June 26, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 4

Stories from the June 26, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW golfer wins tourney

GW senior Ryan Day entered the 18th hole of the 36th R.H. Foster Energy/Mobil Paul Bunyan Amateur Golf Tournament with a two-stroke lead, just as he had started the final round June 19. But, after a Day bogey and a birdie by second-place opponent Jay Plourd on the final hole, the two golfers – tied […]

Sports Brief — Atlantic 10

GW golfers Thomas Blankvoort and Bryan Derdenger, and Deb Friedman of the women’s crew team were selected to the spring season All-Conference academic team in a June 19 vote by the Atlantic 10’s Sports Information Directors. A senior coxswain, Friedman carried a 3.57 GPA as an Exercise Science major. Blankvoort posted a 3.50 GPA as […]

Fold Your Hands Belle & Sebastian, you sound pretentious

The band Belle and Sebastian, hailing from Glasgow, Scotland, was an indie fan and critic’s dream. Its debut album, If You’re Feeling Sinister, slipped in under the music radar. The album was loaded with gorgeously crafted pop songs filled with sly and lovelorn lyrics not seen since the heyday of the Smiths. In fact, the […]

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GW’s EMeRG submits application for ambulance

GW’s EMeRG, the student-run Emergency Medical Response Group, is applying to the D.C. Health Department for its own ambulance, said Scooter Slade, a recent graduate and member of EMeRG for four years. “The ambulance is a very exciting prospect and will definitely add a lot to the organization,” said rising senior David Rand, who is […]

The perfect soundtrack for a summer Groove

Once again ecstasy and the rave scene are back in the national media spotlight. Magazines such as Time and television news shows have all done pieces on the “dangers” of raves and ecstasy. These news stories all seem to forget that raves are not a new thing, having started back in England’s “Summer of Love” […]

University honors Mohammed VI

GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg presented His Majesty Mohammed VI, the King of Morocco, with an honorary doctorate of law before a crowded Marvin Center Ballroom at Convocation Thursday. Addressing the crowd, Mohammed said he hopes to enhance the longstanding Moroccan-American relationship, which has found a common bond in “liberty, justice and solidarity.” “Let us […]

Burt plans new direction for SA

Equipped with his e-mail-receiving cellular phone, Student Association President David Burt is ready and determined to improve the SA. Burt said his cell phone is invaluable because communication is his key strategy in remodeling the SA. “It’s all about being approachable, open and accessible,” Burt said. “You can’t represent students you don’t know and it’s […]

Two professors will join ESIA faculty

The Elliott School of International Affairs announced the appointment of two new faculty members, Kirk Larsen and Holger Wolf June 14. Wolf will join the Elliott School as an associate professor of economics and international affairs, and will teach two sections of International Macroeconomic Theory and Policy in the fall. Larsen will become the Korea […]