Elizabeth Maxwell

Battling those winter blues

Longer nights do not always mean more fun. As the days get shorter, many people find themselves battling the wintertime blues. But for some the drive to stay indoors and curl up in bed is not just to avoid putting on a hat and gloves. Although most people notice a little weight gain and lethargy, […]

Rock singer speaks, sings at Lisner

Graham Nash of the rock group Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young spoke candidly to about 20 students and 450 community members about his childhood, experiences with the band, and his friends Thursday night in Lisner Auditorium. Interviewed by Cerph Colwell, a classic rock disc jockey from WARW 94.7 FM, Nash talked to the disc jockey, […]

Students volunteer for community over weekend

Thousands of GW students made peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, painted houses, played with children and worked with the elderly Friday and Saturday as part of A Night to Give Back and Make a Difference Day. A Night to Give Back Despite a lack of celebrity guests and large door prizes at this year’s “A […]

Ward off the winter flab: The Hatchet’s Nutrition Guide

Sophomore Kate Williams goes to the gym seven days a week for at least an hour and a half, in addition to playing club volleyball twice a week. “I have always been an athlete and I just have to work out to feel like it’s a normal day,” Williams said. “All of my classes are […]

9-11 events to urge tolerance

A campus-wide moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. Wednesday, one year after the first American Airlines airplane hit the World Trade Center, will start a day of September 11 commemorative events amidst the regular buzz of students attending class. Performances, panels, services, vigils and discussions will take place throughout the day. The events were planned […]

Law School ranking drops

Administrators and students said the GW Law School’s drop from 23rd to 25th in the U.S. News and World Report rankings was not significant and attributed the change to minimal changes implemented by other law schools. “Because the law schools around us in the rankings are very tightly bunched together, the slightest change in any […]

CLLC accepts student excuses

Fifty-two freshmen so far have taken advantage of a special exemption form GW created this year to allow sophomores to move off campus. Citing financial difficulty, religious reasons, medical conditions and other circumstances, freshmen said they were surprised to find how easy it was to dodge a new GW requirement that all sophomores live on […]

AIDS activist advocates smart choices

AIDS activist Rae Lewis Thorton candidly spoke to about 50 students and community members about her personal experience with the illness at a Black Student Union discussion Saturday. Infected with HIV at age 23, Thorton told students to make smart choices at the two-hour event, co-sponsored by the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. and The […]