May 4, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 63

Stories from the May 4, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Hawaiian senator speaks to GW CDs

Senator Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) addressed GW College Democrats yesterday, in a speech coinciding with the start of Asian Pacific Heritage Month. We contacted his office and asked to see if he would be interested in speaking, said Anjan Choudhury, president of the CDs. Since it was the beginning of Asian Pacific Heritage Month, it was […]

In which David Fuller Holt puts his name in the headline one last time

The George Washington University (TGWU) is now seven months away from the next millennium (no matter what anyone else says). I recently took the opportunity with the Colonial Century to step back and do my damnedest to figure out what we’ve accomplished. The answer was – not much. No, I’m kidding. If I didn’t eat […]

GW honors biology professor with award

GW biology professor Terry Hufford was honored in a ceremony last Friday where he received the Oscar and Shoshana Trachtenberg Teaching Award. It was very nice to know that students recognized what I do in the classroom, said Hufford, who has been teaching at GW for 28 years. (The award) tells me that I have […]

Sports Brief — Club soccer improves to 2-0

The GW men’s club soccer team won its second game of the season and improved to 2-0 with a 4-0 shutout win over Bravo Bravo Sunday. The lads played quite well, said junior midfielder Oscar Pulido. For the team to win two weeks in a row – that’s like, `whoa.’ -David Holt

News Briefs

CLLC clarifies checkout memo A recent memo from the Community Living and Learning Center said students must be signed up for a checkout appointment by May 8 and that belongings must be packed and ready to go, by the time the appointment occurs. Sarah Evenson, a community director with CLLC, said students do not have […]

And together we pruned the hedges of many small villages

After watching and writing about what seems to be an endless amount of GW sports games this season, I figured why not come back and do it all again next year. There are always those thrilling games that make this job of editor always seem worthwhile. So, with the school year coming to an end, […]

U.S. education secretary encourages study abroad

U.S. Education Secretary Richard Riley issued a call for more colleges and universities to promote study abroad programs earlier this month. Riley also stressed the importance of more funding for international education programs in his request, according to the Associated Press. Education has taken its place along with trade and economics, keeping the peace, the […]

DC Diary: Wrestlemaniac

April 30, 2000MCI Center5 p.m. The view looked pretty good from the cheap seats. In fact, from where I was standing in the MCI Center watching the World Wrestling Federation’s Backlash Sunday night, I did not pay a cent. So what con did I pull to sneak my way in there? Several friends and I […]

GW remembers Holocaust victims

Volunteers read aloud the names of children who perished in the Holocaust, a yearly campus memorial tradition, under blue skies Tuesday in Kogan Plaza. From a podium inside the tempietto, readers announced the name, age and home of each child as well as the concentration camp where each was killed. At least one million children […]

A moment at the monuments

Although apathy toward government is growing daily, and disgust for Congress and the White House swells with each passing administration, for some reason, people still flock to D.C.’s famous monuments. GW heavily markets its Washington, D.C., location, reminding students that they will be graduating in The City of Presidents. According to the Office of Admissions, […]