September 17, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 14

Stories from the September 17, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW students take SA campaign skills to D.C. elections

Damian McKenna has been down this road before – tattooed with candidate stickers, armed with palmcards, flashing a smile from ear to ear. He stood outside the West End branch of the D.C. public library Tuesday, shaking hands with potential voters, urging them to vote for D.C. mayoral candidate Jack Evans (D). Just a few […]

IN Series focuses on cultural exploration through art

Intimate. Innovative. Intriguing. Inexpensive. International. Inspiring. They all describe the multi-faceted performances featured in The IN Series at GW’s Mount Vernon campus. The IN Series opens its 17th season Friday, with Neruda, A Portrait of a Poet. Showcasing the Nobel Prize winner’s life and work, the evening includes bilingual poetry, music and dance performed by […]

Two GW a cappella groups ready to perform

The sound of music is filling the air as GW’s two a cappella groups prepare for their fall concert. “The more singing around the school, the better,” said Katherine Fischkoff, co-director of the Pitches, the all-women’s group. “We don’t sing classical, jazzy stuff,” Fischkoff said. “We sing contemporary fun songs that you hear on the […]

The Bar Belle

Originally Published 09/17/98 Bar: Fox and Hounds Lounge Where: 1537 17th St. N.W. Crowd: Most bargoers are in their late twenties and thirties Getting in: ID required Prices: Average Food: Typical bar food is available Dancing: None Pick-ups: A few Pluses: An outdoor patio – great for warm nights Minuses: It’s hard to get a […]

Program gives faculty time off to research

GW launched an experimental research program this year as part of an effort to snatch a Research I rating from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching when schools are evaluated in 2000. The Research Released Time Program allows several professors to teach one fewer class each semester to give them more time to […]

Tripping Daisy delivers show of unmatched rock ‘n’ roll

It would have benefited the entire music industry to attend the Tripping Daisy concert at the Black Cat Saturday. There, the industry would have experienced a night of flashing lights and raw, mind-blowing sounds that would have reminded it what rock ‘n’ roll is all about. Who would expect the fragile seeds of the 43-year-old […]

News Briefs

MSA kicks off the year Sixty people attended the Muslim Student Association’s ice cream social and information session last week, the group’s first meeting of the semester. MSA Vice President Amina Chaudary said attendees discovered the MSA is an enthusiastic club committed to bringing fun and religious understanding to campus. Specifically, Chaudary said the MSA […]

Classifieds [9/17/98]

Classified Ads Work Study Help Wanted Announcements Opportunities Internships Housing Offered Roommates Services-General Tutoring For Sale Miscellaneous Furniture

Letters to the Editor

Missing the source I read the movie review about Simon Birch in the Sept. 10 issue of The GW Hatchet (“Childish humor deprives Simon Birch of dignity“) and I was disappointed to see there was no mention that the movie is based on A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving. The reporter said the […]

Greek-letter life is misunderstood

On behalf of the Interfraternity Council’s executive board, I would like to respond to Joshua Isard’s letter “University rules limit rushees’ choices.” In his letter, Mr. Isard scratched the surface of a problematic situation. The issue of a one-week rush period has been a topic of debate for many years, and not just at The […]