September 8, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 9

Stories from the September 8, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

A Look Back: Financial distress marks nation, GW

Many of the changes experienced by GW in the early-twentieth century were products of a changing America. Much like today, world and national events affected University life and forced GW administrators to cope with new situations. The most severe shocks to University life was the stock market crash and widespread bank failures known as the […]

Column: What are monuments really for?

People ask me: “So Ben, what’s the biggest difference between D.C. and Omaha, your hometown?” There are of course many answers. D.C. has more people, noise and umbrellas. Honestly, it has been so rainy lately there are fish drowning. With perhaps the exception of the District’s daily deluge, the other things can be found in […]

Around DC

White House tours to resume The White House will give tours to the public starting again later this month, pending visitors receive security clearance from a member of Congress and White House security. White House officials canceled public tours after Sept. 11, 2001, but began allowing certain groups in starting in February 2002. Those interested […]

Letters to the Editor

SA alienated Former House Speaker Sam Rayburn was once quoted as saying, “You cannot be a leader, and ask other people to follow you, unless you know how to follow, too.” The supposed leader of our University student body has demonstrated that he does not follow elementary parking laws. Signs are posted clearly as to […]

Volleyball sweeps invite

The GW volleyball team was an unfriendly host for its invitational tournament at the Smith Center last weekend, winning all three of its matches in the GW Invitational without losing a single game. Senior captain Sarah Hokom led the Colonials with a combined 21 kills and 38 digs, earning the tournament’s Most Valuable Player award. […]

Women beat Hoyas for split

The GW women’s soccer team split a pair of games at the Eurosport Hoya Classic last weekend, beating cross-town rival Georgetown 2-1 on Sunday after falling to Virginia Commonwealth University 1-0 on Friday. Beating the Hoyas was particularly sweet for the Colonials after losing to Georgetown in their last three meetings. “I really, really wanted […]

Men look for new leadership

The GW men’s soccer team is not expecting the 2003 season to be a rebuilding campaign, despite losing five seniors from last year’s NCAA Tournament squad. Senior captains Fabio Andrade and Justin Evans said the 2003 Colonials have a good chance to advance even further in the NCAA Tournament than last season, when they lost […]