September 17, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 12

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

Column: Terror, tragedy hit GW

Red, white and blue. Land of the free. Fireworks and apple pie. They all represent an idea we call America. But what is America? Is it democracy, freedom, hard work, or strong will? Perhaps it is all of this. But last week proved the idea of America is rooted more in people coming together for […]

Services offer solace

Religious organizations around campus observed a national day of prayer and remembrance Friday, which President George W. Bush proclaimed last week. Student gathered at the Newman Center, Hillel and the Quad to mourn and remember victims of Tuesday’s terrorist attacks. At 12 p.m. all University businesses, including classes, stopped to observe a moment of silence […]

Op-Ed: Wrong to protest realiation for terror

Tuesday, everyone in America and around the world witnessed a horrific event that will surely change the course of American history. It was an event that took more American lives in one day than the attack on Pearl Harbor, and possibly any other battle America has fought since the Civil War. The cowards that perpetrated […]

Who needs sleep?

Sleep. It’s an insatiable indulgence disguised as a necessity for life. The word conjures images of a blissful escape from the demands of school and life. Most college students manipulate their schedules in order to get more sleep in a school day. But for students who take 8 a.m. classes, sleeping late is a luxury […]

Students, experts advise nation on terrorism

Students and defense experts are split over what actions the United States should take in response to Tuesday’s terrorist attacks on New York’s World Trade Center and the Pentagon. With up to 5,000 people missing from the leveling of the twin towers and up to 300 people dead from the attack on the Pentagon, U.S. […]

News briefs

Class awards student essays and posters Three days after the United States encountered the most severe acts of terrorism in its history, two students were honored in a celebration of tolerance and peace. Thomas Hundley, Jr. and Sheldon MacDonald were awarded certificates and honored in a luncheon Friday for their posters and essays commemorating the […]

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 […]