October 26, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 23

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

IFC considers adding new fraternities

The Interfraternity Council recently voted to consider expanding the number of fraternities in its membership, said Jay Levin, president of the IFC. A final vote on expansion will take place after the proposals of the six invited fraternities are heard later this semester, Levin said. If the measure passes, the IFC will invite one more […]

Nightlife options for the under 21 crowd

Originally Published 10/26/00 D.C. is a city that certainly does sleep. It is a challenge for any local to find a place other than bars and clubs open after midnight. Add the under-21 factor most students face and the nightly entertainment the city has to offer is even more limited. But the city offers several […]

Colonials defeat Patriots

The GW volleyball team played an exhausting five-game road match Tuesday night, beating local rival and host George Mason University 12-15, 15-10, 10-15, 15-6 and 15-7 in Fairfax, Va. The Colonials (17-4, 8-1 Atlantic 10) are in second place in the conference and have seven matches left. Before the Colonials finish the season with four […]

Student conquers run

Two days after running the streets of D.C. for more than six hours, junior Layla El-Wafi donned her commemorative T-shirt from the 25th Annual Marine Corps Marathon with her hijab attire. The hijab concept is the Muslim tradition for modesty, which requires women to cover all body parts. El-Wafi ran the 26.2-mile race on Sunday […]

Cuban diva visits United States

Watching 70-year-old Cuban diva Omara Portuondo prance around on stage makes one wonder what they do in Cuba to maintain such vitality. Portuondo, a member of the Buena Vista Social Club who performed at the Warner Theater Saturday, attributes her continued success to something more important: love. What we are doing is so much full […]

Upcoming Games

Thursday – no games scheduled Friday – Men’s Soccer vs. Xavier 2 p.m.Women’s Soccer at Xavier 7 p.m. Volleyball at Rhode Island 7 p.m. Women’s Tennis at Xavier 2:30 p.m. Saturday – Volleyball at Massachusetts 7 p.m. Swimming and Diving vs. Duquesne 12 p.m. Cross Country at A-10 Championships TBAMen’s Tennis at Mary Washington Tournament […]

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 […]