May 4, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 63

Stories from the May 4, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

U.S. education secretary encourages study abroad

U.S. Education Secretary Richard Riley issued a call for more colleges and universities to promote study abroad programs earlier this month. Riley also stressed the importance of more funding for international education programs in his request, according to the Associated Press. Education has taken its place along with trade and economics, keeping the peace, the […]

DC Diary: Wrestlemaniac

April 30, 2000MCI Center5 p.m. The view looked pretty good from the cheap seats. In fact, from where I was standing in the MCI Center watching the World Wrestling Federation’s Backlash Sunday night, I did not pay a cent. So what con did I pull to sneak my way in there? Several friends and I […]

GW remembers Holocaust victims

Volunteers read aloud the names of children who perished in the Holocaust, a yearly campus memorial tradition, under blue skies Tuesday in Kogan Plaza. From a podium inside the tempietto, readers announced the name, age and home of each child as well as the concentration camp where each was killed. At least one million children […]

A moment at the monuments

Although apathy toward government is growing daily, and disgust for Congress and the White House swells with each passing administration, for some reason, people still flock to D.C.’s famous monuments. GW heavily markets its Washington, D.C., location, reminding students that they will be graduating in The City of Presidents. According to the Office of Admissions, […]

Lack of definitive plot plagues Timecode 2000

Remember the choose-your-own-adventure books that were really popular when our generation was younger? If you picked the right paths, you would get decent little stories all revolving around the same theme. Attempting to read the book linearly would probably result in an incoherent mess and a headache. Timecode 2000 (Screen Gems), the new directorial effort […]

Back in the day

I am a senior, and, as such, my first ID card was white, given to me before the dawn of GWorld. My friends lived in Adams, not Lafayette. I bought my over-priced milk at the MC Store, not the Provisions Market. When I went to J Street, I could choose from the diner, the Grill, […]

Programming praise

On behalf of the entire GW Program Board, I would like to thank the GW community for their overwhelming support of Spring Fling 2000 and other PB events this year. No matter how you slice it, our greatest measure of success is the feedback we get from you, the students. We have received tons of […]

Barbelle: Sign of the Whale

Originally Published 05/04/00 Bar: Sign of the WhaleWhere: 1825 M Street, NWCrowd: double your age, and you’re almost thereGetting In: IDed at the doorPrices: pretty steep – Miller Lites spank you at $3.75Food: nadaDancing: dream onPick-ups: trust me, you don’t want themPluses: if you’re drunk enough, you won’t care that the place sucksMinuses: it sucks […]