March 16, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 51

Stories from the March 16, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Aston frustration mounts with phone-line difficulties

Aston Hall residents, who have been plagued by lingering problems, expressed frustration after a telephone malfunction last week. Residents said last week’s phone glitch, where students were unable to make outgoing phone calls, was the second one this academic year. Students expressed difficulty finding a free line for phone calls or to use dial-up Internet […]

Better luck next year

(SOUTH BEND, IND.; SUN. 3/19/2000) — The women’s NCAA Tournament may still be a relatively low key event in comparison to the circus that is the men’s tournament, but Sunday night’s second round game between the Colonials and the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame certainly held the captive attention of the boisterous 5,521 in attendance. […]

1999-2000 Men’s Basketball Results

15-15 (9-7 Atlantic 10- second in the West) Friday, Nov. 19, 1999 (at Top of the World Classic) W GW 80, Indiana State 74 (opening round/Fairbanks, Alaska) Saturday, Nov. 20L Oklahoma 73, GW 54 (semifinals/Fairbanks, Alaska) Sunday, Nov. 21L Houston 93, GW 92 (third-place game/Fairbanks, Alaska) Saturday, Nov. 27W GW 88, South Florida 76 (Smith […]

Students garner cash online

MoneyForMail.com finally finds a way for college students to get paid for receiving junk e-mail. The site urges students to, take control of your personal information and put the advertisers’ dollars where they should go – in your pocket! Students register at the Web site, making up a profile of themselves, with information such as […]

Sweatshop worker relays brutal realities to receptive GW audience

March 14, 2000 Corcoran Hall 7:50 p.m. As soon as students began filing into the bare Corcoran third-floor classroom, a trend emerged. The GW students, typically plastered with brand-name logos on clothes that seem to be stolen from show-window mannequins, were draped in generic duds, sans labels. The room was devoid of shiny Guess? signs, […]

Four out of five old men prefer David Holt to The GW Journal

Perhaps right as you read this, I’m winging my way toward Notre Dame (on your dime, sucker!) to cover GW’s overachieving women’s basketball team. I’m particularly excited because I was just told this afternoon that we have a women’s basketball team, and I can’t wait to find out if this is true. (I only wrote […]

GW analyzes faculty diversity

GW is making strides to maintain a level of diversity in its faculty, according to the annual Report on Recruitment and Retention of Women Faculty and Faculty of Color. Presented to the Faculty Senate last Friday by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the report lends insight into the demographic makeup of […]

Julia Roberts helps bolster mediocre Erin Brockovich

According to Fortune magazine, Julia Roberts is the most powerful celebrity in Hollywood. She is the only actress that can command a $20-million salary and for good reason. Her films routinely bring in more than $100 million dollars, the benchmark for economic success in the motion picture industry. But Roberts is not infallible. People only […]

The Soul of Wit

Nothing can prepare you for the emotional journey you take while watching Wit. But then again, nothing can prepare you for cancer. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. Your stomach will ache from nausea. You will experience everything that Dr. Vivian Bearing endures during her battle with fourth-stage metastatic ovarian cancer. Bearing, a doctor of 17th-century poetry […]

Study shows increase in frequent binge drinking

WASHINGTON – Frequent binge drinking increased on college campuses in 1999, according to a Harvard School of Public Health study released Tuesday. But as the number of frequent binge drinkers rose, so did the number of students who abstain from drinking alcohol. According to the study, one in five college students reported they refrained from […]