June 7, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 3

Stories from the June 7, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Room service — staff editorial

The University recently purchased the Premier Hotel on Virginia Avenue and will turn it into a residence hall because of the unprecedented size of the incoming freshman class. The new hall (not “New Hall”) will house almost 400 freshman students in the fall in an attempt to ensure they will have a place to live […]

Now serving — staff editorial

Mention the words “meal zone” to a returning GW student. Most of them will grimace remembering the days when they had to scramble out of class at 3:15 p.m. to J Street to find out that the lunch meal zone had ended. Or the weeks when they realized Thursday that they had eight meals left […]

Virginia Tech may leave A-10

(U-WIRE) PITTSBURGH – Virginia Tech may join the Big East in all sports as early as next year. The Hokies’ football team has competed in the conference since 1993, but the school’s other varsity teams play in the Atlantic 10. Virginia Tech Athletics Director Jim Weaver said no decision has been declared. “We haven’t gotten […]

Historic hotel becomes residence hall

The University purchased the Premier Hotel on Virginia Avenue and plans to house almost 400 freshman students there starting this fall, said Jan Mitchell Sherrill, associate dean of students for the Community Living and Learning Center. The new residence hall – which will be called the “Hall on Virginia Avenue,”- was bought last week for […]