October 11, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 19

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

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 […]

Panel explains tragedy

A first-ever Elliott School town hall meeting among professors Tuesday addressed responses to terrorism and warned against adopting past mistakes of U.S. foreign policy. The meeting, titled “Terrorism: The Challenge and Our Response,” drew 90 people to listen to the six Elliott School of International Affairs professors in Lisner Auditorium. Each panelist presented a lecture […]

Midnight Madness welcomes basketball season

Midnight Madness will welcome the basketball season Friday evening with more basketball and less performance, Spirit Affairs Director Nicole Macchione said. “It’s going to be less of a carnival atmosphere,” Macchione said. In past years, performances have taken the thunder away from basketball introductions and scrimmages, Macchione said. To combat a growing level of disinterest […]

GW prepares for Family Weekend

More than 3,000 parents and family members are expected to flock to D.C. for the annual GW Family Weekend, according to University estimations. The University Club has responded by letting parents who are not members dine at the club throughout the weekend, said Mike Gargano, associate vice president of Student and Academic Support Services. The […]