April 17, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 57

Stories from the April 17, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Residence hall staff works extra hours for protests

GW residence hall employees took on duties last week that aren’t exactly in their job descriptions. Extra shifts and hours taken on by community facilitators because of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings caused some difficulty and inconvenience but may have been necessary for the safety of campus residents, some CFs said. It’s […]

GW’s Greatest Teams: 1 – 1992-1993 Men’s Basketball

GW was five years removed from the worst season in school history, a 1-27 debacle that tied the NCAA record for losses. Now, the Colonials were the No. 21 team in the nation, according to the coaches. They had beaten Temple for the first time in 21 tries. And for the first time in 32 […]

Protest on Ellipse draws active students, groups

Rally cries filled the Ellipse Sunday afternoon as thousands gathered to protest the meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. Many of those were college students, who have taken a strong interest in the labor practices of the two international organizations. The protesters are spending the weekend attempting to block the entrance of […]

Jazzfatnastees puts soul back into R&B music

Ask anyone on the street, and they will tell you that the 1990s was the decade when rhythm and blues fell. The genre was sacked and looted by the likes of Mariah Carey, R. Kelly, Brian McKnight and a horde of other vocalists with too many octaves and too little talent under their belts. It […]

IMF meetings present calmer side of protests

A first-person account from the inside of the International Monetary Fund building. Beyond the protesters and the barricades, the eye of the storm – inside the International Monetary Fund building – was perfectly calm. The meetings in the IMF building were the focal point of Sunday’s protests. Outside the perimeter of the building, relations between […]

GW fifth at A-10s

The GW golf team finished in a fifth-place tie with Xavier at this weekend’s Atlantic 10 men’s championship at the Southpointe Golf Club in Canonsburg, Pa. The Colonials completed the three-round tourney shooting a 59-over-par 923 (309-306-308), 45 strokes behind first-place Rhode Island. The victory was Rhode Island’s second straight A-10 title. Xavier rallied from […]

GW Law School ranked No. 23

The GW Law School climbed two spots to number 23 in the U.S. News & World Report rankings released April 10. GW tied with Boston College and the University of Illinois. The school’s relatively low acceptance rate and high LSAT scores of incoming students set it apart from other universities. But GW’s high student/faculty ratio […]

News Brief

GW ROTC trains in Quantico Members of GW ROTC, the NAVY collegiate organization, trained in Quantico, Va., as part of a leadership-training course Friday. Ken Rogers, a midshipman, said ROTC is divided into different groups. Last weekend another group went to Quantico for training. He said there were about 12 obstacles, including a NATO course, […]

Sports Briefs

Walenga leads women’s water polo At the Mid-Atlantic Championships this weekend, GW went 2-1, possibly securing a bid to the Eastern Championships in two weeks. Saturday, GW topped James Madison University 14-5 in the quarterfinals but lost to Villanova University 12-6. Sunday, the Colonials played Maryland for the fifth time this season and topped the […]

Job Hunting Guide: Student interns get low pay, big perks

Even before Monica Lewinsky made interning one of the most famous forms of student employment, co-eds had been coming to Washington, D.C., with visions of internships dancing in their heads. Many GW students said that while their wallets have not grown thicker from their internships, their wealth of knowledge and job preparedness has increased while […]