April 6, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 54

Stories from the April 6, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Bad bill — staff editorial

The House overwhelmingly passed a measure Wednesday that would ban all partial-birth abortions. A substitute bill, which would outlaw partial-birth abortions except in cases when the mother’s life is in danger, failed to garner support. Since President Clinton promises to veto the Republican-backed measure, and the Senate doesn’t have the two-thirds majority necessary to override […]

News Briefs

Phi Kappa Psi recognizes GW student Junior Pat McLaughlin was recognized as a Summerfield Scholar for fall 1999 by the Phi Kappa Psi national fraternity, according to an April 3 fraternity press release. McLaughlin, whose family resides in Pennsylvania, is one of 28 Phi Kappa Psi Summerfield Scholars around the country. The fraternity awards members […]

Below the belt

This is in regard to David Holt’s piece (Four out of five old men prefer David Holt to The GW Journal) from the March 16 issue of The Hatchet. What gives? There’s no reason to beat up on the GW Journal when a) it isn’t in competition with the Hatchet, as he suggests – it’s […]

GW win streak at six

The GW baseball team earned its 21st win of the season and stretched its latest winning streak to six games by sweeping a three-game weekend series with St. Bonaventure and defeating the United States Naval Academy Wednesday at Barcroft Park. Pitching once again led the way for GW as junior Adam Belicic threw a complete […]

Blacks overlooked

This is a brief response to the article on March 30 from the Panhellenic President Madeline LePage, Article overlooks sororities. It amazes me that she could be upset that a sorority got overlooked when it happens quite frequently to the predominantly black Greek-letter members on campus. I remember too well, at Spirit Week of 1999, […]

Thank you leaders

The GW student community should be very impressed by the recent activity of its student leaders. Both the Student Association and the Residence Hall Association recently reviewed the 2000-2010 Campus Plan. They looked at it carefully and made recommendations that were both constructive and insightful. I’d like to thank them for their effort and dedication […]

Golf finishes 19th

The GW men’s golf A team finished 19th (with a score of 648) out of 27 teams at the GW Invitational last weekend. The B team (654) finished 20th. The 36-hole tournament, held April 2 and 3 at the Swan Point Yacht and Country Club in Issue, Md., was won by Iona College (612). GW’s […]

Senators must prove responsibility

Even Student Association senators complain about the lack of respect the SA gets on campus. Why would anyone come to us with problems when they think we can’t do anything? What can the SA do besides fund student groups and create laws for itself? We’re a rather sad bunch, really. After a few battles with […]