September 7, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 10

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

GW honors Russian poet with Academic Center statue

GW will hold a dedication ceremony to celebrate the erection of a monument in honor of Russian poet Alexander Pushkin in October. The dedication of the Pushkin statue will be held at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 19 at the corner of 22nd and H streets. After the dedication ceremony, guests can participate in a salon at […]

Beautiful lyrics place Shack above others

How to make a winning album: Take equal parts of the best of Oasis and R.E.M. Mix them together and sprinkle in a bit of heroin. Don’t think it would work? Listen to the beautiful music the British group Shack created on its album H.M.S. Fable (London) and you might just change your mind. The […]

Record number of students apply for CSA positions

Applications for Community Service Aide positions poured into University Police this semester because of salary raises and the use of new recruitment techniques, said UPD Director Dolores Stafford. UPD is looking over 31 applications to fill the nine CSA positions still open. The influx of applicants is a first in recent UPD history after last […]

News Briefs

GW ranks high with Peace Corps GW ranked 10th among the top 25 Peace Corps volunteer producing universities and colleges in the mid-Atlantic region. Twenty-five GW graduates from the class of 1999 serve in the Peace Corps, working to fight hunger, purify water in communities, instruct children, start new businesses and impede the spread of […]

Advisers help students through maze of requirements

Navigating through the maze of graduation requirements is daunting to some GW students. To give students some direction, the University offers a network of faculty advisers, intended to “help students learn to make well-informed choices,” according to the University Bulletin. Both students and faculty, however, acknowledge common problems with the system, including a lack of […]

University Club will celebrate new location at grand opening

The GW University Club will hold a grand opening for club members in coming weeks to celebrate its new location in two historic townhouses next to Thurston Hall. The grand opening will take place Sept. 16 and 17 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the new club property located at 1918 F St. The […]

Welcome back, it’s good to see you!

So what’s on your minds as you return to GW – filling its residence halls, classrooms, parking spaces and nearby bars to capacity and beyond? What, as you unpack and move into your room with your own phone and Internet (!!!XXX Pics/NAKED GIRLS, LIVE!!!) connection? From what I’ve heard, you’d like to hear how random […]

Chaos due to poor planning, weak SA

It’s no secret that GW is a bit crowded this year. It’s also no secret as to why: increased enrollment, all in the name of what increasingly seems to be more important to our administration – lots and lots of money. At the close of the first week of classes, students are already fretting about […]

`Youthful indiscretions’ a good thing?

George W. Bush Jr. did all the students at GW a favor – or did he? Whether you are going to vote for him or not, George Bush solidified your right to youthful indiscretion. Bush’s answer to the infamous “cocaine question,” gave people roughly between the ages of 14 and 28 the ability to lapse […]