February 15, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 44

Stories from the February 15, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

SJT pledges more diversity at forum

University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg announced plans to diversify GW’s faculty and downplayed the importance of national college rankings at the Student Association Academic Affairs Town Hall Meeting. About 70 students attended the event in Funger Hall Tuesday evening. Donald Lehman, vice president for Academic Affairs, also joined the discussion. Several students questioned the president […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: New Web site recruits college-bound students

A new Web site can help graduate and undergraduate students find the right school for them, as a growing number of colleges recruit prospective students on the internet. Get-recruited.com is a site that enables students to get admissions and general information about schools. Students fill out questionnaires indicating their academic background and achievements, proposed fields […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Departments relocate, clear room for Gelman improvements

Two floors of Gelman Library will sport a new look next year as departments move out and the floors receive makeovers with red-leather chairs. The German and Slavic Languages and Literatures Department will move from the library’s sixth floor and basement to the new Media and Public Affairs building, freeing up more room for the […]

A Clockwork Orange loses sight of central theme

The infamous Alex, from Anthony Burgess’s classic novel A Clockwork Orange, and his band of “droogs” are loose on the city streets once again for a night of “ultraviolence,” murder and rape. Only this time, in a production by the Studio Theatre, their violent actions fail to shock, inspire or truly convey Burgess’s commentary on […]

Star-struck students in D.C.

In California celebrity sightings are a common thing. It seems less likely that celebrities would be walking the streets of D.C., but many students testify to not only star-gazing but brushing shoulders with a variety of celebrities including musicians, politicians and professional athletes. Sophomore Alexandra Tagle said she met Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough last Friday […]

Entertainment Listings

Movies and Concerts MOVIES AMC Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave. N.E. (703) 998-4262 Double Take (PG-13) Fri.-Sun. 10:45 Mon. 10:15 Tues.-Thurs. 8:00 Wedding Planner (PG-13) Fri.-Sun. 1:05, 5:20, 7:50, 10:30 Mon. 1:05, 5:20, 7:50, 10:05 Tues.-Thurs. 2:30, 5:25, 7:45 Save the Last Dance (PG-13) Fri.-Mon. 1:30, 4:45, 7:30, 10:10 Tues.-Thurs. 2:20, 5:30, 8:30 Finding Forrester […]

Burying the Hatchet

I’m in this long distance relationship. I like the guy and all but I’m starting to question whether it is worth keeping up the relationship if eventually I know it will end. I think of all the money invested in it and it’s nice knowing I have someone and that I’m getting play, but seriously, […]

Baseball back in Full Swing

The GW baseball team is anxious to finally play ball this weekend. In its first series of the season, the Colonials take on host University of North Carolina-Wilmington in a doubleheader Saturday and finish up the three-game season opener with an afternoon match Sunday. The Colonial will have their work cut out for them against […]

Letter to the Editor: Finally, a class act

As an avid, but frustrated GW basketball fan and alumna, I am writing to commend Bernard Barrow for his behavior at last Sunday’s men’s basketball game against Duquesne. While four of his teammates scuffled with members of the other team, he simply sat at half court and watched. Perhaps if Barrow’s teammates followed his example, […]

Chris Rock sets his sights on the movie industry

Chris Rock hits hard and takes no prisoners. Unencumbered and unrelenting, Rock’s outrageously forthright brand of comedy levels potshots at white America, black America, the rich, the poor and, in the end, leaves everyone a bit insulted and genuinely amused. Now, after success in stand-up and on TV, Rock sets his sights on ruling the […]