February 24, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 45

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

GW celebrates George’s birthday in style

GW celebrated George Washington’s birthday in colonial style Tuesday evening. This year’s events, the second annual University celebration of Washington’s birthday, included music, food and tributes to George Washington’s era. The ceremony began in Kogan Plaza with a performance by an eight-member fife and drum corps, followed by remarks by John Douglas Hall, a visitor […]

Web worthy — staff editorial

Several Student Association candidates incorporated Web sites into their campaigns, an excellent medium for candidates to communicate platforms and other essential information to voters. While pleasing to the eye, many of the sites provide a valuable source of information for curious voters. When election day arrives, students can no longer use the excuse that they […]

Candidate Profile: Cathy Resler

Name: Cathy Resler Hometown: Fairfield, OhioMajors: Environmental Studies and Geography, Economics minor Year: JuniorCredentials: Student Association CSAS undergraduate senator, Residence Hall Association, Dining Services Commission, Students for a Free Tibet, International Affairs Society, Munson Hall Council, Security Advisory Board, New Hall Council, legislative assistant to the SA Senate, SA assistant vice president of Undergraduate Policy. […]

Candidate Profile: David Burt

Name: David Burt Hometown: BermudaMajor: Finance and Information SystemsYear: Non-graduating SeniorCredentials: College Democrats, Residence Hall Association, marketing director of the Association of Caribbean Students, former president of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, secretary of National Pan-Hellenic Council, Student Association director for Greek Affairs, NAACP, finance chair SA Senate, Faculty Senate Committee for Athletics and Recreation, Deans […]

Xavier hangs onto lead second time around

Sometimes the final score leaves far too much to the imagination. For example, just looking at the 88-76 result from GW’s Tuesday night loss to Xavier would never reveal that the Colonials turned a blowout laugher into a dramatic finish with yet another comeback – this time at one of the toughest arenas in the […]

Student use of note taking service raises concerns

Sophomore Bari Karlin says she plans to use online lecture note providers to supplement her biology lecture notes, not replace them. I think going to class helps you learn (the material) better than going online and getting the notes, Karlin said. When you hear something, it’s easier to learn. When you get the notes online, […]

Candidate Profile: Abby Lestition

Hometown: Buffalo, N.Y. Major: International AffairsYear: SophomoreCredentials: Event planner for Thurston Hall Block Party, editor of Cherry Tree, president of Students Helping Students, director of Student Involvement for the Student Association, STARWeb site: www.gwu.edu/`abbylest The Student Association showed little luster in the last year and a half to Abby Lestition. But she said she wants […]

Men’s Basketball Preview

George Washington (13-13, 7-6 Atlantic 10) Fordham (13-13, 6-8 A-10) Saturday, Feb. 26, 2 p.m. Rose Hill Gym (3,470) Bronx, N.Y. TV: A-10 TVRadio: WAGE 1200 AM (available on Internet at Broadcast.com) Campus Radio: WRGW 540 AM (available on GWTV Channel 22; available on Internet at www.gwradio.com) Rankings: Fordham is ranked 97th in the unofficial […]

GW hosts lively swing competition Saturday

The GW Jitterbugs Swing Club hosted the first Intercollegiate Swing Dance Competition Saturday in the Marvin Center Ballroom. The actual competition only went on for a fraction of the day, which was filled with workshops, a dinner and hours of live music by The Tom Cunningham Orchestra. More than 25 different swingers from around the […]

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 […]