Life

Becoming a 'pageant girl'

by Audrey Scagnelli
Hatchet Reporter

Jennifer Beatty is proud to be a pageant girl and is excited to compete for the coveted title of Miss DC.

From no callbacks to calling the shots

by Ricki Maybruch
Hatchet Reporter

After a job offer fell through, GW graduate Zach Cutlere decided to create his own company - a public relations and business development firm.

Slice of Life: A whole new (G)World

by Josh Perlman

The GWorld touch pad might actually be the best thing since sliced bread.

Speaking out about suicide

by Andrea Vittorio

Since she was three years old, Amanda Uhme has been trying to wrap her mind around suicide. When she came to college, Uhme finally learned how to discuss it.

Delivering dorm-friendly dinners

by Lauren Katz
Hatchet Reporter

For the cooking-challenged among us: Have no fear, Cristina Roman is here to make you dinner. GW Bites, Roman's new culinary micro-enterprise, brings you homemade meals.

At Whit's End

by Whitney Hensler
Hatchet Reporter

On the outside, Farmers & Fishers is stark and contemporary, but inside it's surprisingly simplistic: a homage to the agricultural roots that gave the place its name.

Lorenzo T.: Homelessness from the other side

by Audrey Scagnelli
Hatchet Reporter

As Lorenzo unpacks the H street-based hotdog chart where he works, the crisp November morning reminds him of other mornings he spent on this street - when he lived there.

Making magic on the side

by Hyacinth Mascarenhas
Hatchet Reporter

On weekends, Lorenzo the Great, aka Professor Laurence Lipman, casts mysterious incantations, flabbergasting his fascinated audience at peewee birthday bonanzas.

McFadden's makes top 25 list of college bars

by Miranda Green

GW's favorite spot for cheap drinks, Lucky Charms and the occasional "Jersey Shore" cast member made it onto the "25 More College Bars We Love" list.

Humanizing the homeless

by Maura Welch
Hatchet Reporter

While the University Police Department encourages students to exercise caution around the homeless, many remain unsure about how to interact with the homeless population on campus.

Wesley Thomas: A view from the street

by Miranda Green

Wesley Thomas wakes up at 4 a.m., grabs his belongings and makes his way through the rush-hour throng around the Foggy Bottom Metro to his final destination: a sidewalk on the corner of 22 and I streets.

Bar Belle: Wading through crowds at BlackFinn

Flavors of India

by Scott Figatner
Food Columnist

When my friend and I walked into Tandoori Time with a craving for a rich and piquant Indian dinner, the slouching waiter greeted us with much anticipation.

Exploring her family tree at its roots

by Catherine Munkittrick
Hatchet Reporter

Sarah Jackson founded the Native American Student Association - GW's first undergraduate student organization focused on Native American culture - earlier this year.

Spotlight on: Steven Roberts

by Rachel Davidson
Hatchet Reporter

Professor Steven Roberts, a self-proclaimed "old white guy from New Jersey," has been named fourth most interesting person in DC by Spotlight, an online newspaper.

Students trick-or-treat for cans, not candy

by Andrea Vittorio

Costumed students roamed the neighborhoods around the Mount Vernon Campus Saturday night knocking on people's doors not for candy, but for cans.

Sex Column: An endless string of Eskimos

by Harrison Levitan
Sex Columnist

Even more awkward than running into exes on this 20,000-plus campus, are the run-ins with Eskimo brothers that I have accumulated as a result.

Hatchet Expat: My new friends: Hopelessness and Helplessness

by Ali Peters
Hatchet Columnist

There are 17 of us on this study abroad program, and while we come from different places, we are all here for one reason - to make an impact.

Partying for pay

by Victor Boadum
Hatchet Reporter

On an average work day, David Jumper picks up celebrity musicians from the airport, oversees a sound check and takes care of any last minute problems.

Paranormal promenade

by Catherine Munkittrick

The GW Hatchet takes a look at some of the spooky attractions around D.C., including D.C. Ghost Tours and the National Museum of Crime & Punishment's Fright at the Museum: Dead Men Walking

Slice of Life: Wacky weather woes

by Josh Perlman

What's the deal with... University access to dorm rooms?

by Eve Chan
Hatchet Reporter

University spokeswoman Michelle Sherrard said GW has guidelines that everyone must follow before entering a room.

At Whit's End Thunder Burger & Bar: Rock attitude served on a roll

by Whitney Hensler
Food Columnist

From the graffiti-adorned walls to the studded menu to the laid-back waiter who overuses the word "dude," this place is decidedly punk rock.

For tour guides, history rolls along

by Josh Perlman

When sophomore Julie Rheinstrom decided to become a Segway tour guide last April, she didn't expect to learn the diameter of the Hirshhorn Museum.

Being heard in Gelman

by Kaitlin Potter
Hatchet Reporter

What does a student liaison do? Wiley's main job is to be the voice of the students within the library system.

Stepping to an old-fashioned beat

by Catherine Munkittrick
Hatchet Reporter

For the past 15 years, the ballroom dance team has trained students in various types of ballroom dances to compete at the local and national level.

Gardening in the city

by Samantha Zeldin
Hatchet Reporter

The Foggy Bottom garden is home to a variety of fruits and vegetables, including eggplants, jalapeño peppers, squash, broccoli, tomatoes, zucchini, arugula and kale.

Hatchet Expat: Living like the locals: magpie season

by David Besnainou
Hatchet Staff Writer

During my time in Surfers Paradise, Australia, I've been learning to live like the locals. This became increasingly apparent during my last beach trip.

Slice of Life: Confessions of a paid intern

by Ali Peters
Hatchet Columnist

I accepted the offer as soon as I heard the magical phrase "paid internship" and I quit as soon as I heard the words "toilet cleaning."

Classic board game brings family game nights to campus

by Max Schwager
Hatchet Reporter

For junior Emily Wagner, forming a new club on campus was as simple as "love at first Scrab."