September 10, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 10

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

Above average

The letters A through F hold much power over students. They keep students up all night – and in class all day. They can cause elation and depression. Grades. Professors assign them to show the success of students. But these letters can signify much more. They can rate professors, classes and even universities. According to […]

Fall Sports Preview: Volleyball remains patient in a rebuilding season

Few people expect this year’s GW women’s volleyball team to match last season’s accomplishments. Coming off a year in which the Colonials rolled through the Atlantic 10 Tournament, defeated Xavier for the championship and earned a berth to the NCAA Tournament, this year’s young squad holds lower expectations. The team has already dropped its first […]

U.S. citizens eager for retaliation; experts theorize on possible suspects

By Zeb Eckert U-WIRE Washington Bureau Posted 7:00 p.m. Sept. 12 A sweeping percentage of Americans would support military action against terrorist groups suspected in Tuesday’s deadly attacks, a Washington Post-ABC News Poll reported Wednesday. Close to 95 percent of adults interviewed in a random telephone survey were adamant that the United States should swiftly […]

Feds can investigate doctors for assisted suicides

Posted 10:30 p.m. Nov. 19 By Patrick W. Higgins U-WIRE Washington Bureau Attorney General John Ashcroft thwarted Oregon’s assisted suicide law last week by empowering federal agents to investigate and punish doctors who prescribe lethal medications for the purpose of suicide. The decision overrides a 1998 order from former Attorney General Janet Reno which protected […]

New GW student group seeks reform

A new voice is fighting for GW students’ rights this year in the form of a student group called Students for Student Judicial Reform. SSJR formed at the end of last semester when a group of friends, mostly Sigma Nu fraternity members, began to take a closer look at the Guide to Students’ Rights and […]

Residence halls not limited to GW students

On the bustling floors of residence halls live men and women without midterms, debit dollars or floor meetings. Who are these mysterious few? The select group makes up the more than 40 non-GW students who choose to call GW residence halls home. The West End houses 27 permanent residents, Director of Housing Services Andrew Sonn […]

Fall Sports Preview: Title in tow, crew eyes Georgetown

With an Atlantic 10 title under its belt, the GW men’s crew team is focused on two things: defending its title and beating Georgetown. “We have no greater rival than Georgetown,” said coach Gene Kininmonth. “Last year they beat both our freshmen and varsity crews. I hated losing to Georgetown. This year we will do […]

Students across the nation react to tragedy

By Mosheh Oinounou U-WIRE Washington Bureau Posted 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12 College students across the country experienced a full tumult of emotions from shock, horror and disbelief as they watched images of the unprecedented terrorist attacks on New York and Washington Tuesday. The leveling of the World Trade Center in New York and part of […]

COLUMN: Robbing Peter to pay Paul

Posted 11:30 p.m. Nov. 30 By Alex Kingsbury U-WIRE Washington Bureau MANCHESTER, England – Today we are learning how the Geneva Convention is applied in Afghanistan. The Taliban, ruthless and murderous beyond a doubt, are now in retreat and the Northern Alliance backed by American bombers and Special Forces is sweeping to control surrendered territory. […]

Redman teases crowd with short but rowdy show

Students jammed the Quad Saturday to watch rapper Redman rock Fall Fest. But the artist stopped less than a half hour into his performance, complaining of a sore throat. Redman, who was contracted by Program Board for an hour-long set, said he stopped his show after about 25 minutes because he did not want to […]