November 9, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 27

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

Crew finishes strong at Occoquan

Last weekend was a strong one for the GW crew teams at the Head of the Occoquan in Virginia. The men’s varsity capped off the fall season with an impressive win in the men’s championship eight event. The GW men won the event convincingly with a time of 14:42.90, while the Shipley Rowing Club placed […]

Religion Week hosts `survivor’

Far from the deserted island where the CBS survivor competed for $1 million, castaway Dirk Been spoke to students during a GW Religion Week event Monday night at the Hippodrome. I think that my experiences on that island have helped me to better understand God’s purpose for me, Been said to a group of about […]

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 […]