November 5, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 29

Stories from the November 5, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Students paint hands in cultural exchange

Students spent Tuesday night learning about the ancient art of mendhi by decorating their hands with henna paste as part of a monthly series of “how to” programming sponsored by the South Asian Society. The Indian name mendhi refers to the process of staining one’s palms and feet with a paste made from henna plants. […]

GW Theatre performs Chekhov’s `The Seagull’ with thoughtfulness

“I want to live,” cries Peter Sorin (Troy Miller), endlessly puffing on a cigarette as he wrenches and writhes from undefined but painful ailments. Sorin, a former district attorney, exemplifies the feeling of dissatisfaction and aversion for life in each character of Anton Chekhov’s, “The Seagull.” In his typical style, Chekhov unfolds the tale of […]

News brief

IFC cancels party patrol The Interfraternity Council announced the fraternity party patrol will not come to GW as earlier reported, IFC President Neil Smith said. Smith said the idea of the party patrol was sparked by a relatively new self-governing policy. As a result of the policy, members of the IFC executive board patrol fraternity […]

Get Wet

Leave it to Adam Sandler to resurrect the phrase “open up a can of whoop ass” and the term “needledick.” Yes, the professional goofball who cracked up people with Happy Gilmore, Billy Madison and – one could argue – The Wedding Singer is back. And his latest movie, The Waterboy (Touchstone Pictures) is sure to […]

Election briefs

IFC cancels party patrol The Interfraternity Council announced the fraternity party patrol will not come to GW as earlier reported, IFC President Neil Smith said. Smith said the idea of the party patrol was sparked by a relatively new self-governing policy. As a result of the policy, members of the IFC executive board patrol fraternity […]

Classifieds [11/5/98]

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Letters to the Editor

Green U? Hardly I recall reading an information packet GW distributed to all prospective students. When I came to look at the school, I picked up one of the packets. I was taken aback when I read that Vice President Al Gore had designated GW a “Green” University. Although this was not my sole reason […]

Historic civil rights group expands to GW

The recently founded GW chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People might be young, but Latoyia Harris, the group’s vice president, said the organization already has begun to make a difference. “From looking at our first three months, we have definitely united (GW’s) black community,” said Harris, who helped acquire the […]

Clearing up some misconceptions

For the past month the Student Life Committee of the Student Association Senate has considered possible methods of addressing the mounting problems with Greek-letter life on campus. After some discussion, we opted to form an ad hoc committee to constructively focus our energy. The purpose of an ad hoc committee is to investigate different issues […]

GW survives scare in exhibition game

Preseason exhibitions are supposed to be blowouts. But when the host team is playing its first game of the season without its all-American candidate, the outcome becomes more unpredictable. The GW women’s basketball team – without star senior forward Noelia Gomez – opened against Athletes in Action, winning 78-72 in a tight game at the […]