April 18, 1991
Serving the Elon College Community
Volume XVII, Number 20
■ Steve Camp, one of
music's top performers will be
performing tonight at 9 p.m.
in the Alamance court yard.
Don't miss out!
■ Be a volunteer and help
out at the Special Olympics
Friday beginning at 8 a.m. The
raindate will be Friday, Apr.
■ Participate in Spring
Fling this year. Spring Fling
is sponsored by S.U.B. and
begins with a trip to
Carowinds Satuday, Apr. 22
and will continue through
Saturday, Apr. 27 with events
h^pening all week.
A year ago Coach Tom
Parham was selected to the
NAIA HaU of Fame.
■ The Health Cenler
*'ecieves complaints from
students. Nurse Janie Salter and
^on Klepcyk, dean of student
affairs try to explain why. See
story, page 5.
■ The Student Union
Board will present comedian
Eric Kwnfeld Wednesday, Apr.
24 at the Outdoor stage at 7
p.m. Komfeld is said to relate
"'ell to students. See story,
■ Billy Ripken, of the
Baltimore Orioles, discusses
his career and what it is like to
play in his brother's shadow.
See story, page 10.
Page 6, 7
The land will provide a natural •nvironment and outdoor laboratory for botany, zoology
and ecology students.
Lodge to become botanical preserve
will be during
Elon College officials plan to
dedicate TTie Lodge as a permanent
gjwnspace during Earth Week this
^^'in April of 1990 a proposal
was made for the college to
consider designating the 26 ^re
tract of land as the official coHe^
aiboretum. The proposal ongnated
from a desire to maintain a
"greenspace" close to campus to
be developed and used for
educational and environmental
puijwKS^nd^w j. Angyal, chair
of the lodge and botanical preserve
committee, said the college
considers the botanical preserve to
be well suited to its mission of
preparing students for "service to
their communities" and of
The preserve will be a recreation area and the site for
educational programs for area residents.
encouraging "individual and
collective responsibility for the
The mission of the preserve
will be the following:
■ To provide a conveniently
located natural area for use in the
teaching of botany, zoology and
ecology. The preservation of this
property will provide a convenient
■ To provide a natural
environment suitable for
ecological and field biology
■ To permit the college
community to actively engage in
See Lodge, Page 8
The annual Spring Fling
activities sponsored by the Student
Union Board are scheduled to kick
off with a trip to Carowinds this
"The Student Union Board is
sponsoring these events which are
open to anyone, " said Kathy
Kern, Student Activities Director.
"All of the events have free
admission. We encourage everyone
to come out It'll be a lot of fun."
After the trip to Carowinds,
students are encouraged to
participate in Monday's "Fun
Flicks." Students can make their
own music video, either singing
themselves or lip-syncing. The
Fun Flicks are scheduled from 11
a.m. to 5 p.m.
"I sang last year," said junior
See Fling, Page 8
The Elon College Media
Board met Tuesday, April 9 to
vote on the 1991-92 student
editors of The Pendulum, Phi Psi
Cli, Colonnades and the station
manager of WSOE.
Criteria for selection was
based on the applicant's grade
point average, faculty and staff
interviews and experience.
Deborah Durkee and Murray
Glenn were chosen to split the
editor position of The
Pendulum. Durkee, a senior, will
start off as editor in the fall.
Durkee said she felt a
combination of feelings when she
found out she had been chosen."!
felt a combination of excitement
See Editors, Page 8