September 5, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 8

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

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 […]

IFC trains members for hearing board

GW began training fraternity members who might preside on an Interfraternity Council hearing board September 1. The board will preside over alcohol-related cases involving fraternities. This is the first stage of a two-part training session for fraternity members who may preside on an Interfraternity Council hearing board, which could be given jurisdiction over other types […]

GW falls to Hoyas on penalty kick

The GW men’s soccer team lost a 2-1 overtime thriller in Monday’s D.C. Classic championship game played at American University’s Harbin Field. The Colonials (1-1) earned a place in the finals game against the Hoyas by soundly defeating Liberty University Saturday afternoon. GW’s Matthew Osborne scored two goals over the weekend for the Colonials. The […]

J Street lines cause delay

After one week of slow-moving lines and long waits for popular food stations at J Street, students said they are becoming frustrated with food service delays. People don’t realize just how little time students have in between classes to stick around waiting, junior Sarah Greiner said as she stood in line at Starbucks last week. […]

Bjork returns with Selma Songs

Bjork is probably Iceland’s best-known export since . well, probably since ice. From her early days with the under-appreciated Icelandic band The Sugarcubes to her groundbreaking and innovative solo work in the 90s, Bjork has emerged as one of the oddest and interesting artists of the past 20 years. After a three-year pause since the […]

Deconstructing Gee-dub

Every columnist to grace these pages seems to enjoy using his first column to talk to the freshman class. You know, offer them some kind words, share a joke and initiate them into the world of GW – that sort of thing. I’ve been racking my brains for the last few days trying to think […]

In search of a State Plaze scandal

August 31, 200010:52 p.m.State Plaza Hotel Our team of five set out to discovered if the freshmen living in the State Plaza are putting their swanky setup to proper use. The team comprised a writer (me), a photographer and three extra intruders who could also be used as bait should any snags arise in the […]