October 9, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 18

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

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, […]

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 […]