The Nittany cub. (Erie, Pa.) 1948-1971, January 21, 1971, Image 1
VOLUME XXII NO. 10 STAG Party Favorite Sponsored By Sub Patrick L. Paulsen, sexual geopolitics, the narrowly defeated candidate theological proof of the exact for the Presidency of the location of heaven (with United States in the 1968 oceanographic maps and elections, unchallenged charts), the sexual revolution favorite of the Straight and the role of the stork in the Talking American Govern- 70's, and naturalism, con ment (STAG) Party, famed servation, and brilliant lecturer, philosopher, and ecological hindsight. Mr. humorist, dynamic TV Paulsen's theories,.developed personality, and first rate nut under a 1969 Ford Foundation wili be appearing before - ' Grant and a continuing grant Behrend audiences on from the California State" February 4at the Warner Department of Unem- Theatre. His lecture, entitled, ployment Insurance, have Pat Paulsen Looks at the 70's, been described by learned includes such interesting and men and morose alike as relevent garbage as the role being "stimulating," of the student radical in "provocative," and "pretty decent." Appearing with Pat is the rock group Alive'N Kickin', who achieved success with their hit single "Tighter, Tighter." Born in the streets of New York City, the group believes music to be a con 7 structive way of blasting themselves out of middle class life and into a new generation. AKve'N Kickin' explodes on stage in an at tempt to live up to their name. Winter Weekend Flurries A flurry of activities for Winter Weekend was launched on Friday night when Behrend’s basketball team smashed Dußois on the home court. If the game wasn’t excitingly close, the Banana Eating Contest, which followed, was. The contest, a first at Behrend, was sponsored by the Business Club. Howard Leslie won the $lO prize by downing 12 bananas in 3 minutes. The Boot Hill Gang from Mercyhurst and Mike Morey were featured at the Coffee House in the R.U.B. dining hall follwoing the Contest. Because of a lack of flumes, Saturday’s snow sculpture contest was cancelled and toboggan races were rescheduled. More successful was Saturday night’s semi formal dance. Nearly 40 couples, many for first time, tried such things as a waltz, a polka, and a tarantella as well as the usual dances. The Car-Mels of Erie provided the music. Othello, which was based on the Shakesperian play, was run on Sunday evening. This movie, which starred Laurence Olivier and Maggie Smith, was the final activity of Winter Weekend. Howard Leslie, Behrend Banana-Eating Champ, gulps one of the twelve bananas-he-ate in three minutes, as just part of the Winter Weekend action. BEHREND CAMPUS OF PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY Sit in on Professor Paulsen's lecture on the destiny of the 70's and ex perience the beat of Alive N' kickin' on February 4, 8:00 -p.m. at the Warner Theatre. Tickets are on sale now at the RUB desk for $1.50, $2.00, and $2.50 for activity card holders and $3.00, $3.50, and $4.00 for all others. Draft Course. . . Do you understand the draft law? What do you do if the draft board turns you down? How do you appeal your classification? These and many other questions will be answered in a free draft counseling course here at Behrend. 'Hie first meeting is to be held this Sunday (January 24) at the Seminar room from 12-5 p.m. STATION ROAD, ERIE, PA 16510 Visitation Discussed Before Advisory Board At the first two SGA meetings of the winter term, a main topic was the dorm visitation policy, but this by no means was the only area of discussion. At the January 6 meeting, the decision was made to accept applications from qualified students to fill the three vacancies that exist within the SGA. Also, Colleen Healy was appointed to fill the vacant secretarial position. Dean Lane spoke of the possibility of a program on human sexuality to be held here, which would involve both formal speakers and “buzz sessions” including students and faculty. Next, the Union Board announced that it will present Pat Paulsen and “Alive and Kicking.” The January 13 SGA meeting was highlighted by the presence of the Advisory Board, which was invited to hear discussion on the visitation policy. •_ “Old Business” included both the possibility of having copies of “The Daily Collegian” on campus and of being able next year to use Behrend meal tickets at other PSU campuses. The new parking regulations for the Reed Lot were explained by “Deacon” as necessary for snow The first meeting will be a brief introduction to draft counseling and what is entailedr If there is enough interest at the first meeting, then additional courses will be sponsored. Tim Muzzio, co-worker at the Erie Draft Law Center, says, “The purpose of the course is to educate attendants to counsel in an impartial and ob jective manner in respect to the Selective Service System and Enlistment Procedures.” Mr. Pat Mertens, Director of the Erie Draft Law Information Center, will be teaching the session. Mertens is a former Peace Corps worker and was engaged in draft counseling while a graduate student at the State University at Binghamton. He says the draft laws are becoming increasingly complex and draft counseling explains-the various choices a man has when he is of draft, age. Also, it explores the possibilities that are open to you upon entering the armed forces. Some of the topics that will be. discussed are enlistment procedures, conscientious ob jectors, hardship deferments, and a general understanding of the draft law. So far, some 20 people have Group IV is composed prin registered for the course. The cipally of trade and labor jobs, course js open to students, an d does not require any faculty, and administration, examination Another note, the course is not It is g rea Uy stressed that open only to men. . .so far 3 . , , , ~ _ women have signed up. If you’d an y° ne interested shotdd apply ~ • <;/>.• i-, .. as soon as possible. The latest " (Continued possible application date for Left to right: B.J. Walker, Fredrick F. Jones, Allyn S. Wright Jim Crawford, Dr. Richard Eisenberg, and R.C. Reed. removal, and a committee of three dorm and three com muting students was called to analyze the situation. Dave Carr announced that there would be a conference at Beaver, January 16 and 17, attended by 13 campuses including Behrend, the purpose being to discuss the continuation of OSGA. The Political Activity Committee Could You A Summer As almost everyone knows, the squeeze will be on for jobs next summer. For those with the proper background, it is quite possible that you may qualify for a summer job in a Federal Agency. The jobs are divided into four groups of varying types of work. Group I has the largest number of available positions that range from postal work to specialized positions requiring educational background. Applicants must take the IV2 hour Summer Em ployment Examination. However, science majors with 2 years of college and a 3.0 average, or students in a non major with a 3.5 average are not required to take the test.' Group II covers a small number ot jobs with the Forest Service, National Park Service, and the State Department among others. Group 111 requires a bachelor’s degree and includes such varied positions as Foreign Agricultural Service, Environmental Health Service, Social and Rehabilit ation Service along with many others. THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 1971 stated that a draft counseling course would be held on campus Sunday, January 24 from noon to 5:00 p.m. So far, 20 students have registered. Other topics included faculty evaluation, the Flying Club Charter, associate degree graduation at Behrend, and SGA office hours. Dig Job? competing in the written examination is February 3, while the test will be administered once each month from January to March 1971. The deadline for filing applications in Groups 111 and IV is April 15, 1971, unless individual agencies specify otherwise. Anyone interested should see the office of Student Affairs as soon as possible. Sometime during Winter Term, a meeting will be held to advise students in finding summer employment, either with a Federal agency, or locally. Transfers Clarified There has been a great deal of misunderstanding regarding the recent flier circulated by the Food and Housing people regarding transfer to University Park Campus for the Summer and Fall Term' 1971. Behrend Campus Policy on this will be the same as it has been in the past. No such requests will be accepted earlier than the term before the one in which the student expects to transfer with the single ex ception of Fall Term Transfer Requests which are processed during the Spring Term. These requests should be completed by the student and returned to Mr. Goetz in Academic Affairs within the first ten (10) calendar days of the term.