Recruiting donors for the ultimate gift: Cadaver program sees signups grow

GW may be asking for contributions to its $1 billion fundraising campaign, but there’s one department looking for donors to give the ultimate gift: their bodies.

MPD: Multiple-suspect student rape case is 'disturbing'

The Metropolitan Police Department’s assistant chief says he can't remember the last time one victim has reported being sexually assaulted by multiple attackers in D.C.

Fourth-year law student remembered for easy-going personality, sharp wit

Mark Lee was a diligent and quick-witted fourth-year law student, who will be remembered by his friends and family for taking the challenges of law school in stride with an easy-going attitude and warm laugh.


Aly Kruse | Hatchet Staff Photographer

Deans chart University-wide international strategy

Deans looking to increase their international partnerships will be asked to collaborate more on where their schools plan to grow ties – with a focus on boosting GW's strongest existing connections.

Foundation launches to remember junior, teach low-income students basketball skills

In two weeks, the William Gaines Gwathmey Foundation's GoFundMe campaign has raised more than $1,600 toward a $10,000 goal, which will be used to buy basketball equipment for elementary and middle schools.

GW's signature cost-cutting program holds back on unveiling new ideas

GW will not unveil a new round of cost-saving ideas through the Innovation Task Force this month, marking the first semester that the program has not vetted programs to boost the University's bottom line since it launched five years ago.

Visualized: Why Bambi might have a rough winter in Rock Creek Park

Garrett Mills | Hatchet Photographer

During finals, campus gallery serves as respite from stress

The newest exhibition, “Sensorium: The Art of Perception,” which opens Thursday, will transform the gallery’s normally still atmosphere into an interactive, multi-sensory space for meditation, yoga and relaxation.

The Hatchet's 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Struggling with what to get your friends or significant other for the holidays? We’ve broken down the people in your life – the athlete, artist, chef, techie – to guide you toward the best gift at every price level. No last-minute gift cards or generic scarves needed.

Metro Monopoly: Wind down or eat up on U Street

The 25-minute ride involved a transfer at L’Enfant Plaza to the Green Line, but my satisfying afternoon excursion was worth the diversion from my usual trips on the Blue or Orange lines.

Staff Editorial: Semester in Review: Recovering from blows to student morale

This is the second in a two-part staff editorial reviewing GW’s fall semester and evaluating the state of campus morale. In this installment, the editorial board looks at student life.

Sean Hurd: Watanabe's dependability off the bench is big benefit for Lonergan

For a men’s basketball team that has lacked consistent performance, freshman Yuta Watanabe has been a source of certainty through his first eight contests.

Claude Khalife: When spring rush comes, don't discount alternative Greek life

For anyone thinking about rushing in the spring, remember that your options do not stop at the traditional fraternities and sororities: The wealth of alternative Greek groups at this school should not be discounted.

Robin Jones Kerr: Don't define post-grad success by the city you live in or the job you snag

As we close out 2014 and seniors begin to think about post-graduation options, we shouldn’t forget that success can be defined in ways other than finding work at a place with name recognition.

Hatchet File Photo by Andrew Goodman | Hatchet Staff Photographer

Nearly champions, volleyball takes another leap forward

When the wound of a championship loss heals, volleyball will be able to look back on an impressive year: the most wins since 2000 and the first trip to the Atlantic 10 title game since 2002.

Homecoming: Junkanoo Jam brings Jonquel Jones back to the Bahamas

Over Thanksgiving break, the women’s basketball team traveled over 958 miles to compete in the Junkanoo Jam, marking the first time that Freeport-native Jones has displayed her talent for her mother and grandmother in her GW uniform.

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    Men's basketball rolls over DePaul

    The Colonials took a finals week study break to roll over DePaul, topping the Blue Demons 81-68 at the Smith Center. ...

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    Colonials continue streak with win over Georgetown

    GW continued their 5 game win streak by taking down Georgetown 72-60 in the Smith Center. Video by Zach Montellaro...

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    Core Four pushes Colonials past Charlotte

    It wasn't an easy win, but strong play by the core four pushed the Colonials past the Charlotte 49ers, 78-70. Vide...