March 4, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 53

Stories from the March 4, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Preliminary Election Results

Student Assocation president Alexis Rice 868 votes (40.96%)Paul Prados 160 (7.55%)Ed Meinert 258 (12.17%)Phil Meisner 778 (36.71%) Student Association executive vice president Caity Leu 686 votes (33.59%)Derek Grosso 648 (31.73%)Cat Sadler 653 (31.97%) Program Board Chair Ruth Abu Sahid 1195 votes Program Board Vice Chair Seth Weinert 913 votesShreema Sanghvi 508 votes MCGB At-large Rep. […]

JEC chair quits hours before election ends

Joint Elections Committee Chair Kevin Burkett resigned Wednesday, hours before final election results were tabulated and winners announced. JEC spokesperson Kristen-Marie Kaczynski said Burkett notified the committee via e-mail that he no longer will be serving as chair. She said the JEC held an emergency meeting Wednesday to discuss the resignation. JEC Vice Chair Jason […]

More students apply to GW than in 1998

The number of undergraduate applicants to the University has increased by 1,000 to more than 14,300 this year, said Kathy Napper, director of undergraduate admissions. “We will continue to rise as we get late applications, particularly from international students,” Napper said. “The quality of students are at least as good as last year.” Napper said […]

Next stop: (W)NBA) – Staff editorial

Shawnta Rogers and Noelia Gomez will play their final games for GW this month, leaving behind basketball teams that have flourished during their careers. They have provided fans some of the most exciting games the Smith Center has ever hosted. And to cap incredible careers, Rogers and Gomez were recently named Atlantic 10 players of […]

News Briefs

CSAS names new Welling professor The Columbian School of Arts and Sciences has named political scientist and author John Kingdon a Welling professor. He will begin a two-year stint with the University this semester. Kingdon will deliver the first of his lectures, “Monica and the American Political System: Reflections on What it All Means,” in […]

Upcoming Games

B-baseballG-gymnasticsMT-men’s tennisWT-women’s tennisMBB-men’s basketball *at A-10 Tourn.(DH)-doubleheader Thursday: MBB vs. Dayton-7 p.m.*B at Coppin St.-3 p.m. Friday: MBB vs. TBD-9 p.m.* Saturday: MBB vs. TBD-6 p.m.*B vs. Fairfield-12 p.m.(DH)MT vs. UMass-9 a.m.G at WVU- 7 p.m. Sunday: B vs. Fairfield-12 p.m.MT vs. Bloomsburg-11 a.m.WT at Howard-1 p.m.

PB prepares to `unite’ students with weeklong celebration

The Program Board will sponsor Unity Week March 8-12 for the first time in two years in an attempt to unite GW’s diverse campus. Ni-Cheng Liang, PB multicultural affairs chair, said she does not know why the event was not held the last two years but is optimistic about this year’s turnout. She said the […]

McCalla sets school record in GW loss

The GW gymnastics team lost to Towson University for the second time this season, falling to the Tigers 194.475-194.175, but posted the second-best score in school history. The Colonial women fell just short of beating the school record they set Feb. 25 against James Madison University, when they scored 194.350. “I’m just really happy with […]

Mock trial team seeks funds for tournament

The GW Mock Trial Team has earned the opportunity to send two of its three teams to Minnesota for national competition, but the team is struggling to find financial support for the trip. Mock Trial Team coach Jason Kropp said the invitation is an incredible accomplishment for a team in only its third year of […]

SPADE highlights talents of GW students in one-time performance

Student Performance Art and Dance Event (SPADE) will take place in the Dorothy Betts Theatre Thursday at 7:30 p.m. The show is produced and performed entirely by students. This year’s SPADE will feature four dance pieces and two performance art pieces. The performance art pieces combine song, dance and drama. The show’s only theme is […]