September 20, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 13

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

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. […]

Volleyball wins A-10 opener

The GW women’s volleyball team was successful in its first attempt to defend last year’s Atlantic 10 Conference title. The Colonials swept La Salle at the Smith Center Tuesday ending a six-game losing streak and starting off conference play with a win. “We’re undefeated in the A-10, and that’s a great way to start defending […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Senators discuss military action at GW ‘Crossfire’

Posted 11:30 a.m. Sept. 21 In times of war, unusual things happen. CNN’s “Crossfire,” which is broadcasting live from GW all week, was not immune to that phenomenon Wednesday night as hosts from the right and left and two senior senators put aside their differences and discussed a pending war with students. Sens. Joseph Biden, […]

Amos covers hit, Live originals miss

After stepping out of the industry following the birth of her daughter, Natashya, an album of cover songs might seem like a cop-out. But the depth that Tori Amos gives to these mostly unknown songs by artists as varied as The Velvet Underground and Slayer shows just how completely devoted Amos is to her craft. […]

Sports: Working through the pain

Abby Ernst was once a promising middle hitter with a full scholarship on the GW volleyball team. A chronic back injury has sidelined Ernst this season and could possibly end her college career. For now, Ernst is working as the team’s student assistant coach, which allows her to maintain her scholarship. Ernst excelled at a […]

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 […]