January 28, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 43

Stories from the January 28, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Sharing the responsibility for death

(U-WIRE) LINCOLN, Neb. – It would have been one day until someone – one man or woman – would have been physically responsible for the death of Randy Reeves. Only one anonymous correctional worker would have flipped the switch that would have sent the electricity through Reeves’ body to execute him for the murders he […]

JEC members finalize election procedures

The Joint Elections Committee continues to take shape as members determine the logistics for voting at the Mount Vernon campus. JEC Chair Kevin Burkett said a polling station at the Mount Vernon campus will be open during lunch and dinner hours during March’s campus election. Paper ballots will be used instead of the voting boothes […]

Making your voice heard in your community

Last November, GW students achieved a great victory as they journeyed to the polls to take part in the electoral process in the District of Columbia. Students showed elected officials throughout the city that they must consider the views of students as important if they are to keep their positions. Students will be even more […]

Group accuses colleges of illegal admissions

A conservative public policy group has launched an advertising campaign this week in college newspapers that claims some major universities illegally use racial preference in admissions. The ad, which appears in The GW Hatchet and 14 other college newspapers, is sponsored by the Washington-based Center for Individual Rights and claims colleges are “Guilty by Admission” […]