September 13, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 11

Stories from the September 13, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Op-Ed: Terrorist attack disrupts GW campus

On my way to class this morning, I was painfully aware of the two armed soldiers parked on every corner from my room to campus. In light of yesterday’s tragedy, I know these men are here for our safety, but at the same time, my worst nightmare has been realized. Our generation has never lived […]

King enters ‘Black House”

Thirteen years ago, 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.” The journey begins in French Landing, Wis. All is not well: the […]

Quote of the Week

GW President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg explaining why he would consider re-opening classes Sept. 27 to Oct. 2 if the World Bank / IMF meetings were cancelled: “We are not a feather in the wind of circumstance.”

WEB EXCLUSIVE: GW observes silence

Posted 11:45 p.m. Sept. 13-Responding to a national address from President George W. Bush, GW has requested professors, students and staff to observe a national moment of silence at noon Friday for those lost in Tuesday’s tragedies at the World Trade Center and Pentagon. The University will also participate at a national candlelight vigil at […]

Forum: Make marijuana legal

The conclusion of the 1972 National Commission on Marihuana (sic) and Drug Abuse was that marijuana should be legalized. President Richard M. Nixon personally appointed the commission, which included four physicians and four members of Congress. Although times have changed, marijuana policy has not despite these findings. According to the University of Michigan’s Monitoring the […]

Movie Listings Sept. 13th to 20th

AMC Union Station AMC Courthouse Plaza Cineplex Odeon Dupont Circle Cineplex Odeon Foundry Cineplex Odeon Inner Circle Cineplex Odeon Uptown Lowes Pentagon City 6 9:30 Club AMC Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave. N.E. (703) 998-4262 The Glass House (PG-13) 1:20, 4:15, 7:10, 9:40 Hardball (PG-13) 1:45, 4:45, 7:15, 10:20 Jeepers Creepers (R) 1:00, 5:30, 8:10, […]

Soccer postpones match; volleyball will host Invitational

The recent attacks at the World Trade Center and Pentagon caused GW coaches to cancel practices and forced athletic department officials to consider their next step. The GW men’s soccer game against St. Francis College, originally scheduled for Wednesday afternoon at the Mount Vernon field, was postponed and may not be re-scheduled. Most GW athletic […]

Golf sinks at Navy Invitational

The GW golf team got off to a rough start last weekend finishing 21st out of 27 colleges competing at the Navy Fall Invitational in Annapolis, Md. Thomas Blankvoort’s five-over-par 147 was the low score for the Colonial and placed him in a tie for 20th overall out of 142 competitors. The Colonials shot a […]

GW responds with hightened security

GW cancelled classes and took safety precautions against bomb threats Tuesday after reported terrorist attacks at the Pentagon 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., said Dolores Stafford, director of University Police. […]

Staff Editorial: Strike back

On Tuesday morning, Sept. 11, with simple weapons and pure determination, terrorists seized four commercial airliners and drove three of them into the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. A fourth crashed in a cornfield outside Pittsburgh. Officials at all levels of government are reluctant to discuss casualties, but […]