Brevard College, Brevard, N.C.
Friday, October 7, 1994
Volume 63 Number 1
Homecoming Weekend full of activities for students
by Andrew Douglas
Clarion Staff Writer
Por those who are looking for
something to do on the weekend of Oct.
7- look no further. This year s
Homecoming Weekend is overnowing
with activities and events that both
students and faculty can enjoy.
On Friday, Oct. 7, there is a
baseball game at 2 p.m. which is to be
followed by the long-anticipated for
Homecoming Dance. The dance is to be
held at 9 p.m. in the Student Union
On Saturday, the Jazz Ensemble and
Concert Band will perform at the
In This Issue:
Dasburg joins BC family—3
Trash t^es over oaitipus.,..Pg- 4
Freshmen cope with shocJt of
college Hfe Pg’5
Outing Club hits the trail..Pg.
Catch up on PIO ^8- ^
Campus Life Calendar. -Pg- ^
Know your Residence Hall
Assistants and Directors.. Pg-
Coronation Ceremony, which will take
place at 3 p.m. on the soccer field.
Coronation is following the 1 p m.
women’s soccer game and is before the
men’s soccer game, which is at 3.30
p m. There is also a 1 p.m. baseball
game and a bonfire later that night at 9
If that still isn’t enough to do, on
Sunday, Oct. 9, the Coffeehouse is open
and there is a women’s soccer game at
So there it is -- a complete list of
all the homecoming activities this year.
There should be no excuse for anyone
not to come and have a ball.
I Want My Mummy!
Thomas Weber -sculpts" Ben Voegele's hairv,«h smving cream dunng
a Derby Day event. For more Derby Day photos, see Page
Brevard College men’s
basketball coach arrested
by Kelly Wright
Campus Life Editor
Brevard College Men’s Basketball
Coach Tom Radford was arrested on
Thursday, Sept. 22, on a charge of
taking indecent liberties with a minor.
The charge is a felony.
Radford, 48, has been suspended
from his duties as a coach and physical
education instructor at the College. He
is currently under medical care at an area
hospital under an unsecured bond.
Since coming to BC six years ago,
Radford has been highly respected and
admired. “This has been very devastating
to the students, faculty and staff,” said
Steve Martin, Vice President and Dean
for Campus Life. “Everyone is
According to news reports.
investigators have discovered that the
alleged incident did not occur on the
college campus, did not involve any BC
students, faculty or staff, and did not
have any connection with any Brevard
Norm Witek has been assigned
Radfoixl’s health class. Jerry Stone, a
member of the board of trustees and
owner and operator of Camp
Rockbrook, will be working with the
basketball team. Stone helped Radford
last year and has extensive college
basketball coaching experience.
Recruiting for a new men’s basketball
coach will begin soon. Last year,
Radford coached the Tornados to a 14 -
15 season; the team made it to the
Region X semi-finals, where they lost a
hard-fought game to #1 ranked Anderson
Rules defined for alcohol
violations on campus
by Robert Holland
Clarion Staff Writer
Many students have asked about the
“new” rules that are now in effect here at
Brevard College. According to Dean of
Campus Life Steve Martin, there are not
any that are “new,” just old ones that
have been redefined.
Because the rules were unclear,
conflicts occurred last year between the
campus life staff and the students, which
caused some confusion. Most of the
puzzlement occurred with policies
concerning alcohol. The rules now
clearly specify the following:
1. If numerous students are caught
with alcohol in a room, ALL of the
students in the room will be written up,
regardless of whether they were drinking
2. If a student’s roommate has
alcohol in their room and is caught with
it, BOTH roommates will be written up
for possession. If this occurs while one
roommate is out of town, and the
roommate has no knowledge of the
alcohol, the absent student will still be
written up but no charge will be filed.
3. This year the North Carolina
fireworks law was changed to make
them legal to possess. At Brevard
College, however, they are not
permitted at all on the campus.
4. When a student is found guilty
and is given service hours and/or fine,
they are also given a deadline to
complete the hours and pay the fine.
Martin said that last year many students
finished the year without ever
completing their sanctions.
The men and women who are in
charge of creating the rules are the
campus life staff, SGA, and a review
board that meets in the Spring. So lar
this year the number of violations has
been very few. In the first thirty days
there were no alcohol policies broken,
according to the Office of Campus Life.
(See Rules on Pg. 12)