October 9, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 18

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

Ethnic error

There are a lot of similarities between Pakistanis and Arabs. Many Pakistanis, like many Arabs, are Muslim. Pakistanis live in hot climates like many Arabs. Pakistani and Arabic languages use the same scripts. However, there are differences as well. I consider myself an American. But I do have a very strong Pakistani background, and I […]

Colonials march in Ohio

The GW volleyball team returned from the always-difficult Ohio weekend – which pitted the Colonials against Xavier and Dayton – with wins against two of the best Atlantic 10 teams, an individual career record and the team’s best overall start since 1994. That is because GW survived hotly contested matches, a thrilling five-game marathon against […]

Warner leads charge in women’s soccer victory over Rams

The GW women’s soccer team came off a disappointing loss to conference rival La Salle Friday to beat Fordham Sunday in Atlantic 10 play. Redshirt freshman Kim Warner once again showed GW and the team’s A-10 foes what they missed, as Warner scored twice to lead GW over the Rams 2-1 at South Riding Field. […]

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 […]