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Volume XXVI, Number 21
April 20, 1993
Greybeard Players Seek Performance Hall
Arms and the Man Forced to be Performed in Gaither
Maj. Paul Petkoff
Maj. Sergius Saranoff
By Kathryn Lettarman
The Greybeard Players, the Drama
Troupe of Montreat-Anderson College, are
performing their qjring production oiArms and
the Man written by George Bernard Shaw.
will take place in
22, 23 and 24. The
Thursday and Friday
pcrfcxmances will be
gin at 8:15 pm, and
Saturday at 2:15 pm.
Thae are 100
free tickets on reserve for M-AC students,
which may be picked up from the Student
Affairs' Office: fifty tickets for Thursday’s
performance and fifty tickets for Friday's perfor
mance. Advance ticket prices are $2 for
students and $3 for adults. All doortickets are $4.
Arms in the Mail is set in Bulgaria, in the
year 1885. Bulgaria hasjast won a war against
(he Serbian Army, 'fhe daughter of Major
Petkoff, the highest ranking official in the Bul
garian Army, falls in tove with a soldier of the
opposing army. It is a cotnplicated play with
many overlying plot lines. Two of (he main
themes deal with the absuidi^ of war and the
By Eric Bush
As the school year draws to an end, it is
once again time to take the "values survey." This
non-academic test is taken by entering fresh
men, sophomones, and seniors. The purpose of
this test, according to Vice-Presidait of Aca
demic Affairs, Dr. Don King, is "to measure how
stirdent attitudes change over a four-year period
at M-AC. We want to see how M-AC helps a
student grow socially, ethitically and ^iritu-
ally." King also said that the information ob
tained fiiom the test is evaluated to see how the
college might be impoved.
on his four years at M-AC and how he has grown
socially, ^iritually, and ethnically, "Well, I still
don't have a girlfriend, but in all sincerity, 1 have
grown much closer to God since Fve been here. I
felt particularly challenged by Brad Daniel's
Mrxlem Secular/Christian Waldview Class."
relationships between men and womea Directex'
Brian Fuller feels drat tire play relates to the
modem wold, saying, "The play is newly topical
Cast member Rod
Steward believes that oneof
the strong points of Arms
and the Man is tliat it "gives
good insight into human
Jim Bates creatively
described his experience of
being in this production,
"This was my first try-out f(x a starting position,
but Coach had faith in me and helped me to
Naj Alicea had some comments on Ikt
"Most of the pxxluctions in (lie past have been
student done, so it is nice to have someone there
(hat has an idea of what lie is doing, even though
sometimes he is a pain . But, as a whole. I’ve
enjoyed wrxking with him."
Tlie Greybeard Players are faced with a
dilemma There is no ideal place on campus to
have a production of a play containing more
than one act, (X set.
Although Gaither Chapel is not built
acoustically for the production of a play.
Arms and the Man is being performed there.
Also, the audience will not be able to sec the
characters clearly and may miss important
events hafpening on stage.
Because of (his problem. Director Brian
Fuller hqpes to find a building ideal for pby
relteaisals and pcrfonnances in the future.
Change Rocks College Administration
By Matt Haney
Out with (he old, in with the new. The
system of three deans and a pesidait, that served
the college so well in its years as a two-year
institution, is being
refteced by a vice-
like found at some
system will coasist
of four vice-presi
dents, the College
Ch^lain, tlie As
sistant to the Presi
dent, the Coasult-
iltant for Major
^rt De Jong
cademics VP B
n King Dirk V
Art De Jong
/ilmoth Ed Be
Hurt states, "will take the .studetrt from first ctxi-
tact, registration, (nuisition to a student, career
placement, to last contact as a smooth as a seam
less cloth," will be
lieaded by Charles
dent of Student
Wilmoth will head
the new user-
Office as Vice-
PtesidenL He will
head the Business
ant for Majex Gift Development :uid the Presi
The Vice-President of Academics is Dr.
Don King, who will be in charge of the faculty,
the Registrar, athletics, the library, MACALL,
Elderhostel and off-campus study.
Student Devekpnent, wliich President
Office, the custodial staff, the Print Slx)p, (lie
Campus Store and the Food Service.
Art DeJong will act as Vke-Ptesident of
AdvarKcment until a permanent person can be
fourxL Ed Bonner will be busy Ixinging the
chaplairKy to a new level, serving on erjual
terms with the Vice-Presidents.
Students Escape to "Ihipical Paradise"
Spring Formal Brings Hint of Summer Days
By Kenneth Graham, Jr.
On Saturday, April 24, the M-AC Stu
dent Activities Committee will present "Tropi
cal Paradise." During this, students will en-
joy a night of pure fun, with hints of the
Jacob's Trouble Performance a Success
By Jamie King
This past Saturday night, Montreal was rocked from M-A Hall to Howerton to MSB to Davis
by the Georgia-based band "Jacob's Trouble". The band played for all types of peq^e: students,
f(xmerstudents,and visitexs. Thelastthirdcf theirconcertshiftedovertopraiseandworship. "Jacob's
Trouble" also ^nt a part of their time on stage qreaking out fex "Compassion”.
"Jacob's Trouble" verbalized how much they enjoyed playing for (he shrdents at M-AC by
saying, "(hey were great., highly energetic, as well as warm, tio^itablc, and friendly."
Stirdents corrunented on the band's perfcxmancc saying, "Awesome!! Bring tlicm back,"
exclaimed Andrea Murrell Howeva, some students were disappointed witli the crowd's lack of
participation. Carlyn Schott commented, "[the band] had a lot of good things to say... 1 wi.sh mote
people had participated in their music rather than sat through it"
Heather Bischoff summed it up with ha claim," It was awesome."
summer days to come.
Tire fonnal will begin at 9 pm at the Blue
Ridge Assembly, in tire Washburn Conference
Center, arxl will end at 1 am. Spring Formal
Court representatives will be announced in (lie
course of the evening. A photographer will be
availableduringtheformal. However,to receive
pictures, order forms must be picked up when
purchasing tickets. Tickets can be purchased in
tire cafeteria during all meals, at the door, or
from the Student Affairs' Office. Tickets pur
chased in advance will be $5 per individual: $8
tier couple; $7 per individual at the door.
Proper attire sliould include dress pants,
tie and shirt for men and dresses for ladies. No
shorts will be allowed. Heath Peeks, who is
helping organize the event claims, "Tliis for
mal will be the best yet."