October 4, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 17

Stories from the October 4, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Dispatch singer speaks with Hatchet

It’s a cutthroat business trying to make it in the independent music world. Thousands of bands tour the country tirelessly in hopes of gaining the modest success only few can achieve. The boys in Dispatch have been at it for six years and are only now beginning to see the fruits of their labor. The […]

Blair offers Taliban ultimatum

Posted 11:30 p.m. Oct. 4 MANCHESTER, England – British Prime Minister Tony Blair called on Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban government to “surrender the terrorists or surrender power,” firing the latest salvo in a ever-growing assault of words against the government harboring accused terrorist mastermind Osama Bin Laden. Blair spoke to his Labor party at their annual […]

Arts: Serendipity offers impressive story

New Miramax release Serendipity evokes all the emotions that come to mind when the title crosses one’s lips: it’s cute, charming and almost magical. Stars John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale take their chances with destiny in the film, and the result is a romantic comedy about life’s happy accidents. Attraction hits main characters Jonathan (Cusack) […]

BREAKING NEWS: U.S. launches strikes on Taliban, al Qaeda

Posted 3:30 p.m. Oct. 7 The United States began a targeted military campaign against the Taliban and al Qaeda terrorist network Sunday. U-WIRE’s Washington Bureau and International Desk is following the story and will have complete coverage as events unfold. Editors can expect reaction from Washington and news from our reporters abroad in Britain, Germany, […]

GW looks to re-zone Health and Wellness Center

The University has not yet acted on a promise to appeal a zoning decision that restricts the new Health and Wellness Center from staying open past 10 p.m. and allowing non-GW users in the new building, campus officials said. University officials said last spring the property’s zoning classification prohibits GW from allowing people who are […]

Riding the bus

I love being a college student. Over the past year I have developed an independence that I cherish and never want to give up. But I still find it comforting to go home every once in a while. When the University announced the closing of campus and a gave notice to move out for the […]

Campus Briefs

Local performers Rock for Choice GW’s chapter of the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance will sponsor the first-ever Rock for Choice concert on the Quad Saturday. The event, which begins at 2 p.m., will raise funds for reproductive rights and abortion clinic safety, said GW’s chapter president, Jen Heitel. The FMLA is a national campus-based organization […]

Sports brief: BB&T Classic tickets go on sale Thursday

BB&T Classic tickets go on sale Thursday Tickets for the Dec 2-3 BB&T Classic featuring the GW men’s basketball team and the universities of Connecticut, Maryland and Princeton go on sale Thursday through Ticketmaster outlets or by phone. The tournament kicks off at 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon with national championship contender University of Maryland meeting […]

CD reviews dissapoint

Abandoned Pools Humanistic In stores now 1 Hatchet Solo artists run certain risks. The most secret of these risks is that artists composing and performing entirely by themselves just are not inventive enough to come up with 12 songs that actually sound different from each other. For Tommy Walter, sole member of Abandoned Pools, this […]

brief: Golf Tourney to raise money for GW

The GW Athletic Department will sponsor the third-annual Coca-Cola Colonials Athletic Club Golf Tournament to benefit GW athletics Thursday. at Virginia Oaks Golf Club in Gainesville, Va. The entry fee is $150 a person, and individual sponsorship is $500 a hole. For more info, contact Dom Perno at 994-9005, or by e-mail at dperno@gwu.edu. -Lauren […]