February 22, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 50

Stories from the February 22, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Paul Prados

Paul Prados has never been involved in the Student Association. But now he says he wants to be its president. He says he decided to run because he is “fed up” with the SA’s problems, and he says he has solutions. Prados says he will not poster or palmcard during the election season because he […]

Men, women finish in third at A-10s

Last year’s narrow defeat to Massachusetts at the Atlantic 10 Championship was disappointing for the GW men’s swimming and diving team, but this year’s finish might have been more heartbreaking. After taking the lead on the second day of the three-day competition, GW finished in third place at the meet held in Buffalo, N.Y., Thursday […]

Ed Meinert

Ed Meinert considers himself an outsider. Despite being a Student Association senator, an Advisory Neighborhood Commission candidate and a campus activist, the outspoken presidential candidate said he does not consider himself a part of the “establishment.” Meinert said his experience on campus and in the community will help him change the SA’s unrealistic protests and […]

GW puts forth solid efforts, but no wins

The GW gymnastics team put together two solid efforts last week but failed to come away with a victory. The Colonial women finished second out of five teams at the Towson University Invitational in Towson, Md., Sunday with a score of 192.175. The host Tigers won the meet for the 14th straight year with a […]

Phil Meisner

Although he is only a sophomore, Phil Meisner says now is the time for him to serve as Student Association president. “If I were to run for another position, I wouldn’t feel right about it,” Meisner said. “I see what needs to be done.” He said he does not want to see the SA “flounder” […]

Stretch Princess album blends great vocals and pop sound

With its self-titled album, Stretch Princess proves female singers don’t have to be divas or a second-stage act at the Lillith Fair. Stretch Princess (Wind-Up) opens with a bang with the song “Oooh!” A furious guitar and manic beat provide a great clash to lead singer Jo Lloyd’s smooth, child-like vocals. “Oooh!” has the potential […]

Caity Leu

SA executive vice presidential candidate Caity Leu said ever since she became involved in the SA, she has felt the need to reform the financial allocation process. Leu said serving on the Senate Finance Committee and on the executive board of several student groups, has helped confirmed that belief. “For me, the biggest thing is […]

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Cat Sadler

After she was crowned Miss GW 1999, executive vice presidential candidate Cat Sadler jokingly said if things did not work out with the Student Association she would consider the Miss Universe pageant. Sadler said her experience as Miss GW may have given her a good starting point for other pageants. But it is her involvement […]

Top lottery pick goes for more than $4,000

Justin Rook entered the balloon-strewn Marvin Center ballroom Friday night armed with a blank check and an iron will. The mission at “Martha’s Marathon,” for Rook and his future roommates, Kwame James, Bucky Bennett and Jason Holloway, was to walk away with a top-10 number in the next day’s housing lottery. The freshman foursome was […]