March 8, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 54

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

Quashing speculation about the JEC

Before rumors start to fly too much, I wanted to comment on my resignation as chair of the Joint Elections Committee. It is my hope that this letter will serve as an explanation and apology to the campus in general, the candidates, and most importantly, my friends on the JEC. My decision to leave the […]

GW takes two from Fairfield

The GW baseball team took both games of a doubleheader against Fairfield University Sunday afternoon at a cold and windy Barcroft Park. Colonial pitching dominated the twinbill. Starters Ari Zagaris and Adam Belicic combined to give up just four hits and one run. The three-game series with Fairfield (0-2) was moved back a day after […]

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 […]