September 24, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 14

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

Water polo drops a pair, gains confidence

Jamie Saettele scored a game-wining goal with less than two minutes remaining to give Bucknell University a 6-5 win over the GW men’s water polo team in Lewisburg, Pa. Sunday. It was a tough weekend for the Colonials who were also defeated by No. 14 Princeton University at the Smith Center on Saturday. The weekend […]

Growth Spurt: Student growth boosts economy

Foggy Bottom business owners say they are looking forward to a year of increased revenue because of a larger student population. Grocery stores, shops and restaurants situated near campus report a boost in student business from a noticeably larger freshman class. “I see more new faces than usual and have been selling more this year,” […]

Hartwell plays piano man

Music has always been flowing through Chris Hartwell’s veins. Now, the GW senior is getting the chance to show it off. The singer/songwriter celebrated the release of his debut album, All I Fear, for an intimate audience of friends and soon-to-be fans Saturday night in the GW Music Department. “I’m really excited but kind of […]

Around Campus

Mourners remember victims at Lincoln Memorial Speakers addressed religious tolerance when about 350 people gathered at the Lincoln Memorial Sunday to mourn those who perished in the Sept. 11 terrorist acts. The interfaith memorial was followed by a vigil. Featuring speakers of different religious backgrounds, the memorial focused on religious tolerance and brotherhood. Rangina Hamidi, […]

CNN’s ‘Crossfire’ at GW

CNN’s show ‘Crossfire’ has been airing live from the SMPA building since Monday, Sept. 17 and will continue until Friday, Sept. 29. “Crossfire” offers in-depth look at terrorism Senators discuss military action at GW ‘Crossfire’ “Crossfire” GW host McCain “Crossfire” returns for another week ‘Crossfire’ tackles airline safety Senators consider chemical attacks on ‘Crossfire’ Military […]

Women’s soccer loses to Maryland

The GW women’s soccer team stood its ground in College Park, Md., but suffered a 2-0 loss after failing to convert any of the team’s seven scoring chances. GW goalkeeper Christine O’Malley made 11 saves on Maryland’s 27 shots but was beaten twice by junior Kim King. Despite the loss, head coach Tanya Vogel said […]

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 […]