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Housing Guide: Off-Campus housing around D.C.

The Statesman Dennis Lee | Hatchet Photographer Rent: $1,700/month and up (studio apartment) Address: 2020 F St. NW Features: Spacious walk-in closets, individual climate control, cable and high-speed Internet Amenities: 24-hour resident concierge, 24-hour fitness center, laundry facilities, dry-cleaning valet service Located right across the street from Potomac Hall, this building’s proximity to academic buildings […]

Valentine’s Day Guide: Six types of love

Obsession. Passion. Jealousy. Affection. Love can ignite a lot of crazy emotions in us. And whether single or in a relationship, we all have people in our lives we share these emotions with. This Valentine’s Day, which color of love do you fall into? Mania Mania is the more obsessive type of love that is […]

Dancing with Colonials

While students planned for yet another Thursday night, six GW dance teams brought the Lisner Auditorium stage to life with six unique dance forms for Class Council’s third annual dance competition, REPRESENT. GW Raas, GW Ballroom, Capital Funk, GW Chamak, Balance and GW Bhangra performed for an ecstatic audience and a panel of judges for […]

Holiday Guide: Gifts for every interest

Back to Holiday Guide The holiday season is finally upon us and with it comes the daunting task of finding the perfect gifts for friends and family. On a student budget, gift-giving is even harder. Lucky for you, The Hatchet already went shopping to find presents for some of those hard-to-gift friends. Outdoorsy Anne Wernikoff […]

Making magic on the side

On weekends, Lorenzo the Great casts mysterious incantations, flabbergasting his fascinated audience at peewee birthday bonanzas. On Tuesday mornings, Professor Laurence Lipman utilizes slightly more conventional methods to captivate his students in the School of Media and Public Affairs. Lorenzo and Lipman, despite their disparate professions, share a magical bond: They’re the same person. Lipman’s […]

Special Diet: Halal

What it means Halal, which means “permissible” in Arabic, is a religious diet observed by Muslims. It forbids the consumption of alcohol, even in cooking, pigs and any meat that has not been slaughtered according to Islamic law. I figured it wouldn’t be too much of a change since I used to eat halal while […]

Special Diet: Veganism

What it means This eco-friendly diet entails omitting all animal products from your diet including meat, fish, honey, eggs and dairy products. J Street options I spent $7 at J Street on the much-advertised vegan bar, which rarely alternates from its staples of hummus, chips, vegan couscous and grape leaves. The bar leaves few alternatives […]

Discovering D.C. after midnight

As students descend on campus and resume their nocturnal lifestyles, exploring the District after dark becomes a priority equal to prepping for midterms. But instead of taking a midnight run to the monuments or grabbing a hot dog from Manoush (been there, done that), check out these suggestions that will take you off campus, out […]

Making over an informal enterprise

Little girls love to play with makeup, get dressed up and strut around the house with a new hairdo and a pretty face. Freshman Lindsey Brenner was the same way-only she took it a step further. Brenner runs her own business at GW, doing makeup and hairstyles for Greek-letter life formals and other events at […]