January 20, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 35

Stories from the January 20, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

NAACP boycott may affect vacation plans

(U-WIRE) DURHAM, N.C. – If the early response from many Duke students is any indication, the power of the NAACP’s tourism boycott in South Carolina will keep some Duke students away from Myrtle Beach this May. Though students who support the boycott are doing so with fervor, others insist the issue will not keep them […]

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News Briefs

GW awaits pending trial in law student case Ricardo Antonio Aspillaga, the man charged with allegedly killing GW law student Seth Wadley, is awaiting trial after a scheduled hearing was postponed until Feb. 11. He must face trial in Arlington, Va. for driving while intoxicated before facing charges in the District, Assistant Commonwealth Attorney Andrew […]

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GW mourns after math professor passes away

Members of the GW community will come together to remember the life of Professor Rodica Simion, who died earlier this month at age 45, in a memorial service Jan. 30. Colleagues of Simion, who taught all different levels of mathematics, said they would remember her for her gracious and friendly spirit and her willingness to […]

Student groups discuss possible election change

The Program Board and the Marvin Center Governing Board are considering holding internal elections, but those involved in the process are remaining relatively quiet about the details. Internal elections are a change from the last year’s system, under which both organizations elect officers in campuswide elections and the entire student body is eligible to vote. […]

NCAA gives GW athletic program thumbs up

GW was granted full NCAA Division I certification early last December, completing an 18-month certification process required from all Division I colleges and universities. Designed to ensure academic and athletic integrity and assist athletic departments in bolstering compliance with NCAA regulations, the certification program is part of the NCAA’s reform plan, first approved at the […]

Northwestern salutes Martin Luther King, Jr.

(U-WIRE) EVANSTON, ILL. – Just before Northwestern’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration began Monday morning, two black students joined four of their friends – an Asian-American woman, an Indian woman, a white woman and a white man. About 1,400 students, faculty and community members gathered in five sites across campus from 11 a.m. to […]

GW remembers undergraduate

Students and staff of the GW Admissions Office are mourning the death of Regina Hutchins, a junior from Willingboro, N.J., who died of a brain aneurysm over winter break at the age of 20. No matter who she talked to, she made them laugh and smile, said Jenine Alston, her roommate and close friend. Hutchins […]

Senior wins scholarship to study at Oxford

GW senior Jessica Smithers will receive a 2000 Marshall Scholarship, which will fund her studies at a British university for two years. Smithers plans to attend Oxford University to pursue an (Honours) bachelor’s degree in human sciences, according to a University press release. Smithers is among 40 students from 28 universities and colleges in the […]