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Here it comes...
Serendipity, write it down on
your calendars for March 30-April 1 and
prepare to celebrate spring at Guilford.
A devoted, 'stick-to-it' Serendipity
committee is turning the suggestions of
fall planning sessions into the reality of
the March festival. Charlie Beery, chair
man of the committee, praised its mem
bers' dedication to creating the week
end's impressive activity line-up.
"It's been a team effort," he said. "We
want to provide the best possible enter
tainment for the students."
Union's Serendipity '9O will bring
musical talent and diversity to the cam
pus. Scheduled to play are: Royal Cres
cent Mob (progressive funk), Awareness
Art Ensemble (reggae), The Game (funk),
Indecision (classic rock), Let's Active
(progressive, co-sponsored with WQFS),
The Mood and I Ching (jazz).
Saturday afternoon is devoted to show
casing the Guitar Club, student bands and
musicians who want the exposure playing
at an organized event
Most Serendipity events will take place
around the Guilford lake so that students
can enjoy the open, natural setting. The
rain site for outdoor events is the Alumni
Ronnie Romm, the mentalist who read
campus minds earlier this year, will kick
off the Serendipity entertainment on
Thursday, March 29.
Not only will students be entertained,
Ricks, Beery tickets take Senate/Union elections
In the Feb. 27 elections for
Community Senate and College
Union executive councils, 69
percentof eligible students turned
out and selected the Vance Ricks
and Charlie Beery tickets to lead
those respective organizations in
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but they can participate in many of the
weekend events. Spirit of Guilford will
sponsor an air band contest and a dance in
Bryan Quad. A "fun run," a volleyball
tournament, as well as returning favorites
like the moon bounce and Jell-0 wres
tling will heighten the festivities.
Students are encouraged to support the
many home varsity athletic events during
Serendipity weekend. These include
rugby, men's lacrosse, men's and wwnen' s
tennis and baseball.
Union's annual T-shirt sale commemo
rating Serendipity merriment will begin
the week of Serendipity in Founders lobby.
Students can get I.D. wristbands during
the week of March 26 in Founders Hall
lobby. All guests must be pre-registered
at that time. The guest policy allows no
more than three guests per student
Guilford students are responsible for their
guests' on-campus behavior.
The alcohol policy will follow the rules
of the Guilford College handbook. Wrist
bands will identify students 21 and over.
No kegs, coolers, bottles, cups or glass
will be permitted at events: cans only and
no more than a six-pack.
To provide the best possible entertain
ment, the Serendipity committee has
contracted with outside sponsors. Dom
ino's Pizza, Planters Peanuts, If It's Pa
per, Prizzi's and Harris Teeter have do
nated funds or supplies in return for ad
vertisement and sales space during the
event The sponsorships supplement the
budget allotted by Community Senate,
enabling Union to maximize Serendip
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Ricks' ticket garnered 66 per
centof the 1380 votes cast to beat
the ticket led by Peter Smith in
the Senate race. Beery and his
ticket defeated Cory Schwartz's
ticket with 59 percentof the votes
in the Union race.
"It was great that we had such
high turnout," said Ricks of the
election. "I'm glad we had sup
port from so many students.
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photo by Charles Almy
Senior Eric Buck, along with a host of other students, Slip-n-Slide
under on the Milner-Bryan lawn last week. The 80°+ sunny weather
kept the campus all smiles, but will it last for Serendipity...?
"I think our first priority is to
realize we've been elected," he
On Ricks' ticket are Paige
Mahaney, vice president, Gilbert
Bailey, treasurer, and Jason
Peter Smith said he wasn't
disappointed with his ticket's
performance. "[We] ran on some
issues which we felt were very
important for Senate," he said,
"but the students voted other
Ricks said that at no point in
the campaign did he know his
ticket would win. "Lots of people
told us they were voting for us,"
he said, "but we didn't take any
thing for granted."
Mahaney said she is starting
work organizing a parade and
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