March 13, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 50

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

Looking ahead

Over the course of the past few months our campus has struggled with the challenge of implementing a fair and ethical election process. Despite internal issues between chartered organizations, we would like to publicly commend three student leaders who came together, despite their differences, to forge a fair and impartial process that was created with […]

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GW Muslims perform religious right

At this moment, more than two million Muslims from every corner of the earth are gathering at Mecca for the Hajj, and three of them are GW students. This is the Hajj season in the Muslim calendar, and it is a time of excited anticipation on the part of all Muslims who have the chance […]

SA president-elect sets top priorities

Student Association President-elect David Burt sat at a Georgetown restaurant chomping on a cheesesteak and watching a college basketball match-up on television Saturday. The one thing I hate about the election, he said, was that I didn’t get to watch as much college basketball. Burt said he enjoyed relaxing this weekend after enduring a tiring […]

Break-in alarms students

A Mitchell Hall resident is warning his neighbors to keep tabs on who enters their rooms after he reported someone stole about $1,000 worth of equipment from his locked room Feb. 24. Freshman Daniel Yang said the theft occurred the same day and at about the same time that a University Telecommunications technician keyed into […]

Sweets, treats in a heartbeat

Hungry for a snack? Need an ice cream fix? GW students are now calming their midnight cravings via the Internet. A new Web site, Kozmo.com, boasts being the first company to deliver of all your entertainment and convenience needs directly from the Internet to your door, desk or dorm in less than an hour. Joseph […]

Fashion show highlights African-American history

Helping children became fashionable Friday night as members of the Mu Delta Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and the Black People’s Union strutted their stuff for charity in their seventh-annual fashion show. This year’s theme, Through the Years, emphasized an African-American past to commemorate the turning of the millennium. This is one of our […]

GW questions tradition’s future

The class of 2000 might be one of the last classes to graduate on the Ellipse because of construction plans. Construction of a parking garage under the Ellipse will begin sometime in the next five years, pending congressional funding for the project, according to a Dec. 4 memo on a National Park Service Web page. […]

`Bash: Latterday Plays’ falters with its message

The question always is why do bad things happen to good people? In Neil Labute’s Bash: Latterday Plays, the question seems to be why do good people do bad things? Bash is a combination of three one-acts held together by a common theme that surfaces in each part. But the show is intended for a […]

News Briefs

Gelman Library temperatures rise with warm weather Students and faculty in Gelman Library last week experienced unusually high temperatures because Facilities Management officials were unable to turn on the building’s air conditioning. The kids are suffocating, Peggy Enevoldsen, building operation department manager for Gelman Library, said about students studying last week. The building’s 20-year-old heating/cooling […]