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    The Clackamas Print fk
Wednesday, February 14,1996 JF
News!Feature
College
Conversation
sparks
innovation
Staff members ’value driven'
..............
e-mail and internet; there was
some scat of conspiracy to keep
'titeSC WricCih
thatisslowingtinngsdownbut
money as well.
Phi Theta Kappa :
Dispelling the myth
theNational Dean’s List (a publi­
Laney Fouse
cation of outstanding students).
Staff Writer
In order to understand what Inclusion in the PTK Transfer Da­
Amy K. Hanson
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is, you tabase which is made available to
.
is
not
trite;..
i
y
,'
Managing Editor
must also understand what it isn’t. colleges and universities seeking
“Notatistaffhaxlnteniet.
Students had the opportunity
To it’s credit, PTK is not a secret transfer students. Members are
Some
byeia
haye^%
“
she
-
to voice their questions and con­
society or a sorority. There are also eligible for an estimated $21
said»
>
-
-
cerns to college President John
no cryptic passwords or surrepti­ million in transfer scholarships
Keyser and staff about campus life
tious handshakes, no clandestine provided exclusively for Honor
;.aj^
. to staff members which has Only
at the College Conversation held
meetings, or bizarre initiations. Society students.
: turn iton and•'¿^••said -Scott
added
to
the
problem
.
on Jan. 22.
“The reality of PTK,” says
According to its Mission State­
Turpin,
of
I.T.S
explaining
:
"The
staff
became
frus
­
Issues raised at the conver­
second year advisor Kate Gray, “is
ment,
trated
when
they
started
getting
reasons
for
the
delays
:
*
*
/YY-;
sation included several concerns
“The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa that [PTK] serves its members.
e-mail, making them feel un-
•
to Wpirti
about athletics, food service, stu­
The members make it
shall be to recognize and
technologyfirst.Kadtoiteabttip ■ comfortable. It made the staff
dent and non-student pay rates on
what it is.”
encourage scholarship
PTK
is
"defensive
when
they
didn
’
t,
and
the
wayit
was
wjredmade
campus and various educational
Members volunteer
among two year college
ktitiyir^y ■•.ihe-. s^ider-’Ws,^
it difficiiit -There'were^.llm
*
nota
programs.
their time to campus ac­
students...To achieve
•iiedndm^
stated
McKeever.
Gary Dirrim, dean of college
this purpose, Phi Theta
secret tivities such as Moving
; P’Wm not trying to make
the provider and they had to pe­
services, first reported on ques­
On Week (being held
Kappa shall provide op­
tition for more.
society through Friday) and
tions raised at the conversation at
portunity for the devel­
withhold any Stirvices from
Other student complaints
the Jan. 30 President’s Council
Skills Day (scheduled
opment of leadership
were thatTQ.I.T. was trying to :-&eife We are Value drity^^
Meeting.
and service, for an intellectual for Thursday, February 22). They
studentsaro^
hide
information
from
them
and
After the Feb. 6 President's
climate for exchange of ideas and also get the opportunity to volun­
• here” say'sMdkee^w^'feels
they were censoring e-mail,
Council, Dirrim said that three
ideals, for lively fellowship for teer for local fundraisers and na­
■■vf, **We don’t censor anything. : she can say th at as she was once
things were being addressed, the
scholars, and for stimulation of tional projects.
Wdon’thave time tocensac a student here herself. "We
first being the difference between
General membership meet­
interest in continuing academic
*
toiything
saidThipin.
/:
know
where
ourjobs
come
from.
student and non-student pay rates.
ings scheduled throughout each
excellence.”
It
’
sthestudents.
”
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•
:
:
-
Itistwt
just
the
technology
According to Dirrim, the
In other winds, as college stu­ term are held in McLoughlin,
council spent hours discussing
dent with a 3.5 GPA or above, Room M204. Unless otherwise
this topic. Human Resource Man­
your scholastic achievement ranks posted, meetings are scheduled
ager Rusty Painter will be doing
you among the top 10 percent of for Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. and
research and report back to the
ALBEE from page J
Arts is a criminal act,” said . all students enrolled in a two-year Mondays at 5:30 p.m. A variety
President’s Council with recom­
college. Many felt that such an of topics includes information
’ Albee. ‘1 see us turning away
mendations.
achievement should be rewarded. from the fields of Science, Litera­
from anything Oiat doos not re­
Painter will be talking with
Thus, the establishment of the Phi ture, Psychology, and the Honors
itas his 30th birthday present. affirm the values that we already
Academic Tracking and Student
Program.
'
, , Theta Kappa Honor Society.
With this successful play, Albee hold ourselves.”
Employment Coordinator Vi
This Thursday’s topic will be
Since 1918, PTK has hon­
are im­
realized that playwntmg was<
Christensen and Tutor Coordina­
ored more than one million stu­ “The Right to Love” Questions
portant to Albee because he sees
for him, ,
'
tor Don Shula and reporting ra­
dents. Distinguished alumni in­ about Phi Theta Kappa can be
*T discovered that I Was a them as what makes humans
tionale and adjustments to the
cludes people from such fields as answered by Kate Gray, Ext. 2371
...
playwright andhad beenail my unique.
council.
education, business, arts and en­ or Dave Arter, Ext. 2210.
i“We ate the only animal
Ider sato Albee,'Tm^adFm
Second were concerns about
tertainment, public service and (Special Note: Story and Pictures
*
com­
a playwright; i like the. fact that' that has created art,
athletics. In response to these con­
of last night’s PTK Induction Cer­
politics.
theater always exists in the mented Albee, “This is what
Member benefits include emony will appear in next week’s
cerns, new showerheads and
happened sometime way hack
present tense.”-' / '' /
clocks will soon be installed in
automatic nomination for Clackamas Print.) \
'
Censorship is an issue of there; our tails fell off, and we
locker rooms. An over crowded
concern for Albee. He is not grew art. ' , Y'\a.
weight room as well as new
"All art is in opposition.
happy with the problems cre­
scoreboards for the softball and
Art is there to hold a mirror up
ative artists face.
baseball fields are still being dis­
“Censorshipof contentisa to us. It is there to question the
cussed.
fascist act; there is no such thing values we have accepted with­
About food services, Dirrim
as a llnle censorship,” said out question," said Albee.
said that improvements are being
Members of the audience
Albee who feels. the arts are
made and Associate Dean Roxy
seemed impressed with Albee’s
threatened in this country.
Hobart will be calling together
'
-':: yV:: “The attempt to des troy the lecture.
the food service committee.
"It was an absolute smash,”
aesthetic education of Ameri­
According to Dimm, none of
cans through the elimination of said Shields. "It was truly a glo­
these issues have ironclad recom­
/-yp
the National Endowment for the rious event.". +;+:
mendations.
III
graded as the budget allows.
The bcmxnnMne comes down to
money'and bodies that can do
the work. We just got Internet a
couple of months ago
.
***
Said
McKeever. ;
,/•- ••
■ As students became upset
Albee a born lover of the Arts
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