September 11, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 10

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

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 […]

Cypress Hill rocks GW

GW students and staff took to the Quad Saturday afternoon to eat free food, grab giveaways and watch rap group Cypress Hill perform its classic hip-hop hits. Program Board’s annual Fall Fest was – by most student accounts – a success. About 3,500 students drifted from cotton candy and snow cone stands to an inflatable […]

Gators bite down on GW’s winning streak

The GW volleyball team established itself as a team that can compete with nationally-ranked opponents at the Golden Bear Classic this weekend. But the Colonials failed to prove that they can beat them, as they dropped a three-game match to 12th-ranked University of Florida at the Recreational Center in Berkeley, Calif., Friday GW attacked the […]

Experts question Columbia Plaza rental rate hike

Legal experts said Columbia Plaza management may have overstepped its legal bounds by increasing rent up to 40 percent for some residents and requiring students to sign a notice when new roommates move in. Legal advisers and city officials at a Columbia Plaza Tenants Association meeting Thursday urged angry tenants, especially students, to immediately examine […]

GW polo team shows promise at tourney

The men’s water polo team finished 1-3 at this weekend’s Princeton Open but showed signs of promise, Head Coach Scott Reed said. GW (3-5) defeated Slippery Rock University 14-4, but lost to nationally-ranked opponents St. Francis College (17-5), Princeton University (13-7) and Queens College (12-8). Overall, as a team we’ve improved greatly over last weekend, […]

Senior residents still live in GW residence halls

Welcome to your residence hall. Your neighbors to one side are sophomores from the East Coast. Your neighbor to the other side? For some GW students it’s an elderly woman who speaks with an eastern European accent, an aged ex-Olympian or maybe even a retired nurse who worked in the GW Hospital. This situation is […]

GW hosts charity game

The second-annual Congressional vs. Lobbyist charity basketball game will be played Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Smith Center and will feature former professional football player Rep. Steve Largent (R-OK). The game will benefit Hill Staffers for the Hungry and Homeless, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization devoted to serving the needy in the D.C. area, and […]