October 11, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 19

Stories from the October 11, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Eleanor depicts the early life of favorite first lady

Nearly 40 years after her death, Eleanor Roosevelt remains the most beloved first lady in American history. It was not only her tenure in the White House during the Depression and World War II that made her popular, but her continuing role in world affairs after the death of her husband. Eleanor: Her Secret Journey, […]

News Brief: SA dishes out free ice cream at Ben and Jerry’s opening

The Student Association paid a $300 tab for students to get free ice cream at the new Ben and Jerry’s in the Marvin Center as the store opened Tuesday evening. About 20 students lined up at the new ground floor venue just before employees raised the metal gate with a cheer. SA President Roger Kapoor […]

Family Weekend: Schedule of events

Friday, October 12, 2001 10 a.m.-5 p.m. – GW Historical Museum open house Gelman Library memorabilia room, 1st floor noon – 5 p.m. – Special Collections Open House Gelman Library – Room 207 noon – 5 p.m. – University Archives Open House Gelman Library – Room 702 9:45 p.m. – Cabaret Showcase! SMPA Auditorium – […]

DC Diary: A taste of the world within the Beltway

Taste of Bethesda Bethesda, Md. Saturday, Oct. 6 2:47 p.m. Picture last Saturday and the Saturday before that and the one before that. What was so exciting about those weekends? Sleeping? Attempting to study? Or maybe just lounging around watching vintage “90210” reruns on FX. Well, we admit that we found ourselves trapped in this […]

Crime Log

Bomb Threat 10/08 – Medical Faculty Associates Building MFA received a call at 11 a.m. stating that a bomb would go off in 13 minutes. UPD swept building and found nothing. No explosions occurred. Referred to MPD Closed Destruction of Property 10/04 – Academic Center Open 10/06 – City Hall Open 10/08 – Thurston Hall […]

Letter to the Editor: Drug dispute

In the article “GHB leads to deaths,” Drew Holland blames drugs for deaths and claims that keeping drugs illegal is the right thing to do. However, the article makes a great case for legalization. Holland cites rising numbers of hospitalizations as a reason to continue with the status quo. These numbers show that interdiction and […]

Around Campus

Senior Class Gift Committee to meet at Oktoberfest After two years of barbecues, the Senior Class Gift Committee and the Office of Development are organizing an Oktoberfest for seniors. The event will be held Oct. 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. on the third floor Marvin Center terrace. The festival was formed in order to […]

International Desk: Protests decry U.S. bombing on Afghanistan

Posted 10:53 a.m. Oct. 13 By Brooke Reinders U-WIRE Washington Bureau BERLIN, Germany – Protests and celebrations that broke out shortly after the first American attacks against on Afghanistan showed no sign of ending in Germany’s capital, while the only moderate rhetoric continued to come from politicians. About 200 right-wing extremists celebrated in the streets […]

Staff Editorial: Ditch campus plan

The campus plan does not work. The District government should throw it out. Ostensibly a way for community leaders and University officials to set out plans for future campus development, the campus plan promotes an adversarial system that needlessly involves the government in a dispute between two private parties. The acrimonious disputes under the campus […]