Maroon & Gold Non-Profit Organization U. S. POSTAGE PAID Elon College, N. C. PERMIT No. I VOLUME 50 Elon College, N. C. Return Requested Federal Agencies Sponsor Talent Search for Seniors March 5, 1970 NUMBER 14 “Federal employees today are in the vanguard of the most interesting and challenging projects which mankind has ever undertaken — in the hu manities as well as in the sciences.” This, basically, is the message which U. S. Gov ernment job consultants will be bringing to the North Carolina A & T State University on March 9 and 10, 1970, and to the University of North Caro lina at Greensboro cam pus on March 11 and 12, 1970, as part of the “Fed eral Agencies Combined Talent Search” — an ex perimental effort in joint recruiting by a number of Federal organizations to be held at only 30 coll eges nationally this year. The program is designed to give students a quick, convenient, but thorough look at the array of ca reer opportunities avail able within the Federal Government. The Federal Service Entrance Examination (FSEE) is a written test for graduating students to qualify for Federal ca reers in such profession al fields as personnel, general administration, econom ics, social sciences, procurement and supply, investigation, etc. This examination is used to fill over 200 kinds of Federal jobs in over 50 different agencies. If the student’s major is in a specialty like mathematics, accounting, engineering, or some similar field, the FSEE test is not required. Students will learn, in talking with Federal em ployer representatives and from literature in the Placement Office, that the U. S. Government offers a lot more in addition to the great variety of ca reer possibilities and job locations. The starting pay is good, and the pay structure, compares fav orably with private in dustry. Promotions and opportunities for partici pating in the management of important programs come quickly to those who bring energy and im agination to their Federal (Continued on page 2) Federal Service Entrance Exam In conjunction with the Joint Effort for Talent Program at North Ca rolina A & T State Uni versity on March 9 and 10, 1970, and the Uni versity of North Carolina at Greensboro on March 11 and 12, 1970, the Fed eral Service Entrance Examination written test will be given. Students may take the test on the North Carolina A & T State University campus at 6 p.m. on March 9 in the Ballroom of the Me morial Union Building. The test will be given on the University of North Carolina at Greensboro campus at 6:00 p.m. on March 11 in the Ballroom of Elliot Hall. This examination is used for filling admini strative type positions in some 200 different occu pations with the federal government nationwide. It is the primary avenue through which college graduates in non - tech nical majors enter the federal service. Results of the exami nation will be available to agencies the next day, February 10 and 12, and will allow the Federal Job Consultants to take a more positive approach in their consultations with students. For additional infor mation, contact the Placement Office. Mill ®offeel]ou0e By KATHLEEN HOWELL After much prepara tion, the SGA Coffeehouse will open from 9-11 a.m. daily next week. Wayne Hayes, a student from Burlington, has di rected the plans. There is to be free coffee served at the Cof feehouse which is located on the second floor of the Student Center. A place to study is available and dancing with music from a juke box is a possibility at nights. Full - length films are planned for which a fee of 500 will be charged. Hayes hopes that these plans will provide con venient week - end - on entertainment. The movies will be shown in the Senate chambers and will include features such as “Har per”, “Wait UntilDark”, and “Splendor in the Grass”. The charge will cover the coffee and any profit will go towards renting a band for a lake side dance. A meeting held Wed nesday, February 25 was to select a secretary to coordinate the activities of the Coffeehouse. Com mittee members include. Keith Hood, Cathy O’Con nor, Susan Robertson, and Laura Tegge. If anyone has any suggestions for the Coffeehouse, contact Wayne Hayes at ext. 349 or P.O. Box 3288. Your support and co-operation will be appreciated. THE DAY’S END Soon to be TV and recording artists: The Day’s End. Campus Group to Cut Record By ED BAKER After four trips to New York and long, hot days of walking the endless miles of cement, they sang “it worries my soul cause 1 got no place to go and I'm dying.' “I knew we had an ori ginal style,” insisted Billy Robey. “The pro blem was trying to find someone to listen to us.” “Yea,” said Bod Nou- barian. “Have you ever tried to sell yourself?” But the break final ly came when they entered Hollybrooke Int. Since then the Day's End have closed deals with RCA, Bell, and Columbia re cording companies. Hol lybrooke, their produc ers, will select the best deal and then they will begin weekend trips to Danieley Joins World Tour Elon College Presi dent, Dr. J. Earl Daniel ey, will participate in an International Higher Edu cation Seminar during the month of March. The seminar is spon sored by the Comparative Education Society and Phi Delta Kappa, an honorary education fraternity, un der the supervision of Dr. Gerald Reid of Kent State University. Approxi mately 100 college presi dents, professors, and trustees from throughout the United States will at tend the seminar. The globe circling tour will include visits to Switzerland, Russia, Turkey, Lebanon, Thai land, Hong Kong, and Ja pan. The group will attend lectures on higher educa tion in colleges and uni versities in the major cities to be visited. A highlight of the trip will be a visit to the 1970 World’s Fair in Osaka, Japan. New York to record. According to Robey and Noubarian, spokesmen for the group, they will record their first single, tentatively “Georgian- na”, within the next month. It will be releas ed nationwide two weeks later and quickly followed by their first album. In the late spring they will appear on the Della Reese television show and on the late - night shows during the summer. The four juniors, Dave Bullard, Fayetteville, N. C.; Donnie Falk, Hampton, Va.; Bod Nou barian, Niagra Falls, N.Y.; and Billy Robey, Washington, D. C.; met at Elon three years ago by a quirk of fate. It’s because of Elon that we have developed our own original style,” claims Robey. “We can’t get records by other groups like us in the lo cal stores, and the radio plays mostly soul. “I’m really sorry that the peo ple down here don’t ap preciate our music.” Donnie: I don’t under stand people in the South. They hate “nig gers” and then pay $5 to see the Tams and the Showmen. Food Survey Announced Chris Walsh, chairman of the Food and Cafeteria Committee, and Steve W. Bucko, director of the Dining Services, recent ly announced a plan to conduct a Food Prefer ence Survey at the dining halls on Tuesday after noon, March 10. The purpose of the sur vey is to provide students the foods they like best. Results of this survey will be published as soon as possible. Bod: Did you think of any thing? (Continued on page 2) Former Prof Returns to Elon Faculty Mrs. Sue Howell, who taught business education for 12 years at Elon Coll ege, has rejoined the fa culty for the spring term. Mrs. Howell, who taught at Elon from 1932 -44, retired last year as chairman of the Rose High School Business Depart ment in Greenville, N.C. She also has teaching ex perience at N. C. State University, East Carolina University and Reinhardt College in Georgia. She received her A.B. degree at La Grange College in Georgia and her M. S. degree from N. C. State University at Raleigh. She has taken post - graduate work at Western Washington College, the University of Georgia and at N. C. State University. Honor organizations to which Mrs. Howell be longs include Delta Kappa Gamma, Pi Omega Pi, and others. She has been featured in “Who’s 'iVho In American Women”.