April 6, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 54

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

Launch of private Web site to broadcast GW life

The world will be listening to what GW students have to say May 1, the launch date of a Web site that will offer video footage recorded by college students. Zoomculture.com will offer free, downloadable videos from 15 college campuses nationwide, including a page for GW. This is media for the people, by the people, […]

Constitution permits public prayer

Recent events have focused a great deal of attention on the issue of prayer and religion in public schools. Efforts in several states to display the Ten Commandments in public schools are combining with a pending Supreme Court case involving student-initiated and student-led prayer at high school sporting events to foster a national discussion on […]

News Briefs

Phi Kappa Psi recognizes GW student Junior Pat McLaughlin was recognized as a Summerfield Scholar for fall 1999 by the Phi Kappa Psi national fraternity, according to an April 3 fraternity press release. McLaughlin, whose family resides in Pennsylvania, is one of 28 Phi Kappa Psi Summerfield Scholars around the country. The fraternity awards members […]

Bad bill — staff editorial

The House overwhelmingly passed a measure Wednesday that would ban all partial-birth abortions. A substitute bill, which would outlaw partial-birth abortions except in cases when the mother’s life is in danger, failed to garner support. Since President Clinton promises to veto the Republican-backed measure, and the Senate doesn’t have the two-thirds majority necessary to override […]

Below the belt

This is in regard to David Holt’s piece (Four out of five old men prefer David Holt to The GW Journal) from the March 16 issue of The Hatchet. What gives? There’s no reason to beat up on the GW Journal when a) it isn’t in competition with the Hatchet, as he suggests – it’s […]

Blacks overlooked

This is a brief response to the article on March 30 from the Panhellenic President Madeline LePage, Article overlooks sororities. It amazes me that she could be upset that a sorority got overlooked when it happens quite frequently to the predominantly black Greek-letter members on campus. I remember too well, at Spirit Week of 1999, […]

GW win streak at six

The GW baseball team earned its 21st win of the season and stretched its latest winning streak to six games by sweeping a three-game weekend series with St. Bonaventure and defeating the United States Naval Academy Wednesday at Barcroft Park. Pitching once again led the way for GW as junior Adam Belicic threw a complete […]

Thank you leaders

The GW student community should be very impressed by the recent activity of its student leaders. Both the Student Association and the Residence Hall Association recently reviewed the 2000-2010 Campus Plan. They looked at it carefully and made recommendations that were both constructive and insightful. I’d like to thank them for their effort and dedication […]