August 28, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 6

Stories from the August 28, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Phone strike slows campus service

(U-WIRE) MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Verizon Communications has estimated that hundreds of West Virginia University students are still without telephones, but several students feel the company and the university are not aware exactly how many students are without service. I don’t think they realize how many of us are without phones on campus, said Jon Williams, […]

Scooting your booty

Yuppie businessmen, students, children and senior citizens are all literally jumping aboard the latest craze. The newest form of commuting, exercising and all-around fun to hit the streets are scooters. Scooters are not a new fad. They were first popular in Germany in the 1800s and then revived in the United States in the 1950s. […]

J Street unveils changes

Each fall students from around the country return to their universities with great expectations for the coming year. Old friends and renewed freedom await, but often students give up one of the most underrated aspects of returning home for the summer – good food. GW students are no exception to that rule, as GW’s meal […]

A survivor but no million dollar reward

August 24, 2000 A cozy one-bedroom apartment in D.C. 2:53 p.m. It wasn’t exactly a deserted island in the South China Sea. I didn’t exactly live off rice or have to be a predator to find meals everyday, but I was a survivor. I dealt with the bugs, the spiders and all kinds of creepy […]

Summer Recap

Cosby case dismissed A judge dismissed the first-degree sex abuse case against Atilla Cosby, a transfer student slated to join the basketball team early next year, at a D.C. Superior Court preliminary hearing July 7. The charge stemmed from accusations made to Metropolitan Police by a 46-year-old woman that Cosby sexually assaulted her in his […]

Classifieds (8/28)

Classified Ads ANNOUNCEMENT Volunteers HOUSING Rent, DC FOR SALE Furniture Parking SERVICES Travel OPPORTUNITIES Donors General EMPLOYMENT Child Care Full Time Internships, Paid Internships, Unpaid On Campus Part Time Services Work Study

Career Center changes location

The Career Center relocated to F Street from the Academic Center earlier this month in a move that will place the office in a central location, employees said. The building at 1922 F Street is located near three residence halls and the Alumni House, which will allow more students to take advantage of their facilities, […]

Classifieds – Hatchet Positions

GW Hatchet Positions Open: Advertising Director (1 position) Associate Advertising Manager for Retail Operations (1 position) Advertising Assistants (4 positions) Production Assistants (3 positions) Account Executives (3 positions) Editorial Assistant (1 position) Website Staff (4 positions)

News briefs

Kozmo.com sponsors Student Association Internet company Kozmo.com became an official corporate sponsor of the Student Association this summer, allowing students to drop off movies ordered through company’s Web site, www.kozmo.com, at the SA’s Marvin Center office. According to the agreement, Kozmo.com will give away free Kozmo points, which are used as cash on the Web […]

Long lines await freshmen

The elevators were simply not good enough for people moving into Thurston Hall on August 23 – the day the residence halls opened their doors for the new school year. Instead, some people chose to scale the nine-story building’s two staircases with items such as large-screened televisions, trunks, rugs and even mini-refrigerators. It was not […]