September 14, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 11

Stories from the September 14, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Residents testify against plan at hearing

The Foggy Bottom Advisory Neighborhood Commission voiced concern about GW’s campus plan at a Board of Zoning Adjustment hearing Wednesday afternoon. The hearing was a continuation of testimony begun at an April 26 hearing, at which the BZA heard GW’s presentation of its campus plan. University and ANC officials presented their views on the legality […]

Quote of the week

Economics professor Robert M. Dunn Jr. comparing the protesters at GW with those at Indiana University who protested the firing of basketball coach Bobby Knight: At least they debate over something serious, not over whether a misbehaved basketball coach is fired.

Caustic campaign?

I have spent a fairly sizeable portion of the past year becoming the most educated voter I can. I carefully weigh the policy prescriptions of every candidate and, even if I have decided not to vote for one of them, I take care to know his or her stance on the issues. This morning, what […]

Staff shortage causes slow mail delivery

Students in GW residence halls waiting for letters from mom may have noticed their mailboxes are void of the normal load of correspondence, bills and junk mail. It’s not because parents, friends and retailers have forgotten them, but because mail has not been sorted and placed in their boxes yet, said Lorian Elisa-Hill, a Thurston […]

Colonials’ 2000-01 basketball schedules are announced

The GW men’s and women’s basketball schedules have been released for the 2000-01 season. The schedules feature St. John’s University and the University of Tennessee for the men, and the defending-champion University of Connecticut Huskies for the women. Men’s Head Coach Tom Penders and the Colonials, who return all of last year’s starters including SirValiant […]

Living it up

I just wanted to congratulate Gayle Horwitz for her piece on enjoying living in D.C. In your undergraduate tenure at GW, you can very easily lose sight of living in one of the coolest places in the world. Not many other people get a chance to go to the Capitol on Labor Day to see […]

GW mourns loss of pilot

GW mourns loss of pilotRecent graduate dies during Navy training Jump p. 11Graduate remembered for warm personality by Becky GuyonHatchet Reporter Ensign Kristopher Krohne, a GW graduate, died Sept. 6 in an airplane crash during a routine Navy Reserves training mission near Vance Air Force Base in Enid, Okla. Krohne, who graduated in May, was […]

Golf Brief

Ryan Day places 7th out of 104 at Navy Invitational The GW golf team placed 12th out of 20 teams at last weekend’s United States Naval Academy Fall Invitational, finishing 27 strokes off the pace set by the University of Richmond. The highlight over the weekend for the Colonials was the play of senior Ryan […]

GW opens home season with a win

Any critics claiming that the current loss of GW captain Michael Goldman will hamper the men’s soccer team were proven wrong Tuesday when the Colonials opened their home season with a 1-0 victory over St. Francis College (N.Y.) at South Riding Field. GW’s victory improved its record to 3-1, while the visiting Terriers fell to […]

IFC passes GW suggestions

The Interfraternity Council passed Tuesday 12 of the 13 amendments GW recommended to the council’s self-governance policy, putting the program closer to implementation. We’re extremely close to an agreement, but I expect we’ll need another two weeks, IFC President Jay Levin said. Both the University and the council want (self-governance). Director of Greek Affairs Tracie […]