October 5, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 17

Stories from the October 5, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Truth in education debate

Bryan O’Keefe’s recent account of my remarks in the Sept. 21 edition of The Hatchet titled Convocation education is a gross distortion of what I actually said at the Convocation Sept. 19. Those who attended the meeting will recall that I did give fair hearing to the positions of both Vice President Al Gore and […]

Students await faster service

Five weeks into the school year, students say they are frustrated by long lines at J Street despite assurances from Dining Services officials that speed and efficiency would improve with time. I think it’s ridiculous how long the lines can be, freshman Christina Hayes said. There’s nothing you can do; there should be more choices. […]

Quote of the Week

Student Mike Melen, commenting on the possibility of Mount Vernon allowing male residents: A co-ed campus is a good addition to Mount Vernon. But everyone will say going co-ed is a good idea as long as they don’t have to live there themselves.

Campus groups embrace nationwide voting drive

Political groups and activists at GW are joining national voter registration efforts to encourage political participation among young voters. And college campuses are their main target. College campuses are the number one place to start voter registration, said Shannon Flaherty, GW College Republicans vice chairman. GW student groups are spreading enthusiasm for the election through […]

SA, Burt battle to protect students

You may never see my name plastered on the walls of the Marvin Center or on buttons worn by campaigners, but I am an officer of the Student Association. You don’t hear too much about other individuals in the executive branch, but they are the hardest working members of the organization. They are the ones […]

Local NFL games of the week

Games of the Week Baltimore (4-1) at Jacksonville (2-3)The Ravens have shut out three divisional opponents already this season, but don’t look for a fourth in Jacksonville Sunday night. These two teams along with Tennessee are the top three in a top-heavy division that also features three of the worst teams in football. While the […]

Virginia crushes GW

Riding a two-game winning streak Tuesday, the GW women’s soccer found its growing confidence to be no help against No. 15 University of Virginia as the host Cavaliers pummeled the Colonials 7-0 in Charlottesville, Va. Only days after GW and Atlantic 10 Player of the Week Erin Coppedge defeated Temple and St. Joseph’s on the […]

Classifieds (10/2)

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MVC explores co-ed option

The University will propose changes for the Mount Vernon Campus to the Board of Trustees later this month, including a switch to co-educational living in some of the campus’s residence halls and a greater presence of the University Honors Program. I think from a programming standpoint and given the interests of students and the change […]

Solid Day for Colonials

The GW golf team came to play at its inaugural Rehoboth Beach Invitational placing second overall in the 15-team competition held last weekend at Rehoboth Beach, Del. The Colonials finished the two-round invitational with a team score of 606, just five strokes behind Iona College and five strokes ahead of the University of Maryland. I […]