Why The Hatchet?

The Hatchet is evolving alongside journalism, pairing more than a century of tradition as GW and Foggy Bottom’s newspaper of record with cutting-edge reporting.

Learn by doing at the second-oldest newspaper in the District. The Hatchet is the University’s only editorially and financially independent news source.

Our team covers a wide spectrum of University, city and national issues, ranging from student life to crime and Congress. The Associated Collegiate Press named The Hatchet one of the best non-daily collegiate newspapers in the country in 2013.

Hatchet alumni are leading newsrooms across the country and have pocketed Pulitzer Prizes.

How can you Hatchet?

Transform raw ideas into a final product by joining our ranks.

Looking for the next big scoop? Need to raise your voice? Can’t put down your camera?

Your home is somewhere across our eight departments: news, sports, opinions, features, photo, web, multimedia and design.

Drop by 2148 F St., follow us on Twitter or send us an email. We want to hear from you and help you find your fit.