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The careful balance in reporting on campus deaths

When students die on campus, it’s the toughest story our reporters cover. As a media outlet, we are obligated to serve the public interest by pursuing the truth because without a full set of facts, community healing can be upended by rumors and hearsay.

The Hatchet has ceased April Fools’ coverage

Due to a developing story about a death investigation on the Mount Vernon Campus, The Hatchet has removed April Fools’ Day content from our home page and stopped spoof stories from publishing to our social media accounts.

Thanks for reading in 2013

There’s a unconscious connection between people who are studying, working or living at GW. Most of us make this place part of our lives because, like the University’s old tagline used to say, “something happens here.”