June 12, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 3

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

Chemistry student wins national honor

GW graduate student Billy Acon will schmooze with 66 Nobel Prize winners in Germany for the 50th Anniversary Meeting of Nobel Laureates June 26. Acon, a 24-year-old chemistry Ph.D. student, was selected out of 36 students nationwide to participate in the event. Nobel Prize winners in chemistry, physics, physiology and medicine will attend the meeting […]

What your CI leaders don’t want you to know

Hello freshmen, frosh, oh confused ones, you’re finally on campus getting your heads filled with a three-day propaganda extravaganza otherwise called CI. You’re feeling pretty good about your decision to spend the best years of your life in a place known for its fogginess and its bottom, which, did I mention, is just a couple […]

So what do you want to be other than a professional athlete?

For all the incoming freshman (and families) who have arrived for Colonial Inauguration, welcome to this four-block by four-block wonder of a campus that we have. Now that we’ve been informally introduced, let’s talk sports. Remember when you were younger and you wanted to be a professional athlete (humor me here and just pretend to […]

Homecookin’: Catch an athletic event at GW

The Charles E. Smith CenterLocation: 22nd and G streetsCapacity: 5,000 Varsity sports: men’s and women’s basketball (winter), volleyball (fall), gymnastics (winter) The Smith Center PoolVarsity sports: men’s and women’s swimming and diving (winter), men’s and women’s water polo (winter) Barcroft ParkLocation: Arlington, Va. Varsity sport: Baseball (spring) South Riding FieldLocation: South Riding, Va. Varsity sports: […]

Don’t have any plans tonight? Here’s some ideas

Catch an Orioles game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards (right off I-95)333 West Camden St.Baltimore, Md. 21201.For Ticket Info: (410) 685-9800 June 13-15 vs. Ivan Rodriguez and the Texas Rangers (Used to be Washington Senators) .June 16-18 vs. Mo Vaughn and the Anaheim Angels.June 30- July 3 vs. Raul Mondesi and the Toronto Blue […]

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 […]