The Hatchet Blogs

Monday September 29
5:26 p.m.

GW safety office releases violence prevention videos

The Office of Safety and Security released two videos Wednesday to help students and faculty avoid and prevent violence on campus.

5:09 p.m.

Metro will continue running for late-night Nationals playoff games

Washington Nationals fans won't have to leave post-season games early this year to catch a Metro ride home.

2:08 p.m.

Men’s water polo continues skid with loss to Princeton

A 13-7 loss to No. 12 Princeton extended men’s water polo’s losing streak to four Sunday.

12:51 p.m.
The Airborne Toxic Event performs in San Francisco early September 2014. Photo by Flickr user Jessica S. under a CC BY-SA 2.0 license.

Your Week: Get fancy with an art preview party and a night of fashion with Tim Gunn

Concerts, comedy shows, panels and celeb speakers. In other words, it’s just your average week in Washington. Check out this week's top picks, from live Afro-Brazilian tunes to a comedy festival to ease your midterm-month woes.

12:28 p.m.

Getting off campus this fall

12:16 p.m.

Monday Mix and Editors’ Picks

Ease into the week with stripped versions of hit tracks, like Sam Smith's "Latch" and Ellie Goulding's "I Need Your Love." While you listen, check out this week's picks in music, art and lit.

Sunday September 28
6:21 p.m.

GW claims second-straight victory, topples winless Fordham

The Colonials came out ahead Saturday against a winless Fordham team after they struggled to stay energized throughout the game.

5:48 p.m.
Actor and comedian Aziz Ansari. Photo by Flickr user "The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas" under a CC BY-SA 2.0 license.

Comedian Aziz Ansari muses on modern love at Verizon Center

The 31-year-old comedian carried on with jokes about modern relationships, rattling off lines on everything from catcalling to dealing with flaky friends, each joke followed by an explosion of laughter from the audience.

5:22 p.m.
Mental Health Awareness Month

Program Board hones in on mental health, suicide prevention

11:32 a.m.
Jordan McDonald | Hatchet Photographer

Women’s soccer clinches first-ever victory over George Mason

A 2-1 victory gave GW (7-2-0) its first win in program history over George Mason (2-7-0) Saturday.

Saturday September 27
9:56 p.m.
The Colonials fell to Saint Peter's 4-0 on Saturday. Zach Montellaro | Hatchet Staff Photographer

Men’s soccer loses third-straight game, falls to Saint Peter’s 4-0

Men’s soccer lost 4-0 to Saint Peter’s on Saturday, the team's second consecutive shutout and third-straight loss.

7:15 p.m.

Corcoran ‘memorial service’ draws costumed crowd

The steps of the Corcoran Gallery of Art were crowded with former staff members, supporters, artists and students Saturday for a mock funeral days before the museum's galleries are set to close.

5:01 p.m.

Not your mother’s book club: five creative groups to try

Whether your interests lie in short stories, creative writing or even graphic novels, these unique clubs make it easy to find time for literary endeavors.

1:10 p.m.
Sophomore Chidima Osuchukwu hits the ball over Rhode Island defenders Friday night. Osuchukwu finished the match with 16 kills in the Colonials 3-2 win. Andrew Goodman | Hatchet Staff Photographer

Volleyball defeats Rhode Island in comeback performance

Down two sets to one against Rhode Island in their Atlantic 10 conference opener, the Colonials were well aware that the only way they could defeat the Rams Friday night was in five sets.

Friday September 26
7:07 p.m.
Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, president of the Republic of Indonesia, emphasized the importance of promoting peace among countries in Southeast Asia. Sam Hardgrove | Hatchet Staff Photographer

Indonesia’s president talks terrorism, peacekeeping and the Cold War

President of the Republic of Indonesia Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono spoke Friday to a packed audience in the Jack Morton Auditorium, discussing how Southeast Asia has recovered from the Cold War and what role Indonesia's neighbors can play.

4:52 p.m.
SMPA professor Nikki Usher spoke about her time in the the New York Times newsroom and ways the paper must change to survive in the future. Samira Uddin | Hatchet Photographer

SMPA professor goes behind the scenes at the New York Times

What do you learn when you shadow some of the best journalists in the business for almost a year?

Thursday September 25
9:23 p.m.

Holder, former GW trustee, to step down as U.S. attorney general

Eric Holder, the U.S. attorney general and former member of GW's Board of Trustees, will resign, President Barack Obama announced Thursday.

9:10 p.m.

University brings three speciality counseling hires to campus

The University Counseling Center announced three specialty hires Wednesday, including the first permanent Mount Vernon Campus counselor.

6:11 p.m.
DC Fashion Show

D.C. Fashion Week holds kick-off fashion show

12:50 p.m.

Nurse reports forcible fondling at Medical Faculty Associates building

Updated: Sept. 25, 2014 at 4:57 p.m.