September 10, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 10

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

Fall Sports Preview: The new face of GW volleyball

They want to be the best. Never mind this eager freshmen class joins a volleyball program that has only one returning starter. A program that lost six seniors to graduation, one sophomore to injury and a freshman who transferred. Most importantly, never mind the zero in the win column. This freshmen class of six is […]

Protests Come to GW: Bring on protesters

Soon thousands of strangers will descend upon Washington to sing songs and bang drums over globalization. Although some of this may interrupt your scheduled resume building, do not sweat. At this protest, you will find people advocating all sorts of crazy things. There will be semi-educated youth shouting slogans with abbreviations you may not understand. […]

Fall Sports Preview: Women’s soccer returns with attitude

Finishing last season with a disappointing 5-14 record, the GW women’s soccer team knows what it will take to make it a distant memory:enthusiasm. Head coach Tanya Vogel said her team has returned with more spirit than last year’s team. “Over the last two and a half years, the girls on the team have decided […]

U-WIRE International Desk: Europe shaken by attacks on U.S.

By Alex Kingsbury U-WIRE Washington Bureau Posted 4:55 p.m. Sept. 12 MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – The day after the World Trade Center was reduced to a smoldering pile of rubble by hijacked passenger jets, England and the European Union struggle to both respond to the tragedy and assess what this means for the future of the […]

New GW student group seeks reform

A new voice is fighting for GW students’ rights this year in the form of a student group called Students for Student Judicial Reform. SSJR formed at the end of last semester when a group of friends, mostly Sigma Nu fraternity members, began to take a closer look at the Guide to Students’ Rights and […]

Above average

The letters A through F hold much power over students. They keep students up all night – and in class all day. They can cause elation and depression. Grades. Professors assign them to show the success of students. But these letters can signify much more. They can rate professors, classes and even universities. According to […]

Fall Sports Preview: Volleyball remains patient in a rebuilding season

Few people expect this year’s GW women’s volleyball team to match last season’s accomplishments. Coming off a year in which the Colonials rolled through the Atlantic 10 Tournament, defeated Xavier for the championship and earned a berth to the NCAA Tournament, this year’s young squad holds lower expectations. The team has already dropped its first […]

U.S. citizens eager for retaliation; experts theorize on possible suspects

By Zeb Eckert U-WIRE Washington Bureau Posted 7:00 p.m. Sept. 12 A sweeping percentage of Americans would support military action against terrorist groups suspected in Tuesday’s deadly attacks, a Washington Post-ABC News Poll reported Wednesday. Close to 95 percent of adults interviewed in a random telephone survey were adamant that the United States should swiftly […]

Feds can investigate doctors for assisted suicides

Posted 10:30 p.m. Nov. 19 By Patrick W. Higgins U-WIRE Washington Bureau Attorney General John Ashcroft thwarted Oregon’s assisted suicide law last week by empowering federal agents to investigate and punish doctors who prescribe lethal medications for the purpose of suicide. The decision overrides a 1998 order from former Attorney General Janet Reno which protected […]