Trick-or-treating student group grows as Halloween nears

by Emily Caviglia | Hatchet Reporter

Trick or Treat for Service is preparing for its annual event to collect canned goods and non-perishables to donate to Capital Area food bank.

Art exhibit celebrates Banned Books Week

by Isobel Mohyeddin | Hatchet Reporter

Uncensored: Information Antics, is meant to spark conversation, and encourage visitors to think about how information is spread and shared.

Taste of D.C. food festival showcases new restaurants

by Victoria Sheridan | Culture Editor

The Taste of D.C. food festival, now in its 26th year, will feature tents from vendors in the city offering menu items for $8 and less.

JRINK juicery to open in Foggy Bottom

by Victoria Sheridan | Culture Editor

JRINK, a local juice bar chain, will open a new location on Nov. 1 in the basement of Yoga District on 20th and I streets.

Head in the Cloud: Ditch your phone, for at least a little bit

by Zach Montellaro | Senior Staff Writer

After not using my phone, laptop and most other technology for a day, I suggest you try and do the same.

Q&A: author Kseniya Melnik discusses new book and teaching at GW

by Regina Park | Hatchet Staff Writer

Kseniya Melnik, who released her new book "Ghost Towns of My Youth," talked about her inspiration, writing style and ideas for a story set in the District.

Exploring identity at a grad student's art exhibit

by Grace Gannon | Hatchet Staff Writer

Miriam Deaver is curating her first gallery show at the Smith Hall of Art, entitled “My-Dentity,”which explores the ways we express our identities.

When you're not seeing Drake, check out these artists at Landmark Fest

by Dana Pilotti | Hatchet Reporter

Landmark Festival-goers will inevitably face some choices regarding the acts they choose to see this weekend. We broke down our favorites for you.

Alumna's online magazine documents her world travels

by Grace Gannon | Hatchet Staff Writer

Alumna Julie Kern turned her passion for travel into a business when they launched their online travel magazine, Wanderlove, in July.

Visit Turkey at Ankara in Dupont Circle

by Kiara Bhagwanjee | Hatchet Staff Writer

Serving authentic Turkish cuisine, Ankara is adding a new taste to Dupont Circle’s tremendous sampling of world flavors.

Alumna's time at GW inspires her work as lawyer for the homeless

by Victoria Sheridan | Culture Editor

Jacqueline Dowd, who founded Florida's first law firm for homeless clients, said her time at GW helped launch her career in activism and advocacy.

Student-run record label spotlights GW musicians

by Victoria Sheridan | Culture Editor

This year, juniors Morgan McKee and Danielle Baglivo launched Searcher, a student group that aims to to promote and connect up-and-coming campus musicians.

Metro Monopoly: Inside the District's head shops

by Grace Gannon | Hatchet Staff Writer

On a muggy, late afternoon I ventured through the various heady, dank-scented doorways of DC’s finest head shops to see what the city has to offer in the name of getting high.

Buredo rolls up sushi in a new way

by Hanna Cunningham | Hatchet Reporter

Just two metro stops away from GW, Buredo is serving sushi in a new way by rolling up rice, fish and seaweed into an oversized burrito.

DC Shorts Film Festival showcases an alumna's screenplay

by Victoria Sheridan | Contributing Culture Editor

On Thursday, the 10-day DC Shorts Film Festival returns to Landmark E Street Cinema to showcase short films from around the world.

New artists for your post-Fall Fest playlist

by Victoria Sheridan | Contributing Culture Editor

Couldn’t get enough of MØ and Holychild at Fallfest? After you’ve added their songs to your playlist, try checking out some of these similar artists too.

SMPA professor travels Africa to tackle environmental issues

by Hanna Cunningham | Hatchet Reporter

Imani Cheers is taking on a big task: helping to figure out how we’ll feed the world in 2050.

Alumna to help restore Detroit through year-long fellowship

by Grace Gannon | Hatchet Staff Writer

Through the Challenge Detroit program, Paulina Kriska will live in Detroit for a year to create policy solutions for some of the city’s most pressing issues.

Cats, coffee and clothing: here's what new D.C. cafes have to offer

by Victoria Sheridan | Contributing Culture Editor

Crumbs and Whiskers mirrors a trend of spaces trying to attract “niche markets” and build a loyal base of customers.

The Hatchet's Welcome Back Guide

Whether it’s your first week at GW or your last September on campus, here is the news you should know and the advice you should keep in mind.

Justice group tutors jailed D.C. youths, looks to increase GW membership

by Jeanine Marie | Culture Editor

Justice for Juniors is a coalition of students from GW and other D.C. institutions that aims to end juvenile recidivism, repeat offenses by youths.

Bon appétit: New eateries near campus

by Jeanine Marie | Culture Editor

For the latest in trendy eats and comfort foods near campus, check out these new restaurants in walking distance.

Freshmen dorms: The 'Zoo,' the Vern and everything in between

by Victoria Sheridan | Contributing Culture Editor

Here’s what you’ll love — and what will take some getting used to — at your first-year home.

Global food you don't need a plane ticket to try

by Victoria Sheridan | Contributing Culture Editor

Whether you’re gearing up to study abroad, or just hoping to widen your palette in college, here are the top spots for international food in the district.

Campus dictionary

by Ellie Smith | Assistant News Editor

Before you hit the books during your first semester at GW, study up on some campus vocabulary.

Stay social media savvy at GW

by Jeanine Marie | Culture Editor

Follow these accounts for the latest.

Ditch the District for a day

by Jeanine Marie | Culture Editor

With scenic hiking trails, historic neighborhoods and other cities at your fingertips, you should be reserving some Saturday afternoons for exploring before the breezy D.C. fall turns into blistery winter.

Head in the Cloud: The apps you need to survive freshman year

by Zach Montellaro | Hatchet Staff Writer

Well, welcome to GW. In just a few short weeks a big part of your life is going to change. I’m not talking about where you live or your friend group — I’m talking about your phone.

Dorm essentials just a walk away

by Jeanine Marie | Culture Editor

Once you’ve unpacked, met your roommates and said goodbye to your parents, you’ll begin to realize there’s a lot more to living on your own than doing your own laundry. (By the way, have you packed a hamper? Detergent pods? Dryer sheets?)

Last-minute ideas for creative new courses

by Ellie Smith | Assistant News Editor

Take a look to see what could be waiting for you in the lecture hall.