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Presidential Installation To Highlight Weekend Janet D. Greenwood, 38, will be officially installed as Longwood College's 20th president in ceremonies to be held Saturday, April 17, at 1:15 p.m. on Wheeler Mall at the College. The first woman to head a four-year public college or university in Virginia, she became president on March 16, 1981. Delegates from 83 universities and colleges, nine community colleges, and 15 learned societies and educational organizations will participate in the academic procession, which will also include the Longwood faculty and the Class of 1982. An additional 139 universities and governmental agencies have sent official congratulations to the new president. Thomas D. Rust, rector of Ixmgwood's Board of Visitors, will install Dr. Greenwood, and she will give an inaugural address. Six prominent Virginians will make brief remarks, They are: U.S. Congressman Dan Daniel; Gene Dixon, Jr. president of Kyanite Mining Corporation; Dr. Duvahl Ridgway-Hull, a Roanoke physician and Longwood alumna; Dr. J. Bryan Brooks,

president of Southside Virginia Community College; Josiah Bunting III, president of Hampden-Sydney College; and Dr. Ronald E. Carrier, president of James Madison University. Welcoming remarks will be made by Rust and by Susan H. May, president of the Organization of Teaching Faculty at Longwood, and Cherie Stevens, president of the Student Government Association. The Rt. Rev. C. Charles Vache, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia, will give the invocation and benediction. Also participating in the program will be the Army ROTC Color Guard, the Camerata Singers, the Concert Band, and senior music major Rebecca Nunez who will lead in the singing of the National Anthem. The theme for the day, "Forward Together," reflects "a revitalized Longwood pursuing a creative new role of service to and leadership in its Southside Virginia neighborhood," according to Rust. Events during the week preceding inauguration include a faculty recital by Thomas

Food Prices Rise In March The Farmville Market Basket margarine. Corn was the only cost $62.19 in March versus $62.11 item showing no price change in February. The increase was a from the previous month. The local survey in April will slight .13 percent. measure "trivia" items as well For the year, food prices in March 1982 actually went down a as the regular market basket list. surprising 1.93 percent from Pricing for gasoline and oil products should be of interest. March 1981. The Farmville market basket The market basket survey for Farmville now includes only study is a project of the three chain stores — Safeway, Economics Seminar class at Big Star, and Winn-Dixie. With Longwood College under the the closing of Bob's Supermarket direction of Dr. Anthony B. Finncial support for last month, there are no Cristo. conducting the study is provided independent stores included in by the Longwood College the local study. Foundation. In the Farmville basket for March, the price of 19 food items went up, 20 went down, and one item was priced the same as last SENIORS... month. Generally, the prices of SOPHOMORES... pork products, milk, cheese, juices, frozen vegetables, fruits, PICKUP GRADUATION some vegetables, coffee, cola ANNOUNCEMENTS APRIL 16 drinks, and sugar went up. IN ROTUNDA Offsetting these increases were lower prices for cereals, RING ORDERS TAKEN crackers, bread, beef products, APRIL 12-14 some frozen fish, ice cream, IN ROTUNDA evaporated milk, eggs, shortening, peanut butter, and

LONGWOOD'S FIRST WOMAN PRESIDENT Williams on Monday evening, the play OEDIPUS THE KING on Wednesday through Saturday evenings, and the Francis Butler Simkins Lecture by Dr. Carl W. Condit on Thursday evening. Founders Day activities begin on Friday with alumni registration and a social and dinner for alumni at 6:30 p.m. Saturday's events especially for alumni are the coffee at the Alumni House, Reunion Year gatherings, the Alumni and Board of Visitors luncheon, and a


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News Briefs By BILL BRENT


Last week Britian, a valuable American ally, established a 200 mile war zone around the Falkland Islands, claiming destruction of any Argentinian vessel. In response Argentina has made a 200 mile war zone around the islands claiming to sink any English ships. Secretary of State Alexander Haig, Jr., swiftly departed the U.S. for meetings with Prime Minister Margret Thatcher of England and President Leopoldo Galtieri of Argentina; Haig's mission is to prevent war and save face for both countries amid a growing frenzy of anger in both countries. Israel and Lebanon may be headed to a military confrontation after last week's remarks made by high officials and hostilities near the border. Uri Porat, Prime Minister Begin's spokesman says the PLO is behind a series of incidents that could lead to Israeli retaliation. Officials in Beirut claim Israel has gathered 40,000 troops at the border. Leftist rebels in El Salvador claim the U.S. and CIA are conspiring to kill ultrarightist leader Roberto D'Aubuisson, in order to prevent his Nationalist Republican Alliance from power with the National Conciliation Party. NATION President Reagan plans to slice the $14.7 billion that the government pays for Americans to attend college in half. Questions are surfacing in Washington and around the nation to higher educations affordability. Government guaranteed student loans have new restrictions that squeeze the pocketbook of middle class America. Education secretary Terrel Bell and the Reagan Administration believe "Americans have gotten too used to government help for tuition." Millions of people peacefully demonstrated around the globe organist nuclear power last week, on the 40th anniversary of the splitting of the atom. Winter weather is still pulverizing the northeast and midwest U.S. snow falls in New York and seven inches in Pennsylvania and Maryland have postponed spring temporarily for part of the country. Band. The Parents Advisory Council will also meet on Saturday morning, and prospective students will be provided with a review of the college's academic program and student

buffet at l/mgwood House that evening with music by the Jazz organizations in the I.ankford Building, A picnic lunch for students and parents will be served from 11:30 to 1:00 on Stubbs Mall.

Despite Reagan* Ax, Pell Saves Government Money From U S Department of Education Improved management of the Pell Grant Program saved $21 million in interest last year and enabled the Department of Education to recover and return to the U.S. Treasury an additional $66 million over a 2year period, Secretary T.H. Bell announced on March 21 despite Reagan's attempt to cut $91 million by 1983-84 and eliminate one million students. "I find it significant that we were able to accomplish savings of this magnitude simply by making better use of our existing resources and requiring institutions to do a better job of bookkeeping and report," Secretary Bell said. The program was authorized in the Education Amendments of

1972 and the first awards to students were made in the 1973-74 school year. Since that time, more than 13.4 million grants totaling more than $10.5 billion have been awarded to financially needy students for postsecondary education. At the beginning of each Pell Grant award period, the Department of Education "banks" with a Federal disbursement system the amount of money an education institution is estimated to need for -initial payments to students. As needed, additional funds are banked for subsequent payments. Through a more careful analysis of the amount needed for initial payments, only $1 billion of the available $2.4 billion was credited to institutional accounts at the beginning of the 1980-81 grant period. In the year before

they had been credited with $1.4 billion — a $400 million excess. By holding the excess for later release, the Federal Government's interest obligation was reduced by nearly $21 million. Total awards to students were approximately the same in both years. The $66 million returned to the Treasury Department came from unused Pell Grant funds remaining in school accounts. The surplus was identified when school reports of payments to students were reconciled with Federal records of disbursements to.the schools. Currently, 98 percent of all participating school accounts have been reconciled and closed. However, before the concerted reconciliation effort began in November 1979, only 23 percent had been reconciled.

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Preacher Blends Experiences With R.S. Position ByPAULGILLESPIE Let's face it, the most potentially disasterous choice imaginable for resident supervisor in a college dorm would have to be a part-time preacher, right? After all, it's common knowledge that preachers have been known to condemn rock 'n roll as the devil's music, demand sober, stuffy, straight-laced lifestyles of their flock, and generally demand that anything unpredictable and crazy enough to make college life less boring and more bearable be treated as a sin to be avoided. In short, a preacher would only make the demands of college life even more demanding, wouldn't he? Or would he? John Robertson, who became the new R.S. for Main Cunningham this past September, is a part time preacher who has been active in Baptist Student Union ministry, done missionary work to New

York City, and was ordained a minister in 1979. He was educated at Southside Virginia Community College in 1976, has taught many high school and college Sunday School classes, and was licensed and ordained for preaching at Crewe Baptist Church. Residents of Main Cunningham have reacted quite favorably to his approach to duties there, saying that he keeps rules enforced, but doesn't write people up without thinking; that he is "not overpowering", and shows definite concern for the students; that he's "there when you need him", and even "fun to live with"! Robertson does not spend a lot of time imposing his view of right and wrong on the residents, it seems. He has stated from the start of his time here that he prefers to give individuals as much responsibility for their own actions as possible. "Of course, what goes with responsibility is accountablility" he added, "and

using your freedom wisely. Most of the problems come from vandalism and people from other buildings' breaking things, and from drunkenness, in which people cease to be accountable for their own actions. Most of the people I've met here, though, have been pretty responsible as to how they handle parties." Yet Robertson is willing to be firm if students aren't even trying to stick by the rules. When the end of visiting hours comes, for instance, "If they're already on their way out and trying to cooperate, then I try to cooperate with them as much as I can. But it becomes a different matter if it's forty-five minutes later and they're still up there with girls in the room, or there's drunk and disorderly conduct." Robertson has much the same attitude about loud stereos. He has warned tenants at dorm meetings to be careful not to let them become a problem for those trying to study, saying that he'll

—Movie Review— By JOE JOHNSON Knee jerk reactions are generally the worst. They tend to over simplify and congest what may become clear with a minute or two pause. It is with such an attitude that one should approach "Porky's." Let us be humble in our opinions and review the facts — slowly, meticuously. True, the plot of Porky's if we can call it that vibrates with after shocks of "American Grafiti" or National Lampoon's "Animal House." True, highschool pranks and sexual gimicking are the order of the day, carrying the movie through a sluggish muck of Bad Guy, Good Guy machinations. True the ending drolls on in useless melodrama, the middle is bloated with standardized subplots and the beginning is like a corny joke. Okay, for all these truths how come one remains, which is so inconsistent, so obtuse, so completely undefinable that I have spent three nights in a packed State theater, chewing fingernails and scratching my cranium trying to figure it out. Namely — Why did all these people mob this movie? Perhaps the answer lies in the first scene. The center of action is presented Porky's Establishment. It is a shock on water with a neon sign "Get it at Porky's". The sign has little piglets on it, one male — with tongue hanging, one female with fanny waving in the breeze."

"There is something significant in that sign" I think. Something ominous which captures the eye of the audience. It is perplexing. It ravages the imagination and demands to be fulfilled. "A symbol by God!" I yell shoving fingernails and popcorn down my throat. "Yes, the neon light stands for our deteriorated age of electronic satisfaction the use of piglets reemphasizes my consensus,". But there was a problem. What's the fanny for? It was a hopeless cause.

will be tabulated and if there is a specific character, a general character sketch of him-her will be sent to 20th Century Fox, Columbia and Mary Tyler Moore Productions to farther the capitalistic cause. Check one. I am a... 1. Illiterate — I read Dear Abby, my horoscope and the comics and then throw the paper away . 2. Sexual Deviant — I am between 15 and 18 and sneak into the drive-in to see the nude scenes . 3. Pervert — I am between 20 and 30 and sneak into the drive-in to watch the steamed windshields . 4. Redneck — I stay drunk and think "Smokey and the Bandit" represents the American way —

deal with problems they cause as they're reported. Uet tenants at Main Cunningham still get ample opportunity to crank up their music loud enough to get their minds off their pressures several times during the week and on weekends as long as no one reports the music's disrupting desperately needed study time. Robertson thinks his experience as a minister has been helpful in his job as an R.S.. His time with the church has shown him that "...if people are held in high regard, if we know that God created us all, that no matter how much we mess up what He created (Robertson chuckles slightly) He still loves us, then we ought to want to show respect for one another and to care for people around us as much as possible. I think that's the main reason I'm here... I felt

this type of position would tell me a lot about myself, whether I'd like a job in campus ministry in the future, but mainly, I am here because I care about people and to show a little bit of guidance and concern... to do what I can where I can." Like a full-time preacher, Robertson does want to encourage others to look to God for help in their lives, but he remains cautious about when and how he does it. "Having seen some potential alcoholics, drug addicts and those who'd even be thieves because of a lack of inner .fortitude or fulfillment" he says "I've been waiting for the opportunity, not forcing myself on share a word of faith and encouragement, to let them know someone does care for them...I think that's very important."

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I looked elsewhere. Perhaps the truth lies in the herds who attend. Perhaps there is a certain 408 HIGH STREET FARMVIUE, VA. class of people who go to see such OPEN WON SAT., 9-5 a movie of flagrant laughs and CLOSED WEDNESDAY MORNING redundant actions. (I must humble myself enough to admit that I also laughed. I tried not to, I even bit my tongue. But when 5. Normal person— I eat white one brown haired youth bread, don't smoke and bore Lambda Iota Tauand The Gyre Auditorium 8 p.m. in . straddling an oversized inflated people at parties will be working hand in hand coordination with S-UN) 6. Burn Out — I stay high and during Spring Week to present a prophylactic jopped coach Ixiter that week, for the more Gorilla Ape right in her yazoo, I think "Heavy Metal" has series of readings and other refined taste, a poetry reading by . couldn't help myself) perhaps aesthetic appeal items of interest for the literary Dr. Bruce Wygal from ODU's these people are the fueling 7. Intellectual — I read Dear minded person. English Department and Dr. Jay source for Hollywoods Empire, Abby, my horoscope and the Starting April 12 students can Paul from Christopher Newport more so than "Reds" or comics and then throw the paper see the film production of College will be held 7:30-9:30 at "Charriots of Fire" - "Porky's" away . Graham Greene's "The Human I-ongwood House. Dr. Wygal has cost 4 million to produce and in Factor" for 50 cents at Jeffers had numerous revisions and the first week grossed over 21 X XXX XXX XX X XX* XX X XX X XXX XX* XXX X X X XX X XXX X X X collections of poetry published million. On the assumption that among them "A Romance," "On there is such a prototype who the Wing" and "Black Warrior attend this genre of movie I have Review." He received his Ph.D. developed a survey. For those of from the University of Utah. Dr. you who have seen "Porky's" Paul, resident poet at please fill out and turn it in to the Christopher Newport College has information office. The results had poems published in "Poetry LONGWOOD'S "SPRING FLING" 2 Northwest," "Southern Poetry APRIL 15 — 10AM-8PM j Review" and the "Mississippi Review." He received his Ph.D. from Michigan State Graduate School. • Floss-25C • College Seals • Single Graphs yj, On Thursday, April 15, a ( • ARTF.RS • Cross Stitch Books • Wicker Baskets • Fabrics >f student reading of poetry and flower shop short prose or any other original • Frames • Brass • Other Supplies >* work will be presented in F.iim\illf.VirKini.i 23MHII Farmville Shopping Center 392-9846 * Grainger 206 at 7 p.m. Everyone PHONE: 392-3135 xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxj lcome.

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It was the day. Yes, it must have been the day. Had it been any other day, the Longwood College Rugby Football Club might not have taken such a stomping at the hands of the University of Richmond Rugby Football Club. But on this day there was no chance. It was Saturday, April 10th, and as far as days go, it was a pretty sad one. The temperature, about 40 degrees or maybe a little more, was right in between two more desirable extremes, making it necessary for people to sit outside their cars, but not comfortably, for a wind would kick up every now and then that just annoyed the people who were just before being fooled into thinking that they were warm by a rather piercing sun. It was a terribly deceptive, potentially dangerous, paradoxical kind of day in which it was obvious that Longwood's Rugby team was destined for the 14-3 humiliation that Richmond handed them. It was on this day that Longwood's players must have left their brains at home because although they pushed Richmond all over the field they made several dumb mistakes and were constantly outmaneuvered by Richmond which displayed itself as a well-coached, highly polished, thinking rugby team. Or maybe it was the Slater.

Tuesday, April 13, 1982

SPORTS Rugby Gives One To Richmond 14-3 Maybe there was something in the Slater that day, some dangerous mind-altering substance smoothed down to a tolerable level by all the grease that simply waxed over any swift cognitive ability that the victim might normally possess, which would easily explain why both the players and the spectators and anybody but Richmond seemed to be in an intensely apathetic state of mind, ignorant of how rotten this day really was. Whether it was the Slater or not, the apathy on Longwood's part was highly visible and especially shown by the fans. Victims of highly-geared parties of the night before, for the most part, Longwood's fans were of no help at all during the course of the game. They simply sat around and shot the breeze while the biggest hand of the day went to a golfer who hit a very nice chip on to the green directly behind the row of cars that the spectators were sitting around. But the players did not seem to mind this as they had problems of their own on the field. Mainly,

why were they losing? Longwood always managed to have an was knocking Richmond silly, advantage in numbers. Their physically. Their scrum was first try was a good example of pushing Richmond around at will this as good passing left most of and they were hitting soundly but Longwood's men out of position Richmond had all the points. A and freed some old man to make nice, ironic twist, perfect for this a nifty run from about 30 yards out, dodging through the last two truly disgusting day. Richmond simply out-thought Longwood defenders and finally Longwood. Longwood was the making it in. The score was now more animal of the two clubs, 4-0 after the extra points attempt relying too much on instinct, failed. After some more action, thinking only to punish the enemy and drive them back to their goal. Richmond successfully kicked a But like a charging animal, they field goal and later, got a try on could easily be sidestepped by one of the most bone-headed anyone with some sense, which plays this reporter has ever seen. Richmond did often by releasing Longwood won a line-in but the pressure in the scrum and al- first pass out to the backs went lowing Longwood to wheel it, right in to the hands of a but usually too far, thus giving Richmond man who had stepped Richmond an advantage many in the way. It was all over after times in the game. Richmond's that as the man went in main advantage was the untouched to give Richmond difference in play between their's command of the game at a score and Longwood's backs. For while of 11-0. Well, Richmond just could not Longwood's backs were lucky to resist kicking one more field make a succession of passes without dropping the ball, before the end of the half and on Richmond's backs advanced and the last play, they put one defended well, kicked at through. Their lead was now 14-0. As the fact that Richmond opportune times and almost

Lancers Sweep UMBC, UDC From SPORTS INFO 1 xmgwood's nationally ranked baseball team swept doubleheaders from Maryland Baltimore County (15-6, 7-5) Friday and District of Columbia (23-0, 11-1) Sunday, upping its record to 18-3-1. The Lancers have now won seven straight and 17 of their last 18 games. This week Longwood hosts St. Pauls Friday for two, visits William & Mary Saturday and hosts Division III power Lynchburg Sunday at 3:00 after traveling to Richmond to take on Virginia Commonwealth today (Monday). Coach Buddy Bolding's team, which has its sights set on a berth in the NCAA Division II Playoffs, is currently ranked 19th in Division II by Collegiate Baseball. longwood's top two hitters' sophomore Sony Bolton and junior David Rumburg, were the

hitting stars of last week's four victories. Bolton, who raised his average to .431, had three hits, five RBI's and a homer in the 15-6 win over UMBC Friday. Bolton has scored a team high 30 runs and collected nine doubles thus far. Rumburg, who blasted his fourth homer of the year in Friday's nightcap, ripped five doubles in Sunday's twinbill with eight RBI's. He upped his batting average to .455 with a 7-14 showing at the plate last week. He has eight doubles and 20 RBI's in total. Freshman Allen Lawter stepped in to replace starter Dwayne Kingery who was out with illness. Lawter played flawlessly in the field at shortstop in the four games and produced at the plate with five hits in eights trips to the plate and five RBI's. He went 4-4 with a homer in Friday's opening contest and upped his batting average to .385.

Other top hitters for Longwood last week were senior tri-captain Bruce Morgan who went 3-3 with four RBI's and a homer in Sunday's nightcap and senior first baseman Denny Ulrey who had a two-run homer and three RBI's in the 23-0 win over UDC. Soph John Sullivan raised his batting average to .361. Junior catcher Doug Toombs raised his batting average to .392 with another strong week. He had four hits in nine trips in the four games. Longwood pitchers also did well last week as Richard Vaught went the distance in Friday's opener to run his record to 4-1. David Brown is 3-0 after pitching six innings in the nightcap. Sunday, Mickey Roberts and Donnie Mowbray hurled a pair of onehitters and each struck out eight opposing batters. Roberts is 3-0 and Mowbray 2-0.

Golf Wins Division In Tournament Paced by strong performances from senior Tim White and junior Bryant Reese, Longwood's men's golf team won the College Division State Title Sunday at the Virginia Intercollegiate Championships in Hot Springs. Ixingwood, which finished in sixth place overall out of 19 teams, ended up with a 320-317 637 to beat second place college division finisher Radford (651) by 14 stokes. In only its fifth year of

competition, the Lancers copped not only their first ever state title, but also their first tournament title. White had rounds of 76-74 -150 for third place among college division golfers and eighth overall out of 114 entries. Reese was close behind with 74-79 - 153 for fourth place in the college division. Others contributing to the prestigious victory were Stan

Edwards with rounds of 82 and 84 for a 166, Richard Frakes with a first round 88 and Richard Miller, with a second round 80. David Moore had a second round 84. "We played our two best rounds of the year at Hot Springs," said Coach Steve Nelson. "Our kids were really charged up for the state tournament. After we shot 320 in the first round, they made up their minds to do better."

Player Of Week Freshman Allen Lawter (South Boston) had a homerun, five hits and four RBI's in a doubleheader sweep of visiting Maryland Baltimore County Friday, and for his efforts, the first-year infielder has been named Longwood College Player of the Week for the period April 2-9. Player of the week is chosen by the Ixmgwood Sports Information Office. A reserve infielder who has seen action in nine games, Lawter was pressed into service when starting shortstop Dwayne Kingery was kept out of action

scored no more points for the game would indicate, the second half went a little better for Longwood than the first. The backs were largely ^ineffective, still, and the amount of penalties, mostly for late hits, was astonishing, but the Slater must have been wearing off or something because in the second half, Longwood started to think. It was becoming quite obvious as the game wore on that if need be, Longwood could push Richmond off a building. The result was more scrum-downs, rucks and mauls than would usually be seen due to the fact that Longwood could actually move the ball this way for appreciable distances by simply keeping the ball underfoot while moving. The most extreme example of this came when Longwood very nearly got a try by using this method and pushing Richmond over the goal line, although the goalpost was in the way for awhile. But when they fell on the ball to complete the play, the referees view was obstructed and he could not award the try to longwood due to the fact that he could not be sure as to who really fell on the ball. The game mercifully ended, soon after that, and the players did the usual hand shaking, talked themselves out of having a B game and proceeded to the cabin where everyone gave the keg a serious workout. When a day goes like this one did, it is best to just party hard for a few hours and then, maybe, you won't have to think about it so much. Truly a pathetic day.


because of illness. The Halifax High School graduate responded in a big way, going 4-4 in the first game with a homer and three RBI's and getting a hit and scoring a run in the second game. Ixmgwood won the doubleheader over UMBC 15* and 7-5. lawter, who also performed flawlessly in the field, raised his batting average to well over .300 with Friday's showing. He has driven in nine runs to help Ixmgwood compile a 16-3-1 record and win 15 of its last 16 games through April 9.

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