October 9, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 18

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

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. […]

GW professor reflects on 1980 investigations

GW Law professor John F. Banzhaff III said recent accusations that someone from the George W. Bush presidential campaign leaked a video tape to Vice President Al Gore’s camp involve the same legal and moral issues of the Watergate scandal and the 1980s’ Debategate investigation. Banzhaff said he introduced the idea of an independent special […]

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Scholar’s Village gets connected

Most students living in the Scholar’s Village on 22nd Street received phone service in their townhouses last week after relying on GW cellular phones for more than five weeks. The 29 Village residents had used cellular phones provided by the Community Living and Learning Center while Verizon Communication worked to install wiring in the buildings […]

Staff Editorial: Balkan evolution

The people of Yugoslavia have finally risen up and ousted the dictator and international war criminal Slobodan Milosevic. The nation voted him out of office by an overwhelming majority – despite evidence that Milosevic may have tried to unduly influence the election in his favor. This shows a willingness among the people of Yugoslavia to […]

Sorority to argue recruitment violation case

The Panhellenic Association canceled Monday night’s scheduled meeting, said Panhellenic President Madeline LePage. The association was supposed to use the meeting to review a case of an alleged recruitment violation. LePage said Friday that only one infraction report had been filed, and the case was minor. LePage declined to disclose the name of the chapter […]

Gluttony hits the streets at Taste of D.C.

Taste of DC Oct. 7, 2000 1:20 p.m. Eating. Americans love it, and because practice makes perfect, we are extremely good at it. According to a report issued by the National Center for Health Statistics, 49 percent of American women and 59 percent of American men are overweight. Our national pastime may officially be baseball, […]