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The Merciad, May 3, 1990

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4 t
THE MERCIAD
STAFF
OFFER THEIR PARTING REMARKSON PAGE
5
TIPS FOR PASSING THOSEBOTHERSOME FINAL! EXAMS
y
students
VOL.
63 NO. 22MERCYHURST COLLEGE, GLENWOOD HILLS, ERIE,
PA.
16546
THURSDAY,
MAY
3,1990
CHECKOUT
Thursday, May 38 p.m. Little Theatre, performanceof
Dark
of the MoonFriday, May 4
8
p.m. Little Theatre, performanceof Dark of
the
MoonSaturday, May 58 p.m. Little Theatre, performanceof
Dark
of
the
Moon8:15 p.m. Zurn Recital Hall, per-formance by Brooks String Quartet^Sunday, May 62:30 p.m. Little Theatre perform-ance of
Dark
of
the
MoonSaturday, May 128 p.m. Tech Memorial Auditoriumperformance of Juliet A Romeo andMozart's RequiemSunday, May 13
3
p.m. Tech Memorial Auditoriumperformance of Juliet
&
Romeo andMozart's RequiemMonday, May 14Last day of classesTuesday, May 15 and Wednesday,May
16 ' \
FINALSSunday, May 20Commencement Questions regarding
commencement
can be answered bycalling the Commencement Hotline(814) 825-0552.
Z
20 years, four students and one w
Remembering the Kent State Massacre
By Monique ParentMerciad Staff ReporterMay
4
marks
the
Kent State Shooting's20th anniversary. Where were you
20
yearsago? While students today debate over hous-ing and drinking restrictions, students
of
thelate 60's and early 70's protested the Viet-nam War effort and
its
unstable political in-volvement fThe world remembers May4,1970,froma handful
of
images; m
A
young girl screaming over
a
deadstudent
f $
-
Tear gas streaming through the air.
-
Ohio National Guardsmen
in
combatgear, poised for fire.The scene was set at Kent State University,where the upheaval was merely another of thenumerous student demonstrations that rockeqU.S. campuses. But before
it
ended, Ohio'sGovernor James Rhodes ordered the NationalGuard onto the campus after some 3000
of
Kent State's 20,000 students had rampagedthrough town for two nights, smashing win-dows and setting the ROTC headquarters
on
fire.
|
J
On a bright Monday afternoon, studentsand troops formed skirmishlines..Unawarethat Ohio, like five other states, permits Guards-man to load ammunition, the students did notstop pelting the troops with stones, sticks andverbal abuse, even when the soldiers loweredand aimed their weapons. Supposedly, Guards-men attempted to bluff students into retreatBut in self-defense shots rang in senseless andbrutal murder at point blank range, leavingfour students dead and 11 wounded.Thevictims were AlisonKrause,
19;
Wil-By Maria StationMerciad Staff ReporterAnepidemichas hitMercyhurstCollege,and according to Sr. Joseph Mary, directorofh ealth services, it
is
affecting a large numtof students. The culprit
is
called CytomegalloVirus, and it iscausingagreat dealofpainanddiscomfort to its victims.
<<reached tins stage. |The rash lasts approxi-mately two to three days. fBecause it is avirus,there is no medica-tion that can be taken to cure oneself of it
Sr.
Joseph Mary stated that
the
Student HealthService has been treating the individual symp-toms to help combat the virus.The virus started about two weeks
ago
with an outbreak in McAuley Hall and slowlyit
is
spreading throughout the campus, withyoung adults being its main victims. Accord-r. Joseph Mary, 47 people were treatedon Monday, April 30; 30
of
those were diag-nosed
as
having the virus. |Sr. Joseph'Marystated that
in all
approximately
60
studentshave been treated
so
far for the virus.ISr. Joseph Mary stressed that
th<virus is
*
4
not life threatening'' and anyonexperiencing the symptoms should con-]tact the Health Services.
1
Early warning symptoms include: a lowtohigh gradefever, fatigue, a cough, aslightsore throat,
and
body aches.;These symptomslast about three days/ It is during these earlysymptoms when
the
virus is contagious. Afterabout threedays, a redmacular rash will eruptall over the body, but mostly on the face andchest The virus is not contagious when it hasMeasures can be taken to help preventcatchingthe virus. Sr.Joseph Mary suggestspracticing good hygiene, adequate rest, andgood nutrition. Si> Joseph Mary stressed thai
the
virus is "not life threatening*'
and
anyoneexperiencingthesymptoms should contacttheHealth Services. #In theinterestofgoodhealth,
Sr.
JosephMary also suggested that students should bereimmunized for
the
measles by getting vacci-nated with the MMR" vaccine.*
}
liam K. Schroeder, 19; Saundra Lee, 20; andJeffrey Glen Miller, 20.
p. !-
"J
\
Nixon's decisiontoinvade Cambodiasetoff the turbulent chain of events among stu-dents all across the country. Timothy Mori-arty, professor
of
communications here
at
Mercyhurst attended Kent State at the time of
the
outbreak.
 
JMoriarty was driving into a parking lot oncampus when the shootings occurred. Mori-arty personally disagreed with Nixon's deci-sion."The majority
of
students felt moraloutrage for
the
young lives lost And we werequestioning why." He feels the joint effortsand protests by students were largely due to themedia,
and
the fact that those being killed were
««
same
»»
inducted
Honor societyawards to beon May 3
The Upsilon Chapter
of
Alpha Phi Sigma,the National Criminal Justice Honor Society,will hold its annual awards banquet at the ErieYacht Club
on
May
3.
District AttorneyWilliam Cunningham will
be
the
featuredspeaker, and his topic is entitled
*
'Justice UnderPressure:Crisis in the Courts."Officers of the Honor Society include CarlTriola, president; Julie Kemling, vice-presi-dent; Mark Cavallucci, treasurer; and DavidDiNicola, secretary.Students being inducted into the Societythis year include Shelly
Van
Alstine, StacyTuryan,"Robert Dcitz, Michelle Joint TinaFielding, Heather Barker, Kristen Singler andDoug Staab.This will be the year's final presentation ofthe student/speaker forum. The forum is sup-ported by a Mercyhurst Academic EnrichmentGrant
 
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THE
MERCIAD
MAY
3,1990
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News at
a
glance
Editor's note:
This
column isdesigned to let the studentsknow what is happening in theinternational, national and localarenas*
The news
items
are
gath-ered
<
from a variety of newssources*
!
By Theresa KloeckerMerciad News EditorINTERNATIONAL
.Moslem
militants
freed
an
American captive
on
Monday.
Kidnappersin Beirut released
Rank
Reed, an educator, who has been held captivesince 1986.
He
is the
second captive
to
be released by
a
Moslem
militant
group
in
eightdays.The first captive
to
be released
was
Robert
Polh
ill.For the
first
time in half a century, Washington and Moscow haveagreed to a trade pact
that
would offer the Soviet Union most-favored-
nation
status. This means
that
Soviet-made
goods could enter
the UnitedStates
at
the lowest tariff rates,
a
senior negotiator announced Friday.u,
douth
Korea on Monday not
police
stormed the headquar-Korean Broadcasting System. Demonstrations by broadcastworkers
have
disrupteddays.
il
26 tens of
thousands
of Soviets joined widespread
d
mark the fourth
anniversary
of
the
Chernobyl nuclearplant explosion.NATIONALNew York's highest court ruled on Friday that the America's
Cuj.
rightfully belonged to the San Diego Yacht Club. The 1988 win was
contested
by New
Zealand's Mercury
Bay
Club because
the United
State?raced
in
a
catamaran rather than
the
traditional
yacht.
New
Zealand raced
with a monohull
boat
U.S. Attorney
General Dick
Thorn
burgh
withdrew the Justice Depart-
ment'
s
support
for tough
new
mandatory sentencing guidelines to punishcorporations convicted of crimes. The Attorney General's decisionfollowed
major
lobbying of
the Bush administration
by
major companiesclaiming
the
proposed guidelines were too severe.The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will issue
rules
aimedat reducing
the
amount of
dioxin that gets into water
and
soil through
the
making of bleached
paper.
LOCALLouis
J.
Tullio'
s
will,
which
was
filed
with the
Erie County RegistetTuesday
.000
eachCollege. This is to be matched by the schools and invested to set upscholarships in the former
mayor's
name.
Muldoon moves on with Mozart
By Theresa Kloecker
Merciad News
EditorSenior dance major MeganMuldoon is dancing the part of
Juliet
in
die upcoming Mercyh
urst
ballet,
?
Juliet & Romeo andbeMozart's Requiem.The performance will
Muldoon's last
at
Mercyh urst This
production also marks the last
timethat Jean-Marc Baier and DafnaRathaus Baier will have one oftheir choreographed productionsperformed
on
the Mercyhurst
stage.Muldoon has attended Mer-cyhurst for four years. She esti-mated that she spends
about U
5hours
a
week practicing
her
danc-She has great expectationsbecause of her studies hereat the
'Hurst.
ing.
She I stopped
dancing forabout a week when she was in
high school and
she
"went nuts."
4
'Now I
know there's
nothing
elsefor
me to do,
this is
what I
have
to
SENIOR
DANCE
MAJOR MEGAN MULDOON
>wl:*v
the small campus
and me
friendly better thereatmosphere.
f
She has great expectations
because
of
her
studies here
at
the
M
i
«[t:i
do,
Muldoon
said. Muldoon has
' * been
on
her toes" since
she was
six
years
old.
\
The dance major, whose otherinterests include travel and read- perform on the European stage
ing,
chose Mercyhurst because of because the
quality
of the dance
is
'Hurst.
"If
I
had gone to any ofthe other schools
that I
had lookedat,
jl
would not have come out
with
half of
the
dance
knowledgeI have now," Muldoon said.The Lancaster County, Pa.
native hopes to get
a position witha ballet company
when
she gradu-ates. Ultimately
she
would
like
todancing Juliet's role,
« HjJ^ill
also have a
part
inMozart's Requiem.
and aO the other
dance
:
majors
can be seen in Juliet
&
Romeo and Mozart's
Requiem
on Saturday, May
12 at
8
p.m.
anc
Sunday, May 13 at 3 p.m.
Bod
performances
;
wills be at Tec!Memorial Auditorium. Admis-sion
is^
ree
 fix
 students with IDadult admission is
$6, and
admis
sion for senior citizens and
stu
dents without ID is $3.
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MAY
3;
m&
THE
MERCIAD
PAGE
3
By Theresa KloeckerMerciad News Editor
S-
It is said,"with absence theheart grows fonder," that's howI'm going
to
feel
about
Mercyhurst
IK
i i:u
at the end of this year.I will no longer
have
to pulllate nights at the paper,
proof-
reading copy, arguing about
sto-ries,
and helping to lay theout, and then getting
up
for
8:15s
the next day. Is it possible foranyone that attends this school tograduate without taking any
8:15
classes?
Speaking of
8:15s,
to
allthe professors
that
had
me
in
thoseearly morning classes please ac-cept my apologies for when
I**
zoned out" during your classes.It wasn't because the
material
wasboring,
it
was because
I
was at
thepaper the night before.I won't miss the late nights or
the
early morning classes,
but
I'Dmiss the people here.So long to everyone at theMerciad, Kevin McHugh, RobiTaylor, John Deasy,
{Karen
McGuire, Liz Richards, NickRoberts, Theresa Hewitt, CassieBakmaz, Maria
Stan
on,
DerrikChristie, Tammy Pethel, MelissaMangini, Deborah SpiDco,
and
yes,even Professor Timothy Moriarty.Good
luck
in
your future endeav-
ors.
£
I won't miss the late nights at
die
paper, but
1*11
miss
the
people
and
the insidejokes.
Hey,
Kevin
Ineed a
* 'graphic
elephant" forthis column do you have any?To all the students, and fac-ulty that
I
have had the privelegeto meet in my two years at Mer-
cyhurst
Good-bye. It's been
fun,
itsvbeen real, but it hasn't
been real
fun.
Well, actually someof
the
classes were enlightening.The biggest
part
of my educationcame from outside of the class-room, interviewing students, andspeaking to professors about sto-
The Merciad
Mercyhurst College's First Class newspaperas
rated
by the Associated Collegiate PressVol. 63 No. 22May
3,1990
Kevin
Mc
HughTheresa
Kloecker
Robi TaylorKaren McGuireJohn DeasyMelissa ManginiPatty ConeglioLiz RichardsTimothy K.
Moriarty
EditorNews EditorManaging EditorChief Copy EditorSports EditorPhoto Editor
Business ManagerDirector of DesignFaculty Adviser
Reporters
Cassie BakmazDerrick ChristieTheresa Hewitt
Garth
McCurdyTammy PethtelNick RobertsTracy SchmitzSue VivarelliThe Merciad is the student-produced newspaper of MercyhurstCollege, Box
161.501
E. 38th st. Erie Pa. 16546. Phone 825-0376Material for publication
Must
be submitted by noon on theMonday before publicationletters to the editor. Letters
ne
can be withheld by
requ<
rial opinion is determined by the Editorial
Boiig
final responsibility. The opinions expressednecessarily those of The Merciad, its staff orMercyhurst College,
ries.
^That's one
of
the
things Til
miss the most about this school.Farewell
to
everyone.Maybe
we'll
pass each other on
the
street
some
day and
reminisce
about
thegood
*ol
days at
the'Hurst
Forthose returning to campus nextyear, have a great summer and
good luck in your classes
for nextyear.
IFor
those graduating, likeme,
good luck
in
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pays big bucks.
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IN
THE
BOOKSTORE
The
Merciad
staff]
gives their year-endthoughts
on 1989-90
By Kevin
McWho?Merciad
EditorActually,
it's
not
Kevin writing
this,
but
we
igured
 he deservedat least get his by-line
in.
The facof the matter is that our editor
i
feeling a little under the weaththis week (check
out
the front pagewe've
got a
good guess of whatmight have) and couldn't make iinto the office to write his editorial
|So - the staff of the Merciad has decided to help out For the
lasteditorial of the year, we'd like to talk to you about:RT
-1
believe that
Merciworid
has grown during
the
last year.There are more people
I
who give a (Insert your favorite
metaphor) than I have seen
in
the
last three years.
I can
only hope
that next
year
will not be the same - but
even better. Congratulationsto all
those
few students who give a good damn and have the gutsto
show it THE STIVIN
WAS
GREAT!Hi
1.*
TK- So long, and thanks
for all
the fish.
It has been
a "reel"experience going to Mercy world.
m
m.
LR- I think that the biggest problem with society* and
4
* Merky
hurst'' is the inability to laugh. Laughter is
the
only way toapproach what life throws at you, and to laugh at yourself is theultimate...
Iiiieee like
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down their carved names,the raindrops plough".
MS*
"The
less
I
seek my source for some definitive,
the
closerI am to fine".GM- I'm still waiting for someone to give me
the philisophical
theory behind "ZIIZ".
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TH- Finally- Kevin, whatever you have, we hope you getbetter.
And
next year, I'm after
your
job.
Thanks
for
a
great
year
atMercyworld.
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