The Collegian : the weekly newspaper of Behrend College. (Erie, PA) 1989-1993, April 25, 1991, Image 3

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    Thursday, April 25, 1991
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involved in this situation and
ensuring that similar events do
not happen again in the
future," explained Dean of
Student Services Dr. Chris
Reber scheduled a meeting
with Assistant Dean of Student
Services David Shields,
Behanna, and former Sigma
Kappa Nu President Steve
McClain yesterday.
Although Reber hesitated to
speculate on the meeting's
SGA Elections...
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people know what it is we do
and how we can help students
more. Next year I'd like to
have SGA work more as an
advocate for the students,
helping them solve their
problems and making
university decisions that
directly affect them," he said.
In the vice-presidential
race, Jason Bates beat rivals
Jeffery Nicholson and Diana
Ziemniak by a large margin.
Bates won 182 votes while
Nicholson had 107 and
Ziemniak received 87. Again,
the remaining 24 students did
not vote. All other student
government positions went
According to current SGA
President Ted Hacker, the
elections went well, although
he was disappointed by the
voter turnout.
"The elections went well,
but I wish we didn't have the
poor voter turnout that we did.
Last year we had 20-30 more
voters than this year," he said.
Hacker added he didn't think
outcome, he did mention the
possibility of involvement by
the student organization
Hearing Board.
"Since the incident occurred
at an off-campus location,
several restrictions to the
Hearing Board's power do
apply," Reber said. "However,
it is quite possible that the
Board will review the case and
take action."
As of Tuesday, the fraternity
had not yet received formal
notification of the lawsuit.
the lack of campaigning by
the presidential candidates hurt
election results.
"For the most part, voters
were torn between candidates
and weren't sure which to vote
for. I honestly don't think
people were voting
One of the largest concerns
following this year's election
is the number of candidates
running for office. Election
officials reported voters
complaining of only one or
two choices per office, or
being asked to circle nine
choices for commuter and
resident senators and finding a
total of eight names.
To change this, Student
Services and SGA are working
to recruit future leaders and
establish new programs.
"This year we held an Open
Forum for candidates," said Dr.
Christopher Reber, Dean of
Student Services. "It wasn't
promoted well, which hurt this
year's election, but hopefully
it will increase voter
participation in the next
couple of years."
The Collegian
Pass the ketchup: In celebration of Earth Day, the Students Today fo
Tomorrow's Earth held a cookout to raise money. The group' donated $5O
to the Second Harvest Food Bank and $25 to the Erie Environmental
Coalition. Along with the cookout, Students Today for Tomorrow's Earth
sponsored two bands in the Wintergarden, Rat Salad and Orchards
Sunday, April 28, 1991
inir and Awards eremon
Hot dog anyone?
2:00 P.M.
Erie Hall
Thirtieth Annual
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Greg Geibel/The Collegian