November 16, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 29

Stories from the November 16, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

WEB-ONLY: GW helps Congress use the Web

GW and the Congressional Management Foundation received a $978,000 grant from the Pew Charitable Trusts to conduct the Congress Online Project, a joint two-year study of Congressional Web sites and online communication. The project, which aims to strengthen communications between congressional representatives and their constituents, will focus on the challenges and opportunities of online communications. […]

Forum: Grad schools focus interests, give direction

As this year flies by, I find myself in the classic senior predicament: what am I going to do after graduation? Many seniors would be happy to pursue bachelor degrees in a plethora of majors to delay the reality that they must graduate and enter the real world. Many seniors have great dreams to do […]

Letter: SJT chooses MVC

As some of you might know, Nov. 6 was the Freshmen Convention with GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg. At the convention each freshman residence hall was allowed to ask the president one question about anything concerning GW. The questions ranged from the future of the Mount Vernon Campus to how the freshmen could become better […]

WEB-ONLY: CI leaders win trip to Morocco

Thanks to a little computer imaging and some luck from a genie in a bottle, four Colonial Cabinet members will represent GW as student ambassadors in Morocco this spring break. President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg selected Theresa Saccardi, Anjan Choudhury, Shari Cooperman and Seth Rosensweig to travel to Al-Akhawayn University in Morocco. Trachtenberg asked members of […]

Volleyball has the will, now it must find a way

By winning the regular season Atlantic 10 last Saturday, the GW women’s volleyball team achieved the first goal it confidently set out to accomplish at the beginning of the year. There is no doubt that the team’s endurance after head coach Yvette Moorehead’s tragic death in August led to a unique blend of passion, unity […]

Bush should let law decide

The voting has concluded, and American citizens know only one thing about its outcome, the presidency will be determined after the will of the people is calculated in Florida. The most important thing the candidates can do is put the full weight of their support behind a reasonable process that assists a fair and accurate […]

Trivia team to host intramural bowl

The GW Academic Competition Club will host a trivia competition open to all members of the GW community in Phillips Hall Nov. 18 at noon. The College Bowl Intramural Tournament will allow students to compete in teams of one to four members. GWACC Vice President Aaron Schroeder said the group urges students to register for […]

GW conquers World All Stars

The GW men’s basketball team won easily Monday night beating the One World All Stars 96-80. Senior Mike King led all-scorers with 27 points and sophomore SirValiant Brown added 25. This was the Colonials final exhibition game before they host Texas A&M University Saturday night in their first regular-season game. Head Coach Tom Penders experimented […]

Hemp man keeps on truckin’

David Pearson sits on a blanket by the Foggy Bottom Metro station weaving hemp jewelry. A bench behind him displays an assortment of hemp necklaces; beads and glasswork lie at his side. One of his larger pieces hangs around his neck under a long gray ponytail, but he’s traveling lightly. He won’t stay too long. […]

Campus awaits presidential decision

As the presidency hinges on the Florida recounts, GW students stressed the importance of an getting accurate ballot count in Florida and said they support measures to ensure that every person’s vote will count. Anything that can increase the voice of the people should be actively pursued, sophomore Elliot Miller said. Four Florida counties counted […]