January 27, 2014

Volume 110, Issue 23

Stories from the January 27, 2014 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Internship nightmares: A report from the trenches

During the government shutdown last fall, the phones in Capitol Hill offices were ringing nonstop. Constituents eager to voice their complaints launched into angry tirades. Against this barrage of frustrated callers, the unpaid intern was the first line of defense. Rachael*, a sophomore manning the phones in her congressman’s office, quickly found her dream internship […]

Bar Bro: A quiet space close enough to avoid the cold

The clean-cut sister location of the original Stoney’s on P Street opened last month just off Washington Circle, but don’t expect the same kind of dive-bar vibe. Bright lights and modern furniture set the scene Stoney’s on L, perhaps to attract the K Street after-work crowd.

Justin Peligri: In wake of student passing, turn to each other

At times, it wasn’t exactly clear what students should have been thinking about or what they should have been feeling that afternoon. Sean was the first undergraduate to die on campus in three years, rocking the student body in a way many have not felt before.

Mourning a brilliant mind lost in ‘a dark place’

Chris Keefer, who said he had not prepared remarks ahead, asked that students learn from his family’s tragedy by not giving into their own loneliness – and to look after of each other. “What I would implore all of you to do, all of you young people, is if you ever feel that you want to go to a dark place, don’t go alone,” he said.