The Hatchet Blogs

Wednesday October 22
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.

Sunday October 19
3:44 p.m.
Lead singer Julian Casablancas takes the stage. Photo by Flickr user Liliane Callegari under a CC BY-SA 2.0 license.

Julian Casablancas+The Voidz experiment with laid-back, moody sound

Within the first few songs, bras were already being thrown onstage, and while some audience members settled for shouting Casablanca's name, others reached out in hopes of touching him. While the tunes didn’t have the stuck-in-your-head factor characteristic of The Strokes, the band turned Casablancas fans into fans of Julian Casablancas+The Voidz.

2:57 p.m.
Comedian Seth Meyers. Photo by Flickr user David Shankbone under a CC BY-SA 2.0 license.

Live from GW, it’s Saturday night with Seth Meyers

With anecdotal jokes, a satirical take on the news of the day and a host of controversial topics, Meyers was able to bring “Saturday Night Live” experience to campus.

2:34 p.m.

Kappa Sigma raises $30,000 to Shave Away Cancer

Saturday October 18
1:58 p.m.

Volleyball steamrolls Davidson in straight sets

Volleyball gave Atlantic 10 newcomer Davidson a harsh welcome to the conference, defeating the Wildcats in straight sets (25-18, 25-23, 25-13) in the first meeting between the teams as league foes.

1:18 p.m.
Jordan McDonald | Hatchet Photographer

Men’s water polo’s Deamer again named Rookie of the Week

This post was written by Hatchet reporter Rob Bartnichak.

1:10 p.m.
Freshman forward Brittany Cooper tries to dribble away from a Davidson defender. Cameron Lancaster | Photo Editor

Junior’s first goal becomes game-winner for women’s soccer

The first game between a GW team and A-10 newcomer Davidson on Friday also marked a personal first for one player in a match that did not see much action otherwise.

12:32 p.m.

Garino slam-dunks the door shut on the past at Colonials Invasion

After two successful seasons for the men’s and women’s teams last year, the stands packed with students and parents surged with anticipation, and higher expectations, for what’s next.

11:46 a.m.
Promotional poster for "Whiplash."

What We’re Watching: ‘Whiplash’

In "Whiplash," director Damien Chazelle leaves the audience battling the question: “Is it worth becoming a psychopath if great art results?”

11:34 a.m.
Promotional poster for "The Book of Life."

What We’re Watching: ‘The Book of Life’

With hard-hitting themes and cultural vibrance, “The Book of Life” joins the ranks of the growing body of animated movies that have abandoned cliche and antiquated sentiments of what it means to be a princess, petitioning for representation of a wider spread of cultures in film.

10:58 a.m.

Men’s soccer snaps two-game skid with 1-0 victory over La Salle

The Colonials snapped their two-game losing skid Friday thanks to senior Matthew Scott’s first career goal and junior goalkeeper Jean-Pierre Merwe's first shutout of the season.

10:41 a.m.
A statue of George Washington is now featured in Kogan Plaza. Photo courtesy of GW Media Relations.

George Washington back on campus, posted in Kogan Plaza

The newest member of the GW community is 600 pounds, bronze and cost almost $50,000.