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THE WEEK THAT WAS: The
signs tell the story. The scene is
last Thursday night on the BC Quad
rangle. This was the students’ hour
of glory, but it was short - lived.
The following Sunday evening, a
small group of students gathered on
the President’s lawn and shouted
-“We want freedom.” That did it.
The sincere efforts of those who
n arched cn Thursday were drown
ed out by the iddesponsible shouting
cn Sunday eve.
A Weekly Publication Of Brevard College
MARCH 21, 1968
Doctor/Rabbi To Cindermen Head For Furman
Speak At Chapel To Defend Track Title
March 20 Dr. (Rabbi) Israel
J. Gerber, spiritual leader of
Temple Beth El in C3iarlotte:
will speak in Chapel. His sub
ject will be “Nature Versus Hu
He will also meet with class
es in, Religion on Manoh 20 and
21 tp interpret bis faith and
answer questions raised by stud
ents. This program is an an
nual event at Brevard College.
Dr. Gerber lectures on Col
lege campuses under the aus
pices of tie Jewish Chautaugua
^iety, sponsored by the Na
tional Federation of Temple
Brotherhoods, an organization
which creates better under
standing of Jewts and Judaism
Dr. Gerber received his B.A.
Degree from Yeshiva University
in N. Y. and his PH.D. from
Boston University in 1950. He
was ordained at Hebrew Union
College - Jewish Institute of
Religion in 1941.
The author of THE PHILOS
OPHY OF THE SUFFERING
MND, and THE IMMORTAL
Rebels, he has also had nu
merous articles published in
leahng magazines. His sipecial-
>ty is in the field of psychology
Next Saturday at Furman
University, Brevard will try to
defend its crown in the Jr.
College Division of the News-
Piedmont Relays. Competing
from Brevard will be “Moose”
Baron, Dave Fussell, Bob Gray.
Wayne Morton, Tommy Jordan,
Jimmy Ward, Ed Holder, Rog
er Jones, Ronnie Vance, Char
lie Allen, Mike Scurto, Jim
my Thames, Bobby Julian, Mau
rice Green, Mike Poole, Fred
Neescn and David Williams.
The Tornadoes w:ll compete
against schools like Gardner-
V/ebb, Wingate, Lees - McRae,
and Dekalb Jr. College.
, J'here’s only about six weeks
t until graduation. If a stud
ent wishes to transfer to a
senior college, he should get
IS application and room reser-
^atjon sent in at once. Most
colleges and universities will
®nly be accepting applications
lor a few more weeks.
TELLS IT LIKE IT IS "
Students at Brevard College met in the Auditor
ium on March 12 to discuss recent demonstrations on
campus. Dean Eston Roberts honestly and straight
forwardly stood behind the students, presenting both
che good and bad points of their freedom rallies.
As a result of the demonstration last Thursday
night, Dean Roberts stated that many positive things
came before the eyes of the administration which
had been presented several times before, both by
Dean Roberts and the S.G.A. Changes in library
hours, quality point deductions for chapel absences,
.he drinking rule, and women’s closing hours were
The outcome of the March 7 protest was a meet
ing of a group of students with President McLa'’’*v
for an hour and a half on the following evening. t
:hat meeting the students were told by the Pre.sii
that he regarded many of their requests as valid. aiuL
that he would set up a meeting in his office where
matters could be discussed with interested students
and the Dean of Students. As a result of this meet>
ing, the President met with Dean Roberts on the
morning of March 9 and they set up an informal
meeting for the first part of the following week.
On Sunday afternoon a group of students, led
by the very members who had met with the President
on Friday evening, visited the President’s home with
placards and shouts of freedom. This demonstra
tion occurred long before it was humanly possible
for the adminstration to have taken any actions on
the earlier meeting. The President was naturally
angered, feeling that his time and good efforts and
the validity of his word were thrown back in his
face. He felt the students were demonstrating just
to be demonstrating.
So, now the President does not intend to take
any special action to get rules changed, and all ■pro
ceedings must go through the regular channels.
In light of the above actions,
made the following suggestions:
This year the University di
vision will have some toxigh
competition. The University of
Tenn., headed by Olympic pros
pect Richmond Flowers and
16’6 pole vaulter Steve Owen,
University of Florida with
7” high jumper Frank Saier,
Ohio State, Rochester, Duke,
University of Georgia, defend
ing Champs East Tennessee,
Florida State, Johnson C.
Smith, with Pan - Amcochamp
Vince Matthews and Tennessee
A. & T.
Altogether, there will be. over
50 teams from N. C., S. C.,
(Continued On Sports Page)
That the students prepare immediately, and
submit to the SGA, a listing of recommended
library hours.^ This list will in turn, be, tum^
ed fn to the Librarian, who will consider them
2. That the survey being conducted by the wo
men’s house councils be continued with ha.ste
that they present their recommendations to
the SGA as soon as possible.
3. That students accept his word for the fnct
that the drinking rule cannot be changed in
the middle of the year because of the pi- -
cedent - setting situation, but that the rule-
will definitely be changed for next year,
4. Tha,t the students present a petition to the
SGA asking that Brevard’s policy of deduct
ing quality points for chapel absences be di:5-
continued and that a system of substituting
the deduction of a class cut be instituted.
5. That members of the student body inte'*'e't-
ed in making the Student Handbook at Bre
vard College a truly student handbook, meet
with Roger Jones and offer their services.
6. That the noble institution of non-violent pro
test be reserved for worth and legitimate
causes and that it not be made a thrilling-
seeking, recreational activity.
The Clarion NEXT WEEK
“Inside The SGA”
An In-depth Study
of the SGA, its
purposes and functions.
“The Drinking Rule: The first of a
An Analysis” Series to better ac
quaint students with
BC rules and re.jr’ilations.
News, Features, Sports, Editorials — In Tlit ;,lai-ioa
One of ihe V. aiih&rn Drolhers Performs.