April 6, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 54

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

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 […]

Student teaches lesson about hunger at MVC

Students gathered in Mount Vernon’s Eckles Library to participate in a hunger banquet March 30 to discover ways to prevent famine. Chairwoman Lakshmi Iyer, a freshman in the Women in International Leadership Program, organized the banquet as a symposium for her leadership initiative course. Iyer got the idea from her teaching assistant, who did a […]

GW experiences computer glitches

GW computer systems recently experienced significant slow-downs and network problems because of an exponential growth in e-mail use on campus, according to Guy Jones, director of Technology at Networking Information Technology. In recent weeks problems with GWIS have increased, putting more demand on a system that has been strained in recent years. Webmail is always […]