I am deeply troubled by the article “GW readies freedom quilt (Sept. 3, p. 12).” To create a giant American flag quilt in order to “(make) a visual reminder of pride in our country,” for a “freedom fair,” is an act of sheer hypocrisy. To commemorate September 11, it would be far more appropriate to […]
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.
Study cites ties between religion and repsonse to stress College students who believe in a higher power showed less signs of post-traumatic stress disorder following the Sept. 11 attacks, according to a study release last week by the Psychology Department at the University of Minnesota. The study focused on 188 students, 8 percent of which […]
The Muslim Students’ Association at GW offers its prayers and sympathy to everyone around the world who lost loved ones one year ago in the attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania. One lesson we can all learn from the tragedy of September 11 is found in Dr. Martin Luther King, […]
The Marvin Center will soon pulsate with the sound of international music on Sunday mornings when a new religious leader brings his own unique brand of ministry to campus. The Rev. Jonathan Siafa Johnson, a native of Liberia and the first International minister on the Board of Chaplains, said he came to GW last year […]
The GW women’s volleyball team earned a confidence-boosting second-place finish at the George Washington Invitational Saturday. The Colonials remained undefeated until a 3-1 loss in the final game against Rutgers University. Junior Ruth Lazzari was named the tournament’s most valuable player, racking up a combined 48 kills in four games. Rutgers (5-2) and GW (5-2) […]
Campus will remain open during the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings, where protests are expected, at the end of this month, University officials said last week. Despite limited Metropolitan police funding and expectations that the Sept. 28 and 29 meetings could bring as many as 15,000 protesters into the city, officials said classes […]
Freshmen golfers show promise at Navy Invitational Two international freshmen led the GW golf team to an eighth-place finish (605) at the 15-team Navy Fall Golf Invitational that wrapped up Sunday afternoon at the Naval Academy Golf Course in Annapolis, Md. Winthrop University won the tournament (575) while host Navy tied for second with Towson […]
With limited internet access and bedding and clothing still in boxes, 41 freshmen and transfer students are awaiting permanent housing as temporary guests of The Doubletree Suites on New Hampshire Avenue. The students were placed in the Doubletree because they submitted their housing applications “quite late in the summer,” Director of Housing Andy Sonn said. […]
A campus-wide moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. Wednesday, one year after the first American Airlines airplane hit the World Trade Center, will start a day of September 11 commemorative events amidst the regular buzz of students attending class. Performances, panels, services, vigils and discussions will take place throughout the day. The events were planned […]
More than 2,000 students came together on the Quad to hold a vigil in remembrance of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Another vigil on the Quad high-ights plans for the one-year anniversary Wednesday night.