September 21, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 13

Stories from the September 21, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Convocation miseducation

In response to the article that appeared concerning the Opening Convocation (Thomas speaks at Convocation, Sept. 14, p. 1), I feel it’s necessary to address several inaccuracies voiced during the ceremony by Dr. Mary Hatwood Futrell. This year’s Opening Convocation was designed to allow students to become more familiar with the upcoming presidential election by […]

Classifieds (9/21)

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Gore highlights Howard U.

I would like to thank The Hatchet for its work on the article Gore speaks at Howard (Sept. 17, p 1). As an African-American Washingtonian, I am always proud to see the city’s historically-black institutions given the respect they deserve. As the article correctly pointed out, Howard University has served as a prestigious higher education […]

Classifieds (9/18)

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University unveils Pushkin sculpture

Students, professors and Russian dignitaries gathered to see the unveiling of a sculpture built in honor of Russian author Aleksandr Pushkin Wednesday. The statue is to honor Pushkin’s memory, said Gpiaotrieff Duritry, a Russian native and specialist in Russian studies at Georgetown University. He is not only a Russian figure, but also an international figure, […]

FALL SPORT PREVEW

<a Fall preview – Volleyball goes for A-10 Championship September 7, 1999: RACE Despite decades of work, blacks at GW still find themselves in a gray area…

GTAAA changes focus to garnering student support

An advocacy group for part-time faculty and graduate teaching assistants is concentrating on informing students about their concerns this year. GW’s Graduate Teaching Assistant Adjunct Alliance will continue to explore working conditions of part-time teachers and teaching assistants, but emphasize broadcasting its message, said Kevin Mahoney, a member of the group’s organizing committee. Mahoney, a […]

Golf struggles at James Madison Invitational

Without two of its top four players last weekend, the GW golf team struggled at the James Madison Invitational in Harrisonburg, Va., and finished last out of 17 teams. The team played without senior Darren Ressler, who fell ill the day before the competition, and junior Tim Derdenger, who is recovering from a summer shoulder […]

Howard protests police slaying

Howard University students took advantage of national media coverage for Vice President Al Gore’s address last Friday to protest the police slaying of Howard student Prince Jones. Students packed Cramton Auditorium, chanted the slain man’s name and held signs to call attention to the issue of police brutality. Jones was shot in his Jeep Cherokee […]

GW out-manned against Patriots

George Mason’s Eduardo Lima scored on a penalty kick in the 110th minute to give the visiting Patriots a controversial 3-2 double-overtime victory over the Colonials Wednesday afternoon at South Riding Field. Lima’s kick resulted from a GW foul in the penalty area after a Colonials turnover. George Mason was able to apply constant pressure […]