September 24, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 14

Stories from the September 24, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Going out and going on

It is Thursday night. The numbers 11:07 illuminate the face of freshman Bhaveen Jani’s digital clock. The first of many knocks rap against his Thurston Hall door. Soon 15 of Jani’s friends file into the small dorm room, heavy with the scent of cologne mixed with perfume. The room is abuzz, voices asking whether it’s […]

Nation in Brief

President calls for unity President George W. Bush announced to a joint session of Congress last Thursday the creation of a Cabinet-level position to fight terrorism, the latest dimension in the U.S. response to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The President appointed Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge to lead the newly-created Office of Homeland Security, aimed […]

To rush or not to rush

And the rush is on. Greek recruitment took place on campus this week, as GW’s 11 fraternities and seven sororities enticed students to join their organizations. According to the Office of Greek Affairs, 13 percent of GW men and 16 percent of GW women are members of sororities and fraternities. Although the Greek-letter community is […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Men’s Tennis wins ECAC

Sophomore Matt Hane captured the No.1 singles spot as the GW men’s tennis team won the team championship at this weekend’s Easter Collegiate Athletic Conference Tennis North Championship held at Vassar College’s Joss Courts. GW just edged out New York University in team points standings as the Colonials finished with 28.5 points and NYU finished […]

Spotlight: Uncoverimg the secrets of The Allen Lee

Originally Published 09/24/01 On the corner of 23rd and F streets stands a mysterious white building with royal blue shutters and a neon yellow sign blaring “The Allen Lee.” The edifice seems out of place on the border of the GW campus. Although rarely frequented by GW students, people of various ethnicities can be found […]

Staff Editorial: GW in the ‘Crossfire’

Senators are becoming more familiar sights at GW with another visit from CNN’s “Crossfire” attracting top political figures to discuss national issues with GW students. Events like “Crossfire” capitalize on GW’s location in the heart of D.C. and draw students into debate on topics that shape the world around them extending education beyond the classroom. […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: GW announces men’s basketball schedule

GW released the men’s basketball schedule last week, which has the Colonials competing in one nationally televised game and seven regional telecasts throughout the 2001-02 season. The Colonials, under first-year head coach Karl Hobbs, will open the regular season Nov. 15 with a game against Marshall University in Lexington, Ky., as part of the NABC […]

Staff Editorial: Security in the sky

Working long hours in a repetitive job with little pay and even less respect will dull the edge of even the sharpest employee. Such conditions exist at the security checkpoints in American airports creating a weakness in the system that is supposed to protect millions of airline passengers each year. Those conditions must be improved. […]

Arts: Studio shuffles schedules

In the week following terrorist attacks, film stars have shown up everywhere to raise money or offer sympathy and support to the families of victims. But the one place they haven’t been showing up in is the theater. Hollywood bent itself over backward, editing shots of the twin towers out of films such as Zoolander […]