February 25, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 51

Stories from the February 25, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

News Briefs

Thurston Hall CFs to show their talent Thurston Hall community facilitators are planning a talent show for 6 p.m. Friday in the Mitchell Hall theater. Senior CF Brigget Smith said the CFs will perform “our spin on Thurston myths.” Student Association candidates Phil Meisner and Cat Sadler also will presenr an act, Smith said. She […]

Letters to the Editor

Like `Waiting for Godot’ The Student Association isn’t fun. I know that I’m not supposed to talk about it. I’m only a student and not an SA tool. But I like to challenge the SA. I want to attend an SA Senate meeting without being afraid that I’ll be there for three hours. Is there […]

JEC: Poor judgment, bad calls

The Joint Elections Committee has made three incredibly ridiculous mistakes that will negatively affect this year’s Student Associations elections. First, the JEC in all its wisdom decided to change the time posters are allowed to go up on campus to 8 a.m. Although in previous years the time was noon or 5 p.m., students began […]

The president’s trial gave us a bang for our buck

(U-WIRE) MADISON, Wis. – Throughout President Clinton’s impeachment trial, Democrats tried to upset the public by incessantly reminding us that the investigation cost taxpayers $40 million. Let’s get one thing straight: $40 million is not a lot to pay for 368 days of top-notch infotainment. If you do the math, that’s $40 million divided by […]

Upcoming Games

B-baseballG-gymnasticsMBB-men’s basketballWBB-women’s basketballMT-men’s tennis *Philadelphia**McLean, Va. Thursday: G vs. JMU-7:30 p.m. Friday: B at South Carolina-3 p.m. Saturday: MBB vs. Xavier-12 p.m.WBB at A-10 Tourn.-TBA*B at South Carolina-1:30 p.m.MT vs. Temple-6 p.m.** Sunday: WBB at A-10 Tourn.-TBA*B at South Carolina-1:30 p.m.

New Hall residents dry out after flood

New Hall residents returned to their rooms this week after maintenance workers repaired areas of the building that were damaged when sprinklers activated Saturday. But students recalled the inconvenience earlier in the week, and two students are being investigated for tampering with the sprinkler system. The sound of a fire alarm Saturday morning did not […]

Champney named A-10 MVP, again

When asked how he felt after putting the final touches on his record-breaking swims at this past weekend’s A-10 Championships, junior Tim Champney replied that he was just glad that the races were over. “I would have liked to have gone a little faster,” Champney said. “But I won’t complain because they are my best […]

Candidates pull annual all-nighter to poster

The countdown began Tuesday at 7:58 a.m. “Two minutes left,” yelled a member of the Joint Elections Committee. A little later, a second countdown began. “Five, four, three, two, one.” Promptly at 8 a.m., Student Association and Program Board candidates and campaign workers, some of whom camped out all night to reserve a postering spot, […]

GW downs Hokies with Rogers ailing

A game in which Shawnta Rogers scores one point and Mike King is held to five points would normally mean trouble for the GW men’s basketball team. But the Colonials won in surprisingly easy fashion Wednesday night, beating Virginia Tech 77-67 at the Smith Center to avenge one of its three Atlantic 10 losses this […]

PB executive chair candidate exits race

Program Board executive chair candidate Anthony Rizzuto announced his withdrawal from the race Tuesday, stunning the sparse audience at the Joint Elections Committee candidates’ forum. Rizzuto’s public announcement was the first time JEC officials and his opponent, Ruth Abu Sahid, learned he would drop out. Rizzuto, a GW junior who served as PB secretary last […]