July 8, 2005

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

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 […]

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 […]