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VOL. 2 NO. 13 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA May 7, 1975
Halyard Student gov't budget is2800
Halyard S ggi
Digest SGA to form later this month
u By DREW BRUNSON paid. The vice-president is being
lfpus STEPHEN W. HOLLAND paid for Work on campus but he's
working in the Student Activities
eve t The Student Government office, and the secretary is also
events Association of JUNF, now in an being paid but she's being paid
interim period of implementation. out of OPS money out of the
is expected to take office in late Student Activities Office."
UNF Venture Theatre, May according to Dean Darwin The SGA President, according
The Trojan Women. May Coy. to Coy, "is being paid...out of
monies from A&S funds." A&S
9-10, 16-17. UNF Campus. They are now operating on a funds are the Activity and Service
UNF Art Festival, Ma $2800 budget -- $1400 for fee monies which are taken out of
SUNF Art Festival, May operating expenses, $600 for a tuition fees.
typewriter and $800 for salaries. "We really feel that the
SBlack Student Union This budget is for the time decision whether to pay or not is
sponsored concert. featur- between now and the beginning the decision to be made by the ,
sponsored concert. featur- of the next fiscal year. Studet Govearn eni it Asis "e
ingJack Ross and Woody of the next fiscal year. Student Government Associa-
Bowels, 11:50 a.m. 1:20 tion," said Coy.
p.m., Bldg. 9 Aud., May When asked about his "But in the interim because the
20. expectations for the new SGA Coy president is putting in all sorts of ters K o r t6in a Dtvtit 0. Coy
stated that it was really to early to hours of time and traveling...it isif you go into a work off the amount of hours
tell. "I really don't know what realistic to pay her something for ,.anywhere though if you go into a work off the amount of hours the
their tak" Whe n asked about the Child perhaps not as cheap as having
Care Center Coysaid that the $.75 your neighbor next door watch The reason that the center was
e turealcare was decided out for your children, not begun on either of these two
aCo further added, "I really child care charge was de concepts says Coy."We wanted
fuhope that they to enable the center to 'break We have looked into the concepts says Coy. "We wanted
hope that they do something even to start the center off on as sound
constructive." even sliding scale concept and it may to start the center off on as sound
UNF was forced to But, when questioned about be very feasible. Initially we a footage as we could."
negotiate it's contract with When asked about salaries for the possibility of the $.75charge didn't opt to go that way because "After it demonstrates it can
Eastern Food Service after the Student Government Coy being too high for some people to we wanted to see what the center operate at this level then we can
Eastern served a 90 day stated, "Currently the officers afford Coy said. "We recognize is capable of doing." see how much we can squeeze out
notice on UNF. Details are are being paid. One officer is that S.75 is really a burden, it is The other thing is to have of it in terms of lowering the
available on Page 2. being paid, the President is being about as cheap as the going rate mothers work in the center to costs."
Former "Policeman of
the Year" Martin Garris is
The text of UN E
vice-president Roy Las- See the full text of Lassiter's
sister .s statement to the -- ps n
Florida legislature is avail- statement on Page 3 of this issue. University must attempt to serve
able on Page 3. as many as 19 percent more
By DREW BRUNSON students in 1975-76-with no more,
UNF archers to travel to Managing Editor were available in 1974-75."
national tournament, an art "The only thing that we can see
festival on the UNF campus "The only thing that we can see
and the formation of a UNF is a substantial deterioration of
bowling league can all be : the quality of service to our Lassiter said that "I indicated
read about on page 8 of this students. We do not see how we some of the human costs involved
issue of the Halyard. can continue to provide high in bringing one of these
quality service." said UNF institutions on the line."
Vice-President Roy Lassiter last
and view s Speaking before members of
local media, Lassiter said that the He said that at UNF there are
several professors who are under
Florida State University System doctor's orders not to work as
faces a severe crisis because of hard as they have been. But, he
Do people really want the actions of the state hard "Ias they hadn'tv e been. But, he
freedom? Are they content legislature. said "f they hadn't done it, we
to have their decisions "Because of enrollment growth would not be at the stage of
made for them? Halyard and inflation, the 'hold-the-line' development we are at.
Production Manager Doug budget under consideration by
Shaver examines these the Florida Legislature is in fact a
questions, Page 7. reduced budget which will The Governor's recommended
severely damage the quality and budget for the State University
The gripping effects of quantity of educational offerings System was $235 million however
economic hard times is at UNF... the Board of Regents has
starting to weigh more requested a budget of $289
heavily on education now "The Legislature authorized million. The House Appropria-
than it has in the recent UNF and placed it in Jacksonville tons Committee has recommend-
past. Halyard Editorial to serve this region. The budget ed a budget of 5250 million.
Page Editor Frank Stanfield under consideration does not
takes a look at what's in provide the necessary funds to The B.O.R. has stated that the
store for U.S. Colleges, )GET DATA carry out that mandate," he minimum required budge' for the
Page 7. added. State universities is approxi-
mately S261 million, which is S26
The paternalistic atti- a, Lassiter appeared last week million more than the Governors
tudes of some legislators is before a subcommittee of the recommendations.
hurting the university Senate Education Committee
system more than the ailing '""" where he presented a statement The extra $26 million is
economy is. At least that's concerning the budget proposals expected to be split evenly
the view of Halyard for UNF and the University between tuition fee increases and
Managing Editor Drew System. increases in revenue from the
Brunson, Page 6. VICE-PRESIDENT ROY LASSITER state.
In that statement Lassiter said
Spoke at recent press conference held on the UNF campus that "...it appears that the Catimed p 2
Page 2 May 7, 1975 THE HALYARD
C0MPARATIVE' BUDfGET flATA FOR STATE
ScUNIVERSITY SYSTEM Ou FLORIDA AND
jNIVERH3IY'op NORTH FLCRI6A
te == =s Q t te University University of
C ttiad from l g System North Florida
Lassiter stated that UNF may (In Millons (In lion
be the only university out of nine
Free will debated today that will beable to increase Oentral Appropriations $241.6 $8.71
Free will debated o y eWnrollments. "We faced up to the 1974-75
question 'should we limit Budt te Reduion 239.6
Drs. Robert Loftin and Jack Hartje will conduct a debate today at enrollments'.. .and concluded that t Reduction 239.6 8.7
noon at the Greek amphitheater next to the library on the subject of we should not." 1974-75
free will and determinism. Loftin is an associate professor of L.R. ener Requet -. 289.610
philosophy. Hartje is with the department of psychology and a Lassiter stated that he was not '1975-76
specialist in behaviorist psychology. trying to get funds taken away
from other areas of the state Bovernor 's Recommendation 235.2 8.12*
DeLue to deliver paper budget but was. instead asking 1975-76
for a reappraisal of the needs of house Appropriations 250.6 8.60*
Dr. Steven M. DeLue, department of political sciefice, will deliver the State University System and omittee Recommndations -
a paper at the Florida Political Science Association Convention on the individual universities. 1975-76
'May 17. The paper he will read is entitled, "Zen Motorcycle "I think that at this point in and am
Maintenance and the Shape of Contemporary Political Ideology",, time it would be a great disservice Com ie Resamendation -
to the citizens of this region and a 1975-76
LNF jon emt pm setback for the economy of this tt
UNF ons e region if the quality and quantity *tate B ie and
UNF will participate in this year's Summer Employment program of our educational offerings and fio Or :? Acdemtc Affice and
of the City Manpower Division and the Neighborhood Youth Corps. service to the community were to April 30, 1975 A
Departments needing summer help or wanting information about deteriorate at the time; the very
the program may call Ken Johnson or Betty Yerrington at 2740 or time, that the payoffs were
2741. beginning to be realized."
Sawmill Slough gives award n n titn
on food service atios
The Sawmill Slough Conservation Club has selected Jacksonville
Journal staff writer Reg Crowder to receive the club's first
"Environmentalist of the Year" award. Sawmill Slough president
Belva Ogier said Crowder was selected for his efforts to inform the E al
public of; "critical environmental issues facing Jacksonville,
northeast Florida, the state and the nation." By DOUG SHAVER expenses, and waive its percen- ty sent out bid invitations on
Production Manager tage of gross profits for one year. December 13 and scheduled a
ihori lishes o artile UNF was forced to negotiate its Responding to allegations that companies, to be held in early
An article by Satya S. Pachori, department of language and present contract with Eastern university officials might have January.
literature, will appear in the spring issue of "Kyushu American Food Services, Inc. after that rigged the bidding to favor
Literature, edited by the Kyushu American Literature Society, company submitted an unaccep- Eastern, two "Halyard" report- REPRESENTATIVES FROM
Kyushu University, Japan. table bid to conduct the ers, assisted by accounting several companies attended the
The article, "Emerson and Slavery," discusses the American university's food services opera- student Bill Ely, examined the conference. University officials
essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson's activities as an abolitionist tons school's files onthe bids and explained the school's needs in
Contract negotiations. detail and gave the representa-
Director of Administrative tives a tour of the cafeteria and
Math couse of d Services Ward Hancock explained HANCOCK WAS also asked to Boathouse.
A course to review basic arithmetic, algebra, geometry problems that there was not enough time to explain the procedure followed to
in areas and volumes iequalities, business mathematics and solicit new bids because of a time solicit bids and to tell why new Hancock explained that such a
graph interpretation will be offeredby the Division of Continuing limit created by Eastern's bids were not let out after it was conference is a necessary part of
grEdh intation wand Com nity service, beg Divisioiiny cancellation notice given the decided that Eastern's was bidding procedures. He said that
Education and Community Services, beginning Wednesday, May 7. university last November. unacceptable the time it takes to secure bids
V university last November. unacceptable. the time it takes to secure bids
t 15 p wi through. June1,-from 6:15 -n -must take this into accounts
s815 pe.m. egistrath&wll be r allowed at tonight's meeting if EASTERN GAVE UNF a The previous contract was to He added that the company
will be held in Bldg. 10, Room 2425. 90-day notice, cancelling the have run for five years with each representatives had explained
contract effective March 1 this party having a renewal option some of their objections to the
Chales pert lectures year. The company said they had each year in August. There was a UNF operation during this
lost more than $21,000 during the provision allowing the company to conference. Among them were
Associate art professor Charles Charles will present an previous year. cancel at any othertime by giving the 41/2-day week and low sales
invitational oneman show this month at Coker College, Hartsville, te university a 90-day notice.: volume. Another problem was the
South Carolina. The works to be featured were created under a In order to renew the contract, requirement that the companies
research work-release grant awarded by UNF last summer. the university had to assume Last fall Eastern gave UNF a provide their own equipment.
Charles will display his works in Jacksonville at a slide-lecture garbage, sewage and utility cancellation notice. The universi-
presentation concerning the aesthetics of his painting process. The Cial pa 8
lecture is to be given before the 700-member Art League of ..
Jacksonville, Thursday May 8, at 8:00 p.m. in the Blue Cross-Blue 1
Opera concert to be presented h COp c Os e
Voice students in William Brown's opera workshop class will give
a concert in the library TV lounge May 24 at 8:00 p.m. Performances Martin P Garris is the new the University of Georga, League, and is a past vice
will include scenes from Mozart's "Magic Flute" and "Marriage of Martin P. Garrisithe new the University of ,Georgia, League, and is a past vice
wi incgaro scene' rom ars rm "Ma gic FluMte" and "Marriagetion of director of the UNF police Samfod University, the Universi president of the Fraternal Order
Figaro, Bizt's Carmen" and Monteverdi's "Coronation department. He assumed the post ty of Tampa, Edward Waters of Police.
Poppea." Monday, May 5. .CollgeTWJd JacksoMille Unip- er
Tomlinson elected to board sity. ie also attended Jack9sn-
W liam electednto board a Garris was formerly command- ville's Luther Rice Seminary and He joined the police depart-
Dr. William H. Tomlinson, department of management and ing. officer of the Community is a licensed Baptist minister,- ment's patrol division in 1960. He
marketing, has been elected to the board of directors, Jacksonville Relations Division of the has been an instructor for the
Chapter of the American Society for Personnel Administration. Jacksonille Sheriff's Office. Jacksonville Criminal Justice
ick \Jar graduated from Florida Junior He was voted "Poliioem(antf Training Center in the areas of
Orrik press of. Volunteer Jax College at Jacksonville with a the Year" ld '19 e lie police community relations;
Dean of University Advancement Geore Coic degree in criminal justice Jacksonville Insurors Association police and minority groups, and
Dean of Universit Advancement George Corrick has .been education. He is now enrolled in- and in 1972 ti, the Westide intergroup and interpersonal
elected presidntmenoluntr Jacsonville, a local United Way UNF's criminology program. Optimist Club. Garris is also on relations. He has also served on -
agency -coordiating recruitment, referral -and placement .of -. :.... ,- ,. ,, the' ,boards of directors of the the oral review board which
volunteers in-more than 100 comm t and service, programs. Oarris has attended police : Pam venue Exceptional Child assists in the selection:of:new
Corric has seforved as a director .and ;vice presi nin the community relations seminars at Center and the Police Athletic policies applicants.
organization for the past two years.
Planned parenthood plans book s care center taking customers
Planned Parenthood of Northeast Florida, Inc. will hold its second
semi-annual Used Book and Record Sale on May 16 and 17 at the By FRANK E. STANFIELD The 530,000 facility will begin expected to be from 2 to 5 year
First Presbyterian Church, Ocean and Monroe St. Items will be on Editorial PageEdit.or its pilot program by taking only 20 old.
sale from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday and 9:00 a.m. until noon children per hour, and during According to Dean of Students
on Saturday. UNF's day care center is now limited operating hours at first. Dr. Darwin O. Coy the center is
*_ m r taking applications for the According to Everett Malcolm, a self-sustaining operation which
Library sets open meet on policieS center's pilot program which the center's director Everett will charge 75 cents per hour for
begins on May 19: Malcolm, no applications will be its services.
The Library staff invites the university community to an open .taken after May 12, and persons
meeting in the Library Lobby on Tuesday, May 20, at noon. The interested in using the facility as An open house is scheduled for
purpose of this meeting is to give interested persons the chance to The announcement comes after lates as this summer should May 15 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.
comment upon library policies and operations. Several members of over two years of waiting for the register now.
the staff representing major areas of the Library will be present to center to come into existence. During the pilot program, the
answer questions. State admininistrative conplica- 'The center is designed to center will be open from 8:30 a.m.
tions in Tallahassee have delayed accommodate toilet-trained tod- to 1:30 p.m., Monday, Wednes-
the center's construction since dlers to 12 years old, although the day and Friday, and 9:00 a.m. to
_. ..._ .... __ the university opened ..largest number- of children is noon, Tuesday and Thursday.
THE HALYARD. May 7, 1975 Page 3
Should news media give their names?
Rape forum discusses victims rights
By DOUG SHAVER to question the panelists. The Shevin also told the audience, editor of Jacksonville's Channel Fredrickson cemented that his
Production Manager forum was held in the "I myself felt the Supreme 12, WTLV. He said his station has company reserved the right to
Jacksonville City Council Court's decision was not a good adopted a policy of not publicizing make exceptions to their policy in
Dr. Chris Rasche of the UNF chambers in City Hall. one. rape victims' names, and highly unusual circumstances.
department of sociology mode- explained, "While we must insist The other panelists were John
rated a two-hour public forum last The panel included Florida One panelist who agreed was on court protection of media May of the state Division of'
Wednesday night on the conflict Attorney General Robert Shevin, homicide detective Jerry Parker rights, we also must respect Family Services' Child Abuse
between rape victims' rights to who explained that the court's of the Jacksonville Sheriff's individuals' rights." Registry and Ellen Spangler,
privacy and the news media's decision "addressed itself to the Office. He said, "The Sheriff's founder of the Rape Crisis
First Amendment rights, issue of 'whether the state may Office wasn't extremely happy The print media were repre- Center. June Fletcher, chair-
The first hour of the forum was impose sanctions on the accurate with the decision because we seated by A.A.' Fredrickson, person of the Mayor's Advisory
devoted to a panel discussion publication of the name of the were afraid it would be a assistant executive editor of the Commission on the Status of
which concentrated on a recent rape victim obtained from public deterrent to reporting the Florida Times-Union and Jack- Women, made the introductory
U.S. Supreme Court decision records .' crimes. sonville Journal. He said these remarks.
giving news media the right to "Justice Byron R. White went a NF newspapers would maintain other Rasche is a member of the
publish the names of rape victims on to state that by placing the e a oly whh they had followed Mayor's Advisory Commission
when the names are available information in the. court record helping set up a sexual battery before the court's decision, of not and a board member of the Rape
from public records, such as court the state must be presumed to team wi thin the homocie publishing nams of vctms of Crisis Center.
documents have concluded that the public division of the Sheriff's Office. sexual assaults. The forum was televised on
documents, have concluded' that the public The forum was televised on
During the second hour interest was thereby being Representing the broadcast "However, the judgement has Jacksonville's public television
audience members were allowed sifrv".". ...'* media was Howard Kelly, news to be ours," he added. station, WJCT-Channel 7.
Text fLa sister's statement
Prospects of a 19 per cent Lassiter said that UNF is Describing the limited flexi- In addition, Lassiter explained, Reubin Askew to provide the
increase in fall enrollment and a limited in its possible responses ability of UNF to adjust to funding UNF is bound at least morally to state universities' -- including
10-12 per cent inflation rate to potential funding cutbacks. cutbacks, Lassiter said UNF the State's articulation agreement UNF -- adequate funding to
funded with a "hold-the-line" "We already have the highest already has the highest level of to accept all associate degree accomplish their assigned
budget could severely damage utilization of space in the State faculty productivity in the SUS, graduates of public community missions. Approximately half of
the University of North Florida's University System, the highest the smallest budget dollar base colleges who apply for upper- this increase is available through
progress in providing educational rage size of graduate classes on which to absorb cutbacks, and level course work. increased student fees, he
programs and services to citizens and are among the highest in the, narrowest range of academic "Less tangibily, but equally explained, with the other half
of this region, according to Dr. upper-level class size,' the UNF programs within which to "take important," Lassiter said, "we needed from state revenue.
Roy L. Lassiter, Jr., UNF vice vice president commented. up slack" or absorb budget face a significant morale problem
president and dean of faculties. Lassiter also said that the losses. among our faculty and staff. Lassiter reviewed "belt tight-
"Because of enrollment growth nature of UNF's student body Lassiter also explained that the These people have extended ening" efforts already accomp-
and inflation, the 'hold-the-line' predominantly olde part-time alternative of limiting enrollment themselves for almost three years listed by UNF, including
budget under consideration by working students prevents the would bring a halt to the to provide programming over a "freezing" of allvacant positions,
theUFlorida Legislature is in fact a University from significantly educational progress of many 15-16 hour day, five days a week return to the state of $250,000
reduced budget which will reducing the number of classes or working students who already and on-- Saturday, with the from the 1974-75 budget,
severely damage the quality and sections, since these students have attended junior college anticipation that future resources reduction by more than 40 per
quantity of educational offerings cannot adapt their fixed sche- classes on a part-time basis for would reduce their individual cent in utility consumption,
at UNF, the state's newest dules to a more limited and rigid three to five years with the workloads and continue the virtual elimination of out-of-state
uge-level institution." N schedule. expectation that upper-level efforts their commitment has travel, and severe- cutbacks in
"Iiae Legislature authorized spaces would be open to them. begun. The proposed level of long distance phone calls.
UNF and placed it in Jacksonville "We've got to offer courses "We would be telling many funding offers only prospects of "It would be a great disservice
to serve this region. The budget and programs to these students mature, tax-paying, working increasing this burden and to the citizens of this region, and
under consideration does not wheir they can take advantage of citizens who are in midstream of limiting the quality of the a setback for its economy to
provide the necessary funds to them; to do otherwise is to negate their educational programs that programs they support." reduce the quality and quantity of
carry out that mandate," he the purpose for which UNF was they cannot complete those Lassiter referred to recom- educational offerings at UNF just
"added. established," Lassiter said. programs," he said. mendations of Dr. E.T. York, SUS .when they are beginning to pay
chancellor-designate, that -an off for the region," he said. "We
additional $26 million is neces- believe there are alternatives to
S- sary above the $235.2 million such a setback and urge that
Your U ivity Bk recommended by Governor these be considered."
25 students at st SG4 meet
Complete Banking Service to choose bylaw committee
By FRANK E. STANFIELD dents also voted on the issue of
C e ki g Sg Loans Editorial Page Editor whether the students would be
ing % n Loans governed by representative rule
Few students turned out for the or direct voting participation by
first Student Government Asso- all students.
ciation (SGA) meeting on Friday,
April 18, to decide who should After some discussion, the
serve on the SGA Bylaws group chose direct rule.
Open 9 AM to 3 PM Mon.-Thurs. Committee.
On Saturday, April 26, the
9A M t U&iP Only about 25 students showed committee met to discuss possible
9AM to PM Fri. utp for the meeting, which lasted bylaws. The committee was
15 minutes. scheduled to meet again
yesterday, May 6, for an open
UNF's new constitution man- hearing and is scheduled to meet
Drive-ln Tellers: 8".30 AM to 4 PM M on.-Thurs. dated that each government tomorrow, May 8, to vote' on the
association select a bylaws matter.
committee, and that each
8:30 AM to 6O30 PM Fri. organization select officers for its The new SGA Bylaws Commit-
association, tee members are Hoke Smith,
Burt Jordan, Reede Stockton,
Besides nominating bylaw Diane Robertson, Notan Wilker-
committee members, the stu- son, Al Farah and Tim Tyndell.
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Page 4 May 7, 1975 THE HALYARD
The,. Troi I
loft A.r 10V
Some,.people like company and.some people don't while
building sets, for UNF "llbe Tr9jan Wom
ON THE ONE HAND AND ON THE OTHER
"The Trojan Women," a
Euripidean tragedy adapted by
Jean-Paul Sartre, will be
performed by the UNF Venture
Theatre May 9, 10, 16, and 17 at
8:30 p.m. in the courtyard
betwe n Bldg..,8 and the Library.
Most of the 14-member cast
have appeared in one or more of
UNF's three previous drama
productions: "The Visit"; '_'Com-
Page 6 May 7, 1975 THE HALYARD
The Halyard Patronizin attitudes
Editor and General Manager... Assoc. Prof. WJ. Roach P an izing a ti
Executive Editor... Ron Feinberg I
Managing Editor... Drew Brunson rting u
Editorial Page Editor Frank StanfiMal u u
SGAwon't work more than economy
th direct rule By DREW BRUNSON But, I'm afraid that he was not.
with direct rule Managing Editor
Again it appears that the If not, that statement may
The Student Government Association in its legislatures aren't listening to represent an attitude which could
what the people have to say. be very damaging to Florida um eB'w s
first meeting decided to rule by direct vote andDespite presentations made in universities. If the representatives know that
direct participation by all members rather than committee to the contrary, many If legislators won't listen or the people who elected them are
have representational rule. legislators insist that the budget can't understand what is no longer--and have not been for
of the Florida State University presented to them while in some time--the ignorant, bastard,
The decision was immediate and unanimous, System is too large. committee, then how can they be step-children of a paternalistic
but recently some of the students who voted for One legislator even went so far expected to hear or understand government then maybe they will
direct rule have been wondering if they did the as to say that critical state needs what is said to them while they listen.
could be met if "the fat were cut are on the streets of Florida.
right thing. out of the university budgets." Yet, I guess an attempt has to The legislators who won't listen
For one thing, only 25 students bothered to I sincerely hope that the be made to reachthese people. because "father knows best"
legislator in question was Maybe if they realize that we are need to realize that they can no
attend the meeting. Such a poor showing, as speaking of the fat surrounding aware of their "not give a damn"! longer fool us into the attitude of
bylaws committee member Reede Stockton has the waistlines of members of the attitude they will wake up and everything's great because "he
pointed out, is indicative of the much-talked university communities, begin to listen, said so."
about student apathy that exists on campus. T
If direct rule is to be the form of government The last word
then how will the SGA even have a quorum with
which to hold meetings? Certainly 25 out of 4,000
students do not constitute a quorum.
Perhaps then, representative rule is the only New s h.rd to define
answer. Each college should be represented of
course and the repre natives should b highly By W.J. ROACH A.M. Rosenthal, managing ventive journalism".
rse, and the repre natives hou e ig y editorof "The New York Times", FOURTH, news puts major
visible and readily avlm ble to their constituents. A college-age group ,was noted that "we live in a time of events and trends in meaning-
touring a small-city newspaper commitment and advocacy when ful perspective and helps the
Direct rule would be the ideal system if with one of the paper's 'tell it like it is' really means 'tell reader to see how any story will
students were interested enough in the executives. The city editor, busy it like I say it is' or'tell it as I want affect him.
government to participate in it, but as it is now, handling assignments of his local it to be'." (This is John Hughes'
reporters, looked up. "Another John Hughes, editor of "The problem-solving" concept,
representative rule may be the only realistic tour group," he thought, with a Christian Science Monitor", where the newspaper produces
option for the SGA to follow. sigh as he readied his I'd like to suggested something called the facts, the ideas, the
talk but I'm busy smile. "problem solving journalism" alternatives on which solutions to
SIntroductions were quickly while Michael O'Neill, managing a problem can be based. The
SI made, explanations of jobs given, editor of "The New York Daily problem must be pertinent -- and
1 II ie io r allusions to the "rim" and to News," used the phrase, the problem-solving must have
"rimpersons" (not "rim-men" "preventive journalism" to cover perspective and focus.)
anymore, the city editor noted), a a concept calling for "the FIFTH, news must be
quick and thorough description of development /of techniques to designed for the individual --
how copy was handled and then discover society's troubles rather for the public is not a mass, but
the inevitable "Any questions?" than reporting the end results." a group made up of individuals.
"Yes," said one earnest From the various definitions In this connection, it is useful to
student. "What's news? You all offered, six major factors were recall former New York Times-
A rf the udet of the university talk about handling the news -- isolated and have been used by us man Lester Markel's observation
A reassessment of the budget of theuniversity but how do you know what it is?" to form the basis of a that the public in a democratic
system is desperately needed. "Well, news is anything that comprehensive definition of news; society with almost universal
happens," the city editor said and definitions, it should be communications is "a dynamic
Despite the attitude of many legislators, the rather quickly. Mercifully, his noted, are lacking in all of our and shifting body" and not a
university d t is not overflowing with money phone rang and the journalism major textbooks. homogeneous and stable one.
university budget is not overflowing with money, tour group slowly moved off. This is the definition our "It's viewpoint is subject to
The University of Florida is expecting between THIS SCENE has been students work with and one we change, often swift change."
6,000 and 7,000 more FTE students than it had in repeated with variations in have been teaching to those who SIXTH, news is relative -- to
Several hundred news rooms ultimately go to work on "the other news, to importance, and
1968, yet it will be expected to provide a quality around the country just in the Halyard." to the reader.
education for these people with approximately past few months as the journalism FIRST, news is a message -- This last point is the one upon
the same budget as it had in 1968. schools bring the neophyte an account of an idea, event, which most of our problems are
Pulitzer Prize aspirants into the problem, or trend; an account hung. A member of an
Now, were a member of the business newsroom to see how it is. that is real, accurate and organization logically feels that
community told that he had to operate his office And the answers are in- truthful; an account that what his group is doing is
with the same budget as he had in 1968, he would triguing. "News? Well, news is interests people, interesting and therefore is news.
61 what I say it is, I guess." News, in other words, isn't just But the newsman has many
probably say -- Impossible" -- not even "News is anything that affects an event. And the fact that an organizations turning to him with
bothering to take into account any growth factor people." event is held doesn't automatic- material; he frequently must
which may have occurred within his company. "News is anything that people ally make it news -^ it has to be choose those which, he feels,
want to read. real and it has to interest people. -have the greatest impact or
It would be as ridiculous and unreasonable to IT SEEMS THAT, whether A meeting announcement, for interest on the most readers.
operate on a 1968 budget as it is to expect the newcomer or oldtimer, all example, isn't necessarily news-- PLEASING READERS, of
universities of the State of Florida to operate on newsmen soon succumb to the unless it can fit part o this course, isn't our major goal. That
universities o e State o o a to operate on omniscient concept that once definition and some of the rest. remains to inform, persuade,
their budget of that year. you've been in the business for SECOND, news is significant, entertain -- and serve -- our
Costs for everyone have gone up. awhile you intuitively know what interesting, or of consequence readers. How well we do that is
news is. News is, well... it's a to the reader. By this, we too frequently measured against a
It's a simple statement, but for the Florida "gut feeling." mean that news deals with personal view... too frequently
universities it has an added meaning. And, as newspaper executives what people do, feel and think, overlooks our limited staff, our
For, along with the costs has come a rise in and journalistic deans have been (This also means that we have educational objectives -- and our
or, along ith the as ome a se quick to admit, there is no present to take a close look at items to see deadlines.
student enrollment and expectation. The single definition of news and what which are of most consequence to And that deadline, dear reader,
students of 1975 aren't going to be satisfied with we have isn't adequate. our readers, especially when we is sometimes the all-important
Sof 1968. They did so in a survey we have space limitations.) factor when it comes to putting
the quality of education of 1968. started more than a year ago, a THIRD, the reader -- the out the paper. Because, in the
Yet. if the students, along with faculty and "Delphi" survey (since the reader needs and deserves final analysis, potential news
staff don't make their wishes known th may be "Oracles" of the journalistic information which will permit cannot become readable news
staff. don't make their wishes known they may be world were being solicited for him to sort out the forces at until we can get it and get it into
presented with a budget that cannot come near their views(. One hundred leaders work in society, publication.
satisfying the needs of Florida universities and in the field responded -- and Kent MacDougall, former So, if you have an account of an
told to 'take it or leave it." turned up with as many different "Wall Street Journal" reporter idea, event, or trend; one that is
told to "take it or leave it. definitions of news. now an associate professor at real...significant or interesting...
So. if you wish to have "quality education Some words found repeated American University, added informative...affecting a signifi-
then write, phone or go see your legislators and use: emphasis to this point by noting cant number of individual
that the role of news is to inform readers...and relative, then, by
make your wishes known. PEOPLE. The reader. More and enlighten -- even inspire. It's all means, reach us with that
Names, Addresses on Page 7 than events. Trends. akin, too, to O'Neill's "pre- item. We'll do our best to print it.
;THE HALYARD May 7, 1975 Page 7
Freedom later -- were satisfied for now
By DOUG SHAVER and nearly everyone has heard of Do most people want the right to choose among options. If THE ERA WOULD abolish no
it. The other is before the federal government to give them this this bill passes, one will no longer freedoms, but it would abolish
People do not really want congress, and hardly anyone freedom? Evidently not. Support- be free to buy only an AM radio, some privileges, so of course it is
freedom. knows about it. ers of the ERA may be vociferous, if that is all he is willing to pay vigorously opposed by those
but I fear they are outnumbered. for. accustomed to the privileges.
Generally, they are content to The one is the Equal Rights
have their decisions made for Amendment. Now, those who THE OTHER ISSUE -- the one THIS IS A rather flagrant The All-Channel Radio Bill
them. They have no objection to argue against the ERA imply that you probably have not heard of encroachment by the government would abolish a freedom; and, far
governmentalactions which limit women should be (1) privileged, yet -- has been introduced in upon personal freedom. The state worse, would reinforce the notion
their freedom unless such actions or (2) kept in their place. Or both. Congress and is called the should have no right to say to that the state ought to mold the
would prohibit their doing [TO SUGGEST THEY should All-Channel Radio Bill. If anyone: If you buy Item A, you cultural tastes of its citizens. But,
something they are already be both may seem inconsistent; enacted, all new radios sold in must also buy Item B; never mind since this will not change
accustomed to doing. but, in fact, such has been the this country would have both AM that Item A alone would satisfy anyone's habits or abolish any
case. Women have been and FM bands. your needs, privileges, no one really cares
INDEED, THEY may often oppressed in most matters, while about it.
welcome having their government being given compensatory pri- But the bill is likely to be
make choices for them, rather vileges in a few others.) In other words, anyone who passed -- perhaps even this year. A few minority groups are
than assume for themselves the .buys a new radio will have to pay FM broadcasting companies, of enjoying a few freedoms which
responsibility for making those Anyway, should the ERA be the extra cost of FM whether he course, are lobbying in its favor, were being denied them 20 years
choices. enacted, not one woman or man wants to or not. This may seem to while few voices are being raised ago. Our society as a whole seems
would be forced to change his or be of minor importance, but the against it. to be losing freedom to a
So it would seem, considering 'her lifestyle. A few -- only a few-- principle involved is not. government which will not
two issues being pondered by our opportunities would become Why so few? Evidently, most distinguish between the pre-
elected representatives. One is available to people now denied The principle, as in the case of people just do not get very excited servation of liberty, and paternal-
facing several state legislatures, them for being male or female. the ERA, is that of an individual's about being able to make choices, ism.
Some Eastern cultures have a Social expectations are more opportunity that emerges, for the
tradition that seems strange to likely to motivate us than are our freedom to decide about
most Westerners. In those feelings about the person to tomorrow.
W cultures one does not say "thank whom the gift. is given. And
Syou" when a gift is received. To "thank you" is a note which We don't know how to say
do so, it is felt, would symbolize a Emily Post has decreed must be "thank you" for pain, for a trust
desire to pay for that which has written rather than the spon- broken, for tears of a .realized
been freely given and would, taneous expression of pleasure in failure, for love not returned, for
Sa therefore diminish the gift. 'a gift. the end of a meaningful
The appropriate response is joy We have grown accustomed to Zorba, the hero of Nikos
in the gift without concern about receiving the gifts which each Kazantzakis" novel Zorba the
what to do in return. That joy is new day brings. We take even life 'Greek, was a man who knew how
"Than k v u the highest form of "thank you" itself for granted. We have not to say "thank you." He embraced
Sone can express. yet learned the meaning of "a life with a joy and passion for
grateful heart.'~ living seldom witnessed. He
WE AMERICANS can learn LIVED-- fully, compassionately,
By ROBERT T. THOMASON much from other cultures about WE DON'T KNOW how to say intensely, seeking to savor every
Campus Minister giving and receiving gifts, about "thank you" for splendor, for the moment, the pleasurable as well
feeling and expressing gratitude, sunshine after a day of rain, for a as the painful. Such a life is the
We more often "exchange" gifts warm embrace of reassurance, for most sublime form that the
than "give" them. the ongoing love of those with simple words "thank you" can
-;.- Do budget cuts discriminate
RE-aga-inst mi onrty students?
SBy FRANK E. STANFIELD them through school; but,
Editorial Page Editor unfortunately many of these
students were not the cream of
The gripping effects of the crop either. However, at least
economic hard times is starting to they were usually' no worse; and,
weigh more heavily on education thanks to aid programs, they were
now than it has in the recent past, able to get a degree and
and the effect is being felt at the graduate.
national as well as the local level. Those days may now be over
Brown University in Provi- hose daysW may now be over,
dence, Rhode Island, has been in return to the ra where money is
the news lately because of its the best qualifier for admission.
dissident students who went on En the n, it ifs doubtful tha
strike to protest the sharp educators will try to admit only
decrease in available financial aid the cream of to t eir
money there. schools. Ftsrk Strieed
.- THEIR ARGUMENT is that
ia r wt s e o d minority groups and other poorJcsnilFod3
students are being economically
discriminated against. Once the
stuenstos are being econoMIclRlY S A A a s 0
financial aid money goes, so do"
REGINALD ROWE- they. MARY L.' SINGLETON, .Education Committee, '5521
Artist on UNF campus withiexhibit of work. Their fears mayr notbe Norwood Ave., Jacksonville, Florida, 32202.
movement made an impact Florida 32202.
Painter exhibits here, Unfdundedg Since the1 ci6il rightSma JOHnN .FORBES, 137 yE. Forsyth St., Jacksonville,
p during the 1960's, many JOHN W. LEWIS, P.i). Box 9028, Jacksonville, Florida
educators have been saying that a 32208.
college education is not for ERIC SMITH, 1002 Blackstone Bldg., Jacksonville, Florida
lectures on pr ms everyone, and they have 32202.
emphasized repeatedly that such CARL OGDEN,Appropriations Committee, 101 Century 21
Texas artist Reginald Rowe has Bldg. 9 auditorium concerning an education should only be for Dr., Suite 204, Jacksonville, Florida 32216.
been exhibiting new paintings new developments in his work. the "cream of the crop" -- THOMAS HAZOURI, 3733 University Blvd. W., Suite 104,
and soft constructions in the UNF Rowe's paintings are abstract ademically, that is. Jacksonville, Florida 32217.
library since April 27, completing expressionist in nature, dealing It never worked out that way, of STEVE PAJCIC, Education Committee, 118 W. Adams St.,
this season's Visiting Artist with geometric elements and course. During the unpopular Jacksonville, Florida 32202.
Series presented by the depart- symbols. His fabric and string Viet Nam War, students with any EARL DIXON, Appropriations Committee, P.O. Drawer F,
ment of fine arts and sponsored constructions exhibit a similar financial resources at all went to Jacksonville, Florida 32203.
by Student Activities. orientation. school to avoid the draft. Many of ANDER CRENSHAW, Education Committee, 720 Gilnore
Rowe is faculty chairman at the these students were anything but St., Jacksonville, Florida 32204.
Rowe discussed contemporary San Antonio Art Institute of the cream of the crop, but if they SENATOR DAN SCARBOROUGH, 404 W. Monroe,
studio problems in the painting Texas. He exhibits in New York had money or access to it, they Jacksonville, Florida 32202.
laboratory with students of and Mexico frequently and is a were admitted anyway. SENATOR LEW BRANTLEY, 420 Copeland St.,
professor Charles Charles at 9:30 graduate of Princeton University EVENTUALLY, MINORITY Jacksonville, Florida 32204.
a.m., Monday, May 5. At noon he and the University of Guanajuato, and needy students were able to SENATOR MATOX HAIR, Ways nd Means, P.O. Box
presented a slide-lecture in the Mexico. get loans and financial aid to get 447, Jacksonville, Florida 32201
Page 8 May 7, 1975 THE HALYARD
Art festival set next week; prizewinnersto be own
By DOUG SHAVER include the winners of an art The contest deadline is Friday, The outdoor sale exhibit will be ON WEDNESDAY a slide-lec-
Production Manager contest to be held this weekend. May 9. Entries must be delivered held in the central courtyard. Any ture and art forum on Leonardo
ANY STUDENT, regardless of to the Painting Art Lab, Room student may submit art work, and da Vinci will be given in Bldg. 4,
UNF's first student art festival major, may submit original work 1101 in Bldg. 4. Entries must entries will not be judged. Room 1303 at 1:30 p.m. In the
to feature a competitive award to the competition. Cash prizes include a label indicating Students wishing to participate same room at noon the next day a
exhibit will be held May 13-15. will be awarded in the following category, artist, social security should contact the fine arts simultaneous film-slide show will
The show will include art categories: (1) painting and number, phone number and department office to arrange be presented, comparing Ger-
demonstrations, lectures, multi- drawing; (2) sculpture, ceramics price. exhibit space. trude Stein and Pablo Picasso.
pie slide-film projections and an and crafts; (3) photography; and
open art forum, as well as an (4) graphic design. Festival hours will be 10:00 The festival is directed by art
outdoor sale exhibit of student art THE WORKS submitted will a.m. to 4:00 p.m. On Tuesday a faculty members Charles Charles,
representing several media. First and second prizes in the pre-judged by art faculty wheel throwing and glass blowing Ken McMillan and David Porter,
first two categories will be $50.00 members. Final judging for demonstration will be presented under the auspices of Student
The competitive exhibit will be and $25.00. Prizes in the last two awards will be made by an in the courtyard. Wheel throwing Activities, the UNF Council of the
on display in the library from May categories will be $25.00 and off-campus artist, who had not is a technique used to produce. Arts, and the fine arts
13 through June 13 and will $15.00 for first and second places, been selected as of press time. pottery and ceramics. department.
UNF bowling league
being organized now
Student Activities is organizing enough women signed up to
a bowling league which will begin participate, according to Argento.
competition this summer and He added that he expects the..
continue through the fall quarter. university to have men's and
Assistant director of Student women's teams next season.
Activities Mike Argento says the
league will be open to staff,
faculty and students, as well as c r
any other persons interested in vsich
Argento said the league will not perform i"ance
be an intramural activity as such,
since it will be open to schl
non-university people and is not Scheduled .
fully funded -0y the, university. .
League members will have to pay Harpicordit Cole
a small fee for the gamesin which Harpsichordist Frances
t TStudent Activities and the fine .j : A ". ,
atth parieiamept. day, ,owill give af\ concert s or by i
A game schedule has not arts department on Tuesda, May DONA MEERS AND CLAUDE GARDNER
formed yet. Argento's office is 20 at 8:30 p.m. in the Bldg. 9
now surveying those who have auditorium. UNF Archers are preparing themselves for upcoming national tournament
signed up to determine when he i aso ie a ece
most of them would be available She will also give a lecture and
to play. demonstration in the-,auditorium A
tt le h ida at noon the -same day. Both
summer's end to select men's and
women's teams for intercollegiate THE PROGRAM WILL include
competition. The intercollegiate works by Scarlatti, two works by The UNF Archery Team will The UNF team placed 10th Other Florida teams competing
season will begin in September French composers andh two send representatives to the among 40 teams in the national will be the University of Florida,
and run through April; contemporary pieces. The concert National Intercollegiate At.chery championships last year. Stetson University and Brevard
will close with Louis Gottschalk's Championships this month. Community College.
Last season UNF's mens' team "The Banjo" and Bach's Italian The rounds to be shot at the
tied for first place With Florida Concerto. national championships are the
State University in the state Gene Martine, Claude Gard- Easton 600 (20 arrows at 60, 50
championships held in Gaines- She travels with her own ner, William Sanders and Dona and 40 yards), the National
ville. At the regional playoffs in double-manual harpsichord, build Meers will represent UNF in the Archery Association 90Q (30
Tallahassee UNF did not place, by Eric Herz of Boston. She is championships to be held in arrows at 60, 50 and 40 yards and
but received an honorable currently on the faculty of New Norwalk, California on May the Middle Metric (36 arrows at Editor and Qeneral Manager
mention, said Argento. York City's Queens College and 15-17. 70 meters on a 122 centimeter A-o. prof. w-. Roach
UNF did not have a women's Westminster Choir College in face, 36 arrows at 50 meters on an Excutive Editor Ron Finberg
team last season because not Princeton, New Jersey. 80 centimeter face). '
The men's team qualified for Mangng Editor Drew Brunon
this event by placing second in Claude Gardner is completing News Editor -- Stephen W. :t-r-.nd
S T the Southeastern Regionals held his degree in Land Economics at
last October. Dona Meers UNF, Gene Martine'-i obtaining Editorial Page Editor Frank Stanfild
qualified after placing third his degree in 'Vocational and
among women shooters at the Technical 'Education, William Production Manager Doug Shaver
State Outdoor Championships. Sanders is a junior majoring in iasines Manager --David Bozik
fr d pae j b She will be representing UNF as computer science and Dona
for a goo pa tim j .. an individual archer. Meers is a psychology major. Advertling Manager -- BIlare
*Good Pay *New Opportunities Fe n Published every other week by
ood PUay Oew Oppo rtntisse 1IU'S the members of the communi-
eCareer Training *Regular Promotions cations classes at the Univer-
1..left UNF with little choice sity of North Florida for all
*Men and Women Eligible community, Opinions ex-
Coatimid Ifron p-2 pressed in this newspaper are
EARN $45 FOR ONE WEEKEND PER MONTH, AND TRAIN FOR HANCOCK SAID UNF is the THEY COULD HAVE let out not necessarily the opinions of
A REWARDING CAREER IN THE TECHNICAL new bids, offng terms more the iverty or its officials.
SKILL OF YOUR CHOICE. only university in the state system favorable to the companies. Offices located in Building 3,
which does not have its own food Because of the time this would' Room 2401 at the University of
service equipment. He said the have taken, the cafeteria and North Florida. St. John's Bluff
GETTING INVOLVED BECAUSE equipment was not included in Boathouse would have been Road South, P.O. Box 17074,
RIC S the construction of the university closed, and the vending machines Jacksonville, Florida 32216.
AMERICA NEEDS US because of budget considerations, gone, during most of March, if Telephone: (904) 646-2650.
<. Inot longer.
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FOR MORE INFORMATION (No Obligation) CLIP AND MAIL TO: January 23, only Eastern had The other choice was to
ARMY RESERVE OPPORTUNITIES, 4001 WEST DEVON AVE. made an offer. Most of the other negotiate with Eastern. Hancock
RM. 106, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60646 companies who responded to the says the school does not like the _
NAME____ AGE_-_ invitations said they would not present contract, but added, "We Th public document was
bid because they did not believe had our backs to the wall." He pr lgated at an esmated
I ADDRESS _____________________________ they could earn enough profit at also said,- We can live with it forcper copy iform
UNF. a year.' coat of lieper copy tp luafon
UNF. a year. students, faculty, career
SCITY STATE service, and adnbit
Z ___ PO __ _____When the university adminis- By the time the contract expires nd pfe d st about
ZIP PHONE-S trators decided to reject Eastern's next March, he explained, the ativities aeig the unier-
I IT PAYS TO GO TO MEETINGS bid, they were then faced with university hopes to have time to y om ty.
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