March 1, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 48

Stories from the March 1, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Forum: Flaws could sink harassment policy

At issue is not whether GW should have a permanent and strong sexual harassment policy, but whether it should be based on one adopted after great debate by the Faculty Senate with input from the Law School faculty, or one drafted by an ad hoc committee of people who perhaps share one view. Because any […]

Burt reflects on highs, lows of SA presidency

Student Association President David Burt is not your typical lame-duck president. As his term winds down, Burt spoke about his term and his plans for after the election. Burt said his greatest success during his term was working with the administration in a way that fulfilled his expectations. “After last year’s impeachment debacle, relations between […]

Forum: Policy offers best protections for all

In January 2001, President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg circulated a sexual harassment policy, which he characterized as “a fair, balanced and reasoned approach that complies with current law.” I agree; this policy is one the University community should support. The policy prohibits sexual harassment by any member of the University community and offers both an informal […]

Student Court halts SA vote count

The Student Association election stands in a state of paralysis as candidates,Joint Election Committee officials and students await a Thursday night SA Student Court showdown to decide whether presidential candidate Roger Kapoor will remain on the ballot. The Student Court will hold a hearing Thursday at 9 p.m. in the Moot Court room of the […]

Staff Editorial: Election controversy

The Student Association presidential election has devolved into a battle in the courts. With the SA Student Court and the Joint Elections Committee poised to rule on complaints, violations and appeals, the legitimacy of the election may be threatened if unjust rulings are issued. The court and the JEC would be wise to consider the […]

Staff Editorial: System overhaul

The Student Association election process is fundamentally flawed and should be repaired as soon as the current crisis ends. Basic governing documents contain loopholes allowing for egregious misbehavior, omit regulations covering important aspects of the elections and do not deal effectively with rules violations. The JEC charter must be made more clear, concise and comprehensive. […]

New B-ball preview

Colonials march together in unison For GW women, it’s the big idea SirValiant shoots well into the night Seniors lead the way Practice makes perfect The Ngongba show returns Freshmen stand tall laying down the Law-rence Men’s Basketball Schedule Women’s Basketball Schedule Men’s Basketball Roster Women’s Basketball Roster Women’s Atlantic-10 predictions Men’s Atlantic-10 results Women’s […]

Letter to the Editor: Party politics

The party at the Delta Tau Delta house complied with all of GW’s regulations. This event was registered with Student Judicial Services. A guest list was submitted, wristbands were obtained, a private security guard was hired and action was taken against fraudulent identification. Everyone on the guest list arrived placing the total number of people […]

WEB UPDATE: Program Board and Marvin Center Governing Board announce results

Board of Elections Chairman Matt O’Malley announced the winners of the Program Board and Marvin Center Governing Board elections at 3 p.m. Thursday in the Hippodrome. The positions are as follows: MCGB WINNERS Undergraduate At-Large Ben Getto Kamal Pathak Josh Rothstein Zack Beyer Graduate At-Large Patrick Ledesma PB WINNERS Executive Chair Alicia O’Neil Executive Vice […]