November 24, 1997

Volume 94, Issue 10

Stories from the November 24, 1997 issue of the GW Hatchet.

N.C. State hands GW women first loss of season

The GW women’s basketball team has lost just three times at the Smith Center in the past four seasons. One of those losses came Saturday afternoon to visiting North Carolina State University, who led for almost the entire game before beating the No. 21 Colonial women 68-64. “I don’t think too many teams will win […]

Upcoming Games

Monday: MBB vs. Kentucky9:30 p.m.*on ESPN Tuesday: MBB vs. Arizona or Boston CollegeTBD* Wednesday: MBB vs. TBD*WBB at U.C.-Santa Barbara7 p.m. Thursday: no games scheduled MBBmen’s basketballWBBwomen’s basketball*at Maui Invitational

Mighty Joe Plum gives new name to Southern music

In recent years, bands from the American South have made their presence known in the world of modern rock. Cowboy Mouth’s hardcore New Orleans rock, Matchbox 20’s pop sound and the Refreshments’ south-of-the-border twang have carved a niche in the rock and alternative markets for Southern groups . Hailing from Florida, Mighty Joe Plum might […]

Team aims to improve Smith Center

As the District nears a final decision on GW’s proposed health and wellness center, an advisory committee is exploring the equipment and procedures at the Smith Center, hoping to find ways to improve the current facilities. The Smith Center Advisory Team, which is comprised of 14 appointed students, is charged with recommending changes to the […]

Penny-pinching makes Hawaii affordable

LAHAINA, HAWAII – A white Chevy rental car makes a hairpin turn on a one-lane mountain road, revealing a breathtaking scene: a cliff jutting from the sea, splashed by spots of sun. The cliff is only one of the incredible sights on the island of Maui, Hawaii. The island paradise is a popular vacation destination […]

Departments look for new faces to head the class

When Annie Wooldridge talks about affirmative action in faculty hiring at GW, she knocks on wood. “We do pretty well for ourselves,” she explained, rapping on her desk. “We have the policies down pat. Any change has to happen in that department, in that search committee, that office. The trick is to close the gap […]

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, […]

GW lacks concrete costs for MCI Center alternative

The committee appointed by GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg to explore options for this spring’s Commencement ceremony will not release its recommendations until it examines the costs of holding the event at the newly-completed MCI Center. At a Student Association town hall meeting last week, committee members said they still do not have concrete figures […]

To find truth, history must be examined

In the Nov. 13 issue of The GW Hatchet, the opinion article “The Forgotten Armenian Genocide,” (p.4) said that “while countless State Department documents, congressional hearings, consular reports and missionary statements testify to the brutal massacre of Armenians . seldom will you find this historical fact in any textbook or scholarly journal.” The writer asks […]

GW prepares for three games at Maui Invitational

LAHAINA, HAWAII – After landing on Maui Saturday, the GW men’s basketball team spent Sunday preparing for its first game in the Maui Invitational versus ninth-ranked University of Kentucky. GW (3-0) will play its first-ever game against the Wildcats Monday at 9:30 p.m EST. The game will air on ESPN. If the Colonials win, they […]