September 11, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 10

Stories from the September 11, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Staff editorial: Disgraceful decision

To get behind the wheel with a blood alcohol level nearly three times the legal limit was almost as dangerous as pointing a loaded gun into a room full of people and firing. According to The Washington Post, these harsh words were spoken by D.C. Superior Court Judge Ann O’Regan Keary as she levied a […]

Construction noise concerns residents

Students living on GW’s Mount Vernon campus said they are frustrated about construction and renovation projects throughout their campus. (The construction) makes doing anything outside of the dorm a hassle because you have to go out of your way to get anywhere – like the dining hall, classes or the shuttle, said Maralyn Tocco, a […]

Staff editorial: Expansion enigma

GW administrators have refused to listen to the concerns of students and the complaints of the University’s Foggy Bottom neighbors in the past. But now the D.C. government may force the issue by finally taking a stand against GW’s voracious appetite for purchasing District property. The mayor’s Office of Planning recommended the Board of Zoning […]

Journalist Helen Thomas will speak at Convocation

GW will hold its Opening Convocation Tuesday, featuring former White House correspondent Helen Thomas. The only thing I can really do is inspire students in college, Thomas said. They’re going to have to face the real world soon. Thomas, who writes a column for Hearst Newspapers, joined the School of Media and Public Affairs as […]

Letters to the editor

Moderate measures Regarding your editorial (Security snafu, Sept. 7), thank you for taking an interest in Gelman Library. Often the accomplishments and problems of the library are ignored, so I’m glad for the attention, even if it is negative. In the future, if you want all the facts before you write an editorial or article […]

Serving up a side of BA beef

Am I a cow? This is the thought that blasted through my head right in the middle of my philosophy class. A look of despair crossed my face as if I had just been told that the Meximelt machine at Taco Bell is broken for the fifth time in four days. I am in the […]

District office rejects GW campus plan

The mayor’s Office of Planning recommended in a report Friday that the Board of Zoning Adjustment deny GW’s campus plan because the plan does not conform to District code. Although the BZA makes the final decision regarding the campus plan, a negative endorsement from the planning office could sideline the proposal. The BZA, which is […]

Men’s cross country finishes in third place

The GW men?_s cross country team displayed the fruits of its pre-season effort Saturday afternoon, finishing third out of six teams in the U.S. Naval Academy Invitational at Annapolis, Md. Freshman Darrell Andruski led the Colonials in his debut, placing 15th out of 60 runners. Andruski finished the five-mile course in 26:02, just 52 seconds […]

The Heurich House Hidden uncovers D.C. secrets

You have family and friends coming in for the weekend to visit and it is your job to entertain them. They have come all this way. They want to see Washington. You suggest the Smithsonian; they have been there. You suggest the FDR Memorial; they have seen it. You suggest a White House tour; they […]

GW students follow national trends

GW’s incoming class is more interested in learning and discussing politics than the general college freshman population, according to surveys of the high school habits of college freshmen conducted by the Chronicle of Higher Education and GW. The Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac published a yearly compilation of statistical information about college students and universities […]