July 8, 2005

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

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 […]

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 […]