October 12, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 19

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

Students protest Citigroup recruitment

Eight students gathered on the Quad Wednesday morning to protest what they called the number one bank-roller of environmental destruction. Armed with signs that read Hey Citibank: People Over Profit, members of the Rainforest Action Network student group stood outside the Graduate Resource Center to oppose Citigroup, the nation’s largest financial institution and parent company […]

Sports briefs

Wei beats teammate Gencsoy in finals It was quite a weekend for the GW women’s tennis team, which dominated the 11th-annual D.C. Metropolitan Intercollegiate Tennis Championships. The team was so strong that Group A singles winner Tracy Wei had to defeat teammate freshman Nazli Gencsoy in the finals round in the tournament that featured American, […]

District honors GW student for service

GW senior Shafkat Anwar was recently sworn in as a youth commissioner on the District of Columbia’s official Commission of National and Community Service. He is one of the two youth members who have a vote in the body. The commission promotes community service and volunteer participation to strengthen D.C. communities. It was relaunched this […]

Midnight Madness to begin basketball craze

GW will kick off the opening of its first college basketball season of the new millennium Friday. GW’s version of Midnight Madness will mark this occasion with fast-paced entertainment and special guest performers and the evening will culminate in the first informal practices of the year for the men’s and women’s basketball teams. A near-capacity […]

IFC seeks higher fraternity GPA’s

The Interfraternity Council announced the schedule of events for its annual Greek Week at its meeting Tuesday evening. IFC President Jay Levin also discussed a new fraternity initiative to improve the academic standards of the GW Greek community. Greek Week is traditionally a time for Greeks to get together and have fun, said Adam Zambuto, […]

Georgetown wins third straight in cross-town rivalry

The Georgetown Hoyas defeated the GW volleyball team 3-1 Wednesday night at the Smith Center, handing the Colonials (14-4) their third consecutive loss to their cross-town rivals. Where GW stepped up its play in Ohio last weekend – in the outside hitter position – the Colonials were unable to put the ball down in key […]

GW van offers exams on the go

The GW Hospital makes mammograms more accessible with the GW MammoVan, a van that houses a mammogram testing facility. The hospital’s Breast Care Center has leased the van from the Cancer Research Foundation of America since 1996. The visibility (of the van) is important, said Shari Campbell, executive associate of the Mobile Mammography Program, which […]

Exploring the deep depths of the Titanic oceanliner

Almost nine decades ago, in the middle of a silent April night, the Titanic collided with an iceberg in the chilly North Atlantic Ocean during her maiden voyage. After the chaos that ensued, the inky abyss of the sea killed more than 1,000 people and ultimately claimed the opulent symbol of the Titanic. Once lively […]

Dining Services presents plan

GW Dining Services officials announced a plan Tuesday to fight long lines and improve the speed of food service at J Street, Dine-A-Vision and Marvin Center ground floor stations. The plan centers on employee training and product selection, according to a Dining Services press release. The plan specifically targets the Pan Geos stations, four of […]

Moonshine Over America touches down at Buzz

For too long now, Great Britain has dominated the dance music scene. Most of the big names behind the turntables, such as Paul Oakenfold, Sasha and John Digweed, all make the United Kingdom their home. But America is also rapidly growing its own crop of top-name DJs. They can be found in clubs and parties […]