December 11, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 34

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

Coldplay stand on its own with its stunning debut Parachutes

Music critics often compare new groups to groups that have come before. When Radiohead burst onto the U.S. scene with its pseudo-grunge single Creep, comparisons were made to Nirvana. When Travis came out with its album, The Man Who, the anthemic power-rock sound and falsetto vocals were compared to Radiohead. Now, Travis is the new […]

Staff Editorial: Approve campus plan

GW administrators, Foggy Bottom residents and District officials have been haggling over GW’s campus plan for more than a year. The Board of Zoning Adjustment is set to issue its verdict on the plan Tuesday. Despite the plan’s omission of a hard cap on undergraduate enrollment, the BZA should approve GW’s campus plan. The University, […]

Proof of Life has a lively pulse

Kidnappings, hostage-crisis negotiations, wild dashes through South American jungles with militant terrorists hot on your heels, falling in love with the wife of the man you are rescuing. It’s all in a day’s work for Kidnap & Ransom consultant Terry Thorne in Proof of Life (Warner Bros.), a taut international drama-adventure by director Taylor Hackford […]

MPD targets underage alcohol use

Metropolitan Police Department officials say this month they will launch a full-scale initiative targeting the District’s underage drinkers and the bars that routinely serve them. Following the February death of Georgetown University student David Schick during an alcohol-related fight, MPD Chief Charles Ramsey, with the aid of university administrators, began an initiative called D.C. CARES […]

PB abandons Caribbean breakfast

GW funds us with nearly $250,000 a year . every GW student should have a say in how that money is spent. These were the words expressed by Program Board Executive Chair Seth Weinert in an opinion piece June 26, 2000 (Program Board’s role defined). However, this is not what I have witnessed in this […]

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SMPA constuction runs on schedule

The new School of Media and Public Affairs building on the corner of 21st and H streets will be ready to open when students return for classes in January, but construction to the site will not be complete, GW officials said. We have every expectation that we will meet the January 16 move-in date, SMPA […]

Column: Ignorance of popular book alarming

It is the best-selling book of all time. It is perhaps the most often quoted and yet least-read work in print. Its author is held to be by many none other than God, himself. It is the Bible, the sacred text of Christianity. According to Gallup polls and publishers’ surveys cited by the Religion News […]