November 6, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 26

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

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 […]

BBall preview: Laying down the Law-rence

GW forward Erica Lawrence may be the best athlete GW has seen since 1988, according to head coach Joe McKeown. Her unrivaled speed and endurance place her as one of the best women’s college basketball players in the country. And with one year of experience under her belt, Lawrence is looking forward to a dominant […]

BBall preview: Seniors lead the way

As the GW men’s and women’s basketball teams continue to prepare for their upcoming seasons, the teams’ seniors have played integral leadership roles. The men’s team has been transformed from last year’s young squad, featuring a veteran group of eight upper classmen this year. This is a team I’m more comfortable with, head coach Tom […]

Election 2000: Election watch parties hit D.C.

It may not be New Year’s Eve in New York City or Mardi Gras in New Orleans, but every election season, Washington, D.C. shows the world that it knows how to party. Regardless of the outcome, D.C. politicos will be able to watch Tuesday’s election results until the early hours of the morning in style […]

BBall Preview: Women’s Basketball Schedule

Nov. 5 – UNIVERSITY SELECT TEAM FROM LATVIA 2 p.m.Nov. 10-20 – Preseason WNIT Nov. 10 – DELAWARE (Preseason WNIT) 7:00 p.m.Nov. 12 – VIRGINIA or MOUNT ST. MARY’S (Preseason WNIT) TBANov. 19 – Preseason WNIT semifinals TBANov. 20 – Preseason WNIT final, consolation TBANov. 25-26 – Coca-Cola Classic (at Rutgers, Piscataway, N.J.) Nov. 25 […]

BBall preview: The Ngongba show returns

Some people might say this year’s GW men’s basketball team is not much different than last year’s since only three seniors graduated. But after a closer look, it is impossible to overlook one player who returns after an injury kept him out last season: 6-foot-8 power forward Patrick Ngongba. Last year Ngongba injured his finger […]

Butt rebuttal

All GW students smoke, either directly by puffing on a Newport or indirectly by being forced to walk through a cloud of second-hand smoke. Why can’t I – a tuition-paying, law-abiding GW student – sit outside and enjoy fresh air? Inevitably, I become surrounded by cigarette smoke! I have asthma, and I am allergic to […]