November 11, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 29

Stories from the November 11, 1999 issue of the GW Hatchet.


In the Nov. 8 article GW student reports sexual assault in JBKO, the statement Stafford said the woman who reported the incident did not know her attacker, but knew the man’s friend, who also lived in JBKO Hall was inaccurate. According to University Police, two females met two non-GW males at a club and asked […]

High court hears student fees case

The Supreme Court heard debate Tuesday on whether mandatory student fees at state universities should support student organizations promoting political beliefs. The case, Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin vs. Southworth, stems from a University of Wisconsin-Madison complaint that student fees are used to promote liberal organizations, and students who do not support […]

Hippodrome remains incomplete, students await opening of diner

The new eatery on the Marvin Center’s fifth floor, Dine-a-Vision, will open Friday, administrators said. The restaurant is meant to be the highlight of the newly renovated floor, but delays in construction have caused it to open later than the rest of the new fifth floor facilities. First there were some contract and permit issues, […]

Jewish programming intends to educate

Students can sip lattes, paint homemade pottery, dance the Horah and learn once and for all why Jews don’t believe in Jesus this month at Hillel. It is Jewish Awareness Month, the drive to increase participation at GW’s Jewish student center. The diverse Jewish social, educational and cultural programs, ranging from last week’s X-Files premiere […]

Jackson Jr. talks equality, civil rights

Congressional representatives addressing the College Democrats Tuesday night emphasized the importance of equality in America. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) and Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.) spoke on issues from Census 2000 to equal pay for women in speeches that lasted almost two hours in the Marvin Center Ballroom. We are too young not to fight […]

News Brief

GW student threatens President Clinton A GW student was hospitalized after assaulting a UPD officer and threatening to kill President Bill Clinton Oct. 30, a UPD official said. UPD received a call from the Secret Service, which was holding a student in custody near the White House. (He) appeared to be under the influence of […]

A new beginning — staff editorial

The Student Association Senate made a powerful statement Wednesday morning when it voted to remove President Phil Meisner. Now the SA must prove that Meisner was the reason why the SA has been so chaotic and ineffective this year. The SA must act with the same vigor and intensity in advocating for student’s issues as […]

Bradley puts integrity back into politics

This weekend, I had the honor and the privilege to attend a campaign trip to support a truly inspirational leader in his journey toward the presidency. After spending the weekend in New Hampshire, I want you to know exactly why casting your vote and enlisting your support to Bill Bradley’s presidential campaign will certainly change […]

Phil Meisner’s legacy will live on

It is with a great deal of sadness that I write this Wednesday morning. As I am sure it will be reported in The Hatchet, Phil Meisner was removed from his position as the president of the Student Association Wednesday morning. Last year, I ran to be the executive vice president of the Student Association, […]

Too little, too late for SA president

Too little, too late. Let me sum up the impeachment hearing of Student Association President Phil Meisner with those four words. For those of you who found better things to do at 3 a.m., that is all you really need to know. More than 10 times during his testimony Wednesday morning, Student Association President Phil […]