November 4, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 27

Stories from the November 4, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Censorship isn’t child’s play — staff editorial

The wildly popular Harry Potter children’s book series recently faced criticism by parents claiming that the stories teach witchcraft and sorcery – they say it has facets of Devil-worship. These concerned parents undoubtedly have the welfare of children in mind, but censoring the Harry Potter series would not serve the children’s best interest. Children are […]

Sports Brief

Swimming and diving routs Dukes The GW men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams won 25 of 26 events against Duquesne in Pittsburgh Oct. 31. The men won 135-92 and the women won 153-96. Senior Tim Champney finished first in two individual events, setting a pool record in the 200-yard backstroke. Junior Wes Teter also […]

Rogers signs with IBL’s BayRunners

Shawnta Rogers said Wednesday afternoon from his home in Baltimore that he has chosen to play for the Baltimore BayRunners of the International Basketball League. He was waived Oct. 25 by the New Jersey Nets of the NBA. When (the Nets) signed (guard) Sherman (Douglas), I knew I wasn’t going to make it, Rogers said. […]

Upcoming Games

Thursday:no games scheduled Friday: WVball vs. Virginia Tech-7:30 p.m. MTennis at ITA Region 1 Championship Saturday: Swimming at Virginia Tech Sunday: Golf at Delaware-Caves Valley Invitational

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 […]

Fantasy Land

The GW Theatre and Dance Department gave a modern twist to its version of William Shakespeare’s romantic comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The production is a hip, non-traditional portrayal of the classic satire. The appeal of the show is the production’s minimalist approach. Director Alan Wade creates a mystical world with fairies, the forest and […]

Professor report cards

The chance to grade professors is the highlight of the semester for many GW students. Who can pass up the opportunity to put into writing how irritating it is for an instructor to ask students to please leave when they are only 15 seconds late? Or how about the professor who believes that a 71-percent […]

Classifieds (11/1)

Classified Ads Help Wanted Announcements Personal Services Opportunities Internships Housing Offered Travel Tutoring Typing/Word Proc. For Sale Miscellaneous

The Bar Belle: Rumors

Originally Published 11/04/99 Where: 1900 M St., N.W. Crowd: upper twentysomethingsGetting In: as usual, need ID at the doorPrices: a bit on the expensive side – a bottle of Miller Lite hits you up for $3.85 and a mixed drink drains $4.40 from your pocketFood: full menu until 10 p.m. Dancing: yepPick-ups: of coursePluses: a […]