March 2, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 47

Stories from the March 2, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

SA Senate race results

The following are the results for the Student Association Senate Races: Numbers indicate the total number of votes the candidates received. The winners for undergraduate senator (at large) are Manny Sanchez and Matt Silverstein. Manny Sanchez 756 Matt Silverstein 641 Joe Bondi 591 Sean Jamieson 546 Jayne Du 463 Other 99 The winners for graduate […]

Classifieds (2/28)

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Lottery changes — staff editorial

Unlike past years, the housing lottery ran smoothly Saturday, but some student complaints of unfairness ring true. The Community Living and Learning Center added a pair of positive new aspects of the lottery process – making choosing a residence hall a much less stressful task. But by reserving three residence halls only for sophomores, CLLC […]

Classifieds (3/2)

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Quote of the Week

Heather Fink on getting kicked off the ballot for executive vice president: Basically, because I’m scared of bugs is the reason I can’t be EVP.

Candidates to face run-off in SA elections

Student Association presidential candidates Jeff Marootian and David Burt will participate in a run-off election next week because neither received the necessary 40 percent threshold, according to statistics distributed by the SA Election Committee at 5 p.m. Thursday. In the presidential race, Marootian garnered the most support with 37.59 percent of the total vote. Burt […]

JEC repeat – staff editorial

After the Joint Election Committee’s election debacle last year, it seemed things couldn’t get any worse – until this year. Because the Student Activities Center failed to contact the person who usually programs the voting machines, students voted for candidates on paper ballots while machines sat idle. Not only is the situation simply unacceptable, but […]

Counting votes turns surreal

Amid yawns and the occasional swear word, the ballots were counted by hand Wednesday night. And Thursday morning. As one counter yelled out the names on each ballot, the talleys were kept. A pretty fair and accurate system, if this was 1821, before computers or voting machines. But in the first Student Association elections of […]

On the road again, Colonials edge UMass

All season long for the GW men’s basketball team, what’s supposed to happen rarely has. Whether it was a win over Maryland or a loss to Duquesne, the Colonials have consistently redefined the improbable. And even when they seemed to be headed in only one direction, they went and lost to La Salle. But this […]

Senior inspiration from Mark Lund

This Saturday at noon, GW will take the court for its last home game of this disappointing season. Mark Lund will be on the sidelines for his last regular season game as a Colonial, and in celebration of Senior Day, I think all students should show up. As part of the graduating senior class, I […]