November 19, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 33

Stories from the November 19, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW renovates theater and dance facilities

GW artists will gain more practice space when renovations to Marvin Center expand the facilities of the University’s theatre and dance department. Currently, the ground floor of the Marvin Center houses a two-story dance studio. But as a result of the renovations, the first floor will be boarded over to create more room for the […]

GW defeats Hoyas in opener

The GW women’s basketball team trailed Georgetown University for most of the first half but prevailed 72-54 in its season opener Monday night at the Smith Center. With less than 10 seconds left in the first half and the Colonial women trailing 34-33, Chasity Myers made a steal off a trap near the endline and […]

GW students robbed off campus

Two off-campus robberies in the past week have University Police Director Dolores Stafford warning students to be cautious about security when they step off campus. Two students, a male and a female, reported they were robbed at gunpoint at the intersection of South Carolina Avenue and 9th Street Monday night. The victims told police that […]

GW crews finish fall season, prepare for spring

The GW crew program wrapped up its fall competitive season last Sunday, when the novice boats hit the water at Princeton University at the Belly of the Carnegie. Only the novice boats (made up of freshmen and first-year rowers) competed at the event. The men fielded two boats, and the women entered three. The men […]

SA Greek-letter committee gathers testimony in hearing

The Student Association Senate’s ad hoc Greek Affairs Committee heard testimony Sunday from GW fraternity members that later will be released in a report to administrators and the University’s Board of Trustees. In his testimony before the committee, Interfraternity Council President Neil Smith spoke of the accomplishments of the Greek-letter community. He said this fall’s […]

Library extends study lounge hours

Students now will be able to remain in Gelman Library’s fourth-floor study lounge until 2 a.m. after University administrators approved funding for additional security. The two-hour extension kicked off Monday night with a ribbon-cutting party. Students packed the library’s fourth-floor lobby, eating desserts and drinking coffee. At midnight, members of the Student Association and Gelman […]

Enemy of the State excites viewers with endless action

An action-packed flick with corruption, murder and redemption, Enemy of the State (Touchstone) takes Will Smith another step away from his days on “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.” Smith (Men in Black) portrays Robert Clayton Dean, a D.C. attorney who suddenly finds himself involved in a web of deceit surrounding the murder of a […]

Letters to the Editor

Support needed I write this letter in regards to student attendance at GW women’s basketball games – it is deplorable. On Monday, the 13th-ranked Colonial women played our cross-town rival Georgetown and won. They played a great game even though almost as many Georgetown students attended as GW students did. As a Smith Center employee […]

Joseph Mills presents latest work at Fall Dance Concert

The GW Dance Company performs its Fall Dance Concert this weekend in the Dorothy Betts Marvin Theatre. The concert, directed by dance Professor Joseph Mills, contains works choreographed by Mills and GW seniors. An experienced dancer, Mills’ list of credentials is impressive. Before he began touring with MOMIX Dance Theatre in 1987, Mills was a […]