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THE TELESCOPE Palomar College · Volume 24 N umber 39 · A Publication of the As sociated Students ·
Ap ril 16, 19 71
· San Marcos , Calif.
Seven answer capacity crowd at open forum By Jerry Nicholas Seven of the 11 candidates competing for three Board of Trustee seats in next Tuesday's election aired their views to a capacity crowd in P - 32 Wednesday. The forum, sponsored by a facultystudent committee, turned into an emotiona I exchange between two of the candidates and members of the audience during a question-answer period . .-\nton Simson and A. L. Anderson were confronted by students questioning the validity of the rhetoric used in their campaign literature. The leaflet in dispute asked the reader if he wanted '·more tradition and less sedition•·, "more morality and less sensuality" and "more education and less indocrination" at Palomar. Assistant dean of instruction, continuing education and community services, Theodore l..:ilman and several students asked the two candidates to clarify the meaning of the words used and the purpose of the pamphlet.
Mack, Lucy Bayne, Anton Simson, and A. L. Anderson. Partially obscured be-
Seven of the Board of Trustees candidates at the open forum held last Wed-
nesday were (L to R) Carl Ebert III, J.Ray Baker, Stuart Marshall, George
Theater group prepares to lay lhe Egg' inMay
OPEN HOUSE BEGINS PROGRAMS SUNDAY
Rehearsals for the drama department production of "The Egg", scheduled to be presented May 20-22 and 27-29, are currently being held. The play's plot revolves around the leading character, Magis, looking inside the egg, which symbolizes the world or system, in which he's trying to get in. He wanders in and out of scenes when he addresses the audience with some comment on the egg. Buddy Ashbrook, director, commenting on the spring production, said, '•we feel this is an exciting contrast from the last play we presented, a neo-classical Greek tragedy which had no comic relief. This play is extremely funny. It's the first play done in the round since I've been here.'' The large cast includes, Tom Henderson, in the leading role, with Jo Ann Watkins, Robert Garven, Obie O'Brien, Ed Moelthen, Steve Barns, Cheri Jacques, Beverly Larsen, Glendie Koyl, Claudia Eichen, Estella McDill, Dr. Rollin Coleman, Wayne Baldon, Cher Kunz, John Higdon, Darlene Booker and Claudia Keithley in supporting roles. Ashbrook mentioned that some of the problems involved with such a large cast are people undertaking as many as three cameo roles. "All these small roles must be put together and made to fit. The large cast also makes it hard to schedule the actors to rehearse. But regardless of these problems, the play will be well worth the effort," Ashbrook smiled. Although the play is not "x-rated", because of the frank discussions within some of the scenes, Ashbrook does not recommend small children be brought to see it.
lndianl course now underway ~Contemporary
"Native Americans in Contemporary Society," a new course taught by Ben Lucero, is now underway. The two-unit course, which began April 12, deals with political problems and issues faced by native Americans on reservations and in urban areas. Attention is given to an analysis of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the U.S.Public Health Service, and the relocation system. The course will also investigate discrimination, Indian organizations, stereotypes, and the "now Indian." The eight week class meets from 11 to 12 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday in room F-9.
hind Anderson is Palmer Kremer, faculty coordinator of the forum. (Photo by Eric Johnson)
School celebrates anniversary Palomar will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a week-long series of programs starting Sunday with an open house from 1 to 5 p.m . Scheduled that day are the opening of the new Learning Resources Center, in the library at 1:30 p.m., and at 2:30 the formal dedication of the new Wallace Memorial Pool. Members of the Patrons of Palomar are arranging details of the open house. Guides will escort visitors to various college departments, and the campus visitors will see demonstrations of classroom and laboratory work . Another major event for the anniversary week is a Founders Day ceremony at 11 a.m. and no-host luncheon at 12 noon on Saturday, April 24. Citizens of the district are invited to the luncheon, and especially former students of Palomar, former members of the faculty, and former members of the board of governors. Reservations for the luncheon
may be made by telephone to 727-7550 or 744-1150. The Dwight Boehm Gallery will be featuring an exhibition of contemporary prints in all media throughout the week, with open hours of 8 a.m. to 8:50p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 to 4 Friday, and 9 to 2 Saturday. During the anniversary week the public is invited to visit the various evening classes. The week of events will mark the 25th birthday of the junior college founded in 1946, with the first meeting of the board of governors in that spring and start of classes that fall at Vista High School. The college began its fifth year at its present location in San Marcos, moving in seven "temporary" military barracks for use as classrooms. In contrast to the 200 students enrolled for the first term 25 years ago, 1970-71 enrollment is in excess of 3,000 regular day students with another
Concert program slated In observance of the 25th anniversary of the college, the Palomar Symphony Orchestra will present a concert Tuesday, April 20. The program with Lois Miers conducting, will begin at 8 p.m. in the Music Complex. Featured on the program will be Robert Russell, Palomar student, and Roger Pine, Poway instructor, violinists, performing the first movement of the Bach Double Concerto with string orchestra
accompaniment and Sheran Gallipeau, student conductor. Soloist for the Myslivecek Piano Concerto with orchestral accompaniment will be Alan Beck, Palomar student. Glinka's Russian and Ludmilla Overture, the second movement of Shubert's Symphony in B minor and a RossiniBritten arrangement "Soiree Musicales" are also programmed.
3,000 attending evening and Adult Education classes. Other events for the week will include: April 19: Excerpts from the play "Phaedra, h in the Drama Lab, at 8 p.m. April 21: Dedication of the "Freedom Shrine" in cooperation with the Vista Exchange Club, in the college library at 8:15 a.m . On the same date, the concert hour program at 11 a.m. will feature Joseph Marx, music lecturer. The weekly free planetarium lectures and demonstrations will be given at 7:15 and 8:30p.m., with advance reservations suggested because of limited seating. Theme of the show will be ''Whirlpools in Space.'' April 20: Spring concert by the Palomar College Community Symphony orchestra, with Lois Miers conducting, in Room C-6, 8 p. m., to be followed by a reception for the orchestra and guests, sponsored by the Patrons of Palomar. April 22: Concert by Palomar College Chamber Singers, Room C-5, 8 p.m.
Whirlpools in spacel opens m planetarium "Whirlpools in Space" will be the planetarium show for April. Telling the story of observations in astronomy that led to the discovery of the extra-galactic universe and the bui !ding of the Palomar mirror, this program begins at 7:15 and 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday night this month.
Willes presented in lecture series John Wilks, a Fullbright exchange instructor in the English Department, will be presented in a series of three programs at the college on April 29, May 13 and May 27. Wilks, who is a faculty member of eville's Cross College, in Durham, England, has exchanged positions forthe 1970-71 college year with Angelo Carli, of the Palomar College English department and who is teaching in Wilks' place in Durham. In the April 29 lecture, titled "Literary Landscapes,' • he will give a series of readings grouped around his childhood impressions and the English countryside, and on May 13, a second set of readings concentrating o n the urban scene. His final program, May 27, will be "Impressions of America."
Presently displayed in the art gallery is a display of lithography and print techniques from the California College
of Arts and Crafts in Oakland. Eric Johnson is shown viewing the exhibit which is called "funk art. h
l\1 orality questioned One woman, who said she was "a taxpayer, voter, and student" asked theduo ''what right does the board of governors have to control my morality?" Neither answered the questions directly. Simson, Anderson and James P. Hedington, not present, are running as a slate. All candidates gave a four-minute speech before the floor was opened to audience questions. The committee also circulated a ques tionnaire to the candidates prior to the meeting, the results of which are available to students in the library. Carl Ebert, a student contender, called for more student representation on the governing board and said he would like to be a liaison between students and the board. Theater proposed ''The new swimming pool is nice enough, but I think a new theater is needed much more,'' said Ebert. ''I think the students would have rather had a theater built with all that money. If I were on the board I could inform the other members of the students' priorities. "Also I believe we need more multicultural studies. This area has a rich history that is not fully realized or understood.' • J. Ray Baker, a realtor in Escondido, said "I know you need a theater, but I'm happy to have a pool," as he began his speech. Baker said he was concerned over what was happening on the nation's campuses. "I'm against disruption, but not against dissent. I think we should talk it out, not throw it out, work it out, not tear it out." In answer to the questionnaire, he favors the sharing of decision-making by representatives of the public, faculty and students. Education praised George S. Mack, an Escondido insurance underwriter, said he was grateful to the junior college system for the education of his family. "I believe that since I come into the situation without preconceived ideas and bias I will be able to look at things with a fresh point of view.'' Stuart :\1arshall, who is an insurance broker in Fallbrook, suggested "good salaries for good people" and student responsibility. :>.Iarshall said he thought positively about Palomar, that "Palomar is a good school.'' He also pointed out that the PCCD tax rate is the lowest in the county. In the questionnaire, Marshall said "Obviously, the board cannot lose control:' but called for student and faculty involvement in decisions. Lucy Bayne, an Escondido housewife, stressed that she has "the time and qualifications to be a board member." She lauded vocational training programs, most specifically in the paramedical field and in the questionnaire said she approved of the present speaker policy. Anderson said the "most important duty of the board is to hire the best people.'' In closing he reminded the audience of his nickname "Pal" saying "Remember Pal for Palomar!" Simson proposed better entrance I;equirements so that students are not "wasting the time and money of the taxpayers.'' He is against teac her tenure and the renewal of contracts before their expiration date. Redington advocated speakers be cho(Continued on Page 2)
Baseballers resume action Palomar's hard-hitting baseball team will meet Grossmont Tuesday in a Mission Confer e nce contest there. The Comets banged out 10 hits last Tuesday, but the Riverside Tigers outl asted Palom a r 7-4, while also knocking out 10 hits. The first four men in the Comet line -up, Bill Holte rhaus , Jimmy Rome ro, Art Warren and Greg Price, had two hits each, but it wasn't e nough as Riverside came from behind to score two runs in the fifth, one in the sixth, and two more in the seventh to put the game away. Walt Mack was Palomar' s starting
pitcher and was driven out of the game in the fifth inning. Casey Appell picked up for Mack and was c harged with the loss . Palomar opened the sco:('ing in the first inning when Holterhaos reached on an error, adva nced to S:econd on a ground out and scored on a s ingle by Price . The Comets got the rest Of their runs in the fifth inning. Joe Reyes opened the inning with a s ingle and was forced by Bud Galyean. Holterhaus followed with a single, Romero singled in Galyean and Warren added two RBI's with another single.
Trackmen set record m relay; schedule Southwestern today Walter Mack , Comet pitc her, takes hi s turn a t the plate in an Easter tourna ment gam e . The Comets took third
place in both tourname nts . Palomar had the ir best game whi le defeating Moorpark, the defending c ham pions .
'Bikecology Day' planned by Santa Barbara students Bike huffs, by definition a s ile nt c r ew, inte nd to he hea rd (a nd seen) on Saturday, May 8. The y a r e planning a nation- wide obse rvanc e of" Bikecology Day" to convi nce Americans that bi cyc ling is not only a practical mode of transportation, but is a de te rrent to environm ental abuse and a ro ad to mental a nd phys ic al health. Originators of the idea are two Santa 13arhara r esidents , Ke n Kolsbun and Mic hae l Py ze l , coordinators of a new , nonprofit movement called Friends for Bikecology. The two have defined bikecology as " ecology through bicyc ling". They ha ve contacted through letter s and brochures more than 5, 000 key i nd ividuals a nd organizations throughout the country, including e nvironm e ntal and recreationa l groups , politicians, news e ditors, colleges, and others, to solicit parti c ipation in the May 8 event. Each city Is expec ted to plan its own program, they state , but F ri e nd s for Bikecology is provid ing sugges tions in
their brochure Overviewh .
" Americans by the thousand s are expected to take to their bikes to s how urban planne r s , politici ans and industrialists that c ities are m eant for people, not automob iles , " Kol sbun and Pyzel said . ''And pare nts will be expressing hope that their children might ride safel y on bikepaths r athe r than c ompe te with automobi les in the city s treets ." The two men stated th~ir belief that many ad ults would gladly ride bicycles to work a nd on s hopping errands if safe bikepaths were constructed . The r esult, they said, would be less air and la nd pollution and a healthier, happier and more social populace. "The cyc list, unlike the motorist, is not seal ed within a capsule of protective metalwork," th ey argue. "As a r esult, he is free to experie nce his immediate surroundings by seeing, smelling and touching."
Archery team meets at Long Beach; will defend first place standing Tomorrow the arc hers will be e n rout e to Long Deach for the Southern Ca l ifornia State :\ rchery Tournament where they will he defe nd ing their first pla ce me n' s, women's and mixed team s tanding. Terry Gibso n will also be defend ing her first place r e cord - setting; sta nding. Shooti ng in the men's team will be fludy Fold s, Gene Hasegawa, La rry Lopshire, George Plocic, !'e n nandle, 11ick Risley, George Sa linas, Eric \\'agne r a nd Bob Wilson. Besides :lliss Gibson, s hooti ng for the wome n' s team will be J e rri e Cheu ng, Carrol Goeppinger , !\Ionic a Grage and Sandy Passmore, The powe rful Palo ma r
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celebrated another victory by defeating Long Beach St ate in a pre- East er home game. Dan White, s hooting his l ast intercolle gi ate match, bowed out of se rvice in grand style by taking first place honors. Hi s association with the Com et a r c he rs spanned a two yea r pe riod whic h began in 1\Tarch, 19 6 , and e nded this yea r. White's exit from inter-collegiate com peti tion marks the e nd of :;. success ful period dur ing whi ch he placed third in southwestern and nationa l com petition. Hi s efforts and talent brought him a nd the team honor when he was se lected All-American, the highest tribute that can be awarded an arc her.
The fastest seasonal time for the junior college four-mile r e lay was run b y the P alomar squad at the seventh annual Hancock Relays he ld April 3. L ed by this effort, the Comets won the meet. The r e l ay team , composed of Jay Larkin, Vaugn Lord, Les McFadden, and Wilbu r Wester, r an the di s tance in 17 :33.4. Larkin ran hi s mile in 4:20.6, Lord, in 4:28.3, Me Fadden in 4:18 . 3, and Wester in 4: 26.2. The Comets also won the two- mile relay and the triple jump. The twomile relay team of Ian Cumming, Larkin, Lord and McFadden, brought in a tim e of 7:56.2. The triple jump went
Citrus golfers downed by locals Palomar's golf team is anothe r step c lose r to the Mission Confere nce Champions hip after a 30- 24 victory over Citrus Monday at the Escondido Country Club. T his gives the first p lace Comets a 9-1 conference rec ord, a point and a half ahead of second place Grossmont, which still has a make- up to play against Citrus. The Owls' Kurt Bonham toured Escondido Country Club's 18 holes with a par 72 for medalist honors, but Palomar got winning efforts fr om Korby Eiland, Scott Dunbar and John McDonald, plus a win and a tie in best ball com petition to pull out the victory. The locals ' second le ague match of the second round was played here at the Escondido Country Club March 29 with McDonald catching medalist honors with a 71. The final score was a rous i ng49- 5 ove r Saddleback. Eiland fired a 71 to help pull the Comets to a 38-1 6 win over Grossmont College April 2. McDonald- Eiland scored a 12- 6 victory over their opponents with teammates John He ramb and Dunbar taki ng an 11- 7 lead as Bob Huntsman and John Barendregt defea ted their Grossmont rivals 15-3.
to Barry Houchin with a distance of 43 - 4. Second places were tAken by Don Buss in the pole vault, with a vault of 14-0, Gary Stines in the discus (134-3), Tom Samuelson in the high jump at six feet. Stines placed second in the shot put with a distance of 48-6, and Ric h Hunt in the 100 yard dash took a second with a time of 9. 9. The local distance medley team and the spirit m edley team both took second places. Palomar came in with a total of 87.5 points followed by Hancock with 76 points. Othe r sc hool s compe tingwe re Monterey Peninsula, and Hartnell. T he Comets will be hosting Southwestern today at 2:30 in a conference meet.
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During the Easter break, Palomar finished third in the four - team Grossmont Tournament, and third in the eightteam Los Angeles Valley Easter tou rney. The Comets downed defe nding Western State Conference Champion Moorpark to finish third at LA Valley. Dennis Thornbury had the best performance in the tournament as he beat Grossmont in the first game of the Grossmont tourney, striking out 14 and walking only one. Greg Price and Mike Trussell may have cracked into the starting line - up on the strength of their fine hitting in the tournaments . The switch- hitting Price banged out eight hits in the six games, while Trussell swung the bat well after being out of ac tio n over a month with a n injured knee. The Easter break was also just that for Comet second baseman Rick Barrios . Barrios broke his leg on a camping trip and is being replaced by Bud Gal yean. Al so pitching ace Dave Stacy is s idelined for two weeks with an injured shoulder.
BOARD CANDIDATES (Continued from Page l) sen upon the relevance of the s ubject matter in r e lation to current courses of study, in the questionnaire. Answering a n inquiry into the need for a tax ove rride e lection, he said "Any need must be considered in view of the requirements of salary and plant expansion." D. L. Mason, an Escondido business man not at the meeting, called fo r both sides of issues being hea rd at Palomar, except for speakers advocating violence or the overthrow of the government. He al so thought use of electronic teaching aids was good unless ''students feel the classroom situation becomes too impersonal or they lessen the value of the learning expe rience . Murray Hawkins propos ed a libe ral policy i n regard to outside speakers in the questionnaire. "The present policy l acks definite standards for de termining precisely who is a' 'controversial speaker." He also wants to take some of the tax burden off the proper ty owner.
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