October 4, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 17

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

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 […]

SSDP again gains national recognition

GW’s chapter of Students for a Sensible Drug Policy has captured national attention for the third time in the recent college edition of Rolling Stone. The GW group formed three years ago to take on the national organization’s campaign for “providing education on the harms caused by the War on Drugs,” according to the SSDP’s […]

Crime Report

Indecent Exposure 10/2 – 12:58 a.m. 24th and I streets Open Liquor Law Violations 10/1 – Crawford Hall Referred to SJS 9/27 – New Hall Referred to SJS 9/25 – Eckles Library Referred to SJS Thefts 10/2 – Gelman Library No suspects, witnesses Closed 10/1 – 908 New Hampshire Ave. Referred to MPD Closed 9/29 […]

GW offers loan relief to students

Students whose family incomes have been affected by the recent terrorist attacks can contact GW’s Office of Student Financial Assistance for immediate financial counseling, Director of OSFA Daniel Small said. “If any students are affected by (the terrorist attacks or the hijackings) and see that their family income is reduced, they should make themselves known […]

PHOTOS: GW Shows Patriotism

GW fraternities and rooms in Fulbright hall show signs of patriotism in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks by flying American flags. Other flags fly at Madison Hall and Lambda Chi Alpha.

SEAS enrollment jumps 36 percent

Enrollment in the School of Engineering and Applied Science jumped 36 percent this year after the school offered more scholarships and improved recruitment efforts, SEAS Dean Timothy W. Tong said. The engineering school enrolled 150 freshmen in 2001, compared to 110 last year after years of decreased enrollment, Tong said. Tong took over last September […]

Good cop bad cop: Stars team up for Training Day

You want to root for the good guys, but it’s hard to know who they are when the cops begin to resemble the people they pursue. One of the questions the new release Training Day brings up is just how close pursuers come to the pursued. Elevated above the standard cops-and-robbers fare, Training Day (Warner […]

Chinese author promotes new book

For most Westerners, daily life in communist China remains a mystery hidden by political and cultural red tape. The same ignorance exists the other way, as most Chinese living under communist government are prevented from knowing much about the reality of Western culture. But for filmmaker Dai Sijie, author of Balzac and the Little Chinese […]

Movie/Entertainment Listings (Oct 5 – 11)

Movies AMC Union Station AMC Courthouse Plaza Cineplex Odeon Dupont Circle Cineplex Odeon Foundry Cineplex Odeon Inner Circle Cineplex Odeon Uptown Lowes Pentagon City 6 Music 9:30 Club Black Cat AMC Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave. N.E. (703) 998-4262 Don’t Say a Word (R) 1:40, 4:40, 7:30, 10:10 The Glass House (PG-13) 1:10 Hardball (PG-13) […]