Letter To The Editor
STUDENTS MISS OUT
Where have all the Mercyhurst students gone? Certainly not tothe Choir Concert. You
catch 'em dead there. ChoirConcert? What's that?
Well, if that's the case, Mercyhurst students, where were you?You were crazy to have missed it.
handful of people constitutedthe audience, and if one didn't count all the grade-school kids that
the Choir would have outnumbered the audience. That has tobe one of the saddest statements that can be made about Mercyhurst.
Why did the Choir have to go to Rochester to be appreciated?Why did it have a great success there? Do they have a differentbreed of people in Rochester that can appreciate a good thing whenthey hear it? Unfortunately, the Mercyhurst students don't haveenough school spirit to even try
out whether the Choir is good
Not all of it is the students' fault. Some of the blame must beplaced on the Administration. Sure, we can send
athletes allover the creation, but when it comes to the Choir...well, there isn'tenough money. The
has to scrounge around for money to go toRochester.
Maybe people need personal invitations to attend the performances. Maybe the Concert wasn't publicized enough. Maybethe Choir members should have begged
their knees for people tocome and hear their melodious voices. Maybe Mr. Brooks, thedirector, should have asked pretty please with maple syrup andbrown sugar
for financial support for the Choir. Is that what
takes to get
Mercyhurst College is considering an intersession program forDecember,
this sailing! course is to teach real skillsnecessary
sailing competency,! such as piloting, navigation,sailing, marlinspikeship,
and related marine skills. Butfurther, to teach intangible!
habits such' as in-terdependency, living
quarters with others, the necessity
physical labor, the joys and hardships of travel, and the pressureand demand of detail and discharge of responsibility.This sailing program is open to all students. If you should havethe slightest
participating in this.program,
welcometo attend a meeting on Tuesday, May 14, at 7:30 in the Media Services area on the second floor of the
Details, costs, timecommitments, and other topics will be discussed, plus anyquestions of interest that you might
Plan to attend the
A big coup for Mercyhurst College's Creative Arts Month
film series "Civilisation" by the National Galleryof Art
and Time-Life Inc.The
Monday nights at 7:30 p.m. in the
Measure of All
6. The Hero as
6. Protest and Com
13. Grandeur and
13. TheLight of
The Pursuit of
20.The Smile of
Years of Service
during the college
except Thanksgiving/ intersession,
and Easter vacations, and examination periodsby the students of Mercyhurst College, Erie, Pa.,
Mailing address: Mercyhurst
business Manager:Faculty Advisor:Cathy StevensonKim
Sue WeinerSharon Warner
CiprianiJack RileyAnne MashinicBarry
John Sullivan,Candy Yanker,
Spring at M.U. used to be fun. It's notanymore. Why? Because 1,200 studentshave divided up into
different cliques.Each individual
isdedicated fully to his or her (or their)select
completely oblivious tothe aliens.
you honestly think that yourfriends are the ultimate in
else really matters? Or are you socaught up with your boyfriend-girlfriendthat people you used to consider yourfriends
longer play an important part inyour life? We hope you're happy because
a few years, your
friends won'tbe around. Don't you know that you don't
as your Spiritual Guardians, wouldlike you upperclassmen to remember howit used to be and tell an underclassman so
students used to havesomething to offer, especially during
Term. And if it's been so long sinceyou've had a good time, let us help you torecover your memory. Remember
carloadsof students drove to Fredonia and tookover.
Tuesday nights at
from the Hurst
distinct category because they wereunique. Each party had a different theme*and if you were lucky, you could even getyour
There were other parties
Hanging out in the Student Unionbecause that's where everyone got
to talk about anything andeverything. It:
This week's calendar of activities
makingexhibitions on display daily in theZurn Hall Gallery and LearningResource Center Galleries on the
Campus. Allevents during Creative Arts
at the Hurst are open to the publicfree of charge except where noted.
12DRAMA PRODUCTION: "OneFlew Over The Cuckoo's Nest/*2:30 p.m., Little
MOVIE: "Sleuth", 7 and 9 p.m.,Zurn Recital
EXHIBITION,demonstration, all day (Sundaythrough Saturday), Gallery, Zurn
Ed Higgins, assoc.
art, MSS University of Wisconsin,exhibition director. ?SATEL
SENIOREXHIBIT, 3 man show, PatrickLally, Ken
National Bank.(Through May 31).
13CIVILISATION FILM SERIES:
and Communication,""Grandeur and Obedience," "TheLife of Experience,"
PRINTMAKING EXHIBITION,demonstration, all
da yvGa Her y#
Zurn Hali.kMs. Susan Kemenyffy,
EVENING OF SHORT FILMS, 8p.m. Media Room, LearningResource Center.
BALLET EXPLORATIONSFOR ADULTS, 11 a.m.-noon,Weber
BALLET PERFORMANCES, 8 p.m., LittleTheatre..
VOICE RECITAL: Sr. HelenJean Sullivan, professor of Music,8:15p.m. Zurn Recital
DRAMA: Opening night performance of. "One Flew Over TheCuckoo's Nest" at 8:30 p.m., LittleTheatre.
"One Flew Over The Cuckoo'sNest", 8:30 p.m. Little Theatre. ISATELLITE
EXHIBITION OF ART, Opening at6:30p.m. First National Bank, 10thand State Street.
"One Flew Over Cuckoo's Nest"at
# 1 5k
PIANO CONCERT BY DAVIDHOLLANDER, B.M. EastmanSchool of Music, AA.AA. ManhattanSchool of Music, at 8:30 p.m., ZurnRecital
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ARTIST IN RESIDENCE GARY
ofart at Keuka College, all day, in theStudent
Those were the times when M.U. wasalive
people communicated withpeople,
everyone knew everyone
class had a name and you knew
was..>j> J ' *** ^
We're not advocating one continuousbeer-blast this term; what we are advocating
apathetic people atM.U. get your rears in gear, come out ofhiding, and MINGLE!
Remember,summer's Just around
corner and when
hope you'U have
somememories to remain
We're sick of
there is nothing to
then when someonedoes try
a party (e.g., the Big Boyfund-raising campaign),
next time you're
sittingaround bitching that there is nothing
fault. Collegeis what you make of it. Nothing gets done
while you're sitting
P.S. If you can't think of anything to do,we've devised a
don't take the ball and roll, mayGarrett •Kenilworth slap you with histypewriter ribbon.
Co-ed sof tbalI
Mack amateur hour
Bonfire at the
Go outside every night at 10 andscream to the school and all
students apleasant GOOD NIGHT. (Please wait forthe
If you have the
in TH 2
Your Spiritual Guardians volunteer to start things moving followingthrough with 9 on Sunday night, May 12.
PPPS.The word fori today
Imagination. If you don't like anything onthe list, think up some other ideas, thendon't Just talk about them, carry them out!
PPPPS. Good night school! (That's incase you live too far and won't be able to
THE LORD DESCENDS
|J b y
disguised as an
angelI of |
companies The Lord throughoutthe academic halls of MercyhurstUniversity.
purpose: to see if
On the first
meets The Lord in the FacultySecretary's Office, Preston Hall.
have been drawn togetherby the "spirit process." From
the pair travels through thedark ana
halls.. Theirfirst stop
Health j Office
where they encounter a
ofMercyhurst students waitingpatiently, occupying their
reading posters concerning VD,pregnancy, and pneumoniacaught from streaking. And TheLord saw what was being doneand he
ills callfor desperate remedies."On the
and The Lord ascend to
floor Main. Standing outside thePlacement Office
overheara senior psychology! majorseeking assistance!
"What kind of degree is
Underdog consults theschool catalog: "The Placement
serves the students byoperating as a type of em
center where studentsand alumni find information toassist them in seeking gainfulemployment in their chosen
The staff establishescontacts with prospective employers, giving the students theopportunity to meet recruitersfrom industry,
andschool districts, by arrangingappointments and interviewsthrough
recruiting program." And TheLord saw what was being doneand he
trust to finepromises." |On the third
and The Lord encounter adesperate! situation- in
"SirGalahad" and the; rest of theAdmissions court are in deepcontemplation. They are trying todevise new strategies in order tomeet their year-end quota. AndThe Lord saw what was beingdone and he said..."Men catchmore
with twenty cans ofvinegar."
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controversial issue theBeacon Press is stifled, never torun again J And The Lord saw
is too late to lock thestable door when the steed isstolen."
andThe Lord travel to the office ofthe Academic Dean to find himsurrounded by the
TheDean has prepared a statement:
"Thei ^School ol |
all Temperatureswill qualify our students todetermine the proper oil temperature in which
fry frenchfries at McDonald's. Thisprogram was developed because
personnel in the
area." And The
what was being doneand he
you have brokena
say it is a bowl, if you
a dish, say it is adish."On the sixth day...
dogand The Lord pass throughPreston and Zurn Halls again andagain, in desperate search for afaculty member or student. But
was Wednesday and allsearching was
On the seventh
theadvice of The Lord, Underdogdisguised as a student, enters theBusiness Office. Unable
pay hisbill, Underdog is stripped of hisright wing. Underdog and TheLord say
last farewell inTullio Field. And as The Lordascends a final proclamation is
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