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It's rareness, not "His Airness," sparking NBA season [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 25 March 1999
It's rareness, not "His Airness," sparking NBA season Out Of Bounds JASON SNYDER The shortened, lockout plagued, greedy playercd, Jordanless NBA season is only a month and a half into the year, and it is already halfway over. Sounds like a mess. And it is. But it is still staying popular to the fans. Not for the big names on ihe court, but, rather, for the unexpected stories that surround it. True basketball fans knew from the start of the season, that we couldn't ignore the game that we have come to love. But wc did wonder what the league could do to spark interest with the people that ultimately pay the outrageous salaries of its players. The biggest story of this rare 1999 season are the Los Angeles Lakers. Every week seems to bring changes to the team as you can sec EVERY Sunday on NBC. I have never seen a professional sports team gel as much coverage as these Lakers. If L.A. doesn't win the NBA Championship, people will sec it as a shock. How could a team "deserving" ...
Former Minnesota Adviser says Haskins advised her on work for players [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 25 March 1999
Former Minnesota Adviser says Haskins advised her on work for players . Down to the Wire... ) By Judith Yales Borger And George Dohrmann Knight-Ridder Newspapers ST. PAUL - A former University of Minnesota office manager expanded her charges of academic fraud in the men's basketball program Tuesday, saying coach Clem Haskins knew she did course work for players, and advised her about how to make it appear authentic. "On a couple of occasions he said, "Just remember, Jan, you can't be too good,'" Jan Gangclhoff said. "The papers can't be too good." Gangclhoff said Haskins made those remarks during at least three conversations between 1994-96 about former players Courtney James, Micah Watkins and Darrell Whaley. James and Whaley have confirmed that Gangclhoff did .course work for them. Watkins has declined comment. Haskins' attorney Ron Zamansky told the Associated Press on Tuesday that Haskins was standing by his Monday statement, in which he denied previous allegations by ...
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Penn State Behrend Girls Basketball Camps to be held this summer [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 25 March 1999
Penn State Behrend Girls Basketball Camps to be held this summer BEHREND BRIEFS The Lady Lions basketball program will be holding three basketball camps this summer. Behrend women's head coach Rosalyn Fornari and assistant Rob Wittman will head the camps. On July 18, girls, ages 13-18 can attend the "Girls Day Clinic" focusing on individual guard and post play, shooting, footing, defense along with utilizing screens, ball handling and off-season programs. From July 19-23, Behrend will host the "Girls Day Camp" for girls, ages 7-13. A"Litdc Dribblers Camp" will be available for girls and boys, 5-8, from August 2-6.
¦ > "iR^KIvIUR AL ' [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 25 March 1999
¦ > "iR^KIvIUR AL' Intramurals Swimming Individual (M, W) Team (M, W, Coed) Registration Deadline: March 26 Modified Softball M, W, Coed Registration Deadline: April 2 Play starts on April 5 Season will last four weeks Badminton Singles (M, W) Doubles (M, W, Coed) Registration Deadline: April 9 Play starts on April 12 Season will last two weeks SPRING 1999 Spring semester Intramural schedules are available in the IM office and on the Reed and Erie Hall IM boards.
EC AC Champion Lions set new school record for wins in a season [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 25 March 1999
EC AC Champion Lions set new school record for wins in a season uge n.- nc ucrvc v,w»;^: ucucwn - riursuuy, , lyyy - m »- - —' Lions' basketball teams bring Behrend two championships by Matt Buser staff writer The Behrend Lions men's basketball team enjoyed unprecedented success during their 1998-99 campaign. They won the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) regular season title and won the school's first-ever Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship. Their 21 wins set a school record, and during the season the men earned the school's firstever national ranking at #17, while being ranked as high as #2 in the NCAA Division III East Region. A late season skid prevented the Lions from reaching their most elusive goal - a bid to the NCAA Division III National Championship Tournament. We controlled our own destiny in the last weeks of the season and we just didn't play well, and because of the type of team we had, I think it bothered us a bit," head co...
Lady Lions capture first-ever AMCC Championship [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 25 March 1999
Lady Lions capture first-ever AMCC Championship by Jason Snyder sports editor The Lady Lions basketball team completed a very successful 1998-99 season with their first-ever Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Championship. The Behrend women finished the season at 17-9 got a reward for their hard work." The season was also highlighted with a trip to Las Vegas over Christmas break. Coach Fornari said, "I think that Las Vegas was a great experience for this group. They grew up. That was just a really important part of our year for this group. I think lhat helped bring them together. I think that helped with our chemistry. Our chemistry was the best part of our year. It just got them to work together well. I think that won us a championship." In this championship season, the Lady Lions won seven straight to move them well above .500 to propel them to the top of the AMCC standings. With a regular season win over Pitt-Bradford, the Behrend women clinched the regular...
National Guard called out to put down housing riots [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 1 April 1999
National Guard called out to put down housing riots by Bongo, the three legged monkey assistant editor The housing problems on campus have grown to epic proportions in the past week. The recent riots on campus and the burning of Niagara Hall with great loss of life has caused the administration to request that the National Guard be called out to quell the disturbances. Provost and Dean John Lilley is calling on the students currently holding hostages in Perry Hall to negotiate and end these disturbances. The controversial way that the entire housing contract turn-in was handled began the problems on campus this semester. Housing remained unresponsive to student requests to fix the system, causing students to begin to ponder taking things into their own hands. On Thursday, March 25th, what started out as a nonviolent protest soon ended up turning into a full scale riot. The rioters presented a list of demands for the improvement of Housing and Food Services. These demands inc...
Vampires beware: TV's Buffy named new Director of H&SS [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 1 April 1999
Vampires beware: TV's Buffy named new Director of H&SS by ms. later tots (aka perky per per) managing editor Sarah Michelle Cellar, of Vampire Slaying fame, has been named the new Director of Humanities and Social Sciences. After a year long search for the right candidate, the "' ' ¦•"- u : - .i iii:u.v. }:\ ;.;-;' » upo« Cellar because of her outstanding attributes, especially her ability to increase male enrollment. Cellar is all business. She is known to wear Frederick's of Hollywood and Victoria Secrets Clothing to meetings, and this seductive tactic has been described as a very effective way of increasing interest in the school. In an attempt to increase student participation, Gellar has organized student sleepovers at her new home in Corry. There has already been an increase in transfer applications in male students from Gannon, Erfinhco ard Mercyhurst. The lines are going around the Reed Commons for students who are willing to work for her as a workstudy stude...
FBI apprehends Behrend student in plot against President [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 1 April 1999
FBI apprehends Behrend student in plot against President by Agent Katherine Spice staff writer Earlier this week Behrend student Cil Jordan was apprehended by FBI agents irom tne Pittsburgh field office for conspiracy and plotting against the life of the president. It all started on March 8 when the student traveled to Washington D.C. with Assistant Professor of Political Science Dr. Robert Speel and a group of 10 students. The trip was going perfectly until the group toured the While House. The students got a special behind-the-scenes tour, and ran across the President. Student Mike Frawlcy said, "The President was sincere and genuine. He was a very nice man." Apparently Gil didn't feel that way. The freshman started yelling at the president for not "Keepin' it real!" and not treating women right. The secret service quickly pulled Gil aside and told him that if there were any more problems that he would be in severe trouble. After that they let him go, giving him one more w...
Escaped mental patient stalks Behrend [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 1 April 1999
Escaped mental patient stalks Behrend by Will Jordan editor in chief Have you seen this man? If you haven't, consider yourself lucky. He is an escapee from Western Psych Hospital and is suspected of hiding somewhere in Wintergreen Gorge. His name is Royce Cleaver. He was committed for having multiple personality disorder. At different times he can be the queen of England, a transvestite named Sheryl, Al Capone, Pee Wee Herman, Dr. Kevorkian, and Shania Twain. Cleaver was committed on April 1 of last year and he escaped on August 18. Stories around the hospital say that one minute he would be parading around giving orders and threating other patients in Italian and the next minute he would break out in song. Cleaver recieved several treatments of electroshock therapy. That is what gave him the permanent part in his hair that can be seen in the accompanying photo. Cleaver escaped from Western with the aid of two other patients who posed as orderlies. "He said that he was going...
Xublic o afety R E T> cry R ~r = [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 1 April 1999
Xublic o afety R E T> cry R ~r = 3/12/99 Raccoon sexually assaulted male student in BFE lot. Under investigation. 3/15/99 Editor in chief Will Jordan reported seeing a skunk near Dobbins. He said that it smiled at him. 3/15/99 Wombat discovered with drug paraphernalia in Logan House. 3/18/99 Complainant reported ring-tailed lemur exposing itself to students in Reed Com mons. Lemur was escorted from the building 4/1/99 Zebra arrested for soliciting in front of Reed. 4/1/99 A dingo requested escort. Escort was provided. 4/1/99 Complainant reported polar bear was siphonning gas from a car in Erie Hall Lot. When officers arrived, bear was found dead from gasoline poisoning.
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KEfl Bj^B ^^^ H^^^^H < KEfl ¦Si KIESI What is your feeling on the adult dinner theater planned for the area across from Logan House? "I plan to attend frequently. Those poor strippers need money." -Joe Blow, 11, Underwater Basket weaving "I hate that it will be only female strippers. Where are the Chippendales?" -Natalie Gagliano, 9, Psychology "I look forward to seeing Dean Lilley on stage" -Sarah Michelle Gellar new director of H & SS "Me like boobies" -Provost and Dean John Lilley "Silicion peaks as far as the eye can see l j» -Ayodele Jones,12,D.U.S. "I have finally found my calling!!!" -Will Jordan, Bacon editor-in-chiel
Behrend master plan calls for rapid growth [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 1 April 1999
Behrend master plan calls for rapid growth by Elizabeth Guelcher assistant editor Here at Behrend, we are out of space. According to Provost and Dean Dr. John Lilley, we operate at 98% capacity from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., while most schools operate at about 65% from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. "We have got to be the most efficient school in the country," he said in an interview on Tuesday. Because of this lack of snace. Behrend has been reauired to compile a master plan for growth, which Dean Lilley said is primarily to become better, not just bigger. He said University Park is on the verge of becoming too large, and in order for University Park to shrink, Behrend has to grow. University Park has asked Behrend to plan to grow to 4000 students, and it has even whispered that perhaps later, 5000 would be possible. The plan was created in accordance with Behrend's three-part mission, consisting of teaching, research, and service and outreach, in that order. Since Behrend is operating at such a...
New Nurse Joins Health and Wellness Staff [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 1 April 1999
New Nurse Joins Health and Wellness Staff by Jennifer Hemme staff writer Behrend's Health and Wellness Center has hired a second registered nurse this semester in order to expand student services. Melissa Haraburda, a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science and Nursing degree from Kent State, started at the Health and Wellness Center on January 11. She was previously an ER nurse at Hamot Medical Center. The Health and Wellness Center has been busy for the past three months treating many students suffering from influenza and colds, but Haraburda says, "It's a different kind of busy...[from the emergency room]. I like the campus atmosphere, the students are nice to work with and they appreciate what you do for them." When asked what her typical day at the Health and Wellness Center was like, she said, "As an RN, I help the nurse practitioner, as well as the physician when we have the physician clinic." She says, by contrast, that in her previous job, "When I worked in the ...
Taking advantage of the C.D.C. [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 1 April 1999
Taking advantage of the C.D.C. by Dave Young staff writer For those that think the Career Development Center (CDC) is not that important, or only important in one's senior year, you're wrong. Not only are you wrong, but you are not taking advantage of a service that can be a huge help when it comes to preparing for the professional world. Many students overlook the resources available at the CDC. "It kills me that people don't take advantage of it," replies Assistant Director Kevin Moore. The Career Development Center handles anything employment related, from how to tie a tie to how to negotiate a salary. It offers a world of services that can lead to manv iob and internshio ot>- portunities. Individual job and internship counseling is also available by appointment. Two things unique to the Penn State CDC are the Lion Joblinc and the Lion Link. The Lion Joblinc is a 24 hour telephone system which allows access to current full-time, parttime, internship and summer job ...