March 1, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 48

Stories from the March 1, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Greeks look for Row residents

Several members of Greek-letter organizations in Townhouse Row said they are having trouble meeting occupancy rates for next year, citing high prices, plans to study abroad and other living arrangements as deterrents. Organizations with houses in Townhouse Row must fill a minimum occupancy requirement, oreither GW will charge the chapters for the empty beds, or […]

The computer toy store

Apple Store 2700 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, Va. Friday, Feb. 6 11 a.m. I’ve used an Apple computer once in my life. During finals freshman year, facing a full-to-capacity PC lab at Mount Vernon’s Eckles Library, I ran up to the second-floor Mac lab. I fumbled a bit, managed to open Microsoft Word, typed a quickie […]

SA/MCGB election results

Student Association President Candidate Votes, percentage of total votes Omar Woodard- 1,013, 33.9 percent -will compete in run-off Lee Roupas- 700, 23.4 percent-will compete in run-off Isaiah Pickens- 676, 22.6 percent Glenn Dym- 148, 4.9 percent Alex Rochestie- 126, 4.2 percent Ruarri J. Miller- 125, 4 percent Justin Luther- 82, 2.7 percent Joe Venti- 61, […]

First round of students choose housing, up to 250 could go on wait list

Rising juniors and seniors raced to get into the new Ivory Tower residence hall during Sunday’s housing selection, which was spared computer problems that plagued last year’s process. But about 250 students were unable to secure Foggy Bottom housing and await on-campus rooms if they fill out a wait list form Monday, officials said. Juniors […]

Campus Calendar

Monday Pre-orders of caps and gowns, announcements and rings for graduating seniors 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. GW Bookstore Same time and place Tuesday and Wednesday Tuesday Cafe Gelman Free smoothies, coffee and entertainment 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. First-floor reading room, Gelman Library “Super Tuesday” election party 7 to 11 p.m. Hippodrome Wednesday Lecture […]

Dean campaign provides lessons for future

Posted 11:16am March 1 by Aaron Huertas U-WIRE Washington Bureau The rise and fall of former Vermont governor Howard Dean provides intense political drama and lessons for current and future candidates for President. Dean started his bid for the Presidency as a little known former governor of a small state. He was the first of […]

SA readies for run-off

Juniors Lee Roupas and Omar Woodard are set to face off this week to determine who will be the next Student Association president. Executive vice presidential candidates Ed Buckley and Anyah Dembling will also compete in the run-off, scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday. The Joint Election Committee announced election results at about 8:35 a.m. Friday, […]

GW In Brief

Becker named GW Hospital Chief Officer Dr. Richard Becker will take over as interim Chief Officer of the GW Hospital Monday. Becker will step in for Chief Officer Dan McLean, who will become Group Director of six University Hospital System hospitals in South Texas. McLean became the CEO of GW’s hospital in August 2000. Becker […]

Bush declines endorsing job predictions

Posted 11:11am March 1 by Vanessa Maltin U-WIRE Washington Bureau With fears that the Democratic presidential nominee could make an issue of his failure to meet projections, President Bush declined to endorse an estimate last Monday made by his economic advisers that the U.S. economy will add 2.6 million jobs this year. In the past […]

Column: Mister electability

Following Iowa’s caucus shake-up six weeks ago, a slogan emerged to describe new Kerry supporters: “Dated Dean, married Kerry.” With Dean now officially out of the picture, many Democrats appear ready to seal the deal with the Massachusetts Senator. What, exactly, is Mr. Kerry’s appeal? Kerry courted Democratic primary voters almost entirely with his “electability,” […]