September 14, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 11

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

Homosexual students speak out

When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free. – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Charles Evan Hughes While this may be just an ordinary quote to some people, to others it has a deeper meaning. Members of GW Pride and other gay and lesbian students at GW believe it […]

Staff editorial: Foul behavior

Earlier this week, Indiana University President Myles Brand fired basketball coach Bobby Knight, causing student protests and a media frenzy. While Brand’s decision has proved unpopular among many in the basketball-crazed state of Indiana, the president acted in the best interests of the basketball program, its players and the university. Bobby Knight is an Indiana […]

Residents testify against plan at hearing

The Foggy Bottom Advisory Neighborhood Commission voiced concern about GW’s campus plan at a Board of Zoning Adjustment hearing Wednesday afternoon. The hearing was a continuation of testimony begun at an April 26 hearing, at which the BZA heard GW’s presentation of its campus plan. University and ANC officials presented their views on the legality […]

Quote of the week

Economics professor Robert M. Dunn Jr. comparing the protesters at GW with those at Indiana University who protested the firing of basketball coach Bobby Knight: At least they debate over something serious, not over whether a misbehaved basketball coach is fired.

Caustic campaign?

I have spent a fairly sizeable portion of the past year becoming the most educated voter I can. I carefully weigh the policy prescriptions of every candidate and, even if I have decided not to vote for one of them, I take care to know his or her stance on the issues. This morning, what […]

Staff shortage causes slow mail delivery

Students in GW residence halls waiting for letters from mom may have noticed their mailboxes are void of the normal load of correspondence, bills and junk mail. It’s not because parents, friends and retailers have forgotten them, but because mail has not been sorted and placed in their boxes yet, said Lorian Elisa-Hill, a Thurston […]

Colonials’ 2000-01 basketball schedules are announced

The GW men’s and women’s basketball schedules have been released for the 2000-01 season. The schedules feature St. John’s University and the University of Tennessee for the men, and the defending-champion University of Connecticut Huskies for the women. Men’s Head Coach Tom Penders and the Colonials, who return all of last year’s starters including SirValiant […]

Living it up

I just wanted to congratulate Gayle Horwitz for her piece on enjoying living in D.C. In your undergraduate tenure at GW, you can very easily lose sight of living in one of the coolest places in the world. Not many other people get a chance to go to the Capitol on Labor Day to see […]

GW mourns loss of pilot

GW mourns loss of pilotRecent graduate dies during Navy training Jump p. 11Graduate remembered for warm personality by Becky GuyonHatchet Reporter Ensign Kristopher Krohne, a GW graduate, died Sept. 6 in an airplane crash during a routine Navy Reserves training mission near Vance Air Force Base in Enid, Okla. Krohne, who graduated in May, was […]

Golf Brief

Ryan Day places 7th out of 104 at Navy Invitational The GW golf team placed 12th out of 20 teams at last weekend’s United States Naval Academy Fall Invitational, finishing 27 strokes off the pace set by the University of Richmond. The highlight over the weekend for the Colonials was the play of senior Ryan […]