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Daily archive Feb 22, 2000

Haverford Sports Briefs

By Men’s Basketball

HC women’s hoops falls to Swarthmore

By Andrew Prazar The Haverford women’s basketball team was unable to pull off an upset at Swarthmore’s Tarbell Pavilion Saturday night.

Fencing Fords rock Fieldhouse

By Mikael HaxbyGuest Writer Deep in the bowels of a tension-filled Alumni Fieldhouse, the Haverford men’s fencing team held their only home meet. The Fords faced off against four MACFA conference opponents: St. John’s (Maryland), Lafayette, Cornell, and archrival Johns Hopkins.

‘Ford baseball team maintains title hopes

By Dan Silver March is almost upon us, spring training has already started in the MLB, and the Haverford College baseball team is gearing up for their upcoming season.

Bryn Mawr alumna continues to crusade for sportswomen

By Tracey Posluszny After graduating from Bryn Mawr last May, field hockey player and history major Libby Sander went on to intern for the Women’s Sports Foundation where she sought to play an influential role in the development of women’s sports.

HC men’s basketball edges out Swat in dramatic fashion

By Andrew Prazar In perhaps the most memorable basketball game in recent history, the Haverford men’s basketball team overcame a 14 point halftime deficit to heat the Garnet Tide at Swarthmore Saturday night.

pop unknown: if arsenic fails, try algebra

By Burke Nagy It’s getting tougher and tougher to rock out these days, mainly because it’s getting tougher and tougher to figure out what it means to rock. It seems as though the dominant paradigms of rock music continue to become subverted by both the cookie-cutter permutations of the corporate machine and the multimorphous, sonic...

Beyond the Tenth Entry:

By Jen Malone This week we traveled to the main drag in Conshohocken (is that how you spell it?), which is easily accessible from the Conshohocken exit off the Blue Route, traveling towards the city from Lancaster Avenue. There is a faster, more pleasant way to drive to Conshohocken, but it’s all too complicated for...

“On Dock Street, they pay 30 bucks”

By Sean Armour Welcome back, beer compatriots. This week we will explore a brew from our own “City of Brotherly Love.” Brewed and bottled by Henry Ortlieb’s Original Dock Street Brewing Company in Philadelphia, Dock Street Amber Beer is a decent showing by Philadelphia brewers of the most oversimplified of styles. People tend to assume...

Annual event returns to Philadelphia

By Nicole Foulke If squinting through steamy glass in an attempt to choose between one entrée that makes you queasy and another that makes you nauseated is not your idea of a pleasant culinary experience, then perhaps you need a change of scenery. Perhaps you need to spend a day at Philadelphia’s the Book &...

2K Bach: an evening of counterpoint at Rittenhouse Square

By Matt Sharp 2000 is a “Bach year:” this July marks the 250th anniversary of the death of Johann Sebastian Bach. The Bach Festival of Philadelphia, however, is alive and well as it prepare to celebrate its 25th anniversary with the coming of the 2000-2001 season, and is now in the midst of a season...

Faculty Dance Concert is an emotional triumph

By Katherine Hoff The audience at Bryn Mawr’s Goodhart Theater witnessed a staggering array of color and sound at the annual Faculty Dance Concert on Feb. 11. Spanning diverse dance and music disciplines, the concert showcased dancers in sleek black track suits and in swirling chiffon skirts dancing with ankle bells and dancing to church...