November 5, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 29

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

Living Out Loud explores love and life after marriage

Living Out Loud (New Line Cinema) adds new meaning to the notion of the stereotypical “chick flick.” Starring Academy Award winner Holly Hunter(The Piano) and Danny DeVito (LA Confidential), the movie offers a fresh view of life in the never-ending search for love and happiness. Hunter portrays Judith Nelson, the wife of a wealthy Manhattan […]

A new dawn? – Staff editorial

With the results of Tuesday’s election in, two important figures that loomed over the District of Columbia through some of its darkest hours have passed from the scene. Sen. Lauch Faircloth (R-N.C.) was defeated in a close election, and Mayor Marion Barry (D) chose not to run for another term. Faircloth was chair of the […]

Elections bring promise and problems

Thurston Hall residents who voted in Tuesday’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission election may have been given ballots for the wrong single-member district, said ANC candidates and GW Votes Director Adam Siple. Ed Meinert, a student who ran for ANC single-member district 2A05, which he said includes Thurston Hall, said he is contesting the election. Meinert lost […]

GW set to battle for A-10 title

In each of the last five years, the GW women’s soccer team has run into a roadblock at the Atlantic 10 Tournament. The Colonial women have lost to Massachusetts – the conference’s defending champion – in the last five A-10 tournaments. But this may be the year GW could either break through the roadblock or […]

Local residents defeat students in ANC

Three GW undergradautes were shut out of the Advisory Neighborhood Commission in Tuesday’s election as local residents rallied to keep ANC 2A student-free as it has been for almost three decades. The trio hoped to become the first students on the board, but lost in tight local races in which their candidacies sparked much of […]

Colonials run over One World

GW men’s basketball coach Tom Penders promised to bring exciting, up-tempo play to the Smith Center this winter. He delivered Wednesday night as the Colonials rolled to a 108-81 victory over One World Basketball in the team’s first exhibition game of the season, highlighted by a 64-point GW first half. The game was an up-tempo […]

TicketMaster doles out more Dalai Lama tickets

Students interested in attending the Dalai Lama’s upcoming lecture began lining up as early as 9 p.m. Sunday to be among the first in line for the second round of ticket distribution Monday morning. The Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, will speak as part of GW’s “Democratic Invention” series at Lisner Auditorium […]

Upcoming games

C-crewG-golfMBB-men’s basketballSD-swimming & divingWBB-women’s basketballWVB-women’s volleyballWS-women’s soccer*if necessary**exhibition Thursday: no games scheduled Friday: WS vs. Xavier-8 p.m.*WVB at URI-7 p.m.MBB vs. Court Authority-7:30 p.m.** Saturday: WVB at UMass-7 p.m.C at Princeton ChaseG at Delaware Invit.SD vs. Va. Tech-11 a.m. Sunday: WS vs. UMass/Dayton*G at Delaware Invit.WBB vs. Russian Jr. Nat.-7 p.m.**

Williams wins easily, Barry’s reign ends

Democrat Anthony Williams won a landslide victory in the D.C. mayoral election Tuesday, defeating Republican Carol Schwartz and ending the long, scandal-tarnished era of Mayor Marion Barry. “Today in our city, a voice was heard,” Williams said at his victory gala at the Mayflower Hotel. “And they said, `We want our city back.’ “ The […]

GW water polo advances to Easterns

The GW men’s water polo team placed fourth out of eight teams last weekend in the Collegiate Water Polo Association Southern Championships, earning a trip to the Eastern Championships. The Colonials opened the weekend with an 8-5 victory over Salem-Teikyo University, but then lost to the U.S. Naval Academy and Princeton University. GW entered the […]