February 26, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 47

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

Photo Essays

Student Association Election 2000 – President-Elect David Burt by Grant Wernick Student Association Election 2000 – Jeff Marootian by Matt Besser World Bank/International MonetaryFund Protests – April 16-17 2000 by Andrew Leonard

Letter to the Editor: Arguing for amnesty

As the University Police Department investigates alleged phone fraud, I wonder if this is the proper course of action. According to officials, this lengthy investigation to see how deep this fraudulent behavior runs. This seems to be the wrong approach. The University pledged it will engage in a long investigation of phone records. They do […]

CF experience depends on location

Sophomore Natasha Khurana began the school year as a community facilitator on the Mount Vernon Campus, an experience that she said “was the worst of (her) life.” “By the time I resigned I had bronchitis and pneumonia, I was given three days to leave the dorm and I had midterms the up-coming week,” she said […]

COMMENTARY: A traveler’s diary of San Francisco

By Zeb Eckert U-WIRE Washington Bureau Chief February 26, 2001 SAN FRANCISCO – Tony Bennett wasn’t the only person who left his heart in San Francisco. One weekend of work and play in this lovely city and life’s cares seem, well, a little less important. Earthquakes and an outrageous housing market aside, one cannot help […]

Letter to the Editor: Keep GW inside lines

You are correct on one of two counts in your editorial on the Board of Zoning Adjustment’s conditional approval of the GW campus plan (“Rethink restrictions,” Feb. 15). The BZA was acting imprudently in restricting the University’s ability to build new academic space. But you misunderstand the entire purpose of the campus plan process when […]

MPD busts election party

Metropolitan Police arrested at least ten people for underage drinking at a campaign party for Student Association candidates at the Delta Tau Delta house early Saturday morning. MPD responded to a call at about 12:30 a.m. and entered the G Street house checking for drinking bracelets and asking to see the IDs of students holding […]

Proposed free speech monument gets mixed reaction

By Sarah Lechner U-WIRE Washington Bureau February 21, 2001 A City Council proposal to build a giant chalkboard across from the city hall in Charlottesville, Va. as a monument to free speech has caused mixed reaction throughout the small central Virginia town. The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression, a non-profit organization […]

WEB UPDATE: Kapoor wins presidency in rout, Singer takes EVP post

Roger Kapoor won the race for Student Association president with a commanding 56.5 percent of the vote, defeating Bob Simon and Daniel Loren, the Joint Elections Comittee announced to a calm crowd in the Hippodrome Wednesday afternoon. The victory hinges on the outcome of two JEC hearings on Kapoor’s campaign spending Wednesday night. Josh Singer […]