April 16, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 59

Stories from the April 16, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

SJS reprimands Delta Tau Delta

Student Judicial Services charged Delta Tau Delta last week for violating University alcohol policies at a February “Rock the Vote” party that ended in eight arrests for underage drinking. The fraternity is on social probation until members complete alcohol-education programs after SJS handed down sanctions Tuesday, Delta Tau Delta President Bob Simon said. Interfraternity Council […]

Senate delays policy vote

The Faculty Senate will review an amended sexual harassment policy after postponing its vote on a resolution to reject the previous policy Friday. Faculty members said they decided to delay their final comments on a policy that will cover all sexual harassment charges between professors, staff members and students because University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg […]

Waterstreet reclaims title

Student band Waterstreet reclaimed its title at Program Board’s Battle of the Bands along with singer Adam Richman in a packed Hippodrome Thursday night. Both GW performers will open for The Roots in next week’s Spring Fling on the Quad. Four GW acts – Waterstreet, Dave Nelson from Bradford Ave., Richman and the rock and […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: CDC warns students about outbreak

CDC warns students about outbreak The D.C. Public Health Department told GW Student Health Friday that students who vacationed in Acapulco, Mexico, during Spring Break may have contracted the respiratory illness acute pulmonary histoplasmosis. Student Health Medical Director Isabella Goldenberg said the health department asked GW to compile a list of students who stayed at […]

Ani Difranco softens up

Ani Difranco’s new double-CD release offers the best of several worlds. Funk, folk and slow groove are only a few stops on Revelling (Righteous Babe Records). But if its soft, muted tunes are what you’re in the mood for, simply flip over the CD case and pull out the sister disc, Reckoning. Revelling/Reckoning is not […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Students define sexual harassment

While the Faculty Senate and GW continue a three-year effort to draft an official sexual harassment policy, students said they have difficult time defining sexual harassment. Sophomore Naomi Hackenburg said there are many forms and degrees of sexual harassment. “It can be someone saying things or doing things that make you feel uncomfortable,” she said. […]

The Living End plays punk-rock with a twist

I was in Adelaide, Australia, wandering the streets and trying to work off a hangover. The flashing lights and bustle of Christmas shopping teamed with Australia’s blazing heat did little to improve my already poor condition. And the teeth-rattling decibel level was about to increase. As I ambled down the marketplace I was deafened by […]

George Washington U. drag show challenges concepts of gender, sexuality

By Jane Smith U-WIRE Washington Bureau April 16, 2001 GW Pride — George Washington University’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender student organization — proved to hundreds of college students Friday night that looks can be deceiving. The organization sponsored a performance of spectacular drag queens and kings Friday evening, all of whom sparked the interest […]

Dept. of Education receives largest increase in proposed budget

By Sarah Lechner U-WIRE Washington Bureau April 16, 2001 While the Department of Education will receive the largest increase of all domestic departments in President George W. Bush’s proposed budget — including a proposed $1 billion toward federal Pell Grants — some groups say the increases in higher education spending are not enough. If passed, […]