February 14, 2000

Volume 96, Issue 42

Stories from the February 14, 2000 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW places second at New Hampshire

The GW gymnastics team placed second in a four-team competition at Saturday’s New Hampshire Invitational, hosted by the University of New Hampshire. The Colonials finished with an overall score of 192.500, led by sophomore Devin McCalla, who won the all-around competition with a score of 39.225. She posted a 9.875 on the balance beam. Fellow […]

MTV’s 2GET+HER proves to be a boy band everyone can enjoy

The idea of MTV doing a spoof of the overwhelming boy-band phenomena may seem like commercial suicide. Without videos by Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears and all the others, MTV would lose a big percentage of its audience. Still, if the movie is anything like 2GET+HER, Music from the MTV original TV movie! (TVT Records), it […]

Colonials open 1-2 at Stetson

The GW baseball team opened its season by losing two of three to host Stetson University at Melching Field at Conrad Park in DeLand, Fla., this weekend. The Colonials avoided a sweep by winning the last game, 12-6. GW head coach Tom Walter had said that the Stetson series would be important as a confidence […]

SirVal-entine’s Day massacre

PHILADELPHIA – The second-hottest team in the Atlantic 10 took a five-game winning streak, a three-day old victory over the best of the West, and a chance to go over .500 into Tom Gola Arena Saturday evening. After the GW men’s basketball team fell back to Earth with a humbling 77-68 loss to La Salle, […]

D.C. Diary — Rockin’ soul

February 117 p.m.Marvin Center Ballroom Blasting music, an enthusiastic crowd and helpings of soul food proved to be the perfect mix for an evening of fun and entertainment at the Soul Revue 2000, Friday night in the Marvin Center Ballroom. Students of the GW chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People […]

Room rules

Everyone can use some advice about relationships. How do you make them last? How can you find the right person? How do you handle fears of commitment? Three pairs of GW roommates, who have lived together since freshman year, may not be experts on love, but they can tell you something about making a roommate […]

Homeless man enters Aston Hall and falls asleep

A vagrant was arrested after entering Aston Hall and falling asleep in the hallway early Saturday morning, exacerbating students’ frustrations about lax security in the residence hall. Junior Jorge Sanchez said he came back to his Aston Hall room at about 5 a.m. Saturday after a night of clubbing with friends, in honor of his […]

Classifieds (2/14)

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Students say they are dissatisfied with GW

When sophomore Jena Valdetero began her first day of classes last year, she thought she would be entering a cocoon-like universe where academics were paramount and learning was a priority. GW’s price tag encouraged this line of thought, she said. Three semesters later, after grappling with closed class sections, overcrowded classrooms and inadequate professors, Valdetero […]