September 5, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 8

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

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 […]

Staff editorial: Second tier, second year

U.S. News and World Report released its ever-controversial rankings again Friday much to the dismay of GW students. For yet another year, GW has fallen short of the goal of obtaining a respectable ranking. In light of the promises of administrators and the amount students and their families shell out each year for the privilege […]

Letter: Stressing sobriety

While sitting in Kogan Plaza before a recent afternoon rain shower, I overheard some students discussing GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg’s editorial in Monday’s edition of The Hatchet regarding responsible alcohol use among GW students (Toasting the class of 2004, Aug. 28). These students expressed apathy about the president’s statement. President Trachtenberg voiced concerns about […]