December 11, 2000

Volume 97, Issue 34

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

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 […]

Brown’s second half magic is not enough

It’s a similar story game-in and game-out for the Colonials, who lost an 84-80 overtime game to visiting Richmond Saturday night: when sophomore guard SirValiant Brown comes to play a complete game, GW has an unparalleled advantage over its opponents. Not every team has the nation’s second-leading scorer from a year ago. But when Brown’s […]

Students plan spring break trip to Guatemala

About 35 GW undergraduate and graduate students gathered last week in the Marvin Center for an information session on a Spring Break trip that will send 15 GW student volunteers to Guatemala for eight days. The trip, organized by the Office of Community Service, offers students an alternative to the beach scene. Students will volunteer […]

Colonial suffer loss without top scorer

The GW women’s basketball team had its worst shooting performance of the season in a 71-54 loss to Seton Hall University Sunday afternoon at Walsh Gym in South Orange, N.J. GW managed just 32 percent shooting (22-of-67) and four Colonials fouled out. GW (4-4) was without their top scorer, senior Petra Dubovcova, who sprained her […]

UPD reports drop in crime

University Police Director Dolores Stafford told students at a Student Association town hall meeting Dec. 6 that crime on campus has decreased because of increased security measures. The event drew about 20 students and included a demonstration of the Rape Aggression Defense classes and a simulation by EMeRG, the campus emergency care team. We are […]

Death row inmate speaks to GW students

Maryland death-row inmate Kenneth Collins spoke live via speakerphone to students in an overflowing room in Corcoran Hall Thursday night. Supporters greeted him with chants of, they say death row, we say hell no. The Campaign to End the Death Penalty and GW chapters of NAACP, International Socialist Organization, ACLU and GW Action Coalition co-sponsored […]