November 9, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 27

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

Yankees bought Series

I would like to preface this article by saying just how happy I am to see the old Yankee-Red Sox debate currently being played out in The Hatchet. I find it extremely appropriate that this argument, usually reserved for drunks in bars, has now found its way to the pages of our precious school newspaper. […]

Afterwords offers American cuisine with a few surprises

Originally Published 11/09/00 These days, restaurants that have innovative American cooking generally give out portions of food characterized by their tiny size. Afterwords, which seems to pursue the same innovation in American cooking, does not follow this trend. For that matter, very little is traditional about Afterwords at Kramerbooks. The restaurant is open 24 hours […]

A lame duck’s legacy

As President Bill Clinton’s term draws to an end, many wonder what one of the most popular modern politicians will be known for. The answer is not much. First, President Clinton was not a great foreign policy president. In the Middle East, Clinton failed to finalize any agreements. While his attempts were admirable, why did […]

Generic theater spices up Downstage in Cabaret

This weekend, Lisner Downstage will be transformed into a cabaret. Patrons, seated under the glow of lurid red lights, will be invited upstairs by any one of the women – or men – who dance at the club. Other girls with hardly a piece of cloth on them will offer to sell candy, or more. […]

Forum: Send addicts to hospital, not prison

Saturday evening, the audience members of Bill Maher’s Politically Incorrect witnessed significant discussion concerning the policy of incarcerating non-violent illegal drug offenders. So what’s wrong with our current national drug policy? As the Justice Policy Institute, a D.C. think-tank reported this summer, the United States currently incarcerates more non-violent illegal drug offenders than Western Europe […]

The Legend of Bagger Vance falls short of a hole-in-one

One good reason to see Legend of Bagger Vance would be a love for the game of golf. Another would be a love of Matt Damon, Will Smith or Charlize Theron. While not everyone finds watching golf thrilling, watching young, attractive and talented actors seldom disappoints. The Legend of Bagger Vance is the latest directorial […]


District vies for Statehood (Nov. 2, p. 1) incorrectly reported Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) has no committee vote in Congress. While Del. Norton may not vote on the floor, she and other non-voting members of Congress may introduce legislation and vote in committee.

Election heats up Hippodrome

GW students burst into tears, jumped in excitement, sank solemnly into leather couches and shouted preliminary results into their cell phones early Wednesday morning in the Hippodrome, as an emotional night of poll-watching drew to an end and Gov. George W. Bush was declared the next President of the United States. We’ve got a Republican […]

Quote of the Week

Bill Eldridge, chairman of the GW College Republicans, at 2:20 a.m. Wednesday morning: We’ve got a Republican president! We’ve got a Republican House!