Tuesday, March 10, 1998

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  • Student Reaction to Indonesia’s Economic and Political Crisis

    Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous country, is in the midst of a serious economic and political crisis.

  • Students Against Sweatshops Act at Duke University

    March Madness, the annual college basketball tournament, has begun. From the frenzied crowds of cheering students to the antics of head coaches and the spectacular athleticism of the players, the three-week long tourney will be dominating the much of the country’s attention.

  • Daughter of Irish Activist Not to Be Extradited to Germany

    After an international campaign, the British government announced yesterday that Roisin McAliskey, the daughter of Irish civil rights leader Bernadette Devlin McAliskey, will not be extradited to Germany. She was to face charges related to an IRA mortar attack on a British Army base.

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