September 11, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 10

Stories from the September 11, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Experts question Columbia Plaza rental rate hike

Legal experts said Columbia Plaza management may have overstepped its legal bounds by increasing rent up to 40 percent for some residents and requiring students to sign a notice when new roommates move in. Legal advisers and city officials at a Columbia Plaza Tenants Association meeting Thursday urged angry tenants, especially students, to immediately examine […]

GW polo team shows promise at tourney

The men’s water polo team finished 1-3 at this weekend’s Princeton Open but showed signs of promise, Head Coach Scott Reed said. GW (3-5) defeated Slippery Rock University 14-4, but lost to nationally-ranked opponents St. Francis College (17-5), Princeton University (13-7) and Queens College (12-8). Overall, as a team we’ve improved greatly over last weekend, […]

Senior residents still live in GW residence halls

Welcome to your residence hall. Your neighbors to one side are sophomores from the East Coast. Your neighbor to the other side? For some GW students it’s an elderly woman who speaks with an eastern European accent, an aged ex-Olympian or maybe even a retired nurse who worked in the GW Hospital. This situation is […]

GW hosts charity game

The second-annual Congressional vs. Lobbyist charity basketball game will be played Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Smith Center and will feature former professional football player Rep. Steve Largent (R-OK). The game will benefit Hill Staffers for the Hungry and Homeless, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization devoted to serving the needy in the D.C. area, and […]

GW offers online service requests

Students who want their cracked floor repaired must log on to the Web to request service from GW. The University stopped taking non-emergency phone requests this year in order to improve maintenance response times, GW officials said. The service, which is available at all times, will be more convenient for students because they no longer […]

Upcoming games

Monday – no games schedule Tuesday – Men’s Soccer vs. St. Francis (NY) 2 p.m.Women’s Soccer at Maryland 7 p.m.Congressional Basketball game at Smith Center 7 p.m. Wednesday – no games scheduled

D.C. lists reasons for condemning house

More than two weeks after GW’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house was condemned and the building’s 15 residents were evicted, fraternity officials say they are beginning the process of redevelopment. The Washington City Rho alumni received a list of the citations from District health, fire and safety officials Sept. 1, said the chapter’s counsel, who […]

Pilkington goal lifts Colonials over Keydets

The GW men’s soccer team defeated the Virginia Military Institute 1-0 in the second overtime of an intense battle Friday at the VMI Parade Ground in Lexington, Va., improving its record to 2-1 on the season. With just 22 seconds left in the match, GW junior midfielder Matt Pilkington scored the first and only goal […]

Bill targets rape offenders

Legislation passed by the House of Representatives in June would require federally-funded colleges and universities to release information about campus sex offenders if passed in the Senate. Campus Protection Act, sponsored by Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Ariz.), would amend the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to permit the release of such information. […]

Dirty Beatniks hits listeners with Feedback on debut

There’s been a new trend in electronic music during the past year. Bands and artists are now starting to take a darker look on technology, club-life and the future. Electronica heavyweights like Primal Scream, Death In Vegas and David Holmes, have all released death-disco albums, in which the music booms, drugs flow and people dance. […]