September 20, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 13

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

Hardball touches audience in all the wrong places

Casting Keanu Reeves as the determined baseball coach of young boys from the projects may look like a box office homerun, but Hardball fails to hit anything out of the park. Hardball (Paramount) looks at first like a touching, thoughtful story based on writer Daniel Coyle’s true-life account of a Little League team in the […]

Red Flash shuts out men’s soccer

Saint Francis College notched a pair of second half goals en route to a 2-0 shutout of the GW men’s soccer team Monday afternoon in Loretto, Penn. It was the Colonials second consecutive road loss in a game originally scheduled for Sept 12 at the Mount Vernon field. The game had been delayed following last […]

Unfettered style fuels new fantasy

Terry Brooks returns to a world of airships and Druids in “The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara,” the second installment of his fantasy book series. Brooks, a New York Times-bestselling author, builds his new novel on effortless prose that makes his tale accessible to seasoned readers of fantasy fiction and newcomers alike. The gripping story-line […]

Navy shuts out women’s soccer

The United States Naval Academy handed the GW women’s soccer team its first shutout this season Monday night, a 2-0 loss at the Glenn Warner Soccer Facility in Annapolis, Md. Navy unleashed 10 shots on goal in the first half alone and scored their first goal at the 32-minute mark when Katie Eames fired a […]

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 […]