October 8, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 18

Stories from the October 8, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Rock for Choice hits Quad

About 300 students stopped by the Rock for Choice concert held on the Quad Saturday afternoon sponsored by the GW Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance. Raising more than $1,000 for the Feminist Majority Foundation’s National Clinic Access Project, which leads efforts to keep abortion clinics open and safe, the event included local artists selling pottery and […]

Family weekend fun with the folks

The lobby of Lafayette Hall will be draped with buff and blue ribbons and streamers this weekend. GW horticulturists will be out in droves planting new floral arrangements. “I have to clean my room,” freshman Peter Bordonaro said. The cause of the massive clean-up – parents are coming. This weekend is Family Weekend at GW, […]

Soccer notches first conference win

The GW men’s soccer team split its conference road trip this weekend, winning the first game against Xavier 3-2 Friday, then falling to Dayton 2-1 Sunday afternoon. A late header by Dayton’s Michael Nsien gave the Flyers the 2-1 edge in a hard-fought game Sunday afternoon at Baujan field in Ohio. Tied at one since […]

Raising AIDS awareness

In the two minutes it takes GW students to walk from class at Funger Hall to J Street for lunch, lives of 10 young people around the world are changed forever. They are infected with HIV. In the United States, two young people are infected with HIV, the disease that causes AIDS, every hour, according […]

Schools tighten security across country

Universities nationwide are changing their security policies as new challenges surface following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. As GW students fled campus Sept. 11, many questioned the safety of going to school in D.C. Parents, fearful of another tragedy, flooded UPD with concerns about campus security, GW spokesman Bob Ludwig said. The University has taken […]

Classic ‘Beauty’ changes face

The image of the female has permeated visual media since humans etched their first mark on a cave wall. The National Gallery of Art’s “Virtue and Beauty” is a collection of mostly female portraits created in Florence between 1440 and 1540 during the Renaissance. The show seeks to express the Renaissance interpretation of the image […]

Errors plague Volleyball

The GW volleyball team dropped its second and third consecutive conference matches this weekend with road loses at Massachusetts and Rhode Island. With these loses the Colonials (4-9, 3-3) evened their previous first-place conference record to 3-3. The Colonials fell behind early to a powerful Minutewomen squad Saturday in their sixth-straight road match, before losing […]

Audiences taste old and new

Tori Amos D.A.R. Constitution Hall Constitution Hall maintains a level of dignity when it hosts concerts: smoking is not allowed, food is not allowed and – an unspoken rule – talking is not allowed. Throughout Tori Amos’ superlative set, the audience sat in what could be called a respectful hush. The first strains of each […]

Women remain winless in conference

The GW women’s soccer team lost both of its home games over the weekend and remains winless in the Atlantic 10 Conference. In a tough game against Xavier Friday, the Colonials lost 4-3 in sudden-death overtime. On Sunday, GW was shut out by Dayton, losing again 3-0. A late first-half surge gave Dayton some insurance […]

Staff Editorial: Hotel GW

Sixteen students and a Community Facilitator who were supposed to move in to the former Sigma Nu house on G Street this fall are still being housed in the GW Inn. The Community Living and Learning Center says the house is awaiting final permit approvals before the students can move in. But now that Family […]