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December l6, I960 NORTH C ■'ROLIN/ ' i:SLLY/'N Vol. I. No. 1
"Problems and Promise In a
Changing South" was the title of
the Human Rd. ations Seminar at the
University of North Carolina.
Vann Massey, Vice-President of
the Student Government, o.nd Betty
Anderson, Editor of the newspaper,
represented North Carolina V^'esle-
yan at the seminar atte nd ed by
fifty students from various col
leges December 10 >-.nd 11.
Kr. Edw^^rd P. Korgan of / B C
delivered the keynote address on
Saturday afternoon which dealt-
with the problems in the South,
particularly the "Four Gals With
a Goal", as he called the four
Negro girls in Louisiana.
Saturday night they attended a
panel discussion on the legality
vs. morality of the sit-in move
Dr. ' arren ''shby, Professor of
Philosophy at the "oflian's College
of the University cf Norrth Cferolin^
deMvered the closi'hg speech on
the Promiffi of the Changing aDuth."
The seminar was cosponsored by
the student government and tte Yl^i-
YIVCA of the University of North
Carolina and the U. S. National
Student Association.
Vann attained the workshop which
dealt with the meaning of higher
education in the new South. The
role of the church in a changing
South was the title of the I'ork-
shop in v/hich Betty participated.
The other \/orkshops studied
questions regarding the political
responsibility ii a changing South,
the South's obligation in a chang
ing world and the South's response
to an economy in transition.
The student body of No rth
Carolina !.'esleyan College voted
67-2 in favor of a Community
Council, Thursday, December 1$.
The Community Council is a new
program for governing the life of
the college. The goal is to estab
lish "1,'esleyan Community through
fidelity, service and integrity."
In The /ssembly program Dr. C.
Edwin Harwood, Professor of Eng
lish, explained that the key word
to the program is confidence c.nd
The Council has the pov/er to
counsel anyone or any group in
the I-esley^n Community to promote
a better relationship and effi
ciency in the Community. It has
the pov/er to investigate any area
of the community life to obtain
facts concerning various problems
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confronting the community. It
may recommend to any person
or group of persons in the l^e^eyan
community the findings beliefs,
or suggestions of the Community
Council. It has no authority to
enforce action on any part of the
Community. This power is left in
the hands of the Dean and the Ad
The Community Council program
does not list those things a stu
dent must no do. It presents •
the students a Bill of Rights,
which states:
"Me, the people of North Car
olina Lesleyan College Comr.unity
do firmly intend:
I. That every student of the
Community shall receive
equal and fair treatment
in all academic matters.
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