July 8, 2005

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

WEB UPDATE: District getting closer to smoking ban

Posted Friday, July 8, 7:00 p.m. The District will follow New York City’s lead by banning smoking in restaurants and bars if its City Council passes recently introduced legislation. City Council members are considering at least two separate bills that aim to ban or restrict smoking in D.C. restaurants and bars. They predict that some […]

WEB UPDATE: Atlantic 10 announces preseason soccer teams

Posted Friday, July 8, 7:00 p.m. Following their A-10 championship season, the GW men’s soccer team placed two players on the All-Conference team while the incoming freshman class earned one spot on the All-Rookie team. Rising seniors Frank Ambrosio and Ben Mortimer were the Colonials’ only two players named to the team. Ambrosio played in […]

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. […]