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Heart to Hart with Kris

After the elections, many students want to know more about their elected leader than where he stands on campus issues. SA President-elect Kris Hart met with The Hatchet on Saturday to discuss his plans for his term as president. Hatchet: So, who is Kris Hart? Kris Hart: I’m just a normal guy. I grew up […]

Low turnout marks SA runoff

Candidates and election officials said their biggest concern is voter apathy during the Student Association presidential runoff this week, characterizing Wednesday’s 800-student turnout as “very low.” Students can vote Thursday, and Joint Elections Committee members expect to announce results at about midnight Thursday in the Hippodrome. Though this year’s election almost mirrored past elections with […]

WEB EXTRA: Hart wins election, looks to reform SA

Posted 6:30 p.m., Friday March 7 Kris Hart edged out Steve Sobel for Student Association president Thursday, winning by 91 votes. Hart, a sophomore, garnered 53 percent of 2,021 student votes to Sobel’s 47 percent. “We did it,” Hart said. “We’re going to have a great SA. The SA is coming back to the students.” […]

Breaking News: Hart edges Sobel for SA presidency

POSTED: 11:45p.m. March 6 Kris Hart edged out Steve Sobel for Student Association president Thursday, winning by 91 votes. Hart, a sophomore, garnered 53 percent of 2,021 student votes to Sobel’s 47 percent. “We did it,” Hart said. “We’re going to have a great SA. The SA is coming back to the students.” Two-hundred seventy […]

SA Senate Notes

Trachtenberg discusses trimester system University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg spoke to the Senate for almost an hour on Tuesday about his proposed trimester system, which may have GW operating year-round by fall 2005 at the earliest. “How can we use our space and facilities most efficiently and in a way that helps our students?” Trachtenberg […]

SA exec joins trimester team

University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg appointed Student Association President Phil Robinson to a committee investigating alternative academic calendars, including a trimester system, last week. The move comes in response to the SA’s petition for more student representation on the advisory committee, which previously included only one student. The exploratory committee, called the “Alternative Academic Calendar […]

Students create menu directory

Following a recent trend of student-run online businesses, three sophomores started menu directory DCMenus.com last semester. Dubbed “the complete students’ guide to D.C. restaurants and bars,” the Web site lists menus of local takeout and delivery restaurants, as well as information about area clubs and bars. Thirty to 35 eateries are registered, broken up by […]

Provisions on par with competition

Santes Frazier sits in his narrow office in the back of Provisions. It’s so small that he has to move his bike just to open the door. But Frazier’s not complaining. As director of Food Services, one of his jobs is to listen to complaints, and prices are at the top of the list. “A […]

Speaker presents new segregation insights

A University of Pennsylvania professor discussed the negative effects of segregation on white Americans in a speech Thursday night in Funger Hall. Almost 100 GW students and faculty turned out to hear guest lecturer Rogers Smith, a professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania, discuss the “rise and decline of racial equality in […]