Monday, November 15, 1999

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The Daily Gazette

Swarthmore College
Monday, November 15, 1999
Volume 4, Number 41


1) World news roundup

2) Campus events


1) 2 cross-country runners to go to NCAA championships

2) Football ends season against Washington & Lee

3) Swimming takes on Franklin & Marshall

4) World sports roundup

5) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests


Today: Partly cloudy. High in the upper 40s.
    Courtesy of, a bit of news that was fresh about 20 years ago:

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low in the mid 30s.
    “Images reflected by the media can often amount to a very unhealthy
looking glass for young women….[A new study] found teen-age body image
to be greatly influenced by what they see on television and in movies and

Tomorrow: Partly cloudy. High in the mid 40s.
     No kidding…


1) World news roundup

A preliminary review of EgyptAir Flight 990’s cockpit voice recorder has
failed to prove one way or the other what caused the flight’s crash over
the Atlantic Ocean two weeks ago. While more work remains to be
done, there has been no evidence of criminal activity. …This
week could bring a final federal budget deal as the fiscal year enters its
seventh week without a federal budget. …European and Latin American
heads of state met in Cuba for summit that could boost the country’s
international profile. Cuban dissidents took part in unprecedented
meetings with high-ranking Latin American officials, while leaders of
Nicaragua, Costa Rica and El Salvador boycott the meeting in protest of
Cuba’s human rights record. …Barak and Arafat failed to end the dispute
of Israel’s planned handover of more West Bank land on Monday. The Israeli
army is ready to carry out as planned, but it may be delayed.


2) Campus events

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

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

“Kabbalah and Philosophy” by Professor Moshe Idel, Hebrew University in
Scheuer Room, 4:30 p.m.

“The Tibetan Book of the Dead: How to Have A Good Death” by Dan Cozort,
Associate Professor of Religion, Dickinson College
McCabe Lobby, 4:30 p.m.

Easton Consultants
Bond Memorial Hall, 7:00 p.m.

Friends of Survivors Discussion and Organizational Meeting
Parrish Parlor East, 7:00 p.m.

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

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

SWIL Movie: “Solaris”
Kirby Lecture Hall, 10:00 p.m.



1) 2 cross-country runners to go to NCAA Championships

At the NCAA Mideast Regional Cross-Country championships this weekend,
Liam O’Neill ’00 and Joko Agunloye ’01 both placed second in their races
and will head to the NCAA Championships next weekend. The men’s team
placed 6 out of 30 teams, and Marc Jeuland ’01 came in 14th.


2) Football ends season against Washington & Lee

The football team fell 40-13 to Washington & Lee Saturday, finishing up
the Garnet’s season. Washington and Lee jumped out to a 28-0 lead
at the half, but the Garnet didn’t manage to catch up. The team ended the
season 1-8.


3) Swimming teams take on Franklin & Marshall

The women’s swim team defeated Franklin & Marshall 119-86 Saturday,
bringing the team’s record to 2-0 overall and in the Centennial
Conference. The men fell to F&M 1332-69, and are 1-1 overall and in the


4) World sports roundup

Jarrett wins NASCAR Winston Cup; Stewart wins for third time in his rookie
season. …Pak wins LPGA Tour Championship in a dramatic conclusion to one
of the best LPGA seasons this decade. …Wisconsin’s Dayne breaks the NCAA
career rushing record as Badgers clinch second straight Rose Bowl berth.


5) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests

No contests scheduled for today.

No contests scheduled for tomorrow.


Quote of the day:
“Nothing risque, nothing gained.” — Alexander Woollcott


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