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The Vol. 6—No. 14 ■mROUQy Spring "Blow Out” Features Rufus Thomas Rufus Thomas will be on campus May 15 for the “Spring-Blow-. out”. Thomas accompanied by the Larry Dell Orchestra will present the songs he and his group made famous, students will dancing to such hits as: “The Dog”, “Do the Dog” “Walking The Dog,” Alright”, “Jump”, and “All Night Worker.” These records by Thomas have sold several million copies, with his first smash recording “Dpo the Dog” reaching the num ber one record spot in the na tion. Thomas’s music is of an infectuous quality. A dancer can not refrain from joining the others gyraters on the floor in the wild dances which have sprung -Up since “the Twist,” The “Blow-out” is sponsored by the Social commission and is under the direction of Grace Markham, Rita Abernathy, and Baxter Myers. It will be held in the student union from 8:00 to 12:00, and Dean cordts has giveri late permission of 12:30 to wo men resident students. The ‘^Blow-Out” i,^ open to all stu dents and casual dress is in order. Tickets are $1.00 per couple. THE “DOG-MAN” COMETH Auiendinents To Constitution And By-Laws Proposed By Senate At the May 3, 1965, Senate meeting, a group of proposed amendments to the Constitution and By-Laws were proposed. According to Guy Turner, current V. President and next years President of the SGA„ a constitution provides a frame work with which to work. Any constitution will require adjust ments as new situations arise. The Constitution and By-laws drawn up last year were com pletely different from any pre viously established rules. The writers of the constitution couldn’t forsee specific problems in the Constitution and By-laws, but, realizing there would be pro blems, provided a clause in the Constitution which made it pos sible to change it. By using this clause these admendments may be incorporated into the govern ment. The Senate ask that you read these amendments which are vital to you, the student. They will in effect shape your life at Wes leyan. Discuss them with other students and voice your com plaints or approval to your Senate representative. CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS 1: To add or any segment there- of between “the day students’ and “to fill a position...” in Article IV . Section I. 2: Article V. Section I. To add subsections which shall read as follows: An attorney general who is to be elected from the rising senior class and who has been in attendance at N.C.W.C. for at least four semesters prior to the time of taking office. 3. Article vm. To delete Section 3 and substitute in its place: 3. The president of the Se nate shall appoint a secretary who may not be a partici pating member of the Senate. To change the numbers of Sections 5,6,7, and 8 to nu mbers 6,7,8, and 9 respec tively, and to add a section 5 which shall read as fol lows: 5. The Senate shall elect £ President Pro Temp of the Senate from among the mem bers of the Senate. 4, Article IX. To delete Se ction 4 and substitute in its place: hall on campus, whose purpose shall be to maintain or der and to enforce the Campus Code in the residence halls. The form of the councils shall be: a. Upperclass Men’s Resi dence Hall 1. A president, who shall be a senior, elected by the resi dents of the residence hall 2. Two counselors on each floor who must maintain resi dence on that floor during that term of office, electec by residents of the floor. 3. An adviser who shall be the assistant resident coun selor from that residence hall and who shall have no vote. b. Upperclass women’s Resi dence Hall. 1. A president, who shall be a senior, elected by the resi dents of the residence hall. 2. Two counselors on each floor, who must maintain residence on that floor dur ing that term of office, ele cted by the residents of the floor. a) On the first floor, one counselor must come from the • right side and one from the left side of the Residence Hall lounge. b) On the second and third floor, the counselors may come from the floor at large. 3. An advisor who shall be the assistant resident counselor from that residence hall and who shall have no vote. c. Freshman Men’s Residence Hall 1. A president elected by the residents of the residence nail. 2. Two counselors on each floor who must maintain re sidence on that floor during that term of office, elected by the residents of the floor. 3. An advisor who shall be the (continued on page 4) "Dissenter" To Arrive In Fall t It was announced this week by Blaine Adams, assistant edi tor of the Dissenter, that the college yearbooks will be re ceived by Wesleyan students in the fall of the year after they return to campus. ^ Friday. May 14. 1965 Graduation Concert Scheduled The Second Annual Commence ment Concert at North Carolina Wesleyan College in Rocky Mount will be presented on Saturday evening. May 22, at 8:15 in the new Gymnasium, when the Wes leyan Singers, under the direc tion of Dr. William Sasser, will present a complete performance of George Frederick Handel’s “Dettingen Te Deum.” Accom panist for the presentation will be W. Ted Gossett, organist^ of the college’s music faculty. Re hearsal accompanist for the Wes leyan Singers is Jane Ward of Roanoke, Virginia. Soloists for the evening’s performance will be Ted Turner, tenor, of Ocean side, New York; Melvin Dowdy, baritone , of Richmond, Virp-inia; and Margaret Poole, alto, of Thomasviile. The “Dettinger Te Deum” was written by Handel in 1743 to ce lebrate the English military vic tory at Dettingen in which King (George Et personally led his itroops. The first performance took place on November 27,1743, during the Thanksgiving service in St. Paul’s and was a great sutcess for the composer. Its — success was not surprising , for seldom has a 'composer suc ceeded in achieving such an im pressive synthesis portraying the emotions of a whole people, from festive jubilation to devout gra- titutde. One of Haidel’s most outstand ing choral' compositions, the “Dettingen T6 Deum” will re ceive here What is believed to be its first complete performance in the state. The public is cpr- dially invited to attend this fe?=- tive performance. Adams stated that the shipp ing date for the annuals in mid- August, and that seniors would receive theirs by mail. All other students wishing their annual mailed to them are urged to come by the Dissenter office and leave postage fees along with their names; DATES TO REMEMBER May 15—Spring Blow-Out May 18—Awards Ceremony and dedication of fountain. May 26—Exams Start May 22—Commencement Concert May 30—Baccalaurate Service We Need You The Wesleyan DECREE vitally needs staff members for the 1965-66 academic year. Many staff positions are open to any interested persons with great chances for ad vancement. It is hoped that there will be more positions drawing a salary for next year. No journalistic experience is necessary. Copy writers are needed and any persons who wish to tyj>e. A position on the DECREE will not take a great deal of your time if you are willing to work. We are hoping that the new system we are attempting for next year will aid in producing a bigge^ and better DECREE. Your cooperation is needed, I connot emphasize this enough. Wesleyan deserves a good newspaper, why not help to give it one? Please contact Ed Lewis, Duffie Monroe or Bob Kirk- man if you are interested. There will be a staff meeting held in the near future. If you are sincerely interested in working on the DECREE, please attend.