Fountainhead, March 1, 1979






Gillman relinquishes coaching duties
B SM ROGKKS
Sports hdilor
Alter two years of endless rumor and
speculation Larry Cillrnan finally resigned his duties
as head basketball coach at East Carolina
ednesdaj afternoon.
In a statement released b) athletic department,
Gillman said the university's failure to issue him a
long-term contract to continue the development of
basketball program was the reason for
submitting his resignation.
Gillman's resignation is effective immediately and
h tor a successor will begin immediately.
I was very eager to get a head coaching job,
but 1 didn't analyze the situation lin at East
l�na very Cillrnan said. "I was only
-ear- old when 1 took the job and it was
ainly a great coaching opportunity for me.
But the program here needs a longer
mitment from the university along with more
mom 5 and better facilities he continued. "I'm not
happy with the way things have turned out. but I'm
relieved right now
Cillrnan, a former assistant coach at San
"ra: came to Easl Carolina in 1977 after Dave
signed, fter boasting the Pirates would hi
or 18 games during Gillman's first
Carolina finished with a disappointing
9-17 record.
At the end of the season, the Athletic Council
voted unanimously to dismiss Gillman, but former
East Carolina Chancellor Leo Jenkins overruled the
decision and allowed him at least one more year on
his contract.
Although the Pirates defeated highly regarded
schools such as South Carolina, Iona, and Atlantic
Coast Conference member Georgia Tech this season,
East Carolina still finished with a 12-15 record.
Reports of player dissension were widespread
among athletic department circles all season
long. Forward Herb Gray left I he team at
mid-semester and guard Walter Moseley withdrew
from school last week. Freshman center Al Tyson
also quit the squd after last week's game against
Old Dominion and did not make the trip with the
team to Notre Dame Monday.
A total of nine players have transferred or quit
the squad since Gillman became head coach and
two assistants also resigned during that period.
'I never pouted after any losses we had, and I
did what I said I was going to do Gillman
explained. "I got the top players to come here and
1 got a top notch schedule for the program which
was the first time that ever happened
The final year of Gillman's three-year contract is
expected to be paid by the university. He earns an
estimated $20,000 per year.
Gillman said he has no immeaiate plans, but will
probably return to the New York or Washington,
D.C. area. 'Rjght now, I'm just tired of coaching
he added. "It's just been too many bus trips and
plane rides and too much time away from home.
Everyone knows I'm a salesman and that's probably
what I wdl get into when I leave.
"The biggest thrill I got during my coaching
career at East Carolina was beating Iona up there
in New York. Since I grew up right near there, it
was a really satisfying win for me
Although ECU Athletic Director Bill Cain said
the search for a new coach would begin
immediately, it was reported Pirate assistant coach
lerry Kunze was the leading candidate for the
vacancy.
Other names mentioned were Wake Forest
assistant coach David Odom, former ECU assitant
Butch Estes, now an assistant at Rice University
and Dick Grubar, a former star at North Carolina
and assistant at the University of Florida.
Gillman, a 30-year-old native of Mt. Vernon,
N.Y finished at East Carolina with a 21-32 overall
record. He also served as an assistant coach at
Minnesota, Houston, and West Chester Communitv
College.
FORMKR EC! COACH Larrv Gil
(man.
Circulation 10,000
East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina
Vol. 55, No.
0 1
1 March 1979
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Will
SGA announces election
plans, deadlines are set
VM!UM SHIRES. DIRK TOK of the
ews
Bu
reau,
Pieces of Ei
debut forfi
makes
By KU VULUWIn
taff riter
The Easl Carolina
News Bureau
is p to present to
ill stafl
EC1 Pieces of Eight.
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play, a
par- ot,
tickets
tournament?
Light is th�
which
ulty and
official ECU
(
and
information.
A i ording to News
Bureau Director William
.Shires, the need for a
facuity-stafl newsletter
as existed for a long
time, however the
decision to begin the
newsletter was not
made until December,
1978
broad a
a new
r front row
ACC
Pieces of
newsletter
evoted to
itafl now
announce-
npus activi-
other useful
The newsletter will
ace the practice of
-ending news releases
he faculty and staff.
Shire- stated that this
method was "very bulky
ami time-consuming
The title of the
newsletter, Pieces of
Eight, is not a new one
for LCI publications.
1 his was the name of
tlie East Carolina
literary magazine in the
: s. The name was
discarded in lavor of
the present name of lhe
magazine, I! I i. .
Robert Louis Steph-
en-en also used the
term, piece- of eight, in
1 reasure Island.
Pieces of eight also
had monetary value.
1 hese Spanish coins
were minted in the 16th
and 17th centuries from
silver taken from the
mines in Mexico and
Peru.
The first issue of
Eight was
Jan. 15,
it will be
twice mon-
several
newsletter
variety of
Pieces of
distributed
1(79, and
published
thly.
The first
issues of the
contained a
information and brief
news articles. One
section of the newsletter
i- devoted to "ECU
People This section
contains information on
faculty and staff promo-
tions, appointments, and
seminar attendance.
"Campus Calendar"
lists all recitals, lec-
tures, films, and impor-
tant meetings that are
taking place on campus
for the following two
week periods. Other
sections included in the
newsletter are: Bits
and Pieces (births and
deaths), Convalescence,
Becently Published, and
The Spy Glass.
News items and
suggestions are welcom-
ed by the news bureau
-taff, as the newsletter
i- compiled and edited
b) them.
According to Shires,
the newsletter is sent
through the campus
mail to the departments
on campus and is then
distributed to the
faculty and staff. The
newsletter is free.
Approximately 2,000
copies will be published
every two weeks in an
effort "to bring the
faculty and staff closer
together according to
Shires.
By RICKI GLIARMIS
News Editor
Jeff Williams, SGA
elections chairperson,
has announced the
election dates and
deadlines.
The filing for can-
didancy for any SGA
office will be held from
Feb. 21 until March 13.
Williams stressed the
importance of the
candidate meeting. This
mandatory meeting will
be held on March 13 at
7 p.m. This session will
meet in room 221 in
Mendenhall Student
Center.
During March 14
through March 27, all
candidates will be
allowed to campaign.
Rules for campaigning
will be discussed at the
candidate meeting.
The SGA elections
will be held on March
28 and 29 according to
Williams. In the past,
the elections were only
held on one day. This
year, Williams has
scheduled the elections
for two days hoping to
increase the voter
participation on campus.
Williams said that in
past years, the voter
attendance has been
poor. He said that
during last year's
elections, only 2,200
students voted. Out of
an enrollment of about
13,000, this percentage
general
in the
is lower than
election held
United States.
Williams said that
usually between 2,000
and 2,700 students show
up to vote and they
hope by having
elections lasting
days, this change
accomodate more
dents.
the
two
will
stu-
Williams said that
the election precincts
have previously been
set up in dorms causing
on-campus students to
be the primary partici-
pants in the voting.
This year, the
elections committee
hopes to extend the
precincts into the
classroom buildings.
Williams hopes that this
will be more convenient
for the off-campus stu-
dents. Williams feels
this move is neeearv
because of the growing
number of student- who
are moving off campus.
illiams -aid that a-
ot Monday, two people
had filed for an office.
He explained that after
a person has filed for
candidancy, he is
responsible for checking
their credentials to
make sure that they are
eligible to seek office in
SG
W illiams said that
the credentials include
that the candidate be a
full-time student. The
candidate also must be
present! enrolled at
LCI and must not
graduate or drop out
school before his term
has expire,i.
Remember that
deadlimfor filingfor
didancy is Ma13,
the T u esd a after
SpringBreak. Lither
becomeinvolvedb
filing for office orb
exerci-ing the rifcr h t
vote inthe SGA elec-
tion on28
29
Students offer to design
nature trails for agencies
ECUstudent dies
What
.Dorm renovations will begin soon
-ee p. 3
nLicense tag deadline extendedsee
p. 3
nPatrice is funk and soft jazzsee
DPirate players comment on Coach
Gillman's resignationsee p. 7
DPirates lose to Notre Dame, Soviets
see p. 7
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THE STUDENT I MO
i- offering a trip to
England this rammer .
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Ronald Walter Bul-
lock, a junior Criminal
Justice major from
Great Falls, Virginia
died late Monday after-
noon. Bullock, 21,
reportedly died of
pneumonia in Pitt
County Memorial Hos-
pital.
Bullock is survived
by his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Walter Bullock of
Great Falls, Virginia,
and a sister, Lisa Bul-
lock of the home. He is
also survived by his
grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. Warren Beach, of
Great Falls, Virginia.
Bullock was engaged to
Dena Blomberg, of
Herndon, Virginia. Ms.
Blomberg also attends
ECU.
He attended Hern-
don High School in
Herndon, Va and
graduated in 1976.
Upon graduation, he
attended Radford Col-
lege for two years, and
this year, transferred to
ECU. He had been
active in marching
bands throughout high
school and college, and
most recently, he was a
member of the Marcing
Pirates.
Funeral services
Funeral services will
be held at teh Greene
Funeral Home in Hern-
don, Va at 1:30 p.m.
today. Interment will be
in the Chestnut Grove
Cemetary.
By KAREN WTNDT
Staff Writer
Dr. Raymond Bus-
bee's Recreational In-
terpretation of Cultural
and Natural Resources
students are offering a
unique service. His
class will design and
build a nature trail for
almost any local agency
which will contact them.
"Our objective is to
locate agencies who
would like to have
nature trails and inter-
petive facilities (identify
geological formations,
plants, and wildlife)
constructed said Dr.
Busbee. "This would
enable our students to
get the necessary
training in building a
trail from the ground
up
Right now the class
is involved in building a
nature trail at the
Walter B. Jones Alco-
holic Rehabilitation Ce-
nter here in Greenville.
The trail will be the
only one of its kind in
P�tt County. It will be
for the use of the
patients at the ARC.
The trail, when com-
pleted, will be about
four tenths of a mile
long, and will have a
picnic area, two small
bridges, a boardwalk
across a marsh area, a
gateway, and will have
signs identifying differ-
ent plants and trees
along the trail.
"The students will
also assist with the
design and construction
of a physical fitness
trail for the clients at
the center according
to a news release.
Busbee felt that the
trails will be a
"tremendous asset"
the ARC.
to
Building the trails is
part of the curriculum
of the course. Busbee's
classes have also built
trails at the Cliffs of
the Nuese State Park,
and at the Onslow
County Parks and
Recreation facility. Bus-
bee feels the course will
be beneficial, because it
will increase the num-
ber of trails in an area
where nature trails are
scarce.
"There are only
about one and a half
inches of trail per
citizen in North Caro-
lina" according to
Busbee, who is the
Chairman of the North
Carolina Trails Commi-
ttee.
Most recently Bus-
bee has been promoting
the establishment of a
Mountain-to-Sea trail
which would extend
from the Appalachian
trail in the Smoky
Mountains National Park
to the Outer Banks.
"The trail would wind
through some of the
states most scenic
areas, would link with
several state parks, and
might eventually be
expanded to accomodate
a wide variety ot
outdoor activities inclu-
ding hiking, bicycling,
canoeing and the use of
otl-the-road vehicles
according to a news
release.
The N.C Trails
Committee has desig-
nated the 20-mile wide
planning corridor which
will contain the main
trail arteiv. At present
the commit toe is trying to
acquire rights to land in
this corridor and the
N.C. Department o
Natural Resources and
Community Development
has requested Sl.SW.
� � 4 in tunds over the
next five years to help
to establish the trail
route.
CORRECTION
In the tor concern-
ing the Student
Government Associa-
tion's denial of the Kt I
Gay Community request
for funds, a portion of
a quotation from Attor-
ney General Kieran
Shanahan was dropped.
The correct quotation is
as follows: "Tolerance
is one thing, but sub-
sidy is quite another
matter Shanahan
added. "I was not in
favor of the bill
FOINTAINHEAD
regrets the error.
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Page 2 FOUNTAINHEAD 1 March 1979 I
Graduates
Graduate college
seniors who have been
accepted for graduate
school starting in Fall
1980 arc invited to
apply for the National
Graduate School Insti-
tute preparatory
program, to be held in
Los Angeles, California,
during June and July,
1979, according to the
director of the Institute.
Students will attend
a two-week intensive
workshop and seminar
designed to prepare
ihem totally for the
graduate school ex-
perience. The first week
of the workshop will be
a series oi general skill
sessions for all partici-
pants. The second week
will be broken into
specific skills needed in
the various fields. For
example, law students
will learn about case-
book briefing, how to
write legal exams, and
the famous Socratic
Method of Inquiry used
almost all law
hools.
Leading the general
workshops will be an
itstanding faculty from
southern California and
each specific workshop
will be led by a noted
scholar in that field.
Tuition for the two
week program is $350
plus � "in and board,
which will be provided
the Institute. Only
who have
lually been accepted
an accredited grad-
uate school may partici-
pate in the institute and
at- finishing the
in-graded program will
lie recognized at corn-
lent- interested
in attending should
write to the National
Graduate School Insti-
tute. 10100 Santa
Monica 750, Los
Angeles, CA 90067.
SLAP
SLAP 300)-ln;roduction
to Amen .n 'g"
Language with 3 credit
hrs. An Introduction to
American Sign Lang-
uage with beginning
level American Sign
Language Vocabulary as
used by deaf adults.
The course will empha-
size the ki.iir structure
of ASL and the
development of express-
ive signing skills.
Present educational sign
language systems (ie.
SEE, Signed English,
International Signs) will
be introduced to the
student and their prac-
tical applications dis-
cussed.
SGA
Contest
The Greenville Flight
Club will sponsor a
control line model air-
plane contest on Sun
Mar. 11. The contest
will be held on the field
adjacent to the Allied
Health Building, located
at the intersection of
Hwv 264 bypass and
NC 43. Event will
include combat flying
(dogfighting) and racing.
Fivers from NC, SC,
VA and MD will be
competing for trophies.
The contest will
begin at 12 a.m. and
last most of the after-
noon. The public is
invited to attend.
Spring elections will
be held Mar. 27-28 for
SGA executive offices.
Filing dates for can-
didacy are Feb. 19-Mar.
2. All persons interested
are enemiraged to
apply at the SGA office
in Mendeniiall Student
Center between 10 a.m.
and 5 p.m. during the
previously mentioned
dates.
REBEL
Pageant
The Miss Black and
Gold Pageant will be
held Mar. 22, 1979
from 7-9 p.m. in the
Mendenhall Student
Center.
The following per-
sons have checks in the
REBEL office: Ed Mid-
gett, Susan Harbage,
David Norris, Bill
Brockman, Chap Gurley,
Pete Podeszwa, Debbie
Strayer, Roxanne Reep,
Kip Sloan. John Morris,
Betsy Kurzinger, Jim
Barnes, Jaime Bern-
stein, Janet Ennis and
Maggie Noss. Please
pick them up between
3-5 p.m. MonFri.
I.N.D.T.
The next meeting of
the Industrial and Tech-
nical Education Club
will be held on Thurs
Mar. 1 in 104 Flanagan
at 5 p.m. Anyone inter-
ested is invited to
attend.
Lecture
The ECU Full Gos-
pel Fellowship will
sponsor the Rev. Phelps
this Thurs March 1 at
7:30 p.m. in room 212
of the Mendenhall Stu-
dent Cent r. Rev.
Phelps will speak on
"mecha licalism, empty-
ness, pesdmissm, and
loneliness.
Ski group
The P.E. Snow shoe Ski
Group will hold its final
meeting March 1 at 4
p.m. in Rm. 104
Memorial Gym. Travel
plans and last minute
inductions will be dis-
cussed.
Bowling
Do you want to have
fun and save money at
the same time? Come
to Mendenhall and bowl
on Mondays from 1
p.m. until 4 p.m.
Monday is Discount Day
and bowling is 13 off.
Elections
The Men's Residence
Council will hold elec-
tions for the Executive
Council on Mar. 28,
1979. Anyone interested
in running for Presi-
dent, Vice President,
Treasurer, or Secretary
should contact their
respective Dorm Coun-
selor. Elections Sign-Up
will be Mar. 12-19 with
a mandatory meeting of
all Candidates on Mar.
20 at 7 p.m. in the
MRC Meeting Room in
the basement of Scott
Dorm.
Sigma Tau
Sigma Tau Delta
(English Honor Society)
will met Thurs Mar.
1, at 5:30 p.m. The
meeting will be held at
Western Steer on 10th
St. Induction will be
held at this meeting.
All students who meet
the following require-
ments may join: 3.0 in
English courses and
completion of 3 semes-
ter hours in English.
Membership forms will
be available at the
dinner. Dues are $13.
Jobs
Reading
Officials
The Greenville Offi-
cials Association will
hold its organizational
meeting on Thurs
Mar. 1 at 5:30 p.m. in
the Elm St. Gym
Meeting Room. M those
interested in officiating
Recreation, High School,
and other Softball, and
Junior High Baseball
are invited to attend.
For further information
call Joe Applegate at
752-5214.
The REBEL is hold-
ing an open reading
Thursday, March 1st at
7 p.m. in the Menden-
hall Coffeehouse. Denise
Andrews and Randy
Stalls will read poetry
and then we will open
the floor to any writer
who wants to read
his her work. Faculty,
students and guests are
invited.
Kites
The Mendenhall
Student Center needs
student Managers for
Fall semester 1979.
An applicant must
be a full-time student in
good standing with the
University and be a
dependable and res-
ponsible person. A
minimum grade point
average of 2.000 is
required at the time of
employment, and the
average must be
maintained throughout
the duration of employ-
ment. The individual
must have a pleasing
personality and have the
ability to work with the
for the students, facul-
ty, staff, and general
public. Responsibilities
include supervision of
the building and its
activities during the
evenings and weekends.
Interested persons
who qualify should
apply in Rm 207 in
Mendenhall Student
Center.
Ping pong
Pom poms
Tryouts for the ECU
Pom Pom Squad will be
held Mar. 16 & 17.
Participants will be
taught a routine to try
out with. A meeting
will be held Fri Mar.
16 at 7 p.m. in Fletcher
Music Bldg Rm. 200.
All interested girls
should attend. Any
questions, call Jo Ellen
752-0354.
Display
February is Peace
Corps Month and in
conjunction with this the
Peace Corps office at
ECU has a display of
African art, jewelry, and
masks in the glass
cases m Joyner Library,
T! e Public is invited
to ome by and see
some original African
art. Over 6,000 Peace
Corps volunteers are
serving in over 60
countries the world over
helping people meet
their basic needs.
Glee club
Men's Glee Club
needs extra bodies for
the Fall semester. If
you have been a
member of a singing
organization in the past
and are interested in
joining an outstanding
Men's singing group,
then you should be in
the Glee Club. Mem-
bership is open to all
men in the University
and not just to music
majors. The rehearsal
time is M-W-F, 12-1
p.m. Sign up now for
the Fall semester. The
benefits are excellent
and on-the-job training
is available.
Seminar
The Center for
Student Opportunities at
the ECU School of
Medicine is now accept-
ing applications to the
1979 Summer Program
for Future Doctors,
Nurses, and Allied
Health Professionals.
The eight-week,
tuition free program will
include instruction in
aspects of the national
sciences, read-
inglearning compe-
tence, coping skills, and
preprofessional sem-
inars.
To receive applica-
tions or additional in-
formation write, all, or
drop by the Center for
Student Opportunities,
208 Ragsdale Hall,
757-6081.
Application deadline
is Mar. 7, 1979.
Poetry
The Poetry Forum
will meet on Thurs
Mar. 1 in 240 Menden-
hall at 8 p.m. Anyone
interested please attend.
Rooms
Crafts
It's simple and easy
to make a kite of your
own design. Learn how
in a workshop at the
Craft- Center. Sign up
todav in Mendenhall
and have a good excuse
for getting outside in
April.
Do you like to play
table tennis? If so, the
ECU Table Tennis Club
is for you. Meetings are
held every Tues. 7
p.m. in the Table
Tennis Rooms at Men-
denhall Student Center.
Games
Backgammon any-
one? All persons inter-
ested in playing Back-
gammon are invited to
meet each Monday at 7
p.m. in the table games
area of Mendenhall
Student Center.
Workshops in Pot-
tery, Floor Loom
Weaving, dworking,
Leather Craft, Enameled
Mirrors, Printmaking,
Kite Making, and
Contemporary Basketry
are now available at the
Crafts Center at Men-
denhall Student Center.
All full-time stu-
dents, student spouses,
and staff and faculty
Mendenhall Student
Center members are
eligible to join the
Crafts Center. A sem-
ester membership costs
$10 and includes work-
shops, tool check-out,
use of library materials,
and aid of experienced
supervisors. Personal
supplies furnished by
the Crafts Center must
be purchased by the
participant.
Crafts Center mem-
berships are available
during regular operating
hours, 3-10 p.m
MonFri and 10
a.m3 p.m. Sat. The
last day to register for
these workshops is
Thurs Mar. 1. Persons
mu! register at the
Crafts Center and class
space is limited. No
refunds will be made
after the workshop
registration deadline.
Applications for
residence hall rooms ft
Summer School 197
and School Year 1979-1
mav be obtained fro
the Housing Office
well as any one of tl
residence hall offices
of Tue� Mar. 1
RtMtm deposits for the
terms will be accept'
in the Cashier's offi
beginning Mar. 19. Tl
required deposit for
Summer School is $
($133.50 for private
room) and for Fa
Semester, $60. The
deposit(s) must be a
companied by the ap;
ropriate application(s).
Rooms will be a
signed in the offices
the respective resident
halls according to th
following schedule:
Tues Mar. 20: St
dents who desire t
return to the room tht
presently occupy for
Fall Semester will b
assigned.
Wed Mar. 21:
Graduates, rising sen
iors, and rising junior-
will be assigned.
Thurs Mar. 23: Rising
-uphomores will be
a-signed.
Detailed informatioi
pertaining to the sign
-up procedure will b
made available to
residence fall student-
by Feb. 26. Day
indents may receive
this information by
eontaeting the Housing
Office after Feb. 26.
Bikinis
There will be a
Bikini Contest on Mon
Mar. 12 at the Elbe
Room.
$50.
First prize is
rns'l.M1
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MENDENHALL STUDENT CENTER
presents the
FIRST ANNUAL
CRAFTS CENTER
PHOTOGRAPHY
with special guest
f CONTEST
�Ii��y -sty
OPEN TO ALL FULL-TIME ECU STUDENTS
ENTRY DATES - MARCH 12-26,1979
13 PRIZES
1ST Ploe. - $30 00 gift certificate from Art & CoiMro Shop and
o lro McOONALD'S coupon
2ND Place - $20.00 gift certificate from Art I Comoro Shop and
a fro McOOMAUrC coupon
3RD Placo . $15.00 gift certificate from Art & Camera Shop and
a free McOOMALO't coupon.
4TH Place � 10 WINNERS receive a free MeOONAlD-r coupon.
MOLLY HATCHET
Thur March 22, 1979
8 PM Minges Coliseum
J
ALL WINNING ENTRIES DISPLAYED APRIL 2-6
Lower Cases - Mwiirtil Student Cent
FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION AND OFFICIAL RULES,
VISIT THE MSC CRAFTS CENTER OR CALL 757-6611, EXT. 271
MONDAY - FRIDAY 3:OOPM - KHMPM SATURDAY KJrOOAM - SrfXJRM
Photography by
JOHN H. GROGAN
GALL 7fOI�f
STUDENTS
$4.00 (in advance)
Tickets go on sale Mon March
Students who buy their tickets on
March 12,13, or 14
will be eligible
to win a free Outlaws tee-shirt.
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License tag season over for some
B R1CH SMITH
issistant News Editor
KINSTON - The
weather of February
had one thing good
going for it. Nobody-
had to worry about
getting their license
tag till the end of the
month. Now it is all
over with the exception
ol those people who
haw still not gotten
their tags and must
suffer their penalty.
The General Assem-
ble extended the dead-
line lor showing new
('late- from midnight
Feb. 15 to Feb. 28
because of the incle-
ment weather condi-
tion h seemed that
some 600,000 Tar Heels
would have been unable
to get their plates
before the original
deadline.
The collective sigh ot
relief that went up all
across the state from
the procrastinators
drowned out, for all
practical purposes, news
that the General As-
sembly would also
consider a proposal to
eliminate almost entirely
the long lines at the
local license plate
agency.
That proposal would
stagger license
expiration dates,
other words,
with the last
beginning
tag
In
people
names
through
C" would pick up thier
their
plates in February;
names beginning with
"C through F" in
March, and so forth.
Opinions were mixed
as several people were
asked if they thought
the deadline extension
of this year's license
tags and the General
Assembly bill was a
good idea. All inter-
viewed had received
their tags by the 15th
deadline.
'The extension is
good because of the
bad weather we have
had said Lonnie
Harper. "I like the
system as it is, not
what the legislators
propose she added.
Kim Darby also
agreed that the exten-
sion was a good idea.
"Because of the wea-
ther people weren't able
to get out and around
she said.
Fate Smith didn't
see anything wrong with
the extension or with
the proposed plan to
stagger the license tags
expirations.
"I do think it is a
good idea according
to Watson Hall referring
to thenew plan.
LT. ERNEST Suggs of
the EC I Police Force was presented
his advanced Law Enforcement Certi-
ficate by Francis M. Eddings, Asst.
Director of Security. This is the
highest certification law enforcement
officers can receive from the N.C.
Criminal Justice Training and Stan-
dards Council. ECU News Bureau
photo by Marianne Baines
"Especially in bigger
towns more so than in
small ones
Stella Rich not only
thought the proposal
was a good idea, but
felt that it might
prevent the situation tht
that
occurred this year
concerning the original
deadline being exten-
ded.
'Human beings tend
to be chronic procrasti-
nators said Randy
Kelly. "If you give
people two weeks,
they'll take two weeks.
I think it's a good
idea
It gives people more
time said Johnny
Kelley. He thought
Louisiana has the best
idea. Buy one plate per
car and one would
never have to buy
another for it
Al (Jwens said
perhaps the proposal
would eliminate the
long lines to pick up
tags. "License people
would not be so
overworked in this short
period of time he
added.
"It would be easier
to stagger the tags
Effie Young said. "I
don't think people will
get them by the 28
anywav
John Chapman pre-
ferred the present
system. "I don't like
that at all he said
speaking of the General
Assembly plan.
Whether or not the
Jroposed plan to stag-
?er plate renewals is
idopted remains to be
�een. For now at least
the deadline was
February 28. Hope you
weren't at the end of
the line.
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Advertising Manager
Cliff Moore, vice
chancellor for business
affairs, said in a recent
interview that renovation
on Jarvis Dorm will
begin soon and should
be completed by Fall
-rniilrr.
About a month ago
the ceiling in Jarvis
caved in and all
residents had to be
moved out and spread
around in other dorms.
Moore said that in
his opinion the cave-in
was the result of work
done some years ago.
Moore explained that
some rewiring was done
years ago and concrete
was used to patch over
the new wiring. The
concrete was approx-
imately two inches thick
and was being held up
only by some small
nails in the ceiling.
According to Moore,
Jarvis, Cotten and
Fleming will all be
renovated.
Moore said that
Jarvis will be renovated
this year, Cotten next
year and finally Fleming
the following year.
Moore said that the
anticipated cost of
renovation is $500,000
for each of the three
dorms.
According to Moore,
bids for the renovation
of Cotten and Fleming
will be taken at the end
of Fall semester for the
next two years and the
renovations will take
place in the spring.
As a result of these
renovations it will be
necessary to move the
residents of whichever
dorm is going to be
renovated to other
dorms at the end of
Fall semester, said
Moore.
Moore explained that
it would be impossible
to renovate any dorm
during Fall semester
because enrollment is
higher in the Fall than
in the Spring and the
university could not
afford to close a dorm
during the peak enroll-
ment period.
Moore said that the
work on Jarvis would
begin sometime in the
near future.
"We've got to go
through some paper
work with the general
administration in Chapel
Hill first said Moore.
Moore said that bids
have not been taken yet
for the work.
"We're going to get
some people to go in
and take out the con-
crete before we take
any bids said Moore.
Moore said that ul-
timately all the ceilings
in Jarvis, Cotten and
Fleming will be re-
placed and the buildings
will be completely re-
wired.
Moore added that
even though the dorms
are being rewired they
are not being rewired
for cooking purposes.
Moore said that
cooking in the dorms is
only allowed at three
universities in NC at
the present time (ECU
NC State, and UNC-
CH).
According to Moore,
cooking in the dorms
has caused many
problems for the uni-
versity.
The overloading of
electrical circuits and
the influx of roaches
are the two biggest
problems resulting from
cooking, according to
Moore.
Dr. Brewer is
going to meet with the
chancellors from State
and UNC to talk about
the problems of dorm
cooking, and there has
also been some discuss-
ion by the UNC Board
of Governors about this
problem said Moore.
The university plans
to initiate a program of
upgrading all dorms on
campus over the next
several years, according
to Moore.
Moore said that
there are immediate
plans to equip all dorms
with smoke detectors
and fire alarms.
At the present time
10 dorms are in need of
fire alarms and smoke
detectors, while five are
only in need of smoke
detectors.
Moore estimates the
cost of equipping these
dorms with fire preven-
tion equipment at
roughly one million
dollars.
Moore also said tht
in the future there are
plans to carpet the
hallways of all the
dorms and to put Vene-
tian blinds in all dorm
rooms.
According to moore.
a bond issue will be
"floated' for approx-
imately 2.5 million
dollars to cover the cost
of renovating Jarvis,
Cotten, and Fleming
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Page 4 FOUNTAINHEAO 1 March 1979
So long, Gillman
ECU Head Basketball Coach Larry
Gillman finally resigned yesterday,
two-thirds of the way through his
hree-year contract. Our only regret
is that he didn't do it sooner.
During the two years he coached
here, he developed a reputation as a
braggart whose outspoken boasts and
self-aggrandizement continually emba-
rressed Pirate fans. Sometime last
ar, he spoke to an ECU journalism
class and said "before I came here,
people didn't know ECU had a
asketbafl program. At least now
;ryone knows we have a program
program
'everyone" has been
aware of that fact,
behavior, however, has
negative publicity about
iimself and the basketball program.
Gillman promised to get "the top
to come here In that he
moderate success and
recruited some outstanding athletes.
donig so, he may have
violated NCAA recruiting regulations
investigation is still pending)
since Gillman
mention two
Page news
ndeed,
made wel
Gillman's
generated
and he has had little success in
keeping these players. Nine players
have left the squad
took over, not to
assistant coaches.
He made front
when, following weeks of public
pressure for his removal or resigna-
tion, he claimed he had been offered
a position with the NBA team the
Chicago Bulls for a reported $32 000
a year (about $12,000 more than'his
salary at ECU). The Bulls' reply
was, basically, "Larry who?"
"Everyone knows I'm a sales- '
man' Gillman said in his resignation
statement, and that is perhaps the
most honest assessment of the man
to date. He certainly packaged and
sold himself to ECU, with the catchy
slogan of "we will win 17 or 18
games during my first year his
shelf was quickly emptied. Now, two
years later, with a first year record
of 9-17, and an overall record of
21-32, where do we go for our
refund?
Conservative reb
anti
Legislator defends gay bill's defeat
T I'i.i kTitifrnttin ir.
FOI NTAINHEAD
SGA has not
open season'
I - Gaj Commun-
recent defeat
: b) gays in the
S. has nothing to do
their rightful sex-
; i eference Cays
have inalienable Consti-
tutional rights to choose
,x at Km.
rh Ga) Community
in appr ved consti-
n and is an integral
par! dt this- university.
: these
stitutional and per-
. i,
uld not
�� tolera-
th.
tnd 18 other
- thumbed the
mse $250 would
�-� d to train
peer counselors
-i-t people who are
as to what
respective sexuality
oi believe that
during a traumatic per-
iod of contemplating
sexual preference one
needs a homosexual
recruiter. Admittedly, I
voted as a biased
heterosexual. Certainly I
cannot determine which
sexual preference is
normal. 1 can determine
the normalcy of biologic
reproduction and the
undeniable incapability
ol homosexuals to pro-
create.
Media opinions are
useful tools in the free
press scheme. As we
live day to day in the
everchanging, exciting
world it remains
imperative that media
commentaries remain
factual.
It is my desire that
all students acknowledge
a distinction between
human rights and
sexual rights. A media
commentary can be
opinion, but must not
lack integrity and truth.
SGA will not replace
the school's alma mater
with an Anita Bryant
hymnal. The merits of
the defeated bill did not
warrant passage. Send-
ing a person who is
troubled a bit on his or
her sexuality to a gay
counselor is like sending
a friend who has suici-
dal tendencies to a
person standing on a
ledge.
Contrary to this
paper's commentary, the
SGA has not mandated
a sexual preference, it
just defeated a bad bill.
Charlie Sherrod
To FOUNTAINHEAD:
I doubt that there is
anyone on this campus
who is as politically
conservative as I am,
perhaps with the excep-
tion of Dr. John East. I
have consistantly worked
for the conservative
cause and have worked
on behalf of such politi-
cal candidates as
George Wallace and
Jesse Helms.
But I fear I must
shed my conservative
credentials on one of
ECU's most recent and
most controversial
topics: The ECU Gay
Community.
I read with great
disgust the letter from
Neil Johnson in the last
paper. At first I thought
the letter was joke, a
hoax, but unfortunately
it appears that the joke
was the author himself,
a poor, sick-minded
individual I must say.
Mr. Johnson's letter
was cruel and viscious
Forum
'Judge not, lest thou be judged
Reader proposes
4fag' re-hab center
To FOI NTAINHEAD:
Hey, .Neil John-
son, you're not much of
an asshole, are you?
After all, you've got
God on your side. You
mu-t he right.
Liko your letter says,
the wrath of God has
punished California for
passing a gay rights
'�ill. God hates homo-
sexuals, right? Hey,
we'd better get outta
tovwi last-God will pro-
bably drop a gigantic
hailstone on Greenville
any second now.
Listen, I bet we
could get the SGA to
appropriate enough
money lor us to start a
faggot rehabilitation
committee. We could
hire a couple of minis-
ters and maybe even a
rabbi to put the fear of
God into those homos.
Maybe we could
even get enough money
to have Greenville gays
surgically castrated.
Hey, and maybe we'd
have enough left over
to castrate some
atheists. And then the
agnostics. And maybe
even the Muslims and
Jews.
Just thought you'd
like to know that some
of us are with you,
buddy. Even if you are
a goddamned Nazi reli-
gious fanatic. You ass-
hole.
Luke Whisnant
'Sad,
To FOL!NTAINHEAD:
I'm saddened, very
disappointed, and
extremely mad about
the outcome of the Gay
Community's Workshop
Bill.
Saddened because
there were circum-
stances brought about
by the media which
hampered the cause (I
admire the editor's
courage in his admit-
tance of the mistakes.)
Very disappointed
that the legislature, at
least the majority, did
not realize the value of
a trained peer-counsel-
ing group. Would they
have funded a workshop
for student alcoholic
counseling?
Most of all, I'm
extremely maddened
that some students see
fit to abuse the readers
of the Forum by using
such derogatory . slang
and misrepresentative
references to the Bible
as did Mr. Neil John-
son. I only hope that he
himself has the "com-
mon sense and moral
decency" not to call
himself a Christian.
A proponent of the
ECGC workshop,
Ellen N. Fishburne
To FOUNTAINHEAD:
"Judge not, lest
thou be judged
Here is another re-
sponse to Neil John-
son's letter entitled
"Wrath of God Smites
Gay Measures Being
an individual that has
accepted Christ as per-
sonal Lord and Savior
for two years (and 20
days), I find the men-
'Faggot'
offends
reader
To FOUNTAINHEAD:
I do not believe that
y�u actually had the
gall to print a letter
like Mr. Johnson's on
the homosexual issue.
AH people are, of
course, entitled to their
opinions, and a news-
paper does have the
responsibility to report
all sides of an issue,
but it was not necessary
to use the word "fag
got a term which I
find particularly offen-
sive. Tell me, if Mr.
Johnson was a racial
bigot (instead of the
redneck religious fanatic
that he obviously is)
would you have printed
the word "nigger"? I
seriously doubt it.
If Mr. Johnson has
an opinion to express, I
suggest that he learn
the proper terms:
'homosexual 'gay or
some other non-emotion-
producing word. His
ideas will get more
respect and he will also
avoid clumsily offending
a large section of this
campus.
Steve E. Cooper
tioned letter, if nothing
else, a shocking re-
sponse to an issue of
any nature. (Enough
judgement on my own
part).
It's not that I con-
done homosexual activi-
ties, for I abhor and
reject even the thought
of such things. But I
also reject the word of
God being thrown
around out of text in
the fury of hatred and
ill-temper.
The idea of a coun-
seling center for any
group is one done out
of concern and love for
another. Remember also
that God promised
Abraham that he would
not destroy Sodom as
long as there was one
righteous man in the
borders of the city.
Surely California is
not absent in such a
large state. The God of
the New Covenant is a
loving God , "who so
loved the world that he
gave his only begotten
son, so that we may
have life in abun-
dancy Christ told us
that "one cannot point
out the speck in our
brother's eye until he
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has removed the log
from his own
Please, Mr. Johnson,
if you're going to speak
using God's name,
words of hatred and
anger only shun God's
work, not edify.
Dean Constantine T.
Peters
Jarvis wasn't
as bad as
the stories
To FOUNTAINHEAD:
I am absolutely sick
and tired of hearing
how terrible the dorms
on the mall are.
True, Jarvis is in
need of repair but the
"horror stories" are
merely overblown
rumors which unbeliev-
ingly exclude the high
rise dorms. I lived in
Jarvis Hall for two
years and found it most
pleasant.
I never saw roaches
in the two rooms I lived
in. I did see them in
the canteen, but I saw
larger and more roaches
in rooms of White,
Clement and Tyler
Halls.
I also never had to
take a cold shower as
they often do in White
& Fletcher. The hall-
ways of Jarvis are big
and airy while the high
rise dorm hallways are
suffocating and carry
the aroma of a locker
room.
I can't imagine why
Jarvis Hall was referred
to as a "ghetto" dorm
and I hope this letter
clears up the miscon-
strued impressions of
that dorm.
Susan Ltllard
Previous Jarvis Hail
at best. I have known
rednecks from south
Georgia who were more
humanitarian than Mr.
Johnson.
Johnson used the
Bible as a stump to
stand on to orate his
ridiculous beliefs that
God will surely punish,
swiftly and severly, any-
body or any community
that dares to help or
protect the homosexual.
Johnson would have
us believe that the first
five of the 10.
commandments prohibit
homosexuality.
Well Mr. Johnson, I
consider myself (perhaps
somewhat arrogantly) a
student of the scrip-
tures. True it is that
the Bible frowns on
homosexuality, but it is
not one of the sins
prohibited in the J0i
commandments.
The sins of hetero-
sexuals are far more
numerous and receive
much more attention in
the Bible than the
"sin" of homosexuality.
It is a sin to have
premaritial sex, it is a
sin to have extramaritial
sex, adultery is a sin,
all of these "sins" are
also crimes in the state
of North Carolina.
So tell me Mr.
Johnson, who is the
real sinner? The homo-
sexual or the hetero-
sexual playboy, the AU-
American stud, the big
man of campus who
chases girls around
downtown, drinks beer
and plays football.
Is the homosexual a
worse sinner" than
the thief, the adultress,
the murderer, or the
fornicator.
Lets all take a good
look at ourselves, how
many times have we
used the word god-
damn, how many times
have we had sex out of
wedlock, how many
times have we "swip-
ed" something from the
corner store. Now tell
me why homosexuals
are such "villains
such "criminals such
"sickies
God maj frown upon
homosexuality but he
certainly doesn't hate
homosexuals or anybodv
else for that matter.
God taught us a lot
of things, among them
are charity, compassion,
humanity, and love.
The Bible tells us to
"Let he who is without
sin cast the first
stone and "Judge not
lest ye be judged
We as humans are
vnot the ones to sit in
judgement on homo-
sexuals. For God has
said that "Vengence is
mine
Like George Wallace
said a couple of vear
ago, "We're all God's
children and all God's
children are equal
I fear that on the
subject of homosexualitv
there are few who can
think rationall and deal
with reason.
God loves evervbodv
even the "homos and
the "faggots
Robert If. Swaim
Johnson's letter
rebutted again
To FOUNTAINHEAD:
As a fellow Christ-
ian, I'm sorry to see
that Mr. Johnson mis-
understood the issue at
hand.
The goal of the gay
counseling center was I
assume, not to "fund a
society of perverts but
to help people who are
going through personal
crisis. If this is sacreli-
gious, then so is A A
and Weight Wathcers '
� think Mr. Johnson
was presumptuous in
using the Gay Right8
ma s drought. I Wonder
what he thinks caused
Chicago's bliazard this
winter? Org.Blled�
Since we are seated
feep ,n the Bible Belt
I can overlook Mr
i'on as H �a, ,�
I ve always thoLTtf
�j M lonir anl
understanding nd
with "I always thought
tCU students had been
taught the proper thing
at home and in chun h
If his letter was anv
indicator, his assump-
tion is very wrong.
And regarding
FOUNTAINHEAD's con
troversal headlines of
Feb. 22 and 27, in the
Jtter, you reported that
K,er�n Shanahan
announced the former
headline was a mis-
quote. There is a not-
to-fine line between
misquoting and lying,
and 1 feel you tripped
over it pretty hard.
It's no wonder you
need writers!
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1 March 1979 FOUNTAINHEAD Page 5
Rushen has 'immense ability as a composer9
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Patrice is 4a combination of funk and soft jazz'
PATRICE RUSHEN'S NEW album "Patrice is a mix of mo-town, disco and jazz
By JEFF ROLLINS
Trends Editor
Patrice Rushen's new album, Patrice, is a
combination of funk and soft jazz which is very
appealing. The young Miss Rushen has a breathy
soprano voice which sounds as good in an up-beat
jazz number as well as in a softer, slower song.
Her voice reminds one of Maria Muldare.
Her ability as composer equals at least and
perhaps surpasses her ability as singer. Her pop
flavored jazz is refreshingly nice to hear. She
composed nearly all the songs on the album.
The first song on the album, "Music of the
Earth is a funky number with a jazzy beat a la
Chick Corea. The arrangement of this song is
replete with staccato lead guitar, stepping bass,
rather latino percussion and a nice, cool synthesizer.
The background vocals remind one of those used by
Herbie Mann occasionally.
"When I Found You" is the type of song that
could easily have been recorded by Barbra
Streisand. But unfortunately, Patrice Rushen's voice
lacks the dynamic quality which makes Streisand
such a powerful singer, and "When 1 Found You"
is a pleasant little song when it could have been a
strong, beautiful one. Even so, the laid-back over-all
sound of the song, enhanced by some nice sax work
by Larry Williams, makes for an enjoyable cut.
The songs on Patrice are alternately fast and
slow. Following the easy-going "When I Found
ou" comes "Changes In Your Life" a song with
compelling rhythmic intensity. The riffing electric
guitar and Patrice's vipping and yelling make this
the most rock-like song on the album even though
the beat is still jazzy. Whatever genre one might
place it in, it is a fun song, and that is enough.
"Wishful Thinking as its name might imply, is
a dreamy sort of song in a minor key. There is a
softly intriguing jazz rhythm underneath the lilting,
flowing melody deliciously sung by Miss Rushen.
This skillfully paced album begins its second side
with "Hang It Up A song with a full-produced
sound, having lots of brass, electric guitar, vocals
and electric organ. The best part of the song is a
piano solo by Rushen herself; it was very good jazz
piano and jazz feeling.
"Cha-Cha" is just that, a thoroughly danceable
to cha-cha rhythm plus lovely singing and melodic-
line by Patrice. They would play it at a chic disco
in Monacco.
"It's just a natural thing" would be boring
except that one can't help but to somehow move to
its beat. It is more jazz than disco but more disco
than jazz.
"Didn't You Know?" is another Barbra
Streisand-like song: excellently produced, compel-
ling melody, sweet feminity. Miss Rushen is a
composer who can mix the best of mo-town, disco
and jazz, with a little bit of Dionne Warwick thrown
in.
The nearly athletic quality of the faster songs on
this album is felt in the lyrics to it. The name of
the song is "Play and the lyrics alternate with
really fun background scat-singing. The are
indicative of the feeling of all the fast songs on the
album.
Everybody wants to dance
Uon't 'cha plav
The time is right so take a chance
v on't 'cha play.
PI
lav: Play! Play! Play! Plav
For those who like this kind of
kind of music they would like.
music, this is the
The Student Union Theatre Arts Committee
presents The North Carolina Dance Theatre here
N. C. Dance Theatre
They're right here at home, and they're among
ufthgbaJMfftaaai the world. The -Nowhr Carolina Dance
Theatre performs throughout the United States and
abroad to the accolades of enthusiastic audiences,
but they count it as a special pleasure to perform
in North Carolina. The company will appear under
the auspices of the Student Union Theatre Arts
Committee on March 13 at 1 p.m. and March 14
at 8 p.m. in Wright Auditorium at East Carolina.
Different repertoires will be used for the two
performances. Although final program selections
have not been made, one particular piece, "The
Grey Goose of Silence will probably be the only
duplication. The mythical town of Silence some-
where in the Appalachian Mountains is the setting
for this ballet created especially for the Dance
Theatre. It is the story of love and change in an
atmosphere of indifference and brutalitv. The work
was made possible by a grant irom the National
Endowment for the Arts. The choreography is by
Nobert Vesak and the music is by Ann Mortifree.
Works choreographed by George Balanchine and
Alvin Ailey are also included in the company
repertoire. Both men are highly selective in regard
to who performs their works and give chosen
companies special training before the pieces are
performed. The Dance Theatre is especially proud to
have the priviledge of dancing these works.
Dance Magazine, the most important trade
magazine tor the world of dance, consistently
praises the North Carolina Dance Theatre for its
style, technique, and selection of pieces. The
publication constantly reiterates how fortunate dance
lovers are that the company became a touring
company rather than remaining a regional group.
Several individual dancers are also being sought for
residencies with other companies. Various other
trade publications praise the company s enlightened
management for insuring that the . ,��v
maintains a varied repertoire.
Student Union Theater Arts
The Student Union Theatre Arts Committee
invites everyone to see ballet at its best. Tickets are
$1.50 for ECU students, $2 for facultv nd staff,
$2 for groups of 20 or more, and S3 for the
public for the March 13 matinee. Tick' for the
evening performance are $1.50 for ECU students.
$3 for faculty and staff, $3 for groups of 20
or more, and $4 for the public. All tickets at the
door are public admission. For further information,
contact the Central Ticket Office at Mendenhall
Student Center, 757-6611, ext. 266.
This residency is made possible by funding from
the National Endowment for the Arts and the North
Carolina Arts Council.
McCartney and Wing,
Paul McCartney and
Wing- will be featured
in a 90-minute special,
"Wings Over the
World" airing at 11:30
p.m Friday, March
16th on the CBS televi-
sion network. The doc-
umentarv -style program
incorporates ion cert
footage of Wings as
well as profiling Paul
McCartney's life since
he left the Beatles.
The broadcast's per-
formance footage is
taken from Wings'
comprehensive world
tour of 1976, which was
enjoyed live by millions
of people. Excepting
news coverage at that
audiences of leather-
jacketed teenagers in
Liverpool's Cavern Club.
At that time, no one
realized the dozens of
ways in which a rock'n'
roll band might alter
the course of contem-
porary culture. But
throughout the 1960's
and 1970's, the Beatles
mammoth shaping of
the fashions, lifestyles
and politics of young
people, as well as their
shattering imprint upon
popular music, has been
frequently documented.
As one of the two
chief songwriters and
personalities within the
Beatles, Paul McCartney
children who don't even
remember the Beatles
to their grandparents.
The Wings 1976
World tour was greeted
with the fervor more
appropriate to the arri-
val of a messiah! Hun-
dreds of thousands of
people packed auditor-
iums from Australia to
Alabama to spend an
evening with Paul
McCartney and Wings.
Ten years passing since
Paul had last set foot
on American stages only
increased his fans anti-
cipation. Paul and
Wings capped the tour
in September, 1977,
when they gave a free
are "Band on the
Run "Yesterday
"Live and Let Die"
(complete with an aston-
ishing laser display),
"Jet" and "Silly Love
Songs The success of
Paul McCartney's
recordings with Wings
has been documented
by a slew of gold and
platinum discs, and the
recognition of his 1977
release, "Mull of Kin-
tyre as the all-time
best selling single in
Britain, which stands to
this day.
McCartney-
Paul McCartney's
appeal is destined to be
"Wings Over the World also provided
an in-depth retrospective of Paul
McCartney's career and achievements9.
time, the Wings tour
material has not been
previously aired.
"Wings Over the
World" also provided
an in-depth retrospective
of Paul McCartney's
career and achievements
since he went out on
his own and formed
Wings. Fifteen years
have passed since the
Beatles first played to
crammed-together
has held an important
place in the lives of
literally millions of his
followers, both during
his years with the
group and after their
breakup in 1970. Unlike
the other members of
the group, or any of
the-Beatles' musical col-
leagues, he has
remained an entertain-
ment figure with appeal
to all ages, from young
concert tor 25,000 fans
in Venice, Italy, to
assist the United
Nations Educational,
Scientific and Cultural
Organization, which is
working to restore
works of art and build-
ings in that city.
Selections
Among the selections
seen performed in the
brilliant concert footage
unlimited. His recording
achievements and happy
home life are symbolic
of how the best people
of the 1960's have
grown to continue their
achievements throughout
the 1970s, and will
bring even more to the
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Players relieved with Gillman's resignation
By SAM ROGERS
Sports Editor
The news that East Carolina basketball coach
Larry billman had resigned came shortly after noon
Wednesday and for most of the Pirate players the
announcement came as no surprise.
Despite an endless number of promises Gillman
would bring a winning and exciting program to East
Carolina, the fast talking New York native posted
back-to-back losing records and submitted his
resignation Wednesday morning to athletic director
bill Cain.
Several players reported they were all but fed up
vyth Gillman's antics both on and off the court by
the end of the year and three members of the team
quit during the season.
o, it really doesn't come as any surprise to
me, torward Herb Krusen said while' eating lunch
Wednesday afternoon. "I thought he would probably
back next year on the basis that the team's
record improved over last season, but you never
know.
w e may not have won many games over the
George Maynor moves on Soviets
Photo b John H. Grogan
Tyson quits team,
plans to transfer
By SAM ROGERS
Sports Editor
East Carolina center Al Tvson has quit the
Pirate basketball team and told FOUNTAINHEAD
Tuesday he has no plans to return to school next
vear.
Thon, a freshman from nearbv Winterville, said
he will finish the semester atECUjand will then
transfer to either St. John's or Lamar University in
Texas next fall.
"I'm finished here and I don't care who talks to
me, I'm not staying another year Tyson said.
"I'm going to stay in school the rest of the
semester and then I'm transferring somewhere else.
St. John's and Lamar have both been in touch with
me and they told me if I wasn't happy to give
them a call and something would be worked out
Although East Carolina coach Larry Gillman
submitted his resignation Wednesday, Tyson said he
was still upset about the situation. He explained his
lack of playing time was a big factor in his decision
to quit the squad. ,
"I'm still very upset about the situation here at
East Carolina and I don't know if I will change my
mind before the end of the semester Tyson said.
"I think everybody on the team was fed up with
the program by the end of the season
After sitting on the bench for the entire first
half last week against Old Dominion, Tyson left the
bench and walked to the dressing room with five
minutes still remaining in the game. He did not
practice with the team last week and did not make
the trip to Notre Dame Monday.
"I just could not get along with Coach Gillman
Tyson explained. "I wasn't happy with the way
things went in practice or anything else he did.
Tyson who was East Carolina's top freshman
recruit this season started several games this year
and scored a career high 26 points against N.C.
State. He saw action in 22 games and averaged six
points and four rebounds a game.
East Carolina concluded its regular season
Monday night with a 89-72 loss to Notre Dame in
South Bend, Ind. The Pirates finished the year with
a 12-15 record and lost to the Soviet National team
in an exhibition contest Tuesday night in
Greensboro Coliseum.
Krusen
Powers
last two years, but we played in a lot of big ones
and he got us on television several times he
continued. "Coach Gillman kept telling us he would
be back next year, but I guess he had to do that
for recruiting purposes
Despite constant reports Gillman would probably
be fired at the end of the season, guard George
Maynor said most of the team had little actual
knowledge about the situation. "We heard all kinds
of rumors about what was going on, but we just
Mack impresses crowd
didn't know what was really going to happen he
said. "Sometimes it appeared like he was under a
lot of pressure, and then at other times he really
didn't show it.
"But during the last two weeks, he seemed
more relaxed Maynor continued. "He may have
just been getting prepared for what was coming
Kyle Powers, a seldom-used reserve for the last
two years, wasn't the least bit disappointed with
Gillman's resignation and said the internal problems
in the program were totally out of hand by the end
of the season.
"I felt like he would probably be fired and not
because of his won-loss record he said. "There
were just too many internal problems.
"I'm certainly not going to miss him and I think
the program will be much better off from here on
out no matter who they get as the next head eoai-h
Although East Carolina Athletic Director Bill
Cain said a search for a new coach would begin
immediately, it was reported assistant coach Terry
Kunze may fill the vacancy.
Other reports indicated a search committee will
Irish down ECU 89-72
By CHARLES CHANDLER
Assistant Sports Editor
SOUTH BEND, IndFew onlookers felt East
Carolina's Pirates stood a chance against the
second-ranked Fighting Irish of Notre Dame when
the two teams took the floor here Saturday night.
Though the Irish went on to win 89-72, most felt
thev had received more than their money's worth.
The Irish came out of the starting block like a
whirlwind, jumping out to a 28-12 lead by the 10:06
mark of the first period. Emotion played a large
part in that quick start, as Irish senior centers Bill
Laimbeer and Bruce Flowers were playing there last
home game at the Athletic and Convocation Center.
But as important a factor in the quick Irish start
was the sloppy play of East Carolina. The Pirates
were beaten in every phase of the game in the
early going by the alert Irish.
But as time wore on the Pirates seemed to
loosen up, cutting the Notre Dame lead to nine, at
45-36, by intermission.
Pirate senior guard Oliver Mack led the Pirate
attack in the first period, scoring 14 points on a
variety of soaring drives to the basket. Irish fans
were so impressed with the play of Mack, in fact,
that on several occasions he received rousing
ovations.
Mack finished the matchup with a game-high 20
points, enough to make him the fourth leading
scorer in East Carolina history with a career total of
1,194 points.
A Notre Dame official said after the game that
the 6'3" All-America candidate was the most
exciting player to play against the Irish at home all
season. "Some of those moves to the basket were
breathtaking he said. He'd cross mid-court, take
two or three long steps, and he was at the basket.
It was amazing.
The Pirates began the second period just as they
had ended the first, outscoring Notre Dame 8-2 to
narrow the Irish lead to only three at 47-44.
It was at this point that the over 31,000 Irish
fans assembled at the ACC became a factor in the
game. Encouraged by a rousing fan reaction, the
Irish outscored the Pirates 24-11 in the ensuing
eight minutes to ensure victory number 22 against
only three losses.
The Notre Dame scoring burst was led by
sophomore forward Tracy Jackson, who scored eight
of those crucial 24 points.
The Pirates cut the Irish lead to as low as 11
before committing uncalled-for errors in the last
minute en route to their 89-72 loss. The Pirates
finished the season at 12-15.
'The key to this game said East Carolina
Coach Larry
rebounding.
Gillman, "was their offensive
"Bruce Flowers and Bill Laimbeer were very
aggressive. They gave us a lot of problems with
their size and strength
Laimbeer and Flowers, a real fan favorite here,
both concluded their home seasons on a high note.
The 6'11" Laimbeer was voted the game's most
valuable player on the basis of his 17 points and 13
rebounds.
"For the last three games I've tried to work on
what I consider the weak points of my game in
preparation for the NCAA tournament said
Laimbeer. I felt that my offensive output and
rebounding contributions were lacking
Flowers totaled 14 points for the game, giving
him exactly 1,000 for his career at Notre Dame. In
his fourth season with the Irish, Flowers has two
more regular season games to increase that total.
Assisting Laimbeer and Flowers in the Irish
victory were Tracy Jackson, starting in place of
injured Ail-American Kelly Tripucka, with 15 points
and Orlando Woolridge with 13 points and 13
rebounds. Guard Bill Hanzlik dished out six assists.
George Maynor followed Mack in the Pirate
scoring column, finishing with a total of 17 points
and four assists. Frank Hobson grabbed II
rebounds to lead the Pirates in that category.
"Larry has recruited some fine athletes said
Notre Dame Coach Digger Phelps. "Mack is really
a fine player.
"They have to be commended for not giving up
after our fast start he said. "But when we got
the big lead early we started making some little
mistakes which allowed them to close the gap on
us
Gillman said he feels the Irish have as good a
chance as anyone to win the national championship.
"The key to the NCAA tournament is going to be
on the backboards he said. "Tonight's game is
indicative of how Notre Dame can hit the boards.
And, of course, you have to remember Kelly
Tripucka didn't play tonight
Russian giants win 95- 76
By CHARLES CHANDLER
Assistant Sports Editor
GREENSBORO-The
East Carolina Pirates
dropped a 95-76 to the1
powerful Soviet National
Team before a sparce
crowd in the Greesboro
Coliseum Tuesday night.
The exhibition game
came only one day after
the Pirates had ventur-
ed to South Bend, Ind.
to face second-ranked
Notre Dame. ,
It was evident from
the beginning that the
Pirates would have huge
problems underneath
against the Soviet, who
boast of six players
over 6'10
The Soviets jumped
to a 19-16 lead in the
first ten minutes of the
first period. But in a
four minute span the
Pirates outscored the
Russians 12-5 to cut the.
lead to five.
The two teams then
exchanged baskets
� before resting for inter-
mission with the Soviets
leading 47-42.
East Carolina cut the
lead to three at 47-44
before being outscored
23-8 in an eight minute
period by the Soviets.
Leading the Russians
during that spurt was
7'3" center Vladamir
Tkachenko.
Tka chenko, gener-
ally considered the star
of this club, played but
13 minutes against the
t Pirates, scoring 11
points.
After the Soviet
spurt, the Pirates could
only whittle away at the
lead, narrowing it to 11
on several occasions
before bowing 95-76.
Anatoli Mishkin led
the Soviets with 19
points and 7 rebounds.
Nikolai Derugin added
18 points.
Guard George May-
nor and forward Dave
Underwood led the
Pirates with 18 and 16
points, respectively.
Frank Hobson led the
club with five rebounds.
A problem all
evening for the Pirates
was shooting over the
long arms and bodies of
the Soviets. Their 37.3
shooting percentage
from the field is cer-
tainly a spokesman for
that fact.
East Carolina coach
Larry Gillman was quite
impressed with the
Soviets. "They're a
great basketball team
he said. "This was
surely a good exper-
ience for our kids. I
think we learned a lot.
"And Tkachenko is a
real man. He could play
at any university in the
country, maybe even in
the NBA. But he wasn't
really pumped up
tonight. Wlftn he's
. fired up, he's nothing
less than awesome
Soviet coach Alek-
zander Gomelski said
that he was very
impressed with the play
of Pirate guards George
Maynor and Oliver
Mack, citing them for
their "good technique,
good dribbling, and
good shooting He also
�noted that the Pirate
backcourt duo handled
his team's press ex-
tremely well.
"When time
passes said Gomelski,
'they could be very
good and interesting
team. But must have
big player to be good
team. No big player, no
good team
Gomelski said that
his team would now
venture to Canada for a
few weeks before
returning to Russia.
The Pirates finished
their season the night
before with a 89-72 loss
at Notre Dame, finish-
ing at 12-15 for the
year.

be formed and someone outside the university will
be named. Wake Forest assistant David Odom, Rice
assistant and former ECU coach Butch Estes were
also mentioned as possible candidates along with
Dick Grubar, a former star at North Carolina and
assistant at the University of Florida.
"I think everybody on the team would like to
see Kunze get the job Krusen said. "He's the
most knowledgeable coach we've had since I've
been here and he knows the players well. We've all
adjusted to his style of pi.iy
"If they go outside the university, the rebuilding
process will start all over again Krusen continued.
"Kunze's got the overall support of the team and
everyone has confidence in him. I think that's the
most important thing right now
Although freshman center Al Tyson said Tuesday
he will transfer to another school next year, he
indicated Gillman's resignation may change things.
"I still think I'm going to transfer he said. "I've
just been real upset about the whole situation
here
Clarence Miles scores on Irish
Photo b Pete Podeszwa
Hill announces
resignation
By SAM ROGERS
Sports Editor
East Carolina wrestling coach Bill Hill will resign at
the end ol the season FOUNTAINHEAD learned
Tuesday.
Hill, a 27-year-old native of Norfolk, a
replaced John Welborn in 1977 and has coached the
Pirate wrestling team for the last two years.
Hill said he is leaving the coaching profession so
he can devote full-time duties to his private
business in Greenville. "It's just become impossible
to handle my business and at the same time coach
wrestling here he said. "Coaching is a full time
job and it's very difficult to do both and be
successful.
"I'm resigning in the best interest of the kids,
and I Iim- the university will go out and hire
someone who can devote more time to the wrestling
program. We've got a great bunch of kids here and
they deserve a top notch program

Hill, a four time Southern Conference champion,
is also East Carolina's only wrestling ail-American
He captured fifth place in the 1974 NCAA
Championships held at Iowa State University.
Since Welborn resigned at the end of the
1976-77 season East Carolina has won only four
dual matches in two years and has lost 16. The
Pirates finished with a 3-8 record during Hill's first
year and had a 1-8 mark this season.
The search for a-imer will begin at the end
of the season. East Carolina concludes its schedule
next week when the Pirates compete in the NCAA
Championships at Iowa State University in Aimes,
Iowa.
Several names mentioned as possible candidates
to succeed Hill were William and Mary coach Ed
Steers, Virginia Military Institute coach Ike Sherlock
and Milt Sherman, a graduate assistant, who has
been on the East Carolina staff this season.
Sherlock served as an assistant coach under
Welborn in 1976 and coached at Campbell College
for one year before goitg to VMI.
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By SAM ROGERS
Sports Editor
East Carolina wrestling coach Bill Hill had a
premonition before last weekend's Eastern Regional
Championships.
"I told Butch Revils and Mendell Tyson on the
a up there that we had a 177-pounder and a
heavyweight that made it to the nationals last
year Hill said. "And I also told them it would be
great if we could do the same thing again.
Sometimes it's really funny how things work out
Although Vic Northrup and D.T. Joyner won the
177 and heavyweight titles in the regionals last year
both missed this season with injuries. Meanwhile,
Revils and Tyson have been very capable
replacements and last week earned a trip to the
NC A Championships with victories in their
respective weight classes. The tournament opens
next Thursday at Iowa State University in Aimes,
Iowa.
"Butch has a great chance of placing in the
nationals and Em confident he's going to come back
an all- america Hill said Tuesday before practice.
"It's a tough tournament and you can't afford a
letdown in any match, but Butch is peaking andrif
he's mentally ready I think he can place
Hill remembers the 1974 NCAA Campionships
ven well. That year the tournament was also held
al Iowa State and he placed fifth in the 177 weight
- to tarn All-America honors.
Tins year, the top eight place winners in each
weight class will become all-america's. Previously,
the top six in each weight class were designated as
all-america s,
"It's a big tournament and certainly the most
important one I've wrestled in said Revils who
currenlty owns an impressive 17-2 record. "I
wrestled well in the regionals and I'm really looking
forward to the tournament. I've just got to go out
there and wrestle each match one at a time
Revils lost in the finals of the regionals last
year, but upset top-seeded John Stroup of Sippery
Rock to win the 177 title this season.
"I didn't want that to happen again this year
and I was kind of worried about it going into the
finals he said. "But it's just a real honor' to get
the nationals and you have to go out tnere and
make the best of your opportunity. Besides, you
never know when you're going back and I'd like to
make all-america
Perhaps the biggest surprise of the season has
been Tyson, a freshman from Virginia Beach, Va.
He joined the team after football season and now
has an 8-1-1 record.
r receiving bye's in the first two rounds of
the regionals, Tyson pinned his next two opponents
to win the heavyweight championship.
"I'm really surprised Eve gotten this far in my
first year, but Coach Hill told me I could do it if I
worked hard and believed in myself Tyson said.
"1 knew it was going to be tough, but I'm sure the
tionals will be even tougher.
"Em kind of shaky about going out there he
noted. "I'll just have to try and take each match
one step at a time. I'm sure it's going to be a
learning experience for me
Handball team shown in action at West Point tournament
ECU handball team takes fifth place
The East Carolina
Team Handball Club
participated in the pres-
tigious West Point
Team Handball Tourna-
ment during the week-
end of February 24-25.
The tournament, held ait
the United States Mili-
tary Academv, involved
eight teams from the
United States and two
from Canada. Nine
member of the U.S.
Olympic Team Handball
team participated in the
tournament.
East Carolina finish-
ed the tournament with
a 3-2 record, good for
fifth place in the 10
team field. ECU split
two games with Army,
winning 13-9, while
losing 12-9.
Other results includ-
ed wins of 9-8 over
Syracuse and 14-3 over
the Dutchess, N.Y.
Team Handball Club,
and a 10-5 loss to the
University of Quebec.
The Quebec team
ineluded five players
from the Canadian Oly-
mpic Team. The tour-
nament was won by the
Adelphi University Team
Handball Club.
Brad Middleton with
Women's track schedule announced
18 goals, Phil Marion
with 12 and Bill Bugbee
with 6 led East Caro-
lina's scoring. Goalies
Ron Sistare and Tom
Riekel keyed an aggres-
sive defense which allo-
wed a five game total
of only 42 goals, the
best team defensive
performance in the tour-
nament.
Eat Carolina ha-
been invited to return
to Vt et Point for m
year's tournament, and
the Black Knight- of
Army will come to
Greenville for a tourna-
ment next pring. The
ECU Team Handball
Club i one of 11 sports
clubs
East Carolina's
women's track team has
scheduled seven meets
for the spring outdoor
season.
The slate, including
only road meets this
season, opens Mar. 17
with a dual meet at
Virginia and includes
five invitational meets
prior to championship
competition.
The state champion-
ship meet will be held
at N.C. State on Apr.
28.
The complete sche-
dule:
Mar. 17at Virginia;
30at Virginia Invita-
tional, Charlottesville,
Va
April 7Colonial
Relays, Williamsburg,
a 14at Dogwood
relays, Knoxville, Tenn
and North Carolina
relays, Chapel Hill; 21-
at Maryland Invitational
College' Park Md 28-
at NCAIAW Champion-
ships, Raleigh;
May 23-26-National
AIAW Championships,
East Lansing, Mich.
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Melvin is one of several
nationally recognized
Pirate track stars in the
East Carolina program.
As a freshman, the
6'2 160 lb. Melvin
qualified for the NCAA
National Track Champ-
ionships in the 200
meter sprint. His finish-
ing time of 20.5 ranked
him as 10th in the U.S.
and 18th in the world.
Melvin requalified
for the Nationals last
year; however, a pulled
hamstring prevented
him from competing in
the event.
The Fayetteville,
native was just as
successful during his
years at Terry Sanford
High School under the
leadership of track
coach Greg Simpson. As
a senior, he was named
athlete of the year and
MVP in the conference.
Melvin also received
all-american status and
was state champion in
the 100 and 200 yard
dashes.
Pirate Track Coach,
Bill Carson, reflected
his thoughts on the
performance of Melvin,
"Otis ran very well for
us at the Nationals two
years ago. He just
missed making the
semifinal cut by a
fraction of a second.
Last year, his injury
slowed him down, but
he's gained strength
and is running some
good times
In addition to run-
ning the 200 meter
sprint, Melvin is also
competing in the 400
meter sprint and one
mile relay this year. His
best time this year in
the 400 meter is 48.9.
He hopes to better that
time during the outdoor
season which begins on
March 24
The one mile relay
team is presently
attempting to qualify for
the Nationals by break-
ing the needed time of
3:14.5, and according to
Melvin, they should be
able to do it. "We just
need to put it all
together. Since this is
the last week to qualify,
we're going to give it
our best effort
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Title
Fountainhead, March 1, 1979
Description
East Carolina's student-run campus newspaper was first published in 1923 as the East Carolina Teachers College News (1923-1925). It has been re-named as The Teco Echo (1925, 1926-1952), East Carolinian (1952-1969), Fountainhead (1969-1979), and The East Carolinian (1969, 1979-present). It includes local, state, national, and international stories with a focus on campus events.
Date
March 01, 1979
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