Friday, April 9, 1999

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The Daily Gazette

Swarthmore College
Friday, April 9, 1999
Volume 3, Number 108


1) World news roundup

2) Campus events


1) Golf still going strong

2) Women’s lacrosse suffers defeat

3) World sports roundup

4) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests


Today: It’s gonna rain – get ready. Highs in the mid 50s.
 If you’re hosting male specs…

Tonight: Cloudy, clearing after midnight. Lows around 40.
 And planning on taking them to a party Saturday night…

Tomorrow: Mostly sunny. Highs near 60.
 Don’t tell them about the new invention for Swat women…

Sunday: Chance of showers and a thunderstorm. Highs in the low 60’s.
 Introducing the new WonderZap Zippo Bra – they’ll never know what hit ’em.


1) World news roundup


It appears that Kosovo refugees are no longer being permitted to cross over
into Albania and Macedonia, as Serb forces were observed lining the inside
border with what appear to be landmines. The U.N.’s refugee program
director said Thursday that she is, “Very, very worried” about the welfare
and fate of the thousands of Kosovar refugees. Meanwhile, NATO has admitted
that the bombing of Serbian military targets in Yugoslavia has increased,
but denied responsibility for what has been termed “widespread” civilian


More trade relations agreements have been announced from the meetings of
President Bill Clinton and Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji Thursday. Differences
still remain, however, in areas of human rights which have plagued US-China
relations in the past. …A generator inside a coal-fired power plant in
Tampa, Florida killed two and injured 50 when it exploded Thursday.


2) Campus events


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

Spanish Table
Sharples Room 5, 12:30 p.m.

Senior Speak Off
LPAC Cinema, 1:00 p.m.

Movie: “So I Married an Axe Murderer”
DuPont 161, 7:30 and 10:00 p.m.

Demonstration of Yukata, Japanese Traditional Clothing
Lang Concert Hall, 7:30 p.m.

Spring Night of Scenes
ML Dead Dog Cafe, 8:00 p.m.

The Swarthmore College Wind Ensemble,
Michael Johns, conductor

Aristophanes’ “Knights” directed by Simon Harding
Frear Ensemble Theatre, 8:00 p.m.

SOCA Party
Tarble All Campus Space, 10:00 p.m.


GRE Test
DuPont 161, 8:00 a.m.

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

“Los Cueros” Student Latin Band
Fragrance Garden, 3:00 p.m.

African Cultural and Fashion Show
Upper Tarble, 6:00 p.m.

“Dance ’til You Drop” Movie Night
Kohlberg 115, 6:00 p.m.

Movie: “Silence of the Lambs”
DuPont 161, 7:30 and 10:00 p.m.

Spring Night of Scenes
ML Dead Dog Cafe, 8:00 p.m.

The Swarthmore College Orchestra
Lang Concert Hall, 8:00 p.m.

Aristophanes’ “Knights,” directed by Simon Harding
Frear Ensemble Theatre, 8:00 p.m.

Swing Dance
Tarble All Campus Space, 10:00 p.m.

All Campus Study Break
Parrish Parlors, 10:00 p.m.


Aristophanes’ “Knights,” directed by Simon Harding
Frear Ensemble Theatre, 8:00 p.m.

Common Speaking Writing Workshop for Women
Kohlberg 116, 4:00 p.m.

Ken Zuckerman, Sarod: A Concert of North Indian Classical Music
Lang Concert Hall, 7:00 p.m.

Film Showing: “What’s Love Got to Do With It?”
Trotter 303, 8:00 p.m.

Mertz 2nd floor lounge, 8:30 p.m.

Greatest Movie Countdown: “Lawrence of Arabia”
ML Lounge, 10:00 p.m.



1) Golf still going strong

At yesterday’s Moravian Invitational, the Garnet golfers finished 14th out
of 21 teams with a 353. Matt Kaufman ’01 shot an 81 to lead the squad. The
team’s record remains at 5-1.


2) Women’s lacrosse suffers defeat

Women’s lacrosse, playing the #1-ranked College of New Jersey yesterday,
was overwhelmed by the their opponents and lost 19-3. Their record is now
4-4, 1-2.


3) World sports roundup

The Masters is under way, but rains halted Thursday’s play as a dozen
players, including favorite David Duval, stand with first round holes left
to play.  Before the deluge, however, most of the golfers managed to
complete the course at Augusta, with Davis Love III, Scott McCarron, and
little-known Brandel Chamblee sitting atop the leaderboard after posting
first round 3-under 69’s. …Hank Aaron was honored in Atlanta Thursday in
commemoration of the 25th anniversary of his breaking Babe Ruth’s career
home run record by hitting his 715th. …Angel’s slugger Mo Vaughn will be
out at least two weeks after suffering a sprained ankle.


4) Today’s and this weekend’s contests

Baseball hosts Washington at 3:00 p.m.
Women’s tennis hosts F&M at 3:30 p.m.

Men’s tennis hosts Rochester at 12:00 p.m.
Softball hosts Dickinson in a doubleheader beginning at 1:00 p.m.
Women’s lacrosse hosts Gettysburg at 1:00 p.m.
Baseball visits Johns Hopkins for a doubleheader beginning at 1:00 p.m.
Track and field attends the Millersville Decathlon/Heptathlon

Men’s lacrosse visits West Point to play Bates at 12:00 p.m.


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