THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1968 Personal Thoughts Another Look At Speaker Ban I was watching a dog. This dog was going about its carefree business of whatever dogs do on sunny afternoons. Soon, as the d(^ collected mates, there was a small “ troop ” of little canines. Suddenly, all the dogs froze instantly at the sound of a car speed ing down the road. The car drew nearer, and as it passed, the dogs chased itvigorouslyuntllthey were satisfied that they had frighten ed away their “ enemy. ” Then the gang of pups resumed their merriment. They contmued their frolicking until another auto spednearthe “ forbidden terri tory. ” Almost simultaneously, the “ canine patrol ” lyshed the mechanical invader and hurriedly escorted it out of their “ hall owed grounds. ” Being exhausted with their playing, the group of defenders lay down In the yard to rest. As a faint noise appeared, the dc^s raised their heads. Looking down the road, they saw a small sports car. It approached very slowly . . . very, very slowly. For some reason, the small invader crept up to the curb and stopped right beside the “ canine guards. ” Seeing the car had stopped, and feeling no urge to chase the foreigner, the dogs again lowered their heads and began to doze. Suddenly, the small autogunned its motor and scratched off at a great speed. The frightened dogs jumped to their feet, but before they realized what had happened, the car rounded the corner and sped out of sight. The agitated hounds could only stare and growl at the long-gone enemy. Then, almost as if they were aware that they had allowed the invader to “ stroll ” peacfully into their territory, the dogs disbursed and went each his own way. How similar this experience is to our own life in America. We as Americans, quickly resistand respond to the Communistic wars. Each day, more people pledge themselves to the fighting overseas against the swift-striking scythe of Communism. Yet, what effort is raised against the slow-very, very slow infiltration of our country by the Communists? Already the very people that we spend millions of dollars to kill in those swift Communistic attacks, are allowed to“ stroll ” into any campus or public center in America and give their flowery speeches of propaganda. Right now, the American “ pups ” are settling back to doze for awhile. But, someday, we all maybe readily awakened to the facts; and we will remember that we permitted the whole thing to happen. Think of this the next time you see a dead dog in the road. Four Years RKA As Gardner-Webb College moves into a four-year status, many changes will be made in its academic and cultural life. One of the important changes on campus will be the enlargement of a perman ent art collection. The collection will consist of student work as well as the work of rising Americanartists. Already Gardner-Webb owns several fine paintings and three pieces of Italian statuary. Support for this permanent collection rests with the students as much as with the administration. Gardner-Webb students should know of changes that will be made on their campus, and actively support such enterprises. When Gardner-Webb College becomes a well-known senior coll ege, it will have many advantages for prospective students. DAVID GREGORY Hey Gang, Let’s Get Cultured Often we students are inclined to be so industrious in our studies that we don’t take time to develop our minds. We would find that we will mean more to ourselves, as well as to others, when we attempt to add to our culture as well as take from it. With this in mind, the Pilot urges students toexpressthemselvesintermsof poetry, art, music or written thought. The Pilot welcomes all contributions along this line, and selected entries will be eligible for member ship in the Honorary society, theBrushandScroll. Information re garding the Brush and Scroll is available from David Gregory (206 Myers) o " ^ - Professor James Rash of the art department. Focus Journeys To Smithfield The weekend of November 10, 1968 at Hsgah Baptist Church in Smithfield took much preparation and thought by the members of FOCUS. “Good News”, a folk musical, was pre sented on Saturday night Nov ember 9. The modem trend of the hippie, who is doubtlessly affecting society, is the basis for this arrangement of pre senting Christ to the world of today. Services were led on Sunday morning by the group alond with Sunday School les sons. Dinner was served and the Gardner-Webb College stu dents were headed for school to resume a week of studying. This was a weekend of parti cipation for these who give of their time to share their hap piness with others. FOCUS (Fellowship of Chris tian United in Service) is an organization of young people frtn fll RttCC who want to see Christ streng- KjOUgreSSWaUl IVUVV Thus far this year, FOCUS has completed a total of four trips, traveling approximately sixty-five mUes. An average d thirty-two students have par ticipated in the services giv ing programs of music, testi monies and preaching. FOCUS is looking on to a very suc cessful year. Congratulations To Congressman James T. Broyhill On His Win In The 10th District EDITOR AND STAFF Reg Alexander (E D.), Perry Dover, Jerry Simpson, Rickey Blakley, David Gregory, Dan Snyder, Terry Knight, Nancy Ray- field, Sara Russel, and various club reporters. Advisor, Mr. Alex Vaughn. Election Reflection By RICKEY BLAKELY The national election turned in surprising re suits that without a doubt frightened conservative voters on campus at different periods during the night ofNov. 5th. Assuming the conservative moderate vote to be the com bination of the Nixon and Wall ace vote, conservatives and moderates made up 92 per cent of the voting strength on cam pus. This compares with the national tallyforthiselectionas being 56 per cent. At the time of the campus election (Oct. 28) Nixon had 59 per cent of the vote on campus and 45 per cent of the vote nationally based on polls. During election day (Nov. 5) el ections in classes gave Nixon a vote in excess of 70 per cent on campus. This compares with the national electicm figure of 43 per cent. Both election per centages were marked by a huge decline in Wallace strength. This is probably due to fear of Hubert Humphrey winning if Wallace caused the election to be thrown into the House. Humphrey’s campaign was en hanced greatly in the last days by four vote factions. First, Humphrey gained McCarthy’s support and thereby received decisive votes in New York, Massachusetts, Connecticutt and northeastern Pennsylvania. His support was concentrated in the cities. Secondly, Humphrey gained votes through President Johnson’s bombing halt. Hump hrey had mentioned in his cam paign a move that would poll him votes and evidently this was it. Thirdly, many maverick Wall- acean Democrats turned to Humphrey when Wallace began to show defeat in the polls. Fourthly, last minute cam paigning by Humphrey in app arently strong Republican are as and return of the labor vote to Humphrey gained vast num bers of votes. This point was illustrated when in the extrem ely early hour of the morning, Humphrey surged ahead of Nix on by 800,000 votes when the northeastern and midwestern city votes began pouring in. However, the CBS Network lat er pointed out that Humphrey was conceding defeat at that time for his prospects were looking bad in key states, the states that appeared to be go ing for Nixon. In the final analysis, Gard ner-Webb appears to have been a poor indicator to the nation al election. To explain why, one must point to the vote. GW has obviously voted moderate-con- servative at 92 per cent. Of that conservative count, Nixon gained a somewhat moderate vote at 59 per cent, and Wall ace gained an extremely con servative vote at 33 per cent. The college Nixon vote com pares favorably with the sub urban sections of the country, and the College Wallace vote compares most favorably with the rural areas of the nation. The college choice vote went most like the choice vote of Nebraska which had 59 per cent Nixon, 8 per cent Wallace and 33 per cent Humphrey. The GW vote was as a whole unique when compared with the states for the campus vote did not even come close to being duplicated respectively for each candidate in any of the 50 states. Light Tower Dedicated As part of the Gardner-Webb Homecoming activities, the Sut- tle-Wall Memorial Tower, the Beason Gate, the JarreU Gate, and a boiling springs were ded icated Saturday, November 3, 1968. The tower, popularly called the “Tower of Light”, is a memorial to Dr. Zeno Wall and Joseph L. Suttle, Sr.; the Beason Gate is in memory of B. G. Beason; and the Jarrell Gate is in honor of the Jar rell family. The boiling springs was ded icated as a name sustainer, for the original boiling springs that the town was named for has not gurgled forth since 1939. - Drama The Drama Department is busy preparing for a sensitive and moving one-act play to be presented to the student body on Dec. 2,4 - 6 at Chapel periods. “ The Long Christmas Dinner ” by Thornton Wilder, spans a period of 90 years, following several generations of the same family as they gather on Christmas Day. Alcohol preserves almost anything - except human dignity. Medical reports confirm that death will stunt your growth. Members of Student Government along with Baptist Student Union representatives, attended the Baptist State Convention at Raleigh to maintain a booth. A Bulldog room committee has been established with Jan Bingham as chairman. These members will be responsible for making the Bulldog room more attractive and functional for the student body. How about that switch from cold sandwiches to hot ones? - Appreciation to those responsible for our new snack bar! Student Government plans for November were put into action on the first with “ The Impressions ” in performance for pre homecoming activities. Here are some SGA plans for the remainder of this month: Nov. 16 - Freshman Parents Day. Nov. 19 - Pulitzer Prize winner Pearl S. Buck, author of “ The Good E^rth ”, will speak during assembly. Nov. 19 - Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels in concert. Nov. 26 - Holiday celebrations will begin with a Thanksgiving buffet in the cafeteria (Thanksgiving holidays begin after classes on Wed., Nov. 27.) Impressions In Concert The Impressions, one of the top popular singing groups in the nation for 10 years, were at Gardner-Webb College, Fri day, Oct. 31, 1968, in the Bost Gymnasium. Sponsored bythe Student Gov ernment Association, the Im pressions presented a concert of music including their hit tunes, “We’re a Winner,” “Talking About My Baby,” ’’gypsy” and other hit tunes. Curtis Mayfield is leader of the Impressions and writes practically all their songs. A soft, unusually refreshing sound is the trade mark of this group which is one of the most dur- abel in the music world. Hollis West of the WASHING TON POST stated of the Im pressions’ song, “We’re A Winner,” . . . “the lyrics are compelling. They sum up pride and determination, joy and group spirit.” Gardner Webb Voting Resuhs Richard Nixon swept 59 per cent of the student vote during a mock presidential election on the Gardner - Webb College campus recently. Nixon’s 328 votes and 59 per cent far outdistancedthe 134 re ceived by George Wallace. Wallace’s 33 per cent was, how ever, a strong showing in com parison with the weak eight per cent gained by Hubert Humphrey who had 45 votes. Pat Paulsen of the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour got 26 votes while Gene McCarthy got five write-invotes. The Nov ember Playmate got one admir ing vote and Touche, alias foot ball manager Bill Chandler of Greenwood, S.C., had two fe male votes. Ted Kennedy rec eived a vote and a Canadian student dropped in a “neutral” vote in order to avoid inter national incident. The faculty was allowed to- vote but with only 31 of over 100 potential voters It was difficult to gain a true picture of how the professors and administrators stand. Nixon with 20 votes had 69 per cent of the total, Hum- liirey had 24 per cent of tte vote with seven ballots, Wallace had two votes and seven per cent and Pat Paulsen matched that with two votes. Pearl S. Buck, Nobel and Pu litzer Prize winning author will speak in the Bost Physical Ed ucation Building at 11a. m. Nov ember 19, 1968. Spending forty years on China’s mainland has given Miss Buck a keen in sight into today’s international problems concerning China. International Relations Club The International Relations Club has been invited to at tend the Middle South Model United Nations. The first ses sion is to be held in the spring of the year at Western Car olina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina. The Model United Nations is an organization by which dele gations from various colleges can gain both knowledge and experience in international pol itical and social affairs. Each college delegation must repre sent a country, and the dele gations must meet in session as does the United Nations. All procedures and practices are carried on as they are in the United Nations. Each member of a delega tion serves on a specific com mittee, those committees be ing divided into political, spec ial political, social and eco nomic categories. Also, cer tain delegations that represent nations In the security council send a member to the model security council of the Model U- nited Nations. Gardner-Webb hopes to get a security coun cil nation, and the club is now considering nations to repre-

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