October 18, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 21

Stories from the October 18, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW professor defends terrorism legislation

Civil liberties experts debated a growing threat of the loss of basic civil rights as a result of the Sept. 11 attacks at the GW Law School Monday night. More than 50 people attended, including several GW law students and faculty. Amitai Etzioni, director of GW’s Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies and Arthur Spitzer, legal […]

Corrections

In “Georgetown bar brawl injuries four” (Oct. 15, p.1) a statement attributed to sophomore Jonathan Iger was incorrect. He said that none of his friends to his knowledge hit anyone in the head with a bottle. In “Students repair house, image” (Oct. 15, p. 10) a statement attributed to Zeta Beta Tau President Stu Katz […]

Congressman advocates military action

Rep. Bob Barr (R-Ga.) said terrorists groups such as the Taliban bear a resemblance to Nazis and should be punished, but he warned of limits on civil liberties in the fight on terrorism Tuesday night in the Alumni House. The GW College Republicans hosted Barr, a conservative lawmaker who represents Georgia’s seventh congressional district. Barr […]

Crime log

Drug Law Violations 10/11 – New Hall At 3:45 a.m. a UPD officer smelled a suspicious odor in a room. CLLC staff conducted an administrative search of the room and found a small amount of marijuana and paraphernalia. Referred to SJS Closed 10/11 – Mitchell Hall An unknown person reported a suspicious odor. CLLC conducted […]

GW Senior organizes annual Clarendon festival

Clear skies and sunny summer weather accompanied crowds to the fourth annual Clarendon Day, an annual festival organized by the Clarendon Alliance. Free Metro rides made the festival even more accessible, and people got off at the Clarendon stop on the Orange line to enjoy the plethora of culinary, musical and artistic tastes the area […]

Around campus

South Asian Society hosts show The South Asian Society will host a new dance show called “Raas Chaos” Nov. 2 in Lisner Auditorium. The event will be similar to Bhangra Blowout hosted in the spring but is a different kind of dance involving sticks, clapping and circular formations, said Deepak Gupta, who helps coordinate the […]

Student slated to run Olympic torch

It is a tradition that dates back to the first Olympics and a responsibility not entrusted to many. It is also an honor given to GW junior Jordan Usdan – the opportunity to carry the Olympic torch through the nation’s capital as it continues its 65 day route through 46 states to Salt Lake City, […]

Military movies’ last stand

The Last Castle (Dreamworks) is not your typical war flick. In a genre largely pervaded by formulaic plots, the film presents an interesting twist. Both sides are fighting for the red, white and blue, or so they would have you believe. Robert Redford plays the role of Eugene R. Irwin, revered United States Army general […]

Greek-letter briefs

Greek Week begins at Six Flags Greek Week kicks off Oct. 21 with an all-day trip to Six Flags America. The week includes a variety of events, including entertainment and community service projects. Greek Week is historically a week of activities that involve all recognized Greek-letter organizations. Other student groups are encouraged to participate as […]