May 4, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 63

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

D.C. students enhance skills

GW’s Monroe Hall and Smith Center may have fewer GW students in them after final exams end, but inner-city students will fill the empty space this summer learning math, English and leadership skills. The Program for Academic Leadership helps seventh and eighth grade inner-city girls, and is sponsored by the non-profit Youth Leadership Foundation. YLF, […]

Vietnam 25th anniversary recalls painful lessons

If we go, you will have a chance to find him. If we stay, we will all die. My mom had no idea where my dad was the day Saigon fell. He had been serving as a doctor for the South Vietnamese forces in Danang – the most important base for the U.S. Army during […]

Don’t be powerbombed: Know the WWF lingo

WWF: World Wrestling Federation; the major league of wrestling Raw Is War: Consistently the highest-rated cable television show. Monday at 9 p.m. on USA Smackdown: A more child-friendly version of WWF; Thursday at 8 p.m. on UPN. Wrestlemania: The annual World Series of the WWF that takes place in April. Face: A good guy Heel: […]

GW cites good and bad `points’ of new meal plans

National averages show that Americans eat too much. But with two weeks left in the semester some GW students wonder if they can possibly eat enough. I buy a lot of cameras and stuff from Provisions, freshman Chrystal Puleo said. I’m going to be buying my boyfriend food from now to the end of the […]

From So. Cal. to D.C., a Four-Year Stop at The Hatchet

I’ve been avoiding this. It’s not because of a lack of material or fear of the unknown or sentimentality. I have four years of mental notes to sift through, and I’m not sure where to begin. I was hired as a production assistant at The Hatchet when I was 17. My first production night was […]

News Brief

Starr joins other lawyers at School Without Walls Former Solicitor General and Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr joined other prominent lawyers and officials at School Without Walls, talking to students about the law and court cases they have studied Wednesday. The class in School Without Walls was part of the D.C. Street Law program, which links […]

SBPM student wins $10,000 MBA award

Brad Keare, a second-year MBA student at the School of Business and Public Management, won this year’s $10,000 Bernard J. Nees/Washington Mutual Investors Fund Award. Keare will receive the award at the SBPM graduation ceremony May 20, 2000. The department of finance holds the award competition annually. To be eligible, a student must be in […]

Lacrosse wins national title

With a deflected shot from senior co-founder Clay Fisher in sudden death overtime, the three-year-old GW men’s club lacrosse team won the national championship of the National Club Lacrosse League Division II Sunday afternoon at Albright College (Pa.). It’s unbelievable, junior co-captain John Teresinski said. I didn’t really realize what we’d done until the car […]

SJS has a say in cases of off-campus incidents

Part of the role of Student Judicial Services is handling off-campus incidents that are brought to the University’s attention by Metropolitan Police, said David Pine, SJS manager. We don’t go out looking for this, Pine said. If MPD breaks up a party, and we receive a report, than we deal with it. That policy has […]