April 18, 2013

Volume 109, Issue 56

Stories from the April 18, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Student runners safe but shaken

The first bomb went off the same minute senior Sarah Joyce crossed the Boston Marathon’s finish line. When the second blast shot shrapnel into the air, Joyce was about 100 feet away. She was safe, but shaken. The bombs killed three and injured more than 180, spraying shrapnel into the crowd. Joyce didn’t turn back […]

Pitcher leads with his bat in walk-off win for Colonials

Senior Justin Albright started the game throwing its first pitch. He closed the game, too – lining a single up the middle in the 10th inning, driving in the winning run for a 10-9 GW victory over Towson Wednesday afternoon. This all came after GW (12-24, 5-7) blew its 7-0 second-inning lead against Towson (19-19, […]

Metro Monopoly: The quest for the best bubble tea

A fruit-flavored slush drink filled with rubbery balls of cassava root may sound disgusting to some, but to many, this concoction is the most delicious relief on a hot day. The recent heat wave means it’s bubble tea season. The drink, notable for its tapioca pearls, came to the U.S. by way of Taiwan in […]

Alumni band makes East Coast debut

GW-bred, Los Angeles-based band holychild is bringing their brand of experimental pop back to D.C. for their first homecoming show Friday at the Velvet Lounge – one of their first shows since gaining national buzz. The show is part of the first East Coast swing for the band, which includes recent Elliott School of International […]