November 13, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 28

Stories from the November 13, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Students Take Back the Night

A snake-like line of marchers wound their way through GW’s campus Friday night as about 70 men and women joined a spontaneous march to take a stand against rape and sexual assault after GW’s annual Take Back the Night Rally. Out of the houses and into the streets; no more women raped and beat, marchers […]

Classifieds (11/13)

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GW considers recycling changes

GW is considering adding a new garbage handler to improve flaws in its recycling program and recycle more waste, Facilities Management officials said. The University will recycle at least 20 percent of its waste – almost three times more than recent averages – if GW adds Consolidated Waste Industries as a waste handler, said Tony […]

Water dampens Webmail

The University shut down Webmail, research computer systems, GWeb registration functions and other computer networks after water flooded the basement of the Academic Center Friday morning. All systems were back online at 10:07 a.m. Sunday morning. A sewage backup started in Smith Hall of the Academic Center, causing water to rush into the B1 and […]

Students debate FAFSA drug question

Students applying for financial aid this year will be denied federal money if they have been convicted of drug crimes. While the drug question added to applications in July has not affected many GW students, some say it is an unfair rule. Question 28 of the 104-question 2000-01 FAFSA asks if the aid applicant has […]

Muslims protest embargo

Students from five D.C.-area universities listened to a Persian Gulf War veteran, sat in silence together and quietly launched a post-card campaign against U.S. sanctions in Iraq during an hour of silence Saturday in Kogan Plaza. Ten organizations, including GW’s Arab Student Association and Muslim Students Associations from Georgetown, American, Howard and George Mason universities, […]

BZA postpones campus plan vote

The D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment postponed its vote on GW’s campus plan to Dec. 12 from the scheduled Nov. 15 vote. The BZA needs more time to review the information because the D.C. Office of Planning submitted information late, said Charles Barber, senior counsel for the University. We welcome the opportunity for the board […]

City doubles rush hour parking fines

Parking fines in sections of Foggy Bottom could double from $50 to $100 in high-traffic areas during rush hour if the D.C. City Council passes an October resolution from Mayor Anthony Williams (D). The new fine program will apply to all of the District’s major streets and about half of the minor and secondary streets, […]

Former Capitol Hill aide heads Media Relations

GW added two old names and a former Capitol Hill insider to its University Relations office this year to replace former Media Relations Director Barbara Porter and increase GW’s visibility across the nation. New Director of Media Relations Gretchen King and Assistant Director Bob Ludwig will handle Porter’s responsibilities. Porter left the office to work […]

Ruling may help GW unionization

Members of GW’s Graduate Teaching Assistant Adjunct Alliance say they are continuing to work with the United Auto Workers to form a union for GW’s graduate assistants and adjunct faculty, following the National Labor Relations Board Nov. 1 ruling that allowed graduate teaching assistants at New York University to unionize. If there was a union, […]