March 9, 1998

Volume 94, Issue 28

Stories from the March 9, 1998 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Foggy Bottom cola wars

George Washington University seems to have a student body that very readily questions administration policies. While such action is definitely necessary, it can overstep the bounds of sanity. I’m finished with standing in the unvoiced shadows of GW and I’m ready to razz some of those vocal ones out there. This issue transcends Student Association […]

Colonials earn first back-to-back wins of 1998 season

The GW baseball team doubled its win total for the season after posting victories in two of its best games of the year. The Colonials (4-8) started the weekend with a come-from-behind victory at George Mason University Thursday, followed by a shutout of Cleveland State University at home Saturday. GW’s first winning streak of the […]


Student Association:(2) Graduate at-large senators:Mark Rygiel 40.68%Shar Hashemi 34.92%Phillipe Rosse 0.10% (2) CSAS Graduate senators:Jon Rodeback 38.09%Emily Cummins 38.09% (3) SBPM Graduate senators:Phillipe Rosse 30.90%Andrew Goldsmith 23.64%Andrew Hoffman 14.55%Damian McKenna 7.27%Keith Neilsen 5.45% (1) ESIA Graduate senators:Andrew Hale-Byrne 71.43%Wendy Hyland 14.29%Erin Hatch 14.29% (2) SHMS at-large senators:Abel Tello 49.30%Greg Rosenblatt 47.00%Shar Hashemi 1.38% (1) SPHHS […]

GW gets 10th seed, will play Georgia in NCAA Tourney

The GW women’s basketball team did not need to wait long Sunday evening to find out if it had been selected as one of 64 teams in the 1998 NCAA Tournament. Just five minutes into ESPN’s selection show, in the first bracket announced, the Colonial women discovered they were chosen as the 10th seed in […]

Candidates consider short campaign

This year’s candidates for student government had less than a month to convince students they were right for the job. After several months of debate about specifics for a new Joint Elections Committee charter, the decision was made to keep elections before spring break. But by the time the charter was passed, the campaign season […]

Album celebrates women artists around the world

In celebration of International Women’s Day March 8, Putamayo World Music will release a collection entitled Women of Spirit March 10. The album, featuring extraordinary women artists from around the world, takes the listener on an exciting journey – culturally, emotionally and musically. Women of Spirit begins with a stunningly exotic duet by Scotland’s Capercaillie […]

SA `elitism’ draws student angst

Last semester, Greg Stern, a junior computer science major, decided the computer science department needed to offer a course in one of the more modern computer programming languages. Stern did not bring the issue to a member of the Student Association. Instead, he went straight to the dean of the School of Engineering and Applied […]

MTV 120 Minutes Live presents nothing new

In its first release of live performances from “120 Minutes,” MTV has outdone itself in its exploitation of alternative music. Though the album includes exciting and popular artists, it sucks the life from new music. Music fans are looking for something fresh and never done before. MTV 120 Minutes Live (Atlantic Records) is not the […]

Court to examine Senate proxies

The Student Court could decide this week how much discretionary power the Student Association executive vice president holds in the creation of Senate procedures. Graduate Sen. Emily Cummins (CSAS) filed a suit with the court last week against EVP Tony Sayegh, alleging he disregarded the SA’s bylaws when he allowed two senators to change their […]

Twenty years ago…

In 1979, elections ravaged campus, and tongues wagged about the exploits of Alex Baldwin, candidate for Student Association president. Baldwin had served as Program Board chair the previous year. Baldwin lost the election that spring and transferred to New York University, where he took up acting. He later began to call himself Alec. On Feb. […]