April 17, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 57

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

MVC students make the move

Many students living on GW’s Mount Vernon campus this year have decided to live on the Foggy Bottom campus next year, according to information from the Community Living and Learning Center. Motivations for their moves vary, but many say they feel moving to Foggy Bottom will be more convenient and enhance their social lives. Megan […]

GW’s Greatest Teams: 3 – 1996-1997 Women’s Basketball

Led by 675 points from Tajama Abraham, the Colonials compiled a 28-6 mark and went farther in the NCAA Tournament than any GW basketball team ever. After a 16-0 A-10 season, GW lost the A-10 Tournament title game to St. Joseph’s but entered the NCAAs as a five seed. At the Smith Center, GW routed […]

Protests affect business in local establishments

Usually conferences and meetings at the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund mean more business for stores and restaurants around GW. But this weekend the meetings drove away customers, said local business managers. Restaurants and stores around the area had a slow day Saturday, and many closed on Sunday as the intensity of the […]

Temple sweeps GW in A-10s

The GW women’s tennis team lost 5-3 to Massachusetts in the consolation round of this weekend’s Atlantic 10 Tournament in Blacksburg, Va. The men’s tennis squad fell to Temple 4-0 in the quarterfinals round after GW blanked Fordham in the first. The women’s team was also swept by Temple 5-0 in Saturday’s semifinals round. The […]

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 […]