October 12, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 19

Stories from the October 12, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Executive looks at eBay success

Pierre Omidyar, founder and chairman of internet auction powerhouse eBay Inc., spoke with GW business students about the past, present and future of eBay and the technology industry Wednesday afternoon. After receiving GW’s School of Business and Public Management Entrepreneur of the Year Award at a luncheon earlier in the day, Omidyar spent his afternoon […]

Classifieds (10/12)

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Latinos celebrate culture

Latinos for Progress and the GW Latino community are hosting their first-ever in-depth celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which ends this week. The celebration features nine main events, including a sequence of parties, a heritage exhibit and a speaker series. Students here are proud of our culture, we want to increase awareness and celebrate […]

Virginia tears down church-state wall

For thousands of years, people were obligated to attend state-sponsored churches constantly looking over their shoulder’s to make sure they were attending services sanctioned by Big Brother. In the United States after the ratification of the First Amendment’s mandate that Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise […]

Classifieds (10/9)

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GW Hospital diverts patient

Claire Fidelman’s ambulance was a few blocks away from the GW Hospital when it turned around and headed across town to Georgetown University Hospital after she was hit by a car in front of Francis Scott Key Hall Sept. 27. The driver said `We can’t go’ and made a U-turn, said Fidelman’s friend Karen Morchower, […]

Forum: Palestinians must make peace

Sustaining progress in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process is like climbing a sand dune – every step forward seems to be followed by two steps back. The most recent wave of violence in Israel and the breakdown of peace talks illustrate that the peace process is stumbling. The Palestinians appear firmly intent on ruining Israel and […]