November 2, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 25

Stories from the November 2, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Web-only feature: Reggae duo sings songs of peace

The world sunk closer to war on Oct. 12, as Middle-East violence escalated and terrorism took center stage. But out of D.C. the message was clear: positivity, peace and unity for all. These words were not preached by President Bill Clinton or a Pentagon official, but reverberated through the crowd amassed to see reggae legends […]

Web-only feature: Papa Roach Infests the world of rock

As the sun began slowly maneuvering behind the 50-foot buildings in downtown Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, a huge mass of people patiently awaited the star performance of rock’s new unsung heroes, Papa Roach. Held at Power Plant Live and sponsored by WHFS 99.1, the free concert lured thousands. People maneuvered their way into the nearby parking […]

Pledging your allegiance

OK, so I’ve never taken the No. 7 to Flushing, but I have taken the Grand Central Parkway to Shea Stadium to watch the Mets. I know that doesn’t sound as catchy, but I am still a real fan. As I sat in front of the television in my John Franco T-shirt watching game five […]

Priority registration under fire

Student athletes are busy people. They must work their schedule of practices, workouts and games around their class schedules. To make this process easier, the University offers athletes priority registration – a chance to reserve their classes before the rest of students fight for limited spots in classes. Eleven other student groups on campus receive […]

Upcoming Games

Thursday – Men’s tennis at Virginia Tech all day Friday – Men’s soccer Atlantic 10 Championships at Rhode Island 5:30 p.m.Volleyball vs. Xavier 7:00 p.m.Men’s tennis at Virginia Tech all day Saturday – Volleyball vs. Dayton 5:00 p.m.Men’s tennis at Virginia Tech all dayCrew in Head of the Occoquan at Occoquan, Va.Water Polo at Southern […]

Campus plans face scrutiny

The Student Association drafted a resolution in support of GW’s proposed 2000 campus plan after the University addressed the SA’s initial problems with the plan in March, SA Senate Rules Committee Chair J.P. Blackford said. The campus plan outlines University boundaries and property uses for the next 10 years. When GW first proposed the plan […]

A taste of the real world

Some students are taking the time before committing to college to travel or work. The real life experiences these students gained helped many of them expand their understanding of the world before they entered an academic environment. Freshmen Neal Drew decided to take a year off after high school to work before coming to GW. […]

Exhibit exposes election losers

In time for the upcoming presidential election, Gelman Library presents a new exhibit showcasing the losers of past presidential campaigns. The exhibit, titled Bright Stars through the Perilous Fight: Men and Women Who Would Be President, opened Oct. 2 and will continue until Jan. 26, shortly after the next president enters office. The display features […]