September 20, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 13

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

WEB EXCLUSIVE: `Crossfire,’ GW host McCain

Daily Update Posted 4 a.m. Sept. 20 Students grilled Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) with questions about terrorism and American military action in a live broadcast of CNN’s “Crossfire” Wednesday night, hours after the Associated Press reported the president’s decision to send U.S. military planes to the Middle East. Audience members asked McCain about the possibility […]

Op-Ed: Violence not only way to fight terror

On Sept. 11 I cried. My heart ached as I watched the repeated footage of the airplane crash into the second World Trade Center tower. As I followed coverage during the day, I was filled with a “quiet, unyielding anger.” I wanted revenge like most Americans. I felt the terrorists attacked everything I believed in. […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: SJT helps promote government jobs

University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg will serve as a link to students as part of a new organization called the Partnership for Public Service, which hopes to recruit college students for government jobs. Trachtenberg will sit on the board of the non-partisan organization begun this year to combat government “brain drain” – a lack of […]

Netanyahu joins House committee to examine attacks

By Zeb Eckert U-WIRE Washington Bureau Posted 4:25 p.m. Sept. 21 State supported terrorism must be stripped of its resources if the United States hopes to mount a successful campaign against violence, former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a House committee Thursday. Speaking from his experience as leader of a country long involved in […]

Op-Ed: Americans defy terror

Since Sept. 11, there has been much discussion of symbols in America. It will become a day no one will forget. We will tell our children about where we were when we heard of the unthinkable attack on America. It will be the defining moment of our generation. I will always remember gathering with my […]

‘Crossfire’ offers in-depth look at terrorism

CNN’s “Crossfire” transformed the Media and Public Affairs auditorium into a fully functional television set this week, featuring well-known politicians and experts discussing the recent attacks on the United States. Five manned cameras and one crane camera scanned the auditorium that was full beyond capacity by Wednesday’s show with Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). Students waited […]

Movie Listings Sept. 21st to 28th

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) 1:40, 4:40, 7:20, 10:00 Glitter (PG-13) 1:20, 4:15, 7:10, 9:40 Hardball (PG-13) 1:45, 4:45, 7:15, 10:20 […]

Op-Ed: Peace in wake of tragedy

For the past week, I have been afraid to voice my feelings about the events of Sept. 11. I was afraid I would be called unpatriotic or a sympathizer with the people who committed those heinous acts. I do not support military action in Afghanistan. I am fearful of the ramifications of intense nationalism fueled […]

NEWS NOW: Presidential address calls for unity

By Zeb Eckert U-WIRE Washington Bureau Posted 9:55 p.m. Sept. 20 In a highly anticipated address to a joint session of Congress Thursday night, President Bush announced the creation of a Cabinet-level position to fight terrorism and pledged a vigorous military campaign against rogue nations. The President appointed Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge to lead the […]

Cactus Patch: Local boys make good

D.C. represent! The D.C. scene has produced plenty of big names in the past but what has it done for us lately? Enough time has passed that something big must be coming. The local boys of Cactus Patch have had a taste of success, bringing in screaming girls and excited guys from all over D.C. […]