April 27, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 60

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

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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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) […]

GW offense looks to pound Xavier

The GW baseball team’s offense has demoralized opposing pitching while solid Colonials pitching has shutdown opposing offense. Last week the team scored 36 runs over a two-day, three-game stretch against overmatched La Salle (7-29, 3-12 A-10). GW only gave up 10 earned runs during the three-game sweep. So, forget the first month of the season […]

Moms to march

Mothers from across the country will be congregating in Washington, D.C., on Mother’s Day, May 14, to pressure Congress to pass sensible gun legislation. The Million Mom March will take place on the National Mall from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Their mission is to educate the country about the life-threatening danger of guns. Inspired […]

Sports Briefs

Women’s water polo at Easterns this weekend The women’s water polo team received a bid for the 12-team Eastern Water Polo Championships this weekend. The competition will start Saturday at noon when the No. 10 seed Colonials take on No. 3 seed Harvard University. At 3:30, GW will take on No. 6 seed Queens College. […]

Professor salaries

Average salaries increase and outpace rate of inflation for the sixth time in seven years College and university faculty earned an average pay raise of 3.7 percent for the 1999-2000 academic year, according to a report released by the American Association of University Professors two weeks ago. The average salary for a full-time faculty member […]