December 10, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 35

Stories from the December 10, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Alumni datelines

Cookie Olshein (production coordinator, ’88) won $135,000 on the now-defunct game show “21. ” Mark Vane (editor in chief, ’90) and Sharyn Wizda (news editor, ’89) are engaged to be married in February. Robert Greenfield (editorials editor, ’92) is celebrating his newest position: father! He and his wife, Julianna, are the proud parents of a […]

GW unveils new buildings

District agencies supported GW plans for two new residence halls opposed by neighborhood residents at a Zoning Commission hearing Thursday. The currently unnamed residence halls, located on 23 Street across from the Health and Wellness Center and on what is now a parking lot on the west side of the Smith Center, were presented to […]

Former editor lands dream job on Capitol Hill

A lot of GW alumni would love to be in David Holt’s shoes. The 22-year-old literally works in D.C.’s center of power – his desk sits just a few feet a way from the door of House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s office in the Capitol. Holt is the executive staff assistant for Hastert (R-Ill.), acting more […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Around Campus

GW Professor named “Outstanding Older Worker” of D.C. 79-year old GW professor Max Ticktin was selected as this years’s Outstanding Older Worker of D.C. as part of the fourth annual National Prime Time Awards. Ticktin, an assistant professor of Hebrew Language and associate director of the Judaic Studies program, also teaches contemporary Israeli literature and […]

Sholl’s Cafeteria closes doors

As Sholl’s Colonial Cafeteria closed its doors last week, owners George and Van Fleishell left some customers disappointed and some questions unanswered about a new location and use of $500,000 in GW funds. Customers packed the basement of the 1900 K St. building the cafeteria has operated in since 1978 for dinner Tuesday and Wednesday, […]

Hatchet’s big picture emphasizes photography

The main focus of The Hatchet is and always will be gathering and reporting the news, but Grant Wernick wants to make the package it comes in as appealing as possible. While photography has almost always been a part of The Hatchet’s pages, Wernick, this year’s photo editor, has overseen changes that bring art to […]

Spotlight: Rescue 4-6111

In the corner of the Marvin Center parking garage is a gray door outlined with orange paint. Parked outside the door are five bicycles with book bags and helmets hanging from them. The door’s sign also is outlined in orange. It reads in bold letters: EMERG. “These are not book bags,” senior David Rand points […]

All GW wants for Christmas: $70 million

GW is “playing catch-up” with universities across the nation by trying to lure more gifts from alumni, corporations and foundations. The current fundraising total for GW is significantly below those of rival schools and may be contributing to high tuition costs for students. GW has raised 86 percent of its $500 million fundraising goal, or […]

Hatchet Memories

Please find enclosed an original print from November of 1968 for your consideration for inclusion in Hatchet memorabilia. I took the photo and it was published in one of the November 1968 editions of The Hatchet. I was a staff photographer in 1968 and photography editor in 1969 and 1970. I was also a member […]

All stressed out

It is 5 a.m. Eyes glazed and stomach churning, panic sets in. Even after staring at an open textbook all night long, it does not seem like it is enough. Finals time – it’s one of the most stressful times of the year, according to most college students. Procrastination, types of testing and exam scheduling […]