May 23, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 2

Stories from the May 23, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

It’s official: “Crossfire” to end June 3

Months after its cancellation was announced, CNN’s “Crossfire,” which has broadcasted from the Jack Morton Auditorium for three years, will end its 23-year run with its final show June 3, a Friday. Michael Freedman, GW’s vice president for communications, said Thursday night that he remains “absolutely confident” that CNN’s relationship with GW would continue in […]

WEB UPDATE: Georgetown professor to head ESIA

Posted Thursday, June 2, 1:11 p.m. The University conducted a broad search for the next dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs, but ultimately plucked a professor from a neighboring institution to head it up. Michael Brown, who directs several policy programs at Georgetown University, will become dean of GW’s international affairs school Aug. […]

Getting intimate with art

Don’t be afraid to use a magnifying glass at the Luther Brady Art Gallery. The gallery will be showcasing about 60 prints as part of its “Intimate Treasures” exhibit that runs through June 3. The exhibit takes the theme to heart, inviting visitors to peer close enough to the tiny works so that they can […]

Grad party draws 3,000

Monumental Celebration brought more than 3,000 people to Union Station Saturday night, an increase from last year’s drop in attendance. As of last week, ticket sales indicated that the event would be poorly attended for a second consecutive year. About 1,500 fewer people attended last year’s celebration, a traditional bash for graduating seniors, their families […]

WEB UPDATE: ‘Crossfire’ silences debate after 23 years

Posted Saturday, June 4, 2:53 a.m. “Crossfire” host James Carville pointed out on the air Friday that the improbable can happen, such as “Deep Throat” revealing himself, the Red Sox winning the World Series and “Crossfire” ending its 23-year run. The show, one of cable television’s longest-running programs and the first debate program of its […]

Varsity roundup

M. Basketball * Coach Karl Hobbs was selected to serve as a court coach at the 2005 USA Men’s World University Game Team Trials, held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., from July 29 to July 31. Texas A&M head coach Billy Gillispie will join Hobbs. * According to several reports, […]

Column: Summer in the city

Unlike typical college students who drift through lazy mornings in the dorm cafeteria, participate in late-night shenanigans running through the quad and never take classes before noon, GW students fill their time running between classes and internships or skipping lectures to hear a panel of media pundits spout off about the latest Washington concern. Indeed, […]

WEB UPDATE: Colonial taken in MLB draft

Posted Wednesday, June 8, 10:41 p.m. With the 900th pick in the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft, the Detroit Tigers selected GW first baseman Ryan Roberson. The pick, which came in the 30th of the 50 rounds, made Roberson the first Colonial drafted this year. Roberson hit .423 this season with 16 home runs and […]

A summer dream job

The smell of freshly cut grass, the crack of a wooden bat, a six-foot tall bald eagle mascot and GW junior Stephen Roche. These are just some things a Washington Nationals fan may see during a typical game at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium. Roche is a member of the new team’s “Nat Pack.” The group […]

Column: A new global threat?

Realists rejoice! An expanding, industrializing, authoritarian state is on the rise to counter the United States and usher in either World War III or, at the very least, a second Cold War. As China begins to assert its power in the Asian sphere, policymakers and pundits within the United States have typecast the Chinese as […]