October 30, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 24

Stories from the October 30, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Staff editorial: Commencement solutions

The Student Association passed a resolution Tuesday demanding that GW continue its tradition of holding Commencement on the Ellipse. While students and administrators agree that the Ellipse is the best venue for the ceremony, factors beyond the University’s control may force GW to seek another site. GW should keep its promise to hold Commencement on […]

Students doubt SA progress

Members of the Student Association said the SA Senate has passed fewer pieces of legislation so far than in previous years because members are focusing on issues that affect more people and trying to write legislation that makes a difference. The Senate, which convenes weekly, has passed four pieces of legislation since the beginning of […]

A’s for effort?

I am writing to voice my strong objection to the article Students choose the `easy A’ over a hard course (Oct. 19, p. 8) and the accompanying table of percentages of students who expect to receive an A. The article, along with the supporting table, give the impression that, in Economics 11 as well as […]

Student voters weigh options, vote absentee

Many GW students have beat others to the ballot box by casting their vote for president through absentee ballots to their home states. Registering at their home county offices, students have received ballots in the past few weeks. Students must fill out the ballots and mail them to their county offices by their home state’s […]

Make no mistake: Yanks just evil

As a Hatchet editorial board alumna, still-faithful reader and native New Englander, I couldn’t resist responding to Rooting for the lesser of two evils (Oct. 26, p. 20). Since my fellow Boston Red Sox fan Lauren Silva was so moved by her viewing of a recent documentary about Joe DiMaggio, perhaps she’d like to read […]

Service day forgotten

We are writing to you with regard to The National Gandhi Day of Service, an annual national community service project in which GW took part on Sept. 30. We were disappointed to see that The Hatchet chose not to cover the project even though one of our coordinators personally came by The Hatchet office to […]

Men’s soccer clinches berth

the first time in eight years after clinching a playoff berth this weekend by punishing Xavier 4-1 at South Riding Field. Heading into Friday’s game, GW (9-5-2, 6-3-1 A-10) was in fourth place, needing one win and a Duquesne loss to clinch the final qualifying spot for the Atlantic 10 Championships. After GW’s victory, Temple’s […]

Men’s and women’s swimming defeat Duquesne

The GW men’s and women’s swimming teams both defeated Duquesne Saturday afternoon at the Smith Center with a combined 21 first-place finishes.Senior Wes Teter, who won the 100-yard free, the 50-yard free and the 400-yard medley relay led for the men’s team.Freshman Kristen Fagley led the GW women, winning the 200-yard and 100-yard free.Both teams […]

Hatchet power rankings

1. Tennessee Titans – A win in Washington Monday night secures the Titans the top spot.2. Oakland Raiders3. St. Louis Rams – Doesn’t matter who the quarterback is, the Rams will put up the points.4. Miami Dolphins – First half against Green Bay could have led to Miami’s demise after last week. Strong comeback victory.5. […]