Court approves dramatic reforms
By KEVIN WHITE the sub-committee on Campus and spaces in national fraternities not simplv a DOII of twenty people."
Staff Writer Religious Life for further action. filled by bids will then be filled The controversy revolved around
The Patterson Court Council this In other actions, three proposals, through the normal self-selection three questionable "yes" votes, two
week passed two self-selection reform including a computerization system, a process. by ETC and one by PAX.
proposals in a first step toward a combination bid/self-selection system To guarantee full use of all facilities These houses charged that their
dramatic reorganization of David- applicable to all houses, and a lottery and to help alleviate overcrowding, representatives at the meeting did not
son's social structure. system of self-selection, were soundly each house must specify a minimum express the majority opinion of that
Greg Anders' proposal, giving the defeated by the Council. of freshmen to be taken in before the house. The Council decided that it
national fraternities on Patterson The Anders' proposal, in its final end of fall term. would allow each house to submit to
Court the right to issue formal written amended version, establishes a separ- F&M's proposal for self-selection the Council a position paper, expres-
bids, was passed in a controversial ate bid system applicable only to would keep it very similar to the way sing the majority will of that house.
vote Sunday night. national fraternities on the Court. it functions now. These papers, along with one
The vote was twelve "yes", seven Specifically, social functions of all The number of people in early summary pro-position and one sum-
"no" and one abstention with SAE, houses would be open throghout fall random now would be limited to a mary con-position, would be sent with
Phi Delts, KA, Rusk and ETC issuing term. During the second week of maximum of five. To avoid last the proposal to the sub-committee for
two votes each in favor, F&M, winter term, students would choose in minute encouragement or harrass- further evaluation. The vote remained
Emanon and ATO unanimously ag- which system they would like to ment, non-position individuals would 12-7-1.
ainst. participate, either bid or self-select. sit at each house's table to put the The deadline for action for the
PAX split their vote, one in favor This coincides with the issuance of student's name on the final sign-up sub-committee of the Council on
and one against while PIKA voted Fiji bids and would allow future Fiji sheet. House members could remain Campus and Religious Life is October
one "yes" and abstained in their pledges the option of self-selection. in Love Auditorium for further ques- 1977. One member expressed little
second vote. Formal rush by each fraternity tions or problems. hope for actions before the end of this
PCC Wednesday night also passed would then commence culminating in Immediate controversy engulfed acacemic year.
a proposal submitted by Bruce Brown bids being delivered sometime before the pro-Anders proposal vote. Russ Kathryn Bridges, PCC President,
and Tim Wilkins of F&M which deals the self-selection process. Martin, Treasurer of Emanon, typi- felt that all parties can be repre-
specifically with reform of the self-sel- Freshmen who entered the bid fied the opinion of the houses op- sented. "I hope anyone unhappy with
ection system applicable only to the system but failed to win a bid would posed: "The vote of 12 to 7 with one the Anders' proposal will be pleased
eating houses. then fall behind the self-select people abstention is not representative of the that dissenting opinions will also go
Those two proposals will be sent to in choosing an eating house. Any entire Patterson Court at all. It's before the sub-committee.
"The court is split, and all opinion
will be fairly represented. The issue is
not dead and I encourage any student
with other proposals to submit thorn
to the PCC for consideration."
Vol. LXVI, No. TWENTY-THREE Davidson College, Davidson, N.C. 28036 April .22, 1977
Corwccaikxi boycott h protest
Spencer rescinds job offer
from Jewish Professor
By CATHERINE LANDIS "His credentials were quite initial acceptance in the first of
Editor impressive. He has a Ph.D. Linden's letters. According to
and from Princeton University. the Constitutional By-Laws,
KARL GOODHOUSE His training was suited for the "The President shall be re-
Guest Writer courses we needed for him to sponsible to the Trustees for
A prospective faculty mem- teach, specifically internation- being certain that each person
ber's invitation to join the al and Soviet policy." employed as a member of
faculty was rescinded by Col- Proctor added, "He seems faculty and staff, at the time
lege President Samuel R. to have the sort of personality of his or her appointment, is
Spencer, Jr., because the pro- which would have made him a fully aware of and supports
fessor, a member of the Jewish productive teacher and an the purpose of Ihe college as
religion, indicated his objec- excellent scholar." set forth in the Davidson
tions to the college's policy of Spencer's lettei included a College Constitution, and it COLLEGE PRESIDENT SAMUEL R. SPENCER JR.,
hiring based on such non-aca- paragraph expressing his con- prepared conscientiously to has rescinded the job offer of a Jewish professor who
demic standards as Christian cern as to whether or not uphold and seek to increase its expressed his doubts of the Christian tenure policy.
commitment. Linden would be willing to effectiveness as a church-rela-
Protest boycott teach at a school with a strong ted college."
In response, students and
faculty plan to boycott Fri-
day's Convocation exercises.
Christian commitment. He
wrote that Linden should not
accept the job unless he gen-
"No contract reached"
Because of Linden's re-
Study in India offered
After reviewing 190 applica- uinely wished to uphold and sponse Spencer was unsure of Director of South Asian India.
tions the political science de- Linden's support of the Con- Studies Tonia K. Devon "Language is not a bar-
partment invited two candi- stitution. He conferred with announced Wednesday that rier to study there since the
dates to Davidson to be inter- Trustee and lawyer Larry St. Stephens College in classes are held in English
viewed by both students and Daggenhart who ruled that no India is offering a scholar- and the students all speak
faculty. The department un-
animously chose Dr. Ronald
PAGE 4 contract had been reached.
Daggenhart then advised
ship to a Davidson student English in addition to their
for study during the first regional languages," she
Linden, a professor from Spencer to withdraw his offer two terms of the coming explained.
Swarthmore College, and re- support college policy. This to Linden. academic year. Fields of study available
commended Linden to Spencer wording appears in all letters Job offer withdrawn St. Stephens is the insti- to students will be econo-
who then interviewed him. from the college offering em- Spencer informed Proctor of tution where Jesse Bhattal, mics, history, English,
Informed of tenure policy ployment. his decision after speaking to currently a foreign student math, chemistry, physics
Spencer informed Linden Daggenhart, but before send- at Davidson, received his and philosophy. Arrange-
about the Christian tenure Job offer accepted ing the withdrawal to Linden. degree. ments will be made for
policy in i the By-Laws of the The political science depart- "In addition to having an transfer of credit in a
Linden accepted the job manner similar to the pro-
College Constitution. Linden offer. At the same time he ment will now go back to the excellent academic reputa-
had not previously been aware original applications and in- tion and intellectual tradi- cedure for transfer of sum-
turned down job offers at mer school credits.
of the policy before his inter- other schools. In his letter to vite the next qualified candi- tion, St. Stephens offers
view with Spencer. Spencer, however, he stated date to Davidson for an inter- superb recreation, housing Application forms may
Linden offered job his objections to the col- view. and eating facilities on be obtained from the Office
Spencer offered Linden the lege's hiring and firing pol ic- campus," Devon said. "It of International Education.
is located in the beautiful The student will pay trans-
job because, as what Dr. ies. FOCUS Irts week on and culturally fascinating portation costs for the trip
Proctor, chairman of the poli- Spencer interpreted the ob-
ection as a Cotege Union city of Delhi, the capitol of to India.
TheDavkteonian April 22, 1977
• v •• •
Colostomy slips into illusion,
Snowfails to produce reality
By STEPHANIE COOK prise," Snow declared. He money from the subscriptions
Staff Writer stressed that he didn't want is in the bank and that all the
Senior Tony Snow, editor of The Colostomy to be a "rag- money will be returned to
Davidson's would-be under- sheet" of Davidson —"You subscribers this spring.
ground newspaper The Colo- can see that sort of stuff in the Although it failed this year,
stomy, has declared its status Johns." Snow would like to see an
for this year to be "dead". Snow's good intentions and underground paper organized
The Colostomy was to be an ideas, however, did not result in the future. He derived
unofficial publication of Dav- in a finished product. personal satisfaction from the
idson , satirizing contemporary According to Snow, The experience. It was a creative
life. Colostomy failed because ev- outlet —"an excuse to write
Snow noted that the "diff- eryone was more interested in the sort of things I wanted to unter Jennlngs_
erence between an existential- writing something that was do" as well as being just "fun
ist and a satarist is that the funny rather than putting in
satirist hasn't given up on the to try".
the hard work and organiza-
world. He chooses to laugh tion which the publication Consider merit admissions
about it rather than shoot
One of The Colostomy's
goals was to examine the pri-
People were lost in their
"beatific visions" of writing
for an underground newspa-
By PAM CAMERRA decreased. have run into a number of
orities people set in life and per. "It requires not being Staff Writer The six-member student guys who would like to keep
treat them humorously. "Peo- afraid to stick your neck out Committee on Sex Blind Ad- the ratio the same and even a
ple's priorities are so fouled up and get people mad at you," Two committees are re- missions is considering the few who would like no women
that it's fun to take shots at Snow said. searching the costs and prob- consequences of adopting a here.
them," Snow remarked. Other problem areas were lems of coeducation and ad- merit based admissions policy. "Most women would like to
The paper would also have finding a printer and creating missions at Davidson, and will The Committee developed a see an increase in the ratio. In
included journalistic cliches a functional organizational make recommendations to the survey with the help of Pro- fact, none that I have talked
(the "Whatever happened to framework within which to Board of Trustees, at their fessor Kelton which has been to are against sex blind ad-
?" series) and interviews channel the creativity. May 7 meeting. distributed to 250 randomly missions up to a 50/50 ratio,"
with small children on com- The Colostomy's fund-rais- The Coeducation Evalu- selected students and 118 she said.
plex contemporary issues ing success in the fall proved ation Committee, a faculty- faculty members and admini- Admissions Counselor Tony
("What do you think about that there was interest and student subcommittee of the strators. Boon told the Sex Blind
the SALT talks?" being asked enthusiasm for the paper on Council on Campus and Reli- The survey includes Admissions Committee that
of seven- and eight-year-olds). campus, Snow said. About gious Life is researching the questions on the size of enrol- even if the Class of 1981 had
"One of the problems this 100 subscriptions were sold at changes resulting from the ment, the percentage of males been evaluated on a sex blind
place has is the alarming $3 apiece. shift to co-education in 1972. and females, and whether or base, not more than about 40
paucity of creative enter- Snow announced that the The committee is examining not Davidson should reserve or more women would have
the costs that have been 1000 places for men regardless been accepted. He thinks that
THE.RUSK SCHOLARS incurred and the future costs of female enrollment (in order a class of 80 percent women
(our visitors from England) that would ensue if the percen- to preserve tradition). The would be far-fetched since
tage of women is increased. Committee also hopes to men's applications traditional-
INVITE THE STUDENTS TO A The Committee divided the determine the degree of sup- ly have and should continue to
school up into several broad port for the sex blind admis- outnumber women's applica-
ST.GEORGESVAY PARTY areas, including the Infir- sions policy. nts.
at ATO house mary, Physical Education The Committee on Sex
Department, the Patterson "We're trying to allay some Blind Admissions will give
Saturday, April 23,9-1 Court Council, Academics, of the fears of the trustees," their data to the Coeducation
and the physical plant of the said Ellen Stebbins, a member Evaluation Committee which
Free Beer, of both Committees.
school, to name a few. Faculty will use this material along
CRICKET EXHIBITION Soft Drinks and staff members were asked "If we go to a sex blind with its own in drafting a
VILLAGE GREEN 2-4 Disco Music to evaluate the impact of system, the trustees are afraid recommendation for the Coun-
coeducation in their particular of having a class of 80 percent cil on Campus and Religious
area. women, of less donations from Life. The Council will then
Most of those questioned women alumni, and of present this recommendation
said that coeducation has not breaking Davidson's tradi- to the Board of Trustees.
I T ' S NOT TOO LATE TO STUDY tions."
brought many cost or policy The Committee on Sex
NEXT FALL, NEXT SPRING, ALL YEAR changes. Although physical "In the beginning I thought Blind Admissions is gathering
education and IMAC sports no one would be against information from other col-
AT THE UNIVERSITIES OF were not generally affected, accepting more girls because leges and universities which
Director of Athletics Thomas the current ratio seems to be have recently gone coedu-
UONDON-PARIS-MDRID Cartmill said that it would be the crux of a lot of social cational. It will use the survey
harder for Davidson College to problems and increasing the results and data from other
ACADEMIC YEAR ABROAD compete in intercollegiate ratio would seem to me to colleges to make a separate
221 E. 50 St., NYC, NY 10022 ._ sports, especially football, if make the campus more natu- recommendation on the sex
women's enrollment increased, ral. blind admissions policy to the
and the number of males "Yet," said Stebbins, "I Board of Trustees.
You' re i nvited to joi n in honors ng
Richard Reynolds, Richardson Preyei
?.dozen student award winners
and the Class of 1977
Son no Awards convocation
April 22, 1977 The Davkteonlan
Assistant to the President
By MEREDITH DEAN
Barnes responds to appointment continued Clark, "which has the need to keep in touch with voice his own "depends upon and the Trustees. Trustee
Staff Writer its advantages as well as what students are thinking in the issue and the role feelings meetings and convocations are
Davidson senior Gary disadvantages. order to effectively handle his are expected to play", whether two major responsibilities of
Barnes, newly appointed As- "I've enjoyed the pleasures position. he is asked to speak as an the Assistant as well as gen-
sistant to the President, of Davidson without having " M y door will always be individual or as a representa- erally helping Dr. Spencer
smiled and responded serious- the pressures of study al- open to students and I hope to tive of some part of the with whatever needs to be
ly, " I was very pleased and though knowing where to fit stay in touch with student college. done.
honored when Dr. Spencer between students and admini- desires and needs," Barnes "There is a time and a place One ol Clark's pet projects
offered me the position. stration can prove to be diffi- said. for both," concluded Barnes. is to compose a handbook of
"I feel that the job will cult." He also encourages students Clark also employed the helpful hints and suggestions
provide me with opportunities Barnes feels this .so-called to approach the President informal "open door" policy of from past assistants to guide
'or a combination of things. "identity crisis" will '!••> no themselves when they have liaison between students and the "newcomer".
^ irst, to take a break from the problem. something to s:v, . administration. The tact that there is •
u-ademic world before plung- Me realizes the importance As to whether he v. ill serve He feels, however, thai hi.s newcomer each year iiieim.
':•«.: i n t o l a w s c h o o l , 1 0 l e a r n (it h i sclose ties with ' i:'.••.- as a " c h n n m T '>.<:> the Presi- dealt more directly with
job) (.hut " t h e job can be ap-
i'sfi'ul s k i l l s in o r g a n i z a t i o n student horiv anr< recr.<:n!7ei (ierif l o r o t h e r s o p i n i o n s o r relations between the college pro HC hud differently each tim<
•i':i: w r i t i n g a n d a l s o i n ;<v--! around —there are no prerei;
ui.sites as to how the job h:>
WDAV seeks Federal funds
•irui w o r k w i t h n e w a n o ; n t e :
WijZ p e o p l always been uone."
Mil <.:•.*ir.r ist an. Clark also asserts mui ;.;••
' '.[•:•-. ' ~h o l a b o : 1
.'ti ': • ' '. i i < " • year lias been an educatu •..;
•. ::'>;•; u n a ;<••-. " i > < • '•••<• - n a r
' — r.v P H I l J P i ) i . , N C . .•X p e n c l i t u r . ' s invni\fi. ii. i .\pfrierioe" and he now piaj
• - • i ' ; : > • n < •s ! l ' t i P : "
:> • o ! ; ; : . Mews Ecii'.or Tir. o i l i r ; . ' ' 1 •... se-.'i.lng t hi t ransformir;;/ i he st :t..-:. ..• lo continue his iormui (>(!;•;
'.iniereii, iioin! u ' vic\\" without ; Mrvcior ;>! Communie.'ii ior.. ;, a \ 'mm-. i;1, j . ;n a s s i s t a n c e high po.vs:. t.ion at Vanderbilt Low Srno
ti'.MiiL' m e r c d i r a c a c c e p t i n g Martha Roberts has submit- from the government "•'"• per- Roberts stressed that the in September.
ted a request for federal mon- cent, or about S140,000. figures in the request are ol Barnes looks forward to t h<*
"Going From a student to an etary assistance in funding the Roberts worked with Direc- necessity estimates, because experience and is already en
administrator has introduced upgrading of WDAV. tor of News and Photography plans for the radio station ure thusiastic about his possible
me to a much uroader perspec- The grant request, sent to Earl W. " B u c k " Lawrimore "still in the flexible stage." role in certain issues, such as
tive of the college and it has the Program for Noncommer- and others familiar with the Much will depend on the the vandalism problem, which
definitely been enlightening. cial, Educational Broadcast- radio station's proposed ex- amount of financial assistance are facing the college today.
"The job is unique in that ing Facilities, lists the total pansion to arrive at approxi- offered by the government.
one is neither fish nor fowl," projected capital costs of the mate cost estimates for capital Roberts explained t h a t
some of the equipment costs RESULTS OF
listed in the request are not
Carter presents energy plan high priority items such as
automation equipment and
air-conditioning and remodel-
Wednesday night, April.21, •He advocates a graduated incentives do not spur enough ing of the studio, and might be ON
excise tax on new "gas-guzz- voluntary action, mandatory reevaluated in light of the
President Jimmy Carter intro-
degree of funding provided by
duced to Congress and the ling" automotives and a grad-
uated rebate on automobiles
improvements will be consi-
dered . the government. AMENDMENT
public his proposals for a
nationwide energy conserva- exceeding efficiency stand- •Stringent efficiency stand- Roberts indicated that the
tion program. ards. ards for household appliances listed costs could well be TO COLLEGE
would be mandatory by 1980. higher than actual expendi-
The Davidsonian would like •A ne,w tax on domestic oil
to synopsize for you here the would, over three years, raise •Industries • undertaking
conservation measures would
"If we erred in our esti-
major proposals of a plan the price to the prevailing
get a ten percent tax credit. mates, we tried to err on the
Carter says "can lead to an
even better life for the people
world level, about $14 per
barrel. Revenues from this tax •For the first time, gas sold cautious side. We tried to YES 430
within a state would be sub- anticipate all expenditures, so
of America." would be returned to citizens
•Carter proposes a standby in a "per capita" rebate that ject to the savfne price as we don't end up short of cash
at a later date," Roberts said.
tax on gasoline that could could reach $75 a year for most interstate gas.
•Taxes and laws would force Roberts is not certain when
gradually raise taxes by five-
cent, increments to 50 addi-
industry to shift from burning the college will receive word of ABSTENTIONS
•Better insulation and other oil and gas to coal. Tax the federal government's deci-
tional cents per gallon by 1987
if the country did not meet the conserving improvements incentives would encourage sion on the grant. " I would 1
would be encouraged in homes solar power units for heating expect that we might hear by
goal of a ten percent cut in
and buildings. If tax and other and cooling homes. September," she said.
the jean shoppe
Offering Male, Viceroy, Faded Glory, Duck Head Painter Pants
and of course Levi
Grand Opening Sale April 28-30
Discount with ID.
April 22, 1977
Christian tenure O PAVIPSON
Davidson's Christian commitment originally sought to
preserve priceless truths born in ages past. The reasoning was
that to inculcate good old Judeo-Christlan virtues was to
invest in our nation's moral and spiritual future. Given the
events of the past week, however, the time for reconsideration
has come. We must now examine carefully the implications of
the Christian Tenure requirement both from the standpoint of
academic excellence and moral propriety, for on both counts it NO JEWS
remains an anachronistic relic—an abysmal failure.
First, consider the argument that our institution has been N££P
charged with the grave and delicate responsibility for teaching
individuals the value of the "moral" life. Obviously, the desire
to promote Truth and Beauty is unimpeachable—no one in
their right mind would consider thumbing his (or her) nose at
Goodness. On the other hand, it is reasonable to ask whether
or not the exclusion of alternative religious opinions, if only
embedded deeply within the psyche of the pedagogue, can
possibly achieve that commitment. The assertion that others
who hold divergent religious beliefs cannot teach virtue is
absurd. Their minds are not polluted with phillistinism; their
bodies have not been Satanized by an alternative ethical
theory. Instead, we must admit to the possibility that human
virtue may have seemed beyond the borders of Christian would have no objections to plans for
faith—perhaps some of it has managed to trickle down to a golf course if plans for our other
lesser dogmas. needs were in the making. Should we
accept, for example, $200,000 for the
Secondly, at Davidson, it is questionable whether any construction and maintenance of a
concerted religious indoctrination takes place outside the three hole golf course? Of course.
religion department. The fact that other faiths are also taught Should we accept $200,000 for the
within that department serves cogent notice to the fact of their improvement of the infirmary? Of
tenability. If we must teach only Christian dogma then we have course—but first we have to make it
a clear duty to dispense with the religion department. known that the infirmary needs to be
Finally, the question of consistency arises. In the past, improved just as we are beginning to
non-Christian teachers have been hired presumably because make it known that it would be nice to
they are superlative professors. Yet suddenly, the presence of have a golf course.
another faith (Judaism) becomes grounds for exclusion. From Dr. Spencer states in his memo
a moral point of view, this is contemptible. From a legal point By MARK RABIL that the proper channels for be-
of view, controversial. In essence, a Jewish teacher was Guest Columnist ginning the plans for a golf course
On April 1, Dr. Spencer sent a were followed in that the Dean of the
offered a contract on the condition that he deny his faith and
memorandum to the Council on Faculty evaluated and approved "the
integrity. All this at a school with a Christian commitment. modest outlay required for the prac-
Campus life stating that their protest
So now we have grounds for action; a time for commitment. of a possible golf course is beyond tice area as justified in comparison
For any individual who takes seriously our Statement of "the scoDe of responsibility of the with expenditures of a similar level
Purpose is out of the question. Instead, we must be bold Council." "I believe," says Dr. Spen- which he has approved for other
enough to affirm the role of virtue. And that, in the truest cer, "that the original design of the departments." What happens when
Agapistic sense, means to discard the Christian Tenure Council envisioned its responsibility students and faculty disagree with an
requirement. It is not the time for witch hunts; not the time to to be more in the area with which the administrative decision which has
carry out personal vendettas against persons in the Dean of Students would normally been made which they feel affects the
administration; not a time for indulging in Inquisition. Instead, deal. It is the Dean of the Faculty "quality of campus life"? According
it is the time for the members of the college community to who has the responsibility to evaluate to the Constitution, they come to the
the needs and requests of all depart- Council on Campus life which then
band together in a concerted display of Christian conscience.
ments on a continuing basis and to advises the President if they feel it
For only by so doing can we hope to preserve our priceless necessary.
make recommendations as to which
past without facing a worthless future.
of them should be approved." This is exactly what happened. A
Article IX. Section 3.b. of the gmup of students disagreed with the
The Davidsonian College Constitution states, "The
Council is advisory to the President in
all matters affecting the quality of
beginning of the plans for a golt
course when no plans had been made
for the improvement of the infirmary
campus life." or psychological guidance. The
The group of students who came to Council agreed with these students
Catherine Landis Editor the Council on Campus life protested and so advised the President. Dr.
Dave Keller Executive Editor a golf course because they felt there Spencer replied that it is not within
Philip Duncan & Lyman Collins News Editors are other aspects of campus life the "scope of responsibility of the
Erica Gjersvlk Features Editor which need to be improved first, such Council" to advise him in this area.
Bill Barnett & Jim Entwistle Editorial Page Editors as the Infirmary and Psychological Davidson's governance system, i.e.
Dennis McLawhorn & Marshall Waddell Sports Editors Guidance. Dr. Spencer's point that the organization of the SGA, the
Susan Colan Production Manager the solicitation of money for a golf faculty, the advisory councils, the
Amanda Hall Managing Editor course would not take away money president, and the trustees, can only
from the Infirmary, for example, is function if it is used properly. It does
Hunter Jennings & Irv Wilson Photography Editors well taken in that the same person not appear that the advisory council
Kevin Shelly & Peg Travis Advertising Editors would probably not donate to both on Campus Life is being used to its
John Kravet Circulation Manager causes. But who has begun plans for fullest advantage.
Warren Soule Business Manager the improvement of the Infirmary? Before the governance system it-
Martin Qelger Cartoonist Why is a golf course thought about self is evaluated next year there needs,
Ann Gamer , Asst. Projects Editor while the infirmary is not considered? to be an evaluation of how the new
Charles Erwln . Asst. Features Editor The Coucil protested the beginning governance system is being used
of the plans for a golf course or now. If the system is not being used
Published weakly during the school year by students of David- practice area because these plans according to the guidelines set forth
son College. Second class postage paid at Davidson, N.C. were begun and approved before by the College Constitution how can
28036. Address all correspondence to The Davidsonian, Box plans for the Infirmary or psychologi- it honestly be evaluated when the
248, Davidson, k :.O. Yearly subscription r**~- * " QQ.«* cal guidance were even nmn^g^d. We time r " " v i ' )
April 22, 1977
Labels plague political spectrum Attempting to give definitions for sider the following applications:
to have relative to his opponent is
these terms seems doomed for three advantageous to him. Depending on 1. Conservative-Progressive The
reasons. First there is no way to the context of debate, labelling some- right is the party of tradition,
produce a non-circular definition one "right" or "left" (or center?) is emphasizing the primacy of family
which grasps the meaning of these tantamount to placing him among the and clan loyalties, in general resistive
correlative terms. The New Columbia good guys or the bad guys. Small to change. The left is the party of
Encyclopedia defines "right" as "the wonder that these labels themselves progress, change, perhaps radical
more conservative groups in the are essentially contested. change.
political spectrum, in contrast to the 2. Archism-Anarchism The right is
radical left..." Left versus right the statist party favoring policies
T h i s s t a b a t a d e f i n i t i o n d o e s lead which increasingly subject all
t.o t h e s e c o n d d i f f i c u l t y t h o u g h , v i z . . ( H i r W e s t e m C i \ i ! i / . a t i o n ' ' o u t -. e "social" actions to authoritative con
t h a t ]<•('( a n j r : i ; h ' ;,.-; .onte:.! n o t e s icll u st h a t " l e t t ' i n ; !'rurht imi. The leit is the party favoring le->.
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!•>' a, e l ()'.)< I h e i r si\ii s a : l - s i.'11 • >! i n d i v i d u a l r i g h t s . The lett a s s e r t s
•tt) political o r i e n t a t i o n while VVii • :•,•• p r i m a c y of g r o u p r i g h t s , c o i n
l e a l h i ; . ;''/ . ; • ! ( !
i . i >
iiowever that mav l-e, IM ii):; a
•:.iii! Huckley a n d H a r r y ( i o l d w a t e r niunal concern, solidarity of the
member ot the lett r j n ick I y carre to
.•••• usual!'. 1 seen a s e x e m p l a r s of tin- Contested labels oppressed, social welfare, and a
mean that one was a kindred spirit to
Finally, the terms left and right do ihe revolution of 1789. Pinning down government active to secure these
Heat or light? not merely locate persons or things that spirit is as much like pursuing things.
relative to objects or continua whose phantoms now as it was then. 4. Capitalist-Socialist The right is
Vet as Socrates was fond of positions are known, they are also In the nearly 200 years that have the party of private enterprise, the
pointing out, unless we have a appellations of approval and dis- intervened, the terms left and right, profit motive, free markets, the
definition for troublesome or con- approval. In political debate, each have been subjected to so many middle class. The left is the party of
tested concepts, producing examples person has an incentive to rig things political uses that one must despair at state ownership, economic planning,
generates more heat than light. so that the orientation he comes out isolating any "core" meaning. Con- regulated markets, the working class.
5. Meritarian-Egalitarian The
Opinion right favors rewards proportional to
accomplishments, the virtues of com-
Albert attains happiness
petition, excellence. The left promotes
equality of income, the ideal of
6. Authoritarian-Democrat The
right is the party skeptical of popular
By MARGARET HUNTER obediently, "Ah then, what you world. He also heard, just before he wisdom, favoring established autho-
Guest Columnist need is a peanut butter taster!" And impolitely dozed off, that peanut rity, an appreciation of men of
before the sermon started, Albert had butter oil is the main lubricant for quality. The left favors popular
My dear friends, do let us be
a new job. tractors. sovereignty, believes in the wisdom of
honest. They asked me to write
something funny; I delightedly and He was very happy eating peanut the common man, is suspicious of
dazedly agreed (how often do YOU butter all day. The peanut butter Lubricants bureaucracism.
get asked to write something for the quality went up. Mr. Peaby was So which way is right? Is a political
pleased. Albert began to grow very Three years later, Albert was sitting
Davidsonian?) and am now thwarting in bed (or lying? He was so fat it was party which favors dismantling the
their desires and any chances of my fat, and he learned a lot about how federal government, the abolition of
peanut butter is made. hard to tell) and he remembered that
being asked to write again by day. Boing!!!! It suddenly hit him taxes and yet advocates capitalism
sneaking in an old fashioned bed- He thought about going into his and free trade a party of the left or of
that lubricants m u s t be very fine
time story. own business making peanut butter, the right? (Left under 02, right under
quality or engines wear out, and that
but decided after consulting lawyers #4). How should we classify a person
Albert's introduction he knew a lot about peanut butter
and accountants and his wife, that, who advocates the primacy of clan
oil... He called the hotel and found
the pay Mr. Peaby paid him was loyalties and bloodties? (Right under
Once upon a time there was a out when the next TTFTWA conven-
sufficient to make such an adventure #1, left under #3). Does it matter if he
guinea pig named Albert. He worked tion was. He took a day off from work
not profitable enought to warrant the advocates Black Power and Black
at a carrot salad factory all day long; to go, and dressed in his guinea pig
risks inherent. Consciousness?
about 6 o'clock in the evening every finest. He asked them if they needed
day he would show up at home someone to insure that quality peanut Consider a stable socialist dictator
Tractor influence ship. Are its dissidents who press for
wanting supperand a big bowl of nice butter oil was sent overseas, and
peanut butter afterwards. Now Albert His wife made a trip to see her handed then a resume which listed individual rights, the increased use ol
hated working at the carrot factory; parents one weekend. She went by his education at the bottom, his material incentives in production and
he stood in front of an assembly line bus, and when she returned, ol peanut butter knowledge at the top. popular sovereignty representatives
with carrots racing by him every course he was supposed to pick her They, after two weeks of conferring of the right(M, and #4) or of the left
minute. His job was to grab them up at the station. On the way, the car among themselves, said yes.
before they went past and to throw broke down. He went inside the The end of this story is that Albert Is there any way of deriving
then all into a grating-and-mixing-in- nearest building, which turned out to landed a very comfortable income, he weighted averages so we could judge
raisins machine. Any brown ones he be a rather plush hotel (and he was in and his wife travel all over the persons to be left or right "on
let go by. He lived for the times in the his overalls!), called the station, world now checking tractor oil balance"? The difficulties in this
evenings when he could just sit and found out there was a tornado watch quality, and they are wry happy. The suggestion are obvious for the rela-
eat peanut butter, watching TV. Then and her bus had been delayed 5 Kiwanis gave Albert a service award tion between a person's position on
one day God talked to Albert. hours. He took the car to a gas for being " i n s t r u m e n t a l " in an anarchism-archism and progressi-
station, found out it was going to overseas service project two years vism-conservatism is not like the
God's guidance cost hjm $150 to have it fixed within 5 ago, Albert has slimmed down since relation between the length and width
He told him that he should talk to hours, and it began to rain. He was -his peanut butter testing days, and is of a physical object. Length times
not happy. a better lover than when he was width yields the area, but one's
the owner of a peanut butter factory.
He went back to the hotel because working in the carrot factory 10 hours position on anarchism plus (or times?)
The next weekend, Albert went to
he was bored at the gas station. He a day. one's position on conservatism yields
church and saw his daughter's best
went back to the hotel because there nothing similar. The latter are incom-
friend's father's brother, who used to
was nothing to do at the gas station. A moral mensurable so judgments about
date Albert's wife's cousin, in line to
He noticed there was a convention of whether one is "on balance" left or
get some good Sunday coffee. Albert right are absurd.
got in line behind him, mentioned the "The Tractors for the World Associa- This is a tnae story. The names
weather and then how good this tion" (TTFTWA) and he went in. He have been changed to protect the The more interesting question con
man's peanut butter was. Mr. Peaby needed something to do! He sat innocent. Its moral (no, you can't cerns whether some combinations o ;
said, "Yes, but the quality of the nuts down and heard a boring speaker escape it!) is this: think about what left positions and right posit ions fom,
has been slipping lately." At that talking about getting money from you want t.o do, who you are, what a coherent or incoherent political
very moment God hit Albert between churches and sending tractors to vou an' good at. what you value 'HK'U outlook This moves u ; t<, the logic ol
underdeveloped coumrie.s yii u\vvl:,v pi/k vour own spos. in t.ho ::un. poiit ical phi!oso;iii . .
the eyes and caused him to blurt out.
April 22, 1977
6 the Editor
Bamett's view evokes response
To the Editor: fraternities or women at Davidson selection processes. The non-nation- these houses is not likely to be
als will naturally want freshmen to challenged. There is no need to add
This letter is in response to Bill would publicly admit to discriminat-
opt for self-selection, and the to the present discrimination by
Bamett's article of April 15th and the ing on bases other than sex.
nationals will try hard to get freshmen allowing these houses to discrimi
recent Patterson Court Council's Every fraternity has its share of nate on bases other than sex.
decision to reinstate the bidding misfits- those who get in through to choose the bidding system. 1
assert that the rift caused by forming Certainly this right should only be
system at Davidson. self-selection despite pressure vTited to the court by a majority of the
The Council's decision appears to against them by their chosen two distinct selection processes will
make the court more divided, not Davidson students and not by the
support Mr. B a m e t t ' s claim that fraternity. In Mr. Bamett's system, Patterson Court Council and Council
bidding "might be just the right the fraternities will be able to publicly less.
The national fraternities (and next on Campus and Religious life alone
solution to cure the divisiveness in discriminate— picking and choosing Hie ideals of Patterson Court may
the Davidson social s y s t e m , " but I on such bases as looks, popularity, year the women at Davidson (WAD
an* not so bad off. A Davidson co-ed soon be drastically changed by a
assert that the Council's decision is strength, etc., deciding who is right handful of people. Shouldn't the
not representative of the court's true for the fraternity and who isn't. would hardly feel welcome at one ot
the court's fraternities, and 1 doubt a student body as a whole be allowed
feelings (example of PAX and ETC. Yet. Mr. Barnet says that, after the <
t make such an important decision'.'
surprising affirmative votes and the Davidson male would find much ot a
fraternities have each carefully Kathy Wolf'7!»
house members subsequent disap- welcome at WAD. The respective
chosen, "the self-selection process Davidson Collet
proval), and I propose a campus-wide masculine feminine domination in
would then be used to fill out the
referendum on Mr. Bamett's proposal remaining places in both fraternities
fora bidding/self-selection sustem at and eating houses." Mr. Barnett. it
If indeed the majority of Davidson
students vote for such a revised
your fraternity happens to have ten
spaces that need filling when bidding
is over, are you not running the risk of
Local police commend
system, then it should be planned for adding U'n people that you had not
and carried out,. If, however, the
bidding system does not carry a
majority of the student vote, then the
selected? When- is the advantage in
your bidding/self-selection system?
Either way the fraternities run the
student for stopping theft
court should remain with it.s present risks of getting people they had no i'o the Editor: -..: u as charged in .Iuveniie Conn
(although, granted, largely abused) desire to make members. The Davidson Pi tice 1 '•<. nan mer. ! ';• <H ! u T s u s p e c t w a s a r r e s t fit !• •
set of laws. However, maybe under vour would like to extend its thank--- to tin* •I'vfiiy Although they could not hi
I question Mr. Bamett's reasoning proposed system the fraternities will very alert student Marshall A. Wad- ••aarged for the offense a s t h e y h,u;
concerning the conciliatory effects of have fewer "undesirables". So what deil who r e p o r t e d to t h e police t h e (...-cardi'd it p r i o r t o b e i n g a;
a bidding/self-selection procedure on about these undesirables— the ones observance of two males in Cannon ;>rehended, one of t h e s u s p e c t s \>. ,,-
the court, and Iwonderathis (and the who miss out on getting a bid? They dorm on the evening of April H. 197 .'-[Tied with a 22 cal. pistol.
national fraternities') desire for such an' at the bottom of self selection, Mr. Waddell notified the police that 1 w o u l d p e r s o n a l l y like t o t h a n k
two males were leaving c a m p u s r
a system. As things stand now, the and you can't tell me they won't he -'r. Waddell for his a s s i s t a n c e ami
national fraternities admittedly bitter. They will be very bitter, and and that one had on a red sweater and . ;icourage a n y s t u d e n t t h a t o b s e r v e s
discriminate against women. Next that will hardly add to the cohesive- blue j e a n s and the o t h e r one had ;•. - • r a n g e r s in t h e d o r m s t o call t h e
year women at Davidson will attempt ness of Patterson Court. blue sweater. The two suspects were police immediately.
to turn two wrongs into a right by Also, your system markedly points apprehended and the cash taken from J a c k i e G. H u g h e s
discriminating against men. I doubt, out the differneces in nationals and David K. Taylor was recovered. C a p t a i n , Precinct «'.':
however, that either the national non-nationals by forming two distinct One (if the suspects was a iuveniie
Academic leadership often lacking
By CATHERINE? LANDIS
"Is the student really being given the establishment man' in which the vity which facilitates questioning r>'
birth and the biases being passed on
an ability to (objectively) see and "•'dent is instilled with authoritarian values and social goals, and thus
to him now in the so-called value
examine the nature of the society he is corporate values and acquires a kind permits the education of the under-
neutrality of higher education?
ubout to enter? What are the effects of of intellectual fascism in which all graduate in this way so that he may
tion is theoretically all about.
professionalist influences from law, that is not necessary to know or read see institutional values and biases in
" F i r s t he sees it serving as a
teaching, and medicine upon under- is either eliminated or ignored. professions, academic life, and gov-
'sanctuary of scholarship' in which
graduate education —and are these "This is what is happening in out- ernment.
faculty involved in basic research and
outside influences detrimental to in publication are supported by the schools. How are we going to respond "Dr. Wolff points out many obsta
tellectual development? institution in areas away from the to it? Wolff reveals the 'lockstep cies to the attainment of a real
"At this time I would like to relate classroom —to the detriment of un- patterns' graduate schools force upon atmosphere of truth and enthusiasm
some points made by Dr. Robert Paul dergraduates who need to be exposed undergraduate institutions becausi tor the preservation of truth such as
Wolff in The Ideal of the University. to these scholars more than any other they are the next step taken many financial sources, tradition, graduate
He sees the present university per- student. times bv undergraduates. '-chool 'locksteps', and elitism. What
forming four functions which are not "(Davidson does not really have "This lockstep pattern forced upi-i, can we do to over come these bar-
exact.lv what undergraduate educa- this problem.) Second, he sees it as a the academic and curricular policies of riers?"
Vince Rabil '75 included this article training ground for the professions in all undergraduate schools is blindly The questions Rabil raised in 197;;.
in his report to the SGA on the United which pre-law, pre-med, and other allowed to exist despite the fact that ire even more important today.
States Student Association and the professionalist preparatory programs an undergraduate education is inher- Davidson suffers from intellectual
26th National Student Congress in are seeping increasingly into the ently different from the nature of stagnancy. Students and faculty.
1973 when he was a SGA delegate: undergraduate curriculum bringing graduate education. The influences of note what Rabil has to say, analyze
During the opening panel discus- along with them the ethics and professional schools are equally detri- your own motivations behind your
sion at the Student Body Presidents coolness' of professionalism which mental and 'lockstep' in nature. academic pursuit, and ask yourself
Conference, I addressed the following' tends to rob students of the enthu- "Because of these influences we whether Davidson is living up to its
remarks to the panel, student body siasm and emotional satisfaction may never comprehend the intellec responsibility of an institution of
presidents, and delegates: stimulated in the learning process. tual irrelevance of grades. When are higher learning.
"I believe there are more essential "The third function is the univer- we going to come to the understan- We have little academic leadership,
questions that we should be exami- sity as a 'base for social services'. ding that we're not just a community no competition to make Davidson
ning at this time, and to which we This disturbs me in light of the of scholars or a community of the best college in the south. It can
must begin to find the answers lest all panelist who spoke to this point. learning, but that we are many he. but we're going to have to work at
this discussion become meaningless. Colleges and universities are not arms different communities ir 'he sa'.r.<
The most important question: Does of government, and I do not think location with entirely difh n nt pur-
true learning really take place in our that as educational institutions —who poses and ideas about who .ve a ; '
institutions? no doubt may have the resources — When are we going to become aware LETTERS
"Does true learning beyond the they should become social service of the alienation that invisibly exists The Davidsonian solicits
mere memorization of facts by rote stations when there are hundreds of between us? letters to the editor on any
take place in which by learning the foundations and institutions in the " I n relation to society I see the subject. All letters for pub-
student's entire view of the world and private sector who could fill the voids college and university ideally serving lication must be typed and
himself is somehow changed so that left by government in these areas. a critical function which is divorced signed. We reserve the
he is aUle to come to grips with "Wolff sees the fourth function of from the'system' as much as possible right to edit letters over 300
himself and actually question the the university as an 'assembly line for to allow for an atmosphere of objecti- words in length.
April 22, 1977 The Davidsonian
Spring weather changes shape of student body
The Davidson ian
Union fails to meet students'
By AMANDA HALL rut of beer and half-rate rock bands and beer. Granted, The Union Bo;inj purchased
Managing Editor country rock bands or discos. Spring Frolics was held inside a large TV for ,,,-,,^nunming
The Davidson College Un- Although planning the big because of weather conditions, uses. What is „,,,•(, destruc-
ion seldom acts to meet stu- weekends are by no means the but even held on the football tive to creativity ,n.i i bought
dent needs and so provides Union's function both Mid- field the program had nothing than television.'
little social release for the winters and Spring Frolics new or exciting to offer the All this peit.nn to the
students. Instead of providing 1977 provide excellent exam- students. Instead the week- social half of Union program-
creative entertainment ples of this negative, destruc- ends seemed to be an excuse ming, the only events in which
UNION DIRECTOR C. SHAW SMITH tive programming. for audience-wide drunken-
through which the students the students seem interested.
advises the Union Board about policy but can vent their frustrations and Both weekends revolved ar- ness. The Union provides top-rate
does not program himself. energy the Union is stuck in a ound the 900 Room, country This negative programming cultural events, like Alvin
(Hunter Jennings) fills most weekends on campus Ailey II dance troupe, visiting
(if the Union schedules social speakers and mon .
Opinion events besides movies at all). The students do not, attend
The students are bored, and these events. So where else
Is the College Union for students? are forced to leave the campus
to find the release they need.
So what happens to those
can they receive such quality
entertainment for pennies?
Instead they cither attend
By JEFF MORROW abuse of the so-called "Business Even though a small bit of money was without transportation? the same type of social events
Guest Columnist lunches". When a performer is con- misused in this one instance, the
The "union" suggests either the tracted here for a show, it is written in implications it .suggests is devasta-
bringing together of two or more his contract that he will be fed. Josh ting.
things, or the resulting state. Web- White was fed a breakfast after his What's so terribly frustrating ab-
ster's New World Dictionary defines performance this past fall with C. out this whole mess is that all this
the word as "an act or instance of Shaw Smith, William Brown, and mishandling of money is the student
uniting two or more things into one; a three people who worked on the body's fault. So what's the use of
state of being so united." committee. oven mentioning all this when most
Is the College Union so "united "? However, six additional unauthor- students could care less about how
is this supposedly volunteer organi- ized Union people showed up for the their scholarship money or parental
zation really serving the students? meal and nobody reprimanded them. money is being used?
The students who make up the
wxirdinating bureaucracy of the Un-
ion often seem to forget that they are
not appointed to do a job, but rather
it is in their self-interest for learning
the job that they became elected.
There is nothing among with desire
and self-interest, but it should be
recognized as such so as not to
obstruct the ideal actions and goals of
a Union. One of the most dishearten-
ing things is how hard it is for a stu-
dent to break into this bureaucracy.
There are many funds (funds
meaning here that it came from either
our mother's pockets or scholarships)
that the Union misuses.
The students who are in the
bureaucracy have a duty to respect
The College Union
the desire of the student body as to STUDENTS SPEND TIME at this bar during most Unioi
how these funds are used.
An example: in the fall of 1976, the
two vice presidents' discretionary
funds of the Union (funds totaling
$1500) were given to help pay for the
big TV screen in the Union.
To my knowledge, the students
were not contacted or asked if they
wanted their money used this way.
UBEC encourages progranr
By MICHAEL JONES wants to find out something to provide an outlet for stu- students' not fully understan-
Another example: the student pro- Staff Writer about Union policy or if a dent creativity and expres- ding how they can use the
ject committee, who can only give out The Union Board Executive change in policy is desired. sion, to offer special opportun- Union to make it what they
money to a student with the approval Committee (UBEC), made up In talking with Billy Hut- ities for students through want it to be.
of the entire committee including two of the Union Board officers chings, Union Board Presi- other students, and to make The UBEC tries to encour-
faculty members, dealt out some $500 and members of the Union dent, Olivia Ware, Vice-Presi- the Union the extracurricular age students to use, to partici-
without the faculty members knowing staff, works as the starting dent for Co-Curricular Activi- center, apart from athletics, pate in, and to bring forward
anything about it. point of Union Board policy ties, and William Brown, As- on the campus. ideas for Union programming
A third and final example is the formation. sistant Director of Union Pro- Probably the biggest task but Brown acknowledges that
In addition, it handles busi- gramming, one finds that the and problem facing the UBEC direct participation in pro-
ness that does not involve the decisions of the UBEC are is trying to communicate to gramming is not for everyone
Board per se but is more geared to the students of the students that the Union is because of the change in out-
concerned with Union opera- Davidson. what they themselves make it. look that one gets from being
tion in general. This is the Their goals and objectives The problem is not one of in the background of a pro-
committee to serve if one are to make the Union a place apathy as much as it is the gram.
The problem i* thai there is
a hesitancy among st udents to
get involved in any of the 18
APRIL SPECIAL Union Board Committees be-
cause it is not understood that
FOOT LONG HOTDOG the committees are open to
(MADE TO ORDER) anyone who wants to partici-
pate and that committee work
takes up as much time as the
KING OF PIZZA, INC. Me student wants to put into it.
The important thing about
241 Sort Brotf Strett committee work', Brown
Moortsvlt, Nortfc larolma says, is that the students who
FRUIT SUNDAES participate do the work be-
39« BANTAM CHEF cause it is something they
ea. HWY. I I S CORNEUUS, N.C. want to do and not something
that have to do- C o m i f
April 22, 1977
week after week or leave Committee chairpeople have College Union and the cam-
mming campus, complaining loudly in to avoid the UBEC to get pus, works in strange ways.
• strut'- either instance. anything done. Externally the While professing to welcome
bought The Union Board Executive UBEC appears to be hard at student input the body turns
Committee (UBEC), the prin- work, putting in two or three away suggestions.
lo the ciple programmers for the hours every afternoon in C. The UBEC serves as one
ogram- campus, profess to welcome Shaw Smith's offlte to "pro- more frustrating element in
i which student input, but they either gram". Davidson College, and they
•rested. ignore or reject most propo- The business transacted in should be relieving frustra-
op-rate safs. Even the Committee these meetings might take tion. --
Alvin chairmen have problems work- fifteen minutes if handled Students did elect these
visiting ing through (or around) the efficiently. The sessions turn people, students should de-
UBEC so that they may into gripe sessions, forcing mand the UBEC meet their UNION BOARD PRESIDENT BILLY HUTCHINGS runs
attend program. people seriously interested in needs.
the College Union. (Hunter Jennings)
•re else Instead of providing leader- programming from getting
quality ship for both the Union Board anything done.
and the students the UBEC
functions as a stumbling
Very little communication
exists between the UBEC and
the Committee chairmen. No
Solicited students respond to
agenda is available before
Board meetings and the
UBEC members seem to re-
sent the fact that Hoard
Union's programming policy
members art' interested in
The Davidsonian solicited d e c o r a t i o n s on t h e w a l l o| t h e way to decorate t he I 'nion and
what they will discuss beiore-
student opinion of the College Mi.uk liar." g i v e it a t m o s p h e r e . 1 ren I k
I' nio i). T h e f o l l o w i ng s t a l e I t s been a d e q u a t e , but not 1 iked t h a t I n d i a n d i n n e r I
The I ' li K ( \ l he principle
men! s a i'e a sa n i pie o! i i -| * - i M epl i o n a l . W e h a v e n ' t h a d wish I hey wouldn't orient a!i
p r o g r a m in i n g l>ni!\ tor the
'espouse-. ,.n v g o o d c o n c e r t :. s i n c e t a l i < .1 I heir programs around (inn
r i .Tin k i n g . Their posters w i t h sic
The SG A and " I t ' s a righl nice iioh . i natiequat e laei I it ies lor gans l i k e 'come have a beer
i-i mcert s ate part Iv t o I/lame, w 11 li i:-. ' d o n ' t ren 11 v see r,,
I l i k e l! 1 t 's b e ' ! (•,- ! h;: !i
Union urge not having a union. also inadequate student bod\
to 11 nance a n d d r a w ren I! v
necessary. I t s ( ) K onci •
t v.ice, but not all t he I i n n :
" I t h i n k t.hev re d o i n g a
great deal of p r o g r e s s a m i ; r nod rnncert s. " '' 1 d o n ' t k now w hat I he v
all students ottering a variety ot things. "Several years ago the o n can do about il . Inn I general
" W e need more music in the cert committee was less reluc k go ot her places tor m y
ent ert a i n m e n l . T h e r e ha ve
to fill out the itUO R o o m . They have t h o s e
super speakers and they never
t a n t t o ' g a m b l e ' in r i s i n g
people or d i f f e r e n t t y p e s ot been some good things in the
t u r n them o n . " m u s i c (ex . : D a v e H r u b e c k , '.)()() Room like the clown and
the sitarists. I haven't liked
questionnaire "I think the 900 Room
should be open until :!:()()."
Muddy Waters, e t c . ) . "
"I t h i n k i t ' s been O K . ] t h e concert programming
t hink they 've gone out of I heir since freshman year though
on Union "First tell me what they're
"Well, I have this to say
Activities about the Union, I think it's
very unionized and I'm glad I
am at Davidson College and
now being God is alive."
tost Union social events. "They're acting like they're
(Hunter Jennings) circulated not spending any money."
"The groups they've had in
the 900 Room are pretty
amming input "I want to be able to drink
beer anywhere in the Union."
"Union? What Union?"
"We do have a snack bar. "
nderstan- work is supposed to be a fun They encourage students to "The Union is doing a fine
use the experience and this is usually get involved with the Union so job now."
hat they the case for those who do that it can realize its potential "I don't think the students
participate. as the socio-cultural center of use it enough."
'i encour- Hutchings says that ano- Davidson College. "I wish they'd keep the
o partici- ther problem related to the
i forward difficulty of student participa-
?ramming tion is that the Union is not
dges that the only source of extracurri-
THE CHOICE OF CHAMPIONS
n in pro- cular function on campus. PENINGER'S NEED WE SAY MORE,
everyone Some success has been ach-
je in out- ieved in making the Union FLOWER & GIFT SHOP EXCEPT
•ftm being Davidson's social-cultural
"f a pro- center. He acknowledges,
though, that the Union does
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10 TheDavidsonian April 22, 1977
Studio art majors reveal inspiration in exntbit
By JEFFERSON MORROW Steve Fitzgerald Patti Smisson Laura Calhoun
StaffWrifar Steve presented five graphite Laura's show of five silk screens, a
I may have fooled myself before, works, all revealing the emergence of The use of bright color is a way of diverse collection done over the past
but the criteria I use when looking at a mature and original style. His distinguishing Patti's acrylic work. year, looks 88 though the artist's
contemporary painting ia no different "Self-portrait" has lines protruding She says that she likes "sharp color, intent was that each aspect of her
from the one I adopt when I view a across the face which suggest slits of not muted tones, because the duller abstraction—surface, color, shape,
Rembrandt, an ancient Polynesian radiant light, like those emanating tones are too muddy-looking." Her and line—be as distinct and as full of
wood carving, or an Assyrian paint- from holy figures in Sienese* painting. prints are mythological and classic, personality as pos&ible to the point of
ing. His drawings deliberately create a and^have a quality of their own. All of conflict between the elements.
The creative process has always type of immediate experience that is her works evoke a strong sense of Laura appears to count on the
been the same, and will remain so. abruptly transferred to the power. conflict of unlike qualities to give her
That is, the painter looks at nature work its appeal. These works, a little
and consciously or subconsciously is like nervous teenagers, are alternately
inspired by some aspect of it, and ingratiating and antagonistic, soph-
paints it as he sees it. The quality of isticated and dopey.
the painting depends on the artist. In Paula Schmidt
other words, what matters is how Paula's presentat ion of only one
great the artist's spirit is. Ezra Pound painting made it difficult for me to
has told us: "It is not so much what make any valid evaluation of her
an artist says, but with what degree work. Even so, Paula has a good
of intensity he says it." sense of color, a sense of elemental
The eight studio art majors—Paula profundity, a self-aware-sophistica-
Schmidt, Steve Kimmel, Laura Cal- ted-primitivism.
houn, Nat Harrison, Patti Smisson,
George King, Peter Green, and Steve
Fitzgerald-are currently exhibiting STUDENTART SHOW opened Tuesday, April 19. Steve Kimmel
their works in the Chambers Art Steve predominantly works in oils.
Gallery and each reveal their own Nat Harrison George King His subjects range from multi-toned
stylistic innovations. Working mainly in watercolors and George's huge "Self-portrait" was field paintings to gargantuan deep-
Peter Green acrylic, Nat has often tried a new the first thing that my eye focused on colored forms. The canvasses he
The one constant in Peter's work, innovation of what he calls "a person- when 1 walked in the gallery. His presented in the show are all done in
as far as I could see, is a kind of able approach on color: That is, colors are vaguely reminiscent of very bright pigments—a silver green,
furious energy that allows him to working colors together that aren't Matisse and Gauguin. His "Dormi- a dark maroon, a pale mauve, a sky
produce a great deal of one kind of usually associated with each other." tory Window" evokes a nostalgic blue permeated by a red blush.
work and to shift rather rapidly from Nat's works are soft and pleasant feeling unique in its own way. The The surface of his painting "Tissue
one style to another. His "Untitled" to the eye. The abundance of its paradox of this painting is that the Dreams" glitter, like water catching
watercolor and ink is a bold story of personality makes it Appear that he several self-effacing collaged strips the light at an angle, yet they have
conflict. Indeed he is a skillful story- is working backward from abstraction are unifying elements. They also the solidity of the highly wrought. It
teller who combines images and toward representation, not in terms of provide visual punctuation, in their looks (as much as I hate to use this
paints splashes to produce elliptical imagery per se, but in terms of generally asymmetrical placement, word) organic—like snakeskin, except
narratives that strongly limit at energy. His energy is not frantic, but organizing and counterbalancing for the warmth imparted by Steve's
repressed desires and unspeakable controlled. Nat's forms seem to drift large areas that otherwise seem rich colors and the evidence of his
perversities. off the canvas. bland. concentration.
Finnish fabrics brighten Union designs catch your eye with their her paintings) to the company. It has
By JAYNE REICH been said that she will be known as
Staff Writer carefully cordinated colors and ori-
ginal contemporary composition de- one of the greats in 20th century
The colorful fabrics of Maija Isola textile design.
have the same effect on the white rived from nature.
Isola, a native of Finland, is one of In Finland one sees her designs on
expanse of the Union walls as they do window shades, cafes and on peopfe.
for the Finnish winter. Her lively Marimekko's four designers, contri-
buting some 400 designs (copied from Marimekko is a common word in the
country and Isola is a national
PEREGRINE HOUSE Recently Isola moved to Boone,
N.C., where her associations with
Marimekko and her art will not be
THURS.&FRI. interrupted. She paints the designs on
ten-meter rolls which are easily
mailed and comments that the de-
HAPPY HOUR 8-10:30 signs are first paintings, then fabrics.
The Appalachian mountains are an
excellent inspiration for this woman
BLUEGRASS MUSIC who works from nature.
We tend to equate bright-colors
THURSDAY NIGHT with frivolity and cheeriness, but
Isola's works are bold, personal
interpretations. Her manner is de-
mure and calm and like a muse,
DONATIONS GO TO quietly arouses people's feelings with- where her fabrics are on sale. Presen-
CHILDRENS' SCHOOLHOUSE out their knowing how.
Isola will be in Charlotte Saturday
tly exhibiting at Wachovia National
Bank, Isola will also be having a show
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Communications gap plagues D.C
By JASON NOBLE activity. Professor Gordon Michael- is the whole stigma involved with I'M A
Staff Writer son explained that there's "too much brown nosing. This appears to be an
emphasis on planning to be spon- imagined excuse on the students' part I ' M A FACULTy
One of the reasons for attending a taneous" and that it's "unrealistic to than any existing truth.
small liberal arts college such as suppose that some great familiarity Professor Kimmel stated that
Davidson, is the opportunity for will develop. In most cases when it talking with one's professor "doesn't
establishing close personal ties be- does it's spontaneous, natural and pick up points." Professor Polley felt
tween student and faculty. To what unplanned." it's "fairly easy to detect" any grade
extent does this opportunity exist? Professor Nutt also commented in grubbing attempts. The only way he
Remarks about fellow students brown this vein, stating that relationships believed socializing could affect
nosing rather than socializing are "should be natural, not forced." He grades was that knowing a student
frequently heard, and if one attends a felt that just this type of relaxed better, it would be easier to give him
party given by a professor the interaction existed with most of his the benefit of the doubt.
dialogue revolves around the profes- majors and that there was "no gulf What the are the students' senti-
sor's specialization as much as any between majors" and himself. ments regarding their relationships
type of normal spontaneous dialogue, Many professors certainly try to with their professors?
is there a definite and natural narrow the distinction between them- Terry Butler commented "in gene-
unsurpassable gulf between students selves themselves and their students. ral, most professors make you feel like
and professors or are all involved Professor Donald Kimmel has several you can come to them anytime." As
merely playing pre-programmed social affairs at his house each year to whether or not students and
(safe) roles, unwilling to just relax and is "strongly ui'lavor of doing any professors can operate on an equal to feel compelled to form close bonds
and comfortably relate to one ano- formal or informal thing that can be social level, Bill Holladay explained between professors and students mer-
ther? done to break down the social "There's usually a line which you ely because of any social situation.
Asked how he feels about relations distinction between student and fac- don't go. Where that line stands Professor Michaelson doesn't "think
ulty. We're here for interaction with varies from student to student and
to students, Herb Jackson doesn't professors find their pals in the
the students." from professor to professor." Holla-
"see why they should feel inhibited at student body." And Professor Lloyd
all. Inmost cases (the) inhibitions are Professor Kimmel felt the need for day did feel that "there is very little feels that perhaps society "overem-
the students." Herb further com- "more organized student teacher to the 'God to worm' feeling." phasizes a kind of hypocritical inti-
mented that "if I go to a lot of student affairs," a point echoed by Professor Thomas Niblock expressed that macy 'that' can be very shallow."
functions there is an immediate Bryan when he says it "wouldn't hurt "it's very important for students and The entire issue of student-profes
reaction. People look like I'm inva- for some kind of promotion to go on." professors to be together on an sor relationship is only an issue
ding or something." Professor Bryan sensed that some informal basis," adding that "there's because of the distinction felt between
Professor David C. Grant observed "students are afraid to initiate" social a lot of value in informal contact." the two by each party. It's question-
that "as long as professors are interaction with their professors. Some students, such as Bill Burk- able just how natural this separation
Considering various activities, Pro- holder "would like to see more actually is.
required to give labels to students' fessor Bryan felt no uncomfortable- programs that would force both
performances, there is a unique ness playing squash or tennis with his Brian Jacobs feels "professors in
relationship." This aside, he "would student and teacher into pleasant my mind are just people" and perhaps
students. Professor Michaelson also extracurricular activities so that they
like to see a more informal degree of didn't see any reason for not being it's time both groups realized this.
organization" within student-faculty can get to know each other outside of Herb Jackson best sums this idea up
able to go fishing or play tennis with an academic frame work."
activities. members of the student body. when he says that those involved
Several professors expressed a de- The majoritive sentiment is one of "spend too much time defining them
sire to reinstitute a Sunday open Perhaps a major reason for any lack desirousness for more informal selves as student and faculty and not
house policy. Professor Charles Lloyd of interaction results from the prob- gatherings between student and pro- just people."
felt it "added something that we don't lem of time consumption. Professor fessor. However it would be ridiculous
have now." Professor Locke White Polley explained, both for himself as
well as other professors, the obvious
also said he "would like to see a need to spend time with family,
renewal in the tradition or faculty friends and just by himself. Professor
open houses every Sunday evening" Michaelson expounded on this, noting tht
adding that during his student years his "hours out of office are tied up WORLD
at Davidson "it meant a great deal" with my own research."
Some professors, however, felt
otherwise to such a pre-scheduled
Another aspect that helps to dis-
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April 22, 1977
By JAKE DARBY exchange of ideas between nations, as his only theme. He also put into
Staff Writer particularly between France and Ger- the play his impressions of the more
"The Madwoman of Chaillot", many. When World War I broke out, universal conflict between the sensi-
premiering on April 27, is a tre- he fully pursued his writing hobby tive and the strong.
mendous change from the American and eventually turned his novels into In the play, Giraudoux portrayed
plays that have been presented at plays with the guidance of director the world as a conglomeration of two
Davidson in the past year. Louis Jouvet. His main impetus for societies: the eccentrics and the
The author, Jean Giraudoux, a writing was to express the frustration moneygrubbers. The eccentrics, led
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April 22, 1977 The Davidsonian
Cats slug double-win against VMI
Jim Nichols and Bob Lapple for the team. This breaks the pitched all seven innings of the broke the record he set last
ByMIKELINS both had two hits and Bruce past Cat team homerun re- first game and then pitched year with nine stolen bases.
Staff Writer Bolinger ripped a homerun as cord, set in 1975. the first five innings of the He has ten at present and
well. Behind Bolinger, Tim Mc- next game. since the Cats have eight
The Wildcat Baseball team This gave the Cats a 10-3 Dowell and Bob Lapple each Alig then pitched the final games left he'll have a chance
travelled to Lexington, Va. lead over VMI. However, the have four homeruns. Stan eight innings of the thirteen to improve on that record.
this past weekend to play VMI VMI team fought back from Brown and Tim Goodell each inning second game. Coach Muench has claimed
in a Southern Conference 10-3 to tie the Cats in the sixth have three homeruns, whie Earlier this week, Barr all season that the talent on
double header. inning at 10-10. Dave Patton has two. Sid broke the strike out record for this Cat team is abundant. As
The Cats previously had For seven more innings the Osborne and Pete Legler have all Wildcat pitchers. The re- these records are broken, this
fared only 2-6 in Conference game was a stand-off, with each hit one homerun. This cord was set in 1971 with 72 fact is made evident.
games and therefore wanted to neither team being able to impressive record shows that strikeouts. Barr at present has Muench says that he hopes
get two wins from VMI. And score. Then, in the top of the the Cats have eight starters struck out 89 opposing batters most that the vital record of
indeed, they came home with thirteenth inning Stan Brown who are capable of hitting and the Cats still have eight win-losses will also be im-
two wins. ripped a double with Pete homeruns. games to play. proved for the 11-21 Cats.
The first game was a "slug- Legler on second base to score The pitching for the Cats One other record that was With these eight games left to
fest" for the Cats, who the winning run. this weekend was done by Tim broken this week is that of play, the "hot" Cats certainly
soundly downed the Keydettes Freshman Bruce Bolinger's Barr and Alan Alig. Barr stolen bases. Stan Brown have a chance to do just that.
12-1. The powerful hitting was homerun was his seventh for
led by Stan Brown, Pete the year and the twenty-fifth
Legler, and Rick Blinkhorn.
These three "sluggers" each
had three hits. Brown and
Legler each had two doubles.
Super guard Dodds
joins Wildcat cagers
Freshman catcher Bob Lap-
ple also ripped a two-run
homer for the Cats. Alto-
gether, the Cats pounded out
seventeen hits against the
Keydette pitchers in the first By HARRY GRIFFITH Pritchett asserts, "his and was pivotal in recruiting
game. Staff Writer leadership, creativity, scoring in order to lead Davidson back
In the second game, the ability, overall basketball to national prominence."
Cats jumped out to an early knowledge certainly gave him Dodds had narrowed his
lead and it appeared that the Head coach Dave Pritchett the opportunity to be the college choices to Pittsburgh,
VMI team was in for another has signed his fourth recruit of finest point guard ever to wear Clemson, Duke and Wake
sound beating. the year, Chris Dodds, a 6'1" a Davidson uniform. Forest before selecting David-
Pete Legler again led the point guard from State Col- Chris was our first choice son.
team with three hits. Senior lege, Pennsylvania.
Dodds Dodds, who was named first
team all-state by United Press
International, has a deadly
shooting touch in addition to
A SALUTE TO
excellent ball-handling ability
improves despite Assistant Coach Billy Hahn
remarked, "We've seen a lot of
kids this year and he's by far
disappointments the best point guard we've
Dodds had a very im-
By BARRY SACHTJEN
Attackman Alex Evans was
also pleased with the team's
efforts but felt "it was very
pressive high school career. At
State College High he aver-
aged 28.7 points and 11 assists
per game while leading the
COCA COLA IN THE
team to a 23-5 record.
On Tuesday, the Davidson disappointing to lose such a
Lacrosse team lost a heart- tough game, especially after
breaking game to Elon 13-12. we had come so close against
With 45 seconds left in the Clemson (12-9)."
As a junior he led the state
in scoring with 33 points per
game. Bill Mebane scored his
5th goal of the game to tie the WIN A
game up at 12-all then with
just 12 seconds remaining,
Elon scored what proved to BARGER FREE CASE
be the game winner.
Mebane said he was pleased
with the game, since "we, CONSTRUCTION 24 COMMENORATIVE
finally have proved that we REPLICA BOTTLES
can play respectable lacroGoe.
Teams are going to have to
work to beat us now."
He pointed out that only six
10 SECOND PRIZES
or seven players on the team
had any real game experience,
but enthusiasm and a willing-
ness to work is really helping
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Mebane also felt that the |
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BRING THIS AD TO THE
"We're starting to move the
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We're even starting to score a
lot of goals."
April 22, 1977
Former AD. gets his due
Scott enters Hall of Fame
By DENNIS McLAWHORN "I've been in athletics for a
& MARSHALL WADDELL long time and I've had some
Sports Editors very fine experiences. But this
Former Davidson College ranks right up there with all
Athletic Director Tom Scott the other good things that
has been selected for the have happened to me in athle-
Helms Foundation Hall of tics."
Fame for j^hletic Directors. Scott, 69, is a native of
Scott will be inducted into F'ittsburg, Kan. He was athle-
the Hall of Fame in ceremonies tic director at Davidson from
to be held June 20 at Caesars 1955 until his retirement in
Palace in Las Vegas. 1971.
"I'm thrilled to say tho Hi- served as a member of
least," Scott said. "When you the prestigious National Col-
receive honors such as this you legiate Athletic Association's
really are at a loss for words. basketball tournament com-
"I know that some very fine mittee from 19fi6 until 1975.
athletic directors have been He chaired the tournament
accorded the same honor and committee from 1969 until
one can't help but be delighted i'JTf,
when placed in the same Although originally hired as
company. athletic director. Scott took
over the basketball coaching
00 CO CO 00 00 00 CO 00 00 CO CO duties at Davidson during his
first year when Danny Miller
resigned in mid-season. He
coached until 1960 when Lefty
Driesell was hired. Scott
</) CO COCOCO CO CO CO CO COCO During the next decade, an Award of Merit for 35 years reside in Davidson. They have
of basketball coaching. In two children, Kristi Jo Boykin
mujixjujiUmuLuujL with Scott as athletic director,
the Wildcats were among the 1975 he received an Apprecia- of Charlotte and Thomas, Jr.
nation's most successful major tion Award for contributions of Greenville, S.C. The young-
college basketball teams, to the NABC. er Scott is assistant athletic
Baseball: 11-21 ranking in the top twenty Scott and his wife, the director at Furman Univer-
Wake Forest 5 Davidson 4 seven times, going to four former Bessie House, still sity.
Davidson 12 VMI 1 NCAA tournaments and
Davidson 11 VMI 10 posting seven 20-win seasons.
Scott also coached David-
son golf teams from 1955 until
1976. His golf teams won five
Southern Conference champ-
ionships—all the golf titles in
a wild tournament fourth place. However, the
Women's Tennis: 10-8 By DAVID HULL
Clemson He often has been credited three conference losses have
7 Davidson Staff Writer
South Carolina as one of the strong influences been away and on hard courts.
Appalachian in attracting NCAA basket- Frank commented, "I feel
5 Davidson On April 28, the three-day
Furman ball playoffs into the Carolinas that any of the top six teams
6 Davidson Southern Conference tennis
Davidson area. Greensboro hosted the in the conference have a
7 Queens tournament will begin at
1974 NCAA finals during his chance of winning the cham-
period as chairman of the Davidson and Coach Jeff pionship. Since we will have
basketball committee and Frank feels the Wildcats have an advantage on our slower
numerous first round and an even chance of winning in clay courts, our performance
regional playoffs have been what he feels will be a wide- against the teams that de-
staged in Charlotte, Raleigh open tournament. feated us earlier in the season
and Columbia. The Davidson team cur- on their hard courts should be
The National Association of rently owns a 15-10 season greatly improved.
Basketball Coaches honored record and a 2-3 record in the "Our chances will also be
him twice. In 1968 he received Southern Conference for improved if there is a strong
student turnout in both the
morning and afternoon. Stu-
Gary and I ynd.il Church announce the opening dent support could be a key
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Several individuals have
been outstanding for David-
son this year.
'"PHIDIPPIDES" Mike Barnhill has compiled
a 17-8 record playing #2
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Frank is pleased with the
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1977 team: "We have lost a lot
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April 22, 1977
Athlete of the Week ^eQ
Lovett combines ego and madness
By JEFF MORROW pain on purpose. But anyway.
ded some three hundred play- four oi nve concussions since
Staff Writer ers, both on Davidson and the 1973. "I think it's really I'm really into happiness, so
If you really want to hear opposing teams since the fall macho," said Lovett, "to that's why I love pain so
about it.Hhe first thing you'll of 1973 when his four-year speak tackle without a hel- much."
probably want to know is if met." Lovett's performance in the
John Lovett was the offspring Last week's game against annual "Washington Sevens
of a Minotaur and an Estonian an experienced Danville team, Tournament" in Washington.
antelope. Lovett scored the only "try" D.C., was outstanding. Al-
But between grunts he does for Davidson and displayed an most singlehandedly he kept
speak English and you begin excellence in knocking down Davidson in the tournament
to realize that indeed he is people. with feet flying like a Mac
human so it is logical to When asked about how his truck and his mouth frothing
conclude that his parents were body was able to withstand like the finished product of a
human, also. four years of violence and pain Schlitz brewery.
But enough of his heritage. Lovett replied, "Didn't Freud Lovett has recently had
What we are concerned about say that happiness was no- second thoughts about a pro-
is his excellence in perfor- thing but the remission of fessional career in rugby and
mance, especially last week, Lovett pain? So the more pain the has decided to study this week
on and off the rugby field. career began. intenser the happiness. so he can go to medical school.
Lovett, combining ego and Known as "bullheaded Lov- "But there is a prior origin He will be sorely missed
madness, has mortally woun- ett" John has suffered some to this, and the psyche makes next year on and off the field.
Gozinyas finally whack Off Again
By BAD BERNARD in a row with a win. Get down, second spot. Massage Parlor played this 5. Your Face .9775
and Duke, Pine, and Flash. As Of this printing two week so we won't even men- 6. Flaming A's .970
HOGMAN Bernie and Hogman would important games will have tion the score. 7. Baby Rick's Bar & Grill .960
Bernie and Hogman are un- like to apologize to all the been played this afternoon. #2 In volleyball the young boys 8. SPE n .950
usually high this week due to gorgeous coeds (all five of you) Presto's met #6 Flaming A's from the Phi Delt House have 9. Cannonballs .934
the signing of a superstar for not giving you better and iCl Gozinyas met tfb Your emerged with three different 10.SAE/K1 .913
guard, Chris Dodds, by Big sports coverage this year. The Face. Call 376-3231 for all the teams that are currently the We would also like to inform
Daddy Dave. Now if we can big coed game of the week scores. number one teams in three of all you warped people that
just sign the big kid from found Killer Watts and the Stedman Lyles and Pat the five divisions. But no one Berta and Bemie's First An-
down in Gray we will all be Little Boogiers actually show- Dulany set an IMAC record will know for sure until the nual Memorial Invitational
chewing on cigars for the next ing up to engage in serious this week as they combined to tournament is over just who Backgammon Classic will be
four years. Do it up, Cats. competition. The score gyra- consume 107 beers during the winner will be. played in two weeks and the
The softball world was ted one way and then the other their game with Last Rites. And now, once again, what sign-up deadline is April 29.
turned upside down this week as the game grinded on, until Stedman and Pat were buried all of you sick wombats here at Entrance fee is $.50 and all the
as the derelicts from the it reached its inevitable cli- immediately following the DC have been waiting for, the money will be split between
Gozinyas (Goes out you, too) max, with the Little Burgers game. revised and recalculated Bad the top four finishers. If
whacked Off Again, 4-2. The going down, 4-3. More coed The SAE's jumped from Bernard and Hogman Terrific interested be sure to see Berta
Gozinyas were boosted by scores later. 37th to #10 this week as they Ten is: in L106 or Bernie in L104.
Soto's high powered arm and In other softball play this beat the do-do out of EMBO 1. Gozinyas .985 In closing, I would like to
Stick's typical mediocrity. week, two more top ten teams and Chocolate Speedway. 2. Presto's Grill .980 say hi to my parents and the
After the game, Hogman clashed as KA #1 met SPE #1. The E's shagged 45 runs 3. Off Again .979 Reverend Frank Hamilton and
had a chance to interview star The SPE's excluded the KA's and 31 fly balls in the con- 4. Jungle Queen .978 George Bright. Later.
center fielder for the Gozinyas, as they eliminated them, 7-4. tests. Baby Rick's Bar and
Mark Sumwalt. Walt had this
to say about his team's chan-
ces for the pennant, "Well,
Too bad 'am, Percy.
Presto's Grill remained un-
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April 28-May 8. The Lark" presented by the Mint Maemun Tfaaatr*
m GuUd. 501 Hetnpstead Place. Charlotte. Tickets S2 lor students 8 pm
Through April 24: Outon County Museum exhibits works by Barbara Details: 334-9726.
Harmeyer and Larry Merenstein. Gas ton County Art and History
m Museum, Dallas. N.C. Details: 922-8361. 10 am to 5 pm weekdays. April 29-30: "The Wirard of Oz" presented by Pfeiffer College Chidren "s
Theatre. 8 pm. FREE.
Through April 30: Herman Art Gallery displays work by Karen
Galdstein. Margery Turaipseed and W. D. Troutman, 628 West End April 30 to May 1: "Peter Pan" presented by Children's Theatre of
r Avenue, Statesville, 1 pm to 5:30 pm weekdays. Details: 872-5095. Charlotte. Tickets $1.50. 1017 E. Morehead St. Details: 333-0963
• Through May 6: Photographs by Wolfgang Christian, Light Factor May 12-28: "Paint Your Wagon" presented by The Little Theatre of
r Showroom, Spirit Square, 110 E. 7th St., Charlotte. 9 am to 10 pm Charlotte, 501 Queens Road. Students $2. Details: 333-3777.
to Monday through Saturday. Details: 372-9664.
April 25: UNCC University Chorale with University Madrigal Ensemble. v>
Howe Recital Hall, 8:15 pm. FREE. May 1: "Summer Interlude" (Sweden, 1950) directed by
Bergman. Kino Film Series, Dana Auditorium. 8 pm. Tickets SI
April 23: Natalie Cole. 8 pm, Charlotte Coliseum. Tickets $7, $6. Details:
372-3600. Now Showing: "The Affairs of Janice" plus a second adult feature h < \
Drive-In Theatre, Old Statesville Road. Show at 7:30 pm
April 29: Lynyrd Skynyrd. Charlotte Coliseum. Tickets $6 advance, $7
co day of the show. Details: 372-3600. ,\'oti' Showing: "Audrey Rose" at the Capri Shows at rfif>. i > • J
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April 30: Youth Symphony of the Carolines, Dana Auditorium, Queens Now Showing: "Slap Shot" starring Puu! Newman Manor Theatr. V
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E Monday, April 25, 1977
10 am David Rothenburg: Director of
3 Thursday, April 21, 1977
Fortune Society. N Y C . Ex-convicts Organisation
E 2:45 pm Yoga Class Morrison Room
7 pm Bluegrass Benefit Peregrine House 1.5p m Art Auction College Gallerv
8 pm Speaker: Professor Mundshenk Morrison Room * Public Lecture: Dr. Cleanth Brooks, Yak- Honors Center
c "Your Guru, Your Navel, and You" 7 pm Discussion on Women's Issues Hlue Mtg Room
9 pm Lutenists: The Strinzich on lute 900 Room 8 pm Dramatic Reading: David Rothenburg 900 Room
o and guitar
o 8:15 pm Senior Organ Recital: Gary L. Rowe DCP<
•a Friday, April 22, 1977 Tuesday, April 26, 1977
ALUMNI WEEKEND 10 am Open End with Dr. Spencer Morrison Room
11 am Spring Awards Convocation Love Auditorium Davidson Rothenburg Morrison Room
2 pm Tennis: VMI Davidson 12:30 pm CROP Meal 900 Room
George Kelischek: Maker Conversation Pit 4 P m Poetry Reading 900 Room
_c of Historical Instruments 7 pm Worship Service with David Rothenburg DCK
4 pm Sculpting Class Office Complex 7:30 pm Debate: Tony Snow and Peyton Marshall EuHaU
o 8&10:30 pm Pop Film: "Blazing Saddles"
Dancing and Socializing: "Just Us"
Love Auditorium 8 pm
900 Room 8:15 pm
Poetry Reading: Coleman Parks -
Vereen Bell Award Winner
CO Wednesday, April 27, 1977
Saturday, April 23, 1977
10 am Mary Ann Dusgupta: Poet from India Morrison Room
TOWN DAY AT THE VILLAGE GREEN 12:30 pm Wednesday Lunch 900 Room
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1 pm Town Day Parade Main Street 7 pm Humanities Film: "The War Games" Love Auditorium
2-4 pm Games on the Green Village Green 7:30 pm Spring Major Drama Production: HodeonHaU
7-9 pm Folk Dancing on the Green Village Green "The Mad Woman of Chaillot" - Student Opening
1 pm Tennis: Emory Davidson 8 pm Quentin Keynes 900 Room
T3 Baseball: The Citadel Charleston, S.C.
CO Women's Tennis: State Tournament Durham, N.C. Thursday, April 28. 1977
9-1 pm St. George's Day Party ATO House
10 am Coffee and Cokes College Gallery
Sunday, April 24, 1977
Southern Conference Tennis Championships
Spring Major Drama Production:
6:30 pm Davidson Christian Fellowship Morrison Room "Mad Woman of Chaillot"
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