November 13, 1997

Volume 94, Issue 7

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

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 […]

Upcoming Games

Thursday: no games scheduled Friday: MBB vs. Howard-8 p.m.* Saturday: CC at District II Champ. (State College, Pa.)-10 a.m.Crew at Belly of the Carnegie (Princeton, N.J.)-12 p.m.SD vs. La Salle-1 p.m.WVB vs. Rhode Island-2 p.m.MBB vs. Delaware or Siena-TBD* Sunday: WVB vs. UMass-2 p.m. MBB-men’s basketballCC-cross countrySD-swimming and divingWVB-women’s volleyball*-Red Auerbach Classic

Colonials sprint to 53-point exhibition rout

College basketball teams rarely win by 53 points, or get two walk-ons in the scoring column, yet the GW men’s basketball team did both in its 97-44 exhibition rout of the Around the World Basketball team Monday. It was a night of rare accomplishments for the Colonials that left fans smiling in the Smith Center. […]

GW wins final road games

Wrapping up its final road trip of the season, the GW women’s volleyball team garnered two victories to carry it into its final four-game home stand. The Colonial women defeated Duquesne in five games Friday and swept St. Bonaventure Saturday. “That was our goal going into the weekend, and it felt great,” head coach Susie […]

GW splashes to sixth place in fall finale

Playing on one of the brightest new golf courses on the East Coast, GW only could muster a faint glimmer as it finished in sixth place at the 12-team Delaware Fall Invitational in Owings Mills, Md. Colonials head coach Scott Allen said last week his team had a chance to win this last tournament of […]

GW looks to next season after disappointing ’97

Despite the fact that the GW men’s soccer team did not reach all of its goals this season, finishing 6-11-1 overall and 4-6-1 in the Atlantic 10, team members succeeded individually. “They put in the effort,” acting head coach John McNamara said. “They were never a team that didn’t play 90 minutes.” GW will lose […]

Credit union awaits court ruling

The Supreme Court opened its term in October with a case that could jeopardize the future of the National Institutes of Health Federal Credit Union and endanger the credit union’s relationship with GW students and staff. The court will decide if credit unions like NIH extend beyond the scope of the Federal Credit Union Act […]

Sports Briefs

Swimming and diving loses at VTU The GW men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams both suffered losses at Virginia Tech Nov. 8. The men’s team fell 139-104, despite placing first in six of the 13 events. Sophomore Tim Champney led the Colonials by placing first in the 50-yard freestyle in 21.55 and helping the […]

Elevator fall scares student

Adams Hall resident Ian McClatchey said he was rattled and dazed after falling four floors in the residence hall’s elevator Nov. 1, but University officials claim he was never in danger. The incident came only months after an independent inspector examined all campus elevators and University officials worked to ensure that problems with the elevators […]


Exhibitionism can tingle with pleasure and power, says visiting human sciences Professor Elizabeth Grosz. She defies any notion of dusty academia, honing in on subjects labeled perverted in stodgier circles. Her scholarship is fleshy and fascinating – penetrating the realm of the sexual, the corporeal, the naked. GW’s human sciences program – the only one […]