March 8, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 54

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

GW men will dance in NCAAs

After the men’s and women’s NCAA Tournament selection shows Sunday, utter dejection and jubilation filled the same room in the Smith Center in the span of an hour. The GW men’s basketball team celebrated making it into the NCAA Tournament as the 11th seed in the south region, while the GW women’s team failed to […]

Far Too Jones tries to mimic sounds of other pop band

On its album Picture Postcard Walls, Far Too Jones sounds far too close to a billion other artists. The songs are not terrible but they lack an original sound. On the first track, “As Good As You,” the name John Cougar Mellencamp springs to mind. Unfortunately, there’s no clapping like in Mellencamp’s “Jack and Diane,” […]

GW spins to Latin tunes in J Street

Latin dance music filled the air in J Street Thursday night as students gathered around the makeshift dance floor. A crowd of about 150 people swayed to the upbeat tempo but eyed the dance floor with skepticism. Then Ricardo “El Salsero” stepped on to the floor and invited everyone to form lines on either side […]

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News Briefs

ESIA schedules alternate graduation reception Saturday Elliott School of International Affairs decided Friday to hold an alternate reception May 15 for family and friends of ESIA students who are unable to attend the school’s May 14 graduation ceremony. The alternate reception is a response to student protest about the scheduling of the school’s graduation ceremony […]

After complaints, GW stresses service

University Police officers interviewed J Street and GW Bookstore employees last month about their involvement in violence and threats, raising questions about the quality of campus services and training. A student reported to UPD March 1 that a bookstore employee had threatened to hit her March 1. “Obviously, it’s an isolated incident, but it should […]

GW students form anti-racist group

Anti-Racist Action, a newly formed student group, will create a game plan for its “counter-protesting” crusade when it meets for the first time Wednesday night in the Marvin Center. Part of an international organization with chapters in Belize, Canada, Columbia and the United States, the group is the first solely anti-racist group in recent GW […]

SA election results change; court delays runoff

Three members of the Joint Elections Committee resigned Friday night hours after the committee announced its preliminary student election results were inaccurate. Resha Shah, Kim McCaughey and Stefanie Weinstein said they resigned their spots on the committee because of academic concerns. The nine-member panel has shrunk to five students. Former chair Kevin Burkett resigned last […]

Referendum on SA split passes

The Student Association will appoint a commission to research the possible separation of the SA into graduate and undergraduate bodies, after students voted 933-206 to support the referendum to split the organization in last week’s election. At a Rules Committee meeting Friday, SA members said the commission will gather information, conduct research on student opinion […]

J Street election night flashbacks

I know everyone must be tired of hearing about the Student Association elections by now, but because I spent Wednesday night at J Street until about 6 a.m., the elections are all that is on my mind. It is has always struck me that the SA takes itself very, very seriously, especially considering that when […]