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SUNYAC title, despite Ihree trips to the
finals in the past.
"I didn't want to leave here without winning an individual title," said Lcvine, a
senior who will be graduating in May.
"Taking the team championship makes it
that much nicer."
| n the second flight finals, Albany's Fred
Graber also defeated a player from Buffalo,
6-0, 6-1. Oabcr had suffered a knee injury
If the real mark of a sports powerhouse is
not the ability to capture a championship,
but to do so again and again, then Albany
State's mens tennis team deserves to be
regarded as a veritable dynasty.
For the fourth successive year and the
sixth time in the last nine seasons, the
Danes came out on top at the annual
SUNYAC championships, held Friday and
Saturday in Rochester, taking the team title
by compiling 35 points. Runner-up
Binghamton amassed only 24.
"1 knew that our team was strong
enough! but we hadn't been playing
especially well so far this season," said
Albany coach Bob Lewis. "I fell this was
one of our strongest learns though, and we
were really able to put il all together in this
lournament. I'm very proud. We did a really good j o b . "
Thai's an undcrslalemenl indeed. The
Danes so thoroughly dominated play thai
out of the 28 matches played they won an
astonishing 27, taking all six singles lilies
and two of the three doubles events in the
Playing in the first flight for Albany,
Barry Lcvine advanced to Ihe finals where
he easily disposed of Ihe University of Buffalo's Russ Tringali, 6-3, 6-3. Last year Tringali had been the tournamenls fourth seed
and defeated Levine, who had been ranked
first. This year the roles were reversed and it The varsity men's tennis remained SUNYAC champion for a fourth consecutive
was the second seeded Levine who emerged
year winning 27 of the 28 matches played in Rochester.
the victor. For Levine, it was his First
earlier in the year and as a result missed
many of his matches prior to the tournament. But evidently the injury did not
hamper his play and Graber captured his
fourth consecutive SUNYAC championship. That tics a record, held by Paul
Feldman, formerly of Albany, who won his
four tournamenls from 1975 to 1978.
Rob Karen, a junior who had previously
won two SUNYAC championships also added another title to his list of accomplishments, but nol without a struggle.
His opponent, Binghamton's Paul Tcrzano, look the first set 6-2 and Karen was
forced to buckle down and play determined
tennis to win ihe next two sets, 6-4, 6-2.
Likewise, Albany's Dave Ulrich also encountered difficulty in his match and was
extended to Ihree sets before his opponent
succumbed, 6-2, 4-6, 6-2. II was Ulrich's second SUNYAC title.
Invincibly, the Albany machine won both
the 5th and 6ih flight matches rather handily. Lawrence Elcllcn, n senior who decided
to sil out liis sophmore and junior seasons
after winning a SUNYAC title his freshman
year, defeated Barry Goldberg of Binghurnton In fifth flight play, 6-0, 6-3. Dave
Lcrncr, the sixth flight champion, won his
fourth consecutive SUNYAC crown by
scores of 2-6, 6-3, 6-3.
In the doubles competition, Albany experienced similar success. The combination
of Lerner and Ulrich downed Binghamton's
Eric Eicholz and Jim Clark in the second
flight doubles final, 6-1, 6-0, while the
In a single instant Saturday afternoon on
University Field, euphoric celebration turned into devasting sorrow. With just 25
seconds left in the game, the Albany State
Great Danes were spiritually uplifted after a
dramatic comeback scoring drive had put
them in front by three points all but assuring them off a victory over the Division II
Southern Connecticut Slate College Owls.
But victory was not meant to be as the
Danes painfully witnessed Owl Steve Compitello's 89-yard kickoff return steal the victory right from under their hands, 16-13.
Ironically, the senior Owl runningback
(and team punter) ran back the second of
two Albany kickoffs after the first one was
redone because of a Dane offsides penalty.
On the second fateful kick, Dane kicker
Tom Lincoln sent a long high boot deep into Owl territory, but weak pursuit on the
left side of the field allowed Compitello
with just the help of a few blocks to scoot
down the sideline untouched for the
"We changed the return set-up to what
we used to do because we thought that they
(Albany) would kick it differently. But they
didn't," said Compitello. "All I thought is
to run and run and that nobody was going
to catch me."
What make this loss a heart-breaker was
that the Danes had just reclaimed Ihe lead
two players earlier. Halfback John
Dunham busted into the end zone to cap a
59-yard scoring drive that originated with
defensive back Jim Collins interception
with 2:14 left to play.
Quarterback Tom Pratt, who completed
ten passes for 85 yards, hit Dave Soldini for
short yardage. Then, aflcr Ihc Danes called
a failed draw play to Patrick Harrison, who
gained 73 yards on Ihe day, Albany received
a break when pass interference was assessed
against Southern Connecticut advancing
the ball across midfield and giving Albany u
October 15,1982
By Glna Abend
first down. A second Owl penalty in the pounced on the ball well into Owl territory. scene for a critical fourth and inches play.
secondary moved the ball to the Southern But a crucial clipping penalty on a pitch to Owl head coach Kevin Gilbride decided to
Connecticut 39-year line.
Dunham helped negate the Danes' scoring let his quarterback Jim Sirignano keep the
Pratt then hit light end Jay Ennis along chance.
ball on that play and the sophmore signalthe sideline and, on the following two
The Owls took back the lead late in the caller got the first down.
plays, scampered for 15 years on his own fourth quarter. On first and ten near midA coniroversial defensive holding call
bringing the ball to Southern Connecticut's field Pratt flipped a costly pitch to Soldini. against Albany brought the ball to the five18-yard line. A play later, with just 30 The ball bounced off of the halfback's yard line but Kerry Taylor was thrown for
seconds on the clock, Pratt found Pete hands rolling behind him as Ihe Owls a big ten-yard loss. However, Sirignano hit
Mario on the Owl fivc-yacd line setting up recovered on Ihe Albany 30-yard line.
Taylor to bring the ball back to the original
the touchdown pilch lo Dunham a few
Southern Connecticut put their halfback line of scrimmage and then bootlegged the
seconds afterwards.
Mike Newton and fullback Dave Schmidt ball in himself for the touchdown.
"We came together when we needed it," into action. The duo took lurns carrying the Goodknight's kick split the up-rights maksaid Pralt who showed great poise as he ball to the Albany ten-yard line setting the
1 3 Plead the Danes in that last drive. 'It was a
descriptive effort of our character on offense, especially our line."
The lead changed hands several times
throughout the contest. A 35-yard field
goal off the foot of Owl kicker Dale
Goodknight accounted for all (he scoring in
the first half of play. The Danes had one excellent chance to score when they marched
down to the Southern Connecticut one-year
line, but, on fourth and goal, defensive end
Jerry Webb sacked Pralt to end the threat.
The lead shifled to Albany early in the second half. After a 39-year field goal by
Goodknight failed, the Danes took the ball
over at their own 22-yard line. Pratt handed
to Soldini for four yards, then threw to
Dunham for eight more. The next call was
one that has been very successful for
Albany in recent games and it worked, at
this moment, to perfection against the
Owls. II was a draw play to Harrison and
the sophmore back found a giant gaping
whole racing for a 55-yard gain lhat
brought the ball to Ihe Owl 16-yard line.
Fittingly, after four plays moved Ihe ball lo
Southern Connecticut's two-yard line, Harrison boiled inlo Ihe end zone for Ihe score.
Lincoln's kick was good and the Danes lead
Albany wasted another good opportunity
when a long snap went sailing over ihe head The Danes were shocked Saturday afternoon on University Field when a last seof punier Compitello and Dane Scott Loch
cond kickoff return beat them 16-13 to spoil their perfect record.
Man charged with 3 public lewdness crimes
Owls conquer Danes in dramatic finish, 16-13
By Marc Haspel
Netmen capture fourth straight SUNYAC title
By Randy Roth
An 18 year old Colonie man was
arrested by University Police October 6 and
charged with three counts of public
lewdness occurring at the lake area behind
Indian Quad. These are three of seven
reported incidents of males exposing
themselves on the SUNYA uptown campus
since the beginning of this semester.
According to police reports, Kenneth K.
Moro of 64 Washington Ave., Colonie, exposed himself and began lo masturbate in
from of a female SUNYA student near Indian Pond on September 25. The woman
told police I hat Moro drove up tile pond
road and slepped out of his car wearing a
t-shirt and shorts, He was perspired and explained he had just competed in a track
meet. Suddenly he pulled down his shorts
and began masturbating, Police said ihe
woman immediately reported the incident,
Moro is also charged with two almost
identical incidents occurring on October 3
and 5. The descriptions of the man coincided. Moro is of medium height and build
and has brown hair and eyes, and was wearing jogging attire. Police said they were able
to identify Moro through the clear descriptions they were given.
Moro was arrested while standing alone
at the lakeside and confessed then. The arresting officers described him as "embarrassed." "Male exposcrs often seem glad
when they're caught and are usually timid
men," said a high-ranking Public Safety official. "Exposing oneself is sometimes a
symptom of a psychological problem."
Moro appeared in Albany Police Court
last Wednesday and his Irial was postponed
lo October 28. Moro faces a maximum
sentence of one year on each of the three
In what appears to police as a separate
and unrelated incident, a female SUNYA
student was walking in the Commissary
area near Fuller Road on October 6, when a
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man in a car stopped to talk to her and then
allegedly exposed himself. After reporting
the license plalc number lo the Public Safely Department, "action is pending," according to Public Safety reports.
According to police statistics, exposure
episodes on campus arc reported approximately fifteen limes per year. From 1978 lo
1981, there were 52 reports of public
lewdness on campus. More exposure incidents occur during the lasl spring and early fall, while less occur during the winter.
Assistant Director of Public Safely John
Henighan and the Director of Affirmative
Action Gloria Dcsolc bolh noled lhai a
campus community with a large population
of young women may inspire lewd
The female students involved in these
types of incidents often wait a few hours
before nqtifying the police if they choose to
notify them at all, according to police
records. Police said this makes apprehension of these offenders quite difficult.
University Police said women have had
varied behavior reactions after being involved in exposure incidents. Many were
deeply offended and very embarrassed,
others were not.
In September, Ihree female SUNYA
students reported being involved in an exposure episode but "wailed six hours
before calling the police because we felt embarrassed and we didn't know what to
say." One of the three women said "many
people wouldn't consider this a form of sexual harrassment just because there was no
verbal communication. People should
•ridcrsland that il really is harassment."
Site also emphasized "that any victims
should call the police Immediately, Don't
be afraid to appear stupid!"
Dcsolc believed "lhat incidents of males
exposing themselves is not a benign situation." She felt that women should be aware
of the many resources available, and how to
use them. She suggested self-defense
workshops for women in order to learn appropriate behavior when faced with a situation such as a male exposing himself.
"Women should feel hopeful that help is
available to (hem. They should be informed
in order to prepare themselves." She
pointed out lhat "male exposure should be
laken seriously because it can be a disturbing experience for many young women, and
can have severe consequences." She said
lhat some young women may now be hesitant to go to ihc lakeside, or even to Ihe
library. "When these incidents have an
adverse Impact on women to be studiers or
workers, then it is Ihe responsibility of the
institution lo lake action."
According lo the Penal Law of Ihe Slate
SA polling place lawsuit heard before court
By Beth Brinser
SUNYA's student plaintiffs brought their lawsuit regarding SA's proposed on-campus polling place to the New
York State Supreme Court of Albany County Thursday.
The students, represented by SA attorney Mark Mishler,
are suing the Board of Elections and Election Commissioners Raymond Kinley (R) and George Scaringe (D) for
the right to vote on campus.
"I know how (the decision) should go," said Mishler,
"because the law is clearly on our side."
Judge George Cobb of Catskill is due to render a decision
within the next few days. Cobb was unavailable for comment.
SA President Mike Corso believes Cobb may be inclined
to be more objective towards the case since he is from Catskill, an area outside of the Albany area.
The suit has been brought about by SUNYA students
who are registered to vote in Albany Counly yet find il difficult to do because of the distance of polling places from
the campus.
The city division line between Albany and Uuilderland
has caused students on State and Colonial Quads lo vole in
Ward 15 of Albany's Third District, while Dulchand Indian
residents vote In the Guilderland district of Albany County.
The basis of the students.' lawsuits lies in Ihc fact lhat Ihc
Election Laws allows no more than 950 regislered voters in
a voting district.
There are 1,716 voters registered in Ward 15 and 1,015
volers in Ihe Guilderland voting district. Doth of these
figures violate the quotas.
William Conboy of ihe Albany Counly Attorney's Office
representing Ihe Board of Elections and its Commissions
said, "Our position is that Ihc time element makes it very
difficult (to do anything)."
"Any changes now," Conboy said, "might result in
substantial voter confusion and subsequent disenfranchisement."
Mishler said the defense "did nol come up with any
specific reasons why it's too late. It is our sense, it's not too
late. All they need to do is pull the cards with an address
listed as 1400 Washington Avenue."
The request for on-campus polling places is "not
necessarily consistent with the one man one vote law" said
Conboy continued to say thai the request "may result in
a district of 2000" voters.
However, that is nol the request. The request is for two
separate polling places for each of the two districts according to Jvlishler.
It has been noted that any election district may be
established for the convenience of ihe students. The inaccessibility of both the polling places to students has been
cited for the cause of low voter turnout in the 1981 elections.
Jeanne Buckley of Colonial Quad is a plaintiff because
this suit is supposed to guarantee students their right to
"I don't understand whal the hassle is," said Buckley,
"if il is going to encourage people to vote."
Another plaintiff is Lauren J. Waller of Dutch Quad.
She hopes Ihis suit will "set a precedent to help improve the
student voting block."
If the judge's decision is contrary lo the plaintiff's request, there will be an appeal, according to Mishler.
Mishler said thai if the appeal is nol favorable, another
suit will be filed next year ai an earlier time in the
SA President Mike Corso
Believes judge will lie objective.
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SA supports referendum to raise the tax fee
By Sieve Cosset
Founder faces fans
Man killed In Warsaw riot
Founder and editor o f Poetry Northwest,
Kizcr, will give a public reading of her poems Monday,
Oct. 18, at 7:30 pm in the Campus Center Assembly Hall.
Kizer will be visiting classes and advising student writers
during her stay at Albany.
Warsaw, Poland
(AP) Worker anger about the ban on Solidarity was
reported spreading to Poland's eoal and steel heartland
Thursday and the riots claimed their first victim, a 20-year :
old man shot by police.
The official P A P news agency said Dodgan Wloslk died
Thursday in a hospital after being shot Wednesday during
fierce street fighting in the Krakow steel-making suburb o f
Nowa Nula.
Get linear fitted
Professor Samprit Chatlerjee, of N Y U , will give a
statistics colloquium on " F i t t i n g Linear Regression
Models to Censored Data by Least Squares." It will lake
place Friday, oct. 15, at 3:30 pm in the Earth Science
Bldg., Room 140. Coffee will be served at 3 pm in Room
It was the first officially acknowledged death in the riots
pawned by the outlawing o f Solidarity last week.
Unconfirmed reports attributed to a Polish ham radio
'perator said two others died in Gdansk Tuesday evening,
md a government journalist claimed a worker depressed by
the upheavals killed himself by diving into a vat of molten
The Communist Party newspaper warned that new riots
and strikes could extend martial law, and the official information service Interprets said leaflets urging street protests
and a boycott o f pro-government unions set up in place of
Solidarity have appeared in factories in Katowice
Cuomo predicts morality
Albany, N. Y.
(AP) L l . GOV. Mario Cuomo predicted Thursday that his
gubernatorial opponent, Republican Lewis Lehrman
would soon begin a campaign that "concentrates on Moral
Majority issues."
Democrat Cuomo made the statement as he arrived at a
noon-time fund-raiser which drew hundreds o f state
workers and party faithful and may have raised as much as
$200,000 for the Cuomo campaign.
While Cuomo was busy raising money upstate, Lehrman
was trying to snare votes on Long Island with promises of a
lough line on the controversial and under-construciion
Shoreham nuclear power plant.
In Albany, the lieutenant governor said he expected the
shift in the Lehrman campaign tactics because o f criticism
of the millionaire businessman's tax-cut proposals. He
'.•ited, in particular, the objections raised Wednesday by an
influential Republican stale senator.
" I t would be illusory and misleading i f I were to tell you
lhat we can realize vast lax cuts and at the same lime maintain essential services," stale Sen. John Marchi, R-Stalen
Island, told a New York City television interviewer.
Reagan cautions voters
Washington, D. C.
(AP) President Reagan, insisting he is forging a lasting
economic recovery, cautioned voters not to be templed by
those advocating a return to " b i g spending and big
In a speech broadcast over Democrats' protest 20 days
before the election, Rcagai. said the country's problems
were years in the making and were the fault of big spenders
and people playing politics with the economy.
Democrats, however, pointed out that unemployment
has soared to its highest level in four decades during
Reagan's presidency and said his recovery program must be
" I was disappointed thai the president failed to propose
a single new measure to create jobs and put America back
to w o r k , " said House Speaker Thomas P. O ' N e i l l ,
" I f he thinks we should stay the course, he should ask
(hose millions o f American families who hase already
reached the end of the l i n e , " O'Neill said in a statemenl.
" I f he thinks Reaganomics is working, he should ask the
fellow who isn't.
Unemployment claims soar
Washington, D.C.
(AP) Despite President Reagan's claim that the nation is
" r e c o v e r y - b o u n d , " another 695,000 Americans filed firsttime claims for unemployment in the week ending Oct. 2,
the Labor Department reported Thursday.
It was the second highest Tiling since the current recession
set in during the late summer o f 1981, falling only 8,000
claims short o f the record 703,000 initial pleas for government relief lhat were filed in the week ending Sept. 18.
The 695,000 claims, placed with employment offices in
the various slates, were 12,000 higher than the previous
week's revised figure o f 683,000, the department's Employment and Training Administration said.
The agency also reported that in the week ending Sept.
25, there were 4,461,000 people claiming regular unemployment benefits under the basic 26-week payment period,
64,000, njqre than (lie previous week, ami the highest since .
the peak o f the 1976 recession.
Meet the University
Noled author and lecturer John Kenneth Galbraith will
speak at Union College's Memorial Chapel on Monday,
Oct, 18, at 8 pm. Galbrailh's lecture is: " M o n e y , the
Arms Race, and the Saving Tension." The talk, sponsored by Freedom Forum, is open to the public. Tickets
are $4, $2 for students, and may be purchased through
Christine C i o f f i at 87 Rapple Drive (456-7541), or at Ihe
Searching America
I f you think you've got what it takes, enler Ihe A l l Amcrican Collegiate Talent Search (ACTS). A l l conlestanls are eligible for a tour of Europe or the Orient for
the U.S. Department o f Defense. Auditions by theatre,
music and ballet companies will be awarded. Winners will
also receive cash prizes and scholarships for their schools
worth over $16,000.
Entries are being accepted now until Feb, I I , 1983. For
complete details contact Barbara Hubbard at (505)
646-4413 or Ihe student activities, music or drama department.
Closet chemist contained
(AP) Police searched for a second time the home o f a
"closet chemist" in connection with seven cyanide killings
as federal agents looked in Texas for a man accused o f trying lo extort $1 million from Ihe makers o f Extra-Strength
Roger A r n o l d , 48, an employee o f Jewel Food Stores,
had been held without bond from Monday to Wednesday
night while city detectives pursued what they said was circumstantial evidence that led them to consider him a possible suspect in the poisonings, homicide Sgt. Monroe
Vollick said.
"There are a lot of circumstances surrounding il thai
can't be overlooked," Vcllick said.
" l i e has not been discounted as a suspect . . . he is not a
strong suspect," said homicide Detective Roberi Brown.
Reagan delivers promise
Washington, D.C.
(AP) President Reagan, making good on his promise for a
bold attack on drug trafficking, is ready to unveil a major
new plan lhat will involve hiring up lo 1,000 more federal
agents and investigators, sources say.
The Justice Department said Reagan will announce the
plan in an address today In the department's Great Hall.
" T h e president's theme is 'whatever it takes,' in manpower or money,' said a government source, who asked
not lo be idcniified by name. He said the cost of the program might be around $200 million.
The plan calls for establishing lask forces in up to a
dozen major cities with each task force responsible for
fighting drug trafficking in a given region, Ihe source said.
A n d the administration will propose beefing up Ihe F B I ,
Ihe Drug Enforcement Administration and adding federal
prosecutors, the source said. Congress would have to approve any increased funding for the agencies.
El Salvador counters rebels
San Salvador, El Salvador
(AP) The government sent 5,000 troops backed by artillery,
fighter-bombers and helicopter gunshlps into northern El
Salvador Thursday to counterattack the strongest guerrilla
resistance in six months.
Stiff guerrilla resistance was reported and a national
guard commander in nothern Chalatenango province,
The I I th annual Community University day will take
place Sat. afternoon, Oct. 16, on the University's uptown
campus from noon to 5 p m . The schedule o f events includes performances, tours, presentations, displays and
learning activities; many related to careers and career
planning. A complete schedule will be available thai day
on campus. Parking and C-U Day events are free.
Be freed from Albany
Are you interested in studying in Spain? The Office of
International Programs will hold a meeting for Interested
students on Monday, Oct. 18, at 2:30 pm in U L B 36. Professor Luciano Garcia Lorenzo, Director o f ihe S U N Y A
program in M a d r i d , will speak at this meeting. For more
information, contact Deborah Hovey at 457-8678.
Global gathering for Goethe
22 scholars from around (he world will arrive at
S U N Y A Oct. 14-16 for an unusual symposium on the
German poet and dramatist Johann Wolfgang Goethe.
The symposium, conducted entirely in German was
made possible by grants and travel stipends from the
Foreign Foundations in collaboration with the College of
Humanities and Fine Arts.
where the massive countcroffenslve was concentrated
reported government casualties were heavy.
He said at least 10 soldiers were wounded Thursday mor
ning at El Jicarc. " T h e situation is pretty c r i t i c a l , " he said
"They've brought in a lot o f w o u n d e d . "
The commander, who did not want to be Identified, s.ik
reinforcements continued to arrive because o f unexpected!)
strong resistance at Las Vueltas, a lown of 5,000 people 51
miles north of the capital that about 700 rebels overran
Sunday night.
The leftist rebels are trying lo topple the U.S.-backed
rightist government of El Salvador.
" I t ' s all for them, not for m e , " said SA
President Mike Corso.
" W e don't live in a bubble. The world is
still going and inflation Is still g o i n g , " said
SA Vice-President A n n Marie LaPorta.
This semester has been a time when they
and the rest o f SA have been telling
students that SA needs money. It is still an
open question i f the students are going to
give il to them.
SA leaders believe lhat what money there
is this year is being well-spent. When questioned about spending $5000 on an event
like Fall Fest when the cash flow is tenuous
Schneyman replied, " Y o u can't ihink o f
everything in terms o f money. You have to
be a little human with it. We're not here 10
make a profit o f f the students."
However, larger functions like Mayfest
could especially feel the crimp. The money
to pay for Mayfest would be doled out
towards the end o f Ihe spring semester, but
there may nol be as much as originally planned remaining.
" Y o u can't say Mayfest won't happen
because it has been budgeted for. But it is
going to hurt how large the function is going to b e , " LaPorta said.
LaPorta thinks that the chances o f the
referendum passing hinge on how many
students vote, which is why she guards
against sounding optimistic. " V o t e r turnout in the fall elections is very low. That's
going to hurt u s , " she said.
T o facilitate passage, the SA Central
Council passed in September a bill that
allows a majority o f those voting to pass a
referendum, instead of a minimum o f 20
percent o f Ihe registered voters affirming in
the majority. The rule was passed in reaction lo Ihe failure last year o f a nuclear
arms freeze referendum 10 pass as only 19.6
percent o f those eligible actually voted.
That referendum will also be on ihe ballot
next week.
But the biggest financial setback for SA
is something it had no control over, ihe insiallion of WATS lines al the University
for long-dislancc calls.
Previously, S U N Y A had a lie-line lhat
was o f minimal cost lo groups like SA, but
more expensive for Ihe university as a
whole. "Groups used to have free use of Ihe
lie-line bin no longer," LaPorta said. N o w
they will be charged 23 cenls a minute,
which Corso estimated will come to
"$I0-$I5,000", approximately seven percent
of the budget.
Corso also blamed lust year's SA administration, headed by Dave Pologc, for
Complaints extend health insurance deadline
By Mark Hammond
Students complaining to be " m i s l e d " by
Ihe format of the Student Bill base compelled the Health Service 10 extend ihe deadline
to obtain health insurance to October 22.
About 25 students have come lo the
Health Center with medical claims only to
find they were not covered, according lo
Doug Bauer, S U N Y A health Insurance
The problem sit-ins to a line on the Student Bill which reads "University fee/Student Health Services f e e . " Bauer explained
that students believed lhat by paying the
mandatory $12.50 University fee assigned to
lhat line lliey were obtaining a year-long
heallh insurance policy also.
The "Sludcnl Heallh Services Fee" was a
$3.00 charge discontinued several years
ago, said Kathleen Wakcman, Associate
Tallahassee, Fla
(AP) A woman who said she was denied a lop post at ihe
Governor's Council on Indian Affairs because she is white
has been awarded $124,500 for lost wages, menial anguish,
humiliation and stigma.
Jan Tuvcson said in a lawsuit (hat she was fired in
August 1978, because (he council had a "distinct preference
and determination" that Ihe executive director's position,
which she was Hying lo gel, should be filled by a native
I n s u r a n c e r e p r e s e n t a t i v e D o u g Bauer
Students confused about health policy.
Giorgianni gets in shape
Maurice River Township, N.J.
(AP) Convicted sex offender Joseph " J o J o " Giorgianni,
who claimed life behind bars would be fatal because he
weighed more than 500 pounds, now walks 600 feet a day
and gels a special diet al a stale prison.
Giorgianni is "Just another prisoner" al Leesburg State
Prison, said James Stabile, a Department of Corrections
Before he went lo prison, Giorgianni, 33, said he could
walk only a few steps without becoming exhausted because
of his weight and asthma.
" F o r someone who wus reported lo be in such bad shape,
he appears to be doing pretty well with a program of diet
and exercise," Stabile said Wednesday.
Prison d o c t o r s have placed G i o r g i a n n i on a
2,50t)-ciiloilc-ii-duy diet twice a day, Stabile said.
preparing an unsuitable budget.
" T h e budget was written and proposed
unrealistic-ally. Lines in Ihe SA budget were
short o f actual expenditures," Corso said,
citing inadequate allocations for supplies,
postage and advertising, which he said was
left out o f Ihe budget altogether.
" F o r one, we are mandated to advertise
The necessity o f The Student Voice, a bicertain things as well as you need to
weekly newsletter published by SA, was
publicize certain things," Corso said. He also questioned. Objections have been raisestimated that advertising costs will total ed to student funding o f a potential form
O n next week's SA fall election ballot is a close to $1,000. Schneyman, who has to deal
for SA leaders 10 voice their views.
referendum to raise the student tax $13 a with all of SA's fiscal woes, said the Pologc
year to make it a $90 annual fee. Currently,
administration was " n o t the best money
Corso disagreed, calling il primarily an
the tax Is the second lowest in the SUNY
managers." T o make up for the gap, Corso
" i n f o r m a t i o n magazine" that was " a n
system next to Oswego, according to Corso,
has cut back on SA operations " l e f t and
outlet for SA constituent g r o u p s , " He also
and that, he said, " c a n ' t help but h u r t . " .
r i g h t , " in some areas as much as 30 percent.
said it was necessary for SA lo sometimes
" A s the year goes o n , it will become
Corso said that S U N Y A ' s SA is also at a
"cover its own spread."
more severe. By the end o f the year it will be disadvantage in comparison to olher SA's
I f the tax hike is not passed, SA leaders
devastating," he said, regarding present
in Ihe state since it docs not require partsee an average 10 percent cut in funding for
finances. The tax hike, i f passed, would
time students to pay any lax.
all groups. Virtually ihe only program that
take effect next semester. The lax funds
" I believe part-time students should be would nol be affected is Camp D l p p i k i l l ,
most student activities on campus as well as
paying a pro-rata fee," he said. A n y change- which has received a separate appropriation
all athletic programs which makes up the
in that nolicv would have to come from a since 1980.
bulk or the $511,000 SA budget.
referendum. Corso said he is investigating
" I couldn't see any groups being singled
Spiraling inflation, lower interest rates
the matter.
out for more or less," Schneyman said.
and unexpected cost have put Ihe SA in i l :
precarious financial straits leaders said.
Inflation went up, " w h i l e revenues
stayed the same a n d e x p e n d i t u r e s
Increased," Corso explained. Interest rates
have a bearing on SA since part o f ihe
budget is based on interest income from SA
a c c o u n t s . SA c o m p t r o l l e r
Schneyman estimated thai r e r a n rale drops
could put SA $6,000 short,
Woman denied position
The non-profit council represents nearly 20,000 Florida
Indians. A council lawyer, Algia Cooper, said after the
federal court j u r y verdict Friday thai there was no
discrimination against Ms. Tuvcson.
Director of Student Accounts. The fee
helped support Ihe Heallh Center.
Wakcman explained that Ihe Office of
Billing Accounts and Maintenance has been
using old Sludcnl Bill Forms which makes
no mention of the health insurance policy,
bin claimed thai students were asked i f lliey
wished to sign up for heallh insurance when
their Sludcnl Bill was handed in.
Until 1981, students could purchase heallh
insurance by so Indicating on the Sludcnl
Bill. Lnsl year, thai policy was changed by
Ihe Office of Hilling Accounts and
Maintenance because il was deemed an " I n efficient" program, said Wakcman. Now,
students must deal directly with Bauer on a
voluntary basis If lliey wish to be covered.
" I could see where ibis would be confusing," Wakcman admitted. She said the Office of Billing Accounts will make a new
Sludcnl Bill which will slress lhat health in-
i i i i . . . i .
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Now accopllng applications lor sludy loading lo
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Courses taught In English. Programs under guidance
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Transler sludenlsacceplod. Semester begins
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The $95 plan will cover any sludcnl up
until September 4, 1983, and is effective
whether Ihe student is articled by accident
or illness on or o f f campus. Coverage conlinues over summer vacation, but Bauer
stressed that, i f possible, a sludcnl with a
claim should report 10 the Heallh Center
first before seeking outside help. Informnlion concerning insurance is available at
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surance must be voluntarily obtained
through Bauer.
While Bauer claims "that we tried lo
advertise" the new system, a current enrollment o f only 15 percent of SUNYA's 15,000
students seems to indicate the advertising
campaign was nol too successful. He said
lhat a notice was included in SUNYA's
"summer packet" sent home lo alert
students of the new policy,
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of ihe costs were paid from a foundation
slock fund and bond portfolio thai was sci
aside years ago for use tis a building fund,
Right now, ihe Institute, located al 411
Stale St., Albany, has live graduate
students in residence and three faculty
members doing research on such public
policy issues as Medicaid, the dcinslitulionali/itlion of menial patients, and die affects of Incarceration on blacks, said Acting
Director of the Institute Dr. Wturen IIchinan.
A new p u b l i c a t i o n service
disseminate research findings I O commissioners and deputy commissioners of state
agencies and oilier organi/aiions, such as
the league of Women Voters, I he
Rockefeller Institute Reprint Service will
reprini articles already published by S U N Y
faculty. Also, new articles will be published
containing scientific findings that affect
New Yoik Stale, such us the huritifulness of
acid lain, and the decline Of die economic
base in New York Ciiy, sakl llehman.
Ihe institute has also developed a con
fcicncc seiies. I he lirsl conference will deal
wiih the deregulation of New v. oik Suite's
H e a l t h I n d u s t r y , where HO forinei
employees of the various Rockeicuer administrations will discuss die Impacted
police and dehl structures established during the Rockefeller governorship. Oilier
subjects planned lor fuiure conferences include ihe d e i n d u s l r l a l l / a t l o n o f the
Noiheasi and ihe affects of demographic
changes on higher education,
Ihe Slate Ulilveisiiv Research Foundation owns the 5 slot) brick and stone
lowiihouse that houses the Institute and
paid the estimated S6txi.ixxi in rennovation
I he house's availahilll) coupled with iis
location ileal the state capital and S U N Y A .
marie ii an attractive alternative to building
a new Institute, -.aid Morrell, " i f the) had
b u i l t an Institute llie cost probabl) would
have been p r o h i b i t i v e , " he said.
I he 1 oillldttlloh'x " m i s s i o n " also was a
fticlor, " I h e Research foundation was
established to engage in activities to
enhance SI M and lo luiiher the Univeisi
iv \ icseaich ami cduculioilul objectives."
sulci Diteciot ol I'uhlk A l l a n s foi ihe
ReseatJi I ouiidaiion, I iivinu I Inin.'
in tins light, sairl I inin, the renovation
and use HI then building b) llie Rockclcllci
lusiiiuic is "toiallv compatible with the
purpose tin which the Foundation was
Rockefeller I n s t i t u t e of G o v e r n m e n t
r /me III ( iipiml anil lampm
Hy Him Nissan
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assign proceeds
to Albany charity
With extensive S6(X),tXX) renovnilohs to
Ihe building now close to complete, llie
recently dedicated Nelson A. Rockefeller
Institute of Government is pursuing Its goal
of encouraging the "study and Improvement ol' government and iis services in ihe
The lour principle activities of the Institute, said University spokesperson Dr.
Marie Ruddcn, are: ( I ) advanced graduate
studies in government through Internships;
(2) a Senior Fellowship Program; U) the
research and study ol' specific problems facing slate government; and (4) die completion and review of public policy research.
with the goal of broadly disseminating die
Approximate!) half of the renovation
costs were temporarily taken from ihe Slate
Unlvcrsit) Keseureh Foundation's working
capital and will he repaid from Ihe revenue
generaied by the sale ol
Foundation-owned house on Washington
Avenue, according to Director of financial
Services for the Research Foundation,
.lames Morrell. Motrell said the olhci half
Introductory Lectures
Saturday Oct 16 and Sunday Oct 17
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New Rockefeller Institute studies government
In a long meeting that cochairperson lielsv Kvvusmun labeled
as " e m o t i o n a l , " die Telethon 'S.l
Neurofibromelosis Foundation,
Ihe Wlldwood School for Learning
Disabilities, and Camp Opportunities would be the three Capital
District organizations to receive
the funds thai will be raised Ibis
I eslie Epstein, of Ihe group's
publicity committee, claimed that
much discussion ami debute among
stuff took place in the long meeting
thai was necessary to narrow down
.1 list ol 16 possible charities. She
also pointed oui that the decision
u.is made alter much thought and
consideration In telethon stall.
Neurofibromelosis is a disease
which is not widely known about.
Ihe money will be used to educate
Ihe public about the disease.
File Wildwood School helps
children with learning disabilities
and Ihe handicapped. Epstein
remarked thai die school attempts
" t o help handicapped kids live
unrestricted in the w o r l d . "
money would be used to extend Instruction dining the summer months which is when the children
legress the most.
Camp Opportunities operates
summer ciimp for undcrprivilcdgcd
and d e p e n d e n t
downtown Albany. They need a
school bus lo transport 65 more
children lo camp ibis summer.
Telethon '82 amassed over 46,000
dollars, but co-chairperson Eileen
Ko/in feels dial the goal is not really so much to raise more than Ihe
previous year. "Telethon is not just
to raise money but to make ihe
community aware that S U N Y A
students want to become involved."
She fell that our reputation as college students would be boosted
through helping charities in the
Albany area.
This calculator thinks business*
TheTI Student Business Analyst
II there's o n e r h i n g n n d e r g r n d
business students nave always
needed, t h i s is it: a n a f f o r d a b l e ,
business-oriented c a l c u l a t o r .
The S t u d e n t Business A n a l y s t .
Its b u i l t - i n business f o r m u l a s
let y o u p e r f o r m c o m p l i c a t e d
finance, a c c o u n t i n g a n d
statistical f u n c t i o n s - t h e ones
t h a t usually require a lor o f
t i m e a n d a stack o f reference
b o o k s , like present a n d f u t u r e
value c a l c u l a t i o n s , a m o r t i z a tions and balloon payments.
It all means y o u spend less
time calculating, and more
time learning. O n e keystroke
takes t h e place o l m a n y .
T h e c a l c u l a t o r is just p a r t
o l i h e package. You also get
a h o o k t h a t follows most
business courses: t h e Business
Atuifvil Gititieboofc, Business
professors helped us vvrire i t ,
t o help y o u get t h e most o u t
of calculator a n d classroom.
A powerful combination.
T h i n k business.
W i t h the Student
Business A n a l y s t .
"OCTOBER'h, 1982
Fuerza Latins and The Puerto mean,
Latin American and
Caribbean Studies Department
Present Their
Cable TV considered for campus
Gii^e II
11:00-1:00 pm
Friday & Saturday
October 15 & 16
Lecture.- "Opporlunilles lor Minority Sludonls In Higher Education", Ms.
Carmen Cardona, Deputy Dlreclor. Oflco o l Hispanic Affairs, U.S. Dparlmonl of
Education, Washington, D.C.
By Robert Gardinicr
A project to equip the dorms with cable television
service is being favorably considered again Ihis year by
Student Services, according to student member Murk
Sclgclstcin, But Capital Cable Manager Wayne Hall
remained wary and called S U N Y A ' s proposal " a high
risk investment lor our company when the costs are
There were problems when the cable proposal was
first presented lor a student vole in 1980, Seigclsiein
said. "Even though there was a majority In favor only
1400 students voted and 1500 voles were needed lor the
survey lo be considered adequate. The project had
been dead since t h e n , "
Sclgclstcin added that the issue Is complicated
because students would have to pay a flat role added 10
their billing, and all the students would have to pay
whether ihcy wauled the cable or not, Added to Ihis is
the administration problem or who would eolicel the
money: would it be taken from tuition, activity Ices or
resident hills? According to Sclgclstcin, " W e are not
rushing Into it this lime we are setting up a committee
with administration and plan I O canvas student opinion. Nor do we want to step on any other campus
entertainment service."
Hall feels the propositi is a shaky one because o f the
various complications, " T h e r e will be no guaranteed
1:00-1:00 pm
Puerto Rlcan Film Festival
7:30 and 10:00
Humanities 354 Lounge
1:10-4:00 pm
$1.50 w/tax card
$2.00 w/out
Reception lor Parents and Friends ol Fue^a Latina
Public lewdness
•« Front Page
by Peter Schaffer
If you are offended by nudity on
the stage, please do not attend
of New York, public lewdness is
legally considered an
against public sensibility. "Exposure is not a violent a c t , " commented one university police officer. According to the Penal Law,
a "sex crime," by definition, must
include physical contact.
Ilenighan emphasized that there
is an emergency phone between the
tennis courts and the lake behind
Indian Quad, as well as a phone al
the back of each parking lot. Additionally, warning .signs and an
emergency phone have been installed in the women's locker room in
the Physical Education building.
This is in response lo the many occurences of males entering the
women's locker room in past years.
Now, that problem has been
eliminated, Henighan said.
I 1
year round service and we have l o consider illegal
hook-ups and possible vandalism l o o u r equipment,"
he said. Capital Cable demands that S U N Y A pay the
monthly bill in one lump sum. The company would I
rather not deal directly with the students, said Hall.
The initial Investment by Capital Cable is not small,
according l o Charles l.aMalfa, Chief Engineer al ECC
on campus. A n estimate o f S-tOO.000 was arrived al by
the joint efforts o f ECC and the Capital Cable C o . ,
which hold exclusive franchise rights for the campus
area, l.aMalfa explained.
" I t ' s a big project and would lake .1-6 months,"he
said. " E v e r y t h i n g on the u p t o w n campus is
underground, no high wires; and the architecture o f
the dorms makes il very difficult to run lines." A cable
sen ice Input now exists al ECC, front there it is led to
the Campus Center area on request and to the Rat.
" f h e problem will be gelling il front here out to the
four lowers," l.aMalfa said.
l.aMalfa warned the cable company is going lo be
very reluctant because Siudcni Services has decided io
provide outlets for lounges only, not suiies, in order to
save money, " I he Cable people make their money on
the number o f outlets. I f only the lounges uptown tire
wiicd you're looking tit about only 50-60 outlets, With
that number its going to take them a very long time to
make up (heir initial investment,"
However, Hill Drnddock, Executive Director o f
Campus Cinema Services, feels that the studeuis may
well want the cable Installed, I le also does not feel thai
the cinema services would be stepped on by lite cable
idea. " I t will he no competition to the cinema unless
l l l i t ) is installed. H U O gels movies before the cinema
does; it would be a definite c o m p e t i t i o n . "
l.aMalfa does see an alternative to Capital Cable.
" S U N Y A could easily have their own cable service by
selling up antennas and subscribing directly to satellite
transmissions like the Holiday Inns d o . " Ill this way
the campus would save alol o f money by hedging
around the cable company. He added that there is a
large enough community o f subscribers here to make
Ihis plan feasible.
Dean o f Student Affairs Neil Drown declined to
elaborate on the issue. " I t ' s a real complicated issue
and I feel il's too early lo give my opinion until more
research is d o n e , " he commented.
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problem all ol" us lace up here is trying to explain the role the paper plays. Our friends
will ask us from lime to explain it, and we
always keep sear chine for the perfect metaphor.
One person said that she felt the paper was like fast
food. After all. fast food is usually pretty cheap. The
ASP is free. That seemed 10 lit pretty well.
Past food is just that, fast. It doesn't lake long 10
eat. Hie ASP averages about 2A pages — about 40
percent of rt hich are ads — so it really doesn't lake 10
long to cook. We don't have much lime to prepare
each issue — only a lew days — so that seems appropriate.
Anoihei editor added ihai It's convenient. His
reasoning was thai you can find quite a few fast food
places around You can find this paper in a lot of
places - on the quads, in the Campus ('enter, in the
•academic ballings, on lite downtown. Now on
I ridays you can find n in mail* shops, restaurants,
and bars downtown.
We all agreed that fast loud satisfies iii.it craving,
bin it's 1101 really filling. Well, the ASP certainly
can't fill everyone's social, emotional, political ami
-csu.il needs, bin we do what we can wiih the lime
and resources we have. \Ve lake the edge off.
When economic limes are belter, almost anybody
can get a job Hipping burgers at a fasi loud place.
Regardless of economic limes, almost anybody can
do something "at the paper. Also, if sou really don't
like the way the hamburger lasics, you can cook'em
the way sou like when you're working there. Same
applies ai the ASP.
Some other aspect of fast food didn't sit loo well,
though, lasi food reali) isn't scry good for you.
While Ibis newspaper certuinl>. isn't an intellectual
masterpiece, il docs have it's educational purposes.
And il's a hell of a loi heller for >ou than IV.
We looked al our lisl of analogies between
food and the Albany Sli'ltleni Press. It's cheap, i
convenient, takes the edge off, and accessible,
didn't like the part about not being good for you
we thought about fast food dial's good I'oi you,
We thought, and argued, and linalls emu to ihis
Voting Wrongs
The arguments have been given and the
judge is making his decision. SA's suit to
establish an election district and polling
place on campus went to court yesterday,
and now it's only a lew days until we know
if students will have the polling place on
campus they legally deserve.
Last Sunday's edition of the Times-Union
carried an editorial on the topic of the oncampus polling place. It was a rather con-
descending piece that asked if these students
in the prime of life couldn't walk the one or
two miles to the present polling places. The
editorial missed the point. Election districts
are not determined by age or occupation of
the inhabitants: they are established for the
convenience of registered voters to encourage voting.
Luckily, the editorial writers of the
Times-Union do not sit on the bench of the
Albany County Court.
The en-suing tendency
A Colorado Worn.ill's child was kidnapped In liei c\
husband, lire boy's lathee. Stic was •undcisinmluhls upset to,
lind mil her es-luisbaiid appealed on Phil Donahue's
popular dayiiine show, pleading the ease ol a man who lei.
the couris had. IHILCLI hnti ro kidnap his own son 1>\ awarding lull cusiod) 10 die mother and severing his legal paternal lies. I he woman was furthci frustrated 10 find she
could eel no iiHoinialioii on his locaiion. Neither Phil
Donahue nor anyone invoked Willi his show had am idea
where Ire was before die show or where he weni ufler. She
reacled lo liei anger in a typical modem Aiueilc.ui fashion;
she is suing die producer- of Phil Donahue's show loi SID
million. Perhaps Phil Donahue and his n-sociuics have
done something wrong, (hough it seems io me ihal
dissenleisol I he law should base die Jinnee in speak oui. II
dies weie wrong iheir ileln is m SIMCIS, not lo alls individual. Right or wrong, vvhai claim Joes this woman have
lo SID 1111111,111?
Brad Hodgins
I here is an emerging fendene) jot people lo sue il there is
-s .-il a remote chance ol making a killing. I lie civil couris
esisi ro eorreei injustice and demand fait lestitutioa ro ihe
injured. I lies are beginning lo lesettible "Dialing lor
Dollars' . Ihe slakes are high and the eoillestatu has
nothing lo lose In spinning the .sheet.
I he pretests lor suing .ne becoming increasing!) bi/atre.
lust lee Marvin ssus sued In Michelle Marvin, In- long
lime mistress, for support aflet tlieii telttlionship was terminated. I.ee Marvin had supported iln- woman dining
iheir relationship slid she enjoyed a standard ul living she
would never have been able to maintain otherwise. A man
. I.limed under oath that she also enjoyed his sexual favours
on a regulat basis, since she had been supported In I ee
Marvin for so long, Ms. Marvin maintained he was
obligated io supporl hei lor ihe rest ul her lire. I his vsas the
basis ol her s.ise. Judge Marshall ruled Ihal Iheii relation
was not marriagelike. One would suppose dial would be lbsend of it. but Judge Marshall ruled thai she be awarded
$104,000 anyway. Palimony was born and made Icgitmatc.
Besides entitling Ms. Marvin lo a latge sum ol money, this
decision sei a regreiable precedent which caused a greal
deal ol he.in.Kiie for innocent people.
Ihe saddest ease among die palimony suits m.tv well he
ihe one Marilvh Harnell brought against Bill) Jean (sine
Ms. King had often been ridiculed as a 'dskc' In the iciinruut and Ihe chauvinistic. She i- a courageous ladv who
single-handcdl) made women's tennis a legitimate spon m
the e>es oi die public, A strong, successful woman is bound
to make enemies. Bill) Kan King r- ahoa woman who pri/.,! her privac) greatly..Everyone has sesieis ihe;. do not
.sail! e x p o s e d ; not t o a n y o n e , pot ever. Il il hajt lint been
lor the pfecctSenYo'r tnc Marvin •• Maiviri case, u is doubt-
ful thai Maiilyn Darnell vsould ever have sued Hilly Jean
King. Bill) lean King was forced lo read publicly. Ihe
whole world gor to see Ms Bill) Jean King, Ihe famous
'rough bftch', choke on her emotions and sas she had an affair with another woman, file judge, Julius M. title, ruled
for the Kings without qualification, lie said Ms. Uaineii
was guihs ol "unconscionable conduct" and added ihal
she "realls is n«t coming into a conn ot equity with clean
hands." liven so. the Kings lost over SI.5 million, mostly in
commercial contracts, and no restitution can be made for
iheir emotional suffering.
Another palimony ease that is, perhaps, esen more absurd was filed by Vicki Morgan against Mrs. Bloomingdale
and die eslale ol' her deceased husband, Alfred 1;. Bloomillgdale. Vicki Morgan vsas Bloomingdale's mistress for
several sears, and she fell her special relationship entitled
her io SI I million beyond what she had already received,
\s if ihe public disclosure was noi of sufficient embarrassment lo Mrs. Bloomingdale, Ms. Morgan described in
delail sadislie sexual ads Mr. Bloomingdale allegedly performed with her and several other women. As in die King
s.ise ihe iudge ruled justly. He said,"It was not the intern of
die Supreme Courl to establish a'Mislrcss Recover) Act'."
Also, as in ihe King case, ihere can be no compensation for
die damage done to the defendants, The problem i-. thai
lacking self respect, neither Marilyn Darnell oi Vicki
Morgan had anything to lose. Some penalis should be
devised for behavior like theirs.
The abuse of die couris has nol be confined lo e.ise- involving ihe rich and famous. A surgeon can in all sobricl)
make a human error and be sued for more nionev than lis'
could make iti several years, even if lite patient lull)'
recovers. It is true dim his insurance compan) will pas the
claim, but malpractice insurance can account loi a large
portion of any surgeon's income. This naiurallv increases
ihe cost of medical care. In the long run il is the public vv ho
fools the bill. A paiieni who is injured hv malpractice
deserves compensation, but it should not be Ihe best lliitij
dial eser happened lo him/her. A case in poini is the greal
'nasel sictory' of Virginia O'Hare. Alter undergoing a 'hells luck' operation she awoke io find her belts button slightly off center, and she had a scar. She claimed ihis made her
an emotional wreck and eompletel) ruined her ses Irk1, site
was awarded S854.2I9. I submit that Ihis is esse-.i.e. I furllier submit thai die current method of litigation should be
reformed. Equity should be ihe standard ol justice.
Nn,Y&S~ IT'S TH&W&TY THM NWfe W&mm>
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October 15
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Editor's Aspect Inside;. •
October 19, 20, 21
( V O T E FOR U P T O T W O )
I agree to an increase in the student activity fee from $38.50 tb
$45.00 per semester.
I )YES { )NO
, , ,
R E F E R E N D U M 2:
"In order to enhance our security, the students of the State University
of New York at Albany do hereby urge the New York Congressional
Delegation to call upon the United States government to negotiate with
the Soviet Union an immediate, mutual U.S./Soviet halt to the nuclear arms
race. We further urge the government to negotiate a permanent
U.S./Soviet freeze on nuclear weapons as a necessary first step toward
reductions In the nuclear arsenals of both nations." ( )YES ( )NO
Autumn trees, stripped and battered, were full of wind and motion. The foggy street was silent and held the yellow moonlight in its
eerie mist. It seemed as if the light was poised upon Ihe haze, hanging with mysterious ease and parting only to let the shadows of an
occasional person walking by. Lining the sides of the street were
various houses and buildings, on this night, my eyes fixed on a
large, almost triangular shaped building. A large cross burned
through the fog. A church. A place to pray to God Standing in the
empty street, I suddenly had a tremendous desire to communicate
to some higher being, to decipher, in any small, pv even trivial way,
some philosophical aspect of being. Being fairly unfamiliar of the
church,(or any church, for that matter)! longed to understand why
we were put on this earth and why we are who we are. If there is a
God (and yes, I am frightened to think there might be one. if I don't
believe) explain all the inherent inequalities, the hatred, the fear. A
much thought of thought, of course, but still no justifiable anwswer.
Has the Messiah come, will s/he ever come, and just what the hell is
s/he supposed to do if s/he gets here? Stand in the middle of Beirut
and hold up a white flag? Get Breznev, Reagan, and Khomeni
together for a tete-a-tete? Turn El Salvador into a country club? Why
can't we seem to control things ourselves? Has God really died, as
Neltzsche has suggested, or have we merely lost him? The long list
of questions mount, and avalanche together, careening out of control. But still we wake up every morning, kill, rape, or maim another
person, and leave the questions for someone else to worry about.
Do we seek G o d , or is it the miraculous we really want? If there truly
Is a God, I can just see him sitting up In heaven mocking us. (oh, by
the way, where's heaven?) We have formidable religious organizations, designated holy leaders, and we still kill over Islands of sheep.
and have people lying in the streets while others kick them In the ribs
as they die.
And here we are safe and secure at SUNYA, worrying about
grades, and what we will do when we get out of school. Nevertheless, last night while I was doing production for this paper, I watched a janitor get down on his hands and knees to clean the floors of
our campus center. I watched him and 1 wanted to cry. At that moment, I hoped that there was a God. and that he also saw this man.
could deliver him from any pain, and make him king of the world.
The legendary Carroll speaks out,
Mr.H.-K.D., Clarke, and Miles share
hot licks and rhetoric
6a- 7a:
An opiate for the masses,
an untimely death?
An exclusive, holy viewpoint
8 a - 1 1 a : Sound and Vision:
Equus gallopes a winning race,
Damian describes a Romeo with
a Void, double^M.G.T., and more
Zhe Pudz meet Zhe Zpiders,
and of course, Spectrum . . .
Cover and 5a
photographs by Michael
Word On A Wing
"We are in the hands of the Lord?" she
The insincerity slipping in among the truths roused
made this world? she asked. With her mind she had
always seized the fact that there is no reason, order,
justice: but suffering, death, the poor. There was no
treachery too base for the ivorld to commit; she
knew that. No happiness lasted, she knew that.
(Voig (orup to1S)
'Virginia Woolf (To The Lighthouse)
So long as man remains free he strives for nothing
so incessantly and so painfully as to find as quickly
as possible someone to worship.
•Fyodor Dostoevsky (Brothers Karamazov)
With all that's clear, be honest with yourself'
I AX t AKI > !• •.)! IIKf I ) I D W>TI M i l ' ( I N I I ' A I
there's no doubt no doubt
her, annoyed her. . . How could any Lord have
-Yes (Jon Anderson)
4a perspectives;
Does Westy Have A Case?
ependlng upon whom you ask
the CBS News documentary
"The Uncounted Enemy: A Vietnam Deception" either "stirred almost no
controversy" (The Nation) or "came under
attack- virtually from the moment It was
broadcast on January 2 3 . " (Time) Either
way, it has taken General William C.
Westmoreland, former commander of the
United States military forces in Vietnam,
nine months to file a libel suit aqalnst CBS
Inc. for saying he was Ihe head of a "conspiracy, to suppress and alter critical Intelligence on the enemy" during the Vietnam war.
. Not surprising; General Westmoreland
was the first to discredit "The Uncounted
Enemy;" three days after the broadcast, he
called a press conference at which he attacked Adams, declared many of his taped
statements Inoperative, maintained he had
been "ambushed" by the reporters from
CBS who never warned him exactly what
they Intended to question him about, and
said that the "notorious reporter Mike
Wallace (prosecuted) me In a star-chamber
but unprecedented step In the netwrrk's
history. A n eight-page memorandum on
the 68-page report was released lit July,
and conceded that the news division had
committed five substantial violations of
CBS's Journalistic ground rules.and other
lesser lapses and "judgement calls." Sauter
admitted that whether by accident or
design, material relating to one set of
events was connected to another unrelated
set of events, while the show's creators
were guilty o' comblnlpp answers from
several questions on the same subject Into
Should the court decide that Ihe
d i d I n d e e d contain
falsehoods, Ihe case may turn CBS's unfot
tunate use of the word "conspiracy." The
network has since discredited llial In in ; •
Westmoreland Insists the damage has bi •
done by accusing him of a "crln
punishable by Imprisonment and fine In
that case, Ihe examples ol |ournal I
misconduct cited by ihe TV Guldi
and Ihe CBS Investigation may be suffli Ii il
enough for the defendants -Sautet Ctlli
Wallace and A d a m s - l o (ail ihe "actual
malice" test.
But CBS has some strong polnl as •
Asserting that CBS has damaged Ihe
I general's personal and professional reputa! tlons by knowingly and recklessly broadj casting false statements In the documenj tary. Westmoreland is asking $120 million
In compensatory and punitive damages,
By doing so. Wo stmoroland. Is bringing to
head an Issue vhlch may. again accorling io whom yoi i ask. either "constitute a
L'IIIPUS threat Io ii {dependent journalism in
ur society" (Vat . Gordon Sauter. preslsnl of CBS News) c create "Ihe oppormlly to vigorously | Investigate General
Westmoreland and the Army's conduct
ighoul the
[The New York
nnuary documentary, produced by
Crile and reported by him and
Mike ' allace, accused Westmoreland of
systematically suppressing accurate
estimates of growing Viet Cong sltenyth
during ihe year before the l % 8 Tel offenslve The program said that through 1967
Westmoreland never reported an enemy
Infiltration rale of more than K.000 a
mould, even though some officers believed
that as mamy as 25,000 North Vietnamese
troops a month were entering the south
during the fall of that year.
Such claims were hardly news; as early
as March of 1968 Nell Sheehan of The
Times offered a full account of unexplained
effdrts by the military Io hold down the
numbers. But In the CBS documentary, six
A r m y officers
I Westmoreland's alleged misconduct, while
i Westmoreland conceded he had rejected
Army Intelligence's estimates because "the
p e o p l e in W a s h i n g t o n were not
sophisticated enough to understand and
evaluate this thing-ahd neither was the
The hero of the piece was former CIA
analyst Sam A. Adams, who was paid
$25,000 to research and help shape the
documentary, and who also appeared on
air as a principal witness for the conspiracy
theory he had developed after ten years of
media, along with verdicts unfavorable to
them, have proliferated consistently since
1976, may be the general's greatest advantage.
As a " p u b l i c f i g u r e , " General
Westmoreland must prove not only thai
the statements made In the documentary
were false, but also that they were made
"with malice." A 1964 landmark decision
by the U.S. Supreme Court, 'New York
Times Co. us, Sullivan, defines malice as
"knowledqe that a statement was false or
not." The general's lawyer, Dan M. Burl,
15 c h a r g e s a g a i n s t
Westmoreland which he said were "false
unfair, innaccurate, and defamatory."
Other disavowals would follow, but
none with the impact of a cover slory in the
May 2') TV Guide. Not known for its Investigative journalism, the magazine
published an 11 and a half page story called "Anatomy of a Smear," describing
" H o w CBS News Broke the Rules and
'Got' Gen. Westmoreland." Written by
Don Kowat and Sally Bedell, the slory
made 18 allegations against " C B S
Reports." including charges thai CBS ignored evidence that contradicted Its conspiracy theory, rehearsed the interview of a
friendly source (Adams), and grilled " u n friendly witnesses with prosecutorial zeal."
The article noted that producer Crile and
his colleagues went into the project with a
pre-concelvecl notion of what their conclusion would be, and they "demonstrated a
disconcerting tendency to consign interviewees who contradicted it to the cutting
room floor."
The CBS reaction to the TV Guide story
was to launch a six-week Internal Investigation headed by news president Sauter and
veteran producer Burton Benjamin, an all
one answer. When the general later sent
documents "correcting" his recollections
about the VC Infiltration, CBS made one of
those "judgement calls" and decided to Ignore the data.
The months following the CBS inhouse
investigation were marked by concessions
and rejections. Westmoreland had been
asking CBS for a public apology, then a <15
minute retraction, and a compensatory
payment for the harm he suffered. Sauter
rejected all of the requests, instead offering
Westmoreland 15 minutes of unedited
reaction time on an hour-long prime time
"sequel" to the documentary. The general
refused to appear on the panel-type followup. But the spector of the lawsuit made all
discussions moot, and the sequel has been
Indefinitely post-poned.
Does the general have a case? One factor working to his advantage if the fact that
his home state is South Carolina, one of
the few states, according to The Times, in
which lawyers generally concede that the
advantage Is with the plaintiff. That, coupled with the fact that libel actions against the
While Ihe TV Guide article Implied
views of at least witness, Col >
Hawkins, had been i
documentary's edilois,
views by Newsweek with lawkii
TV Guide
Hawkins felt he hail been represent! i ai
curately. TV Guide aho aevei mention tl il
Westmoreland had telephoned Hawkln:
four limes to say that his remarks had 1 i
taken out of context and Hawkins refused
nor that Westmoreland had been sent a lei
ter describing the subjects CBS Intended Ii
Yet even If CBS should win the lawsuil
the huge expense of the legal process and
possible negative public reaction miyht do
irreparable harm to the already tarnished
reputation of the press. According Io Miles
Gullingsurd, a free-lance writer and Vietnam vet quoted In a article in The Village
Voice, "the lawsuit could stifle the kind of
journalistic investigation still needed in
order for this country to come to terms with
Vletnam--and to keep It from happening
Other critics of Ihe U.S.'s Involvement
take an opposite, though not contradictory, tack. According to Bob Brewin, who
writes a television column for The Voice
and Is also a vet, "In a way I'm glad thai
Westmoreland has filed his suit. If we do
refight the Vietnam War in a South
Carolina courtroom, the first casualty of the
war, Ihe truth, may finally be served." [J
And Justice For All
his will be my first column of the
year, as I've been having a bit of a
writer's block the past several
on the sly.
That's not to say that, If pressed, I won'l
acknowledge a spade when I see one. My
world-views, which I at least believe to be
largely accurate, are rarely articulated well
In public fora. With the critical edge removed, I may be able Io present them even
more effectively than In the past.
The problem is with what I've been attempting to write about. All about me 1 see
false assumptions leading to rather Idiotic
behavior on the part of some members of
the University community, and In the past
I've enjoyed attempting to point out exactly
where they've missed the boat.
Jonathan Miles
Lately, though, I've become dissatisfied
with my dissatisflcation. Perhaps I've only
been a reactionary, although I've always
tried to temper my criticisms with some
upbeat advice on how to straighten things
Last week I was briefly enthused while
writing a commentary on the "Take Back
the Night" hysteria, but midway through I
stopped and realized that it was too controversial and It wouldn't do anybody any
good anyway. This week I had a nice critlque going of our relatlvlstlc curriculum, but
again 1 didn't have the heart to go through
with It.
I guess I've Just been attacking the symptoms, rather than the cause of the human
problem. Like Christ, when he saw Ihe
harlots and tax-collectors go In, and have
dinner with them rather lhan preaching at
them about what they were doing wrong.
I did write one column that was allrlght,
about the significance of Rosh Hashanah
and Yom Klppur, but It was killed after being(tubbed"rdlgloiispr^^
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I've always felt that losing "the Idealism
of youih" was really just copping out, and
I've always disliked the common practice of
not calling a spade a spade. But I'm finding, maybe later than the rest of you, that
there Is a maturation process which
changes one's priorities. So In the future I'll
see If I can't write some positive, helpful
things and still be interesting. Maybe I'll
even sneak In some religious propaganda
I never use the word " I " In my writing, by
the way, so I bridle slightly at whal I've just
written. I'm not at all usually prone to this
bared-soul introspection. It's really kind ol
tasteless to write about one's self, so please
realize that special circumstances forced me
to it.
Also, have you heard about the 300
million dollars the State Dormitory
Authority had invested in a firm that went
broke? Apparently only a fraction .pi lli.it
money will ever be recovered. The funds
were meant for construction of new
buildings on stale campuses, from whal I
Thai's quite a blow to the university
system, but for some reason It's gotten very
low media exposure despite the fact that
$300 million Is quite a sizable sum.
Bella Donna
ech Walesa wears a picture of her
on his lapel. The previous
generation of his countrymen
went meekly to the gas chambers whispering her name. Her power is just as great today as II ever was despite centuries of Intellectual and theological disdain. The Intensity of her adoration has threatened the
Church establishment since the Borgia
Popes. It could be dlsmlssed'as fanaticism
but that would be poor judgement
to worship their pain. In the end freedom
becomes a dangerous proposition since
only her love can set us free.
There is nothing more tragic in people
than the ability to hope. To some, life is
•such a nightmare that hope becomes
sti onger than the will to live. The cul,
thrives on such spiritual cripples. Here Our
Lady becomes a heartless tyrant. We've a!
heard of people who grab the plastic statue
on the dashboard as they go sallinj
through ihe windshield at HOmph. In tht
(ace of despair hope becomes instinctive.
Ti i her credit she does compare well with I
the iwo major male deities. Yahweh Is !
ruthless and vindictive and the bible show I
how arbitrary and destructive his wrath car
be. Allah is a warrior, dividing his time bet J
wee i the world of Islam and the world oi
war She picks up the pieces when they
make the world tremble, she forgives, even
those who killed her own son. and most o
•ill she suffers rather than inflicts. Thi
Madonna is the God of the peasants, tin.
prisoners ^\u\ all those who choke on tin
dust raised by the mighty.
And where do I stand in all this? I don'
believe In any visions from above, I don't
expect a visitation on one of those blealmoiuings when my little room looks mart
like ,\n eremite's cell than anything else
Whal people believe is fine with me but
when you go to sleep at night you're alt
alone no matter whal you ihink or whe
your friends are. Our doubts have much
less mercy lhan our
Sometimes 1 have evil intentions but I'm
proud of them I'm not sorry, not guilty
and 1 don't have to be forgiven.
Veneration for her is a direct result of <i
growing sense of crisis and futility especially
among the wretched of the earth. Potentially she could have as much impact on
world events as the Islamic Revolution and
could quite easily take us by surprise as the
Aya'Tolah Khomeini did. Yet to us she remains an enigma although the feminine image of God as mother is still with us. She
remains as Blessed Mother, Queen of
Peace, Our Lady of Mercy, Refuge and
sacrifices to the various phases of the
moon. The blood would be poured over
certain sacred stones and prophecies
would be made from the traces left on the
rock. This was done in ritual wot ship of the
moon goddess. Christianity was simply not
strong enough to suppress that part of our
culture, To this day the Irish remain
superstitious and ritualized while their
religion smacks of mysticism. From the
Danube in the east to the river Royne. the
moon goddess, mother of the earth.made
the easy transition to the Virgin Mother of
God. It was she and not the Christ or the
complex cosmology of the Trinity, that
converted the Slav, Celt, and Teut
And where is this cult today? It has much
less of an Impact on us in America We enJoy a great deal of security and material
The worship of a female deity is more or
less alien to our Judeo-Christlan heritage.
It's most likely the result of our preChristian roots, Christianity required a rejection of the idolatry common in most
'convert' communities. Often this was more
than most missionaries or forced conversions could accomplish. Old ways die hard
and most tribes couldn't accept the new
faith without Incorporating a great deal of
their own symbols and totems Into it. In our
dark pagan past. In the cold barbarian
north, my people, the Gaels, made human
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prosperity often at the expense of those
less fortunate and less civilized in the
peripheral regions of the twentieth century.
In the name of liberation, cities have
been leveled, people killed needlessly and.
nothing gained but chaos. In the darker
parts of the world each generation, armed
with its new convictions brings forth upon
itself a new plague. To those who suffei
through this trauma, most notably In Latin
America and Poland, the new world litis
nothing to offer but holy despair The cull
of the Madonna becomes a focal point of
their frustration. The quest for raw
materials and the good life leaves them
numb. Adoration becomes a reaction
.igainst the present. Those who sulfer identify with the personification of suffering in
ihe Messed Mother. Eventually I hey come
Taking Liberties
Andrew Gil & Jon King
hen was the last time you were
cool enough to admit to yourself
that the world don't owe you a
thing? For that matter, no one is required
or held responsible for you achieving the
goals you desire. I've been told by some
that the only things that life has to offer are
taxes, death and trouble. Not necessarily In
: h at particular order.
Having said all that; 1 would like to tell
straight though I'm looking for and expecting a high sexual yield from this particular
investment. Do I make myself clear. Eric?"
Eric nods showing his willingness if not
quite eagerness to meet the terms of the offer.
"Ms. Carson. Millie-you don't mind If I
i all you Millie? When does this Investment. !
is you put il. begin?"
"I'm a fair person. Eric. I thought that
next, week would be soon enough. That
should give you some time to adjust to the !
situation. How about dinner Friday at my :
place Io close the deal?"
It is also apparent that the people would
prefer the lies of the West to the horror
of the East
Hubert-Kenneth Dickey
Somewhere along the line, the people of
this country have come to think of
themselves as members of an advanced
and privileged society. It hasn't dawned
upon most of us yet that, all the individuals, when grouped together, form
this, pardon my expression, "great
society". Our fearless leader has informed
us that now is the time to get government
off people's backs, What he has so willfully
forgotten is that historic.illy, this society has
never been able iMid or willing to meul the
needs of the populace.
The very Idea thai millions upon millions
of Americans do noi care to realize thai
they are the working class, astounds me
liui then again, I'm astounded very easily.
It is also apparent thai the people would
prefer the lies of the West to the horroi of
the East. It is not my purpose then, in
writing this, to move anyone away from his
heartfelt beliefs. I seek only to remove the
dark paint of lies from Ihe discussion
America is not the greatest country on
Earth. The mere fact that I can say this is
not proof that we are free, however, And
before someone says that if 1 don't like it
here, I can leave; let me remind him that
speaking your mind Is not supposed to be a
crime here, Even if what you have to say is
not likely to receive the majority of popular
that will be alright witli y o u " A nervous
tension fills the air much like smoke would
fill a room. F.rlc's voice doesn't show it. but
ihe palms of his hands feel like they are in a
"Eric, why do you Insist upon being so for
mal? We cc\n both be adults about this
the story of one man's fight against all the
odds. Our story begins on a crisp, cool
autumn day. The early morning sun burns
away the fog. frost and dew. The reflected
light upon the multicolored trees gives all
who are lucky enough to witness it. a jolt of
pure life.
We, ft seems, can own ourselves
In imagination.
Who owns what you do?
Who owns what you use
In the living quarters of one Eric T.
Walker, the world seems cold and hostile.
The only steady job Eric has been able to
find, laid him, and two thousand others,
off. The rent is due. I should say past due.
It seems that Eric had only been working
for three months. He had not paid any rent
before, because he and the landlady, if you
will pardon my French, used to work it off
In trade, Well, he was young, and she certainly was willing.
All that is in the past now It seems now
that Eric has lost his job. she wants hei back
rent, now; all three months worth Eric, of
course, like most of us. still can't believe
that on top of losing his job. he will soon be
living on the slreets.
That cowboy in the White House would
• say thai the Democrats are responsible for
this mess, and that we all must stay the
course. And if Eric should find all this hard
to swallow he definitely should not engage
In the practice of removing the Republicans
and putting in the Democrats
F.ric was sitting on his bed when a knock
upon Ihe door brought his attention back Io
ihe present. It could only be his landlady,
for no one else would knock this early in
the day. Eric forces himself to rise up off
the bed and answer the door.
enough, it's his landlady, one Millie K. Carson.
"Hello, Ms. Carson how the hell are you
today? Since I do not have Ihe rent money
and I'm not likely to get it any time soon. I'll
be leaving sometime tomorrow. I'll slip the
keys under your door before I leave. I hope
situation. I hope. As for your leaving. I've
given ihe matter some more thought and
decided that it wouldn't serve any useful
purpose to turn you out. so to speak.'' A
smile replaces the blank expiession that
had previously blanketed her face. Her
eyes I winkle as if she hod just spoken in
some secret code that only she <\nd Eric
could understand.
"Ms. Carson let me yet ihis straight. I
don't have to move. Whal changed from
yesterday to today?" Eric's face became a
mixture of perplexities. He shifted his
weight from one leg to the other, doing a
nervous dance.
"Well Eric, it's like this. I'm not getting
any younger, so when I find something I
like. I should stick with it. I've become
rather attached to you of late, after I went
home last night and thought about it. it
seemed to me that il would be severe
dislocation for you tit present to leave
Which is my rather long winded way ol
s,lying that I love you and wanl to marry
"That's certainly putting all the cards on
the table. I get a place to stay and you get
all Ihe companionship you need I'm not
in much of a position Io argue so I guess I'll
have to accept your gracious and
magnanimous offer. Thank you very much
for thinking of me,"His mind twists and
turns trying to figure out exactly what has
happened and more to the point. Eric
begins to wonder what II is he gotten
himself involved on this time.
"Eric, I think we should get one thing
"Thai sounds great to me. Are there any
hidden clauses to'thls contract that I should
know about. Millie?"-Eric's stomach turned
and churned as if the Rams and the
Falcons were playing for the Super Bowl
"Don't he silly. Eric. I'm not about to tell
you if there are any. Let me assure you that
I've told you all you will have.to know.to
fulfill your patt of the bargain Perhaps you
would appreciate some additional time to
more f u l l ; understand exactly what the
terms of this contract commit you to?"
From Ihe inflection of her voice it was clear
that although the overall tone was one of ;
calm, this lady had laid all her marbles
upon the table and was not about to take
no for an answer
"There won'l be any need for that extra ;
time I've already made up my mind. It's a
deal :f von ,ne Mill interested." Eric knew
full well th.it now was not the time to be
overly concerned with the crossing of the
t's and the dotting of the i's. In the words of
an old Woody Allen movie "Take the
Money and Run."
As you can see by now. Eric's troubles
have come and gone only to be replaced ;
with worries of a much different sort. In a
world that say to you; Survive! I guess Eric
can be counted as one of the luckier people. Only time will be able to tell for sure if
Eric has all the cards In his favor. What
about this Millie Carson? She can't think
she can get away with owning a man, does
she? Life has always been stranger than fiction, so I guess it's not so strange after
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• • • '
G O D : (god) n. A being of superna
nvited to address y o u c o n c e r n ing, " G o d " , I sense the danger
of entering u p o n ancient battlefields where remnants of defeated
legions await all intruders. For still these
wars are (ought, scripted out of h u m a n
pretense, of languages g r o w n heavy
w i t h the w i l l - t o - d o m i n a t e . a n d ornatnented with u n t h i n k i n g t h o u g h t .
Dr. Robert Garvin
T h e dangers are not imagined W e
long created
destroyed gods a n d goddesses ( w h o
sometimes pass u n d e r other n a m e s in
our time) according to our fears a n d our
desires. A n d lest w e seek o u r rest
a m o n g those w h o count themselves
a m o n g the godless (Are there a n y
such?), let us be w a r y of those w h o
n e e d their negations, as others n e e d
their affirmations, for w e have our
m o d e r n reasons for n o t i n g that the
h u m a n ego can have large investments
in the death of G o d .
W e will have our version of reality,
a n d o n stormy days w h e n the w i n d s
c o m e a n d we feel those unsuspected
cracks, w e . t o o , may c o m f o r t ourselves
that 'f it is not t r u e , it is, at least, o u r s .
A n d versions of reality are always being
liued. H e r e there is o n l y the frightening
equality, a n d all w o u l d - b e observers,
w h o w o u l d stand away f r o m every version that all might be 'placed' u n d e r
judicial review, are but players, t o o .
O u r versions, w h i c h Is to say, w e
ourselves, are ever fragile, as are all
things h u m a n . A n d these ever fragile
selves, c o m m u n i t i e s ,
cultures, tempt us to vest ourselves
most deeply in versions w e need to be
true e n o u g h to make plausible our c o n cealments a n d neglect of what we d o
not w a n t to face ( H o w flattering, to
assume thai one wants to face truths, to
say n o t h i n g of T r u t h ! ) .
like the biblical
J e r e m i a h , w e learn, early In the
"Trust In n o m a n , "
w o m a n ) , i n c l u d i n g ourselves. A n d of
late m a n y have l e a r n e d , or so they have
said, that all of us will at unconscious
levels what w e w o u l d have reality b e ,
especially the reality of our h u m a n
ways. S o Frederlch Nietzsche. A n d if
some of his insights are sure, w h a t is
most d e e p l y " m o d e r n " in us is o u r
readiness to resolve questions of t r u t h
and reality into questions of need a n d of
H e n c e , w e m a y well surmise, the
p r i m o r d i a l a n d archaic a w a k e n i n g to
radical m y s t e r y , the o p e n i n g in a n d out
u p o n that w h i c h does not yield to
h u m a n m a n i p u l a t i o n s , to c o n t a i n m e n t
w i t h i n philosophical systems, to reductions of h u m a n i m a g e - m a k i n g , w h i c h
cannot be domesticated by fragile egos
r u n n i n g before the terrors a n d h o r r o r s
of life, is displaced or simply c o n v e r t e d
into the lesser questions of what y o u
will, or desire, or believe. T h u s , the
labels " t h e i s t " or "atheist" l o n g ago
became e q u a t e d , a n d so regularly c o m e
to quite the same t h i n g .
O u r nineteenth century forebears
(like L. Feurerbach a n d K. Marx) w o u l d
have it that all the gods a n d goddessess
are but projections of u n o w n e d a n d
unrecognized potencies carried by the
h u m a n species. This is a p r o f o u n d l y
searching, if simplistic, p r o p o s a l , w h i c h
begs more questions than it answers.
But t o d a y , after 1 0 0 , 0 0 0 , 0 0 0 h u m a n s
caused h u m a n deaths (we Ignore - in
the typically species-flattering w a y animal deaths)
i n the
liberated, progressive, r e v o l u t i o n a r y ,
secular twentieth century, we are free to
a m e n d their version by a d d i n g : a n d
secularism has its roots In the h u m a n
ego's t e n d a n c y t o legitimize itself
endless rituals of
selfe n t h r o n e m e n t (each ego a K i n g or
Queen!) a n d g r o u p e n t h r o n e m e n t (we
belong to the true elite). A n d these
l e g i t i m i z a t i o n s of ' m a s t e r i n g ' ,
d o m i n a t i n g , of m a n i p u l a t i n g (Have y o u
noticed the public rhetoric in both
socialist a n d capitalist cultures is full of
_ t h g J r o a t t e r ^ _ m e t a p h o r ? A r e there , m »
'masterings' ol nalu e ut liun an nature?
And if so. is Iheiu 1i, lighli it evidence
nippy conit is to be desired
sequences of com i,iling *•! i\t is really
going on. Alas h i ;!! llicii would be
'musters' (of natun and hm ian nature
or human hisli <r. arfroml aradise (or
my the ,ill.fantasies of utopial
.vhich like
too-costly mod* n
unii J Watts, await-. its •
. ii jws. . with
And the hum
all the wasteland
dern iiuikIng, and we, 1 ;
iers-o(-AII( ition, have
That-Is, has conn
become, with no e i c'pliu A the questioned...
And the human eihgma
grows. . . with all the
wastelands of our modern
making, and we, The
have become, with no
exceptions, the questioned.
J'»ys, when
A n d in these I
lid even the
apocalyptic nlghtma
hen desolation
youngest a m o n g us, when
feeds u p o n Itself In this moslclvlllzed of
all h u m a n centuries, we lace the hardest
task of all: lo assent to a questioning, to
' c o m e under question'. In I * totality of
o u r h u m a n i t y , in such a fashion that we
d o not pretend we a,e in control o f , h e
q u e s t i o n i n g (the ego's last defense), but
o n l y responsible for our human condit i o n Yes, even the "I and the W E " ,
w h e n e v e r said, come under question
(and so, Buddhism has become an
.,_i iIngredient
„,n,.,.i in
In the
thet prxjtjof our
historical question"
d all forms of
spirituality that d o not rest naively in the
m o d e r n ego's ligitimizalions of Itself),
Divested of the illusions of m a n y of o u r
nineteenth century forebears w h o h a d ,
w i t h Nietszche, o n l y to w i p e a w a y the
horizon to create a new h u m a n i t y , w e
ourselves la lisleu to Ihe nuances of o u r
days, a n d particularly to the ways in
w h i c h we construct out worlds (alleging
to 'put the pieces together'), seeking to
surpass their deadly smallness, as they
contract u p o n our unborn-ness.
It is the weight of c o m i n g under question that drives us back u p o n the
mystery, the Otherness we cannot
tolerate as l o n g as w e r e m a i n merely
egocentric, a n d m e r e l y
elhno-andspecies-centric, the Mystery so facilely
d e n i e d , repressed, a n d d e v a l u e d by
those w h o have led us into our m o d e r n
Utopias (whether socialist or capitalist),
w h o have constructed a civilization of
mirrors that conceals f r o m us aspects of
reality w e d o not like, or have not willed.
T h e r e is an 'otherness'--ln plants,
a n i m a l s , stars, the night sky.
snowflakes a n d H i m a l a y a n heights, in
other cultures a n d languages, but also In
us a n d in our friends, a n d above all in
the sheer i n c o m p r e h e n s i b l e Is-ness of
what w e so mistakenly have called 'our
universe'--lhat has been e x p u n g e d f r o m
reality (civilization) (In the name a n d
p o w e r of h u m a n d o m i n a t i o n , of a
h u m a n (?) mastery of Earth) that must
be recognized as Ihe essential c o m p l e ment of every self-knowledge w o r t h
seeking. For It Is In e n c o u n t e r i n g
otherness that w e are led to discover the
encompassing unity w i t h i n w h i c h c o m passion can bring f o r t h , in loving nurt u r a n c e , the a w e s o m e
greatness of our h u m a n presence w i l h i n
this u n b o u n d e d Mystery.
T h e r e have been those, seemingly In
countless n u m b e r s , w h o cannot tolerate
otherness (and Otherness). T h e y have
always o p t e d (or the small circle (the
A m e r i c a n s , Ihe w h i t e , the Chinese, the
A r y a n s , e t . a | . ) , W e have h a d e n o u g h o(
wwmi^, .
circles, of d e a d l y
release their furies u p o n the w o i l d
C o m p a s s i o n that is to be t r u s t e d , arise
w h e n ; otherness appears A n d as wa
said l o n g ago (and lived), and with grea
clarity, o n l y c o m p a s s i o n is Ihe W a y Ilia
unites all otherness
and there are in
e x c e p t i o n s , n o , not even one
But to a c k n o w l e d g e ihe path of c o m
is tc
a c k n o w l e d g e w e d o not, finally, 'con
struct' the w o r l d , but rather we are
challenged to find Ihe W a y Into i i i
fullness, to find our place w i t h , for, ,u\t\
amidst the astonishing otherness of all
that is. It is not to assert that we (or I) are
its center, but rather thai we belong fully, essentially, within its u n b o u n d e d
m y s t e r y , that o u r presence
h a l l o w e d by a venturing c o m p a s s i o n ,
does not impose u unity on some
suspected w h o l e , but must earn thai access to the fullness of a grace long ago.
a n d always to be rediscovered.
For living w i t h , rather than In denial
of. ihe Mystery, we d o not, In daily
p r e s u m p t i o n , ' a d d ' the mystery u p . in
philosophies or pseudosclences, but
learn Ihe .release that comes f r o m
laughter, puzzles, enigmas, ironies, and
l o v e , that shatter all our pretenses to
have grasped by intellect or will, the
Mystery that stays our days.
For even the animals attest, w h e n
befriended by a h u m a n more h u m a n l y
presencing. h o w a w e s o m e , h o w enc h a n t i n g , h o w delightful, (this so fragile,
so precious, so tender) this... h u m a n
L o v e Ihe Mystery m o r e , w i t h o u t
fear... and ask not: H o w m u c h of the
wealth of Being y o u may haue (already
y o u are that w e a l t h ) , but listen till y o u
hear the music that w e are, the richness
that y o u , a n d other h u m a n s , a n d
counlless n u n - h u m a n s are sharing, and
Irack it to that fulness that lies well
b e y o n d all clutching and grasping...
... For it Is There that all our most
celebratlonal o l h u m a n celebrations
^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ • H
9 *B$itr
Equus Races Ahead
eter Shaffer's Equus is one of the
most demanding and ambitious
plays for a college theatre department to attempt It is a play which requires
concentration, precision, and most of all.
Department's production of Equus rises to
th'e challenge and meets il successfully
Donna MacMillan
Director William A Leone stresses ihe
ritualistic elements of Shaffer's play from
the beginning, when the actors file in and
take their seals It is ai once ritualistic and
theatrical, The effect is heightened by Rich
Keperberg's choreography of the horses
who form ihe center of Alan Strang's worship.
Peter Bennett delivers an outsl.Hiding
performance as Martin Dysart. the
psychiatrist lorn between "curing" Alan or
leaving him to his passion, painful though II
may be. Bennett unifies the play through
his relationship to the other characters. The
; character of Dysart is the nucleus of Equus,
similarly. Bennett is the nucleus of the cast,
drawing a fine performance from each actor.
In contrast to Dysait's controlled exterior. Brian McNamara's Alan Strang Is all
raw emotion and nerve. He is by turns
taciturn and taunting, baiting Dysart with
both his silence and his outbursts. As a
result, the exchanges between the two are
electric. Through McNamara's visceral performance, one experiences Alan's anguish
and ecstasy.
Mary McCormlck delivers a strong performance as Jill Mason, the girl who is
essentially Alan's link to the horses and the
catalyst for his blinding them. Although
her British accent is occasionally weak. It
does not detract from her portrayal of a girl
who Is healthy and happy without being
entirely devoid of passion. McCormlck Is
entirely at ease and confident on stage. In
contrast to McNamara's nervous tension.
As Alan's parents. Frank and Dora
Strang. Jerome Hanley and Maud
Hamilton Pantaleonl are well matched.
Hanley conveys the essence of the redfaced working class Englishman, bitter In
his disillusionment with society as embodied in church, state, and media.
Panteleonl's Dora provides a fragile contrast; at the same time, however, she
displays quiet strength mixed with despair
which culminates in confrontations with
both Alan annd Dysart Frank Strang contributes to Alan's fear through his basically
authoritarian treatment, while Dora's
religious teaching provides the basis for
Alan's ritualistic worship. Yet neither
character can be held responsible for Alan's
actions. Hanley and Panteleonl portray
confused and weak human beings whose
love for their child Is undoubtedly genuine,
if perhaps misdirected. They are not
without sensitivity.
Joyce Strolle is excellent as Hester
Salomon, the magistrate who brings Alan
to Dysart for treatment. Strolle's Hesther is
warm and well-meaning; she cannot com-
lisound sr. vtelon 19a
illing The Psychedelic Void
prehend Dysort's agony because her objective concerning Alan is different. She wants
lo see him well and adjusted to society: her
concern Is real.
h wow. I really dig your bell hot' toms man. Like, they create this
beautiful space around your legs
know. There's like this cosmic harony of color and beauty on your thighs
an." "Piss of). My pants are blackonochromatic, total absence of light.
nd they aren't bell bottoms either you
"Wow, like I can't dig your hostilities
in. Bad ulbes. You're going lo screw up
ur karma."
i Dead. I don't care."
Each character brings his or her own
perspective to the concept of normalcy,
and the relatively minor characters are no
exception. Harry Dalton. played by Martin
A. Blanco, is the stable owner whose
horses Alan lias blinded I le views Alan as
some kind of monster who should be locked up: Ins perspective is necessarily biased
against Alan by his personal loss. Blanco
gives a solid performance as Dalton. As the
Nurse, who remains nameless throughout
Ihe j)lay. Ilildy Linn is almost completely
non-judgemental Alan is simply another
patient to be cared for. and Linn fulfills the
Nurse's function briskly and ably. She
tends to Alan's needs, repoits anything
unusual to Dysart. and comforts Alan
when he is frightened.
The horses, portrayed by Kory Scott
Healy. Jack Alvo, Eric A, Jhanjl, Timothy
Matthew Rellschneider. Ken Hlzzo and
Jamie Sarnicola. are breathtaking. They
walk upright, wearing stylized horse masks
and hooves, symbolizing Alan's horseman-god Equus, The ritual of donning ihe
masks is silient. but effective; ihey move
with the solemn synchronization of a drill
t e a m . T h e y c a p t u r e the
characteristics superbly; when Jill carries
the imaginary body of one horse. Nugget.
Rory Scott Healy's upper body tenses and
quivers with the pleasure of being groomed. Healy Is also amusing as the Horseman
who gives Alan his first horseback ride.
Finally, when Alan reenacts the blinding,
the grotesque ballet of Ihe wounded
.num.ils is riveting.
The set by Robert T. Donnelly Is spare
and purely functional and follows the
specifications set by Shaffer. Donnelly is
also responsible for the extremely effective
lighting. The costumes were designed by
A m y Koplow: like Ihe set. they are functional and effective, yet striking. In addition, director Leone departs from the traditional proscenium stage and surrounds the
platform with tiers of seats. Intensifying
Alan's sense of constantly being watched.
Please he advised that there is nudity
featured in the play which is integral to one
scene. The nudity, which involves the
characters portrayed by McNamara and
McCormlck . is maturely and tastefully
handled However. If you are offended by
nudity on stage, then think about your
decision lo see the play.
The entire cast and production staff is to
be congratulated (or their courage In attempting this play and their combined
talents In bringing It off with grace and
power, r.qtuts runs through October 16 at H
pm. with a matinee at 3 pm on Sunday.
October 17. and again from Tuesday October 19 through Saturday October 23. also
at H pm. The production is in the Lab
Theatre on the second floor of Ihe Performing Arts Center. For more Information
and or ticket reservations, stop in at the box
office or call 457-8606,
reflect the Furs altitude about love. " O h ,
and yes, I want y o u . " ft seems like an after
thought and It reads like an army recruitment poster. This Is bolstered by the chorus
line hovering In the background. "I'm wanting Ihe air over y o u . "
This Is Ihe crux of Ihe problem wllh The
Psychedelic Furs - their attitude. (For me,
It's the problem for others, it's Ihe justification for listening to them.) They want
things their way and they see no room or
need for compromise. "There's an arm y / O n Ihe dance floor/It's afashlon/Wlfh
problems begin lo arise. The Psychedelic
Furs have set up a big task for themselvesto capture the essence of the psychedelic
generation of the 60's and then erase the
peace/love attitude and replace It wllh the
pessimism of the 80's, while retaining that
Initial essence-O'm being Intentionally
vague).- Forever Now Is good • not great
(where have I read that before?) but a step
In the wrong direction. As the late, great
Ian Curtis of Joy Division said In "Heart
and Soul", "The past Is now part of my
future/The present Is well out of hand."
amian VanDenburgh
; 6 0 s meet the 8()'s. A rather bizarre
mblnatlon and one that The Psychedelic
rs almost pull off. In a November '80
; of Rolling Stone, Richard Buller, lead
:allsl for Ihe Furs, d i e d Ihe Doors. The
Ivet U n d e r g r o u n d , S y d
member him?). Pink Floyd •
wkwlnd as Influences. Maybe
;t album aptly titled This I':
lis, .ind just barely on their sen
Ik, Talk. Talk, but not i
;um Forever Now. The i
od-nol great, but seems to
wn product ol theli Initial litis
;n'l change Ihe world 'villi mi
i McNamara aa Alan Strang confronts his God
he Normal is the good smile In a
child's eyes-all right. It is also the
d e a d stare in a m i l l i o n
adults."Thus Martin Dysart, the psychiatrist
In Peter Shaffer's "Equus" presents the
center theme of his conflict.
Donna MacMillan
Artist In residence Peter Bennett portrays
the psychiatrist who Is faced with the difficult task of treating the boy Alan Strang in
SUNYA's production of "Equus." Mr.
Bennett Is an alumnus of SUNYA. completing a BA In English and an MA in
P s y c h o l o g y . He was a practicing
psychologist for several years. He has
directed n u m e r o u s p r o d u c t i o n s at
SUNYA. such as "Endgame". "Godspell",
"The First Barefoot Dancer", and "Boys in
Ihe Band" In addition to his multifaceled
career as an actor and director.
I had Ihe opportunity to talk lo Mr. Bennett about his role as Dysart. He views
Dysart as an increasingly disillusioned
psychiatrist who is not content with what
therapy does (or people. Dysart cannot
create Passion; he can only destroy It.
Dysart's conflict lies In the dilemma of
treating Alan, who has a form of worship
Dysart has never known. He can remove
Alan's pain, but only at Ihe cost of of Alan's
sense of worship. Dysart's dilemma Is also
his responsibility. He Is unhappy with his
decision to take away Alan's pain because
he must also destroy Alan's Passion.
Brian McNarnara. who portrays the
young boy who has blinded six horses In
the stable where he works, was also present at Ihe interview. He sees Dysarl's
responsibility from the pers|)ectlve of those
who placed Alan In Dysart's care, Alan
thinks that Dysart has to make him Normal;
he feels he has not other choice,
McNamara agrees wllh Mr.
Bennett's feelings on the concept of 'normalcy ' "Remember . Dysart says It is 'ihe
Average made lethal', " said Mr. Bennett.
"Dysari doesn't know wh.it 'normal' is But
he doesn't want children to become
automatons patterned after a cardboard
standard A heallhy |ierson is happy with
his life, productive on his work, ha|i|sy with,
his sexuality, capable of intimacy and
enthusiasm -he is capable of galloping. He
Is not a |irlnlout of what is an average |ierson, many of whom are unhappy."
Jecllve.The statement of trie play Is
threatening lo the profession and I don't
find them very valid, I think a lot of
humanistic and existentialist approaches to
counseling would endorse the (play's)
As the director of the play, William A.
Leone offers other Insight Into Dysart and
"Equus." When asked why he chose
"Equus", he responded that it Is one of the
most theatrical plays In existence, and
compared It on some levels to Greek
"It's a play that really speaks to today,
not In cliche terms, but In particular with
the computerization, industrialization and
dehumanlzatlon of people . It's one of the
few times these Issues are addressed In
human terms."
Mr. Leone feels Ihe play is about passion
and Instinct vs. Ihe normal and conforming
to something which Is not the Individual but
rather Ihe mass. Alan's pain is his own
pain, and the doctor Is trying to take il
away. Mr. Leone views the normal as being quiet, not speaking out, not having individual expression of spirit. This Interpretation of what is normal dramatizes
Dysart's character; externally, he Is "normal," while Internally he struggles wllh his
conflicting passions and sense of duly.
Dysart knows thai he will never gallop.
Mr. Leone sees "Equus" as being
primarily Dysart's play, with the character
of Alan serving as a catalyst. Dysart's passion is cerebral, not visceral. He is bitler
over his need lo take away the unique expressions of self. His pain lies in his feeling
that he Is striking at heads In the dark. In
Ihe end. he Is brought face to face with Ihe
empty success of his own technical skills.
He replaces passion with nothing; he
transforms Alan Into another faceless
number, a member o l the crowd,
Other SUNYA productions lo Mr.
Leone's credit are "Ashes," "The Private
Ear" and " A Funny Thing Happened on
Ihe Way to the Forum." Certainly nothing
could be farther from the llghlhearted
mayhem of "Forum" than the complexities
of "Equus". With "Forum"; Mr Leone
began with a precise external construct
which coalesced into the musical.
"Equus", on Ihe other hand, developed
from Ihe Inside out. starting as an idea, a
nugget from which Ihe relationship between the characters, particularly Dysart
and Alan. grew.
"Equus" Is a play which certainly lendsitself lo psychoanalytic Interpretation. I
"Equus" can be seen as a statement
asked Mr. Bennett if he felf such a perspecabout the harnessing ol the Individual and
tive was valid.
Ihe blurring of the unique human spirit Into
"I've read a lot of the published studies in
Ihe morass of the average. It speaks of the
psychiatric and psychological journals
necessity of pain which must accompany
which were written with a psychoanalytic
passion, for although on can exist without
perspective and I don't flrtd fhem.ttery obpa|n, It Is hot Hying. It Is not galloping,
l ) l > > li^^•^ ^'>VV^VVtV'^!l^JLMJJ!JfJ'J.T:^.'lif',J..U,W.WaTjt;i,i.».l,U.*...t"i . t . . . " . Y ^ T S ' ,
contained and their cultural success only
hinted at what Ihe future held for them.
Meanwhile, across thousands of miles,
one Rlc Ocasek, evil mastermind of the
stalled Cars, hatched up a nefarious plot to
kidnap these Innocent kids (Peler Woodsguitar, Benjamin Bossl on saxophone,
Frank Zlncauage on bass and Larry Carter
on drums) and lock them up In his studio In
Boston, and make them play music the
Ocasek way-big on drums, small on Interest. Under the grueling conditions,
Romeo Void could only eek out 4 songs.
This was enough for the ever plotting
Ocasek and the E.P. Never Say Never was
released. Just as he planned. Never Say
Never was a dance floor hit. and the Void
kid's first album went unnoticed One rainy
nlghl the band escaped from the sludlo and
i Is I>pen
mud froi
I certainly not
iOples eyes "
• T h e Furs like
Bpeautiful chaos
Weauty" can be
flHen their music
Ugaullfully chaotic, but never at the same
The majority ol the sony lades a
iarre crescendo o l cellu, drums and bass
ilds lo a frenzied peak ihal is never
iched before Ihe song completely fades.
IS a troubling sound and a filling ending to
IJHSong about waiting for a lover to show.
(Some credit must be given to Todd Run-'
dgren who produced this album. There, he
Is beneficial lo the sound, but lor the most
flarl, he's loo busy messing around In his
S&g o l schtlcks, excuse me, tricks to be
rr\uch of a benefactor.) "Yes, I D o " is the
iiesl song on the album and the best example of "beautiful chaos". It's a driving song
(iu|th a full, occasionally atonal sound. On
this song, the Furs realize their intentions in
jJSpening people's eyes." The sound is enIgjmpasslng and abrasive, while Ihe lyrics
a gun my love/In a rootii/Wilhout a
d o o r / A kiss is not e n o u g h / I n / L o v e My
W a y / I t ' s a new r o a d . " Sure, " a
room/without a door" Is a scary, effective
image (dare I say "groovy") but I don't
think Ihal way, and if you don't like It,
they'll force you to submit. "Forever N o w " ,
"President Gas" and the dreadful " G o o d bye" are brooding dirges that don't let up
until you a.) decide thai you like the song,
or b.) skip to the next song.
There's nothing wrong with extremlsm-lt
can be a health thing. But when an extremist altitude becomes the medium of expression rather the actual medium (in this
case, music) that the artist is working in,
Sjieaklng ol things being "well out of
hand", Romeo Void has a new -ilbum called Benefactor. I sincerely hope that
Debora lyall is not claiming the title of
benefactor for herself or her band with this
album. She's hardly helping anybody with
this ellort (a word I use very lightly In this
Believe me, it pains me lo write this
about Romeo Void's second album (discounting their E.P., Never Say Never).
Their first It's A Condition was a truly
amazing album. Hilarious, bold and brutally honest, it created a new genre of music
dealing wllh love. Their band name and
album title only hinted at what Ihe album
slngu|, .
dn'l expei i
ul plcturo
ately, I don't have lo
ut on this album is terrible
enough without my fumbling hands adding
to II. For those brave (or blind) enough to
buy the album, take a look at Debora lyall's
self portrait on the inside sleeve. A girl
looking away embaiasseil or depressed is
having her hair [lulled away so Ihal her face
Is turned back to where she was looking.
Let's hope the hand is her own or some
benefactor who is willing to get her on the
right road aga!n-any road that leads away
f r o m B o s t o n . I'm already
nlghlmares about Debora and company
walking oul on stage. Ihe band starling to
play "Shake II U p " and Debora turning to
the crowd and saying "we'd like to do a
song by The Cars."
iThe Who Sell Out
ue to it's vastness, Shea Stadium
might not be Ihe optimum concert sight, but as soon as The
W h o took control of the stage last Tuesday
fflght, nearly 70,000 anxious people refusB to care.
iEvan Schwartz
Substitute" and "Can't Explain," The
ffi/ho's standard opening one-two punch,
Were concise, and highlighted by Pete
Townshend's ferocious, windmllling. guitar
Blacks along wllh Roger Daltrey's brawling
{fill blendable lead vocal. It was a prlviledge
to merely occu|iy the same arena with
mese guys.
§ The stage was huge and fronted by the
three letters which spell the group's name.
The lower portion of Ihe " H " hosled the
performance while Ihe upper portion held
a massive screen displaying an in-time
video of the concert. The screen acted as a
giant binocular and was a great asset lo Ihe
more remote viewers. (In Ihe future, more
and more large attractions will probably
utilize the same concept).
The following portion of the show was
dominated by songs from "It's Hard." The
Who's new LP, The album Is good fortunately more reminiscent of the old Who
craftmanshlp than their previous sludlo
release, "Face Dances." In concert, the
album's title track Included Daltrey on
rhythm guitar; a rare sight. "Cry If You
Want" was surprisingly one of the more In-
dulgently performed numbers of the evening. However, and rightly so, It was obvious that the audience would have been
more content with additional Who classics.
During "Behind Blue Eyes." the feeling
you had to possess as the audience sang
along, "Bui my dreams. Ihey aren't as
empty as my conscience seems lo b c / l
have hours, only lonely/My love Is
vengeance, that's never free," was absolutely overwhelming.
Prior to this tune, In order to symbolize
their friendship. Townshend strolled over
and kissed Daltrey on the cheek. Unfriendly incldentes In previous years, culminating
with an onstage confrontation between the
two, received considerable attention from
the rock press. Since then. Townshend has
reformed from alcoholism, (although their
disagreements weren't only Townshend
prevoked) and, of late their relationship
has been more stable.
When Ihe group sang"Hope I die before
I get o l d , " within "My Generation," you
had to question their credibility. The Who
are old; at least in terms of rock bands.
They've been singing that same old line
since 1965 when It was the inspiring anthem of British and American youth. They
do however, 18 years and 16 albums later,
realize this. In fact, Daltrey referred to The
Who as "dinosaurs" in a recent M T V Interview,
. . .
This concert tour.which as expected, is
selling seats swiftly and grossing enormous
revenues Is being billed as The Who's "first
farewell tour." According to the band, this
translates Into meaning that Ihey will continue to record, and perform occasionally
but not for extended periods of time.
As the evening built momentum, drumer
Kenny Jones and Ihe sometimes overlooked but extremely talented bassist, John
Entwhlstle, provided tight and Intricate
rhylhyms for Ihe band lo consistently
generate one great song after another
amazing song.
A powerful "Who Are Y o u " preceded a
"Pluball Wizard/See Me. Feel Me/Listening To Y o u " medley, from their rock opera
" T o m m y " , which built Into a dramatic
crescendo. Two songs from The Who's
most cerebral album "Quadrophenia"
followed, " 5 : 1 5 " and "Love, Reign O'er
Me.'"Next, "Long Live Rock" conveyed its
As If all this wasn't enough, the opening
synthesizer ilfl of "Won't Gel Fooled
Again"broke out in the stadium. Although
this masterpiece Is drastically overplayed
on album radio, Its spiralling Instrumentation which gradually builds up to Ihe emotionally poignant, singular Daltrey scream
followed by Townshend's frantic power
chords, is, maybe debatedly, the best moment l.n.llV8.toerl''n roll, . . , , . , .
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Amadeus Is Salieri's Secret
nlonio Salieri. Ihe patron s.v.:
/ \
of mediocrity" made anything Hi
A. ^
a mediocre debut at ProcleY:
Theatre this week v'b Daniel Davis In Ihi
Wolfgang Amadeus
and Antonio
(17fj0-lH25) are the central figures In Pew
Shafer's 5 time Tony Award winning |)l.
Amadeus. which ra-ne tn Schenectady !n
a three day run. I'IIH play deals will
lealousy. revenge and ambition, ai d i
another magnificent effort bv Shaffer tvl i
also wrote t'quus.
Megan Gray Taylor
In his llfe'ime. Antonio Snlierl was an es
tremely successful composer. who was
financially and critically rewarded.
respected and admired Today he is a
forgotten man. Shaffer has now exumed
j him. and reminded the world thai Salieri
had Ihe dubious honor of being the man
, who may, or may not have, murdered one
of the world's greatest composers.
I Wolfgang Amadeus Mozarl. Salieri was not
j only court composer under Joseph II of
] Austria but was also a prominent teacher
i numbering among his pupils. Beethoven.
Schubert. Liszt and Mozart's own son. He
j was a student of f i l m It and although his
| music was very popular In his lifetime II Is
! all but forgotten today
Rumor has it that Salieri poisoned
Mozart out ol jealousy over Ihe gift of
genius that God had bestowed on Mozart
and not on him. Salieri. It was believed,
recognized his own mediocrity next to
Mozart's extraordinary genius, and the
. reality drove him to madness, Many felt
that Salieri had contributed to Mozart's
death before his 36th birthday not literally,
but figuratively, through Intrigue, by
depriving him of lucrative work that might
have stemmed Ihe dire poverty In which he
ended his life.
Mozart is considered to be one ol the
greatest musical geniuses of all time. With
Joseph Hayden, he was the leading composer of what is called the classical period
in music. His over 600 works include
numerous sonatas, concertl and operas includl g The Magic Flute. The Marriage of
Figaro and considered by some to be ihe
greatest opera ever written Don Gtouawtf.
Mozart was a child prodigy. Born to a
Saltzburg musician (Leopold Mozarl) he
was playing ihe Harpsichord by 4 . composing minuets at 5 and by 6 was touring
the courts of Europe.
The applause, praise and security of his
childhood success did not prepare Mozart
for the realities of finding patronage and acceptance at court. Shaffer here suggests a
man's mortal genius may have little or
nothing to do with his mortal character.
Shaffer portrays Mozart as the eternal
adolescent, a foul-mouthed child w h o is
vain, openly critical of the courtiers and
collegues he should try to accomodate, a
man who mak'es enemies of those he
should seek out as friends, but at the same
time a man who can create music that appears to come straight from G o d . The
dichotomy between the baseness of the
real man and the majesty of his creative gill
is the basis of the conflicts in the play. It is
this realization that sets the mind of the protagonist
Salieri. to work, plotting lo
avenge a cruel God who .has played such
a'-, unforglveable trick. Salieri. who has
dedicated his life lo decency and
goodness, sees the gift of genius bestowed
on Mozart as Ihe ulllmate cruelty of an uncaring God and plots his revenge against
God through Mozarl. The Irony of Mozart's
gift Is heightened for Salieri by his middle
name, Amadeus which means Beloved of
God and throughout the play Salieri uses
this name with a distaste that Is like salt In a
The slovenly, childish, crude, brilliant,
tender, pathetic Mozart was played by
Peter Crook. Crook, a graduate of Julllard
had some difficulty with the first act Mozart,
one who Is brash and openly disrespectful
in his excessive respect and attention lo
those In power. His arrogance about his
own genius lacked some of ihe Ingenuousness necessary to make It
believable. The acting was a bit selfconscious. But In the second act, Mr,
Crook came into his own and as the slowly
deteriorating boy, driven to poverty and
madness he was excellent. The final scenes
of confrontation with his tormentor Sailed,
where Mozart lapses and believes him lo be
his deceased father were superb.
The star of this play is without question j
Dan Davis as Salieri. The role requires the
actor to be on stage throughout the entire 2
plus hour performance. It Is not only a role
' requiring the maximum acting finesse but
also professional stamina. Both seemed
within easy grasp for Davis. Davis, whose
face Is familar lo many from his role in
Texas as Eliot Carringlon. has long been a
veteran of the theater. His performance of
Hamlet in Los Angeles drew such praise
that he was compared to Olivier and
Glelgud and found equal to Ihe comparison. Of his role In /Amadeus Davis said
"Salieri has made a bargain with God (he
will live a good and moral life if God gives
him talent). Salieri has lived up to his part,
but God hasn't. He is going to get even."
Mozart married Constanze Weber, who
was played by Tanya Pushklne, Ms.
Pushklne. although competent in her performance, lacked Ihe spark of fun
necessary In the early scenes of the play
and also was somewhat over her head In
the final dramatic scenes of Mozart's death.
The other casts members which Included
Philip Pleasants (a member of the original
broadway cast) as Joseph I I . the patronizingly Ignorant emperor of Austria, was
Proctors claims to be "just off broadway"
and If this production is an example (and
I'm convinced It Is) of the quality of theater
there, their slogan Is very accurate. I had
the chance to see /Amadeus with Its original
broadway cast In New York and found little
lacking In this national touring company's
performance. The set design and costuming where the same and just as Impressive
as the first lime I saw them. Throughout the
play Mozart's music ebbs and flows gripping the heart and soothing the soul. Roger
William's direction was faultless.
Proctors Is within easy commuting
distance for students and their upcoming
schedule Includes such hits as Barnum,
Oliver and I'm Getting Mu Act Together
and Taking It On The Road. The theater
has offered to make half-price tickets
available to students 1 hour before curtain
if there is enough interest. Get interested,
this theater is In our own backyard and well
worth the trip from anywhere. (Call for
details on the ticket offerj.
The Music The Madness The Wall
oming out of The Wall is like
crawling Imm tne wreckage of a
civil revolution — there's no
avoiding getting shell shocked because
there are psychological bombs of Age-,!
Orange lalling at youi feel when you east
expect it. Roger Waters, who wrote the
words and music loi The Wall the album
as well as co-producing ,t. has masterfully
interpreted the songs and lyrical imagery
into a brightly disturbing new video/ visit
experience, [-"or anyone who has been
Lisanne Sokolowsk
following Ihe more popular, semi-culllsh
movies ol the past few years there may be a
nagging feeling of "Hey I've seen this style
before.' Well, you'd be right. The director
of The Wall Is none other than Alan
Parker, who has developed a name for
himself in filmdom for such movies as
Fame and Midnight Express. You might
very well say thai this latest effort is a
merger of Ihe t w o , combining the
theatricality and choreography of Fame
with the violence and bleak terror of Midnight Express. In the last six days I've
managed to catch The Wall twice, and If I
can get all the paranoias and neuroses that
the movie unleashed back In their Jar again,
I'll go for a third round.
I won't say that II will grab you from the
very start, but If you'll Invest five or ten
minutes more than, the average attention
span you'll find It has unnervlngly crept Into your pores, and your sense of security In
that warm, dark theatre will be obliterated
It opens appropriately with Bob Heldof, as
if i | A
I ifT 1
rock slar/dlclalor hurling Ihe question at
the crowd: "So ya/thought ya/mlght like
to go lo Ihe show/to feel Ihe warm thrill of
confusion/that space cadet glow?" (from
In The Flesh). Geldof, who might most
recently be remembered as one of the
featured artists on Ihe Secret Policeman s
Ball album, one with such other rock greats
as Sting and Phil Collins, plays Pink the
character Impeccably. He blends a savvy
sympathy for the strung out with a festering
undercurrent of self-pity and malcontent, I
don't agree with the slar/dlclalor Image,
but II Is a good opening for the flashbacks
ol Pink Ihe boy yiowing up under Ihe
shadow of a father lost lo the war.
War's elfecl on Pink lightens with maturity While Another Brick in the Wall, Fart I
is playing. Pink is trying on his father's
uniform, tiltlny the cap just right, standing
at attention, while the mirror's reflection is
first his own and then that of his father yoing into battle,
The first half of The Wall is visually and
emotionally stunning. It's not all beautiful,
by any means, and if you have a queasy
stomach then look the other way for the
school children and Ihe meal grinder
scene. Violence is meant to shock some
sense Inlo the audience and II will. But the
secret Is that you're all safe in your seats
and can rebound from it. Pink doesn't.
There's a long and touching segment in the
flrsl half of Pink, ihe man handling rejection from his wife/lover. For anyone who
has ever been in a relationship lhal has
died, your heart will go out for the way it
shatters Pink. To me. although admittedly
a hopeless romantic, Ihe entire handling of
the rejection finally pin up the lasl bricks
to his emotional wall was the best pari of
the film. It could be cut out and stand on its
Unfortunately. Ihe same cannol be said
for Ihe second half of the movie. Up until
the already much-mentioned shaving
scene, where Geldof emerges like a cross
between Jesus crucified and a reptile, It
holds on to Its blllng edge. But once the
managers and the establishment try to
revive him and hurl him back on stage, the.
I movie's entire rhythm collapses. I fail lo see
J ihe correlation between rock stardom and i
( fascism, and poor Pink, who is left liuddled
around a backstage toilet bowl desperately
trying to remember his lyrics looks more j
ridiculous than pitiful. When he reaches in- '
to the toilet water to cool off the DT's he's 1
going through, you can't help but be overcome more with tevulsion than understanding,
I was left with ihe impression lhal Ihe
movie was finished in a hurry. That all the
time and precision ihat went Into constructing the first half was thrown to the wind In
the second. The first half's animation was
eerie, smooth, and slickly interwoven. The
lasl couple looked like they were done by
someone Walt Disney would only pay
under the table. While as Pink the dictator,
he leads the audience through a group effort of Nazian salutes thai come off looking
more like Gladys Knight and the Pips in
rehearsal. They just don't make extras like
they used to anymore.
But. if for half the time you're willing to be
carried away with a developing storyline, to
slide along the colours of some wildly
varied animation, and lo see some of the
album's best cuts turned Into flesh and
blood (almost literally). then see The Wall.
For the price of a movie ticket (with student
discount) you won't regret watching Geldof
release a tide of emotions and some real
flip sides to Pink's personality. I know that
there have been alol of bad reviews about
The Wall, but If you're under 25 and ever
listened to the now-defunct band then you
owe It, to Pink Floyd, and yourself, to
catch Ih •- • < > . • . - ( • • • • i . . r - . . . . Q .
& vision
'Tooles Year
eter O'Toole is back and belter
than ever! The new Bvooksfilm.
My Favorite Year stars O'Toole
as a famous swashbuckler (Allan Swan)
gone lush. Scheduled lo appear on a T V
comedy show he is assigned a babysitter the youngest of the show's comedy writers
(Mark Linn-Baker).
Megan Gray Taylor
The acting is nothing short of superb.
Baker, in his first major role, has the perfect
timing and ethnic flavor of a veteran standup comic at Grossingers. and his talent
goes further, showing the seed of real
dramatic potential. O'Toole. here, has
brought together the comic finesse of his
film The Great Catherine and the brilliant
dramatic characterization of Lawrence of
Arabia. He is louchingly sad as the "studio
creation", witty and tender as the man who
finds a comrade in young Stone. Swan at
one point, talking about the difficulty of doing a live comedy show quotes Edmund
Kean. the great Shakespearean actor who
said on his deathbed "Dying is easy, comedy is hard". O'Toole and company make
it look easy.
Joseph Bologna plays the comedy show
host. King, a frenetic Sid Ceasar type, His
performsne includes the exportable slap
stick but develops <• real person who
although a little crazy and pot to bright is
brave and lovable. The supporting cast
which includes Bill Macy. Jessica Harper,
Lalnle Kazan and Cameron Mitchell are as
good us their names are famous.
Kazan plays Ihe young writer's mother
who Is now married to a Phlliplno fighter
and lives in Bayside Queens.
She is
brilliant as the perfect "Jewish Mother"
berating her son for changing his name
from Steinberg to Stone and when Swan
comes lo their house for dinner calls him
Swariny {like the river) and tells him he
should have a family. These are some of
the funniest scenes I have ever seen.
The heart of lliis film's success is the
Steinberg - Polumbo screenplay, Their
characters are well developed, the plot
tight, the humor dry but upfront and
balanced by real interaction that leaves you
feeling like you jusl had dinner with some
old friends.
My Favorite Year marks Richard Benjamlns's directorial debut, and o h , what a
beginning. He has learned from his own
comedy acting background Ihe importance
of liming. Humor has to flow like conversation and Benjamin has paced every line,
every scene to perfection - to get away
with some of the overused metaphors in
the film il had to be. And perhaps that's the
best example of his success. When Aunt
Sophia comes late to dinner you know
she's going to look awful (dressed to meet
ihe star) but It works.
Unconditionally, this is one of the best
films I've seen this year. For O'Toole fans,
there is no need to talk you into seeing this
film. O'Toole's last film The Stuntman gave
us visual evidence of the stars personal battle with the boltle. Many including myself
thought we'd seen the lasl of him. Perhaps
that's why his portrayal of this aging star
with the same problem Is so very good.
Personal experience Is often Ihe best
teacher. O'Toole is thinner, but no less
elegant than he was In his film debut Lawrence.
This film is genuine enterlainment. a
combination period piece (set in 1954 with
altendenl costumes and sets), Mel Brooks
lype comedy, and touching story of real
people. There Is a rumor that Ihe story line
of this film is based on the real story of Erroi
Plynn. who In the same situation was
assigned a young comedy writer to keep
him sober, ihat writer was none other lhan
Mel Brooks, The film carries a disclaimer as
lo any relation to real people, but given the
facl tint Brooksfllms is the production
company, 1 have my doubts.
True or nut, don'l miss this one It's my
favorite comedy film <»f ihlsyear.
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Fee Is $6.50, participants must prereglster, call the Loft at 466-5503
R o b e r t K l e i n —Speaker's Forum. $4
with lax card, $5 without. Oct 16 at 8:00
pm In University G y m .
S e m i - F o r m a l Kappa Alpha Psl Frat. Oct
15. For Info, call Douglas (455-6844) or
Lionel (434-4141 ext. 368)
C o m m u n i t y U n i v e r s i t y D a y on uptown campus Oct 16 from 12:00-5:00 pm.
6) REM
7) Jimmy Cliff
top twenty
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1) Dexy's Midnight Runners
Come on
2) Duran Duran
3} Various
Hudson Rock
4) Bow Wow Wow
/ Want Candu
5) A B C
The Lexicon of Love
Chronic Town
8) English Beat
Special Beat Seroicc
9) Psychedelic Furs
Forever Now
10) Stray Cats
Built for Speed
11) Tony Basil
12) Fear of Strangers
Fear of Strangers
13) The Who
It's Hard
14) Bananarama
"Shy Boy"
15) Joe Jackson
Night and Day
16) Marshall Crenshaw Marshall Crenshaw
17) Scritti Pollttl
Songs lo Remember
18) Men at Work
Business as Usual
19) Modern English
After the Snow
20) The Jam
"The Bitterest Pill"
A dashing desire
A waning
turns to lustful
satin caresses.
glimpses of the
What power have
1 to lure?
Linda Quinn
T o the Keillor:
I don't fool thai I said anything wrong in my interview
with Tori Ktiplowllz, I also Tool that Ms. Kaplmvit/ luuullcd
the story with it lot of compassion and a real ullcttipt ill
fairness. If, however, Dean Brown, Middle Faith, Campus
Security, and other offices on campus wouldn't talk lo Ms.
Knplowii/ or didn't say whin they wanted to when they
talked 10 her, it is in no way her responsibility or mine. O f
course. I'm talking about the article in the September 24ih
edition of the ASP entitled "Raped Woman finds Utile
University Support,"
I was sorry to see that Middle Earth felt that it was being
aliacked. I'm the first to admit I lull Middle Earth is a good
agency that does help a lot o f people and would help more
if more people went to them, However, through some son
of oversight that could have happened to anyone, they
handled rfiy ease badly.
Although Dean Drown was very supportive of me on a
personal level, ho seemed to imply in his loner lo the ediioi
that we are on opposing sides. I don't feel I lull tills is accurate. I agreed with many o f the things that ho said in his
loner and I hope that ho agrees with me thai rape is a terrible thing and that the university should lake a strong stand
Generally, i f Security was more compassionate l o rape
victims and i f the infirmary actually was willing to give aid
to rape victims, long after the event like they say they aio.
and Middle Earth had some counselors trained lo deal exclusively with rape, it would make things easier lor uipe v icllms,
In my opinion, the university is not completely lo blame
for trying to downplay the problem of rape on campus, II
more rape victims reported their rapes lo Seciuily, the Infirmary, or Middle Earth, it would bo bettor for them and ii
would also show the University Administration lluil ittpo
occurs on campus enough lo warrant ils being given more
I was told that I couldn't press charges against my attacker in criminal court because of the lime that elapsed
between the Incident and the lime thin I made out the police
report, I also found oui since then thai if I had made out
the icpori right after the attack, the District Attorney probably would have pressed charges, and presumably, since if
justice is done the guilty are punished, my attacker would
have ended up in jail. Since this is the ease and because of
what wont on in the judicial hearing, I can't mulct stand
,,hovv my attacker could have only been given probation instead of being dismissed from school. I think tltut whai ho
did to mo was a little worse than plagiarism.
Since the stories about me in the ASP have appeared and
llie ensuing letters to the editor have appeared, many people have boon harassing me because they fool that i f the
school didn't dismiss my attacker, that the school mtisl
consider him not to bo at fault. According to Ibis theory,
they feel that I did a bad thing by " f a l s e l y " accusing my attacker o f rape. In other words, even though my attacker is
the one that hurt mo, many people fool that I should be the
one to be punished.
—Konna Shapiro
Specific feminism
A lonely moment
Who's to be punished
k c t r hem hate 3 ° lofflj a s then f e a r " ' - ' ~ k u d u s f t c c i u , s , I7Q-10 E.G. -f
live thru
J r j j m . J s U ^ Y ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ T p '
To the [Cditor:
This letter is a response lo Robert Maniniano's column
of Friday, October S, tilled " T h e feminist political game."
Martiniano accuses feminists of alienating feminist men. I
would like lo respond as a man who considers himself a
Maniniano's political game seems lo bo filling his article
with damning statements which are completely unsubstantiated, but which are presented as fact, For example: " flic
Black movements of the sixties failed..." Is this line'.' Do
we Mill have segregated lunch counters, watci fountains,
rostrooms, colleges? Have there not been gioss changes in
the legal system to attempt to bring black people opportunities that lltey had previously been denied? O f course,
no one would claim thai all discrimination has disappeared,
thai all injustices have boon corrected, bill did the civil
rights movement really " f a i l " ? I don't think so.
Martiniano says: " W o m e n (of the feminist movement)
are alienating the group of men who really believe in the
feminist cause..." <\ny substantiation offered? None.
Allow me lo offer sonic points to refute, fhc lurgesl
feminist organization in the country, the National
Organization lor Women, lias always allowed and encouraged the participation of men. I have belonged lo
NOW for ten years and never fell alienated in the slightest,
At its national convention kisi weekend there wore a large
number o f male delegates, including at least one male from
inn own Albany chapter, I don't think ho feels alienated
cither, flic fact thai so main men participate acliyel) in
NOW indicates a uue lack of alienation!
Who are these men who feel alienated? And just who are
these women who are alienating? Martiniano does not iden
lil'y eiihei group, although we ma) nssiin e dial ho himself
feels alienated, Yet wo are at a loss to understand why, even
after reading his lengthy column, l i e makes the valid point
lhal men can be (and should be) pan of the feminist
political force. "Exclusion in Ibis process only limits the
movement," he says. I agree, and dial's why I am glad we
arc not excluded. From what have vou been excluded, M r .
Man mi,ino?
Mr. Martiniano says: " these women . . . are plavlng the
suae antkiitaicd games the patriarchs ill' the soclol) a r c , "
vol he never Identifies any o f these games, and I unial a loss
lo understand whal he means, I eaitnol even begin Id aigiie
when there is no substance will) which to disagree. He talks
about only one issue: violence. In this contest, he makes
the generall/ations that " O n e cunnot defeat lite enemy using the enemy's luetics without becoming oneol l i t e m " and
"Violence becomes a perpetuating cycle." Although these
loiiv goucrull/ullons may indeed he uue, such winds do not
do much for the woman alone on the street being attacked
In a man twice her si/e. I abhor violence as well, hut I ihink
I'd rather be skilled in self-defense llttiti be taped. I here is
eel taints a difference on a moral level between selfpreservation and general violence. I oliv gcnerall/ulions
siiunlv do not account for an individual woman's problems
on a dark, deserted street,
What I ihink is most dtingcrous uhoui Mr. Maniniano's
column is lhat ho buses his entire sol nl thoughts on
picmiscs thai ho does not substantiate in mi) way, I he
careless reader might he templed to accept as a tact lhal
" m e n are being alienated from lite feminist movement bv
the feminists." NOT T R U E ! A n d the olhei d.uigct is ihe
age-old one of ovcr-gcnerull/lng about a group in political
movement and making lhal movomoni iuni a single cmiiv
wiih a single thought, Reading ihU column, one would got
Ihe idea lhal all feminists are the same, thai the) all believe
in ihe same things, lhal they all snuggle in die same vviiu,
One would read lhal Ihe civil rieliis inovenioill was a single
until) with one viewpoint (did King agiee with Sovvton.'i,
One would lead thai all feminist men ate being alienated bv
ibis one single politic of the Amcilcan feminist woman. It's
all rubbish, Ihe feminist movement is many tilings: n \ in
credibly diverse, as is every political movement. II M i .
Mailinittno has fell alienated by specific ihlitgs in specific
wavs, I wish he would loll us of lhat, and not brand an entire movement of women A N D men as he doe-.
I must oiler one final point: lie ask-: " W h v should I as a
male support a non-male oriented politkal movement?"
He then dismissed outright Ihe possibility lhal a "deep
sense o f whal is political!) and initially tight in w r o n g " Is a
jiistilication. I can hardly ihink o f a bellet one! It i\ possible lo believe in some son of order, ami that tacisiu, >cv-ism, ageism, and other forms of hate ate iusi plain tvrnng.
Although I ihink there arc plenty o f direct benefits lor men
•In the femlnisl movement, the overall force guiding me is
lhat discrimination is just wrong 1 Racism is wrong! Whv
can't it be lhal simple?
David Jammer
Ih'iHirmwni nl' \lit\ic
Creative litter
I n Ihe Editor:
On Saturday, October " , this univoisiiv hosted the New
York Stale Section of the American Association o f Physics
foach.Ts. Ihe l o c a l Arrangements Coiutninee hoped we
could use ihe occasion to showcase the campus l o o m mail)
visitors from around the slide, Unfortunately, i l u . was not
to be.
The lecture room where we met hud apparently boon used
Ihe previous evening and Ihe quality of Ihe litter we found
• there was a source of major embarrassment. One would expeel university students lo be an courant on good nutrition
yel we found evidence of massive consumption of j u n k
food: candy wrappers, popcorn and potato chip bags, f a b
cans and so on ad nauseam. Many of the people theie the
previous night nuisi have remembered their lessons aboui
nutrition in mid-snack, flow else to explain the spilled sodam! food on Ihe benches and floor and Ihe many hah lllli;
And if llie lack of quality of I I I : llitcl wasn't enot ;h oi
an embarrassment, the lack of urulnalliy and creativity in
the doodling and graffiti on the bench lops h i t the arrangements committee red faced. One member loll eutly
and was last seen applying lor a iob as a ( uminis.ionc! ol
Doodling and ( i r a l l i l i at Ihe Stale l.ducation Dcpnilii.vilt.
l i e , ai least, won't rest until something Is done ul < nl ii
Manv of our guests commented on the l i b c i u s , . ilu
" p o e t r y " , I ho obvious lack ul luloill in I ho an n m l niu i k
conspicuous absence ol musical composition .
original compositions, It mti) be d l j l i ill - : :1a,
even though Ihe benches were a n . I'd l i c e
unvihlng we could point to vvltit piidc, • .vas u ...
one of us vvoill out and got a hunts- ol I am " .
began lo clean o f f ihe bench lops as an. . i-ivelv •
hie In between talks, If the fitcullv would . l o f f c v . i l i i u i
else it is doing and conecntiale on ihcso n -: pen .;' I>.
nexi group ol doodlcis won't cml',iri;i.s the
xt '.nl •
tuiigcmcuis committee,
•K, l.aniil
• "I Winn >
Clarified voice
I o I he Editor:
In Ihe last issue ol the. IS/', a lellci I widleuppciircd mulct
ihe litlc " W ho's \ nice?". It lias been bioiight lo niv .men.
lion thai ill) niighiul intent was clouded anil miscoilsli , . d .
I hope lhat Ibis will el,nil) llie -iiuaiion.
xtv intent was IO call aiteniion to whal I fell was in hi|.
pon,ml issue - 1 he Sludoill \ nice article, It was not in nil)
way, shape, oi lot in intended to slight Student Assosiatlon
in llie least. On the c'imiinf)', S. \ . lias done a iiiagniliceni
j o b this sear.
this administration,.ifiore so than ait.v olhoi in mv ('out
yours hero at SUNYA, (ins done tile most I'm sliideitls ai
this and ollict universities, I licv worked hard ovci the summer, in conjunction with the summer planning conference,
to give incoming students an honest and fresh look .u S.A.
I bev have actively sought and encouraged puiiicinaiion in
all aspects ol' sludoill life.
I his prist weekend, l a l l l c s i , wns the result o f u loi of
hard vvoik on the purl o f minis S.A. funded groups and
especially die mirk of one man, Maik Wepiin, Diioeior ol
Ibis coming weekend is
I'nienis' Homecoming weekend. Again a lot o f hard work
has gone into it and again S.A, was direct!) involved.
Daniel Robb and f i n d ) Kill,', co-chairpersons of I'nienis'
Weekend, have/put in long hours in the hopes dial litis
weekend is a success,
Mike, Ann Murie, ami loll' should all be commended for
a iob well done.
—Philip fiviitile
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Central Council Candidate State Quad
There are lots of things I could say in this space but the most important thing
I can do(l think) is to tell you all how I feel about this election and let you
decide for yourselves.
Each quad gets four seats on the Central Council, three of State's seats are
now filled, none are held by Freshmen. Let's face it: State is the Freshman
Quad. We have to send a strong voice to the Central Council, someone who
understands our views and needs. I would very much like to be that voice.
If you agree with what I'm saying then I want you to help me show the
Student Association that Freshmen really are aware of what's going on
politically at SUNYA
1) Grab your tax can!
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3) Cast a vote to send someone 10 il»' Crmlral Council who knows whal w o r e alter and isn't alraid
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suDjecl lo change Some serv.ee requires leservalions
this experience In order to prepare for the
Albany Invitationals. the New York Stale
Regional*, and the Nationals, all ol' which
occur later in the season."
Albany Stale currently has a record of
7-4, They have won iheir lasl five meets, including two this past Saturday.
At Monclair State, Albany captured se
cond, third, and fourth places on u hilly
4.75 mile course. Albany Stale captain
Bruce Shapiro finished second with a lime
of 25:18.
Nick Sullivan, who Munsey
thinks is one o f the most improved runners
on the team, finished third with a lime ol
25:21, Ian Clements finished fourth with a
lime of 25:25. Montclair's Dan Wiyglns
look firsl In the event with a time of 24:5fv
Others lo finish for Albany included Jim
b r w i n , with a lime of 26:16; Sllvu in 26:1.V
Callaci in 26:36; and Pete Wamslcker with
a lime of 27:06.
Meanwhile, at Vassar, Albany's Chris
Lam finished first over the 5.05 mile
course, with a lime of 27:45. " I decided 10
leave Lain back at Vassar in order to lei him
gain the experience of being a lead runner,"
explained Munsey.
Kacaudes finished second with a lime of
28:38, and John Igoe finished third at
Today, October 15, marks the official start of the college basketball season. A l l the
work that goes into an off-season, cither In the coach who recruits new playets and
plans for how Ihey will be used, or the players who pla> in lUltunct leagues and work
out on their own to further their individual talents, begins lo take shape now, in
preparation for opening night five or vis '.seek down the road
it is a long season filled with injuries, compel ii ion foi jobs, resulting.hue-up. changes,
and that's before the games starl. Once the regular season begin 1 , il ilunus en well,
there's increased media attention, a feeling of pride, of accomplishment, and also
pressure lo keep winning, especially if il Is new to the program, II dungs don't go so
well, there are different by-products - dissension, frustration, and either fan pressure or
fan apathy, both of which are bad, but not hah as bad us the two worsl possibilities;
resignation to defeat and self douht. Once you welcome defeat, it is haul to get it to go
away. Once you doubl yourself and youi team, then you cati'l execute properly, and
tilings just gel worse. How a leant reads lo their situation is ,i crucial factor as to
whether they can either maintain Iho positive ot reu'lsc lite negative,
Oct ling o f f lo a slow siart does not necessarily .pell doom for an entile eason, Two
years ago, Hobby Knight's Indiana team BOI o f f to, by I lousier standards a woeful start,
losing to Pan American and Cleimon in the Rainbow Classic, and then struggling early
in the llig II) race. Halfway through their league schedule. Indiana was l >-7, but ihey got
hoi, losing only one more game, a good enough finish lo earn the lloosiers tin at large
N C A A bid. and the test is histors I hat Hobby Knight could keep his leant together in a
positive enough stale of mind until they hit their winning stride is an indication o f why
tilt N C A A championship team should have a coach whose personality can override thai
of his playets, enough so that he can have llietti think as one group, not as fifteen Individuals.
Now, it is obvious thai one element aehainpiorHhip leant tn'Cils is lo mesh together in
late February, an idea thai is both obvious and unpredictable, Hut there are two other
elements which are right out in the open where everyone can see them, rite first, I
believe, is a must, I ooking hack on past champions, Ihey all had thai one super player
who rose tu the challenge at the at the eittelal moment, lames Worthy, Isllllt Thomas,
I'Jartcll G r i f f i t h , l-'atvin Johnson, etc... Without a dominant player, a team can not
Most, In t not .ill. N( A , \ champs have had a coach with a dominant personality, A l
Met'mils. Hobby Knight. IJeuri Smith, Joe I), Hall (backed tip by lite Rupp legend), and
John Wo.ulcn I W O exception would be Noun Sloan and Jud lleathcoat, two fine
coaches' who lack charisma Sloan's l l )74 N.C. Stale leant had David 1 hompson, Tom
Burleson and Mottle I'owe, while lleaiheoal had Johnson and Ciieg Kelser. It is apenlllil than the dominant coach.
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finish second in the meet: " O u r leant goes
through a three phase training program
which points toward the Regionals. Right
now we're In phase Iwo of our program.
We have a strong leant and should finish at
least second in this meet. Chris Callacc is
our pivotal runner. If he finishes high up
there, we should make second place. We
should certainly finish in the first three.
Our main conipelilor is I'rccdonia. They
were tough lasl year, and they should have
mosl of Iheir runners back."
Dane runner, Todd Silva, agrees with the
"Fredonia will be tough, since
everyone o f Iheir lop seven runners is returning. We can, however, conceivably give
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one step on the way to the Nationals, We
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ing yardage to 1187 yards as he passed former Albany Slate career
record holder Brad Aldrich, who
threw for 1125 yards between 1976
and 1978. Pratt also broke Aldrich's
career completion mark of 83.
In spite of last week's loss to
Southern Connecticut, Albany's 4-4
defense has still remained tough.
The Owl's 16 points, six of which
were scored on that falcful kickoff
return, brought the Dane total
points allowance to 30 in four
games. Linebacker Bob Cohen's 11
solo tackles and nine assists, which
helped hold the high powered Owl
offense to 72 yards on the ground,
earned him a berth on the ECAC
weekly team.
But tomorrow the Danes must
look ahead and try to rebound after
that disheartening loss of last week.
"We're going to come out with
everything we've g o t , " said
Marcella, "We're not going to hold
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Women booters frustrated in Manhattanvilletie
By Dan Corsl
Although pulling forth a fine effort last Wednesday against
Manhaitanville, the women's varsity soccer team could only salvage a
2-2 lie. Coach Amy Kidder said the
contest' was "very frustrating,
especially when we dominated most
of the second half."
After a slow start, the Dane
boolers managed lo score the lone
goal of Ihe first hair. With 14:30 left
in the half, a phenomenal score was
made off a head shot by Dee Marfe.
Lisa France had the assist in what
was the first goal ever headed in by
an Albany State woman soccer
Twelve minutes into the second
half, Manhallanvillc evened Ihe
game with a direct kick by Sylvie
Madson. "A nice shot," goallender
Cathy Rosso remarked.
The Danes created most of the
action throughout the half and did
gel many shots but none thai scored
easily. "An excellent goalie," said
Kidder, "We were just missing by
About fifteen minutes imo ihe second half the Danes started to click.
Their offensive maneuvers were
beginning lo flow. Albany was
breaking through the opponents
lines, bul was unable lo capitalize at
the right times.
Approximately 22 minutes inlo
the half, Manhallanvillc scored a
direct kick that put them ahead 2-1.
This time it was Robin Murello with
the goal. The score forced the
Danes lo play catch-up ball.
"We played good, hard team-ball
to gel the goal that was needed,"
said Coach Kidder. The Dane score
finally came with three minutes left
in Ihe game. Sue Slagel assisted
Marfe with her second goal. The
penetration ended there as both
teams were unable to score in the
two overtimes.
The Danes had 28 shols on goal
with 6 saves, while Manhattan had
10 shols with 16 saves.
"The kids are young bul I can see
they're coming around very quickly," Coach Kidder said enthusiastically. "They hung in there;
down to the wire and that shows a
team's good character. What we
needed was a little more luck with
the close shots."
"It's belter than losing, but very
frustrating; as we dominated most
of Ihe game," was France's assessment of the game.
This Saturday the boolers clash
with their strongest compelilor, the
New York Stale number one ranked
University of Rochester. The Danes
record is now 5-1-2.
"I know we're gonna give them a
lough bailie this time, we want it,"
exclaimed Rosso. The game starts
at 4:00 pm at home.
Women harriers blank Oneonta
By M a r k
The women's cross country team
won their fifth straight meet on
Tuesday when Ihcy shutout Oneonta 15-47. Albany had the lop five
finishers, and 15 points constitute a
shutout. The blanking was the first
ever by an Albany women's cross
country team, while many other
records were set during the onesided meet.
Freshman runner Kalhy McCarthy set a school record for (he
course when she was clocked at
18:43.5. The previous record of
18:49.0 was shared by McCarthy
and Chris Gardner. Other outslan-
The w o m e n harriers continued their winning ways by blanking
Oneonta lor their fifth in a row.
Spikers triumph
over Union
under stress
By llise Levine
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The Albany women's volleyball
team won a decisive victory over
Union College last Tuesday. The
spikers look the first two games
I5-8, I5-6, narrowly blew the third
game 15-12 and came back strong in
the fourth game 15-5 to clinch Ihe
Although the team won, Coach
Pat Dwycr said that, "they played
one of their worst matches and
lacked enthusiasm" against the very
psyched-up Union team. He attributed the team's problem to the
mental and physical stress of playing three big matches in one week.
In addition to Tuesday's game, the
spikers play West Point and face
the University of Vermont, Smith
College and Hartford, at the Springfield Tournament.
Donna Chaiet, the team captain
singled out Liz Rosentel, a Junior
who made Ihe all-star state team
last year, as having an outstanding
game against Union.
said,"If the team plays up to their
ability this week, we'll be in good
Friday 10:00-7:00
ding performances were turned in
by Karen Kurlhy (19:05), Siobhan
Griffon (19:17), Donna Burnham
(19:24), and Belle Dzamba (19:54).
McCarthy, Kurlhy, Burnham, and
Dzamba; times were all personal
Coach Ron While was ecstatic
over his team's performance: "To
have five runners under 20 minutes
was our goal for the year. What
they did today is where 1 hoped
they'd be at this point in (he
season." White was very impressed
with how hard his team ran,
especially D/amba. She showed
"determination and desire" according to White, in overtaking an
Oneonta runner for fifth place in
the last mile.
The squad is striving toward
posl-season competition, which
begins in two weeks. While added,
"The learn doesn't realize how
good they really are. They don't
know their capabilities."
The next meet is Ihe SUNY Invitational ai Oneonta on Saturday.
The team will be without Kurlhy,
bul Coach While hopes lo fill the
gap with some of that "depth" he
feels his cross country learn '
The Albany
State women's v a r s i t ; soccer t e a m was
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N, Y,
It wasn't dramatic. It wasn't spectacular. It certainly
wasn't the best played game. But it was a win, something
the Albany State men's soccer team has not enjoyed in a
long time. T h e Danes broke their five game winless streak,
with a l-O victory over the winless Indians o f Siena In
Loudonville, Tuesday afternoon.
C o a c h Bill S c h i c f f e l i n w a s pleased with t h e
wln."Hopefully this will get us back o n the right track. W e
haven't been playing well and we are certainly capable o f
playing a lot belter than we have b e e n , " he said.
The Danes dominated Ihe first half, scoring the lone goal
of the game at 34:43. Co-captain John Markcs headed the
ball past goalie Mark Elisco o n a well executed cross pass
from John Issclhard. Despite numerous scoring opportunities, the Danes were unable to turn any more o f their
chances into goals. Markes h a d a sure goal taken away
from him on a fine play by goalie Elisco. " I f I would have
put it lower, I would have h a d a g o a l , " said M a r k c s . T h e
chance was the result of a good effort by Dane Terry Bacchus.
D o r i a n " C h u b b y " Fanfare was also denied in his bid for
a score. Breaking d o w n the middle of Ihe field on a pass
from Michael Conolly, F a n f a r e was unable t o get the shot
off. T h e Danes out shot the Indians I0-2 in the first half
and 15-8 overall. Elisco make 10 saves, while Albany goalie
T o m Merritt m a d e five saves.
o n this t e a m , " said Schicffelin. " Y o u say things have to
start going our way, but there is just not that much time left
in the season, I hope we're back o n the right track."
The Danes accomplished two things o n Tuesday In Siena.
They w o n , and probably more Importantly, these were
smiles after the game. The long faces they have worn since
September 25 were gone, replaced by the j o y o f victory.
It wasn't dramatic, ft wasn't spectacular. It wasn't their
best win. But it was sweet, and will be savored for n
Not even the sure foot of Dane Jerry Isaacs could
help the Albany State hooter's long losing spell.
However, the soccer team ended Its five-game
winless streak with a 1-0 victory over Siena.
Danes' character on the line against Cortland
By Marc Ilaspel
There comes a time during the course o f a long season
when every team must prove its character. Usually it arrives
after a major team setback — a disappointing loss or
perhaps an injury to a key player. The team's maturity is
tested as it must shake off the unfortunate and look ahead
Dane sophomore halfback Dave Soldlnl Is averagl.
4.2 yards per carry this season for Albany.
to the next challenge. For the Great Danes o f Albany, the
time has c o m e .
Riding the crest of a three-game winning streak, the
Danes were halted last weekend by the Division II Southern
Connecticut State College Owls in the final seconds o f play.
It may well have been the most heartbreaking loss ever suffered o n University Field.
S o tomorrow the Danes are faced with the task o f proving their resiliency. Albany will get the opportunity to show
its team character as the Danes take o n the Cortland Red
Dragons in A l b a n y Stale's traditional H o m e Coming contest. .
" E a c h team develops a personality o f its o w n . When
you've payed the price and don't achieve the goal y o u
wanted, it hurts," said Albany State head coach Bob Ford
referring to last week's painful loss. "It will be interesting
to see how they will bounce back. I'd be disappointed if
they d i d n ' t . "
Last season Ihe Danes visited Cortland under adverse
conditions. Having just lost the services o f starting quarterback T o m Pratt the week before against the University o f
.Buffalo Bulls, Albany was forced to g o with backup signalcaller T o m Roth. While the relatively inexperienced
replacement did the j o b as well as could be expected, the
Danes fell to defeat against their S U N Y rivals 20-14. It was
the first time Cortland had ever beaten Albany o n the
Thc'heart o f thai Cortland team from last season returns
t o m o r r o w l o battle t h e D a n e s . C o m i n g off a resounding
victory over the Brockporl Golden Eagles 45-20, head
coach Ed Decker brings his Dragons to Albany with a
record of 3-2 this season.
T h e Red D r a g o n offense is engineered by quarterback
Jay Cieply. A sturlcr a year a g o against the Dunes, this 5'
I I " 185 p o u n d senior h a s completed 34 of 84 passing attempts for 41H yards a n d two t o u c h d o w n s .
" H e ' s not u great r u n n e r , h e ' s not a great thrower, he
just gets Ihe j o b d o n e , " said Dune assistant Rick Marcella,
w h o a t t e n d e d t h e Brockporl game.
Cieply d o e s m o s t o f his .throwing t o primary receiver
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The Danes o p e n e d the g a m e with new faces in the lineup.
Sophomores Scott Cohen and Michael Finkelman started
for the first time this year. Missing from the starling team
were co-captain Jerry Isaacs, Terry Bacchus, and Dominique Cadet. " W e had some internal problems which have to
be Ironed o u t , " said Schicffelin. " W h e n a team loses, the,
guys start getting down. Instead o f taking it out on Ihe opposition, they have been taking il out on each other."
In the second half, the Danes almost fell into the same
hole that has plagued them for most o f the season. Once in
the lead, Ihey fail l o keep up the pressure, and crawl back
into a defensive shell. Except for two good chances by
Markes and Isaacs, Ihe Danes allowed Siena l o make
several charges at the Albany net. With three minutes left,
Men booters halt slide by defeating Siena 1 -0
Merritt made a save on Tim Walsh, who was left unguarded
in the middle o f the penalty box. T h e Dane defense, led by
Michael Miller, turned in another stellar performance, as
Albany recorded it's third shutout o f the year, improving
their record to 3-3-3.
Schicffelin is hoping that the Danes have regained their
early season form, as they take o n Blnghamton, Saturday
at home. Blnghamton is currently ranked number six in
New York State Division III. "We're a young team and
we're having some troubles now, but it's something we all
have to work o n together. We have a lot o f talented guys
Frank B u r m , a 6 ' 1 " 180 p o u n d senior. B u r m was all over
the Buffalo secondary earlier in the season with eight pass
receptions for 234 yards. O n t h e year, Burm h a s pulled in
21 catches for a season total of 479 y a r d s .
" H e ' s got good speed, g o o d h a n d s , a very good
receiver," Marcella said.
The Dragons run a pro-style offense featuring a split
backficld, a flanker and two split ends. Sharing the
backficld chores are two fine runningbacks both o f whom
appeared in last season's game against the Danes. Team
captain Mike Bowe, a 5 ' , 1 1 " 185 pounder, leads the
Dragon running attack with 63 carries for 325 yards and
five touchdowns. Bowe became the first rusher in Cortland
football history to pass the 2000-yard mark.
Cortland's other runningback is 5' I I " 180-pound
sophomore Dave Cook. This fullback was selected E C A C
Rookie-of-the-Year for his performances in the 1981 season
and has gained 271 yards this year o n 65 carries.
"Nothing fancy, they come right at y o u , " assessed
Marcella o f the Cortland offensive attack. "They're pretty
well balanced, they pass and run well."
The Dragons run a 4-3 defense that has allowed its o p ponents an "average o f 330 yards per game. T h e defensive
line should present the Danes with quite a match up along
the line of scrimmage. Setting up on the line for Cortland
urc a.pair of massive tackles in 5' 1 1 " 260 p o u n d Dana
D o b s o n and 6' 0 " 250-pound Paul Falsonc.
C o r t l a n d ' s 4-3 is keyed by its strong lincbacking crew. In
the middle slot is 6' 1" 220 p o u n d Bob Uatcson. H e is
flanked by Brian M o o n e y , a 6 ' 1 " 210 p o u n d e r , o n o n e side
and Mike Greco on the other.
Possessing a strong secondary, the D r a g o n s have picked
off 14 interceptions so far this season, C o r n e r b a c k Mike
Molsay leads thai d e p a r t m e n t with three grubs.
T o m o r r o w ' s game represents the midpoint o f the Dune's
season. At this j u n c t u r e , the D a n e s ' offense, led by Pratt,
has uvcruged 300 yards per game including 136 yards
rushing and 164 yards passing. P r a t t ' s 85-yard passing effort against Southern Connecticut increased his career puss14W
October 19,1982
Irate Solidarity
ralliers chide
Reagan, call
for more jobs
2 more sexual
raise total to 9
this semester
By Bob (Jurdlnlcr
By Gina A b e n d
Union representatives and Irate workers
from across New York Stale converged at
ihe Capitol in Albany Saturday in ihe cold,
breezy weather for a Solidarity II Rally. As
leaders representing about 80 various
unions, political and community groups approached the speaker's podium, ihe rally
evolved into un energetic display of union
support of ihe policies of Mario Cuomo
and the rest of ihe Democratic ticket in the
upcoming elections. The march slatted at 11:4.1 with shouted
slogans of "Ronald Reagan, he's no good,
send him back lo Hollywood!" and "jellybeans lor ihe rich, nothing for the poor!"
echoing off Ihe walls of surrounding
Slowly ihe estimated crowd of 400 lo 500
marchers moved toward the capltol
building Ire i the slutting point at Ihe Empire Slale Plaza. Edward liloch, representative of the United Electrical Workers and
one of ihe initiators of Ihe rally, led Ihe
march with shouts ihrough a bullhorn inspiring the marchers to voice the demands
of their unions.
"The rally was organized to bring
pressure on slale government concerning
jobs, unemployment insurance and social
problems," according lo Lawrence WinLAURA BOSTICK UPS
ner, SUNYA history professor and one of
Between 500 and 600 parents of students as well as neighbors of the University strolled through the Lecture Center area on Saturday afternoon to enjoy
the event's organizers.
the varied exhibits and activities offered as part of the eleventh annual ComRobert Redlo, chairman of the even) and
munity University Day.
manager of the Mid-Hudson Textile
workers Union, said, "In spite of ihe AFLThis year's program, which locused on careers, featured demonstrations of
calligraphy, visual arts, pottery, and computer science. Many on-campus
C'lO union rally in June which the unions
groups had tables displaying information about their organization and often
look a part in, we felt the need for another
offered slide presentations.
one, and there will be more in ihe future.'-'
The union members, sonic coming from
Food of all kinds was plentiful, with anything from baklava to strudel to fried
as far awuy us Buffalo, carried signs calling
for more jobs and an extension of
— Fran Scheir
unemployment benefits. Some posters supported candidates for the November elections while others blamed Reagan for existing economic problems. Folk singers led
protest songs during ihe march, although
few people seemed in the mood lo sing
The crowd congregated in from of Ihe
B y Belli B r u i s e r
no! act before July 2 when required to d o
Stale Capitol Building where a platform
so, the (Election Board) should take correcwith a speaker's podium and microphones
T h e New York Stale S u p r e m e C o u r t of
tive action...it appears that the (Election)
were set up. People huddled together and A l b a n y C o u n t y rejected M o n d a y a lawsuit
Board h a s taken n o a c t i o n . . . . "
tried lo slay oui of the cold autumn wind, filed by S U N Y A students t o establish o n " T h e r e seemed t o be a contradiction betwhile members of various groups such as c a m p u s polling places.
ween the law cited a n d his d e c i s i o n . " said
The Socialist Movement,'The Independent
S A A t t o r n e y Mark Mishler w h o is
S A President Michael C o r s o .
Labor Party and campaign workers for representing the students, said he h a s filed u
The legality of this lawsuit lies in the fact
various candidates circulated through the notice of appeal with the Appcllalc Division
that there are m o r e that 1,000 regislcrcd
crowd with information handouts.
of the Slate S u p r e m e C o u r t ' s Third Departvoters in both of the voting districts, figures
Speakers, introduced under the direction m e n t .
which violate the q u o t a s sel in section 4-100
10»T h e lawsuit requested t h e B o a r d o f Elecof the Election L a w .
tions t o establish a separate polling place
SUNYA students w h o are registered in
within the 15th Ward o f A l b a n y ' s Third
Albany C o u n t y find il difficult to vote
District a n d for u separate polling place
because of the long distance of the polling
within the First District in tlie Town of
places from c a m p u s . O n - c a m p u s voting'
booths would .supposedly increase sulci
r h e defendants' respondent named
" T h e case will tie argued ellhei fucsda)
the suit were the \ l b a n y C o u n t Board
or W e d n e s d a y , " said Mishler. " I l is out
Elections tnd its Commissioners Georgt P.
belief that ilic Board of Elections is
Scaring! i l i j and R a y m o n d !. Kinley(R).
authorized lo'designate polling places,
Judge George I . C o b b said the Iwo
" I t is essential that we gel the polling
municipalities should have been named in
place ihis y e a r , " said C o r s o , " f o r two main
the suit since "it is the city a n d town which
reasons. 1 iisi of all, ibis is a general d eIcecIIHISI selccl polling places in the new
mis everyone.
A n d seliich
sedistricts (according in Election I aw Section
c o n d , " he i M i l l l l
ill till
and we
IOI g( ng our rights. Tl > is
However, ( ' o b b did m e n t i o n in his decinot conductive to voting."
sion " t h a t Section 4-100 of ihe Election
Corso said, " i f we d o n ' t get il t h i s ; ar,
Law...says that if said legislative bodies d o
we'll gel il guaranteed next y e a r . "
Judge rejects polling place suit,
SA files appeal notice with court
T w o incidents involving sexual harassment, o n e of public lewdness a n d a n o t h e r
of sexual abuse, were reported t o University
Police last week, raising Ihe total of such Incidents lo nine ihis semester;
Twenty year old Jorge C'alderon, o f S t a l e
Q u a d , was held In Albany C o u n t y Juil in
lieu of 3.7500 bail alter being charged wilh
o n e count of third-degree sexual abuse a n d
one count of second-degree burglary, according t o Unvlcrsity Police a n d Ihe A l b a n y
C o u n t y ' s DA Office. Culdcron is l o be
released and arraigned in A l b a n y C o u n t y
Court today, afler his first arraignment
Saturday was adjourned s o he could find a
A Slate Q u a d w o m a n reported t o University Police thai she was a w a k e n e d at 6:25
a . m . S a t u r d a y m o r n i n g by s o m e o n e
touching her b u l l o c k s . U p o n turning over,
she recognized C'alderon, a n a c q u a i n t a n c e ,
a n d yelled al him t o gel o u t . H e then r a n
out of the r o o m . T h e w o m a n went t o her
RA, a n d Ihey rcporled Ihe incident l o ihe
Public Safety D e p a r t m e n t .
Police said lhal C'alderon bus been charged wilh burglary because he knowingly
entered a n d r e m a i n e d in a dwelling
unlawfully. Sexual abuse is considered a
Class A misdemeanor, a n d is legally defined
as subjecting a person t o sexual contact
without the latler's consent, according l o
police. T h e accused will also be referred lo
the University Judicial Board, police said.
O n e police officer commented " l h a l Ihis
y o u n g m a n obviously h a s a problem
relating in a c a m p u s environment. Often in
similar previous cases, [he Dean of Students
Office has determined whether or not the
p e r p e t r a t o r should live on c a m p u s , il h a s
usually been r e c o m m e n d e d that he not d u e
lo the seriousness of the o f f e n s e . " Police
Lieutenant David Prcndcgasi emphasized
" i h a t Ihe b e d r o o m doors in a suite a r e t h e
most important doors to keep locked al
In a n o t h e r incident, police said a female
student glanced o u t a first-floor w i n d o w in
Slate Q u a d ' s T a p p a n Hall at 9:30 p . m . O c tober 14 a n d saw a six-foot male masturbating towards the window. T h e w o m a n
immediately called t h e P u b l i c Safety
Depart ment.
Police arrived at the scene, b u t were
unable t o locate the m a n . T h e student did
not see Ihe m a n ' s face, a n d was only able l o
toll police that he was wearing a blue ski
jacket a n d j e a n s .
" I n these cases, we usually go t o the area
o\ the reported incident a n d iry t o identify
and pick up the m a n w h o fits the descript i o n , " said Prendcgast. " A f t e r , the female
studenl m o l s c d must then Identify the
'ender. In tl s particulai c
le studenl was noi abl
lescription nor could
identifiei he m a n , she told u s . "
lion of a n o t h e r all d exposure
•i u in the
lich occurred Ocl
said police.
Sheila Cogcr, Ihe only I'ein, le police otfleer of the S U N Y A Public S« feiy Department, recommends that younj : women attend self-defense classes a n d w o r k s h o p s .
" Y o u never k n o w , a single self-defense
mechanism may help you s o m e d a y . "
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