December 2, 1999......Volume 29, Issue 18


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A Look Back: Stories of 1999
In just 30 days, people will be ringing in a new year, a new century and a new millennium -- the year 2000. Amid the buzz in 1999 of Y2K catastrophes that could bring the civilized world to a halt, there also were stories of a very bullish stock market; the near impeachment of America's 42nd president; a countrywide drought; a school shooting in Littleton, Colo.; a war in Kosovo; and the birth of a new global economy.

University mourns loss of two in bus accident
The University community is still recovering from the Sunday, Nov. 21, four-bus accident on a foggy stretch of Interstate 80 near White Haven, Pa., that claimed the lives of a Penn State student and a bus driver, and injured more than 100 students.

Hershey to again be managed by the University
In a meeting in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 18, the Board of Directors of the Penn State Geisinger Health System voted unanimously to restructure the relationship between Penn State and the former Geisinger Health System. The two entities have started the process of unwinding the 1997 merger that created the Penn State Geisinger Health System.

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