January 20, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 35

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

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 […]

Facts about BD’s

Since opening in Bethesda, Md., BD’s Mongolian Barbeque has learned some interesting facts about area diners. Did you know that your fellow Washingtonians like to chow down on calamari? Or do you know their favorite veggie? BD’s Mongolian Barbeque in Bethesda did a little calculating and found some things about the tastes of their diners. […]

GW alumnus donates funds for new facility

A GW alumnus donated $1 million to establish an auditorium in the new School of Media and Public Affairs building, which is under construction, according to a University press release. Businessman and philanthropist Jack Morton, who graduated from GW in 1936, made the contribution to the SMPA auditorium, which will bear his name, as part […]

The Bar Belle: The Clarendon Grill

Originally Published 01/20/00 Bar: Clarendon Grill Where: 1101 N. Highland St., Arlington, Va. (Clarendon Metro stop) Crowd: twenty- and thirtysomethingsGetting in: Anyone can get in for dinner but booze is another storyPrices: ModerateFood: Not very tasty but quite affordableDancing: If you want to get down to live music in a tight spacePick ups: Great spot […]

NAACP boycott may affect vacation plans

(U-WIRE) DURHAM, N.C. – If the early response from many Duke students is any indication, the power of the NAACP’s tourism boycott in South Carolina will keep some Duke students away from Myrtle Beach this May. Though students who support the boycott are doing so with fervor, others insist the issue will not keep them […]

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News Briefs

GW awaits pending trial in law student case Ricardo Antonio Aspillaga, the man charged with allegedly killing GW law student Seth Wadley, is awaiting trial after a scheduled hearing was postponed until Feb. 11. He must face trial in Arlington, Va. for driving while intoxicated before facing charges in the District, Assistant Commonwealth Attorney Andrew […]