March 30, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 52

Stories from the March 30, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Better Luck Next Year

SOUTH BEND, IND. — 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. And why […]

Soul Country blends genres for unique sound

To an average GW student, a rainy March night entails a movie and a couch. But to the musical trio of GW students known as Soul Country, it spells music and more music. These guys bring their instruments everywhere, and tonight, like every weekend night, they’re headed out to another gig, this time at Chief […]

Secretary of State to speak on Ellipse

Secretary of State Madeline Albright will be the keynote speaker at GW’s Commencement May 21, the University announced Wednesday. Albright was sworn in as the 64th Secretary of State January 23, 1997. She is the first female secretary of state and the highest-ranking woman in government. Albright was previously the United States Permanent Representative to […]

Coachin’ Joe sez: Let’s all go to Chicago!

(SOUTH BEND, IND.; FRI. 3/17/2000) — It would be the easiest thing in the world to say that the luck of the Irish was upon the women of GW Friday night. My God, it’s Saint Patrick’s Day and we’re on the campus of the Fighting Irish! It’s like I’m at the center of the universe! […]

Classifieds (3/30)

Classified Ads Automotive Help Wanted Announcements Adoptions Personal Services Opportunities Day Care Summer Jobs Housing Offered Housing Wanted Roommates Health Services Travel Tutoring Housing-website

Students protest NRA, guns

Set against a backdrop of blossoming cherry trees, chirping birds and a visit to campus by Charlton Heston, head of the National Rifle Association, students from GW and other area universities listened to activists and legislators speak on gun control at Georgetown University Wednesday. About 200 students gathered to protest youth accessibility to weapons, more […]

Colonials’ run ends in NCAA second round

The GW women’s basketball team saw its surprising season end March 19 in South Bend, Ind., when the Fighting Irish of the University of Notre Dame annihilated GW in the NCAA second round, handing the Colonials their worst loss in five years. Still, GW improved to 8-0 all-time in the first round (all under Coach […]

Tragic, untimely death brings families together

First-person narrative The day was Good Friday, 1999. Outside LaGuardia Airport in New York, the sun blanketed me like warm flannel sheets. When my parents arrived late, which is highly unusual, I already began to suspect something was wrong. My father hugged me extra tight, and my mother squeezed my shoulder. We hopped into the […]