Sport^Tuesday Danes lose to Rochester in ECAC opener, 90-76

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MARCH
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THE STATE
UNIVERSITY
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BY THE ALBANY
&
Co-captains Dieckelman and Gatto
Appear in final game as Great Danes
By Mure Ilaspel
smars toiroR ,
Clinton, N. Y.
The Albany Stale Greai Danes dropped
out of the ECAC Tournament Friday evening with a 90-76 loss lo the University of
Rochester Yellowjackels. For senior eoeaptains John Dieckelman and Mike Gatlo, it
was their final game. As the pair walked off
the court with a minute and a half remaining, an era in Great Dane basketball history
had come to an end
"It was a tough way to finish tor my
seniors," said Albany State head basketball
coach Dick Sauers. "They deserved
better."
For three seasons, Dieckelman has
spearheaded the Danes' attack. A transfer
from the Division I Colgate Reel Raiders, he
stepped immediately into Albany's starling
five in 19H0-KI. His accolades arc niuny Including all-tournament honors in every
tournament except one in which he participated during his career in Albany7 He
became the twelfth pluyer in Albany history
to surpass the 1000 point plateau on
January 15 of this season while avcruglng
18 points per game and was named to (he
list of District II All-Americans qualifying
him for possible national All-American
honors.
Gatto, a full four-year veteran of the
Albany program, also enjoyed success in a
Dane uniform. As a sophomore, he sank
two pressure packed free throws against (he
Potsdam Bears lo give the Danes their first
outright SUNYAC championship. Though
he then suffered from bouts of erratic play,
he did rise to the occasion more than once.
This season he led the Danes in capturing
the Ithaca Invitational by scoring 25 points
in the title game and earning tournament
Most-Valuable Player honors.
Friday evening the Danes did not sec
tlieir veterans off in an appropriate manner.
Missing the services of guard Jan
Zadoorian, who was ill and could not make
the trip, second-seeded Albany was severely
beaten by the third-seeded Yellowjackels.
The loss ended Albany's season with a 17-9
record.
"It's the last game," said Dieckelman,
who finished his career in sparkling style
with 26 points lo lead all scorers. "It's a
disappointing way to go, but they really
beat us."
It could have been belter," added a subdued Gatto, closing out his long career with
a double-figure performance, II poinis.
"We tried tonight, but we didn't play a
good name. We didn't deserve to win, and
we didn't."
Looking to rebound after the previous
weekend's third place disappointment in
the SUNYAC tournament which knocked
Albnny out of NCAA playoff contention,
the Danes entered the ECACs with a single
purpose in mind. They were chiefly
motivated by the chance to dethrone host
Hamilton College, the nation's lliird ranked Division III learn. The Continentals had
beaten the Danes earlier in Ihc season. But
the Danes never had thai opportunity, Indicative of their luck all year, Ihe Dunes run
into another hot shooling leant in the
Yellowjackels.
Rochester was led by the very hot hand of
freshman Joe Augustine. He hit 12 of 17
from Ihc field and lopped his team's list of
scorers with 25 points. As a team, the
Yellowjackels shot a sizzling 39 of 62.
The Yellowjackels clearly beat the slower
Dane team on transition.
Each time
Rochester .took possession of the ball, they
didn't waste any time getting It up court
and taking shots.
"We felt that we had lo'push ihc ball up
quickly and try lo get some Ihrce-on-lwos
and two-on-ones," said seventh-year
Rochester head basketball coach Mike
Neer.
"When other learns score 90 points,
we're not going to win the game," added
Sauers. "That (Rochester! Is a good offensive team."
The Danes enjoyed their only lead of the
game very early on when Dan Croulicr, ending a fine sophomore campaign al point
guard, assisted Dieckelman lo open the
scoring. The Yellowjackels responded witli
three consecutive baskets to set the tempo
of the game.
But Albany remained In striking distance
throughout the half. Dave Adam hit an
IK-fooler lo knot the scoring al 12 points a
piece. He contributed 14 points to the
Danes' losing cause.
F
Swimmers finish seventh in SUNYACs
The Albany State men's swim team traveled to Cortland,
New York this past weekend lor the SUNYAC Championships, where they llnlshed seventh overall among the 10
loams competing, according to Albany State head coach Joe
Shore.
Albany had two swimmers quality lor the llanle, which consisted ol the top six finishers Irom each preliminary event.
Michael Wright placed fifth in the 100-yard backstroke with a
time ol 1:00.23, and also llnlshed filth In the 200-yard
backstroke with a time ol 2:11.60. Jell Kennedy llnlshed fifth
V O L U M E
L X
X
N U M B E R
WILL YURMAN UPS
In the 400-yard Individual medley with a time ol 4:30.04. Kennedy also llnlshed ninth In the 200-yard Individual medley
with a time ol 2:07.00.
In addition there were three school records broken over the
weekend. Wright set a new mark In the 500-yard Ireeslyle with
a final time ol 6:00.61. Tom Handy also broke a school record
by swimming a 17:56.66 In the 1650-yard Ireestyle. Handy,
Wright, and Kennedy also teamed with Glen Quackenbush In
the 800-yard freestyle relay to smash another school mark
with a time ol 4:27.90.
— Mark Levine
Yellowjacket 6'6" center Dan DcGolycr
drove the lane al the 8:09 mark hilling the
basket by committing ihc offensive charge
to widen the Yellowjackei's lead to 13. Bui
that lead was shortlived as the Danes relied
again on the three-point play with Gatlo al
Ihc line to bring them back Willi 10 points.
Rochester began to pull away for good in
the final minutes, The Yellowjackels
outscored the Danes 11-7 down the stretch
en route to Ihc ultimate 14-point diffcnliul.
With 1:29 remaining, and the game
reasonably out of reach, Sauers look out
his two seniors amidst applause for Ihe final
time. In their place, he sent in Iwo freshmen
both up from Ihe junior varsity, J.J. Jones
and Brian Knupplla. Each registered his
first points in a varsity uniform. For the
Albany Slate Great Danes, the new era had
jusi begun.
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In Ihc other first-round game, the host
Hamilton Continental oulsluggcd the fourIhsccded Oswego Lakers 102-96. Hamilton
then went onto to edge the Yellowjackels
59-56 In Ihc title game to win the ECAC
tournament.
Next time—the 1982-3 Albany State
Great Dune basketball year In review,
I I
St. Paul, Minn.
(AP) A federal judge yesterday blocked a law
denying financial aid to college students who
refused to register with Ihc Selective Service
System.
U.S. Dislricl Judge Donald D. Alsop
issued a preliminary Injunction in u lawsuit
challenging a federal law forcing male
Students applying for tuition aid lo disclose if
they registered for the draft.
The suit challenged Ihe law signed by
President Reagan lasi Sept, 8. It required
male students applying for tuition help to
disclose whether they had registered for Ihe
draft, and prohibited them from receiving
any I'ederal assistance unless ilicy had done
so.
"It takes no great stretch of Ihe imagination lo discern how plaintiffs' Identification
of themselves as non-registrants could Incriminate them or provide a significant link
in ihe chain of evidence lending lo establish
their guilt," Alsop wrote in Iris 26-page opinion.
Alsop's ruling is binding in Minnesota and
will sel a precedent for other judges around
ihc country, said Dun Lass, an attorney for
the Minnesota Public Interest Research
Group, which brought Ihe case. The ruling,
lie .said, is ihe first on Ihe law.
The plaintiffs in ihc case arc six
anonymous students represented by ihe Minnesota Civil Liberties Union and MI'IKG,
which represents college students around ihc
state,
Lawyers for the students argued that the
law punishes non-rcgislered students who do
not face trial and have not been convicted of
a crime.
In Washington, Rep. Gerald B. H,
Solomon, R-N.Y., author of the requirement
linking student aid to draft registration, said
that if the injunction becomes permanent,
the Selective Service System would appeal il,
and he fell confident Ihc law would be
upheld.
"Il isn't a question of incrimination," he
told a reporter. "No one is being found guilty without a trial. We simply added a
qualification for student aid. There are some
27 qualifications,"
James Tierney, president of SASU, said in
Albany "I think it's fantastic, It's a victory
for civil liberties and common sense." He
said the broad-based opposition to the
measure "gave faculty, financial aid officers,
students, administrators and trustees a
chance lo unite on an issue that's so unconstitutional."
Tierney was unsure about the range of
Judge Alsop's ruling, but said, "If it's legally
binding only in Minnesota, (the Student
Association of Ihe Slalc University) will Defiling court papers very soon."
Donald Whitlock, director of financial aid
at SUNY Albany, stressed thai efforts to
repeal the legislation in Congress would continue. "The sentiment in Congress is ugainsl
the administration on ibis matter," he said.
Tierney coneured, suying that student lobbyists would be working lo repeal the luw on
a federal busis.
The plaintiffs sued Ihe Selective Service
System, its director, Muj. Gen. Thomas K.
Turnugc, and the U.S. Department of Education and its Secretary, T.H. Bell.
II
12
New election
district gives
Dutch, Indian
polling places
By Bub (•urdinier
Ruling in Minnesota
may set precedent
throughout country
ALAN CALEM UPS
CORPORATION
March 11, 1983
Solomon draft
amendment is
overturned by
federal judge
Dane sophomore guard Dan Croutler, shown here In an earlier game, scored six
points against the University ol Rochester Yellowjackels.
Both teams exchanged buckets with 5'9"
hnlftime by a four-point deficil, 43-39.
guard Terry Fitzgerald hitting for Rochester
In the opening seconds of the second
and Croulicr hitting for Albany making the
half, Tom Lowney set the pace for the
score 14-14. Two straight outside shots then
Yellowjackels by sinking an outside jumps
by Augustine put the Yellowjackels firmly
shot that put Albany into a six-point hole.
in front, 18-14.
And ensuing basket by Fitzgerald upped
Rochester's lead to eight poinis 47-39.
Rochester opened an 11-point lead as forward Greg Blue, a 6'2" sophomore who
A fast break bucket by Augustine gave
was Ihc team's leading scorer this season,
the Ycllowjackcts a 10-point lead at the
threw in a reverse layup with 3:19 left lo
15:35 mark. Four seconds later the Danes
play In Ihe half to make the score 39-28.
suffered an even greater setback when
The Danes staged a minor comeback in
Dieckelman was forced to leave the court
the closing minutes of the half as
with a twisted ankle.
Dieckelman scored seven poinis in an 11-4
6'8" reserve center Pete Gosule was inAlbany scoring binge. The Danes trailed at
serted in Dieckclmun's place and helped
the Danes stay with Rochester by hilling two baskets. Dieckelman then returned
to convert a three-point play as Albany
Hailed by nine poinis, 60-51, with nearly II
minutes left.
PRESS
Friday
8, 1983
Danes lose to Rochester in ECAC opener, 90-76
STUDENT
InuoKI
'What I'm saying is thumb
your nose at the law!"
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ED MARUSSICH UPS
Top, G. Gordon Llddy; bottom, Dr. Timothy Leary
'We disagree on everything humanly possible.
Old rivals Liddy and Leary trade
shots on laws, drugs, Watergate
continents.
Liddy opened the debate, marching across
the stage before the jam-packed ballroom,
On the right side sat happy-go-lucky Dr. making the distinction between law and
Timothy Leary, Ihc "LSD prophet" and morality. "If you were the only person on
renowned psychologist, telling the audience earth you wouldn't need laws but you would
that It's only the American way they be free Mill have morals," he said.
to "drink, smoke, sniff, inject, buttsuck or
Laws, he continued, are structured for Ihc
pill anything else in your body you want lo." common good, while moral ethics are formed
On the left side sat a stoic, self-controlled from the conscience of Ihe individual. Both
G. Gordon Liddy, precisely defining luw, are necessary, Liddy said, but since "the
morality and his own version of the common good surpax.se, and transcends the
American way, and painting Ihc American individual good," laws arc superior.
public as ignorant for being so shocked at
The Watergate episode, lie explained, was
Watergate because "ihc same thing happens a conspiracy governed by laws, noi morals. Il
every four years."
was a "malum prohibitum" — a social
Dubbed Ihe "Power of the Stale vs. Ihe wrong — und this is unavoidable in governPower of the Individual," last night's debate ment. On the other hand, a "malum en sc"
pitied the two famous ex-convids against — a moral wrong, like child abuse, is so
each oilier, but, as expected, nolhing was overtly evil "under no circumstances may
resolved. As Ihe 52-year old Liddy put il, "I you ever commit it." Llddy swore that he is
think we disagree on everything humanly Innocent of "malum en sc."
possible."
"Walergalc showed ihe American people
They do share one common experience: how their government is acting," Liddy
prison. For Liddy, four and a half years for Jeclured. "The same Ihing happens every
Ills mastermind role and tight-lipped silence four years when the presidency of the United
during the Watergate episode. Various drug Stales is contesled. There was nolhing unique
possession charges pul Ihe 62-ycar old Leary about Watergate,"
behind burs in 39 different prisons on four
6»By Murk Hammond
coNiitiiiiinNo nnnoH
1/ ISS/S/ I S /
Students living on Indian Quttd and pari of
Dutch will he covered by a new election
dislricl and their own polling place al lire
gymnasium following a Gullderland Town
Board decision Tuesday.
I lie decision lo establish a new dislricl (22)
exclusively populated by SUNYA students
was necessary, according lo Gullderland
rown Supervisoi Kevin Moss, because
changes in lire area's dislricl boundaries posed a problem of overcrowding ai ihe
McKownvlllc Fire Department polling place
in Distiici I. Without ihc new plan this half
of SUNYA fell wiihin Ihe dislricl.
"This is great and I extend my congratulations lo everyone Involved," said SASU
President Jim Tierney. Ihe new proposal by
the Town of Guilder land is seen by Tierney
as Ihc direct result of requests by SUNYA
students for the establishment of polling
places on Ihe campus. "(SA President) Mike
Corso Iras been attending the Gullderland
Town Board meetings," said flerncy, "he
was pushing for ibis."
As a result of Ibis proposal SUNYA may
have Iwo polling places on campus foi ihe
next elections.
Students were assured, lasi fall, by Ihc
Albany County Boatd of Elections that a
polling place would he sel up al the Campus
Center for ihe pari of ihe campus Hull falls in
Ihe City of Albany Dislricl 3, Ward 15, said
lierney. This assurance cume alter student
leaders iosi court battles lo have booths set
up on campus during last year's November
elect ion. The board refused lo set up ihc
booths, protesting thai ihe request by ihc
students was too close to election time.
"Il should be made as easy as possible for
students lo vote," Corso stressed. "I think
we will now have a stronger student voice in
Ihc elections," lie said,
Presently there are about 2,(XX) students
living in Ihc proposed dislricl unci 333 of the
students are registered lo vole. Bui dial
number will increase, maintained Corso adding "one of out priorities is sltidcnl voter
registration."
According lo Moss, ihc board's plan for
Ihc dislricl was not based entirely on student
efforts bill wax ihe result of county legislative
redisricting of ihe town's election lines in
January.
Following the reapportionment, the
crowded McKownvillc hire Department polling place in Dislricl I, gained an additional
300 voters, explained Moss. Il was then proposed thai all of the area voters would vole al
SUNYA's gymnasium in an attempt lo
alleviate Ihc problem.
However, Moss explained linn Gullderland
residents rejected ihc plan, stating that they
would rather vole at the Fire Department.
To appease both parlies and eliminate the
crowding, said Moss, District 22 was proposed. The dislricl lines follow Perimeter Road,
on campus, from the Western Avenue enIrance to Fuller Road, taking in Indian and
part of Dutch Quad.
This decision was Ihc result of "polite
discussions by Ihe Guilderland residents who
wanted lo keep tlieir tradition of voting at the
McKownvillc Fire Department," said Moss.
Tile proposal will be discussed at the Board
of Elections next commissioners meeting
Wednesday, March 16, according lo Board
of Elections spokesperson Rosmurie Conway, "I'm not sure if there is any official
leadline by which ihc board lias to make a
Iccision," she expalined, "nor do I know
11*
2 ALBANY STUDENT PRESS I ! MARCH 11, 1983
STATEWIDE
B R I E F S
State cuts delayed
Albany
(AP) Gov. Mario Cuomo announced Thursday that 7,587 layoff notices will be sent lo
state workers on Friday.
However, Coumo said that instead o f taking effect on A p r i l I as earlier planned, the
firings would be effective " a t the close of
business" on A p r i l 7.
The extra week on the j o b was agreed to by
Cuomo after leaders o f the state's two lurgesl
public employee unions said some state
workers would be treated unfairly if the April
I date were used.
The union leaders pointed out that because
the slate pays some of its workers one week
and some the next, extra vacation credit earned because of raises which were lo lake effect
April I would not be available lo many of the
laid o f f workers who were scheduled lo be
paid A p r i l 7.
Death bill vetoed
Albany
( U') Gov. Mario Cuomo vetoed a bill Thursday designed lo restore the dealh penally in
New York slate after a iwo-decade absence.
" I do not believe that responding lo
violence wllh violence or dealh is Ihc
answer," Cuomo wrote in a message accompanying I he veto, his first as governor.
The stale Assembly's chief dealh penalty
advocate, Assemblyman Vincent Graber,
D-Erle, has already admitted that he cannot
muster the 100 voles need in i h n i
150-member, Democratic-controlled house
to override Cuonio's veto.
MARCH II, 1983 D ALBANY STUDENT PRESS 3
The sales tax expansion, as planned by
Fink aides, would apply lo fees charged by
lawyers, engineers, architects, accountants
and some consultants.
Under current thinking, the sales tax
wouldn't apply to doctor's fees or fees charged by stockbrokers and other financial consultants.
NATIONWIDE
B R IE
-F.SS
"King" aided feds
New York
Lcroy " N i c k y " Darncs, Ihc dope king who
once laughed at Ihc law, helped federal
authorities build narcotics and murder cases
against nine former associates, officials said
Thursday. As a result, said U.S. Attorney
John S. Martin Jr., authorities had in
custody all six members of " T h e C o u n c i l " —
an underworld body thai allegedly controlled
heroin dealings in Manhattan, the Bronx and
Brooklyn.
, " T h e C o u n c i l " allegedly ordered and carried out murders of those who posed a threat
or were suspected of informing. It also
allocated heroin and sales lerritories, according lo the charges.
Barnes, Marlin disclosed, had already
pleaded guilty lo Ihc racketeering charge and
had a d m i t t e d membership on " I h c
Council."
Alleged members of " T h e C o u n c i l " who
were arrested Thursday included Guy
I liomas Fisher, 35, o f Manhattan; Thomas
Forman 36, or Far Rockaway, Queens;
Elmer Morris, 39, of Tuckahoe; Robert
Wheelings 28, and Kenneth Thomas, 34,
bolh or the Bronx; and Leon Balls,29, or
Manhattan, and Samuel Jones, 4 1 , o f
Bergenfield, N.J. who is also known as Israel
Mohammed. The Iwo previously arrested
were Identified as Frank Alphonse James, or
Bergnel'ield N.J., and Wallace Rice of Mount
Vernon.
The nine are charged wilh being members
of a narcotics distribution conspiracy which
provided major dealers with a monthly cache
of between 25 and30 kilograms of high quality heroin be/ween 1973 and 1977.
EPA gets new chief
Washington, D.C.
(AP) John W. Hernandez Jr., taking the
helm al the battered Environmental Protection Agency, is vowing l o "gel Ibis agency
back lo w o r k " by restoring public confidence
and reviving employee morale.
Hernandez, a former college professor
who has spent two years in the No. 2 job al
EPA, spent his first day as acting administrator Thursday.
" I hope everyone will understand how
strongly I feel about Ihc compelling necessity
lo return Ibis agency to its one and only
job.,.to ensure all Americans ol' a sale and
healthy environment," Hernandez said in a
brief statement lo reporters.
" I intend to begin immediately Ihc task of
restoring the public's faith in what I have
always maintained is an exceptional agency,"
he said.
NY could lose hydro
Washington, D. C.
(AP) Fears o f Industrial shutdowns In
Western New York are likely lo increase in
the wake o f a ruling thai could diverl cheap
Niagara Falls hydropower lo buyers in five
nearby states.
The Power Authority of ihc Slate of New
York was taken by surprise late Wednesday
when the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission disclosed that an administrative
judge had ruled in favor of oui-of-siaters,
who complained that New York was keeping
more than ils share of the power.
PASNY will have to sell 188 megawatts o f
" f i r m " Niagara power lo wholesalers in
Ohio,
Pennsylvania,
Connecticut,
Massachusetts and Vermont, if FERC
upholds the ruling by Administrative Judge
George P. Lewnes. PASNY now sells 145
megawatts to buyers in Ohio, Pennsylvania
and
Vermont,
giving nothing
to
Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Fink proposes tax
A Ibuny
(AP) Slate Assembly Speaker Stanley Fink,
D - B r o o k l y n , proposed Thursday that
lawyers and other professionals pay sales
laxes on the fees they charge clients.
The Fink proposal would raise, he claimed, al least $350 million annually for the stale
and help restore program cuts and avert slate
worker layoffs called for by Gov. Mario
Cuomo in his proposed $31.52 billion slate
budget.
Social security OK'd
Washington, D C
(AP) In a move that would affect virtually
every American, the House has passed a
$165.3 billion plan to rescue Socail Security
by imposing higher payroll taxes, curbing
benefits and raising the retirement age from
65.
By a 282-148 vote Wednesday night, the
FIousc sen! the measure to Ihc Senate, where
the finance committee was expected to wrap
up work on its version o f the package today,
The full Senate is expected to vote nexl week!
Senate Majority Leader Howard I I . linker
Jr., R-Tcnn., expressed confidence today
that the Senate would quickly pass legislation
similar to that adopted by the House.
WORLDWIDE
B R I
E~F~S^
Salvador aid asked
Washington,
lie.
(AP)Without mentioning ihc "domino
theory" by name, President Ronald Reagan
said Ihc defeat ol' El Salvador would kail lo
the rail of other countries in the region.
Calling for increase4d security assistance
funds for the embattled nation, the While
House today sent a package lo Congress requesting SI III million in addilonal military
assistance.
Reugan proposed thai $ft() million of the
increased aid be taken from money nlloctiled
fore worldwide military assistance programs
and be spent on military training lm ihc
Salvadorlans. In addition, he said he would
ask Congress lo reallocate lo Fl Salvadoi $so
million from a supplemental appropriation
bill already pending on Capitol Hill.
Meanwhile, a senior administration of.
I k i n l , speaking on condition llial he inn he
identified, told reporters at a White House
briefing that " t h i s is the package the presi
dent thinks will do the j o b . " But, luikliinoul the possibility thai Reagan would seek
more aid later, he said that " i f there i> an
escalation on the oilier side, we'll base a new
situation.
The official said thai the number of U.S.
military advisors sent lo El Salvador probably will depend on whether Congress gives
die administration all the aid it is seeking.
USSR called "evil"
N a t i o n a l h e a l t h a u t h o r i t i e s have s t a t e d that t h e p o s s i b i l i t y for large scale
t r a n s m i s s i o n o l m e a s l e s w i l l exist lor the next several weeks as a result o l
m e a s l e s o u t b r e a k s o n the Indiana and other college c a m p u s e s . The advent o l
s p r i n g v a c a t i o n s w i t h large g r o u p s of s t u d e n t s convening at resorts increases
the p r o b l e m .
M e a s l e s (rubeola) Is a serious disease in the college age student w i t h
n e u r o l o g i c a l c o m p l i c a t i o n s more c o m m o n at this age than In younger cases Do
not c o n f u s e this w l l h g e r m a n m e a s l e s (rubella). II you know you have had the
d i s e a s e (measles) as d o c u m e n t e d by an M.D. or II y o u know lor sure you had live
m e a s l e s v a c c i n e alter 1 year o l age, you need not be concerned unless that vacc i n e w a s g i v e n 1963-1967.
To m i n i m i z e the threat t o SUNYA s t u d e n t s , the Student Health Service is offerIng Iree m e a s l e s I m m u n i z a t i o n s . A n y student w h o q u e s t i o n s his immune s t a t u s
s h o u l d report t o t h e Student H e a l t h Service In person as soon as possible during
regular hours 8:30 a.m. t o 4:30 p.m. Monday t h r o u g h Friday, March 1 4 1 8
PREVIEW OF EVENTS
RCO Department Career Night Is on
Thursday, March 17, at 7:30 p.m., In
the
F R E E
L I S T I N G~~S~~': Humanities lounge. The evening
will Include speakers from various
areas of communications, such as
"Public Places, Public A r t " will be Dunn will speak on ways of using public relations, advertising, local
TV,
political communications and
the subject of a talk on Wednesday, land records to find genealogical Intelecommunications.
March 16, by Dr. Daniel Robblns, at formation.
the opening o l the fifth Annual ArItalian Students are meeting on
tist Lecture Series at 6 p.m., In
'arch 15, at 7 p.m., In CC
Meeting Room 6 on the concourse A physics colloquium entitled "Re- Tue«'
cent Advances In the theory o l Im- 373.
of the Empire State Plaza.
purities and Defects In SemiconThe Irish Club Is holding a meeting ductors," will be presented by A fellowship o l $1,000 Is awarded
on Tuesday, March 15, at 7 p.m., In Sokrates T. Pantelldes, on Friday, annually to a graduate student who
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March 11, at 3 p.m. In PH 129.
holds a bachelor's degree from
SUNYA and has been In residence
The Capital District Genealogical
at SUNYA for at least two years as
Society will hold Its monthly Fuerza Latins Is sponsoring a an undergraduate. Applications for
meeting on Saturday, March 12, at 1 general Interest meeting for the Na- the award, entitled the Husted
p.m., in the Main Auditorium of the tional Congress of Puerto Rlcan Fellowship, can be picked up at
Albany
P u b l i c L i b r a r y , 161 Rights on Saturday, March 12, from Alumni House, and must be returnWashington Ave., Albany. Shirley 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. In CC 375.
ed before April 1.
Washington, D.C.
(AP) When it comes to the Soviet Union,
President Reagan sees things in black and
while. "They are the focus o r evil in the
modern w o r l d , " he told a convention or
evangelical Christians in Orlando, Fla.
Reagan's lirc-and-brimstonc speech Tuesday was something o f a rebuttal lo recent
criticisms of administration policy by chinch
officials, notably the Roman Catholic
hierachy. In denouncing Ihc Kremlin In fundamentalist terms, Reagan also was probabl)
signaling the New Righi that he hasn't really
changed since assuming Barry Goldwaler's
conservative mantle nearly 20 years ago.
Conservatives had cause for doubt while
arms control aides Eugene Roslow and Paul
Nitzc were sounding oul the Soviets on a partial cutback in nuclear weapons in Europe
and while Reagan was strengthening lies Willi
China, possibly at the expense of Taiwan.
Night at Le Fat Cat, sponsored by
Telethon, will be held Wednesday
March 16, at 9 p.m. Admission Is $2.
A TAP evaluation program for all
student owners of Atarl-800, Vlc-20,
Tlmex 1000, or TRS-80, Is being offared free from Vldteck Software.
There Is a $5 shipping charge and a
limit of one cassette per person.
Send your request to: Vldteck Software, P.O. Box 1319, Brooklyn, N.Y.
11202.
SUNYA's Rockefeller College of
Public Affairs and Policy will hold
an open house Tuesday, March 15,
from 3-6 p.m., In Draper Hall, 135
Western Ave. Information on the
college's programs and facilities
will be available at the reception at
the Western Ave. entrance to SUNYA Footworks Is an annual
review of student choreography lo
Draper.
be presented In the Performing Arts
Center, Friday and Saturday, March
Pell Grant and TAP 1982-83 applica- 11 and 12, at 8 p.m. Admission Is $3
tions should be filed Immediately. with a tax card, $3.50 for students,
The filing deadline for the Pell Grant and $5 for adults.
Is Tuesday, March 15,1983. The filing deadline for TAP Is Thursday
March 31, 1983. Applications for University Senate will meet on Monboth student aid programs are day, March 14, at 3:30 p.m., In the
available In AD 152.
Campus Center Assembly Hall.
UUP plan to reduce faculty cuts draws criticism
Union proposes
tax surcharge
to eliminate
job layoffs
By June A n d e r s o n
In response to the widespread problems Ihc
SUNY system will be facing if the Legislature
upproves Gov. Mario Cuomo's budget, the
UUP has proposed a limited term income tax
surcharge, and has organized a " T e l l M a r i o "
phone campaign to express support lor ihis
lo the governor, according to T i m Rellly,
S U N Y A English professor and U U P Albany
Chapter President.
The stale income lax surcharge that U U P
Is calling for would involve paying an extra
charge, in addition to the usual stale income
laxes. The amount o f payment would be based on live percent ol' the taxes that each individual owes, and the proposal Includes a
"sunset provision," meaning il will expire
after two years, " w h i c h is how long Cuomo
predicts Ihe fiscal need will last," explained
Rellly.
" W i l l i the surcharge Ihc needs could be
met lo avoid layoffs and state tuition Increases," said U U P President
Nualu
Drcscher, " T h e plan is simple, progressive,
and easy 10 implement," she continued. Rcilly added thai "Ihis could prevent all the cutbacks that urc planned, throughout the state,
not just the ones involved wilh S U N Y . "
Similar surcharge plans "have been used
twice in the past decade, most notably when
New York Cily was on Ihe verge o f bankruptc y , " according to Drcscher. U U P disputes
Ihe idea thai the governor docs not need to
raise taxes, maintaining that " t h e surcharge
will nol cause any greal upheave!" in Ihe
slalc, compared to what will occur if Ihe present budgel plun goes into elTcct, Rcilly said.
W i l h Ihc slate-wide phone campaign, the
U U P can express their support for the plan
directly to the governor. The campaign is
running Indefinitely, and the U U P is urging
"everyone who is interested in saving
S U N Y " lo phone Ihe governor " t o exercise
Iheir first amendment right to p e t i t i o n , " explained Rcilly. " W e want 10 let the governor
know just how many people arc concerned,"
said Drescher, " a n d the only way we can do
that is with v o l u m e " in telephone calls to
him.
Drescher added thai "students should tell
Positions could
be retained by
diverting funds
member says
By A m c y A d a m s
STAFF HRIltH
A proposal to divert scheduled salary increases and use Ihc funds Instead to slave o f f
layorrs projected in the Cuomo budget has
been submitted to United University Profcssions by one ol' its members.
School of Social Welfare Professor and
U U P member Hedi McKinley forwarded a
proposal on March 2 10 U U P President
Nutilla McGann Drcscher, which spelled oul
a resolution she wishes 10 see voted on by the
union.
The resolution, according lo McKinley,
calls in pari for Ihe money ihe union
negotiated last lull as a salury increase be used instead 10 retain all faculty whose positions would otherwise oe lost. Also, she said
any remaining money would be distributed
progressively among SUNY personnel, with
ihc greatest percentage going 10 those
presently receiving Ihe least compensation.
In her letter to Drescher, McKinley pointed
oul that similar resolullons have been voted
JEAN PIERRE LOUIS UPS
by Ihe slcelworkers union, Unilcd A u l o
A l b a n y UUP C h a p t e r President J o h n Rellly
Workers, and garment unions. " I consider
"The union has to fight for what is just for its people. Politics is a lough game.
such actions to be in the best traditions ol the
labor movement," she said.
cording 10 the sludy, Ihe " l i r s l order effects"
Mario personally that we don't believe in
S U N Y A ' s union representative, Proressor
will
cause
reductions
in
industries
such
as
paying 'more for less'." She advises students
John M . Rcilly, is opposed to Ihe resolution.
food and paper suppliers, secondary effects
to leave Iheir name and a statement ir Cuomo
" T h e money in the budget is only in because
will include Ihc loss ol' spending in the area,
is said lo be unavailable. One student who
it is for salary increases," he said. "There is
and all the effects will add up to " a loss of
called several limes, did not have an opporno guarantee of any sort that money
seven million dollars local business volume in
tunity lo speak to Ihc governor hlmscir, but
employees gave back would be spent for Ihc
Ihc first.year alone," Rcilly added.
did reach an aide on one occasion, who
university because we do not negotiate with
" T h e surcharge is the most intellectual,
"sccmccd very receptive" to UUP's surIhe university. We negotiate with OER (Offiscally sound way of tackling the p r o b l e m "
charge plan, she said.
lice o f Employee Relations). The budget is
Drcscher
pointed
out,
"
T
h
e
mosl
important
The income lax surcharge was first proposdeveloped by the Division o f Budget. While
thing
for
students
to
do
between
now
and
ed as an allernalivc lo Ihe present plan by the
they might be happy lo retrieve some money,
next week is to do just what we're doing—
Donovan Task Force, which is made up o f
there would be no way lo require them to use
lobbying
daily
and
phoning
10
register
our
members from each of Ihe Iwo branches o f
it to save j o b s , " he said.
views, and reminding them of how important
state legislature. Among the groups supporUnder 1he new contract agreement, Rcilly
SUNY is 10 New Y o r k , " economically as well
ting Ihe surcharge wilh the U U P are Ihc
said, SUNY faculty members will receive a 9
as educationally. " W e ' v e got to be backed up
Public Employees' Federalion, N . Y . S .
percent salary raise in the coming year, and 8
•iy the students," she said stressing that " I f
United Teachers, and SASU, according lo
percent Ihc succeeding Iwo years. " T h e peothe budgel goes through as is, many people
Drcscher.
ple who got raises earned t h e m , " Rcilly
will not be able 10 afford college, evor-and
Rcilly said Ihe U U P has also prepared and
asserted. " I n f l a t i o n has been higher than the
that's c r i m i n a l . "
senl a ten page " I m p a c t S l u d y " lo
raises negotiating teams have previously gotDrcscher said ihe governor can be reached
legislatures, which illustrates what the effect
ten. Now we have the opportunity to catch
at
474-8390.
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of Ihe presently planned cuts would be. Ac7»-
Forum considers morality in career selections
lecide?" Options range from changing one's
also implies a deeply personal, introspective
iwn moral position to accomodate the j o b
process. " I t is 'a c a l l i n g ' , " Longwood exoffered, 10 standing firm upon one's moral
plained. When answered, it can provide " a
Career choices often involve serious moral
conviction, and attempting lo effect change
center or value for one's ethical
framework."
considerations, with graduates rinding
within Ihe system.
In responding to Ihe Christian calling, he
themselves tempted by lucrative orrers which
This pragmatic Christian perspective is
said, one discovers the ethic or Christ's
may compromise Iheir unlcsted ideals.
" n o l i n c o m p a t i b l e " w i t h Jewish or
teachings and vision which serves as a guide
"Career Planning: Are there moral
Humanistic positions, explained Longwood.
and " a framework from which we can do our
choices?" a Monday night forum in the
" B o l h Christians and Jews have a shared viithlcal reflection."
Campus Center Assembly Hall sponsored by
sion
of understanding the good l i f e ; " it is
Turning next lo a more pragmatic apthe Chapel House Intcrfailh Center attempthis shared vision, this "covenant which
proach, Longwood outlined a series of quested to provide "stimulating input from a
bonds our diversity," and which can provide
tions which could facilitate a job-seeker's
variety of perspectives," according lo Chapel
guidance in making difficult ethical career
understanding o f a prospective employer,
House representative Christopher Hoyer.
decisions.
and one's position and potential within a j o b .
Alter a brief introduction Hoyer turned the
The second speaker, S U N Y A philosophy
By examining bolh internal and external
audience of approximately 40 over to Proprofessor Bonnie Sleinbock, attempted to
structures and relationships, a second type o f
fessor Merle Longwood, the first ol'the even"give lite history of ethics in
fifteen
"ethical framework," other lhan Ihe Chrising's three speakers.
minutes." She prefaced Ihis history by
lian can be developed, said Longwood. H o w
Longwood, Chairman of the department
reminding ihe receptive audience thai "these
policy decisions are made, the nature oI comof Religious Studies at Siena College, emkind of considerations...arc nol Ihc only ones
munication within and without the organizaphasized career choice as a crucial poini in
that mailer to u s , " citing salary, location and
tion, Ihc treatment of employees in general,
students' lives. These decisions, he said, arc
ED MARUSSICH UPS
oilier
influential factors. On lop of that, exand women and minorities in particular, the
Merle L o n g w o o d
no less important lhan decisions about marplained
Sleinbock,
"
i
t
'
s
very
difficult
to
say
possibilities for individual development and
riage. " I f a career choice, and what we're goStudents should follow their calling.
what a moral issue i s . " More often than not,
participation in policymaking, and the
ing to do wilh our lives is not such a juncture,
a
company's
ethical
position
will
nol
be
cutorganization's
relations
with
its
clientele,
Ihc
arc " r i g l i l " or " w r o n g . " Sleinbock cited one
I don't know what i s , " he remarked.
and-dry, and the potential employee is
government, and the people arc among the
ol' the mollos or Utilitarianism: "the greatest
" T h e Christian perspective" of career
critical considerations an applicant must ex- challenged lo look Into bolh the company's
happiness for the greatest number ol'
planning was ihe focus of Longwood's
and his own characters.
amine, he said.
people," as an example of this kind o f thinkdiscussion. A l the core of the Christian vision
Sleinbock articulated " t w o types of moral
ing.
The most fundamental questions, accorlies ihe twofold notion of " c o v e n a n t " , he
theory—Consequentialism, and its sidekick,
ding to Longwood, are " H o w do policy
According lo Ihe second school o f
said; the greater covenant o f humanity imUtilitarianism. By weighing the benefits and
issues bear on the meaning of l i f e ? " and
ihought, an action can also be seen, morally
plies "bonds o f shared values and mutual
disadvantages o f an act and its consequences,
" W h a t help can l gel from my knowledge of
speaking, on its own merit. The "deoncommitments," and within this, lies " a deep,
a rational, almost mathematical result is
my own religious f a i t h " in placing career
tologicui approach," explained Sleinbock,
fundamental human r e a l i t y , "
which
achieved. This approach, she explained, gives
and options within this ethical context? The
regards certain acts as inherently "evil" or
transcends our diversity enabling us to work
ji.
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The Movie Event of the Semester!
MARCH II, 1983 D ALBANY STUDENT PRESS 5
LC19 night study hours extended once again
By Maddi Kun
STAFF i t w m t
Proudly Presents
.
Increasing student complaints due to reduced library
hours and Ihe subsequent lack or sludy space have led to
Ihe reopening or lecture center 19 for sludy until 2 a.m.
weeknights, according to Dean or Student Affairs Neil
Brown.
The decision 10 keep lecture center 19 open lour hours
.later than the normal 10p.m. closing time was made by
Brown Thursday in order lo have it available for mid-term
time. "I didn't wanl to spend a week or so deciding," said
Brown, "since mid-terms were upon us. I made a definite
decision based on the input of three sludenls who were studying in LC 19."
In the pasl, all lecture centers were locked regularly al 10
p.m with the exception of 19. The decision to extend
operating hours In LC 19 was the result or an experiment
conducted by ihe Department of Academic Affairs.
During midterm point Insi semester LC 19 was left open
past the 10 p.m. lock-up to accommodate sludenls who
were forced out of the library because or reduced library
lours.
Assistant Vice President for Academic Arfairs Martha
ftbzett said Ihat last semcslcr "Two work-study students
were hired to monitor LC 19 and keep atlendence records
while Ihe LC was open until 2 a.m."
According 10 Dean Brown, "The feedback was
positive." Rozctt added, "About 20-30 people studied
there nightly."
Although ihe extended lecture center hours prosed successful, lecture center 19 has been locked regularly al 10
n.m. since ihe beginning of spring semcslcr, even though
ttudents are now in the midst of midterms, Rozeti explain:d that, "we didn't open it al the beginning of the semester
because we weren't convinced there was a need for it."
Recently sludenls have been protesting Ihe lack of sludy
space and the need for the lecture centers lo remain open
afler 10 p.m. Complaints about ihe locked lecture center
were registered with ihe University Police security department. Secretary lo the department Nancy l.oeux received
several calls referring to the locked centers. "They wauled
security lo come and unlock the rooms," she said.
Dean Drown explained the delay in reopening LC 19. "I
was aware of the fact that midterms were coming.
Although evidence Indicated students were using the space
efficiently, I hesitated because we wouldn't have the workstudy students available." He later decided to go ahead
with the plan after talking with sludenls.
Stephanie Ratte, who was studying in LC 19 last nlghl
commented, "The LC's should be open until 12 or 1 a.m.
all the lime. If you wanl to study later, with the l.C's open
there's a place you can go." Another student in LC 10,
Mark Ouclph, added, "I come here around lesi time. People come here just to study, not to socialize like in the
library.
Oilier measures have been Introduced 10 help reduce the
crowding in the library and accomodate sludenls' studying
needs. According 10 Brown, $60,000 was allocated from the
budgeted residence funds 10 purchase sludy carrclls and
desks to fill unused rooms and study space on Ahiinni and
Stale Quads.
Iirown will be meeting with SA President Mike Corso 10
discuss the long-term plans for LC 19. "We will monitor il
and as long as there is a need we'll try 10 meet il," Brown
said, adding, "it will go into effect Immediately."
III
Computers to figure in fall room assignments
Mechanized system will save time
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The Office of Residential Life is presently
in the process of devising a new procedure
loi housing sign-ups and assignments with
the eventual goal being of having one efficicnl mechanized system, according 10 Asslslain Director of Residential Life Dean Knapton.
The process of assigning students will only
change from "a manual syslem to a computcr assisted system," explained Director of
Residential Life John Martone. Incoming
students will still be assigned housing to meet
their needs but il will be done faster.
Thc new addition for this semester, said
Knaplon, will be a scanner form which will
be given to the student to fill out after lie has
paid his room deposit.
The form will be similar to thai of Ihe blue
residence license application previously used,
and include all necessary information, said
Knaplon, such as smoking and living
prefereiices, credit hours, class year, and
previous campus address. An added feature
might be a pre-punched lollery number. This
addition would save time in signing up for
rooms and reduce anxiety and stress for those
sludenls having 10 pick Ihelr rooms by lotlery.
Martone said he is looking forward 10 the
computers handling and reducing problems
of room vacancies and room changes, "We
want sludenls to be able 10 live with ihe people they want to live with, where they wanl 10
live," he said. "Willi the computers we'll
hopefully be able to see a printout saying
how many rooms are si ill available."
Eventually, said Martone, Ihe Office of
Residential Lire is looking toward a totally
computerized syslem where an incoming
freshman will be informed of his/her roommate and siiilemale's names and addresses,
They will also he told Ihelr quad, hall, suite,
and room.
Presently, Knaplon is investigating thai
proposal due to concern over flic Buckley
Amendment, a privacy of information act,
"We want 10 check out all ends," explained
Knaplon, adding, "We don'l wanl 10 cause
problems by invading privacy."
According 10 Knaplon, Ihe new approach
10 the housing sign-up will not dcindividualize the sludenls' needs. "Those
preferences," he said, "will still be taken into
account." Martone added, "The new syslem
will give us more flexibility to meet sludenls'
needs heller."
The changeover from a manually operated
syslem to a computer assisted system will go
through the UAS (University Auxilary Services) computers. The Univac compuler
syslem on campus will not be used. Martone
explained that 100 many people need these
computers and they are In constant use. "We
are using ihe same company and computers
as UAS 10 develop our software," he said,
"Bui we are 1101 relying on UAS personnel.
We've hired a private programmer 10 develop
our programs, who happens to be from the
same company."
Martone said,"The added cost of computcr programs and lime was not a factor in
the intended rent increase for next year."
The money thai will be spent for the scanner
forms will balance off ihe money thai would
have been spent on the extra staff needed for
housing sign-up. In the long run lime will be
EHICA SPIEGEL UPS
Colonial Quad
Computers should reduce problems of room vacancies and room changes.
saved and Ihe entire housing process should forms are expensive— we're hoping students
won't make a lot of mistakes," he added.
be more accurate, according to Marlone.
Marlone estimated that "over Ihe nexi
One student, Dave Reich, commented,
"Using computers will probably speed things couple or years we will be lot ally computerizup. 1 lopefully it won'l he such a madhouse in ed." Presently programs aie being written
the flagroom trying logei a room this year." and run through ihe compuler. Martone addMelody While, another sludenl, added,"I ed ihat in 1 lie near future a group of staff and
hope ihis new syslem works without any students will be running a mock housing signdrawbacks. I'd laiher not wasle a whole day up. Il will be a walk through "housing signu p " lesi to prepare for any unanticipated
signing up for housing."
The estimated cost of writing ihe programs problems. Room selection is tentatively
and purchasing the scanner forms Is scheduled for the first two weeks in April.
— Mutldi Kurt
$4,000 - $6,000, said Marlone. "The scanner
Housing sign-ups haunted by 'ghost' students
"
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No one wants to live in a haunted house,
bul when il comes time to choose dorm
rooms for next year, dozens of students will
sign up to live with ghosts, according to
Director of Residential Life John Martone.
A "ghost" or "bogus" housing sign up,
according to Martone, is when a student,
usually an uppcrclassmen, signs up to live on
campus with a group of
,
oilier students with no inNGWS
tention or actually living
„
there. This is done to raise
rBStllfG
the priorily of ihe group,
which Increases their chances of getting the
quad or suite they desire.
The priority syslem, Marlone explained,
works as follows, Every sludenl is assigned a
number from one to five according 10 his
class year and whether or not he/she is returning to Ihe same quad. Each person's assigned number is combined with the others and
an average is taken to determine Ihe groups
overall priorily. The lowesi overall average
equals Ihe highest priorily, and these students
choose their rooms first. Each group within a
designated priority draws a number 10 deterBy
mine who has first choice among them. Marout, "There are cases when il becomes very
"dded. Consequently, if a group of obvious" thai ghosting is going on. "When
ihrcc freshmen, with an average priority of
we have sign tips on Friday and a group of
five, sign up with a junior whose priorily is
four sign up, then Monday three of four
one, their priority becomes four, giving them
release themselves, we know."
an advantage over other freshmen.
Martone stressed thai situations such as
"The thing thai bothers me most is ihat
this are "getting to Ihe point where enough is
these arc students Ihat are really shafting
enough," and thai next year he is "seriously
other sludenls," said Marlone. "We want
considering consolidation." In cases where
sludenls 10 live where they want to live, and
there are only one or Iwo people from an
these bogus housing sign ups are causing original group left in a suite, he said, "we
more spaces to be shut off."
may take the group and move it 10 the next
One Colonial Quad sludenl agreed, saying available suite. It's the only way we can deal
"I feel cheated because it's just not fair. Why with ii, and make more spaces." He added
should people who should have lower priori- thai it may seem unfair that some sludenls
ly get better housing?"
will be penalized while others will not, but
According 10 Martone, the Office of stressed that il is worth il if it deicrs people
Residential Lire does nol know exactly how from using "gliosis."
many people are Involved in ghosting,
Students seem 10 agree Ihat ihe practice of
because students arc allowed a certain ghosting is unfair, bul still continue to do il.
amount of time to withdraw from their hous- One sludenl, who used a ghost 10 gel the
ing contract for legitimate reasons, and no dorm room she wanted, said, "I think for a
one knows who really intended to live on university Ihis size, Ihe housing syslem is
campus and who did not. Last year, between totally inefficient. It breeds corruption
300 and 350 people withdrew from their con- because everyone is out to get Ihe best possitracts, any number of whom could have been ble living situation. 1 did it because Ihe roomgliosis, he said.
male I. wanted was listed a year below."
However, Area Coordinator of Colonial
The area coordinator of Dutch and Indian
and Slate Quads Howard Woodruff pointed Quads Oayle Griffith explained, "when uplonc
per classmen get a senior moving off-campus
to sign up with, they don'l think about ihe
space created. Most likely it will be filled by a
freshman. If they don'l wanl a freshman,
well, they should have thought of tin In the
first place, In any case, it'oftcn makes trouble
for the freshman."
The fact that these spaces are usually filled
by freshmen, Martone said, is due 10 the
policy thai freshmen are provided housing no
matter what, along with continuing students,
Transfers are placed after everyone else, he
added.
According to Woodruff, "ghost sign-ups
have become "very popular in ihe past five
years." He could not estimate which quad
had Ihe most ghosting, but said that last year
ihe largest sign-ups were on Colonial and Indian quads. The year before Ihe most
popular quads were Dutch and Indian, and
several years before, State and Dutch. The
popularity or quads seems to shin in cycles,
he added.
Marlone is optimistic about the future of
housing at SUNYA, because of [lie inlroduction of compuler technology into the system,
"This year," he explained, "Housing signup will be computer assisted, changing the
administration."
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Did the end justify the means, Liddy was
asked.
" W e won the c l c c t i o n l " he answered.
Lcary interjected, "That means it's alright
for you to steal exam papersl"
Leary's turn on stage comes, and he's
buoyant in his while tennis sneakers, proclaiming his mission to protect and promote
the individual, his freedom, fairplay and
justice, tolerance, and progress. " T h e purpose of the state is to promote the growth of
the individual," Leary declared, directly opposing Liddy.
He scoffed at John F. Kennedy's famous
one-liner,"Ask not what your country can do
for you, but what you can do for your count r y , " dismissing it as " l i o r s c s h i l , " and "pure
communism."
" W h a t I'm saying Is you should thumb
your nose at the l a w . " This is his notion o f
" r e d , while and blue, yankce doodle dandy.
America was founded by revolutionists,
misfits and rebels...ex-crooks and convicts,"
he yelled. Women's suffrage, abolition, and
civil rights were all against the law in their
time, lie pointed out, but are now basic tenets
of society,
" T h e police aren't going 10 tell mc what to
do in my own home with my f a m i l y , " Lcary
said. " We get high with any type of drug we
w a n t . " Law and order is " u n - A m e r i c a n , " he
believes; lie favors basic "justice and lair
play." Me is quick to point mil thai lie
doesn't favor anarchy, bul finds that "nine
oin of ten laws arc abused by ihc stale to lake
away the freedom of the individual."
Liddy had if rebuttal lor ibis: " W e l l , I find
nine of ihc Ten Commandments fair, Except
for ihc one aboui covciing your neighbor's
wife. I like to do t h a i . "
On LSD and'other hallucinogens, " T h e
goal is individual g r o w t h , " said l.eury, an admitted connissucr of psychedelic drugs.
"Hack in the l%0s, my colleagues and I
demonstrated thai LSD, mescaline, and pot
can increase your Intelligence, raise your consciousness, and give you a broader perspect i v e , " he said lo great applause.
Liddy had nothing to say on the topic except that " i f I ever caught any of my three
sons with dope I'd have my foot so far up Ills
"'^ '"'"•' s ' x ' ' " m c n ' " P» ,11 o u t . "
Back in 1965, during the boom of the drugculture, Leary recommended lo the federal
government that they regulate, but not IIlegalize, drugs. He predicted an underworld
drug business which " w o u l d make1 Ihc prohibition days look like a lea p a r l y . "
Still today, he favors licensing people to
buy Jiugs, equaling a car license to a "marlj u a t a license" and an airplane license lo an
" L S D license." He suggested written tests
testing knowledge o f the drug's effects, and
an "under the Influence" lest to gauge
tolerance,
It was Leary's flaunted drug usage that led
to the meeting o f the two rivals back In 1%4.
Leary's 42-room " m a n s i o n " in Millbiook,
New Y o r k , was notorious for "not only
LSD, but S - E - X , " as then Dutchess County
Assistant D A Liddy put i l . So the DA's office obtained search warrants and staged a
raid on the Leary clan.
But they couldn't even agree on ihc circumstances of Leary's arrest. Leary, in his
version, claimed that an " i n t r e p i d " I ukk
and 12 heavily-booted stormtroopors bursl
inlo his bedroom while he and bis wife were
asleep, confiscated "peat-moss" and curled
him o f f lo the " p o k e y . "
Liddy tells it differently, " l i t s t ol all, ii
was uoi 12, bul 24 liclmclcd and heavllj
booted deputy sheriffs. And when I met Mr.
Lcary he was standing on sonic S'cry slee|
stairs, dressed only in a Hathaway shirt."
I eary did have one good thing to sa> nbotii
Liddy: " H e contributed lo the fall <>l tin
Nixon administration and for ihnl I nil
always be g r a t e f u l . "
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Liddy defended the defense spending prai
llces of the nation, citing an nnclcnl Roman
rule: " I f you want peace, lie prepared i"i
w a r . " A cold war buildup, Liddy muintaln
ed, is ihc most effective way lo keep the
Soviets ai bay.
" T h e Great l.iddy-l.cary Debate" as Hie
promotion company, Brian Wlnlhrop Inlet
national, billed it, is a two-year running lour.
Tile Iwo " c i v i l adversaries" have appeared
across die country and usually receive oboui
$8,(XX) to be split between litem. Speaker's
Forum brought ibem to Albany lor 5,7,50(1.
$4,200 for Liddy and $3,300 for I cai y,
TELETHON
'83
March 18-19
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television hour in
CC Lobby.
Friday, Saturday March 11,12 8jpm
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Tickets
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STUDENT
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SA's budget committee coordinates cash flow
By H e i d i G r a l l a
STAFF WHITER
How do six S U N Y A students
deal with half a million dollars?
SA's budget committee, comprised o f six members appointed by SA
President Mike Corso, is currently
appropriating over $500,000 — the
projected 1983-84 student activity
revenue — lo finance more than 80
SA funded groups, according lo SA
Controller Dave Schneyman.
The large sum of money does not
seem to phase committee members.
" I don't think it's the size'or dollar
amount o f money; I think it's the
fact that it's the students' money
thai makes it so awesome," explained committee
member
Hamilton South.
Committee Chair Johanna Sarraceo added "Right now we're
looking at it (Ihc budget | per group.
When we're done, then 1 think the
amount Is going to hit u s . "
Earlier litis semester, explained
Snrrucco, groups were given a three
week period lo submit a funding request to the budgel committee. To
dale, approximately 80 groups have
applied for funding.
All applications arc reviewed by
the budget Committee, said Sarrac-
co. Often, a member o f the committee will meet with a representative from the group to discuss Ihc
group's budget proposal. Additionally, committee members compare price estimates supplied by the
group with outside estimates,
The'commlttce members, assisted
by Schneyman, then make any
necessary revisions and the budget
is voted on by the committee. Sarracco noted that Ihc committee has
made mostly minor revisions in Ihc
22 budgets they have reviewed so
far.
When the Committee finishes
reviewing all budgets, which Sarracco hopes to have done by March 25,
the entire budget is passed on lo the
SA President.
The president can make any
changes he feels ace necessary.
However, Corso said he would nol
make changes without contacting
the members of any group whose
budget he changes. Adding that he
does anticipate making some
changes in budget commit lee's proposal, Corso explained, " I don't
want lo Interrupt the budget committee, Hopefully with my guidance
lo them., and then their guidance to
mc, wc can come up with a good
budgel."
Corso then proposes his version
o f .the budget to Central Council.
Council spends several nights
reviewing the budget, and during
this lime groups can appeal to
Council If they arc dissatisfied with
their budget.
After Ihc entire budgel has been
reviewed, Council voles on il as a
whole. Then the budget goes back
to the SA President lo be signed.
According lo Council Chair Jeff
Fromm, the president's and councils term of office cannot end until
after the budgel has been passed
and signed.
Corso contends thai right now
council members do nol fully
understand Ihc budgetary process.
Stale Quad representative Jeff
Schneider agreed with Ihis, adding
that "more than half (of council)
doesn't know how Ihc budgel process w o r k s . "
Stale Quad representative Suzy
Aulella, who serves on Council's
finance committee and budgel committee said il look her " a long
l i m e " lo understand SA's finances
and she doesn't think mosl ofi
Council understands everything
budgel committee docs.
However, both .Schneider and
Aulella were optimistic thai by the
lime the budgel comes lo Council,
members will be more informed.
Sarraceo said she plans to put
together a packet for Council
members, explaining the budgetary
process. In addition, she pointed
out that minutes from all budget
committee meetings are posted in
the SA office and that a rationale
for each budget Is included in ihe
minutes.
According to Schneyman, the
$6.50 increase per student per
semester, which students voted lo
impose, will provide the budget
c o m m i t t e e with approximately
$80,000 more than last year, to appropriate SA groups,
t o r s o said thai this Increase
would pay for some additional programs, but mostly " t h e increased
funds will be going lo keep existing
programs alive. A lot of ihc m o n o
is needed just lo keep things at the
status q u o , " he said.
Sarraceo noted thai
VCD,
WC'DI), and Speakers Forum, are
among the groups receiving Ihc
highest appropriations,
W C D B CJcncrnl Manager Rich
Francollnl said WCDB had requested an a p p r o p r i a t i o n
of
$43,800, explaining that mosl of
Plan for UUP
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up a b i t , " he said.
Rcilly questioned McKinley's
mention of oilier unions, pointing
out that these were all unions in
private Industry. In private industry, lie explained,the employees
often have "escalator clauses,"
which allow for salary increases lo
keep up w i ' l i inflation, " W e dqn'l
have that i scalaloi clause)," Rellly
said. " W e have now gained some
ground. Ii would defeat the purpose
of collective bargaining lo give ii
b a c k , " he said.
McKinlcy, foi liet pari, stressed
that Iter proposal was not necessarily a solution, bul one possibility,
and added she was sure that others
in Ihc union had thought of i i .
Rcilly said thai McKinley's idea
had been Hied before al other
universities with little success. He
cited Wayne Slate University in
Detroit as one example, [he result
being nol only a cut ill wages, but
also an increase in layoffs.
According lo Rcilly, U U P has ils
own proposal lo save university
jobs and raise revenue, The union
lias proposed a temporary surcharge on personal income lax,
similar lo the one used lo bail New
York City out of its financial trouble a few years ago. The surcharge,
Rcilly said, would only amount to a
couple of dollars a week.
" I ' l l pay a couple bucks a week
lo keep ihis university s t r o n g , " be
said. " T i l e union has lo fight for
what Is just for ils people. Politics is
a lough game, and you play il hard.
The easy way is layoffs. We're Hying lo show Cuomo that he'll ruin a
marvelous university if it's "done
that w a y , " he said.
Rcilly said concessions to the
Stale have already been made. On
Feb, 23, he said, the union agreed
lo hold two weeks pay which would
nol go to employees until they individually left stale employment,
The union also agreed lo cost containment in health insurance. New
employees acrue their sick and
vacation leave al a slower rale than
employees of six years or more,
Rcilly added. " I n previous contracts we had times with deferred
raises for Iwo years. We earned it
but didn't lake it, The state had use
of Ihc money," lie asserted.
McKinlcy admitted that her idea
may nol be feasible, bin il was one
possibility she wished the u r i o n
membership lo consider.
II
The "line,. , 1 . brewed and bottled in C i a d a . Imported by Mnrllel Imnnrtinn Co..
their expenses came from engineering and equipment. He added that
he had spoken to Sarraceo and went
through the budget " l i n e by l i n e "
with her. Budget committee will
review W C D B ' s budget on Saturday.
Corso said the qualities he looked
for when choosing budget committee members were mostly lime and
Interest, although an accounting of
financial background was also
helpful.
Schneyman said he and Corso interviewed 15-20 applicants before
choosing nine to serve on the committee, Since then Iwo members
have resigned because they couldn't
.make the lime commitment.
Sarraceo said Mark Ciricb, Ihc
third person to resign, did so
because he disagreed with rest ol
the committee on the purposes ol
budgel committee'.
Ciricb contends he was "kickc
o f f " ihe committee, " I was askln
too many questions about policv
There's no policy about who gel
funded."
The six students currently serving
on Ihe committee are Johanna Sarraceo, chair, David Praisikas, vicechair, Steve Ahearn, Suzy Aulella,
Ira I'rome, and Hamilton South. :
One out of millions
T
here are certain ways that laws are supposed
to work. .We have a structure in this country
that protects citizens from their government.
The Bill of Rights was intended to and does exactly
that — protects citizens from unwarranted intrustion
by the government. That doesn't stop bills that
violate these ideals from being proposed and even
signed into law..
lo certify if people registered or not. The vast majority of financial aid officers and university administratiors felt uncomfortable being used to poll™
an already unpopular law. It would have greatly
complicated the start of a desperately needed jobs
training program.
The most frightening part of the law was the way it
attempted to punish people for a crime they have not
been convicted of. For any crime, an individual must
be indicted, tried and convicted before sentence can
be passed. Anyone who could not prove thai the
registered for the draft would be denied financial aid
under the amendment — whether they registered or
not,
One of these bills was stuck down in federal court
yesterday. The-Solomon Amendment is the popular
name of a rider attached to the defense appropriations bill passed over the summer. For those of you
not yet aware, this measure required every student to
sign a statement that they cither arc not required to
register for the draft of have already done so. The
law forbid them from receiving federal aid if they did
not submit this statement. The bill also required that
people involved in federal job training programs sign
similar statements.
Opponents of the law fell thai the requirement
would amount lo self-incrimination. The Minnesota
judge agreed, saying that non-registrant's identification of themselves as not participating in the draft
program could incriminate.
J udge Donald Alsop docs not have a reputation as
a knee-jerk liberal. He's a conservative judge — a
Nixon appointee. The case is certain to be appealed,
lhe images (his conjures up arc not pleasant. The
police slate mentality this kind of legislation comes
out of runs against the grain of our democratic traditions. The government realized thai the showcase
trials have not intimidated younu men into registering, and dropped to unconstitutional measures sucn
as this.
but Alsop's ruling is very likely to stand. Why would
a conservative judge declare a law thai supported
such traditionally rightist ideas like military service
and "national duty"?
Because the Solomon Amendment is simply a very
bad law. It would have swamped already overworked
financial aid offices with undesirable work like trying
The federal government still hasn't recognized thai
draft resistance is still very pervasive. Over a million
men have refused lo register for the draft, and
millions more are actively working against conscription with these resistors, It will lake many more cases
like this one before the government reaches that conelusion.
Glass houses and stones
The February 28, 1983 issue of the New York Times carried a rather medium-si/ed article on Ian Smith's defiance
of the new Zimbabwe government.
A western diplomat was quoted as saying, "Smith is saying some of the right things, but he is the wrong man to say
them." Nothing could be further from the truth. A closer
examination of who Smith was and still is will lead to the
conclusion that he is the least qualified individual to howl
about his treatment by the Zimbabwe officials.
Dr. JaphetM. Zwana
In December the government had cause to detain, search
and confiscate Smith's passport because there was evidence
thai he was slocking weaponry to be used at a propitious
time lo overthrow the stale. While overseas (US) on a visit,
he advised the US government against extending financial
aid lo the Mugabe Administration. Since April 18, 1980,
Smith has not accepted lhe conversion of the country from
Rhodesia to Zimbabwe. Publicly and secretly he still owes
allegiance lo Rhodesia.
Mr. Smith has chosen to ignore the racial scars that were
Inflicted by him during lhe Black-White war thai is supposed lo have lasted for seven years. Actually, the liberation
struggle in Zimbabwe began in the 1950's.
Whatever inequities there are wilhin the government,
they are such that as applied to him and his white accomplices, Smith should not gripe about. Some of them are
the stuff of which his barbaric regime was made.
He is said to be vehemently opposed to Robert Mugabe's
rather premature call for a one-parly slate. How can
anyone forget that when whites ruled, only.white parlies
were allowed lo exist? Under Ian Smith, the Rhodesia Parly
virtually monopolized the regime. All potential African
parlies were proscribed before ihey were formed and the
leaders detained, arrested, exiled or even killed.
There arc vigorous complaints that there is .widespread
press censorship wilhin Zimbabwe, During his era, censorship was clamped down on all newspapers including lhe two
national papers the Herald and the Chronicle. Africans
were forbidden to operate any papers and several foreign
correspondents were cither arrested/deported or barred
from the country.
Smith has offered a daring motion demanding lhe
resignation of the government thai was elected by about 80
percent of the population. His regime held sway on account
of being empowered by 10 percenl of the population. He
cannot pretend lo forget that he presided over an illegal
government which had won official recognition only from
the illegal regime of South Africa. His regime's legislative
design was a guarantee for continued while supremacy
backed up by perpetual martial law.
Concerning the emerging powers that his regime had arrogated to itself, Smilh explains, "we were at war." There
may be no conventional or guerilla shooting between
Jilaeks and Whites but the emotional, social and economic
war goes on. The effects of while colonialism and slave
labor have hardly vanished in three years. One of the putrid
anachronisms that are reminiscent of the dark past is lhe
fact that Smith boasts the leadership of the Republican
Front which holds ten of twenty seats reserved in Parliament for Whites only,
According to Smith, "the terms of peace agreed upon in
Correction
In the March 8 Albany Student Press, the editorial
"The threats stoop low" stated that the NYPIRG fee is
refundable. In fact, this fee is refundable only at CUNY
and private schools, not at SUNY schools. In 1974,
NYPIRG went to court in an effort to make the fee refundable, but the courts sided with SUNY's claim that this
would cause too much bureaucracy.
Wc regret the error.
wf*Bwt>i-5ljVrmeC:
1979 were the worst thing thai could have happened lo ite
white people in this country." These arc definitely
crocodile's tears. The only parlies that were satisfied with
lhe Lancaster awards were the Zimbabwe-Rhodesia regime
under Smith and Muzorewa and the British government.
The liberation leaders signed Ihcm under International
duress. The reasons were that, according lo the document
whites still held lhe key to economics, industry, the land,
employment and politics, He complains thai "more anil
more encroachments have been made on human rights anil
freedoms." The application of double standards is obvious. These rights and freedoms are valid only when .implied to whiles.
Mr. Smith, who once confidently forecast thai majority
rule would never occur in (Rhodesia), "not in a thousand
years" might as well resign himself to lhe realistic fael that
African rule, no matter how shaky right now, has come to
slay—lhe question of how many years will lake care ol
itscir.
In a language understood by most .Smiths—Those who
live in glass houses should not throw sloncs!
! Introspective
THIRD ANNUAL ROTARY CLUB
CAREER DAY
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The Albany Rotary Club lias offered to sponsor the "Third Annual
Albany Rotary Club Career Day." This is a worthwhile opportunity
for SUNY-A students to participate in a one day on-the-job
experience. Here arc just a few of the responses CUE received in
reaction to last year's event:
" a n excellent l e a r n i n g e x p e r i e n c e "
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" 1 never l e a r n e d so m u c h in just a few h o u r s ! "
" H a l s u f l ' to Career D a y ! "
i his year approximately 33 area professionals and members of the
Albany Rotary Club have agreed to donate (he morning of April
21st to the career development of Albany students. This half-day
venture will take students off the campus and into the community.
Students will spent the morning with their assigned professional
contact at his place of busines. A wide range of occupations will be
represented including:
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M anagentenl
Banking
Public Seruicc/Administration
Coin in unications
Real Estate
Dentistry
M anut'ailuring
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After a busy morning students will be treated to lunch at the
Albany Thruway House • courtesy of the Albany Rotary Club.
The Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE) Is cosponsoring this event with the Rotary Club. CUE will
coordinate the selection of students. Individuals interisted in
participating may pick up an application at CUE, fill It out
and return it to CUE no later than March 25. At least 58
students (possibly more) will be selected. Selections will be
made according to designated areas of interest. Selections
will be made on April 7. For more information contact Dlna
Meliti at CUE (457-8331).
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p i c k u p y o u r 'senior cards'
campus center 343 (ticket window)
monday-friday march 14-18
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
monday-wednesday march 21 -23
P l i r p O S e You must have a 'senior card'
to purchase 'senior tickftte' this April!
e l i g i b i l i t y Those seniors who
have paid class dues for the past 4
semesters. The payment of past
class dues is possible at this time
(Each semester owed is S l . o o
[ w h i c h should be paid i n cash oniy7i
S
o I guess spriny is almost hurt.'. II
seems every yenr spriiu} pops up and
the one thing I'm more concerned
.iliuiit ih.ui anything else is quarter courses. Only this semester I'm graduating, nnd the ability to
drop/add IMS been drastically reduced Nevertheless, something still bothers me aboul this Intriyiny subject. Why does run kind admlnislration have approximately nine quarter courses it
they know tli.it about one third ol the school Is
fr.mile.illy going over ihelr spring class schedules
in order to make up foi lost ot destroyed
credits? Wh.it bothers me most is the (act that
every semester people lake courses such us
Chinese Culture 01 Kafka or Russian Literature
without any desire to learn anything Irom the
course, ll is taken simply in enable the student
to yraduale on time, ol prevent the student
from having to take courses over the summei
There nre two options here which I now humbly
oiler Ihe SUNYA administration:
DOffer
quarter courses In most majors Courses such us
German Expressionism m the Aits will do the
Computer majoi no qui id it he only yocs to the
cluss twice, and die,us on the midterm One
course in each majoi will do wonders for the
student, nnd Ihe professor th.il tenches it c m
(eel populat when 93 students show up in Ihe
clnss. 2) Allow all students to graduate with 117
credits Instead of 12(1 This will work in decreasing the lack of Interest In .uiy quarter course
Unfortunately, ibis will only work lot about 2
years; until students start getting used In ihe
idea that ihey need 117 credits to yet out ol
here. Then professorswlll heat thlnys such as.
"I have 1 H credits and only need II to
yraduale. . .pleeez. . .
Perhaps Instead ol rearranging course listings
nnd requirements, we should reexamine why
we yet into the desperate academic situ allons
thai we do. Who do we put the blame ol i? Is It
our ever-increasing laziness ot the whole
cepl of academia? Do most ol us come t o c o l
iducaleye because we It Lily wanted to gel
tion, 'and expnnd our awarenesses, or is lo
please mom and dad oi lo yet a high paying
job? The next two Issues ol Aspects are devoted
to The Future Ol Education, perhaps they will
offer some answers nnd 01 alternatives, This
week we have focused on Ihe issues of Ihe
humanities and the business school, next week
we will look al the haul sciences and Ihe social
sciences.
In any case, il still Is almost spilny.
enjoy
Ihe good weather, and save up those cuts lo
play Irlsbee until late Apiil and May
Debbie Millman
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4a-5a:
sound & vision:
Peereboom
jinds
out of time;
Alvin
Lee
fine
cable
those
{oiks drop
a bombshell
Chris and
Bob;
attack
finds
feet
and
creativity).
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as the Australian
sion continues;
inva-
Greenfield
with taste,
variety
6a-7a:
«i
centerfold:
Humanities
unlikely
and business,
pair, come
series.
Carroll wrestles
that age-old
there
humanities
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with
question
really) jobs
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together
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not about
leave
business
schools
centerfold,
from
Schmitz
a different
spring
causes
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about
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in the
looks
perspective;
Lisanne
movies
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to
and
aquain-
tance.
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Cover
Photograph
by Will Y u r m a n
Nuclear Study
The University Committee on Nuclear
Studies and Aspects are planning to devote
the entire April 29th issue to the subject of
Nuclear Armament. We are therefore calling upon all members of the University
Community to contribute essays, fiction,
poetry, bearing on the crisis. The deadline
for submissions is April 8th. Send contributions to H.C. Staley, Humanities 346.
Please remember to include your name and
community address.
3a
zeek
zhat
equalibrium
ever
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Word On A Wing
But such is the irresistable
nature
of truth, that all it asks, and all it
wants is the liberty of appearing.
-Thomas Paine
. . .the wise man looks into space,
m 1, does not regard the small as
too little, nor the great as too big;
for he knows that there is no limit
to
dimensions.
-Lao-Tse
We don't need no education,
We don't need no thought
control. . .
-Pink Floyd
4a mound A vision
Ten Years Late
I
pulled the crusty old album out of
. my archives, Alvln Lee and Ten
Years After, Rock and Roll Music to
Ihe World. The album brought back some
old memories of beer parties down In a little
room we had fixed up In Ihe cellar at
home. Everybody got Into the album • probably the reason why It was covered with
scratches and obviously played to death.
came during a particularly drawn out song.
There were long bass and drum solos. The
musicians didn't handle them very well.
The end result was something you might
expect If you pulled out an old copy of
Grand Funic Live.
From that point on, Ihe band seemed i „
Jose Ihe Intensity it had held up for Ihe first
five or six songs. While an occasional song
rekindled that early sparkle, (or the most
part Ihe band seemed content to just gel
through Ihe songs. Lee nearly salvaged the
show with some slick guitar licks and stage
antics which Included belling oul leads with
the use o( a drumstick.
It wasn't pure nostalgia, however that led
me to give the album a listen. The name
Alvln Lee had popped up again - Just as a
warm-up to Johnny Winter at the Palace.
But, something had happened to that gig
and now Alvln was going to be doing It
alone at Ihe Hulla Balao In the fine city of
Renssalear.
Nevertheless, the question persisted
Why was Alvln on the "lour" In the In
place? As Ihe show went on It seemed a|
parent lhal he needed to make sun
money. There just wasn't Ihe energy i
musicians who are anxious to make
i
Irlbutlon to music.
It is hard for heavy 60's bands lo i Dm
back. While not meeting mass su
Steppenwolf has managed lo put togethi
an Interesting stage show. Backed up ihungry, talented young musicians. Sle|
penwoK leader John Kay has kept his I,.
(or Ihe limes. Other hands like the ( l i I
Dead and ihe Jefferson Alrplane/Storshl
have never really lefl the scene. If Alvin in
deed wants to make a serious comebai i
he, needs to explore a different direction
On his present course, he runs MIL' risk o
becoming a sorl of modern day Guy Loin
bardo who plays "I'm Coming Home" or
Ihe eve of the annual Woodstock annlvei
sary.
Wayne Peerebootn
While they were never big international
stars Ten Years After 'was a well known
band after they broke out of the English
blues circuit in Ihe mid-lid's. Yes. this part
of the British Invasion held together until
Ihe mld-70's. They probably reached their
apex with ihe classic nine minute performance of " I ' m Going H o m e , " at
Woodstock. Some of their other more
recognizable lunes included "I'd Love to
Change the World." and "Choo-Choo
Momma."
After Lee was finished with Ten Years
After, he called his new band, logically,
Ten Years Later. Most recently, he has
been recording as simply Alvln'Lee.
I'll admit I had doubts as to whether I
should make lhal trip lo Renssalaer. I had a
great fear of seeing someone hash through
old lunes. while riding on an Image lhal
had been created years ago. On the other
hand, I knew Lee was a very good guitar
photograph by Leslie Fralkln
player, who's been heavily Influenced by
the blues • Iwo (acts lhal I've found very ap- finally arrived at Ihe Hulla Baloo. I was nol
pealing as of late. Furthermore, I recall surprised lo find Ihe place rather crowded.
wondering whether he's doing something Alvln was Just taking the stage. He had a
new or different. I (ell It might be Interesting basic three piece band - guitar, bass and
to see what ol' Alvln Is up to these days, I drums. (Ten Years After had Included
made Ihe trip across Ihe river.
keyboards.) Lee wasted no time cranking
For some reason, driving In Renssalear into some old favorites. The band was
has always been a traumatic experience to lean, tight and bluesy. Alvln's guitar was as
me. All I had were some directions hurried- crisp and clean as it was quick. He seemed
ly given in a Price Chopper parking lot. in lop lorm, It looked like a qood show.
Somehow we ended up on some wooded
back road - a perfect drinking spot for local
At this point, Ihe question remained as
youth.
to which direction Lee would lake. There
After a couple more wrong turns, we seemed to be three possibilities: He could
go deeper Into his blues roots; he could ex-'
plore some "new" musical direction or, at
worst, he could become mired In what he
had been doing for many years before.
I hate to Judge things on appearance, but
I have to say It was appearance that gave
me Ihe first clue of Alvln's direction. He
looked the same as he did on many ol his
album covers I had seen In Ihe past, and his
guitar still bore the same peace sign, while
a guy In Ihe back hocked black white and
orange Alvln Lee jerseys, complete with
thunderbolt,
I think Ihe turning point o( the show
There Is. of course, leebnopop, bu
Alvln's gelling a bit old (or lhal. Besides, i
really doesn't fit his style. It seems if AKu
wants a long standing career In the musli
business, he needs to break away from lhal
sound lhal was trendy In the 6t)'s and
mld-70's. His obvious talent Is In Ihe blues
and It seems that it Is that part of his act that
he should concentrate on and develop
Perhaps start with the blues and expand in
to blues-rock rather than starling with
blues-rock and slipping into 60"s
psychedelia.
I don't know. Maybe I'm taking ol' Alvin
loo seriously. He may have just hit the road
for nostalgia, bucks or both. At any rati',
the people at the show didn't seem to be
complaining - they packed Ihe stage area
and called him back for Iwo encores.
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.The question Is, are Ihese stations worth
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WNEW.WOR and WPIX were staples of
our youth, shaping and molding us into the
complete persons that we are now. Today,
they still play an Important role in our
everyday life. If we were to lose WNEW.
we'd be denied such classics as WKRP in
Cincinnati, with Loni Anderson; America's
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Can we afford such a loss?
Can we live without WOR? Tic Tac
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Although the Individual band members
have been playing for years, Dlvinyls is
their first notable association. The group
came together two and a half years ago in
Sydney. They soon began playing local
bars of questionable reputation; Dlvinyls'
reputation grew rapidly, and they soon
came to the attention ol film director Ken
Cameron, who was looking (or a band to
star In a movie about Australian nightlife.
Dlvinyls fit Ihe bill perfectly. They also lit
Ihe bill for WF.A, who signed Ihem lo a
recording contract, A single. "Boy's In
T o w n " , was released and soon become an
enormous hit In Dlvinyls' home land.
Adulation for them grew bolh because of
the single and also because of the group's
fantastic live shows,
Problems began to arise between the
group and WF-A. A contractual dispute led
lo Dlvinyls jumping over to Chrysalis. Apparently, other record companies considered them lo be a hoi Hem,as the band
was swamped with other offers. Dcsparale
was recorded In New York City In a rapid
our weeks. Later In Ihe year, Dlvinyls was
set to begin a major U.S. tour.
What seems to stand out most about
3ivlnyls Is their lead vocalist, Christina A m -
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phlett. Visually, she looks like a cross between Pla Zadora and Debbie Harry. Vocally, she sounds like dozens of possibilities,
from Marianne Falthfull lo Dale Bozzlo o l
Missing Persons. This is especially true on
"Siren." Amphletl mimics Bozzlo's style of
ending each verse with a girlish squeak.
The song Itself Is a frenetically paced tune
that features a nice Interaction between
Amphlelt and guitarist-keyboardist Bjarne
Ohlln. II holds up Ihe pace until a
cataclysmic, very effective dropoff at the
end. Many of Ihe songs on Dcsparale are
bouncy, semi heavy metal songs, but Ihere
are few solos. A n exception to this Is "Only
Come Dancing
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WNF.W (Channel 20 on the box). WOR
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(Channel 30 on the box).
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n Ihe last couple of years,
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Australia has taken a giant step
JL
forward In promoting Its culture
to the rest of the world. A band like Men Al
Work seems to be the best exatjiple of Ihe
Australian explosion. However, there are
many other acts that have been vying for
attention. This year marks the arrival of a
new group, Dlvinyls. Like Men al Work,
they hall from Down Under. Like Men At
Work, they have a great deal of talent and
potential. Like Men Al Work, they have a
catchy
debut
album,
In
this
casePesparate.The similarity ends here,
however, (or the Iwo groups sound as different as night and day.
oot-what? No. Footworks. It's the
annual production, choreographed and performed by SUNYA's
very o w n dancers. Whether
your
preference Is ballet, modern dance, a mixture of the two or none of the above, Footworks has It all. The pieces are diverse,
emotional and above all . . . creative.
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Divining Down Under
Since S e p t e m b e r , these
highly
motivated, dedicated and o l course
talented students have been devoting long
hours to formulting their ideas and emotions Into movement, ultimately to perfect
this movement Into dance.
Dance Is an art. It Is a means to express' a
mood, a feeling or tell a story. All dance
has a purpose — that Is lo affect Its audience, to create a bond between that audience and the performer so that a nonverbal message can be understood or simply
communicated.
In a rehearsal performance, Tuesday
night, Footworks was successful. The
dance Is alive, entertaining and engaging.
There are thirteen pieces In all. Each has Its
own personality . . . light and airy like
"Icarus", full of whirling confusion like
"Jusl A Lark" or romantic obscurity as In
"but Anyway . . . Goodnight".
Classical as well as Jazz and Contemporary music lovers are properly cared for.
Guest musical appearances Include Slevle
Wonder, The Pat Metheny Group, Rolling
Stones and Ihe Who. The traditional ballet
enlhuslasls will be more than delighted wllh
"Le Waltz", a ballroom scene of fourteen
dancers. It Is one of only two pieces
choreographed by a faculty member, all
Ihe other choreographers are students. For
the animal In you, "Jungle Jazz" should be
enough to wet your appetite, and finally (or
the )ocks "Halfllme" will make you (eel
right at home.
The pieces are arranged so that no one
will lose Interest: heavy gripping pieces are
followed, In contrast, by bouncy, cheerful
ones. The pace, style and musical accompaniment change enough to keep even the
more restless, like myself, content, The
costuming Is, for the most part flattering,
colorful and appropriate. Admirably, Ihe
dancers display the sincerity of professionals, but perhaps more Importantly
haven't lost the excitement that Is so typical
of young performers. Enthusiastic energy
radiates from the faces — this Is the high
point of their year.
About forty-five students actually dance
In Footworks, at least another thirty are Involved In some sort of "behind the scenes"
work. This production Is made possible
with Dance Council's sponsorship and the
help of two faculty members: Darlene
Myers and A n n Morris. Everybody
(dancers, choreographers, etc.) work as a
team. On stage the performers dance as
one.
Footworks Is more than )usl entertainment. Its value Is far more reaching. What
makes It so important Is thai It Is the only
chance the dance students In this university
have to display their art. They can experience performing and others can appreciate their talent. It's an incentive for the
dancers, something to strive for and
achieve.
Sometimes It's very hard to do justice
when previewing and describing art — (or
the reason that art is Inherently a subjective
loplc. There were some thai said Picasso
couldn't paint . . . It all bolls down to a
matter of laste.
Footworks has taste. Better yet, It has
variety. Wllh laste, variety and creativity, II
Is a very satisfying experience. The fee is
nominal and you can enjoy Iwo hours of
Albany's finest dance In the comfort of Ihe
Performing Arts Center Main Theatre,
tonight and tomorrow evening. Relax and
let somebody else's feet do the work.
•
U." Lead guitarist Richard Harvey Is
allocated an all-loo-brlel solo, but he
manages to do his best with the limited time
he's got.
Like many bands today. Dlvinyls utilizes
some tricks on some songs. "Rlny Me U p . "
for example has a cute little section at the
beginning where it sounds like some
cavemen were brought in lo grunt and
groan, as Amphletl sings along in tart, staccallo chirps. Surprisingly, none of Ihe gimmicks ever seem to wear thin. Not all Ihe
songs on the record rely on either tricks or
heavy metal thunder, however. In lact,
directly following "Ring Me Up." we are
I [treated to a sweet little ballad called "Victoria." What's nice about this ballad Is the
gutsy bass and drum backdrop to some
very soft, mellow singing by Amphlett.
Most of the songs on the record deal
with Ihe Incredibly redundant subject of Interpersonal relationships of the nonplotonlc kind. Fortunately, Dlvinyls' writers
Amphletl and guitarist Mark McEntee delve
Into another subject on "Elsie," It's a slow,
haunting song that again features a
marvelous, deep anchor provided by
bassist Richard Grossman and drummer
Rlchnrd Harvey. The lyrics fit the tempo of
Ihe lune perfectly, They tell a tale of
loneliness and resignation In the title
character's life: "She Just sleeps all day/In
her squalid Intl.- slum / A n d lakes little
white pills/To make her body feel all
numb." Sadly, on this song. Christina A m phlelt feds that she must moan, scream,
and jusl generally overdo ihlngs. Perhaps
she fell that this would evoke tears from a
listener: actually, It tends to evoke
laughter, combined with anger, To be fair,
criticisms like these are few and far between
on this flue album. For ihe most pari, the
songs lire well written and superbly perdu ini'd Mark Opllz, the producer, has
done .i fine job in nol over-emphnslzlng
any individual elements, This Is quite an
achievement when you consider what a
strung vocalist Christina Amphletl Is. A less
intelllgenl producer would allow her lo step
over ihe rest of the band. This Is not the
case here
Although this debut record Is terrific, it
! seems doubtful that it can malch the suc| cess of Men At Work's opener, Business As
Usual.
First, ihere arc very, very few
i albums lhal could do that. Secondly, and
more importantly. Desperate Is not that acI cessable when it comes to widespread FM
I airplay. The strength and gulsinessof both
• the music and the vocals may scare off
many programmers. That would be a
j shame, for Desperate Is a fresh, entertainI tng work, definitely worth looking Into.
iAspects
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Centerfold
Business Is Booming. ••
.••But What About Humanities?
The demand for business majors multiplies
Wherein Shakespeare and
Milton prove there's more
tolifethanACC211
or every sociology major who
ever kicked himself (or not taking
a business course, for the theatre
major who doesn't understand his motivation In not becoming an accountant, and
for those English majors who've ever wished they'd taken another language, like
Pascal, there's finally some good news
which may convince their parents that
they're not nearly 'as dumb as they think,
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of Accounting
Professor,
Dr. Frank Kalmin, fay Will Yurman.
(UPS)
been a sloughing off of jobs" In Ihe market.
However, competent students can sllll find
jobs, if not with the "big eight firms" then
with smaller firms which sllll provide
valuable job experience.
We asked what he fell looked Impressive
to an employer on a resume. Kolmln
replied. "An employer looks for a welleducated, well-rounded person who is a
good communicator and can speak well. In
Business, we are always In the public eye."
Kolmln believes thai communication and
writing skills are very important In any job
In today's market. He replied, "There is
something lacking In the general education
today . . . It goes way back to the Junior
Is there a major which Is practical and
will enable me to get a job? Is there a I and high schools." Establishing Ihese skills
in college can provide a necessary tool In
market for the MBA? Are there jobs to be
the job market.
had! Out of desperation, we all seek InforKolmln discussed Albany's Business
mation from our advisors, professors and
closest friends.
Aspects went lo Professor Frank Kolmln,
a specialist In Taxation here at SUNYA, for
an Insiders look at the world of business
and the future of business education. Me
lias generously offered his opinions and
advice on today's economy, job market,
o p p o r t u n i t i e s available for college
graduates entering the world of business on
SUNYA's Business School and the effects
of national budget cuts on Ihe business
world.
Professor Kolmln holds a Doctorate from
the University of Vienna in Accounting and
Rnance. an MBA in Accounting and
Finance from New York University and a
PHD In Economics Irom the Maxwell
Graduate School at Syracuse University. A
School and was quite optimistic about its
refugee from Austria, Kolmln came lo the
reputation and its students. When asked
United States with "all the strikes against
why he (ell Albany's Business School was
him." However, In New York he was
different from other business schools, he
listed three reasons: "First, Albany has a
allowed to rtiake his way and feels gratitude
large enoqgh Business School to allow
"without limitation." This semester, Kolmln
ourselves , the luxury of employing
Is teaching Accounting 442 and Accounspecialists In Ihe faculty. Second, the
ting 6 4 1 , which is a graduate, seminar In
budget crunch is not so bad that we cannot
advanced.Taxatlon emphasizing corporate
offer reasonable salaries so we can employ
topics.
good faculty. Third, the caliber of our
Although Kolmln specifically refers ic
students Is very high." He believes that Ihe
Business and Accounting majors, he feels
preliminary two-year liberal arts preparathat In today's economy, the student must
tion for application to the Business School
be versatile. For example, the ability to
provides students with the well rounded
operate or at least a general knowledge of
education so essential to success In the
computers Is useful In today's competitive
Business program, The core courses
job market, He also feels that general skills
themselves serve to educate the student
In programming are Impressive.
because "labor relations rely on political,
Kolmln addressed Ihe question of the
sociological, and economic developments
MBA. In his opinion, the MBA can open
which contributed to the framework of our
doors In business because It provides a perhistory." In addition he says that Ihe liberal
son with more knowledge In his Held, a
arts preparation allows the university lo be
"period of matt/rlly" and various applicaselective. Albany's Business School Is actions w h i c h cannot be taught In
credited, whereas business schools at other
undergraduate education because of time
universities, such as SUNY Blnghamlon,
limitations. The MBA can offer valuable,
are not. To be accredited by the AACSB Is
practical experience. A person with an
contingent upon the percentage of PD's
M B A can start off In a job at a higher level
among the school's ;'aff. SUNYA's
and receive a higher salary, Increasing job
business school faculty and student body Is
potentials considerably. In reference to Acfairly large compared to other business
counting, Kolmln admits that Ihere "has
O
bviously the future is a preoccu*
pylng thought for all college
students. What a responsibility!
Knowing we are all In the same situation
does not help alleviate the fear and the amblvolence we all feel toward our own Individual futures. The "world of business" Is
a sea that we are all eventually going to
plunge into. Its endless opportunities can
be threatening as we try to choose a situation, especially In today's neither here-northere economy.
Lynne Siegel
schools. How does such a title benefit a
college or university? "It Improves Ihe
school's reputation."
Kolmln's comments on Ihe selection process or what is more commonly refered lo
as "weeding out" were extensive. To
dispute the notion that this process Is Inflicted on Ihe students of SUNYA, Kolmln
said that "II Is somelhlng that Is Imposed
upon us. We have to do It for selfsreservallon." Albany Is a competitive
ichool and there are a limited number of
spaces and only so many students can be
accepted. "There are only so many
students we can handle. If we overload,
Ihe quality of the school will go d o w n . " He,
however, feels Ihls process Is unfair
because the well-motivated, conscientious
student, who could probably succeed In
the business world, may not gel a fair
Kolmin: An employer looks for a
well-educated, well-rounded person who is a good communicator
and can speak well. In business,
we are always in the public eye.
chance to compete If his average Is only
slightly below par. The choice process Includes those sacrifices, "but the results are
good." Kolmln added, "We have only Ihe
best In our classrooms. The ability to learn
is very high. The better Ihe student, the
better Ihe instructor can teach."
Are the requirements (or transfer
students equal lo those needed by Albany's
students to be admitted to SUNYA?
Kolmln's reply Is that the transfer student
must have a higher cum. Certain basic
courses are Ihe same In both a four-year
and a Iwo-year school but the University
recognizes that the standards of a Iwo-year
college might be significantly lower and
therefore the transfer students cum should
acceed the norm. "There Is validity In being
fairly strict." The exact cum needed to be
accepted to Ihe business school Is not consistent from year lo year, as cum Is dependent upon the number of applicants
"Below a 3,0 is questionable," he said,
"but not Impossible,"
The professor says that Accounting
seems to be the most popular major
selected among the business sludents.
"Nlnely-elghl percent of my students aro
Accounting majors," he says, Accounting
firms come to the University hoping to find
Ihe top sludents for employment. The firms
review students' resumes which are on file
and they ask (acuity for Informallon which
will help them to decide who to interview
"Some firms will hire students (or part-time
work, unfortunately, Albany does nol have
a proper Internship program. The national
ofllces In Albany are too small lo ac
comodate all of Ihe business students." I le
added, "There are mostly brokerage firms
In Albany." Limiting the opportunities lot
outside experience.
The infamous budget cuts which
threaten many of Ihe departments have nol
seriously hurt Ihe Business School. One
consequence has been larger classes, such
as Accounting 211 wllh 500 or so students
"The personal contact Is not all that close
A teacher tends to speak at students Largo
classes Intimidate students to speak to Iheit
professors." The department has Inst three
accounting teachers and Is trying lo (ill Ihe
vacant positions. According to Kolmln,
some o( the teachers were not given exten
• slons to their contracts or tenure and hail l< >
leave. He added, "However, Albany has
always had a high student-faculty ratio."
When asked why there were not separale
business courses for non-majors, Kolmln
replied that Ihere are not enough pro
lessors to have these courses and that even
if there were, business majors and business
minors should be equally trealed. "They
should be required lo do Ihe same work "
Frank Kolmln concluded by saying, "We
are no Harvard, but we may be better in
some ways. Harvard does not have an
undergraduate business program." On Ihe
whole, he feels that Albany's fine repula
lion is well deserved.
Several other members of the business
(acuity have commented on the same
Issues, John Levnto, assistant to the Dean,
said, "I believe very strongly that Ihere is no
substitute for an extremely good education.
The Business firms will always try to hire
Ihe best sludents. You have to work very
hard. A student should lake courses which
five years from now will have an Impact."
Harry Cannon, Professor of Accounting
211, said In regard to Ihe Accounting profession that "the profession normally reacts
lo fluctuations In the economy late In a
recessionary period. The demand will hit
us In 'H5, If It's true we've turned the corner
In the economy."
In reference to the Importance of computer skills, Sal Belardo, a professor ol
Computer Science, commented "I think
they're essential, regardless If the Individual
wants lo go Into science or not. The area ol
computers Is moving In such a direction
that Ihe power Is going lo be available lo
more and more people. The goal Is to
make Ihls technology less Intimidating and
more useful so that humanity will be bolter
served by It."
I |
The glad tidings come from places like
the Career Planning and Placement Office
and the Humanities and Fine Arts Advisement Center, and a man named Beck, and
ihe agreement is that liberal arts majors are
a lot more marketable in the real world
than they've ever thought, and maybe
more than ever before.
That's nol to say fhat it's all good news:
those same offices will sllll remind ynu that
sludents who have majored In engineering,
accounting, sales-marketing, business administration, or computer science are more
likely lo receive Job offers and higher salary
offers than liberal arts students. However,
thanks to Robert \i, Beck and the research
he's done at Ihe Bell System, it's becoming
apparent lhat while liberal arts students
often have greater difficulty obtaining initial
employment In business, once employed
they can compete successfully with people
who have majo ed in oilier fields,
The Bell System employs about 6,000
collegu graduates each year (of whom
more than one third are liberal arts
graduates), and seemed a likely place to initiate a study of hiring trends over Ihe past
20 years. The Bell research learn Isolated a
variety of qualities which seem to go hand
In-hand wllh advancement into middle and
upper m a n a g e m e n t , Including administrative skills, Interpersonal skills, Intellectual ability (both verbal and quantitative), and motivation (or advancement.
Bell followed the careers ol college
graduates for over two decades, charting
how well "non-technical" and "technical*
majors" did in each of Ihese so-called
"assessment centers."
Some of the findings were expected,
others weren't. As you might suspect, the
non-technical majors {which include
business as well as humanities and social
sciences) were superior to math, science,
and engineering majors when It came
down to leadership skills, oral communications, and "forcefulness of personal
Impact" (which sounds like a scouting
report on a great college lineman).
Likewise, the technical majors were the
high scorers In quantitative skills.
The surprise came when the researchers
took an overall rating of potential for middle management. At a speech given on
March 4, 19H1, before the Association ol
American Colleges, Beck revealed that of
those employees considered to have
potential for middle management, 46 percent were humanities majors, 26 percent
were engineers, and 31 percent were
business majors! A n d moving from
theoretical Job levels one through seven
after 20 years, where three Is entry Into
middle management, 43 percent of
humanities and social science majors had
achieved at least the fourth level, compared to only 23 percent of the engineers
and only 32 percent of the business majors.
Clip this out and send It to Dad. Or better yet, thank Ihe phone company, and call
him before 11.
a
John Alexander talks in essays — neat
compositions which he has honed during
his five years as Director of Career Plann-
ing on this campus, Alexander is a whitehaired grandfather with grey plastic glasses,
and he balances Ihe often discouraging
news In the Job market and the dlsappolnllng participation In his programs wllh an
unflagging appeal towards the potentials of
both.
Today's essay begins with an anecdote,
the slory of a women who returned to
SUNYA In Match of 1<)7K after spending a
r.emesler In Alliens. A major In Latin and
Greek, she came to Career Planning to talk
about a new love: computing. It might
have been somewhere on the Aegaen
where she first discovered that computers
offered her ihe same fascinations that had
drawn her lo the classical languages, and
she deckled lo tome home and continue
her search (or Alexander In ULB 69,
She was a bright, resourceful. Inner*
directed woman, and she came home to
discover, In one of Alexander's favorite
phrases, "Just what her paths were " At
IBM she found a woman who had come
from ,i similar liberal arts background, and
who agreed that her classics studies would
In no way handicap her in Ihe world ol
computers. She was right, and our scholat
found a job as a computer trainee wllh a
small company In Manhattan - having
never taken a computer course before
That Job proved a dead end (banking on
her leadership skills, the company had
made her a supervisor and virtually took
her off the machines), but she was able to
trade in ihe experience for a Job at IBM
id Ik
where she remains today
classically, happily evei aftet
The story lb Important i» Ale
because it Illustrates mosl of the message
he's been trying lo get across lo ll
students and alumni who attend the Plao
menl Office's programs *"*' •»»«»-in*™ .
IIH
they approach the |K
woman's old fashioned major para
Alexander's "old-fashioned" notion
what a university means. "This isn't a Ir ide
school It's a university. And majors aren't
work categories, they're study categories
An English majoi isn't a hlgherlng
category. When a student comes down
and "conceptions" o( a resume. The word
job isn't mentioned In the schedule until the
fourth seminar.
"There's a little showmanship." Alexander admits, "I have to motivate them,
capture their Imagination Show them lhat
the simplistic trade school view doesn't exist. A few students may find a parallel with
what lliey learned in their majors directly,
but they are few. We have to look for more
subtly related ways. v In concrete terms,
that often means discovering Just what a
student has learned In his (our years of
study — and. more Importantly, what he is
capable of doing — and getting it down on
a resume
"Most gain more than they
Savitt: You'll get very different
answers about the job market
from people in their twenties and
people in their thirties. Employers
do have a bias against the liberal
arts, but studies like Beck's show
that may be changing.
Unfortunately, there's something lonely
about John Alexander's appeal. Attendance at the seminars, and at freshman
orientation programs, is dismal. Al a typical
summer orientation, 12 of 250 freshman
here and says 'I nam] a job,' I won't talk to
him In those terms.
"But," says Alexander, " I will help them
find connections between what they're studying and what they one day will hope to
be doing,"
The ten-hour Job Search Seminar Series
offered by the Placement office Is a way of
spreading this method of run/dug connections. Subjects Include self-elarl(icatlon,
self-assessment, Individual achievement,
realized out of this school — relevant,
transferable things. We find main competencies, not skills, Intellectual abilities are
more deslreable than any job label," And,
like his heroine's love of language, "utterly
transferable" In the job market,
will attend an Introductory session, The
"Introduction to Job Search," conducted
weekly, will attract 4 9 1 . or 15 percent, out
of an estimated 3500 seniors. By the first
seminar, the number drops to H percent,
while those finishing the program will
number between 100 and 150 people, 35
percent of whom are alumni.
Alexander begins and ends his essay on
lhat note, wondering why so few students
"ever come near us." Considering what the
Career Planning and Placement can do for
the confused humanities major, it's all
Greek to him.
I 1
In conclusion, let's start at the beginning
of your college years and of your career
Both are vital topics for Joan Savitt As
director of Humanities and Fine Arts Advisement, she's professionally Involved
wilh a liberal arts student's (irsl years In the
university, and personally concerned with
his liisl years out.
"Nobody's first job out of college is very
good, Expccl to go through a lot of different jobs Because once you have a work
record, you can begin to show someone
that you call hold a job."
Savitt speaks from experience, having
both access to surveys on recent SUNYA
jr.uls and a none'too-fond memory of
days selling underwear. She gels anxious
ihoul the bad publicity the humanities have
gotten, and feels the record should be set
sir.right
"You'll get very different answers about
the Job market from people in their twenties
and people in their thirties, Employees do
have a bias against the liberal arts, but
studies like Beck's show that may be
changing." Savitt even presents a case
against acquiring a trade In college. While
Ihere are definite skills you should pick up
In college, she says, learning a trade Is only
preparing you for Job obsolescence. College Is a place lo pursue your own interests,
while picking up "marketable" skills —
wiling, self-expression, statistics, computer
literacy — on the side. And her advising
tasks often Include reminding students just
how big that "side" is. "When you only
need 36 credits to complete a major, that
leaves almost three-quarters of your
coursework."
"It you know yourself well, you'll get a
job you'll like, and a career you'll be
satisfied with. There are so many Jobs that
people have no Idea of.
"On-campus recruiters? They represent
an unrealistic picture of the job market.
They want specific skills for a specific Job.
Humanities gives you a broad range of
skills, and a still broader preparation for
what's available out there."
I I
8a perspectives
« i
Paradise Regained
wearing Nakedness
God Works At Jerry's
o
nee u p o n a time,
heavens
and
time,
things,
ones
with
being
created
Man
ages.
universe
and
without
ever
Jerry's
during
year
coincidence,
the hours
of business
on Madison
Avenue
kept
called
the two years I spent living
downtown
Throughout
section
this short
maintained
days
per
By
of
equalled
itself: It never
in
Albany.
age of man,
a track record
the universe
Jerry's
only
by
closed.
Rob Edelstein
1 b e l i e v e C h u c k D a r w i n said II best w h e n
he
said,
and
I
quote.'Hey!
Everything
changes. Y o u k n o w what I mean?"
T h a t ' s w h a t .J T . said t o m e that n i g h t as
the six of us w a l k e d i n t o J e r r y ' s at 3 a . m .
For o n c e I wasn't c o m p l e t e l y excited about
the
prospect
of
the
coming
after — d r i n k i n g - p r e - s l e e p l n g fact
I
wasn't
anything.
completely
Little d i d
of
the
brunch.
excited
I know
In
about
that o n
this
f a t e f u l n i g h t , a n e v e n t w a s soon t o occur;
a n e v e n t so m i n d - s c r a m b l i n g that It w o u l d
g o r g e d o u r s e l v e s o n o u r respective dishes -
guess.
s h a k e , rattle a n d r o l l m e d o w n to m y v e r y
e a c h fit for a k i n g w h o ' s h a d a hard d a y ' s
next?"
soul.
I w i l l a d m i t that the t i m i n g for s u c h a n
event
was
right,
J.T.'s
m e a n t t o bring m e o u t
statement
of m y
was
Inevitable
His
straight
brown-blond
and
almost
hair,
presence m a d e look like a n A r y a n
who
fate h a d just hit Chile Franks, w h o s e "clos-
c o u l d pass for a regular o n hee-haw.
I
e d " sign h a d recently b e e n glued to the
could
w i n d o w . E v e n " O n G o l d e n P o n d " h a d left
shielded by a grill a n d a counter. I could
the H e l l m a n .
only see a shirt a n d an a p r o n , which w e r e
T h i n g s s e e m e d to change so drastically
y o u believe, not disbelieve.
" E v e n this place has c h a n g e d , " I said
see
any
said,
"there's
just
got
something to believe
can't believe in S u p e r m a n .
to
in.
were
My
looked
up
from
" N e w m a n a g e m e n t , " began J . T . "It's no
their
dissected sausages as J . T . shook his h e a d
" Y o u m e a n I p l a y e d a l o n g with that just
longer called Jerry's. It's n o w
you
see,"
I
ranted
Jerry's
can
be
I g u l p e d a n d a s k e d , "Is H e there?"
at
" I don't k n o w . "
mid-
considered
a
"Is H e there?" I b o o m e d .
" L o o k , I haven't seen h i m , O . K . ? Face It
k i d , G o d ' s been laid off. H e ' s got better
things to d o than c o o k y o u r breakfast."
m i c r o c o s m of the u n i v e r s e . . . "
I reasoned,
"Do
" A w h a t ? " said J . T . In utter disbelief,
" L o o k , If It Is a m i c r o c o s m , then H e ' s the
1 tried to put the eyes out of m y m i n d
H e ' s sold In
a n d concentrate instead o n this man's face.
I s o o n realized that it w a s a face I'd seen
a person w h o ' s autobiography is called,
before. M a n y times before. S u d d e n l y , like
Where's
a
thunderbolt,
the
feeling
of
a
major
you
really
think
He's
gone?
1
w o n d e r w h a t H e ' s d o i n g n o w , " I said.
" H e ' s probably w o r k i n g o n the Mid-East
Almighty."
I
called'The
Egg a n d Y o u . ' S a m e place, same f o o d . "
for this? F u u u u u u u u c k y o u . "
If
came
" O h , fuckl C l o s e d ? "
Irlends
Now,
be
me?
the d a y J . T . called.
for 2 4 h o u r s e v e r y d a y that m a n Is h e r e .
stores. T h e President? H o w can 1 believe in
the rest of
a n d d a y d r e a m e d of A l b a n y . T h e n
those glasses. E v e n w h e n I could not see
t h e m h e a d o n , t h e y a p p e a r e d strong, yet
were,
D
" W h o ? " asked J . T .
c o m p a r e d to w h a t 1 saw in the eyes b e h i n d
They
•
" T h e m a n b e h i n d the c o u n t e r . . . I s G o d . "
v o l u m e . " T h i s place Is o p e n 2 4 hours a n d
almost roodlstinct.
D
M e ? I g r a d u a t e d , eventually found a job
,
when
compassionate.
I
which
But these all s e e m e d secondary
the redecoratlon job a n d the n e w waitress.
something...
D > D
"Don't
a l o u d with a slight alcohol slur as I noticed
"God."
pants,
left.
"What?"
b o t h white.
a n d quickly, it was as if miracles-were occuring, But miracles are supposed to m a k e
limes at a dozen different hours. H e never
It's H i m . "
gawky
A l b a n y was c o m i n g to a close. This same
not
(or Inspiration a n d Lumberjacks. A d o z e n
"It's H i m . T h e m a n b e h i n d the counter.
H e w a s tall a n d w o r e gold w i r e - f r a m e d
moustache
at
What's
ingly.
a g a i n . I m e m o r i z e d his f e a t u r e s .
lengthy
tenure
that.
" D r u m roll please," he declared, mock-
h a d just m e t . H e did not l o o k u p at m e
glasses.
My
you
" . . . A r e y o u ready?" I asked bravely.
nothing
same.
I'll give
w o r k - I took occasional glances f r o m the
the fact that, w h e t h e r y o u like It or not,
the
O.K.,
c o r n e r of m y eye at the m a n w h o s e eyes I
d o l d r u m s . I w a s l a m e n t i n g , as usual, about
stays
fire cold water at Ihe guys. The water breaks the
ice, so to speak, and they retaliate by turning
their hot water on so high that the girls' shoots
out Icicles.
We shriek so loudly that Pepe appears and
sees the opposing set-up. He shuts one shower
off so we are forced to share Ihe shower
together. W o are all showering heads. W e bob
we laugh, we talk, but we are only heads.
Soon Pepe directs us into Ihe sauna. H t
opens the door for us, and w e saunter In.
The hut. laul air blasts me Into the r o o m ,
llngelng my nostrils. I feel the air hugging me.
olanketlny tne as thousands of tiny Invisible
velnur towels quickly absorb the beads of water
o n m y b o d y The air moves in waves of heal
and I ripple toward a bench
The sauna is a nine by twelve fool r o o m with
orangey-red w o o d e n panels and two tiers of
>ench
III .1 r IttllT IS i tail, s ni.i ,' m.'l.il b o *
s Imok ,1 big gi iiutii rucks i l l lop n l II
Arllll e ,|h
We B« lli'l 0 i Hi., be ich ,ii d II ... convursa
lion n Mil H'S , ' \ i c t l y w h ire we e l t i II whan we
hod i
clothe s .,11 S imethli g ,i lout Dave's
lallim 1" nij i.i
111 . M i l W yne I'.tlk is
llghl „ id L'.lsy. m i l w«l n l.iu.jl l.'i
., ulntes in
lido i
bodle the wi y the
i .in in the
his
inhls
seven
weeks
Is unbearable. It
metal roof and
producing a hot,
the passengers
eri Kaplowitz
God
measures
per day,
52-odd
were'also
other
Important
continues
stopping.
by a restaurant
the
life
good
of
In Time,
Man
he heat on the bus
beats down on the
filters into the cabin,
avy. swirling mist, leaving
splng for fresh air.
the
In
lots
more
Time.
Today,
and
earth.
the
for 24 hours
week
these
the
made
of
a way by which
many
per
he
two
God created
" I n other w o r d s , he's 'Jerry'," declared
crisis or s o m e t h i n g . "
J . T . with a sarcastic gaze t o w a r d h e a v e n .
" N o , shlthead. H e ' s G o d . "
But I couldn't really take J . T . ' s w o r d for
it
J . T . ' s friend M a r c stared at m e with w i d e
so
I
headed
weekend.
On
up
to
Albany
Saturday
for
the
afternoon,
J.T.
eyes f r o m across the table. I turned to the
a n d I h e a d e d Into the s a m e restaurant w e ' d
M y friends c o m p l a i n e d a n d shut m e u p .
b r e a k t h r o u g h w e l l e d Inside of m e as a c u n -
counter a n d stared at t h e m a n . H e
always g o n e to. O n l y this time there w a s n o
I w a s too tired, too discouraged to beat
ning smile crossed m y lips. M y eyes met
cooking.
"Even this place has changed," I said
aloud with a slight alcoholic slur as I noticed the redecoratlon job and the new
waitress. "God," I said, "there's just got to
be something. . . something to believe in. I
can't believe in Superman, he's sold in
stores. The President? how can I believe
in a person who's autobiography is called,
Where's the rest of me?
t h e m back. W h e n I h e f o o d finally a r r i v e d .
the sight and smell of m y Lumber)ack
Special r e n e w e d m y spirit. I d i p p e d a
greasy
spoon
Into
the
coffee
and
d e c l a r e d , " T h e r e ! N o w that's something
o n e can belelve In. T h e
Lumberjack
Special. It's always the best. N o t h i n g like It
In all of A l b a n y . It's as if this f o o d c o m e s to
us through a divine decree!"
T h e guys laughed a n d with a bright smile
I cocked m y head toward Ihe grill for a sec o n d . A n d t h e r e . . . t h e r e was a sight as
fateful as a n y I'll ever see. Ever.
H e was staring straight at m e . For thai
split second, only those eyes were visible to
m e . A t first I figured It was only a coinc i d e n c e . But I was w r o n g . H e h a d b e e n
listening. H e was n o w reading m y face. H e
knew.
I t u r n e d back t o w a r d the laughter of m y
friends but m y m i n d w a s elsewhere. A s w e
was
sign saying Jerry's a n d n o h u g e
m e n u w i t h t h e chef illustration o n It. A n d
" B l a s p h e m e r , " 1 yelled. " L o o k at y o u .
no G o d .
All of y o u . H o w dare y o u doubt the w o r d
"What,"
he
said,
looking
at
me
We
sat
In
silence
until
the
waitress
of the L o r d . W o u l d y o u doubt the waffles
brought our " T h e Egg a n d Y o u " m e n u s
of t h e L o r d ? W h a t ' s the matter with you?
a n d soon after asked us, " W h a t ' l l It be
D o y o u think H e likes handling bacon? N o l
hon'?"
All I'm saying Is that in this universe, H e ' s
" w h e n . " a n d yet a bit of coffee still f o u n d its
everywhere.
w a y into m y saucer.
You
c a n see a n d feel H i s
She
poured
my
coffee,
I
said
presence surrounding y o u . It's His f o o d ,
I"l don't k n o w , " began J . T . , " I ' m g o n n a
H i s h a n d i w o r k . H e hast preparest a table
graduate In a n o t h e r smemster. It's t h e last
before us. Face the facts, guys. G o d works
thing I w a n t to d o . "
at Jerry's."
" I guess the o n l y thing y o u c a n believe in
Silence p r e v a i l e d . W i t h stares u p o n m e .
js c h a n g e , " I r e p l i e d .
I began to eat again a n d continued through
the
murmurs
and
Marc's
" O h , you need some
statement
of,
profucklngfesslonal
help, m a n . T h a t you d o . "
W e said little but ate m u c h In the next
hour.
The
food
was
very
good
-
not
h e a v e n l y , but very g o o d . W i t h a hefty sigh,
w e left the tip a n d grabbed the check. T h e n
W e ate a n d ate a n d finally got u p , left
- a n d I don't k n o w w h a t it w a s - s o m e t h i n g
o u r tips a n d p a i d . I l o o k e d again at a n as-
m a d e m e glance b a c k to the d o o r leading
yet-unacknowledging
f r o m the k i t c h e n . . .
God
and
braved
J . T . ' s doubting queries o n t h e w a y h o m e .
J.T.'s.
yellow
" C h r i s t , " shrugged J , T .
" N o , I don't believe He's G o d , " I b e g a n .
H e moved
with
O u t from
a knowing
Ihe
smile
suspiciously before Inspecting his shirt to
" W e l l , not really a n y w a y . But then a g a i n ,
and a rhythmic stroll. In m y m i n d I asked
lee If I w a s h u m o r e d by some slopplness
h o w would you know? W o u l d you k n o w
forgiveness
for
on his part.
H i m If y o u saw H i m ? But forget that, the
J.T.'s
almost
eves
ever
doubling
flew
point Is that I'm fed u p w i t h the realization
M y golden
calf of doubts
" N o b o d y theorizes at 3 a . m . , " he said.
that I'm living m y final m o n t h s In an A l b a n y
leg of lamb
cooked
" L o o k at the c o o k b e h i n d the counter," I
that I d o n ' t w a n t to leave - a n
ed from
J.T.
Albany
without Chile Franks, m i n d you - w h e n I'll
lifted his h e a d [or a second a n d
l u r n e d back to m e with a " S o ? "
" E v e r y time I've been In this p l a c e - a n d
His
was. And
He's
. m y undying
always
there.
It's
something
that
doesn't c h a n g e . In this w o r l d , that's quite a
again.
trust.
Because
He'll
match.
gale
with
changing as those words. A n d if H e helps
"809"
and take seat Inside
m e believe In both G o d a n d heroes, than I
I'll smile
the
only
things
worth
c h a n g e , right?"
" R i g h t , w e l l , this Is leading s o m e w h e r e , I
can't be sinning."
J . T . s n o r e d . I p u s h e d h i m a n d cursed
him till w e laughed a n d w e walked h o m e .
B e f o r e graduating I went back to Jerry's
the
dell-reslaurants,
S o forever
the
He
the
the
I gel coffee,
It
now
doubt
heaven
haveth
I'll enter
pastel
through
each time
but reality
never feel my
this guy is as real as y o u or I. H e ' s as u n -
of
serv-
here anu
In t h i s , I h e veritable
w o r d s of testament a n d generations. But
Now,
the
It seemed
Every t i m e . "
"O.K.
you believe In
to a
rare and
I declareth
hours - that m a n has always been h e r e .
believing In a r e those things which refuse t o
religion
to Him
feat.
J . T . turned a w a y a n d took a longer look
my
and
sockets.
hands.
I've b e e n to this place lots of times at all
this t i m e . " Y e a h , he does look familiar."
In
the
was reduced
medium
Yes, like a dream
o n l y e n d u p at a h o m e I left years ago. N o ,
In Him,
from
" I ' v e got a t h e o r y , " I said simply.
said.
no
halloded
green-flouresceni
His temple,
And
meals, k n o w i n g
my cup will
lhal
runneth
over,
And,
again,
mans the grills,
Throughout the stay Pepe tells the group he
egards us as travellers, not tourists, a n d wants
s to experience as much of Austrian culture as
osslble,
Now for an Austrian w h o looks like he should
e hanging ten at Mallbu, Pepe Is saying
omethlng very p r o f o u i r d . Y o u see, tourists ore
eople who clamor through Europe with their
ameras click, click, clicking away, develop
•leir film, and can't remember what they've
3en, They are the people w h o are relieved to
nd a McDonalds In Trance and are Insulted that
II foreigners d o not k n o w l i o w to speak their
nguage.
Hut travellers aie different. They try to Imerse themselves in the cultures they are exloring. They bunt for good ethnic restaurants
i d detour from the beaten lourist path, seeking
nique experiences. They are ihe " W h e n in
ome'ers...
Near the end of the day as we ascend Into the
Ips toward our hostel, the weather begins lo
ol off. The air that Is laden with heat and
olslure thins out and becomes delicately laced
1th the scent of flowers. Pepe stands up In front
f the bus and begins to speak in his cute little
ustrian accent.
"Listen all y o u travellers: vee see many sings
day, yes? I teach you h o w to yodel and vce
many Austrian places a n d eat ze
clnerschnltzel, At zee hostel vee take ze
ustrian sauna! Ze Austrian sauna is. h o w you
y, co-ed a n d . . . n a k e d . "
Naked?
Come o n , didn't they give you a sheet or
inclhlng? Y o u k n o w , to wear like a toga? Was
serious?
"My friends. I don't say y o u haf experienced
ustria until you haf taken ze saunz."
Well no way! I gagged t h r o u g h
my
elnerschnllzel a n d cracked m y voice yodeling
(t yawned at those countless churches, and
dged through my share of medieval castles,
d now this c r u m m y girlfriend cheater is telling
a I've got to lake a nude sauna or else I'm only
good as Ihe next tourist waiting in line to see
here Mozart laid his last movement.
Well no way! Me getting naked In front of
ople | don't know? I can't even undress in
nt of my sister without hiding my chest or sitg that 'certain way' those models d o .
Well maybe if it was only w o m e n , I'd splurge
r the experience. It might even be therapeutic.
I I certainly wasn't going to parade naked In
nl of some drooling sex-crazed American
ys who were probably all sitting In their seals
now with hard-ons. American guys were too
mature to handle the situation, I didn't want
be material for some guy's weirdo fantasies.
Well maybe If the guys were Swedish. In
1
.. . A n d I I w a s like In a dream.
kitchen
I turn and give Caren a f r o w n , carelessly wipg ihe beads of sweat f r o m m y upper lip where
ey occasionally slide d o w n the contours of my
cc to the corners of m y lips, so I con taste the
nyent salt.
Caren got me Into this, Alt through Europe
e managed t o travel by ourselves, stumbling
on all those important sights which people say
u haven't been to Europe unless you've seen,
was hardly the scientific approach to travel.
I It was a way of proving to ourselves (sort of
L> I lemlngway) that we could survive In counies where we couldn't speak the language.
idn't now liow to handle the currency and
etett't sure where w e ' d be sleeping that nlyhl.
Now, all of a sudden. In Salzburg. Austria.
au'ii decides she wants to take a little tour.
"It's called the 'Sound of Music T o u r ' . "
"Caren, it sounds really c o r n y , "
'•No, no Y o u yet to see all the places where
he Sound of Music was filmed. and find out
id inside SCOOp on the V o n Trapp Family,"
Caren obviously tjiouyht that ihe Inside scoop
n the Von Trapp family was going to be as inresting as Dynasty. I still have reservations, but
Qinehow Caren finagles me to take the tout It
as .in overnight deal--o day of sight seeing and
night spent in a hostel In the Austrian
delweissed mountains,
Caren now has her eyes closed, and she
emulates her breathing, trying to sweat as little
5 possible. Her hair Is lied In a high ponylail
rid a bandana rings her forehead like a
lorseshoe, Her light blue shirt advertises Adidas
hile her red nylon shorts sport an alligator. In
he light, the w o r d 'bloomics' looks like It ripples
hrough her derriere. She is wearing Pro-Keds.
The vinyl seat of the bus is contacted t o m y
highs, and as I shift in my seat, my skin feels like
I's being pulled off. The sun's rays are intcnIfied by the w i n d o w and it feels like a lazer Is
orlng through my a r m . I pray for it to be cooler
as we drive Into the mountains,
The tour guide's name Is Pepe, but he looks
like his name should be Klaus. He Is Austrian.
but he can be mistaken for a Callfornlan. H e
sounds sincere, but reminds me of the type of
guy who cheats on his girlfriend. He Is 32 but
could easily pass for 25.
I'll k n o w that,
as long
I shall nol want,
as He
D
.
Sweden the men didn't look twice while the
w o m e n slipped Into their bathing suits right on
the beach, T h e y treated w o m e n with respect,
not as ob)ecls. Hut American men associated
nudity with sex.
Well maybe If m y breasts didn't sag. It was
rue, Only 19 and already they had a tendency
o point south. If I had liltle perky ones. .
N o w , this is hard lo explain. In fact. It's"Impossible to explain. Move over James Joyce.
Something Inside of me snaps, catapulting me
onto a new plane, into a different dimension.
M y upper chest contracts and becomes rigid
while nerve Impulses shoot up from m y spine,
through m y head and into the air. M y eyes feel a
pressure pushing t h e m nut of their sockets
In a flash I change m y m i n d ; I feel an
epiphany. Nothing is going to keep me from taking a sauna. M y inhibitions disintegrate into a
heap of powdery ash.
I look at Caren, She Is h u m m i n g "The Sound
of Music."
U
LI
LI
1 1
D
"First time?"
"Yes. H o w about you.''"
" Y e s . " I answer, now directing my question
toward the rest of the group "First time?"
"Yup,"
"Yup."
"Yeah."
Nod.
"Uh-huh."
We are all Austrian sauna virgins. I k n o w It's
Caren's first time too,
I sit o n some weathered picnic tables outside
the bar. with the rest of my group. My feet are
sweating In their socks and sneakers. My shorts
feel too tight. I reach my hand through the neck
of my shirt to massage a shoulder Irritated by m y
bra strap,
For some strange reason the sauna Is on the
second floor of a bar, near a lake. I debate chugging d o w n a few beers to relax myself. I wonder
if Pepe w o u l d consider me a traveler If I took m v
sauna plastered, but 1 figure It's besl lo be conscious In case the air In the sauna gels too ..hot.
A n d w h o Is In m y sauna group? Well. Tama
and Helmut, of course. They are a couple hailing from Millsaps College, Mississippi, cule
enough to be boiled In oil.
Tama Is a short, bubbly blonde will. Shirley
Temple hair a n d a wholesome camper-of-theweek look, w h o really says. " Y a hear." Helmut
Is dark haired, ruddy- skinned, and earthylooking, with an arm that Is practically bonded
around little Tama's waist. Part of what makes
them so cute. 1 guess, are their matching sailor
caps and the fact thai they share clothes, I had
seen the same pair of orange basketball shorts
wiggling o n both behlnds.
Ron is a tall, skinny, dorky-looking guy with
glasses and a weird lan line demarcating his
neck, so It looks like bis head was just recently
slapped o n after being someplace else.
Steve halls f r o m O k l a h o m a , but his m o u t h
lives In Marlboro country. Earlier in the day he
gol thrown by an Fnylish-style horse while lie
was trying to ride it Western
David is f r o m Oregon a n d keeps starting conversations with me. |ust so he can hear me talk.
" W h e r e are you fioni again?"
" N e w York "
" W o w ! " he says, pining. "1 )ust love New York
accents Talk some m o r e . "
Uy geualt."
Pardon me?"
Susan comes from Vant•ouver. a n d Insists It's
not a boring place She ha s straggly short blond
hair and a pock-marked ft!
That makes eight Four girls and four guys. It
feels odd knowing thai in a few minutes we'd all
be naked together.
Dave looks at his walch "It's 5:30 "
We all stand up. Steve stamps out his
cigarette. Helmut and Tama give each other a
peck, and we file Into the bar The sudden
change of light to dark blinds us and we stumble
into each other until someone finds a door - an
elevatoi door We pile into the elevator, and the
yiygles start The g r o u p peals with nervous
laughtei at any comment, The elevator ascends,
.tnd my bile goes with it
No sooner had we reached ihe second floor,
when eight naked bodies parade past us onto a
veranda They remind m e of sprites As they g o
by, It's as If they a r e h y d r o f o i j i n g o n ihe air - they
glide along, chatting merrily
1 see a naked man talking to a naked w o m a n
Their faces aie relaxed Then bodies are at ease
They gesture and move all so naturally I can't
off
A*ait to rip my clo
Then on our left. Pepe appears and says.
'Get ready for ze sauna," H e casually drapes a
towel in front of him like my father does when 1
accidentally barge into the bathroom just after
he's finished showering.
"He's cheating," 1 think
,
We wander into a room with piles <Jf carelessly discarded clothes. 1 notice a pretty magenta
T-shirt I'd seen on a girl on the bus now bunched
into a corner, Shoes a n d sandles aren't
separated with their partners, but are strewn
together In one heap,
1 see my group hovering o n a light-rope made
of cotton, polyester, and rayon threads. On one
end stands our communal mother holding piles
of clothes, reminding us that we said we'd be
good in Europe O n the other end Is Pepe.
dangling a gold medal with " T R A V E L E R "
emblazoned upon It.
Caren and I each grab Ihe bottom of our
T-shirts
and
shouted:
"One--Two--Three"--pause--"Four." and we rip
our clothes off. The rest of the group quickly
follows suit.
Well, the first thing to do is not look at
anybody below the head. Our eyes rotate o n
broken ball bearings which prohibit us f r o m
looking d o w n . Everyone has a h e a d . but
nothing else.
We march Into the regulation pre-sauna
showers, and the girls quickly hover a r o u n d one
nozzle, while the guys hang around another, like
a fourth grade party.
This Is silly. 1 grab the nozzle off the wall and
A l l St M l , , , the ben li with
i-gpiuppod
up In 1 1 u l ma iiullm . Ins,' 1i l i u >• n i v . hesl
si
1 III U|
alghl o m y b i lasts di n'l ag . n u l l try
1.1 flh lo . hard • i they loll i llgglu l l u .
than 1
igglng nd w i n Jiggling
that s
,1 lull,'
1 (eel o m e w h i bellei I I e leg relaxes
ami (alls
Gradually the hoi sauna all thaws out frozen
ball bearing eves, and they rotate with ease.
now casually focusing on parts of Ihe body
below the chin
1 look at arms and thighs and stomachs and
feel and breasts and torsos ami pubic hall and
penises I think I Bee an UnclrCUmsiZttd penis II
iksdiffcrenl but still recognizable
The atmosphere feels packed with charged
particles and my adrenalin feels flammable
enough to spontaneously explode Oui naked
euphoria makes us feel tipsy and light headed
Friendships that take years to form (eel like they
.ire forming Instantly Out nakedness draws us
close together the ail covers us In one blanket
We feel secure While we casually talk and |oke
our bodies loudly declare their happiness and
freedom. It's as if our bodies had been crying out
for this ayes ago. and knew what was better for
us than we d i d N o wisecracks, n o advances, n o
erections, just a lightening bond ol friendship
and a new ehhilaraliny freedom
Pepe bangs o n the sauna door and motions
for us to come out. He flashes his Callfaustrlan
smile ill the door's w i n d o w and his teeth appear
orange through the tinted glass
When we open the door Ihe cool air slaps us
In the face, and almost pushes us back into the
sauna.
" N o w you must cloze ze p o r e s . " says Pepe.
simultaneously turning on a cold shower.
I shudder bul decide to grin and bear it (no
p u n Intended) The group naturally gravitates
toward one shower, arid take turns passing Ihe
nozzle a r o u n d , helping each other out. The
water is so cold it burns
After our pores weie unpryabl ' closed, we
parade onto the veranda We pas-, lire elevator
door whete we had first seen those nude bodies
parading in front o l us It seems years, ages,
planes, dimensions ago since we arrived here.
since we had our clothes on I turn away from
the heavy. Mack doors, and hefed toward the
veranda I'he smell of flowers beckons me fnlo
ihe twilight.
Silhouette upon slthoutte upon sllliouette ol
nude bodies' upon majestic trees upon soaring
Alps stratify the sky creating a huge dlnrama My
body (eels joined with the fresh air's warmth. I
float in the delicate breeze, breathing in Ihe
heavy aroma of flowers which dizzies a n d
weighs me d o w n again. I waul the whole world
to be naked! I want the whole world lo see me
" i i n k e d . I Want the whole world to feel m y freedom 1 want to sing!
Caren looks at me, I am singing I'he Sound o)
Music.
She ioiirs In. and pretty soon we've got eight
naked Americans howling The Sound of Music
from the veranda The Alps sing our sony hack
to us with i magnilicienl echo reveiberating
throughout the valley.
Pepe walks onto the veranda, scowling, yelling at us to be quiet. W e ignore h i m H e has
created Super Travelers--faster than an Italian
train, more powerful than Mexican chill, and
able to sauna with any Austrian,
"Ze sauna is closing In fifteen minutes. Please
gel your zings." Pepe says, walking away.
It Is time to get dressed. The only thing
awkward about getting dressed Is that we realize
w c are undressed, I want to stay naked. I a m
afraid I will suffocate m y new feelings with my
:lolhes. I lurn to see Helmut struggling into the
orange shorts. They must be Tama's. I decide, i
dress quickly.
H e l m u t : " N o w what are your names again?"
Laughter, Applause. We didn't k n o w each
other's names. We'd forgotten each other's
names! They seemed so trivial, so coarse.
The only thing I did k n o w was that I was going
to ride back on that damn bus t o m o r r o w
raked.
•
10a perspectives
Business As Usual?
R
ecentjy, Business Schools nationwide have been admonished for
M Mm. "%. the shoddy quality of graduates
A being manufactured by the business educa/? Hon assembly line. Improper Inputs and
sub-par raw materials have created a proI llferatton of pseudo-professionals often In] capable of assimilation , Into a dynamic
workplace. Today more than ever, critics
/ are challenging the utility of a bac9 calaureate or masters degree In business
8 relative to the equivalent accomplishment
'i In one of the liberal arts. While business
graduates may possess technical expertise.
often insular In nature, the panoramic view
afforded students of the Arts has
dramatically showcased the funcl.imenta
dichotomy splitting the two disciplines.
Why? I lave the fundamental precepts long
nurtured In our business schools lost Ihelr
applicability or even worse, their appropriateness, Hopefully -• NO. but what
is occurlng is symptomatic of a deeper ill
besetting Business Schools, nol solely
endemic to Albany, but Instead generic of
TonySchmitz
Generally, certainly not absolutely, the
overall quality of language use accorded
business undergrads is appalling and perwuled with obvious ubfuscatlon. Here in
lies the dilemma afflicting business education. Souiewhal unfortunately, the unldlmenslonal indoctrination Inflicted upon
business students allows little leeway for
any pronouncement of creativity, InsteacJ,
a conformist homogenlly. resembling a collective cloak of unwavering uniformity is
stressed - NO. imperative — for the
minutest entertainment of the notion labeled "Professionalism." Knowledge for
knowledges sake has become knowledge
for "not what 1 know, but what can I make"
sake. When Institutions, such as Albany,
were cornerstoned as seats of higher
education, I'm not entirely certain the
founders envisioned the reality yet to
come, Perhaps, the universities without
Business Schools realize the significance of
erecting a solid intellectual foundation initially and not merely the mass production
of singularly functional units.
Success is no longer a measure of ones
breadth of knowledge, actually It's quite the
converse, While educators promulgate and
to little more than a reproduction, In a
quasl-plagarlstic sense, of that which Is the
accepted doctrine, failure to broaden
one's horizons could be eventually
fatalistic. Business students need be cognizant of that world beyond the rigidly
predefined parameters of the business
building, Environmental, societal and
political issues are shaping tomorrow and
to sever all ties with this larger word may
prove detrimental indeed.
Ironically enough, those who imitate
well are assured a position among the elite.
Pausing, I wonder If this unquestioning
preservation of the status-quo will cause a
preponderance of lifes identical mistakes
ad infinitum. Equally contradictory, Is the
School is simply a microcosm of
the reigning business world ethos.
Obviously, the competition is
justifiable, in that we compete with
ourselves. But how do we explain
those who cheat, in its diversified
rainbow of
implementations?
students Internalize the munlputable, narrow set of criteria critical to upward mobility, a crisis is burgeoning. Should textbook
mastery and superior performance on
multiple-choice tests be the cardinal determinants of so called Intelligence and subsequently career perpetuation. Basically not.
but meanwhile learning has been reduced
accepted philosophy that results speak (or
ihemselves, while the means remains a
vehicle, deftly hidden in one's past. Imagine, if you will that Albany's Business
School Is simply a mlcrocosim of the reigning business world ethos. Obviously, the
competition Is Justifiable, in that we compete with ourselves. But, how do we ex-
Another Hamlet
W
hen the weather Jurns warmer,
when spring comes In on the
wagging tails of dogs in the park
and kites in the sky. then I think of F.ddy.
Eddy was a short, squat kid of seventeen
when I first met him, with a shock of
blonde, cherubic hair and a face like a
cauliflower w|th a smile in the middle of 11,
He was working an acting Internship up in
the Catskills with a little summer troupe of
artistic purists from New York City. Their
theatre was a ramshackle cowbarn that still
had its original cockcrow weathervane on
the roof
Lisanne
Sokolowski
Eddy spent more time with nails in his
mouth and a hammer in one hand doing
maintenance work between performances
than being on stage doing bit parts. But you
had to expect that from these players. They
had cast aside the egotistic aspects of being
an "actor In N Y C " for the sake of strong,
original, pure performances. Thursday
through Sunday they opened performances for the public. By sundown the
pasture around the barn would be filled
with the pick up trucks and family sedans of
the simple country people who had never
gotten the opportunity to see a professi o n a l performance. The rest of the week,
the conservatory held "provos" readings,
opening up the new talent, testing, experimenting, feeling out ideas without the
spectre of sellability.
Eddy loved that place, hidden in the
mountains, with a fresh stream running
past the fire hazard boarding house where
professionals and amateurs shared living
space. His room was the size of a king-sized
stage trunk. Plaster trembled from the colourless walls every time a band of roaches
stomped by. His mattress's stuffing was
more out than in, and the only door was a
scrap piece of sheet left behind In the antiquated linen closet. But I never saw him
happier than when he'd be slitting on the
edge of the mattress, a pile of scripts at his
feet, sewing the bright red and green patches back onto a harlequin's outfit before
the next show.
"Come on Lis, stay and help bring out
dinner," he asked one afternoon, and held
out a plump hand to lead me to the kitchen. The supplies were in a dank root
cellar, modernized thanks to the efficiency
of Eddy by one light bulb. All I saw were
pots, pots. pols. and more metal pots filled
with hard boiled eggs and navel oranges.
This was dinner?
"Yeah, and breakfast too. We try to work
through lunch to make it last longer," Eddy laughed and popped an egg past his
Jowls. Through the yolk he garbled
something about the intensity of Strindberg
and what a damm headache the set for
Tiny Alice was becoming. I just smiled and
picked up some oranges. As we headed up
the stairs, a step gave way and Eddy fell
through, saved only by his belly from landing back in the cellar
"Don't iell anyone about the step - they'll
only worry. I'll fix it during dinner, there's
'nough time before makeup starts."
Cubby, idealistic, theatre nut Eddy.
Without him I may never have seen how
rough, how primitive the conditions were
for the people that made a whole other
world come alive on stage. For every
elaborate costume there were a repatched
pair of overalls back in the room. For every
sumptuous dinner the characters ate, there
were eggs and fruit for the actors. But Eddy
didn't care. He'd only laugh, and waddle
off to the barn with a hammer and a script.
When spring comes, when I know the
stream by the empty barn is thawing, 1
remember sweet, homely Eddy. The conservatory became a repertory, a statusattracting, snob appeal company whose
original members went back to New York
after all. Instead of eggs and oranges, they
held cast parties at French restaraunts. I
went to see them once, to recapture the
simple, beautiful "Theatre" I used to know.
It wasn't the same anymore. They got a
standing ovation, from the tailored suits
and strings of pearls sitting in the audience,
but not from me. In the air of the new stage
was stench of commerclallty, not old hay
and barn owls.
Eddy left one summer, to study acting at
SUNY Purchase. I hope he never comes
back to see what happens when ideals
become compromised, because art and life
need more people like Eddy.
Q
plain those who cheat, in Its diversified
rainbow of implementations? Are they not
cheating themselves and more Importantly,
those whose individual toll is seemingly
futile? We all lose! Those who circumnavigate moral ethics and cheat today will
In all probability do, guess what tomorrow?
's the bottom line therefore everything? If
»o, grades and profits may as well be Inter*
:hanyeable synonyms, literally standing for
dentlcal Iwlns.
Coupled with the aforementioned. Is a
ohcnornena which could prove to be even
more encompassing. Inquisitive minds
wonder, what has all this mimicry cost us?
Since role model emulation is Ihe sole requisite for a slice of "The Good Life", do
we blindly accept this? Is one truly Intellectually free when lacking the autonomy and
uniqueness offerred via personal expres
slon? Are thoughtful originality, innovation
and leadership therefore, near extinction?
Provocative quesllous all, curiously offering no definitive answers.
All In all, this critique is not an Indli Imen!
of Business Schools, especially SUNYA's.
Nonetheless, administrators, academics
and students objective Inspection and
subsequent repair may hall a rapidly
worsening situation. Already documented
Is the recent undergraduate revision requir
Ing a minimum credit exposure to a wide
range of liberal art curricula. Likewise,
publications distributed by the Business
School stress unequivocally Ihe Importance of a well versed business grad .mil
not the proverbial "tunnel-visloned" clone
If nothing else, perhaps this essay will serve
as an impetus to change. To remain nonadaptive and stagnant however. Is foolhardy,
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• ndlvidual Advisement Concerning Academic Programs
• Information Regarding Career Opportunities
• Tours of College Libraries and Research Facilities
• Discussion with Current Graduate Students and Alumni
• Dispays and Special Exhibitions
March 10,11 12 • 8:00 pm
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Student Association Election Nominations
Open: Monday, March 14
Pick Up
Applications in S.A. Office
University-Elected
President
Vice-President
University Senate
3 seats from each quad
7 from off-campus
Central Council
3 seats from each quad
9 from off-campus
Class of 1984
President
Vice President
15 Class Council Seats
Class of 1985
13 Class Council Seats
Class of 1986
15 Class Council Seats
Alumni Board
5 seats for seniors
Nominations Close: 5 p.m., Friday, March
25th.
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Spectrum
Music
T r o y M u s i c H a U (273-0038)
March 11 — Boys of the Lough at 8 pm
SUNYA P A C
March 13 — Empire" State Youth Orchestra, 3 p m ; March 15, University Com
munlty Orchestra, Nathan Gollschalk,
conductor 8pm, free; March 17 — Flndlay
Cochrell, noon, free;
Proctor's S c h e n e c t a d y (382-1083)
March 17 — The Chieftains 8 pm
G e m i n i J a z z C a f e (462-0044)
Thurs-Sat — Fats Jefferson, Walter
Young; Sunday & Monday — Martha
Gallagher, Ian Hunter
Hulla Baloo (436-1640)
March 11&12 - Penny Knight; March 18
- 805
Y e s t e r d a y ' s (489-8066)
March 11&12 - High Straight
S k i n f l i n t s (436-8301)
March 11&12 - The Jets
L a r k T a v e r n (463-9779)
March 11&12 - Colby Snow
Eighth
Step
Coffee
House
(434-1703)
Every Tues. nlte - OPEN STAGE - 15
minutes for anyone, beginning at 8:45 p m ;
March 11 — Whitewater; March 12 Mike Agranoff. guitarist and ban)olst;
March 16 - Cathie Kateberg & Steve
Snyder
Cagney'a (463-9402)
T h e C h a t e a u (465-9086)
Frl, March 11 — The Checkers. Fear ol
Strangers! Sal. March 12 — Outpatients.
Fear o l Strangers; March 19 — The
Bongo's
B J Clancy's (402-9623)
,
March 11 — The Students; M.m.h 12 Donney Brook Fair
2 8 8 L a r k (462-9148)
DJ on weekends
S e p t e m b e r ' s (459-84411)
March 11-14 — Skyway
Bogart's (482-9797)
Downlime on Weds, nlles; M.uch 11&12
- The Works
J u s t i n M c N e i l ' s (436-7008)
P a l a c e T h e a t r e (465:1333)
March 19— Jerry Lee Lewis; March 21
Joe Jackson; March 27 — Douy & The
Slugs
G l e n s Falls Civic C e n t e r
March IK - Hall & Oales
E S I P A (474-1199)
March 11 — Bobby Short
EBA Chapter House
March 12, 6 pm — Sadistic Gerblls. The
Plague. Stranger In the Mirror, Strange
Anatomy. $3.00 admission
Albany Symphony
Orchestra
(465-4755)
March 25,26 featuring Pola Baytelman,
pianist and works of Argenlo. Liszt, and
Schumann
movies
I n t e r n a t i o n a l F i l m G r o u p (457-8390)
March 11 - His Girl Friday; March 12
Road to Rio; LC 1. 7:30, 10:00
University F i l m G r o u p (457-8390)
1 . - March 11&12 Author, Author LC 7,
7:30, 10:00; 2 . - March 11&12 Raiders
of the Lost Arc LC 18, 7:30, 10:00
Fireside T h e a t r e (457-8390)
March 16 — To be announced (at 8 p.m.
In LC)
T h i r d S t r e e t T h e a t r e (436-4428)
March 11-13 Le Beau Marriage 7:00,
9:15. Sunday 4:30. 7:00: March 15-17
The Woman of'the Dunes 7:00 & 9:35)
M a d i s o n T h e a t r e (489-5431)
Hermanus
Bleecker
Center
(463-4478)
March 16. 2 3 . 3 0 . April 6. 13 - Flash
Gordon Serials, n o o n ; March 17, The
Wizard of Oz (Silent Film Version) 6 pm
Fox C o l o n i c (459-11)20)
I. The Verdict - Frl. Mon-Thurs 7:00,
9:30, S,,l & Sun 2:11(1, 4:30. 7:00. 9:3(1;
2 Ealing Raoul - Frl. Mon-Thurs 7:00.
8.45. 10:20. Sal & Sun 2:011. 3:45. 5:15.
7:00. 8:45. 10:20
C i n e m a 1-6 (459-8300)
1. 48 Hours. 1:50, 4:30. 7:35, 10:00,
11:55; 2. Toolsle. 1:40. 4:15. 7:00, 0:45.
12:00; 3.Trench Coal, 1:30, 3:45, 6:30,
8:30, 10:30; 4. Year of Living Dangerously 1:25, 3:55, 6:45, 9:15, 11:25; 5. Lords
of Discipline. 2:05, 4 : 2 5 , 7:05, 9 : 3 0 ,
11:40; 6. ET, 1:20, 3:50, 6:40, 9:10,
11:20; Late Shows only Friday & Saturday
UA H e l l m a n (459-5322)
Gandhi. Friday 8:00 p m . Sat & Sun 12
noon, 4pm 8pm Mon-Thurs 7:30 pm
Hellman's Colonic Centre Theatre
(459-2170)
1. Missing, 2:15, 4 : 4 5 , 7:30, 9:45; 2.
Sophie's Choice, 1:30, 4:30, 7:30. 10:20
Sun. 1:30,4:15, 7:00, 9:45 Matinees only
on weekends
miscellaneous
art
Martin Luther King: From Mont g o m e r y t o M e m p h i s : exhibit on
S c h e n e c t a d y M u s e u m (382-7890)
display on display through April 3 at the
Amazing World of Video & Electronics
New York Stale Museum
(until April 17). High Rock Photos until
The
Jewish
Experience
in
March 13
Literature
R o c k e f e l l e r E m p i r e Plaza C o l l e c Red Carpet Lounge, Main Library. Featurt i o n (473-7521)
ing works by Sarah Cohen; through
March.
Rothko, Kline, Frankenlhaler, Oldenburg,
T i b e t a n - B u d d h i a t F i l m : "Radiating
Calder
The Fruit o( Truth - March 14 at 7:30
N e w Y o r k S t a t e M u s e u m (474-5842)
p.m. in LC 3, $2.00 donation
Martin Luther Klne (until Apr 3); Images of
Sign Language W o r k s h o p
Experience, untutored oler artists — March
Monday, March 14, 8 p.m. In H U 128
27; N.Y. Metropolis,
Adirondack
Alumni Q u a d Production o f Pippin
Wilderness, Iroquois Culture
March 11,12 at Page Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets
Cathy'a W a f f l e S t o r e (465-0119)
$2.00 w/lax card. $2.50 w / o
Photos by John R. Wlneland
J e w i s h I d e n t i t y a s Gays a n d L e s N e w G a l l e r y (270-2248)
bians
Russell Sage College — works on paper by
Co-sponsored by JSC-Hlllel and G A L A
Marjorie
Semerad,
Kathleen
with speakers from Gay synagogue In
Panagapoulos, and Willie Marlow
Boston. Marcli 20 at 1:00 p. m. In CC 375
R a t h b o n e G a l l e r y at JCA (445-1778)
Refreshments served.
Drawings by Jack Rolh. until March 25
GALA Coffeehouse
University A r t G a l l e r y
Sponsored by G A L A . March 15. In CC
Thorn O'Connor — Drawings and Prints
375 al 8 p.m. Looking (or talented people,
C D P C G a l l e r y 75 New Scotland
writers, musicians, etc. For Information tall
Avenue (445-6640)
G A L A 457-4078.
Marjorie Williams, sculpture; David
Coughlry — paintings and drawings
W o m e n in American Theatre Conference
March 18-20 al Draper and Page I lalls.
theater
For Info conlacl Prol Judith Barlow .it
457-8433
T h e H o m e s t e a d e r s (462-4534)
J S C - H l l l e l S p o n s o r s D e b b i e FriedCapital Rep. Comp, Markel Theatre 8:00
man In Concert
p.m. Sunday ot 2:30
M.uch 12 al 8:30 p.m. In CC Ballroom
T h r u w a y H o u s e (458-7530)
For Infor call 457-4066
The Comic Book
March 10, 24. 31 A l b a n y P u b l i c L i b r a r y (449 338(1)
9&12p.m.
Thurs. March 17 - Film. Monsieur VerT h e O p e r a H o u s e 826 Slate St..
doux at 7:30 p.m.. Free
Schenectady (393-5732)
Albany Gay Community
Center
I Love My Wife. March 10-13
Open House
SUNYA P A C
Sunday. Marcli 27 at 7 p.m. For more InMarch 15-19 — Miss Julie. For more Info
formation call 462-6138 after 7 p.m.
call 457-8606
Center located at 332 Hudson Avenue.
March 11 & 12 - SUNYA Footworks.
" T h e T e l l ' e m Y o u ' r e H e r e CofPAC Main Theatre, 8 p.m.
f e e h o u s e " presents Cathie Katzberg and
P r o c t o r ' s S c h e n e c t a d y (382-1083)
Sieve Snyder. Wed, March 16 al 8:15
March 19 — Flal Flolbrook In Mark Tuiain
p.m. al the 8th Step Coffee Flouse. Tkts
Tonight
$3.00 ($3.50 al door) and available al
March 17 - The Chieftains and St. ParBlvd Books and Social Action Center.
tick's Day Party
The K K K & Women Albany
E S I P A (473-3750)
Feminist Forum
March 1 1 . 1 3 , 1 4 , 1 6 - 1 9 - You Can't Take
March 24, 7:30 p.m., Channlng Hall
II With Y o u
The last Pudz of the semester...
WCDB Top Twenty
1) U2
War
2) Richard Barone & James Mastro
Nuts
and Bolls
3) Polecats
"Make a Circuit With Me"
4) Bow Wow Wow When the Going Gets
Tough
5) AL)'s
"More Than Once"
6) Nick Lowe The Abominable Shnumimi
7) Cheslerlield Kings
I lere are the
Chesterfield Kings
H) Wham
"Young Guns Go For It"
9) Marianne Faithful! A Child's Adventure
10) Prince
1999
11) English Beat
Special Beat Service
12) Fun Boy 3
"Tunnel of Love"
13) Michael Jackson
Thriller
14) Heaven 17
Heaven 17
15) Garland Jeffreys
Guts for Love
16) Tin Tin
"Kiss Me"
17) The 3 O'Clock
Baroque Hoedown
18) Spandau Ballet
"Communication"
19) OMD
"Genetic Engineering"
20) Nltecaps
Go to the Line
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I'u the Editor;
As a student o f Albany State for the past lour years, and
as a Intern In Ihc New York Slnle Senate litis semester, I
have been able to gallic/ a perspective from both sides o f
Ihc political fence. This leads me lo comment on the SUNY
Lobby Day at ihe Stale Capitol, Monday, February 281 hT
Each year, SUNY students gnllanily gather together to
light the proposed Stale budget. This is one o f ihe few
limes that us students o f Ihe 80's can find our fellow
students concerned with something besides grades, U A S ,
and scoring ihe big buck. Though ihe students protesting
are filled with ihe best Intentions, the effect they produced
only helped make litem their ownworst enemy. Students
marched through the Capitol Buildings sloppily dressed,
loud, rude, pushy, and worsl o f all, mis- or ill-informed. I
saw many students go into Ihe legislators' offices, noi
knowing what district the person was f r o m , his/her committees, experience, or political affiliation.
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Wayn« pMfaboom, Executive Editor
Mink tiuMtni, Managing Editor
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Executive Secretary, Revisionist Zionist Alternative
legislator give a direct answer when she/he is being asked a
vague question? A large gathering o f people o n any particular political issue docs help and students should continue to rally together. Perhaps in Ihe future, only certain
well-versed representatives with pre-schedulcd appointments should do the lobbying and Ihc others could rally
outside. This would give the legislators a belter opinion o f
students (i.e. regard (hem as organized lobbyists and not
just as a bunch o f kids on a jaunt from school) and would
still provide ihe students with an equal amount o f media
coverage.
I am nol irying to defend Stale vs. students, but instead,
would like to see students able to lobby more effectively. In
politics, mighi does make right and as budget time grows
even nearer, all us SUNY students should keep thai in
—Margaret C. Tabak
Appropriate actions
To Ihc Editor:
I would like to take this opportunity to address the student population o f S U N Y A concerning the ASP editorial
on ihc actions o f the Rcvisionisi Zionist Alternative (RZA)
during World Culture Week.
Firstly, you rightly expressed the notion that Ihe week's
events concern a "celebration o f cultural diversity," but
you failed lo explain how a Star o f David, a Jewish
religious symbol found in every synouoouc, dripping in
blood celebrates the culture o f the Arab people. Ihe
edilorial continued to state that " i h e whole idea behind
World Week (is) accentuating Ihe positive nature of the
university's diversity,"
Indeed, ihis "positive diversity" is
one o f (lie outstanding features o f ihis school; however,
one should nol misconstrue this to include Ihe right o f any
one group lo blatantly attack the religious culture o f
another group.
Secondly, lo use Ihe words o f Ihe ASP; "ignorance of
other people's traditions leads to misunderstanding of
oilier people's intentions." The ignorance in Ibis Instance
lies not with RZA hul with Ihc author o f the editorial who
ignores Ihe traditions o f Arab Blood Feuds, (witness
Lebanon's Civil War,) and Arab intentions concerning the
Jewish Slate, (sec p.4, ASP, March 4, "Professor Calls on
Moslems lo Liberate Israel,)
Thirdly, Ihc ASP claims that a group o f students from
Ihe RZA " j u s l aren'l ready for diversity" because they lore
down " u cultural display by some Arab students during
World Week Ethnic Block Party." What the R Z A is not
ready for is Anti-Jewish propaganda to he hung on this
campus without adequate response, and besides, the central
question still remains: how is a picture o f Menachem Begin
ethnically Arab?
Fourthly, Ihe ASP claims that ihc poster can in some way
be interpreted as something other than Ami-Jewish. This is
reminiscent o f claims by other "so-called Impartial
observers" o f swastikas hung in Germany during the
19.10's.
Fifthly, ihe editorial ignores the fact thai World Week
authorities failed lo lake the proper caution In allowing a
poster o f this nature lo be displayed. On s campus such as
s t i N Y A ' s , wiili iis large Jewish population, il is Incomprehensible dial die sponsors o f the event showed such Insensitivity In allowing a poster of this nature lo be exhibited.
Sixthly, the ASP claims thai "llley ( R Z A ) disregarded
ihe righl o f Ihc Arab Student Association to display a
poster representing their o p i n i o n . . . " I submit thai to
display a blatantly anil-Jewish posler wilh the sole purpose
o f provoking Jcw-halrcd on litis campus is nol a ligln
guaranteed by the First Amendment, In this case the A S A ,
bahnving In a blatantly provocative manner Inconsistent
wilh both Ihc Intentions and spirit i i World Culture Week,
.•annoi bend American political heritage lo proteel their
miscalculations. Just as Justice Holmes asserted that First
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To the Editor:
Thanks to an article in the ASP about the speech at
SUNYA o f Professor Mohammed Yadigary (ASP, March
4, 1983, pg.3), students on this campus should now have a
much greater underslanding o f the aspirations o f the
Islamic world. Specifically, it Is the common goal o f Arab
and other Moslem countries lo eliminate Israel, the Jewish
stale.
Professor Yadigary's call for Moslems lo "liberate
Israel" echoes the thoughts and words o r Moslem and Arab
leaders o f the last thirty-five years. More importantly, it
highlights the fact that the demand o f these leaders for
another "Palestinian" Arab country (the first one is Jordan) has been and continues to be nothing more than a ploy
lo further the cause o f Israel's destruction. What bothers
these Arab leaders is not the conditions o f their "Palestinian" Arab brothers, because if that was Ihc case, they
would slop keeping Ihcm In squalid refugee camps in their
own country, and slop sending them o f f l o die in hopeless
wars against Israel. What realljj bothers the Arab leaders is
Ihe same thing thai bothered Nazi leaders; the Jews in llicir
midst. This altitude is exemplified by Ihe statement on
Radio Amman (Jordan) in 1970 thai "Israel's existence in
Ihe heart o f Ihc Arab people is an absurdity and ought lo be
gol rid o f by any means whatsoever." This "religious"
Jew-hatred was repealed more recently by King Hussein o l
Jordan, at Ihc Islamic Conference in 1980. He said " T h e
Islamic nation and just believers will not accept the situation of die land o f Ihe Prophet's flight l o heaven...being
captive o f Zionist occupation."
If American college students are going l o discuss Ihe
Arab-Israeli conflict, and hopefully ihus j o i n in Ihe worldwide effort to promote peace i n the Middle East, it is vital
dial they al least understand the basic motives and Intentions of Ihe parlies involved. Without knowing what Ihe
problems are, discussions o f their solutions arc futile. Il is
my sincere hope that students on this campus, and people
everywhere will take a little time to learn at least some o f
Ihe truth about this crucial issue.
The ASP reported thai students found Ihe legislators
"not accessible." What is no! understood, though, is that
Mondays are a very busy day al the Capitol; legislators have
just arrived in t o w n , they have meetings, appointments,
etc., and their staff is equally occupied. I f people would
have liked lo have mcl with a certain legislator, they should
have the consideration l o call in advance and arrange an appointment.Another focal point is that students should
know more about Ihc issue they are dealing with; how can a
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Sound Editor
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Villon Editor
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Sporti Editor
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Amendment protection docs not extend to "Falsely yelling
fire in a theater;" here too, the Arabs acting in a malicious,
and may 1 add stupid, manner arc not protected.
Lastly, the ASP said the R Z A action was "inappropriate" and equated the group with "vigilantes." This
indefensible point hardly deserves comment. However, as
the ASP feels it must slander the R Z A , I feel compelled to
comment. R Z A acted in the only appropriate manner opened to it. There was a request made to have the poster taken
down, and it was ignored. The University aulhoritics clearly displayed their indifference to the circumstances by
allowing the posler to be hung in the first place, When a
particular University official was approached t o have it
removed, he said he would not remove it and would also
allow swastikas to be displayed as culture, The R Z A al no
lime resorted to violence, as vigilantes are known to d o .
And when responsible University officials finally arrived,
the RZA gave its full cooperation In alleviating the situation.
It will be a sad day in the history o f this University when
n the name o f " c u l t u r e " one group will be able lo defame
.he religious and national heritage o f another people.
—Steven Hllsenruth
President of RZA
Out of context
Tit ihc Editors
In ihc March 4 issue o f ASP, Nancy Crowfoot reported
on my tall' given al SUNY during World Week. While Ihe
main lext of ihe article was correct and aptly reflected my
lalk, Ihe headline,"I'lofessor calls on Moslems lo Liberate
Israel," and ihc lead quote, "Israel Is Ihe agent o f imperialism 111 Palestine, It is Ihe duty of all aware Moslems lo
liheiaie thai h i n d , " were emphasized making il appear lhat
my lalk concerned the Issue o f Israel vs. Moslems.
In fact my lalk had nothing lo do with Israel or Moslem
conflict wiili Israel. The word Israel was neither mentioned
nor implied 1n the ciuiii' forty minute lalk. The particular
quote emphasized was said in reply to a question from the
audience al ihc end o f the talk.
The first paragraph contains material arranged out of
order lo emphasize the same point. Again the quote,
"Israel is the agent o f Imperialism and it is the duly o f all
aware Moslems to liberate land taken away hy European
Jews," was nol said during Ihe lalk but in reply lo ihe
aforementioned question.
I did make Ihe statements mentioned in Ihc article and
have no objection lo Ihcm being attributed to me.
However, I feel that these quotes were deliberately emphasized lo sensationalize (lie report,
—Or. Mohiiimnud Yudcguri
Adjunct Professor, Islamic History and
Middle Hast Studies, Union College
Due to an editing error the quote and headline were out
of context wilh Dr. Yudeguri's lecture. We regret the error,
Editor
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To Hie Kriitnr:
In response lo lasl week's letter concerning Ihe Yahi/ee
tournament: It is loo had ihat yon don't appreciate the
championship, We could understand i f you were condemning out-dated liberal drivel, ihe feminist propaganda, the
wjnipcd*pul poetryi Millman's pseudo-stream of consciousness, Megan's book reports, Peereboum's druginduced n i p s or even Hubert's
incomprehsihlc,
philosophical memoirs. Mm l o p u l down Yuhi/cc, the backbone of American leisure-lime and spirit, to destroy one of
ihe few pure, unadulterated spori forms left in this, society
s completely absurd and uncalled for. I f you don't like il
why not read Spectrum and find something else to do.
—Craig Marks
Cultural expression
To Ihc Edlton
Concerning lasi Thursday's confrontation between RZA
and ASA members al an Arab " c u l t u r a l " display, let us
define culture in Ihe sense il is commonly used. According
10 the Random House College Dictionary, definition no,3,
culture is " t h e sum lolal o f ways o f living built by a group
of human beings and transmitted from one generation to
another." I f , for the sake o f argument, you will accept this
definition, then yes, the picture o f the victims o f last
September's massacre is an expression o f Arab culture.
Violence among Arabs is a common, accepted way o f seiilin grievances, and has been for years. However, I'm nol
sine thai lliis shameful aspect o f Arab culture is exactly
whai the ASA wanted to display to Ihc university community.
Rather, by superimposing a picture o f Mennchcin Begin
and n bloody Jewish star on ihe unfortunate victims o f the
massacre, the Arabs spread a myth among a uninformed
public that the Jewish people in general, and Menachem
Begin, In particular, lire solely responsible for ihe massacre.
Or, have Begin and Jewish stars suddenly become expressions o f Arab culture?
As a former leader o f Jewish activity on ihi.s campus, I
urge Jewish students l o get involved, and to continue t o
stand up against anti-Semitic incidents, whenever a n d
wherever they occur.
Arthur Wt-iiu-r
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are still available with College Pro
Painters In New York State. For all
I n f o r m a t i o n you must a t t e n d
recruiting presentation Wednesday
March 16 2:30 p.m. BA 210.
Earn $500 or more each school year.
Flexible hours. Monthly payment
for placing posters on campus.
Bonus based on results. Prizes
awarded as well. B00-526-OB83.
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Models—females
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Auditions:
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Sunday, March 13
7:30 p.m.—O&O basement
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BA 210.
The Whinettes are coining!
The Whinettes are coming!
Auditions:
The Best ol Broadway
Sunday, March 13
7:30 p.m.—O&O basement
Dearest Nora (alias Brooklyn),
This Is just a provlow lor what's
coming in the next "Touch ol
Dutch'"
Love ya cutlo,
Biooklyn, Brookle, etc., etc.
H,
To the bone, to the bone. ..
Whal we need is a gallon of wine
and, a lot of silliness.
Love ya,
A
P.S. Whal sources now?
Stop thelt—engrave your property
today.
Unless you eponl, you shall al
likewiso pars sh.
Weprln—
Fame, glory, power, and gooc
looks.. .Meet hfm yourself!
Mailha.
Congratulations! Telethon therm
song, concerto concert. England'
Casey Kasem's Top 40? Roya
Albert Hall?
Rich, Todd, Jon, Jell, Davi
To the cocaplalns of tho women's
mgby team:
Rock and Duke don't eat quiche anc
neither do we. Light up! Romomber
do it for the team!
Love.
Mary, Julie, and Jill
P.S. They make the best pizza In
Tokyo.
S.A. Vice President
A State Quad Tradition!
Telethon Stall:
Just one (step-kick-step-kick) more
week. Have lun and en|oy! You're
great!
The upslater and
the Downstater
Rhonda,
Thanks lor the happiest 6 months
've ever had.
Love, Bob
Kris,
Happy 19th to you and your
"shanker".
Love,
Shla, Amy, Jane, & Ben
Work the night o f Telethon!
We need you I
Sign up In CC Lobby
Lucky Charms,
Being In bed with both ol you lasi
weekend was even better that playing poker. We must do It again
sometime.
J.T,
TololhonTs comlngl
Telethon Is comlngl
Tolelhon Is comlngl
Audtions:
The Best o l Broadway
Sunday, March 13
7:30 p.m.—O&O basomont
Nic,
Thank you lor being there when I
needed you.
I love you,
Wan
Dear Sharon (H.L.),
BlrSufayl
Campus polling place
•* Front Page
Corso was not as optimistic
(bout the plan being easily approved by the Albany County Board or
Elections. "There is a possibility
that il will nol pass the board —
there are a couple of Democrats
Trom the puny machine on the
b o a r d , " said Corso.
SUNYA students have had the
right to vole in Albany area elections since the Federal District
Court ordered the election committee of Albany lo allow students lo
regisier lo vole iii October, 1980.
This order was the result of a legai
suit filed in U.S. District Court by
I I S U N Y A students in May, 1980.
You're a great slsl
Love, Mai
Thanks lor the return ol my ring
TWA.
Hoy
Cooney,
Happy22ndlll
You know the rest.
Love and happiness,
Tho Girl with the Whip
Freedom comes Irom Gods right
hand,
And needs a godly train,
Rich,
And righteous men must make oui
"Oscar, Oscar, Oscar!"
land
Oscar
A nation once again.
A rising o l the moon Win a trip to the Bahamas! Telethon
door prize tickets on sale now!
Little Bro,
It's boon worth the wait.
Jelf S..
You're terrlllcl
I want you lo previow my latest
Love, release; "Who do they think thoy're
Your Big Brc kidding?"
P.S. Nice brown suit.
Suzy and the
GMK.
Supporters
HI hon. You're a gem.
KCP,
Have a good weekend.
Happy 20th, Patch! Hopooveiy Utile
Sparky ting goes well! Slay Smiley. Wo love
P.S. Good luck with the apartment. ya!
TPTPW vlcllmos
Daddy, Patty, Sandy, and all ol my
other Irlonds that are concerned:
Auditions;
I hope that tho rendered deciThe Best of Broadway
sions were favorable to us all. Enjoy
Sunday, March 13
your spring training In sunny, SUNY
7:30 p.m.—O&O basomonl
Albany. »
Gary
To the girls at 254, Eunice, & Ed,
Thanks lor making my 21sl B B B B B day "amazing". Oh, by tho
//ay, what are we going to do with
/'. baby bottles?
I love you I
Alyssa
Watch out for the storm!
The Wealherglrls are coming!
Auditions:
The Best o l Broadway
Sunday, March 13
7:30 p.m.—O&O basement
Doroen,
Well klddo, we finally made it! At
oast this year we're not on a bus.
Happy
birthday—happiness
always.
Love,
Sue
Jackie,
Ricky's days are numbered!
"Rlch-the-rlpper"
Vz Price W/ S U N Y I D
$••00
This does not mean llial (lie
board must now set up a voting
place on campus for the students in
Ward 15, explained Corso. " T h e
eourl ruled only that the lines must
be redrawn," he said.
According lo Corso, leaders o f
student govcrmcnl are still meeting
with eily officials in a continuing effort to establish a Ward 15 polling
place at (he Campus Cenler.
Corso said that lie is pleased and
confident of only positive results
f r o m the d e c i s i o n by
lite
Ciiiilderlaud Town Hoard adding
thai " i t will Increase student Involvement in political affairs."
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Dear Suo (Swoollana),
Nol In Albany, however, my mind is
always filled with tho (noughts ol
you.
Happy (Hlh birthday.
Lon
Billy,
Whenever you need me |usl look
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there. Happy Birthday! You'ro a
greal
Irlondl
Luve,
Sue
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Nancy, David Rich, Jack, Mark:
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special place In my heart. I only
hope I can return some of that happiness. But tonight we'll have bumpy S i b e r i a n
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Unlimited hugs and kisses,
Jackie (JMGPI)
Madame Pres—
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The answer to ?:
Who else but yourself?
Sincerely, Chris P.
I am woman
Hear me roar
To the Sexy Mouse,
Did you know that when you turn 20
something happens to you? You get
hornlerll
Anyway, I hope that this birthday
Is oxfra-speclal. I know that I'm going to do my best to make it that
way lor you.
Happy 20th.
Love always,
Your horny little
Jewish girl
"Kloses aren't contracts. . .
presents aren't promises... love
doesn't mean l e a n i n g . . . company
doesn't mean security... Accept
things lor whal they are and be happyLove always,
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nth
Time: 2:30PM
Place: Campus Center Room 375
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dining room staff also being accepted.
Contact TLC's Albany representative;
Lorri
518-449-8560.
AUDITIONS
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"The Best of Broadway"
Sun. March 13 7:30pm
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For More Info Contact
Stu Marcus - 484-0722
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If one renounces a j o b for moral
reasons, what keeps somebody else
from taking Ihc job? Steinbock
questioned. Will taking a moral
stance by refusing the j o b change
anything? or would it be better lo
take the j o b and try to change
things from within the system7
Steinbock concluded thai people
cannot alienate themselves from
their jobs: " O n e c a n ' l say it doesn't
make any difference." These questions arc unavoidable, they form
our perceptions, Steinbock explained, " o f 'who I am' and the notion
of Ihc person I want lo b e . "
Rabbi Baruch Friedman-Kohl o f
Congregation Ohav Shalom, the
In summing up, he stated thai Ihc
third and final speaker o f Ihc even- bottom line, ethically speaking, is
ing, gave a provocative presenta- putting our ideals to the test of
tion. He challenged the audience everyday experience. " T h e biggest
.from Ihc start, asking, "what problem we have," said Frlcdmanmakes an issue moral?" and ex- Kohl, " i s lo mesh our ideal with our
plained thai Ihc conflicl between r e a l . " Concluding his lecture with
financial and moral responsibility in a bil of religious flair, he said, " the
business is not simply black-and- key is not to bring the Messiah all at
white. " H o w large is your moral once, but step by step."
sphere going lo be?" he questioned.
The Chapel House "PerspecAfter this opening volley, the tives" series is a presentation of
rabbi turned to examine the issues social, political and philosophical
from within Jewish tradition. issues. Its aim is twofold; 10 cover
" F r o m a religious perspective, a issues which are not frequently raisJewish perspective, the only ab- ed in the classroom, and to present
solute is G o d , " he slated. In this the in
from
a
different
context, he explained, " y o u can't perspective*.
automatically say, 'this is m o r a l , "
which implies a great deal of human
responsibility in creating and living
within an ethical system. According
lo
Frlcdman-Kohl,
"to
be
unrealistic is to be Immoral." Concerns for survival and day-to-day
existence arc no less important than
" a large abstract Idea," he said.
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" I m m o r a l , " regardless o f their
positive consequences. Immanuel
Kant, the philosphcr who articulated this theory wrote that
there arc "certain actions which
cannot be consistently willed by a
rational agent." In making an
ethical decision a "rational agent"
sees an act as a universal, by asking
"What if everyone were lo do
this?" and " W h a t if this were done
to m e ? " a principle very similar lo
the golden rule, " L o v e they
neighbor as thyself."
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with a bureaucratic decision," he
went o n , comparing the power o f a
memo to thai o f a gunshot. He
warned that in a bureaucracy, " y o u
arc m o r a l l y distant f r o m a
problem," and thai, " you can
avoid all lhal responsibility with
moral distancing."
For these
reasons, people working within Ihc
system must maintain a certain
sense of Idealism, and a slrong
moral
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By Mark Levine
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TEL^ T |tOMlt
Being the director of the athletic
department at a large university in
Albany, New York docs not seem a
likely spot for a man who spent a
good part or his early life in places
such as Cleveland, Tennessee. Such
Is Ihe case with William Moorc,
who is presently the head or
Physical Education and Recreaton
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The AMIA floor hockey playofls which will be beginning soon, will be under a new format this season
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Intramural hockey races heat up
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As Ihe AMIA floor hockey rcguliir season comes lo
a close and with ihe playoffs beginning shortly, this
year's post-season qualifiers will encounter a new
playoff formal.
In the past, the playoffs were single diminution.
This gave weaker learns a chance lo upset stronger
teams in a one game playoff. This year's formal includes a besl of three series for the semi-finals and a
best of five series for the finals. "The idea is so thai Ihe
besl learns prevail and Ihe good teams don't get upset
by u team that just gets lucky that day," explained
head hockey official Gary Klein.
League I, the more competitive division, consists of
11 team's, with the tr five learns making the playoffs.
In ihe opening round Ihe fourth place learn plays ihe
fifth place team for the wild card spot. The second
place teams plays the third place team. The first place
team plays Ihe wild card learn.
Undefeated-defending champion Buzz-Brothers
(8-0) is Ihe only learn in League I thai has clinched a
playoff spot so far. The Buzz-Brothers, led by |
defenscmen Andy Martin and Jeff Fredericks should
go all Ihe way again this year. The Buzz lead Ihe league I
in both goals scored (67) and least goals given up (13).
Five of the lop six scores in Ihe league are on the BuzzBrothers.
Although Ihe Buzz-Brothers are the favorites,
Defectors (3-2-1) could give Ihcm a challenge for the title. Sudden Death (3-1 -I) are an outside shot. The dark
horses of the league arc, Slippery When Wet (4-2-2)
and Mother Puckers (5-2-i). The Mother Puckers, Ihe
biggest surprise this year arc a freshman team. They
should be the learn to beat in the future.
• n League 2, which consists of five division, with
each division consisting of '.0 teams. The tori four
teams in each division make Ihe playoffs. The lirst
place teams in each division arc ranked one to five, the
second place learns are ranked six lo 10. The third
place teams are ranked II-I3 and Ihe fourth place
teams are ranked 16-20.
Teams ranked 13-20 play the opening round lo
determine four wild card spots. This reduces the field
lo 16 teams. The teams then play single elimination
games until ihcy reach the semi-finals. The number
one ranked team plays the number 16 ranked team,
number two ranked team plays Ihe number 13 ranked
leant, number three ranked team plays the number 14
ranked team, etc.
The following teams have clinched playoff spots: in
division 2b — Grateful Head (7-1); In division 2p —
Marci Haters (8-0-1), Puck Offs (5-I-I), Rat Palrol 2
(5-1-I) and Berman's Bullies (4-I-3); in division 2r —
The Clapshols (6-I-I); in division 2g — Wusle Product
Hockey (6-I) and Milk (6-0); und in division 2h — The
Brew's Brothers (7-1), The Force (6-2-I), Tuff Duns 4
(6-0-1) and Silencers (6-2).
Overall, Ihe Murci Haters of division 2p are the
favorites to win the title, based on their experience.
The Marci Haters are second overall In goals scored
(47) and least goals given up (6). The Brew's Brothers
of division 2h should give the Marci Haters a serious
challenge. The Brew's Brothers lead the league in goals
scored (49). Waste Product Hockey of division 2g Willi
Mike Hoffmann and Chris Puheviiz, two of the Ihrcc
leading scorers in the league should keep Ihcm competitive throughout the playoffs. Tuff Darts 4 of division 2h and Ihe Clapshols of division 2r could be the
surprise learns. The dark horse team is Milk of division
2g. Other learns thai have a shoi at ihe title, but havenot made the playoffs yel arc Kaos (5-0-2) of division
2r and the Gladiators (4-2) of division 2g.
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Seras had qualified for the Division I championships In his
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one also has a diverse student
population, and the students are
very concerned with academies.
That makes it even harder to get the
students involved. But the students
that do come lo the gumes are exIrcmemly loyal and deserve a lot of
credit. Any student thai finds lime
for other events, as well as keeping
academies as his first priority,
deserves u great deal of credit."
Although Moore is constantly
trying lo enhance fan support, he is
fairly satisfied witli student interest
here. "I've found the interest here
is better Ihan a lot of Division 111
schools. Naturally I'l like to make it
belter. But it's important for key
student leaders lo gel behind Ihe
teams, because Ihe interest conies
out of student participation."
Hopefully, Moore can achieve his
general goal of an atmosphere filled
with student enthusiasm lo go along
Willi an athletic department thai
plays a major pari in the lives of Ihe
students and the community.
I I
Stale.
is concerned, given Albany's Mains
Moorc replaced Bob Ford as as Division III. He says litis is not
Athletic Director earlier this year so.
"A Division III school such as
after spending Ihe previous 30 years
at Ccnlral Connecticut Stale Col- ibis is really not much different,
lege, where he had been the Direc- athletically, than a typical Division
II school. We've competed against
tor of Athletics since 1962. While at
Central Connecticut, Moore was many Division II schools in difalso the head basketball coach for ferenl sporls, and have always been
seven years and head football coach very competitive," he said.
Tor eight years.
Besides being involved with areas
Working at a large university is such as scheduling and transportanoihing new to Moorc, since he tion for learns, Moore is also inreceived his Ph.D at Michigan Un- volved with Ihe staffing of coaches
viersily in 1954. He was also Ihe and other team personnel. Dealing
Athletic Director at Shepherd Slate wiiit I he staffing of teams goes
College In West Virginia, which had deeper than just Ihe hiring of fullan enrollment of approximately lime coaches. Since many coaches
500, so Moore has seen both Ihe are not lull-lime employees of the
large and Ihe small of college cam- university, such as wrestling couch
puses. He feels al ease in either Joe DcMco, Moore itiusl try to accomodate these people and make
situation,
"I've fell comfortable al schools their jobs easier.
of hoih sizes, and I try and make
"We have a huge use of part-lime
athletics settle Into Ihe mode of ihe personnel," he said. "These people
campus," he said.
must carry on a full-time commiiCentral Connecticut is n Division tncnl lo us, hul are only working on
II school, so it appears at fits! a pan-time basis. It is a real
glance Ilia! Moorc is stepping down challenge to keep good people in
a notch as far as quality of athletics pan-lime slois,"
Seras competes at NCAAs
AMIA/Molson Challenge Cup series begins April 8.
An All-star learn consisting of players chosen from
League I and 2 will make up two teams that will represent Albany. In lasl years finals, Ihe Albany A learn
defeated \lbany B team. This year Corlland,
Binghumton, Maritime, Siena and Onconla will be
among the schools competing in the tournament.
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Another concern Moorc encounters is thai of fan support. In a
school of roughly 15,000 students,
athletics will undoubtedly play a
role in Ihe .students' lives. Being in a
metropolitan area such as the
Capilal District also increases the
number of people involved in the
university as a whole, so sports here
(ouches the lives of many people,
bolb in the university and the community. Moore uses this outlook as
Ihe foundation for his perspective
on getting people other ihun the
athletes involved in spoils.
"Pan intercsi starts In either the
university or the community," he
says. "Here in a city like Albans.
where ihe community is so diverse,
I feci thai there is a belter chance
for success by slatting with tlie
univcrsily itself. Tilings like the
cheerleaders and the pep baud are a
big help, and so are alumni groups
The men's basketball team has a
strong alumni group, and we wntil
something like that to become more
active.
"However, a school such as this
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SI'ORISkVIIOR
Although the N C A A Division I I I basketball playoffs continue lor
two more weekends, this year's Albany Slate Great Dane season is
long but a memory. It ended abruptly with lust week's loss to
Rochester In Ihc ECACs. The Danes finished with a 17-10 record. Tor
u leum which initially charged out to un 8-1 murk and ihen wenl on to
go 9-9 the rest of the wuy, 1982-83 was truly two seasons in one.
Tills season o f contrast begun back in November, the Dunes pluyed
sparkling ball In the beginning o f the year and Ihen struggled nenr the
end. Ihen though head conch Dick Suiters extended his consecutive
season non-losing streak to 28, while Ills Dunes appeared in postseason tournament play for the
seventh straight year, the year may
have been more of a disappointment than a success. After all, the
team never did achieve its primary
goal to return 10 the N C A A Division I I I playoffs.
I he Dunes hud good reason to set
ill.II goal. Albany was u confident
squad possessing a wealth of experience til .ill positions especially in
the front court. Led by u pair of
three-year veterans in senior cocaptains John Dleekelnian and
Mike Ciatlo, the Dunes appeared
ready to grapple with one of the
toughest Division 111 schedules in
the nations. It would lake the Dunes
on u loin of some of the country's
best Division I I I learns.
" I think it was probably the most
difficult schedule that we've ever
h u d , " said Sauers. " I thought that
this was a good year to play a lough
schedule because we did have some
experience b u c k . "
Ihc Danes opened their season
BY THE ALBANY
M ALBANY
STUDENT
1982-83 Danes: Two seasons in one
By M u r e H a s p e l
ALBANY
"I don't know of
any player that's
ever graduated who
we 're going to miss
more."
—Dick Sauers on
John Dieckelman
H a l l , Potsdam. At the time the Danes were leading the East division
wllh a perfect 4-0 record. The grand prize awaiting the winner of Ihe
division was the right to host the S U N Y A C playoffs at the end of the
season. The Potsdam Bears, eventual S U N Y A C champions and winners o f Ihc N C A A East Regional, turned back Ihe Dunes 73-65.
Albuny visited RPI in their ncxl gume. The Dunes eked out a second
victory over their foes from across the river und prepared for the second semester's action.
But the Danes started Ihc semester o f f in Ihc worsl possible wuy.
W i t h a 4-1 record in Ihc conference the Dunes were guaranteed at least
a firsl place lie If only Ihey would win the remainder of SUNYAC-Eusl
gumes. Albany traveled lo Binghumlon to luce Ihc perienniel basement
dwelling Colonials. The Colonials took Ihc Dunes into overtime and
won the gumc 78-76. Albany's
chances for hosting the SUNYACs
hud suddenly diminished.
" T h e gumc we losl to Binghamton is the gumc we shouldn't have
losl," Sauers said.
Albany took their now slumping
act 10 Cortland, The Red Dragons,
serving u year probation prohibiting
them from participating in the
S U N Y A C tournament, begun lo
terrorize their conference rivals.
Their firsl victims were the Dunes.
On Corey Ciyninusiuni Dedication
Nit-lit in Cortland, the Red Dragons
outrun Ihe Dunes up unci clown the
court, Corlltind won 79-75 pulling
Albuny virtually out o f contention
for Ihe right lo host the S U N Y A C S
and placing their playoff bid in
Jeopardy,
A home stand couldn't have
come at a heller lime for Albany.
The Danes played hosl lo Binghamton, Stony Brook, Slalen Island
and P i t t s b u r g h , Albuny won all
four gumes, each in a different way.
Albany slaughtered
Binghnniton
with a split performance in the
lending ul hiilfiime 41-9. The Dunes
Capital District Tip O f f Tounathen narrowly held on to beut Stony
tnenl. With Dieckcltnau struggling,
Brook alter the Patriots made a laic
the Dunes sneaked by Ihc KIM
gumc rally. Defending C U N Y
Engineers in the first round, Albany
chumps, ihe Stolen Island Dolphins
then lost to the Union College Dtitcume in and the Danes halted their
chinen, an N C A A Hast Regional
high powered offense. Finally, Dan
qualifying team, in the Mile game.
Croutier hit an off-balance shot us
Dlcckclmiin's iroubles continued as
the buzzer to defeat the P i t t s b u r g h
the Danes battled the Dutchmen
Cardinals and clinch S U N Y A C
through three overtime periods
playoff
spot.
eventually losing 79-74.
As the Dunes entered Ihe final
After the early season loss, the
week of the regular season, un atDanes went on a tear. The Danes
lurge bid to the N C A A s still seemed
won seven gumes in u row raising
possible if Albany could will the
them as high as IS in the national
rcsl o f their games. A big win In
polls. I'he Kings College Monarchs
Oneonta got the Danes o f f in the
vveie the first to fall us Sutlers
right direction, but u loss lo Union
coached career victory number 451).
College two days later reduced
Ihc Danes then crushed the Plaitthose hopes for an ul large bid. The
sburgli Cardinals by 20 points in
Danes ended Ihe regular scuson
their SUNYAC-Iiasl opening game.
with a victory al home against
Ihe Danes traveled to Ithaca lo parIthaca College.
ticipate in the Ithaca Invitational
II was now off lo the SUNYACs
and after blowing the Middlcbury
in
Poisdam, where a tournament
Panthers off the court in the firsl
victory
would give Ihc Danes an
round, defeated the Ithaca Bombers
automatic bid to the N C A A s . But
in ihe championship game. Mike
that dream evaporated in the first
Gatto led the team with 25 points in
round us Ihe Danes lost lo Ihc Bufthat title gumc us the Danes won
falo Stale Bengals, 78-67. A contheir first road tournament ill nearsolation round victory against Ihc
ly two years. Conference rivals
University of Buffalo and thul first
Oneontn and Potsdam puid respecround loss to the Rochester Yellowtive visits lo University Gym and
jackets in the ECACs would be all
both were turned awuy by wide
that was left for Ihc 1982-83 Grcnl
margins.
ALAN CALEM UPS Dunes.
After a 17-duy holiday breuk, Ihc
Senior John Dieckelman drives to the hoop earlier this s e a s o n . He and Mike Gatto standing beneath
1982-83 was the last season Tor
Dunes returned lo action in (heir the rim are graduating this year.
senior center D i e c k e l m a n , A
annual showcase, the Greut Dane
transfer from Division I Colgate, Dieckelman pluyed in
" A t the time o f the Greal Dune Classic, Dieckelman got
Classic. Indeed, litis year's tournament was truly a classic,
Suiters' starling five for three straight seasons, Except for
sick. He hud strep Ihroul which litter developed into bronThe cither participants included the Scranlon Royals, the nathis year's Capital District Tip O f f Tournament, he was namchitis. He hud a fever all (he lime, He was run clown and he
tion's number one Division I I I leum, Ihe Hamilton Coned to every All-Tournumcnl team In which he participated as
didn't pluy well for six or seven gumes and those six or seven
tinentals, Ihe nation's number three Division I I I leum and
a Great Dane. He had u bunncr season us u senior despite begames huppened to be n lot o f roud gumes against probably
the St, Lawrence Saints. In the firsl round Albany defeated
ing ill between semesters, Dieckelman averaged 17.1 points
some of our toughest opponents. Thill made il difficult for
St. Lawrence by eight points, 71-63. Now al 8 - 1 , it appeared
per game, became the twelfth player in Albany history to surus to sustain any great effort without his scoring effort! he
that the Dunes might very well be making thai return Irip to
puss the loot) point plateau and was named to the list of
averaged about 10 points pei game clown that stretch."
I lie N C A A s al Ihe end o f the season.
District I I All-Amerieims.
" W e lost some gumes budly und thul hurt our morale u
End of firsl season.
"Offensively, he was as good as any pluycr I hut ever
bit,"
The next night the Dunes look the court against Ihe
pluyed for me unci us u lender, he was as much a leader as any
Albany returned to Ihc friendly confines of University
Royals. Albany played like a different team—the
offense
player I've ever hud. Defensively, he vvns not us aggressive
Gym where they hud pluyed 10-1 bull during the season und
looked sluggish and the shots just weren't fulling. Albany
player like I want but that was not his nature. I f il was his
defeated ihe surprising Cortland Red Dragons 94-74,
lost Ihc title game lo the Royals 73-63. The slump had only
nature, he probably would have fouled out u l o t , " said
The Danes were buck on the roud again the following
begun as the Danes now competing against some of the besl
weekend milking their annual regular season trip to Maxcy
learns in the nation losl games lo Hamilton unci l l l t r t w l c k .
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Students to stomach UAS board rate increases
By Amey Adams
STAFF WRITER
A $43 annual increase on the three-meul board plun wns npproved by
University Auxiliary Services Board o f Directors Friday, according to UAS 1
General Manage! Norbert Zahm, The rate change will lake effect next full.
The sum includes an additional two dollars on l o p o f the 4.5 percent increase originally proposed by Zahm. He hud anticipated a 61 percent increase in utility costs for next yeur, he said, bul now expcels this Increase lo
amount to 79 percent. The uddilionul two dollars will go lowards Ihe
estimated difference.
According lo Zahm, the original 4.5 percent increase would leave UAS
wilh u deficit of $17,000 lownrds u total utility bill or $371,856.
SA Vice President Ann Marie I.nPorlu explained that Ihe Increase was
needed lo balance Ihe books o f U A S , and was surprised Ihc hike wns not
larger.
"One's never in support of a board increase," LaPorta maintained.
However, she said, SA was "ecstatic" Ihe Increase was only 4.5 percent.
While il is an increase, LaPorta stressed, it is only a slight increase.
Zahm said Ihe $17,000 could possibly be made up by the corporation's
other Investments, He maintained thai these are "simple Investments (such
as) commercial papers, treasury bills, and certified deposits,"
However Zahm added, " i s it fair lo have the hoard (plan) pick up more
than Its share'.' Or should other areas beside board contracts make up Ihe
difference?" he asked,
I f board contracts were lo make up the loss, Zahm estimated an uddilionul three dollars per contract would have lo be added lo ihe proposed
4.5 percent, The added three dollars, he said, would bring Ihe corporation
lo the break-even point.
UAS Board of Directors President Joe Ranni explained that because Ihe
corporation was non-profit, the best the corporation could hope for wns lo
break even. Ranni opposed the three-dollar addition, saying, "1 ihink the
4.5 percent Increase is reasonable, The extra three dollars is not necessary
to lack o n , " I le said the corporation's expenses could be covered without
Implementing an added increase, adding, " 1 think 4.5 percent Is
geuerous."
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Board rates
82-83
83-84
$920
$963
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The two-dollar increase was proposed by Dean of Student Affairs Neil
Brown. " L o o k i n g al it from a financial aid point of view," he explained,
" i t ' s much more acceptable to go up a Mule each year than to face a sudden
ttcctimululcd amount of past years. We'd lie belter off raising il by general
increments rather than running a deficit and then having to play cutch-up
b a l l , " he said.
Brown maintained thai a two-dollni Increase would be preferable to the
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SUNYA works to lure enrollment of minorities
By .ludie lsisciibcri>
Firsl in a two-part series.
S U N Y A administrators say they are strongly committed lo increasing minority enrollment and retention on
campus, and have Implemented new programs and services to draw minorities lo Ihe university.
W i t h i n the past year, the university has allocated funding for more extensive minority recruitment in high
schools, developed a follow-up procedure lo give personalized Information to minority applicants, created the
Office o f Minority Student Services, and
formalized an admissions office pro(lGWS
posnl for special admissions on ihc basis
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of scholarship and ethnicity,
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Presently, o f an undergraduate body
o f 11,178 students, 7.4 percent are minorities. This is up
from the Lull 1980 statistics, which showed that of 11,255
undergraduates, 7.1 percent were minorities,
Despile the fuel thul most administrators admit the increase in minority enrollment is a slop in Ihc right direction, some feel ihc enrollment of eight percent since 1976,
is not moving fast enough.
According lo Associate lo the Dean for Student Affairs
Carl Mat tin, who directs Ihc newly created Office of
Minority Sir lent Services, "gains have been made, but
more gains need lo be made.
"There has lo lie a consistent, concerted effort if ihe
situation for minority students will be i m p r o v e d , " said
M a r t i n , " I t cun't be u one shot deal. There are those who
are making an effort, but there has not been an adequate
j o b clone by Ihe university in the past."
Admissions Director Rodney Hart admitted that on Ihc
subject of minority enrollment, " w e still haven't reached
Ihe goals we've sel for ourselves. We've got a long way to
go."
But, Hart added, "There is a total university thrust and
Jtldle Eisenberu is « former
Student Press.
news editor of Ihe Albany
commitment lo Increasing minority enrollment, not
divorced from our oilier efforts to bring in nontrnditional students.
" O n e o f our priorities is gelling a more diverse student
b o d y , " Hart continued, adding that, "as a public university we should have a student body that minors Ihe
public."
S U N Y A President Vincent O'Lcary appointed ihe Task
Force on Minority Recruitment and Retention in January
1982 lo, according to Chairperson Dr. Shirley Brown,
"consolidate, strengthen and make more visible programs
already in e f f e c t . "
The lask force worked to formalize Ihe university's
commitment to increasing minority enrollment, said
Minority
enrollment
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FALL '80
7.4°7o
SPRING '83
Brown.
Assistant to lite President Fred Volkwcin said President
O'Lcary "implemented, over Ihc summer und full, just
about till of the recommendations" made by the task
force lasl spring.
The Special Admissions program, effective this past
fall, makes use of subjective materials such as recommendations unci essays in addition to straight academic Information such us guides. I lurl said this program helps break
Ihe competition among applicants lo a limited entering
class and insures ihe campus diversity academic records
along don't guarantee.
Hurl explained thai the Special Admissions program is
similar lo the I'aleuied Student Admissions program,
which has had beneficial effects on the campus population by admit ling students on the basis of athletic, artistic,
musical and writing creativity ill addition to their
academic achievement.
According lo Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
Director Vernon Buck most o f the minority students
enrolled on campus have come in through EOP, a program for economically and academically disadvantaged
students o f all racial backgrounds, But, he feels, " T h e r e
is a sufficient number of minorities out there who would
qualify under tegular admissions. I don't think (he
university is making the effort it could to get them,
" I f private schools can gel minority students, why can'I
we'. 1 " Buck asked.
H a n said one of die biggest problems lite admissions
office Intel had is getting minority students lo enroll at
S U N Y A once they have been accepted.
" M i n o r i t y students who can gel in through traditional
means receive a lot of offers o f admission, and in many
cases, financial a i d , " said H a n . " W e offer financial aid
on the basis o f financial need, but no scholarships
specifically for minority students."
Buck said the issue o f private scholarships only
"detracts from reality, The amount of the scholarship is
nothing. You have to look ut whin the family has to p a y . "
Buck explained thul sometimes the family pays more lo
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