September 27, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 15

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

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 […]

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, […]