December 11, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 34

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

Neighbors Project afterschool tutors work extra hours

Volunteering 600 hours to community service in one year may not fit into everyone’s schedule, but for Samiya Mohiuddin it works out well. As the site coordinator for the New Community Afterschool Program, Mohiuddin works with a group of volunteer coordinators to tutor kindergarten through 10th graders in the Shaw community every week. As the […]

Picking the perfect present

It is that time of year again. The holiday season is in full swing. It’s the annual period of parties, cookies, family gatherings and, of course, presents. Now is the time students wish they paid more attention when mom pointed out that vase she always wanted, but not to worry. Say goodbye to the nauseating […]

Spiders escape Colonials in crunch time

With both teams fighting for national recognition and a possible NCAA at-large bid in March, the visiting Richmond Spiders defeated GW in overtime 84-80, handing the Colonials their first home loss of the season before 3,415 Saturday night at the Smith Center. The heartbreaking defeat came after the Colonials (5-3) took their first lead of […]

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, […]