October 12, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 19

Stories from the October 12, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW Pride comes out, seeks gay awareness

GW Pride members and gay, lesbian and bisexual students celebrated National Coming Out Day Wednesday, gathering in front of the Marvin Center to make students aware of gay, lesbian and bisexual issues. Under a rainbow of balloons, GW Pride members talked to students about upcoming events and handed out pamphlets and other resources from national […]

Basketball player hosts food drive

GW basketball player SirValiant Brown will host a food drive Friday night to benefit local charities. Brown will host the event to help So Others Might Eat, a homeless shelter located at 71 O St., NW, that offers food, clothing, housing and job training. Last year I was seeing so many homeless people and I […]

Generic gets freaky in Signs of Life

Hatchet rating: 3.5 hatchets If P. T. Barnum, a psychotic gynochologist, Henry James, his lesbian, masochistic sister Alice, her lover/nurse, an abusive mental hospital warden and a cast of freaks all walked into a bar, Signs of Life, The Generic Theater Company’s newest production, would be the punch-line. The play, written by Joan Schenkar, centers […]

Executive looks at eBay success

Pierre Omidyar, founder and chairman of internet auction powerhouse eBay Inc., spoke with GW business students about the past, present and future of eBay and the technology industry Wednesday afternoon. After receiving GW’s School of Business and Public Management Entrepreneur of the Year Award at a luncheon earlier in the day, Omidyar spent his afternoon […]

Classifieds (10/12)

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Latinos celebrate culture

Latinos for Progress and the GW Latino community are hosting their first-ever in-depth celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which ends this week. The celebration features nine main events, including a sequence of parties, a heritage exhibit and a speaker series. Students here are proud of our culture, we want to increase awareness and celebrate […]

Virginia tears down church-state wall

For thousands of years, people were obligated to attend state-sponsored churches constantly looking over their shoulder’s to make sure they were attending services sanctioned by Big Brother. In the United States after the ratification of the First Amendment’s mandate that Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise […]

Classifieds (10/9)

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GW Hospital diverts patient

Claire Fidelman’s ambulance was a few blocks away from the GW Hospital when it turned around and headed across town to Georgetown University Hospital after she was hit by a car in front of Francis Scott Key Hall Sept. 27. The driver said `We can’t go’ and made a U-turn, said Fidelman’s friend Karen Morchower, […]