December 11, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 34

Stories from the December 11, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Death row inmate speaks to GW students

Maryland death-row inmate Kenneth Collins spoke live via speakerphone to students in an overflowing room in Corcoran Hall Thursday night. Supporters greeted him with chants of, they say death row, we say hell no. The Campaign to End the Death Penalty and GW chapters of NAACP, International Socialist Organization, ACLU and GW Action Coalition co-sponsored […]

Men’s Upcoming Games

December Dec. 11 vs. PROVIDENCE 7:30 p.m. Dec 27-30 at Outrigger Hotels Rainbow Classic (at Stan sheriff?? Center, Honolulu, Hawaii) Dec. 28 GW vs. Tennessee 12:30 a.m. (EST) Dec. 29 GW vs. Detroit or Iowa TBA Dec. 30 GW vs.Hawaii/Manhattan/St. Louis/Texas A&M TBA January Jan. 3 at UNC Charlotte 7 p.m. Jan. 6 at Massachusetts […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Students laud 4-RIDE, cite some faults

GW students said they prefer GW’s 4-RIDE escort service to student transportation provided by other area universities because 4-RIDE emphasizes safety and convenience, despite occasional long waits and indirect service to destinations. The 4-RIDE service, which is run by the University Police Department, transports students to and from any on-campus buildings in vans at night […]

University offices collect gifts for charity

The Office of Community Service and other campus organizations are sponsoring a number of charitable efforts as the holiday season approaches. Each year during the holiday season faculty members meet to mingle, eat holiday foods and bring items for clothing and toy drives in an event coordinated by OCS’s Holiday Party Committee. The party benefits […]

Women’s Upcoming Games

December Dec. 17 vs. MOUNT ST. MARY’S 2 p.m. Dec. 21 vs. TOWSON 7 p.m. Dec. 28 vs. NORTH CAROLINA STATE 7 p.m. January Jan. 3 at Duquesne 7:05 p.m. Jan. 6 vs. XAVIER noon (espn2) Jan. 9 vs. ST. JOSEPH’S 7 p.m. Jan. 13 at Villanova 2 p.m. Jan.15 at La Salle TBA

WEB EXCLUSIVE: GW offers security tips for winter break, study abroad

Students who plan to return to GW in January should exercise caution to protect their belongings in their residence halls or apartments, University officials said. The most serious thing for students is that they shouldn’t leave valuables in their rooms over break, said Dolores Stafford, director of the University Police Department. Last year, seven Aston […]

Phone outages annoy students

Students across campus experienced outages in the University phone service in the past few weeks and were unable to make outgoing local or long distance calls from their residence hall rooms. I have problems dialing out sometimes, said sophomore Rachael Beekman, a Francis Scott Key Hall resident. I went out and bought a cell phone […]

Hatchet Power Rankings Week 15

1. Baltimore Ravens – The Ravens are going to the playoffs for the first time in franchise history. The Ray Lewis-led defense is the best in football and the Jamal Lewis-led running game is scoring touchdowns. 2. Minnesota Vikings – The Vikings were down, but they fought back in St. Louis. Culpepper is something special […]

Staff Editorial: Faulty enforcement

The Metropolitan Police Department and other D.C. government agencies began a crackdown on underage drinking and fake IDs after the February death of David Shick, a Georgetown University student killed in an alcohol-related fight. For almost a year this increased effort, which involves a massive taskforce and expensive ID-scanning machines, has resulted in arrests of […]

IFC elects new officers

The Interfraternity Council selected Theta Delta Chi member Jared David as its president when it elected new executive board officers Dec. 5. Newly elected officers will assume their positions next semester. The presidents of each recognized fraternity on campus that have voting rights were present to cast their votes, or designated someone to vote for […]