October 11, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 19

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

Letter to the Editor: Proper policy

Reading The Hatchet, I was struck by the audacity of a comment in a student’s letter (“Shift policy?” Oct. 4 , p. 4). She wrote, “What about the U.S. supported terrorism in the Middle East … the F-16s reigning down on the West Bank and Gaza; the policies that provoke these actions?” I viewed this […]

Family Weekend: Sites to see

Students looking to entertain their families in town for the weekend can see new exhibits at traditional tourist attractions while taking advantage of a special offer making all Metro trips free Saturday and Sunday. The Smithsonian Institution offers 16 museums varying from include art to aviation to history. All museums are free to the public […]

Quote of the Week

University Police Director Delores Stafford on a report of an emergency blue light phone that malfunctioned Oct. 6: “I have no report of that, so I don’t know. Maybe they were offline and came online on their own.”

Family Weekend: Old Town Alexandria

Many parents are familiar with traditional sites around D.C., but not everyone knows about Old Town Alexandria, Va., a historical area with cobblestone streets, old-fashioned shops and a busy waterfront. Old Town Alexandria is a short ride away, and those without a car can reach it by Metro. DASH, a free shuttle service, is offered […]


A statement attributed to Foggy Bottom Association President Jacqueline Lemire in “Beyond Boundaries” (Oct. 8, p. 12) incorrectly indicated that properties in a FBA proposal are out of ANC 2A boundaries. Lemire said any properties leased outside ANC 2A should count as on-campus properties, as well as the properties in the proposal.

Family Weekend: Restaurant reviews of Donatello and Georgetown Station

Located at 2412 L St. Donatello offers tasty Italian dishes and a close location on the walk to Georgetown. The cozy Italian ambiance, with candles and flowers decorating the white tablecloths, compliment the patio seating option, if the weather cooperates. The menu is extensive from light options, including a fresh basil and tomatoes appetizer and […]

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 […]