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The Battalion
Friday, March 5,1993
Club practices for competition
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from the Harvard School of Edu
Rangel is a member of the
board of managers of the Memori
al Medical Center and has served
on the strategic planning board of
the Corpus Christi Independent
School District. She is founder
and board member of the Corpus
Christi Literacy Council and
served on the Martineau Juvenile
Hall Advisory board for two
Lindsey, 70, is a graduate of
Texas A&M and is currently a
member of the Texas A&M Uni
versity System Investment Advi
sory Committee, the Board of Vis
itors Research Foundation and
chairman of the advisory board of
the Texas A&M Press.
O'Connor, 38, is a graduate of
Texas A&M as well and a trustee
for the Texas A&M University De
velopment Foundation and the re
gional vice chairman of the Texas
A&M University Chancellor's Ad
visory Council.
In addition, he is a director of
the Texas and Southwest Cattle
Raisers Association.
CRAIG FOX/The Battalion
Jason Morawski, sophomore, practices his
technique on the pommel horse during a
gymnastics club workout. Morawski and other
fellow students are currently training for a
Saturday meet in Room 307 Reed. Students from
the University of Texas, Southwest Texas State and
St. Thomas also will compete in the event.
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of interest," Thompson said. "I
don't think there's a structural
problem with objectivity. If they
follow the standard military pro
cedures outlined, it's a really
sound procedure for producing
objective decisions."
As of Thursday, Col. James L.
McCleskey, chief of operations
and training and investigating of
ficer in this case, declined to com
ment about the status of the inves
James Nelson, an associate of
ethical studies at the Hastings
Center in New York, said the ap
pearance of justice is often more
important than the verdict.
"The perception that justice is
being done is an important part of
justice," he said. "The Corps
must make it clear they are han
dling it right."
Nelson said public confidence
in the Corps' review policies may
be weakened because this investi
gation has been kept internal.
Dr. Ed Harris, associate profes
sor of philosophy at A&M, said
because the Corps has dealt with
harassment incidents in the past,
investigators may want to end
speculation about its internal re
view procedures.
"They have the motivation to
be as objective as possible," he
"The Corps must
make it clear they are
handling it right."
-Dr. Paul Thompson
philosophy professor
said. "Any organization needs to
prove it can run its own ship re
Dr. John J. Koldus III, vice
president for student services,
said if the Corps finds the male
guilty, the worst punishment he
faces is dismissal from the institu
Local News Briefs
Bryan appoints
city police chief
The city of Bryan announced
Thursday that Assistant Police
Chief Lee Freeman will become
the city's new police chief April
Freeman will lead the de
partment upon Chief Charles
Phelps' retirement March 31.
The new chief has been with
the Bryan Police Department for
25 years. He helped implement
the Street Crime Apprehension
Team (SCAT) which targets
street level narcotics crimes,
and he also co-authored the
Bryan Police General Orders
Manual, which includes the de
partment's rules, regulations,
policies and procedures.
Freeman was selected by an
internal search committee com
posed of the city manager, as
sistant to the city manager, city
attorney, city secretary and the
city's six department directors.
Educator speaks
about scholarship
Dr. Ernest L. Boyer, presi
dent of* the ^Carnegie Founda
tion for the Advancement of
Teaching, will speak on "The
Challenges of Cbnsidering
Scholarship" today at 2 p.m. in
601 Rudder Tower.
Boyer has been president of
the Carnegie Foundation since
1979 and is considered one of
the nation's leading educators.
He was chosen 1987 Man of the
Year in Higher Education.
The lecture is co-sponsored
by Texas A&M's College of Ed
ucation. For more information
about the lecture, call 845-8384.
Conference offers
science advances
The Sixth Annual Science,
Technology and Youth Sympo
sium will be held at Texas A&M
Saturday to provide high school
science teachers and their stu
dents information on advances
in science and technology.
Scientists and 'Other profes
sionals will present 98 lectures,
workshops and tours that relate
their work to the roles of science
and technology in the lifestyles
of the 21st century.
A special session for teachers
will focus on advances on
teaching science and technology
subjects. For more information,
call 845-3910.
Cancer society
benefits from run
The sixth annual Bill Thoma
son 5-K Memorial Run/Walk
will be held Saturday to benefit
the American Cancer Society.
The event has been dedicated
to the memory of Bill Thomason
who died of pancreatic and liv
er cancer in 1988. Thomason
emphasized the importance of
fitness as a regular part of peo
ple's lives.
The run/walk begins and
ends at the Aerofit Club & Ac
tivity Center. The entry fee is
$10 and all participants will be
given commemorative T-shirts.
Awards will be presented to the
top three finishers for men and
women in various age cate
For more information about
the event, call 846-8868 or 846-
Department tries
to help reputation
The Texas A&M Department
of Chemistry will be the host
this weekend of a Graduate Vis
itation Weekend in which 44
prospective graduate teaching
assistants from 23 states and
Canada will participate.
The purpose of the visit is to
offer the prospective graduate
students the opportunity to
meet faculty and students in the
chemistry department.
The weekend will be held to
increase the reputation of the
department's graduate faculty.
The department also is trying
to increase its number of minor
ity students. The percentages of
black and Hispanic students in
the chemistry department are
higher than the state and na
tional averages. ;v :
Fourteen percent of the total
number of black doctoral chem
istry graduates received their
degrees from the department.
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The Battalion
STEVE O'BRIEN, Editor in Chief
JASON LOUGHMAN, Managing Editor TODD STONE, City Editor
STACY FEDUCIA, Opinion Editor DON NORWOOD, Sports Editor
KYLE BURNETT, News Editor SUSAN OWEN, Lifestyles Editor
DAVE THOMAS, News Editor DARRIN HILL, Photo Editor
Staff Members
Reporters — Mark Evans, Melody Dunne, Reagan Clamon, Cheryl Heller, Matari Jones, Juli Phillips, Jennifer
Smith, Brandi Jordan, Gina Howard, Stephanie Pattillo, Robin Roach, Julie Chelkowski, Jeff Gosmano, Jason Cox,
Kevin Lindstrom, Mary Kujawa and Shelia Vela
News desk - Belinda Blancarte, Carey Eagan, Lance Holmes, Elizabeth Lowe, Jennifer Mentlik and Heather
Photographers — Kevin Ivy, Robert J. Reed, Billy Moran, Joseph Greenslade, Richard Dixon, Craig Fox, JohnW.
Bartram and Mark Ybarra
Lifestyles — Anas Ben-Musa, Dena Dizdar, Melissa Holubec and Jenny Magee
Sports writers — William Harrison, Michael Plumer and David Winder
Columnists — Julie Ralston, Toni Garrard Clay, Matthew Dickerson, Chris Whitley, Robert Vasquez, Rich
Henderson, Dove Brooks, John Scroggs and Janet Holder
Cartoonists - Thomas Deeny, George Nasr, Clay Welch, Boomer Cardinale and Jeff Crone
Graphic Artist - Jennifer Petteway
Clerks- Julie Chelkowski, Darra Dees, Wren Eversberg, Carrie Miura and Shelley Rowton
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