GW students burst into tears, jumped in excitement, sank solemnly into leather couches and shouted preliminary results into their cell phones early Wednesday morning in the Hippodrome, as an emotional night of poll-watching drew to an end and Gov. George W. Bush was declared the next President of the United States. We’ve got a Republican […]
November 9, 2000
Volume 97, Issue 27
Stories from the November 9, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.
Bill Eldridge, chairman of the GW College Republicans, at 2:20 a.m. Wednesday morning: We’ve got a Republican president! We’ve got a Republican House!
Members of Congress were not the only ones on Capitol Hill who were worried about losing their jobs Tuesday night. Many GW students who intern for senators and congressmen said they worried election results would affect their internships if their candidate did not win. The results of the House election brought Democrats a net gain […]
The GW men’s basketball team stormed past the California East All-Stars 120-78 Wednesday night at the Smith Center, unleashing a high-powered offensive display that saw six Colonials score in double-digits. Sophomore Chris Monroe led GW with 27 points while junior Jaason Smith added 22 points in only 18 minutes of play. Smith shot 10-for-13 from […]
Many GW students went to bed early Wednesday morning thinking a new president had been elected. Hours later, they awoke to realize that the nation is still unsure whether Vice President Al Gore or Gov. George W. Bush will serve as the 43rd President of the United States. This election is wild, it went one […]
Three-time Atlantic 10 Player of the Week Tracee Brown recorded a double-double with 18 kills and 13 digs, leading the GW volleyball team to an easy three-game victory over visiting La Salle Tuesday night at the Smith Center. The win gave the Colonials (22-5, 13-2 A-10) a half-game lead over Temple, which hosts Rhode Island […]
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GW senior Jeff Marootian will replace GW graduate Stephen Mandelbaum as Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner for district 2A06 in January after he gained 92 of 93 votes in an uncontested race Tuesday. District 2A06 includes Munson Hall, JBKO, Fulbright Hall, Strong Hall, The Schenley, The President and other locations outsides campus limits. Marootian said he will […]