April 8, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 61

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

News Briefs

NATO Summit seeks GW volunteers Volunteers are needed for the 50th Anniversary NATO Summit that will be held in Washington, D.C., April 22-25. Volunteer opportunities include office work, press and media logistics, and site planning. Volunteers with strong foreign language and computer skills are needed. Students with an interest in government relations and event planning […]

Multicultural Seder celebrates freedom

The GW Hillel sponsored the third annual Multicultural Freedom Seder Tuesday at the Western Presbyterian Church to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Passover. Passover commemorates the deliverance of the Hebrews from slavery in Egypt. The stories told at Passover are meant to give those of the Jewish faith an understanding of their ancestors’ flight from […]

Court drops case against JEC

The student court dismissed Monday a case filed against the Joint Elections Committee that claimed the JEC did not enforce its rules during the election season. Plaintiff Adam Segal, a former member of the Alexis Rice campaign, argued in the case that President-elect Phil Meisner overspent money during the campaign season, and the JEC failed […]

IFC votes to expand fraternity system

The Interfraternity Council unanimously voted March 8 to bring a Sigma Phi Epsilon chapter to campus this fall, newly installed IFC President Seth Greenberg said. Greenberg said Sigma Phi Epsilon has a strong national organization, and the fraternity’s “Balanced Man Project” is one of its strengths. “(The Balanced Man Project) is basically their four-year development […]

New Judicial Services manager hopes to involve students

New Student Judicial Services Manager David Pine said he plans to educate students about their involvement in University judicial matters and student conduct issues. “I want to create a level playing field,” said Pine, who started Monday. “I want students to be aware of policy arrangements and the rights they are entitled to.” Associate Vice […]

Letters to the Editor

Don’t complain, get involved Lonnie Giamela’s April 5 letter to the editor (“Helping each other out,” p. 4) made a good point – despite all the negativity that can often take hold during election season, the Student Association can do good things for the students, like the SA test file. But the work of the […]

The truth about Kosovo

(U-WIRE) LEXINGTON, Ky. – Imagine the following scenario: Puerto Ricans have organized a Puerto Rican Liberation Army to claim Florida as their land, laying claims to it because they have lived there for 50 years after emigrating from Puerto Rico. The U.S. Army decides to protect its own territory, but the Big Powers, headed by […]

Working to give power back to students

With the recent campus elections finally over, I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Cathy Resler. I am a newly elected Columbian School undergraduate Student Association senator, and I would like to inform the public of some of my priorities for the coming year. My foremost priority is ensuring that part-time faculty in all […]

Our new age of heroic striving

Books that tell you everything’s OK don’t usually sell many copies, so publishers give preference to those that are full of bad news. And you don’t have to roam through too many bookstores – actual or electronic – to learn how sadly we have fallen away from our far superior ancestors. We’re full of weird […]

Sports Briefs

GW teams notch wins The GW women’s tennis team registered a win this week, while the GW men split a pair of matches last week. The women’s tennis team won at George Mason University 5-4 Wednesday afternoon for its third win in four matches. “It was a very good test to see where we are,” […]