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Polarization: WHAT WE CAN DO
Majiy students, I am sure, are aware that polarization exists on cam
pus. The question is what we the'students want to do about it. Also, to
make conditions between black and white students on campus better, we
have to first of all want to change our way of thinking.
For those of you white students who want to do something about
polarization on campus, abandon, or at least try to abandon your stereo
type views of blacks and try to learn and understand us as we really are.
One way you can help to change conditions on campus is by making 1
yourself known to any blacks on campus. The other way is to take a course
in black literature.
In any event you are not going to make the situation better by going
around wishing you could do something about it. Get involved, communi
cate with the blacks and we will answer any problem you might have con
cerning our race.
No one will know how you feel unless you make your feelings known.
Then if after you’ve communicated with the blacks, and you conversed
with them, you will know at least, that there is no valididty for your stero
Who Knows The SGA? Anyone?
Do you know your senator ? Who’s
representing you in the SGA?
Recently, a few of us have been
running around Meade Heights, the
dorms, vehderville, asking these
questions. And what have we come
up with? You can get the picture
from these few examples.
Q. “Do you know who the SGA
A. “Lenny Thompson.”
Q. “Wrong. Think harder. Who
A. “Neil Madonic.”
Still another gem.
Q. “Do you know who the SGA
president is ?”
A. “Levan Wolf.”
Onward we searched.
Q. “Do you know who your SGA
A. “Hugh Scott.”
Q. “No. Who is your senator from
Capitol Campus representing you?”
A. “What senator.”
Q. “Your SGA senator. Who is it?”
A. “I don’t think they have them
in my curriculum.”
We kept trying.
Q. “Have, you ever been to an SGA
Q. “What did you get out of it?”
A. “A lot of laughs. It was a
Isn’t this amazing? Isn’t this tru
ly amazing? These are only a few
examples. We have many, many
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more similiar to these.
But who’s to blame? Are you?
You who complain about SGA, but
sit home and do absolutely nothing.
You who refuse to go to a meeting,
refuse to talk to a senator because
you say it will do no good. Isn’t this
just an excuse? On the other hand,
you SGA members can’t go without
question either. Have you made the
same effort now in communicating
with students as you did before you
were elected? Were you simply put
into office and forgot who you were
Is it possible that some effort, a
lot of effort, can be displayed by
both students and SGA. If you don’t
know the president, if you don’t
know your senator, ASK. And if
they don’t come to you, SGA, GO TO
THEM. Maybe then, answers like
“Levan Wolf” will be no more.
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Letters to the Editor
I would like to thank those of you
who voted for me. I am pleased to
be the Junior Business Senator.
There is one, thing that irks me.
There were less than 200 Juniors who
voted out of approximately 700 Jun
iors. The majority of you still do not
know me so I am going to have office
hours from 1 to 1:30 Mondays in the
SGA office W-104. I’ll be there to
hear your complaints and ideas, but
also I’ll be there to meet you. Come
by just to get acquainted.
For anyone who cannot make it to
see me on Monday, my address is
1706 Penn Street, Harrisburg, and
my phone number is 234-4304.
Steve Wesley Jr. Bus. Senator
There have been many criticisms
made this term about the Student
Government. Obviously, some are
and some are not justified.
Without starting a “who’s to
blame” campaign, I want to offer
each and every student a chance to
“do your bit” for the SGA.
I now need people to serve on nu
merous committees with various du
ties. Of all the readers of this art
icle, there must be a few who are wil
ling to contribute to the betterment
of both Capitol Campus and the SGA.
If it’s really so bad, why not help to
make it better ?
Lee Levan SGA President
I have been attending Penn State,
Capitol Campus for five terms and
can discuss with a certain degree of
critical accuracy, the quality of our
faculty. It is one of the best. Most
of the faculty are true experts in
their respective fields and just as
many are thought provoking. But I
am not writing this somewhat brief
article about them, although an ar
ticle should be published in order to
give them credit, for truly they do
This article is about a relatively
small faction of the faculty who are
presently teaching courses in which;
they have relatively little knowledge
about, they either plan their lectures
or discussions improperly or not at
all, and in short do not give a damn
whether or not their students actual
ly learn anything in their courses.
It' is the responsibility of the de
partment heads and the administra
tion to provide the students with tea
chers who are expert in their fields,
who have the desire to teach and ul
timately have the students best in
terest in mind. It is with this in
mind, that I suggest that a faculty
review board be made up of both stu
dents, faculty and administration and
be formed as quickly as possible in
order to solve this problem.- During
the time that this committee is final
ly formed, it is the right and respon
sibility of the student to go to the ap
propriate department head and dis
cuss and complain about these tea
chers. Remember! you can do some
thing to make this school better.
Ed. Note: Letters must be signed.
Names witheld upon request.