November 8, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 28

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

SA petition prompts concerns

The storm of controversy surrounding the impeachment of Student Association President Phil Meisner and his pledge to dissolve the SA intensified this weekend as new fears arose about funding for student groups. Tuesday’s impeachment trial and the circulation of petitions to dissolve the SA have many students wondering what will happen to allocations. Student groups […]

Sports Briefs

Penders expects up to two recruits The basketball early-signing period starts Wednesday and men’s basketball coach Tom Penders said Saturday the team has three basketball scholarships opening up next year, and they may all be filled. I feel very good about our chances to get a very high level player and stay away from the […]

The road from rape

This story is first in a two-part series examining rape on campus In the early morning hours of Oct. 30, a female GW student was sexually assaulted in JBKO Residence Hall. Her attacker was the male friend of another man who lived in the building. This is the most recent incident of reported sexual assault […]

Former SA candidate pleads guilty to first-degree fraud

Former GW student Ed Meinert, once a very active member of the GW community, pled guilty to two counts of fraud last month. He ran for Student Association president last spring and the Advisory Neighborhood Commission, was a member of the Colonial Cabinet and interned on Capitol Hill, former friends of his said. But what […]

Basketball Preview: McKeown, nothing but a success

It is not hard to figure out why the GW women’s basketball program in the 1990s has being nothing less than dominant. It is rather easy in fact to realize why GW is 224-85 (.725) in the decade, which includes two Sweet 16 appearances and one Elite Eight appearance in seven NCAA Tournaments. This winning […]

Archer Prewitt fails to produce results on solo effort

Archer Prewitt set some high expectations for himself. After spending recent years as the sublime vocal mastermind in the seminal Chicago post-rock combo, The Sea and Cake, Prewitt returns to the spotlight with a new solo effort, White Sky (Carrot Top Records). Unfortunately, Prewitt dives deep into the deceptively placid sea of blissful pop music, […]

Classifieds (11/4)

Classified Ads Help Wanted Announcements Personal Services Opportunities Internships Housing Offered Housing Wanted Travel Tutoring Typing/Word Proc. For Sale Miscellaneous


The Nov. 4 article Fraternity report re-ignites conflict: Judicial report points to numerous Sigma Alpha Epsilon violations should have included that in 1996, Student Judicial Services found one member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon not in violation of a sexual assault charge.

Basketball Preview: Penders: I want to go to a Final Four

GW men’s basketball coach Tom Penders has been many places in his coaching career: Tufts and Columbia universities, Fordham, Rhode Island, the University of Texas and finally GW. Despite his experience, Penders feels for the first time in his career, he has the full support of the college where he is coaching. Everybody here wants […]