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Sports Editors Choose All-State Football Team [Newspaper Article] — The Capitolist — 20 January 1971
Sports Editors Choose All-State Football Team Penn State University and Edinboro State College dominated the PCPA All-State Football Team picked by the state's collegiate sports editors in a poll conducted by the Pennsylvania Collegiate Press Association. All-American Jack Ham of the Nittany Lions was named Player-of-the-Year and Bill McDonald of the Fighting Scots was selected Coach-of-the-Year. Penn State had five offensive players and two defensive players on the team and Edinboro had two offensive players and three defensive players on the team. Villanova (4) and Pitt (2) also had more than one player on the team. Ham, 6-3 212-pound linebacker from Johnstown, led the Nittany Lions to a 7-3 record thanks to five straight wins the second half of the season. McDonald, 4-4-1 in 1969 in his first season at Edinboro, led the Fighting Scots to an 8-0 regular season mark and .a victory in the Pennsylvania State College Conference playoff. Ebby Hollins of Edinboro was the top vot...
Basic Seamanship Offered [Newspaper Article] — The Capitolist — 20 January 1971
Basic Seamanship Offered On January 21 at 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. (Thursday evenings) a FREE course (Book cost $3.00) in Basic Seamanship will be offered by the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 53 of Harrisburg. The course is open to all Capitol Campus students, faculty, staff, and their guests. The course will be instructed by competent instructors and will be comprehensive in nature. Some of the topics included in the lecture/movie series will be an introduction to pleasure boating, maneuvering, marlinspike seamanship, aids to navigation, charts and compass reading, rules of the road to boating, legal responsibilities, safe motorboat operation, nautical terms, boat nomenclature and recommended condition and equipment standards. Certificates of completion will be awarded. This course will be informative and pertinent. Audio visual aids will be used to stimulate the presentation. Please attend. Room E-264 will be used. Meeting dates are: Jan. 14, Jan. 21, Jan. 28, Feb...
H'BURG SIX FORUM HELD AT HACC [Newspaper Article] — The Capitolist — 27 January 1971
H'BURG SIX FORUM HELD AT HACC by Ro Scanlon A public forum was held at Harrisburg Area Community College on Sunday night to acquaint the public with the facts on the Harrisburg Six. The purpose of the meeting was to gain information on the trial and what legalities are involved, to gain information about the people involved, and to look at the particular group of people and what will be happening to them during the coming week. Ned Irish, a Capitol Campus Humanities senior, opened the program by singing "Blowin' in the Wind" and "For What It's Worth" and by urging the audience to sing along with him. The first speaker of the evening was Arthur Berger, an attorney from the 19th district in Harrisburg who is also a volunteer ACLU lawyer representing some of the witnesses in the Harrisburg Six trial. Mr. Berger discussed some legal aspects of the case. According to Mr. Berger, the Harrisburg Six have been indicted by the Federal Grand Jury for two counts of conspiracy to commit...
CHINESE NEW YEAR - JANUARY 30 [Newspaper Article] — The Capitolist — 27 January 1971
CHINESE NEW YEAR - JANUARY 30 Chinese New Year is coming Capitol Campus will celebrate the occasion in authentic fashion on Saturday, January 30. The celebration will include Oriental films, fortune cookies, Chinese tea and families from the Harrisburg Chinese Community (with some in traditional garb). The festivities will get under way at 3:00 p.m. at the Student Center. It is open without charge to all students, faculty, and staff. The primary film to be shown is entitled "Gaining Sons without Losing Daughters". The production won top awards at the recent Oriental Film Festival. The film has been received from the Embassy of the Republic of China. The event is being coordinated by the Student Affairs Office, in conjunction with the Office of the Dean of Faculty and Dr. Shih-Chuan Chen, Associate Professor of Humanities and Oriental Civilization. Stephen D. Millman, Assistant to the Dean, Student Affairs explained that the project was undertaken as part of the campus cultur...
Amazing Talent Show Coming! [Newspaper Article] — The Capitolist — 27 January 1971
Amazing Talent Show Coming! by Missy Rotondaro Are you tired, run down? Has your perk gotten up and left? Well, this will put the perk right back into you. Do you know why? The talent show is coming. That's right kids. On February 15, 8:00 p.m. in the auditorium, the amazing talents of Capitol Campus students will come together to put on a show you won't be believing. "—Have you ever seen Len Thompson dance a tarrentella? No, well you will that night. Dan Hoss will be there, too, singing a few tunes. Then there's Ned Irish and Doe Perkowska. They'll be there. A couple senators from SGA will be there. You won't want to miss their act. There are many, many more who will be there that night, singing, dancing, and making you laugh. Working together as organizers of the talent show are Mrs. Brown, Miss Murphy and Skip Lewis. If you know these three people, you know that a great show is guaranteed. And the spirit is fantastic, says Mrs. Brown. Everyone is cooperating. Invaluable a...
AFROAMERICAN OPTION [Newspaper Article] — The Capitolist — 27 January 1971
AFROAMERICAN OPTION Professor Lewis, chairman of the Faculty Council, reported that the faculty has indicated its approval of the addition of an Afro-American Studies Option, pursuant to the endorsement of the proposed option by the Faculty Council as academically feasible. Forty of the 55 faculty votes were for approval.
VISTA TO RECRUIT HERE TODAY [Newspaper Article] — The Capitolist — 27 January 1971
VISTA TO RECRUIT HERE TODAY VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) representatives are sponsoring a special recruiting campaign on the Capitol Campus of Penn State University, January 27 through 29 to recruit specialists and generalists who want to help solve some of America's domestic problems. VISTA is seeking mature, skilled men and women to live and work with America's disadvantaged. For one year, a VISTA volunteer will live and work side by side with the poor. For one year, a VISTA volunteer acts as a bridge between those in need and existing services and opportunities. On a personal, one-to-one basis, the volunteers apply their skill and dedication to helping low-income groups solve specific problems. Volunteers live and work in a big city slum, a rural hollow, or an Indian reservation. In addition to young men and women with natural ability and a well-rounded education, specialists-those with training in business, teaching, health services, architecture, city planni...
harrisburg Six"Rally [Newspaper Article] — The Capitolist — 27 January 1971
harrisburg Six"Rally from the Harrisburg Peace Group "We are a group of radical Catholics who have identified ourselves with non-violent disruptive activities to focus attention of institutions and people on alternatives and options for peace." (Father Phil Linden on the peace group to which the Harrisburg Six belong). Harrisburg is the scene of new indictments against leaders of the peace movement. This time it is not campus rioters, Weathermen, or violent protestors being indicted, but priests and nuns whose philosophy excludes violence, whose philosophy is the development of the brotherhood of man guided by the principles of non-violence and the sanctity of human life. This group of peacemakers, known as the Harrisburg Six, have expended their lives questioning the seeming injustice in a system which permits economic exploitation of underdeveloped countries and murders an Asian people under the guise of "preserving freedom". Officials of that same system accuse these six ...
SOMETHINGTO THINK ABOUT [Newspaper Article] — The Capitolist — 27 January 1971
SOMETHINGTO THINK ABOUT EDITORIAL Finally, after over three-hundred years, the Catholic church is beginning to react to American denial of it's authority. Through the use of a Vatican commando force, composed of hand-picked priest and nun fanatics, the Papal threat nearly succeeded in cold-bloodedly destroying a government heating system. But thanks to the dogged efforts of our nation's security force the cloth of secrecy was removed in time to prevent the deed and save a Presidential aid from being carried off to a clerical hideout. Where was the headquarters of this cell of subversives that so plagued J. Edgar Hoover? Predictably it was found in that mystery clouded fortress of Lewisburg Federal Penitentiary. Collared by the government investigators were three priests, a former priest, and a nun. Also mentioned was a Pakistani alien (the CIA is investigating the possibilities of a Hindu-Catholic alliance against America and the Free World). What was the goal that could d...
Where Will We Put It? — [Newspaper Article] — The Capitolist — 27 January 1971
Where Will We Put It? — EDITORIAL Where is the Experimental institution that would make the Penn State system famous? It's certainly not at Capitol, where programs are antiquated and useless. The responsibility of the University is to prepare the student for involvement in society, not the society of 1950, but the society of 1970. Massive graduate unemployment is not a confirmation of the University's goals, yet the system doesn't change. Why not? Why aren't progressive structural changes being made in the administrative and curricular sections of the University? Why aren't students considered responsible in planning the programs which up until now have found them jobs outside of their field if they were lucky? Why is it that nearly every other campus in the country is realizing the necessity of a student voice in administrative affairs, while our University suffocates us with an impotent student government? It must be realized by the administration and faculty alike that ...
Head Shop News [Newspaper Article] — The Capitolist — 27 January 1971
Head Shop News Lee A. Nell Remember the faculty-student meeting last term? There was some good stuff in that meeting. So, on February 2, at 4:00, in E330, there will be another general encounter. Come in and bring a friend. Come to think of it—bring an enemy, too. On Monday, February 1st, the first of the NET shows will be shown on the TV sets in the student lounges. This one will be excerpts from a 16-hour encounter group session involving drugs. The report is that some good things happen on the show. Maybe the show will spark some talk on Tuesday, maybe not. Do you want something to happen here that is not or does not happen? Is something happening that you would like to see stopped? Would you like to turn a student/faculty member on? Off?? Tuesday, February 2,4 p.m. in E330.
THE COLUMN [Newspaper Article] — The Capitolist — 27 January 1971
THE COLUMN An Elaboration, by Terry Wimmer Many members of the Capitol Community have approached me during the past week concerning the announcement of my resignation from the Senate. The comments, as previously mentioned were many and widely diverse in essence. One of the comments was directed to the so-called "threats" that the Black Student Union were to have made if Miss Patti Patterson would have been fired as Treasurer of the SGA. A student and member of the BSU felt that it was unfair of me to generalize and say that the entire membership of the BSU were to issue these "threats." Before I ever decided to resign from the Senate, I discussed the entire matter with Leroy Howell, President of the Black Student Union. Mr. Howell informed me that he knew nothing about "a threat or threats" and had only heard through the grapevine that there was "something going on in the Senate." I apologize to those members of the BSU who misinterpreted my comments. As one can easily see...
AROUND THE CAMPUS. . . [Newspaper Article] — The Capitolist — 27 January 1971
AROUND THE CAMPUS. . . Ecology Lecture On Tuesday, February 2, the Environmental Committee will present the second in its series of public lectures. This lecture is entitled "Water Resources, Waste Water, and Water Supply Technology." Assistant Professor Milan Degyansky, Water Resources Engineering Program, is presenting the second lecture. Professor Degyansky is an experienced practicing sanitary and water resources engineer. He is the holder of several awards and fellowships in his profession. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Water Works Association, Water Pollution Control Federation, and American Society of Engineering Education.
IT'SC-O-L-DOUT THERE [Newspaper Article] — The Capitolist — 27 January 1971
IT'SC-O-L-DOUT THERE Winter Wonderland Capitol Campus Style-And this is just the beginning! by Roger Hawkins What about transportation for students on campus? Has it long been forgotten? It would be most appreciated if the school would think positively about running a bus on campus to transport the students living in Meade Heights and the Dormitories to and from school. The cold days ahead and the icy pavements are not a pleasant situation to meet. It seems to me that running a bus on campus would be in «the best safety interest of the students and the school also. Which would the school rather be confronted with, a bus to provide transportation for on-campus students, or a suit from a student who slipped on a piece of ice and broke his back? In view of the hazardous weather conditions and the increasing doctor bills from colds, spre throats, and frostbite, and as I already mentioned, the icy streets which are not safe for anyone to walk on, the school ought to make every ...