November 6, 1997

Volume 94, Issue 5

Stories from the November 6, 1997 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Upcoming Games

Thursday: no games scheduled Friday: WS vs. Xavier-8 p.m.*WVB at Duquesne7 p.m. Saturday: SD at Virginia Tech11 a.m.WVB at St. Bonaventure-4 p.m.WP at CWPA Eastern Championships** Sunday: WS vs. UMass or Dayton*WP at CWPA Eastern Championships** * at A-10 Tournament** at NavySDswimming & divingWPwater poloWS-women’s soccerWVBwomen’s volleyball

Jerry Lake

Professor Jerry Lake once disassembled a log cabin in Pennsylvania to remove a five-foot-tall coal-fired furnace. He brought it back to Virginia, where it now heats his house. The one he built himself. A few years ago, Lake drove all the way to Minnesota to buy an enlarger that uses 8×10 photographic negatives. “It barely […]

Canada to hit Bayou with Moxy Fr?vous

In the almost eight years Moxy Fr?vous has been together, it has taught listeners a wide range of things – an accordion can make a good love song great, Dr. Seuss is a great inspiration for a live act and government agendas are not all good. Yes, this band of four Canadians slated to play […]

Miramax strikes hearts with Welcome to Sarajevo

Goodbye Sarajevo. Goodbye to all that you once were, to the culturally rich and thriving city that was the focal point of the world during the Summer Olympics of 1980, to the torn and ravaged city now besotted with despair and hostility. Michael Winterbottom’s Welcome to Sarajevo (Miramax) disconnects itself from the political entanglements and […]

Play promises one wild ride

Fasten your seat belts, folks. “Lend Me A Tenor” is going to be one wild ride. From Nov. 6-9, GW’s Theater and Dance Department presents its second main stage production at the Marvin Center Theater. Ken Ludwig’s “Lend Me A Tenor” promises to be an unforgettable evening of fun and excitement. The famed Italian opera […]

GW ups residence hall water flow

Water flow to bathroom sinks in residence halls will be increased in the next month in response to student complaints about low water pressure caused by a water conservation project implemented by the University last month. The amount of water flowing to bathroom sinks will increase from one-half gallon per minute to 1.5 gallons, according […]

Horoscopes

SCORPIO (Oct. 22-Nov. 21) Feeling blue just because every time the Rose Man walks into a bar no one buys a flower for you? Maybe that’s because you suck. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) You and your dumb habits are annoying your roommates and driving them to drastic measures. Don’t be surprised if you come home […]

Pi Kappa Alpha suspended

The GW chapter of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity was suspended by the University until 2001 after an investigation this week into the hospitalization of a pledge, according to a letter from GW administrators to the Interfraternity Council. The suspension came after the fraternity was disciplined last winter after an incident in which pledges were […]

Bar Belle

Bar: Old GloryWhere: 3139 M Street Crowd: 30-35Getting in: Really do need to be 21Prices: A little priceyFood: It’s really goodDancing: NonePick-ups: None for younger college studentsPluses: Near campusMinuses: The crowd Being carded at the door feels more like a strip search, not simply a presentation of an ID. The bar is packed after peak […]

Alumni unveil credit card

The University’s Alumni Association joined with MBNA America Bank this year to offer students a GW Alumni Association MasterCard. The credit card offers students a credit line of up to $5,000, a no finance charge option on new purchases, low minimum monthly payments and no annual fee. Marie Steeves, director of alumni benefits and services, […]