October 9, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 18

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

Wife of Jackie Robinson to visit GW

The wife of Jackie Robinson, the legendary black baseball player who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier in 1947, will speak on campus Nov. 9 as part of a lecture series on her husband’s life. Rachael Robinson, 78, will speak in an open lecture as part of a 700 series sociology class, Jackie Robinson: Race, […]

Greenday goes beyond punk

Punk rock purists, sporting their Black Flag T-shirts and bondage pants, bash Green Day for playing poppy love songs and selling out back in 1994. However, many fans of the punk rock genre cannot deny that Green Day was one of the first reasons for their present love for punk rock. The TRL-generation trashes Green […]

Students dine at 10th-annual Taste of D.C.

Students tickled their taste buds on food from around the District at the 10th-annual Taste of D.C. festival last weekend. The three-day outdoor food and music festival, which took place on Pennsylvania Avenue between 9th and 14th streets, featured cooking from 40 D.C. restaurants with more than 160 dishes from around the globe, organizers said. […]

Beantown boy bashes Yanks

I am stepping away from the hustle and bustle of the GW campus for a moment and into the final weeks of the Major League Baseball season. I am going out on a limb here and hope not to end up in a cast. I hate the Yankees (and the Mets – but not as […]

Staff Editorial: Choosing choice

The GW Medical Center is considering making available mifepristone, also known as RU-486, or the abortion pill, to patients seeking an abortion. If approved, the medication would be available to all patients, including GW students. Everyone deserves access to the safest, most up-to-date medical technology available – including RU-486. But in the case of abortion, […]

Power Rankings

1. St. Louis Rams- – The Rams beat the bye week 43-0. It’s going to be even more lop-sided when the Falcons head to St. Louis next week. 2. Miami Dolphins – The Fish are swimming faster than most in the direction of the playoffs. Jay Fiedler is getting it done in Miami, where the […]

Motherhood 101

He loves to smile, he loves to dance and he likes going for walks, senior Natalie Napoleon said. Napoleon is not describing her boyfriend or even her pet. She is talking about her baby, Laurence Sungmin Wi, born July 2, 2000. He’s just the cutest baby there ever was, Napoleon said. He is my life. […]

Naming those tunes

Bells chime throughout campus at noon and 6 p.m. daily, playing two tunes that should sound common to all who hear them. Most students should certainly be able to recognize the familiar tune of the GW fight song, but many students have trouble recognizing that the set of bell sounds are also GW’s alma mater. […]

Medication mistake

I am writing in response to Adam Brenneman’s Forum piece on the benefits of the recently approved abortion pill, RU-486, also known as mifepristone (New pill increases options for women, Oct. 5). While I whole-heartedly agree with his opinions on the benefits of mifepristone, I must correct the glaring error that appeared in his opening […]

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