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Daily archive Feb 1, 2000

If you could do anything to better your dining center experience, what would it be?

By “Breakfast in Rhoads.” - Uma Jagliani, BMC ’02

Corrections for Jan. 24, 2000

By In the article that covered Haverford’s MLK Collection, the first name of Collection perfomer Stuart Brown was given incorrectly. Her name is Ardie, not Martha.

Bryn Mawr students need established space for dialogue and discussion

By It is not uncommon for students at Bryn Mawr to comment on dining hall food, on issues raised in the College News or the Bi-Co News, on overstuffed freezers in dorm kitchens, or on current student government issues. It seems, in effect, that Mawrters are never at a real loss for words.

Donkey’s disrespect not a laughing matter

By Irritating students with stories about adult magazine subscriptions, or provoking them with stereotypes of bi-co students, does not warrant a call for student self-censorship. Censorship is warranted only when a publication violates the principles of the community at the most fundamental level. In publishing dead baby ‘jokes,’ dead wife ‘jokes,’ anti-disabled ‘jokes,’ and ‘humor’...

Just lighten up! Incontinent Donkey was no big deal

By Remy Fiorentino Dear members of the community,

Incontinent Donkey’s editor explains inclusion of incendiary material

By Judy Lin Dear members of the community,

Haverford’s snow decision was unsound

By Kathy Smerke Dear members of the bi-college community,

Lack of snowball fights disgraceful

By Jenn Grackin 7:57 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 25, 2000: My phone. I scramble out of bed to answer it before the machine picks up and on the other end is my boyfriend. He was kind enough to call me an hour before I had planned to get up to tell me that he had just...

HC lectures offer life lessons

By Jamie CarrGuest Columnist Last semester and once again this semester Dr. Howard Posner is teaching a seminar at Haverford as a guest of the Global Dialogue Institute entitled “Wisdom and the Healing Arts.” Thus seminar met each week for three hours and covered the following topics: homeopathy, aryuveda, acupuncture, fasting, herbal therapies, prayer and...

Track prepares for Centennial Conference

By Matthew Spiegelman While it may be cold outside, the men’s track team has been heating things up inside the field house in their drive to regain the Centennial Conference championship and demonstrate that they are ready to compete at the national level. Since returning from Winter Break, the team has run in three track...

Off his Rocker?

By Marc Robert Anyone who glanced at the spoils pages over winter break learned about the uproar surrounding Atlanta Braves relief pitcher John Rocker. But, for those who did not, here’s a recap:

Bryn Mawr Basketball posts two wins against St. Elizabeth’s

By Sarah McCawleyGuest Writer Having come away with a close 60-52 win against the College of St. Elizabeth last week at home, the Mawrters knew it would be even more difficult to pull past St. Elizabeth’s while playing away from the school. Bryn Mawr Basketball rose to the challenge, however, defeating St. Elizabeth this past...