The University News (Irving, Tex.), Vol. 26, No. 2, Ed. 1 Wednesday, September 12, 2001 Page: 2 of 11
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2 September 12,2001
The University News
Editor in Chief
Arts & Entertainment
Editorial A dvisers
Dr. Joe Norton
Dr. Frank Swietek
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Juniors plan Charity Week, choose co-chairs
Rekowski, Wilson serve as leaders of university tradition
by Katherine Cook
Jean Rekowski and Margaret
Wilson will serve as Charity Week
chairs as a result of an election
by the junior class on Tuesday,
Following the election,
Rekowski and Wilson called a
class meeting to select a trea-
surer for the event and to give
a brief overview of what needs
to be done.
Co-treasurers for Charity Week
are Molly McKean and Laura
"We're really really excited, but
things are obviously still in the
Decisions should be much
more finalized after the organi-
zational meeting on Sept. 11.
"We are waiting for feedback
from the class before we do any-
thing definite," Rekowski said.
A meeting will be held Tues-
day Sept. 11, at 5 p.m. in the
Student Activities and Leader-
ship Center. The junior class will
choose a theme and the charities
to be supported.
Chairs of the committees will
also be announced.
The 13 committees are as fol-
lows: family day, Haggar auction,
male auction, donations, Haggar
booths, airband, dance, KAOS,
publicity, t-shirts, apartment
bash, coffeehouse/raffle and
faculty talent show.
The year's Charity Week will
have a few changes.
The faculty talent show and
the small daily raffle, two events
that have not been done in four
years, are being added to the
basic Charity Week formula.
Charity Week is a long-stand-
Sem nary growth
continued from pg. 1
and Student Life, also acknowl-
edged the close connection
between the university and the
"We do a lot of work with
them in the advisory role aca-
demically, and we also give the
seminarians some tuition advan-
tage here," he said.
In addition, the offices of UD's
Institute for Religious and Pas-
toral Studies are located at Holy
"he University News
is looking for writers,
f you are interested,
call the newsroom at
ing UDtradition.lt is held the first
week in October, and the general
idea is to have fun activities for
the students where all proceeds
go to charity.
The junior class runs Charity
Week; it is seen as a way to bring
the class back together after a
year of separation during Rome
Two chairs, a spring Romer
and a fall Romer, are selected.
These chairs run the whole
week with the help of many sub-
committees and their chairs.
The juniors, however, are not
entirely responsible for Charity
The other classes divide many
of the responsibilities.
The freshman class works the
kickoff event, family day.
The sophomore class, which
is cut in half because of Rome,
mans the booths in Haggar
The seniors are in charge of
This year Charity week will be
held during the weekfrom Sept.
photo by Katherine Cook
Co-chairs Jean Rekowski and Margaret Wilson begin planning Charity
Week. Molly McKean and Laura Temmer are this year's co-treasurers.
Trinity Seminary, and Msgr. Mi-
lam Joseph is on the seminary's
Fr. Duca hopes for positive
relationships between seminar-
ians and other students at the
"I would hope that our semi-
narians would be a very positive
influence on campus, but I also
hope they're not seen as men
who are floating two feet off the
ground," Fr. Duca said.
apply for Rome
continued from pg. 1
without its advantages.
The small size class provides
this fall's Rome class with an
excellent academic opportunity,
"The small class size should
really help them all academically
over there. They will be able to
have better class discussions. It
Free newspapers make
stacks around campus
by Jason L. Van Dyke
For most of their lives, many UD students have seen their
parents begin the day engrossed in a daily newspaper while sit-
ting at the breakfast table with a cup of hot coffee or a glass of
Students at the University of Dallas have the option of begin-
ning their day in a similar fashion. What started as a "trial run"
of newspapers around campus has resulted in free newspapers
available for students to take every day,
"It was actually The Dallas Morning News that approached the
school,"Brian Borski, director of Student Activities and advisor for
Student Government, said.
"The Dallas Morning News charged us a discounted flat rate,
allowing us to put newspapers in the residence halls and the
Haggar Student Center," he said.
The cost for the newspapers has been split by Student Govern-
ment and Student Life ever since the program began in the fall
Junior Melody Head enjoys reading the free newspapers be-
"I read the newspaper whenever possible," Head said. "I usually
read the front page section of the paper and then scan the rest
of it for any articles that seem to be interesting."
Some students have begun to notice that this year the univer-
sity is receiving weekend issues from The Dallas Morning News.
Last year papers were delivered only on weekdays.
"I just noticed that we are getting the Sunday paper," Head
said. "The advertisements available in the Sunday paper are
important to students. I live off-campus and have to be a bar-
Members of the administra-
tion also feel that the availabil-
ity of the Dallas Morning News
is important to a student's full
Betty Perretta, director of
administration for Student Life,
believes it is important for stu-
dents to get outside of the "uni-
versity bubble" and educate
themselves in world affairs and
Perretta has noticed that stu-
dents are more likely to read the
newspaper in residence halls and
other places on campus.
"When students come into
Haggar, it is usually for different
Perretta remarked she was
pleased to see the student re-
sponse to the presence of The
Dallas Morning News has been photo by Moirin Reynolds
a positive one. Copies stack up of The Dallas
"Any reading, including newspai^erBjii£|temijcicti1a6fi(ppB&Df
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