Kelly Cameron


Strong opponents too much for aquatic women

Big Green swimmers and divers returned Sunday night from a rough weekend of races on the road that resulted in losses to the University of Pennsylvania (232-68) and Yale (243-57) on Saturday followed up by Princeton (163-118) on Sunday. "What the scores from this past weekend fail to show is that we held our own given the circumstances," said senior captain Lauren Gilhooly, "and performed better overall in these two back-to-back meets than we have in the past few years." In Philadelphia, freshman distance sensation Melissa Kern posted her best time of the season for the 1000 freestyle and the third fastest in Dartmouth history with a 10:28.57.

Women's water polo wins New England Championship again

The women's water polo team won its second consecutive New England Championship over the weekend at Wesleyan and qualified for the national tournament, which will be held at the beginning of May. In the first game of the tournament the Big Green handily defeated Bates College 16-1.

Paint by numbers: the stats of the '01s

Today's graduates are probably the last to remember when the Apple Macintosh Performa 6400/180 computer, priced at $1,646, was the preferred computer package for incoming freshmen. About 90 percent of the 1,050 to 1,075 bachelor's degrees to be handed out today will go to members of the Class of 2001, whose Performas long ago became public BlitzMail terminals. The most popular majors for the class were biology, economics, English, government and history, according to Assistant Registrar Nancy Broadhead. Graduates are citizens of almost 20 different countries, with the largest groups coming from Canada and India.

SA works to improve Kresge gym

Dean of the College James Larimore responded to the Student Assembly's recent resolution to improve Kresge Fitness Center by allocating an additional $8,000 toward its improvement. An additional $4,000 will be allocated toward the repair, maintenance and purchasing of new equipment on top of the annual budget of $10,000 intended for that purpose.

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