February 15, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 44

Stories from the February 15, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

House Democrat addresses CRs

Rep. James Traficant (D-Ohio) shared his disapproval of fellow Democratic Party members and advocated “Republican ideas” Tuesday in front of a crowd of GW’s College Republicans. The Ohio congressman, first elected in 1985, has achieved notoriety for his antics in Congress and his public support of House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.). “It’s a great event. […]

University prepares for fitness center

University officials are finalizing plans for the new Health and Wellness Center, which is scheduled to partially open at the beginning of April, said Bob Ludwig, assistant director of Media Relations. A locker room, weight room and juice bar are scheduled to open in April, said Tony Vecchione, assistant athletic director for Facilities and Operations. […]

SJT pledges more diversity at forum

University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg announced plans to diversify GW’s faculty and downplayed the importance of national college rankings at the Student Association Academic Affairs Town Hall Meeting. About 70 students attended the event in Funger Hall Tuesday evening. Donald Lehman, vice president for Academic Affairs, also joined the discussion. Several students questioned the president […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: New Web site recruits college-bound students

A new Web site can help graduate and undergraduate students find the right school for them, as a growing number of colleges recruit prospective students on the internet. Get-recruited.com is a site that enables students to get admissions and general information about schools. Students fill out questionnaires indicating their academic background and achievements, proposed fields […]