October 30, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 24

Stories from the October 30, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Gas leak halts activities

A worker accidentally ruptured a gas pipe on the corner of 21st and H streets Saturday afternoon, forcing the evacuation of students, employees, shoppers and guests from University buildings and disrupting campus events. The eruption caused the evacuation of the Marvin Center, Lisner Auditorium, Tower Records, Crawford and Lafayette halls, The Schenley and the Quad. […]

Spotlight: Building houses spooks

Occasionally I get a chill down my back when I walk down the halls of Building XX, junior electronic media major Clark Harding said. Many faculty members and students believe Building XX, the laboratory for Electronic Media Program at 814 20th street is haunted. The off-white building standing between Tower Video and Building YY of […]

SA backs Ellipse ceremony

The Student Association passed a resolution unanimously Tuesday night demanding that the University continue to hold Commencement on the Ellipse. GW has explored the possibility of moving the event to the MCI Center because the University does not reserve an indoor back-up space large enough to host the event in case of hazardous weather. In […]

D.C. Diary: Tasting journalism from another country’s perspective

Home Sweet HomeOct. 27, 20003 p.m. I cannot figure it out. One mention of Croatia or any other former Yugoslavian republic and most people wince. Although I am no scholar on the affairs of central Europe, I can lend a traveler’s perspective. To the outside observer, Croatia may seem like a war-torn country, lacking character, […]

Students devote week to service

GW students joined a nationwide movement to volunteer their time to cleanup projects, food drives and children’s activities during GW’s Volunteer Week, which culminated last Saturday. Volunteer Week included eight main volunteer activities on campus and throughout the District. Students all over the country participated in similar events during the 10th annual National Volunteer Week, […]

Deep Dish talks to The Hatchet about helping D.C. get down

One of the groups responsible for casting D.C. into the techno limelight is the duo Deep Dish. Formed by Ali Shirazinia and Sharam Tayebi, the renowned duo has made critically acclaimed records, is known world-wide for their DJ sets and has helped to build the dance music scene in D.C., almost from the ground up, […]

Students voice anger over removed posters

Members of the Arab Student Association said they are upset flyers they posted in campus buildings were torn down and shredded. But they said they do not know who is responsible. Junior Nizar Wattad, a member of the ASA who posted many of the flyers, said ASA members posted 400 flyers Wednesday in various campus […]

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Setting election priorities

Now that election season is in full swing, I feel that it is my public duty to remind all of you gentle readers to get out and vote. Perhaps some of you are still undecided and grappling over which candidate best suits your views. Relax, I’m not here to discuss the neck-and-neck race between Bush […]

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