Friday, October 13, 2000

Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.

The Daily Gazette

Friday, October 13, 2000
Volume 5, Number 25


EDITOR’S NOTE:

The Daily Gazette will take a break this week as the editors contemplate the meaning of life. The Gazette will return from Fall Break on Monday, October 23. While we’re gone, check out real-time news and weather reports – updated as it happens – on the Daily Gazette web site at
http://www.sccs.swarthmore.edu/org/daily

NEWS IN BRIEF

1) World news roundup
2) Campus events for the week

SPORTS IN BRIEF

1) Field hockey defeats Washington College
2) Women’s soccer falls to Shorewomen
3) World sports roundup
4) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests

WEATHER FORECAST

Today: Sunny. Highs in the mid 70s.
Why should you read the Daily Gazette?

Tonight: Clear. Lows in the lower 50s.
3. It’s not the Phoenix.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s.
2. No free pizza means no calories.

Sunday: Mostly clear. Highs in the mid 70s.
1. Oops, too late. You already are!

TODAY’S SHARPLES MENU

Lunch: Beef with broccoli, jasmine rice, *three bean casserole, eggplant creole, veggie blend, fortune cookies
**Wrap bar

Dinner: Tandori chicken, oven roasted potatoes, *tabouleh, baby carrots, peas
**Pizza bar

NEWS REPORT

1) World news roundup

Middle East conflict escalated as Israeli helicopters attacked the main compound of the Palestinian security forces in retaliation for the mutilation of three Israeli soldiers by a mob of enraged Palestinians. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged about 380 points yesterday while Nasdaq recorded its lowest close this year in response to the escalating violence in the Middle East.

Suicide bombers in a small boat ripped a large hole in USS Cole at a refueling stop in a Yemeni harbor. The blast killed six sailors, injured 35 and left 11 missing.

Gao Xingjian, a self-exiled Chinese author was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature. He is the first Chinese to win the award in its 100-year history.

2) Campus events

Friday

Shabbat Services and Dinner
Bond Memorial Hall, 5:00 p.m.

International Club Movie Night
Kohlberg 116, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday

Global Peace Walk 2000 Spiritual Environmental Gathering
Amphitheatre, 5 p.m.

SPORTS UPDATE

1) Field hockey defeats Washington College

The field hockey defeated Washington yesterday by a score of 2-0. Katie Tarr ’02 netted the first goal and Kim Cariello ’02 put home the second to secure the win. Meanwhile, on the other end of the field, expert net-minder Kate Nelson-Lee ’03 worked the shutout with 13 saves. Swarthmore improves to 9-4 overall, and 5-2 in the Centennial Conference.

2) Women’s soccer falls to Shorewomen

The Washington College Shorewomen defeated the women’s soccer team 4-3 yesterday. The Garnet Tide got off to a fast start when Jackie Kahn ’04 and Sarah Jay ’01 scored two goals in the first half. Swarthmore struck again in the second half with a goal from EB Fortier ’03, but it was to no avail as the opposition scored the last goal. The loss brings the Garnet’s record to 1-5 in Centennial Conference play, 4-8 overall.

3) World sports roundup

Dallas Stars led a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers last night as Brett Hull scored twice to pass Mario Lemieux on the NHL’s career goal list. …The Indiana Pacers lost another player when they discovered that Jalen Rose has a broken left wrist and could miss four to six weeks. …A jury awarded a female place-kicker $2 million in punitive damages yesterday, ruling that Duke University cut her from the football team solely because of her gender.

4) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests

Friday

No contests scheduled for Friday.

Saturday

Women’s cross country at Allentown Invite, 10:30 a.m.
Women’s rugby at Princeton, 11:00 a.m.
Men’s cross country at Allentown Invite, 11:15 a.m.
Women’s soccer at Franklin & Marshall, 12:00 p.m.
Field hockey hosts Neumann, 1:00 p.m.
Men’s soccer hosts Gettysburg, 2:00 p.m.
Volleyball at Smith, TBA

Sunday

Volleyball at Smith, TBA

Tuesday

Field hockey at Bryn Mawr, 4:00 p.m.

Volleyball hosts Wilmington, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday

Women’s soccer hosts Muhlenberg, 4:00 p.m.

Thursday

Field hockey at Rowan, 4:30 p.m.
Women’s tennis at National ITA, TBA

Friday

Men’s tennis at National Rolex, TBA
Women’s tennis at National ITA, TBA

Saturday

Women’s cross country at Vassar, 11:00 a.m.
Football at Dickinson, 1:00 p.m.
Women’s soccer at Gettysburg, 1:00 p.m.
Men’s soccer Franklin & Marshall, 2:00 p.m.
Men’s tennis at National Rolex, TBA

Sunday

Men’s tennis at National Rolex, TBA

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“If you can’t convince them, confuse them.” – Harry S. Truman