February 3, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 39

Stories from the February 3, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Expansion hurts off-campus students

With recent dramatic increases in enrollment, GW’s administrators have been struggling to make adequate, accommodating arrangements for students. It is difficult to see much progress being made, though. Classes are jam-packed, J Street is a mess during lunch, and off-campus housing is increasingly becoming more difficult to find. GW’s most recent announcement of The Scholar’s […]

Pernicious preferences

I applaud the decision of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst to curtail affirmative action in its admissions process, and I encourage GW to do the same. Affirmative action rests on the assumption that people of non-white ancestry cannot compete on a level playing field with whites. This is, of course, absurd. Affirmative action is […]