September 27, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 15

Stories from the September 27, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Around Campus

Dan Rather to visit Press Club CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather will be talking about the state of journalism and the current coverage of the war on terrorism at GW-sponsored “The Kalb Report” Oct. 9 at the National Press Club. Bob Ludwig, assistant director of University Relations and producer of the event, called Rather […]

DC Diary: A blast from the past

Originally Published 09/27/01 American City Diner 5532 Connecticut Ave., N.W. Thursday, Sept. 20 8 p.m. I needed a break from the invariable options at J Street. Daily slices of pizza and strawberry tsunami Jamba Juices had become dull, and escaping the GW meal plan for a night sounded appealing. “An American Restaurant – and proud […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: 11 arrested in D.C. protests

Posted 12 a.m. Sept. 30 Protesters swarmed downtown D.C. streets Saturday to begin a weekend of anti-war demonstrations during two days once slated for protests against the International Monetary Fund and World Bank. Park police on horseback and Metropolitan Police officers in riot gear surrounded about 500 protesters at a morning rally near Union Station. […]

Students approve of Bush

Ten months after the closest and most scrutinized presidential election in history, GW students and the American public say they are pleased with President George W. Bush’s handling of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Bush’s job approval rating jumped from 50 percent in August to 90 percent last week, according to a Gallup poll. This […]

Features: Planes, trains and automobiles

It was always easy getting to an airport, only seven Metro stops away from campus on the Blue line. Pack the bags, grab the trusty Metro card and walk to the Foggy Bottom station to catch a train to Reagan National Airport. But now that the airport is closed for an indefinite amount of time, […]

A-10 Preview: Volleyball’s unlimited potential threat to A-10

The volleyball field in the Atlantic 10 Conference is tougher this season than last, according to head coach Jojit Coronel. Nonetheless, the Colonials goal remains the same. They want to win the A-10. While the goal is the same, the method is different. This season, instead of relying on age and experience, Coronel said the […]

World Back/IMF postpone meetings, look ahead to 2002

By Mira Katz U-WIRE Washington Bureau Posted 4:15 p.m. Sept. 28 The World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) will not hold their annual meetings this weekend in Washington, a move that could cut in half the number of demonstrators expected to attend. Police officials now estimate up to 10,000 demonstrators could visit the […]

A-10 Preview: Soccer shoots to top conference

With Atlantic 10 conference play underway, both the men’s and women’s soccer teams have their sights set high. But this means something different for each team. The men’s team wants to win the Atlantic 10 Championship, which has room for only the top four conference teams. GW qualified for the tournament last year, but this […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Peace protesters march in festival fashion

Posted 11 p.m. Sept. 30 A fleet of police cruisers led waves of protesters through Adams Morgan Sunday on the second day of the weekend’s demonstrations against U.S. military retaliation for Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Metropolitan Police Chief Charles Ramsey led the procession of hundreds of protesters mixed with D.C. residents and visitors. The march […]