September 10, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 10

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

Sports: Fall Sports Preview

Women’s soccer: 1 | 2 Men’s Soccer: 1 | 2 Women’s Volleyball: 1 | 2 Water Polo: 1 Golf: 1 Men’s Crew: 1

Late goals power GW over VMI, 5-2

Fabio Andrade scored the first of three GW goals over a 10-minute span, lifting the men’s soccer team 5-2 over the Virginia Military Institute at the Mount Vernon field Thursday. After taking a 2-0 lead with goals by senior Matt Pilkington and junior Matthew Osborne, GW found itself knotted in a 2-2 tie in the […]

Fall Sports Preview: Team tests water in early contest

With a disappointing loss to the University of Puerto Rico to start the season, the GW water polo team showed promise by bouncing back and sweeping their remaining three matches, finishing ninth overall in the Navy Open. With the season opener out of the way, head coach Scott Reed and his team can begin to […]

Arena Stage retells ancient tragedy

A low rumble of thunder escapes from the depths of the Arena Stage and mixes with an ominous blue light that captures the audience during the opening scene of Kenneth Cavander’s “Agamemnon and His Daughters.” The light refuses to relinquish the audience’s attention until the final scene of the nearly three hour production. Performed in […]

Number of women behind bars in Britain up 20 percent

Posted 11:30 p.m. Nov. 30 By Alex Kingsbury U-WIRE Washington Bureau The number of women in Britain’s jails is up a record 20 percent this year to more than 4,000 and up more than 145 percent since 1993, according to numbers released by the British government’s Prisons Department. The influx of female prisoners has been […]

Tragedy leads to major rescue efforts

Less than twelve hours after a catastrophic act of terrorism leveled New York’s World Trade Center towers and ripped through the Pentagon, the streets in the nation’s capital were eerily quiet. Even as firefighters extinguished the last flames at the Pentagon and World Trade Center and began a rescue effort for hundreds of people feared […]

Around Campus Briefs

GW remains in second tier GW failed to make the top tier of U.S. News and World Report’s 50 best colleges for the third year in a row. The rankings, released Sunday, rate 249 doctoral universities, which offer a full range of undergraduate majors, master’s and doctoral degrees and emphasize faculty research. GW ranked 50th […]

Campus shuts doors for protest

GW’s decision to close campus during International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings later this month drew heated protests from students crying foul on a decision they said violates leases and restricts their free speech. Familiar chants of “Who’s university? Our university!” heard during protests of similar meetings in D.C. two years ago rose from […]

King, Straub enter ‘Black House’

It has been 13 years since Detective Jack Sawyer appeared in Stephen King and Peter Straub’s The Talisman. The authors have joined forces once again to pen the newest adventures of the hero of their first collaboration. Black House takes place 20 years after The Talisman, and the main character, Jack Sawyer is now a […]

Holiday shopping off to slow start

Posted 11:30 p.m. Nov. 30 By Patrick W. Higgins U-WIRE Washington Bureau The holiday shopping season is off to a sluggish start, according to early reports that the consumer confidence index fell for the fifth straight month. Consumer confidence dropped once again in November marking a seven-year low of 82 percent, down from 85 percent […]