November 13, 1997

Volume 94, Issue 7

Stories from the November 13, 1997 issue of the GW Hatchet.

News Briefs

GW presents second Kalb Report Friday The second forum in “The Kalb Report: Ethics in Journalism” will be held at the National Press Club Friday at 8 p.m. The topic of the discussion is truth in journalism. Panelists include New York Times Washington Bureau Chief Mike Oreskes; NBC News national correspondent Gwen Ifill; USA Today […]

Film creatively intertwines diverse aspects of life

One Night Stand (New Line Cinema), the latest from director Mike Figgis, tries to unite vastly differing aspects of life, such as a fatal disease and adultery, into one story. Surprisingly, it works. Wesley Snipes (Murder at 1600) plays Max Carlyle, a Los Angeles-based commercial director who is in New York on business. While visiting […]

Advising workshops need focus

The lack of uniformity among the Columbian School’s freshman advising workshops surfaced among the concerns students voiced at a recent Student Association town hall meeting. “I get constituents all the time that tell me weird stories about freshmen advising workshops and I’d like to do what I can to help change this,” said SA undergraduate […]

Entertainment Listings

MOVIES AMC Courthouse 82150 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA(703) 998-4AMC The Jackal (R)Fri.-Sat. 2:00, 5:00, 8:00, 10:45Sun. 2:00, 5:00, 8:00, 10:30Mon.-Tue. 5:00, 7:45, 10:20 The Man Who Knew Too Little (PG)Fri.-Sat. 1:45, 5:30, 8:15, 10:30Sun. 5:15, 8:00, 10:30Mon.-Thur. 5:30, 8:15, 10:15 Starship Troopers (R)Fri.-Sat. 1:30, 5:15, 8:00, 10:45Sun. 1:30, 5:15, 7:45, 10:20Mon.-Thur. 5:15, 8:00, 10:30 Red […]

Letters to the Editor

Know what you’re saying When I opened the Nov. 6 issue of The GW Hatchet and read the “Network Down” editorial (p.4), I was really surprised. The first line is a quote from GW Vice President and Treasurer Louis Katz describing why GW does not have sufficient funding to match its technological goals. The quote […]

GW hosts Clinton, Reno

President Clinton led a panel discussion in the Marvin Center Theater Monday as part of the White House Conference on Hate Crimes, stressing the importance of education in tackling the national problem of hate crime. A handful of GW student leaders also were invited to attend the conference and joined many of the panelists at […]

A conversation with God the Father and Her son Chuck

Recently I have been persecuted in the media. To quell my naysayers, I have chosen to broach a serious topic. This is a first for me, and I apologize to my regular readers who look forward to my frivolity for inspiration. But today I decided to impart true wisdom and since I don’t have any […]

WNBA in D.C.

The WNBA is coming to Washington. The D.C. area will be one of two expansion cities for the women’s league and hopefully will benefit from the same huge amount of public support and interest that has greeted other cities’ franchises. Similarly, the new team will offer inspiration to area youth. Washington-area fans helped bring the […]

The forgotten Armenian genocide

I was pleased to read a letter to the editor in The GW Hatchet’s Nov. 6 issue that identified Turkey as a major violator of human rights (“China not alone, p.4). Although the letter was thorough in outlining Turkey’s major offenses, I would like to elaborate more on the forgotten 1914-18 genocide of more than […]

The au pair ruling

The recent ruling in the au pair trial has sparked discussion about the balance of power in the courtroom. Questions have been raised as to who is the dominant party in the never-ending search for justice – the judge or the jury. While the former is the interpreter of the law, the latter is a […]