Spring 2000

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FEEL LIKE SHARK BAIT

If you swim with the sharks, then advice from a pro might just help save your skin. Find out how a U of L mentor can rescue your career!

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SHOOTING FOR THE STARS

When U of L decided to replace the old Rauch Planetarium, it decided to go all out. The new facilityıs state-of-the-art technology is sure to provide stargazers with all the razzle-dazzle they could ever wish for when it opens early next year.

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RUBBING SHOULDERS WITH GIANTS

Trading baseball tidbits with James Baker ... debating world politics with the Chinese ambassador ... hearing firsthand what John Glenn said when a heat-shield problem threatened to incinerate him during his Mercury spacecraftıs reentry. (It was ³Holy mackerel!²) These are just some of the behind-the-scenes glimpses that U of L students get of famous people, thanks to some organizations dedicated to bringing celebrities on campus

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ARCHIVES: THE EPIDEMIC TAMER

Whatıs U of Lıs claim to Joseph Nathaniel McCormack, whose crusade to eradicate deadly diseases saved thousands of lives in the late 1800s and led to his recognition as the ³father of public health²?


SPORTS: THE WOMEN OF SUMMER

If you think softball is just girlsı stuff, then let coach Sandy Pearsall and the new Cardinals fast-pitch softball team show you how itıs done! The action and thrills are sure to earn the team many fans as it goes up against some of the countryıs toughest competition in its premiere season