January 12, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 12

Stories from the January 12, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Trustees incorporate MVC into University community

An 18-month transition will transform Mount Vernon College, which GW has financially controlled since October 1996, into a part of GW. The 122 year-old women’s college in the picturesque northwest edge of the District will become the George Washington University at Mount Vernon College by June 30, 1999. GW became affiliated with MVC last October, […]

Facility approved with limitations

The District’s Board of Zoning Adjustment voted unanimously Wednesday to approve the University’s plan to build a health and wellness center. After months of hearing testimony from supporters and critics of the proposal, the zoning board agreed to let GW proceed as long as the center closes by 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday and by […]

Mick’s removed from meal plan

Students no longer can use GWorld debit points at Mick’s restaurant and will face problems using the service at other local restaurants as well. “Extensive errors on the GWorld card system” caused the service to be stopped, said Mick’s restaurant manager Shawn McKee. McKee said he was called at his home Dec. 8 and told […]

The complexities of specialization

Life has gotten much too complicated, runs a common complaint. We have to make decisions about so many things that once seemed automatic. These endless bits and pieces include decisions about which phone company to use, which college to attend and which major to choose, how to handle our pensions, and whether or not to […]

Residence halls for alumni and `Curves’

I have recently come to the realization that life as I know it is about to end. No more students, no more books. No more teachers, dirty looks. My life is about to change radically, and I’m starting to panic. Fortunately, the good people at George Washington have everything under control. Thanks to the office […]