September 24, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 14

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

‘Crossfire’ returns for another week

“Crossfire” co-hosts Tucker Carlson and Bill Press engaged the GW student body in friendly banter to warm up for a live broadcast from campus Thursday. Citing packed audiences, a Hatchet article and intelligent questions from the students as reasons to keep up the new town hall meeting format, they announced the show would call GW […]

Letter to the Editor: Remembering a friend

On the morning of Sept. 11, Andrew Stergiopoulos was brutally taken from us. Sterg, as he was known to most of his friends, was a lot like you and me. We met while we were both at GW. He was a smart guy with a quick wit and a rare talent. He was able to […]

Sikh students fear religious attacks

Students who practice the Sikh religion said while the GW campus has provided a diverse and tolerant environment, they are faced with ignorance and prejudice off campus. “We are lucky that we go to an internationally-diverse university,” junior Amrith Mago said. “It has a huge difference on how open-minded the students are.” Sophomore Ravjot Singh, […]

Letter to the Editor: Family matters

Thank you for covering the Attila Cosby trial and providing access to it online. I reside in Philadelphia and at times was not able to get news coverage of it. I also write to inform you that you have only mentioned one aspect of Cosby’s family in the article “Ruling stuns Cosby family, supporters” (Sept. […]

New SBPM building planned

GW plans to house the School of Business and Public Management in its own new building. The school will be the third to receive a new building within a four-year span if GW meets a planned completion date of 2004. A new School of Media and Public Affairs building opened last January, and a new […]

Travel Guide: Ciao from Florence

Welcome to the Hatchet’s Travel Guide. I am Jessica Greco, a junior majoring in fine arts. I am currently abroad with Syracuse University’s art program in Florence, Italy. I have been here for a little more than two weeks. I am finally starting to get the hang of things here. From the moment I got […]

Men’s soccer stumps Radford at home

The GW men’s soccer team defeated Radford University 3-1 in a physical match Sunday at the Mount Vernon field. It was the team’s final game before conference play. GW’s defense set the game’s tone early by keeping Radford away from the goal. The Colonials countered a Radford offense that controlled the ball early on, and […]

National Airport grounds travel plans

GW students are changing travel plans because Reagan National airport, the hub of D.C. shuttle service to Boston and New York City, remains closed for security precautions. National is the most popular airport for downtown D.C. residents largely because of the popular shuttle service offered by Delta Airlines and US Airways. It is the only […]

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,” […]