September 8, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 11

Stories from the September 8, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Burger King delivers more choices and longer lines

The newly opened on-campus Burger King continues to get high marks from students and administrators despite a few kinks since its opening Aug. 31. “It’s good to have more choices,” sophomore Brandi Darden said. “Everyone seems to like it here, as seen by the long line. It moves more quickly then you’d think.” “It’s nice […]

`Flower power’ is gone, but student activism still flourishes

The year was 1970. Around the nation, student activism was at its apex, and in Washington, D.C., GW was a hotbed of demonstration and discord. In a Feb. 21 special edition, The GW Hatchet reported: “Rocks, clubs and gas filled the air yesterday as the GW campus became a battleground between police and hundreds of […]

Beanie Babies ain’t got no soul

So here’s the deal – I can’t sleep. I am one of those people commonly referred to as “night owls” or “serial killers” who roam the streets at night looking for others who suffer from my condition. OK, so I don’t roam the streets . anymore . as much. Heh eh . hmmm. Anyway, this […]

Classifieds [9/8/98]

Work Study Help Wanted Announcements Internships Housing Offered Roommates Resumes Services-General Tutoring For Sale Miscellaneous Furniture Updated 9/8/98 by Margaret

Book Exchange saves students money

In the first two weeks of school, students have seen improvements in the way our campus operates. Dining Services has made a strong attempt to improve the food options at J Street, the Department of Athletics has introduced a rock-climbing wall and other innovations at the Smith Center, and the Columbian School has revamped the […]

Learn about Muslims at GW

This year more than ever, intermingled among all the students who walk the hot August streets of D.C., are women who have decided to pass up tank tops, shorts and sandals for scarves and long, loose-fitting clothing. We pass them on the way to the Marvin Center, they sit in our classes and they find […]

Join GW Votes

Tuesday night at 7 p.m. on the Quad, the GW 500 will put into effect a campaign unlike any other in the history of The George Washington University. For the first time, students will undertake a large-scale effort to register fellow students to vote in the District of Columbia. But the vision of the two-month […]

Letters to the Editor

Fat foodI read with great disdain your front page article announcing the arrival of Burger King at J Street (Sept. 3). I especially take issue with what Chris Voss (no relation), chair of the Student Association’s Dining Services Commission, said about Burger King providing “good food.” Fast food giants such as Burger King do not […]


Results of a survey of 600 teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17: 74 percent can name the vice president of the United States. 90 percent can name the male star of the movie Titanic. 21 percent know how many seats are in the U.S. Senate. 81 percent know how many brothers are in […]

Mayoral Dud – Staff Editorial

GW hosted a debate last week for the five candidates vying for the Democratic nomination in the D.C. mayoral race. The forum was billed as an event for students, by students and about students’ issues and concerns. Instead, the event was taken over by University administrators to showcase GW. The debate turned into a muddled […]