October 9, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 18

Stories from the October 9, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Students join AIDS Walk

GW students chanted the GW Fight Song as they walked across the Memorial Bridge to the Lincoln Memorial during the AIDS Walk Saturday, joining church groups, area university students and individual marchers from across the region. The 13th Annual AIDS Walk benefited the Whitman-Walker Clinic, a volunteer, community-based health clinic that offers outpatient medical care, […]

Upcoming Games

Tuesday – no games scheduled Wednesday – Volleyball vs. Georgetown Thursday – no games scheduled

Missing cell phone spurs investigation

GW’s Athletic Department is investigating circumstances behind a missing cellular phone that was returned by GW transfer student Attila Cosby last week, Athletic Director Jack Kvancz said. Mary Jo Warner, senior associate athletic director, said Cosby came to her office either last Monday or Tuesday and handed her a cellular phone. He said, `This is […]

GW blanks A-10 foes

Matthew Osborne scored GW’s only two goals last weekend, including a double-overtime winner Sunday as the visiting Colonials shutout both Fordham and La Salle and found themselves atop the Atlantic 10 conference standing with a perfect 4-0 record. The Colonials (7-2-2, 4-0 A-10) managed a combined 16 shots, but Osborne delivered when needed and the […]

GU students urge disclosure of judicial hearing’s findings

Spurred by student demand for information about an alcohol-induced fight that led to the death of David Shick, Georgetown University officials said they are reconsidering their policy against disclosing outcomes of student judiciary hearings. Shick’s death resulted from a Feb. 18 altercation with other Georgetown students after returning from drinking at a local bar. Shick, […]

Football Picks

This week 4-9 Overall 45-39 Miami 22, Buffalo 13 Pittsburgh 20, NY Jets 3 Arizona 29, Cleveland 21 Tennessee 23, Cincinnati 14 New England 24, Indianapolis 16 New Orleans 31, Chicago 10 Carolina 26, Seattle 3 Washington 17, Philadelphia 14 Detroit 31, Green Bay 24 Denver 21, San Diego 7 Oakland 34, San Francisco 28 […]

GW considers RU-486 pill

GW Medical Center officials said they are considering whether to offer the newly approved FDA drug RU-486. The Food and Drug Administration approved the French abortion drug Mifepristone for U.S. use two weeks ago, after almost a decade of debate. But at GW, There hasn’t been a decision about whether or not it will be […]

Two albums hint at a new British Invasion

Every time the rock `n’ roll scene in America hits a bump in the road, a band from across the ocean in the United Kingdom comes to build it all back up again. In the early 1960s, when so many American rock stars were out of commission (Elvis, Little Richard, Buddy Holly), the U.K. sent […]

Thousands join cancer rally

Students participated in the WebMD Rock `n’ Race to Fight Colon Cancer Sunday on the National Mall. The five-kilometer walk raised money and awareness for colorectal cancer. Thousands gathered on the Mall to watch the end of the walk and listen to music by Paul Simon and other artists. Sponsored by Aetna U.S. Healthcare, a […]

Doctor T: He knows women. At least, he thinks he does.

In his latest creation director Robert Altman (Short Cuts, The Player, Ready to Wear) explores what men know about women, what women know about women and what we know about ourselves. Richard Gere (Pretty Woman, Runaway Bride) leads an all-star cast as Doctor Scully Travis, or Doctor T as the Dallas folk call him. Dr. […]