October 21, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 23

Stories from the October 21, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Students advise consumers

Students could be misled by the “Made in the U.S.A.” tag on some GW clothing, said members of the Progressive Student Union at an on-campus public meeting on sweatshop issues Thursday. Many times clothing items with that label are produced by workers who are paid less than minimum wage and who have few civil rights, […]


The GW Hatchet would like to clarify that in the article (UPD and MPD investigate armed robbery) on the front page of last Thursday’s issue five reporters sought comment from employees in the GW Food Services office. Phone calls were unanswered, and upon several visits to the second-floor office employees refused to unlock the door. […]

Cast and crew provide insight into movie’s production

NEW YORK — You don’t usually find big-name actors performing in low-budget films. When they do, you know they are participating in a project they care about. In Being John Malkovich, the star-studded cast members speak about the movie with pride and admiration. During a press conference in the Riyhal Regal Hotel in New York […]

Alumnus supports `open space’ at University

GW students returned to campus this fall to find the new Kogan Plaza, a wide-open space in the middle of campus. But who is Kogan? “When I came by the other day, I walked through the plaza and went up to people and said `Who is this guy? What is this?’” Barton Kogan said with […]

Statistics show drug war is a failure

Danielle Gonzales’ Oct. 14 opinion piece protesting New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson’s visit with GW’s Students for Sensible Drug Policy was filled with misleading statements and counterproductive mudslinging, like much pro-prohibition rhetoric. The writer labeled the governor a buffoon and stated, all right-minded citizens of New Mexico have never taken him seriously. This is a […]

Classifieds (10/18)

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GW at the millennium: A Man’s Man

Senior Yash Shah recalls going to a pub in Spain last year and committing the ultimate sin of man – ordering a half pint of cider. “I’ll put it in a full pint, so you don’t look like a fairy,” Shah recalls the bartender saying. But choice of beverage does not make a man, nor […]

Late goals shock Colonials

The GW men’s soccer team lost two painful home games during the weekend as Duquesne and St. Bonaventure each scored late goals to defeat the Colonials. GW (2-10-1, 1-6 A-10) looks to end its five-game losing streak (its second of the season) at Dayton Friday. Duquesne 1, GW 0Sunday, Oct. 17 The Colonials lost 1-0 […]

GW at the millenium: A Modern Woman

When Mabel Nelson Thurston, GW’s first female undergraduate, enrolled for a degree in the former Columbian University in 1889, she was not permitted to attend classes. Her education came from private meetings with professors, preventing her from being a “distraction” to the men in class. More than 100 years later, women make up more than […]