November 16, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 29

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

Hemp man keeps on truckin’

David Pearson sits on a blanket by the Foggy Bottom Metro station weaving hemp jewelry. A bench behind him displays an assortment of hemp necklaces; beads and glasswork lie at his side. One of his larger pieces hangs around his neck under a long gray ponytail, but he’s traveling lightly. He won’t stay too long. […]

Campus awaits presidential decision

As the presidency hinges on the Florida recounts, GW students stressed the importance of an getting accurate ballot count in Florida and said they support measures to ensure that every person’s vote will count. Anything that can increase the voice of the people should be actively pursued, sophomore Elliot Miller said. Four Florida counties counted […]

Hatchet NFL Predictions

Overall () Last Week () Week 12 Kansas City over Buffalo Tennessee over Cleveland Philadelphia over Arizona NY Giants over Detroit Tampa Bay over Chicago Minnesota over Carolina Indianapolis over Green Bay Miami over NY Jets Oakland over New Orleans New England over Cincinnati Denver over San Diego San Francisco over Atlanta Baltimore over Dallas […]

Generic Theatre prepares for play marathon

Most plays aren’t written, cast, rehearsed and performed in a day. This weekend’s Generic Theatre Company performance is not like most plays. Starting Friday night, Generic will begin its third 24-Hour Play, an acting and producing marathon that requires all the thought, creativity and planning that goes into plays minus the weeks of preparation. Friday […]

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 […]