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Candidate Profile: Jeff Marootian

Name: Jeff Marootian Hometown: Wayne, N.J. Major: Human ServicesYear: JuniorCredentials: Student Association vice president for Community Affairs, Colonial Inauguration co-coordinator, community service director of GW College Democrats, Faculty Senate Committee for Urban Affairs, HIV/AIDS Peer Educators, Residence Hall Association, JBKO Hall Council, Thurston Hall CouncilWeb site: http://gwu.edu/~jeffm Jeff Marootian jokes that nearly every position he’s […]

Proposed bill could end wagering on college sports

Members of the U.S. Senate introduced a bill Tuesday to ban gambling on amateur sports, including college games, in an attempt to protect athletes and athletics. The proposed legislation would end betting on high school, college and Olympic sporting events. Nevada is the only state where betting on these events occurs. The sponsors of the […]

Panelists address health issues in U.S.

Disparities in the health of different races and economic classes are among the most serious health problems facing the United States, panelists said at a national town meeting at GW Wednesday. The town meeting was broadcast via satellite to 450 sites across the country to help enhance campus and community learning and to improve the […]

D.C. Diary: Midnight Rage

November 1, 199910 p.m.Tower Records A small city sprang up around 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue Tuesday night. Hundreds of fans of the band Rage Against the Machine began lining up outside Tower Records and the collection of shops at 2000 Penn as early as six hours before the group’s scheduled midnight appearance. By 10 p.m., the […]

311 returns to its roots – blending rock, reggae, rap

Before Kid Rock and Limp Bizkit started selling millions of albums by rapping over alternative music, 311 had been doing the same thing for years. And after what many might call a hiatus on its last effort, Transistor, 311 returned with a more solid performance on Soundsystem (Capricorn). Perhaps the most prolific alternative band of […]

Puck you: Flyers fans flip at Caps game

October 12, 1999MCI Center7:30 p.m. Lots of fans of the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers were on hand to see the Flyers play the Washington Capitals on the Caps’ home ice Tuesday night. So were we. Flyers fans usually walk out of the Caps’ building holding their heads high after another victory, or at least […]

D.C. Diary: Music and mayhem

September 25, 1999RFK Stadium12:30 p.m. The musical talent on stage at any large concert can turn into a sideshow when compared to the goings-on off the stage. The HFStival, a concert sponsored by local radio station 99.1 WHFS, featured some of the biggest alternative acts around – like Bush, Limp Bizkit and 311. But pack […]

At the Millennium: Hitting the books

With the millennium approaching, it is a time for many people to look at where they have been and where they are going. Throughout the school year, The GW Hatchet will be exploring different aspects of the University community, how it is changing and what the future holds, through a continuing series: “At the Millennium: […]