October 14, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 21

Stories from the October 14, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Students `come out to Congress’

GW Pride set up a stand on the H Street Terrace Thursday to support alternative lifestyles and to lobby the U.S. government on National Coming Out Day. National Coming Out Day is a nationwide program sponsored by the Human Rights Campaign, a national non-profit organization advocating equal rights for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered […]

Hippodromania! — staff editorial

GW students will soon have a place to go on campus at night that will have activities that don’t involve alcohol consumption. The fifth floor of the Marvin Center – newly dubbed the Hippodrome – will house new arcade games, televisions with DirecTV, a dance floor, a diner and a cyber lounge, where students can […]

Puck you: Flyers fans flip at Caps game

October 12, 1999MCI Center7:30 p.m. Lots of fans of the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers were on hand to see the Flyers play the Washington Capitals on the Caps’ home ice Tuesday night. So were we. Flyers fans usually walk out of the Caps’ building holding their heads high after another victory, or at least […]

War hero tracks lives of U.S. traitors

Ted Pierce sits in his Falls Church home, wondering if the truth will ever be told. His living room is filled with FBI files stamped “secret,” posters that trace the lives of people he claims are American traitors and newspaper clippings that he believes support his theory. Pierce, or “Coach” as he likes to be […]

WRGW working for professionalism

Over the past year and a half the WRGW team has worked hard to create and establish what we hope will become a cornerstone to the GW community by providing music, sports and a daily news program. Aside from the physical changes at WRGW, we have established certain on-air requirements so that we may obtain […]

Bond editorial’s assessment fails

While your editorial in favor of GW’s bond issue was hardly unexpected (“Bond, GW Bond,” Oct. 12), I am a bit surprised with the tart manner in which you dispose of the legitimate concerns of the bond’s opponents. The thesis of your support is “GW brings jobs, money and talented people to DC” and therefore […]

GW students aid quake victims

GW’s Chinese-American Student Association held a potluck dinner Oct. 1 to benefit the Taiwan Earthquake Relief Fund. Local Chinese restaurants donated food for the $5 all-you-can-eat dinner. The University’s Chinese community is helping fund-raising efforts for victims of the September earthquake in Taiwan, Chinese-American Student Association President Jenny Suen said. More than 120 people came […]

Christian Coalition is a noble group

In Gerome Rothman’s op-ed piece titled “CRs alienate diverse GW community” (Oct. 7, p. 5), he comes to the conclusion that the GW College Republicans attendance at the Christian Coalition conference was an insult to the student body as a whole. We could not disagree more with such an unfair statement. The Christian Coalition is […]

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Gelman librarians preserve local history

Authorities in oral history and novices gathered in Gelman Library Saturday for an open seminar on the preservation of local histories. The History Fair, sponsored by the Special Collections Department of Gelman Library, kicked off National Archives Week, which officially begins Monday. The special week is designed to generate interest in archival history. “This event […]