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Volume 89, Number 2
Foods take center stage
Interim VP named Staff Report
<PM7NÅKMWN .QVIVKMIVL Administration at SCSU will have a new interim vice presiLMV\JMOQVVQVO2]VM Until a permanent vice president is found, the position will be taken over by Leonard ;QXXMT_PWPI[W^MZaMIZ[ of administrative experience for budget analysis, administra\QWVWXMZI\QWV[IVLÅVIVKMI\ a variety of higher education institutions. Before coming to St. Cloud, Sippel held positions such as vice president or associate vice president for ÅVIVKMIVLILUQVQ[\ZI\QWV at Pace University and the College of Saint Rose and Old Dominion University, senior vice president for corporate operations and chief operating WNÅKMZNWZ\PM6M_AWZS;\I\M Higher Education Services Corporation, and treasurer IVLKPQMN ÅVIVKQITWNÅKMZNWZ Mount Vernon Seafood LLC in Mount Vernon, Wash. Sippel graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with a bachelor of science degree in mathematics, economics and business administration. He went on to earn his master of business administration degree with MUXPI[Q[QVÅVIVKMIVLIKcounting from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Sippel Q[IT[WKMZ\QÅML\WJMIX]JTQK accountant in Virginia and Hawaii. According to a document released by SCSU, the job of the vice president is to provide “strategic leadership and oversight for St. Cloud State =VQ^MZ[Q\a¼[ÅVIVKQITJ]LOM\ary, human resources, security, safety, emergency, facilities and major contract service functions,” and that “the vice president is a member of the President’s Council and reports directly to the President Earl Potter.” The document also states that the responsibilities of the vice president include overseeing the budget. This includes $8 million in operating funds, $13.5 million in salary, and W^MZ UQTTQWVQV¹K]ZZMV\ capital projects” – a budget _PQKPKWUM[\WIJW]\ million. Over 135 employees combined with 75 student employees in various departments, including: business services, campus dining services, human ZM[W]ZKM[ÅVIVKQITIQLX]JTQK safety and the Husky Book[\WZMUISM]X\PMÅVIVKMIVL administration unit. Sippel will be taking the place of Steven Ludwig, who served as vice president of administrative affairs for seven WN PQ[aMIZ[I\;+;= Ludwig managed two major projects at SCSU while holding the position as vice president this spring, including the construction of the new $45 million ISELF building and the $14 million expansion of the National Hockey Center. President Earl H. Potter III praised him for his work on the National Hockey Center project, as well as his determination to come up with a solution to make the project possible. “Steve’s experience and wisdom have been important to our success,” Potter said. “His vision, his integrity, and his leadership have been essential. Without his contributions these projects would not be happening.” Ludwig announced his retirement earlier this year, which took effect at the end WN \PMIKILMUQK school year.
Eating the right foods might be on the minds of those who wish to stay healthy, but eating safely is the focus of the Food Microbiology Symposium. Arriving at SCSU this fall, the symposium will highlight the ever-expanding relationship between microbiological technologies and our everyday produce. These technologies are used to treat the food we eat to ensure it is safe for people to consume. Many people involved with food safety and microbiology industries will be attending, from food technology advocates, to quality assurance professionals, laboratory professionals, NICHOLAS SIMMONS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER
Hill/Case residents hall is under constrution. See a photo story of the rennovations on page three.
Iron Ranger loved by all John Russett NEWS EDITOR
Marty Sundvall was someone whom many loved. He was an active member of the SCSU community; from his days as a student and editor of the Chronicle to his work with the Athletic Department, KVSC and as a professor in the Mass Communication Department. Many shared their shock along with fond memories of Sundvall on Facebook when PHOTO COURTESY OF STCLOUDSTATE.EDU they learned of his <ZQXXÅZ[\JMOIVI[IVI[[WKQI\MXZWNM[[WZI\;+;= passing. KVSC’s in 1992. Facebook page has a number of comments remembering the life of someone who impacted many people. “Marty was the person that always made you feel in Joe Edmonds good spirits,” said ASST NEWS EDITOR Jo McMullen-Boyer, friend, former Michael Tripp inspired students and faculty alike durclassmate, and coling his time at SCSU, a trait that lives on as family and league of Sundvall’s friends mourn his passing. as well as the station <ZQXXÅZ[\KIUM\W;+;=QV!!_PMZMPM[\IZ\ML manager at KVSC. working in the Department of Human Relations and “He gave everyone 5]T\QK]T\]ZIT-L]KI\QWV0MÅZ[\JMOIVI[IVI[[WKQI\M a nickname.” professor. McMullen-BoySeveral key contributions were made by him when he er said when they served as the co-chair of the History Department on the were both in school +WTTMOMWN -L]KI\QWV[KPWWTJWIZLL]ZQVO\PMNITTWN For his contributions to the department and the univer- they had a good relationship while [Q\aPM_I[I_IZLMLN]TTXZWNM[[WZ[PQXQV During his time at SCSU, and throughout his life, Tripp he was editor of the Chronicle and she was known as an engaged activist. During his time at the worked at KVSC. =VQ^MZ[Q\aWN +ITQNWZVQI*MZSMTMaQV\PM![PM_I[ “We had a very SVW_VNWZJMQVO\PMÅZ[\QVTQVM\WLMKTIZMQVR][\QKM<PQ[ friendly relationcarried his political-minded attitude with him throughout ship between the his life. Chronicle and Tripp was responsible for organizing many rallies and KVSC. We were very competitive, ;MMTripp / Page 3 kind of old school
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SCSU hosts summer camp
Page 6 The Green Lake Boys Basketball camp took place this past week at SCSU.
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Sundvall shared his multitude of talents and passions with all those he came in contact with.
journalism,” she said, adding they were careful to hold their cards close. “When you saw Marty you had a good moment,” McMullen-Boyer said. Those moments were one unifying strand which ran through everyone he met, she said. There was also much more about Sundvall which McMullen-Boyer said she didn’t know and from the reaction from the listeners and those on Facebook she be-
gan to understand how many more worlds he was a part of and how many people he impacted, she said. Sundvall also worked as the computer stats specialist for football and men’s and women’s hockey at SCSU. “Marty was the heart of our stat crew at the National Hockey Center. His expertise with the statistical software, knowledge of the game and passion
for Husky hockey helped make the NHC stat crew one of the best in the WCHA,” said Tom Nelson, assistant director of Athletic Media Relations. “I really appreciate the dedication and effort that Marty put into his work. He made my job so much easier, which allowed me to concentrate on other areas on game night. Marty’s personality also made the press box
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Downtown Art Crawl
Online View video footage of the Downtown Art Crawl from June 15 online at www.universitychronicle.net
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those who knew Tripp had a chance to say a few _WZL[;\WZQM[WN PQUÅTTML Continued from Page 1 the room as people shared organizations to help the the many experiences and ÅOP\NWZ[WKQITR][\QKM5IVa memories they have had with him. people considered him a Mark Jade, former strong community leader. president of the Faculty Though many considered Association, made a point him a strong leader, many to comment on his reserved, also acknowledged he was J]\KWVÅLMV\VI\]ZM\PI\PM often private and reserved. often displayed at home and Tripp was born in QV\PMWNÅKM Inkster, Mich. in 1950. He “[Tripp] always made was born the seventh of 12 children. In 1954, his family a point that not everyone agreed with, but everyone relocated to Detroit where respected,” Jade said. he grew up. Jarrod Hall, SCSU Education was imporprofessor, expressed his tant to the Tripp houserespect for the way Tripp hold, as well as serving the was always a social justice community. Through his advocate. achievements in academ¹6M^MZ[\WXÅOP\QVOº ics, he graduated from St. Hall said, which was told to Catherine High School in him by Tripp frequently. 1967 with a scholarship The Tripp family is reto attend Michigan State questing donations instead University. There he reWN ÆW_MZ[WZOQN\[<PMa ceived his B.A. in 1970. He request the donations be then moved to California, made to the SCSU Foundaand received his M.S.W. in tion: We Are One Scholar1972. Tripp continued his ship Fund. This scholarship studies for many years, getsupports one student per ting his Ph.D. in 1981. year who demonstrates A memorial service was activism against racism. held for Tripp on June 7 The National Asian located in the Atwood Cas8IKQÅK)UMZQKIV?WUMV¼[ cade room. Everyone from students to staff, friends and Forum was also listed for organizations to which the family were invited to celfamily would like donations ebrate the life of an SCSU to be sent. This group is foXZWNM[[WZ\PI\PILQVÆ]cused on the advancement enced the lives of many. of social justice for AsianDuring the gathering 8IKQÅK)UMZQKIV_WUMV a microphone was passed and girls. from seat to seat, where
Sundvall Continued from Page 1 a better place to work on Friday and Saturday nights at the NHC. I will always have great memories of my time spent with Marty and we will certainly miss him,” Nelson said. Everything Sundvall was involved in showed a lot of accomplishment for someone who was just 46 years old, McMullen-Boyer said, citing the layout he did for Elaine Davis’ book “Minnesota 13: Stearns County’s ‘Wet’ Wild Prohibition Days.” “He had these interesting worlds that were all different kinds of people, but everybody loved Marty,” she said. The
Symposium Continued from Page 1 safety professionals, microbiologists and chemists. The keynote speaker is David Acheson, one of the leading researchers on the Escherichia coli bacteria. Acheson’s research was used to help investigate the Jack in the Box case, where four children died and many more fell ill due to contaminated hamburger beef. Acheson graduated from the University of London Medical School in 1980. In 2002 he was the chief mediKITWNÅKMZNWZ\PM Food and Drug Administration. In 2008 he was named associate commissioner of foods. <PMÅZ[\LIa of the symposium will be focused on what is new in the industry of food safety and micro-
JQWTWOa<PMÅZ[\ session, “What’s New in Food Safety” focuses on regulation and prevention. The second session of the day will focus on “New Technologies, Methods and the Importance of QC Testing.” This seminar will highlight quality control testing and the changing technological landscape around it. Day two of the symposium will discuss the industry of food regulation and testing. Session three is titled “Compliance and Industry.” Much of the focus will rest on industry standards, and how developing more will lead to better regulation and healthier foods. Among the topics will JMXZWÅKQMVKa testing, culture collections and KMZ\QÅMLZMNMZ-
University Chronicle - Page 3 ence materials. Many people working in the industry will be speaking at each session to provide insight into future goals. Dr. Arthur Liang, director for the Food Safety Initiative Activity at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will be speaking about the food supply of the nation. Reginald Bennett will also speaking during one of the sessions. Bennett is a senior policy analysis for the FDA. He will be speaking about new methods that new technology can bring about. The Food Microbiology Symposium will be held Oct. 15-17 at SCSU. Registration is priced at $600 per person if registered before Sept. 1, any registration after is $700 per person. Students who sign up will only pay $200.
memorial, she added, was standing room only and there was a lot of crying, but a whole lot of laughing. Aside from hosting shows on KVSC such as “Whole Lotta Blues” and “Diversions” Sundvall also read the news on occasion. McMullen-Boyer said she always enjoyed listening to him read the news. “Marty was from the Iron Range and he had a style about him; not only in his personality but also on the air. I loved when he did a newscast. He could deliver the news spot on. He could read everything … but imagine it being delivered with a very solid Iron Range accent. And that was very endearing,” she said. “We miss him and we love him,” McMullen-Boyer said. “He was a salt of the Earth guy.” Sundvall also taught at Minnesota School of Business and St. John’s University.
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Renovated residence halls will open in time for fall semester Photos by Nicholas Simmons / Staff Photographer
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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and the recall
Scott Walker’s bargain upsets Wisconsinites ÅVM Not everyone can be on minimum wage. Also, when a government is low on money, the best thing to do is make the people pay for it. Everybody knows that Joe Edmonds when an economy is down, ASST NEWS EDITOR most of the wealth is circulating around the middleWhy do you tease us, class, as it usually does. Scott Walker? This is especially true You keep saying that with teachers, the wealthiest you’re looking out for the of all government employpeople, but you keep taking ees. their money away. Let’s take a trip back In a new conference to February, 2011, when in the Wisconsin capitol, \PM*]LOM\:MXIQZ*QTTÅZ[\ Walker spoke about why made news and the protesthe decided to make such a ers followed shortly after. bold move. Walker was backed into “I don’t have anything a corner. to negotiate,” Walker said. Public sector jobs had “We are broke in this state. grown exponentially since We have been broke for PMPIL\ISMVWNÅKMITTWN years. People have ignored which were paid for by state that for years, and it’s about tax revenue. time somebody stood up More than a third of and told the truth. The those employees had uniontruth is: We don’t have ized and started asking for money to offer. We don’t more money. PI^MÅVIVKM[\WWNNMZ<PQ[ What happens when is what we have to offer.” Walker loses his cool? First of all, Mr. Walker, He takes away their thank you for telling the right to collective bargain\Z]\PIVLJMQVO\PMÅZ[\WVM ing, which made asking for to stand up and say that we higher wages nearly imposare in an economic slump. sible. I guess you found out a Instead of being a group little late because governwith leverage, they were ments haven’t started taking made into a group which your money away, but that’s wrote angry letters.
He doesn’t stop at silence, though. Walker also raises the amount each public employee has to pay into their pensions, as well as raising the cost of of health insurance. For an average state worker’s salary, that is roughly 8 percent, or several thousand dollars, of their annual wages. It seems the voting process on the Budget Repair Bill was a bold move also. After 60 hours of deJI\M\PMJQTT_I[ÅVITTaX]\ to a vote and passed 51-17. The problem was there were 96 representatives present when it came to a vote, and 28 were missing NZWU\PMÅVIT\ITTa What happened? Debate was stopped abruptly and the bill was put to an immediate vote. After 15 seconds, the vote was closed. One third of the room clearly had no idea what was going on and missed the voting boat. Scott Walker played dirty politics. He made the people bargaining for pay, pay for bargaining. He not only silenced his opposition but he also took them down a peg. <PQ[_I[PQ[ÅZ[\UQ[take.
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Students and citizens gather in the Capital of Wisconsin to protest the governor’s budget repair bill.
Walker recall was waste
Christian Gilman MANAGING EDITOR
Bills. Protests. Ballots. Scott Walker remains governor of Wisconsin. When Walker unveiled his budget, busting collective bargaining rights for many public employee unions, protests erupted. The state capital was infused with teachers, students and private citizens protesting the bill. It was a round the clock occupation of the capital. Organizers provided food, shelter, health care, day care, education and a sense of purpose for the protesters who accepted the call to camp out in the capital. Citizens of Wisconsin spent the better part of a aMIZIVLPITN ÅOP\QVO\PM system to oust Walker. They even set up a website “recallscottwalker.com.” Hundreds of thousands of dollars poured into Wis-
consin in the past months preparing for the recall of the century. This historic recall amounted to nearly $70 million in campaign funds. This shattered Wisconsin’s record of $37 million [XMV\_PMV?ITSMZ_I[ÅZ[\ elected governor. This is astonishing as the majority of the money raised by Walker came from outside Wisconsin. After thousands of people went to the polls, millions of dollars spent, tears were shed as the announcement came — Walker wins the recall. Many saw this as a Republican win for big business and a loss for private citizens. But what about the cost? Was the recall worth it? Before the outcome many would say the recall was necessary. Necessary to allow the voters of Wisconsin to express their opinion and MTMK\\PMWNÅKQIT\PMa_Q[P to reside in the governor’s mansion in their home state. After the results the opinion varies more. This is because the results did not change...Scott Walker is still
the governor of Wisconsin. )N\MZUWV\P[WN ÅOP\ing, wasted words, money and time...the results show the majority of Wisconcinites chose Walker as their MTMK\MLWNÅKQIT All the hype and publicity was a waste of time. A waste of money. The biggest result of the recall was to show everyone, the more money you have – the better your chances of winning are. Politics are a money game. This recall is a perfect example of it. A look at the money difference between Walker and his opponent, Tom Barret, will show you – money matters. Walker raised over seven times the amount Barret did in campaign contributions. Most of the money was spent in television advertising. Walker was able to put his face on more stations, more personal TV’s than his opponent. The recall was pointless as the fallout shows – the people have chosen – Scott Walker is governor of Wisconsin.
Kids do not get enough quality family time anymore Mark Schrom SUMMER SPORTS & FITNESS EDITOR
In the age of wireless internet, and being constantly connected to the world, it seems like so many kids lose the true importance of family time. Everyone is constantly doing something these days. For kids, playing outside and riding there bike seems like a thing of the past. Now they are constantly texting three people at once and you can barley get a “yes” or a “no” out of them, let alone getting kids to sit down for quality family time. Kids are not the only onesto blame either, so many parents work there butts off all day every day but forget the importance of family time. Father’s Day was yesterday, a holiday that rather obligates people to get together. According to A.C. Nielsen Co. the
average parent only spends 38.5 minutes per week in a meaningful conversation with their children. I don’t think that amount of time is NÅKQMV\NWZIVaKPQTL A family meal helps emphasize the importance of the family as a unit. Meals will help everyone sit down together and discuss life and daily issues. According to Harvard research, family dinners are more important than play, story time and other family events in the development of vocabulary of younger children. The dinner table is a place where \ITSKIVÆW_NZMMTa It teaches kids how to express themselves properly and gives them “real live” demonstrations and practice not only in speech but also social interactions. Family meals play a vital role in the importance of the health of children as well, meals can be a useful tool in teaching healthy eating habits.
Adolescents can learn proper eating habits from seeing the balanced meal that is prepared. A study done in 2004 at the University of Minnesota stated that “Adolescent girls who have frequent family meals, and a positive atmosphere during those meals, are less likely to have eating disorders.” Family dinners help establish proper eating habits for the rest of their life. During meals, family can interact with each other and be connected on a deeper level. Children can hear about the occurrences in the work place and the troubles of every day life. This will help them build a better understanding of the real world and be more prepared for a higher level of education. Vice-versa, parents can be more involved with their kids daily life. Just listening to your child’s successes and problems at schools shows them
that you care and gives them incentive to keep trying. It can also be used as a time to address sex, alcohol and drugs. By keeping kids informed about these things in a very informal comfortable atmosphere, it can reinforce your moral beliefs within your kids. By taking the time to cook a healthy and balanced family meal once or twice a week, it will build cohesion of the family. Family time is the most important time. Kids need to disconnect from the wireless world and share their lives with family more than 30 minutes a week and parents need to take some time off from work and show children that family time matters. 6WWVMJMVMÅ\[NZWUNI[\NWWLIVL VWNIUQTa\QUMM^MZaWVMJMVMÅ\[NZWU a family meal.
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