April 13, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 56

Stories from the April 13, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Act unfairly punishes drug users

For the first time this year, students across the country applying for financial aid were asked whether they had been convicted of a drug crime. Those who answered yes are now denied or delayed federal financial aid because of the Higher Education Act of 1998 (HEA) drug provision. On July 1, 2000, the HEA drug […]

Quote of the Week

Freshman Loren Chachkes said online degrees are a good idea because they offer the opportunity for everyone with a computer to get an education, but said would never take an online course. “Online education is like online sex,” Chachkes said. “You do not get the full experience. With no interaction between students and professors these […]

No. 23 men’s crew sweeps weekend

The 13th annual GW Invitational, scheduled for Saturday on the Potomac, was canceled Wednesday because of concerns that protests this weekend in Foggy Bottom would disrupt the annual event. The Invitational is the largest collegiate rowing competition in D.C. GW women’s crew head coach Steve Peterson said that three factors weighed into the decision: first, […]

Upcoming games

Thursday: Tennis at A-10 Championship Friday: Tennis at A-10 ChampionshipGolf at A-10 Championship Saturday: Baseball vs. Dayton (DH)-12 p.m. Tennis at A-10 ChampionshipGolf at A-10 ChampionshipXCountry at Mt. St. Mary’s Invitational Sunday: Baseball vs. Dayton-12 p.m. Tennis at A-10 ChampionshipGolf at A-10 Championship

Raising the Bar

Between bands at the 9:30 Club one night, hordes of the revelers crowd the bar demanding refreshments from the two bartenders who seem to be going out of their minds. From negotiating rowdy drunks to busting underage drinkers trying to pass themselves off as 21, their responsibilities exceed pouring drinks. Despite the routine job challenges, […]

Sports Briefs

De Miranda drafted by USBL Senior Francisco de Miranda (6.2 points and 4.1 rebounds per game this season) was drafted 54th in the United States Basketball League draft this week. He was the fifth-round pick of the Washington Congressionals, which will play some home games this year at the Smith Center. De Miranda was unaware […]

Ute Lemper brings her sultry voice to Lisner

On the cover of her recently released album, Punishing Kiss, Ute (pronounced ooo-tah) Lemper looks dangerous. Donning tight, black leather pants and tank top, she looks like a cross between Madonna in her Human Nature video and Annie Lennox when she was with the Eurythmics. Lemper bears an uncanny resemblance to Lennox and boasts the […]

The resurrection of Christie

Ron Christie’s GW baseball career got off to a promising start. As a freshman, the 6-3 right-hander went 2-1 and struck out 24 batters in 31 innings of work. As a sophomore, Christie started five games for the Colonials, compiling a record of 2-4 with 26 strikeouts. But after pitching in a game against Maryland […]