June 11, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 3

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

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 […]

Exploring the depths of the National Mall

The Mall Monday, June 4, 2001 10:30 a.m. It figures all my friends would go back home the summer I decide to stay in D.C. Jobless, I needed to find a tolerable way to pass my days. So instead of wasting my day flipping through endless channels of mind-numbing morning television, I set off with […]

Delays push back Health and Wellness Center opening

University officials are shooting for an early August opening of the new Health and Wellness Center at 23rd and G streets, after construction delays have caused the University to postpone a series of opening date projections. “The completion schedule is up in the air,” said Andre Julian, assistant athletic director. “We still have August 1 […]

Living with strangers in a strange land

They are messy, too loud and they take things without asking who they belong to. Or they worship Satan and stay up all night chanting spells that will lead to doom. Don’t worry, not all roommates are like that. But moving in with strangers for the first time can be a tough experience. Learning to […]

D.C. offers eclectic scene

D.C. is not just a college town. It’s a real city bursting with culture. D.C.’s music scene is alive and well, drawing in bands big and small all the time. The past few years have seen a resurgence of both national and local music in the city. Great shows are out there – students just […]