November 4, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 27

Stories from the November 4, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.

MVC professors to fight GW in legal battle

Depositions will begin next week in a civil case filed by 13 former professors of Mount Vernon College, who say GW violated their contracts when the University took over the college’s academic programs. We feel that tenure is a contract, and therefore Mount Vernon College had certain contractual obligations, said Monica Heppel, a former associate […]

Classifieds (11/4)

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Fraternity report re-ignites conflict

Controversy concerning the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and the University resurfaced this week after closed judicial reports, which chronicle alleged violations committed by the fraternity and its members, became available from a source who wished to remain unidentified. University officials said they did not know who sent the documents but verified the report is an […]

GW tries to slow the national trendof teacher shortage

GW’s school of education is taking steps to help prevent a national teacher shortage, which is predicted to escalate during the next decade, administrators said. The American Council of Education advised college and university presidents to improve teaching and computer training, internships and participation from professors outside education facilities to help prevent an anticipated shortage […]

Students learn how to `live for Islam’

The president of the Muslim Association at the University of Maryland College Park told a group of students that to live for Islam is to live for Allah. Kareem Darwish spoke in Corcoran Hall Tuesday at a lecture, which was the seventh in a series entitled Living for Islam where students are studying the book […]

News Brief

GW is investigating an unregistered mixer between Kappa Sigma and Delta Gamma, a University official said. David Pine, manager of Student Judicial Services, said his office received a report that there was an unregistered mixer. He said alcohol was present at the event, according to the report his office received. Tom Vecchio, Kappa Sigma president, […]


In the Nov. 1 news brief, Sigma Alpha Epsilon spices up haunted house, the president of Sigma Alpha Epsilon should have been reported as Jared Reiss. In the Oct. 25 article Student volunteers carve pumpkins with D.C. children, the GW Hatchet incorrectly stated the name of the sorority Phi Sigma Sigma.

Impeachment wastes time, energy

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. […]

Meisner plans to dissolve SA

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 […]

Meisner’s actions at question

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, […]