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Housing and Food Service Athlete of the Week [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 15 October 1998
Housing and Food Service Athlete of the Week Name: Mary Good Sport: Volleyball Class: Sophomore Position: Outside Hitter Date: October 5-October 12 Mary Good, a sophomore outside hitter, has been named the Housing and Food Service Athlete of the Week. Good, who guided her Seneca Bobcats to three consecutive Erie County League Championships, helped the Behrend Lions to a 2-2 week. "Mary had an excellent week," said head coach Cindy Jacobelli. "She is coming into her own and establishing herself as one of the better players on our team. In addition, Mary is beginning to serve as a leader of this young team." In Behrend's 3-1 win over Penn State Altoona, Good earned 14 kills and 26 digs. Against SUNY-Geneseo she hail six kills, and nine digs, and she also collected 16 kills and 12 digs in a 1-3 loss to SUNY-Fredonia. In her squad's 3-2 win over Alfred State she had 11 kills and 27 digs. The Behrend Lions are now 7-14 on the season. This former high school Valedictorian was also n...
Runners show promise at Dickinson Invitational [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 15 October 1998
Runners show promise at Dickinson Invitational By Jason Snyder sports editor The Behrend men's and women's cross country teams competed in a Pre-Nationals type setting this past weekend at the Dickinson Invitational. The men's team finished in 14th of the 41 teams that competed, and the women all improved as they prepare for the AMCC Championships on October 24. The men's team entered this past weekend with hopes of getting a good sense of where they are and what they will need to do to qualify for the National Meet. Despite a 14th place finish, Coach Rich Hoffman is still optimistic that his team will be able to qualify for Nationals. Hoffman said, "we're going to have to be on top of everything that day." He added, "it wilt be a pretty intense race." Despite finishing behind where the men hoped to finish, they still showed promise this past weekend as they did a "good job of racing hard and racing aggressively," said Hoffman. The men were able to finish the race strongly a...
, > 1^ coreboard [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 15 October 1998
, > 1^ coreboard Women's Soccer Overall Record AMCC Behrend 10-1-2 3-0 Frostburg 9-3 2-0 Lake Erie 9-4 1-1 La Roche 10-4 0-2 Pitt-Bradford 5-8 0-4 Behrend Scores Behrend 6 Hiram 0 Behrend 2 John Carroll 1 Upcoming Behrend Games October 17 ©Frostburg 2:30 p.m. October 21 Allegheny 4:00 p.m Women's Volleyball Overall Record AMCC Frostburg 20-1 2-0 La Roche 11-10 2-0 Behrend 7-14 3-2 Pitt-Bradford 14-5 3-1 Pitt-Greensburg 3-13 1-3 Penn State Altoona 4-11 1-5 Lake Erie 0-20 0-7 Behrend Scores Behrend 3 Penn State Altoona 1 Behrend 0 Geneseo 3 Behrend 1 Fredonia 3 Behrend 3 Alfred 2 Upcoming Behrend Matches October 16 ©Frostburg 7:30 p.m. October 17 @ Washington & Jefferson w/ Alfred 1:00 p.m. October 20 Buffalo State/Pitt-Bradford 5:00 p.m. Men's Soccer Overall Record AMCC Behrend 9-6 4-0 Frostburg 9-3 3-0 Pitt-Bradford 5-8 1-3 Pitt-Greensburg 4-6 1-3 La Roche 2-8 0-1 Lake Krie 8-8 0-2 Behrend Scores Behrend 2 Grove City 1 Behrend 3 Pitt-Greensburg 1 Behrend 2 Was...
Behrend receives $1.4 million donation for athletic fields [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 22 October 1998
Behrend receives $1.4 million donation for athletic fields By Will Jordan news editor On Saturday, October 17th, Dr. John Lilley, Behrend provost and dean, announced a gift of $1.4 million dollars. The gift was donated by a couple who wishes to remain anonymous. The gift was used in the development of 20 acres into four regulation soccer fields which will be used for a variety of intramural sports. "The gift was used to finalize the creation of the fields," said Brian Streeter, Athletics Director. The first use of the new fields will be in the Spring. A key component of the gift was the 75,000 pound steel bridge which spans Trout Run. Trout Run is the creek that is in the Gorge. The bridge was brought to Erie from Minnesota by a 125 foot truck. A crane which was brought in from Pittsburgh and assembled on site was used to place the bridge. Besides the bridge, a walkway from the southwest corner of the Erie Hall parking lot all the way to Logan House has been constructed. In ...
Founders Day celebrates Behrend's 50th [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 22 October 1998
Founders Day celebrates Behrend's 50th By Shannon Weber staff writer This year the campus is celebrating its 50th anniversary on the eve of Founder's Day. It will be held Thursday, October 29, 1998 from 5 to 6 PM. This celebration will be held in the Reed Union Building Wintergraden. It's a private celebration for faculty, staff and students. The ceremony will be hosted by John and Genie Lilley and the Lion Ambassadors. The one-hour program will include remarks and a presentation by Richard Sayre, and his brother, William, the grandsons of Ernst and Mary Behrend. The choir will perform, and a special showcase of artifacts will be on display. The anniversary video will also be shown. There will he refresh ments. A video time capsule is being produced to commemorate the 50th anniversary. The taping will begin at 4:30 PM in the Reed Union Building Wintergarden. Individuals, groups or colleagues are encouraged to leave a message on the time capsule video. The area between the Re...
Behrend tries to manage underage drinking [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 22 October 1998
Behrend tries to manage underage drinking _... _ . . . .«.. , ~ , . ~ • photo by Andrea Zaffino Bill Donahue, Manager of Police and Safety Services Kristie Vitron staff writer Although there have only been two citations issued by Police and Safety so far this semester, Bill Donahue, Manager of Police and Safety Services here at Behrend feels that "a lot of issues of vandalsim or petty crime on campus are directly influenced by alcohol." Donahue wants to remind underage drinkers that the University supports the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's laws on alcohol. If students who are under 21 are caught drunk or drinking within their jurisdiction, on campus, they are cited by the state, fined $300 plus court costs, and lose their driver's license for 90 days. Students can even be charged with D.U.I, while driving through a parking lot. In most cases of underage drinking, Police and Safety is not even involved. When students are caught drunk or drinking by an R.A. or coordinator, ...
SGA discusses plans for Behrend's future [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 22 October 1998
SGA discusses plans for Behrend's future Ayodele Jones Managing Editor "Behrend is the jewel in Penn State's crown," said Penn State President Graham Spanier, and according to Behrend's master plan, Behrend will increase the opportunities given to students with the addition of academic and athletic facilities in upcoming years. At Wednesday's Student Government Association meeting, Ken Miller, Acting Dean of Student Affairs, provided students with an opportunity to see first hand Behrend's major development plans. As it currently stands there are 3327 students at Behrend, 1250 of which are on campus residents, and a fact that remains unknown to people is that Behrend has more land than University Park at 728 acres. Behrend is a prime location to develop facilities which would benefit students, faculty, staff and the community as a whole. In Behrend's master plan there are various goals; they include preserving the natural beauty of the campus, creating a visually pleasing an...
Underage drinking a national problem among college students [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 22 October 1998
Underage drinking a national problem among college students By Angela Rush staff writer Prosecutors recently took the extraordinary step of charging a Massachusetts Institute of Technology fraternity with manslaughter in the case of Scott Krueger, eighteen, who drank himself to death at a party last year. Suffolk County District Attorney Ralph Martin decided not to prosecute individuals because he said, "the fraternity promoted and orchestrated activities that led to Krueger's death." Krueger was a new pledge of the MIT fraternity. Scott Krueger died on September 29,1997, two days after he was found unconscious following the night of the party. Krueger apparently had an alcohol level four times over the legal limit. MIT shut down the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity after Krueger died of an overdose of alcohol. Charges were brought up against the MIT fraternity and they face fines for manslaughter and hazing. The trial is set to take place soon. The government is pushing for a cha...
Students have I opportunity to study in I England for the summer ] || 1 [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 22 October 1998
Students have I opportunity to study in I England for the summer ]|| 1 By Christina Salizzoni staff writer Studentsinterested in spending a summer studying in a foreign country now have another option. Behrend has just established a student exchange program with The University College of Northampton, England. Dean Baldwin, Acting Director of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, was approached about a year ago by The University College of Northampton to establish a link with Behrend. A number of other colleges in the surround ing area were also approached, including Gannon and Edinboro, plus a few colleges in Ohio and Florida. On October 8, four representatives from Northampton visited Behrend to discuss the details of the program. They included Cliff Dedynski, director of the program, Paul Phillips, environmental sciences, Ian Buchanan, social sciences, and Patrick Quinn with the English program. Quinn grew up in Erie and went to Cathedral Prep High School. Baldwin ...
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d Safety R E F> a R TT : [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 22 October 1998
Xolice /\nd Safety R E F> a R TT : 10/13/98 Complainant requested access to a storage closet in Hammermill. Vats were needed for chemical dumping for the photo labs. 10/14/98 Complainant was at station for fingerprinting. Officer did so. 10/14/98 Complainant called to report a urinal overflowing. Upon arrival it was found to have generated an inch of water in two classrooms, the hall and leaking into labs below. 10/15/98 Father called concerned about the well being of his son, who he hasn't been able to reach for several days. Officers went to room and found that student had left on flight to Puerto Rico. Father was notified. 10/17/98 Student called from her apartment to have Academic 42 opened. The building was unlocked for her. She called 20 minutes later rather indignant, from Reed. Officer was able to open the building by simply turning the handle. 10/18/98 Shotgun for storage in the lost and found room.
Local District justice accused of racial comments [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 22 October 1998
Local District justice accused of racial comments By Anne Rajotte editor in chief Harborcreek's District Justice Peter Nakoski is known at Behrend for being notoriously hard on students who have to appear before him. Recently, however, he has been getting publicity for another reason. According to the Erie Daily Times, during a training session for district judges that took place a year ago, a criminal law instructor asked the judges in attendance, "It's not unlawful or illegal to be a black man, is it?" The Judicial Conduct Board, who brought charges against Nakoski, alleges that Nakoski replied, "Yes, it is unlawful to be a black man. They're all in jail. They are the ones doing all the burglaries and robberies." The board also alleges that after he made this comment he said to Nancy Matos-Gonzales, another judge in attendance and a Hispanic woman, "Oh, no disrespect to you." If a special disciplinary court finds these allegations to be true, Nakoski could be censured or r...
Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 22 October 1998
Penn State Behrend at 50: A Golden Opportunity! A private celebration for faculty, staff, and students is being planned for the Reed Union Building Wintergarden and Commons on Thursday, Oct. 29 from 5 to 6 p.m. Please plan to join with your friends and colleagues to celebrate and enjoy the spirit of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. Hosted by John and Gerrie Lilley and the Lion Ambassadors, the one-hour program will include remarks and a presentation by Richard Sayre and his brother, William, grandsons of Ernst and Mary Behrend. The choir will perform, artifacts from the Behrend family will be on display, the anniversary video will be shown, and cake and punch will be served! In addition, any individuals or groups of friends and colleagues who would like to leave a message on the 50th anniversary video time capsule will be invited to do so beginning at 4:30 p.m. Lantern tours of the campus, which will be lit with luminaria from the Reed Union Building to the Glenhill Farmhouse...
K9 K9 ESI E9 [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 22 October 1998
K9 K9 ESI E9 What advice would you give Behrend student Trista Rupp, who's lived for a month in a Volkswagen Beetle? "Get out." -Meggan Allen, 01 Mechanical Engineering "Push them out of the car when they're sleeping." -Mike Linhart, 05, Elem. Ed "They're crazy. How are four people going to share one car (if it's a draw this j will happen) without any arguments?" j -Miranda Moore, 01, Nursing "People like that need Jesus and all the prayer they can get." -Brian C. Atterbury, 03, Accounting 'Start eating a lot of chili and stink them 3Ut." -Seth Leslie, 01, DUS
District Justice not concerned with student voters [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 22 October 1998
District Justice not concerned with student voters A view from the lighthouse Next year. District Justice Peter Nakoski, is up for reelection. He is currently serving his fourth six-year term. Nakoski is infamous at Behrend for being overly hard on students. Students who have to appear before him commonly get fines or sentences close to the maximum allowed by law. Also, Nakoski is currently under investigation for making racially offensive comments during a justice training session. Nakoski can be hard on students because he doesn't have to worry about winning their votes. The people who vote for him aren't the people who have to worry about Nakoski giving them uneccesarily harsh sentences. Students, who have very little political power locally, have to take what the judge gives them. However, students do have the potential to change this situation. College students are allowed to vote in the district that their college is in, which means that we can vote Nakoski out of of...
Letter to the Editor [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 22 October 1998
Letter to the Editor Wakeup call to America on hate crimes Dear Editor: On October 12th, students of the University of Wyoming and the rest of the world experienced a great tragedy. Matthew Shepard, 21, died of complications resulting from a brutal assault. This would appear to be an everyday crime here in America, but it wasn't. In this crime, hatred was the gun and a person's sexual orientation was the bullet. Matthew Shepard, a gay student from the University of Wyoming, went out on Wednesday, October 7, to a local campus hangout. There Shepard met two men that led him into believing that they were homosexuals, which was a ploy to lure Shepard into their truck. The two men, Russell A. Henderson, 21, and Aaron J. Mckinney, 22, asked Shepard to take a ride with them. Shepard, obviously not suspecting the torture that awaited him, agreed. Officials say that the two men pistolwhipped Shepard while driving to an isolated area outside of town. The two stopped the truck, took ...
Homecoming participation reflects choice of activities [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 22 October 1998
Homecoming participation reflects choice of activities The Ordinary College Student MARK QRFFN «A N K Well it's time once again to begin the celebrations for another Behrend Homecoming. Yeah. With many activities planned for the weekend, the ordinary college student has to won der if any of them are actually worth going to. Having gone down (in the rain) every year (in the rain) to experience homecoming at Penn State Erie - The Behrend College, or Penn State Behrend, or Penn State Erie, or Penn State Behrend cam pus, or whatever this school decides it wants to call itself, I've seen one constant thing, aside from the rain, that takes place every year: lack of student participation. Why is it that more on-campus residents from our campus participate in University Park homecoming activities than in the ones that take place for our special little weekend? Is it because it rains every year? Maybe. Is it perhaps due to the fact that an Open House weekend is always scheduled t...