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Everyone is invited to attend the weekly meeting of the Behr
end Bible Fellowship. They meet each Monday night in the Memor
ial Room of the Administration Building at 7:00 pm_ They have
planned many discussions for this term plus an Athletic Night and
a party. The topic for next Monday's meeting will be Daniel.
America the Beautiful-1980? Be informed! Be involved! At
tend the "Pollution Probe" Friday, April 10, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. at
McDowell High School,
All students who have been approved for transfer to University
Park for Summer or Fall Term should meet with their advisor dur
ing the first ten days of the term.
Happy 21st, JOHN!
Applications for the position of Resident Assistant in the Behr
end Campus Residence Halls for the year 1970-71 can be obtained
from Mrs. Karen Muller at the Main Desk in the Reed Union Build
ing. Applications and Recommendation Forms can be obtained
from Mrs. Muller beginning Monday, April 6. The completed appli
cations should be returned to her no later than 5 p.m. Friday, April
Applicants should have a minimum 2.5 grade point average, be
interested in working with people, and be at least fourth term.
standing as of Fall Term 1970. Both interested commuting and res
ident students are encouraged to apply. A job description of the
Resident Assistant position is included with each application.
Behrend Forensic Union
To Appear On Local TV
Behrend's Forensic Union yest
terday announced its Spring term
schedule, featuring, a series of de
bates against the neighboring
team from Edinboro State Col
lege. At least four public debates
are planned, two of which will be
shown over the -local educational
television station WQLN (Chan
nel' 543. -
The first debate, "Resolved,
that the U. S. should adopt a po
licy of mandatory social or mili
tary service for all young adults",
is scheduled for April 14 at Edin
boro State College and will be re
broadcast over WQLN-TV on
Tuesday, April 21 at 8 p. rn.
Behrend debaters will return to
Edinboro May 4th to redebate
the subject before 500' Edinboro
speech . students. Tentatively sch
eduled for May is another. TV
debate, to be held before the
Behrend Speech 200 sections, con
cerning the legalization of mari
Participating in the series will
be Roger Nuber, John Musala,
Behrend Bible Fellowship
Transferring To U.P.?
R. A. Applications Available
Howard Leslie, Dave Carr, Mar
sha Hamm and Rusty Larson..
'Teams for the television debates
will be selected on the _basis of
intra-squad. competition. Interest
ed students are invited to contact
Nuber or John Spielmann, ad
Nuber also reported that -the
Forensic Union . hoped to expand
its soapbox debates this term.
Students having topics they would.
like- discussed publicly can -sub
mit suggestions to the CUB of
The Forensic Union president
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- not reflect the Editorial• policy •of-the
Edi c irls
Hit - Cold /Spot
By `Dave ratiolt
Frigid women, take heart! Fin
ally, someone is' doing' something
about cold showers.
• Unfortunately, not at Behrend,
In what may be a precedent,
200 irritated students at South
west State College in Marshall;
Minn., were granted a $lO refund
for cold showers in their dormi
The story, carried nationally by
the Associated Press, explained
that the Minnesota State College
Board approved the rebate after
it heard the student's problem
from the college's vice• chancellor.
The board also approved a re
quest fol. $B3OO to buy new water
It was the second time in re
cent weeks that hot water made
the news' on college campuses.
Act Now To Save
The massive "Teach-In on the
Environment" scheduled to take
place on more - than a thousand
college campuses April 22 offers
dramatic hope that further des
truction of our planet may be
stopped, according to Senator
Gaylord the man who
started the project rolling. -
Writing in the April Reader's
Digest, Sen. Nelson recalls that
he first propOsed the national. en
vironmental teach-ins in a speech
at .Seattle last fall.
"We expected the response to
be good," he writes. "It has been
tremendous. A thousand colleges
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My - compliments to the admin
-istration concerning -registration
day. It was very organized and
students were processed rather
-swiftly. Now- all you have to do
is clean up the pre-registration
• Warning , to all- vehicles smaller
than Mack trucks:• Hazardous
driving conditions have been post
ed here at Behrend campus. It
seems the holes in .the roads have
-been seen swallowing-cars.
How do you catch a sparrow?
Put salt on his tail.
Rumor has - it - that the boys'
dorm was fumigated over Easter
vacation for lice. What about it
Destruction to the rooms in the
dorms is getting pretty bad. So
is the lifting of another person's.
possessions. You guys - have' to - live
there and they're' your friends so
closed • his press conference by
pleading for support from Beh-.
rend students._ - _
Being inferior To
University Park, Pa.--Accord
ing to the newly elected -head of
women's government at The
Pennsylvania State University,
most women are still satisfied to
be - just a little bit lower than men.
"You hear a lot about women's
liberation these days," says Lynn
Mack. "But I don't believe that
too many coeds subscribe to it."
The 19.-year-old Erie native
isn't about to take sides as to
whether they're right or wrong.
"It's just a fact," she observes.
Although she is . still only a
sophomore, Lynn has just been
installed as president of AWS,
the Association of Women Stu-
Women at Edinboro marched just
before Easter to protest their
plight, and were promised action
by : administrators.
and universities are expected to
participate, along with hundreds
of high schools: civic- groups, gar
den clubs, the League of Women
Voters and conservation organi
zations have also offered a help
ing hand to make the day a suc-
While local projects will form
the major focus of the April 22
Teach-Ins, - Sen. Nelson suggests
that the concerns voiced on that
day may lead ultimately to "some
radical changes in our national
"Are we prepared; for example,
to make economic modifications
in-our system to reverse the dis
astrous trend . . . to dispose of
disposable bottles . . . to levy
some kind of tax to assure - that
junk cars are collected and _re
cycled . . . to say to the oil com
panies that they must not drill
offshore . . . to develop a land
use pOlicy, to say, `You must not
destroy anymore'?" •
The Teach-Ins will help to
dramatize these questions. But
April-22 will be a success only if
it . sparks "a national commitment
to do something," Sen. Nelson
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dents, at the •Uniyersity. In this
post: she• is to act as 'a
spokesman for- Penn• State women
She firmly believes that • stu
dents should. be responsible for
their own lives. This- includes al
lowing them to set their own
hours and visitation on rules in
- campus residence halls, to live off
campus if they choose, or to :be
issued keys to their dormitori&.
"College," she explains, "should
be a sort of go-between period.
As high schoolers, students have
lived under pretty thorough par
ental—control. -And once they've
graduated, they're completely un
"College should offer them the
chance and the time to grow up.
They can't be protected indefini:-
tely. And since women are just
responsible as men, there's no rea
son-why the rules'should discriin
inate against them."
Lynn also feels that coeds
be allowed to decide for - them
selves when men can visit their
"Girls tend to be conservative,"
she notes. "They'll set up. a sy
stem guaranteeing some degree of
Lynn came to Penn State de
termined to be more than a num
ber on a large campus. In her
freshman year, her dormitory
elected her a floor. representa
tive to AWS Council. This year
she has served as a - member -of
AWS Senate, which initiates leg-:
islation concerning women stu
It was the Senate, for example,
which procured keys for women
so they could come and go as they
pleased in their residence halls.
- Currently, the Senate is con
sidering the problem of reform
ing the admissions policy for
Penh - State 'where the male-fe
male undergraduate ratio is about
17,000 men to • 8,000 women.
"It's a hot potato," Lynn ad
mits. "The University has a num
ber of • colleges -- like Agricultuie,
Earth and:Mineral Sciences, En
gineering, and Science which at
traets a majority of male appli
cants. But admissions to the other
colleges should be more nearly
April 3, Itii9