April 10, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 55

Stories from the April 10, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW students join rally on the Mall to protest foreign debt

A crowd of several thousand people gathered on the National Mall Sunday to rally for the cancellation of debts owed to the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. The focus of the rally was Jubilee 2000, a festival supporting the cancellation of foreign debt impoverished countries are obligated to repay to international banking institutions. […]

Chris Monroe, a man for all seasons

In the shoeboxes full of recruiting letters in Chris Monroe’s bedroom in Hyattsville, Md., there is an envelope addressed to Chris `A Man Among Boys’ Monroe. Although nothing quite compares to the flattery one finds in college basketball recruiting letters, this particular characterization seems to say it all about Chris Monroe. Whether in basketball or […]

Classifieds (4/10)

Classified Ads Help Wanted Adoptions Personal Services Opportunities Day Care Internships Summer Jobs Housing Offered Housing Wanted Roommates Health Services Services-General Travel Tutoring Typing/Word Proc. Housing-website

Correction

The article entitled University, students prepare for WTO rallies, in the April 6 issue, incorrectly stated that protesters are rallying next weekend during World Trade Organization meetings. The scheduled protests are not planned because of WTO meetings, but are planned because of World Bank and International Monetary Fund meetings. Protestors will be speaking out against […]

Colonials blast past St. Joe’s, Howard; extend winning streak to 10

The GW baseball team blasted its way past St. Joseph’s and Howard with seven home runs over four games as the Colonials extended their winning streak to 10 games. The 10 straight victories was GW’s second such streak this season. Sunday’s series finale against the host Hawks was canceled because inclement weather and will not […]

Students clean up D.C. schools

Paint-speckled GW students and members of the Greek-letter community cleaned, painted and landscaped at area schools Saturday morning as a part of the Hands on D.C. annual work-a-thon to improve public schools. More than 100 members from 10 GW fraternities and sororities joined about 60 other GW students to improve Shaw Junior High School, Francis […]

Final crew race canceled

The No. 21 ranked GW women’s crew team placed second in Saturday morning’s competitive races against No. 9 Boston University and the United States Naval Academy on the Potomac. But bad weather in the afternoon races forced officials to cancel the final race of the day against Duke University. The women’s varsity eight squad took […]

Students celebrate Arabic culture

The Arab Student Association will host a mix of cultural, political, educational and social activities to raise student awareness about Arabic culture during April’s Arab Awareness Month. This is the group’s second year promoting Arab awareness during April. The group decided to continue the new tradition after last year’s success, said Ghada Skaff, co-president of […]

Brown is team MVP

The men’s basketball banquet was held Thursday night at the Washington Marriott. Freshman guard SirValiant Brown was named the team’s Most Valuable Player. Chris Monroe was named Rookie of the Year; senior guard Mark Lund was given the Academic Achievement Award; junior forward Antxon Iturbe took home the Desire Award; junior point guard Bernard Barrow […]

GW students give national Webcam craze mixed reviews

Webcams are becoming popular items for students eager to star in their own shows on the Internet and save money on long-distance calls. Students are buying small, digital cameras that connect to a personal computer, allowing users to capture images and broadcast them on the Internet. Users can use their computers to talk to family […]