April 12, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 58

Stories from the April 12, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.


In “PB books The Roots” (April 9, p.1), The Roots’ first album should have been Organix, released in 1993. The Fugees’ album The Score was incorrectly attributed to The Roots, and The Roots hit the mainstream with the song “What They Do.”

Faculty Senate votes on sexual harrassment policy

The Faculty Senate will send its final verdict Friday on a sexual harassment policy drafted by the University when it votes to pass or reject a resolution claiming the policy limits classroom speech and strips professors of basic legal rights. The resolution up for vote urges the Senate to reject the proposed policy, which the […]

Brief: Sigma Alpha Epsilon prepares to reopen

Members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity began the first phase of a $550,000 construction project on their house at 2034 G St. by removing furniture and cleaning March 23, said Seth Rosenzweig, the fraternity’s president. Renovations will be complete by late August in time for fraternity members to move into the house. In addition […]

Quote of the Week

GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg on the affiliations of the Workers’ Rights Consortium: “Before anybody asks the University to join an organization, they ought to know about them. For all I know, they’re an arm of the mafia…(or) descendants of Mother Theresa.”

Brief: GW hosts Exteme College Games

College entertainment network Zilo will kick off its spring tour of the Extreme College Games at GW April 18, with events including a wall climb, “dyno-lunge,” Frisbee toss and razor-scooter racing on the Quad. The dyno-lunge consists of a bungee cord attached to the mountain-climbing wall, allowing the competitor to jump handholds, losing contact with […]

Three homers power Colonials over Hoyas

The GW men’s baseball team rocked cross-town rival Georgetown for a 12-2 victory Tuesday afternoon at Barcroft Park. Junior Mike Bassett blasted two homeruns, and junior Chris Worth pitched six innings allowing one run on three hits. Sophomore Jake Wald and Dan Rouhier each hit a homerun in the Colonials eight-run sixth inning. With his […]

Golf places ninth at Invite

The Colonials’ Thomas Blankvoort finished with an even par-144 April 7 en route to a first-place finish at the two-day GW Invitational. The Invite, which took place at Swan Point Yacht and Country Club in Issue, Md., saw Blankvoort post back-to-back even par scores (72-72) beating Adrien Mork of McNeese State University by seven strokes. […]

GW hosts top crews at Invitational Classic

The GW men’s varsity crew team is 11-0 and has head coach Gene Kininmonth predicting a great season after an overwhelmingly successful weekend of racing April 7-8. “When this crew is in form they are absolutely on fire,” Kininmonth said. “It is still early but I think this crew could be one of the special […]

Chinese activist Wu visits George Washington U.

By Alex Kingsbury U-WIRE Washington Bureau April 12, 2001 Chinese dissident and human rights activist Harry Wu spoke at Monroe Hall at George Washington University on Wednesday night to discuss strained relations between United States and China following China’s release of 24 U.S. servicemen whose plane collided with a Chinese fighter plane over the South […]

GW drops races to top crews

The GW women’s crew team started its season losing its first two races to nationally ranked opponents. GW competed in Boston University’s Playfair Cup Saturday against the host No. 11 Terriers, No. 15 University of Iowa and the United States Naval Academy. The varsity crews lost both of their races on the Charles River, while […]