April 2, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 33

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

Important event happens at GW

Something happened on campus today, according to people who were there. “Something happened,” one source said. “Uh, yeah,” another source said. “It was something big.” No one at the scene could confirm exactly what happened, but one University administrator, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said he expects the event will both cost a […]

Jones v. Clinton

The Paula Jones sexual harassment lawsuit against President Clinton finally has come to an end. After years of legal wrangling, maneuvering and delaying, the Clinton administration can claim one major victory in its prolonged war with a myriad of adversaries. Though Clinton can breathe a sigh of relief, the question of what constitutes sexual harassment […]

Confusing plot leaves audience Lost in Space

Despite magnificent graphics and special effects, Lost in Space (New Line Cinema) is poorly acted, horribly written and offers a muddled plot. Modeled after the 1960s television show “Lost in Space,” the film travels with the Robinson family across the galaxy. They try to discover another planet to sustain human life since Earth is becoming […]


A statement by Mary Jo Warner, the senior associate director of athletics at GW, was attributed incorrectly in the March 26 edition of The GW Hatchet (“Women’s water polo pushes for varsity status,” p.1). The article said GW has just started the process to ensure it complies with the law (meaning Title IX of the […]

Upchucking games

GgolfNP-nose pickingUFultimate frisbeeTTtupperware throwingBM-bong makingKSkeg standing Monday: G at YaleUF vs. FU12 p.m. The day after: NP vs. Harvard7 p.m.KS at Florida State12 a.m. The day after that: BM at UC-Santa Barbara3 a.m. A while from now: TT vs. Brown8 p.m.

Blues returns with Mooney’s performance at Wolf Trap

The Blues are alive and well. Saturday, April 4, John Mooney and Bluesiana invade the Barns of Wolf Trap. Mooney plays his electric guitar with a fire-and-brimstone intensity that would make Puritan preacher Jonathan Edwards proud. Some say Mooney has made a pact with the devil. Others attribute his blistering hand speed and raunchy sound […]

Crews start spring with wins

The men’s and women’s crew teams took big steps in their respective programs when they began their spring seasons at Lake Cayuga in Ithaca, N.Y. March 28. The men’s varsity eight registered an impressive victory over the Rochester Institute of Technology, while the women’s varsity eight and varsity four both notched victories over Cornell University, […]

GW basketball: sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll

Editors’ note: Since we are such poor journalists and too damn lazy to write an actual feature story, we have provided the word-for-word transcript of our interview with GW men’s basketball player Pack the Bong, women’s basketball player Chastity Myass and Sports Misinformation Director Backedup Bowels GWobe: Lets begin with men’s basketball forward Pack the […]

Recess brings world college comedy festivalto GW campus

It’s not often something really fun happens on campus, but Recess is bringing “Slate: The World College Comedy Festival” to GW this weekend for just that purpose. Thursday, improvisational troupes from all over the East Coast will begin to arrive on campus. Groups from Georgetown, American, Cornell, William & Mary and Tufts will attend. Most […]

Inexperience, rain hurt GW golf team at Loyola Invit.

After a rough fall season, the GW golf team returned to the links in March for three outings, including its latest tournament – a 10th-place finish at the Loyola Invitational in Baltimore, Md. March 23 and 24. GW’s team score of (642) placed the Colonials in the middle of the field of 20 teams at […]