September 11, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 10

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

Staff Editorial: Two years later

For students who were on campus Sept. 11, 2001, the day is one we will never forget, a day that changed the course of history and the way we perceive the world. GW students will forever remember the smoke billowing from the Pentagon across the river, the boisterous mass exile that swept through the city […]

Congress returns from recess with full plate

Posted 9:43 September 11 by Ilana Weinberg U-WIRE Washington Bureau Congress returned last week from its summer recess to address a number of issues facing the nation this fall. Chief among these include the growing struggle over Iraq, pressure to pass the Medicare prescription drug bill, school vouchers, and the effects of the summer blackouts. […]

The Full Nelson: Don’t tell me it’s just a game

Two years ago, the seminal moment of our young generation occurred on a Tuesday morning. It seems like a blur of pictures and emotions and phone calls now, all playing out like a worn-down film strip spinning noisily in my head. Those people jumping, the towers collapsing and everyone crying as the death toll soared. […]

Women soar past Eagles

Halfway through their stretch of four straight games against area schools, the GW women’s soccer team is two for two. The Colonials dominated American on Wednesday, 3-1, after beating Georgetown three days earlier. Maryland and Howard await the Colonials next week. Against the Eagles, GW (3-1) started strong and set the game’s tone in the […]

President seeks help from United Nations

Posted 9:52pm September 11 by Richard Pugh U-WIRE Washington Bureau In what appears to be the Bush Administration’s first attempt at coalition building and international cooperation in the war in Iraq, the administration will now seek limited United Nations help in the aftermath of major conflict. The change in American attitude has precipitated from many […]

Alcohol-related hospitalizations increase

Alcohol-related hospitalizations in the first two weekends of the semester more than doubled this year, although arrests decreased significantly, University officials said. Seven students were transported to the hospital because of excessive alcohol consumption, five during the first weekend. At the same time last year, three students were hospitalized and only one incident occurred during […]

College Democrats president endorses Edwards

Posted 8:36p.m. September 12 by Marcus Mrowka U-WIRE Washington Bureau Chief During a conference call with college newspapers around the country, College Democrats of America President, Ashley Bell, announced his endorsement of Senator John Edwards, North Carolina, for president as Edwards laid out his programs concerning young voters. “Young people are aching for real leadership […]

University tracks illegal downloading

GW is carefully monitoring students who excessively download illegal music files from the Internet to protect them and the University from legal repercussions. Associate General Counsel Linda Schutjer said the University’s technology staff tracks computer uploads and downloads by compiling a “Top Talker” list each week. The technology staff closely watches the 20 highest users […]

Varsity Roundup

Men’s water polo opens with split at Navy The GW men’s water polo team split four matches at the Navy Open this weekend, defeating Fordham and the University of Toronto while falling to St. Francis College and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The most exciting match of the weekend was also the toughest to swallow for […]