September 20, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 13

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

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 […]

News Brief: Colleges organize to protest war

Students at Wesleyan University in Connecticut are organizing a nationwide effort to promote a peaceful response to last week’s terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. One hundred five colleges and universities plan coordinate their own demonstrations at the same time Sept. 20. This effort, called Peaceful Justice, is a protest of expected […]

Forum: Rogue chapters corrupt

I should explain what it means to be a social fraternity. Never giving up individual principles, young men form a bond based on a commitment to an additional set of values. The purpose is to prepare them for life within a changing world among persons of diverse roots experiencing compromise and understanding. These values separate […]

Letter to the Editor: Democratic dissent

I simply cannot believe Bill Eldridge wrote that those who disagree with our government’s response – whatever it may be – to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks should not express their opinions (“Wrong to protest retaliation for terror,” Sept. 17, p. 5). He even went so far as to question whether such dissenters could call […]

Around Campus (news briefs)

Sigma Epsilon Alpha member faces possible expulsion Sigma Alpha Epsilon member Charles Smith could face expulsion from school for allegedly assaulting a University Police officer last week, according to University officials. Smith was arrested Friday morning for allegedly elbowing a UPD officer in the chest when she asked for identification from him and the woman […]