Rehearsing for the performance of "Minstrel Show" for the ArtsGala on May 7 is dancer Kim Ries. For more information on the gala,
Intramural Policy!Committee Created
At the Mercyhurst StudentGovernment (MSG) meeting on'Tuesday,
President RichLanzillo presented a
officers. The proposal states thatan intramural policy committeeshould be created as a part ofMSG, and also an intramural
should becreated as a part of the StudentActivities Committee (SAC).The MSG representatives ac-cepted the proposal with an all infavor-response.Lanzillo explained that thepolicy committee will consist ofthe Campus Center IntramuralDirector and at least fourmembers of the studentfgovern-
Both men and womenathletic coordinators shall sit asex-officio members of thiscommittee.Policies concerning thedisposition of intramural sportsshall be set by this group/'
will be responsible for informingthe college community of in-tramural programs throughadvertising in the newspaper and
Wydetta Carter reported on theDavid Brenner Conceit to be heldApril
p.m. Carter explain-ed that
sold, approximately300 tickets Shave been sold oncampus.
are urged to pur-chase
tickets as soon aspossible," said Carter.The representative
willtake place?Wednesday, April 27and Thursday, April
accor-ding to elections chairpersonSheila Delaney.
letters of in-tent has been extended
represen-tative running," said Delaney.Anyone interested in running asa representative for their depart-ment, if it's unrepresented, shouldcontact Sheila Delaney as soon as
. Interviews for the position ofStudent Activities Committeevice-chairperson, public relations,and secretary will be on Sunday,April
according to LauraCopney, SAC Chairperson.
"Because a letter of intent hasnot been received for the positionof
been extended to Tuesday, April
EditorThe Mercyhurst crew team en-countered a mishap last weekendwhich resulted in an estimated$27,000 loss in equipment.
of thecrew team, was returning from acrew race in Charleston, WestVirginia on Interstate
when thebrake of the trailer he was pullingfailed, and caused it to jackknife,hit the median, destroy the trailerand the crew boats beingtransported. No one was injuredin the accident.
interstate in a pick-up truckpulling the trailer loaded with
one 4-manboat and four sets of
Belovarac approached adowngrade and
truck and the trailerfunction as separate systems,Belovarac said,
to come to a slower
notrespond.This forced the truck to in-crease its speed. "With that steep
like arun-away freight train." he said.Belovarac cannot relate the in-cident
said, "Whoknows what happened, it was an
He speculates that the trailerjackknifed and
into themedian and then swerved to theright side of the road.Belovarac said he was travelingon the right side of the road andsomehow
avoided a car travellingin the left lane.At this time, Belovarac
los-ing control of
to theweight and swaying movement ofthe trailer.Fortunately, the trailer detach-ed
itself from the truck whichcaused the pick-up
to do two
turns before com-ing to a
was accompanied by
father, Matthew Belovarac, onthe trip.
Belovarac presumed the ordealcould have been more tragic if the
had not snapped away
team members were nottraveling with the boats, and didnot witness the incident.All four boats, along with one
damagedand are irreparable.
the loss through in-surance," Belovarac commented.Three
equipment securedin a storage box on the trailer.Along
three sets ofoars which
theteam also has two
boatsand one 4-man boat to completethe season. These two boats,which were not taken to the race,are the remaining boats whichstand in the Laker boathouse onPresque Isle Bay."There is ample equipment tocomplete the season,"
Beck coach of the women's crewteam.
of the boats
shell while the other is a new boatwhich just arrived
boathouse recently and has notbeen utilized
- -sc iSince
the trailer, valued at
team hashad to
other means oftransporting their boats for the
maining season.Jack Garner, coach of the Mer-
the college crew
cattle truck.The cattle truck was
fortransporting the shells before atrailer was purchased, Jack Becksaid.
the boats to thehome meets
Lake, atemporary trailer is being built by
trailerwill be utilized when the teamtravels to Marietta, Ohio in May."Everybody
pulled togetherand made the best of the situa-tion," concluded Beck.
Resident Assistants Announced
Thirteen Students To Staff Dorms, Apartments
Resident Assistants selected for 1983-84 are preparing for their upcoming duties.
In the meantime, the senior R.A.'s are gradually vacating their positions and training theirsuccessors.
Students selected for the 13 positions are: Donna Satmary, 1st floor Baldwin;*
Groover, 2nd floor Baldwin; and
Harrington, 3rd floor Baldwin,
Johnston, 1stfloor, Egan Hall; Paula Tofil, 2nd floor, Egan; Terrie
floor, McAuley Hall;Steve Borowski, and
Campbell, 2nd floor McAuley; Tom Marconi and
Seymour,third floor McAuley; Dave Marshall, Founders' Apartments; Sheila Delaney, Mercy Apart-ments; and Ken Treschitta, Presidents' Apartments.
The students selected for these positions were chosen from among
applicants.Phyllis Aiello, director of housing and safety, conducted the interviews over a period ofthree days.
Perspective R.A,'s were interviewed on April 11,12, and 13 and notified
on April 15.
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groups of four or
to allow students to
their peers.Aiello presented each student with a realistic situation which exemplifies college life. Thestudent was evaluated by his outlook and initial reaction to the situation.
The senior R.A.'s played a vital role in aiding Aiello in the selection process.Each R.A. presented the applicants with actual situations they have encountered.
The present R.A.'s took upon themselves the role of a dorm resident while the applicantsenacted the role of a resident assistant.
Many students seek the R.A. position because they are compensated for their duties withfree room and board.
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Steve Borowski, who will
an R.A. for McAuley said, "I'm looking forward to