February 22, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 44

Stories from the February 22, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Strong job market fails to employ GW graduates

GW students are failing to benefit significantly from a national rise in average salaries and rates of employment, a GW Career Center official said last week. A recent Jobtrak survey shows a 40-percent increase in job postings aimed at college graduates since last year. The study also shows the average starting salary for recent graduates […]

Stepping forward — Staff Editorial

In a spirited show of reverence to black history, GW’s Nu Beta chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity hosted a step show at Lisner Auditorium Saturday, which featured historically black fraternities and sororities from around the Washington, D.C., area. For the third year in a row, Greek-letter organizations from a variety of universities gathered to […]

Yo La Tengo struts its stuff on latest release

The Backstreet Boys and Korn have captivated mainstream music fans during the last decade. But a number of American bands, such as Mercury Rev and Low, flying under the radar, have been creating beautiful and amazing music that sadly goes unnoticed. After listening to Yo La Tengo’s latest album, And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out […]

Students create Web site featuring nightlife options in major U.S. cities

Two GW students created a Web site for students too bogged down with work to know where to go on the weekend. Juniors Jafwant and Rajvindra Gill created and co-manage a Web site that offers information on nightlife in various cities nationwide. We call it a complete, online nightlife solution, Jafwant Gill said. Clubmadness.com is […]

IRA’s withdrawal from pact leaves Ireland’s peace in shambles

(U-WIRE) CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The recent decision of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) to withdraw from negotiations on disarmament may signal the untimely end of the 1998 Good Friday agreement. If so, one of the last, best hopes for an end to the troubles has come to naught. Under the Good Friday agreement, power over […]

D.C. Diary: The Women’s Pages

Feb. 20, 2000Newseum, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va.2 p.m. The image of femininity certainly has changed over the centuries. As women played an important role in shaping the way society progressed through history, written communication spread the rise of women’s concerns and issues throughout the years. Starting with the late 18th century, women’s magazines have […]

College students step into the light

The women of the D.C. chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc., stomped into Lisner Auditorium Saturday and danced – rather stepped – in reverence to their ancestors. Stepping into the light is honoring our unsung heroes … preparing our community for the future, chanted the women who were decked out in sparkly silver smocks. Delta’s […]

Classifieds (2/17)

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Congress reviews proposal for easier FM access

A U.S. House subcommittee reviewed government plans Thursday to grant GW and other universities easier access to the FM radio band. Debate focused on a House bill that would block the implementation of the Federal Communications Commission order to develop a new Low Powered Frequency Modulation Band. LPFM would allow colleges nationwide greater access to […]