September 12, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 13

Stories from the September 12, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Ceremonies mark 9/11

“It hardly seems possible that a year has passed,” University President Stephen Joel Trachtenberg said, echoing the thoughts of more than 1,000 students at a candlelight vigil on the Quad Wednesday night after a day of national and campus reflection. Almost exactly one year after students filled the Quad last Sept. 12 for a vigil, […]

9/11: Officials debate WTC options, Pentagon renovations complete

Plans to rebuild and memorialize the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan are under revision as the finishing touches to the Pentagon’s rebuilt E-ring near completion in time for the one-year anniversary of September 11. Officials in New York selected six plans out of thousands submitted for ground zero last July. CNN is currently […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Panel discusses 9/11 and journalism

Political figures and national heroes challenged GW students to question their values in a society changed by terrorism at Wednesday’s Kalb Report. The report, “Facing the Future: Press, Politics in an Age of Terrorism,” at the National Press Club drew a crowd of more than 200 students and faculty members. Political commentator Marvin Kalb led […]

SA erases $50K debt

With help from the University and summer GW students, the Student Association recovered all but $500 of a $50,000 debt they faced after distributing too much co-sponsorship money last spring. Some senators have accused SA President Phil Robinson of taking undue credit for negotiating with the University, which contributed $25,000 to help the SA out […]

Boobs and Booze: Fred Folsum meshes sex, depravity and high art

Nothing spells artistic expression like a triptych portrait of booze, nudity and nicotine all bathed in erotic reds, yellows and oranges. These images flood the end gallery at the Arts Club of Washington, 2017 Eye St. Certain words come to mind when viewing the center’s newest exhibition “The Go-Go Paintings and Other Figurative Works.” Of […]

9/11: Applications increase to NY, D.C. schools

New York University junior Daniel Kline remembers exactly where he was the morning of September 11. Kline lives mere blocks from the World Trade Center and volunteered at ground zero for days after the towers collapsed. “People, more or less, have gotten themselves back to normal now,” Kline said. “But people still cry and talk […]