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dents in my classes —both with their prepa
ration and enthusiasm, and exceptionally
pleased with the faculty's willingness to in
Her comfort is due, at least in part, to her
house. She and roommate Kit Wellman, a
new professor of philosophy, reside in the
house by the college lake. With eyes wide,
she relates, "The strangest thing I've seen
there is a huge spider my cat was playing
with... it was enormous! Mind you , I've
been to the Amazon!" She also claims, "I
opened the door to the storage shed, and
there were 1000 spiders in there. I could
only see a few, but I could hear them scur
In spite of the myriad arachnids, Delaney
can think of a few positive American lead
ers. She considers the work of Secretary
of the Interior Bruce Babbitt, a leader in
environmental issues, to be "quite signifi
cant." She also believes Maya Angelou
has a positive influence: "(Her) writing has
always spoken to me. . .1 feel the inaugu
ral poem On the Pulse of the Morning is
especially significant. She has strength and
virtue lacking in most of our leaders."
She is also a fan of the California women
senators. "I respect them for shaking things
up," she says. "I remember my favorite T
shirt when I was ten or eleven years old,"
Delaney recollects. "It says, 'A women's
place is in the house—and the Senate."
Come share sadness, practical ways to cope,
and common experiences.
Jane Caris & Dick Dyer
The group will meet on Wednesdays from
1:30 to 3:00 in the Hut.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions
INDIA- From official estimates, 51 people have died in an outbreak of the pneu
monic plague in the Indian states of Gujarat and Maharashtra. 31 cases of the bubonic
plague have been reported in Maharshtra. The plagues can be cured with antibiotics,
but the 600 million people living in rural India have little access to doctors or medicine.
BOSNIA-President Clinton pleaded with the U.N. to enforce its peacekeeping ef
forts in the again-besieged Sarejevo with additional force if necessary. Meanwhile, the
Bosnian Government expressed a willingness to dilute its insistence that the Bosnian
arms embargo be lifted soon.
Health care victory in '94: mission impossible—Monday, Sept 26, George Mitchell
pronounced the death of the 1994 health care battle. Blame bounced off Democrats to
Republicans and back again, but President Clinton promised to fight on next year. The
word from the White House is that Hillary Rodham Clinton will lead the charge.
Americans in Haiti— The U.S. travel and trade embargo on Haiti has been lifted.. .a
group of 221 Haitian refugees at Guantanamo were repatriated and some of them will
be trained for a new police force.. .the U.S. military began buying guns from Haitians
Tuesday.. .the events continue
Darwin was right- Anthropologists have discovered fossil evidence of human's old
est known ancestor. The 4.4 million year old remains, found in Ethiopia, are considered
the closest link between humans and apes.
Youth and Social Security- According to a poll released by Third Millenium, a youth
advocacy group, 18-34 year olds believe they'll have a better chance of seeing UFOs
than receiving Social Security checks after retirement Only nine percent polled be
lieve they will receive benefits. Estimates are that Social Security funds will run out by
the year 2007.
Come absorb the sounds of Trio Con Came from 8-9.
Stay for the reggae/stoca of Roily Grey and Sun
flower from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m..
Sponsors are Taco Bell, Ben and Jerry's,
Harris Teeter, and Marriott.