The Hatchet Blogs

Friday October 24
10:29 p.m.

Men’s soccer defeats Saint Bonaventure 1-0 in critical A-10 matchup

Men’s soccer edged a struggling Saint Bonaventure team 1-0 in a critical A-10 match Friday, with another strong showing by the team's freshman class.

4:28 p.m.
Former National Intelligence Council Chairman Christopher Kojm, now an Elliott School visiting professor, talked about national security and future international challenges with Dean Michael Brown. Sam Hardgrove | Hatchet Staff Photographer

Former NIC chairman offers advice for developing nations, Obama

The former chairman of the National Intelligence Council who's now a visiting professor at GW has some advice for President Barack Obama.

Thursday October 23
6:49 p.m.

Sports Illustrated predicts men’s basketball to finish fourth in A-10

Sports Illustrated was the latest to release its annual preseason predictions, projecting the men’s basketball team to finish fourth in the Atlantic 10 conference behind Virginia Commonwealth, Dayton and Massachusetts.

4:16 p.m.

Warding off mid-semester stress: Remember to get outside

At GW, we often overwork and overload ourselves, which is understandable for such a driven student body. But it’s important we make an effort to get outdoors once in a while.

2:58 p.m.

Professor’s Take: News coverage of Ebola stokes fear unnecessarily

While much of the coverage of this epidemic has been accurate and restrained, many of the stories have done more to frighten than enlighten.

Wednesday October 22
10:04 p.m.
Singer-songwriter Dave Barnes. Photo by Flickr user Corey Butler under a CC BY-SA 2.0 license.

Weekend Outlook: Slam poetry, live music and a Halloween bash at the zoo

Jam to live music, meet a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and maybe even get a jump on the Halloween festivities at the National Zoo – Bao Bao included.

12:35 a.m.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission leader to join the Elliott School this spring

The Elliott School of International Affairs just secured a presidential appointee to take over a research center next year.

12:26 a.m.

Student allegedly assaults EMeRG member on Mount Vernon Campus

A student reportedly assaulted a member of EMeRG on the Mount Vernon Campus early Sunday morning.

12:23 a.m.

Student reports sexual abuse in Thurston Hall

A female student reported to the University Police Department that she had been sexually abused in Thurston Hall early Saturday morning.

Tuesday October 21
10:46 p.m.

Women’s basketball picked to finish second in preseason coaches poll

The women’s basketball team was selected to finish second in the Atlantic 10 conference for the first time in six years.

6:24 p.m.

Man arrested for alleged sexual assault attempt outside Foggy Bottom Metro

The University Police Department responded to a report of an attempted sexual assault outside the Foggy Bottom Metro station early Sunday morning.

5:51 p.m.

Sports Illustrated projects Savage will be top-100 scorer

Sports Illustrated has projected that men's basketball guard Kethan Savage will be a top-100 scorer this upcoming season.

11:50 a.m.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein shared Watergate memories at the National Press Club on Monday. Lydia Francis | Hatchet Photographer

Woodward and Bernstein visit The Kalb Report

Journalists Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward relived their Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporting into the Watergate Scandal on Monday at The Kalb Report.

10:06 a.m.
At the SA Senate meeting on Monday, senators signed off on creating a committee to address Corcoran students' concerns with their transition to GW. The bill was sponsored by Garrett Mills | Hatchet Photographer

SA adds Corcoran committee to address transition concerns

The Student Association Senate created a committee dedicated to Corcoran student issues on Monday to help smooth out what senators described as the college's rocky transition into the GW fold.

12:06 a.m.

Horn earns second A-10 weekly award of season

Redshirt freshman goalkeeper Miranda Horn earned her second Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week award of the season on Monday after two clean sheets over the weekend.

Monday October 20
11:53 p.m.

A music festival from your front porch

11:48 p.m.
Bookshop and coffeehouse Busboys and Poets. Photo by Flickr user Daniel Lobo under a CC BY-SA 2.0 license.

Your Week: Pumpkin carvings, a book signing and punk rock

If you're still trying to work off the midterm stress, take a much-needed break this week with a free Halloween movie screening, a pumpkin carving party and live entertainment across the District.

11:21 p.m.

Monday Mix and Editors’ Picks

The best cure to the mid-semester blues is a change of pace, and we've got your antidote.

4:07 p.m.

GW Troubadours’ Acappellapalooza raises money for Miriam’s Kitchen

GW held its annual Acappellapalooza charity concert Saturday with the GW Troubadours, the Vibes, the Pitches, the Sons of Pitch, the Voice Gospel Choir and the MotherFunkers.

2:04 p.m.
Cartoon by Juliana Kogan

More Katnisses and Hermiones: What’s needed in film

The filmmaking industry is in dire need of a greater number and variety of female characters, along with better representation of complex women.

1:49 p.m.
Freshman defensive specialist Christina Porada dives for a ball in a game earlier this season. Hatchet File Photo

Volleyball falls to the VCU in straight sets, snaps two-game win streak

GW dropped the match in one of the team's worst statistical performances of the season.

1:23 p.m.
Francis Rivera | Senior Staff Photographer

Men’s soccer takes Saint Joseph’s to double overtime, ties the Hawks 1-1

Men’s soccer came within inches of defeating conference foe Saint Joseph’s on Sunday, but had to settle for a 1-1 tie after a hard fought 110 minutes of play.