November 19, 2001

Volume 98, Issue 31

Stories from the November 19, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Scholar calls for Islamic Reform

Israeli terrorism expert Yigal Carmon’s remarks about the religious roots of terrorism met opposition from some in a standing room-only crowd in the Marvin Center Wednesday night. “What happened on September 11 is a mystery to many,” he said to a crowd of about 100 people, which included Jewish and Muslim students. “What happened on […]

Nation in Brief

Condit receives grand jury subpoena A federal grand jury has subpoenaed Rep. Gary A. Condit (D-Calif.) for documents related to his relationship with missing intern Chandra Levy. Sources close to the investigation told The Washington Post that federal officials are looking into the possible obstruction of justice by Condit and want to examine everything from […]

‘Of Mice and Men’ potrays honest emotion

Arena Stage’s “Of Mice and Men” overcomes the obstacle of telling a story that everyone has heard by maintaining suspense throughout. Director Liz Diamond creates conflict with a unique juxtaposition of complex human emotions. Unfortunately, Diamond pays far too much attention to conflicts among supporting characters and distracts the audience from the central themes of […]

Inside our pages: What’s on the inside counts, too

While The Hatchet is usually a manageable size – 12 to 16 pages – sometimes you have to dig a little to find the news you want your student paper to cover. This was the case with the charity ball that GW’s Class Council, a student group that represents each class to promote unity on […]

Spotlight: TAs balance busy schedules, low pay

For many students, graduate school brings a heavy course load and demand for research. But for grad students who also work as undergraduate teaching assistants, it brings a host of other duties, too. Many TAs interviewed said they have found balancing their own course work along with demands from the classes they help teach the […]

Brief: Hiscock, Fanitzi win title

Juniors Joshua Hiscock and Christina Fanitzi were named Mr. and Miss All-Around Campus by the GW Blitz Thursday night at the Hippodrome. They were nominated in late October with five other GW men and women for the title. The winners received a trophy and a $100 gift certificate to D.C. restaurants. Voting was conducted online […]

Staff Editorial: Movin’ on up

Rankings do not matter. This is the standard response of GW officials confronting the University’s perennial disappointment in the annual U.S. News and World Report list of the best American colleges and universities. But administrators’ words do not always match their actions. When GW last appeared in the “top tier” of the U.S. News rankings, […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Virginia senator calls for relief after tragedy

Posted Nov. 19, 10:30 p.m. – The country will use core American principles to defeat terrorism but it will take patience, Virginia Sen. George Allen told about 40 mostly College Republicans Monday night at the University Club. “Americans are unified from California across the heartland to New York City, and we are resolved to persevere […]

Staff Editorial: Illusion of diversity?

By the numbers, Religion Week was a great success for the student groups that organized it. A Diwali dance performance drew more than 400 students, and the Festivals of Faiths filled Kogan Plaza. But a closer look at these events highlights a concern we should all keep in mind – how diverse we really are. […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: UPD responds to late night car race

Posted Nov. 19, 10:30 p.m. – A silver Mercedes Kompressor skidded onto the sidewalk of the Alumni House at 20th and F streets Sunday night, making a loud screeching noise outside Thurston Hall that brought curious residents outside at 11:30 p.m. A University Police officer on the scene who identified herself as Corporal Archie said […]