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Univ. gears up to meet


For Y membersof classof '89

By Pam Schusterman
shine, a current OA, the
freshmen are broken down into
Nearly 3,000 students from groups of about 26 students
across the state will travel to and assigned to a specific orien-
SUNY Albany in the coming tation assistant. "The job of an
months to participate in the OA is to be the resource center

summer orientation program for the freshman, we are their
and get their first taste of link to what college is going to
university life. be like," she said.
There are 15 orientation ses-
sions planned for the summer
with an additional one in the
fall, said Mary Schimley, direc-
tor of Orientation and Plann-
ing. "We have nine freshman
Tips for
Chapel House before and after the fire sessions and six transfer stu-
dent sessions," she explained,
frosh. . .
The basic structure is still intact
Those textbooks that have been sitting around since last semester or last year may be w o r t h
"With an additional one for page 5
as much as 50% of their purchase price. Chapel House left gutted by blaze stragglers in the fall."
The sessions begin on June "My main reason for being
27 and continues through an OA," said Sonenshine, "is
Textbooks in good condition that are specified for the coming semester bring the highest By John Keenan * Regarding the Torah rescue, Hoyer said "Any August I. All incoming because I had such a good time
one of us would have done the same. I tried to think freshmen will be housed on in orientation. I wnat to be able
prices but even those that won't be used are worth money to us. MANAGINO EDITOR
State Quad in the lowrises; to give them as much
When the Reverend Chris Hoyer turned up the of things of value to each of us. That's one reason Whitman, Tappan, Anthony knowledge as l can and leave
road leading to Chapel House Sunday, May 26, his Chapel House is so important, because we continue and Cooper halls. Schimley ad- them with good vibes about
Here is a Partial List of Books first reaction was "Well, it's still standing.-' to learn from each other, sensitivity toward each
ded that freshman orinlations coming back in the fall."
On May 26, a fire 'swept through the Chapel others traditions and goals." last for two or more days while Sonenshine explained that a
COURSE AUTHOR TITLE WE PAY House, consuming the roof and. three rooms in the "We lost all our prayerbooks and bibles," said
transfer orientation last only set schedule is provided for the
building, but leaving the basic structure intact. The Jay Kellman, member of the Interfaith Collegiate one day.
BLAW 220P freshmen. "We go through an
Anderson Business Law: Comp., 12th $15.00 Chapel House, which was the last remaining struc- Council Board, the corporation which runs Chapel
The freshman orientation initial meeting, a tour, a CUE
ture from the Albany Country Club.-.hsrf stood on House. "Amh-alTnostTril of our office supplies."
A M A T 220 Anton Elementary Linear Algebra, 4th 13.75 SUNYA ground since the university's inception. For the present, the Chapel House staff is housed has many functions, said (Center for Undergraduate
The alarm was turned irt by McKownville Fire in B-54 of the Campus Center, while Kellman is Schimley. "We focus on Education) advisement ap-
AMAT112Y Berkey Calculus, 1984 (2nd printing) 21.50 aspects such as administrative pointment, exams, a residential
Chief Ronald Jones, who noticed smoke rising working out of the JSC-Hillcl office. They will oc-
ABIO 314 Brock from the trees while walking near campus. "It cupy that office until August 23, "a week before b u s i n e s s , r e g i s t r a t i o n , life meeting, and a party at
Biology of Microorganisms, 4th 19.00 academic integrity and accep- night," she said. Freshmen also
burned for almost a half hour before anybody call- .the fall semester begins," according to Director of
APHI 201Y Co pi Intro, to Logic, '82, 6th 14.75 ed it in," Jone told reporters. Campus Life Jim Doellefeld, "which is when we table college behavior," she take mealcard pictures and
said. receive their schedules.
APHI 110 Feinberg Reason and Responsibility, 6th 14.50 Members of the Interfaith Collegiate Council have to move the Job Service and Don't Walk "The importance of orienta- According to Schimley, there
Board, which owns Chapel House, could not say if Alone service back in." tion for the university as well as are several activities that key in
APHI 112Y Fogelin Understanding Arguments, 2nd 7.50 the structure will be rebuilt. Doellefeld explained "Neither (Job Service nor
Don't Walk Alone) functioned this summer, so I the student cannot be overem- on academic issues. "We have
A M A T 108 Freedman "It was a heartbreak," said Hoyer, the first phasized," said a former orien- general sessions that explain
Statistics, '78 12.50 Chapel House staff member on the scene. "When put the office supplies in storage." He added, "We
tation assistant (OA). "The graduate requirements, course
AANT 220Y Fromkin Intro, to Language, 3rd 9.50 you got close, it was really obviously a burned out need the week to clean up the offices and move
time and effort will be, saved load, and mix and balance of
shell." them back in."
APSY 203 Gardner dealing with the problems classes," she said.
Developmental Psychology, 2nd 13.50 Hoyer, who rushed into the still smoldering ruin Office space for the Chapel House staff during
students may confront in Also provided for the incom-
A A T M 100 Gedzelman to salvage three Torah scrolls, added "Inside it was the 1985-86 academic year is "under discussion,"
Science and Wonders of the Atmosphere, '80 16.75 worse. All the things we'd put together were gone; Doellefeld said. He has met with members of the September." ing students is the opportunity
APHY 124 According to Risa Sonen-
Halliday Physics: Part 2, 3rd 17.75 we'd invested a lot in that building." 11* Ud
BGMT481P Henshaw Executive Game, 4th 7.50
BACC 461
Auditing Theory & Practice, 3rd, '83
M e n and Women of the Corporation, '77
Dutch Quad's polling place moved to nursing home
BMKT411 Kotler Marketing Management, 5th, '84 16.50 By Marc Berman accessible to the students. When you put a
SPORTS EDITOR polling place that's not accessible, you are
APSY 101M Maas Readings in Psychology Today, 4th 5.00 Gome November, Dutch Quad residents disenfranchising them."
BBUS 580 Mayer Contemporary Financial Management, 2nd 16.00 will have to change their polling place tp Gawley added,"We weren't even con-
the Daughters of Sarah Nursing Home tacted when they were making a major
A ECO 350 Mayer Money, Banking and the Economy, 2nd 13.00 a move Student Association(SA) President redisricting. I think it was a lack 0-'
Steve Oawley says is an attempt to "in- consideration."
BACC 211 Meigs Financial Accounting, 4th 14.50 convenience-student voters". "All we want is a Gawley also pointed out that the
BMKT 310 McCarthy Basic Marketing, 8th 15.00 This change in location will require polling place that is number of voters at the polling places were
students living on Dutch Quad to travel to inflated due to buffer cards failing to be
APSY 101M McConnell Understanding Human Behavior, 4th 15.50 the Washington.'Avenue extension, two accessible to the palled out for graduting students.
ECPY 120 Pauk How to Study in College, 3rd 7.00
and one half miles from campus,to cast
George Scaringc, Republican Commis-
their ballots. sioner of the Board of Elections, said he
A C H M 217 A, B Pa via Intro, to Organic Lab Techniques, 2nd 17.50 The decision to relocate the polling place sees the redisricting as a setback to stu-
was recently handed down to SA by the Steve Gawley dent voting rights.
AENG 144L Shakespeare Riverside Shakespeare, 74 15.00 Albany Board of Elections. "It's been viewed for along time by
A M A T 100 Sobel Algebra and Trigonometry, 2nd 15.00 Last November, Dutch Quad residents, Albaqy Democrats that college students
who are part of the 15th Ward, District 7, should vote In their hometown," said
A C H M 216 A&B Solomon Organic Chemistry, 3rd 19.50 voted either at the Thriiway House, on Scartnge. "So they're not going to make it
Washington Avenue across the street front convenient for the students to vote here."
APSY 270 Tedeschi Introduction to Social Psychology, '85 14.50 campus, or at St. Margeret Mary's school Gawley also said he feels the redisric-
and St. Margeret Mary's. According to waif on line too long."
ASOC 384M Ward Aging Experience, 2nd 11.50 located on Western Avenue three blocks Nicholas Collucio, the Alderman of ward "I had no idea that they (Student ting was done to inconvenience student
from the campus entranceway. 15, a polling place can't exceed its 1,000 Association) were upset at the redistric- voters. "I think they did it on purpose,"
ACSI 203 Welburn Structured COBOL, '81 12.OO "The nursing home isn't accessible to constituents. Last November, the two tiug," continued Collucio, "I'm not sure said Oawley. "Somewhere down the line
they feel students arc going to turn on the
APSY 101M Wortman Psychology, 2nd 14.00
students without a car," said Oawley. polling places surpassed that maximum, why they're upset, It's about the same
city administration.' It's totally ridiculous.
"Even If you want to walk there you can't "Rich Schaffer (former SA President) distance,"
BLAW 321 Wyatt Business Law, 6th 16.00 because there's no sidewalks. You can't and I worked very closely together," said "Two and a half miles and three blocks First of all, we don't have the voters to
walk on a highway." Collucio, "and he agreed that the districts are not the same distance," disagreed turn an election. We just want our con-
The shift in location came about because should be broken up. The polling places Oawley. "Especially when you don't have cerns addressed. We want to work with
E>on't forget to enter the RAFFLE for the Bear!! of the overcrowding at the Thruway House were very crowded and the students had to i a car. All we want is a polling place that is 13ft-




Grouper Law violators urged to act as good citizens

By Ian Clements 500 students. going to accomplish anything by throwing was trying to make an example of the cou-
STAFF WRITER In a Times Union article, Gawley people on the street." ple to intimidate the other landlords, she
Violators of the city ordinance which asserted that "students have become added.
prohibits more than three unrelated people scapegoats in the city's inherent demand A student found violating the grouper
from living together should behave like that the university build more housing." law this October would probably not be re- The fine of $12,500, said Milstein, was
model citizens, advised Mike Alvaro, the Gawley charged that State University of quired to leave his or her apartment until "harsh" when compared to' fines assessed
man responsible for enforcing Albany's New York administrators "have not yet the end of the semester, Alvaro said. by other landlords. The penalty charged to
sd-catled "grouper law." lived up to their responsibility to build ad- The Bureau of Code Enforcement has Jasmine See, the first landlord prosecuted
Off-campus students should put out ditional housing facilities," and urged knowledge of 100 to 150 rental units which as a result of the spring crackdown,
their garbage on the correct days, not Albany to delay enforcement until alter- are |n violation of the grouper law, Alvaro created a precedent for stringent penalties,
cause excessive noise, and avoid parking native housing is provided. said. The information was compiled dur- Milstein said.
problems, counseled Director of Code En-
forcement Alvaro. The failure of students See was sentenced to 45 days in jail and
"to.obey local ordinances...brings on in-
vestigations," he said.
"Nine times out of ten" the bureau is seeking was fined $500. She is also appealing her
. Although the City of Albany has been
enforcing the law since the beginning of
to prosecute landlords. Milstein said he hopes the State Coun
this year, Alvaro warned that his bureau Mike Alvaro Appeals decides that a grouper law
will increase its efforts when students presently under scrutiny from Oyster Bay,
return in September. Long Island, is found unconstitutional.
Two landlords, targets of an enforce- Alvaro stressed .that students should ing a summer 1984 survey conducted by The decision would affect all areas of the
ment effort this spring, pleaded guilty to cooperate with members of his staff if they the bureau's 10-member staff. state, but he added that the Oyster Bay or-
violating the; law Friday, June 14 in are asked about living arrangements in "I don't think it's fair that they have dinance is more restrictive than Albany's
Albany Police Court. Frank and Angelina their apartment. "Nine times out of 10" this ordinance," said Angelina Multari, as it prohibits all unrelated people from
Multari were fined $12,500 by Judge John the bureau is seeking to prosecute lanlords, adding, "1 don't understand the difference living together. The impact of the decision
Keegan. The couple was charged with 11 he said, but Alvaro added "if-we find between three or four people" in an in Albany would depend on how the Court
violations in six apartments they own. (students) are lying to us, we'll prosecute apartment. worded its opinion, Milstein said.
According to the Multaris' attorney, them as well." The residents of the couple's apartments The crackdown will result in higher rents
James Milstein, they will appeal the Students who sign three-person leases were considerate and did not cause any for students, Milstein said, since landlords
sentence, which he termed "harsh." and bring in extra tenants without the problems for their neighbors, she said. will be charging the same or slightly lower
Student Association President Steve knowledge of their landlords are "respon- "Lately, I've had very good tenants," rents to fewer tenents.
Gawley, at a June 14 meeting of the city's sible" for violations, Alvaro added. Angelina Multari said. "Student ghetto" residents interested in
Strategic Planning Committee, objected to Alvaro did not guarantee that students The tenants were not noisy, nor did they finding out when trash is collected on their
the ordinance and charged that strict en- who violate the ordinance will be spared disrupt parking in the area since most used block should call the Sanitation Bureau ;M
forcement would displace between 300 and from eviction, though he said, "We're not buses, she said. The city's administration 438-1484, Alvaro said. L

SA finds new phone system

to be expensive, low quality
By llene Weinsteln Students living in the dormitories will
ASSOCIATE NEWS EDITOR still be serviced by New York Telephone
While SUNYA's new three million and will be able to make local calls, in-
dollar computerized telephone system is cluding calls to the campus, for free. The
expected to save the University a lot of quad offices and computer user rooms in
money, Student Association officials say it the dormitories have also been linked to
could cost student organizations a fortune. the new system.
The new 442 exchange, which was in- According to an analysis conducted in
stalled June 7, and is owned by the CON- Fall, 1983, the new phone system would
TEL corporation, now links the uptown save the university $8 million over a
campus to the downtown campuses by 10-year financing period.
fiberoptic cables, allowing calls to be made SA's staff attended a two-hour class to
between the campuses for free. learn how to use the new telephones, but
The university's needs were taken into the features they were shown did not work
consideration, "but they forgot to take SA on the SA telephones, said Abelow.
into mind," said SA Vice-President Ross "Parlies can't hear properly and our
Abelow, adding that "nobody calls the numbers published (in the interim direc-
quads as much as SA does." tory) are wrong," he said. Abelow added
The five quads have not been linked to that Gary Pelton, University Director of
the new system and a call made from the Telephone Systems, has done nothing to
campus to one of the dormitories will be help SA in handling these problems. "It's
charged as a local call. Costs will be deter- the most ridiculous system. It's a joke,"
Ross Abelovv mined on the number of minutes spent said Abelow.
"ll'j the mosi ridiculous system, it's a joke.' talking. 3*-

Students learnto use mediate spread their message

Kann said.
By Bill Jacob "1 think it has a lot to do with when the press decides
Reminiscent of the 1960s, national attention is once that they want to cover it and make it an issue," said An-
again being drawn to college campuses across the nation drew Chin, vice president for community colleges for the
as students are beginning to rediscover the power of the Student Association of the State University.
media to carry their voices to people throughout the SASU's more recent activism involved a sit-in at
world. SUNY's administration building to protest the SUNY
Events like the arrest of 25 students conducting a sit-in Board of Trustees' decision opposing full divestiture of
at the State University of New York administration U.S. companies doing business in South Africa.
building in downtown Albany and the protest of the April There has been a rise in student activism across the
campus appearance of Louis Farrakhan, a Black Muslim country, Chin said, because "The more publicized ac-
minister, have made headlines in the Capital District and tivism sparks other activists in other places."
other areas. Mike IV Attilio, dean of students at the College of Saint
"A part of the planning of a protest is to contact the Rose, disagreed, saying there hasn't been a great increase
media so that one is projecting an ideology and using the in student activism in recent years.
media to communicate that ideology, disagreement and "(It's) a drop in the bucket compared to whal those
stress to a larger public," said Dr. Frank Pogue, situations would have been in the late 60s," he said. He
SUNYA's vice president for student affairs. has noticed "some increase over the last year, or the year
Studonts demonstrate on tlio podium, before."
"The media Is pushing (student activism) to create
news," Pogue said, "Those two entities often need each money required to advertise, Kann said. "Student activist Some student outcries are due to the conservative
other and can work quite well together, organizations are reliant upon getting free media, and nature of President Ronald Reagan's domestic and
"One of the best ways to let people know what is going that entail doing things that are newsworthy. Protests are foreign policies during the past four years, Pogue said.
on is through the mass media," said Ephrom Kann, pro- only one way of doing that. "Students are now responding to the threat of increases
ject coordinator for the SUNYA chapter of the New York "We occassionally involve ourselves in protests which in tuition, services and cutbacks in the federal support of
Public Interest Research Oroup. -will further the work we are doing because it's a good way higher education," he said.
Students and other activists generally do not have the to gel press, a good way to mobilize public opinion,"

ium, Albany in summer offers lots to do

By David L.L. Laskin walking alone, but interesting shops,
SENIOR EDITOR eateries, and of course, people, make this
Contrary to most other places on the the place to hang out, for those of you who
planet, Albany is virtually unaffected by <?>. ' - "" '''- ;'v-'i:.^2iiai^3l stick to the thes in life.
the change of seasons. If this is your first Some of the more interesting and
summer here, this piece of information is stalwart members of the Lark Street com-
crucial.. After a brief hint of summer which munity include: The Eighth Step Coffee
last until somewhere around' July 4, $ & House, which features diverse musical and
temperatures plummet into the twenties, other programs; the EBA Center for
arctic winds sweep the podium, and snow Dance and Movement, which holds a
blankets this academic tundra until Foun- variety of classes and hosts occassional
tain Day next May. concerts; The Albany Institute for History
If you've never spent a summer here you
' c . ^ V * ^ and Art, on the corner of Dove and
probably believed that. Well it's true. Washington; and, a little out of the area
Believe it or not, Albany is a. summer but ai strong bearer of the cultural llamc,
paradise-of sorts. If you're here for the the Half Moon Cafe, downtown on
summer, you're lucky, because you'll get Madison Ave., which features local art-
to enjoy the better half of this great town. work, poetry readings, and good eats.
What follows are just'a few highlights and When the brownstones and townhouses
suggestions meticuluosly researched by an slarl lo blur, its time lo gravitate downhill
ace team of Albany Student Pres to the Empire Slate Plaza, ultramodern
reporters: gateway lo Albany's ultrahisloric
Walk around.- Yup, it's that simple. downtown.
Anywhere from "middle class chopper" Buill in Ihe sixties as the cornerstone of
on Madison, and Main right down to the Albany's comeback, it was nicknamed
splendid SU NY-Central building on the "Rockefeller's folly," after the billion
banks of the Hudson river. dollars thai the governor and Albany
For a taste of the "real" Albany, patriarch Erastus Corning poured into its
meander down Central Avenue and en- construction.
virons, including every shoppers delight, Boater's In Washington Park The Plaza is the architectural marvel our
the Salvation Army, on Clinton and There are aspects of the city unimagined in February campus could have been. It's an awesome
Robin. A tad further downtown, where sight. And a great place to go roller
Central meets Washington, is the Albany Five years ago, Viewpoints, the orienta- Albany's combination Greenwich skating. But there's more lo il than a good
Public Library, gateway to the most pic- tion magazine for new SUNYA-ites, claim- Village and Upper Wcsl Side is a home for view. Most obvious is Ihe Egg (or pregnant
turesque, historic, and trendy section of ed that the Lark Street area was "gaining both a genuine artistic and cultural com- woman, depending on your Freudian
town, Lark Street. Before passing into the last poularity lor the arts, gays, punks, munity and a lot of young people with preference), home of the Empire State In-
"gorgeous townhouses" and "unique and a variety of cozy eateries, fancy bars money (yup, YUPPIES) who are trying lo stitute for the Performing Arts (ES1PA).
shops", the library is worth checking out, and novelly shopping." Since then, Lark blend in to the trend. Social commentary Theater in Albany is gaining ground in the
if only to cool off in the lobby, and check Street has gone from a quasi-underground aside, this small enclave of renovated cultural world, and is something to be on
the bulletin board for events, films, and all haven for cultured progressives to the mec- brownstones, many over a century old, is a Ihe lookout for.
sorts of neat things happening in the ca of ihe trendy up-and-coming bourgeoise neat place to hang around. This summer, the Plaza itself will come
library and around town. who are crucial to the city's rennaisance. The buildings are worth several hours of 13-

Ramaley gets new title

in departmental shuffle
By Tom Bacon
University President Vincent O'Leary's plan lo shuffle
titles and responsibilities among the top vice presidents of
SUNYA has been submitted to SUNY Chancellor Clifton
Wharton for approval.
Among the reappointments expected to be passed by
Wharton, include that of Vice President for Academic
Affairs Judith Ramaley, who will become SUNYA'S first
Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. John
Schumaker will become Vice President for Academic
Planning and Development as pan of the reorganization.
He was previously Acting Vice President for Research
and Educational Development.
A nationwide search will be conducted to fill the new
position of Vice President for Research and Graduate
No salary change will accompany Ramaley's new posi-
tion because of Governor Mario Cuomo's 98 percent rule
which states thai no New York State employee can earn
more than 98 percent of the salary of his or her
Ramaley presently earns $73,789 which is 98 percent oi
O'Leary's salary of $75,295.
FIRST: WANDER DOWN (OR UP) TO CAMPUS CENTER Ramaley, who served as the University's first woman
president while O'Leary spent several momhs last
semester in Yugoslavia, currently directs aH schools and
colleges within the University. Under O'Leary's proposal,

ROOM 316 AND TOUR THE CAPITAL DISTRICTS BEST RADIO her position will be combined with the division of
Research and Educational Development. With ihe
merger, Ramaley said, an "artificial barrier" will be
removed so that she can coordinate the resources and
staff of both divisions.
STATION, WCDB, AND DECIDE TO BECOME PART OF OUR The change, she added, is intended to better coordinate
administrative decisions rather than to implement new
policies. The Research and Educational Development
division currently controls the campus machinery for
academic scholarships and processes funding proposals,

According to Ramaley, not only are the changes
necessary, but the proposals have been a matter of discus-
ion between herself and O'Leary for some time. After
ratification by the Chancellor, she said, The shift will
Despite the fact that her department will be getting new
responsibilities, Ramaley said there will not be any addi-
tional positions created to staff It.
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The changes will broaden her control on graduate
studies, Ramaley said. Her subordinate, Harry Hamilton,
serves us Dean of Undergraduate Education.

IMPROVESCORES-j GALA offers all incoming frosh the NewSA appointees striving for a year of innovation
STUDENTS, TOO! chance to learn about self, others By Eric Hlndin
Tuttle. In the past, persons in the concerning SA's position on apar-
media office did little more than theid," Tuttle added.
Student Association's newly print up posters, said Tuttle. According to Schwartzman,
BUiLO TOUR SKILLS By Tamara Richman GALA has something to offer everyone. For a appointed officers have revamped
Fact: Out of the approximately 2,000 freshmen gay man or lesbian woman, involvement in GALA "The media director should wear the Controller's office will be
TO BOOST YOUR SCOREI their domains and are gearing up two hats, that of a source of in- more involved with helping the
entering SUNY Albany, through accepted statistics can be a way of getting involved in politics, learning to get their new ideas of how to
we may assume that 200 are gay or lesbian. about gay history, speaking your mind at discus- formation for the campus and it's various groups plan their ac-
increase student involvement in community, and that of a student tivities this year. The assistant
We may also assume that there are a total of over sions, exploring your feelings about yourself and
LSAT-GMAT-GRE 1,600 gay or lesbian students at SUNYA. other people or meeting new friends.
SA into action. advocate," he added. controller will also take on an in-
SA's new staff includes Fnmr creased role, in this area, added
LIVE CLASSES For may gay men and lesbians, college is the time It can also be a way of learning about the current Cisco Duarte as Minorites Affairs
Tuttle and Gawley have already
TESTNTAPE* LIBRARY L 1.1 to come out of closet. Away from family and old social and legal status of the gay community, speak- met with Albany Mayor Thomas
Director, Bette Ginsburg as P r o ; Whalen concerning the issue of
REINFORCEMENT TEST friends, college is an opportunity ing on a panel to people outside of GALA, doing grafnming Director, Eric
HOMESTUDY PACKET to redefine a sense of who you Dannlo volunteer work for an organization that you can student, polling places. "The city Schwarzman was the only ap-
Schwartzman as Controller, and is trying to take away student's
CLASSES STARTING are. Part of everyone's self- rBOpiB relate to or simply a way of taking some time to Doug Tuttle as Media Director. plicant for the position, according
THIS SUMMER IT] definition is his or her sexuality. . .. ., relax and enjoy yourself at the office, a potluck din- right to vote," charged Tuttle. "I to Gawley. "No one else had as
For homosexual students, this LIK6 U S ner or a party. The Committee responsible for will do everything I can to con- much experience as Eric," said
may be the best time to begin to selecting the new staff included vince the city to adopt a different Gawley, " and that probably
For a straight person, GALA can be a place to SA President Steve Gawley, SA
off BMRIMflM STUYVESANT PLAZA express a special part of themselves. visit and learn about the gay and lesbian, people course of action. I will also be ac- discouraged any other potential
BFF W I O T U H W ALBANY Vice-President Ross Abelow, the cessible to any newspapers or applicants from ..applying.''
The State University of New York has a non- around you. Most of you have homosexual friends, previous holder of the position
fltKj-J EDUCATIONAL .,.. media other than The Voice who Schwartzman has been involved
( I CENTER LTD 489-0077 discrimination policy that includes the gay and les- family or acquaintances. This can be your oppor- being interviewed for, and a
TB9T PREPARATION SPECIALISTS SINCE 1938 bian community. This means that any student, tunity to learn more about their lives, their thoughts desire information n the subject," with various groups for three
member of the Minority Affairs he added. years, Gawley added, and is a
teacher or other SUNY A community member is and feelings and come to an understanding of how office. Candidates were given a
protected under SUNY rules from discrimination in you feel about gay and lesbian issues. This year, according to Tuttle, solid accounting student.
maximum of five points in each
grading employment, membership in clubs, dor- Through GALA you can stand up for the rights of three categories: innovation, the media office will be playing an
mitory resident and other university services. of the gay and lesbian people you know, and in do- knowledge of position, and icreased role in SA's efforts in Being involved with SA is ex-
What can Albany offer gay and lesbian students? ing so, get to know them even better. presentation. many other issues which affect cellent experience, said Schwart-
During the fall and spring'semesters, the Gay and Another benefit of visiting GALA is the wealth Francisco Duarte, minority afiairs director. students, including Albany's zman, adding that he hopes to
'CfoV Jo
"I.Phi?0'*''oiai Bl
" . k, Lesbian Alliance holds Tuesday meetings at 8:30 Gawley had the final decision grouper law which prohibits any gain experience in areas like con-
of information that you will have access to. GALA on all appointments and had the Ginsberg said "we will decorate will keep in close contact with the
p.m. in Campus Center 375. Other SUNYA services has files on subjects ranging from AIDS, more than three unrelated persons tract law, and promotions,
are the Lesbian and Gay Center and support groups power to veto the decisions of the the Rat, as a means of drawing twenty minority clubs on cam- living in the same rental unit, and through his involvement with SA.
homophobia, gay and lesbian history, coming out, committee, according to the SA students to the establishment and pus," Duarte added.
''0om0. at Middle Earth. parents of gay and lesbians, relations between the proposed 21-year-old drinking "I anticipate putting in 40 to 50
constitution. No appointments show films towards the same SA's media office will also be age. "I will also be working quite hour work weeks, during the
Albany itself has eight gay or lesbian bars and homosexuals and straights, lists of gay bookstores, were vetoed, however said goal."
organizations such as the Capital District Lesbian National Gay Task Force, gay and lesbian legal taking on many new functions, closely with other members of SA school year," Schwartzman add-
Gawley, explaining that "the top Major changes are being plann- for the upcoming school year said in formulating a strong statement ed. C.
and Gay Community Center. issues, sexual harassment and gay vacation guidess. scorer was chosen in every case." ed in- SA's Minority Affairs of-
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance was f rmed in GALA is open during the summer. Summer Enthusiasm and spirit about fice, according to Duarte. "The
1971. GALA serves the entire community hours are posted on the office door, and the
homosexual, bisexual and straight. Aside from the telephone number is 442-5672.
SA, a n d the students SA changes are definitely needed,"
represents, are just some of the said Gawley. " I n the past the of-
Eric K. Copland
Tuesday meetings, we offer films, outings, parties, Attorney at Law
qualities Ginsburg has, according fice lacked direction, and did
counseling through Lambda Peers, a speakers' After hours, call 463-3467 and ask for Tamara, to Gawley. Experience, while also nothing. It must now .regain
F & R's VOLKSWAGEN SHOP bureau and referral services. who is available at any hour to answer questions a factor, "was overridden by at- credibility," he added. Practice Limited to
FULL S E R V I C E / N . Y . S . I During office hours, feel free to stop by the and ofrer help. Mail can be sent to SUNYA GALA, titude," Gawley said. Immigration and Nationality Law
New a Used Parts GALA office (Campus Center 333) for coffee, in- Box 22740, Albany, 12222. Any questions will be Duarte said he anticipated that
1436 Western Avenue formation or just to talk. GALA is open to Last year's programming direc- his job would be difficult, calling and Labor Certifications
answered if a self-address, stamped envelope is tor, Patty Salkin, was one of the the position very "sensitive".
Albany. NY 12203 everyone who is interested in gay and lesbian issues. included.
("j mile east ol Northway) 489-7738 Why should you join or visit GALA? Everyone
best SA ever had, said Ginsberg, The office will differ from past 488 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207
GALA extends a warm welcome to all incoming adding that she hopes to build offices, according to Duarte,
seems to have different reasons. and current students and staff. upon the momentum Salkin because it's whole organization
(518) 434-0175
started. will be revamped. "It will no
Introductory Special NEWS UPDA TES- This office will differ from petst longer be one person, but instead
offices by once and for all "fixing will consist of a network of per-
the no spirit image" that SUNYA sons," he said. There will be B rue gg e r's
Get In Shape NOW! Look Great All Sunnier! won even notice tnev re
Fire dsrnsQGS Thruway House '' ' gone," he said. has had, said Ginsberg. To com- several committees, each headed

f $59 1st Time bat student apathy, Ginsberg said by Duarte, which will consist of
Interim directories printed
Members only
Offer limited to first 100 people.
The Albany Thruway House, which serves as
housing for a number of SUNYA students was
seriously damaged in a fire May 5.
The university has printed its first interim
telephone directory and will go to press with the se-
she is planning activities such as persons recruited from the stu-
pep rallys, a Gel-a-Jump, jello dent body, representing all the
wrestling, and a carnival. To various minority groups, Duarte
Bagel Bakery
According to the off-campus association publica- cond printing in about two weeks in an effort to revive the popularity of the Rat, said. "These persons, and myself,
tion Downtown, eight SUNYA students were publicize SUNYA's new 442 telephone exchange,
If all people were the same height, weight and age, and if all
people wanted the same goals, we'd need only one type of displaced by the three-alarm fire and relocated into
other rooms at the hotel due to electrical damage
according to Gary Pelton, Director of Telephone
jSlyyvesant Plaza
exercise program.
But people are different in ever wayl At "Body Works" my
trainers and 1 design an exercise program to fit your individual
specifications on our many different types of exercise
caused by the fire. The interim directory does not feature student
telephone numbers but concentrates on faculty! ad-
Fulfill Mon.- Fri. 7 a.m. - 9p.m.
Michael Pantick of Troy was arrested by Albany ministrators, staff, and campus offices, said
equipment. Let us teach you the proper way to exercise for
fast results.
police May 6, less than 24 hours after the incident.
Pantick was charged with two counts of arson and
Pelton. The first directory was distributed on May
13, before the June 7 exchange changeover. Your
The Body Works committed to the Albary County Jail for According to Pelton, the first printing cost $1400 Sat. 7a.m.- 6p.m.
Health and Fitness Center
psychiatric examination. Pantick is an ex-employee
of the Albany. Thruway House, Downtown
and the second printing would be around the same
amount, The 1985-1986 directories featuring the
Ice Cream
Experienced Experts in the Health Industry
UAS buys vending machines
new telephone numbers of students will not be
printed until the fall, said Pelton.
Fantasy Sun. 7a.m.- 5 p.m.
489-4475 Located at the comer of South Allen St.
and New Scotland Ave., Albany (Across from St. Peter's In an effort to provide better service and increase WQBK Parties on the Ptaza Visit us iit Stuyvesam Pima
Hospital). the revenues of University Auxilliary Ser- 'Party on the Plaza', a series of free outdoor con-
vices(UAS), new vending machines are being in- certs sponsored by WQBK and featuring local + Fresh made European-style
stalled on campus. Albany bands will debut June 20 at Empire Slate ice cream desserts
Plaza. * Hreaktast. lunch, brunch,
According to Norb Zahm, UAS General
WAXING AVAILABLE The concerts which will run through August 29,
Manager, the new machines were bought by UAS arc for the benefit of Easter Seals, according to
light dinner fare
instead of being leased from a private corporation. John Cooper, Programming Director of WQBK. Karen Wilson Open 7 days a week
at The machines cost about $148,000 and will be com- Blotto and the Newports will play the opening
* The perfect after theatre

'Wait $ae*
pletely installed by the end of June. show and an additional sshow may be added in
September to make up for the concert cancelled
Wilson search continues haven

The machines have a greater capacity and will June 13 due to bad weather. Efforts to find missing SUNYA student Karen Wilson continue,
hold a more varied selection than the old machines, as a Walk-a-thon to raise money to add to the Karen Wilson
According to Cooper. WQBK raised $25,000 for reward fund is to be held June 22 in Plattsburgh, New York, America's Unique Materia
Electrolysis Studio but there will be fewer machines around, said Easter Seals last year and hopes to do the same this
Wilson's hometown. Fuller tail lintnimv
Zahm, adding that there will no longer'be machines year. Money is rai.;ed through the sale of non-
Stuyvcsam Hlaxt
"Summerize"Yourself for selling sandwiches or hot foods. "Most people alcoholic beverages, Cooper said. An auction and a carnival will also be held on June 23. The
weekend is intended to enhance children's safety awareness and to Albany
the tanning season! help Wilson's parents continue their search.
Wilson has been missing since March 27. She is believed to have
Hot Fresh Bagels
jI Professional Waxing |j WANTTOKNOW been last seen walking south on Fuller Road toward Washington
Homemade Soup
I w i t h the Glgl Honee Method
Evening Hours Affordable Rates
WHArSGOINGON? Wilson is about five feet, three inches tall, She weighs 115
pounds and has light sandy brown hair and brown eyes. On the
night of her disappearance, she is believed to have been wearing
Phone: 482-3677
We also have
105 Wolf Road, Suite 14 458-1242 The ASP wil be recruiting News Writers this fail. blue jeans, a blue short-sleeved shirt, a white raincoat and white
tennis-shoes. She may have been wearing large-rimmed glasses.
Cookies and Tofu
Watch for signs or oorne up to CC 332. Anyone with any information is urged to contact the SUNYA for dessert
Public Safety Department at 442-3131 or New York State Police >8,a.m-12mld
Experience is helpful, but really not necessary. Troop Six at 783-3211.
Lines 0KOK...YOU
Welcome t o S U N Y A l b a n y . . .Please get in
line. If t h a t phrase isn't familiar t o you yet, it CAN BE BLACK.
will be s o o n .
This is a school of lines, both h u m a n and
cement, psychological and physical.
T h e r e ' s lines for meals, pre-registration,
registration, d r o p - a d d , buses, C U E advisers,
housing sign-ups, the m o n e y m a t i c machines,
elevators t o move into the d o r m s , even xeroxing
at the library.
There's also cement lines everywhere. They'll
d o things to your sanity during finals week.
Ron Howard:
Beyond those lines, there's a n o t h e r one; one
that deserves much m o r e serious attention. It's
the line the University and your peers will put
you on when you arrive here. It's based on four
years at this school during which you are
out of the Cocoon
/ / "* omebody was going to make this movie and I was
^ N g o i n g to regrel it if it wasn't me."
Wise.' So it's been around for awhile. I take no credit for it
all, but I really like the new slant on it. It's neat."
Part of the appeal of Cocoon rests in the fact that it is in-
""^ These are the words of Ron Howard discussing deed the actors themselves running rampant on the screen
expected to complete a major and minor, take With all his efforts to create amiable aliens, comes the in- and performing their own stunts. "They surprised the hell
his latest directorial effort. Cocoon . The youthful-looking,
general education courses, maintain a good evitable^question. Does Ron Howard, forever television's out of me!" exclaimed Howard with an air of amazement.
red-headed, freckled-faced .' 1 year-old lives up to his reputa-
social life, keep your grades u p , take 12-IS Opie and Richie Cunningham, believe in UFO's and aliens? "They really did. I expected to double all that stuff. They
tion as a genuinely nice guy. During an interview at the
"I believe in UFO's," replied Howard with a defensive smile, resented that attitude. Wilford Brimley said, 'I might not be
credits per semester and obediently follow Plaza Hotel in Manhattan. Howard laughed heartily, smiled
constantly, and actually used phrases such as "gee," "boy," "but, here's why. My friend Charlie Martin Smith, who was able to do a flip, but I sure as hell can look like I'm trying.
University rules and regulations. in American Graffiti and Starman. has a half-brother who
and "neat." Isn't that the main thing?' I said. 'Yeah.' It was great to be
This line is known by a lot of euphemisms. was involved in some kind of research. I've always been in- able to crank the camera up and go slow motion and sec
You might recognize it as " t h e p a t h to success," clined to believe in UFO's. I've never seen one, though I've' Hume Cronyn doing a back dive, and see Wilford doing his
or " t h e r o a d to r i c h e s . " Along the way, you'll Ian Spelling talked to some people who claimed they have. They seem flip, and see Don Ameche doing these dives."
find some rewards like a 4.0 or maybe an
invitation to join purple and gold, and a few
obstacles, like a closed course, or a professor
COLUMN Cocoon is the story of four elderly couples, residents of
Florida's Sunny Shores old folk's home. Through contact
with the life-giving powers of an alien race, they regain their
to be fairly convincing. But Charlie talked to a friend of his
brother's who actually does the same thing in Starman. He
goes around researching these things. It's a secret job. but he
started telling about a few things.
In addition to diving, the actors learned to scuba dive. Un-
fortunately. Howard was able to use' only one shot, ol
Cronyn under water, because the shots simply were not
w h o can't speak English. vim and vigor, as well as a spirit of youthfulness. This clear enough. Another activity crucial to Cocoon's success is
At the end of the line you'll find your
treasure; your reward for not stepping out of
line: a prestigious diploma and a high paying
A F r e s h m a n ' s nightmare enables them lo escape their collectively drab existence.
Among the veterans under Howard's command are Don
Ameche, Cwen Verdon, Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, and
Oscar-winner Maureen Stapleton.
" ...the fantasy, the science fiction, and
dancing. Don Ameche. renowned for just about everything
except dancing, took lessons in order to keep up with
hoofer Cwen Verdon. The results of Ameche's efforts were
one of Howard's favorite scenes to shoot. "We had so many
job. the characters became a very appeal- people from St. Petersburg, and they were all getting the
When I was a child, I had a terrible recurring waiting on quite a few lincs(with quite a few other people " The final result of Howard's work is yet another fantasy,
For those of you who d o n ' t want to get in line nightmare. In it, I'd wake up late' for school and in a investigating their baffling holds),, and making quite a one in the same charming vein as Splash. That he is produc- ing package... biggest kick out ot the whole thing." said Howard, in his
best "aw, shucks" phrasing. "Then I thought, 'Gee. here I am
ing fantasies of late surprises no one more than Howard
behind everybody else, you can d o things your panic, hurry as fast as I could to get there. Bui when I few inquiries at quite a few offices, I uncovered that there
himself. They are "something I never thought I'd want to
Ron Howard shooting these sweeping dolly shots of Don Ameche and
own way, but you d o them at your own risk. did, I'd always find the building locked and deserted. was in fact no hold on my records it was merely some Gwen Verdon dancing.' This is something I never expected
kind of freak computer error. do," admitted Howard. "I've always been interested in
T h a t means you might not graduate on time or to be able to do."
you might do poorly in a class because y o u ' r e Alice Margaret This was good news and bad news. The good news was
that now could register. I also got an interesting lour of
honest emotional reactions and things you can really relate
to, even if it is just a comedy. Even though I appreciate
"There is supposedly a small satellite in our atmosphere
which is circling the earth at about the speed of a bullet. You
Having been in the business tor 2^ of his 31 years,
heavily involved with a student g r o u p . By the fanasy it was just something I never thought about getting Howard has a solid understanding of actors and the craft. "I
time you graduate you'll probably have had a When I was a freshman, my dream came true. I arrived the administration building. The bad news was that by can't see it. and you can't photograph it. A few years ago
involved with, (Splash producer) Brian Grazer kind of had to believe in actors." declared Howard."I think they are smart.
in Albany, all ready to check in and start my college that lime, most of the classes in my carefully constructed there were some bizarre helicopter accidents. Helicopters
richer college experience than those who stayed talk me intoSplash. I didn't develop Cocoon. I just came in-' , Their ideas are more helpful tnan not. When you're a direc-
career, only lo find every door I Iricd locked'and the cam- schedule were closed. kept going down in exactly the same place. What I heard
in line, but chances are your transcript will have to it. I still don't know" whether it's something I would tor, you kind of see things in a certain way. That's good. It's
pus virtually deserted. Things did not get much belter once I actually got into through Charlie was that this was that satellite zooming by
paid the price. choose to do on my own. good that you have a plan. But there are lots of ways to get
I later discovered I had come on the wrong day. the classroom. Determined to do well academically, I and knocking these things down. They kept the whole thing to fhal goal. What I hit upon a tew years back was that even
Which way you choose to go on these issues is Needless to say, it was not the beginning I had hoped for. started out studying diligently. However, when I got back "In the case of Cocoon, the fanatsy. the science fiction, pretty, quiet. That area is actually out of the flight pattern
and the characters became a very appealing package. I though I might have a preconceived notion ol what I want
up to you. While the lines at the registrar are ,1 laugh about it now, but at the time it was pretty my first exam in political science with a nole saying my now. You're not supposed to go through it. It just makes
couldn't resist." an actor to do to get there, if the actor has a choice which
unavoidable, as are the cement lines that make traumatic. 1 mean, there I was, looking more than a little essays were 'interesting' bul 'totally missed the point', I sense to me that there's life on other planets and that if there also gets us there. I'd rather use his choice. I'm always en-
up most of this campus the line, o r path, the scared and pathetic, with all my worldly possessions, began lo wonder if perhaps 1 was studying a little loo Should Cocoon prove to be a box office hit, Howard can is they'd be checking us out, in some way or another. A . couraging them to contribute.
university wants you on is optional. Whether realizing that no sooner had 1 set fool on campus than hard. count on being dubbed the next "wunderkind." However, satellite sounds perfect to me."
Howard believes current wunderkind Steven Speilberg "This movie." concluded Howard, "is as tunny and
you ultimately decide to stand in a n o t h e r line is something went wrong. Or maybe political science just wasn't my thing. So I In addition to presenting aliens in a positive light, Cocoon
deserves recognition for reversing the image of aliens as humorous as it is mostly because of the little things, little
of little signifcance. W h a t ' s important is that Right then and there I knew the next four years were tried Sociology. Thai was belter, except that somehow my aims to furnish younger audiences with a fresh image ot details, that they were able to throw in. If they'd been stick-
not going to be easy. professor lost my final exam, and to make up for it I marauding hideous creatures to that of another race simply older people. This is asking for trouble when the bottom
you give it some thought between now and attempting to communicate with their neighbors in the ing right to the script and doing things just the way I wanted
September otherwise it'll be too easy to arrive Oh, I recovered from my initial crisis, finding solace in would have to write a ten page paper analyzing our tex- line is money. To recoup its seventeen and one-halt million them lo. a lot of those things would have been lost."
the fact that the whole incident was my mother's fault tbook which I had already sold back lo the bookstore. universe. dollar production cost, Cocoon must attract the all-
here and just follow the crowd. "You have to credit Spielberg with that," said Howard. "I Ron Howard appears to have forsaken acting in his pur-
(she disagrees), and embarked upon what I envisioned as These are just a few of the experiences I've ac- important 17-25 age group. "The results from our test
This university has a t r e m e n d o u s a m o u n t to was talking to him the other day and he was asking me how suit of all those "little things." "I am committed to directing,"
a whole new life. cumulated over the years..I'm sure that every student at screenings have been great for that very audience. So what
offer, but n o b o d y ' s going to encourage you to Cocoon was going. He likes the story. He knew about it for he firmly stated, "so, I don't really look for acting roles."
(his university could add to the list. But not everything we know is it they show up, they seem to really respond to Although he doesn't search for parts he "would take a job il
d o anything but get on line, the rest is up to you. I was in pursuit of days filled with higher learning and happens here in such an ass-backwards fashion those a long time because he did a couple of pictures for the movie. As tar as getting them there?" Howard question- it came along." One possibility is a return to his roots, televi-
So, welcome to SUNY Albany. . .please get in intellectual stimulation, good times and meaningful rela- things are just more fun to write about. (producers) Zanuck and Brown. He said, 'So, how's it going?' ed. "I think it might take a little time. I'd be surprised if-they sion's Mayberry. RFD. in Return to Mayhcrry. Would he
line. tionships, independence and control of my own life I To be perfectly frank, I've probably had some of the I said, 'Well, aliens, boy, I blame you for this. Working with rushed to it. Maybe if the film gets good reviews and the ad do it? "Yes, if the timing works out."
didn't think that was too much to ask. It soon became ap- best times and entered into some of the most satisfying these special effects and everything.' And he said. 'Yeah, I campaign looks lively and interesting enough... I could be
said the same thing to Bob (The Pay the Earth Stood Still) Even il he never acts again. Ron Howard will continue to
parent, however that life at the university, and its amaz- relationships of my life right here at SUNY Albany. I've very wrong about that." j
make his mark in film.
Keep the faith ingly never ending supply of fun surprises for all occa-
sions, had other plans for me.
The first clue came the day I ventured to the infirmary
also achieved a plateau of higher learning, although a vast
majority of the knowledge I've gained was not cultivated
in the classroom.
in search of relief from what I thought was just a nasty This knowledge was gathered through interacting with
Since this University's inception, Chapel cold. After a brief examination and case history, a ten- different kinds of people and handling different kinds of
House has graced this c a m p u s as both an tative diagnosis was reached I had tuberculosis. situations. The ability to do that brings me to what I feel
attractive landmark and a symbol of religious Naturally, I was mildly perturbed, I mean, when you're is the most important of the goals I set for myself when I
sanctity. sick you always think you're dying or have some terrible entered college independence.
Last m o n t h that came to an a b r u p t end when disease, but you never expect to hear it. The way I see it, when you go away to college a certain
the interior of Chapel H o u s e was virtually So, I hastened down to the Board of Health, sure that amount of independence is forced on you. Basically, you
destroyed by a fire attributed to suspicious my worst fears would be confirmed, got a chest X-ray, have no choice but to be independent in some respects,
circumstances. and returned back to my dorm to inform my suitemates because if you don't take responsibility for yourself,
University officials say they are supportive of of my impending demise and await the bad news. As it nobody else will.
the need for Chapel H o u s e to continue turned out, I had a mild case of bronchitis and would pro- Anything beyond that, most specifically the ability to
bably live. With this near brush with death under my belt, effectively handle any real life situation that comes along
providing services to this c a m p u s , but they have
1 was confident that 1 could handle just about anything. is what really starts you on the road a long road I'll ad-
d e m o n s t r a t e d little enthusiasm for rebuilding the Pre-registration was to be my next problem. After
house itself. mit to independence.
dutifully meeting with my CUE advisor and spending So you see, in spite of all the problems you may ex-
hours carefully choosing my courses, arranging it so that perience at this university, and all the times you may curse
We believe they are making a mistake. Chapel I wouldn't have to get up too early, I discovered that for
H o u s e p r o v i d e d a f o r u m for interfalth out your professors or the administration or your room-
some mysterious reason, (here was a hold on my records. mate, it's all just part of the plan to prepare you for the
communication as well as w a r m , welcoming Thinking this was an obstacle which could be easily phenomenon dreaded by all graduating seniors real
atmosphere in the midst of a huge and taken care of, I set out in search of the cause. After life.
impersonal campus. The building itself provided
the perfect setting for the activites and events
that took place there.
With a little vocal support from
University, Chapel House Officials would
The Albany Studint Press:
probably b e able to solicit the necessary from
various religious groups a r o u n d t h e state.
It's well worth the effort.
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movie review iresunsi skeletons, and madness"

A Cocoon out of this world A good "bathroom book"

ocoon, touted as this summer's Dreams, however, that it became obvious Jimmy Carter! But you bought them when

C sure-fire box office hit, is

everything it's cracked up to be.
And more.
how much not Doonesbury it is. _
In this newest collection, the reader is
immediately struck by how similar the
I told you tol" Whatever else might be said
about Breathed, you have" to admit he
<nows what's going on.
Ron Howard's first film since Splash pro- situations, gags, and characters all are. There's also a hilarious episode at the
ves the young director no flash in the pan. Binkley is still hiding from his anxiety very beginning of the collection, in which
He's a talent to be reckoned with. To Co- closet, Steve'Dallas is still an overbearing Opus and his neighbor, Mrs Limekillcr.
coon Howard brings wit, charm and gentle asshole, Oliver Wendell Jones is still con- land at Antartica. "You never know how
emotion; elements apparently requisite to a ducting experiments in his bedroom, and people will react -when a boatload of
Ron Howard film. Milo is still doing whatever Milo does; and . Americans land on their beach," Opus in-
it's still pretty funny, but it's also getting forms his companion as terrified penguins
scream "Viva Reagan! Viva Weinberger!
Ian Spelling boring.
Cocoon is the story of four elderly CUBANS!"
couples, residents of Sunny Shores old
folks home in Florida. Through contact " ...Whatever else might be For" the money. Penguin Dreams is an
with life-giving powers of an alien race, enjoyable collection; not as strong as the
they regain their vim and vigor, as well as a said about Breathed, you first two. but a good "bathroom book." as
spirit'of youthfulriess which enables them have to admit he knows my housemate commented. However,
lo escape their collectively drab existence. unless Breathed starts taking his strip a little
what's going on... " more seriously, Milo Bloom will probably
Among the veterans under Howard's be the next Charlie Brown, not the next
command are Don Ameche, Gwen Ver- Mike Doonesbury.
don, Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy,
Wilford Brimley, Maureen Stapleton, Her-
Of course, anyone with a sense of pro-
la Ware, and lack Cilford. Brian Dennehy
portion will realize that it's a bit ridiculous
and Tahnee Welch play two aliens. And
Steve Cuttenberg is lack, a young boat cap-
to look for character growth and develop-
ment in a comic strip, but character m miHdem/ we
lain who inadvertantly becomes the link
between the aliens and the old folks.
wrong, about wanting to live forever?"
Howard provides countless scenes of
chest, and slow-motion shots of Brimley,
Cronyn and Ameche diving and flipping
lack Gilford who walks away with acting,
honors. Gilford brings the film's humanity,
development is what made Doonesbury a
phenomenon, and unless something hap-
PIPH'T mm imr
off a diving board. to its peak in a totally humorless role. pus is doing well. Milo and Binkley
wonder, pathos, and comedy in equal The trouble with Penguin Dreams, pens pretty soon, lack of it is what is going

Watching these legends actually re- When his wife dies, one can feel Gilford's
juvenate on screen makes for a wonderful- doses. That's the miracle of Cocoon. are doing well. Berke Breathed, however.is that this time, something is to eventually burst Breathed's socio-
With a cast as large and talented as Co- guilt at not having permitted her to enter multi-millionaire creator of the
ly entertaining time. But Howard is shrewd Though there are aliens, it's more than a clearly missing. economic balloon.
coon's, selecting standouts is difficult. But, the pool. Gilford is splendid. popular comic strip Bloom County, is do-
enough to know a catch, a rip in the silver sci-fi film. Serious moral questions receive Another consistent sore point is the utter
lining, is necessary. So. one couple declines honest treatment, which forces the viewer the ever-suave Ameche coupled with the Cocoon is a powerful picture, more so ing quite well. Penguin Dream and Not to say that Breathed isn't'a very fun- lack of any female character in the strip.
to wade in the pool which houses the life- to think without depressing him or her. glowing Verdon creates more than sparks. for viewers,of advanced age, or for those Stranger Things, the third collection of ny man. because he is; and not to imply Breathed has been quoted as saying that he
giving alien cocoons. The results of this And despite the comedic over, and under ; They breath fire. Brian Dennehy offers yet with living grandparents. The older people strips from Breathed's Bloom County, isn't that he doesn't have something of social has trouble seeing things from "a woman's
temper the film's upbeat tone, and Cocoon tones, Cocoon is by no means a mere farce. another chameleon-like performance as the are neglected, buf vital and spritely. doing quite as well, but it gets by. value to say with the strip, because he perspective;" This is the '80s answer to
becomes better for it. affable leader of the aliens. His innate abili- Howard wants the audience to laugh and does. Since it's inception, Bloom County Gary Trudeau?
All that transpired before: the improved
sex lives, the returns to cheating ways,
The omnipotent camera captures many
touching moments. Among them: Don
ty to slip seamlessly in and out of widely
varied roles makes him the best character
cry, but more importantly he is asking that
people think. For your five'dollars. you get
John Keenan has been heralded as this generation's
Doonesbury: and if the strip's a little
There are. naturally, some hilarious
moments in Penguin Dreams, the most
break dancing, and new-found love, take a Ameche break dancing, Ameche and actor in the business. Steve Cuttenberg and more than a movie, you experience the The collection is comprised of 120 over- shallower than it's predecessor, well! so's memorable being when Opus's TV chases
back seat to reality. Cocoon begs the ques- Gwen Verdon ballroom dancing, the new-comer Welch are throughly charming positive power film can provide, when in sized pages of recent strips, chronologically the generation. But Bloom County is not him across the living room screaming "You
tion, "Is there something, something alien's human-like skins hanging out of a as the literally star-crossed lovers. But it is the right hands. Q arranged from Opus's Momquest to Bill Doonesbury. didn't NEED absurdly overpriced Calvin
the Cat's ill-fated run for the Presidency. It wasn't until the publication of Penguin Klien Jeans! Or cabbage patch dolls! Or

King's Skeleton has backbone
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Extra Cash and have fun doing it.
Do you love," Stephen King asks his
readers on the very first page of his latest
collection of short stories. Skeleton Crew.
He repeats it again, later; "Do you love?"
King above average is worththe price of
the book.
The lead story, a novella called "The
Mist" is arguably the best work in the
H.P. Lovecraft. I don't know about other
horror fans, but I'm always pleased when
names like Yog-Solhoth turn up in other
writer's stories, especially when the story is
(from the Different Season's collection),
was effective, and The Rati, an intriguing
little scenario about a group ot college
students trapped on a raft by a sentient
I do. I love good horror writing. book, lis another one of those Evil written as well as "Gramma" is. amoeba-like monster, was a lot ot fun.
Snack Bars Become an Technology stories, where a decidedly "Word Procesor ot the Gods" is more a And then we get to "Nona", which was
John Keenan strange mist sweeps into a town as a result fantasy than a horror story, but it has a cer- the most mysterious, haunting, confusing,
Cafeteria Services Intramural Student The first Stephen King novel I read was
ot -you guessed it- army testing of a new
weapon. Sure, the premise is old. but the
writing will keep you interested, and
tain warmth that makes' if enjoyable, and
it's always pleasant to sec a King story with
and effectively frightening piece in the
book. A young driller picks up a stunning-
ly beautiful woman, who is possessed ol
Patroon Room Assistant
"Salems Lot", published shortly before
King became the superstar he is today; I've characterization has always ben King's
strongest point.
a happy ending for a change (if anyone's
curious as to how I could characterize a
story about a man doing away with his
some strange tendencies. King has rarely
been in better tor than he is here.
read everything he's written since. He's lost
Rathskellar a little steam since his early works, but he's The Monkey" is a shorter word with a family as "warm" they'll just have to read

I Get Involved! still the best author writing horror today.!
Skeleton Crew is a collection of
little more "fun" wrapped up in it ..a win-,
dup toy monkey is found in the attic of a
the book.)
"Cain Rose Up", a short-short which
Mixed bag though it is. Skeleton Gelt : -
still the good horror by tin- best horr.-i
reprinted short stories ranging all the way family's new house, and whenever it's seemed a little rminiscenl of "Apt Pupil" writer alive today. Enjoy il

Vending or back to 1909. and they're good, but they cymbals bang together, someone dies. This

Be a Referee for our fall sports. don't compare any more favorably to type of story is where King is really at his

The pay is good and it's fun work.
King's first collection, Night Shift, than Pet
Semetary compared to Salems Lot. For-
tunately. King is still above average, and
best, turning the ridiculous horrible.
Another outstanding effort is "Gramma"
a frightening story with of tip of the hat to
LONC's Method
Washers and Dryers Thunders or Andy McCoy ot Hanoi Rocks

Barber Shop Become a Council Member M ethod to Our Madness, the third LP
from the Lords of. the New Church,
shows a style closer to that of their
very first, very guitar-oriented album than
on the chainsaw numbers, but otner songs
show the depth of his ability. On 1 Never
Believed," his solo moves gracefully from a
their second LP. Method ... retains much psychotic grass roots sound to something
Check Cashing Serve on the governing body of of the power of the LONC's debut, but it
manages to incorporate- some of the
similar to a Mick Jones/Joe Perry blend.
Along with Stiv's voice, Brian lames' guit.ir
intramurals. sophistication attempted on Is Nothing
gives the LONC a distinctive, yet varieJ
sound. ,

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Dave Tiegunna and Nick Turner, bassist
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solid rhythm. They anchor the start and
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Lead singer Stiv Bators is in fine form,
showing a heavy Iggy Pop influence, with
stop beat of "S. F. and T." very well, and
produce a groove in "Murder Style" that,
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an occassional touch of Jim Morrison. He's
in league with the best in hard rock and
along with some great horns, makes this
the LONC's most danceable song yet.

Glen House punk on "Method . . . , " "Kiss of Death,"

and "The Seducer." Stiv can also croon, as
In general, the album has a more hard
rock sound than the LONC's previous
in "When the Blood Runs Cold," showing work, perhaps due lo the influence of their
WATCH THE that when his lime for Vegas comes, he lours with Hanoi Rocks. The album is not a
providing auxiliary services to the will be set. There are more back up vocals sell out; it is not Pyionuinia. This is perhaps
INTRAMURAL behind Stiv this time, including females on he best LONC album yet, and certainly
university community since 1950 "The Seducer" and "Murder Style."
Guitarist Brian James lays down some of
ane of the best "tougher-than-you"
rock'n'roll (whatever thai is) albums of re-
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4a Aspects of the summer!
June 17, 1985
LETTERS great.successes. However, it has also experienced enough
failure to make students realize that much more must be
price of a concert ticket, music is for everyone to enjoy.
WQBK and the bands who perform should be highly
Welcome to SUNYA done. Albany bears the heavy responsibility of setting
a ,1 example in every facets of student government and stu-
commended for all their efforts.
Kristiae Sauer
To the Editor: dent activism for trie rest of the State. It is imperative for
Welcome to the State University of Mew York at students to get involved with the activist organizations on
Albany. Welcome to one of the finest Student Associa-
tions in the country and one that has historically prided
campus. S.A.'s Student Action Committee and the
N.Y.P.I.R.G. chapter are two grassroots organization
Off campus surprises
itself on being a leader in the pursuit of students' rights. dedicated to actively pursuing students' issues. To the Editor:
Incoming students have always added tremendous vitality ~ The educational value of actually being involved in the For the first two years of college, living in the dorms
to the Association through their participation. political process, through such advocacy organizations, is was a necessary evil. Off-campus living was a Utopian
I My particular message centers upon the rebirth of stu- immense. Rather than simply listening to the textbook lifestyle that only juniors and seniors were privy to. Last
I crack dent activism and student participation in the democratic version of our political system in lectures, you can year, the time finally came when I too, could indulge in
the closed door, process. The echoes of a new and burgeoning student become part of that system. From a personal perspective, the pleasures of off-campus life. Well Gracie, life ain't all
opening myself movement are being heard around the nation. It seems the vast bulk of my understanding of the system has come it's cracked up to be.
that everywhere students are becoming politically aware through direct participation in the process as an advocate Put aside the exorbitant rents, the poor living condi-
to the danger '- for students.
and are turning their focus outward. Recently, in New tions and the total lack of parking facilities for a moment.
of my sister's York state, Columbia and Stony Brook students staged I urge you to enter this University looking outward and Disregard the landlords who can't speak English, the
sleeping Jtole. massive demonstrations in protest of the apartheid regime to fully experience SUNYA. Keep abreast of the issues backed-up toilets and the oven that just won't work.
Planted vines of South Africa. Last November, your University was that cencern all of us as.students. Keep alert and be will- Students deserve a better fate. A far better fate than what
of pantyhose one of the leaders in the nation in student voter turnout. ing to participate when.on certain issues stu'1 nts must was in store for six friends who chose to live on Elberon
Students are coming together to create a powerful voice unite as one. Street in the heart of Albany's high-crime district.
weave webs among for social justice and for social change.
shed clothes of !Hdent Association can only be truly effective with One of our friendly neighbors who lived right down the
As you enter SUNYA, you will be faced with many new your participation. We are located in Campus Center 116. street from us decided to throw a housewarming party in
weeks ago, and challenging academic responsibilities. Soon after- The door is always open. our honor. The only problem was, he failed to invite us.
camouflaging ward, however, you will also see the potential fur ex- Steve Gawley We forgot to leave the door open for him, so he had to
the slender tracurricular involvement to enhance your overall ex- SA President kick the back door in. Silly us. Evidently, Robin Hood
outline of perience at the University. Most of you were involved in must have been the man's childhood idol. He stole from
the non-academic activities of your high school. The the rich to give to the poor, ostensibly himself.
Albany Student Association offers countless oppor-
tunities to get involved and fulfill that need.
An Albany benefit By the time our little visitor was through, he made off
with more than SI200 worth of our possessions. A police
legs The Student Association funds over 90 student' To the Editor: officer kindly informed us that our valuables were pro-
and, organizations through our yearly budget of well over During the year, many students have offered only bably sold for $30 on the street. So much lor our heroic
miles away, 1,000,000 dollars. From the Irish Club to the student-run negative comments about this university and about the ci- Robin Hood.
a head. radio station, there is ample opportunity to explore your ty surrounding it, A positive comment is long overdue. Two weeks later, a burglar was caught in our upstairs
interests. In terms of social and cultural enrichment, S.A. The WQBK radio station has offered the Albany area apartment. We don't know if he committed the first
whisper her name. adds much to the University community. its Christmas present early this year as it has done in years theft, but it didn't matter. Our apartment, our space, our
She slithers forward Each year, the Student Association is faced with past. WQBK sponsors free outdoor concerts featuring home, was violated again. He didn't just lake our VCR,
in her sleep. another enormous task. It is charged with representing local Albany bands to benefit the Easter Seals founda- he took our video tapes. Isn't anything sacred anymore?
At the threat students' interests on University, community, state and tion. The Capitol District rocks with 'Party on the Plaza'. We have since moved from Elberon Street, and we wish
of Good Morning national issues. On an administrative level, S.A. faces op- the new tenants luck. We're paying a little more, living in
ponents who control University governance bodies. In ' Not only does QBK'S efforts benefit a very worthy even smaller quarters but it's worth the peace of mind.
she hisses and issues outside the confines of our University, Student cause, 'Party on the Plaza' offers the Capitol District a We're only two blocks away from Elberon, but it seems
retreats. Association utilizes somewhat limited resources to battle musical alternative to the often unreachable and often like miles. So here's to the joys of off-campus life. Toga,
against opponents who have far greater power in terms of sold out concerts at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. anybody?
money and political influence. S.A. has achieved many Music is not only for the ears of those who can afford the David Weller


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Mushrooms forecast to be newest campus drug fad

iNVOlv COLLEGE PRESS SERVICE A n e w said. Those who don't consider
recreational drug seems to be ap- mushrooms similar to LSD

researchers say.
there." various drugs, and predicts the hallucinogenic reproductive
The new interest in mushrooms extentof mushroom use "depends spores are legal.
pearing on - college campuses, answer " n o " and are recorded as could be cyclical, researcher on the media attention." Accor-
non-users. "Either way, the Anglin explained. "Don't ask me ding to Anglin, "these things If mushrooms' availability

Use of "mjtgic" mushrooms answers are misreported," Fisher why, but about every 20 years is a have a kind of word-of-mouth at- enhances their popularity, "it will
IN natural hallucinogenics with ef- said.
fects similar to but milder than
cycle for drugs," he said. "It's tribution that makes them attrac- be interesting to see how fast the

Most studies, Fisher claimed, like We had nostalgia for the '50s tive to people who use them. trend moves," Anglin said. But
LSD is rising on the West show hallucinogenics use is and now the '60's. People who Usually the experimentors are mushrooms probably won't af-
* * Coast, in New York City and even stable, but don't show use varia- .didn't live through those times bright, alert people." fect use of other drugs like mari-
on British campuses, say resear- tions for different kinds of find them interesting." juana, cocaine and alcohol, he
chers at UCLA and Cat State- hallucinogens. The California Anglin blames "media While it's illegal to possess or said adding, "Coke is in for the
Northridge. rest of the decade."

m v* study, which asked specific ques- hype"for generating interest in use m u s h r o o m s , the n o n -
But national drug surveys are tions about mushrooms, LSD and
missing what could be the beginn- other hallucinogenics, shows
ing of a trend by asking the wrong most users have tried mushrooms,
43 around them now," he said. The issue students are now ad-
questions and mmisinterpreting but few have taken just LSD, he

data, the researchers add. claimed. Pogue credits the "well- "Students in the classrooms are dressing have not changed since
# HNM t h e study, prepared by UCLA It's not the first inkling that rounded student" as the basis lor being introduced to global issues the protests of (he 60s, Poeue
what be believes to be a rise in stu- so they can see inequality around said. Inequality, poverty and
^ 5* student John Thompson, Gal hallucinogens are coming back.
State ethnobotanist William Em- In 1983, Drug Enforcement dent activism. "What 1 sec is that the world, so they can see starva- unemployment are the types of
bdden and UCLA psychologists Administration spokesman Franz students tend to be a little more tion, man-created chaos and issues which still have not been
M. Douglas Anglin and Dennis Hirzy said falling prices were in- conscious of what's taking place poverty," Pogue said. solved, he said.
Fisher, said nearly 15 percent of creasing LSD's popularity.
1,507 students surveyed at UCLA Orientation
Cot*n cil
A recent Arizona State study
fofcea* and Cal State-Northridge admit- found LSD use had risen at four
4Front Page meetings are very valuable," skills to those necessary for
Class Van Cat*' ted to using mushrooms at least of five campuses surveyed: North
once. to attend special programs Schimley said. success in the job market
U Carolina, Arizona Stale, SUNY
A state Substance Abuse Ser- and Penn. But the National In-
regarding specific fields of
study, such as pre-law, the
Another valuable aspect that
has been added to the orienta-
later," Schimley explained.
"Orientation also helps
vices study showed New York Ci- stitute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) is medical professions, and tion program is a special career students key in on initial
ty high school students who had skeptical.

V* P*
theater and music. "These planning component. "This friendships," Schimley said.
tried hallucinogenics, including "I haven't heard about increas- "We stress the importance of
departments are a little dif- will help students relate to their
vO 5 Co n^ert J5 mushrooms, increased from six ed mushroom use at least on this
percent in 1978 to 10 percent in side of the country," said NIDA
ferent and special, so these freshman course academic strong relationships."
j &
oarcj 1983. Washington, D.C. spokeswoman
"Our survey proved i t w o Dorin Czechowitz. "And 1 can't
Chapel House There will be a meeting of the board Tuesday
things," Fisher said. "First, say (the California) study is sup- Front Page June 18, according to Hartigan, to discuss options.
mushrooms are the major ported by any data in our staff, he said, but the extent of the meeting "was "A contractor was brought in to do a visual
hallucinogenic being used in our surveys," she added. that they need to make arrangements for the fall." study," of the building, Hartigan said adding, "the
V sample, not LSD. And second, But, so far, mushroom use "We're trying to find a location where Chapel visual assessment is that it's 'pretty bad.'"
national drug surveys are asking seems to be confined to small. House can move in," Doellefeld said, adding that The corporation which ran Chapel House had the
iC Q , e e /e questions in the wrong way and areas on both coasts, Anglin said.
misreporting the data,"he added.
something the size of the former building was building insured, according to Hartigan, and the in-
AV^ r *c/
"The mushroom center seems
When mushroom users are ask- to be established in Washington
"simply not available on campus." surance company has made an initial assessment. "I
"There is a commitment to make sure that the do not believe the coverage. . .will allow us to
1 er s e d , if they have used LSD or state," Fisher agreed. "The program is continued," said board member John rebuild," Hartigan said. "We would have to raise
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o * u** a n y t h i n g s i m i l a r , " y e s " , Pacific Northwest has an ideal Hartigan. " T h e university has been very funds, which is one of the primary responsibilities

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^ets it respondents are labeled LSD wet, humid climate for growth.
users in other surveys, Fisher It's quite likely they grow well
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According to Pellon, SA's situation has
been "reevaluated by CONTEL represen-
The new telephone system also saves the
.University money on long distance calls,
said Neveu. The old system gave the
Eric Schwartzman
tatives" and their problems are being dealt University access to WATTS lines, which
with. Pelton added that the switch over provided discount rates for long distance
from New York Telephones Centrex I
system to the new CONTEL SLI-XM
calls within New York State. Now the
University has access to WATTS lines ser-
member Class of 1986
system was the "smoothest cutover ever vicing the continental United States, said
seen." Problems like informing people of Neveu.
the new telephone numbers will go away
after the system has been functioning for a
According to Neveu, the dormitories
were not included in the CONTEL system proudly welcomes
while, he said. because service for dormitory phones
According to Leo Neveu, SUNYA's would be "signivicantly higher than what
Controller, the university would save
J money because of the immediate efficien-
cies of the new system and because of
"cost avoidances," like calls between the
students are now paying" New York
Telephone. University officials informed
quad board members about the rate dif-
ferences and made the decision not to
campuses. change the quad telephones in conjunction

The original estimate of savings would

have to be "modified to some extent,"
said Neveu, because several enhancements
with the quad boards, said Neveu.
There is the flexibility 10 "include the
dorms at a later date" if New York
Telephone's rales increase enough to made
have been hade in the system allowing for
communication through University com-
the CONTEL system economical, said
Neveu. to
puter terminals, which were not included The installment of "tie lines" linking
in the original estimate. No new savings
analysis has been conducted as of yet, he
the new system'and the dormitories in
order to get unlimited calls would cost
about $200 a month, said Neveu.
SUNY- Albany
Albany walk
46 anti-war works), there are some really nif-
as a member of the
alive with a variety of concerts anji other ty exhibits on the natural and human
events. Most notably, WQBK's good-old
Party in the Park has found a permanent
home there. Every Thursday, into
history of the state.
The last of our walking wonders is
Washington Park. You might spend more
Class of 1989
September, local bands will rock the Plaza time here this summer than anywhwere
for the benefit of Easter Seals. else. Brilianily designed and beautifully
Beneath this concrete extravaganza is a landscaped, the park seems like a summer
|| = 3 0 A M . T 0 3AM :OURMEWU INCUJP&S : BURGERS, BUFFALO WINGS ,itoMEMAD showcase of modern an waiting lo be paradise in a few square blocks. Besides
discovered. In the underground mega- the basketball, tennis and handball courts,
P I ^ A AMD MUCH, MUCtf MORE ' , corridor thai spans the length of the Plaza, sunny fields, playground and shady knolls,
Ihe walls are lined with a bizarre assort- lha park features paddle-boat rides and
bOutazeU Cafe ment of abstract expressionist and other
exciting pieces of modern art. And late at
fishing in the lazy picturesque lake and old
fashioned boaihouse. It's a good place 10
OPEKJ EVERyDAYTILLTHE WEE -HR5 . OP T4+E MOK-NINGr (RAIN ORL SH-IME,) night, if the hallway is still open, you have run, if you're into thai kind of loriurc.
[his quasi-museum all to yourself. If not On a final (l'ooi)noie, there are several
inspirational, at least il's an exciting and lesser known attractions worth walking to.
eerie experience. Afterwards, you can Albany abounds with greasy spoon diners
always sit on the ledge overlooking the and sleczy nameless bars, not to mention
^ALBANY'S OKICV 7 f r T.V. S C f c e e M * river and a sizable verical drop down to the
highway,which the Plaza also affords.
garage sales, thrift shops and used book
stores. Not 10 lake away from the big
. Across the street from this experience is
the New York Stale Museum. It's a nifty
museum. Besides art (this spring ii showed
a powerful collection of anti-nuke and
names, bui ihesc unsung heroes of Albany
are as much a pari of the city as the irendy
shops and restored brownsiones-. Don'i
pass them up.
What's your game?

* Front Page have lo be fair lo everyone. How are
WEDNESDAY I S Sfroh'S Night YOU NEVEK. KNOW) WHERE; YDU ONLY KNOW IWTEN. the city,'.' he added. students going 10 gel lo the nursing home
Ray Kinley, Democratic Commissioner if they don't have a car?"
of the Board of Elections, defended the Gawley has notified University. Presi-
HAPPY HOUR FRIDAYS 4p.m.-7p.m. FREE HORS DOEUVRES decision to switch the polling place to the
pursing home. "I think under the set of
denl Vincent O'Leary about ihe redisric-
ting and the SA President says that

circumstances it had to be done this way,"
said Kinley. "The people in the nursing
home must have preference. How arc they
O'Leary is concerned about the women's
safety issue, Gawley added thai O'Leary
will take some measures in the near future
The Men's and Women's
going to vote?"
"We don't want to disenfranchise the
elderly" said Gawley. "I just think it's
in an attempt to change the decision.
Presently, two quads have polling places
or! campus, Satale Quad (Ward 15,
Intramural Organizations
detrimental to put students and the elderly
in the same district."
"We realize that there should be a
special voting place for the elderly," said
District 5) votes in their Flag Room. In-
dian Quad, which is pan of Guilderland,
votes al the University Gym and Colonial
Quad.residents still cast their ballots at the
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The new telephone system also saves the
.University money on long distance calls,
said Neveu. The old system gave the
University access to WATTS lines, which
Eric Schwartzman
tatives" and their problems are being dealt
with. Pelton added that the switch over provided discount rates for long distance
from New York Telephones Centrex I
system to the new CONTEL SLI-XM
calls within New York State. Now the
University has access to WATTS lines ser- member Class of 1986
system was the "smoothest cutover ever vicing the continental United States, said
seen." Problems like informing people of Neveu.
the new telephone numbers will go away
after the system has been functioning for a
According to Neveu, the dormitories
were not included in the CONTEL system proudly welcomes
while, he said. because service for dormitory phones
According to Leo Neveu, SUNYA's would be "signivicantly higher than what
Controller, the university would save
tmoney because of the immediate efficien-
cies of the new system and because of
"cost avoidances," like calls between the
students are now paying" New York
Telephone. University officials informed
quad board members about the rate dif-
ferences and made the decision not to
campuses. change the quad telephones in conjunction

The original estimate of savings would

have to be "modified to some extent,"
said Neveu, because several enhancements
with the quad boards, said Neveu.
There is the flexibility to "include the
dorms at a later date" if New York
Telephone's rates increase enough to made
have been hade in the system allowing for
communication through University com-
the CONTEL system economical, said
Neveu. to
puter terminals, which were not included The installment of "tie lines" linking
in the original estimate. No new savings
analysis has been conducted as of yet, he
the new system and the dormitories in
order to get unlimited calls would cost
about $200 a month, said Neveu.
Albany walk
anti-war works), there are some really nif-
as a member of the
alive with a variety of concerts and other ty exhibits on the natural and human
events. Most notably, WQBK's good-old
Parly in the Park has found a permanent
home there. Every Thursday, into
history of the state.
The last of our walking wonders is
Washington Park. You might spend more
Class of 1989
September, local bands will rock the Plaza time here this summer than anywhwere
lor the benefit of Easter Seals. else. Briliantly designed and beautifully
Beneath this concrete extravaganza is a landscaped, the park seems like a summer
| | : 3 0 A M TO 3AAA i OUK- MENU INC^UPES : BURGERS, BUFFALO u;WQS/:HOAAEM\DE.- showcase of modern art waiting to be paradise in a few square blocks. Besides
discovered. In the underground mega- the basketball, tennis and handball courts,
P I X X A AKJD MUCH", MUCH M O R p , corridor that spans the length of the Plaza, sunny fields, playground and shady knolls,
bOiu&zeU Cafe the walls are lined with a bizarre assort-
ment of abstract expressionist and other
exciting pieces of modern an. And late at
tha park features paddle-boat rides and
fishing in the lazy picturesque lake and old
fashioned boalhouse. It's a good place to
OPZU EVERYDAYT1LL-WE WEE -HK5 . OF THE MOK-NIINGr (RLAIW O R . Sf+IME.) night, If the hallway is still open, you have run, if you're into that kind of torture.
this quasi-museum all to yourself. If not On a final (l'oot)note, there are several
Inspirational, at least it's an exciting and lesser known attractions worth walking to.
eerie experience. Afterwards, you can Albany abounds with greasy spoon diners
alw&ys sit on the ledge overlooking the and sleezy nameless bars, not to mention
^ALBANY'S ONLY 7ft T.V. SCKeCM* river and a sizable verical drop down to the
highway,which the Plaza also affords.
garage sales, thrift shops and used book
stores. Not to take away from the big
. Across the street from this experience is
the New York Stale Museum. It's a nifty
museum. Besides art (this spring it showed
a powerful collection of anti-nuke and
names, but these unsung heroes of Albany
are as much a part of the city as the trendy
shops and restored brownstones. Don't
pass them up.
What's your game?

< Front Page have to be fair to everyone. How are
WEDNESDAY is Stroh's Night YDU.NEVER KNOW WHERE;YDU ONLY KNOW IW*EN. the city," he added. sfudents going to get to the nursing home
Ray Kinley, Democratic Commissioner if they don't have a car?"
of the Board of Elections, defended the Gawley has notified University Presi-
HAPPY HOURTODAYS4 p m -7p.m. FREE HORS DOEUVRES decision to switch the polling place to the
nursing home. "I think under the set of
dent Vincent O'Leary about the redisric-
ting and the SA President says. that
circumstances it had to be done this way,"
said Kinley. "The people in the nursing
home must have preference. How are they
O'Leary is concerned about the women's
safety issue. Gawley added that O'Leary
will lake some measures in the near future
The Men's and Women's
going to vote?"
"We don't want to disenfranchise the
elderly" said Gawley. "I just think it's
in an attempt to change the decision.
Presently, two quads have polling places
ori campus. Satate Quad (Ward 15,
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detrimental to put students and the elderly
in the same district."
"We realize that there should be a
special voting place for the elderly," said
District 5) votes in their Flag Room. In-
dian Quad, which is part of Guilderland,
votes at the University Gym and Colonial
Quad residents still cast their ballots at the
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Danes play at
Campbell is the king of chess at AlbanyHeritage
THE Park
By Marc Berman win might be .30-40 moves down the the notorious Boris Spassky, who or-
SPORTS EDITOR road." chestrated a 'simo' consisting of 30 ist two seasons' have-keen ori the
for Coach Bob'lord's Albany
OF Robert Campbell, a member of the Last month, Campbell's chess skills boards. Campbell put up a strong battle
itba'll team. This season will tic
Albany State Chess club, Albany Chess ' were exhibited at the Campus Center, before falling to the former World Cham-
club and Schenectady Chess club, likens where he conducted what is termed as a pion in 57 moves. ', but in a different senseipf
(OFFICIALLY TO BE REFERRED TO AS THE SENIORS) his favorite pastime to "a struggle between
two people."
'simultaneous'. That is when a chess
player competes against more than one op-
A 'candidate master' since 1980, Camp-
bell has had some difficulty accumulating
e Great Danes, who '-have a :C<JRI-
WBW" record of 8-12 tftftse past-two
"It's a struggle of ideas,"said the ponent at the same time. At the Campus enough points to surpass the 2199 'master'
28-year old Campbell, who is attending Center, Campbell aligned eight chess years, have signed to play two night
barrier. His sum once reached 2,136, but games at Heritage.Park, the homeaf tjhe
school part-time at Albany State. "It's a boards on a table and played those has leveled off since.
struggle of theories. Whoever masters the passersby willing to take him on. At times, Albany-Colonie Yankees. The. Danes
"It's like a roller coaster," said Camp- will play .on back-to-back Saturday
struggle better than the other will be the he was playing eight challengers bell, who participates in two tournaments nights the second ami third amesW
Karen Laporta President victor."
Campbell has been winning that struggle,
"They keep you on your toes," said
a month. "You do really well in a tourney
and you pick up points, then you don't do
tbfc .year versus Brockpdn and RPl,
Michael Miller Vice President quite frequently in his 17 years of com- Campbell regarding 'simos'. "It's more
peting in tournament chess. As a freshman difficult than one-on-one and it can get
well and you lose points."
The most agonizing part of tournament
The last lime the Dimes faced RS'J
was in 1974, when they shellackedfjjfe
Sharon Cassuto Secretary in high school, he started playing the chess
circuit and since then he has compiled 2116
play, according to Campbell, is playing an
opponent far below you in points. "If you
Engineers 37-7, bringing it!r iwo-ycar
tounament points, qualifying him for the series t o i l l i p . Jii i973.-the Dan
win you get two points, if you lose you --J. 28-3 kccemly.though, R
status of 'candidate master' also termed droip 30 points," he said. "You got to
'expert'. "Fisher was a high beat those players or you're in trouble."
ermed into a coiUpciltivir O
If Campbell's point total exceeds 2199, During Campbell's slumps, he has had
he will be titled 'master' a goal he feels school dropout and the misfortune "of losing to some lower-
Eric Schwartzman Michele Ketcham Ross Abelow is altaninable in the next few years. The
he became one of the caliber players. "You know when you're
next step is 'Grand Master', which is quite in a slump," said Campbell. "You start
Paul Schaffer Susan Meeney Bill McCann an exclusive club considering its less'than
100 members.'" world's greatest chess missing things you normally don't miss.
Hi's caused by fatigue and by playing too
Jackie DuSault Beth Steven Laura Cunningham Reaching that perch is something far players." much." gUi! to have thefl back on tn.
down the road for Campbell. "It's possi- Campbell thinks that top chess players
Sal Perednia Larry Goodman Adam Zalta ble," said Campbell, who spent seven Robert Campbell are often misconcieved as being geniuses.
HW'Was beinp added lo the state,
, a school Aibtuiv had pouiuicd
years after high school graduation in the He isn't quite sure just how much a role
Marines. "But I would have to devote .i 4' i. >- fori: of / ' i' i t!
the intelligence factor plays in.chess. a fflg4illj{S., aaCKCd cji/of t(tc ft-
Jon Harrison Rich Lapidus more time to it." "(Bobby) Fisher was a high school niajnlrj; tw nmi of llitir contract!
That might not be possible for the busy dropout and he became one of the world's That, coupled 'villi New Haven's decs-
Campbell, who is still a Marine reserve greatest chess players," said Campbell. .von to withdraw from their two-year
while also holding a part-time job. In his you exhausted. You can't always find the Campbell says there is some intelligence (teal with the Dapfe, ceaitd n void in
spare lime, he is also trying to finish his right moves. You have to settle for second involved, but it's limited. "You just have the schedule for iilbatiy to fill.
History degree at Albany State. "Plus," best." to know what is happening in those 64
WELCOMES he says, "the pay for, even for the top
players isn't so good."
Campbell has conducted eight 'simos' in
his career including one in Okinawa, but
Campbell still loves the game and says this marked the first one in the Campus
squares. You don't have to know anything
else outside those squares."
Campbell will be competing at Fit-
Moore was cloia io signing a paci
with tvio -Division II Michigjn schools,
Grand ijUpiis or 'vVayrYe Stats, but in-
stead opled to hitch up with Wagner
playing it has made him more patient. Center. "We were mainly trying to get chburg, Massachussetts for his next tour- a powerful Staten Island-based Division
THE "Chess disciplines you to be patient," said people aware that there was a chess club on nament and he hopes to play at Hartford IJIjieaim.' : j j -
Campbell, the highest ranked player on the campus," he said. "We also were trying to later in the month.
Albany State club. "You need patience to gel some names for the fall." The Dines have'been successful in
"It takes five minutes to learn how to ihch three p r o Sous bame night games
play the game and I think I have a lot of On Saturday, June 15, Campbell was, on play,"' said Campbell.-"But to get good al They are undefeated under the lights of
OF it," the other side of the 'simo' table, when he it you have to spend hours studying and Blocker'Stadium -.- the former residence
You could get winning position," he drew Leonid Shamkowzich, a Grand practicing." of'fjle Albaiiy-Cplpnie A's.
continued, "but you must be patient. You Master who dropped by Albany to present Judging by his stack of 100 chess books .,, Mare Berman
first must parry your opponents threats. A a chess lecture. Campbell has also played on the shelf, Campbell has put in his time.
TO Campus fitness craze proves it's 'in' to work out
By Heidi Gralla reported Pat Rogers, physical education were involved in intramural athletics, 800 ly athletically inclined, who don't have a

SUNY ALBANY EDITOR IN CHIEF department chair. "Our biggest problem is participated in intercollegiate sports-, and '
Early one foggy morning last semester, a finding space for freshmen," she said. between-3,000 and 4,000 students enrolled
student emerged from her dorm on Col- She's resorted to reserving about 10 per- in courses at the gym, according to Rogers.
real interest in something physical are fin-
ding they have a lot to choose from.

onial Quad. Pausing only briefly for a few cent of the class cards for freshmen, and In addition, to participating in activities They're doing things like running, playing
effortless kneebends, she took off on a these, she said, "are filled the minute we at SUNYA's gym, students have also been softball, and getting involved with school
(KNOWN AFFECTIONATELY AS THE "CONCRETE CITY") slow jog around Perimeter Road, open registration." going to area health clubs.
Former Student Association Vice Presi-
spirit," Rogers said.
Informal aerobics groups have sprung
It was pretty quiet at that hour; a time
clearly reserved for joggers. There was in Figure control and weight training dent Suzy Auletta joined a fitness club in up around campus, offering students an
fact, about as much foot traffic on the classes are jammed with students. The May '84. "Before last year I wouldn't have hour or two of exercise one night a week.
sidewalk as there was car traffic on physical education department had to even thought to join a health club. Now This is a popular form of exercise because
Perimeter Road itself.'' move the figure control class from the most people I know are members in one it seems relatively easy," explained White.
Slowing her pace to wave to a short dance studio, which has room for about 50 place or another or they're doing Jane "Aerobics have been presented in such a
plump man dripping with sweat, the stu- students, to the gym, where they now teach Fonda at home," said Auletta, who flowery way that it's attractive lo those
dent explained, "I pass him every morning four sections of the class with about 90 graduated in May. who never before enjoyed work, sweat,
it's strange, but we've never stopped students in each section. The department Several area health spas offer special and the bottom line things which create
and talked." also plans to offer three new weight train- rates for students and advertise extensively fitness. It's been marketed quite a bit,"
Once around Perimeter Road was all she ing classes next fall. in student newspapers. "We bring students said White.
hadtime for that morning, but, she said, in by the hundreds," said Bob Bethel,
later she would probably head over to the Dance c l a s s e n r o l l m e n t has president of the Colonic Athletic Club. Auletta offered a different reason for
pool to swim a few laps. Next semester "skyrocketed," said Rogers, explaining "I could just look at our ledger and tell the campus fitness phenomenon. "It's like
she's registered for a figure control class at that the physical education department has students are interested in physical fitness. an escape. You do it lor yourself, by
the gym. gone from teaching a few classes, in It's become a major thing in college," add- yourself, and you're away from the books
She'll have plenty of company there: modern danqe, to offering courses in ed Marilyn Marwill, an officer of the club. and the phone," she explained.
physical education officials report that modern dance, jazz andballct, al beginn- Eric Sauter, who graduated in May, his Sauter suggested still another explana-
most gym classes are filled to capacity, ing, intermediate and advanced levels. two housemates and another friend, all tion. "Everyone is very conscious of how
because fitness, they say, has become an in Students are taking advantage of the joined the Athletic Club last September. they look these days. They're conscious of
pastime. gym's facilities in their leisure time as well. "It's more than just getting in shape, its a the clothes and the jewelry they wear. You
"Its just amazing, the amount of jogg- Racquetball courts are constantly in use social thing," said Sauter who estimated have to look good and pan of that is look-
ing, bicycling, swimming, and other fitness with students often waiting in line at 8 that he and his friends spend about two ing healthy. It's important lo look like
activities going on on this campus," a.m. to sign up to use a court the following flours three times a week at the club. you're in shape," he said.
observed Ron White, assistant coaching day. . "Fitness consciousness has been
professor of physical education at The campus fitness trend began about building," Suuler said, recalling, "Two Even some faculty members have joined
SUNYA. Fitness awtyeness on campus, seven years ago and has been' steadily years ago, when I lived on Alumni, a he fitness craze. William Rainboll, direc-
White said, has grown substantially In the growing since then, said Rogers. In the woman started an aerobics class. She had tor of SUNYA's journalism program,
11 years he's been working here. first three years after the craze began, so many members she had to go to a larger enrolled in an aerobics class at the Albany
"Students want control of their lives physical educalion enrollment rose 30 per- room and then she had to offer more YWCA. He spends one hour, two days per
and they realize that physical fitness docs cent, Rogers said, adding, "we're now at classes and she started charging for them, *eek there. "I would like to think I'm do-
lead lo a more productive life. Every year capacity." loo." ing ihis because I'm healih conscious," he
we sec more and more, research that proves "We could easily enroll twice as many said, "but 1 have this nagging feeling I'm
it," White explained. students in twice as many classes if we only "We're really seeing a lot more fitness doing it out of guilt. I feel guilty looking
Physical education classes consistently had the space," Rogers said. awareness on the fringes," said Rogers, slightly overweight and not looking like a
till up during the pre-registration period, Last year approximately 8,500 students "The people out there who aren't normal- male model in OQ."
SA Funded
The lights of Heritage

Sports Summer Park will shine on Coach

Bob Ford's Danes twice
this Season
See page 15 _^ ALBANY
September 10,1985

Gibbons shines for crew at Empire State Regatta Area bars refurbish to
By Marc Berman
33,000 people witnessed the Regatta, which took place on
the Hudson River.
Gibbons thought the Albany boat raced solidly, but
were overmatched. "Sometimes you lose a race,
Increased occupancies greet frosh attract over-21 crowd
Considering the abundance of experienced rowers pre- "You wanted the school to look good," said Gibbons, sometimes you got beat," said Gibbons. "We got beat."
By Jim O'Sulllvan
sent at the inaugural Empire State Regatta, held on June "because we're a new team and we're having this Regatta She had other opinions about the the team's perfor- By Pam Schusterman Increased Occupancy, said Martone, is defined as NEWS EDITOR
8-9, it came as somewhat of a surprise to the Regatta's in your own backyard." mance in the Intermediate eight race. EDITORIAL ASSISTANT students in suites that are tripled or quadrupled on a
organizers that the only four-medal winner at the two-day And that it did, thanks lo Gibbons. She took first place "That race we lost," said Gibbons. "We didn't row a When the 21 year old drinking age goes into effect
FOIL., a large number of first-year and transfer fairly permanent basis. Temporary housing conditions December 1, Albany's most popular student bars will be
affair was Albany State junior Marianne Gibbons, who in two single races, helped Albany place second in the good race. We weren't all together." students the words "the more the merrier" have taken are people living in lounges or in bunk rooms on Alum-
never set foot in a racing shell before March. women's Intermediate four and coxswained a top finish losing more than just a few weekend partygoers they'll
Longhi finds it difficult to make the transition from the on a special meaning. The words, posted oq dorm ni Quad, he said, adding that about 50 students fall in- be losing a major portion of their clientele as well.
The 5'2", 100-pound Cold Springs native is a key in Albany's mixed eight. four-boat to the eight-boat. "You have a different mind doors and buttons all over campus, are an attempt to to this category and they are guaranteed to be reassign- Already, a new look is emerging as the bars try to attract
figure to the success of the newly formed Albany State "She did fantastically," said teammate Theresa set in the eight-person boat," said Longhi. "I still pull project a positive attitude about the problem of dorm ed to permanent housing within two weeks. an older crowd.
crew, which had 500 competitors representing 30 schools Longhi. "We were very happy for her." hard, but it just seems the eight is harder to pull." overcrowding on campus. ;.
and clubs. According to police estimates, more than The most dramatic change so far is Washington
Schaffer pointed out that the four-boat was receiving According to John Martgone, Director of Residen- The reason for temporary housing, Martone said, is Tavern's (W.T.'s) new green and pink decore, which
Surprisingly, Gibbons isn't considered the top woman' more attention the past few weeks, something that will tial Life, 46 percent of incoming frosh and transfer because "We guarantee freshman housing and these W.T.'s owner Michael Byron said is supposed to be
rower on the squad. Jennifer Hanson was voted the continue during the upcoming weeks. On Monday, inten- students are living in increased quarters. "This means people either applied very late or were walk-ins." sophisticated and the style of the future. More subtle,
team's most valuable rower and even Gibbons concedes sive training will start for Gibbons, Longhi, Lozier and the students are either living in increased occupancy or The problem of overloading in campus dorms is not though, are changes underway at the Lamp Post, the
she is "about fourth best on the team." But it takes a dif- Hanson as they prime up for the Empire State Games- temporary housing conditions," he said. 19*- Long Branch, Across the Street Pub, and Sutter's Mill,
ferent kind of person to row a single than to sweep," said tryout on July 13, with Schaffer guiding them twice a all of which are turning to new strategies to retain or at-
Longhi. "You need balance and finer technique. Power day. tract new customers.
helps but having good technique and balance is apt to "He's a good coach," said Gibbons. "He knows so
show up more in a single. If you don't have it, you wind W.T.'s, located at 250 Western Avenue, was in for
much about crew. If you ever have a question about crew some revision despite "21," said Byron. "It needed a
up in the water." he knows it. There's nothing about crew he doesn't change after fifteen years it was kind of
The water is one place you won't find Gibhons, know." weatherbeaten." The new look includes a new color
although many inexperienced rowers have a tendency of Ihe men's team's exploits weren't as eye-catching as scheme, lighting and furniture.' 'We're gearing up for the
getting wet. '. the women's, but ihe men were facing stiffer competition, next fifteen years," he explained.
Gibbons said that a lot of people try rowing, "but they including powerful Syracuse and Cornell..
slip going in. 1 liked it, and kept getting better at it." The men's best race at the Regatta was the Intermediate "We're looking for our market share," said Byron,
Albany Stale crew coach Jeff Schaffer thinks so much four as they placed second behind Syracuse, which had who added that the redecoration was part of that concept.
of her rowing prowess in the single-boat thai he's going to competed the prior week at the IRA on Onondaga Lake' "In other words, we're moving a little bit up-market."
enter her in the National Trials al Tennessee in three in Syracuse. Byron said he hoped to attract a slightly over "21"
weeks. clientele, but said, "we don't want to eliminate the SUNY
Kevin Reaume, Dennis Crawford, Harry Carter and juniors and seniors," either.
"I don't know how she'll do," said Schaffer. "It will Paul Darcy comprised the second-place boat, which was a_
be good experience." late entry. In addition to physical changes, Byron said, W.T.'s has
Gibbons has a better shot al qualifying for ihe Empire expanded its kitchen hours until 2:30 a.m. on weekends.
State Games in August, racing with Longhi; Hanson and "We put the boat together at the last minute," said Despite the new color scheme, he added, he said he
Kim Lozicr in the four-boal. At the Empire State Regat- coxswain John Barnum, in an interview with the Times- believes W.T.'s will remain popular with students. "Our
ta, the four Albany State rowers looked impressive in Union. "Our first practice was when we rowed to the drinks haven't changed, our personnel haven't changed,"
placing second in the Intermediate four and the Open starting line." he said.
four. The squad thai beat the Danes was Brockville a The men's team didn't fare as well in the eight, Down the street, at the intersection of Quail Street and
Canadian school. Led by the coach of Canada's Junior finishing second to last. Western Avenue, changes are in store for the Lamp Post,
National Team, Brockville is rated as one of the finest Overall, though, the Danes were pleased at their per- also. According to owner Tony Sabatino, the bar will
rowing schools in the country. formance and were content with the fan support the become a semi-restaurant that will be designed to be
Regatta received. "Bohemian with a little twenty-first century design it's
TIMES UNION Canada's main season is in the summer," said Gib- going to be a little bit different and a little creative," he
Albany State crew member Marianne Gibbons was bons. "They have to wait longer in the spring because of "It was like a homecoming," said Longhi. "We rowed
a four medal winner at the Empire State Regatta. promised.
the ice." our first meet of the year at home and our last."
Sabatino, who also owns LP's, the dance club below
Forty-six percent of the Incoming frosh and transfer students are living in Increased quarters. the Lamp Post, said he will feature more Italian dishes
and pizza in the "new" restaurant, and at prices low
Williams hurls softhall team to NYSAIAW crown enough to attract a student following. Construction on
the interior of the Lamp Post, he added, will start in
January with completion slated for before students return
By Dean Chang
Willi only 13 players on the roster, Ihe
is something," said Rhenish.
Williams, who was named to the Nor-
theast region All-American learn, pitched
Player, Theresa Coyle, Paige Gardineer
and Teresa Murray.
"They came out for the team just so we
eliminated them from post-season
SUNYAC play. In order to qualify for the
SA victorious in polling place shift after intercession.
Much closer to the University's uptown campus, at
1238 Western Avenue, another student bar is also expan-
National Championships, the Danes first
Albany State women's Softball team could every inning of every game for the Danes could have a team," said Rhenish. "Even have to win the SUNYACs. By Al Baker was trying to inconvenience student J. Kinley. ding its menu and updating its interior. Across the Street
have considered a .500 season a lolly goal this year, except for one inning against though they didn't play a lot, without Months of negotiations finally , voters" by putting the new polling In the past, SA has bad little or no Pub manager Mike Arduini said more finger foods,
lo reach before ihe season began. When Herbert Lehman. them, we never would have got where we The NYSAIAW tournament, held May paid off for Student Association place off campus. outreach to the city, Oawley said. salads, seafood, and burger combinations were added to
the Danes surpass their goals, they don'l With the win over Staten Island, the did." 10-11, involved eight teams selected from a (SA) officials when the Albany Due to the fact that the Daughters The results of that lack of proper the menu this summer, But, he said, 21 "wasn't the main
leave room for any doubl. Danes advanced to the semifinals against Next year, the Danes arc looking to add pool of .17 Division 111 Softball teams af- Common Council voted to move the of Sarah Nursing Home is two and a community relations are evident in reason we did that."
Albany defeated defending champion third-seeded New Paltz. The teams split another title to their collection: a filiated with the NYSAIAW. Other teams polling place for Dutch Quad half miles from campus and there are the threatened enforcement of the "Every bar or restaurant has to make a change every
and lop seed Oswego Slate 10-0 to win the two earlier confrontations this year, but SUNYAC title. This year, Albany lost a participating were Union, Oneonta, residents to the Thruway House on no sidewalks along Fuller Road and anti-grouper law and in the polling now and then," to keep customers satisfied and attract
NYSAIAW championships for the second the Danes left little doubt about the out- doubleheader to Oneonta which Malloy and host team Herbert Lehman. Washington Avenue last Thursday. Washington Avenue, Oawley said place issue, he added. new patrons, he said.
time in the last four years, giving the come of this game, winning 19-5. The original location had been a nur- some change was necessary. Other SA worked this summer to im- 22*
Danes a 15-6-1 record. Kelly Brown and Beth Wolf led the sing home over two miles away from factors against the Original site in- prove cooperation and enhance rela-
19-hit attack, each getting four hits. the campus in a less accessable area cluded a high speed limit near the tions with the city through its com-
Oswego let up six runs in the second inn- nursing home, poor street lighting,
of the city. munity relations program, Oawley
ing, giving Albany pitcher Wendy
Williams all Ihe cushion she needed to
Williams, voted the team's Most Valuable
Player this year, helped her own cause by Last November most Dutch Quad infrequent public transportation and
weather concerns, Oawley said.
said, which included an increased ef- ASP goes door-fo-door
secure the victory. going 4-for-5 with two doubles, a triple residents were districted to vote at fort to clean up the' streets of
Williams faced 25 baiters, four over the and four RBI's. Brown and Monique St. Margaret Mary's School on SA was especially concerned now Albany, a program of water conser-
minimum, giving up four hits and striking Romano homered for Albany. Western Avenue. Residents of because of the Karen Wilson case. vation and the Matchmaker Project This semester's premiere issue of
out four. Against Oswego, the Danes took advan- Beverwyck and Schuyler dorms on Wilson, a SUNYA student who was to help improve the student housing the ASP has been delivered door-to-
Named to the NYSAIAW All- tage of several opportunities to gain the Dutch were districted to vote at the to have graduated this past May, has situation. "I believe -we have shown door on the quads.
Championship Team, Williams helped the six-run lead in the second inning. Out of gym. But in early April this year a been missing since March 27, 1985. the city that' students can be a
Danes to a flying start in their first round one single, three walks, a few bunts, a cou- new voting district was created which She was last seen walking on Fuller positive force in the community and
Pick up future Issues of the ASP
game againsi CUNY champions Staten ple of errors and a passed ball, Albany got Included Dutch Quad. Voters in the Road; that they do deserve a change to par- feyery Tuesday and Friday, except
Island. She pitched her third no-hitter of an insurmountable lead, new 15th Ward, 7th district, were "In light of the Karen Wilson inci- ticipate in the electoral process," holidays, at any of the following
the year to give the second-seeded Danes a "I couldn't have written it better on a then scheduled to vote at the dent, our concern about women's said Oawley. distribution points:
4-0 victory. script," said Rhenish. "That was One of Daughters of Sarah Nursing Home safety was paramount," added "We feel that through the Pro ac-
It was the firsl time in NYSAIAW Ihe best innings I've seen the team play all on the Washington Avenue Oawley, tive Community Relations Program,
playoff history that a no-hitter was year. Things happened just as you Extension. "This summer we attempted to we have greatly improved our rela- *Flagrooms on all the Quads
thrown, according to Head Coach Lee visualize them happening," Along with the redlstricting, so show city officials that we were tionship with the city and our con- *C#nsU8 Center Lobby
Rhenish. Williams slruck out 10, while many students voted in the 1984 determined to make amends for past cern over the movement of the poll-
walking only one.
The Danes added two runs in the fifth,
presidential elections that the com- disagreements between SA and the ing place to the Thruway House was
*Wal(J#n Cafeteria
and one in the sixth and seventh for In-
Earlier in the year, Williams pitched surance thai was never needed. bined number of Dutch and Colonial City Council," said Oawley. Albany finally addressed," he added. "Bmbachsr Cafeteria
hack-to-back no-hitters in a doubleheader Wolf and Romano were also named to Quad voters exceeded the number officials Involved in the discussions When asked if SA's efforts to im- "The Rathskeller
against Siena, which Khenlsh said was the NYSAIAW All-Championship Team. allowed by law. Included Albany Mayor Thomas M. prove relations with the city 'Draper Hall
"unheard of." According to Rhenish, the team Steve Oawley, Student Associa- Whalen III, Fifteenth Ward Alder- represented a change in tactics,
"It's not unusual for someone in Divi- wouldn't have gone anywhere without tion (SA) President, who was con- man Nicholas Collucclo, County Oawley said, "We're working with
sion I lo pitch a few no-hitters, hut for us four key players: Kathy Chlcester, who DAV> ISMC UP!!
cerned about the Issue of women's Legislator Frank Commlsso and the city to try and gain a positive rap-
SQUEEZE PLAY: Sheila Littleton attempts to lay down i bunl lor the Albany Stale, Commisioner of Elections Raymond
to have someone in Division III lo do this was named Ihe team's Most Improved softball team. They are the NYSAIAW champions. safety, said "it seemed as if the city 34>