September 11, 2003

Volume 100, Issue 10

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

At the Movies

“Once upon a Time in Mexico” by Jeff Frost Let’s talk about things that are cool. Guitars, for one. Guns, hot chicks, Mickey Rourke, explosions and hotter chicks also make the list. Now let’s put them all together in the boiling pot of Mexico. Antonio Banderas is having a dinner party, my friends. And everyone’s […]

Kohler’s sculptures explore simplicity and serenity

Observers lean in close to the glass figures, trying to figure out where they’ve seen these simple structures before. Twisting fingers behind their backs, onlookers fight the urge to reach out and let their prints feel the frosty texture opposite their eyes. Minds are drawn back to summers at the beach; mesmerized visitors scan the […]

Breaking News: Thurston resident contracts meningitis

Posted 7:10 p.m. September 11— A Thurston Hall resident contracted meningitis and was taken to GW Hospital Wednesday night, officials confirmed Thursday. The student, a male freshman, is being isolated and is undergoing treatment, said Isabel Goldenberg, a university physician and director of Student Health Administration. Officials said initial tests indicate the student is not […]

Women’s Soccer Preview

The 18 returning players on the GW women’s soccer team are ready to finish what they started. After a loss to Rhode Island in the Atlantic 10 Tournament semifinals last year ended their first postseason run since 1998, the Colonials said they will now look to go one step further by winning the conference championship […]

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 […]