I Monday, March 9, 1981
Cabrini College, Radnor, PA 19087
SGA tO revise its constitution BY n M LAWLOR rently SGA officers, with the exTheresa Collins may be the last ceptio n of dor m re ps, serve the ir SGA president to be elected in terms from Ja nuary to Ja nuary. December and take office in Janu- · Collins said that the committee will consider !'laving terms run ary. from September to September, The election this past December with electio ns in April or May. may be the last to go to a run-off. "When you start in J anuary, you Students who go before the just get going when summer vacaJudiciary- Board this semester tion comes," Collins said, "And by may be the last to do so. the time you get going in the fall These and other possible changes will be addressed by an your term is ending." She added that it would be easier SGA ad hoc committee formed to study and propose changes to the to conti nue programs over the current SGA constitution, accord- Christmas break than over the ing to Theresa Collins, SGA presi- summer va cation. Another aspect of the election dent. Collins said that she and her system to be studie d for possible vice-president, Fran Carusi, saw revision is the vote counting the need for revision. They sug- system, according to Collins. Under the current system, a cangested it to Sr. Sharon Morano, who concurred with the idea. didate has to receive 51% of th.! Morano is advisor to SGA. It was votes, including abstentions, to decided that a committee would be win. If there is no winner by this system, then there is a run-off beformed. The committee was selected tween the top two vote getters, and from volunteers in SGA. Ten stu- the one with the most votes in the dents serve on the committee, Col- run-off is the winner. It has been suggested that the lins chairs, and Morano is advisor, 51 % requirement be dropped, and according to Collins. , Collins said that she asked area the candidate with the most votes colleges for their SGA constitu- ·in the first election be the winner. Collins said the vote count policy tions. These are to be used for will be a priority item . She said it reference by the committee. studied One issue being addressed is the should be carefully election system now in use. Cur- because there could be cases
where close races would make the
Gumbleton calls for soc ial consciousness
51 % rule more practical than it has
been in the past. Another itein to be studied by the committee, acc ordin g to Collins, is the Judiciary Board. She said it will be completely revised, and probab ly re named. Curre ntly, st udents who are written up go to the Judiciary Board if they feel they are innocent. The Boa rd pa sses a judgment, and if the student is still dis-satisfied, his appeal is to the Dean of Students. The Board is made up of the SGA executive board, and the vice-presi dents of each class. Thus, violations go from administration, to students, and then back to administration on appeal. The level above the Dean of Students is the Conduct Committee, made of both students and administrators. Collins said she would like to institute a chain of appeal where there are both administrators and students on each level. The remainder of the committee's work, according to Collins, will be wording. They will re-word the areas which are redundant, such as the duties of officers, and work on areas which are vague, such as Article VI which says that there will be parlementarians, but puts forth no duties for them.
he added. In response to a question from the audience regarding the need for nuclear weapons as a defense against atta cks from other countries - most especially the Soviet Union - Gumbleton replied "If we would begin to make an effort into disarmament we would realize that the Soviet Union wants it as badly as we do. Leonoid Brehnez, . Prime Minister of the Soviet Union, admitted it in his summit talks," said Gumbleton. Gumbleton expressed concern over the change in attitude of the · American people regarding the use of nuclear weapons. "A forgotten Hiroshima can hurt our world. Whoever forgets the past is doomed to repeat and that is the situation we find ourselves in, in our present world." "Since World War II a structure of balance of terror has begun to BISHOP THOMAS build· up," said Gumbleton. "Five J. GUMBLETON nations had nuclear capacity by (Photo by David Milburn) the late 1950's and before the end of BY. BERNADETTE LYNCH this decade 14 nations will have The need to have a raised social nuclear capacity." consciousness regarding the build "This mutual Assured destrucup of nuclear weapons was voiced tion policy clearly violates Chrisby Bishop Thomas J . Gumbleton, tian Gospel," Gumbleton said. Auxiliary Bishop of the Roman "The devastation and harm from Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit. any use of nuclear weapons could Gumbleton spoke on the arms race never be .justified if yo11follow the topic at the Saint F rancis Cabrini te ·achings of Jesus and the lecture, Thursday, Feb. 26. church." " We a re the only nation tha t has "'Young people grow up today a debate which will go beyond the lie of G.E .; ' We bring good things eve r used at omic bombs," said with the conviction' that it's all courtroom ," and " the third leve l is to life.' " Gumble ton. "We have to begi n to going to end in a ter rible holocaust the reality of the world toda y-a The P lowshares E ight group develop a whole new attitude about in a very short tim e. That fear of reality that must temper our moral ha ve been basing their legal war and begin to reali ze that war dr ead is having a terrib le effect of idealism.'' defense on the Nuremberg Princ i- is unthinkable, " he added . the future of this countr y ," sa id Judge Salus told the court that pies , the Geneva and Hague ConIn evaluating the nuclear arms Gumbleton . the eight defendants have been ven tions , the U.N. Charter and the race from a moral point of view According to Gumbleton we ar e charged with Criminal Coercion , U.S. Army Manual of the Law of Gumbleton questioned how Amer- reaching first st rike capability to Criminal Conspiracy, Simple Land Warfare. The Support Com-- ica could justify the fact that it wage and win a nuclear war and Assault, Burglary, Disorderly mittee has referred to the Mark spends $500 billion a year and used that in times of international crisis Conduct and Criminal Mischief. 12A as "anti-property and anti - resources to build up armaments. this could be devastating . "We are But there are also some moral life" and has said that it "is of destruction when 30 children are looking at the most dangerous . reasons as to why the Plowshares specifically denied status or sane- dying every minute of hunger a'nd situation the world was ever in Eight destroyed property. One lion under" the previously men- 500 million people are living in we are rushing along the path that - reason, the Plowshares Eight Sup- tioned rules and regulations . poverty. • leads to that outcome. port Committee said, is "to In answering the question of "We use weapons that can only Some suggestions that reverse the logic of the arms race "Why General Electric?" the Sup- lead to destruction, " said Gumbleton proposed were : (1) that keeps us enslaved to the rule port Committee stated that "G.E., Gumbleton. Even if weapons are Begin to support efforts going on in that 'If it can be done techone of the seven prime contractors never used this race is an act other places (non-violent civil nologically , it must be · done, for the Bomb, is selling weapons to against the poor. "The only area in defense) , (2) Begin to support the because if we don't, they will.' " some of the most repressive President Reagan's budget that World Court (United Nations " We have demonstrated that governments in the world" did not suffer major cutbacks is mechanism for settling conflicts ), what has been done, can and must They also went on to say that the area of defense spending which and (3) Work more actively to totals around 38 billion ," said rebuild social order (New Internabe undone," the Support Commit- "G .E. and Westinghouse have Gumbleton . tional Social Order). tee said "Tangibly we are able to each supplied over one third of the point to two warheads _that will nation's power reactors as well as Gumbleton went on to say that "Archbishop Sheen suggested at never be used for the purpose of all the power reactors exported by the nuclear arms race is a dilemna a prayer breakfast in January , for all christians . "I think it is our 1979with our nation's leaders that mass destruction for which they the United States ." were intended" The Support Committee put responsibility to work at a positive we have to make a choice. We have response and extricate ourselves to trust two trinities before us - ( 1) The Plowshares Eight Support • -,their feelings into a nutshell when the trinity of nuclear weapons or Committee said that ".a weapon of ·they said that "G.E . is making a from the race .' ' "Through prayer we can (2) the trinity of the loving Father , mass destruction should not be de- business in killing." scribed by words which suggest When . answering the question achieve a conversion of heart and Son and Holy · Spirit," said value or legal status, They stated "Why the Mark 12A?" the Com- a healing of memory (Hiroshima) Gumbleton. that "to call the Mark 12A 'propermittee stated that "the Mark 12A can be brought about," said "We have to decide which one ty' is to reveal our own blind- is a Re-entry Vehicle ," and that Gumbleton. "Once we reach this · we trust in and then and only then n;ss." They feel that this blind- the destructive capacity in the conversiori we would begin to sup- can we eliminate nuclear arms in ness was 1'caused l>ythe corporate warhead has been increased port things like the Sall lI treaty," the world and have peace. "
Trial is stage for plowshares - BY TAMRA DiMARI NO Ra in and demons tra tors singing hymns marked the beginning of the Plowshares Eigh t trial, being held recently in Montgomer y County Court. The Plowshares Eight , including peace activists Dan and Phil Berrigan, and six others, were arrested last September after breaking into the King of Prussia General Electric Plant and damaging two warhead cones and pouring blood on blueprints and tools. The break-in "was, of course, a symbolic protest,'; · an area newspaper said recently, and this trial is . their (the Plowshares Eight) stage. "There are three levels 'to this drama,'' the newspaper said, the first being legal, "and tbe trial will probably be confined to that focus, much as defendants would like to enlarge it to broad moral issues." Montgomery County Judge Samuel W. Salus II made his point during pre-trial proceedings that he was "not interested in philoso- phy," and that the Plowshares Eight was there to be tried for the Sept. 9 break-in. He was referring to the philosophy that took up most of the morning pre-trial proceedings on Feb . 23. The second level to the "drama," according to the newspaper, "is that moral plane-
Vol. XXVII,No. 9
Editorial Student Government; peers or police? Our elected student leaders, the Student Government Assodation, have at long last read the SGA Constitution and realized that it is in dire need of revision. A committee has been formed to pursue that end. When SGA comes out with its proposal, the new revisions must pass a two-thirds majority of the student body who cares to vote. It is at this time that every voting student should ask him or herself this question, "Do I want my elected student leaders to have authority over my personal conduct?" If your answer is an emphatic NO, then there are two Articles of the current Constitution which might merit your attention. Article II puts forth the general duties of SGA . It is stated one duty "will be to promote the highest standards of honor in all matters of personal conduct." The personal conduct of the Cabrini student is t_he business of the Cabrini student, not the student Government Association.
Theresa Collins, SGA president, explained that this article means that the SGA wants to encourage individuals to participate in college activities. If this is what the article means, then the committee would be well advised to make it say that. As it stands now, the article is a gross misrepresentation of the role ef SGA. That body does have a concern for the students, but it has no right whatsoever to be judge of what is honorable in one's personal conduct. Another aspect of the current constitution which defies common sense and is a contradition of purpose is the Judiciary Board. As defined by Article III, section 2b, "The purpose of the Judiciary Board is to handle all students violations of non-academic concern. Appeals may be taken to the Dean of Students, and to the Student Conduct Committee ." The committee must seriously evaluate the credibility of this chain of appeal. Consider this: Under the current system, if a stud _e~t is written up by resident assistant, he must go before the Judiciary Board which is made up of students. If he is not satisfied then he goes to the 'oean of Students. The case goes from administration to students back to administration. The next appeal is to the Student Conduct Committee, which is made up of students and administrators. The result of this is that certain students are given the power to be authorities over other students. This is a grave fault. SGA members are peers of every other student in the college. They are elected by their peers to a position ol leadership. They are not, and must not become, authority figures in a disciplinary capacity. . If the SGA is to have any disciplinary function whatsoever, 1t should be a:s an advocate of the student. For instance, if a student were accused of committing an infraction against the residency rules, and therefore was written up, he should appeal his case through the heirarchy of the residency staff. He would begin with his dorm's R.A. and work his way through the chain, ultimately ending up in front of the Dean of Students, if need be. The student should go to SGA if he feels he is not getting fair treatment in the proper channels. It should · be the job of SGA to make sure the student is being treated fairly, and none of his rights are being violated. SGA should be the watchdog of the administration, not a tool of it. Similarly, if a student is accused of a traffic or food theft violations, he would pursue his case through the proper channels for appeal, and the SGA would not become involved unless the student asked them to become involved on his behalf. To give the SGA disciplinary authority in these matters, however, is absolutely wrong. Along these- li~es, students should realize that in the current administration the SGA president is also a member of the residency staff. While this has not caused a problem 'to date, and it may very well not cause one at all, the potential for a problem is there. If the committee to revise the constitution does not change candidacy requirements, then students should keep the. other committments of candidates for office in mind while voting. · There are other matters which the committee will discuss for revision. The .J:ime of -elections, and the vote counting procedure will be studied and possibly revised. Some duties of officers will be rewritten for the sake of clarity. These changes make sense and we'll go along with whatever the committee recommends, since these issues are in line with SGA's role as leaders. In the current statement of duties, and the Judiciary Board policy, however, the current Constitution allows some students to transcend the role of leadership. It raises some students to authority positions above their own peers. One must question the whole purpose of Student Government if it allows this. When the revised edition of the SGA Constitution comes to the student body for a vote, it should be unconditionally rejected if the holder of any position is given the power to transcend leadership and become an authority. · Student Government is of and for the students, it must never be placed above them. . ·.~ 1·1 , . , •,, .. , . • ~ •.
Loquitur reporter Detsy Lynch asks, "What do you think about the Berrigan issue?"
What do you think? Dave Milburn, junior I don't think what they did was right. You can't fight violence wi~h violence.
Terri McGovern, senior General Electric has more than one blueprint. Rationally, I don't think it really solved anything.
Olivia Pettengill, senior It is apparent that the Plowshares Eight firmly believed that they did the best thing in upholding moral rights of citizens who do not believe in the promotion of war, or weapons. However, our society has laws to protect the civil rights of its people. The Plowshares Eight violated these laws and thus should be dealt with accordingly.
Joanne DiFelice, s.enior There's a right way and a wrong way to handle a situation and I think this way was definitely wrong. These people stood for their beliefs and I give them credit for that, but I feel they could have dealt with the situation in a more constructive and less destructiv e manner.
Sister Bernadette, campus ministry It's such a controversial issue , it's hard to comment on it. I respect anyone who follows their cpnsdence.
Marianne DeMaria, junior What they did was right, but they could have done it m a less destructive way-picketing, etc. I don't think a priest should be prosecuted.
of the activities I'm involved m coincide with the news. Another part is due, I agree. to laziness . But if Cabrini students are politically unaware, and I think they are, it is also due to the fact that there never seems to be any in-class discussion of current events Here is a prime example. When John Lennon was shot to death last Decemby ber. despite comments from stunned students. not one of m), instructors was willing to discuss this tragic event in class. The death of Lennon was imoortant fo1 Joyce Patitucci several reasons. First. because he was part of a move ment that has changed the worla · :-econdly, because As both a collegiate journalist and a student, I was of his smcere campaigns tor peace: and th1rdl}. more impressed with the February 20 issue of Lo- because his death aroused mterest in the issue of gun control. Other skipped-Over issues include Ronald quitur than with any other that has been printed smce I joined the staff last year. What made the issue so im · Reagan 's cutbacks, destined to affect financial aid, pressive was that Loquitur devoted ample space to the l!.S.-Iran agreement, and any other e\ent that occurred off Cabrini's campus. world and national issues. For some reason, perhaps One should not have to take a history of pol1t1cal due to classes and activities, resident students seem science course to be able to discuss politics in a to be uninformed about the things that happen outside this ·campus. And while whichever member of the Lo- classroom. I believe that man), not all instructors at this college are guilty of concentrating on the quitur staff who ran the survey for issue 8 found that academics and forgetting that there will be no place Cabrini students are, for the most part, patriotic, perhaps a more important issue to raise is "Are you for them if the world blows itself up tomorrow. And this is more likely than ever to occur if students don ·1 politically aware?" I personally know that I am very uninformed wh_en keep themselves abreast of things and take the initiait comes to national and international news, an ig- tive to start an in-class discussion once-in-awhile. We're never going to know what to do after we leave norance that has grown worse since I became a resithis little resort town until we learn what 's domg in dent last fall. Part of this is due to the fact that many the real world. And I hope that Loquitur does its share in the future by turning out more issues like the eighth
Letters Vandals on campus
Dear Editor: I would like to comment on the vandalism that almost destroyed the mural painted by Eileen Slat~ tery, during the weekend of2-21-81. It is hard to imagine that anyone from the campus community could be so destructive towards something that took so much energy, time and talent to create. The question that is going through my mind is "Who did it and how could they get away with it without being seen"? It is scarey to think that people with such destructive tendencies are loose around us. I think the time has come for all of us to be more aware of the people we see lurking on our property. If it was outsiders who defaced the mural, then they don't belong here and our job as concerned students is to see that they don't destroy again . ' · ' MARY 'C. GOLDNER
Loquitur Cabrini College Member of the Associated Collegiate Press Published bi-weekly during the school year by students of Cabrini College, Radnor, Pennsylvania 1908Telephone 215-687-2100 ext. 4- _ Subscr,ptron price is included in bene/i1s secured by tuition and studem Jee Subscription by moil is $4 per year Second doss postage is paid at Wayne, Pennsvluama J908- .
Editor in Chief: Jim Lawlor New Editor: Denise J. Terifay Assistant News Editor: Tamra DiMarino Features Editor: Mary C. Goldner Assistant Features Editor: Jeanne Proko Opinions Editor: Regina O'Leary Assistant Opinions Editor: Lisa Potter Arts/Leisure Editor: Kathleen Brust Assistant Arts/Leisure Editor: Joyce Patitucci Sports Editor: Diana Mcsweeney Assistant Sp-0rtsEditor: Maureen Carroll Photography Editor: Maryann Ribick Staff: Connie Aiello, Pam Clark, Maria Cedrone, Mary Collins, Kathy Daly, Marianne DeMaria, Judy Hammett, Debbie Jablonski, Joe Kravitz, Kitsy Humes, Florence Lania, Bernadette Lynch, Rosemary Lynch, Kathy McCartney, Debbie O'Connor, Olivia Pettengill, Jeanne Pilcicki, Alice Solinsky, Meg Slook, Al Salmieri, Monica Woods, Mike Spinelli, Teresa Collins Adviser : Jerome Zurek
B.A. department considers new proposals BY ROSEMARY LYNCH The business administration department at Cabrini wants to strengthen the college's requirements for a B.S. degree . Currently to receive a degree in business at Cabrini , 39 required credits in Business Administration are necessary. With the new proposal the amount of credits needed for a degree will be raised to 57. If the academic council approves the new requirements, they will be instituted in the fall of 1981. They will apply to the current freshman class, all incoming classes, all transfers, and continuing education students admitted in September, 1981. Students will be asked to state their selection of a business administrati on major before _ijieend of their first year . They will be ad:mitted to the business administration department at the beginning of their junior year, provided they
have a minimum 2.5 grade point average in at least six business courses. Edward Christ, assistant professor in business administration, feels, "The new requirements give students a real opportunity to do a lot of things if their base studies are decided in freshman year." Mr . Christ, with Dr. Joseph Romano, vice-president for Academic Affiars, have set ·up a sample schedule for students of business administration beginning with their freshman year. Mr . Christ commented, "Our goal is to mold a program that has a business progression from the first to the fourth year." There. will be no change in the 46-49 credits that make up the general education requirements. Students can still take nine or ten courses as free electives; however , they will be urged to use these electives to expand their
business skills. Christ stated, "Computer Science courses will be encouraged as electives to give the student a feel for the highly computerized business world." One of the areas that will be concentrated on is accounting. New courses in intermediate, cost, and administrative accounting will give students background in all aspects of accounting. Mr. John Remley, accounting instructor, stated, "The new courses will prepare the business major better for the working world. With the stronger math background, which unfortunately most people lack, our students will be one step ahead." Present sophomores, juniors, and seniors are expected to meet
set forth in the
1980-81 Cabrini Catalog for a busi-
ness degree. However, the business department plans to place them in as many new courses as possible to better prepare them for graduation. Joe Kravitz, a junior business major, said, "I'm glad to see the change occur but I'm caught in the transition. I think our business instructors are doing a great job in trying to establish a sound program." Freshman Brian Jensen feels, "Since business is new at Cabrini I'm glad they are trying to improve. Debi Lynch , freshman, added, "With higher standards of learning I'll learn a great deal more. As a freshman I'll have enough time
to meet the requirements.'' Junior, Frank Sirch thinks the changes have been needed for a long time. He stated, "The new program will give Cabrini a better reputation in the business - world and will help business majors face problems in their careers with the necessary basic knowledge." A program for business minors has also been set up requiring 21 credits. Any student with a misunderstanding as to whether they will meet the requirements should get in touch with Mr. Christ. The new program expects to expand a student's business skills and liberal arts backgound in an extensive way. The success of this program will mean success in each student's individual business ventures.
Kappa selects its new members
Art Dep. installs two new programs BY DIANA McSWEENEY The board of trustees of Cabrini College unanimously approved the addition of two new majors , studio art and arts administration, to the Fine Arts program. Mrs. Adeline Bethany, chairperson of the fine arts department, recently expressed her delight with the board ;s decision . "This was completely my baby, which began very simply as a discussion over lunch with Dr. Sicoli, who formerly taught music . When you get an idea like this you have to move on it." In addition to this discussion Bethany cited an article in the New York Times which effectively summarized the need for these sort of programs. They were developed ... in response to what is called an increasing demand for skilled leadership of institutions that present the arts to the public .'' The basic nucleus for these programs has been present for quite some time . "The idea was temporarily shelved when Sister Salesia, former head of the fine arts department, was re-assigned due to ill health," said Bethany. "Since this has been my first year as chairperson we've more or less had to play it by ear ." The studio arts major would in-
corporate painting, drawing, and design. The emphasis would be on applied studio skills in different mediums . In painting for instance, that would mean oils, acrylics and water colors . There would be required courses in basic design, print making and art history as well as related electives. The arts ad'ministration major is inter-disciplinary, combining performing and visual arts, business administration and English. "The purpose of arts administration," said Bethany , "is to provide for those students who have a genuine interest in the arts and to add to those courses an administrative component that will prepare students for careers in managerial positions in organizations devoted to the arts." Bethany had contacted the University of Wisconsin, which is one of the leaders in this field, and working with 'them and the Association of Arts Administration Educators developed a viable program for Cabrini. There will be internships offered in both majors. The University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania has already agreed to accept an intern, and Bethany is working on the possibility of an internship with the Philadelphia Orchestra Association.
Survey results released
BY DENISE TERIFAY The results of a recent SGA survey were discussed at the food committee meeting held on February 17. Concerning breakfast, students requested more bagels and said that they liked the cakes and donuts. One problem with lunch is that students have classes on Monday and Friday from 11:10 to 1:45 and don't have much opportunity to eat. A solution being discussed is lengthening the lunch on Mondays and Fridays and cutting it on other days. Another complaint is coming from student teachers who claim that their lunches are redundant. The problem is that there is a number of people on the list who never come to pick up their lunch. The
solution is to have the students come a l_ittle earlier, give them a choice of what they want for lunch and make it while they wait. It is important to note that some official notification is necessary for student teachers, internships, etc., so that a student's name will be placed on the lfst for a lunch. There are forms available for anyone who needs one. The doors to the cafeteria cannot be opened earlier because of budget, but it is possible to change the dinner time to make it earlier. Ifs up to the school. Finally, Sister Sharon Morano, dean of students, suggested that parties be kept to Friday nights so that the maintenance people can come in to wax the floor and clean up after the party.
BY MARY GOLDNER Kappa Sigma Omego, Cabrini's service organization, held interviews and selections last month on new membership. A committee was set up within the organizatio .n for recruiting, interviewing and tallying prospective applicants. The system used to select applicants consisted of scoring them in the following categories: personality, appearance, response to questions, experience and the reason why they want to be on Kappa. Questions ranged from locations of specific offices and departments to situation questions. Terri Hundermark, vice-president of Kappa, said that there was no set format of selection . The committee followed procedures used last year. The selection committee headed by Hundermark, included Terri Ganley, Secretary; Gar Wietecha,
treasurer; Maryann Ribick, past president; Connie Aiello, senior; Marge Rodrique, junior, and Carter Craigie, moderator of the group. The committee met for three days of interviewing. The accepted applicants were those receiving the highest scores. "Carter Craigie was present for one day of voting, but his scores were not used in the final tallying, said Hundermark. Twenty-five new members were chosen: fifteen freshmen, five juniors and five sophomores. "I think the committee was trying to handle things the best way possible. It was fair, but I was a little surprised Kappa members were not notified of those selected. I had no idea, I just voted and handed the ballot in, " said Connie Aiello, senior. When asked if there was -any controversy surrounding the selection process and those chosen,
Hundermark responded, "No, except for the fact that one person was upset because Carter urged her on to apply and she did not make it. The same problem occurred last year." · Hundermark continued, "As far as I know there are no problems . We have decided not to compromise our decision because people will lose respect for us and the organization." Kappa has grown from thirt y members, to forty, to compensate increasing enrollment at Cabrini. "I only had the opportunity to sit in on one interviewing session due to other commitments and at this time I had no knowledge of who was chosen ," said Craigie. Hundermark concluded that there were some problems in the balloting due to people not meeting their responsibilities about showing up to interview.
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Aid 1n choosing a career BY MEGSLOOK You're a Junior who has studied for three years in a prospective major but now you can't decide on a job. Perhaps, you don't have any particular job in mind. If this is the case you are not unlike many of your peers but now all that can change with a little help from Arlene Kesselman. Kesselman feels that many students are unaware of the facilities available to them. As a result she has offered to interview all juniors and try to reveal their options. "The interviews are to help students through the research of career goals and to inte.rpret their interest tests as they pertain to the student's future plans," Kesselman said. "An assessment of their occupational interest is necessary." Kesselman expects to interview approximately 85 percent of the juniors before the end of spring sem_ester. Various library resources · can aid a student in realizing job possibilities within his major that may not have occurred to him otherwise. The library in the Rudy Kooyman Counseling Center is full of audio-visual equipment which explains every facet of a particular career. The equipment includes such topics as: job hunting, public speaking, business and women at_ work. In addition, stu-
• dents can study charts which pre- will be held Apr. 25. dict the availability of certain jobs Often reading and researching in the future. Booklets explaining about careers isn't enough. the responsibilities of careers from insurance to technicians line · Perhaps, the best solution for you the shelves. The annual reports of is to jump right in and work. A large portion of Kesselman's time companies are also available to is spent in setting up internships the students. These resources and summer jobs. She feels it is should reassure students that they important to get work experience are not stuck in one particular job because many students have not category. "It is done in the junior had any previous experience in year so that changes can be made their prospective fields. and avenues of growth are still Companies and businesses often available," Kesselman said. hold on compus interviews for All this research not only offers Cabrini students. Internships are you a career it also enables you to available throughout the year in decide whether or not to attend diverse areas. In addition, there is· grad school. In fact, grad school a bulletin board full of job openmay be justwhatyou need. Kesselings on a part-time or full-time man believes, "Many majors are basis in professional, nationwid€ limited in their scope and the ex- and federal positions. tent a person can go profes- · After you've finally decided on a sionally." For this reason Kessel• career there is a certain technique man views grad school as a necesneeded to obtain it. Many people sity for certain majors. fail to obtain a job simply because Grad school catalogs can be they use thE: wrong approach. ·1n found in the library. These the present-day job competition catalogs including schools the ability to write a good resume' throughout the nation contain and have a good interview is a nehelpful hints on obtaining financ 'ial cessity. _ In response to this need aid for tuition. The Millers' various workshops have been Analogy test for ent~ring grad scheduled. On Mar. 10, 17, and 24 school are held periodically in the resume' writing and interview area. Test booklets containing skill workshops will be held On sample tests and test forms _can be Mar. 19 a workshop for paralegal found in the libr.iry as well as a list training will be held in Sacred of testing locations. The next test Heart.
Cabrini loves the soaps BY KATHLEEN BRUST Have you ever heard this ... "GH, it's time for GH !" When you hear that cry don't stand in anyone's way , you could find yourself in imminent danger. For those who don't know, GH is "General Hospital, " a popular ABC soap opera. "It 's 12:30, I have to go." "Do you have a class?" "Oh, no! I have to see who destroyed Delia ' s Crystal Palace ." Del\a is another character from an ABC soap opera "Ryan's Hope ." Or have you ever overheard this conversation in the ' lounge, cafeteria or one of your classes? "Did Devon jump off the ledge?" "No, Betsy and Wally talked her back in." "Ellen wants to have her put in the hospital to cure her alcoholism , but Devon doesn't want to leave Bonnie." "To make matters worse for Ellen, Mark saw Paul and Ellen talking in the hospital and now Mark is jecalous." Of course this conversation sounds as if these people were known intimately by the speakers. Well, they are, but only as characters in an afternoon soap opera . If you have heard conversations like this before you might have thought they were talking about real people. There is a strange phenomenom which takes place every afternoon. There is an exodus by housewives, college students, anyone who has access to the soaps to television sets every afternoon. The big question is why? Why do you watch soap operas? Why do you get so caught up in them? In the book "Television and
·Human Behavior" by George Comstock, Steven Chaffee, Nathan Katzman, Maxwell Mccombs and Donald Roberts there is an explanation for why soap operas are so popular. The book says that "Early radio research discovered that oqe motive for listening to soap operas was a desire to learn how to solve problems and how to behave in difficult situations." The book goes on to say that more recent research finds that the original findings concerning radio probably applies to the television soap opera as well, despite the fact that it is a different medium. Soap operas have changed greatly since their advent to television. They have really changed though, over the past few years. They are dealing with more controversial topics than ever before, and topics that are common to everyday life. There have been several studies done on the conten t of daytime soap operas. Dr. Ramsdell spent more than 600 hours watching eight soap operas by a single network. This study took place during 1971-72.This total number of hours is not out of line with the viewing habits of the typical soap fan. Ramsdell's findings were that illegitimacy is common with soap families. Abortion does occur but it is always surrounded by controversy. Divorce is common and death is open and realistic . Some couples live together before marriage. Senior citizens are part of family sturcture. World and national problems are beginning to be considered , but not to any great extent as of yet. Juvenile delin-
quency is an essential ingredient of action, and social drinking is all a part of life. · Four main strands have been identified with soap operas. They are criminal and undesirable activity such as blackmail, murder, rape and illegal drug traffic. Social problems such as business difficulties, drugs, alcoholism and illegitimate children. Medical developments include mental . illness, pregnancy and physical disabilities. The area of romantic and marital affairs is probably the largest of the findings among soap operas. This includes such things as marriages in trouble, divorces and annulments, marriage infidelities, new romances and impending marriages. Most people watch the soaps for purely entertainment value. But there can be no denying that you can become caught up in their story lines. Rosemarie Heiss , Junior, watches the CBS soap opera "The Guiding Light" whenever she can. Heiss says that she realizes that they are trash but she watches it anyway. "Although I feel sympathy for the characters sometimes," Heiss says, "I really don't identify with them . 1 don't live for the soap operas but I know that there are some people who do ." Lisa Fitzgerald , Junior, says that the stories do not really reflect the real world. "These people are fooling around with their ex-husband's present wife's exhusband and everyone remains friends. Fitzgerald said , "That boggles my mind !"
Solid performances BY KATHLEEN BRUST There is more to this movie than Paul Dietrich is a man driven by just boy meets girl, loses girl and a desperation to win. Heidi is a gets her back. There is also a bit of promising young pianist whose . intrigue which helps to keep the ambition is supplied by her movie interesting. The teacher of a hardbitten, cynical teacher, young pianist from the Soviet Greta. Together Paul and Heidi Union defects and holds up the enform the competition, the basis of . tire competition because the little the Rastar, William Sacheim girl is too upset to play. Production of "The Competition ." . "The Competition" is a good "The Competition" stars movie. It is highly entertaining Richard Dreyfus as Paul, Amy with some extremely good perIrving as Heidi and the redoubtaformances to make it memorable . ble Lee Remick as Heidi's teacher, Dreyfuss runs the gamut of emoGreta . tions in this movie. He is funny and Paul wants to become a concert at times he is hostile. He gives you pianist. He has been trying to gain a real feeling of what Paul is all recognition by performing in com- about. He is charming and yet petitions throughout the country. there is a thread of steel that spurs Paul begins to question his dream on his driving ambition. after gaining only third place in a This is the first time I have ever competition in Cincinnati. He con- seen Irving. I found that while her siders leaving the idea of becom- performance was good, she lacked ing a concert pianist behind and a certain vitality that would have decides that it might be better for given her character a little more his family if he got a job. life. Before taking a job as a piano Remick is very good as Greta. teacher with the public school She gives her character enough system Paul decides to try just one life to be believable and enough bit more competition, The Hillman to be almost unlikeable. Remick is Competition in San Francisco very convincing as Heidi's where he meets Heidi, again. teacher . She is her student ' s ambiHeidi and Paul had met at -tion and her drive. Greta is world another competition a few months wise and cynical. Remick makes earlier . Heidi was under the im- you believe this. pression that Pau-1 had been " The Competition" is not one of definitely interested in her at that the greatest movies that I have time, so she is very confused when ever seen . It is however very good he nearly ignores her in San Fran- and very entertaining. The music cisco. that was ghost-played during the Paul has virtually ignored Heidi actual competition was really inbecause he is afraid that becoming credible . This is just a good movie involved with her would break liis and one that most people would enconcentration. joy . .
Campus ministry sponsors christian Stephens show BY DEBBIE JABLONSKI A peaceful, joyful atmosphere was felt in the Mansion lobby when the Campus Minis t ry Association sponsored a Christian concert performed by ''Christian Stephens. " Group members, Robert Stephen Miller and Michael Christian Shaw, are graduates of Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA. The group got started while they were praying for the people around them who needed help and guidance from God. During their senior year, after praying, they began to write songs. "We could never sing before , but after writing 35 songs we entered into a Gospel contest and won," said Shaw , "this is how we really got started." "We sing to spread what we believe," said Miller. "We are commissioned by God to spread the Gospel by song ." Most of their music dealt with the need for Jesus in our lives and His relationship with us . Michael and Robert believe that their songs are "direct reflections of their daily talks with the Lord Jesus Christ" and that they "have been inspired directly by Him." The music performed was mellow however at times did seem a little loud. The upbeat tempo and lively attitude taken by the performers allowed the audience to relate to the meaning behind each song. "Their unique style brings the message of Christ to a level which
anyone could understand ," said Maria Gentile, junior. The concert was sponsored as a pre-Lenten celebration . Donna Poley, treasurer and co-ordinator of the event, said "This event was something that we, the Cabrini community and friends, could enjoy . This concert was one definite way to show our faith is alive and real." · A reflection attitude taken by the group allowed the audience to reflect on their songs and the meaning of what role God plays in their liv~s. one specific theme of the Lenten season. "This was one of the best ways for a christian to renew his faith and for a non-christian to accept the Lord ," said Gentile. "Christian Stephens" does not just play to college audiences . They perform at prisons, nursing homes, and churches. When playing at a prison , the most joyful moment for these two young men is to see someone who has never accepted Christ final admit to himself that he needs Jesus. "Our love for the Lord permeates all that we do and bas filled us with the desires to share our faith and glorify his name," states the group. The mood of the audience seemed to set the hopes of a Lenten program. These hopes are to have people reflect on the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ and how that, this most glorious event, affects one's life.
•• ROBERT STEPHEN MILLER AND MICHAEL CHRISTIAN SHAW perform their gospel oriented songs at a free concert sponsored by campus ministry on March second in the Mansion. (Photo by Debbie Jablonski)
'Mostly Opera Quartet' brings music to life BY MARYANN RIB ICK
Music is the universal la nguage, or so many people often say. The recent concert of the Mostly Opera Qµartet at Cabrini proved this true. Opera selections performed by the group transcended their native languages. Through the narration of Dr. Carl Suppa, artistic director for the group, even those in attendance who were unfamiliar with the knowledge of the French and Italian languages understood the meaning of the selections. Dr. Suppa told the story and the vocalists
brought it to life. Baritone Alan Wagner swelled the Mansion with "The Impossible Dream" from "The Man from LaMancha." Feelings of romance captured the hearts of the audience when soprallo, Linda Pellegrini and tenor Walter Rinaldi performed "Love Me Tonight" from "The Vagabond King" and the playfulness of"Carmen" resounded when mezzosopran .o sang "Habanera." The accompaniment of Suppa on Cabrini's Steinway accented the fine performance of the vocalists .
Duets fr om Offerbach's "Contes D' Hoffman," Rossini's "II Barbiere Di Siviglia," Puccini's "Tosca" and "La Boheme," and Bellini's "Norma" demonstrated the beauty of interacting voices. The trio from Verdi's "Aida" portrayed a musical scene of magnificence. Solos from such operas as Puccini's "Madama Butterfly," and Lioncavello's "Mattinata" spotlighted the beautiful voices of the individual singers . The afternoon was truly one of fine opera
SOPRANO LINDA PILLEGRINI and tenor Walter Wagner, .perform the duet " Perche Chiuso" from Puccini's
"Tosca." (photo by Maryann Ribick)
'Children Of A Lesser God'
A language of love goes beyond wor~s
cate with both the audience and BY JOYCE PATITUCCI Boy meets girl and they fall in the cast. Bove will talk to Evans in love. I' 11bet you think you know sign-language, who will , in turn, the rest of the story. Fortunately , verbally repeat everything she for the sake of both love and the say's. theater, Mark Medoff was just a According to Davidson, one of bit more clever than your expecta- the problems he feared was that tions and mine and the result is a the play would almost become a Tony· Award winning pla y called game of charades for Frelich and "Children of a Lesser God. " John Rubinstein , who starred as "Children" is a play about a Sarah's teacher on Broadway. At teacher who falls in love w:th his times it dangles dangerously but gifted, but fiercely independent never enough to lose its mystical deaf student. Director -Gordon effect on the audience. Davidson Davidson, in a recent interview said , "We didn't know if we could with the Philadelphia Inquirer, do it, but it has worked wondersaid that the story itself is not fully." unique. "Mixing talk and sign Not only will the cast of the prodlanguage is what's unique," uction have to do without a dressDavidson said. "It is exciting because sign language is not ing room within the Forrest Theater, but they will have to do translation. It is a beautiful language, a theatrical form, on its without the services of their director as well. Davidson is now diown." recting Neil Simon's new play, "The The play, at the Forrest Theater Curse of Kulyenchikob," and is the until March 21, will star Linda executive producer of the film verBove and Peter Evans while in sion of "Zoot Suit," . currently being Philadelphia. Bove is a longtime member of the National Theater of shot in Los Angeles. Davidson said the Deaf, and is herself a deaf per- he will pop in whenever his schedule allows. In his absence, son. Phyllis Frelich, who starred in the Broadway prod uction of the the company's stage manager will a nd hopefully maintain, play, was the first hearing im- assume, charge. paired actress to star on BroadA theater trip to see" Children of way. She won a Tony Award for a Lesser God" is being considered her perform ance as Sarah. Sa rah relies on sign language by the En glish/Comm un ica tions and faci a l expression to communi- Club at Cab rini.
MEZZO-SOPRANO BONITA BACHMAN performs "Habanera " from
the first act of "Carmen." (photo by Maryann Rikbick)
Summer theater scheduled BY PAM CLARK
Cabrini's theater director, Dan Perna, has some interesting plans for summer theater, including summer concerts , dance festivals, and 'An Evening Of Arts.' However , the most interesting of Perna ' s ideas are his plans to set up a "theatre-irHhe-round" in the Grace Hall courtyard. This project is scheduled to start at the end of May and will include three to four programs. "It will consist of drama , dance, whatever," Perna said. Perna also stated that the project was hard to get off the ground and that he is behind on it. When asked who was funding the
project , Perna said, "Anything in theater always pays for itself . I a1ways have an admission charge, such as for dance companies . Besides , there isn ' t too much money involved . Some artists are donating their time for these programs ." Perna pointed out that he isn't solely responsible for the summer theater . . "I work with other people ," he said. " Dr . Frank Saul is an advisor . Dr . Saul , Jan Buzbee and I work very hard in bringing quality entertainment to Cabrini College ." Other events scheduled for this summer include a number of sum-
mer concerts, a dance festival consisting of three io four regional ballet companies, and ' An Even ing of Arts ,' which will feature drama , voice, and piano . "A combination of arts ," as Perna put it. A Visual and Performing Ar ts camp is also in the works . Jt will be a summer camp program for the arts for children. Perna belie ves this will be successful, becau se " People want their children occupied ." When speaking of the diversified summer program, Perna said , " I think every college should utili ze what they have. It's good for the college and the community to work together ."
Nick Lowe highlights 'Rockpile' album BY JOYCE PATITUCCI
Most musicians, especially in rock music today, see the opportunity of a solo career as a true indication of success, creativity, and an abundance of talent. But when they are asked to produce an album for someone, especially of superstar status, they know that they have reached the epitome of their careers. It was for these reasons that I was both shocked and disappointed to hear that Nick Lowe took up with the likes of Dave Edmunds, Billy Bremmer, and Terry Williams to form Rockpile. But after a couple spins on the turntable, their debut album "Seconds of Pleasure" left me feeling a bit foolish. The reason I chose to focus on Nick "Cruel to be Kind" Lowe,
Elvis Costello's brilliant producer, is because the album almost entirely exudes him. It is difficult to label the album as far as style is concerned . The music is geared toward a fifties flavor of rock and roll, seasoned with the basics ' of today's newwave music. Lowe and Edmunds do the majority of the singing , and Lowe more than competently handles the guitar work . One of the strongest cuts from the album is "Oh, What a Thrill," a very fiftyish song on which Edmunds sounds quite a bit like the late Bill Haley. "If Sugar Were As Sweet As You" is cut from the same mold, but it is one of the few group projects, and probably the fastest song on the album. "Play That Fast Thing" is also
one of the better songs, and features the piano playing of Bremmer instead of the guitar . " Teacher, Teacher,'' the current single, is so much Nick Lowe that it belongs on his last album , "Labor of Lust." Nonetheless, it is a catchy, tight song featuring Lowe's unpretentious vocals and basic guitar chords, and lends to the high quality of the album. The lyrical content of the songs on "Seconds of Pleasure" are neither thought-provoking or trite , but the music is good and the quality consistent. It has a very subtle way of growing on you, another Nick Lowe talent, and while it is not an overwhelming LP, it is certainly one of the year's best and worth adding to your collection .
Taxpayers: beware of the ides of April BY OLIVIA PETTENGILL
Do you realize th'at we are already in the third month of the year? And you all know what month follows the current one. Of course, April! Now, try as you might to procrastinate, hide in the closet, or simply avoid it, that all important, unavoidable, national deadline is just a few weeks away. That's right, April 15, the deadline for filing income tax returns, is almost here. So, what are you waiting for? Oh, it's not as bad as you think. The first step is to obtain the proper forms, for both federal and state taxes, from the Post Office, if you haven't already received them. . There are two different federal tax
forms to choose from : 1040 (long properly account to the governform), or 1040A(short form) . Most ment all the income you received students use the 1040A short form, in the year of 1980. but if you are unsure about which The third step is to complete form to use, check the guidelines your forms, attach your W2 forms, on· page three of the IRS instrucand mail them to the state and tion booklet which comes with federal tax offices. On Wednesday, your forms. Feb. 18, at 1:00 p.m., the Business Each state requires filing of in- Club sponsored an Income Tax come tax returns and the form for Workshop, under the direction of your respective state can also be Mr . John Remley, accounting obtained in your local Post Office. instructor for the Business DepartThe second step to filing your ment. returns is securing W2 forms from Mr . Remley guided the attendyour employer(s) from the past ing students through each section year, which was 1980. You should of their tax returns and offered also get interest statements from suggestions, tips and advice to stuany savings accounts you have, d en ts who were encountering from your bank office. These are difficulties with their forms. statements which you must in- - Remley offers the followclude on your tax return in order to ing tips and guidelines for
Senator Joseph R. McCarthy is a name many people recognize from history courses. He was a man who was the center of attention concerning the uproar of Communism in the 1950s. His name is especially familiar to freshman, Karen Angeli. Karen's grandfather , William Hannon Spire, a former •·adio, television director and producer, was accused of McCarthyism and was eventually blacklisted. Blacklisting is an employer's privately circulated list of workers who are to be refused employemnt because they are reputed to hold 1 opinions or engage in actions contrary to the employer's interest. Like many others accused, Spire was blacklisted because of those he associated with. A good friend of his in particular, who was also accused, was writer Dashiel Hammett. Hammett was one of the main characters depicted in the movie "Julia." In 1950,McCarthyism burst upon the country and soon poisoned political discourse, disrupted parts of the civil service and impaired public confidence in the executive branch of the government. He charged that the State Department was emploving 57 Communists .
There was an mvesugat10n filed and it was found that all charges concerning Communism were false . Not only were people in the Stale Department watched by the Committee, Hollywood was also checked upon . They had a list of people and they checked every studio, going through the list of every single person on the payroll in every single department. After being blacklisted, Spire had a difficult time getting his scripts published. It seems that Spire had begun his career in 1929 producing and directing a radio show. By 1940, he became the chief of writers for CBS. Even though he was blacklisted for a time, he did eventually win an award in 1962 from the Writer 's Guild for best script for the television series , "The Untouchables. " Although Spire was Karen ' s grandfather, her mother's father , she never met him. He divorced her grandmother, and after that he married June Havouc, the actress and sister of Gypsy Rose Lee, in 1948.
"He never knew we were alive. He didn't keep in touch with the family," Karen said firmly . She looked away and then returned her gaze. "I really have no feelings towards him ."
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On the flight from Athens to America, Kanaras was given her first American food - a Hersey bar . After arriving at J .F .K. International Airport in New York, Kanaras' first task was " to learn to wave American rather than European , like this , " a s s he showed me motioning with her palm inward inst ead of outward . About two years later, Kanaras became a Unit ed States citizen at
BY MAUREEN CARROLL
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the Census Bureau - section A - use your permanent home address if you wish the revenue sharing to be applied there. 6) If you had more than one job in 1980, add the total wages from each W2 form and put that total on the tax return . 7) If you have a savings account, obtain an interest income statement (1099 INT) from your bank and add that to your total of earned income on the tax return. 8) If you are on work-study, you must attach your W2 to the state tax return, but you needn't add it to the federal form, since federal taxes are not taken out. 9) If you live out of state, check your state 's guidelines for workstudy , etc.
Kanaras proud of greek roots
was blacklisted writer BY JEANNE PROKO
students who did not attend the workshop : 1) Complete a sample· form in pencil first , to make corrections easier. Keep that as your copy and send a good copy, completed in ink, to the income tax office. 2) Claiming yourself as an exemption does not affect your parents claiming you as a dependent, as long as you are a student for at least five months of the year. 3) Use your permanent home address, not your school address . This way you will automatically receive forms in the mail at home next year. 4) If you are a full time student, this is your occupation, even if you have a job as well. 5) In filling out the section for
"I was brought up in a modern American household accented with old Greek traditions ," stated Liz Kanaras , a sophomore English /Communications major here at Cabrini. The confident air with which she lounged in a hard-back chair during the interview was indicative of a pride which could no mere be taken away from her than the chair by pulling it from under her . Born in Athens, Greece on Jan . 4, 1961, Kanaras came to the United States 11 months later. Unable to have children , her parents, Mr. George Kanaras, senior insurance adjustor for General Motors, and Mrs. Helen Kanaras consulted their priest who told them that there were many babies in Greece who had no parents and needed a good home. Mr . and Mrs. Kanaras flew to Greece for the explicit purpose of finding a child who would make them happy. They arrived at an orphanage in Athens and chose a five-month-old baby girl whom they would later call Elizabeth. However, it took the Kanaras ' six months before their baby could be allowed into the United States. Special legislation needed to be passed in order for her to be allowed into the country. So General Motors executives and senators pulled some red tape and a special amendment was signed permitting Kanaras and other children into the United States.
three-years- old. Since that time, she has resided in Drexel Hill with her parents and grandmother, Mrs. Angelica Poulos. Kanaras attended Drexel Hill Elementary School, Drexel Hill Junior High School and Upper Darby High School. The Kanaras family keeps many old Greek traditions. Belonging to the Greek Otrhodox Church, the Easter season is the most important feast throughout the year and
Mcsweeney faces challenge school student a little extra something and sells the schools strong points. It also adds as a supplement to the school's catalog. The purpose of the first two issues last semester was to attract high school seniors, whereas the
BY FLORENCE LANIA
Diana Mcsweeney, a senior English/Communications major, is doing a practicum in public relations for the admissions office. Her job is to put together a newsletter from start to finish. "The main purpose of this newsletter, which was started two years ago, is to get across to high school seniors how Cabrini students really feel about Cabrini," said Frank Willard, admissions counselor. This newsletter is sent out twice a semester to promising high school seniors. The first issue of this semester will highlight features such as Kappa, the new student center, and spring programs . McSweeney's job is to gather all the information and lay it out. "Distribution of this newsletter is 1,500," says Willard. He also feels that this newsletter gives the hi~h
"Diana is coming along very we// and, most importantly, is planning ahead."
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a time when these old tradtition s are carried out. A 40-day period of fasting, which means eating no meats, dairy products or oil, is to prepare for Christ's resurrection. The dinner consists of lamb, Greek bread, Greek wines and baklava, a pastry of thin dough wrapped around nuts and a honey coating. Kanaras belongs to the " Maids of Athens ," a Greek sorority for high school and college-aged girls who raise money for charities such as Cooley's anemia and St. Basil's Academy in New York , an orphanage for children of Greek descent. Here at Cabrini , Kanaras was treasurer of the freshman and sophomore classes and is pres ently a member , of the English /Communications Club . As to why she chose Cabrin i, she commented, "I loved the hor ticultural aspect of the college. It had the courses I wanted and was in the area ." Someday, Kanaras would like to be involved in some aspect of publishing . She has already begun a book about her college years. But her most important dream is to return to Greece . With relatives from her father's side in Saarta and from her mother's side in Corinth, Kanaras wants to go back not only because of its ancient beauty and historical significance, but primarily because, as she put it, "I'm dying to go back to my roots."
purpose of the March and April issues is to get those interested students to enroll. When Willard was asked about McSweeney's progress he said, "Diana is coming along very well •
and most importantly is planning ahead ." Mcsweeney feels that this practicum is a challenge. When asked how she felt about it she said, "It isn't what I expected it to be but my background has helped a great deal." Mcsweeney feels that after having two years of journalism, she has a good idea on what questions to ask her sources. She is also determined to meet her deadline and see that the two newsletters for this semester will be sent out on time. When Mcsweeney was asked about her future plans she said, "I can't say what the future has in store for me although my experience in this type of work will look good on a resume . This. job allows you to use your creativity as well as being disciplined." I
Nine ·students selected to 'Who's Who' BY THERESA COLLINS Nine seniors were selected as members for Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. Those selected were: Maurene Burns, Connie Aiello, Tanya Nelson, Kathy Brust, Kathy Daly, Mary C. Goldner, Detsy Lynch, Olivia Pettengill, and Maryann Ribick. These students were chosen for their scholarship ability; participation and leadership in academic and extra-curricular activities; citizenship and service to Cabrini and the community; and finally for their potential for future achievement. These qualifications
are determined by the National Who's Who Office. Both faculty and students can nominate seniors they deem eligible for this honor. Any student who receives at least one nomination will be considered eligible for the election. Once nominated, students are asked to complete a one-page Curriculum Vitae which inlcudes student's academic honors and scholarships, services to the community and College, work experience, and future plans. The applications are then compiled into packets and a ballot sheet is attached for all full-time
faculty and administrators who have been at Cabrini for more than three years and seniors holding major offices in clubs and organizations to vote on. The results are tabulated by a percentage system and approximately 10% of the senior class (8-10 students) is selected. According to Jo Harris Brenner, Assistant to the Academic Dean, this is on target with the Who's Who range of students. She also noted that these students excel in all the major qualifications and not just one or two areas. Connie Aiello achieved many academic honors which include:
Phi Alpha Theta, Dean's List for 7 1/2 semesters, Lambda Iota Tau, the Society for Collegiate Journalists, and was a Bruchmann Scholar. Connie was an active participant in the Theater, Kappa Sigma Omega, Student Government, The English/Communication and History Club, and the Chorale Ensemble. She also served as a reporter and editor of the Arts and Leisure section of the Loquitur. As for her future endeavors she plans to work in the field of communications and hopefully receive her Masters degree and become a published author. Presently she is employed as an · intern at WCAU T.V. and Radio as a desk clerk assistant. MORE!
Tanya Nelson served on SGA as Social Activities Assistant and president of her junior and senior class. She is a member of Kappa, the graduation committee, and the Wigwam and Election committee. She was a member of the History club and served as president and also served as treasurer of the Black Student Union. She is also involved with P.S.E.A., International Club, and the Student Conduct Committee. Tanya also became coordinator of Cabrini's annual disco /fashion show. Tanya plans to go to graduate school to receive a degree in School Administration and hopefully become a principal. She presently has a job offer teaching second grade in the fall. Kathy Daly is a recipient of a Cabrini scholarship. is on Dean's List, is a member of Cabrini's Honor Society and the Society for Collegiate .Journalists. Kathy serves as features editor and co-editor of the Loquitur along with working on the senior section
FRONT: Tanya Nelson, Berna detle Lynch. Center: Kathy Brust, · Olivia ·Pettengill. A1ello, Maryann Ribick. Missing: Maureen Burns, Mary C. Goldner Kathy Daley.
of the yearbook. She is senior class commuter rep and serves on SGA and has also participated in I>.S.E.A. activities and Special Olympics. She has done substitute teaching for the Children's _School, writes for the Children's School, writes for Parents Education Newsletter, and developed an Early Childhood program for Headstart. Kathy intends to pursue a career as an early childhood teacher. Kathy Brust is on the Dean's List, is a member of Cabrini's Honor Society and is a recipient of an Academic Scholarship. She is presen.tly president of the Chorale Ensemble, editor of the yearbook, editor of the Arts/Leisure section of the Loquitur, and is a member of Kappa. Kathy's employment includes being a Computer write-up clerk for Yoest-Alpine, she is a writing tutor and is a stringer for a Suburban newspaper in Pennsauken, New Jersey. To achieve a Masters degree in education, a career in publishing , and to eventually teach writing are Kathy's future plans. Maurene Burns, Mary Goldner, Detsy Lynch, Olivia Pettengill, and Maryann Ribick were also recipients of the Student Service and Leadership Award. The general consensus of the recipients about being awarded this honor was excitement and a sense of honor. However, a few had hoped to be officially notified at Spring Convocation rather than just be the flyer from th e Academic Deans Office. All recipients will receive certificates at Spring Convocation · and their names will be listed in the Commencement program for the year. Thev will also be able to hav~ this as a ·reference service for future employment.
Intramural programs prov!de nocturnal. recreation
BY MONICA WOODS Cabrini's Intramurals Program is off to a very good start. According to Chris Collins, who is in charge of the program, both soccer and volleyball are really intense. "Everyone really wants to play, especially in volleyball," Collins said. "Some teams are even practicing on their own, as well as playing a game once a week. It's really good to see people getting involved ." The volleyball teams play every Wednesday evening. Each of the six teams has two team leaders, a male and a female. The team leaders, who were not picked for any particular reason, are there to inform their team of any changes in the :;:chedule, when they should meet, etc. The team leaders are as follows : Team 1: Sulamon Allyn and Debbie Jablonski; Team-2: Jeff Brun and Peggy Heffernan; Team 3: Saiful Bhuiyan and Terry Hundermark; Team 4: Brian Jensen and Terri Giudice; Team 5: Steve Brown and Regina O'Leary; Team 6: John Derham and Gail Downie. Volleyball playoffs will begin Wednesday, April 8. The two top teams will play each other in one game, which will be longer than the games presently being played. So far, Team 1 is undefeated. Most of those playing in the volleyball intramurals seem to enjoy it. "It's a lot of fun-," said freshman
Soccer BY KATHY McCARTNEY If you see a group of people kick-
DEBBIE LOGAN waits for return_during an intramural game. (photo by Bernadette -Lynch)
Steve Moon. "It breaks up the monotony around here." "I really enjoy it because all day long I sit in the classroom and I let out all my energy at night," Patty Abbot, freshman, said, "I like volleyball. I probably wouldn't be qualified for the varsity team, so this gives me a chance to enjoy a sport I like." · One player, freshman Dave Pilla, feels that some people are not putting enough effort into the volleyball intramurals. He enjoys
the games, but said that some people never bother to come to the games. "If the people show up, it will be good, but if they don't, then we might as well forget it," Pilla said. "If people sign up, they're obligated to come to the games." The majority of Cabrini's campus seems to like the volleyball intramurals. Participants and spectators alike look forward to enjoying themselves every Wednesday night.
ing a soccer ball around in the gym on Tuesday and Thursday nights, don't be alarmed, it is only the intramural indoor soccer teams playing soccer at its best. The intram.ural program is growing, indoor intramural soccer being an example of this expansion. Tehre are six teams consisting of both men and women who get together to play a fun game of soccer. The organizers of intramural soccer are Jeff Brun and Chris Collins. Brun said that the teams have six to eight players on each team . "We tried to divide the teams as evenly as possible," Brun said. "One man captain and one woman captain was appointed to each team." According to Collins, men's basketball coach John Dzik and they evenly placed soccer team members on the different teams while a lottery draw determined the placement of other students. Brun stated that the competition is pretty tight and the final scores are very close. Team no. 1 is in the lead by one point. Soccer intramural games are for both residents and commuters. ••ohe"ct>i'nhltft~r.'Steve Brown ·, said,
"The intramurals generate a lot of fun and interest in the student body . And at the same time the soccer players are keeping in shape during the off-season." Brown's only objection was the distribution of talent among the teams. "I think the talent could be more fairly distributed: women vs. women and men vs. men," he said. Brown also stated that there were many good women players citing Lisa Kostaneski, manager of the soccer team, as an example. "I think the girls are doing a good job," said John Yheaulon, member of team no. 1. "The soccer intramurals are great and very competitive." Terry Hundermark, member of team no. 3, also agreed that being involved in the intramurals is a lot of fun. She said, "It's a good exercise and everyone gets a chance to play, although at times the men can be aggressive." Brun and Collins plan on having playoffs in the program. The top two teams or maybe four teams will compete in the finals," Brun said. "The program has gone fantastically," Collins concluded. "It's a lot of fun. Everyone is taking it seriously. At the same time, we all have ·a· good time." ·
~8~--~----------------SP-orts StcirtinQ guard is team's asset BY MARY COLLINS Did you ever see a 5 foot, 5 inch, brown haired, blue eyed, special education aQd elementary ed major running around with a sweatsuit and sneakers? This description can only fit sophomore, Terri Leinenbach. Leinenbach is the starting guard on the Cabrini women's basketball team . Whenever Leinenbach isn't playing her recorder or drawing pictures for her elementary ed course you can usually find her shooting basketballs or dribbling down court in the gym. Leinenbach's past history in sports has helped her be a major asset to Cabrini women's Athletic Program. She went to Hillsborough High School in New Jersey and played for their basketball and softball teams for four years. Leinenbach believes "The women's basketball team has gone through a new transition because of their two new coaches, Mike Tenaglia and Jill Fausnaught." Leinenbach feels that since th_e new coaches have come to Cabrini
the tea m has mad e a maj or turn aro und . "Mi ke and J ill have a totally different philosophy than any other previo us coach that Ca b rini has had. T h ey are reteaching us the basics of basketball." "Our team is in last place in Division II but we are working on the fundamentals of the game and strengthening our own skills to help improve the team as a whole." ' "There seems to be a lot of spirit and enthusiasm on the team this year. We are pushing ourselves to become a team of unity. We work all out to help each other to overcome some of our weaknesses," Leinenbach said. Leinenbach 'has the highest shooting percentage and also -the high ,:st assists made this year. She commented on this by saying, "It doesn't really matter how many points you have as long as you get them with the help and support of the team. When asked ' about the team in general, Leinenbach paused for a
moment. " I fee l that the team is gr ea t and the help of this year's fres hm en has been a big boost for the tea m ." "Fresh man Eilee n Houston who I have spent much time with is an excellent player and next year she should see as much or more time on the court. I really enjoy working and playing with Eileen," said Leinenbach. Leinenbach feels that the women's basketball team is the most organized women's sport at Cabrini but there is still room for some improvement. "I think that more scholarships should be offered and most of all we really need to recruit new players. When talking to some of Leinenbach teammates they feel that Leinenbach is a big asset to the team, she's a good ball handler, a great shot, an excellent competitor , but most of all she is a good friend on and off the court. Leinenbach feels that the team would have a big boost if there were more fans supporting them at each game.
Cabrini's defense key to victory BY JOE KRAVITZ Valley Forge Christian College's Tom Mioni knows just how good of a player he really is. Bill Baker, headcoach of the Chr istian school is also aware that his 6'3" gua rd could have taken his talent to a larger college where all the pr essure would have not fallen solely on his shoulders. Despite the pressure, Mioni decided to take his act to V.F.C .C. on a daily basis. What Mioni has found after four seasons at Forge is that opponents in all shapes and forms have tried everything and anything possible to slow down his efforts to lead the Crusaders on to victory. In the latest adventures at Valley Forge, his opponent, Cabrini's Vince Mirabella, played what had to have been the best defensive game of his freshman year. Mioni was shut down to a mere 15 points, well below his 26.3 average. Efforts such as these are reasons why Cabrini College is ranked 10th nationally in the N.A.I.A. in defense. Defense is certainly the name of the game. Ray Young has learned this in the past season. Mike Bennett has always known it, and John Keating seems to play the game with the intention of handing in a strong defensive effort at the end of each contest. , Unfortunately, not all the Cavaliers are credited for contributing to such a defense that allows no more than 63 points per game on average . Why is it that when points are scored in the fashion that Robert Davis haS' scored of late, the jury seem to immediately question his ability to play d"efense? Granted, Davis will never perform defensively in the manner that some of his teammates do, yet Davis does make great efforts when they are in need . Davis admitted the following concerning his defensive style of play. "I have a lot to develop in the next few seasons as far as my man to man defense is concerned," he said. "However, I do feel that my ability to play zone defense is as good if not bette r than some of the defensive zone opponents tha t I have gone up agai nst." Wit h Cabr ini's na tionald efen=s ive ranking Dav is concluded, " Stats do speak for themselves. " Asst. coach Joe Kelly added , "Robert ' s defense was rather poor when he first began to play collegiate ball , yet one must expect this. You can 't expect an 18-year-old to walk into the gym and become a
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TERRI LEINENBACH , Sopho- . JOHN KEATING hits an easy layup in the Cathedral game . (phot o by more , is starting guard for the lady Katherine Humes ) Cavaliers . (photo by David Milburn )
ball hawk overnight. As long as he demonstrates the willingness to learn the defensive side of the game, I see no reason why he wouldn't develop into a fine allaround guard." With less than nine minutes remaining in the second half of the V.F .C.C. game, Davis stripped George Paradis, the Crusader playmaker, twice and converted both opportunities into points . This along with the job Mirabella, Bennet, and Keating perform _ed became a strong supporting cast for Ray Young . It seems that Dzik has a knack of getting more mileage out of a play er than one would expect. Playing probably the strongest mental and ·physical game that he ever has, 6'6" junior Ray Young produced 20 points along with a career high 22 rebounds . With five minutes remaining in the 68-68 deadlock, Cabrini slowed down the offense in hopes of stringing out a high percentage shot. Davis continually worked inside and out handling the playmaking duties with Keating and Mirabella . With only seven seconds remaining on the clock, Mike Bennett found himself with the ball just five feet away from giving the Cavaliers the victory at the buzzer . In his flight to the basket , however, he was fouled , thus set ting up two shots from the charity line . Bennett missed the first of the shots. Looking grimly towards the Cabrini bench he proceeded to step back into the frying pan and hit the second one. A slim 69-68 lead was · now on the side of Cabrini. One last shot was all the Crusaders had time for. Mioni got the ba11into the front court, he proceeded fo throw up a 30 foot desparation shot that hit the rim and fell short, giving Cabrini the hard fought victory. After · a few days layoff, the squad then came back in a Saturday afternoon game to defeat Cathedral College by a score of 87-62. The Cavaliers led this game right from the start. In hopes of not allowi ng the game to turn into a ru naw ay, Dzik utilized all of his players . Much to his liking, each playe r wa s re ady to contr ibute. John Kea ting lead the scoring pa r ade with 22 points . Mike Bennet t and Ra y Young chi pped in with 17 and 16 points apiece to ca rry the team to victor y. After these two satisfy ing results, the team was looking ahead to the Keys tone Athletic Conference Champion ships which were held this pas t weekend.
Tou-gh competition, l_ ack of support -Lady Cav's season BY DEBBIE JABLONSKI Game after game the · intense playing of the Lady Cavaliers has been shot down like a clay pigeon with a rifle. Every game the women play is played with great enthusiasm . However, this enthusiasm can cause problems in offensive and defensive playing. The Lady Cavaliers constantly left open holes giving the opposing teams many opportunities to score . By leaving deep gaps in the defense, the Lady Cavaliers allowed themselves to get behind in games and sometimes these gaps almost cancelled the opportunity for the women to get back in the game.
Although losing games seems depressing , not having suppor t from fans causes an even deeper state of depression. · The women play a very exciting game of basketball but why is there little support? Many of the people who come to the games are parents of the players. " Everyone likes to play to a packed house , " coach Mike Tenaglia said. "Traditionally more people follow men 's basket ball. This idea comes out of high school." Copipet ition for the Lady Cavaliers has been tough. In their game against Textile , Tenaglia said that although the team lost ,
they played relatively well . The ladies kept their composure which resulted in a moral victory. This game for the women was the best game played all year. Teamwork was seen at its best , although at times some players had their signals confused. With t his game the Lady Cavaliers showed they would be tough competition for any team . High scorers for Cabrini were Terri Leinenback with 14 points followed by Eileen Houston with 12 points . Tenaglia singled out Rosemary Di Giandomenica and Kate Connolly . as playing exceptionally well dur ing the game . The final score of the Cabrin i-Textile game was 53-76.
The Lady Cavaliers had two bright spots contained within their · days of struggle arid. depress.ion . The team instituted a new social activity which they hope to hold annually and the game against Rosemont wen t the way of the Cavaliers . Helen Goodwin , Women's Athletic Director, along with the coaching staff , planned a "parent/family" night gathering. After the Drexel game, families of the players gathered for refreshments in order that the team being a family idea be maintained . In their game against Rosemont , the women dominated the game . Coach Tenaglia sa id t hat ,t}le
Cavaliers were a better team . Since they were a better team he was allowed to play different play ers not normally given the oppor tunity to get into the game . With the playing of second string play ers, different options were given both offensively and defensively . The outcome of the game ·saw Cabrini beat Rosemont by a score of 78-57. By days of tough competition , the women 's record is now 5-9. ThE! tough competition for the Lady Cavaliers came from Ursinus , Drexel and Widener. The respec!iy~ scor es were 61-4p, 57-44, and 74-34.
1980-81 issue 09 Loquitur Cabrini College student newspaper, Radnor, PA 19087 March 9, 1981