October 4, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 17

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

Letter: Shift Policy?

I mourn with my countrymen at the most devastating tragedy to hit our country. However, I do not and will not let myself be blinded by the gross misjudgment that our people seem to make. America is not invincible and will never be so while we meddle in the affairs of the Middle East, where […]

Letter: Thank you, GW

On behalf of the American Red Cross family, I would like to extend my thanks to the staff, students and faculty of GW for answering the call to give blood following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on our country. The response you gave our Red Cross Headquarters blood drive was overwhelming. Through the unselfish acts […]

Features: A relaxing cup of joe

It’s Friday night and a long week of classes just ended. A stressful week, hundreds of pages need to be read and a professor just announced that a paper is due. Friends are rushing to go clubbing, but the only thing that sounds nice is a relaxing night. Students can listen to live music, drink […]

U-WIRE: One nation, with or without God

(U-WIRE) CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – In God most of us trust. It is said that 94 percent to 96 percent of Americans believe in a god. In such times as the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, that means as much as 96 percent of our nation likely will turn to religion seeking answers. There is no reason […]

Oxford U. official predicts tuition increase

Posted 11:30 p.m. Oct. 4 MANCHESTER, England – Oxford University students could see their tuition skyrocket if the university is to maintain its position as top-notch institution, a college bursar predicted last month. David Palfreyman, director of the Oxford’s Center for Higher Education Policy Studies and bursar of New College, said such changes would likely […]

Forum: U.S. should stand united

Before the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, much was made by politicians of the importance of bi-partisanship and consensus building. Let us pray they meant it, because now it is imperative that this attitude prevails. Now is the time for our elected officials to begin acting like statesmen, thinking of the interests of future generations […]

Forum: Dissent key in democracy

Jesse Demastrie While it is imperative during these hard times to stand behind our president by giving him the support he needs to lead us out of this wreckage and confusion, we must not lose sight of those rights we hold so dear. Our freedom of speech and freedom of expression must not end here. […]

Students encounter more airport security, longer lines

GW students said they felt safe flying this weekend with new airline security measures in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Congress is currently debating heightened airport security, which could include placing plain-clothed armed federal marshals on flights, federalizing security personal at airports and installing new locks and barriers on cockpit doors. Transportation […]

J Street workers file Aramark complaints

Two J Street workers have filed official complaints against a GW food contractor for mismanagement, and more than 20 others plan to file Monday, workers said this week. Problems that span at least two years stem from practices of managers who workers say restrict their right to union representatives and displace union supervisors, among other […]