September 17, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 12

Stories from the September 17, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW hosts ‘Crossfire’ for third time

CNN’s “Crossfire” will broadcast live from the Jack Morton Auditorium in the Media and Public Affairs building Sept. 17-21, but the format of the traditionally biting political debate show will be transformed into a town-hall meeting to discuss Tuesday’s tragic events. “Crossfire” Executive Producer Chris Guarino said the shows will begin at 7 p.m. instead […]

SPOTLIGHT: Tuning in to WRGW

From the depths of the Marvin Center GW student voices discussing music, sports, politics, news and more are transmitted all over the world. WRGW, GW’s student-run radio station provides a variety of programming to students on campus and beyond. Unlike most radio stations, WRGW broadcasts solely on the internet, allowing anyone anywhere to tune into […]

Arts: Recess’ unorthodox humor lightens crowd

Cross-dressing sex fiends, touching man-rabbit romances and depraved improvisational antics – who could ask for anything more in a comedy show? Well, maybe a proponent of good taste, but no one ever said Recess shows are for the weak of heart. Poor taste is their standard, and their application is remarkable. Despite widespread closings this […]

Students address intolerance

Freshman Yasmine Rouai sat on the gray carpeted floor in the Academic Center with her back against the cold, white wall. She played with her dark hair as she spoke somberly about the events of the past few days. “People walk around saying they are against terrorism, but they go around terrorizing others (of different […]

Week’s releases disappoint

Bad Ronald Bad Ronald Reprise Records 1.5 hatchets Bad Ronald lives up to its name. The band is bad, and not in the Michael Jackson sense. Attempting to fuse rap with rock beats, Bad Ronald looks to get “dat ass” on “da floor” with a party-oriented style of rap that is anything but original. The […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Students, faculty clash at forum

A forum with GW experts on public policy and globalization turned into a clash of opinions Wednesday afternoon, as students fired questions at faculty members about issues surrounding the IMF and World Bank. The forum, hosted by the Institute of Public Policy and the Center for the Study of Globalization, drew about 100 students to […]

Students laud decision to cancel weekend games

All GW athletic events were cancelled this weekend, including the GW Invitational Volleyball Tournament scheduled to draw four teams to the Smith Center Friday and Saturday. As of Thursday, Athletic Director Jack Kvancz was against postponing or canceling the tournament, or any other GW athletic event, because he said following a normal routine would be […]

U-WIRE International Desk: U.S. students, Africans mourn abroad

By Jane Smith U-WIRE Washington Bureau Posted 5:42 p.m. Sept. 17 NAIROBI, KENYA – Terrorist attacks of three years ago in Nairobi, Kenya, were rehashed last Tuesday afternoon as Kenyans listened to news of assaults on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. In August 1998, terrorists associated with Osama bin Laden bombed U.S. embassies […]

Staff Editorial: Closed-door policy

GW administrators have yet to announce whether residence halls will remain open Sept. 27 through Oct. 2 even with canceled World Bank and International Monetary Fund meetings. With the cancellation all but officially announced, police say they still expect as many as 15,000 protesters to show up, and GW officials appear to favor leaving the […]

U-WIRE International Desk: Europe and NATO rally support for U.S.

By Alex Kingsbury U-Wire Washington Bureau Posted 5:30 p.m. Sept. 17 MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – The U.S. is working to secure international support for possible retaliation against the perpetrators of the worst terrorist act in American history. While authorities continue to speculate who is to blame, consensus seems to have settled on Saudi-born international terrorist Osama […]