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Does anyone know if there's a way to get rid of the GUI in Mavericks? (Or at least disable it?)
Yes - you can simply log in to a console on OS X.
You mean that you want to boot into a Terminal view instead of the OS X graphical view?
If so, by using the key combination of Command+s just after the startup sound, you can boot into single user mode which is just a command line screen.