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Texas A&M utility Gavin Grahovac (9) throws the ball during A&Ms game against Georgia on Friday, April 26, 2024, at Olsen Field. (CJ Smith/The Battalion)
Southern slugfest
May 23, 2024
Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp attends the Class of 1972 50-year reunion in Kyle Field on April 20, 2022.
A&M System’s Title IX director suspended after supporting Biden's Title IX changes
Nicholas Gutteridge, Managing Editor • May 23, 2024
A fighter jet squadron flies over during the National Anthem before Texas A&M’s game against Arkansas at Olsen Field on Saturday, May 18, 2024. (Chris Swann/The Battalion)
Bryan-College Station Regional participants announced
Ian Curtis, Sports Writer • May 27, 2024

For the second time in three seasons, No. 3 national seed Texas A&M baseball will host the Bryan-College Station Regional, where it’ll...

Beekeeper Shelby Dittman scoops bees back into their hive during a visit on Friday, April 5, 2024. (Kyle Heise/The Battalion)
Bee-hind the scenes
Shalina Sabih, Sports Writer • May 1, 2024

The speakers turn on. Static clicks. And a voice reads “Your starting lineup for the Texas A&M Aggies is …” Spectators hear that...

Kennedy White, 19, sits for a portrait in the sweats she wore the night of her alleged assault inside the Y.M.C.A building that holds Texas A&M’s Title IX offices in College Station, Texas on Feb. 16, 2024 (Ishika Samant/The Battalion).
'I was terrified'
April 25, 2024
Scenes from 74
Scenes from '74
April 25, 2024
Farewell from the graduating Battalion staff of 2024
Farewell from the graduating Battalion staff of 2024
The BattalionMay 4, 2024

Death toll in Istanbul hotel collapse climbs to 4

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) – Two people hurt in the collapse of an Istanbul hotel Wednesday have died from their injuries, raising the number of dead to four, an official said.
Rescue workers were still looking Thursday for a mother and her daughter believed to be buried inside, said firefighter Ilhan Ince.
Two of the 18 people injured in the collapse died in a hospital, said Birgul Ozkan, a spokeswoman for the mayor’s office.
The hotel caved in before dawn Wednesday when a subway tunnel being built underneath collapsed. Rescue efforts were temporarily halted late Wednesday when debris and earth slipped, making the site unsafe for rescuers.
Hopes for finding the Romanian mother and her 13-year-old daughter alive were fading.

6 dead in Montreal house fire, murder suspected

MONTREAL (AP) – Six people found dead with gunshot wounds inside a burning house on Thursday may have been the victims of a murder suicide, Montreal police said.
Five of the victims were members of a family that lived in the house, and the sixth was a business associate of the father, police Cmdr. Andre Durocher said.
He said a handgun was found in the house.
“The most plausible hypothesis at this point is five murders followed by a suicide,” Durocher said, refusing to indicate who was the killer. “It appeared that the victims died from gunshot wounds.”

Europeans support military action against terrorists

PARIS (AP) – Some 79 percent of British adults and 73 percent of French adults surveyed in the Taylor Nelson Sofres poll said their nations should cooperate in a U.S.-led military campaign aimed at the masterminds of the Sept. 11 attacks.
More than half of Germans polled, or 53 percent, said they would support a role in a U.S. military anti-terrorism campaign, as did 66 percent of Italians and Israelis, 80 percent of Danes, and 58 percent of Spaniards and Norwegians.

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