Lauren Silva

The Bar Belle: Farewell from Froggy Bottom Pub

You know where it is You know it’s free You know what to wear You’ve seen me there on Thursday afternoons in clay-covered sweatpants, getting an early start on happy hour. You’ve seen me straggle in at 2:30 a.m. in a formal dress, having decided that one more pitcher is more important than whatever fancy […]

Waiting for next year

I’ve always thought it odd that there’s never been a movie made about the Boston Red Sox winning the World Series. It’s just a reoccurring reflection, obviously not so consuming a contemplation that I actually take matters into my own hands and write one myself. It’s just something that nags me every time I sit […]

Departing Editors: Waiting for next year

I’ve always thought it odd that there’s never been a movie made about the Boston Red Sox winning the World Series. It’s just a reoccurring reflection, obviously not so consuming a contemplation that I actually take matters into my own hands and write one myself. It’s just something that nags me every time I sit […]

Monthly club sports roundup

Baseball With rainouts and the holidays, the GW club baseball team has missed more than 20 games this season. This past week, however, the team got in five games. In a must-win situation to keep hopes of winning the conference alive, the team swept Maryland in a doubleheader Sunday, winning 5-4 and 7-3, respectively. Matt […]

Tennis finishes sixth at A-10s

The GW men’s tennis team wrapped up its season with a sixth-place finish in the Atlantic 10 Championships Sunday, losing to Saint Joseph’s in the fifth-place match at the Oxford Athletic Club in Monroeville, Pa. Second-seeded St. Bonaventure beat No. 1 seed Richmond to take the title and the accompanying automatic NCAA tournament berth. Duquesne […]

St. Bonaventure will remain in A-10

St. Bonaventure will remain a member of the Atlantic 10 conference after its men’s basketball team forfeited its final two games last month, university presidents decided in their bi-annual meeting held Tuesday at GW’s University Club. The 12 university presidents of the conference discussed St. Bonaventure’s ongoing investigation into the use of an ineligible player […]

Men’s basketball pumped for another shot at ‘X’

AMHERST, Mass. – “This is it.” The words were written in black marker on Mike Hall’s shoes during the GW men’s basketball team’s first-round Atlantic 10 Tournament game at Massachusetts Monday. The same thoughts were in the minds of all his teammates. The Colonials (12-16) had not won a conference road game all season and […]

Women’s basketball to host A-10 final

SOUTH KINGSTON, R.I. – The GW women’s basketball team has not hosted an Atlantic 10 Tournament final since 1997 and has not won the championship since 1996. The women took care of the first drought already, with a win over Temple Saturday. GW (23-6, 15-1 A-10) could rectify the second drought Monday night when it […]

Lacrosse drops home opener

The GW women’s lacrosse team lost to George Mason 17-4 Wednesday at the Mount Vernon Athletic Complex. Sophomore Heidi Mayer led the Colonials (1-1) who are competing in only their second year as a Division I varsity team. “I think we were more aggressive than they were but they are more mature then we are […]