Thursday, November 18, 1999

The Daily Gazette

Swarthmore College
Thursday, November 18, 1999
Volume 4, Number 44

NEWS IN BRIEF

1) World news roundup

2) Campus events

SPORTS IN BRIEF

1) World sports roundup

2) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests

WEATHER FORECAST

Today: Mostly sunny, a little warmer. Highs around 55.
 Sorry about our recent lateness with sending out the Gazette…

Tonight: Not as bad. Lows in the mid 30s.
 That last one can definitely be traced to the server going down…

Tomorrow: Even warmer still. Highs in the low 60s.
 But i dunno about this one…

NEWS REPORT

1) World news roundup

The IRA announced its intentions to open negotiations with Northern
Ireland’s disarmament commission; insiders say this is a significant
gesture for the IRA in showing its support for the Good Friday peace
accord. …The Vatican announced that Pope John Paul II will visit the
Middle East next March, helping to fulfill the Pope’s longstanding desire
to visit important biblical sites during a Holy Year. …”Peanuts”
cartoonist Charles M. Schulz, 76 is in stable condition after emergency
surgery to remove a blocked abdominal artery; aides say the illness is
unlikely to cause a break in the flow of his beloved comic strip to
newspapers around the world.

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2) Campus events

Workshop with Meredith Monk
LPAC Troy Dance Lab, 4:30 p.m.

“Norman Knights, Anglo-Saxon Women, and the Third Sex: Re-evaluating Gender
in ‘Bayeux Tapestry'”
Professor Madeline H. Caviness, Tufts University
LPAC Cinema, 4:30 p.m.

“The Philadelphia Public Schools and the City’s Future”
Philadelphia School Superintendant David Hornbeck
Bond Memorial Hall, 5:45 p.m.

Swarthbucklers Fencing Practice
Upper Tarble, 7:30 p.m.

Russian Movie Series
Kohlberg 116, 9:00 p.m.

Latin Dancing
Upper Tarble, 9:30 p.m.

Diversity Coalition Meeting
Trotter 303, 9:30 p.m.

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SPORTS UPDATE

1) World sports roundup

In what was expected to be a close race, Atlanta’s Chipper Jones grabbed 29
of 32 first place votes in winning the NL MVP over Houston’s Jeff Bagwell.
…Kevin Garnett tallied 23 points and 20 rebounds, but the T’Wolves lost
to the lowly Clippers, 89-85. …Former Dodger Mike Scioscia was hired
Wednesday as the new Angels skipper.

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2) Today’s and tomorrow’s contests

TODAY
There are no contests scheduled for today.

TOMORROW
There are no contests scheduled for tomorrow.

*****
Quote of the day: “Slums may well be breeding grounds of crime, but
middle-class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delerium.” — Cyril Connoly

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Editorial Board
    Jeff Heckelman
    Melanie Hirsch
    Claire Phillips-Thoryn

Staff Writers
    Ilya Leskov
    Alma Ortiz
    Jeremy Schifeling
    Kai Xu

Online Editor
    Lorrin Nelson

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This concludes today’s report.