March 15, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 53

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

Dropkick Murphys carry on the Irish-punk tradition

Stripped down to its roots, punk rock is about raw expression of emotion, about equality between musician and listener. Boston-based punk band the Dropkick Murphys, carries punk’s 30-year tradition, trumpeting ideals of unity and support for the underground scene. Al Barr, lead singer for the prominent punk outfit, recently spoke with The Hatchet about the […]

Student Court rejects Loren, Simon appeal

The Student Association Student Court dismissed an appeal by former SA presidential candidates Dan Loren and Bob Simon Tuesday night after deciding that the Joint Elections Committee did not act negligently handling evidence against President-elect Roger Kapoor. The decision paves the way for Kapoor’s certification as the new SA president Friday, Kapoor said. “The court […]

Film tells story of polygamy in Brazil

It is difficult to compare Me You Them to any films out now, or anything else that has come down the Hollywood pipeline lately. For one thing, the movie was probably produced for less than the price of a breakfast for the cast of Titanic. The closest thing to a special effect is a bus […]

GW applications jump eight percent

About eight percent more students applied to GW this year than last year, but the quality of applicants has remained about the same, said Director of Admissions Kathryn Napper. While GW has not yet sent acceptance letters for prospective members of the class of 2005, Napper said she plans to follow February board of trustees […]

Burying the Hatchet

My girlfriend is very traditional when it comes to intimacy. I want to try new and different things, positions and place, but she says it makes her self-conscience and uncomfortable. How do I help her overcome that? -Seeking spice It’s going to take baby steps. There are many reasons why some people tend to be […]

CONCERT REVIEW: Jeff Beck plays to new generation of fans

By Jane Smith U-WIRE Washington Bureau March 27, 2001 What happens to rock legends when their days of playing to gigantic stadium crowds have passed them by? Sunday evening at Washington DC’s Nightclub 9:30 answered this question as Jeff Beck and band members proved their resilient vigor and mastery of rock. The concert marked the […]

Bringing knowledge to the table

Dinner plates are being cleared as children are laughing and shouting at Martha’s Table. “Where’s my tutor?” a child asks impatiently. Once the tutors arrive, the eager faces brighten and determination to finish homework sets in. Martha’s Table, a GW Neighbors Project site, is a non-profit organization in the Shaw neighborhood of Northwest D.C. The […]

Computer security a question on nation’s campuses

By Alex Kingsbury U-WIRE Washington Bureau March 27, 2001 As colleges and universities across the country expand their computer networks and connectivity throughout nearly every facet of campus life, the convenience of the computer age grows. Also emerging with that convenience is the danger that hackers and computer viruses pose to the security and integrity […]

McKeown, Colonials eye the Cardinal

The two programs have met only once. In November of 1991 Stanford University defeated the GW women’s basketball team 74-71 in the final of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas Desert Classic. Stanford finished that season 30-3 and went on to win the NCAA Championship. That is the history between the teams, thus far. Saturday night, […]

Scientists debate evolution’s place in classroom

By Alex Kingsbury U-WIRE Washington Bureau March 27, 2001 More than three quarters of a century after the Scopes Monkey Trial in Dayton, Tenn., the issue of evolution versus creationism is rearing its head in American school boards and classrooms. The American Institute of Biological Sciences held a town meeting last weekend, bringing together biology […]