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3By Greg Yolip jv ^; • '**$/• ' •* Something .happened this week in the Mercyhurst College Campus Center that has rarely occurred anywhere in the United States. A collegiate basketball player has scored over 2,000 points in his#er career. Q tWednesday evening,* Mercyhurst senior John Green became the first player in Western Pennsylvania history to eclipse the mark. He did so with his thirteenth I point against Mansfield State University, the fifth best rated team in Division II basketball. ' >| Dubbed the j "Shooting Machine," Green had a major impact on!Laker basketball'from day one.* From his opening {exhibition debut £ against Estonia on November 7,1981, when he hit the nets for 22 points, until his 2,000 point last night, Green has amazed and dazzled basketball fans, players, and coaches who have seen him perform on the court. ^ || & ^ ^ £ But to Green, his? feats >and? accomplishments on the court were the result of natural progression. "I never had any goals when I came in (to Mercyhurst)," reveals the Binghamton, NY native. "I just wanted to win games and have a successful cafeer." j§ •$ g j j The 16-1 guard l e d a freshmen oriented ballclub in 1981 to a 11-14 record with 453 points. His total adjustment to college hoops wastmade obvious during Green's sophomore campaign. * * * 3$ jf t ^ All in all, the slick shooting guard set eleven different Mercyhurst College records during his secon season, including most points I scored in a season (682) and highesti seasonal average (24.3). ^ | ^ He also set a single-game scoring

scored 20 or more points over 55 times, with, 14. efforts of 30 markers or more. § "He's always been a great shooter," comments Mercyhurst Head .Basketball Coach Billy Kalbaugh. "When I saw him play in high school you could tell he was a consistent shooter." fe* Indeed he was. While at Binghamton North High School, Green scored over 1,700 points in just three years. He set all-time}scoring records for both the Binghamton and Triple Cities areas.g& ira'There were, however, ^times when
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Plans for this year's annual Phonathon are well under way. According^to Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, Gary i Bukowski, "This.is ourjififth year of continuous calling."? This year, as in past years, teams of students'will call Mercyhurst jalumni all over the cbuntry. v j ^ *" All phones will be located in the Blue Room this year, Bukowski said. In the past, students made |their calls from various offices throughout Old Main. \ | i -£ I Computer terminals will Jalso be located in the Blue Room. Centralizing everyone will make it more effective to handle questions or problems, Bukowski said. The director of alumni and annual giving claims he loses 10 pounds during the 10 day Phonathon. 'But this year with everything centralized I'll only lose five pounds," he said

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with a chuckle. 1 .| Bukowski says installing 15 phone lines in the basement of Old Main wilt cost approximately $1,000. Even with the long distance phone charges,fit is Still worth it. Last year's long distance bill wastabout $1,400. But the total amount of money raised by the drive was $25,000. T % | j £ \ "This year's Phonathon is more important than ever. The tone of the Phonathon is helpful in J increasing alumni gifts and instrumental' in scholarship aid for {-students," Bukowski said. . -i &0fck

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He also pointed out that t i p 'Phonathon is a great way for people who always say there's nothing to do, to get out. "It's an opportunity to meet upperclassmen and alums. Therejis a lot of intermingling." 'f * J Sj^A new feature to this year's event is

Green was criticized for being an un- outdo themseles and this often proves disciplined shooter. Fans would com- to be a killer." "His shot selection has 1 plain that he would shot too much, improved tremendously,' adds especially when it was obvious tie was Kalbaugh. - "(Assistant ~ Coach) Bob MacKinnon has done a great job in having an off night, "that is something that is typical helping John with both his shot selection and his defense. \ * \ "The difference between John's freshmen year to -this 'season is basically slim as far as talent and skill is concerned," explains the fourth year coach. "But, he has gained so much on the court in exprience that it has made r hinj a better player. :^' f ^ i ^ - L i t "He's * reached a basic \ overall understanding of what the game is all about.;lf he stays and plays within h i m s e l f , " ' concludes KalbalJ&h, "there's is nothing that can or should stop him.f^r t ] sr ^ ^ ^ S * So, what are Green's plans upon the end of the season? *£ ~£ J 5 g i | 5" The Business^ Management major isn't quite sure. "With'basketball and classes, I can't worry about the future at this point.; After graduation* I'll investigate my options.*!! it means starting a business career, great. IK it means playing? basket ball somewhere, well, I'd have to weigh the options, but it sure woud be f u n . " * 0 -r f? among great shooters," "expains Kalbaugh. -"Every shooter goes through stretches where he has on and off nights, "it's impossible? to jbef on target everynight." S M I S E * Wm 1 Green elaborates. "When you have Low attendance and the absences an off night, I was taught to keep tak- MercyhurstHStudent ^Government ing your good shots. I wasn't taught to representatives influenced MSG Presiquit shooting.* Thatl often Shurts the dent Pat Songer to change the date of team more." I f f i 15 *gi the weekly meeting, i I "If your off,vyou can't just quit fc: B e g i n n i n g next week,* MSG shooting," ^agrees the coach. "This meetings will be held every Tuesday at forces other team membersito try to 3:30 p.m. in 214 Zurn. Although this is temporary, Songer believes changing the date and time will "spur attendance", g JF I ^ "3 After one month, MSG will reevaluate the attendance to determine if weekdays are more feasible: than that alumni will be calling fellow alum- Sundays. . | &*& 1S& ni. According to Mike Heller, president Songer attributed ithe low| attenof the Alumni Board, "Alumni are more dance during|fall term to "class conapt to dig deeper if contacted by alum- flicts." He also said, "some didn't feel ni. It keeps them in touch. It means like going." * I ? ft more to hear from peers." i £§ p i In other MSG business, Pat Reed, Heller says | t hat volunteer alumni chairperson of the government relawill be| contacting those that-they tions committee, was granted $776 know, reminiscing and updating. towards the Model U.N. trip. This sum But t h e ^ e y " toihe whole event is includes the delegation feeiof $152, to get student volunteers. i 4 hotel accommodations of $304 and personal expenses of $320. Team applications are due in the Reed's original proposal of $1,000 Alumni Office by January 31. All callers was defeated by MSG. ?. f will be awarded ted shirts. Prizes will i The student government also passbe awarded in certain categories at a ed the 1984-85 ffiscal year budget, victory dinner after the Phonathon. disburs^g $125,554.00. The $7,000 Bukowski needs,, not only callers, but allocated to the Capital Fund Drive acpeople to work on the computers, sort counted for the greatest new £fc a: f folders|and update the ^boards. For expenditure. more information or sign-up, contact The next MSG meeting will be held the Alumni Office in 218 Main or call on Tuesday, January 22, at 3:30 p.m. in 825-02461 f '*" F T W - it214Zurn. T*

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Tax proposal gets mixed reactions

Is Mercyhurst making the grade?
ministration is able to zero ir on the faculty's inflatior which may exist. Dean Palmer did identify one major problem con trlbuting to Mercyhurst's grade inflation . Apparently students who received grades for internships contributed tc the grade inflation. Internships were graded with pass fails last term. Palmer said but previously, many of the faculty members were gradinc Three of Mercyhurst's largest department majors reported an increase in fall term graded in relation to those of last year. The business, criminal j u s t i c e f a n d H o t e l and Restaurant departments all showed some grade increases. "It | i s ^very important to understand all of the variables when a n a l y z i n g the significance of Ijthese increases," John Wolper, director of the HRM program, said. HRM had the, lowest number A's within it heir department compared to the rest of the school, meanwhile, they have the l a r g e s t number of students. They $ had an increase of about 1.5 percent grade point average, but most of the increases occurred within the C's and B's grade levels,* Wolper added, jj "Only 6.8 percent of all grades given in HRM are 4.0's." ~~ * t\ •As with HRM, Criminal Justice^ majors also had somewhat higher grades than that of last year. John Nee, director of the department, stated, "I'm not sure if there is a basic reason, one of the operative variables would be a positive one in that the quality of students is -improving steadily." I- 1 * * Hbe^ C r i m i n a l J u s t i c e Students had more A's and BJ this faff than that of last year, John Nee said. * While it may not be known whether this Incline of grades will continue. The tendency has been that students at Mercyhurst are getting higher grades than in past years.

Is Mercyhurst College suffering from grade inflation? According to DeanlPalmer, "Grade ]-inflation is agnation aware of advantages they have wide problem." Although the By Naomi Romanchokf now. Ones that they won't overall grades'from this fall | f and last year's fall term were A recently proposed tax code have in 1986." basically I the fsame, Dean could be devastating to higher On a more positive note, Palmer admitted that Mereducation if passed in its Bukowski says that "not everyone gives because of the cyhurst College suffers from original form. Entitled, "Tax Reform for tax advantage. They give grade inflation in some areas. 1 "Grades are judgements of Fairness/ the proposed plan because of the cause." calls for changes in deduc- In terms of the present teachers and comparative of a tions ^for charitable contribu- Capital • Campaign, College particular group of students." tions. In a ^college environ- President, Dr. William. P. Palmer said. He added, "The ment, this proposal as* it Garvey feels it will have no afintegrity of an academic inpresently stands, could seem- fect. "By the time such a bill stitution Is based on those ingly strain general alumni would be implemented, who make these decisions." clarified and compromised, contributions. "It Is very important to understand all of the variables Here at Mercyhurst College, our campaign will be substanwhen a n a l y z i ng the it could also have an impact on tially over." significance* of these inthe current Capital Campaign Dr. Garvey also comments that in 1986, the year the procreases," John Wolper, direcand the annual Phonathon. tor off Hotel land Restaurant The Chronicle off Higher posal would most likely take Management -said. HRM had Education expects that con- affect, if it is passed, "that tributions could drop off as would be the last year of the the lowest number of A's within* their department. much as 27 percenWf the pro- campaign, a 'clean-up' year with mostly private giving." However, they have the largest posal is passed. number of students.m But according tog Gary Most business and industry Their overall grades increasBukowski, director of alumni gifts would most likely be relations and annual giving, "It donated in the early stages of ed by about one and a half percould affect colleges. It the drive. cent, Wolper noted. $ depends-on ninal passage of The proposal also seeks to •The* Business department 1 the bill.' Bukowski suspects tax tuition benefits given to reported a two percent inthatS special interest groups, c o l l e g e or u n i v e r s i t y crease in grades; from lobbyists, and some of the ma- employees. Dr. Garvey sees no 1983-1984. According Ito the jor charities will band together short-term effect for this. Here Director of Business, Jean in some action and the bill will at Mercyhurst the first $5,000 Lavin, "I jbelieve there were not get passed. in costs is covered. many good students whc i Bukowski ialso thinks, the Dr. Garvey feelslthat the deserved the grades because exchanging of jobs by idea of the new tax code and they were highly motivated.' Treasury Secretary, Donald T. flat tax is, in general, good. "It "Sne aadeTJT^We sen/eryTflgt" Regan and White House Chief is a bold and exciting step, standards and avoid grade of Staff, James Baker might with some revisions." inflation." change the situation. It is "It • would be beneficial to According to Dean Palmer presently unknown how Baker both individuals and the "The problem comes in identifeels about the issue. government." He hopes fying the sources of the He also said, that passage special interests are given inflation." § | of theibill, "will make people equal consideration. * The Dean said because oi new records available, the adTTTT
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fe Q By Brian Sheridan The days of the duck tail, the nostalgic look at the past be street rod and i rock and roll without^ soda-jerkers and car return to Mercyhurst College hops. In |Grease the "Burger Little Theatre as Paul Iddings Palace Boys" will be played by Chris Alessi, Ken Kightlinger directs, Grease . The s h o w , w h i c h and Nick Meyers. Colleen showcases life at Rydell High, Kosack, Jeni Roehrl, Margret will run February 22,23,24 and Moks and Jennifer Zias will be March 1-2. S * the guys' girlfriends known as In the role of the good girl "The Pink Ladies." Ricardo Sandy is junior psychology Pizzi has the male lead of major Cheryl Thompson. Danny. Loretta Layer plays Patty and P The songs in Grease capCha-Cha, the dancer will be ture the rock-a-billy'and jsenporrayed by Lynne Martin, l timenal style of the era. among Darryl Lewis plays Teen the favorites off the show are Angel, the girls' heart throb, "Look At Me I'm Sandra Dee", and his after ego Vince Fon- "We Go Together", "Beauty taine. Cast as Rydell High prin- School Dropout", and, of cipal is Tracy Wasson. $ Course, the show's title Of course Swhat would -a number, "Grease." $

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By:Brenda Lowe Acceptence into the college of business graduate program is a challenge. For every opening at Harvard University, nearly eight candidates apply, more than seven for every vacancy at MIT and for every opening at Stanford, 14 eager students want to be accepted. |At Columbia, for every 600 openings, there are more than 3,300 applications. There are so many applications because candidates 'get real nervous' and do the strangest things, like submitting 30 letters of recommendations when two are usually sufficient Eric Mokover, director of M.B.A. admissions at UCLA, said. " M o s t ^ a n x i e t i e s about business school admissions stems from ignorance of the process. Candidates, too, try to meet standards and criteria that do not exist.
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with larger state schools who are more apt to get people with Ph.D's," Palmer said. Ph.D's are attracted to schools who are government supported because of their accessibility to more funds, more facilities and better equipment, Palmer said. Palmer feels that attracting Ph.D's has,always beeQAproblem but, "it seems more pronounced these days vwhere higher salaries are a key issue in the minds of most people after they have graduated and have earned degrees," he said. These are some of the ways to attract, Ph.D's to Mercyhurst, according to Palmer. "We can itry* to offer some salary increases, we *can market the advantages of teaching at a small college, and we can try to indicate the advantages of being at a place where the excitement of new programs can be attractive." Palmer also says,""In the last couple & of [years, Mercyhurst; has increased the number of "professors with Ph.D's. We have made a real effort to seek Ph.D's; our total is increasing." -" * "Currently, Mercyhurst has about -four faculty members who are on the verge of completing Itheir Ph.D work" Palmer concluded. I

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The month of January is a time to iook ahead. Maybe not to the freezing temperatures which we are experiencing right now] But it is a time to gain direction and determine where our footsteps will lead us. Resolutions are often made to provide us with the inspiration to look down the road with a positive attitude. As 1985 makes its debut, the college will strive forward to set goals and accomplish them. In the midst of a decade, this academic institution will continue to Seize the Opportunity. » This new yearns only two weeks old. Yet, Mercyhurst has much to boast about aiready. This past week, senior John Green, accomplished what was once thought an imposssible feat. | MGreen has set Mercyhurst on the right foot for the year. By" scoring 2,000 points during his collegiate career, Green has proved e small colleges like Mercyhurst have students willing to overcome big challenges. I While Green is the epitome of achievement, he will not cease making strides forward. Congratulations John! February is highlighted with the annual Phonathon. Predictions ^ are not needed here.; As always,! Gary Bukow&kic director of alumni relations and annual giving will.organize a successful fund drive. >iUnder Bukowski's guidance,?students, administrators and alumnhwill provide the enthusiasm to accomplish the goal again this year. Fate says the crew teamjwill be,up against some stiff competition in an attempt to raise the most funds.** " ' Ir ' f 1 ff W. Spring term will bring about a big event now in the planning stages by the Special Projects committee ofiMSG. This event will provide visibility to the college as well,as enhancejhe relaflonsRipTwitff btfie? bOsThesseS Irnthe Erie area. ^ 4s I As the academic year comes to an end in May, the college will graduate over 200 seniors and watch them walk through the'Mercyhurst gates. Anj.annual event, indeed, but one worth noting. A college like Mercyhurst takes pride in the students it educates. 3| SeptfflU&ejg brtfig£- abOuKthe, college's |fifth footbal seasonal isSakCto be the mostfambitious schedule yet. Making the playoffs isn't a far fetched idea anymore. I By the end of ^1985, the Capital Campaign will be winding down their solicitation of funds. The donations collected will allow the college to expand to new heights and continue to make it a college for everyone. Well, a full year of events and positive changes could make this year a stepping stone for years to follow. Worthy events and people will make the next 348 days profitable ones. & I

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Be a more responsible drinker!
By Robert Pagni lit has been years (many more t h e n I'd l i k e to remember) since I did my time in college. The years in the military and work-a-day|world led me to forget the norms of "college behavior". Since I returned to the academic world I realized just how much things have changed. * , Students attending classes are dressing in a more casual manner. The classroom has become less formal, and I see students interacting more than I would have expected. We now have co-ed housing and that most treasured goal of my student days - intervisitation. Yes, I guess there have been several changes in higher education, but one phenomenon remains unchanged. * S t u d e n t s - s t i l l believe they must consume alcoholic beverages in order to have a good time. I, too, believed that once, but several years working | Ini the chemical dependency field changed that belief. **$£ 3 p « I can just see you sitting there thinking;"Here we go again! Another lecture about the evils of alcohol; I've heard it all before, so I think I'll turn to the sports section." My pur* pose here is not to lecture, but rather provide someffnformation which may help you stay In control and out of trouble. In*order,to accomplish this goal, g please stay with me while jl focus on some common* myths concerning the consumption of s alcoholic beverages and then some hints which you may find helpful. # t I Myth . 1 The consumption of alcoholic beverages is expected off me now that I'm in college. For some, unfortunately, this is not a myth. They feel they must consume In order to be accepted by their group even though they d<*i't want to. Believe it or not, there are many students on campus who choose to abstain from alcoholic beverages. Perhaps you've never seen these students because the oniy drinks served at your parties contain alcohol. * Myth . 2 How can I gel into trouble? I only use alcohol. Well friends, alcohol is a drug. In fact, itfHslthe drug most abused in America today. Its abuse has the same consequences *as any • of thef socalled "hard" drugs. | J*£Myth .3 I can't get Into trouble because fconly drink beer. Did you know that one 12 ounce glass of beer, one 6 ounce glass of wine, and 1-1 VA ounces of liquor all contain theisame amount of alcohol? So whatever your choice, you're consuming the same amount of alcohol. -£L *? f | \ Myth .4 Consuming alcoholic beverages makes me macho and sexually appealing. I believe it was Shakespeare who said, "Alcohol provoketh the desire but taketh away the performance." Not much can be added to that! | | w You see, many of the things we believed about! alcohol contributed to the way we used it and the reasons for using it. Perhaps, if we were to think about, some of these myths, we would approach alcohol consumption more cautiously. In no way am I advocating prohibition. The consumption of alcoholic beverages has been withlus since the first grape was squeezed. I am concerned, however, jabout the responsible use of "alcohol.

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There are some^very simple to tit. The person of average things that we can do to avoid body weight Is usually able to trouble. Maybe you would like consume 3 drinks before to try some of them next time becoming legally intoxicated. you're out. \ i* 5. If you are hosting a party, | 1 . Didlyou know that your make sure that non-alcoholic body has the capability to pro- beverages are available for cess approximately 1 ounce of those I who choose not to alcohol per hour? Think about drink. * •- ;#8T | that for a minute. If you were I 6. Always respect the rights to have just one drink per hour, of individuals who choose not the chances of becoming in- to drink.!After all, they are toxicated are reduced to near- respecting your right to drinkl ly zero. If you feel the pressure As I look back on my college to drink at a party, try this. I bet days and compare-them to the' your friends will not add to present, I must? admit*- that that pressure. I ji> much has changed. Thfc drink2. Always eat something . ing behavior of* college with your drinks. The presence students has, unfortunately, of food slows^the absorption not changed. If you choose to consume alcohol, then please of alcohol into your system. 3. Mix you drinks with fruit do responsibly. By doing so, juices or non-carbonated mix- you'll never have to be coners.? Non-carbonated f mixers, cerned about getting into troulike food, also'slow the-ab- ble with the most abused drug » sorption of alcohol into your in America today. , * Robert Pagni is the Direcsystem. * ? 4. Know your limit and stick tor of Freshman Studies. I 1

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The proliferation of the salad bar
By Mary Loncharic f The salad bar began meagerly in the steak house type restaurant until it's big break; in the fast food chainsl Now it is starring all over the United States- in supermarkets and produce counters. Mercyhurst College has had a salad bar since the 1960's. Heidi Winkleman, a senior who works in the college cafeteria, says Mercyhurst, "is always willing to change, and keep up with the times"; the times of the salad bars. There are fifteen different salad selections that can be made, six of which are used in^a salad. Five varieties of dressings are used. Cottage cheese, applesauce and fruit salads are always* out on the salad tables Selections are still being added to the .salad bar such as* cheese and bacon bits. ^ * I t iThe New York Times states, "serve yourself salad bars have been-.featured in restaurant chains since the 1960's, in a recent article titled "Proliferation *of the \ Salad Bar." | v The article also says that the salad bar craze didn't hit really big until the 1970's, and was thought to be a fad. £' "Wendy's was the first fast food chain to add a salad bar in 1979. Currently, McDonalds is testing the idea of a salad bar for t h e i r *c ha i n . A McDonalds at State College has already implemented the salad bar. | f? I Produced counters of grocery stores now have salad bars, or cut vegetables. This has not caught on locally, but is being contemplated by Erie area stores. § The consumer will find more selections oft vegetables * to take home from a grocer's salad bar. This provides the consumer with convenience. The consumer will noflonger have to buy more than he needs. - Jr $ Restaurants and stores must follow strict government regulations to provide this service. That is one reason for local stores' hesitation about the new concept. i | Supermarkets *and even small produce shops in the New York area are introducing the salad bar. New Yorkers like the idea. } W I[ ty . For quite some time'there has been a lot of controversy over sulfiding agents. £ Holly iHedstrom, Home Economist for the Erie County Extension O f f i c e Jsays, "Vegetables are dipped or sprayed to preserve color and crispness. As a result, sulfur dioxide is released when this is done. People Iwith severe asthma especially can be sensitive to this." M | The process of spraying the vegetables Is generally recognized as safe, but labels should inform the consumer of this chemical. The consumer^ should ask if the restaurant uses the agents, if they, are concerned. The .process is not always used. * *' The salad bar in the college cafeteria is always fresh. No preservative agents are needed. The lettuce and vegetables are freshened,; and replaced, regularly during lunch and dinner. * && ^ ^Generally males twill. eat salad as a side dish with their malr^ourseTWhihP females will eat| salad as their main course especially at lunchtime. I With the 1980's, aerobics, body building, the total health kick; the salad bar is continually becoming more popular, f 1 * t

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By Brian Sheridan period. Richard Crenna, playMicki and Maude (PG-13)^ ing a card j shark? that's Dudley Moore and director teaching Dillon about life, Blake Edwards return to^the steals the show. Look for* a hilarious relationship they had possiblei Academy Award In* their 5 first movie ""10". nomination for his outstanMoore's problem is that he has ding performance. * * * 1 % two pregnant wives I(Anne Johnny Dangerously Reinking and Amy Irving) and (PG-13) Cruel gags about the loves both of them. Edwards is handicapped, poor direction one of the few directors work- and a slow pace ruin what ing today that can pull off could have been a hilarious force with such style. He spoof on gangster films. A mixes funny ideas with broad talented cast, led by Michael slapstick without sacrificing Keaton, strive to .support a the plot; or characterizations. script that contains too many "Micki & Maude" doesn't stupid jokes spaced too far create hundreds *of belly apart to be funny!?* 1 VA laughs but it relys on funny City Heat (PG-13) ^Another situations ito i create an enjoyable film, r : s f l M H H M i great idea gone s o u r . Superstas Burt Reynolds and The Flamingo Kid (PG-T3)] Clint Eastwood basically play Teen idol Matt Dillon breaks themselves in a* unfunny, awayifrom Francis Ford Cap- violent film about a detective pola's influence longtenough andjcop* in%the 1940's. Only to be believable injthis story E a s t w o o d • s u c c e s f u l l y about two boys maturing in parodies his "Dirty HariVjinv the early 60's. It's warm, witty age. Reynolds, a ^ u s u a l , and contains many great rock sleeps his way ^through and roll tunes of the time another role. * * I •£§ i

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I Shennanigans - 3728 Pine Ave. j Happy hour continues from 1 p.m.- 7 p.m. with quarter drafts. Every * Thursday| D.J. Kevin Armstrong spinning your favoritettunes from 9:30 p.m.- 2 a.m. 1* Docksiders -420 State St. Double Duo this weekend which includes "Albert of India" this Friday and "The Zipper City Blues Band" Saturday from 10 p.m.- 2 a.m. Drink specials Friday include 3 for $12 ponies. Saturday Happy hour will continue * until the bnd starts. £ *

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By R J . Zonna and Greg Yoko ;The Mercy hurst Men's basketball team used a strong second half .to defeat Southampton at the Campus Center Monday evening 9947. In the process the Lakers recorded \their second consecutive victory and ran their record to 9-5. * Both teams were as cold as the I weather outside at {the onset as neither squad ^could find the basket. It was not until over two minues had elapsed that the Colonials-finally hit the nets to take a lead which grew to 8-4. I The Hurst answered with a 14-10 spurt, led by senior shooting sensation JJohn Green's ten, to forge a 18-18 deadlock. Sophomore Todd Lee came off the bench kto sparkjthe Lakers with eight points while guiding- Mercyhurst to a four point, 38-34, halftime advantage. $ i The Lakers, however, warmed things up to open the second s e s s i o n as they outscored the visitors by using the balanced scoring attack which the Blue and Green possesses. % tg^mtA J *. A satisfied Coacrn<albaugfr credited the whole team for the win. "We ran the fast break well, and, when we had to set up, our half court offense workecj." j | 2L i i A late surge by Southampton,which u brought 1 the Colonials within eight with under two minutes remaining, simp- "They played with great intenly was hot enough to over- sity for the entire 40 minutes. I come Green's season high think we really played our best output of 32 points and good defense of the game in the overall play by the entire team. first Hive minutes of the seCu Rod Coffield and Lee chip- cond half," continued the ped in 16 markers apiece while coach. "We held a seven-point Matt Nesser added a dozen off lead at the time and then the bench. Kenney Moss: was boomed to fifteen." also successful off the bench. The final count of 77-62 gave He led the Laker rebounding the Hurst two consecutive viccharge by grabbing nine. tories and some momentum ThetHurst's triumph over which they needed to face Southampton appeared to be a seventh ranked Mansfield last continuation of 'the Laker's night. (See related article.) contest versus Buffalo J on Saturday. jj * £ While the Lakers held a 37-32 edge at intermission against the Bulls, the reason was primarily defensive. «By ^8SSs«S8??a5Ss^ssi halftime, the Blue and Green had already amassed a 25-13 rebounding margin over the visitors. $ * By Greg Yoko Jon Berkeley and reserve Pd be femiss without concenter Chuck Brower led the gratulating John Green for his first half charge. Combined ouisfar|ding achievementliast the duo accounted for 18 Mer- n i « against Warfefield. cyhurst tallies in the opening watched and pntten | | stanza. '^ 5 John's performances for ^ They were not, by any past fourjyears and have means, the only ingredients in igyedlwatclning hin| thjpllj the Laker victory. Green's 20 $ans|asjweli as,myself^ points, freshmen Nate Harris' .Oldhas bfti&Jun watching th* eleverrmarkers ,^am s*strohg play inside, Lee's ten rebounds, Kenney Moss' sink a 30-toote|or sh defense, and the running of ad-lib layup which mysterf#jsthe offense by Coffield and ly would fall through thelhoop. Nesser were all equally impor- I However* he has not been tant and effective. gc |" iwithotjithe bad tirjftes.fDuring f "I have to credit the whole his Ifreihmen sea$on&lohn, team,"; echoed Kalbaugh. Rodf Coffield, £Jon$ Berkeley, arid Dave Marshall | p C new|kids on jhef block, p e y ke$t the Lakersfci£>se in aflot of games thaiyeaf while compiling afp-?4 slate. Jp But,|vhenever|the team lost, it was _ as alwavs Jheir f^lfft _ byl the f p s would fall on Ihe shoulders of John. Part otfthe jreasonfwas that a freshman was stealing the show, the other wasisimp*

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