October 16, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 20

Stories from the October 16, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Understanding our electronic age

As our world goes about changing itself at a phenomenal pace into a different kind of place, a school like GW faces all kinds of problems as it strives for self-definition. Should it resist the pull of the internet by making its campus ever more attractive, ever more laden with interest and entertainment? Or would […]

Recent assaults contradict trend

It was just after Ally McBeal ended Nov. 16, 1998 when junior Jena Valdetero’s life changed forever. Walking to the Eastern Market Metro station from a house-sitting job in Southeast D.C., Valdetero and a friend saw two men walking toward them. She and her friend started to cross the street and one of the men […]

Upcoming games

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Staff editorial: Professing peace

People are dying in the streets of Gaza and the West Bank, and the ripples from those events wash up on the shores of GW. For students with family besieged by the conflict, the violence in the Middle East strikes close to home. Everyone must be cognizant of that fact and work to ease the […]

GW falters in home losses

The GW men’s soccer team was rolling through the Atlantic 10 conference on a four-game winning streak until last weekend, when Rhode Island and Massachusetts stormed into South Riding Field and shut out the battered `Colonials. The Colonials lost both games to quicker and more aggressive teams. GW’s second-leading scorer, Jason Holloway, played sparingly against […]

New York, New York??

The New York Yankees and the New York Mets. A subway series? Are you kidding? Is there one fan from any city outside New York who really wants to see both the Bronx and Queens represented in the World Series? But is there one true baseball fan who is not so intrigued by the possible […]

GW diagnoses the madness

GW fans got their madness Friday night with a wide array of festivities at Midnight Madness. There were mixed reactions to the evening, including complaints that the emcee was inaudible, but most people who attended said they thought the overall show was a success. Less than half the students stayed to watch the men’s and […]

Poe’s new album, Haunted, has some friendly ghosts

In the greatest example of sibling collaboration since the Brothers Gibb, Poe devoted her song-writing skills to creating a soundtrack befitting her brother Mark Z. Danielewski’s book. A modern ghost story, House of Leaves is the manuscript to a fictional documentary about a house with supernatural powers. From this font of inspiration comes the album, […]

Swimming races to second place finish

GW women’s swimmer Nell Friar set a pool record time Friday in the 100-meter breast stroke with a 1:08.20 finish, as both the men’s and women’s swimming teams placed second behind American in the season’s first meet at Georgetown’s Potomac Relay Invite. It was a strong start for both teams with the Colonial women finishing […]

Volleyball downs the Dukes

The GW volleyball team stormed into Duquesne’s A.J. Palumbo Arena Friday night, overpowered the Dukes in every facet of the game and left with a three-game sweep and its seventh-straight Atlantic 10 win. But the second-place Colonials (15-4, 7-1 A-10) could not advance in the standings because first-place Temple (7-0 in A-10) defeated host Massachusetts […]