In reality, GW’s narrative revolves around more than just Capitol Hill and the White House.
For those of us struggling to decide whether leaving home was the right choice, it's helpful to think of GW and D.C. as a temporary home.
Procrastination gives us time – time to do what we want to do rather than what is expected of us.
Plenty of schools, and three of GW’s peers, have a January Term, or a J-term – a winter break that extends through the end of January.
When you have help paying for college, it’s easy to forget that not everyone does.
It’s no longer easy to “pay your own way” through school, but with college being so important, it is a family's obligation to help pay for school.
We often hear that GW is a “diverse” school. To me, “diverse” implies a mix of people from all types of backgrounds and cultures with a myriad of views all coming to one school to learn together. But diverse doesn’t always go hand-in-hand with "open-minded.”
Being both religious and inquisitive has made me a paradox of myself. But after a few life crises, I'm finally okay with that.
Millennials have inadequate financial knowledge, but GW could help combat this by requiring students to take a personal finance class.
Around this time of year, it’s important for students to remember that they hold all of the power in the SA election.
It’s not my fault that you did not take the time to ask me about my race.
the controversy over Cosby’s honorary degree reveals a larger problem: Honorary degrees can bring with them huge public relations nightmares.
It isn’t necessarily the case that GW is simply unwilling to lower tuition. In fact, the University cannot lower tuition right now.
While it may seem like you have to satisfy friends and family by following a certain major or career path, pursuing a passion is equally significant.
Coming to college signifies the beginning of one’s professional life. For me, that reality came when I made my own business cards.
Given students’ objections to UPD patrolling off-campus in the past, it’s a shame that the Council is ignoring what students have to say.
If you’re thinking about going to graduate school, look at all aspects of the GW Grad2Grad program, not just the 10 percent tuition discount.
It can be difficult for many students to build a support system when they get to college, that's why GW should create a 'College Family' system.
Hopefully, the Keefer family’s courage will foster a more open dialogue about mental health on campus.
As everyone’s trying to stay healthy, it’s interesting to see the rise of what I call the “cult of fitness.”
This week, The Hatchet’s editorial board reviewed this semester to look for trends and point out the most significant events of the last few months.
It’s no secret that the University has been trying to modernize its internet and social media presence.
As one of the students in the GW Paris exchange program, my semester thus far had been idyllic.
Even within the classes that I’ve taken, each professor calculates their own curve differently, since the University doesn’t have a specific policy on grade distribution.
SMPA students are often left on their own to figure out courses during their freshman year. A peer mentor could help fill in these information gaps.
Students should work harder to convince the University that they care about the arts and other creative programs at GW.
GW should take advantage of this unique opportunity and become the first school to publicly oppose the Safe Campus Act.
First-generation students experiencing culture shock should jump at the chance to participate in this organization to help ease their transition.
GW should rectify the gap between undergraduate and graduate students by organizing informal campus events that benefit both groups.
GW’s sudden impulse to change resident advisers' responsibilities leaves us wondering whether RAs are valued for the amount of work on their plates.