February 26, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 47

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

TV shows get reality check

The television industry has reason to detest reality TV shows. More specifically, the Screen Actors Guild of America and Writers Guild of America have a reason. Members of these groups resent the enormous popularity of shows like “Survivor,” which films regular people with no script, and the fact that the shows have no need for […]

Proposal draws criticism

Some Student Association members and candidates say they are concerned about what they consider flaws in the proposed SA constitution drafted by the group Change for Students. Students will vote to pass or reject the document in this year’s SA election ballot. The constitution splits the SA Senate into graduate and undergraduate houses, among other […]

JEC clears all candidates

Student Association officials cleared the way Thursday and Friday for Daniel Loren, Bob Simon and Roger Kapoor to stake their claim for the SA presidency if they win the vote, results of which will be released Wednesday morning. The SA Student Court decided Sunday to allow vote counting to begin by lifting its injunction, which […]

Letter to the Editor: Dirty J Street

In the past several weeks I have observed employees at the Chick-Fil-A in J Street preparing food with their bare hands. On one occasion the person was stuffing the fries in the box with his bare hands, and I also saw someone preparing chicken without wearing any gloves. I am outraged that food service employees […]

DCD: Parking wars beyond the bumper

February 22, 2001 65 K Street N.E. 10:45 a.m. I seem to accumulate tickets quicker than the cockroaches reproduce in my friends’ Schenley residence hall room. Parking, speeding or having no registration – you name it, I’ve gotten a ticket for it. When I’m at fault, I usually pay the tickets and get on with […]

Foggy Bottom Guide

Foggy Bottom Guide – 2000 Penn shops serve up mix of food and fun Foggy Bottom Guide – Townhouses offer unique environment Foggy Bottom Guide – Brews embody taste of Foggy Bottom Foggy Bottom Guide – GW students hail D.C. cab system Foggy Bottom Guide – Local groups encourage students to get active Foggy Bottom […]

Court hearings clear way for SA vote count

The Student Association will announce the winners of last week’s elections Wednesday morning after a weekend of indecision by SA officials on when to begin the count. The SA Student Court lifted its block on vote counting Sunday afternoon, allowing the Joint Elections Committee to tally votes. After issuing a press release at 10:23 p.m. […]

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 […]