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Europeans still steaming over Ryder Cup celebration [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 1 October 1999
Europeans still steaming over Ryder Cup celebration by Hank Gola September 28, 1999 Knight-Ridder Newspapers BROOKL1NE, Mass. - The Americans have their cup. The Europeans •have their cause. Having relinquished Samuel Ryder's gold chalice for the first lime in four years, the vanquished "visitors returned on the Concorde Monday morning less concerned \vith America's stunning final-day onslaught than they were outraged with the spontaneous combustion of emotions the U.S. displayed on the 17th green. It was evident what angle was being hammered home by the Fleet Street crew and it's not going to die until the teams square off again at the Belfry in two years. ¦ With all the pomp and ceremony that attends the Ryder Cup, it took some time until the Europeans reached the interview room Sunday. But they were still 12 angry men two hours after Justin Leonard's 45-foot putt slammed into the hole and fvhat seemed like the entire American contingent spilled onto the green, stomping ...
This Penn State more entertaining than previous Joe Paterno squads [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 1 October 1999
This Penn State more entertaining than previous Joe Paterno squads by Ray Parrillo September 26, 1999 Knight Ridder Tribune PHILADELPHIA - The uniforms are I still bland as the walls of a hospital ward, and if you turned the clock back a generation, you'd still see most of the same coaches nervously pacing the sideline. Rest assured, though, this has been a very different kind of Penn State football team so far this season. , In their finest hours under coach Joe iPaterno, the Nittany Lions bludgeoned teams with a relentless running attack .centered on a workhorse tailback who followed the lead of a powerful offensive line. They had the controls in the hands of one quarterback. They recused to give opponents openings by making mistakes. Their defense rarely gave up big plays. None of which characterizes the way these Nittany Lions have built a 5-0 record and positioned themselves as the No. 2 team in the nation in the minds of the media and coaches who vote in the polls. One m...
Casey dazzles as Nittany Lions rout Hoosiers [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 1 October 1999
Casey dazzles as Nittany Lions rout Hoosiers by Ray Parrillo September 26, 1999 Knight-Ridder Newspapers STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Joe Paterno was doing his best to dim the lights on the month's worth of highlight snippets Penn Stale quarterback Rashard Casey had just provided with his daring runs, dart-like passes, and eye-popping improvisation. The 72-year-old coach has always liked his quarterbacks tall and straight, with their feet planted firmly in the pocket, structured to play it safe. Guys like Casey, whose feet always seem to be dancing on hot coals, whose amazing athleticism inspires him to lake risks, lend to make old Joe a bit nervous. So on a glistening afternoon as 96,416 filed out of Beaver Stadium downright dazzled by the entertaining performance Casey had put on for them, Paterno was quick to serve up a warning. "We know what we've got in Casey," Paierno said. "He's going to make big plays, and other times you're going to pay the price. You've got to live wit...
NFL SCHEDULE [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 1 October 1999
NFL SCHEDULE Week 2 Sunday, October 3 Baltimore (s> Atlanta 1:00 Arizona @ Dallas 1:00 New Orleans <s> Chicago 1:00 New England @ Cleveland 1:00 Philadelphia @ N.Y. Giants 1:00 Jacksonville @ Pittsburgh 1:00 St. Louis @ Cincinnati 1:00 Tampa Bay @ Minnesota 1:00 Carolina @ Washington 4:05 N.Y. Jets <s> Denver 4:15 Kansas City @ San Diego 4:15 Tennessee @ San Francisco 4:15 Oakland @ Seattle 8:20 Monday, October 4 Buffalo @ Miami 9:00 Bye Week: Detroit, Green Bay, Indianapolis
Franken kicks off Provost's Speaker Series [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 8 October 1999
Franken kicks off Provost's Speaker Series by Mike Frawley managing editor On Wednesday, October 6, this year's Provost's Speaker Series opened to a large crowd in Erie Hall. The lecturer for this event, who was one of the biggest draws for a speaker in recent years, was Al Franken. Among many topics, Franken commented on his own prospects for running for political office. "1 thought that I had done too many drugs to run, but with Bush running I guess I didn't." Franken's lecture was titled, "An Evening with Al Franken." This year's Speaker Series is title Taking Charge Politics, Finances, and Personal Freedom. Franken's lecture was a perfect opener for this series. While Franken is best known for his work on Saturday Night Live as an Emmy-winning actor, writer, and producer, he has also worked on many other products that have established him as a premiere political comedian and satirist. He has appeared on Comedy Central's Politically Incorrect, the Tonight Show with Jay Le...
AZA first to complete 30-day alcohol moderation management [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 8 October 1999
AZA first to complete 30-day alcohol moderation management by Jason Snyder editor-in-chief On Tuesday, October 12, Behrend's Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority will complete a feat never before accomplished by any organization at Pcnn State Behrend. The sorority has abstained from alcohol for 30 days and has attended moderation management meetings held every Sunday. Other Behrend organizations have attempted the 30-day moderation helore, but have never completed the program. Shawna Pelasky, Coordinator of Greek Life and Student leadership Programs, sees the 30-day moderation as a "wonderful step for the chapter (ASA) to make." She added, '"Even if some didn't have a problem with drinking, it allowed them to evaluate the practices of others." AXApresident Elizabeth Stock sees the 30-day moderation as an oppor tunity to learn about alcohol and its effects on yourself and others. "This has been very beneficial for us. We learned more about ourselves and alcohol," said Stock. Susan Dale...
Annual career fair attracts job-seekers [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 8 October 1999
Annual career fair attracts job-seekers Students, companies make fair another success by Karen McKim and Rebecca Weindorf staff writers On Tuesday of this week, the Business, Humanities, and Science Career Fair was held in Reed Commons. Thanks to the Career Development Center, sixty companies were in attendance at the job fair. Some of the companies that volunteered to come were Country Fair. Inc., Erie Insurance Group, the FBI, Giant Eagle. Home Depot, Mellon Bank, SPRINT, U.S. Army. IBM, and several other companies from around the Brie area. One of the advantages of having the job fair was that it exposed students to the opportunites that the Erie area offers in the workplace. Several companies had opportunites for both those who would want to remain in Erie or would be willing to relocate, which gave students a variety of jobs to explore and ask questions about. All companies present were willing to answer tne questions mat students had. All students, regardless of semest...
Behrend beefs up book collection bv Rob YVvnne being carefully ordered with this new , j HHUHUfll by Rob Wynne being carefully ordered with this new [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 8 October 1999
Behrend beefs up book collection bv Rob YVvnne being carefully ordered with this new , j HHUHUfll by Rob Wynne being carefully ordered with this new bv Rob YVvnne by Rob Wynne stall writer An agreement made last January between the administrations of Behrend College and Pcnn State University resulted in a half-million dollar library improvement project. Nancy Eaton, the Dean of University Libraries for Penn State, and Behrend's Provost and Dean. Dr. John Lilley, both agreed that Behrend's library book collection was not up to par, so they split the bill. The Behrend library will receive $100,000 a year for five years. Of the sum, $50,000 will be taken from Behrend's annual budget, and $50,000 will be supplied by Penn State's University Libraries account. So why does the library need more books? The explanation requires a small Behrend history lesson. The current library and the Academic Building were both built in 1993. Before that, the library was boused in the Reed Union Bui...
Q ( * e w uestion 0] V Veek [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 8 October 1999
Q ( *e w uestion 0] V Veek HOW TOLERANT DO YOU THINK BEHREND STUDENTS ARE? "I think Behrend students are very closed -minded. You don't really see people mixing with others outside of their group of friends." -Megan Horanic. 07, CHEM "To me, it seems like everybody gets along with everybody." -AdrienneJaniuk,04, BLCON "I'd say pretty tolerant. Everyone's pretty cool with everyone else for the most part." -TomDorich, 01 EET "I think they're pretty tolerant here. You don't see anything extreme like hate crimes." -Chris Moffett, 01, EET "People tend to stick to their own cliques, but, overall, they are pretty accepting." -Angela Burdick, Bruno's cashier
Police And Oafety R B P O R T : [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 8 October 1999
Police And Oafety R B P O R T : 9/29/99 18:05 - 22:00 P&S received reports on various weather-related problems: trouble alarms. Hooding reports, fire alarm activations, etc. They had Housing and food Services take care of Residence Life problems, and P&S handled the remainder. 9/30/99 00:05 A complainant reported a snake problem in the Nick Building. P&S"took care of it." 9/30/99 08:50 A complainant reported that a fire alarm was going off in Ohio Hall. Upon the arrival of Police and Safely. Housing and Food Services had reset (he alarm system. The alarm was set off in Apt. 328 due to burnt toast. I 9/30/99 12:59 A complainant requested assistance with a criminal history check on a former student. No record was found. 10/01/99 15:10 A complainant reported that a white vehicle was leaving (he campus with a stolen tree from the Upper Lots. P&S talked with the landscapes and found that the vehicle was one of theirs. They were transporting the tree ...
Music rings through Wintergarden for 10 years [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 8 October 1999
Music rings through Wintergarden for 10 years by Erin Henninger staff writer On October 14th, your craving for culture can be satisfied in the Wintergarden of Reed by The Cavani String Quartet. This internationally acclaimed group of musicians is presented to the students, faculty, and community members as part of the Music at Noon: Logan Wintergarden Series. Last month, the Manhattan Wind Quintet appeared on the Penn State Behrend campus, filling the student union with several selections of classical music. The group not only en tertained its audience, but educated them on how they shaped certain songs not necessarily written for five-part harmony, so that they could perform them. Also, the performers described certain parts of the selections for the audience to listen for, enabling them to distinguish between the different movements, or to reinforce a particularly wonderful part. The music alone was sufficiently entertaining, but when paired with the insight of the musicia...
Accesibihty improvements to be made on Behrend campus [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 8 October 1999
Accesibihty improvements to be made on Behrend campus by Shannon Weber news editor A grant was given to Penn Slate Behrend in the amount of $200,000 from the Erie Community Foundation to build elevators in two key locations on campus—Reed Union Building and the glass-enclosed staircase near the suites. The University will match the funds to construct the elevators. Provost and Dean Dr. Jonh Lilley said this gift is very important to the College. Lilley said, "We've wanted to make these facilities accessible for years. The Frie Community Foundation's gift will allow us to makethc as welcoming as possible to all students, faculty and staff as well as to members of the community." These additions will give people easier access to the upper area of the campus where a growing number ol resident students are being hou.Ncd. according to lid ward Blagus/.cvvski, manager of university relations at Behrend. "The Reed Union Building is central to student life. It's the most heavily t...