Julie Alderman

Alumnus gets his last laugh as fake University president

GW’s favorite sharp-tongued Twitter jester has gone on an indefinite hiatus. The 2010 alumnus notorious for sniping at administrators in 140-character bursts as @fakeStevenknapp announced Friday that his tweeting days are over. Hunter Patterson, who spent three years pulling the strings behind the parody Twitter account @fakeStevenknapp, which boasts more than 3,700 followers, said he […]

‘Seeing red’ one click at a time

As students scramble to find summer internships, Shoshana Weissmann is entering hundreds of jobs and internships into a web bank for young Republicans. Weissmann, a sophomore, is the co-founder of Network Red, a database that helps D.C. Republicans find jobs and internships working on campaigns or for Congress, news organizations, conservative think tanks or interest […]

Pros & Cons

Although the pricetag is often the first concern, The Hatchet has outlined some pros and cons to consider for both GW housing and off-campus apartment living. On campus PROS Accessibility to classes Living on campus can provide easy access to class buildings. When your residence hall is across the street from class, you can sometimes […]

Professional chefs set the tone at local soup kitchen

At 5:15 a.m., Steve Badt opens up the doors and starts stirring pots and sprinkling seasonings with two other chefs as they cook breakfast, lunch and dinner for just $1 per plate. They prepare for the first of 300 guests to arrive by 6:30 a.m. at one of D.C.’s most prominent soup kitchens. Located on […]

From GWTV to CBS

While millions will gather around their televisions Sunday for the biggest football game of the year, one junior will stand on the sidelines.

Thousands rally on 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade

College students from across the country descended on D.C. Friday during the March for Life, an annual protest of the landmark abortion rights case Roe v. Wade, on its 40th anniversary. The bulk of the thousands of ralliers appeared to be college students, shouting “pro-life” and chants like “Hey, hey! Ho, ho! Roe v. Wade […]

Inaugural parade tips

After leaving the Capitol grounds, crowds will line up along Pennsylvania Avenue for the inaugural parade. The tradition, started by the University’s namesake, draws millions to see the president and his right-hand man make the short journey to the White House surrounded by an array of floats and bands. Here are some tips on how […]

WMATA plans for inauguration crowds

Metro will add trains, raise fares and shut down some stations to deal with massive crowds during inauguration weekend. The system will operate on a rush schedule until 9 p.m. on Inauguration Day, which means the higher peak fares will take effect, with continuous trains running every hour. The Metro will also extend its hours […]