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Studio Theatre to hold auditions for Fall comedy production [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 10 September 1998
Studio Theatre to hold auditions for Fall comedy production By Valerie Trost staff writer Attention Behrend students: the Studio Theatre is putting on a brand new production this Fall. This Pulitzer Prize winning production, Crimes of the Heart, is a dark comedy written by Beth Henley. Crimes of the Heart also won the New York Drama Critics award establishing Beth Henley as a major contributor to the world of women theatre writers. The play looks into the lives of three McGrath sisters who grow up in the small town of Hazelhurst, Mississippi. This imaginative production takes a lighthearted look at the criminal aspects of heartache (hence, the title). Abuse, affairs, suicide, and birthday celebrations all greet the McGrath sisters during this one day reunion in the town in which they grew up. Beth Henley provides a production quite worthy of its awards. It is sure to be shocking, disturbing, innovative, and hilarious for both the audience and performers. If any student is in...
Goo Goo Dolls to play at Behrend [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 10 September 1998
Goo Goo Dolls to play at Behrend By David Young staff writer Students are constantly complaining of boredom at Penn State-Behrend. However, they should realize that there are more things to do than any one person can handle here on campus. One of the more popular things to do on campus is to join a fraternity or sorority. There are many Greek organizations on campus to rush. For those of us who are not athletically inclined enough to be on one of Behrend's varsity teams, intramurals are a great way to have fun and meet people. There are new intramurals every season. If you enjoy sports there is something for you. Anything from sand volleyball to soccer is available to students. If you're not into all the running and physical activity required by most sports, but you still want to stay in shape, the weight room is the perfect place for you. The weight room offers a variety of free weights and fitness machines. Treadmills, stationary bikes, and step climbers are there to use. ...
ACROSS [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 10 September 1998
ACROSS 1 Make a decision 4 Heavy-hearted 7 Uncle 10 Commit perjury 13 Orchestrate 15 First part 17 Loop in one's pocket 18 Basutoland, now 19 Persons of equal status 21 Laughter sound 22 Papal name 23 Scribed 25 Grasped 27 "The Jetsons" dog 29 Disfigures 31 Sargasso 32 Second-hand purchase 34 "Lonesome Dove" author 36 Quote as an example 38 Facility 39 Pinon seeds 43 Most of Mali 47 Author Levin 48 Fathers 50 Consumer advocate Ralph 51 Millennia 53 First light 55 Narrowest part 56 New Jersey team 58 Sit astride 60 1997 movie blockbuster 62 Sleeper's ¦ covers, of a sort 64 Erik of "CHiPs" 65 More tranquil 66 Consumed 6^ Criticize harshly 66 Downing Street : address 69 Excitement : DOWN 1 Ridge, TN 2 Exact 3 Qualifications tosts 4 Clipped-off piece © 1998 Tribune Media Services, Inc All rights reserved. 5 Nixon V.P. 6 Sanitize 7 Longest or shortest day 8 Mimic 9 Webwork 10 Most supple 11 Breathing device 12 Self image 14 Weapons buildup 16 Actor Beery 20 Wander 22 Golfer's...
Review: Dead Man on Campus [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 10 September 1998
Review: Dead Man on Campus By Michael Coursey staff writer The joint venture between Paramount and MTV pictures, Dead Man on Campus, is an overall enjoyable experience. It stars Tom Everett Scott, who previously starred in the Tom Hanks project, That Thing You Do, which was based on an Erie, PA, band that made it big. Scott stars as Josh, a nerdy, straight-laced bookworm on an academic scholarship in a six-year medical program. Co-starring along with Scott as his roommate is Mark-Paul Gosselaar. Gosselaar plays Cooper, a privileged son of a toilet-cleaning businessman who is just at school to party and escape the realities of life. The film opens with Josh trying to rest and get ready for the first day of classes, while Cooper brings in twenty or so people to party in their room. Cooper seems to be so fixated with his five foot tall purple bong that he continues to fire up throughout the movie. Meanwhile Josh meets Rachel, an attractive auburn-haired coed, who is an enjoyabl...
Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 10 September 1998
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The Behrend Classifieds [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 10 September 1998
The Behrend Classifieds A" 0,iver- Jason-Great photo of Beschloss I miss you and I am thinking of you. You are a great camper! "R -Ayodele . Anne Students and employees of Penn State Behrend are invited to submit a free classified ad in The Beacon. Types of ads may include personal messages and items for sale. Maximum classified length is 25 words. Persons who submit ads must state their affiliation with Behrend. Classifieds are meant for individual use. Official notices and group events should be submitted to the Calendar editor. Businesses must pay regular advertising rates. The Beacon can not guarantee the publication of all classified submitted for space purposes. Classifieds should be sent to the Classified editor at The Beacon, Reed Building or dropped off at The Beacon offices, or sent to email@example.com. Deadline for submission for publication in that week's paper is Monday at 5:00PM.
Women sweep Herb Lauffer Memorial Tournament [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 10 September 1998
Women sweep Herb Lauffer Memorial Tournament By Malt Buser staff writer The Behrend women's soccer team got the season started on the right foot this past weekend, winning the Herb Lauffer Memorial soccer tournament, to which they played host. Game one on Friday was against Lycoming College. The ladies played well and used their team speed to cruise to a 4-0 victory. Goals were scored by Amy LaRocca. Lisa Fox. Bethany Cummings, and Lauren Arngo. Michelle Malatesta got the shutout at net. "The women played a very physical game," commented assis-It was satisfying to win a tournament you host. Chuck Baranich. assistant women's soccer coach tant coach Chuck Baranich. The championship game was played on Saturday against Oswego. Behrend won this hard fought battle 2-1. Goals were scored by Michelle Finch and Laura Ferko. It was an impressive start for the Behrend women's team. "It was satisfying to win a tournament you host," remarked Baranich Upcoming home games for the women a...
INTRAMURAL ROUNDUP [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 10 September 1998
INTRAMURAL ROUNDUP IntramuralsGolfM, W, COED Registration Deadline: September 18 - Individual and team play - At Downing Golf Course - First round Sep 26 CrossCountryM, W, COED Registration Deadline: October 2 - Individual and team competition - Race begins at 6:00 pm, Monday, October 5 RecreationCommuterEuchreTournamentRegistration Deadline: Oct 9
I^ coreboard [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 10 September 1998
I^ coreboard DateOpponentResultWomen'sSoccerSeptember 4 Herb Lauffer Memorial Tournament - Lycoming W 4-0 September 5 Herb Lauffer Memorial Tournament - Oswego W2-1 September 8 @ Grove City W2-1 Men'sSoccerSeptember 1 @ Fredonia L 0-1 September 5 Herb Lauffer Memorial Tournament- Oswego W 4-0 September 6 Herb Lauffer Memorial Tournament- Lycoming L0-1 ICrossCountrySeptember 5 @ Westminster Invitational Men - 1st place Brian Gaines - 27:21.0 VolleyballSeptember 4-5 @ Cortland Invitational New York University W 15-6, 15-5, 15-8 Oswego W 15-4, 15-10, 15-6 Cortland State L 3-15, 6-15, 6-15 York L 7-15, 15-12, 12-15, 15-6, 11-15 September 8 @ Penn State Altoona. W 15-3, 15-13, 15-6
Upcoming Sporting Events [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 10 September 1998
Upcoming Sporting Events DateOpponentTimeWomen'sSoccerSeptember 12 Oberlin 3:30 p.m. Men'sSoccerSeptember 9 @ Carnegie Mellon 7:30 p.m. September 12 Oberlin 1:00 p.m. September 16 @ Case Western 4:00 p.m CrossCountrySeptember 12 @ Thiel Invitational TennisSeptember 12 @ Allegheny w/ Fredonia 9:00 a.m. September 14 @ Lake Erie 3:00 p.m. September 17 @ Buffalo State 3:30 p.m. VolleyballSeptember 11-12 @ Allegheny Invitational TBA GolfSeptember 17 @ Pitt-Greensburg
Cross-Country team welcomes new coach [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 10 September 1998
Cross-Country team welcomes new coach By Jason Snyder staff writer The Behrend cross country teams opened their 1998 season this past "This is a good group that is easy to work with. They have the ability to do well." Rich Hoffman, coach cross-country weekend under the direction of first year head coach, Rich Hoffman. Coach Hoffman brings his years of coaching experience to Behrend in hopes of building and improving the cross country and track and field programs. He has set his goals high for the 1998 season in hopes of coaching his team to a top three finish in the Regional meet, qualifying them in the National meet in November. The men's team is off to a strong start, winning the Fisher Invitational held at Westminster this past weekend. The men were led by Brian Gaines, Mark Suroviec, and Dennis Halaszynski, who placed first, second and fifth respectively. The women's team enters the season battling inexperience and a lack of involvement. Their roster currently holds fi...
Get into the SWING of things [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 17 September 1998
Get into the SWING of things Editor in chief of SWING magazine visits Behrend By Ayodele Jones managing editor "I wanted to read about 'kick ass' people, amazing people out there who do the coolest things," said founder, publisher and editor-in-chief of SWING magazine, David Lauren. This was the main reason why Lauren started SWING magazine while a sophomore at Duke University. Lauren, who admitted that he was nervous, was the first installment of the Speaker Series on September 15 in the Reed Lecture Hall. Tired of reading articles about nothing from the school newspaper "The Chronicle," Lauren and a few other students decided to create an alternative medium to voice the concerns and issues that twenty-somethings would want to read about. Equipped with no money, Lauren and fellow Duke students went around campus and the community asking for donations to further their cause, finally receiving a four thousand dollar grant from the University. The first issue covered stories...
Stressed out students can get help at Behrend [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 17 September 1998
Stressed out students can get help at Behrend By Amanda Rush staff writer "Stress is that thinking-feeling that I am out there by myself and have to go on when all by myself I am probably not up to the task." This quote, from The Voice of Shame, by Robert G. Lee and Gordon Wheeler, sure explains how some of us sometimes feel. In everyday life, everyone experiences stress. Stress can now be considered a major health hazard that contributes to the five leading adult killers in the country: heart attacks, cancer, lung ailment, accidents, and suicides. Most people turn to psychiatrists for help in dealing with stress. More than 80% of psychiatrists' patients suffer from stress related symptoms. When stressed the body gears itself into a 'fight or flight' reaction by speeding up the heart rate, raising blood pressure. All draw on maximum energy to deal with the crisis. Although adrenaline helps you survive in 'fight or flight' it does have negative effects. Some short term effect...
SGA chooses new Senator [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 17 September 1998
SGA chooses new Senator photo by Andrea Zaffino Michael Kern, new SGA senator By Ayodele Jones managing editor Election time has rolled around again, well at least it has for Behrend's student government. The Student Government Association last night elected a new Senator for an available seat vacated by former SGA Senator Stacey Erzen. On September 16, three student applicants running for the vacant position -- Ron Slomski, Charles Testrake and Michael Kern -- spoke in front of the entire SGA, expressing why they felt they were worthy of being a Senator. Ron Slomski, OS Political Science/ History, is a resident assistant at Behrend who wants more of a chance to work with students. "It would be an honor to represent the opinion of students. I would enthusiastically work on behalf of students." said Slomski. Charles Testrake, 05 Political Science, is a former SGA senator whose term spanned two years. He has also been on the Budget Committee and the Traffic Appeals Committee...
DEEC: Addressing minority issues on campus [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 17 September 1998
DEEC: Addressing minority issues on campus By Ayodele Jones managing editor The Diversity and Educational Equity Committee (DEEC) was formed in the Spring of 1995 to address diversity issues. On September 10, 1998, DEEC held its first meeting of the year. DEEC is comprised of students, staff and faculty from each of the academic units. The purpose of DEEC is to "involve staff, faculty, students in discussions that regard issues of diversity on campus," said Ken Miller, Acting Dean of Student Affairs. DEEC is divided into three subcommittees, each of which addresses a certain aspect of campus life; the Campus Climate Committee chaired by Biddy Brooks; the Recruitment Committee chaired by Melissa Grimm; and the Retention Committee chaired by Janique Caffie. The topic of last Thursday's meeting was to discuss the "Report on Recruitment of Students from Underrepresented Groups and Improving Practices for Students of Color and International Students." Miller noted significant cha...
Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 17 September 1998
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