1967-05-23; Central Michigan Life
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^-L One Shoplifter Explains'Why' fay TOM ALLEY Life*Staff Writer ' f 'A number of. University students have ■•been apprehended recently while shoplifting in local stores, specifically the city's ]Yankee Store,. • ? Why''do these students steal and take ; risks in their attempts to get something for i nothing? ' • • ' ■ i One of the Yankee Store shoplifters was questioned concerning his motives and the I. results from his conviction of the misdemeanor. The item taken was a fishing reel valued at nearly $20. The student, involved was a sophomore .with a 2.5 accumulative point average with I: a tentative 3.5 for this semester. He was .'valedictorian of his high school graduating ?C1QSS. , * ' v."1 d°?\ ^o^ally'" he ^mmented ;when asked Why? I "It (the reel) was busted. I could tell it • ;wasn t working right. It was more or less a See—SHOPLIFTER—Back Page THE DEAN'S OFFICE (here personified by GltnrT Stornil interviews accused shoplifters and levies penafces * ' by BHIAM OLMSTEAD Life Social Editor 'In the total university community all over the United States, students support administrative action against theft and cheat-: ing," said James B e a 1 e r, administrative, assistant of student personnel services. As his source, he cited a recent survey taken across US campuses. Throughout university history, two concepts of 'discipline have developed. 1) The Germanic concept holds that if a student is doing well academically, it is not the university's place to interfere with his other activities. 2) It is the university's duty to shape a well-rounded individual. All-Hound • Objective It was the opinion of those counselors interviewed that Central's objective is to shape the whole individual. From this basic concept, CMU takes action against shoplifting and generally "people taking things that don't belong to See—COUNSELOR—Back Page <f enfrai l VOL. 47, NO. 53 CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY, MT. PLEASANT, MICHIGAN Tuesday, May 23, 1967 Anniversary Recep aws Retire Hundreds of years of cumulative service will be recognized tonight when the University holds the emeriti recognition reception for its retired professors. Alumni, faculty and students are invited to attend the event, a feature of the 75th anniversary celebration, to be held from'7'to 8 p.m. in the Maroon and Gold Rooms. More than one-half of the 45 emeriti are expected to be present. The professors will be pre- Following the reception, the sented with anniversary gifts honored guests will be hosted and scrolls of "commendation to mark' the University's regard-for their service to the institution. by the University at the performance of two short plays in Warriner Auditorium. The pfays, "The Scarecrow" and Nine Seniors Se As Award Rec '01 • ' N ' . ■ (Photo by Maekert) EKE CONCERT A SMASHING SUCCESS! With a record reaking time of $ minutes 43 seconds six pledges of Tau appaEpsilon 1010117 demolished a piano and stuffed it 'rough a nine inch hole. The time broke the old record of minutes 51 seconds formerly held by Wayne State. The mash* was followed by a Jam session featuring Mogan avid and th© Grapes of Wrath, a local band. Nine seniors were voted to be the recipients of the Student Senate Chippewa Awards and one instructor was voted the Senior Thanks Award in ■elections held last Wednesday. Gerald Poor, instructor in education, will receive the 1967 Senior Thanks Award. The Chippewa Awards went to seniors John Berends from Wyoming; John Nickless, Bay City; John Johnson, Mt. Pleasant; .Kathy Warner, Farming- ton; Sue Da we, Pontiac; Saba Kla-Williams, Liberia; Kurt Ciske, Mt. Clemens; James Stover, Hart and Lawrence Nichols, Pontiac. Seniors are nominated for the award by student organizations and voted on by sophomores, juniors, seniors and faculty in the spring of each year. Jim Connelly was this year's election chairman for the all- campus election, in which' over 200 students cast ballots for the Chippewa Awards and 100 seniors voted in the Senior Thanks election. Twenty-five nominated for seniors were the Chippewa Award which is given for leadership in campus activities and character. "The Albany Depot," are being presented by the drama department as a part of the 75th Anniversary celebration. Members of two scholastic honoraries, Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma, will assist at the reception. Thirty-two emeriti have indicated that they will attend the reception to represent many departments and many years of cumulative service at the University. The professor whose service dates back the farthest is George Wheeler. He became a faculty member in 1914. The next in line is Harry Miller who joined the faculty in 1916 and he is followed by J. Harold Powers who came to Central in 1918. Wheeler and Miller reside in Mt. Pleasant while Powers lives in Lansing. W@&Mftim Have you ever seen an orange plastic leg? One will be on display during the Faculty Art Show beginning Sunday at noon in the University Center. The show will run through June 3 and will be open 12 to 8 p.m. daily. Each art department faculty member will exhibit his works in the show which will feature new directions to paintings and new visual experiences. • The plastic leg designed by Richard Kline will be one of the highlights of the show. ' A wide variety of materials and directions range from semi- figurative to abstract to totally non-objective 3-dimensional pieces. According to Frank Stillings, dean of School of Fine and Applied Arts, "The strong student interest in seeing the faculty works was a key factor in determining the origin of this first show by this faculty." The exhibit equipment used was purchased by the Alumni Development Fund and the University.
|Title||1967-05-23; Central Michigan Life|
|Publisher||Students of Central Michigan University|
|Description||Tuesday, May 23, 1967 issue of the student newspaper of Central Michigan University. Also known as CM-Life. Originally published biweekly. Later published three times a week during the academic year and once a week during the summer. Began publication in 1941. Previously known as Central State Life. Issues from 1999 to the present are available online at the CMLife website.|
|Subject/Keywords||Central Michigan University - Newspapers; Mount Pleasant (Mich.) - Newspapers; Isabella County (Mich.) - Newspapers; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
|Copyright Permission||Copyright 1967 by Central Michigan University. This material is copyrighted and any further reproduction or distribution is prohibited.|