September 21, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 13

Stories from the September 21, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Howard protests police slaying

Howard University students took advantage of national media coverage for Vice President Al Gore’s address last Friday to protest the police slaying of Howard student Prince Jones. Students packed Cramton Auditorium, chanted the slain man’s name and held signs to call attention to the issue of police brutality. Jones was shot in his Jeep Cherokee […]

GW out-manned against Patriots

George Mason’s Eduardo Lima scored on a penalty kick in the 110th minute to give the visiting Patriots a controversial 3-2 double-overtime victory over the Colonials Wednesday afternoon at South Riding Field. Lima’s kick resulted from a GW foul in the penalty area after a Colonials turnover. George Mason was able to apply constant pressure […]

SA questions PB funding

Student Association President David Burt said he wants to change the current allocation system to give the SA control over PB funding and distribute money to the group like all other student organizations. Every group has to make hard decisions because of inadequate funding, except for the Program Board, Burt said. There are student organizations […]

Volleyball falls to A-10 champion Temple in thriller

The GW women’s volleyball team had the defending Atlantic 10 champion Temple Owls right were they wanted them. In their first match against rival Temple (4-6, 1-0 A-10) since the Lady Owls knocked the Colonials out of the A-10 Tournament last November, GW’s revenge was ready to be delivered. But, A-10 Player of the Year […]

GW Unplugged offers free music

Heads turned from watching the Olympic Games on the fifth floor of the Marvin Center Tuesday as GW rock band Waterstreet kicked off the first night of GW Unplugged at the Hippodrome. Will Stewart, GW Unplugged series coordinator, said he began the series because he noticed the music scene at GW consisted mainly of bands […]

Kid 606 gets Loud and Raw on 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 […]

Regulations allow for fair Greek-letter rush recruitment

Most GW students would think it is ridiculous to tell a woman going through sorority recruitment that she is not allowed to talk to a member of a sorority on the street. But, according to Panhellenic rules for the recruitment period, this is a violation, said Tracie Anzaldi, director of Greek Affairs. The myriad regulations […]

GW opts for The Washington Post

The GWKNOWS program, which was started last year to provide GW students with free newspapers in residence halls, has replaced The Wall Street Journal with The Washington Post. Students get the USA Today and The New York Times in addition to The Post. Some students said GW made the right decision in replacing a newspaper […]

Taking the Bait

There is a cycle occurring among some young, black male actors. They begin in a comedic series on television, then move up to some mediocre action film, in which they play the hero while still making the wise cracks that made them famous in the first place. After that they graduate, hopefully, to more serious […]