November 9, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 27

Stories from the November 9, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

New pizza joint opens on campus

GW students now have a new place for quick cuisine when they get tired of the familiar routine. Pizza Italia, a pizza restaurant located at 1917 F St. across the street from Thurston Hall serves plates of spaghetti, fresh ziti and salads. But pizza is the restaurant’s main attraction, said Alex Menadose, Pizza Italia general […]

Swimming loses to Virginia Tech

It was a tough couple of matches for the GW men’s and women’s swimming teams, which lost to Virginia Tech at the Smith Center last Saturday. The men’s team lost 153-87 to the visiting Hokies, while the women’s team lost 149-91. Freshman Ryan White led the men’s team with two first-place finishes in the 100-yard […]

Forum: Marijuana a harmful, dangerous drug

The basis of the argument for legalization of marijuana revolves around the notion that marijuana is not harmful or addictive, that it has an appreciable medicinal value. Therefore, in order to have an intelligent debate on the issue, we must attempt to answer three questions before considering legalization as a public policy: First, is marijuana […]

Panhellenic Association passes alcohol resolution

The Panhellenic Association passed a resolution Wednesday night making a policy that GW sororities will not co-sponsor events in fraternity houses where alcohol is present. We wanted to support the fraternities that are looking to create safer facilities by eliminating or reducing the use of alcohol, Panhellenic Association President Madeline LePage said. Misuse of alcohol […]

Hatchet NFL Power Rankings

1. Tennessee Titans – The Titans have won eight straight games and have Baltimore and Cleveland coming to town in the coming weeks. They came a yard short of winning it all last year. Barring injuries, this is the team to beat right now. 2. Oakland Raiders – It wasn’t too long ago when the […]

UPD introduces Web site

Students looking to track items left in campus buildings now have the power of the Internet to aid their search. Students can now e-mail the University Police Department to report their missing item using UPD’s new Web site. The new site, launched in October, provides information to students that was formerly only available by visiting […]

Hatchet NFL Predictions

Week 11 Hatchet NFL Predictions Overall (82-60) Last Week (8-7) Philadelphia over PittsburghSt. Louis over NY GiantsTennessee over Baltimore Buffalo over ChicagoNew England over ClevelandJacksonville over SeattleDallas over CincinnatiDetroit over AtlantaMinnesota over ArizonaCarolina over New OrleansMiami over San DiegoIndianapolis over NY JetsKansas City over San FranciscoTampa Bay over Green BayDenver over OaklandBye week- Washington

Staff Editorial: Media mayhem

Election-night news coverage, particularly by television journalists, was irresponsibly hasty in drawing conclusions for the presidential race. Anchors, reporters, analysts and pundits made a mockery of the most important political event in recent American history. As the polls closed and the suspense over the presidential election stretched out to the early morning, the national news […]

Two students compete at Taekwando championships

Two GW students competed at the 25th National Collegiate Taekwondo Association Championships last weekend held at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Junior Maria Christian earned a silver medal for sparring in the women’s black-belt middleweight division. Fellow junior Erin Bingham took third place in the women’s blue belt Bantam weight sparring division losing 8-6 […]

Staff Editorial: Scrap Electoral College

The presidential election hanging in the balance of one state exposes the need to create an election system that truly represents American citizens. As the country waits for its next leader to be announced, Florida voters have found out they hold more power than the rest of the nation in determining the next president of […]