March 13, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 50

Stories from the March 13, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Comedian tickles the funny bones of students

Laughter roared from the Mount Vernon Hand Chapel Friday night as GW students watched the stand-up routine of comedian Leighann Lord. Lord, who has appeared on Comedy Central, performed in the marquee event for Women’s History Month. Much of her material focused on women. She talked about the trials and tribulations of dating, wearing makeup […]

Burt’s goals — staff editorial

Student Association President-elect David Burt says one of his primary goals is to get more funding from the University for student groups. If he wants this goal to be a reality, Burt will have to pursue this objective – and all other objectives – with considerable energy and diplomacy. To get anything accomplished, Burt will […]

Media professionals offer career advice

Professionals from the news and entertainment industries visited GW to speak to students Friday at a daylong symposium coordinated by the School of Media and Public Affairs. The event, called Media 2000, focused on women in the industry in honor of Women’s History Month and gave students an opportunity to discuss careers with professionals in […]

GW professor elected to prestigious post

The United Nations General Assembly and the Security Council elected GW law professor Thomas Buergenthal to the International Court of Justice March 3. The International Court of Justice, which is comprised of 15 judges who serve nine-year terms, has a two-fold purpose: it settles legal disputes submitted by countries and serves as an advisory body […]

No. 7 seed Colonials to play UCLA in NCAAs

The GW women’s basketball team was rewarded for its 25-win season Sunday afternoon as the Colonials received an at-large No. 7 seed in the Mideast regional of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament beginning this Friday or Saturday (GW’s day was not set as of late Sunday night). The Colonials (25-5), who are a perfect 7-0 […]

Correction

Jade Nester should have appeared on the list of winners for Student Association undergraduate senators (CSAS) in the March 6 Hatchet, p. 3.

GW enters the land of the Irish on St. Patty’s Day weekend

It’s no secret that everyone could use a little luck sometimes. And in the world of basketball played in March, you just sit and watch and wonder, and then wait until the upsets take place and everything figures itself out. Because neither you nor I have any clue what’s going to happen next – all […]

GW at the Millennium: Sisterhood at GW offers a unique experience

Madeline LePage recently was elected president of the Panhellenic Council despite only being a sophomore. But she said youth has its benefits. People tend to get less involved as they get older, LePage said. I still have new member enthusiasm and optimism. LePage, a member of Sigma Kappa, is originally from Canada and moved to […]

GW one and done after UMass loss

PHILADELPHIA – A season with its fair share of highs ended on a decided low Thursday afternoon when the Minutemen of Massachusetts blew out the GW men’s basketball team 86-68 in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Tournament. The Minutemen were fueled by a stunning 65.9-percent shooting effort, and a 13-for-16 (81.3 percent) performance in […]