June 11, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 3

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

Tour reveals hidden world of Foggy Bottom

Visitors and residents of Foggy Bottom saw the sites of GW’s surrounding community for the first time, or at least in a new light, June 2. A walking tour of the historic neighborhood was part of D.C. Heritage Neighborhood Day, a celebration of D.C.’s history and culture at 70 sites around the city. Carolyn Crouch, […]

U-WIRE Editorial: Denying aid because of drugs unfair

(U-WIRE) HONOLULU – A provision to the 1998 Higher Education Act that declares students convicted of a drug-related misdemeanor or felony offense conditionally ineligible for financial aid may be short-circuiting its own purpose. One can only assume that the purpose of the provision was to a) prevent abuse of federal funds and b) provide yet […]

Meet the neighbors of Foggy Bottom

ON THE CAMPUS PLAN: Michael Thomas, Foggy Bottom Association president “I think there are a number of ways we could have reached a resolution that would have been acceptable, but all of them would have to address what (the campus plan) order addresses – a structural issue, which is enrollment. When we couldn’t reach agreement […]

Letter: Unrest in Israel

With a simple a click of a mouse, headline news flashes on the computer screen. But what is so drastic about these simple movements are the alarming headlines that reach us everyday. As a routine and somewhat obsessive action, I check CNN’s Web site about every three hours to see if anything has happened in […]

MVC offers respite from city

For GW students living at the Mount Vernon Campus, affectionately dubbed “the Vern” by its residents, the urban life of Foggy Bottom may seem a world away. But many MVC residents said they have found many opportunities to work and play on both campuses. The 2001-02 school year will be MVC’s first year as a […]

Gelman offers unique research

Many students look affectionately at the Melvin Gelman Library as a favorite study spot or simply browse the nearly 2 million books while hurriedly writing papers. But beyond the comfortable chairs of the sixth-floor stacks, the library has some unique research opportunities to offer students, faculty and staff. The library houses two collections of original […]

Fenix TX shakes up capital

D.C. has seen the coming of several outrageous Texans this year. But move over George W., Fenix TX is looking to stage a national takeover – and they made a big start in the nation’s capital. The boys in Fenix TX have lived the rock star fantasy. They’ve played stadiums, had their video on MTV […]

GW fights campus plan restrictions

GW showed how much it likes its personal space in April by filing a lawsuit against the city for imposing restrictions on its enrollment figures and use of property. Now, the University waits to see if a D.C. court will allow it to keep its admitted students after GW broke a government mandate to freeze […]

Column: Freshmen face life in GW numbers game

Welcome to GW, freshmen. Hope you liked your ride up, down or over to GW. Those hours spent crammed in your dad’s Volvo with all your life possessions, the parents, your little sister and guide to America’s best 101 colleges are not wasted. That road trip was valuable training for your days at GW. I […]

Charity thanks GW Dance Marathon

Members of the GW Dance Marathon planning committee presented a $40,000 check to the Children’s Miracle Network on live television June 3. About 50 GW dancers raised money at the 12-hour dance marathon held April 20 and 21 in the Hippodrome. WUSA Channel 9 hosted the telethon to thank donors and invite viewers to donate […]