September 27, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 15

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

Letter to the Editor: Defining jihad

In the days since the Sept. 11 tragedy, I have heard people saying the war America is entering into is a “holy war” or a “war against Islam.” I have also heard people use the term “jihad,” treating the word as if its sole meaning is for Muslims to fight against the West. Muslims are […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Venues open on campus during the break

Mount Vernon Shuttle Sept. 28 to Oct. 1 shuttle pickup location will move to HOVA Sept. 28 to Oct. 1 every 20 minutes from 8 a.m.-12 a.m. every 30 minutes from 12 a.m.-3 a.m. Sept. 29-30 normal shuttle schedule Oct. 1 every 20 minutes from 8 a.m.-12 a.m. every 30 minutes from 12 a.m.-3 a.m. […]

Forum: Flying fear worsened by terror attack

People tend to think of themselves as invincible and that the universe centers on them. Very rarely do we step aside to think how another person’s life is affected at that very moment – if they have lost a loved one, if they are stressed from work and so on. I think it is safe […]

Quote of the Week

Former Director of Media Relations Barbara Porter in a May 28, 1999 Washington Business Journal article commenting on HOVA room 723, which served as a lookout post for the Watergate burglars: “The room will remain intact as a shrine to the past.” Assistant Dean of Students Mark Levine on new plans for the historic HOVA […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: ‘Crossfire’ examines racial profiling in wake of attacks

Posted 1:45 p.m. Sept. 28-CNN’s “Crossfire” continued its stay at GW Thursday night with the Rev. Al Sharpton and other activists sharing ideas about racial profiling and discrimination in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Sharpton, head of the National Action Network, Arab American Institute President James Zogby and World War II internment […]

Volleyball outlasts UMBC

The GW volleyball team extended its winning streak to three games with a 3-2 victory over a surprisingly strong University of Maryland- Baltimore County team Tuesday evening. It was the final non-conference game of the season for the Colonials, and their first non-conference win. After beginning the season with a six-game losing streak, the Colonials […]

Forum: Violence should not derail daily life

September 14 was marked on my calendar since the beginning of this year. I had a flight back to Indianapolis on that day. This was a birthday present from my parents. It was my birthday weekend, and I intended to make it one of my best birthdays ever. Friday, I was supposed to meet my […]

Entertainment Listings

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 Don’t Say a Word (R) 1:30, 5:00, 7:45, 10:25 The Glass House (PG-13) 1:50, 5:20, 7:50, 10:20 Glitter (PG-13) 1:15, […]

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 […]