October 22, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 22

Stories from the October 22, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

British duo rams Fordham with two goals apiece

The GW men’s soccer team’s two conference wins last weekend helped in its pursuit of the final Atlantic 10 playoff spot. Before the weekend, GW was tied for seventh place in the A-10, which only invites only the top four teams to post-season play. With a 4-2 win over La Salle Friday and a 6-0 […]

Op-Ed: Understanding the SA

by Joe Ardito I found the staff editorial “Sluggish SA” (Oct. 18, p. 4) to be quite comical yet painfully frustrating at the same time. It was comical due to its complete lack of validity and frustrating for the same reason. The Hatchet asserted that, “With work, the SA can accomplish more than what students […]

Water polo rebounds at CWPA

The GW men’s water polo team ended a seven-game losing streak and earned a strategic seeding for an upcoming tournament with three wins this weekend at Princeton University. The Colonials defeated second-seeded Slippery Rock College for a fifth-place finish. The Colonials are preparing for the Nov. 2-3 Southern Championships, where the top four teams qualify […]

Crew races top teams at Head of Charles

The men’s and women’s crew teams raced against international competition at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Cambridge, Mass. this weekend. The men finished 35th and the women finished 32nd against a field of more than 50 teams. The women’s team, improving from a 43rd place finish last year, completed the race at 17:43. […]

Mental errors plague volleyball

A loss at Georgetown Saturday and a home loss to Duquesne Friday night brought the GW volleyball team to a seven-game losing streak, its longest since 1996. The Colonials (4-13, 3-6 A-10) held brief leads in each of three matches at Georgetown, but succumbed to a 3-0 sweep to extend the streak to seven games. […]

University probes mail system

A heightened fear of anthrax attacks around the nation and city put GW officials on high alert last week as they examined suspicious letters and responded to a call of a suspicious white powder Thursday in the Health and Wellness Center. A student reported a white powder on the floor of the men’s locker room […]

Women’s soccer splits weekend road trip

Erin Coppedge scored the lone goal in the GW women’s soccer team’s 1-0 conference win at Fordham Sunday afternoon, enabling the Colonials to split their weekend following Friday’s loss at La Salle. Coppedge scored her fourth goal of the season at the 19-minute mark, a header into the bottom right corner of the goal off […]

Israeli expert explains suicide terrorism

Israeli terrorism expert Ariel Merari told GW students Thursday the organization of Middle Eastern terrorist groups, not religious fanaticism, was the key to executing the Sept. 11 attacks. Merari, head of Tel Aviv University’s political violence studies department, discussed the dangerous nature of suicide terrorists in a lecture at Hillel with about 60 students, including […]

Students rally against abuse

About 80 students rallied against rape and sexual assault Friday in Kogan Plaza, taking part in the annual Take Back the Night, a national event to end violence against women. Participants lent support to rape survivors who shared stories, songs and artwork and marched through campus to speak out against sexual assault. “I was raped […]

Tour brings D.C. history to life

Historians and professors from around the District gathered at GW this weekend for a show and tell about Foggy Bottom and D.C. history at the 28th Annual Conference on Washington, D.C. Historical Studies. The conference, held in the Media and Public Affairs building from Thursday to Saturday, brought dusty history books and documents to life […]