February 22, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 46

Stories from the February 22, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Ruling may halt Napster

Students say they are still downloading away despite a decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that could result in a shutdown of Napster, a free on-line music swapping service. The court ruled last week that Napster must prevent users from sharing copyrighted materials. Napster officials said preventing music sharing is a near-impossible […]

Poster campaigns ignite election race

Student Association election campaigning intensified Wednesday afternoon as candidates jostled for prime positions to hang posters starting at 5:30 p.m. The strategies began early in the morning, ending in one injury and at least one physical confrontation over wall space. The Joint Elections Committee will investigate one alleged campaign violation for a car covered with […]

GW considers plan response

GW is assessing its options following last week’s Board of Zoning Adjustment decision to cap undergraduate enrollment at 7,380 until the University houses 70 percent of full-time undergraduates on campus. The restrictions are part of the BZA’s conditional approval of GW’s campus plan for the next eight years, which prevents the University from constructing buildings […]


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Men’s game begins Hoopla events week

Hoopla, a weeklong event organized by the Program Board, Student Activities Center and Student Association kicked off Wednesday night at the men’s basketball game against Fordham University. The festivities will continue until Sunday, when the women’s basketball team faces the University of Rhode Island at 2:30 p.m. PB Chairman Seth Weinert said the goal of […]

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Letter to the Editor: Fine art faux pas

As a senior at GW, I am accustomed to a certain level of journalistic incompetence from The Hatchet, particularly in the area of arts reporting. But as a fine arts major nearing graduation, I was dismayed by the ignorance displayed in The Hatchet’s recent feature on First Friday, the monthly D.C. “gallery-hopping” ritual (Feb. 12, […]

Late inning rally downs Colonials

The GW men’s baseball team lost to host James Madison University 4-2 Tuesday afternoon at Long/Mauck Stadium. The loss drops the Colonials to 1-3 record early in the 2001 season. The Colonials held a 2-1 lead entering the bottom of the seventh inning before James Madison (3-3) began its comeback. The Dukes scored two runs […]

Letter to the Editor: Money matters

I am replying to your editorial of Feb. 15 regarding the Board of Zoning Adjustment’s decision with regards to GW’s campus plan (“Rethink restrictions”). I was an Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner in Foggy Bottom when GW submitted its campus plan to our organization and ultimately to the BZA. Your editorial criticizes the BZA for ruling the […]

Upcoming Games

Thursday – Women’s basketball vs. St. Bonaventure 7 p.m. Friday – Baseball at UNC-Charlotte 4 p.m. Men’s tennis vs. Howard University 11 a.m. Saturday – Men’s basketball vs. UMass 2 p.m. Gymnastics at Spartan Invitational 7 p.m. Women’s water polo at Brown TBA Sunday – Women’s basketball vs. URI 2 p.m.