February 12, 2001

Volume 97, Issue 43

Stories from the February 12, 2001 issue of the GW Hatchet.

GW vaults past URI

The GW gymnastics team defeated Atlantic 10 rival Rhode Island 195.000-192.200 Friday night at the Smith Center. GW’s highest team score of the season came a night after the Colonials defeated host University of Maryland 194.550-192.275. Devin McCalla and Jessica Mantak led a balanced GW team over the visiting Rams. McCalla won the all-around with […]

VALENTINE’S DAY GUIDE: D.C. offers romantic spots

Looking for a romantic place to take that special someone on Valentine’s Day? Perhaps the place with the starched white tablecloths, the dimly lit dining room with the flicker of candlelight bouncing gracefully off the walls, fresh flowers and a bottle of fine French wine. Several local establishments offer the offer fine dining and an […]

VALENTINE’S DAY GUIDE: Caf? Asia caters to crowds

Originally Published 02/12/01 Every D.C. restaurant has its own unique qualities, whether it be a special dish, deal or atmosphere; and even a regular GW location can provide an inexpensive meal for a two-person date. Caf? Asia has a genuine sushi bar that provides a spectacle for people waiting for tables. Bonafide sushi chefs cut, […]

With late fouls, GW loses control of game

The GW women’s basketball team relinquished its hold of first place in the Atlantic 10 with a loss to Temple Friday night. The Colonials entered the game just percentage points ahead of No. 13 Xavier (21-2, 11-1 A-10). GW responded with a 63-58 win, squeaking past St. Joe’s after giving up an 18-point second-half run, […]

Web Column: Deconstructing Cupid

Did you ever notice how Valentine’s Day can be the best and worst holiday on the calendar? Well I did. If you have a significant other, Valentine’s Day falls under the “best” category. However, if you are single, read on. The anticipation of Valentine’s Day has heightened the level of Public Displays of Affection (PDA). […]

VALENTINE’S DAY GUIDE: Paolo’s appeals to varied tastes

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to just be about a small quiet restaurant filled with couples forced to engage in awkward conversations, with prices that drain the wallet. Paolo’s restaurant in Georgetown offers the perfect alternative to make the holiday fun with a date or a group of friends. The California-style Italian restaurant offers a variety […]

Water Polo drops opener

The GW women’s water polo team dropped a tight match to Bucknell University 8-7 Saturday evening at the Smith Center in the Colonials’ season opener. The women dominated Bucknell in the first half, breaking out to a 5-1 lead. The Colonials scored one more and entered the second half with a 6-2 lead. But Bucknell […]

Bush inaugurates office for faith-based initiatives

By Sarah Lechner U-WIRE Washington Bureau February 12, 2001 President George W. Bush signed an executive order Jan. 29, creating the first religiously affiliated office in the White House. The plan is intended to help faith-based and local charity organizations provide federal funding to communities in need. While his plan will also give more federal […]


You want to buy your loved one a Valentine’s Day present but you have no idea what to get. So you figure you will take advantage of the opportunities modern technology has to offer, double-click on Netscape and search Yahoo for “Valentine’s Day Presents.” What you find is somewhat surprising. After scrolling down past the […]

Upcoming Games

Monday – no games scheduled Tuesday – no games scheduled Wednesday – Men’s basketball at Rhode Island 7 p.m.