February 8, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 46

Stories from the February 8, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

JEC fines potential SA candidates for ad

The Joint Elections Committee fined potential Student Association candidates Phil Meisner and Cat Sadler for violating campaign rules last week, according to a JEC notice. Meisner and Sadler, who are running for SA president and executive vice president, respectively, were fined 15 points each for running an advertisement in The GW Hatchet Feb. 1 without […]

Colonials fall short against Tech in final minutes

The law of averages says a basketball team is not likely to pull out two come-from-behind last-second victories in a single week. So after a last-second shot gave the Colonials a win at La Salle Wednesday night, it was not surprising GW couldn’t pull off a dramatic win against Virginia Tech, falling 77-75 at Cassell […]

Student taxpayers can choose refund options

April 15 looms less than three months away. As the deadline approaches, students must determine whether they should file with the Internal Revenue Service and decide how to do it. If a student’s earned income is less than $4,250 or unearned income in interest and dividends is less than $700, he or she does not […]

GW gets by Dayton, dominates Xavier

The Colonial women took advantage of a weekend homestand, earning victories over Atlantic 10 foes Dayton Friday and Xavier Sunday. GW (15-6, 9-2 A-10) has won six straight conference games, retains second place in the conference’s west division and remains one game behind division-leading Virginia Tech. The Colonial women will be on the road for […]

Pulitzer winner discusses media coverage of the Supreme Court

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Linda Greenhouse shared her perspective and experiences reporting on the U.S. Supreme Court with a packed house in Funger Hall Thursday night. Greenhouse, who received a 1998 Pulitzer for her U.S. Supreme Court coverage for The New York Times, discussed the court’s reclusive nature and the coverage it receives. The court differs […]

Colonial women fall to UMass at home

Massachusetts got to exact a bit of revenge Saturday against the GW women’s gymnastics team, which edged out the Minutewomen for the Atlantic 10 Championship last season. GW lost its second straight meet at the Smith Center, falling to UMass 191.000 to 190.425. Despite having the top finisher in all four of the meets’ events, […]

Students produce feature film at GW

The Bet, the first full-length feature film being produced by a GW student, will be filmed on campus in February and March. The Bet is a romantic comedy about love, sex and romance written and directed by junior Zachary Kaplan. The Bet is “a hilarious romantic comedy that explores the concepts behind dating,” said Kaplan, […]

Sports Brief

Men’s tennis falls to Monarchs The GW men’s tennis team fell 7-0 to Old Dominion University Friday night in Newport News, Va. The Colonials won just one match in the contest as GW’s No. 1 doubles team of Kent Wright and Michael Rozofsky beat ODU’s Patrick Boza and Hiero Rodriguez. GW’s No. 5 and 6 […]

SAS auctions eligible bachelors

The stage was set in the Marvin Center ballroom for some of GW’s most eligible bachelors to strike a pose, when the South Asian Society hosted its first-ever bachelor auction Thursday night. The group held the auction to raise money for “Bhangra Blowout,” an annual intercollegiate dance competition sponsored by SAS. “We have no idea […]

Fun Lovin’ Criminals fails with new sounds

The Fun Lovin’ Criminals’ latest album is titled 100% Colombian (Virgin), but it sounds more like 70 percent. The listener gets to hear two kinds of sound on 100% Colombian. The first combines hip-hop, jazz, ’70s funk, R&B and lounge styles into a great laidback sound. The opening song, “Up on the Hill,” is a […]