October 16, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 20

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

Student vigil honors Middle East victims

Tensions between Jews and Arabs appeared to subside for a few minutes Thursday evening when about 200 students from all faiths gathered and prayed together in Kogan Plaza. Students organized a candlelight vigil to remember the people who have died in the most recent round of Palestinian-Israeli violence in the Middle East. Students and mourners […]

Showing off semi-permanent culture

Oct. 11, 2000Rome 2049 p.m. I have never been into the tattoo thing. A lot of people I know have them, but I just do not see the attraction. The idea that the design or mark I put on my body would be permanent is my biggest reservation about tattoos. I doubt that 40 years […]

News briefs

Student may face charges A GW junior who was acting violently and had to be tackled by two University Police Department officers at the corner of 22nd and G streets Friday night may face charges from the University, said Delores Stafford, director of UPD. The student tested positive for the drugs LSD, ecstasy, alcohol and […]

Women’s rally urges reform

Signs proclaiming I’ll be Post-Feminist in Post-Patriarchy and Equal Rights are Human Rights dotted the Ellipse as GW students joined thousands of demonstrators in the World March of Women 2000 Sunday. About 40 GW students met the group gathered on the Ellipse to begin the march. They walked on 18th Street to Pennsylvania Avenue and […]

Bronx bomber bashes Sox

I wish I could be the bigger man about this whole Red Sox thing. But readers, it is not that easy. The same spirit that gave New Englanders the nerve to dump tea into Boston Harbor, the same gumption that made our northern friends put up their dukes at Lexington and Concord has given way […]

The Ladies Man adds to the list of SNL movie flops

A Night at the Roxbury. It’s Pat. Stuart Saves His Family. Superstar . Do any of these movies ring a bell? They were all misguided attempts at bringing Saturday Night Live sketches and characters to life. With few exceptions, such as Blues Brothers and Wayne’s World, these films are almost always doomed from the start. […]

Staff editorial: Midnight sadness

Basketball season is upon GW once again. And to highlight the only sport at the University that could be considered high profile, the Student Activities Center and Athletic Department staged their annual Midnight Madness spectacle. Despite good intentions and obvious effort, organizers missed the basket with this air ball. Midnight Madness, which marks the official […]

Family Weekend draws parents

More than 2,000 GW parents and family members descended on GW’s Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses Friday to visit their relatives, show some GW spirit and tour the city. Family Weekend offered a wide variety of Family Weekend events that featured political speakers, jazz performers, intimate social gatherings, department open houses and a Saturday […]