October 26, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 23

Stories from the October 26, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

District bias?

Under pressure from neighborhood residents, the D.C. government is considering whether to veto GW’s future building plans unless the University agrees to cap the number of GW students living in Foggy Bottom at current levels. That recommendation, by the D.C. Office of Planning, is now being considered by the D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment. The […]

Commencement calamity

My roommate called the Registrar’s Office to find out how many tickets were available to each senior for the Commencement ceremony. The director told her the information was not available because it had not yet been decided whether graduation would be on the Ellipse or in the MCI Center. Curious, I made the same phone […]

Classifieds (10/23)

Classified Ads ANNOUNCEMENTS HOUSING Roommates Wanted Sale, Metro Sublets FOR SALE Electronics Furniture General SERVICES Health Travel Tutoring General OPPORTUNITIES Donors General EMPLOYMENT Full Time Part Time On Campus

Staff editorial: Up in smoke

A Munson Hall oven caught fire and filled the building with smoke Wednesday. In light of the January Seton Hall fire that was responsible for three deaths, GW students and the University must be vigilant in preventing a similarly catastrophic fire at GW. While GW is not unique in providing kitchens to its students, there […]

Classifieds (10/26)

Classified Ads ANNOUNCEMENTS General HOUSING Roommates Wanted Sale, Metro Sublets FOR SALE General SERVICES Health Travel Tutoring General OPPORTUNITIES Donors General EMPLOYMENT Child Care Full Time On Campus Part Time

Greek gaffe

As members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council, we are writing this letter to inform GW community of our protest of Greek Week, which took place last week, Oct. 18-22. This initiative was intended to create a sense of community and also represent the bond that we as Greek-letter organizations have with one another. It is, […]

District stops GW construction

The University will restart construction on the Elliott School of International Affairs site Thursday after the District shut it down for six days for not having a proper construction permit. The D.C. Consumer and Regulatory Agency posted a Stop Work sign on the site Oct. 19 for working without a permit or permit not posted […]

HMO no-no

I take issue with Dan Moss’ October 19 Forum piece, Record shows Bush backs patients. Mr. Moss claims erroneously that Gov. George W. Bush signed numerous patient protection bills including one to allow patients to appeal denials of care through an independent review process and take HMOs to court. In fact, Bush fought vigorously against […]

Program Board reformats graduate branch

Program Board formed the Graduate Programming Committee in late September to better represent graduate students. The group replaces the Graduate and Professional Student Alliance. The decision was initiated by the Program Board in order to represent the entire graduate student population, said Alicia O’Neil, PB graduate affairs chair. The agreement was written by me and […]