Student Government Elections Next Week

' By Martha Camp |j MERCI AD Assistant Editor H The freshman class and six majors will join Student Government representation in an election to be held on campus Tuesday, November 2 and Wednesday, November 3, according to Amy Groover, MSG Election Committee Chairperson. Students positions for Biology, Dance, Dietetics, Interior DesignFashion Merchandising, Nursing, and Secretarial Management will be voted upon by all students in the respective majors. In addition, three i. freshman representatives will be elected by their classmates. Groover i explained that although only two positions, those of Dietetics, and Interior Design-Fashion , Merchandising are contested, elections will include all open government positions. "Even though there's only one person running for most of the positions we have open, there will still be an election to provide for write-in candidates," she said. 1 '. Uncontested candidates include Cindy White for Biology. Heather

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By Karen Merkle Mercyhurst Senior Jeff Jones has been selected as this year's Rhodes Scholarship nominee. According to Rick Bengel, transfer andfreshmencounselor, Jones was chosen as this year's applicant in response to strong faculty support which was carried over from last year. Bengel said that Jones was a strong favorite last year, in addition to Bruce Miller and Jamie Borowicz, but because only those about to receive their bachelor's degrees can tapply, he was ineligible. But this year, Bengel said, Htle's another real strong candidate to represent Mercyhurst." I Bengel stressed that Jones is a | prime candidate, "the kind of person the Rhodes Scholarship committee is looking for." Jones is completing a double major in I accounting and history. In addition to his athletic achievements he is a two-year veteran of the Laker football team, prior to being injured this season - he is also I a regular on the Dean's List. Jones, a native of Chesterland, Ohio, is honored by the nomination, but still keeps the distinction in perspective. "It was a big honor just to get nominated, but I'm not getting my hopes up," he said, citing the fact that only 32 American students will* receive the scholarships. Uones also mentioned the amount of work that:had to be done to prepare his application, that included writing a personal statement, gathering eight faculty references, having photos taken, and getting a physical. But, Jones added, "It's about the biggest honor I could have. And the prestige* would not only go to me, but to * Mercyhurst as well." The scholarship was established in the will of Cecil. Rhodes, who provided the funds for students who exemplify certain qualities, [> According to the Rhodes Scholarship selection criteria, the students must show literary and scholastic ability, truthfulness and devotion, 'unselfishness land

Academic Honesty Policy Reviewed
* By Amy Woodworth MERCIAD Staff Reporter The eleventh Mercyhurst Student Government meeting was called to order on October 24 by President Dave Robinson. He announced that the holiday transportation service to Newark International Airport is now open for reservations. This year's Senior Dinner Dance will be held on Friday, December 9, as announced by dance chairperson Anne Gilligan. The HRM department will be serving wine and cheese from 7 to 8 p.m., and dinner at 8:30 p.m. The music and entertainment will be provided by the band Prophecy. The question of academic honesty was discussed extensively within the MSG body Sunday night. MSG feels there is a need to create a new policy stating that: if cheating occurs on a test or paper, the student'will fail the course. This policy has been tabled until the next meeting so each MSG representative can speak to the students within their major on the issue. All are encouraged to express their opinion at the October 30 MSG meeting. jThe cost of the new recreation center equipment was presented to MSG by Pat Songer. A motion was passed to accept the cost of the outdoor equipment in two phases. Phase I will include a number of tents and sleeping bags and will cost $937.81. Upon the acceptance of Phase II, the purchases of two canoes, oars, bikes, and fishing poles will be complete. The cost of Phase II is $1,739.69. This money will come from the Union Capitol expenditures, reported MSG treasurer Sheila Delaney. Lastly, a commuter council is being established on the Mercyhurst Campus. This council will inform the commuters about campus events and help to involve commuters socially. "We hope to sponsor daytime coffee breaks with hot chocolate, coffee and donuts for both residents and commuters,'' explained MSG commuter:. representative, Marie Tarasovitch. "We'd like to start working with residents and break the gap that lies between commuters and residents," she added.

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The Fall Mercyhurst Student Government elections will take place next Tuesday, November 2, and Wednesday, November 3. The ballot for this election is smaller than the Spring Term election, but the importance of the positions available must be stressed. The freshmen class will elect three freshman representatives next week. This race is significant because these individuals who are selected will be responsible for representing all members of the class of 1987, when issues are raised pertaining to them, and Mercyhurst students in general. Freshmen should* take the initiative to learn who is running for their representatives and whether or not they are qualified to be in student government. Six major representatives will also be chosen in the upcoming elections. The majors are as follows: Biology, Dance, Fashion Merchandising-Interior Design, Nursing, Dietetics and Secretarial Management. In these races, only students enrolled in those particular majors are eligible to vote. Every'single student in those majors should vote because questions are often raised in government which directly relate to certain majors. Voters should be aware of the right to choose and elect the candidates of their choice. It is of utmost importance to keep in mind leadership skills, motivation levels, experience, talent and dedication, when making selections. Spaces will also be provided on the ballot sheets for write-in contenders. Students should pay attention to the campaigns, ask questions of those candidates who may represent their class or major, and most important of all... vote.

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Editor ........„.v.....Caria J. Anderson Assistant Editor ™..............„..Martha J. Camp Human Resources ..........................Fran Moavero News Editor ..........................Karen Merkle Feature Editor ..........................Mary Jo Allen Sports Editor .. .........Stephanie Hultberg Photo Editor .........................Rich Forsgren Copy Ed itor »m? Chuck Strau b : Copy Editor' ....... J . .......Grace Ricci Business Manager.........................Darlene Nolan Business Sales ...........................Jack Holland Circulation Mgr. .................~.AniY Woodworth Cartoonist j , ........................Mathew Dusks Cartoonist ......................,....„......TIm Hoh Advisor :. " ............... Mr. Richard Garcia
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Dear Editor, I would like to publicly express my dissatisfaction with the present Homecoming situation. As a Mercyhurst alumnus, I was eagerly anticipating the opportunity to return to the 'Hurst to see old acquaintances and visit the surroundings in which the best years of my life were spent. However, notification . of Homecoming events arrived on October 21, only eight days before the proceedings. Along with the notification ^ was an RSVP which was to be returned by October 21, so plans could be made accordingly.' Even with an immediate response, at current U.S. mail schedules, the earliest the RSVP would arrive back at Mercyhurst would be October 24, three days iate. w r This year,.due to unforeseen

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circumstances, I will be unable to attend Homecoming proceedings, but that is not the point. The point is that plans and • announcements should be publicized sooner, so that- the alumni can plan accordingly. An important event such as Homecoming should be something that everyone$ist$nformed of well in advance so that plans can be made and schedules adjusted. The program for Homecoming 1983 seems to be a very good one and I am sure I would have enjoyed it. Hopefully something can be done so that the alumni will be k informed of J events with more than a week's notice, and Homecoming 1984 will receive a bigger and better response. Sincerely yours, Jack Bour

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The Legend That Was 9 'Marilyn

Gallaudet: The Sound of Silence

By Karen Merkle us. At the tables near ours, became one of the least important I don't really know what we ex- various conversations were taking things we would take home [With pected; as members of 'Hurst's place, some of them seemingly us. Of course we were proud of TV crew*we only knew that we serious, others more upbeat. our team, butowe were proud of were excited at the prospect of There was an argument between theirs as well. • 1 * taping a> football game in two young men, after which one I fear sounding maudlin or By Laura Ruby' Washington, D.C. But I think we of them stormed out. And a few overstating the obvious, but the . . . And it seems to me that were also more than a little wary people were even dancing; wat- realization of how fortunate we you lived your life like a candle in of spending almost 24 hours sur- ching them, I found myself con- are to have what we have, was the the wind, never knowing who to rounded by people with hearing sciously feeling for the vibrations overpowering emotion I think we cling to when the rain set in. And I mess of contradictions make it imof the music through the table to all felt. But even more importantpossible jto sort truth from problems. would have liked to have known Perhaps we expected to feel un- understand how they reacted to ly, it taught all of us not to pity falsehood. I you, but I was just a kid. Your comfortable around them,;or to the music. All of this activity, but those who may be -without one A 3 legend such as Marilyn candle burned»out long before faculty or another,'because they Monroe's shouldn't deal in ap- pity them. Whatever it was we an- only a few words were spoken. your legend ever did . . . "CanWe did try to communicate are the ones who demonstrate the proval op disapproval. If it cant ticipated, it never occurred. We dle In The Wind," Elton John, be appreciated, it should at least found there, intelligent, friendly with some of the students. They perseverence of the human spirit; Goodbye Yellow Brick Road. people; people who have learned were extremely friendly, and they are the ones who, through What is the purpose of a be respected. Why* instead of to cope admirably with a tremenseemed eager to talk to us, but too the loss of a sense or a limb, strive cherishing memories, do people legend? Let me: rephrase,' that dous disadvantage, and who have often the differences in ourto become even more adept with degrade and distort them? question. What should be the pura lot to share with others.. languages i prevented extended that which they have; they are the In the case of Marilyn Monroe, pose of a. legend? A legend is a For one too-short day, we had conversation. These encounters ones who, through their strength story, handed down for genera- before and after her death, the the pleasure of being guests on the made our visit even more and our admiration ] of that tions, believed to have popularity media transformed her from a 1 person into an object. She was Gallaudet College campus in the enlightening / and even more strength, teach us that, though the and value. A legend can be a per gifts we have are precious and heart of Washington, D.C. It is an frustrating. * son." When speaking o f more than an object. She was often taken for granted, having a experience I would wish for By Saturday afternoon, the Hollywood "superstars," for the more than glamorous. She didn't have an effect on people / she was everyone.* From our first excur- score of a football game was no disability is not the end of the most part, i; legends are not * • * the effect. Imagine how it would sion away from the Mercyhurst longer a priority; in *fact, it world. verifiable / but a way 40 make be-to have no privacy in your life van until our last look back at money. The legend of Marilyn and having to learn how to be their beautiful autumn-tinted Monroe is a perfect example of an alone and watched without know- campus, I( think all of us enunethical way to make a profit. ing. Yet the fact that?her life countered something very special. *Her real name was Norma Jean Although we arrived on campus belonged to others, had no effect Baker. Her famed name - Marilyn on the artistic grace that truly (where we would be. staying in a Monroe. In her 36 years of fife, dorm) late Friday afternoon, our belonged to her. ^^^^ she captivated millions of people. Gallaudet adventure didn't truly The "goddess of photography" Today, 21 years later, the rabegin until later.? It was then, at THE MERCIAD and the Mercyhurst Community extend was many times called insane. Her diance ' of her memory still extheir sincere sympathy to the family of John Lillis, a stusmile was said to be a lie / or her about midnight, that four of my plodes right out o f her dent who passed away last Friday. A fellow student has own version of loneliness. Despite companions and I ventured into photographs. 1 written this poem in his memory: L the derogatory adjectives many the Gallaudet Student Union - a She left behind a mysterious have attributed I to her, Marilyn moment that I'll never forget. aura: one of enchantment. The When I was down or needed help Monroe had a power no one could I Here, among the flashing lights more y o u g a z e at h e r and the pulsating music from the ever imitate. Her poised face, her you were always there photographs, the more force they jukebox., the movements of flaring eyes, and her child-like apseem to have. There is a tremendozens of pairs of hands / some on you I could depend pearance are still alive today. In dous brilliance in her memory, yet flittering quickly and furiously, the words of writer David ThomAnd these words it seems to radiate some sort of some speaking more slowly and son, "maybe in death she could conversationally - seemed to bring peace fulness that cannot be say all for me j" only enjoy life. She could exist in the entire room to life. And understood. But you need not I iTHANKS, YOU WERE A FRIEND. fame without fear." understand to appreciate. 1 although we may have felt out of . . . Goodbye Norma Jean, place, it was not the fault of our .Many biographies have been written about\ Marilyn Monroe. from the man in the 22nd-row hosts. We all finally realized what who sees you as something more it was like to be handicapped./ iiiiiiiiMiimiiiiiiiinimi mini minium i HI iiiimiiiii. Having read quite a few of these, they seem to represent society's than sexual, more than -just our because-none of us knew sign opinion of what a life should be. Marilyn Monroe . . . Elton language, j. I There is a definite perplexity in John, "Candle in the Wind." For an incredible hour, we sat Editor's Note: Laura Ruby is a the history of Marilyn Monroe, there, talking amongst ourselves, yet many of her biographies claim junior Communications major at but actually watching, and listento know exactly what she was like. Mercyhurst. ing to, what was going on around They speak of her in sorrow with the use of negative^erms. She was 1 1 "difficult** and "distrustful". She is equivalated with words like pathology and paranoia. Most articles seem to suggest the only tiling she could be was a "sexsymbol,' ' when she wasn't a drug addict. 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By Amy Woodworth lot. i MERCIAD Staff Reporter Students are invited to this .Homecoming '83 is* quickly post-game get together. Tickets drawing near. In addition to the for the picnic are available in the Lakers match against Duquesne SAC office or the Alumni ofon Saturday night at 7:30, the fice, and the cost is $3.50. weekend is full of fall The following women were celebration. nominated for Homecoming Tomorrow, all students are in- Queen: Car la Anderson, Candy vited to the Student Union bet- Benson, and Colleen Clark. Barween 1 and 3 p.m. where bara Hanley was nominated, but WMCY will be broadcasting her acceptance was unconfirmed live. Also at this time, the at press time. Homecoming King premiere presentation of the nominees are: John Kuhl, Gary Mercyhurst College film, "That Keenan, Antoinne Thompson, Special Touch of Mercyhurst,' Luis Hernadez, Jim Saal and John Salvatori who was unconwill be shown. The tailgate party, served by firmed at press time. "Join everyone at Erie the H o t e l - R e s t a u r a n t Management Department, will Veterans Stadium and see who is begin at 4 p.m. in Zurn parking crowned King and Queen," said

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Council Hopes To Unite Commuters And Residents
Commuters and residents have their differences. For this reason, a Commuter Council has been established to bring the two student bodies together. Marie Tarasovitch, MSG commuter representative, created the council to build a bond between the commuters and residents of the college. "I want to give the commuters a feeling they belong to < the school," Tarasovitch said. "We are a part of the Mercyhurst community,'.' she added. The Commuter Council meets every week to generate ideas and activities among the commuters as well as with the residents. A' coffee break is an activity which may soon be sponsored by the council, once a month. Doughnuts and coffee would be served in the lobby of Zurn Hall. The council would also like to sponsor a dance in cooperation with MSG. A fund has not been established for the commuter council, but Tarasovitch hopes to generate a budget through the various activities sponsored by the council. Another activity Tarasovitch would like to initiate is a coffee house. Guitarist and comedians would be scheduled in the Back Porch Cafe as a means of bringing both . residents and\ commuters together under one roof. Of the 600 students who commute to Mercyhurst, about ten students make up the council. Tarasovitch said she is quite pleased because a consistent number of students have been attending the meetings. f t Senior''Jack Holland has been one of the active participants of the council. He attends the meetings because he wants to know what's going on. To further establish the council, Tarasovitch would like to elect a chairperson for the committee. She also would like to write a constitution which commuters could refer to for specific answers i to conflicting ideas. *$ ^ The commuter rep believes the lack of communication inhibits commuters from becoming more involved amongst themselves as well as with the residents. A general mailbox for commuters would be a means of informing the commuters by approaching them directly, Tarasovitch said. Sporting events against the residents is i another idea which may bring commuters closer to the campus. f A resident sleepover is yet another idea Tarasovitch would like to implement. Commuters and residents would be paired up, so that commuters would have the opportunity to experience resident life for a weekend. Tarasovitch's goal is to get more commuters involved in die council. About 30 students make up the commuter council at Behrend College.J Tarasovitch believes we can get that many students involved in the Mercyhurst Commuter Council as well. "I think we can get more," she said. "We're still sotting things out but we are really determin9 ed.' she conclud ti«l
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By Chris Chmielewski MERCI AD Staff Reporter A lot of people might not know it, but Mercyhurst has a part-time mental health counselor./ on campus. ;••Dr. Warren Hohwald arrived on campus last spring, but not very f many students know of his existence. As a result, the Freshmen Studies office is trying to make students aware of his service. Robert iPagni, Director of Freshmen Studies, said that the faculty and staff have been "informed so that they-can direct students to Dr. Hohwald. "We're still trying to discover a way to directly make the students aware of his services so that they can be utilized/' Pagni said. He explained that Dr. Hohwald is quite experienced as a college counselor and, "we hope his services will be utilized." Dr. Hohwald has worked at Ohio State University for seven years as a college counselor and likewise at Behrend State College. He has also worked in private practice for 20 years. Dr. Hohwald said that he has spent so many years working with coliege"'students because "college students have the capacity to change and grow. They are not set in their ways yet and are more receptive to, counseling." Dr. Hohwald said that he enjoys working at Mercyhurst because the students and faculty are particularly friendly. Hohwald explained that even though the counseling service is handled through the Freshmen Studies Office, the service is not limited to freshmen. Sophomores going through a "slump" and juniors and seniors who are trying to determine what to do after

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Dr. Warren Hohwald graduation, are also encouraged to discuss problems with Dr. Hohwald. Students interested in the counseling service can visit Dr. Hohwald, Wednesdays' from 2-5 p.m. and Thursdays, from 5-9 p.m. His office is located across from the Campus Ministry on second floor Old Main. To sign up for an appointment, a student can go through the Freshmen Studies Office, or simply cross off a block of time on the schedule posted outside Hohwald's office. His counseling sessions are 40 minutes long and are free of charge.

Tots Taught At 'Hurst DayCare Center
By Debbie Hison MERCI AD Staff Reporter The Mercyhurst Community Child Care Service is entering its second year of existence under the direction of Nancy A. Sawyer. The service provides quality child care for the Mercyhurst community which includes Mercyhurst College and Preparatory, St. Luke's, the Center for the Arts and any alumni from the area. * The program provides young children with varied stimuli which helps to enrich their total development, Sawyer said. Some of the goals include: Providing a safe and healthy environment, encouraging growth on all levels, mental, social, and emotional, promoting feelings of creativeness and constructiveness and experiencing language developments and perceptual skills. The center has three programs, each pertaining to the students specific needs. The infant program consists of children between the ages of 1 and 18 months. The toddler program is for children 18 to 30 months, and the preschool for those 2.5 to 5 years old. Each program has a limited amount of capacity. Some of the activities for the children include field trips, playing games, listening to stories, and singing songs. "People tend to think of us as a babysitting program, but we are not," said Sawyer. "We emphasize different aspects." $ There is a staff of twenty-five, including eight adults and 17 Mercyhurst work-study students. There are also many volunteers from the Erie community who help out. ^ The care fee is $45 for each child spending over 32 hours a week there. The hourly rate is $1.40, not including food, which is extra. There is also a 25 percent discount for a second child from the family. The hours for the Day Care are 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Mercyhurst community has top priority in enrolling children before outsiders, Sawyer said* Funds are available to cover child care costs for students attending college classes, and the unemployed parents. To apply, contact the Erie County Coordinated Day Care Service at 459-1341. Sawyer stressed that it is important for people to contact Children's Service immediately, as an eligibility list is being made. For more information, contact Nancy Sawyer, 825-0406.

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By Naomi Romanchok Dinner-Dance planning MERC1AD Staff Reporter committee. * The annual Senior Dinner* This year the dinner is being Dance will be held at St. Mark's held at St. Mark's not only for Center on Saturday, December 9. convenience,: but for quality, It is sponsored by MSG and is the Gilligan explained. "With HRM traditional first gathering of Catering, it will be a more elegant affair," she added. seniors. w The semi-formal event will start The dinner menu includes: off with an alumni-sponsored choice of Prime Rib or Stuffed Wine and Cheese Party from 7 to Chicken 'Breast, French Onion 8 p.m. Dinner will be served from Soup, Antipasto, Corn Mexicano, 8 to 9:30 p.m., and dancing will Baked Potato and chocolate ice continue until 1:30 a.m. cream cake roll. During the dinner, there will be The dinner is: free to Merthe presentation of the Sister cyhurst seniors. Guests of attenCarolyn Senior Service Award. ding seniors may attend for a cost This award goes to a N deserving of $15.00. 7 f senior who serves the community Prophecy, a local band, will be well. providing the music for the even**It*s the most exciting thing for ing. "I think it will be lot of fun, seniors- during fall term," Ann with everyone getting together for Gilligan said, who is on the Senior an evening of dining and dancing, senior Janet Jelleson commented. Formal invitations for the event were sent out this week. R.S.V.P.'s are due back by Friday, November 11. However, Gilligan pointed out a minor technical problem in comprising the mailing list for the invitations. "We got our mailing list from the computer which considered senior status on the basis of credit hours. Therefore, some people who consider themselves seniors may not be on the list," she said. Seniors who don't receive an invitation should contact one of the following people as soon as possible: John Kuhl at 833-5053, Barbara Hanley or Ann Gilligan at
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By Fran Moavero MERCIAD Human Resources Understanding the operation of a computer is becoming an essential skill in society. However, word processing is also making a mark in the business world. Mercyhurst College recently purchased a four word processors and included the course among its curriculum. Prior to this summer, the course was not available to students. While it is a new course, there are restrictions as to who can take the class. > At this time, secretarial management students are only allowed to enroll in the course. Diane Stenclik, instructor of the word processors, J believes it should be a required course for business majors, as well as those students entering the writing field. Stenclik defined a word processor as a "computer that has an application towards words.'' Jack Grazier, a journalist for the Erie Times, wrote an article in reference to word processors. He said, * 'a writer can create and plan and write and then recreate and rewrite at the keyboard, while still working on the original draft." Many students enroll in the course for many reasons. Stenclik believes two separate courses should be offered to students for their different interests. "One course should be aimed at secretaries, while another'' class should be geared toward personal or career growth," Stenclik commented. According to Business Education World Magazine, "word processing skills will help both business majors and non-majors in their educational, ^occupational, and'personal pursuits." Many secretaries are fleeing back to the classroom to learn the basic operation of the word processor. Joann Bryson, a student of the Career Institute, took the course because she is hoping to get a better job. "Word processing seems to be in great demand," she said. Another student from the Career Institute said, "we have to catch up with kids learning this in school. We have to keep jup somehow " she added.^ _ ^

College Archives Provide Valuable Service To Students And Community
On the lower level of the building was constructed in 1971. and for the Mercyhurst College library at Mercyhurst are two Prior to that, the Sisters of Mercy history majors," she said. .rooms which house a valuable had the archives which they began Originally, the archives were resource which too few students in 1963. Due to better facilities in primarily a resource and housing are aware of, the Mercyhurst Ar- the library, "we are now in the for history majors' senior thesis. chives. The rooms, a workroom process of moving the Sisters of But from thesis publication in and the depository which houses Mercy archives down here,'* ac- journals such as The Journal of the archive's materials, are on the cording to Sister Mary Lawrence, Erie Studies, a joint publication south-west comer of the building Archivist. Sr. Lawrence began her of the Erie County Historical next door to the Flecken room. work under the Sisters of Mercy in Society and Mercyhurst College, 44 Inside these rooms are documents 1969, and included the library arwe have received a national which contain the history of not chives among her duties in April reputation," Lawrence stated. just Mercyhurst College, but all of of 1980. She is grateful for the thesis being g£ • Erie County. "The archives were established required, ;" they're helping to The Archives were a part of the to provide an outlet fore resear- preserve the history of Erie Counlibrary's original plans when the chers, serious, writers of history ty which might otherwise be lost." The archives contain not only the completed thesis, but also letters, minutes of organizational meetings, photographs, cassettes, films, video tapes and microfilm. These documents and tapes are on a;wide variety of subjects from I' f agriculture and religion to labor and education. Lawrence wishes more students were aware of the vast material in the archives, •I il which could be used in reference work) for nearly any required paper. Unfortunately, few students realize this, she explainX v « * ed.. "That's the sad part," stated Lawrence, "they chance upon it. . . they're always delighted to find the archives, to discover it." The archive files are kept in folders and acid-based boxes Monday November 7 - Friday, November 11 which prevent paper deterioration and delay the aging process. There are also four oversize .presses which hold maps and other large documents.. Every item in the archives has a catalog tag, listing shelf numbers and folder numbers . for easy access. Anyone Interested in utilizing the archives should visit the workroom for information, or if a specific area is needed, students can make an appointment * with the Archivist at extension 237.

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Final arrangements for the Dean's List Dinner are now complete. The dinner will be held on Tuesday, November 15, at St. Mark's Center. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. in the library, and dinner will follow at 7 pan. in the 1 cafeteria. The menu includes :' Tossed Garden Salad, Small Pasta Plate, Boneless Breast of Chicken, Peas and Carrots, Baked Potato with Sour Cream, Ice Cream Roll with Chocolate Sauce, Roll & Butter, and beverage. * Following the dinner will be a speech by Richard Kubiak, professor of history, and the presentation of certificates to students. Approximately 190 people achieved the academic excellence of at least a 3.5 Q.P.A. to make the Dean's* list. Dean Palmer said, "We believe that making the Dean's List is a significant achievement in a student's life." Sophomore Chris Carpenter said; "Appearing on the Dean's List was a visible sign of my academic efforts during the year, and this jrecognition will encourage me to maintain these high academic standards." Donna Satmary, Baldwin Resident Assistant, said, "Making the Dean's list going into my senior year has made me feel good about my years at Mercyhurst."

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The weekend will take place on November 4 at Camp Glinodo. Recruiters Students will leave on .Friday evening and return on Saturday The U.S. Navy will be coming to evening. For more information, Mercyhurst for recruitment on contact Campus Ministry. Friday, November 4.

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By Lisa Riforgiato MERCIAD Sports Reporter As of this year, the Mercyhurst College Women's tennis, volleyball, basketball and soft ball teams have J bowed out ijof the Women's Keystone Conference. The WKC is comprised of an alliance of eight teams: Behrend, Allegheny, Grove City, Villa Maria, Westminster, Geneva, Thiel and, formerly, Mercyhurst. After four years of planning, revising and red tape, the WKC was brought into being in March of 1975. It started out as club competition, then progressed to intercollegiate competition i betweenfour private J schools: Behrend, Villa Maria, Gannon and Mercyhurst. It was a no-scholarship program, therefore, teams were on a more equal footing. In 1976, however, Gannon was taken out of the Conference because it began scholarship awards and Geneva College was added in its place. There are many reasons behind the 'Hurst's leaving. The main r reason was that there was not enough time to fit all the games in to get a bid for regional play-offs in Division II. In • the Conference, the teams were scheduled for 14 games each, and, in order for a bid in regionals, they needed between IS and 20 more, including matches against Divisional schools. This can be quite a grueling and physically demanding season, as both coaches and players found out. \ Due to this demanding schedule, the question was then asked, "Why couldn't the number of games being played in the WKC be lowered to one per team, leaving more time for Division II competition?" Caught again, because of a rule in the Conference 1982-83 bylaws, each team had to play one another twice.

^ I f a bid for regionals was desired, the coaches had two choices: either to stay in the Conference and play as they were, or to go strictly Division II. The latter of the two was chosen. Scheduling took place in the fall of last year, and everything was assumed to be fine. However, a loophole was found. Due to a misunderstanding between administration and one of Mercyhurst's coaches, the voting on a new. rule, which dropped WKC games to one apiece instead of two and could have gone into effect this academic year," was overlooked. This left the teams playing a very tough schedule in Division II when It hey could have had both Division and Conference play, and a better shot at the playoffs. In order to be considered highly competitive, a team must play tough opponents, and Mercyhurst certainly has some tough teams ahead of them. The decision to pull out of the WKC was not all one person's. It was discussed and reviewed many times by *the Women's Athletic Director and Women's coaches. It also went through school administration and the WKC Board. There is no glory or fault to the final decision. Obviously, there is no one person who has the authority to make a transition of this caliber without consulting the others involved. The outlook for Mercyhurst Women's teams is not that bad. For this year, -Mercyhurst is in Division II. According to Janet Price, Women's Athletic Director, the college will be re-entering the WKC in the fall of 1984. They will come in under a new ruling which wiD give women's teams a lighter, but still very active, load in Division II, without hurting their bid for regional playoffs. '%*%

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It is the team's only match This was a remark from Mer- experience which Berkeley and Mar11' s been another good year for According to Coach LeCorthat will be played at home this cyhurst head basketball coach Bill shall possess to provide the answer. the fall sports teams. They've all chick, "Thetgolf program has year. Depth is the word to describe MerKalbaugh concerning the upcoming done well» and they all have had been completely turned around. CROSS-COUNTRY basketball season. *5jjj cyhurst's guard spot. No less than their good and bad moments. Tournament organizers are now The 4third year mentor has 12 six different players will be used in Another up and down;season SOCCER calling us (Mercyhurst) to enter was turned in by the Laker crossmembers on the team for this next the two guard positions. The soccer team is having one their tournaments. This is because country team this year. J.' John Green and Rodney Coffield campaign, only two of which are are the two returnees at the spot. u of their toughest seasons in recent we now have a good, young freshmen. Despite the addition of a few Their experience, combined with Kalbaugh and assistant coach Bob years. Coach Cees Smit and Jim team." • j W[ talented freshmen runners, the their perimeter jump shooting and MacKinnon have added Matt Nessor Grimes have had? a trough year The coach wasn't kidding about team still lacked depth. * overall quickness, are the team's and Bob Gonzalez to help solidify from the start. • a young team. • Coach Mike Speros has been basic strengths, according to the whole team, especially the guard The team was '«bitten by the He had three freshmen, three plagued by the drop-out synposition. Kalbaugh. i ? academic eligibility bug, through sophomores, and one junior and drome. Every year, Speros has Russ Bollon and Greg Lindner are The team will! utilize these which the squad lost several senior. S* gone into the summer with strengths in their usual run-and-gun two junior walk-ons who hope to members. Another problem was help the Lakers, i style of play. £ LeCorchick also mentioned anywhere from ten-to-fourteen Mercyhurst will play a 28 game injuries. The team's weaknesses, according that there is added interest in the runners, only to find seven or to the coach, are their defense and schedule, which begins on After three games, the team had team locally. "There are top high eight participating in the fall. rebounding, Which they have been November 21, when they host an even 1-1-1 slate. But, the inex- school players in? the area who r 11;. seems that runners here at Houghton at the Campus Center. concentrating on in practice. '* perience and incontinuity finally have expressed interest in coming Mercyhurst are deciding to only Coach Kalbaugh expects to have Kalbaugh said the team is really showed ^through as the Lakers to Mercyhurst," he added. J run for a few competitive seasons. going to miss graduate Nate the team finish "substantially over went on a five-game skid. VOLLEYBALL '< There are, of course, exceptions. Morgan, but he is being replaced by .500."v"And baring any injuries," Lately.Jhowever, the team has Gary Keenan and Ron Verilla Kalbaugh continued, "we I could Eric Peek and Marty Cams. With just four teams left on turnediit around. The:freshmen their schedule, the volleyball team are two dependable members, but Peek, the only senior on the team, possibly win 20 games." The Lakers will hold an intraswill be stationed at the center posiand the entire soccer team is star- is assured of a winning season this CC is a team sport. g« tion once again. "Eric," said quad contest this Saturday at 1:30 in ting to jell. They've become year. The highlight' of the 1983 Kalbaugh, "is a good, smart player. the St. Mark facility. -"' * 1 familiar with each other's play Coach Ruggiero's squad has season had to be freshman Don He's easy to get along with on the Their first regular exhibition game and they are playing as a team. amassed a record .of 16-10 thus Beveridge. court and he does the little, impor- will be held Friday, November 4, at 5 Hyacinth J Coolybaly leads the far. Beveridge set a new course tant things." '• '-/ 8:15 against the Canadian National team with seven goals, while Tom Among their victories are two record at a triangular meet held at Sharing the middle spot with Amateur Champions. Mulligan leads assists with four. wins over Villa and one over Penn Westminster College. His time of Peek, will ben sophomore Marty This team was mentioned in Cams. SPORTS ILLUSTRATED last fall The only problem now is that State - Behrend. Their disappoint- 21:49 for the 4.7 mile course gave Cams gives the Lakers a different and only plays a select 8-10 game him the record and a first-place the 1983 season is coming to a ments have been a pair of defeats segment of play. .^ United States schedule. The Lakers close. The Men's Soccer Team to Gannon and a loss to finish. 1 'Marty is an excellent shooter and were fortunate to get the team on will host Gannon University in allows us to go inside," explained their schedule. \ their season finale this Tuesday at the coach, t $j '\& •' Hopefully, the Mercyhurst com1 p.m., o s the Mercyhurst soccer In the forward position, the munity will come out to welcome field. > 'Hurst is graced with both numbers this Canadian club and at the same WOMEN'S TENNIS time root for our Mercyhurst team and talent. > * '"4b ' Juniors Jon Berkeley and Dave in their exhibition debut. The Women's Tennis team has completed their 1983 campaign. It was a successful season. y CUP AND SAVE The netters finished with a 9-6 overall record. , jg First year coach Ric Harden's According to DeMeo, the opBy Scott Mangold team did very well against local ponents have a great defense and and Greg Yoko opponents. They outplayed Ganwill pose a problem for the 'Hurst MERCIAD Sports Reporters non and Behrend twice and also ^ ^ ' ;Head^ Football Coach Tony to solve. beat a tough Clarion team once, -i The offense, although utilizing Individually, there were a few DeMeo expects a very tough contest this weekend when they host Bowmen, does not!overuse him. distinctive efforts^ Duquesne runs a very balanced Freshman Jan Johnston, who the Duquesne Dukes. The Pittsburgh ballclub brings offense. "About 50-50, run and played as the 'Hurst's third single, compiled an excellent personal the fifth leading rusher in Division pass," said DeMeo. III football to challenge the L DeMeo also revealed that he LU record of 14-1. Second singles won't change any part of the MerLakers fifth ranked defense. player, Christie Smith, ended with Junior Pedro Bowmen is the cyhurst game plan for the Dukes. an impressive 11-4 slate. The kickoff for the Homecoming CO Congratulations to Ric Harden nucleus of the Duquesne offense. Q He, lioweveri isnt the only con- contest Is set for 7:30 at the Erie and'his ladies on their winning Stadium. The game, by the way, is cern of DeMeo*s. season. The Dukes are a well-coached, the first night college game in the a GOLF t city of Erie. balanced team. Another productive year was experienced by?Jim LcCorchick and his linksters. 4 The golfers faired/jtirell in numerous tournaments this fall. In the Soaring Eagles Tourney in Elmira, New York, the team placed fifth in a 17. team field. Freshman Dave Hewitt took MerHotirs^^nd^ihml}nJsdayiO«imito 10 p.m. '.. cyhurst's individual honors! by placing third overall in the match.

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If you are a classroom teacher or music specialist and would like to learn to play the guitar land teach the technique in the classroom, the opportunity is available. A workshop, sponsored in part by the Mercyhurst Academic Enrichment Program, is being * offered on Saturday, November 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the St. Mark's Center. In attendance at the .seminar will be well-known clinician, Ms. Joanne Ryan of N.Y. City. Both a performer and a teacher, Ryan has taught Kindergarten through twelfth grades in the Mamareneck Public Schools in New York City.

Music Educator To \ Hold Guitar Workshop
She is currently on leave to write an educational method for guitar in the general music curriculum. A m o n g her many accomplishments as an educator are consultant-clinician for. Silver Burdett Music and General Learning Corporation of Canada and Special contributor to the 1981 Silver Burdett Elementary Series and the Guitar Satellites for the 7th and 8th grades. Her performing credits include soundtracks for film and media and performances with the Bel Canto Opera of New York and the Daniel de Cordoba Spanish Repertory Company.

The .workshop will ienlighten classroom teachers, -music specialists, high school and college students, as well as senior citizens on the skill of playing the guitar with precision. Those people who want learn how to teach others effectively in group settings, and young adults or teachers who want to learn to play are invited. Participants are asked to bring their own guitars and music stands, but music will be furnished. I All reservations made by phone before Wednesday, November 2, are guaranteed a $3 entrance fee. * Registration at the door will be Continued from Page 4 make a suggestion on which $5. The phone number for reserhas already gone towards the pur- games they would like to see vations is 825-0363. There is no chase of a large screen TV for the should contact McDermott in the admission fee charged to MerBade Porch Cafe and renovations Student Union. ;r cyhurst students or staff. to the video room lounge," she The profits from each of the Prior to the Guitar Workshop added.' games are split on a fifty-fifty on Friday, November 4, the The upkeep of the machines are basis between the school and the D'Angelo School of Music will taken care of by the work-study Erie Coin Co. also hold a "Brown Bag Lunstudents and the Erie Coin Com- 'Hurst student, George Barilaro cheon" at noon in the Back Porch pany, The Erie outfit changes the summed it up about video games Cafe.- Joanne Ryan and Flutist machines on a monthly basis ac- by saying, "they relax me before I Kay Logan will host a free recital cording to which machines are the get down to studying." And at the at that time. Guests should bring profit makers. top of his suggestion lists for their own lunch. Reservations are Any student who wishes to machines is the return of Bezerk. not necessary.
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By Mary Jo Allen % MERCIAD Feature Editor As a supplement Hoi: the Beverage Management class, instructor John Wolper chaperoned 20 Hotel Restaurant Majors on a field trip tour of the Miller Brewing Company and Taylor-Great Western Winery. After studying the brewing process and the wine making process in class, the students received an opportunity to study these operations first hand. gtj £ The group left Mercyhurst via the new bus before sunrise last Friday to be at the Pulton, N.Y. Miller plant by h i p.m. Wolper, making the trip as educational as possible, played a Vivaldi cassette
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and gave them an oral quiz of the latest classroom topic on the way up-state. £ t The class arrived at the Miller plant ion schedule and prepared for a "quickie" tour and cheeseburgers for lunch, but Miller exceeded everyone's expec* tat ions. The Miller representative handed out brochures on Philip Morris Inc., Miller's parent company, which explained their various products, which include Lowenbrau beer, Marlboro cigarettes and Seven-Up. Then each person was given a hard hat, goggles and earplugs and the tour ledger. $ .1 The Fulton Mllller plant is not a tourist sight, but an actual brewWV*WWTOaftW»WWUOrt*W*^^

ing plant. The 'HRM students were shown the actual brewing process in progress from the barley! hoppers, through the fermentation area, to the actual bottling, packaging and distribution warehouses. Each leg of the four section tour was led by a worker from each department. The tour guides explained the process, their own ^management needs, and trivia. It takes approximately 55 seconds to fill a keg, and the brewery fills 2,000 a day. A new machine can fill 200 bottles in a minute and they use enough water in a day to fill New York's needs for three days. Overall, just seeing rows and rows of beer lined up din the warehouse was an experience in itself* The tour lasted over two hours and Miller hospitably served lunch in their cafeteria - steaks.

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The*? brewing plant is a •"dry" plant, with an atmosphere of safety and consumer satisfaction. Evident in every area were fire extinguishers, eye baths and showers, warnings for helmets, goggles and earplug areas, and signs stating, "Remember, the next inspection is by our customers." Wolper was pleased with the tour and said, "Miller's first class and they have the plant to prove it." j Unfortunately, since the Miller tour was so much longer than expected, the group i didn't have enough time to devote to the Taylor-Great * Western winery in Hammondsport, N.Y., located in the finger lakes region of South Central New York. They did, however, enjoy wine tasting and a demonstration of wine handling and pouring techniques by :a
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Taylor* representative. Incidentally, champagne should be opened quietly, under a towel as the "pop" should never be audible. The winery visit at the Visitor Center also included a film on the Taylor tradition. The bus ride home was very pleasant, with a scenic route which took full advantage of the autumn leaves' beauty. iEveryone;seemed to,have enjoyed the full day and each other's company. Not to suggest that they were dancing in the aisles, but the group was slightly rambunctious on the way back to Erie. •. However, dinner sobered them * up quickly - a scrumptious smorgasbord in a restaurant in Olean, N.Y. This put the finishing touches on a successful field trip which expanded the knowledge of its participants.
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