January 26, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 16

Stories from the January 26, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Upcoming Games

WBB-women’s basketball Monday: WBB vs. George Mason7 p.m. Tuesday: no games scheduled Wednesday: no games scheduled Thursday: WBB at Virginia Tech7 p.m.

George Washington women vs. George Mason women

The Colonial women return to the Smith Center after a two-game road trip to take on George Mason. The Patriots are 9-9 overall and 3-5 in the Colonial Athletic Association. George Mason is coming off a win over the College of William & Mary Friday. George Mason is led by senior guard Krista Jay, a […]

National Gallery of Art honors M.C. Escher

Patterns dissolve as cubes turn to birds and a chess game becomes the coast of Amalfi. The banner spanning the main entrance of the M.C. Escher exhibit gives fair warning for the art that follows. The National Gallery of Art has assembled a collection of 85 pieces of Escher’s work. “A Centennial Tribute” commemorates the […]

SA pushes for more eateries on GWorld

The University soon will begin the GWorld Card program’s Phase II which will enable students to use debit points at vending and laundry machines. But some student leaders said they are wary of the University’s ability to implement the program effectively since problems in the current system have not been solved. With only one off-campus […]

Asian crisis shows need for reforms

Only a few months ago, economists, businessmen, politicians and journalists were singing the praises of a “miracle economy” and then almost out of nowhere … wham! The Asian “miracle” economics went into a downward spiral that had ripple effects around the world, from India to Brazil to Russia, Europe and the United States. In October, […]

GW soars to 17-3 with road wins

The GW men’s basketball team went on the road this weekend and continued amassing wins, topping Fordham Thursday and Duquesne Saturday. The Colonials (17-3, 6-1 Atlantic 10) have won four straight games and 12 of their last 13. GW won both games without junior forward Yegor Mescheriakov, the team’s leading scorer. Mescheriakov still is sidelined […]

Adjunct professor details tie to Lewinsky, Tripp

The relationship between Linda Tripp and Monica Lewinsky was “like a big sister and little sister,” according to a former Pentagon official in an exclusive interview with The GW Hatchet. William Blacklow, an adjunct professor in the Elliott School of International Affairs and former deputy assistant secretary of defense for public affairs-communications, was Tripp’s immediate […]

Roe v. Wade

Editors Note: The name of the woman in this story was changed at her request. Katherine frowned as she walk across the Ellipse. The gray morning air crackled – the horizon cluttered with moving figures, red-letter signs parted to reveal more posters, more clouds of breath. Christian rock from a loudspeaker swung eerily over the […]

PB and MCGB approve new JEC charter

The Program Board and Marvin Center Governing Board last week approved the redrafted Joint Elections Committee charter, which was passed by the Student Association at the Senate’s emergency meeting Jan.13. PB and MCGB also made new appointments to this oversight committee, but now await SA appointments to complete the JEC. The committee, initially chartered in […]

GW feels waves of Clinton controversy

GW, along with the rest of Washington D.C., has been caught in the media frenzy swirling around allegations President Clinton had an affair with a former White House intern and encouraged her to lie under oath. Students, alumni and professors have been asked to appear on television and in newspapers to offer information connected to […]