Tuesday, April 13, 1999

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The Daily Gazette

Swarthmore College
Tuesday, April 13, 1999
Volume 3, Number 110


1) Student council candidates

2) World news roundup

3) Campus events


1) Another win boosts golf’s record

2) World sports roundup

3) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests


Today: Sunny. High near 60.
A weather forecast is a powerful thing.

Tonight: Clear. Lows in the low 40s.
With just a few words and numbers, the forecaster predicts the

Tomorrow: Sunny. Highs nearing 70.
And is able to have a say in what a large number of people on this
campus choose to wear that day. The potential for abuse is astounding.


1) Student council candidates

Platforms in Friday, April 16 Phoenix.  Elections April 19-21 (Monday to
Wednesday) during Sharples lunch and dinner.

Board of Managers
Matt Schwartz ’01
Brandon Silverman ’02
Dima Shchelokov ’02

College Budget Committee
Marvin Barron ’02

Council on Educational Policy
Louisa Whitfield ’02

Curriculum Committee
Ryan Muldowney ’02
Aurelio Perez ’02

College Planning Committee
Nick Attanasio ’00

Appointments Chair
Kwabena Adu ’01
Dave Thomas ’02
Jon Bartner ’02
Tsong Lin ’00

Adam Kahn ‘01


2) World news roundup


The Pentagon confirmed Monday that the US could possibly send several hundred
warplanes to intensify attacks on Yugoslavia, in addition to the 82 new planes
approved by the Pentagon this weekend. …One such attack by NATO resulted in
ten deaths as a NATO missle struck the side of a Yugoslav train. …The US
reiterated its desire for all ‘key’ Serb forces to leave Kosovo as soon as a
settlement is reached, in order for peace to be secured.


President Clinton is in legal trouble once again.  He has been found guilty of
civil contempt by US District Judge Susan Webber Wright for what she called,
“willful failure” to obey orders to testify truthfully about his relations
Monica Lewinsky in the Paula Jones deposition. …46 people are missing in
appears to be a hijacking of a Colombian plane Monday.  A group of men thought
to be leftist rebels took control of the domestic Colombian flight and landed
in a remote airfield, where they unloaded the 41 passengers and five crew
members onto boats, the destination of which is thus far unknown.


3) Campus events

“Impact of Digital Technology on the Future of Libraries”
Scheuer Room, 9:00 a.m.

“Big Whales Keep on Turning: Adaptations for Maneuverability”
by Frank Fish, West Chester University
Kirby Lecture Hall, 4:00 p.m.

“Badlands, Cowboys, and Bridges”
by Philadelphia Inquirer Photographer Ron Tarver
Beardsley 316, 4:15 p.m.

Film Screening: “Eve’s Bayou”
LPAC Cinema, 7:00 p.m.

Sexual Assault in the Movies Film Series: “Fear”
Trotter 303, 8:00 p.m.

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



Note: The baseball game against Washington, originally postponed from
Friday to yesterday, has again been rescheduled. It will be played

1) Another win boosts golf’s record

Hosting Philadelphia Textile and the University of the Sciences yesterday, the
Garnet golfers were victorious (352) over both teams. Philadelphia Textile
in second, with 357, while the University of the Sciences was well behind with
414. Matt Kaufman ’01 shot an 80 for the medal. The team rises to 7-1 for the


2) World sports roundup


The New Jersey Devils attempted a team record 57 shots on goal, but NY
Islanders goalie Felix Potvin turned back 55 of them, as the Isles beat the
Devils 4-2 Monday night.  The 55 saves is an NHL season high for Potvin.
…Toronto outrebounded Indiana 52-38, but the Pacers pulled out the win over
the Raptors, 109-99, behind four players in double figures, led by Dale Davis’
21 points. …Preliminary talks between the Fox group and the NFL have the Los
Angeles Dodgers moving to a brand new stadium to be built next to the LA
Coliseum.  Both groups declined comment.


3) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests

Baseball hosts Franklin & Marshall at 3:00 p.m.
Softball hosts Muhlenberg in a doubleheader beginning at 3:00 p.m.
Men’s tennis visits the College of New Jersey at 3:00 p.m.
Women’s tennis hosts Muhlenberg at 3:30 p.m.
Women’s lacrosse visits Muhlenberg at 7:00 p.m.

Baseball hosts Washington at 3:30 p.m.
Men’s lacrosse hosts Franklin & Marshall at 4:00 p.m.


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