March 2, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 26

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

BPU celebrates black history

GW’s Black Peoples’ Union is hosting its annual Black History Celebration, pushing beyond February’s Black History Month to continue pride-inspiring programs. “The goal we set out at the beginning of the year was to help our students academically, culturally and socially,” said BPU President James Allen. “I think we are serving that purpose through the […]

Mono’s debut album disappoints new fans

Its name means one – and the band Mono creates one unique sound. It has one album. It has one hit. And it has one problem: its debut album, Formica Blues (Mercury Records) demonstrates Mono’s style, but that’s all it does. The first track, “Life in Mono,” is the album’s highlight. The song, featured on […]

Media executives visit Kalb Report

Four executives from major newspapers and television networks discussed decision making in the media on the Kalb Report Friday night as part of a GW-sponsored forum on ethics in journalism at the National Press Club. Moderator Marvin Kalb and his guests explored the pervasive force the media has become in past decades – and questioned […]

Four players, four years – senior hoopsters say goodbye

Senior guard Andrei Krivonos stepped to the line for two free throws with :20.7 seconds left on the clock. His team trailed 67-65 in the GW men’s basketball game with St. Bonaventure at the Smith Center Saturday. Krivonos stepped up and calmly hit the bottom of the net with both shots to tie the Senior […]

Warm weather, cherry blossoms, green grass and baseball

Ah, February in Washington – the weather is warm, the interns are ready and the cherry blossoms are imminent. Spring is sprung, the grass is risen. I wonder where the ballpark is. With the generous assistance of El Ni?o, we’ve been enjoying an Indian spring, which gets me itchy for the thing that I itch […]

Scholars, activists to look for a meeting of the minds

Activists and scholars can be uncomfortable bedfellows, but GW will seat the two in the same parlor at its “Activism and the Academy: Opening Dialogues” conference March 27-28. “There is a perception that academic language complicates and distracts from the actual project,” conference coordinator Rachel Riedner said. “But on the other hand, there is a […]

Letters to the Editor

Freedom of speech One would think a senior majoring in journalism would understand the notion of freedom of speech. In a February 23 opinion piece (“Conversation about gays and its effects,” The GW Hatchet, p.5), the writer reiterated a conversation between two girls in the Marvin Center. He’d overheard one girl state her opinion about […]

Responsibility and elected officials’ votes

Student Association officials and other student group leaders on campus share similar, general goals. Yet they starkly differ when it comes to the specific purpose of their jobs. Regardless of the organization, all leaders want to enhance the lives of those they serve. However, while SA officials may recognize the larger needs of the student […]

1998 Candidates Statements

Student Association President Sabina Siddiqui: The issues are not debatable. What’s debatable is who is the most effective leader. The effective leader will be the one who’s gotten results, who’s hard-working, and who’s also remained in touch with students. I will never lose sight of the fact that we are students searching for solutions together. […]

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, […]