January 20, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 35

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

Confederate flag misunderstood

Brian W. Schoeneman As a Southerner, I am constantly amazed at the lack of understanding that most Americans, Northerners especially, have about the Civil War and the symbols of both the North and the South. The editorial entitled Stars and Barred in the January 18 issue (p. 4) of The Hatchet is a perfect example. […]

The Hurricane and the justice system

Heather J. Saslovsky Denzel Washington’s incredible portrayal of Rubin Hurricane Carter has been the talk of movie reviewers everywhere. While Washington’s performance is absolutely amazing, The Hurricane packs a much bigger punch. This true story of a young, black boxer who is framed for murder should do more than just evoke a few tears from […]

Why America should care about antitrust

Robert W. Tracinski The judge’s finding of fact in the Microsoft antitrust trial has declared the company to be a dangerous monopoly, which will now be open to punishment – including everything from regulation to dismantling – by the courts. This ruling will have a far-reaching effect on all of our lives – not just […]

Men’s basketball game preview

George Washington (6-10, 0-3 in Atlantic 10) vs. Dayton (12-3, 2-1 A-10)Saturday, Jan. 22, 2 p.m.University of Dayton Arena (13,455), Dayton, OhioTV: A-10 TVRadio: WAGE 1200 AM (available on Internet at Broadcast.com)Campus Radio: WRGW 540 AM (available on GWTV Channel 22; available on Internet at www.gwradio.com)All-time series: GW leads 8-1 (1996-present)All-time series at Dayton Arena: […]

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 […]