June 11, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 3

Stories from the June 11, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Column: Smith Center: not pretty, functional

OK freshmen, it’s time for some pre-season training. You should get familiar with the Smith Center, it will require your attention soon. The Smith Center is that sunken square-like building on 21st and G streets. It’s across the street from some fraternity houses, and it couldn’t be much uglier. To be fair, it’s not known […]

Editorial: Preventing sweatshop goods

The nearly three-year long struggle by GW students to pressure the University administration for a meaningful sweatshop policy has hit a temporary plateau with President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg’s most recent letter to the GW United Students Against Sweatshops. As The Hatchet has reported, students have fought for GW membership in the Worker Rights Consortium, an […]

GW offers options for non-varsity atheletes

GW has a decent ice hockey team. But the ice hockey team is not your run-of-the-mill athletic team. Ice Hockey is known as a club sport, which means it is a non-varsity, student-run organization. The team holds regular practice, competes with local colleges in the Mason-Dixon Collegiate Hockey Association and even plays a game at […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Reno addresses law school graduates

Former Attorney General Janet Reno urged graduates to become problem solvers and provide equal justice for all Americans at the 134th GW Law School Commencement last month. Recounting a feeling of near regret after she received a law degree 38 years ago, the first-ever female attorney general said a career in law is most valuable […]

GW scrambles for beds

GW officials said they are negotiating with building owners around Foggy Bottom to find beds for a freshman class 300 students bigger than expected. There are 450 more freshmen than last year – the biggest enrollment jump in at least a decade. Of the 2,550 enrolled freshmen, 300 have no place to live at the […]

Movies

AMC Union Station AMC Courthouse Plaza Cineplex Odeon Dupont Circle Cineplex Odeon Foundry Cineplex Odeon Inner Circle Cineplex Odeon Uptown Lowes Pentagon City 6 9:30 club AMC Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave. N.E. (703) 998-4262 Swordfish (R) Fri. 1:20, 3:15, 4:15, 6:10, 7:30, 9:25, 10:00, 11:55, 12:20, 2:15 Sat. 1:20, 3:15, 4:15, 6:10, 7:30, 9:25, […]

Schools get more students than expected

GW is not alone planning ways to fit a large number of unexpected students onto its campus, as other area universities and market basket competitors report larger-than-expected freshmen classes. The University of Maryland now expects to enroll 465 more students than it planned, with a total 4,565 freshmen, said Jim Christensen, interim director of admissions. […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Court lifts GW enrollment cap

Friday, June 15 A U.S. District Court today lifted a GW undergraduate enrollment cap imposed by the District, allowing the University to admit its full freshman class in the fall. In the first victory of a larger legal fight between GW and the city, a judge also suspended restrictions on GW building projects for the […]

Gunman robs students

A man robbed two women at gunpoint on campus early June 1, after approaching the women and asking them to hand over their purses, said Dolores Stafford, director of University Police. The man also asked to search the women’s pockets, one of the women said. The victim said she turned hers inside out, while the […]

Movie Listings Sept. 13th to 20th

AMC Union Station AMC Courthouse Plaza Cineplex Odeon Dupont Circle Cineplex Odeon Foundry Cineplex Odeon Inner Circle Cineplex Odeon Uptown Lowes Pentagon City 6 9:30 Club AMC Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave. N.E. (703) 998-4262 The Glass House (PG-13) 1:20, 4:15, 7:10, 9:40 Hardball (PG-13) 1:45, 4:45, 7:15, 10:20 Jeepers Creepers (R) 1:00, 5:30, 8:10, […]