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Website of the week [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 12 November 1998
Website of the week By Mike Perkins layout editor Imagine controlling an entire country yourself. You must set up the government; will you be a dictator, a king, a benevolent president or the overlord of a communist society? What will your taxes be like? Will you be a warring nation or one dedicated to the pursuit of peace? You can have that control at the free website <http:// www.solariagames.com/earth>. At this site you have the option of two types of games, standard or tournament. In the standard game you must set up your country, and expand to gain land and people. You need to construct buildings to service your people as well as research technologies to make your nation more powerful. With hundreds or thousands of other players trying to expand as well, you must master the skills of diplomacy, negotiating treaties and alliance with other nations. And where diplomacy fails, you must gather your army to fight for survival. In the Tournament game, you must a...
Serraffini's: not quite up to par [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 12 November 1998
Serraffini's: not quite up to par By Roger Burlingame staff writer Recently I visited Serraffini'sTtalji- * lan restaurant (located on W. 12th street) because I heard it was the best Italian restaurant in Erie. I was sadly disappointed. If this is the best Italian food Erie has lo offer, then I suggest going to some other city for Italian food. We sat at the bar for ten minutes before someone came to seat us. It was another ten minutes until we were waited on. And to top it off, ihey didn't have the first three drinks I ordered. This was to be the sad story throughout our meal, with an atmosphere that was more oriented toward quantity rather than quality. With poor service, mediocre food, and a limited selection, this establishment proved to be no more than an overpriced family restaurant. The appetizers we had to choose from were limited to deep tried veggies or shrimp cocktail. So we skipped the appetizers and 1 went straight forshe frsnch onion soup. Hdwever, ft secured" ...
Waterboy a splash at opening weekend [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 12 November 1998
Waterboy a splash at opening weekend By Michael Coursey staff writer The Waterboy, the latest Touchstone release starring Adam Sandler, opened last Friday night with a sold out theater at Erie's own Tinsletown. This lighthearted comedy also starred Henry Winkler and Kathy Bates, about a 31 year old Cajun waterboy with an overprolective mother (Kathy Bates). The movie started out portraying a slow, stuttering Bobby Boucher (Adam Sandler) as the waterboy for a fictional University of Louisiana's football team. The team's players were ruthless in their treatment of the waterboy, staging pranks and poking fun at him, until (he coach finally fired him. Feeling rejected, he went home to his mother and told her of his plight. He then ventured out to another school. SCLSU, where he met another football coach, played by Henry Winkler. Bobby talked to (he coach about becoming the waterboy for the football team, and he agreed. Everything was going well at his first practice with the ne...
Alumni return to offer advice to communication majors [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 12 November 1998
Alumni return to offer advice to communication majors By Rose Forrest layout editor Everyone knows, especially the staff of the Beacon, how disparaging it can be going into the field of communications. Communication majors aren't going to school for the money or the availability of jobs. This Tuesday, November 10, the Communications Club helped a few students out. For the second year now they have invited Penn State Behrend alumni with communication degrees to talk about how they got started and where they are now. Tuesday's panel was made of five new speakers this year. Randy Furgason graduated from Behrend in 1994 with a Bachelors of Arts in Communication. He considers himself a non typical student because he was married during college and had a daughter in 1993. For this reason he wanted to find a paid internship. He found a position in public relations at the Horizon Hospital. At the end of his internship he receded a complimentary review stating pleasure with the experi...
ACROSS [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 12 November 1998
ACROSS 1 Enthusiastic 5 Killer whale 9 Forces out 14 Mexican treat 15 Kyser and Medford 16 Loosen laces 17 Lost one's balance on ice 18 Restless desire 19 Steak cut 20 With tasteful beauty 22 Washed 23 Terrier type 24 Dogma dissent 25 Meadow mama 26 New Zealand parrot 27 Stare open-mouthed 31 No matter what cost 37 Images of gods 39 Have regrets 40 Madrid mister 41 Party horn 44 Dancer Pavlova 45 Rim of a cup 46 Tennis shot 18 Joel of "Sullivan's Travels" 52 Devoid of inhabitants 57 Like a temp committee 58 Female relatives 59 Ground grain 60 Old crones 61 Braided string 62 Film 63 Pot starter 64 Land measure 65 Rectify 66 Port on 5D 67 Burden DOWN 1 Perplexed 2 Frankie of The 4 Seasons 3 More aloof 4 Move aside 5 Japanese island 6 Worn-out car © 1998 Tribune Media Services, Inc. 11/12/98 All rights reserved. 7 Full course 8 Drained of color 9 Jumps farther 10 Open a castle door 11 Kitchen appliance 12 Fork prongs 13 Squalid 21 Curb-side quaff 24 Yo! 26 Skirt description...
Winston Cup season features persistence, courage and change [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 12 November 1998
Winston Cup season features persistence, courage and change Out of Bounds JASQNSNYDER In N ASCAR's 50th anniversary year, the 1998 Winston Cup Series provided to fans around the nation the true meaning of competition. The continued drive to be the best, the courage to fight through all adversity, and (he ability to withstand the ongoing changes that surround you. If this is the true meaning of competition, then there should be no ques tioning the heart and desire of the country's fastest growing sport. Winston Cup racing holds one of Ihe proudest histories that sports have to offer. NASCAR started out racing sedans on dirt tracks in 1948 and has progressed to today's 3.1-ruee schedule featuring aerodynamicall y made cars driving on short tracks, superspeedways and road courses. Bui there is more to the history of racing than the advancement of the cars and tracks. The drivers have given racing a proud past and a solid foundation for the future. Who would have thought tha...
Frostburg tops Lions in conference semifinals [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 12 November 1998
Frostburg tops Lions in conference semifinals Jamie Salapek staff writer The Behrend volleyball team ended their 1998 season last weekend at the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference championships. The tournament was held at Frostburg State. The Lions went up against Frostburg in the semifinal round yet reluctantly bowed out after three matches. Behrend played well but their game wasn't at its best. Tiffany Beers pul down nine kills and hustled for sixteen digs. Mary Good had eight kills and added thirteen digs as Allison Millet also contributed with six kills. Frostburg swept the Lions 3-0 with scores of 5-15, 3-15 and 15-17. Tanya Deals, Tiffany Beers and Mary Good were recognized for their leadership and ability as they were selected All Conference players for the tournament. Behrend ended the season with a respectable 12-23 record against tough competition. Head coach Cindy Jaeobelli commented. "we have a young learn who are looking forward lo playing together nexl ...
Nittany Lion's soccer falls short at EC AC playoffs [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 12 November 1998
Nittany Lion's soccer falls short at EC AC playoffs Jason Snyder sports editor For the second straight season, the Behrend women's soccer team advanced to the EC AC playoffs. Due to the win at the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Championships, the Lions were seeded third in the playoffs. In a must win game against Franklin and Marshall on Saturday, November 7, the Lions were able lo keep the game close. Freshman Michelle Malatesta recorded 15 saves in goal against the overpowering Franklin and Marshall team. However, Behrend fell short, 3-0 ending their season. Despite the hard fought loss in the ECAC semifinals, the Behrend women still proved to be a strong force in the AMCC and the region. The 1998 team posted a Penn State Behrend women's soccer record for wins in a season wilh 15. The 15-3-3 record for ihe season added to head coach Dan Perritano's career mark since taking over the soccer program at Behrend. Under the direction of Perritano, ihe Lady Lions have...
The Behrend Classifieds [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 12 November 1998
The Behrend Classifieds lason . Ann, Crystal, Noemi I hope I see you this I love you guys ollver - 1 <:«;;¦,;; Can you smell what the weekend aonnn , ., _ , Rock is cooking? Delores Dele Students and emp loyees of Penn State Behrend are invited to submit a free classified ad in The Beacon. Types of ads may include personal messages and items for sale. Maximum classified length is 25 words. Persons who submit ads must state their affiliation with Behrend. Classifieds are meant for individual use. Official notices and group events should be submitted to the Calendar editor. Businesses must pay regular advertising rates. The Beacon can not guarantee the publication of all classified submitted for space purposes. Classifieds should be sent to the Classified editor at The Beacon, Reed Building or dropped off at The Beacon offices, or sent to behrcoI14©aol.com. Deadline for submission for publication in that week's paper is Monday at 5:00PM.
INTRAMURAL ROUNDUP [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 12 November 1998
INTRAMURAL ROUNDUP Intramurals 3 vs. 3 Basketball In Conjunction with Schick SuperHoops Registration Deadline: M, W November13 - Games begin Monday, November 1 5 vs. 5 Basketball M, W -Sign ups are in fall semester Registration Deadline: -play begins spring semester December 11 Recreation Commuter Euchre Tournament Registration Deadline: November 6
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 12 November 1998
AMCC Athlete of the Week Michelle Malatesta's 15 saves earns her AMCC recognition Freshman Michelle Malatesta was named the AMCC Athlete of the Week for women's soccer in the week of November 2 - November 9. Despite a 3-0 loss in the ECAC Playoffs, Malatesta recorded 15 saves for Behrend to keep the Lions within striking distance. Malatesta comes to Behrend from Bethel Park High School in Bethel Park, PA. This AMCC honor was her second of the season and of her collegiate career.
Cross-country teams head to Regionals [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 12 November 1998
Cross-country teams head to Regionals Jason Snyder spoils editor The Behrend men's and women's cross-country teams will tra\el lo Allenlown. PA this weekend to compete in the Regional meet in hopes of extending their season for Nationals. Both teams come off ol two weeks of (raining and preparing menially in hopes of running iheir best races of the year. The Regional meet will host about 300 of the region's lop runners v> iih the goal of qualifying for nationals. Coach Rich Hoffman commented on (he importance of the meet saying, "litis is the meet of the sear for most of these teams. And for the top learns, this is iheir ticket lo nationals, soevcryone will he competing inieiisely." The men's team will send iheir top seven runners and three alternates. Brian CI a i nes. Adam I)/uricky. Dennis Halas/ynski, Mark Suroviec. Tyler Tras is. Jason Saeger. and Mail Heidecker will all compete in ihe race as Dave Rhoades. Greg Cooper and Tom McCall will back-up those runners. ...
Men s Soccer finishes second at AMCC championships [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 12 November 1998
Men s Soccer finishes second at AMCC championships Jason Simler spoils editor The Behrend men's soccer team ended then' season this past weekend wiih a second place finish at the Alleghenv Mountain Collegiate Conference Championships. The men finished the season with a I ^-l) record, breaking the Behrend men's soccer record tor w ins in a season. Tins nasi Saturdav. ihe /..ions buttled Pitt-Bradford in the semifinals of the tournament. Chris Kennedy put Behrend on the board first with a goal in the 19ih minute of play. The Lions were able to hold on to the win as David Snook punched in ihe game winner in the 40th minule of play lo give Behrend a 2-1 win and a shot at (he championship the next day. On Sunday, the men faced AMCC powerhouse and conference rival Frostburg Slate. The Bulldogs showed their AMCC supremacy by blanking (he Lions 4-0 en rout to the championship. Steve Hemke scored two goals for Frostburg as goalie Walker Boyd recorded the shutout. Despite the second...
Housing and Food Service Athlete of the Week [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 12 November 1998
Housing and Food Service Athlete of the Week Name: Travis Lang Sport: Men's Soccer Class: Senior Date: November 2 - November 9 Travis Lang, a senior midfielder on the men's soccer team, has been named the Housing and Food Service Athlete of the Week. Playing in the final home game of his career Lang scored both goals in Behrend's 2-1 overtime victory over Allegheny. "Travis really stepped up for us against the Gators," said head coach Dan Perritano. "He has been a consistent scorer for our program." Lang finished his soccer career at Behrend with his name scattered throughout the record books. He is the all-time assist leader for the Behrend Lions and nearly broke the career points record for the college. He has also competed in 70 soccer contests, one less than the school record.
____ . S coreboard [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 12 November 1998
____ . S coreboard Women's Soccer Overall Record AMCC Behrend 15-3-3 6-0 Frostburg 11-6 3-2 La Roche 13-6 2-4 Lake Erie 13-8 1-4 Pitt-Bradford 8-11 1-3 Behrend Scores Behrend 0 Franklin and Marshall 3 Men's Soccer Overall Record AMCC Frostburg 16-5 7-0 Behrend 13-9 5-2 Pitt-Bradford 7-12 2-4 Pitt-Greensburg 7-9 2-3 La Roche 7-13 2-4 Lake Frie 8-12 0-5 Behrend Scores Behrend 2 Pitt-Bradford I Behrend 0 Frostburg 4 Cross Country Upcoming Behrend Meet November 14 Regional Meet @ Allentown Women's Volleyball Overall Record AMCC Frostburg 35-3 11-0 Pitt-Bradford 18-11 7-5 La Roche 16-20 6-5 Behrend H-22 6-5 Pitt-Greensburg 5-18 1-7 Penn State Altoona 8-14 I -5 Lake Erie 0-22 0-9 Behrend Scores Behrend 0 Frostburg 3 BASKETBALL I FAN JAM November 13th T:30 p.m. Scrimmages, prizes and pizza I