February 24, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 45

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

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 […]

GW grads face bright job outlook

I am puzzled by the headline in the article Strong job market fails to employ GW graduates (Feb. 22, p. 1), and concerned about the inaccurate indirect quotes in paragraphs three and four;…employment fairly stagnant? …no boost in salaries? Not true, not true! The employment news for our sought-after GW grads is exceptionally good and […]

Classifieds (2/24)

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Students pay lawsuits

In regards to Paul Prados’ letter (Please free our student groups, Feb. 14), I vehemently disagree with his assertions that GW administrators should not have oversight of off-campus events sponsored by GW student groups. Although this type of oversight is typically applied to Greek-letter organizations, the mishaps at the Pakistani Student Association’s after-party magnify the […]

Classifieds (2/22)

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Cartoon’s mislaid message

I believe that The Hatchet’s political cartoon (Feb. 22, p. 4) misrepresented the 4.5 percent tuition increase for next year. The tuition increase is actually a reasonable and moderate increase. This year, the University increased continuing undergraduate tuition by 4.6 percent, making next year’s difference a decrease of a tenth of a percent. In addition, […]

Preacher brings his dogma to GW amid controversy

About 100 GW students gathered in front of J Street to witness a spectacle that could become a regular occurrence on campus, University of Pennsylvania students said. Brother Steven, a self-proclaimed born-again Christian, clutched a Bible and preached that college students who drink, smoke marijuana or sleep more than 10 hours a night are all […]