Tuesday, April 6, 1999

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The Daily Gazette

Swarthmore College
Tuesday, April 6, 1999
Volume 3, Number 105

NEWS IN BRIEF

1) World news roundup

2) Campus events

SPORTS IN BRIEF

1) Baseball falls to Widener

2) Golf wins quadruple match

3) Women’s tennis victorious over Bryn Mawr

4) World sports roundup

5) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests

WEATHER FORECAST

Today: Partly cloudy. High in the low 60s.
 So next semester’s course and seminar schedule is now available.

Tonight: Cloudy. Low around 50.
 Now, not only can we be stressed about this semester’s classes…

Tomorrow: Cloudy, with morning rain. High in the upper 60s.
 But we can start getting stressed about next semester, too!

NEWS REPORT

1) World news roundup

CLINTON, MILOSEVIC REFUSE TO BACK DOWN; STOCK MARKET KEEPS GOING UP…

Clear skies allowed NATO to step up its bombing of Serbian ground forces in
Kosovo and military targets throughout Yugoslavia. Yugoslav officials claim
that a bomb landed in a residential area of Aleksinac, killing five and
wounding at least 30. Both Milosevic and Clinton reaffirmed that they will
not back down first. …The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record
10,007.33 today. The Nasdaq and S&P also closed at new highs. …Russell
Henderson, one of the suspects in the kidnapping and death of Matthew
Shepard, pleaded guilty yesterday and was sentenced to two life terms.
…Moammar Gadhafi of Libya handed over two men suspected of bombing Pan Am
flight 103, which exploded over Scotland in 1988, killing 270 people.
…The Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 decision that the personal belongings
of passengers can be searched after a routine traffic stop if police have
reason to believe they are carrying illegal contraband.

*****

2) Campus events

Passover Co-op
Lodge Five, 7:00 a.m.- 8 p.m.

African Exhibition
Parrish Parlor – West, 10:00 a.m.

“Where are the Hypertexts?”
by Mark Bernstein, Chief Scientist, Eastgate Press
Scheuer Room, 4:00 p.m.

Poetry Reading and Reception, Nuala ni Dhomnial
McCabe Lobby, 4:30 p.m.

Passover Dinner
Bond Memorial Hall, 6:00 p.m.

Talk by Antje Matthews
Scheuer Room, 7:00 p.m.

Marshall Scholarship Workshop (for current juniors)
With Ted Abel ’88 and Gil Stott
Kohlberg 202, 7:00 p.m.

Film Screening: “JFK”
LPAC Cinema, 7:00 p.m.

How to Make the Most of Your Internship/Summer Job
Kohlberg 116, 8:45 p.m.

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

*****

SPORTS UPDATE

1) Baseball falls to Widener

The baseball team lost to the Widener Pioneers 7-2 yesterday in a game
postponed from last week. The team’s record now stands at 6-9 overall.

*****

2) Golf wins quadruple match

The golf team rose to the challenge of a quadruple match yesterday, winning
with 343 over Drexel University (350), Haverford College (397), and Neumann
College (425). Both James Dolan ’02 and Matt Kaufman ’01 shot 79. The team
advances to a record of 5-1 on the season.

*****

3) Women’s tennis victorious over Bryn Mawr

At their away match against Bryn Mawr yesterday, the women’s tennis team
was victorious by 5-4, bringing their season record to 5-3 (4-1 in the
Centennial Conference). Singles players Jen Pao ’01, Fran Simonds ’02, and
Wendy Kemp ’99 all won their matches, as did the doubles teams of Pao and
Louisa Egan ’02 and Laura Brown ’00 and Simonds.

*****

4) World sports roundup

BASEBALL IS BACK WITH A VENGEANCE…

Mark McGwire started the 1999 baseball season off with a bang, hitting his
first home run of the season in the Cardinals’ 10-8 loss to Milwaukee. Ken
Griffey Jr. also homered in Seattle. …Kevin Brown and Randy Johnson, two
big name pitchers who scored big money in the offseason, both lost their
Opening Day starts.  Johnson’s game turned out to be the best of the day,
as Raul Mondesi hit two home runs to help the Dodgers over the Diamondbacks
8-6. …In less pleasant baseball news, Hall of Famer Early Wynn, 79, died
Monday of complications from a stroke.

*****

5) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests

TODAY
Softball visits Washington for a double header at 2:30 p.m.
Baseball visits Washington at 3:30 p.m.
Women’s lacrosse hosts Ursinus at 4:00 p.m.

TOMORROW
Women’s tennis hosts Gettysburg at 3:30 p.m.

*****

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