December 4, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 32

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

GW INFACT film targets tobacco

Students watched a screening of Making a Killing, a documentary that accuses tobacco company Philip Morris of spreading tobacco addiction worldwide, in Funger Hall Thursday night. About 100 students attended the event. INFACT, a grassroots corporate watchdog organization, the College Democrats and Students Transforming Irresponsible Corporations, a new politically active group at GW, sponsored the […]


Week 14 Hatchet NFL PredictionsKansas City, New England (Monday night)Seattle 30, Atlanta 10Miami 33, Buffalo 6Cincinnati 24, Arizona 13Denver 38, New Orleans 23Tennessee 15, Philadelphia 13Pittsburgh 21, Oakland 20Tampa Bay 27, Dallas 7NY Giants 9, Washington 7Carolina 16, St. Louis 3San Francisco 45, San Diego 17NY Jets 27, Indianapolis 17Jacksonville 48, Cleveland 0Minnesota 24, Detroit […]

Gelman tests wireless Web

New internet connections in the Gelman Library may be the first step in spreading wireless Web surfing around campus. Gelman technicians plan to conduct experiments with student volunteers to test wireless internet connections, said Blaine D’Amico, manager of Information Technology and a network engineer at the library. The Authenticated Scholars Network Access Port, or aSNAP, […]

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 […]