October 12, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 19

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

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 […]

Native Americans protest Columbus

(U-WIRE) EAST LANSING, Mich. – Native Americans – and everyone else – have the right to protest Columbus Day. On Monday night, about 200 people gathered at the rock on Farm Lane to celebrate Indigenous People’s Day, which protests the federal observance of Columbus Day. A forum about the holiday was held earlier that day […]

Funding defense

In recent comments to The GW Hatchet, Student Association President David Burt expressed his dissatisfaction over the proposed 2000-2001 SA budget (SA Senate approves funding for student groups, Sept. 28, p. 1). The prime target of his attack was the funding proposal for the Medical Center Student Council. Burt has misrepresented the council. Like all […]

Department error delays student aid

A misunderstanding between the Office of Student Financial Assistance and several student lending agencies has caused many students to receive letters requesting loan payments, even though they have not graduated. For example, senior Jessica McClish said she received a loan repayment schedule when she followed up with her lender about a loan to pay the […]

Quote of the Week

Freshman Karen Morchower commenting on her roommate getting turned away from the GW Hospital: Even when you’re dying you still have to go through the red tape.