October 2, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 16

Stories from the October 2, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Basketball releases schedules

The University announced the 2001-02 women’s basketball schedule last week. The highlight of this year’s schedule is a home contest against the six-time national champion Tennessee Lady Vols Nov. 27. In addition to regular Atlantic 10 action against conference rivals Temple, Duquesne and Xavier, the Colonials will take on a number of non-conference opponents such […]

Fraternities host speakers

Demonstrating the brotherhood and networking many fraternities boast, Delta Tau Delta and Phi Kappa Psi hosted alumni speakers last week to make members aware of career opportunities. Marshall Jarrett, the U.S. Department of Justice counsel for professional responsibility, discussed his specialization in prosecuting public officials to about 40 people, 30 of which were Delta Tau […]

GWAC participates in Sunday anti-war protests

Several GW Action Coalition members marched through D.C. streets this weekend, joining thousands of other activists from all over the country who protested U.S. military action in response to Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. “We are calling for peace and the end of racism,” GWAC member Eleiza Braun, a junior, said. Braun said many D.C. universities […]

Demonstrators shift focus of D.C. protests to anti-war

Protest organizations traveled to D.C. this weekend with a new purpose than originally planned: speak out against war. Several groups shifted their messages from anti-capitalist to anti-war after the International Monetary Fund and World Bank postponed meetings scheduled for Saturday and Sunday because of security concerns surrounding the Sept. 11 terrorists attacks on America. The […]

Protesters descend on D.C.

Demonstrators descended on mostly deserted D.C. streets this weekend to protest U.S. military retaliation to terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon. In marches that caught little national media attention and brief local coverage, police escorted protesters from the Capitol building to the International Monetary Fund and World Bank […]

Beyond the Beltway: Other outlets crucial for balanced news

(U-WIRE) ANN ARBOR, Mich. – In the days immediately following the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, major television networks and many cable channels dedicated round-the-clock coverage to the tragedy and the United States’ response to it. By now, even though coverage has tapered off on all but the major cable news […]

J Street workers file grievances against Aramark

J Street workers are making another push to change management practices of GW contractor Aramark by filing grievances that include harsh treatment and payment problems. About 25 J Street employees said they will file complaints of unfair labor practices against Aramark, the company that manages GW food services, with the National Labor Relations Board as […]

Staff Editorial: Rudy! Rudy!

For several hours on Sept. 11, New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani stepped in for President George W. Bush to lead a nation faced with tragedy. Flanked by police and fire officials, New York’s emergency response to the terrorist attack’s was highly commendable – a model that all cities should follow. Giuliani proved he […]

GW pledge classes grow

The numbers are in. Many Greek-letter organizations accepted more new members this fall than the fall of 2000. Fraternities reported an average increase of two new members, while only one accepted fewer this fall than last year. Sororities are also increasing their pledge classes. Sigma Delta Tau accepted 19 women this semester, compared to 18 […]