September 11, 2006

Volume 103, Issue 7

Stories from the September 11, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Metro Briefs

Adams Morgan celebrates diversity with fair Thousands of people strolled around Adams Morgan Sunday afternoon for the 28th annual celebration of the cultural and economic diversity in the Northwest neighborhood. First held in 1978, Adams Morgan Day featured many entertainment and dance acts alongside vendors selling international foods and crafts. Patrons from all over the […]

WEB UPDATE: Jamie Foxx shoots hoops at HellWell

Posted Tuesday, Sept. 12, 7:42 p.m. Clad in a blue New York Yankee hat and GW basketball garb, Jamie Foxx hooped it up with the Health and Wellness basketball faithful Tuesday evening. Foxx, who was accompanied by actor Dave Brown and three others, made at least three three-pointers in about an hour of play on […]

Column: Go greek! It’s priceless

You won’t understand it until you’ve experienced it. While this applies to many things in life, it is especially true for Greek life. Greek life will enhance your college experience in a variety of ways, and there are many benefits to joining a fraternity or sorority. We have four Greek Councils that represent 17 percent […]

Campus Calendar

Monday GW Remembers September 11 To honor the nine GW alumni and all those who died in the September 11 tragedy. 8 to 8:30 p.m. University Yard Tuesday Need Help Finding an Internship? Learn skills to help conduct a successful internship search. 4 to 5 p.m. Marvin Center 101 Sponsored by the Career Center Playtime […]

Letters to the Editor

Cut other services first Has The Hatchet become the University apologist? I, along with many fellow GW students, was extremely disappointed with The Hatchet’s recent editorial (“Use paper funds wisely,” Sept. 7, p. 4), which apparently supported the end of the GW Reads program. Maybe it is because The Hatchet will now be the only […]

D.C. groups, GW commemorate Sept. 11

On the five-year anniversary of Sept. 11, there are many memorial events on campus and around the District today to commemorate the tragedy and discuss the impact of the terrorist attacks in 2001. Moment of silence The University will observe a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m., the time when American Airlines Flight 11 struck […]

Sizing up freshman living at GW

Freshman Rebecca Adelson said she heard the hype about Thurston Hall before coming to GW. And as an early decision student, she was sure she’d be placed in her first-choice residence hall – the infamously branded freshman party central. But Adelson was assigned to the Potomac House instead, and after a week in her new […]

Staff Editorial: Look toward the future

Today, the fifth anniversary of Sept. 11, was marked by a copious amount of media attention. This comes months after the release of two 9/11-inspired feature films. The amount of hype during this solemn anniversary hides the fact that America has barely changed since that day. It also prevents us from learning the true lessons […]

Weekly check up: Computer overuse

It’s 5 a.m. and you’ve spent the night staring at your blank computer screen trying to get a paper done. You make it through the night and even hand your paper in on time, but then it strikes – muscle pains, neck cramps and a splitting headache. The reason could be your computer. Susan Haney, […]

Molly Gannon: Protest when it matters

Mark Zuckerberg, creator of Facebook.com, appeared in a Washington Post article Thursday defending changes to his Web site that allow users to view up-to-the-minute updates about their friends’ profiles. While there was abundant student protest shortly after the “news feed” feature went online more than a week ago, Zuckerberg gave me little indication that the […]