Monday, October 19, 1998

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The Daily Gazette

Swarthmore College
Monday, October 19, 1998
Volume 3, Number 24

NEWS IN BRIEF

1)  World news roundup

2)  Campus events

SPORTS IN BRIEF

1)  Football loses to Muhlenberg

2)  Field hockey loses to Messiah in overtime

3)  Women’s cross country places 20th

4)  Men’s cross country places 16th

5)  Men’s soccer loses to Franklin and Marshall

6)  Volleyball defeated by Dickinson

7)  Today and tomorrow’s Contests

WEATHER FORECAST

TODAY:     Partly cloudy and breezy. High 70 to 75.
California dreaming…

TONIGHT:   Partly cloudy and cooler. Low in the mid to upper 40s.
…but here’s your Mid-Atlantic reality check.

TOMORROW:  Partly cloudy and windy. High in the mid 60s.
Remember “Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day”?

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NEWS REPORT

1)  World news roundup

FUEL EXPLOSION KILLS OVER 300 NIGERIANS

At least 300 people died yesterday at Apawor, Nigeria, when a leaking fuel
pipeline exploded. It killed hundreds of local residents who had been
gathering fuel from the pipeline. The company that owns the pipeline blames
saboteurs for the fuel leakage, but no group had claimed responsibility as
of this morning.

ISRAEL-PALESTINE NEGOTIATIONS EXTENDED

Negotiations between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and
Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat will continue today at the
Wye Plantation in Mayland. The leaders are attempting to negotiate an
agreement concerning Israeli withdrawal from parts of the West Bank.
Reportedly, Arafat wishes to discuss allegations concerning Palestinians
being held in Israeli jails, while Netanyahu’s concerns include
anti-Israeli terrorism.

IN OTHER NEWS…

Thousands of mourners attended vigils for Matthew Shepard, the gay
university student beaten to death last week… Australian volunteers saved
dozens of whales beached off Tasmania yesterday…A pipeline explosion
killed forty people in Columbia… The New York Yankees pulled to 2-0 in
the World Series yesterday with a 9-3 win over the San Diego Padres.

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2)  Campus events

All Women Over Lunch
PACES, 12:15 p.m.

Chemistry Colloquium
Dupont 139, 4:30 p.m.

Swing Practice
Tarble, 7:00 p.m.

SWIL: “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure”
Kirby, 10:00 p.m.

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SPORTS UPDATE

1)  Football loses to Muhlenberg

In a centennial conference contest, the Tide lost to the Muhlenberg Mules
41-6. Donovan Goodly ’02 ran for 62 yards, Scott Murray ’01 passed for 155
yards, and Mason Tootell ’99 caught a game high six passes for 49 yards.

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2)  Field hockey loses to Messiah in overtime

After recovering from a 2-0 nothing deficit to take the game into overtime,
the Garnet lost to the Messiah Falcons 3-2. Their record is now 9-4.

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3)  Women’s cross country places 20th

On Sunday the Tide traveled to Allentown to participate in the Allentown
Invitational, and came away with 20th place. Forty-six teams were
competing. Joko Agunloye ’01 finished 18th to lead the Tide.

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4)  Men’s cross country places 16th

Men’s Cross Country came away with a sixteenth place finish at the
Allentown Invitational. Marc Jeuland ’01 led the way with a 17th place
finish and Mark Neirman ’01 and Jeff Doyon ’00 also placed in the top 100.

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5)  Men’s soccer loses to Franklin and Marshall

Franklin & Marshall shut out the Garnet on Saturday, winning 3-0. Men’s
soccer’s record now stands at 3-11, and 0-4 in the Centennial Conference.

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6)  Volleyball defeated by Dickinson

Volleyball’s record is now 0-12 after losing last Tuesday to Dickinson 3-1
in a Centennial Conference game. Their record in the conference is now 0-6.

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7)  Today and tomorrow’s Contests

TODAY

No contests are scheduled for today

TOMORROW

No contests are scheduled for tomorrow

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