February 26, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 47

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

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 […]

Bush education plan creating discussion on Capitol Hill

By Sarah Lechner U-WIRE Washington Bureau February 28, 2001 Legislation for President George W. Bush’s proposed education plan is making its way through the Senate Education Committee, where senators are working to finalize language and omit controversial education issues from the bill’s text until the legislation reaches the full Senate. Chairman James M. Jeffords (R-Vt.) […]

Column: GW progresses to next stage of shameless self-promotion

Last week the GW community got a glimpse of the future when the University’s radical program to rename campus buildings went into its test phase. The first step, changing one sign to gauge student response, was a small one. The Marvin Center was renamed the Marvin Gaye Center. While the great majority of students were, […]

Women ram URI, Bonnies

While senior day is bittersweet, it is a little sweeter in victory. The Colonials closed out their final two home games with routs against St. Bonaventure and Rhode Island, two non-threatening Atlantic 10 teams. The Colonials finished the regular season with 20 wins and will receive a first-round bye as a second seed in next […]

J.P. Blackford

Name: J.P. Blackford Hometown: Washington, D.C. Major: doctoral student, School of Engineering and Applied Science Year: fourth-year graduate student Credentials: SA senator (G-SEAS), Dining Services Commission graduate student representative, chairman of the Finance and Rules Committees, president of Engineers Council After serving seven years in the Student Association Senate, J.P. Blackford said he decided it […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE:Two SA presidential candidacies face termination

Student Association presidential candidates Roger Kapoor and Daniel Loren have enough complaints against them to disqualify their candidacies, but they will not learn their fate until the Joint Elections Committee meets Friday. SA Executive Vice President Cathy Resler filed a complaint that has JEC officials struggling to interpret their charter. She claims the referendum for […]

Mack attack lifts UMass over GW

Monty Mack scored a game-high 24 points to lead visiting Massachusetts to a 64-56 victory over GW, sweeping the regular season series in front of 4,107 fans at the Smith Center. The loss hurts GW’s chances of earning a first-round bye in the Atlantic 10 Tournament. The seventh-place Colonials (12-15, 6-8 A-10) find themselves in […]

Seniors lead GW into A-10 Tourney

The GW women’s basketball team played its last home game of the season Sunday. And for GW’s four seniors, it was their last Smith Center appearance. Guards Kristeena Alexander and Corrin Reid, forward Petra Dubovcova and center Leslie Carlson donned the buff and blue one last time for the loyal home crowd of 2,567 against […]

Josh Singer

Name: Josh Singer Major: Criminal justice and psychology Hometown: Boca Raton, Fla. Year: Sophomore Credentials: Founder and director of Student Judicial Advisors for two years, SA vice president of judicial and legislative affairs, member of the Dean’s Advisory Council, College Democrats and Hillel Web site: www.joshsinger.com Sophomore executive vice presidential candidate Josh Singer began the […]