February 28, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 46

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

The Kennedy Center celebrates Millennium Stage’s anniversary

It began with a simple concept – performing arts for everyone. That one idea gave birth to The Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage, which offers free performances every day at 6 p.m.. On March 1, The Kennedy Center will celebrate the third anniversary of the Millennium Stage with the Grammy Award-winning Big Bad Voodoo Daddy as […]

Top lottery picks pull in a pretty penny

Students gathered in the Marvin Center Ballroom to bid on an assortment of items, ranging from housing lottery numbers to weekend getaway packages, during Martha’s Millennium Mardi-Gras auction Friday night. The auction, sponsored by the Residence Hall Association, raised more than $2,000 for housing scholarships. Students entered a raffle for the No. 1 and No. […]

Gung Ho combines facets of Patti Smith in one album

In the New York punk scene of the late 1970s, among groups such as the Ramones, Television and Talking Heads, Patti Smith stood out. She took on a masculine image, wearing sports coats and ties. She brought poetry back to rock ‘n’ roll in a way that had not been seen since Bob Dylan. And […]

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, […]

Classifieds (2/28)

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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 […]