March 1, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 48

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

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 […]

Letter to the Editor: Housing hang-ups

The recent lease terminations of graduate students living at 2109 F Street reveal the core problems with campus housing. The system is hypocritical, deceitful and unfair. Students are forced to sign housing contracts months before the lease begins to secure housing. These binding contracts contain numerous stipulations of which students are often unaware. One condition […]

WEB COLUMN: Common Ironies

My computer is schizophrenic. Some days it works perfectly and other days it won’t even let me turn it on. Some days it turns on and automatically freezes, and that’s when it starts to play mind games with me. As I patiently wait for a program to upload I see the little clock come up […]

Quote of the Week

Mike Pellegrino, SA executive vice presidential candidate, on voter apathy and the JEC candidate forum: “Students have a right not to care; if I wasn’t running, I wouldn’t have come to the forum.”

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 […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Letter to the Editor: Tackling tough tasks

When I applied to become a Community Facilitator, I made sure I understood my responsibilities. Every CF, every Community Living and Learning Center staff member I approached told me, “It’s a tough job.” I accepted the position knowing that, and so should have everyone else. The job is hard. At times, the responsibilities are overwhelming. […]

Women’s A-10 Tournament starts this weekend

The Atlantic 10 Women’s Tournament begins Friday with first-round games at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia. All top-five seeds received a first-round bye. The GW women’s basketball team is the No. 2 seed and will play its first game Saturday in the quarterfinal round. The Colonials will play the winner of the Friday game between […]

Lines delay voting

Less students voted this year than in past elections. About 2,300 students voted Tuesday and Wednesday, compared to the 2,591 voters last year’s election drew, Joint Elections Committee Chairman Josh Hiscock said. Hiscock said polls were very busy at times. “From what we’ve seen students are very interested in student elections and look forward to […]