September 17, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 14

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

Columbia Plaza burglary worries students

Students who live in the Columbia Plaza apartment complex said they are concerned about security after a student’s apartment in the five-building complex was burglarized Sept. 5. Junior Julie Wenger said she locked the door but did not lock the deadbolt to her apartment in the “A” building of the complex on 23rd and E […]

Funny Man

Growing up, comedian Richard Jeni was the “court jester.” His kingdom was Brooklyn, N.Y., and his older friends made up his royal court. Years later, after winning numerous awards for his comedy, Jeni describes himself as “Seinfeld with an edge.” “I don’t do props, I don’t do impressions,” Jeni said in a phone interview. “I […]

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 […]

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