December 6, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 34

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

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 […]

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Students to dole out GW judicial advice

A newly created student group that aims to familiarize students with University rules met for the first time at a general information session Thursday night. The Student Advocacy Service will provide the students of the George Washington University with sound judicial advice for all student judicial proceedings, according to the group’s mission statement. Freshman Matt […]

New EVP envisions an SA working for students

Kim McGraw said she knows she has big tasks ahead of her. The newly appointed executive vice president of the Student Association said she’s ready for the challenges and is adjusting to her overnight transition to the post. I think it’s going to be a great experience for me, and I think I will have […]

Jewish students celebrate Shabbat

The GW Jewish Student Association hosted more than 200 guests at the first Gala Shabbat celebration in the Marvin Center Ballroom Friday in honor of the first night of Hanukkah. Shabbat is the Jewish equivalent to the Christian Sabbath and ceremonies are held every Friday at Hillel, but the occurrence of these two holidays in […]

The Saints go marching home with a win

Siena 94, GW 91Saturday, Dec. 11 After a week of SirValiant hype, GW’s 14-game home winning streak ended with a wild loss to the Saints of Siena College in front of 3,806 frenzied fans. It was a game that will be long remembered in Foggy Bottom – if not for Brown’s Smith Center-record 42 points, […]