October 27, 1997

Volume 94, Issue 2

Stories from the October 27, 1997 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Madredeus places spell on audience

Through a background of complex acoustic rhythms came the angelic voice of Teresa Salgueiro, singing with Madredeus at Lisner Auditorium Friday night. By the end of the night, the audience was in love with that angel’s voice, and with the band. The night began on a humorous note when Carlos Trindade on synthesizer delayed the […]

GW Fraternities Combat National Opinion in Wake of Hazing Deaths

The GW Interfraternity Council has 102 additional members as a result of its September 1997 rush process. In the same month, the 12 fraternities of the IFC were among the many students across the nation shocked by the recent deaths of two freshmen fraternity pledges at Louisiana State University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The […]

Entertainment Listings

MOVIES AMC Courthouse 82150 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA(703) 998-4AMC The Full Monty (R)Fri. 1:45, 5:30, 7:45, 10:00Sat. 2:00, 5:30, 8:00, 10:15Sun. 2:00, 5:30, 8:00, 10:00Mon.-Thur. 5:45, 8:15, 10:15 In & Out (PG-13)Fri. 1:30, 5:30, 8:15, 10:30Sat. 2:00, 5:30, 8:15, 10:30Sun. 2:00, 5:30, 8:15, 10:15Mon.-Thur. 5:45, 8:15, 10:15 L.A. Confidential (R)Fri. 2:00, 5:00, 8:00, 10:45Sat. 1:30, […]

SA reorganizes advocacy service

The Student Association is revamping its Student Advocacy Service in an effort to provide a more personalized touch to student government, SA officials said. The reorganized service will provide students an outlet to address administrative and academic grievances, and general concerns about student life. SAS is meant to serve as a safety net to catch […]

Zeglis named AT&T president

Chairman of the University Board of Trustees, John Zeglis, was named the new president and chief operating officer of AT&T earlier this month. A key figure in AT&T’s major strategic efforts during the last 15 years, Zeglis is credited with drafting the plan that broke up the Bell Telephone System in 1984, overseeing AT&T’s lobbying […]

News Briefs

SA’s Academic Update helps students online GW students now can access the Academic Update online starting Monday Oct. 27. The update provides course and professor evaluations collected by the Student Association at the end of last semester. The new World Wide Web site will include information about more than 900 courses offered at the University. […]

A virtual interactive conversation about and with Mr. `P.’

Since I’m shameless and like to see my name on the Internet, I’ve been perusing the Net pretty regularly since we here at The GW Hatchet have gone global. I’ve found some pretty interesting stuff. Two things I’ve found are tremendously funny. First, Rush Limbaugh does this “conversation” with people by taking their words out […]

Roofs and boilers and.

If opening schools three weeks late in September due to roof repairs wasn’t bad enough, students at D.C. public schools now face the closings of seven schools for boiler repairs. It seems that no matter how much students complain about the state of their schools, the adults responsible refuse to listen. Instead of their concern […]

Excellent Smithers

The Justice Department announced last week that it is seeking to fine Microsoft $1 million a day for violating a 1995 agreement aimed to restrain some of the company’s business practices. The decision has provoked debate about whether Microsoft is a monopoly and violates federal anti-trust laws. Does Microsoft ensure its firm grip on the […]

PSU promotes Cornel West’s Restoring Hope

Cornel West, author, professor and political activist, promoted Restoring Hope, a book that addresses societal racism and the hope to overcome it, to a full crowd in the Marvin Center Ballroom Saturday afternoon. “What this book is about has no room for optimism, it has no room for pessimism, it’s about hope and struggle . […]