CI Guide

Where does all that money go?

Physics major turns to tech at Wired magazine

by Kierran Petersen

Chris Anderson was at the perfect vantage point to witness the unfolding force of the Internet in 2001.

Finding a future in Facebook

by Kierran Petersen

How to GW: Quick tips to answer freshman FAQs

by Jenna Bernick

GW Fact or Fiction

by Cory Weinberg

With almost 200 years of history, there’s plenty to learn about GW. But sometimes it’s tough to tell if a piece of GW lore is true or false. To help sort out which bits of information to ditch and which to share, here’s a guide of GW fact or fiction.

A more modest Colonial Inauguration

by Cory Weinberg

It has been five years since the University retired the laser light show that ran up a $75,000 bill for Colonial Inauguration, and cost consciousness is now integrated into the programs' planning process.

Piecing Together: The D.C. Food Scene

by Julie Alderman

You will notice D.C. cuisine trends after just a few weeks on campus – food trucks lining H Street, a cupcake fad and more frozen yogurt shops than you can count. And when parents or high school friends start to visit campus, you will learn the tradition of taking them out for mid-morning, mimosa-soaked brunches.

Piecing Together: Off-campus GWorld spending

by Chloe Sorvino

Snap 1062 Thomas Jefferson St. NW

Piecing Together: Your GWorld budget

From top to bottom, The Hatchet is here to help you balance your GWorld spending. You will likely use up the majority of your GWorld money on items at the bottom of the pyramid, while the top shows once-in-a-while indulgences.

Piecing Together: How to extend academics beyond the classroom

by Cory Weinberg

GW students might have a tendency to shun academics for a prized internship or a leadership slot in a student organization. It is almost inevitable at a school that boasts a downtown D.C. location, touted as a beacon for hands-on learning outside the classroom.

Piecing Together: Your CI experience

by Matthew Kwiecinski

Starting college life at Colonial Inauguration can be exciting and surreal. To make the most of your first few days on campus, keep The Hatchet's do's and don'ts list in mind. Some of these tips could make or break your first impression of your new home.

Piecing Together: Your new city

by Jenna Bernick

Foggy Bottom has a lot to offer, but after hopping to different Welcome Week events, try to leave the GW bubble. The Hatchet compiled a guide to help you find a neighborhood to match your mood.

Piecing Together: Last year's news

by Brianna Gurciullo

Piecing Together: Best of the crime log

Piecing Together: How to make the most of general requirements

by Cory Weinberg

Freshmen majoring in political science may be pining to jump into courses on the Israeli and Palestinian conflict, but class registration gets a little more complicated in a liberal arts-based education.

Piecing Together: Your Twitter feed

by Chloe Sorvino

Stay up-to-date with the community as a Colonial by following the Twitter accounts of top administrators and resource offices, along with some users that mock

Piecing Together: Campus Construction

by Matthew Kwiecinski

School of Public Health and Health Services

Piecing Together: Your new dictionary

by Chloe Sorvino

GW has its own strange acronyms, nicknames and terms that you should get to know before the fall. Not sure who on Earth Manouch is? Use The Hatchet's glossary to learn slang you will use throughout your time on campus.

Piecing Together: Your study spot plan

by Matthew Kwiecinski

Then your ideal study spot is...

Piecing Together: Your GW bucket list

by Kierran Petersen

Piecing Together: Your CI free time

by Sara Amrozowicz

Piecing Together: Residence Hall Guide

by Kierran Petersen

1. Freshmen living in Madison Hall, home to many athletes and feet away from the Gelman Library Starbucks, can enjoy a central location on campus. The residence, which houses 220 freshmen, is also the closest to Duques and Funger halls and a quick jaunt to the Academic Center.

Who should I go to if...?

by Hyacinth Mascarenhas
Hatchet Staff Writer

Going to college in a new city can be especially daunting when you have so many questions but aren't sure who to ask. The Hatchet has compiled a guide of common freshman questions and where you can find answers.

What should I do during my spare time in CI?

by Caroline Bowman

Orientation can get pretty busy. But if you need more entertainment, consider these options.

Are you new? Your questions answered here

by Rachel Lee

For at least the fall semester, freshmen stand out. To help make your adjustment to life in D.C. a little smoother, The Hatchet compiled a list of questions only freshmen ask.

What's everyone saying?

by Gabrielle Marush

Not sure what all those terms and acronyms mean? Here's your GW glossary.

What's my new home like?

by Samantha Zeldin
Hatchet Reporter

Do you know where you're living? Here's a bit of background on each residence hall.

What was the big news last year?

by Caroline Bowman

Want to get up to speed on GW news? Here's a quick primer on what you missed last year.

What shouldn't I do? Best of the crime log

The Hatchet's weekly crime log keeps a tab on campus crime, including some one-of-a-kind cases. Here is a list of the year's most memorable crimes.

Where can I earn a few bucks?

by Amanda D'Ambra

For those students who want some pocket money, part-time jobs on and around campus are eager to employ students.