March 27, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 50

Stories from the March 27, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

U.S. to release stats on student drug violators

The U.S. Department of Education has agreed to release a demographic breakdown of the 200,000 students denied federal aid due to drug convictions, settling a lawsuit filed last month by the advocacy group Students for a Sensible Drug Policy. “This is a huge victory,” said Tom Angell, SSDP’s campaigns director. “We’re very excited.” The settlement […]

Calendar

Monday MRW: Taste My World Travel the world through food with this tasting event. 8 to 10 p.m. 1959 E Street Rooftop Sponsored by Multicultural Student Services Center REAL Conversations: More Than a Hook Up – Exploring College Relationships Come debate what makes college relationships so complex, and when hooking up becomes a relationship. 7 […]

Correction

In the March 23 Greek Brief (“Omicron Delta Kappa begins application process,” p. 2), the group was erroneously identified as a community service organization. It is a leadership fraternity. Also, the organization will be sponsoring a leadership symposium for high school students next month, not next week.

Staff Editorial: Dan Secatore for PB chair

For the previous two elections, Program Board has put forward one candidate for executive chair representing an internal consensus. This year, two candidates are vying for the top spot at PB. While both are dedicated, passionate and competent, Dan Secatore distinguished himself during his tenure as political affairs chair, executive vice chair and as a […]

A whole new ball game: Slates are up, violations are down

With more candidates, more slates and fewer campaign rules violations, this year’s Student Association election has been a whole new ballgame. Seven presidential candidates are running instead of last year’s nine; three slates have formed instead of one; and about 85 fewer violations of election rules have been filed so far compared to last year. […]

GW Briefs

Bouncer pleads not guilty in alumna’s death Darryl Littlejohn, a bouncer in the bar where GW graduate Imette St. Guillen was last seen alive, pleaded not guilty last Thursday to her murder. Littlejohn was indicted March 23 on charges of first- and second-degree murder and faces life in prison without parole if convicted. New York […]

Brendan Polmer: Will vote for candy

With Student Association elections this week, I’ve got one thing on my mind: free candy. This week, many students begin learning about various candidates’ platforms. One can’t help walking through University Yard or Kogan Plaza without getting a free blow pop or piece of chocolate candy with a “vote for me!” sticker on it. Most […]

SA official calls for Corr’s impeachment

Only days before the election for Student Association president, a leading candidate for the organization’s top post is facing possible impeachment. After a weeklong investigation it has been recommended by an independent investigator that junior Morgan Corr, the SA’s executive vice president and a candidate running for SA president this week, be impeached and removed […]

Staff Editorial: Pick Lamar Thorpe for president

After a year of ineffective leadership, the Student Association has not only lost credibility with the student body; it has also lost purpose. With repeated student calls to disband the SA and overhaul the Senate, the body is now searching not just to reconnect with students, but also for a reason to exist. At one […]