March 9, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 49

Stories from the March 9, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Champney: A tough season

A year ago, swimmer Tim Champney was the GW Senior Male Athlete of the Year. So, all the better for Champney, the one-time transfer from Auburn University, that he still had another year of eligibility left. But it didn’t quite turn out like he had hoped. It wasn’t great, he said. But I kinda knew […]

Burt beats Marootian in SA president race

David Burt fought back tears at the Hippodrome early Thursday morning after the Student Association Election Committee announced that students elected him as the next president of the SA. After Election Committee Chairman Jeff Baxter read the results, Burt retreated to the back of the room and immediately called his mother and sister. I haven’t […]


Seniors Alexander Kalkines and Antonietta Vicario say they couldn’t see themselves doing anything but dancing. At an early age, both discovered a love of the art that carried through their lives. Now they have spent years perfecting their craft and will bring their experiences to life in their senior dance theses this weekend. Kalkines and […]

Aston residents worry after another theft

Another theft at the Aston Tuesday has some residents labeling their building the haunted residence hall. Sophomore Mira Katz said her backpack was stolen from her locked room while she was in her room at about 4:45 p.m. Her backpack was found later that night, missing $50, a credit card and two bank cards. There […]

Students anticipate alternative springbreak building homes

While many college students will hit the beaches in coming weeks, several GW students are organizing spring break trips to assist in the building and development of houses, an alternative to traditional spring break vacations. In September senior Jim Quinlan began organizing a group to build houses in Sumter, S.C. Quinlan said a diverse group […]

Art in Motion

Antonietta Vicario’s and Alexander Kalkines’ honors dance thesis concert, an exploration into performance art, will be performed at the Dorothy Marvin Betts Theatre March 10 and 11 at 8p.m. Vicario and Kalkines are senior dance students who created two exquisite masterpieces after several months of work, expressing their entire being – mind, body and soul […]

Faculty Senate reflects on harassment issue

The Faculty Senate will debate a resolution regarding the University’s definition of sexual harassment April 14, said Professor Linda Gallo, co-chair of the ad hoc committee examining the policy. Sexual harassment is wrong and illegal, said Ed Caress, executive associate dean of the Columbian School of Arts and Sciences and co-chair of the ad hoc […]

Generic Theatre succeeds with tragic comedy

You have probably been to Lisner Auditorium at some point during your GW career. But have you ever ventured through the side entrance, down the stairs, around a corner or two, and through a door in the long basement hallway? If not, and even if you have, you should make the journey to Lisner Downstage. […]

International evening at GW spotlights British poet

The fall of communism left Northeast Asia roiled in political turmoil in the early 1990s. The former Czechoslovakia, during this time of revolution, split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia. And James Southerland-Smith was there to reflect it all in his poetry. Language proved no barrier Tuesday evening as the GW English Department and the […]