March 9, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 49

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

International outlaws deserve justice

Mark Richman’s commentary (Pinochet’s moral: Never give up) appearing in Monday’s Hatchet is terribly misguided. The moral to be learned from the recent events involving Augusto Pinochet is that heads of state are responsible for acts committed during their tenure. For this reason, the Pinochet case should resonate with current heads of state. The case […]

GW looks to add coffee concept

Students who eat at J Street can expect more dining options when they return to campus next fall, University dining officials said. Nancy Haaga, director of Auxiliary and Institutional Services, said she hopes to bring a full coffee concept, with an atmosphere similar to a Starbucks Coffee, and a full bagel menu to J Street […]

Quote of the Week

Josh Rothstein, after he won a Columbian School senate seat, citing GWopoly and other SA accomplishments: I realized there are a lot of people that say things like, the `SA does nothing.’ But that’s not true.

IFC finalizes policy in effort to self-govern

The Interfraternity Council finalized its self-governance policy Tuesday night, and IFC leaders said, if approved, the plan would provide fraternities greater inclusion and fairness in the University’s judicial process. The policy involves three core components, including education, enforcement and judicial services, IFC President Seth Greenberg said. He said the education and enforcement components already in […]

Undo influence — staff editorial

The media’s influence on this year’s presidential campaign is perhaps more pervasive – and destructive to the democratic process – than ever. After embracing a pair of long shots, Democrat Bill Bradley and Republican John McCain, in the early going, the media effectively wrote both of them off after the Super Tuesday primaries. A New […]

Upcoming games

Thursday: MBBall vs. UMass at A-10 Tournament-2:30 p.m. Friday: MBBall at A-10 Tournament-7 p.m. WTennis vs. UMBC Saturday: WWater Polo vs. Maryland (at JMU)-10:15 a.m. Baseball vs. Pace (DH)-12 p.m. WWater Polo vs. Georgetown (at JMU)-1:30 p.m. MBBall at A-10 Tournament-6 p.m. MTennis vs. Virginia Tech (at Navy)-7 p.m. WWater Polo at JMU-7:15 p.m. Sunday: […]

Colonials to face UMass in A-10s

The GW men’s basketball team got a first-round bye and a .500 record. This weekend, they’ll find out whether those accomplishments will be for naught. Thursday at 2:30 p.m., in what may be their final game of the 1999-2000 season, the Colonials (15-14) will play Massachusetts (16-14) in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Tournament […]

Xavier defeats GW for Atlantic 10 Championship

PHILADELPHIA-When the final buzzer sounded with Xavier claiming the Atlantic 10 Championship with an 80-66 victory over the GW women’s basketball team at the Liacouras Center, the Colonials’ most potent offensive weapon was on the bench. In fact, Petra Dubovcova and her game-high 20 points had been sitting there for the final 6:53 after picking […]

Men’s Basketball A-10 Tournament Preview

George Washington (15-14) Massachusetts (16-14) Atlantic 10 QuarterfinalThursday, March 9, 2:30 p.m. First Union Spectrum (18,060) PhiladelphiaTV: A-10 TV (HTS in D.C.) Radio: 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: UMass is ranked 115th in the unofficial […]