February 19, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 23

Stories from the February 19, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Tuition hike leaves students wary

The tuition hike approved Friday by the University’s Board of Trustees again has raised concerns about GW’s financial decisions. In the wake of last year’s 6.9 percent increase, students advocated more communication between students and administrators, calling for student input into the University budget process. Students say this year’s lower increase is more acceptable, but […]

Baseball at a glance

Coach: Tom Walter, second year 1996-’97 record: 21-33, 9-12 A-10 Top returnees: Thomas Baginski (pitcher), Ryan Dacey (shortstop), Mike Roberts (second base) Top newcomers: Tony Brown (centerfield), Eric Mitchell (catcher), Nate Nanzer (catcher) Top departures: Troy Allen (outfielder, drafted by Atlanta Braves), Matt Williams (pitcher, transferred to George Mason) Key games: Mar. 21-22 vs. Virginia […]

CRs, CDs announce candidate picks

The College Democrats and College Republicans picked their favorites for campus leadership positions at their annual endorsement hearing Monday. Carrie Potter and Jesse Strauss won the CD endorsement for Student Association president and executive vice president. The group supported Mike Jewsbury for Program Board executive chair. The CRs endorsed Patrick Macmanus for the SA’s top […]

Top high school recruit Gadzuric to visit GW Sunday

Dan Gadzuric, considered one of the top high school centers in the country, will be at Sunday’s GW men’s basketball game against Temple as part of a recruiting visit, according to Gadzuric’s high school coach Steve Metz. The GW Athletic Department also confirmed that Gadzuric – a 6-11, 250-pound native of the Netherlands – will […]

Five residence halls to be wired by fall

Five residence halls will be wired for cable and Internet by this fall, Residence Hall Association President Randy Bomze said Wednesday night. An outside contractor will begin wiring Kennedy Onassis, Guthridge, Munson, Strong and Fulbright halls the first week in March, Bomze said. Room charges will increase 15 percent for students living in the residence […]

SMPA to offer master’s degree

The School of Media and Public Affairs will offer a graduate program this fall, thanks to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees Friday. The master’s degree in media and public affairs will incorporate issues pertinent to politics, journalism and entertainment – three areas already addressed in SMPA undergraduate programs. “It’s taking the strength of […]

Wayans’ brother shows his talent in Senseless

What would it be like for someone to have their senses heightened to the extreme? That is the question asked in Senseless (Dimension Films), a hilarious new comedy starring Marlon Wayans (The Sixth Man). Wayans may have started his career with a tad of nepotism, but if this film is any indication, his name soon […]

Growing pains

The GWorld card saga continues. After an angry student reaction to the GWorld card office’s decision to force students to pay – with cash, check or credit card – for Mick’s employee mistakes, administrators have relented. Students will indeed be able to pay off last semester’s meals at the off-campus restaurant with meal plan points. […]

Complex plot muddles understanding of film

Sphere (Warner Brothers) might have been a perfectly rounded movie with no imperfections. But it’s more of polygon with a variety of sides, leaving the audience confused. The movie starts off without any background. Psychologist Norman Goodman (Dustin Hoffman, Wag the Dog) is called by a U.S. government agency to fly to the middle of […]