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Since August of 1985, Longwood College students have enjoyed the "night life" at D.T. Bradley's, a local bar and By CATHY GAUGHRAN dance club. Recently, however, and MATT PETERMAN rumors of the club becoming While attending a Lancer strictly for those ages 21 and soccer game a few weekends over ran across campus. But ago, these reporters had the don't fret Longwood, D.T.'s grand opportunity to speak isn't changing their tune just yet with a few of the Longwood so, there's no need to start sports department's more valu- singing the blues. able and essential employees. Ever since the drinking age The game could not go on changed from 18 to 21, the Alwithout the four boys who de- coholic Beverage Control scribe their job as being to "go Commission began to clamp on the sidelines, pick up the down on who could get into balls and throw in extras". Yes, bars and who could not. A popthe proud, the few, the Lancer ular solution seemed to be to soccer team's ballboys. allow persons 18 and older in to Will O'Connor, Jason Bartas, dance but to serve alcohol only Joe Bagby and John Dalton, all to those 21 and older with 9 years old, spend many an af- proper identification. So what's ternoon out on the field next to the problem? Underage drinkthe old high school on First Av- ing is still continuing despite the enue doing their job. When efforts of management. asked how they came to be emBy tightening security, conployed by the sports depart- fiscating phony I.D.'s and disment, Jason Bartas replied "My

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By TAMARA L. BROWN On October 25, 1987, many Longwood students, as well as members of the Farmville community will be walking six miles to do their share in combatting world hunger. Participants in the CROP walk for hunger receive pledge sheets on which sponsors pledge money for each mile walked. For example, a sponsor pledging 50 cents would be donating $3 to CROP for the sixmile walk. By enlisting sponsors who pledge funds for every mile or kilometer they walk, CROP walkers have raised more than $31 million to help stop hunger since 1969. CROP donations are used by the Church World Service (CWS) to meet the human needs of people in more than 70 countries through partner agencies on the scene. However, because CROP events are worldwide, donors may designate their gifts to other aproved international, hunger-fighting agencies. Family health services, food production, and vocational training are 3ome of the ways CROP event gifts make a difference to persons less fortunate than we are. CWS also supports activities which help bring about more constructive policies affecting human needs. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated is sponsoring the CROP walk on campus. If you are interested in walking, or donating money, please contact Kathleen Watkins, the community service coordinator for the sorority, in Curry 421 or at 392-7818. One person alone cannot solve the staggering problem of world hunger. Working together with our brothers and sisters on campus, and around the world, we can do more than we can do alone.

JASON BARTAS dad is the dean of Education." Joe Bagby was interested in the employment opportunity offered him by Coach Posipanko because, as he told us," I live down the street and I like to watch the games." Will O'Connor informed the Rotunda that he and the boys each get a dollar a game from the coach, "and an extra dollar if the games goes into overtime". They get an extra dollar

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for the second game of a tournament, too. Ballboy John Dalton, who was out cleaning yards for the afternoon, could not be reached for comment. A bit of quick research showed that as far as the financial aspects of their current jobs go, the boys are not doing as bad as one might think. Chatting briefly with Kevin Stanton of the Richmond Braves Diamond Employee office revealed that bat boys at the Diamond are hired from amongest people currently employed there. "It's a prestigeous job," commented Stanton;" Everybody wants it. We can only pick from our hardest workers." Mr. Stanton quoted starting salaries for the Richmond Braves bat boys as being minimum wage. The Farmville area offers slim pickings for qualified ball boys: Longwood is the only local establishment that hires ballboys. Hampden-Sydney has a work-study program to fill this position in their sports department.

missing those drinking without proper I.D., D.T.'s has tried to curb the problem. Unfortunately, that isn't enough. The ABC commission is strongly suggesting that D.T.'s welcome only those of legal drinking age. Fortunately for the students, Mr. Dickie Jones, owner of D.T. Bradley's, is fighting for the students on their behalf. "(The students) are good kids," says Mr. Jones. "They come to dance and have a good time. It's only a few (people) that mess things up for everyone else." Mr. Jones has also stated that he will not ban the 18, 19, and 20-year-olds from his establishment until there is a law that says he must do so. He will, however, continue to be strict about not allowing underage drinking in D.T.'s. Anyone caught with a phony I.D. will be turned away and their I.D. confiscated. If a college group is

hosting one evening and ;m underage member is caught drinking, the group will not be allowed to host anymore. "Bouncers" and other staff members will also continue to watch for illegal drinkers. One small change will take place in the establishment s policy. Starting at 10 p.m. each night, if there is a full house, then those of legal drinking age will be allowed in first, and underage patrons will wait their turn. If there is a line outside as people leave, others may go in. All of this will go towards controlling the problem of underage drinking. Mr. Jones says that the rn-st way students can help to keep D.T. Bradley's open is to not drink in the establishment if they are underage. Hopefully, with the help of the students, Mr. Jones and his staff will be able to keep D.T. s open to ev eryone.

SGA: BACK IN ACTION I pvom ing Even Is The Student Government Association, coming off of one of its most successful and busiest semesters, is in the process of trying to establish programs that will interest the students. "We want to do more than just solve problems. We want to take an active role in the educating process," said Ricky Otey, SGA President. "People expect a lot from SGA. Our accomplishments proves they've got a right to expect a lot from us. We've got the task now of living up to our own standards." SGA will sponsor an OPEN FORUM on Wednesday October 14 at 1:00 p.m. in the VA Room. Items that may be discussed are Parking, Room Inspections, Renovations, and the Longwood Seminar. There will also be a special announcement by J. Paul Hurt, SGA Vice President, concerning the SGA elections to be held on Wednesday November 18. Stu-

dents are encouraged to attend and to bring questions and concerns. Any club that would like to appeal for money through the Student Government needs to pick up an appeals application in the information office. This form must be returned to Ricky Otey by Thursday October 15. There is a new 24 hour it tidy room open for students. It is located in Barlow. Students are encouraged to make use of this new facility. SGA elections will be held on Wednesday, November 1 B 1987. All Student Senate positions, including Honor Board and Judicial Board positions, will be up for election. Anyone interested in running for a position may contact Dr Jim Crowl. The next SGA meeting will be held on Thursday. October 22 at 6 p.m. in the Conference Room of Lankford.



EROTWNDA Box 1133 Longwood College Farmville Va. 23901 Editor In-Chief Cathy Gaughran Business Manager Jeffrey D Martin

Features Editor Melissa Gibbs News Editor Matt Peterman

Sports Editor Dave Larson Photography Editor Rob Smith Advertising Manager Somer Sloan Advertising Staff Kim Bunn Tim Guthrie Chapman Kester Laura Knoche Rob Liessem Jeff Robinson Faculty Adviser Bill Woods Student Adviser Kim Sefzer Staff writers credited with by line on stories

Staff meetings are held Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. in the Publications Office (across from the mailboxes in Lankford). If you are interested in working on the Rotunda staff but cannot attend the meetings, send your name, phone, and box number to The Rotunda, box 1133.

HOTINDA POLICY Please address contributions to ilu- ROIUNDA Box 1133 letters uh|.'<t to editing Please type oi neatly print any conti ibuti Opinions expressed in the ROIUNDA do not necessarily reflect those of the Longwood College administration staff or â&#x2013; i-nts as a whole. Une for articles is 3 00 p.m. Indoy prior to the Tuesday publication date Contributions handed in within 3 hours before in* should be placed in the envelope on the Publications Of ficc door in Lankford Letters personals etc. are due on the office door by midnight Sunday

Longwood College looks trashy on many occasions for all the wrong reasons. Is it because Longwood students are natural slobs with no respect for the school they pride themselves in? No! The fact of the matter remains: Longwood College has very few trash cans in which to dispose waste. Oktoberfest was a disaster with respect to sanitation as litter was scattered haplessly around, void of any home. The trash cans that were around were packed solid with debris, making them a perfect haven for bees who enjoyed them while becoming a public nuisance. If the school wants the campus beautified, we must start with the basics or all progress will be clouded in a shroud of sprinkled garbage. - Matt Peterman

SSHSfSS^SSS INTERFAITH HUNGER APPEAL WORLD FOOD DAY OCTOBER 16,1987 The only real "experts" on hunger are hungry people, and their hunger is caused by poverty. On World Food Day, 1987, the agencies of the Interfaith Hunger Appeal (IHA) ask you to reflect on this statement and support activities that enable people to lift themselves from the conditions that deny them access to food. The problem of hunger cannot be solved by giving away food, although that may also be necessary in times of emergency. Rather, hunger will diminish only when those in need have the purchasing power and the opportunities to grow or buy their own food - in other words to become self-reliant. Self-reliance in turn, can ba achieved only through a process of development in which people work together to remove the barriers - some of them institutional - that prevent the poor from improving their lives. All too often the social and economic growth of societies is achieved at the expense of those who are most in need. The benefits of growth must be spread broadly among all sectors of society. To foster self-reliance, the agencies of IHA, Catholic Relief Services, Church World Service, Lutheran World Relief, and The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, work in partnership with overseas colleagues to provide agricultural training, expand credit opportunities, promote income-generating activities and enhance decision-making skills of poor people. Removing barriers to development and helping to create opportunities allows for the remarkable resourcefulness, wisdom and skills of capable people to flourish. Sharing experiences and conclusions, the agencies of IHA respond to specific needs by acknowledging and building on the talents and customs of their partners in the developing world. You may be thinking, "But what can I do?" "I am only one person." You can do more than you think by (1) understanding the problems and causes of hunger and actively involving yourself in the development of public policies that address these injustices, (2) organizing or joining campus groups that inform and motivate others to a better understanding of global hunger and (3) upon graduation, involving your corporation, community, and religious organizations in efforts that will make the lives of some 500 million people more humane. What can you do? You can do a great deal by keeping informed and involved. Msgr. Robert J. Coll Executive Director

Last week's issue of The Rotunda reportedly caused a bit of hullaballoo down in the Student Services and Dean of Students' Offices. Apparently, incalculable numbers of freshmen and South Cunningham denizens - some concerned, some irate - were motivated to call and inquire as to the validity of "facts" stated in the Gnupie section of the paper. Catch a clue! Do not, in the future, accept anything printed on a page with a gnu head at the top of it as bonafide fact. **tttf*I*C




Still in the Spotlight. To the Editor: In response to last week's Letter to the Editor from the "Student for Truth in Journalism ", I would like to truly "set the record straight" as far as the radio station is concerned. I have been with the station since its "second coming" back in the Spring of 1985, and I know how things worked. First off, the editorial stated that Sonny Merchant was the person who took the initiative and got WUTA back on the air. Not true. Granted, it was not a "handful of radio enthusiasts" who got the station started, as the September 29 "DJ in the Spotlight" stated: this statement is inaccurate. But Sonny's part in putting the station back together was not as great as we have been lead to believe. Actually, it was a guy named Gus Sail as who went to all of the meetings with the administration in trying to get WUTA broadcasting again. Sonny was there too, but it was Gus who did most of the talking. Gus has since departed Longwood College. Sonny Merchant did have a part, but that part was only minimal. Secondly, the letter referred to my recalling the stations training methods for new disc jockeys. The "Spotlight" article quoted me as saying that I was trained, auditioned, and put on the air at the same time, whereas the editorial said, "(new DJ's) went on the air with a more experienced DJ until they felt comfortable and relaxed on the air." This statement and the one I made in the

earlier article are synonomous. My training consisted of being told how the equipment worked by an experienced DJ. I was then put on the airimmediately, with the same DJ supervising. That was my training and audition. A lot of other new DJ's on the old WUTA were trained, auditioned, and put on the air in much the same manner. This is not how we do things now at WLCX. A new DJ must now complete six hours of off the air training and then pass an audition before being allowed to go on the air. I hope this clears up any false impressions that may have been left by the articles of the past two weeks. Jim Long

GNUPIE: Freshman Feedback Dear Editor, I just read your article about No cars for Freshmen after fall break. Is this a true fact or is it a crude joke. I'm a car owner and I feel it won't change matters. Just face it Longwood, you are going to have to spend money on parking areas for your students. We have had this problem long enough. I also do not feel the police should just blame the freshmen for being wild natured; I know some upper classmen who just fly around here on bikes. Please give us more information soon! A Concerned Car Parker




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The Longwood College Honor System was founded in 1910 so that high standards of personal integrity may be set in order to provide a healthy community for which students to live in. A community not to be limited or restrained by the low personal values of an undesirable few. Through evolution of the Honor System; it has come to be administered by a twelve member studentelected board, which ultimately receives its power from the President of the College via the Student Government Association. The Board is charged with several responsibilities, the first of which is the promotion and enforcement of the Honor Code. The Board must interpret and publish the constitution


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which outlines four provisions prohibiting lying, cheating, stealing, and plagiarism. It must establish procedural guidelines for the effective adjudication of all cast's involving an alleged violation of one of these provisions as well. The Board establishes programs and policies for publicity, maintenance, and operation of the Honor System. Finally, it is the Board"s responsibility to publicize the results of all hearings within allowable provisions of the Colleges student records regulations. In an attempt to fulfill our obligations to the Longwood community the Honor Board, in a joint effort with the Director of Student Services, has prepared these results of the 1986-87 academic year, specifi-

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cally spring semester, and submitted them here for your review. Remarks or questions concerning this information or in reference to any aspect of the Honor System would be appreciated. Such comments should be directed towards Michael T. Clements, chairman of the Honor Board, P. O. Box 1153, or Joseph C. McGill, Director of Student Services, 1st Floor Tabb office or 392-9210. We hope this information will be useful to you. As well, we urge you to become involved in Longwood and to play an active role in shaping the community in which you live. Honorably Yours, The Longwood College Honor Board


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Monster Nessie, Candidate Jesse, And Bork By MATT PETERMAN G According to (AP), "The biggest scientific search for the Loch Ness Monster ended yesterday," resulting in some sonar contacts with large objects, but still no sign of the legend that continues to haunt Scotland. Sonar showed large blips in the middle of the 754 foot deep loch, the most significant looking like an inverted V 620 feet down. Nessie is believed to be either something left over from pre-historic times or a creature not yet discovered. The expedition featured about 20 boats who swept the loch with sonar. The three-day expedition carried a price tag of 1.6 million dollars. D Democratic Presidential hopeful, Jesse Jackson declared himself a candidate for

The deadline for entering the preliminaries of the Miss Longwood Pageant is Friday, Nov. 6. Application forms are available in the Public Affairs Office, second floor of East Ruffner Building. The Miss Longwood Pageant is an official Miss America Pageant. Preliminaries 'not open to the public) will be held on Sunday night, Nov. 22, and Monday night, Nov. 23. Contestants may choose either night. In the preliminaries, contestants will compete in private interview, talent, and swimsuit. The top 10 finalists will perform in the Pageant on March 19. The winner of the Miss Longwood Pageant is expected to receive a $1,000 scholarship, a $500 cash award, and an allexpense paid week to the Miss Virginia Pageant in July. The first and second runnerup will also receive scholarships. The Miss Longwood Pageant is regarded as one of the best-produced local Miss America pageants in Virginia. To compete, contestants must be single and never married, between the ages of 17 and 26, a citizen of the United States, a registered student at Longwood, and in good academic standing. Contestants must have a campus sponsor, which can be an organization, a residence

President Saturday joining a growing list of Democrats. Many feel he is not electable for one reason or another. Republican Presidential hopeful, Pat Robertson declared his candidacy, along with VicePresident George Bush in recent days. Minority leader of the Senate, Robert Dole, is expected to announce soon. Q With the knowledge that Supreme Court Justice nominee Robert Bork will not be confirmed, senators are eager to vote and be done with the issue. Bork, who decided to stick out the fight, cited that the process must go on and be complete. If Judge Bork is rejected, he will join a list of about ten others who have been nominated but not confirmed.

hall floor, or an individual. The sponsor must pay the $15 entry fee by Nov. 13. The Miss Longwood Pageant has become one of the College's major events, attracting an overflow audience last year. THE WASHINGTON POST Summer 1988 News Positions For current college juniors, seniors and enrolled graduate students interested in newspaper journalism careers. To: Perform regular reporting assignments, replacing vocationing staffers. Work for national, state, local, sports, style, foreign, and business desks covering general and feature assignments. Photographic and Copy Editing Positions are also available. Required: Interest in journalism, writing ability, previous experience on college and/or commercial newspaper preferred, typing skills. Wish to be Considered?f Hurry! Send a request for an application along with a selfaddressed envelope. Completed application deadline: Nov 15, 1987. Write To: Summer News Program, News Department The Washington Post, 1150

AFC Is Here To Help Bv By CINDY GOOD If you need money, they've got it to give! The Activities Funds Committee (AFC) (formerly the Student Activities Allocation Committee) has a total of $2,000 this year to give to qualifying clubs and organizations on campus. The AFC was organized last semester after Paul Striffolino, Director of the Student Union, announced during the Longwood leadership convention last February that money was available for student activities. With campus-wide mixers becoming a thing of the past due to the raise of the legal drinking age, the concern for student activities, especially on weekends, grew. This concern sparked the administration to allocate the $2,000 for organizations to use as seed money to sponsor campuswide events. It is hoped that through the allocation of funds, more campus-wide activities will provide opportunity for student involvement in

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The 1987-88 yearbook is already in progress! This year's staff is on their feet and ready to put together a terrific and successful yearbook. The staff is sponsoring a campus wide theme contest. If you have any suggestions for a theme, please submit your name, your box number, and your idea to Box 1134. If your theme is selected, you will get recognition in the yearbook, plus a free yearbook. Any ideas are welcome! Pictures will be taken for the yearbook from October 29November 11, from 9-6 p.m. Tables will be set up in the New Smoker so that you can make an appointment to get your picture taken. Also, two Saturdays have been set aside for those student teachers who are unable to be here during the week. More information will be provided about this very soon. The yearbook staff meets every Thursday night at 7:00 p.m. in Lankford's Conference Center. If you are interested in working on the staff, please come by - everyone is welcome!

Longwood. Lonewood. Last semester the Activities Funds Committee allocated money to help sponsor events such as the Longwood Men's Club cabin party, ROTC's repelling activities during Spring Weekend, an Easter weekend party in the AXP chapter room, and study breaks with food during exam week. This semester the AFC has given money toward Farmville Aid and several upcoming events. In order to qualify for funds from the AFC, an organization or individual must be sponsoring an event that all students of Longwood may participate in if they wish. An appropriate "Program Proposal Form" must be filled out by the applying group and submitted to the committee for review at one of the regular meetings. The remaining dates for the AFC meetings until the end of

ANY STUDENT DESIRING TO CHANGE THEIR MEAL PLAN for Spring Semester may do so by contacting the Housing Office. It is necessary for the student to do this in person as they will be required to complete an authorization form. Housing Office Hours: 8:15 a.m. to noon, 1-5 p.m. Located on First Floor Tabb. THE DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 14.

the Semester are: are October 27, November 3, November 17, and December 1. Meetings are held on Tuesdays from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Student Union conference room. Proposal forms may be obtained at these meetings, through the Student Union office, or from any committee member. The members for the fall semester are: Terri Pugh, Robin Olmstead, Anthony Booker, William Broaddus, Steve Chalkley, Cindy Good, and Doris Llewellyn. Your organization can qualify for up to $200 for an event, so hurry and get those proposals in: $2,000 can go very fast!

SWEET BRIAR-'The Gothic Choirstalls of Spain," an exhibition of 52 photographs from the collection of Dorothy and Henry Kraus, will open in the Pannell Center gallery at Sweet Briar College on Tuesday, October 27. Mrs. Kraus will present a lecture at 3:30 p.m. in the gallery "Gothic Choirstalls" will remain on view through January 18. All art exhibits at Sweet Briar College are open to the public free of charge, TuesdaySunday, noon-5 p.m.


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LONGWOOD BUSINESS INNOVATION (ALU (A CENTER SEEKING INTERNS By MATT PETERMAN The Longwood Business Innovation Center (LBIC) has announced four openings in its internship program for next semester. As an intern, one would perform "the day to day activities of the Center and be involved in managerial and technical assistance projects", according to Dr. Larry Minks, Executive Director of the Center. Students chosen for the internships will not only participate in many aspects of management and gain valuable experience, but also earn three credit hours. Applicants should be from the School of Business and Economics and preferably be attending Longgood in the Fall of 1988 as well. LBIC opened its doors last year and promotes four primary objectives: To help stimulate economic, industrial, and community development programs, to improve new enterprise formation and development, to enhance the level of productivity and human resource development, and to improve organization development methods and processes. Throughout the school year, with the help of Longwood Students, LBIC has assisted new and existing organizations in becoming more competitive and prosperous, and has helped them expand. According to Dr. Minks, "the Center was recently cited in a bulletin by the National Alliance

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Pictured from left to right are: Alphonso Woodson; Lawrence C. Minks, Executive Director; Debbie D. Epperson, Deputy Director, and Sally A. Freeman. Photo Cr«dii Rob Smith for Business and U.S. Depart- weekend entrepreneurship ment of Commence as one of courses designed for enthe most innovative ap- trepreneurs and small business proaches to rural economic managers." These will be delivdevelopment established in the ered around the state. Two major research programs inpast year." To demonstrate its commit- clude a Forest Products Indusment to results, Dr. Minks cited try Project and a Rural Ecothat: "the Center has serviced nomic Development Monitorover 125 client requests since its ing and Research Program. opening on October 28, 1986. We have also worked with over 25 organizations in providing either project work and/or managerial and technical assistance throughout the region and state." The Center is currently expanding in many ways. Plans are in the works to branch the Center out to various locations in Southside Virginia. They also include the delivery of "two

The Division of Student Affairs is offering the following cash prizes: first place-$100, second place-$50, and third place-$25; for designing and submitting the best poster for promoting Alcohol Awareness. Posters will be judged on four criteria: 1) use of the winning Alcohol Awareness slogan-"See Dick drink. See Dick drunk. See Dick die. Don't be a...Richard Cranium!" 2) creativity, 3) originality, and 4) promoting responsible use or non-use of alcohol. All entries must be submitted to the Student Services Office by 5 p.m. Friday, October 23 to be considered. Prizes will be given for de-

Social Workers Broadening Horizons

By TAMARA L. BROWN What comes to mind when you hear the words "social worker"? Do you see someone counseling a welfare mother in a run-down government office? If so, you're not alone in your perception. But you're wrong. Today, 10% of U.S. social The Center invites applicaworkers work in private practions for internships for the tice as psychotherapists or Spring semester. Application family counselors, and 19% and resumes need to be submitwork in hospitals. Some teach ted prior to October 26. Interns vocational skills to the blind, this semester include: Sally A. run support groups for new Freeman, Michael S. Grey, parents, or manage chapters of Katherine E. Grooms, Tamara the United Way. A social C. Jones, Laura Patrice Lan- worker might be the personnel ders, Diane J. Sage, and Ben- director at a Fortune 500 comjamin A. Woodson. pany. There are approximately 400,000 social workers in this

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By TAMARA L. BROWN Do you have questions and concerns you want to raise and Night classes will take their examination from 7-10 on the regu- you don't know where to voice larly scheduled night during examination week. NOTE: Wednes- them? Why not write them in day evening classes will take their exam on Wednesday, The Summit? December 9, 7-10 p.m. The Summit is a publicaStudents having three examinations on one day may take one tion of the minority students on of the examinations during a scheduled makeup period. The in- Longwood's campus. Poems, structor works out the arrangements with the student. articles of interest and concern, and informative news stories WEDNESDAY NIGHT EXAM from the students, faculty and WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9 READING DAY staff at Longwood College 7-10 2-5 | 9-12 | EXAM DAY/DATE make this newsletter a success. T/R T/R ENGL 051,100, THURSDAY, The Virginia Plan of Long8:30 9:55 101 & CONFLICTS DECEMBER 10 wood College states that a miM/W/F M/W/F M/K/F FRIDAY, nority newsletter, called The 9:30 12:30 8:30 DECEMBER 11 Summit, is to be published T/R T/R M/K/F SATURDAY, twice each semester. 3:55 11:20 11:30 DECEMBER 12 Because this year's first edition of The Summit will go out M/W/F M/W/F M/W/F MONDAY, 2:30 1:30 10:30 DECEMBER 14 on December 4, 1987, all materials submitted must be reM 'W/F M/W/F T/R TUESDAY, 4:30 t 3:30 i. 2:30 ceived by October 22, 1987. DECEMBER 15 MATEUP MATEUR in box 1108

signing and posting the best bulletin board display which meets the following criteria: 1) creativity, 2) detail, 3) use of the winning Alcohol Awareness Week slogan, and 4) promoting responsible use or non-use of alcohol. Prizes for this contest, include: 1st place-$100, 2nd place-$50, and 3rd-2 large pizza with any two toppings from Lancer Cafe. Entrees should be listed by notifying the Student Development Office, 1st Floor French or by calling 392-9207, by 5 p.m. Friday, October 23. For more information on either contest, please contact Joe McGill, Director of Student Services (392-9210), or MaryKaye Benton, Student Development Educator (3929207).

country. Only about one-fourth of them work in social service agencies. Even there, jobs are more varied and less stereotyped than most people realize. Although early social workers worked exclusively with the poor, today they address many issues that cut across socioeconomic lines such as child abuse, rape, alcoholism, drug addiction, and mental and physical illness. There are misconceptions about many occupations. Find out more about the Social Work profession and other occupation! by visiting the Career Resource Center located on the second floor of South Ruffh.r between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 4:40 p.m.


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Michael Robinson Robin Yarbrough Junior Senior Because I thought I'd find Because I knew I'd find the man of my dreams . . . however, some young, intelligent Biology major to marry me and support I'm still sleeping. my bad habits ... but I'm still thinking.

PERSONALS Personals, neatly printed or typewritten, must be turned in by noon on the Friday prior to publication. In order to be considered for publication, contributions must include the contributor's name and box number. (The contributor should specify whether or not he wants this information published). Personals should be mailed to Box 1133 or placed in the "Personals" envelope on the publications door. Classified ads accepted, too.


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Dear Pinhead! - Congrats on your "POP" "A." I knew you could do it. I love you! - Your little Bunhead! P.S. Reverse! Reverse!

BETSY _ You're the best roommate ever. Have a great day! - RL

Mike Edge! - Sorry to hear about your couch! - Love ya, Angel & Terri

Mike Edge! Weight/weight! Gram/Gram! CUT ME OUT! No! No! Wait! Wait! Oh my 5 Lord! - Your Analyt Lab PartTAKE ME TO J ner


DEAR 307 AND 309 ', CURRY RESIDENTS - You 2* guys are the best!!! Sorry about GUYS IN RM 205 TABB - the telephone troubles! Have a You are so cute! I've got my eye happy ground hog's day! - Lots of sunshine - Two Floors Up on you! - Secret Admirer AMY AND SHARON Sorry I haven't been by but you know how busy I am. Don't give up on me. Ill be by soon! Love, Gin MF - It has really been wild! You're a great friend and roomie. I love you! - Love, Gin Longwood's literary magazine, The Gyre, will be holding a staff meeting for all interd. The meeting will be held in the Gold Room in Lankford at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday. I bar 15, 1987. If you are interested but ".d. contact Kim Set12, 392-7474 or Ann Prou

LORI LONG - Are you up for a road trip? Dumb question - Let's go! I am so glad rush brought us together. Good luck as a KD! - Love, Baby Zeta Susanne BERT - Hey you cute thing! I had a great first weekend together. Hope things continue! Have a happy day - ISA Donny - It just keeps getting better and better. - I love you!

Cark Snugglebunny - French ' Forever, Mama Celata GRANDPA ROOM are red; boor is gold. You drink more than you can hold!


TO ALL ALPHA GAMMS Thanks for all of your support. It really means a lot. - All my love, Kristi HAPPY BIRTHDAY - Stacy Parsons! Finally LEGAL! Kalvanha and cream!! - Love, your Roomie STAY PUFF - Did you really eat the shrimp! - 9th Floor Curry BUCKAROO - I'm here Well, to be more specific - I'm there. But the distance can never weaken the feelings. Call me if you need me. I'll always listen - Hokie RICK B - My student, "The Angel of Death" was unsuccessful in his quest last year so this year I'll do it myself - Grim Reaper JENNY McINNIS - By the way, Jeff and I had a GREAT time at FIJI island. Thought you might like to know. - Sincerely, Cheryl Ludnik

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James Boston Junior Honestly? The thriving nightlife in Farmville! In fact, I almost didn't come 'cuz I didn't think I could handle it.

Jo Jo Katz Senior Because it was small enough to give everyone a chance to become involved and be a leader, or to become whatever they wanted. Everyone has the attention that they need here.

"Can't Buy Me Love" By RENEE DePRIEST "Can't Buy Me Love" is a light-hearted movie that takes you back to high school land and its stereotypes: the sluts, the bee-bop cheerleaders, the geeks, and the football player jerks. This is about Ronald, the geek who dreams of going out with the head cheerleader and being popular. His opportunity arrives when, by exchanging favors, they arrive at a temporary agreement. In her part of the deal, the cheerleader chick holds his hand in the hallways, lets him eat with her at the "popular" table during lunch, and basi-

cally pretends she likes him. And so Ronald goes from "geek to shiek" and has a blast - for a while. The story evolves and eventually Ronald learns that money can buy him popularity, but it 'can't buy him love." Even though this rnovie had a predictable storyline and was rather corny at times, it did have very touching and honest moments. There were also hilarious scenes. Patrick Dempsey and the leading actress did a fine job of acting. The rating I give it is 2 1/2 stars out of four.


Can you pass the E.A.T.? Campuses around the nation are preparing for the fourth annual National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week (October 19-25), making ready to test young people on their knowledge of alcohol. How responsible are college students about drinking? Passing the Equivalence Aptitude Test (E.A.T.) is a key measure of how much students know about alcohol consumption. To pass the E.A.T. you must know this simple but crucial formula: The most common servings of beer (12 ounces), wine (5 ounces) and distilled spirits (1 1/4 ounces) contain equal amounts of alcohol. Why is passing the E.A.T. and being part of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week so important? To be responsible, everyone needs to know facts, not myths about alcohol. Far too many accidents are caused by young people who get behind the wheel of a car thinking "I'm fine. I only had a few beers." Such misinformation is all to often deadly. Maybe that's why 50% of all driving fatalities are caused by drunk drivers. And why twothirds of all those arrested for DWI "just had a few beers."

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Morrison Biography Worth The Hunt By TONYA GREENE No One Here Gets Out Alive is a book by Jerry Hopkins and Danny Sugerman. It is a biography of Jim Morrison, lead singer of the 1960s San Francisco band The Doors. It explains in detail the life of Morrison as a poet, a singer, and a genius. It starts at the very beginning of Jim's life when he is born while his family is living in Florida. No One Here Gets Out Alive also gives details about his college years, all of his girlfriends, how he came up with the name for The Doors, the steady progression of popularity for The Doors, and all of Jim's personal problems in his grown up life. For example. The Doors got popular so fast that Jim could not handle the pressure. The band played the psychedelic rock of the 60s and people either loved it or hated it. For some people The Doors wasn't a rock group: it was a religion. Morrison had a whole cult following him. He had the ability to hold an entire audi-

ence completely mesmerized, or to start a "rock riot" just by the way he sang. Some of his songs were about war; some were about love or lust and some were about hate, and most of the songs were poems he had written and put to music. At first during his rise to popularity, Morrison was trying several drugs, then he got so he always used drugs in very large amounts. As pressure got worse, he turned to alcohol and eventually he could not function because he was always intoxicated. The book ends by not letting the reader know if Jim Morrison is dead or alive because his body was never found. Some people still think he is alive, and some like to party on his grave in Paris. Even if you're not a Doors fan, this is a great book. It's not very long (no more than 300 pages), but each page is interesting and it goes very quickly. Those of you who are Doors fans will absolutely love this book. If you ever find it, get it and read it.

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Hockey Team


Player Of The Week

Wins 2 Of 3

Longwood recorded its 100th soccer win last Thursday at home as Ray Jones scored three goals and the Lancers held off a determined upset bid by 19th ranked Mary Washington to take a 3-1 victory. This week the Lancers visit Marymount Tuesday for a 4:00 contest and host Virginia Wesleyan Friday at 2:00 in an important Virginia intercollegiate Soccer Association Eastern Division matchup.

ing performances in the VISA Playoffs and earned second team All-State and VISA AllEastern Division honors. He notched three shutouts with a goals against average of 1.18. He was a high school and Rider College teammate of Lancer midfielder Franck Euksuzian. Goerke is majoring in history and is one of three Longwood captains.

Senior Goalkeeper David Goerke recorded 18 saves in Longwood's 3-1 win over nationally ranked Mary Washington last Wednesday, and for his performance, Goerke has been named Longwood College Player of the Week for the period October 411. Player of the Week is chosen by the Longwood sports information office. Goerke and the other Lancer defenders played a major role as Longwood beat Mary Washington. Ranked 19th in Division III last week, the Eagles had a 21-10 advantage in shots. The senior keeper tied the Longwood record for shutouts in a season (6) earlier this season. He would have had his seventh shutout Wednesday, except for a teammate who mistakenly knocked in a goal for Mary Washington. Four of his six shutouts have come at home. The Eagles were the first team to score on Longwood at home this season. Goerke has allowed just nine goals in 12 games for a goals against average of 0.75. A graduate of Cinnaminson High School who transferred to Longwood from Rider, Goerke came on strong at the end of last season to earn a starting spot. He had several outstand-

Longwood Riding Longwood's riding team, under the direction of coach Mary Whitlock, opened its 1987-88 season with a fourth place finish out of 10 teams in an intercollegiate horseshow hosted by Mary Washington October 4. What is believed to be a record 11 Longwood riders earned ribbons in the show. Top performance were turned in by Ann Patrick Irons with a first in novice over fences and Kathy Sykes who was first in novice on the flat and fifth in novice over fences.


Intramural Update By CHRIS DOUGLAS Men's Flag Football has finally ended with the Total Package winning the "A" league and the Deltas winning the "B" league. Total Package had to come from the losers' bracket to win 2 very close and controversial games against the Pi Kaps. The winning team was made up of Tim Morris, Mike McGrath, Steve Booker, Kevin Hare, Mike Gillieland, Tony Marshal, Chris Lloyd, Puddy Garrett, Ira Richardson, and Bobby Dobson. The Deltas won the "B" league. The Deltas were: Wade Morcum, Dave Crouse, Danny White, David Taylor, Pete Whitman, Matt Sisk, Elon Kelly, Charlie Parker, Chuck Thorton, John Hamilton, Steve Quincy, Jeff Algor, and Ben Bartley. The Department of Intramurals and Campus Recreation introduced a new sport with 2 on 2 volleyball. This was played in the sand in front of Stubbs. The Men's Division started out with 16 teams. Rob Tressem and Danny White won the tournament losing only 1 match. Janine Bilger and Sarita Thurman were at the top of their division out of 5 teams. Fifteen teams entered the 3 on 3 Basketball. The team calling itself Public Enemy won the tournament without losing a game. Public Enemy is: Bryan Diggs, Charles Gregory, Darrel Johnson and Quintin Kearney. There were no women's teams this year. Twelve teams entered the Men's Bowling with only the Kingpins left in the winners' bracket and Phoenix and Boinkers in the losers' bracket. So far Donny Celata has the high game with a 191 in eight frames, and the Icemen have the high series with a 1017. The Amigos won the Women's Bowling.

The Lancers are now 9-2-1 overall and 1-0 in the Eastern Division of VISA. Last week's ISAA Gatorade Division II poll had Longwood ranked 13th. Thursday's win gives Longwood a record of 100-6320 in 11 seasons of soccer. All but three of those wins have come under coach Rich Posipanka, now in his ninth year. Posipanko has a career mark of 97-43-19 and is also nearing the 100 win plateau.

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LAURA FELCII Longwood received strong performances from several players and won two of three games last week in field hockey, beating Maryland Baltimore County Saturday and Georgetown Friday by identical 4-1 scores after losing at Duke Tuesday 4-2. Longwood begins a series of five straight road games this week with a visit to Radford Wednesday for a 4:00 contest and a game at Loyola Saturday at 2:00. Next week the Lady Lancers play at Drexel Monday, at LaSalle Tuesday and at James Madison Thursday before returning home to host Pfeiffer Saturday, October 24. While Longwood had some difficulty adjusting to the astroturf at Duke Tuesday, Friday's game on turf at Georgetown was a different story. Outshooting the Lady Hoyas 43-16, LC got goals from Kris Meaney, Diane Brown, Traci Strickland and Celeste Lloyd. Strickland's goal was her seventh of the year. Beanie Felch had two assists in the contest while Strickland and Liz Annet had one each. Top defenders were Claye Conkwright with 18 interceptions/tackles, Diane Bingler with 16 and Annet with 16. In Saturday's win over UMBC Annet scored her seventh goal of the season while Brown, Laura Goetz and Conkwright also had goals. Felch and Bingler recorded assists while Conkwright led in interceptions/tackles with 19. Scoring in Tuesday's 4-2 loss at Duke were Felch and Strickland. The game was tied 1-1 at the half, before the Lady Blue Devils converted three times in the second stanza for the win. Strickland and Bingler had assists while Conkwright had 23 interceptions/tackles. Trailing Annet and Strickland (both with seven goals) are Goetz with five, Felch with four and Conkwright with four.

LIM SHOOTS FOR LANCERS; Longwood's Kenny Lim fires a shot in Wednesday's 3-1 soccer win over Mary Washington. Jones upped his goal total to 19 with Thursday's hat-trick. He put the Lancers up 1-0 24 minutes into the first half on a beautiful assist from Mike Edge. Nick Ruebel assisted on two second half breakaways as Jones scored easily. Jones is just three goals away from the LC record for goals in a season -22. Mary Washington got on the board with a minute-and-a-half remaining when a Lancer defender inadvertently headed the ball toward his own goal. The goal was the first scored against Longwood at home this season. Goalkeeper Dave Goerke had 18 saves for the home team. "Mary Washington may be the best team we have played," said Posipanko after Thursday's clash. "They played very well, but weren't able to convert their opportunities."

Women's Tennis Longwood's women's tennis team met defeat in its final two matches of the fall season last week as Meredith took a 8-1 win Monday and RandolphMacon held on for 5-4 win Thursday.

Men's Golf The Longwood Men's Golf Team pulled out a 13th place finish in the Ferrum Invitational held this past Monday and Tuesday at the Old Mill Golf Course in Laural Forks, VA. Coach Steve Nelson said that this was the toughest course they have played on so far. Longwood finished with a 371360-731, their worst 36 hole score ever.

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