July 8, 2005

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

WEB UPDATE: City ups security in wake of attacks

Posted Thursday, Aug. 4, 12:20 p.m. Students returning to D.C. this fall will notice more police patrols in the Metro system and increased surveillance of trains and buses as a result of the July bombings of the London transit system. The Department of Homeland Security elevated the terror alert level for U.S. mass transit systems […]

WEB UPDATE: Colonials heading down under

Posted Tuesday, July 26, 1:26 a.m. Updated 10:13 a.m. Men’s basketball fans will have to wait at least another month for a full 2005-2006 schedule. But Director of Athletics Jack Kvancz confirmed Monday that the Colonials will take a preseason excursion to Australia and open their season at home against Kennesaw State University. On Aug. […]

WEB UPDATE: Struggling Orioles put alumnus in the hot seat

Posted Thursday, Aug. 4, 7:15 p.m. One-time GW baseball player Sam Perlozzo has been named interim manager of the Baltimore Orioles after owner Peter Angelos relieved skipper Lee Mazzilli of his duties Wednesday. Perlozzo is the first GW alumnus to manage a major league team. Perlozzo graduated from GW in 1973 and played for both […]

WEB UPDATE: Foggy Bottom becomes summer camp for local children

Posted Thursday, Aug. 4, 12:08 p.m. When it comes to naming programs, GW tends to think outside the box. While other colleges have summer orientation and dormitory residential advisors, GW boasts of Colonial Inaugurations and community facilitators. So it’s probably no surprise that the University’s summer day camp has its own unique name too. GW […]

WEB UPDATE: Mensah-Bonsu gets big preseason honor

Updated Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2:12 p.m. After tussling over the prospect of forgoing his final year of eligibility, rising senior Pops Mensah-Bonsu is seeing dividends from his decision to return to GW. The 6-foot-9 forward was named Tuesday to the Men’s 2005-2006 Wooden Award Preseason Top 50, widely considered to be one of the top […]

WEB UPDATE: Options abound for textbook shopping

Posted Thursday, Aug. 4, 12:27 p.m. The approach of the fall 2005 semester means lines of students will soon be snaking their way through the GW Bookstore, snapping up copies of English anthologies and physics lab books that will fill their minds but might empty their wallets. While students gripe at the price tags when […]

WEB UPDATE: Colonials fall to Sidney Kings

Posted Tuesday, Aug. 16, 12:22 p.m. Updated Friday, Aug. 19, 12:01 a.m. It seems the GW men’s basketball staff forgot to tell junior J.R. Pinnock that the trip to Australia doesn’t count in the standings. The junior continued his strong play, scoring 30 points to lead GW in a 105-100 loss to the Sydney Kings […]

WEB UPDATE: Robert Randolph and the Family Band to headline Fall Fest

Posted Thursday, Aug. 11, 11:36 p.m. Robert Randolph and the Family Band, a guitar-driven jam band that has toured with the Dave Matthews Band and Rob Thomas, will headline this year’s Fall Fest on Sept. 4. “They play a lot of different types of music,” said Tyler Coffey, executive chair of the Program Board. “It […]

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 […]