Daily O'Collegian, 1985-10-29
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... . - .. -, , ,j 1 oklahoma historical ftocic-y " building tgnfit q thsdaily city, o- 73105 utposff' -1 vol. 91 no. 45 state university, stillwat" tuesday, october 29, 1985 stillwater child abuse complaints on the rise editor's note: this story is the first in a three-part series about child abuse stillwater area. by gordon sprouse staff reporter while area not increasing, an increase awareness has more than doubled number of complaints reported past few years, said dian england, supervisor welfare services payne county. england that three years she worked stillwater, suspected have gone from each month to 50 month. and problem .should be recognized by not only the public, but oklahoma state university students, england said. "sure there was a child abuse problem in 1970s," "no one ever talked about it. now we're telling people to talk it and get some help." "this isn't because has increased," "we just have more workers due increased awareness of problem, so investigations are brought our attention." even though most osu students don't spouse children, said all should recognize abuse. "the major fallacy that we live under is you be trained for certain type occupation, be trained to a parent," england said. "just because you have child doesn't make mother or father." said many resources are available teach people how good parents, and everyone should take advantage of these resources. "no one is immune from the problem abuse," "i can't think any religion income level that i haven't encountered here at welfare office." factors can create abuse situation, but certain may related students who do spouse children. "a married student with children playing role spouse, parent, student and probably an employee," england said. "that's a lot of roles to be playing, leaving the person with little time for himself." suggested exercise as good way relieve tension. "whether alone or family, parents should try get outside release stress that could create problem in home," said child abuse is not declining won't soon. "our goals reducing are long-term," "if we can teach young people doesn't have happen there alternatives, hopefully reduce future families." labor of love soger's assistant retires from 'best job on campus' by susan geisert assistant news editor bob mcculloh has tried his hand at several trades composer, newswriter and fighter pilot to name a few. however, soon will retire from what he calls "the best job en campus." is president l.l. boger's assistant. spent 33 of working years oklahoma state university 28 as public information writer the past five said plans travel after retirement end november. "i'm taking an early because i am tired," said. mcculloh's history osu began in 1949 when graduated university, known then a&m college, with bachelor's journalism. "i probably foremost flag-waver for university," really sold on this place or wouldn't have been here all these years." assistant, takes care many items doesn't time tuesday profile "many times people don't know where to go for an answer a question or get something resolved, and we can handle much of that without the president ever having be bothered," he said. in 1957, mcculloh put his name osu history books when composed music wrote lyrics school's alma mater hymn. said university had contest write new school song state legislature officially changed from oklahoma a&m college university. "i remember thinking, 'boy, will probably lousy song' because i heard so many terrible songs," "but then, thought 'i have no right criticize whatever they choose if offer pdoto by ertc ttoif i bob mcculloh, executive assistant to president l.l. boger, takes care of university business. mcculloh will be retiring in november following 33 years service. ' on my own,' so i went home, sat down at the piano and started working. "you might say it was a labor of love." mcculloh came to osu as music major. freshman he played four instruments trombone, baritone, bassoon con tra bassoon in four different groups. however, mcculloh's freshman year was interrupted by world war h and a stint the army air corns. when mcculloh returned to osu, he changed his major journalism minor music. "i had always been interested in writing as well music," mcculloh said, "but when i was the army time to think and decided that a person be really talented do anything music. didn't talent, so switched my other love, which writing." city property crimes increase by catherine dahl staff writer stillwater experiences a property crime rate four times that of cities comparable in size, said rick dillard, public information officer for police. "reported burglaries already exceed the total number reported 1934," dillard said. he 284 and 605 larcenies have been to police this year through september. thefts comprised about 41 percent all on campus last year, ben crockett osu oklahoma state university students lost $112,153 1984, according reports. recovered loss those 411 larcenies, two robberies 11 auto was $29,036, also investigated 27 injury accidents 218 non-injury year. dui arrests increased slightly 1984 from 1983. arrested 82 people compared 67 arrests, 69 were male 13 female. average age increased. 1983, men women 22 21, respectively. ages 24 22, respectively, ' blood alcohol content remained same with 1983 at 0.17 percent. reading 0.10 state's breath test constitutes driving under the influence. crockett said students need to be responsible when drinking. "i certainly don't encourage however, if you're going drink, eat a good meal before, set limits for yourself, and conscientiously stick those limits," he said. "sip your guzzle. watch out friends. let friends drive drunk." osu police investigated two rapes nine felonious assaults. comprise 2 percent assaults 3 of all crime on campus. responded 29 reports assault battery aggravated 21 rape, indecent exposure other sex offenses. stillwater have six forcible attempted this year compared in 1984. neither or experienced homicide year. there was one best way prevent thefts is "always lock doors, even only gone few minutes." "it takes eight seconds someone enter room home remove valuables," people should their vehicles keep valuable belongings sight. "put purses, packages cassette tape cases seat,' ' backpacks purses not left unattended public, "keep bicycles locked up well lit areas with strong chain," class break pt.-nwh... jennifer elbon and matt mcgee take a well deserved between classes on the steps of student union last friday.
|Title||Daily O'Collegian, 1985-10-29|
|Subject||Oklahoma State University-Students-Newspapers; College student newspapers and periodicals-Oklahoma; Sillwater, (Okla.)-Newspapers|
|Description||The student-run newspaper at Oklahoma State University from 1924 -|
|Publisher||Stillwater, OK; Oklahoma State University, 1924 -|
|Relation||The Daily O'Collegian|
|Rights||Copyright 2011 Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges. All rights reserved|