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The Price is Right arrives on campus [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 29 April 1999
The Price is Right arrives on campus by Ryan Cannon staff writer Lawrence Hall Council presented the first annual game show to mock The Price is Right this past Thursday in the Reed Lecture Hall. The show was a surprising success and the many students that attended greatly enjoyed the event. This spoof of a beloved game show was splendidly hosted by Dan Schiesser. Residence Life Coordinator, who played the part of Bob Barker. Keith Cerroni,02/DUS, Kris Lynch, 04/Mechanical Eng., and Andrew Moore, 02/Graphic Design, assisted Schiesser and truly put "Barker's Beauties" to shame. Not only did they display prizes and games, but they also wore tight, revealing dresses that they looked damn good in. Out of the sixty enthusiastic audience members, twenty-four received the thrill of a lifetime and were selected to "come on down" and be a contestant on the game show. The show began when four contestants were asked to guess the amount of M&Ms in ajar, and the one who guessed m...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 29 April 1999
ACROSS 1 Perplexed 6 Fashion by cutting 11 Track circuit 14 Ste. Marie 15 Qatar currency 16 Poem of praise 17 Top cover girls 19 Drink for two? 20 Stop 21 Break in the action 22 African flies 25 New York rim 28 Junior hooter 29 Thickheaded 30 Destitution 31 Ballpark display 35 Edible tuber 36 Asian asses 37 Even score 38 Relative by marriage 40 Repast 41 Almost 42 Main artery 43 Kneecap 45 Gossip fodder 47 Novelist Hunter 48 Ballplayer Guerrero 49 Mineo of "Rebel Without a Cause" 50 Mimic 56 Lubricate 57 Bellowed like Bossy 58 "Dawn Patrol" co-star David 59 Crafty 60 Buckets 61 Use boiling water DOWN 1 Dunderhead 2 Greek letter 3 Dine 4 Voted in 5 Still 6 Traverse 7 Helper 8 Bread choice 9 Actor Kilmer 10 South African golfer Ernie 1999 Tribune Media Services, Inc. 4/29/99 All rights reserved. 11 Tennyson poem, with "The" 12 Dancer Astaire 13 "The Power of Positive Thinking" writer 18 Sultry West 21 Late night Jay 22 Curtis and Danza 23 Workout wetness 24 Inherently 25 Bri...
Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 29 April 1999
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The Force is with our Wire Services Editor [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 29 April 1999
The Force is with our Wire Services Editor by Katie Galley wire services editor Yes, folks, it's only 20 days now until the new Star Wars movie opens! Excitement is in the air, at least for the mass sum of us who worship Star Wars. In case you have been in a cave for the last 22 years, here is what you have missed. May 25,1977. George Lucas releases a little movie called Star Wars. The movie plays in 32 screens across the country. And so the craze begins, at least for the people alive back then. It was over a full year later that this fan was born and in my deprived childhood, I admit that I never actually saw Star Wars. I know, it is extremely sad. What is even worse is the fact that in 1997, when the movie returned to the theaters, I was literal)v draseed into the theater to see the "Special Edition." I didn't want to see this "space movie." What did I know? I spent the first hour being truly annoying. 1 laughed at the special effects; "You can see a box around the plane!"...
Finding the Best Pizza in Erie [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 29 April 1999
Finding the Best Pizza in Erie THE RESULTS BY ROGER BURLINGAME AND JENNIFER HEMME WELL, THE BEACON'S SEARCH FOR THE BEST PIZZA IN TOWN WAS A BIG SUCCESS. SEVEN MEMBERS OF THE BEACON STAFF SAMPLED PIZZA FROM SIX PIZZA PLACES THAT ALL DELIVER TO CAMPUS PIZZA HUT, PAPA JOHN'S, LITTLE CAESAR'S, BRUNO'S, LUCCHETTI'S, AND BARBATO'S. WHILE IT WAS A CLOSE RACE FOR FIRST, BETWEEN PIZZA HUT AND PAPA JOHN'S, THE DECIDING FACTOR FOR ^ PIZZA HUT WAS ITS SAUCE. ALMOST EVERY- ^ 0 ONE AGREED THATPIZZA HUT'S SAUCE ^ f WAS THE BEST. ^ W . TASTERS WERE EACH GIVEN A PLATE WITH A SLICE (CHEESE OR PEPPERONI, DEPENDING ON PREFERENCE) FROM EACH k PIZZA PLACE. SLICES WERE J MARKED WITH COLORED M TOOTHPICKS, SO TASTERS M COULD NOT TELL THE M SOURCE OF EACH SLICE. M A PIZZAS WERE RATED ON A SCALE OF ONE TO TEN. I THE PIZZAS WERE 1—GRADED ON THREE MA- 1 JOR QUALITIES: CRUST, 1 SAUCE, AND CHEESE. \ WHEN JUDGING PIZZA, EV- \ ERYONE HAS TO KEEP THIS \ IN MIND: PIZZA IS LIKE SEX. 1 WHEN IT'S GOOD IT'S ...
El way's retirement will leave a void in sports world [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 29 April 1999
El way's retirement will leave a void in sports world Out of Bounds IASQNLSKYDER Michael Jordan, Wayne Gretzky and now, John Elway. When the football great retires this Sunday, it will hopefully bring to an end three months of crushing blows in the sports world. There's no doubt that their respective sports won't ever be the same again. Whatever genius said, "all bad things come in threes," was proven right by the happenings so far in 1999. You can bet Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen was shaking in his boots when he saw basketball and hockey's greats call it quits. And when Bowlen received a telephone message from Elway about two weeks ago, he knew his expectations for the 1999-2000 season would take a monumental turn. Unfortunately for Elway, his decision wasn't dependent on his love for the game or his drive for a Super Bowl three-peat. Rather, a 1998-99 season riddled with hamstring, back and rib injuries and the news that he would soon need an artificial knee, forced E...
Hockey is secondary to tragedy [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 29 April 1999
Hockey is secondary to tragedy Down to the Wire...) By Dan Wood Knight-Ridder Newspapers DENVER - No one involved with the Sharks or Colorado Avalanche really wanted to play hockey Wednesday night. They didn't. In conjunction with the NHL, the teams postponed the first two games of their opening-round Stanley Cup playoff series because of the tragic events a day earlier at Columbine High School in suburban Littleton, Colo. Using a cache of guns and pipe bombs, two male students allegedly murdered 13 people and injured more than 20 others before apparently killing themselves. "Let's face it. Right now, hockey isn't a priority," said Avalanche winger Jeff Odgers, a former San Jose captain. Instead of playing the first two games of their Western Conference quarterfinal series Wednesday and tonight in Denver, the Avalanche and Sharks will face off Saturday night and Monday night at San Jose Arena. The series will shift to McNichols Arena...
(The Behrend Classifieds [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 29 April 1999
(The Behrend Classifieds Free to abusive home! Attention!!!! Free to good home! One extremely whiney, 0ne confrontational business One overworked sports editor useless managing editor. manager. Please take him off of our Please allow 4-6 weeks for 0n,v wil1 perform duties that hands before he cracks under delivery. She is never on she is paid for!!! the stress and kills us all. time for anything. Call Beacon Office for more Contact Beacon Office for details details. Need demolitions work? Call our extremely D R Wanted: one roommate for destructive editor-in-chief! "» , "' ^l ,m ' lasna 'L ' iraii i ooo c»m*ct»r Holes out in walls for a very Tay,or > JuHet > Brandv » and Fa" im Semesten reasonable fee. Hooch - I'" Miss You Guys. Contact J655 ' 08 at 898-6654 Works great when angered, Dele so make sure you piss him off first. Call the Beacon for more details. Students and employees of Penn State Behrend are invited to submit a free classified ad in The Beacon. Type...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 29 April 1999
1998-99 wrap-up com. from pg. 12 Hughes (second team), with Bovaird winning AMCC Player of the Year and Hughes sharing Newcomer of the Year. THE LADY LIONS CAPTURED THE AMCC crown with a vengeful win over Pitt-Bradford in the AMCC Championshi p game in Erie Hall. Head coach Rosalyn Fomari won her 100th win at Behrend in the same game to make the night memorable. The women finished the season with a 17-9 record, but failed to qualify for the HCAC Tournament. Carrie Nestor. Jen O'Lare and Erin Phillips all were named to the All-Conference second team. Tiffany Buck broke the career three-point record in the closing weeks of the season. Coach Fornari was also named Co-Coach of the Year. The spring season saw some success scattered throughout all sports. Behrend added track and field to their list of teams that include baseball, softball, golf, and tennis. BEHREND SOFTBALL JUST CAPTURED the AMCC crown this past weekend after hosting the tournament. The Lions defeated LaRoche and blew...
Jake Boyle Baseball [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 29 April 1999
Jake Boyle Baseball Know Your Lions... by Jessica Tucci associate editor Freshman Jake Boyle is on fire this year. He is impacting every pivotal point possible for the Behrend men's baseball team. He leads the team in home runs with eight, RBI's with 46, and runs scored with 43. In addition, Boyle broke the Behrend baseball homerun record this year with his eight. His eighth homerun occurred during the AMCC tournament, but the story doesn't stop there. It was the ninth inning with two out and no one on base. The next batter had a hit, and the next batter was walked. Then Boyle came to bat. The count, was at one and one when Boyle came through for the team and smashed the record breaking homer. Coach Benim is ecstatic with Boyle. "Jake is an excellent student-athlete," said Benim. "He is having an incredible year. At times, he has absolutely carried our team with his hitting."
Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 29 April 1999
The Beacon would like to thank the Athletic's Department for all their help throughout the 1998-99 season. A special thanks goes to Sports Information Director Paul Benim who provided us with I box scores, press releases and an Athlete of the Week on a weekly basis. We greatly appreciate all of your help.
f , ^ coreboard [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 29 April 1999
f , ^ coreboard BASEBALL (23-12) SOFTBALL (23-9) AMCC Standings AMCC Standings Conference Record Overall Record Behrend 17-1 23-9 Frostburg 11-1 23-6 LaRoche 15-3 17-5 Behrend 9-4 23-12 Frostburg 5-6 7-11 Pitt-Greensburg 3-5 4-13 Pitt-Bradford 7-9 7-11 Pitt-Bradford 2-6 7-17 Lake Erie 0-12 3-13 LaRoche 1-7 1-18 Pitt-Greensburg 0-12 0-15 Penn State Altoona 0-0 9-12 AMCC Tournament at Frostburg. Maryland AMCC Tournament hosted by Behrend 4/23 vs. Pitt-Greensburg - First Round 4/25 vs. Pitt-Bradford - First Round l 2 3 4 5 R H E 12 3 4 5 6 7 R H E Behrend 0 1 0 3 x 4 7 0 Behrend 12 2 110 0 7 9 3 P-Greensburg 12 0 0 0 3 6 1 P-Bradford 1000000 183 4/24 vs. Frostburg State - Second Round 4/25 vs. LaRoche - AMCC Championship Game 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E 12 3 4 5 6 7 R H F. Behrend 060220000 10 112 Behrend 0243020 1111 3 Frostburg 200202041 11 12 3 LaRoche 10 0 0 110 3 7 3 4/25 vs. Pitt-Greensburg - Third Game I2 34567H9 RUE Behrend O8115003x 18 20 2 P-Greensburg 100000500 6 72 4/25 ...
INTRAMURAL ROUNDUP [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 29 April 1999
INTRAMURAL ROUNDUP Intramurals SPRING1999 FRATERNITY Zeta Beta Tan 1617 WOMEN'S Kappa Delia Rho 1561 " UMLn 8 Tau Kappa IZpsilon 928 Alpha Sigma Alpha 715 Sigma Tau Gamma S01 Dicta Ph. Alpha 575 Sigma Kappa Nu 524 Alpha Sigma Tau 19.1 Delta Chi isx Aln,y l25 INDEPENDENT ^" 4() Too Point OH 1129 COED Scrubs 1076 Scmbs 975 RESIDENCE HAI.I. ™™,a ,.„, ™ AI my 666 .. nc J Almy 175 Perry 190 3 Niagara 95 Lawrence 50 Porcupine 45 Tiffany (I Tigress 0
Softball team dominates AMCC Tourney [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 29 April 1999
Softball team dominates AMCC Tourney Lions take conference championship with convincing wins by Jessica Tucci associate editor The Behrend women's Softball team hosted the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) Championships this past weekend. The women outscored their conference opponents. 18-4, as they rolled to the AMCC championship. The first game of the tournament was against the Pitt-Bradford Panthers. The Lions gave up only one run in the first inning to the Panthers, then relied on their hitting to carry them to the championship round. Behrend scored seven runs in the game for the 7-1 win. Bodnor pitched all seven innings to record the win and move to 19-6 on the year. Emily Heidt had two hits and two stolen bases to lead the Lions. In addition, Bodnor and Miller both had two hits. LaRoche beat Frostburg State in their first round game. 7-3. The win put them in position to play Behrend m the next round. Behrend showed no signs of slowing down as they domin...
Lions' baseball takes Frostburg to the brink in AMCC Championship [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 29 April 1999
Lions' baseball takes Frostburg to the brink in AMCC Championship Boyle's heroics not enough as Lions fall short of conference supremecy by Jason Snyder sports editor The Behrend Lions' baseball team fell short in their quest lo capture the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Championship this past weekend in Frostburg, Maryland. The Lions hauled to the end. taking the host team to a seven inning thriller tor the championship. The Behrend men opened the tournament with a game against the third-ranked Pitt-Greensburg Bobcats. The Bobcats challenged the Lions in the early innings, taking a 3-1 lead after the second inning. After a scoreless third, Behrend drove home three runs in the fourth to take a 4-3 lead. Pitcher Charlie Sevin gave up only one hit in the final 3 2/3 innings and struck out five to help advance the Lions to the second round. Sevin moved to 3-2 on the year with the win. Frostburg (22-5. #1 seed) also advanced to the second round to...
'HIGHS AND LOWS' [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 29 April 1999
'HIGHS AND LOWS' Different tracksters hit high marks and low times by Jason Snyder sports editor The Behrend men's and women's track and field teams traveled to Balwin-Wallace this past weekend where they saw some strong individual performances from many of their competitors. Overall, the Lions set many personal bests and established school records in this inaugural season. Coach Rich Hoffman said, "this is in many ways the most competitive meet we run. Il definitely has the most depth, and I attracts a high level of talent from across the region; from Dl, Dll, Dill I and NAI schools." Steve Duda placed seventh in the javelin with a loss of 168'8". The throw marked his personal best and set a new school record. Also setting a new school mark was Jay Davids who jumped 6' in the high jump. Dennis Halaszynski continues to improve on his 3000 meter steeplechase time with a school record and personal best time of 10:18.32. Brian Musick ran the 10,000 meter in 36:46.2 to round o...
Orientation '99 [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 20 August 1999
Orientation '99 "Putting the Pieces Together to Build a Great Future " by Jason Snyder editor-in-chief Orientation '99 will open its activities for Bchrend's soon to be first freshman class of the new millennium on Saturday, August 21. New Student Orientation Directors, Mr. Terry Brand and Ms. Jessica Manno, along with Ms. Kristina Motta, Assistant Director of Student Activities, have put together a staff of 62 Behrend students to plan and organize this year's activities. This year's New Students Orientation Committee's goal for Orientation '99 is to guide the new faces in the Behrend community in "Putting the Pieces Together to Build a Great Fu ture! Activities have been planned for the entire week, dating to Sunday, August 29. However the heart of Orientation is scheduled for this weekend. Eight activities have been required to attend for all incoming freshmen, beginning with the Academic Convocation on the Reed Union Building Front Lawn at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday. The Com...
Dr. Porac to head Humanities and Social Sciences into 2000 [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 20 August 1999
Dr. Porac to head Humanities and Social Sciences into 2000 by Mike Frawley assistant editor The School of Humanities and Social Sciences had to run all of last year without a permanent director, but after an exhausting search, a new director has finally been chosen. The new director will be Dr. Clare Porac, a native of Pittsburgh and a Professor of Psychology at Victoria University. She was chosen by the Search Committee after a long and exhausting process. After the interviewing, many very qualified applicants of the Search Committee deemed Dr. Porac to be the most qualified for the position. The Search Committee consisted of Dr. Dawn Blasko, Assistant Professor of Psychology; Dr. Sharon Dale, Associate Professor of Art History; Dr. John Gamble, Professor of Political Science and International Law; Dr. Diana Hume George, Chair of the Search Committee and Professor of English and women's Studies; Dr. Ann Pancake, Assistant Professor of Creative Writing and Literature; Dr. Jo...
The Beacon to feature new look under new leadership [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 20 August 1999
The Beacon to feature new look under new leadership photo by Mike Frawley Will Jordan congratulates new editor-in-chief Jason Snyder by Will Jordan former editor-in-chief Once again, the leadership of the Beacon will be changing hands for the Fall semester. Many other editorial staff positions will be changing hands as well. Jason Snyder, a second semester Communications major, will become the new editor-in-chief in August. Snyder, who has been the sports editor of the Beacon for [he past two semesters, is looking forward to being editor in chief, "i hope to continue in the path that Will Jordan started. 1 am looking forward to working with a larger staff and many new laces. I am confident that the people who will be returning will set an example for incoming editors. I hope to continue putting out a quality paper thai the students can be proud of." stated Snyder. Several editors will be leaving the Beacon after this semester. Will Jordan will be transferring to the Univer...