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Wednesday March 13, 1968
Students Vie For Union Offices
By RON FOSTER
Bids Heard For
Two New Dorms
Anticipation of the two new dor
mitories to be built on this campus
was heightened Tuesday, March
By ELLISON CLARY
Budding television personalities
on this campus will get a chance
to capitalize on a big break this
Thursday when tryouts are held
for parts on a new tube show
all about this university.
The 30-minute program, to be
called “On Campus”, will be seen
weekly on educational station
\VTV1, channel 42, starting ten
tatively March 24. Plans now caU
for the show to be telecast each
Thursday at 8:30 p.m.
It will be Union sponsored and
will involve no cost to the imi-
Mike Carmichael, Senior history
major from Charlotte who has
been named program director by
Dean of Students Donald MacKay,
says he will be looking mainly
for a student who could serve as
host for the telecast in this Thurs
day’s two o’clock parquet room
He will also be on the lookout
for students who have any type of
talent which could be exhibited in
“We already have students tor
the production end,” he explained.
“Now we need a weekly host as
well as talented or interested stu
The host or hostess for the pro
gram which has “been in the
works for sometime now” would
need to be cool under pressure
as well as able to ad lib about
various aspects of this school,
Emphasis will be focused pri
marily on students although some
facu% members will participate
from time to time.
Dean MacKay said each .:alf-
hour segment is to be taped live
about six or seven days prior to
Each program, he continued, wUl
consist of three distinct parts.
First will be general news of the
university, then a particular emph
asis on some topic, and finally the
university itself in some interest
He said the first program is
planned to place emphasis on the
university’s new arts festival.
5, as contractors met in the Union
cafeteria to hear bids on the 12-
Of the nine firms submitting
bids forthe general contract. Little
Construction Company of Char
lotte was the apparent low bidder
Work should begin on the build
ing, which wiU be 12-stories high
and house 500 students each, with-
ing the next several days. Com
pletion of the dorms is expected
by the middle of June, 1969.
The bids have been sent to
N. C. Property Control Office
in Raleigh for approval.
Westinghouse Electric Cor
poration was apparent low bidder
for four elevators at $128,168.
Hensley and Mosley submitted pro
bably the lowest bid for the elec
trical contract at $239,550.
The plumbing contract got the
low bid from Shanklin Air Con
ditioning at $198,000.
The heating and air-conditioning
contract may be awarded to Game-
well Mechanical CompanyofSalis-
bury who bid $374,272.
The 1967 General Assembly had
authorized $3.4 million lor the
project - 1.7 million from federal
sources and 1.7 from student ren
The architect tor the dorms,
Leslie N. Boney of Wilmington,
The University Union Elections
will be the center of campus atten
tion this week with tour major of
fices to be tilled.
Being put before the voters are
the positions of Union chairman,
vice-chairman, secretary, and
John Lafferty, a junior history
major and the vice-chairman of the
University Union, will oppose Ben
Chavis, a junior chemistry major,
for Union chairman.
Bobbe Berry, the chairman of the
Union Arts Committee, will face
Vicki Crosland tor Union vice-
The office of secretary will be
tilled by a write-in candidate as
Gayle Watts withdrew after some
Mary Lou Ingram wUl run un
opposed tor Union treasurer as
Homer Gaddie withdrew to pur
sue other interests in the Union.
Mr. Lafferty, running tor his
second major Union post, says that
he is running to “put the train
ing he has received from his
experience as Union vice-chair
man to its full capacity.”
He further feels that this is
a period where the union can have
its greatest growth.
“My understanding of the budget
within the program will halep to
give me a good insight into plan
ning for next year,” commented
Ben Chavis, the chairman of the
Union Recreation Committee, will
oppose Lafferty in what most ob
servers call a tight race.
When asked why he was running,
Mr. Chavis had this comment, “to
employ myself as a versatile and
effective tool of the Student Body
so that the student can in turn
get full benefit out of the Student
Union in every aspect of the col
The Vice-chairman’s race pits
Bobbe Berry, chairman of the Arts
Committee, against Vicki Cope
land, a transfer from Chapel Hill.
Miss Berry comments, “The
experience that 1 have had has given
me the necessary exposure to the
working of the Union.”
“Since returning to the campus
1 have heard certain rumors of
discontent about the Union; I hope
that these can be cleared up,” she
She concludes by saying, “Idon’t
believe that a person can step
freshly into this position without
Miss Crosland sees personnel
within the Union program as a
major issue of importance.
“We need qualified people to
chairman our committees,” states
Miss Crosland. “I also feel that I
could pick the right people to fill
these positions,” she concludes.
Mary Lou Ingram, who will run
unopposed for Union treasurer,
sees keeping the committee chair
man Informed as one of the major
problems facing the Union trea
Campaign speeches will be given
by the candidates at 11:30 a.m.
in the Union cafeteria today.
The polls will open today in the
Union lobby at 12:00 noonandclose
at 4!30 p.m. On Thursday and
Friday the polls will be open from
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Night students will have an op
portunity to vote Wednesday and
Thursday evening at the ABC
Building breezeway from 6:00
p.m. until 9:00 p.m.
Pub Board Scene Of Dispute^
Seniors Want Separate Section
By ELLISON CLARY
The combat-conditioned pub
lications board became the battle
ground for another campus contro
versy during its scheduled 2:00
p.m. meeting in conference room
C-101 last Thursday,
This new controversy grew out
of Senior Class discontent with
this year’s annual staff policy of
placing all student pictures in
alphabetical order without regard
for class standing designations.
Seniors had hoped “Rogues ‘n
Rascals” editor Candy Klmbrell
would reconsider her policy and
place slightly larger Senior Class
member photos in a separate sec
After some debate, the board
voted unanimously in favor of a
mition submitted by Dr. Julian
Mason which, in effect, reaffirmed
board policy of non -interference in
editors’ plans unless these plans
include action which could be con
sidered libelous or in extremely
Board chairman. Dr. Darryl Mc
Call made the conflict the first
order of business. As soon as the
meeting was called to order, board
member Michael Carmichael, who
represents the student body at
large and is a Senior Class mem
ber, presented a resolution which
had been passed unanimously at
a Senior Class meeting held Wed-
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Flagpole Gets Dedicated,
Moore Present At Ceremony
(Continued on Page 8)
Color Guard member raises new flag
A national flag that has flown
over the Capitol Building in Wash
ington, D. C. and a state flag that
has flown over the state Capitol
building in Raleigh now fly over
this branch of the University.
The dedication ceremony of the
beautiful aluminum flag pole, which
was given to the University by the
Circle K Club and Mr. and Mrs.
Clarence 0. Kuester, was held
last Friday at 10:30 a.m. on the
site of the flag ^le outside the
Governor Dan K. Moore and the
members of the Board of Trus
tees, President William Friday
and his staff, and the chancellors
of the other three branches of the
state university system were
present for the occasion.
Chip Wright, president of Circle
K, served as host. He said that
the original flags would be placed
in the Archives here and that re
placements would be secured for
Thad Eure presented the state
flag to the University and reminded
the two hundred strong audience of
students and faculty members that
North Carolina’s flag was “the only
flag in the nation that carries dates
prior to the Declaration of Indepen
dence on July 4, 1776.”
Dr. Herbert Hechenbleikner, of
the Biology Department here, pre
sented the national flag on behalf
of Representative Charles R.
Three members of the N. C.
Color Guard ran up the flags for
the first time, and a bugle was
sounded as the national flag rea
ched the summit of the pole.
Dr. Loy Witherspoon, Uni
versity chaplain, closed the cere
mony with a moving prayer.