November 15, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 30

Stories from the November 15, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW law students argue in courtroom competition

GW Law School students argued constitutional issues at a court competition Saturday, which narrowed the field of teams to four semifinalists. To participate in the annual Van Vleck Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition, students prepare a 15-page written brief to support their arguments and present a 20-minute oral argument to three judges. Students are divided […]

D.C. Diary: Rock On!

November 12, 1999Arlington Hilton6:35 p.m. The growing sport of mountain climbing may seem extreme to the average person, but to the 5,500 members of the American Alpine Club, it is a way of life. Movies such as Everest and K2 personify their weekend adventures, not just special-effects attractions. This weekend, climbers young and old traveled […]

News Briefs

Latinos consider stereotypes Several Latino groups held a discussion about the social and cultural stereotypes associated with Latinos Wednesday night in the Marvin Center. Sandra Gutierrez, president of Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad, and the main organizer of the event, said one of the purposes of the discussion was to promote interaction and bonding within GW’s Latino […]

Escape internship hell

Monica Lewinsky may have made internships infamous, but there is no denying that these quasi-jobs in some of the most powerful business and government offices remain the sacred cow of college students looking to get a leg-up on the job competition and a glimpse into the future. A good internship experience can be worth its […]

SA’s new mission: Student advocacy

Eight months ago, I was elected executive vice president of the GW Student Association. I wanted to serve the students, and I wanted to serve the students as executive vice president. However, one of the duties of the executive vice president is to become president if the president is unable to fulfill his or her […]

Classifieds (11/11)

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Rough lessons — staff editorial

Following a massive melee in the bleachers at a high school football game in Decatur, Ill., six students were expelled for two years from school because of the well-intentioned, but harmful, zero-tolerance policy on fighting in the school district. The controversial expulsions rightfully brought the absurdity of zero-tolerance fighting policies to light. At the urging […]

Classifieds (11/15)

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Naked injustice — staff editorial

The Ohio State University women’s rugby club was barred from competition for going topless in front of the Lincoln Memorial earlier this month, a harsh penalty for a harmless, and completely legal, stunt. The past weeks have been a painful odyssey for the team, ending lamentably when the Midwest Rugby Union ended the team’s season. […]

SA reports office theft and takes precautions

Student Association members reported a theft in the SA Thursday. Parts of the SA’s Ricoh copier, two boxes of forms and a box containing various office keys were reported stolen, University Police Director Dolores Stafford said. She said the theft probably took place sometime between Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. Stafford said whoever committed […]