April 27, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 60

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

GW’s Greatest Basketball Players: Introduction

Above, we present 30 men’s basketball players and 10 women. Just so you know, this disparity because women’s basketball has only been an official sport for 25 seasons, while the men have played for 84. At some point, despite all one’s knowledge, picking the best basketball players of the century is akin to picking names […]

Staff Editorial – Media miss the facts

Beyond the customary outrage expressed whenever bullets harm young people lies another disturbing aspect of the April 24 shootings at the National Zoo. The actions of the news media while covering the story were simply irresponsible. At first glance, one can almost excuse television reporters for jumbling the facts, for breathlessly passing on the latest […]

High court considers gays in Boy Scouts

The Supreme Court debated the issue of allowing the Boy Scouts of America to exclude homosexuals from being scout leaders Tuesday, weighing whether the organization is a private or public entity. James Dale was an assistant scoutmaster in New Jersey when he was dismissed from the Boy Scouts after leaders read comments he made in […]

GW’s Greatest Basketball Players: Joe Holup

Joe Holup – Men’s Basketball Player of the Century He is the Paul Bunyan of GW sports. Just how in the world did Joe Holup average 25 points and 23 rebounds in the same season? And no, that’s not a typo. Over his four-year career (thankfully, for a short period in the old days, freshmen […]

Classifieds (4/27)

Classified Ads Help Wanted Announcements Personal Services Tickets Opportunities Internships Summer Jobs Housing Offered Housing Wanted Roommates Health Services Travel Tutoring Typing/Word Proc. For Sale Miscellaneous Housing-website

Former NATO ambassador joins faculty

Former U.S. Ambassador to NATO Robert E. Hunter will join the GW political science department as an adjunct professor next fall and teach a graduate political science course. Hunter, who served as NATO ambassador from 1993 to 1998, will teach Political Science 248, a course on Politics of U.S. National Security Policy. He has a […]

GW’s Greatest Basketball Players: Men

First Team Shawnta Rogers (1995-99; 5-4 guard; Baltimore, Md.). Atlantic 10 Player of the Year in 1999; led A-10 in assists and points senior year; led nation in steals; only three-time team MVP in GW history besides Mike Brown; GW career leader in assists and steals. Jon Feldman (1959-62; 5-10 guard; Newark, N.J.). Averaged over […]

Classifieds (4/20)

Classified Ads Help Wanted Announcements Personal Services Opportunities Summer Jobs Housing Offered Housing Wanted Roommates Health Services Travel Tutoring Typing/Word Proc. For Sale Miscellaneous Housing-website

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, […]