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FIRST I3J0E OF THE "REAPPEAitANCS" OF THE VIEW
MEET THE NEW DEAN
Bv: Laurel Metzner
COMMITTEE CREATED FOR UNDERSTANDING
by: Nerina Tribble
Well, well, well. Another school year
is on the way and though we are
groaning because of our class load
and our term papers, we must keep
in mind that we have a lot to look
forward to. There are many new
facets at the Mount ant that rnenas
new friendships, some different
goals, and creative ideas. Perhaps you
haven't met all of the new faces.
Maybe you are tired of seeing new
laces, or you don'l have the time, eh?
Well, one woman you should lake
time to meet is Mount St. Mary's
new Dean lor Student Development,
Luckily, it is almost impossible not
to meet Allen because of her involve-
ment with Mount students is so
great. Her responsibilities include
supervision of Health Services,
A.S.B., Residence Housing, Athletics,
The View, Career Development,
Campus Ministry, Student Orienta-
tion; am 1 running out of space?
Granted, that is a pretty long list of
responsibilities, but Allen is so com-
mitted to Mount St. Mary's that after
only two months she is able to per-
form with efficiency and dedication.
When asked whv she is so devoted to
the college, she replied"Mount St.
Mary's is small enough so that one
person can make a difference. There
are a lot of outstanding people at the
Mount with a commitment to ex-
Allen has a Masters of Education in
' ounseling and Personnel Services
from the University ol New Hamp-
sire and a Doctorate in Educational
adership from the University ol
San Diego. She heard ol Ms M<
through an advertisement and when
she was interviewed and she receiv-
ed the job she relocated from San
Allen's goals for the college are
somewhat idealistic but not entirelv
unachievable. She says, "I want to
make development of the students a
conscious process, so they can
graduate with a stronger sense of self-
confidence. They will have the abili-
iv to get along with people and live
a balanced and healthy lifestyle along
with a developed set of values"
Allen would like to develop the stu-
dent as a whole individual b\ em-
phasizing decision-making and con-
centrating on more than just the
academic aspect of college. When
asked how she was to go about at-
taining these goals she replied, "By
focusing on expectations. If the ad-
ministration makes all of the deci-
sions lor the students then we take
away from the students' right to
make a decision. I try to be a role-
model for students hv working on my
own self-confidence to increase stu-
dent self-confidence, by taking risks,
and by developing positive expecta-
tions." Allen plans to get a lot o\' stu-
dent feedback in order for her to con-
tinue her personal objective of active
learning. She says that if she had one
wish for herself, she would never stop
learning, and that active learning is
an intricate part of a full college ex-
perience. Allen maintains that, "If
a student violates a policy, he or she
should experience what that ex-
perience means in order to obtain
positive and negative feedback."
Playing such a prominent role at an
all-woman's college is something new
for Allen. She has been a part of four
or five different colleges but claims
that the people at those colleges
aren't as committed as those people
at Mount St. Mary's. She says that,
"women have a different leadership
style than men. It's more col-
laborative and flexable. Women will
enter the business world and be more
fluid rather than trying to control it."
v\ hen Allen isn't focusing primarily
on her career, she enjoys biking, sail-
ing, visiting with friends, needle-
point, and writing. She has had much
of her work published, including a
book that came out in February of
1987 called Future Perfect. The book
focuses on how to hecome a model
for professional development and
Allen is definately a versatile and in-
teresting person with a lot to offer to
the Mount community. Her ideas are
creative and intelligent and her con-
fidence in achieving her goals is a
sign of her dedication to Mount St.
Mary's. She is a welcome addition to
the administration and is another one
of those darned "outstanding
people with a commitment to
The Food Sen ice Committee is one
of Residence Hall Association's
committees affecting students, facul-
ty and staff. Chaired by Kristin
Gooch, the committee was started as
a project in her leadership class,
Spring '86. Survevs were sent out
and some of the results were carried
through. One that did go through is
having a salad bar area away from
the regular iooi\ line. Gooch wanted
to contihute where the project left
off. She approached Ata Shafiyoon,
Director of Food Service, Leslie Bar-
tosch, Director ot Residence I ife
and Dr. Cheryl Mabey, Directoi ol
Leadership Center in starting up the
committee again under the Residence
Now in effect, the Food Service
Committee is a committee one can
join anytime. Its goals arc: to foster
better communication between the
Mount community and Food Ser-
vice; to be educated on the needs of
both sides; and to understand the
goals and limits of Food Service.
Like other organizations. Food
Service is on a budget. Their first
concern is that they have to spend a
great deal of money on replacing
china, silverware and glassware that
are taken out of the cafeteria and not
returned. This problem involves
everyone. Secondly, there is a pro-
blem of wasted food. These things
can make tuition go up.
At the same time, the Food Ser-
vice is very helpful and willing to
woik with the committee. Says
Gooch, "Food Service is verj
understanding and reallj wants to
work with us. rhey're not here to
take advantage of our money." She
also mentions that I o>.x\ Service does
its \ ci > best in buying y.^^\ quality
food in produce, staples and in
brands dike Kraft oi Mia Dena),
In its first meeting with food Set
vice, the commit lee discussed issues
like the length ol lines, sack lunches,
variety of \oo<.\ made in the kitchen
and in the salad bar, concerns ol
health -conscious people, having a
labeled salad bar and not having two
red meat entrees at a given meal.
Input is important. Without it,
how can Food Service know how
they are doing? Let the Food Service
Committee know. There is a sugges-
tion box in the cafeteria. Both Food
Service and the committee would like
to hear positive comments as well.
It is worth knowing that communica-
tion is taking place between Food
Service, the committee and ultimate-
ly the students, faculty and staff.
Campus Beat randomly selects
students and others for personal
v lews on pertinent topics.
Do you feel that a candidate's past
indiscretions (i.e., pot smoking, in-
fidelity), should prevent him or her
from holding positions of
' 7 think they should go for it. It 's
their personal life. We've all done
things that were not the best. We
learn from this. If someone had an
alcoholic problem in the past, are
you going to prevent him from run-
ning?' — Anne Mac Arthur
• 'He would have to be pretty strong
to survive " — Caroline A. Felix
"You can 'l put people on a pedastal
that's too high. Politicians aren't
gods. I guess it depends on what
situation a politiaun finds himself
m, " — Lorinda Guzman
D e„, S e S cI^ ENT URGES UNITY AND ACTI0N WE DON'T CARE ENOUGH
She's concerned about what hap-
pens at this school. She cares. She's
the hardest working person I know.
She's served in every organization,
every committee, served this school
far beyond what a normal human
being would even think of doing.
And she's always gotten the job
done. But she's been rejected too.
People don't appreciate her —
cherish her for the truly special
woman that she is. Oh, they love it
when she does the work, when she
takes on the impossible — and suc-
ceeds. But let her become involved
in something that truly has meaning
for her, some position or office, and
people cry foul. I don't know why.
Maybe it's jealousy — that uncon-
trollable urge to see people fall. See
them hurt. Maybe it's selfishness —
that (same) uncontrollable urge to
see others fail because you've done
it so many time yourself. Maybe...
I don't know. Maybe they do it for
the hell of it. How sad.
There's another woman at this
school. She cares. She's not as visi-
ble as her counterpart — not as ac-
tive in school politics or committee
work — but she wants to be. She
wants to be involved. She wants to
work with others, help them, share
with them — make things happen.
But she's alone. No one sees her —
sees her. Oh, they see her body. They
know that she's in one of their
classes or perhaps she lives on their
floor. But she might as well be in-
visible. She's forgotten. Ignored.
She's not part of the "in" crowd,
not a member of any cliques, so
everyone just assumes she's got
nothing worthwhile to say. If they
That new teacher is terrible. She
doesn't care. To her, a teacher is not
someone who should be there for
students. She shouldn't encourage
them, guide them. She's a dictator
— capable of only giving orders,
dominating, and lording her position
as a teacher. Everyone in class knows
how destructive she is. They know
that they learn nothing from her.
Her class is humiliating for- them.
The class is useless. Yet, they sit by
and do nothing. Absolutely nothing.
Oh, they may bitch among
themselves. They'll talk big. But they
won't go for help. In the end, they
will do nothing. Instead, they'll suf-
fer — and the students who come
after them will suffer. If only they
took a stand...
We don't care enough at this
school, we really don't. We don't
take the time to find out what hap-
pens around us; how others feel and
how we feel about ourselves.
Students get so wound up in
themselves; in the gossip, and in their
academics, that they don't appeciate
good nor do they shun the bad. You
can't change what you don't see.
You can't follow the rules or judge
those rules if you don't have a clue
as to what they are. Hearsay doesn't
work in the real world. You may say
that so-and-so is a lousy teacher
but when was the last time you were
able to tell the difference? When was
the last time you noticed how
dynamic, knowledgable, or caring a
POSTCARD GREETING KINDLES X-MAS SPIRIT
'Tis the season to be jolly! Yes,
you guessed right. Christmas, a most
festive day, is rapidly approaching.
The ideal Christmas scene is within
a city covered with snow or frost. In-
side the house, people are seen cuddl-
ed and cozy in their warm blankets
and mittens. They roast chestnuts or
marshmellows in the open Tire.
Maybe the television is turned on to
a Charles Dickens classis, A
Christmas Carol, or they enjoy sing-
ing along with the Christmas
Outside, dazzling tiny colored
lights and snowflakes fill the city
with holiday spirit. The stores inside
become mad houses as people hus-
tle and bustle and stuggle to get a
place in line. If they're lucky, they
might get out by midnight alive, but
not without fatigue. Streets may be
lined with people curious to see the
< hristmas parade, especially the
children who wait to sec their
favorite hero. Santa Claus.
by: Jackie Velis
After all the shopping and parade
watching, people head for home.
Kids rush to find the goodies stuff-
ed in their stockings. Adults toast to
good health and happiness, and the
exchange of gifts draws family and
friends close together. Everyone
shares and spreads the love and joy
The purpose of this newspaper is
to provide a forum for student
opinion; to provide an opportuni-
ty for students to learn and refine
writing, organization, and group
skills; to build a sense of com-
munity among students and
faculty; to provide information of
interest to the Mount communi-
tj . and to stimulate new ideas and
generate dialogue on pertinent
teacher was and praised them for it.
Yeah, they need it too. I'll bet money
that some students don't even know
their teacher's names. And we
wonder why faculty and administra-
tion don't always listen to us. Com-
munication is a two-way street.
We're harming ourselves. We real-
ly are. We are alienating ourselves
from the people — faculty and ad-
ministration — that influence our
lives greatly. They are our role
models. They teach us about the
world beyond this college — a world
that we will either succeed or fail in
someday. These people make and
shape the policies that govern us,
direct us, and develop our sense of
community. Can we have this com-
munity if we fail to listen and under-
stand them? No, no we can't. I'm
not advocating that we let ad-
ministration dictate every aspect of
our lives. No way — we are an in-
stitution of adults. We must live our
own lives. But if we don't take ad-
vantage of the experience and
wisdom of faculty and administra-
tion, then we have ourselves to blame
for our ignorance. We miss out. We
lack information that is important to
us. We turn inward — and become
deeply buried within our academic
life. Even worse than the alienation
that we build between ourselves and
authorities is the alienation that we
build between ourselves — our peers.
Is it any wonder that we turn on peo-
ple? Is it any wonder that we hurt
others without cause? And is it any
wonder that we don't have the con-
viction and moral character to stand
up to our beliefs? We'd better stop
Change starts from within. We've
got to restrain ourselves. We've got
to stop ourselves from being
judgemental with others, and learn
tolerance and acceptance. I've met
some wonderful students on this
campus, but I haven't met anyone
yet who was infallible — including
yours truly. It won't kill you to say
hi to someone. You'd be surprised
at how good you feel after a smile.
Offer to study with people you don't
know, help someone with a project,
or tell a teacher that she/he did a
great job. We can only grow — we
can only become more human — if
we reach out. If we see and listen to
Find out what's happening on this
campus. Discover people who know
what meetings are taking place —
what decisions are being made. Read
the newspaper. What takes place at
Mount St. Mary's College directly
affects you — one way or the other.
Knowledge is precious. But only if
we use it. Find out what you can do.
Run for office. Let people know that
you are interested in joining a com-
mitee. Help a teacher with research.
Voting, filling out questionaires, or
being there for others will go a long
way towards bringing us all closer
together. Everyone can do
something. Mount St. Mary's will
never be perfect, but if we start liv-
ing the ideal — if we start living as
caring human beings — then maybe
we can come a little closer to the
united, spirited school that we want
so much. It's something to shoot for.
Let's start now...
The View Staff
De Ann Griego
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of Mount St. Mary's College, Los
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Questions or comments may be
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DISCOVER YOURSELF THROUGH CULTURE SUMMER REMEMBERED
The first thing thai freshman want
to do when they get to college is par-
ty. Come on, lei's be truthful.
Besides, it's okay. College is a place
to explore who you are — your
values, beliefs and traditions. It is
often the first time thai a young per-
son gets even a taste of what in-
dependence is like. It's refreshing to
meet people and enjoy yourself —
after you've finished studying that is.
You need this experience to grow.
But if you think that you're going
(o learn everything about the world
within two hours at a dance or rock
concert, then you're mistaken. You
need inspiration — the inspiration
that you get only through the arts.
Culture brings you out of your mun-
dane existence. Your view of the
world broadens. In jpany ways, you
change. One of the best things that
has happened to me in my nearly
three and a half years at the Mount
was my exposure to plays, poetry
and classical music. Where I come
from, culture is not something that
is a part of everyday life. I didn't
know the beauty of Monet, the com-
plexity of Dostoevesky, or the genius
of Gershwin. I didn't know the thrill
of experiencing a play that has truly
touched you. My world view was
Looking back to my pre -
collegiate period, I realize how much
I would missed if I had not en-
countered these greats — and many
others. I've learned so much about
history — about how people lived
and the lifestyles they led. There is
so much about human behavior and
why people do the things they do —
perspectives that I never would have
experienced if not for literature and
art. It's something that you just can't
get in a pop record.
I don't claim to be an expert. I'm
not what you'd consider a cultured
woman. But I'm getting there. The
process has begun and will continue
the rest of my life. The arts have
given me hours of enjoyment — and
precious amounts of enrichment. I
wish everyone had the opportunity
to experience the arts. No matter
whether they are a freshman or a
senior, they'll get something out of
it. You may not like it the first time,
but, gradually, those good feelings
seep in. Believe me, the discoveries
you make are worth it.
By: Marina Smith
Jet-setters, I know what you're
thinking. "Summer in L.A.? How
droll. Don't you know it's not
fashionable to stay in town?" Ah,
but dearies, that is precisely the idea
I must poo-poo. One needn't leave
town to experience fun, excitement
and glamour. This last summer was
particularly fabulous. You
remember last summer, don't you?
It wasn't that long ago. Come
dahlinks, I will tell you why it was
You spent your Fourth of July on a
yacht in New York with Lee lacoc-
ca. You wore diamonds. You ate
divine caviar and sipped sinful cham-
pagne. Not bad. But I was on the
Santa Monica Pier at 5:00 in the
morning. I wore my parka. I ate
divine Ritz crackers delicately gar-
nished with pate of Cheeze Wiz and
sipped sinful 7-11 coffee. Jumbo
size, of course. Sorry dahlinks.
While you were lookin for petty
bargains in the "mercados" in
Spain, I got the deal of the century
at Venice Beach: three pairs of socks
for ten dollars, PLUS I got a higher
consciousness cookbook AB-
SOLUTELY FREE from a generous
Hari Krishna. You can't beat that
with a jewel encrusted stick.
While you were foolishly foolisly get-
ting fit and trim and showing off that
new bikini on the beaches of Rio, I
was stuffing my face at the "Taste
of L.A." and I wisely traded in that
ridiculously tiny bikini for a pair of
While you were trying to figure out
how you were going to transport that
whole new wardrobe that you
bought in Hong Kong for under a
hundred dollars, I simply tied that
smart scarf around my neck, (the
one I bought for eighty dollars in
Summer is Tres Chic In L.A.
Beverly Hills, on sale), and therefore
had my hands free to flag down the
tow truck. (I had parked in the red
because I didn't want to pay S6.50
While you were merely spectating at
the Grand Prix in Monaco, dahlinks,
I was personally dodging freeway
snipers on the 405.
While you were on safari in Africa
in your little tent, with nothing to
worry about except an occasional
lion or tiger, I was fending off pit-
bulls from my lounge chair at Stoner
As you tiptoed through oceans of
tulips in Holland, I was having my
soaps pre-empted by the Iran-Contra
While you, oh globetrotter, were
eating escargot in Paris, the snails in
my fish tank were eating my guppies.
While you were being charmed by
the Glokenspeil, my Timex kept on
As you gazed in wonder upon the
glory and grandeur that once was
Rome, I gagged in agony upon the
ruins of what once was my checking
While you counted the pigeons in
Trafalgar Square, I counted how
many BMW.s passed Wilshire and
Federal during rush hour. Top that
And while you waited for two hours
in line for customs to have your bag-
gage checked for bombs and contra-
band, I had my purse checked and
was frisked for only two seconds,
(for bombs and contraband), before
entering the Whitney Houston con-
cert at the Forum.
You see, my pretties, life in La La
Land is as glamourous and as ex-
citing as anywhere else in the world.
And you wonder why you ever left.
Compiled by Marina Smith
Debbie: Thanks for all your
help, bud. Two months 'til the
squids come home! Keep
Joanne S: Don't stress! You are
gonna do great. Maybe even
graduate! Just kidding, Jo
Hey Nancy! You're doing a
great job with RHA this year!
Sharon: You make the day a lot
brighter. Keep smiling.
Mary P. Perry: Kidnaps dawgs
for fun. Love ya pal, Jo
Carole with an E: Marilyn
Monroe says thanks for being
her best friend in the whole
Jerrygiraffe: You've been the
best part of the year.
Joe's girl: (MIA) Male visiting
hours are over at 10:30PM.
Leah: Floored. Stored. Oard.
Donna: Where do you spend
your Thursday and Sunday
Dr. Deese: It was fun wasn't it?
But soft, what brain in yonder
student snaps 7 Champagne
and Sushi? You're paying?
Warp Seven ahead. Number
Ann: How much would three
cost without the "extras"?
Tami M: Madonna says thanks
for being her best friend in the
whole world. By the way, we
must go raging soon.
B.K.: I'm sorry that I didn't find
out what my friendship
"meant" to you.
Wende Go UCLA: Beat USC!
See ya on the 21st, JO
Baby X: Find a name why don't
ya? Love, Shecky
Leah Ann: Excuse me. Can you
help may find the sword? The
board? The Fjord 7
All students: Don't forget to
turn in your social ques-
tionaires. Thanx, Jo
Dr. Brueck and Dr. Deese: I owe
10% of my future success to
you. The rest is up to God. D. G.
Vivian C: We need an
To the World: Sometimes you
get on my nerves.
Cathy E. I'm looking forward to
a ride in the "Cathy Van". Keep
up the good work as prez.
Guess who I am and win a
To the Senior Class: Go for it
Peggy the Pegster: You are in-
credible. But, what I want to
know is, why are you always
smiling? What are you up to 7
Classifieds are $.25 and can be
ordered in the View office,
across from the Cafeteria
VOLLEY BALL WRAPS UP SECOND SEASON
by: Susan Robertson
Do we even have a volleyball
team? Of course we do! This is the
second year that Mount Saint Mary's
College has sponsored a volleyball
team. The volleyball season ended in
early October and it was a busy one
for the girls. They participated in
three tournaments, in addition to
their regularly scheduled games: one
in Fresno, one in San Bernadino and
one in Whittier. At the Whittier tour-
nament, Caitlin Gaffarian received
the All Tournament Player Award.
This is the second year in a row that
a student from MSMC has received
this award. Gaffarian, who played
last year for the Mount, states, "It
foundation for next year with most
of the team members returning.
The team had a new coach this
year, Mari Wadsworth. Wadsworth
enjoyed working with the girls and
was a great asset to the team. She
worked them hard, but gave them
motivation and support. Let's hear
it for the MSMC volleyball team!
Thank you, team members, for your
time and effort!
ARTS CONSORTIUM CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The Arts Consortium, Emerging
Institutions of Cultural Diversity, has
compiled the fourth of a series of
monthly listings of cultural and
ethnic arts events taking place in Los
Angeles. The purpose of the calen-
dar is twofold: to provide members
of the media with a single source for
these events, and to call attention to
many of the smaller and lesser -
known Los Angeles - based organiza-
tions by collectively announcing their
The Arts Consortium, composed
of the California Afro - American
Museum, the Craft and Folk Art
Museum, the Japanese American
Cultural and Community Center,
and Plaza de la Raza, was formed to
introduce ethnic arts to broader Los
Angeles - area audiences and to pro-
vide cost - effective programs through
joint marketing, membership ac-
quisitions and services, and fund -
For more information about the Arts
Consortium, call (818) 783-6777.
Through December 13: "Patrick Nagatani/Andree Tracey Photgraphs" is presented in the UCLA Grunwald
Gallery. This exhibition presents a series of large-scale color Polaroid prints by photographer Patrick
Nagatani in collaboration with painter Andree Tracey. Painted backdrops and environments, combined
with live models, are photographed to produce tableaux which take a sometimes ironic look at life in
the nuclear age. Gallery hours: Tuesday — 11 a.m. -8 p.m.; Wednesday- Friday — 11 a.m. -5 p.m.; Satu-
day, Sunday — 1 p.m. -5 p.m. Admission: free. For information, call Karen Mack (213) 206-0690.
Through December 27: The Museum of African American Art presents "Los Angeles Collect", works by more
than 30 African and African - American artists held privately by 15 local residents. This far -ranging
exhibition will feature seldom seen paintings, prints, sculptures and artifacts by well - known artists. A
seminar on collecting is offered on Nov. 15. The Museum of African American Art, 4005 Crenshaw
Boulevard, May Company, Third Floor, Los Angeles. For information call (213) 294-7071. Museum
hours: Friday, Saturday — 11 a.m. -6 p.m.; Sunday — noon to 5 p.m.
Through December 31: "The Arts of Hawaii" will be presented by the Bowers Museum. Historical ceremonial,
musical, art and household items will depict this Pacific Island culture. The Bowers Museum is open
from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Tuesday - Saturday; noon - 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission and parking are free. Ex-
hibit and tour information can be obtained by calling (714) 972-1900.
Through December 31: Rare Chinese Jewish artifacts and the innovative ceramics of Los Angeles artist Otto
Natzler are featured in free exhibits through Dec. 31 at the Hebrew Union College Skirball Museum,
at 32nd and Hoover Streets. The exhibits are "The Jews of Kaifeng: Chinese Jews on the Banks of the
Yellow River", "Earth and Spirit: Otto Natzler at 80". Museum hours are Tuesday - Friday, 11 a.m. -4
p.m., Sunday — 10 a.m. -5 p.m. Closed Saturday, Monday and holidays. Parking and admission to all
exhibits are free. Group tours may be arranged, without charge, by calling (213) 749-3424, ext. 238.
Through January 5, 1988: The Southwest Museum Temporary Gallery presents "Eight Artists II", a sales ex-
hibition of contemporary paintings, sculptures, ceramics and mixed media works by some of the coun-
try's leading Native American artists. The exhibit represents Native American artists from the United
States and Canada whose distinctive styles are inspired by a variety of cultural backgrounds. Artists
represented in the exhibition are: Clifford Beck (Navajo); Jody Folwell (Santa Clara Pueblo); Richard
Glazer- Danay (Mohawk); Bob Haozous (Chiricahua Apache); Robert Houle (Ojibwa-Saulteaux); Edna
Jackson (Tlingit); Felice Lucero - Giaccardo (San Felipe- Pueblo); and Jacquie Stevens (Winnebago). For
information call (213) 221 -2164.
I hrough January 5, 1988: "The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection of Mexican Folk Art" is an exhibition from
San Francisco's Mexican Museum of over 100 folk art objects collected by Nelson A Rockefeller bet-
ween 1933 and 1978. Exhibited at the Southwest Museum Auditorium, objects include clay sculpture
and ceramic ware, masks, toys, lacquerware, glassware and textiles. The exhibition is sponsored by the
El Paso Natural Gas Company through a grant from the Burlington Northern Foundation. For infor-
mation call (213) 221 -2164.
Through January 5, 1988: "The Federico and Ellen Jimenez Collection of Mexican Jewlery" is exhibited at
the Southwest Museum Auditorium. Pre-Columbian, Colonial and contemporary pieces comprise this
outstanding collection of Mexican silver and gold. The exhibition includes a Pre-Columbian pectoral
of shell, turquoise and gold, 17th centurv relicarios and silverwork by William Spratling. For informa-
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FOR A THLETIC PROGRAM
BY: ANN MARANO
The intercollegiate sports program at
Mount St. Mary's College has recent-
ly undergone intense examination for
its viability and necessity at the Col-
lege. The expanding Athletics pro-
gram was the brainchild of one time
Athletic Director, Doris Gatfield.
Although never officially sanction-
ed by the Board of Trustees, it was
a plan designed to be flexible, im-
plemented as support and participa-
The issues of support for the athletic
teams and participation on these
teams by Mount students are what
motivated the Board of Trustees and
Administration of the College to re-
examine the place of the inter-
collegiate program at the Mount.
MSMC currently has three inter-
collegiate sports teams; Cross Coun-
try, Tennis and Volleyball. Citing a
total of thirty-one athletes par-
ticipating, the Board feels that the
program is not beneficial to the
greater Mount St. Mary's College
community, and that the budget for
the existing program could be ap-
propriated in such a way as to benefit
a greater number of students.
After considering the discontinuation
of the program, the Board consulted
with Kathy Allen, Dean of Student
Development, and Mari Wadsworth,
Director of Athletics and Director of
Residence Life. The two submitted a
skeleton draft of the revamped
Athletics program, outlining four
major components to a group of
concerned Mount students. Two
general meetings were held in
December to to gather student input.
A group composed of the variant
sectors of the College society were
brought together. Athletes as well as
non-athletes were represented and
united together in support of the
nuclear sports program.
The four components of the new
Athletics program were presented as
physical education, recreation, inter-
murals and a health and fitness pro-
gram. Together these components
would satisfy the goals to assist
Mount students in developing and
maintaining healthy lifestyles, as well
as a closer knit community. Physical
education classes would be offered
for academic credit and would in-
clude, among others; physical condi-
tioning, lifesaving, aerobics and
dance. The Recreation component
would emphasize various day and
weekend trips, as well as the develop-
ment of recreational clubs. The
former would consist* of hiking, bik-
ing, skiing, sailing and camping trips,
while the latter might include run-
ning, skiing, tennis or other clubs.
The Intermural component would
organize competition in various ac-
tivities, such as volleyball, table ten-
nis, basketball, card games and the
like, according to residence floors,
particular on-campus groups, or by
academic majors. The final compo-
nent, the Health and Fitness compo-
nent, would emphasize the develop-
ment of personalized exercise and
sound diet programs for not only
Mount students, but also for staff,
faculty and administrators. Activities
in the exercise area would include,
regular exercise opportunites,
availability of the Weight Room, and
health and fitness assessments.
The Board of Trustees and the Ad-
ministration of Mount St. Mary's
College has decided to forego the
suspension of the existing inter-
collegiate athletics program and the
subsequent implementation of its
proposed four pronged program until
at least after the completion of one
more year of intercollegiate competi-
tion. Should at that time the Board
find no increase in either the support
or participation factors that pro-
mpted their investigation into the
Athletic program at MSMC. they will
again meet to decide the fate of
Athletics at the College.
KINGPINS TO BLACK HISTORY
BY MARINA SMITH
The Associated Student Body's
(A.S.B.) Social Committee is spon-
soring Bay Area Rockers, The
Kingpins, in what promises to be one
of the hottest shows ever on campus.
BY: BRENDA ZOZAYA
In order to commemorate the obser-
vance of Black History Month, I will
explore a case of injustice in a peo-
ple's fight for their human rights,
The band, grand prize winners on
television's "Star Search", are known
for their outrageous acrobatic fifties
style rock n' roll. They have opened
for headliners such as Chuck Berry,
Jerry Lee Lewis, Dave Edmunds, Los
Lobos, The Fabulous Thunderbirds
and Lone Justice, among other
The Kingpins were invited to "play
the Mount" after Social Co-chair
Joanne Bartolotti had seen them in
the Bay Area. They were recom-
mended by students who saw them
on "Star Search" and A.S.B.'s Carol
Nevarez, Leah Ann Caro, Laurel
Metzner, Aurora Vargus and Tami
Mulhall who saw them perform at
the Western and National NACA
(National Association for Campus
Activities) Convention in November
in Los Angeles.
When asked about the projected
success of the show, Social Co-chair
Debbie Skeehan stated "I'm really
excited about it because I've heard a
lot of good things about them. As far
as the show being a success, I'm a
little worried about people not know-
ing who they are, but since they were
on "Star Search" and are in the
process of making a record, people
are becoming more aware of who
they are. I'm really looking forward
Senior Simone Stakich saw the
Kingpins during Christmas break
and was amazed at the size of the
crowd. "The place was packed,"
remarks Stakich. "I can't believe
they're coming to the Mount! If you
have the opportunity, go see them."
The Kingpins will be appearing on
March 29 in the Little Theatre.
"The Negro", Gunnar Myrdal once
said, "was brought to America for
the sake of white man's profit." The
role of the Black man has been
overlooked or neglected since the
beginning of American history.
There have been Black soldiers, ex-
plorers, writers, abolitionists and
scientists who have made great in-
dividual contributions that are
There was a man, however, that ques-
tioned the injustice to Blacks in
America. His name was Dred Scott,
a slave who had lived in the North
for four years.
The Declaration of Independence
states, "We hold these truths to be
self-evident, that all men are created
equal". This excluded and did not in-
tend to include that Black American,
who was only "three-fifths" of a per-
son. The Constitution contains the
phrase, "Citizens of a state are
automatically citizens of the United
States". This again did not include
the Black man. The Dred Scott deci-
sion of 1857 was the perfect exam-
ple of one man's attempt to interpret
these two documents. Scott stated
that since he lived on free soil, he
should be considered a free man. To
sue for his freedom, Scott's first task
was to prove he was a citizen. Chief
Justice Taney of the United States,
ruled in the Dred Scott case that
Black Americans "were not includ-
ed, and were not intended to be in-
cluded, under the word 'citizens' in
the Constitution". It took a Con-
stitutional amendment and a civil
war to reverse the Supreme Court's
opinion in the Dred Scott case.
Though the Dred Scott decision has
long since been overruled, it serves
to remind us of the injustices that
have been dealt to Blacks in
GRAD BALL - SPRING GALA 1988
SPRING SING 1988
BY: ANN MARANO
While most Mount students are
agonizing over the newly begun
Spring semester, the Coordinating
Board of Spring Sing has already
begun its enthusiastic preparations
for a gala musical-variety show to
chase away those inevitable mid-
semester doldrums. With the theme
of "Broadway", the show will be a
combination of dance routines,
musical performances, and dramatiz-
ed scenes from some of Broadway's
most loved and entertaining
theatrical productions. As the only
artistic production created, perform-
ed, and produced entirely by Mount
St. Mary's students, Spring Sing is
the opportunity to showcase the
wealth of talent that is ours. The
coordinating Board hopes to have the
show hosted by a professional com-
medienne/mr. to expecially highlight
student talent and performance.
The Coordinating Board brings not
only talent, but also experience in the
performing arts to this year's produc-
tion, creating a solid foundation
upon which to build a hit! The Stu-
dent Coordinators for Spring Sing
1988 are: Student Director, Ann
Marano; Budget Director, Joanne
Bartolotti; Stage Manager, Jeanne
Yugar; Music/Script Coordinator,
Chris Kaighan; Costume and Set
Coordinator, Jennifer Marano; and
Publicity and Ticket Coordinators,
Rachel Skinner and Patty Beal. All
MSMC students are not only eligi-
ble, but encouraged to participate;
either by performing or by assisting
as a part of the Production Crew.
Those students interested in a par-
ticular area of production are invited
to speak with the Student Coor-
dinator handling that area.
General questions may be addressed
to the Student Director c/o Chalon,
Box 243. Further information may be
obtained from Student Development
and at the Residence Desk. Broad-
way will be in Brentwood in 1988:
reach for it and get involved!
A liberal arts college such as Mount St. Mary's should be able to develop
the whole person. Our catalog states that every aspect of the Mount, not
just the classroom and books, should be learning experiences. I feel the
omission of a supported drama program at the Mount hinders the growth
of some vital learning.
In drama, actors/actresses experience other people's views by under-
taking another's identy as their own. In this way various cultures, lifestyles
and beliefs are presented to an audience for their response and contempla-
tion. Both actors and audience gain a new slice of life. I have been both
an actress and a part of an audience. Not only did I learn about others,
but I found out about myself.
Drama develops questions, raises concerns and makes one think. I think
this exposure is just as important as trips abroad and the liberal arts class
BY: SIMONE STAKICH & HELEN GRITT
On Friday, April 22, Mount St.
Mary's College invites ALL students
to attend Grad Ball - The Spring
Gala 1988 at the Marina Beach
Hotel. Come celebrate with the class
of '88 at the biggest event to hit
Marina del Rey!! Grad Ball this year
promises to be the best ever. There
will be approximately 125 bids sold
on a first come first serve basis at
$65.00 per bid. The price of the bid
includes a hosted champagne/punch
reception in the Hotel Foyer, a sit
down dinner, (stuffed chicken breast
with mushroom and spinach cream
sauce), and dancing with L.A.'s hot-
test D.J., White Ice. Bids will be sold
beginning March 7th in the Little
Theatre Foyer. This event is semifor-
mal/Formal. Bring I.D.'s and your
favorite guy!! Grad Ball - Spring
Gala Bids will be sold at the follow-
- Mondays and Tuesdays -
from 5:00 to 6:00
- Tuesdays and Wednesdays -
in the Little Theatre Foyer
from 11:00 to 1:00
You may also reserve your seat when
you buy your bid. In other words,
seat reservations are also first come
For further information contact:
Grad Ball Committee Chairpersons
Helen Gritt and Simone Stakich. You
may also contact any of the follow-
ing committee members: Virginia
Baca, Jo Bartolotti, Lillian Billanta,
Leah Ann Caro, Cathy Emley, Shari
Heinsius, Jenny Kalasky, Lori
Koutouratsas, Julie Labor, Kathy
Lynch, Mary Perry, Jo Ann Schaf-
frick, Sondra Stillwell, and Sherrie
Keri: I want my bandanna." V.C.
Marina: "Scuse me, could you give me
directions to Shortville? Wartville? Fort-
ville? Leah Ann
Hey Dirty Dancers! You were
Ang: Congrats on the Dean's
Marina: Courtville, Tortville, Portville,
Hang in there Annie, only three more
months to gol G.A.D.
Coco: When are we going to carpool?
Ted Rowland: From one monad to
another, this is the best of all possible
$1,000 will be given to anyone who can
Jersey, Your Yoottoo's are in my fridge.
Marina: Heard you're taking a trip to
dead city to do some desperate living.
Don't forget to take your Polyester suit
and loads of hairspray. Heard the pink
flamingos are a must see. LAC
G.D. You are the tops. What would I do
without you? D.G.
MSMC-ers: Make a difference this year
GET OUT AND V0TEIII
Tamster. Tonka and Leah: Hi, Whatcha
doin'? what's ya name? M.
A.S.B.: Big Bear Retreat. Don't try to
deny anything. I've got it all on tape,
yes, the whole sorid fuzzyduckian
E.M.: You are an inspiration...
I'd rather be dancing.
Carla Mena: I'm glad we now know the
true meaning of the word
"catheter." Johno and M.
Danielle: Glad to hear you're back. WW.
The Kingpins are going to rock the
school March 29thlll Yea" 1
Dr. Duran: But what does it MEAN? No,
seriously, how do you do it? How do
you find time to write, teach, travel, lec-
ture, have a marriage and teach rotary
classes in your spare time? Congratula-
tions on being a FAMOUS Philosopher.
M.S. and K.B. (The Rotary Club.)
COMEDY NIGHTIM March 21 in the Little
Theatre O' Big Laughsl Catch five, count
em, five of L.A.'s funniest Comedians,
plus our very own Ann Maranol (She's
paying everyone who attends five
dollars. See her for payment after the
show). Be Therein
J.M. Will You marry me? B.B.
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writing, organization, and group skills; to build
a sense of community among students and
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the Mount community, and to stimulate new
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MY FUNNY VALENTINE
BY: MARINA SMITH
I've finally figured out why it always
happens that when I mention the
words, "Valentine's Day" around
here everybody cringes. I think that
everybody must have had a bad
dating experience on Valentine's Day.
I know you know what I mean. You
went on a date, any date, just because
you didn't want to sit home on Valen-
tine's Day, huh? Am I right? Don't
feel bad, though, because I've done
it too, and more than once. Yes, it's
true. These are the confessions of a
Valentine's Dav fool.
Where do I begin to tell the sad tales
of my bad Valentine's dating ex-
periences? I'll start with a football
player named Frank Brewer. His
friends called him "Bulldog". He
was from USC, drove a new car, was
on the school's best-dressed list, let's
face it, he was a babe, a fox, a hunk.
He promised me a romantic candlelit
dinner at one of his favorite places
on Restaurant Row. Ooh, I was so ex-
cited. I had a date with Bulldog! I
was sure he was going to take me to
one of those trendy California style
places where you go to be seen rather
than eat. Of course, I wanted to look
my best. I bought one of those slinky
Norma Kamali dresses that were real-
ly in that year. It was tight. I could
barely sit down, but I figured that I
just wouldn't eat.
He picked me up in his new Porsche
(you know, the car that you have to
assume a fetal position in order to get
into*). I almost ripped my dress try-
ing to get into that car. Well, we went
to Bulldog's favorite restaurant
which turned out to be Ingmar's
Scandanavian Smorgasbord on the
lower, lower, lower part of La
Cienega which boasts a menu of 21
different kinds of potatoes and cab-
bage rolls (all you can eat). I watch-
ed my date bulldoze through approx-
imately ten courses while I ate dain-
ty little bites of Ingmar's low-cal
schnitzel roll. For three hours he ate!
It turns out he was trying to beef up
for the next season. He developed a
severe case of heartburn and asked
if I minded calling it an early night
so he could get his beauty sleep. I
conversation was terse and punc-
tuated with staccato Scandanavian
burps. Each belch was a testamonial
to this guy's intelligence. And yes, I
ripped my dress getting out of the
Porsche. Darn car, the thing was built
to chauffeur teutonic tarts.
Then, there was the last and final
time. My girlfriend, Poison D'Art,
(her real name is Suzy Lipschitz but
since she's in a punk band she opted
for a stage name), set me up with the
singer in her band, Manny Mojack.
Manny, I think, is a real romantic at
heart. He really got into the whole
Valentine's thing. He wore red. Red
lipstick, red eyeshadow and enough
red leather to upholster his 1972
Cadillac. He was sweet though. He
brought me one dozen long stem
roses. Black roses. We went to the
club in Hollywood where his band
had a gig that night. By the way, you
have probably heard of the band,
"Manny Mojack and the Pepacious
Ones". To make a long story short,
I was slam danced into a pulp and
somebody grabbed my roses and
threw them onto the stage where the
bass player proceeded to eat them.
But that wasn't bad, I could deal
with that. The worst part of it was
that I was subjected to listening to my
roommates talk about their roman-
tic dates all the next day, and the day
That, my friends, is when I decided
that all this dating on Valentine's Day
for the sake of it was completely un-
necessary and foolish. The only
reason that I am baring my soul to
you now is that I sincerely hope that
others may learn from my embarrass-
ing mistakes. So, what did you do on
*Line stolen from Al Merschen.
I Gan... I Am... I Will...
I can be no one but who I am;
I can do no better than my best.
I cannot be what I am not;
and I can not become
M ho I am destined not to be.
I will not compromise that
which I call Myself
to be in the company of another.
Nor will I adopt a nature, an image, or an air
Foreign to me to be found favorable.
Ann E. Marano
For I am as God created Me, May 15, 198"?
and as my world has shaped Me ©1987
By now you must be thinking that
RHA has changed into some
almighty organization that can never
have unsuccessful endeavors. Well,
not quite. As successful as it has
been, RHA has also managed to col-
lect a few not-so-successful ventures
like the setting up of an intramural
sports committee that would arrange
having competitive games among
Mount students, the Gummy Bears
(at $2.50 a cup instead of the original
$5.00 a cup), and the selling of rock
stoppers (which would've been a suc-
cess, according to a reliable source,
if it hadn't been for the mysterious
absence of "people to follow
through" with it).
From left to right: Daniela Fernandez, RHA Social Coordinator; Nancy Volkenant,
RHA President; Mary Perry, RHA VP and Treasurer; Peggy Moore, RHA Secretary.
Social Coordinator Martha Cerda not present.
RHA IN PROGRESS
BY: MICHELLE MCCOY
"It is now 10:30 and male visiting
hours are over. Will all gentlemen
please leave the dorms." Oh my God!
Now they're saying it in print!
What 're they gonna do next —
scream it all over the streets?! At
ease, women of Mount St. Mary's.
No, there hasn't beena a new policy
in the male visiting hours. This in-
troduction was written mainly to
catch your attention and inform you
that this policy was one of the few,
if not the only achievement of the
Resident Hall Association (RHA)
during the school year of 1986-1987.
That RHA era was a far cry from the
RHA of today. As many of you
know, RHA was set up in order for
the resident students of the Mount
to have a break from the "hum
drum" of academic life and join in
activities that would not only bring
the students together but also keep
them from flinging themselves over
the ragged cliffs; especially during
weekends when some of the other
students return to their homes or are
lucky enough to drive away for the
day at top speed through rain, shine,
or hail (it should've been snow in-
stead of hail, but we don't want to
paint a picture of student life at the
Mount being that desperate!)
So far, RHA sponsored activities
have been very successful. Activities
such as Orientation, Spirit Week,
Campus Cubes (a Mount version of
Hollywood Squares); the Newly-
roomed game (a take off from the
New Newlywed game), and birthday
dinners among others.
Some future calendar dates to watch
out for are April 13 (the Senior
Social), April 25-28 (Spirit Week or
shall we say "I-don't-care-how-you-
it-ucek!!). May II (another Birthday
Dinner? You bet yer sweet potatoes
honer!), and finally. May 22 (the first
Council meeting between the old and
incoming RHA officers).
So much for past ups and downs.
With the arrival of the 1988 Spring
Semester comes more of RHA's
ongoing and future activities. Among
the ongoing activities are the con-
tinued efforts to get a certified shut-
tle driver so that the Mount students
can get some serious shopping done
at the garment district, the writing of
a new contract for floor reps which
includes very specific duties (try and
get away from that one you "chosen
few"!), and the attempt to change
the by-laws of the RHA constitution
(which may have been gathering a
collection that looks suspiciously like
One last thing — RHA has been do-
ing okay so far because of the dedica-
tion of its top officers and the
cooperation of some of the students
at the Mount. But, let's not stop at
being okay. Come on you guys,
"Reach for it!" Floor reps, get more
people on your floor to part with the
comfort of their rooms once a month
so that RHA can get some feedback
and opinions on its policies and ac-
tivities. Come on you lazy bones
residents, get those surveys signed if
you want more than just mediocre
food service or an abolished budget
for the sports program. RHA can't
do all the work.
If you could change one thing at
MSMC, what would it be?
Campus Beat randomly selects
students and other unsuspecting folk
for personal views on pertinent
"I'd really like to see the cafeteria
shape up and provide a better selec-
tion of food. Considering the
amount of money we pay for room
and board, it really should be better.
We're the bigger campus and yet
Doheny has much better food. For
vegetarians like myself, they don't
always offer a main dish that's not
meat and they don't always have de-
cent vegetables." — Lisa Wilde
"I don't think there's enough unity
at this school. Not enough is done
on the student's part or on the ad-
ministration and faculty's part to en-
sure that the school is indeed a com-
munity atmosphere and that students
feel a sense of unity within the com-
munity. I feel this could be ac-
complished if the school would
follow through with its plans more
effectively." — Angela Linsey
"I would like an intercollegiate sports
program that is sufficient for all.
There should not only be volleyball
and tennis, but also basketball, soft-
ball, etc." — Peggy Moore
"I think quiet hours should be
changed to 10:00 P.M. at least.
— Joanne Bartolotti
BY: LAUREL METZNER
It's time to kiss Interterm goodbye
and wave hello to the Mount St.
Mary's College new semester system.
After four years of meetings, revi-
sions, and polls distributed to both
faculty and students, the new
semester system will become effective
in Fall of 1988.
The primary reason for the change
is that a four-week Interterm pro-
gram was not lengthy enough to
satisfactorily educate students in a
general studies requirement course.
A summer school program general-
ly allows six weeks to complete a
course, which signifies that during
Interterm students were either forc-
ed to learn a large quantity of
material at a fast pace or were not
exposed to much of the material that
is taught in a summer school. Thus,
students did not receive the full
benefits of a given course.
When the Interterm program was im-
plemented at Mount St. Mary's
many years ago, the classes offered
were meant to be "enrichment
courses", that is, courses that were
not necessarily included in the
general studies program. Through
the years, the spirit of the original In-
terterm changed to a large degree in
that many students used the month
of January to get units for required
courses out of the way.
The idea of a "post-term", a course
offered to students that would begin
in June, has been given some thought
by college directors. Whether a stu-
dent will be charged for this course
or not remains unknown. The idea
is still very much in the incubation
stage. Comments Father Delaney,
Academic Dean. "The possibility of
a post-term has been discussed but
no prolonged discussion has been
made by the faculty." If the students
were forced to pay for Interterm
clases, the college would have to raise
tuition. Mount St. Mary's charges
"medium tuition" and intends to
stay that way.
A student is allowed to take eighteen
units with the new semester system.
126 units are required for graduation,
whereas 129 were required for
graduation with the Interterm
system. The 126 units will apply to
any new student coming to the school
next year, whether they are freshmen
or transfer students.. Any returning
student will still be required to have
Obviously, the new semester system
will require much more planning on
the part of the student and the ad-
visor. "Putting off" courses could
cause great difficulty under the new
system, and the student will no
longer be able to plan for an extra
month to obtain units that are need-
ed. The college is making an effort
to arrange required courses in such
a way that there will be minimal
The new calendar is similar to the
calendar of most private institutions.
The first semester will begin after
Labor Day and end before
Christmas. The students will receive
a two week Christmas vacation. Se-
cond semester classes will resume in
mid-January and graduation will take
place in the second week of May.
The decision to abolish Interterm was
a difficult one that required much
thought. The new semester system is
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BY MARINA SMITH
Comedy aficionados this is your
lucky day! Academic/Cultural is
proud to present a fun-filled night of
comedy on Monday, March 21.
Five professional comedians, all
seasoned veterans of the Los Angeles
comedy club scene, will endeavor to
transform the Chalon theatre into
The Little Theatre of Big Laughs.
Joining them will be our own funny
girl, Ann Marano, who performed at
the A.S.B. Coffeehouse in September.
The evening is designed to do two
things; to bring a little laughter into
hectic and stressful spring schedules
and to give students a chance to dip
into the deep pool of available
comic talent in Los Angeles today.
Although there are many well
respected comedy clubs in the Los
Angeles area, many of them are
inacessible to students because of
steep cover charges and age limits.
Dave Friedman, comedian and co-
owner of Friedman-Harris Entertain-
ment, a Los Angeles based entertain-
ment booking company, will be ap-
pearing in a dual role of comedian
and emcee. Friedman, originally
from New Jersey, has played many
comedy clubs including the Improv
and the Comedy Store, as well as
emceeing the weekly shows at the Ed
Wynn Comedy Lounge (part of the
famous Variety Arts Center.)
Patricia Ann Harris is the Harris in
Friedman-Harris Entertainment. She
is primarily an actress of stage and
film but works in various comedy
clubs. Her approach is to blend her
musical ability into her comedy.
Musicals will never be the same
Paul Feig is currently working all the
usual comedy clubs. He has two
films to his credit, as well as a
couple of commercials currently
airing on television. He also works
the concert circuit and has warmed
up audiences for shows like Elvis
Costello among others. He's a very
funny guy and we are excited about
getting him on the bill.
Martha Jane, who hails from Boston,
MA, has also done films and televi-
sion, with a part in "D.C.Cab" and
a spot on George Schlatter's Com-
edy Club on channel four. Martha
Jane is currently mentioned in the
current issue of People magazine for
her participation in Sean Penn's play.
Multi-talented is a word that
describes Ron Pearson. Pearson com-
bines comedy and juggling to make
a unique and funny act. Pearson
works all the usual clubs, has done
a television show called, "Keep on
Cruisin'" and has experience in the
concert circuit. Last we heard Pear-
son had an upcoming show with
Academic/Cultural caught up with
Dave Friedman to ask him what he
thinks the Mount St. Mary's au-
dience can expect from the show.
In a flash Friedman responded, "The
best. The best entertainment you can
expect possible expect for two bucks.
Really, I think it will be a treat for
Mount St. Mary's because we've got
some of L.A.'s finest entertainers and
I'm doing this as a personal favor for
the coolest babe 1 know, Marina
Aw, Dave, give me a break. And you
dear readers, give yourself a break
and come to Comedy show, March
21st in the Little Theatre O' Big
Laughs. You'll definitely get your two
VOLUME XXXV NO. 3
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EXCELLENCE OF WOMEN
BY: DeAnn Griego
Origianlly Mary's Day was a special
day set aside to honor Mount St.
Mary's College's patron saint, the
Blessed Mother Mary. As the years
went by, however, faculty and ad-
ministration saw the need to honor
students and their speical ac-
complishments as well.
This year Mary's Day was held on
Sunday, May 15. Students, parents,
faculty and administrators were all pre-
sent to reflect this year's theme,
"Celebrating women of Excellence."
This is actually a nice change since this
is the first time in quite a while that
Mary's Day has honored women
The Day's events hot under way with
an alunmi brunch which was for parents
who have contributed to Mount St.
Mary's alunmi fund. Soon after this,
friends and families began to arrive.
This year's Mary's Day mass, which
was celebrated in Mary's Chapel, served
not only as a liturgical celebration, but
it was also meant to reflect the theme of
excellence as well. Cultural diversity
was a highlight of the mass. Parts of it
were in English and parts were in
Spanish. Following the mass, many
people proceeded to the statue of Mary
to honor her with flowers.
Those in attendance were then
assembled in the Little Theatre for the
Student Activities Convocation.
Amongst other activities, some
graduating seniors were initiated into
various honor societies and the new
ASB officers were sworn in.
Immediately following luncn, at-
tendees returned to the Little Theatre
for the final event of the day, the
Awards Convocation. This really gave
MSMC the opportunity to honor its
students for their accomplishments this
year. Both seniors and underclassmen
were honored for their academic and
Putting Mary's Day together took a
lot of hard work and dedication. As
chairperson of the committee that
organized Mary's Day, Betty Glick,
Assistant Dean of Student Develop-
ment, saw to it that everything ran
smoothly which it did. She did of course
have some help. Denise Goosby was in
charge of food and set-up for the day,
Nancy Volkenant handled the public
relations, Tammy Mulhall helped with
the awards and invitations, and Mary
Blanche was in charge of the liturgy.
Mary's Day 1988 turned into quite a
day. Friends, families, faculty, and ad-
ministration were all on hand to share in
the recognition of student achievements
as well as in the achievements of women
MSMC FREEDOM WALK FIGHTS APARTHEID
BY: NERINA TR1BBLE
Saturday, March 26, 1988 was the
day for Freedom Walk for the People
of South Africa sponsored by the Social
Justice Committee. Ten miles long, the
walk symbolized the long journey of the
blacks in their struggle against apar-
theid. According to Kim Allen, chair of
the Social Justice Committee, the pur-
pose was to join the struggle against
apartheid and to raise money to help a
South African mission who helps
families of South Africa's prisoners in
aid and shelter. The commnittee feels
that apartheid is an important issue and
the walk was an opportunity to show
solidarity with them.
The Freedom Walk's participants
were Kim Allen, Lisa Carter, Janine O'
Hara, and Lisa Martin. The walk-a-
thon helpers were Mary Grace
Manalang, Jeanette Serrano, Pat
Straub, and Lisa Yotsui. The estimated
money raised was approximately $400.
Reflecting on the event, Allen says,
"Even though there were fewer par-
licipents than expected, we were spirited
and people supported us. If anybody
would like to make a donation to the
cause, they can bring it to the Campus
MOUNT TO OFFER
FOR THE FALL
BY: DENISE GOOSBY
The Mount will initiate a creative and
precedent setting programs into its
academic curriculum next fall. Cross
Registration with UCLA and the
Wednesday Lecture Series on the
Chalon Campus, in early fall, will
enable Mount students to take up to
four courses on the Westwood campus.
And UCLA students (male and
female) will be able to take classes at the
The program began to develop when
Sr. Magdalen Coughlin presented the
idea to UCLA's Assistant Chancellor,
Andren Rich. Magdelen believes that
the proximity of the campuses, combin-
ed with a tradition of commonality and
friendship, helped to finalize the pro-
gram, which was in just a few months:
"The Mount has always had a good
relationship with UCLA," Magdalen
"We were founded at about the same
time. And UCLA faculty have taught at
the college before. After I researched
cross associations on other campuses, I
drafted a letter to the Chancellor at
UCLA and talked with the Assistant
Chancellor, who liked the idea. Even-
tually agreements were made that were
acceptable to all."
Now that administrators have been
questioned and informed about the pro-
gram, the process is speeding up.
UCLA catalogues have been sent to
Department Chairs and class schedules
are being compiled. Magdalen is hoping
to have information and forms
available for the students for Fall
Cross Registration will be handled by
the Registrars Office. Students will be
required to check their schedules and fill
out the appropriate forms. These forms
must then be signed by a student's ad-
visor and the faculty member at UCLA.
These forms must also be filed on both
campuses — and a grading form must
also be presented to the faculty. There
are certain restrictions. Freshman will
not be allowed to participate — and
those who do must have a 3.2 G.P.A.
Also, only courses not listed in the
Mount's schedule will be accepted. Only
one class at a time can be taken.
Obviously, this program puts a lot of
responsibility on the students. Yet,
Magdalen feels that this program gives
students more options that will enable
them "to have the best of both
worlds — the experience of a small,
liberal arts college and a big univer-
sity." Students Brenda Zozaya and Bet-
ti Dubini seemed to echoe Magdalen's
"It's a great idea," expressed
"I think it'll give students a wider
variety of courses as opposed to just
general eds. It's a chance to expand. It
also give them the feel of a big univer-
sity." Dubini reflected.
"That is fabulous. It's going to en-
courage more interaction with UCLA. I
can see problems for some students if
they don't provide transportation, but,
for the most part, it's a good idea."
FOCUS ON CHALON
Another interesting concept is being
planned for the Chalon campus next
fall. A Wednesday Lecture Series, an in-
terdepartmental, interdisciplinary pro-
gram, is designed to unite students and
faculty in an exploration of issues cen-
tral to the liberal arts. Students and
faculty from all fields will join and in-
vite speakers from on and off the cam-
pus to discuss important topics.
Magdalen explained: "Four or five
events, including Horizon's Day are be-
ing planned for the fall. No classes will
be scheduled on Wednesdays from 1:50
p.m. to 3:20 p.m. to allow the Mount
community to come together and share
opinions and insight. It is my hope that
the faculty will help prepare the
students before the lectures so that
everyone can get the most out of them."
With the abolishment of the In-
terterm, the Lecture Series will serve as
aid to help students receive more credit.
If the series proves successful (There are
plans to hold a series every semester),
students could receive up to eight units
of extra credit — a benefit that Dubini
feels is needed: "With Interterm gone. I
think it's great that students will be able
to get extra units. It'll be exciting to
have off campus people inicrascting
with the students. It will broaden our
horizons — keep us up-to-date "
A YEAR IN THE LIFE
BY: DENlSE GOOSBY
Sometimes I absolutely hate to
write— 1 just loathe it. Nothing is more
frustrating that wanting to say the right
thing — create the right words — and
knowing that no matter what you say
can never be enough. But such is life.
Well, let me begin.
For me, this year has been one of the
most incredible periods of my life.
Believe me — that's no understatement.
It's been a year filled with the excite-
ment and anxiety that only a senior
could ever feel. It's been a year of strug-
gle — of trying to keep the good grades,
to get THE VIEW viable again, to ex-
perience life and those around me. And
to come to grips with the fact that in one
moment in time I will go from one
phase of my life into another. It's been
a time of fear. It's been a a year of en-
chantment — a year where I've ridden a
gondola upon the waters of Venice,
huddled beneath the ancient grandeur
of the Coliseum, stood awe-struck
beneath the gothic-beauty of Notre
Dame, and walked the rainswept streets
These are treasured images these ex-
periences of the world within and
beyond the Mount. Yet, none is more
treasured than the image I have of
myself entering a doctor's office last
September. I know now what it took for
me to walk through that door — to con-
front twenty-one years worth of fear.
You see I have this weight problem — a
serious weight problem. I've always
been heavy, even as a kid. It didn't mat-
ter much then. I had a niche. I mean I
was my parents' darling— their well
behaved oldest child— and my teachers
liked me because I got good grades and
After awhile, however, I stopped kid-
ding myself. Having the love and ad-
miration of my family and teachers is
fine, but it can never take the place of
dances, football games, cheerleader try-
outs or just talking. With friends. So I
lost weight —and gained it back. Lost
weight— and gained it again. Soon it
was just easier to give up— to fool
myself into believing the weight
wouldn't hold me back. Besides, I could
always say that I had tried.
Last summer I did some soul-
searching. I had come to grips with the
fact that I had a critical weight problem.
And because I am a compulsive eater
the situation would only get worse. I did
a lot of crying that summer. Yet when
the tears subsided I realize that I had to
do something — something radical,
something special. So I decided to lose
weight. That's it — just decided. I did it
not just for my family or to gain
friends, though I admit there's a part of
me that feels she'll be more loved if
she's thinner. I did it for me. I was the
one who counted. I was the one who
wanted to be a journalist, who wanted
to be happy and healthy. Perhaps others
wanted it for me too. But I was the only
one who could do something about it.
It's been nearly eight months since I
started my "liquid" diet. I'll never
forget the euphoria of losing 10 pounds
in a week — only to lose two the next
and feeling like a failure. I'll never
forget exercising for the first
time — how I struggled to do even five
minutes of dancing. These days an hour
is about the most I can do. This sounds
absurd, but the happiest day of my life
was discovering that I had a collar-
bone — that I really was like everyone
else under all the weight.
75 pounds later I still have moments
when I wonder if I can do it. When you
live with yourself everyday, when you
work hard-when you fall-when things
aren't going as fast as you want them
to, it's so easy to hate yourself. So easy
to forget that you— YOU — have lost
those 75 pounds. But, thankfully, no
matter how down I've felt this year — or
lonely — there's always been somebody
there to say we're proud of you. I'll
never be able to truly thank all of you
who have supported and encouraged
me. To my friends, especially Wende,
Ann, Nancy, Martha and countless
others, you are beautiful. I love you...
It's time to stop. I have to stop. I
don't really know if there was a point to
this piece — and I'm not sure 1
care— but I do hope that I've touched
someone. To those of you who struggle
with weight, I say you can do it. You're
a helluva lot stronger than you, I, or
anyone will ever know. To those of you
who don't have a weight problem, but
who struggle with your own demons, I
say the same thing — reach for the rain-
bow. The one inside of you. . .
Among all the valuable and produc-
tive organizations on campus, there are
two groups which stand out more in my
mind. Two which provide great services
and many hours to our students,
especially to our resident students, are
Health Advocates and Resident
Although these dedicated, hardwork-
ing students serve in different areas and
have somewhat different qualifications,
in my book, they are on the same level.
They both have "office hours," RA's at
the Residence desk and Health Ad-
vocates in the Health Services office.
They both have night and weekend duty
hours, which, consist of their free
hours. And they help us company, or
deal with our depressed moods and
stressed out periods.
The only difference that I have notic-
ed between them is their form of com-
pensation. Resident Assistants receive
the full benefit of free room and board
here while Health Advocates do not.
I would like to see Health Advocates
paid back in some way. For example,
they could be compensated monetarily.
They're both doing a great job, so why
not pay them both too?
BY: Marina Smith
In an attempt to call upon congress and the Reagan Administration to take more
extreme measures against Panama'sruling military government members and sup-
porters of the Civic Crusade of Southern California gathered for a candlelight vigil
at the Federal Building in West Los Angeles on March 23, 1988.
Panamanians living in the U.S. and other Southern Californians who are in
solidarity with the people of Panama held candles and posters in protest to the
military rule of General Manuel Antonio Noriega. Noriega, who assumed control
of the Panamanian Defense Forces and the national government after the death of
General Omar Torrijos Herrera in 1981, has recently been indicted by a U.S. grand
jury for drug trafficking. Panamanian opposition leaders have also accused
Noriega of money laundering, civil rights violations, and poor economic manage-
ment, which has led to unemployment of over 40 percent in the inner cities of
Panama and Colon.
Among the supporters at the March 23 protest was Stella Spadafora, sister of Dr.
Hugo Spadafora, an opposition leader murdered in 1985, allegedly by Panamanian
military personnel under orders from Noriega. Spadafora believes her brother was
killed by Noriega because he knew of Noriega's involvement with drugs and cor-
ruption and because of his outspoken opposition to Noriega on radio and televi-
Hugo Spadafora had received death threats from General Noriega, but as his
sister describes him, "he was an idealist who wanted to fight corruption. He felt he
had to do it."
Dr. Spadafora was crossing the border into Panama on a bus under an assumed
name when he was accosted by two plainclothes policemen. He told the passengers
on the bus his true identity before he was taken away. His body was recovered two
days later. He had been beheaded and tortured.
The Spadafora family did not want to let the issue die. They pushed for an in-
vestigation into the murder but no suspects were found. Says Stella Spadafora,
"We just know that my brother risked his life for the country and I don't think we
should forget that. Up to this point, we are still fighting."
Bill Morris, media director for the Civic Crusade, also attended the protest. Mor-
ris, a teacher at DeVry Technical Institute, is involved because he feels it is "impor-
tant to raise consciousness in our country to a tragedy that is occuring in our own
backyard." He feels that Noriega is an "international disgrace and the Reagan ad-
ministration needs to bring pressure on Noriega and to guarantee a quick change to
democracy if we are to secure Panama's future." Morris provided the summary of
the Crusade's demands:
The immediate ouster of Noriega from power in Panama, and a return to rule
by a representaive, civilian government;
Open elections to choose a new head of state and other representatives;
Enhanced U.S. military presence and mobilization preparedness in the Canal
area to ensure a smooth transition from military rule to a civilian government
in Panama; and
The reaffirmation of long-term diplomatic and defense ties between the U.S.
and Panama. Ideally, this would provide for the continued safe operation of
the Panama Canal and the pursuit of other benefits mutually advantageous to
the people of Panama and the U.S.
The Crusade plans to hold other demonstrations in the Los Angeles area until
their demands for peace and democracy in Panama are met.
The purpose of this newspaper is to provide
a forum for student opinion; to provide an
opportunity for students to learn and refine
writing, organization, and group skills; to build
a sense of community among students and
faculty; to provide information of interest to
the Mount community, and to stimulate new
ideas and generate dialogue on pertinent topics.
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FROM VAGABOUND TO ASSISTANT DEAN
BY: DENISE GOOSBY
There is a new and dynamic lady in our midst. Not many people know about her,
but with her experience and enthusiasm, she has the ability to make positive and
lasting contributions to the Mount.
Her name is Betty Glick and last February she was appointed Assistant Dean for
Student Development. She's been busy ever since. Not only did she inherit the ASB
advisor position, but she's also involved in orientation planning and preparation
for Mary's Day, in addition to working on Student Development projects. She sees
her job as challenging — but it's a challenge she relishes.
"It's tough trying to get important information to students so that decisions can
be made with their input," Glick said.
"I see myself as someone who will do work that has a positive effect on
students — who will help them be successful leaders."
Glick certainly doesn't lack for experience. She graduated with a G.S. degree in
Child Development and Family Relations from Colorado State University, where
she also served as a Resident Assistant. After teaching Kindergarten for a few
years, she attended Iowa State and received a M.S. in Higher Education. At Iowa,
Glick was made Hall Advisor and supervised six RA's in three all-women dorms.
"I had a pretty good idea of what I was getting myself into when I came to the
Glick held Resident Life positions at other institutions (UC Davis and Western
Washington University) before making a monumental decision — to move to Los
Angeles. She moved to La-La land, as she calls Los Angeles, in the fall of '85'.
"I was ready for a change— either a new job or pursuing my PH.D. I decided to
become a full-time student again and entered UCLA."
"After being at UCLA for over two years, I really wanted to work again. I knew
Mike Bartosch (husband of former Mount Residence Director Leslie Bartosch) and
heard about this job and the Residence Director position from him. I interviewed
for both positions, but it was the Assistant Dean's appointment that I wanted. And
I got it."
Glick added that her new position put her in a refreshing situation. She enjoys
breaking away from her Residence Life experiences into a more general area of col-
lege administration. She likes the idea of knowing "everybody." It's satisfying to
work in a small, private college because you see things happen. The positives are
more apparent. And your interactions with people are more personalized."
She's fascinated by the ability of students here to articulate their experiences in
an all women's college. In the future, she wants to ensure that new students are
oriented and comfortable in the Mount environment — and that they become in-
volved in student activities. She wants them to be well-rounded, and has high hopes
for the new ASB structure.
When asked how she would like students to approach her, Glick, a faithful
jazzerciser, old-movie goer and "All My Children" addict, replied:
"I want them to know that 1, in many ways, work for the students. If they come
to me, I'm prepared to listen. Obviously there's some distance in an administrator-
siudent relationship. But that doesn't mean we can't work together to improve the
quality of life."
THE DOHENY CAMPUS A.K.A.
AVENUE OF THE STARS
The Doheny Campus, known for its
turn-of-the century buildings and vivid
landscape, has gone Hollywood. During
past years, many movie and production
companies have sought this "Oasis" as
a sight for their TV and movie produc-
tions. One morning, a student might ex-
pect to encounter all the glories of
movie-making on her way to Spanish
class: film crews, caterers, dressing
rooms, props, and let us not forget... -
MOVIE STARS! (What would we do
without them?) In addition, the money
received from the shoot goes into a
scholarship fund, while bringing a piece
of Hollywood to downtown L.A.
Among the scenes filmed from the
lengthy list of TV and movie produc-
tions are "Flowers in the Attic",
"Three Amigos", "House II", "War
and Rememberence", "Eye on LA",
and "Testimony of Two Men". In
"House II", Prague Hall, also known
as the castle, was turned into a
nighmarish house of horror and com-
edy. A scene from "A Streetcar Named
Desire" was also shot at Doheny.
Chester Place was turned into New
Orleans, full of all the warmth and glow
of that city.
Sr. James, Director of Residence at
Doheny, has seen the movie sets come
and go. She recalls a time when they
were filming a portion of "Starsky and
Hutch" on campus. The set required a
scene where the two heros of the show
raided a "house of ill-repute". The fun-
ny part was that the Doheny mansion
(the former convent) was used for this
purpose. Sr. James also recalled the
time when they were filming "Greatest
American Hero" on campus. "All the
neighborhood kids came to watch the
shoot, and were expecting the
"superhero" to fly. When they found
out that he didn't really fly at all, but
just jumped, and threw himself on a
blanket, and went through all the mo-
tions... well they were disappointed."
The ironic thing was that during the
shoot, William Katt's (the "Hero")
dressing room was broken into, and his
wallet was stolen. The moral of the
story is that crime effects all of us, in-
cluding "Great American Superheros"!
Hooray for Hollywood!!
HOW DO WE COMBAT AIDS?
BY: LAUREL METZNER
"I think that our educational system
should be more thorough in educating
our youth about the danger of AIDS
and how to prevent it."
Roxanne DeChristopher, Senior
"Keep the emphasis on safe sex. Also,
the government should transfer money
nuclear weapons to fund research for a
Lisa Martin, Freshman
"I don't think we can combat it in the
next fi\e \earv but we can try to find a
cure sometime in the ne\t 2d years. Peo-
ple who have now been exposed to
AIDS hopefulh will be the last genera-
tion to carry it."
Letiiia Vigil, Sophomore
"We should provide sufficient data to
the students about AIDS. If thewe
aware of what AIDS is and how it
spreads, they will be more hesitant
about sleeping around."
Sonya Jimmons. Junior
LAST WILL &
I Rosa Trujillo being of unsound
mind and body do hereby bequeth the
following upon graduating May 29,
To Kelly: My room, my ants, and a
can of raid.
To Tammy: A new dancing partner.
To Vivian: A present in case we
don't get one from you know who.
To Curin: My phone number so we
can always keep in touch.
To Bernie: A nap.
To Ang: A promise to keep my
hands off her husband.
To Jersey: $5.00 "cuz five daluz iz
To Coco: A chauffer so she won't
go broke buying new cars.
To Claudia: A new Union President
who will split the union dues with
To My Teachers: My gratitude.
To M.S.M.C: Thanks for the
memories, and about that alumni
phone-a-thon don't call me I'll call
Finally To All The "Dweebsters":
All my love to the greatest bunch of
friends in the world.
I Kristina Kammeyar being of un-
sound mind and body do hereby be-
queath the following:
To my dear friend Yvette: Kristina's
guide of favorite songs to sing on
the way to the fraternity when you
don 't have a car stereo along with a
crate of happy memories to go with
To my dear friend Ann: My collec-
tion of spoons and 2 decks of cards,
one for mangling and one for play-
ing more civilized games.
To my "sister": A can of man-
repellant and a healthy supply of
heart to heart talks.
Finally to all nursing students yet to
graduate: A large dose of per-
sistance, courage, and strength (mix
those meds!). Hang in there! It gets
I Charlene Garcia being of unsound
and body do hereby bequeath the
To all new I.M.C. staff: My staff
button so they can wear it as
faithfully as I did.
To April: A roll of stamps so she
can write me about how much she
misses and loves Raul.
To Felisa: A can of hair spray for
when her hair melts.
To Norika: A wok to cook her own
food so she doesn't have to go out
To Lorilei: All the grad pictures so
she can look at them faithfully
To Jenny my old suitemate: A pair
of five inch heels.
To my new suitemate Sheryl: A year
supply of Orville Redenbaucher's
To my boss Claudia: Someone nice
and sweet to replace me.
To the new inhabitant of my room
C3A1: The sauna in the shower.
John Manning has yet to repair it.
I Caryn Ruiz, being of sound (?)
mind hereby will:
To Tammy Miller: My bedroom
slippers so now everyone will know
when she is taking a shower.
To Angie: My Led Zeppelin poster
to hang up next to her Wham!
To Rosa "Rosheena" T.: My collec-
tion of Appelonia outfits for her
solo tour after graduation "come on
kiss the gun!"
To Bernie: A spot as back-up singer
on the Rosheena T. tour 1988, just
in case L.A. city schools won't let
you wear cheetah skin pants.
To next year's Ad Club: The best of
luck... Go! Adreanne-I know you'll
be "a block off the ol' chip" or is
that "a chip off the... "Never mind.
DISTINGUISHED JOURNALIST TO SPEAK
We are happy to announce that Mary
Anne Dolan has accepted our invitation
to be the Commencement Speaker for
Mary Anne gained a graduate degree
from Marymount College in Ter-
rytown, New York, a college not unlike
the Mount. She also holds an honorary
doctorate from Marymount, was a stu-
dent at Queen Mary Royal Holloway
College, the University of London, the
London School of Economics and also
Kings College, Cambridge. She was a
reporter for the Washington Star and
assistant managing editor there before
becoming the managing editor of the
Los Angeles Herald Examiner, thus
becoming the first woman editor of a
major newspaper. She is the recipient of
the Golden Flame Award, Woman
Achievers Award, on the Board of
Selectors for the Neiman Fellows Har-
vard University, a member of the
Pulitzer Prize Journalism Jury, and a
member of the American Association of
TO ALL FUTURE TEACHERS:
Brush up on your E.S.P.
To Jo, I leave you with the memory
of "MAC". Sorry I can't give you the
real thing, but he's coming with me.
Delores, I will you my joke book so
you may continue to "fake laugh"
through the rest of your days at the
I will all of the headaches of the
senior year in the P.T. program to the
soon to be senior class. May they all
wonder if they are going to make it
through neuro. At the end of their final
year may they finally realize the P.T.
faculty for what they really are.
To the purveyors of Botulism, in-
digestion and salmanelia poisoning (yes,
SERMON ON THE MOUNT: This episode: Fin;
Food Service, this is you), please pro-
vide Pepto Bismal, Mylanta and a
stomach pump for all of those poor
souls who must endure another year of
fine Mount cuisine.
Delores, you're a good friend. Keep
making people smile. Good luck next
year and try to stay in the dorms the
To Susan U. please control those urges
and desires after watching "Dirty Danc-
ing." 1 wish I could leave you with a
year's maid service for your im-
maculately clean room. Take care.
Have fun in Philadelphia.
I, Rachel Skinner, being of somewhat
sound mind and gorgeous body be-
queath my patience, good humor and
[rials? What Finals?
fairness to all my friends of next year.
To Patty B: Keep the faith, don't
stress out and stay away from men
with long blond hair and blue eyes!
To Yvette G: don't let your parents
get to you, stop playing with your
hair and watch your mouth!
To Elizabeth M.: Beware the Valle
Rose, Andy Brown and alcoholic
To Kore O.: Be nice, keep up the
G.P.A. and keep Liz out of trouble.
Take care all you crazies and keep in
1, Vivian Marie Caldera, being of in-
sane mind and semi-healthy body do
hereby bequeath the following:
To Adrianne Sanchez: I leave my
BSAC notebook with all that impor-
tant info (in exchange for Nick's #.)
To Maria Miranda: I leave my black
nail polish and nail wraps, so you
can finally get your nails to grow
and also $5 worth of stamps so you
won't have any excuses not to write.
To Bertha Padilla: I leave an endless
supply of Kami Kaze's at the bar in
our new apartment.
To Kristina Kammeyer: In the event
ot my real death, 1 leave my entire
album and cassette collection, with
the stipulation that she care for them
just like I do.
To Coq-au-vin: I leave my phone
number and a box of tissues so we
can keep in touch.
To Bernie: 1 leave an entire day
devoted to naps.
To Claudia: I leave four new
freshmen workers from Pico Rivera
who will more than adequately
To Peggy Sue Moore: I leave a
carpet for her room next year, so
that whoever lives under won't be
able to hear her stomping around.
And last but not least, to my Foofie
Compadre: I leave an extra large
Hefty trash bag, so she can clean her
I have nothing to will to anyone
because 1 am a poor college student who
will become a poorer professional when
I have to pay back my student loans.
Thanks for putting me in debt. Word of
advice, get out before they take away
everything you own.
Anonymous (or 99.9% of the
1, Nancy Volkenant, leaving with
grey hairs and stressation (stress and
frustration), do hereby bequeath my
purple memories to all those Mounties
who can still deal with looking at PUR-
PLE after having me wear it everyday
for the past four years! My RHA files,
papers, notes, agendas, ideas, etc. all go
to Peggy Moore— GOOD LUCK PEG!
To my little sisters, I must give my
men... Leah and Lori, haven't you ever
heard of hand-me-downs!?! I can't
forget my faithful, understanding, car-
ing, and LOUD friend, JO. To you 1
leave my "CONNECTIONS" and my
keys to my LAMBORGENI (purple of
course) while yours is in the shop getting
a fine tune up. Thanks for all your help.
Good luck with ASB— You and Chris
will knock them dead. Lastly, my ham-
mer goes to Carole and Michelle — now
you can bang on the walls all you want!
1, being of unsound mind and body
do hereby will to all Biology majors a
huge bottle of aspirin— Mad Dog
20-20— in order to get through all the
s-t they are about to receive.
Hey Capri and the one with the Balloon
Fetish: have fun next with your in-
famous PT Department. Try to make it
through the next few years without me.
Love, Carpri II a.k.a.
The Wild One upstairs
To our dearest friend, Delores, we leave
you with 69 memories we have made at
Wende and Lorna
Rosa "Snow" it's been fun gossiping
with you and dishing the "dirt" on
everyone. None is safe from us. Please
carry on without me. We've had some
great times together. Take care and
keep in touch. Good luck with David
and much happiness to you both.
KOUTOURATSAS AND TINOCO
CHOSEN CLASS SPEAKERS
"It's an honor and a surprise too,"
says Lori Koutouratsas who was chosen
as Senior class speaker. Koutouratsas
will speak at the commencement
ceremony on Sunday, May 29, 1988. All
seniors were asked to nominate can-
didates from among the senior class.
The list was narrowed to 10 and then 3
final candidates. The final 3 candidates
were then asked to submit a sample of
what they might want to talk about and
the graduating committee then had the
Koutouratsas, a Biology major with
minors in both English and Chemistry,
plans on attending Medical School, but
for now she is concentrating on gradua-
tion and her speech. "It's going to be
funny," she says of her speech, "1 want
to make people laugh, but I also want to
Maria Tinoco was chosen as the
speaker representing the A. A. graduates
from Doheny. She is currently enrolled
in the Biology program at Chalon and
also plans on attending Medical School.
She came lo the United States four years
ago from Nicaragua and learned to
speak English in the E.S.L. program at
Garfield High School. She has four
younger siblings living here in Los
Angeles of which she says, "I feel like I
have to be an example for them." Of
her nomination she says, "I believe be-
ing chosen class speaker is an honor."
Says Dr. Colavito of both Maria and
Lori, "I think their both articulate in-
dividuals and excellent representatives
of the Student Body at Mount
WHY ISN'T SPRING SING
A BIG DEAL ANYMORE?
MUSIC PHENOMENON REFLECTS
ABOUT THE MOUNT
BY: DENISE GOOSBY
Students have noted an unsettling
phenomenon on the Chalon campus in
recent times. It's unsettling because it
endangers the traditional spirit and
community feel of the Mount. Apathy,
according to many, has paralyzed co-
curricular life at the school. Many
students, faculty and others, just don't
get involved. This paralysis has been
especially evident in past Spring Sings.
Spring Sing, the Mount's annual
variety show, possesses a long and
distinguished legacy of talent, hardwork
and enthusiasm, which has often gone
unrewarded and unheralded. Spring
Sing use to be a big deal on this campus.
It began as a talent competition featur-
ing all clubs, organizations and even
faculty. The first Spring Sing held on
March 29, 1957, presented trophies to
the first, second, and third place win-
ners—prizes that were highly sought
after. Guided by Beta Omega (a music
honor society since inactive). Spring
Sing also served as a major fundraising
event for the residence halls and other
Later, it developed into a multi-
dimensional entertainment event, per-
formed over several consecutive nights
and virtiually transforming campus life.
Forums were held where students and
faculty discussed ideas and themes.
Rehearsals were aggressive. Competi-
tion was tense. And clubs pulled
together to publicize, build sets and sell
tickets. Students were together.
Even when Spring Sing abandoned its
comptetitive focus for a more'variety'
oriented program, it was still hugely
popular. The lively production numbers
("Guys and Dolls", "A Chorus Line"
and "Saturday Night Fever",) added to
the excitement— as did John Forsythe
and Vickie Carr who served as hosts for
Spring Sing in the early seventies. Re-
cent Spring Sings have revolved around
a common theme, such as "Star
Search" in '86 and last year's "Deja
Vu," a 50's tribute. But unlike Spring
Sings of the past, performers played to
a small audience. There are a lot of
talented students willing to get involved.
So why isn't Spring Sing a big deal
anymore? Sr. Maura Jean of the Music
Department gives her insights:
"In the early 60's, the music majors
in Beta Omega sponsored Spring Sing
and made it competitive," reflected Sr.
Spring Sing always did vary in its suc-
cess, but overall it was very popular and
usually sold out. Unfortunately, only
music minors or a few individuals seem-
ed willing to help put the program on.
And things changed. You need a lot of
involvement — a lot of enthusiasm if
Spring Sing is to work."
Although Sr. Maura Jean stressed a
lack of unity and dedication as the most
obvious causes of spring Sing's
"decline", she also believes that
scheduling plays a big part in an event's
"Faculty — and I'm sure students
too — are often hindered from suppor-
ting events because other programs are
scheduled on the same day. This
mitigates a good audience. We'd like to
be there (for the students), but
sometimes we can't."
Does this mean that Spring Sing will
never become the all campus ex-
travaganza it once was? The answer is
no if this past Spring Sing is any indica-
tion. For the first time in years, Spring
Sing attracted a full, lively audience.
"Broadway" was a funny, entertaining
and ambitious program that endeared
itself to those watching like Leah Ann
"As someone who's worked on
Spring ing before, it was really nice to
sit in the audience and see such a profes-
sional show," replied Caro.
"It was great to see the faculty in the
audience supporting the girls. They real-
ly deserved it. You could tell it was a
student effort. It gave you a tremendous
sense of community."
BY: DENISE GOOSBY
The graduating class of 1988 features
some unique people — women who will
enter the broader world and enrich us
all. There will be doctors, lawyers,
teachers, politicians and jounalists.
There will also be wives and mothers,
secure in their own dignity, caring and
eager to make a better life for their own
loved ones. One such promising student
who has achieved at the Mount is Gian-
Abondolo entered the Mount as a
freshman music major — a gifted
celloist. Although she was attracted to
the small, close-nit nature of the school,
she had reservations about coming:
"I didn't want to go to college after
high school," admitted Abondolo.
"1 wanted to attend a conservatory,
but my parents "persuaded" me to do
otherwise. I didn't appreciate that then
but I do now. I've enjoyed the close in-
teraction with my teachers and the
courses I've taken, especially religion
and philosophy. It's put a whole new
perspective on me and what I do."
Fitting in is a problem that every
freshman faces at the Mount. Abon-
dolo was no exception. Not only did she
have to adjust to campus life in general
but her role within the music depart-
ment in particular. It was difficult being
the only instrumentalist in the depart-
ment. She couldn't stand still and wait
for opportunities. Often, she had to
make her own:
"Someone once came up to me and
asked does your school have an or-
chestra. I said, yeah, I'm it." laughed
"It was a strange feeling. I knew I
had to do something about it. It forced
me to do things within and outside the
Mount — to get a wide education."
Mount Chorus, campus liturgies and
benefit perfomances are but a few of the
activites Abondolo has done. She's also
Ann Marano at Academic Cultural "s
I dont' know if I should be tell-
ing you this, but I really need some
advice. My roommate and best
Inend has been drinking really heavi-
ly lately. She's always had a tendency
to drink at parties and stuff, but now
she's drinking and driving. It really
scares me. I've tried telling her not
to drink and drive, but she just tells
me to mind my own business. How
can I get her to stop?
It's icrrific to know that there are
young people out there who care
about others. Your friend is a luekv
person. Unfortunately, her luck isn't
going to hold out much longer when
it comes to drinking and driving. I
it bombard you with statistics,
hut it is a well known fact that drunk
driving is one of the leading causes
of death among the young today.
You've a right to be concerned. But
unless your friend comes to unders-
tand how dangerous her behavior is
to herself and others, there's not
much you can do to make her stop.
What you can do is try to be there
for her — telling her how much you
care and that you want to see her
happy. And alive. You can also of-
fer to drive her, especially when you
Mipect that she's been drinking. But
don't protect her. Don't lie to friends
and teachers for her. Don't be a
shield that she can hide her problem
(and she does have a serious one)
behind. The sooner she faces her
behavior, the sooner she will be able
to seek help. Also, there is a wealth
of information from social service
agencies and organizations geared
towards helping problem -drinkers
and those close to them. You might
want to pick up a brochure and read
it. And contact these places for more
won scholarships and other honors, in-
cluding the Ebell, Bender Memorial and
Young Musicians Foundation scholar-
ships. She's also won first place in the
Coleman National Chamber Music
Competition, and last year won an in-
ternational competition for young musi-
cians in northern Italy, where she spent
her junior year. In May, she will
graduate Cum Laude and be initiated
into the Kappa Gamma Pi Honor Socie-
ty. Yes, this lady does impress.
So how has this daughter of an artist
mother and professor father been able
to acheive so much?
"By having neurotically artistic
parents that drove me crazy," chuckled
"My parents have always been very
supportive. They're tremendous lovers
and supporters of music. Also, my
brother plays the double bass. The fact
that 1 have been able to practice and
perform with him has been a great for-
tune for me."
When asked if she has any regrets
about leaving the Mount she mentions
special freinds, great times and the sup-
port of the Music Department as fond
memories. She especially remembers her
junior year in Italy where she traveled,
studied music, and met many interesting
people. Her experiences changed her:
"I truly became an independent per-
son in Italy."
In the future, Abondolo, an avid
surfer, traveler and language conniseur,
hopes to perfect her musical talents in a
conservatory — an experience which she
feels she is ready for. She's also been in-
vited to perform with Miami's New
World Symphony, and she hopes to
study in London under master teacher
William Pleeth. She indeed has a pro-
mising future. Yet, she knows that she's
learned much from the past:
"The Mount has enabled me to put a
philosophical, religious and moral
perspective on everything that I
do— and what goes on in the world."
TEACHER ADVOCATES HOLISTIC
APPROACH TO PHYSICAL FITNESS
BY: Susan Robertson
The physical fitness class at Mount
St. Mary's is designed to look at
students holistically to help them look
and feel better about themselves.
Another purpose is to help students
recognize the value of having a well
rounded lifestyle. The course incor-
porates the physical, psychological, and
nutritional components of student life
to form a exercise/health program that
will best suit the individual needs of
Tony Baker, the instructor, slates,
"My goal at Mount St. Mary's College
is to influence the school to take a more
holistic approach to education, which
would include academics of course, but
also place some emphasis in physical
and psychological areas too." Daren
Fischer, a student currently enrolled in
the course, states, "We are slaves to our
school work. We often forget to take
care of ourselves. This class gives us an
opportunity to do that."
Baker is very enthusiastic about the
fitness program. He hopes to expand
the program next semester by offering
more classes which will accomodate a
larger number of students. The class is
offered twice a week from 3-4 p.m. in
the weight room. The class includes
stretch and flexibility exercises for the
first 20 minutes, then a cardiovascular
workout, usually running for 10-12
minutes, and then moves to resistive
types of exercises, which include light
weight lifting in a circuit training
The class is a great way to motivate
yourself into creating an exercise pro-
gram that will best suit your needs.
Laurie Klenck, a graduating senior
enrolled in the class states, "I really
wish the college had something like this
sooner. The class has helped me to
establish an exercise routing that I like.
I have more energy now than I ever
have had before."
BSAC AND BUSINESS DEPARTMENT
WORK TO GET THINGS DONE
BY: VIVIAN CALDERA
The Business Students Advisory
Council (BSAC) was established five
years ago as an informal line of com-
munication between business majors
and minors and business faculty.
Though in the past couple of years,
BSAC has not had a great deal of ex-
posure, it is becoming more well-known
to the students this year. During the Fall
semester of 1987, BSAC co-sponsord,
alone with the business department, a
Forum. The purpose of this was to not
only convey important dates and events
from the department, and give BSAC
more publicity, but also to show that
BSAC and the business department
were able and willing to work together
to get things done, A forum was held at
both the Doheny and Chalon campus
during which applications for board
positions and copies of their constitu-
tion were made available.
The 1987-88 council members are Vi-
vian Caldera and Caryn Ruiz, Senior
representatives, Monica Quintero and
Adrianne Sanchez, Junior represen-
tatives, Alexia Frokop, Sophomore
representative, Veronica Brooks,
Freshman representative, and Cynthia
Dodd, Doheny representative.
On March 29, BSAC held its first
public board meeting. The subjects in-
cluded the BSAC newsletter, speakers
planned for this semester, a social that
will be held off-campus, and upcoming
BSAC elections. Mrs. Whitman, the
council's advisor, and Dr. Peter An-
toniou were also present to answer ques-
tions from students. Three concerns of
the students were voiced. They concern-
ed an advisor for business minors only,
a new emphasis that may be added-
finance, and having professors here
later in the evening for those students
who need advisement and are busy dur-
ing the day. These three issues will be
addr»*-s?d by the Business Department
when BSAC presents them at the next
BSAC wants to encourage all
freshmen, sophomores, and juniors to
run for a position on the council next
year. There are seven openings available
and applications will be out May 2. The
term is for one year-and begins in the
Fall of 1988. It's a great way to meet
people in the same major as yourself,
and to also get to know the faculty bet-
WIDOWED MOM 'DREAM'
ON THE MOUNT
BY: DENISE GOOSBY
The closeness of the Mount — the fact
that everyone knows everybody
else — makes us forget sometimes about
the qualities and experiences that make
others special. Like Racine King.
King entered the Mount this year as a
missing. She began to think about retur-
ning to school. Ironically, an injury on
the job brought King into contact with a
Mount alumnae, who sparked King's
interest into returning to school:
"While I was hurt I met a physical
therapist, Elizabeth Barret, who
freshman. She had the same fears as
any other new student. Will I fit in
here? Can I handle my classes? All of us
who go to the Mount have had to face
these same questions. But with King,
there was a difference. She entered the
college not as some freckled-face
teenager straight out of high school, but
as a self-supporting widowed mother in
her late 30's. King was taking a tremen-
"I decided that I should take care of
me now because I had taken care of so
Born in Chicago and raised in
Milwaukee, King is the oldest of 13
children. After high school, she received
an A. A. degree in Executive Chef. Her
life was increasingly hectic. Not only
was she a Chef for the Hilton, Hyatt
and other hotel chains, but she married
her childhood sweetheart, too. Then her
world began to collapse.
All three of her children were born
retarded — and she lost her husband to
Hodgskins Disease. Incredibly, King
was able to move forward. She left
tragedy of the past behind and grasped
on to the promise of the future. She had
"After my husband died, 1 knew I
had to get myself together. I had to help
my kids and make sure they were taken
care of. There was just too much to
To support her family. King con-
tinued to work as a chef. Although she
worked hard at her job. something was
graduated from the Mount," replied
"She told me that I could go back to
college with financial aid. I never even
considerd that. It got me thinking."
Thinking turned to action when King
entered the Mount. She fondly recalls
her first day on campus, unabashedly
admitting that she was "just like a little
kid." She was even more pleased by the
reception she got from students and
others and credits Bernadette Roberts,
of the admissions office, for having
faith in her.
Yet, a special light appears in her eyes
when asked about the students.
I never feel alone here. The students
are fantastic. I really admire them. They
know so many things that I didn't know
at their age. There's a closeness among
the students. People go all out for you. I
truly have a family here."
Although King is involved in on-
campus activities such as Spring Sing
and off-campus endeavors like The
Easter Star, she hopes to broaden her
experiences by becoming a Mount Tour
Guide and "adopting" a grandparent.
Yet it is her dream — of becoming a
nurse — that drives her to succeed and
"Since I was seven years old, I always
wanted to be a nurse," reflected King.
"Before he died my husband en-
couraged me to be a nurse— and to be a
good one. I'm going to be the best
damn nurse Mount St. Mary's ever
A LA MODE
BY: MONICA QUINTERO
Bonjour, ciao, and hello to MSMC
students, faculty and fashion lovers. I
am here to communicate the new and
dynamic trends of the fashion world.
What is "La Mode" (Fashion)?
Webster's dictionary defines fashion as
a "manner of doing or making — a
prevailing custom that is admired and
imitated during a given period."
It's an attitude. We all love to flip
through pages of "Vogue,"
"Glamour," or "Elle" and browse
through shops like Nordstroms or Saks.
BUT FASHIONS CAN BE FOUND
ANYWHERE. Fashion is fun, creative
You don't need a lot of money to
look good. All you need is your own
unique style and taste. So every month 1
plan to give a fashion update,
highlighting styles from around the
world — and the campus. Look for me
in your next copy of The View.
Fashion is fun, free and easy-going
this summer of 1988.
Shorter is the word that describes just
about everything this summer — skirts,
dresses, even pants in our out of the ci-
Where do you go for that extra pun-
ch, that special ordinary element that
gives a look its personality, its distinct
style? You go straight to the accessories.
That's what stands out. Now, what's
bigger, bolder, more off-beat? Jewelry.
Go crazy with jewelry. ..rhinestones...
beads. . .jades. . .pearls.
The style this summer means shape
and fit. There are strapless, off-the-
shoulder and one-armed shoulder tops.
The key: SEXY.
Swimwear: What's real hot? This
seasons bathing beauties boast a bunch
of scoops, straps, dips and plunges to
suit your own swim shims.
Enjoy your summer!!!
BY: Maria Avila
Recently, a questionnaire was sent
out asking if there was a need to
establish an organization for those who
want to learn more about the hispanic
culture. The response was overwhelm-
ing and it lead to the formation of a new
Mount organization: the Hispanic
Currently, there are twenty-five
members who meet on Thursday even-
ings at 7 p.m. Annual dues are five
dollars. The goals of H.S.O. are to
enlighten people about the culture and
to provide mutual support to all
hispanic students. Another goal of
H.S.O. is to encourage academic ex-
cellence among its members.
To fund the organization, the
members are seeking contributions
from merchants of hispanic origin.
Their advisor is Gail Gresser who is the
Director of Campus Ministry. The
members are in the process of setting up
speakers and activities for Siena Day
and Cinco de Mayo.
The organization's government
system is quite different from a
heirachial government like many of the
other organizations here on campus. In-
stead, HSO has a head chairperson who
serves as a "supervisor" and overlooks
all the other committees.
There are four different committees
in this organization. Which are: Educa-
tional, Political, Social and Spiritual,
each headed by a chairperson. The
Educational committee is in charge of
setting up programs, panels and events
to promote understanding and
knowledge of educational issues. The
Political committee is in charge of trips,
excursions and dances which, in turn,
help to devolop unity among the
members. The Spiritual committee pro-
vides services and lectures for its
members who are in need of spiritual
This organization seems to have its
act together. What it needs are people to
join. HSO is opened to all students.
You don't have to be of hispanic origin
Roach and Corazon: Happy 21sts. The
S.B.: You remind me of theat pig in
Animal Farm. L.
M.Q.: How about two more years at
Corn: I am not a bimbo! I'm not!
Lima Bean: Slap! Go to the kitchen and
get me a turkey pot pie! Milo.
Juney Juney: Oh Juney Juney, Wai oh
Wai oh Wai do fools fall in love with
fools like you?
Buzz: Where's your little red friend?
Tinker: How's Jenny Craig? I want to
hear some funky Dixieland... Cinder.
Cinder: Did you notice the Johnny
Rocket's flyer that says "We Deliver"?
' i Id put "not all of them"
underneath. Love, Smurfen
L.I.: Say hi to Mickey for me. Watch
out for Minnie, she's a fast one. S.B.
Alexis: Kooch and Kooch's friend want
to know why you like cheese so much.
Anyway, try to keep your shoes
on... Love, Blair.
To the gang: Congratulations on surviv-
ing Dynamo Week! Snow.
MeMe: It's me. Hello, me.
WaWa: It's not seventy, It's
To the two nightmares of fifth floor: -
Went shopping at Marshalls. bought a
few thangs, summer. How's Paul?
Gary's a definite Jerk, Hey Jules
"Ter"! Love, Lana.
I.ana: Thanks for keeping your clothes
on during speeches. A. S.B.
Alana: Whoever said money can't buy
happiness didn't know where to shop.
I unch ai Hard Rock? I'll have my peo-
ple call your people. Ciao, Blair.
Carla & Marina: Is it true? Leah Ann.
CM & MS: How big was it? LAC
CM, MS, LM, N: Hollywood Highland
Lisa Martin: You are pretty incredible,
going from Rags to Riches-but can you
fix a car? Leah Ann.
MS: "Coors is my life" Guess Who?
DG: In response to your personal state-
ment for a new potition: I'm interested
in taking part in a lot of your new ac-
tivities, but I'm not into crowds, if you
know what I mean. Byron.
Noel: "Mikey likes it!" From the per-
son who caught you in the act.
Fuvonka: I heard that Oprah is afraid
of losing her job now that you can do it.
Bon & Tarn: Now no one will ever snag
your stuff from the fridfgc, than
Grandpa Bob! Lisa and Leah Ann