February 26, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 47

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

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 […]

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 […]