The Hatchet Blogs

Wednesday February 10
10:41 p.m.

Weekend Outlook

Let's hear it for three day weekends.

10:37 p.m.

Sexual assault response app gathers resources for GW students

The national organization Men Can Stop Rape partnered with Students Against Sexual Assault to roll out their new app, U ASK D.C.

10:18 p.m.

Defensive woes return for men’s basketball in loss to Saint Joseph’s

Behind nine three-pointers and a devastating 64.3 percent second-half clip from the field, that all changed with a commanding 84–66 victory over GW at the Smith Center, in a contest both teams needed to win in order to assert themselves as one of the best programs in the league.

9:35 p.m.

GW Table Tennis takes ping pong to the next level

GW Table Tennis, a co-ed club sport, plays the kind of "pong" that you don't think of when you think of college.

8:47 p.m.

Republic Kolache to open at Union Market

Starting on Feb. 13 and going into early march, you'll be able to get your fix of kolaches during weekends at Union Market.

4:21 p.m.
University President Steven Knapp spoke about how D.C. area universities can better contribute to the area's economy at a Metropolitan Washington Council of Government meeting Wednesday. Dan Rich | Contributing Photo Editor

Knapp: Lift enrollment caps to strengthen D.C. economy

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Government agreed to set up a task force that will include a group of D.C. area universities in discussions on how to increase economic growth in the region.

2:45 p.m.
Head coach Mike Lonergan, shown during GW's win against VCU Saturday, isn't one to hide his feelings about a call. Cameron Lancaster | Senior Staff Photographer

Lonergan kicked out of daughter’s high school game

Anyone who has seen men's basketball head coach Mike Lonergan react to a basketball game knows he's not exactly a "don't sweat the small stuff" kind of guy.

2:01 a.m.

Preview: Men’s basketball vs. Saint Joseph’s

Men’s basketball and its fans may still be basking in the glory of a 72–69 win against conference rival VCU (17-6, 9-1 A-10) last weekend, GW’s first ever at the Siegel Center, but the Colonials’ tough Atlantic 10 stretch continues Wednesday night.

Tuesday February 9
1:03 p.m.

Celebrate Mardi Gras in the District

You've probably been thinking a lot about New Orleans since Beyoncé dropped her NOLA-set "Formation" video over the weekend.

12:31 p.m.

SEH shut down after water line break

The Science and Engineering Hall closed Tuesday after a main water line broke.

Monday February 8
11:51 p.m.
Student Association Andie Dowd said she will not appoint another nominee for executive vice president.
Jordan McDonald | Hatchet Staff Photographer

SA president refuses to present new EVP nominee

Student Association President Andie Dowd said she will not nominate a second candidate to serve as executive vice president.

10:13 p.m.
Students from GW for Hillary spent the weekend in New Hampshire canvassing before the primary. Photo Courtesy of GW for Hillary

GW for Hillary heads to New Hampshire

GW for Hillary drove nine hours to New Hampshire this weekend to personally rev up support for Clinton on the eve of the primaries.

1:54 p.m.

Nab a free Chipotle burrito before 3 p.m.

Score a free burrito from Chipotle by texting “raincheck” to 888-222 by 3 p.m. today and they’ll text you back with a redeemable coupon within the next few days.

10:07 a.m.

Attempted robbery at 19th and Virginia Avenue

The Metropolitan Police Department cleared campus after an attempted robbery at 19th street and Virginia Avenue Monday, according to a campus alert.

12:06 a.m.

Frontcourt effort leads women’s basketball’s bounce-back effort at Richmond

GW’s 62-47 win over the Richmond Spiders on Sunday afternoon showcased the depth of the front court.

Sunday February 7
5:44 p.m.

Professor explains ‘distaste’ for Ted Cruz’s face

One professor explained why some people find the smile of presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tx., unappealing.

1:51 p.m.

Preview: Women’s basketball vs. Richmond

The Colonials stay on the road for a Sunday afternoon clash with the Richmond Spiders after having their 14-game win streak snapped at Fordham on Wednesday night.

Saturday February 6
6:56 p.m.

Why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s report is sexist

Even if the meaning of this report was to shed light on the dangers of drinking while pregnant, your messaging ignored the struggles women face in society.

3:42 p.m.
Patricio Garino celebrates a three point basket. Marino wen four for seven from beyond the arc. Dan Rich | Contributing Photo Editor

Photos: Colonials beat VCU on the Road

3:15 p.m.
Senior point guard Joe McDonald drives in for a layup in GW's win against VCU Saturday. McDonald scored 11 points and added five rebounds. Cameron Lancaster | Senior Staff Photographer

Garino’s career night leads men’s basketball to huge victory at VCU

GW got a 72-69 win in Richmond Saturday afternoon, the first win allowed by VCU in 12 games, including all of Atlantic 10 play.