Meredith Herald Volume IX, Issue 16 January 27,1993 Raleigh, North Carolina News Briefs • 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 100 days. • 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 last Wednesday. • 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 average. "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 posal. 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 Point/Counterpoint debates U.S. response to Iraq Basketball news - team extends streak Movie review - Body of Evidence

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