January 20, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 35

Stories from the January 20, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Quote of the Week

Athletic Director Jack Kvancz said many departments, other than the athletic department, were involved in the NCAA certification process: If only the athletic department were involved, it would be like the fox watching the henhouse, and that wouldn’t get anything done. Different departments provide different ways to slice the chicken.

Sports Briefs

Gymnastics to host invitationalThe GW women’s gymnastics team will host the 17th Annual GW Invitational Sunday at noon at the Smith Center. The field will include the University of North Carolina, the University of Pennsylvania, Radford University, Temple University and The College of William & Mary.GW finished fourth in the 1999 Invitational. Mount Vernon fields […]

Upcoming Games

Thursday:WBBall at Dayton-7 p.m. Friday:no games scheduled Saturday:Swimming vs. James Madison-11 a.m.MBBall at Dayton-2 p.m.WBBall at Xavier-2 p.m. Sunday:Gymnastics at GW Invitational-12 p.m.

Mind games

D.C. DiaryNovember 20, 200011:32 p.m. Since I was stuck at work during what my friends call a stellar performance by hypnotist Tom Deluca Tuesday night in Lisner Auditorium, I decided to get the experience second-hand by getting inside the hypnotized minds of a few (err, two) students. I originally talked to sophomore Madeeha Rana, who […]

Women’s basketball game previews

George Washington (13-2, 4-0 in Atlantic 10) vs. Dayton (8-8, 3-2 A-10)Thursday, Jan. 20, 7 p.m.University of Dayton Arena (13,455), Dayton, OhioTV: NoneCampus Radio: WRGW 540 AM (available on GWTV Channel 22; available on Internet at www.gwradio.com)All-time series: GW leads 8-0 (1996-present)All-time series at Dayton Arena: GW leads 4-0Last meeting: 77-52, GW in 1999 at […]

Chow Down

Originally Published 01/20/00 BD’s Mongolian Barbeque isn’t just a restaurant. It’s an experience. The restaurant chain, based in Detroit offers interactive dining where you get to play Julia Child and concoct your own stir-fry. Then the staff takes it from there. You start with an empty bowl that could hold a softball, but you fill […]

We’re not in Smith Center, Kansas anymore

This just in: a 6-6 Hatchet Sports Editor with an adequate knowledge of basketball and a decent short jumper is Tom Penders’ latest go-to guy off the bench. Alright, of course I’m joking. Things haven’t fallen that far yet (Or have they? Give me a call, Coach). But you’ve got to be wondering how a […]

GW student groups re-examine elections

The Student Association Senate approved a new charter for the Joint Elections Committee Nov. 30, which will revamp the make-up of the JEC and approval of future JEC members. I think that last year’s election provided more than ample evidence that there was a need for election reform, said graduate Sen. Jeff Baxter (at large). […]

Buy the book

With lines in the GW Bookstore winding down the stairs into the lower-level stacks, students are turning to online bookstores, which entice students with discounted prices, little or no shipping costs, and speedy delivery. Web sites such as Varsitybooks.com, Ecampus.com, Efollett.com, Textbooks.com, and Bigwords.com are available for students to search for textbooks by title, author, […]

D.C. City Council explores changing influence of ANC

A new law introduced by D.C. Councilman David Catania (at large) could change the influence of Advisory Neighborhood Commissions and add a new residency requirement for potential ANC members. Catania said the goal of changing the way ANCs’ recommendations are treated is to empower District residents and to force greater accountability for the ANCs. The […]