December 2, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 33

Stories from the December 2, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

D.C. Diary: Thanks but no thanks

November 30, 1999Thurston Hall, fifth floor11 p.m. Upon returning from Thanksgiving break, residents of Thurston Hall were greeted in every stairway and elevator and on every floor with signs advertising Thurston Hall Gratitude Week. Assuming that I probably was not alone in coming back to school a little jaded in the gratitude department after a […]

The Hatchet’s Local Men’s Basketball Rankings

1. Maryland (5-1), previously firstEasily the kings of D.C. now. Could change by Monday. 2. GW (2-3), previously third 3. Georgetown (2-3), previously secondNo quality wins equals third place. Hosts Howard Monday. 4. American (3-1), previously fifthHere by virtue of their record, but remember when GW beat the Nantucket Nectars 120-78? Well, the Nectars beat […]

Kaufman’s confidant gives insights into the legend

Trying to explain Andy Kaufman is almost an impossible task. Kaufman was never quite sure of who he was and presented his character du jour to nightclub and television audiences. One moment he was a lovable foreign man with an unrecognizable accent and an uncanny impression of Elvis Presley. The next night he was an […]

Fifth Annual BB&T Classic Preview

MCI Center (20,674) Saturday: GW (2-3) vs. Seton Hall (3-0)-1 p.m. No. 24 Maryland (5-1) vs. No. 16 Illinois (2-1)-3 p.m. Sunday: Consolation-6:30 p.m. Championship-8:30 p.m. TV: All games on WDCA-TV (UPN 20) Radio (for GW): WAGE 1200 AMStudent Radio: WRGW 540 AM, GW cable channel 22Internet: WAGE show available at Broadcast.comWRGW show available at […]

Gunshots fired following Colonials basketball game

Several gunshots were fired outside Guthridge Hall following a mid-game scuffle between fans inside the Smith Center during the GW men’s basketball game against the University of South Florida Saturday. Dolores Stafford, director of University Police, said a witness alleged that some of the individuals involved in the fight at the Smith Center also were […]

GW (2-2) vs. No. 7 Rutgers (3-1) Preview

Saturday, 7 p.m. Smith Center Student radio: WRGW 540 AM, GW Cable Channel 22Internet: WRGW show available at www.gwradio.comRutgers last season: 29-6 (17-1 in Big East) Rutgers leads all-time series 23-6Last meeting: GW 73, Rutgers 70 (Jan. 7, 1995) School information: Enrollment of 33,500Located in New Brunswick, N.J.

SJT ranks among highest paid

GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg received $404,014 in pay during l997-1998, according to last week’s report of university presidential salaries by The Chronicle of Higher Education. Trachtenberg said the annual list published by the trade publication is all such a bore. He said GW is not paying enormous salaries to its administrators and said other […]