September 25, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 14

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

Staff editorial – Fighting violence

In 1994 President Clinton signed into law the Violence Against Women Act, a bill that provided federal funding for women’s shelters, anti-domestic abuse programs and other initiatives intended to protect women’s rights. Included in the law was a provision defining “a crime of violence motivated by gender” as “a crime of violence committed because of […]

Staff editorial – Speak out

Tuesday, at One Judiciary Square, room 220, the Board of Zoning Adjustment, the D.C. government’s final authority on construction issues, will hear comments from anyone touched by the University’s campus plan. Both the University and the BZA encourage students to come and be heard. Students must exercise their rights and make their feelings known lest […]

GW bids on hotel property

GW placed a bid to purchase One Washington Circle Hotel last month, but University officials said negotiations have been delayed by the building’s owner. Starwood Hotels and Resorts, one of the largest hotel groups in the world, owns the One Washington Circle property, but has not decided whether to sell, a spokeswoman for the company […]

NFL Predictions

Hatchet Predictions Week 4 ( )Overall ( ) Jacksonville at Indianapolis (Monday Night) Philadelphia 21, New Orleans 7 Detroit 21, Chicago 14 St. Louis 41, Atlanta 20 Miami 10, New England 3 San Francisco 41, Dallas 24 Tennessee 23, Pittsburgh 20 Baltimore 37, Cincinnati 0 Green Bay 29, Arizona 3 Kansas City 23, Denver 22 […]

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 […]