Winter Term Preview The Lanc^' "* Winter Term Preview VOLUME 22 NUMBER 6 St. Andrews Presbyterian College October 21,1983 Parent’s Day Saturday, October 15 proved to be a huge success. Parents were hosted by the College and given the opportunity to experience life at St. Andrews Charges Filed On Oct- 17, Pat Hewlett was given the choice to withdraw from school or face expul sion, according to Dean of Students, William Loftus. “The action was taken due to a cumulation of social pro blems in the dormitory (Albemarle) and in Laurin- burg,” Loftus said. Hewlett was charged with assult on a female in civil court in Laurinburg. He pleaded no contest and received a sentence of prayer for judgement continued. “We will not tolerate repeated incidences of social ly disruptive behavior,” said Loftus. The same type of ac tion would have been taken with other students accor ding to Loftus. Loftus went on to say that this type of behavior is “a slap in the face for other students.” The social and academic lives of the students are disrupted and appropriate action will be taken. The Writer's Forum will feature James Laughlin, President of New Directions on Thursday, November 3, 1983 at 8:00 p.m. Laughlin will speak on William Carlos Williams ton the eve of his centennial celebration) and read from his private collection. Brantley On Probation CCU Update Volleyball For Brooks Fund By Reeta Roy The College Christian Union sponsored a volleyball game to raise money for Joshua Brooks, who needs a liver transplant within three mon ths. That night’s match, won by the faculty (15-4), raised over $80 for the Brooks Fund. According to Fred Henley, “It was great to see everyone there. The players and crowd had an exciting time.” One of the referees, Eva Pittman commented, “The game showed that peo ple did care for Joshua. There was a big turnout, and I enjoyed it tremendously.” Causes like Joshua’s have allowed the campus to ex press their care and sensitivi ty. Kamala Jones observed, “It felt good to do something for Joshua. Some people donated money even though they couldn’t make it, and some paid $2 even though the price had been lowered to $1.” Penny Cunningham hoped that “it’ll make a dif ference.” The C.C.U. extends a special thanks to the following peo ple for their generous sup port: Eva Pittman, Kelly Aker, and Elaine Kelly for refereeing; Murray Hall and Hunter Wingate for “flagg ing”’ Wilson Goodson for his publicity shots; Mr. Mar shall Hearns and Mr. John Maulrsby for setting up the gym; and the students and faculty who were at the game. Another challenging pro gram the C.C.U. has under_ faken is the Mental Health Outreach Program, which is headed by the Community Outreach (formerly the Pastoral Com mittee). The director of the burg area. “A group home is an establishment above an institution, which provide it’s residents with oppor tunities to relate with “nor mal” people,” according to Lawrence Smith. Lawrence has had three years of ex perience working with men tally retarded people. Cynthia stated that the home is “a next step into society.” The committee is sharing with the residents pursuing specific ways to spend their leisure time. “We are trying to key in on their individual needs and interests. 1 hope we can make more use of St. Andrews’ facilities like the gym and Fan igo,” said Cynthia. “Many of the com mittee members have gained a better understanding about various individual needs, not necessarily restricted to the group homes, but other human beings.” Continued on Page 4 On September 26, Chris Brantley appeared before the Honor Court on charges that he lied to the Dean of Students. Lying is a violation of the St. Andrews Honor Code. Brantley was charged with ly ing about the time of his ar rival to his room on a night in which another incident oc curred on campus. Brantley was not facing any other charges and his involvement in any other incidents was never questioned or assum ed. The Honor Court found Brantley guilty of lying to the Dean and he was placed on probation for six weeks. During his probation, Brantley is to follow his nor mal academic and social ac tivities at St. Andrews. However, during the period he is to be in his suite by 11:00 p.m. seven nights a week. Furthermore, Brantley is to appear at an interview with the Honor Court and one with an official from the Student Life Office. During his probation, Brantley is restricted from assuming any elected office. At press time, no formal ap peal to the charges had been filed. Student Life News New Boiler - St. Andrews has purchased a new boiler for the physical plant to be installed by November 10. The Stu dent Life Office is confident that it will eliminate the recur rent problems with hot water and heating. Dorm Meetings - Spotlights will be set up to light the end of the causewalk nearest Wilmington Dorm. The lights will be positioned under the Wilmington overhang nearest the causewalk. A light will also be placed between Concord and the Freedom Village trailers. Security - Four^ew members, all students, have been plac ed on the St. ^drews security force. A full-time member has also been hired. The residential side of the campus will now be patrolled more effectively. A couple of arrests have already been made.