February 26, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 47

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

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 […]

Alicia O’Neil

Name: Alicia O’Neil Major: international business and finance Hometown: Temecula, Calif. Year: junior Credentials: secretary of Program Board, PB executive chair for Graduate Affairs two years, Marvin Center Governing Board two years secretary and finance chair Alicia O’Neil said when she joined the Program Board as a freshman she was “awe-stricken.” O’Neil said she likes […]

WEB UPDATE: JEC rulings keep Kapoor on the ballot, drop Delta charges

SA presidential candidates Roger Kapoor and Bob Simon will stay on the ballot after the Joint Election Committee ruled in their favor at hearings on campaign violations and complaints Friday afternoon. The JEC dropped three complaints against Kapoor and ruled that one complaint was a violation, leaving Kapoor with five total violations. Candidates who receive […]

Hatchet Student Association Election Poll Results

Do you plan on voting in the upcoming Student Association election? Yes: 64% No: 35% *one percent no response Issues Freshman representatives do not have a vote in the SA Senate. Do you think they should? Yes: 72% No: 23% NR: 5% The Senate includes undergraduate and graduate senators who vote on all bills. Do […]

Foreign romance kills the Mood

In the mood for a long night? Director Wong Kar-Wai’s new film, In the Mood for Love (USA Films), is as slow as it is cryptic. Starring two of China’s leading entertainers, Tony Leung (The Doctor) as Chow Mo-Wan and Maggie Cheung (Sausilito) as Su Li-Zhen, the film tells the tale of two ordinary people […]