February 14, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 42

Stories from the February 14, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Students say they are dissatisfied with GW

When sophomore Jena Valdetero began her first day of classes last year, she thought she would be entering a cocoon-like universe where academics were paramount and learning was a priority. GW’s price tag encouraged this line of thought, she said. Three semesters later, after grappling with closed class sections, overcrowded classrooms and inadequate professors, Valdetero […]

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Students honor Chinese New Year with food and cultural performances

The Dorothy Marvin Betts Theatre came alive Friday night as the Chinese American Student Association celebrated Chinese New Year with colorful silk, tasty food and cultural performances. The organization’s second annual New Year’s celebration featured traditional Chinese crafts, food and entertainment. The Chinese New Year was celebrated Feb. 5. The date changes every year because […]

Aramark workers seek change

Aramark food service employees are organizing with their union after about six months of difficulties with paychecks and disputes with management, employees said Friday. Two J Street employees who asked to remain anonymous and have worked at the University for more than 10 years said almost every payday some employees receive less money than they […]

Student Association Candidates 2000

The following students have declared their candidacies for elected positions in the Student Association: President David BurtAbby LestitionJeff MarootianAtif QarniDavid York Executive Vice PresidentHeather FinkPatrick McLaughlinCathy ReslerChristopher Voss Undergraduate Senator (at large) Joe BondiJayne DuSean JamiesonGordon LauManny SanchezMatthew Silverstein Undergraduate Senator (CSAS) Joe ArditoAshleigh BrownYohannes DemozDavid FeldmanAlice LingoJade NesterSarah PalaciosGerome RothmanJosh RothsteinLissa SakataJorge SanchezAndrew Wiseman […]

MCGB and PB plan joint elections, separate from SA

The Program Board and Marvin Center Governing Board candidates will appear on the same ballot and are maintaining an elections committee, separate from the Student Association. In years past, the same Joint Elections Committee oversaw the SA, MCGB and PB elections. This year, after much debate, the MCGB and PB decided to have a separate […]

Customs of the Chinese New Year

Before the New Year:- Clean the entire home to get rid of all the things that are associated with the old year. – Put away all brooms and brushes. – Pay all debts. – Resolve differences with family members, friends, neighbors and business associates. – Get new dollar bills from the bank. Insert the new […]

McCurry shares lessons learned

Former White House Press Secretary Mike McCurry told GW students in a lecture Thursday that the relationship between politics and the media has changed drastically in recent years. We are in the midst of a transforming moment in political communications, said McCurry, who worked for the Clinton administration from 1995 to 1998. Every tool used […]

News Brief

Many student athletes may now be able to qualify for scholarships they were denied in the past, according to new NCAA rules. The new regulations will let high schools, rather than the NCAA, decide whether athletes have fulfilled high school course requirements for eligibility. A high school athlete who is applying to play college sports […]

E-mail me: A 21st century romance

To: theOther@gwu.eduFrom: one@gwu.eduRe: As Mae West Would SayHow can I say what’s been said before so often and so well? How can I ask you to go out with me? Should I say, as Elvis would, that when you come into our discussion my heart beats so it scares me to death? Maybe I should […]