April 19, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 64

Stories from the April 19, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

G. Love and Run DMC to perform in Georgetown

G. Love and Special Sauce opened its 1994 self-titled album with the line “The things that I used to do, ain’t never gonna do them no more.” Five years later, G. Love has failed to live up to his word. G. Love and Special Sauce has released two subsequent albums and toured relentlessly. But it’s […]

Silverchair proves critics right with latest album

The pubescent Australian pop sensation Silverchair reaffirms its critics’ accusations with its new album, Neon Ballroom (Epic) – it is nothing more than a trio of untalented pretty boys with a penchant for making lousy music. On the 12-song album, the band alternates between orchestrated, mellow love songs and the edgy, angst-ridden rock songs that […]

ESIA could move to new building

GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg said administrators have recently discussed the possibility of moving the Elliott School of International Affairs to a new location to open classroom space for the law school. GW Law School Dean Michael Young announced the law school could move into Stuart Hall in 2002 and later expand to Lisner Hall, […]

Band from Wales hits U.S. music scene with fun album

In the history of rock ‘n’ roll, many cities have been the home of great bands – Memphis, New York, San Francisco, London, Manchester, Wales. Wales? Yes, you read that right. Now, some of the most interesting and exciting bands are coming out of Wales, such as the Manic Street Preachers and Catatonia, to name […]

Daisy makes dining a Rich experience

“Customer First” is written on the white button Daisy Rich wears on her forest green apron. The message has become more than a slogan for her. With sliver-rimmed glasses perched on her nose, she sings a song she created: “Oh I got your card. I got your meal deal, baby.” To many students, Rich may […]

Nothing strange at Queer Prom

A tall young man in a long black gown stands before the mirror scrutinizing his reflection. “My goodness,” he says in a voice somewhere between dainty and husky. “My breasts are so low, they could be real.” He adjusts his chest, smoothes his hair and lumbers proudly back to the dance floor atop unforgiving heels. […]

Gouker to lead Hatchet into new millennium

Sports Editor Dustin Gouker was elected The GW Hatchet’s next editor in chief April 1 and was approved Friday by the Hatchet’s Board of Directors. Gouker, a junior from Abbottstown, Pa., said he is excited about the opportunity to lead The Hatchet into the next millennium. Though he was elected on April Fools Day, he […]

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Friends of Cincinnatus focuses on community

Students interested in playing an active role in community service projects can join Friends of Cincinnatus, a new student group dedicated to increasing community service involvement. “We are public servants who want to help with community service,” said President Michael Bennett. “There needs to be a group at GW that goes out together as a […]

Block party offers food, fun

The smell of the barbecue and cotton candy hung in the F Street air Sunday as GW students braved a windy afternoon to celebrate community unity at the annual Thurston Block Party. “It’s the perfect opportunity to hang out with your friends and eat free food,” freshman Sona Balanian said. “You can act like you’re […]