January 29, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 17

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

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 […]

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 […]