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rJL »? * - father permitting. "The reason for the name change " says MSG Pesldent Pat Songer "Is so we can return the day to its original sfc Both are not afraid to go door-to- idea of celebrating spring." door to meet with students, especially f anj one 8 l ' " t e s t e d In assisting freshmen. Whelan is hoping for that i L / [ M S G in planning t h e day ofi j'one to one" with the students events,students are urged to contact ter T1s o f d u t l e s !• 'H. ! » Armstrong is Sue Bennett, MSG Vice President •looking to be "more of a voice of the! Other business discussed concernstudents with the administration " He i n t e n t f o r re r is also looking forward to serving as £ L m ?1 P «sentative the student representative on thei ^ i .°K n 8 ;I h i y fre d u e M o n d a V April 15 Board of Trustees. 1 in the MSG office. mBjgmm «? Special Project coordinators, Matt h n admlts the Co,,e e o^ Slf 9 Senate is Whelan and Bryan Doherty reported MM something new to him, but it will be a wMSm^^m^ that|the contract between Mercyhurst challenge. and John Cafferty and the Beaver Both agree to sponsorlmore ac- Brown Band was signed on Tuesday tivities around sporting events, such Tickets are on sale at the Erie Civic as tailgate parties, to continue the Center and all Ticketron locations. The he Spec al Pro ects ITJ1 * K L ' OoimK! price will be $10.50 for the general have 7m tee and to poUcychanges in the rep at- public and $6.50 for ^Mercyhurst tendance at next year's MSG student with college identification. This excludes Mercyhurst faculty from MSG, its meetings and other thinqs purchasing the tickets at the reduced stro 9 wou,d ke »Ai^ " " to work with iSuGS* -F |#e«8ftg De t r C ee § i c ^ t r r o h » S S » » # | ^ WMCY and. The Merciad by getting a can on,y weekly newspot and a column to report t i J f e & f K Purchase one * J tickeTpe> I.D. and they m '*** l& 4 ^ i m *, ^ M ^ ^ M » Board a C t l V l t l 6 S ° f t h e E w c A v ! Tuesday, in the MSG will go on sale o e r : >!MH office, during **t •«•••«.•.»,, , , ^ ^ j ? ^ ^ ™ u check cashing hours. .1 ' * ""*»^
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By Naomi Romanchok 1-1 The voting is over and next year's events, likef Monte Carlo Night, bus Mercyhurst Student Government of- trips to Generations and Football ficers have been elected.* Dave Arm- game^and Family Feud. He also hopes strong willjjserve as president, while to get new Ideas from the students Matt Whelan will take the seat of vice- possibly by circulating questionnaires! Tripp is enthusiastic and looking forpresident. Mary Beth Tripp and Karen ward to the challenge of the position of Komisarski will serve as treasurer and MSG Treasurer. " I am willing to put secretary, respectively. Jim Trocano forth a lot of work and effort" she was elected SAC Chairperson. says. ; Armstrong had 50 percent of the Newly-elected ^MSG Secretary votes among the presidential canKomisarski said, "My work as SAC didates and Whelan had 51 percent Secretary will really help me. I'm lookamong vice-presfdentlal candidates. ing forward to working with the other The other unopposed candidates officers. We'll have an*excellent Exwon handily. Write-in candidate for ecutive Board." Treasurer, Mike Scierka got a total of Commenting on the possibility of 18 percent of those votes. |having a weekly column in The MerApproximately 450 student voters ciad and a spot on WMCY, Komisarski** turned out at the polls last week. Accomments, "If we publicize what MSG cording to current MSG vice-president |S doing, maybe we'll stir up more rived at Merpyhurst," he commented. Sue Bennett4'«Overall, it was a good Whelan also said that the election interest." turnout? but ft was less'than what There is also plenty of enthusiasm in wasn't easy. "I wasn't overconfident " we've had the past few years." as d| a theTcey positions of president and vice- he states.?'Being as I'm involved with ft n i ^ p M m m ^ £ PPp'",ted at th A tf ,, ^£^^L^ lAgD3tronQ and Whelan the Special Project, I hadn't had time sck^or fexcitei1!fein liJTroBlfemiy *Ttte<* o dwell o n t h e eleQ»i™o ^ h e agree It wasn'tfan sasyrtam?mign.*ca e ectlons^'There weren't enough people running. It wasn't a 'healthv'^ cordffig to Armstrong, frhere were a The hewly-elected president^and campaign/* - fl ? ^ couple of candidates who ran fantastic campaigns, but campaigns are not the vice-president encouragef those canUnopposed SAC chairperson canessence of being president of MSG " didates that n tran e and weren't sucdidate Trocano was also disappointed co lnu their involvement He lists two important qualifications °?2?5JL1? at the lack of competition. "It would MSG. "We're holding up nave made it more interesting, without of being MSG President: "One, to be wtth and rotting out the redthe white oarpet," involved in MSG and its surrounding flag a doubt," he stated. quips Armstrong. Trocano bopes for more student In- activities during your college career Armstrong and Whelan have some and two, to know a wide range of-eeoput in SAC activities next year. "The plans for next year and will start to get ple, not just your friends." more students that show up at things underway by staying on campus Armstrong feels he won because he this summer. meetings and the more that get involv* nas the experience and a wide range the , n be more and « S*i f? ^ better ac- of constituents." He is also quick to Both hope for an increased rapport tivities," hef said. He plans t o keep point out that he is the first football with the students. This will be made some ofithisjyear's more*successful easier because of their accessibility to president. "The football player has ar- the students. J j ssP mm^mmri, 8tr 0 w1n b e n iiA ? ?? ** R-A. in McAuley Hall next year and Whelan llill 1 U e to be an SSS QL22S Union. ? , ^sistant at the Iw mm ftm&M%^$M$^ HHi ft&a student jk- ?
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Yearbook set for May delivery
By Naomi Romanchok The 1984-85 Mercyhurst College yearbook, Praeterita , is on schedule and should be «ready? for »distribution to | students about the third week of May. According to Martha J. P$Mf Camp, this year's editor, final {drafts of the book were mailed to the publishing company at the end of March.J \ Top row - Dave Armstrong, Tony Marino, Ron Casey, Tom Every full-time student will receive a copy of the book as Buckley. Bottom - Jo Ann Israel, Jothany Williams. part of their $60 Activities Fee. A distribution system has C not yet been determined, but Camp thinks it will be dispersed by the yearbook staff in the Student Union. \ i ^^ Resident Assistants for the three sources. Interviews were t This year's Praeterita will 1985-86 academic year have then conducted with Housing have a brown coverjfeaturing been selected. Of the 42 ap- Director Phyllis Aiello, the Old Main on the front;cover plicants, 18 : students were Residence Hall Directors and and the Gates of the college chosen. on the back cover. * J senior R.A.'s. J In Baldwin Hall next year According to Maree-Lynn -t Camp notes that the first 16 will be Mary Marchwinskl; first Cicon, Director of Baldwin pages are in color. They lend floor, Jo Ann Isreal; second Hall, "When choosing an R.A. themself to *a community floor, and Janell Harrington; a lot of careful consideration theme, starting I with pictures third floor. In Egan Hall will be l £Is needed *' ^ j of the Boathouse, through the ^1 Pat Hautzinger on first* flobr city of Erie, around the college icon |went on to describe and ending up at St. Mark's. and Theresa Kirik*on second the interview process. First, floor. I Camp says* that there the candidates are questioned weren't any!major problems R.A.'s for McAuley Hall for about comments which were with this year's book. "Things next year will \be Allen written about them on their went {well. We started from Passerallo; basement, Tom three personal recommenda- scratch. We had a small staff Parilla; first- floor, Tony tions, as wellfas information Marino; second floor north the applicants wrote about who put*forth*a lot of extra wing, Dave Armstrong; second themsejves. time and effort. We had some floor south wing, Pat Patter* problems getting settled in Later in the interview, the the beginning; getting a room, son; third floor north wing and Mike Hanes; third floor south applicants, were ied|through keys and scheduling." j j^ situational role playing. Accor- |t Shft <tay<uthat t h o d e a d l i n e s wlng.^fc i j i y i j^ ±
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By Naomi Romanchok The Mercyhurst College Senate passed the proposal for an addition to the foundation core requirements. The class, Research "and Analysis in Literature, passed £ in the Senate by a vote of 13 to 1. The Senate {also requested the Academic Policies Committee to review the number of core courses currently required and also to consider the Tnumber; of credits necessary for graduation. The passage of the new core requirement will not affect any students currently attending the college, but could be implemented with next year's incoming freshman class. The proposal also awaits - approval of the administration. m The Senate meeting lent itself entirely to the proposal submitted by the English department on February 14. Most attending | senators seemed to find a need for such an additional course in the c u r r i c u l u m . .Attending senators brought up specific points and problems of the proposal. Many members brought out the problems of students fitting the extra course into already hectic schedules, the being overloaded with double majors and the problem of adding another core requirement.) Extra personnel and classroom? availability were also mentioned, g ^ c *As shown by the final vote, the senators seem to feel the need for; such a course
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There's no endfto involvement
The campus is alive with news this week. First of all, congratualations to the new student government officers; Dave Armstrong, Matt Whelan, Karen Komisarski, Mary Beth Tripp and Jim Trocano. It's nice to know there are still a handful of students willing to Seize the Opportunity. | < * jj i * The other four candidates who gave it their best shot should be commendedsfor trying. It's these students who will continue to serve as representatives of MSG. The government still needs participants like you. The opportunity to "Seize the Opportunity" is still in the air. It is still possible to become a leader. The Merciad and MSG need you. Currently, letters of intent are being accepted for each organization. The college newspaper iss seeking individuals to fulfill the positions of editor, assistant editor and business manager. It is usually assumed that these applicants have to be Communications majors. Sorry readers, that is a myth. Anyone can apply. W A Many students on the staff donate their time to this publication but they are not Communication majors. Grant it, this is an experience for the majors but art and business students are also essential to the operation of The Merciad. ,3 : I » MSG is also seeking letters of intent for department representatives. The officer elections lacked .candidates. Two candidates from each department would make a'healthy campaign'. ] I { J i I C'mon, what have you got to loose, jAbsolutely
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While? most of us* are just beginning to think about spring cleaning, the maintenance crew has been cleaning, remodeling, and repairing Mercyhurst throughout the winter. These ever present, seldom acknowledged men and women spend their working hours c l e a n i n g our classrooms and halls, painting r o o m s , | a n d d o i n g the necessary repair jobs around campus. During our vacations at Christmas, spring break, and Eastern the cleaning crew Is busy scrubbing offices and dorm lounges and remodeling offices and classrooms. The new wallpaper in the cafeteria, cleaning the lawns after the usual Mercyhurst weekend party, the education departPRflAniBw curriculum library. and the paint, paper, and scrub job in Campus Ministry are recent works. | ^ \ Many of the men also often work overtime during the winter plowing snow from our streets and sidewalks. When most of^us had the day off because of the storm in February, the maintenance crew was hard at'work in the 4 bitter cold and snow. From Campus Ministry and the entire Mercyhurst Community: Thank you, maintenance) Gena Kost

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search of a perfect society
I was approached by Naomi Romanchok to write an article about the adventures of being a foreign student. Well, let me tell you, it is not an adventure. But being a'foreign student has allowed me to perceive things differently about myself, my country (Egypt) and the people around me. It gave me a chance to hear different opinions and accumulate different experiences which has helped Ho shape my way of thinking. It all started five years ago. I was so excited about coming to the United States to continue my education. I was told by* friends and relatives who visited the U.S. how advanced it is. Some even speculated that ;the U.S. is at least 50 years more advanced than Europe. • .J jsjm2 1 I I started forming an image of the perfect society. I even thought that could be the promised land. I s j j £& Nor flong after| all these dreams I arrived to the United States. On my|way from the airport!to my uncle's apartment in New York, I was great" ly ^disappointed. There were bumps ini the streets.e#The streets of New York were nor very clean. At 2:00 a.m. I woke up and looked from the window to see astaxiithat broke down, w At|this point I realized that the perfect society,*and the promised land was not in New I found it difficult to express York. I had to wakefup and myself to other people. The start living with reality. idea was,: not justfto get my However, this story mjght point across, I wanted to exnot be very strange to you; press [myself eloquently and some of you might even had it Intelligently. However this problem lasted for a couple of years until I learned the English language. I also found it very hard to get accepted by peers, but that also lasted for a short period. I think these problems existed with foreign students until they adapt ?tof|the American way of life. Though I had a hard time, I had a good time when I was traveling in the United States. I visited many cities that I read about. I also made many friends that I'll never forget. Those friends were*very supportive and helpful. After all, this might be the promised land. | | Finally, I realized that the perfect society that imagined, does not exist. However, it's I Kbalid Massoud up to me to make it exist. in a history class. Well, may be America could be ugly if I not exactly my story, but the wanted it to look ugly in my story of millions of immigrants eyes and it also could look who came to the United States beautiful if I wanted it to look looking for gold, and they were beautiful in j my eyes. This Is greatly disappointed fto find true for everything we?do in that there was none. * f life, we could make it what we Looking back at the last five want; * ^ ' : f S& £ years of my life, I've had some Khalid Massoud Is a senior dfficult times and some good times. The difficult times due Computer Management Major. primarily' to the* language Ho will continue to reside in the U.S. after graduation. barrier.

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Friday, April 12 -A special showing of the movie "Eddie and* the Cruisers" will be shown in Zurn Recital Hall at 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Admission is $1. Saturday, April 13 - A bus trip to the Cleveland Indians opener against the New York Yankees at M u n i c i p a l

Sunday, April 14 j - This week's movie is "All the Right Moves" starring Tom Cruise. It will be shown In Zurn Recital Hall at 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. AdPeninsula Inn - 44 Peninmission is 50 cents. sula Dr. Performing Friday will be "Harpo" there will be a $4 cover charge. Saturday "Rhythm Method" will be playing from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. with a $2 cover. There will also be 99 cent drink specials both nights. On Easter Sunday, there will be a buffet, all you can eat for $5.75. las

Shennanigans - 3728 Pine Ave. Happy hour continues with 25 cents drafts everyday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday night 25 cents for drafts and Wednesday is Little King Nite, 3 for $1. Thursday there will be a live dee-jay spinning your favorite tunes.

Billy's Saloon - 10th and Peach St. "Angel Fire" will be playing all weekend from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. $5. Docksiders - 420 State St. "John Davis" will be performing this Thursday from 10 p.m. till 2 a.m? Friday there wnl be free nachosand Miller and Lite ponies,« 3 store $1.. Saturday "Generic Beat" will fbe playing. W

Plaza - 800 W. Erie Plaza. This week's feature movies include '"Witness", "Friday the 13th- Part V", "The Carebears Wagner's A. M. -11 E. 14th Movie", "Slugger's Wife", and St. Opened a from 1 a.m. to 5 The Last Dragon". Call a.m. Friday and Saturday with 454-0050 for time schedules. Erie's largest Video* music Cinema EWorld - 2206 W. show. Friday, $1 for ladies and 15th SUShowings this week Saturday $5 for couples. Deejays will | b e | spining your are "Police Academy II", "Beverly Hills Cop", "Porky's favorite tunes. Revenge", and "King David". For more time schedule inforBarrett's Pub -1523 E. 38th mation call 454-2881. St. Friday is Ladies night all drinks 35 cents* with complimentary hors d'oeuvres. Saturday is ^arty Night" entitled "Go Hawaiian" which includes exotic drinks, limbo dancing, and live entertainment starting at 9 p.m. Sunday Large pitcher of beer and pizza

Sherlock's - 508 State St. Performing Friday and I Saturday from to p.m. to 2 a.m. will be "Charmer" with a $2 cover charge. There will also be 2 for 1 drafts and shot specials throughout the night.

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Crew team sinksl Villanova and West Virginia University
The Laker crew teams prov- Saturday beginning at 10:00 at ed I to be tough hosts last the Mercyhurst boat house to weekend as they welcomed Villanova and West Virginia University .to Presue Isle Marina. Mercyhurst captured four *of five men's varsity The intramural basketball events while claiming one of season came to an end recentthree women's races. f ly with the Championship Title The men triumphs came in going to "Try and Stop Us." fr the lightweight 8, heavyweight Try and Stop Us defeated varsity 8, lightweight 4, and the Knights in the final conheavyweight 4 races. Rowing over 1,500 meters, test by a 56-44 count. Mike the Laker lightweight 8 unit Moorehead led all scorers with was clocked in 4:44, beating 14 points. Villanova by thirteen seconds. For the season, Try and The Hurst heavyweight 8 outmanned the WVU crew by a whopping :24. (Mln lightweight 4 action, Mercyhurst was clocked in 5:24 with Villanova and WVU finishing at #5:42 and 6:08, r e s p e c t i v e l y . In t h e heavyweight 4 encounter, the Lakers finished at 5:39 to the Mountaineer's 5:55. \ The only men's defeat came in the novice 8 where Villanova edged the Laker contingent by three seconds. ThoNonel Laker victory in jjvomen' sracesxame^in^he were clocked at 5:39, to WVU's 6:08 and Villanova's 6:10. Villanova's women's varsity 8 team outdid Mercyhurst 5:30 to 6:04, and it's varsity crew boat defeated the Lady Lakers 6:04 to 6:12. The Mercyhurst crew team will be back in action this face challenges from Ithaca aad tough rival Marietta.

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Bu*R. J. Zonna The Mercyhurst Lakers Golf team finished a strong third in the Fairmont State Golf Invitational held in Parkersburg, West Virginia. The' Lakers were led by Kevin Kaye who finished third I in individual competition. I 5 The Lakers were in third after the first round with a 320 total and they remained in third with a 322 on Tuesday's final round. Mercyhurst's overall 642 aggregate placed them .third behind Fairmont State'a|613 and OhioHJniversity'sSS-M i Individually, Kaye put together rounds of*75-78 for his 153 and third place finish. Fairmont S t a t e ' s Chris McKnight'finished first with a two total of 145. & l £ -Other Laker scores included Tom Whelan's 158, Tom Buckley's 163, Tony Marino's 168 and Bill Nesdore's 179.

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