PILOT Gardner-Webb College—Home of the Bulldogs WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1972 BOILING SPRINGS, NORTH CAROLINA "It^s The Real Thing" Claypool Leads 72 Religious Emphasis Week Co-ordinators of Religious Emphasis Week, “It’s the Real Thing,” view the publicity sign for the week. Pictured from right to left arel Mike Shook, BSU President, Dr. Robert Lamb and Mr. Robert Deckw'. SGA News Dr. Arthur Nuhrah was elected to be the faculty advisor as well as parlimentarian to the Student Government Senate. Dr. Nuhrah has been serving as parliamentar ian and with the removal of Dr. Ellenburg as faculty advisor, the Senate voted at a special call- meeting on January 25 to allow Dr. Nuhrah to serve as faculty ad visor also. Other business included con sideration of senate absenteeism and the vote to begin impeach ment procedure against four sen ators for negligence of duty and failure to attend meetings. These senators are Henry Allen, a sopho more senator; Ricki Barker, a junior senator; Phil Hopkins, a senior senator; and Tommy Way, senator-at-large. These senators will be required to go before the Judicial Board. The twenty-six senators present began to fill vacancies in the Sen ate involving students who did not return this second semester or who submitted their resignation. To replace Clara Eggleston from Hapy Dorm is Debbie Moore; Mary Suttle, a freshman senator will be replaced by Brad McBride; Lee Teeter and Suzi Conner, day students, will be replaced by Susan Byers and Sam Madison; and as Senator-at-large, Dicky Brown will replace Robert Thomp- five-day Religious Emphasis Week featuring Dr. John Claypool, pastor of the Broadway Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Texas, is be ing held on campus this week. The purpose of this designated week is to show that the gospel introduced in the fall revival with Dr. Cal Guy, also includes an em phasis on responsible involvement in solving the problems of the world and the individual. The theme for the week is “It’s the Real Thing.” According to Mr. Robert Decker, Baptist Student Union Director, the “real thing” is life, specifically the Christian life. In accordance with the theme, the song for the week is “It’s the Real Thing,” the Coca Cola theme Dr. Claypool, the speaker for each morning assembly on Mon day, Wednesday, and Friday, is a graduate of Baylor University and Southern Baptist Theological Sem inary. He served as pastor of the Crescent Hill Baptist Church, Lou isville, Kentucky, from 1960-71. Dr. Claypool was also the chairman of the Christian Life Commission which is an agency of the Southern Baptist Convention dealing with Christian living. Mr. Decker stated that he is a well-known Baptist pastor and an "outstanding speaker on Christian Ethics.” The week prior to Religious Em phasis Week, February 1, Jerry Buckner, consultant on campus ministeries for the Student Depart ment, Baptist Sunday School Board, Nashville, Tennessee, spoke in chapel as the introductory speak- Religious Emphasis Week in volves required chapel sessions on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday frim 9:40-10:30. The class sched ule on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday will be adjusted with shortened classes. Optional sem inars led by topic personalities are on Tuesday and Thursday morning at 9:30 and Tuesday and Thursday evening at 6:00. Students are not requried to attend the seminar ses- Topics for discussion for the week-long emphasis include such subjects as: The Christian and the Alcohol and Drug Problem, Chris tian Marriage, Clash of World Philosophies, Everyday Problems of Being a Real Person, Facing Honest Doubt about Doing the Will of God, Moral Issues Con fronting Christian Students, Now that you are 18 and have the vote. Population Explosion, Poverty and John R. Dover Memorial Library Friday Night At The Movies The Student Entertainment Com mittee is bringing the movie “The RA Expeditions” to campus Fri day night February 11, 1972. The movie will be presented in Ham rick Auditorium at 8:00 p.m. “The RA Expeditions” is the award-winning film account of of seven from seven nations and embarked from Safi, Morocco. RA I sailed to within 600 miles of landfall before breaking up and sinking. Undaunted, Heyerdahl tried again the next summer with RA II, 10 feet shorter and of slightly Thor Heyerdahl’s epic voyages by different design. RA II successful- Dover Library Soon Underway Construction is to begin late this spring or summer on the new John R. Dover, Sr., Library. The struc ture will be completed sometime in 1974, according to Mr. Alton H. Malone, head librarian. The new library is a fitting memorial to the memory of the community - minded man who founded the Dover Textile Group and made it possible for so many of this employees to advance their own careers. This new learning facility constitutes the core of the academic program being planned for the senior college. With three floors, the new John R. Dover Library will have 45,000 square feet of floor space, and a maximum capacity of 150,000 books. The bottom floor will house a teaching material center, an audio visuals laboratory, a library-science classroom, a record room, and also stacks and seating. The ground floor has the main entrance to the building. It in cludes a periodicals area, both cur rent and bound, a special collec tions room with archives and donated collections valuable to the school, a reference section, a circulation area, a card catalog, library offices and lounge for li brary staff, a staff work area and technical processing area, and an outside loading dock. The main purpose of the third floor is seating space, book space, and individual and group study The new library will be located in the parking lot behind Decker and in front of Myers Dorm. This modern library will be a great service to the students as their library needs have increased since Gardner-Webb has become a senior college. paper boat from Africa to the Americas. Heyerdahl, famous for his Kon- Tiki and Aku-Aku adventures, made the voyages with eight other brave men, a monkey and a duck to prove that a boat made only of papyrus reeds and a rope—a copy of those used thousands of years ago—could have carried early travelers across the Atlantic to South America many centuries be fore Columbus. Experts warned him not to try, but in 1969 he hired boatwrights from Chad, Africa, to build RA I, named for the Egyptian sun god. ly sailed 3,270 miles from Safi to Barbados in the West “The RA Expeditions” was a winner at the 1971 MIFED In ternational Film Festival in Milan. Students will be admitted to this film free of charge by getting a ticket at Mr. Poston’s office and outsiders will be charged $1.00 at the door. The response to “Cool- Hand Luke” prompted this movie. Per haps if the response remains good, the students will have more movies this semester on campus. Register your preferences with Mr. Poston. Hunger in the World, and War and Peace. Local community personalities will be leading many of the sem inar sessions. Some of these peo ple include; Dr. Gene Washburn; Mrs. Harold Causby, a Christian mother from First Baptist Church, Shelby; Otis Wilson, assiciate pas tor, Shelby Presbyterian Church; George Webb, pastor, Shelby Pres byterian Church; and Joe Mauney, Shelby city attorney. Along with each guest personality, a faculty member will act as host in each Mr. Decker revealed that com munity speakers are being used as an effort to draw the student body and community closer together. “It is hoped that students will be come more aware of their respon sibility to help other people and to share life,” Decker stated. One feature of Religious Em phasis Week is the dormitory rap sessions that were held on Monday night, February 7 at 9:00 p.m. Dr. C. Lampley and Dr. H. Farrior from Shelby assisted by Dr. Fur man Hewitt and Mr. Lyman Far rell spoke to the girls concerning abortion. At the same time rap sessions were held in the boys dorms. During the week, a survey is being conducted concerning stu dent interest and community ser vice. The survey is being con ducted by Mrs. Dan Proctor. After the results of the survey have been tabulated an attempt will be made to give every student who express es an interest, an opportunity to serve in the communities around us in a meaningful way. Mr. Jim Green, the state Baptist Student Union Secretary for the North Carolina Baptist Convention will be on campus Thursday and Friday to talk to the students. He along with Dr. Claypool will at tend regular sessions throughout the week. In preparation for the Emphasis Week, a Baptist Student Union Prayer and Practice Retreat was held at Camp Grier, Old Fort, North Carolina, on February 4-5. The over-night retreat consisted of the final music preparation for the Religious Emphasis Week. Chapel Construction Near Completion Construction is expected to be completed in April on the John R. Dover Memorial Chapel, if good weather prevails. The last build ing to be erected through the pro ceeds of the 1965 capital gifts cam paign for Gardner-Webb, the chapel was made possible through the gifts of the Shelby industrial- *^Vhe $300,000 building will seat 336 in the chapel area, house eight offices and three classrooms in the basement. The basement is hoped to be finished by February. TThe chapel offices include a Baptist Student Union office and college minister’s office. Work on the new John R. Dover Memorial Chapel, above, is n completion. It will provide a main focal point at the entrance to college.