March 2, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 47

Stories from the March 2, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Title IX fight raises new issues

A new battle in the war for gender equity in collegiate sports arose two weeks ago when a report surfaced saying a Division I head women’s basketball coach filed a lawsuit against a college, charging the school’s athletic department with committing several Title IX infractions. St. Peter’s College women’s basketball coach Mike Granelli, a 25-year […]

A-10 women’s basketball bracket

BELL ATLANTIC ATLANTIC 10 WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP The Liacouras Center Temple UniversityPhiladelphia, Pa. March 3-6, 2000 OPENING ROUNDFriday, March 3Game 1:East #4 Temple vs. West #5 La Salle, 12 p.m.Game 2West #3 Virginia Tech vs. East #6 Rhode Island, 2 p.m.Game 3:West #4 Dayton vs. East #5 Fordham, 4 p.m.Game 4:East #3 St. Bonaventure vs. […]

GW Pride gets `out and about’

Representatives from a national gay and lesbian organization spoke to GW students about their group’s efforts to pass more legislation of interest to the gay community as well as current legal injustices toward homosexuals Monday night. GW Pride sponsored the Stop the Hate event in the Dorothy Marvin Betts Theatre with members of the Human […]

If only GW could quickly schedule an ass-kicking in Ohio

First of all, it’s starting to look like a shame that this team won’t be in the NCAA Tournament. Sometimes when I write my stories and columns (I, who has never taken a journalism class, hear there’s a difference), I worry that I’m being too optimistic. When we lost by 75 at Ohio, I somehow […]

Universities compete for donation dollars to improve campuses

A Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate who published books for dummies donated $350 million to MIT for brain research, exemplifying a growing trend among universities to escalate fund-raising efforts, according to an Associated Press story Tuesday. Georgetown University announced Feb. 22 that it had raised $520 million in the Third Century Campaign, which means the […]

D.C. Diary: Crying out

Feb. 28, 2000 The Supreme Court 9 a.m. The quiet calm outside the Supreme Court building was broken Monday as thousands of people gathered to protest the death penalty. Next to the nation’s highest authority on justice about 3,000 people – 20 of them GW students – came together in a nonviolent demonstration against capital […]

News Briefs

UPD creates tips hotlineUniversity Police created a new anonymous tip line that will give students and Foggy Bottom residents the opportunity to report crimes or concerns, according to a University press release. GW’s Crime Tips Hotline (994-TIPS) will allow callers to contact UPD Director Dolores Stafford and report incidents that they would feel uncomfortable reporting […]

CPAC gives all students a chance to enjoy the arts

You know Generic Theatre and the Department of Theatre and Dance. But what is CPAC? CPAC stands for Creative Performing Arts Community, one of the Community Living and Learning programs for freshmen. Students interested in CPAC must apply to the program by submitting portfolios and answering a series of essay questions. CPAC tries to embody […]

Academic club competes to win

GW’s Academic Competition Club’s recent performance propelled the squad to an invitation to the Intercollegiate Championship Tournament in April. The Division II squad of the Academic Competition Club, GW’s trivia club, earned second place in the National Academic Quiz Tournaments’ mid-Atlantic sectional competition Feb. 12 in Charlottesville, Va. The Division I team finished sixth. The […]

Bar Belle — Chief Ike’s Mambo Room

Originally Published 03/02/00 Bar: Chief Ike’s Mambo RoomWhere: 1725 Columbia Rd., NWCrowd: twentysomethingsGetting In: the usual – big man at door checking IDsPrices: is anything cheap in D.C.?Food: nopeDancing: oh yeahPick-ups: watch your back on the dance floorPluses: great music to move to and good house beerMinuses: cramped space (which equals cramped style) The Bar […]