February 26, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 47

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

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 […]

Bush highlights tax cut, education proposal in speech

By Sarah Lechner U-WIRE Washington Bureau February 28, 2001 President George W. Bush dismissed criticism of his new $1.6 trillion tax plan in his first speech before a joint session of Congress Tuesday night, saying his proposal is both “reasonable and responsible.” In the nationally televised address, he outlined changes for the nation, including an […]

SPOTLIGHT: Student makes strides in AIDS awareness

From as early on as his high school days, junior Jason Franklin has tried to make a difference in his community with an active interest in politics and community service. Franklin said it is important for students to find an issue they care about and devote a lot of time to the issue. That is […]

Alvaro Fortuny’s stroke of success

Even with last season’s impressive third-place finish at the Atlantic 10 Championships, the GW men’s swimming and diving team has been overshadowed of more spectator-orientated sports. Senior Alvaro Fortuny looks to change that, and he is well on his way. With Fortuny’s record-breaking performance in the A-10 championships two weeks ago, his vision for GW […]

SA, PB candidates begin final stretch

Student politicians have joined unified platforms, drafted legislation to overhaul the Student Association and clashed on the campaign trail in the week leading up to this week’s SA and Program Board elections. Three candidates are running for SA president, pitting Change for Students member Daniel Loren against community facilitator Roger Kapoor and Delta Tau Delta […]

Roger Kapoor

Name: Roger Kapoor Hometown: Chicago, Ill. Major: biology; seven-year BS/MD program Year: junior Credentials: SA director of campus spirit, community facilitator in The Schenley Web site: gwu.edu/~rogerk/ Roger Kapoor communicates with students like it is his job. In fact, it is his job. As a community facilitator at The Schenley, Kapoor interacts with residents and […]

Dave Matthews’ new sound spites old fans

The Dave Matthews Band begins to imitate its own sound. Its new album, Everyday (BMG/RCA), takes what was once a unique sound and slaps it with a brand of packaged pop music. The new release is depressing enough to make even the most devoted college student fan forget the band’s three respectable studio albums and […]

McCalla places first, but so do Spartans

The GW gymnastics team fell just short in their bid to defeat host Michigan State University in Saturday’s Spartan Classic that also featured third-place Towson and fourth-place Ball State University. Despite GW’s 195.175-194.650 loss to the first-place Spartans, junior Devin McCalla did it again. McCalla won the all-around competition with a 39.150, defeating Towson’s Jenn […]