November 20, 1997

Volume 94, Issue 9

Stories from the November 20, 1997 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Colonials earn win over AU, prepare for Maui

GW pounded the ball inside early and continued to get points in the paint to dispatch American University 74-47 Wednesday night at the Smith Center. The Colonials (3-0) took control early, running off nine straight points to open the game. Twice during the run Alexander Koul got the ball under the basket in good position […]

GW opens season by beating Hoyas

Tajama Abraham, Colleen McCrea and Lisa Cermignano were not on the court for the Colonial women Tuesday, but Noelia Gomez and Elisa Aguilar were, and they led the GW women’s basketball to team to a 83-62 season-opening win at Georgetown. Aguilar, a sophmore guard, led all scorers with 19 points. Gomez chipped in 17 points […]


Originally Published 11/20/97 The match scratches noisily, fizzles, then bursts into life, illuminating a dark, narrow face. “Doroud. (Hello.)” “Doroud. (Hello to you.)” “Car-o bar chetoure? (How is business?)” “Khobe bad neest. (All right…)” The taller man reaches into his pocket and hands a wad of a cash to the short, bald Iranian man hunched […]

Anastasia proves fairy tales not only for kids

In the mood to hear a good fairy tale? Or does a trip to Paris sound better? Anastasia provides the means to travel both to a fantasy Paris and to the blissful days of youth. Anastasia (Fox Family Films) is the new feature-length animated film from Don Bluth and Gary Goldman, creators of An American […]

D.C. band finds audience at GW

With deep, enticing vocals and subdued percussion, River pulls its listeners in so close they get a personal serenade. The audience at Hillel’s Pajama Jam this Saturday will share the River experience while making a projected 2,000 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for the homeless. The D.C. area-based band had its beginning 10 years ago […]

Holiday happenings usher in festive feeling in D.C.

Need the perfect gift for that special someone, or just a break from studying? An outing to one of the great holiday activities in D.C. is the perfect solution. A cultural metropolis, D.C. will host a wide variety of theater, dance and musical productions during the next two months. Most of the productions offer student […]


SCORPIO (Oct. 22-Nov. 21) You go on a date with Super Fan Mike this weekend. It’s in retaliation for your boyfriend stalking that girl he likes. You should get mo’ drunk this weekend – I know how much you like Jell-O shots and wine coolers. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) You’ll finally get released from your […]

Dance lacks exploration

While the leaps and movement qualities of many dancers often are compared to birds in flight, few have come as close to flying as H. Art Chaos’ flock of female dancers Tuesday night at GW’s Marvin Center Theater. In Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring,” the Japanese dance company performed an aerial dance by dangling from ropes. […]

Students rally for Ellipse during town hall

Students, faculty and administrators packed a Funger Hall auditorium Tuesday night to address the issue of moving Commencement from the Ellipse to the newly-built MCI Center. The town hall meeting, sponsored by the Student Association, gave students the opportunity to give their input and question the committee charged by GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg to […]

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, 10:30 The Man Who Knew Too Little (PG)Fri.-Sun. 2:00, 5:00, 7:45, 10:00Mon.-Tue. 5:30, 8:15, 10:20 Starship Troopers (R)Fri.-Sat. 1:30, 4:30, 7:30 10:30Sun. 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 10:20Mon.-Tue. 5:15, 8:00, 10:30 Anastasia (G)Fri.-Sun. 1:00, 3:15, […]