December 11, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 34

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

SMPA constuction runs on schedule

The new School of Media and Public Affairs building on the corner of 21st and H streets will be ready to open when students return for classes in January, but construction to the site will not be complete, GW officials said. We have every expectation that we will meet the January 16 move-in date, SMPA […]

Column: Ignorance of popular book alarming

It is the best-selling book of all time. It is perhaps the most often quoted and yet least-read work in print. Its author is held to be by many none other than God, himself. It is the Bible, the sacred text of Christianity. According to Gallup polls and publishers’ surveys cited by the Religion News […]

Classifieds (12/11)

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Permits slow building

Three major campus construction projects are on schedule to meet planned completion dates, but an expansion to Sommers Hall at the Mount Vernon Campus will not be ready by fall 2001 as GW waits for building permits, GW officials said. Without the permits, the additions planned for Sommers Hall will not be ready for incoming […]

Serving up more than just a hot meal

Red paisley printed carpet covers the floor leading to a table with white cafeteria trays and a utensil divider cradling many forks, knives and spoons in their separate sections. The printed path leads to a tiled floor where a food buffet stretches for about 25 paces. First juice drinks, then salad, fruit, meats, vegetables, rolls, […]

Columbian School approves new major

Students can major in women’s studies after the Columbian School of Arts and Sciences faculty unanimously approved the new option Dec. 1. The CSAS faculty approved two five-year master’s-bachelor’s degree programs, a BA in women’s studies, MA in public policy with a concentration in women’s studies and an MA/BA in women’s studies, said Heidi Lindemann, […]

DSC’s J Street cleaning

As a member of the Dining Services Commission, I feel it is necessary I dispel things that were said about Dining Services here at GW. The Hatchet’s front-page article (Lines plague J Street) and staff editorial (Dining disservice) in the Dec. 7 issue have their merits while also having their flaws. I would like to […]

Recent history of GW’s campus plan

October 1997The Foggy Bottom Association raises concerns about parking and traffic problems that could arise from a proposed Health and Wellness Center at 23rd and G streets. The Board of Zoning Adjustment approved construction of the facility January 1998. September 1998FBA voices traffic and parking concerns about a GW proposal for a new hospital, saying […]

Campus plan boils down to three key issues

After a month-long postponement, the District’s Board of Zoning Adjustment will vote on GW’s campus plan Tuesday. D.C. universities are required to submit a campus plan every ten years. The campus plan outlines campus boundaries and uses of property for the next ten years and does not include proposals for buying property outside of university […]