September 12, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 9

Stories from the September 12, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

It ain’t Long Island: Meet Esra Alemdar

Forget the first 10 people you met at GW – not everyone is from Long Island. Or New Jersey, for that matter. Or even Pennsylvania. Though many times you may hear students asking one another “Nassau or Suffolk County?” GW really does attract students from interesting locales all over the country and the globe. Meet […]

Column: Are you a patriot?

Nearly four years later, thinking about Sept. 11 is still one of few things capable of moving me to tears. It was unbelievably humbling to observe how the events of Sept. 11 united Americans. For a few months, Americans ceased to divide themselves by their differences. Instead, they united behind one another in temporarily dissolving […]

Student government politics: It happens everywhere

The GW Student Association is famous – or infamous – for being plagued with all the bickering, partisan divides and egos of a real government body. Students discussing the politics and the bureaucracy of the SA often sigh, “Only at GW.” But how fair is that characterization? While it’s difficult to make an exact judgment […]

Column: The Muslim mentality

Sept. 11: the date we and our generation will never forget. To the families and friends of the victims, every year as the date approaches, so does the unforgettable memory of the loss of their loved ones. We all will remember where we were when we learned of the tragic flights. I was a freshman […]

Editorial: Take collective responsibility

Our View: A national day of service on 9/11 would galvanize U.S. citizens into taking responsibility for their country. The University had no problem executing a planned moment of silence for Sept. 11 at 8:46 a.m., since this past Sunday – like all others – most students were still sleeping off the debauchery of the […]

WEB UPDATE: GW to get double dose of Stewart

Posted Tuesday, Sept. 13, 9:51 p.m. Comedian Jon Stewart appears daily on TV, but students and their families have the chance to see him twice when he comes to campus for Colonials Weekend next month. Stewart will be performing twice at the Smith Center on Friday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. The […]

Cellphone, wireless service to expand

Cell phone and wireless Internet coverage will continue to expand on campus, thanks to the addition of more wireless Internet hotspots and Verizon’s plan to build a cell phone antenna near New Hall. University administrators said they have been working to increase wireless Internet access on campus and have added service to popular areas such […]

G Street residents creating own movie

In the basement theater of Mitchell Hall, 31 freshmen gather around Chip Bouchard and chatter with nervous excitement. It is the first official meeting for “Project G Street,” and these students are anxious to make a movie. “This is your film. This is entirely your own,” said Bouchard, the movie’s director and the project’s Community […]