Averill is NCAA Champion

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Friday
March 2,1984
Averill is NCAA Champion
Dane wrestler injured in finals;
wins match by disqualification
VOLUME
L X X I
Seale recalls
NUMBER
activism of Black Panthers
By Robert Gardinier
STAFF WRITER
By Marc Berman
ASSOCIA TE SPOUTS EUTOK
Blnghamton
Role 7 Section %:"Ifa contestant Is injured by any illegal action to the
extent that he is unable to continue following a maximum of two minutes
rest, the match shall be defaulted to the injured contestant."
1984 NCAA Wrestling Rule Book
Dave Averill never heard the
public address announcer proclaim
him the 126-pound NCAA Division
III champion, the first title for an
Albany State wrestler in 17 years.
Averill was lying on the mat, flat on
his back, in a semiconscious state,
and surrounded by a flock of
athletic trainers.
Minutes before, Trenton State's
Orlando Caseres, leading 9-4 with
22 seconds remaining in the finals
of the 126-pound division, lifted
Averill off the mat in a fireman's
carry and unintentionally dropped
the Albany State wrestler on his
head, in what can be termed as an
'illegal slam'.
For minutes, the Danes threetime Ail-American, who fought so
bravely in advancing to the finals of
this NCAA Tournament, lay on the
mat, practically motionless, while
the trainers worked on him. Albany
State coach Joe DeMco had already
walked over to Trenton State's
coach Dave Icenhower and told him
that if Averill so much as stood up,
he would wrestle for one second
and forfeit to Caseres.
But Averill did not get up. At
first, there was no feeling in his
right arm except for a tingling in his
fingertips. His head was aching
severely, and there was pain in his
neck and shoulder. The worst was
speculated of what later turned out
to be a mild concussion. Averill was
carried off the mat to an examining
room in the Binghamton gym. Talk
outside the room was about how
Averill had slipped on ice in
eleventh grade and suffered a threeinch crack in his skull.
While he was on the mat, the an-
nouncement was made that Averill
was the 126-pound NCAA champion by disqualification in accordance with Rule 7 Section 8. The
rule essentially states that if a
wrestler is injured by an illegal
move and can't continue, the injured wrestler is awarded the
match. In this case, it was the National Championship.
"I don't want to win this way,"
Averill repeatedly said while he was
being transported to Wilson
Hospital in downtown Binghamton.
Meanwhile, Averill's condition
was gradually improving upon entry
to the hospital. His headache was
still very severe, but the feeling in
his right arm was back and he was
able to squeeze close to full
strength:
A complete set of x-rays as well a
cat-scan were taken, all coming up
negative.
A collective sigh of relief was
breathed in the Binghamton Gym
when it was announced that
Averill's condition was "good" and
that he was released from the
hospital.
According to Albany State Assistant Trainer Bob Coughlin, Averill
had suffered a mild concussion.
There was still some controversy
brewing in the gym on whether
Averill should've been awarded the
match. Trenton coach Dave
Iconhower expressed concern for
Averill, but wasn't pleased with the
decision that disqualified his
wrestler.
"There was no control by either
wrestler," he claimed. "Orlando
Dave Averill became the lirst wrestler In 17 years to win a NCAA title. Averill won by disqualification
when he was thrown Illegally and could not continue.
didn't throw him down, the kid
(Averill) slipped off. It's the
referee's fault because he should've
blown the whistle when Averill was
in the air like that."
He continued, "1 feel bad for
everyone in this case. I feel bad for
the kid (Averill) because he got
hurt. I hope he's okay. I also feel
bad for Orlando because he was the
better wrestler and he should be
champion."
Responded DeMeo: "1 think'
Orlando is a great wrestler but it's
in the rules. When you lift someone
off the mat it's the wrestler's
responsibility to return him safely.
If Averill would've been able to
stand up I would've had him wrestle
for one second and then forfeit.
DeMeo continued:"I'm sure it
was an unintentional move. I think
Trenton's coach is one of the
classiest coaches here. I don't care
about the national championship
now. I just want my boy to be
okay."
Whether the decision is changed
after the NCAA officials view the
bout on videotape is uncertain as of
this writing. One thing is certain
however; Averill will not compete
in the Division I NCAA Tourna-
seconds. Averill was able to escape
20 seconds later to cut the margin to
2-1. Another Caseres takedown and
Averill escape put the score at 4-2
midway through the opening
period. The Trenton State superstar
upped the lead to 7-2 with a three
point turn in the waning moments
of
the period.
The NCAA tournament, which
In the second period Averill battlgot underway Friday with 233
wrestlers hailing from 70 schools, ed smartly shutting out his opposaw Averill earn his third con- nent while picking up one point
secutive All-American honors in himself.
methodical fashion on the first day
The match remained tight in the
of the tournament.
third period with the score 9-4 with
Seeded sixth, Averill outpointed a half a minute to play. Then "it"
happened. Caseres lifted the Averill
Mike DeFelicc of Glassboro befori
off the mat using a fireman's carry
pinning number three seed Waynt
as Averill's foot dangled on his
Anderson in the quarterfinals witl
shoulders. What happened next will
only 69 seconds into the match.
The next morning he was slated always be debated. Whether
to face number two seed Tim Har- Caseres dropped him or if he slipdy, who crushed Averill's nemisis ped off, the- result was the same,
Averill landed flush on his head.
Desmond Basnight in the earlier
rbund.
He was lying on the mat for 10
Averill woke up at 7AM, three minutes while being attended to by
and a half hours before the match athletic trainers. A stretcher carried
him off to an examining room
on Saturday morning, with a case
before he was transported him to
of the nerves, causing him to throw
up. But his nervousness turned into Wilson hospital where examinations brought the good news;
adrenalin as the Albany State captain stepped onto the mat to face his
In the meantime, an awards
opponent from White Water Col- ceremony was taking place. The 126
lege seeded second in the tourna- pound first place trophy was acment.
cepted by Shawn Sheldon, a teammate and close friend of Averill.
And Averill wrestled the match The three-time All-American junior
of his life. Midway through the first was in the examining room at the
period, Averill had Hardy in deep time, oblivious to the presentation.
See page 23 for more Albany
trouble, turning him over on his,
back with a Greco-Roman move Slate NCAA wrestling results. p
called the double under. Keeping
that position for thirty seconds,
Averill, with a burst of strength,
turned him completely for the pin
1:13 into the match, and became
only the fourth Albany State
wrestler to ever reach the finals in
the NCAAs.
Averill had loo much to overcome in that final match against
Caseres. He was up against the
number one seed and a 1984 Olympic hopeful. He also had to deal
with a boisterous Trenton Slate
rooting section, consisting of 130
students who trekked down to
Binghamton to root on their
wrestlers,
Spurred on by the constant
chants of "Orlando," Caseres
OREO STACKEL
started quickly by scoring a quick "I juat want my boy to be okay,"
two point takedown in the opening said Joe DeMeo.
ment at the Meadowlands Complex
on March 8, even though he
automatically qualified for them
when he was named 126-pound
champion. Albany trainer Coughlin
says the concussion will put him out
for two weeks.
ERICA SPIEGEL UPS
Bobby Seale
Reaganomics is "slick, crude and covert. "
In the earlier meeting at
Binghamton it was make noise
night and the Colonials had their
biggest crowd of the season. There
is an equally large audience expected tomorrow night as this is
Binghamton's first playoff appearance ever.
Albany and Binghamton both
look some lime off after their last
game. They both resumed practicing yesterday when they heard the
news from the ECAC concerning
the tournament.
The winner of Wednesday
night's game will head out to
Hamilton on Friday to play the
Continentals in the semi-finals.
It was the game against
Hamilton last Tuesday that enabled Albany to get into the ECAC's
"It's nice to gel into the tournament, " said Albany Head Coach
Dick Saucrs. "The Hamilton win
was a big win."
"I'm very happy, 1 thought it
(my career) was over," said Dane
Senior C o - C a p t a i n Wilson
Thomas, "I was hoping we could
go to the ECAC."
As lor the women, the ECACs
will be their first crack at postseason play. The teams they will
compete against are Nazareth,.
Alfred and cither Oneonta or
Elmira, according to Dane Head
Coach Marl Warner.
"We are excited about the whole
tiling," said Warner. "There is a
possibility we may host it."
The site and time of the
women's tournament will be
disclosed later this week.
Asked if her team would suffer
' ill effects from a five day layoff
Warner said,"l was worried aboul
that until I saw the looks on theii
faces."
HOOP-LA: Both the men's and
the women's SUNYACs were won
by Buffalo Slate...The other two
teams in the men's ECAC tournament are University of Rochester,
and Oneonla.
-By Keith Marderl
A story teller, stand-up comic, and an aged
radical, Bobby Scale entertained a small
gathering at the Campus Center Tuesday
night with a fiery tale of the Black Panthers
and an update on his views and activities.
He has exchanged a gun for a suitcase and
has left the Black Panthers to history but his
excitable 60s radicalism is still there: echoes
of the past came through in Seale's energetic,
fast, talking, interspersed with "you dig" or
"you know where I'm coming from."
"Most kids today say, 'Bobby Scale?
What's he a basketball player, a
musician?'", he quipped to the college crowd
less than half his age.
The black community cannot hold on lo
old values, he emphasized. "Black pcoplcyou will nol survive if you do not change
your values lo this fast paced society," he
warned. "The greatest disunity in the black
community is the rift between males and
females," he said, and added that the sexes
have id behave in a more responsible and effective manner,
"Everyone has to pin five to ten percent of
their lime into progressive activities to improve society no matter if they're black,
while, green or polka dot," he said with
repeated flourishes of his arms.
Touching on his present political ideals
Scale asked the crowd, "How conic we as the
people cannot step in and prevent the factories and jobs from leaving our communities?" He stressed a need for
"Economic control of the community" by
the people who live in it. But, lie emphasized,
lie docs not consider himself a .socialist.
As co-founder of the Black Panthers, Scale
was called a "thug" by then-governor of
California Ronald Reagan, and a national
security risk by .I. Edgar Hoover. The crowd
was'enthralled as Scale rambled through the
history of his turbulent activism.
Amidst laughter of the crowd he recited his
anti-draft poem that landed him in jail in the
1960s. Mentioning Reagan he said, "1 dealt
with him eight years before you got him. I
was incensed with him calling me a hoodlum
and a thug. I was an architect, musician, a
carpenter and a damned good cook and he's
calling me a thug."
Rcaganomics, he said, is "slick, crude and
covert. Much more covert than in the 1960s.
It's very easy for people like us to sit on our
bulls and let people like Ronald Reagan
make the rich richer," he said.
He commented that Reverend Jesse
Jackson's campaign is "profoundly significant" but added that he has little confidence
in the national level of politics and staled that
ihc legislatures and the community are more
effective areas of political activity.
When asked aboul Jackson's falling out
with the Jewish community he said, "I think
I he man was very moral aboul it; he came out
and admit led it. Apologizing is the first slep
lo being a Human being," he said.
Calling Ihc Black Pah;hers a "social cvolulionary accident," he admitted ihal he was
"totally unpolitical" when he and Hucy
Newton first entertained ideas of activism.
His first experience came when he and
Newton started the Soul Students Advisory
Council ai Merrill College in California, he
said.
"We became caught up in our black
culture and saw ihc need for it to be expressed in America at lite lime," he said.
The genesis of the Pant hers began when he
and Ncu-ion, a law student, questioned the
need for black power. According lo Seale,
"We tried to define phenomena and then
make it acl in a described manner."
8*-
Cuomo urges $11M in aid for part-time students
By Aileen Brown
STAFF WHITER
Part-time students in New York State could be eligible to
receive tuition grants and loans under a new bill proposed by
Governor Mario Cuomo. An $l I million Tuition Awards for
Part Time Students program was introduced by Cuomo as
part of his 1984-1985 Executive Budget.
The program, which would provide assistance to financially disadvantaged part-time students, was devised to aid
students enrolled in an undergraduate program for at least
six but fewer than 12 credit hours, according to Fryer.
"The Governor feels that there arc some students that are
agressively pursuing degrees, yet were part-time students due
Albany cagers receive ECAC bids
The Albany State men's and
women's basketball teams have
both received bids in the upcoming ECAC upstate New York
basketball tournaments.
The men will travel to Binghamton Wednesday night to take on
the Colonials. This will be the
third meeting between the two
teams. The earlier two meeting;
were split with Albany winning
the first meeting at Binghamton
and the Colonials winning the
rema'-'h at'University Gym
9
"This is an area which has
traditionally been neglected
by the state."
—Donald Whitlack
to jobs or other demands on their time." said Gary Fryer, a
press officer to the Governor. "He feels that it is unfair to
exclude such students from financial assistance when they
could certainly otherwise be eligible for these programs," he
added.
"The program is geared to assist part-time students who
are continuing their education, or those who wish lo be reeducated in order lo learn new skills and find other employment" said Fryer. "These arc students that are capable of
bettering themselves, but perhaps have nol been able to do so
because they lack Ihc resources," Fryer said, adding that the
program will, for the first lime, extend tuition assistance to
include part-time students.
The program will determine eligibility of students under
the current Pell Grant criteria, said Fryer. The Higher
Education Services Corporation will administer the new
loans.
Donald Whitlock, Director of Financial Aid at SUNYA,
commented lhal he thought the idea was a good one."This is
an area that has been traditionally neglected by the slate, and
we can't argue with the merits of the program. II is a good
idea to subsidize part time students, especially if there is a
needs lest applied." He added that the program will allow a
great many employed part-time students lo get enough
education in order to get a better job.
Whitlock added that it was a concern of the financial aid
community that a program such as the one proposed to
benefit part-time students does not diminish the funding
enrichment of traditional TAP programs. "There is a question of the best deployment of funds" said Whitlock. The
monies must be deployed in the most equitable fashion.
There arc limited state resources, and it is our hope that a
program such as this will not diminish the stale's capacity lo
provide the TAP enrichment necessary, he added.
Whitlock also stated that a program which benefits only
part-lime students will generally not benefil institutions such
as SUNYA. It will instead generally enrich the city universities which include a higher percentage of night and parttime students enrolled. "Traditional institutions such as
SUNYA will nol experience major benefits as some other institutions may" he said.
Jim Tierney, president of the Student Association of the
Stale University commented that SASU was supporting any
type of program providing financial assistance lo pan-lime
students. "We ihink this is a very good program" said
Tierney, "At least it is a start." According 10 Tierney, there
are currently no programs that provide financial assistance lo
part-time students. "Even though we don't feel $11 million is
an adequate amount lo assist approximately one million
students, it is at least the first step," said Tierney.
Tierney also indicated (hat SASU was concerned that there
is no constituency pressure for part-lime students. "Part
lime students, up to now, have not really had anyone really
supporting them. This is something we are all just waking up
to. We have to pui a part time TAP program as a priority,
because unless we do something this money may be cut and
utlizcd for other programs," said Tierney.
Tierney indicated lhal SASU would ideally like to see Ihc
money from the program distributed to the individual campuses in lump sums, to be distributed individually by the
financial aid officers. "We would like to sec the money
distributed by the individual campuses." said Tierney. "That
way, there will be enough flexibility on the part of the financial aid officers to be able to disburse this money to a very
needy and very qualified student," he added.
Tierney stressed thai any part time students in need of
financial aid should express their need lo their legislators
cither through a Idler or in person.
•
SUE MINOICH UPS
Donald Whitlock
"We can't argue with the merits of the program. "
g ALBANY STUDENT PRESS • FRIDAY. MARCH 2, 1984
FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 1984 O ALBANY STUDENT PROS 3
NEWS BRIEFS
—
Assad, who has supported Druse and
Moslem rebels in their fight against Gemayel,
led a red-carpet welcome for the Lebanese
president Wednesday at Damascus airport.
The men met twice during the afternoon but
neither side issued a statement on the talks,
which could determine the future of
Lebanon's govcrment.
Worldwide
Trudeau resigns
Ottawa, Canada
(AP)Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau,
who rode to power 16 years ago on a wave of
"Trudeaumania" and dominated Canadian
politics even as his popularity waned, is stepping down.
Trudeau, 64, said Wednesday he will resign
as so'in as his Liberal Party can choose a new
leader, probably in June. The new party
leader will become prime minister
automatically but will have lo call nationwide
New York City
elections by next February.
(AP)Bascball's 15-month search for a new
Trudeau's resignation had been expected
commissioner apparently will end Saturday
for weeks — mostly because his standing in
when Peter B. Ueberroth, head of the Los
the polls is so low that political analysts!
Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee, will
believe he could not win another election.
be named lo succeed Bowie Kuhn.
Still, the suddenness of the announcement
According lo published reports, later concame as a surprise.
firmed by two sources close to baseball,
Trudeau, a lawyer, essayist and world
Ueberroth was selected by a search committraveler, won election to Parliament In 1965.
tee to replace Kuhn, whose 15-year term exHe became justice minister in 1967, and was
pired today.
noted for eccentric habits such as wearing
Another source told The Associated Press j
sandals and an Ascot lie into Ihe House of
that all 26 club owners have been called j
Commons.
secretly to meet on Saturday in Tampa, Fla.,
He was picked as Liberal Party leader in
at which time Ihe commiltee, headed by
April 1968, taking over as prime minister
Milwaukee Brewers owner Bud Selig, will
from Lester B. Pearson. He immediately call"name their man."
ed an election and won on a surge ol
The New York Times said owners agreed
"Trudeaumania" assisted by a charismatic
last summer to accept the decision of Sclig's
campaign style — tossing off witty remarks
committee, so Ihe election of Ueberroth was
and kissing dozens of women at each slop.
viewed as a formality. And, the Philadelphia
Inquirer reported that baseball's Executive
Council approved Ueberroth's selection last
Thursday at a secret meeting in New York.
Nationwide1*^
Baseball chief picked
GDR defectors return
1
O'Neill looks to future
Boston, MA
(AP)Housc Speaker Thomas P. O'Neill Jr.
says he intends to seek a final two-year term,
but would consider resigning from Congrcr
early lo be ambassador to Ireland or u
cabinet secretary in a Democratic administration.
"He's always had the dream of someday
ending his career as ambassador (o Ireland,
perhaps," O'Neill's press secretary,
Christopher Matthews, said • Wednesday
night. "The key clement is that he Intends to
serve one more icrm."
Statewide
School prayer halted
Hicksville
(AP)The Hicksville school board voted early
Thursday lo throw out the mandatory moment of silence that has been observed each
morning for 22 years in elementary and
junior high schools here.
The 4-to-3 vote followed a three-hour,
heated debate about prayer in Ihe schools, attended by over 200 district residents at the
Hicksville High School.
Long Island Intersection in an accideni that
also Involved three cars, and six people were
injured, including four children, police said
Nassau County police spokesman Anthony
Slbigia said the injuries were "moderate"
and "not critical or life threatening."
A witness said the injured were four icon
age girls, Ihe bus driver and a driver of -,> car "
The bus turned over at ihe intersection of
Glen Cove Road and Westbury Avenue in
Carle Place. The witness, who was not identified, said the bus came lo resi 6 lo K feci
from a gas pump, bin there was no fire.
Court denies dismissal
Due to a typographical error in an article in
Tuesday's ASP Governor Cuomo's proposed
tuition increase was printed as being $250
when the actual amount is $200.
Last year's tuition increase was rcponed as
Carle Place being $350, that figure should have been
(AP)A school bus overturned Thursday at a $450.
Bus crash injures six
UAS vending machine
Vandalism costs have risen by more than $5,000.
Vending machines have become a big
business at SUNYA. This year, a new office
was created to take care of problems dealing
solely with the campus vending machines.
The newly appointed Director of Vending
Services, Paul Arnold, now handles all the
machines' business.
According to UAS, they now sell 1.3
million cans of soda a year, all of which are
distributed via vending machines. While
Zahm said he hopes that sales continue at
their steady rate, he predicted no future increase in the number of machines on campus.
Some vending machines require water,
drains, and an area to be situated, according
10 Zahm. These requirements, he said, limit
the number of machines placed around the
campus.
Zahm said that proper lighting and accessibility arc also factors thai must be considered. With all these limitations, Zahm said
he expects "no expansion of vending
machines in Ihe near future,"
If the UAS servicemen cannot fix a vandalized machine, ihe Canteen Corporation is
called on 10 repair ihe damage.
According to Bruce Myers, the Albany
supervisor of ihe Canteen Corporation,
most of the damaged machines require only
minor repairs. The repairmen from Ihe Canteen Corporation usually repair "broken
handles, smashed display windows, and bent
metal pieces within ihe machines," Myers explained.
The broken pans have to be replaced with
new ones, and "it can often lake at least a
week to gel new parls," Myer asserted.
Zahm said il is very difficult to Irack down
Ihe vandnlisls. "Unfortunately," said Zahm,
"no one has been caught in Ihe acl."
"We are Irying lo find a way 10 slow down
the vandalism, but it is very difficult," said
Zahm. He said thai ihe hall directors and the
Resident Assistants (RA's) have been asked
to be aware of the acts of violence, but have
had no success in catching anyone this year.
Anyone caught vandalizing machines
would be turned over to the Judicial Board,
Zahm asserted.
D
UN speaker optimistic about world's future
Young people must have faith in the future
and disregard the prevalent pessimism of the
world today, proclaimed Assistant Secretary
General to the United Nations, Robert
Muller, in his speech during SUNYA's third
annual World Week.
Muller, speaking Tuesday to a crowd of
about 40 in the Campus Center ballroom,
pointed out that while people continue to war
among each other throughout the globe, a
growing understanding of one another has
led people 10 resolve their conflicts.
SUNYA at night as seen through the eye of a camera,
PREVIEW OF EVENTS
A Bus Trip to Nsw York City Is being
sponsored by Phi Alpha Theta on
Saturday, March 31. Buses will
leave the circle at 7:30 a.m. and
return 8 p.m. For information and
reservations call Michael Daly at
783-0408.
A Public History Lecture featuring
Or. Louis L. Tucker, the Director of
the Massachusetts Historical
Society, will be held Monday, March
5 at 2 p.m. In the CC Assembly Hall.
Class Council of 19M will meet Sunday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. In the
Fireside Lounge. All sophomores
are welcome to attend.
of money from the coin boxes of the
machines, he added.
Most of the acts of violence on the vending
machines are by "comedians looking looking
for free food," observed Zahm.
In the past four years, the cost of repair for
vandalism has climbed steadily. According to
UAS records, the cost was approximately
$9,000; in 1982, it rose to $10,500, and in
1983 to $13,500. Zahm predicted that ir the
damage done to vending machines continues
at the present rate, this year the total could
"easily surpass $15,000."
Correction
Gemayel meets Assad
Fr99 listings
By Rick Swanson
The vandalism to campus vending
machines this year has risen to unprecedented
heights, according to UAS general manager,
E. Norbert Zahm.
UAS records reveal that over the past four
years vandalism costs have risen by more
than $5,000 and Zahm expects the increase to
continue.
Zahm said that most of the vandalism involves the breakage of display cases and the
theft of the merchandise inside the machines.
Few of Ihe reported breakages involve theft
Albany
(AP)Tlte slate's highest court, Without comment, has denied a prosecution motion m
dismiss Lemuel Smith's appeal of his April
1983 conviction and automatic death
sentence for the 1981 strangulation murder of
stale prison guard Donna Payani.
The 42-year-old Amsterdam native was
serving three lire terms for other murders
when Mrs. Payani was killed ai Green Haven
state prison. The stale Courl of Appeals is lo
hear his appeal, based on the constitutionality of the mandatory death sentence, on April
23.
Bonn, West Germany
(AP)The niece of Easl German Premier Willi
Sioph and her family Thursday left the Wesl
German Embassy in Czechoslovakia, where
they had sought permission lo emigrate
West, and returned to East Germany, a Wesl
German spokesman said.
"They left sometime this morning, I don'i
know the exact lime," Jucrgcn SudholT,
spokesman for the Bonn government, lold'
The Associated Press.
He refused lo give further details. Bui
government sources in Bonn said Ihe Wesl
Germans hope thai the group will be allowed
to emigrate to Wesl Germany, as they had requested when Ihcy entered Ihe embassy in
Prague last Friday.
The Wesl German govcrnmenl lasl week
ideniificd the family as Mrs. Berg; her husband, Hans-Dicier Berg, 35; Ihcir son, Jens,
7; daughter, Simonc, 3; and Berg's mother.
Olga Berg. No ages were available for 111?
women.
Sloph is second in Ihe Easl Germany
leadership after President and Communist '
Party Chief Erich Honccker.
Beirut, Lebanon
(AP)Lcbanese President Amin Gemayel remained in Damascus Thursday to confer
again with Syrian President Hafez Assad, mil
Lebanon's slate radio said Ihe two leaders
already had agreed on a process to cancel the
troop withdrawal pact between Lebanon and
Israel.
Vending machine vandalism soars
International Concert '84 will take
place Saturday, March 3 at Page
Hall at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $2.75
and $1.95 with a tax card. Performers from six different nations
will be featured.
The Class of 1987 will be meeting
on Sunday at 5 p.m. outside the Student Association Office. All
freshmen are invited to attend. For
more Information call Steve Landls
at 457-4722.
NYPIRQ's Annual Spring Conference at SUNYA will be held
March 3 and 4 In the Lecture
Centers. For Information call
NYPIRG at 457-4623.
Off-Campus Association will hold a An International Tea will be held on
general interest meeting on SunSunday, March 4 at 3 p.m. In BIO
day, March 4 at 4 p.m. In the SA of248. Alice Lin, director, of Ihe N.Y.
fice.
State Management Office of Mental
Retardation will speak on the
Kappa Week will feature a career changing role of women In China at
night and various workshops (rom work and at home. Admission Is
March 5 to 11. The events are spon- free.
sored by the Kappa Rho Fraternity.
For Information call David at The Women's Varsity Tennis Team
will hold an Interest meeting on
455-6486.
March 7 at 4 p.m. In PE 123. For InThe Minority Recruitment Task formation call coach Marl Warner at
Force will be holding its first 457-4532.
meeting In PH 129 on Monday,
"Unlearning Judaism: Clearing up
March 5, at 6:30 p.m. Topics to be
Misconceptions about Jews and
discussed Include strategies for InJewlahness," Is the topic of a leccreasing the'minority enrollment at
ture series held every Tuesday at 4
SUNYA.
•#&••:
p.m. In CC 373.
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A Victory Party celebrating the end
of the Nestle boycott will be held
Saturday March 3 at 8 p.m. at Ihe St.
Patrick's Parish Center, 283 Central
Avenue. Douglas Johnson, National
Cahlr of INFACT will be attendlnq.
Committee
for
Olympic
Hopefuls will meet Sunday at 9
p.m. In the SA Office, CC 116. .
Stories and Films for Dr. Seuss'sl
80th Birthday will be held at the
Albany Public Library's Children's
Room at 161 Washington Avenue
on Saturday, March 3 at 1 p.m.
Telethon '84 Auditions will be held
from Sunday March 4 to Wednesday March 8 from 6-9 p.m. Slgn-ups
should be made In CC 130. j
The world is made up of "an endless list of
contradictions thai sometimes lead to conflict," said Muller. However, the 60-year-old
diplomat said he has observed mankind making progress toward a better understanding of
fellow man. This understanding is needed,
stressed Muller, to maintain world peace.
He indicated that in the past 30 years,
through social programs of the governments
of Ihe world, people have begun to recognize
certain groups' rights that have been denied
in Ihe past. The rights of Blacks, women and
the handicapped in ihe past have not been
acknowledged, bin now are beginning lo be
instated into socicly, explained Mullcr.
Mullcr indicated that throughout ihe
world, the diversity of religions, races,
languages and wealth ereales differences in
opinions. People grouped into different
categories believe Ihcir group is right and the
oilier groups are wrong. "This historical
separation has gone on too long," declared'
Muller, pointing out that it must inevitably
come 10 an end.
Warning thai we too often take ihcse conflicts for granled, Muller asked all young
people to examine their own ethics and the
ethics of Ihcir government. He implored thai
we should not do things for the good of
ourselves or our country, but rather for the
good of mankind.
On the nuclear arms race, Muller said that
the 40 year cold war "is not funny
anymore." He said he is hopeful that the
•younger presidents of the future will resolve "
the "most dangerous contradiction of all"
between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. In fact,
he said, he expects change in policy to occur
withing the next decade.
According to Mullcr, we are "over the
hump" of danger of a third world war,
stating thai the only possibility of one would
be in the event of an accident.
Muller said that both superpowers "have
gone to extreme measures to eliminate
errors" in their early warning systems.
While addressing the problems in Ihe Middle East, Muller said he docs not ihink the
conflicts will escalate to a superpower struggle. "1 have heard for 30 years lhat Ihe Middle East will lead us to world war," said
Muller, but he said he finds this lo be a wornout doomsday forecasi. He said he is "prcliy
sure" there will not be a third world war.
Muller asserted he sees the "talk-shops" of
the United Nations as being the prime tool
for settling disputes between countries with
conflicts.
Muller, who has been with ihe U.N. since
1948, maintained lhat Ihe role of the U.N. is
"to smooth out the contradictions of
everyone." He said he believes 50 percent of
the conflicts of the world arc solved by Ihe
U.N. "This is not a good record," admitted
Mullcr, but he indicated ihe effort is a good
sign. "You learn lhat you mighl nol always
succeed," he conceded, "Bui you must always Iry."
Next year will mark the 40ih anniversary of
Ihe United Nations. Mullcr said lhat instead
of celebrating, the member countries will examine where they have succeeded and failed
and try to evaluate where improvements are
needed most.
Besides providing a neutral ground for settling nations' dispules, Ihe UN has also
become ihe center of information for
worldwide records, according to Muller.
Here, one can find information on anything
from the number of telephones in the world
to the number of births, lasl year, he said.
Since the UN was established, it has compiled
statistical information valuable to anyone
seeking facts of the world, Muller said.
This indicates a striving by man to understand his fellow man, according lo Muller.
Before, Muller said, we knew little about
people on the other side of the globe. Now,
we are taking an interest in how other people
live, an interest thai is, according 10 Muller,
"the greatest hope of this planet."
Muller said he believes everyone, especially
young people, musy not lose hope in the
destiny of mankind. "There is positive
energy in optimism," claimed Mullcr. "We
can only succeed if we hope we can succeed,"
he added.
Muller plans to leave the U.N. soon, after
serving for 36 years at numerous posts including director of the Executive Office for
the Sec-General and director of the Budget
Division.
Q
— Rick Swanson
LOIS MATTABONI UPS
Robert Muller
"There is positive energy in optimism.
ED MAHUSSICH UPS
Sen. Gary Hart
Victory brings credibility, funds.
Three end bids;
Hart, Mondale
vie for South
(AP) Sen. Gary 1-larl, trying 10 capitalize
his New Hampshire victory, headed
south Thursday seeking delegates as
Walter Mondale challenged him lo campaign head-lo-head in tile region where
Ihe next big round of Democratic
primaries loom.
Hart was making a quick tour of
Alabama, Georgia and Florida, three of
tile stales holding primaries on Super
Tuesday, March 13, and where he has
trailed the former vice president in local
polls.
Mondale, holding the organizational
edge in the South, campaigned in Dixie a
day ahead of Hart. Struggling to regain
his front-runner's title, Mondale threw
down a challenge to Hart to battle him for
the region's convention delegates.
"I challenge Mr. Hart to bring his campaign 10 the whole South," Mondale said
in Atlanta. "I challenge him to compete
with mc here head-10-head."
On the Republican side. President
Ronald Reagan's partisans say they are
delighted by Hart's win in New Hampshire because il means Democrats must
continue lighting amongst themselves.
"That'll stir things up," said Reagan.
Reagan-Bush campaign spokesman
lohn Buckley said, however, he thought
Mondale was still in a strong position.
California Sen. Alan Cranston announced he was dropping out of the campaign after finishing seventh in the eightman race, with just 2 percent of the vote.
"I know when 10 dream and when 10
count voles," he said.
And Sen. Erncsl Hollings of South
Carolina abandoned his two-year quest
for ihe Democratic presidential nomination Thursday, saying "it's plain lhat my
candidacy didn't get through 10 enough
people. Well, nothing happened 10 me on
the way to the While House," the South
Carolina senator said ai a news conference
in a Senate commiltee hearing room packed with his campaign supporters.
Hollings was llic second Democratic
contender 10 pull out of the race, "it was
one of the best educations I've ever had,"
he added.
Former Florida Governor Rcubin
Askew bowed out of the race Thursday,
saying, "This is Ihe last day, Ihe lasl stop
and the lasl mile of ihis campaign."
Askew had come in eighth in the New
Hampshire Primary.
Oilier candidates looked 10 the next
round.
Ohio Sen. John Glenn returned 10
Washington to regroup after his thirdplace finish in New Hampshire and planned a southern campaign swing loo, including slops in Montgomery and
Auburn, Alabama.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson also looked
south, campaigning in Mississippi and
calling his fourth-place finish in New
Hampshire a victory of sorts. In Hatlicsburg, he called his showing "a high
moment in American and black history."
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4 ALBANY STUDENT PRESS a FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 1984
FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 1984 V, ALBANY STUDENT PRESS 5
Council Vice Chair resigns; blames SA politics
By Ian Clements
.
representative Maureen Ryan was unfair, but he maintained
EDITORIAL ASSISTANT
support for Ihc early election dales contained in Ihc origlanl
Barbara Hurwitz resigned Monday from her position as version.
Vlce-chalr of Central Council saying "I no longer wish to be
He reminded Council lhat the budgetary process lakes
a part of the politics of SA (Student Association)."
place from April 8 lo April II. During these days, he said,
Hurwitz Is Ihc second vice-chair to resign this term. Lisa Council representatives would be required lo spend much
Kerr resigned last October "for reasons
• lime working on Ihe budget. He said lhat scheduling Ihc clecboth internal and external Ip SA."
C6Du3l lions during Ihe budgetary process might detract from some
Hurwitz said that she is usually "not one
Council members' electoral campaigns and from their work
for resigning," but she left SA because it
GoUlldH on the budget.
was no longer a "productive" organization,
Helbock added thai he was "trying lo find a date open lo
and she no longer wanted to be a representative in it.
most people."
One of the problems, she said, is that Council represenOfl-Campus representative Dave Silk agreed thai Ihe dales
tatives begin to prepare for re-election as soon as they arc were "very convenient" for Council members, bul, he conelected. "Political movements start and we end up not doing tinued, "it's nol our job lo find a convenient lime for us
anything," Hurwitz asserted. "SA has potential but not with (Council)."
Ihc people there now. It's (SA) not an asset lo the student '
Off-Campus representative Dave Tit concurred. "I respeel
body," she maintained.
Bob (Hclbock)'s rationale," he said, "bin it's a bil selfish."
Kerr said at Ihc lime of her resignation that she no longer Tu continued, "We have lo gel ihe whole student body inhad "time for the petty arguing that goes on in Council." volved."
She later added, "I'm sick of the whole place."
Soon after Tu spoke, Helbock withdrew his version of the
It was announced during the Council meeting last Wednesday that a new vice chair will be elected during next Wednes- bill. The new dales were approved by a vole of 21-3-2.
Helbock said thai he had no "ulterior motive" for pushing
day's meeting.
In other business at the Council meeting, a heated debate for the earlier dales. He reminded Council lhat he is a senior
and
will nol run for office in April.
broke out over SA nomination and election dates. Elections'
The elections commissioner must be notified by March 7,
were eventually set for April 9 and 10 and nominations will
so that he can establish election procedures.
be held March 12 lo 20.
Also during Ihe meeting, WCDB requested funding for the
The original bill would have sci the nomination period
from March 5 to March 16 and Ihc election dales on April 4 purchase of a carl recording playing machine, which Ihc station uses for recorded announcements. The machine lhat is
and 5.
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"
"
being used now is in constant need of repair, said Fclg;
SA vice president Jeff Schneider was among the more
The bill, to appropriate $900 for WCDB from the
outspoken opponents of the original bill, which Council
Chair Bob Helbock co-sponsored. It was Schneider's Emergency Spending Line was passed 21-0-2.
The Racquet ball Club is nol an SA funded group, but
crijicism lliai.sparkcd lheUcbauiin.council and Schneider's
amendment lo Helbock's bill that Council eventually ap- Council appropriated $150 from the ESL so iltai ten of the
club's members could attend the New York Stale champion:
proved.
ships in Binghamton. The funding bill was approved by il
Debate sicmmed from Council members' desire lo hold
17-2-4 vole.
elections aficr midlerms bul before spring break, and still
Council passed a revised Intercollegiate Athletic Commitleave enough lime lo publicize nominations. Helbock wanted
lo hold elections before work begins on the SA budget, but tee Finance Policy by unanimous consent. The measure was
several students argued thai in doing so, Council would be opposed by SA Athletic Conirollcr Mike Brttsco! According
tailoring elections to lit their own schedules. This, Ihey said, lo Brusco, sludcnls will luse some of their power over the
was unfair lo prospective SA candidates who arc not current- athletic budget.
ly involved in SA.
Currently, the Athletic Controller prepares vouchers.
Helbock quickly conceded that the nomination period in Under the new policy, an Athletic Depart mem employee will
do
job. The SA Controller Adam Barsky said lhat he
the original version of Ihc bill which he co-sponsored with will that
still have power of final approval of the athletic Former Vice Chair Barbara Hurwitz
Off-Campus representative Mitch Fcig and Alumni Quad budget.
SA was no longer "productive.
r
8th Annual CROP Fast
by People and Food
SUNYA Hunger A wareness Group (SA FUNDED)
All Fast Programming in CC 370
Frida^Eyenin^^farch2
7:30 - People and Food
"Why A Hunger Group on Campus?!"
8:00 - HUNGER FILM
SJTURDAJ^March^i
12:00 MEALS AND MISSILES - hunger
simulation game
1:00 MAUREENCASEY- Director of
INFACT - Albany speaking on the Nestle
Boycott
Co-ops offer new look in effort to increase sales
By Michelle Busher
items as blank tapes, rock buttons,
record acccsorics and they hope 10
There arc Iwo new looks at be selling rock posters soon,
SUNYA this semester with the reported Friedman.
February 8 rc-opcning of the Food
Some changes at the Food Co-op
Co-op and ihc new record co-op, as staled by Kropa, Gail Watson
now called SUNY Tunes, which re- and John Weiss, all Co-op
opened February 12. Both co-ops managers, include ihc building of
have remodeled and increased their new shelves, a spice rack, new convariety of products.
tainers with plexy glass covers and
"Over Ihc pasi couple of years an expanded slock which includes
the excitement over the food co-op cookbooks, woks and may include
has been dying down, because there vitamins in the near'future.
has been nothing new," explained
The Food Co-op has also begun
the Food Co-op treasure Traccy 10 carry what Kropa calls leading
Kropa.
items thai are popular to on"Before we remodeled, il looked campus students. These products
disorganized and the walls were a include such items as Pop-Tarts,
bland while," she said. "Co-op canned soups and foods lhat can be
workers got together and painted prepared in Ihc dorms.
the walls blue, which is more pleas"In Ihc past," said Kropa, "Ihe
ing 10 Ihe eye," she added.
Food Co-op had only been breaking
SUNY Tunes was also painted. even. Since we re-opened on
According to one of its managers, February 81 h we have seen sales go
Jason Friedman, "We've also ex- up about 30 percent more per day."
panded our music selection so that
The Food Co-op still carries
we may become a serious alter- cheese, yogurt, produce and health
native 10 other record stores. One foods like granola mixes. "We want
way lhat we have done this is by ad- 10 make it kind of a specialty
ding pre-recorded tapes to our in- shop," stressed Kropa. "People
ventory. We may even have special can come in and buy all of ihe inorder items lhat we do not carry gredients for a complete meal
and arc hard 10 find."
now."
SUNY Tunes has also added such
Friedman mentioned that,
STUM IIHiriiU
CROP fast designed to help
alleviate hunger worldwide
BOB SOUCEY UPS
WIRA
Student Assistants
- positions open for
Spring Intromurol Position
If interested come to the
WIRA meeting at 7:30 pm
on Monday 3/5 in CC 370,
to fill out application.
By Bette Dzamba
Heinnning al mum | riilit\
over 230 SUNYA students will embark upon 30 hour last in a I'tirtdraising efforl to alleviate local and
world hunger.
The fast is being sponsored by
People and Food, an on-eampus
organization whose aim is to work
at the grass roots level in the attack
against hunger. Cms Rjbeiro, the
event coordinator, said the last is
for educational and financial purposes. The "most important are
education and awareness. Education is even more important than
the money", said Ribeiro. People,
he explained, need to know "what's
going on."
As of February 29 over 230 people had signed up to fast. Fnslcrs
will be sponsored a certain amount
of money for every hour they fast.
Last year 220 fasters earned around
S2.200 according to Ribeiro.
The fast will end al 6:00 P.M.
Saturday with a meal of rice and
lea. Mary Robinson, a student
working with People and Food as a
community service project-, described two reasons for choosing rice
and tea. The first is purely
physiological, she said.. "After not
eating for thirty hours you have to
have something which, is easy to
digest" explained Robinson. The
second reason she noted, is more
symbolic. "The meal of rice and tea
is a way of expressing our common
union with people all over the world
who always eat simply when they
arc able to eat al all. Alter all, we
are fasting for a cause, not just to
last,*' Robinson asserted.
People and Food treasurer,
Diane Jordan, explained lhat
twenty-five percent of the money
raised will remain in the Albany
area. The funds set aside lor local
use will be distributed lo several
organizations, she said, including
the Regional Food Task Force
which will distribute some money to
local food pantries. In addition,
some of the funds will go to
Lwanga house, which is a shelter
for men; and Mcry House, a shelter
for women.
The other seventy-five percent'of
the money will be given to CROP,
Jordan said. CROP is an
ecumenical organization attempting;
to deal with both iniernajionaLitridnational hunger. It operates by
2:00 "Voices from the Quiet"- play drama
3:00 ED MURPHY- Bread for the World
speaking on effective letter writing and
affecting public policy
4:00 LA URIE COX- Regional Emergency Food
Task Force speaking on REFT, local hunger,
food stamps
5:00 CLOSING SER VICE- BILL R YAN
6:00 Break FAST with Rice and Tea
A world premiere by Dan Ellentuck
February 25- March 18
Five young people face the onset of the 20th Century
- a n d their own adulthood-with explosive results.
Corporate sponsor: Ocean Data Systems, Inc.
Performances; Tuesday-Saturday 8:00pm;
Sunday 2:30pm and Wednesday. Feb, 29. 2:30 pm
N o n Student Tickets $8-$13
Students with I D ',> price Tuesday-Thursday evenings, and
Sunday Matinee Limited availability 30 minutes before curtain
518-462-4534
l i t North Pearl SWeol. Albany NewYoik
Tickets available) al Tlio Market Theatre and Community Box Otlices
MastorCajd and VISA accepled (No rotunds or exchanges )
"SUNY Tunes is trying lo lighten
ils organization. For a few years
back," he said, "the people that
ran it had problems with unreliable
people."*He attributes the deficits
lhat the co-op has suffered in the
past to this.
Another SUNY Tunes manager,
David Luntz, said thai, "For ihe
first time in three or four years sales
have been higher than ever." Friedman added that, "Last year the coop broke even."
Luntz also remarked that, "If
Workers at SUNYA's Food Coop
Uotli ihc liiotl Co-op mill SUN)' Tunes are entirely student run.
these first couple of weeksVas the
new SUNY Tunes is any indication,
we should be doing a lot better
financially." Friedman predicts a
substantial profit for this semester.
Both Ihe Food Co-op and SUNY
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CINDY O A L A W A Y UPS
g ALBANY STUDENT PRESS a FRIDA Y, MARCH 2, 1984
FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 1984 a ALBANY STUDENT PRESS "7
Kissinger study assailed in World Week lecture
Ex-Colonie mayor serves as Dutch Quad's chef
By Eric Hlndln
By John Skelly
Claiming that United States
credibility, has "stretched beyond
belief," Dr. James Cockcroft
criticized the U.S. Foreign Policy in
Latin America Wednesday.
The speech was the third in a
series held in conjunction with
World Week and was sponsored by
the International Development Program.
Cockcroft's speech centered
primarily on the Henry Kissinger
report on conditions in Central
America. The report, commissioned by the Reagan administration,
dealt primarily with two aspects:
the Soviet-Cuban threat and U.S.
credibility.
"There is no concrete proof ol
Soviet-Cuban aid to insurrectionist
forces in Central America,"
Cockcroft said, adding, "the threat
is unproven and a figment of the
authors."
. Cockcroft said that although the
former Secretary of State is well
regarded in this country, he is "not
popular in the rest of the world."
Cockcroft also disputed the point
that El Salvador is a democracy.
He called this belief a fallacy and
said that "they allow aspects of a
democracy." However, he noted.
Archbishop Romero of El Salvador
was "killed during mass by government soldiers." This, noted
Cockcroft, is not an aspect of
democracy.
According to Cockcroft, the
reason the U.S. has a Latin
American Foreign Policy is because
of economic interests. "The U,S.
invested $150 billion worldwide last
year, reaping $20 billion in profit
with sales of over one-half trillion
dollars," Cockcroft said, adding
that, "the Latin American share
was 20 percent."
The truth about Latin America is
"widespread poverty," according
to Cockcroft. "76 percent of Honduran children suffer malnutrition,
one of three Salvadorans dies
before age five; in El Salvador
murder is the leading cause of
death, and less than five percent of
(he people own the l a n d , " Dr. Jamss Cockcroll
Cockcroft said.
O The truth about Latin America is "widespreadpoverty.
Cockcroft added that the reason
he disapproves of the report is
because of Kissinger's previous
record, including "the bombing of
C a m b o d i a , approved illegal
wiretaps, and his recommendation
of the Christmas bombing of
Hanoi." He called the report a
"forfeiture" and said it was "a
strange world the report moved in"
with only two dissenting views on
the committee.
Cockcroft said he disagreed on
three of the points made in the
report, in general. The first point he
mentioned was that the U.S. should
show support of the central government against the right and the left
wing factors in Guatemala.
This, Cockcroft said, is impossible because there is no real central
government. Cockcroft said that
either the U.S. supports the right or
the left and he described the right as
murderers and the left as extreme
terrorist guerillas.
The second point Cockcroft mentioned was the elimination of the
U.S. ban on military aid to police
forces in Central America.
STAFF WHITER
LOIS HATTABONI UPS
"
News UpdatesIFG gets projector
feels that there should be three separate cam- their " S k o a l Bandits Spring Fling
pus film organizations.
Sweepstakes," according to a Skoal Bandits
press release.
Lynn Rosenthal, a junior at SUNYA, was
awarded one of the 10 grand prizes, accorStudent polling places for the April ding to the release. She will be flown to
primaries will be at the same locations as they Daytona Beach, Florida, for a 10-day allwere for the November, 1983 elections, ac- expenses paid vacation, U.S. Tobacco said.
The contest had attracted over 50,000 encording to Student Association President.
tries from more than 300 colleges and univerRich Schaffer.
sities
nationwide, according to the release.
"We are in the process of appealing the
polling place decision," said Schaffer. SA
had previously charged the city of Albany
with gerrymandering, disenfranchisement of
voters, and illegal redrawing of election
The Guardian Angels will be organizing a
districts.
:hapter in Albany beginning in mid-April,
Schaffer said that SA is currently working according to the Times Union.
with the Board of Elections to correct the
Group founder Curtis Sliwa said that an
problem of misplaced student cards.
opinion poll of area residents showed that the
Guardian Angels were wanted in Albany,
said the Times Union.
April polling places
The International Film Group's projector
problems seem to have been solved for this
semester at least, according to Student
Association Programming Director Rich
Golubow. University Cinemas is allowing
IFG to use its projector on Thursday evenings, he said.
Last semester all four of IFG's projectors
broke down. The film group was forced to
rent equipment from the Campus Center
Audio-Visual department in order to continue showing films.
IFG's future remains in doubt, Golubow
said. The organization may request funds for
a new projector, he said. A new projector
would cost approximately $2,500, he
estimated.
Another possibility would be a merger with
the third campus film group, the Fireside
Theater. But, said Golubow, this plan has
Albany Mayor Thomas Whalen III, and
U.S. Tobacco, the company which pro- other city officials, have said that the city
not been seriously considered. He said that
the president of the Fireside Theater, Ron duces Skoal Bandits, a wintergreen-flavored could control crime without the aid of the
Cowit, is opposed to that idea because he tobacco, recently announced the winners of Guardian Angels, the Times Union said.
Angels in Albany
Skoal contest winner
Open meetings ruling
The ASP, which has been trying to gain access to certain University meetings that arc
closed to the public, such as the alcohol
policy and bus fee (ask force meetings, has
recently received support from the Executive
Director of the New York Stale Committee
On Open Government, Robert Freeman.
In a letter to Assistant Counsel to the State
University of New York, Carolyn Pasley,
dated February 8, Freeman urged SUNY to
declare those meetings open.
SUNY maintains that its closed meetings
do not fall under New York's Open Meetings
Law because the task forces are advisory
bodies. Freeman said that such meetings are
covered by the Open Meetings Law.
"It is difficult to understand, from my
perspective, how the leadership of the Slate
University can in good faith ignore statutory
changes as welt as judicial confirmations of
the expansive scope of the Open Meetings
Law," Freeman stated.
SUNYA students, you may be eating food
cooked by a man once the mayor of the
village of Colonie.
Charles S. Milton, affectionately known to
friends and co-workers as
ftiikai
n
"Uncle Chuck" is, as he
"*!»
puts it, "having a ball"
DrnJOj
working as a cook at the
MUMC
Dutch Quad Cafeteria.
Milton was also the mayor of the village of
Colonie from 1969-1979.
Milton, before coming to UAS, owned his
own restaurant, called "Chucks" for 28
years. "I sold the restaurant in 1979," he recounts. "It was a cross between a fast-food
kind of place, and a diner, and to successfully compete with other such establishments required 12-16 hour work days." For those
with good memories, "Chucks" was located
at the corner of Central Avenue and Manning Boulevard.
For now, Milton is happy with his position
it UAS. Besides enjoying the art of cooking,
Milton is getting, as he puts it, "the college
experience."
"I didn't attend college," he explained.
"After getting out of high school, I immediately joined the service, and spent three
years in Korea." If Milton could have his
way, he would spend more of his time at
UAS serving food. "That way," he says, "I
could get to know even more students than 1
alreadydOj"^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
"Being the mayor
and running one's
own business required
very long work
days. "
—Charles MilI on
Milton describes his len years as mayor as
"lots of fun," and a "learning experience.
Being mayor of a village like Colonic is enjoyable," said Milton, "because the political
setup is such, that one could do something,
and sec tangible results."
Milton's record as mayor, does indeed include some major accomplishments. "At the
time I took office," he recalled, "the community was in the process of growing. We immediately began work on a new 120 million
sanitary sewer system, to replace the existing
one which was old and inadequate."
The actual cost to the village," said
Milton, "was $8 million, the other $12
million we obtained through Washington."
Dealing with Washington, according to
Milton, was an extremely complicated process. "After our engineers designed the
system, we had to put our proposal in the exact form Washington wanted. The issue had
to then be put before the electorate."
Then, according to Milton, the games
started. "Like everyone else, we had to pat
some people on the back, and wine and dine
some others. Finally we were granted the
funds we wanted." At the time, many other
villages applied for such funds, but not
everyone, he recalled, was able to get them.
While Milton served as mayor, he also instituted free trash collection. Before devising
this system, he explained, residents were
responsible for getting rid of their own trash.
According to Milton, the village was fortunate to have gotten as many grants as it
did. Such grants, he explained, were usually
used for capitol improvement, and any funds
obtained would replace money already
allocated in the budget lor these improvements. The village of Colonie was thus
able to save this money, and use it at a later
time, instead of using bonds. Milton
estimates that his efforts at scrimping and
saving netted the village of Colonie $2.25
million, during his ten years as mayor. Taxes,
Milton proudly recalled, were never raised
during his term.
The village also opened numerous parks,
recalled Milton, "Recreation und land
preservation were always a concern of
mine." In honor of his efforts, one of these
parks was named afler him. Millon Park,
which takes up approximately lour acres, is
located on Rapplc Drive, In Ihc village of
Colonie.
Millon moved to Colonie in 1959, the same
year he was married. Colonic at the time was
predominanlly republican, and as a
democrat, Milton was asked by a neighbor to
become involved in local politics. In 1967 he
officially entered what he termed the "local
ralracc" when he was elected trustee of the
village.
"Having
a ball"
working at Dutch Quad Cafeteria.
Milton was elected mayor in 1969. Being
elected; Milton recalled, look many hours of
hard work over a long period of time. "Campaigning in those days," he explained, "involved going door to door, and discussing
one's position on the issues." Milton became
Colonie's first democratic mayor in quite a
long time.
In 1979, Millon lost a re-election bid to
Herberl Kuhn. "Colonic," he recalled, "had
7,000 registered voters, and I losl by 70 voles.
I probably didn't campaign as hard as I
should have that year, 1 really didn't think
my opponent, whom I had appointed as a
trustee, could beat me."
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Being mayor, Milton recalled, was a job
one did out of love. With a raise that he
voted himself while in office, the most Milton
earned as mayor was $4,000 a year. As a
trustee, he earned $720 per year. "Being the
mayor, and running ones own business required very long workdays," said Milton.
Right now, Milton has no plans to run
again for mayor, but he doesn't rule out the
possibility of getting involved in some aspects
of local politics, in the future.
Milton's wife, Kathleen, also works for
UAS, as a cashier in the Campus Center
cafeteria. His daughter is a freshman at
SUNYA and lives on Colonial Quad.
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Parents volunteer career advice to undergraduates
STAFF WRITER
ATTENTION"
bOB LUCKEY UPS
Charles S. "Uncle Chuck" Milton, center
Belle Herzog
"Job placement offices don 7 always find the perfect job.
Many SUNYA students may have
misconceptions about whal their planned
careers will really be like. To combat this problem, University officials have devised an advisory program.
Parent Career Advisors is a unique program that allows undergraduates to gain first
hand knowledge of opportunities in the job
market, according to Assistant for University
Communications Bette Herzog.
Several hundred parents of SUNYA
students arc willing to speak with students
about opportunities and requirements-.in
their own particular fields of specialization.
They work in different areas — business,
engineering, the arts, education, law,
medicine, and all types of related fields, said
Herzog.
The parent advisors listed are from all
parts of New York State and surrounding
areas, including Albany, New Jersey, and
Long Island. Students can find a roster of
names and addresses of the career advisors in
the Deans' Offices, the Quad Offices, Center
for Undergraduate Education, or Student
Affairs.
Herzog urges students to slop in any office, review the list, and contact the parents
in their home area.
Assistant Dean of CUE Dick Collier, said
thai, "maybe one or iwo students a month"
ask him for the lists. Collier said he doesn't
know how frequently Ihey are used in Ihc
other offices.
"The job placement offices don't always
find the perfect job," said Collier. Students
frequently "luck out" when they look for
jobs through the Parenl Career Advisement
service.
"Whal 1 hope is that a student will meet a
parent whose company is hiring, but I want
to stress that this is not a job placement program. It is primarily an opportunity for
students to meet someone actively working in
their field of interest who is willing to share
their knowledge of the field," explained Herzog.
"What one learns in school is not what one
needs to get out in the world and make a living," said Mary Kane, who signed up to be
an advisor for students in Arts and Design.
She said she believes that the service could be
very useful in getting a job.
Kane said that she had not yet been contacted by any students.
Several hundred
parents are willing to
speak with students.
"It seems to me very interesting to learn
how someone got into his chosen field,"
elaborated Herzog. "Students may be in rollege with a certain career in mind and may
end up doing something else because they're
unsure of the requirements or special training
involved. Hopefully, Parent Career Advisors
will clear up some of the problems," added
Herzog.
Many of the parents in this area said they
have not been contacted at all and are disappointed that students are not taking advantage of the new program. Herzog said she is
optimistic about a greater response in the
future.
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Seale recounts radical past
•*Front P a g e
" W c supported the demonstrations ©1
Martin 1 inner King," said Scale, " h u t police
brutalit> at the lime was surprising."
Willi 3 handful ol oihci bjadi aemiM.s (be
emm-ing Panthers decided to confront police
violence hecause it would get the most aucnlion. *5*d Scale.
• Ou'ttK aimed the Panthers stunned (beei!> ol OaUand by driving around'thc street*,
patrolling the Oakland Police and (eleiring
to ihcm<eP-eVas the "Police Review B o a r d . "
" W e were, »cr> acute lo the l a w , " said
S e a l c t ' A ' p e r s o n could view police act Kit)
and arxests as long as they stood 8 to 10 lect
aVa~y, and it was legal in the state to carry a
loaded firearm as tongas*here was, no round
in the chamber, a law that was soon changed
b> the California legislature, according to
Seale.
" O u r platform was all American- all
damned black American," he said.
" O u r long term plans for the P a n t h e r s , "
said Scalc,"w-cre lo become a part of ihe
political community in Oakland, to get people tu vote and to get recognition."
Reflecting on mistakes the Pamhcrs made
Scale said. " W e didn't know how lo take a
lot ol crap- that was our p r o b l e m . "
The Panther party boasted 7()00 members
at its hey day in 1970; Seale dropped oui of
the group in 1977.
A high point for ihe party, and for Seale.
came when he ran for mayor of Oakland in
the early 70s and received a sizable percentage of the vote, but not enough to topple incumbent Republican John Reading, Scale
told the crowd.
The Panthers built the groundwork months before the election with a series of "survival conferences" where thousands of free
bags of groceries, including whole chickens,
were given to low income black families w h o
registered to rote." said Seale.
Seale also received national a i ,
' H nt| 0 r l f j u r
ing J he Chicago Seven trial w t:
to a chair in the c o u r t r o o m •!•;
demanding | 0 be iricd Krparaicl
defendant. .
"I dida'l sa> a word dun
i proteedings.".*aid Scale, "bu: e
>,cryUme im
name wasnw.'ni+uned J jumped up and said'I
object M\> l a w m ts not present jm beinc
tried withouJ legal defense." Thii ^S\ ^
judge so J was tied to the chair," Repaid,
The .rial tf^mmod from rioi> ihaj ^Cp|
Chicago flufjng the 196S Democratic Na.
tioiial (Tprwcivjon and Seale. «i;h thcothm
were pul on trial for conspirac> to riot. He
and ihe.others were laier acquitted of all
charges.
Contrary to popular opinion Si-ale revealed .thai, "ihe Panthers were not squashed b;
opposition; it dissolved because of m) own
mistakes." At ihe time ihe gfoup reached its
peak in 1970 "we did not knu^ who was doing what by then and some people weredoine
some strange things."
Officials and police stopped a::ackmg the
group in 197], said Seale. "Thej found out
when the\ attacked us we got auerilion, v
had a greater forum."
H a r t ' s surprising New Hampshire victory
Tuesday will bring his campaign more
credibihts and will make it easier to raise
monc> in 'New York, said A s s e m b h m a n
Mark Sicgel. D - M a n h a n a n , co-chairman of
H a r t ' s state campaign.
Some publishers are iK iniciested in a
novel about ihe Pamhetv ">
U v>vomcthing like Gone With fhi '•'•. nd," he
joked.
show the strength that r i . n o
C u o m o said. " 1 ihink what . ..
see now is a kind of fighting Frit
/ and I think
<rial's going to be very good !. •
" H e (Mondale) didn't iiavt :
as he was a f r o n i - r u n n e r , " Cuor
a mailer of fact, ii wasn't »isc ;
nou lie
will."
Sicgel predicted thai H a n will
;;p support from backers of .-:-.,- . .
presidential candidates in coming .ieek< "I
suspeci basically it will be a onet . tact
bciween Sen. H a n and Vice Pre* den Mond a l e " by April 3, Siegel said
. .. '•
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" W e ' r e going t o win New "| oil. r> conducting a broadly based campaign in even congrcssional district," Sicgel said. " W e expect
to win dclegaies in vinualli even . mgrcssional districi in i h e s i a i e . "
" W e will hasc all the mones we need in
.Meanwhile, the co-chairman of Glenn's
New York s t a t e , " Sicgel said Wednesday. H e
said Hart supporters hope lo reach ihe legal New York presidential campaign said Glenn
spending limit of S4.2S million for the New musi do well on Super T u e s d a v when nine
slates hold primaries or caucuses -March 13
York primary.
to have a chance of winning the April.' Sc»
T h e Colorado senator has speni almost n o
York primary.
money in ihe siate so far. Sicgel said, so H a n
can spend almost the cniire legal limit in ihe
Hart captured 40 percent ol the Sen
weeks leading to ihe primary.
G o v . Mario C u o m o , who is Mondale's Hampshire voie, while Mondale eoi 29 petcent
and Glenn h a d 13 perceni.
chief backer in ihe siaic, said the former vice
"New York is going l o be ihe pivotal batpresidem's second-place finish in Newl l e g r o u n d , " Wilson said. " W e ' r e ihe onli
Hampshire will be "very g o o d " for him.
"II will give the vice president a chance l o oihcr candidaies in ihe siaie besides Mondale
with an o r g a n i z a t i o n . "
Students fight world hunger
distributing funds to various sister organizations such as C A R E , ihe American Jewish
Joint Distribution Committee, and Catholic
Relief Services.
By Michelle Busher
Speakers emphasized the importance o f internships and adaptability if you are looking at international careers, at the International
Career Forum held Monday night.
The Career Forum was p u t o r
World Week, an annual program
lhat is sponsored by the Office o f
International Affairs. World Week
is designed l o explore cultural variety o n campus through exhibits,
music, drama, dance and films.
World Week will g o o n through this
week ending March 3 .
Dr. Eric Kocher, author o f Inlernalional Jobs: Where They Art and
How to Get Them was the guest
speaker. He gave a general overview
of possibilities for international
jobs.
The forum also featured a panel
o f speakers who discussed specific
j o b opportunities and the academic
preparation ihat is recommended
Tor these jobs.
Each speaker represented a dif-
5he added that "chances are
whatever you are today, you won't
be five years from n o w . "
"Il is essential for you l o immerse yourself in another culture,"
stated Director o f the Center for In-
"Chances are whatever you are
today, you won't ^<?Jiveyears
from now."
—Lorraine Benvenuto
ferent international field. Lorraine
Benvenuto, Manager o f Personnel
Resources for IBM World Trade
Corporation, when speaking o f
j o b s available in IBM said that
students should " b e adaptable."
Adventure
ternaiional Programs and Comparative Studies o f Ihe State Education Department, H e n r y Ferguson.
He maintained that "experimental learning is m o r e valuable in carrying out an international assign-
ment than anything learned on campus," That, he explained, is why he
strongly supports internships and
study abroad.
Associate Vice-Chancellor for International Programs at the SUMY
system, Wilbert LcMdle, informed
students Ihat most international
jobs involve "working with modernizing economies in transformation
from traditional to modern
societies." Because of this, several
fields are continually open, including agricultural development,
education, planning and public administration and population
studies, added LeMelle.
sponsors educational programs, i t ' - not
jusi c h a r i l y . " said Robinson,"people like
I fiat,"
According t o J o r d a n , C R O P distributes
People and Food h a s organized a number l u n d s according l o need. Group- -crsing
areas
wiih the-greatesl need receiie a !.ir.«'
ol events "lo lake place during the fasiing
period, to make it* a learning evperience. proportion of ihe money. If, h o m i e r , one.
Among the featured programs is a game call- wants i h e moncs. t o go l o a specific group cine
ed meals and missiles, scheduled for Saturday can icqucst that ii go rhere.
ai noon. This is anassimilaiion game where
Riheiro explained the was that the panto
ihe players musi deal with the pioblem of ob- in Albany helps ihosc in need. The pantri is
taining uneven!) disuibuu\i food resources slocked u i i h d o n a t e d lood. \K hen : . • '•
in oidei 10 s u r m e . Saiuidai ai 1:0(1 P.M , need of lood come to the pantri t'•-- •»*
Maureen Casey. Directoi oi INI A C T . will seieened t o be sure ihai there is a true needspeak on ihe Nesilc Boycott, All evenis will
If ii is determined ihai the need is real J pertake place in CC 370.
son is given M o d from ihe p3nn> stock The
aid docs nor end wjth this, he said The persen is also assisied in findtne fuiuie -outccs
Robinson said ihat people are willing lo
of rood, a n d is relcrrcd to the appropriate
work lor (. R O P because ii helps not only l o
directly hring food lo Ihe hungry bu! also 10 agencies, he said. If i h e per-sivn need- help in
fighi hunger through development, C R O P Idling out ihe propci forms tin- assisian.e igiven as well.
largest share of profit to the international market."
He went on to discuss other international job posslbiBtio includug
government Jobs, small exportimport companies and special skualions which may be found la such
areas as the automobile Maatry.
Kocher rmrhaaltad the Job of
political risk analyst which he cafed
"a newly developed job" that is offering increasing opportunities.
Sealle Fuller of the Peace Corps
had a different perspective to offer
in discussing the volunteer work
that is involved with the Peace
According to Kocher, banking is Corps. "You don't have to pay inpresently the international field come tax," he said, "because there
with the most opportunities. He ex- is no income. The Peace Corps of•
plained that most banks "gear their fers experience," he stressed.
Excitement
Romance
Todav Seale heads the Advocates Scent
Inc. in Washington, a group whose aim is lo
help grassrooois political rights organizations. To raise mone\ for the group Seale
said he is working on a har-v...-. . W. hook.
"Most people don'i know I've been cooking since I was 12. I'm one of 'he POM
barbecue cooks in the counin. mj uncle
taught me and people used lo .
. [r/om
miles around for his cookinc."
Scale
Mondale, Hart head South
Former Sen. George McGdvearn pinned his
hopes on Mas.sachu.sem, the pnlj Male he
carried as the 1972 nominee a n d " h e r e ihe
Demoeraiie piimar> is also on Supei Tucsda>. U he finishes worse lhan second iherc.
he said. " \ o u ' l l see ihe most graceful evil
>"ou'\e ese/ seen in a long t i m e . "
Backers of H a n a n d Mondale s.ay fheir
candidates will be helped in the April 3 New
York Democratic presidential primary b \
their showings in the New Hampshire
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(The following is a simulated dialogue betWten Mr&Media ' i M e d i i a n d P o f e r t ' a r k M e volcrsjfe,
" i p ^ j n i o a bofiSjfifide political battle. Instifjid of competing
and Ms. Poll, who have'ju^t learned ofiGqryjHart's
itpser. •'Voters: H e r a t ' s new? Great-primary, lilih? . H c y ^ a t >,
• lor the top spot iwftyt.eyes,
Mondale undjttnrl will Mutually
victory in the New Hampshire Democratic primary.)
Ihe mailer wiih you two?
have to address the I s s ^ f f i t h honcstyj-aiid energy, facing
Media:.How could yon.betray us KlVftall we've done lor citizens who for the first lfrW4WJryear l 'may be realizlnl the
Media: What a ripoff! I had Ihis election wrapped up In
vuii? You've ruined everything—'•'"' •"'*-•'
.. scopejafJ.heir^ ipower,. .„. v ,.r-jJ ; V . j r a s y v
record time,, and .now Iqok whal they've done. .
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- Poll: .What my colleague means is that.yqu.seem 10 have, Poll: I wonderwiaj;percentage.'-.'•:.' * £ *
Poll: Where did' we go wrong? Il was foolproof. Every
defied our efforts lo inform you, and.help yqu-as much as Media: " T h e Stripe and Power o f ">Jhc '84 Vote: an&rni
statistic in Ihe book had.Mondalc a runaway winner. Vou
possible in determining the results of iheprimary; ~..'
'
multimedia extravaganza.'' Hmrnni. S t f .
hand them an election on a silver platter — vole Mondale, no
Voters: Look, we're people, nol sheep. Just because £ou get Voters: A n d (Jein't forget: .(be prHitd|jps arc not an end in
questions asked; just like the polls said — and this is what
stuck on the idea of a ileal Mondale victdr'y'dd.Mn'j*Kin we -'thcmselv'es.-The*>Dempcr^t^haye't^tiiv.sp bogged down in
you gel. Voters — always have lo have ihcir own way.
have lo blindly follow your lead. Ydu'vehad yqgrsay day in ,ihelr owr) r^uj6^;inJfg n Un^#at;,fhcj(jhaven'l really offered
Media: They just don't appreciate a good thing when they
and day out. lor monilis, ad nauseuni. But when;those polls anything o f s u o ^ n ' c e t o eornbaf'Reag'a'n'with. Now, wiih the
see i l . M y people look this primary so much for granted they
open, we're'ihc only voice thai cdunlsj • :.
•' -T.X-''didn't even bother considering whether Mondale would win,
,hopc or afresh jube beginning, (jcoplfcmighl siari taking ihe
Poll: Hul don't you rcali/e what, you've done? AH our Democrat's'aril'scridus challenge" tp\fceagan in November.
but just how much he'd win by. You'd think those voters
work—
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would have taken our word and landslided the guy in.
•Poll: " H a s thejl'ifew Hampshire primary inspired you lo reVoters: What we've done is lo prove lo Americans that ject the pat conclusions of the media and the polllakers, and
Med|a and Poll: We slave away lor months to smother lite
regardless
of
ihe
constant
barrage
of.media
hype
and
elections in predictable, palatable results for our consumer
turn a fresh eyi to the '84 campaign?"
pollsters' statistics, democracy is alive arid well and still in the Media: " N e w Hampshire primary rocks polls and media:
citizens. AH'wc ask is that they j u m p on our. little bandhands of ihe people. Maybe we'll have inspired them to defy signals new hope for citizen power in '84 vole."
wagon'. But h o i What do they want from us!?
your pal conclusions and discover their own politics.
(enter Mr. and Mrs. Voter) '
Voters: Well, It's an improvement, •
Media: But—
COLUMN
Graduate student fee unjust
Last semester Ihe undergraduate Student Association proposed instituting a mandatory graduate student activities fee.
The SUNYA administration placed the proposal on hold until it received input from graduate students.
Before discussing the issue as it presently stands, a discussion of the issue's history is in order. The proposal last
semester included holding a student-wide referendum on the
issue. Both graduates and undergraduates would vole on ihe
issue, but before the referendum could be held, the issue was
put on hold.
Robert Martiniano
This semester a combined committee of faculty, administrators, undergraduate, and graduate students formed
to deal with the issue of a graduate student activities lee. lis
deadline for making a recommendation to President O'Lcary
is early April. Discussion, however, has not been equitable.
Major consideration in any voting is who will vote. The
Student Association cites "one man/woman one vote." The
Student Association understands that stacking the vote will
undoubtedly result in an overall vote of approval, even with
graduate student disapproval. Currently undergraduates outnumber graduates by a three to one margin and have more
access to the voting process. With ihe graduate population
sixty-three percent part-time and the hours and availabiliiy
of voting restricted, undergraduates would dictate the
referendum's outcome. T o anyone versed in political
fairness, this voting proposal is blatantly unfair. The Student
Association would bitterly oppose ihe people of the City of
Albany determining student rights; yet, ihe Sludcni Association has the audacity to let one group of people decide the
rights and obligations for another group of people.
liviiics fee. For other services such as the Student Association
lawyer or joining Sludenl Association sponsored and funded
organizations, no such stipulation exists. The Student
Association believes that graduale students use these services
substantially enough to warrant imposing a mandatory activities fee on graduate students.
Two o f the bigger expenditure items for the Sludenl
Association arc films and concerts. Again, students without
lax cards pay a higher price for these services. Services such
as ihe lawyer, Ihe radio station, and the operating costs of
Ihe Sludenl Association are also high expenditure items for
ihe Studeni Association. The radio station is a public commodiiy and cannot have iis expenditures meted out between
graduate and undergraduate students, though I would conjee! that most graduate students living off-campus are too
busy lo listen l o i l . Overwhelmingly, undergraduates use
legal services. For non-tax card holders, Ihe Student Association could establish a fee schedule similar lo the prorated
prices paid at concerts and films. And for ihe operation and
stipends of the Student Association, well especially for
graduale students, il is an unnecessary expense.
Expenditures lor services are contingent upon proximity.
Iowa docs nol aiicmpt lo lax or supply services to the
residcnis o f New York; ycl, Ihe Sludenl Association pro-
poses to tax a non-contiguous group o f graduate students.
Most graduate students live off-campus in contrasi to most
undergraduates living on-campus. Many graduate students
have internships and professional work experiences which
take them away from the classroom and the university setting
a substantial portion o f ihe day. Only thirty-seven percent ol
the graduate students are full-time. Part-time graduale
students attend one or two classes a week and work lull and
have families and substantial lives away from the university
setting. Six graduate programs exist totally separale from the
uptown campus. These sludenls usually are on the uptown
campus twice a semester — once lo prcrcgisier and once ID
purchase books.
Taxing these individuals is not only unwarranted but a
travesty o f justice. Any amount no matter how small would
represent more money spent than services received.
During the entire debate on the graduate studeni activities
fee, the Studeni Association has showed an insensllivil)
toward the interests and the needs o f Ihe graduale studeni.
With only dollar signs in from o f them, Studeni Association
officials have attempted to assess additional costs on
graduate students who currently pay more in tuition than
undergraduates. The Student Association should ascertain
needs before attempting to increase costs, somelhinu it ba*
yet not done.
Once voiing procedures arc dealt wiih, ihe substance of
Ihe proposal can be deall w i i h . Officials o f Ihe Studeni
Association proposed the graduale sludenl activities fee lo
bolh improve overall services l o all students and lo deliver
perceived needed services lo graduate students. Anyone who
has undcrsiood the an of taxation realizes thai taxes and Ices
are levied only lo increase or create revenue. Seldom ever has
increased revenues increased services. The Sludenl Association is no different. Existing groups have been fighting over
the limited revenues ihe Sludenl Association currently brings
in. These existing groups will fight over new revenues even
before graduale.sludenl groups have the opportunity lo vie
for these revenues.
Graduate students, also, have neither expressed the need
or the desire to recievc Sludenl Association sponsored services. Graduale sludenl representatives have staled lhai they
do nol need or want Sludenl Association sponsored services.
Currently students without tax cards cannot use Student
Association sponsored services, (hough sonic do. For films
and concerts, students, who do not pay an activities fee, pas
an additional cost above those students who pay their ac-
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Okay, okay, let's put this thing to bed and then get out of here
and put myself to bed. I'm sitting in front of a computer screen staring blankly into it,and every few minutes, I tend to fugue out and
come back to my senses five minutes later thinking Test! Test! Test
at one o'clock!
Test. Only the second test this semester. This, on the other
hand, is my ninth issue of Aspects.
As I sit here in a stupor, I'm feeling a little proud of myself
(What, John Keenan proud? Can't be!), but there it is, because in
spite of the numerous foul-ups which seem to becoming my
trademark, and despite the fact that I have to make a long apology
to a professor a mere three hours from now, and explain why I'm
• so far behind in his course, I've put together what right now seems
to trie to be the best issue I've done while I've been editor.
I'm doing good, dammit.
My parents will be getting this paper in the mail. They'll read that
I'm behind in my classes and call my suite to tell me to get my ass in
gear.
I'm getting it there.
That's the lure of this paper, though; it makes it so easy to rationalize not keeping up in your classes. It makes it almost okay to
not keep up in your classes, because after all, if I want to be a journalist, this Is giving me just as much experience as any class would.
But - when all's said and done - it's not the reason I'm in school
here.
Every so often I remind myself of that.
Frogs, Murder,
Russians,
Woody Allen, and Democrats
-centerfold •
Campaign '84: University Photo Service photographer Ed
Marussich relates his experiences covering the Democratic
•primaries in New Hampshire.
•6aTwo Irish Guys Sitting Around Writing: Gentleman Jim O'Sulllvan
takes in guitarist Ruth Pelham's concert at the bloomin' Chapel
House Wednesday night, and Shanty Jim Lally tells us of the
murderin' madness of Jackie-boy Brown, a writer who's a wee bit
touched i'th' 'ead.
•7aPerspectives: James Sale has an intriguing encounter with a Russian exchange student, which stirs up images and visions of his
own ancestry. Ian Spelling enjoys Woody Allen's latest comedy,
Broadway Danny Rose, starring Woody, Mia Farrow, and Nick
Apollo Forte. Also an Aspects original — a new recipe! Ribbit!
•8aRetrospect: Look ahead to stimulating and exciting cultural,
musical, and cinema events at SUNYA and around town with
Spectrum's calendar of future happenings. The Freshman
recognizes where real popular control lies in America, and Campus
Views questions whether the grading practices of some SUNY professors are as fair as they should be.
Quote of the Week:
"We're dropping your byline, because there's no excuse for your
story coming in this late. Anyway, how are you?"
News Editor Heidi Jo Gratia demonstrating
the quick diplomatic tactics that got her where
she is today.
This Is Your Last Chance!
Aspects Writing Contest
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now accepting submissions from reptiles
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squirming organism.
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Humor
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Hart Wins New Hampshire
A
woman 1 met at a primary eve rally for Gary Hart in New
Hampshire told me that at a local luncheonette where she
lives, the owner conducted a poll by having his customers
write on a matchbook cover the candidate for which they would
vote on primary day. According to the poll, she said, Gary Hart
would be the winner of Tuesday's Democratic primary.
This poll must have been more accurate than the official polls
that showed, until just two days before the primary, that Walter
Mondale would come out ahead. In fact, until just a few days ago,
everyone thought that this would be a one man race.
However, Colorado Senator Gary Hart's unexpected victory
over former Vice President Walter Mondale in the Democratic
Presidential primary on February 28th changed all that, And,
though the victory was unexpected, political analysts have been
telling us for quite some time now that the unexpected is what we
should expect from voters within the small, conservative state.
New Hampshire has a political history of reversing the trends by
supporting underdogs instead of front-runners. Also important is
the fact that since 1952. no one has ever won the presidential election without first winning his party's primary in New Hampshire.
What was even more unexpected was the overwhelming margin
by which Hart won the race. He carried more than 75 cities and
towns, picking up over 11,000 (or 13 percent) more votes than
Mondale, Hart led with a total of 41 percent of the vote, Mondale
finished second with 28 percent, and Ohio Senator John Glenn
trailed with a disappointing 12 percent.
None of the other five cadidates received more than six percent
of the vote. President Reagan won more than that six percent just
in write-ins on the Democratic ballot. Virtually unopposed in his
own party's primary, Reagan took 97 percent of the vote.
Portraying himself as the candidate of the "new generation"of
leaders, Hart took about half the vote of the youngest age group,
those under thirty years of age.
But it was the political independants, making up more than a
third of the voters Tuesday, that really determined the winner. A
New York Times-CBS News poll showed that although Hart and
Mondale recieved the same number of votes among Democrats,
the Colorado senator recieved twice as many votes from independants as Mondale did.
Mondale also apparently lost votes due to his close i; .ks to
organized labor. About half the Democratic voters polled Tuesday
criticized Mondale on that issue.
For some of the other candidates, the results on primary day
presented a question of whether or not their first primary would be
their last. Both California Senator Alan Cranston and South
Carolina Senator Earnest Holllngs dropped out of the race
Wednesday, after receiving two and four percent of the vote,
respectively. Reuben Askew trailed the other seven candidates
with just one percent of the vote, and said that he would declare
next week whether or not he would continue his campaign.
Both the Reverend Jesse Jackson and former Senator George
McGovern received six percent of the vote, and McGovern said
that the results of the Massachusetts primary on March 13th will
determine whether or not he will continue his campaign.
Massachusetts voters strongly supported McGovern in the 1972
presidential election against Richard Nixon.
Ohio Senator John Glenn conceded disappointment, receiving
twelve percent of the vote in New Flampshire after trailing in fifth
place in the Iowa caucuses just eight days earlier. Glenn indicated,
though, that Hart would not do as well in the South, where several
primaries are scheduled March 13th.
Although Hart poured almost all of his money and organizational resources into New Hampshire, he is confident that his campaign will now gain money, workers, and delegate candidates as
the field of presidential candidates narrows. Hart is hoping for a
strong showing in caucuses in Maine and in Wyoming on March
next week.
The next set of primaries will be held March 13th, "Super Tuesday,"when 11 caucuses and primaries across the country take
place.
Though leading in the competition for delegates, Mondale's
strategy to lock up the nomination by mid-March is all but shattered. Much will depend upon whether Gary Hart's surge of
popularity gains momentum, or fizzles out.
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prepare to hit the road for the N e w Hampshire primary. T h e day begins at 6 : 0 0
a . m . , calling f r o m headquarters to headquarters trying to m a p out a plan of attack. I hen it s time to roll out and track d o w n the candidates
After an hour of driving we roll into the diminutive hamlet of Exeter. New
H a m p s h i r e , in-search of Senator George M c G o v v e r n . W e f o u n d him al the
Phillips-Exeter A c a d e m y speaking to a small g r o u p of p e o p l e . All worries of ever
getting close to a presidential candidate were quickly extinguished as we slipped
into our respective press slots six feet away f r o m Ihe senator
T w e n t y minutes a n d t w o rolls of film later we were on the road again, j u m p i n g
up ° n cars trying to catch a glimpse of the Senator shaking hands with a passe,b y ^ A f t e r this Incredible experience, it was time to blast off to some outer region
of N e w Hampshire to find Senator J o h n G l e n n . Our schedule allotted us twenty
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Tha sunshine of M o n d a y turned into glacial ice storms on Tuesday. The candidates worried over w h e t h e r the voters could make it to the polls, and we worried il we could make It to either the polls or Ihe candidates. The day began with
,ni morning cruise to the University of New Hampshire for an early morning bon
fire wth Jesse Jackson. It was twenty degrees and Ihe news that Jackson would
be forty-five minutes late was not exactly sweet words to m y already frozen ears.
I hen a caravan of vans and police cars came tearing over Ihe hill, and what was
thougpt to be a casual get together a r o u n d the campfire turned out lo be a convention of the media. I was introduced to this media quickly, by being cracked in
the head by a T . V . camera then being pushed into one of Jackson's Secret Serene Dinosaurs, w h o constantly r e m i n d e d me h o w many times I stepped on his
patent leather paw and w h a l he w o u l d d o to me If it happened again. So I decided in take a firm stand, little k n o w i n g lhat It was almost my last stand, as Jackson
summoned Ihe c r o w d to join hands and f o r m a circle, thus locking me In the
middle, four feet f r o m the fire. This wasn'j bad until the w i n d changed direction.
As it turned out this was the high point' of the day because from nine o'clock
on we never saw another candidate. We j o u r n e y e d to Manchester, Ihe headquarters of all the candidates. Manchester l o o k e d more like Alaska lhan New
Hampshire, Ice and snow encrusted the entire t o w n and closed the airport. After
neking through the snow for seven hours w e decided that we were not going to
(indansmne so w e decided to head for h o m e .
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"Two Irish Guys Sitting Around
Pelham Is Plainly Perfect
W
elcome to the Singing
Welcome to the Gathering
Take time to take in what's happening
And what's happening will take to you."
Ruth Pelham spent two hours at Chapel
House Wednesday night, singing her original
folk songs with no accompaniment but her
guitar and a plain, sometimes shrill, but always
melodic voice.
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Pelham began with a song based on the
lyrics above, and before the end of that first
song, had taken forty people out of their liltle.
isolated bubbles and cliques and into a world
of music and hope and belief thai the common
person has a lot to love In his world.
The forty-odd people had gathered for
Chapel House's weekly Community Supper,
which this week had been prepared by JSC
and was opened wih traditional Hebrew
prayers. Pelham took the little groups people
were sitting in and brought them together, forming a room full of people singing loudly and
enjoyinq themselves.
A political activist in part through her music,
Pelham sang a short but fast paced song that
she said was partly based on what she sees as
the questionable sincerity of President
Reagan. "1 thought of Reagan just grinning on
the television . . . and how he's an actor."
"As we work all our lives to make money
Someone is fattening his tummy
On you and me
Who could it be
It's Uncle Sam
What he giveth he taketh tomorrow
Smiling, conveying his sorrow
Personally Hue on TV
It's Uncle Sam . . .
Pelham is the founder of a well known
Albany establishment, the Music Mobile,
which she takes to area schools, and in the
summer to neighborhoods, and sings for
children. Through her work with the Music
Mobile, Pelham trfes to educate children on
values she believes i n , concepts of work,
recycling, sharing, cooperation, and respect
for others. "These are concepts that are really
dear lo me," she said.
One of the songs she has written for
children is about an instrument which can be
made with an egg carton and some pebbles
' which sounds like a maracca. She calls it the
"Shaker Song." and what is most memorable
about this simple sung is the anecdote she told
after she sang it.
Pelham Bald that she received a letter from a
man she would not meet until several months
later. In it he described how her song had
helped Imprisoned demonstrators in California keep their spirits up. He had learned the
song with a different title. '"Gravel in the Carton' is how we boogied at the Santa Rita
prison after the Live-more Lab blockade in July" read the letter.
"The contrast of little street ruffians to people putting their lives on the line just delighted
me," she said Wednesday night.
One of the most incredible moments of the
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evening came when Pelham sang a song simple in its words like almost all her songs, about
her maternal grandmother, who she told us
had emigrated from Europe, married David
Goldberg, and opened a store In Brooklyn in
the early 1900s!
"// there's a woman who I hue in my life
it's my grandma Minnie, my mother's mom
From Rumania she came. Goldberg is her
name
She's my grandma, my mother's mom."
Pelham then asked for audience members
lo tell dbout their grandmothers, and to
substitute their specifics Into her songs. The
group was told of Rebecca, who emigrated
from Kiev, married in 1922i and lived her life
tending a Manhattan store. Someone'sgrandmother hailed from Pittsburgh, and had just
celebrated her 90th birthday, Her grand?
daughter (old us how she had been taught
An Original Style
W
nen Jack Brown was not quite nineteen, immediately following a breakup
with his girlfriend which many
[psychologists have since theorized left deep
•emotional scars on his psyche, he sat down in
front of his Smith Corona one evening at just
past twelve o'clock and said to himself, "Fuck
tnis introspective, present tense, F.Scott Fitzgerald bullshit, let me try to develop my own
vie, to branch out In new directions, to carve
l a niche in literary history for myself."
And, so saying, he went to work.
Jim tally
The attempt went well for a time, but when
lrown finally finished his first short story,
olished it and toned it up, and handed It in lo
is creative writing teacher for constructive
riticism, he was told, "Very good, Jack,
•teads a lot like F. Scott Fitzgerald."
Psychologists now believe that it was at this
)oint that Brown's mind completely snapped,
ilthough there Is no evidence to substantiate
his theory other than Brown's sudden and
brutal murder of the professor, an anatomical
paradox that was accomplished with erasers in
a manner no coroner has yet been able to explain or duplicate. The deranged writer then
let out, on the run, with a year's supply of
Clash tapes and typing paper.
Needless to say, every publisher in the
•Country was now c!anoring for his work, and
i|he public, for its part, was reading his stories
[as voraciously as If they had had some literary
[merit, and the popular concensus, especially
Lfter the gigantic World Trade Centerfcoodyear blimp disaster (again, a puzzling
teat accomplished solely by the use of
blackboard erasers and a half-chewed stick of
lUouWemlnt), was that whatever publishing
IhflUMgjJBJ thg rights to the book he wrote ;
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when he was finally caught and put on death
row would have a volume rivaling the New
Testament in market value.
Obviously. Brown's run of luck couldn't
last, and for years he was impossible to apprehend, a feat which probably did more
damage to his career than anything else that
ever occurred to him, even more than the fact
that he didn't know the difference between an
adjective and an adverb, and was constantly
using one in place of the other.
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and a small jar of brown Kiwi shoe polish, and
jumped onto the best-seller list with his magnifying philosophical epic. My Mother Was a
Hamster Salesman.
In early 1975, however, the FBI arrested
Brown outside the offices of Doubleday in
New York, where he was dropping off a new
novel. The insane auteur was charged with
seventeen separate counts of first degree
murder, and 457 counts of dangling participles, a crime that was, in the early seventies, punishable by death.
Things looked grim for Brown.
On the other hand, book sales had doubled,
To his publishers, it seemed an equitable
rade,
He found solace. . .maybe even love, for a
time. , .In the arms of a Haitian immigrant
named Ingrld, and for a short while slipped off
the FBI's well-known Most Dangerous
Loonies List. In fact, it wasn't until three months later, after Ingrld had died of some new
disease, that the well-beloved criminal returnJohn Harold (Jack) Brown was executed
ed to the Most Wanted List with a stunning trion'Aprll 13. 1975- The aboue. story is totally
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how to drink and play poker by this lady, who
is now living In a Maine nursing home. "We
should sing loud so she can hear us," Pelham
told the group as she began the same verse using Ihe woman's name and birthplace.
The audience was visibly moved as people
told of their grandmothers, one of whom
worked till the last year of her life. When the
doctors told her she was dying of cancer, she
didn't stop her work and wait to die. but Instead took the year off to take a cruise around
the world.
One of the last people to speak told of a
grandmother who fled the Nazis with her six
daughters, and was on Ihe second to last boat
out of Hungary before that country fell lo the
Germans. The room was filled with silence as
the girl said she had never met her grandmother, but, at Pelham's questioning, told of
the pictures she has of her grandmother.
Pelham told of ihe time she spent last summer at the Seneca Women's Peace Camp outside the Seneca Army Depot. A group of
women sat in a circle and sang, each one In
turn, telling of one of her grandmothers, After
the song the women drew pictures of their
grandmothers and tacked then lo the gates of
the depot, only to watch as guards ripped the
papers off.
"We were doing nothing that was
defiant . . . but when I saw the MP go for the
piece of paper that had my grandma's name
on it, and It was sacred to me. In that one act it
showed how far away we were" from Ihe
beliefs of the MPs. she said,
One of the most magical moments of the
evening came when Pelham was singing ,i
song she wrote based on conversations with
nursing home residents, She began by asking
for finger snapping, which ihe audience enthusiastically responded lo. When, half way
through the song and out of nowhere, she
asked for some toe-tapping, the audience
responded immediately without consciously
thinking about it. and then finally slatted clap
ping along without any prompting. After that
Ihe audience began singing along without
Pelham having to ask. and she obviously
delighted In ihe additional voices and enOne of tile most thought provoking of
Pelham's s tigs was a song
_ about divorce that
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of a child's difficulties in school ancLsocfaliy
and Ihen of the anguish of parents in'the situation:
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"Your Mom and I are friends
No longer husband and wife
But we will hue you always
We II hue you all our liues
And then we cried, cried, cried. "
"I've seen so many kids walking around
feeling sad about it (divorce) . . . and I really
didn't know of any song that addressed that
concern." Pelham said she had received many
letters from parents thanking her for Ihe song
which told of the healing it facilitated.
Pelham's last song, entitled. "I Am a
Woman," was one she wrote while at the
Seneca Women's Camp. It was inspired, she
said, by a Chilean poet and singer named Victor Jara who was killed by the junta, Jara died
singing one of this .many songs about Chile
and the political situation there, while he was
being tortured by government troops.
Personally. I like The Who. Elton John, the
Pretenders, and I love Roman Holliday and
Billy Joel. But Pelham sang with an honesty
which was shattering. Her voice alone is not a'
beautiful singing voice, and her guitar helped
basically in that it was a pleasant background
accompaniment, but when she added her simple words to the voice and guitar she was fully
inspiring. If you don't believe that everyday
people can win against the big guys, an hour
of her music will leave you confident that grass
roots movements can win, but you'll also
know the pain and suffering that goes with the
territory.
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Men and women alike sang Pelham's last
song together, for as she explained, she tried
to use "person" or "human," but felt that each
of these ended with male suffixes: So instead
she used the word "woman,"
7 am a woman here on planet earth,
I have a song to sing, a song sung birth-tobirth.
No one, nobody, no powers that be,
Shall ever, ever, ever take my song away from
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students. They only came over a cou
pie ol days ago, enroute from Moscow
ck lies wrapped around their neclfs. I
I for then because Ihey stood out so
uously at the reception that was held In
bnor. There was no question as lo
fcf the bodies roving around the room
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m dressed In suits and ties . . . fresh'
he shore of respectability and the
ktlc dally grind. Most of Ihem looked
I j H ^ t t h school honor students with teenage
•routing from their cheeks and chins.
Iwspaper reporters had a field day with
Tiought provoking questions as: "Just
l o you hope to gain in coming to the
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ply dammit. I really needed a change of
, I wanted to push away the clouds
f>uch the sky . . . Contemplate in a
. but nothing in particular.
2 In a new gust of wind from a place I've1
even heard of . . . to go away Into
mity and live in obscurity forj
, maybe not for good but at least for
a'tijtftlon. I'd have gone to the Black Sea if
t h n H s d asked me. They offered the U.S. in-'
st««Bo 1 took It. You only live once." But I'm
one of them said that. They just recited
thejjfiual pleas for Peace and International
Urrajlstanding like an intellectual recites
Pushkin. Forget about improvisation.
ijipllared one of them roaming around the
tabtts today — International Day. He was still
ftsult and tie;-and what's more, a trenhcoat a la KGB. It was a little rough going at
first because I asked him such stupid questions;^ "Did you have a class yet today? How's
thejlpod so far . . . and living conditions?"
The Russians have come. The Russians
have come . . . and now that I've got one,
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what the hell do I do with him? Actually he
wasn't a Russian, but a Tartar. What luck! A
Tartar.
As he was answering my question about
Soviets tilling their private land out in the
country I saw him climb aboard a beautiful
Black Stallion. He took off his trenchcoat and
used It for a saddle. Then he screamed out
some hellishly spine-chilling Tartar war cries at
a throng of astonished students. Tables,
chairs, wine bottles, books, rucksacks, and
Long Island girls with real color coming to
their cheeks bounced across the floor as my
friend the Tartar made off for the other side of
the world. His pasty white face had transformed itself Into wild sage and he wore a long
black moustache of porcupine needles. He
and his steed dashed through the glass doors
dragging along one of those frail little college
girls • . . into the unknown. With his neckties
In one hand my Tartar urged his horse onward, ended the day by rubbing his porcupine
quills against the soft down of Miss P's
cheeks . . . and just maybe he hung the setting sun with the noose of that necktie.
Tartar blood. It must be running around his
body doing the work of Mexican hot sauce on
an innocuous bean and cheese burrlto. I know
I've got it inside of me. My grandparents came
from Russia and it's not for nothing that I've
got slanted eyes.
Tartar blood, Most of the time it has left me
stranded In the Caucasus of my mind. Strung
out in some outlying region galloping along on
te horse that Pechorin used to ride. Ahhhhh,
Kalinka Kalinka Kalinka maaya. There aren't
any Kalinkas around here; at least I haven't
seen any riding the school bus on cold winter
mornings, or squeezing themselves Into the
security of school desks.
And Kalinkas just don't agonize over mak•ng 100 grand a year — whether they should
become lawyers or bank managers. I don't
think there are either lawyers or bank
managers In the Caucasus. The place is not
.renowned for such things. They speak a dlfj
ferent language there . . . many different
.languages. They don't understand terms like
"In fact" and "without a doubt." There is no
iced for such linguistic makeup in the
Caucasus. Life winds Itself around a coil of
uncertainties and springs to life in a flash. The
sun may rise in a series of explosions. Shafts of
lightning might shoot their arrows into the
morose humming of tedium. Rain thunders
down and washes away the petty vhining of
modern day business as usual relationships.
Nlneteen-eighty-four is beyond comprehension since the Caucasus is a place that time has
forgotten. Men in Tartar caps still ride around
on horses, and horses In eternity still gallop
across the earth, And the earth remains fertile.
'The air is filled with haunting music that has no
need to be written down. It lies imprinted
upon the soul and yet It is reinvented each
time anew . . . cha cha cha cha cha.
We sang Russian melodies today; rousing
songs, nasty licentious songs, and songs dripping with sentimentality. We sang because It
was fun . . . because music is one of the truly
rare forms of communication in which people
share themselves . . . because music
transcends the necktie world. 1 only wish my
Tartar friend could have been with us, but by
then he was probably racing across the expanse of his own Caucasus p n the way to his
next class.
G
Hen's Rose-Colored Glasses
TTTlTTelcome back, Woody. After making a
\Ajtf
pair of miserable so-called comedies,
r ^
Stardust Memories and A Midsummer
Night's Sex Comedy, Woody Allen pulled off
a successful screen comeback this summer in
the technically fascinating Zelig. Zelig was an
interesting experiment, but was less a truly
tunny or engrossing motion picture than it was
a technical marvel. Now, with a little fanfare,
Mr.'-Allen has returned to do what he does
best; good, old-fashioned comedy.
Ian Spelling
manages to get Danny into all kinds of trouble,
which he spends a large portion of the film getting out of.
But the heart of this bittersweet Rose Jies in
ihe trust and love between Danny and his
"family" of misfit clients. He loves them all,
and takes a deep, honest, and personal Interest In each of their careers. He believes in
his clientele as much as they believe in him.
And this is by no means your ordinary group;
included in the menagerie are a one-legged
tap dancer, a blind xylophonist, a couple
which makes balloon animals, and a ventriloquist so awful that kids at birthday parties
heckle him for moving his lips.
Although Allen's latest entree, Broadway
At Thankglving, we witness a down-butDaqny Rose, Is more amusing and wistful than
riotously funny, it stands up well with his -iot-out Danny Rose happily serving T.V. dinprevious classics like Take The Money And ners to his adopted brood. This scene is not
only truly touching, but it is also the most poig/tup, and Sleeper.
fanny's story Is told rather uniquely. A nant moment in a film filled with emotional
scenes.
grqup of comedians are gathered around a
Allen, of course, directed and wrote Broadlabje in New York's Carnegie Delicatessen to
Rose.
A l s o as u s u a l ,
irape stories about their favorite bargain base- way Danny
ment talent agent. One of the men soon clnematographer Gordon Willis has shot the
declares that he has the ultimate Danny Rose film in black and white. Unlike the earlier
•mecdote. When he begins to narrate the Zelig, the technical aspects of Danny Rose are
story, the picture fades from the deli and shifts not overwhelming. Instead, we are given an
lo|fhe story Itself. Except for occasional, early honest and realistic story about a kind-hearted
rjferruptions by the comedians to ask ques- man who deserves admiration rather than
iJ
*Tis ("This is a funny story?"), the film re- sympathy or pity.
ilns in flashback form,
Allen, as an actor, breathes life into an
he flashback takes us back in time to where already well-developed character. The auihlumpy looking Danny Rose Is eagerly dience cares about Danny Rose, and this is
paring Lou Canova, the only member of Allen's first film In which his character has
h i stable with a decent chance to reach the big ?een an accessable one. We know that Danny
iffle, for his latest nightclub performance, s a loser, that he will never make it big, but the
l-ou, a rotund and fairly talented teen-dream Talent Agent Hall of Fame Is not his goal; and
©oner from the fifties, has high hopes of that is why both Danny and the film are so
making a belated comeback, a comeback likeable. Neither attempts to be something it Is
wfilch depends on Danny's convincing Milton not.
IJerle to come and hopefully enjoy Lou's act.
Not to be neglectd in during all of this praise
IffBerle does enjoy Lou's work, the singer for Allen are the performances of Nick Apollo
could then appear on Berle's nationally Forte as Lou and Mia Farrow as Tina. Forte's
televised show.
assured acting style and natural charisma aid
After securing Berle's appearance, Broad- In turning a potentially negative character Into
l y Danny Rose really takes off, as we are In- one which complements Allen perfectly.
Farrow plays the brassy love interest of both
troduced to Tina, Lou's mistress, who
men admirably. With her eyes hidden behind
a large pair of sunglasses and her hair bleached blonde, no one would immediately
recognize that It was Indeed Mia Farrow
leading real-life paramour Allen through the
woods of New Jersey in order to avoid two
Italian terrorists in tuxedos.
Broadway Danny Rose will disappoint no
one; however, some moviegoers may, and
j rightly so, object to paying four or five dollars
to watch a movie only eighty minutes long.
j However, although Broadway Danny Rose is
i too short (an extended ending would have added a great deal), an hour and twenty minutes
of vintage Allen is far superior to three
' quarters of the crap that passes for entertainment
today.
•
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[by Candace Paul
o out to the nearest pond, or watch the highways well for prime
squished frogs. Choose several that are (or were) plump and not
too desiccated to prepare for this unique and delectable recipe
Day One: Pummel frog with heel of old work-shoe or run it over withl
a lawnmower. Set the frog out to dry in the sun. Overnight, keep the
frog in a warm place, i.e., over the oven, on a heater or, if you prefer,
|in bed.
Day Two: Take frog and pummel it beyond recognition. If you wish,
at this point, accentuate the legs by straightening them out and
smashing them with a brick. This adds a little aesthetic touch (a star-like
|shape) to the finished piece de resistance. Set it out in the sun again, or
in the oven on low if it's raining outside. (Now that the frog is out of it's
element, it does not enjoy water. It will not be amused.)
Day Three: Take frog and rub it with peanut, safflower, crankcase or
|castor oil. Rub the oil In well, then pound frog some more until you attain that desirable chewy consistency one associates with the best
'jerkies.' Take the frog to school or to work as a snack, or serve it in bite
sized chunks as an hors-d'oeuvre. Never serve this dish sauced, for the
full character, flavor, and appearance would be masked by any kind of
'dressing up.'
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In Humanities L o u n g e . Jerry P l C a r l
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BYK.fORD
T H E (DEMOCRATS
iportant rally
»eEdit6r:
'IS • " " • * •:"•" " ' : :i '
bo was disappointed by the turnout at the "Fight the
rally last Tuesday. But my disappointment is not
l e d at the organizers of t h e ^ l y , i t i s lor those students
quietly choosetp be stepped on rather than fight,
{ m y position, 1 work very hard to reach students on a
and personal level, trying to help them sec (he
licance^ofjfhis political year— .1984. This year — an
on yea^j^jflghflng trie hike Is'only a portion of what's
I k e for students. " P u t up 6r shut u p " is not just a sharp
T r y . $1,350 or $1,550 for tuition nexl yearisnol the only
111 students become a recognized arid unified voting bloc,
111 their programs remain on the chopping block in this
| f tight budgets? Witness the cuts in financial aid proB: Programs for Disadvantaged Students, which has had
•dget halved to $82.3 million; SEOG, N D S L , SSIG have
| c n eliminated, totaling more than $600 million; and
Security benefits for students has also been
hated, totaling more than $2 billion in lost aid,
•wever disturbing these statislics may be, the stakes in
lection year extend beyond the budget. Less than fifteen
I ago, 18 year-olds gained the right to vote. Unfortunateply two in five eighteen to twenty-one year-olds regularly
Use that right. What have we seen in the last decade or
No sooner did 18 year-olds gain ihc right to vote,than
l e w York State Legislature passed residency laws to preyou from voting in your college community. No sooner
he draft end, than draft registration was implemented by
jrcss. No sooner did this draft registration begin, than
press linked that requirement to your eligibility for finanf i d — the Solomon Amendment.
Iliticians have gotten away with these actions, because
fnts have failed to deliver their message. To deliver that
age, there are three things that you must do: 1) you must
[ t h e issues; 2) you must learn who makes the decisions
federal and state legislators); 3) you must register to
Sand then vote.
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G e r m a n C l u b . March 3 , 1 p.m'. in L C 5.
$2!50.. w / t a x -card,
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You can take step one this Sunday. This Sunday afterunforgivable sin in newsreponinghad been committed and
noon, March 4th at 2:00 p.m., NYPIRG is staging a large ralthe results were evident.
ly on the Podium. Students will be rallying in support of^htf
- The facts and purposes behind the rally, as portrayed in
10-point student bill o f rights, aimed at convinthe editorial, seemed to be created out o f thin air. Firstly, the
cing the New York State Legislature that students are United,:
editorial alluded to the misconception that Monday's rally
:and their concerns:must be taken-seriously. k •} •
-. against the proposed tuition was some sort of culmination o f
Highlighting the rally will be speeches by; James Tierney, . the student campaign against the proposal, as was last year's
rally. Secondly, the purpose o f the rally was misconstrued as
, the President o f SASU; Melvin Lowx. Chairperson of USS;
an atlcmpt to sign up hundreds o f students " t o participate in
Rich Schaffer, President of Student Association at SUNY
Ihe
lobby day planned for late in M a r c h " , Such a lobby day
Albany; and Diana Klos, the .Chairperson o f N Y P I R G .
has nol been planned by any student organization. Finally,
Let's rally 'round! . , ,
the editorial complained that too few student lobbyists were
—Paul Herriclt
being utilized, pegging the total number of students involved
Project
Coordinator,
at an arbitrary figure of fifteen. The Student Association was
NYPIRO at SVNY Albany
advised that " f i f t y students would carry alot more weight."
The name game
To the Editor:
This letter is in response lo Ihe Feb. 24 front-page article appearing in the A§P's regarding the Heterosexual Alliance
dilemma. My argucment is straightforward and simple. How
can one say that the name "Heterosexual Alliance," according to Gloria DcSolc "suggests an alliance of heterosexuals
against homosexuals" while at Ihe same time the name " G a y
and Lesbian Alliance is not threatening to ihe heterosexual
community? Another question one must raise is in reference
to the new name given lo the Heterosexual Alliance, that being " t h e Social Alternative." The term alternative implies
lhat homosexuality is commonplace and that hetcroscxualily
is an alternative. This is clearly not the case. It is sad thai Ihe
first attempt at a group stressing heterosexual values was
greeted wilh such adversity. It is my opinion lhat homosexuality is an alternative to hetcroscxualily not vice versa. I am
not denying ones intrinsic right to be gay but I still feel, since
hcterosexuality is commonplace, homosexuality becomes
" T h e Social Alternative." It is my steadfast conviction that
if the Heterosexual Alliance is forced to change their name so
should the Gay and Lesbian Alliance.
— Richard Lesman
Proud Americans
To the Editor:
Like Mr. Grossman we are proud to be American citizens
and we arc in complete agreement that our country is " u n matched" by any other nation. This nation is " u n m a t c h e d , "
however, not because o f people like Mr. Grossman who
choose lo apathetically accept their political environment as
it is. Rather, because there arc people who do choose to exercise their civil liberties lo change what they feci is unjust.
Mr. Grossman, what is your definition of a left wing
socialist and communist sympathizer? It is apparent to us
that anyone who thinks differently than yourself towards
this country is indeed included in (his group. The
"troublemakers and bleeding heart rabble rousers" who
voice their opinions arc the citizens who choose to accept the
realization lhat change is inevitable and necessary for a growing society and is, in fact, a basic concept in the overall
design of our government.
Mr. Grossman, perhaps in your definition of our nation's
bleeding heart troublemakers, you would include Thomas
Jefferson. He spoke out against tyranny and fought for the
freedom of his fellow man. Of course the president and
founder of the American Civil Liberties Union, Roger
Baldwin, would fit your definition of a "left wing
troublemaker." Who could forget that "rable rouser"
Franklin Delano Rooscvell who conducted drastic social and
economic changes that led our country successfully out of the
Great Depression. In the 1950's and 60's, a man helped bring
about one of the greatest changes we have ever witnessed in
this country. He is, of course, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,
who lead his people's fight for their tight to use the civil
liberties thai even Mr. Grossman deems so important lo our
society.
Perhaps Mr. Grossman should realize those who truly
love this country are the ones who question the injustices lhat
the ignorant choose to ignore. As long as we afford Ihe right
to question a wrong, we plan lo stay.
— Peter A. McGuire
— James MePartlin
Sniping innuendoes
To the Editor:
Certain student leaders ami homosexual activists should
realize that the recent Homosexual Alliance/Social Alternative debate undermines respect for the aspirations vl'
minority groups. Sniping at vague innuendoes in an
organization's name implies over-sensitivity and a lack of
self-confidence, as well as a failure lo find constructive wa>s
to spend lime and energy.
— Hen Gordon
Poor communication
l o the Editor:
1 was exiicniely troubled by the editorial entitled
' f F i g h l j n g i l h e H i k e " printed in last Tuesday's ASP. The
editorial recorded correctly thai a rally on Ihe podium protesting ihc proposed tuition increase had taken place, but
beyond that single fact, Ihc distortion of both Ihe intent and
purpose of Monday's demonstration was remarkable. A n
It is important lo explain the true purposes o f Monday's
rally, in the context o f the Student Association's campaign
against the proposed hikes, and to correct the gross errors in
Tuesday's editorial. The idea o f a rally on the podium had
been conceived in one o f my Student Action Committee
. meetings. The goal was simply to increase student
awawrcness of the tuition issue and not to sign up students
for 'the lobby day late in March.' There is no such lobby day
planned and no one is exactly sure just where the ASP received their information from.
The 'Rally on the Podium' was a concept that we, as a Student Assocjation, were not afraid to try. It was organizing
tactic thai had not been attempted previously and no one
knew for sure what the results would be. I am the first to admit lhat the rally was not nearly as successful as we had
hoped. However, the positive net results were that an additional twenty interested students have gotten involved in our
lobby efforts.
The entire thrust of this year's campaign centered upon
avoiding Ihe mistakes of previous years. Last year, a major
rally was held that had a tremendous impact in the
legislature. However, the student's efforts peaked at that
point and subsequent lobbying visits were almost nonexistent. This year the goal is to put forth a consistent, determined, and long term lobbying effort utilizing a small, but ever
increasing core group o f well informed student lobbyists.
Next Tuesday's lobby visits will represent the fifth week in a
row thai ihe SUNYA Student Association has visited the
Legislature. Coupled with similar visits by other SUNY
schools across Ihc slate, on various days o f the legislative session, the perservcrance of the student effort has had a
positive effect on Legislators. As o f now the number o f core
group lobbyists stands at fifty, not fifteen. We are still expanding that number and hope to have at least one-hundred
well informed student lobbyists as we come into the home
stretch in the last weeks of March. 1 urge interested students
to get involved — a dangerous precedent of increases will be
set if Ihis tuition hike is passed.
The problem of communication, or rather the lack therof,
between the ASP and Ihe Student Association has already
been partially rectified. However, there is a great need to
assure both the students and the student press lhat the Stu.dcnl Association's efforts lo fight Governor Cuomo's
attack upon our educational system neither began nor ended
wilh Monday's rally. The student leaders o f SUNY at Albany
will continue lo fighl for and vigorously pursue the student's
interests. Hopefully, none of us will have to "reach into our
pockets" lo pay addtional tuition for decreases in faculty
and programs.
— Steven Gawley
Albany Sludenl Association
Sludenl Action Chair
Successful idea
To Ihc Editor:
I would like to call attention to an event lhat look"p\acc
Inst weekend. Telethon '84 is very grateful lo Steve Infield,
Mike Carmen, Rob Rogers and Tom Busby for their undying
efforts during T V Telethon. These four SUNY Seniors decided lhat they wanted lo do something for Telethon '84 besides
(or maybe in addition lo?) gelling up on siagc at the end of
litis month. Well their efforts amounted to $625 worth of
pledges from over 250 sponsors. Sure, some students, when
asked lo gel sponsors, said litat they, loo, could watch T V
for 24 Hours. However, as one TV viewer so aptly put it,
they mined ii into a way to raise a large sum o f money for
Telethon '84 and in turn for Wildwood School for
dcvclopmcntaijy disabled children and the Capital Area
Speech Center! Channel 13 covered ihe event on ihe 6:00 and
11:00 p.m. news which added lo the excitement for the TV
watchers and for those of us who were loyal supporters (you
know who you are!).
On behalf of ihc Telethon '84 staff 1 would like lo thank
Rob, Mike and Steve for a phenomenal j o b ! I would also like
10 iliunk each o f you, who pledged money for each hour lhat
they winched. Now ihc task at hand is collecting ihe outstanding money. Most of you who pledged will he receiving an
envelope with your name arid the amount lhat you owe on it.
For those lo you who do not receive an envelope, yours will
be waiting at ihe Telethon table in Ihe Campus Cenier lobby.
I urge you lo drop off your envelope at that table as soon as
possible. TV Telethon was an innovative and successful idea.
Let's complete it by collecting every cent lhat was pledged.
Lef's do ii for the kids!
— Linda Schwartz
Events Chairperson
'Telethon
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Schools ponder question of program ownership
(COLLEGE pitiiss s t K w o L a s t fall, Dr. Wade
two Darlmoulh professors invented a new
a campus-by-campus basis.
Federation of Teachers, the second-biggest
Driscoll simply decided.lo "ask questions"
computer language called BASIC. In the irT• "Right now the question Is that the univer- teachers' union, confessed the AFT's Robert
about;,,how to market software ,hc'd
leresl o f scholarship, they donated BASIC'S -sity. lacks a definitive policy" one way or the Niclson.
• .developed ,,.for hjs engineering courses al
copyright to Dartmouth, which proceeded to
other, said Dr. Bernard Gillis, YSU's proSome faculty members aren't'wailing for
i YoungslQ)Kn.p*tate University.
give it away free — again in the interest o f . vost.
negotiations. " A lot of professors and stuThe , pgssibilitics were intriguing: conspreading knowledge — ' to anyone Who
' Tom Shipka, who heads the YSU chapter dent arc forming profit-making corporatributing to engineering courses at other camwanted it.
of the NEA, said that leaves professors In tions" to avoid the conflict altogether,
puses, improving his professional standing as
The largesse was probably worth "millions
limbo because YSU's current non-definitive CAUSE'S Thomas said.
niucl,v»s,if n hc'd written, a new textbook, and
and millions o f dollars to Dartmouth, had It
policy- conflicts with state law, which
At the University of low, professors
even making money from it.
known what value it h a d , " said a spokesman
prescribes that professor and college share recently formed a private firm to market
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for Future,Computing, a Dallas consulting
royalties in most cases.
engineering software for courses and
i Buj somci.rjyc-monLhsJalcr, the, school is
firm.
The problem is also new to the American manufacturing companies,
D
la|)prjngl,p.f|esoJys.whf(lhfls.become a kne-tty . i The two..professors recently set up an inr
problem.
dependent, for-profit company to market an
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YSU wants to solve it before it opens the
" i m p r o v e d " BASIC. They've kept ' the'
doors o f its new computer center soon. But copyright.
•
the head o f the faculty union says the school
" I don't think (here's any doubt the promay be violating state law. Other faculty fessors who write this course ware and softS
members may be hoarding computer software want the royalties they're entitled t o , "
ware until some thing is decided. A YSU ad- said a. Brown University faculty member who
ministrator claims YSU owns it ail. Another
asked to remain anonymous.
says faculty members are being inadvertantly
"They don't make much money being propunished for working on software Instead o f
fessors," he added. "This is a big chance for
on books.
them. They want lo make sure they gel professional recognition for their work, too. It
And Driscoll, somewhat wary o f what may
ought to count toward tenure.
come o f it oil, doesn't even want to talk
College administrators see it differently.
publically about his case now.
Youngstown Stale "wants lo rosier Ihe ex—Church Thomas
\—
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change
o f software at a nominal cost" betAlthough the head of the school's Softween schools, said Tom Doctor, head o f
ware Rights Committee said "there is no
YSU's Computer Center.
acrimony" in Ihe case so far, the confusion
and even the suspicion surrounding it arc be- " O u r position," Doctor said, " i s to keep the
ing played out on campuses nationwide as cost o f computer courseware d o w n " by
swapping instead of buying.
staffers, teachers and students argue over
who owns the mountains of software now beIf Driscoll, for instance, owned the rights
ing written and generated in neudemia.
to the engineering courseware he developed
The problem is bound to spread,
— with considerable help from YSU's Commoreover, as more schools complete
puter Center, Driscoll emphasises — YSU
agreements like the ones signed last week betcouldn't secure other courseware from oilier
ween Apple Computer Co, and 24 colleges.
campuses " o n a courteous exchange basis."
Exchanging) moreover, is being encourag"The problem is now gelling bigger,"
observed Sheldon Sleinbach, a lawyer lor the ed by computer companies themselves.
American Council on Education."It's a
The rccenl emergence o f the " A p p l e
highly-sensitive issue because it involves
University Consortium" included agreements
money."
not only to buy some $60 million worth o f
"This is a problem o f more money and Apple computers, but to develop and share
larger p r o f i t s , " added Ken Maglll of the Na- software for Ihe machines.
tional Education Association, the nation's
"Each
university,"
said
Apple
biggest faculty union.
spokeswoman Linda Merrill, " i s required to
Microcomputers' invasion of campuses has develop new courseware to be shared with the
"created tremendous potential for software cither consortium members."
sales," points out Church Thomas o f
Each school, however, lias different rules
CAUSE (College and Unibersity Systems Ex- governing who gels to own and market the
change), a firm that helps campuses share adcourseware. Some schools have no rules.
ministrative software lor mainframe com"1 get courseware from a Michigan proputers.
fessor," hypothesised Ihe Brown professor,
"The average micro package ranges from
"and I change it just a tad to better fit my
$50 lo $450," Thomas explained. "Take thai
class here. Now it's a different piece o f softtimes 200,000 sales, and you see w h a t " proware. Docs the Michigan professor get comfits are available.
pensated I'or his long hours o f work? Do I?
Tile NEA's Magill predicts the answer will
It's also evident what kinds o f profits can
be worked out in long, slow negotiations, on
be missed. In the early sixties, for example,
."
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campuses has "created
tremendous potential for
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Inst week us the University of Calil'orniaSunia Horhuru'.s student government soled to
let the beer back on campus.
Two weeks before thai, Cal Slate-Long
ik'ilch s nilcllls dropped their hifycoll ill
Coots products.
Din the boycott is still on at some campuses and In many communities, stresses
David Stickler, who coordinates boycott activities from I he AFL'-ClO's Los Angeles office. "Nothing's changed," he said. " A l l the
issues arc still there, and as long as they are,
we'll continue the boycott."
Bill Han Diego Slate, U C L A and Calllclkclcv ittv " i l l c mils ones We know ol still
linyciiiliug us." said John Meadow's, a
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The boycott begun in I968 us a University
of Colorado student prolesl aguinsl conservative brewer Joseph Coors' proposed
punishments o f anil-war students and his efforts to control the campus' speaker program. Coors was then a university regent.
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labor issue when an A F L - C I O union lost o
strike ai Coors over alleged company
d i s c r i m i n a t i o n against w o m e n a n d
minorities, and Coors' insistence that all
employees take lie detector tests.
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asserted Scott Moors, the student politician
who engineered Santa Barbara's repeal o f the
boycott.
Meadows said schools arc abandoning the
Campus racial insults lead to
affirmative action commitments
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Darryl Miller, head o f
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Northern Colorado, was preparing to leave
to address UNC's student government on
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A distorted voice warned Miller that, if he
attended the meeting, " W e ' l l blow you niggers away."
A n o t h e r BSU o f f i c e r , the student
newspaper, the campus police and the studcnl government secretary all received similar
calls on the same day.
Millet wcni i n ilic mcciing anyway,
although "we hud a bodyguard there to
watch us, and they searched Ihe place before
we gol Ihcre," Miller recalled.
The incident was only the most recent in a
series that has frightened many black
students on campus, attracted ihe Federal
Bureau of Investigation, and lasi week prompted U N C lo resiate its commitments lo
hiring more black faculty members and
recruiting more black students.
A l about the same lime U N C administrators were announcing their fecornmitmcni to affirmative aciion, an Alabama
legislator asked ihe U.S. department o f
. Education to cut off federal funds to ten of
Ihe stale's public colleges on the grounds they
; don'i hire enough black people.
lust a month before, Vanderbih's student
government resolved to pressure the university to press its alfirmaiivc action plans more
vigorously, charging that "Vanderbilt is n
segregated university."
While the three schools' efforts lo revive
affirmative aciion may not be a trend yet,
there does seem to be an increasing number
of grassroots efforts to press for affirmative
aciion hiring procedures in the wake of the
Reagan administration's pullback from enforcement of civil rights laws.
" N o w there's not much vigor on Ihe purl
of the Justice Deparimenl in enforcing civil
rights laws," said Craig Shelton, a student al
Xavier University and president of the Nalioiiii'l Ortttinizuiion oi muck University and
College Students.
Shelton contends some white people see a l firmaiivc aciion policies as allowing black
people to progress al their expense. The
result, he said, is a lessening of efforts I D
recruit and hire black people on campuses
and even a rise in harassment of black
students, on predominantly white campuses.
" I t ' s a growing concern of blacks and
minorities in predominantly while schools,"
he said.
Tape blames Caseres
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boycott "because we've been able lo present
our side to students."
" W e ' v e found thai at a lot of schools, no
one really knew why they were boycotting
us," ho said. " A l l ihe Information they got
was from anti-Coors organizations."
Since I979, Coors has been sending officials! to boycoliine campuses, Hying student
politicians to the Golden brewery for tours,
and paying to stage campus-wide events tit
schools that agree to drop their boycotts.
A l Santa Barbara, Meadows "has personally come out and said 'thanks a l o t , ' "
Moors said. The company is now "sponsoring some comedy nights and things down ai
the student p u b . "
"They wine and dine them and feed them a
bunch of bullshit," Sickler charged. "Coors
has campus reps lobby to gel money accepted" by Ihe schools.
The lactic seems to work. Asked if
Meadows' estimate that only three college.
maintain boycotts, Sickler said, "There
could be more. I'm not sure."
again but to compete in the Division
I tournament.
Prior to this season, Demeo and
Avcrill had a big meeting where certain goals were set.
'DeMeo said he thought I could
win ihe t i t l e , " recalled A v c r i l l . " I
didn't believe I could do it especially after I placed seventh two years
in a row. But all season he kept instilling in me that I could do i t . " "Evcn before the tournament I
didn't believe i t , " continued the
Dane j u n i o r . " Then when I reached
the finals he said to me he really
thought I could beat him. And he
old me lo go out there and do it.
I's great having someone believing
•ou can w i n . "
Avcrill knows first hand why
cMeo was voted A A U coach of
he year, an honor given lo the best
oach in all styles o f wrestling,
'He's the best coach in the counr y , " said Avcrill. He's a great
lolivator. He knows every aspect
While stressing UNC lakes such mailers
seriously, Burke conceded thai "one of the
serious problems faced by (black) students on
campus is they feel isolated because they're
so few in number."
O f Ihe 10,000 siudcnls al U N C , Miller said
158 are black. There are only three black
members of UNC's 525-person faculty,
" O u r g o u l , " Burke said, "is to increase
the presence of bluck students, facility and
administrators so that feeling of isolation is
climinuled."
Indeed, achieving the safety of numbers
seems lo be a goal of all ihe newly-restated
alfirmaiivc aciion programs.
o f the sport."
DcMco's wrestlers have earned
I I Ail-American spots in his five
year reign. T o make that statistic
even more phenomenal, there were
only six All-Americans in the 30
years preceding DeMeo.
The Albany Slate coach hardly
had time to celebrate Avcrill's
championship or the Danes overall
ninth place finish, the second best
in Albany Slate history. He boarded a plane yesterday for Norway lo
join three-time AH-American Andy
Scras and the Adirondack wrestling
club, who arc competing in European tournaments in preparation
for the Olympic trials.
Shawn Sheldon, who earned A l l American honors with his sixth
place finish, is also gunning for an
Olympic berth. He flew to Norway
on Wednesday. Next weekend the
bunch Ircks lo Hungary.
For Avcrill, it is lime for rest and
recuperation. He's earned i l .
ED MARUSSICH UPS
A l b a n y S t a t e W r e s t l i n g C o a c h Joe DeMeo saw proof that Trenton State's O r l a n d o Caseres intent i o n a l l y t h r e w A l b a n y ' s Dave Averill t o the mat.
JVDanes lose
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tonight in University Gym.
First game is 6:00- Oneonta
vs.
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vs.
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At Southern Col, for example, black swdent groups in December accused university
police of arassing black Students by frequently slopping them on ihe street and interrogating them.
At the same lime, a USC committee released a report accusing the'eojjege and various
black student services offices of failing lo integrate black students! into campus activities,
an encouraging " a sense of alienation and
isolation."
It recommended redoubling USC's affirmative action efforts.
In October, Virginia Prof. Vivian Gordon
said in a campus speech that black students
on while campuses, often feeling lll-at-euse,
often react lo attacks on affirmative aciion us
they used to react to the word "'nigger' or u
KKK on the d o o r . "
They've experienced thai, loo, recently.
At Northern Colorado, a cross was found
outside Ihe Black Student Union offices a
year ago. During the summer, three white
males parked outside the house o f UNC's
financial aid direcior, who is black, shouted
racial slurs and threw firecrackers al her.
Three men were arrested, and are scheduled lo go on irial this month.
But in the cross incident, " t h e unlversilj
did not do anything," Miller complained.
The two students who later admitted pluming
Ihe KKK symbol did publicly apologize, but
"Ihey were neither suspended nor expelled."
One, in ; fact, subsequently was elect eel
president of UNC's Tail Kappa Epsilon,
UNCvVicc-Prcsidcni John Uurkc usscris
the university did discipline the offenders,
adding the punishments were " a confidential
mailer."
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Scott Stephens, " a n d I paid for i t . "
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canned his shot. HVCC Inboundcd the ball
and threw it downcourl within seconds. The
bull was released from Luke's hands 18 feet
away from the basket as the horn sounded.
Game.
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Out of nowhere,'Chapman Ic3pcd lo save the
ball under his basket and threw it to a startled
Scott Neuman.
Down by a basket With 22 seconds left, the
Danes had a chance to tie. The balj was
worked lo Neuman in the corner, who threw
a picture-perfect pass lo a culling Fabozzi,
who scored lo pull Albany even with H V C C .
" H u d s o n Vajley attacked Neuman in Ihe
corner," said Fabozzi. "They were guarding
me just off the key when I cut to the baskci.
Scon's pass w'tis perfect."
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"JVc'ye- won our share o f games like"
h a t , " said Freeze Slo'rey. " I n the beginning,
of Ihe season, we beat Schenectady at the
buzzer. JusiaufGvveekcnd, we beat Union the
. same way. pSowJwe know how ii feels lo lose
like t h a i . "
The Dunes' inability lo work as a team in
Ihe first half and in the opening minutes o f
the second half hurt thcm:.Chapman had to
gel Ihe ball inside, and not 20 feet away from
the basket. When Chapman didn't see the
ball, the learn suffered for i l . In the second
half, Chapman notched 14 of his game-high
20 points, grabbed 10 of his game-high 11 rebounds, and blocked three of his four rejeclions. Thai's what happens when the Dane
offense
K I M SHOTS: The loss left the Danes one
short of 1974's junior varsity team's record
of 18-2 . . .
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Albany women gymnasts fifth in States;
Armstrong and Bailey top performers
Great Dane Sports
this week:
Videotape shows Averill dropped intentionally
By Marc Berman
ASSOCIA rff SPOR T EDITOR
By John F. Parkier
STAFf.WRITCR
For a Division H I school like
Albany Stale, Ihe New York Stale
women's gymnastics championships are a fun place to be. But once
the competition begins, the fun
usually ends, very abruptly. This
was the story on Saturday as the
foulh-seeded Great Danes fared
almost' as well as expected by
finishing fifth in a field o f eight
powerhouse schools.
Long-standing slate champion
Cornell University remained in Ihe
lop spot, followed closely by host
Ithaca College and Cortland Stale.
The Danes compiled a total score o f
' 153.2, a score which, by right,
could have been higher and could
have placed Albany higher in ihe
standings,
Saturday, Ihe Danes' stand-out
had to be sophomore Brenda Armstrong. She won Albany's allaround competition by beating her
teammates in three o f the day's four
events and registering a score o f
31.5 points.
The only event in which site
didn't record the team-high score
was in the floor exercises, which
was won by Karen Bailey wiih an
8.05. Nora Bellanloni did a fine j o b
by scoring a 7.85 in the event.
Other fine performances on ihe
day were registered by Virginia
Lockman in the vault, Anne
I'haniascit on ihe uneven parallel
bars, and Jennifer Cleary on the
balance beam.
Trie Great Danes' meet at Kccne
Stale was-cancelled on Tuesday.
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Ion only managed lb nil six bill of 21 shots. .This offensive ineptitude led
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H O O P - L A : Croulicr has hit 64 out o f his last 68 second half foul shots
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Trenton State's O r l a n d o Caseres t h r o w s
d o w n Dave A v e r i l l as t h e referees hand
m o t i o n h i m t o s t o p . Averill h i t his head
and c o u l d n o t c o n t i n u e w r e s t l i n g .
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Albany State wrestling coach Joe DcMco
kept rerunning the same videotape over and
over at his Schenectady home on Tuesday
night.
Each lime Ihe five-second segment was
flashed on the screen, the images revealed the
same conclusion; N C A A 126-pound champion Dave Averill did nol slip oul o f the
grasp o f Trenlon Stale's Orlando Caseres in
last Saturday night's finals o f the N C A A
Tournament.
On the videotape, it was clear thai Caseres
had intentionally slammed ihe Dane Ihreclime All-American lo the mai, thus wiping
out whatever still existed o f the conlroversy
over the decision lo award Averill the National Championship by disqualification.
Il has been six days since " i t " happened.
On thai memorable Saturday nighl in Ihe
llinghamlon gym, Caseres, up 9-5 with a half
a minute remaining in ihc match, hoisted
Averill o f f the mat in a fireman's carry and
dropped Ihe Dane wrestler on his head.
Averill slipped inlo unconsciousness for four
seconds Ihcn remained in a semiconscious
slate for over 10 minutes as he laid on the mat
surrounded by medical personnel.
In accordance to Rule 7 Secion 8, Averill
was named Ihc 126-pound N C A A Champion. The rule states that if a conlcslanl is injured by an illegal move and can't continue,
the match shall be defaulted the Ihe injured
wrestler.
There was a large amount o f conlroversy
after Ihe decision was announced. Both
Caseres and Trenlon Slate's coach Dave
Iccnhower claimed Averill had slipped o f f ihc
shoulders o f Orlando wiih ihe latter o f f
balance and with no control. Even DeMco
originally thought the move was unintcnlional; bin aficr Ihc viewing of ihc videotape,
ihc Dane coach was singing a different nine.
" H e (Caseres) was In total c o n i r o l , " said
Denieo. " H e never losi his balance, l i e intentionally llirew Dave to the mat. Whether he
intended 10 spike his head against ihe mal...
well that's riot for me lo infer."
Averill,. who is slill recovering Irani his
concussion, would nol say oiurighi if' he
llioughl Caseres had Intended to hurt him,
but he did imply Caseres was a dirty wrestler
and he spoke, with bitterness in his voice.
" I n Ihc second period he twisted my arm
all Ihc way back and he got a penalty point
for i t , " said the junior from Shenendahowa.
" I n Ihc third period he lifted me up and just
hammered me. I don't know why he did i t .
Maybe he was trying to show o f f to Ihe
crowd (Trenton Stale rooting section). I ' m
not going lo say he did it with intent to hurt
me, only Orlando knows t h a t . "
Averill was asked i f he feels like the National Champion. He responded, " I don't
really feel like I am. Everyone keeps telling
mc thai I should feel like 1 am and I deserved
it. Well, I know for one thing, Caseres
doesn't deserve i t . "
From the time Averill's head made contact
wiih ihe mal lo ihe time he was lying in the
hospital was all a blur to h i m . He does
remember his firsl emotion when he realized
he was national champion.
" I wasn't even thinking about i l , " said
A v e r i l l , " Then when I found out, I fell terrible. I didn't want to win tike t h a t . "
What has happened to Averill in the past
week hasn't really hit him yel. It's hard for
him to comprehend that he's the first Albany
Slate National title holder in 17 years and only the second athlete in Albany State history
:o win iwo national championships.
He feels menially drained from the Tournament and physically, he's still feeling Ihc
effects o f Ihe concussion. He won't be fit
enough lo compete in the N C A A Division I
Championships al Ihc Meadowland Complex
which he automatically qualifies for. Caseres
will be going as a wildcard,
Averill admitted he "wrestled the best in
Ills life and he peaked at the right l i m e " in
reaching llie finals o f the tournament. He
also hopes someday lo wrestle Caseres again,
a wish niosi improbable cbnsdering the Trenlon State senior is graduating.
" H e ' s really tough bill I ihouglil I wrcslled
him close," said Averill."The score was only
9-5 and I just needed a lakedown. 1 know 1
could turn hint if 1 got him down. It's a
shame he had to do what he d i d . "
Averill has already sel his goals for next
season; thai is, nol only to win a national title
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JVDanes' comeback falls short against HVCC
Three players who played big roles in the
full-court press were Kevin Mann, Gore andp
Il could have been the perfect ending lo a Mick Fabozzi. Said Fabozzi, " I was trying lo
get in between the dribbler and any open •
memorable seasoji, bul it'was not njcanl lo
be. After staging a furious rally lo lie ihe man. Basically, I played llie passing lane lo
try for the steal or a deflection, We just hustlgame up, ihc Albany Slate men's junior vared our bulls o f f . "
sliy baske|bal| icam was defeated Wednesday
nighl by a buzzer-beating shot taken by HudAfter another press-induced turnover,
son Valley Cohimuniiy College's Rick Lake.
Gore hit a soil 10-footer lo pul the Danes up
" I had a sinking feeling llial the shol was for the first lime in (hat half. The lead was
going i n , " said'Head Coach Jim lioland. In
short-lived however, as Hudson Valley came
the lasi 20 seconds, ihc crowd's emotions
downcourl and convened on a iliree-poini
wenl from claiion lo dejection. " T h a i game
play. " T h a i seemed lo gel our guys d o w n , "
was ours," said John Gore. " I knew thai If
said lioland. " W e fought hack l o lake the
the game wen! lo overtime, we would've had
lead and Ihcn ihai guy throws up a prayer
them."
and makes i l . " HVCC then reeled o f f five
consecutive
points (all from the line) lo lakea
The 67-65 loss pin ihe Danes' final record
commanding seven-point lead with less than
at 17-3.
lour minutes to play.
The Danes came oul cold in llie second
half and watched H V C C turn a six-point
The learns traded baskets until there were
halflime lead Into a 15-poinl bulge in a span
Iwo minuics left in the game. Two more free
of only four minutes.
throws gave Hudson Vally a seemingly insurmounlalhe six-point lead, bill the Danes
After an Albany timeout, the Danes
never quit. Showing fierce determination,
ouiscorcd H V C C 12-2 to narrow ihe gap lo
Rich Chapman followed up an Albany
five, 48-43. " T h a t ' s the best we've worked
misfire with his own miss. Chapman snared
Ihe ball all season," said Boland. " W e kepi
Ihe rebound and wenl riglil hack up lo make
gelling Ihe shots we wanted. Our perimeter
il a four-poinl spread.
players reversed the ball well and were able lo
gel Ihe ball inside."
The Danes wenl back lo the press, bin
HVCC was able 10 break il easily. Hudson
Willi Ihc crowd behind them, the Danes
Valley moved the ball inside, only lo have
didn't slop there. The team whittled HVCC's
Iheir shol rejected by Chapman. HVCC
lead down to one as Duanc Corlcy faked his
recovered the rebound, but Gore blocked the
defender up in the air to gel the easy
ensuing shol and Albany had Ihe ball back
10-footer. Throughout this comeback the
wiih 1:08 left lo play.
Danes put constant pressure on defense.
Albany's full-court trap led to five Hudson
The Dane offense was remarkably patient
Valley turnovers, four o f them leading lo
under (he circumsiances; the ball was worked
Dane baskets. This defensive maneuver is a around until Corley threw a clean pass lo
bit o f a gamble, as offensive teams can gel
Fabozzi for the open 17-footer. Perfect.
lay-ups i f they break the press effectively.
Momentum was clearly on the Danes' side.
Against H V C C , the gamble paid off,
The pressure defense intimidated Hudson
Valley inlo throwing a pgor pass which was
" W h e n we were down by 15, we knew that
ED MADUSSICH UPS
deflected by one o f the Danes. Once again,
we would have to take risks," said Boland.
S c o t t N e u m a n c o n t e s t s a s h o l In an earlier g a m * agalnat U n i o n aa C u r t i s O l i v e r
Chapman's fighting colors shone through.
" A s it turned out, our press really bothered
17*. (24) w a t c h e s .
Ihem."
By D e a n C h a n g •
imrtmi.M ASSISTANT • .
PUBLISHED
AT THE STATE UNIVERSITY
OF NEW YORK AT
ALBANY
BY THE ALBANY
STUDENT
PRESS
CORPORATION
Tuesday
Women cagers host Nazareth in ECAC opener
History will be made lonighi
when Ihe Albany Slate women's
basketball team tips off against
Nazareth College al University
Gym.
For the first time in the six year
existence o f the team, Albany will
be competing in a post-season tournament. The Danes are Ihe hosts of
the tournament and will play
Nazareth at 8 p.m., while Onconta
and Alfred square off at 6 p.m. in
the first round of the ECAC
tourney. The championship game is
slated for 2 p.m. tomorrow.
After last Tuesday's 72-58 defeat
to Onconta in the S U N Y A C
playoffs, it looked as though the
season had come lo an end for the
Danes. It wasn't until Monday
afternoon that Albany Head Coach
Mari Warner received word that her
team would be hosting the tournament. " W e ' r e psyched to play,"
said Warner. "Hopefully, we'll go
right after Ihcm ( N a z a r c l h ) . "
The Danes will have their hands
full with Nazareth. The Golden
Flyers have beaten the University of
Rochester, a team that will be competing in Ihe N C A A playoffs.
Nazareth has a big height advantage
over Albany, but the Danes' main
asset might offset that advantage;
speed. Albany will try to utilize thai
quickness by attempting to run
Nazareth ail over the court.
F A S T B R E A K S : Albany is 15-9 on
Ihe year...Danes are riding a
modest two-game home winning
streak.
D
VOLUME
L X X I
NUMBER
10
Supreme Court Ruling on
college aid delivers
blow to women's rights
By Mark Wllgard
STAFF WRITER
According to Winner, Albany
will utilize a full court press for
much of the game. " W e need to get
the steals in order lo play our running type o f game," she said. The
Danes will have lo watch out for
Dcnise Hickey, a strong wing player
who is one o f the lop scorers on the
Golden Flyers.
Rainny Lesane and Ronnie Patterson are the big weapons for the
women cagers. Lesane leads the
team with 14.4 points per game (47
percent from the floor). Patterson
is second with a 12.1 average.
Albany must gel point production
f r o m their w i n g p l a y e r s , a
troublesome spot o f the team for
much o f the year.
" W e just have to hope for good
all-around scoring," commented
Warner. " W e ' l l also need scoring
from our wing players and we have
to hit a couple of free throws."
The foul line has been a problem
for Albany during the season. Patterson is shooting 64 percent from
the line to lead the team. I f the
Danes have any hope of winning
this game, they must convert from
the charity line.
Albany has had a long layoff
coming into tonight's game. Nevertheless, you can expect the Danes lo
be ready for Nazareth. " W h e n I
saw the looks on the girls' faces, I
knew they would be ready for the
tournament," said Warner.
If the Danes can gel by the
Golden Flyers, a possible match-up
with Oneonta looms for the championship game. In two previous
meetings this year, it was the Red
Dragons coming out on top.
Onconta topped Albany just last
week to knock them out of the
S U N Y A C playofrs. Perhaps the
third lime will prove lo be the
charm for the Great Danes.
1^1FT March 6, 1984
By Lisa Strain
MM
ED MARUSSICH UP:
Danes lose to Binghamton in ECACs, 46-44
By Keith Marder
•ISSOfMyt' SlfJKTS
HlltWR
Binghamton
The Albany Slate Great Danes saw Iheir season come lo an end as they
losl l o the Binghamlon Colonials 46-44 in the preliminary round o f the
ECAC Upslale New York basketball tournament Wednesday evening.
The outcome o f the game was not decided until Albany point guard Dan
Crouiier hit ihe side of the backboard on a shori baseline shot with lour
MATTHEW J. MENDELSOHN PIPE DREAM
Dane Co-captain Wilson Thomas takes the ball inside as Binghamton's Derek Pankoy looks for the block. '
seconds left in ihe game and Binghamlon ahead by one poinl.
" 1 was very surprised ihcy came out in a man-to-man," said Albany
Head Coach Dick Sailers recalling the last play. " O n every oilier out of
bounds play they came out in a zone."
Albany was in control mosl o f ihe second half o f a poorly played offensive struggle while building a lead as large as eight points. W i l h 13:48 remaining in the game Doug Kilmer hit a sitot lo make the score 26-18 in
favor of the Danes.
The Colonials slowly but surely closed the gap as Ihcy scored eighl of
Ihe ncxi 10 points. This closed the Danes' lead to two, 28-26, wilh 11:47
left. The game was eventually lied al 30 wilh 9:32 to go in the game.
Boih teams virtually Iradcd baskets for Ihe ncxi ihree minutes. After
two foul shols by Crouiier Albany look a 34-33 lead.
Crouiier then went on a tear by scoring four out of the Danes' next five
poinis, giving Albany a 39-35 lead wilh 3:43 left in Ihe contest. Including
Ihe two foul shols and an earlier 12 fool jump shot Crouiier had scored
eight oui o f the Danes' last nine points.
Once again Binghamton refused lo give up and wilh 3:04 left 6 ' 6 "
center Marly Young siole an crrani Dane pass and drove Ihe length of the
court for a dunk.
With 59 seconds left Albany co-captain Dave Adam look a six fool
baseline j u m p shoi which look a shooter's bounce. The shot hit the rim
iwice before falling through. That shot gave Ihe Danes a 44-43 lead.
Binghamlon Ihen took the ball down court and set up a play for forward
Derek Pankey. The Albany defense collapsed on Binghamton's leading
scorer and Albany freshman Adam Ursprung came away wilh his fifth
foul o f ihe game. Pankey missed the front end o f the onc-and-onc.
However, Mark Wright came up wilh one of his many second half offensive rebounds.
" H e was going after Ihe ball and we weren't," said Sauers. " T h c y g o l a
lot more big rebounds than us and thai hurt u s . "
Wright missed his al tempt but Pankey ihen came up wilh one of his 17
rebounds and hit the shot lo give Binghamlon the 45-44 lead wilh 29
seconds left.
The Danes ihen called lime oui and set up their final play which had
many options, one of which was the Crouiier shot.
" I had to alter the shoi because Pankey was coming over," said
Crouiier. " I was loo close to ihe baseline and I was leaning."
When questioned if he wanted to do anything different on Ihe lasl shoi
he said, "Yeah— hit i t . "
The first half proved thai practice docs make perfect as both learns
were showing the effects of a five day layoff since their last games on
February 21. Sauers and Binghamton Head Coach Dave Archer each put
practice on hold uniil they gol word from the ECAC concerning Iheir invitation to the tournament last Monday.
Albany shot a paltry 8-28 from the field in the first half and Bingham18*
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In a blow lo women's righls groups, ihe Supreme Conn ruled last
Tuesday thai ihe federal government may not oui o f f all aid t o n college because o f illegal sex discrimination in a specific program.
Tile 6-3 vole was a victory for ihe Reagan adminisirniion bill was
viewed by many women's rights groups as a major setback.
" I t ' s a tremendous setback," said Execuiive Director of the Project
on ihe Slants and Education of Women llcrniec Sandler. " W o m e n
will have no proieelion...women will be going ngalnsl discrimination
for almosi all o f Iheir (college) experiences," Sandler added.
Sandler declared I lull Ihe ruling is a reversal o f more I hail a decade
of federal commitmcnl. " I I covers all schools thai gel (federal) siudcnl
financial a i d , " she said. She added thai ihe law bars discrimination
only in I hose programs involving federal scholarship aid.
She noicd ihai, " o n l y about 4 percent of federal funds are earmarked for special programs. The resi are in the form o f research grains;
and oilier programs." Sandler explained lliaj lite result of all this is
thai, "insiiiuiions can discriminate in other programs."
" W h a t we tire seeing is a systematic dismantling of programs of I he
60'.s dial called lor social and economic justice,*' said spokesman lor
ihe Center for Women in Government Fred Padtila. " A n y t i m e
something happens ihal lends lo slop the proper itilenl of a policy or
program ii means ti loi o f losl lime lo reverse i i , " lie explained.
Ihe conn decision gave a narrow iiiierprciaiion to Title IX o f a 1972
federal low banning sexual discrimination ai colleges and universities
i luu receive financial aitl. The jtlsl ices said I lie law mandates ilint if sex
discrimination is present in a program iliat receives financial aid,
funds can be cut o f f only lor the program and not for ihe school as a
whole.
The ease began as a djspuie between alic lutl_erul.L;ducat,Jiin Dcpaxu
nielli and Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania.
According to court records, ihe
(Reagan administration said Grove
C'ily should be required lo provide
evidence lo ihe Education Depnitmeril showing iluu it has no iiitcnlion of discriminating tigtiinsi
women. Bui ihe Reagan adminisiraiion also filed a legal
documeni w i l h ihe Supreme
Couri arguing ihai a college
should not be cut off from all
federal aid based on discrimination in one program.
G r o v e C i l y College o n l y
receives federal aid in ihe form of
siudcnl financial aid, bill " f i n n n cial aid Ihal students get goes
through ihe whole college," said
Director of the Women's Center
til Russell Sage College Dr.
Mildred Dandridge. " I view It as n
7jps"real slep backwards for sex eqlinlily. It's a slep backward for
SA Attorney Mark Mlshler
rt . r u i . v j
humankind," Dandridge asserted.
Law may no effect SUNYA.
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Mosl siudenis will not be prov
leeicti. o u don'i have this federal law anymore lo fall hack on I O IO
1
issue c o n i p l a i n i , " Dandridge said. She also said ii wtts loo early lo
predkt whai impact ihe decision could have on Russell Sage, a prixaie
liberal tins college.
The Supreme Courl ruled unanimously ihal Grove l i l y College
must comply wiih Title I X by providing ihe paperwork requested by
I he federal government because siudcnl grams are a form of financial
aid.
" T i l e irony is Ihal Ihe iwo sides ihal were litigating litis (case) represem ihe previous iiiierprciaiion (of Tille IX) — iluu the entire universily was required lo cslablish non-discrimination," said Mary Jo Long,
an ailoi'iicy at ihe Albany law firm of Walton and Thayer. " N o w ihe
law is i f a school gels financial aid ii can't have discrimination ' " l l l L '
siudent loan departmcnl. Ii is noi illegal lo have il somewhere else, in
oilier programs," Long said.
" I t sanctions sex discrimination in universities and we don'i have an
equal rights amendment. There are sonic real limits io ihe equal proieelion clause (of ihe I4ih amendment) all hough ihere is the Equal Pay
Acl and Tille V I I o f Ihe Civil Righls A c t , " she said.
" I t ' s a very substantial slep backwards for equiiy for men and
women on college campuses," said SUNYA Director of Affirmalive
Action Gloria DeSole. She said Ihai if ihere were an equal righls
amendment ii would give proieelion in any institution for both men
and women. " I l is a beautiful illusiraiion of how ihal amendment
( E R A ) would benefit women and m e n , " she said.
DeSole also said ihat, " 1 do noi think il (ihe ruling) would have a
profound impact at S U N Y A . There are very good people at this institution who care about equal education, lor women and men. We
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JOE SCHWENDP.EN UPS
Students rally at SUNYA
Gather in support of 'Bill of Rights'
Paul Henick, Projector Coordinaior for S U N Y A ' s N Y P I R G
Students from all over New York also aitendcd the rally. He noted
Stale converged on I he podium that ahhoiigh people from 17 eamSunday to rally in support of a . puses around Ihe slate aitendcd,
.•luVppiru, •.'.'Sl(ic|ciU, Bill.-vd;,RjgJU!,::: ....•S.U,y.YAjurJi:.oqi wax_ poor.
proposed by ihe New- York' Public
" I wish Ihere was a greater turnInterest
Research
G r o u p out by students on this campus,"
(NYPIRG).
Hcrriek said. " I f ihcy care aboui
Included in lite Siudent Dill o f these issues ihcy must come
Righls are demands for ilie together. Ihe rally demonstrates
legislature noi to raise the slate unity, and gives exposure to
drinking age or dorm rales, and a siuilenis and shows thai Ihcy do
pica for financial aid for pari-lime have lite slrenglh," he added.
students.
Diana Klos, chairperson of
A n estimated 200 people aflcnded N Y P I R G and a member o f the
Ihe rally; participants were en- board of directors, opened the rally
thusiastic, carrying banners which with a rousing speech. Klos praised
read " N o tuition h i k e " and "Use it the group, saying thai ihcy "repreor lose i t , " referring lo siudcnl sent t he changing pace of I980's, by
being politically aware and w e l l - ,
voling righls.
" T e l l Mario (Gov. Cuomo) to go organized." Klos added that by Inkto h e l l , " yelled SA President Rich ing a strong statu! oh'certain issues,
SchaiTer lo ihe loud audience. sliidcnls will "begin io win on the
"Dorm
rent i n c r e a s e ? , " he issues. The wrongs will be righted."
The 10-pohu Siudcnl Bill o f
shouted, " N o way! Cuomo turned
his back on ihe sliidcnls by propos- Rights requests 1) no luition iiike,
ing the inhibit increase and ilie 2) aid for part-time students, 3) no
room increase, f l i c sliidcnls will increase in lite drinking age, 4) student voling righls, 5) rescinding ihe
noi and canitol slaud for i l . "
By Christine Reffelt
SIAII
HftlllH
Solomon Amendment, which denies
financial aid for students not
registered for ihe d r a f i , 6) voter
registration, 7) day care centers, 8*)
on-canipus voling booths, 9) no increase in computer fees, and 10) no
increase in dorm fees.
According
lo a
NYPIRG
spokesperson, the' bill o f rights is
aimed al convincing ihe New York
Slate legislature thai siudcnl concerns must be laken seriously;
Jim Ticrncy, President o f the
Siudcnl Association of the Stale
University (SASU), said in a brief
speech Ihal "sliidcnls musi gel
mean
and nasty lo gel things
d o n e . " He expressed support for
Ilie Siudent Bill of Righls, emphasizing his opposition lo the proposal for a hike in ilie drinking age.
He advocated slricter drunk driving
laws, rehabilitation, and education
measures, rather than raising Ihe
drinking age to 21. " T h e answer is
noi an increase in ihe legal drinking
age," lie said, " b i n an awareness of
ihe problem."
Schaifer said thai everyone in-
Olympic hopefuls aided by students
By Keith Marder
I.S.VOC7.I //. SlltRlS
I nilnK
Three S U N Y A wrestlers, a member of ihe irack
learn, and three assistant coaches have a good chance
of making the 1984 United Slates summer Olympic
lean).
S U N Y A wrestling coach Joe DcMeo and Ccniral
Council member Gregg Siackcl, a member of ihe
wresiling learn, have set up a Commit Ice for Olympic
Hopefuls lo raise Ihe funds necessary lo send the
athletes lo ihe Olympic I rials. Siackcl is also chairman
i)f ilie commit ice.
According lo Siackcl ihe committee lias organized
' many fund-raising events. A mini-olympics will
highliglu Lone Star Beer Night al I he Raihskcllar,
March 15. The activities in which ihe ihree-person
learns will parlicipale include a chili dog-eating and
soda drinking contcsl, playing a track and field video
game, one frame of bowling and a balloon inflating
and popping race. The cost is $5 to enter a team which
will compete lor gold, silver, and bronze medals.
The committee will also be selling raffle lickcls Friday in the Campus Center. First prize is a 19 inch color
television set, second prize will he a dinner for Iwo at
an area restaurant, and third prize will be a gift certificate at a beverage distributor. The drawing is
scheduled for A p r i l 29.
Oilier events scheduled I'ui April 29 include n five
kilometer runathon and a coin toss and drop in ihe
Rat. Participants' will be competing for Siar bell
buckles and si tiffed eagles; ihe official animal of the
summer games.
Tile money raised from these acliviies will be divided
as follows: 50 percenl will go to I lie athleies who arc
currently S U N Y A undergraduates and 25 percenl will
go to the assistant coaches who have the talent lo make
Ihe team. The remaining 25 percent will be saved fot
1988-conlenders such as wrestler Dave Averill, who
recently won Ihe Division i l l national championships.
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