March 8, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 54

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

Letters to the Editor

You call that news? As I sat at work last Thursday and logged on to, I was very interested to see the article “Fraternities circumvent University’s keg policy” (p. 1). Being that this article was in the “Top News” section of, I was anxious to see what had happened over the weekend to […]

Washington baseball stadium proposal strikes out

So now it’s a baseball stadium. Get this straight, please – I’m in favor of baseball in the District of Columbia. As a former player and current fan, I like the game. The game of baseball, that is. But there’s another game going on in downtown Washington that I don’t like, and neither should any […]

B?isbol en Havana – Staff editorial

The Baltimore Orioles appear set to play two exhibition games against the Cuban national team this spring. The first will be March 28 in Havana. The second will be at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on one of the Orioles’ days off from Major League Baseball’s regular season in April. The deal was reached after […]

JEC: Easy as 1,2,4 – Staff editorial

This year’s Joint Elections Committee has provided students with a comedy of errors unlike any other in recent memory. First came the saga surrounding the removal of several Student Association candidates from the ballot for rules violations. Then came the election-night drama of waiting until 6 a.m. for the results. Now, in what is sure […]

Upcoming Games

G-golfB-baseball *Williamsburg, Va. Monday: G at Kingsmill Invit.*B vs. Fairfield-1 p.m. Tuesday: G at Kingsmill Invit.*B vs. Maryland-2:30 p.m. Wednesday: no games scheduled Thursday: no games scheduled

Rams stampede GW on way to conference title

PHILADELPHIA – The GW men’s basketball team ended its pre-NCAA Tournament season the way most teams did – with a loss in a postseason conference tournament. But the Colonials (20-8) took it to the extreme, as eventual champion Rhode Island embarrassed them in the Atlantic 10 Tournament semifinals Friday. The Rams snared the A-10’s automatic […]

Students elect four new MCGB members

Students elected two write-in candidates to the five-member Marvin Center Governing Board during last week’s elections. Peter Frost, Andy Malowitz, Mark Richman and Tony Sayegh were elected to the MCGB, but only Malowitz and Richman appeared on the ballot. Sayegh, who will fill the graduate student position, and Frost were elected as write-in candidates. Mike […]

Author David Sedaris brings humor to Lisner

Before he landed his popular monthly spot on National Public Radio, published two bestsellers and penned scripts for productions at Lincoln Center, David Sedaris’ r?sum? looked like that of a high school dropout: House cleaner. Restaurant dishwasher. Fruit picker. Paint stripper. Furniture mover. Honest, unromantic and laden with dirt, Sedaris’ writing is much like his […]

Recount puts Rice, Meisner in presidential runoff; Grosso to face Leu in bid for EVP

The student court postponed runoff elections for Student Association president and executive vice president for two weeks after presidential candidate Alexis Rice asked the Joint Elections Committee to recount votes from last week’s elections. The JEC announced earlier in the week it inaccurately tabulated election returns, and said Rice was one vote short of the […]

Diane Izzo blends folk and rock on One

A recent addition to the music industry, Diane Izzo, whose voice resembles Paula Cole’s, showcases her unique vocal and guitar abilities on her debut album One (Sugar Free Records). Blending rock and folk melodies, as well as a little blues, Izzo’s new release offers listeners a wide variety of material. Although One marks her entrance […]