September 10, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 10

Stories from the September 10, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

A Traveler’s Diary: Morocco is Mediterranean treasure

By Mary Jo Roepke Special to U-WIRE’s Washington Bureau RABAT, Morocco — From the window of an Air France 737 over Morocco’s capital, it’s hard to tell where the suburbs end and the race of date and fig trees begins. Here in Rabat, fig trees reach the desert first. There, the spindly date trees make […]

Warner leads GW past Wagner

Kim Warner scored two second-half goals to break a 1-1 tie and lead the GW women’s soccer team past Wagner College 3-1 Sunday afternoon at the Wagner College Athletic Field. The Colonials improved to 2-1, following a defeat to Georgetown on Friday at the Mount Vernon field. On Sunday, GW took an early 1-0 lead […]

Arts: Redman plays for high stakes

In 1994 fans turned off by a headlining band at the Lollapalooza tour in Atlanta got a piece of something fresh at a side stage. An up-and-coming rapper from New Jersey was energizing a crowd of 50, asking fans to throw weed at the stage before diving into the crowd of waving hands. Seven years […]


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Liverpool mourns loss of Harrison

Posted 2:15 p.m. Dec. 8 By Alex Kingsbury U-WIRE Washington Bureau LIVERPOOL, England – The city that gave birth to the Beatles is now sharing in the grief of a fallen son as fans descend on the northern seaport to pay their respects to guitarist George Harrison. Famous Beatle spots around the city were decorated […]

Anthrax keeps postal workers on edge

Posted 6:55 p.m. Oct. 29 By Patrick W. Higgins U-WIRE Washington Bureau Relatives and coworkers buried two postal workers over the weekend who died last week from inhalation anthrax as thousands of their coworkers were tested for the disease and given precautionary antibiotics. Thomas L. Morris Jr. and Joseph Curseen, the two employees who died, […]

Volleyball remains winless through road trip

The GW volleyball team failed to win a match at this weekend’s Pacific Women’s Volleyball Tournament in Stockton, Calif., stretching the team’s winless streak to six matches. But the Colonials (0-6) showed promise by winning their first game of the year, a 30-21 defeat of Northwestern University (3-2) in game one Saturday. The Wildcats won […]

The Charlatans prove there’s life after Brit-pop

The Charlatans U.K., The Wonderland – three out of five Hatchets Despite many successes in their native England and across Europe, The Charlatans remain virtually unknown in the United States. The addition of “U.K.” to their name serves the practical purpose of avoiding lawsuits from the defunct 1960s group who possesses rights to the name […]

International Desk: Anthrax scare hits Europe

Posted 8:10 p.m. Oct. 17 By Alex Kingsbury U-WIRE Washington Bureau MANCHESTER, England – British fears of a possible terrorist attack with the lethal anthrax bacteria increased Monday when Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle’s office received a letter containing the deadly agent. As American officials sealed off portions of the Hart Senate office building on […]

American man captured among Taliban soldiers

Posted 2:15 p.m. Dec. 8 By Patrick W. Higgins U-WIRE Washington Bureau A man claiming to be an American citizen and believed to be a Taliban soldier was taken into custody by U.S. Special Forces following a prison riot near the Afghanistan town of Mazar-e-Sharif this week. John Phillip Walker Lindh, a 20-year-old who refers […]