February 24, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 45

Stories from the February 24, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Candidate Profile: Atif Qarni

Name: Atif Qarni Hometown: Baltimore, Md. Major: SociologyYear: JuniorCredentials: Student Association Outreach Committee, SA Undergraduate Policy Committee, president of Pakistani Student Association, vice president of the International Student Society, volunteer coordinator for Miriam’s Kitchen, corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves. Web site: http://gwu.edu/~atif Junior Atif Qarni’s campaign for the Student Association presidency is not […]

Comeback Colonials

Tuesday’s comeback at Xavier was just the latest in a string of dramatic second-half comebacks this season. Nov. 27, 1999 South Florida 41, GW 34 at the halfGame tied 46-46 at 16:39Final: GW 88, USF 76 Dec. 11Siena 68, GW 52 at 16:00GW 82, Siena 80 at 4:00Final: Siena 94, GW 91 Jan. 3, 2000Old […]

It’s James Madison in a landslide, 13-5

A day after President’s Day, James Madison University routed GW’s baseball team 13-5 Tuesday afternoon in Harrisonburg, Va. – sending the Colonials to a 1-6 record. The start is the Colonials’ worst since 1997, when GW opened 1-11. The Colonials have opened in similar fashion the last seven seasons. Tuesday’s loss to JMU (6-2) came […]

Candidate Profile: Heather Fink

Name: Heather Fink Hometown: Roxbury, N.J. Major: PhilosophyYear: FreshmanCredentials: secretarial work, active in high school student government, singing, theatre, tutoring, volunteer work, worked for local Democratic Campaign Committee Upon coming to GW this fall, Heather Fink’s high expectations of the University met what she believes to be harsh realities. Everywhere she looked on campus, Fink […]

Women’s Basketball Preview

George Washington (21-4, 12-2 Atlantic 10) Dayton (14-11, 9-5 A-10) Thursday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m. Smith Center Head coaches: GW-Joe McKeown (11th season) Dayton-Jaci Clark (second season) All-time series record: GW leads 9-0Last meeting: GW 82-66 at the University of Dayton Arena (Jan. 20, 2000) Last meeting at the Smith Center: GW 67-54 (Feb. 5, […]

Candidate Profile: Chris Voss

Name: Chris Voss Hometown: Anoka, Minn. Major: Economics and BiologyYear: JuniorCredentials: Student Association Dining Services chair, Colonial Inauguration cabinet member, founder of Students for a Better GW, community facilitatorWeb site: www.stormloader.com/vote4voss The way Chris Voss sees it, the Student Association Senate has a few problems – political divisiveness, lack of visibility and slow progress. Luckily, […]

Upcoming games

Thursday WBBall vs. Dayton-7 p.m. FridayGymnastics vs. James Madison-7 p.m. SaturdayBaseball vs. Le Moyne (DH)-12 p.m. MBBall at Fordham-2 p.m. WTennis at ArmyMTennis at HamptonWWater Polo at Princeton Invitational SundayBaseball vs. Le Moyne-12 p.m. Gymnastics at Rhode Island-1 p.m. WBBall at Duquesne-6:30 p.m. WWater Polo at Princeton Invitational

Election postering creates disputes

Some Student Association candidates utilized separate rules that other groups have for elections by postering sooner than SA rules permitted Wednesday evening. A few SA candidates put Program Board and Marvin Center Governing Board posters up earlier than 5:30 p.m., the designated time established by the Student Association Election Committee. At 5:30 p.m., some SA […]

Just quit it

Outside most campus buildings, one is sure to notice a small congregation of people standing, cigarettes dangling in hand. Although most of them are over the legal smoking age. Many students who started smoking said they began when they were minors. In light of recent successful state lawsuits against tobacco companies, many anti-smoking organizations have […]

Aramark exhibits history of disputes

Aramark, the company that is contracted to provide food services for GW, has had its share of labor problems. Last week Aramark employees who work at J Street met with union leaders to consult about difficulties they have receiving their full salaries on a weekly basis. The employees called for full payment and more respect […]