December 11, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 34

Stories from the December 11, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Columbia Plaza may get special consideration for housing lottery

GW officials said Friday they are considering adding Columbia Plaza apartments to the spring housing lottery, although the University originally classified the acquisition as an investment purchase. It is being considered, Director of Housing Andrew Sonn said. But we have a few more months of planning. The University purchased about 29 percent of the complex […]

Magical make-believe

T’was the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; the stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there. An age-old tradition, children have been told of the existence of a magical man dressed in red with […]

Sports Briefs

Men’s Basketball Monroe wins A-10 honorsSophomore Chris Monroe was named last week’s Atlantic 10 Conference Player of the Week. Monroe averaged 23 points a game and 10 rebounds, including a 24 point game against the University of South Florida. Against St. John’s University in the BB&T Classic, Monroe scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds. […]

Students cite lack of information

GW students expressed diverse opinions about the University’s campus plan in a survey conducted by The Hatchet. About 40 percent of the 100 students surveyed were undecided about how the Board of Zoning Adjustment should rule on the approval of GW’s campus plan for 2000-2010, and 31 percent of respondents said they had insufficient information […]

To buy or not to buy

Deciding whom to buy presents for during the holiday season can be a daunting task. Of course parents, siblings, significant others, relatives and close friends go on the list, but what about casual acquaintances? Is it possible to ever go back to the hairdresser without the fear of them chopping off all your hair because […]

Hatchet NFL Predictions

Last Week (11-3)  Overall (127-87) ? Philadelphia 35, Cleveland 24 ? NY Giants 30, Pittsburgh 10 Tampa Bay 16, Miami 13? Tennessee 35, Cincinnati 3 ? Jacksonville 44, Arizona 10 ? Green Bay 26, Detroit 13 ? Chicago 24, New England 17 ? Kansas City 15, Carolina 14 ? Baltimore 24, San Diego 3 […]

Column: Looking for logic in final exam grades

Ah yes, the final day of class is here. This wondrous day that used to be one huge holiday party back when we had spelling homework has turned into a juggernaut that clogs me like a Meximelt. For an entire semester, I have done the reading and gone to classes like a good student and, […]

Toe-pick turbulence

Dec. 6, 20007:45 p.m. National Gallery Ice Skating Rink Think hard white ice, silver sharp blades and crisp moonlit nights. Get out the mittens, the scarves, the hats and the cozy socks. It is ice skating season. On one of the coldest nights of the season so far, five of my friends and I hit […]

Deck the residence halls

Looking to spice up your residence hall room or apartment with a fresh Christmas tree? Trees are available to pick up at these locations or can be ordered online and delivered right to your door from www.realchristmastrees.org. Cedar Forest Inc.6501 Little River TwpkAlexandria, Va. (703) 866-9494 Evergreen Tree Farm733 Utterback Stove RoadGreat Falls, Va. (703) […]

Bush striving for just `good enough’

When I was younger, my mother used to take me to the polls when she went to vote. I was not allowed to watch her vote, but the elections officials always had a voting machine ready for kids, where you could choose between Walter Watermelon and Barbara Banana for president, along with a host of […]