September 9, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 12

Stories from the September 9, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Around D.C.

September 11 Events Schedule Pentagon Ceremony President Bush will speak at the Pentagon ceremony. The large U.S. flag flown on the side of the Pentagon after the attack will be unfurled in the same location during the ceremony. A moment of silence will be observed at 9:37 a.m., the approximate time at which American Airlines […]

National Drug Policy continues to deny students aid

Posted 3:45 p.m. Sept. 12 by Melissa Kronfeld U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – More than 30,000 college students will be denied federal funding for the 2002-2003 school year due to the Drug-Free Student Aid provision of the Higher Education Act according to an annual report released by the Department of Education. The HEA provision, […]

D.C. mayor on road to re-election

Posted 8:26 p.m. Sept. 12 by Marcus Mrowka U-WIRE (DC BUREAU) (U-WIRE) WASHINGTON – With the large number of write-in votes still to be counted, it appears that current Washington, D.C., Mayor Anthony Williams will have another shot at office later this fall. The latest reports indicate that Williams seems to have won in a […]

Staff Editorial: Let the beat go on

The Digital Millennium Act of 1998, which states that the recording industry and artists should be compensated for music played over the Internet, uses completely backward logic – it penalizes small, non-profit stations like WRGW, but asks nothing of large, for-profit radio stations. The government and record industries are putting undue financial pressure on college […]

Op-Ed: Grade inflation’s cold reality

(U-WIRE) PHILADELPHIA – While I was filling out course evaluations last semester, I overheard a conversation between two students sitting next to me. “He only gave me a B on my last paper,” one student said. “I’m going to give him a really bad evaluation.” “I’m going to do the same,” the other one replied. […]

Men’s soccer drops two in tournament

The GW men’s soccer team’s 3-1 loss to North Carolina State University was its second loss against a top-ranked opponent in the Duke/ Adidas Classic in Durham, N.C. Freshman goalie Derek Biss recorded 23 saves in his collegiate starting debut, including 15 in Friday’s heartbreaking 2-1 overtime loss to Duke University. Not a regular starter, […]

Women’s soccer wins home opener

Molly Sunderdick’s first-half goal was all the GW women’s soccer team needed for a 1-0 win against Wagner College in the Colonials’ home opener Friday at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex. Head coach Tanya Vogel said her team controlled the play from the opening kickoff. “I think we had about 90 percent of the possession […]

Spotlight:Capital savings through small business

Juniors Eric Cartier and Jack Binder are attempting to change the reputation of sales and build their resumes at the same time. Door-to-door salesmen and small business owners, the men recently started their own small business called the Capital Savings Card. Working with an idea they conceived last February, the two finance majors are selling […]

Fees threaten WRGW

GW’s online radio station, WRGW, could stop playing music this fall if Congress approves a fee set in previous copyright legislation. The new fees, which were announced in June, could charge stations thousands of dollars in royalties retroactive to 1998, the year the Digital Millennium Act took effect. James Billington, the librarian of Congress, set […]