March 25, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 57

Stories from the March 25, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Candidates say SA mudslinging is going too far

Burning posters and complaints of unethical campaigning have set the scene for the Student Association presidential and executive vice presidential runoff elections this week. The runoffs Wednesday and Thursday come in the wake of a March 3-4 election that declared presidential candidate Alexis Rice the winner in a preliminary count. But after a recount a […]

U.S. News overlooks SBPM

GW’s School of Business and Public Management was not ranked among this year’s U.S. News & World Report‘s top 50 graduate business schools, despite reported efforts to gain admittance into the magazine’s top tier. SBPM administrators have conducted a campaign to be placed in U.S. News‘ annual ranking of top graduate schools, according to The […]

Threatening e-mails urge Grosso to drop out of race

A Student Association executive vice president candidate filed a report with University Police this week, claiming he received harassing e-mails that threaten to “destroy” his life if he does not drop out of the race. Derek Grosso, who faces Caity Leu in a runoff this week, said he received three e-mails and one handwritten note […]

GW to change residence hall locks

Students in all residence halls should turn in their room keys starting Thursday because their door locks will be changed, according to the Community Living and Learning Center. CLLC made the decision to change all the locks along with University Police, Facilities Management and the Department of Risk Management, said Helen Dias, director of operations […]

Setting a tangled record straight

“Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.” These words apply as well to the student candidates running for office at GW in 1999 as they did to Sir Walter Scott in England in 1808. Picture if you will a paid advertisement for a Student Association presidential candidate with a […]

GW begins spring golf season slowly

GW golf started its spring season on a mediocre note this month, as the team finished in the middle of the pack in two tournaments and dominated a dual meet. The Colonials finished eighth out of 15 teams in the inaugural GW Invitational March 20-21 at Swan Point Yacht and Country Club in Issue, Md. […]

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to all I would like to take this opportunity to thank every single person who took the time to write in Phil Meisner for Student Association president and myself for SA executive vice president in the first round of elections. The results of the elections illustrate that every vote makes a difference and your […]

Even convicted sex offenders have rights

LEXINGTON, Ky. – While most of us were celebrating during spring break, ABC’s “Nightline” broadcast a two-part special on the life of Jonathan Hawes. He is a convicted child molester who was paroled after spending five years in prison. The issue of child molestation may not seem an integral part of a college community, but […]

The international community continues to forget about Africa

Because the world is anxiously awaiting the possible escalation of the ongoing Kosovo conflict, most of U.S. foreign policy and media attention is devoted to that part of the world. Unfortunately, as a result, another equally crucial region is left devoid of any international or U.S. attention, even as the events taking shape there threaten […]

Hidden treasure – Staff editorial

Sholl’s Colonial Cafeteria has been a Washington landmark for more than 70 years. Its clientele has included everyone from members of Congress to members of the underclass. It serves up pie and chicken and a lot more – area residents are as loyal to the local cafeteria as Seinfeld and his friends were to Monk’s. […]