March 11, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 55

Stories from the March 11, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Serving on the JEC took too great a toll

When I made the decision to resign from the Joint Elections Committee, it was after much consideration. Though I planned to move forward with my other commitments, there apparently is still need for explanation. I resigned from the JEC because my grades were in jeopardy. Period. There is no other reason. Contrary to popular speculation, […]

NCAA, grades and rules – Staff editorial

A federal judge in Philadelphia ruled Monday that the NCAA’s freshman eligibility standards violate federal civil rights laws because of their “unjustified” impact on black students. The case will be appealed, but if it stands, Division I and II schools will no longer be required to follow rules designed to improve athletes’ graduation rates and […]