December 6, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 34

Stories from the December 6, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

The right answer comes from whom?

When two strikingly similar term papers crossed the desk of Professor Molly Spitzer Frost last semester, she was skeptical. Getting an extremely good paper from an indifferent student is enough to make a professor suspicious, she said. But it was more than the strength of the papers that bothered her. They were virtually identical. Her […]

Alexander, Egleston spark GW’s upset of No.7 Rutgers

The GW women’s basketball team upset No. 7 Rutgers University 63-58 in front of 2,533 screaming fans at the Smith Center Saturday night. GW seniors Marlo Egleston and Starr Jefferson and junior Kristeena Alexander sparked the Colonial women, who overcame a 3-of-23 (13 percent) first-half shooting performance to find victory. The exciting win for the […]

D.C. Diary: Home Sweet Hippodrome

December 3, 1999The Hippodrome12 a.m. I reluctantly came to the Hippodrome at midnight expecting to be the only geek on campus chillin’ in the Marvin Center on a Friday night. Parties were going on in all the dorms, excuse me, residence halls, fraternity boys and sorority girls were at their semi-formals, Manouch was serving up […]

Women to unite against femicide

Marc Lepine entered the school of engineering at the University of Montreal Dec. 6, 1989, preparing to do battle with his perceived enemy – women. Screaming, You’re all fucking feminists, he opened fire on a classroom, killing 14 women and wounding nine other women and four men, before he killed himself. Lepine left behind a […]

Urich, Lewis detract from Chicago’s flair

The National Theatre’s Chicago – The Musical has the glitz and the glamour. It has the sultry story of passion, murder and fame in 1920s Chicago. But it also has Vicki Lewis (News Radio) and Robert Urich (Spencer for Hire). Lewis co-stars as the sultry Velma Kelly. Imprisoned for the murder of her husband, Velma […]

Basketball teams stage weekend of upsets

Coming into the Fifth Annual BB&T Classic, the 2-3 GW men’s basketball team appeared for all the world to be in over its head, facing an impossible schedule, a losing record and a year without an NCAA Tournament bid. In short, if the 1999-2000 season was to still end in happiness, the team had no […]

Beck tries to follow legends, but lacks emotional spark

Beck is the poster child of music in the 1990s. He is detached and dripping with irony. He picks and chooses from different styles, making new music out of them. He has gone from making loser be a cool label to being a pimp and a player on his new album, Midnite Vultures (Geffen Records). […]

New program allows students to donate points to homeless

GW students now can help the homeless by donating their meal plan points. A new system allows students to donate points to a fund used to purchase food at Miriam’s Kitchen for homeless people. The food and other essentials will be chosen based on a wish list prepared by the kitchen listing useful items. Donations […]

GW’s 10 Most Intriguing Students

These are the most interesting people on campus over the last year – according to The GW Hatchet’s editorial staff. Phil Meisner Removed Student Association President Phil Meisner said he thinks students on campus can identify with him because he’s a tragic figure. Everyone’s got a soft spot for the underdog, he said. When he […]