September 11, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 10

Stories from the September 11, 2003 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Protest halts SMPA lecture

Union workers stormed into Professor Jarol Manheim’s class Wednesday morning to protest his role as a consultant for Verizon Communications. At 9:45 a.m., more than 25 people, some of them students and others members of the Communication Workers of America, interrupted Manheim’s Strategic Political Communications class. The demonstrators wore red T-shirts and distributed pamphlets titled […]

In and on sale…

Artist: Rancid Album: Indestructible Genre: Punk Label: Hellcat Records Following a three-year hiatus from independent projects, Rancid reconvenes with the album “Indestructible,” refining the band’s sound rather than altering it. Despite the lack of promotion, “Indestructible” attempts to salvage listeners on the fringes of the group’s fan base who may have found the previous album […]

Bush judicial nominee drops out

Posted 9:50pm September 11 by Melissa Kronfeld U-WIRE Washington Bureau After two years of partisan wrangling over his appointment, Miguel Estrada, the Bush administration’s nominee for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, withdrew his nomination last Thursday. Estrada stated in a letter to President George W. Bush, “I believe […]

Internet worm hinders GWMail

University technology officials said the recent rash of Internet-based computer worms and viruses may have been the root cause of Tuesday’s e-mail delivery delays, which left GWMail system users receiving e-mails hours after they had been sent. Although the direct cause of the slowdown was linked to a memory failure on the University’s e-mail server, […]

Cinema Sinner: Man Bites Dog

Everywhere I go, students are talking about “reality television” shows, from the kids skipping class at Kogan Plaza to the bastion of intellectually devoid speech – the Mount Vernon shuttle bus. First it was MTV’s annoying “Real World,” then came “Survivor” and now the suicide-inducing “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.” One must paradoxically turn […]

District tourism recovers after attacks

Travel to the District is returning to pre-September 11 levels after an initial tourist drought cost the city millions of dollars a day. But experts are reporting an uneven recovery as many families, prompted by terrorist alerts, have stayed away from the city in large numbers. Immediately following Sept. 11, 2001, closed attractions, tighter security […]

Bar Belle: Black Cat

Where: 1811 14th St. NW Getting in: carded at the door, “x’d” if under 21 Prices: Concerts $5 to $15, the red room acess is free Dress: Indie rocker Belle rating: 3 bells It’s been said that the word hipster has replaced yuppie as the past decade’s most overused pop culture idiom. That being said, […]

Around Campus

FB celebrates Community Day Students, faculty and residents of Foggy Bottom gathered Tuesday to celebrate the city’s Foggy Bottom Student and Community Day. D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams proclaimed the day in hopes of fostering a partnership between the GW student body and the Foggy Bottom neighborhood. The relationship “has helped create one of the most […]

Column: Strained relationship with northern neighbor

Canada is the home and native land to some 31 million people. Over 90 percent of those millions are nestled snuggly up against the American border. The rest of their enormous country is kept pristine for a few Indian tribes, elk, salmon, and, yes, polar bears. Canada is America’s largest trading partner. Most of their […]

Campus Calendar

Thursday September 11 moment of silence 8:46 a.m. September 11 Memorial 8:30- 9:30 p.m. Quad Rain Location: Marvin Center Grand Ballroom Sponsored by the Student Association, Jewish Student Association and Muslim Students Association Friday Indian Students Association kickoff event, free food and music 7:30 to 10 p.m. Marvin Center Continental Ballroom “Anger Management” 8 to […]