July 8, 2005

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

WEB UPDATE: The boys of spring try to become the boys of summer

Posted Friday, July 8, 7:00 p.m. For the vast majority of GW baseball players, the conclusion of the Atlantic 10 tournament marks the end of their baseball playing careers. A very select few are fortunate enough to get the opportunity to follow their dreams of playing professional baseball. The most notable of the bunch is […]

WEB UPDATE: SMPA to renew stagnated search for director

Posted Wednesday, July 13, 11:01 p.m. University officials will conduct a new search for a School of Media and Public Affairs director after neither of two finalists for the position were selected. GW administrators were set to choose between media personality Marvin Kalb and Robert Entman, an author and professor of communications at North Carolina […]

WEB UPDATE: Metro riders could be subject to random bag searches

Posted Tuesday, July 26, 8:16 p.m. Metro officials are looking into the feasibility of random bag searches in response to attacks this month on London’s subway system, Polly Hannon, chief of Metro Police, said Tuesday morning on Capitol Hill. Testifying before the House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Hanson said Metro officials are “very interested in […]

WEB UPDATE: Nationals can’t get it together

Posted Tuesday, July 26, 12:28 a.m. Before July 12, Frank Robinson was the most popular man inside of the Beltway. The 70-year-old Washington Nationals manager had his squad in sole possession of first place in the National League East. The Nats finally shook off the Canadian tundra and were baseball’s “it” team. Oh, how things […]

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 […]