October 28, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 25

Stories from the October 28, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Barr addresses Mount Vernon

Rep. Bob Barr (R-Ga.) spoke to GW students on the Mount Vernon campus about conservatives’ issues during a GW College Republican event Wednesday night. Barr began the lecture by highlighting his view of the Republican Party’s successes during its reign as the majority party in Congress. In the past five years there has been tremendous […]

The Bar Belle: Dan’s Caf?

Originally Published 10/29/99 Bar: Dan’s Caf? Where: 2315 18th St., N.W. Crowd: twentysomethings Getting In: IDs checked at the door Prices: the norm Food: the Bar Belle didn’t see any Dancing: you couldn’t sway if you tried Pick-ups: always possible Pluses: fun bar scene, bottles of Jack Daniels for mixing your own drinks Minuses: hot, […]

CLLC seeks to hire community facilitators

The extensive selection process for next year’s community facilitators started this week with information sessions conducted by the Community Living and Learning Center. Candidates received applications at these sessions along with a comprehensive overview of the job and its responsibilities. Tova Olson, CLLC’s manager for Selection, Training and Development, said qualities needed for the position […]

Classifieds (10/28)

Classified Ads Work Study Help Wanted Announcements Personal Services Opportunities Internships Housing Offered Travel Tutoring Typing/Word Proc.

`Crossfire’ host doles out criticism to Republicans

Crossfire co-host Bill Press told students in Funger Hall Tuesday he does not believe presidential candidate Pat Buchanan’s assertion that the Democratic and Republican parties are identical. I think it’s pure elephant shit, Press said. He worked with Buchanan on Crossfire until Buchanan left the show to pursue his political career. Press did not have […]

Cyber babies — staff editorials

The business of assisted reproduction recently took a turn for the worse. The eggs of beautiful, healthy and intelligent women will now be auctioned to the highest bidder over the Internet. And the architect of this ingenious Web site – www.ronsangels.com – will take 20 percent of the profit from each sale. The brainchild of […]

Speaker addresses prospects for peacein the Middle East

A Palestinian member of the Israeli Parliament described what he termed the Pepsi versus Coca-Cola elections for prime minister earlier this year in the Marvin Center Sunday. Israeli Parliament member Azmi Bashara said, like Pepsi and Coca-Cola, the prime minister candidates were virtually identical when it came to their ideas about the peace process. Bashara […]

`Sweatshops’ the best alternative

I am guessing that it must be hard for many of you to accept my view or even begin to understand how I can tolerate and accept the so-called sweatshops and their real or exaggerated poor working conditions and environments. The reality is that there are uglier truths that I didn’t share. No this is […]

News Brief

GW axes modem access Off-campus Internet users will no longer be able to dial into the GWIS system using a modem after Jan. 1, 2000. Dave Swartz, the chief information officer of Information Systems and Services, said the modem pool system is not Year-2000-compliant. The University was forced to decide whether to spend $100,000 to […]