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Former All-American to sing at cultural event
Former All-American quarterback Frederick Douglas
Kirkpatrick, who now is a Baptist minister and folk singer
known as the “troubadour of non-violence,” will perform at
Penn State Capitol Campus on Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 12:15
p.m. in the auditorium of the Olmsted Building. The
presentation is free and open to the public.
A fearless opponent of racism and injustice, Rev.
Kirkpatrick sings contemporary folk songs, which have
been described by The New York Times as a “powerful
weapon of ideas.” Kirkpatrick has performed with Peter
Seeger and has four recordings to his credit, including
“Ballads of Black America,” which was recorded in 1970.
For his involvement in New York City’s West Side com
munity affairs and his founding of the Many Races Cultural
Foundation there, Rev. Kirkpatrick was bestowed an
honorary Phd.D. degree from the School of Social Work of
Coming February 8
"Our bookstore doesn’t have enough books
and it's hard to read and learn without
books." says an Bth-term education major.
"It's not a bookstore. It's a warehouse," a
Humanities professor says.
“You can't set your books here or buy
used ones, so you and up keeping them and
not having any use for them,"says a 10th
term engineering major.
“The bookstore's policies are inflexible in
reference to student and faculty services,"
says an Education professor.
'The books you want they don’t have, but
if you don't need one it's always there,"
says an Bth-term business major.
Prompted by numerous
complaints against the Capitol
from both students and
faculty—a team of Capitol
Times reporters set out to
compare our store’s services
with five other college
bookstores in Central
In every major area of
comparison, the Capitol
Campus Bookstore taired
The sampling of other school
bookstores included two other
PSU commonwealth campuses,
Please see “BOOKSTORE”
pages 8, 9