August 31, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 7

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

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 […]

Fall Fest features Cypress Hill, giveaways

Program Board Executive Chair Seth Weinert, along with his Program Board team, has been working for months planning events for the fall and school year. PB plans to show Mission Impossible on the Quad sometime in September. The movie was cancelled last week because of rain. PB’s annual Fall Fest carnival will feature gi veaways, […]

Staff editorial — Better book buying

GW Bookstore should be commended for an excellent beginning to the new academic year. On the whole, lines are shorter and employees are friendlier. The new system of checking bags outside rather than in the crowded area near the front of the store clears up space for walking and facilitates quicker turn-around times. Small organizational […]

Classifieds (8/31)

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