January 29, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 39

Stories from the January 29, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Staff Editorial: Combating campus crime

The U.S. Department of Education released a report to Congress Jan. 18 insisting that “college campuses are safe.” Mandated by the Higher Education Amendments of 1998, the report details data collected under the Clery Act, which requires colleges and universities to release annual crime reports to the public. The government and institutions of higher learning […]

GW downs Bonnies for second straight win

St. Bonaventure’s four-game winning streak came to a crashing halt Saturday evening as the GW men’s basketball team defeated the visiting Bonnies 76-68. In the process, the Colonials began a modest two-game winning streak. The last time GW won two straight was back in November, when the Colonials defeated Howard and Boston universities. The victory […]

Staff Editorial: The day music died

Tori Amos, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Live, Blues Traveler, They Might be Giants, Cypress Hill, Bloodhound Gang – all these musical acts have played at GW in recent years. But no big artists will visit GW this spring. The Program Board has nixed the idea, citing scheduling, funding difficulties and a shift to funding more […]

Spring Break Guide: GW prepares for break

Despite recent below-freezing temperatures, beaches still dominate coverage on MTV’s Spring Break party segments. And while signs of snow linger and midterms loom ahead, minds drift to the MTV-popularized Spring Break destinations. In mid-March school will let out and many students will fly to their own destination paradise. Sophomores Gandhi Lindor and Donovan Vassell said […]

Winner finishes 71 wings in first GWing competition

Sophomore Guye Turner is using wings to go anywhere in the continental United States, only he’s not flying, he’s eating – chicken wings that is, and 71 of them. Turner, who called himself “Tank” for the first-ever GWing bowl, beat 19 other contestants by eating the most buffalo-style chicken wings in two five-minute rounds at […]

Column: Walking into a new millennium

It is coming to an Ellipse near you. With new corporate sponsorship, the 2001 GW Tostidos Commencement Ceremony looms just around the corner. For those who have spent the last four to seven years occupying various administration buildings, filling out blue books and butting heads with the infamous GW bureaucracy, the day promises to be […]