Wednesday, April 28, 1999

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The Daily Gazette

Swarthmore College
Wednesday, April 28, 1999
Volume 3, Number 121

NEWS IN BRIEF

1) World news roundup

2) Campus events

SPORTS IN BRIEF

1) Yesterday’s results

2) World sports roundup

3) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests

WEATHER FORECAST

Today: Partly cloudy. High in the low 60s.
       Sometimes I wonder if the weather report is the only part of the
Daily Gazette that people actually read.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 40s.
       Then I wonder if people read these witty little comments under
the forecasts, or if they only care about the numbers.

Tomorrow: Partly cloudy. High in the low 60s.
       I guess if you’re reading this, you care. Thanks.

NEWS REPORT

1) World news roundup

US AND RUSSIA DISCUSS KOSOVO; CHERNOBYL VIRUS HITS ASIA

Representatives of the U.S. and Russia met yesterday in Moscow to
discuss the conflict in Kosovo.  They shared concerns over Kosavar
refugees, who are fleeing into Macedonia as overcrowded U.N. camps are
forced to turn them away. …Thousands of computers crashed in the Middle East
and Asia as a result of infection from the Chernobyl virus, officials reported
yesterday. The virus, which struck on Monday, erases computers’ hard drives
and prevents them from restarting. …At least 35 people were killed and 42
injured in Jhukia, India, when a bus carrying wedding guests crashed into a
train yesterday. …Investigators of the shooting rampage at Columbine High
School reported that they believe several of the guns used were purchased by
the 18-year-old girlfriend of one of the shooters.

*****

2) Campus events

Chiapas Media Project Film Showing; Talk by Emilio Sanchez, filmmaker
from Morelia, Chiapas
LPAC Cinema 4:15 p.m.

Swarthmore College Chamber Wind Ensemble, Michael Johns, Conductor
Lang Concert Hall, 4:30 p.m.

Small Discussion Group for Queer and Questioning Students
IC SQU Room, 9:00 p.m.

Swarthmore Queer Union Weekly Meeting
IC Big Room, 10:00 p.m.

Movie Joy Evening
Kohlberg 115, 10:00 p.m.

Earthlust Weekly Environmental Evening
Parrish Parlors, 10:00 p.m.

Two-Fisted Features Showing
Kirby Lecture Hall, 10:30 p.m.

*****

SPORTS UPDATE

1) Yesterday’s results

The Garnet Women’s lacrosse team overcame a 7-3 first half deficit to
defeat Haverford 14-13 yesterday in Centennial Conference play.

The men’s baseball team fell 15-2 to Ursinus yesterday.  The team drops
to 9-17 on the season.

Softball lost to Widener 8-1.

The golf match at Philadelphia Textile was cancelled.  The team finishes
the season at 10-2.

*****

2) World sports roundup

INAPPROPRIATE REMARKS AFFECT BOTH NHL PLAYOFFS, OWNER OF UTAH JAZZ

Slur accusation mars NHL playoffs as Philadelphia Flyer Sandy McCarthy
accuses Toronto’s Tie Domi of using a racial slur about his black
heritage in a playoff game. …Miami Heat center Alonzo Mourning misses
a game to have his injured right eye examined. …Penny Hardaway to keep
playing for the Orlando Magic despite a ligament tear in his right
wrist. …Larry Miller, owner of the Utah Jazz, fined $10,000 by the NBA
for inappropriate comments to Portland Trail Blazers guard Greg Anthony
in a heated 96-85 victory Friday.

*****

3) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests

TODAY
No contests are scheduled for today

TOMORROW
Men’s tennis travels to Bloomsburg for a 3:30 p.m. match    

*****

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