February 26, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 47

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

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 […]

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 […]