February 20, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 45

Stories from the February 20, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Group rings in Chinese New Year

The Chinese American Student Association gave students another chance to celebrate the Chinese New Year in the Hippodrome Friday. The official holiday took place in China two weeks ago, but celebrations continued for the Year of the Snake with dancing and a free buffet. Grace Li, CASA secretary and one of the event’s emcees, said […]

Blaze singes Bon Wit Plaza

Residents evacuated Bon Wit Plaza and watched a blaze scorch a fourth floor room after an electrical fire in an apartment kitchen spread and burst out the room’s window Saturday night. The GW Hospital treated two people for minor smoke inhalation, but no other injuries were reported, said David Kalun, site manager for the complex […]

Colonials battle, Flyers prevail

It was a game the GW men’s basketball team had a chance to win. The Colonials entered the University of Dayton Arena Saturday afternoon coming off a 30-point pounding of Rhode Island with Chris Monroe back in uniform. They had an ESPN audience, a healthy roster and chance to build on a two-game winning streak […]

Students send valentines to SJT

Free The Planet! GW, a campus environmental group, delivered Valentines to GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg last week with slogans such as “Roses are red, violets are blue, Georgetown recycles why doesn’t GW?” to encourage the president to reevaluate GW’s recycling system. The group made about 20 paper Valentines and delivered them in an envelope […]

Show gives step a modern beat

The members of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. sorority stepped their way into their Fourth Annual Charity Step Show overall championship Saturday night in Lisner Auditorium. The show raised $2,000 for The March of Dimes. Historically black fraternities and sororities from D.C. and Maryland competed to show off new twists of traditional step moves for the […]

Tennis sweeps, 7-0

It was a game, set, match for the GW men’s tennis team, which defeated host West Virginia University 5-2 Saturday, one day after acing George Mason, 7-0. Freshman No. 1 singles player Matt Hane led the way for the Colonials posting a 6-4, 6-4 win against the Mountaineers and a 6-2, 6-1 victory over the […]

CRs attend annual conservative event

GW College Republicans joined hundreds of students from across the country to endorse President George W. Bush’s conservative agenda and meet influential Republicans at the Conservative Political Action Conference last weekend in Arlington, Va. Speakers included Vice President Dick Cheney, National Rifle Association President Charlton Heston and foreign dignitaries including former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin […]

V-Day play explores women’s issues

GW students performed the play “The Vagina Monologues,” as one of many universities participating in the worldwide V-Day College Initiative to end sexual violence against women. Audience members packed into Western Presbyterian Church to see the play on Thursday, Friday and Saturday in conjunction with Valentine’s Day. Admission was free, with a voluntary contribution to […]

Men’s Atlantic 10 Standings

With the A-10 Tournament almost two weeks away and an automatic berth to the NCAA Tourney at stake, the Colonials stand two games behind Dayton for fifth place. The top five seeds earn a first-round bye. St. Joseph’s (11-1, 21-4) Xavier (10-3, 19-5) Massachusetts (9-3, 11-12) Temple (9-4, 15-12) Dayton (7-5, 16-9) St. Bonaventure (6-6, […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: College recruiting Web site makes its debut

A new Web site aims to connect students with relevant undergraduate and graduate programs they are likely candidates for. Get-recruited.com offers students admissions and general information about college, matching them with their academic background, achievements, proposed fields of study and preferences. Students fill out a questionnaire, which takes about five minutes, that is forwarded to […]