December 7, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 33

Stories from the December 7, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

December stretch is key for women

After watching the GW women’s basketball team muscle out a win in Sunday’s sloppy game against the University of Iowa at the Smith Center, one might have trouble being optimistic for the long term given the team’s great success last season. Last year at this time, head coach Joe McKeown’s crew was blasting through a […]

GW rebuilds after economic turmoil

GW’s second episode of large-scale financial instability occurred at the turn of the 20th century, when the University was known as Columbian College. In an attempt to garner more funds for the school from the Baptist Convention, Columbian College President Benaiah Whitman took some fairly drastic action, suggesting amending the school’s charter to create a […]

Nine Stories Up gets a step up from GW

To say that Nine Stories Up is a GW-oriented band would be putting it lightly. Most members of the rock quintet, which performed Tuesday at GW Unplugged in the Hippodrome, have known each other since they were freshman in Thurston Hall, practicing in their ninth-floor bathroom. Lately, Nine Stories Up has been busting out. After […]

Mayor suggests new plan policy

D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams discussed GW’s campus plan and proposed plans to hold universities more accountable to the boundaries the set at a Foggy Bottom Association meeting Monday night. About 200 Foggy Bottom residents, GW students and neighborhood officials attended the meeting at the Melrose Hotel, almost a week before the Board of Zoning Adjustment […]

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GW aims for faculty diversity

Annie Wooldridge monitors the recruitment and retention of faculty members and academic administrators with faculty rank. Since 1990, she has worked with the Donald Lehman, vice president for Academic Affairs, to provide an annual report to the Faculty Senate summarizing the status of recruiting and retention of women and minority faculty. The report outlines the […]

Lines plague J Street

A month and a half after GW Dining Services released a plan to improve J Street service, students say line times and service have not improved. But food service officials say that they cannot make changes if students do not alert them of problems. The lines don’t seem to be getting any shorter, freshman Stephanie […]

Deaf GW professor pushes ASL studies

These are my superstars, Jay Shotel said, chairman of the Department of Special Education and Teacher Development at GW, of professor Steven Chough and his interpreter. Chough is one of three deaf professors at GW, and next semester he will become the first deaf teacher to instruct class at GW other than American Sign Language. […]