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
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
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