November 2, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 25

Stories from the November 2, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Death of a governor

On Monday, Oct. 16 America lost a great leader. The life of Gov. Mel Carnahan of Missouri is a fine tribute to the profession of public service and the honor and integrity to which citizens active in the political community should aspire. Personal ambition or pride seeking, qualities often associated with American politicians, did not […]

Classifieds (11/02)

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Flyer destruction is cowardly

Freedom of speech, one of the most prominent constitutional rights, grants us the freedom to express our thoughts, emotions and differences. This vital right has been violated here on campus by the hands of cowardly people. Members of the Arab Student Association, the Muslim Student Association and the International Socialist Organization have been posting fliers […]

Election to determine students’ futures

Imagine you were a 35-year-old mechanic with a wife and kid who is sick without health care to support you and all you see is ad after ad telling you only one side is right. I’m not that guy, and I cannot be him. However, I made a choice in this election based on who […]

University crime recorded online

Students and parents can now compare safety for GW and other colleges since the Department of Education started posting crime statistics online two weeks ago. The Department of Education began posting crime statistics for all participating universities on the internet in accordance with a revision to the Clery Act, a federal mandate requiring schools across […]

Hip-hop redemption

In Boston Judd Katz and his friend, Jon Gordon, are getting ready to graffiti on a summer night in 1999. Judd stands out in his Charlestown neighborhood in terms of his appearance, the way he talks and the way he thinks. From just one conversation with Judd, you would have no idea that he comes […]

District vies for statehood

As voters prepare to hit the voting booths next week for the presidential election, some D.C. politicians are centering their attention on a different kind of vote – a vote in Congress. Although D.C. has a city council and mayor, all budgetary and legislative decisions made by the city must be approved by Congress, including […]

Staff editorial: Encouraging statistics

Campus crime statistics are now available online on both the University’s web site and the U.S. Department of Education’s homepage. The statistics help parents and students objectively evaluate campus safety, but problems with the reporting system do exist. The federal Clery Act, passed in 1986 after the murder of a Lehigh University student, requires colleges […]

SA posts Academic Update

The Student Association posted the Spring 2000 Academic Update and part of the SA test file on its Web site this week. The Academic Update provides data from surveys in which students rate classes and professors in a variety of categories, including speaking styles of professors, the amount of homework classes require and the grade […]