August 31, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 7

Stories from the August 31, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

College Democrats: Avoiding a costly lesson

Welcome to Campaign 2000. If there is any one issue that unites students across this University as well as around this nation, it ought to be higher education reform. While the pundits and the politicians love to sweep us up in rhetoric, it’s time for a reality check or rather, a history lesson. The two […]

Building a new future: GW improves campuses

Students will notice several on-campus changes as buildings under construction near completion later this year. School of Media and Public Affairs: The new School of Media and Public Affairs building will open later than expected due to building delays, said Jean Folkerts, dean of SMPA. Originally, faculty members were supposed to move into their offices […]

Upcoming games

Thursday- no games scheduled Friday-Volleyball vs. Wagner 1 p.m. Volleyball vs. Howard 7 p.m. Saturday-Volleyball vs. Robert Morris 11 a.m. Volleyball vs. Manhattan 6 p.m. Men’s Water Polo at Navy InvitationalMen’s Soccer vs. Liberty (at American) noonWomen’s soccer at Princeton 7 p.m. Sunday-Men’s Water Polo at Navy Invitational

African epidemic

The economic cost of AIDS in Africa is devastating. Fewer teachers are trained each year than the number of teachers dying from AIDS. AIDS has already orphaned 14 million African children, and an estimated 22 million additional orphans are predicted. In Zambia, Robert Bona tested 200 girls in Luanshya, and 196 were HIV-positive. In South […]

Foggy Bottom fights GW plan

Foggy Bottom residents are ready to fight GW’s off-campus expansion, the president of the Foggy Bottom Association said in a neighborhood meeting Monday night. We want to engage the help of the Board of Zoning Adjustment on the impending (campus) plan, Thomas told Foggy Bottom residents. We want to engage the help of the Zoning […]

Dedicated to late coach, volleyball opens season

This weekend marks the start of a promising season for the GW Women’s Volleyball team as the Colonials will compete in four matches this weekend at the Smith Center. Still recovering from the death of their coach and mentor, Yvette Moorehead, team members said they are playing the season in her memory. Senior leadership is […]

College Republicans: Leaving no child behind

Education is deservedly becoming one of the most prominent issues of the 2000 election. Each party and candidate has proposed its own version of education reform. However, both differ in many ways. The Republicans advocate a localized education system and increased choice for students and parents. In contrast, the Democrats prefer a bloated bureaucracy to […]

Bellamy act packs Lisner

by Zach KancherHatchet Staff Writer Comedian Bill Bellamy’s performance in a packed Lisner Auditorium Monday night drew an unexpectedly large crowd, as hundreds of students were turned away. The former MTV personality entertained students with renditions from everyday life and stage antics during his performance, which was coordinated by the Student Activity Center. SAC officials […]

GW looks to tame Princeton Tigers

With new coach Tanya Vogel at the helm and a revamped lineup, which includes red-shirt freshman Kim Warner, the Colonials are focused on their new season, which continues at Princeton University Saturday night. GW (0-1) is coming off a tough 1-0 season-opening loss at Georgetown last Sunday. After a disappointing 3-15-1 season in 1999, few […]

Soccer will face Liberty

The GW men’s soccer team looks to build upon last year’s frustrating finish of 3-12-2 with the aid of more seasoned and experienced players. Last year we had a lot of inexperience on the field, sophomore midfielder Riccardo Forno said. GW has been hard at work for several weeks practicing for its season, which begins […]