The protests turned violent as the night went on, with police responding to firecrackers and property damage with stun grenades and tear gas.
The letter comes amid protests over the death of two black citizens who died at the hands of police officers in recent months.
Thousands of people flocked to the White House Friday to protest the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while in police custody.
I can’t help but live in fear because as long as you’re black, nothing you say or do matters as long as you look the part. And you always look the part.
Mayor Muriel Bowser pushed the citywide curfew back to 11 p.m. Wednesday after her earlier two-night curfew lifted earlier in the morning.
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Provost Brian Blake said administrators are discussing starting the fall semester early or concluding in-person classes by Thanksgiving.
Employee compensation totaled nearly $686 million during the fiscal year, which ended June 30, 2019.
After raising more than $1,800, senior Kaycee Beardeaux has ended a campaign to help McReynolds’ Liquors pay for looting damages.
The Black Student Union has raised more than $9,000 to support three organizations working to cover arrested protestors’ bail and legal fees.
A law professor was appointed to a task force examining the rise in domestic violence cases during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Black Student Union published a letter calling on GWPD to adopt a slew of changes aimed at improving the relationship between students and officers.
More than 40 student organizations have penned statements denouncing police brutality in support of protests occurring nationwide.
Dozens of protests against racism and police brutality have erupted around the world over the past two weeks.
If you’re seeking ways to become a stronger ally to the black community, we’ve compiled a few ways you can work to become a better advocate for the movement.
Restaurants are struggling to survive on take-out and delivery alone so some have chosen to repurpose extra raw ingredients by selling them as groceries.
Start the weekend showcasing your talents, practice your Spanish Saturday then learn a vegan brunch recipe just in time for Sunday brunch.
The couple said they didn’t want to jeopardize the future of their company by violating the order closing non-essential businesses.
During a crisis, families should understand that officials are trying their best to financially help their students.
While thousands march to express their anger with police brutality, officials released a premature decision on fall classes.
Councilmember Jack Evans has disgraced the city he pledged to serve – and D.C. voters should soundly reject his candidacy in Tuesday’s primary.
In spite of his policy shortcomings, Biden represents a clear step in the right, or left, direction from Trump.
GW’s insistence on keeping the Confucius Institute open not only defies rationality but violates our character as an institution.
A much better solution, albeit one that would require enough courage to buck the existing trend, is a hiring binge. Not a hiring freeze.
Athletic Director Tanya Vogel and members of the GW athletics community speak out against racism and push for social justice.
In Greece, Markella Lanara played for The Moraitis School, where she was named the top blocker in the conference.
Nikitinaite is transferring from Northern Illinois, where she averaged eight points and 3.4 rebounds per game.
Gapare was a member of New Zealand’s international team at the U15 Oceania Championship in 2018.
Langarica spent three seasons with the Colonials, averaging 4.1 points and four rebounds per game in 16.4 average minutes of action.
Three international students discussed their plans to leave campus and how they adjusted to online classes from different locations around the world.
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Despite this year’s virtual Commencement ceremony, some GW students still celebrated on the National Mall on their graduation day.
Eleven Hatchet photographers traveled around their hometowns to document life away from campus.
Some said they have picked up new hobbies like cooking or reading, while others are trying to hunker down on work and job applications.
Patients could receive testing for COVID-19 at on-campus drive- and walk-thru sites for the first time Monday.
After people packed their things and left GW, The Hatchet captured some sights of the National Mall and campus.
I’ll remember college as the four years I spent making a difference in the community, one interview, article or 15-hour production day at a time.
Saying goodbye to The Hatchet’s townhouse feels like the end of a sitcom. It’s as though I should be packing up boxes as wistful music plays and I’m surrounded by everyone who made these years special.
Though informing the community is The Hatchet’s biggest mandate, training the next generation of journalists to fall in love with their profession is what makes it great.
Being a copy editor has taught me that the details matter, even the ones most people fail to notice.