Rep Elections Next Week
Mercyhurst Student Govern-ment elections will be heldNovember
according toSheila Delaney, Chairperson
the MSO election committee.On Tuesday and Wednesday ofnext week, students in the field ofpetroleum geology, geology andmedical technology will be votingfor a
representative of their
respective departments.Freshmen representatives and acommuter representative are alsopositions being voted upon in theMSG elections."This is the first year arepresentative from the field ofMedical Technology is beingsought to represent the students inthis major/' stated Delaney.
Technology is beingincluded
a position because it isbecoming an established major,"said Delaney.
the only candidaterunning for Medical Technologyrepresentative. 4
Commuter representative can-didate sophomore, Bill
alsothe only student running for thisposition.Both Schweingruber
Ballhave no opponents but will berunning against write-incandidates.
Delaney said anyone is able tobecome a write-in candidate eventhough a letter of intent has notbeen submitted. I"A student interested in becom-ing a candidate for any positioncan become a write-in candidate,"Delaney said.
the field of geology, twostudents, freshman
and sophomore Patrick Songerare both seeking to become therepresentative of the Geologydepartment.Five students are campaigningto become freshmen represen-tatives.^ Three of the followingcandidates will be elected asfreshmen representatives: DeanHall, Tom Bonello, John Jones,
Smith.Election procedure will be thesame as last year, explainedDelaney. Students who will bevoting will
their name toverify they voted and each namewill then be checked on a
list from the registrar to makesure each student is qualified tovote.
Students will then be
validated ballot sheet to select the
from their respectivedepartments or class, according toDelaney.
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Dance Club president, JohnMuzic requested funds from theMercyhurst Student Governmentat the meeting held Wednesday.Muzic asked MSG for $500 toaid the dance club with transpor-tation costs to New York City
MSG will decide next
whether to fulfill the
In other business, Marie San-
tangello, senator of the CampusLife Committee said the ad-ministration is considering havinga mental health advisor on cam-pus for half a day each week.St. Vincent Hospital and theadministration are negotiatingfees for this service.
The counselor would aidstudents in dealing with stress andother problems college studentsencounter, said SantangelloGina Frisina, MSG treasurer,stated that Student Unionrenovations
underway and willbe completed during Thanksgiv-ing break.
Mike Sicheri, a member of theresident ad hoc committee, spoketo
concerning the numerousduties of the housekeeper in
Hall.• Sicheri said he just wanted tomake sure students are aware ofthe everyday tasks thehousekeeper must accomplish.The
winners in the costume competition at the Halloween Dance. The can of Raid, Exterminatorand flying ants - Robin Zidek, Darlene Nolan,
Anderson and Debbie Dixon - won the $25.00 prize.Other winners were: Frankenstein, "Martha", Pennzoil car, four-legged girl,
The Night He Came Back
Halloween On The Mercyhurst
Carta AndersonHalloween night was a scare forEgan and Baldwin dormitoriesand the Mercyhurst Apartmentbuildings beginning at
p.m.A sophomore at MercyhurstCollege, whose name cannot berevealed, dressed as' the allegedHalloween
man". Hepreceded to throw rocks at theapartment windows, and knockon apartment doors, terrorizingthe residents.Mercyhurst Security capturedthe boogie man lurking on thecampus grounds at 12:05 a.m."Security filed a report," saidPhyllis Aiello, director of housingand safety."I got the idea from the movieHalloween, and decided to do itfor a joke," stated the boogieman. "I think it
excellent thateveryone was scared."He explained that he and someof his friends went out as a groupto scare people. "I decided to gooff
on my own
and scare someonein Sesler, and it turned out to bemore than I thought," said theboogie man.The boogie man explained thathe hid behind cars and trucks inthe
one time security was only threefeet away from
in the parkinglot," he added.The
ironic factor accor-ding to the boogie man, is that heeven walked over to the apartmentbuildings with Chuck Cook fromsecurity, to check out the reportedincident. Cook did not realize thatthe sophomore was the person hewas looking for. The boogie manexplained that he kept his maskinside of his coat.A group of " boogie men" alsoinvaded Egan and Baldwin dor-mitories, explained the boogieman.
Mercyhurst residents expressedtheir feelings about the boogieman. "I don't care if
person isfrom the campus or the Erie area.Something should be done,"stated a Mercyhurst Apartmentresident. "Oh God, anybody thatthrows rocks deserves something.It's uncalled for and it's van-dalism," said senior GinaDilluvio. Senior
Mineweaserstated, "I think it
all in fun. Inever saw so many people in thehall before." Dave Miller, agraduate student at Mercyhurst,was working at Baldwin desk dur-ing the scare. "Outside ofBaldwin, girls saw stuff and theywere screaming," said Miller."Several girls said they werescared," he added.Other college students express-ed their opinions
Hallo-ween night. "It wasn't too great.It was scary," exclaimed juniorDebbie Dixon, a MercyhurstApartment
"I felt bad hegot in trouble. But, it wasn't toocool at 11:30 at night," saidsenior apartment resident MichaelSmith.
the time it was veryscary. But when I look back on itnow, it's kind of funny. He car-
the joke too far though,"stated junior Darlene Nolan,
apartment resident. Senior Joe
said, "For his own sake it
too cool because
peopletend to overreact. He may havegotten hurt."Aiello explained that vandalismoccurred on the 'Hurst campusHalloween night."Someone decided to take
baseball bat to a wall in the lowerlevel of Founder's
building in the hallway. Eightdents are in the wall," statedAiello.
a fire ex-tinguisher was discharged, andvomiting occurred
"Several stop signs and trafficsigns were beaten on with acontinued on