April 6, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 54

Stories from the April 6, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Penders wins in Burned Orange

There’s something about being a fly on the wall that can make even the most mundane conversation titillating. I mean, sure, the fate of the world doesn’t hinge on it, but who wouldn’t want to hear what a coach says in the locker room, or what an athletic director says to that same hot-shot coach […]

Generic Theatre tackles witty Arthur Miller play

4 Hatchets It’s their first time, and they’re nervous. But the directors of Generic Theatre Company’s production of Arthur Miller’s The Creation of the World and Other Business have nothing to be nervous about – the play is magnificent. In their directorial debuts at GW, Nizar Wattad and Jason Steinhauer craft a passionate, witty portrayal […]

University, students prepare for WTO rallies

GW students are already feeling the shock waves from planned protests scheduled for April 16 and 17 during the World Trade Organization’s meeting in Washington, D.C. With only 10 days remaining before the anticipated rallies, events scheduled throughout campus are being canceled for safety concerns, University and student group officials said. The rallies are expected […]

Crew upsets Cornell

The GW women’s crew team practice this year paid off Saturday as the women’s varsity eight boat left the Ithaca Regatta with an upset of No. 15 Cornell University for the third straight year. GW’s victory is a big step toward a possible bid for the NCAA women’s rowing championships beginning May 26 in Camden, […]

South Asian Society members call party disorganized

An after-party for the South Asian Society’s annual Bhangra Blowout ended earlier than planned Saturday evening, amid large attendance and great confusion. In the past, SAS has hosted all the weekend’s festivities, including the annual after-party. This year, however, the University denied an application for approval of an SAS-sponsored party planned to be held at […]

Upcoming games

Thursday: MTennis at American-2 p.m. WTennis at George Mason-3 p.m. Baseball vs. Howard- 3 p.m. Friday: no games scheduled Saturday: Golf at Navy Spring InvitationalWCrew vs. Boston University-8:30 a.m. MCrew vs. Wesleyan (at Worcester, Mass.)-9 a.m. WTennis vs. Mt. St. Mary’s-11 a.m. Baseball at St. Joseph’s (DH)-noonWCrew vs. Duke-12:30 p.m. MTennis at St. Bonaventure-1 p.m. […]

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GTAAA hosts rally after NYU news

GW’s Graduate Teaching Assistant-Adjunct Alliance hosted a teach-in advocating its cause Wednesday on the Quad after a labor official declared that New York University graduate teaching assistants may organize a union. Higher education is the fastest growing section of the American labor movement, said Stanley Aronowitz, a sociology professor at City University of New York. […]

Cusack carries High Fidelity with shining performance

4 Hatchets Did I listen to pop music because I was miserable, or was I miserable because I listened to pop music? asks Rob Gordon (John Cusack, Being John Malkovich) in the beginning of High Fidelity (Touchstone Pictures). Based on Nick Hornby’s novel of the same name, the story revolves around Gordon and his record […]