January 29, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 39

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

Letter: Fraternal fantasy

As somebody who participated in Greek life as an undergraduate and benefited from the experience, and whose son is not only a member of a fraternity at his university but is president of his chapter, I get tired of hearing anti-fraternity and sorority conspiracy theories uttered by members of the Greek community at GW who […]

Construction continues as MPA opens for class

Students arriving in the new Media and Public Affairs building for class Monday will find a work in progress. On Friday workers were laying the brick sidewalk surrounded by a crane, masonry saws and pneumatic hammers as they raced to complete the facility for the move-in this week. “We have a certificate of occupancy for […]

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 […]