June 15, 2005

Volume 102, Issue 3

Stories from the June 15, 2005 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Professional sports fans revel in D.C.

Washington, D.C., professional sports went through its version of the Dark Ages from 1999 through 2004. The District had been devoid of a baseball team since 1971, and more recently, all the beltway teams struggled to even break .500 as the playoffs became a memory of years past. Professional sports in the nation’s capital was […]

Thurston fire leads to review of hall’s safety

More than three months after a fire charred a ninth-floor room in Thurston Hall and left a freshman badly burned, the University is still evaluating a response to ensure safety in the building. Sophomore Kevin McLaughlin awoke early March 22 to a fire engulfing his room. Hundreds of students packed the stairways and scrambled out […]

News Briefs

‘Crossfire’ ends run at GW Incoming freshmen and their families excited to see the famed screaming matches on CNN’s “Crossfire” will be disappointed after the show’s recent cancellation leaves a void in one of Colonial Inauguration’s must-see events. The show, one of cable television’s longest-running programs and the first debate show of its kind, made […]