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                                                                                                                              Xministration Note
                                                                                                                              Freezes ATO Hassle,
                                                                                                                              Status Quo.Governs
                                                                                                                                Rutledge Tufts, president of the       Dean Jones' letter, according to     distance telephone call from ATO
                                                                                                                              Southwestern chapter of Alpha          Tufts, suggests that the issues em-    National President Stuart Daniels
                                                                                                                              Tau O meg a fraternity, was ad-        broiling the chapter include a pos-    of Champagne, Ill.
                                                                                                                              vised Monday in a letter from          sible violation of the rights of         Daniels' initial attempts to con-
                                                                                                                              Dean Jameson Jones that the cam-       one of the ATO pledges. Neither        vince Tufts to resign his position
                                                                                                                              pus activities of ATO are tempo-       Tufts nor Dean Jones would re-         were unsuccessful. Daniels then,
                                                                                                                              rarily frozen.                         lease the letter for publication.      according to Tufts, informed him
                                                                                                                                Tufts told The Sou'wester Tues-                                             that a letter would be forthcoming
                                                                                                                                                                           College Awaits Study
                                                                                                    Photo by Bill Robertson   day that the ATO chapter cannot                                               removing Tufts from his position
  MISS B.U.T.T. for 1968 poses coyly amoong her                 Carol Hufstedler, and Margaret Ann Cary. Not                  conduct elections, pledgings, or de-     In declining comment, Dean           as Southwestern ATO President.
  admirers, Steve Pienaar, Jimmy Walk(er, and                   to be outdone, B.O.O.B. fraternity topped things              pledgings until the current contro-    Jones indicated that the South-          Daniels maintained that Tufts'
  Bill Pendergrass in Wednesday chapei. Miss                    off by naming Jeanne Houser their Mascot for                  versy between Tufts and the na-        western administration does not        action refusing to honor the ATO
  Mary Margaret Grigsby won the shimImering                     the coming year.                                              tional ATO organization is re-         wish to take any position until the    blackball system was clearly out-
  trophy, while runners-up were Corinne Beard,                                                                                solved.                                Greek Evaluation Committee com-        side the constitution, and there-
                                                                                                                                                                     pletes its study of the campus so-     fore no formal trial would be held.
                                                                                                                                                                     cial groups.
                                                                                                                                                                       ATO Province Chief Jon R. Boy-                    Reads Letter
                                                                                                                                                                     den of the Melody Music Shop in           Tufts received the letter from
                                                                                                                                                                     Memphis told The Sou'wester            Dean Jones last Monday and read
                                                                                                                                                                     Tuesday night that he had re-          it in the chapter meeting that

                 1C                b     e                               oullege Newspaper                                                                           ceived a copy of Dean Jones' let-
                                                                                                                                                                     ter.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            night. G. L. Brandon of Memphis,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Chairman of the ATO High Coun-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            cil, and Boyden were present at
                                                                                                                                                                       Boyden stated that the Dean's
                                                                                                                                                                                                            the meeting.
                                                    An All-American College News paper                                                                               action provided a "cooling-off pe-
                                                                                                                                                                                                               After Tufts read the letter, said
                                                                                                                                                                     riod", and as a result the issue is
49th YEAR                                       SOUTHWESTERN AT MEMPHIS, FEBRUARY 16, 1968                                                    VOL. 49, NO. 14        "at a point now when it is a status    an ATO active who wished to re-
                                                                                                                                                                     quo situation"; and that National      mnain anonymous, Brandon told
                                                                                                                                                                     ATO plans to do nothing without        the group that he and Boyden had



   Fraternity, Sorority Leaders
                                                                                                                                                                     further word from the Southwest-        come to the meeting to ask the
                                                                                                                                                                     ern administration.                     chapter to hold an early election
                                                                                                                                                                                                            of officers.
                                                                                                                                                                       Boyden denied a Sou'wester re-
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Brandon further stated, the ATO
                                                                                                                                                                     port that he was filing charges
                                                                                                                                                                     against Tufts with ATO national.        said, that if the chapter did not



   Defend SW Greek System                                                                                                                                            The Province Chief said he knows       hold a new election, he was pre-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            pared to remove Tufts from office.
                                                                                                                                                                     of no charges pending against
                                                                                                                                                                                                               David MeMillan confirmed this
                                                                                                                                                                     Tufts, but "that is not to say they
                                                                                                                                                                     won't be filed; that is not to say      information: "If the letter had not
                                                                                                                                                                     they have been filed."                 been written by Dean Jones, Rut
         By George Hazard                    Sigma Nu. The immediate p a st         expects the Statement of Princi-          who "'remains an individual in the                                            would not have been president."
  That Southwestern's Greek-let-             president of KA, George Atkinson,      ple to be abolished at the next           group."                                           ATO's Differ                   McMillan further stated, "It is
ter organizations are under fire at          noted that "a local chapter can        Grand Chapter.                              Sanders denied the right of the                                              my understanding if an election is
                                                                                               PiKA In Shift                                                           However, several ATO's present
present is an understatement. The            strike the 'White-Christian' clause                                              faculty to abolish or regulate                                                 not held by the chapter, national
                                                                                       Pi Kappa Alpha President Rich-                                                at the February 5 meeting of the
recent test case of the blackball            by applying to the national organi-                                              Greek groups. As he put it: "The                                               will remove Rut as soon as Dean
                                                                                    ard Hix noted that the PiKA na-                                                  local chapter maintained that a
system, and the racial discrimina-           zation for local autonomy on a                                                   very idea of the faculty's abolish-                                            Jones lifts his freezing notice."
                                                                                    tional convention, to assemble this                                              member, acting in accordance
tion that Alpha Tau Omega                    year-by-year basis in order to                                                   ing fraternities or sororities is a
                                                                                    summer, "will very likely abolish                                                with ATO by-laws, asked Boyden            Brandon Declines Comment
Worthy Master Rut Tufts holds to             comply with a campus regulation                                                  gross violation of not only the in-
                                                                                    the blackball system."                                                           to file charges against Tufts, and
be inherent in that system, are              forbidding discrimination."                                                      dividual's rights, but also of those                                            Brandon refused to comment on
                                                                                       Both SN and PiKA are on the                                                   that Boyden inferred that charges
matters of the gravest concern to              Sigma Nu has a similar provi-                                                  of the student body."                                                         the ATO controversy Wednesday
                                                                                    one-ball system. The latter fra-                                                 would indeed be filed.
them.                                        sion. According to John Howell,                                                    He sees the basic issue as "the                                             night. He further declined com-
   These are matters which call              Commander of the local chapter,        ternity may change that require-                                                   Tufts told The Sou'wester that,
                                                                                                                                    (Continued on Page   4)          on February 8, he received a long-     ment on whether ATO national
fraternities and sororities to ex-           "The national Statement of Prin-       ment locally if the change is ap-                                                                                       would have actually removed Tufts
amine their requirements and phi-            ciple states that the chapter is ex-   proved by nine-tenths of the chap-                                                                                      from office if Dean Jones had not
losophies.                                   pected to make racial discrimina-      ter.

                                                                                                                              Senate Will Judge                                                             written the "freezing" letter.
   Although a number of these or-            tion whether the clause is signed         Kappa Sigma's Grand Master,
                                                                                    Franklin Sanders, said that his or-                                                                                       As a result of the controversy
ganizations do not have a "black-            or whether the chapter has been
                                                                                    ganization has "no local or nation-                                                                                     within the ATO chapter, approxi-
ball system" by name, their bid-             granted a Waiver of Honor - in
                                                                                                                                                                                                            mately 12 members have deacti-
offering procedures all involve a
potential pledge's exclusion by
one to four of the chapter's voting
members.
                                             which case the discrimination is
                                             unofficially, but effectively, per-
                                             formed."
                                                Howell indicated that SN is in a
                                                                                    al written discrimination clauses
                                                                                    of any kind."
                                                                                       He sees the fraternity as a "self-
                                                                                    interested" entity, over which the
                                                                                                                              Abolition Proposal                                                            vated. Reasons vary for deactivat-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            ing and remaining in the chapter.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              However, some of the members
   Those procedures, presumably,             transitional period relative to the    school should have no control. "By                By Judy McDonald               come before the Senate on Febru-       remaining expressed feelings that
can result in the unpredecented              blackball system and the Waiver        benefiting members," he noted,              Tuesday night the Student Sen-       ary 20.                                the chapter can make changes in
confusion that followed their use            of Honor.                              "they benefit the school; but that        ate committee consisting of the           The SGA Executive Council           the blackball system and still pre-
in the ATO lodge in November.                   "At the last Grand Chapter," he     is not their primary purpose."            Social and Welfare Commissioners       Tuesday afternoon had endorsed         serve the national affiliation.
        Specified Exclusion                  said, "there was considerable sup-        This emphasis upon idividuality        and the heads of the Men's and         the actual abolition of the present      According to Nat Kirkland, the
   Two of the fraternities have a            port for a two- or three-ball sys-     is shared by -PiKA's Hix, who             Women's Undergraduate Boards,          Greek system because the Council       chapter has sent a letter to nation-
written law prohibiting the pledg-           tem: this indicates a trend toward     sees the fraternity's purpose as          following the recommendation of        opposed the Greeks' racial and re-     al requesting that their members
ing of Negroes: Kappa Alpha and              a majority vote for pledging." He      the betterment of the individual-         the SGA Executive Council, voted       ligious discrimination, their intro-   be placed on the national commit-
                                                                                                                              to bring this motion to the floor of   verted educational outlook and the     tee investigating the blackball sys-
                                                                                                                              the Student Senate:                    blackball system of membership         tem.
Now        To         Slice            The Pie!                                                                                 "Be it resolved that the Student     selection.                               Boyden said, "I am hopeful that
                                                                                                                              Senate of Southwestern favors the         Members of the Executive Coun-      there will be a solution that will

   SGA Settles Union Budget                                                                                                   immediate abolition of the Greek
                                                                                                                              system at Southwestern."
                                                                                                                                The motion for abolition will
                                                                                                                                                                     cil favoring the resolution were
                                                                                                                                                                     Commissioners McGuire, the orig-
                                                                                                                                                                            (Continued on Page 2)
                                                                                                                                                                                                            be satisfactory to everyone con-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            cerned." He emphasized that ATO
                                                                                                                                                                                                            national's first obligation is to the
         By Donna Fisher                     ernment funds and Briggs Student       student center requirements. The                                                                                        college administration.
   On Tuesday afternoon, SGA                 Center funds. The sum which Dr.        original figure of $45,000.00 called                                                                                      The province chief said that
President Bill Hubbard, Secretary-           Alexander will seek from the           for a greatly enlarged social budg-                                                                                     ATO removed its white Christian
Treasurer Pat Black, Intercollegi-           Board of Directors later this          et, but President Alexander was                                                                                         clause from the constitution in
ate Relations Commissioner Ken               spring totals $51,675.00.              forced by financial considerations                                                                                      1966.
Stanley, and Publications and Pub-             Of this sum, $35,000.00 has been     to reduce this figure.
licity Commissioner D avid Mc-               tentatively allocated for SGA pur-
Guire met wtih President Alex-
ander and Dean Jameson Jones on
                                             poses, and $16,675.00 for the stu-
                                             dent center. Student Government
                                                                                      "We have an excess of expendi-
                                                                                    tures over income of $125,000.00.
                                                                                    That's a deficit of $125,000.00" said
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Dorm Board
the subject of the student budget
for 1968-69.
                                             representatives plan to meet with
                                             the student center's Board of Gov-
                                                                                    the President. He noted that the
                                                                                    college's framework of budgeting
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Recommends
   The budget, consisting of all the
student budgets which were for-
merly dealt with on an individual
                                             ernors in order to determine the
                                             final division of funds.
                                               The original SGA request was
                                                                                    includes athletic activities and
                                                                                    medical services under the head-                                                                                        Rule Change
                                                                                    ing of student activities.
basis, will unite both Student Gov-          for $45,000.00 and did not include                                                                                                                                  By Mary Faith Grymes
                                                                                      In discussion with the student
                                                                                    leaders on financial matters, the                                                                                          The Honor Council's proposal

Tutors' Change Challenges                                                           President listed a set of priorities
                                                                                    which will guide Southwestern in
                                                                                    the near future.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            concerning girls' sign-out regula-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            tions was endorsed by every mem-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            ber of the dorm board present at
Seniors With Experiment                                                               First on the list is faculty sal-
                                                                                    aries: "We presently have an
                                                                                                                                                                                                            their meeting last week. The peti-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            tion now rests with the Adminis-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            t r a tive Committee composed of
         By Bill W. Ellis                    er the experiment was considered       overall salary rating of "C", and                                                                                       Deans Caldwell, Diehl and Jones,
      Acadlem.o Affa r   Commtte             a success or a failure.                our aggregate average is a thou-                                                                                        and President Alexander.
   The Faculty Subcommittee on                  The entirely experimental na-       sand dollars below that of Se-                                                                                             The petition, which stems from
Honors and Tutorials, in response            ture of the policy modification        wanee."                                                                                                                 an Honor Council proposal brought
to a petition submitted by the Stu-          must be stressed, indicated Dr.          The second point made by Presi-                                                                                       forth in January, advocates shift-
dent Committee on Academic Af-               John Henry Davis, chairman of          dent Alexander with Dean Jones                                                                                          ing the responsibility for evening
fairs, has announced a policy mod-           the subcommittee. This is one of       in agreement was to upgrade and                                                                                         dates and overnight visits from the
ification of the Tutorial Plan.              the main reasons only seniors will     enlarge the number of books in                                                                                          administration to e a c h resident
   The modification allows seniors           be permitted to participate. All       Burrow Library. Third came plans                                                                                        woman's parents.
taking tutorials and seminars dur-           sophomores and juniors in tutor-       to increase the scholarship budget,                                                                                               Decision Soon
ing this semester the choice of re-          ials must adhere to the former         which has increased from $120,-
taining the former method of                 method of "hour reporting."            000.00 to $180,000.00 in the past                                                                                           Jane Glass, executive president
 "time reporting" on an hours read              The Student Committee on Aca-       three or four years.                                                                                                     of the women's dormitory govern-
per week basis, or of incorporating          demic Affairs feels that this modi-                                                                                                                             ing board, presented the petition to
                                                                                      He said that construction on a                                                                                         Dean Anne Caldwell last week and
a "new and better method" to be              fication encourages a more ma-
determined by the student(s) and                                                    new girls' dormitory is slated for                                                                                       expects a decision from the Ad-
                                             ture approach to study and learn-
professor involved.                          ing under the Tutorial Plan. It        the immediate future, followed by                                                                                        ministrative Committee within a
   A senior taking a tutorial who                                                   another men's dormitory.                                                                                                 week.
                                             gives the students more freedom,
wishes to select, the new alterna-           and, more importantly, increased          The girls' residence will house                                                                                          Mliss Glass stressed that the in-
tive must: 1) obtain the permis-             responsibility for his own.            students presently living in Park-                                                                                       stallation of the Honor Council's
sion of the professor under whom                It is hoped that those seniors      view Manor and Evergreen Apart-                                                                                          motion will primarily affect the at-
he will study, and 2) at the end             taking tutorials will consider         ments, while the later men's dorm-           LYNX LOVELY ... Ann Millsaps makes a brief sortie to the                    titudes concerning the sign-out
of the semester report with his              adopting the 'new and better           itory will bring on-campus housing           top of some of the physics department's curious memorabilia.               practice. "w'w looked up rules in
professor to the Faculty Subcom-             method," but with the full realiza-    up to the 000 mark. "T'here's no             Besides being able to see for miles and 'miles as the crow flies,           as se boo& '(the official dorm
mittee on Honors and Tutorials on            than that thea lierformance will.      future for Southwestern as a com-            the ID trshman from State College, Miss. could not get down.               b... ;*~ ..     . and this change
which method was used and wheth-             determine t e     pplgcy.              muter-college," he commented.                She Is the Historian for her clas, too.                                    Ita        t       that many rules."
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                                                                                                         THE SOU'WESETER                                                                                               Friday, February 16, 1968 I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      .   .  .


                   Editorial-                                                                                                                   Michael Patton
                           An Agonizing Reappraisal
  The troubles of ATO have extended to the                   it would be nothing more than an expensively
                                                                                                                                                    Greek Calamity Marks
whole, campus. The question has evolved from
one concerning racial discrimination and the
blackball system to an inquiry into the nature
of the Greek system as a whole. Rumors spread
                                                             produced propaganda tract, not a newspaper. It
                                                             has a monopoly on this campus and thus a
                                                             higher obligation than that of partisanship.                                           Topic: Myopic Opiate
                                                                As students of a college, we all owe a higher                Yes, unwillingly I admit, they               olutionary plot. The bulk of South-      ics; yes, and even despite snick-
and inflame the fears of fraternity and sorority             allegiance to the success and reputation of the                                                              western scholars, who were strad-
                                                                                                                         were right. Southwestern needed                                                           ering that the whole system was
members who picture their opponents as demons.               college than to our own personal viewpoints.                                                                 dling the fence at the time, found
   There was to be an evaluation of the Greek                                                                            the Greek system. Southwestern                                                            downright "unAmerican";         you
                                                             Errare est humanum, therefore each side must                was the Greek system. The blind,                 themselves intensely interested in,      held your ground.
system at Southwestern later this month. There               admit its fallibility and let arguments bear the                                                             though morally bewildered by, the
will still be one, as far as anyone knows. But                                                                           stoney-hearted radical left, the                                                                     Exodus Revisited
                                                             weight of responsibility for the outcome.                   rebels without a program, had sub-
recent events have caused both the Greeks and                                                                                                                                                                         But, alas, the Greeks are gone,
their opponents to take what is known as "an                    It is futile and stupid to waste this crisis in          versively undermined the system,                                                          along with some four hundred stu-
agonizing reappraisal" of the situation.                     personal insults, wild allegations, and brooding            then with the calculated cruelty of                                                       dents who maintained that this
   The term "Sou'wester staff" seems to some                 fears. This is a liberal institution, and here we           an Auschwitz executioner, overtly                                                         place just didn't match up to Ole
people a magic touchstone; to others, a despic-              are confident that the truth will emerge vic-               called for the system's immediate                                                         Miss or even Arkansas State. They
able epithet. But we try to be liberal, not radical,         torious, whatever it be. Let no one think that the          abolition.                                                                                were right; time after time. The
and here the word "liberal" means something                   faculty would dare to overturn the Greek sys-                  Cursed embattled idealists: they                                                      old Southwestern just faded away.
                                                             em in a hasty meeting.                                      were in no position to judge; they                                                        No more the mysterious "brick
more than another crusade in the rabid tradition
                                                                 But it seems clear that no matter what the              were not dependent on the system;                                                         week" or the quaint beercan-
of Hearst or Pegler. We think that to be truly
liberal, we cannot force our viewpoint upon any-              outcome of the present crisis, the Greek system            they had nothing to lose. Individu-                                                       strewn parking lot.
one.                                                         will be changed in some way. And, having seen               als by nature, individuals by ne-                                                             No more the beauty and soul
                                                             the numbers of members deactivating and de-                 cessity, or individuals so tragical-
   The students finance this newspaper, and each                                                                                                                                                                   of lofty lyrics lifting lightly o'er
                                                             pledging, and the growth of anti-Greek spirit,              ly lost that there was no worse so-
faction, both for and against Greeks, are entitled                                                                                                                                                                 the campus: "In 1368, we Greeks
                                                             and the presentation of better alternatives, we             cial state.
to have their ideas com m unicate d. If The                                                                                                                                                                         entered an unnatural state. .... "
                                                             think the Greek system is doomed.                               These were the rag-tag revolu-                                                         No more the handy identification
Sou'wester presented only one side of this issue,
                                                                                                                         tionaries that met behind closed                                                           system of individuals by groups.
                                                                                                                         doors and bitterly vented their dis-
  Letter To                                                                                                               sension, who met before evalua-
                                                                                                                         tion committees and pleaded their                "SURE,KI    ,   WE'RE THE O~NeSWlt)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    All these and many precious more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    have passed, I'm sure, into the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    concept of "Southweston" as a
                                                                                                                         pathetically ideal proposals, and                           THE   BRK4,BUT .*
  The Editor                                                                                                             who obstinately, tenaciously, un-
                                                                                                                         naturally resolved to improve the                obsessive tendencies of the radi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    haven for pussycats and roses.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       History has proved: Southwest-
                                                                                                                          lot of the supposed victims of the
                                                                                                                                                                          cals.                                     ern just wasn't any Ole Miss (they
    (Editor's Note-Mr. W. J. Mich-                                                                                                                                                                                  had at least twenty more Frats
                                                                                                                          Greek system.                                      When confronted by such, many
ael Cody, a Southwestern alumnus                                                                                                                                                                                    than us), and that those devoted to
                                                                                                                                   Radical Confessions                    drowned their tormented souls in
and local lawyer, was requested by                                                                                                                                                                                  fraternal     principles, humbly
                                                                                                                             Yes, I 'was one of them. It was              various forms of pleasing tempta-
The Sou'wester to write a "letter to                                                                                                                                                                                though I do admit, were unerring-
                                                                                                                          terrible: the threats on the lives              tions.
the Editor" concerning the Greek                                                                                                                                                                                    ly right. God go with them as they
                                                                                                                          of loved ones, the brainwashing or                  Some others, no less respect-
controversy.)                                                                                                                                                                                                       scurry south.
                                                                                                                          "indoctrination" that they per-                  able, despite attacks by their
   If the fraternity system at South-                                                                                                                                     brothers to the contrary, felt com-
western is going to be used as an                                                                                         versely called my "pledgeship,"
                                                                                                                                                                          pelled to agonize over their be-
instrument of discrimination
against Negroes then the college
                                                                                                                          the nocturnal raids on my room;
                                                                                                                          believe me, these are but sketchy
                                                                                                                          examples of the horrors used
                                                                                                                                                                          liefs and those of their system.
                                                                                                                                                                          Truly the heart of the revolution-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Senate -
must take steps to drastically mod-                                                                                                                                        ary spirit lay in its goal to insti-         (Continued from Page 1)
                                                                                                                          against me (and others) to force
ify the system.                                                                                                                                                            gate trouble for the obliviously        inator of the motion, Foster, Stan-
   The Presbyterian Church and                                                                                            us to satisfy their obsessive hatred
                                                                                                                                                                           content.                                ley, Steele, Thornton, and SGA
Southwestern have taken an un-                                                                                            on the happy-go-lucky, country-                        Olympian Detachment
                                                                                                                          club Greeks.                                                                             Vice-President Adcock. Commis-
equivocal position that discrimi-                                                                                                                                             To those of you who steered          sioner Beall and SGA Secretary-
nation is morally wrong and                                                                                                   But ,mytrial has passed, so let
                                                                                                                          George Kennan's appraisal of the                 clear of the whole mess, who pos-       Treasurer Black abstained.
should not be practiced in Church                                                                                                                                          sessed the rare ability, along with       The committee vote was 9-4 in
institutions, The fraternity system                                                                                       radical left suffice to summarize
                                                                                                                           its unnatural obsession and the                 the administration and faculty, of      favor of the presentation of the
at Southwestern is an organic part                                                                                                                                         remaining above it all with some        issue to the Senate.
of the college. Discrimination by                                                                                         unholy results: "Tendencies that
                                                                                                                           represent the obsession of only a               sort of Olympian detachment, de-          ,Committee members insisted
the fraternity is discrimination by                                                                                                                                        spite ignorant and emotional pleas      that their stand not be interpreted
Southwestern. The principle and                                                                                            few may not be without partial ap-
                                                                                                                          peal, at certain times, and with-                to take a stand, I can only offer       as the committee's favoring the
practice' must be made consistent                                                                                                                                          my most sincere admiration.             abolition of Southwestern's frater-
regardless of pressures-economic                                                                                           in certain limits, to many others.
                                                                                                                              "If my own analysis is correct,                 Yes, despite the impending pros-     nities and sororities.
or otherwise.                                                                                                                                                                                                         Following the committee's ac-
                                                                                                                           there are a great many students                 ecution of a student by an external
   The thought of Southwestern                                                                                                                                                                                     tion, ten senators strongly opposed
                                                                                                                           who may resist any complete sur-                organization; despite the hum-
standing uncommitted while one                                                                                                                                                                                     to the abolition of fraternities and
                                                                                                                           render to these tendencies, but                 drum cries of discrimination; de-
of its organizations takes a pledge                                                                                                                                                                                sororities posted notices inviting
                                                                                                                           who nevertheless find them in-                  spite the ridiculous complaint that
pin from the coat of a student
                                                                                                                           tensely interesting, are to some ex-            the school was perpetuating a pol-      viewpoints f r o m interested stu-
simply because he is black is                                                                                                                                                                                      dents pending the Senate meeting
                                                                                                                           tent attracted or morally bewil-                icy that excluded half the campus
traumatic to those of us who are                                                                                                                                                                                    February 20. The senators signing
                                                                                                                           dered by them, find themselves                  from a college-oriented social life;
close to the college.                                                                                                                                                      despite the obviously intangible so-    the notice are Gregg Charbonnet,
    Why should students believe that                                                                                       driven, in confrontation with them,
                                                                                                                           either into various forms of pleas-             cial stratification, even within the    Dickey Fletcher, !Mark Houston,
 Christianity can be relevant in the
                                                                                                                           ing temptation, on the one hand, or             Greek system; despite the rela-         John Howell, Jim 'McElroy, Wal-
world if its own institutions refuse                                                                                                                                                                               ker McGinnis, Frank Potter, John
                                                                                                                           into crises of conscience, on the               tionship between the Greeks and
to speak out against such exam-                                                                                                                                                                                     Purvis, Emily Scarbrough and
                                                                                                                           other."                                          the ever-widening dichotomy of
pled of nan's inhumanity to man
                                                                                                                              Herein lay the horror of the rev-            in-class and out-of-class academ-        Marcia Swett.
 within theiir own walls?
    I believe that this is the time for
the college to clearly inform its                                                                                                                 David McGuire
 community that no discrimination


                                                                                                                                                      'Hope, Hope, My Pin
 by any: group or organization on
 its property.will be tolerated.          A Real Juke -Greek                 Style
                  W. J. !Michael Cody



   Marathon Therapy Session                                                                                                                           For A Ray Of Hope!'                                           them academically. Our old rivals?
                                                                                                                            Events this week got too big for                  Your columnist decided to deac-


   Scours Subliminal Psyches                                                                                              most Southwestern leaders to han-                tivate from SAE, thus plunging           What a joke!
                                                                                                                          dle. That is, some people actually               that once-eminent group into an             My old friend Miss Scarlett (bet-
                                                                                                                          started questioning the Greek Sys-               oblivion equalled only by the Soc-       ter known as the Great White
                                                                                                                          tem. In case anybody doesn't                     cer Club.                                Southern Virgin) accused me of
        By Natilee Duning                 it is to be effective. Therefore, the  have problems too."                                                                          Other events in var yi ng de-         being a yellow journalist. She
                                                                                                                          know, the "Greek System" con-
   Between 1:00 o'clock last Satur-       25 participants divided into two          'The second group, which met at                                                        grees of worthlessness were: Ran-        reeked of magnolias.
                                                                                 the Kappa Delta house, used a dif-       sists of fraternities and sororities,
day afternoon and 4:30 p.m. the           groups, one meeting in the KD                                                   whose rules are writ in water and                dy Sunday invented a new literary           "But Miss Scarlett, I doan know
following da y, 25 Southwestern           lodge and the other in the AOPi        ferent method to reach the same                                                           genre featuring Ectar Renal              nuthin bout bringing babies!" I
                                                                                                                          whose foundations rest on black
students took time out to look            house.                                 end. The participants began by dis-                                                       Bloomersmith, Bill Robertson              said.
                                                                                                                          balls and fine sand.
closely at themselves and at each            Members of both groups felt         cussing such topics as sex, race                                                          noted that a common species of              "You ah a raving yelluh jour-
                                                                                 and Southwestern, ra the r than             Larry Woodard still considered
other in a psychological Training         they achieved similar ends, al-                                                                                                  bird was on page 200 of last year's
                                                                                 themselves. According to fres h-         himself an ATO pledge, for what
 (T) Group.                               though the means differed greatly.                                                                                               annual, and the Misses Whitte-
                                                       Silent Stroll             man Ellen Osterbind, this group          that's worth. He clambered aboard
   Although they came up with                                                                                                                                              more and Bates planted a sapling
                                             The group in the AOPi house be-     was slower in getting down to a          a white charger already groaning
more questions than answers,                                                                                                                                               at the Science Center in the inter-
                                                                                 completely honest discussion.            under the weight of Dean Jones
most of the participants felt they        gan their experiment by walking                                                                                                  ests of fecundity.
                                          silently around the living room for             Hostility To Hosting            and Rut Tufts, and the four of
had found a deeper personal un-                                                                                           them horsed off into the setting                            Comps Are Now
 derstanding through the experi-          three minutes, each person looking         "There seemed to be a feeling
                                                                                  of hostility in our group," she          sun.                                                The Sou'wester wishes to an-
 ence.                                    closely at those around him. Then
   The T-Group experiment origi-          in groups of three or four every-      noted. "'By Saturday night there                                                           nounce that competition is now
nated in 1O54 at Newark State Col-        one was asked to express what he        was general frustration; we didn't                                                        open for Man of the Year. First
lege, Newark, N. J. The experi-           had been thinking during those          feel like we were getting any-                                                            prize is a year's subscription to
                                          three minutes. This was followed        where. And yet there was also the               THE SOU'WESTER                            The Delta Review, second prize
ment has two main purposes: 1) to
develop group consciousness, and          by an "experiment in trust."            feeling that something could be                  ACP All-American                         is two years' subscription to The
2) to develop individual under-              For five to seven minutes each       accomplished if everyone would           Co-editors       C. Dale Worsley                 Delta Review, etc.
standing. The latter      aim was          person closed his eyes and -allowed    just open 'up.                                           David D. Massey                     But really, the Greek thing has
                                                                                     "Finally, on Sunday morning we        Business Manager .._Brett Robbs                  been too priceless. How about
stressed in the Southwestern ex-           himself to be led around the house                                              Managing Editor _George Hazard
periment. According to Ken Stan-           and yard, completely dependent on      began to get down on a more per-         News Editor _f.Donna Fisher                      that, tr yin g to be conservative
ley the T-Group experiment is              the person leading him. Sitting in     sonal level. We ended like the oth-      Associate Editor ---- Bill Casey                 when they have nothing to con-
                                                                                  er group began--sitting in a circle                                                                                                ATtev. Lert ME. i TE RFEcT0rog,
"not a freak-out, not an orgy, but         the living room afterwards, each                                                 Art Editor ..         .... David Adoook         serve? Huh?                                               ier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        u ThE   '4wo'Tr Ml, Is A
accepted psychology."                      individual gave his impressions of     and saying what we thought about          Columnists: Michael Patton, Kenneth                Of course, it gave Rene Car-
                                                                                                                            Phelps. Charles Frame, William Seeto,                                                             FRAt*aIrfP "
            Psych Sought                   the other members of the group.        each other."                              David McGuire                                   penter of the Appeal a chance to
   The T-Group came to Southwest-             "I was anxious about the experi-       After both groups broke up             Circulation Manager..     Bob Rutherford        redeem the CA's Margaret Mitch-         nalist," she said, fluttering her
                                                                                                                            Copy Editor .. Mary Margaret Weddington
ern when several interested stu-           ment degenerating into a cut ses-      about 4:30 Sunday afternoon, all          Photographers. Derrick M oo r e, David          ell image when she said: "It was        eyelids seductively.
dents decided to contact the psy-          sion," remarked Sarah Koelling,        25 participants joined in another         Carter, Andrew Rains                            somewhat comforting for me to             "Nonsense. I've got as much
                                                                                  trust exercise--a member of one           Reporters: Neva Gibson, Ellen Osterbind                                                 guts as any of those cats. You
chology department about sponsor-          "but as we really got down to it,                                                Guy Cooley, Bob Woods, Jim Ellis, Mary          find on returning to the East that
ing such an experiment. The de-            people were listening and com-         group leading someone from the            Faith Grymes, Judy McDonald, Kathy
                                                                                                                            Fleet. Dennis McFarland, Peggy Early.
                                                                                                                                                                            here a whole generation of stu-         can't call me yelluh, I mean yel-
partment declined on the basis of          menting out of a real desire to        other group.                              Robin Wellford,   Bruce Levine,    Anne         dents not only goes to schools          low." (To paraphrase the Dean, I
                                                                                     There seemed to be a consensus         Wiggs.  Natilee Duning. Minor Vernon,                                                   was hearst and amazed.)
insufficient experience, but asked         help.                                                                            Jack Childers, John Hle, Judy Cunning-          without fraternities and sororities,
for permission to observe the                      Thinking Thumbed               concerning the value of the T-            ham, Ducky Smith, Shealy Thompson.              but finds them slightly laughable."        "I really don't, think you'll gain
                                                                                                                            Managing Staff: Glenda Houston, Chris                                                   entrance into the Chaptuh Eter-
 group in action.                            "We tried to keep the whole thing Group experiment.                            Larsen, Charlana Best, Belinda Thomas,          Holy regalia, Batman!
   Through the National Student           on a personal level--not to intel-                Sale Sold On It                 Pat Carter, John McMinn, Judy Jackson,
                                                                                                                            Michele Sumara, Anne Hord, S a1 y                  Looks like the next few weeks        nal," she said with a sigh. I genu-
Association, Ken Stanley, who par-        lectualize it. I think at first every-      "I didn't expect the groups to        Street, Frances Foster.                         will tell whether Southwestern          flected carefully and fled from the
 ticipated in a T-Group this sum-         one was trying to solve his own         be as open, since most of the peo-        The Sou'wester published weekly during
                                                                                                                            the school year except durinlg the weeks of      sticks to its old church-camp/coun-    Presence.
 mer at the NSA Convention, con-          personal problems, and there was ple knew each other," commented                  school holidays and examination periods, at     try-club syndrome, a microcosmic          So now I hear that if the school
                                                                                                                            Southwestern at Memphis. 2000 N. Parkw,
 tacted two qualified leaders: Al         a general feeling of frustration         Debbie Sale, "but everyone came          Memphis, Tenn. 38112.                            University of Virginia set in a        passes a certain ruling, Walt Dis-
 Record, a graduate of N e w a r k        that the problems weren't being          to a surprising degree of honesty."      Before 5 p.m. call 274-1800, ext. 218.          covite sea; whether those people        ney will "pull" all the fraternity
                                                                                                                            After 5 p.m. ca   274-9935, or 27-7107
 State College, and Tom Linney, a         worked out.                                 Another T-Group may be held           anytime.                                         desperate for every shred of the        charters, and they'll all go off
 graduate of San Francisco State             '*But by early Sunday morning we      near the end of this year, or pos-                   rYeay subscrpio. $S.00               Ivy League connection will suc-        campus.
 College-both full-time NSA work.         began to feel a real group har- sibly early next fall. The possibil-              Student activity fee, $7.50, allocated for       ceed or not. If we get rid of the        But Nietzsche said that Walt Dis-
                                                                                                                            Sou'wester.                                      Greeks AND the coats-and-ties,         ney is dead and that the frat
 ers.                                     mony. We didn't solve our per- ity of sending a student leader to
                                                                                                                            Second class postae paid at Menpbisa            we'll be ahead of Sewanee on two        houses are his sepulchre.... How
    According to Linney, a T-Group         sonal problems, but we did begin the T-Group training lab in Bethel,             Tent
 must be limited to 12 members if         to understand that other people Maine, is also being explored.                                                                    pots ad can think about beating          about it, guys?
Friday, February 16, 1968
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Campus Briefs
Greek Critics Pose                                                                                                                                                                                                             PAN Offers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Soulful Juke
Possible Alternatives
   A group of spontaneously or-                       tioned for the objections section of    abolishing the national Greek sys-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The Panhellenic C o u n c i l will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           sponsor its bi-annual weekend fes-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           tivities tonight and tomorrow. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Pan Dance, featuring music by
ganized students with a common                        the report.                             tem were discussed in two general                                                                                            Eddie Floyd and his band, the
bond of disenchantment with the                          In a criticism of national ties,     categories.                                                                                                                  Mar-keys, Rufus Thomas, Shirley
existing Greek system met for the                     the self perpetuation of unsuccess-       One category concerned the loss                                                                                            Walton, and the Avantis, will hold
fourth time last Tuesday night to                     ful chapters, the lack of needed        of alumni funds, which might be                                                                                              forth from 8 p.m. until midnight
discuss possible alternatives to the                  autonomy, alumni pressure (in-          alleviated in two or three years                                                                                             Saturday at the Chis c a Plaza.
existing system.                                      cluding the requirement of recom-       time by contributions from inter-                                                                                            Tickets, at four dollars per couple,
   Originally including ten students,                 mendations for women) and finan-        ested private foundations, accord-                                                                                           will be available in the student
the group has increased to about                      cial obligations were brought           ing to research done by the chair-                                                                                           center Saturday morning. Each
25 students and one professor.                        forth.                                  man of the group, Brad Foster.                                                                                               sorority will sponsor its own get-
   Their goal is to compile a report                     Professor Jerry Gill added that        The other area of financial crisis                                                                                         together Friday evening.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         *     *     *
to the ad hoc committee appointed                     Greek membership "sets you poor-        would probably fall in the lap of
by President Alexander to study                       ly for real life" after graduation.                                                                                                                                    Mortar Board will sponsor Pen-
                                                                                              the administration; it concerns the
the existing fraternity and sorority                     For a presentation of alterna-       legal deliberations over fraternity                                                                                          ny-a-Minute Nite tonight. Any girl
system.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    who lives in the dorm will be al-
                                                      tives, the group was split into         and sorority houses and the funds
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           lowed to stay out until 1:00 a.m.;
   The first part of the report will                  three sections. The first section       needed to provide adequate social
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           however, her date will be charged
be concerned with the problems                        is studying the possibility of local    activities and renovations in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           one cent for every minute after
of national Greek letter social or-                   fraternities as a replacement.          physical plant.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           midnight when he brings her to the
ganizations and their existence in                    Since the group feels that local fra-     Other ideas including use of the                                                                                           dorm.
the Southwestern community. The                       ternities are liable to inherit va-
                                                                                              lodges, the possibility of students                                                                                            A penny spent is a minute
latter half will suggest possible                     rious ills found in national frater-
                                                                                              transferring if drastic changes are                                                                                          earned!
positive alternatives.                                nities, they are being considered       made in the Greek system, and
          Objections Voiced                           primarily as a transition stage (if
                                                                                              overall changes in the "Southwest-                                                                                             Dilemma's Financial Chairman,
   Objections voiced at the meet-                     such a stage is needed).                ern Community" concept are be-                                                                                               Bob Morris, has announced that
ings concerned the "artificial and                       A second committee is research-      ing discussed at length.                                                                                                     the March 1-2 symposium lacks
unrealistic" dividing lines between                   ing residential colleges. This struc-     The next meeting of the group           TERENCE STAMP, as Thomas Hardy's dashing but unscrupu-                             $2,000 in funds. He feels that the
Greek vs. Greek, Greek vs. In-                        ture would be oriented in the dor-                                                lous Sgt. Troy, draws his very Freudian weapon in preparation                      necessary money must come from
                                                                                              is scheduled for 9 p.m. Tuesday
dependent and Greek vs. the in-                       mitories and possibly take on the       the 20th in room 210 of Briggs Stu-        for a dazzling display of manual dexterity to arouse interest and                 the gate receipts. Dilemma is a
dividual.                                             intramural program, some social                                                   awe in the breast of reluctant Bathsheba Eveldine (Julie                           $10,000 operation this year.
                                                                                              dent Center.
   The internal strife of the "sti-                   events, reference libraries, upper-                                               Christie).                                                                           Morris stated that "the program
fling" of the pledge's individuality                   classmen counselors for freshmen,                                                                                                                                   is still financially better off than
by the active, and the blackball                       and faculty offices to reduce the      The Madding                   Crowd                                                                                          last year, for more money has
determination of membership                           professor-student dichotomy.                                                                                                                                         been raised to meet the greater
(with its ties to racial discrimina-
tion) were included among the ob-
jections.
   Anti-intellectual orientation and
                                                         A residential college program
                                                      would not exclude the possibility
                                                      of social and interest clubs.
                                                         The third sub-group is consid-
                                                                                                Hardy Via The Widescreen                                                                                                   budget of this symposium."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Morris did not recommend an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           appeal to the students, but made
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           clear that further contributions
"country club" exclusiveness,
along with the stratification by
groups, the "unhealthy" attitudes
of rush, and the fact that no non-
                                                      ering the potential of offering no
                                                      structured alternative, but setting
                                                      overall rules to allow for the spon-
                                                      taneous creation of clubs and in-
                                                                                                Is Superb But Sentimental
                                                                                                         By Don Dillport                 The swelling music, the joyous       As in the case of the conclusion,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           from parents or from the students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           themselves would certainly be use-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ful as well as appreciated.

fraternity vie ws are presented                       terest groups as the need arises.          Far From the Madding Crowd           peasants, love winning out, all                                                         Theta Chapter of Pi Kappa Al-
                                                                                                                                                                              Hardy has not given much with
during formal rush were also men-                        The financial consequences of        (now showing at the Memphian            these strike the viewer as an in-       which to work. Troy's implausibil-           pha fraternity announces its of-
                                                                                              Theatre) is a tremendous film,          sult. Had I not read the novel, I                                                    ficers for 1968. They are: Presi-
                                                                                                                                                                              ity in the novel is magnified on the
                                                                                              and for that very reason it forces      would have sworn this was another       screen. His sudden, deep concern             dent, Richard Hix; Vice President,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Bill Wehling; Treasurer, Robert

   Campus Students                                                                            us to consider the basic question
                                                                                              posed by film adaptations from
                                                                                              stage or book.
                                                                                                 Are we to view the screenplay
                                                                                                                                      Hollywood cover-up.
                                                                                                                                         The movie should have sacri-
                                                                                                                                      ficed accuracy for artistic merit.
                                                                                                                                      It would be close to great if it had
                                                                                                                                                                              over Fanny's death is touching but
                                                                                                                                                                              completely implausible.
                                                                                                                                                                                 I must repeat that the film is
                                                                                                                                                                              good. These shortcomings do not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Bowman; Secretary, Dick Vaughn;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Correspondent, Davis Powell;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Pledgemaster, John Hille; IFC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Representatives, Bill Ellis and

   Given 'Choice 68'                                                                          as an attempt to accurately trans-
                                                                                              pose the original into a new me-
                                                                                              dium? Or should we see it simply
                                                                                              on its merits as a film, regardless
                                                                                                                                      ended as the camera pulled back
                                                                                                                                      over the churchyard with Bath-
                                                                                                                                      sheba alone.
                                                                                                                                         Nevertheless, the film is still
                                                                                                                                                                              make it bad in any sense; they
                                                                                                                                                                              just keep it from being great.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Dick Vaughn.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Southwestern
         By Donna Fisher                              idency.                                 of accuracy vis-a-vis the original?     tremendous; Julie Christie's per-         Fairway Food Store
   College students across the na-
tion will get a chance to vote for
                                                         The referendum question will
                                                      center on those areas of greatest
                                                                                                    Language Barrier Broken
                                                                                                 As an adaptation this film is a
                                                                                                                                      formance reveals her growing tal-
                                                                                                                                      ent,                                            No. 2                                           Barber Shop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Home of the Flat Top
their_ favorite Presidential candi-                   student concern-the Vietnam war,        masterpiece. Hardy's novels are                  Stymied Portrayals                 Quality Meat, Fresh Fruits
date in the first National Collegi-                   urban problems, civil rights, and                                                                                                 and Vegetables .  .                        649 North McLean
                                                                                              so permeated by their language             However she still lacks the depth                                                        Ben Massengill, Owner
ate Presidential Primary, known                       the draft. Several top poll and sur-    and their literary form that I          of dramatic ability required by the            651 North McLean
as Choice 68.                                         vey experts will be consulted in        would have considered any cine-         difficult scenes. To portray inner
   'The purpose of Choice 68,"                        order to ensure that the various        matic adaptation doomed from the        conflict she resorts to conventions
said Education Commissioner                           questions are pointed toward            start.                                  -beating her fist and muttering,
Brad Foster, "is not only to                          achieving maximum impact and               But the Janni-Schlesinger-Ra-        "I won't, I won't." But she is
acquaint students with the candi-                     clearest interpretation.                phael team that showed brillance        much more than adequate in her
dates and issues, but also to give                       Foster announced that members        in Darling has displayed true gen-      role.
them a chance to express their                        for three steering committees will      ius in Far From the Madding                The only unrealized character is
opinions on these topics. Several                     be selected from applicants. The        Crowd. Their color photography of       Sgt. Troy, and this is not solely the
million of the nation's youth ex-                     committees that will organize the       the stark, rugged, sparsely-lighted     fault of Terence Stamp's acting.
pressing their      opinion together                  mock primary are a campaigning          landscape of Hardy's "Wessex,"
will have an enormous impact."                        and election committee, a public        coupled with brilliant use of the
   Not only will self-declared candi-
dates be included on the ballot,
                                                      relations and publicity committee
                                                      and a speakers bureau. All stu-
                                                                                              local natives, creates a mood re-
                                                                                              markably similar to that of Har-
                                                                                                                                        McCullough's Esso
but also many in addition whom                        dents who wish to participate on        dy's prose.                                      ROAD SERVICE
the Board feels students would                        one of these committees should             Their choice of the swordplay               585 North McLean
like to see considered for the Pres-                  contact Foster or Craig Murray.         scene as the central episode of the             Phone 274-1881
                                                        To date, nearly 1000 colleges with    film is a master stroke, but the
                                                      enrollments numbering over five         Freudian overtones are applied a
           Ray Gammon's                               million students, representing 75       trifle heavily.
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                                                                                                       Continuity Preserved
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                                                      the Choice 68 election, which is be-    compressed the novel without los-            LINEN SERVICE
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                                                                                              Frederick Raphael's screenplay is
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                                                                                              Bathsheba's screams echoing in
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                                                                                              his head. These fade into the
                                                                                              sounds of coffin nails being ham-
                                                                                              mered, and we see Boldwood in a
                                                                                                                                             S. C. Toof
                     BETCHA CAN                                                               straitjacket in prison. This tableau
                                                                                              alone was worth the price of ad-
                                                                                              mission. In this short incident we            and Company
                                                                                               are made to see the whole derang-
                     EAT JUST ONE!                                                            ing disintegrating effect that Bath-
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                           start singing happy music to Shakey's                               on the movie makers' part, but
                           ragtime plans and banjo...wet your                                  ironically is due to the very ac-
                                                                                               curacy of their adaptation.
                           whistle.., have fun.., work up another
                           appetite. And BINGOI0-you're at itagain.
                                                                                                 Hardy's novel has often been                                                            London Fog...
                           Maybe you can eat two at that I
                                                                                               criticized for its contrived ending.
                                                                                               In the movie, where this is faith-         SOUTHWESTERN                                   Traditional, of course
                                                                                               fully recreated, it achieves fatal
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                                                                                     Trying Tigers Dare:                                                                                                                                A-League Intramural
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Basketball Scores
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            February 8-14

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sigma Nu 36-KA 22


                                                                                     Young Lynx Go East
                                                                                             By Jack Childers                        which the lead changed hands five            Tuesday nig h t the Lynx sus-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sigma Nu 51-PiKA 34
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sigma Nu 61-KA 54
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sigma Nu 41-GDI 25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sigma Nu 79-KA 57
                                                                                      Southwestern's struggling round-               times, Belhaven emerged with a             tained their seventh loss by 71-66                  Sigma Nu 76-PiKA 48
                                                                                   ballers hit the road to confront                  38-35 lead. Not to be denied in the        at the hands of the University of                   Sigma Nu 62-KS 38
                                                                                   the Tigers from the University of                 final period, Brooks netted three          Missouri at St. Louis. The River-                   SAE 74-GDI 30
                                                                                   the South tomorrow night in Juhan                 quick buckets as the second half           men's Jack Stinner hit the opening                  SAE 64-PiKA 43
                                                                                   Gymnasium. The Lynx own a vic-                    opened.                                    basket, and St. Louis never trailed.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SAE 51-ATO 42
                                                                                   tory over Sewanee at home earlier                        Bell Rings For Lynx                    Although the Lynx kept within
                                                                                   in the year.                                                                                                                                     SAE 68-KS 43
                                                                                                                                        A charity toss by Bell gave the         striking distance, they were never
                                                                                      Having lost no conference games                                                                                                               SAE 59-GDI 37
                                                                                                                                     Lynx a 42-38 edge. Johnny Adams            able to tie the score. With 2:56
                                                                                   and boasting a current 10-7 record,                                                          le ft in the game Southwestern                      ATO 44-GDI 30
                                                                                   the Lynx will play a favored role                 netted two for Belhaven, but Het-
                                                                                                                                     tinger added four quick points to          trailed, 65-62, and had the ball, but               PiKA 32-GDI 31
                                                                                   in the tournament. The scrapping                                                             an offensive foul nullified the scor-
                                                                                                                                     put the Lynx ahead 46-40, with                                                                 PiKA 36-KA 33
                                                                                   quintet will try to better last sea-                                                         ing threat. The Rivermen quickly
                                                                                                                                     15:50 left.                                                                                    PiKA 43-GDI 40
                                                                                   son's 15-9 output, the best in                                                               scored five points to wrap up its
                                                                                                                                        The Lynx built their lead to 64-                                                            KA 49-KS 46
                                                                                   Southwestern history.                                                                        triumph.
                                                                                                                                     51 with 6:55 remaining, but in the
                                                                                      Starting at guards will be Mike                                                                                                               KS 46-PiKA 43
                                                                                                                                     final seven minutes Southwestern              Stenner finished as the game's
                                                                                   Hettinger and Jim Meeks. Ken                                                                                                                     ATO 86-KS 43
                                                                                   Brooks and Jerry Bell will man                    could muster only eight additional         high scorer with 25 points. Brooks
                                                                                                                                     points while fighting off a 22 point       led Southwestern with 19 points                     KS 52-PiKA 46
                                                                                   the forward positions while Eddie
                                                                                                                                     Belhaven rally.                             and Bell had 18.
                                                                                   Hart opens at center.
                                                                                             Lynx Post Tenth
                                                                                      The Lynx posted their tenth vic-               Charles Frame
                                                                                    tory of the season by startling the
                                                                                    Clansmen from Belhaven 77-73 on
                                                                                    Feb. 10. Hettinger, Bell and
                                                                                   Brooks popped the nets at a 65%
                                                                                    clip, connecting on 25 of 38 at-
                                                                                                                                     Coach's Anglophile Kickers
                                                    Staff Photo By Derrick Moore

  FAST AND FURIOUS is the word for recent intramural bas-
  ketball action. In exclusive Sou'wester Stop Action, you see Bill
                                                                                    tempts.
                                                                                       The trio accounted for 67 of the
                                                                                    77 markers as Hettinger led with
                                                                                    24, Bell followed with 23, and
                                                                                                                                     Pick Soccery-Mockery Bone
  Davis of Kappa Sigma A-league leaping diligently for the basket-                  Brooks added 20. Brooks also                              By Charles Frame                    Maybry revealed that there has                  club and built it into a varsity
  ball, which is obviously too far over his head for his effort to be               snagged 14 of Southwestern's 37                      Last week I presented one side         been a rubber soccer ball in the                  sport, and at Sewanee, where the
  worth a SAU card. But the Stop Action is good.                                    rebounds.                                         of what could have been another           athletic equipment since early fall.              club asked only for a ball and
                                                                                       After a rugged first half, in                  of Southwestern's controversial           The last one Southwestern had was                 place to play.
                                                                                                                                      issues. But with further investiga-       ruined by dry rot from lack of                      It seems that nothing is hamper-
                                                                                                                                      tion in the form of an interview          use. No group as such has present-

Greeks Defend Brotherhoods                                                                                                            with Athletic Director William
                                                                                                                                      Maybry, the would-be controversy
                                                                                                                                      dissipated into nothing more than
                                                                                                                                                                                ed a request for an official ball,
                                                                                                                                                                                which, I have come to find, costs
                                                                                                                                                                                three dollars more than a football.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ing the Southwestern aspirants,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  except maybe confusion.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Southwestern is not afraid of in-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  novations. Maybry has just initi-
    (Continued from Page One)          or by domitory to a Greek group             ship in a sorority built a wall be-                misunderstanding.                                                                           ated a wrestling program and is
                                                                                                                                                                                  If a group seriously wished to
right to choose rwho you want to       drew fire from the executives. Ac-          tween G r ee k and Independent                        In the fall Maybry received a          start soccer as an intramural                     planning a varsity       swimming
associate with," but says that this    cording to Hix, such a system               women. Miss Bruninga said. "I do                   visit from students at CBC who                                                              squad to keep Southwestern apace
                                                                                                                                                                                sport, it would have to take the
has been "obscured, clouded, by        'would destroy any kind of group            not believe that there is much of                  were trying to generate soccer            request to the Athletic Commis-                   with other teams in the CAC. Next
racial emotionalism."                  unity," and Howell said that "to            a group psychology, because all                    competition bet ween CBC and              sion. This would, in all probability,             year, both sports will count in the
             IFC Scored                be an effective organization, a fra-        students can participate in campus                 Southwestern. The word was re-            take the place of flagball, because               quest for the Bell.
   The KS head censured the In-        ternity must have some control              organizations if they want to. No                  layed, according to Maybry, to the                                                            Maybry reiterated that athletics
                                                                                                                                                                                next year' s academic calendar
terfraternity Council for "failing     over its membership."                        one is left out just because they                 unofficial leader of the Southwest-                                                         are for all students, but that stu-
                                                                                                                                                                                schedule will hurt spring intra-
to demand our rights to discrimi-         Nor was the elimination of the            are not a sorority member."                       ern intrepid band, Walker McGin-          murals. With the short term, all                  dents have to show responsibility
nate relative to whom we shall         present.system seen as the way to              Said Miss Harvin, "I do not be-                 nis.                                                                                        with their privilege. For example,
                                                                                                                                                                                intramurals will have to be played
pledge, from the very beginning of     end racial discrimination. Said At-         lieve that the sororities build a                     Maybry said that he was aware                                                            no one is stopping soccer on
                                                                                                                                                                                on Saturday morning, which, in
this insane investigation of 'the      kinson, "If you destroy fraterni-           wall around themselves."                           of interest in soccer by some on                                                            campus except those who profess
                                                                                                                                                                                my opinion, will separate the ath-
problem of fraternities and soror-     ties, you'll get cliques. You can't                    Key Question                            the campus. However, he has               letes from the dilettantes.                       an int'erest in soccer, it would
ities.' "                               avoid it." For Sanders of Kappa                                                               heard nothing since about soccer                                                            seem.
                                                                                     The president of AOPi, Miss Jo                                                                On the other hand, if interested
   Sanders was joined in his criti-     Sig, "To say that by abolishing                                                                competition.
                                                                                   Matthews, reflected the sororities'                                                          parties desire a soccer club, the
cism of IFC by Atkinson of KA,         fraternities you'll end discrimina-
                                                                                   concern over the recent ATO furor.                                                           club would be separated from the
who sees in that body the arena         tion is the height of idiocy."                                                                   campus-and those organizations
                                                                                   She said that her chapter is plan-
where "the Greek system should
be projected." He said that the
                                                  Sorority Row
                                         Across the campus on Sorority
                                                                                   ing a Spring house party to dis-
                                                                                   cuss the discrimination question.
                                                                                                                                         do not know how to handle it:
                                                                                                                                         some because it has not arisen, as
                                                                                                                                                                                school.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Maybry cited the efforts of such                         Bob's
"pitifully weak IFC" has failed to                                                                                                                                              clubs at F o r d ha m University,
set up the social service and phi-
lanthropic endeavors which would
                                       Row, a certain number of oppos-
                                       ing votes will prevent a rushee
                                                                                     She also voiced the question that
                                                                                   must have troubled some of the
                                                                                                                                         in the sororities, where it has been
                                                                                                                                         unable to arise; one because it
                                                                                                                                                                                where students financed a football                      Camera Store
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                                       Pi, Chi Omega and Delta Delta
                                       Delta. None of these arrangements
                                                                                   Omega, and will trouble other
                                                                                   Greeks when their own chapter is
                                                                                                                                         speak for its constituents: Kappa
                                                                                                                                         Sigma; another because there has         S. E. and Gene Mathis
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                                       are termed a "blackball system."
   The suggestion that     entering      Kappa Delta and Zeta Tau Al-              fusal, by an initiated member, to                     one brother blocked the pledging              548 E. Parkway North
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                                       pha were not permitted to discuss           pledge an individual because of his
                                       these procedures. None of the trio          or her race.                                          two because of national prohibi-                      Phone 458-8656
                                       that did reply to inquiries about             She said: "We would probably                        tions: Kappa Alpha and Sigma
                                       them have a national or local               take some action if a person voted                    Nu.                                         Professional Careers in Cartography
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                                       basis of race, creed, or color.
                                                                                   against pledging solely on the
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                                       DDD and Noni Harvin of KD both              bonds of the chapter by pledging a
                                       objected to the idea that member-           person with three votes against
                                                                                                                                         group decide-discrimination be-
                                                                                                                                         ing predestined--who is to join; or,
                                                                                                                                                                                  The required math must include at lest
                                                                                                                                                                                  2 of the following: college algebra, trgo-
                                                                                                                                                                                  nometry, analytic geometry, dfferential cal-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and
                                                                                   her, or, by this pledging to try to                                                            culus, integral calculus, or any course for
                                                                                   uphold the sorority's non-discrim-
                                                                                                                                         can they not do this, on pain of be-
                                                                                                                                         ing asked to sever their relation
                                                                                                                                                                                  which any of these is a prerequisite. Equiva-
                                                                                                                                                                                  lent experience acceptable. Training program.
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