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Wine bar on 2200 Penn opens doors
By Ella Mitchell, Contributing News Editor • June 14, 2024

Ingoglia: Confronting controversial aims

Junior Matt Ingoglia, a Hatchet columnist, argues that YAF’s tactics are not meant to change anybody’s opinions, but rather they are meant simply to enrage.

Sometime last week, while I was putting off writing papers and studying for upcoming midterms, I noticed a Facebook event invitation awaiting my response. Now, these events typically fall into two categories: random club meetings I don’t want to attend, or happy hours that I can’t attend (I turn 21 today, so keep those coming). But this event was something quite different.

A few months back, I started a column by listing aspects of GW life that we take for granted. Turns out I forgot an entry on that list: Young America’s Foundation’s ability to stoop ever lower in defense of its “values.”

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