August 31, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 7

Stories from the August 31, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Neighbors Project redefines focus

Students who want to help those in need may wonder how much difference one person can make. At GW, the Neighbors Project, a group that ministers its time and love to people in need, can provide an answer to this question. In past years, the program has been a part of AmeriCorps, a government-funded service […]

Fashion flashback

Silver jewelry is out and gold is in. Ruffles, clogs, suede, big hoop earrings and aviator glasses are all reappearing in stores this season. Having a flashback yet? No, we have not entered the twilight zone, but fashions of the late seventies and eighties are making a comeback. What exactly is back in? Stephanie Sherman, […]

SAC develops alcohol-free events

Weekend fun at GW doesn’t have to include alcohol, according to the founders of Triple Play, a new program on campus. The program, a collaboration between the Community Living and Learning Center and Student Activities Center, will provide funding, advice and publicity for non-alcoholic campus events on weekends that are open to the GW community. […]

Is living off campus making you out of touch?

Blizzards of posters and fliers around campus make it pretty obvious that something is going on this week. Advertisements from Resnet’s Laptop Information nights, to Ballroom Dancing Society meetings, to the eye-catching Want a Grandma? are plastered everywhere, from announcement boards to doors and everywhere in between. Residence halls are places students are sure to […]

Dimock Gallery opens new season

The fall season of GW’s Dimock Gallery displays something old, something new, something borrowed and something (buff and) blue. The Gallery opens the season with the exhibition A Look Backward, A Look Forward: Selections from the George Washington University Permanent Collection in the lower level of Lisner Auditorium. Featured are works relating to George Washington […]

Students laud absence of lines in bookstore

Students are getting their books faster from the GW Bookstore because of efforts to shorten traditionally long lines. I thought it was a little more organized this year and it went quicker, junior Angeli Desai said. The store’s staff has made several changes, including new procedures for waiting in line and checking bags at the […]

Long-awaited Elastica album more meek than Menace

In the mid-90s, Elastica was one of the few Britpop bands, along with Oasis and Blur, to have any kind of success in the United States. A beer commercial even used their song Connection. Their self-tilted debut was filled with catchy hooks grafted into tight, wiry punk-pop songs. It was easy to tell the band […]

SAC promotes two leaders

The Student Activity Center promoted its two associate directors this week. Peter Konwerski, associate director of SAC, will begin a new role as the executive director of the Marvin Center and SAC. It’s a new position, Konwerski said. It’s sort of a merger of student activities and events conference with the Marvin Center. Konwerski said […]

The Bar Boys: New blood, new bars

Over the past couple of years, the GW community has come to love the Bar Belle and value her advice on where to spend weekend nights. Since she has moved on to bigger and better things, it’s time for a new perspective. Say hello to The Bar Monkeys. (Names have been changed to protect them […]