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Studentl Center Still Maybe
TO: Members of the Mercyhurst Community FROM: RobertF.Prather| | £ Vice President of Development I RE: College Center > | As you know, we recently engaged the fund-raising firm of Ketch um, Inc.,toconduct a feasibility study to determine if Merchurst College could: raise-the funds necessary to construct a vitally needed College Center, i J|§1 I I I '/ M 1 S3" I * Robert L. Thompson, vice president of Ketchum, made a report on the study at the most recent meeting of the Board of Trustees. Among the very encouraging aspects of the report was the fact that both Mercyhurst and President Shane enjoy excellent reputations in the Erie community, f i ' f | | I The report also indicated a generally favorable reaction to the construction of a College Center, although mere was some opinion expressed that the real purpose of the Center is to provide a home court for the basketball Lakers. This, of course, is not the primary reason why the Center is planned. None of you in the Mercyhurst family need to be told of the critical need for a center of activities for the entire community; a place where there will be*student government offices, some academic areas, settings to encourage social opportunities, and facilities to meet the physical education and intramural needs of the community. We also need to explore the use of the facility as a? means of encouraging inter-generational dialogue. | % i P p ||f The study revealed that a substantial part of the money needed could be raised from the Erie community. The report also pointed out that a considerably larger sum would have been available were it not for the pressing financial needs of Gannon College and the impending capital campaign to be conducted by the YMCA. After a lengthy discussion following the presentation of; the report, the Board of Trustees voted unanimously to refer the report to the Board's Development Committee for further study and recommendations. The Development Committee is in the process of determining the lowest possible cost at which a satisfactory College Center can meet the needs of the College for years to come. Also, we are seeking additional support both within the Erie community and outside of the community, primarily from foundations and the federal and state government. This support could be in the form of .grants or long-term, low-cost loans. &§£ We will keep you advised as progress is made.

Two Mercyhurst students and a future student here will perform in the Christmas production of the Erie Civic Ballet Co. "Coppelia" will be presented on Dec. 15 and 22 at 3:00 and 8:30 p.m. and on Dec. 1$ at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. in the Little Theatre. f It Dancing the part of Swanhilda in two performances each will be Harriet JBates, Connie Currey, and Teresa Perret | ^ | S H Harriet is t a % sophomore Creative Arts major ffrom Rochester, N.Y. She studied last year at Point Park College in Pittsburgh^ Other ballets in which she has appeared include "The Nutcracker Suite" and "Swan Lake.'* Harriet commented on her role as Swanhilda, •"It'4' really hard, but it's a good

by Anne Mashinic
On Wednesday, November 7, The following students are first : the second : annual Dean's List year Dean's List scholars: A. J. Dinner was held at the Holiday Adams, Tod Allen, Patricia Beck, Inn South. g | j % Kathleen . Bennett, Evelyn The event \ which > honored 78 Bogdanski, Gary Bukowski, ; students, representing 7 per cent Kenneth Burkhart, Renee Clark, of the student body, included Nancy Cooney, Holly Crist, Gary cocktails, dinner, and an award Crolli, Hra Crowe, ^Virginia ceremony. I I - f f ^ K ^ | # - DeNale, Russell (Felix, Theresa >j B The academic scholars were Grzankowski, ? Paul , Hanes, addressed* by President! Shane Michael Harrington, John Heise, and were presented awards by Thomas Hixenbaugh, John Holt, President Shane land Dean Margaret Hughes, Karen Hunt, Garvey. First year |Dean's List Jill Judge, Kathleen Jurkiewicz, students were the recipients of Patricia Kazy, Cynthia Kern, inscribed plaques ana second year Dean's List students were Charlene pKolupski^ Nancy the recipients of inscribed desk Kotsenas,? Stephen Kovacs, Lander, Christine sets. | rS Sp 'ggfgl I RebeccaPatricia Lutton, Bonnie % The Dean's List is composed of Lawson, Yvette Maier, Anne students who have earned at least Lynch, Mashinic, Stella J^Matusak, a 3.5 quality {point average in Katbieen^Maurer, Laura Monteight courseSfeOf which at least petit, Sandra Nickerson, Kathryn seven were for numerical grades. Pilewskie, Janet Rectenwald, The following students are Susan Robinson, John moss, second year Dean's List scholars: James Sams, Steven Schaffher, Mary Ambron, Allan Belovarac, Jane Scura, Rudy Sechez, Carl Barbara Betzold, Beverly Bretz, Sheldon, Fredrick Suleski, Mary Dahlkemper, Gail Gerono, Ronald <Susmarski, Jeanne Louise Herbst, Ann Howard, Tainer, Deborah Tobin, Bernard Maureen Hunt, Patricia Hunt, Tre'jchel, Douglas Veroia, Heyde Susan Hurley, Cheryl Lossie, Wallower, Harold Weiss, Mark Tina Pastore, Rebecca Pickrell, Williams, Paul Wilson, Michael Joan Popovich,^? Kathleen Wrobel, James Mahoney, Thompson, Susan Weiner, Pamela Woodard. Deborah Zera.

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Connie is also a sophomore Creative Arts major at the Hurst. Teresa is not currently a student here but % plans to apply in January. ; The three women Iplay a girl who fears that the young man she loves is ^attracted to someone else. The other woman is, in reality, a doll in the window of Dr. Coppeli us. | Tickets ffor * 'Coppelia'' are $3.00 for adults and $1.50 for students. For reservations call 868-1112. * i #


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Guide to 1973-74 Winter Term Registration


(Occonber 18th to December 20th) Time PUce) 0* December 18th (Tueft) December 18th (Tues) December 18th (Tues) December 19th (Wed) December 19th (Med) December 20th (Thur) 8:30 - 10:00 A . H | Registrar's Office 10:00 - 12:00 Noon Registrar's Office 1:00 4:30 P.H. Registrar's Office

Early registration


8:30 - 12:00 Noon Registrar's Office 1:00 8:30 4(30 P.N. Registrar's Office 4:30 P.N. Registrar's Office

II. Regular registration tfty - (January 2. 1974) Pay SENIORS^ JUNIORS SOPHOMORES FRESHHEN (A-N) FRESHMEN <N-Z) January 2 (Mad) January 2 (Wed) January 2 (Utd) January 2 (Wed) January 2 (Wad) Time Place

8:30 - C9«30 A.M. Weber Hall 9:30 - 10:30 A.N. Weber Hall 10:30 \ 11:30 A.N. Weber Hall 1:00 2:00 P.N. Weber Hall

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Carly registration -(Occfember T8th to * Q ^ ) Step I : H Bring registration 1ofm (signed by advisor) to Registrar's office $1 designated tine. Step I I I I f your t u i t i o n has been pre-paid, you w i l l be given class cards aiio you w i n oe rinlsntd with r e g i s t r a t i o n . Note: 5Tht Business office w i l l give the Registrar clearance cards for those students who have pre-paid, so chock with the Registrar's o f f i c e f i r s t I f you think your b i l l has already bean paid. (Please don't check bo fore December 1 B_th).

The Mercyhurst Accounting Club had its first and very successful meeting Thursday, November 8, in Preston Lounge. This club is open to all students regardless of major with emphasis placed on the accounting community and business topics. The executive officers were elected at the first meeting. They consist of Russel Franklin (president), Jeff McCann$(vice president), Michael Harrington (secretary), Michael Suleski (treasurer) and *Bruce Chase (publ ic relations). ~g Some of the foreseen projections for the;;future are notable speakers from- the Erie community, field trips to corporate as well as private accounting firms and a senior banquet which will entail a dinner |for our senior accounting majors with local CPA's. All are invited to sit in at the next meeting to|partake| in the discussions or just to observe the proceedings.

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Spiritual Guardians

The Representative Union of But that's! the way he was,3 Ralph Montgomery, Students met Thursday, Superintendent of Buildings and never calling attention to himself. S November 15,1973 at 7:35 p.m. in Grounds at Mercyhurst College Each of us will remember Room 114 Zurn. There were 37 died Sunday afternoon, Ralph for the things he did for us. R members and 1 alternate present. N o v e m b e r ! ! 25 a t Doctors We'll always remember him for a|j Julie Samick gave a Treasury Osteopathic Hospital. He suf- certain secret we shared, g j 1 Report. 1 Last year at the Administrative fered a massive heart attack $826.00—films earlier in the dayiwhile getting workshop our foot I swung im$200.00—orientation convention ready to go hunting. He was 57 patiently under one of the new $121.00—student directories years old. Born in Pittsburgh, he tables in the Heritage Room. We To date, there is $290.24 had lived in Erie most of his life. pulled a piece of woodfromone of remaining in the regular R.U.S. Before joining the Mercyhurst the maple legs. Ralph saw it account, capital expenditures. Family seven years ago, ne had happen, and he saw our face, our After discussion of whether or been budding superintendent at embarrassment, our hand as we not to allot money to the ac- the Doctors Osteopathic Hospital tried to somehow patch the scar counting club, Julie Samick for 20 years. He is survived by his of our impatience. K g $ J * 2 S | moved that money be alloted to wife, Judy Lynch I Montgomery, And like the gentleman he was, them. Dario Cipriani seconded it. M two d a u g h t e r s , M r s . Roger he leaned over and whispered, The results of J the freshmen (Joyce) Powell, Ms. Carol "Don't worry. I'll fix it and they 11 elections were given. They are as Montgomery, and a son David. never know.' £ j | M f l V follows: I 1 HBBK Things never seemed to bother HE WAS SPECIAL 3 Ward A—JeanKunick -JBMIJHK.^ Ralph. He always had a twinkle in Montgomery was his blue eyes, a voice that always Ward B—Karen Brown jBfelKfj | Ralph I >g^ Ward C—Ann Condon E H | ™ H | special. showed concern for others, and a Ward D-Sheila Walsh J B B | | He' always h a d t i m e for laugh you wanted to hear. 5 • f * Ward E—Denniss Mastrino fegSj everyone. He h a ! I Ralph didn't know the meaning photographd of an 5 old { aerial Heyde Wallover : has been of the word priority. To him, office. We sawMercyhurst in his elected I from the | history it only recently. department. as their J represen- everyone at Mercyhurst? was We asked him what he was doing tative, K m s u fe i important land he treated every with such an old picture. It must Reports were given from the man's job as if it were a priority. have been takenjat least five That s how Ralph operated. Senate committees. Jan jRecyears ago. He told us he used it to tenwald reported *from the • H e came to the college seven show his new men the buildings superintendent of Academic Policies committee. years ago as grounds. He was and where they were assigned to buildings and The dean's list is being discussed. like a doctor to Old Main, ad- work when he was breaking them Kathy Thompson reported on ministering to the old building, in on the job. "It's a lot easier the Administrative Policies keeping many of her problems to than relying on directions,^he committee. The tuition proposal himself, and always being on 24said, fmade SHS to S 3 was tabled. R.U.S. made a hour call, mi j P i M *That sense us.!*"We'll ' request for Dr. Shane's input on We remember a year ago this get you one of the new aerials, that proposal. 1 i ] I fall when Ralph worked round the Ralph. And that's a promise." Paul Doran reported?on the It wasn't much, but we could clock during the power failure at Student Policies committee. They the school. He received what tell the gesture had pleased him. | are working on writing and ratify This morning we crumpled the could have been a fatal electrical a Student's Rights and Freedoms. shock during the first attempt to note hurriedly scribbled with a Reports from the R.U.S. plug in the power. Not very many green magic marker, "Get Ralph committees were given. The -j**? WS- 1 Academic committee is working people knew about that, p i e a Picture."Note: The | above was Editor's on booklets as reported by Anne passed it off with 111 guess I was reproduced from the November Maschinic. jb* $ just lucky." Neither did many 26 th issue of the * Mercyhurst g SharonJ Perkins reported on people know he suffered a heart Community| Newsletter". Mary the Community-Centered com- spasm the Wednesday before he Daly, Editor.| i m§ died. mittee. They have received a letter from the Salvation Army requesting students to ^sponsor WQLN-FM 91.3 Stereo their Christmas drive. Mercyhurst Studios Dario Cipriani reported on the "Night ^Flight ^—contemCultural committee. A senior ^ ^ p o t a r y music "'Sound proposal has been made corF Alternative" g cerning graduation. A recomMonday 11 p.m. 2 a.m. with mendation will be made to the jGary Dudenhoffer | administration that graduation be Tuesday 11 p.m. 2 a.m. with held on Saturday, June 1, 1973 at Glen Feinberg 6:00 p.m, outside of Zurn. Various Wednesday 11 p.m. - 2 a.m. speakers were also proposed and with P.J. Lovett will be sent on to the adThursday 11 p.m. - 2 a.m. ministration. £ with Chuck Hayes J3 Kathy Mauer reported on the RESEARCH Friday 11 p.m. - 2 a.m. with Social committee. She discussed G.T.Barron ^ the social calendar and the ASSISTANCE SaturdayjlO p.m. -12 a.m. amount of money committed to with Staff i • winter term activities. Publicity Thousands of Topics Sunday 10 p.m. - 2 a.m. with will be improved. ^Mr. Herring Staff aJ 1 FREE reported on a conference held at i Gettysburg College. Learning Resource Center After discussion of the E.C. sponsor the Todd Rungren conproposal, it was? decided that cert. Julie Samick seconded it. Mercyhurst Campus possible alternatives would be The motion passed by a vote of 33 sent to the Senate for recon- to 4.£ | Erie, Pa.f 16501 I * f I sideration. The alternatives were 4 Alexis Walker, President of 814-864-0681 as follows: I fr R.U.S., gave a State of the Union ; 1) no E.C. at all Address accounting for the ac2) receive certain minimum of complishments of II.U.S.*during E.C.'s before going to clinics i 3) standard test every three the fall term Jof House Bill No. 233 Discussion years i £ to lower the drinking age in 4) totally eliminate the clinic Pennsylvania followed. It was Thousands of Topi for financial reasons J | g decided that ten telegrams would r page 5) eliminate E.C. by mandating be sent to the Congressmen in our Send for your up-to-date, 160-page, a writing course. support of the Bill. It was passed mail order catalog. Enclose $1.00 A k report from the student by an unanimous vote. > to cover* postage (delivery time is consortium meeting heldi at Dario Cipriani moved that the 1 to 2 days). f$ ;l$g Behrend w a s | given. A jointly meetings be ] adjourned. Karen RESEARCH ASSISTANCE, sponsored concert with Todd Schultz seconded it. The meeting 11941 WILSHIRE BLVD., SUITE * Rungren was j. discussed. A ten- was adjourned at 8:57 p.m. r LOS ANGELES, CALIF. 90025 tative date was set for February Respectfully submitted, #13) 477-8474 or 477-5493 10,11974 at Gannon Auditorium. Marianne Jacobs I ,$| Our research material is sold for Paul Doran moved that we jointly Secretary % research assistance only.

Twas the last night off intersession and all through the campus 1 ? Not a person was stirring, the campus was dead. j The students f were merrym a king (making it with Mary) while visions of great parties messed up their heads. > * . | The mugs were all placed by the keg with care, hi hopes that the tap would soon be there. f & The apartment was'decorated with things of good cheer, a pipe, some dope and a bottle of beer. % And a good time was had by all. The End. Christmas is a time for remembering good friends, making new friends and also for forgiving people who maybe ain't such good friends. ? Remember the true spirit in which Christmas is celebrated ami help make Mercyhurst a brighter place to live. At this time yourfc Spiritual Guardians would like to wish everyone at Mercyhurst a very Merry Christmas and best wishes for a blessed New Year!' "! Waiting for all the guys at Mercyhurst under our mistletoe, e ' Your Spiritual Guardians P.S. Let the whole world know we are athletic supportors. Congratulations to our great b-ballers.*w

Dorms Open Up
by Marty Keeney
I In a move towards a new maturity in dealing with the resident student, the student policy has passed a recommendation for new hours in the dorms. Hating to have someone hold me on the edge of my seat, I'll pass them on to you immediately. The recommended hours are as follows: 1 $ 1 i f f Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday hours would be from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, 1 p.m. to 2 a.m. Now at first£ glance, you conservative Nixonites might say "shocking, more free love in the dorms." OK...being a Liberalist [g(of whom there's no one personification, Thank God), you could be heard yelling, "If they're gonna...they're gonna. We shouldn't even have hours." True, and bravo for both sides, at first glance that is. What the student policy has done, using the good arguments from both, is devise a set of dorm hours that allow a student to enjoy the freedom he so rightly deserves, but set him a guideline to remind him that any good thing can be misused. Need I say more, except bravo to the student policy committee for taking the time and effort they did for a donp policy that satisfies all parties without compromising principles held dear to any student, administrator and ohg yes, parents! Let us hope it is passed all the way through. < P .S. That is those people that pay both of you.

"The fTlerclad" editors andistaff would like to extend special holiday wishes! to our advisor, fTW. ATIcflndrew. (Pictured above) f

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Activities Schedule December
8-ball Western N.England Classic

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Editor; . i Assistant Editor: Editorial Board Feature: j I News: Sports: f ^Assistant Sports Drama: <y*. Business Manager:| Faculty Advisor:

Cathy Stevenson Kim Wontenay v SueWeiner Sharon Warner Dario Cipriani
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i Mark Zine Anne Mashinic Barry McAndrew

Luck Lakers! Dec Bowling Eastland required
Classes Vacation

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&3m Paul Manes, Peggy Benedict, Toni Loupe, P*ui Doran, Diane PickenT, c a t h y ^ c C a r m ; , Dennis Coaa John Sullivan Ann Condon, John S h f S Ellen Freitag, Susan Barrie, Carol Ouarlucc.o, J.ll Proper, Candy Yanker, Marty Keeney|Eleanore Grelewici.'

DECEMBER 14. 1973
"COPPEUA" DEC. 15 or 22 af 3:00 and 8:30 p.m Dec. 16 at 2:00 and 7:00 in the Little Theater. It is a production of the Erie Civic Ballet! Co., starring Harriet Bates, Connie Currey and Theresa Perret.



Cat Prowls Campus

by T.M. Cat
Jingle BUI? Hie rumor that Director of Student Affairs, Ken Billedy, is moonlighting as a department store Santa Claus led me to his home last Saturday morning. Mrs. Billedy told me that her husband was not it. Just as I asked where he was, a little boy came running up to Ids mother, screaming, "Mommy, the Santa Claus suit is gone from the closet! Daddy promised me that he would take me with him the next time he took the suit to Santa!" Blushing a brighter red than Rudolph's nose, Mrs„Billedy said that\ she would tell Ken that I stopped by and quickly shut the door. If Billedy is really only taking the suit to Santa, does that make Kenanelf? | H|, Announcement I m The Public Relations Office is sponsoring a moustache contest. Prizes will be awarded on the basis of number of moustaches in a department. 1 ; , "The purpose of the contest/' said PR woman Maggie O'Dally, "is to encourage a friendly spirit of competition among the departments." i ? ] All the details for judging have not been| worked| out yet, but Maggie said she wanted to announce the contest now so that the men can start growing their moustaches. \ Some provisions will have to be made for the smaller departments. Also, the question of whether women can wear false moustaches will have to be decided. Maggie said this might be possible if the women would wear them 24 hours a day, seven days a week until the contest is over. In current standings, the Home Ec Department is at the bottom of the list with no moustaches at all among the faculty or majors. Spanish Anyone? 1 1 For some time now, the Spanish-speaking members of the faculty have been seen entering a waiting car in front of Old Main every Thursday at the lunch hour. Recently, campus Latin America expert, Dr. Erinsam, has been joining them. The rumor isfloatingabout that they are all involved in a plot to restore Allende to power. (This rumor is, of course, preceded by the rumor that a stand-in was killed for the former Chilean ruler, who is now in hiding in the cellar j of Hermano 's Hide-away.) g^ Questioned on the matter, Dr. Erinsam only said "I will neither confirm nor deny the rumors." Another member of the club, Julie Gemm of the Intercultural Studies Department, would not say where the group goes or even admit that the individuals meet. "Warum fragen Sie mich? Ich lehren Deutsch!"|she said. (Translation: "Why fare you asking me? I teach German!") ;**f Spanish teacher Maria Mantea offered an explanation forg the Thursday meetings.* "We enjoy sharing a 5meal and a conversation* in Spanish. We're not mixed up in any Frito Bandito escapade."? W Cat's investigators will (continue to pursue the case. I Macabre Mullings S The course 'Death and Dying" seems to be stimulating thoughts on things that young people don't usually think about. After a tour of a funeral parlor, a campus jock remarked, "Hell, I'm not going to be laid out like • that, with everybody looking in on me. I'm going to be cremated and have my ashes strewn over Shamullio Field." Inspired 5 by a { trip | tot a cemetery, an art major in the course has begun to design tombstones on a commercial basis. She can be contacted at 4427859. ^(In ^letters, that's GHASTLY.)


Boys In Band Applauded
by Mark Zine
Paul Iddings, director of the Mercyhurst Drama Department, made his long awaited acting debut in the Erie Civic Theatre's Studio production of "Boys in the Band". In brief, "Boys" deals with a homosexual birthday party given by Michael (Paul Iddings), whose straight college roommate, Alan, makes Ian unexpected appearance. ] The production was a learning experience on two counts. First, it gave insight to the much pseudostereo-typed lifestyles! of homosexuals, and second, it gave those students fortunate enough to be directed by Mr. Iddings, a chance to see why he directs in the manner that he does when compared to 'his stunning performance on stage. Michael's light-hearted entrance gave question to the possible strength and understanding of ^ t h e character. These questions were erased as comedy gave wayf to emotional drama and Paul Idding's Michael unwound!with believable human feelmgs. Michael Weiss, a junior drama major at the Hurst, gave a very credible performance in the part of Larry. Itfwas obvious Mike understood and developed the character to the point where the audience realized the sarcasm and changing moods without brushing it off $ as a • weak character development. Any weak moments were quickly forgotten as outstanding actors caught up the pace. Mention must be given to Rick Muller who played Emory. This sad-tragic character gave audience members a sense of guilt as he belittled himself in the manner close-minded people ridiculed him. And Michael Morris' performance of Harold went unflawed throughout. His strength as a character and actor goes without question. The other lote-worthy cast members were David Held, Jim Roberts, Don Redd, Tom Colbridge, and Tony Car bone. $ The set design for this excellent production was both tasteful in the I character of Michael and very practical; designed by Phillip Louis Rodzeu. Joe Hassler's lighting designs were very*interesting, including a minor tribute to Bette Midler at the opening. The production was directed by David Mathews who deserves a round of applause.|| All in all, Erie should be proud of the Playhouse and company for this enlightening near perfect production and Mercyhurst should be very proud of our Paul Iddings. f

Volunteers Needed Fori Digs 1
fHELPTODIGUP % ENGLAND'S PAST Students are urgently invited to help in archaeological excavations in England next summer. ^Deadline for applications is February 1. City center redevelopment, new road-building programs and rapidly changing land use are threatening the disappearance of prehistoric graves, I iron-age settlements, Roman villas, fascinating relics of mediaeval towns, all over Britain. J % American students free from mid-May, and with previous archaeological experience, are invited to join* an international team on a dig of the important mediaeval city of Northampton and the Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Spins Hill in | Norfolk. Experienced volunteers will receivefreeboard and lodging for helping in this important work. Other students without! experience are invited to join the British Archaeology Seminar at Lincoln* College, Oxford, organised by the Association for Cultural Exchange. Six academic credits can be earned from participating in| this low-cost program which ends by three weeks'{participation on digs in different parts of England and Scotland. % ; %

Dec. 16

Health And Drug Hints
Sopors and Quaaludes are common names that refer to the drug methaqualone. It is a nonbarbiturate hypnotic sedative, useful in the treatment of insomnia. Doctors prescribe it as a sleeping pill or tranquilizer. Methaqualone f had been promoted and described as being a completely safe and nonaddictive drug. The effects of methaqualone are very pleasurable. Unfortunately, they can also be very dangerous. Especially so if you've been led to believe otherwise, or are not aware of the dangers. •Methaqualone r e l e a s e s inhibitions and can be psychologically and physically addictive^Wiui prolonged abuse of the drug, a person will build up physical tolerance that will produce severe ^withdrawal symptoms when use is discontinued. This may result in delirium and can produce a near coma state without interferring greatly with |the pulse, respiration or pain response. Methaqualone is particularly dangerous when used in conjunction with - alcohol.. Used 1 together abusively the two drugs may restrict respiration and can cause death-25 | . The amount of methaqualone needed for an overdose does not increase correspondingly with a user's tolerance, softhat .while it takesl increasing amounts to reach the same state ;of being "stoned", the amount it takes to overdose remains Hhe ;same. Heavy users, eventually may get to the point where they overdose before they get off.

"The Lion In Winter "the third offering of the Playhouse Mainstage productions, will be auditioned Sunday, December 16 at the Playhouse. Director David Anderson has announced that the auditions will begin promptly at 7:30 at The Playhouse on Buffalo Road. Also, anyone who is unable to attend should call him.;for a private audition...December 1718-19. The cast will be announced on the 20th of Decern ber. | "The Lion in Winter", which recounts the family intrigues and comic irony of The Royal Family of Henry II of England, will open January 25 and play through February 3. Anderson! plans to start rehearsals January 3. The cast consists of the royal familyHenry II, age 50; Eleanor of Aquitaine, the queen, age 61; and their sons Richard the Lionhearted, 26, Geoffrey, 25, and John, 16. Also there is Alais, 23, a French princess (and the king's mistress) as well as King Phillip of France. Anderson notes that while the play is set in 1183, the playwright, James Goldman, has written a play that handles the time and place with tongue-incheek, giving this piece a modern comedy appeal ana comment, # GRAFFITTI QUIZ (Answers Page 4) 1. Where's our Bit of Humor Girl, Candy Yanker? 2. Why is Candy where she is? 4 3. What is Mary Ann Daly's middle name? i | | 4. Name the starting lineup in the Lakers' first basketball game. 5. Where did Dr; Shane graduate from colli 6. Is there really a ISanta Claus? I 1 7. What is the name of Dr. Garvey'sdog? 8. Who was born December 2? I 5 ,}ig 9. How do you pronounce the name/ of the Hurst yearbook?

fe Mr. Adrian Turowski, Director of Family and Child Service, announces the* initiation of a pregnancy! detection program. The service provides confidential same day results with i sliding scale fee and counseling services. The service, while available to all women, is directed at the establishment of early diagnosis of pregnancy for girls 18 years and younger. National statistics published by Children's Bureau have repeatedly demonstrated that young girls are j at risk biologically because of their youthful pregnancies. Premature births are statistically high for this age group as are a higher incidence of neonatal deaths and other medical problems. I The importance of early prenatal care is emphasized, thus requiring early diagnosis. j The Denver Chemical Manufacturing Company, producers of the. Wampole test, have certified that the test is 99 per cent accurate ten days after the first missed menstrual period. The agency will offer to those desiring it, counseling and referral services. J t *i.\ Family^and Child Servicers a member of United Community Services and Family * Service Association of America, and a provisional member of^CWld Welfare League of America. For further information please call 455-2725.

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Dario's Divots
WOLN need* students or faculty members Interested in announcing, programming, and production. For further Information contact Gary Dudenhoffer at
by Dario Cipriani, Sports Editor

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The Mercyhurst College basketball team, spinning from losses in its first three games, finally won their first game of the year Monday night against a very tough St. Vincent team. From all the pre-season indications, the Lakers were not supposed to lose their first three starts. But a mixture of bad officiating, cold shooting, costly turnovers and inconsistency led to a not-so-good beginning, and with the best team in the District as their opponents Monday, things were not looking good. In the end, it-was Carl Jones, smoking one in from 40 feet at the buzzer and all of the sudden the Lakers seemed to be on their way. Maryland-Eastern Shore was the opponent as Mercyhurst took the Gannon Auditorium floor in the opener | In one of: the finest college games ever staged at the Audi, the Lakers finally bowed to t h e ! Hawks * 95-92 after2 two overtimes of play. Next it was on to ? Wheeling and one of the greatest hose jobs Coach Fox's team has seen in its three year history. With the help of 44 foul shots, 18 for the Hurst, Wheeling squeaked out an 87-86 victory. 4 The real sore spot in the three losses came at Point Park. Ahead by five at the half, Mercyhurst acted like the hoop had no hole in it and shot a miserable 30 per cent from the field in the second canto. The Pioneers blew us halfway back to Erie (98-80) and mere it was: no wins and three losses. Paul fNewman, the S.I.D. at Edinboro, ^commenting on the Lakers' opening games, said,

"Your team is the best 0-3 club in the nation." That wasn't much of a consolation. | Next it was on to Latrobe. St. Vincent, undefeated at the time, and flooring their best team in history, played a fine game and with the score tied at 57-57 with two seconds left on the clock and their pre-season | All-American Billy Flowers at the foul line to snoot a one and one situation, it looked like the Lakers were headed for their fourth straight setback. Flowers netted his first throw, but was called for a freethrow violation as his second shot swished. So, instead? of being down by two, the Lakers had one last gasp to win. Coach Fox called the play in the time-out huddle on the sideline and everyone in the fieldhouse thought! the inbounds pass from Willis - Car dot was going to Jesse Campbell perched 75 feet away under the Hurst hoop. Smoker then went into his routine. Breaking from a tandem set up bright in down the left sideline like a flanker running a fly pattern. "Puck" reached back and fired just past the half-court line about 60 feet away. Carl took one dribble, stopped and arched a 40,footer an eyelash before the buzzer sounded. The ball swished through and Mercyhurst; had its first victory. i t |& f It is this writer's opinion that the Hurst is now ready to play basketball. We definitely possess a first-class ball club who should live up to all of-the pre-season expectations. I)look for a 19-5 season and I firmly believe it is still within reach. '"

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Results Lakers 92, Lakers 86, Lakers 80, Lakers 59, Maryland-Eastern Shore Wheeling Point Park Stl; Vincent 95(20T) 87 1 98 458

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SEASON HIGHS Points: Fields Goals : Free Throws: Rebounds: 30 (13FG, 4 Ft.) 13 (att 23) 7 (att 9) 24 I Campbell Campbell Cardotr* Campbell at Wheeling at Wheeling vs. Md.-Eastern Shore at Wheeling Ugl 12-7-73 12-7-73 12-1-73 12-7-73

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