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The Collegian
April 29,1993 The weekly newspaper of Behrend College
Dan Jaecks/Collegian Photographer
You're double parked!: Mike Brenneman, a sixth semester English major, participates in the Alpha Phi Omega/Commuter
Council Bash-a-Car fundraiser yesterday. All money collected was donated to the Humane Society.
by Danielle M. Murphy
Collegian Staff
The Behrend Concert Choir
has returned from its spring tour
which lasted from Wednesday,
April 21 to Sunday, April 25.
The choir traveled by bus
from Clearfield, PA to Indiana,
PA and to State College, PA;
Arlington, VA and Annopolis,
MD. This is the fifth concert
tour in seven years, and according
to David Stuntz, music
instructor, there will be one next
Choir members stayed in a
motel while in State College, but
resided with host families during
the remainder of the trip.
An advantage to host
families, says Stuntz, is that,
"host families get to see what
college students are really like
Stuntz believes that a trip
like this is great publicicty for
Behrend, as well as college
Springtime travelers
Concert Choir goes on tour
"A trip like this benefits the
choir, the school and the hosts,"
says Stuntz. "Everybody wins."
Choir member Nichole
Alvine, a second semester
benefits the choir, the
school and the hosts.
Everybody wins."
-David Stuntz
Music Instructor
political science major, says, "It
was a chance to make a lot of
new friends."
On tour, the choir performed
a variety of music from classical
to spirituals to lighthearted
songs. Performances were held
in churches and a high school. In
State College, the choir held
extended workshops with
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chamber singers and a faculty
member from University Park.
"I wish we had been able to
go to Washington. That was a
big dissapointment," said Terri
Swanson, a fourth semester
major. "Everything else went
really well."
The concert tour was funded
by revenues generated by the
choir throughout the year.
Fundraisers included candy and
ticket sales, and free will
offerings collected at churc..
Forty choir members traveled
with the tour. Officers include
Sherri R. Cokain, president;
Corinne L. McCreary, treasurer;
Laurence J. Mroz, vice president;
and Tiffany L. Smith, secretary.
The choir performs in the fall and
in the spring in the Reed
Volume XLI
No. 24
Eatth Day
Participants stress
"Earth Day everyday"
by April M. Bogdanski
Colkgian Sian
Goals for Earth Day
activities, held April 22, were
attained, according to Campus
There were about 35 to 40
participants, including students,
faculty, staff and administra
tion. Campus Ministry was
pleased that various groups on
campus participated.
Native American families also
participated. Johnny Creed Coe,
head of the Native America! ,
Group, said a prayer in which h
explained that it was sadder&
that an earth day was needed I
remind people of thei
responsibility to th,
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