October 11, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 19

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

FORUM: Educate to defeat terror

Almost a month ago, the World Trade Center was destroyed by vicious acts of terrorism. The world watched in horror as two planes deliberately crashed into the magnificent towers, leveling them and leaving behind rubble and anguish. Many Americans are now contemplating the fate of the site of the World Trade Center, once clean-up measures […]

Pre-Madness Run joins team and fans

The GW men’s basketball team took a run around the Reflecting Pool Wednesday afternoon, marking the end of preseason training. The first annual “Colonials Run” was three-mile race run by players, coaches and members of the community. Head Coach Karl Hobbs said it was indicative of the team’s upcoming game plan. “We’re going to be […]

FORUM: Rebuild WTC towers

At 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 11, my roommate woke me by dragging me into the living room while telling me in brief “the world is coming apart.” A little over a half-hour later, I watched as the World Trade Center came crashing down. Back home in New Jersey three weeks later, I caught a glimpse […]

Web Exclusive: Men’s tennis topples Temple

The GW men’s tennis team took five of its six singles matches and all three doubles matches in its fall dual match opener, notching a big win over Atlantic 10 rival Temple Friday in Philadelphia. The win proved the Colonials, who last year finished fourth after a heartbreaking loss to Xavier in last year’s A-10 […]

Beyond the Beltway: Cartoons pioneer gays on TV

(U-WIRE) LOS ANGELES – You may think this is a recent phenomenon that the slow arrival of homosexuality onto the TV landscape began when Roseanne made out with a chick from Central Park West. But it started way earlier than that. Or maybe I read a lot into what I watched as a kid, like […]

Upcoming Games

Thursday- No games scheduled Friday- Women’s soccer vs TEMPLE 4 p.m. Volleyball vs XAVIER 5 p.m. Men’s soccer at Temple 3:00 p.m. Golf at Lehigh-Stabler Intercollegiate TBA Swimming and Diving at American TBA Women’s tennis in ECAC’s at Princeton Saturday-Cross country at Maryland 9 a.m. Golf at Lehigh-Stabler Intercollegiate TBA Women’s tennis in ECAC’s at […]

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 […]