On Oct. 29, I received a phone call from a fellow senator informing me that the impeachment petition had been signed and would be handed in. I thought to myself I didn’t sign up for this. I accepted my position as a freshman senator, and I did so with the intention of doing positive things. […]
November 4, 1999
Volume 96, Issue 27
Stories from the November 4, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.
Student Association President Phil Meisner announced Wednesday night that he plans to dissolve the SA and form a new student government in the wake of his impeachment by the Senate last week. Over the past weeks, I, and many others, have realized that the SA no longer functions as a student government, Meisner said in […]
After reading Monday’s edition of The Hatchet, I realized that information about the Senate Impeaches Meisner (p. 1) and the accompanying staff editorial (p. 4) left many students asking questions out of confusion. I’d like to start by explaining a few things about the Student Association. First, each spring the student body elects a president, […]
Former Independent Counsel and GW alumnus Kenneth Starr spoke on campus Tuesday night about the failings of the Independent Counsel Act in light of the Watergate scandal and his recent Whitewater investigation. One of the things that was misguided in the wake of Watergate was the creation of the Independent Counsel statute, said Starr, who […]
Mike Hungerford, a GW freshman, said he likes Rage Against the Machine, who visited Tower Records Monday night..I wouldn’t be as much into the music if it weren’t for the message. They’re trying to do something with their popularity instead of pissing it away.
GW Student Health Services held a clinic where more than 1,000 students received a meningitis vaccination Wednesday. Operating in both the Marvin Center Ballroom and the Thurston Hall television lounge, Student Health staff joined nurses and aides from VACCESSHealth, a private company that specializes in conducting mass-immunization clinics, to administer the vaccination. Isabel Goldenberg, medical […]
Thirteen former Mount Vernon College professors recently filed a lawsuit against GW. The tenure or tenure-track professors claim that the University violated their contracts by letting them go, when MVC was dissolved as an independent college last May. When GW formed an affiliation with the financially struggling institution in 1996, President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg said […]
Adviser to President Bill Clinton Ann Lewis told students at GW’s Mount Vernon campus Monday that women need to get more involved in political issues. Women are not stepping forward and saying `We’re not going to take this anymore,’ Lewis said. Lewis spoke at an event sponsored by Mount Vernon campus Executive Dean Grae Baxter […]
The GW women’s basketball team dominated the University of Latvia Select Team 80-50 in the Colonial women’s exhibition opener at the Smith Center Tuesday night. The up-tempo game featured GW’s intense full-court press, which caused many of Latvia Select’s 29 turnovers. All 11 of head coach Joe McKeown’s eligible players saw double-digit minutes in the […]
The wildly popular Harry Potter children’s book series recently faced criticism by parents claiming that the stories teach witchcraft and sorcery – they say it has facets of Devil-worship. These concerned parents undoubtedly have the welfare of children in mind, but censoring the Harry Potter series would not serve the children’s best interest. Children are […]