Culture

Metro Monopoly: Foggy Bottom

by Marie Cuntoinette | HBIC of *~ artsy shit ~*

The Marvin Center is the best-kept secret on campus.

Commencement speaker to open apple store

by Marie Cuntoinette | HBIC of *~ artsy shit ~*

No, not computers. An apple store will open on campus in March 2016. The store will serve McIntosh apples sourced from an orchard in Virginia.

The five GW guys you'll meet on Tinder

by Marie Cuntoinette | *~ artsy shit editor ~*

Chances are, you already met him in a beer-soaked basement the first week of freshman year. He’s wearing salmon-colored shorts and Sperry Top-Siders.

Hatchet editors read their comments

by Sarah Womann | Gif Maker

Alumni bands, students rally around music department after budget cuts

by Jeanine Marie | Culture Editor

The members of Holychild credit their success to having a comprehensive education — an opportunity they say GW students who have a zest for music but different majors will now miss out on.

SEAS junior to take computer science talents to Silicon Valley

by Ruby Lee | Hatchet Reporter

This summer, one junior and computer science major will move from the city of political junkies to the nexus of techies for a dive into the world of startups.

'Peanuts' ditches comic strips for high school hallways

by Kiara Bhagwanjee | Hatchet Reporter

The iconic characters are all grown up in the first production that GW's department of theatre and dance will perform this year.

Alumna fights ‘the silence that kills’ through advocacy, teaching

by Christina Carpenter | Hatchet Staff Writer

When writer and activist Stacy Parker Le Melle was a freshman at GW, she wrote poetry in her room in Thurston Hall and took walks to the White House. A few months into fall 1992, that walk became her commute.

A dual identity: On-campus museums serve as cultural center and student hub

by Grace Gannon | Hatchet Reporter

A museum full of 5,000-year-old rugs may not be the first place that comes to mind as an ideal location for a student hub, but the University is hoping to convince you otherwise.

Metro Monopoly: Forty-five minutes to a real campus vibe

by Jeanine Marie | Culture Editor

The 45-minute journey is worth the time (and a little patience) because the University of Maryland has the college vibe GW lacks with its endless fast food, white-pillared Fraternity Row and student deals galore.

Slice of Life: Praise be to the fashion gods, we can dust off our Uggs

by Kelly Brand | Hatchet Staff Writer

That’s right, someone from the fashion heavens has performed a great miracle upon those confined to shamefully slipping on their sheepskin boots in the privacy of their rooms.

Students launch mentorship program for local girls

by Sucharita Mukherjee | Hatchet Staff Writer

The program matches female college students with middle school girls to discuss topics like sex education, sexism, female empowerment and bullying.

GW National Eating Disorder Week to focus on men, mental health

by Regina Park | Hatchet Staff Writer

To raise awareness of eating disorders, especially among men, a coalition of GW student groups is hosting events from Feb. 22 to 28 for National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.

Indie film fest brings the unconventional, controversial to D.C.

by Jeanine Marie and Samuel Pfister

DCIFF, which began Sunday, has brought unconventional flicks to the District for a week of workshops and special events since 1999.

Mardi Gras forecast: Hurricanes and Cajun cuisine

by Jeanine Marie | Culture Editor

District law forbids you from drinking on the street, but in this weather, why would you? Instead, take the masks and beads indoors and celebrate Mardi Gras near campus.

'She's Beautiful When She's Angry' comes to E Street

by Rachael Paul | Hatchet Staff Writer

The so-called first film of its kind to play in theaters, “She’s Beautiful When She's Angry,” is sometimes a glorified history lesson and other times an insightful peek into a events often lost in textbooks.

The V-word 'nobody wants to say' isn't Valentine's Day

by Sophie Ota and Sucharita Mukherjee | Hatchet Reporters

Over Valentine’s Day weekend, GW's Feminist Student Union tackled the V-word “nobody wants to say” in 19 short soliloquies that were humorous, uncomfortable and occasionally heartbreaking.

Artist Janine Antoni on her sweet, soapy sculptures

by Victoria Tellechea-Rotta | Hatchet Reporter

Paint brushes are replaced by her own hair and eyelashes, chisels are replaced by her teeth, and natural wear and tear is replaced by bathing or licking.

Morning-after brunch quiz

by Sophie McTear | Design Editor

Everybody knows that the age-old debate “sex vs. food” is impossible to resolve. But when the ultimate combo situation crops up, the morning-after munch, a whole new set of questions must be answered.

Tunes for getting it on, or getting them out

by Eva Palmer | Assistant News Editor

If you’re trying to get intimate, the right playlist can set the mood and break tension. But if you want the guy or gal you brought home to hightail it out of your space, a mix of less-than-sexy beats can help show them the door.

In the Buff: Losing it in South Hall

by Casey

Some girls dream of the magical day when they will lose their virginity to the love of their life. To say that my first experience with sex – in none other than GW’s finest, South Hall – was a magical experience would be a bit of a stretch.

Where whips and chains live: Inside D.C's only private kink club

by Madelyne Ashworth | Hatchet Reporter

While whips and chains may not be part of most people’s typical Friday nights, an intimate D.C. group prefers to mix pleasure with pain by bringing sexual fetishes to life in a club created by Frazier Botsford.

The Hatchet's 2015 Sex Issue

That's right, it's here. From losing it in South Hall to screening for STIs, here's everything you want to read.

Screening for STIs and the real value of $85

by Jeanine Marie | Culture Editor

As I waded through the waiting room full of sniffling students scrolling through iPhones, I remembered that one in four young adults has a sexually transmitted disease. Nobody looked particularly worried.

Visualized: The numbers of 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

by Anna McGarrigle | Senior Designer

Media Credit: Anna McGarrigle | Senior Designer

Head in the Cloud: No match for Tinder's curveballs

by Zach Montellaro | Hatchet Staff Writer

My phone is an alarm clock, notebook and map all comfortably situated in my pocket. But one thing I could not do from my phone when I tried was find a date through Tinder.

My escapade as 'college student seeking a crash pad'

by Justice Spencer | Hatchet Reporter

I signed up for an OkCupid account and called myself “homeless_heidi.” My bio stated that I was a female student looking to spend New Year’s in the city and needed a place to stay.

Slice of Life: My complex relationship with Cupid

by Kelly Brand | Hatchet Staff Writer

I am about to experience the dreaded day for single people, going stag for the first time since those awkward, braces-clad and bronzer-less years of middle school.

Let's talk about sex: An intimate dictionary

Defining terms from vehicular booty calling to GLP.

Q&A: How SASA hopes to create a 'positive sex culture' at GW

by Maddie Katz | Hatchet Reporter

The Hatchet sat down with two members of Students Against Sexual Assault to learn more about how they're promoting sex positivity on campus.