January 14, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 38

Stories from the January 14, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Sure Shot

There truly is no business like show business. Only in show business could you take an old-fashioned product, add a few new quirks more in tune with the time, and create a hipper version that resonates with the glamour of the original and pleases modern audiences. That’s exactly what producers Barry and Fran Weiser, of […]

Gore speaks at GW on `lifetime learning’

Vice President Al Gore announced initiatives to promote “lifetime learning” during the “Vice President’s Summit on 21st Century Skills for 21st Century Jobs” Tuesday at the Marvin Center. Vice President Al Gorephoto by Joshua S. Prezant “Obviously, lifetime learning is more than just a phrase,” Gore said. “It is a way of expanding all our […]

Wright excels as Dolly Tate in Annie Get Your Gun

“The big break comes when everyone knows who you are. I wouldn’t say I have that yet,” said Valerie Wright, who plays Dolly Tate in the revival of Annie Get Your Gun. Although Wright still awaits her big break in acting, she is not new to the industry. Growing up in Las Vegas, Wright was […]

New Web program creates virtual classes

Prometheus, an Internet tool for course work at GW, has gained momentum during the spring semester, offering professors and students a new educational medium. “(Prometheus) has done more for the faculty than anything I’ve ever seen,” said Computer Information and Resource Center Director Brad Reese, who helped implement the software. The World Wide Web-based course […]

Diverse cast members become friends on set of Varsity Blues

Varsity Blues (Paramount Pictures) brings together novice actors with a preteen idol and Academy Award-winning actor. But on the set, the lines separating the groups blur, the Hollywood hierarchy disappears and the cast members are friends instead of co-stars. Set in a small town in Texas, Varsity Blues follows the local high school football team […]