The Student Association pursued a worthwhile objective in adopting a new charter for the Joint Elections Commission. Some provisions including supervised vote counting, sealed elections returns, and a clear-cut policy available to candidates from the outset of campaigning move in the right direction. The SA achieved this feat, however, through clearly corrupt and inappropriate means. […]
January 24, 2000
Volume 96, Issue 36
Stories from the January 24, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.
1872- First recorded student protest. Law students were protesting a diploma fee. October 1946- People picket outside a segregated Lisner Auditorium on the opening night of Joan of Lorraine, starring Ingrid Bergman. October 1967- About 200 GW students were among the 50,000 protestors who attended a rally at the Lincoln Memorial and marched to the […]
A lot of people out there will tell you that Bill Gates is the anti-Christ, that he’s a maniacal genius bent on world domination and the enslavement of masses though his Web browser. Even the federal government has gone so far as to release Janet Reno to crack his evil empire’s monopoly. But I think […]
Students expressed frustration about textbook shortages at the GW Bookstore during the first week of spring semester. Students unable to purchase required textbooks said the shortage has caused complications with classes. Freshman Michelle Hodges said she was disappointed with the Bookstore. I don’t think they keep a sufficient amount of books in stock, Hodges said. […]
In addition to the usual long lines, the GW Bookstore has been plagued by a textbook shortage that has disrupted many University classrooms. The reasons for the shortage are myriad. Bookstore officials blame miscommunication with publishers and orders of books that are not yet in print. Some professors fault the Bookstore for failing to stock […]
Several Aston Hall residents returned from winter break to find their laptop computers stolen, a University Police official said. Someone reportedly broke into at least seven rooms on various floors of the building and stole computers and computer paraphernalia, said Dolores Stafford, director of UPD. There were no obvious signs of a break-in. We are […]
Monday: no games scheduled Tuesday: no games scheduled Wednesday: MBBall vs. St. Bonaventure-7:30 p.m. Thursday: WBBall vs. La Salle-7 p.m.
GWIS2 experienced maintenance difficulties beginning last Saturday and continuing all week, posing a major inconvenience for students wishing to use GW e-mail accounts, look-up faculty Web sites or utilize other GWIS2 resources. Last Saturday and Sunday, GWIS2 was down for more than 13 hours while Information Systems and Services replaced recalled parts. During that time, […]
On the bus ride home from GW’s hard-earned victory at Virginia Tech two weeks ago, I found it a bit strange that head coach Joe McKeown told the driver to pull over in the middle of the highway somewhere in the local Virginia suburbs so he could get out. I’m guessing that McKeown and his […]
Perhaps one day the GW men’s basketball team will play a game with its full complement of guards. But despite the long-awaited return of junior guard Mike King, the Colonials went back to square one Wednesday night when freshman guard Chris Monroe was ejected five minutes in, and the remaining shooting guards – King and […]