February 17, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 43

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

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 […]

Around the World

From the art districts of Paris to the Asian allure of Osaka, Japan, the GW Study Abroad programs offer students a wide variety of countries to visit and programs in which to participate. Those who have tried it said studying on foreign soil gives students an opportunity to sample diverse cultures and provides for unforgettable […]

Under the Sun plays with Troubadours at Lisner

The musical talents of GW students are being showcased all over the city this weekend. The band Under the Sun is especially busy. Under the Sun, featuring GW alumnus Tony Alany, will start its weekend with a performance at Lisner Auditorium with the Troubadours, GW’s a capella group. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. and […]

D.C. Diary: Nosh your average deli

Krupin’s, 4620 Wisconsin Avenue, NWFebruary 167:10 p.m. Theresa, my Italian-Irish best friend, is trying to order at Krupin’s. Trying. She peers at the menu through wisps of blond hair and studies it intently, as if nervous she’ll be quizzed. Her anxiety is partly because she is a vegetarian, so the heaping corned beef sandwich I’m […]