July 8, 2005

Stories from the July 8, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet.

WEB UPDATE: Solomon out as women’s basketball assistant coach

Posted Friday, Aug. 19, 12:01 a.m. Jacob Solomon’s tenure as an assistant coach with the GW women’s basketball team is over. GW head coach Joe McKeown confirmed Wednesday that Solomon will not be returning to the program. “Things just didn’t work out,” McKeown said. Before coming to GW, Solomon spent time as an assistant coach […]

WEB UPDATE: Freshman dies in skateboarding accident

Posted Tuesday, Aug. 16, 7:45 p.m. Incoming freshman Jonathan Sisto was killed Aug. 11 in a skateboarding accident, only three weeks before he was set to begin his first semester as a GW student. Sisto, a native of Orindo, Calif., died from head injuries after he fell off the skateboard he was riding while holding […]

WEB UPDATE: GW misses U.S. News top 50 – again

Posted Friday, Aug. 19, 12:01 a.m. Updated 2:05 p.m. GW failed to place in U.S. News and World Report’s annual top 50 national universities rankings for the seventh consecutive year. After tying Pepperdine and Syracuse universities in the 52nd spot last year, GW slipped to number 53 in the magazine’s 2006 rankings. GW shares that […]

WEB UPDATE: Early movers to pay fee

Posted Friday, July 8, 7:00 p.m. Students moving into residence halls between Aug. 24 and Aug. 27 will have to pay a $175-per-day early move-in fee. University officials hope the fee will offset the costs associated with preparing rooms for early move-in and discourage students from coming back to campus before the official arrival time. […]

WEB UPDATE: SA not taking off this summer

Posted Friday, July 8, 7:00 p.m. The school year may be well over, and the summer in full swing, but members of the Student Association have been busy working on an Internet marketplace, recruitment and various other projects. Goodman’s appointment draws flak SA President Audai Shakour appointed junior Jeff Goodman to be his general counsel […]

WEB UPDATE: GW-Napster relationship up in the air

Posted Friday, July 8, 7:00 p.m. After a year of providing students with free access to Napster, GW has not announced if it will continue a now-expired contract with the music filesharing network this school year. In fall 2004, GW signed a contract with the online music program allowing students to access more than one […]

WEB UPDATE: Union organizers say GW administrators trying to undermine vote

Posted Friday, July 8, 7:00 p.m. Part-time faculty union organizers leveled an unfair labor practice charge against the University July 1, the day after administration officials said they refused to recognize a collective bargaining group. Part-time professors narrowly voted to unionize in October. On May 6, the National Labor Relations Board concluded that adjunct faculty […]

WEB UPDATE: Column: Don’t catch Blackberry fever

Posted Friday, July 8, 7:00 p.m. In my quest to become a top-notch professional political operative, I have found that there is only one thing that is really holding me back from my full potential. I don’t have a Blackberry. Most of you probably have no idea what a Blackberry is, so let me bring […]