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Mr. Noel Langley
The Wild Duck' was big success
Did you enjoy Mr. Alex Reeve in
convocation Thursday? He has been here
on campus assisting with the production
of "The Wild Duck", by the Norwegian,
Henrik Ibsen. Our drama students have
benefited individually from his suggest
ions in their rehersals this past week.
The translation of "The Wild Duck"
presented Friday and Saturday was done
by Mr. Noel Langley, writer of M.G.M.
Studio's "The Wizard of Oz". Mr. Langley
has brought back the vivacity of the
original Ibsen comedy. The vibrance of
Ibsen's work has been hidden in the
accepted straight jacket translation of
William Archer. Mr. Langley states of
Ibsen's works, "It can only be in the
College Theatres, therefore, that the real
I bsen can ever hope to rise and be
unto the Lord
for he is good"..
Feagins, Bryden, Gutsell Guilford reps
The meeting was held on the campus
of Atlantic Christian College in Wilson.
Carrol Feagins, Robert Bryden, and James
Gutsell represented Guilford. The lunch
eon address by the nes state president,
Dr. Joseph Straley, dealt with college and
university government. He urged that
faculties insure themselves of open chan
nels of communication and of the means
to influence administrative decisions. Dr.
Straley was particularly concerned about
the situation of the state institutions.
The major address was by Dr. William
Van alstyne of the Duke Law School on
student rights, a subject involving the
whole conception of an institution of
higher learning. The problem of establish
ing rules, he said, was centered on the
problem of a definition of the function
and nature of a school, and in determin
ing this, he pointed out that the usual
procedure is to define a school through
analogies or models. The four common
models are: free enterprise contracts,
trusts, families, and private government.
Each of these models provide a means of
determining rules, but none are adequate.
The family and private government models
are the most common, the first with
institutions themselves and the latter with
rebelous students. The free enterprise
contract conception is common to small
school thinking. It assumes that the stu
dent freely elected to attend a college and
that he did so with full knowledge of the
rules and any curtailment of his rights.
The system achieves authority largely
through its success in the competing
market for students. The Trust model
Students vote on hours
The last W.S.C. Tuesday had a large
increase in its attendance number. The
women of Guilford are out to change
curfews. The proposed change was twelve
o'clock on Sunday through Thursday,
one o'clock on Friday and two o'clock on
Saturday. The question of whether the
women should be required to sign in and
out was also a topic of discussion.
The students felt that a girl in college
needs to have the responsibility of judg
ing her own hours or sleep, study and
recreation. When such early hours as
present are set upon her she is not given a
chance to develop a great deal of self
The opposition felt that the later hours
would bring about a burden on the house
council members having to stay up late
and lock the doors. It was the general
consisis that girls would be glad to take
shifts locking up so that the job would
not fall on a small group.
The council voted to put the rules
before the student body for a vote and to
carry it (if passed) to the administration.
A scene from "The Wild Duck"
by: James Gutsell
appears when an institution has endowed
funds or a source of income which
stipulates how the money shall be spent.
Dr. Van Alstyne illustrated how each
of these models work with several ex
amples, but he concluded that all were
inadequate to deal with the particular
problems which arise in a college or
university. He laid down three principles
for operating: freedom of inquiry, the
concept of double jepordy, and the ne
cessity for procedural due process in
trying students for violations of the rules.
The second and third principles were the
most difficult. In the case of double
jepordy, he questioned the justice of
punishing a student for breaking a law or
social code of behavior while off campus
since society already provides the means
for handling these problems. He felt that
the school which punishes a student for
cashing a bad, che,ck by expulsion is
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Spontanes draw small crowd
A small, but enthusiastic crowd was on
hand in Founder's Basement Friday night
to hear the sensational Spontanes. The
combo party, sponsored by the College
Union, was highlighted by a cross section
of Soul Sounds performed by the seven
Bending, shaking, jerking Guilfordians
moved with the Motown beat of "I've
Been Hurt", "Shake A Tail Feather", and
"Shotgun", resounding through-out the
The Spontanes combined three sections
of their band to achieve their unique
Sixty students attend meeting
Sixty students from seventeen schools
gathered on the campus of UNC-G last
weekend for the National Student Associ
ation (NSA) regional conference. The
focus of the regional was "student power"
with Dan Macintosh, former student body
president at Berkeley, the key speaker.
NSA recognizes the "Student power"
movements as one designed to gain students
their full right as citizens. The movement
also contends that students have the right
to democratically control their non-aca
demic lives and participate to the fullest
in the educational and administrative
decision-making process of the college or
Maclnsosh said the "student power"
stemmed from the educational system's
inability to keep pace with the needs of
the community. He said that more and
more students were demanding their ed
ucation be relevant to the "outside"
community. Students feel they have some
thing to offer now, but have no sense of
power. Macintosh feels the concepts of
GREENSBORO, N. C. NOVEMBER 21, 1967
United States Student Press
Foreign Policy Meet
On Thursday, November 30, the Guil
ford College Student Union will host a
series of Community Meetings on U. S.
Foreign Policy. These meetings will feature
four officials from the U. S. Department
of State. The team of foreign policy
specialists will be led by Thomas Mc-
Elhiney, country director for South East
ern Africa. With him as team members
will be Daniel Brown, public affairs ad
visor to the Bureau of Near Eastern and
South Asian Affairs; Robert A. Lewis,
Viet-Nam country officer in the Bureau
of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; and
William L. Swing, international economist
for the Bureau of Economic Affairs.
A day-long program is planned for the
State Department team to appear at
Greensboro Colleges, highschools, and
public audiences. The public is invited to
attend an open meeting at 8 p.m. in
. Snider Auditorium of the Greensboro
Public Library. A question and answer
period will be an important part of the
For the students of Guilford College,
' Mr. McElhiney will speak at 8:00 p.m. in
the Coffee House on the campus.
"solid soul sound". The foundation of the
group, the rhythm section was made up of
Ronnie Bailey, Monk Gantt, and Jerry
Abernathy. The well-known "rhythm and
blues" sound was brought about by add
ing the bass section, which included Bill
Stewart, Terry Ransom and Dickie Lowe.
The vocal work was done by lead singers
James Bates and Ronnie Wenby.
by: Robert Wilson
power must be re-introduced.
"Student power" must start with stu
dents. They must want and be willing to
accept responsibility. "If they are not
willing to work", Macintosh said, "then
they don't deserve it". Macintosh feels
that if a student does not participate in
the social and academic change on the
campus, he is missing creative experience
invaluable in one's personal developement.
In a question and answer session Mac
intosh was asked about women's hours.
He said it was about time women accept
some responsibility and guit learning on
administration. "Women are afraid to
face men on a personal basis", he said,
they like the security of the closing hour
In talking with students from several
schools it was evident that the percentage
of students actively concerned in campus
reform, though rising, is still very low.
Though student power was the focus,
student apathy was the concern.
revealed as the one vital, robust genius
who broke through the stagnant convent
ions of his time and set the 20th century
on its path to realism."
"The Wild Duck", as termed by Henrik
Ibsen, is an attack on "social dry rot" of
fake idealism and the human chaos which
can result from unrelenting devotion to
honesty. This hypocrisy is expressed in
one of the closing speeches when the in
corigible idealist of the play is told that
"Life would be bearable enough if only
we could exterminate the meddling busy
bodies who keep howling for perfection
for everyone but themselves."
What does a wild duck have to do with
the 20th century, hypocrisy and idealism?
seminar at Clark
by: Rich McKelvie
Two weeks ago the United States
Student Press Association (USSPA) under
a grant from the Carnegie Corporation of
New York, sponsored a weekend seminar
at Clark College in Atlanta which turned
into a "Black Power" conference.
Charges of CIA influence in the "Black
Power" movement penetrated the con
ference according to members of the
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Com
mittee attending the seminar.
While some members of SNCC attempt
ed to dominate the conferences with
racially segregated meetings, the seminar
largely dominated by blacks did discuss
some issues and problems of the Negro
colleges and Universities.
"It sounded like a nice idea to have a
conference in the heart of a Negro ghetto
and discuss race relations", said Robert
Johnson, educational project director of
USSPA. "USSPA's contact with the Negro
and his institution in the past has been
limited and therefore ideally this sounded
like a good idea," added Johnson.
The press's Higher Educational Pro
gram which brought together some 60
students from southern Colleges and Uni
versities, was greeted by Vivian Hender
son, President of Clark College. This was
one of the complexes of institutions in the
It was with this setting that students
of southern colleges many predominately
Negro such as, Fisk, Grambling, Alabama
State, Vanderbelt, Bennett, A&T; were
to be discussing issues and problems of
the Negro colleges and Universities. But
with a lack of structure, the program
deviated from this original purpose to the
issue of Black Power.
Because of the initiative taken at the
conference by most of the students, the
informality allowed many to explore their
senses and as a result of the unstructured
pattern most students agreed that it
promoted a freer exchange, allowed more
benefit from the resources as professor.
Dr. Nathan Wright, advocate of "Black
Power", businessmen, Philanthrophist Dr.
J. Griffin and another Dr. Griffin (teacher
of history of the Southern Educational
Foundation, ministers, and organization
people as of SNCC.