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Posted on Feb 16, 1996

Women's Basketball (4-18)

Middlebury 67, Union 53

Union 53, Vassar 45

Clarkson 77, Union 56

St. Lawrence 72, Union 59

Williams 82, Union 54

Men's Basketball (6-15)

Williams 89, Union 51

Kings Point 60, Union 57

Utica Tech 74, Union 67

Clarkson 68, Union 59

St. Lawrence 101, Union 74

Hockey (5-15-4/2-11-3)

Union 2, Brown 2 (OT)

Harvard 6, Union 0

Clarkson 5, Union 4

St. Lawrence 6, Union 5

Women's Swimming (4-4)

Union 126, St. Lawrence 103

Men's Swimming (7-1)

Union 150, St. Lawrence 68

Women's Track (0-1)

Capital District Championship Meet: 3rd of 4 teams, 12 pts.

Hamilton Invy: 8th of 8 teams with 6.5 pts.

Men's Track (0-1)

Capital District Championship Meet: 4th of 5 teams, 29 pts.

Hamilton Invy: 5th of 8 teams with 60 pts.

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Young Black Men Set For Tuesday

Posted on Feb 16, 1996

A musical play that portrays the struggles of young African American males is the featured event in the College's celebration of Black History Month during February.

Our Young Black Men Are Dying and Nobody Seems to Care by James Chapman will be performed on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Chapel.

The performance is free and open to the public.

The play, which has received critical acclaim around the country, provides an insight into what is happening in the hearts and minds of young African American men and women.
“I want people to know that we are determined to survive,” said Chapman of his play. Using issues ranging from date rape to homelessness, Young Black Men offers a
message of hope and change often missing from the debate about the fate of African American men.

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Jeannette Springer To Talk On Blacks In Fiction

Posted on Feb 16, 1996

Jeanette Springer, visiting Fulbright lecturer in anthropology, is to give a talk titled “A Portrayal of Blacks in Selected Afro-centric Fiction” on Thursday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. in Social Sciences 016.

The event is part of the College's celebration of Black History Month.

Springer, a native of Antigua and resident of Barbados since 1974, will explore the work of such writers as Toni Morrison, Jamaica Kincaid Jean Rhys, Joan Riley and Zora Neal-Hurston.

Springer is teaching two courses at Union, Contemporary Caribbean Women
Writers–offered in the fall and spring–and Women in Black Literature, which she is teaching this term.

Springer is head of the English department at Barbados Community College, where she teaches Chaucer and modern world literature. Her area of research interest and expertise,
Caribbean women's literature is what brought her to Union as Fulbright lecturer in Caribbean women's literature.

As a Fulbright scholar, Springer is encouraged to take courses, which she says allows her to research her “black cousins” from Africa, America, England, and Canada, as well as expand her general knowledge. In the fall she took French and photography and
this term she's taking a theater class (Voice for the Stage) and a creative writing class.

Springer says she loves teaching Caribbean writers and their work. “I like seeing people like me in literature,” she says. For most of the students the material is novel. “They seem to be enjoying it, since it's new to most of them.”

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Crew Names A Boat For Prexy

Posted on Feb 16, 1996

Hitting the water this spring will be the “Roger H. Hull,” a new Dirigo SLX women's eight shell, which Union College Crew was to dedicate on Friday to honor the president's support of their program.

The dedication ceremony, which was to take place at noon on Friday in the Reamer Campus Center atrium, also kicks off the program's annual fundraising weekend. Rowers will participate in an indoor “Erg-a-thon” in which money is pledged for time rowed.
Also planned is a phonathon to crew alumni and friends.

Money raised is to be used for the purchase of new equipment and the club's spring break training trip to Chestertown, Md. About 40 students participate in Union Crew.

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Trustee Miltimore ’29 Is Mourned

Posted on Feb 16, 1996

Louis D. Miltimore '29, a retired investment banker who served the College as longtime trustee and treasurer, died Feb. 2 at his home in Hanover, N.H., after a long illness. He was 86.

Miltimore, a partner in Kidder, Peabody & Co. in New York City, retired in 1979.

He earned his bachelor's degree in economics at Union. While a student, he served as editor of Concordiensis. He was a member of the German Club, Lambda Chi Alpha honor society, and Phi Delta Theta fraternity. As an alumnus, he served as alumni trustee from 1953 to 1957, a life trustee until 1979, and then trustee emeritus. He served as treasurer of the College from 1959 until 1970, and was elected to chair the finance committee in

He received a distinguished service award from Union in 1970, and the Alumni Gold Medal for outstanding service in 1974.

His wife of 38 years, the former Constance Lurich, died in 1987. Union relatives include his brother, the late Dean W. Miltimore, Class of 1950; and his son, L. Dean Miltimore, Class of 1974.

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