November 2, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 25

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

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 […]

Men of Honor deserves medal

Inspirational films often become classics long after leaving the theater. Men of Honor, starring Cuba Gooding, Jr. (Jerry Maguire) and Robert De Niro (Goodfellas), offers us a tale that has that type of enduring quality with both exciting action scenes and a truly original story. Men of Honor follows Carl Brashear, played by Gooding, Jr., […]

Soul Camp offers incredible party

Hip-hop party Soul Camp is alive and well on the same day, new location. Now held at Diversite at 14th and P streets, the Thursday night party still features DJs Taek One and Dirty Handz, who spin the latest hip-hop for D.C.’s dancing pleasure. For those less interested in getting their dance on, break-dancing crews […]

Encouraging statistics

Campus crime statistics are now available online on both the University’s web site and the U.S. Department of Education’s homepage. The statistics help parents and students objectively evaluate campus safety, but problems with the reporting system do exist.The federal Clery Act, passed in 1986 after the murder of a Lehigh University student, requires colleges and […]

Requiem for a Dream entertains

Our generation has seen a lot. Growing up with violent images hurled at us on television, at the movies and in video games, it takes a lot to shock the youth of today. In Requiem for a Dream (Artisan), director Darren Aronofsky (Pi) sets out to create a horror movie that will shock the young […]

Classifieds (10/30)

Classified Ads ANNOUNCEMENTS HOUSING Roommates Wanted Sublets FOR SALE General SERVICES Health Travel Tutoring OPPORTUNITIES Donors General EMPLOYMENT Full Time Internships, Paid On Campus Part Time

Staff editorial: Napster sells out

Napster announced Wednesday an agreement with media giant Bertelsmann, parent corporation of BMG, to end its free distribution of music over the internet. Under the deal, users would pay a monthly membership fee to access Napster’s file-sharing service, a complete turnaround from the company’s original mission. This deal rightly compensates copyright holders who maintain legal […]