September 10, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 10

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

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. […]

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 […]