The Collegian : the weekly newspaper of Behrend College. (Erie, PA) 1989-1993, April 25, 1991, Image 2

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Behrend Briefs
"The Mile of Pennies," sponsored by
Omicron Delta Kappa, has been held this past week
and will continue today and tomorrow. Donations
can be made at the RUB desk, wintergreen cafe, or
through members who may be carrying cans. For
every $1 collected, the Second Harvest Food Bank
will donate $l7.
Student Tutors are still needed for the PEPP
Program at the Wayne and Wilson Middle Schools.
Although students must provide their own
transportation, tutors are paid $5 per hour. Contact
Donna Banks at 871-6001 for more information.
The United Way is looking for clubs and
organizations who would be interested in
participating in the "Clean A Beach Day" campaign
beginning Saturday, April 27. For more information
contact the Volunteer Services Division of the United
Way at 456-6248.
National Donor Awareness Week was
this past week until Saturday, April 27. If you are
interested in filling out an organ donor card, or
would like more information, contact the Greater Erie
Eye and Organ Bank at (814) 459-3545.
The Admissions Office is looking for
volunteers willing to assist them during the Alumni
Admissions Conference beginning Friday, June 7,
until Sunday, June 8. Free Behrend T-shirts will be
given to volunteers. If you are interested in
volunteering during any of the three days, please
contact the Admissions Office at 6100.
Accounting Club is looking for students
interested in officer positions for the upcoming
academic year. Contact Carmela at 898-6530 in the
evenings for more information.
All Communication Majors are invited to
attend a career exploration seminar, sponsored by
Lambda Pi Eta, on Tuesday, April 30, at 7 p.m. in
Reed 116. The guest speakers will include an
Advertising Executive from LORD Corporation, a
Community Relations Director from Hamot Medical
Center, and the Editor of the Sunday Feature
Magazine from the Times Publishing Company.
A Codependency support group, which
discusses unhealthy relationships and dysfunctional
families, meets every Thursday from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
in the ground floor classroom of Erie Hall. Faculty,
staff and students are welcome to attend.
A Chemical dependency support group meets
every Wednesday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the ground
floor classroom of Erie Hall. Faculty, staff, and
students are welcome to attend.
Attention graduating seniors: caps and gowns
will be arriving during finals week. More
information will be posted when they arrive.
Attention graduating seniors: graduation
announcements can be picked up in the Registrar's
All Commu 1 students are required to attend the
weekly Thursday evening meetings which begin at 8
p.m. in Science 124.
The Collegian
Behrend writers speak out
Tempus showcases students' work
Passing the buck: Tempus Editor Heather McKinley presents a $25 check
to Hans Masing, who designed the magazine's winning 1991 cover. The new
issue will be on sale for $2 today in the Reed Building.
b Christi Luden
The Collegian
There are a lot of
opportunities at Behrend for
writers to show their talents.
Ternpus magazine is one of
them, and according to Chris
Dubbs, assistant professor of
creative writing and Tempus
advisor, interest in the literary
magazine is growing.
Tempus includes student
written poetry, short stories, and
essays. Any student at Behrend
can submit a piece of his or her
work to Tempus. and possibly
have it published in the
magazine. According to Dubbs,
"There is a surprising number of
Free Workshop looks to the skies
Dr. Marande to explain telescope use
The belt of Orion. The "fiery"
eye of Tauras the bull. The tail of
Halley's comet. Stargazing can be
a relaxing pastime, but frustration
may set in quickly if equipment
problems arise.
If you're an astronomy buff but
haven't quite figured out how to
use that telescope you received last
Christmas, an upcoming "Optics
Telescope Workshop" may be just
Police Report
Three charged with underage drinking
On Sunday three males were
charged by Police and Safety
with underage drinking while
parked at Perry Circle (located
on the south side of Perry
Hall). The males' names were
not released, although officers
reported one is a Behrend
good writers at Behrend."
Tempus is operated
completely by students. Students
submit their works, and other
students choose, edit and publish
those works in the yearly
magazine. Those students on
Tempus' staff earn one credit per
semester and can earn up to eight
Besides Tempus being a
"publishing course", the
organization also has fund raising
activities such as used book
sales. This year they also
sponsored a contest for the design
of the magazine's cover. Hans
Masing won, and his artwork
will be displayed this week when
Tempus goes on sale.
what you need for star gazing this
Dr. Robert Marande, associate
professor of physics, will conduct
the free workshop Friday, April
26, beginning at 8 p.m. in
Science 125.
The workshop, sponsored by
the M-31 Astronomical Society of
Erie, will focus on putting a
telescope together, adjusting
Bad Checks
Last Friday charges were
filed with District Justice Peter
Nakoski against a student for
writing bad checks. Officers
report that the check had been
returned to the Behrend
Bookstore twice for non
Thursday, April 25, 1991
Although last year's
publication of Tempus was
plagued by printing problems,
this year those problems have
been solved.
"This is the biggest issue
we've ever produced at Tempus,"
Dubbs said.
Throughout his four years as
Tempus' advisor, Dubbs has seen
more and more students and
professors get involved with the
Copies of Tempus 1991 go
on sale this week for $2.00 a
copy. Various tables will be set
up today in the Reed Union
Building where copies can be
lenses, finding an image, and
Marande recently received the
Lindback Award for Undergraduate
Teaching Excellence. The award,
one of only three presented within
the University system, was
presented at University Park April
Theft by Phone
Police and Safety officers
are still continuing an
investigation concerning a
series of illegal long-distance
telephone calls placed from a
university telephone. The
student, when questioned by
officers, admitted to placing
the phone calls.