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September 16, 1992 page six
• Should I Go to Graduate School
vionday, Sept. 21,10:00 a.m.
• Applying to Graduate School
las been rescheduled from Oct. 5,
10:00 a.m. to Friday Sept. 25, 10:00
i.m.. Career Resouce Room
• Due to the Senior Photo session,
he Interview Skills Workshop
scheduled for Sept. 28, 10:00 a.m.,
las been cancelled.
• Resume Workshop Friday,
?ept. 18,10:00 a.m., Kresge
Recruiting Sign-Up Continues
Price Waterhouse..through Sept.
15 • KPMG Peat Marwick...through
?ept. 16 *McGladery & Pullen.
..through Sept. 18 • Federal Govern-
nent Employment Opportunities,
.through Sept. 22 • U. S. Peace
'orps.through Sept. 28
• News Reporter Intern: Are you
nterested in journalism? An intern-
;hip at The Herald-Sun Cary/ Ra-
eigh Extra can provide a broad range
)f hands-on experience at innovative
lewspapers. A position at either pa-
)er will give experience in hard news,
tusiness and feature writing, as well
IS a chance to work on any creative
stories. Must be motivated, enthusi-
istic and attentive to detail. Position
ivailable in a fast-paced, fun, young
)ffice atmosphere. No experience
accessary. To start ASAP. Unpaid at
tart. For more information call
,'ameron Tew in Cary at 380-1707 or
Gm Spurr in Raleigh at 876-8814
•WTVD Intern Program: Hands
>n experience for the student who
vants to get a good start in television.
:all: 683-1111, Ext. 251, Commu-
lity Affairs Department.
• The Foreign Service Written
^examination, November 7, 1992.
|\pplication Deadline: Oct. 2, 1992.
or further information and applica-
iion forms or other career and em
ployment opportunities in the foreign
service, plea.se write to : Dept, of
etate, Recruitment Division, P. O.
lox 9317, Arlington, VA 22219.
Pre-med committee formed at Meredith
by Tarsha Garland
If you are applying to
medicaschool, you probably have
been introduced to the newly
formed pre-med committee. This
committee consists of Dr. Clara
Bunn and Dr. Deborah Smith
from the biology department and
Dr. Reginald Shiftlett from the
The number of Meredith
students applying to medical and
dental school has increased each year.
Eighty percent of Meredith students
who apply to medical school are ac
cepted, a rate of acceptance higher
than the national average, which is
one out of every two applicants.
Meredith graduates have en
rolled in medical programs at Bow
man Gray School of Medicine, Medi
cal College of Virginia, the UNC-
CH School of Medicine, and the
School of Medicine at East Carolina
Staley lecturer speaks on
by Frances Pate
I guess I haven’t ever
stopped to read the lyrics of
hymns very carefully, but after
hearing Jane Parker Huber’s lec
ture Monday morning, I may do
Justthat. Huber opened the Staley
Lecture by saying the familiar
children’s diddy: “Sticks and
stones may break my bones, but
words may never hurt me.’’ She
quickly proved that saying
According to Huber, a
Presbyterian lay person from
New Hanover, Indiana, all our
favorite old hymns speak of only
one gender and speak clearly of
the injustices towards women.
Over the years, growing up in a
“singing church” she noticed that
Christian hymns don’t use inclu
sive language. She single-
handedly set out to correct the
Student Advisors -
by Jennifer Hartig
In the 1993 Student Hand
book , one will find a page en
titled, “Hints to the Wise.” On
this page are various anecdotes
for easing tlie transition from
home to Meredith. One that par
ticularly sticks out: “Ask the
[older] students any time. They
are always anxious to help you.”
Perhaps, this is where the idea
for the student advising program
Ask any freshman who the
She has been an advocate for
many women’s issues, peace and jus
tice concerns, missions, evangelism,
and discipleship. She has worked in
these areas and has worked to replace
the traditional biased hymns with
more new hymns for the contempo
rary church. Her hymns are set to the
same old familiar tunes and are full
of very colorful, expressive language.
In her hymns she writes of the
struggles and hopes ofall the people
who sing them and strives to be in
clusive of everyone. She is striving
to “express contemporary ideas in
As a women’s college she said
we should be aware of the language
used around us and know that it is
constantly changing. We should
make sure it changes to show sensi
tivity towards us.
Look for Huber’s work in the
latest editions of many hymnals.
most influential person in their first
week at Meredith was, and nine out
Df ten will no doubt claim that it was
Jieir student advisor.
SGA has declared Wednesday,
\ug. 16, to be “Student Advisor
\ppreciation Day.” Student Advi-
lors have been asked to wear their
Jrientation’92 T-shirts today so that
he student body can recognize them
Jid let them know that we think they
re “Some Kind of Wonderful.” So
f you see a student advisor today,
:ive her a smile and a hug for all of
ler hard work and enthusiasm!
University. Meredith graduates who
are M.D.’s practice in various areas
across the U.S., in specialities that range
from family medicine to nephrology.
If you are interested in applying
to medical or dental school, acquaint
yourself with any member of the pre-
med committee. The committee mem
bers can offer advice on taking prereq
uisite requirements and filling out ap
by Beth Lowry
Adelle Dutton Terrell, Program
Director of the National Institute
Against Prejudice and Violence, will
speak at Convocation Monday, Sept.
21 at 10:00 a.m.
The National Institute Against
Prejudice and Violence is the only cen
ter dedicated to the study of and re
sponse to ethnoviolence.
Ethnoviolence is the attack against
people because of their race, religion,
ethnicity or sexual orientation. At
tacks include vandalism, arson, verbal
harassment, physical assaults and mur
Terrell coordinates the Institute’s
response programs, provides technical
assistance to communities, serves as a
consultant to public and private agen
cies, and conducts workshops.
The Institute is a non-profit orga
nization which dedicates itself to re
search, resource and educational orga
nization. It was established in 1984.
Terrell holds a BA in sociology
from Morgan State University and a
Master’s degree in Urban Planning and
Public Policy Analysis from Morgan
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