September 10, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 10

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

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. […]

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 […]