October 14, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 21

Stories from the October 14, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

CDs give lessons in campaigning

The GW College Democrats promoted student campaigning, and democratic advisers offered tips at a seminar Thursday in Thurston Dining Hall. Former Democratic National Committee advisor Danny O’Brien offered a “crash course” in campaigning and was joined by Gore 2000 Chairman Tony Cohelo. O’Brien described how campaign teams break down eligible voters into groups and then […]

Bond, GW bond — staff editorial

GW’s request for a $380-million tax-exempt bond from the District – despite local opposition – should be approved because granting GW the money will have a positive effect on the city. At a hearing before the D.C. City Council’s Committee on Economic Reform Thursday, GW officials and students defended the University’s case for receiving the […]

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Students `come out to Congress’

GW Pride set up a stand on the H Street Terrace Thursday to support alternative lifestyles and to lobby the U.S. government on National Coming Out Day. National Coming Out Day is a nationwide program sponsored by the Human Rights Campaign, a national non-profit organization advocating equal rights for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered […]

Hippodromania! — staff editorial

GW students will soon have a place to go on campus at night that will have activities that don’t involve alcohol consumption. The fifth floor of the Marvin Center – newly dubbed the Hippodrome – will house new arcade games, televisions with DirecTV, a dance floor, a diner and a cyber lounge, where students can […]

Puck you: Flyers fans flip at Caps game

October 12, 1999MCI Center7:30 p.m. Lots of fans of the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers were on hand to see the Flyers play the Washington Capitals on the Caps’ home ice Tuesday night. So were we. Flyers fans usually walk out of the Caps’ building holding their heads high after another victory, or at least […]

War hero tracks lives of U.S. traitors

Ted Pierce sits in his Falls Church home, wondering if the truth will ever be told. His living room is filled with FBI files stamped “secret,” posters that trace the lives of people he claims are American traitors and newspaper clippings that he believes support his theory. Pierce, or “Coach” as he likes to be […]

WRGW working for professionalism

Over the past year and a half the WRGW team has worked hard to create and establish what we hope will become a cornerstone to the GW community by providing music, sports and a daily news program. Aside from the physical changes at WRGW, we have established certain on-air requirements so that we may obtain […]

Bond editorial’s assessment fails

While your editorial in favor of GW’s bond issue was hardly unexpected (“Bond, GW Bond,” Oct. 12), I am a bit surprised with the tart manner in which you dispose of the legitimate concerns of the bond’s opponents. The thesis of your support is “GW brings jobs, money and talented people to DC” and therefore […]