Caroline Coppel


Rodrigo Y Gabriela 11:11 (Rubyworks) The spicy, flamenco-infused guitar work will leave you speechless, but don’t expect much variety from song to song. Jay-Z Blueprint 3 (Roc Nation) Jay-Z has made a somewhat successful stab at getting back to basics. “D.O.A. (Death of Auto-tune)” is almost shamefully catchy, but the Rihanna and Kayne collaboration (“Run […]

Fall Concert Series

So you’ve finally arrived in the District – but, you still need something to do during that precious free time away from class. Fortunately, D.C. has ample opportunities for you to get your music fix. The list we’ve compiled is just a fraction of the music events happening in and around the nation’s capital over […]

No I.D.? No problem!

While it may be a few years before you can hit up the bars without using your cousin’s old ID, being underage in D.C. won’t put a damper on your social life. The Hatchet asked several GW students about some of the best hotspots and attractions in the city, and where they liked to go […]

To Do in the District

Despite the stress of finals, job searches and apartment hunts, GW students will still need to find a way to entertain their families between Commencement ceremonies and graduation parties. If the monument tour seems like a tired option, there’s hope – try these ideas to help visiting friends and relatives enjoy the nation’s capital. Places […]

Chi Omega will replace Kappa Alpha Order in International House

The Greek-letter organizations with allotted spaces in International House will once again shift in the fall, as Chi Omega sorority replaces the Kappa Alpha Order fraternity in the building. Chi Omega joins five other Greek groups that have space in the building. The sorority returned to campus last semester and will have 16 sisters living […]

Obama addresses college affordability

The Obama administration has planned significant changes to the federal system of college grants and loans, a move it says could result in greater college affordability for students across the country. The administration plans to dramatically increase funding for Pell Grants and more direct student aid and to do away with bank-based loans. Obama’s proposed […]

Professor completes tour of Russia

The future of the United States’ relationship with Russia is uncertain, said Elliott School of International Affairs professor Hope Harrison, who recently returned from a trip to the country. Harrison traveled to Berlin and Moscow last month on a five-day “Senior Study Tour” to discuss the current state of American and German relations with Russia. […]

Townhouse Row leases to expire

Some fraternities and sororities on Townhouse Row might soon find themselves without a house. The current set of leases is set to expire at the end of the spring 2010 semester, and each occupant must reapply next semester with the University to renew their lease. Greek-letter organizations that do not have housing on Townhouse Row […]

Author discusses black progress at heritage celebration

Everyone from young GW alumni to President Barack Obama represents the success of blacks in America, renowned author and professor Michael Eric Dyson said Tuesday night at an event in the Marvin Center. Dyson drew a packed audience to Betts Theater Tuesday night as the keynote speaker for GW’s annual Black Heritage Celebration. In his […]