April 27, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 60

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

Nike posts positive student labor report

Shoe and apparel manufacturer and anti-sweatshop target Nike posted Tuesday on their Web site the reports of student monitors who visited 32 factories this spring. The reports painted a picture of factories that may not match the sweatshops students learned about in American history, but nonetheless are still plagued with problems. Despite several critical portions […]

NBC mini-series offers look at an important decade

Every once in a while, television produces a gem. In the case of the new NBC mini-series, The 70s, it’s more of a rhinestone. The follow-up to last year’s The 60’s, the two-part series that shows the history of the decade through the experiences of four friends who spend their twentysomething years in the land […]

Rehnquist to speak at Law School Commencement

William H. Rehnquist, chief justice of the United States, will address Law School graduates during their commencement ceremony May 28. Rehnquist accepted the invitation to speak at the ceremony, in part because of close ties with GW Law School Dean Michael Young. Young served as a clerk to Rehnquist before he was appointed chief justice. […]

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, […]

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