September 28, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 15

Stories from the September 28, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Grants boost GW research

Spending on research at GW has jumped 48 percent in five years, with $67.3 million spent in fiscal year 1999 alone, according to University data. GW has also received more money in grants from federal agencies, private foundations and businesses that it did in recent years. The University raised $46.7 million from federal resources during […]

The Mehran is the real deal for Arab food

Originally Published 09/28/00 3.5/5 hatchets The smell of a charcoal grill with smoke wafting over your head. The din of heated conversations. A brightly-lit room with a few tables and a variety of languages. A second floor that advertises itself as space for praying. When you step into Mehran, you are greeted with an atmosphere […]

Nader deserves debate snub

Most of us would agree that a viable third party candidate for president would be good for the political process. Ralph Nader is not this candidate. In the Sept. 18 issue of The Hatchet, Michael Sieburg wrote an editorial in favor of Ralph Nader’s inclusion in the October presidential debates. Nader should not be included. […]

Stars visit D.C. to Remember the Titans

Bright spot lights. Red Carpet. Fabulously dressed celebrities. Paparazzi. It was a sight common to Hollywood, but this was Connecticut Avenue. Actors, film executives and former football players gathered at the Cineplex Odeon near Cleveland Park, for the premiere of Remember the Titans (Disney). The big names from Hollywood were even paid a surprise visit […]

Forum: Plan ignores academics, community

What has our University become? Four years ago I came to GW with a promise of unparalleled opportunities. The phrase Something Happens Here not only referred to a student’s campus prospects but the use of the entire District as its extended classroom. At the time, we were the largest and brightest class to ever enter […]

Classifieds (9/28)

Classified Ads ANNOUNCEMENTS HOUSING Sublets FOR SALE Furniture General SERVICES Health Travel Tutoring General OPPORTUNITIES Donors General EMPLOYMENT Full Time Internships, Paid On Campus Part Time

Forum: Best option to protect students’ rights

GW’s history as a commuter school has left the endowment weak relative to Harvard and other such schools. As a result, the University’s ability to strengthen academics, build more residence halls and create a world-class institution is dependent on only two things: student tuition and investment properties. If the BZA imposes a cap on University […]

Political groups face off

The leaders of the GW College Republicans and GW College Democrats squared off live on WRGW radio Tuesday evening to inform students about the platforms of presidential candidates Al Gore and George W. Bush. CD President Anjan Choudhury and CR Chairman Bill Eldridge debated issues from defense to education for more than an hour in […]

Containing conflict

One of the clearest arguments in for favor of intervention was spoken nearly sixty years ago by a Haitian diplomat at the League of Nations in 1935. He said, All nations of the world, big or small, weak or mighty, we must act now or one day we will be somebody’s Ethiopia. Very simply it […]

Fashion faux pas or sartorial elegance?

I know you’re out there you ultra-liberal fashion critics. I hear your comments on how snobby GW has become, and what a shame it is. But let’s get serious; there’s more to campus style than dark jeans and a matching jean jacket with a Harve Chapelier sac or a Prada bag. As one of the […]