February 17, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 43

Stories from the February 17, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Local fire department offers smoke detectors

GW students may get free smoke detectors from the D.C. Fire Department’s Engine 23 station on 2119 G St. Captain Alan Dutton said it is easy for people who don’t have a working fire detector to get one. You put your hand out, and we put one in, he said. But Dutton cautioned the offer […]

Upcoming Games

Thursday: WBBall at UMass-7 p.m. MBBall vs. Virginia Tech-7:30 p.m. Friday: Baseball at East Carolina-3:30 p.m. Swimming and Diving at A-10 Champ. Saturday: MBBall vs. Rhode Island-12 p.m. Baseball at ECU-2 p.m. MTennis at West VirginiaXCountry at George Mason OpenSwimming and Diving at A-10 Champ. Sunday: Gymnastics at Towson-1 p.m. Baseball at ECU-1 p.m. WBBall […]

GW offers extra time for early decision

GW recently implemented a second early-decision admittance policy, which will allow more students to commit early with a later deadline. Some students decide that GW is their first choice after having visited in the fall of their senior year, said Kathryn Napper, GW’s director of Admissions.This second early decision plan allows these students to still […]

Men’s Basketball Previews

George Washington (11-12, 5-5 Atlantic 10) Virginia Tech (12-12, 5-6 A-10) Thursday, Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m. Smith CenterTV: A-10 TVRadio: 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) Rankings: VT is ranked 145th in unofficial Ratings Percentage Index (Strength […]

Economist discusses effects of globalization

Harvard Professor Jeffery Sachs raised questions about the worldwide effect of globalization at Funger Hall Tuesday. When we think about globalization, the point I want to stress today, is that we should really think about the globe, and not just about us, Sachs said. Sachs’ lecture, entitled Making Globalization Work: Reflections After the Flare-up in […]

Women’s Basketball Previews

No. 25 George Washington (20-3, 11-1 Atlantic 10) Massachusetts (10-13, 7-5 A-10) Thursday, Feb. 17, 7 p.m. Mullins CenterAmherst, Mass. Head Coaches: GW: Joe McKeown (11th season) UMass: Joanie O’Brian (ninth season) All-time series record: GW leads 24-5Last meeting: GW 82-54 (Jan. 7, 99) Last meeting at Mullins Center: UMass 68-55 (Feb. 19, 1998) Current […]

GW examines pros and cons of global economy

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Sachs’ appearance at Funger Hall drew some criticism, but audience members said overall they approved of Sachs’ commentary. I really liked hearing a proponent of globalization who confronts its negative aspects and responds to them, said Jamie Foster, a first-year graduate student in the Elliott School of International Affairs. Perrine Bismuth, an […]

GW band Waterstreet plays Metro Caf? Saturday

We are really trying to start what I call the new rock movement says Christian Brucculeri, nestled in a couch in his O Street pad. It’s rock our way. It’s got funk, it’s got blues, it’s got like a southern feel. A little bit of hip hop, some jazz – it just molds into this […]

News Brief

GW names alumnus chair of fund-raising effort Trustee Joseph L. Brand accepted the position as chairman of the Centuries Campaign last Tuesday. His appointment follows Charles Manatt’s resignation. Manatt is going to serve as ambassador to the Dominican Republic. Joe is a wonderful asset to the University, John Zeglis, chairman of the GW Board of […]