April 23, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 61

Stories from the April 23, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Students march with NOW

Picket signs and rally cries filled the typically calm Sunday streets of D.C., as more than 150 sponsors and representatives from nearly 160 college campuses came out for the Emergency Action for Women’s Lives March. Almost members of GW’s Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance group and supporters marched to support women’s rights to privacy and reproductive […]

High jumping his way to success

If you were falling asleep on the sixth floor of Gelman and a world-class high jumper was reading in the chair next to you, you’d perk up, right? Say you’re watching television at J Street and a preview for the new movie Along Came a Spider came on. If one of the actors in that […]

Abortion rights activists march in Washington

By Alex Kingsbury & Jane Smith U-WIRE Washington Bureau April 23, 2001 Thousands of activists rallied on Capitol Hill Sunday, voicing their concerns and opposition to Bush administration moves that they see as potentially fatal to the cause of abortion rights. Prominent women’s rights groups including the National Organization of Women, Planned Parenthood and the […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Filipino dances highlight culture

The Philippine Cultural Society highlighted the history of Filipino culture and music in a show titled “Tandaan” in the Media and Public Affairs building Saturday. The show was the organization’s first cultural show. “Tandaan translates into `remember,’” PCS President and senior Maia Ermita said. The Rose Dance relates the story of a Filipino girl named […]

Penders, GW highs and lows

June 30, 2001: Resignation takes effect. April 20, 2001: Penders announces resignation. April 13, 2001: GW finds out four players used assistant coach Tommy Penders Jr.’s personal phone code – an NCAA violation. March 9, 2001: Penders’ team loses to Temple in Atlantic 10 semi-finals after relinquishing a double-digit lead in the final three minutes. […]

Juniper Lane gives pop a fresh face

One of the most rewarding feelings in the world of small clubs and local acts is catching a band on the rise. Juniper Lane is just that, and while they currently play mostly in the D.C.-Viginia area, their self-released new album, Tightrope, and its recognition at Boston1s annual NEMO Music Conference tells of a band […]

Tennis places second at A-10s

Second-seeded Massachusetts defeated the top-seeded GW women’s tennis team 4-2 in Sunday’s title match to win the Atlantic 10 Tournament in Hamilton, N.J. GW beat Temple 4-2 in the semifinals Saturday to advance to the finals. GW also defeated Dayton 4-0 in the second round, following a first-round bye. “We’re adapting to second place at […]

Amores Perros tells stories of life violently altered

The body of a dog lies bleeding in its master1s helpless hands – amores perros, “life is a bitch.” Director Alejandro Gonzalez I?arritu1s debut film, Amores Perros (Lions Gate Films) portrays the stark realities of love and life among the slums and skyscrapers of Mexico City. Amores Perros tells three stories that converge on one […]

Golf disappoints at A-10s

Thomas Blankvoort finished 11th overall and the GW men’s golf team tied Dayton for fourth place at the Atlantic 10 Championships last weekend at Penn National Golf Club in Fayetteville, Pa. Xavier won the tournament finishing 23-under par in the 54-hole tournament. Xavier’s Tim Donovan finished the three-round tournament at 19 under par. Last year’s […]

Dislocated Styles plays by the numbers

After five years and an independently released EP and LP, crossover outfit Dislocated Styles recently got its big break – a record contract with the infamous Roadrunner Records, home of such metal heroes as Fear Factory and Sepultura. Starting its music career in Phoenix, Ariz., was not an easy task for the septet, but the […]