March 1, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 52

Stories from the March 1, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Dartmouth infringing on rights

This is in response to The GW Hatchet’s Feb. 22 “Worth a try” editorial about the current situation regarding the Greek-letter system at Dartmouth College (p. 4). Dartmouth College – model for the campus featured in the hit movie “Animal House” about wild college fraternities – has declared war on fraternities and sororities in a […]

GW student groups dump alcohol parties

In a year marred by incidents student alcohol abuse, student organizations are considering the consequences of offering alcohol at parties. GW’s College Democrats recently decided it would be inappropriate to use student group funds for alcohol at parties. The members said they would not use CD allocations to alcohol, CD Vice President Anjan Choudhury said. […]

Tourist traps for the millennium

(U-WIRE) NORMAN, Okla. – Call your travel agent. Four million people are expected to visit the Holy Land over the coming months as the new millennium approaches. If you don’t secure a hotel reservation now, there may be no room for you in the inn. Many businesses in Israel hope to prosper from the event. […]

Too much hype for female candidates?

(U-WIRE) GAINESVILLE, Fla. – As we approach the outset of the next wave of political campaigns, it looks as if some of the most serious contenders in the national spotlight will be women. Prominent females loom as possible office-holders for both Democrats and Republicans, and the message from all camps transcends the usual political division: […]

Grosso for EVP – Staff editorial

The race for Student Association executive vice president features three candidates who each have a year’s experience in the SA and have participated in a variety of other campus activities. Unfortunately, no candidate clearly stands out above the rest. Each candidate has some good ideas for new initiatives and stresses communication. But no candidate has […]

Upcoming Games

B-baseballG-gymnasticsMBB-men’s basketballWBB-women’s basketballWT-women’s tennis **Men’s A-10 Tourn. Monday: no games scheduled Tuesday: no games scheduled Wednesday: B vs. UMBC-2:30 p.m.G vs. Towson-7:30 p.m.WT at Maryland-1:30 p.m. Thursday: MBB vs. St. Bonn./Dayton-7 p.m.**B at Coppin St.-3 p.m.

Meisner for president – Staff editorial

This year’s campaign for Student Association president highlights several consistent themes: better communication, student advocacy, increased accountability. The candidates for the SA’s top spot include two current senators, an SA insider running as an outsider and a grassroots activist with limited experience. From this group of four students with similar ideas and different levels of […]

Marvelous 3’s Hey! Album lacks memorable music

From the photos on Marvelous 3’s latest album cover, Hey! Album (Elektra Entertainment), you would think the members of the band were the biggest hoodlums to come around in a long time. They have the black leather, the piercings, the tattoos, even the required sneer for the camera. Listen to the band’s empty music, and […]

After long battle, women’s center to open

Two Women’s Center founders gasped when they opened the wooden French doors and walked into the bright room decorated with colored bulletin boards and paintings. “Wow! This is so cool.” After months of planning and negotiations with the University, the founders were treated to a sneak peak of the long-awaited Women’s Center at their meeting […]

GW topples Xavier, takes A-10 West title

Shawnta Rogers wasn’t going to let Xavier – or the flu – stop him. A championship was on the line. It was his last game in the Smith Center, and the 5,454 raucous fans who filled the arena Saturday almost expected something special from Rogers. He didn’t disappoint. The 5-4 senior hit a three-pointer at […]