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Newspaper oj the Students of Meredith College
Vol. XLV
No. 3
All seniors who anticipate liie
completion of graduation require*
ments at the end of the current se>
mester should arrange a confercnce
with the Registrar. Call or come by
the oifice to complete arrangements
The purpose of the conference is
to maice the final check or ench
permanent record to see that all
requirements have actually been
Concerts, Lectures Series: Exciting Entertainment
Mr. and Mrs. George Lucktenburg will
present three programs during the 1970>
71 concerts and lectures series here.
Special Instructors
In Music Department
Have Varied Talents
The music department announces
the employment of several special
Mrs. Almut Burian is special
instructor in violin and viola. A
native of Germany, she received a
diploma from Hochschiile fur Musik
in Frankfurt, Germany. She now
lives in Chapel Hill where her hus
band is attending UNC graduate
Mrs. Barbara Ann Coffey Hum-
Iple is a special instructor in organ.
She graduated from Mars Hill when
it was still a Junior College and
received her B. M. from Stetson
University and her M. M. from
Southern Seminary. Mrs. Humble,
who always uses her complete name
t>ecause it spells BACH, has worked
as organist and minister of music in
Georgia and North Carolina, most
recently at Pritchard Memorial Bap
tist Church. Her husband is attend
ing Southeastern Seminary in Wake
Mrs. Joan Meltan Smith received
her B.M. and M.M. from the Uni
versity of Mississippi and is special
instructor in piano. A former Miss
North Carolina she is now a candi
date for a Ph.D. in musicology at
UNC, where her husband is working
on his Ph.D. in communications. He
is now working as an announcer at
WPTF, and they live in Raleigh.
Mrs. Vicki Ham, a native of So
ciety Hill, S. C., is special instruc
tor in piano. She received her B.M.
from Salem College and her M.M.
from the University of Illinois. She
has taught in the public schools in
Darlington, S. C. She now lives in
Raleigh where her husband is a
graduate student at NCSU.
Mrs. Lynda Arrington, special
instructor in voice, is a former stu
dent of Mrs. Jane Sullivan and re
ceived her B.A. in piano from
Meredith. She is equally talented in
piano and voice and has taught both
privately. She has taught piano at
Meredith and now lives with her
husband and two children in Ra
Looking forward to a year of ex
citing and varied entertainment, the
concert and lectures committee an
nounces the 1970-71 series of cam
pus events.
Opening the season is a three-part
program by the husband-wife team
of Mr. and Mrs. George Luckten-
berg. This accomplished couple will
perform a piano-violin duo of the
Beethoven Sonata Cycle on October
5 in chapel, the second pro
gram being presented at 8:00 p.m.
of the same day. Program three is
scheduled for October 19, 8:00 p.m.,
Jones Auditorium.
Mrs. Lucktenberg, violinist, and
Dr. George Lucktenberg, pianist,
have earned recognition through
their artistic interpretations and
varied programs. Because of their
artistry, this husband-wife team is in
ever-growing demand for concerts,
for clinics, and for lectures.
Studying at Austria’s State
Academy of Music at Vienna, each
of the Lucktenbergs won the coveted
Artists Diploma in less than a year.
Further recognition of their abilities
took the form of a Ford Foundation-
sponsored fellowship at the Uni
versity of North Carolina, Chapel
Hill. With this fellowship the Luck
tenbergs researched neglected mas
terpieces of their special field—18th
century sonatas for violin and harpsi
chord. Training for their profes
sional backgrounds includes studies
in violin with Ivan Galamian, Max
Rostal, and Ernest Morawec; in
piano with Edward Kilenyi; and
in harpsichord with Eta Barich-
Besides the attraction of their
talent, the Lucktenbergs also have
the appeal of two fabulous instru
ments: a Stradivarius dated 1718
and a specially-built nine-foot mod
ern concert harpsichord.
Presently the Lucktenbergs are
teaching at Converse College, Spar
tanburg, S. C. In the summer Dr.
Lucktenberg assumes his position on
the faculty of the National Music
Camp in Interlochen, Mich. The
talented couple spends between-tour
Tryouts for Production
At iWeredlth to Be Held
Tryouts for Twelve Angry Wom
en, the major dramatic production
of Meredith Playhouse, will be held
Tuesday, October 6, at 7:00 p.m. in
202 Jones. This play, written by
Reginald Rose and adapted by Sher
man L. Sergei, won an Emmy award
for “best dramatic writing.”
Twelve Angry Women is the story
of a nineteen-year-old boy who is
charged with the fatal stabbing of his
father. The boy’s fate rests in the
hands of the twelve women jurors.
The verdict is reached after many
tense scenes, re-examination of the
testimony, re-enactment of the mur
der, and the advent of a new murder
Twelve students are needed to fill
the roles of the jurors, whose per
sonalities range from meek and hesi
tant to loud and flashy and from
sadistic to gentle. Any student de
siring a part in the production or
having interest in or enthusiasm for
the theater should come to tryouts.
Tryouts are open to all classes.
Linda Lee Soloman, instructor of
speech and dramatics at Meredith,
remarks, “I am looking forward with
Graduate Record Exam
To Be Administered
Six Times This Year
Educational Testing Service re
cently announced that undergradu
ates and others preparing to go to
graduate school may take the
Graduate Record Examinations on
any of six different test dates during
the current academic year.
The first testing date for the GRE
is Oct. 24, 1970. Scores from this
administration will be reported to
the graduate schools about Dec. 1.
Students planning to register for the
October test date are advised that
applications received by ETS after
Oct. 6 will incur a $3.00 late regis
tration fee. After Oct. 9, there is no
guarantee that applications for the
October lest date can be processed.
The other five test dates are Dec.
12, 1970, Jan, 16, Feb. 27, April
24, and June 19, 1971. Equivalent
late fee and registration deadlines
apply to these dates. Choice of test
(Continued on page 4)
great enthusiasm to the production
of Twelve Angry Women. The play
is an extremely exciting, moving and
gripping story which I feel will be a
true credit to Meredith College.”
Two evening performances are
planned for Monday, November 16,
and Tuesday, November 17, at
8:00 p.m. These performances will
be open to the Raleigh community
and surrounding area.
time at home with their three chil
After the Lucktenberg appear
ance, the next scheduled event for
the Meredith community is the per
formance of Sartre’s No Exit by the
Lyric Players, Inc., at 8:00 p.m. in
the auditorium.
The calendar of the Concert and
Lectures Series is open (to be filled
later) until March 17 when Mr.
Frank J. McEwen, O.B.E., will lec
ture on “African Art and Culture.”
Mr. McEwen’s first lecture will be
presented in chapel, and this Dan-
forth lecturer will give a second talk
that night at 8:00 p.m.
The faculty member chosen for
the Distinguished Faculty Lecture of
1970-71 is Mr. Leonard White,
Chairman of the Art Department,
who will address students, faculty,
and guests in Jones Auditorium on
the evening of March 30. On an
undesignated day in April, Edward
Brown, sculptor, will hold an out
door exhibit on our campus.
The final scheduled affair is set
for April 28 when Maynard Mack of
the Yale Department of English will
visit Meredith as the AENCC
Visiting Scholar.
Weatherspoon Gymnasium
Dedication Ceremony Held
Hoof print Club
Holds Election,
Rides in Show
The Hoofprint Club is being re
organized, New officers are: Presi
dent — Marsha McCutchin, Vice
Presidents —Casey McDaniel, Lu-
cile Turner, Secretary-Treasurer —
Kathy Slude, MRA Representative
— Cindy Ramsey, Reporter — Sue
An exceptionally good turn-out of
neariy forty people attended their
first meeting. The membership is
expected to increase. Heretofore,
many students have misunderstood
the membership requirements; the
constitution of the club states that
any person interested in horses
(whether she rides or not) is eligible
for membership. The next meeting
will be held on Oct. 7, at 6:45 in
the Hut. Anyone who is interested
is urged to attend.
In the Meredith College Class of
the N, C. State horse show, results
were as follows: 1st Indian Drum—
Nancy Liesfield, 2nd Scotch Mist —
Carolyn Lewis, 3rd Chilli Mark —
Karla Barger, 4th Hara — Martha
Verdier, 5th Nosey — Peggy Kar-
stedt, 6th Fringe Benefit — Kathy
Four Meredith horses and riders
competed in the Open Pleasure
Class with Whodunit, ridden by
Barbara Long, taking 2nd place;
Tarbaby, ridden by Marsha Mc-
Cutchen, was fifth; and Scotch
Mist, Carolyn Lewis up, was
A fall schooling show is the next
event that the Hoofprint Club is con
The dedication of the new Weath
erspoon Physical-Education-^Recrea-
tion Building was held Friday, Sept.
25, at 3:00 p.m. About 800 persons,
including members of the Board of
Trustees, the Meredith administra
tion, faculty, student body, and
guests of the college, attended the
dedication service. Special guests
recognized were members of the
Weatherspoon family.
The dedication was opened by
Shearon Harris, chairman of the
Board of Trustees.
Dr. John E. Lawrence accepted
the building for the Baptist State
Convention of North Carolina. Law
rence stated that “generosity is the
mark of a big-souled man.” Accept
ing for the Board of Trustees was
Shearon Harris, Chairman. Victor
E. Bell Jr. accepted for the Board
of Associates, and he stated: “The
leadership of the Weatherspoons as
sures success.” Accepting for the
administration were Dr. E. Bruce
Heilman, Dr. C. Allen Burris, and
Dr. Marie Mason. In accepting the
building. President Heilman stated
that the members of the Weather
spoon family could never be repaid.
Accepting for the faculty was Mrs.
Wilbur K. Massey, chairman of the
department of health, physical edu
cation, and recreation. Gail Gaddy,
President of the SGA, and Jane
Kiser, President of the MRA, ac
cepted the building for the students.
Mrs. K. T. Boatwright, President of
the Meredith College Alumnae As
sociation, accepted the building for
the alumnae. W. Herbert Weather
spoon was presented with the keys to
the building.
Mr. Weatherspoon is the only
lifetime member of the Board of
Trustees. In his speech, Mr.
Weatherspoon humourously referred
to many features of the Meredith
campus. He concluded his speech by
stating that Meredith can now offer
a first class education to any student.
Following Mr. Weatherspoon’s
speech, the Meredith Ensemble per
formed while four students pre
sented a modern dance.
The dedication was concluded
with a prayer by Dr. John M. Lewis
of the First Baptist Church of Ra
leigh. A reception was held follow
ing the ceremony.
Danforth Fellowships
Available to Graduates
Inquiries about the Danforth
Graduate Fellowships, to be
awarded in March 1971, are invited,
according to Norma Rose, professor
of English, the local campus repre
The fellowships, offered by the
Danforth Foundation of St. Louis,
Mo., are open to men and women
who are seniors or recent graduates
of accredited colleges in the United
States, who have serious interest in
college teaching as a career, and
who plan to study for a Ph.D. in a
field common to the undergraduate
college. Applicants may be single or
married, must be less than thirty
years of age at the time of applica
tion, and may not have undertaken
any graduate or professional study
beyond the baccalaureate.
Approximately 120 fellowships
will be awarded in March 1971.
Candidates must be nominated by
liaison officers of their undergradu
ate institutions by Nov. 1, 1970. The
Foundation does not accept direct
applications for the fellowships.
IRC Big Plans:
Trips, Speakers,
Tours, Teas
After holding its first meeting of
the year, the International Relations
Club is planning a year full of varied
The trips that the club members
plan to make this year include: the
Embassy Tea and Tour in October
to be held in Washington, D. C., the
Mid-South Model United Nations,
probably to be held at UNC-Chapel
Hill, and the National Model United
Nations in New York. The Mid-
South and National Model UN
meetings will be held in the spring.
The Embassy Tour and Tea in
cludes tours of about eight or ten of
the Washington embassies.
(Continued on page 4)
Wait Until Dark
On Oct. 10-11, the Student Ac
tivities Board will present Wait Un^
til Dark in Jones Auditorium. Ad
mission is $.75. The movie starts at
8:00 p.m.
Lucktenbergs In Concert
On the morning of Oct. 5, the
Lucktenbergs will perform Op. 30,
# 1, A Major; Op. 30, #3, G Major;,
and Op. 30, #2, C Minor. Th«
8:00 p.m. performance will include
Op. 12, #l,DMajor;Op. 12, #2, A
Major Op. 12, #, E-Flat Major;
and Op. 96, G Major.

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