September 10, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 10

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

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. […]

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 […]