October 26, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 23

Stories from the October 26, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

National Pan-Hellenic Council protests Greek Week

Members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council, the umbrella organization for GW’s historically black fraternities and sororities, said they were left out of planning last week’s Greek Week activities. IFC President Jay Levin said the groups were left out of the planning accidentally because of a lack of communication and steps are being taken to ensure […]

Chan classic comes to American theatres

Antique martial arts movies have a cult following in the United States, but they are not as widely accepted as contemporary action flicks. With movies like Shanghai Noon and Rumble in the Bronx, Jackie Chan has broken down the barrier between these two genres, bringing old-school martial arts into mainstream American action films. Using Americanized […]

Three Wise Men: My Brother’s Place

Originally Published 10/26/00 Bar: My Brother’s PlaceLocation: 237 2nd Street NWCost: $10 all you can drink Saturdays Where are we going tonight? How about My Brother’s Place? Your brother lives in D.C.? No, it’s a bar. Your brother owns a bar? The Three Wisemen gathered up a small group of friends and decided to go […]

Black Greek-letter groups will host forum

GW’s historically black and Latin Greek-letter organizations will host their annual National Pan-Hellenic Council Forum Thursday at the Marvin Center to inform students about Greek-letter life. The forum will include a panel discussion about the history of GW’s four historically black and two Latin fraternities and sororities, followed by a question and answer session. The […]

ColdCut blends music, visuals

Gil Scott Heron said the revolution will not be televised. But a revolution is here, and the video screen is taking center stage. On Friday night, the famous British DJ trio ColdCut came to the 9:30 Club and, along with Baltimore natives Sonic Soul, gave D.C. a taste of what the future of electronic music […]

Student wins $50,000 on game show

Pat Sajak and Vanna White witnessed the brainpower of a GW student in action this last week when junior Matt Farber won $51,200 in cash and prizes The Wheel of Fortune. It’s really unbelievable, Farber said. He won $48,200 in cash and a $3,000 gift certificate to an online sporting goods store. I’m going to […]

Local bands visit Quad for free concert

Ten bands playing on the Quad. Six hours of free music. Beginning at noon on Saturday, the WRGW-sponsored Octoberfest 2000 will rock GW with bands such as Ebo, Phaser, River City Rebels, Squatweiler, CombinationLOCK and Cropduster. The local bands play to a different drum, ranging from Ebo and Cropduster’s modern alternative rock and pop to […]

Counseling Center hosts stress management workshop

The University Counseling Center hosted a time and stress management workshop in Funger Hall Monday night to help students cope with the pressure of college life. The workshop focused on ways to alleviate stress by using time efficiently. More isn’t better! Debra Davis, associate director of the GW Counseling Center, said to begin the workshop. […]

District bias?

Under pressure from neighborhood residents, the D.C. government is considering whether to veto GW’s future building plans unless the University agrees to cap the number of GW students living in Foggy Bottom at current levels. That recommendation, by the D.C. Office of Planning, is now being considered by the D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment. The […]