1891 ■■ Honoring OutiHerita^e ‘E^cpanding Our •Visicn ■■ 1991
Volume VIII, Number 4
Raleigh, North CaroHna
^0i*g0i* Spcdks SGA Procldims Student Advisor
at Convocation Appreciation Day
by Trinnie Terrell
On Monday, September 16, 1991,
Meredith College hosted a convocation
lecture given by Dr. Vicki BergCT. Historical
Silhouettes was sponsored by Kappa
Omicron Nu, the Home Economics Hon
orary Society. Dr. Berger is Curator of
Textiles at the North Carolina Museum of
History. This stop at Meredith is among
several that will be made across the state.
The clothing shown within the lecture was
not a part of the museum's costume collec
tion, only reproductions to be used as
The program consisted of a presentation
of five sets of women's clothing. Students
were amazed to see five of their classmates
transformed from sweatpant-clad college
women to ladies fit for afternoon tea. Lisa
Bolick was chosen to model the elliptical
sha]3e popular in the late 18th century. Kelley
Holton modeled the bell shape of the 1850's.
The bustle style was shown by Kelly Riley
and Cindy Deaton sported a late 1920's
tubular dress and coat.
After the lecture, which described the
usage and function of each garment, the
students along with E)r. Berger and staff met
in the lobby of Jones Auditorium to exam-
jne the garments and ask questions.
by A>w Hiott, SGA President
SGA has proclaimed today, Septem
ber 20,1991, to be Student Advisor Appre
Whether you are or you have been a
freshman or a transfer student or a Faculty
Advisor, Student Advisors are people we all
know and appreciate. Speaking as a stu
dent, they are the first person we meet when
we arrive on campus. They greet us with
smiles and gifts that they have put iheir
personal time and money into. They intro
duce us to our Faculty Advisor, our Resi
dent Assistant, and life at Meredith. They
help us plan our year, and they guide us
through registration. Student Advisors meet
with us for Touch Points. They show us
around campus and get us to our classes.
And Student Advisors get our group tog. To
gether for dinner, send us notes of
encouragement, and they are with us
throughout the year. Most importantly.
Student Advisors are our first friends and
contacts at Meredith.
the Faculty Advisors, Student Advisors are
instrumental in getting everyone to the right
place at the right time. Perh^s most impor
tantly, Student Advisors make sure that
there is an understanding and application of
the information and guidance that the Fac
ulty Advisors share.
SGA has proclaimed today as Stu
dent Advisor Appreciation Day because
Student Advisors do so much, often in the
shadow of Orientation Week’s activities.
The Student Government Association thanks
you for your work and accomplishments
and for your contributions to the attitude
and awareness of our new students.
Student Advisors are a part of the
Dean of Students Office. This hard-work
ing group is organized and led by Chief
Student Advisor Jamie Woodruff and Ad
visor Marge Stevens, Resident Director of
Poteat. Thanks to each of you!
Journey (Proud to Open at Meredith
by Amity Brown
M Journey Proud > a play commis-
1 sioned for the 1991 Meredith College Charter
Centennial, opens Thursday, Sept. 26.
The Play by Tom Cope, playwright-
^ in-residence, highlights the memories of a
96-year-old woman, with several scenes
I taking place at Meredith College. The
college commissioned Cope to write a play
with a woman’s perspective, and Journey
Proud deals with women’s issues and ac
complishments spanning from around 1910
to around 1950.
Dr. Berger speaks on women’s historical fashtons
Cope has a special interest in writing
this play since his grandmother attended
Meredith from 1910-1912. Cope said, “It’s
a great idea for women to have a place to go
to school... to be independent from the
social pressures that women at other schools
Dr. Nan Stephenson of the Meredith
Theatre Department is directing Joumev
Proud, and has worked with Cope in revis
ing the Play. Stephenson has followed
Cope’s career since his college days at High
Cope, a Red Springs native, began
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