Academic Calendar

No drastic changes are featured in the proposed academic calendar for the 1975-76 school year, now under consideration by the Academic Policies Committee of the College Senate. . il Although it was stressed that the calendar remains tentative until approved by the Academic Policies Committee, the following features of* the new calendar were disclosed: 1) Mercyhurst will remain on a 3-1-3-3 academic calendar system, with three ten week tri-mesters and a fifteen day Intersession. 2) All regular tri-mesters will run to normal length — 39-40 days. 3) Vacations will still be placed between terms. Creation of a new academic calendar which incorporated all of the desirable aspects off the old

Few Changes Proposed For
calendar andlstiU corresponded better to the Villa and Gannon calendar was no easy task. The goal was clear, however, that the starting and ending times of the three local\ Consortium colleges should be as nearly identical as possible. It was originally feared that bringing the Mercyhurst calendar into line with those of the other colleges would require a Spring term of far less than the desired 40 class days. This problem is not evident in the proposed calendar, although classes will be held on four Wednesdays in Spring term under the proposed plan J 0 ; As presently drawn up, the 1975-76 school year will begin on September 2 and end on May 28,1976, with breaks of eighteen, sixteen, and ten days between the respective terms, fr I Also neartng completion is the Initial form of the Mercyhurst Master Calendar. The people compiling the Master Calendar are seeking an organized schedule of dates and activities involving the college which is easily accessible and kept constantly up-todate. New and improved communications channels will be created along with the calendar, to facilitiate the scheduling of events, arrangements for facilities, and arrangements for necessary services connected with the event. It has been stated that guidelines regarding these new channels will be issued in the near future. I —-—

The Voice of Hie Mercyhurst
VOL.47 NO.24
MERCYHURST COLLEGE Tuition Question

Community
MAY 2. 1975

LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT:
Dear Students: As you know from a story in a recent Me re tad, we had hoped to have information to you by this time concerning the? tuition increase for the 1975-76 academic year. ^Unfortunately, we are unable to present the figure at this time, but expect to be able to do so by May 9.1 •% V C & * The delay us due to the fact that we are doing everything possible to achieve two basic goals: 1) to keep the tuition increase as low as is fiscally and humanly possible, and 2) to present a balanced budget, which is a financial imperative. i ,i. This is being written on Tuesday, April 29, so as to meet the deadline for this week's edition of the Merciad. Last Friday,*thei Budget and 'Finance Committee, \ including its 'student and faculty representatives, met for three hours. The Committee will be meeting again later this afternoon (Tuesday). Assuming|a tentative budget is .approved at that time, the suggested tuition increase will then be mailed to each member of the Board of Trustees. Once the Board is polled, we will announce the results: § *»* p * j j ^ You should know that the college budget for this year is $3.5 million, which is a modest budget for an institution of this size. If we are able to limit the increase to five per cent for this coming year, which is substantially below the inflation rate, it means we must raise an additional $175,000. You should be aware also that 87 per cent of the budget is in fixed and non-discretionary costs such as faculty and staff salaries and fringe benefits, financial aid, utilities, debt service, etc. t i l lAlso, you should know that the budget has been scrubbed time and time and time again over the past few months in an effort to eliminate every single cent in jj expenditures that can be eliminated without seriously jeopardizing the quality of our programs at the College. j * §The problem we are facing at this moment in our effort to balance the budget revolves around the dramatic increases recently announced for utilities, increases which will have a profound effect on the

DR. CYRIL WECHT

Coroner To Speak JFK Assassination
On Thursday,^ May 8th, at 8:00 p.m., Dr. Cyril Wecht, Allegheny County Coroner * and a \ noted authority on the assassination of President John F, Kennedy will address a Mercyhurst audience on the subject of the Kennedy assassination. A holder of doctoral degrees in both fields, Dr. : Wecht is- both* a licensed doctor and a licensed lawyer, having been educated at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Maryland. Since 1970, he has served in the position of coroner for the County of Allegheny. Dr. Wecht makes his home in Pittsburgh. .$£ * \ g % In his work in the field of Forensic Pathology, Dr. Wecht*' has gathered information on the Kennedy assassination which leads him to believe that the conclusions of the Warren Commission;are wrong. Dr.. Wecht particularly disputes /the Commissiorvs conclusion that only one bullet was fired at President Kennedy and that same bullet struck both Kennedy and Gov. JohnConnally/ I %'. | ; Dr. Wecht believes that the "single-bullet theory" is no longer credible. Instead, he feels that President Kennedy was not only killed by two bullets or more, but that there was more than one assassin involved in the shooting. Dr. Wecht's lecture will involve *the presentation of evidence in the form of pictures, reports, and-slides to back his thesis that President Kennedy's assassination was not the work of one man one bullet. \ J Dr. Wecht's presentation will be sponsored by the Political Science Department, The Student Activities Committee, and the Cultural Affairs Committee, and will be presented in the format of a Social Science Seminar. I - t I |4 | I All members of the Mercyhurst and Erie community are invited to attend Dr. Wecht's lecture. Admission will be free.

DR. M. L. SHANE budget. Also,{we have committed the College to a substantial'increase in student aid. This is an increase which must be balanced off on the income side.; I You can be assured that your president, each member of his staff, each member of the Budget and Finance Committee, and each member of the Board of Trustees is cognizant of the impact a tuition increase will have on you as students. You can be assured also that each of us is doing his-her best to keep the increase at the lowest possible level. Sincerely, Marion L.Shane President I

NEWMAN SCHOLAR
Fr. William Clancy, CO., former religious editor of "Newsweek" magazine, will present a two-day program of public lectures on the life and works of John Henry Cardinal Newman, on Monday and Tuesday, May 5-6, at 8:15 p.m. in the Zurn Recital Hall. i Newman is regarded by some church; scholars to have been the "absent Father" of Vatican Council II. K Fr. Clancy's appearance in Erie will be under the f auspices of the Mercyhurst humanities division, where 30 collegians are currently studying a course on the Catholic writer-scholar being taught by Sr. M. Eustace Taylor, R.S.M., Ph.D., professor of English. Clancy began his religious training for the priesthood in the midst of a successful journalistic and literary career. Before leaving New York for England and the Birmingham Oratory of St. Philip Neri, which was founded by Newman. Clancy held the positions of associate editor of "Commonweal," religious of "Newsweek", consultant to the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, and founding editor of "Worldview." He spent a year in

LECTURE

Oratoriam formation in Newman's Oratory, where he met the last living Oratorian to have been received into the congregation by Newman himself. In 1964, Clancy was ordained a priest. * i v ••; Fr. Clancy's lecture on Monday evening will be on "Newman, The Seeker After God's Plan", and on Tuesday, he will speak on "Newman, The Conserver of God's Revelation." > Both lectures will be open to the public, free of charge. f R

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Staff Editoria

CAMPUS PARKING
by Dale Mcintosh Recently this writer overheard a conversation of two day students. They were voicing their opinions of the parking situation here. I guess the biggest gripe either of them had | was the parking in the new side lot next to (he library. As everybody with a car knows the hours of nine o'clock to 12 o'clock and maybe as long as one are the toughest to find a parking spot. The gripe this person was voicing was the same one this writer voices today and is the reason for this article. Many times in the past two weeks there has been no parking available in this lot in the mornings. Many students, myself included, have been parking there anyway, just because there's no parking between the crooked yellow lines. Why do they get tagged anyway? This question angered me so much that Invent to the Security Department to find some explanations. §|

Due to a lack of letters to the editor and because this page must be filled somehow, I'm forced to write another editorial column. Now, I don't like this anymore than you because personally, I'd rather print your ideas than my own. After all, the ideas and thoughts of 11,000 people are more interesting to read when the paper comes out than the ramblings of one mind. Sometimes, I'm tempted to write letters to myself but then again, writing letters addressed "Dear Editor" would label me, a narcissistic schizophrenic which would cause me, (not to mention my mother.) to worry about myself and I would then be a neurotic- and that'would drive,me crazy! So without further ado, I will try to make much ado about nothing. (Thank you, BUI Shakespeare). As the school year draws to a close, many Mercyhurst students look forward to a long, luxurious summer vacation; but for many seniors, the future is not that sunshiny bright. As graduation nears, seniors are forced to decide "What they will be when they grow up." For many, the prospects are cloudy. (My best friend just landed a job as* a life-guard in a car wash and is thrilled to pieces.") It makes one wonder if this whole college scene is at all worth it. I think so. The education one receives in college is not measurable by an A or a B. A college degree, to my I mind, measures not ability but stamina. If one can complete the rigors of collegiate conformity- one can handle the world!

stitution to * the expected tuition hike, he is "...assuming good faith." j This phrase tries to imply a trusting attitude among the faculty, administration and students. Such is not always the case. For if we are all constantly assuming good faith, must we constantly assure each other that we are?? ? Becky Buck is the secretary for the Education Division. Becky works on the third floor of Old Main in a large, open office which is easily accessible to the general public. Several times Becky has tried to spruce up her office with plants. Severaltimesthese plants have been stolea In fact, according to Becky, "Everything that isn't nailed down is stolen." There also has been a recent epidemic of walletstealing. The wallet is usually recovered by Securityminus the money, of course! The Merciad can't take a poll on campus stealing. Who would admit to being a thief? But all one has to do to witness the effects of stealing on campus is to walk through dorms and read the signs posted which plead with campus crooks to return belongings. What can be oone? Nothing really. But it's just too bad that there are people here who'd steal a plant, steal a fellow student's wallet or someone's clothes!! Lest this column depress you too much, contemplate if you will, on Mercyhurst in the springtime. Tennis balls thwop constantly, frisbees whoosh all day and uniformed baseball and tennis players trudge good naturedly back-and-forth to practice. Everyone seems to want to celebrate the Spring - our Spring together. No matter what ourt troubles, Spring at Mercyhurst somehow brings us together. Happy Spring!!

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Lately, in the College's political circles, the "in" words have become ...to assume good faith." To begin with, the men responsible for this are Will Everyone seems to be assuring everyone that while Sydow and Joe Cook Sr. Mr. Cook told me that he has bargaining on anything from a new senate conabout fifteen work-study students working here. About half of whom work outside in the morning, which is quite a lot for so few parking lots. He pointed out to me that there are two smaller lots on the southeastern corner of the campus that are sparsely used during this time. Mr. Cook went even further by informing mefthatfthey do check! the parking situations reguarly. I admitted being very ignorant to this situation and after he pointed out that every lot on campus (with exception of behind Preston, McAuley and visitors in front of Main are ok to park in, I felt even more ignorant. I admit that when I started looking into this situation I did it with the intention of cutting up the parking situatioa I have been proven wrong. It is a fact that the Mercyhurst parking is more than adequate. It is also a fact that no matter where you park, a student has a much less distance to walk than Dear Editor, in most other schools. it think it's about time we las students' quit After eight months of reading the Merciad and its screaming about this and that when we have no in- constant articles on women's sports written by those formation. There is a time and place and most im- who lack clear insight into the matter, I find it difportantly a proper cause to excerise our rights, but I ficult to refrain from my comments about this any would like to say that the Mercyhurst parking and the longer. | J '% % - p • \ people who take care of it are exceptional. As far as I can see. most of the opinions stated have been very stereotypical and I see no place where they stand to judge. The last was pointed at the women's crew (which is not a team, but a club because the school can't seem to find the money to support it). But please, if we are directing our comments to those in particular, let us keep them in that direction and In circulating the faculty petition to the Board not extend it to all women's sports. of Trustees regarding tuition (published in last week's Merciad), we were unable to contact all of the faculty members. It should not be taken Stu<U«t ML that the absence of a faculty member's name on the petition implies a refusal to sign it. |f I Of those faculty members asked to sign the ? AFTER GRADUATION petition, well over 90 per cent did so. | I Barry G. Grossman *
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Need I mention our lack of support, financially or from the students, which is very depressing as well as discouraging. Iris very apparent the school only carries these programs for'mere tradition and not much other reason. And so, why do we play, if we don't have the support? Because we want to, because we want to better ourselves ;for four own personal enrichment, to become the best we are capable at something we enjoy. Is this not dedication? Admittedly, we aren't the best, and we don't bring fame to the school, but we make an honest attempt at winning! What can you do without scholarships for quality players or Math the barest minimum amount of money for equipment? I$ As for the alcohol mentioned last week, Til admit I don't refrain from it during the season. But I also know of many, many male athletes who don't also, even those who drink while on tour! I So please, do not use this to point your finger at our lack of dedication. ' I cannot speak for all the females on campus involved in sports, but for those I can, I do. Rose Ann Bauer m P.S. As for the "stronger sex", was it Bobby Riggs who beat Billy Jean King or was it Billy Jean King who beat Bobby Riggs? ? ? v*

! CLARIFICATION

MERCIAD
Editor Editorial Board: News Editor: Feature Editor: Layout Editor:

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Writers and Creators: Darla Ma lone. Kathy Turek, Nancy Willis, Patty Mullaugh. Rocco Riazzo, Mary Conway, Dale Mcintosh, Boh Curtis, Richard Birmingham. Esther Marie Schreiber. Faculty Advisor: Andrew Roth;

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Dear Editor, I At this time due to the fact that I have lost total control of my behavior I must publish this warning: To Father Pat and Dave Blanchfield, I have picked you two fine upstanding gentlemen for target practice. During the next week you will both'be subjected to flying pies. I will * strike" without warning and at atimeI nave picked. | I am publishing this warning to give the two gentlemen a sporting chance. The Libra P.S. I hope this assassination satisfies my craving if not, there will be further attacks.

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Rod McKuen
On April 29, Mart Gardner and two other girls had the tremendous experience of performing in a live concert with Rod McKuen at Heinz Hall in Pittsburgh, Pa. Rod McKuen is a popular poet who has written several books and recorded a few albums. His basic style is conducent to "bachelor pads, low lights, and wine." 1 After trying out for the civic opera in Pittsburgh, Mari was approached ? by talent scouts in connection with the concert. Mari and the two other girls were chosen from some 500 to 1,000 people for this opportunity to sing and dance with Rod. During the concert, Mari, the current star of Hot L Baltimore, sang a solo entitled, "I Never Want To Say Good-bye." The concert was video-taped and may possibly reach national television in the near future. Congratulations, Mari!

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THIS WEEK'S MENUS
Friday, May 2

LUNCH: Pish and Chips, Turkey Mushroom Pie, Salad Plate, Sandwich Bar. DINNER: Baked Meat Loaf, Savory Pork Chops, Barbeque Beef Sandwich.* ! Saturday* May 3 £& LUNCH: Sloppy Joes, Scrambled Eggs with Ham, Tuna | Noodle Casserole, Sandwich Bar. DINNER: Charcoal Broiled Steak, Shrimp, Hot Dogs for seconds. 1 Sunday, May 5 BRUNCH: Scrambled Eggs, Hashed Brown Potatoes, Sausage. DINNER: OvenjBroiled Chicken, Hungarian Goulash/ if There have been several the time that I he was inOmelet with Mushrooms. new developments concerning terviewed for his position at Monday, May 5 «_„™„ _ last week's "Window On_The _ Mercyhurst, he j produced a LUNCH: Chili and Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Beef Pot Pie, Past". It seems that the two diploma, written in German, Julienne Salad Plate, Sandwich Bar. f men pictured in the article which he asserted to be from DINNER: Baked Ham, Chicken Chow Mein, Hamburgers have once again appeared on the Vienna School of the ^Mercyhurst campus. Psychiatry. - He was imand French Fries. I Heavily disguised, and posing mediately hired. £| Tuesday, May 6 as Campus Ministers, they It was later learned that the LUNCH: Pizza, Tuna Noodle Casserole, Salad Plate, continue their subversion of diploma that Dr. Osterlieb Sandwich Bar. | Mercyhurst minds. (These had shown to the interviewer DINNER: Roast Beef, Stuffed Cabbage, Denver Sandwich. men also appear to be was from the Vienna School of responsible for the large Podiatry. Wednesday, May 7 Under Dr. Osterlieb, the LUNCH: Hot Dogs with Baked Beans, Baked Macaroni and number of crayoned hatenotes that I have been receiving pin Mercyhurst Psychiatry Cheese, Pancakes with Assorted Syrups, Sandwich Bar. response to the article). Department moved in DINNER: Swiss Steak, Spaghetti with Meat Sauce, Ham This week, the time is once revolutionary new directions. Melt Sandwiches. I again ripe for the unmasking The Mercyhurst College of another Mercyhurst "black Catalogue for 1969 gave hints ^ Thursday, May 8 11 sheep , Dr. Joffrey fVon to what was a - "foot" in the LUNCH: Hamburger on Bun, Corned Beef Hash, Tuna Osterlieb. | | § | psychiatry department that Salad Plate, Sandwich Bar. i Dr. Osterlieb first came to year. A sampling of course DINNER :|Baked Chicken, Swedish Meatballs, Hot Italian Mercyhurst in 1968, posing as offerings: Seminar on Sausage Sandwich. a professor of psychiatry. At Barefoot Therapy, Plat Feet: Their connection with Mental Illness, Toe Counting: Key To The Real Self, Toes k vs. the Super-Ego. | The height of Dr. Osterlieb's notorietyjcame in 1969, when he .presented his remarkable paper: "The Relationship Between Toenail Growth I and Mental Development'' to a convention A v a i l a b l e a t Cafeteria er Snack Bar of famous psychiatrists from Prices range from *«8S to *1.10 around the world. So moved was his audience by his A v a i l a b l e Entrees | H a m , Roast Beef, presentation that they $all Chicken, Salisbury S t e a k , walked out, presumably* to examine their toenails for Staffed Cabbage, M e hints of native intelligence. and Beef Stew It was shortly after reaching the pinnacle of his TRY THEM, YOU'LL LIKE THEM! success that Dr. Osterlieb, in

an interview with the Merciad, Iet|his true credentials slip out. In the wake of a the uproar caused by the disclosure, Dr. Osterlieb made a public confession in which he admitted that he had been a foot doctor all along. He insisted that neither this fact, nor that of his fraud, effected i the truth of his theories, which he would stand by to the end. Because of the scandal, the college had no choice but to let Dr. Osterlieb go. In a final meeting with the head of his division on -the day of his departure, Dr. Osterlieb expressed his regret to having to i leave Mercyhurst and predicted that the Mercyhurst name would be well remembered in connection with his theories. Dr. Xenophobe thanked Dr. Osterlieb, and as a parting gesture asked him to analyze his corns. « ^Nothing has been heard of Dr. Osterlieb since his departure, but one jprevalent story is that Dr. Xenophobe increasingly pained by? his corns, brought Dr. Osterlieb secretly to Mercyhurst, giving him a new name and position. This rumor has yet to be verified, but it is known that one member !of the Psychology department has been talking up the benefits of "earth shoes" and sporting a pair of them himself. Could it

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CREATIVE ARTS DIVISION SPRING TERM/ARTS TIME AT MERCYHURST ! I CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Thura, Composer's Choice/ Dr. L. Mennlni/Tho Classics Used to Dignify Commercialism Martha Noves Trio Student Senior Exhibition Satellite Show Two-man Exhibition presentations Student recital/Tane Anderson/Soprano Composer's Choice/ Dr. L. Mennini/ The Comparison of Authentic Performance versus Modern Renditions Hot L Baltimore Senior Thesis Composer's Choice/ Dr. L. Mennini/ Percussion MusicGuest: Tod Fraseur (Fredonia State Univ,) Fredonla Percussion Ensemble Hot L Baltimore Hot L Baltimore Student Recital/Richard Wyler/pianist ?j ! Hot L Baltimore Composer's Choice/ Dr. L» fierinini/The Acoustics of Sound Composer's Choice/ Dr. L. Mennini/ Mediocrity in the Arts Hot L Baltimore Hot L Baltimore Hot L Baltimore Hot L Baltimore Opera "Dido & Aeneas" Opera "Dido & Aeneas" Arts and Crafta Sale8 and show 10-11 p.m. WQLN FM Radio 91.3

Destination Ashtabula
The CEC walkers have changed their walk-a-thon destination. Dob Dubik, Mike Carrig, and Joel Pacinelli decided to walk fourimore miles and go to Ashtabula, OhioL instead of Meadville. The total number of miles they will cover is 84! Are you planning to bring? along an extra pair of Keds for Champions, guys? Bob, Mike, and Joe have already started their drive for pledges. So far, they have collected close to $600.00 in donations and pledges. Additional pledges may be mailed to Bob Dubik, Box 809 (Preston mail room). In Ashtabula, this ?scene might take place on May 9th: Little kid, "Mommy, mommy, there's three young guys outside who are very thirsty and would like a drink. They say they've walked all the way from Erie, Pennsylvania." Mother, "These kids! They'll do anything for a beer!!"I i I

Jone Anderson

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Jane L. Anderson will present a senior vocal recital on Saturday, May 3 at 8:00 p.m.: in Zurn Recital Hall. Featured will be works by Handel, Schubert, Purceli, Respigi, and Rorem. |. A native of Erie, Jane graduated from Academy High School and on May 31 she will receive her Bachelor of Arts degree in Applied Music. I Jane is a member of the Mercyhurst Concert Choir and the Emmanuel Presbyterian* Choir. She has appeared as soloist with these groups, as well as various liturgical celebrations both on and off campus. Jane will also Kathleen Kelleher, a sophappear in the leading role of omore piano major, will Dido, in the college's up- accompany Jane. M j% coming I production of Pur- The recital is open to the cell's opera, "Dido and public and is free of charge. Aeneas." i % $*i Jane is presently a student of Edwin Blanchard, Associate professor of music here at Mercyhurst.

VOCAL RECITAL

Sounds

Kevin J. Sadowski, a junior music major at Mercyhurst, will present an organ recital on Sunday, May 4 at 4 p.m. at Luther Memorial Church located on 225 West 10th street, Erie. Works to be performed include pieces by Bach, Franck, Mozart; and also an original composition by Mr. Sadowski entitled, "Evocatioa" &g | Kevin has performed numerous recitals in the past and was the recipient earlier this year of the Camphausen Music Scholarship Award. He is * also the congregational organist of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Erie. Mr. Sadowski's recitalfis open to the public free of charge and is being sponsored by Luther Memorial Church.

Organ JET RADIOTHON |WJETE will sponsor ^a radiothon for the benefit of Sounds! | the United Cerebral Palsy. It will feature a 12-hour rock
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concert § from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on May 3 at* Frontier Help is needed to collect donations, police areas, etc. If anyone can and is willing to help, please contact the Campus Ministry Office. J|

Designer Craftsman Fair
The third annual designer craftsman fair is coming up again. This year it will be held on May 25 (Sunday) from 12 - 6 p.m. For further information on this year's fair contact either Shirley Hordinski or Ka thy Turek.

One of the spring highlights this month is the staged production of Henry Purcell's opera "Dido and Aeneas" on May 23 and 25 at 8 p.m. & | The story centers around a royal pair who are destined by cruel fate to separatioa For Dido that also means death. As the plot unravels, the goddess Juno decrees that Aeneas sai^from Carthage, Dido's realm, to discover Italy. This depresses Dido/for she has not only lost her first husband but now she is about to lose her lover. Added to this, Aeneas, who is a royal Trojan prince, could have helped her return Carthage to its former position of power and glory. The various singers in the opera include Jane Anderson as Dido, Fr. George Rich as Aeneas, Diane Beckeras Belinda, Kathy Kelleher as the Sorceress, Roberta Wenstran as the first witch, Elizabeth Stage as the second witch, Camilla Roche as Mercury, and Andre Guthman as the sailor. | I This fully staged ami costumed production is under the direction of Edwin Blanchard with George Maines as set designer, Marty Miglioretti as publicity artist, and David Walach as rehearsal accompanist. \ m | | i | Accompanying the singers will be the Howard Lyons String Quartet with Barney Tiller at the harpsichord. The concert choir will also be heard throughout the opera in keeping with the traditional Greek Choir whose function is to reflect the mood and fate of the principals. 3 fsB £*TL-J|

OPERA ON STAGE

Hot L Baltimore preview featuring Igor Stalsky, Mari Gardner and Jane Bassett | on Montage Wednesday at 10:30 p.m.. The Elizabethan Period and the Arts highlighted by Dr. Mennini Tuesday evening at 10 fc£ I Inside Rock this Friday with % | Tim Korarsky a19 p. m.'. ; Procedures of Retail .:".' Security featuring S» Mercyhurstf graduate 2$ Bob Beck Wednesday at fr. 10 on Public Fact T Great Hits of Harry Warren i and Al Dubin on Sight and 1 Sound Monday at 10 with Andy Roth j Just Jazz Saturday at 10 $f p.m. and Big Band Swing & Sunday at 10 a.m. L * WQLN-FMmercyhurst is 91.3 on your stereo FM Eg dial. 350 watts public g iM radio. Mk M&
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Movie IRe views
bylRocco Riazzi A FAR FETCHED "Shampoo" THE MAJOR LET-DOWN OP MOTION PICTURE! It is THE YEAR!!! "Shampoo" based on the bestselling novel can be called a - bedroom of the same title by Max j farce. The film is a complete Ehrlich. Does reincarnation downgrading in my ex- exist? It sure does in Peter Proud! I pectation of entertainment. Michael Sarrazin is conWarren Beatty* stars in, wrote, and also produced the fronted with a crazy notion picture. Briefly, ^'Shampoo*' that^hehas lived before, 30 is about the unhappiness of a years ago! With a continuous swinging Hollywood hair- terrifying dream, he traces dresser who, after losing his his passed life to a small New bed partners, becomes an England town. There he puts immature, helpless boy. together the haunting scenes Goldie Hawn stars as his girl which are burned in his mind. who tries to bring Beatty to Also staring are Jennifer reality. Julie Christie stars as O'Neill and Margot Kidder. the woman he truly loves.| "Peter Proud** is selfish on "Shampoo" is weak on plot, action , and at times in the acting, directing, and in- story the dialogue is dull and terest. Although the picture dry. The highlight of the has jmany hang-ups, the picture comes at the end of characters of Hawn and the film, which is obvious|ln Christie are the two strong the picture! A great deal of acting credit goes to Margot points of the film, i (Now showing exclusively Kidder in the role of Mrs. at (lie Millcreek Mall Cinema. Marcia Curtis. Rated R.) (Now showing at Cinema "The Reincarnation of Peter World and the Millcreek Mall Cinema. Rated R.) Proud" i

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Midnight Moss
The Campus Ministry invites you to attend the Canisius College Community's Midnight Mass in Buffalo on Saturday. May 10th. Free round-trip* transportation to Buffalo will be provided for all interested students. Contact . the Campus Ministry Office or Mrs. Offull at 868-9579 to sign up and or to obtain more information. Deadline for signing up is Thursday. May 8th.

ONE-MAN SHOW*
One-man show of the works of Neil Daugherty. Paintings, at the Art Mart Sky lite Gallery, n i l State Street. Opening: 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 3,1975. The show will be up for viewing through to June 6,1975, and is open to the public and free of charge.

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Judge; for hit contribution to his troop command past of t he criminal justice education at Lawrence Park oar racks Mercyhurst College; and for three > years ago, having his humanity and interest in previously been assigned to young people as a counselor troops In | Washington! and their friend." | Philadelphia, Hollidavss P Judge Carney has been a burgh and Highapire t n. member of the bar tor the Hankinson resides with his past 33 years. *Ne graduated wife, Patricia, and their from Allegheny College and daughters, Kathleen and the University of Pittsburgh Mario, Law School. Carney spent Carney and Hankinson will four years as a special agent join the roster of law en with t he FItt and for two and a torcement award recipients half years ho was special honored by the Hurst crimlnu I deputy general of Penn justice school tor their outsylvania. The Erie native standing achievement and served as district attorney contributions to law enfrom 1964 66, and has held the , orcement judicial seat as presiding In 1073, the award went to judge of the court of common Karl W. Boyes and Erie Chief O Police Samuel J, (iemolll. f pleas for the past nine years, j. Last • year's honor was Married to the former presented to Raymond L« Violet Walker, Carney Is the Frankonburg, northwest father of two children, regional director. Governor's Ka t hleen a nd Wi Iliam, g Justice •Commission, and Capt. Hankinson, the Larie1 Pintea, co-founder of commander of Troop K with the Mercyhurst School of Law the Pennsylvania State Police, will be recognized for Enforcement and managing "his 22 years of service to the editor of the -Erie Morning ewa, Commonwealth as a law enforcement officer; forlhls exemplary leadership as troop commander of State policemen in Erie, Crawford, Venango, J and Warren Counties, and for hia humanity and humility in performing his duties to urther the cause of justice." f Hankinson, a native of New Baltimore, Pa., ^ joined the State police in iur>3 and in 1972 earned his captain's commission. He has been involved in all phases of police work over the years ana his served as an instructor at the Pollco Academy in 1 lershey. ,v; n Capt. Hankinson took over

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Find a career that counts that is the thought in the minds of most college students. But, just what is a career that counts • the time to decide that is now. Begin to look into the different careers and make? a decision that could be your future, f The Career Planning Center has many books on the subject and anyone interested may come in and browse. * In the last few issues of The Merclad we touched upon a few different career choices and this week we offer a few more that might prove interesting. , Ho$pltal Financial *\u Management often begin With the Controller in the smaller hospitals and in the larger ones, it begins with the Director of Fiscal Services. The Controller's responsibility extends Ho all phases of financial management; general accounting and bookkeeping, patient aci counts. budgeting, financial reporting. Directly under the controller are the Business Office Manager and the Patient Accounts Manager, I who handle the general accounting and patient services. This leaves the Controller free- to use his considerable experience and talent to set up and maintain reporting and ^accounting systems that provide the Administrator and the Board of Trustees with an accurate picture of the hospital's financial state. In ordertodo this, the controller must consult with both the Hospital

Administrator and f the contain as* many as a job. gOOd healthy enthusiasm American Hotel and Motel various hospital department thousand rooms s or more, andj energy, you should be Association, mitt Seventh Ave,. i heads. |Hls . knowledge of all though there are many with able to reach to top rung of New York, NYiooiB, phases of the hospital enables fewer than twenty-five rooms. the I ladder of success in him to recommend ways to Big or small, their purpose is record time. improve its service while the same « to servo 1 in I oo( I RECRUITERS ON CA Minis 1 May and shelter needs of the attempting to decrease costs*! For further information on a Burroughs Wellcome traveling public, Here in the H o s p i t a l Financial a State Farm Insurance United slates there are throe Administration, write) By I inspecting and analyzing Mentor School District main categories of lodging Hospital Administrators, 0 the data which his departA short film on Hurrougha Operations. These are hotels, Brief 83fl, Science Research ment provides, from Wellcome Pharmaceutical motels, and resorts. There bookkeeping and accounting >ciates, 299 E. Erie St., Company will be shown at the records, he can determine are three major Job Chicago, 111. ooou ($1.28) For Learning Resource Center whether ; the hospital is classifications \in the lodging further information on • Viewing Tloom on Wednesday financially sound. A Bachelor industry. Those are usually career in the lodging Industry, at il30 p in, Interested of Science (H.S.) in ac- referred to as professional. write: A Hotel Mote] Career, students are Invited to at tend. counting, or'business ad- middle management and ministration with a major in skilled/ The first category accounting, is the minimum includes such Jobs as manager, resident manager. e d u c a 11on r e q u i r e d . director of sales, personnel Increasingly, a Master of director, adminstrafive chef, Business Administration end* food and ; beverage (M.B.A.) is : becoming manager, jy LExamples of necessary. Courses in middle management positions hospital administration - or are auditor, chef, catering As the present academic does the Financial Aid office even a graduate degree in the manager, and puchasing year is coming to an end, come up with the number of field * are also helpful, state agent. Skilled jobs Include many students are concerned hours per *• week which a certification as Certified about their so.far unused student is supposed to workf Public Accountant (CPA) maid, bartender, waitress, funds of their Work-Study or may also be required, Three and bellman. The type of job a Student Aid Jobs. The most Mrs, Ma/anowski, t the Financial Aid Assistant years experience as Business Student wishes to eventually typical question is, "What Director, has explained that Office Manager or Accoun- hold will determine the type Happenstothe leftover money she divided the academic tant in a hospital are often a and extent of formal training of my award if I can't put in year into 96 weeks; to for pre-requisite. required. As In most enough working hourstoearn each term, four . for Inter* professions, the person with it all?" Unfortunately, in- session, and two were allowed the^most education can dividual students will not for term breaks, Then, the A Career in t The Lodulng demand a higher salary and a receive it directly. The total amount of the award Industry • If you are seeking position of greater responan exciting future, enjoy sibility. |,j NormaIIv. the un<l unearned balances will be was divided accordingly to turned over into meeting and working with obtain the number of people in a growing industry trained person will have a accounts, They will be added maximum hours per week, If with good pay, job security, slower climb up the ladder to to the funds allotted for the students wish to work extra and the opportunity to travel achieve success* With a B.A. summer Work Study hours to earn all their money, lev and4live in different places, in Business, concentrating in program. Thus, the unused they may do so. m To those students on the R e s t a u r a n t money will be rechannelled you may be just the person H o t e l Student i Int. Aid program,,the pre who should seek a career in Management, you will have a into circulation, J j. d Meny, students are now Financial Aid <Office]an the lodging industry, head start in a growing in* Innkeeping, as it is often dustry, And with a few assets, faced with the problem of nounces that the time sheets referred to, is an old and such as: a genuine liking for having to work additional ure now pink instead of gold. respected profession. Today people, willingness to work hours in ordei to cam all the Initially, both pink ami gold it is not unusual for hotels to tard, the desiretodo a good money awarded to them, How I Inie sheets will he accepted,

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MAY 2, 1976

by Bob Curtis
Here's everything In a nutshell that can be said about the Second Invitational Bay Regatta last weekend: Buffalo State was as cocky as ever. -Michigan State got here late. -Support was great -The only trophy Coach Shimpeno received was his new weather radio. -Canisius gave Michigan State'a tough race^ -The dock fell...again. Twenty oarswomen finally put the manning in the water. •The Buffalo State coach said 'Til never let a girl In one of my I boats, just before his machisms chipped apiece out of their own boat. -Jones lost his "Philly" cap. -Jones lost hts seat. -Jones Tost his oar. Where's Jones! 1!??? f Shimpeno made sure that at least one 'Hurst team would win -the women's crew-the White Tornados (Women's Varsity) edged out a victory by half a bay, -"Busch" Shimpeno's immortal words, 4 'not bad for the first women's crew race...one boat even 1 finished," -Ed "Inchworm' Inscho committed HariKari with his oarsblade. -Murphy helped Inscho. "The men's freshmen are still wondering who can steer a [straighter course: Jeff Best or Cindy By ham. -Mr. and Mrs, Bondo enjoyed! the action, '-Mercyhurst's men's crew choked, losing one for the "Kipper". Kim "Redneck" Keith scalped - the red-haired "hippie" from Michigan St • Pattl Mullaugh further strengthened her position as crew manager ] by proving that she can't row. -After the day's results, "Philadelphia Freedom" was replaced by "Funeral for a Friend''. Despite the poor showing by Mercyhurst. spectators were treated to fine performances by the Canisius and Buffalo St. teams. In that respect, the Regatta was a well-organized success. I

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^Unfortunately, even after last week's humiliation (yes. Tracy, I was humiliated) I will attempt to write a this week. Who would have thought those damn Penguins would give away a 3-0 series lead. It still should be an easy semi-final series for the Flyers vs. the Islanders. As you know, I do hate the Flyers * M A team which can go no

higher. But tor the second straight year, ? ^ • The cups theirs I fear Or else you can call me a Her. The Boston Celtics opened their NBA .semi-final serie with Washington on Sunday and < suffered a frustrating defeat. ( still believe they'll bounce back and take the series. I The Boston Celtics are besti A class above the rest. When the Big Green are hot They don't miss a shot ^ And are equal to even test. I think in the last two weeks I've written enough about pro sports to last for a whole. So much for predictions? In

regards to amateur (?) sports, the Mercyhurst tennis team Is set for three matches In four days. On Saturday they take on the Behrend Cubs at Behrend; then shockingly enough, back to home matches on Monday and Tuesday against Buffalo and Bdlnboro. The Edinboro mat ch on Tuesday should be a real treat for Erie tennis enthusiasts. The highlight will be the no, l singles bet" ween -John (the tuxedo) Voikos and Martin Stergess. This is also a preview of the Lakers' top competition In the district the following weekend, Next week: more tennis,

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What does a successful team have that a poor team doesn't have? Recently I've had many people comment on this to me. I guess the first thing to look at would be what kind of talent does the team have. Taking the Lakers' spring sports teams. I would say pretty good. But just having awesome talent isn't enough; they must have someonej to put this talent together. These two together present an over-powering team. Next a team must have a good schedule. Playing very weak teams proves little, if anything. In my judgement all our teams have e: opponents. i Then the next question would be why don't we have all championship teams? Or at least more than the ones we have now. The reason is team work. Several times this year I have observed various sporting events of our teams. without making a point of what team or teams I've observed I'm now stating that

this is no way to play. How can you possibly expect to win when everybody's fighting amongst each other. I don't mean a fist fight or anything like that. Just everyday back stabbing^ and complaining. The season Is half over and it's about time we started getting it together and start winning, I'm sure many people will say tha t sports 3uiIds good character and it is not whether you * win or lose but how you played the game. There is a lot of truth in this but let's face it, the goal of this college sports program Is to win: If It isn't than somebody tell this writer why do we recruit so hard? A Special note. )? Tuesday the 29th the baseball team had a home game with the Fighting Scots. How many of you made it? Myf guess is not too many of you for they played tnelr home game at Alliance cause ) of a previously scheduled girls softbafl game. Can you believe that?

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