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 Society of Professional Journalists named The Hatchet one of the best all-around non-daily collegiate newspapers in the country in 2011.
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.