April 10, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 55

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

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 […]

Sports Briefs

GW loses to Hoyas The GW women’s tennis team lost a decisive doubles match in Sunday’s match against Georgetown and fell to the host Hoyas 5-4. Sophomore Lisa Borromeo won both her singles and doubles match, but the team’s loss prevented the Colonials from sweeping their matches this weekend. Georgetown was a real thriller, and […]

Students play volleyball for charity

Students gathered to participate in a volleyball tournament for charity at the Smith Center Thursday evening. The Martin Luther King Volleyball Tournament, sponsored by the Residence Hall Association, was created to collect clothing donations for Miriam’s Kitchen. The 13 teams that entered the competition were required to donate an article of clothing for each member […]

Orbit’s album fails to add new twists to old classics

In the last few years, if you wanted to modernize your sound, William Orbit was the man to go to. Orbit, producer extraordinaire, has worked with big names such as Madonna and Blur, adding his trademark electronica touches to their last albums. For example, all of the techno bleeps and synth washes you hear on […]