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VOLUME 6, NO 7
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Russian Students Coming
To Ghapei Hill This Wee
By CURTIS CANS
A group of ten Russian studen.s
will be on campus next week as
part of the Council on Student
.Travel exchange involving forty
American students and twenty
The group will range from age
24 to age 32 and includes two wom
en students and an American in
terpreter. Leading the group is
a Russian who was with the pilot
with the group which was here
earlier in order to arrange the
A group of students headed by
Lucy Posgate and Anne Catlctte
will meet the Russians in Chero
kee Tuesday where the Russians
will see a performance of "Unto
These Hills," the Cherokee out
Wednesday the group will leave
Cherokee have lunch at the World
Council of Churches work camp
find proceed to Chapel Hill.
Arriving in Chapel Hill, the
group will have dinner at the
Ranch House with the Cosmopoli
tan Club, church groups, and peo
ple in siudent government. Dinner
will cost each student $1.50 and all
members-' of these organizations
who arc interested in attending
must contact Perry Jenkins at the
VMCA before Wednesday.
The next morning the Russians
will have breakfast with members
of the faculty at Danziger's and
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TENOR HOWARD ROBERTS
. . he appears an Tuesday evening
then will attend several university
Lunch will be heid at the Rath
skelar for part of the group and
several graduate students, and at
In the afternoon part of the
group will attend a program
sponsored by the Heart Associa
tion while the other part will at
tend either the meeting of the
United Auto Workers or visit a
mental hospital in Raleigh.
Following thse activities the
group plans to swim at Kessing
Pool, which will be followed by a
University banquet at the Carolina
The evening program includes a
meeting with the Interracial fel
lowship and a passible meeting
with the United Auto Workers.
Friday morning after breakfast
which will be held at the Phi Gam
ma Delta Fraiernity house, the
group will participate in a press
conference in Graham Memorial.
At 11 am., the group will meet
with student government repres
entatives who will show the-workings
of student government at the
The group will lunch at Lenoir
Hall and will address all students
who are interested in a meeting
in the Main Lounge of Graham
Memorial following lunch. There
will be a question and answer ses
sion following the speeches, how-.
CHAPEL HILL, N. C, FRIDAY, JULY 25,
ever, all questions must be writ
ten rather than oral. The meeting
is open to the public and will start
at approximately 1:30.
The Russians will leave Chapel
Hill at 4:30 by bus.
Before meeting the North Car
olina delegation the group will
have been to New York, the Uni
versity of Illinois, and will have
observed he Tennessee -Valley Au
thority water projects.
The group is here with the con
sent and approval or the United
States State Department and "will
stay at the Co-op House, the Phi
Gam house, and Pi Beta Phi
The visit to Chapel Hill is part
of a-thirty day visit to the United
States iu which two groups af ten
students are taking part.
Two of the Russian students, the
leader and one other, speak ex
cellent English. Most aie grad
uate students', although the lead
er is not a student at all.
The major field of the group
ranges from economics to biology,
and the group in other places has
expressed interest in various
facets of American lite.
Marty Judge, will write a
column for the SSW about his
impressions of the crowd. During
the academic year he is fea
ture editor of the "Traveler" at
the University of Arkansas.
The New York Times calls hini
'sensitive and poetic." Review
from the Cleveland Plain Dealer j
sta'es his sound is "thrilling in !
its seivsous beauty." Howard Rob-1
crts, appearing on Carolina's cam- i
f us July 29, is regarded as one :
r.f the brilliant American tenors
A graduate of the Cleveland In
stitute of Music, Roberts earned
his Master's Degree there in rJtfl.j
In Cleveland he was a member
of the famous Karanui Lyric
: I theatre where he starred in "The
Vie Maiden" and "The Prodigal
Son." "With piwious operatic
training. Roberts has sung the
title role in Otcllo.''
For two a.id one hall years Rob-
t-.cs was a member of the opera j
'company. "Porgy and Bes," fca-1
tured as Robbin. While with the'
show, Ya touted America twice
and ICicopj once as well as having!
a ten month Broadway run. Also, ,
lie was a m. mber of the national- j
i iy -known, inter-racial quartette, j
Oiw World Assembly."
Besidts Roberts' talents as a
singer, l.e has done radio and
Poll Is Conducted By
Student Govt. Board
By a marginof just slightly better than 2-1, UNC students?
held America n"lntervention in the Middle East crisis. The exact
breakdown in voting was 333 for, 150 against and 25 undecided.
Of the 508 people who took part in the Student Government
poll of last week, 32.1 thought American action in this situation
The poll was ordered by Student Body President Curtis Cans
after last Friday's editorial page appeared in The Summer School
Weekly. It was intended to serve as a barometer of student feel
ing in this case.
The results were released last Saturday to the Associated Press
in Charlotte and-the United Press International in Raleigh. With
the results, went excerpts from last week's lead editorial. Thus far
the story has appeared in the Durham Morning Herald, Durham
. Student Body President
, . Poll Conductor
. Newspaper Editor
clcvision work and concert ized ex
ensively, also gaining fame as a
Roberts' appearance at Carolina
ii scheduled for July 29, at 8 p.m
.n Hill Hall, under the auspices
f the Summer Music Series. The ;
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program is free and everyone is fonts after the situation has cool
nvited. !ed somewhat.
JULY 25, 19S3
Sun, Raleigh News and Observer,
Winston-Salem Journal, Chapel
Hill News Leader' and the Greens
boro Daily News. It has also
been mentioned on many of the
itate's leading. radio stations on
news and public service broad
casts. Last Saturday's census was
conducted under the supervision
of Don Dotson of the Summer
School Student Gov't. Board. Com
menting on the poll, Dotson had
this to say: "Having talked with
some of the people included ia
last week's poll ,several interest
ing points have come to light.
First, among those who favored
U. S. intervention in the Mid
East, there were many who either
did not recognize the possibility
of there being any other altern-
ative than intervention.
I "This should not be taken lo
discount the impact of the num
j ber favoring intervention so
! much -as it should indicate a con
! siderable tendancy of a good
many people to disregard, if not.
bs completely oblivious to thia
and other vital matters.
"The fact that the number of .
vnnip omvmipnf intf ait thf at-
ternatives included in the poll
and other alternatives, was about
evenly divided for and against,
while those not commenting fav
ored intervention, seems to bear
Comment also came from Cans
and Editor Davis Young of the
SSW, both of whom had columns
on the editorial page attacking
the action of the President in
sending troops to Lebanon. .
Young said, "I feel that it is
indicative that 32.1 of the Stu
dent Body feels as strongly as
they do. Note should be taken
that such a large segment of our
campus is not in what might be
termed Washington's 'majority'
Gans said, "It may be that
students felt that the action was
the only possible one when
American foreign policy failed in
the Middle East. However, it is
significant to note that a student
group which mere often than not
is critical of policy dictates of
the federal government approves
0( (he President's act
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might indicate the feeling of stu-