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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 24 August 1987
Before you choose a long distance service, take a close look. H You may be thinking about choosing one of the newer carriers over AT&T in order to save money. Think again. Since January 1987, AT&T' s rates have dropped more than 15% for direct-dialed out-ofstate calls. So they're lower than you probably realize. For information on specific rates, you can call us at 1 800 222-0300. And AT&T offers clear long distance connections, operator assistance, 24-hour customer service, and immediate credit for wrong numbers. Plus, you can use AT&T to call from anywhere to anywhere, all over the United States and to over 250 countries. You might be surprised at how good a value AT&T really is. So before you choose a long distance company, pick up the phone. AlHiF - ^^¦ Qftl The right choice./: i : . : —: : ________ 1_T r &\ ¦¦
Counseling Center Offers Help in Many Areas [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 24 August 1987
Counseling Center Offers Help in Many Areas Look inside the doorway and you will see blue and yellow beanbags stacked against one wall; a receptionist wedged between colors, smiling and eager to assist; on the wall, an uneven dual highway of green and yellow, which if you follow will lead you to a door covered with outrageous postcards and the largest geranium you will probably ever see. The sign over the doorway says, "Counseling Center." It is that and much more. Probably a more accurate title for this multi-purpose office would be the "Personal Development Center," for everything that Counselors Marian Krieger and Ed Beck offer is geared toward growth and development. Whether you want to learn how to relax in stressful situations, learn how to study more effectively, become more assertive, get guidance in career or education goals, or just get personal counseling, Room W-l 17 is the place to go. Do you get so anxious when taking a test that you actually forget the answers...
Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 24 August 1987
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ff * AIDS Misconceptions [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 24 August 1987
ff * AIDS Misconceptions (from page 1) Furthermore, there has not been a single case of AIDS among those living with persons who have AIDS, except, of course, for their sexual partners or children born to parents with the virus. Who gets AIDS? So far, in the United States, more than 90 percent of the people with AIDS belong to three groups: homosexual and bisexual men, male and female drug users who share needles, and people who have received blood for medical reasons. When an epidemic begins and what groups of people are the first to be at risk are largely matters of chance. No epidemic has ever stayed confined to a single group of people, and AIDS is no exception. What precautions should be taken to avoid infection with the AIDS virus? The best advice for individuals is to avoid the exchange of all body fluids such as semen, blood, urine, feces or vaginal secretions, with potentially infectious persons. Research indicates that anal intercourse may be particularly dangerous...
Alcohol Abuse Discussed on Capitol Hill [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 16 September 1987
Alcohol Abuse Discussed on Capitol Hill Uncooperative Attitudes of Colleges Cited by LCB By Jan Travers A recent Department of Education survey of colleges and universities reveals most institutions felt drug and alcohol abuse is a major concern that should be addressed As a result of action in the Pennsylvania House of Representative, House Resolution Number 86 established a committee to "investigate the extent of alcohol abuse by commonwealth college and university students, both on and off campus, including the extent to which underage drinking and the lack of enforcement of both institution drinking rules and the laws of the commonwealth contribute to the problem." ^.«- On Tuesday, September 9, the committee met with law enforcement representatives and PA college student leaders in a three hour meeting to hear testimony on the issue. The major focus of the hearing was underage drinking. "It's ironic that if you have money and intelligence you can buy a ticket to drink ...
Provost's Lecture Series Speakers Announced [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 16 September 1987
Provost's Lecture Series Speakers Announced By Michele Hart "Change in America" will be the theme of the 1987-88 Provost's Leccture Series at Capital College. The series, featuring four speakers, will run from October through March. According to Michael J. Breslin, community relations, the series' •theme was decided upon by Capital College Provost Dr. Ruth Leventhal and a speaker series comittee made up of faculty, staff and alumni. The first speaker in the series will be orchestra leader Peter Duchin. Duchin will present a special lecture/performance, Thursday, Oct. 1, 8 p.m. in the Sculpture Garden. His topic will be "Changes in American Music." The Honorable Shirley Chisholm, well known for her advocacy of educational reform, and the first black woman elected to the U.S. Congress, will present the second lecture. Chisholm wil talk about "Controversy Versus Challenge in Education: Change for the Future," Thursday, Nov. 1, 8 p.m., in the CUB. Golden Fleece Award originator ...
Policewoman Joins the Force [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 16 September 1987
Policewoman Joins the Force By Tom Boyle The first full-time policewoman joined Capital College's police services this summer and brings with her a long time interest in law and order. "It's been interesting," said Cindy Laughman of her days as a patrol officer at the Capital College since joining police services June 15. Laughman has wanted to be a patrol officer for the last five years. After graduating from high school she worked for Cumberland County probation department for five years, then worked for the State Attorney General's office in Harrisburg. Leaving police services for three months this fall, Laughman will be a full-time student at Harrisburg Area Community College where she will undergo 480 hours of police training and then return to Capital College in December as a slate certified police officer. Laughman joins the four other patrol officers and police chief and though they arc not armed, the college's police services have the same power as any other police ...
It's Time For the Fall Blood Drive [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 16 September 1987
It's Time For the Fall Blood Drive By Bernie Mixon Chi Gamma Iota, better known on campus as XGIs, will be sponsoring a blood drive October 28 in the Gallery Lounge. The time will be between 10am - 8pm. Registration can be done in the XGI Lounge in room 216 (times to be posted) or on the day of the drive in the Gallery Lounge. The XGIs, which began as a veterans organization but changed to a social-services organization, provide community services and arc no longer strictly veterans, but are of all ages, all majors and arc people who like to have fun. One reason the club is holding die drive is because of the need for blood resulting from the lack of donations due to the AIDS epidemic. In addition, according to President Butch Lutz, "It is a tradition for the XGIs to hold the blood drive and wc arc trying to get other clubs involved." The goal is 200 pints. This is not impossible. So why don't you go out and donate a pint of blood. Remember, blood donors are good for life. ...
Fall Elections [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 16 September 1987
Fall Elections By Bernie Mixon It is election time again at Capital College. The Student Government Association will be holding elections for the following positions: Secretary, Senior Senator for the1 Division of Behavioral Sciences, and Junior Senators for all divisions. They will take place on September 29th and 30th in the Olmsted Building lobby at the Lion between the hours of 10am - 8pm. In order to be eligible, possible candidates must be full-time students and must complete an application form which contains a portion for signatures to be obtained by the candidates from fellow students. The deadline for completion of the application is September 14th through the SGA office and hours will be posted on the'office door. In order to insure against voter fraud, SGA Election Committee members will be manning the ballot box . A sample ballot will be posted on September 28th outside the Student affairs office along with quotes from the candidates along with their respective pi...
Fake IDs Spell Trouble [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 16 September 1987
Fake IDs Spell Trouble By Michele Hart The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has started a new campaign to curb the use of fake or altered identification by underage drinkers, according to a PennDOT press release. The campaign focuses on the theme "Fake I.D. Users Get Caught." Getting caught with a fake I.D. or someone else's license is a summary offense, and, if convicted the user of the I.D. is subject to a $100.00 fine, three points on his or her license, and the IN THIS CROWD YOU STAND ALONE FAKE I.D. USERS GET CAUGHT HAVING AN "IDENTITY" PROBLEM? • Have or show a fake I.D ? • Use someone's I.D.? • Lend your I.D.? YOU will be charged as a criminal and get your own criminal record. • YOU will pay a fine. • YOU will lose your driver's license. • YOU will get points on your driving record. Robert P. Casey ,^T\ Howard Yerusalim. P.E. Governor |£^/ Secretary of Transportation possibility of suspension of his or her license. PennDOT kicked off the program by distribu...
Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 16 September 1987
t > Sorry! In the last issue of the Capital Times we failed to include a complete list of available student clubs on campus. Omitted were: Association for Systems Management, Capital Iron, Circle K, Financial Management. Information about these clubs is available in Room 216. L : \ ^
Student Leadership Conference Held at Capital [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 16 September 1987
Student Leadership Conference Held at Capital Problem-solving group meets during Saturday morning session. RA Julie Rocks explains her groups strategies on dealing with the alcohol policy. By Bernie Mixon > OnAugust28and29,aleadershipconferencewasheldintheCapilalUnionBuilding. Inattendance were administrators, faculty, staff and student leaders who gathered to discuss the expectations and aspirations of the comingsyear. < < - -¦ * The speaker at the conference was Bob Curry, president of Bob Curry Associates. Curry's expertise lies in leadership consultations. The topics discussed were: expectations of club advisors and student leaders, leadership styles, and the development of problem solving and collaboration skills. To cap off the conference, a "How can we make a difference" discussion was held with Ruth Leventhal, provost and dean; Robert Graham, associate provost and dean of faculty; Jerry South, associate provost for administrative operations; an...
Guess Who's Griping Now [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 16 September 1987
Guess Who's Griping Now Jan Travers/Editor Recently, 50 of Penn State Harrisburg's student leaders met for a weekend of leadership training. Expertly run by the Student Affairs staff, the conference gave us a chance to evaluate ourselves in both individual and group settings. The conclusion of the weekend was an open discussion with Ruth Leventhal, Robert Graham, and Jerry South, our administrators. The rules were simple. Six chairs were placed in a circle in the middle of the room. Three were occupied by the administrators and three by students. Only those in the inner circle could speak. Therefore, when a student from outside the circle wanted to speak, he or she had to replace a student already there. We had our gripes ready. We fired questions in rapid succession to the three. In most instances we got what I considered satisfactory answers. However, there were some areas that the Big 3 said they would have to check into. The ironic part of the whole discussion was that...
On Being a Woman [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 16 September 1987
On Being a Woman by Vicki Koon Although I have wanted to write a column with a feminine viewpoint, I have struggled with calling myself a woman. Even though I'm over 30,1 still feel like a girl. I don't dress properly or fix my hair right to be a woman. But then neither does Linda Ellerbee. All my life I have wondered if I would know when it happened. What is it that separates the women from the girls? The first time I shaved my legs I thought I had made the great transition. That is, until I walked out of the bathroom to find my cousin waiting for me to go bike riding. It was the same thing with the first menstration, the first kiss, and the first pair of tummy-control pantyhose. There was always something there to pull me back into girlhood. The one aspect of being a woman that I have never bought is using the feminine wiles. I've always seen it as a game that eventually must come to an unpleasant end. Like my high school friend Jane, who was dangling Bob on one hand and J...
A Call For Alcohol Education [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 16 September 1987
A Call For Alcohol Education Jan Travers/Editor We live in a society where consumption of alcohol is associated as being social and having a good time. And since a college is a society within a society it follows that students drink for the same reason. It's a way to release stress and tension. Representative Frank LaGrotta, member of the House Select Committee to Investigate Alcohol Abuse in Pennsylvania Institutions of Higher Education, created a scenario during the committee meeting last week. Addressing himself to college students present at the hearing, he asked what the public would think if every Wednesday all representatives would get together, each paying $5 admission to drink and party to relieve the tension and stress they face in dealing as legislators each day. He wondered aloud how long it would take for the outcry from the people that there were a bunch of drunks running the state. His point, in his words, was alcohol abuse is "cute until you get your diploma ...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Capitol Times — 16 September 1987
tpapital Times ^j Editor-in-Chief.— Jan Travers Managing Editor. .Michele Hart News Editor. Vicki Koon Photography Editor ....Kyle Weaver Advertising Manager ..Kris Hansen Graphic Artist.... Joe Kupec Staff: Gene Albano, Tom Boyle, C.W. Heiser, Bemie Mixon, Denise Reinas, Kathy Riley-King,'. ' Advisor: Joanne Smith The Capital Times is published by the students of Penn State Harrisburg. Concerns about content of any issue should be directed to the Editor in Room 212, Olmsted Building. Any opinion expressed are those of the author and are not representative of the college administration, faculty or study body. The Capital Times does not endorse its advertisers. The Capital Times welcomes signed letters from readers. Unsigned letters cannot be printed; however, a writer's name may be withheld upon request