The Polemic Issue 2., 23 October 1991, p. 1

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The results are in. . . Student Senate elections page 4 Country, pop and independent label Music Reviews page 9 Intramural flag football season goes down to the wire page 12 THE POLEMIC blished by the d, Issue 2 _ ACC in brief Post Alumni game reception planned There will be a reception at the 119th Hole following the Alumni game on Saturday, October 26. The reception is being isponsored by the Student Senate/Student Activities Board. Hors d'oeuvres will be served. |ACC Players Club meets The Players invite interested Ten separate entities made [students to join in the fun as they formal requests for financing abble in eke Gr of RSE de CURES es eae EV i ; an pesof astiden by Jackie Skaluba Assistant Editor The Budget Review Board met for the board to meet 100% of all budgets presented because of obvious financial —_ limitations, most received a percentage of their Juests. \Holiday Faire planned for (December. Club meetings and production tryouts will be announced at a later date, Loctite seminar planned Through dues and fundraisers, BTA President Pat Isaacs hopes to November 11, 1991 from 9am to noon in NRC 450: This. seminar Lumberjack award winner name i Other campus organizations will have to re-think their budgets also or run short before the end of the school year. ACC Players President Karen October is Roxy Aubrey, manage lof the campus bookstore. was also located on campus. According to Aubrey. "Bookstore management and students which are #1." Board distributes funds The amount of money available to the Budget Review Board for distribution was $24,000, up from the $22,000 of previous _ years. According to Lindsay, the $2,000 increase may. be seen (misconstrued): as a reflection of increased revenue, but isin fact a result of the commitment of ACC administration to the Student Activities Pro; Two years ago the decision (ous student-oriented activities, as ao as the college’s athletic pro; This fee replaced the 7 7 eit hour (to a maximum of 15 credit hours) “Athletic Fee students had ‘been paying previously. The ~ $88,000 earmarked annually for support of student activities and athletics is loosely based on projected revenue; however, the figure was actually arrived at by looking at what the college had been spending on athletics and what the General Fund had been “kicking in’ to cover activities and melding the Although more money was available for distribution, individual organizations did not necessarily see that — increase because the number of organizations submitting requests had also risen, from: six budget requests to 10. This year’s Budget. Review Board was comprised of student representatives: — Duane Stewart, Greg Witter, and Jackie Skaluba; faculty _ representatives: Bonnie Urlaub and Barb Moran; with Lindsay serving as administrative representative. of Alpena Community College Photo by Elaine Kosloski Cornerstone Tabernacle, occupying part of the former Bingham School, hopes to be the new site of temporary overnight shelter offering clothing, food and sleeping facilities. Homeless problem hits home by Kirstine Titus Opinions Editor There’ are around 500,000 - 600,000 homeless people on the - streets at any given night across . the United States. We have seen their pictures splashed across the media, often -huddling under newspapers and cardboard boxes in. an effort to keep warm. Recent Michigan _ state aid cuts will affect approximately 90,000 people. In Alpena County alone, since Oct. 1, 335 General Assistance cases have been — eliminated due to the end of the General Assistance program. The people in the outlying areas of Alpena county will gravitate toward the city of Alpena. Suddenly the ‘homeless problem is at our doorstep and Alpena is struggling with the problems of housing — these ”These people will be trapped here unless we help them. It is our responsibility. If we close them out, they will result to desperate measures just to eat. Our crime rate will go up.” said Troy Baxter, minister — of Cornerstone Tabernacle. Baxter started Cornerstone Tabernacle in 1988 and last Bingham School. leasing part of the school to a Start program and FOCAS (Fellowship of Christian Adult Singles). The church plans a clothes closet for the poor and has continued to page 6 October 23, 1991 a t Fi { { ‘ 4 4 q

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