September 10, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 10

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


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 […]

Letter to the Editor: Intern swindled

All was set for a fantastic summer in the city. After making my way through the stack of available internships at the GW Career Center, I was excited for the possibility to expand my experience as well as my wallet with a full-time, paid position. I accepted an internship with Rev. Anthony Evans of the […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Terrorists strike New York, D.C.

(U-WIRE) WASHINGTON Posted 4:35 p.m. Sept. 11 In an unparalleled assault, terrorists struck targets in New York and Washington today, causing widespread damage and panic as explosions leveled New York’s World Trade Center towers and part of the Pentagon, near Washington D.C. Casualty figures have yet to be counted but numbers are expected to be […]

D.C. tourism shaky after attacks

Posted 6:20 p.m. Nov. 2 By Michelle Gesser U-WIRE Washington Bureau Ratan Barun is a taxi driver in Washington, D.C., but these days, he is considering a different line of work. With as few as five fares a day, Barun said his income has been hard hit by the sudden drop in tourism after Sept. […]