Wednesday, December 1, 1999

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The Daily Gazette

Swarthmore College
Wednesday, December 1, 1999
Volume 4, Number 53

NEWS IN BRIEF

1) World news roundup

2) Campus events

SPORTS IN BRIEF

1) Women’s b-ball trounces Bryn Mawr

2) World sports roundup

3) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests

WEATHER FORECAST

Today: Mostly sunny and windy. Highs in the mid 30s.
 So what’s worse – the end of the fall semester, when it gets friggin’
cold just when finals loom…

Tonight: Clear. Lows in the low 20s.
 Or the end of the spring semester, when it starts to get really nice out
just when you don’t want to have to study for finals?  

Tomorrow: Not AS cold. Highs in the mid 40s.
 Right, I’ll ask again in May.

NEWS REPORT

1) World news roundup

Downtown Seattle was placed under a curfew Tuesday night after protesters
launched an often violent assault and caused the postponement of the
opening of a major international trade conference. The National Guard was
called in after police tried to quell the crowd with tear gas, pepper spray
and rubber bullets. …Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl admitted
Tuesday that he had used money from secret bank accounts to help nearby
branches of his Christian Democratic Union party. …Hillary Clinton
blasted NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani’s policy of arresting homeless people who
refuse shelter. She didn’t mention the mayor by name, but spoke clearly of
his policies, which she thought were less humane to the less fortunate New
Yorkers. …

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2) Campus events

Open House Reception for Sharmaine Bradham, Equal Opportunity Officer
Parrish Parlor – West, 2:00 p.m.

Science Center Project, Presentation of Final Two Designs to Faculty
Scheuer Room, 4:15 p.m.

Group Meditation (All Faiths Welcome)
Bond 2nd floor, 4:30 p.m.

English Department Graduate School Info Meeting
LPAC 301, 7:00 p.m.

Science Center Project, Presentation of Final Two Designs to Students
Kohlberg Commons, 9:30 p.m.

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

SOCA Meeting
Kohlberg 115, 10:00 p.m.

Amnesty International Meeting
Kohlberg 116, 10:00 p.m.

SHIP End of Semester Study Break
Parrish Commons, 10:00 p.m.

All-Campus Study Break
Parrish Parlor – East, 10:00 p.m.

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SPORTS UPDATE

1) Women’s b-ball trounces Bryn Mawr

The Women’s basketball team travelled to Bryn Mawr for a non-Conference
game Tuesday night. The Garnet jumped out to a 43-12 halftime lead, and
finished with a 35-6 second period to win the game handily, 78-18. Heather
Kile ’02 and Sarah Tufano ’03 led the way with 16 points apiece. Kile added
11 rebounds for her 13th consecutive double-double. Emily Gray ’02 and
Christina Ciambriello ’02 contributed nine points each, and Ciambriello
added six steals. The win brings the team’s record to 3-1, 1-0.

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2) World sports roundup

No. 15 Duke overcame a tough challenge from No. 16 Iowa to win 72-69 in the
ACC/Big Ten Challenge. …A landslide vote of major league baseball umpires
has ousted Richie Phillips as head of the umpires’ union. …Rockets’
center Hakeem Olajuwon will miss 4-6 weeks after hernia surgery. …Tiger
Woods was voted PGA Tour Player of the Year by his peers. …Lakers beat
Seattle, 101-77.

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3) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests

TODAY
There are no contests scheduled for today.

TOMORROW
There are no contests scheduled for tomorrow.

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Quote of the day: “If there are no stupid questions, then what kind of
questions do stupid people ask? Do they get smart just in time to ask
questions?” — Scott Adams

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