March 11, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 52

Stories from the March 11, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Beyond GW

RA’s unionize at Amherst Resident assistants at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst voted in favor of forming the first undergraduate labor union in the country last week by a margin of 138-88. The RA’s began their mission more than a year and a half ago because they were dissatisfied with university-student relations. The newly formed union […]

Around Campus

BSU Unity Ball attracts large crowd The Black Student Union and the Program Board co-sponsored the Unity Ball Saturday night, attracting more than 50 students to the Marvin Center Ballroom to close PB’s Unity Week and the month-long Black History celebration. The Diversity Programming Clearing House co-sponsored the event. “It was a really cool event,” […]

A look at past GW majors

GW has not always been the place that we all see today. We notice the physical differences on the campus with new fast food chains in J Street, resident halls and Kogan Plaza. Some of the most dramatic changes are things that we cannot see but have affected the academic structure of the University. After […]

SA president-elect discusses goals

Newly elected Student Association President Phillip Robinson set up hefty goals for his platform but said he has the initiative and support to see them carried out. Robinson said his first priorities are to make sure an SA phone help hotline is set up, the new Elliott School of International Affairs residence hall is open […]

Stepan to head Hatchet next year

Hatchet Editor in Chief-elect Kate Stepan said she wants to open lines of communication between the Hatchet and students. Elected by the Hatchet editorial staff Saturday, Stepan, a junior from Tripoli, Penn., is set to take the reigns of the newspaper May 13. “I want to make students love the paper,” Stepan said. “We have […]

Fukuyama talks politics

Political scientist and award-winning author Francis Fukuyama addressed more than 100 students in Funger Hall Thursday night on his controversial theory of post-modernism. The event was the first of several lectures and discussions in this semester’s Honors Symposium. Fukuyama, professor of political science at Johns Hopkins University and author of “End of History and the […]

Robinson wins run-off

Phil Robinson took 59 percent of the vote to become Student Association president after a run-off election that attracted more voters than the regular election. Robinson lost last week’s election by 9 votes, but defeated junior Josh Singer in the run-off. It drew 2,485 voters, 329 more than last week. Robinson, a junior, jumped in […]

Colonial women denied from NCAA Tournament, will host WNIT

Unlike last year, there was no party at the Smith Center. Instead, the team met at head coach Joe McKeown’s house in Fairfax, Sunday night and learned that GW will not be one of the 64 teams attending the Big Dance. Instead, the women will host the University of Deleware in the WNIT at the […]

Sophomore lottery runs smoother

Online housing selection for rising sophomores finished with few problems Sunday, although students said some buildings filled up quicker than they expected. Freshmen chose two weeks after the rising junior-senior lottery, which saw the double-booking of some rooms and a breakdown in the GWeb tracking system allowing students to see when buildings closed. Noel Frame, […]

Web Exclusive: Sorority puts on Flavors of the World

Zeta Phi Beta attracted a diverse crowd of more than 100 students to Hillel Thursday night to celebrate different cultures and racial diversity with food, poetry and dance at the third annual Flavors of the World. “We like people to get together and meet each other,” Zeta Phi Beta President Emmanuella Duplessy said. “Flavors of […]