November 6, 1997

Volume 94, Issue 5

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

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, […]

Entertainment Listings

MOVIES AMC Courthouse 82150 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA(703) 998-4AMC The Full Monty (R)Fri. 2:00, 5:30, 8:15, 10:30Sat. 2:00, 5:30, 8:00, 10:15Sun.-Mon. 2:00, 5:30, 8:15, 10:15Tue.-Thur. 5:45, 8:15, 10:15 The Man Who Knew Too Little (PG)Sat. 8:00 L.A. Confidential (R)Fri.-Sat. 5:15, 10:45Sun.-Mon. 4:45, 10:30Tue.-Thur. 7:45 Starship Troopers (R)Fri. 2:00, 5:00, 7:30, 10:30Sat. 1:45, 4:45, 7:30, 10:30Sun.-Mon. […]

Letters to the Editor

Commencement gripes I would like to address the following response to President Trachtenberg and anybody else thinking about moving Commencement to somewhere other than the Ellipse. GW seniors have suffered through the exorbitantly high prices for tuition and books for four years. Most of us have had the pleasure of being robbed our first few […]

GW reviews TA training

A reaccreditation team visiting campus last month stressed the importance of careful selection and training of GW’s almost 400 graduate teaching assistants, employed by GW to run discussion sessions, conduct labs and prepare students for exams. In its review of undergraduate education at GW, the team of administrators from other universities suggested that “if there […]