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The Carolina journal. volume (Charlotte, N.C.) 1965-19??, November 29, 1967, Image 1

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I i I ) The Carolina Joerxal Of Uni¥9ftiif Of North Cmroiimm At Chmffotto Vol. 3 Wednesday, NovemOer 29, 1967 No. 11 Basketball Season Opened Nov. 28 Lettermen Return Park Center was the scene of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte basketball opener on Tuesday, November 28, at 8:00 p.m. TTie opponenet 8:00 p.m. The opponent was mighty District 26 NAIA champ ion Guilford. The Forty-Niners of UNC-C return four lettermen including 1966-67 co-captains Jerry An thony and Bobbie Snipes. Anthony, who missed eight games because of injury last season, hit on 53% of his field goal attempts and averaged 11.5 points per game. The 6’ 3” Junior was the team’s second leading rebounder with 7.0 per game. Snipes averaged 9.4 points per game and as the only Senior on the squad should help give stability to the team. Bob Lemmond, a 6’7” Junior letterman, led the Forty-Niner scoring with 384 points and 13.7 points per game. He was also the team’s leading rebounder with 10.9 per game. Coach Harvey Murphy says, “Bob has much potential. It he becomes aggres sive enough, he has the raw power to be an outstanding rebounder. His overall improvement has been pleasing.’’ Ben Basinger is a Sophomore letterman, who at 6’5” and 200 pounds with good speed, is learning fast and may be a key performer before the season is over. Gary Cress and Pete Donahue are Freshmen who (CONTINUED ON PAGE 4) B card Judging Dec. 6 ROD SMITH Pub Board Alters First Decision i Editors Have Final Say On Ads Amid the turmoil of student- faculty reaction to a November 2 decision of the Publications Board of the University to refrain from accepting beer and liquor advertisements in student publi cations, the Board met on Novem ber 16 at which time it re-ex amined its position on this matter, and issued a final policy that the type of advertisements which will appear in these pub lications is solely the decision of the editor involved. The motion, passed unani mously by the Board, is worded as follows: responsibility, not to be taken lightly, and is one which leaves them vrith both the freedom and obligation to decide either yes or no in any given instance after appropriate consideration of as many facets of the issues and im plications involved as they can possibly determine, these to be considered as much as is pos sible in a context absent of un due pressures, whatever their sources.” The motion was made by Dr. Julian Mason. “I move that it be clear that the decisions as to what adver tisements are to appear in the student publications at the Uni versity of North Carolina at Charlotte are to be the decisions of the editors of those publica tions, and that they also be re minded that this is a significant The issue created such interest on this campus and in the com munity that extensive television and newspaper coverage was given to the development of the controversy. Members of the press were asked to remain out side the meeting room until ad journment had taken place. Several interested parties had Gibbons-World Faces Famine In Next Decade requested an invitation to be present atthe meeting. The Board voted to allow these speakers to present their statements indivi dually, answer any questions from the Board, and then retire. John Gaither, student body pre sident, reminded the student members of the Publications Board that, “We are all repre sentatives of the student body as a whole and for gosh sakes let’s keep that in mind.” Gaither also added that he hoped this statement wasn’t necessary. Speaking to the opinion of some elements on campus thatthe Pub lications Board is not necessary. Professor Leon Gatlin of the English Department stated that his experience in radio and news paper work at Wake Forest indi cated that a board such as the Publications Board is “a good bit more important than we may realize.” He continued, “The Board cre ates a place to exist for the pub lications that is safer than it would be otherwise.” The chairman of the Univer sity Party, David Guy, (who is also parliamentarian of the Stu dent Legislature), said, “In my opinion, the majority of the stu dent body is against running beer advertisements because of les sened quality of the publications involved.” He stated that if the evaluation of the publications by national organizations would suffer, then the ads should be excluded. Candy Kimbrell, annual editor, pointed out to Guy that, “We do submit the book for evaluation each year, but we do not put much stock in these evaluations as the rules for judging are archaic. The books we submit for evaluation are a little more modern than that.” A faculty leader in the re sistance to the Publications Board decision. Dr. John Robbins of the History Department, began his statement by clarifying the position of the petitioners. He stated, “This protest is not a movement against the Publica tions Board or the administra tion. It is a movement for stu dent responsible freedom.” “We would like to see the editorial and advertisement policy in the hands of the stu dents involved. We feel that this responsibility is an integral part (CONTINUED ON PAGE 8) The judging of the 49’er beard contest will take place at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 6 in the Union cafeteria. The Caro lina Journal and the Rogues ‘n’ Rascals encourage “maximum feasible participation” by the male students. The contestants are asked to wear 49’er outfits and bring any other paraphenalia relating to the Gold Rush theme. Consideration will be given to costumes, as well as beards, so drop by the Salva tion Army Discount Store on the way to class Wednesday and buy some rags. Interested Students See Witherspoon Dr. Loy H. Witherspoon, chair man of the Philosophy and Reli gion Department, would like for all students who are interested in church related work to please contact him. Many church-related conferences are held during the year in North Carolina, other states in this area, and through out the United States. Many times delegates are needed from this campus, and Dr. Witherspoon would like to have a complete list of all interested students. BY: WENDY KLEINFIELD Dr. John H. Gibbons of the Oak Ridge National Institute spoke here last Wednesday on a topic which directly concerns all Am- , ericans. In his talk, “World Pop ulation: Where Do We Go From Here,” Dr. Gibbons states that in the span of the next decade the world faces severe famine and people will no longer be able to look the other way in this crisis. From a physicist’s point of view, there have been many fluctuations in the balance of birth rate and death rate throughout history. These fluctuations resulted from among other things, disease, or ganizing agriculture, immigration, and the decisive enroes of indus trialization. But wealthier nations, especially America through its mercy to the under-developed nations (which make up three-fourths of the world’s nations), have created a basic problem according to Dr. Gibbons. “They have spread Christiaraty and improved medical techniques to these countries, and have thus succeeded in controlling the death rate, but not the birth rate of these nations. The result is im balance, and fantastic population growth,” points out Dr. Gibbons. In answer to the natural ques tion “Where do we go from here?” Dr, Gibbons offers three possible alternatives: (1) increase the death rate; (2) decrease the birth rate; (3) increase food supply and make better use of other resources to maintain pace with the growth rate. As a physicist. Dr. Gibbons advocates the third solution. He feels that technology can offer a period of grace by further utili zing the earth’s resources until a better solution can be worked out. , , “In the next decade, we must decide if our fellow man is worth our affluence for a problem we helped create by removing ‘death devices’,” warns Dr. Gibbons. SREB Holds Southern Colleges Conference On Educational Innovations For Campuses BY ROD SMITH The Southern Regional Education Board held a conference on Educa tional Innovations in Atlanta on November 5-8 under a grant from the U. S. Office of Education, Bur eau of Research. The conference, underthe direc tion of William O’Connell of SREB and Charles Seashore of NEA.was attended by students, faculty mem bers, and administrators from twenty-seven predominantly colo red colleges in the South. The conference, attended by this writer, was opened by Dr. Herman Branson ofHarvardUniversity who set the trend for the entire work shop by expressing his concern tor motivation in education and the problems of dealing with the new “explosion of knowledge.” To quote Dr. Branson, “We have much knowledge, but mere accumulation is not sufficient. We must know the nature of knowledge in order to facilitate more effi cient teaching.” The first evening of the con ference was spent primarily in defining the current problems in the modern university. -Some of the major problems which seem to relate to this branch of the University of North Carolina are the following: classroom theory unrelated to situations in the “real world,” stiff lectures in class room as opposed to open dis cussion, the absence of honors courses, curricula organization, the off-campus image of a uni versity, the lack of an overall intellectual climate, the motiva tion of students, faculty recruit ment, and the rewarding of ef ficient teaching. During the course of the con ference, many innovations were suggested as attempts to solve the above problems and elevate the level of higher education. The new system in which students re ceived pass or fail marks, the in dependent study programs, the co op program (as demonstrated by Georgia Tech in engineering and Antioch College in social sci ences), and the travel-study semi nars in which students (sociol ogy majors, for instance) travel abroad to study the problems of the day in their disciplines, all received much attention from the (CONTINUED ON PAGE 4)

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