August 22, 2013

Volume 110, Issue 4

Stories from the August 22, 2013 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Jacob Garber: Tethered to ‘This Town’

“Yes, Washington is a ‘real city,’ but This Town is a state of belonging, a status and a commodity,” wrote New York Times Magazine chief national correspondent Mark Leibovich in his new book, “This Town.” In the salacious best seller, Leibovich paints a damning picture of the District as a home for mercenaries disguised as […]

For ailing children, a week of relief

When Banton entered the sprawling green campgrounds of Camp Manidokan in Knoxville, Md – complete with ropes courses in an expansive woods, cabins and paths to the Potomac River – she expected her experience as a companion counselor to children with cancer would be “meaningful.”