March 2, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 26

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

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 […]

PB honors dynamic women

The Program Board honored outstanding women serving the GW community at its first Women’s History Month Charity Auction Dinner in the Marvin Center Ballroom Saturday. “(This event) honors our female ancestors who have suffered and persevered for their beliefs,” PB Political Affairs Chair Mei-i Zien, the organizer of the event, wrote in the program. Three […]

Upcoming Games

*A-10 Tournament Final (Amherst, Mass.)**A-10 Tournament Quarterfinal (Philadelphia, Pa.) WBB-women’s basketballMBB-men’s basketballB-baseball Monday: WBB vs. UMass/Xavier-5 p.m.*(ESPN2) Tuesday: B vs. Navy-2:30 p.m. Wednesday: B vs. Maryland-3 p.m. Thursday: MBB vs. UMass/Virginia Tech-2:30 p.m.**B at George Mason-2:30 p.m.