January 2, 2002

Stories from the January 2, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Walker Lindh Faces Life in Prison

Posted 8:07 p.m. Jan. 22 By Patrick W. Higgins U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – The American man captured with Taliban forces in Afghanistan in November was formally charged with three federal crimes, the Justice Department announced last week. John Walker Lindh was charged with conspiracy to kill U.S. nationals, providing material support and resources […]

Report shows minority business majors dropping

Posted 5:37 p.m. Feb. 25 by Jamie Meltzer U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Minorities earned significantly fewer undergraduate business degrees in the 1990s than previous decades, according to a report released this month by the Diversity Pipeline Alliance. This disparity will have disastrous effects on companies, the report warned, when normal hiring resumes after […]

Israeli transportation minister discusses daily life during war

Posted 3:57 p.m. April 10 by Jamie Meltzer U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Dr. Ephraim Sneh, Israeli Minister of Transportation, spoke to a group of more than 100 students at George Washington University this week. Topics included the current crisis in the Middle East, the past and present efforts to reach peace, and daily […]

Voters for Choice concert held in Washington

Posted 8:18 p.m. Jan. 22 By Jamie Meltzer U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Lisner Auditorium in Washington, D.C., was filled to capacity Saturday night for “Voters for Choice,” a pro-choice concert. The concert featured musical appearances by Joe Henry, John Popper, Bruce Hornsby and Ani DiFranco. Henry, a songwriter for an array of artists […]

Pentagon renovation begins to repair effects of 9/11

Posted 3:48 p.m. April 10 by Marcus Mrowka U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Seven months after American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon knocking out an entire portion of the building, the renovation process is well underway. Often overshadowed in the media by the cleanup at ground zero in New York City, the […]

Bush endorses Energy Department’s Yucca Mountain plan

Posted 7:42 p.m. Feb. 26 by Robbie Friedman U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – President George W. Bush announced his endorsement of the Energy Department’s plan to store 77,000 metric tons of high-level radioactive waste in an underground complex in Nevada’s Yucca Mountain last week. The nuclear waste plan “is necessary to protect public safety, […]

Rumsfield claims he never lied to press

Posted 5:28 p.m. April 10 by Patrick W. Higgins U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Donald Rumsfeld denied ever lying to the press and expressed his belief in the importance of keeping classified information out of the public spotlight in an interview at the American Society of Newspaper Editors’ annual conference this […]

Identity theft ‘fastest growing white collar crime’ says FBI

Posted 8:24 p.m. Jan. 22 By Shaphan Marwah U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – Criminals are using student identification cards to steal identities and rack up large bills, but some students say they are unaware of the problem. Federal government reports estimate that there were between 500,000 and 700,000 incidents of identity theft nationwide in […]