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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
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
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
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
Another challenging pro
gram the C.C.U. has under_
faken is the Mental Health
Outreach Program, which is
headed by the Community
(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
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
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
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.

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