March 2, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 26

Stories from the March 2, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Correction

The story “Few voters turn out for forum” (The GW Hatchet, Thursday, Feb. 26, p.1) should have said SA presidential candidate Jason Ditzian proposed GW students leave their mark on the University through their student groups, not the Student Association.

GW falls in Atlantic 10 semis

The GW women’s basketball team is sitting on a bubble that is about to burst. After losing a heartbreaker to Virginia Tech in the Atlantic 10 Tournament semifinals, the Colonial women (19-9) are going to need a little help from the selection committee to get an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament. With the semifinal […]

Radford banned from residence halls

Zach Radford, a candidate for a Columbian School of Arts and Sciences senate seat, was banned from campaigning in all residence halls Thursday after twice violating a rule, according to Joint Elections Committee Chair Terry Goddard. Goddard said Radford received a ten-point fine for a poster placed on the walls of Thurston Hall, and a […]

Homey setting gives Phillips Collection style

Duncan Phillips began the Phillips Collection in 1918 seeking to create an intimate and comfortable environment in which to view art. It was first named the Phillips Memorial Art Gallery in memory of his father and brother who died within 13 months of each other. Phillips opened it in the family home, where he continued […]

BPU celebrates black history

GW’s Black Peoples’ Union is hosting its annual Black History Celebration, pushing beyond February’s Black History Month to continue pride-inspiring programs. “The goal we set out at the beginning of the year was to help our students academically, culturally and socially,” said BPU President James Allen. “I think we are serving that purpose through the […]

Mono’s debut album disappoints new fans

Its name means one – and the band Mono creates one unique sound. It has one album. It has one hit. And it has one problem: its debut album, Formica Blues (Mercury Records) demonstrates Mono’s style, but that’s all it does. The first track, “Life in Mono,” is the album’s highlight. The song, featured on […]

Media executives visit Kalb Report

Four executives from major newspapers and television networks discussed decision making in the media on the Kalb Report Friday night as part of a GW-sponsored forum on ethics in journalism at the National Press Club. Moderator Marvin Kalb and his guests explored the pervasive force the media has become in past decades – and questioned […]

Four players, four years – senior hoopsters say goodbye

Senior guard Andrei Krivonos stepped to the line for two free throws with :20.7 seconds left on the clock. His team trailed 67-65 in the GW men’s basketball game with St. Bonaventure at the Smith Center Saturday. Krivonos stepped up and calmly hit the bottom of the net with both shots to tie the Senior […]

Warm weather, cherry blossoms, green grass and baseball

Ah, February in Washington – the weather is warm, the interns are ready and the cherry blossoms are imminent. Spring is sprung, the grass is risen. I wonder where the ballpark is. With the generous assistance of El Ni?o, we’ve been enjoying an Indian spring, which gets me itchy for the thing that I itch […]

Scholars, activists to look for a meeting of the minds

Activists and scholars can be uncomfortable bedfellows, but GW will seat the two in the same parlor at its “Activism and the Academy: Opening Dialogues” conference March 27-28. “There is a perception that academic language complicates and distracts from the actual project,” conference coordinator Rachel Riedner said. “But on the other hand, there is a […]