November 11, 1999

Volume 96, Issue 29

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

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 […]

Quote of the Week

Phil Meisner on testifying at Tuesday’s impeachment.I feel like I am on `Law and Order’

Tragic flaw — staff editorial

In a confounding case that painfully illustrates flaws in the Joint Elections Committee procedures, former GW student Edward Meinert was not a registered student when he ran for SA president last semester. The JEC must change its charter to ensure that a similar incident never happens again. No formal background check was done for potential […]

Atlantic 10 Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Poll

(first place votes in parantheses) West 1. Xavier (7)2. George Washington (3)3. Virginia Tech (2)4. Dayton5. La Salle6. Duquesne East 1. St. Joseph’s (12)2. Massachusetts3. Fordham4. Temple5. St. Bonaventure6. Rhode Island Elisa Aguilar. First Team All-ConferenceKristeena Alexander. Third Team All-ConferenceLindsey Davidson, Erica Lawrence. All-Rookie Team

GW’s three stars run down Five Star, 98-83

GW men’s basketball coach Tom Penders has said the Colonials would be a good offensive team this year whenever at least two of his guards are clicking. In its exhibition opener Tuesday night at the Smith Center, GW debuted its three-guard lineup with a performance that was clicking on all cylinders. SirValiant Brown made his […]