October 19, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 21

Stories from the October 19, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Sigelman named editor of political science review

GW political science professor Lee Sigelman was recently named as the editor of the American Political Science Review.It is a place where political scientists write for other political scientists, Sigelman said about the APSR. First published in 1906, it is the foremost publication of academic research on politics, according to a University press release.It is […]

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Million Family March draws thousands to Mall

As Ernestine Buck sat among thousands of people from all walks of life on the National Mall Monday for the Million Family March, she reflected on the same sense of enthusiasm she experienced as an activist in the 1963 March on Washington for civil rights. Now, almost 40 years later, the Northwest D.C. grandmother says […]

Program unites students from same home states

The Ambassador Program, which links freshmen with upperclassmen from their home state, has doubled its membership in its second year at GW. The number of ambassadors in the program has jumped from 100 to more than 200 this year, said Raina Lenney, retention assistant of Academic Planning and Assessment. The University also extended the program […]

Mentors question terms

Students participating in the Academic Mentor program said they were misled about the terms of their positions in the program’s first year of expansion to all first-year residence halls. The program places sophomores in freshmen residence halls to help new students with their academics. Several of the nine mentors said they thought they would receive […]

SA losing its way?

A lengthy tenure as an official of the Student Association is not a common phenomenon. Last week SA President David Burt fired Dining Services Commission Director Christian Berle last week, and SA Vice President for Public Affairs Liz Cox quit over frustrations with internal nit-picking. With this latest round of SA departures, students must question […]

Marching madness

Gathering in public places to defend a position or oppose a policy is an American tradition enshrined in the Bill of Rights. But these assemblies lose their meaning when the public is over-saturated with unfocused marches, walks and rallies. Monday’s Million Family March is the most recent example of events in the name of activism […]

Teaching peace

Imagine an Israeli boy sitting at a computer in a classroom with other students. There are two teachers in the room and the student is sending another e-mail before class is over. It does not sound like anything earth shattering. But in this case it is. One of the teachers in the class is Israeli, […]

Preempting prejudice

The letter titled Race wild card by Eric Marlow (Oct. 10) shows that there is still a lot of ignorance in the world. Apparently he missed my point about the importance of acknowledging ethnic and racial differences in America. Although vaguely stated, Marlow suggests that there isn’t a big difference between Arabs, Pakistanis and Indians. […]