November 6, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 26

Stories from the November 6, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Students assess Napster deal

Students said they will start looking for alternative sources of free online music after Napster announced Tuesday it would begin charging for use of its service. The online company will charge users a monthly fee for downloading MP3 music files from its site as part of its strategic alliance with Bertelsmann AG, which owns BMG […]

BBall preview: Practice makes perfect

The men’s basketball team wrapped up its third full week of practice last week. So far the team has shown great intensity and competitiveness in both drills and scrimmages. Intensity in practice has been extremely high, said senior Mike King, who has been nursing a turf-toe injury. Head coach Tom Penders said competition among players […]

Volleyball flattens Ohio

The GW volleyball team defeated Ohio rivals Dayton and Xavier on Senior’s Weekend at the Smith Center, giving the Colonials their first 20-win season in three years. With the two hard-fought wins, GW (21-5, 12-2 Atlantic 10) jumped ahead of Xavier in the standings and finds itself in a first-place tie with Temple. Senior Tracee […]

Dining Service Commission introduces eat@gwu.edu

The Student Association and the Dining Services Commission created a new e-mail account to get feedback from students about service at J Street. Students can e-mail eat@gwu.edu to voice their complaints, suggestions and requests for improved service. Members will check the e-mail account, respond to messages and forward comments to DSC members representing individual food […]

BBall Preview: Men’s Basketball Schedule

Nov. 8 – DOUBLE PUMP INC. (Exhibition) 7:30 p.m.Nov. 13 – ONE WORLD ALL STARS (Exhibition) 7:30 p.m.Nov. 18 – TEXAS A&M 7:30 p.m.Nov. 20 – OLD DOMINION 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24-25 – RED AUERBACH COLONIAL CLASSICNov. 24 – HOWARD 8 p.m.Nov. 25 – Consolation/Championship (vs. Boston U./Qinnipiac) 6 p.m./8 p.m. Nov. 28 – at […]

GW women crush Latvia

The GW women’s basketball team defeated the University of Latvia 106-52 at the Smith Center Sunday afternoon in its first exhibition game of the season. The Colonials played an unexceptional Latvia team that fell far behind only 10 minutes into the first half. Head Coach Joe McKeown said he was not impressed with the victory […]

Students arrested outside area liquor store

Five GW students were arrested Friday night for underage possession of alcohol outside Tokay Liquors in the Columbia Plaza apartment complex, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. The five students, whose names and ages could not be released by MPD, were arrested at about 6:45 p.m. outside the liquor store by undercover police officers, said […]

BBall Preview: Freshmen stand tall

Five exciting freshmen joined the GW women’s basketball team – a squad that is returning from a second-round appearance in last season’s NCAA Tournament. The newcomers show promise, according to GW head coach Joe McKeown. All of them are trying hard to compete and should make contributions this year, McKeown said. Marsheik Witherspoon, Alexis Darling, […]

BBall Preview: Colonials march together in unison

They stand in a circle at the foul line holding hands, players and coaches staring at each another with the most intense gazes. At the end of an exhausting practice, this is how the day ends, with the team standing together as one. There is only one word said in unison, one word that will […]

Election 2000: ANC candidate profiles

Elizabeth B. Elliott ANC 2A01 I am a 21-year Foggy Bottom resident of The York Apartments and a self-employed graphic design consultant. I handle international clients in banking and corporate finance. Through writing, testifying and assisting community leaders, I continue to oppose massive development and student population explosion in ANC 2A. My goal is to […]