March 5, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 27

Stories from the March 5, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Upcoming games

*A-10 Tournament (Philadelphia, Pa.)**If necessary(DH)doubleheader MBB-men’s basketballMTmen’s tennisG-gymnasticsB-baseball Thursday: MBB vs. UMass2:30 p.m.(ESPN2)*B at George Mason2:30 p.m. Friday: G at Oregon St. Invitational7 p.m.MBB at St. Joe’s/TempleTBA**MT vs. UMass1 p.m. Saturday: B vs. Cleveland St.(DH)12 p.m.MBB in A-10 Final**MT vs. Duquesne1 p.m. Sunday: B vs. Cleveland St.12 p.m.MT vs. Bloomsburg12:30 p.m.

Senior shakes down dance in search of roots

Alesia Young is busy these days. She has, after all, recently put the finishing touches on her senior honors thesis. In addition to long hours of research and paper work, she decided to present her thesis in the form of a dance concert. A double major in dance and American studies with a focus in […]

Sports briefs

Four Colonials earn Atlantic 10 honors Four players from the GW men’s basketball team earned recognition from the Atlantic 10 Conference Tuesday when the league handed out its awards for the 1997-’98 season. Junior Shawnta Rogers was named to the second team All-Conference and the All-Defensive Team. No GW players were first team All-Conference selections. […]

SA presidency up for grabs; Strauss takes EVP

Competing chants of “Go Pat Go” and “Potter” thundered in J Street early Thursday morning, as campaign supporters awaited vote counts and the announcement of next year’s Student Association president. But the Joint Elections Committee would return with no victor. In the closest race for Student Association president in five years, Carrie Potter edged Patrick […]

Colonials lose home opener

The GW baseball team was slated to play six games in the past week, but it ended up playing just three. Two games versus Charleston Southern University over the weekend were canceled, as was a home game versus the Naval Academy Tuesday. The Colonials (2-7) lost two of the three games they did play. Maryland […]

Strauss edges Haber for EVP

Jesse Strauss says his election as the Student Association’s executive vice president will be bad news to GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg and other administrators. “They will see that students like what I’ve been doing for the last two years,” he said. Strauss, a Columbian School senator, said he had been “cautiously optimistic” during the […]

Make-believe tribe provides laughs

Despite an extremely simplistic plot, Krippendorf’s Tribe (Touchstone Pictures) gives the audience a reason to laugh. Professor James Krippendorf (Richard Dreyfuss, Mr. Holland’s Opus) is a single father of three on his way to a nervous breakdown. Krippendorf must deliver a lecture on a tribe he discovered in New Guinea. The only problem is he […]

Caught Up tries to be something it’s not

Ever been to a movie to discover shelling out $7.50 for the ticket is the only reason to watch the whole thing? This encapsulates Caught Up (Live Entertainment). The movie revolves around Daryl Allen, played by Bokeem Woodbine (Dead Presidents), and the bad luck that follows him everywhere. After a short prison stint, Allen strives […]

Burn, Hollywood should take its own advice

In An Alan Smithee Film: Burn, Hollywood, Burn – a movie within a movie – the director eventually burns the master print to avoid releasing another awful film. Unfortunately, the real-life director didn’t burn the print of An Alan Smithee Film: Burn, Hollywood, Burn before it was released. How ironic. Another awful film unleashed on […]

Falling concrete limits Marvin Center access

University officials closed the Marvin Center’s H Street entrance earlier this week after chunks of concrete fell from the building’s fifth floor window ledges. Administrators said the immediate structural damage should be repaired this week, but the incident has raised concern about delayed plans for renovation of the 28-year-old student center. A $20 million, two-and-a-half-year […]