February 14, 2002

Volume 98, Issue 45

Stories from the February 14, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

V-Day Guide: Mixing it up on Valentine’s Day

Hey fellas, if your girl wants to get buck wild, then go back and hit her up style. Thursday is Valentine’s Day and rather than bore you with my take on the holiday (see the Feb.12, 2001 Hatchet), I’ve decided to offer a little practical advice to the lucky ones who have a Valentine, but […]

V-Day Guide: Dating a cadaver

With Valentine’s Day here and no one to call my own for the 18th year in a row, I have decided that it is high time I change my plan of attack. Buying myself boxes of chocolate has lost its charm, and letters from secret admirers don’t titillate when they arrive in your own handwriting. […]

GW shows close Enron link

Although several major news organizations have included a teaching stint at GW in former Enron Corp. CEO Kenneth Lay’s background, no record of him as a professor exists at the University. At least one GW alumnus has authentic ties to the scandal. Leslie Caldwell, who earned her law degree at GW, is lead prosecutor in […]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Xavier hands GW eighth-straight loss

Posted 10:30 a.m. Feb. 15 – Once again, an opponent’s scoring run burnt GW as the visiting Colonials fell 89-75 Thursday night to Xavier. Xavier started the second half with a 13-4 run to expand a halftime lead to 15. GW cut the lead to seven midway through the second half, but again Xavier (18-4 […]

Britney Spears goes slutty for debut film

Disclaimer (the rant): Britney Spears: she’s not a girl, not yet a woman. What is she then? In her new movie Crossroads (Paramount) she’s the town whore. Keep in mind, we’re not members of the religious right, or a group of anti-Hollywood activists. We’re 20-year-old college males, and we like Britney. We really like Britney. […]

Arts: Britney Spears goes slutty for debut film

Disclaimer (the rant): Britney Spears: she’s not a girl, not yet a woman. What is she then? In her new movie Crossroads (Paramount) she’s the town whore. Keep in mind, we’re not members of the religious right, or a group of anti-Hollywood activists. We’re 20-year-old college males, and we like Britney. We really like Britney. […]

Stoner Troupe, the Super Troopers, chill with the Hatchet

On screen they like to cruise in impounded sports cars and screw with stoners’ heads. The stars of the new film Super Troopers (Fox Searchlight) are a rowdy bunch in the movies. Off screen, their antics, though not as dangerous, are certainly as rowdy. These aren’t your conventional comedy kings. Super Troopers is the creation […]

BAR BELLE: Mister Days

Originally Published 02/14/02 Mister Days Where: Clarendon, Va. Food: yup Dancing: yup Pluses: No cover Minuses: A lot of older people The Bar Belle has heard people talking. yes, she has heard the criticism about her choice of bars. Her advice? Don’t knock it ’til you’ve tried it. Also, there has been much speculation as […]

Flamenco festival proves to be a fiery exchange

The red spotlight burns and a distinct aura of passion fills the stage, lit like a fuse. A building eruption waiting for release. In rapid succession comes a disciplined clapping and, with the utterance of a single chant, the stage explodes giving birth to a language of its own. The dance speaks for itself, telling […]