March 26, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 31

Stories from the March 26, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Women’s water polo pushes for varsity status

The head coach of the GW women’s water polo club is proposing the sport receive varsity status as the University examines gender equity issues within its athletics programs. Women’s water polo, a club sport at GW for four years, could be the team to benefit from the athletics department’s push to ensure the University complies […]

Faculty members showcase research

The Scholars Showcase Wednesday offered more than a forum for faculty members to present their research efforts – it signified a crossroads for GW as it prepares to move into the upper echelon of American research universities, said Carol Sigelman, GW’s associate vice president for research and graduate studies. The educational fair recognized the work […]

SA president-elect prepares herself for the seat of control

Carrie Potter says she is not accustomed to the fact she will be the next Student Association president. “I don’t think it’s really sunk in yet,” Potter said. “I don’t know when I’m finally going to realize it.” The role of student body president will not be a completely new one for Potter, though. She […]

A plethora of thoughts inspired by Nyquil

WARNING: THIS COLUMN WRITTEN UNDER INFLUENCE OF NYQUIL. Unfortunately, computers don’t qualify as heavy equipment. My name is no longer “Audrey Molina.” Refer to me only as “That Girl Who Writes Those Articles in The Hatchet.” It just seems easier that way for everyone. Ah, if only I could be like Prince – oh, I’m […]

Academy garners respect for Oscars

Maybe the Academy is changing. Maybe it’s going legitimate. Judging by Monday night’s Oscars, it’s on its way. In the past, Oscars have gone to people because they’ve gotten old, they’ve had a hard year, they’re really influential in Hollywood or they always get one. Times have changed. Robin Williams received his first Oscar, along […]

Senate passes student group mid-year allocations

The Student Association Senate passed its mid-year allocations bill at Tuesday’s meeting, legislation that will give student groups a better idea of how much money they have to spend for the rest of the year. The Senate is responsible for dispersing money it receives from student fees to registered student groups. According to SA bylaws, […]

Even with slow plot Long Island succeeds

Love and Death on Long Island (Lions Gate) has little action, very few characters and a slow-to-develop plot. However, its originality, wit and humor make it one of the best films this year. Giles De’Ath (John Hurt, Rob Roy) is a widowed author in England. An aging and lonely man, De’Ath has yet to be […]

ESIA urged to extend curriculum

Students in GW’s Elliott School of International Affairs are calling for additions to the school’s curriculum, appealing for courses that focus on areas of the world they say currently are ignored by the school. But student proposals for the addition of a new concentration may encounter obstacles as existing programs face possible cuts. “I can […]

Southern musical tries to accomplish too much

Kudzu is a fast-growing plant from Japan used for decoration. But it often spreads wildly as a weed over trees and foliage in the South. “Kudzu: A Southern Musical” playing at Ford’s Theatre, is much like the plant – its beauty is obscured as weed. The musical is based on Doug Marlette’s comic strip “Kudzu.” […]

GWorld card program welcomes Steak Around

Steak Around joined the GWorld card program as an off-campus partner this week, making it the first off-campus restaurant to the join the program since the University ironed out glitches with Mick’s Restaurant earlier this semester. The restaurant is connected to the University by modem, a system that will allow Steak Around employees to instantly […]