December 7, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 33

Stories from the December 7, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Alcapulco heads south

Originally Published 12/07/00 It seems a testament to our nation’s symbolism as a melting pot of cultures that the capital city would have a wide variety of first-class ethnic restaurants. A plethora of excellent Thai, Ethiopian, Vietnamese, Salvadorean restaurants can be found throughout the city. But those of us looking for a bite of Mexican […]

Hatchet NFL Predictions

Overall (116-85) Last Week (6-9) Philadelphia over Cleveland NY Giants over Pittsburgh Washington over Dallas Denver over Seattle Minnesota over St. Louis Green Bay over Detroit Miami over Tampa bay Tennessee over Cincinnati Baltimore over San Diego New Orleans over San Francisco Oakland over NY Jets Kansas City over Carolina Jacksonville over Arizona Chicago over […]

Art students take matters into their own hands

Students in GW’s art department are taking a page out of history in order to get more of their works shown. Dissatisfied with the small number of entries allowed in this year’s student art show put on by the Department of Fine Arts and Art History at the Dimock Gallery, nine students are hosting their […]

Sports Briefs

Men finish third at Patriot InvitationalGW senior Wes Teter won the 100-yard freestyle event in last weekend’s Patriot Invitational and led the men’s team to a third-place finish. The women’s team placed seventh, led by the efforts of freshman Kristen Fagley, who finished third in the 500-yard freestyle and fifth in the 200-yard event. GW […]

Colonials defense shuts down shooter in GU rivalry

The GW women’s basketball team defeated cross-town rival Georgetown University 70-59 by shutting down its opponent’s best shooter for the second straight game. The Colonials held the Hoyas’ Katie Smrcka-Duffy, a 21-points-a-game scorer, to just seven points at Georgetown’s McDonough Arena Wednesday night. But the Colonials lost Petra Dubovcova late in the game when the […]

December stretch is key for women

After watching the GW women’s basketball team muscle out a win in Sunday’s sloppy game against the University of Iowa at the Smith Center, one might have trouble being optimistic for the long term given the team’s great success last season. Last year at this time, head coach Joe McKeown’s crew was blasting through a […]

GW rebuilds after economic turmoil

GW’s second episode of large-scale financial instability occurred at the turn of the 20th century, when the University was known as Columbian College. In an attempt to garner more funds for the school from the Baptist Convention, Columbian College President Benaiah Whitman took some fairly drastic action, suggesting amending the school’s charter to create a […]

Nine Stories Up gets a step up from GW

To say that Nine Stories Up is a GW-oriented band would be putting it lightly. Most members of the rock quintet, which performed Tuesday at GW Unplugged in the Hippodrome, have known each other since they were freshman in Thurston Hall, practicing in their ninth-floor bathroom. Lately, Nine Stories Up has been busting out. After […]

Mayor suggests new plan policy

D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams discussed GW’s campus plan and proposed plans to hold universities more accountable to the boundaries the set at a Foggy Bottom Association meeting Monday night. About 200 Foggy Bottom residents, GW students and neighborhood officials attended the meeting at the Melrose Hotel, almost a week before the Board of Zoning Adjustment […]