November 8, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 28

Stories from the November 8, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Quote of the Week

Former Zeta Beta Tau President Stu Katz on his fraternity’s closure for hazing: “We don’t know yet, but we’re still going to stick together. We’re definitely not going away.”

Sprinklers flood New Hall rooms

GW officials still do not know what caused a fire alarm and sprinkler to activate in New Hall early Sunday morning. “As of now we don’t know. It’s still under investigation,” said Jed Frei, community director for New Hall. “We’re looking at videotapes.” A sprinkler near New Hall room 611 activated Sunday, causing water damage […]

Classes Change Focus after Sept. 11

GW professors are changing the focus of their classes to address the historical, economic and social impacts of the Sept. 11 attacks and war on terrorism. While the world watches the District, University policy makers are also considering how to integrate real-world events into coursework. Many professors are incorporating the causes and effects of the […]

Afghanistan Experts stress importance of aid

An academic panel on the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan told an audience of more than 50 people Tuesday night that humanitarian aid must continue in Afghanistan, even when the situation is no longer a national news story. The International Affairs Society hosted the four-person panel in Stuart Hall, which was composed of officials working in […]

GW awaits results of anthrax tests

Reports of possible anthrax cases have come in from around campus while GW awaits delayed anthrax test results from its mailrooms. GW has received at least two reports of possible anthrax on campus in the past week, at the Marvin Center ground floor computer lab and in the men’s locker room at the Health and […]

Students turn to faith

Students flooded local churches and religious organizations turning for comfort following the Sept. 11 tragedies. But, as emotions mollify, church attendance is shrinking back to normal, religious officials said. “In the days after Sept. 11, attendance at Mass and different activities increased considerably,” said Vincent DeRosa, student minister for spiritual life at the Newman Catholic […]

Entertainment Listings (11.9 – 11.15)

Movies AMC Union Station AMC Courthouse Plaza Cineplex Odeon Dupont Circle Cineplex Odeon Foundry Cineplex Odeon Inner Circle Cineplex Odeon Uptown Lowes Pentagon City 6 Music 9:30 Club Black Cat Hatchet Reviews AMC Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave. N.E. (703) 998-4262 13 Ghosts (R) 8:00, 10:20 Bones (R) 7:05, 9:30, 11:50 Domestic Disturbance (PG-13) 1:10, […]

Crime Log

Lewd Acts 10/31 – Dakota A female saw a white male 28-30 years old in a red convertible masturbating. Damage to Property 11/3 – Ames Hall No suspects or witnesses Closed Disorderly Conduct 11/2 – Public property on campus Referred to SJS Closed 11/2 – Lafayette Hall Referred to SJS Closed 11/2 – JBKO Hall […]

Tennessee tickets available Monday-Friday

Students can pick up free tickets for the GW women’s basketball game against the University of Tennessee Nov. 12-16 at the Ticketmaster outlet in Marvin Center room 250 from 8a.m. to 10 p.m. The home game will be played Nov. 27. About 1,600 seats have been reserved for students, in one of the most highly […]

ZBT national dissolves GW colony

Zeta Beta Tau national fraternity withdrew recognition of its GW colony Nov. 1 for hazing new members among other violations, according to GW’s Interfraternity Council. Seventeen Zeta Beta Tau members, who are former Alpha Epsilon Pi members, were expelled from the fraternity along with 24 recruits from this year. Officials from the national organization declined […]