Lauren Silva

Bonnies’ Sanctions send waves through Atlantic 10

While the possibility of GW hosting a first-round tournament game became less likely after a loss to Xavier last week, it became impossible after Atlantic 10 opponent St. Bonaventure forfeited six conference wins because of an ineligible player on its men’s basketball team. This means GW, which had a chance to secure the fourth seed […]

Colonial women maintain poise, knock off Duquesne

SOUTH KINGSTON-GW head coach Joe McKeown wasn’t too worried when his team let its nine-point lead over Duquesne drop to one point in Friday’s second-round game of the Atlantic 10 tournament. He didn’t even take off his jacket. He knew his team remembered all too well what an early exit from the conference tournament would […]

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 […]

Colonial women win 21st on senior day

Seniors Erica Lawrence and Lindsey Davidson were honored on Senior Day but it was the juniors that stole the show in the GW women’s basketball team’s 64-51 victory over Richmond Sunday. Holding a narrow lead with just under three minutes remaining, junior Ugo Oha (13 points, five blocks) rejected a Richmond basket and junior Marsheik […]

Report calls for Title IX reforms

Colleges and universities should be more sensitive to the plight of men’s sports teams in trying to comply with Title IX restrictions, said a report handed to the U.S. Secretary of Education Wednesday. The report, based on the findings of the Education Secretary Roderick Paige’s 15-member commission, listed 23 recommendations for the Office of Civil […]

Mann wins all around in GW’s first home win

The GW gymnastics team posted its second-highest score of the season to beat local rival James Madison University 193.925-191.100 Wednesday night at the Smith Center. The score was the gymnasts’ second-straight high score, brining them one step closer to qualifying for regionals. Last week the team beat West Virginia University for the first time in […]

Fine dining and hot lovin’

Relationships are very fragile creatures. Especially around the 14th of February. Valentine’s Day is a situation that must be handled very carefully, or you could ruin things with your significant other forever. And the right restaurant can make or break your night and your future. But with the right help, you can transform a best […]

University plans to end Madness

The GW Athletic Department is changing the structure of its preseason basketball kickoff and is leaning toward canceling Midnight Madness. Though no plans have been finalized, Athletic Director Jack Kvancz said he would like to replace the hoopla of past celebrations with a more basketball-related event. Midnight Madness is a decade-old tradition at GW celebrating […]

Spirit program riles crowd with giveaways

If you’ve been to a GW basketball game at the Smith Center anytime over the past four months, you’ve probably noticed fans clad in matching white T-shirts and shiny yellow construction hats. If you’ve stuck around for any length of time, you’ve seen cheerleaders delivering free pizza to the crowd and students shooting half court […]

Inside the huddle

After four home games last week, GW basketball fans know what it’s like to cheer on the Colonials in the stands at the Smith Center. But what is it like for the athletes and coaches on the court and on the bench? Earlier this week, Professor Charles Toftoy of GW’s School of Business and Public […]