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Cuiff&pdian Founder's Hall Revisited The Trustees, faculty and administration cordially invite Guilford's students to join them in a program of dedication of Founders Hall and the Sternberger Audito rium on Saturday, November 8, at 11:00 a.m. in the Sternberger Auditorium. The program is to celebrate the addition of an excellent facility at the heart of the campus to accommodate the students' needs for a college social center. The Founders Hall College Center is designed to provide all the students with a far more pleasant atmosphere for enjoying meals and conversa tion together, lounges and conference rooms for informal social gatherings and confe rence groups of various sizes, adequate offices for the broad range of student organizations - under one roof to facilitate interaction among them, a versatile auditorium - theatre for intermediate sized audi ences of 300 to 400 person, and to surround the students with the enobling influences of the arts. President Grimsley Hobbs will be back on campus from his European travels to preside over the day's activities. Present Status by Elaine Douglas Even though the Selective Service System was put on "Standby" in July of 1973, it is still in existance and present regulations, as well as proposed regulations, still concern all men from ages 18-26. Under the present system, registration must still take place with penalties given for those who fail to do so. Men are given 60 days to register beginning 30 days before their 18th birthday. Lotteries are held in March of the registrants' 19th birthday year. Conscientious objectors vSy The principal speaker will be Congressman L. Richard son Pryor. Other participants in the program will include the Guilford College Choir, senior students Doug Neill and L.R. Smith. Joining them in the program will be A 1 Lineberry, chairman of the Board of Visitors, Rufus White, chair man of the Board of Trustees, Stanley Frank, chairman of the Trustee Committee on Buildings and Grounds, and Lawrence J. Wheeler, Direc tor of Community Programs for North Carolina Bicenten nial observances. This is to be an official Bicentennial event which will include a presentation of a Bicentennial certificate and flag to the College. Among the distinguished guests planning to attend are Mrs. Charles A. Dana and Dr. Henry Littlefield of the Dana Foundation, Rosa Williams, Jack and Leah Tannenbaum and Sidney Stern of the Sternberger Foundation, members of the Orton Boren family, and other principal donors. Following lunch, Con gressman Pryor will meet with interested with interested students for an open discus sion on crucial issues coming before Congress. The dialog will take place at 1:30 p.m. in the Commons Room. should ask for SSS Form 150 to state any opposition to war. If something came up which would cause the SSS to begin calling men in, the first to be called would be the 20-year olds who have lottery numbers lower than 95. Each registrant born in or before 1954 has had his draft liability lowered to second priority, which means he has no chance of being drafted unless national mobilization occurs, and at the end of each year he is moved to a lower priority regardless of his Continued on Page 6 f. ML **~ *""*" Cindy Buxton Martin opens the William Penn Bicentennial Box in a Bicentennial Committee Ceremony last Friday. The kit contains such information as "how to make a peace pipe, a Quaker meal, or soap", literature on William enn's life and lots more...[everything except an acorn!] These materials are on display in the library, come take a look! Photo by Catoe Charlie Byrd's Charlie Byrd, winner of virtually every major award available to a guitarist, will perform with his trio at 8:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in Dana Auditorium at Guilford Col lege. Individual tickets for the Guilford College Arts Series event may be obtained in advance from the College Union in Founders Hall or at the door prior to performance. Equally at home with classical music and jazz, Byrd has appeared on many major TV shows including Today, Tonite, Perry Como, Mike Douglas, Kraft Music Hall, Johnny Carson, David Frost and Steve Allen. He also has starred on his own half-hour TV show from Washington and has been the subject of two TV productions devoted to his unique contribution to American music. Byrd has won Downbeat magazine's International Cri tics' Poll and, for several years running, the Playboy Jazz November 4, 1975 performances at the White House. Byrd and his trio have toured throughout most of the world, often at the invitation of the State Department. He has traveled to Europe, Saudi Arabia, South and Central America, the Far East, Australia and New Zealand. Early in his jazz guitar career, Byrd was not satisfied with his direction and studied composition and classical guitar. He received a six-week scholarship to study with the great Spanish guitarist Andres Segovia at Siena, Italy. The technical proficiency derived from his classical training opened up a new level of performance -- jazz played on a classical guitar without a pick or amplification. Producer of more than 50 albums of his own, Byrd and saxophonist Stan Getz record ed "Jazz Samba" in 1962 and is credited with creating the entire bossa nova craze in the United States. >X~I iZJ V SJUIAiI by Bob Gold Today, when you turn on the radio, pick up a newspaper, or look at television, you're bound to see something about the Middle East, and more specifically, something about Israel. How many of you have sat down and asked yourselves or a friend, "What's an Israel?" Perhaps this question seems absurd to you. But do you really know or understand just what all the fuss is about in that part of our world? If you're as informed as many college students on world issues are, you probably don't. However, there is a way to get up to date on what's going on--if you're interested, that is. Lama Lo, a campus organization, is trying to Continued on Page 5 Byrd performs classical recitals and concerts, and in recent years has performed with the National Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Minn eapolis Symphony and the Feldman String Quartet. He has produced three albums of classical music. He was honored in 1972 when Arthur Fiedler invited him to perform a concert with the Boston Symphony Or chestra. Byrd has done more than 1,000 college concerts and on his current tour performs a mixed program of classical, jazz and modern music. "Israel Awareness Week "