February 10, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 41

Stories from the February 10, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

EPA assesses fines to GW for improper chemical disposal

The Environmental Protection Agency found GW in violation of two major federal environmental regulations – one involving improper disposal of hazardous waste – and assessed the University with more than $100,000 in fines, an EPA official said Tuesday. GW flunked two different regulations, said Garth Conner, an environmental scientist and EPA enforcement officer. Conner led […]

D.C. Diary: With honors

February 89 p.m.Funger 108 Members of Phi Sigma Pi eagerly proclaimed at their rush informational meeting Tuesday night that they are not an ordinary fraternity. As I walked into the lecture hall, I saw a lot of prospective rushees uneasy about what was to come. Many were conferring with their friends, trying to figure out […]

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News Brief

Students at GW say they feel the standard of academics at the University is deficient, according to statistics from the Student Association. The 1999-2000 Student Budgetary Priorities complied by the SA includes the organization’s top five issues based on a survey of more than 200 students. Nearly 50 percent of students surveyed indicated they felt […]

Innocence Lost?

Eight-year-old Nada Abougad sings along to her Britney Spears tape on a My First Sony Karaoke player, almost daily. She scolds if no one calls her to watch You Drive Me Crazy or any Spears music video play on MTV. She idolizes Spears, as do many young girls and boys. The rise of teen stars […]

GW appoints former senator as educator

Former ambassador and Sen. James Sasser (D-Tenn.) was named the J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor for the Elliott School of International Affairs Monday. ESIA Dean Harry Harding said the Shapiro Professorship brings two sets of responsibilities – to teach and to present a major public lecture. The idea is to bring someone with high […]

Professor bids farewell to GW in last lecture

When English Professor Jon Quitslund arrived at GW in 1964, the campus was a different and simpler place than today. Fraternities and sororities dominated the student body, and diversity did not exist, he said. The period was a time of excitement for many students and faculty members, Quitslund said. He said he finds himself looking […]

Generic Theatre proves to be creative force on campus

Generic Theatre Company’s slogan is We may be generic, but we’re never bland. And, it’s true. The entirely student-run theater group is anything but bland. Generic has a well-deserved reputation around campus for taking risks and turning out quality performances. It was the first theater company to perform musical theater when it produced Pippin last […]

CRs look to election for 2000 prosperity

The College Republicans filled the Dorothy Marvin Betts Theatre with applause during Republican Bob Dole’s speech Monday evening. But an unsubstantiated survey after the speech found there weren’t many more Republicans present than Democrats. The Republicans were just louder. Many GW CRs support Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). A few like Texas Gov. George W. Bush. […]