October 12, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 19

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

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.

Forum: Israelis jeopardize peace

Israelis claim to work hard to resolve their differences with Palestinians to establish a lasting peace. However, the Israeli government allowed hard-line opposition Likud Party leader Ariel Sharon to visit with an armed escort what is known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Haram al-Sharif. This is the same Ariel […]

Family Weekend and Restaurant Guide: Restaurant offers fine Italian cuisine

Every town has a restaurant like Luigi’s. A few families, a few guys on dates and Chianti bottles with candle-wax dripping down the side create a familiar scene. Although the restaurant’s menu is far from adventurous, the old favorites, like the parmagianas, the pastas, the fried mozzarella, are reminiscent of good old-fashioned Italian cooking. Luigi’s […]