The Hatchet Blogs

Thursday October 8
11:19 p.m.
Freshman Sofia Pavon (No. 11) celebrates her game-winning penalty kick which gave the Colonials the win 2-1 against La Salle Thursday. Dan Rich | Contributing Photo Editor

More overtime heroics for women’s soccer in win over La Salle

Freshman Sofia Pavon's penalty kick in overtime gave the Colonials a 2-1 overtime victory over La Salle Thursday afternoon.

12:02 a.m.

Op-ed: Domestic violence survivors share their stories

For Domestic Violence Awareness Month, four dating violence survivors – one alumna and three current students – have opened up about their experiences.

12:02 a.m.

Op-ed: GW should improve its energy investment strategy

We have already seen the results of centuries of backroom deals with fossil fuel companies, and GW has an obligation to do better.

Wednesday October 7
11:57 p.m.

Painter lifts Colonials past Hawks in double-overtime

It took 102 scoreless minutes of play, but senior midfielder Eddie Painter finally lifted men’s soccer to victory with a double-overtime golden goal at Saint Joseph’s Wednesday night.

10:43 p.m.
Sophie's Cuban

Sophie’s Cuban Cuisine brings Caribbean dishes to the District

Customers can dine on empanadas, ropa vieja and alfajores at Sophie's Cuban Cuisine on 19th and M streets.

8:45 p.m.

Knapp named one of the District’s ‘heavy hitters’

University President Steven Knapp is one of the District’s 100 most influential leaders, according to a list published Monday from The Washington Business Journal.

8:34 p.m.

GW Hospital announces new CFO

GW Hospital has named George Sprinkel as its chief financial officer.

1:54 p.m.
Andrew Sonn has been named the director of the Office of Parent Services. Hatchet File Photo.

Long-time administrator named leader of parent services

Andrew Sonn, a long-time University administrator, is taking over as the director of the Office of Parent Services, according to a University release.

10:43 a.m.
Sigma Delta Tau. Naishi Jhaveri | Hatchet Photographer

GW’s 10 sororities celebrate bid day

GW's 10 sororities welcomed their new members during bid day on the National Mall on Wednesday.

Tuesday October 6
10:15 p.m.
Bid Day

Panhellenic Association bid day

GW's 10 sororities welcomed their new members Tuesday evening on the National Mall.

7:43 p.m.

Rogers commits to men’s basketball for 2016

Darnell Rogers, son of George Washington Hall of Fame guard and 1999 Atlantic 10 Player of the Year Shawnta Rogers, has committed to play for the Colonials.

3:53 p.m.

Cross country’s Tucker, Porter take home conference honors

Cross country's Ryan Tucker and Macaulay Porter both took home conference honors, the Atlantic 10 announced Tuesday.

Monday October 5
7:52 p.m.

Lawal earns A-10 honors after first career multi-goal performance

Fresh off his first career multi-goal performance last Saturday, sophomore forward Christian Lawal earned Atlantic 10 Player of the Week honors, the league announced Monday.

7:29 p.m.

Volleyball wins two on the road to stay undefeated in conference

Volleyball showed off its strengths this weekend against VCU and Davidson to start the conference season 3-0.

4:56 p.m.

Op-ed: Let research faculty participate in University governance

I believe that many do not understand research faculty’s commitment to the academic mission of the University.

Sunday October 4
6:43 p.m.

Letter to the Editor: Include survivors’ voices in discussions about trigger warnings

I am a survivor of rape, and I am ready to change the trigger warning dialogue about survivors to a dialogue with survivors.

2:17 p.m.
Autism Walk

Autism Speaks hosts walk on National Mall

On Saturday, national autism advocacy organization Autism Speaks hosted their 15th annual "Walk Now for Autism Speaks" on the National Mall.

Friday October 2
9:58 a.m.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author talked at a Women's Leadership Symposium. Ashley Le | Hatchet Photographer

Pulitzer Prize winner says ‘empathy is a muscle’

Katherine Boo, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and investigative journalist, talked with members of GW’s Women’s Leadership Program on Thursday night.

Thursday October 1
8:12 p.m.

Women’s soccer blanks Hawks in A-10 opener

Women’s soccer, which blanked Saint Joseph’s 2-0 in its Atlantic 10 opener Thursday afternoon, has gone more than 380 minutes without conceding a goal.

7:01 p.m.

Delta Gamma chapter closed by national organization

Delta Gamma's national organization to close its GW chapter on Sept. 30, two days before Panhellenic Association recruitment begins.

2:09 p.m.
Dean Rueben E. Brigety II laid out his plans for the Elliott School of International Affairs Thursday. Paige James | Hatchet Photographer

New Elliott School dean lays out priorities for leadership

When it comes to strengthening international affairs education, Reuben E. Brigety II is starting with the man in the mirror at his new task at hand – leading the Elliott School of International Affairs.

10:31 a.m.

Man convicted of murdering two GW students to be executed Thursday

A serial killer who was convicted of murdering two former GW students in the 1980s is scheduled for execution by the state of Virginia Thursday eventing.

12:04 a.m.

Brace yourself, and scroll down to the comments

I recognize that they’re often disgusting and discouraging, but I usually skim the comments of almost every article I read.