August 28, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 6

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

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 sponsors Student Association Internet company became an official corporate sponsor of the Student Association this summer, allowing students to drop off movies ordered through company’s Web site,, at the SA’s Marvin Center office. According to the agreement, 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 […]

GW students adjust to new e-mail setup

System administrators and users are adjusting to the changes to GW’s new e-mail system, GWMail, which was installed earlier this month. The new setup, implemented August 14, requires all students, faculty and staff to change the way they access their e-mail accounts. The new system required that new passwords be created to replace old ones, […]

GW signs Coke as campus drink

The University’s choice of a new generation is in, and Coca-Cola is the selection. University officials recently signed a five-year contract with the Maryland-based bottling company that will replace Pepsi as the official soft drink of GW. The agreement ends a seven-year partnership with Pepsi. So out goes Pepsi, 7-UP, and Mountain Dew and in […]


Blasting bigotryWe here at Women’s Studies were appalled by Russ Rizzo’s JewishAmerican Princess piece in the Orientation Guide (What your CI leaders don’t want you to know, June 12). To distribute to all incoming students a gratuitous slam against Jewish women at GW is unbelievable in these times – and at a school known for […]

Gore highlights tax cuts at College Park

Presidential candidate Al Gore reinforced his education platform Thursday, calling for a substantial college tuition tax credit and a specialized interest-free savings account for life-long training. Speaking before a rally of more than 1,000 people at the University of Maryland at College Park, Gore outlined his plan estimated to provide nearly $55 billion in targeted […]

Staff editorial — Overstuffed U.

Students occupy rooms in the State Plaza Hotel and Thurston Hall study lounges because the GW simply does not have adequate space to sustain its growth – a deplorable and unacceptable situation. Sixty freshmen have been placed in State Plaza rooms, and many more students are living in common areas in Thurston Hall. The University […]

Veteran reporter joins SMPA staff

Former White House news correspondent Helen Thomas will join the School of Media and Public Affairs September as a Shapiro Fellow. I’m looking forward to meeting students, she said. Designed to bring professionals to the school, the Shapiro Fellowship is funded by the J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Charitable Trust. My goal is to fire […]