October 2, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 16

Stories from the October 2, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

National Gallery opens exhibit featuring five centuries of art

The National Gallery of Art has collected a smorgasbord of paintings for its newest exhibition, Art for the Nation: Collecting for a New Century, which opens October 1. The 140 works in Art for the Nation are arranged chronologically, beginning with Nuremberg’s The Raising of the Cross (circa 1480-1490) to Sol LeWitt’s Wavy Brushstrokes (1996). […]

Students adjust to life in U.S.

When senior Jason Teo Chutat first arrived at GW from Singapore in August, he said he was very nervous. He was forced to adjust to different customs, languages and classroom environments. The classes at GW have a lot of discussion and interaction among students and teachers, which takes a while to get used to, he […]

Mojave 3 provide a quiet alternative on new album

When bands breakup and members go on to form other groups they produce sound different from the past. Post-punk downers Joy Division, after the death of singer Ian Curtis and subsequent break-up, became the more dance-friendly New Order. After the suicide of Kurt Cobain, members of Nirvana went on to form the much more upbeat […]

SBPM ranks in third tier

Business Week magazine included GW’s School of Business and Public Management in its master’s degree rankings for the first time, placing it in the magazine’s third tier of schools. Robert Moll, SBPM’s director of communications, said he and other SBPM officials are pleased with GW’s inclusion in the rankings in this week’s cover story, The […]

GW classes follow political campaigns

GW professors are utilizing the University’s location to educate students about politics and government as the November elections draw near. Sarah Binder, an assistant professor of political science, said she begins each class with a discussion on political parties and interest groups. She said these discussions focus on political news related to course material in […]

Company eliminates online note services

Online notes publisher Versity.com no longer emphasizes its note-taking services after a merger with Collegeclub.com. Students searching for Versity.com online are forwarded to Collegeclub.com, a Web site that offers academic tutorials in a variety of subject areas. Last year Versity.com paid students to take notes for classes. These notes were then listed on the Web […]

Students create memorial fund

Tom Weaver was just like any other GW student. He rowed crew, was co-director of political affairs for the GW College Republicans, worked on John McCain’s presidential campaign, coached youth basketball and planned to join the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. It is this image of an energetic, fun-loving man that Weaver’s friends said they want […]

Crossfire visits GW

CNN will air its political debate program Crossfire live from GW’s Lisner Auditorium Oct. 2-6. One show will air each of the five days starting at 7:30 p.m. Hosts Bill Press, Mary Matalin and Robert Novack, along with the week’s guests, will take questions from the audience during the five shows. Tickets have been on […]

Give thought a chance

Ever wonder why events like the Olympics seem good from afar, but once they happen, they seem far from good? For instance, these Olympics were supposed to be great – the Aussie games from Down Under and any other catchphrase or story of human drama that NBC can ram down our throats. By now we […]

Fraternity hosts canned-food drive

The Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity will host a canned-food drive to benefit a local food bank this week. Members said they hope to collect 50,000 pounds of canned food for the Capital Area Food Bank by placing collection boxes throughout campus this week. The drive is the fraternity’s major philanthropic event of the school year. […]