Voice / online resource (None) 1946-1986, November 01, 1960, Image 1
'■ARCHIVES^ KERMIT MOORE CELLIST DECEMBER 9, 1960 THE VOICE ^’DIGEST OF STUDENT OPINION” VOLUME 14, NO. 1 FAYETTEVILLE STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE, FAYETTEVILLE, N. C. SECOND SEMESTER FEBRUARY 1, 1961 NOVEMBER, 1960 From the ... PRESIDENrS DESK In many ways the current school year is very significant in the history of Fayetteville State Teachers College. We are changing from the quarter to the semester systein. We are enlarging the cur ricula to include majors other than elementary education. We have a record enrollment which in turn demands a larger faculty. Our physical facilities are con tinually being improved. Does all of this mean that we have a better college? Certainly it does not. The fact that we are big ger does not necessarily mean that we are better. Our goal is quality not quantity. It takes alert students who exhibit a real thirst for knowledge to produce the at mosphere we w'ant on our campus. I am greatly disturbed when I see students with improper atti tudes toward study and learning. It disturbs me more to see stu dents who think extra-class ac tivities are the most important in college life. Our students are contending for equal freedom and equal oppor tunities, but I see no great de sire to assert our equality when it comes to scholarship and cultural activities. It is past time that we make progress in these areas and that we begin to strive to assume our rightful place in these areas. It is time that we realize that with new privileges/ new freedoms and new opportunities there also come new responsibilities. Homecoming 1960-A Huge Success Homecoming festivities this year were the biggest ever. No stone was left unturned in presenting a spectacle that w’ill be remembered for years to come. Queens Are Crowned MARIAN HILL The Homecoming celebration got underway Wednesday, November 2, at the noon chapel hour. At this time Miss Ada Alston, “Miss Fay etteville State” for the year 1960- 61, was crowned by President Ru dolph Jones. Calvin McDonald, Student Council president, escort ed Miss FSTC to the stage of the Seabrook Auditorium. Miss Alston, a senior who hails from Warren- ton, North Carolina, was chosen by the student body last spring to reign as Miss FSTC during this school term. Following the official crowning of Miss Alston, Miss Gladys Hall a junior of Ahoskie, North Caro lina, was escorted to the stage by football captain Alfonso More- head. Miss Hall was crowned “Miss Homecoming of 1960” by Miss Alston. MISS HOMECOMING AND ATTENDANTS The Lyceum Committee present ed its first Lyceum attraction of the season on Tuesday evening, October 18. At this time Mimi Kelly, noted concert artist, was presented in the J. W. Seabrook Auditorium. Miss Kelly, in cos tume. thrilled a capacity audience in her portrayal of “Gems from Broadway Hits.” Among the selec tions which she presented were “Gypsy,” “Street Scene,” “Lute Song,” and “My Fair Lady.” HAPPY THANKSGIVING ^.omecoming Parade CATHARYN BUTLER “A tiling of beauty is a joy for ever . .” “This statement was in evidence at the Homecoming Pa rade. Everywhere you looked there were beautiful floats and beautiful girls. Onlookers classi fied the parade as the best that has ever paraded in Fayetteville. There were about six marching bands and over a dozen floats. The Top—Gladys Hall, Miss Homecoming, junior from Ahoskie, N. C. Left to right—Gladys Byrd, Soph omore Attendant, Wilmington, N. €.; Josie Foushee, Maid of Honor, senior from Chapel Hill, N. C.; Mary Brewington, Freshman Attendant, Fayetteville, N. C. first and second prizes for the best floats were taken by the Fresh man class and the Hood Hall Dor mitory Association respectively. The parade left Ann Street and paraded up Hay Street to Hills boro Street to the Murchison Road and on to the Smith Athletic Field. coming Parade. All committees of organizations worked diligently trying to make their entries the best, hoping to win one of the trophies offered. The results from this weary job were excel lent and beautiful. Campus Weekend Ci“ests Other Homecoming Highlights Madie Dick Float Building Long hours, both day and night, were spent creating and building the beautiful floats for the Home- I. There was a big crowd scurry ing back and forth liere during the weekend—the campus was full. Many had reserved rooms for the event. Anxiety and rush were shown as they began to ar rive Friday. Among the guests were parents, alumni, friends, and relatives of President Jones. Bonfire Carrying on one of the college’s annual Homecoming traditions, CONTINUED . ON PAGE 4 Noted Pianist Th e second of a series of lyceum performances for this school year was a musical concert by the in ternationally famous Theodore Ull- mann. On Dr. Ullmann’s program, presented in the J. W. Seabrook Auditorium, were such classics as Andante favori by Beethoven, Scherzo in B minor by Chopin, Prelude in C sharp minor b y Gershwin, and Jardins sous la Pluie by Debussy. ■ The College family and friends had opportunity to meet Dr. Ull- mann at an informal tea in Smith Recreation Room following the concert. Front row, left to right: Mrs. Donval Nickens, Winton, N. C.; Mrs. Annie Burke, Hobbsville, N. C.; Mrs. Sally Jones, Brooklyn, N. Y.; Mrs. Evelyn Wilson, New York City. Back row, left to right: Dr. Rudolph Jones, President; Dr. Joseph Jones, Williamsburg Va.; Dr. Voight Jones, Philadelphia, Pa. The Joneses —Our Family Homecoming Weekend at Fay etteville State Teachers College was especially significant because it was also the occasion of the reunion of our President’s family. Here to enjoy with us Homecom ing were all but one of the chil dren of the late Annie W. Jones of Winton, North Carolina. Many of them had not had an opportun ity to visit our campus since their brother, President Jones, has been in office. Among those here to share the activities of the weekend were four sisters and two brothers of President Jones. Other in-laws and relatives included Mrs. Gretchen Jones of Philadelphia, Mr. Donval Nickens of Winton, Miss Evelyn Gadsden of Greensboro, and Mrs. Mary Sawyer of Winton. The President’s relatives were very favorably impressed by the physical facihties of the college and by the impressive Home coming activities.