April 20, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 58

Stories from the April 20, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

SA targets security in residence halls

The Student Association Senate passed several resolutions concerning security in residence halls in a marathon meeting Tuesday evening. The resolutions were drafted as a result of thefts and other security problems that have plagued Aston Hall this year. Senators discussed a provision that would provide compensation for Aston and other residence hall occupants who have […]

GW’s Greatest Games: 7 – GW 81, Georgetown 79 (OT)

1976 Men’s Basketball The Hoyas were starting to gain national attention after an upset of No. 12 St. John’s at McDonough Arena, but Haviland Harper’s tip-in as overtime expired won this epic affair, giving GW a rare win on the Hilltop. A spirited but evenly divided packed house saw John Holloran nail a 30-footer to […]

East Is East offers comical moments and serious message

Foreign films always have graced American movie screens. But it was Roberto Benigni’s powerful film, Life Is Beautiful, that brought foreign films into everyday cinematic discourse. Although other foreign films such as the German Run Lola Run have garnered acclaim in America, none have reached the status of Benigni’s masterpiece. However, East Is East (Miramax) […]

GW reacts to schedule changes

GW students will have to make up two days of canceled classes, pushing the reading period to the weekend as a result of two days of snow and protests of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings. The reading period will now be from May 6 through May 8 with exams scheduled to begin […]

GW’s Greatest Games: 3 – GW 96, Drake 93 (OT)

March 19, 1995Women’s Basketball GW had lost all three of its previous second-round games under Coach Joe McKeown, and with under five minutes left, and No. 5 seed Drake University leading No. 4 seed GW 78-61 at the Smith Center, the 1995 NCAA Tournament looked like more of the same. But out of nowhere, GW […]

Quote of the Week

SirValiant Brown gave Hatchet Associate Sports Editor Dave Holt a sample of his own brand of trash talk: I’m hot sauce; I ain’t gravy.

GW’s Greatest Games: 2 – GW 77, Xavier 74

Feb. 27, 1999Men’s Basketball It had all the hype in the world, and it lived up to every bit of it. With the Xavier series already gaining rivalry status, the Musketeers came to Foggy Bottom for a Saturday afternoon season finale to be televised on ESPN. Students slept out overnight to see if GW could […]

Coddled cops

When the GW administration announced the closing of the campus last week, the restrictions seemed clear: access to the Marvin Center will be limited to those carrying GWorld cards. And yet, when I looked around J Street Monday afternoon, I counted at least 50 individuals eating at tables who had no such identification. They were […]

Rivalries of the Century

Four of the greatest men’s basketball rivalries: UMass Starting in 1971, when Dr. J and the Minutemen stopped Walt Szczerbiak and the Colonials 70-65, this series has been one of Foggy Bottom’s favorites, particularly because it’s one of the few GW has dominated (the Colonials lead 30-17). Some highlights: GW 103, UMass 77 (Jan. 21, […]

Slinging shoes: no shame

The whining of people who are constantly burdened by the actions of strangers is truly a tired sentiment. Feminism, albeit a worthy cause, seems to create a problem, then attack it. The Delta Tau Delta shoe tree is nothing more than that, a tree with shoes in it. It is not some sad attempt to […]