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Faculty Approves Senior Seminar At their meeting Wednesday the faculty approved the recommendation of the senior seminarcommittee to establish "one or more senior sem inars" next year. According to the r e p o r t of the committee the program approved reflects "essentially the character of the present program conducted at Reed College. ond terms" and will be "book article, and/ or pamphlet Alternatives "for students who do not elect to take" the senior sem inars were also approved by the faculty. The full text of the approved report establishing the seminar follows: I. Senior Seminars Samples of class rings are exhibited for men, left, and for women. The seminars will run "continu ously throughout the first and sec-A program of one or more senior seminars, running continuously throughout the first and second terms, shall be inaugurated during the 1966-1967 academic years. Each seminar group should have no more than fifteen students and preferably three faculty leaders, one from each division. Both student and faculty participation should be on an elective basis. For each faculty leader, participation in a seminar will count as the equivalent of one term course each term. in a given field. Rather, the following guide lines a r e r e c o m mended for the purpose of selecting materials: (1) current interests of students, (2) primarily current works; for example, material written during the last fifty years, and (3) the promise of the material for e x p o s in g the student to choice situations; that is, material which will force the student to confront a particular value system and to make a normative decision or choice in that area. Ring Orders To Be Taken Wednesday A representative from the HerffJones Co. will be on campus Wednesday from 10:30 am to 2 pm to take orders for the New College class ring. Samples of the ring will be on exhibit in the student reception center Friday night until ll: 30 and Monday from ll am to 3 pm, ac cordingto Karle Prendergast, chall man of the student ring committee. "At other times, the rings will be in my room, Karle told The Catalyst, "and anyone is welcome to come up and look at them. 11 She lives in room 246. A $5 deposit will be required when the orders are taken. Delivery will be about six weeks, Karle said. The basic ring to be offered to students will be ten karat yellow gold, women's six pennyweight and men's eleven pennyweight. Students will be at-le to choose 12 and 14 karat gold and several alternate finishes, In addition, optional diamond, ruby, or sapphire chips will be available. Women's rings will start at $19, men's at $26. The rings are on the order of a signet ring but with a very shallow covcave surface, approximately 1/16" to l/811 deep at the center point. The concave design is unique, according to Karle, "HerffJones has assured us that ours is the only ring of its kind in existence. The school seal is cut into the face of the ring, but there is nc design on the shanks. However, the student 1 s name and year of graduation will be engraved on the inside of the ring. Reservations Taken For Music Festival Registrations now are being accepted forthe Summer Music Festival to be held from June 19 to July 3. The festival is open to those musicians who wish to study piano, violin, viola, c e 11 o, bass, wood winds, or brass during a concentrated two-week period with faculty drawn from the top ranks of both teachers and performers. Students at the festival may register for either of two roles--participant or auditor. For participantsthere are actual class opportunities for performing, ensemble coaching sessions, and workshops devoted to string t e c h n i q u e s in group playing. Auditors may attend any of the classes but do not perform. Each Friday and Saturday night and Sunday afternoon during the festival will be marked by a faculty chamber performance in the Florida West Coast Symphony Hall, open to the pub 1 ic as well as to students. Prospective Proctors Present Proposals President John Elmendorf, Capt. Ralph E. Styles and a delegation from the Student Executive Committee heard yesterday two proposals to provide a proctor for the student residences. Proposals were presented by William Wertz of the Wackenhut Corp. and by present campus security officer Robert Ritchie. Wertz, who is area supervisor for Wackenhut, proposed one man to fulfill both functions of proctor and campus security officer. Ritchie proposed to continue in his current capacity as a campus security officer and to hire another man to serve as proctor. With Wertz's proposal two men would be employed as proctor, one for five days a week and another for two, Ritchie would also use two, probably splitting their time at four days and three days. Ritchie said he thought a proctor would only be needed for six hours each night with the present enrollment. Wertz mentioned seven hours per night. President Elmendorf said the college is "interested in better surveillance of campus areas." He out lined three are as of concern. They were the security of college property, the presence of "guests" and other non-students and student discipline. Wertz, who commented on the apparent liberality of the college, said trying to fulfill the Biggs To Leave for Med School Donald P. Biggs, Director of Development, will leave the college in order to attend medical school. "Going to m e d i c a 1 school has been a long-time ambition with him, Vice President Pau_l....,_ ... Biggs said in announcing Bigg's departure. "We are sorry to see him SlO. II has served as director of Development since S e p t e m be r. Prior to that, he had served as Development Officer for Southern Florida. For several years he had worked on the staff of Colonel John Powers, the Voice of Mercury Control in the U.S. manned spaceflight prog1am. Biggs told The Catalyst he plans to en r o 11 in a medical school in the"fall. He has no particular plans for the summer. Davis said the college has no immediate replacement in mind. needs in this area is "going to be a challenge. Ritchie said it defeats the purpose of a proctor to require him to leave the residence hall area to patrol other parts of the campus. He said the proctor should be required to stay in the dormitory area during his entire tum of duty. Following the interviews, Elmendorf and Styles discussed the two ideas with the SEC representatives present. Of the four appointed by the SEC to attend th session Bill Chadwick, Steve Hall and Steve Waterman were present. Ray Enslow did not attend. The relative strengths and weak nesses as well as costs were discussed. Presumably a decision will be reached in the near future. The format for the senior seminar will be book, article, and/ or pamphlet oriented. The particular materials to be included in next year's program should be determined bythe participating fac ulty, in consultation with the students who will be a part ofthe program. It is envisioned t h at t h e selections read in the seminars will not be selected with an eye to ward specialties; neither will there be a conscious attempt to balance the readings among various discip 1 in e s or divisions although it is expected that some readings ap propriate to the three dilferent divisions will be included. Furthermore, the reading list should not necessarily include the most scholarly or technically correct books SEC Names Five To Study Committee The Student Executive Committee appointed a five-member committee Wednesday to study the constitution and recommend improvements in it. Members of the committee are David Allen and Tim Dunsworth, from the SEC, and David Pini, Tom Todd and Sam Treynor. The three non-SEC members were solected from four volunteers. Allen Whitt was eliminated in voting by the members of the SEC. A chairman for the new committee will be selected when the committee meets tomorrow at 10 am. In other action, the SEC decided to postpone until the next meeting further discussion of a new ad hoc committee for the senior seminar. KenJi Oda moved to establish such a committee but withdrew his mo tion following discussion about the .:xisting curriculum committee. Oda said decisions were being made aboutthe senior program and "this is the crucial point now." He said an organized student voice needed to be heard regarding specifics of the program. He reported he had talked to Jet Lowe who is on the curriculum committee, and Oda said, according to Lowe, "the entire committee is sick of (discussing) the senior program. In s epa rat e discussion, Chuck Ham i 1 ton reported Dr. Corinne Wilson wants a committee appointed "to work with the Women's Library Association. Action was deferred until mcse is learned about the function of the committee. Chairman David Allen reported to the committee that Dean Robert Norwine had expressed concern on the part of the students t1r accept responsibility. He said Norwine was afraid the studentswould think t h e y had no responsibility outside the six codified student rules. Ray Enslow said, ''It would be a mistake to interpret our codification as lack of concern about anything else. Norwine told The Catalyst yesterday his concern was "philo sophical" a.nd he was more concerned with "attitudes than specifics. He said he thought codification was right. He suggested, however, there might be gaps in communication regarding student responsibility in areas not covered by the six rules. To Chair SEC Hall For Thirteen Weeks First-year representative Steve Hall was elected chairman of the Student Executive Committee for the next 13 weeks until new elections are held next year. He will serve until the elections are held six weeks after the begin ning of the first term. Hall was elected "by acclamation. 11 Ray Enslow ;md Chuck Hamilton were also nominated but Hall they both declineu. When Kenji Oda's motion to close the nominations was passed Hall was elected as the only candidate. He asswned his duties immediately from David .Allen and ad journed the meeting. The program is chiefly norm oriented. This is to say that the primary purpose of the program is to take various readings in different areas and ask: What values are. presupposed by the position being advocated? What normative implications follow from the author's position? How do value judgments e n t e r into experience in general and into individual disciplines in establishing one's own value system? The seminars should be kept as (Continued on page 2, column 5) L.it Prof Named Dr. David Dykstra, assistant professor of English at the Univesity of Kansas, has been named to the faculty of New College for next year. He will be associate professor of literature. A native of Harrison, S. D., Dykstra was graduated from Hope Dykstra College in Holland, Mich. and thenQbtainedhis advanced degrees from the University of Iowa. He joined the faculty at the Uni versity of Iowa in 1952 and left to become an instructor at Kansas in 1957. At KU he also has been director of freshman and sophomore English and director of the Summer English Institute. Dr. Dykstra also is a visitor for the Council of College-Level Examinationsofthe College Entrance Ex amination Board. Forum To Feature A r t And Music A double program will be presented after dinner tonight at Col lege Hall. The regular weekly forum, which will feature a lecture by a professor at the Ringling Art School, will be fvllowed by a special recital by the New College music faculty. Mr Richard Oxley will give a talkon "Creativity in Painting" at 7 pm. At. 8:30, Paul Wolfe, Jacques Abram, and Miss Patricia Stenberg w i 11 p 1 a y works of Beethoven, Brahms, MichaelHead, and SaintSaens. Wolfe will play the violin, Abram the piano, and Miss Stenberg the oboe.

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Pa e 2 Editorial More Murmurings Once again there are murmurings on campus about the laxness of student discipline. There are dire questions being asked about the ''advisability" of intervisitation. If these obscurities were about anything specific we might pay some attention to them. They are not, however. Instead they are full of innuendo; they are based on the re marks of numerous unnamed sources. We are tired of this kind of statement. More words and time have been expended discussing "what's wrong" than have been expended to clarify "what's wrong." This im eliminates, or at least severely handicaps, the possibility of anything constructive arising from these discussions. Most of these darl<:, ominous expressions of concern center around intervisitation. Apparently, from discussions with Dean Norwine, the college, that is, the administration, is not and has not been happy about the hours during which intervisitation is allowed. The "untraditional" lateness of the hours has been called "indefensible. The students have not given any "good" reasons for the late hours, it has been said. Also there have been references to "the college's responsibility" in the event of some atrocious "incident." Before we can take these things too seriously we are going to have to see some real examples of the "inadvisability" of the present intervisitation regulations. As far as we can tell, or as far as anyone knows or can prove, the present system works almost perfectly. There have been nothin2" more than rwnors of Wlreported violations. The disciplinary committee has often demonstrated its willingness to act in cases of violations of rules and there is no reason to as sume it would not also act in a case of violation of the intervisitation rules as well. The college is quickly approaching the point, apparently, where it will have to decide whether to accede to the demands (real or imagined) of the community and impose more stringent--and more "acceptable"--intervisitation rules or whether to choose, independently, its own course, to decide what it thinks is right and necessary, and proceed accordingly. So far, we believe, the college has followed a reasonable and palatable course regarding intervisitation. There have been no significant repercussions arising from the present \Dteyy hation policy, and, we believe, th re are likely to be none in the future. We fervently hope the college will continue to follow a path of its own choosing and not give in to what is essentially fear of that which has not yet been articulated and which probably cannot and will not be. Letters Heaven To the Editor: During a discussion over a few beers one night last week, the talk turned, as unfortunately it always does when you can't think of anything else to talk about, to the present structure of rules governing social conduct at New College; in otherwords, rules governing intervisitation and drinking. Intervisitation rules state certain times when members of opposite sexes can entertain each other in their rooms. This policy of limiting heterosexuality to a given number of hours out of every twenty-four would seem to be open to serious question regarding its rationality. To be somewhat less polite, it's absurd. I don't really know just what the rationale for this p o 1 i c y is, but through talking to people I get the impression that the official reason is the possibility of adverse personal and academic affects result 1rom u..1limited interV-isitation. Frankly, l "..1il to see how being in the presence of a member of the opposite sex for an additional six hours a day is going to warp one's personality, psyche, or whatever it's supposed to warp. .f.s far as academic effects ;.re cunt.crned, I doubt that many students make a practice of doing their studying Week's Events Today 6 pm: Candlelight Dinner andForurn--RichardOxley, "Cre ativity in Painting. Dance And Party To Be Held July 8 Today, 8:30 pm: Faculty Recital--Jacques Abram, Paul Wolfe, Miss Patricia Stenberg; Music Room. Tomorrow, 5:30pm: lniormal Dinner at Pres. Elmendorf's for students in the Latin American programs. Transportation will be supplied by Bill Ralphs and Carol Worby. Tuesday, 8:10pm: Benefit for New College at Sarasota Kennel dub. (No minors) Vol. 2, Number 34 Jun.e 3, 1966 Publlshed weekly by students at New College (except for three weeks flom mid-December throug.b the first week in January and six week. in July aDd August). Subscriptions: $5.00 per year (43 issues) or 1St per copy. Address subscription order$, change of addre5S J>Otices and undeliverable copies to: The Catalyst/New College/ Post Office Box 1898/Sarasa, Florida 33578. Application to mail at second-class postage rates pending at Sarasota, Florida. Editor . . . Tom Todd Assoc. Editor . . Kenjl Oda Just. Editor Betsy Olsen Business . . . . Jerry Neugarten Production ........ Steve Orlofsky Circulation Moira Cosgrove Controller ............... Edna Walker Fhotography ............... Bruce CuUd Stafi: Carol Ann Chi.ld.ress, Glenda Cimino, John Hart, Cheryl Hess, Dale Hickam, Allan Jaworski, Tom Man teuffel, Cheryl McWhorter, Kay Mol kr, Laurie Paulson, David Pini, Beve:ly Shoenberger, S:un Treynor, Lee Wallinglord, Cheryl White. An all-nght dance and beach p..1rtywas teAtativelyscheduledfor July 8 by the Social Committee at its meeting Tuesday. Plans were made to procure a band, rent a ballroom, and arrange for food and transportation. Karle Prendergast, chairman of the Socia 1 Committee, told The Catalyst the dance would "probably" be held at the Far Horizons on Longboat Key. The program, she said, would begin with a formal dance at 8:30. A buffet dinner will be served at 11, an informal dance With band will go from 11:30 to 3, and breakfast will be served at 5:30. Recorded music will be provided be tween 3 and 5, Karle said, and students can dance. Bus service will be available at 10:30 pm to take students to the buffet and at 6:30am to take them back to the dorms. A questionaire will be prepared within a week to determine the approximate attendance. "If we find bus seJVice won't be necessary," Karle said, "we might use the school car, instead." Faculty and administration personnel will be invited, and a total attendance of approximately 150 is anticipated by the committee. Tickets will be printed by the committee, and the tentative price is $2 per person. The committee will ask for the $450 which remains in the student activities fund to help pay for the event. "We hope to be able to re-imburse the fund some s m a 11 amount," Karle told The CataJyst. At presstime, a decisiotl had not been made as to what band to hire for the night. Those under consideration are The Galaxies, K, C. Jones and the Atomic <\ces, and The Movers. No Chapel for Two Years A camp us chapel will not be built for at least two years, according to Vice President Paul Davis. The college has received an offer for a donation to pay for a chapel, Mr. Davis told The Catalyst, but "we have not moved on the offer, because we are not in a position to plan any building anywhere on the West Campus until we have examined plans for the over-all development of the campus." Several students have been asking about the "non-denominational chapel" which was promised in college publicity material. (One former college official publicly proclaimed that the chapel, when built, would be the most imposing structure on campus. ) "It's not that we're not interested, 11 Davis said about the donation offer, "but we're simpl;-?ot in a position to commit :an partlc ular building. Davis indicated that the would be designed by I. M. Pei, when the time comes. "We want to build the chapel as soon as possible, Davis said, "but two years is the earliest possible any construction could get Wlder way." from I am to 7 am on weekdays :md 3 am to 7 am on weekends. It would seem then, that exclusion of m m s of the opposite sex froJll one's room during these hours has little effect on one's academic s t an d in g I find this policy of "sex by the clock" to be without any rational foWldation as well as prejudiced against those of us so square as to remain heterosexual. I suppose that the whole business of intervisitation rules could be viewed as a bone thrown to keep quietthe somewhat excitable wolf pack in higher ad min istr at i v e levels, but such a crude notion is, of course, hardly consistent with the fervent idealism of NC. We now come to a classic case in the study of the absurd; namely, the r e c en t regulation regarding drinkingwhich says in effect that it's legal to have a drink in one's room but illegal to take the alcohol to one's room so that one can drink it there. I believe that the word in g is something along the lines that one is "not to be seen" with any alcoholic beverage in the "pub ic campus. Thi brings to mind pictures of furtive shadows scurrying from palm tree to palm tree through the courtyard with suspicious brown paper bags, a sudden cry, "Cheese it, it's Chadwick, 11 and people running madly off in all directions. We should perhaps be grateful that committee members seem to feel that they have fulfilled their absurdity quota for the month by passing the rule, so that enforcement is not necessary to complete the farce. Presumably, the term "alcoholic beverage" refers to beer, whiskey, rum, etc. One can then walk through the courtyard with a bottle of Cepacol (28 proof), with impunity, come back with a canof beer and be pulled bef.:m th<' SDC. Perhaps I'll take up drinking cough medicine, Besides being alcoholic; many of them contain drugs such as codeine, against which there is no and of course there can be no regulation. I can then go anywhere I wish high as hell on codeine and laugh at the sober wlfortunates who get caught with one can of beer in their pockets, The conclusionthatonecomes to after reviewing the rules concerning intervisitation and drinking is that New College must be close to heaven for homosexual codeine, or just dope, addicts, but quite a bit less favorable for heterosexual drinkers. I don't want this conclusion to be a call for a reform movement to deal with homosexual drug ddiction at NC, but hope, rather t!1at the entire letter will serve to point out the ridiculousness of existing legislation regarding intervisitation and drinking. The legislation seems to have no rational l o u n d at ion, and if it does, the foundation has been hopelessly twisted and ridiculed by the present Stttempts to put it into practice. The fact that those whose supposed duty it is to enforce these rules don't take the whole tragiccomic mess serious I y enough to really bother anyone is small consolation. The existence of rules Miss Dort Quits Miss Susan Dort resigned Wednes:Js the morning receptionist at the student reception center. Miss Dort had been employed in ch:tt capacity for almost a year, reportedly resigned for "person:>111 reasons, which are unenforced, are basically Wlenforceable anyhow, and are taken seriously neither by those who are supposed to enforce them nor by those who are supposed to obey themtendstocreate an atmosphere of general disregard for all laws. This may prove to be unfortunate should a committee eventually come up with some intelligent legislation on any given subject. The effect of such an atmosphere on the individual person is definitely unfortWlate, regardless of what may happen at New College. I should like to suggest, in view of the above discussion, and in view of the fact that these matters are basically questions of individual moral choice and decision and thus not the concern of general legislation, that serious attention be given to the rationale behind present legislation, with the possibility in mind of abolishing this legislation entirely. waiting for the storm, Faculty (Continued from page 1) informal as possible. Hopefully, they can meet once a week, in the evening for two hours and preferably in a faculty member's home. Participating faculty should meet at frequent intervals during the course of the two-term program and in particular the effectivenessofthatweek'sreading in stimulating discussion. In this way there can be a frequent review of the total progr;un and a continuous review of reading materials. There should be a general review ofthe total seniorseminarprogram at the end of the 1966-1967 academic year in order to determine if the program is to be continued, and if so, whether any changes should be made in it. IL Altemati ves to the S e n i or Seminars: --As an alternative to the seminar program for studentswho do not elect to toke it, two terms of study in some subject outside the division of a student's specialization should be required. The following alternatives are recommended: 1) New courses of an interdisciplinary n;ture specially designed to be appropriate and of interest to seniors. 2) Existing courses covering m aterial accessible to students without extensive prior preparation. 3) Study in a second language The faculty in each division should be encou,r.aged to offer as many courses appropriateto non-specialists as possible. lfl. Possibilities for Exemptions from the Senior Se:iTirnars: Exemptions may be granted: 1) To those students who have changed their major field of study during the second year and who are therefore short of time in which to f ulf i 11 the requirements of their newly elected majors. 2) To students who have too m an y deficiencies to m ak e up prior to graduation to allow time for participation in this part ofthe program for the senior year. Decisions regarding variances to the senior diversification req.rire ments for these or other r e as on s should be made by an appropriate faculty committee upon the recommendation of the student' s academic advisor. 11

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June 3, 1966 The Catalyst Pa e 3 Indian Higher Education: marcato NC W ith A Vengeance cle f notes India's higher education system is the New College system "with a vengeance," according t;o Dr. George Mayer, professor of h1story. Dr. Mayer, who this wee.k. re turned from a month-long v1s1t to that country, explained that, although the Indian system bears :om e striking superficial resemblance t.o that of this school, the former 1S actually extremely rigid and tradition bound. A student may enter a umvers1ty and gain the equivalent of a B. A. in three years, for example, and Mayer progress is by comprehensive exammat1ons at the end of each vear. Differences between the two syshowever, are much more significant. "There are no private, autonomous colleges awarding degrees in India," Dr. Mayer said. "Every college is affiliated with a state university--even if the university is a hundred miles away--and the universities strive for extreme uniformity and standardization. Among the universities' functions, Dr. Mayer explained, are the setting up of uniform exams and the awarding of degrees. Thus, one test is administered to every student at every college in any one subJect or course. not especially motivated to learn under the system. Dr. Mayer went to India to teach a State Department-sponsored short course in American history for Indian professors. H e was on e of five professors teaching A mericanhistory or American literature a t the American Institute for Advanced Studies at Osmania University in Hyderabad. Dr.Mayersaidhe saw a "specta cular improvement" in India's educational system from 1953-54, when he was teaching in India as a Fulbright Professor. A very re cent development, for example, has been the development of a general primary school system. "I think you '11 find the illiteracy rate of the current adult population is very high," Dr. Mayer commented, "but of the current generation of children are now attending primary schools. Although he was greatly impressed by the strides India has Odell Fears Apathy May Kill Gymnastics Athletics Co-ordinator Peter Odell told The Catalyst yesterday he fears the gymmstics progmm will "wither and die" for lack of demonstrated interest. He cited Tuesday's "embarrassing" turnout of four students at the workout with former West Point gymnastics coach Tom Maloney. Although a dozen students have expressed interest in the activity, only a handful have attended the first three sessions. Odell said students are to "have the assistance of a man of Mr. Maloney's caliber. Also, he said, students will soon have the opportunity to utilize the facilities at the new Sarasota Recreation Center. Gymnastics sessions are held each Tuesday from 7to9 pm at Sarasota High School. The college bus is available for transportation. taken educationally, Dr. Mayer added that there is still "quite a long way to go. The university system, he said, needs to be less authoritarian and rigid. For instance, he said, a professor may not teach a course unless it has been approved as a state-wide course. Thus, a specialist in American Frontier history could not give a course on that subject at his college until a standardized course could be prepared for all colleges. "The system is very rigid, Dr. Mayer observed. "It is hard to add new orspecialized topics to the curriculum. Part of the blame for the existence of what is now an outmoded s y s t e m must lie with the British colonialists who set it up, according to Dr. Mayer. "Of course, he said, "the British were after a different obJective. They were aiming at producing bureaucrats, not at teaching people how to think. II Many Indian educators see the need for m o d if yin g the present system, Dr. Mayer said, but the modifying process will take time. One of the major headaches fac ing In d i an administrators is the variety of d i a 1 e c t s to be found throughout the nation. "There are fourteen different maJorlanguages in India," Dr. Mayer reports. "English is used as a standard in colleges, because it is the only s our c e of agreement among the various language groups. (Recent attempts at instituting H indi as the national tongue have resulted in rioting and bitter factional battles. ) Also, rural and village dwellers, who represent 80941 of the total pop ulation, have had until recently little direct contact with the educational system. The problems seem ovexwhelm in g 1 y nume rous and complex, but, Dr. Mayer concluded, India's progress has been very real, and there is every indication that progress will continue. By MIKE CASSELL All Roads Lead To Peachtree Having never been to a jan festival before, I hardly knew what to expect, to say the least, but I had faith, I did. I set out 36 hours early, to allow for flats, bad weather, interesting side-roads you get on to by following interesting girls in the car that just went by, and stuff like that. There were four of us in the drive-away Rambler and we made it to Atlanta in what must have been record time, driving hastily at 90-plus on the rain-slick roads I told Oda that we should have taken another bus, but he insisted that bus #2 Ponce de Leon was the right one; I should have suspected somethingwhenisawthe bus driver was nude and reading the fine print on the transfer slips, but I figured it must be part of the New South. We were trying to make it back to the motel in time to sleep a little before leaving for the evening per formance at Braves Stadiwn, a famous Atlanta nite-spot. It was about 2:00 pm and we had been purchasing discount records at $4.79, etc., and were amazed when the driver stopped the bus, forced the passengers (with the exception of the young Oda and Myself) out the back door and hung himself from the hand rail with a borrowed necktie and a spoon. We passed the time by reading the advertisements on the roof of the bus, a GMC special with bucket seats and electric cigarette lighter. After about twenty minutes our patience and repeated were rewarded when a new bus driver clothed in sack-cloth and biting his navel was handed us by the postman, special delivery, 45 and three apples due postage. Not having three apples, I stepped over to the airport and made change for a five, relishing the young sales lady who helped me with my raincoat. Back in the bus, I was aghast to find Oda cringing in the back and thedriverstanding over him with a wicked leer on his chest. Thinking fast, I skipped back to the driver, placed my shoe ($45 French Shriner) in his ann pit, and yelled "Emory University" to the tune of an old Greek fertility dance. He immediately complied. Speeding down the sidewalk, Oda and I noticed that the tourist signs were reading "Come back soon to Stone Mountain," a bad sign. Sure enough, as might be expected, we soon found ourselves in Decatur, Ga. Remaining firm we resolved to chastise the drive r but were sur prised to discover that he had just been eate n by the little machine into which one puts one's fare. After getting our bubble gwn out ofhock, we left the bus in Decatur and b egan thwnhlng. When we saw that that would neve r g e t us any where, wetriedbitch-hildng. 1mmediately we w ere picked up by a striking blonde in an E-type (a long-standing ambition of mine) and, after hiding Oda iu the glove compartment, I struck up an ami able conversation, rape in the back my mind constantly. As we passed the Sheraton Emory Inn, she ejected me from the seat and lluckily land ed in the anns of a waite r on his waytothe pool. Oda was returned the next morning by carrier pigeon. Beyond that, the Atlanta Jan Festival was very enjoyable. 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on cam us with Laurie Paulso11 Violist Added For Festival Island Hobby Shop 2 Miles Nortlt of Collete oa 41 Art, Craft and Hobby Supplies Some Serious Problems A violist has been added as the eleventh faculty member for the Summer Music Festival which will be held JW1e 19 to July 3. M O'J [bAy WPth As the last two months of school begin, as comprehensive exams ever nearer on the horizon, what are the issues that concern New College students? What are they thinking about as the school year draws to a close? Speaking for myself, I couldn't care less, but my editor seems to think it's important. And since, as editor, he's so vitally involved in New College affairs, spending all his spare moments on campus gathering news and opinion, I could hardly refuse him. As a matter of Paulson fact, when he c a 11 e d me from Tampa and asked me to do the article, I said, "I can hardly refuse you." "Good, he said. "It was either that or the v o 11 e y b a 11 box scores." "What about all the news you've been conscientiously gathering?" I asked. "Nobody's rea 11 y interested in what went on in Bradenton, he replied. So, l set out to find out JUSt what the concerns and significant issues tempering the thought and actions of typical New College students actually were. I met my first student coming back from a Claude Kirk for Governor Committe e meeting. "What's bugging you?" I queried. "Well, I think the government should be taking more trouble to explain t o the Buddhists in its support o f Premier K y' s regime. 1 looked at him in amazement. "1 d on't mean trivial thing s like that, I mean, what's bothering you about New College?" "Oh, nothing really, he said. This was a clear case of apathy, and, since I'd already done a study of that, I moved on. I encountered a second-year student bricking up the doorway of one of his favorite faculty members. "What concerns you most right now?" I asked. "I'm running out of bricks." "You don't understand. I mean at New College in general. "Well, I've been concerned about the lack of cohesion and solidarity among second-year students." "What have you done to improve the situation?" "Well, we got all the secondyear students together for a bridge game, but it didn't work out too well." "Why not?" "We didn't have a fourth. 11 The next student I met was standing outside a room, holding a plunger which was connected to a wire running into the room. I guessed this was more innocent fun, like the bricks, so I stood back and watched. "Five, four, three, two, one, fire!" he said, and pushed the plunger. A loud blast emanated from the room, and the area was covered with smoke. When it cleared, 1 went up tohim. "I guess that was part of The Hunt, right? 1 said. "No," he replied. "I've been having trouble with mosquitoes. "l think that far and away the greatest, the m ost overriding issue facing New College students today is the lack of a third towel. I thought this opinion was ridiculous, and said s o "You r e all wet." "See what I mean?" For my final interview, I appro a c he d a student busy taking The In Place To Dine College Hall BERLINER CATERING time lapse photographs ofthe Hamilto n Court construction. What do think is the biggest problem facing New College students?" I a sked. "I would say it is undoubtably SEC, he replied. "Then y o u believe the biggest concern of New College students is the Student Executive Commit tee?" "No it's Survive Even the Comprehensives. When I took the results of the survey to my editor, finding him on campus quite by accident one evening he seemed very interested in the student reactions. "These answers are quite significant, he said, bu t let me ask you the same questio n: what's the biggest problem as far as y ou're c oncerned?" I thought for a moment, then answered confidently. "Actually," I said, "it's finding funny endings for these articles. 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