December 4, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 32

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

Election eclipses AIDS Day rallies

Rallies at the Supreme Court and cold weather put a damper on GW’s participation in Friday’s World AIDS Day 2000 event. Featured speakers, including D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, failed to show and student attendance was noticeably low at two events promoted throughout campus. We put ads in The GW Hatchet and we put fliers […]

The GW Hatchet’s top-10 picks for the best CDs of 2000

Let’s face it, the year 2000, the start of the new century and the new millennium, has not been an auspicious one for music. Disposable, throwaway pop music, bland and formulaic alternative (no term has changed meaning so much since when it was first used on groups like REM and Nirvana), and dumbed-down, bombastic rap-metal […]

D.C. Diary: Braving the Black Friday shopping

Black FridayThe mallBoston1:25 p.m. The retail world is abuzz. Frantic Macys’s window designers are having mental breakdowns trying to get their winter wonderlands to posses just the right degree of fluff. Babies being pushed through Bloomingdale’s in strollers are bursting into tears frightened by the glass-eye glares from hundreds of mechanical Santa’s. There is enough […]

CRs lay wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldiers

About 20 GW College Republicans laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers in Arlington National Cemetery Sunday to honor fallen U.S. solders. This is the fourth year the CRs have participated in the event. CR Executive Chair Bill Edridge said every year the group tries to take part in the ceremony sometime […]

Marilyn Manson’s new release is too familiar to be shocking

Marilyn Manson has sought to push the barriers of free speech and good taste throughout the band’s short career. Each of Manson’s albums has surfaced amidst great controversy – a main reason for the band’s success, which includes a large worldwide following. With the new record Holy Wood (nothing), Manson seeks to recreate the success […]

Classifieds (11/30)

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Counseling Center offers study tips

A universal feeling strikes college students as they realize that final exams are quickly approaching and procrastination must stop. Responding GW student concerns, the Counseling Center sponsored Save Your Semester November 16, a study program to help students develop better study, test-taking and paper-writing habits. The series is timed strategically throughout the semester at times […]

Classifieds (11/20)

Classified Ads ANNOUNCEMENTS HOUSING Rent, DC Roommates Wanted Sublets FOR SALE Computers Furniture General SERVICES Health Travel Tutoring OPPORTUNITIES Donors General EMPLOYMENT Child Care Full Time Internships, Paid On Campus Part Time

Column: Keeping up with the Hoyas

Like many of you, I was appalled to learn that the Wall Street Journal labeled GW’s facilities the cushiest of all the universities in their November 11 survey. I wonder if the researchers actually spent time here. For starters, remember that dark day last year when they announced an end to upperclassmen housekeeping? Things were […]