February 28, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 46

Stories from the February 28, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

SA candidates find themselves tangled up in election violations

Candidates said they have been bogged down with violations in this year’s Student Association campaigns. It’s a shame if people don’t think that they can win fairly, and that they need to break, or bend the rules, said presidential candidate David Burt. Charges were brought against executive vice president candidate Chris Voss for alleged poster […]

Classifieds (2/24)

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Aki’s serene vocals and heartfelt lyrics mesmerize listeners

Mix together the passionate ivory-pounding fingers of Tori Amos, the ethereal voice of Sarah McLachlan, and a little bit of the Dixie Chicks’ twang, and you’ll get the sound of GW senior Angela Aki’s debut album, These Words. In the opening song, I’ll Fall, Aki sings I could disappear into waves that beat so steady, […]

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Students witness UPD officer hit homeless man

A University Police officer was suspended after allegedly hitting a homeless man several times with a nightstick when he tried to enter the Marvin Center early Wednesday morning. UPD Director Dolores Stafford would not identify the officer but said he has been suspended while the department investigates the incident. Several students witnessed the altercation and […]

Chasing a musical dream

GW is usually known for its city atmosphere, where politically minded students perch on the doorstep of democracy. But the University is also home to two aspiring musicians who are reveling in the city’s thriving arts scene before leaving to pursue careers as professional singers. Their common thread at GW is the Troubadours, one of […]

Students stress about housing

Some students said the housing lottery Saturday was unfair and their options were limited, despite efforts to streamline the process this year. Unlike previous years, the housing lottery is split into two days – Feb. 26 and March 5 – and is broadcasted live on Cable Channel 33. Each year, students who plan to live […]

Students tell story of Indian holiday Holi with twists and twirls

Students adorned in silks and traditional Indian garb filled the Lisner Auditorium stage with motion and color at the Indian Student Association’s Holi Rangeela 2000 Saturday night. Indian students from GW, the University of Maryland and George Mason University sang and danced to a medley of traditional and modern music in celebration of Holi, the […]

D.C. Diary: Powerful poetry

Feb. 24, 2000 Hillel 8 p.m. I attended my first poetry reading Thursday night. It wasn’t in some tiny bookstore deep in the heart of Soho. It wasn’t with a bunch of people dressed all in black, sitting in big comfortable loveseats, sipping cappuccinos. It wasn’t a bunch of people contemplating the meaning of life […]

Fight intolerance with inclusiveness

It looks like Brother Steven got just what he wanted this past week: attention, controversy, crowds and a front-page photo in Thursday’s Hatchet. I’d guess that his whole reason for being at GW is to get people fired up (one way or the other) and to call attention to himself. Brother Steven is not a […]