September 7, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 9

Stories from the September 7, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

New Elliott School will open in 2002

The University broke ground on the future site of the Elliott School of International Affairs building Tuesday. The new Elliott School building at 1957 E St., to be completed July 2002, will occupy the entire block between 19th and 20th streets. The need for construction of a new Elliott School building became inevitable to both […]

Bar Boys visit Bravo, Bravo

Bar: Bravo BravoLocation: 1001 Connecticut Ave., N.W. (Farragut North)Cover charge: $8 (over 18)$6 (21 and up)Since none of the Three Wise Men are burdened with a Friday class this semester, we all kicked off with a Thursday night at Bravo Bravo. After passing the doorman and his enormous gut (which took a substantial effort to […]

Costa Rican President Rodriguez receives doctor of laws degree during ceremony

GW hosted a convocation in honor of Costa Rica’s president at the future site of the new Elliot School of International Affairs building Tuesday. University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg awarded Costa Rican President Miguel Angel Rodriguez an honorary doctor of laws degree in order to continue the close relationship between Costa Rica and GW, he […]

Miss Saigon offers quality Vietnamese food close to home

You’ve probably seen the Vietnamese restaurant Miss Saigon while walking through Georgetown. The strings of lights hung from the faux palm trees in the restaurant always seem to beckon you at night. Miss Saigon is a Washington institution of sorts – it’s one of the few restaurants that has lasted ten years. For those of […]

GWMail makes shaky debut

Students experienced log-in delays, trouble changing passwords and problems creating e-mail accounts on GW’s new e-mail system during the first two weeks of classes because of unexpected technical difficulties and problems caused by student users, GW e-mail officials said. I’ve switched my password like five times, junior Lisa Canarick said. I can get into Telnet, […]

Classifieds (9/7)

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Fraternity house goes dry

GW’s Sigma Nu chapter must raise its cumulative GPA by next semester in order to host alcoholic events in its house under a policy passed by the fraternity’s national organization last month.The fraternity’s 59th Grand Chapter, a governing body that meets every two years, passed a policy mandating all Sigma Nu chapters hold cumulative GPAs […]

Classifieds (9/5)

Classified Ads ANNOUNCEMENTS HOUSING Rent, DC FOR SALE Furniture General SERVICES Health Travel Tutoring Typing OPPORTUNITIES General EMPLOYMENT Child Care Full Time Internships, Paid Internships, Unpaid On Campus Part Time Work Study

Rainforest group fights corporation

The Rainforest Action Network, a group dedicated to fighting corporate interests detrimental to the environment and human rights, is rallying support at GW. Founded in 1985, the California-based organization recently turned its attention to Citigroup, the amalgamation of Citibank and Salomon, Smith, Barney, now North America’s largest financial institution. RAN members said Citibank funds environmentally […]

GW officials share science of J Street service

GW Dining Services has come under scrutiny lately as students adjusting to new schedules brave long lines for sandwiches and coffee. Although J Street officials said they continue to evaluate GW’s food service, some food service professionals said there is more that can be done to maximize efficiency and, ultimately, customer satisfaction. Several professionals in […]