November 1, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 25

Stories from the November 1, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Staff Editorial: Verifying visas

One of the terrorists who took part in the Sept. 11 attacks entered the United States on a student visa. But he never showed up for class. President George W. Bush announced Tuesday that his administration would begin a crackdown on visitors to the United States – whatever their purpose for being here – who […]

Around Campus

SA meets student group leaders More than 50 undergraduate student leaders attended the Student Leader Mixer in the Marvin Center Tuesday Night sponsored by the Student Association. Vice president of Student Activities Zach Beyer said he organized the event “to meet representatives of the student body, so that we the leaders can represent them better.” […]

Letter to the Editor: Snooze-paper?

After reading Monday’s edition of The Hatchet, I was struck that The Hatchet has become a terribly boring publication. I respect the character and journalistic acumen of The Hatchet staff. On the whole, the writing of Hatchet staff writers is excellent and generally covers relevant topics respectfully and informatively. Perhaps this is the problem. The […]

Crime Log

Crime Log 11/1/01 Destruction of Property 10/24 – Crawford Hall At 1 a.m., an intoxicated 21-year-old non-student was seen hitting the glass of the exterior door to gain entry. He was arrested by UPD and turned over to MPD for processing. Closed 10/29 – Schenley Hall Referred to SJS Closed Disorderly Conduct 10/24 – Thurston […]

Stroman leads GW in sweep

The Colonials breezed by the weakest volleyball team in the conference Tuesday night, notching 53 kills and just 25 errors in their 3-0 sweep of La Salle. Freshman Britta Stroman led the Colonials with a match-high 14 kills in 23 attempts with just four errors for a .435 hitting percentage. GW stretched its win streak […]

Milosevic prosecutor lectures

Former prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal Nancy Patterson told about 60 GW Law School students Monday how to overcome the challenges of bringing war criminals to justice. Patterson spoke about her involvement in prosecuting former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic in Lerner Hall. Prosecuting international criminals could become an important issue if Osama bin Laden […]

CRs, CDs join for debate

Members of the GW College Democrats and College Republicans broke with party lines in a parliamentary debate over criticism of the president during times of crises Tuesday night in the Marvin Center. In the debate, co-sponsored by the Parliamentary Debate Society and the Program Board, each team consisted of one CD and CR, forcing one […]

GW students rethink decision to study abroad

GW is encouraging students to continue with plans to study abroad next semester but with an added note of caution. With anti-American sentiments flaring in many countries in the wake of a war on terrorist in the Middle East, students abroad said advice to hide their American roots is well-grounded. Director of GW’s Office for […]

Sexual crimes increase on campus

Students are reporting sexual crimes at a higher rate than last year. Since school started in August, the University Police Department has received two reports of rapes, one of sexual assault with an object, two of forced sodomy and three of forced fondling. The totals for the entire fall semester 2000 are: five rape, one […]

Bathrooms attract sex activity

GW bathrooms are once again becoming a popular place to have sex. The University Police Department has barred 12 men from campus in the past two weeks for committing “lewd acts” in University bathrooms. UPD was notified in late September by employees in Corcoran Hall that “inappropriate activities” were regularly taking place in the building’s […]