A GW sophomore was robbed at gunpoint Sunday at around 2 a.m. in front of the Columbia Plaza C building on Virginia Avenue. The University Police Department has not made an arrest and has posted crime alerts on campus to warn the GW community of the robbery. A gunman demanded Ari Senders’ wallet as he […]
April 16, 1998
Volume 94, Issue 37
Stories from the April 16, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.
Sure the latest sequel pales in comparison to the original Major League. Sure even Charlie Sheen dodged signing on to this sequel. Sure the jokes are about as low brow as those in an Ernest movie. But keeping things in perspective, and taking the film at face value, Major League: Back to the Minors succeeds. […]
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The venue was perfect. Planet Hollywood: a giant playground celebrating the grandness of cinema where adults and kids alike can escape the toil of reality. Just the right place for actors Scott Bakula, Ted McGinley and Eric Bruskotter and director John Warner to fool around while entertaining questions from a bunch of college students about […]
Walter Cronkite has witnessed some of the greatest moments of the 20th century during his 82 years as a newsman, and has stamped these events with the imprint of his voice. Cronkite addressed a packed house at the National Press Club Monday in the final installment of the four-part Kalb Report on ethics in journalism. […]
The GW Department of Theatre and Dance combines two dramatically different one act plays into an enjoyable evening. “Paris When It Sizzled” is just another evening with those weird, whiny expatriates of the 1920s. The ones like F. Scott Fitzgerald, Josephine Baker, Cole Porter, Gertrude Stein and Ernest Hemingway. Anyone who thinks they know them […]
About 100 people gathered in Funger Hall Tuesday evening to await a telephone call from death row inmate Tyrone X. Gilliam, the next prisoner slated for execution in Maryland. Gilliam is one of 14 men on Maryland’s death row – he is incarcerated in Baltimore, Md. for murder. The forum, sponsored by the GW Campaign […]
When one of the truly talented, funny actors in Hollywood reduces himself to a film that offers two hours of garbage, it’s pathetic. My Giant (Castle Rock/Columbia) is worse than boring – it’s annoying. The film boasts a handful of funny moments. All are included in the television previews. Billy Crystal (Deconstructing Harry) plays Sammy, […]
The article “Columbian Blues: Students pay for communication gaps with advisors,” in the April 13 edition of The GW Hatchet (p.1) should have said Rahul Patel placed out of his Columbian School language requirement during Colonial Inauguration before his freshman year began, and that he earned credits at Columbia University during the summer of his […]
Superb writing and talented stars elevate The Object of MyAffection (Twentieth Century Fox) beyond usual expectations for a romantic comedy. Paul Rudd(Clueless) and Jennifer Aniston(Picture Perfect) star in the flick about a complex relationship in the 1990s. Rudd stars as George Hanson, a gay first-grade teacher. He directs musicals for a private New York City […]