February 24, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 45

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

Low show — staff editorial

The only thing more disturbing than the Fox special, Who Wants to Marry a Millionaire?, is the fact that nearly 23 million viewers tuned in to watch the show. Even for Fox – a network that has gained a reputation for appealing to the carnal, darker side of society – the two-hour special, a take-off […]

Candidate Profile: Jeff Marootian

Name: Jeff Marootian Hometown: Wayne, N.J. Major: Human ServicesYear: JuniorCredentials: Student Association vice president for Community Affairs, Colonial Inauguration co-coordinator, community service director of GW College Democrats, Faculty Senate Committee for Urban Affairs, HIV/AIDS Peer Educators, Residence Hall Association, JBKO Hall Council, Thurston Hall CouncilWeb site: http://gwu.edu/~jeffm Jeff Marootian jokes that nearly every position he’s […]

Internet campaigning: Surfing the Web to find SA candidate platforms

Candidates for Student Association president and executive vice president are using the Internet to propel their campaigns and inform their constituencies. Most of the sites contain information about the candidates, platforms, election information and links to other candidates’ sites. Non-graduating senior David Burt, who is running for SA president, has included a message board where […]

Quote of the Week

Sophomore Alyssa Mastroianni described the impromtu speech given by Brother Steven, a self-proclaimed born-again Christian, Wednesday afternoon in front of the Marvin Center. He was telling us we were all going to hell, where Elvis and Tupac are waiting. He’s ridiculous, but it’s entertaining.

Candidate Profile: Pat McLaughlin

Name: Pat McLaughlin Hometown: Willow Grove, Pa. Major: Exercise Science with a concentration in pre-health studiesYear: JuniorCredentials: Phi Kappa Psi president, men’s crew team varsity captain, Center for Health Services intern, Research and Policy GWU Medical Center. Web site: http://gwu.edu/~abbylest Junior Pat McLaughlin said he wants to make the Student Association accountable, respectable and more […]

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 […]