April 30, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 63

Stories from the April 30, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

News Brief: Students, residents join Foggy Bottom Cleanup

About 50 GW students and Foggy Bottom residents cleaned up their neighborhood Saturday during GW’s 5th annual Foggy Bottom Cleanup. Volunteers met at St. Mary’s Court residential community and tidied four intersections, from 24th and I streets to 26th and K streets. Junior Carl Benincasa, Student Association vice president of community affairs who organized the […]

Fairytale enters the digital age

Every year sees the release of action thrillers and star-studded dramas that make their bid to become the “summer blockbuster” movie. This year will be no exception, with a number of big-budget flicks vying to be the top draw. But this summer the movie that grabs the attention of most Americans may not resemble the […]

Ambassador joins ESIA

Ambassador Karl F. Inderfurth said he looks forward to teaching students with “a lot of energy and idealism” next fall, when he joins the GW Elliott School of International Affairs faculty as a Raymond and Juliet Bland Professorial Lecturer in International Affairs. “I am very excited to be teaching at GW in the fall, and […]

Film cheats Allen comedies

Few can argue that Woody Allen makes great romantic comedies. His films, including such classics as Hannah and Her Sisters, are a mix between a Neil Simon play and a trip to the psychotherapist. Allen’s movies are reliably funny, smart and timeless in their observations of sexually dysfunctional relationships. If only director Peter Chelsom’s Town […]

News Brief: Athletes host first annual banquet

The Student Athletic Advisory Council presented $400 to the Arlington Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless at the group’s first annual banquet in the Smith Center Thursday night. The donation came from profits of SAAC’s fall date auction, which raised more than $2,000. The remaining portion will fund SAAC events and activities next year, SAAC president […]

Staff Editorial: Sex, sports and bias

Former head athletic trainer Jacquelyn Jenkins filed suit against GW and Athletic Director Jack Kvancz last May for sexual discrimination. According to court documents obtained by The Hatchet, Jenkins alleges Kvancz specifically prohibited her from working with the men’s basketball team solely because she is a woman. If the allegations are true, GW and Kvancz […]

Political leaders pass the torch

As the heads of GW’s two most prominent political student groups on campus prepare to move on, GW College Democrats President Anjan Choudhury and GW College Republicans Chairman Bill Eldridge say they have nothing but respect for each other after a healthy rivalry. In his second year as CD president, Choudhury said student involvement has […]

Letter to the Editor: Wright choice

Integrity, sportsmanship and respect – one must have respect for self in order to obtain the respect of others. There was a lack of respect by the players of former men’s basketball head coach Tom Penders that led to his demise with the GW program. Without respect, there was no motivation for the team to […]

Wouk will give Commencement keynote address

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Herman Wouk accepted an invitation to serve as keynote speaker for GW’s Commencement on the Ellipse May 20. Six other honorary degree recipients, including singer Tony Bennett, will address the class of 2001 at graduation. “We were very excited when he accepted,” said Bob Ludwig, assistant director of Media Relations. “We think […]

Letter to the Editor: MC changes

In response to David Fabian’s suggestions in the April 16 edition of The Hatchet (“Marvin makeover”), our staff has sought to update the community on the impact of the final phase of Marvin Center construction. The Marvin Center staff works closely with the campus community, particularly the Marvin Center Governing Board, to ensure that the […]