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Computer 'hackers' surface at Capitol [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 28 March 1985
Computer 'hackers' surface at Capitol By Joseph Michalsky Do computer hackers exist here at Capitol Campus? Are programs being unknowingly altered or copied? "1 imagine there are (hackers)," said Terry Majzlik, the Operations Coordinator for the computer center here on campus. "I don't like to see it," she said and added that although hackers do exist, there is really no way to determine who the culprits are. "Hackers are an essential part of the computer center here at Capitol," said Andrew (not his real name), a computer hacker here at Capitol. Computers fascinate many students who want to learn everything about them. "I am a hacker, or more appropriately, a human being who happens to be obsessed with computers," said Andrew. "I want to learn everything I can about computers." Another hacker, Phil (not his real name) admitted to the simplicity of obtaining someone elses program. "If I want a program from someone else, I just copy it out of hie file," he said. "You don't ...
'Easy Netaids research [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 28 March 1985
'Easy Netaids research By Annette Childs On 'April 5, 1985, the Heindel Library will begin offering students, faculty and staff a pay-as-you-go system called EasyNet. EasyNet is a menu-driven, on-line retrieval system which gives users access to hundreds of commercially available databases in business, science, engineering, medicine, social sciences, arts and humanities, news and entertainment. According to Mary Ann Filler, Senior Assistant Librarian at the Heindel Library, "It is a simplified method of on-line searching for end users and requires no preregistration, password, or previous training in on-line searching-you just simply pick a topic and the computer picks the database and translates it for you." With the introduction of EasyNet into the ODIN (Online Database Information Network) Services at Heindel Library, on-line searching has been extended to meet the research needs of faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students needing a limited number of references...
Bookstore opens offer 5 - month delay [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 28 March 1985
Bookstore opens offer 5 - month delay Photo by Lisa Mauss Workers remove shelving from the old bookstore in the Olmsted Building. By Maria L. Kent The campus bookstore finally traded addresses during spring break, much to the surprise of many Capitol Campus students. However, dirt and dust leaking from the vestibule into the building held up the move for two days, said Bill Kistler, manager of the campus bookstore. The subcontractors were contacted to fix the problem because "we could not move in under those conditions." William Kistler Bookstore Manager The subcontractors were contacted to fix the problem because "we could not move in under those conditions," said Kistler. The move started over the break so inconvenience to students would not result, Kistler added. After the workmen fixed the problem, campus maintainance moved the materials and supplies to the bookstore's new address and the CC bookstore officially opened for business Sunday, March 10. Kistler said he...
Zerby named new admissions head [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 28 March 1985
Zerby named new admissions head By Joe Michalsky Sandra Zerby has been named Director of Enrollment, Planning, Recruitment and Admissions according to Dr. James D. South, assistant Provost for Student Affairs. "Zerby obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in English and her Masters degree in Reading Specialists from Millersville State University," said South adding,"Her previous position was Dean of Admissions and Enrollment at West Brook College in Portland, Maine." This new position will combine both the graduate and undergaduate admissions into one position according to South. Ruth Leventhal, Provost for Student Affairs, "has created this position to meet the needs of Capitol's Admissions Department, for now and in the future," South claimed. "I feel very excited about coming to Capitol Campus," Zerby said. Zerby's goals include plans to "better market the college by tapping into the strengths of Capitol, and to build a very effective and aggressive administration team to i...
Most students deserve their aid, study says [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 28 March 1985
Most students deserve their aid, study says (CPS)--Nearly 90 percent of all student financial aid goes to students who do need the money, says a new study which challenges the Reagan administration's claims that many students don't really need their aid money The study, undertaken well before President Reagan unveiled his proposal to slash student aid, contradicts Secretary of Education William Bennett's charge that too much aid money goes to students whose families don't need it, says University of Wisconsin Professor Jacob Stampen, who conducted the study. In defending the proposed cuts at a recent press conference, Bennett said the cuts "might require (students') stereo divestiture, automobile divestiture and three-weeks-atthe-beach divestiture," but otherwise wouldn't hurt students. StamperTdismisses Bennett's comments as "rhetoric targetted at the middle class." The study shows very little aid money is wasted, Stampen says. "If you run the administration recommendations...
Tuition hike irks students [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 30 August 1985
Tuition hike irks students by Joseph L. Michalsky "I think it stinks," snapped Mary Ann O'Brien,a Humanities student about the latest tuition increase in the Penn State system. The 7.7 percent increase in tuition for the fall semester places tuition per semester at $1,380 for a fulltime student according to William Miller,associate bursar at University Park. "We're not happy with the tuition increase," replied Provost Ruth Leventhal. "Penn State is the second most expensive land grant university in the country. The provost is not the only one who is unhappy with the latest tuition increase at Penn State. "I'm kind of upset about the tuition. It seems like it goes up every semester,"said Jon Dunnavent . a multi-media major. Dunnavent thinks that an increase in tuition should yield increased improvements to the campus. Engineering student .Bernie Dobransky,echoed Dunnavent's opinion. "Once in a while I can handle it. but I can't understand how it goes up every," he said. I w...
Five positions vacant in SGA [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 30 August 1985
Five positions vacant in SGA by Stacy Krnjaic Almost five months after a controversial spring election for the Student Government Association, five out of twelve positions remain vacant, SGA officials said this week. SGA President Jackie Gasiorek said only one student has shown interest in a vacant secretary position. Positions still open are club secretary, executive secretary and division senators for behavioral science, education and humanities. After a candidate screening session at Thursday's general meeting, SGA members, excluding Gasiorek, voted on his appointment. In contrast to the troubled spring election, some 20 other students have indicated ten tative interest in vacant junior senator positions, to be elected next month. Gasiorek was elected by a narrow five vote margin on April 1-2 in a campus-wide election. She replaced former SGA President Peter Mekosh. Among the other members elected to SGA last April were Vice President Elizabeth Home, Treasurer Gary Hollan...
Students expect B avg. [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 30 August 1985
Students expect B avg. by Maria L. Kent Are you expecting to maintain a "B" average while attending school at Capitol? A recent Penn State University study found 90 percent of Penn State incomming students expect at least a "B" average or better, though only 20 percent had done that well in high school. According to the study, most incoming students plan to study an average of 20 hours or less per week, leading PSU officials to assume the students didn't see a "connection between study hours and grades." A survey conducted at Capitol Campus however, revealed incoming juniors do not agree with the study. Karen Hubler expects to maintain at least a 3.0 average the students in the Multi-Media Journalism option of public relations, said she plans on studying an average of 6 to 10 hours for each class, bringing (continued on pg. 8)
Times will publish weekly [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 30 August 1985
Times will publish weekly by Maria L. Kent The Capitol Times, the biweekly student newspaper of the Capitol Campus, will begin publishing on a weekly basis beginning in November, announced Times Editor-in-Chief Dave Donlin. Donlin's announcement was one of many improvements at the independently-run tabloid newspaper. Other improvements for the fall semester include a complete internal reorganization and upgraded staff motivation plans, the editor said. Donlin, who was appointed editor-in-chief in May, has restructured news and production departments inside the paper. "New departments are being added, like our advertising, public relations, business, and graphics departments," said Donlin. The editor-in-chief expects a more involved staff and student body this year because of the "new blood" of his staff. "Our staff is more dedicated now,"hesaid. "The advertising staff began working over the summer. And we're all working to deliver a weekly newspaper that will not only keep C...
This weeks top ten: solid [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 30 August 1985
This weeks top ten: solid by Alan Pincus 1. "The Power of Love" - Huey Lewis and The News - This is one of those rare times when the best song actually get to number one. If this one doesn't get you moving, you've got a hole in. your soul. Huey does it without a dress or makeup. ********************** 2. "Shout" - Tears For Fears - This is not as good as their first single from the Lp "Songs from the Big Chair" entitled "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" but it's still good. Lead singer Roland Orzabal sounds like an intellectual snob in his interviews, but we'll try not to hold that against him. Eggheads are people too! A*********************- 3. "Never Surrender" - Corey Hart - It's bad enough that he lifted his intro for "Sunglasses at Night" from the Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams (are made of this)," but this totally monotonous piece could put anybody to sleep. How long can he get by on good looks alone? Longer than me. 4. "St. Elmo's Fire(Man in Motion)" - John Parr -...
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