Wednesday, November 3, 1999

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The Daily Gazette

Swarthmore College
Wednesday, November 3, 1999
Volume 4, Number 33

NEWS IN BRIEF

1) Swarthmore Debate Team places well

2) World news roundup

3) Campus events

SPORTS IN BRIEF

1) Women’s soccer closes out season with a win

2) World sports roundup

WEATHER FORECAST

Today: *&%$ing cold. Highs in the mid 40s.
 Just don’t go outside – it isn’t worth it.

Tonight: Chance of *&%$ing snow. Lows in the low 30s.
 Don’t worry about your classes – no one will be there.

Tomorrow: Rain or wet snow. Highs in the high 40s.
 Profs get the Gazette too – they’ll listen to me.

NEWS REPORT

1) Swarthmore Debate Team places well

The Swarthmore Amos J. Peaslee Debate Team travelled to Columbia
University for one of the largest debate tournaments of the year. The team
of Allan Friedman ’02/Marvin Barron ’02 finished as the 9th place team in a
tournament of well over 100 teams from Bates, U.VA, and Stanford. In
addition, Barron finished as the number one novice at the entire
tournament, beating out well over 100 other first-year debaters. As a
result, Barron is currently ranked in the top five novice debaters in the
United States.

*****

2) World news roundup

Democrat John Street won the hotly contested Philadelphia Mayoral race,
narrowly defeating Republican Sam Katz. …The suspect in Hawaii’s worst
mass-murder surrendered Tuesday to killing seven of his co-workers at the
Xerox-Corp plant where he worked. …The Oslo summit between Israeli and
Palestinian leaders is progress, according to Middle Eastern countries, but
they warn many long, hard negotiations lie ahead. …Fidel Castro unleashed
a rare televised attack on the US Diplomatic Mission in Havana and
dissidents who he claim are preparing to use an upcoming international
summit to voice their opposition to Cuba’s Communist practices.

*****

3) Campus events

Group Meditation (All Faiths Welcome)
Bond 2nd floor, 4:30pm

Film Society Screening
DuPont 161, 10:00 p.m.

*****

SPORTS UPDATE

1) Women’s soccer closes out season with a win

The women’s soccer team defeated Bryn Mawr Monday 2-1, in the last game of
the season. Goals were scored by E.B. Fortier ’03 off of a corner kick in
the first half, and by Heather Marandola ’01 in the second half. The team
finishes the season with a 7-12 record overall, 2-8 in the Centennial
Conference.

*****

2) World sports roundup

Ken Griffey Jr. demanded a trade from the Seattle Mariners Tuesday, saying
he wants to play for a team closer to his home in Orlando, Florida. …The
Texas Rangers traded slugger Juan Gonzalez to the Detroit Tigers in a
nine-player deal. …The NBA season started Tuesday night, highlighted by
Miami’s double-overtime 128-122 win over Detroit, overcoming 41 points from
Grant Hill.

*****
Quote of the day: “When I give a lecture, I accept that people look at
their watches, but what I do not tolerate is when they look at it and raise
it to their ear to find out if it stopped.” — Marcel Achard

*****

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