March 5, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 49

Stories from the March 5, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Letter to the Editor: Fair policy

In his March 1 Forum column (“Flaws could sink harassment policy,” p. 5), Professor Banzhaf states that the majority of law school faculty who considered the proposal on sexual harassment found it “deeply flawed.” In fact, a minority of Law School faculty expressed opposition to the policy. The member of the law faculty who actually […]

MPA building opens with big-name speakers

GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs will host the grand opening of its new building Wednesday and Thursday. The event will feature panel discussions with SMPA faculty and nationally renowned speakers, including CNN correspondent Wolf Blitzer and Bob Scheiffer, chief Washington correspondent for CBS. “I truly believe this will be the biggest and brightest […]

SPOTLIGHT: Professor Steven Roberts makes connections

His classes are some of the first to close during registration, not just because many of them end with dinner at T.G.I. Fridays. Students line up to take a class with one of journalism’s premier professionals and one of GW students’ most beloved School of Media and Public Affairs professors, Steven Roberts. Between appearing weekly […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: GW students go on Hajj in the Marvin Center

The Muslim Students Association hosted a presentation of the pilgrimage to Mecca right out of the Marvin Center on Thursday night. Hajj, the name of the sacred pilgrimage to Mecca, is one of the five pillars of Islam, which is the framework of the Muslim faith. The Hajj takes place between the eighth and 13th […]

WEB UPDATE: JEC strips Kapoor’s victory, Loren-Simon run-off likely

The Joint Election Committee stripped presidential candidate Roger Kapoor of his victory Wednesday night, ruling that he exceeded the $1,000 campaign spending limit. The JEC ruled unanimously that Kapoor used a Papa John’s pizza discount — which he received because he buys pizza regularly — to stay under the spending limit. JEC spending rules require […]

DCD: Getting your kick

March 3, 2001 Dorothy Betts Theatre 2:05pm I have been dancing for 17 years. I’ve taken everything from jazz to tap to ballet to baton to acrobatics, and I have attended numerous master classes with various dance organizations. I even danced competitively for eight years, spending the majority of my weekends in auditoriums across western […]

Colonials reach title game for second-straight season

PHILADELPHIA – For the second-straight year, the GW women’s basketball team will face No. 12 Xavier in the Atlantic 10 Championship game after defeating Temple 74-59 in Sunday’s semi-final game at the Liacouras Center. GW had Xavier marked ever since its two-point road loss Feb. 4, which ousted the Colonials from first place in the […]

Passing the time

Stamp and penny collecting, woodworking and scrapbook making usually come to mind when people think about hobbies. More unique hobbies can get lost in the clutter of coins, paste and pictures – but they do exist. Some GW students dare to diverge from the norm to pursue their interests on the side. Many people are […]