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Attention Graduating Seniors. Gradution will be held
at 1 pm on Saturday, January 6 in Erie Hall (snow
date is January 7). Keepsake caps and gowns are
priced at $14.00 and must be ordered from the
Bookstore no later than Friday, November 10.
There is a limited amount of residence hall space
available itnine.diately.formen, Interested students
should contact the Housing office in Dobbins Hall or
call 898-6161. These spaces will be assigned on a
Driving Under the Influence Program - At 7:30 pm
on Wednesday, October 18 in Niagara Hall Lobby,
Police and Safety will conduct a DUI program. The
event is being sponsored by Sigma Tau Gamma and
Niagara Hall Residence Assistent Traci Fenton.
Flower Sale - The Joint Residence Council will be
selling:flowers October 9 . = 13 in the Reed Union
Building. The flowers will be delivered-on October
The Health Center has received a limited quantity of
flu vaccines. They will be available to students,
faculty and staff until November 30. There is a $6.00
fee that will be billed to the student's account as a
health service charge.
Attention Commuters - On Thursday, October 5 the
temporary gravel parking lot behind the Hammemaill-
Zorn Building will be closed all day.
The Provost Golf Tourney will be held at 9 am on
Saiiiiday,• : :- . 9stolkcp,A4 , *.i;lhjei„Gospel Hill Country
Club. A c a t ere d: Coakibut .will be held at Wilson
PiCnic Grove after play. There is a ten dollar fee.
Entries are due by 4 pm on October 11. Interested
students, faculty and staff should call 6280.
Minority Career Awareness Day will take place on
Thursday, October 12 at University Park's HUB
Ballroom and Fishbowl.
Penn State Education Abroad Deadline for fall and
academic year programs is October 15. Interested
students should contact Mari Trenkle at 898-6160, or
stop in the Glennhill Farmhouse.
TEMPUS, the campus literary magazine, will be
soliciting essays, poetry, fiction, and art from
students. If interested contact Chris Dubbs at 6237.
Reminder to The Collegian staff: Those staff
members who had an article or photo in this issue
should report at 7 pm on Thursday, October 5 to
First ROTC leadership lab succeeds
despite cancelled helicopers
On Saturday, September 30th,
largest field training exercise in
several years. The exercise was to
include a helicopter ride to the
intersection of French and
Conneaut Creeks, followed by a
canoe trip down French Creek to
Woodcock Dam. Although the
helicopters were cancelled, the
cadets still took their canoe trip
thanks to transportation by the
The canoe trip was led by
cadet Andy McConell, the ranger
club commander, with assistance
Police officers respond to eight
separate requests for medical assistance
Behrend's Department of
Police and Safety responded to
eight, unrelated calls for medical
assistance last weekend.
According to Patricia McClellan,
the department's secretary,
officers arranged for the
transportation of four students to
local hospitals for treatment of
minor injuries or illnesses. All
four students were released
following emergency treatment.
Four additional students were
treated on campus for minor
burns. McClellan suggested that
the pleasant weekend weather
may ' have contributed to the
number of injuries reported.
"Anytime we have a nice
weekend--especially when we
haven't had one for a while--we
see more injuries," she said.
"More students are outside
involved in more active
Police arrested a non-resident
male student for underaged
drinking on Saturday night.
The Collegian Wednesday, October 4, 1989
from Jolene Crofcheck, Bruce
Keith, and Carol Coco. The trip
was - 6 .1/2 miles ":down : French -
Creek from Cambridge Springs.
While half of the battalion
was canoeing down French
Creek, the other half was viewing
the humvee, the newest army
vehicle. It is capable of hauling
equipment and personnel over
varied terrain quickly and safely.
The cadets also saw an anti-tank
missile system mounted on the
vehicle. Along with the display,
the cadets were given an
informative talk by Sgt. Schotz
According to McClellan, the
suspect admitted he'd been
drinking on campus, but refused
to identify the exact location.
After filing charges, police
escorted the student to his Station
According to department files,
Officer Chip Sanders investigated
an incident which could have led
to the arrest of a female resident
student for various charges,
including theft and receiving
stolen property. The student
admitted stealing a flashing road
construction barricade that was
discovered in her room. The
report indicates that Sanders
referred the student to the Student
Disciplinary Board for action
rather than file legal charges
because she cooperated with the
investigation. The barricade has
been returned to its owner.
A $lO roll of quarters was
reported stolen on September 22
from a desk in the maintenance
office. Police are continuing to
of the National Guard.
Ale-adership reaction course
was-also:set,up fpr.;t,h cadets: to
test their leadership and problem
solving abilities. This course
included a tactics course taught
by Dean Mienert and Andy
Zimmer of the Ranger Club.
At the halfway point of the
day, the cadets were treated to an
outdoor barbeque of hamburgers
and hotdogs at the Wilson Picnic
Grove. Over 100 hamburgers and
150 hotdogs were cooked by
Mike Close and Tim Wurzer.
investigate the report.
The police cruiser was the
target of two incidents of
criminal mischief. The rear-view
mirrors and the alley spotlights
on the cruiser were damaged at
approximately 4:00 am on
The cruiser was parked behind
Perry Hall at the time. No
suspects have been identified, and
the investigation is continuing.
Officers John Harrington and
Kim Koppes reported that eggs
were thrown at the cruiser on
September 24 in the vicinity of
South Cottage. No damage to
the cruiser was reported .
A report was filed for an
apparent act of vandalism on
September 24. Police discovered
an uprooted tree -near the
apartments. There was no
evidence of storm damage, and
other trees in the area were