January 29, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 17

Stories from the January 29, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Horoscopes

AQUARIUS (Jan. 22-Feb. 21) This weekend you need to balance fun and work. Figure out now what it means to budget your time so you don’t have to pull an all-nighter down the road. PISCES (Feb. 22-March 21) Tired after a long week’s work – probably not. Work isn’t a word in your vocabulary. Carry […]

GW Hatchet Bar Guide

Originally Published 01/29/98 Bar: Capitol City Brewing CompanyWhere: 1100 New York Ave. N.W.Crowd: Diverse, mostly corporateGetting in: Must be 21Prices: $3.75-$7.00Food: Burgers to pastaDancing: Music onlyPick-ups: Not really for college crowdPluses: Fresh beer, no coverMinuses: Older clienteleA big trend toward local breweries exists for good reason. Capitol City Brewery is one if the best around […]

Entertainment Listings

MOVIES AMC Courthouse 82150 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA(703) 998-4AMC The Boxer (R)Fri.-Sun. 1:30 Wag the Dog (R)Fri.-Sun. 1:00, 5:15, 7:45, 10:00Mon.-Thurs. 5:15, 8:15, 10:30 As Good As It Gets (PG-13)Fri.-Sun. 1:15, 4:30, 7:30, 10:30Mon.-Thurs. 4:45, 7:30, 10:15 Deceiver (R)Fri.-Sun. 1:30, 5:30, 8:00, 10:15Mon.-Thurs. 5:15, 7:45, 10:00 Tomorrow Never Dies (PG-13)Fri.-Sun. 10:00Mon.-Thurs. 10:00 Fallen (R)Fri.-Sun. 1:45, […]

SASS plan puts dean next door

After a long day at the office, Jan-Mitchell Sherrill doesn’t face D.C. traffic or the crowded Metro on his way home. The associate dean of GW’s Community Living and Learning Center leaves his office in Fulbright Hall and heads for Francis Scott Key room 102, where he has lived since December. As part of the […]

IRS lightens student tax burden

New guidelines released Jan. 16 by the Internal Revenue Service clear up a provision in the federal tax code that authorizes a tax exemption for students who regularly attend classes at the college or university where they are employed. The long-awaited clarification in federal law means students enrolled at least half time and employed by […]

GWU’s Asian students explore financial options

GW students hard hit by the Asian economic crisis are being offered relief by the University, though some are worried this aid will fall short of their needs. Tuition deferment and employment plans are among options being presented to students. Some Asian students are cutting their living expenses to meet the cost of GW tuition. […]

Closed tunnel delays Metro passengers

Foggy Bottom and Rosslyn Metro stations were evacuated Saturday while officials spent more than an hour investigating smoke rising from the tunnel between the two stations. Metropolitan Police shut down the tunnel around 12:30 p.m. while city firefighters looked for the cause of the smoke, said police Sgt. T. Haselden. The stations re-opened at 1:40 […]

Joint Elections Committee to draft rules by Friday

The Joint Elections Committee’s three final members were appointed Tuesday, leaving the nine-member committee three days to draft its rules for this year’s campus elections. The Student Association Senate approved Andrew Lewis, Kevin Burkett and Jonathan Skrmetti as President Kuyomars “Q” Golparvar’s appointments to the committee. Last week, the Marvin Center Governing Board and the […]

Homecoming ’98

This weekend is Homecoming. For the first time in recent years, Homecoming will not be overshadowed by a University-run event. Last year it was the Inaugural Ball; the year before was the 175th Anniversary. This year will be students’ chance to show everyone what kind of show they can put on. Events target everyone this […]

SA seeks to fill grad student gap

The recent departure of an overworked graduate Student Association senator means the Senate must once again search for a graduate student interested in the position. Finding graduate students to fill Senate seats has become an annual battle in the SA and the current search already has been on for several months. The resignation of former […]