April 6, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 54

Stories from the April 6, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Thank you leaders

The GW student community should be very impressed by the recent activity of its student leaders. Both the Student Association and the Residence Hall Association recently reviewed the 2000-2010 Campus Plan. They looked at it carefully and made recommendations that were both constructive and insightful. I’d like to thank them for their effort and dedication […]

Senators must prove responsibility

Even Student Association senators complain about the lack of respect the SA gets on campus. Why would anyone come to us with problems when they think we can’t do anything? What can the SA do besides fund student groups and create laws for itself? We’re a rather sad bunch, really. After a few battles with […]

Golf finishes 19th

The GW men’s golf A team finished 19th (with a score of 648) out of 27 teams at the GW Invitational last weekend. The B team (654) finished 20th. The 36-hole tournament, held April 2 and 3 at the Swan Point Yacht and Country Club in Issue, Md., was won by Iona College (612). GW’s […]

SA success — staff editorial

The Student Association deserves commendation for completing the Academic Update – a valuable online tool for any student wishing to find out more information about a course or professor. The Web feature beautifully displays data collected from 14,467 student surveys of 809 courses taught by 422 professors during the fall semester of 1999 – quite […]

Sports Briefs

Rutgers tops GW The GW women’s tennis team fell 6-3 to Rutgers University Friday. Freshman Tracy Wei improved to 14-8 with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Rutgers’ Donna Krouzman in No. 1 singles action. Wei teamed with senior Sarine Weingarten to pick up a No. 1 doubles victory, 8-5. Men’s water polo receives academic honor […]

No. 26 GW finishes sixth at regionals, misses NCAAs

The GW women’s gymnastics team ended one of its best seasons in school history Saturday at the NCAA Region Six competition at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. The Colonials, who entered ranking 26th nationally, placed sixth in the competition. The regional meet featured some of the best competition from around the country. GW matched up […]

D.C. Diary: Ride of a Century

March 31, 2000 Union Station Main Lobby2:15 p.m. I was sitting in my cubical at work the other day when I overheard my boss and another co-worker talking about a carousel exhibit at Union Station. My boss described it as a shrine to the last century, proclaiming you have to go see it and calling […]

In basketball language, Aguilar was en fuego

Elisa Aguilar has graced our presence on the basketball court with uncommon competitiveness and consistency. She has worn down opponents with her tenacious defense and shot down opponents with her late-game heroics. Whether it be No. 43 pushing the ball and feeding one of her no-look passes to a teammate for a layup or drilling […]

Easy Money

Getting paid for doing nothing: some would call that an American dream. People have always tried to develop fool-proof schemes to make money without exerting effort. But now one company may have made the dream a reality. AllAdvantage.com CEO and co-founder James Jorgensen developed an Internet-based service that pays subscribers for viewing advertisements on their […]