Volume IX, Issue 16
Raleigh, North Carolina
• Retired Supreme Court Jus
tice Hiurgocx] Marshall died Sun
day of heart failure. He was 84.
Marshall was the first black Su
preme Court justice.
• President Clinton is standing
behind his camp^gn promise to
lift the ban on gays in the military.
On Monday, Clinton met with the
Joint Chiefs of Staff, who claim
that Clinton's proposals would un
dermine morale and discipline.
• President Clinton on Monday
named First Lady Hillary Clinton
to head a high-level task force.
They will be responsible for pro
ducing ahealth care reform planin
• Sears announced Monday that
it will cut 50,000 full- and part-
time jobs and close 113 stores.
Sears also discontinued its "big
book" catalog. The spring 1993
version will be the last.
•Garth Brooks will be the sec
ond country singer to sing the na
tional anthem at the Super Bowl.
Brooks said he will perform a
capella at Super Bowl XVII in
Pasadena, where the Buffalo Bills
will battle the Dallas Cowboys.
•On Sunday, Audrey Hepburn
was buried in Tolochenaz, a small
Swiss village where she lived for
30 years. Hepburn died of cancer
• Tlie Denver Broncos on Mon
day hired Wade Phillips as head
coach. Phillips was the team's
former defensive coordinator.
Sources also said Dan Reeves had
reached a tenative agreement with
the New York Giants.
• On Sunday, the University of
North Carolina defeated SetonHal!
by two points, while the Duke Blue
Devils lost to Florida State by one
point in overtime.
Seniors honored by Who's Who
by Amity Brown
Thirty seniors were chosen for
Who's Who Among Students in
American Colleges and Universi
ties, a national honor society.
According to Dorothy Sizemore,
Dean of Students, each department
is asked to nominate twelve stu
dents for Who’s Who. All nominees
must have a2.5 or better grade point
"The faculty nominate students
they think are worthy of the award,”
Sizemore said. Who’s Who recom
mends scholasdc achievement, par
ticipation and leadership in campus
activities, service to the college, and
potential for future achievement as
the criteria for nominations.
From the list of foculty nominees, a
committee from Student Life chooses
”The faculty nominate
students they think are
worthy of the award."
the final recipients. Sophomores and
juniors from StudentLife, sophomores
and juniors chosen by Student Life,
and faculty and stalT representatives
comprise this committee of 12-15
members, according to Sizemore.
ITie following seniors were cho-
senasthe 1992-93recipients; Heather
Beard, Jill Beeson, Christina
Bergelin, Shannon Beusse, Amity
Brown, Mitchell Brown, Neasha
Bryant, Joanna Byrum, Kimberly
Colson, Kimberly Colston, Kather
ine Gu, Janice Gunn, JenniferHaitig,
Mallory Hearne, Karen Howell,
Madelyn Jones, Brice Jones, Lisa
Lund, Kristin Narron, Jamie
O’Briant, Leigh Anne Perkhisofi,
Ashley Price, Rhonda Smith, Kathryn
Steed, Amy Tanner, DawnyeUe
Thrush, Jonell Ward, Jackie Webb,
Anne Wilkins and Donna Woodruff.
Class gift to honor former professor
by Beth Lowry
At the January 13 class meedng,
the seniors voted on the class gift.
Members of the Class of ’93 de
cided to present Meredith College
with a scholarship fund, in memory
of Dr. Rebecca Murray, professor
of education, who died last summer.
The senior class will be contribut
ing to a fund started by the Depart
ment of Education.
The scholarship will go to a young
woman in need who wants to pursue a
career in teaching. At the class meet
ing, Rebecca Askew from Alumnae
Affairs said that perhaps one day die
scholarship would benefit one the
class’ daughters or granddaughters.
Throughout Murray ’ s life, she gave
her time, money and energy to those
in need. Dr. Elizabeth Weir, professor
of education, spoke to the class before
they voted. She said that often stu-
Senate sends recommendation for
temporary open house to student life
by Beckie Faw
Last night Senate voted to send
its recommendation for a temporary
open house policy to Student Life
for consideration. This recommen
dation does not approve the pro
The temporary open house policy
is intended to increase campus in
volvement at Meredith on weekends
by designating the third Sunday in
September, October and November
of 1993 as open house days.
Student Life will consider the rec
ommendation for a temporary open
house policy on February 9 and 23.
Class/hall meetings on February 22
and a campus-wide forum will allow
students to voice their opinions about
the open house issue.
dents who participated in the
Meredith Abroad program received
aide from an unknown donor. That
donor was Rebecca Murray.
Most members of the Senior class
knew that they wanted to do some
thing in memory of Murray but were
not sure how to do it. Weir’s words
inspired the Class of ’93 to continue
what Murray did all of her life - give
to those who need.
Inside the Herald
debates U.S. response
Basketball news -
team extends streak
Movie review - Body