September 5, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 8

Stories from the September 5, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

District students form coalition

GW’s Student Association has joined a new effort to increase communication among five District schools. Representatives of students governments from GW, American, Howard, Georgetown and Marymount universities plan to meet regularly to discuss shared concerns about issues that affect all college students in the District. The informal group agreed to focus on three main issue […]

Where have all the true punk rockers gone?

Johnny Rotten is on VH1. Sid Vicious’ death is going on its 21st anniversary. Jello Biafra goes on spoken word tours, and The Ramones just finished playing another corporate luncheon. Punk has become a word music journalists throw around lightly, like `eclectic.’ Everybody is a punk, they even called Cyndi Lauper a punk, and the […]

Rumors of cuts concern CSAS, music faculty

Part-time applied music professors said they are baffled by what the University is calling a miscommunication between the Columbian School of Arts and Sciences and the music department that led many professors to believe their salaries would be cut until just hours before classes began. The Washington Post first reported the budget cuts Aug. 20. […]

To Mosh or not to Mosh

Just imagine being up front and center at a rock concert. Standing right in front of the band. The music starts and masses of people starting from the first row going all the way back a few hundred people, begin jumping around haphazardly and slamming into each other. Others around you have been tossed up […]

News brief

Professor publishes book on Colin M. Turnbull GW professor Roy Richard Grinker published a biography of anthropologist Colin M. Turnbull entitled In the Arms of Africa: The Life of Colin M. Turnbull in August, according to a University press release. Grinker is an associate professor of anthropology and international affairs. Colin Turnbull was one of […]

Starting off fresh

Members of the class of 2004, by now you may have realized that you have a countless number of opportunities at GW. If you have not, you will now. Freshmen are the driving force of this fine University. You are the ones with a fresh, new perspective. You have the opportunity to bring to this […]

New director joins CADE

Saturday nights are not just for drinking. That is what new manager Brian Hamluk and his staff at GW’s Center for Alcohol and other Drug Education are trying to prove. We want to show students how to party the right way, and how to make responsible choices, he said. The center hosted Triple Play, a […]

Staff editorial: Striking `dis-chord’

Controversy is brewing beneath the academic center. An August newsletter informed music professors that $75,000 would be cut from the department’s budget. But no one can seem to get straight answers from Columbian School of Arts and Sciences officials as to what exactly is going on. Talk of pay cuts and elimination of private lessons […]

Verizon strike leaves GW students stranded

The backlog of orders resulting from a strike at Verizon Communication has left many students and Foggy Bottom residents without phones for the beginning of the school year. Verizon, the nation’s largest telecommunications employer, settled a strike last week by more than 86,000 employees that lasted 18 days in 12 eastern states and the District. […]

Joens injures knee, could miss season

GW sophomore Cathy Joens hurt her knee in a pickup game at the Smith Center Thursday afternoon. The Colonials shooting guard is on crutches and had X-rays this weekend. Head Coach Joe McKeown said he did not know the severity of the injury but commented that there was a possibility of some ligament damage. The […]