February 14, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 42

Stories from the February 14, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

The Ten Commandments do not belong in public schools

(U-WIRE) ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Indiana has become the latest state to be swept up in a growing national movement to allow the Ten Commandments to be hung in schools. Last Monday, its legislature passed a bill permitting the practice. Gov. Frank O’Bannon promised to sign the bill despite its disregard for a 1980 Supreme […]

Women’s water polo to host first match

The GW women’s water polo team will open its inaugural varsity season Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the Smith Center, with quite a challenge – the 20th-ranked Terrapins of Maryland. It’s going to be a very tough game, GW Coach Scott Reed said. If the Colonials can sail as smoothly as they did in gaining […]

Mistreated workers — staff editorial

J Street food service employees have been roiled in a dispute with Aramark management about problems with paychecks and poor treatment. With a petition filed to the D.C. Wage and Hour Board, J Street workers have taken appropriate measures to amend the disputes and Aramark should respond to the workers’ pleas in good faith. In […]

GW hits 20 wins

The GW women’s basketball team earned its ninth 20-win season in the past 10 years as the Colonials rammed through Atlantic 10 opponents St. Bonaventure and Rhode Island this weekend. The first-place Colonials (20-3, 11-1 Atlantic 10) increased their current winning streak to six games and improved their conference road record to 5-1. The high-flying […]

GW places second at New Hampshire

The GW gymnastics team placed second in a four-team competition at Saturday’s New Hampshire Invitational, hosted by the University of New Hampshire. The Colonials finished with an overall score of 192.500, led by sophomore Devin McCalla, who won the all-around competition with a score of 39.225. She posted a 9.875 on the balance beam. Fellow […]

MTV’s 2GET+HER proves to be a boy band everyone can enjoy

The idea of MTV doing a spoof of the overwhelming boy-band phenomena may seem like commercial suicide. Without videos by Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears and all the others, MTV would lose a big percentage of its audience. Still, if the movie is anything like 2GET+HER, Music from the MTV original TV movie! (TVT Records), it […]

Colonials open 1-2 at Stetson

The GW baseball team opened its season by losing two of three to host Stetson University at Melching Field at Conrad Park in DeLand, Fla., this weekend. The Colonials avoided a sweep by winning the last game, 12-6. GW head coach Tom Walter had said that the Stetson series would be important as a confidence […]

SirVal-entine’s Day massacre

PHILADELPHIA – The second-hottest team in the Atlantic 10 took a five-game winning streak, a three-day old victory over the best of the West, and a chance to go over .500 into Tom Gola Arena Saturday evening. After the GW men’s basketball team fell back to Earth with a humbling 77-68 loss to La Salle, […]

D.C. Diary — Rockin’ soul

February 117 p.m.Marvin Center Ballroom Blasting music, an enthusiastic crowd and helpings of soul food proved to be the perfect mix for an evening of fun and entertainment at the Soul Revue 2000, Friday night in the Marvin Center Ballroom. Students of the GW chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People […]