October 30, 1997

Volume 94, Issue 3

Stories from the October 30, 1997 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Golf team shows signs of life at ODU tourney

Two consecutive weeks off led to the Colonial golf team’s best single-round performance of the year at the Old Dominion/Seascape Tournament in Kitty Hawk, N.C. However, GW (620) could not maintain the great play in the second round and finished last in the 21-team field. An opening round 301 put the Colonials in contention with […]


SCORPIO (Oct. 22-Nov. 21) I doubt if you’ll be able to concoct a Halloween costume that’s any uglier than the real you, but you can try. Perhaps you can go as the love child of Trachtenberg and Dorothy Miller. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) What’s the scariest thing this Halloween? It’s not ghosts and goblins. It’s […]

Water polo makes Easterns for first time

The GW men’s water polo team will make history this Saturday. After a 1-2 weekend at the Collegiate Water Polo Association Southern Championships at Princeton last weekend, the team will participate in the Eastern Championships for the first time in school history. Led by first-year head coach Van Hoffman, the team will begin competition at […]

Sports Briefs

Cross country to host A-10 Championships The GW cross country teams will host the Atlantic 10 Championships Saturday at 10 a.m. at their home course. The conference meet, to be held at Bull Run Park in Centreville, Va., will feature the top male and female runners of all the Atlantic 10 schools in what is […]

Upcoming Games

Thursday: no games scheduled Friday: MS at Temple3 p.m.WS vs. Temple3 p.m.WVB vs. Va. Tech-7:30 p.m. Saturday: CC at Atlantic 10 Championships-10 a.m.*SD at Duquesne-11 a.m.WVB vs. Temple-5 p.m.G at JMU Fall Classic Sunday: WS vs. St. Joseph’s-1 p.m.MS at St. Joseph’s-2:30 p.m.WBB vs. Denamo-Moscow2 p.m.G at JMU Fall Classic *at Bull Run Park, Centreville, […]

Matt Ferry

Matt Ferry has more than one hat hanging in the closet. He is an athlete, captain of the GW men’s soccer team for the past three years. He is a student, who earned his undergraduate degree in international business from GW last year and is working on his master’s degree in project management. He is […]

D.C. offers frightful fun for Halloween

Halloween has sneaked up and stolen more than half the semester. Those busy with midterms have not gotten a spare moment to think about what to do for Halloween. But, never fear, The GW Hatchet GWeekend is here. With a limited college student budget, costumes need to be cheap, but they can still be good. […]

Renfro shines in Telling Lies

Viewers beware: Telling Lies in America (Banner Entertainment) is hypnotizing. It could be the music, pure 1960s blues. Or it could be the atmosphere, sultry and mysterious. But it is neither of those elements. It is Brad Renfro. Renfro (Sleepers), a precocious lad of 15, runs away with the heart, soul and spirit of this […]

Smaller classes, larger library could be in law school’s future

The philosophy of outgoing law school Dean Jack Friedenthal will continue to spark debate after he leaves in June. Friedenthal said he believes reduced class size and a higher dollar amount spent per student are necessary to the school’s future. However, GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg has expressed different ideas. Higher admissions are vital to […]

Film focuses on Gere, not political issues

Some things never change in Hollywood. Alan Alda is still sensitive. Ellen is still gay. And Richard Gere is still the prettiest man in show business. Gere’s most recent movie, Red Corner (MGM), tries to meld his two most obvious passions, namely showing Chinese human rights violations and showing off his butt. Gere plays Jack […]