March 2, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 47

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

Meisner seeks new GW leadership role

Phil Meisner came back for more. He is back for more campaigning, more of the Student Association and more of the politics that threw him out of the SA presidency last November. His impeachment and subsequent removal sparked a profile of him and the SA in the Washington City Paper. After being out of office […]

Sam Anyan closes a chapter

Four years ago, three men came to GW with hoop dreams. Saturday, on Senior Day vs. No. 5 Temple, each will play his final game at the Smith Center. One, center Francisco de Miranda, has been an impact player at his position, particularly in his senior year, starting 15 games and averaging 6.6 points. His […]

Candidates mistakenly removed from ballot

Student Association candidates Atif Qarni and Heather Fink said they blame University disorganization and bureaucracy for mistakenly removing them from the SA ballot last Friday. Both candidates were placed back on the ballot Monday afternoon. My experience with the administration here is really just a pain in the butt, Fink said after meeting with Student […]

Men’s basketball results

Second Home Temple leads the all-time series with GW 39-11, but at the Smith Center, it’s even worse. Temple is 14-1 all-time at 22nd and G. Of note: The Colonials have never hosted Temple in March. Also, the Owls are 2-0 as a top-10 team at the Smith Center. Feb. 22, 1998Temple 56, No. 25 […]

Title IX fight raises new issues

A new battle in the war for gender equity in collegiate sports arose two weeks ago when a report surfaced saying a Division I head women’s basketball coach filed a lawsuit against a college, charging the school’s athletic department with committing several Title IX infractions. St. Peter’s College women’s basketball coach Mike Granelli, a 25-year […]

A-10 women’s basketball bracket

BELL ATLANTIC ATLANTIC 10 WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP The Liacouras Center Temple UniversityPhiladelphia, Pa. March 3-6, 2000 OPENING ROUNDFriday, March 3Game 1:East #4 Temple vs. West #5 La Salle, 12 p.m.Game 2West #3 Virginia Tech vs. East #6 Rhode Island, 2 p.m.Game 3:West #4 Dayton vs. East #5 Fordham, 4 p.m.Game 4:East #3 St. Bonaventure vs. […]

GW Pride gets `out and about’

Representatives from a national gay and lesbian organization spoke to GW students about their group’s efforts to pass more legislation of interest to the gay community as well as current legal injustices toward homosexuals Monday night. GW Pride sponsored the Stop the Hate event in the Dorothy Marvin Betts Theatre with members of the Human […]

If only GW could quickly schedule an ass-kicking in Ohio

First of all, it’s starting to look like a shame that this team won’t be in the NCAA Tournament. Sometimes when I write my stories and columns (I, who has never taken a journalism class, hear there’s a difference), I worry that I’m being too optimistic. When we lost by 75 at Ohio, I somehow […]

Universities compete for donation dollars to improve campuses

A Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate who published books for dummies donated $350 million to MIT for brain research, exemplifying a growing trend among universities to escalate fund-raising efforts, according to an Associated Press story Tuesday. Georgetown University announced Feb. 22 that it had raised $520 million in the Third Century Campaign, which means the […]

D.C. Diary: Crying out

Feb. 28, 2000 The Supreme Court 9 a.m. The quiet calm outside the Supreme Court building was broken Monday as thousands of people gathered to protest the death penalty. Next to the nation’s highest authority on justice about 3,000 people – 20 of them GW students – came together in a nonviolent demonstration against capital […]