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Gardner-Webb College—Home of the Bulldogs
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1971
BOILING SPRINGS, NORTH CAROLINA
DECEMBER 1. 1971 will be an
important date in the history of
Gardner-Webb College. On this
date the Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools, holding con
vention in Miami Beach, will an
nounce whether Gardner-Webb
will be accredited. This decision
will be the culmination of four
years of work by the college.
A meeting recently held in At
lanta with a committee of the As
sociation was attended by Dr. Pos
ton, Mr. McGraw, and Mr. Mack.
Bryant, a senior from Greenville, S. C., displays two i
paintings recently on exhibit in the OMG.
Artist On Campus
Between October 25 and No
vember 3, a one-man art show
by a Gardner-Webb student, Hal
Bryant, could have been viewed in
the O. Max Gardner Lounge.
Hal Bryant is a senior from
Greenville, S. C., majoring in so
cial science, since Gardner-Webb
does not offer a degree in art. As
a senior at Greenville Senior High
School, Bryant became interested
in art; therefore, he enrolled in
an art course. This particular
course resulted in Bryant’s deci
sion to make painting his hobby.
Bryant’s first painting, a clock,
introduced him to watercolors,
which has remained one of his
favorite materials. He enjoyed do
ing several watercolors this past
summer. Bryant uses mostly poly-
meracrylic, which is like oil but
is water based. Bryant stated that
he paints directly onto a gessoed
As one views Bryant’s paintings,
one may conclude that Bryant
probably is partial to landscapes
and farm scences, since the ma
jority of his paintings reflect these
Bryant contends that he is a
conservationalist artist. Bryant
feels that any form of painting
quality is based on its ability to
present the artist’s intentions;
therefore, an abstract painting can
be of excellent quality even though
Bryant usually paints realistic pic-
Bryant feels that the American
public will gradually see the art
styles returning to realism and
religious art forms.
Bryant has sold many of his
paintings, and remarks that it
helps out by providing spending
“I don’t want my education to
be completely oriented in one field
as it would have been had I gone
to an art school,” said Bryant. "I
think I have done better work by
developing my own style and
through the help given me by my
professor, Mr. James Rash”.
S G A News
The Student Senate has elected
Dr. Anthony Eastman and Dr.
Joe K. Ellenburg to be the fac
ulty advisors. Dr. Eastman will
serve as faculty advisor to the
Senate for a two year term and
Dr. Ellenburg will serve for a one
Dr. Arthur Nuhrah was ap
pointed Parliamentarian and Dr.
Thomas Ballard is the Senate
Chaplain. The student senate meets
on the second Tuesday of each
month at 7:30 p.m. Meetings may
be called at times other than this
established time, but all meetings
are open to the student body.
Student body president, Jeff
Cranford, attended the Presidents
to Presidents Conference of As
sociation of Student Goverrmient
which met in Washington, D. C.
Cranford was accompanied by Mr.
Tom McGraw who represented
Dr. E. Eugene Poston as the Pres
ident of Gardner-Webb.
The conference involved student
government presidents and college
presidents. The association meets
twice a year and will convene
again in the spring at the Wash
ington Hilton in D. C.
had a first hand look at one phase
of the Student Government. For
the first time at Gardner-Webb
the fate of an accused student was
placed in the hands of a group of
his peers. In the future, the stu
dent body may find that most
hearings will be closed; of course,
as in the first instance, this will
be the choice of the accused.
Judicial Body Chief Justice.
Dickie Sherrill, expressed his
amazement at the large number of
students who showed their concern
by attending the trial. Although
he felt the proceedings went well,
he was, however, concerned over
some raggedness of court proce
dure. This area of the Judicial
Body’s responsibility will demand
immediate attention and clarifica
The North Carolina State SUS-
GA Conference was held in Ral
eigh the weekend of October 29.
Gardner-Webb was represented by
three student senators; Bob Deck
er, Henry Allen, and Dick Stewart.
The regional SUSGA Confer
ence was held in Atlanta, Georgia,
the weekend of October 21-24. Mr.
Bill Briggs and his wife, Mary
Suttle Briggs, and David Mull at
tended on behalf of Gardner-
The Gardner - Webb Rotaract
Club, a service club sponsored by
the Boiling Springs Rotary Club,
has received the Charles M. Greer
Club of the Year Award for 1970-
71. A trophy and check for $25.00
was awarded to President, Kemp
Savage, on Monday, October 25,
by the Rotary District Governor,
The award was made on the
basis of the projects done last
year: work days, money made
from selling hose, a Rotaract
Sweetheart, increase in member
ship and third place award in the
Homecoming parade last year.
Officers this year in addition
to Kemp are Vice President, Rich
ard Granger and Secretary-Treas-
urer, Steve Wilson. Any male stu
dent with a 2.0 average interested
in joining the club is encouraged
to see Kemp Savage. Meetings are
held on the first and third Mon
days of each month.
The Gardner-Webb Honor So
ciety, Alpha Sigma Delta recently
inducted five new members. Re
quirements are that the new mem
bers have a 3.4 q.p.r. and be eith
er a junior or a senior. They are
screened by the faculty and club.
New members are Jeff Cranford,
Nancy Magill, Steve Riddle Pa-
■ Debbie Gaskill.
•’s officers include Marion
Williams as President, Mrs. Lynn
Moss as Vice President, Gayle
Childers as Secretary, Becky Hen
ley as Treasurer, and Kathy Wash
burn as Reporter. Dr. Mike Har-
relson and Dr. Furman Hewitt are
The Psychology Majors met
Wednesday, October 27, with the
psychology professors for the pur
pose of discussing the possibility
of a Psychology Club, currently
under construction. The club will
periodically to hear speakers.
The Outing Club, headed by
President Parnell Campbell, is plan
ning a November weekend trip to
Linville, North Carolina, to explore
and learn more about the moun
tains of North Carolina. The pur
pose of the club is to help the
members better cope with and un-
derestand man’s changing environ
ment. The advisors are Dr. Leslie
Brown and Dr. Mike Harrellson.
Other officers are vice president,
Jerry Jones, secretary, Dan Spill-
man,Treasurer, Mike Parker, and
field marshall Tim Bovender.
a month, the second and fourth
Wednesdays of each month at 5:00
in the Faculty Dining Room. There
are student members appointed to
this committee, but it is open to
all students who have an opinion
to express concerning the cafeteria.
This is one means of making the
suggestions or complaints known.
Also, cafeteria manager Mr. Jack
Greene states, “If the students
have any complaints or sugges
tions, come directly to me or Mr.
Bob Hayes, Assistant Manager.
You don’t have to wait for a Com
meeting in Atlanta
port and work
ready been realized. For example,
with the addition of eight doctors
to the faculty this fall, the quota
is raised to 38%, which is more
than the required one-third. An
animal house for the Science De
partment is in use and a green
house under consideration.
A recommendation that the Stu
dent personnel area be reorga
nized with one person given re
sponsibility for the entire area was
fulfilled in the coming of Mr. Wil
liam J. Briggs, now Coordinator
of Student Personnel Services.
The list of recommendations of
the association and corresponding
report of the college is too long
to reproduce. But no committee
recommendation has been pushed
more vigorously than the one stat
ing “that the schedule for the con
struction of the new library be ex
pedited as soon as possible.” Plans
for the new library are being
drawn now and hopes are for it
to be completed by September,
1973. Tentative plans are for the
new library to be located in the
unpaved parking lot behind Deck
er, since the circle of buildings is
full. The present library will be
converted into classroom space.
With the completion of the
Decade of Advance and the hope
ful positive answer December 1,
the goals ahead for Gardner-Webb
; still c
. The r
Mother’s Finest, a six piece group from Chicago, is being con
sidered for a concert either in December or January.
build a highly respect
ed college with a good academic
The Entertainment Committee
recently attended the Southern
Universities Student Government
Association Entertaiimient Work
shop in Atlanta, Georgia. The
workshop was held on October
17-18 and Gardner-Webb was rep
resented by Susan Taylor, Julian
Fowler, Steve Wilson, and Mr.
The showcase featured; Avalan
che, Mother’s Finest, Liberation,
Florence Warner, Hydra, Classic’s
Four, Black and Blue, Bill Deal
and “Grease” (a rock opera). The
program also included a special
feature for film buyers.
The groups which were the most
impressive according to Steve Wil
son were: Liberation, Mother’s
Finest and Black and Blue. Plans
are being made to present the
Mother’s Finest in concert in De
cember or the first of the spring
Mother’s Finest, a six piece
group from Chicago, was one of
the crowd pleasers at the Conven
tion. The group is composed of a
driving four piece band with a
dynamic male and female front