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Goals Of Mercyhurst i | Outlined In Master Plan
The office of President William P. Garvey has >composed a : master plan in order to more clearly define the goals and ambitions of Mercyhurst College. This plan, covering the years 1981-1986, outlines objectives to be realized in those years, as well as strategiesforthis realization. The plan relates to all areas of the college, including academic developments, student services development,- and the development ofv, the school's financial resources. As of now, the plan is simply a proposal; it has not been approved by the Student Senate, nor by the Board of Trustees. This formal review g process should be completed by November of this year. j; Much of the Master Plan's text deals with enrollment management According to the proposal, the college wishes both to increase the size of its enrollment,

Graduation Requirement Reduced By 8 Credits * * President William Garvey and Dean. David Palmer rescinded an earlier decision and reduced the graduation reouirement from 128 credits to 120 during the sumPresident, 1 explained Dean mer months. * Jl j£_ This reversal, in a memo dated Palmer. ^The reasons • for this August 18,1961, overroa d advoca- change, said Palmer, was that at tions of Qw Senate, the Student most liberal arts colleges, the 128 Government, and the Board of credit limit is considered a level Trustees last Spring's liberal that is appropriate. However, at studies proposal, which included Mercyhurst "There were several the 128 credit graduation problems with the 128 credit requirement," said the Dean. "It requirements * ^This change In college policy wasfinanciallyimpossible to go was fully within the powers of the along with that given the published tuition.**] Palmer also .revealed that there was a necessity in making sure Mercyhurst's science program Is competitive with other area colleges. Science students were always charged for the extra lab credit they took with every science course, he said; The Dean explained that the administration wrestled with several different proposals then reverted to the original credit system jwhich created the least amount of difficulty. There is no longer a changeforthe one credit lab, said Palmer. The credit will appear* onf the ^student's Dean David Palmer transcripts; however, if a student wants it to count toward graduation, he must pay for it. As a Living Section: slight counterbalance, the lab fee was raisedfrom$25 to $75. Dean Sealer and Briggs Palmer added that he'd be willing to cooperate fully with the Academic Policy Committee in iSee Page 4 working out a new proposal.

and to adopt a more selective admissions policy based primarily on high school performance and class rank. Other goals in this area include: the development of a special loan program for students, the computerization of registration procedures and the development of a program for marginal students. Another area given much embasis in the plan is athletic §evelopment. Goals* in intercollegiate athletics •, include the addition of both a men's and a women's swimming team, the construction of crew tanks by the year 1984, and the hiring of a fulltime women's athletic directorcoach. The college also hopes to involve at least 50 percent of the student body in some aspect of Intramural athletics. Mercyhurst also has a number of .construction plans. Some*of thesej are: the development of handicap access to Baldwin and Old Main, construction of a P h y s i c a l FtftnessSi'rail throughout campus, construction of a new PfryslcafFitriess Cerilier, purchase of Sesler Apartments, and the repla cement of Baldwin's roof.

Loan Changes Explained; : Parental Loan Begins 0££
* Changes in the student loan program and the addition of a % parental loan program have been announced by Barry Zembower, the Director of Financial Aid at Mercyhurst College. After October l, 1981, students whose parents have an adjusted gross income of $30,000 or more must complete a "needs test" in order to be considered for a loan. < j L - i "The needs test is relatively liberal," said Zembower. He added that the form is approximately only 10 lines long and will only be "a couple of minute's work." f A student's expected family contribution plus any financial aid received by the student subtractedfromthe total college costs determine the amount of loan a student may borrow. The impact of the needs test will not be as significant at Mercyhurst as iUwould be*in a public college, stated Zembower. 2£ -JJP t > * 'Because tuition is usually less in the public sector, the expected family contribution together with otherfinancialaid awards may equal or be close to total college costs. This would mean the student would not be able to take out a student loan, t 1 Private schools fared well with this type of federal financial aid cutback, said Zembower. considering other options which may have been chosen. A $25,000 needs test was one of the alternative budget cut options.! , A new parental loan program has recently begun, said Zembower. Parents can now borrow up to $3,000 per each dependent child for each academic year. -3 The parental loans were approved underformerPresident Garter at a 9 per cent interest rate. If the loan monejbis disbursed before October 17 the interest rate will remain atsT per cent Funds given after October 1 will be at a 14 per cent interest rate. i^ <* \£&£& J Parents are given 10 years to repay the loan, said Zembower. Repayment begins -60 days after the first disbursement. 7 \ •*£ Jf ''As opposed to coming up with the money out of the pocket, it's a super deal," said Zembower,. * * There ha ve been no federal parental loans in the past, according to the Financial Aid director. Insurance companies have bad loan programs in the past but at higher interest rates. r T J? & $5 ,: Parents'can only borrow the difference between the students' other financial aid and the total college costs, stated Zembower. ^ ^ ££? A typical repayment plan for a parent who borrows $3,000 and pays it back over a 10-year period would denote a monthly payment of $46.58. * 4 ?&m* (T Zembower said the parental loan program has a significant P : impact on college students., g \ k. Although the financial aid changes mean much more paperwork for the Financial Aid Office at Mercyhurst, said Zembower, they "will- make the ^college much more affordable." i f

AtMSG ^ -j a Visitation Hours f:-*' . * To Be Changed ^5^?
%he Mercyhurst Student Government discussed how the visitation hours in the afternoon will be changed from 1 pm to 12 noon at the ^September 22 meeting. These hours will become effective once a memo has been dispersed to all staff involved, said Rich Lanzillo, MSG i A team of students will foe formulated to discuss the pros and cons of thefive-yearplan proposed by Dr. Garvey^ i The amount of credits needed to graduate was discussed. An earlier decision \to change graduation requirements from 120 to 128 was changed back to 120 credits by the President and the Dean this summer. The reasoning behind mis sudden decision was due to the new billing system that would have to be proposed if 128 credits were needed- to graduate, explained Student Senator, Bonnie James. , A motion was made by Mike Smith to send a letter to the Dean recommending that he agree withfivedays taken off the beginning o" iTianKSgiving vacation r and adding four days to the begin-i ning of Christmas vacation. The g motion passed l l to 7.2* IB .i The SAC report was given by Vice* President Mary Baldauf. Some of the upcoming events will be Mr. Arthur Schlesinger Jr., who will speak on September 24, at 8 pm in the Zurn Recital Hall. It is free to Mercyhurst Community and $1.00 for all others. There will be a Fall Get-TogetherS on September 26 at Belle Valley Fire Hall, from 8 pm to midnight. I! Admission is $3.00 and buses will^ be provided.*

Scholarships: Egan Scholars VS. Valedictorian/Salutatorian
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Letters To

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A Glaring |jg Disparity

SEPTEMBER 25,1981 cur







There is • glaring disparity between the scholarships provided Coltyiartx. Que Kero 15 | | § j | for the Egan Scholars program and those for the new valedictorian and Salutatorian program. £r\ fke- -f ret ib of -fta. Both programs recruit freshmen; however, Egan Scholars require minimum SAT scores of 1000 while the new program requires only that the students be Valedictorian or Salutatorian of their high school : class. ' SS5| The academic scholarships also differ. Egan Scholars receive $1,000, renewable every year the program's 3.0 Q.P.A. requirements are met. Valedictorians and Salutatorians receive full scholarships renewable every year the 3.5 Q.P..A. requirements are met. The disparity results in the comparison of SAT scores. Right now there are freshmen students receiving full scholarships whose SAT ^scores were below the minimum requirement for the Egan Scholar program. One must question the justification in this. Is it acceptable that a student no /feo. *.. OhJu with low academic, scores be rewarded with a^ full scholarship while another student with a distinctively higher, score get o n ^ Letter ly $1,000. J : 7, > -111 If Mercyhurst believes academic prowess should be rewarded, then it must reward its 'scholars on a more consistent basis. Perhaps the scholarship amounts should be reversed; Egai^cholarsj|eceivin^ul^nd Dear Editor: . Valedictorians Salutitorians get- * We are writing this letter con?" the use of this money and not just ting the $1,000. ^"^ cerning the Homecoming Dance. a select f e w . ^ w ^ST"' Another alternative would be to It has been brought to our attenWe hope other students tion that Freshmen and will support that views and that offer all freshmen scholars $1,000 our renewable in higher, amounts Sophomores will not be permitted this type of domination will not be each year Q.P.A. requirements to attend the dance due to two permitted, f^jjiv k 9 9 are met* This way more'scholar- factors: f) the*legality • of ships are available. And an incen- B.Y.O.B. and underaged drinking tive to achieve academic ex- and 2) the behavior of supposed cellence over this four year period underclassmen at the last Homecoming Dance. is provided. Just because a student is rank" Letter ed according to credits does not mean that they are not twentyone or older. Every student here should be permitted to attend any activity! funded by i the school since every student's tuition is accepted.* * | ** * -5 This decision regarding who will be permitted to attend the * Isn't Bonnie James fortunate to danced was made by a few adbe the Merciad's Feature Editor? ministrative employers. We feel Any other editor wouldn't have that the organizer of the dance allowed (I hope) a nauseating ar- should look at their methods of ticle like "On a Harvard Ex- organizing and running the dance perience" to appear in print? Ob- last year. iMiSJ viously Ms. James likes to pat Last year they let persons in herself on the back and wants the who were not dressed according v rest of* the student* body to do to the dress code and they permit< likewise. I, among others, Was ted anyone in with alcohol not impressed by or interested in whether they were of age or not. learning the details of James' If the behavior of some students summer at Harvard. I am glad it was*so objectionable, why was enjoyable and successful, weren't they asked to leave? ^* but the subject is of limited in- Many students who did behave terest. I don't inflict stories about respectably are being punished my trip to Europe on people who for the actions of the few who haven't asked to hear them. The were belligerent. editor should at least have in- An event such as Homecoming sisted on a rewrite before prin- should be equally important for S^ting the article. The "golly gee" both alumni and students. If the unsophisticated tone is beneath manpower to set up the Campus James and is reminiscent of Center will be coming mainly "Tammy Goes To-College". I from students who are not Lg would expect better of someone twenty-one and are not being paid so profoundly influenced by such for their efforts, it is only fan* that '• .a prestigious educational institu- they? should be< permitted to • attend. Zfo Stion. *% . Nancy Pa tScanlon It is our understanding that ric Miss Scanlon ? ***5i MSG is providing $1000.00 of funA summer in Europe? How nice! ding to assist the Alumni Office in We'd love to near about itjflr having this i activity. It is the right Mt > 1 :*£ i S h e Editor THE MERCIAD
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3.50 Duquesne Game StuderitsWpset With Homecoming Plans W?Price Unfair Says Student

Last week when I attended the, would have cost nothing to see Mercyhurst-Duquesne football here in Erie? For Mercyhurst' gameiftVlike everyone elao^was hornet gaine*- ifM onlyp forced to pay $3.50 for admission visiUf ig^pecbforsV$TjQo. ""This to the game. Before I left for the may not seem like a lot of money game, I was told that tickets were to some people, but when you re $2.00 at the gate.for-Mercyhurst on your own and have to buy of the essentials in students. If I were to purchase some up. Paying a highlife, it all price to my ticket here, I would nave had adds athletic event might cause see an to pay $4.00 ($2.00 for the bus and people to wonder whether the $2.00 for admission) I, like a lot of cost is worth it. 3 others drove to the game. | fe?Why were students forced to Robert J. Posega pay $3.50 to see a game that

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^Biking Jp*%.,
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JJ » By George Garrelts I heard that Holland was "full of bicycles," but hearing about something and experiencing are never the same for me. I wanted to see that "fullness" for myself. My wife, Louise, and I decided to just leap overfall the obstacles and go. We dropped off our children at her parents' home in Minneapolis,?put;our bikes on Northwest Airlines, climbed the ramp and took off for Gatwick, England. From Gatwick we flew immediately to Amsterdam on British Caledonia, got our bikes from the luggage people, put them together, changed clothes and headed out of the airport on the bikepath (fietspad in Dutch), direction Leyden. ' r Louise and I had done some biking in Europe, mostly in France and Belgium. So we had some experience with airlines. It helps to have snap-on wheels so that you can take the front wheel off easily, turn the handle bars around to fit inside the wheel and attach them both to the bike frame with tape. We also take off the pedals ana I lower my seat. On the return flight the bikes came up on the conveyor! belt, thereby passing as our luggage, which is the ideal situation. We carried our clothes in a back pack which fit easily under the seat or into an overhead compartment All this plus the guts to behave as if this is all normal procedure is enough to get you where you" are Tjoingm" EurbperThe dominate impression I brought away from our 12 days of biking in Holland wasfone of being part of the transportation system.; Here in America v it is "catch as catch can"*«for the cyclist, but in Holland the bicyclist has been built into a system. The cyclist is not on a completely equal level with the motorists but he does figure in the construction of roads, j crossings, rsigns, Jand (believe it or not) the stop and go lights. He has a set of lights all his/her own. There she is on a bicycle in red, amber, and green.' n Sometimes the fietspads are °t easy to find, but they;are there. You have been provided for on every street, at every intersection, between every town and village and every other place to which you want to go. \ During those entire two *weeks I experienced courtesy from motorists and truckers in every city in Holland save Amsterdam. There the*crush of traffic and construction has produced more aggressive motorist behavior.



^Through The Looking Glass

^ Editor's Note ' , ^ This is the first of a series of reprinted aj Merciad articles which'will feature : all stories with s i3 relevance to the new. ^ . ' ^ £ * ?4 ™ This article, which appeared in part in the September 12, & 1975, issue of The Merciad, College an interesting perspec: ^ tive to recently released ^* * /H~ w^ | "Master Plan" Blueprint III: Hurst in 1980 j ^ § Jg| A group of eight persons - representing the students, faculty, administration, and trustees of the College - has embarked on the project of designing the Mercyhurst of the 1980's. The group known as the Blueprint III Task Force was organized in May of this year at the behest of Dr. Marion Shane, President of the College. & S * 1 * The task force takes its name and heritage, from the Blueprint I and Blueprint II planning projects of the late 1960's and early 1970's. According to Dr. William Garvey, Vice President of Academic Affairs and Chairman of the Task Force, it was the first two Blueprints that transformed the Mercyhurst of 1965 into the very different Mercyhurst'of 1975. [ ] : jg When asked what the purpose of Blueprint III would be, Dr. Garvey stated: "I still believe that the statement 'the need for change is the only thing that doesn't change' is an operative statement at Mercyhurst . •? . I t ' s absolutely • necessary for the college to continuously consider significant changes if it is to continue to meet the challenges to its survival. M i J *£ "v ? -.". ) It was at the organizational meeting in May that President Shane spoke to the task force on their goals and presented them with the guidelines to be incorporated into any plans for the Mercyhurst of the future. Those goals were: 1) an optimum enrollment for Mercyhurst of 1500 FTE (Full Time Equivalency) Students. S 1" 8 2) A continuing movement and commitment to interinstitutional cooperation through the Erie Consortium of Colleges and Regionalization. +-£ *oL I 3) Preservation of the Christian heritage of the College. £*4) Development of programs which would relate to the living and career needs of students and society in general, including consideration of the market appeal of new programs. 5) Development of Mercyhurst's role in the Continuum and its commitment to life-long learning. fifcgSiri ~i i One of the important duties for the Task Force will be to formulate a purpose and a set of goals for Mercyhurst as a col legeTDfT Shane stated: *'Before BfuepHnTi. the purpose and goals of Mercyhurst were quite- clear. Since Blueprint I, the changes have come so rapidly and the college now has so many different things going that it is time to sit down and create a new sense of identity, direction and purpose. I consider this one of the main duties of the Blueprint III Task Force." I i With the start of the academic year, the members of the Task Force will be meeting weekly, according to Dr. Garvey.

Editor's Note: This is the second of a two-part series in which Bonnie James, Feature Editor of THE MERCIAD concludes her experienceat Harvard. Here, she discusses atmosphere and university facil- ities as i they relate to her personal revelations about the oldest educational institution in America. •J Harvard houses more than just rare people; the university and its vicinity comprises a physical legend which;landmar k s historical events, famous poets and breathtaking New England scenery. I i * 1 The Charles River dons all the. grandeur and majesty befitting of its name? Christened after King v Charles i I,. this natural sovereign^ is crowned by the Longfouow bridge in downtown Cambridge. It is no wonder that with all the bridges crossing the Charles, New England poets such as Robert Lowell and Hart Crane became inspired by their concept of I connecting one place to another, one culture to another, one life to another. The preservation of T.S. Eliot's •Time Past" within "Time Present?' is m a n i f e s t e d in "Grendels", a restaurant erected back in Harvard's turbulent '60's. It is a beautiful Bostonian mansion transformed into a period piece. Classical music floats through the upstairs dining hall were shishkebob and pate' embellish the menu, while downstairs pipecRh "Jazz muslc~' compliments the bacon-burgerand-cherry-coke crowd. I was told that Grendels is the last of the remaining "hang-outs" once peopled with hippies, yippies and flower children during Harvard's radical era.

Harvard: A Living Art

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You can often lose that concentration when you are biking along canals which are full of interesting things to see like windmills, boats, of all shapes and sizes, almost infinite numbers of ducks, fisherfolk, and windsurfers, or people just sitting in the sun. The farms are also worth scrutiny. They are'"handsome, groomed, giving more of an urban than rural impression, plot* ted and pieced by* their own similar canals, graced sometimes with precision thatching on the roofs, dark- brown sheep, countless cows. Along all these lanes from city to city there is a stream of varied bikers in good weather, families of four or five.expert riders going swiftly, There are five .kinds <of older men and women people of fietspads. One isfmade outgof all ages, sizes using bikesffor brick, and that has a tendency to recreation or transforation. be bumpy. So do the ones made out of rather-, large v cement Our routine developed so that blocks. The asphalt paths seem to we found ourselves in museums be more recent and they are and important areas of the city marvelous. They come in two col- we were visiting in the mornings, ors, black and red and they are on the road in the afternoons and both superb to encounter. Other- early evening, in our hotel by 6:30 wise, they are the asphalt coun- or 7, dining leisurely at a place try and city ^roads* and streets that looked good to us in the later which the bicyclists sometimes evening. Sometimes we took in a share with the motorists. In the movie or a concert; otherwise we cities the paths are marked in the are reading and getting ready for streets awhile in the countryside tomorrow or'1 having a late there are no markings but there espresso at a sidewalk cafe. Ocare signs showing (he roads to be casionally, as at the Hague we stopped for a swim in the North bike lanes? i •* Bikelanes are sometimes Sea or visited with a Dutch famicrowded in the cities, before and ly with whom we were acafter working hours.;At all times quainted. Travel in town could be they are well travelled and it is a demanding and even frustrating good idea to keep one's eyes peel- until you found out more about ed for faster bikers and mopeds. Continued on page 7

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Harvard Square is slightly reminiscent of that time, but it is probably more reflective of the great emphasis on the arts in Boston. Musicians carrying anything from a horn to a harp may be found on street corners, in mint of banks, and in subway stations. Mimes', comedians, and dancers also filter through the Square, opening their souls to public criticism with an empty tin cup that they hope will be till-, ed with coins. s Ja Harvard Yard looks directly at the Square as it sits on the other side of Massachusetts Avenue. As the original Harvard College, which was built in the 1600's, the Yard is entirely encompassed with wrought-iron gates and padded with cobblestone walkways. The classrooms of literature are named after classics such as Ralph Waldo Emerson. % The science building is a replica of the Polaroid Land Camera, funded and named after Mr. Land, who developed the Polaroid. Every academic discipline has its own great history to boast."These fields of study salute those people famous in their past by collecting their ^originally published manuscripts and/or tapes of their lectures elsewhere^ In fact, the tracts of one living monument are still fresh on Harvard's grounds: I've heard B.F; Skinner drops by occasionally for lunch. ultimately, tins is the picture Harvard has Impacted on my "Sour**!!*"- is *liire-*a^poem-, aesthetically structured with a unique style that alludes to the historyv and people -of our American heritage. Its tone is reverent and its theme is to reach for the highest ideal in life even among the highest idealists. I feel very much about my experience $ftO this summer as Robert Frost felt When Ihe ;wr ote WTte"^Grft Outright": 'U % S o me t h i n g w e l w e r e withholding made us weak Until we found out that it was ourselves ; £*< "*jt s We were withholding from our land of living, | ** • •. v. And forthwith found salvation in surrender, s 7? 1 P Such ; as >we were we gave ourselves outright >' ** (The deed of gift was many deeds of war) ? § To ihe land vaguely realizing westward, 25?" j But still unstoried, ^artless, unenhanced, t * Such as she was, such as she would become.* &3T

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MovementlTo - ^ Sesler And Briggs
E I By Mary Jo Allen 2 Every fall term.I Mercyhurst College witnesses a small migration. It's not the geese, swallow, or the ruffled grouse,; It is Mercyhurst students trading their residence hall rooms for the open spaces. In our case it's the Sesler and Briggs apartments. 3fl| What causes this annual relocation on our campus? Most agree it is the feeling of independence, the increase of responsibility offered by* the apartments. *•••i§r& * Many students choose to live in the Sesler apartments. These are located on the western edge of the campus center. Sesler has the advantage of offering both privacy and a sense of belonging. The residents can choose tolive away from the campus activities or become actively involved. Being on campus also adds to their safety, with Mercyhjirst^ security patrolling nearby.; . Sesler residents often become like a close-knit family., With winter weather limiting their outer excursions, they learn to rely on each other. Living in Sesler adds on definite responsibilities. Sesler residents may choose to prepare their own meals, come and go as they please, and set their own personal standards. They learn Co be responsible for themselve and to show concern and* tolerance for their roommates and consideration for other residents. It provide a basic preparation for one's future life after Mercyhurst. % r?T ^ {l!

Sesler Apartment: where students trade in residence halls for the open spaces. photo by Rich Forsgren Briggs avenue holds an attrac- Mercyhurst College. These are not ideal for freshmen It is not as tion for many students, also. It of- patrolled* by - the Mercyhurst easy to build friendships as it is in fers the same freedoms as Sesler, security and are under the direc- a residence hall. *?5 > £§ but in a more t residential at- tion of a Briggs resident assisWhether they live in Briggs or mosphere. The residents don't re- tant. Most t residents of these ly on each other as much as in apartments are upperclassmen. in Sesler, most students not living Sesler, in most cases, but they do A fewf apartments house in the residence halls are doing so haye a basic respect. Some of freshmen. Although Briggs is a for the added freedom living in an Briggs apartments are owned by nice place to live, most agree it is apartment allows/ ^fHT

Music Review

The "Pretenders" New LP
by James N. Kopchuk; v ^ .; ^ The Pretenders long-awaited Lp, 'Pretenders IT, has final' ly been released, but, has been met with a dichotomy of criticisms. * * 2* "She seems to have sung "Pretenders II" while she was half asleep...", muses Anastasia Pantsios of the Cleveland y. Plain Dealer. " "She'iis .ghrissje Hymjg^jeajier ojf the band and ungues Uonabiy one ofjtocks premiere leadingladiesTHer s seductive prowess stimulates audiences to near hysteria. ^ Criticisms stem from the Lp's lack of simulating the daring, unabashed energy of then* day-view Lp, "Pretenders". But, after starting their ll-week tour of the U.S. on August 8, in Ft. Pierce,, audience reaction to the new ten tracks was overwhelmingly positive. T ? * w PHynde,* along with band members James Honeyman Scott on guitar, Pete Frandon on bass, and Martin Chambers on drums seems to rise above criticism and just keeps moving 4. forward. While the band methodically produces a hard-driving beat, the music is balanced by Hynde's unique, somewhat tawdry, beckoning lyrics. "Such a drag to want something sometimes, one thing leads to another I know.... ", as taken from "Talk of the Town", a track that was originally released on the "Times Square" soundtrack and "Extended Play", and now has found its niche on "Pretenders II". J- X r Other bracks, ''Bad Boys Get Spanked" borrows from "Tattooed Love Boys" (Pretenders I) and a segment of the "Wait" pops up in the old Kingsmen tune "Louie Louie". | As the Pretenders wind down their tour of the U.S. they will surely be met with more criticism from the media. Tom Carson, a music critic for the ROLLING STONE, leaves us with a glimmer of optimism. "This is a brave record and a good one: The fiercely ambitious work of a woman determined, by whatever means, to make herself the greatest heroine in the history of Rock and Roll. The odds are certainly against her. r I hope she makes it.'\ £%fc$§P -*>•* > *i -' Other tracks include, "The Adultress", "Waste Not Want Not", "Message of Love", "English Roses", "Pack It Up", "Birds of Paradise", and "Jealous Dogs".

150 Years

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Sisters Of Mercy Celebrate
£• Did you ever think anything could be older than Old Main? The only establishment that is older in spirit and growth is the Sisters of Mercy. 1981 marks the 150th anniversary of the founding of.their^estabiishment. UnSaturMercy 'will celebrate their Sesquicentennial ®at Mercyhurst College. v pThe day of the celebration will begin at 1:30 at the little Theatre with a lecture given by Sister Sharon Burns from Baltimore The lecture is entitled "We Have Been Called By Name - Mercy." The lecture will conclude with a slide presentation called "Mercy - Erie". i I i
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Two films for discussion, both dealing with the blacks* predicament in South Africa, will be shown Wednesday, Sept. 30, in room 200 Main beginning at 7:30. The first, "Last Grave at Dimbaza," has been called by the San Francisco Chronicle "A powerful film which details the government's systematic attempts to wjpe out black family life " This will be offset by "Generations of Resistance," a film thai portrays blacks as makers of their own history. It is said by criticst to provide "a^positive counterpoint to the grim mood of Last Grave at Dimbaza." "South Africa is the last country in the world where; blacks are not at least legally free," commented Reginald Herring, president of the Association of Black Collegians, which also sponsors these films. "The actual slave conditions of the blacks in South Africa are so bad and so unjust that it is hard to believe the poverty and slavery and injustice that does exist:" « ? "These prize-winning films show those conditions in ways you will long remember," he added.gf * i THE MERCIAD

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xj Everyone will then proceed on social service center, child care to the LRC for an art display of centers and homes for the aged. various works of the sisters. The 120 of the Sisters of Mercy reside ^r^ paintings done by some of the here in Erie. One may begin to wonder what sisters include, Sr. Angelica Cummings, Sr. Jochim Stabler made the Sisters of fl|ercy^ and Sr^EymardPoydock, Other establish their motherhouse««jfr displayswv iluviMfwicIudeP'ttie 9t aIMbegart*When Fffilfties change of habits throughout the arae rame to Pittsburgh in years, and the original constitu- 1843. Bishop Tobias Mullen heard tion of the Sisters of Mercy. of their establishment and asked Following the display Will be the the Sisters of Mercy to come to Sesquicentenniall Mass at 4:30 in Titusville, Pennsylvania. Among Christ the King Chapel.* Bishop them was Mother Borgia Egan, Michael J Murphy will be the whom Egan Hall has been named celebrant. after. She wanted to - build a | After the Mass, the dinner, school of higher education, but j which will be prepared by the found that Titusville was not Hotel Restaurant Management suitable. Mother Borgia Egan students, will be served in the stu- was then drawn to Erie because dent dining room. Various people of its wooded and vast land I from the community such as the availability. Between 1924-1926 mayor, county executive, and Mercyhurst College was built and representitives of the boards of the doors opened in the fall of the Mercy institutions will be in 1926. In 1929 the first graduating attendance Sr. Mary Charles j class consisted of four;women. finds that "Letting people share The institution did not turn co-ed in our celebration is to snare in until 1969. Mercyhurst College is our prayers of gratitude ^.and now a growing community of thanksgiving." ^ | 1,300 men and women obtaining a 150 years after the establish- higher education, i * ment by Catharine McAuley in The dedication and caring atDublin, Ireland*, the Sisters of titude over the years is what has Mercy have grown to be the made the Sisters of Mercy the largest English-speaking con- unified congregation it is today. gregation of religious women in Sr. Mary Charles finds the sesthe world with nearly 20,000 quicentennial a special event to members. They conduct colleges, celebrate because "It is an insecondary schools,.hospitals, tegral part of our history."

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Thomas A. Billingsley has been Billingsley has also served with appointed as Director of Admis- several other organizations such sions by President William P. as the College Senate, the colGarvey. ^ f e ^ ^ J K ^ a r ^ i i - ^ lege's cooperative education advisory board and academic Billingsley has been a Mer- policies committee during his cyhurst Administrator since 1970 time at Mercyhurst College. and this, past year he served as £l "I enjoy the challenge and the assistant to the President. He opportunity to advance the was the assistant director of Ad- enrollment service concept at missions at Mercyhurst for two Mercyhurst," commented Billyears. For six more years he was ingsley. "This is an exciting time the College Registrar. Then in be at the college. There is a 1978he was appointed the director highly positive spirit at the colof planning and instutional lege wich makes the admissions research.! aBmriTri job fun to do."

Disparity Found In Scholarship Allotments
Recipients of the newly instituted Valedictorian/Salutatorian scholarships at Mercyhurst must participate fully in the Egan Scholars Program, according to Thomas Billingsley, director of admissions. However, SAT scores for Valedictorian/Salutatorian scholars are lower than those of the Egan scholars, stated an administration source, -; The nine Valedictorians and Salutatorians in the freshman class each receive full-tuition scholarships. Egan scholars receive $1,000 per year providing they maintain a 3.5 academic average. There are 15 freshman Egan scholars this year. » * * _ . In order for Valedictorian/Salutatorian scholars to retain their funds they must maintain a 3.0 QPA. "%.—'• V* ** - T be an Egan Scholar, incoming freshmen must have received a 500 in each section of their SAT's. Any Valedictorian or Salutatorian in high school can receive!the Valedictorian/Salutatorian scholarship regardless of SAT score. .** * * ~ ;• j" The SAT scores of some of the Valedictorian/Salutatorian scholars said the source, are lower than the minimum score required by the Egan Scholar. **£ According to Financial Aid Directoi Barry Zembower, the Valedictorial/Salutatorian Scholarships were created "to attract a quality student." V P^"^>•

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Colleges Facedl WUh^ Extreme Budget! Cuts
Colleges v around the country are already? struggling with declining enrollments, rising costs, and a slack in standards. Along with these problems, colleges are now faced with extreme budget cuts brought about by the Reagan Administration. The cuts in the Reagan budget affect the State funds which in turn lower the amount of spending the State allocates. The cutbacks in the IHdgerrerta lnly^iffecre^etyone but most importantly it affects the student seeking-a higher education.^ Institutions all over the country are feeling the budget * cuts. Schools are having to adjust to the sudden lack of funds, some affecting school scholarships and financial aid. A lot of schools are so hard hit by the cuts that whole departments are being dropped. At Duke University a $4,000,000 building has just been constructed for the school of Nursing. This fall, the school is accepting no new students into the program, and, as soon as the current Students graduate, the only thing left wiU be an empty building iwith an uncertain future. The cuts can be especially felt where economic problems plague the State Education budgets. Oregon is having to make drastic cuts in ± its higher education. Michigan State plans to close its r e s i d e n t i a l Science and Mathematics College, I and the University of Michigan is planning on shutting its Geography Department down completely. This September Michigan State University (MSU) is looking at a $30 million deficit according to a September 15,1981, article in the College *PreSg* Service. MSU President Cecil Mackey tried to cut many of the Departments, and lay off many tenured faculty members, while eliminating one, of the largest Nursing schools in the country. Class boycotts and countless demonstrations forced the President to adopt" a •.less severe plan which barfly covers basic expenses4 I "C'Every University President is tightening their operations in one way or another. Many colleges are having to choose drastic surgery in order to cope with the budget cuts which the State has levied on them. By making budget cuts across the board like the larger universities are being forced to do, they are cutting the quality education which has been

a standard of these state schools. £ With the loss of whole departments comes a loss of teaching jobs: In colleges like Trinity in Hartford, Connecticut, Milton in Wisconsin, Duke in North Carolina,«and Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, the colleges* are having:to relocate professors whose departments have been dropped or worse yet, let them;go. There! are alternatives to dropping a department such as merging two or three different departments into one in order to save it and the teaching jobs.; One colleges did! this by merging the^German and Russian Departments with the Oriental- and African language departments. « w * * Massachusetts and California educators expect more budget cuts next year.

Emergency Loan Fund Started *
An emergency t loan fund for students has been formed by Mercyhurst Alumni, according to Director of Student Services E. William Kennedy,^ The Carpe Diem Society has donated an estimated $2,000 to the Carpe Diem laon fund. Loans have a 90-day interest free pay' backhand students have 24-hour accessibility^© thrmonev. erfplained Kennedy. The money can be used by students in emergency situations such as plane fare should a death in the family occur and shortterm tuition shortages.' Kennedy .added that the amount of money available to students will increase as the membership of the Carpe Diem Society grows. More information can be obtained from the Student Services Office, Old Main.

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| The Mercyhurst Pep band, which is composed of weight students at this time, will be playing at thefootballand basketball games' during the 81-82 year according to Dr. Mennini, chairperson of the music department. _ "The music department is piecing together the hand to keep all those students^who have had previous experience in music a chance to practice and enjoy the Lakers", said Dr. MenninU 4 The initial idea of a pep band came from Mr. Chiarelli and Dr. Mennini. This fall 16 brass and woodwind instrumentalists enrolled and the music department felt that if the students had some people to practice with they wouldn't lose "that tremendous gift which they received". The music department is renting instruments to students who play. Interested students are asked to contact Dr. Mennini in Zurn.

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Defense proves troublesome Mistakes Cost Lakers Victory
Last Saturday evening the Mercyhurst football team traveled to Pittsburgh for a game against the Duquesne Dukes. The Lakers played an exceptional game despite the fact that they lost 19-6. The game was played infrontof 2,250 fans, of which 1,000 were estimated to be Mercyhurst fans. The first quarter contained conservative play by both teams, each trying to determine the weaknesses of the other. The first quarter was a tough one for the offense as they committed two fumbles while trying to establish a running game.!However, the Duquesne offense was having problems of its own, they couldn't penetrate the Laker defense. The quarter ended with neither team getting on the scoreboard.. *. The second quarter* opened with the Dukes threatening on the Mercyhurst 11-yard line, hut on the first play of the quarter, Laker. James Sherrod pulled down a Duquesne pass and returned it 14 yards to the Mer* cyhurst 25-yard One. However,' the Laker offense again stalled and they were forced to punt. Bob Nies unloaded a 49-yard punt that sent Duquesne back deep into their own territory J % The Mercyhurst defense continued to cause the Dukes trouble and they^were again-forced to turn the ball to the Lakers. Then, as the Mercyhurst offense began to drive down the field, the officials^ decided to make their presence-felt. It seemed they] would be called for a penalty. In The first haifaioneT me tSkers were called for penalties seven times for a. total of 62 yards. These, along J with'the three fumbles committed in the first half,*made things tough for jthe defense.^ ^v % | £

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The Mercyhurst girls' volleyball team opened their Duquesne wasn't able to crack season on a winning note, the 0-0 score until less than six defeating the Behrend Cubs minutes remained in the i half, 15-9,15-13,9-15,15484, however,.their extra-point>at& In the first game, it aptempt was blocked by Sherrod. peared to be all Cubs as they The Dukes' second score came jumped out t a 7-1 lead, but with just 43 seconds to go in the suddenly the girls came to life half. i .. and ran off 10 unanswered points and eventually won the game. Leading the way for the ladies in the first game was In Soccer . g I ; Heidi May who had fantastic "sets". * Lakers Boost Record To 4-0-2 The second game was more The Mercyhurst soccer team they trounced the visiting John like a war as Mercyhurst kept rolling along last., week as Carroll Blue Streaks 3-0* in a jumped out to a 6-0 lead but they won 3 games increasing game which looked almost picthe Cubs battled back to close their£recor<H> to 4-0-1. Last turesque. * Despite the wet field the deficit to 9-6. The tide turne Wednesday the 3 Laker offense the Lakers passed the ball very ed back toward the 'Hurst on showed signs of greatness as they well and jumped out to a 1-0 lead two timely spike blocks by pounded Big 5 rival Alliance 9-2. as Ed Mascharka scored on a Freshman Darci Weidner as The Lakers walked all over the break away. Next it was fullback Mercyhurst won the second Eagle defense as Ed Mascharka Bret Blomberg, who had pushed game 15-13. * scored 4 goals in the winning ef- upfromhis defensive spot, scorIn the third game the Cubs fort. Dave Cross .struck for 2 ing on an ever-dangerous volley came back jumping out to a goals and Randy Voiles, ?Jeff shot to give the 'Hurst a 2-0 lead. 5-0 lead and Mercyhurst never Campbell, andiDon Smith each Senior Don Smith capped off the came close as the girls from added a goal to aid in the victory. scoring as he threaded the nee- Behrend played f their best Saturday against Behrend Col- dle! weaving in an out of the JCU volleyball of the evening. A dominating • attack and good lege £in a battle lior area defensive to score the final goal. In-5 games the 'Hurst has team balance earned the Cubs supremacy the Lakers emerged victorious in a 3-2 overtime outscored opponents 19-7, which a J5-9 victory. * # thriller. The Hurst jumped out to averages out to 3.8 goals per However, this was the only while the a quick 2-0 lead as Ed Mascharka game offensively,Jim Grimes, bright spot for the Cubs, the and Don Smith scored^ Behrend defensive led*byJeff Campbell, .fourth game was all Lakers. came back on two beautifully BretiBlomberg, goalie Gary After^jumping out 4-0, Tom* Budz, f placed goals to tie the score at 2-2 Peterso have and oppenents to Freshman sherry* Putnam held rattled off eight service points and send the contest into over- 1.4 goals per game. f in a row to put the Cubs down time. In the overtime period 124. A balanced attack from senior Don Smith came through, for the Lakers as he slipped in the The Lakers take thefieldagain the 'Hurst ended any hopes for' winning goal on an assist from this Friday as they travel to Pitt- Behrend as they put them away 15-2;, Lisa Jacobitz also Dave Cross. $ | p j 2 2 P sburgh to meet the University of L Finally, in the second home Pittsburgh in an £ attempt to played an important part in all game of the season the, Lakers avenge last year's 5-2 drubbing in four games for the Lakers. looked absolutely awesome as Erie Veterans Stadium, - t . THE MERCIAD

The Lakers, however, put together their own* hurry-up drive, only to come out short. After returning the kick-off, the team began its own drive. John Moore took a hand-off and raced 46 yards down : the _ sidelines before he was driven out-ofbounds. But two incomplete passes and a fumble quickly ended their threat. The: half ended with the score 13-0, Duquesne.; fe Hie Mercyhurst defense began where they left off as Duquesne was forced to punt on their first possession, T The Laker offense then proceeded to march downfield, only to face a 4th down and 12 yards to go situation on the Dukes' 27-yard line. Craig Zonna then tossed a 27-yard touchdown pass to John*Moore for Mercyhurst's only score of the night. The snap for the extra point was mishandled. '2gf 2 ? 1 The i*Hurst ; defense, led by freshman noseguard Mike Hanes, who was involved in 12 tackles, and James Sherrod, who was credited with an interception, av blocked extra point, and assisted in ten tackles, held Duquesne in check for the remainder of the third quarter. S The Dukes added their final score on the firsL play of the fourth quarter. The conversion attempt was again blocked, this time by Bob Nies. The score, 19-6, Duquesne. j2£*£fc g b The Lakers gained 194 yards on offense, but they licked a balanced attack. Mercyhurst completed only two of the 18 passes thrown TorjusF39 yards. Besides the defense, the Lakers' other bright spot was their kicking game. Punter, Bob Nies, averaged over 38 yards a kick, including a 55-yard boot And the! Mercyhurst special teams also played well, limiting the Dukes to only 26 yards on six returns, while the Lakers gained 96 yards on nine returns. > Mercyhurst will take on St. Francis this Saturday at St Francis. \ &






Women's Volleyball and soccer, ghas been getting a little more teams downed arch rivals the g public attention than the other Behrend Cubs, volleyball winning forgotten sports but still football 3 sets to 1, 15-9, 15-13, 9-15, 15-2 is the limelight, everything else and soccer beating the Cubs 3-2. ji£ lives inthe shadows, p As a matter of fact both of the $ I remember when the billboard above teams" are undefeated, ^in front of a Zurn F would read volleyball 1-0 and soccer 4-0-1 ^ « Baseball vs Slippery Rock or Speaking of undefeated teams I it Volleyball vs Behrend, now it onthink it's about time we paid at- ly reads Football vs Duquense. I tention to Mercyhurst's "other" l am not trying to take credit away teams. Since the initiation of the * from the football team because By J. Beaner football program almost all other * they have done an excellent job sporting events are now playing gand I am impressed with their ^Despite the football team losing second fiddle! to the football M performances so far, but when to Duquesne, Mercyhurst College squad„ At the present moment awe start supporting interbad a successful week^as the women's "tennis, ; women's $ collegiate sports let's not support volleyball,! cross _country, ^only the football team but every baseball, and * soccer i are in^athletic team that takes .the field season, T>ul are gelling very 1itfl«T representing" MercyhurstT and campus recognition. True, soccer support them all equally. Lady Spikers

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Revamped Cross Country Opens Season^
The Mercyhurst cross-country team opened their season Wednesday with a four-team meet at Allegheny College. Hie Laker team, composed of mostly freshmen, didn't fare too well as a team ; The Lakers lost 19-42 to Bethany, 20-51 to Allegheny, and 81-40 to Slippery Rock. Despite their losing effort, the Lakers had some outstanding individual p e r f o r m a n c e s . Freshman Marc Jelinak placed third and Darryl Rickard placed 15th, out of fifty participants.


Rounding out the team results: Matt Truesdell 26th, Floyd Campbell 27th, Greg^Yoko 33rd, Lea Donnelly 35th, and Ron Verrilla 37th. ^ The Lady Lakers didn't field a full-team,- however Kelle Johnston, Colleen Farley, and Dawn Baronfinished19th, 23rd, and 30th respectively. Hie Lakers will travel to Indiana University of Pennsylvania Saturday for the Indiana Invitational.

Baseball To Begin
The Mercyhurst College was tagged for the loss. Baseball team a opened their g[ In the second game the visitors season in impressive style as umped out to a 2-1 lead until Jim they blanked downtown -rival less trigged a 4-run sixth inning 1 Gannon University- 2-0 at which gave the 'Hurst a 5-2 lead. Ainsworth field. J The Rockets came back with 3 in Sophomore Glenn Allen opened . the seventh to tie the game at 5-5.1 the first inning with a single, stole Neither team was able to score in second, and came on to score on a the 8th and the game was called Lancer error. Lou Alverio added on account of darkness. to the lead with an RBI single in The Lakers return .to action the 6th to secure the Laker vic- Sunday asithey travel!to tory. John Costello struck out 12, Fredoma. allowing only 4 hits in picking up the victory while loser John Boyles allowed only 3 hits and Continued from page 3£ struck out 10 J sv the city in which you were riding. Against Slippery Rockiin the But once in the countryside, on home opener the Lakers didn't the right of the road, the going fare as well as they dropped the ranged between attractive and opening game of a double header magnificent. Holland is "full" of 1-0. Slippery Rock scored the only bicycles but there is plenty of run of the game in the 6th on a room for* all bf £us, plenty of bases loaded walk to John Semsa. fietspads yet to be ridden, lots of Tom Begley picked up the win for museums and places of meaning the Rockets while Scott Lucas yet to be seen. *a&.







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