September 10, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 10

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

Spotlight: Pasta and pizza with a smile

Lines often extend into Kogan Plaza. The aroma of garlic and cheese escape and travel down H Street. But this is not one of D.C.’s five star restaurants. The popular eatery is John Rider’s pasta and pizza cart, a favorite dining alternative for many GW students. The cart has been a permanent fixture at GW […]

Letter to the Editor: Sporting suggestion

A couple of friends and I decided to go to the Sunday, Sept. 2 GW soccer game at Georgetown University. Our determined me soccer players were eager to bring the D.C. Cup home. However, when we sat down on the bleachers to enjoy GW’s spirit and athleticism, our side of the bleachers was pretty much […]

Fall Sports Preview: Women’s soccer returns restored

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 […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: GW reacts to attacks

Posted 6:35 p.m. Sept. 11-GW cancelled classes and took safety precautions against bomb threats Tuesday after reported terrorist attacks at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va., and the World Trade Center in New York City. Two questionable packages suspected to be bombs arrived at the Marvin Center and caused an emergency evacuation at about 10:30 a.m., […]

CD REVIEW: McCartney’s ‘Driving Rain’ is mixed bag

Posted 1:00 p.m. Nov. 15 By Alex Kingsbury U-WIRE Washington Bureau MANCHESTER, England – It is impossible to listen to a Paul McCartney album and not compare it to his earlier work with the Beatles. With a catalogue including “Yesterday,” “Get Back,” and “Blackbird” it is difficult not to. It is a fact that dogged […]

Men win Invitational, women place second

The GW men’s cross country team won the Towson Invitational this weekend with runners placing fourth through seventh. The women’s team, led by first-place finisher Mary Beth McCullough placed second. For the men, David Talbird finished fourth out of 46 runners with a time of 28:07. The top five runners on the men’s team followed […]

Protests Come to GW: Evicted and angry

Like most GW students, I was shocked to receive e-mail notification of my five-day eviction from my residence hall room. GW’s rhetoric of protecting students from the IMF protesters should be ignored. While I feel GW is doing students a service by informing us of the impending unrest, the policy of forced departure is and […]

SA president reaches out

Student Association President Roger Kapoor has been making progress on fulfilling his campaign promise to “put the `you’ back in GWU,” after implementing changes and showcasing his comedic talent over the summer and during Welcome Week. Kapoor said he is making the SA a bigger part of students’ daily lives while attempting to involve the […]

Hijacked planes cause devastation in New York, D.C.

By Zeb Eckert U-WIRE Washington Bureau Sept. 11, 2001 As smoke and fire continue to billow from the Pentagon, government officials believe the explosion that rocked the home of the Department of Defense Tuesday morning happened when a hijacked American Airlines 757 slammed into the side of the building. The Los Angeles-bound Flight 77 originated […]

Cell phone ban hits N.Y. drivers

Posted 1:00 p.m. Nov. 15 By Rob Torte U-WIRE Washington Bureau Starting Nov. 1, drivers in New York state will begin the long commute to work minus one of their usual companions: the cell phone. Driving while talking on a cell phone will earn drivers a $100 fine for violating a new cell phone ban. […]