Vol. 10, No. 3
Greek for “truth.”
Feb. 12, 1981
Events On Campus
by Ann Murphy
Once again, the Student Activities
Committee has worked hard to help make
this Valentines Day special for the
students here at M-AC. Last week,
students began placing orders for Valen
tine Carnations to be secretly sent to that
special someone. Orders for little bags of
“kisses” were also placed, to be de
livered to unsuspecting souls this week.
In the tradition of years past, Grose-
dose Dorm will sponsor the annual King
of Hearts Pageant in Gaither Chapel
Thursday night, to be followed by a
Valentines party and open house at the
Mr. Sin^ison and his cafeteria staff will
roU out the red carpet Saturday night,
hosting a Special Valentines meal begin
ning at 5 p.m. AU students are urged to
come to this dinner, whether bringing
their dates or coming with friends.
During the dinner. Singing Valentines
will be delivered to ludty people who will
be serenaded by the same ensemble that
performed last year (a surprise to you
freshmen and new students!).
Montreat’s Men’s Basketball Team
will play a home game Saturday night at
7 ;30 p.m. in the gym. Then, from 9 until
1 a.m., the men in Howerton Dorm will
sponsor a Valentines Dance in the
c^eteria. Roger Duke will provide the
music, and semi-formal dress is
Mrs. A., Martha Neville, and all those
students on the Student Activities
Committee want to make this February
14 th special for you I AU are urged to take
part in the various Valentines Day
activities that they have planned.
P. T.K. "s Latest
by Tara Rand
and Donna AtweU
On January 28th, P.T.K. inducted
approximately 20 new members into its
organization. These members were
diosen on the basis of their cumulative
GPA, citizenship, and a required number
of 15 academic hours. This group of new
members was the largest ever admitted.
Fhi Theta Kappa was also involved in
the Time Capsule activities. For three
months, P.T.K. coUected various articles
dealing with the previous decade of the
High Scbool Visitation Weekend
by Karen McGee
What recently lurked on the sidewalks
and halls of our caucus with wide curious
eyes and trembling hands? High sdiool
students at M-AC’s Visitation Weekend
on February 5-7.
In order to recruit these creatures to
attend our fine school, admissions per
sons and others planned a fuU agenda of
campus tours, a sing-along, a reception at
President Vaughn’s home, and much
Hopefully this High Sdiool Visitation
W eekend be as successful as the one
held last November. Ihirty-eight of the
eighty-two visitors from ^at weekend
have already applied to Montreat. The
reason for this, according to admissions
persons, was because the visitors were
impressed with the friendliness of the
Besides holding visitation weekends,
admissions persons recruit new appli
cants by going to other dties and states
for college days, etc. Margaret Bateman
and Patty Hall tour the more distant
states such as South Carolina, Florida,
Virginia and Georgia. Said Ms. Bate
man, “We tour these places all fall. Then
in the spring we follow up on previous
visits to areas that seem more
Director of admissions Charles A.
Lance and new admissions person Barron
Scarborough also do recruiting. Mr.
Lance visits the local counties, churdies
and schools. Mr. Scarborough, here only
for the spring semester, is to do some
erctensive touring in tlie state of Georgia.
So with the hard work of the admis
sions office and the friendly, healthy
attitude of -AC students, many of these
creatures ^.o dwelled within our midst in
early February may very well undergo a
metamophosis in late August and become
confident, hard-working Montreat
70’s. j>ome inierestuig rtems were: loe
socks, a newspaper from the Watergate
trials, a copy of Life magazine, a
Montreat yearbook and school news
paper, etc. This capsule was placed in
the ground underneath the Bell Tower,
and will remain there for 35 years. At the
end of the 35 years, the capsule will be
opened to commermorate the 100th
anniversary of Montreat-Anderson
Inside this Edition
The Chartreuse Silk (Part II).
Devotional . .
Think About Love (Prince Charming).
Athlete of Issue
‘‘THE LION WHO WOULDN’T’
by Bobby Stone
B I have to pretend Tm something Tm
not far order to become something I want
to be, FU )ust remain what I artL
Frances Tamboli has been teaching
speech and drama classes at Montreat for
two years. For the past couple of years,
she has also been the college diriector,
heading up 3-4 plays each year.
Presently, she is involved in a Children’s
production entitled “The Lion Who
Wouldn’t.” Her reason for choosing the
play is the opportunity the script provides
for each character to portray 5-6 different
personalities whidi “is beneficial to the
Miss Tamboli discussed the play and
theater in general in a personal interview.
She likes to produce a variety of plays
during the year in order to give the actors
a diance to play and experience different
types of diaracters. She admits that a
children’s production is difficult because
of the age barriers the actors must break
down. Much in^rovisation and panto
mime must be incorporated in order to
create characters that the children like
and believe in. “The kids are fantastic
audiences,” she commented, “last year
they hissed and yelled at the villain.”
Ihe actors seem to be inspired by the
In talking about the role of the director,
it was agreed that a director must strike a
balance between delegating to the actors
responsibility to create and obtaining that
play of perfection as the director sees it in
his “mind’s eye.”
I like to leave them some freedom to
e^qperiment, to brhig in new ideas, to
try different things because that is
where they develop as an actor. It is
too easy for me to sit back and direct
every movement for them. In my
mind, I know what I want it to look like
and I know what I want them to sound
like but at the same time I have to allow
them that artistic freedom to be
creative within themselves. So, it
pretty much ends up a combination of
my directions and then their ideas they
have brought in.
The set will present a problem for this
production because it must be as mobile
and compact as possible. The set will
utilize boxes of dttferent colors and sizes
which win hold a the numerous props
required for this production. Jim Stevens
will be in charge of set construction for
The play will be given here at Montreat
on March 16 in Gaither Chapel.
Miss Tamboli realizes it will be odd
presenting a Children’s production to a
college audience, but she feels it will give
the students an opportunity to let down
.some of the f^e facades we put on as
college students. Tie moral of the play is
to just be yourself and “if anyone needs
to be told that, it is a college student. W e
want them to come and just have a fun
Miss Tamboli will t^e the production
on tour this spring. Two to three
productions will be given a day in
elementary schools during spring break.
“It’s very draining on the actors,” so she
encourages them to ^proach each per
formance as though it were their first and
Miss Tamboli encourages any student
interested in theater to come to a
production or just come by her office and
see her. “I love to talk about theater!”
“Drama at Montreat is an exception to
the rule. We don’t have any ‘weirdos’
involved.” She believes the reason
drama has such a reputation for
“bizarre” people is the freedom allowed
to express one’s self without inhibition.
“I don’t cry in front of people but I can
get into a part where the character is
going to cry and I can do that on stage.”
The cast of the play also granted an
interview to discuss the production from
the actor’s viewpoint which turned out to
be a rather unique experience. The
following is a loose reproduction of that
Melanie Berry, when you found out it
was going to be a children’s production,
did that help or hinder you decision to
M.B.-I thought I would fit the part
really well ... ha ha.
Cindy W escott, do you feel you have a
future in dramatics?
C.W.-I pray I do because thats what
Fm going to major in.
Bill Epps, what pleasure do you obtain
from being in a play?
B.E.-No real pleasure,.! just love to
work with people.
Ken Sausedo, how do you handle the
tempers that flare up within the “family”
as you work together?
K.S.—I just ignore them. I can
suppress mine ... I can get along pretty
well with everybody.
Brian O’Hara, what is your major goal
for this production?
B. O.“Learning my lines . . . No, I
guess the hardest thing is to perform as a
twelve year old . . . but when you have
people like Melanie to work off of who has
the mentality of a five or six year old . . .
Robin O’Dell, what techniques will you
use to portray a child?
RO.--Yoq have to look back at what
you were like but you can’t always
remember so you have to observe other
Teresa Goodson, do you look upon the
play as a valid Christian ministry.
T.G.--The main message is to be
yourself and not put on “airs.” Yes, it is
a valid Christian ministry.
C. W.-God gave us the arts. Tie world
has had it long enough. Its time the
Christians take it back and use it for good
Duane Deninger, what thoughts do you
have on the subject?
D. D.--Children are precious in the
Lord’s sight. Teaching them the mes
sages in His W ord eariy is important.
Margaret Allen, what part will you play
in the production?
M.A.--I will work backstage with
Franc''. on the technical aspects and also
on the music needed in the production.
What happens in the back wings
“makes” what is happening on the stage.
Ken Sausedo, how will you stand each
other over spring break?
K.S.--Living together for one week
you’ll have to learn patience, temper
ance, humility, love . . .
C.W.“If you take my stuffed animal
and freeze him or hang him! Ha ha.
Cast, any last words?
Fm really doing this play because I
want to see Ken Sausedo in a lion’s suit
and glasses....'.Actually, he doesn’t
know, but Ken won’t be wearing any
thing at all Hi, Mom! I really want
to see Brian in shorts Burt Reynolds, I
K.S.-I’ve got one last thing to say:
“Fm not sleeping with Ehiane.”
Tie lion Ken Sausedo
Attendant Duane Deninger
Mark Brian Cunningham
Marilyn Cindy W escott
Sam. Brian O’Hara
Sue ..Melanie Berry
John Bill Elpps
Jane Teresa Goodson
Bess Robin O’Dell
Music Margaret Allen
Set Construction Jim Stevens