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The Press. (Cortland, N.Y.) 1972-1990, April 06, 1990, Image 3

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GREEK STREET By Leallne Kinney Staff Writer *Delta Phi Epsilon sorority would like to announce the winners of their spring raffle: 1st-- $100 2nd-$50 3rd-$25 Leigh Griffith Bob Scram Vince Fernandez Dave Coates Tickets were 50 cents and all proceeds were donated to the Cystic Fibrosis Fund. *Delta Phi Epsilon has a new house as of fall 1990. The D-Phi-E girls will be moving to 64 Tompkins. *Beta Phi Epsilon fraternity would like to congratulate their newest brothers. The spring 199Q pledge class is as follows: J.P. Epifanio Mike Graney Marc Junker Matt Blair John Williams Larry Grella BobLoboscq Pat Quinn Paul Madigan Scott Sofsian Pat Lilac Chris Yearwood Drew Bennet C.C. Grant Scott Nugent Aaron Bertram Craig mcCray Rick Hangstrom Terry Philips \We hold highe:Xpectations of them for the future of Beta Phi Epsilon,\ said Nick Amodio, President. lj,.,, Cortland alumnus of class of '56 dies By Lisa Bradway News Editor Judie Wiener Leibner. 53, died Wednesday, March 28, of cancer. Leibner was a member of the Cortland Class of 1956 and \\-as presently residing in Arlington, Virginia. With an elementary educa- tion degree, Leibner was teach- ing in the Arlington school dis- trict. Leibner battled prejudice. She launched many civil rights actions. She contributed to the animals in the Washington Zoo and was involved with the muse- ums in the Washington, D.C. area. PASSOVER YOUR SEDAR PLATE .,,.,, CORTLAND COLLEGE'S JEWISH COMMUNITY IS SPONSORING ITS ANNUAL-PASSOVERSEDERONTHE-FiltSTNIGHTOF PASSOVER:, MONDAY, APRIL 9 . . THE SEDER WILL BE HELD IN THE COLLOQUIUM DINING ROOM, BROCKWAY AND WILL BEGIN AT 6:30 PM. Monday. April 9 - First Seder 6:30 pm. Brockway Dining Hall $12.50 Students $14.50 non-students No ~me ~ he,~e.<!_ away. A_dj\lst~e!lts ~he :gl~~ for those who cannot afford the entire amount. , Re.leMJationJ tnUtJt he maLJe aJ Joon aJ poo~o~ible. No later th_anApril2. Tuesday. 1\prill 0 - Second Seder Same plcwe and time hut only if enough interest. Must let us know by Thursday March 29. If intere.;tea we can ako arrange a Seiler meal with a CortlaniJ family for the SeconiJ Seiler. Everyone is welcome. For reJervatiolu aniJ inqulrieJ, con«ut Sanford Guti1Ulll, Hi.Jtory X2065 aniJ 2723 or Ellen Wertlieb, P.;ycbolo!JY X20J9 Instructor fired for claiming Holocaust Jewish myth arship.\ tried dressing the charge in a cloak By College Press Service Special to the Press Rene Arbuckle, aniDPUI sopho- of academic respectability by mak- more, taped Hiner's February 9lec- ing the German-American National A history instructor has been ture and turned it over to school PoliticalActionCommittee(GAN- frred for teaching his class that the administrators. PAC), a Washington, D.C.-based Holocaust never occurred. Hiner denies he is anti-Semitic, group that says the Holocaust never Donald Dean Hiner, a part-time sayinghejustattemptedto-teach an- happened, wasleftunderthedoorof instructoratlndianaUniversity-Pur- other school of thought. e Stanford University's Hillel Foun- due University at Indianapolis \ldonotconsidermyselfatevi- dation: · · (IUPUI), was dismissed for lecturing sionist,\ he told The Indianapolis· Hans Schmidt, GAN -PAC' s that the Holocaust is a Jewish myth. News. .. chairman, told tbe student newspa~ and asserting that \none of it makes A few fringe political groups per, the Sianfor.d Daily, that \Halo~ sense unless you look at it from the trying to concoct a historical ration- caust studies is based on lies.\ . prospect of Israel getting a lot of ale for anti-Semitism have simply More recently, fliers distributed ~wealth from this story:· denied theHolocausteverhappened. by the Church of Jesus Christ Chris- The Simon Wiesenthal Center., a Six miliion Jews-, dis.sidents, Catho- tian at East Texas State University in Los. Angeles-based. organi-~atw)i .llcs,;·Gypsies and other innocents November claimed the Holocaust dedicated to teachmg abouofie diedinGennanconcentrationcamps never happened, but is widely re- Holocaust,.hailed the university's dunngJtor14 Warn. ported because Jews supposedly decision. Shottofevideiice.fortheit asser- control American media. \We are deeply gratified at the tion, they lately have begun calling- . \No record of any kind has ever university's ,swift and,.proget ac~ j}Jeniselves \revisionists borrow:. been found gertaining to the gassing tion,\ said Rabbi Abraham Sooper, . ing tlie name from a. scholarly, -of Jews, homosexuals, Gypsies, associate dean of the center. ''This widelyrespected,research-oriented criminals or anyone else,\ the pam- decisionreinforces~ecommitment group ofhistoriarrs that during. the phletread. \The Zionist Jews have of academic integritY and the pursuit . 1960s and '1970s exposed a dark complete control of television and of truth, while striking a blow against underside of American history. the printed page, and, consequently, bigotrywhichmasqueradesasschol· Anti-Semitic groups also have our politicians.' . . - I Tile Press/April 6, l(.)ffi(fHREE Emergency Squad Students dedicated to ..... helping students ' By Michelle Kennedy Staff Writer Should we call an ambulance? That can be a frightening ques- tion. A call could result in an erribar- rasing situation. Not calling could result in tragedy. Luckily for Cortland students. there is a simple answer. The Cortland State Emergency Squad is a First Aid organization made up of students de<licated to helping students. The Emergency Squad was first established in 1981 and started out small. While working out of an office in a Brockway Hall bathroom. the 12 members had to answer all calls on foot. ••Before getting a van, we'd spend the night running around campus with 60 pounds of equipment,\ said Tom Walsh, assistant director of opera- tions. The Emergency Squad moved its office into Winchell Hall and its membership reached a high of 55. In 1984, it relocated to Van Hoesen, where it still operates today. The Emergency Squad is pres- ently seeking volunteers to join its team.lt now consists Llf22 memheP-- whocovershiftsitl:t24-hour-a- day operation. \We desperately 11ee<l people- we have openings flll' everything from office work to drivers.\ said Walsh. lnadditiontothededine in mem- bers, Walsh also said there has been a drop in emergency calls. One reason for this may be tile change in the alcohol laws in J!llluary. Walsh does not believe the num- ber of emergencies has decreased. but that students are afraid to call the Emergency Squad. \Students need to know that eve- rything we do and say is confiden- tial,\ said Walsh. The Cortland State Emergency Squad ran 204calls last semester and has run 90 calls so far this semester. Student involvement is one factor that will keep the Emergency Squad strong. ··come down and see what we do ... it's the one place you can make a difference,\ said Walsh. The Emergency Squad number is x4lll, the business number x4112 . Employee of the Year Special to the Press Tina Rotolo was recently selected as the on-campus 1990 Student Em- pl(Jyee of the Year. Following is her thank you letter: Working in the Field Studies Office for the past three years has greatly influenced my life professionally, academically and socially. My office is one that is characterized by high levels of stress and dependency upon accuracy and professionalism. I feel very fortunate to be a part of the hard- working team that makes up the Field Studies Office. I will bring compe- tency, organization, effective comrnunicatin skills and a high degree of professionalism with me throughout the rest of my college and professional career because of my experiences with this office. I have my employer, Peg C(}rey, and the other members of the office to thank for their contributions to the professional and social enrichment that I have attained through w<>rking with them. Tina Rotolo Matthew Chase was a warded the Student Employee of the Year for off- campus. His article will follow in a later issue. Thank you to all who particpated in this program. Presents: Live Entertainment Shuffle Junction Sat., April 7 10:00-2:00 Cover Charge

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