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20-Questions Supplements SAT [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 14 March 1975
20-Questions Supplements SAT Clemson, S.C.- (LP.) - A Clemson University professor has devised a game of "Twenty Questions" with a serious purpose. Bernard Caffrey, the head of Clemson's psychology department, selected 20 questions from the California Personality Inventory (CPU to form a five-minute test that rivals the four-hour Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) in predicting the grades students will attain in college. Unlike the SAT, which measures aptitude, the CPI has an ethnic-cultural bias against some portions of the population. His theory is that the test he devised avoids that problem. "Another step would be to have a colleague at another institution try to repeat the test results to add more validity". So far two groups of students have been tested. Results indicate the sophisticated game of 20 questions is slightly less accurate than the SAT in predicting college grades. The standard error of estimate in predicting grade exam measures motivation. Caffrey says that ...
(Cohabitation, 'fc Marriage * Are Contradictions [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 14 March 1975
(Cohabitation, 'fc Marriage * Are Contradictions Salt Lake City, Utah-d.P.) Living together to see if two persons are suited -for marriage is "a contradiction of terms," according to a University of Utah social work professor. Veron G. Smith, director of the Marriage and Family Counseling Bureau, says "practicing marriage without a license" is relationship without commitment. "The substance of marriage", he says, "is the commitment that a husband and wife make to work out problems together." The bureau is a training arm of the Graduate School of Social Work which also provides counseling to students, staff and faculty. Services cover individual, premarital, marital, family and divorce counseling. In the non-marital relationship, two persons can simply part if problems arise. "There is no test of the individuals if there is no commitment," say Smith, a recognized national authority in marriage counseling. "However, we do offer counseling to unmarried couples as well, but inte...
Casino Night Coverage Brings Controversy [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 3 April 1975
Casino Night Coverage Brings Controversy Coverage in 'bad taste' by Phyllis Schaeffer The C.C. Reader's coverage of Casino Night has become embroiled in controversy with charges and counter-charges being filed with the Capitol Campus Media Board. Casino Night, held on February 25 at the Student Center, was a Las Vegastype evening of entertainment that included booths, games and a performance by Nytza, a professional belly dancer. David DeLong, Head Shop President and Casino Night Coordinator filed formal charges with the Media Board claiming: The Reader attributed the success of Casino Night to "Tits and Ass" and used photos of the dancer under that title and did not give "credit to the real reason for the success of the program". The coverage was in "bad taste" and did "not give an accurate account of what Casino Night was, what kind ofdance Nyzta did, nor did ft end Itself to the purpose of Casino Night". DeLong requested the paper "should not be circulated to other camp...
Winter Term Degrees Conferred [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 3 April 1975
Winter Term Degrees Conferred Penn State-Capitol Campus held winter term graduation, Saturday, March 22 at the Middletown Area High School with 86 students receiving degrees Bachelor degrees were awarded to 75 people, and master degrees to 11. Dr. Robert McDermott, Provost of Capitol Campus, presided at the ceremony. He was assisted by John L. Romig, a member of the board of trustees. Other participants were Dr. James B. Bartoo, dean of the Graduate School', Dr. George D. Wolf, dean of faculty, and Dr. Roger B. Saylor, commencement marshal. The invocation and benediction were delivered by Reverend John O'Connor. In his remarks to the graduates, Dr. George Wolf said, "We have striven to develop people who can cross boundaries, or straddle them. Old-young, white-Black, male-female, radical-conservative, believer-atheist." He added, "You graduates are our Capitol investment--in higher education and in American society." The top graduates in the bachelor degree programs were T...
PennPIRG Returns [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 3 April 1975
PennPIRG Returns BY RUSS HOGG PENN PIRG PETITIONS have been extended. The Pennsylvania State University is in favor of the idea of Penn PIRG, but not the funding procedures. Sign a petition, show your support, you'll find the petitions available in W-IIO. Berks Campus has some 800 students and about 600 have signed their names supporting PIRG. Capitol has over 2300 students and less than 200 individuals have signed. The Student Government Association refuses to believe that we are an apathetic bunch of people, do you?
Antique Clock Seminar &lateb [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 3 April 1975
Antique Clock Seminar &lateb An Antiques Seminar on American Tall Clocks will be held at Penn State-Capitol Campus in Middletown on Saturday, April 12 from 9:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. The seminar is styled for serious collectors, connoisseurs and dedicated antique buffs. The fine points of collecting and caring for American tall clocks will be covered. The seminar directors are Edward F. La Fond, Jr., and Dr. Irwin Richman. Mr. La Fond is a noted clock collector, dealer and repair person. He has repaired clocks for Williamsburg, The Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Dr. Richman is chairman of the Graduate Program in American Studies at Penn State-Capitol Campus and is an antique buff. Tuition for the seminar is $16 per person and includes a buffet luncheon. Interested persons should contact The Office of Continuing Education, Penn State-Capitol Campus, Middletown, Pa. 17057. Enrollment is limited and must be on a first come first served basis. ...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 3 April 1975
WZAP in association with WOLFPACK PRODUCTIONS present a 36 hour record hop marathon, Friday April 18th at 8 p.m. until Sunday, April 20th at 8 a.m. in the student center. Admission will be One Dollar, and college I.D. is required. This price will include one 50 cent ticket for a basket of cheer, and a 25 cent ticket for the individual raffles of prizes and liquor. During the course of the marathon there will be several special events. On Friday night April 18th a four hour dance marathon will be held from 12 midnighttill 4 am. Trophies will be awarded for First, Second, and Third Place. The Judging will be done on the basis of endurance and quality of the dancing. Saturday night will feature an oldies special during the same time period. Prizes will be awarded for the best performance of each type of dance. Finally a session featuring solid soul will be presented Saturday evening from 4 p.m. till 8 p.m. in addition there will be two special guest appearances, one by JOHN ST...
oooooooo oooo The Jewish American Prince Does His Thing [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 3 April 1975
oooooooo oooo The Jewish American Prince Does His Thing Lenny Bruce: by fred prouser Lenny Bruce espoused the philosophy that there is only what IS. The trouble with that particular notion during the Sixties was that in fact reality wasn't pleasant. Viet Nam, Civil rights and a myraid of other problems faced the nation. They were unpleasant and Lenny Bruce rubbed the Nation's nose in these problems. In the liner notes from Bruce's Berkely concert, Ralph G lea son summarizes the essentiality of Lenny Bruce: "Lenny Bruce was the prisoner of truth and no society will tolerate the voice which tells itthe truth about itself because to face that truth is to admit it and be forced to change". Bruce's Berkeley concert was the first concert performance issued in its unexpurgated form. It is an expression of one man's mind flowing effortlessly to a very receptive audience of lawyers, authors, poets and professors. This is not to say that Bruce aimed his rambling discourses to an esote...
WW* MarijuanayM^x y J Use ^w " Epidemic Proportions " [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 3 April 1975
WW* MarijuanayM^x y J Use ^w " Epidemic Proportions " / ^fSsL t.A«4/ >« A ~ Vv ,1 . In a recent report issued by the governor's council on Drug and Alcohol Abuse entitled" Marijuana: A Discussion Paper," a majority of Pennsylvanians polled by the Council favored stricter laws governing the use of marijuana. On 1,200 persons polled, 57 percent favored stronger criminal measures against marijuana useage and of these 57 percent, more than half were "not at all familiar" with the present laws regarding marijuana. Contrasting this opinion the majority of people who were aware of the implications of the current laws felt that marijuana penalties should remain the same or become more lenient. Describing the report as "the first in-depth account of this problem in the Commonwealth," Dr. Richard E. Horman outlandishly protrubulates his bias against the marijuana scene in Pennsylvania. This so called "problem" will be the focal point for public hearings this Spring. Wow, do the...
Message From The Pres [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 3 April 1975
Message From The Pres OSbVALD I am deeply concerned at the harsh implications for Penn State of the budget recommendations presented in the Governor's budget message for 1975-76. I thorougly understand the status of the economy and the strained estimates of revenues in the Commonwealth; and Penn State, of course, expects to carry its appropriate share of adjustments to live with the economic realities. However, the Governor's budget allocations for Penn State of $123.6 million for 15 months is actually less than $100 million on a 12-month basis whereas $114.5 million was requested as absolutely essential for the coming 12-month period. A realistic and stern analysis of the Governor's proposal contains four most serious implications for Penn State. First, the State's research support to the University is cut by 20 per cent, a slash which will require reductions in the research programs in food, energy, coal, oil, transportation and other areas at a time when society's needs...
Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 3 April 1975
Th« Capitol Campus R«ad«r The C. C. Reader is published by the students of the Pennsylvania State University at Capitol Campus, Middletown, Pa., and is printed by the Middletown Press & Journal during the Fall, Winter and Spring Terms. Opinions expressed by the editors and staff are not necessarily those of the University Administration, Faculty or Students. Editor-in-Chief Jim Bollinger Associate & Photography Editor Fred Prouser Assistant Editor Phyllis Schaeffer Business Manager Steve Nonn Advertising Manager Gary Macchioni Business Staff Bob Pobiak Sports Editor Gene T. Eddy Photographer Mark Feldman Staff .Jimmy Olson, Joe Minnici, P.R.J. Smith, Ronnie Wer, Hot Lion Coordinator Dave Nicholas Graphics Diane Cressler and P.R.J. Faculty Advisor Dr. Betty Thome.
One Step Beyond Women's Liberation [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 3 April 1975
One Step Beyond Women's Liberation BY JIMMY OLSON JiMh y 0^°* Photo by Bollinger Crack READER columnist Jimmy Olson is tracking down a lead for his next column, featured exclusively in the C.C. READER. With Jimmy on the go, Sy Hersh and the Eastern liberal press-be forewarned...Muckraking is alive and well in the hearts and minds of the nation's smaller tabloids. Hello sports fans. Jimmy here once again mukraking my way into your hearts. Jimmy has a few important questions to ask about the women's liberation movement. I'm not being negative to any cause by writing this article, because I am emphatically for women's Lib. But, in any movement there is always room for improvement. So, here are my suggestions to all women on how to ascend one step beyond liberation. As you all know, my ex-boss. Superman, was the epitome of male chauvinists of the century. Poor Lois Lane just stood by and took all the crap he gave her. So, I feel that I have some real, firsthand insights into t...
Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 3 April 1975
I HOT LION C ^_(^*" ^ ^ y ^ I The Hot Lion is a weekly newsletter published to keep the | Capitol Campus community informed of all activities on, or » concerned with, the Campus. Everyone should please feel free to use this service by obtaining the entry cards in the Student Affairs Office (W105)/ filling them out and leaving • them there. Deadline is Friday, Noon, week prior to date of ;; publication. ? , April 4-18,1975 ' / § April 4-hacc: Movie "Never Give a ACJM-Movie. "The Confessions of ^ % fGcWran Even Break", Arts Bldg. Aud. ^x TTruII" 6:30 p.m., aud. FREE f 1 106 FREE HACC: Movie-"he Producer"-Arts ^ * I April 4&5- Meeting of Junior College Bldg -Aud. 106, FREE 8 p.m. | j 1 Faculiv 3 p m Aud April 12 - Antiques Seminar: American » I April 5- Baseball: Capitol vs. Luzerne I all Clocks - 9 a.m. Rms 211 & 216. g K' CSMrWunity College, Noon, Away Baseball: Capitol vs. Delaware-1 p.m.- » I 'Soccer: Capitol vs. Northeast Christian "J0 "?,6 - „ ., _4 . , _ . M 1 ...
'Tits «& Ass' under fine [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 3 April 1975
'Tits «& Ass' under fine continued from p. 1 was my idea. I discussed it with Jim (Bollinger) and he agreed with it. It was a joint editorial decision". He stated the term, "tits and ass" was one of the comedy routines done by the late Roberta McLeod, Chairperson of the Capitol Campus Media Board is flanked by Jaime Whitty, Yearbook editor (background) and by the Casino Night photo-essay (foreground) which set the gears rolling on the rights of the student press on campus. Photo bv Prouser Lenny Bruce to explain the success of Las Vegas. Prouser said further, "The orientation in the advertising for Casino Night was sexual. Nytza was used as a drawing card on a predominately male campus". Commenting on the charges by DeLong, Prouser said, "I just think the charges were poorly written. Who determines 'bad taste'? 'Slanderous implications' is vague". As for the Reader's complaint, Prouser stated, "We want a meeting of the Board and are expecting it. We just want to ...