June 12, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 3

Stories from the June 12, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Men’s crew wins silver medal at IRA

The GW men’s crew team rowed its way to a second place finish in the six-team Varsity coxless-fours event at the National Intercollegiate Rowing Championships in Camden, N.J., June 3. The Colonials earned the silver medal, finishing the 2000-meter Grand Final in 6:32.77, about two seconds behind the University of Wisconsin (6:30.11). We kept moving […]

GW Hatchet chats online with 311’s Nick Hexum

The Hatchet: Why is the band on tour this summer? Hexum: Because we’re always on tour, or so it seems . I guess we’re out here to support our new album (Soundsystem). The Hatchet: What’s been the best show of the tour so far? Hexum: Honestly all the shows have been amazing. It’s been great […]

Confessions of a DC intern

June 10, 2000 My cubical at work3:43 p.m. Washington, D.C. is famous for being the city that runs on interns. Almost every company, political office, newspaper, law firm and any other business, profit and nonprofit alike, are constantly looking for interns. I like to think I am somewhat of an interning (slave labor) connoisseur. Since […]

Campus construction continues for 2000-01

GW’s incoming class will see multiple construction projects around campus next year. Major renovations on the Marvin Center, GW’s student center at the corner of 21st and H streets, will begin in August, said Mike Gargano, assistant vice president for Student and Academic Support Services. A four-story addition is planned for the 21st Street side […]

CI leaders work long hours to prepare for new class

Colonial Cabinet members have fond memories of their own experiences at Colonial Inauguration. I had such a great time at CI, sophomore Tracy Wei said. I wanted to do it so (incoming) freshmen could have the same experience I had. The intimidating experience of coming to GW is one of the reasons sophomore Shari Cooperman […]

GW’s oddities

As orientation-goers wander around campus, new students will find a mix of sculptures, gardens and statues throughout GW. Each year GW dedicates new pieces of art throughout campus, in an effort to continue the promotion of art and to make the campus beautiful. The University generally honors the requests of their donors. Here is a […]

GW President plans for class of 2004

For the class of 2004 GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg envisions a stronger undergraduate community through better academic facilities, improved recreational accommodations and student housing among the best in the country. Trachtenberg said the incoming freshman class should look forward to attending an increasingly exciting, competitive institution, better opportunities and smarter classmates. Among his plans […]

Freshman retention jump to 92 percent

The University will be watching the Class of 2004 to see if last year’s boost in freshmen retention rates will stabilize or fall back to previous year’s levels. Ninety-two percent of freshmen entering GW in 1998 returned for another year, compared to 89 percent for the previous two years, said Cheryl Biel, director of the […]

Students and alumna target youth politics with new Website

Political apathy is a characteristic commonly associated with members of Generation X. Many people perceive 18 to 25 year olds as the cultural opposite of their Baby Boomer parents who are known for their political activism during the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War. Recent GW graduate Alexis Rice is out to disprove that […]

Atlantic 10 Champions 1999-2000

Baseball- Virginia Tech Men’s Basketball- Temple Women’s Basketball- Xavier Men’s Cross Country- La Salle Women’s Cross Country- Massachusetts Men Golf- Rhode Island Gymnastics- GW Women’s Rowing- UMass Men’s Soccer- URI Women’s Soccer- Dayton Men’s Swimming & Diving- Virginia Tech Women’s Swimming & Diving- Virginia Tech Men’s Tennis- Virginia Tech Women’s Tennis- Virginia Tech Volleyball- Temple