December 4, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 32

Stories from the December 4, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Upcoming Games

Upcoming Games Monday– no games scheduled Tuesday – no games scheduled Wednesday – Women’s basketball at Georgetown 8 p.m.

Students hear oral arguments

Sophomore political science major John Fucetola was first in line to get a seat into the most important legal proceeding of the year. A line of bedraggled souls stretched around the corner of East Capitol and Second streets, as they waited more than 30 hours to get into the Supreme Court to witness oral arguments […]

Maryland reclaims title as BB&T champions

Maryland recaptured the title as the D.C. area’s basketball champions after the Terrapins defeated GW 71-63 in Sunday’s BB&T Classic title game at the MCI Center. The Terrapins victory denied GW its third-straight win over Maryland and the Colonials’ third Classic championship in four seasons. GW (5-2) earned its chance to repeat as champions Saturday […]

Man robs student at gunpoint

A GW student was robbed at gunpoint by a masked man while walking alone at 19th and M streets early Sunday morning, University Police officials said.The student was returning to campus from Rumors, a bar at 1900 M St., around 1 a.m. when a man wearing a black ski mask approached him from behind and […]

Gamecocks crush GW volleyball

Playing without two key starters, the GW volleyball team could not fend off the taller and stronger University of South Carolina Friday night in the NCAA Tournament’s first round in Lincoln, Neb. Senior outside hitter Renee Arnold sat out with a sprained knee and freshmen hitter Ruth Lazzari was benched with a dislocated ankle as […]

SJT ranks ninth in salary

GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg is the ninth highest paid university president in the nation, with salary and benefits totaling $473,233 for 1998-1999, according to the report of 1998-1999 presidential salaries by The Chronicle of Higher Education released last month. Trachtenberg’s pay increased 17 percent from the $404,014 he received in 1997-1998 school year. His […]

Students rally at High Court

Protesters from around the country rallied at the Supreme Court steps to support their presidential candidate while the legal teams of Texas Gov. George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore squared off inside the court Friday. Police in riot gear separated demonstrators to prevent physical confrontation outside the Supreme Court, where justices heard arguments […]

Women’s basketball win in sloppy fashion

The GW women’s basketball team played well enough offensively against the University of Iowa Sunday to keep its disappointing 26 turnovers and 23 personal fouls from hampering a 78-64 win. This time of year, don’t expect Picasso, Colonials head coach Joe McKeown said after the game. You’re just gonna get imitation art. The Colonials (3-3) […]

Staff Editorial: Know thy neighbor

Adrian Freeman – who went by the aliases Shawn Benedict and Antonio Freeman – has been a fixture on GW’s campus as far back as 1993, according to students and workers in the University-owned 2000 Pennsylvania Ave. retail complex. This alleged rapist easily hid among and even became friends with GW students, faculty and staff. […]

Women face many obstacles

Female GW administrators said several factors contribute to the low number of female administrators and faculty at GW. Grae Baxter, executive dean of Mount Vernon Campus, said fewer women are employed in higher education because of personal factors. There are women who legitimately make different career choices, said Baxter, who took a few years off […]