August 28, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 6

Stories from the August 28, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Toasting the class of 2004

Last February a 20-year-old D.C. area university student died in an alcohol-related incident. His passing heightened awareness among Washington’s college students of the tragic effects of excessive alcohol consumption. Last year more than half of all GW disciplinary cases were related to alcohol abuse. On one occasion, federal agents were compelled to enter Thurston Hall […]

Memories of Yvette Moorehead

I remember her in practice when we played against each other and the other team called a time out. My team was doing really well and she didn’t even get up out of the chair. She told us: I’ve got nothing to say to you. Go and talk to each other or do something. And […]

GW mourns death of volleyball coach

The GW community mourned the death of women’s volleyball coach Yvette Moorehead Friday in an emotional hour-long memorial service held at the Western Presbyterian Church. Moorehead, 30, was found dead in her Arlington, Va. home August 9. Arlington Police are investigating Moorehead’s death as a possible suicide, according to The Washington Post. Thank you Yvette, […]

Through The Eyes of two drum & bass pioneers

Out of all the genres and sub-genres and minute categories that make up electronic music, one of the most recognizable is drum and bass. With its scattershot rhythms, low throbbing bass and urban feel, it’s one of the most distinctive and popular forms of electronic music. In the late 90s, Roni Size and the Reprezent […]

Georgetown beats GW

A new era began today in GW women’s soccer as the Colonials took the field under first-year head coach Tanya Vogel. But, like last season under Michele Rodriguez-Smith, the Colonials failed to score in their opener as they lost a heated 1-0 contest to cross-town rival Georgetown University at Harbin Field. Despite the disappointing loss, […]

Val Brown nominated

GW sophomore SirValient Brown was named a Top 50 preseason candidate for the John R. Wooden 2000-2001 All-America team, according to an August 25 announcement from the Los Angeles Athletic Club. The 10 Wooden Award winners will be announced in March, and one player will be named the nation’s Most Outstanding Collegiate Basketball Player of […]

District condemns Sigma Alpha Epsilon house

District fire and safety officials condemned the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house at 2034 G Street after an August 22 inspection, and evicted the house’s 15 residents without prior notice. Officials cited health and safety violations, but could not list specific infractions. There were all the conditions to have a very serious, maybe life-threatening fire, […]

Recess starts season with venue change

The members of GW’s premier comedy group Recess won’t let a little thing like construction get them down. Despite having lost their home at the Betts Theater to renovations, the group is planning one of its busiest seasons to date. We usually don’t do sketches in Lisner Downstage, Recess member Steve Siddell said. It’s very […]

GW faces overflow in freshmen housing

With freshmen residence halls packed to the brim, the Community Living and Learning Center dispersed about 60 incoming freshmen into temporary housing in Thurston Hall study lounges and suites in the nearby State Plaza Hotel. The eight study lounges in Thurston Hall have been converted into quads, and students who could not be accommodated in […]