February 24, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 45

Stories from the February 24, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Election postering creates disputes

Some Student Association candidates utilized separate rules that other groups have for elections by postering sooner than SA rules permitted Wednesday evening. A few SA candidates put Program Board and Marvin Center Governing Board posters up earlier than 5:30 p.m., the designated time established by the Student Association Election Committee. At 5:30 p.m., some SA […]

Just quit it

Outside most campus buildings, one is sure to notice a small congregation of people standing, cigarettes dangling in hand. Although most of them are over the legal smoking age. Many students who started smoking said they began when they were minors. In light of recent successful state lawsuits against tobacco companies, many anti-smoking organizations have […]

Aramark exhibits history of disputes

Aramark, the company that is contracted to provide food services for GW, has had its share of labor problems. Last week Aramark employees who work at J Street met with union leaders to consult about difficulties they have receiving their full salaries on a weekly basis. The employees called for full payment and more respect […]

D.C. Diary: Going on tour

Feb. 22, 2000 GW campus 3 p.m. While many of us have long forgotten our first tour of GW, the faces of the eager high school seniors that have been gracing our campus lately are a sure reminder of younger days. Their eager gazes force us to look back and remember the day when we […]

RHA to provide televised coverage of lottery

The Residence Hall Association will provide televised updates of the lottery in an effort to reduce overcrowding and confusion during Saturday’s housing lottery, RHA President Alan Elias said. Campus cable channel 33 will broadcast lottery updates, including groups of numbers being called and sections of rooms that have closed, Elias said. After what happened last […]

Hitchcock’s classic Rear Window returns to the big screen

5 hatchets During the past few years film restorers have flung open the doors of movie studio vaults, rushing to save the fading, crumbling prints of forgotten movie classics. Too many old films are ruined by the damages of time. In 1996, Robert Harris and James Katz restored Alfred Hitchcock’s haunting masterpiece Vertigo to its […]

CDs, CRs argue about effectiveness of gun control

Shouting and intense audience participation characterized a heated debate between the College Democrats and College Republicans on gun control Tuesday. Both sides were really passionate about the issues, CD President Anjan Choudhury said. Choudhury and Andy Stone represented the Democrats, and Raj Parekh and Alissa Price led the discussion for the Republicans. Stone argued that […]

Phillips Collection hosts works by Honor? Daumier

In its latest exhibit, The Phillips Collection – a gallery best known for its impressionistic and post-impressionistic works – adds a bit of political satire to its usual works of art. The exhibit at the collection features the works of French artist Honor? Daumier, who is considered to be a major influence in impressionism. He […]

Candidate Profile: David York

Name: David YorkHometown: Anchorage, Alaska Major: Political Science and History;Minor: American StudiesYear: JuniorCredentials: Internet business owner, congressional internWeb site: http://www.YORK2000.com Student Association presidential candidate David York said he wants to change the face of student government. Instead of focusing solely on internal SA reform and working to get student groups more money, York said he […]

Bar Belle: Crush

Bar: Crush Where: 2323 18th St., NWCrowd: mix of early and late 20sGetting In: as usual, carded and stamped at the doorPrices: moderate – $3 for a Miller LiteFood: nopeDancing: get ready to shake your groove thingPick-ups: just look around the dance floorPluses: tons of dancing to good musicMinuses: kind of sparse in attendance After […]