The Collegian : the weekly newspaper of Behrend College. (Erie, PA) 1989-1993, October 04, 1989, Image 1

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    Freshman: Take heed
of pseudo-advice -
Page 7
Wednesday, October 4, 1989
Parents Weekend
Debaters will look at
the Bush White House
by Lea Gotch
Collegian Staff Writer
"The Bush Report Card," a
debate between William A.
Rusher and Morton M.
Kondracke, will be held at 8 pm
Saturday in Erie Hall.
"It will be a free-wheeling,
up-to-the-minute debate
examining the Bush
administration's record on critical
issues such as education, drugs
and crime, domestic and foreign
policy, and other` "issues of
interest to the audience," said
Assistant Dean of Student
Services David Shields.
Rusher, a conservative
Republican, has been influential
in domestic politics for the past
30 years. He has served as
publisher of the National Review
since 1957, and also as a
spokesman on television's "The
Advocates," which earned several
Emmy awards. Currently, Rusher
writes a syndicated newspaper
SGA adopts food report
Members of the Student
Government Association have
adopted a report finding that
Behrend's food services personel
have provided sufficient
justification for its policies
regarding hours and food prices.
A section of the report is as
Housing and Food Services
has agreed to return Wintergreen
hours back to those of spring
Dr. Redenius was political science professor for 16 years
Dr. Charles M. Redenius, a
Behrend professor of political
science for the past 16 years, died
Sunday morning at St. Vincent
Health Center. He had been ill for
more than a year, suffering from
a brain tumor which cut short his
semester in the fall of last year.
Redenius, a well-known
scholar of both China and of the
American court system, had been
a recipient of the Behrend
College' Council of Fellows
Excellence in Research Award.
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column and speaks professionally
across the country.
Kondracke is the senior editor
of The New Republic , where he
writes editorials and articles about
foreign policy and domestic
politics. He is frequently a
panelist on "The McLaughlin
Group", "This Week with David
Brinkley", "Face the Nation", and
"Meet the Press".
Kondracke and Rusher have
debated-a few thnesprevioqsly:—
In the past; Behrend's 'debates
have featured such notables as
William F. Buckley, George
McGovern, Phyllis Schlafly, and
Sarah Weddington. While
previous debates have featured a
standardized agenda, this year's
event will have less of an
established structure. Questions
from the audience will guide the
topics for discussion.
"The open format will allow
for a more exciting debate," said
1989 with some additions
As far as specialized items of
Wintergreen itself, an equitably
portioned meal is also sought.
University Park's head of food
services has returned an equitable
price increase for store-bought
A five percent increase has
been agreed to, over last
semester's prices
Known for his fiery oratorical
style in the classroom, Redenius,
at 48, was the acting chariman of
Behrend's social and behavioral
sciences division, and acting head
of the business division. He also
oversaw Behrend's master's degree
program in business
He was a visiting scholar in
Reading, England in 1981,
taught for five months at the
University of Huang He in
Cheng Zhou, China, in 1988,
Mark Owens
responds to a hostile
woman's point of
view - Page 10
Behrend's Weekly Newspaper
features debate, other activities
and was a research scholar at
Deakin University in Geelong,
A graduate of Muskegon
Catholic High School, in
Muskegon, Michigan, he served
in the U.S. Marine Corps for
three years before earning his
bachelor's degree from Western
Michigan University and his
doctorate from the University of
During his teaching career he
wrote several textbooks,
William Rusher
Morton Kondracke
including Introduction to
Political Science and The
American Ideal of Equality, and
was the principal author of The
American Republic. In 1977 he
was named a fellow of the
National Endowment for the
Humanities at the University of
California at Santa Barbara: He
was awarded the Bel rend Research
Award in 1988.
Survivors include his wife,
Marilyn Betit Redenius, who is
an elementary school teacher.
Volleyball team
sweeps home tr--
match - Page 11
Volume XXXVIII, No. 5
SGA sponsors
weekend events
Numerous events have been
planned in conjunction with
Parents Weekend, according to
Dean of Student Services Chris
The weekend's activities,
which are sponsored by SGA, are
set to begin this Friday and
continue through Sunday.
Friday's events include the
50's Dinner, "Four Guys
Standing Around . Singing," and a
lionfii - e/pep assembly , for the
soccer team.
A candlelight dinner and the
debate are among Saturday's
highlights. The Zagst-Feldman
duo, members of the Penn State
faculty at University Park, will
conclude the weekend.
Parents weekend at Behrend
has been in existence since the
early 1980's. "It encourages
parents to visit the campus," says
Reber, "during a nice time of the
year." For students who do not
go home often, it is also an
opportunity to spend time with
their families, Reber adds.
Students and their families are
not limited to the events planned
at Behrend. Some may choose to
spend a day in Erie.
It is not too late for parents
and families to make
reservations, notes Reber. Space
has been reserved at discounted
rates at local lodgings.
For more information contact
the Office of Student Activities.
A funeral Mass will be
celebrated at 11 am today in St.
Luke Catholic Church.
Burial will be at St. Mary
Cemetery in Muskegon. The
famiy requests that material
tributes take the form of
contributions to the Emmaus
Soup Kitchen, 218 E. 11th, Erie,
Pa. 16503.