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Higher Education Services Corporation Hires Private Company to Track Student Loan Defaulters. Andrea Zimmerman (p. 1)

Italian-American Group Charges CUNY Discriminates. Mark Petras (p. 1)

Administrators Seek Staff Increase for Computing Service and Library. Mark Petras (p. 1)

Anti-Sweatshop Coalition Fights Corporate Greed. Mark Petras (p. 1)

Pataki to Approve CUNY “Workfare” Legislation for Students on Public Assistance. Andrea Zimmerman (p. 3)

Annals of Administration: CUNY’s Controversial Writing Assessment Test to be Administered at All Community Colleges (p. 4)

Masthead (p. 2)

Editorial Page (p. 2)

ABC Has Insulted Our Intelligence. Mark Petras

CUNY BOT’s “Committee of Five” Excludes Faculty and Students from the Chancellory Selection Process. Andrea Zimmerman

Obituaries (p. 4)

Ernest Schwarcz

Hugo Weisgall

DSC Notes (p. 4)

GSUC Budget Saved

DSC Party Well Attended

Adjunct Update

CUNY Clips (p. 5)

New Calendar Lists Free CUNY-Wide Events Through December 1997

More about the CUNY/Card

Illustrious Translator, Gregory Rabassa, Delivered Distinguished Lecture on Translating Cultures

CUNY Sponsors Voter Registration Drive

Three CUNY Colleges Win National Science Foundation Awards to Support Science, Math and Engineering Education

Book Reviews

Endangered Minds: Why Our Children Don’t Think (Simon and Schuster, 1990) and Your Childs Growing Mind (Simon and Schuster, 1994) by Jane Healy, PhD. Laura Brose (p. 6)

Good Start: A Guidebook for New Faculty in the Liberal Arts Colleges (Anker Publishing Company, 1992) by Gerald Gibson. Laura Brose (p. 7)

Restaurant Review

Escape the Daily Grind at Coffee Grounds Café: A Multisensory Experience. Laura Brose (p. 7)

Announcements / Advertisements

Register to Vote! (p. 1)

Wanted! Your Opinions, Essays, and Articles. The Advocate (p. 2)

Get the Facts on CUNY Card. DSC (p. 2)

End Child Labor and Sweat Shop Abuses. Day of Conscience, October 4, 1997 (p. 3)

Computech Inc. (p. 3)

Please Inform The Advocate…of upcoming events… (p. 3)

Attention GSUC Students! The Student Center. Doctoral Students’ Council (p. 4)

Newspapers Need Diversity. Write for the Advocate (p. 5)

New York State Voter Registration Form (p. 8)

Attention Students: Job Opportunity – Student Newsletter Editor. CUNY Baccalaureate Program (p. 8)

The Black Students’ Association [Inducts New Member] (p. 8)



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