April 26, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 62

Stories from the April 26, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Forum: Nosy public thrives on reality shows

When “The Real World” hit television ten years ago, eyes were glued to TV sets tuned in to seven strangers living together in a New York City apartment. It was a new and novel idea. Who would have ever thought that people would want to watch other people just living their lives? Whenever I think […]

J Street considers changes for next year

Student input and new Aramark management officials helped generate proposals to change venues and offerings at J Street, including plans to remove Taco Bell and Freshens, extend hours and add kosher, vegan and vegetarian options, dining officials said. “We are thinking of putting in a name-brand ice cream place in the ground floor of the […]

Staff Editorial: GW vs. D.C.

GW filed suit in U.S. District Court Wednesday to counteract the order issued by the D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment implementing the campus plan with the restrictions the BZA attached as a condition of the plan’s approval. GW alleges that the BZA overstepped its authority infringing upon the University’s rights and those of GW students. […]

GW offers more housing

GW will reduce the number of upperclassmen on the housing waiting list by offering rooms in Francis Scott Key Hall, 2109 F St. and the former Sigma Nu fraternity house, said Andrew Sonn, director of Housing Services. The list has shrunk from 400 students to 200 since March 31. FSK, which was previously planned to […]

Blankvoort drives his game to another level

GW golfer Thomas Blankvoort will look to put an exclamation point on the end of what has been a remarkable season Saturday at the Penn State Invitational. He won the GW Invitational and has six top-10 finishes this season. The graduate student, who has one year left of eligibility, led GW at the Atlantic 10 […]

Protests descend on GW this weekend

The World Bank and International Monetary Fund will hold another round of meetings near GW campus this Saturday through Monday and about 3,000 protesters are expected to demonstrate outside the meetings, Director of Media Relations Gretchen King said. The meeting will host twice the number of delegates who participated in last April’s turbulent summit, but […]

Burying the Hatchet

I always seem to date and attract jerks. I know these men are bad for me but it is like I am addicted to them. How do I stop? – Fatal attractions Addicted huh? Well I suppose there are worse things you could be addicted to in life. It is important for you to figure […]

Water polo heads north for Easterns

The GW women’s water polo team and Harvard University are the only nationally unranked teams competing at this weekend’s Eastern Championships at Brown University. Eight teams will compete for the top position. The winner of the tournament receives an automatic berth to the NCAA Championships at Stanford University May 12-13. “It is the toughest tournament […]

New fraternity strains IFC, GW ties

GW and the Interfraternity Council entered a power struggle last week when IFC President Jared David found out a group of former Alpha Epsion Pi pledges are working with GW officials to get GW to recognize them as members of another fraternity, David said. A group of mostly Alpha Epsilon Pi pledges from last fall […]