September 10, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 10

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

BRIEF: Web site offers look at campus crime

Posted 5:30 p.m. Dec. 13 By Rob Torte U-WIRE Washington Bureau A new campus crime Web site by the Department of Education details how many crimes are occurring on the nation’s college campuses. The site located at gives campus-specific information. U.S. Secretary of Education Rod Paige said students would be able to search for […]

Fall Sports Preview: Golf likes chances at opening tournaments

When the GW golf team tees off this weekend at the Navy Fall Intercollegiate in Annapolis, Md., the team will be doing more than getting reacquainted with collegiate competition. The players will be working for post season play. With three of their top players returning, including graduate student Thomas Blankvoort, who won last year’s GW […]


By Zeb Eckert U-WIRE Washington Bureau Chief The country is still in shock after terrorist explosions in Washington and New York leveled both World Trade Center towers and a section of the Pentagon. Terrorists reportedly crashed two planes into the skyscrapers, at least one of which was an American Airlines plane en route from Boston […]

Dating abuse most common form of student violence

Posted 4:35 p.m. Oct. 29 By Robert Torte U-WIRE Washington Bureau Dating abuse is the most common form of violence on campus today, according to the Feminist Majority Foundation, a group focusing on domestic violence awareness during the month of October. One in three women are victims of dating abuse, not including cases of sexual […]


A quotation in “Student Alleges MPD Assault,” (Sept. 4, p.1) was wrongly attributed to the student who gave information anonymously. The statement is a paraphrase of the student’s remarks, not a direct quotation. A caption for the bottom-right photograph in “The University Club offers elegance,” (Sept. 4, p. 9) mislabels the room pictured. It is […]

Staff Editorial: Closing campus

“You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here.” While not delivered so succinctly, this was essentially the message relayed by GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg in an e-mail to all students, faculty and staff regarding the University’s decision to close Sept. 29 to Oct 2 during protests against the International Monetary Fund […]

MPD prepares for protests

D.C. officials are bracing for an estimated 100,000 protesters at the two-day International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings which run Sept. 29 and 30, spending $29 million on more than two miles of concrete and metal fences and several thousand police officers, according to The Washington Post. More than 7,000 public officials and private […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: GW cancels classes after terrorist attacks

Posted 11:50 a.m. Sept. 11– All classes and evening events are suspended as of 11 a.m. Tuesday, GW announced at about 11:20 a.m. GW is in a heightened state of emergency as a result of possible terrorist attacks at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. and the World Trade Center in New York City, said Sandy […]

Interns anticipate getting back to work on Capitol Hill

Posted 6:55 p.m. Oct. 29 By Jason J. Safdi? U-WIRE Washington Bureau Unfazed by the new dangers of bioterrorism, determined students working as interns on Capitol Hill said they eagerly anticipate returning to their offices this week. Because of the security sweeps conducted by health and law enforcement authorities, many students have been out of […]

Column: Glitch causes late night

We have all experienced it at some point in our collegiate careers. Imagine a 24-page paper you labor over all semester long that includes well-written prose, a carefully planned out presentation and a special colorful insert that will enthrall your class and professor. Imagine two days before the due date, a groundbreaking event takes place […]