Highlights include: The President (Nixon) has requested a cut in student aid of almost $100 million, and the abolition of Educational Opportunity Grants as well as National Direct (Defense) Student Loans. These cuts must be resisted and the Basic Educational Opportunity Grants program should be funded --On March 30th Meskill signed into law bills that will allow all colleges in Connecticut to sell beer on campus and will permit students at state colleges to use any library in the state college system --Search Weekend: What exactly do we do on a Search? Fr. John Giuliani, who headed our weekend, stated “We played and we prayed” --The central corridor in the main building has a new look: It has been turned into an art gallery. On permanent display are paintings by Edwin Brent and Samuel Maitlin, which were purchased by the student government and framed with funds provided by the administration --The Students International Meditation Society is sponsoring a convocation on the benefits of Transcendental Meditation, to be held in the library lecture hall --When it was found out that the Nursery School would not be operating on campus anymore, the Student Government here at SHU began working on turning the nursery room into a game room --“The Counseling Center Staff helps enable an individual, through listening, to come to grips with life and it’s situations,” stated Mrs. Dorthea A. Fenelori, Psychological Counselor of SHU --Governor Meskill speaks as part of Sacred Heart’s series of events commemorating the tenth anniversary of the signing of the University’s charter --A convocation was offered in conjunction with SHU's charter week festivities, concerning the topic "Is the American Family Doomed?”, presented by social critic Vance Packard --Remarks by Pres. Kidera on the 10th anniversary of SHU --Benton Spruance art exhibit on the lower level of the library --SHU Drama to present "Follies" --"Cabaret" continued through summer --Sports.
Sacred Heart University Archives, "Obelisk, Volume 11, Number 15" (1973). Newspapers (Obelisk & Spectrum). 73.