April 27, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 60

Stories from the April 27, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Staff Editorial – Debunking discrimination

The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in Boy Scouts of America v. Dale, in which the BSA is attempting to ban gays. This action not only stands on dubious legal footing, but it runs counter to the very reason young men join the Boy Scouts. The BSA wishes to overturn the New […]

Bar belle: Common Share

Where: 2003 18th StreetCrowd: odd mix of people, most who seem to know each otherGetting In: ID checked at the doorPrices: every drink you could ever want is $2Food: who wants it when drinks are $2Dancing: none whatsoeverPick-ups: small space, lots of people, raging hormones, you figure it outPluses: every drink is $2Minuses: no dancing, […]

Senate serious about harassment

As The Hatchet noted (April 24, p. 4, Enough talk), the Faculty Senate is now considering a sexual harassment policy. It is one proposed by an ad hoc committee the Senate created in December 1998, consisting of both faculty and administration members. That committee conducted a thoughtful yearlong review before it made its recommendations for […]

Group brings together artists

GW’s creative community is thriving. In recent years, the number of student theater groups, a cappella groups and other creative ventures has skyrocketed. And there’s another group to add to the list – Washington Free Collaboration. The organization, which was started a few months ago by Antonietta Vicario and Jamie Fennelly, is an opportunity for […]

Unclear directions and access leave some students uncounted

Census confusion Being counted in the 2000 U.S. Census is proving troublesome for some GW students. Some students expressed confusion about the process of acquiring and returning the mandatory forms, which are not mailed directly to students in residence halls. In the halls, numerous advertisements from the bureau exhort students to fill out the forms, […]

Classified (4/24)

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Quote of the Week

Winona LaDuke, a Native-American rights activist, said in her speech at Earth Day 2000 that real change will not occur until the people in power feel the effects of environmental issues: Only when white men realize that their testicles are shrinking is when we will change the environment.

GW presents campus plan for next decade

The D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment began hearing testimony from GW Wednesday concerning the renewal of the Foggy Bottom Campus Plan for the years 2000-2010. In its presentation to the board, the University assured the BZA that it would require all freshmen and sophomores to live on campus and would house 60 percent of its […]

Alumnae celebrate start of construction

An official groundbreaking ceremony initiated the first phase of Mount Vernon campus construction Tuesday as Mount Vernon alumnae, area residents and members of the GW community participated in the event. This is a great day for me, GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg said. This (campus) could easily have ended up a housing unit . (or) […]