September 14, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 11

Stories from the September 14, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Students enjoy brief hiatus

Many GW students chose not to attend Opening Convocation in Lisner Auditorium Tuesday afternoon, despite the fact the University cancelled classes from 12 to 3 p.m. Convocation takes place every fall semester, inaugurating the new academic year. It highlights multiple speakers, most of whom are GW professors. This year, the ceremony included an address by […]

That’s what you’re watching . is that your final answer?

What will happen between Pacey and Joey? Who is the victim of the sniper’s bullet on West Wing? Will Monica and Chandler live happily together for all eternity? While perhaps not generating as much national attention as the infamous, Who shot J.R.? these surely are the questions that have been plaguing students all summer long. […]

GW adapts new residence halls

GW has converted old apartment complexes and Foggy Bottom townhouses into residence facilities with a modern appeal, housing the greatest number of GW undergraduates in University history. We’ve been really pleased with the transition and the progress we’ve made during this conversion process, said Michael Peller, managing director for Property Management and Real Estate. We’ve […]

Solomon & Gaenor is a tragic, but believable, love story

True love does not conquer all. At least that is the message Paul Morrison seems to be sending in his first feature film, Solomon & Gaenor. The Welsh film, which earned an Oscar nomination for best foreign language film, has all the necessary ingredients for a wonderful love story, but still has a ring of […]

DC Reads Programs

Communities in Schools (NE D.C.) – One-on-one tutoring program that serves children in three public elementary schools. For Love of Children (Shaw) – Build reading and math skills of elementary and junior high school students. Growing Together (Upper NW D.C.) – Tutors work with students ages 5 to 14 who need help in reading, writing, […]

Kid 606 gets loud and raw on electronica debut

Techno music is capable of evoking many different moods. It can make you want to dance. It can be hypnotic. It can be great chill-out music. It can make you scratch your head. But for all that, one of the few moods to come across in techno is pure anger. Punk could do it. So […]

News Briefs

IAS to host Middle East peace forum The GW International Affairs Society will hold a community forum, Prospects for Peace Sept. 19 in Funger Hall 103. A panel of experts will speak on the future of Israeli-Palestinian relations in the midst of current peace talks, according to a University press release. The panel will also […]

Finally, a good movie about karaoke

Karaoke, it’s a way of life. Maybe not for most people, but for the cast of the new Bruce Paltrow film Duets (Buena Vista), karaoke gives the common man the chance to be a star, even if it’s only for three and a half minutes. The film is about six lost individuals searching for something […]

Students join campaigns

GW senior Anjan Choudhury is on the phone a lot. He talks politics. He makes a lot of plans, but his are a little different than his classmates’. Choudhury regularly talks to press secretaries and state government officials. His plans? To connect them to issues concerning college students and young people. Choudhury is the political […]

Homegrown at The Cage highlights D.C.’s hip-hop scene

Many people may have assumed Homegrown was some kind of marijuana-legalization rally because it came on the same day as Cypress Hill’s GW appearance. Au contraire; this new Saturday night hip-hop party is a bold foray into hip-hop culture that is sure to breathe life into the D.C. scene. Billed as the soul from which […]