March 16, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 51

Stories from the March 16, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Quote of the Week

Sophomore Jon Schwartz of GW’s debate team said the eight preliminary rounds of the National Debate Tournament makes the competition similar to the NCAA Tournament. It’s our own version of March Madness, he said.

Colonials blown out of NCAAs by Fighting Irish

(SOUTH BEND, IND.; SUN. 3/19/2000) — Moments before Sunday night’s NCAA second round game at the Joyce Center on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, the Fighting Irish got in a circle and celebrated St. Patrick’s Day weekend by dancing an Irish jig. They then proceeded to dance a jig all over the […]

Help me out here!

It’s 3 a.m. on Tuesday. You are at your desk trying to make sense of the calculus problems that will inevitably show up on tomorrow’s exam. It’s midterm time, so you’re not the only one up. But after taking inventory of your hallmates, you realize you are living on the only floor on campus made […]

Copy rights — staff editorial

In a sensible move to reduce the staggering amount of wasted paper in University computer labs, the Information and Technology Advisory Policy Committee is considering limiting the amount of free copies granted to students and faculty. After a certain amount of copies, a modest fee might be charged for additional copies. As long as students […]

University examines excessive lab printing

Students and faculty printing documents in campus computer labs may have to pay for some of their copies in the fall, said Jack Siggins, University librarian. Because of the astronomical number of documents students and faculty were printing out at free terminals around campus and the cost posed to different departments, a subcommittee was formed […]

GW considers recent statistics as University targets binge drinking

GW senior Tobi Brown said she witnessed how substance abuse destroyed homes, broke up families and limited the potential of otherwise impressive young people when she lived at home. That’s why she lives substance-free, said Brown, who lived in the inner city of Detroit before coming to GW. According to a college alcohol study released […]

Let `March Madness’ begin for the Colonials

March has come, so let the games begin. The GW women’s basketball team (ranked No. 23 and seeded No. 7) will battle the tenth-seeded University of California at Los Angeles in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, starting Friday at 6 p.m. at Notre Dame’s Joyce Center in South Bend, Ind. The Colonials (25-5) […]

SA signals support for GW campus plan

The Student Association Senate endorsed the University’s campus plan Tuesday with conditions urging additional communication between GW and the Foggy Bottom community. SA senators stressed the maintenance of a proportional student enrollment and the need for a committee to discuss University expansion outside the campus boundaries as stipulations to their support. It’s basically saying that […]