April 26, 1999

Volume 95, Issue 66

Stories from the April 26, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

SA could move funding process to cyberspace

Student Association President-elect Phil Meisner wants to make the student group allocation process more convenient by putting it on the Internet. “Everything that can be automated will be automated,” Meisner said. Meisner said student groups will be able to apply online for allocations. “The whole system will be updated with new technology,” Meisner said. “Groups […]

Shooting scapegoats – Staff editorial

In the aftermath of the tragedy at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., school administrators around the nation are devising ways to prevent a repeat occurrence. Their efforts are laudable, but some schools are taking preventative measures to an extreme. Administrators have banned trench coats in some Colorado public schools because they fear copycat crimes […]

Meisner proposes single allocation formula

Student Association Senate Finance Committee members finished spring student group financial allocations Tuesday and prepared to make next year’s allocation process fair and on time. But SA President-elect Phil Meisner said he will reject the spring allocations because the process is unfair. “My goal is to make sure that groups get responses on time, and […]

Mescheriakov readies for future

Only a few GW basketball players are remembered by every fan who has witnessed a Colonials game. Graduate student Yegor Mescheriakov is one of them. Standing at 6-9, Mescheriakov has dazzled fans with his intense slam dunks and dynamic all-around skills. In the last four years, Mescheriakov has helped give the GW basketball program a […]

Mount Vernon forms advisory council

The GW Student Association Senate recently passed a resolution endorsing the Mount Vernon advisory council, a system of ad hoc committees formed to address the needs of students at the all-female campus. “(Mount Vernon) students have very different needs,” said Jesse Strauss, SA executive vice president. “The SA needs to take a hands-off approach.” The […]

Upcoming Games

B-baseball Monday: B at Howard-3 p.m. Tuesday: B vs. James Madison-3 p.m. Wednesday: no games scheduled Thursday: no games scheduled

Lehman says part-time pay scale is justified

GW’s pay scale for part-time professors was not created or structured to provide a living wage, said Donald Lehman, GW’s vice president for academic affairs. Some part-time faculty members said recently low pay and a lack of benefits hurt the quality of services they provide students. But Lehman said the pay scale for part-time instructors […]

Explorers discover late-season sweep

The GW baseball team had a chance to solidify its hold on second place in the Atlantic 10’s West Division when it played third-place La Salle this weekend. Instead, the Colonials ended up digging a hole for themselves as the Explorers swept a three-game series at Barcroft Park. GW (22-23, 8-7 A-10) entered the weekend […]

Former U.N. adviser explains war, peace

A renowned political scientist spoke about “The U.N.’s Role in War and Peace” Thursday in the Elliott School of International Affairs commons. Michael W. Doyle, a professor at Princeton University and director of the Center of International Studies, is the Elliott School’s newest visiting Welling Professor. Doyle presented observations from his extensive field research in […]

GW plays bridesmaid to UMass

The men’s and women’s crews competed Saturday in the Atlantic 10 Championships in Collingswood, N.J. The women finished second in what has become a predictable result at the A-10s, while the men picked up a couple of strong finishes. The women finished behind Massachusetts in total points, which has been the case all four years […]