March 2, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 26

Stories from the March 2, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Negative campainging clouds presidential race

With less than a week before student elections, anonymous groups circulated negative e-mail and fliers concerning the race for Student Association president. An e-mail was sent from a Hotmail e-mail account to selected students from an organization calling itself “Students Against Patrick Macmanus.” The e-mail made defamatory remarks against Macmanus, an SA presidential candidate. “We, […]

Next year, SA will have more global flavor

The United Student Association of GWU. Have you ever heard such thing in your life? No you have not. Get on your marks, next year you will start to hear this concept. I came to this school with a hope of studying on an “international campus” at the heart of the nation’s capital. Like every […]

Campaign posters flood GW campus

With sleeping bags and pillows in hand, members of Sabina Siddiqui’s campaign for Student Association president camped out in front of J Street all night Thursday to ensure wall space for her campaign posters. “Some people passing by thought we were homeless,” said Faisal Matadar, candidate for Columbian School of Arts and Science senator and […]

Strauss for EVP

The race for executive vice president pits two current Student Association senators against each other. Both Jason Haber and Jesse Strauss are effective legislators. However, while Haber wants to push for tangible benefits like a student discount card and University toll-free phone number, Strauss has an activist’s vision for where he wants both GW and […]

Potter for president

The job of Student Association president requires knowledge of how the system works, while at the same time not being swallowed by the system. The focus must always remain on why the SA exists – to serve students. The most realistic, focused and best-qualified candidate to lead the SA next year is Carrie Potter, potentially […]

GW gymnasts lose at UNC, set school record at home

The GW gymnastics team lost to the University of North Carolina at Carmichael Auditorium Friday night, but the Colonial gymnasts made school history in a meet earlier in the week. Facing off with Eastern Michigan University, Radford University and the University of Maryland at the Smith Center Tuesday, GW set a school record for team […]

GW and UHS unveil plans for new hospital

GW will cut the ribbon on a $96 million state-of-the-art hospital in 2001, University and medical center officials announced Thursday. The 400,000 square foot hospital will be constructed across 23rd street from the existing facility, which has stood in Foggy Bottom since 1948. Officials said they hope it will be the most modern hospital in […]

Solid defense keys quarterfinal win for GW women

One of the keys to the GW women’s basketball team’s 66-51 victory over La Salle Thursday was its strong defensive play, led by junior forward Mandisa Turner’s record eight blocks. Turner’s blocks were the most ever by a Colonial woman in an A-10 Tournament game and the second most by a player in an A-10 […]

`’ domain awaits e-mailers

Students and faculty will have the option to use “” as the domain name for their e-mail accounts starting Monday. “ is the Internet address of the computer and we are going to implement as an alternate Internet address or alias,” said J. Bradley Reese, director of the Computer Information and Resource Center. The […]

Colonials clinch 2nd place in A-10 West with win over SBU

Guard Shawnta Rogers’ steal and four free throws in the final minute lifted the GW men’s basketball team to a 71-67 win over St. Bonaventure in its final regular season game Saturday at the Smith Center. With the win, GW (22-7, 11-5 Atlantic 10) clinched second place in the A-10 West Division and guaranteed itself […]