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Year in review: most memorable photos of 2019

Eric Lee | Staff Photographer
Ella Lusty, a student from the Edmund Burke School, leads a chant with her classmates during the Global Climate Strike in September.

Photos can show moments of triumph and defeat, excitement and disappointment – and 2019 was filled with every kind of occasion.

The Hatchet’s photo team sifted through some of the most memorable events of the year in photos. Here’s a glimpse at some of the highlights from 2019:

[gwh_image id=”1080470″ credit=”Sarah Urtz | Assistant Photo Editor” align=”none” size=”embedded-img”]Cast members from “The Handmaid’s Tale,” an original series aired on Hulu, filmed an upcoming episode on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in February.

[gwh_image id=”1083726″ credit=”Hatchet File Photo” align=”none” size=”embedded-img”]Justin Diamond, a former Student Association presidential candidate who ran a last-minute campaign to abolish the SA, reacts after learning the race would head to a runoff. SA President SJ Matthews won the election. [/gwh_image]

[gwh_image id=”1086233″ credit=”Hatchet File Photo” align=”none” size=”embedded-img”]Faculty Senate members give former Provost Forrest Maltzman a standing ovation days after he announced his resignation in April.[/gwh_image]

[gwh_image id=”1090945″ credit=”Dean Whitelaw | Staff Photographer” align=”none” size=”embedded-img”]Two Pride Parade attendees kiss in Dupont Circle.[/gwh_image]

[gwh_image id=”1095782″ credit=”Alexander Welling | Assistant Photo Editor ” align=”none” size=”embedded-img”]The exhibit Send Silence Packing is set up in University Yard. The campaign has traveled the country to help end silence around suicide and mental health. [/gwh_image]

[gwh_image id=”1103556″ credit=”Dean Whitelaw | Staff Photographer ” align=”none” size=”embedded-img”]An investigation into Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans revealed he violated the D.C. Council’s ethics code 11 times since 2014. The Council most recently voted to recommend expelling him from the body.[/gwh_image]

[gwh_image id=”1102873″ credit=”Arielle Bader | Assistant Photo Editor” align=”none” size=”embedded-img”]Men’s basketball head coach Jamion Christian took the helm for his first season this fall. He was named the head of the program after Maurice Joseph was fired earlier this year.[/gwh_image]

[gwh_image id=”1097950″ credit=”Eric Lee | Staff Photographer” align=”none” size=”embedded-img”]A protestor holds up a sign during the second Global Climate Strike in September.[/gwh_image]

[gwh_image id=”1098141″ credit=”Zach Brien | Photographer” size=”embedded-img” align=”none”]Protestors block off the road with a boat during the shut-down D.C. protest in September. The protest took place days after activists took the streets to march for climate justice.[/gwh_image]

[gwh_image id=”1100362″ credit=”Arielle Bader | Assistant Photo Editor ” align=”none” size=”embedded-img”]Dozens of students waited outside Lisner Auditorium for hours to snag free tickets to a Kanye West performance later in the day.[/gwh_image]

[gwh_image id=”1102560″ credit=”Jack Borowiak | Staff Photographer” size=”embedded-img” align=”none”]A Nationals fan celebrates the team’s World Series victory in October. Before the win, D.C. hadn’t seen a World Series game since 1933.[/gwh_image]

[gwh_image id=”1099050″ credit=”Sarah Urtz | Assistant Photo Editor” align=”none” size=”embedded-img”]Freshman Runjni Shastri joined a swarm of counter-protesters after pro-life advocates filled Kogan Plaza with signs.[/gwh_image]

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