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F i r b a n k s t o Perform
By Rich Costelloe and James Gorman Last Saturday, May 2 was the original date established for Spring Fest, but this event was postponed until this Saturday, May 9. There were many reasons why the event was canceled and moved to the following weekend. First, the coordinators of the Student Activities Committee could not And the grill that was going to be used for a cookout Also, the weatherdid not cooperate for most of the day on Saturday, therefore the SAC felt that it would be beneficial to postpone Spring Fest Final ly,becauseof inadequate publicity , many people were not aware of Spring Fest, the activities that were involved and the times that they were going to take place. Because of all these factors, the SAC decided that they were going to postpone the events in order to get a better turnout and hope that the weather cooperated with their activities. As a result, Spring Fest will be held on Saturday, May 9, and should draw more people due to better publicity. This weekend's Spring Fest will coincide with Spring Activities in an attempt to draw as many people as possible. Spring Activities will begin at

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noon on Saturday, and there is still room for m ore teams toen ten There is a total of eight teams that will compete in the activities. There will be a cookout at 2 p.m* and it is open to all students. They will be serving hot dogs, hamburgers, potato salad and drinks as well. Finally, from 2 to 4 p.m. musical group "The Firbanks" will perform in the Grotto. If there is inclement weather, the conceit will be moved to the Laker Inn. "The Firbanks" is fronted by Political Science ij major Randy Hililard, who has played before on campus several times, as well as every coffee house in town. Joining him this time will be two other

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accomplished musicians from the local area, Dave Calabrese and Lance Elbaum. Calabrese, *of Bassical 1 y A lone, is by far the most creative, innovative and talented bass player this end of the continent. El baum, whois currently with the infamous DoomTown Jug Sluggers, will be assisting on percussion. Slated as opening act is electronic noise ensemble Subliminabominabl, a group which includes samples, drums and guitars. This show is a very special occasion for "The Firbanks" as it will be recorded with the intention of being released as their next album. 1 Hilliard, accompanied by other

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musicians, last released an album entitled "Fluid Groove: So Real" which is still available in local music stores and cafes. The show will feature many originals with a few covers from such acts as Velvet Undergroud, REM and others. Hilliard, commenting on the show, said he was going to try keep the music as open and free as possible. All three musicians 5 are skilled with improvisation, so there is no telling where* they may end up. There is a 70's theme to the performance and all are encouraged to wear the proper attire ranging from polyester to bellbottoms.

This year annual end-of-the year the college's first affirmative acsocial will honor seven members tion officer. Dr. Petronio received of the Merc y hurst Family who wi 1 Ikthe Teaching Excellence Award in retire at the close of this academic 1994. Tenured 1972. (38 years) . year, and an eighth member who J Robert Sturm, associate prohas been reassigned by the Dio- fessor of sociology since 1971, cese. came to Mercyhurst in 1966 as The party is planned for Tues- assistant to the president for adday, May 19 to celebrate the ca- ministrative affairs and director of reers of our 1998 retirees and their development. He went on to be combined service of 224 years to director of placement, director of Mercy hurst College. secondary education, associate diAmong this year's retirees are: rector of criminal justice, and was Richard Kubiak, professor of the co-coach of the Laker tennis ancient and medieval history since team that won the college's first 1975, joined Mercy hurst in 1962 and only national championship in as an instructor in history. He went 1976. Tenured 1972. (32 years)| on to chair the division of social Dr. Jamie Yule, director of Acascience following the retirement demic Assessment since 1992 and of Sister Loretta McHale, and was professor of human ecology since later the director of the history 1975, joined Mercyhurst in 1960 department. In* 1997 he was as instructor in home economics awarded the Teaching Excellence and later headed the department Award. Tenured 1973. (36 years) following the retirement of Sister Dr. Vivetta Petronlo, professor Mary Rachel Weber. Dr. Yule later of French* si nee 1975, came to served as the chairperson of the Mercyhurst in 1960 as an instruc- division of human ecology and in tor. She became head of the for- 1995 was named director of Faceign languages department follow- ulty Development Tenured 1972. ing the retirement of Sister Gabriel (38 years) Koch, and later the director of the Phyllis Aiello, director of transdepartment of intercultural studies fer services since 1995, joined the and chairman of the humanities college in 1973 as an instructor in division. She was an early director French and director of Egan Hall. of the Egan Scholars Program and She went on to become the

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college's first director of housing and security and then director of freshman studies and tutoring. She is also the college's first NCAA senior woman » administrator in athletics. (25 years) Fr. Steve Anderson, college chaplain since 1988, has been reassigned by Bishop Donald Trautman as pastor of Queen of the Americas*Church, a parish with over 400 families in Conneaut Lake, Pa. His new assignment becomes effective August 31. In addition to his duties as chaplain, Fr. Steve was an adjunct faculty in English and religious studies. (10 years) Sr. Elisabeth Lintsen, director of campus ministry since 1981, came to the college in 1968 to pursue a degree in English for the Missionary Sisters of Africa. She became an instructor of Swahili and English following graduation in 1970, dean of residence and then campus minister and adviser to international students. (28 years) Marge Fessler, circulation supervision since 1984, came to Mercyhurst in 1981 as assistant] circulation supervisor and has been a mainstay ofHam mermill Library ever since. (17 years) By Chris Wloch Editor-in-Chief With ^graduation rapidly approaching, the deadlines for several events have been extended to allow seniors tomake reservations. On Friday, May 15, a reception will be held for adult and graduate students in the Mercy, Heritage room at 6 p.m. Several honors will be presented at the reception including the adult achievement awards, the James V. Kinnane Graduate Student Award in the Administration of Justice and the Outstanding Graduate Student Award in Special Education. The Seniors Sports Awards Recognition Dinner will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 22 in the

Egan Dining Hall. |Reservations are requi red. The deadline is Monday, May 18. For late reservations call 824-2228. | g \ At the Graduation Awards Dinner Dance on Saturday, May 23, the academic President's Associates Achievement Awards, Sr. Carolyn Herrmann Service Award and Sr. Eustace Taylor Leadership Award will all be announced. Cash bar is at 6 p.m. Dinner will be "at approximately 7:15'p.m. 1 Graduates tickets are complimentary, guests are $20 each. Late reservations close at 4:30 p.m., Monday, May 18. Tickets for the graduation brunches on Sunday, May 24, will be available in the bookstore through May 23.

Summer Housing In* Duval
may receive reduced rates if they work for the school. Rates vary For those students wishing to depending on the job and the numstay on campus this summer, hous- ber of hours worked. Students who ing forms are now available out- work at least 35 hours a week will side the housing office. These pay a reduced rate of $20 per week. Students this summer will call forms are much like the ones for residence life during the regular Duval home. According to assisacademic year, and are due by tant di rector of residence life. Rabeena Ali, there is a small posMonday, May. 18. sibility that a section of the apartStudents living on campus must agree to pay $40 a week and abide ments on East Briggs will be avail able if Duval fills up. I by school regulations. Students By Sha* Kele Brown Contributing Writer

Attention Seniors: Rememberfto write a letter to the | Office ofttesidence ijifekndrequestbonr$200 housing deposit ihatiyou paid as an incoming fiNHIH
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the college administration and are based upon criteria such as grade point average, involvement in extra-curricularactivities, leadership on campus, and potential for leadership within the community. New members are also eligible for the Coronaro Scholarship, which can then be applied to graduate or professional school. 1998 Kappa Gamma Pi inductees: Ann Badach, Rebecca Dzurek, Marcia Farrell, Katrina Fbltz, Amber Hoffman, Karen Milinovich, and Amanda Stefik. Induction ceremonies also took place for new members of the National Honor Society in Business Administration, Delta Mu Delta. F. Brady Louis, chairman of the president's board of associates, was chosen as an honorary inductee. Louis has been associated with the college for 30 years during which time he has served as a trustee of the college. To be eligible for membership in Delta Mu Delta, a student must have be enrolled in a four-year degree program, taken at least 27 credit hours within the business department, and have an overall QPA of 3.2 or above. Those inducted this past week included: David Brooks, Megan DeAngio, Kathryn Domes, Christine Duska, James Dzurica, Michael Flaherty, MargretflPorsell-VanHorn, Brian | Michael Hemmer, Jason Ioppolo, Ryan Kennis, Robert Lambert, Brian Lanahan, Robert MacKinlay, Alex Ogeka, Marissa Peduzzi, Tara Piekanski, Michael Snusz, Laura S tocksl ader, Joel Uzzo, and Robert Vereb. On Tuesday, May 5, at 4 p.m., Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science honors society, held its first annual induction ceremony in the Cummings Art Gallery. The officers for the 1998-99 school year will be: president- Kari Wells; treasurer-Andrea .'Ellison; secretaryMegan Bullota. Other inductees were Kim Thayer, Chrisitie Stratthaus, Jill B uceri, Randy Hil 1 ard, Eri n Lloyd, 1 Lindsey Waite, Karen Petho, Keri Gafric, Lesa Bednarski, Denise Miller, Jody Kim, Kate Jensen, Brian Eichstadt, Ed Melntyre, and Jessi Gentile. —I

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that he wanted to let the show go before people got sick of it, and A&EWriteA that proved to be a wise move. If Come August, the most cov- he had decided to stick around for eted spot in television history will another year, the press would be vacant In May, Seinfeld signs doubtless be less kind than they off after nine seasons on the top have been during the hype of these and its departure from the ranks final weeks. Just a month before 4 leaves a big hole'on Thursday his decision, Seinfeld was again nights. | So the hottest question on answering |criticism about this the television circuit is who is go- season's quality or lack thereof. M If:I get ofT now," Seinfeld exing to take Seinfeld's place. Early in March, Jerry Seinfeld plai ned in a Time cover story about made the unbelievable announce- his decision, "I have a chance at a ment that this would be Seinfeld's standing ovation.*' So what, or who, comes next? last season. TV viewers everywhere were surprised.' Seinfeld Hollywood now seems to have had become Thursday night TV become a mad auction house with and was NBC's headliner for writers and producers vying for "Must See TV." And everyone the 30 minutes of prime time real was left wondering what would estate the network will sublet to happen next. NBC pleaded with one very lucky series this fall. Of the comedian, reportedly offering course, everyone knows The Time him $5 million an episode if he Slot Formerly Known as Seinfeld stuck with the show. No deal. comes with a hefty price: How do Seinfeld was reported as saying you follow up... nothing? By Heather Cvitkovie

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Some are looking no further than former Saturday Night Live comedian Davidl Spade's new sitcom. Just Shoot Me -centering on a dysfunctional group of misfits duking it out at fashion magazine Blush - has emerged as one of the bi ggest ratings this season. After being shuffled around, going from Wednesday to Tuesday, it?was given a trial run on Thursday nightsj. When the response was overwhelmingly good, Shoot was given a permanent spot on Thursday night. An envious one at that, sandwiched between Friends and Seinfeld. The ratings soared, putting Spade's show in contention for the soon vacant 9 o'clock spot Now for the drama. With NBC's impending loss of Seinfeld, which generates an estimated $200 million in ad revenue annually, NBC execs have their work cut out for them in trying to find a show that keeps the money coming in on Thursday nights. It is a highly critical decision and will probably determine whether NBC remains the No. 1 network. Enter the contenders. First is Frasier. This show is a reliable hit agai nstAB C 'sHomelmpro vement and Kelsey Grammar has made it clear that he wants the spot But NBC is hesitant about relocating it forfearof ruining its T uesday ni ght lineup. Next in line is Friends. This show might be apossi bility, merely soNBCcansalvageTuesdaynights and again Friends gets the ratings. It is the No. 4 show this season. The only problem for NBC would be losing its powerhouse intro into the Must See TV Thursday lineup. So then 3rd Rock From the Sun enters the picture. Although currently the ratings have begun to falter, it appears to be because NBC is putting this show in weak time slots. They feel that may be i t would

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and replaces it with service. Whether it comes from a court sentence or a schools- recommenIntensity. It is what's shown in dation, many more individuals people who do what they enjoy for come into contact with it, its intheir lives, and through the energy tensity is lost, it is no longer what they expediate in doing it It is it was, marked by their enthusiasm as that Look at any music scene popular is how they express it I ntensi ty is today that is distributed through strong, and it is present in any area, major recording corporations. It is but rarely is it felt in our society created from underground levels which advocates striving for in- and performed with dignity by a tensity in only a few fields, whe- select crowd. When this is seen, so ther they be suited to a person or is the potential for exploitation, not Intensity does not necessarily manipulation, and money, bringmake people masters of theirarena, ing us those big entertainment it simply boasts the energy they groups. It is no new story. Witness possess. Most people don't find it, it in any style: The intensified first if they even bother chasing it, generation ska is nothing like the third wave ska of the 1990's. The whether they pretend to or not Alcoholics anonymous is a well- original blues is nothing like the known program to assist people in resurgence of today. 50's rockatheir recovery from a substance on billy style is nothing like the rockwhich they've grown dependent n-roll of later times. Hippie music It has been around for many de- from the 60's is nothing like the cades. Many have turned to it and yuppified version of today. found success. It is beneficial, and Hardcore coming from the start/ that has not gone unnoticed. Judi- heart is nothing like the monotocial courts have now picked up on nous boredom found now. The iniit People are commonly ordered tial jazz is nothing like the reto attend A A meetings for DUI newed interest > seen ?in white middle-class audiences today. charges and other substance abuses as well. With this extended And so on the same is so ... in (ab)use of A A, many more indi- swing, hip hop, metal, R&B, rap, viduals come into contact with it, goth, disco, ethnic, techno, etc., its intensity is lost, it is no longer etc. Punk rock has become poprock. As more individuals come what it was. Volunteer work is considered into contact with it, its intensity is noble nearly anywhere it is found. lost, it is no longer what it was. Where grass-roots action and inIn the end it assists individuals, communities, and environments, terests of people may be a beginwhile at the same time building a ning point, it is soon picked up by more well-rounded and strong some, and then received by many character for a person. It is usual- in different ways or extents than ly done with little or no monetary what it had started as. See the lesbenefit, perhaps a place to stay and bians and gay8 of decades ago vera minimal stipend at best for long- sus the post-high school 4-year term places. Almost no one in their vibrant and popular child of today. right mind would object to its be- See'the revolutionary anarchists ing required for graduation from like Doris Day versus the ignorant certain classes/school s as the ben- rebellious child of today. See the efit in one's character is evident conservationists of years ago verHowever, making it mandatory sus the young people today who takes the volunteer aspect away recycle. See elite universities of
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perclassmen quicker. By Kathleen Hudak academics of yesteryear versus the Contributing Writer I would like to note that the school extended high schools (colleges) is trying to take measures to make of kids today. See tribal reli gions I am writing this column in re- the registration process more conand philosophies versus today's sponse to last week's article con- venient For instance, we now have ecumenical institutionalized relicerning the scheduling process. the day off so that needed classes gions. See democratic states and For the past three years I have are not missed due to registration. republics, racists, monarchies, the worked as a student employee in There is also a representative from rises and failings of empires, eduthe Registrar's Office. I know what student accounts present in the cation systems, civilrights,unions, it means to stand in line as well as Mercy Heritage Room. This alaffirmative action, etc., etc. See to enter registration slips. And I lows students with business office the agendas, the motivations, the agree that it can be a frustrating holds to straighten that problems interests. Many more individuals process. up quicker. Advisors, such as come into contact with it, its inSara Blecki has a good sugges- Phyllis Aiello, now are accessible tensity is lost, it's no longer what it tion about rearranging the regis- to help sort out scheduling probwas. > tration process. However it is not lems. Anywhere one goes and finds ideal at this time. About a year and Now, I am going to deviate from human activity, in that arena there a half ago the school acquired a my topic a little. I want to thank is found an "oldj school" and a new database system in which it those students that are good-na"new school" of people present keeps the student records. This tured during scheduling. This is a An astonishing point though is that system is called Data-Tel. Implefrustrating day for the Registrar's it is not always chronological age menting this system into the Office. Not only do the workers that defines the difference of the school's network has affected the go cross-eyed*from reading the people in them. Itis intensity which entireadministration,includingthe registration slips, but we also try to was present from the "old" time, Regi strar' s Office. So notonl y does work quickly to move the line when only a small population of this office have to arrange the class through. For those of you who people comprised that particular schedule, make sure there are have an attitude, please lighten up. arena at stake.)Popularity brings enough rooms available, and all If one of* your classes is closed, about many more people as an the other duties that are involved understand that we do not have a audience. Sure, it's wonderful that with the job, but they also have to personal vendetta against you. it exposes them to the energy of ensure thai Data-Tel * is function- You just chose a. popular class.. 1 what mat particular'scene'is all Furthermore, if you have time about, but how many of them actu- ing properly. There is not enough time to learn a new program at this conflicts with your designated ally receive and understand it to register time, we did not arrange point stick around and function effecFurthermore, scheduling on-line this schedule to sabotage your tively? Probably about the same will not ;,necessarily eliminate plans. number that were around to start complications. First of all the stu- j-In conclusion to this column, I Many people come. Many people dents must visit their advisors to just want to say that we are doing go. Most of them follow diluted make sure that they are fulfilling the best that we can. Though a new trends, they don't possess the inthe appropriate major require- program sounds like an answer to tensity. They don't try, or they ments. Once this is accomplished all our prayers, this would most don't know how to, maybe they and the student gets to the com- likely cause more havoc for the don' t know where to go. They need puter, if there is a business office Registrar's Office. And no matter to stop, they need to erase, washhold or some other problem, a trip what complications you may be up, and find what they need, find to student accounts is inevitable. having in scheduling, believe me what expression works with and No matter what, this is a confusing the staff of the Registrar's Office is for themselves regardless of what process. Also, scheduling on-line just as stressed out over this oanyone else tells them. They need will allow alt students to register rdeal. to find their own intensity. More whenever they want This will iiii&i&i] probably can find it, but how many close out needed courses for upwill and how many will keep on a&ii; following? £**•» Perhaps there are only a chosen WfflSmiS WMLIL Hri:f:-i mm;:&*&!£$ few. Christians? Nazis? :« KffiS Or something other...
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Americana: "A needle for your thought
By Emilio Colaiacovo Senior Writer Earlier this week while watching a debate on the Housefloor,I was outraged at the demagoguery and the lack of concern for the public good shown by the liberal Democrats as they advocated a needle change program which would allow heroin and cocaine users to dropoff thei rdirty needles forclean ones. In this age of fighting drugs, the Democrats, exuding their apologetic attitude toward those who callously break the law, have demonstrated once again the difference between partisanship and principle. Almost everyone will admit that it is wrong,-however, these Democrats catered to their left-wing constituents and literally sold out every child in America who has been told to say "No" to drugs. There is no greater price to pay than selling your soul to win a political victory. William Bennett, our nation's former Drug Czar, has'said that drugs were wrong because they bumedone'sbraihandsearedoneY soul. However, it is increasingly difficult, according to Bennett, to fight a war against drugs when you have to debate the worthiness of the fight each time you are confronted by a radical whose argument is rooted in passion and not reason. In this controversial debate, the Democrats cited several unclear studies which hypothesized that providing these needles would causally decrease drug use and HI V infections. However, oneonly has to look to Vancouver, Canada for the answer. Last year, Vancouver liberalized its needle exchange program and now has the highest population of cocaine and heroin users in Canada. Is this what the 'Democrats want; in America? Do they want an America which exerts a cavalier attitude towards drug use at taxpayer's expense? In preaching Mil Han individualism, they fail to emphasize responsibility and the common good. Yet, this lack of concern for the common good is far more dangerous than what the Democrats now advocate. Our society's survival depends on the character and virtue of our citizens. James Madison in Federalist; 55 wrote that a'goveflimfent devoted'to liberty "presupposes the existence of these qualities in ai higher degree than any other form. "Subsidizi ngone' shabi tsand turning a blind eye to evil personal vices neither enhances our public character nor the common good. Yet, it is easy for liberal Democrats to turn a blind eye to this difficulty since they seem to be allergic to serious questions of cul ture, spirit, and values. If we continue to ridicule and scoff at tradition and commonly held values, society is none the better for our children will inherit a host of problems. Catering to drug users is not the prudent proper course to consider politically or morally. We can not allow the members of a society to taint their bodies only to have the government provide more of the serum which continues this destruction. While notall Democrats abide by such aridiculousnotion which believes drug use will decline by facilitating further drug use, it is unnerving to see those who advocate such a position which helps neither humanity nor the common good. Legislators do not owe their judgment to their radical fringes, rather they owe their judgments to their own wisdom and rationality. It is a very sad chapter in our constitutional republic when principle is overridden by political aggrandizement

Essay Contest Winner Announced
Editor's note: The following is alternative experiences of the the winning travel abroad essay world. for 1996. It was written by senior By reading the line, "nobody will English major Michael Opperman, open the door for you" by itself, we who will be traveling to Merida, understand only that we are alone. Mexico this summer with the In- We despair and become nihilistic. stitute for Intercultural Aware- But, when we read the line in conness, sponsored by the Mercy In- junction with "keep banging on stitute. Opperman will spend about it,*' we begin to recognize faith and two weeksat the MissionofFriend- praxis. Praxis is signified by bangship doing mission work (building ing on the door and there is the projects, working with the chil- faith to believe that something lies dren at the day care, with the eld- behind it. Read as only two lines erly, accompanying the medical without the last, however, and we dispensary to Mayan villages, etc.) fail to realize and live with hope and some sightseeing of the Mayan and beauty. "On the other side is archaeological sites. Anyone hav- music" and this music is many ing general questions about study things at many times. This music abroad should'feel free to call exists as those sporadic pockets of A1 ice Ed wards,JuniorY earA broad contentment, momentary spaces of discourse, and the true seeing of Advisor, at 2548. another individual. This music is Nobody will open the door for anything which enables us to live, but, without a door and without you. banging, the music can sometimes Keep banging on it. fail to emerge with any meaning or On the other side is music... 4 BLANCA VARELA context Without past and future, which are only two forms of our present, along with the immediacy Because this invitation to discourse is predicated upon the of the moment, music is inacceswords of one female poet, my re- sible and irremediably abstract Without seeing the whole of sponse is directed by another. This excerpt from a poem by Blanca which things are a part and without Varela provides language through understanding ourselves and one which I can begin an articulation another as parts that are crucial and of the letter that I would write to irreplaceable, experiences in the the world. The very manner of my world are disjointed and disconreading of this excerpt includes tinuous. Definitions of ourselves itself in this letter that I would and others are informed by separawrite. As I move from one line to tion and difference. If I could have another, the need to read the words had a letter written to me, it would in terms of the whole of which they have told me about other ways of are parts is incumbent even as I living with others and myself in this world. These ways speak of read them as pieces. accords and empathies. Only in the So much of our culture teaches last few years have I known us to divide and compartmentalcognitively that there are these ize, when we should, instead, unother ways. Years more will pass derstandfluiditiesand movements before I am able to understand and the absences of lines. When these ways emotionally and spiriwe are younger, we are taught to tually. 1 would wish for others come to experience with tools of sooner and fuller realizations of dissemination and dissimulation. these other ways of being in the My letter to the world would sugworld. I would have my letter say gest different ways informed by such things. union and holism. Varela's words (that form lines that make a poem) function as a piano or cello on which I can play the movements of

The Merciad
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May 7,1998

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Sturm Refuses! to Let
By BUI Melville Features Editor For many teachers, retirement is a time to move beyond teaching and to enjoy the parts of life they missed out on. That is not true, however, for Robert Sturm, professor of sociology. After more than 40 years of teaching, Sturm, who retires at the end of May, will return to Mercyhurst to teach Global Issues in the fall and the winter. Sturm, who originally hails from Pittsburgh, attended JDuquesne University, where he received a bachelor's degree in English and history education and a master's degree in education counseling. Sturm also studied further at John Carroll University and Edinboro University, and became certified as a school psychologist He taught and worked at a variety of places, ranging from prisons to Robert Morris Junior College, where he served as director of the psychology department In 1966, Sturm received an offer to join a former colleague on the faculty at Mercy hurst, and has remained here ever since. "President Garvey and I taught at North Catholic High School together, and he recommended me to Sr. Carolyn ( former president of Mercyhurst) for an administrative job. Once we finished raising money to build the library, I returned to teaching/' Sturm said. After returning to teaching, Sturm became the chair of secondary education. Later, when the criminal justice program was created, Sturm's experience in working for three prisons helped him to become co-chair of that department Forseveral years now, Sturm has been a member of the sociology department The wide range of academic tracks Sturm has taught in is very

for Teaching Die
like the dessert. Teaching is the maincourse. The best part ofcoaching was always the teaching aspect Originally I went into teaching to become a coach, but I gave up coaching to concentrate on teaching," Sturm said. While Sturm will become an independentcontractornextyearand teach four classes-over two terms, he will be free from March to September. He said, "My greatest fear is finding ways to fill up those six months." Sturm said summing up his career was impossible, because he wasn't done teaching yet and wishes to continue for some time. 'To me, not teaching is not like retirement It's more like dying. I'm dealing with young people and issues which they'll be dealing with for the rest of their lives, and who would want to leave that behind," Sturm said.

subjects at Mercyhurst than any other person. His senior seminar is a capstone course that has challenged the best Mercyhurst students," William Kennedy, dean of student services, said. "Teaching that class has been my focus for the last seven or eight years. It's very time consuming, and it's almost as though I spent my whole life preparing to teach this course. It's hard to make global issues easy because you can't water it down. Everything is fresh, controversial, so getting to that information takes some detective work," Sturm said. Robert Sturm Aside from teaching, Sturm has also had a long career as a coach. important to him. He served as co-coach of the tennis "The thing I 'm proudest of is that team for many years, and in 1976, I've taught 40 different courses Mercyhurst won the NAIA nafrom high school to grade school," tional championship. However, he said. But for Sturm, one course for Sturm, coaching was always stands out above the others: Glosecondary to teaching. bal Issues. "Coaching has always been more "Robert Sturm has taught more

Hain A Name that!Will be Heard Again
•'. :». • By Jessi Gentile Merciad Writer When Jim Hain graduated in 1993 from Mercyhurst Preparatory School he had dreams of making it big in the motion picture industry. Yet after Hain settled in at Point Park, a small college in downtown Pittsburgh, he realized that a career in filmmaking was not for him. So in the spring of 1994, Hain decided to return home to Erie. Once back, he immediately enrolled at Mercyhurst as an English major with a creative writing concentration. For Hain, the decision to attend Mercyhurst did not require much consideration. When he decided to change his major, he knew that the Hurst was where he wanted to be. Hain had known some of the instructors at the college and therefore was familiar with the quality of the English department He said that and the friendly atmosphere of the campus, were key factors in his decision. Once at Mercyhurst, Hain's writing career took off. In fact, he has been a member of the Merciad staff for three years, writing on '!'• * ;'H-i everything from films to students. His first experience with the paper was small, but that was soon to change. After gaining a year of experience through writing movie reviews, he became Arts and Entertainment editor. This year, Hain has worked as copy editor and as a contributing writer. To add to his success and lists of accomplishments at the Merciad, Hain was presented with the Brian Sheridan Excellence in Journalism Award from t he Communications department last spring and was co-recipient of the Betsy Lantz Memorial Editor's A ward for 1998. Not only is Hain a talented journal ist, but he is also an exceptional creative writer. His specialty is the short story. Hain awed everyone at the 1998 Senior English Project Presentations wiin his talented short story "Blinded By the Light." The story is about organized religion and its opposition Hain characterizes this work as a satire that masterfully weaves together the story of a preac her, his connection to a satanic rock star and mutual exploitation. "It was incredible. He is delinitely one of the best writers in the program," junior English major Kari Repenning said after hearing Hain's reading at the presentations. Jody Washington, a senior English major , said that Hain is an "extraordinary writer with a twisted mind, but that is definitely a good thing." Besides devoting time to writing, Hain spends many of his hours acting for local theaters such as the Roadhouse and the Erie Playhouse. For instance, he has appeared in such successes as Inherit the Windy HotJ Baltimore , and most recentl y, Nci 1 Si mon * slaughter on the 23rd Floor. Hain sees acting as yet another outlet for his (creative expression, Hain said he views his Mercyhurst education as invaluable. He Jim Hain said that he owes much to the En- student, journalist, actor and glish department. Dr. Kenneth writer that people have come to Schiff and Mr. Barry McAndrew, know. Hain's plans for the future associate professors of English, hope to incorporate all of the best have been particularly helpful in experiences of these many facets honing Hain's skills as a writer. of his life. In the long run, Hain "Schiff introduced me to litera- would like a position as a freeture that I would never have read lance writer for a magazine or before. Dr. Schiff has helped me maybe even to publish short stobring my writing to the next level," ries. Hain said. But right now Hain just wants Even though graduation is near, to concentrate on improving and Hain has not stopped being the fine tuning his writing skills. He
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has set his immediate goals on obtaining a public re 1 ations or substitute teaching position here in Erie. According to Schiff, we will be hearing Hain's name again. "Great things are expected from him in the near future-perhaps a New York Times best-seller. Gazing into my crystal ball, I see a wacky satire in the style of Kurt Vonnegut," Schiff said.

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The Mercyhurst men's and women's crew teams won the overall team trophy at the Mid-Atlantic Championship Rowing Association Regatta. MACRAs were originally scheduled for May 2 at Marietta College, but due to a swift, debris-filled current, races were moved to Parkersburg, WV. The women's varsity eight won their race, as well as the women's varsity lightweight four. The varsity heavyweight four and freshmen boats both placed second in their races. Due to a lack of entries in the JV division, Mercyhurst's JV women were broken up into the varsity heavyweight/lightweight boats. The varsity men's boat placed second, JV placed third and Freshmen placed third in each of their ^::::*::v:*>:^ day,: Smith gaYe up.: respective races. The men's varsity and JV boats were under the direction of the new head coach, Adrian Spracklen. 'K^basebftft silled ->x:doubleHlfee4^c^^::WBte4ftt::::: Smilh::haS:^n ERA MA^iptUto: Mercyhurst raced against crews from U. of Dayton, Bowling Green, U. of Charleston, Marietta, Duquesne and Ohio University. Each team receives a designated number of points for their placement in each race to jlS***^ : Tn&Laice& ^ determine the overall team winner. Mercyhurst fared above the rest The season is over for all crews except the varsity women. The eight rowers plus one coxswain will travel |::dltsiWedfitt^:::::::»:bai to Massachusetts for the Championships. Senior rower, Kristy Robison, said, "It's an honor to be accepted to champions. This is the big payoff that every crew hopes to have a chance at." Nikki Esposito added, "A shot at Champions is a great ending for a senior's last season. I feel very confident in our crew."*.
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By Perry Wood Sports Writer The Lady Lakers finished their softball season on Saturday at the double-elimination GLIAC Tournament T he Tournament was held in Grand Valley State. The Hurst's final record for the season was 1824. I • * Mercyhurst lost the opening game 5-1 to Hillsdale University. The women experienced deja vue when batting problems? plagued their starters. The second game was a triumphant 4-2 win against Findlay University. Kri stie Krause pitched an excellent game and was relieved by Karen Bender. Unfortunately, that was not enough to carry on to Saginaw Valley State. Once again, the bats were asleep and the women lost 6-2. With this final loss, the Lakers ended their hopes of GLIAC glory. As the season came to an end, the seniors look back on theiraccomplishments and the freshmen are looking ahead to future obstacles. Some of the upperclass-

Improvement on Last Year

The Mercyhurst College Golf Team finished the 1998 Season by winning the Fredonia Invitational Golf Tournament on Thursday. The overall team score was 310,36 strokes better than Alfred University. Chad and hadihttt strike cuts; i x . f r o m ^ ^ i ^ i A l p t p f p l a y ^ : ^ Hoisek shot a 73 which earned him medalist honors. Curry Huskes came in close behind him with a 75. The Team placed ninth out of seventeen teams last weekend for the 26th th Annual Bay Valley I n tercol 1 e g i a te Gol f Tournament > The Tournament began at Wayne State University on Friday. Curry Huskes had the best score of the match with a 79. Chad Hoisek finished with an 80, Rich Burlett 82, and Nate Adams 83. The second half to the tournament was held in Saginaw, Michigan. Sunday scores were: Hoisek 78, Huskes 80, Burlett 84, and Brandon Stevenson 85. v Sunday opened up with some interesting weather as play on the course became a battle between man and nature. Nate Adams took the low score with an 80, Hoisek 81, Huskes 86, and Burlett 87. Adamsfa sophomore^ said, "We did wel 1 considering there were forty mile an hour winds. We played slightly better than expected considering the competition we had." The season has been filled with ups and downs, but the Lakers have seemed to come out playing solid. They have achieved noticeable success in the GLI AC Conference.
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men who held the team together and displayed commanding leadership are moving on. Seniorfirstbaseman Jodi Durick said, "Despite our record, I don't think it showed the talent that we had and the heart that we put in. I think the team will see more success in the future and I wish I could be a part of that." Senior shortstop Kim Hodgkiss-Lilly said, "I don't think we did as well as we had the potential to do. For some reason, we just didn't get the wins." Senior second baseman Stacy Bort said, "I had a lot of fun throughout the year. The freshmen brought a whole new spark to the team.'* A tear came to the eye of Head Coach Amy Weaver after the second loss. This is herfinalyear of coachi ng the Mercyhurst Women's Softball program. Next year she becomes the Assistant Athletic Director and head coach at the North East Campus. Hodgkiss-Lilly said. "We all wish Coach Weaver the best of luck, the team will miss her."

Mercyhurst Students Take to theAir
By Scott Vance Sports Editor Last Friday X-TREME AIR came to Mercyhurst for thefirsttime. 11 was a great hit for both students and faculty alike. Many of the maintenance staff and security officers were on hand to witness this spectacular which took place at the side of the ice arena. The event which was organized by S.A.C attracted a lot of students due toits size and the noise of its engine when it was turned up to full power. The students• really enjoyed it when one of the owners took to the air and flew al most 30 feet into the air. 11 was a good job that the engine did not malfunction, otherwise we would have been pealing him off the ground. "It was a great feeling to be held up inthcairby 150 mi leper hour winds and being tossed around by the two helpers," said junior Angela Parkinson. , Parkinson's remarks were echoed by Junior Adam Krizbai, "It really was a great thrill, but I hoped they would let me soar into the ai r 1 ike the man running the machine. 1 think that I could have shown him a trick or two in the air Security guard Eric Kraus looks on at theflyingman if I had been given the chance
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Women's Lacrosse End Season with
By Todd Zielinski Sports Writer* The Lady Lakers Lacrosse team ended the season on a low note dropping their fifth match in-arow against Niagara*}-10. T his loss dropped their overall record to 510th overall in points per game, as well as having, an outstanding scoring average of three goals a game. The teams starting goalie, Freshman Nicole Bonvouloir earned a conference ranking of third in both save percentage and goals against average. As a team, Mercyhurst ranked in the top 15 of Division II teams as well as ranking seventh overall in scoring defense. Head Coach Kevin Cooke explained, "We built this program from the base up. "It's not a reality to go to a tournament in our second year." Cooke then went on to explain the majority of the team are freshmen looking to build a solid program by the time they are seniors. The final season statistics had number 20 Nadia Shabanza at the top of the list with 50 goals, five assists for 55points. Jessica Carvel was second with 30 goals. |" Freshman number.21, Amy Perry, closed out the terrible trio, as she accounted for 20 goals, 10 assists, for 30 points. Bonvouloir logged more than 588 minutes between the pipes saving 126 shots on net leading to a modest 4-6 record. As far as recruiting goes, Cooke pointed out the majority of recruits would be coming from states like Maryland, New York, Ohio, Florida, Illinois and provinces in Canada like British Columbia, and Ontario. Cooke added, "It's exciting for me to bring kids in from non- traditional locations/* He also pointed out that getting these recruits to sign would be tough because, "We have to get kids interested in us, because the Mercyhurst name is not out there yet" On tap for next year, the Lady Lakers are scheduled to face tougher opponents. The season for them will start in February when they are slated > to take on Ohio

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"Pops", will return to Mercyhurst next year, however he will not play tennis. "I'm going to miss all the fun we had on die road trips, between listening to our coach saying" whas that" every time we ask him a question and having to sleep in the same bed as "Gump" (Brian Viel), it's not something I will forget in a hurry. This game also marked the last game Scott Vance played for the Hurst. Vance has played all four years for the Lakers. "Well all miss Zippy (Scott Vance). He brought a lot of fun and excitement to the team. I just hope that the rest of the team can emulate his work etiquette that he showed in practice day in day out next year. "Ill miss all of the boys and all the fun we had together. Just looking at some of my teammates makes me laugh, especially "Gump." I've had four great years on this team and I wouldn't want to play on any other team. I think that some of my fondest memories over the past four years have been with my teammates. I remember the time that we were having a meeting with the coach and out of nowhere he said, "who took my last Combo." We all started to die laughing and we couldn't keep a straight face for the rest of what was meant to be an intense meeting," Vance said. The teamfinishedthree places better than they did last year, de1 spite having two walk-ons. They ended the season with an overall record of 11-4. "The team really came together this year and everyone played for each other. There was no individual star, everyone got together and did a great job. We finished third in a tough conference and I hope that we use this as a stepping stone for next year," said head H coach Pat Heals" Heal y The Lakers will lose three players this year including Vance, Tate "Tots" Erikson (the doubles expert) and "Pops." "I think that If we practice as hard and iwork as hard off the courts as we did this year, then next year we could make National finals," said Krizbai

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