Monday, March 15, 1999

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The Daily Gazette

Swarthmore College
Monday, March 15, 1999
Volume 3, Number 89

NEWS IN BRIEF

1) PACES menu for this week

2) World news roundup

3) Campus events

SPORTS IN BRIEF

1) World sports roundup

2) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests

WEATHER FORECAST

Today:  Rain and sleet tapering to flurries.  High around 40.
       So it actually snowed in Swarthmore…

Tonight:  Cloudy, windy and cold.  Lows in the low 20’s.
       I hope they took more pictures for the webpage and admissions booklets…

Tomorrow:  Mostly sunny.  High of 50.
  …and got in the anatomically correct snowman sitting outside McCabe…

NEWS REPORT

1) PACES menu for this week

This week’s specials:

Olive studded hearth rolls with roasted garlic cream cheese
Minestrone soup
Chicken dijionaise
Pile de meringue de pas – meringue topped with vanilla ice cream and
rasberry sauce
Pad thai

DESSERTS:

Monday
       Mocha cake with caramel spiced sauce
       Lemon tart
Tuesday
       Moosewood Ginger Apple Crisp
       Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
Wednesday
       Hot strawberry rhubarb cobbler with vanilla ice cream
       Chocolate caramel fudge cake

PACES will be open Monday through Wednesday.

*****

2) World news roundup

STORMS: LITERAL AND FIGURATIVE, PLUS NEWS FROM ISTANBUL (NOT
CONSTANTINOPLE)…

It dropped nearly two feet of snow on parts of Missouri and Oklahoma, and now the
dreaded late-winter storm is moving east.  Icy roads have already led to countless
accidents, coupled with injuries that have left police and fire rescue on full
alert. …Negotiators will take another stab at ending the year-long civil strife
that has plagued Kosovo when peace talks resume Monday. …Istanbul was the victim
of a bomb that killed one and injured five, a day after a firebomb attack killed 13.
Kurds deny any involvement. …Against a chorus of criticism from Republicans in
Congress, Clinton administration officials defended their investigation into alleged
Chinese spying at U.S. nuclear weapons labs.

*****

3) Campus events

Lenten Scripture Study
Bond Memorial Hall, 11:00 a.m.

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

“Performance Measurement of Interpreted Executions”
by Tia Newall, University of Wisconsin
Sproul 31A, 4:15 p.m.

Reading by Garrett Hongo, Poet and Memoirist
Kohlberg Scheuer Room, 8:00 p.m.

Open Meeting for Students, with the Commision on Higher Education of the Middle
States Association of Colleges and Schools.
Parrish Parlor – West, 8:00 p.m.

Chinese Film Series. “Chen Kaige: The Yellow Earth (Land)”
Kohlberg 115, 8:30 p.m.

Swing Practice
Upper Tarble, 9:30 p.m.

SWIL Movie: “E.T.”
Kirby Lecture Hall, 10:00 p.m.

*****

SPORTS UPDATE

1) World sports update

SWEET SIXTEEN SET FOR WEEKEND SHOWDOWNS…AND OTHER STUFF…

Kentucky stands alone as the only member of last year’s Final Four still remaining
in the NCAA tournament after escaping with a 92-88 overtime win over Kansas.  They
go on to the regionals to face Miami of Ohio, who knocked off No. 2 Utah 66-58.
Other key matchups include No. 1 Duke vs. Southwest Missouri State, who took care
of No. 4 Tennessee over the weekend, and Florida vs. Gonzaga, coming off their
upset win over No. 2 Stanford. …After a brief hiatus, controversy has returned to
the sport of boxing with the official announcement that Evander Holyfield and Lennox
Lewis have been ordered to fight a rematch of Saturday’s failed attempt to unify the
heaviweight titles within the next six months. …Citing personal reasons that have
yet to be disclosed, Dennis Rodman has taken an indefinite leave of absence from the
LA Lakers. Rodman had led the team to a 10 game winning streak upon joining them a
few weeks back.

*****

2) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests

TODAY
No contests are scheduled for today.

TOMORROW
Women’s lacrosse visits Widener at 4:00 p.m.
Baseball hosts Wesley at 3:15 p.m.
Softball visits Neumann at 3:00 p.m.

*****

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