September 10, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 10

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

Supreme Court looks at high school drug testing

Posted 11:30 p.m. Nov. 30 By Jamie Meltzer U-WIRE Washington Bureau Earlier this month, the Supreme Court agreed to decide whether school districts have to show that a student has a serious drug problem before testing the individual. The Supreme Court decided in 1995 that school districts were allowed to test athletes, because school officials […]

New fraternity and sorority join University

Students who want to “go Greek” will have two more options to choose from this year with new fraternity chapter Pi Kappa Phi and new sorority chapter Alpha Phi. Both Pi Kappa Phi and Alpha Phi will begin their recruitment process after recruitment for current Greek-letter organizations Sept. 16 -23. Pi Kappa Phi will begin […]

Transcript of Redman interview

What’d you think of the GW crowd? That shit was hot. How bout those technical difficulties, did that make it hard for you? Yeah, at first there was a little technical difficulty, but I weaved it right out. That’s hip-hop, y’know? You gotta respect that. You were going to do an hour show and you […]

British government: Marijuana not arrestable crime

Posted 4:35 p.m. Oct. 29 By Alex Kingsbury U-WIRE Washington Bureau MANCHESTER, England – Marijuana will be reclassified by the British government so that possession of the drug will no longer be an arrestable offense, Home Secretary David Blunkett announced Tuesday. The drug will now be classified as a class C drug rather than a […]

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 […]