January 29, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 17

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

George Washington women vs. St. Joseph’s women

GW and St. Joseph’s, two of the best teams in the Atlantic 10, play their only scheduled game of the season Sunday at the Smith Center. This will be the teams’ first meeting since the Lady Hawks upset the Colonial women in the final of last season’s A-10 Tournament 59-56 at the Smith Center. St. […]

George Washington men vs. Virginia Tech men

GW returns to the Smith Center Saturday for the first of two meetings with Virginia Tech. The Colonials (17-3, 6-1 Atlantic 10) are in first place in the A-10 West Division. In addition, GW’s leading scorer, forward Yegor Mescheriakov, is expected to return to the lineup after missing three games with a sprained right ankle. […]

Upcoming Games

GgymnasticsMBBmen’s basketballSDswimming & divingWBBwomen’s basketballWTwomen’s tennis Thursday: WBB at Virginia Tech7 p.m. Friday: WT at Cornell Invitational9 a.m.G at Kentucky7:30 p.m. Saturday: WT at Cornell Invitational9 a.m.SD at UMBC w/ Navy men11 a.m.MBB vs. Virginia Tech2 p.m. Sunday: WBB vs. St. Joseph’s4 p.m. (ESPN2)WT at Cornell Invitational9 a.m.

Sports Briefs

GW to elect six to Hall of Fame The George Washington University will induct six members to its Athletic Hall of Fame at the Washington Marriott Hotel Friday, Jan. 30, at 7:15 p.m. The six inductees are Susan M. Barkley (volleyball, graduated in 1984), Joseph S. Corbett (wrestling, 1982), Jeannie P. Dahnk (women’s diving, 1981), […]

Gravedigging GW professor wants skeletons out of the closet.

The case reads like a classic whodunit mystery. On May 2, 1972, police discovered the body of former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover in his Northwest Washington home on 30th Street N.W. On the night stand next to his body lay a biography: Citizen Hoover, a scathing criticism of Hoover’s career. According to a 1973 […]

Opposite sides of the abortion debate

Editor’s note: The woman’s name in this story was changed at her request. Inherited life Jennifer stopped hesitantly at the threshold of the Hillcrest Women’s Surgi-Center in Southeast Washington, composed herself, then made her way into the abortion clinic. It was the Saturday after the 25th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, and Jennifer has set […]

Homecoming calls for bar scene fun

Scenario: Everyone is going out for the night, dressed to the nines. How do you prepare to take on the evening full of alcohol and dancing? The first thing you think about is not safety, as everyone knows. But in the bigger picture, it really should be at the top of your list. You’ll be […]

Good times exist beyond drinking

You’ve searched far and wide for your long lost look-alike who just happens to be 21 years old. But alas, no such person exists. Believe it or not, options for fun exist for people under 21. The only thing you definitely need to have a great time is a big group of friends willing to […]


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 […]