Title IX office expands after high-level resignation

GW's Title IX office is trying to expand as it handles the resignation of one of its top leaders this month.

D.C. tourism, businesses expect economic boost from inauguration

The District expects to draw as many as 1 million visitors to the city for the inauguration and surrounding protests, and to generate $1 billion.

Planned GW development could further transform changing neighborhood

The University's plan to redevelop two office buildings near campus into retail and commercial space could continue Foggy Bottom's high-end transformation.

Faculty hope LeBlanc will focus on finances, diversity

Faculty members say they are hopeful that Thomas LeBlanc's experience and approach to administration will improve GW and resolve financial woes.

History professors targeted after intense coverage of curriculum changes

History professors received criticism after conservative news agencies lambasted the department for removing a U.S. history requirement.

What LeBlanc's past says about GW's future

When Thomas LeBlanc starts as University president on Aug. 1, GW will inherit an even-tempered leader, former and current colleagues say.

Multi-year Marvin Center renovations officially begin

The multi-year, phased renovations to transform the second floor area into a “living room” concept are underway.

New course brings magic of Bollywood to campus

The English department is offering a course on Bollywood cinema this semester, giving students a chance to learn about South Asian culture.

Inauguration security prepare for large protests

About 3,000 additional officers from around the country will assist in maintaining security in the District on Inauguration Day.

With Trump in office, some say D.C. location could lose appeal

Since President-elect Trump's victory, many in the District and at GW have expressed concern about the impact of his presence in the city and on campus.

D.C. leaders spar over body camera footage access

Mayor Muriel Bowser can release footage from the body cameras if the video is of public interest, even if the incident is under investigation.

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Snapshot - MLK Day Parade

Visualized - Inauguration Attendance

Olivia Anderson | Contributing Photo Editor

Recreate first ladies' inaugural looks with Rent the Runway

What better way to wow the crowd than by taking inspiration from past first ladies' inaugural ball looks?

Jack Borowiak | Hatchet Photographer

Professors who worked in presidential administrations reflect on inaugurations

As the most politically active campus in the country, professors bring their past political experience to the classroom.

Max Wang | Hatchet Photographer

Score sleek tuxedos last-minute for inaugural balls

GW’s inaugural ball is a black-tie event, but making sure you’re dressed to impress can be a bit of a daunting task for college students.

Madeleine Cook | Hatchet Staff Photographer

How to make the most of GW's inaugural ball

Even if you’re disappointed by election results or are having nightmare flashbacks to your senior prom, GW’s inaugural ball will be an opportunity to dress

Inaugural weekend makeup guide

Between inaugural balls, parades and protests, you’ll want to look your best for D.C.’s biggest weekend.

What to know for the presidential swearing-in

Although Inauguration weekend is filled with exciting events, the swearing-in ceremony is the main event as the president-elect becomes president.

Signature drinks to make for inauguration parties

Check out The Hatchet’s signature drinks for Inauguration Day so your glass is never empty.

D.C.'s best inaugural weekend food and drink specials

With inaugural weekend activities ranging from traditional events to protests, there’s a lot to do and you’ll need to find a place to refuel afterwards.

Tips for navigating D.C. Inauguration Day

Navigating the city on Jan. 20 will be a challenge no matter how you go about it because of the thousands of tourists, road closures and transportation.

Tips and tricks for watching the inaugural parade

Instead of standing in huge crowds to listen to speeches, head down to Pennsylvania Ave. to see performance groups, floats.

D.C.'s largest inauguration weekend protests

Media Credit: Olivia Anderson | Contributing Photo EditorJ20, one of the many protests of the weekend, will meet in Union Station Circle Friday.

Nearby getaways to avoid inauguration

This weekend, D.C. will be filled with crazy crowds and tourists clogging up every neighborhood from Adams Morgan to Georgetown and everywhere in between.

Essay: Finding peace with my body image

Early memories affect how I view myself – particularly my body. But growing up has allowed me to begin to love my body as much as my personality.

Staff Editorial: What LeBlanc should know about students before becoming University president

Welcome to GW, Thomas LeBlanc. Here's what you should expect from students at the most politically active school in the country.

Sydney Erhardt: Trump's student loan policies could help students more than we expect

While some of Trump’s rhetoric may seem scary, what he has said so far about student loans should put students at ease.

Nate Muramatsu: RAs should communicate better with CSE instead of unionizing

If we begin to view RAs as strictly university employees rather than student leaders, their relationship with their residents might suffer.

Ethan Stoler | Hatchet Photographer

Men's basketball freshmen display growth despite poor A-10 start

Despite a 1-4 start to A-10 play, men's basketball's underclassmen have gained experience playing important minutes and continue to show growth.

Trusting the process, women's basketball sees improvement at Gulf Coast Showcase

The Colonials have won five of their last six games and now sit at 5-2 – the second-best overall record in the Atlantic 10.

Men's soccer defender turns pro with USL signing

Senior defender signed a contract with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds last week. He anchored a defense that led the conference in goals against this year.


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    GW students protest against Trump on inauguration day

    GW students came together Friday to protest the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States. GW stu...

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    Trump protestors clash with police during inauguration

    clashed with police during the inauguration Friday over the election of Donald J. Trump as president of the United State...

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    Inauguration Guide: Makeup tutorial

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