March 5, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 49

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

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: 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 […]