April 6, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 54

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

SA success — staff editorial

The Student Association deserves commendation for completing the Academic Update – a valuable online tool for any student wishing to find out more information about a course or professor. The Web feature beautifully displays data collected from 14,467 student surveys of 809 courses taught by 422 professors during the fall semester of 1999 – quite […]

Sports Briefs

Rutgers tops GW The GW women’s tennis team fell 6-3 to Rutgers University Friday. Freshman Tracy Wei improved to 14-8 with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Rutgers’ Donna Krouzman in No. 1 singles action. Wei teamed with senior Sarine Weingarten to pick up a No. 1 doubles victory, 8-5. Men’s water polo receives academic honor […]

No. 26 GW finishes sixth at regionals, misses NCAAs

The GW women’s gymnastics team ended one of its best seasons in school history Saturday at the NCAA Region Six competition at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. The Colonials, who entered ranking 26th nationally, placed sixth in the competition. The regional meet featured some of the best competition from around the country. GW matched up […]

D.C. Diary: Ride of a Century

March 31, 2000 Union Station Main Lobby2:15 p.m. I was sitting in my cubical at work the other day when I overheard my boss and another co-worker talking about a carousel exhibit at Union Station. My boss described it as a shrine to the last century, proclaiming you have to go see it and calling […]

In basketball language, Aguilar was en fuego

Elisa Aguilar has graced our presence on the basketball court with uncommon competitiveness and consistency. She has worn down opponents with her tenacious defense and shot down opponents with her late-game heroics. Whether it be No. 43 pushing the ball and feeding one of her no-look passes to a teammate for a layup or drilling […]

Easy Money

Getting paid for doing nothing: some would call that an American dream. People have always tried to develop fool-proof schemes to make money without exerting effort. But now one company may have made the dream a reality. AllAdvantage.com CEO and co-founder James Jorgensen developed an Internet-based service that pays subscribers for viewing advertisements on their […]

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, […]