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'The Road Not Taken...' [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 8 June 1975
'The Road Not Taken...' A Message from Dean Wolf Graduation time is a time of reflection for both students and faculty, for institutions and individuals. Apropos of this moment is an expression centuries old which reads "if you don't know where youre going, any road will take you there." A favorite poem of mine uses the road metaphor in a more hopeful context, however. And it is that poem which I would like to use as the theme for these comments to the eighth graduating class of the Capitol Campus of the Pennsylvania State University. The poem is Robert Frost's "The Road not Taken" and it concludes with these memorable lines: "Two roads diverged in a wood, and l-l took the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference." For Frost, the question was whether or not to live the life of a poet, a choice which would affect the rest of his days. Now you may question the validity of these lines from mass, urban, technological society, but give them some thought. Even i...
Remembering ! Capitol [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 8 June 1975
Remembering ! Capitol eW JVofe f kom woe <5<u6w< In my last literary adventure, 1 attacked the abyssmai r low points of Capitol life. I did it because they were things that needed to be said; feelings currently floating aroung. However, in the years ahead, what will really matter to us and me are the memories: the images that represent past realities in our minds. The memories of Capitol aren't really so bad. My two years at Capitol have indeed been marked with an underlying sense of futility. But they have also been marked by a sometimes irrational sense of hope. It seems we were always hoping for the better, and when that hope materialized into action, some things actually happened. The happenings weren't always the right remedy, but the point is that they did occur. Anyway, Capitol has been blessed with a core of students, however small, who really care about what happens to them and their peers. To them, we should all give our thanks for taking the t...
Late Night Notes [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 8 June 1975
Late Night Notes by Fred Prouser It's now the morning after the night before. Sitting last night with 3 friends, I began to realize that the real world is not all its cracked up to be. The work-a-day world is full of frustrations - and there is no comparison between the security of the collegiate experience and the uncertainty of the 9 to 5 grind. In the last READER, the editor blasted the institution we know as Capitol Campus. Perhaps by now he has reconsidered his thinking, but honestly, where could you carry a full load of courses and work on a college newspaper - putting more time and effort into getting the newspaper out than on the academics. It's possible at Capitol, because this writer's professors were patient and understanding when projects and reports were not in on time. They acknowledged that working on the READER was part of my education too and agreed to defer a good deal of course requirements until this summer. Any other institution would not be as flexible....
Farewell, Capitol [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 8 June 1975
Farewell, Capitol by Jimmy Olson J\MK1 ' 0*-*°** Hello friends, Jimmy here. Your All American world combater of mediocrity and disdainer of public taste has a few kind words before I leave. As you may well know, this is my last in-person letter to you. Next year I am sending my thoughts of anti-knowledge in absentia from University Park, the big school in the sky. My friends, the only way I can communicate my departing notes are not as Jimmy Olson, the international figure, but as Gary Macchioni, the man. So here I really am. This past year has been quite an experience. I understand that some of my material was considered blasphemous and objectionable. Some of my friends were upset because I have said that God had V.D. You all have some very valid points there. To insinuate such beliefs is indeed crazy. But, I just had to make a point about how 4 thought people were getting carried away with the mechanics of religion, while love and empathy for fellow men and women was lac...
Varsity Net Team Bounces Faculty [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 8 June 1975
Varsity Net Team Bounces Faculty On May 14 the Varsity tennis team completed its season in winning form, easily polishing-off the out-classed faculty netters by a 7-3 score. A tough Dr. Wolf and tenacious Dr. Poore won their singles matches against No. 2 ranked Don Reich and No. 1 Tom Coleman but the victories weren't enough as the Varsity swept the balance of singles and won two of the three doubles matches played. With the win over the Faculty, the __ tennis team completed this S, year's competition and waits ~ for the season next year g when hopefully the courts >. will be resurfaced which is o supposed to begin shortly. | °- Here are the match scores: Wolf, Faculty, def. Reich, Varsity 6-1, 5-7, 7-5 Poore, Faculty def. Coleman, Varsity 6-2, 7-5 Bloom, Varsity, def. Aungst, Faculty 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 Baginski, Varsity, def. Woodruff, Faculty 6-2, 6-3 Coleman, Varsity, def. Goldman, Faculty 6-3, 6-2 Bolton, Varsity, def. Jones, Faculty 6-0, 6-0 - Moyer, Varsity, def. Lewis...
| ROOKIEOF # ITHE YEAR I [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 8 June 1975
| ROOKIEOF # ITHE YEAR I jfc by Prouser jfr jr Dr. Bill Decker has been? jr selected as the recipient of theS # First and Last Annual C.C.S ? Reader's Rookie Prof of theS * Year. Bill qualifies for this? * dubious honor because of his? * engrossing interest in tennis?? IS which kept him in shape to& S endure his first year of Capitol* 2 students. id S Besides this, his reading^ If assignments were horrendousjL IF although he never made a fuss. Ju 7 Because of this he is referred toju J as Dr. Subtlety. Congratulate] Stions, Bill) Ml
Dugout Diction [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 8 June 1975
Dugout Diction tonnie mac The winningest pitcher in the rotation was fleet-footed Ed Stish. An outfielder with speed who could handle the mound duties won two games in three starts for 21 innings of action. Ed will be back next year to get the diamond dusters off to a bicenntenial blast. The relief pitching duties were shared by Steve Renwick and Tom McMillen. But that amounted to only four innings plus the one inning handled by B. Greenleaf. In rounding out the many chores on the diamond, Bill Nolan (perfect attendance record) played short stop and bunted into a triple play master-minded by the coach. Sorry Bill, the coach didn't know the cloud pitch was coming!! Rick Lillie took over third base after Tom Gormley broke his arm early in season. Rick is famous for his javelin style throws from third base. The junior tri captains will return to the outfield for 76 along with Fred Clark and his split second "delay" moves. Catching chores were shared by Hess, Renwick and Sam C...
The Evolution Of The C. C. Reader [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 8 June 1975
The Evolution Of The C. C. Reader Student newspapers at Capitol Campus have had a short, but colorful life. Capitol Campus began its life as a University in 1966. The first student newspaper appeared on January 19, 1967 as a bunch of mimeographed sheets stapled together. It was called the Roundtable and it was "organized on a strictly independent basis", meaning it had no real affiliation with the Campus and very little money with which to operate. It had no regular printing schedule, and it appeared infrequently (the second issue is dated April 24, '67). The Roundtable was replaced early in 1968 by another mimeographed paper called the VOX. The reason for the demise of the Roundtable, from what we can gather from our available records, was a dispute over its editorial policy. The VOX was initiated as an alternative to the Roundtable, and replaced it in February of '68. The VOX, more conservative than its predecessor, met an obscure end sometime later in 1968. On Sept. 20, '68...
Capitol's Opening Day Figures [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 8 June 1975
Capitol's Opening Day Figures Cover by Bollinger M1DDLETOWN, PA. -The largest enrollment in the history of Penn State-Capitol Campus ushered in the fall term on October 2nd. Over 2200 students are now attending the university at Middletown as it opened its doors for its ninth season. Penn State-Capitol Campus is the only upper division college of the Pennsylvania State University complex. The University offers bachelors degrees in Business Administration, Education, Engineering Technology, Humanities, Mathematical Science and Social Science; it offers masters degrees in Administration, American Studies, Education, Engineering Science, Humanities, Psycho-social Science, Public Administration and Regional Planning. Of the 2200 enrollment, 1550 will be undergraduate and 650 will be graduate students. Both undergraduate and graduate students registered on Monday, September 30th and Tuesday, October 1st. The excellent faculty led by Dr. George D. Wolf, Dean of Faculty, is compr...
New Faculty! Advisor For C.C. Reader [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 8 June 1975
New Faculty! Advisor For C.C. Reader Mrs. Betty Thome, C. C. Reader Faculty Advisor. by Phyllis Schaef(er Dr. Betty Thome is the new faculty advisor for the C.C. Reader. Dr. Thome, who prefers to be called Mrs. Thome or Betty, is a Statistics professor in the Administration and Business program. Mrs. Thome came to Capitol Campus last year from Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. where she taught for five years. Originally from western Pennsylvania, Mrs. Thome received her undergraduate degree from Geneva College in Beaver Falls. She received her master's and doctor's degrees from Indiana University. Mrs. Thome's special professional interests are probability and statistics. Her husband, Jim, is also a member of the Capitol Campus "family". He is the Director of Registration and Records. When asked for her comments on her new role as faculty advisor, Mrs. Thome replied: "This is a means of communication with students, a way of getting to know them outside the classroom". ...
Reader Wins Six Awards [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 8 June 1975
Reader Wins Six Awards Collegiate journalism at Capitol Campus collected some medals to pin on its chest at the annual awards meeting of the Press Association of Commonwealth Campuses by taking second place in the number of first-place awards. The C.C. Reader won two first-place trophies in the publications division. The trophy for "Most Improved Newspaper" was accepted by Editor-in-Chief Jim Bollinger. He said he improved the Reader this year by experimenting with graphics, photography and various layout techniques in an effort to make the paper an innovative and effective publication. by Rebecca Rebok The Reader's emphasis on photography was rewarded with a first-place trophy for the "Best Photography" of all the commonweaitn campuses. Fred Prouser is this year's Associate and Photography Editor. The individual awards division was dominated by Reader staff members who captured top awards in four of the eight categories. Assistant Editor Phyllis Schaeffer won the "Best News...
94 Graduate In Winter [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 8 June 1975
94 Graduate In Winter Dr. Robert McDermott, Provost of Hie (Mhvrsfly [/] presents Lynn Mueeer • certificate on ocnfeWng ¦ perfect 4.0 average irnfle at Capfto/ Campus during recent Fall Term commencement exercises heW at the Middletown Area High School. photo by Prouser Pennsylvania State University-Capitol Campus conferred degrees to 94 students, Saturday, December 21. The fall term commencement ceremonies were held at the Middletown Area High School. Bachelor degrees were awarded to 69 students and master degrees were bestowed on 25 students. The Master degrees were earned in Administration, American Studies, Elementary Education, Engineering, Humanities, Public Administration, and Regional Planning. The Bachelor degrees were earned in Business Administration, Elementary Education, Humanities, Mathematical Science, Social Science, CIVIL Engineering, Electrical Design, and Mechanical Design Engineering Technology. Dr. George D. Wolf, dean of the faculty, spoke to the grad...
AWARDS [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 8 June 1975
AWARDS Cont'd, from p. 1 Greg Perry, Black Student Union Thomas Petrilla, Resident Assistant Max Pifer, Resident Assistant Karen Pinder, Black Student Union Andrew Pivernik, Student Government Association Roger J. Repasi, WZAP Robert Semmel, Social Committee Gretchen Senseman, DTK David Shrader, Student Government Association Janice Steffe, SGA, Meade Heights Board of Governors David White, Black Student Union Jamie Whitty, yearbook Jonathan Wren, Student Government Association Lisa Yaffe, Student Government Association
Reed Speaks [Newspaper Article] — C.C. Reader — 8 June 1975
Reed Speaks Cont'd, from p. i " when a university or college is faced with a monetary shortage the burden is first passed onto the student in the form of higher tuition and cutbacks in student employment. The institution itself is the last to 'feel the "crunch". He wants to make it clear that this was the only reason why he voted for the $5.5 million amendment to the deficiency appropriation for public institutions on June 3. He stresses that the passage of this amendment is not precedent setting and that, "I have no intention of engaging in this practice on an annual basis." Mr. Reed said that it is "nonsense" if the colleges and universities in this state think they'll get their money through deficiency appropriations next year at this same time. Representative Reed said the governor's effort to revamp and review through the Businessman's Taskforce the manner in which a lot of our colleges and universities are operating is long overdue. Mr. Reed feels that now more than ev...
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-^^^^^^^^^^ J « :J» J ^J ^-^^J ^J ^^ Nittany Lion Gets < / Over Pitt Invasion TTB Capitol's Nittany Lion poses for tfie eamara baton taking on Pittsburgh's Panthers. On Saturday, April 12, the Pittsburgh Partfhers invaded Penn State Nittany Lion Country for the Blue-Gold game at Hershey stadium. The Nittany Lion (Paul Skodacek) was upset and counterattacked the Pitt thrust with a dozen of Blue & White supporting fans, including the Stompin' Cheerleader, Al Kerchner, and a portion of the Cotton Bowl Regiment featuring Mr. Coors himself, Gid Wray. A small segment of the XGI Fraternity group paraded the inside of the field with signs following their leader Mr. Nittany Lion. Pittsburgh's representative cheerleaders were put to the test as the Lion Country cheerleader called or screamed out counter-cheers, and eventually embarrassed them off the field. For some unknown reason, the area where the Penn State fans were seated became more and more vacant as the game pr...