October 4, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 17

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

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 […]

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.