Monday, November 1, 1999

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The Daily Gazette

Swarthmore College
Monday, November 1, 1999
Volume 4, Number 31


1) World news roundup

2) Campus events


1) Football suffers heartbreaker at F&M

2) Cross-country competes in Centennial Conference Championship

3) World sports roundup

4) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests


Today: Partly cloudy. High in the low 70s.
    I assume everyone was extraordinarly grateful for the end of Daylight
Savings Time last night…

Tonight: Cloudy. Low in the mid 50s.
    The only problem is that when the extra hour comes on the Saturday
night that is being celebrated as Halloween, no one’s getting any extra
sleep at all…

Tomorrow: Breezy, with showers. High in the mid 50s.


1) World news roundup

Investigation into Sunday’s EgyptAir crash begins; Coast Guard ships are
expected to comb the Atlantic Ocean southeast of Nantucket
in hopes that any of the 217 people on board the New York-to-Cairo flight
could have survived. …Armenia buries shooting victims, turns to
rebuilding government shattered by the assassinations of two of its top
three figures. …Relief trucks for India cyclone victims stalled by
weather while angry villagers beg for food; officials fear the death toll
could reach the hundreds and that storm damage could set the region back
20 years. …According to FBI report, the threat of millennium violence is
“very real”; in other millennium news, Srilankan Airlines decide not to
fly the night of December 31.


2) Campus events

All Women Over Lunch
PACES, 12:15 p.m.

Georgetown Information Session
Bond Memorial Hall, 3:00 p.m.

Chemistry Colloquium
Kohlberg 115, 4:30 p.m.

Independent Educational Services Information Session
Kohlberg 115, 7:00 p.m.

Economic Resource Group
Bond Memorial Hall, 7:30 p.m.

Empty the Shelters Meeting
Kohlberg 228, 9:00 p.m.

Wharton, 9:00 p.m.

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

SWIL Movie: Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Kirby Lecture Hall, 10:00 p.m.



1) Football suffers heartbreaker at F&M

The football team suffered a heartbreaking 17-15 loss to Franklin and
Marshall on Saturday. F&M took a 17-6 halftime lead, which the Garnet
managed to cut down to 17-15 with a 1-yd. run by Scott Murray. The
two-point conversion failed, leaving F&M ahead. Swat has now lost 29
straight games in the Centennial Conference is currently 0-6 in the
conference and 1-6 on the season.


2) Cross-country competes in Centennial Conference Championships

At the Centennial Conference Championship on Saturday, Joko Agunloye ’01
won the women’s race and was named the Centennial Conference Cross-Country
Runner of the year. Alissa Parmelee finished in 22nd place And Karen Lloyd
in 24th. On the men’s side, Liam O’Neill ’00 finished in second place,
followed by Marc Jeuland ’01 in ninth place, Sam Evans in 19th and Jeff
Doyon in 20th. The women palced sixth out of 10 teams, and the men placed
third out of nine.


3) World sports roundup

Woods wins Tour Championships for third straight victory. …Cleveland
Browns earn their first win, a 21-16 victory of New Orleans. …Moore
killed in Marlboro 500 crash. …Vikings regain .500 record with
last-second 23-20 win over Broncos.


4) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests

Women’s soccer v. Bryn Mawr, 2:30 p.m.

No contests scheduled for tomorrow.


Quote of the day:
“It’s a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.” — Albert


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