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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 21 January 1999
Top left: School of Business Director John Magenau pins membership insignia on Samuel P. Black III honorary inductee. Top right: New members Dianne E. Campbell, John W. Hoderny, Todd A. Shade, and Colleen M. Smith enjoy the evening reception. Above: Janice Totleben, lecturer in MIS and CMPSC (right), talks with (left to right) Tracy L. Pattison, Candace L. Reisinger, Lisa J. Davids, and Leah M. Burkett. Below left: Dr. James Bearden (right), national Sigma Beta Delta president, inducts Dr. David Doran, associate professor of accounting, into Sigma Beta Delta.
Website of the week [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 21 January 1999
Website of the week By Jon Stubbs features editor As if the Student Programming Council doesn't do enough for the students here at Behrend, they have constucted a website designed to inform students of upcoming and current events located at <www.clubs.psu.edu/spo. At this colorful website, one will find a menu of several venues and events, the first of which is entitled, simply enough, "Bruno's." Clicking on this link will allow the surfer to learn about what events are going on at "Behrend's very own nightclub," as the website puts it Another link, "movies," will let the website user know exactly what SPC-sponsored films are playing in the Reed Union Building that particular week. The website even has a member directory (which is still under construction) where one can look up the names and e-mail adresses of anyone who belongs to SPC. And if a student wants to join, they may apply right over the internet via the SPC's home page. Another section of the site that is u...
ACROSS [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 21 January 1999
ACROSS 1 Nuisance 5 Group of eight 10 Lincoln and Burrows 14 Writer Quindlen 15 Graph starter? 16 Do it alone 17 Weighty block 18 Like some kitchens 19 Usage charge 20 Tout's ottering 21 Not organized in a league 23 Maligns 25 Lubricant 26 Flummoxed 27 With restraint 31 New World nat. 32 Hall in New York 33 "You __ There" 36 Struck, old-style 38 Caspian _ 39 Hit hard to a fielder 42 Rejuvenation center 45 Creating little whirlpools 46 Russia, once 50 Thousand bucks 51 Interval 52 Scattered amounts 56 Clique 57 Domesticate 58 Rental agreement 59 Tree stump 60 Surefire shots 61 Citrus fruit 62 Big-mouth pitcher 63 Head of the class 64 Evade by circumlocution 65 Picnic pests DOWN 1 Spaghetti, ziti, etc. 2 Join up 3 Brisk 4 Slot-filler 5 Hunting period 6 Irritated by rubbing © \ 999 Tribune Media Services, Inc. 1 /Ol JQQ All rights reserved. , "ww 7 Carries 8 Author Bagnold 9 Pitch of a phrase 10 "Roberta" star 11 Makes illegal copies 12 Fashion magazine 13 Marketed 21 "Trin...
The Thin Red Line: story takes forever to develop [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 21 January 1999
The Thin Red Line: story takes forever to develop by Michael Coursey staff writer The Thin Red Line, director Terrence Malick's first major movie in over twenty years, is a very symbolic, poetic and philosophical movie about the angst and futility of war. It opens with two young U.S. Army infantry soldiers who were living on the Solomon Islands with a primitive tribal people. They experienced the joys of the simplicity of family life away from the war, and away from the technology and strife of the 20th Century. The movie intertwines the scenes of nature with scenes of war, and constantly asks the question: "is nature or man is the ultimate ruler of the world?" The movie reminds one a great deal of the flow and tone of The English Patient in that it takes what seems like hours for the story to develop. The principle characters are Sean Penn as 1st Sergeant Welsh, a salty old guy who has been through the grinder and is just trying to lead his men through the horrors of war. N...
At First Sight is worth seeing [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 21 January 1999
At First Sight is worth seeing Sean Penn plays First Sergeant Welsh, the courageous and cynical NCO who runs C-for-Charlie Company in the Twentieth Century Fox release, The Thin Red Line. Deanna Symoski staff writer Until last Saturday at 12:40 p.m.. there was just something about Val Kilmer that never appealed to me; maybe it was his gum-snapping arrogance in Top Gun or his overly-brooding, haunted-by-more-than-just-abad-script Batman. But in his most recent film, At First Sight, Kilmer drops the hero act and reveals a side of himself that really makes the ladies swoon. Based on a true story documented by the book, To See and Not See by Oliver Sacks, At First Sight is the story of Virgil Adamson, a massage therapist in the Adirondacks, who has lived a simple but content life since he went fully blind from an eye disease at the age of three. When "Amy," played by Mira Sorvino, is forced to take a vacation from her architecture firm in New York City, she becomes one of his cl...
Modest in his mind, a legend in ours [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 21 January 1999
Modest in his mind, a legend in ours Out Of Bounds MSON SNYDER For years, Michael Jordan advertised the Nike phrase "Just Do It." His playing career best exemplified that. But with his retirement last week, it's time for Michael to live by a different phrase. He can no longer show people his greatness on the court. The argument of whether or not he is the greatest basketball player in history, now can only be argued through the numbers and video tapes. To fans that watched him play, they know the answer. But to those that didn't and to the future fans, there needs to be more of an argument. And what better than for M.J. himself to assure his superiority. It's time to "Just Say It, Michael!", "I am the greatest!" We've heard Will Chamberlain say it. We ve heard Oscar Robertson imply it; "No one's going to ever know who's the greatest basketball player. I think I'm the greatest - look at my record." Il would be interesting to hear what Jordan had to say in response to that...
INTRAMURAL ROUNDUP [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 21 January 1999
INTRAMURAL ROUNDUP Intramurals SPRING 1999 Ping Pong Singles and Doubles Singles - Men and Women, Doubles - Men, Women, and Coed Registration Deadline: January 29th at 4:00 _ mlr __. ~ . j»v\_ (¦^^^^ivi^^B/ ^ Event will be held on Tuesday, January 26 at 7:30 Spring semester Intramural schedules are available in the IM office and on the Reed and Erie Hall IM boards.
Housing and Food Service Athlete of the Week [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 21 January 1999
Housing and Food Service Athlete of the Week Name: Erin Phillips Sport: Women's Basketball Class: Freshman Position: Forward Date: January 11 - January 18 Erin Phillips, a freshman forward, has been named the Housing and Food Service Athlete of the Week. Phillips helped lead the Behrend Lions to a 2-0 week in the first round of AMCC play. On Wednesday, Phillips was perfect from the floor on 7 x 7 shooting in the romp over the Storm, Phillips earned 14 points and three rebounds. Saturday night, the Behrend Lions welcomed Frostburg State to Erie Hall and Phillips played big. She had a game high 17 rebounds and added 13 points, two assists and two steals. "Erin works very hard for us," said head coach Roz Fornari. "She is constantly improving and challenges herself to be better everyday. Erin was a key factor in both our conference wins this week." On the year, Phillips is averaging 11.3 ppg and 6.2 rpg. She also shoots a team-high 57% from the field while making 34 of 45 (76%) f...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 21 January 1999
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BEHREND BRIEFS [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 21 January 1999
BEHREND BRIEFS Rupp named women's assistant soccer coach Former Penn State Behrend soccer standout Mary Ann Rupp was named as the women's soccer assistant coach this past Friday. Rupp will join head coach Dan Perritano in the Lions" quest to repeat as Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Champions. Rupp is a three-time team MVP for Behrend as she sparked the Lions to a 35-15-3 record in her three years of competing. She was a key part in beginning women's soccer at Behrend as she led the Lions' club team to a 6-0 record in her first year. In her career at Behrend, Rupp also was well recognized for her individual accomplishments. She is the leader for saves in a career with 208 and also is the leader for shutouts in a season and a career. She places second for most games played in a Behrend uniform with 48. Rupp laid the foundation for the women's soccer program at Behrend as she was instrumental in the Lady Lions' first ever AMCC championship and EC AC postseason appearanc...
Behrend women atop AMCC standings [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 21 January 1999
Behrend women atop AMCC standings By Jason Snyder sports editor The Penn State Behrend women's basketball team is off to a 2-0 start in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) with convincing wins over Lake Erie and Frostburg State. The Lady Lions entered conference play at Lake Erie with a 6-6 record, winning five of eight previously. Lake Erie entered the match-up at .500 with a 5-5 record. Behrend controlled the game from the opening tip as the women cruised to a 40-20 halftime lead. Both teams shot well in the first half with the Lions shooting 62% from the held. Lake Erie shot 56% from the field including 33% from behind the arc. Behrend continued their solid shooting in the second half behind a 7-7 shooting night for freshman Erin Phillips. Phillips finished the game with 14 points with Jen O'Lare leading all scorers with 16. The strong defensive play of the Lions throughout the game enabled Behrend to pull away as Lake Erie could only muster up 12 points i...
men's basketball [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 21 January 1999
men's basketball continued from page 1 with twelve minutes remaining, at 45-25. FSU played catch-up, and a foul shot with 6:30 remaining closed the gap to 50-39. But Behrend played strong during the stretch run and held on for the impressive win. Frostburg chose to run a full-court press the entire game, despite Behrend's ability to break it a majority of the time. "Because they pressed us, we had to adjust," guard Jason Paloskey commented. "Everyone played unselfishly and did a good job finding the open man." Statistically, Paloskey was the most unselfish of all, as he led the team with eight assists to go along with his eight points. Despite Frostburg's team height advantage, Behrend owned the offensive and defensive glass. Behrend out-rebounded their opponent Bovaird for two! 37-19. Center Chris Hughes dominated the inside and led the Lions with twenty points and eleven rebounds. Center Nate Willson also collected eleven rebounds and scored nine points. Guard Brock Bo...
Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 21 January 1999
Are you still interested in the NBA now that the lock-out has ended? "I've adapted to not watching it, so I really didn't miss it all that much. The shorter season will definitely make the league a lot different. But Jordan is gone; my team, the Bulls, will be completely different; so I don't have as much to watch for anyway." Damion Miller, 06, MIS "I know I wouldn't pay to responds - if they'll still go see a game, but I am interested to see how the general population I am interested in seeing how the whole situation Matt Bresee, 06, Commu pans "I'll still be a fan because I love the game. College basketball is better, though. The new to different teams, and will cause the older cap restrictions will send the better players players to try to stick around longer. There will also be a conflict after the next draft because there will be two crops of players with little or no NBA experience." Chris Buchanan02Pol Sci "I'm interested to see how Yeah, Jordan retir...
Scoreboard [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 21 January 1999
Scoreboard MEN'S BASKETBALL (11-2) Behrend 57 Lake Erie 48 Behrend 23 34 57 Lake Erie 26 22 48 Behrend Flayer FG 3-point FT Points Paloskey 4-7 2-4 0-0 10 LawrenceS-11 3-5 1-2 14 Emick 0-3 0-1 0-0 0 Hughes 5-10 0-0 7-9 17 Orris 2-4 0-1 2-2 6 Bovaird 1-4 0-1 4-4 6 Willson 0-1 0-0 4-4 4 Stritzinger 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 Park 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 Berchtold 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 Plizga 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 Jefferson 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 Keith 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 May 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 Totals 17-41 5-14 18-21 57 Assists: 5, Rebounds: 27, Blocks: 0.TO: 14 Lake Erie Myers 5-11 1-5 0-0 11 Veon 4-9 0-0 2-4 10 Jones 4-13 0-0 0-0 8 Naso 2-7 0-2 4-5 8 Zdesar 2-3 0-2 1-1 5 Winton 1-4 0-0 2-2 4 Weiler 1-3 0-0 0-0 2 Castrillo 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 Rose 0-4 0-0 0-0 0 Siefert 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 Kwasniak 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 Totals 19-54 1-9 9-12 48 C Assists: 10, Rebounds: 26, Blocks: 3,TO:12 Behrend 69 Frostburg 54 Frostburg 20 34 54 Behrend 31 38 69 Behrend Player FG 3-point FT Points Paloskey 3-7 0-4 2-2 8 Lawrence4-8 1-3 0-0 9 Emick 1-1 0-0 0-0 2 Hughe...
Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 28 January 1999
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Housing camp-out turns into chaos [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 28 January 1999
Housing camp-out turns into chaos by Nicole McGee staff writer This Sunday night the Wintergarden was full of students waiting to submit their housing contracts. Housing and Food Services began collecting them at 6:00am Monday morning. Eighteen hours beforehand, students began lining up and waiting in front of the doors to the Reed Commons. Students relocated all the furniture from the first floor of Reed Union Building to accomodate their wait. They took the couches from the back lounge and the student organization lounge. They brought stereos, videogames, chairs, bean bags, books, cards, pillows, blankets, and even a few televisions with them. Traditionally the camp-out had taken place outside the office of Housing and Food Services, but this year it was moved to accomodate the students. Although the Office of Housing and Food Services doesn't encourage this kind of sleeping out, they figured it would be more beneficial to comply . Acting Associate Dean of Student The Fu...
SGA UP AND RUNNING [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 28 January 1999
SGA UP AND RUNNING by Ayodele Jones managing editor It's the third week of the semester and now that classes have taken their usual course, students at Behrend can begin to ask what exactly is Student Government Association doing? SGA has already begun plans for the spring semester. SGA, which meetson Thursdays at 6 P.M. In Reed 113, has started to transform the budget process. The budget committee wants to make the budget process shorter and quicker; this will save student clubs the hassles and aggravations normally associated with this pro cess. SGA also wants to improve student life; one particular aspect being the way in which housing contracts for the following year are accepted. Students camped out in the Reed Commons on Sunday night in order to insure that they would receive the residence of their choice for next semester. Unfortunately, students who had spent the entire night in the Commons were skipped by people arriving at 6am. The SGA is especially proud of the "b...
Owner puts 2 million dollar price tag on Gateway [Newspaper Article] — Behrend Beacon (1998-2010) — 28 January 1999
Owner puts 2 million dollar price tag on Gateway Elizabeth Guelcher Layout Editor Although residents of Wesley ville and Haborcreek have been waiting out the drama of Gateway Rehabilitation for about the past three months, it seems that the end is in sight. With the victory of Gateway in the most recent appeal, all that stands between them and Kanty Prep is $2 million. The Gateway Rehabilitation Program was created for inmates who have been recently released from State prisons as a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center. This will be Gateway's second facility with the other located in Alaquippa, Pennsylvania. All of the residents of the Gateway facility would be Erie residents, which will house about SO men and women. The building is supposed to be leased to Gateway, but Ken Lochbaum, owner of the fromer Kanty Prep building, told residents at a meeting two weeks ago that the building is on the market for $2 million. At this point, buying the building is the only way communit...