Tuesday, September 28, 1999

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The Daily Gazette

Swarthmore College
Tuesday, September 28, 1999
Volume 4, Number 12


1) World news roundup

2) Campus events


1) Women’s rugby now 3-0

2) World sports roundup

3) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests


Today: Scattered showers. High in the mid 70s.
    The new network of paths crisscrossing all over Parrish Beach is a
little strange.

Tonight: Rain. Low around 60.
    I think all those construction workers were just playing a mean game
of connect-the-dots across the lawn.

Tomorrow: Clouds to rain. High in the mid 70s.
    Although it is somehow comforting to know that if I wanted to walk
from, say, the third tree on Magill walk to, say, the side entrance to the
belltower, I could do so without ever touching the grass…


1) World news roundup

U.N. forces raid militia stronghold in East Timor, recovering weapons
cache. …Refugees in Chechnya flee Russian aircraft strikes; at least
seven are dead. …Pinochet’s lawyers say he isn’t behind human rights
abuses. …1999 has been the busiest year for executions in the U.S. in
this half-century. …European court rules that Britain violated the
rights of homosexuals dismissed from the military. …GOP prepares to
introduce legislation that would increase access to health care.


2) Campus events

Physics and Astronomy Colloquium
Dupont 139, 4:00 p.m.

“Women’s Rights, Race, and Imperialism: the Racial Origins of U.S.
Feminism”, by Louise Newman, University of Florida
Scheuer Room, 4:15 p.m.

“A Critic Looks at War” lecture by Samuel Hynes, Woodrow Wilson Professor
of Literature Emeritus, Princeton University
McCabe lobby, 4:15 p.m.

Falun Gong Introductory Seminar, Session 7
Bond 2nd floor, 7:30 p.m.

Swarthbucklers Fencing Practice
Upper Tarble, 7:30 p.m.

All-Campus discussion of safety issues
Parrish Parlors, 8 p.m.

Peace Corps Information Session
Bond Memorial Hall, 8:00 p.m.

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



1) Women’s rugby now 3-0

The Women’s rugby team continued its streak Saturday, beating Lehigh
Valley (a club team) 3-0.  Rhiana Swartz ’00  hit the penalty kick.
B-side played Drexel’s A-side and lost 0-15.


2) World sports roundup

British media attacks celebration of “ugly Americans” after Ryder Cup.
…Red Sox clinch tie for AL wild card. …Reds tie for NL Central lead
while McGwire ties Sosa. …Police say Dolphins’ Underwood’s stab wounds


3) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests

Women’s soccer v. Johns Hopkins at 4:00 p.m.

Men’s soccer v. Ursinus at 4:00 p.m.


Quote of the day:
“Your reason and your passion are the rudder and the sails of your
seafaring soul.” — Kahlil Gibran


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