Wednesday, April 30, 2003

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The Daily Gazette
Swarthmore College
Wednesday, April 30, 2003
Volume 7, Number 133


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NEWS IN BRIEF

1) Swarthmore police news

2) World news roundup

3) Campus events

SPORTS IN BRIEF

1) Softball loses end-of-season double header

2) Upcoming contests

WEATHER FORECAST

Today: Pretty sunny with a high around 70.
I admit it-I’m gonna miss Sharples this summer.

Tonight: Clear skies and a low of 50.
Although my mom definitely beats them on quality, Sharples has a certain
quantitative and convenient charm.

Tomorrow: Sunny at times, cloudy at times. Temperatures ranging from the 50s
to the 70s.
All I need to do is get her to make me a bag lunch everyday!

TODAY’S SHARPLES MENU

Lunch: French bread pizza, crinkle cut fries, Tuscan bean bake, succotash,
peas, Greek bar, magic cookie bars

Dinner: grilled strip steak, baked stuffed potatoes, pasta with sauce, wild
rice with cranberries and pecans, asparagus, corn on the cob, pasta bar,
strawberry shortcake

NEWS REPORT

1) Swarthmore police news

On April 27 a Swarthmore resident noticed that a window was broken on his
home. Sergeant Wesley took the report on the broken window, whose
replacement is valued at $100.

In other window breaking news, a truck’s ear window was shattered on April
28 in the late morning while parked on Maple Avenue. This window’s cost of
repair is estimated at $280, reported Officer Stilwell.

In other truck crime news, on the same day on College Avenue a contracter
discovered that tools had been stolen from his vehicle, including a cordless
drill and a router. These tools are valued at $500. Sergeant Stufflet took
the report.

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2) World news roundup

* On Tuesday, a Palestinian suicide bomber blew up a restaurant in the
Israeli city of Tel Aviv. The attack killed the bomber and two bystanders.
It came only hours after Mahmoud Abbas had been named as the first
Palestinian prime minister, the announcmeent of which was to set the stage
for a new “road map” to end the fighting between the Israelis and
Palestinians. In his first speech before the Parliament Abbas denounced such
terrorism, and no groups have yet claimed responsibility for the bombing.

* US paramilitary forces fired on Iraqi anti-American protestors on Monday
night, killing 13 and injuring 75. The protest occurred outside a school in
Fajullah, a conservative Sunni town that is also a stronghold for Hussein’s
Baathist party. US forces continue to insist that they only fired on armed
men, most likely infiltrators among the protesting schoolchildren. The
shooting is the third fatal clash between Iraqi protestors and US forces in
two weeks.

* The Supreme Court decided on Tuesday that the government can detain
immigrants who are awaiting deportation. The decision came at a 5-4 split,
and upheld a 1996 law that allowed the government to detain the immigrants
without bail, thus not giving them the chance to prove that they are at no
risk of flight. Denmore v Kim, the case facing the Supreme Court, involved a
Korean man who had immigrated to the US at the age of six before being
convicted of burgulary and petty theft.

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3) Campus events

Swarthmore College Chamber Winds Concert
Lang Concert Hall, 4:30 p.m.

Rhythm and Motion Spring Concert
LPAC, Pearson Hall Theatre, 5:00 p.m.

French Film Festival: Chacun Cherce son Chat
Kohlberg 328, 7:00 p.m.

Film screening: “Brothers and Others”
LPAC Cinema, 7:00 p.m.

“Chelsea Girls”
Martin Hall, Kirby, 7:00 p.m.

Tertulias
Kohlberg 115, 8:00 p.m.

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SPORTS UPDATE

1) Softball loses end-of-season double header

In the first game of the night, McDaniel beat Swat 6 to 1. Mary Mintel,
after hitting a single, stealing second on a wild pitch, and moving to third
on a passed ball, started the Garnet off in the lead 1-0. The Tide had no
more hits.

In the second game Swat nabbed a 4-0 lead in the first inning, thanks to
great plays by Pam Lavallee, Mary Mintel, Danielle Miller, Val Marone, and
Christine Procacci. This was not enough, however, to keep the Green Terror
from scoring 8 runs and winning the nightcap.

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2) Upcoming 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

“An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a
very narrow field.”
–Niels Bohr

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