September 20, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 13

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

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. […]

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 […]