September 10, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 10

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

GW services feel population pinch

Several University services have adapted to serve more students than ever this year, but students say they are still experiencing long lines. In anticipation of 450 more freshmen than last year, the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences received extra funding – more than $1 million – to hire an additional full-time professional adviser, CCAS […]

Protests Come to GW: Missing world events

While I no longer live on campus, I still wish to voice my discontent with GW closing its residence halls. I believe this policy should be reversed immediately. Regardless of where you live, travel home is expensive. Roundtrip airfare to and from my home in Massachusetts is about $150. This does not include the costs […]

Fall Sports Preview: Leading by example

Nine seniors on the GW men’s soccer team have experienced tough times during their GW careers. The Colonials never won more than five games in the veterans’ freshmen and sophomore years. Now they look to go for it all in their last season together. After Dayton knocked GW out of last season’s Atlantic 10 Championship […]

Washington Recap: Sept. 10, 2001

Fireworks wake neighbors Residents across D.C. and as far away as Alexandria, Va. woke to the explosions of fireworks last Wednesday night as the White House concluded its first state dinner with a bang. The 15-minute show angered some residents who were drawn out of bed around 11 p.m. The unannounced show caused some people […]

Campaigns don’t maximize Internet use

Posted 1:00 p.m. Nov. 15 By Jamie Meltzer U-WIRE Washington Bureau Many people do not believe stamps and envelopes are high-priced items, but they are for political campaigns. Virginia’s soon-to-be Governor Mark Warner spent $568,000 on mailings during his campaign, according to financial disclosures. But less than $100,000 was spent on Internet expenditures, even though […]

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 […]