March 25, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 57

Stories from the March 25, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Eight D.C. high schoolers earn GW scholarships

GW awarded scholarships to eight seniors from D.C. public high schools Tuesday during a luncheon at the University Club. The 1999 Stephen Joel Trachtenberg Scholarship Program, formerly called the 21st Century Scholars program, will give eight young women more than a million dollars in scholarship funds over four years. The scholarship money goes toward full […]

Rape victims stay silent, unsure where to turn

The shadow of rape loomed in English Professor Abby Wilkerson’s GW classroom, invading student journal entries and emotional personal essays. Last spring, the professor responded to her students by searching educational databases for information about rape and sexual assault on college campuses, but said she found few writers and researchers addressing the taboo subject. Wilkerson […]

SASS seeks answers about possible SA split

Assistant Vice President for Student and Academic Support Services Mike Gargano’s request for information about the proposed Student Association split has sparked a debate between him and some SA members. Gargano wrote a memo to SA members March 15 asking for information about the SA’s plan to split into undergraduate and graduate groups. But graduate […]

Mod Squad has a missing Linc

The Mod Squad (MGM) made me roll my eyes so many times that I saw more of the theater’s ceiling than the screen. Just what movie-goers needed from Hollywood: another ’90s remake of some TV series from the 1960s or ’70s that was better left alone. Another movie that features older white male coffee-drinking corrupt […]

AOL CEO talks business at GW

After two tours of duty in the Vietnam war, James V. Kimsey returned home to Washington, D.C., with $2,000 in his bank account. Today he is the founding CEO Emeritus of America Online Inc., a $120 billion company and one of the largest Internet service providers. As the featured speaker at the Hoffman Lecture, sponsored […]

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Candidates say SA mudslinging is going too far

Burning posters and complaints of unethical campaigning have set the scene for the Student Association presidential and executive vice presidential runoff elections this week. The runoffs Wednesday and Thursday come in the wake of a March 3-4 election that declared presidential candidate Alexis Rice the winner in a preliminary count. But after a recount a […]

U.S. News overlooks SBPM

GW’s School of Business and Public Management was not ranked among this year’s U.S. News & World Report‘s top 50 graduate business schools, despite reported efforts to gain admittance into the magazine’s top tier. SBPM administrators have conducted a campaign to be placed in U.S. News‘ annual ranking of top graduate schools, according to The […]

Threatening e-mails urge Grosso to drop out of race

A Student Association executive vice president candidate filed a report with University Police this week, claiming he received harassing e-mails that threaten to “destroy” his life if he does not drop out of the race. Derek Grosso, who faces Caity Leu in a runoff this week, said he received three e-mails and one handwritten note […]

GW to change residence hall locks

Students in all residence halls should turn in their room keys starting Thursday because their door locks will be changed, according to the Community Living and Learning Center. CLLC made the decision to change all the locks along with University Police, Facilities Management and the Department of Risk Management, said Helen Dias, director of operations […]