October 26, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 23

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

Student wins $50,000 on game show

Pat Sajak and Vanna White witnessed the brainpower of a GW student in action this last week when junior Matt Farber won $51,200 in cash and prizes The Wheel of Fortune. It’s really unbelievable, Farber said. He won $48,200 in cash and a $3,000 gift certificate to an online sporting goods store. I’m going to […]

Local bands visit Quad for free concert

Ten bands playing on the Quad. Six hours of free music. Beginning at noon on Saturday, the WRGW-sponsored Octoberfest 2000 will rock GW with bands such as Ebo, Phaser, River City Rebels, Squatweiler, CombinationLOCK and Cropduster. The local bands play to a different drum, ranging from Ebo and Cropduster’s modern alternative rock and pop to […]

Counseling Center hosts stress management workshop

The University Counseling Center hosted a time and stress management workshop in Funger Hall Monday night to help students cope with the pressure of college life. The workshop focused on ways to alleviate stress by using time efficiently. More isn’t better! Debra Davis, associate director of the GW Counseling Center, said to begin the workshop. […]

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)

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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