Conflicted sentiments drive students to inauguration, protests

Students were front and center this weekend as throngs descended upon D.C. for what many called an intensive and mixed weekend of celebration and protest.

At least half a million join together for Women’s March

A sea of pink hats and protest signs flooded Independence Avenue and the National Mall yesterday as people from all over the country attended the Women’s March on Washington.

Students dance inauguration night away at GW ball

After Donald Trump was sworn in as U.S. president and protestors had left the streets, students donned black-tie attire for GW’s inaugural ball. Share this:FacebookTwitterGoogleRedditPinterestEmail

Inaugural parade draws mixed crowd of supporters, protesters

Thousands of people lined up along Pennsylvania Avenue to watch the inaugural parade Friday afternoon.

Hundreds of protesters demonstrate, face off with police

Protesters captured national attention as they marched through the streets of D.C. Friday, speaking out against the inauguration of President Donald Trump.

GW students among inauguration ceremony attendees

Hundreds of thousands looked upon the west side of the Capitol building today as Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the U.S.

Occupy Inauguration protestors call for action over next four years

People of all ages came together Friday morning in Meridian Hill Park for Occupy Inauguration, a peaceful protest against the inauguration.

Protesters block checkpoint for some Inauguration Day attendees

Protesters blocked the checkpoint at 10th and E streets as people tried to get onto the National Mall the morning of Inauguration Day.

Thousands receive free joints at marijuana legalization event

Friday morning, thousands of people formed a line near Dupont Circle to get their hands on free joints.

Welcome Celebration performances kick off inauguration events

People from across the country gathered for the Welcome Celebration for President-elect Donald Trump at the Lincoln Memorial Thursday night.

D.C. tourism, businesses expect economic boost from inauguration

The District expects to draw as many as 1 million visitors to the city for the inauguration and surrounding protests, and to generate $1 billion.

Recreate first ladies' inaugural looks with Rent the Runway

What better way to wow the crowd than by taking inspiration from past first ladies’ inaugural ball looks?

Score sleek tuxedos last-minute for inaugural balls

GW’s inaugural ball is a black-tie event, but making sure you’re dressed to impress can be a bit of a daunting task for college students.

Inauguration security prepare for large protests

About 3,000 additional officers from around the country will assist in maintaining security in the District on Inauguration Day.

D.C.'s largest inauguration weekend protests

Media Credit: Olivia Anderson | Contributing Photo EditorJ20, one of the many protests of the weekend, will meet in Union Station Circle Friday.

Nearby getaways to avoid inauguration

This weekend, D.C. will be filled with crazy crowds and tourists clogging up every neighborhood from Adams Morgan to Georgetown and everywhere in between.

Tips for navigating D.C. Inauguration Day

Navigating the city on Jan. 20 will be a challenge no matter how you go about it because of the thousands of tourists, road closures and transportation.

Signature drinks to make for inauguration parties

Check out The Hatchet’s signature drinks for Inauguration Day so your glass is never empty.

Inaugural weekend makeup guide

Between inaugural balls, parades and protests, you’ll want to look your best for D.C.’s biggest weekend.

Apps to get you through inaugural weekend

Trying to figure out how to navigate, kill some time or get your party on this inaugural weekend? There’s an app for that.

Tips and tricks for watching the inaugural parade

Instead of standing in huge crowds to listen to speeches, head down to Pennsylvania Ave. to see performance groups, floats.

D.C.'s best inaugural weekend food and drink specials

With inaugural weekend activities ranging from traditional events to protests, there’s a lot to do and you’ll need to find a place to refuel afterwards.

Professors who worked in presidential administrations reflect on inaugurations

As the most politically active campus in the country, professors bring their past political experience to the classroom.

How to make the most of GW's inaugural ball

Even if you’re disappointed by election results or are having nightmare flashbacks to your senior prom, GW’s inaugural ball will be an opportunity to dress

What to know for the presidential swearing-in

Although Inauguration weekend is filled with exciting events, the swearing-in ceremony is the main event as the president-elect becomes president.