November 20, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 30

Stories from the November 20, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Football Scores

NFL Predictions Washington at St. Louis (Monday Night) Chicago 13, Tampa Bay 10Green Bay 26, Indianapolis 24Tennessee 24, Cleveland 10Buffalo 21, Kansas City 17Minnesota 31, Carolina 17New England 16, Cincinnati 13Oakland 31, New Orleans 22Detroit 31, NY Giants 21Philadelphia 34, Arizona 9Denver 38, San Diego 37NY Jets 20, Miami 3San Francisco 16, Atlanta 6Baltimore 27, […]

Volleyball wins A-10 tourney

The GW women’s volleyball team completed its magical conference season Sunday by winning the Atlantic 10 Tournament in a five-game thriller against Xavier at the Frericks Center in Dayton, Ohio. The A-10 champion Colonials, who dedicated the season to late head coach Yvette Moorehead, will receive an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament, which begins […]

Spotlight: Student raises homelessness awareness in Foggy Bottom

At first glance sophomore Brian Miller, 21, may seem like your typical GW student. Miller, a double major in human services and political science, is often busy with schoolwork and his job waiting tables at a local restaurant. While this does not seem all that unusual, there is something very special about this student. When […]

Mail delays GW ballots

Students said they were unable to cast their vote for the 2000 election because they received their absentee ballots as much as two weeks late. Junior Christie Kure said she received her Missouri absentee ballot 18 days after the Oct. 16 postmark, which made her unable to vote and return the ballot by the state’s […]

GW gambling guru

Nov. 16, 2000The Hippodrome7 p.m. This is the last hand, I repeated over the blackjack table as I anxiously waited for the dealer to lay the cards down. Push, the dealer said. No true gambler can ever leave the table on a push, so I kept the chips on the table and put myself in […]

Virginia Campus houses Flight 800

The wreckage of Trans World Airlines Flight 800 will be the centerpiece of the National Transportation Safety Board’s new investigation training academy that is schedule to open at GW’s Virginia Campus in 2003. The academy is part of a joint effort of the safety board and the University, located in Ashburn, Va. GW will build […]

Cooking the easy way

It’s Thanksgiving time again. One of the only holidays that revolves around food. Many have suffered, salivated and survived while preparing and eating the traditional succulent spread. But even a college student can make a full Thanksgiving dinner on a low budget with only one appliance – a microwave. Yes, just a microwave. I’m not […]

Students walk for homeless

About 300 GW students took to the streets of D.C. to participate in the Fannie Mae Foundation’s 13th Annual Help the Homeless 5K Walkathon Saturday morning. Event organizers said the walk had a record attendance of 40,000, and raised $5.5 million for 204 homeless service providers in the area. Not only did we make a […]

New re-releases showcase the talent of cult icon Nick Drake

The story of British folk singer Nick Drake is an odd and tragic tale in the history of rock ‘n’ roll. Drake released three albums that critics loved, but not many others even noticed. Depressed over the state of his floundering career, Drake ended up killing himself, ironically, by overdosing on antidepressants. But word-of-mouth has […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: RHA hosts forum on lottery proposal

Residence Hall Association members and students voiced concerns over a housing lottery proposal to give rising sophomores priority in the housing lottery at a town hall meeting Monday night. The meeting, which was open to the public, drew about five students. Under the proposal, rising sophomores would choose from rooms in certain residence halls on […]