February 15, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 44

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

Staff Editorial: Rethink restrictions

The Board of Zoning Adjustment approved GW’s campus plan Tuesday, but sent mixed signals in the stipulations it could ultimately attach when the process is finalized. The BZA acted wisely by making increases in GW enrollment and further construction contingent upon housing 70 percent of undergraduate students on campus. However, the board members went too […]

University professor presents new book

Students and scholars gathered at the GW Bookstore for a book signing Monday to mark the release of University Professor Amitai Etzioni’s new book Next: The Road to the Good Society. Etzioni’s book advocates “communitarianism,” which aims to balance the rights of the individual against the interests of society. Communitarianism attempts to find an equilibrium […]

UPD investigates telephone fraud

The University Police Department is investigating a large-scale case of phone fraud for what students called “a free phone code” used to charge long-distance calls to the University, UPD Director Dolores Stafford said. More than 100 students are under investigation, but that list could grow significantly larger, Stafford said. Investigators are working with Telecommunications Department […]

GW plan passes with restrictions

The Board of Zoning Adjustment passed GW’s campus plan Tuesday, imposing a freeze on undergraduate enrollment until GW builds more on-campus housing. The BZA ruled 3-1 to pass GW’s plan with several conditions. The campus plan outlines the University’s borders and use of campus property. About every 10 years, colleges in the District must submit […]