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T H E SOUTHS FOREMOST COLLEGE WEEKLY" VOLUME LXXXTV MONDAY, JANUARY 25,1993 NUMBER 13 Davidson Football to Maintain Status Quo Despite Change Election By Bruce Balestier play cost-containment football, the football team can continue to Legislation at last week's schools that attempt to diminish play a schedule of Division III ee pages 4-6) ; NCAA Convention mandated that, the cost of playing at the I-AA opponents. in order for Davidson's entire ath- level by keeping scholarships to a But Athletic Director Terry SGA Presidential Candidate? letic program to remain at the Di- vision I level, the football program minimum. Since at this time, ac- Holland isn't sure Davidson even Jennifer Humphrey f cording to the NCAA, there are not needs the geographical exemption. must move to the more expensive six schools within a 500-mile ra- According to Holland, it's pos- AldenSnutb . ' and competitive Division I-AA level. But a niche in the legislation dius of Davidson that play cost- containment I-AA football, the sible that Davidson, though classi- fied as Division I-AA, could con- SGA Vice Presidential Candidates will allow the team to continue to football program was granted a tinue to play a Division III sched- Steven BrackbUl play a Division III schedule. geographical waiver. The waiver exempts Davidson from I-AA ule and fail to meet I-AA schedul- B.J.Rudell The NCAA acknowledges a subdivision of I-AA programs that scheduling requirements, so that See "Football" on page 3 ^ AlkeSpivey Soccer Receives Honors, Recognition Slagle, Davidson Draws Rave Ukrop Reviews for Finals By Bruce Balestier fully, the weather cooperated and Net Davidson's handling of the NCAA Soccer Tournament's Fi- everything went well." The NCAA was especially nal Four, held December4 and 6 of pleased with Davidson's handling, National last year, has thus far elicited only praise from participants, observ- led by women'ssocccrcoach Kevin Hundley, of the Youth Education Awards ers and NCAA personnel alike. ttirou^ Sports (YES) Clinic held LJccciTiDcr 3 • t*our «tiiKirofl ICIQS records for the event by drawing attended, and were instructed by By Bruce Balestier sell-out crowds of 8,150 for each Davidson players and numerous After leading the nation Photo courtesy of College Relations of the three games, and plans are other college players and coaches. scoring with 72 points (31 goals, National Coach of the Year Charlie Slagle directed the Cats to already in the works to expand Slagle added a new touch to the 10 assists) this season and helping the Soccer Final Four. -Coach Jim Wright and Freshman Richardson Field's capacity for clinic by introducing the parents at his team to a spot in the NCAA Ryan Northington look on with Slagle during the c next year's Final Four to about the clinic to the various coaches Tournament's Final Four, first round match at UNCC. 10,000 with additional temporary and players. Davidson senior Rob Ukrop was seating. "The NCAA officials, includ- recognized January 12 as the 1992 Reyna won the Missouri Athletic The official presentation of the Adi Those in chargeoftheeventat ing the head of youth programs, winner of the Adi Dassler Memo- Commission MVP award and Dassler toUkrop will occur at half- Davidson, including men's soccer were here and thought it was one of rial Award. UCLA goalkeeper Brad Friedel time of the UNC-Charlotte- coach Charlie Slagle and Tourna- the best, if not the best, YES Clin- The Adi Dassler is awarded won the Herrmann Award, for Davidson basketball game Febru- ment Director Jim Wright, report ics that they've had,"Hundley said. each year to the country's best which Reyna and Ukrop were die ary 10 in Belk Arena. that careful planningresolved most The most obvious success of collegiate soccer player, Ukrop was other finalists. Said Davidson Slagle was named the Divi- of the logistical problems that the Davidson effort was the atmo- the Division I representative on coach Charlie Slagle, "Rob was sion I Coach of the Year January scared them before iheevent. "With sphere it created for the games the ballot, and was chosen over deserving of being one of the top 15 by the National Soccer Coaches just some minor difficulties which themselves. The Final Fourcoaches representatives from Division II, three people in soccer this year." Associau'onof America. Theaward can be easily ironed out, I think it were unanimous in calling it the Divisk>nffl,andNAIA.Theaward Ukrop's season totals for goals was presented at the NSCAA's went as smoothly as we could have type of setting that the event de- was the second of the three major and points were both Davidson annual convention in Baltimore. imagined. We tried to think of served but had never before got- post-season awards to be an- records. He concluded his career Slagle guided the non-scholarship things that could go wrong, and we ten. "It's a great venue for soccer," nounced. with 76 goals, 32 assists and 184 did a pretty good job," Slagle said. said San Diego coach Seamus Virginia sophomore Claudio points.all Davidson records as well. See "Slagle" on page 3 Said Wright, "Overall, things McFadden. went nearly as well as we could Looking to build on the initial Students May See Steady have expected. Our biggest worry success, Davidson officials had was whether we could handle the planned to seek an extension to the parking problems that 8,000 people school's contract as host, but were Increase in Activities Tax By Leigh Rawdon tiesTax Council Chair.hopes "that tions such as Reach Out, IMAC, wouldcreate. Wefellthattheprop- beaten to the punch by satisfied erty just off the interstate would be NCAA officials, who have already ideal and, as it turned out, it was. suggested that Davidson be the new money will spark student SGA,andTheDavidsonian. In the On both days we had the parking awarded the event for 1994. On Tuesday evening, January imagination for new activities and past years the council has played a area cleared just over an hour after 19 at the SGA meeting, the Union organizations. The new policy is more important role by keeping up the games were finished. Thank- See "Finals" on page 3 Board presented a proposal that significantly changes student ac- the logical thing to do. It will allow with organizations' budgets tivity funding. Ann Todd, Union Board President, and William the ATC more flexibility allocat- ing funds to studentorganizations." throughout the year to ensure that student funds are used according INSIDE Brown, Union Director, recom- McWhorter has served on the Council for three years and has to plans. Gradually the ATC has gained the power to allow students NEWS: ARTS: mended to the Senate that the ac- Fraternity Receives Probation for Bumstead Reviews the Year in tivity fee be determined annually seen the council become a more to oversee every allocation of their Soccer Revelry. See page 2. Music. Seepage 11. as one percent of tuition. They active committee ensuring student activity fee. alsoadvised that the Activities Tax funds are spent efficiently. The activity tax for the current SPORTS: Council assume responsibility for Until now half of the money academic year was $130. Twenty Roos Buzzer-beater Tops all funds collected by the fee. The collected from the student activi- years ago the tax was $80. The OPINIONS: Winthrop. Seepage 13. Senate approved both motions with ties tax immediately became a part Union proposal noted that this is a Sean Grows Olds. See page 8. 62% increase when the tuition has First Class Mail five votes against the one percent of the Union Board's budget. The US. Postage Paid indicator of the tax increase. Activities Tax Council allocated Gullan Adjusts to Life at Davidson. Permit #7 Lawson McWhorter, Activi- the other half to student organiza- See"Activity" on page 3 See page 9. Davidson, NC 28036 THE DAVIDSONIAN NEWS MONDAY, JANUARY 25,1993 Fraternity Receives Probation :ains ee for Post-Soccer Celebration By Sally Stone Moore. The perceived noncompli- KA, notes the necessity of indi- Sponsors "Women in The weekend of December 4- ance drove the officers to present vidual compliance in conjunction 6 will go down in Davidson soccer, the fraternity with an alcohol vio- with the host house's responsibil- athletic, and school history. The men's soccer team's performance lation. Several individuals also re- ceived violations. ity. For example the police report submitted to the Alcohol Enforce- strv" Forum produced a jubilant student body The rationale behind the ment Committee was directed to Courtesy of the Park Presbyterian Church. ; and alumni population. These fans house's violation stemmed from KA and party attendants. Indi- Chaplain's Office —TheRev.CanonNanArringtQn continued their revelry Saturday the ultimate responsibility a host viduals play a crucial role in ensur- Ale you considering the or- Peeto serves as assistan} tr^fre night, December 5 at the Kappa Patterson Court house holds in ing safety and order at any party. &pned ministry asWcareei? If so, Bishop in the Episcopal Dfatfete Alpha Order, but it produced less controlling its party and comply- Malanuk cited the individual fac- the Chaplain's Officfe is sponsor- of Atlanta fornewcongregaB^nal than positive results. The disorder ing with alcohol regulations. Both tor as an area of misconception in ingaforum on "Women in Minis- development Rev. Peete of that party resulted in a social the campus police and the Alcohol their violation. Several persons try* this Tuesday, January 26 at former Rector of All probation sentence for KA. Enforcement Committee deter- defying the police had no relation 7.wpm in the Guest House. IndianapoUs,IH,aboardi According to Dean Terry and mined that KA failed to uphold its with KA, one being an alumnus. Three feinale ministers-Pres-. ofWitnei5smagazine,and chief of campus police, Rick obligation. This incident has caused fur- to several national chardi Moore, when the two a.m. hour With KA's end of semester ther consideration of the Alcohol share their journey in serving zatkms. arrived and all alcohol was to be and January 15-31 probation, the policy. This spring a revision es- (Sod.after^which there wiU be time —The'Reverend Nancy removed from the premises, the Alcohol Enforcement Committee tablishing guidelines for host re- discussion. Rankinis Senior Pastor at 8 attending police officers and alco- set a precedent. Where the mes- sponsibility will be implemented, The speakers are: UrdtedMeft«distChurchfii hol monitors received no coopera- sage may have been according to Dean Terry, to thwart -^Rev.MargaretBarnesPeery, cord, NO. Sheisaformer^i tion from the fraternity members miscommunicated in the past, it further miscommunication. For who is Staff Pastoral Counselor at and Associate Pastor of to follow suit. Consequently the now strongly asserts that host now both host houses and their the ftesbyteriaii Samaritan Coun- in Charlotte and Winston-Safem, officers attempted to shut down houses and their members have the guests need to be aware of their Center in Charlotte. Rev. NC and won the Jameson Jones the party and were met with resis- final duty to assist monitors in con- responsibilities and the necessity Award for Excellence andPofen- tance. trolling their parties and carrying of respect in dealing with AssociationfcrMar- tMforpreachingf>omDuke|Jni- The "officers were treated with out Davidson's alcohol policy. Davidson's Alcohol Policy and its Family Therapy, and* versity. ' '- 5* blatant disrespect," said Officer Chris Malanuk, president of enforcers. Associate Pastor of Myers Baker Expands Operational Hours By Tom Price student body as suggested by the night. He says the athletic depart- SPECIAL SKI PROGRAM ANNOUNCED Davidson's athletic facilities Select Committee's report on cam- ment will be keeping records this pus intolerance last Fall. In re- FOR will be more available to students semester to determine exactly how beginning this week. Assistant sponse, Baker's hours of operation many students take advantage of DAVIDSON STUDENTS & FACULTY Athletic Director Bob Price said were lengthened during the exam the added hours of operation. Price that the Baker Sports Complex will period and will remain so during said that only a handful of students We are pleased to announce the establishment of a special Davidson Ski now be open until midnight every the Spring term. used the facility during the ex- Program which is being made available by the Winterplace Ski Resort. day of the week. Price emphasizes, however, panded hours during exams and Davidson Students and Faculty wishing to take advantage of this special ski Earlier this semester a num- that students must use the facility that he hopes more students will program must present their Davidson identification card when purchasing ber of students complained that in order to justify the added cost of See "Baker" on page 6 lift tickets, tenting ski equipment, or renting a condo. Baker was not as accessible to the operating the facility late into the SPECIAL PRICKS ABF- Spring Break Weekdays (Monday through Friday^ Lift Tickets Rental Equipment See Kelly Atwell For Your Spring Break Travel! (skis, boots, and poles) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $14.95 $7.95 Jamaica, Cancun, Florida 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. $17.95 $12.95 $7.95 $5.95 Hours Available: Monday -Wednesday, 3:00-5:00 P.M. or by appointment Saturday. Sunday. Holidays TILLAGE TRAVEL Lift Tickets Rental Equipment (skis, boots, and poles) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $27.95 $12.95 CRUISES 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. $34.95 $18.95 $12.95 $ 7.95 "The World Begins Here" Davidson Special Ski Lessons Post Office Box 879 • 109 North Main Street • Davidson, North Carolina 28036 • 704/892-9020 1 1/2 hour group lesson by Winterplace Professional Ski School for only $6.95 per lesson - regularly $12.00! INVENTORY SALE Winterplace Condominiums 2 Bedrooms - Parlor, 2 baths, kitchen - sleeps 6 - ALL WINTER APPAREL FOR Af\0A TC\ MEN AND WOMEN REDUCED T " U / 0 1 U available Sunday night through Thursday night - only $125.00 per night. Winterplace Ski Resort is under new ownership and has vastly HOWARD WOLF APPAREL ALL BOSTONIANS & improved its snowmaking capability, added new trails (now 24 trails) - FOR WOMEN NOW 1 / 2 PRICE ROCKPORT SHOES 2 5 % OFF new lifts (now 4 chair lifts + 2 surface lifts) and a new dining and food service. Winterplace Ski Resort is located 16 miles South of Beckley, West Merchant of Fashion and Quality Apparel Virginia, 1 1/2 miles from the Ghent exit on Interstate 77. for MEN and WOMEN Phones (704): 9 am til 6pm If you need additional info, or need to confirm lodging reservations, 664-4711 Mon. thru Fri. call 304/ 787-3221. For latest snow conditions, call snow phone 1-800- 663-3701 Sat. til 5pm 258-3127. Anticipated conditions on Saturday, January 23rd are -17 trails open 128 North Main St., Downtown Mooresville with all chairlifts operating. ; THE DAVIDSON!AN additional funds would allow NEWS necessarily need to increase when MONDAY, JANUARY25 ,1993 Activity Davidson to host larger name speakers and musical groups. the tuition increases." MeWhorter said, "the one per- Finals Continued from page 1 After studying the policies of cent indicator is somewhat arbi- increased 613% in the last two Continued from page 1 twenty six other colleges compa- trary and we can always change it decades. William Brown com- Pat Millen, Davidson's marketing and promotions director, said, rable to Davidson, the Union Board later." This week the SGA will mented at the Senate meeting that "Our long-term goal is to make Davidson to collegiate soccer what selected the one percent indicator discuss the student proposal for "with inflation and especially Omaha is to collegiate baseball [the permanent host]. In our first year system used by Furman Univer- the tax increase with the adminis- tremendous increase in entertain- hosting the tournament, we gave the NCAA some record-setting num- sity. Several senators disagreed tration and the Finance, Personnel, ment costs, the Union Board is bers, which backed upour assertion that the Carolinas is the number one that tuition is the suitable indica- and Development Advisory Coun- limited in the programming possi- soccer area in the country. Long-term, I think the NCAA soccer cham- tor. Laura Cunningham, Senior cil. The ATC will assume respon- bilities." The tax increase for 1993- pionships can grow to become second only to basketball in terms of Class President, said, "the tuition sibility for the Union Board bud- 1994 would increase the budgetby attendance." increases involve multiple operat- get this spring when all student approximately $40,000. The Union ing expenses in addition to infla- organizations apply for funds. Board and the ATC nope that the tion. The activities tax does not Football Said Holland, "I cannot see any circumstances, at this particular The operational hours of the E.H. little Ii* , brary have been changed. The Library is now Continued from page 1 time; under which I could recom- mend [a return to true I-AA foot- Slagle open until 9PM on both Friday and Saturday .••••. e v e n i n g s "••-•' - • ' • • • • • : • . . • • - « • * • . > • ; > • ing requirements without any ball]." Continued from page 1 repurcussions. The NCAA is clear Fortunately, the NCAA seems about the punishment for entire Wildcats to a 17-5-5 season that committed to helping schools like athletic programs that fail to meet included a final ranking of 16th, Davidson to maintain their foot- requirements.butdoesn'tdeal with the Southern Conference Tourna- ball programs at a manageable the issue of individual sports that ment title, a first-ever NCAA Tour- level. "They are very oriented to- fail to do so. ward trying to provide relief for nament bid, and an amazing run to Formal Wear the Tournament's Final Four. One thing seems fairly certain at this point; regardless of classifi- everybody," Holland said. "A geo- Slagle became one of eight At It's graphical waiver probably will be cation, Davidson will only con- what we will use to enable us to do finalists for the award when he was BEST! tinue to play football if it is against that. Butat the same time, we don't named South Region Coach of the a Division III schedule. The tre- have to use anything for a while. Year in December. He received Reserve Your Tuxedo Early mendous travel expenses which The jury is still out, in spite of all the same distinction in 1990, after To Assure First Selection playing even cost-containment I- we've been through, as to whether his team posted a 15-7-2 record AA football would entail would or not you can play unclassified and finished the season 21st in the make it impractical for Davidson. football." country. Now 134-110-25 in his 13 years as coach at Davidson, Slagle deflected the credit for the award to his team. Sign Ups for: "Obviously, mine is a team award," he said. 'The guys lis- tened to me as well as anybody's The Davidsonian ever done, they worked as hard as Townaquare 892-9129 anybody I' ve ever had, plus they're Cornelius, NC Quips and Cranks more talented than anybody I've ever had. That all paid off into I-77/EKII 28 Show*f, T«a and ~MtvlnvHa«on« •whnt I'vo got." 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(704) 892-6017 THE DAVIDSONIAN E L E C T I O N ' 9 3 MONDAY, JANUARY 25,1993 1993 SGA ELECTIONS SGA PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES Editor's Note: The Davidsonian asked the candidates for Student Government President to respond to four questions regarding their candidacy. (1) What are your qualifications for the job of SGA President? (2) If elected, what will be your primary interests/goals as SGA President? (3) The SGA President is the leader, but still part of a team. If you are elected, how do you plan to pursue your own personal agenda as well as work with the SGA body as a whole to get things done? (4) Why do you want to be SGA President? have participated in IMAC and Asa co-chair of the Council the campus. Perhaps a coordi- to "rebuild community" through was a member of the Track team. I on Academic Affairs, I have nated effort between these three increased contacibetween students helped to start Student Health Op- worked on the calendar and am groups could have effected a and other parts of the college.. I tions and Concerns (SHOC) which pleased to tell you that, beginning slightly different outcome and hope to continue Student/Faculty has functioned as a liaison between this semester, students will have might have made the transition to a Roundtables and invite adminis- students and the infirmary and will eleven periods instead of ten to new policy easier. This was a trators and other faculty to SGA be setting up a hot-line this semes- take their exams. This committee lesson we all learned the hard way. meetings to further relations and ter. I helped initiate Connor House is also looking into reducing cum Let's work to prevent this from communication between all to increase women's choices and laude graduation requirements in happening again. Theonlywayto "DavMsonians." The Committee representation on the court, a goal response to minus grades, improv- get student concerns heard and re- on Minority Affairs has worked not yet achieved. I also have intro: ing drop/add, evaluating optional ally do something about them is to hard this year to promote discus- duced visitors to the campus as a class days, and getting student rep- organize effectively and work to- sion surrounding race, gender, and tour guide with Davidson Ambas- resentation on the calendar sub- gether. religion in freshman halls. This sadors. My past involvement with committee of the Faculty Execu- I feel that the SGA has not has met with success. As president these groups has given me an in- tive Committee. With this work, I fully utilized the greatest resource I will encourage these discussions have learned the various avenues Jennifer formed view of activity at Davidson and of student concerns. through which changes may be on campus: the students. SGA Committees have not consistently to include all students, not just freshmen. I also wish to push for Humphrey Committee work is nothing instituted. I have worked hard for students the past three years and met their potential to work for stu- curriculum dealing with cultures new to me. I have worked with the dents. It is my hope to involve outside of Europe and America. Activity Tax Council to reorga- hope to continue doing so as your more students in these groups and There are, for example, weaknesses Initiative, action, experience, nize the way your $ 130 activity tax SGA President. work with the chairs. Reach Out in Latin American and Afro- commitment, and dedication to is divided between campus groups. Some of my primary goals as At Davidson has shown that sev- American Studies. A greater vari- students and their needs are just a As a result, student groups may SGA President are to increase co- eral committees under one um- ety of courses should be provided few of the qualities an effective now petition for money at any time, operation and efforts between vari- brella can all be effective if prop- to enrich the academic experience SGA president should possess. I not just in April. Recipients are ous student groups, improve the erly organized. I would like to of students. can offer these to Davidson. Three also held accountable during the effectiveness of SGA Committees, reorganize the way committees I feel I have much to offer the years on the Senate, two years as year for their expenditures, some- and continue successful projects have worked within the SGA and student body as the SGA presi- class president, involvement in thing not previously done. As a that the SGA has already initiated. have Chairs meet collectively. dent. I am sensitive to the needs of various campus groups, as well as member of the Student Conduct In the past, there has been little More focus among SGA Commit- the students and have worked hard work with several SGA commit- Council this year, sexual harass- coordination and communication tees will not only get more accom- for the past three years to have tees qualify me for this position. ment and assault have been my between theUnion, PCC, and SGA. plished, but also involve students their concerns heard and acted I have experience in many as- major concern. I am helping to Though each of these groups have in a position where they can make upon. Since coming to Davidson I pects of student life. Within the establish a system that deals spe- different roles on campus, in- a difference in Davidson. A more have been involved in various Union, I have worked with the F- cifically with these sensitive cases creased interaction between these effective SGA is my major goal. Crew and Davidson Outdoors. I on a separate sub-committee.. will better serve the student body. This year the SGA has worked See "Humphrey" on page 6 genceof F.L. A.G. as an SG A-char- that a strong effort to diversify the Davidson desperately needs an al- fact, these kinds of issues will be tered organization functioned as a faces on this campus as well as the ternative social outlet — a place pursued no matter whom you elect. signal to me that we as Davidson curriculum would be a benefit for where we can ajl hang out when I believe it is the issue of diversity students were beginning to open everyone in the community, not court parties start getting a little bit that is the key factor in this elec- our minds. just minorities. old. Tothefaculty.Iplantopursue tion. Diversifying Davidson and I believe in a new vision for My intent is not to criticize the addition of an integrated stud- redirecting attitudes are not over- the SGA — a campaign platform Davidson's past, but to assert my ies curriculum—something along night processes, but they are con- based entirely on inclusiveness, conviction that we have arrived at the line of humanities, but linking cerns that must be pursued with diversity, and open-mindedness. I a time when some headway can be ethnic, gender, and international more energy and dedication. offer two qualifications for the job gained. After talking with many studies. To the students, I plan to of SGA President: the passion to Freshmen during CoMA discus- focus on a redirection of attitude as make Davidson appeal to every- sions about race relations, I am it relates to open-mindedness and one rather than a certain type of convinced that a lot of students are unfair stereotypes. This last chal- 3. The Davidsonian is wise to person, and a plan to get us headed frustrated with Davidson's lack of lenging goal does not involve a ask this question. In the past three in that direction. diversity. Having fulfilled his last process of actively seeking to con- years, I have often noticed that the year's campaign platform of Com- vert opinions to the "right" view. President's personal agenda can 2. It has been said that a commu- munity Building, Anthony Foxx Rather it involves open discussions be quite different from the SGA nity is only as strong as its weakest has paved the bridge of communi- about race relations, both in and agenda which is defined often by link. I often think of organizations cation between the trustees and a out of the classroom. I would like the immediate concerns of the in these terms — especially in re- SGA President who concentrates to see the model upon which Senators. I realize that, if elected, gard to an athletic team or even a on diversity. The trustees are more S.E.A.R.C.H. was founded intro- I may be challenged with this task team of SGA Senators. What about receptive now to the students' con- duced into the eating houses and of both pursuing my own priorities Davidson College? There is a cer- cerns than they were a year ago. fraternities. (as they are detailed in the previ- 1. I haven't always wanted to be tain part of Davidson that I believe They need to hear that the students I do not believe that defining ous answer) and responding to the President of the SGA. As a Fresh- is particularly weak. It is the issue want diversity. I know I can effec- minority concerns as the priority various otherconcemsof the Sena- man, I was frustrated with student of diversity. tively deliver that message. translates into a neglect of other tors. government. There seemed to be a Because of our lack of diver- To the trustees, I plan to em- important issues. If I am ejected, If I am elected, the SGA limit on what we could do. Sure sity andageneral discontentamong phasize the need for more support the SGA will still challenge the agenda will be formed largely ac- we could hand out exams and talk minorities at Davidson, minority towards financial aid and minority existing alcohol policy signifi- cording to what the senators want, about lighting and kiosks, but I concerns are my priority as a can- scholarships. I plan also to follow cantly. We will still strengthen even if I am not personally inter- never felt like the SGA could ever didate for SGA President. If there through on Anthony's efforts to efforts to offer alternatives to this ested in some of their concerns. In really make a difference — until is one positive message I wish to convince them of the need for a backhanded business of optional last year. The long overdue emer- get across to other students, it is new student union. I believe class days and S exam days. In See "Smith " on page 6 THEDAVIDSONIAN E L E C T I O N ' 9 3 MONDAY, JANUARY 25 ,1993 1993 SGA ELECTIONS SGA VICE-PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES Editor's Note: The Davidsonian asked the candidates for Student Government Vice-President to respond to four questions regarding their candidacy. (1) What are your qualifications for the job of SGA Vice-President? (2) If elected, what will be your primary interests/goals as SGA Vice-President? (3) As SGA Vice-President, how do you plan to work with the SGA President and the SGA body as a whole to get things done? (4) Why do you want to be SGA Vice-President? cal buzzword on campus lately, with committees, and how to get pressure, for the short term at least, new Alcohol Policy comes up for and I believe there is good reason thing done. I have experience and is tooffer a nighttime exam period. re-evaluation this spring, and I feel for that. It is certainly a word that ability. More importantly, I have a This, I think, would give people that several improvements can re- describes my state of mind as a strong desire to be a part of SGA. some much needed flexibility in alistically be made that would freshman. You see, in high school I am willing to work hard to make their exam schedules. greatly improve the situation on I served as class president for four improvements in life on this cam- Anotherproblem that deserves the Court. One point that I feel years on a fairly active Student pus. I feel that this desire is my a lot of attention is the role of the needs attention is the regulation on Council that made several signifi- greatest qualification. College Union in the social life at the number of weekday parties cant changes in life at our school. One of the problems that I Davidson. Davidson has a some- which has left most weeknights When I arrived at Davidson, I de- strongly feel needs to be addressed what limited number of entertain- without any options for refuge form cided that I had put in my time is that of the ever-shortening exam ment options simply by virtue of dorm life. Even if Patterson Court already, that I wasn't needed, and period. I feel that the exam period its rural location. On weekends, can not offer a great deal of variety that I would be happier just takinghas slowly become too short to the Court parties cannot keep ev- of activities to students, it can give a passive role. In reality, I had allow any semblance of schedule eryone entertained all the time. people a much needed break form becomeapathetic. Gradually, how- autonomy. The tradition of self- Weekdaysareeven more of aprob- work and a chance to socialize. ever, I began to notice problems scheduled exams is one that sets lcm this year, because of the new Another point that needs re- around campus, things that affectedDavidson apart from other schools. limits placed on the number of consideration is that parties arc all of us. More and more often I I consider it a privilege granted to weekday parties. shut down earlier this year despite found myself wanting to make us by the Honor Code, and t hate to A school like Davidson has an the fact that people's bed times changes in life at Davidson. see it gradually taken away. One acute need for an active, dynamic, have not changed. Onafewocca- I admit it: I was apathetic. This is why I decided to run. I option that I would like to pursue and entertaining Student Union. That seems to be the biggest politi- know how to serve, how to work which might alleviate some of the Another concern of mine is thai the See "Brackbill" on page 6 seek the Vice Presidency of the tors has resulted in the gym closing ^Communication: Student apa- rently being discussed by our body. Student Government Association. at 7 p.m. on weekend evenings thy is of great concern to me; an This can be done through ex ten- As a senator, I have concen- rather than 6 p.m., but there is organization representing an in- sive articles in the Davidsonian, or trated my efforts behind a number much more work to be done. different body is merely represent- through flyers under each person's of tasks. On the request of a fac- As the appointed head of the ing itself. The weekly "SGA Min- door. By this token, no policy will ulty member and several students, TrusteeContactCommittce, I have utes" alone are not the answer to be passed without your informed I worked one-on-one with the sought to strengthen communica- the problem, for most students input. Chairman of the English Depart- tion between students and the most never get to see them. I have discussed these ideas with ment and successfully lobbied for powerful group of Davidson If elected, every student who the presidential candidates, and journalism to be incorporated into policy-makers. Remarks I and wishes to remain informed on SGA they have both agreed to pursue a writing class. other students in the program have doings will have the opportunity to this course of action. It is my hope In response to the library's received from our Trustee liaisons doso. As an initial step, we will let that you will eventually use the former weekend closing times— support the notion that they value each student know at the outset of SGA for its primary purpose—to midnight on Fridays and 6 p.m. on and heed our opinions, and that the term what we hope to accom- serve your needs. Saturdays—I coordinated a new this program is continually grow- plish over the course of the year. Harmonv: I will not serve a stu- schedule with the Library Director ing stronger. Everyone will know when and dent body that is not tolerant to- that, according to students' reac- I will use the relationships I've where the Student Government wards its fellow students. If you tions, better suits our needs. established with several of the Association meets, who their rep- arc prejudiced in any way, I do not I have continually met with the school's influential leaders.as well resentatives are, and how their wantyourvote. It'sjustlhatsimple. Dean of Students to push for ex- as the invaluable experience I've opinions can be heard. We must push for greater diver- (l)Having been continually in- tending the hours of the Baker obtained through working with Also, we will familiarize you on sity on campus. Out of over 2100 volved in the SGA since Septem- Sports Complex. Our persistent them, to strengthen my role as Vice a regular basis with the issues cur- pressure on Baker's administra- President. See "Rudell" on page 6 ber of my freshman year, I now of VP should have a strong knowl- he can make decisions based on counselor this year, I have also problem is linked to a lack of com- edge of the workings behind the student feeling.: I have also served witnessed firsthand the viewpoints munication and student input in SGA in order to know what he/she on the CCRL which is a Student/ of the freshmen who will be here school policy. One of the VP's can accomplish. I have actively Faculty committee the Vice Presi- for three more years and know I main duties is to find from the served as Freshmen class Presi- dent helps organize. Currently, I could represent them. I feel it is. student population effective com- dentand JuniorClass Senator, both serve as Co-Chair on the Council important that I am the only Junior mittee heads for the standing com- which have given me insight into on Academic Affairs which has running for this position because I mittees of the SGA. These com- the workings and responsibilities enabled me to work with faculty have witnessed the major changes mittees are a vital part of the SGA of the SGA. I served on the Stu- on issues such as drop/add, minus Davidson has undergone in the past but they are so often forgotten. By dent Executive Committee which grades, the school calendar, and three years and can understand now, committees such as the Secu- advises the SGA President and optional class days. I also serve on student's dissatisfaction with as- rity Committee and Campus Ser- plans agendas. The Vice President the Alcohol Policy ad hoc commit- pects of Davidson life. I have been vices and Facilities Committee is responsible for the SGA stand- tee which has analyzed the alcohol working towards this position since should have pushed through belter ing committees and appoints the policy and is writing a report rec- Freshman year and believe my lighting on campus and the build- chairperson for these committees. ommending changes. This year I qualifications will make the VP ing of kiosks that could be placed I have served twice as a chairper- have also been in charge of the role one that will work for the in the center of campus as an infor- son for the Phonathon Committee Student/Faculty Rqundtables students and not just be a figure- mation source. The SGA needs to and have been a member of the which enable students and faculty head. make these committees a viable Trustee Contact Committee where to gather and focus on a certain part of the SGA so that they are not I keep my trustee informed about issue around the dinner table in a 2. I believe apathy is a huge prob- the issues around campus so that non-academic setting. As a hall lem on campus and feel that this See "Spivey" on page 6 1.1 believe anyone in the position THEDAVIDSONIAN E L E C T I O N ' 9 3 MONDAY, JANUARY 25,1993 lations. I would work for the foot- acquaint the SGA members with Rudell Spivey ball team or any other team to represent their aspirations. each other and to focus on the SGA's true purpose: representing the student body of Davidson. I Continued from page 5 Continued from page 5 Currently, I am in charge of the Student/Faculty Roundtables also feel I have encountered many applications for next year's freshman class thus far, less than 5% (89) are just "in name only" committees. which join students and faculty in capable leaders through work on minorities. The SGA will be working next term with the Admissions Also, the committee heads should discussion on certain issues. I my extracurricular activities and Office to find ways to attract a more diverse student body. Davidson is meet with and report to the VP on would like to make these an estab- feel that I am prepared to appoint an institution stressing schooling of the highest degree. This education a regular basis about the efforts of lished part of Davidson's schedule highly qualified chairpersons for must go beyond the walls of our classrooms and inside the walls of our their committee. Likewise, the and plan to have three a semester thecommittees for which the VP is dorm rooms. Let us move beyond the close-mindedness of our past and Trustee Contact Committee needs in hopes to improve the relation- responsible. Also, I feel that the into an Age of Acceptance. to require trustee contacts to write ship between students and faculty SGA should write an "SGA Over- Diversity offers perspectives no amount of intelligence can ever view" to be produced each month their trustee at least once a month outside of the classroom. conceive. We have more to learn from our fellow students than from the and given to each student ro that concerning specified student is- Finally, I would like to con- textbooks we hold so dear. they will be informed of the major sues because the trustees have the tinue my involvement with the Re-establish the SGA as a powerful voice of the students: The SGA issues, different ways they can be power of voting for issues con- Council on Academic Affairs. We should not be afraid to be a reactionary force against harmful measures involved, and who to contact. cerning us! I would also want the are making positive headway on promoted by the Administration. Rides Committee to put together a the school calendar, drop/add Last year, the Trustees ordered the Baker Sports Complex to "remain standard shuttle system to and from changes, changing graduation with 4. I have already begun much open from 7 a.m. until 12 midnight seven days a week." And yet, the the airport over breaks. honors requirements, and course work in the SGA this year (men- Baker Sports administrators have refused to comply, keeping the gym The VP also has a big role with selection. tioned in question 1 and 2) that closed on Friday and Saturday nights. The SGA should take this cold the Committee on Minority Af- needs to be finished, and I feel that response as a personal slap in the face, and must pool its energies in fairs. I would like to see more 3. I believe that a good working as Vice President I have a much combatting such unjust decisions. Similarly, why are items in the attention paid to Davidson's Inter- relationship and mutual respect is belter opportunity to fulfill goals Union Outpost more expensive than the same items found in the Student national students. We have no necessary between the President that will benefit the students. I Union? Since both establishments are run by the same person, why place for International students to and Vice President because they believe that dedication, determi- should one Union be making a greater profit than the other? congregate. I would like to plan work so closely on issues and must nation, and much experience are Maybe it's just me, but I don't like being cheated out of rights that have events at the Union Outpost for remainaunited front I have formed the only ways to make major ac- already been granted. Internationals and let them become friendships and served on SGA complishments. I have been pre- more involved. with' both Alden and Jennifer since paring for this job since Freshman (3) I have worked with both presidential candidates in Student Govern- The VP also serves on the Coun- Freshman year. Jennifer and I cur- year and I want to be VP because I ment for the past two years, and I look forward to teaming up with either cil on Intercollegiate Athletics. rently serve as co-chairs on the know that with experience and of them over the next year. I have enjoyed working with the other SGA With determination, we can push Council on Academic Affairs and good relations with students and members as well, for whom I have a great respect. for longer hours at Baker Sports have worked closely to accomplish faculty, I can motivate the SGA to As Vice President, I plan to establish a strong work ethic among the Complex. Furthermore, there are the changes we feel students want. really work for the students. Also, body. A former SGA President once stated that Student Government is plans to make Johnson Gym the I could work extremely well with I believe that as a Junior, I have more than just a part-time job, to be abandoned once the meeting is new studcntUnion, but in the mean- either candidate and know we more insight into how things used adjourned. I continue to carry these words with me, and I wish to instill time, we need to bring life back to would be able to serve as a team. I to be at Davidson, so I can identify them in the hearts and minds of my colleagues. the gym. Also, I know of the believe that comraderie among the with student's concern with the turmoil over keeping our football SGA members is also vital. I would changes. (4)As a class senator for the past two years, I have tried to serve my team with the new Division regu- want a retreat each semester to constituents to the best of my ability. Doing anything half-heartedly is a crime; if you're not going to put in 100%, then you should leave the job to somebody else who will. I have made every effort to effectively represent the students, whether by seeking public opinion on issues, or Brackbill chairs, and outline and prioritize our objectives. From this agenda, and through the work of commit- that few people take the time to stop in the hall and read this admit- tedly intimidating page of min- by contesting policies detrimental to their welfare. Continued from page 5 tees, we will arrange discussions utes. I would like to start posting I am not running for Vice President to fill a line on my resume. Being sions, parties have been closed with the faculty, administration, "SGA News Bytes" highlighting a class senator is something I have enjoyed and pursued diligently. But down altogether by alcohol moni- and trustees, as well as open fo- the major issues with a terse de- in such a capacity, my ability to protect the interests of all students has tors for no apparent reason. This rums for the student body in order scription of news regarding that been limited. I now wish to play a more important role in increasing the again leaves people with the prob- to discuss issues and receive input. issue. I am almost sorry that we power of the student body by granting you increased influence in the lem of looking for something to We will have structure as to the need to resort to this sort of "USA decisions that guide your lives. do. I think it is a reasonable and topics that need to be addressed, Today" method of communication, No one would be running without the necessary time, motivation, or desirable goal to return to last year's but we will not be so rigid that we but realistically speaking, I think pledged commitment to perform the duties expected of them. policy regarding the shut down cannot make time for new issues that it is the only way that wemight However, I refuse to simply settle for doing what is expected of me. times for parties. These are two that may arise over the course of combat some of the general un- I choose, instead, to go one step further and do what I expect of myself. logistical changes that could be the year. awareness that is rather prevalent There is no greater challenge, and there is no other responsibility I more made without any major changes I want to have an opportunity on this campus. willingly accept to the policy regarding objective to help make some significant I strongly believe that by let- or enforcement, and I think they changes in life at Davidson. I have Humphrey would significantly improve the social situation at Davidson. some good ideas regarding the ways we can go about making these ting people know more about the problems the SGA is working on, people will be encouraged to get Continued from page 4 One of the first, and perhaps changes, and I am willing to listen involved themselves. This may groups and have slowly turned my focus to the SGA. I have already most significant, things that the to ideas from others. My biggest involve coming to the SGA meet- demonstrated my commitment to the students by faithfully representing President and Vice President does concern is the need for improved ings in person or just making their them at committee meetings. You can't do anything for the students if is to appoint committee chairs for communication between the SGA opinions known to a member of you are not there. My time is not split between different interests that the upcoming year. It is impera- and the student body. People have the SGA. This is why I most want may conflict with my ability to be an effective president. I welcome large tive to select competent people for said this before, but I am serious to be on the SGA. I have some tasks and am ready to roll up my sleeves and get to work. I've heard the these positions because the com- about it. good ideas for things that we might students, and I want to prove that the SGA can do great things for you. mittee chairs can make the differ- If you go and look at the SGA do to improve life at Davidson. I ence between a productive, well bulletin board in Chambers, you am sure there will be lots of people Baker motivated group and one that ac- complishes little. I would like to will see that the minutes that are posted are dated October 16,1992. with good ideas on the SGA. If we can get the whole campus involved Continued from page 2 sit down with the President, and I will improve upon this lack of in the issues at hand, then Surely take advantage of the later hours. Whether or not these new hours will eventually with the committee communications as well. I know we can solve any problem with we become permanent is largely up to the level of student use. are faced. Price said the position of the Athletic department right now is, "show me." He emphasized that the athletic department is happy to meet student needs, but students must prove that there is a real need during this semester. Price explained that keeping the building open to midnight Smith these concerns. I can actively pur- sue both my personal agenda and the other concerns of the senators. versity and inclusiveness. Jen and I would both be good Continued from page 4 SGA leaders when it comes to involves more than paying a few people to stay a couple of hours later working with an SGA agenda that because the Athletic Department is forced to add an extra shift of a sense, the SGA President's abil- 4. My desire to be SGA Presi- the senators define. We both have workers. The building cannot be left unattended because of the liability ity to motivate and mobilize his or dent was sparked by my interest in plenty of experience and are ca- involved. her 32 senators is- more important diversity. If I wanted to concen- pable of running effective SEC In addition to expanding its hours, the Athletic Department is than his or her own opinions. At trate my personal agenda on other and SGA meetings. It is our per- looking to develop athletic programs for Friday and Saturday night. Judy the same time, thePresident'sper- issues such as exam days or the sonal agendas which may be a little Krenzer, assistant director of physical education, is heading up the new sonal vision of what is important is alcohol policy, I would be running different. I encourage you to vote programs, but Price said they are open to any student suggestions. a factor, especially in regard to for Senior Class President instead. upon your interests in our primary Price praised his staff for their commitment and willingness to work molding the underlying theme of Any senator can pursue these latter concerns and goals. hard. The athletic staff, lie said, is a small group of people who have been the SGA agenda. My personal issues, but only the SGA President I want to attempt something forced to work "a lot of man hours." In addition to expanding the agenda, while it may be different can address the trustees as a group that only the SGA President has operating hours of Baker, Davidson's hosting of the NCAA soccer Final from some concerns such as minus in order to communicate how the the leverage to accomplish. Give Four required extra work of the staff while they also preformed their grades, is not inconsistent with students feel when it comes to di- me the chance and I will deliver. normal duties. THE DAVIDSONIAN MONDAY, JANUARY 25,1993 WALTER WttlCE-Editor in Chief SARAH GXYLE-Managing Editor TOM KOONCE-Associate Editor TOM PRICE-Assistant Editor SEAN UHD-News Editor CHRIS FRAMFTON-Opinions Editor CHRIS HOVELAND-DovittaM Arts Editor STANCEL RILEY-Davidson Arts Editor BRUCE BALESTIER-S/wrte Editor Founded in 1914 CHRIS HOOD-Ass't Sports Editor CASEY ROGERS-Photography Editor "The South's Foremost ALEX DANIEL- Production Manager College Weekly" LAURA DENNIS-Ass't Production Manager HARRISON ROBERTS-Advertising Manager BRLBRYAN-Ass't Advertising Manager JOSH ROGERS-Business Manager Letters kATRICE SHVLER-Circulation Manager Ballard Defies "Cowardly Acts" To the Editor, chosen Martin Luther King's those who have been On Monday, January birthday toexpress their ani- wounded may only be an 18th, I arrived at my office mosity. indication that they have Hang in There Dr. and found that the small poster on my door had been defaced with a racial slur. Some may suggest that this was a meaningles inci- dent, or that the intentions of given up. There are many standards for measuring ex- cellence. Moral excellence Kuykendall Theposter.designed to cheer passers-by, depicts three Zimbabwean women danc- the person who did this can- not be inferred. Ugliness, like beauty is in the eye of is the most important of all, and cowardly acts of spiri- tual violence can pollute a ing and singing above a cap- the beholder or in that of the whole community. As a tion that reads: "If you can recipient of the deed. To me community we must con- It is rare for students at any level of schooling to admire, walk you can dance; if you it is a reflection of the ongo- tinue to work for positive even revere, administrators. Even rarer is an administrator who can talk you can sing." The ing assault to the spirit with changes in attitudes toward can be equally respected by faculty, students and alumni. But person or persons respon- which students, faculty, and people who are different sible wrote: "If you can staff of color must contend from ourselves. John Kuykendall is such a man. bounce a ball, you can play every day. • Barbara J. Ballard As he enters the ninth year of his presidency at Davidson, basketball," andconsciously No news is hot good Asst. Professor or unconsciously they had news, cilence on the part of of History Kuykendall has led our charge from a school of regional recognition to one that shines nationally. He has overseen a decade of unprecedented change and growth. From major McLaurin: Come Get Your Bike physical improvements, such as the Visual Arts Center and To the Editor, have come by our office to left in storage longer than Baker Sports Complex, to significant campus environmental During the summer claim their bikes. If you are six months is subject to be break as well as Christmas missing a bicycle, please soldatauction. Please come changes, like the alcohol policy, Kuykendall has directed a break the Campus Police come by our office and look by and claim your bicycle period of tremendous transformation at Davidson. picked up many non-regis- at the bicycles that we have before this happens to you. In a recent interview with The Davidsonian, Kuykendall tered bicycles around cam- in storage, one of them may Thank you, pus for safe keeping. Unfor- be yours. Please be aware of Sgt.D.E. McLaurin hints at his future here. He mentions his concerns of becoming tunately, very few students the fact that any property Campus Police "stale" in his position and worries about the maintenance of fresh leadership for the college's best interests. Rumors of Spivey, Humphrey Write On Exams Kuykendall's eventual departure and potential replacements have been commonplace over the past few years. It is our wish To the Editor, the right to point out this rule time to prepare for the exam. to encourage President Kuykendall to "hang in there." His Students, check your to them. When students are Students, be aware that you syllabi now! The rule at completing work for a pro- don't have to be writing pa- leadership has been the major impetus for the positive moves Davidson is tthat no papers fessor down tothe last writer, pers or taking tests the week at Davidson and he is the ideal individual to continue the or tests may be assigned the their time to study for exams before optional class days, week before optional class is reduced. Some exams and you can do something school's developmental course. days if a final exam is re- count for a large percentage about it if you catch it now. Kuykendall states that "If excellence is good enough for quired in that class. If you of the final grade in a class, Alice Spivey today it is not good enough for tomorrow." Well, Kuykendall's find that your professor has and it is not fair to have IS Jennifer Humphrey scheduled a test or paper weeks worth of work com- Co-Chairs of Council brand of excellence has been good enough and we would like during this time, you have prised because of inadequate for Academic Affairs to see it continue for many more tomorrows. Scire Says, "Thanks, Thanks, Thanks" To the Editor, ings about 3 a.m.) perseverance areappreciatcd THANK YOU! THANK YOU! more than you will ever THANK YOU! THANK THANK YOU! THANK know. YOU! I knew there was YOU! To the Davidson Now that the Final Four Spirit" here. It just needed community for the warm re- is over I truly hope the Wild- to be unearthed and our sponse during the Christmas cat Fever that was awakened men's soccer team has cer- Parade. Our mascots were by our men's soccer team tainly done just that! made to feel welcome, will continue to flourish as THANK YOU! wanted and proud to be we support all of our other THANK YOU! THANK WILDCATS! winter sports. YOU! To the "Paw Posse," THANK YOU! Let's get out and sup- wjoever you might be. The THANK YOU! THANK port the men's and women's The Davidsonian is published weekly on Monday during the fall term by the students of red and white paws leading YOU! to ALL WILDCAT basketball teams as they Davidson College. Please address fan mail and correspondances to: The Davidsonian, to Davidson from the inter- STUDENT ATHLETES for struggle to their FINAL P.O. Box 219, Davidson, North Carolina 28036. Phone (704) 892-2148 or-2149. Our state "make my day" com- all of your hard work! We FOUR! offices are located on the third floor of the Grey Student Union building. Opinions ing to and going from work are so very proud of you for Cheers, expressed in letters to the editor or commentaries do not necessarily reflect the views of each day. (I though about wanting to represent our Jeanett Scire the Editorial Boafdof The Davidsonian. Subscriptions cost $32.50 per year. Advertising doing it myself many morn- school. Your hard work and Spirit Team Advisor rates are available upon request. Copyright is held by the Trustees of Davidson College. THEDAVIDSONIAN O P I N I O N S MONDAY, JANUARY 25,1993 Pithy Irreverence.,. In Black & White . . . Sad-R-day to Me On Interracial Dating This week's perspective is from Davidson people, if it came to a because "it's just notright" or "you I had a birthday over break. twenty years old and making just couldn't" is definitely racist. Scott. Tune in next week for question of personally crossing "the Beingatnditionalist, and in- about a zillion dollars a year. Of Having preferences is not. Deidra's side. color barrier," would hesitate. sisting that I'm still "her little course, ifl was7 feet tall, weighed Is this why don't we see more "If Blacks and Whites were There are legitimate reasons for boy," my mom felt it necessary to 300 pounds and could dunk, I'd interracial dating at Davidson? meant to mix, God would have not wanting to date a person of actually put 22 candles on the probably be making that kind of Because most students prefer the made us all the same color." another race, and there are reasons cake. It took me. 5 minutes and a money, too. looks of members of their own These were the words of a that are not legitimate. I'm afraid lot of hyperventilating to blow Jennifer Capriati, Michael race? Partly. But there are other caller on a radio talk show con- that the wrong reasons dominate. outthe flaming cake, and about3 Chang, Stephanie Seymour (the reasons too. For one thing, we cerning interracial dating. "It's One legitimate reason is physi- weeks to grow my eyebrowsback. list goeson...)-they'reall younger hardly have enough African- just not natural," she continued. cal preference. Shortly after the I'm old. than I am and release of Jungle Fever, Spike Lee American students for anyone to amazingly, That this kind of thought per- And with said, during a French television date: the population is something exponentially sists among members of our gen- the wisdom interview, that he usually didn't like five percent. Foranotherthing, more success- eration is astounding. Our genera- age inevitably date white women because he gen- we don' t see a whole lot of interra- ful. But they tion grew up, save those members brings, I feel it cial anything here. all have that born before the 1965 time to reflect There are groups, little some- Watts riots, in a period upon my life. such as SERCH, thing, be it of relative racial har- I was born which try to promote sports skill or mony (barring recent a week before interaction among dazzling intel- souring of race rela- Christmas in Blacks and Whites. lect, that tions culminating in 1970. (If you BSC parties draw makes them the L.A. riots of this forgot, it's mixed results as far special. summer). Many of our OK. I have as White attendance. parents were actively more than The Butthcreisaremark- involved in promoting enough Merry one that really able lack of Blacks Civil Rights legisla- Christmas/ gets me is that and Whites truly in- tion in the sixties, and Happy Birth- McCully teracting, socially all were alive during day cards sit- Culkin kid. and intellectually the time of Martin ting on my He's what, (how many times Luther King and desk at home.) six? He got docs a mixed-race Malcolm X. Incidentally, paid millions that was my for his last You'd think some Deidra Montague & group sit around and discuss racial issues? of their intelligent parents' sec- ond wedding anniversary. Occa- film, and the only talents he possesses are cute- thinking would have Scott Windham It happens, but not rubbed off on us. It often). Perhaps one sionally, I ask my father whether ness, and, well, cuteness. But ofthebiggestreasons or not I was a good present. He has. The problem is everyone's cute at that age. He why there is so little answers, "The verdict's still out." that those members of hasn't drank enough beer and interracial dating is that people are our parents' generation who be- erally preferred the way black In my 2.2 decades, I have smoked enough cigarettes to uncomfortable with it. There is an lie ve in some degree of racial sepa- women look. If he found a white accomplished very little. Towards make him ugly yet. unconscious societal force that says ration also passed along their ideas woman whom he considered at- the beginning, I learned to walk... J}ue to false advertising, I Blacks and Whites don't date. to their children. They're not cre- tractive, he would be willing to Shortly thereafter, I learned to thought this was the deal: when Many people's families disap- tins, notall of them. Theyjusthave date her. (Feminists, retract your talk. It's been downhill since you get to be my age, they give prove, and the people who stare at a measure of hate and fear in their claws; we're assuming that the then. you a job, a car, and a beard. I'm you in town and in Charlotte cer- hearts where acceptance should be. hypothetical women in question And it wouldn't be so bad, if unemployed. My only modes of tainly do. People at Davidson are There is no logical reason why have attractive personalities as I wasn't constantly bombarded transportation are Moe & Joe and remarkably accepting if a mixed- Blacks and Whites should not date well. I wouldn't assert that dating wilh images of younger-than-me, my bike. And something in my race couple shows up at Home- and marry. Our caller asserted that solely involves physical attraction.) outrageously successful people. genetic code prevents me from coming. These weekend dates are it's not natural. But God didn't This doesn't make him a rac- For example: growing a beard. I'vetried.andl fine. But there are very few cases make all cats the same color, yet ist. This is the same as preferring Shaquille O'Neill is only See "Sean" on page 10 where a Black person and a White nobody asserts that it's unnatural blondes to brunettes. Asserting person have dated for a long time for a yellow cat and a grey cat to that you would never date a person at Davidson, and these are more or date (or have kittens or what have of a different race because you The Bush Pardons: you). MostDavidson people would agree that, in theory, interracial don't like the way any of them look is potentially racist (because you're less kept under wraps. The closest See "B&W" on page 10 dating is just fine. But most generalizing). Asserting the same Worse Than Watergate By Alex Crumbley Before I begin, I would like to last minute Christmas shopping, not paying any attention to our Soccer Victory is a Symbol state my purpose in starting an lame duck President. By Matt Bumstead second of it instead to Rob Ukrop's bicycle opinions column, and tell readers For those of you who fell prey It's January at Davidson, and For days on end, we couldn't kick, Alex Dcegan's heart-stop- that it will not always be political Bush's downplay of the event, the weather has been downright study; we couldn't even sleep at ping saves against Coastal, and like it is today, and that it will not Bush pardoned several members nasty. Pretty soon we'll all be full night without first counting the possibly the greatest sports hap- always be negative and inflamma- of Reagan's staff, including Caspar swing into the daily grind of life as days until our Wildcat Soccer team pening in Davidson history - our tory as some of you may find this Weinberger, for the Iran-Contra Davidson students (and faculty). would again take us on the best trip to the Final Four. And wasn't one to be. I hope it will add to this scandal, soon after they were in- We'll moan, we'll drag, and we'll ride of our lives. For some of you, it wonderful? paper a supplement to the campus- dicted. They accepted the pardons probably start fussing again. Yep, this narrative may be pushing it as For a few weeks, we all re- oriented editorials concerning such although they had previously you can almost set your watch by gressed to that thrilling feeling of issues as the alcohol policy and the claimed innocence and got away it. pride and excitement we all expe- Union Outpost, issues which are scot-free with the worst scandal in But then again, maybe there's riencedasfirst-weekfreshmen. We immediately important to us but recent history. hope yet Maybe, just maybe, when "... Possibly the were proud. We were talking big. are by no means paramount to our By worst, I mean worst Worse we start to let the work, the over- greatest moment in We were smiling. We were LIV- growth as students or to our under- than bouncing a few checks, worse involvement, and the fatigue get to ING. We were all here together, Davidson history-our trip standing of the world. Above all, than trading some inside stock- us, we'll stop and reflect upon and we didn't want it any other I hope I don't look like an idiot, markettips. Worsethan Watergate. where we stood last December. to the Final Four." way. and I hope that maybe some babes The implications of Bush's Oh sure, the weather was still And so we reach the two-fold will think I'm an intellectual. action are many. First, pardoning bad; and the workload was as bad point of this piece. Although a My topic today concerns the these men is little less than an thenasitevercanget. But we were an accurate portrayal of your state small article in the paper can never last trick George Bush pulled on us outright admission of their guilt. smiling then. We were cheering. of mind during those wonderful do the event justice, I simply before he left the White House and The crime they committed is trea- Instead of working on a 14-page four weeks. But for most of you, wanted to extend my own con- returned to Maine, or Texas, or sonous. They sold weapons to our paper due the next day and a 23- I'm on the money. gratulations to the Davidson Col- whatever important electoral state blood enemies (remember that little page paper due the next week, I For four weeks, the angry de- lege Men's Soccer Team. But, he claimed to live in. I am refer- hostage crisis? That was Iran.) and was out in the cold with some 20 or bates over racism, sexism, alco- more importantly, I want to thank ring, of course, to the pardons gave the money to some guerillas 30 guys, painting red and white hol, and politics cooled off and you - from me, and everyone who which he issued on Christmas Eve paw prints on the streets of took a back seat in casual discus- while we were all out doing our See "Alex" on page 10 Davidson. And relishing every sion, where attention was turned See "Bumstead" on page 10 THE DAVIDSONIAN OPINIONS MONDAY, JANUARY 25 ,1993 Let's Talk About It Gull's Nest... Bill Gullan By Marilyn Ambroise myself. On rare occasions, I would When I arrived at Davidson I have profound conversations with was an idealist I remember my very sincere indivuals. Often these Reflections: College So Far first days in the Commons, like I very sincere indivieduals said, Now is an appropriate time to head when my grades come" atti- quiz (which I failed). rememberyesterday. Often.at din- "Marilyn, if you are not part of the reflect upon my first semester in tude. It was an incredible feeling to ner my new "friends" called me an solution, you are part of the prob- college, where everything changes The library was a blast during see the code in action and working idealist Soon the term idealist lem." For five semesters, I medi- and our future takes shape. this period. The third week of like it was supposed to. From then became synonymous with the term tated on those words. I began to Moving into 312 Watts was a school I needed directions to get to on, I never doubted it. My folks weird. And later, my sense fo confess them. A good man, by the helluva chore. The three ashtrays the smoking lounge, but by exam thought I was bluffing when they weirdness was dismissed as a name of Kenneth Hagin once re- I had brought from home needed to time it was my second home. It asked me how I did on an exam and Northern characteristic. minded me, "When you believe a be strategically placed so that I was also neat because I fell down couldn't tell them, but the darn As the days went by, I began thing in your heart and confess it could smoke on the phone, in bed, the stairs and everyone clapped, thing worked after all. I'm proud to realize where I was and what with you mouth—then it becomes by the sink, on the floor, and to be a part of it. was happening.-1 guess you could real to you." Gradually, I cam to anywheare else I wanted to. The say, I had a revelation. I began to realize what the problem was. "The third week of school Another great occurrence was good part was that this was basi- the Coastal Carolina game. We all ask myself if I belonged in an insti- "What problem?", you are still I needed directions to the cally all I had to do. My mom set know what it is like and I won't tution compa- asking? Well, smoking lounge, but by up the computer, everyone outside cheapen it with my inferior de- rable to the problems are carried our stuff up for us, and exam time it was my scriptive skills, but it was Davidson. As "Well, the problems are too too many to list everything else fell into place. I I spoke to sev- in this single ar- second home." ubclievable. As the old song goes, many to list in this single was a college student. "We'll have these moments for- eral members ticle. So for the article." weeks to come, Davidson is hard, they said. ever but never again." of the faculty, = look for my ar- You'll have to work, they cau- think I had tried to do it on purpose All in all it has been a great staff, and stu- ticles in the tioned. All this running through and wasn't just a clumsy buffoon. semester. Maybe I should have dent body my head, I almost booted when I They must have thought the guy done more work, but I plan to get at about my concerns, I was encour- Davidsonian. Try not to view me found out I had Humes homework who did it on purpose later was least a 3.3 GPA from now on. aged to transfer. Obviously, I did as a person who does nothing more before class even started. I found either a poser or an uncoordinated Davidson is all it's cracked up to not take their advice because, her 1 than complain. I realize that I that Davidson is hard. klutz. be. We have a sensational student sit, writing this article. might be asking too much from the After the perfunctory (big Another thing I had heard body, acapable faculty, a beautiful Many of you might be asking majority of you, but please keep an word) and expected first month of about was the Honor Code. It campus, Commons, and excellent at this point, "Why didn't you trans- open mind. hedonism, I worked and learned struck me as naive. But on the facilities. Allweneedarecigarettc fer?" At that time I did not con- "Whatwillltalkabout?" Very more than I expected to. Exam second day when my professor machines, especially in my dorm sider transferring an ideal resolu- simply, the issues. Whatever you time was difficult, but rewarding, gave a quiz and left the room it was and in the Patterson Court houses. tion. "What do I mean by that?" think could fit under that category, as my "I'll study when a gun is at put to the test. We all stared at each Hey, you drink, you smoke. Well, I did not have a way of know- I will discuss. But, let me warn you my head" mentality turned into other, laughed a little bit, and ing for sure if I would bump into that some will get very offended "I'll study now and put a gun to my looked straight down and took our the very things that I was running by what I have to say. When some- from at another college, In other one has to say what I have to say, words, I did not want to escape many do not like it The truth Deep Thoughts . . . from the issues and questions that hurts. But, someone once said, I have experienced at Davidson. "Silence implies approval." There- For I knew that if I ever planned to fore, I have to speak. Many of you The United States Can Learn turn out well in this society, run- will feel the need to retaliate. Great! ning away could never be the an- I am not an advocate of trouble, but swer. of dicussion and communication. From Other Countries' Problems This semester I am taking a tive elements. By forcing estab- and the glorification of the indi- So as more days went by, I The circumstances demand we talk. seminar on U.S.-Central Ameri- lished societal precepts to change vidual consumer. We have also decided to keep my opinons to So let's talk! can Relations. In the first meeting, and become more inclusive, we seen how this type of culture breeds Dr. Ralph Levering pointed out often throw out what was ever good social problems, as people step Nomenclature Disease several of the key features that characterize the tragic region to about those precepts to begin with. Those who benefitted in the estab- across ethical boundaries in order to get more than their share. These When I first began writing for one, though in retrospect I can see our south of which so many of us instances range from the simple The Davidsonian, there were only that the common denominator was know so little. Some of these traits cheating on one's taxes to the co- two other regular columnists, and sheer, unadulterated sex appeal. resemble problems that currently lossal trend of underhanded busi- only one of those columns fea- But revenge was Mr. Frampton's. besiege the United States: endemic ness deal ings and government cor- tured a clever title. Today, there He gave one of my more serious political corruption, a tendency ruption. AH of this was part of the are many columnists, and none of columns the headline "Open Minds toward violence, and the lack of package that came with the 1980s. them feature clever titles. Are Cool." Thanks, Chris. No national unity. I believe the latter Perhaps now we are Does anyone remember how really, thanks. element underlies the other two, in beginnning to swing away from this Opinions I have both the countries to our south as this rapacious consumerism, but Page Nomen- heard that most well as our own. Levering pointed many of the symbols of former clature Disease college news- out that the United States is pres- times still remain. This week in began? Merci- papers do this ently at risk of devolving into a Sports Illustrated, for instance, fully, I don't. I sort of thing. region similar to Central Rick Reilly wrote a poignant ar- think it began in Why? When America— truly multicultural on ticle on the lack of sportmanship in a manner remi- readers turns to the one hand, but beset by an un- today's athletics. He writes, niscent of the theOP-ED sec- stable economic system and a gov- "SO, WHO KILLED SPORTS- way in which tion of the Ob-_ ernment that thrives on milking MANS HIP IN THIS COUNTRY? mushrooms server, they are the average worker on the other. Was it the Atlanta Falcons' Deion grow. First, not assaulted This lack of national unity is in- Sanders, who thinks it's great fun there is a singu- by a barrage of deed America's deepest-rooted to high-step the final 20 yards of a lar fungi. With pithy and irrev- ailment and one which deserves touchdown run just to embarass the aid of horse erence. Will- the majority of our attention in the the poor players chasing him? Or manure and toad iam F.Buckley coming decades. was it his teammate Andre Rison, piss, there's no does not have As each year passes, this coun- lishment feel at risk of losing their who loves to perform his High- stopping the to write under try becomes increasingly diverse, sliceof the pie. They reactby grasp- light Zone strut after every touch- little suckers. Andrew the title "The with the influx of foreign peoples ing for more than their share, at the expense of those around them, in down, no matter what the score?" Buckley Stops and cultures as well as the be- I've re- fused to be in- Spainhour Here" and grudging acceptance (often forced order to regain their former sense Reilly goes on to cite multiple ex- amples from figures in all facets of E l l e n upon American society by Civil of security. Those who have been fected. My sec- the sporting world (and not neces- G o o d m a n Rights legislation) of those who denied any of the pie up to now feel tion editor's at- sarily associated with the Falcons) wouldn'ttoler- have for centuries been repressed justified in taking more than their tempts to seduce who promote this same attitude of ate "Ellen—It's Really by white male society. In some share now. Both groups react out me into naming my column were me before you, whether friend or Goodwoman—Dammit." If those ways this is good because it forces of fear, forgetting their responsi- met only with the gagging sounds foe. Such behavior mirrors on a two greats can live without clever us as a society to widen our per- bilities and their regard for the I made from my end of the phone small scale the dilemmas facing titles, believe me, the rest of us can spective of other cultures and en- welfare of their neighbors. conversation. I just couldn't see Central American countries today. myself writing under the title, do without. So please, join me in rich our understanding of what We have just witnessed the There each ethnic group is con- Bitchin'With Spain. And Spanish fighting the real enemy, Opinions makes us all human. This process, fruition of this type of mentality in Sec "Kirbster" on page 10 Page Nomenclature Disease. however, is not without its nega- the 1980s with the cult of greed Fly, well, I didn't even get that 10 THE DAVIDSONIAN OPINIONS MONDAY, JANUARY 25,1993 Student Sees Soccer Enthusiasm As a Model For the^ampus Attitude We Aren't Apathetic Goliath, youldrilled him, and you And remember what it was By John Rogers demands on their time. That most Bumstead took us with Jiou. We will keep the then, and is now, to LIVE. Re- Two recent letters to the edi- of us have chosen to devote our Continuedfrom page 9 memonei_of)those days with us member how lucky we are to be tors and a Davidsonian editorial time and energy to academics, ath- was here to be swept away by the vays! here, young or old, together. Re- chastised stu- letics, andclubs magic you created And, as trivial as it sounds, I member how easy it can be to relax dents for their - ' does not mean None of us will soon, if ever, think we could all stand to learn and enjoy each other's company. apathy. Spe- that we are in- cifically, "That most of us have different to forget the sound of a cannon-like from what that brief period of pride We don't have to drop our con- thud, the look of fear in a hapless and enthusiasm had to teach us. cerns or care about them any less, these articles chosen to devote our time politics, cul- defender's eyes, and the image of I hope thatperhaps in the com- but we also don't have to get so cited failureof and energy to academics, ture, school 1992's top scorer running past the ing semester, when we start to get bogged down in work or causes students to at- athletics, and clubs does business, and crowd, pumping his fist or holding down and frustrated, and when it and crusades that we forget to sit tend a Con- not mean we are indiffer- other issues that his arms out to us as if to say "That back and think about how good it gressional affect our lives. candidate fo- ent." was for you, Davidson". really is to be here - today. Between swim- Nor will we forget that little It certainly wouldn't be easy, rum and a ming and blur of yellow that flew through "None of us will soon, if but it's worth considering. I for meeting with schoolwork, I the air in ways we thought only ever, forget ...the image one made some friends in those the Board of Trustees. The edito- have found little time to attend happened in the movies, and some- of1992 's top scorer run- weeks that I might never have made rial criticized lack of student re- lectures and events that I would how kept the ball out of the goal. ning past the crowd, had we not stopped, cut through sponse to a newspaper inquiry have liked toexperience. Davidson How many times did Alex Deegan the surface, and realized that we about Spike Lee. students may be busy, but rot apa- pumping his fists or hold- Davidson students have many thetic. and our great defensive corps make are all in this together - that at the miraculous plays to keep our ing his arms out as if to core we all have a lot around which dreams alive. say, "That was for you, Ben Hayes's headers. Iceman Davidson." to unite. Maybe I'm alone on this, and Oh Boy, Sean Is an Old Man Sampers's fifth round penalty maybe I'm making it all up in my from play late, not manslaughter, kicks. Omli's refusal to give an head as I romanticize the past. Sean drug trafficking and rape. inch - no matter what. Spear's seems that in order to be a young, But maybe I'm not Maybe Continuedfrom page 8 ability to be everywhere. It all concerned adult we have to take an Youngsters on theCourtcould the soccer team showed us a real added up to the greatest athletic unflinching stand on everything, get as many beers as they wanted. light in a place we never would moment of our lives. You played fighting bitterly to the end at all look like a silly Caucasian Fu-Man- Like I said, I'm old. have thought to look. Thanks, out our greatest fantasies on the costs so that our voice is heard,... Choo. Sometimes I drink coffee. guys. You did us proud. soccer field. Every week, you faced we can stop. There you have it - my ideals When I was four, only old people dashed to pieces. drank coffee. Now, I realize, those Fear of Interracial Dating is Sometimes Saddest of all, I find myself who wish to stay awake do. reminiscing about "when I was a I have three gray hairs. kid..." Remember the-good ol* The other day I caught myself Understandable, Sometimes Not days? making that arthritic "Uhhh" sound Phone calls were a dime. as I sat down. Soon I expect to be B&W is hot"? What would you think of someone who said that? zling to go). The BSC and A Phi A need to continue to reach out to Candybars were a quarter. gumming my bread and talking Continuedfrom page 9 Davidson should try to in- McDonald's had only sold 30 about my bowels. White students, and White students this college comes to that is watch- crease the number of African- million. So if you see me shuffling need to pay attention when they ing old "Jeffersons" reruns. American applicants. A Phi A will Children got punished for not around, be kind. Respect your do. And students need to discuss There is also probably some hopefully help. Students should eating their peas or coming home elders. racial issues more. It doesn't help sort of fear of the unknown in- get involved more in groups like to complain to your roommate; volved with interracial dating. People are more comfortable with SERCH (it only meets once every few weeks for an hour; you can Blacks and Whites need to talk to each other. It's not hard, once you Bush's Last Dirty Trick saying, "I don'tremember." What what's familiar, physically as well as culturally. And many people get over the initial apprehension. That's why we write this damn Alex was Nixon's crime? That he didn't just aren't used to it. They don't "There is also probably Continuedfrom page 8 lie enough? article, to show that it can be done. consider people of other races be- some sort of fear of the Lastly, we need to try to rid our- The fact is, both Reagan and cause, well, it just never crosses unknown in interracial selvesoflheimpressionthatmixed- in South America,fightersto whom Bush got away narrowly from be- their minds. Try this little self-test: race dating can't be done. If you Congress had voted specifically ing dragged into the aftermath of what would your friends or family dating." like someone of another race, or not to give aid. That is worse than some highly illegal dealings which think if you said, speaking of some- even if you just ogle their bod, breaking into a building, at least on originated in the White House. one of another race, "that guy/girl take time out of your beer-guz- don't let their race hold you back. mv governmental crimes scale. Even the men whom we know are Second, the fact that Bush guilty got away with the crime. The World's Mistakes Should Serve to pardoned these men so close to So why is it worse than their trial can only lead me to sus- Watergate? After all, no Presi- pect that he feared information dents resigned, no tapes were Teach Togetherness to the United States broughtout in the trials would lead found, no one lost his cool, and to his own indictment. This accu- Bush downplayed the pardons like Kirbster us is going to have to accept the may have to make the painful deci- sation, of course, is unproven, but aproonChristmasEve. his worse Continuedfrom page 9 sion to forego indivdual gain for is it not unlikely that Bush, the ex- because in America, a country the good of our neighbors and the director of the CIA, knew about founded on the principles of gov- stantlyfightingto gain ground over "Sooner or perhaps much welfareof our nation. Perhaps we the arms deals. Maybe, one day, ernmental checks and rule of law, the other ethnic groups in a par- could all learn from Rockdale we will know. ticular country at the entire later, we are going to have some people are, in fact, above the County (Ga.) High School's bas- What about Reagan? The law. population's expense. Sounds a lot to... accept the notion ketball coach Cleveland Stroud American public felt so comfort- like the warring factions in Soma- that we must play by the They got away with it, and we "who gave up his team's 1987 able under his grandfatherly wing lia, too, doesn't it? These are all rules and work together as let them. That is the worst crime of state title on a technicality and that they let him get away with all. examples of alackof national unity, then said, 'You'vegottodowhat's a team." a quality vital to the survival and honest and right. People forget stability of a nation. the scores of basketball games; Sooner or perhaps too much theydon'teverforgetwhatyou're later, we are going to have to real- made of.'" Ain't that the truth. ize that if we are going to avoid the notion that we must play by the monolithic crises that are affecting rules and work together as a team, our neighbors in the world, each of or we will all lose. Sometime we THE DAVIDSONIAN MONDAY, JANUARY 25 ,1993 11 DAVIDSONIAN ARTS Artist's Exhibit Depicts Whistlin1 Dixie: Symbolism for the Self Crull's Work Displayed in Chambers By Chris Hoveland pression ists of the eighties but also mental and emotional scars. The The Art Department is spon- adopts some of the techniques of canvases are laden with crosses, soring an exhibit of ihe New York the Surrealists, particularly "auto- faces, phrases, swastikas, and artist Ford Crull in the Chambers matic writing." A personal (and "no's." He scratches the surfaces Gallery through February 10. Crull indecipherable) symbolic language with brush-ends, metaphorically The Country Music Year in Review 1992 was a big year in Nash- the National Anthem at the S uper ville, to put it mildly. Country Bowl in honor of the Dallas Cow- music has taken over, on the ra- boys immanent victory) made Photo by Adam Knapp dio, in the record stores, and even NBC'sratings shoot so high with ontelevision. Theheightsof 1991 a television special that the net- was born in Boston in 1952 and interspersed among a forcefully and urgently digging for his own were, it seems, eclipsed, by the work decided to air it again. He studied at the University of Wash- applied matrix of strokes energizes history. He drips paint, exposing great achievements in sales and released The Chase and Beyond ington. He has exhibited in many his canvases and gives the impres- an aspect of himself while hiding media attention made by the the Season both of which helped one-man shows in New York and sion of a mysteriously organic en- another. Country music industry. him to dig his boots in deeper in elsewhere, as well as in group ex- tity. Other works such as Self-Por- The members of the Baby his position at the topof the coun- hibitions. One of his group shows In Forms of his Secret Life trait (1984) use two canvas panels. Boom generation, seeking some try, heap, He won CMA Enter- was the ?'New York Artists in Mos- (1982),apieceinfour panels, Crull In this particular work, one panel kind of musicinto which they can tainer of the Year again ^and made cow" exhibition of 1989 where his examines the nature of iiis per- shows a rough self-portrait while sink their teeth, have been left flat an historical mark by having all works were seen along with those sonal mythology by breaking the other half lacks any central by pop music today. So they have five of his albums in the top 20 on of Professor Herb Jackson. through the conflicts within the figure; the familiar matrix of sym- turned to country, where the new the album charts. Ford Crull calls himself a psyche. The means of understand- bols asserts itself with equal weight generation of entertainers has -Greedy producers and com- "neo-symbolist." His style indi- ing is expression, as if the act itself stepped up the quality of music panies have made moves that sig- cates the influence of the neo-Ex- is one of healing, a purging of See "Crull" on page 12 and songwriting. The result has nify what could, in the end, be the been big. cause of a decline in country's Movie Review: One of the biggest stories of 1992 involved the advent of one popularity. George Straitstanred in Pure Country (which, though Body of Evidence Unimpressive of the most brilliantly executed marketing strategies of all time; Mercury records, with an artistic amounting to no more some stu- dio wanting a piece of the coun- try boom pie, was entertaining); By Mary McCrory and Will Oscar here, but Willem Dafoe (Pla- though she does improve towards fit of genius, put 110% of its ABC televised a disastrous one- Lazenby toon, Mississippi Burning) does a the end it is only a graduation from resources into creating a package hour country special, produced Welcome back, movie fans. good jobof portraying Madonna's bad to mediocre. When she says that the young, female public by a company that is in no way It's too early in the semester to do sleazy defense lawyer. He is one things like,"There's nothing wrong would be certain was the greatest associated with Nashville. The any real studying yet, so we thought of the only things we like about with admitting you want me," you thing since the wheel. Thatsplen- result: women iri leather dancing we'd catch Body of Evidence star- this movie, actually. The rest of can't help but cringe because you did little package came wrapped with whips and getting funky to ring Willem Dafoe, Madonna, Joe the film leaves a lot to be desired. really DON'T want her. in a long pony tail, complete with Doug Stone ballads and Clint Mantegna, and Anne Archer. The We don't know which to blame, Let's face it, one reason people a video that made him look as Black melodies. Mary-Chapin setting is Portland, Oregon. A the acting or the writing. Joe will want to see this is that there are popular as Elvis (amazing . . . Carpenter, who looked nauseous, wealthy, older man dies of a heart Mantegna whines his way through supposedly such great sex scenes. when this was only his first song) tried to leave the set, but she was attack, and everyone becomes con- his part as the D.A. Anne Archer Well, hormone junkies, despite the and a song - a catchy, clever little threatened with a lawsuit and was vinced that his younger lover, (Patriot Games, Fatal Attraction) NC17 rating, there just isn't that tune. forced to co-host the spectacle. played by Madonna, used violent whimpers through her part as the much going on. And, boy, did they ever buy Oh, ye sorry haters of coun- sex to kill him. The plot thickens conniving secretary. If for some reason you feel into this one. try music, you may have here when we realize that he left the And then there's Madonna. compelled to go see this, it does Hats off to those wizards at found the light at the end of your vamp $8 million. Much of the First of all, she doesn't even look offer a minor reward in its interest- Mercury, who convinced over tunnel If 1993 follows suit, and movie takes place in the court- good. Hercomplexionlookspasty, ing ending. Nevertheless.flody of five million people that Billy Ray everyone tries to sink into the room, where Joe Mantegna and and her makeup looks smudged all Evidenceisan unimpressive movie. Cyrus was the second coming of rich well of country popularity, it Willem Dafoe play opposing law- the time. On top of that, her acting Go see Aladdin or Scent of a Hank Williams (whose heart, will undoubtedly go dry. yers. is unconvincing and the lines writ- Woman instead. were he alive today, would be -"The Possum." George Nobody's going to win an ten for her are, well, dumb. Even aching and breaking over any such Jones was iriducted in(o the Hall comparison). of Fame. Travis Tritt bumbled Other big news of 1992? Davidson College Presents Well... his way into insulting Billy Ray Cyrus on live radio during Fan -Mary-Chapin Carpenter Fairweek(when20,000delerious Robert Pinsky brought home the female vocalist trophy at the CMA's, leaving Wynonna Judd (who had to split fans storm the Nashville area KOA campgrounds and them Model-T cars at Opryland). but "As spirited and weighty, eloquent and startling, MCA votes with Reba and Trisha he managed to salvage his repu- as any poet of his generation" Yearwood) behind. Brooks and tation and is currently one of the -J. D. McClatchey, New Republic Dunn moved in to lake over as the top males on thecircuiL Oh yeah best Duo in Country music for as . . . And Clint Black left Lisa for February 1, 7:30, Hodson Hall, FREE long as they stay together. -Garth Brooks (who will sing See "Bumstead" on page 72 12 THE DAVIDSONIAN ARTS MONDAY, JANUARY 25,1993 Crull Continuedfrom page 11 against its figurative counterpart. tion of the paint, the viewer be- In a sense, he challenges the cat- comes aware of the subtle organi- "Sara's Song" "Who Are You?" egories of public and private, self zation of the piece. Each canvas by BJ. Rudell and soul. has a wholeness which does not by B J. Rudell Crull is as interested in the limit the viewer to its particulari- technical aspect of his paintings as ties. This effect is limited in multi- panel pieces as the division be- A small girt contentedly sits alone Who are you he is in the metaphorical and sub- tween panels is nearly insurmount- In a small and friendly room in her home You who intrigues me so jective. He uses a variety of pal- able for the eye. The proximity of In a chair unadorned, yet soft a i d warm So often that it makes me wonder ettes in the works seen in Cham- the panels allow them to be consid- While outside there rages a violent storm. Wonder who you are bers. Several works are strictly black and white, others pastel, and ered as a unit, but he uses the divisions as a symbol of the di- Mutual friends made us acquaintances one entitled Winds of Chance The walls, they retreat and open wide chotomy so prevalent in existen- Mutual feelings are making us friends (1986) uses violent reds and deep As the girl is found in the place she hides tial metaphors. Crull manages suc- Mutual desires may make us acquainted green. St. Sebastian (1989) has an The storm beyond, it brcaksihe bond cessfully the complex and even With something far greater than a friendship lends impasto so thick it seems to flow and enters the house as the girl looks on. off the canvas like lava. chaotic portrayal of a soul-search- ing confrontation within the realm What mood do you wish to present In spite of the sense of imme- The cruel winds blow her from her seat of cohesive composition. Is it meant to embrace my lonely heart diacy he conveys in the applica- The tiny chair they begin to eat The futile walls Crown and come crashing down Or is it a platonic nature presented To arrest my emotions before they start Bumstead As the frightened girl fights to make a sound. She crouches where a comer used to be The game we may be preparing to play Continuedfrom page 11 Three feet in front of her face she can't see • It reeks of other such past events The darkening schemes, the opening seams I am talking of similar games I have played long enough to give us another top of my head, but I'll try: Where I incorrectly read my opponents' intents album and finally go back on tour -"What Kind of Fool Do You Each dashes her hopes and shatters her dreams. -without his hat. Think I Am", Lee Roy Parnell But this is a new and better season -I could go on for hours, but -"The River", Garth Brooks A voice of unreason shouts in her head Another makes threats that could scare the dead Filled with the promise our fantasies engender one story overshadows them all -"The Greatest Man I Never And you are my intriguing teammate seasoned for 1992. The 3,491st show of the Knew", Reba McEntire The girl shuts her ears, but can't fight the tears As inhuman screams are all that she hears With the spice that continues to make me wonder Grand Ole Opry was like any other -"I Saw the Light", Wynonna for the past 54 years, and it was Judd Who are you sadly lacking. In November of -"Jukebox With a Country A gentle and recognizable hand Its presence the girl could never have planned You who baffles me so 1992, the King of Country Music, Song", Doug Stone Lifts her out of the shadows of her doubts So often that it makes me admire Roy Acuff, died, leaving the Opry There were other greats by While the storm, it ebbs, thus losing its clout. Whoever you truly are to go on without him~something it Garth, Randy Travis, Wynonna, had done for only the firstl3 years and Collin Raye, but this was sim- in its 67-year history. To say he ply a quick shot at an all-star list. left shoes that can never be filled So that's a very, very quick does not begin to memorialize the look at 1992 on music row. And The small girl sits and waits in her chair legend that was Roy Acuff; to say 1993 looks like it's off to the best Of the past events she is well aware he will live forever in the heart of start it could have. Why? Garth is Though the rain, has eased, though the voices have ceased Nashville isan understatement. But singing in the Super Bowl (for the Their aim to destroy has not been appeased. he left us his Opry; and as long as Boys),and his "Somewhere Other it lives, so will he. Than the Night" - one of his very Yet the girl is proud of the life she owns finest songs - was the first #1 of She sighs contentedly: -Finally, the best songs on the 1993 . . . on all three charts. Did I She is not alone. radio that peaked in the 1992 cal- endaryear? 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Their 3-3 mark in Southern to just 10 points and fouled him picked a belter time to hit her first Conference play, boosted by con- out, butnevcr recovered from a 14- three-pointer of the season. secutive home wins over VMI and 2 Deacon run that started the game. Davidson called time out with The Citadel, had earned them fifth Jason Zimmerman's steal and six seconds remaining Saturday place in the league standings three-point play midway through evening and Winthrop's Revonda through Saturday's action. What the second half drew the 'Cats Whitley headi ng to the line for two follows is a review of the games within49-39, but three straight dry attempts. She made the second to which have taken place since possessions after that sealed their give the Eagles a 62-61 advantage, Christmas Break began. fate. Zimmerman had 13 points. only their second lead of the con- UNC-Charlotte 95 test. Clemson 93 Davidson 57 "Coach Filar worked some- Davidson 77 After taking a 6-3 lead on three thing up during the lime out, but December 21 in Clemson, hoops by center Detlef Musch, wedidn'trun it," the senior grinned. S .C., the Tigers broke open a close Davidson simply fell apart against "I was going to push it up and dish game late in the first half with the 49ers January 3 at the Coli- off to a wing, but I didn't sec them, pressure defense. Clemson took a seum. The Wildcats shot 30.6% Photo by Casey Rogers Freshman walk-on point guard Chris Alpert drives to the lane Tor and I saw the clock." 40-29 halftime lead and coasted in for the game, and the UNCC lead a basket in the 'Cats victory over the Citadel. Roos' shot rattled around be- behind athletic forward Devin Gray grew and grew and grew. Even fore falling through the hoop as (20 points). Despite some turn- 49er coach Jeff Mullins admitted overs against the Clemson press, Wildcat freshman walk-on point that the game was an aberration. "They're better than that, and we Wrestling Places 4th time expired, sparking hysterics among moslof the crowd. An elated Davidson team and a stunned guard Chris Alpert, in just his sec- know that the next time we play ond start, turned in a poised perfor- mance (eight points, six rebounds, [February 10 at Davidson] they'll be a different team," he said. in Home Tournament Winthrop club looked to the Scoreboard, which read 64-62, with no time remaining. The victory four assists). Janko Narat led Davidson 81 By Steve Krause Oddo said. raised Davidson's record to 5-8. Davidson (3-1) with 16 points. Western Carolina 69 Davidson wrestling can be A luxury which Coach Oddo 'They dida fantastic job down Wake Forest 71 characterized as both young and enjoys is the enthusiastic attitude the stretch," Davidson head coach Davidson 52 See "Hoops" on page 14 restless. While starting seven fresh- of his wrestlers. "I find as tough John Filar said after the game. "I men and three sophomores, the competition as possible," he said. couldn't have asked them to have Wildcats have shown steady im- "Our wrestlers understand the only done better." Bishop Sets Davidson provement with each match and they enthusiastically perservere way they'll improve is to get as much mat time as possible. For Though the 'Cats lead nearly the entire match, rebounds nearly into the future. example, freshman Miller Cary is cost them the victory. Winthrop Track Record in Last weekend, Davidson hosted a five-way dual meet with willing to wrestle anyone who will step on to the mat with him in any earned a 53-25 bulge on the boards, constantly oulmuscling the home Pensacola, The Citadel, Longwood weight class." team. Indoor 5000 Meters and Carson Newman. The Wild- cats finished fourth but showed The Davidson wrestling team is excited about its future. With As has been the case through- out the season, freshmen domi- By Pete Hurtado fastest 400m time on the team at improvement from previous each match, the Wildcats continue nated nearly every statistical cat- The women's track and field 66.3. matches. The Wildcat victory was to gain experience and maturity. In egory for Davidson. Erin Butcher team began its winter campaign Senior captain Heather a 45-9 trouncing of Pensacola. store for the remainder of the sea- continued her offensive assault, with strong efforts from the entire Tarpley ran an impressive 500m Davidson received excellent per- son are three more tournaments, a racking up 28 points. Without squad, including two new school time of 1:24.2. Junior Karen formances from Bo Bartholomew, variety of dual matches, and an Kristen Fcrrucci, Lisa Lyons and records at the Lynchburg Invita- Marshall also posted an excellent Miller Cary and Jared Glick. anticipated rematch with Katrina O'Neal, all out with inju- tional and the Comfort Inn Invita- 800m time 2:30.8. Against Carson Newman and Longwood. This weekend, the ries, Davidson has found its go-to tional at Virginia Tech. "The In the shot put, Erika The Citadel, coach Tom Oddo cited Wildcats were at Washington and force in Butcher. women are performing great, es- Gromelski recorded a fine distance inexperience for the losses. "We're Lee for a tournament with such "Kristen wasamajorcontribu- pecially for this early in the sea- of 28' 1" to become one of a very young team," he said. "We teams as VMI, W&L, Longwood, son," claimed coach Beth Manson. Davidson's best ever in that event. were beaten by inexperience and Washington and Jefferson, John See "Roos" on page 15 Sophomore Elizabeth Bishop In the 4x800m, Karen size. Their wrestlers in the higher led the Wildcats with a school Marshall (2:33) and Carolyn Mead- weight classes were bigger, more record performance of 18:42.3 in ows (2:35) led the squad od mature and were able to control the the 5000m, placing second. Bishop Marshall, Meadows, DeMoss, and matches." Cashion's Patterson Court Top 5 also recorded an outstanding MarieGriseztoafinetimeof 10:51. However, against Longwood, In the 400m, Sarah Orsbon Davidson was beaten in the last Based on spirit at home basketball games. End of season 3000m time of 11:21.8. and Julie Rannik showed matchup and lost 30-22. Oddo winner earns $500 spending spree at Cashion's. The 4xl00m relay squad of Maria Whitehead, Sarah Orsbon, constistentimprovementin the first called the defeat "a good indica- 1. Kappa Sigma Heather Tarpley, and Helisse two weeks of the season. tion of the development of our 2. Connor Hoffman posted a school-record A special thanks to Julie team." In December, Davidson 3. Rusk time of 57.55 at Lynchburg, plac- Timmons, Andrea Short, and wrestled Longwood and lost 9 of 4. Sigma Phi Epsilon ing fourth. Jennie Wagner for participating 10 matches. 5. Phi Delta Theta Sophomore Carolyn Mead- and running well for the Wildcats. Oddo singles out perfor- Coach Manson was very mances such as freshman Jason ows clocked an impressive 3000m time of 11:13.2, more than lOsec- pleased with the early efforts of the Deaton's as examples of Bob McKillop's Fan of the Week onds faster than her previous best. women, and is confident that their Davidson's rapid improvement. Earns free lunch at the Soda Shop Sophomre Maria Whitehead steady improvement will mean a "Jason lost to the Longwood kid in Jason Burt had excellent efforts in the long big payoff at the Southern Confer- December in his first dual match. ence Championships. Last weekend, he absolutely con- JeffteyHearie jump (13' 5") and the triple jump (33' 7"). Whitehead also had the trolled the match and beat the kid," 14 THEDAVIDSONIAN SPORTS MONDAY, JANUARY 25,1993 Swimming Teams Improving Before Hoops Upcoming Southern States Championships Continued frontpage IS By Will Cobb continued to drop. meter diving while Meg Bentley The Wildcats stepped back 11 at Belk Arena, Davidson's 11- The Davidson swim team has Against College of Charles- took first in one-meter diving. Kate into Southern Conference play in yearlong losing streak against ACC had a very busy January. The team ton freshman Julie Brown placed Welling finished first in the 100 Cullowhee January 6 in need of competition seemed ripe for termi- traveled to Tampa, Fl. January 2 second in one-meter and three- backstroke and Jennifer Schuetz confidence after the UNCC de- nation, particularly when the 'Cats for a meet against the University of meter diving. Rebecca Falkenburg took fourth in the 100 meter breast- bacle. Behind 64% shooting and a took a 53-52 lead on Narat's three- Tampa squad that unfortunately placed, second in the 100 meter stroke with a time of 1:20.85. In career-high 22 points from senior pointer with 4:07 left. But State's never happened as a result of a no- freestyle, while Wendy Johnson the men's competition, Churchill J.D. Heuer, they got it. Seemingly Mark Davis responded wilh a three show by the host school. Despite took second in the 500 meter free. Hooff took first in the 100 and 500 ready to pull away permanently of his own and the Pack hung on to that, the team was able to train hard In men's competition, freshman meter freestyle and Curtis Backers with a 12-point lead midway win. Musch had 16, Heuer 15 and and the trip ended up being very Churchill Hooff took first in the placed second in one-meter and through the second half, Davidson Narat 14'for Davidson (4-5). The beneficial. The team had home 100 and 500 meter freestyle. Se- three-meter diving. Dave Martin withstood a Catamount run that game was the team's first without meets on January 16 and 17 against nior Curtis Bickers placed first in placed first in the 100 meter back- brought them within 71-69 with junior Ron Horton, who tore knee College of Charleston and the Uni- three-meter diving and second in stroke. 2:32 to play. Musch, Narat, ligaments in practice and is lostfor versity of Richmond. Even though one-meterdiving while Corey Bean Both squads showed a lot of Zimmerman, Alpert and Heuer the year; it is his third straight the team lost both meets, the com- took first in the 200 butterfly. improvement, and now prepare for combined to hit 10 of 10 foul shots season-ending injury. petition was tough and the team's Against Richmond, Caroline the Southern States Championships over the last 1:44 to lock up the East Tennessee State 75 improvement was obvious as times Prioleau placed second in thrce- at Davidson on February 19-21. win. Davidson 67 Furman 80 By taking ETSU, winner of Records Fall as Men's Davidson 73 , the last four Soulhem Conference Wilh dreadful (22%) first half titles and last year a first round shooting January 9 in Greenville, victor in the NCAA Tournament Track Opens Indoor Season the 'Cats fell behind 23 points to over Arizona, to the wire before the Paladins, then launched an as- losing in Johnson City, Tn., the tonishing comeback. From Narat's 'Cats earned some respect in the By Pete Hurtado est indoor 3000m runs ever at effort came in the 4x100m relay. three-pointer to beat the first half conference. Davidson (4-6, 1-2) The men's track and field team 9:06.2. The mile corps of senior Davidson's makeshift squad of Rob buzzer to Brandon Williams' three- got to within 64-60 on Alpert's opened its indoor season quite im- captain Peter Hurtado (4:37.4), Clemens, Rob King, Rafael pointer with 8:16 to play, Davidson two free throws at4:50,but couldn' t pressively Saturday, notching two sophomore Erik McMichael Candelario, and Lee Sutton outscored Furman 41-16 to take a convert down the stretch. Said new school records in its first two (4:37.8), Stewart (4:41), and se- shocked onlookers with their stel- 64-62 lead. But the icy shooting coach Bob McKillop, "I'd like to affairs. The team's second year in nior David Kems (4:43) geared up lar handoffs, leading to a time of touch reappeared for the latter see less good VMI surge and sent the Southern Conference began for the winter season with fine 52.8. Candelario led the squadwith stages of the game, and the Pala- Davidson (6-7, 3-3) to the easy with the Lynchburg Invitational mile times. a 12.2 split. dins escaped with the win. win. All 14 Wildcats played, in- and the Comfort Inn Invite at Vir- In the shot put, juniors Rafael Dave Kerns led the 4x800m Zimmerman had 16 points and Wil- cluding senior co-captain Matt ginia Tech. Candelario and Rob King posted squad (2:07 split) to a second place liams 14. Matheny, whose free throw at :28 Sophomore standout Lee identical distances of 37' 3. King finish at 8:40.8 at Lynchburg. The N.C. State 63 touched off the Steak and Hoagie Sutton began his season with a also threw the 35 lb. weight a dis- 4x400m team of George (54.6), Davidson 58 Offensive Explosion. Musch shot put of 47' 3" at Lynchburg, tance of 36" 4". Hurtado(53.1), McMichael (532), AgainstastrugglingN.C. State scored 16, Zimmerman 15 and tying the 13-year old school record. Senior Mike Grant's 500m and Grant (53.6) posted the fourth team down to nine players January Heuer 14. Look for Sutton to challenge for effort of 70.8 places him among fastest relay time ever at Davidson the conference championship.- Davidson's fastest in that event In at 3:34,7. JuhiorCaptain Duncan Spears • tiie6Q0m,Speays(l:20.3;lStplace) Coach Gary Andrew was very broke his own school record in the and sophomore Jeff George pleased with the effort of the team, 500m run with a fine time of 67.6 at Virginia Tech. Duncan hopes to defend his Southern Conference (1:22.8, 5lh) ran impressively. Sophomore Joe Beach (2:08.3) and senior Ben Wiley especially as it faced many early season injuries. Andrew is hopeful that the team's early success will GRAND OPENING ! title in the outdoor 400m hurdles. Senior Ian Stewart posted the most impressive distance effort, (2:08.7) opened their winter sea- son with excellent clockings in the 800m. translate into points at the South- ern Conference Championships in February. KOBE JAPANESE HOUSE OF 6TEAK1 SEAFOOD recording one of Davidson's fast- In relays, the most impressive Home Athletic Events: January 25-February 1 Sushi Bar Open Sunday-Thursday Evenings Wednesday, January 27 Women's Basketball v. Gardner-Webb, 5:00 p.m. Early Bird Special (Sunday-Thursday, 5:00-6:30) Men's Basketball v. Georgia Southern, 7:30 p.m. $2.00 off Chicken $2.00 off Shrimp Saturday, January 30 $3.00 off Chicken & Shrimp Men's Basketball v: UT-Chattanooga, 2:00 p.m. _e T h _ Unique Dining Experience for Midwinters Lunch: Wed.. Thurs. & Fri. Sunday, January 31 11 30 -2om Hiqnwav 73 Sun - Thurs. 5 - 10pm Men's Basketball v. Western Carolina, 3:00 p.m. Fn • Sat 5-1 l p m , Norman 1-77 Exit 28 ! Crossing 1-77 i Berrna Norman Crossing 20-65 Chartweil Ctr. Or. Cornelius. NC 704-896-7778 Update: Write For Sports <fc •* IK «i 1 ! ^ £ 5 L R M FEDERALTHEATRES J 5 3 - 7 5 A L L SHOWS BEGINNING BEFORE 6 P M Davidson 82 MOVIES AT THE LAKE Marshall 69 Call Bruce > HI < SOUND 3:30,7:00. 9:30 1-77 EXIT28 CORNELIUS^ \ SCENT OF A WOMAN 892-3841 ® V i.4.7*ostt-M« 3:15.7:J0Tw.l¥i Detlef Musch led the Wildcats with 26 points, Ballestier 3:10,5:15, (37120935 3:30.7:00,9:30 Aladdin (G) while Janko Narat was close behind with 25. -6810 ^20,5:00,6:40,8:20 Hexed m 3:10,5:10,7:10.9:10 THE DAVIDS0N1AN SPORTS MONDAY, JANUARY 25 ,1993 15 Basketball Standings (through 1/24) Team Conference Overait East Tennessee State UT-Chattanooga Georgia Southern Marshall . Appalachian State I DAVIDSON : Rinnan HHoto by Casey Rogers Freshman Maggie Young Faces Up to PfeifTer College opponent. ft* Citadel Western Carolina Support Your C0s Roos Continued from page 13 tor, and we've realized that we've Philadelphia Pharmacy, 84-60. got to come together," Butcher Young led Davidson with 17 explained. "We're really focused points, followed by Sharpe's 13, right now, and we've been com ing Butcher's 12 (and 13 rebounds) together as a team." and Ferrucci's 11. Butcher's 20 points and ca- Davidson played a tight match reer-high 19 rebounds guided at Franklin & Marshall on January Davidson in a 62-49 home victory 6 before succumbing, 56-51. overPfeifferon Monday. The 'Cats Sharpe and Butcher paced the'Cats played their most solid all-around with 17 and 14points,respectively. game of the season, avoiding pro- A January 2-3 tournament at CALL US DURING THE SUPERBOWL AND HAVE longedoffensivelapses which have UNC Wilmington ushered in the cost them in other contests and New Year for the 'Cats, who were A HOT, FRESH PIZZA ATYOUR DOOR IN holding Pfeiffer to 23.3% shooting topped, 91 -53, by New Hampshire 30 MINUTES ORLESS. GUARANTEED. from the floor in the second half. in the second game. Young was the ~" Domino's. The official sponsor of the CBS Burke, with six, and Crosswhite, lone Davidson member in double ^ Radio Network Superbowl Halftime Report with 14, combined for 20 points in figures, scoring 15 points. and the official delivered pizza of the NFL. keeping a formidable front. Roos Davidson fell, 78-70, to the host So tune in and chow down. kept Davidson steady on the floor, school in the first round; Sharpe and Sharpe (13 points) and led all scorers with 22 points, as Call Us! 896-8007 Crosswhite dove aggressively af- the club tried to come back from a ter balls throughout Shops On The Green 16-point halftime deficit'The key Hours: 4:00 pm -12 Midnight Sunday-Thursday The previous Saturday, was that we scored points when the 4:00 pm -1:00 am Friday-Saturday Davidson fell, 73-63, at Wofford; clock was stopped," Filar said. the defeat was the club's third Sharpe hit eight of nine from the ^SUPER BOWL SUNDAY ONLYj)l straight. Butcher scored 21 points, free throw line, and Roos connected and Tonya Sharpe added 12, but on seven of eight. Davidson could not overcome a Sharpe also scored 22 against seven-point halftime deficit. Lenoir-Rhyne at home on Decem- At home for the first time in ber 18 in an 84-71 defeat Ferrucci nearly a month on January 13, added 21 and Butcher 15, along PARTY C O M B O COUPLE'S COMBO Davidson held off Western Caro- with 12 rebounds, to provide the 2 LARGE 2-TOPPING PIZZAS MEDIUM 2-TOPPING PIZZA, AND 2 ORDERS OF DOMINO'S TWISTY BREAD™ lina for 20 minutes, taking a 34-29 'Cats with a balanced inside-out- DOMINO'S TWISTY BREAD™ PLUS 2 CANS advantage at the half. The Cata- side attack. Six days earlier, ADD ALL THE COKES* - _ OF COKE* mounts, the first Southern Confer- Davidson hit only 25% of its first- YOU WANT FOR G3gj 35«PerCan. ^ • Col. a I tigiiura)) Wd«mrt of » • Coo-Ccta Compwy ence foe of the season, returned to half shots in losing, 71-40, at Lib- Cob k i ragimrarj mdtmvt ol Hit Coa-Cdi Comptnr (Coupon Expires 2/28/93) overpower the 'Cats as the game erty. Ferrucci's 15 points were high Mfiay infMaLnui My an/. Oaumr m • * • m atari mfarit M»y n a Mud a ran art Cumr pa ala • «*ai a * * * . DaVay • » InM a ran aa continued, earning a76-52 victory; for the club. •Mra. Ov « m onr km Dm Com CakiaVa Ufe 0» «Wi n « *V«» Oir « m a n •» » • a m Cak w\a VBt. Or m n m m praW r i a l dpVtfeotMOgm'i h a h kr ha a W t OUO DlaM Bra tc Ferrucci sustained her broken leg Davidson earned its second in the second half. Butcher con- victory of the year December 9 at nected for 14 points and her sec- UNC-Asheville, notching a 62^8 [( BONUS ), ond consecutive nine-rebound win over the home squad. Ferrucci game; Sharpe and Maggie Young and Sharpe each burned the Bull- each scored 13 for Davidson, which dogs for 18 points, followed by saw its shooting percentage from Roos '11. Ferrucci pulled down 12 the floor drop from 57.7% in the rebounds, and Butcher 11, to guide first half to 30.4% in the second. the 'Cats inside. 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Hot Ire. previous evening, the 'Cats raised tensity; that'sall we're asking for." their record to 3-5 by defeating 16 THE DAVIDSONIAN MONDAY, JANUARY 25,1993 THE BACK PAGE INTERVIEW With President John Kuykendall By Chris Frampton Editor's Note: The Davidsonian So if I were to say I'vemetany times change comes at a very slow an enhancementof studentinvolve- often been criticized for taking of my goals I guess I would have to pace. We sometimes can judge ment in DCPC. But that's crystal away much of the "freedom and recently had a chance to talk with quickly comment that beyond that how well we're doing not by how ball gazing. We don't know how responsibility" that seems to be President John Kuykendall about another goal emerges beyond that different we are, how much bigger that actually works out, but with the underlying priciple of the Code various issues affecting the one, and I think that that's true for or fancier or whatever, but how regard to our ties with the congre- of Responsibility. How do you Davidson College campus. the community as well. I don't well we've adhered to the particu- gation here on the comer of the respond to that? have any preconception of what lar goals, that we've set for our- campus there is every reason to be Kuykendall: Each individual still Davidsonian: One of your major has to be accomplished at any given selves. optimistic. has responsibility for his or her responsibilities as President has time. I have personal chronologies My vision on this may be lim- Davidsonian: One of the most own behavior but the college is been supervising the Campaignfor that I kind of live by, including my ited because I'm an avowed advo- prevalent issues on campus this finally responsible for what goes Davidson. Can you give us an idea age and my health and my enthusi- cate of Davidson as a liberal arts year has been the new alcohol on'wilhin the community. I think of how the fund-raising effort is asm about the job I'm doing. My college, and as a liberal arts col- policy. To date, your opinion and we share responsibility. I don't progressing? sense of call- role has not think either option is an adequate Kuykendall: We're very encour- ing is essen- been gaged. answer. There is a sense in which aged and right now the campaign tially the vo- Could you give PCC governance had the opportu- does take a lot of time, not only for cation to the usanideaofthe nity and relinquished it, but there's me, but for a lot of people in this teaching pro- roleyouplayed also a sense in which we continue community, and not only people fession. I do in the adoption to have responsibilities and obli- who are paid to raise money for this as a kind of the new gations as citizens of a state. But, Davidson. Faculty and staff mem- of an adjunct policy? I guess my concern is that this is an bers who have other major obliga- to what I feel Kuykendall: area of the college's life which, tions, alumni and volunteers, a called to do It is my respon- because of the peculiarities of the number of students as well - every- with my sibility to re- law under which we all must live, body has joined the effort. The whole life. ceive the pro- the college is either obliged to suck campaign has good momentum just Davidsonian: posal, review, its head in the sand and allow things now. The economic circumstances Have you and approve it, to go as they had been going or under which we've operated for a started to lose and then con- provide some sort of leadership. year or so have been mildly ad- the call? vey it to the Davidsonian: Several Months verse at best, and yet the campaign Kuykendall: board for their ago a letter appeared in The continues to meet its goats along Not the call to confirmation. Davidsonian regarding the new the way. People keep saying that teach, cer- In this case, policy and the use of another the last fifty million or forty mil- tainly. WillTerry.The student's college i.d. asfalse iden- lion is the hardest, and they're prob- CCRL, and tification. The letter, written by a Davidsonian: ably right about that, but we have others worked former chair of the Honor Coun- Have you be- every reason to be optimistic from on the new cil, called for an end to the Honor gun to con- this vantage that we'll make the policy. I was Code. Do you think such a move is sider retire- campaign goal and make it on time. kept apprised at all warranted? ment? We're coming to the point in the of develop- Kuykendall: The writer is a friend Kuykendall: campaign at which you begin to ments through- for whom I have a great deal of Every morn- see which projects have been at- out, and re- respect, but I don'thappen to share ing. Seriously tractive to donors and which ones viewed several his opinion on this matter. The though, I do need more support You may raise drafts before decision was intended to provide have a respon- the total number of dollars you the final form. some definition of the length to sibility to anticipated, but directing those It's my respon- which the college and its particular think about an dollars to the particular goals is a sibility, consti- ethos can reach into the commu- appropriate kind of juggling game. tutionally, to nity. We are increasingly con- point of tran- Davidsonian: When you took on present policies scious in this day and time of the sition to some the job, you must have certainly that need limitations on the college's legal o t h e r had certain goals for the college. trustee ap- authority than say during earlier president's Have you been succseful in attain- proval to the times. leadership of ing those? board. the college, At the same time I think the Kuykendall: The office is a lot and when and I n point he was underscoring in a messier, a lot messier. I think that how that takes place, and there are lege that is historically related to terms of the drafting of the policy very fbrcefulrnanner is an assump- the goals that I established for certain obvious parameters. If my the Presbyterian Church. itself, my role was more consulta- tion that the moral principles of myself in taking this job are essen- health and my relationships with Davidsonian: How about the tive. I felt that some things that had Davidson students are not circum- tially attached to the goals the com- the constituencies hold I feel I have school's relationship withDCPC, to be there from the standpoint of scribed by geography. What is munity sets for itself. This is a an obligation to finish this cam- how do you see student involve- the law, others from the college's appropriate behavior in one's life community which is rather intro- paign, for example. Beyond that, I ment as well as the exchange be- sense of both responsibility and in this community ought, we hope, spective and always striving to think, if not selfish, at least self- tween the church and the adminis- liability, and others that would be continue tobeappropriate in every improve. If "excellent" is good consciousconcems come into play. tration? very significant just from the over- other community of which that enough for today it is not good How long does one do a job like Kuykendall: I think our relation- all stance of the college. So I was person will be a part not only dur- enough for tomorrow. We try to this without becoming stale and, ship with the local congregation is involved, yes, and concurred with ing college years but also the rest goonbeyondourselves. Thatholds from the college's vantage, when so much better now that it is more the proposal that was taken to the oftheir lives. As I look at Davidson true in practically every area of life does an appropriate time come for carefully delineated. We have a trustees. I felt it was the proper alumni from the most recent ones in this college. I was commenting someone who has different strate- very fine working relationship with thing to do. to those from earlier days it is to our first year faculty recently in gies and strengths than I do? DCPC just now, institution to in- Davidsonian: Do you think the generally true that their word is a little session we had together that Davidsonian: Can you give us stitution. I guess, what I see in policy has been succesful? their bond and that their personal they will learn that as spring time idea on how you see the school at terms of student involvement is a Kuykendall: I think it's too soon behavior and demeanor within the comes, our energy and patience this moment? cyclical relationship, in part. The to tell. I would be wary of any community is honorable. So I see always seems to run out at the Kuykendall: I'm probably the church's clear intention with the answer anyone gave on that. I the point he's trying to make. I'm same time the semester does, and worst person to address that issue. prospect of hiring a new associate think it's certainly made a differ- notaware of the details under which there's nothing left If the semes- In the areas where strength is minister, is to become much more ence in some social patterns on the the decision was made, but I think ter lasted three more day s we might needed I see strength. In terms of involved in the life of the campus. campus. Ironically, it has perhaps he's madea very valid point In my have meltdown. Then we regroup the sort of people who are attracted With the college's intention to have provided some encouragement for mind, though, it doesn't imply the and we come back the next year, here as students, as faculty mem- a new chaplain who can provide precisely the sorts of things that Honor System is bankrupt and determined to be the best we can bers, as staff, I see the right sorts of the same sort of leadership that the people who were responsible ought to be done away with. We be. That's something that's almost people coming. Iseealwaysplaces Chuck did, we'll have a great for die law to raise the drinking age continue to hope that Davidson instinctive in the Davidson com- in which we need to work on our- team. So there should be a very were concerned to prevent. students will be consistent in their munity. selves and be better, and some- strong relationship and by all odds Davidsonian: The new policy has values, wherever they are.
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