February 3, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 39

Stories from the February 3, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Spring break plans may confuse, mislead students

(U-WIRE) BOSTON – The glossy travel brochure on Bobi Slabin’s lunch table showed beautiful young men and women sunbathing on white beaches, relaxing under a clear blue sky. Her spring break, the literature promised, could resemble this pictured paradise – for a few hundred dollars. Slabin, a College of Arts and Sciences freshman at Boston […]

Off his Rocker — staff editorial

Major League Baseball acted properly when it served Braves pitcher John Rocker with a 28-day suspension for comments he made to Sports Illustrated – comments which Commissioner Bud Selig said disparaged practically every element of society. In the much-publicized article, Rocker managed to malign homosexuals, foreigners and minorities in a tirade against the residents of […]