September 25, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 14

Stories from the September 25, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Students rally on the Hill

More than 250 people gathered on the U.S. Capitol steps Friday to rally in support of the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. Students from GW and the University of Maryland attended. The legislation, which was approved in 1994, provides federal funding for battered women’s shelters, rape crisis lines and sexual abuse education. Federal […]

Men’s soccer ties Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern University’s Tony Moffat headed a crossing free kick past GW goalkeeper Nick Parypinski with less than five minutes remaining in regulation, allowing the visiting Eagles to escape with a 2-2 tie at South Riding Field Saturday. The game ended in a draw despite two overtimes. The game was the fifth overtime contest for […]

Hatchet Power Rankings

1. St. Louis Rams – Kurt Warner completed 12 passes. That’s all he needed to put up over 300 yards passing with four touchdowns. Until they lose, they’re the best team in the NFL without question. 2. New York Jets – Vinny and the Jets are flying out of this world these days. It’s a […]

MTV cast member promotes awareness

Former cast member of MTV’s The Real World: San Francisco Judd Winick encouraged students to spread awareness about AIDS at Kogan Plaza Friday. The visit, presented by GW Pride and the Youth Pride Alliance, is part of a national tour of college campuses to promote HIV/AIDS awareness and Winick’s new book, Pedro and Me. Various […]

Cross country teams post solid performances

In their last meet before the GW Invitational next weekend, both the men’s and women’s cross country teams showed solid performances at the University of Maryland Saturday. The men’s team, led by David Talbird and Darrell Andruski, placed third overall behind Penn State and American universities. Talbird’s time (26:34:40) was good enough for a third-place […]

Students lend a helping hand at Miriam’s Kitchen

It is hard for many students to imagine anything that would get them out of bed before 6 a.m. Many have enough trouble making it to their 9:30 a.m. classes on time. However, every weekday morning at Miriam’s Kitchen volunteers arrive at 6 a.m. to prepare a hot, nutritious breakfast for about 150 homeless men […]

Sorority celebrates anniversary

GW’s first historically black Greek-letter organization, Delta Sigma Theta, Inc., celebrated its 25th anniversary this weekend. The festivities were part of the many events of Alumni Weekend. I think it’s a testament to the strength of our sisterhood, said 1977 GW graduate Monica Jordan, who was a charter member of the sorority. It’s a connection […]

Volleyball pounds Fordham

The GW women’s volleyball team rebounded from its loss to Temple by pounding host Fordham in three games Friday night. The Colonials’ 15-12, 15-3, 15-11 beating of the Rams at the Rose Hill Gym was led by senior Tracee Brown, who nailed 21 of GW’s 52 kills in the match. All six GW freshman competed […]

GW will throw Inaugural Ball

The glitz, glamour, taffeta and silk that can only adorn Washington D.C. during inauguration season will descend upon GW Jan. 20, when the University will host its own Inaugural Ball. The Inaugural Ball will bring the GW community together for a night of food and entertainment to celebrate the Inauguration of the 43rd president of […]

Alumni, coaches and players row in invitational

The GW women’s crew team competed in the Head of the Potomac, a three-mile race including collegiate and club teams, Saturday afternoon. The United States Naval Academy, Georgetown and the Potomac Boat Club provided tough competition for the Colonial crew. In the women’s open eight event, the women’s varsity boat finished in second place behind […]