The well-prepared Colonial crew is about to begin its 2000 spring season. The crew teams have been training since August and will face their first competition beginning Saturday, when the men’s team travels to the Rochester Institute of Technology and the women’s team heads to Cornell University. The women’s team, led by Megan Doyle, Deb […]
March 30, 2000
Volume 96, Issue 52
Stories from the March 30, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.
Jackson Muamba, a 17-year-old basketball player from northern New Jersey, died of a heart attack on the court a few years ago. Recently, Brad Merriman, a 15-year-old basketball player from Indiana collapsed and died during practice. Autopsies later revealed that these young people suffered heart attacks, a rarity for youths. But the American Medical Association […]
Thursday- no games scheduled Friday- XCountry at Duke Invitational Saturday- Baseball vs. St. Bonaventure (DH)-12 p.m. Gymnastics at Regional Six (Athens, Ga.)-6 p.m. XCountry at Duke InvitationalMCrew at RITWCrew at CornellWTennis vs. Rutgers-1 p.m. Sunday- Baseball vs. St. Bonaventure-12 p.m. WTennis at Howard-1 p.m. Golf vs. Maryland at GW Invitational-7:30 a.m.
National Rifle Association President Charlton Heston spoke at Georgetown University Wednesday, voicing opposition to sensible gun control measures. Laws that would require background checks on gun buyers and require gun manufacturers to include safety locks on all models would undoubtedly save lives, but Heston and the NRA refuse to budge. Heston contends that the recent […]
The birth of a new century came and went, but one more millenianial celebration remains – the 40th anniversary of the birth control pill. The pill, which is the colloquial name for oral contraception, is the most popular form of reversible birth control for American women under the age of 35. When taken correctly and […]
The University should have warned students about construction to the H Street entrance area of the Marvin Center. The purpose of the construction, to install an elevator that will make the H Street entrance handicapped-accessible in compliance with the American Disabilities Act, is certainly important. But the changes raise new concerns as J Street seating […]
If you forget ONE active combination pill: Take it as soon as you remember. Take the next pill at the usual time. (This means you may take two pills in one day.) Finish that series and start the next pack on time. If you forget TWO active combination pills in a row in the first […]
Rally ’round the pole, a moment of silence, a quick Hail Mary before the big game – where will the line be drawn, and when is it all going to stop? Our country was founded on the basis that Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof. […]
March 29, 2000 American University Bender Arena 4:40 p.m. It was hard to tell if the 30 or so people in American University’s Bender Arena were feeling the same thing I was. Overwhelmed was how I felt, taking in the sight of panel upon panel (672 at AU alone) of a quilt dedicated to loved […]