February 9, 2004

Volume 100, Issue 42

Stories from the February 9, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet.

Romance is the word for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day was so much simpler in elementary school. Everyone received cheap, paper Valentine’s valentine’s with the cartoon characters on themsuch as Scooby Doo or Mickey Mouse, and nobody felt left out. And the most intimate messages came in the form of candy hearts reading, “Be Mine” or “Kisses XOXO.” So when did the holiday […]

Talking ’bout a TiVo-lution

Imagine you were unlucky enough to be in the bathroom during the Superbowl halftime show and missed Janet Jackson’s “wardrobe malfunction.” You would be absolutely devastated that you missed this legendary moment in television history; that is, unless you have TiVo – the digital VCR-like box that lets you pause live television. All you have […]

Rams get Popped

In the GW men’s basketball team’s 82-74 victory over Rhode Island Saturday, sophomore forward Pops Mensah-Bonsu had one of his best all-around games as a Colonial, setting new career highs with 25 points and 12 rebounds. But as usual, it was not the numbers but rather his acrobatic dunks that stood out. Mensah-Bonsu’s reverse alley-oop […]

D.C. women’s shelters provide for those in need

In the United States, a rape occurs every five minutes; every nine seconds a woman is physically abused; and nearly 500,000 women are homeless. Although efforts have been made to curb these numbers, they remain extraordinarily high nationwide, both within major urban centers and in rural towns. By age 18, nearly one out of every […]

Gymnastics edges W&M

The GW gymnastics team edged out a narrow victory over the College of William and Mary Sunday evening, 194.100-193.150. William and Mary sophomore Brittany Gibbs turned in the best individual performance of the night, placing first on the vault, uneven bars and balance beam and breaking two school records in the process. But the Colonials […]