February 26, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 47

Stories from the February 26, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

SA hopefuls debate issues

Student Association presidential candidates discussed technology services and student rights at a debate Monday night. Candidates told 70 attendees that they would like to use the Internet and the GWeb system to better serve the student body. Most candidates said they would like to see an online forum where students could discuss campus issues and […]

Column: A Rich tradition

Pledging Sigma Alpha Epsilon last year was the best decision I’ve made at GW. I love the idea of fraternities, and actively promote their interests. That is why it pains me to see the state of GW’s Greek life and then read an article that bashes off-campus fraternities with lies and ignorant generalizations. Let’s clear […]

JEC doles out campaign violations

Several Student Association presidential and executive vice presidential candidates received violations for campaign tactics this week. The Joint Election Committee received complaints about presidential candidates Isaiah Pickens, Lee Roupas, Glenn Dym, Ruarri Miller, Alex Rochestie and ghost candidate Tom Quigley. Executive vice presidential candidates Anthony Moniello and Ed Buckley also received a violation each. Complaints […]

Letters to the Editor

New foods Each week, GW Dining Services brings us another installment of its “Visiting Chef” series. Much to my surprise, last week’s “guest” was Executive Chef Penny Phoon’s venerable Malaysia Kopitiam – which operates another venue at J Street all week long. My personal definition of a “visiting chef” would not include any of the […]

With more wins, the stakes go up

Students could turn on their televisions next month and see the GW men’s basketball team in either the NCAA Tournament or the National Invitation Tournament. Or the Colonials, like they have for the past four postseasons, could be the ones watching from the couch. It all depends on what happens in the next few weeks, […]

DTD found guilty of hazing

Members of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity received sanctions ranging from disciplinary probation to suspension after the University learned the group was hazing students, Student Judicial Services officials said. SJS Director Tara Woolfson said Delta Tau Delta members’ charges included serving alcohol to minors and hazing. She said students who voluntarily participate in activities can […]

SA Notes

Fake candidate mocks elections The Joint Election Committee is investigating ghost candidate Tom Quigely, a false presidential hopeful whose posters can be seen around campus, said John Plack, JEC chair. Quigely’s posters covered some legitimate candidates flyers, with phrases intended to mock the election, including “Vote for Tom Quigley: I lived next door to you […]

Baseball downs Hoyas

A day after the GW baseball team got its first win of the season in thrilling fashion against Georgetown, the Colonials were defeated in a tough road battle against Old Dominion. GW (1-4) looked like they were going to begin a winning streak Wednesday in Norfolk, Va. when they took a 5-4 lead into the […]

Crime Log

Burglary II 2/17 – Mitchell Hall open case A male student indicated that his laptop was stolen from his locked room while he was away. The door had been forced open and cables securing the laptop were severed. Disorderly Conduct 2/22 – Public Space 2:40 a.m.- case closed Two male students became engaged in an […]