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2 News 1972 (?) Thursday's Trustee IS I I' I KANSAS CITY, Mo. --The Student a tiona! Education Association, the nation's largest college student organi2ation, has announced that its official task forces and committees will include at least one-third ethnic minority representation, The unprecedented action was taken at a three-day meeting here. The decision was reached by the SNEA executive committee prior to the semi-annual meeting of the 80 000member organization's representative assembly in City Jan. 28-30. SNEA president Frank Burress, a government major from Sacr11mento State College in California stated: "Our action will set an example for all association affiliates of the ational Education Association and prove unequivocally that we don't give lip service to involving ethnic minority members He added that the executive committee action regarding committee selection quotas soon could lead to similar efforts in balancing minority representation in SNEA governing bodies. Executive committee member Dennis Man1anares, a Chicano student from New Mexico and SNEA Rocky Mountain regional representative, lauded the mandate as "the first tangible commitment of SNEA to adequately ensure that minimal minority representation is prevalent This action states the rninumum standards acceptable to SNEA and we realize that as an organization we cannot survive on minimums. It will start the process of looking at minorities as qualified members and not just token ." Representing the Southeast region on the SNEA executive committee. Robert R Jennings, a black student, said: "This act of leadership is a minimal requirement and should by no means be a standard. However, it is the right step towaTds progressive education. It is time that all minorities be evaluated on the basis of capabilities and not on color, class, nor creed. Because of discrimination minorities must be assured representation. SWP The 1972 Socialist Workers Party ( SWP) presidential campaign of Linda Jenness and Andrew Pulley is beginning an intensive six week campaign on 34 campuses in Florida. The SWP just complet ed a massive petitioning drive, collecting over 51,000 signatures to place the SWP suit being initiated by the Committee for Democratic Election Laws (CoDEL), that will challenge the Florida filing fee vhich is 15,000. Michael Maggi, Wayne Hieber and Debbye Chlosta, three National Field Secretaries for the Young Socialists for Jenness and Pulley (YSJP), will be organizing thousands of Florida students in the largest socialist campaign since the Eugene v. Debs presidential campaign of 1920. They will speak on the following topics: "Youth and the '72 Elections"; "The Politics of Women's Liberation"; "Which Way for the Anti-War Movement: Mass Action or Electoral Politics11; ''Black Nationalism in the l970's11; "Crisis in Ecology"; and 11The Gay Liberation Movement". Maggi, Hieber, and Chlosta will The New College Trustees added an extra midyear meeting to the normal Fall and Spring conclaves and are presently holding meetings in Hamilton Center. One of the major items under consideration is the budget, which they hope to finalize to pave the way for impleentation. During the morning, the trustees elected three new members to their ranks, bringing the total to 33. Mrs. Rosemary Bouden, an interior designer, Richard Nelson, a Sarasota attorney, and Morton Qvistgaarft-Petersen, an iolman, are the n.ew members. At 3:15 Thursday afternoon, the trustees meet in joint session to hear the reports of their various committees. At 3:15 Thursday afternoon, the trustees met in joint session to hear the reports of their various committees. Development The trustees announced that they are 11reasonably confident11 that the Ford Challenge has been met. There have been several close calls as the auditors cut the amount raised from $1.030,000 to Sl,Oll,OOO, and again when development found an addition mistake which lowered the amount to 31,005,000. The trustees expressed that although last year they received the check that put them 11over the toprr a mere five minutes before the press party, this year they 11had a couple of hours to breathe. 1 sub 11Educational Priorities" meeting is a job which will probably give the committee drooping eye,,but_ that's what all about. Although the meeting was called for the purpose of discussing educational priorities, most of those present seemed to be there specifically to prevent Dr. Snyder's proposal from becoming policy. yn e stu the point was made that this could split the community up into groups espousing different ideologies that are actively hostile toward each other, while these diver gent opinions can be nourished in an acedemic environment. On the wholet' no real alternative to Lee Snyder's 11working paper" were proposed, and some people thought there shouldn't be. be at New College February 14 to apeak with students and plan action in the Sarasota area. Further information will be posted on the doors at Hamilton Center. Although the discussion more or less espoused the quo, a numDoug Stinson "SARASOTA BIKE HEADQUARTERS" Sales Rentals Complete Repair Service ..... OTIc E ber of students spoke in favor of 0 I G h the core program rigina rap ic asanalternative to an impossible A t ideal and of re,. quiring students Exhibition & Sale! { b 11 f d experience. ) e ri ay of however, were sick 11 am to 9 Pm of people telling them what was best C B k S h for them and were a m pus 0 0 0 p against mandatory PRICES--$4.00 UP TO $5,000.00 programs. Most LARGE SELECTION OF PRINTS seemed to feel that IN $4o00 to $20n00 RANGE if New College stu-From--Roten Galleries, Baltimore, Md. dents were of the (This is a Repeat Visit type purported to Feb. 3rd was a day of be admitted, the RAIN & TORNADOS present loose strucwas the beat. Within walking distance 1/2 mile north of New College on right hand side Ph. 355-8989 7000 North Trail Save bread and hassles on your passport and ID photos Come to Hamilton Center desk between llA M and Noon, Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 14 and 15. Dave Andresin of Mo Photo will be on campus at that time to take your pictures. Three fine passport photos for $a. 00 (reg. $3. SO). Approximately of the million raised is in the form of endowments and unit trusts and will not be available for this year's budget. The trustees reaffirmed their stand that endowment should not be used for operating expenses. Develop11ent Development is expected to come up with a plan for their operations in the future, in particular, a reorganization which, hopefully, will eliminate one staff position. Unfortunately, new duties, including work with associates, may eliminate whatever advantage is gained. Note: 8?% of the Alumni and Z1 out of 30 trustees contibuted to New College. Investment The majority of NC money is invested in insurance with our only interest in common stock an amount donated by Eckerd. He originally donated S25,000 in Eckerd Stock, which is invested according to recommendations made by Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Sllith. The trust is now worth $200,000. The Investment Committee also announced the sale of three unit trusts, all consisting of Eastman Kodak Stock which generated $305,000. We were paying out more on the trust than Kodak pays in dividends. *Finance and Education The budget discussion was scheduled for today, so the Finance Committee passed over that portion in their presentation. One point of progress is the insti tution of a Summer Study Program. One new possibility is rental of plant to a group called "Scholars University, Inc.11 which would offer graduate degrees. It the trustees requested that New name should not be used. Mr. Lyons then announced that he had in his possession pamphlets printed by "Scholars" nailing New College. The discussion vas postponed until this could be investigated. The New College Summer School seeas to be well underway with 128 New College Students and 16 to 18 faculty mebere who might participate. It is too early to know how many other students the program will attract. Reports were also presented showing that: (1) The 10:1 student-faculty ratio has not hurt education except in extreae instances. (Gorfein, College Examiner) (2) Procedure for expediting prosecution of NC by faculty aembers was lacking. (Gorfein, Faculty Statue Committee. (3) Students are doing more work and getting more satisfacories under th< contract system. This has the effect of increasing class size. This has lead the trustees to suggest a "ore balanced Freshman program" and/Dr the inclusion in the catalogue that an incollling student "may encounter some lecture courses.11 There was also talk o! lilli ting the num ber of courses a student could take and reorganization of tutorials. (4) The faculty_does not feel OffCampus students take up auch of their time. In fact they compared it to the amount of time it takes to negotiate and evaluate a contract. One final report. Although the of faculty aembers consider Off-Campus Study a very Yaluable experience, the majority of students rated On-Campus Study higher. Stinson


Editorials, Letters, Etc. 3 0 y I th Hog Po rlor I Small change and the s11all college t 0 : It has occurred to ae that the Organ is slowl7 changing its character, just as : college is slowly changing its character. The paper will continue to change ita i to journalism (as soon as someone tells me just what the hell "journalism" just as the college will continue to change its approach to education. Well perhaps "change" is not the proper word to use in reference to the col::: :!:lege. Perhaps the words "refine" or "elaboratett would be more fitting. For it is be:!:coming increasingly apparent that the college is headed in a definite direction, a :j: idirection that takes her far from what she once called home. Academic excellence? With an actual decrease in the student-faculty ratio? :;: :!:with a decrease in academic budgets? With ill-conceived money a.llottments? :!: A sense of community awareness, consciousness? With a policy that somehow sent iNan Freeman's posessions home to her parents C.O.D.? With trustees that respond i :!:to "objectionable" actions on the part of one segment of the Community by speaking to :1: third segment of the Community? :1: The Organ will be looking at a few questions such as those above in the following Will the college be looking? DHM ;;; !:!!!=!:--!!:.!!!;,!:.::!..,!!!!:!!u!!!u!!!!!!:!"!!! .. !!!!!!..,!!!:!:: .. ::!!!u:;!!!!!!!(!!!!:!--!!:! ... L:ditor: Sirs: A Postcript on the Ford Matching Grant Dour, : lurphy' s co luran in the Feb. 4 issue of t:1c (Jrran .ras littered Hith Noticeably absent from the announcement by f the administration and subsequent celebration .u::;in ormation lvhicll led llin to erroneous conclusions. over the successful co111pletion of the requirements for the Ford Matching Grant vas any aenThe :;e,.,. Collere i:usic festion of the dire predictions during the Women's tival (which runs for tnree '"eek.s, not Liberation deiiOnstration. It should be recal-the one reported by tfr. :Iu rpl1y) is self-led that the adainistration predicted both supporting. Tlds fact was reported in that the college would not open its doors after t;1e faculty meeting as late as last Christ s vacation and that the cc-llege 's \lednes<.lay--and even if you \vere not there, chances of reaching the Ford goal were mnute. you had the bu<.lget and even reprinted Documentation in the fol'll of opinions was pre-part of it in the same iss,,e of the sented by several top administrators at the Organ. The school does not "put up a time both in the public meeting and in the tri-lot of cash." a1 held by the student court. The college com1:urphy implies tlat Van munity, both faculty and students, responded \Vezel Mall is devoted alr.1ost entirely with fear and panic. In a co11111unity of schol-to symphonic performances of works by ars, reason not prevail. The real issues i>ach Beethoven and z art. The facts invol. ved were discarded in favor of smashing are that of the 75 events the liberati.on IIIOVement 1.n the n.aae of in a t:inr; thi.s te< onl.y 11 of t:llelo> were conce>:: l:.t> wc.o ,._.wileD tilised such tactics ia an att.-pt to .cca.p Dear Editor, Beiore your last issue, I'd placed a good deal of confidence in Doug Murphy's coluan 11SurTiving Sarasota." He has a talent for justified invective, for hitting the weak spots of comm.nal hypocrisy, and for draaatbing any situation of interest. Witness his Siesta-Beach drug expose, an exposition aerging on Mailer. But, last week, he dropped my confidence. Sure, the topic was worth his on campus and off. But I do question his rhetoric, here, especially since the problem is so personal and crucial. To the column, "Where is the end to the every night problem of rape on the New College Campus?1 It's a clever implication: every night (implied) someone gets raped. But really he says, the problem is every night, even if no one actually is accosted. with such excitement in prose, such valuable indignation, perhaps I shouldn't carp at a mere misstate ent of fact. But the fact involves me, per So here gpes. To support b.:is ela.i.m of feaeaace a --.r who vae class," whose '"!shes he says are irnored. They include such things as a number of country and western concerts, folk concerts of several varieties, jazz bands, gospel singers, Broadway shows, LawrencE: \Jelk, etc. lieh some goal. FiTe years ago the issue was then in the admnistration the college, long hair, beards, and bare feet which offended potential donors and, so we were told, threatened the Ter7 existence or our college. While the response was similar, it was not frantic as what we experienced earlier thie year. HoweTer, it was still diviaiTe and destructive in a community supposedly devoted to education and rational thought. Needless to say, the inducing of panic by the administration ev,,n once is not only inexcusable, but also Tery destructive. While we have survived the predicted consequences of both student appearance and Women's Liberation, the question of whether we can survive mass manipulation by the administration still remains. While the reaching Though this shoulcl be too obvious to mention, serious music is not the status symool or private preserve of the \.lealthy, as ;ir. Hurphy suggests. If that true, many municipal orchestras \llould not find themselves in their present financial straits. The fact is that people of every age and class care about seriouo music. rr lurphy apparently \vishes to deny this ninority their cultural pleasures simply because they not coincide T.-7ith his mm tastes--which run to the Ucatles, the rolling Stones and Andy Pilliams, said by him to be scorned by highbroHs as 11barbaric. 11 There's nothincr. barbaric about liking the Beatles. Hhat is barbaric (and bigoted) is to insist that every one subscribe to a single culture and to set one's self up as cultural arbiter. In comparison to the small sums spent on serious music, it's interesting to contemplate what social 900d could be accomplished tvith funds derived from the inunense personal fortunes aMassed hy those same popular entertainers--iir. }1urphy' s cultural heroes--and from :the profits of their recordinr companies and booking agents; filns, radio, TV and related enterprises; and from the advertising of these TV superstars which drives up the cost of so many thinEs poor people buy, and who1 in the end, pay so heavily for the Andy 1\Tillians Show. The Beatles never carne free; but 1fr. seems to think their price is ribht--or, for some reason, more moral. llildeearcl Bell of the matching grant is a happy event, somber thought should be given to the costs involved as well. The best which can be hoped for is that the two events in the last five years will have two years ago ... We 11 as far as I know, there 's only one faculty meber, present, foolish enough to have been involved in student-centered 11administration.11 And I confess, that's me. And I recall--vividly--the tale of assignation at gunpoint, the allegation of forcible rape the predictable response of the local police. I remember all that. But I don't remember columnist presence at any investigative session. And I do remember informing the intelli-been educational to our community. If such gence detective of all non-confidential tactics in the future are met with revulsion details--including the accent, the followed by reflection, we will have made great strides which will serve us well throughout weapon, even the nick-name of the assailour lives. In short, the next ti e Chicken Little claims that the sky is falling, take a long, bard look. It may only turn out to be a nut after all. surviving ''surviving sarasota ,, ant. But I'll join with Mr. Murphy in being unable to recall any inforaative (or even supportive) feedback the local police. Enough said? Columnist Murphy has a sound issue. It needs disclosure; it needs facts, indignation, eTen outrage. But it also needs to be treated with accuracy. And I'm sorry that Murphy, in print has shot at the wrong scape ... goat. I can't speak for the college administration now, thank God. But soebody needs to, sometime soon. A. M .. Hiller


4 ELP 3 It you liked Emerson, Lake, and Palmer's first two albums, then you will certainly enjoy their third, Pictures af an Exhibition. The albums a live performance ot the Mussorgsky piece form which the title is derived. As on the first two albums, the usic is extremely tight, together, yet free and innovative. Emerson uses the Moog throughout the album, and does some of his best work with that little dev i ce As a whole, the album i s sup rb, possibly thei r best yet. I have only one compla int. The music i s one p iece, i t is integrated well, but i t dos not flow as Tarkus did. There are breaks between the songs, on the album, whic h d i d not occur daring t h e concert itse l f as is clearly audible when y o u liste n cl sely. I have a recording on tape, which I m ade when WDAI played the entire a lbum over the air in early December, a fUll month before the album came out. The version WDAI played was the master tape, a lso w ithout the breaks b etween the songs. The master tape flows much more smoothly and s ounds much better as a result, t han the album. Whether the breaks were inserted tor commercial reasons, so that single cuts could be played more easily on AM radio, or just why, I don't know. But the effect is to diminish the impact ot the album. The proonohrt t d oe s exist, and while the album i s brilliant, it co uld b e just a bit better. Jake A N AD""'IIJTURE IN LIVING Columns and Reviews Armen on Chisholm The crowd waiting for Shirley Chish olm at the Sarasota/ Bradento n airport last Tuesda y was not all upper-middle-class white youth. The presence of a substantial number of old and black faces seem e d t o raise hope that this was not just another "Eastern liberal establishment" candidate. The plane, o f c o urse, was late; the crowd waited with tentative enthusiasm. Whe n i t landed Mrs. Chisholm was among the last t o d e b ark AnQther aspect of her speech was offensive to me. This was her expression in abstract, ideological, and often inflammatory terms. It seems to be indicative of a lack of respect for the intelligence of her audience. For example her remark about a Pre sident "watching football while our young men die halfway arotmd the world. This served n o other purpose than to arouse our wrath sufficiently to vote against Nixon. An admirable aim, perhaps; but whence from Nixon defeat? This tactic is equivalent to the crowd manipulation of Old Politics. She was greeted warmly by most of the diverse group. Standers-by a sked what the e xcitement was abo ut: "Who?" As she made h e r way t o the fence at the edge of the runway, she held up a "V" sign (peace? victory? both?). This cliche was overlooked or accepted by most of her.elcoming party, perhaps out of a sense of n ostalgia. There seemed to be a desire in many people to accept her immediately, a desire for some fresh leadership. When she arrived at the N C cafeteria, the room was packed. She began by saying, "I have never been so deeply moved as I was by the reception which I just received ... I believe that she was moved, but I have to wonder what other sorts of receptions she has been getting. The rest of the speech did not become more fresh than that remark There was the emotive decrial of America's Southeast Asian policy that we heard from speakers at demonstrations in the '60's; the ideals of growth and creativity which we have always heard from liberal educators; the promise to bring everyone together that we heard from Richard Nixon in 1968. Perhaps her strongest point for many of us is her seemingly legitimate claim that she has been bought by no one. She cited freedom from "the military-industrial complex, corporate interests, and other special-interest Shirley Chisholm is nothing new, she is not the leader some of us have wished for, she is not a saviour. She said it her..self, in reference to her own candidacy and those of the McCarthy/McGovern/Lindsay triad: "We are all politicians. She might have added: "We will not all be presidents. saver Apparently, we have fulfilled the Ford Challenge Grant This means that there is somewhere in the neighborhood of 500 thousand dollars in gift monies that the Budget Committee(s) had not included in their considerations published to date. One item on the budget which has been cut regularly and groups. Presumably a President free from such bonds could perennially for the last f' th "t f ch make unprejudiced decisions. The question remains whether tve years lS e 1 em 0 s olarShtp atd. or not such a President would have any power. Perhaps 1 th" th d a President may be bought and sold, but the price is not see ts as a ra er angerous practice. The plan is that each likely to be measured in dollars. 1 Her remarks exhibited historical consciousness, with year a arger proportion of the student body will J>8Y its o wn way. which there is nothing inherently wrong but she went on E ch to use this consciousness as a springboard to some arguments a year, more and more students will come to New College which disturb me. She said that since the Presidency has always been held by one segment of the population, it is time for another group to have a chance. I don't quarrel with the statement that blacks and women should have the right to run for the Presidency; this is a truism to which m ost will at least nod assent. But membership in one or both of these groups is irrelevant to the quality of the candidate. To give a vote to a candidate on these grounds is no better than its antithesis of opposing a candidate o n the grotmds o f his race o r sex. with experiences from a more homogeneous social "mileau." It means that people with certain kinds of experiences aren't going to be here; that certain kinds of people (poor, black, chicano, and other third-world) aren't going to be h ere. I see this as the loss o f the people who are here--their Educational opportunities to communicate with people with different experience s than their own are curtailed. The recording contract with Columbia of the b oo k is Dalton's blow-by-blo w account specified, back in the late sixties, that o f t h e t r ain tri p acr oss Canad a on t h e an artist could only record in a Columbia Festival Express wi t h everybody-w h o -was-studio, with Columbia engineers. Thus when somebody aboard jamming and drinking, Pearl, Janis Joplin's third and last album playing concerts i n every b ack-way railroad for Columbia, hit the streets, that vas it. town. This is the k i nd o f stuff that you Unlike many artiste, who leave entire can lay back and read stra i g ht, without libraries of tapes behind that record comp-having to intellectualize the Kozmi c anies put out for years after their deaths, Blues. The story is good, and one can do Harold (Bud Cort) is young, rich, & dea.d Or at least he it h wi fi d ld i i h th h 1 g1 1 d Freudian keeps pretending. He drives a hearse. On his first computer or wr era, w ose ves n o manuscr pts w t out e psyc o o ca an date, he staged a self-immolation in the back yard while in the attic and have them published, there implications of a ri shot. his mother chatted with the horrified young lady. On his is nothing left of Janie Joplin. Nothing But it is true that a good album can second, he sliced off a prosthetic hand with a meat cleaver; but her latest albumJanie. have one or two bad songs on it, you and for the third he committed hari-kari. In his spare time he watches buildings being demolished. A pretty gray exisWhich is actually a book. learn to forgive that if the album over-tence; without sparlde, vice, excitement, or interest. His A big thick 110ther of a book overpriced all is good, or effective, or both. A mother c lln' t figure out anything to get him involved in at $4.95, that includes one of those little book put together like this, like an album "normal" activities. His analyst finds h i m intriguing but uncooperative. demonstrator plastic records that co11e in with grooves between each song, each secHarold "is about 80 years old. He probably would have Mad Magazine froll ti1ne to time, fro the tion a di f!erent etor;y, can work like an stayed that way! but fo_r .

-+xGAN 5 7 DAYS 0 l Y I FEATURES AT 2:00-4:00-6:00-8:00-10:00 A TRUE GIA T FORGETTABLE TIMOTHY BOTTOMS as the soldier -ABC-TV -CATHOLIC FILM NEWSLETTER ****112 THE ACTING IS (HIGHESTRATING) EXTRAORDINARY' -N Y OAIL Y NEWS "'Johnny Got His Gun' Should be seen by as many people as saw 'Love Story'. It brings as many tears, and says a lot more" KATHY FIELDS as the virgin Archer Wins ten, New York Post JASON ROBARDS as the father MARSHA HUNT as the mother DONALD SUTHERLAND r.hrj

6 Surviving Sarasota EMERGENCY The little kid, a boy about five, is crying loudly .sitting across from 11e in the to understand if there is a system, but waiting room. His older sister is nervous, can't see one. Age? The old man with the keeps straightening her pria little forth-heart attack is still waiting for the graders dress, tells him to shut up. The doctor from the golf course. The little kid mother, tourist-Mother-who-knew-they-is still whimpering and twisting in his shouldn't-haTe-brought-the kids-along-thischair. Situation? What is more of an vacation, from Michigan or somesuchplace, emergency than not being able to breathe? growls at the two of them. and llakes her A child with a nose bleed is taken down 1 h the hall two minutes after coming in the way to desk, slow y eading towards si d hysteria. The little kid's been sitting doors. A girl with a broken arm ts an there about an hour, she tries to explain. waits while her friend goes through the Isn't there a doctor who can see him? paperwork with Red Cross. And the black At the desk a starched little old lady dude sits, waiting. in her Bed Cross uniform is filling out forms Waiting while you're scared or hurting asking questions to a young woman in Levis is the worst part. In another hospital, and a jersey from Maas Brothers. The young in another city, I carried a dying black woman's husband sits red-taced near the child in my arms into the Emergency Room, little boy. His lungs are clogged up, he a little kid dying fast fro something as can't breathe, he fights down panic, common as a bee sting. I stayed patient, convinced that panic will aean he won't there were few people in the waiting room. breathe at all, die right there in the I hurried the Cross there through the E rgency Room. Ms. Red Cross is asking paper work, myself that I underqueBtions,"What's his DIOthers maiden name?ustood their position, understood the "What difference does that make?" aalcs the necessity for papers and signaturea. But young wife. "Look, he can't breathe." when they told me to take a at and wait, "What's your name", asks the Red probably wait while someone finish d Cross. 111 told you, we don't have a coffee break I looked at the kid I w s carry-"Ullmi=ii'iiiiii". In the corner sits a ing and started yelling. I told them if young black dude, about eighteen, tall, they didn't see the kid 1 diatll I would Afro, work clothes. He slouches, holds his file suit I would tear down the hospital He ia a thin little man with a goatee. His head in his hands. He baa been sitting an with bare hands, I would strangle every stationary that the bills come on are decohour and a half, he got in the head Red Cross volunteer in the place. I could rated by right-wing statements by Edmund at work, probably a concussion. His boss feel the kid going in my hands. They took Burke, statements about "eternal vigilance", made him go to ER,just in case, but there care of the kid immediatly, although I and Dr. Douglass is the man behind the isn't JDUch a doctor can do about a had to answer to the police later. telephone tape "Let Freedom Ring.. ( 922-concussion, so he has been sitting, waiting, In ER everyone is probably thinking 1192)" which has spread across the country. his hurts, he hasn't even been seen the same thing, maybe if I make a scene, He thinks Richard Nixon is a full-blooded by a real nurse yet. Of course its only a start yelling...... Red Communist, and preaches right-wing concussion, and then he's black.... When a nurse finally comes to get you revolution. It is his belief that SDS and The emergency room at the Sarasota you're thankful you didn't get overly draaat:Nixon were involYed in a conscious conMemorial Hospital. An old grey-haired you know that help is ca.fng. She takes the spiracy--working together as coarades--wa.en co .. a to the deek aa the young wa.en guy who can't breathe down the ball, then to about Kent State so that there on one of those four wheeled beds in the gasping for air, and thinks about how he But whatever his hallway. He collapsed in the garden that is going to pay for all thiss. For many politics, Douglass is a good doctor. afternoon. "Look", she yells, "He's had people Sl5 is more money than they make in you get to him, if you'Ye survived the a heart attack! Can't soll!l!'one do so ea day at 11.60 an hour, and that's only waiting, Douglass operates with a cold thilll ?" It seems the family doc tOrTs for the doctor's Slli.le.... They bring a man efficiency that has saved lives. He away for a week in the Bahamas, and its down the hall with a big gash in his leg, serves his role as the family doctor for Wednesday afternoon. The family's doctor's a middle-aged man, dirty work clothes, the thousands who don't haye a family stand-in has to be called from the golf probably off a construction crew. His frienddoctor, and then sends his bill. course before anything can be done. The with him is worried, keeps after the nurse Everyone from Huey Newton to Richard little boy starts yelling that he wants to to do something, to stop the bleeding. The Nixon has acknowledged that only the very go home. The black dude sits quietly. guy has a handkerchief wrapped around his very rich can afford, and/or get, proper A year ago there was an article in one leg, blood is dripping onto the floor, he medical attention in this country. Con-of the city's tourist magazines about the gives a weak smile to the guy-who-can't-sidering the many people, normal people Emergency Room at Sarasota Memorial. The breathe. I want to bellow again, this guy who break legs and get concussions and article stated that the hospital has a new, .could be bleeding to death but when you're cut themselves, in Sarasota who can't efficient program for ER, four doctors who in pain at Sarasota ER you don't want to afford Welby and are forced to ER at the all there time there, working in alienate anyone, they llight ignore. The hospital, four doctors, plus a few nurses shifts through the week, working twenty-four little boy and his mother are brought down and CO draft-dodgers, are not enough. hours a day. One has to admire that kind of the hall, the little boy sits down, mother God help anyone who'is dying in the hall-dedication. One also has to remember that tel:ls him to stop whimpering, to act "like way while someone takes a coffee-break, if one of those doctors so much as smiles a big boy". On that note the guy-who-can't-or enjoys one of the wonderful golf courses at the charge is $15. And thats just breathe gets up and motions the mother to in Sarasota. God help anyone who has to for The hospital sends you anseat. He can breathe just as well go to Sarasota Memorial Hospital's other JUSt for sitting in their chairs. standing up as he can sitting down, and big Emergency Room. The article suggested that only people with boys learn to do that sort of thing. Besides The guy-who-can't-breathe, after a " corae to ER. All others there are only three seats in the hallway. little more than an hour of gasping and should eee the "fwaily doctor". The little boy is staring at the construe\.-holding down panio, and thanks to Dr. But whata an emergency? Heart Attacks, tion worker's leg, the man tries to talk to Douglass, who at first was convinced he concussions, not being able to breathe, him, but the kid is shy. There is a bloodvas on some kind of dope, can breathe even a five year old boy who has just come stain on the linoleum floor. Nurses and again, and is leaving. The hour of treat-to have his stitches out, they're all young dudes, CO's, hustle and bustle ment, which included fifty minutes of emergencies. When you're in pain, or sick, through the doorways, the construction worke waiting and ten minutes of having a pipe or scared, when its all happening to you, worker starts to light a cigarette as a rammed down his thr.oat pumping in medits an emergency. Pain is very personal, nurse goes by, smelling of starch and sweat. icated pure oxygen, plus the perscription, very immediate. Especially in a city like "No smoking," she says. A small thing for will cost him nearly $50, or half a week's Sarasota, where there is no such thing as a man who is bleeding to death. They take salary. And he is one of the lucky ones, a f .. ily doctor except for the very rich. him away in a wheelchair. The kid is he makes more than $1.60 an hour in the For black folk, students, all tourists. whimpering again, he's starting to get world outside the hospital. He and his all the working people of the city the only on nerves. wife walk up the hallway under the dim contact with a family doctor is Marcus Welby, The guy-who-can't-breathe ends up in lights, past the bustling nurses and M.D For too many people the Emergency one of the four little rooms, with a hard the Red Cross. A doctor in a white coat Room is the only doctor, anything else is an little couch that has a paper-roll lining over golf clothes leans oYer the heartAll-American $lth, or back up in Michigan. ends in a wastebasket so you don't attack, furious. Perhaps he was "A person could die just sitting in have to lie in someone else's sickness. about to break 100, out there on one of this waiting room," the mother says to the This is Phase Three, you get to the room, Arvida' s deluxe courses, and he has been young wife. This isn't some macabre wait-now a doctor can see you, you still sit interupted by some fool who has the nerve ing room joke, its the truth. The guy who and wait. But now help is on the way. to have a heart attack on his golf day. can't breathe has been sitting for a half One of the ER doctors who spends 24 And in the waiting room, the black hour, watching the nurses take someone hours at a time there and charges too much dude still sits, holding his head in his down the ball every so often. He is trying money is Dr. William Campbell Douglass. hands, aching, waiting his turn.


News Bengali Relief Atlanta: A n a gree ment between the Bengladesh Govemment and CARE, the International Development Agency, to initiate a $2 Million Emergency Housing Progr a m for the devestated n a tion was at>nounced in a press conference F ebruary Second, a t CAR E World Headquarters by Henry 0 Se h CA RE Director in D acca. An estimated thirty million people are now without she lter in the war and nature-rav aged country of Bangladesh. The agreement was a result of meetings w ith Prime Minister Sheik Mujibur R:hman, and Rehabilitation Minister A.H. M. Q uamaruzzaman; A R Chaudhurry, Co-ordinator for the Prim e Minister for Extemal Assistance for Relief and Rehabilitation, and Director Seh. "The new program," Selz stated, is to build approx imately 100 t o 1 25 low-cost h ouses in one war-damaged villag e in each of the' sixty-two sub-divisions of Bang l a desh t o total 7 500 ses by June of 1972. The standard house design succe ssful in prev i o us CAR E projects in Bangla desh will be used. 11 "Approximately 1 200 Cinva Ram s oil cement blocks for walls, bumt bricks for foundation, and corrugated iron rooves for each of the 10 X 2 0 X 7 feet houses will be needed, 11 Selz went on. "CARE will provide Cinva R a m block-making machines, roofing materials, bumt bricks, and Cf ment. Participants selected on basis of need, will fumish sand, soil, and labor necessary for molding the blocks and timber required for door, window and roof frame. The Bangla desh ment will provide additional needed personnel and internal transport. 11 "After a short training period at the CARE-Bangladesh expanded housing project in Comilla, the project staff will be divided into five major work units of four construction teams each. Ea::h team will have approximately thirty Cinva Ram machines and will complete the construction of the houses in the village in a little more than one month. When one village is completed, the team will move on to the next selected site. 11 7 These people need and d eserve hel p, Seh c oncluded. providing this help. "This program is a top priority in .... Bldg. Atlmb Our apologies good friends the fracfure of good order SEC The SFG mpn+ h u t tn say tha + meeting h P pqR than ar.r.,trate. ThPrP nn 'hpRin

8 News Paper" A rouses Contempt The Subcommittee on Educational Priorities of the Educational Policy Committee .eets Wednesday night at ?:30 in the fishbowl for the purpose of bouncing around ideas concerning the long range goals of New College. The meeting, however, centered mainly around argu.ments against a "working paper" presented by Lee Snyder. The meeting was well publicized, to a large extent by students who had come into possession of the "working paper" and disagreed with it. Consequently the eeting was well attended, with approximately 100 persons crowding around the edges of the fish bowl .Eight or ten of these were faculty members. First off it was emphasized that the paper was the effort of one person, Lee Snyder, was definitely not EPC policy and was "to stimulate discussion, focus issues, and provoke counter proposals.H Dr. Griffin, who is also a member of the subcommittee, stated that it is hard to "separate priorities and implementa tion." He suggested that we try to address ourselves to priorities at this meeting. Dr. Deme immediately spoke out that he "disagreed with the basic principles of the working paper. He sptcifica1ly wondered who would decide what knowledge would be considered "useful." He also felt that being involved with a student's life vas not the function of an institution of higher learning. The meeting continued with much repetition. Dr. Gorfein suggested that a school lacking multiplicity would be either a school of technology or a Charm School. .\ieTeral of those present felt that a "purified Liberal Arts tradition" was what was needed, although this had neTer been tried. SeTeral students came out in favor of a core course structure, although the overwhelming aajority of those present felt it should not be required. As Dr. Griffin put it, "We've been there and gone another way." The meeting ended, as the majority of the persons attending had filtered out, with a request for proposals on goals for New College. Stud. Services Last week's full publication of the proposed line item budget for 1972-73, along with a pecentage analysis of that document. We of the Organ staff studied the budget and, feeling our own self-motiVllted, emotionally mat\n'e curiosity somewhat stirred, interviewed Mr Charles Derrick, Director of Student Services Quotations are only where indicated. *What are honorariums? This money ($1000 lliiilually) can be used both to bring in speakers, such as John "3:1611 Cook (remember Brother Derrick?), and to send student govemment members to conferences. The money has never been put to the latter purpose *What about "Recreation? Does that come under. Student Services jurisdiction? Yes The "Other Supplies" under Recreation ($1, 500 this year, $1, 200 next) pay simple SpOrts equipment such as volleyballs, tennis nets, pool cues, etc. Permanent equipment like diving boards and pool tables are paid for by "Other Equipment" in the Student Services column *And Professional and Contractual services? They are virtually the same things. In both Recreational and Student Services, they total $3, 870. This pays instructors to teach courses like karate or skills like sailing. Any students interested in teaching something should contact Mr Derrick if they want to receive compensation (ie. "get paid") for such worl< *Many students want the use of school motor vehicles. Isn't there money budgeted for this? "Yes. but there just Isn't enough money to buy a van. We get $1, sao this year; that's up from $750 last year. II Mr Derrick went on to say that he had priced some van" at around $6000 He also mentioned the two accidents that destroyed a station wagon last year *Travel and hospitality--just who travels, and who gets hospitalized, to coin a phrase? Professor Knox stated that the ques-tion of priorities was an issue over which the Self Study labored, and he Mr. Derrick travels to conferences (one this year in SUPERMUSKIE: Able to duck issues in a single bound. Chicago) and students are entertained (a more coinable wondered why it vas being redone. The line between useful knowledge and propaganda was a line Dr. did not feel vas clear. Once you decide what knowledge is "useful" and what isn't you will get no deep understanding of anything. Pure knowledge has the highest "relevance ... Wendell Wagner, the first student to """ :" ...... ""'] The national workshop on college field study opportunities was held here last week, February 2-5. In attendance were twelve students and 33 field study authorities from 27 institutions, including fmmdations and governmental agencies as well as colleges. The workshop was based on the premise that off-campus programs across the country could benefit by .coordination with each other The meeting here was to sohcit Ideas for such coooeration. There was no formal representation, although an attempt was made to invite a broad range of people. As the number of scope of field study opporttmities have increased over the years, this sort of cooperation has become more and more desirable. One problem that has developed is the dispersal of information. As things stand now a student may or may not find the program he is looking for; if these independent programs got together they could organize material speak, stated that we should not sacrifice in sucl1 a way as to make it easier for the student to find a personal goals for community goals. felt that if the first part of Dr. He Snyder's paper was approached with a positive attitude instead of a negative one, if indeed Nev College students were ones that "would not do well in a more structured environment", they would not flounder. suitable program. Another problem is the duplification of that ?ccurs when two groups develop a similar W}-th or w1th.out knowedge of the other. This puts foun.dations mterested m funding these programs on the spot: either they. must make a choice between the two, or divide their The choice cannot always be a just one, and the division of finances would make for two weak programs instead of one strong one. Also, if the two groups worked together, a better study opporttmity would probably result from the accumulated ability of the people involved. The workshop elected a committee for further mvestigatlon of possibilities for a mechanism that would co:ordina.te study programs This committee is also With t:Jr:mg to define the objectives that such study Implies It will me:t March and April and report back to a more representative in the spring. The committee's function is to garner ideas it will not make any decisions on the institution of a mechanism. . The idea for this workshop or1gmated wtth ]1m Feeney here at NC He got a grant for it from the Bowman C Lingel Trust of Chicago. He received a grant for it from the Bowman c Lingel Trust of Chicago. Other professionals around the country responded well to the tJ:e result was las:: week's workshop This response 1s th.e need. for such cooperation, and the probabil1ty that 1t w1ll continue successfully in the future. phrase). For example, Student Services bought the ice cream sandwiches served during Orientation Week and subsidized the first dance, the Student-Faculty Fete. *What happens to money that isn't spent? Like that $1, 500 for Motor Vehicles? Within each of the three spending divisions (Salaries, Expenses Operating Capital) money can move If the sum alloted to vehicles isn't used for that, it may be used in another cata gory in that division of the budget, like Honorariums or Prq_fessional Services This requires a degree of consent from Mr Harra, Business Manager Where the money unspent by a aepartment goes is a mystery; perhaps it helps offset some Next Week: Results of the Student Services Activities Poll! D an

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