April 27, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 60

Stories from the April 27, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Senate to vote on bill to ban college sports betting

(U-WIRE) LOS ANGELES – The end of legalized gambling on amateur sports may be near, as the Amateur Sports Integrity Act will go to the entire Senate soon after the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee approved the act April 13. The support for the bill satisfied the NCAA, one of the bill’s most fervent sponsors. We […]

GW’s Greatest Basketball Players: Women

First Team Debbie Hemery (1991-95; 5-9 guard; Jackson Heights, N.Y.). 1995 A-10 Player of the Year; AP honorable mention; third on scoring list. Darlene Saar (1991-95; 6-0 forward; Glendale, N.Y.). 1995 AP honorable mention; 1992 Rookie of the Year; second on scoring list. Kas Allen (1983-88; 6-0 forward; Arlington, Va.). Averaged 22.5 points from 1983-84, […]

Students reveal tales of freedom at Seder

Freedom stories were the center of attention Monday at the fourth annual Multicultural Freedom Seder. The goal of the Seder is to bring attention to the injustices and lack of freedom experienced by many of the world’s populations. The Multicultural Freedom Seder was sponsored by various student organizations. Hillel and Kesher, a reform Jewish group, […]

GW’s Greatest Basketball Players: Tajama Abraham

Tajama Abraham – Women’s Basketball Player of the Century Tajama Abraham joins Joe Holup as the only other GW basketball player in history to score more than 2,000 points. As a freshman in 1993-`94, she took Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year honors. She was second team her sophomore year and easily made the first […]


UPD arrests Colonial Computers shoplifter A University Police officer arrested a female suspect at Colonial Computers April 12 after she was caught shoplifting, a UPD official said. A Colonial Computers employee stopped the officer and alerted him that the person was stealing several computer disks, said Dolores Stafford, director of UPD. Stafford said after the […]

DC Diary: Matzah Meals

Originally Published 04/27/00 April 203:02 p.m.Loeb’s Deli, 15th and I streets, N.W. In a desperate search for Kosher Passover food given the dearth of options at J Street, Provisions Market and the nearby Watergate Safeway, I racked my brain for dining options. Loeb’s Deli appeared on my tongue from somewhere deep in my subconscious. I […]

Nike posts positive student labor report

Shoe and apparel manufacturer and anti-sweatshop target Nike posted Tuesday on their Web site the reports of student monitors who visited 32 factories this spring. The reports painted a picture of factories that may not match the sweatshops students learned about in American history, but nonetheless are still plagued with problems. Despite several critical portions […]

NBC mini-series offers look at an important decade

Every once in a while, television produces a gem. In the case of the new NBC mini-series, The 70s, it’s more of a rhinestone. The follow-up to last year’s The 60’s, the two-part series that shows the history of the decade through the experiences of four friends who spend their twentysomething years in the land […]

Rehnquist to speak at Law School Commencement

William H. Rehnquist, chief justice of the United States, will address Law School graduates during their commencement ceremony May 28. Rehnquist accepted the invitation to speak at the ceremony, in part because of close ties with GW Law School Dean Michael Young. Young served as a clerk to Rehnquist before he was appointed chief justice. […]