April 17, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 57

Stories from the April 17, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW Law School ranked No. 23

The GW Law School climbed two spots to number 23 in the U.S. News & World Report rankings released April 10. GW tied with Boston College and the University of Illinois. The school’s relatively low acceptance rate and high LSAT scores of incoming students set it apart from other universities. But GW’s high student/faculty ratio […]

News Brief

GW ROTC trains in Quantico Members of GW ROTC, the NAVY collegiate organization, trained in Quantico, Va., as part of a leadership-training course Friday. Ken Rogers, a midshipman, said ROTC is divided into different groups. Last weekend another group went to Quantico for training. He said there were about 12 obstacles, including a NATO course, […]

Sports Briefs

Walenga leads women’s water polo At the Mid-Atlantic Championships this weekend, GW went 2-1, possibly securing a bid to the Eastern Championships in two weeks. Saturday, GW topped James Madison University 14-5 in the quarterfinals but lost to Villanova University 12-6. Sunday, the Colonials played Maryland for the fifth time this season and topped the […]

Job Hunting Guide: Student interns get low pay, big perks

Even before Monica Lewinsky made interning one of the most famous forms of student employment, co-eds had been coming to Washington, D.C., with visions of internships dancing in their heads. Many GW students said that while their wallets have not grown thicker from their internships, their wealth of knowledge and job preparedness has increased while […]

Job Hunting Guide: Students scavenge D.C. for housing

The hunt is on! With the school year almost at its close, many GW students are actively involved in the grueling apartment-hunting process, hoping to secure housing before leaving for the summer. While some students said they are excited about the prospect of having an apartment, many said they are also concerned about getting one […]

Upcoming Games

Monday no games scheduled TuesdayBaseball at Georgetown-2:30 p.m. Wednesday Baseball at Richmond-3 p.m. Thursdayno games scheduled

Job Hunting Guide: How to Find a Job During College

1. Determine your available hours and the minimum salary you need. 2. Prepare your resum? before you begin to look for a job in order to apply immediately when you find a job opening. 3. Check the student center for a list of part-time jobs on campus, including clerical, bookstore and cafeteria positions. 4. Ask […]

Job Hunting Guide: Apartment rates, demand on rise

GW students said they are disappointed with the results of this year’s housing lottery. There were three of us and only doubles left on campus, freshman Greg Christensen said. So we had to play rock-paper-scissors, and I lost. For students whose lottery numbers did not provide them with the on-campus housing they desired, there are […]

SirValiant Brown, superstar

I’m sitting in Viva Java with SirValiant Brown discussing the mysteries of fame when a freshman named Mary runs up to the table. She is practically hyperventilating as she pulls out her ID holder, revealing a Hatchet clipping of Brown tucked safely away. She asks him if he will sign it for her. Thank you […]

Job Hunting Guide: Internet opens the door to employment

For many GW students, the year doesn’t end with finals. A summer without class means opportunities to acquire extra income and added experience for a future career. Increasingly, college students are turning to Internet resources to find openings for jobs and internships that provide such opportunities. Finding a job, once a tedious, paperwork-laden process, is […]