February 7, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 40

Stories from the February 7, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Upcoming games

Monday:gymnastics vs. Maryland-8 p.m. Tuesday:no games scheduled Wednesday:MBBall vs. Dayton-7:30 p.m. Thursday:no games scheduled

Basketball a social event? Not to these GW fans

For The Event Formally Known as Homecoming, there was a game, formerly known as basketball, where a team, currently rebuilding, stormed back in the second half to beat Xavier 78-67. It was freshman Alexis Nissenbaum’s first game, and she picked a gem. Nissenbaum watched as freshman guard Chris Monroe scored 26 points, beating his chest […]

Bowery Electric sucks life from trip-hop sound

Any time a new sound or style is introduced in music, it comes in waves. The first wave of bands is the innovators, the creators. The second wave takes the new sound and waters it down, makes it more commercial. By the time you get to the third wave of bands, everything that made the […]

GW vs. Dayton men’s basketball preview

George Washington (10-11, 4-4 Atlantic 10) Dayton (17-4, 7-2 A-10) Wednesday, Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m. Smith CenterTV: noneRadio: WAGE 1200 AM (available on the Internet at Broadcast.com) Campus radio: WRGW 540 AM (available on GWTV Channel 22; available on Internet at www.gwradio.com) Totalcast: Available at www.gwsports.comRankings: Dayton is ranked 35th in Associated Press Poll and […]

Fighting Gravity grooves through flavorful concert

Fighting Gravity, which got its start in 1986 at Virginia Tech, is now on tour to support a 28-track album entitled Hello Cleveland – a look back at the band’s career. Fighting Gravity delivered to the sold-out crowd at The Garage Feb. 4 what can only be called fusion. You could see it in the […]

The Night marks final album for creative band, Morphine

Last July, the Boston music scene lost one its most creative and loved members. Mark Sandman died on stage of a heart attack in Italy during a show with his innovative band, Morphine. Morphine created a dark, dreamy, noir-ish sound out of an unusual trio of saxophone, drums and two-string slide bass. Lead singer and […]

You live, you learn

Seven GW freshmen fled Foggy Bottom last weekend and headed for higher political ground. The students, who are neighbors on Lafayette Hall’s third floor, boarded a Greyhound bus bound for New Hampshire and spent the weekend campaigning for Bill Bradley, traipsing through the New England slush. The experience was one of many moments in the […]

CLLC announces new options for returning students

Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors are invited to apply to the following Living and Learning Programs for the 2000-`01 school year. Applications are due to the Office of Housing Services before noon Feb. 11, 2000. Leaders Excelling at Dakota (LEAD) – Students will attend a biweekly leadership seminar and form teams to create leadership initiatives […]

D.C. Diary: Tailgate! Say What?

Saturday, Feb. 5, 2000Funger Hall Steps2:05 p.m. So GW’s going to have a tailgate party, I skeptically thought to myself while walking over to the Smith Center two hours before the always-exciting GW/Xavier men’s basketball game. Jacked-up trucks, kegs of beer, painted faces, hot dogs and lots of chest bumping.ahh, the tailgate party. As a […]

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