April 24, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 59

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

Tunnel fire evacuates Metro

The Foggy Bottom Metro station closed for about four hours Thursday during rush hour after an electrical fire in a tunnel filled one train with smoke and caused an evacuation, according to Metro officials. Yuhang Zhang, a visitor from Williamsburg, Va., said smoke filled the train he was riding at about 5 p.m. He said […]

Broadcast proves debut album worth the wait

Good things come to those who wait. Whoever came up with that clich? must have listened to the album, The Noise People Make (Tommy Boy) by the British band Broadcast. It has taken more than three years for the band’s debut to finally come out, but it was well worth the wait. In 1996, Broadcast […]

Staff Editorial — A father’s right

This weekend saw the beginning of the end of the Elian Gonzalez saga, as Immigration and Naturalization Service agents took the child early Saturday morning from the Miami home of his relatives and reunited him with his father. For five months, the world has been obsessed with a six-year-old boy and the implications of turning […]

DC Diary: Prowling with a bargain hunter

April 18, 2000Filene’s Basement1133 Connecticut Ave.3:25 p.m. When I was a child, I used to always love when my mother told me it was time to save some money. I’m not a miserly soul, it’s just with my mom and me, saving money meant we either were going to make our rounds at the mall […]

Staff Editorial — Enough talk

It is surprising that GW is still struggling to devise a formal policy on sexual harassment since it has been an issue in the news for years. This week, as the Faculty Senate tried to solidify its proposal to the administration, it lost its quorum and will have to wait for the next Faculty Senate […]

A question of representation

What does it feel like to be a second-class citizen? Ask this question to D.C. residents, and you’ll get some weird looks. But District citizens are still one group of American citizens that have no voting representation in Congress. The District has one non-voting delegate in the House of Representatives. The delegate cannot vote on […]

Microsoft: consummate competitor

Microsoft Corporation is probably one of the most successful American businesses. Products, such as Windows, that MS made helped bring about today’s computer age. No other products combine the number of features, low cost and ease of use such as Microsoft products do. There was no reason to bring Microsoft to trial. The trial (spectacle) […]

Classifieds (4/24)

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Security surveys

On Thursday, April 20, The Hatchet published an article entitled SA targets security in residence halls. As a member of the Residence Hall Association, this article bothered me. At the beginning of the year, RHA Vice President Noel Frame asked if anyone would like to help out with her committee on security. I decided to […]

Faculty Senate fails to vote on policy

The Faculty Senate failed to make a recommendation to the University on changes to its interim sexual harassment policy in the Senate’s final meeting of the year Friday. The group voted on all but four of the proposed amendments to a resolution on the University’s interim sexual harassment policy but lost its quorum in the […]