February 26, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 47

Stories from the February 26, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Tickets unify candidates

Two new student groups have changed the climate of this year’s Student Association and Program Board elections, proposing an overhaul of the Student Association and unifying Senate candidates under one ticket. Change for Students members drafted a new SA constitution that would separate the legislative branch of the SA into undergraduate and graduate councils, “creating […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: JEC Moves on Delta Party

After dismissing initial complaints about a beer party held at Student Association presidential candidate Bob Simon’s fraternity house, the Joint Elections Committee will decide Friday whether a campaign party at the Delta Tau Delta fraternity house broke campaign rules, JEC officials said Tuesday. Simon is president of Delta Tau Delta. JEC Chairman Josh Hiscock said […]

JEC strips Kapoor of victory

The Joint Election Committee stripped presidential candidate Roger Kapoor of his victory early Thursday morning, ruling that he exceeded the $1,000 campaign-spending limit by $20.88, following three hours of testimony and deliberations. The JEC ruled unanimously that Kapoor failed to correctly report campaign expenses for a Thurston Hall pizza party. Kapoor bought pizza using a […]

Staff Editorial: Singer for EVP

Student Association executive vice president is a tough position; the EVP must run Senate meetings, serve as a liaison between the Senate and executive and work with the SA president to craft a legislative agenda. Josh Singer is the best candidate to accomplish these difficult, often thankless duties. Singer has a record of accomplishment within […]

Daniel Loren

Name: Daniel Loren Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y. Majors: International affairs and economics Year: Junior Credentials: Current chairman of the International Affairs Society, 1999-2000 SA senator (U-ESIA), 1999-2000 SA Finance Committee. Web site: www.gwu.edu/~dloren Pledging a more approachable Student Association and equitable funding for groups, SA presidential candidate Daniel Loren intends to implement a new constitution up […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Kapoor violations

Student Association presidential candidate Roger Kapoor received eight campaign violations Monday – enough to remove him off the ballot. He will contest two violations for allowing community facilitators to post campaign material on their residence hall room doors. Violations: 3 – unreported campaign event, Thurston Hall study lounge 1 – using a CF listserve to […]

Staff Editorial: Vote ‘no’ on constitution

The proposed Student Association constitution, the fate of which is to be decided by a referendum Tuesday and Wednesday, is seriously flawed and could leave the organization hamstrung as it struggles to implement sweeping and illogical changes. The draft is ill conceived, poorly written and lacks the input of key SA officials who work within […]

Bob Simon

Name: Bob Simon Major: Criminal Justice Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa. Year: Junior Credentials: Two-term president of Delta Tau Delta fraternity Web site: www.simon4prez.com Bob Simon was not planning to run for Student Association president until current SA President David Burt approached him and encouraged him to run. That is when Simon realized he would have a […]