January 17, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 37

Stories from the January 17, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Jack Black plays the moron on and off the camera

After a decade of bit parts in several movies of questionable quality, a turn in the hit High Fidelity introduced movie watchers to Jack Black, whose on-screen style receives favorable comparisons to the late John Belushi. At the same time, Black’s comedy act/rock group Tenacious D has begun to make waves with its HBO appearances […]

Winter Welcome Week activities draw students

Meggie Baker (l.) and Jessica Glynn “paddle” their way through the Student Activity Center-sponsored game night at ESPN Zone Tuesday. The event was part of Winter Welcome Week. The week continues with ice skating Friday and a Sunday Mount Vernon brunch.

Portrait of a hardcore superbowl

I’ve got bruises, the left ear’s not working so well and I got kicked in the head more than a few times. Shaved heads, smelly mosh pits, testosterone-fueled anger and a whole lot of screaming – what else could you ask for on a Sunday in the nation’s capital? The 2002 Hardcore Superbowl, held at […]

The Bar Belle: Cassava

Where: 2411 18th St. Adams Morgan Getting in: carded at the bar Prices: cheap Food: nope Dancing: yup Pluses: multicultural The night was young and held a world of possibilities. Well, sort of. It was Tuesday night and the Bar Belle was in a pissy mood. You see, lately she has been looking for love […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Colonials exercise a comeback

The GW gymnastics team, led by senior Devin McCalla, opened the 2002 season with a thrilling come-from-behind victory to win the GW Invitational. The Colonials were in third place heading into the final rotation when they posted their highest score of the meet on the floor exercise to win the six-team competition. McCalla (9.875), Lindsay […]

Entertainment Listings (1/18 to 1/24)

Hatchet Reviews Movies AMC Union Station AMC Courthouse Plaza Cineplex Odeon Dupont Circle Cineplex Odeon Foundry Cineplex Odeon Inner Circle Cineplex Odeon Uptown Lowes Pentagon City 6 Music 9:30 Club Nation DC Black Cat AMC Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave. N.E. (703) 998-4262 Ali (R) 1:30, 5:00, 8:30 A Beautiful Mind (PG-13) 1:20, 4:10, 7:15, […]

Staff Editorial: Justice to Walker

American Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh was indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice Tuesday for conspiracy to kill U.S. citizens abroad, aiding and abetting terrorists and other charges. If convicted in federal court, Walker’s maximum penalty is life imprisonment. The U.S. Department of Justice is appropriately affording Walker, a U.S. citizen, his due process […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Colonials save face against Xavier

Posted 11:00 a.m. Jan. 18 – Every time the Colonials made a run, the Xavier Musketeers had an answer. Xavier jumped out to a quick 10-point lead at the Smith Center Thursday night, and GW couldn’t get any closer than six point the rest of the way. Led by sophomore Romain Sato’s 23 points, Xavier […]