Fountainhead, January 31, 1978

Serving the campus com-
munity fa over 50 years.
With a circulation of 8,500,
this issue is 12 pages.
Peace Corpsp. 3
Radiationp. 5
Close Encountersp. 7
ODUp. 10
Vol. No. 53, No. 32
East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina
31 January 1978
paper of bias
Advertising Manager
Legislator Alonzo Newby ac-
Sessoms, SGA president
Reed Warren, SGA vice presi-
dent, and Tommy Joe Payne,
speaker of the legislature of
being biased, unobjective, and
unethical at last night's SGA
" Alonzo's comments were
without substance said War-
statements were par for the
course said Warren.
Warren said that he has
complete faith in Payne's inte-
grity and objectivity.
Newby's attacks on .FOUNT-
AINHEAD were motivated by a
political face in the legislature,
accading to Warren.
"Hopefully Newby's attacks
on the newspaper will be taken
with a grain of salt said
Charles Sune, a legislata,
said Newby showed his own bias
"I have noticed over the past
year that certain petty politicians
in SGA have tended to lambast
the newspaper when it attempts
to report their oaruption to the
students fiidSune.
Doug White, a FOUNTAIN -
HEAD news edita, said he
resented Newby s attack oi the
newspaper's credibility and that
of the staff.
"I think Newby is ignaant of
the way newspapers operate and
the way staies are written
means an expert, I feel that I am
more qualified than Newby to
judge news oontent and the
credibility of my reporters
In old business the legislature
defeated a bill to appropriate $666
to the Model UN. The bill was
defeated by a vote of 14 to 9.
Speaker Payne said this was
the first time he could remember
the legislature ever defeating an
appropriation bill.
"His (Newby's) assinine when he challenged the aedibi- White said. "While I am by no'
Spring semester regular
enrollment sets m
Assistant News Edita
The present enrollment of
ECU students is 11,312, the
largest number of registrants
ever fa a winter a spring
quarter, accading to the ECU
News Bureau.
Of this number, 11,129 are
regularly enrolled students, and
133 are in evening college.
Enrollment at ECU is nrt
increasing much, accading to
William Shires, directa of News
"The enrollment recad of
regularly enrolled students was
broken by only three people
Shires said.
The previous ECU recad of
enrollment was set in the winter
quarter of 1975-76.
Accading to Shires, ECU has
a full-time enrollment limit (FTE)
which is set by the board of
"Three part-time students
oount as one full-time student
Shires said.
"The FTE does na oount
students na taking the required
number of semester hours
Accading to Shires, ECU has
slightly more wonen than men
"The ratioof women to men is
approximately 51 to 49
Compared to aher schools in
Nath Carolina, ECU has the third
largest enrollment.
"UNC-Chapel Hill has
approximately 20,000 enrolled
and N.C. State has approximately
15,000 Shires said.
Accading to Shires, applica-
tions here have ino. eased approx-
imately 46.
TOMMY JOE PAYNE, speaker of the legislature.
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m visitation amendment approved
Staff Writer
Amendment of dam visitatiai
policy has been discussed and
approved and is now in effect,
accading to Carolyn Fulghum,
associate dean of student affairs.
"The visitation policy was
discussed by university adminis-
tratas and city officials last
December to see jf changes were
needed said Fulghum.
"There was concern by city
officials because on some days
the court docket was filled mostly
with persons arrested fa trespas-
sing in the dams Fulghum
"There was a question of
whether a person is trespassing if
they are an invited guest in
someate's room afta hours
said Fulghum. "The mainooncern
was unescated men in the
wanen' s dams
Fulghum said the visitation
policy was amended and future
arrests will be accading to the
following classifications:
-Students who are invited
guests in a damitay room a
hallway past the curfew hour will
be dealt with administratively
through the campus judiciary
-Non-students in a damitay
room a hallway past the curfew
hour will be banned from all
damitaies fa a specified period
of time. A second viaation while
the ban is in effect will result in
arrest and prosecution fa tres-
-Unescated students and
nai-students will be arrested at
any time upai detectiai and
prosecuted fa trespassing.
Fulghum said an invited guest
in a damitay room past the
curfew hours is na a trespasser
but is in violation of the univer-
sity's visitation policy.
"The student will be reported
for violation of visitation and
oould have hisher visitation
privileges taken away said
The former policy stated that
any male found in the resident
hall room of a female between the
hoursof 1 a.m. and 12 noon would
be subject to arrest fa "trespas-
sing" and the female subject to
arrest fa "aiding and abetting
McGinnis renovation
'no. one priority'
THE SUN CASTS elongated shadows oi cold students as they scurry to
aaff Writer
The ECU Drama Department
"will have a fantastic facility
accading to Edgar Loessin,
drama department spokesman,
speaking of the plans for the $2.7
million McGinnis Auditaium re-
Aocading to Loessin, the
ECU project is number one on the
list of priaities of the Greater
University of North Carolina
Board of Governors.
Hopefully, the bill to approp-
riate the needed funds will be
introduced to the General As-
sembly this spring, and should be
passed by fall. If so, Loessin says
the school will waste no time
sending out specifications and
starting the job.
On the extent of the wak to be
done Loessin commented,
"McGinnis Auditaium will be
practically taally rebuilt There
will be new floas in the dance
studios at old Wahl-Coates, as
well as a new heating and air
conditioning system in the build-
ing. Scenery shops will be affixed
to both sides of the stage, while
new seats will provide perfeu
sight lines.

Page 2 FOUNTAINHEAD 31 January 1978
Coffeehouse Gamma Beta
Attention all singers, players,
bellydancers, jugglers, clowns,
and dancing bears: auditions for
the ECU Coffeehouse will be held
Thurs. and Fri Feb. 9 and 10,
from 8 until 11 p.m.
Persons interested in audit-
ioning should sign up by Feb. 1 in
the Student Union office.
How long has it been sinoe
you have seen unity in action?
Bahai association will present a
movie "Step by Step Come see
Central American tribal villagers
demonstrating principals of unity,
Tues 4 p.m. Mendenhall room
238. Group international singing
will follow the film.
The Chess Club will hold its
first meeting of the semester on
Tuesday evening, Jan. 31, at 7:30
p.m. in the Mendenhall Coffee-
house. All persons interested in
chess, regardless of ability,
should attend. The club meets on
a weekly basis.
Good news. If you ate dealing
with drugs as an answer to your
search for real peace of mind, and
haven't found any answers, come
see and hear a fellow student who
has already been over this
ground. Myles Cartrette will
share his experience in a candid
and interesting way. Fall Gospel
Student Fellowship, Thur Feb.
2, 7:30-9 p.m. in Mendenhall,
room 221. You will not want to
miss this meeting.
Register now fa a crafts
workshop offered by the Crafts
Center of Mendenhall. Available
workshops are beginning jewelry,
basic darkroom, quilting, enamel-
ing, leather craft, floor loom
weaving, printmaking, and basic
pottery. Upon payment of a
$10.00 semester Crafts Center
membership fee, an individual
may register for any of the
workshops without additional
charges excluding costs of per-
sonal supplies.
Fa mae infamatiai, call a
visit the C-afts Center between
the hours of 3 and 10 , Monday
through Friday, and 10 until 3,
Saturday. Class space is limited
and the registration deadline fa
all wakshopsisSat Feb. 4. Also
no fee refunds will be made after
the wakshop registration dead-
The Gamma Beta Phi Society
will meet Feb. 2 in room 103 in
the Biology bldg. at 7 p.m. This
meeting is the deadline fa all
members to pay dues. All mem-
bers please be aware of the fact
that those who missed mae than
two unexcused absenses a failed
to pay dues during fall semester
will be taken off the roll if their
dues are not paid by this date.
The Center fa Student Oppa-
tunities has funds available to
employ sophomaes, junias, and
senias who are intaested in
tutaing students in subject mat-
ter areas such as chemistry,
biology, physics, math and other
courses fa prehealth and health
professions trainees. Contact the
Center fa Student Opportunities,
208 Ragsdale Hall.
On Feb. 16, Mr. Hugh H.
Cameron will be at the Methodist
Student Center, 501 E. 5th St to
interview interested students fa
jobs as camp counselas and staff
members. Applicants will be able
to choose between three camps;
Chestnut Ridge in Efland, Don-
Lee near Arapahoe, and Rockfish
near Parkton, N.C. Interviews
will be between 10 and 12 a.m.
and appointments should be
made befae this date. Fa mae
infamatiai and appointments
call the Methodist Center at
Peace corps
The newly opened Peace
Caps office is located in room 425
of the Flanagan Bldg. Drop in a
call 757-6586 fa infamatiai.
Inter-varsity Christian fellow-
ship will have a prayer meeting
this Thursday afternoon at 4 p.m.
at the Methodists Student Center.
Have you ever tried bowling in
the moonlight? Here's your
chance! Friday evenings from 8
p.m. until 10 p.m "Moonlight
Bowling" is held at the Menden-
hall Student Centa Bowling
Center. Try your bowling skills in
this different environment. If
you' re as sharp as ever you may
win a free game. The bowler with
the highest scae during each
hour of Moonlight Bowling will
win one free game. There are
always two winners and one of
them oould be you.
The first practice of the ECU
HELD ON Tuesday Jan. 31, on
the Allied Health field, at 300.
All interested are invited to come
ECU students interested in
learning firsthand about the
wakings of state government are
eligible to apply fa the summer
'78 internship program sponsa-
ed by the Nath Carolina Intern-
ship Office.
The summer program will last
10 weeks, June 5 through Aug.
Interns will be required to
wak 40 hours per week and
attend regularly scheduled sem-
inars. Students will receive a
stipend fa the internship and can
arrange to receive academic
credit fa their experience.
Deadline fa submitting ap-
plications is Feb. 27. Brochures
explaining the summer internship
program and application pro-
cedures are available at the
career planning and placement
offioe on campus.
Fa further infamatiai cai-
tact the N.C. Internship Offioe,
112 W. Lane St Suite 115,
Howard Bldg Raleigh, N.C.
27603, phone (919) 733-5966.
The Disabled Students Assoc-
iation will meet Tues Jan. 31,
from 7:30-8:30 p.m. in the
Multi-purpose room of Menden-
hall to plan activities fa spring
semester. All students and fac-
ulty are invited to attend.
Anyone interested in playing
European team handball should
meet at Memaial Gym, Sat
Feb. 4 at 8 a.m. In ader to
practice, everyone will need a
physical; if anybody doesn't have
a physical contact Jim Chastain,
758-8619 a 309-C Belk.
Phi Alpha
Phi Alpha Theta, international
histay haia society, will meet
Mon Feb. 6, at 730 p.m. in the
Richard Todd Room (across from
Brewster D-110). Individuals
seeking membership in the soc-
iety must fulfill the following
Undergraduate 1) 20 quarter
hoursa theequilavent in histay.
2) A 3.1 grade-point average in
histay. 3) A 2.67 OVERALL
grade point average.
Graduate: 1) One third of the
residence requirements fa a
masters degree should be com-
pleted. 2) A 3.5 grade point
average in histay
All interested histay majas
and minas are invited to attend.
Refreshments will be served.
Do you have an interest in
government? Would you like to
say that you are the voice of
students throughout N.C? The
Nath Carolina Student Legisla-
ture is looking fa good people
who are not afraid of a little hard
wak. If you are interested, call
Joe Tanahey, 758-7968 a Larry
Zicherman, 752-9310 fa mae
The Outing Club will meet
Thursday at 730 p.m. in Brew-
ster B-205. We have sane really
nice trips scheduled and would
like to let you know about them.
Come join us and bring a friend!
There will be a meeting of all
those going to the Bahamas with
the ECU Rugby Team on Tues
Jan. 31 at 7:30 in Memaial 104.
A $25.00 noi-refundable deposit
will be oollected at this time.
Thanks. The residents of
University Condoninium 6
would like to express their
appreciation to those who helped
their humble abode last Saturday
All Psychology majas and
minas are invited to apply fa
membership in Psi Chi, psycho-
logy hona society. The applica-
tions are located in the Psycho-
logy Departmental Offioe, Min-
imum requirements are: being in
the upper 13 of your class; having
completed 8 semester hours in
psychology; and having at least a
B average in psychology.
A time of fun, fellowship and
Bible Study sponsaed by
Campus Crusade fa Christ,
meeting ai Thursday at 7 p.m. in
Brewster B-101. This includes
Dynamics of the Christian Life,
Dynamics of Discipleship,
Dynamics of Ministry and
Dynamics of the Life of Christ fa
skeptics, as well as those inter-
ested in growing in their elation-
ship with Christ.
Free tutaing rvices are
available fa minatiy and a
disadvantaged students who are
interested in improving their
academic progress to become
nurses, allied health, profes-
sionals, and physicians. Contact
the Center fa Student Opportun-
ities, 208 Raqsdale Hall.
Table tennis
If you enjoy playing table
tennis, stop by the Mendenhall
Student Center table tennis
rooms each Tues. evening at 8 pm
when the Table Tennis Club
meets. You will find players of all
levels of ability participating.
Various activities, including lad-
der tournaments, are often sched-
uled. All ECU students, faculty,
and staff are welcome.
There will be a S.O.U.LS.
meeting Thurs Feb. 2 at 7 p.m.
at the Afro-American Cultural
Please plan to attend -
impatant business will be dis-
cussed. Also, all vice-presidential
candidates and anyone else inter-
ested in running fa the positiai
should attend.
Thurs. and Fri Feb. 2 and 3
are ladies nights at ECU'S finest
entertainment center, the ECU
Coffeehouse. Shows begin at 9
and 9:45 p.m. on Thursday night
and at 9 and 10 p.m. Friday night.
Holly Van Auken MoKee, first
lady of American tradition, tunes
along with some British Isles and
old Scottish songs. Hdly accom-
panies herself on guitar, auto-
harp, and dulcimer.
Maria Dawkins, a proclaimed
product of the Roxy, Tree House,
and even the Rathskeller, will
perfam songs by Carly Simon
and many aiginals.
You can enjoy these talented
perfamers fa the low, low, price
of fifty cents, which includes all
the goodies your gluttonous heart
desires. Come at down to the
Coffeehouse this weekend, room
15, Mendenhall.
Happy hour
Don t miss ' Happy Hour at
Mendenhall Student Center.
Every Monday afternoon, from 3
p.m. until 6 p.m billiards and
table tennis are V3 off. So if
you're "a regular' or just play
occasionally, you can t affad to
miss it.
un Wed Feb. 1 the ECU
Rugby dub will host a happy hour
at Pantana Bobs from 8-12. A free
keg will be given to some lucky
individual. Be there on be square.
There will be a reception fa
McNeill Smith, candidate fa the
U.S. Senate in the Democratic
primary, at 8:45 p.m Wed Feb.
1, in Mendenhall.
This provides an oppatunity
fa the students and faculty of
ECU to meet and personally
speak with one of the present
leaders of N.C.

Peace Corps accepts
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31 January 1978 FOUNTAINHEAD
Assistant News Ecfltor
The Peace Corps in coopera-
tion with ECU has set up an
office here in 425 Flanagan Bldg
and is now accepting applications
from prospective volunteers
throughout the Eastern N.C.
In its second decade, the
organization now has 6,045 vol-
unteers in 62 countries in Latin
America, Africa, Asia and the
South Pacific.
Created in 1961, encouraged
and expanded by Presidents
Kennedy and Johnson, but sys-
temically cut back by Presidents
Nixon and Fad, the Peace Corps
is active but virtually unheard of
today by most persona
The organization has been
administered by ACTION since
July 1, 1971. However, its goals
have not changed.
Since 1961, the Peace Corps
has been helping to promote
world peace and friendship and
helping developing countries to
meet their needs fa skilled men
and women.
The program here will be led
by two Peace Caps representa-
tives, famer volunteers Frank P.
Cook, Jr. and David Jenkins.
Judy Ramey, reauitment re-
source specialist from Washing-
ton, D.C recently visited ECU
and discussed the training and
the mission of the Peace Caps
with the two representatives.
"We really urge students to
begin thinking about the Peace
Caps and its opportunities and to
begin talking to the representa-
tives here.
"We're looking fa indivi-
duals who are highly motivated,
flexible, and who have a tolerance
fa ambiguity. A Peace Caps
experience is what the individual
makes of it said Ramey.
The namal tour of duty in the
Peace Caps is 24 months,
following training which is usu-
ally received in the country where
the volunteer serves.
The experiences that Cook
and Jenkins had while volunteers
in Africa differed somewhat.
Cook graduated from Rhode
Island College with a bachela of
arts degree in math.
Afta graduation, he volun-
teered fa the Peace Caps and
was flown to Sierra Leone, a
country on the west coast of
Africa badering Liberia.
Thae he received 6 weeks of
intensive training in the culture
and language of that country.
Cook taught math and science
in a secondary school in the
village of Taiama and waked
with the Mande Tribe, the largest
of the 13 tribes in Sierra Leone.
Of the 500 children who
attended that school, 300 lived in
a boarding school. Cook, also
boarding school master, attempt-
Make your
ed to teach the children to play
such American spats as basket-
ball during his free time.
"The children there grow up
playing spats which involve
using their feet and not their
hands. They oould really play
soocer, but I had difficulty
teaching them to play basket-
ball said Cook.
"We had a pretty good school
there. The school received sup-
pat from the United Natiais and
sane funds fran the local govern-
ment added Cook.
Cook waked asavolunteer in
Taiama fa 30 maiths and is now
attending graduate school here.
"As a volunteer, I exper-
ienced a different way of living
a diffaent way of looking at
things. I have many fine memor-
ies of the experiences and the
people I met while in Africa
said Cook.
Jenkins left ECU at the end of
his sophomae year to enter the
Peace Caps as a volunteer.
On entering, he was flown to
Zaire in the heart of Africa whae
he received 10 weeks of ctoss
cultural training.
Afterwards, he was sent to
Moma (50 miles from Angda)
where he waked at an agricul-
tural project.
"We ran a farm, raised
rabbits, chickens, pigs, ducks,
and goats on a mere $5,000
budget said Jenkins.
"The Africans supplied the
labor, we supplied the materials
and supervised and assisted oily
when necessary. It's a self-help
program said Jenkins.
Moma is an abandoned mis-
sion and has good facilities. But,
supplies were very rare.
"The people there are na
starving, they're malnourished.
"We were in the middle of
nowhere. A plane flew in once a
month and brought a docta and
our mail said Jenkins.
Jenkins said that he and the
other volunteers were able to
maintain radio contact with Voice
of Amaica from Greenville once
each day at 1 p.m.
" Most of the 300 people there
oouldn't read a write since they
had no public education. That
made our job all the more
difficult said Jenkins.
Jenkins was a volunteer in
Africa fa 26 maiths and is now a
junia here majaing in account-
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DIAL 758-7400
507 East 14th Street
Greenville, North Carolina
Monday and Wednesday
Ha ppy Hour 5:00-9:00 pm
.20 for your favorite golden
11 itj.i'i
JIHIlt BUCof,te 757-6501
A photographer will be here
from Tuesday, February 14th
through Friday, February 24th
from 940-5:00 in the BUC office.
It doesn't cost you a cent to have
your picture taken
There will be no wait if you'll
CaH Now! Don't delay.
Group pictures win also be taken
at the same time. If your group
doesn't receive an information
sheet call the BUC office.

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Parking gets worse
The ever-present parking problem is steadily
growing worse. As enrollment increases each year,
more vehicles are registered, and the limited amount
of space fa campus parking shrinks more than ever.
Joseph Calder, director of traffic and security,
has said that plenty of parking spaces exist on
campus for everyone, including day and dorm
students, and faculty and staff members. However,
on a day when it seems that everyone has decided to
attend class, finding a parking space can become a
slight problem.
The parking situation could be improved to a
degree if the dirt parking lots behind Mendenhall
Student Center and Joyner Library were paved.
When Greenville's inclement weather is at its full
force, finding a parking space becomes an extreme
The proolem of getting stuck in the mud looms
over the driver's head, also. Even if the road directly
behind Mendenhall was paved, at least one problem
would be solved. Walking through the mud can prove
hazardous, too, considering the fact that one could
injure himself should he slip down.
Parking spaces in front of the drama building rent
for $95 per year,but the lot won't begin to make money
until 1981. Those spaces shouldn't have to be rented
in the first place. Parking on campus is cramped
enough as it is without charging a yearly rental fee
which guarantees a parking space.
However, money for paving parking lots must be
self-generated. According to Calder, approximately
$80,000 to $100,000 would be needed to pave six lots
behind the student center. Approximately $10,000 to
12,000 would be needed in order to pave an area on
which two rows of cars are parked.
At least some improvement on some dirt lots has
begun. According to Calder, the paving of the
Garrett dorm lot is halfway oomplete.
The cost of the paving is approximately $10,000.
The next phase of improvement oonoerning parking
is to pave the recently constructed dirt lot behind
Belk dorm. Calder also said that plans have been
made to clear out the area on the north side of Jones
dorm to form a dirt lot; this area would yield 50
Much needs to be done to improve the parking
situation, both in creating new lots and paving the
old ones. While the improvements seem to be taking
such a long time, at least something is being done.
Perhaps if money came as easily to improve the
parking problem as it did to carpet bookstores and
enlarge stadiums, there would be few, if any, parking
problems at all.
Serving the East Carolina community tor over titty years.
EditorCindy Broome
Managing EditorLeigh Coakley
Advertising ManagerRobert M. Swaim
News EditorsDoug White
Joe Yaeger
Trends EditorSteve Bachner
Sports EditorChris Hoiloman
FOUNTAINHEAD is the student newspaper of East Carolina
University sponsored by the Student Government Association of
ECU and is distributed each Wednesday during the summer,
and twice weekly during the school veer.
Mailing address: Old South Building, Greenville, N.C. 27834.
Editorial offices: 757-6366, 757-6367, 757-6309.
Subscriptions: $10.00 annually.
Student considers remarks Ignorant'
I would like to submit a
oomment or two regarding an
article written by Mr. Kent
Johnson in the January 24 issue
of FOUNTAINHEAD, which dealt
with the Young Artist Comneti-
It is my opinion that many of
Mr. Johnsons's ignorant remarks
were cruel, unnecessary, and
indicative of a very limited
understanding of music.
In his article, Mr. Johnson
failed to mention the many hours
of painstaking practice and pre-
paration whihc are a vital and
necessary part of pulling off a
good musical performance. If he
did, perhaps he would not be so
quick to criticize musical per-
I suggest that in the future,
such articles either (a) reveal only
the precise facts a (b) be written
by an individual who has more
of a thorough understanding of
the performing arts.
The editor may wish to read
Mr. Johnson's article to see just
what type of articles appear in the
something should be done to
remedy this situation.
Becky Thompson
Student praises AIA basketball players
I am writing in regard to the
Athletes in Action basketball and
wrestling teams. On January 19,
our basketball team out scored
the AlA's basketball tea i, then
on the following night AlA's
wrestling team was also defeated
23-19. What I'd like to say is that
these young men sponsored by
Campus Crusade fa Christ (AIA)
all have my highest esteem.
These players have dedicated
their lives to working fa Christ by
trying to bring others to experi-
ence the abundant life each of us
were planned to have had. Each
three years ago when the AlA's
were here I aocepted Christ as
my personal savia and since
that time my life has seen many
changes, one of which I am
displaying now because three
years ago I would have been too
timid to have written anyting like
I am writing now. Even though
the scae showed AIA lost, I
really believe they are the Win-
ers because they have Christ on
their side! Do you???
Tim Love
PS. If you haven't seen "The
Late Great Planet Earth" yet then
go. It will oertainly shock your
socks off
Reader criticizes 'cult-like
I would like to congrat-
ulate Ms. Hogge and Campus
Crusade fa Christ rjn their recent
and well published induction of
thirty-four new members. A
question should be asked, how-
eva. Who do I congratulate for
the unknown mass of average,
"Joe Blow" students who are
once again repelled from any
further search of the "Christian
life" by a "ausading obnox-
ious and cult-like aganizatiai-an
aganizatiai which seemingly
controls the exclusive campus
rights fa personal saJvatioi and
the waking of God's miracles?
Dr. Bill Bright's (the new
Messiah?) Campus Crusade fa
Christ is a vay efficient and
effective aganizatiai fa it does,
with great intensity, accomplish
many of its self-assigned tasks,
the majaity of which I now so
respectfully challenge in the
name of God. (Intaesting!) I
would also like to challenge the
average, "Joe Blow" students to
renew the search fa their own
God-Savia and theology, and to
realize that Campus Crusade fa
Christ should na be considered
as the sole representative of the
Christian faith on this a any
ChTiesJ. Lane

Nuclear facility routinely emits radiation
31 January 1978 FOUNTAINHEAD Page 5
'Puffs' of radiation common but hazardous
(LNS)When explosions
shook the Millstone One Nuclear
Power Plant in Waterford, Con-
necticut in mid-December, releas-
ing a "puff" of radiation and
highly contaminating one worker,
company and federal officials
were the first to discount the
incident as a common occurrence
and "no public hazard
Common it may be, but
non-hazardous is another ques-
tion. In the aftermath of the
explosion it turns out that the
worker was exposed to thirteen
times more radiation than ori-
ginally reported-enough to be
risky even though it does not
exceed the "safe level" set by
government standards. And an
article by Alexander Cockburn
and James Ridgeway in the
December 28 Village Voice points
out that the recent incident at
Millstone is but one in a long
series of accidents at the twin
power plants since they began
operations in 1970. During this
same period there has been an
alarming increase in the cancer
rates for residents of the area.
According to studies by a
University of Pittsburgh scientist,
Dr. Ernest J. Sternglass, the
Millstone power plants routinely
discharge low level radiation
which enters the food chain,
increasing cancer and death rates
in nearby communities. Between
1970 and 1975, the cancer rates in
Waterford rose 58 percent; and in
nearby New London (five miles
down wind) cancer rates went up
44 percent. For Connecticut as a
whole, the rates rose 12 percent
in this five-year period.
These cancer rates are signi-
ficantly higher than the rest of
New England. Rhode Island's, for
example, rose eight percent; New
Hampshire, one percent. The rate
in Maine actually declined by six
In addition, Sternglass found
that milk produced near the
reactors contained very high
levels of strontium-90the most
Burlington industries
$350 to NCSL at interim council
Staff Writer
Senatorial Candidates pre-
sented their views and answered
questions at a North Carolina
Student Legislature (NCSL) Inter-
im Council hosted by UNC-C
delegation on Sat Jan. 21.
The Democratic Senatorial
Candidates are in alphabetical
order E. Lawrence Davis, Joe
Felmet, Luther Hodges, Jr. was
represented by Betty Chafin
Mayor Pro-Tern of Charlotte,
John Ingram, Dave McKnight
and McNeill Smith.
Mayor of Charlotte, Ken
Harris welcomed the NCSL.
Mayor Harris proclaimed Sat
Jan. 21 as "NCSL Day" in
Charlotte. The Mayor was a
member of the NCSL in the late
The Burlington Industries
Foundation donated $350.00 to
the NCSL.
The ECU delegation was
represented with seven members.
Due to the lateness in time all
resolutions were postponed to the
Interim Council at Greensboro
College on Feburary 25. ECU
introduced two resolutions:
"Emergency Vehicle Priv-
ileges and "Safety Require-
ments on Motorized Bicycles
(Mopeds)" which will be debated
Collegiate 4-H dub meets
Staff Writer
The Collegiate 4-H is a club at
ECU designed to help young
people in the oommunity to start
Junior 4-H clubs.
The general purpose of the
club is geared toward service to
the campus and community. It
also encourages oollege students
to become counselors in summer
Sheila Judge, a publicity
agent, said they help the Junior
4-H dubs with projects and act as
advisors. Projects indude activ-
ities from art to work with Senior
Judge said the dub was
reorganized in 1976 by Mike
Davis, then a oounty agent, along
with the county extension offioe.
The next meeting is Tuesday,
Jan. 31, at 7:30 p.m. in Menden-
hall Student Center.
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dangerousradioadive fission pro-
dud. These levels exceed per-
missible standards for drinking
water adopted by the Environ-
mental Protedion Agency last
year, and are higher than the
alarming levels found in Connec-
ticut during the height of nudear
" I n some ways this is the most
serious result for sodety, since
milk and milk produds are often
snipped large distances to big
population centers explains
Sternglass. "It's also probably
the biggest single reason why our
government agencies charged
with the promotion of nudear
energy absolutely had to deny
that any sr-90 escapes from the
stacks and vents of nudear power
But while the nudear industry
and government agendes are
quick to dismiss any information
of this sort, some top technical
experts who have worked in the
manufadure of nudear power
plant equipment have admitted
the risks themselves. In a secret
report prepared during 1975-and
still not public-top technical
experts at General Eledric(oneof
the major manufadurers of nuc-
lear power plants) found grave
insuffidendesintheGeneral Elec-
tric light water readors similar to
the one at Millstone. These
offidals daim that to make the
readors work safely, the oompany
would have to make major
corredionson them.
Given the Carter administra-
tion's strong push for develop-
ment of light water readors,
however, such problems are
unlikely to reoeive much attention
in government drdes. In fad, the
administration is currently trying
to reduce controls and speed up
plant oonstrudion.
New minor established
Staff Writer
A new, inter-disdplinary
minor was established last semes-
ter, but few students seem to
know about it, aocording to Dr.
Douglas McMillan of the English
The requirements for the
Medieval and Renaissance
studies minor are not listed in the
student handbook. Instead, they
can be found in the handbook
supplement. Since "only a seled
few" have the supplement,
McMillan calls the new minor "a
well kept secret
The minor has only one
requirea course, with the remain-
der of the 24 hours as eledive
courses. The recommended elec-
tives are drawn from the English,
History, Foreign Languages,
Philosophy, and Art departments
The student may choose
courses from other departments
also, if they obtain the approval of
Dr. Thomas Herndon of the
History department.
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Pres. Carter's daughter-in-law
Judy Carter to speak for ERA
Judy Carter, daughter-in-law
of President Jimmy Carter, will
be the featured speaker at the
kick-off campaign for ratification
of the Equal Rights Amend-
ment in North Carolina on Feb. 4.
The meeting, which will be
chaired by Betty McCain, head of
the NC Democratic Party, will be
held at the Jane S. McKimmon
Center in Raleigh.
Also appearing on the pro-
gram will be Jessie Rae Scott,
former first lady of North
Carolina, Representative George
Miller, Senator Kathy Sebo, Jane
Patterson, Assistant Secretary,
Department of Administration,
the Rev. Maria Bliss, president
NCUERA, Tibbie Roberts. United
Methodist Women, and Isabella
Cannon, mayor of Raleigh.
The meeting will last from 10
a.m. until 3 p.m. with registration
beginning at 9f30 a.m. The
registration fee of $10.00 includes
the cost of luncheon.
In addition to Miss Carter's
talk, the program will include a
panel of national organization
representatives of ERAAmerica
and its affiliates, discussion of
campaign status and strategy,
and regional workshops.
A chartered bus will be
leaving Greenville at 7:30 a.m. to
take people to the February 4th
meeting. It is scheduled to
return to Greenville by 6 p.m.
Round-trip fare is $5.
Local coordinators are Mrs.
Lucille Jones, telephone 752-
3177, and Mrs. Willie Mae
Carney, telephone 825-5371.
Persons interested in attending
the meeting are asked to contact
either of these persons.
The deadline fa ratification o
the Equal Rights Amendment is
March 22, 1979. Ratification was
approved by the North Carolina
House in 1977, but it was
defeated in the Senate by two
Experiment involves ECU students
who get Jitters before taking tests
A psychological experi-
ment involving East Carolina
University students who get the
jitters when taking tests was
published in the Fall, 1977, issue
of Psychological Reports
The article, " Possession Dis-
cussion in Induced Anxiety Ther-
apy and Reduction of Test
Anxiety was oo-authored by
Carolyn E. Means, a former
graduate student at ECU, and
Drs. Charles H. Moore and Larry
W. Means, ECU psychologists.
In the experiment, 32 female
students, selected because they
experienced high levelsof anxiety
during tests, were administered
several forms of a behavior
therapy technique.
The purpose of the effective-
ness of a discussion period
between the psychologist and
subject at the end of each
treatment session.
Selected on the basis of their
test scores on the Sarason anxiety
survey, the students were divided
equally into four groups. Mem-
bers of two of the groups were
treated individually using the
induced-anxiety technique, which
consists of five minutes of sug-
gested relaxation, 10 minutes of
induced anxiety and five minutes
of relaxation.
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At the end of each session,
members of one group were
asked to discuss their feelings.
Participants in the other group
were tola to relax with no
Subjects in the third group
were asked to sit comfortably fa
18 minutes after which they
discussed their feelings aoout
taking tests. The remaining group
was given no treatment at an.
At the end of eight weeks, the
students were again given the
Sarason test. This time, the
women in the first two groups
showed significant improvement.
I tie third group recorded a
moderate reduction in anxiety
and the group that received no
ueatment remained unchanged.
I he conclusion drawn Dy the
r-sychoiogisis was thai �he induc-
es anxiety procedure can be used
vuh or withoui the postsession
laujssion to effectively reduce
test anxiety.
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31 January 1978 FOUNTAINHEAD Paga 7
Spielberg's latest
Close Encounters: a significant film excursion
Trends Editor
As a young boy, directa
Steven Spielberg's singleness of
purpose left his parents little
room fa speculaiion about their
son's future. Spielberg, a teen-
ager, would delight in terraizing
his little sisters in ways inspired
by science fiction movies he had
seen on television. A movie buff
since he was old enough to
change a channel, the adolescent
entrepreneur made a sci-fi flick
when he was only 16. The movie
ran some two and one half hours
and ooncerned itself with visitas
fran space.
Thirteen years have elapsed
since that first effat, and the 29
year -old Spielberg now one of the
most successful directas in
Hollywood, has yet to grow up.
The film industry should thank its
lucky stars, it doesn't have that
many anymae, that he never did.
Fa while most of Spielberg's
conoepts require inadinately
conplex treatment and a wealth
of technology, the final effect in
every case has been marvelousiy
DUEL, a made-fa-TV movie
about a traveling businessman
who is inexplicably hunted by a
transfer truck, the driver of which
we never see, is a taut little
achievement that generates tre-
mendous suspense and serves as
an excellent example of what can
be done on a smal I budget.
JAWS, a movie deemed too
difficult to make, serves as
an excellent example of what can
be done on a great big budget. It
was well wath all the trouble and
expense. JAWS bah entertained
audiences and terrified them-
while the perfamances were
sound, it was the shark that stole
the show-or rather fear of the
Spielberg used two old, low
tricks from the 50's here: First,
fascination with the unkown
enables the filmmaker to whet an
audiences curiosity by painting a
harible picture of the film's
maja attraction and never letting
us get a good look at it until the
climactic sequence. You save the
best special effects fa last and as
long as the situation is resolved,
we are sure of what is going to
happen to our favaite characters,
then everything is fine. Alfred
Hitchcock took this idea one step
further in THE BIRDS by simply
leaving us "hanging" in the end.
The second trick is to simply let
the camera sneak up behind the
audience and yell "boo One
good screen jolt keeps an au-
dience on the edge of their seats
in anticipation of anaher. Hitch-
cock once again, this time
Spielberg's latest execution of
cinematic fun and games, CLOSE
KIND, is the culmination of his
directaial expertise thus far.
Special effects mean mae to
have to any maja motion picture
in years. In the relatively shat
period since its release around
Christmas, the film has become
not only a aitical success but a
huge commercial success as well.
The directas tribute to the
science fiction films of the 50's
grossed nearly $40 million after
only 20 days following its release.
The $18 million vehicle had xo
bring home the bacon. Like the
movie's premise, the hype that
has accompanied it is also out of
this wald. First Columbia Pic-
tures released full page ad-mats
that appeared in national publica-
tions almost a full year befae the
film's release. The mats gave the
project an aura of mystery. Next
came trailers exhibited in thea-
tres aaoss the oountry, some
lasting as long as five minutes,
exploiting the all-star personnel
and finally feature staies in all
the principle newspapers and
inevitably end up one of the big
money makers of all time; it is,
incidentally, a fine film in its own
right. With ticket prices soaring
higher than the flying saucers (as
much as four dollars in some
theatres), one would think he was
going to see a live perfamance
with real UFO's. Matter of factly,
it is hard to imagine a real UFO
being any mae breathtaking than
the ones conceived fa CLOSE
Needless to say, the special
effects are so much superb
wizardry enacted by technical
genius Douglas Trumbull (Who
perfamed similar feats in Stanley
Kubrick's 2001: A SPACE
RICHARD DREY FUSS AS Roy Neary is nearly blinded by the
extraordinary lights from an unidentified flying object in "Close
Encounters of the Third Kind
MELINDA DILLON ASJullian Guiler and Cary Guffey as her son
Barry huddle together as something extraordinary comes down
from the skies outside their Indiana home in "Close Encounters of
the Third Kind
ODYSSEY). Lighta in tone than
some science fiction extravagan-
zas, most naably 2001; heavier
than rthers, CLOSE ENCOUN-
TERS focuses mae ai the human
element than one might think.
Just as in Spielberg's previous
films, a small group of people are
depicted and their fascination
with the unknown is explaed. In
this case, Roy Neary (Richard
Dreyfuss) and Jillian Guiler
(Melinda Dillon) represent a aoss
section of the American public.
And the unknown face that
compels them in their plight is a
fascination with the extraterres-
trial vehicles that they have both
had close encounters with.
Fascination soon turns into
compulsion which in turn be-
comes a vivid psychic implant.
The vision is shared by all who
are uninhibited enough to follow
the invitation which will lead
them to the first big meeting of
aliens and earthlings. This meet-
ing lays the foundation fa the
film's climactic spectacle which
fillsthe final twenty minutes. The
landing of the maher spaceship,
beautifully phaographed by
Dennis Muren, is a sequence so
dynamic that if defies desaiption.
The special effects fa this scene
rank with those in the "parting of
the Red Sea" sequence from
DeMille's THE TEN COM-
MANDMENTS. Fa authenticity,
the illusion is unmatched.
Certainly one of CLOSE
ENCOUNTERS most attractive
qualities is a freshness of ap-
proach that sets it apart from
rther Spielberg projects. The film
exudes innocence and displays
the directa's preoccupation with
children-four-year old Cary Guf-
fey gives a marvelousiy unaffect-
ed perfamance and, as perfa-
mances go, he steals the movie.
The rest of the characterizations
are well above average fa this
kind of fare (Dreyfuss' espe-
An added treat fa film buffs
is the casting of brilliant French
directa Francois Truffaut in his
first movie role as international
UFO expert Claude Lacombe.
Spielberg's tribute to the great
directa turns out to be a good
choice fa the part and Truffaut
gives the film an exaic flava
with his French.
However, the majaity of the
time the cast is asked .simply to
stand transfixed, eyes wide, and
mouths agape. At one pant
during the final twenty minutes of
second to look around me and saw
people who were mae realistic-
ally in awe than their ai-screen
The television industry is ever
expanding and video disks are
just around the oaner. If theatre
chains are to survive the boom
mae movies like CLOSE EN-
COUNTERS are a must. Hats off
to Steve Spielberg. He has taken
the carnival atmosphere out of the
amusement parks and brought it
back to the movife house where it
B�rated 'Sweater Girls' is yet another look at 'the nifty fifties'
Staff Writer
Greenville movie viewers are
now trapped in a post-Christmas
lull, as far as quality movies are
oonoerned. After picking through
the re-released and month old
films currently showing in area
theatres, the only new release is
"Sweater Girls yet anaher look
at "the nifty fifties
The Tom and Jerry cartoon
classic, "Jerry, Jerry. Quite
Contrary which precedes the
movie is the mae highly com-
mendable of the two features.
The ha jazz soundtrack and
twisting irony of the finale make
this shat a must fa animatiai
And now, the movie. Vintage
newsreels introduce the film, as
Princess Grace of Monaco and Pat
Nixon trail aaoss the silver
saeen to the title tune of
"Sweater Girls sung in a
parody of the fifties falsetto.
The remainder of the film is
classic comic material-a bunch of
high school bucks trying to get
laid, a bunch of high school chicks
trying to save it fa marriage, las
of beer drinking and car racing,
and a cop who gets caught in
the middle. Good material, yes,
but the comedy just doesn't oome
The focal point of the film
seems to be the antique bra
collection, lavishly displayed as
the girls of the "Sweater Club"
(a kind of Future Old Maids of
America) change into a different
oolaed sweater every 15 minutes.
Big zip on the tit illation scale.
However, the movie does have
some memaable lines, such as:
"There isn't a Pontiac made that
can beat a V-8 Fad a "You're
what they call Continental; Rus-
sian hands and Roman fingers
and of course, the ever-popular,
It's what's up front that
The characterizations in the
film are hackneyed to the point of
being onerous. Meegan King, as
Kenny, and Harry Moses, as
Pete, engage in shallow imita-
tions of Bogart and Redfad fa
the duration, but Michael Good-
row, as Geage, contributes to a
contrastingly decent depiction of
a drunk. The most laudable
perfamance is that of the old lady
in the two-tone ooupe.
"Sweater Girls rated R, is
now showing at the Park Theatm

Page 8 FOUNTAINHEAD 31 January 1978
Ladd, Weeks to perform
senior recital programs
Pianist Duke Ladd. of Wil-
mington and hornist Elizabeth
Weeks of Chesapeake, Va
senior students in the East
Carolina University School of
Music, will perform recitals this
In a recital tonight scheduled
to begin at 8:15 p.m Duke Ladd
will perform Mozart's Piano
Rondo in D Major, K. 485;
Schumann's "Arabeske Opus
18; the Prokofieff "Visions Fugi-
tives" and his own arrangement
of "My Funny Valentine" by
Rodgersand Hart.
Ladd, a student of Henry
Doskey of the ECU keyboard
faculty, is a candidate for the
Bachelor of Music degree in
music therapy. He is the son of
M.D. Ladd of 319 North 27thSt
Elizabeth Week's recital pro-
gram, scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 2, will include "En foret fa
Han and Piano" by Eugene
Bozza; "Reveries fa Han and
Piano Opus 24, by Alexander
Glauzunov; and the third move-
ment of the Gliere Concerto fa
Han, Opus 91.
She will be featured in con-
positions fa brass quintet by
Weelkes, Frankenpohl and
A student of James Parnell of
the ECU brass faculty, Miss
Weeks is a candidate fa the
Bachela of Music Education
degree. Her parents are Mr. and
Mrs. T.S. Weeks of 2605 Smith-
son Drive, Chesapeake, Va.
Both recitals are set fa the
A.J. Fletcher Music Center Reci-
tal Hall and are free and open to
the public.
located behind THE ATTIC
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vocals and guitar
Fri Open House
(entertainment pending)
Two fine female
Sun Open House �$?
Tuesday Jan. 31
Schedule of events Jan. 31 - Feb. 6
Sunday, Feb. 5
Travel-Adventure Film: Trea-
sures of Italy, MSC Theatre 8:00
Duke Ladd, Senia Piano Recital,
Fletcher Recital Hall, 8:15 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 1
Special Film: Cries and Whis-
pers, MSC Theatre, 8.00 p.m.
Thursday, feb. 2
Coffee House: Mendenhall Stu-
dent Center, 900 p.m Elizabeth
Weeks, Senia Han Recital,
Fletcher Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, eb. 3
Movie: All the President's Men,
MSC Theatre, 5:30, 7:50 & 10:10
p.m Last Day to Register fa
Crafts Wakshops; Coffee House,
Mendenhall Student Center, 9.O0
Art Exhibition: Contemporary
European Prints, Mendenhall
Gallery, thru Feb. 18
Monday, Feb. b
Virgil Fox, aganist, with David
Snyder's Revelatioi Lights,
Aright Auditaium, 8.00 p.m.
Bergman film 'Cries and Whispers'
to be shown Wednesday at Mendenh
Cries and Whispers, a film by
Ingmar Bergman, will be shown
in the Mendenhall Student Center
Theatre this Wednesday evening
at 8 p.m.
The film is a beautifully
phaographed and acted drama
about the lives of a dying woman,
her sisters, and a servant girl.
Bergman confronts the depths of
the feminine psyche and the
realities of the human conditioi
with a shattering intensity that
only he can aeate.
Cries and Whispers probes
and dissects the lives of these
women with sensitivity and skill,
exposing all their passions, anxie-
ties, frustrations, and insecuri-
Of Cries and Whispers, Vin-
cent Canby of the New York
Times writes: "It stands alone
and reduces almost everything
else you are likely to see to the
size of a small cinder
Not unlike the Swedish-born
directo's previous woks (The
Seventh Seal; Wild Strawberries),
the film suggests that Swedish
characters still feel the same
guilt, the same need fa ataie-
ment through suffering as their
cinematic foebearers of 25 years
The 68 year-dd Bergman is
Sweden's most eloquent and
prolific filmmaker with over faty
films to his credit.
Frances Blaisdell will give flute clinic Feb. 6
C. G. Conn, Ltd. makers of
Artley Flutes, is sponsaing a
flute clinicmaster class with
Flutist Frances Blaisdell Feb. 6 at
East Carolina University's School
of Music.
Teachers who would like to
register their students fa parti-
cipation in the master class
should write Beatrice Chauncey
at the ECU School of Music,
Floyd G. Robinson Offers
A Large Group of
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A graduate of Juilhard, flutist
Blaisdell was the first woman to
play in the wind section of the
New Yak Philharmaiic. She has
also been first flutist with the
New Yak City Ballet and has
appeared as solost with the
Philharmonic and the Radio City
Music Hall Orchestra.
Time will be allotted to the
playing of college-level flute
studentsfrom 2 to3:30 p.m and
to the playing of high school
students from 3:3; to 5 p.m.
The entire clinic is open to all
interested students and teachers
at no charge.
Further infamatioi by tele-
phoie is available at 757-6851.
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31 January 1978 FOUNTAINHEAD Page 9
MSC presents Virgil Fox : organ and lights
Assistant Trends Editor
Virgil Fox, World renowned
xganist, will appear in concert on
Monday, Feb. 6, in Wright
Auditorium at 8 p.m. Fox,
considered to be "the greatest
living interpreter of Bach's organ
music" will be joined by David
Snyder and his "Revelation
Lights the world's first classical
music light show.
David Snyder projects his
light show from a giant console on
stage, and through his use of
prisms, lenses, and lamps, he
adds a completely unique dimen-
sion to the interpretation of Bach.
THE MUSIC OF Virgil Fox is illuminated by David Snyder and his
'Revelation Lights Tickets on sale now for the Feb. 6
best seller list
1. All Things Wise and Wonder-
ful By James Hernot
2. The Complete Book of Running
By James F. Fixx
3. The Amltyville Horror By Jay
4. Looking out for Number One by
Robert J. Ringer
5. The Second Ring of Power By
Carlos Castaneda
1. The Si I mar il lion By J.R.R.
2. The Thorn Birds By Colleen
3. The Honourable Schoolboy By
John Le Carre
4. Illusions By Richard Bach
5. The Black Marble By Joseph
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Pirates host ODU
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 730 p.m MingesColiseum, Greenville, N.C.
East Carolina: 4-12 (2-4 at home)
CMd Dominion: 7-10 (3-4 on the road)
Series Reooru. 10-3, Old Dominion
Last Game: 1976-77 at Old Dominion with Monarch? winning 87-78
Common Opponents This Year: Georgia Southern 85 East Carolina 86
Georgia Southern 112 Old Dominion 104
Second Meeting This Year: Tuesday, Feb. 14, at Old Dominion (at the
Scope), 8.00
Probable Starters:
G-Walter Moseley, 6-2, Fr, 5-1 ppg G-Reese Neyland, 6-3, Sr, 11.2 ppg
G-Oiver Mack, 6-3, Jr, 26.1 ppg G-Tony Conrad, 6-0, Jr, 10.0 ppg
C-Greg Cornelius, 6-9, Jr, 8.5 ppg C-Larry Orton, 6-8, Jr, 8.0 ppg
F-Herb Krusen, 6-5, Soph, 17.2
F-Herb Krusen, 6-5, So, 17.2ppg F-Bobby Haithoock, 64, So, 5.3
F-Bernard Hill, 6-6, Fr, 6.8 ppg F-Tony Ellis, 6-7, Jr, 4.5 ppg
Both guard Richie Wright (15.3) and forward Ronnie Valentine
(23.7) are back working with the Old Dominion team. Wright played in
the VMI game on Wednesday night, while Valentine is out indefinitely
as for game action. Valentine could be back in action at anytime.
About Old Dominion University: "Paul Webb has proven himself as a
coach with his record. They are back on the winning note after some
personnel problems. It's fortunate for us that this game is home after
going to Duke on Saturday. We've got to be pleased to be back home
About the Pirate Team: "I thought we played belter ball in the loss to
UT-Chattanooga than in the win at Georgia Southern. I think it is a
mark of an improving team to not play as well as it can and still win on
the road. Our press is becoming more and more effective. That's just
experience. I don't really feel we're a 4-11 team, nor does the team.
We've just got to learn to win all the close ones and not just some of
Noting the Pirates
Junior all-America candidate Oliver Mack is seventh in the latest
NCAA statistics fa individual scoring. Mack's average was 26.8 points
per game at the time of the rankings, while his average has dropped to
26.1 at the present time. The drop came after a subpar game against
Georgia Southern in which Mack scored but 16 points while playing
with the flu.
While the Georgia Southern game was not one of Mack's best
games, the UT-Chattanooga game certainly was. The Queens, N.Y
native ripped the nets for 41 points in Chattanooga, missing the school
txxing mark of 42 by one point. That record was set during the 1969-70
jason by Jim Modlm of Jamestown. N.C. The fieldhouse record at
Chattanooga s MaClelland Gym is also 42 points.
Sophomore forward Herb Krusen has connected on 37 of 38 free
throws thus far this year, ranking him number one in the nation with
97.4. The NCAA statistics did not reflect that this week; however, as
Krusen was listed by the NCAA as having played in all games to date.
But Krusen did not play in the season opener at Indiana. Thus, when
computing percentages Krusen did not show up in the NCAA statistics
for lack of free throw attempts. But when figured on his actual games
played to date, he does qualify and does lead the nation. Krusen has a
streak of 26 consecutive free throws made, dating back to Dec. 17,
when he missed the second shot of a two-shot free throw attempt.
"There's three reasons for Herb's great shooting said coach Larry
Gillman. "One, he's an excellent shooter to begin with. Two, I think he
feels I now have confidence in him as a player. And three, our amount
of time spent in practice each day shooting free throws, 20-30 minutes
per session, has helped The string comes as no surprise, as Krusen
hit 43 consecutive free throws at one point during his senior year in
high school at Northwood High. He also finished the year hitting
109-117 for an amazing percentage of 96.
Junior oenter Greg Cornelius has played his finest collegiate
basketball ever over the last five games, two in particular. Against both
UNG-Asheville and Georgia Southern, Cornelius had 15 rebounds, his
career high. He scored a season high 19 points against Georgia
Southern. Over the last three games, Cornelius has hit 13 of 20 from
the floor (65) and 15 of 24 from the line (62.5).
Freshman guard Walter Moseley tied the school single game assist
record vs UT-Chattanooga with 13 assists. The record is now jointly
held with Ernie Pope from the Appalachian State game in 1972-73.
Duke dr
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Assistant Sports Editor
Duke University's Eugene
Banks, and Jim Spanarkel spark-
ed a second half surge that lifted
the Blue Devils past the Pirate's
men's basketball team 104-82
Saturday night at Cameron Indoor
Stadium in Durham.
The score didn't dearly indi-
cate the closeness of the game
however, as the Duke fans
WA LTER MOSELY WQRKS the fast break Photo by Pete PoOeszwa)
Photo by Pete Podeszwa)
sweated through a first half that
saw the Pirates outplay the home
team and actually lead fa most of
the period.
Herb Gray started the game
off with a bang as the sophomae
pumped in eight of the teams first
13pointsenroutetoa13-10 lead.
The Pirates moved the ball
inside oonsistantly at the outset
and with 11 59 left in the firsfhalf
Greg Cornelius muscled
layup to put the Bucs up t?y"Htoe
Duke captain Jim Spanarkel
then took matters into his own
hands and soaed nine straight
points to Oliver Mack's four to
put the Devils within four at
With 6.01 remaining in the
haJT freshman Eugene Banks
finally edged the Devils ahead
30-28 only to have Gray, Walter
Mosely, and Herb Krusen hit
back to back shots to put the Bucs
back on top 34-32.
At this point Duke coach Bill
Foster substituted four fresh
players into the Blue Devil
line-up. The quickness was too
much fa the tired Pirates and
the Durham Quintet stretched
out to a 41-36 lead with 201 left.
A three point play by Herb
Gra) and buckets by Krusen,
Mack, and Roger Carr pulled the
Pirates within two at 47-45 with
17 seconds to go and Duke's
Banks added two free throws to
end the half at 49-45.
The Pirates shot 64.3 fa the
first half but lost 13 tries via
turnovers as compared to only 4
fa Duke. The Bucs hit on 18 of 28
while Duke hit 19 of 39, taking
eleven mae shots because of
In the aitical second half the
Pirates held to within four at
57-53 with 1658 left in,the game
when Eugene Banks showed why
he was so highly recruited from
High School. Banks soaed five
straight baskets to put his team
up 67-55 and send some sighs of
relief through the crowd of over
The Blue Devils led by as
many as 19 pts. With 6:15 to go
when Kyle Power entered the
game to soae six ponts which
along with a layup by Mack and
two free throws by Gray pulled
East Carolina within 13 with 330
left in the game.
The Duke coach went to a
semi-stall to cut the time to 1 30
when the Pirate subs entered and
watched the Blue Devils soae 10
of the last 12 points to make the
final 104-82.
The Pirates played without the
services of fa ward Bernard Hill
due to illness while center Mike
Gminski was injured fa Duke.
Oliver Mack led East Carolina
scaing with 22 points, Herb Gray
added 19 and Krusen 10. Jim
Spanarkel soaed 31 points and
Eugene Banks flew through the
air like a baboon adding 28.
Coach Larry Gillman will try to
regroup his team against a quick
Old Dominion team which visit6
Minges tonight

31 January 1978 FOUNTAINHEAD Page 11
Pirates finish strong at Pitt Relays
Coming off its strongest finish
ever in the Pitt Invitational, the
East Carolina University indoor
track team appears set for this
Saturday'sVMl Relays in Lexing-
ton, Va.
"You just don't get one like
the Pitt Invitational very often
said head coach Bill Carson. "It
was an outstanding meet for us
Carson was referring to the
fact that 12 of his 13 Pirates in the
meet placed, with four firsts, Xouf.
seconds and three thirds The:
Pirates collected more fiSUarid;
second place finishes tjjan any'
other school in the meat.
Such a strong showing oomes
at the right time as East Carolina
will faoe a stiff field in Lexington.
"This year's VMI Relays will
be better than in the past due to a
lack of other meets this week-
end said Carson. "N.C. State,
North Carolina, Norfolk State and
others will be there this year. I
expect this to be a super meet
"I think the mile relay should
be the feature event. N.C. State,
VMI and our team should make it
shape up to be a super race.
Believe me, we can be beaten by
both teams. We have a better
time than State in the mile relay
this year and we've beaten VMI
already. But the matchups will be
In addition to the mile relay,
the Pirates are hoping for strong
showings in the 880 relay, spring
medley relay and distance medley
relay. In ether events, strong
finishes should oome in the
60-dash, the high hurdles, the
triple jump and the high jump.
"Marvin Rankins should be
favored in the hurdles noted
Carson, while Scott for VPI will be
slightly favored over Otis Melvin
and Calvin Alston in the 60.
Herman Mdntyre and George
Jackson should be favored in the
triple jump, and Curt Dowdy
loves to high jump at VMI
The triple jump oould oome
down to a battle between the two
ECU jumpers and Maloolm
Grimes of VMI. Grimes is out-
standing with one jump of 51' in
The Pitt at Lexington. There
oould well be four jumps of 50' or
more in this meet, and that is
highly unusual.
Dowdy likes VMI's Pitt, pri-
marily due to the 610" high
jump he had there earlier this
year in setting a new East
Carolina school record.
While the Pirates will not put
great emphasis on the 440 relay
this year, the ECU dub does hold
the meet record in the event with
a :43.2 last year. In addition to
winning the 440, the Pirates are
also defending champs in the 880
One different bit of strategy is
planned by the Pirates' Bill
Carson. The distance medley will
be emphasized, while the two
mile relay will not.
We hope to run strong in the
distance medley to prove we are
not as weak here as most think
we are said Carson. "In doing
so, we will have to sacrifice some
in the two-mile relay
Team scoring was not kept,
but had it been, the East Carolina
team would have blitzed the field
in the Pitt Invitational. With its
strongest pladng there ever, the
Pirates had four first, four
seconds and three thirds. Twelve
of 13 Pirates in the meet placed.
No other school had more than
three firsts or seconds.
George Jackson, junior triple
jumper from Wilmington, was
named the Outstanding Field
Events Performer at the Pitt
Invitational. The award was
based on his jump of 50W,
best for East Carolina this year.
Only four times has 50' been
topped in the Pitt Fieldhouse for
track. Herman Mdntyre of East
Carolina did it last year and won
the �Outstanding Field Events
Performer, while two Maryland
jumpers have also recorded such
Calvin Alston, junior sprinter
from Henderson, set a new school
record in the 440 in the Pitt
Invitational, with a time of :49.6.
the old mark was held by Calvin
as well, 50.0 last year.
Otis Melvin had his best
sprint ever said Bill Carson,
following the Fayetteville sopho-
more s 5.4 in the 50 dash at the
Pitt Invitational. "The amazing
thing is that the leader to the tape
had a false start that he got away
with, then Otis caught him in the
50. That's not much distance to
makeup three steps
Virginia Beach, Va fresh-
man Ray McDaniels had his best
day in the 1,000 with a 2.14.0 at
the Pitt Invitational. "Ray ran an
outstanding race against a Ken-
yaian from Allegany Junior Col-
lege said Carson. "He ran him
to the line but finished second
While the weather may have
stopped some teams and some
athletic events last weekend, it
didn't stop the Pirate track team.
"We left about 10.15 Thursday
morning and drove all night,
getting to Pittsburgh around 8:30
the next morning explained
coach Carson. "It was around 14
degrees up there when we got in.
I think to have traveled as we did
as long as we did with so little
rest, that the performance we had
was even more outstanding
This weekend's trip to Lexington
will seem no more than a trip
across town after last weekend.
Pitt Invitational Results for East
Triple Jump: George Jackson- 50'
34first place; Herman Mdn-
tyre-48 11 W -third place
440 Yard Pun: Calvin Alston-
:49.6�first place (school record);
Terry Perry- 50.0
50 Yard Dash: Otis Melvin-
5.4�first place; Donnie Mack-
5.4�third place (judges dedsion)
Mile Relay: (Terry Perry, Otis
Melvin, James Fields, Calvin
Alston)- 321.5�first place
1,000 Yard Run: Ray McDaniels-
214.0-seoond place
880 Yard Run: Tim Jones-
1 57.70-seoond place
50 Yard High Hurdles: Marvin
Rankins- 6.2�second place
600 Yard Run: Ben Duckenf ield-
113.6-second place
High Jump: Curt Dowdy- 6'6
seoond place
Long jump: George Jackson-
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Page 12 FOUNTAINHEAD 31 January 1978
Pirate gym team crushes Winthr
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Very few t i mes do ooaches and
athletes have time to savor big
victories. But in the case of East
Carolina University's women's
gymnastics team, that is the
present situation.
The Lady Pirates blitzed Win-
throp College last Saturday 91.1-
49.7, without the services of the
top two gymnasts. And now, the
Lady Pirates face a span of two
and one-half weeks without com-
"It's not really good to have
such a long break said Coach
Stevie Chepko but there was no
way to avoid it.
"But in a way, it could very
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time off, we're going to be
waking on adding new tricks to
our routines. Usually, one can't
do that during the season, but we
have that chance
Fa Mary Hubbard and Susan
McKnight, the Lady Pirate stars
as freshmen, it could well mean
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more points each time out. Both
girlsare scaing high sevens now
in hitting their current tricks. The
only way to up those scaes is
through mae difficult tricks.
"Both Mary and Susan could
be scaing one-half to one full
point mae with added tricks
explained Chepko. "They are
both solid in their current rou-
tines, so with new tricks scaes
could go to 8.0-8.5, which is very
Against Winthrop, both Hub-
bard and McKnight perfamed
oily in exh bition, getting scaes
of 33.6 and 30.6, respectively.
This is the second time both girls
have scaed the necessary 30 a
mae points in four meets during
the year fa qualifying.
Without the big stars, fresh-
man Joan Hardy pumped scaes
into the sevens, while sophomae
team captain Dcnna Pendlay had
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