October 5, 1998

Volume 95, Issue 19

Stories from the October 5, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

College Republicans swing with the Grand Old Party

GW College Republicans turned out in full force at the MCI Center Thursday to support the Republican Party at the Fourth Annual Senate Majority Celebration of America. About 75 members of the GW chapter of College Republicans, along with 130 other area CRs, volunteered at the fundraiser to support the Republican Party. “It was a […]

Internship 101: The all-access pass to the halls of power

It might seem that college is nothing more than taking classes during the week and partying on the weekends. But for many GW students, Washington, D.C. provides opportunities that go far beyond the bar scene and extend past the walls of the classroom. It’s not just about working between courses on Capitol Hill. Many of […]

News briefs

UPD plans a spree of crime prevention activities As part of National Crime Prevention Month, the University Police Department has planned a series of events to educate students and promote crime prevention awareness on campus. Theft Prevention Week runs from Monday through Friday. UPD officers will register bikes and engrave student property such as computers […]

Classifieds [10/5/98]

Classified Ads Work Study Help Wanted Announcements Adoptions Personal Services Internships Housing Offered Housing Wanted Services-General Travel Tutoring Typing/Word Proc. For Sale Miscellaneous Furniture

Life as we know it + Y2K=disaster

So here we are, a mere 15 months away from the end of the world. Kinda puts this whole “working your ass off to get A’s and succeed in life after college” thing into perspective, eh? I mean, who cares? We’re all gonna die! Live for today! Put down that stupid book, dude. Use double […]

Letters to the Editor

Misguided efforts Let’s face it, we’re going to drink. We’re going to go to out with our friends and drink. This is a fact of college life. Whether GW believes it or not, drinking is going to occur on our campus and on every other campus in the country. Since the beginning of the semester, […]

SA actively represents students

In the Oct. 1 issue of The GW Hatchet, Jason Haber asked, “What does the Student Association do?” (“Where’s the SA Senate?” p. 5). The answer is as simple as the question. The SA is the only group on campus that represents every single GW student. It is the only organization that brings together the […]

Education bill steps up campus crime reporting

GW’s methods for reporting campus crimes surpass the standards laid out in higher education legislation passed on Capitol Hill last week, University Police Director Dolores Stafford said. Both houses of Congress approved the Higher Education Reauthorization Act, calling for expanded reporting of campus crime information and increased punishment for students caught selling or possessing drugs. […]

MVC is the place to be

Here is a view from “the other side of the desk” in response to Stefanie Greenberg’s op-ed on the Mount Vernon experience (“Mount Vernon is not much of an option,” Oct. 1, p. 4). I have been a faculty member at GW for 20 years and this semester, I’m teaching a section of introductory geology […]