February 24, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 45

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

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 […]

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 […]