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Monthly archive February, 2000

Corrections for Feb. 8

By Because of editing error Loftin Flowers’ name was incorrectly spelled as “Lofton Flowers” in the article “HC Customs reevaluates and diversifies program.”

Fighting prejudice as Knight falls near

By Adam LevineThe Daily Trojan EDITOR’S NOTE: In states such as Vermont and California, legislators and court justices are arguing over the legal, and moral, definition of marriage in reference to same-sex marriage. The wrangling comes as the states use domestic partnerships, adoption and other controversial topics to frame the debate. Below is one point...

A flouting of decency

By When the Philadelphia Inquirer published its front page story on Haverford and Bryn Mawr’s decisions to boycott student sporting events in South Carolina, it coupled the news of the colleges’ actions with another article related to the controversy surrounding the Confederate flag. The headline for this second article offered, “The battle flag: Playing it...

Security defends towing policies

By Glenn Normile To the Editor:

V-day gets stuffed … kind of

By Monica Hesse I pride myself on my lack of sentimentality. I am annoyed by the frivolity connotated by the word “girl.” I would rather be fair than likeable, firm than lackadaisical, and my judgement is not swayed by either fuzzy kittens or gurgling babies. And I have always resolutely proclaimed my hatred of Valentine’s...

A recipe for fun…just stay away from the jungle juice

By Jenn Grackin “Make sure you get to the bar in the basement as soon as the party starts so you can get some ‘jungle juice.’”

Athletes of the Week

By Owl Cafe Athlete: Nicole Boehner

BMC lacrosse prepares for ’00 season

By Rachel Johnson It is only mid-February, and the Bryn Mawr College lacrosse team has already been practicing for over a week. Although the snow is still covering the lacrosse field, dedicated players have been rolling out of bed in order to participate in 6:00 am practices in the gym.

HC women’s indoor track posts strong showing at Iannicelli Invitational

By Meg NorlingGuest Writer As most Haverford students are aware, the entire campus lost power early in the morning on Saturday, Feb. 5th. A moment in the darkness did little more than erase answering machines and freeze computers, except for also affecting alarm clocks. Fortunately for the women’s track and field team, the alertness of...

BMC track posts records

By Jenny Gapin After the Haverford Midweek indoor meet on Feb. 9, Bryn Mawr’s track learn had a lot to smile about. The young squad set nine personal records and one outstanding school record.

Rocker’s suspension is almost as offensive as his speech

By Zach PhillipsGuest Writer Two weeks ago, Major League Baseball suspended estranged Atlanta Braves reliever John Rocker until May 1, with an additional $20,000 fine, for insensitive remarks he made in a December Sports Illustrated article. This absurd punishment was almost as offensive as the original

HC Men’s basketball drops to F&M

By Mike Newshel The Haverford men’s basketball team fell 70-52 to Franklin & Marshall in their last home game of the season Saturday.