March 1, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 48

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

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 […]

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. […]