March 2, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 47

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

Academic club competes to win

GW’s Academic Competition Club’s recent performance propelled the squad to an invitation to the Intercollegiate Championship Tournament in April. The Division II squad of the Academic Competition Club, GW’s trivia club, earned second place in the National Academic Quiz Tournaments’ mid-Atlantic sectional competition Feb. 12 in Charlottesville, Va. The Division I team finished sixth. The […]

Bar Belle — Chief Ike’s Mambo Room

Originally Published 03/02/00 Bar: Chief Ike’s Mambo RoomWhere: 1725 Columbia Rd., NWCrowd: twentysomethingsGetting In: the usual – big man at door checking IDsPrices: is anything cheap in D.C.?Food: nopeDancing: oh yeahPick-ups: watch your back on the dance floorPluses: great music to move to and good house beerMinuses: cramped space (which equals cramped style) The Bar […]

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 […]