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Kline Displays Sculpture PAUL MILLER KLINE

Of Building Blocks By DEBBIE MOUL Building blocks? You know — they had a picture, letter or a number on the side. You stacked them as high as you possibly could and just stood there, so proud of the tower that you had just created. But suddenly, your pride is crushed when your kid brother comes by and with one breath sends your monument crashing to the floor. Paul Kline, Head of the Art Department at Bridgewater Colleg-, preserves these childhood memories in his sculptures, many of which are on exhibit in the Bedford Gallery from October 21 to November 14. Mr. Kline's interest in this particular type of art originated through a desire or need to make words in a sculpture. Building blocks enable him to successfully reach this objective since they already have words on them. In his sculptures, Mr. Kline is not concerned with realism or with the abstract. He is interested in wood and metal, the materials that he uses and how these materials smell and feel

when they are cut, hammered, welded, handled, painted and sanded. He is more concerned and interested in the sculpture itself, "the form these materials finally take, the subtle variations that occur within that form, and with the order and harmony achieved through the arrangements and relationships of these forms." Mr. Kline attempts to convey messages and themes through his work. He has created a series of homage pieces, sculptures that "pay tribute" with reference to artists that he admires. The block sculptures on exhibit have been made over the last two years. Mr. Kline has been Head of the Art Department at Bridgewater College for seventeen years. He obtained his B.A. degree from Bridgewater and his M.F.A. degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. He has taught both beginning and advanced sculpture, Art History, Art Appreciation and beginning Drawing and Painting. His works have been exhibited at the

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and at the Virginia Beach Boardwalk Show as well as other noted museums and shows. When speaking of building blocks, Mr. Kline says, "Most cf us have played with blocks years ago, but as we grew older and usually more inhibited — we put away childish things." He has added to his collection from several yard sales and from the toy departments of at least a dozen retail stores. Playskool, Inc. sent him four boxes of blocks-free of charge — to show their gratitude for the renewed interest in their product which he has exhibited. Mr. Kline said, "These blocks are made to look at — and they are made to' 'touch, feel, rub, and fondle." He urges viewers to at least touch them. "Besides," said Mr. Kline, smiling, "They're fun to play with."

Block Boxes & Other

October 2VNovember 14 Bedford Gallery Longwood College

Inside t Circus Feature Lisa Writes Home p. 4

• Oktoberfest '77 P- 6-7 • Hiking, Canoeing, Caving, Longwood Outdoor Group Organizes, p. 2

• Mystery Surrounds Mascot Name p. 10

Photo by Jo Woo Don't let these times pass you by

V.C.U. Percussion Ensemble To Perform By PAULA JOHNSON On Thursday, October 27, 1977, at 8:00 p.m.. IxMigwood College Department of Music's Visiting Artists series will present the VCU Percussion Ensemble. Tht able, conducted by Donald Bick, consists of nine members. Featured also will be Carmen Jordan, piano, and VCU faculty vocalist. Karen Floyd. Ms. Floyd is a recent winner of the Metropolitan Opera Auditions.

The music ranges from John Cage, an ultra radical 20th century composer, to Scott Joplin to Dmitri Kabalcvdky. The works of these and other composers will be performed on marimbas, xylophone, bells, chimes, drums and numerous other instruments. Dr. McCray assures that the ,ng will be Aery unique and ting." The performance will be held in the Molnar Recital Hall and is open to the public at no charge

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Tuesday, October 25,1977

Lintz Feels Closeness

In testification Com m ittee




To Longwood Hot Roast Beef Sandwich By CONNIE BARBOUR Ms. Rhonda Aileen Lintz, a native of Tennessee, is happily a member of the longwood College Social Work Department. Ms. I.intz received her B.A. from the University of Tennessee and a M.S. degree in Social Services from Florida State University. Ms. Lintz's earlier work experience included working as a Resident Matron for pregnant women in New Orleans. 1/iuisiana. Ms. Lint: lias worked in public health and with tuberculosis control. She spent 17 years in Chest, Tennessee as a social worker involved with things as tuberculosis control. Afterwards, she worked with the area of retardation in Silver Springs, Maryland, at the Great Oak Center, which was newly opened in 1970. Until her job now, Ms. Iintz worked as a social work consultant at the Lynchburg Training School, working with retardation. Ms. Lintz teaches classes in Service Delivery Systems and Advanced Social Work Methods The former class deals with the development of systems of service delivery in relat ion to such things as laws, health care and welfare. It looks at how social services provides services for human needs. As part of this study the class will be taking advantage of a public hearing from the Health Systems Plan to be held here on campus November 7. One of Ms. [intz's other responsibilities includes being in charge of Placement of Students for Field Instruction for juniors and seniors m the social work field Since she had once held a job in Lynchburg, Virginia, working with social work students doing field instruction, many of whom were longwood students, Ms. lintz had a sense of closeness with Longwood College, which now has increased since she has become a member of the faculty here Ms Lintz stays in contact with the happenings of social work by being involved in several social wink related organizations She is a member of the American Association of Mental Deficiency, and she

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Longwood Foundation Aids College Development serves on the Steering Committee of the state chapter of this national organization. Ms. Iintz is editor of the Social Work Division Newsletter which is published 3 to 4 times a year. Ms. Lintz is also active in the National Association of Social Workers, in Lynchburg, and she has been asked to be on the Women's Issue Committee of that association. As interesting as her background in social work are her personal interests and hobbies. She used to do a lot of camping. She enjoys hiking, painting, traveling and reading. She is now doing extensive reading in the areas of archaeology and anthropology with a great desire to go on an archaeological dig some day. Ms. Lintz stated that she feels comfortable here at Longwood College. Her interests in the field of social work are very obviously positive and sincere. She views the field of social work as. a rapidly changing field mo\ mg moi e toward a system of services.** She commented that as it is looked at now the question asked is, "How social work can fit into social planning of society by providing such things as one to one counseling and provisions .it support " She stated that. "It has been extended into so many areas,*' and she feels that, "the demand for social workers will be maintained in the immediate future with the need in many services such as health, mental and physical, welfare and industry for social workers. In Ms. Ijntz's own words, "Social work helps solve human problems."

FEMINIST SOAP OPERA AT BERKELEY (CPS) — As the world turns through the days ol inn lives, women at the University of California .it Berkeley will produce their version of alternative lifestyles in "Changing Directions," a feminist soap opera to premiere on the campus radio station. Deborah Schwartz, a producer and coauthor, anticipates that the program will give a "very realistic" portrayal of women's lives while showing them possible choices besides children, housework and husbands. The idea was horn more than a year ago during a meeting of the KPEA women's programming group when Sheila Kirschbaum founded the Feminist Radio Serial Project and began writing. The six pilot episodes will be distributed


Constitution To ll>

the school. Looking at By BRIDGET SCHERZ institutional advancement on an Although it exerts an important individual level, Mr. Bristol also influence on the campus' observes that as students at financial capability, the Ixmgwood "everyone is in college longwood Foundation is an development." Viewing this in administrative organization of consequence to private support, which students are only he adds that, realistically, nominally aware. To many the "people won't contribute to a foundation merely conjures up school they don't respect." some nebulous postscript £t the Aside from having an access to bottom of the faculty lecture potential contributors there is a series brochure or in the final psychological aspect to securing frames following Dr. Sydnor's funds. "You don't ask for documentary on Nazi Germany. money," Mr. Bristol contends, While these credit lines are more "you sell programs . . . and the than an obvious clue as to what programs must sell themselves. the foundation does, they say- People are not interested in nothing of the Longwood donating five dollars for good will Foundations' other programs, and nostalgia. They want to do how these programs are something with their money." implemented, or of the Tied in with presenting these organization itself. programs to potential college The Longwood College philanthropists is the custom of Foundation is a fund raising entertaining them as a medium organization comprised of 25 for the presentation. Asserting directors who secure, assess and that there is "nothing secretive" delegate to various programs, in this custom, Mr. Bristoi points donations made to the college. out the value in protocol in Technically, it provides dealing with a prospective longwood with a means of local contributor. Selling of programs control of private gifts that would is done "in an environment where otherwise have to be placed into the person is accustomed . . . the state treasury because of iYou) don't want to appear Ix)ngwood's status as a state- snobbish, but discreet in gaining supported institution. support for the college. It is a Mr. James B. Bourne, Jr., tool, an asset for contacts." President of Franklin Federal The Foundation holds three Savings and Ixian, presides over annual fund drives during the a prestigious board of successful year, a faculty and staff drive, an career persons in such fields as alumni drive and a business banking, politics, manufacturing oriented drive. The traditional and education. Mr. George parents' drive is also an Bristol, Director of College important financial source. This Relations and also a member of is held in September so that the board emphasizes the ad- contributions may be filtJ as a vantages of having * tax advantage before the end of coordinated, concerned effort the yeai. looking toward the future, comprised of people who. board endorsed a "without any pay, give of their the time and resources" of which recommendation to consider their "expertise in business and funding for an outdoor swimming influence within the state" are pool to broaden physical crucial assets in acquiring funds education facilities and to aid in for the school. Their terms recruitment in the coming years. extend for a period of three According to Mr. Bristol the idea years. was agreed upon as "one that Sponsoring such specific seems to have merit" and "is programs as longwood Scholars. under investigation." The college Sully Gallery, the Sydnor may also need to look toward the foundation as a means of documentary, and according to Mr. Bristol, "a lot of little things financing the proposed physical in all departments," the overall education building should the concern of the I/mgwood College bond referendum fall through. Mr. Bristol is optimistic about Foundation lies in institutional advancement. Revenues gained the successful implementation of through increased enrollment, the Longwood College successful placement of Foundation's goals for the graduates and status of alumni coming year. That "all annual who achieve outstanding funds have increased is a recognition in their fields all significant indication that people contribute to a positive image of are pleased with the college."


By CATY RAFF ERTY legislative Board has formed an adhoc committee that is responsible for drawing up the constitution for investigation committee. This committee feels that the student body should be aware of the responsibilities of the proposed investigations committee. The investigation committee will be made up of eight members and a chairman. Two people will be elected from their respective class. The chairman will be elected by the student body. When an offense or violation of either Residence or Judicial board has occurred, the chairman of the investigations committee will be notified. He or she will then delegate any two members of the committee to do the investigation. After the investigation the committee as a whole will meet to review the facts. No names under any circumstances will be mentioned at this time. The committee will decide if there is a need for a trial. If a trial is needed, the chairman of the respective board will then be notified. If the committee feels that a trial is unnecessary, it will go no further. During a trial the two investigators of that case will present the facts to the board. The rest of the trial procedures will remain the same. All of this is just a proposal that has not yet been approved. We would appreciate any feedback from the student body. Please contact Caty Rafferty, Box 797.

LOG Teaches Of The Greal Outdoors By LORI DAVIS If you're interested in camping, hiking, canoeing, bicycling, or caving, now you can be a part of any of this . . . and more!! There is a new club on Ixmgwood's campus called the I/Higwood Outdoor Club (IXX1). Mr. George Stonikinis, the coordinator of the new group, is the man you want to get to know, if you love the outdoors. He became interested in this sort of thing when he was in college — especially caving. So last spring, he began reading news articles, as well as visiting other campuses and looked into the possibility of starting an outdoor program at Iiongwood. As he put it, "When we say we're going to do these things, we are' This group will be a way for interested people to learn a mature, rational approach to conducting outdoor activity." There will also be sectional leaders for the group, being either students or people in the community capable of instructing in a certain field. LOG is not liable for any of its members. It is merely a linkage for interested people to get involved in these great opportunities. There will be weekly meetings. There will also be speakers — some of the upcoming subjects to be presented are "back-packing kayaking, and survival in the outdoors." The club will have access to maps, too, as there will be trips to various places. According to Mr. Stonikinis, "Right off, I anticipate camping, caving, canoeing and hiking." The club will also offer climbing, hunting, fishing, skiing, and ecology. So come on!!! This promises to be a great thing! Be a part of the great outdoors'

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Soap Operas And Sound Effects


Tuesday. October 25,1977

Part Of Radio And Television By LINDA CARRILLO Halloween, soap operas, and sound effects are a part of the curriculum for Speech 311, the radio and television course taught by Mr. Robert J. Woodburn. Divided between lectures and actual practice, the course deals mainly with basic techniques. Mr. Woodburn commented that more emphasis is placed on radio broadcasting since the "basics learned in radio could be adequately transferred to television." Students in the class carry out the theory with their own radio program, SRO (Standing Room Only) The taped material is broadcasted Tuesdays from 1:15 to 1.30 p.m. on Farmvili j'a radio station, WFIX). Preparation for the program involves learning about the operation of a typical radio station. The students experiment with script writing, sound effects, music, commercials, and public

Concerning the FM station, he service announcements. They emphasized that the "primary also write a drama script and reason is to serve as a better tape it for a semester project. The technical aspects of radio communications source on such as microphone techniques campus although it will cover the and the control board operation Farmville community." The of turn tables, microphones and Ixmgwood station would present tape recorders are also explained all types of music, campus news all departments, in the course. During the from interviews, and school and lectures, Mr. Woodburn community events. He continued discusses the history and the terminology of radio and that with a campus radio station, many of the events could be television. Kit Orsi, one of the members of covered live. The speech professor said that the class, said it was fun and increased interest in the field of interesting, although "you have radio and television may lead to a to put time into it." He added that major in communications. the students choose the subjects for the SRO program He said Presently, I-ongwood only offers that they "devise the characters, a few courses that deal with the make up dialogues, use sound mass media. The radio and television course effects and music" in the is unique in that all students are programs they tape. Mr. Woodburn believes that able to benefit from the results of interest in the course will expand the study, application of the if I/mgwood's application to the lectures, and creativity of the Federal Communications class members by listening to Commission is granted for an FM SRO on Tuesdays at 1:15. station.

CROP Rock-A-Thon Saturday By MARY IXHJISE PARRIS Another CROP Rock-a-thon is coming up! The Wesley Foundation is planning to hold the second annual CROP Rock-athon October 29, 1977 from 6:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Lankford Student Center. What is a rock-athon? It is a fund raising project where the participants have sponsors who pay them a certain rate per hour to rock in rocking chairs. Last year rock-a-thon participants raised $1400 for CROP and this year the goal is $1500. In order to reach this goal, everyone's help is needed — either as a "rocker" or a sponsor. "Rockers" need not spend the entire day rocking, they can come early or late, but the more hours "rocked," the more money for CROP! All money raised will be donated to CROP which is the Community Hunger Appeal for Church World Service. CROP helps around the world in time of disaster by providing food, and clean water resources. CROP helps people help themselves in more than 30 countries by providing seed, fertilizer, roads, dams, irrigation systems, schools and family planning clinics. There is an estimated 460 million badly malnourished people in the world today. Many

Donna Adams displays such works as her Univalve No. 3 Now in the Showcase (iallery, Umtford.

"Stairsteps?" To Be Presented

someone to rock, contact Marjorie Upshaw (Cox 212) or I>aura Barker (Wheeler 115) or call the Wesley Foundation (392On Tuesday, November 1,1977, direction of Keeny Manley, Jan 4933). You will be taking a the Oral Interpretation Class will Turner, Kit Orsi. and Linda Kulp positive step in helping to relieve present a program entitled will be given. Hie children's someone's hunger pangs. "Stairsteps?" for students and story of The Three Bears will Ixfaculty. The presentation will be acted with a flair of jazz, oriental, given in the Studio Theater of Shakespearean, and space Jarman Hall at 1:00 p.m. with no influence. Bene Blake, Diannc admission and will consist of Morris, Meryl Whelps, tarry choral readings, poetry, prose Mann, Robin Jenkins, and and soliloquy. Some original Barbara Wood will n ad works by Iinda Kulp, Vicky humorous and serious selections. Mann, and Linda Moore will be Monologues will be acted by Alan Boone, Vicky Mann, and Iinda performed. Beth Bailey will welcome the Kulp. Valerie Davis, Lcslee high praise to Miss Williams, audience and explain the purpose Evans, Denise Giond, and Sharon Bv PAULA JOHNSON Norma Williams of Longwood's saying: Miss Williams has a of the program. The theme Miller will also participate in this Department of Music will more extensive background in "Stairsteps?" was selected to program. All faculty members and perform in the second of Faculty the area of performance than show the various stages in life students are invited to attend. Recitals on October 30, 1977, at anyone on the staff. Her years as from childhood to adulthood. 4:00 p.m. in Molnar Recital Hall. a professional performer in Choral readings under the Her accompanist will oe Frieda Europe have been valuable in her Myers, also of the Music teaching here at I-ongwood." Miss Williams joined the staff Department. three years ago. She has been Miss Williams' program will featured in Handel's The Messiah include the works of Handel, Bononcini, Pergolesi, Paisiello, with the Richmond Symphony. There is no charge for the Mozart, and Brahms. Featured also will be three songs by performance and all are invited Debussy and a song cycle by Ned to attend. Rorem. Mr. Rorem is a recent Pulitzer winning composer. He October 27 will also be a guest at Ixmgwood Open Mike —Snack Bar for a three-day symposium in the 8:00 -10:30 FREE spring. Dr. James McCray, chairman JR. October 28 of the Music Department, gave I jght Snow — Disco Dance — I.awn Dining Hail 9:00-1:00 P.M.-50c RING DANCE

may go days without food and perhaps months without a decent meal. Why don't you plan to give a few hours of your time or a few dollars of your money this Oct. 29 to help stop hunger? If interested in either rocking or sponsoring

Second Faculty

Recital Sunday



Get Your Beer Here. . . Stroll Beer Ads Stir Controversy (CPS) - It could be called the beer that made Nigeria famous. But it is being called offensive and racist. The Stroh Brewing Company recently ran an advertisement depicting the beer-drinking habits of the Kofyar tribe of Nigeria in 65 newspapers. Students at Kent State University were among the first to boycott the beer until the company made an appropriate apology for what they called a "bigoted and insensitive ad." James Telisky, Stroh's advertising manager disclaimed any intent to offend viewers and

that he was "sorry to learn the interpretation of this particular vignette assumed that Stroh's created an ad uncomplimentary to the black race." Stroh's intends to run a monthly series of 11 ads, each representing a different race, to be published with the intent to make the messages "entertaining but accurate." The facts for the Nigerian ad were taken from an article in the Science Digest (February 1963) "Ancient Beverage Center of Cultural Focus," written by a Chicago anthropologist.

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Tuesday, October 25,1977

Circus Brings Magic endulge. Jim Judkins as Ringmaster introduced the versatile performers as they entered the arena. Acrobats, Bret and Michelle, on foot and on the trampoline did various flips and somersaults. Next, an aerial ballet left the audience breathless and truly fascinated. Ray Oxenreider, Head of the Animal Department, intrigued the little children with the pony, Filibuster. Filibuster is a friend of mine. The pony did a few tricks and prancod around the ring. Four dogs entertained next, jumping through hoops and wirewalking. Budd Gilyard next juggled with everything from rubber balls to flaming torches. Gosh, mom, he was so good. I wish 1 could do that. The "Human Pin Cushion," Jonathon, seemingly at ease, rode a unicycle every which way. A girl sat on his shoulders and he was still able to ride. Then it was time for some humor, "Kadee" and "Modeen." Their antics had the children giggling and the adults smiling. Everyone loves a clown! Guess whose turn it was then. It was mine. And you know what I did, mom? I put two feet on a stool. I did really well. You would IJsa. The Baby Elephant, was a major source of distraction to have been proud of me. I wore a students. Photos: Nancy Cosier really pretty chain on my head and they announced my name arms of their parents. The two draped about her neck. Better when I entered the ring. Yep! I llamas. Sha and Sulton, are her than me. I shook with fear really close friends of mine. I while she posed very much at wish you could meet them, mom, ease and smiling all the time. but you'd have to be careful Boy, mom. that boa scares me because they like to spit on you. more than King Cobras back I've tried to teach them better home. manners but they just won't The courageous "Human Pin listen. Cushion" performed next. What Within minutes, the voice of does it take for a bare-chested David Scott, the announcer and a man to lie upon a bed of nails and magician, attracts everybody's support the weight of another attention and the crowd soon person, or to stick a knitting congregates in front of the stage. needle through his arm which is I heard David say once that he not pierced? deep really likes traveling, the hard concentration, a developed body work and the excitement of or a lot of courage? Well, performance and from what I've whatever it is, Jonathon seen, he gets his share of it. He Hickerman definitely has it. He did a magic irick and no matter may grimace in pain while how carefully the people performing but it is observed his materials or hand, successful and his stunt is most how it was done still remainad a effective. The only thing I've ever baffling mystery. heard him say about this is T Next, Miss Serpentina hopped love it." Gee, mom, will I be able up on the stage but she was not to do things like that when I grow alone Her reptilian friend, a boa up'.' constrictor, was comfortablv Jim Judkins, Circus Kirk's Jack-of-all-Trades. does The Ringmaster announces the everything from assuming the role of Ringmaster to waking next act. everybody up in the morning. But one thing that Jim likes to do best is eating fire. Mom, this man is incredible. The crowd tonight watched him in awe and fascination as he placed a flaming wand in his mouth. What really amazes me is that he looks like he's really enjoying himself. It looks too painful to be fun. As soon as the Sideshow ends, the seemingly enthusiastic crowd moves on toward the "highlight" of the evening, the Big Top. Some people, coaxed by eager children, paused at the Souvenir Stand, the Concession Stand or to be photographed with the zaniest of zaniest, the Circus Kirk clowns, Kadee" and "Modeen." I like watching the clowns. The music of "The Circus Kirk Overture" drifts from one end of the Big Top, inviting spectators in. Young men walk around offering cotton candy, popcorn, cold joiiaiiiuu iwckcraian one drinks and my favorite, peanuts, A delighted audience giggles at the antics of Kadee and Modeen. to the crowd. I saw a lot of people wheels it around the ring.

By DEBBIE MOl I. Dear Mom, Gosh, it's quiet now and dark, too. The stars are so bright. Hey, mom, one of them is winking at me. I'm going to make a wish. Everything is so peaceful now. Circus Kirk is sleeping. I feel so alone yet contented. Did you ever feel that way, mom'.' Do you know why I'm so happy9 because Circus Kirk is my family, because we made everyone smile I(iday and because I got to eat an awful lot of peanuts'. I don't know where to begin telling you about today. Everything was so fun and exciting. Hoy, mom, you would not believe all the work that has to be done when setting up a circus. The thing that is really great about Circus Kirk is that everyone helps, even the clowns. I heard T. J., the boss of the Big Top, r that's the biggest tent) tell someone that there is "very good interaction" among members of the crew. Mom, what does interaction mean'.' Anyway, everyone worked diligently setting up the trailers and tents. The echo of stakes being driven into the ground was continually heard throughout the morning. Hut I just stood there gazing idly about. Erequently some curious student that happened to be ambling by would come over and talk to me. 1 sure got a lot of attention today. Well, the hours passed by and before I knew it, it was time to get the show on the road" il call that "Circus Talk"). Many enthusiastic people, young and old, eagerly awaited admittance into the Sideshow Tent to watch the incredible stunts that were to be performed. The first sideshow performance began at 6:00. People ma) have been anxious before thej entered by the looks of fascination and disbelief on their faces afterwards was priceless. When you first enter the tent, to your right is what Circus Kirk calls the "Petting Zoo." It is much fun watching the little children and their reactions to the animals. Some girls and boys marched bravely up to a Coat and petted it while others look a step, changed their minds and dashed back to the waiting

did real well. But, mom, when it comes right down to it, I owe everyting to Doc Boas. He's the manager of Circus Kirk. I heard him talking the other day and everything that he said really touched me. He's the greatest! Doc was saying, "We project these images of youth. We have new acts that have the old snap, bang and vitality. What happens inside the tent, we think comes very close to the real theatre. As a professor or in the role as an educator, I have absolutely unlimited belief in the abilities of young people to do things. All they need is an opportunity. I enjoy working with people in this age group. I relate to them." I can't think of a nicer man to work for. I heard Jackie Carter, a French Horn player in the band, say. "I enjoy the magic of the circus." Magic. You know, mom. she's right! Well, it's late. I'm going to munch on some hay and then go to bed. I/)ve, Lisa

M emones By DEBBIE NORTHERN Her Field had its lacrosse cages exchanged for tents, food booths and campers for the all student circus, Circus Kirk, on October 5. '"Welcome Ladies and Gentlemen and children of all ages'" This traditional cry marked the beginning of the circus performance. Then the show began — with acrobats, jugglers, clowns, and stubborn trained animals. But have you ever wondered what happens AFTER the last show? Well several lx>ngwood students got a first hand chance to see and participate in the Final Act — the clean-up crew. As the smell of freshly popped popcorn fades, the brass band packs up anu the performers change, the hardy clean-up crew went to work taking down the bleachers, wrapping up ropes, and, finally, to roll up the Big Top and help hoist the large canvas onto the truck. All this activity lasted about an hour and a half — with the pay at $1.50. A lot of hard work for little? ... don't bet on it. The volunteer's consensus was that it was most educational to see what kind of work needs to be done at a Circus, something other people have no chance to see. In fact, some of the L.C. workers thought helping out was so much fun that they considered running away with the Circus. Unfortunately no one quite filled the qualifications of a trombone player or any assistant electrician — which were the services Circus Kirk needed. One girl offered to try learning the trombone "real quick." For those of you who just were entertained by Circus Kirk, you really missed an interesting experience. The Big Top came down with a whoosh ... the Circus got picked up and packed up . . . ready for its six o'clock departure time. The next day Her was restored to its soccer and lacrosse functions. And I — however much I wanted to — could not drag myself from sleep to wave goodby to Lisa the Elephant.

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Courts Rule One-Year Probation For Peterson By DEBBIE MOUL Karl Peterson's case came before Prince Edward County Court Friday, Oct. 21. Mr. Boswell, Peterson's lawyer motions to Karl and together they approach the table and sit down. Commonwealth Attorney, William F. Watkins sits to the left. Ix)ngwood College Campus Policeman, Officer Webb and Prince Edward County Police officer, John Hickman sit to the right. Judge Hay presides. The charge is stated-control and possession of marijuana. The trial is underway. An affidavit, a sworn statement in writing, is needed and must be filed in order to issue a search warrant, a legal writ authorizing an officer to take action as in making an arrest, se:zure or search. Karl's lawyer, Boswell charged that such a warrant was not made. It was later stated that an affidavit was indeed filed in the district court but not in the circuit court. Several texts were cited regarding laws or cases concer .ed with search and seizure. Boswell stated that the warrant is to say exactly what and why the search is being conducted. Judge Hay responded by saying that the issue now is not the validity of the search warrant. "Whether he (Karl) has been prejudiced or not is the issue." A search warrant must state that the thing searched for constitutes evidence for the commission of the offense. Commonwealth Attorney,


Male Students Mourn Performers' Death

By DEBBIE MOLL the warrant stated that I'M route from Greenville. S. ('.. morphene and paraphernalia to Baton Rouge, I.ouisiana. ;i were the articles to be searched chartered plane carrying the for. Judge Hay responded by famed Lynyrd Skynyrd rock saying that the possession of band crashed in a wooded area 2 marijuana is a crime in itself. miles northeast of the UuisianaParaphernalia does not include Mississippi line killing lead pipes, bongs and the like but. singer, Ronnie Van Zant. Steve instead refers to syringes, Gaines, guitarist, vocalist, needles and similar materials. Cassie Gaines, Dean Kilpatnck. The individual filing the affidavit a member of the entourage, the must rely on a reliable source. pilot and the co-pilot were also Boswell questioned the reliability killed in the crash. The plane of the source. The warrant was having run out of gas, plunged for the search of his person, not into a densely wooded area just his habitation. The informant had 200 yards from an open field seen morphene on his person, not which the pilot had evidently in his home. Boswell claimed that attempted tc reach. this was not reason enough for a The tragic death of these magistrate to issue a search performers has not brushed warrant, unless there was some allegation to some crime going on within the dwelling-but in this case there was none. A search warrant must state that something, contraband is in a specific place at a specific time. Judge Hay stated that the only By NANCYCOLELLA way to confirm any beliefs is by Allan Bakke, a 37-year-old going to the most logical place engineer, applied to the which is his home. Boswell said University of California at Davis that you are likely to go too far School of Medicine in 1972, when when searching-his home, his he was turned down; he was grandmother's house. Where do rejected a second time when he you draw the line? applied in 1973. Mr. Bakke claims Several other comments were that in not admitting him, the made and questions raised school violated the equal rights concerning the reliability of the granted him by the 14th source and the validity of the amendment. warrant. Boswell rested his case The 14th Amendment reads. by saying that the warrant should "No state shall . . . deny to any be dismissed. As far as Karl is person ... the equal protection of concerned, having been expelled the laws." However, according to from school is enough. the Washington Post, the Judge Hay placed Karl Supreme Court may make its Peterson on probation for the decision on the basis of Title VI. a period of one year. If he is caught civil rights law, instead of the with or near drugs, Karl must go 14th Amendment, which reads. back to court with the possibility "No person in the United States of facing a jail sentence. Boswell shall, on the ground of race. and Karl appealed and Karl was color, or national origin, be then released on his own excluded from participation in, recognizance and must return to be denied the benefits of. or be court on November 22 to appeal subjected to discrimination his illusion of stability is shaken again. Smiling, Karl Peterson under any program or activity as he begins to doubt his left the courtroom. receiving federal financial capacities as a thinker and as a husband to his volatile wife Rita. Lisa Hughes, cast as Rita, assumes the role of a lonely, sensual woman of substantial wealth who, although she provides Allmers financial stability, is actually an upsetting force to her husband's quiet, introverted world. Asta, played by Juliana Worsham, is Allmers' sympathetic half-sister who, because she processes the capacity for maternal empathy that Rita lacks, becomes a surrogate mother for their crippled child Little Eyolf portrayed by 12 year old Clifford Peale. Doug Massey, as Borheim, pursues Asta hoping to marry her but is kept from this because of her steadfast allegience to her half brother and his son. The last role and perhaps one of the most haunting is that of the Rat Wife, played by Barbara Wood. The "shriveled," Pied Piper ridder of Rats, is a folk figure type who is certainly symbolic of the guilt and hate the parents feel for the child and more generally, of the instinctual forces that cause the characters to change. Now that the characters have been psychologically sketched and assembled in place, it only remains for you to take your place as an audience and watch them become undone. Dr. Paton Lockwood of the department describes the play as one that, J&W SALES COMPANY Lynchburg, Va. "strips away the masks these people wear."

Watkins called Policeofficer, John Hickman to the stand. He was asked to repeat exactly what happened on the night of Karl Peterson's arrest. That night, Hickman had been informed that Karl Peterson was in possession of morphene. Karl was in the snack bar at the time. She, the informant, state that Karl was saying that he had purchased ten bottles of morphene for $55.00 and that he did, indeed have one bottle of the substance with him at the time. She said that Karl, holding a bottle up, had said, "This is morphene." He had bought the bottles of morphene and needed to "get rid" of them. When the police officers arrived at Karl's dormitory room, they found on one. They posted a copy of the warrant on a bookshelf. A desk drawer had been left open and it was here that they found a ceramic jug, a pipe fixture containing residue. They continued to search and it was then they found one small pipe and one small bag of a greenish-brown substance, 0.5 grams of marijuana. Karl possessed a foot locker which had been locked at the time. The officers broke the lock, opened the trunk and found an 18" long pipe, a bong. They did not know what morphene looked like. Hickman stated he had known the informant approximately six months and did not know the informer to be a user of hard drugs. Boswel). stated to the court that

lightly over the Longwood Campus. Lynyrd Skynyrd was very much alive on third floor Frazier Sunday as shocked students continiously played the band's albums throughout the day. On behalf of the floor's residents concerning the occurrence. Robbie Ford said "we're all shook up. I was real sad to hear it." He had heard the news in the dining hall and upon returning to third floor, heard the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd from virtually every room. Robbie immediately put on an album in tribute to the band. Students feel sad about hearing such tragic news concerning someone famous like L.S.. something thai "we've admired for so long."

Reverse Discrimination In Bakke Case

Longwood Players

Present "Little Eyolf" By BRIDGET SCHERZ Before Fall Break when the outbound all-of-us were either sitting around on suitcases procrastinating away those last few days until Friday or scrambling frantically through Mid-terms, there were some students looking beyond the week long pause to early December and the next theatrical production in Jarman. Crew chiefs, technical workers, cast, and stage personnel were chosen that week for Danish playwright Henrik Ibsen's play "Little Eyolf" to be produced Dec. 7-10 by the 1,-ongwood Players and the Department of Speech and Dramatic Arts. "Little Eylof" is the ninth in a series of twelve "cycle plays" in which Ibsen explores various levels of human experience through the medium of the stage. This particular slice of experience focuses on what happens when a quiet, introspective individual is confronted with physical and psychological dilemmas. This first character, Allmers, portrayed by Ken Neimo, is a bookish, self-defined "meditative man" who holds a grand opinion of his own intellectual prowness. As a man never faced with pressure, he is adept at saying the "right thing at the right time" and it is in this self-wrought facade of the rock-solid intellectual that lies the potential dangerousness of his character. In the wake of the incedents that touch him in the play however,

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assistance." U. C. at Davis receives such federal aid, but the program at iheir medical school reserves lt> out of 100 openings for minority students i black, t'hicano, etc.), who are chosen under a separate admissions policy. According lo "Newsweek" magazine. tinDavis medical school, founded in 1%8. had no previous record of discrimination, and since minority students need to prove that intentional discrimination occurred consistently over a number of years before a quota system could be put into effect. this did not apply t<> UC-Davis However, at most institutions, the loss of the quota system would mean the return to discrimination against minorities and cancel out the progress made in the past two decades An important factor in the eyes of the institution is that an increase in minority students leads lo increased state and federal

funding. The Supreme Court's decision, whatever il will be. will have repercussions across the nation at the admissions, graduate, and undergraduate levels


Minor Established By BRIDGET SCHERZ A new program initiated September 27 by the Academic Policies Committee will enable I/ongwood students to pursue a minor in Anthropology. '11ns new minor sequence, under the auspices of the Social Science Department, requires that the student complete a minimun of 18 hours in Anthropology, i) hours of which are prerequisite courses Anthro 201, 202, and MO and the remaining !i hours to be fulfilled by various Anthropology electives. As these courses are offered on a rotating basis, prospective minors should indicate an interest to the Social Science cirriculum chairperson Dr. Mary Cristo so that the student can coordinate his schedule to complete these requirements in time for graduation. Course offerings in Anthropology are described in the new curriculum catalog and it should be noted that courses taken for express credit in Anthropology may not be applied in cross reference for Sociology.

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Photos Bv !Nanc\. LorL k<

Blue And White Spirit Prevails


By DEBBIE NORTHERN Visitors, students, and staff enjoyed the festive air of Oktoberfest Weekend. Children of all ages smiled and laughed at the antics of the 21 crazy Klowns, played Mdway games, and ate everything from hot dogs to cotton candy. The day was filled with exciting events, such as the H20 Shows, a hockey game, puppet shows, music and color rush. Even Count Dracula made an appearance on the Midway. One of the most popular Midway events was the "Dunking Booth", where members of the staff and student volunteers were periodically immersed in water by zealous Softball throwers. This activity provided a marvelous opportunity for students to take out hostilities on their teachers or get back at one of their friends. Those persons sitting precariously over the water certainly did their best to provoke the throwers, suggesting that they get glasses or putting down their athletic abilitities. Most of the throwers were able to make them swallow their words, or at least a mouthful of water.

Some other Midway games tested basketball and golf skills. Of course, if one wished to take a break from the Midway, he could always refresh himself in the Beer Garden. No one had to ask where it was located, they just followed the steady stream of beer lovers up to the Dining Hall roof. Spirits ran high as the Reds, Greens, and Blues competed in a variety of events at Color Rush. Such antics as the Klowns trotting and skipping around the field in the relay kept the tension of rivalry from getting too intense. But still all the teams energetically passed mattresses over their heads, threw water ballons, ran on 'three legs" and sorted shoes. Everyone particpating had a good time. Oktoberfest night closed with the Alumni Chi Walk and everyone's favorite occupation, eating the immense clown cake. As long as Oktoberfest remains a part of tangwood, spirit and friendly competition will prevail, provding an entirely unique atmosphere to the college campus.

Skits Climax Weekend By LISA CUMBEY After an exhausting day of competing in the Color Competition, watching the water shows and hockey game, shopping and playing games at

booths, listening to the band concert and just mingling in a crowd estimated at 4,000 people and joining in the other festivities of Octoberfest, hundreds of people packed Jarman Hall to



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)ebbie. Jo, And Dave view the Red and Green skits Saturday night. In the skits, the scripts, songs, music, sets, costumes — everything is created by the students particpating. The skits are also the last phase in the Color Competition. Send in the Klowns! And that they did to open the show. The Klowns did stunts and just plain acted crazy to get laughs from the audience. Linda Crovatt, Klown Advisor as a member of Geist, was herded to the stage and given a gift for giving such great moral support to the Klowns in those long nights of practice and throughout Octoberfesi, and for being "one hell of a girl." The ushers and usherettes welcomed the audience and put everyone in a German spirit by doing a German dance. Erom some of the steps executed in the dance, I gathered that these people must be very coordinated. The Green and White skit was performed first. It was about life, and which road in life you (Self) would take: good or evil. Some of the evils portrayed in the skit, such as Vanity, Hatred, Snobbishness, Jealousy and others were reflected in Self. But Innocence, represented by sparkling children, was also a part of Self. Parts of the skit were humorous (Twofaced Linda Paschall's "OH GROSS!"), but most of the skit was very deep and moralistic. Self eventually cast aside Temptation and joined Innocent. Which path would you have taken? The Klowns came on again, after playing games with the children in the audience. (I overheard one Klown asking a little boy, "Do you remember where you were sitting??") They did stunts such as dive rolls over five people, cartwheels, back flips, etc. Then came the big moment: Squash. Squash is the

21 klown pyramid. With Linda Crovatt kneeling on stage in front of them, talking them through it, they attempted this great feat, but failed on the first try. One of the klowns shouted, iiet's hold it for the cameras!" and they tried again and almost made it, but not quite. On the third try, they did it — that 21 klown pyramid was up! After the Klowns finished jumping around congratulating each other came the Red and White skit. Theirs was a very touching story of a "thirteen year old woman" trying to decide where she belonged; outside romping around on the baseball field and eating ice cream with the other kids or reading etiquette books and improving her posture. Nelly, portrayed by Gay Kampfmueller, finally decided with a little persuasion from Polly (Susan White) and a tantasical trip to a place that was much like a picture she had painted "a long time ago, when she was a child," where there were children playing games, to not try to give up youth too soon, to take one day at a time. Tension was rising as the audience waited for the judges to tally the scores and announce the winner. Since all of the other competitions of the day had tallied to a 324-324 tie, the winner of the skits would decide the over-all winner of the fextival. The Red and Whites won the skits with 954 points, causing utter pandemonium from the Senior and Sophomre classes. Following the skits was the annual alumni Chi walk and the cutting of the Oktoberfest cake (which weighed somewhere around 400 pounds). This ended the events of the day and the Oktoberfest week end. Everyone retired exhausted and drained, but elated with the fact that Oktoberfest der Geist was again a success.



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Men's Golf Gets Varsity Status

Hockey Team Takes 3 Games, Drops One By DEBBIE NOKTHF.KN The logwood hockey team traveled to compete against rivals William and Mary October 4. The varsity team was down at the half 2-0. Fven after Terry Voit and Juli Dayton each scored a goal, they fell 5-2. The JV team also was behind at the half, but they scored three goals in the second half to end the game in a 3-3 tie. Scoring for the Dmgwood JV was Suzanne Ash with two and Debi Kinzel with one. October 6 the team hosted Westhampton. I-ongwood held a 2-0 lead at half with goals by Terry Voit and Carol Filo. Voit scored again early in the second half. Unfortunately L.C. failed to keep up their momentum, allowing Westhampton to score three quick goals. The game officials arranged a playoff on penalty corners, where each team would have three corners in which to try to score. Terry Donahue scored a goal on Lon^wood's first corner. Westhampton was unable to score due to Ix>ngwood's fine

defensive play. Therefore Ix)iigwood took a 4-3 victory. The JV defeated Westhampton by a score of 2-0. Debi Kinzel and Suzanne Ash each popped in a goal. I,ongwood took double victories over I.ynchburg. Terry Voit scored both goals in the 2-0 win for the varsity, while Jackie Steer scored one goal and Debi Kinzel scored two in the 3-1 JV win. During Oktoberfest, Ixmgwood defeated the Virginia Beach Club 2-0 before a large crowd of spectators. Terry Voit and Juli Dayton each popped in a goal. The Beach Club graciously agreed to play a 20 minute game with the JV team, which ended in a scoreless tie. The Varsity now stands at 6-2 and the JV at 4-1. Today both teams will travel to take on Virginia Commonwealth University. Thursday they go away to Old Dominion University. Saturday a small tournament will be held at home with the Richmond Club and University of North Carolina Greensboro.

The Intercollegiate Athletic Council of Ixwigwood College awarded varsity status today to ÂŤ*ÂŁ*.. the men's golf team. The new intercollegiate team, which was classified as an interest group last year, will be coached by Dick Williamson. Williamson has already scheduled six matches for the spring. On its nine-hole course at I-ongwood Estates, the team will host matches with Averett, Mary Washington, North Carolina Wesleyan, and Hampden-Sydney. The Ix)ngwood team will travel to compete with Greensboro College, UNC-Greensboro, and Virginia Wesleyan. A coeducational institution since June, 1976, Ixmgwood College is presently fielding men's soccer and basketball Long wood's offense tries to score another goal against teams in addition to the new Photo by Jo Woo men's golf team scheduled to Westhampton. compete this spring.

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SPORTS 22 Riders Compete In Horse Show

By DEBBIE NORTHERN Twenty-two riders participated in the lancer's Fall Horse Show held at Hampden-Sydney Stables Friday, October 21. There were 12 classes and four divisions. Beginner, Advanced Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced. Ribbons were awarded to the winners in each class and division winners received awards donated by Martin the Jeweler. Before each class the riders drew for one of the eight horses available for the show. The Show Judge was Ms. Joanne Jones, Ringmaster was Mr. Fred Linton, Stewards were Ms. Sally Bush and Ms. Cindy Feazell, The teamwork of Scottie Capehart and Cindy Dropeski is Announcer was Donna Nickols and Secretary was Lori obstructed by a Virginia Beach Club player. Fehrenbach. Show Chairmen were Debbie Cross and Kathie Marth. (Continued on Page 10)

Volleyball Wins Home Match Over Hollins

The tangwood College women's volleyball team claimed an Important victory at home Wednesday. October !>. against Hollins College. After losing to Hollins in the first game b) a score of 15-10. the LongWOOd team won the match by taking the next three games 15-9. 15-8. 15-!). Playing before a capacity crowd in Her gym. I-onguood took the lead early in the first game with individual players Debbie Brown and Meg Cook spiking well However, better teamwork benefited Hollins as the) captured the lead and won by five points. The turning point in the match came in the second game as Ixmgwood began its comeback Holding its own early in the game, the home team steadily worked up to lead by as much as seven points, and Cook blasted two spikes for the winning points. Good net play paid off for Ixmgwood during the third game

with Teri Dunnivant substituting for injured spiker Debbie Brown. Brown was able to return to playlater in the game. The score remained close until Ixmgwood pulled ahead to lead 10-8. The LC defense held Hollins for the rest of the game, and the offense chalked up five more points. Terry Johnson scoring the winning point on a dramatic putawaj. Hollins took the lead ui the fourth game, but on Brown's serves the l.ongwood team worked up to a 6-6 tie. Ixmgwood commanded the lead for the rest of the game, executing solid defense agains Hollins" attempts to come back. Cook's on-the-line serve ended the game at 15-9 and won the match for Ungwood. The victory brought I-ongwood's record to 5-3. Coach Carolyn Price and her team travel to VCU to compete against George Mason University and Virginia Tech on October 18.

Faith Foster on Jet Clipper and Jill Rupp on Donna walk their horses around the barn. Photo by Debbie Northern

Golf Team Ursi In Tournament Iongwood College placed first in the Virginia Federation of Intercollegiate Sports for Women - ^feM^V Golf Tournament held at Spotswood Country Club in Harrisonburg October 14-16. As 1977 V.F.I.S.W. champions, the Ixmgwood golfers hold a title they have claimed five times since the first tournament was held in 1970. leading by thirteen strokes after Saturday's first round, Longwood was declared the winner when a snowstorm prevented completion of the second round on Sunday. V.F.I.S.W. policies state that a tournament can be concluded after eighteen holes in the event of bad weather. Ixmgwood's team total for the eighteen holes was 353. James Madison University was runnerup in the tournament with a score of 366. Low medalist in the rnoto oy Nancy Cosier. tournament was Longwood's Deanna Vanwey, who shot an 84. Longwood watches Hollins set up a play (Continued on Page 9)

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Soccer Loses Two Matches, Beats Mary Washington By Margaret Hammersley On the road last Saturday at Lynchburg College, a crippled soccer team struggled against the JV Hornets, losing 1-5. Absent from the starting line were Kevin Bedworth and Jack Thomas, out on leg and knee injuries. Two reserve fullbacks, Sherif Benshai and T. C. Jones, started on either side of Dunn, who was "playing half speed at best" due to an ankle iniurv. On the forward line. Mark Conte at left outside was suffering a bruised thigh. Coach Williamson cited one problem as having 'not enough people skilled in two or three positions," yet commended the men on their efforts. During the game's first half, the halves and fulls were "not getting the ball to the offensive people." Yet during the second half, the ball was in position, but the offense was not downfield quickly enough. Williamson added that "Lynchburg's offense overloaded us," with eight men forward. Dominating the play, Lynchburg allowed Ixmgwood only two shots on goal, both taken in the second half. With 15:25 into the first half, Lynchburg's

Taylor, assisted by Henry, scored the game's first goal. Assisted by Pelletier, Taylor again scored on a fantastically executed cross at the end of the half. In the second half, after 3:30 off the clock a huddle of reds and blues formed before the Ixmgwood goal. Among locking kleats, Forrester slipped the ball in for Lynchburg's third goal. On an assist by Forrester, Taylor scored his third and Lynchburg's fourth goal. As Goalie Link attempted to slap the ball out of the goal, he and Taylor collided in the air, and the ball bounced in. Working the right side of the field, wing Komornik scored Ixmgwood's one goal on an assist from Hunt on the outside. The goal was timed at seven minutes into the half. The final goal, at 12:10. was scored by Lynchburg's Pelletier, assisted by Forrester. Tomorrow the team travels to once again face Mary Washington. The next home match is slated for Friday, November 4, when Ixmgwood hosts Lynchburg's JV team. In a home match on October 3,


Ix)ngwood fell to Averett College. 1-5. In his first goal of the season, Mark Conte scored late in the second half on an assist by Hunt. Ixmgwood's first victory of the season came October 6 in a home match against Mary Washington with a score of 5-2. The passing forward line scored four goals in the first half. Conte. Komornik and Gilleland all scored on assists from Hunt. Komornik scored again unassisted. Mary Washington's two goals, one unassisted, were scored during the first half. Ixmgwood's final goal in the second half was scored on a spectacular play by Hunt. All alone running down the right side of the field, Hunt rushed the goalie and scored, ending the match 5-2. On Thursday September 29, Ixmgwood lost its match to liberty Baptist on their home field. Coach Williamson has recently been informed that Liberty Baptist had been playing an illelligible member. Through forfeit, our 1-8 loss is now recorded as a win. The soccer team's record now stands at 2-2-1.

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Photo by Dave Yerkes Jerrv Gilleland beats Averett to the ball

Baseball's Heroes Of Yesteryears ball players in history. BvDEBBIE NORTHERN During his career, he played in With the ending of the 1977 10 World Series — only surpassed World Series last week in which by Yogi Berra with 14. His Series the New York Yankees took the title, it is interesting to look back batting average was .342. His first three Series came with at some of the past heroes in the the Boston Red Sox as a pitcher. game. Names that come He began his career with the immediately to mind are Ty Baltimore Orioles in 1914 when it Cobb. Babe Ruth, Walter was still a minor league team. In Johnson, Mickey Mantle and 1920 he went to the Yankees. His Hank Aaron. Outfielder Tyrus Raymond career ended in 1935 with the Cobb played his final game 49 Boston Braves. No one has broken his record of years ago. He was one of three homers in a single game, baseball's first superstars. His although Yankee outfielder record of 4,191 hits still stands. The closest contender, Stan Reggie Jackson tied this record Musical, falls 561 short. During in the last game of the 1977 World Cobb's career, he stole a total of Series. Ruth was one of the original 892 bases. five Hall of Famers. When the first nominees to the Mickey Mantle played in the National Baseball Hall of Fame first World Series game he ever were voted upon in 1936, Cobb received the most votes, topping saw. In 1951 he started in right such stars as Babe Ruth and field for the Yankees and scored Walter Johnson, to become one of the first of his 42 Series runs in the first five players to be the second game. Unfortunately he did not finish enshrined. out his first series. Mantle was Except for a couple of seasons hurt after falling over an with Philadelphia, Cobb played underground sprinkler and for the Detroit Tigers. He was only in three World Series, in damaging his knee. After playing in 11 more World which the Tigers dropped all three decisions. The noted fast ball pitcher Walter Johnson played ball for the Washington Senators. According to Sports Illustrated, before going to a World Series he • made 626 major league appearances and won 376 decisions in 18 years." Johnson played in only two Series — the first, a title clencher over the Giants in which he had a 1-2 winloss pitching record. In his career, he had 416 victories and is second only to Cy Young with 511. He also holds the record of 3,503 shut outs. After Johnson retired from play, he managed the Washington and Cleveland ball clubs. He also was one of the first five players named to the Hall of * m. Fame. Babe Ruth might not have been able to remember names, to him everyone over 40 was Doc and Uwen Koechlein tries for a two under 40 "Keed," but he was definitely one of the all time best hand backhand.

Series, Mantle amassed the following records: 18 home runs, 42 runs scored. 40 runs batted in. 123 t^tal bases, 43 walks, and 54 strikeouts. Mantle played center field for the Yankees from 1951-1968. In 1974 he was voted into the Hall of Fame. Henry Aaron was another great outfielder, playing for the Milwaukee iAtlanta) Braves from 1954-74 and the Milwaukee Brewers from 1974-76. His first World Series was against the Yankees in 1957 in which he totaled three homers. The next year, again against the Yankees, he had a .333 batting average. In his career, Aaron is only behind Pepper Martin and Ixm Brock as a World Series hitter. Aaron broke Babe Ruth's home run record April 8. 1974 by slamming his 715th homer. Throughout the years, baseball fans have seen many marvelous players. These great players will always be remembered, even though their records may one daybe surpassed by future baseball heroes.

Margie Quarles overhand slam.


Mark Conte watches as Ixmgwood scores another point towaru.s victory against Mary Washington. Photo by Dave Phillips

Tennis Team To Play William And Mary Today

The Ixmgwood tennis team fell to Mary Baldwin on October 4. 2-7 in an away match Coach Phyliss Harnss commented, "The score was not Indicative of the play. It was an excellent match." At home, !..('. Kipped VCU October 6, 7-2. Gwen Koechlein Margie Quarle Nan [x»idenheimer, Angie Gerst, and Judy Payne each took their singles matches, while T< McLawhorn and Nan [xjidenheimer and Jill Bacchieri Diane Nash won their doubles matches. October 19, Ixmgwood traveled to Sweet Briar where they took a narrow 5-4 victory Coach Harris said nelthei learn wa\ playing particularly well, hut the matches were clo Presently, Longwood tennis team stands at a 5-4 record. I oach Harris is predicting a winning season if they can win their last few matches. Tomorrow the team will play an William and Mary at home at 2:00 p.m. Friday they will host

their first match with an out of state team, UNC-Green The match is scheduled foi p.m.

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(Continued from Pa Becky Webb ol Ixmgwooi runner-up with an 88. nmate Janet Clements p third with an 89. U golfei Stephens shot a lfii to wii ond flight JMU'sBrenda Baker shol in Friday's competition to v. individual championship She tunshed two strokes ahe., William & Mary's Ti I-ainbach and LongWOod'S B Webb and DeaniM Vanwej The Longwood team hj overall record of 6-2-1 this season The team traveled to Winton ( ountry Club October 20 for a match with Sweet Briar and will dose out its fall by participating in the UNC Invitational October 23-25 and in the Duke Better Ball Tournament November 1.

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Tuesday, October 25,1977

Will The Real "Woody" Please Stand Up By DEBBIE NORTHERN Did you happen to catch that sign with a blue woodpecker on it declaring the fighting Woodies, that was in the Dining Hall a few weeks ago? There seems to be mystery over who derived this possible new nickname for I-ongwood and we made the sign. No one rumored to have been the inventor of the "Woodies" will admit they had anything to do with it. Several Faculty members commented that they saw Dr. Bill McAdams, a member of the Physical Education Department, bring copies of the "Woody" sign to a faculty meeting a few weeks ago. Coach Dick Williamson, Mr. Tom Steinocher, and Dr. Judy Johnson all verified the fact that McAdams brought the signs into I he meeting. Dr. Johnson claims that she was given the designs by McAdams for submission to the nickname committee, but is uncertain where he obtained the name. When questioned, McAdams replied that he denied wanting the Woodies as a college nickname or having anything to do with the sign. McAdams said his suggestions were the Saints, Cardinals, and I.ions. He also said that he had received a memorandum asking him to rank some proposed suggestions in order of his preference or submit his own. McAdams stated that a contest, sponsored by the media should be held to select a nickname, involving the students, alumni, and community. He feels a symbol should be originated to promote school spirit and to be used on fund raising projects. Another "Woody" suspect, Mr. George Bristol. Director of the I.ongwood Foundation, also denied having thought up the name, although he says he likes II He feels the negative feelings expressed by the students for the name "stimualtes interest" and will net the students involved with having a nickname chosen. Bristol added that if people do not like the Woodpecker symbol, it could be changed to something like a woodsman. A finger was also pointed at Registrar. Colonel Ray Gilchrist. He claimed not to know where the nickname originated, but that he had heard it brought up before. Gilchrist believes the nickname to be a "goodone". He also has no idea who did the "Woody" [Mister, and says that it is a "big mystery"'. At the time, an Ad HocCommittee of the Intercollegiate Athletic Committee is considering a list of names submitted by students, alunuii. and faculty. The Committee members are Dr. Carolyn Wells, Mr. Michael Barree. Mr. Emeric Noone, Jr., Dr. Shirley O'Neil. and student Dee Donnalh According to Dr. O'Neil. the Ad Hoc Committee will present a list of choices to the Intercollegiate Athletic Council, who in turn will send them to the Board of Visitors for selection of a school nickname. I Van Wells stated that the list includes the suggestions voted upon last year from the student body. She added that the Committee must present the selections to the Board

November 4. The Board will decide on the college nickname. Dr. T. C. Dalton says the four nicknames which have been brought up will be taken to the coaches for review and that a visual for each will be drawn up. The IA.C. will meet November 2. Dr. O'Neil felt that the "Woody" sign was just a move by Woodie partisans to see the student reaction. The names being considered are the Lions, Blue Jays, Blue Jackets, and the Fighting Woodies according to a Committee member.

It seems that no one wants to own up to originating the nickname "Woodies", which has just come into contention this year, nor seem to be sure who came up with the name.

Horse Show (Continued from Page 8) In the Beginner division, Susan McClellend was named Champion rider, with Jill Rupp in Reserve. In the Advanced Beginner division, Patty Cleyton took the

Champion spot and Amy Timmer was in Reserve. In the Intermediate division, Kathy Redmon placed as Champion, with Paige Bertholf in

Reserve. In the Advanced division, Debbie Cross was named Champion. Kathie Marth took Reserve.

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FROM THE EDITOR . . Pecker Power ? At the moment, no one wants to take credit for the origination of "The Fighting Woodies" as our mascot. I can't blame them. Longwood needs a mascot, but does Longwood need, much less deserve, the Woodies? It would seem that with such a name tacked on to our athletics, we would be subject to a bit of ridicule. The most obvious ridicule, which would take only a short time to develop, would be the replacement of the Woodies with the Peckers. What a heyday other college newspapers would have with a name like the Woodies: "Peckers Splintered By. . .," "W oodies Pecked Down One By One," "Woodies' Feathers Ruffled." And on the sidelines its, "Angered Pecker Coach Flies the Coop!" After hockey games will the opponents huddle and chant "Thank you Longwood" — or will they huddle and chant "Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha!" As the deadline nears, will we be doomed as "the fighting woodies"?. . . How does that cheer go, "Rah! Rah! Rah! Peck 'em in the knee


Tuesday. October 25.1977

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Joan Speaks Out On Wood pec ker§ Dear Editor, Faculty, Students and Staff, I have been here a long time ... I have seen Ixmgwood make many changes and have stood by without murmuring a word. I have borne many indignities — been rolled, turned, and been "ridden on a pony." Have I complained? Now, I realize the school needs a nickname, like other colleges. The students last year came up with a few reasonable choices, but not everyone could agree on a name, so the issue was not settled. But now one man has come onto the campus and without even asking me or the student body, has chosen a nickname for the college — the Woodies. Well now I think it is time I spoke up! 1 have stood for the spirit and love of Ix)ngwood too long to be disregarded entirely as a patron — and replaced by a BIRD. Really - tell me truly Would you like to see me replaced by a statue of a woodpecker to greet visitors to the Rotunda.' With All My Ix>ve, Joan of Arc, "Joanie" (as told to Debbie Northern i

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Dear Editor, Concerning the Slater Food Service, we are sick of finding hair within the food itself. Contrary to Mr. Klassan's belief, most of the hair has not been found on top of the food (which would indicate the waitresses' fault), but cooked within the food product. This would indicate that it was some fault of the people who prepare the food. We would like to site an example which occurred on Monday. October 17. at dinner: Out of a table of seven people, two people found hair in the sparerib sauce, and one found hair entwined in the I-ondon broil. If this was an infrequent occurrance we would not | complain because we realize the

difficulties in institutional food preparation, however; when a minority of the students find this occurring at least once a week, we feel it must be brought to the attention of the Student body. This problem has already been brought to Mr. Klassan's attention who seemed not to care and shrugged us off. If the head of the food service will not make any effort to better this situation, then who will look out for all the students' health. We would like to suggest the following: 1. The waitresses could wear their hair off their shoulders and away from their faces. 2. Hairnets should be worn by

ALL Slater employees. We urge the students to alert Mr. Klassan if any similar problems arise at their tables so that this problem can bo extinguished. Sincerely. Those who are concerned with what goes into their food, Elise A. Canty Ix>ri J. Morgan Cathy A. Powell NOTE : A copy of this letter was sent to: President Willett Mr. Frank Klassan Dining Hall Committee Prince Edward Health Dept.

Absentee Ballot Voting Week The week of October 24-28 has been designated "Absentee Ballot Voting Week" on Virginia's 48 public college campuses by Students for Bonds, a statewide student organization promoting passage of the proposed $125 million bond referendum on November 8. Over 200 student volunteers will take part in activities which, according to state co-chairmen Ken Geroe and Steve Mahan, are the culmination of a three-step process begun last June. "To date, our activities in this campaign have been to inform students of the importance of the passage of this referendum and of the importance of registering to vote," Geroe said. "None of this work becomes meaningful, however, until the student actually registers his or her opinion by voting," he said. "We believe that just about every student who does vote will vote in favor of these five bond proposals. Our task, then, is to turn out this vote." Mahan said. Since most students will vote by

absentee ballot, "we arc giving special emphasis to this area of the campaign in order to make the absentee ballot voting process as easy as possible for all involved." he added. Activities during the week will include notices in the college media regarding procedures for absentee voting, posters and flyers publicizing these procedures, rallies, tables and boothes around the campus, and a special activity to "celebrate" the end of the week's activities on the 28th. •"We are very proud of the way students all across the Commonwealth have devoted Iheir energy, talent and enthusiasm to insure Unsuccessful outcome of this referendum,'' Mahan and Geroe staled, adding, "If we can Continue to get our message across we feel confidenl thai Virginians of all background! will join with these young people in registering their approval ol these bonds at the polls on November 8."


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