The Collegian : the weekly newspaper of Behrend College. (Erie, PA) 1989-1993, January 24, 1990, Image 2

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Behrend briefs
Financial Aid deadline for next year is
February 15. Mark this important date on your
Alpha Phi Omega would like all staff, faculty
and students to place Campbell Soup labels, Giant
Eagle and Loblaws receipts in boxes in each division
office and at the Rub Desk. Proceeds will go toward
buying computer equipment for Diehl Elementary
Panama: Do the ends justify the
means? Will be discussed on January 30 in Reed
117 at 8 pm by Dr. Gamble, Dr. Irwin, and Dr. Gayle
Morris. Topics will include reasons behind the
invasion, the loss of life and the capture and trial of
General Noriega. A question and answer session will
follow the discussion.
Workshops for Academic Success will
be held for the next ten Sundays beginning January
28 from 2 to 3:30 pm in Lawrence Hall, Room 101.
See Biddy Brooks in counseling and advising if you
are interested or have any questions.
Omikron Delta Kappa honor society will be
holding an open house on Wednesday, February 7 in
the Winter Garden from 10 am to 2 pm for interested
freshmen and sophmores in a four-year Behrend
major. Refreshments will be served.
A limited amount of space is available in
residence halls and on-campus apartments. They will
be assigned on a first come, first serve basis. Contact
the Housing Office in Dobbins hall or call 898-6161.
The Computer Center is offering training
sessions on the CMS/XEDIT, DOS, and WRITING
ASSISTANT to students this week. Please call or
stop by the Computer Center for more information or
to sign-up for a seminar.
Tempus Literary Magazine is requesting
submissions. Leave them at the Rub desk or give
them to Chris Dubbs by the deadline on Jan 31.
The deadline for fall 1990 and 1990-91 full-year
study abroad programs has been extended until
January 30. Stop by the Glennhill Farmhouse for
more information. The deadline for Spring 1991
semester programs is March 1. Contact Mari Trenkle
at 6160 for information on summer study abroad
programs for credit.
Snow Ball Tickets go on sale this week in the
SPC office in Reed. Cost is $3 for single and $5 for
Graduation will be held on campus Saturday,
May 12. Caps and gowns are $l4 and must be
ordered from the bookstore no later than March 16.
Frank King the "Corporate Comedian" is being
sponsored by SPC on Thursday, January 25 at 8 pm
in Reed.
Behrend After Dark talk show will be held
Tuesday, January 23 at 7:30 pm in Reed. The topic
will be "Homosexuality: Gay Men - Lesbian
"How to Create A Resume" will be
presented by the Career and Placement Office
Thursday, January 25 at 4 pm in the Reed
Conference Room.
Police Report:
Police arrest four students for
underage drinking over weekend
Two other students get refered
by Carol Mandera
Collegian Staff Writer
Campus police arrested four
students for under-aged drinking
on Sunday, January 21. Randy
Hoffman, Manager of Police and
Safety, reported the arrests were
made after officers stopped the
students' vehicle because of
excessive, late-night, horn
The department referred two
male students to the Student
Disciplinary Board for further
action after officers caught the
students trying to enter a Perry
Hall window on Saturday,
January 20. Officers determined
that the students, both under 21,
had been drinking.
According to Hoffman,
"Information available at the time
led to the approved decision to
refer rather than arrest."
Campus police closed
Glennhill Farmhuuse on
Saturday, January 6, after ice fell
Aum tfiv i uuf anil ruptured a
natural gas line. Hoffman
reported the accident happened
shortly before midnight. His
officers secured the building and '
reported the damage to National
Fuel Gas Company.
Gas company personnel shut
WPSE appoints advisory board
by Jennifer Flanagan
Collegian Staff Writer
Recently a community
advisory board was appointed for
Behrend's radio station, WPSE
(AM 1450).
Comprised of five prominent
community leaders from the
broadcasting and communications
fields, the community advisory
board was appointed by Provost
and Dean John M. Lilley with
recommendations from the
station's policy board.
The appointees are Robert
Bach, sales manager of WJET
FM; Edward P. Junker 111,
chairman, president and CEO of
Marine Bank; Christopher
Zimmerman, president and
Housing fair at UP
University Park will hold
Housing Fair '9O on January 26
and 27.
Students can learn about the
living environment on the
campus and in the surrounding
State College community from
University Park and State
College housing representatives,
off-campus rental agencies, and
other housing organizations.
Additional features of Housing
The Collegian Wednesday, January 24,1990
down the gas supply within an
hour, and the building was vented
to remove fumes. Service to
Glennhill Farmhouse and South
Cottage was interrupted until the
line was repaired late in the
A commuter student was
referred to the Student
Disciplinary Board for further
action after police discovered his
temporary parking permit had
been altered. Reports indicate the
action was taken on Friday,
January 5.
On Thursday, January 11,
officers assisted at an accident on
Station Road. Hoffman indicated
that no students were involved in
the accident. Officers remained at
the scene with the victims until
Brookside and Pennsylvania State
Police arrived.
A female dorm student
reported receiving harassing
phone calls on Monday, January
It. Hoi 1 man DCIICVCS the incident
is related to similar incidents
reported by the student during the
Fall semester. He said the calls
arc not obscene and are probably
originating from an off-campus
A group of Mercyhurst
students were ordered to leave
Behrend Campus property on
general manager of WQLN;
Edward Wellejus, city editor of
the Times Publishing Company;
and Myron Jones, president and
owner of JET Broadcasting
Ken Banting, WPSE's student
station manager says the group
assembled is a good one. "I'm
really pleased with the people we
have. They have years of
broadcasting experience and are
willing to give us a lot of
valuable information. We're in a
very good position."
The advisory board's function
is to provide community input
and guidance to WPSE. The
board's role is strictly advisory
and has no control over any
segment of the radio station, only
Fair '9O include walking tours of
University Park residence halls,
bus tours of several local
apartment complexes and Quick
Tip sessions that give pointers
on how to select on and off
campus housing.
The Fair lasts from 9 am to
3:30 pm on both Friday and
Saturday in the Hetzel Union!
Building. 1
January 3. Department records
indicate that the three males and
four females were discovered
camping in the gorge area.
Hoffman noted that alcohol
did not appear to be a factor.
Officers explained campus rules
to the campers, before asking
them to leave. Officers took
possession of a knife found in the
The department received
reports of three cases of theft and
one case of vandalism. The theft
cases involve the theft of a
portable stereo from a student's
car parked in the apartment lot on
January 21, the theft of a gold
watch and a bracelet from a
biology lab on January 18, and
theft of a check from a resident
student's mailbox in Reed on
January 7.
The vandalism report was filed
on January 20 by a commuter
student who stated that the tires
on the right of her vehicle were
slashed while the vehicle was
parked in a commuter lot.
Police are continuing to
investigate the theft and
vandalism cases, and Hoffman
requests that anyone with
information should contact the
Department of Police and Safety
at extension 6101.
providing suggestions for
improving WPSE programming
and goals.
"The advisory board does
provide a vital link between the
school and community," said
Bunting, "besides offering
feedback, the board voices
community needs and offers
guidance on programming and
budget issues."
WPSE was formed last spring
as a result of a gift from Burbach
Broadcasting Company. The
station's administration and
license is modeled after WPSU,
University Park's station. It's
primary functions are to offer
educational opportunities for
students and to serve the Erie