November 16, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 29

Stories from the November 16, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Debit Dollars expand approach

The GWorld Debit Dollars program has grown almost five-fold since its inception in 1997. Students said they enjoy the ease and convenience of the program. When the program started we had to work really hard to sign people but now they contact us, said Steve Hersey, GWorld Debit Dollars program coordinator. We are trying to […]

Upcoming Games

Thursday – Swimming and Diving at UNC Invitational TBA Friday – Swimming and Diving at UNC Invitational TBA Saturday – Men’s basketball vs. University of Texas A&M 7:30 p.m. Volleyball at Dayton (A-10 Championships) 1 p.m. Cross country at ECAC/IC4A Championships Swimming and Diving at UNC Invitational TBA Sunday – Volleyball at A-10 Championships TBA

Laib exhibit at Hirshhorn goes au natural

Naturally, exhibits at the Hirshhorn Museum of Modern Art are going to be a little different. The Hirshorn’s current exhibit, Wolfgang Laib: A Retrospective fits this description perfectly. Showcasing the work of German artist Wolfgang Laib, the exhibit abounds with works that go beyond the scope of what is normally considered art. Laib works exclusively […]

Panel discusses diversity

Students and members of President Bill Clinton’s administration discussed the importance of diversity in education during a Dialogue on Diversity in the Hippodrome Tuesday. Our population is becoming increasingly diverse, and that makes it especially important to encourage young people to reach out to those from backgrounds that are different from their own, U.S. Secretary […]

Can I get your autograph?

Celebrities are a fascinating phenomenon. Mobbed by hordes of autograph-seeking fans, celebrities have a hard time living private lives. But what happens when common, everyday people are mistaken for celebrities? Some student celebrity look-alikes say they would play along and claim their 15 minutes of fame. Students tell senior Marc Braunstein he looks like Matthew […]

3 Wise Men at Mackey’s Bar

Originally Published 11/16/00 Bar: Mackey’sWhere: L St. between 20th and 21stCrowd: A bit olderGetting In: ID at the doorPrices: HighDancing: You could call it that.Pick-ups: Oh yeahPluses: Good beers on tap, friendly peopleMinuses: Older crowd, expensive With the stress of midterms behind them, the Three Wise Men needed a relaxing night out at one of […]

WEB ONLY: UPD hammers for charity

Sarah Williams felt a lot better on Saturday than she has in a long time. Almost four years ago, Williams received a liver transplant that saved her life, but her illness left her without a job or money to pay her medical bills. On top of that, her house was falling apart because she was […]

Fatboy Slim changes direction on new album

Fans of Fatboy Slim’s past releases may be a bit surprised by his new album, Halfway Between the Gutter and the Stars (Astralwerks). The band pulls back from its signature big-beat sound – a cheesy, hook-laden, sample-frenzy sound that throws techno, rock and pop together into a musical Cuisinart to produce hits like Praise You […]

WEB ONLY: SAC offers holiday bus service

The Student Activities Center is offering a holiday bus service for the Thanksgiving holiday and winter break, said Jeff Dagley, senior secretary for SAC. The bus service takes students to locations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. We are trying to provide students with the option to come and go from the University, Dagley […]