September 20, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 13

Stories from the September 20, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Staff Editoral: 900 days

Two years and six months in jail was the sentence handed down in D.C. Superior Court Tuesday in the case against former GW basketball player Attila Cosby. Convicted in July of seven misdemeanor offenses including sexual assault and weapons charges as a result of an incident that occurred in his Guthridge Hall room in May […]

Cosby gets two years in jail

A D.C. Superior Court judge sentenced former GW basketball player Attila Cosby to more than two years in jail Tuesday, saying the violent nature of his crime overshadows any testimony to Cosby’s good character or potential. “The viscous, nasty, violent and really unexplained nature of the crime requires significant punishment,” Kravitz said to the former […]

Staff Editorial: Student brutality?

Two members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon allegedly assaulted police officers on two separate occasions in the last two weeks, sending a University Police officer to the hospital. These incidents jeopardize chapter president Andrew Hopkins’s goal of improving the fraternity’s image at GW and recall the shenanigans of the past that led to bad feelings between […]

GW opens rooms

GW announced Monday it will keep residence halls open Sept. 27-Oct. 2 after the International Monetary Fund and World Bank officially postponed their meetings and Metropolitan Police decreased their expectations for demonstrations that weekend. Students may stay in their rooms during the five days GW originally planned to close the Foggy Bottom campus because of […]

The positive side of negative space

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Friday, Sept. 14, 2001 1 p.m. Breaking my normal Friday routine of waking up and heading straight to work, I instead took a trip to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden on the Mall. While walking past the art department in Smith Hall one day, I realized that I haven’t […]

U.S. deploys troops abroad

(UWIRE) WASHINGTON – The Pentagon secured plans Wednesday to shift an arsenal of combat and supply aircraft to the Persian Gulf, the first clear sign that an organized military response to last week’s terrorist attacks could soon be underway. While those aircraft remain in the United States, the decision by Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is […]

Letter to the Editor: Antagonizing enemies

Terrorist attacks against the U.S. or any country for that matter are unspeakably tragic events. The way Americans everywhere have come together to support one another is remarkable. But one thing still baffles me. We do not know who did this, and they could strike again at any time. If this is the case, why […]

Crime log

Sexual Abuse 9/1 A student in Madison Hall believes she was sexually assaulted while intoxicated on Sept. 1 Harassment 9/16 22nd and H streets Closed No identifiable suspect 9/13 Mitchell Hall Closed No suspects or witnesses 9/13 FSK Hall Closed Unfounded Liquor Law Violations 9/16 24th and H streets Closed Subject arrested Referred to SJS […]

Letter to the Editor: Stop racist reaction

My country has been attacked. My freedom has been compromised. I fear what the next day brings. But never before have I been so proud to be an American. My generation has no concept of what war really is. Here we are faced with one of the greatest tragedies America has ever known. I feel […]

Letter to the Editor: Responding to terror

There have been few events in world history that compare to the tragedy that befell our nation Sept. 11. But beyond the tangible losses of buildings and people, our generation lost an innocence we have carried throughout our lives. Some of our earliest memories are of the end of the Cold War, thought by most […]