May 3, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 64

Stories from the May 3, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Student Advantage’s big deal

The days of watching mom and dad sit over the Sunday paper and clip coupons seem to be over. With technology thriving in the past few years, coupons now come in the form of discount member cards. Safeway, T.G.I. Fridays and even gas stations all have their own discount member cards. The Student Advantage takes […]

Staff Editorial: Missing the points

Points, as the monetary units the GW plan uses are called, revert back to GW and Aramark with the end of final exams prompting many students – especially those with a substantial amount left over – to ask why. The system set up by Aramark and GW is unfair to students and should be changed […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: EMeRG continues efforts to get ambulance

University Police created a new permanent Emergency Medical Response Group coordinator position in April in an attempt to strengthen and expand the EMeRG program, said Dolores Stafford, director of University Police. A panel of staff and student EMeRG leaders selected Ryan Miller last month to serve as the new coordinator. Miller is a graduate student […]

Quote of the Week

GW men’s varsity crew coach Gene Kininmonth’s reaction to Saturday’s Atlantic 10 rowing championships: “It was the oddest thing. The women’s races finished, and all the starting officials simply packed up to go home. Who did they think was going to start our races, the fish?”

Staff Editorial: Recognition reversal

Mike Gargano, assistant vice president of Student and Academic Support Services, said Wednesday that GW reversed its decision to recognize Zeta Beta Tau fraternity, after students objected to GW bypassing the Interfraternity Council’s role in recommending new fraternities. Administrators acted responsibly in backing away from an attempt to force the Greek-letter community to accept a […]

Law school opens next fall

A new $16.2 million 30,000-square foot GW Law School construction project at 20th and G streets is scheduled for completion by early to mid-October after bad weather caused construction delays, GW officials said. The building is the first of three construction phases, which will eventually expand the school to a 250,000 square feet. The E […]

GW holds online auction

The GW Athletic Department will hold a sports memorabilia online auction Thursday at 1 p.m. The proceeds from the auction, which will be hosted at, will benefit GW Athletics. Sample items available for bidding include a Red Auerbach autographed basketball, and a golf foursome with GW women’s basketball coach Joe McKeown.

Letter to the Editor: Lackluster lineup

I was extremely disturbed by GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg’s comments in the April 26 Hatchet article “Speaker lineup disappoints” (p. 1). He must have little faith in the education GW provides because his comments make me ask, “How stupid does he think we are?” Excuses like “we decided long ago that we were going […]


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