February 5, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 41

Stories from the February 5, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Rugby Anyone?

GW Rugby is a Division II team. In the Fall, GW placed first in the Potomac Rugby Union and finished third in the Mid Atlantic Rugby Football Union (MARFU). The team defeated St. Mary’s College, the University of Maryland-Baltimore County and rival American. The team will hold a new members meeting in the Smith Center […]

Bush, Cheney honor veterans

President-elect George W. Bush and incoming Vice President-elect Dick Cheney joined a host of dignitaries in honoring U.S. veterans at the George Washington University Friday. The event, one of the first in the inauguration celebration, was held in the Smith Center. “It is a special privilege to have veterans convening here today,” said GW President […]

Upcoming Games

Monday – no games scheduled Tuesday – no games scheduled Wednesday – no games scheduled

Despite rush, D.C. ready for inauguration

After a five-week rush to prepare the nation’s capital for this weekend’s inaugural festivities, district and inaugural planning officials say the city is ready to perform its quadrennial ceremonial duties. The four-day fete began Thursday, with an opening ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial, with musical performances by pop stars Ricky Martin and Jessica Simpson. Events […]

Andy Warhol offers easy access to art

The scenario is probably all too familiar to the average GW student: on a weekend night: you promise yourself and others you will head out to the Smithsonian, Capitol or some other cultural or political institution the next day. What follows is the obligatory late night, then the obligatory late rise and finally a compromise. […]

Colonials suffer overtime loss in showdown for top spot in A-10

The GW women’s basketball team is the strongest it has been all season, but even that wasn’t enough Sunday as the Colonials fell to Xavier 86-84. The loss, which drops GW (16-7, 10-1) into a tie for first place with the Musketeers, exposes the team’s weakness to a powerful Atlantic 10 opponent. After narrowly defeating […]

Parade carries new president down Pennsylvania Avenue

After spending more than a year on a fierce campaign trail to capture the White House, newly inaugurated president George W. Bush had only to ride less than two miles in the comfort of a presidential motorcade Saturday to reach his new home on Pennsylvania Ave. A short distance, but a sweet victory ride for […]

Campus plan returns for vote

GW responded last month to several questions Board of Zoning Adjustment members posed at their last meeting on the University’s campus plan Dec. 12. The BZA is scheduled to meet Tuesday to vote on the 2000-10 plan. University Senior Counsel Charles Barber said the BZA made about 14 requests of clarification and information about how […]

Tensions sore as protesters decry President Bush

Chris Meller sat in a chair in a CVS on Pennsylvania Avenue just feet away from a tumultuous crowd of angry protesters. Meller, a junior at the Virginia Commonwealth University, sat in the CVS attempting to warm up after hours of standing in the cold January rain and protesting the inauguration of George W. Bush. […]