September 30, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 17

Stories from the September 30, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

D.C. councilman donates documents to Gelman Library

GW honored D.C. Councilman Jim Graham (D-Ward 1) at a reception Thursday for donating his personal collection of documents to Gelman Library. The collection, which is housed in Gelman Library’s Gay and Lesbian Archives, is among the most prominent ever collected in the gay and lesbian communities of the United States, said Francine Henderson, head […]

SA reforming elections, campaigning

This past Tuesday, the Student Association Senate voted to create a special committee on election reform. We did this for one simple reason – there is a dramatic need for change in the way the SA conducts its elections. For the past several months, I have worked with numerous other student leaders in crafting a […]

Minority students, professors seek improved relations

GW’s chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People called for stronger ties between minority students and professors at a reception Tuesday. The GW chapter, which received its charter in February, is in its first year of activity. GW chapter President Erika Emeruwa said the reception is representative of the program’s potential […]

Bill Bradley takes on Al Gore, party hierarchy

Last Saturday, along with a large group of other GW students, I attended the Democratic National Committee’s fall meeting, where we were presented with the rare and exciting opportunity to see both contenders for the party’s presidential nomination – former New Jersey Sen. Bill Bradley and Vice President Al Gore – present themselves to an […]

Rocking to the beat of a different drum

Going to law school is not the usual path to rock ‘n’ roll stardom. But don’t tell GW Law School student Chris Bonavia. Bonavia, a third-year law student at Foggy Bottom, lives two different lives – one as a student and one as a guitarist for a local band. He even works part-time as a […]

Quote of the Week

U.S. Women’s National Basketball Team member Chamique Holdsclaw was not overwhelmed by the Smith Center when she played there this week but had kind things to say:”Whatever the facilities, you adapt to it,” she said. “You know, when you go overseas, they’re a lot worse than this. This is definitely upper-echelon.”

Freshman cooks up tasty recipes

GW freshman Ashley Rotenstreich says diversity is the spice of life, and she would know. She is a volunteer and co-author of a new cookbook for charity. Rotenstreich was actively involved in community service during high school, and she played a major role in the composition of a cookbook, La Cocina de la Familia. A […]

Footloose freshmen adjust to college life

Adjusting to college is an exciting experience for almost all freshmen. As a member of a Division I soccer team, freshman soccer players kick off their college careers with responsibilities and expectations far different from the average first-year student. This season, the GW men’s soccer team added eight freshmen to its roster in the hopes […]

GW student lobbies society, government for foster-care reform

Amy Clay is not your typical college student. The sophomore has spoken on the subject of foster-child welfare reform in front of the American Bar Association, the Center for Children and the Law and the United States Senate, among other places. She also has met President Clinton. A product of the foster system herself, Clay, […]

U.S. Women wrap up week of Smith Center practices

The U.S. Women’s National Basketball Team ended its week of Smith Center practices Wednesday night with a medal ceremony. No one could say that these soon-to-be Olympians are leaving anything to chance. It certainly seems likely that practicing such a moment will prove to be time well spent. Starting Sept. 24, the National Team’s bus […]