March 8, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 50

Stories from the March 8, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

CRs host young Republican

The youngest congressman in D.C. told GW College Republicans it is their time to make change Tuesday night in the Marvin Center. Rep. Adam Putnam (R-Fla.) urged young Republicans to get involved in politics. “I am not on an MTV crusade to `Rock the Vote,’ but I do think it is time for young people […]

SMPA opens with gala ceremony

The School of Media and Public Affairs officially opened its new building to the world Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a GW co-sponsored Kalb Report with Bernard Shaw at the National Press Club. The opening ceremony, featuring appearances by Ken Sparks, director of the Federal City Council, D.C. city council member Jack Evans and […]

15 Minutes manages to spice up a generic action plot

In an era when reality television rules, shocking and violent programs pass as entertainment. A desensitized public that is always looking for the next best thrill makes real-life killers into celebrities. Director John Herzeld’s new film, 15 Minutes (New Line Cinema), adds an interesting spin to the played-out action-thriller genre, showing the interactions between the […]

JEC strips Kapoor of victory

The Joint Election Committee stripped presidential candidate Roger Kapoor of his victory early Thursday morning, ruling that he exceeded the $1,000 campaign-spending limit by $20.88, following three hours of testimony and deliberations. The JEC ruled unanimously that Kapoor failed to correctly report campaign expenses for a Thurston Hall pizza party. Kapoor bought pizza using a […]

Kapoor takes majority, Singer wins EVP

Roger Kapoor received the most votes for Student Association president, the Joint Elections Committee announced to a calm Hippodrome crowd Wednesday afternoon – about 12 hours before taking him out of the race for violating spending rules Thursday. Kapoor took a commanding 56.6 percent of the vote. Bob Simon finished second with 29.5 percent of […]

Waterstreet majors in rock

GW seniors Rick Sorkin and Christian Brucculeri are two business majors who have molded their entrepreneurial skills to suit a greater vision: rock ‘n’ roll. As members of local GW-based group Waterstreet, they are marketing their new album Nocturnal Transmission (Pimplounge Records) as part of their final class project. “We’re molding our major around what […]

Residents may pay for damage

Dakota residents are up in arms after learning GW may charge them for vandalism in the building if property continues to be destroyed and defaced. Defecation in elevators, holes in walls and a stolen emergency phone are on the list of damages. When GW officials met with residents last week to discuss the damages, they […]

Burying the Hatchet

I’m in this class with this guy. I like him but I don’t want him to know I like him. I just want to hang out with him out of class so he can come to the conclusion that he likes me. I’ve tried suggesting things like going to a movie after he said he […]