April 27, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 60

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

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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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 […]