December 7, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 36

Stories from the December 7, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW falls to DePaul in BB&T

The GW men’s basketball team knew coming into the BB&T Classic that DePaul University had one of the top freshman classes in the country. But the Colonials found out that the Blue Demons have more than three star freshmen on the roster, as DePaul’s role players led them to an 87-79 victory at the MCI […]

Senior citizen students go to the head of class

Outside Gelman Library every Tuesday afternoon, students gather for Professor Peter Rollberg’s Russian cinema class. The scene is familiar. On a bench, a girl with red lipstick, hair looped back over one ear smokes a cigarette while her boyfriend spins a skateboard at his feet. Several students wearing turtleneck sweaters talk to girls decked out […]

Mescheriakov sizzles, Rogers fizzles at BB&T

Seniors Yegor Mescheriakov and Shawnta Rogers had different games in the first round of the BB&T Classic against DePaul University Sunday at the MCI Center. Mescheriakov was red-hot, but Rogers couldn’t get his shot to fall in the Colonials’ 87-79 loss to the Blue Demons. GW’s 6-9 forward dominated the first half, accounting for 20 […]

Corrections

The article “ACLU addresses marijuana laws” on p. 11 of the Nov. 23 issue of The GW Hatchet incorrectly attributed information to Lauren Andrews, a member of Students for a Sensible Drug Policy. The story should have said the Higher Education Reauthorization Act of 1998 prohibits students convicted of drug offenses from receiving financial aid. […]

Album accentuates 2Pac’s original approach to rap

In the gangster rap explosion of the early ’90s, a few performers stood out from the crowd. Names like Dr. Dre and Snoop Doggy Dog became hip-hop legend. Then there was 2Pac, a rising star among stars. 2Pac’s Greatest Hits (Death Row) shows what made him a star and gives listeners a glimpse at what […]

Law professors testify for judiciary committee

Two GW Law School professors testified before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday to determine the potential for impeaching President Clinton, adding to the number of GW experts involved in the process. Professors Stephen Saltzburg and Jeffrey Rosen submitted their comments on the definition and consequences of perjury to the 37-member committee and answered questions from […]

Holiday activities on Ellipse spread festive spirit

With thermometers boasting temperatures in the 70s and T-shirts replacing turtlenecks, you may need an extra shove to get into the festive spirit this year. The National Christmas Tree Lighting, the Christmas Pageant of Peace and the Menorah Lighting could add the oomph you need to get into the holiday mood. On Wednesday, the National […]

CRs honor America’s fallen soldiers

Bathed in the glow of a December sun, the GW College Republicans paid homage to America’s fallen soldiers Sunday at an Army wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. CR President Jared Hosid and executive board members Emily Cummins, Jennifer Thomson and Jason Osborn represented the organization as they […]

Album features new versions of ’80s hits

The 1980s featured some of the best movies ever made. Teen comedies – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Romantic date flicks – Say Anything. And the films that can only be described as “eighties” – Footloose and Dirty Dancing. And they all came with a soundtrack. In their Eyes: ’90s Teen Bands vs. ’80s Teen Movies […]

Funding woes stifle alternative voices

GW’s campus now has more gates than student newspapers. When the satirical newspaper Protest THIS! folded its print edition last month, it joined the ranks of several other upstart publications that ended their runs because money was tight. Campus publications such as It magazine, Unfiltered and The GW Independent have closed down in recent years, […]