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a Southern 

Accent 



Volume 47, Number 1 



September 12, 1991 




Talge Receives Face-Lift 



Talge Hall was sick. 

Look at the walls. Notice the halls? 

Three major projects were started during the 
summer which have resulted in obvious 
changes in the men's dorm; the removal of 
asbestos, and the installation of new fire alarm 
and security systems. 

During the summer sessions students in 
Talge were relocated into the Conference 
Center. Stan Hobbs, men's dean, listed this as 
one of the main inconveniences caused by the 
renovations. Senior Jim Smith spent the 
summer in the Conference Center, and said "I 
liked being there. 1 liked that part of the cam- 
pus better. But having to move back and forth 
was abig inconvenience. It was quite amess." 

The men moved back in on August 21. 

According to a previous Southern Accent 
article, the new fire alarm and security sys- 
tems are the direct result of a fire on the third 
floor of Talge Hall last September. The fire 
marshal insisted that new guidelines be fol- 
lowed immediately. 

"A lot of people walk in and can't believe 
it," Hobbs said. The men moved back into the 



dorm before everything was finished. Hobbs 
said that many of the students expected the 
rooms to be worse than they were. It was only 
the hallways and hall doors that were out-of- 
order. Hall ceilings were also being painted. 
The chapel is still out-of-order but Hobbs 
projects the finished work in three more weeks. 
This includes a new ceiling, carpet, and resto- 
ration of the pews. The men are using Lynn 
Wood Hall for worship services. 

"It's not a big deal," said Bryant Bracketl, a 
second semester freshman, "because the 
workers don't get in the way. It is worth the 
improvement. Walking to Lynn Wood Hall 
isn't bad. It is worth the small inconvenience 
for now." 

The weight room is not open. "Guys are 
sitting down there in hard-backed chairs watch- 
ing TV now. There are no games or weights," 
Hobbs says. A new weight room and recrea- 
tion center will be opening near the Thanks- 
giving/Christmas holidays. 

"Nothing is finished yet," Hobbs said, "the 
wiring still needs to be done." 

Talge Hall was sick but is recuperating. 



Admission Figures 
Surprise Faculty 

By Jennifer Jas 

At the start of the summer, the admissions 
department estimated there would be 159 fewer 
students this year than last. As registration 
drew closer, the estimate settled on a better- 
but-still-not-great 58 less. But after nearly 
two weeks of school, Southern is only down 
by six. 

"The registration turnout was a very, very 
pleasant surprise," said Dr. Ron Barrow, vice 
president of admissions and college relations. 
"I track very carefully the number of our 
academy graduates, and there were 50 fewer 
graduates in the Southern Union last year 
compared to the previous year. The Lord has 
really blessed us with much, much less [of a 
drop] than we had expected," Barrow said. 

Preliminary totals for this year add up to 
1 .528 students. "There is a possibility of two 
to three more wandering in," said Mary Elam. 
director of records, "but for all practical pur- 
poses, we're about even with last year." 

This was a surprise, Elam said, both be- 
cause of the fewer 199 1 high school graduates 
and the fact that Southern had a large graduat- 
ing class last year. "It seems to me that we just 
had more students who made their mind up at 
the last minute," Elam said. 

Many colleges did not receive the good 
news that Southern did, and are suffering from 
decreased numbers this year. The total num- 
ber of students graduating from high schools 
in 1991 was lower nationwide. 
See 



Barbara Bush, 
Come on Down! 



By Doris Burdick 



The message is clear at Southern College: 
the First Lady will be welcome in May. 

Several weeks ago. Southern's president 
Dr. Don Sahly wrote to Mrs. Bush inviting her 
to speak for our Centennial Commencement 
on May 3. Her scheduling director responded 
that her official schedule is arranged only a 
few weeks in advance, and "we will be in 
touch with you closer to the date of your 

To aid in the decision and insure we're not 
forgotten, over 750 students and faculty took 
an extra moment to pen a personal invitation 
to the First Lady on a long banner. 

Unlike our peers who protested the invita- 
tion of Mrs. Bush to speak at Wellesley Col- 
See Barbara, p.4 



News 



Say "CHEESE" Everybody 

Entire School Body Photo to Be Taken 



It hasn't been done here in 35 years, but 
during next Thursday's assembly, the entire 
school will pose for a group photo in front of 
Wright Hall. 

The idea originated from Mike Magursky, 
co-producer of Strawberry Festival, a multi- 
media slide presentation near the end of each 
school year. "I was working on a slide pres- 
entation for the alumni department," said Ma- 
gursky, "to celebrate our 100 year anniver- 
sary." He was looking through old photo- 
graphs when he found a picture of the entire 
student body. The last group photo he found 
dated back to 1956. 

Sherrie Piatt, journalism major, is in charge 
of the photography. She and several other 
photographers will be taking the picture on 



Thursday. "I will be up in the cherry picker, 
a machine with an arm and bucket, to take the 
picture," she said. 

The public relations department expressed 
a strong possibility that representatives from 
the local media will also be present. 

The Student Association has planned a 
lunch outside following the event. 

"It's an event. It hasn't happened in quite 
a few years. I'm not selfish. It's not my 
picture. It's the whole school's," Magursky 
said. He listed the yearbook, newspaper, and 
public relations department as the sources 
most interested in the picture. 

And for the Strawberry Festival? We'll 
find out in May. 




Blood Assurance hoped to draw at least 200 pints of blood during its annual blood 
drive in the student center. 

Although the pints aren't tallied yet. many students and community members 
donated some of their extra life-saving fluid on Sept 9 and 10, and in return got free 
refreshments and a (-shirt. Janelle Anderson (above) demonstrates the simplicity of 
donating. Southern's goal was to have between 300 and 400 donors participate. 

The only requirements were that a participant weigh at least 1 10 pounds, be at least 
17 years of age and bring current identification, and eat a good, high protein meal 
before donating. 

Blood Assurance will be here to collect more donations on Nov. 12 and 13. 



Laser Is Latest 

Weapon Against 

Speeders 



Fuzz-busters may not be useful any- 
more on a Tennessee highway. 

The Tennessee Highway Patrol began 
using a new high-tech weapon to foil speed- 
ers with radar detectors in August. The 
hand-held laser device can single out indi- 
vidual vehicles by emitting a narrow beam 
of light. The beam bounces off the vehicle, 
and in 0.3 seconds, the speed is displayed 
on the laser gun. The laser beam width is 
3.5 feet at 1,000 feet, meaning single ve- 
hicles can easily be targeted. 

"This new equipment is intended to save 
lives," Tennessee Safety Commissioner 
Robert Lawson said. "More than a third of 
all fatal crashes and nearly a fourth of 
injury accidents are caused by speeding." 

Tennessee troopers issued 25 1 ,26 1 tick- 
ets for speeding in 1990. Still, Lawson 
said, 1,176 lives were lost in Tennessee 
traffic accidents, many of them because of 
speeding. 

"Troopers who use the new technology 
to nab speeders will be doing so to protect 
the speeders themselves and every motor- 
ist on the highway," said Deputy Commis- 
sioner Col. Larry Wallace. 

The state of Tennessee was awarded a 
federal grant to purchase the laser guns. 



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"Run for the Border" 

CABL Party Saturday Night 



Students have been "Running 
for the Border" all week and will 
celebrate their accomplishments 
Saturday night. 

"Run for the Border" is a pro- 
gram put on by Collegiate Ad- 
ventists for Better Living (CABL) 
to "find out how physically fit 
Southern is," said Jon Steen, 
CABL director. Students are tal- 
lying their miles to see if they can, 
as a student body, walk the dis- 
tance from here to Mexico. 

A "Border" party to celebrate 



will be held Saturday, September 
14, 9 p.m., in lies P.E. Center. "It 
will be like a Mexican fair," said 
Steen. Booths will be set up, and 
Mariachi bands will serenade the 
crowd. Activities will include 
group games (male against fe- 
male), pinata smashing, eating, 
and contests with prizes. 

Those interested in adding their 
miles to the total can do so in the 
cafeteria at mealtimes. All are 
invited to attend the party. 



"Broadway" Comes 
to Southern 

SA Talent Show on September 2-1 



Southern College's own pro- 
duction of Broadway, or rather 
"Off Broadway," will be held at 
8:30 p.m. in lies P.E. Center on 
Saturday, September 21. 

Off Broadway is the theme for 
this year's SA Talent Show. "AH 
are invited to come enjoy the tal- 
ents presented by our fellow stu- 



dents, " said Kris Clark, SA social 
vice-president. 

Cash prizes will be awarded to 
the winners in each category. A 
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Choice Award, will be chosen by 
the audience by secret ballet. 




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personality of Jesus Christ and His gosncL 
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Admission, tronpA 

"The national demographics 
indicate that until 1995 the num- 
ber of high school graduates will 
continue to decline. There's just 
not that many out there," Elam 
said. Theaveragenumberofhigh 
school graduates shot drastically 
downhill in 1989, and is not ex- 
pected to rise until 1994-95. 

Is Southern on target with the 
national statistics? "Absolutely," 
Barrow said. "Adventist colleges 
have demonstrated that our demo- 
graphics are parallel with the na- 
tional demographics." 

Of this year's 1,528 students. 
Southern counts 1,289 as Full 
Tim e Equ ivalency (FTE) students. 
The FTE is a generally accepted 
method of determining how many 
full-time students are enrolled, and 
is computed by adding up the total 
number of credit hours being taken 
by all students, and dividing by 
15.5. 

Southern's nursing department 
felt the biggest increase in new 
students. It gained 33 this year, 
for a total of 404. The second 
largest increase in the major de- 
partments was elementary educa- 
tion, which gained 1 1 students to 
total 100. 

Nursing by far attracts the larg- 
est number of students to South- 
ern. The business and office ad- 
ministration department is second 
in line with 289 students. Biology 
follows with 1 17, and religion is 
fourth with 114. 

Over one-third of Southern's 
students are from outside the 
Southern Union. 

Elam said the extra monetary 
boost the unexpected number of 
students brought will probably go 
for continued upkeep of the cam- 
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"It's NO Joke!" 

Joker to Be Released Tuesday 



This Tuesday evening will not 
find many students in their rooms 
studying. 

Joker editor Janene Burdick has 
extended an offer that most stu- 
dentscannotrefuse: "Come to the 
Joker party at 6:30 p.m. on the 
student center promenade for re- 
freshments, music and the hand- 
ing-out of Jokers" she invites. 

The Joker provides students 
with a helpful attraction and in- 
formation section. This includes 
find-a-ride, addresses, birthdays, 
restaurant guides and nearby en- 
tertainment shops, Burdick said. 



Also included in this year's 
edition is a 24-page color centen- 
nial section highlighting South- 
ern's campus. 

"The best way to find a man is 
to flip through the Joker" said 
Wendy Waters, sophomore nurs- 
ing student. Mug shots and per- 
sonal information such as each 
student's name, major and social 
status is listed. 

The Joker party furnishes the 
students with the one campus pub- 
lication that gets used throughout 
the school year, said Burdick. 



Barbara, 



from p. I 



lege (Mass. ) at spring commence- 
ment there a year ago (June 1, 
1990), students encouraged her 
visit with hundreds of variations 
on the theme. One male student 
offered, "We'll take you to Taco 
Bell." Another opportunist sug- 
gested she bring him some choco- 
late chip cookies. A young lady 
named Millie thanked her for 
naming the First Dog after her. 

But mostly, they are notes of 
warmth, appreciation of Mrs. 
Bush's priorities, and expressions 
of Southern hospitality. Many 
students affirmed that they pray 
for Barbara Bush, and in some 
cases mentioned that they are 
praying she will come. 

Messages included a scatter- 
ing of other languages— Korean 
Chinese and Russian. About 4 
percent of students enrolled are 
residents of countries other than 
the United States. 

If students or faculty would 
like to add a message, the last 
chance (o sign the banner will be 
Tuesday, Sept. 17 and Thursday, 
Sept. 19. It will be available at 
noon in the cafeteria. 




Utenci! consumption at the SA Welcome Back Party? 



James Snowden 

Has Fatal 

Heart Attack 

James Anthony Wayne 
Snowden. a sophomore broad 
cast journalism major at South- 
em last year, passed away in his 
sleep as a result of con^.m .1 
heart failure on Friday, May 3 1 , 

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interest in writing screenplays 
and producing movies. 

He was employed part time 
this summer at WSMC-FM90.5. 

Much of his time this sum- 
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upcomingmarriage. James was 
engaged to be married to Rita 
Janke on July 7. 

His parents. Bill and Jeanine 
Snowden, and a brother, Chris, 
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Opinion 



U se The SA ! 

By Daryl Cole 

For the past several years, I 
have seen students treat Stu- 
dent Association officers like 
they were jokes. Few students 
would add their input because 
they felt that the SA could do 
nothing to change Southern for 
the better. 

During SA retreat a few 
weeks ago, I spent some time 
with a group of people (includ- 
ing myself) who want to see 
changes made. And at the risk 
of sounding like a cliche, the 
SA officers are here to work for 
you! We're students too, and 
we want to improve Southern 
as much as possible. 

If you have suggestions on 
how to improve school poli- 
cies, SA functions, or other 
aspect of life at Southern, talk 
to an SA officer. We'll do our 
best to make each student com- 
fortable in this southeastern rain 

Obviously, we're not per- 
fect. And undoubtedly, we will 
mess up. Butwehave all agreed 
to work with our differences 
and to work with you to make a 
better SA. 

Now, I know this editorial 
sounds like someone should be 
humming the national anthem 
in the background, but take it 
seriously. The other SA offi- 
cers and I didn't run for these 
positions just because it looks 
good on a resume. We want to 
make a difference, but w 
your help. 



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Why the New Furniture? 



Dear Editor: 

I am upset! Thatcher Hall's 
recent re-decorated lobby seems 
overly extravagant and unneces- 
sary. This especially frustrates 
me when I think of the increase in 
tuition and entrance fee I had to 
pay this fall. 

The furniture we had before 
was not falling apart. It was 
comfortable, cozy, and suited 
Thatcher residents and their visi- 
tors just fine. 

At first, I decided to believe 
that some "rich" person donated 
the money for the new carpet, 
furniture, and accessories. If so, 
the purchase was still a bad deci- 
sion. If we did have money, why 
wasn't itusedtocleanand/orrepair 
some of the bathrooms, buy more 
mattresses or carpet, paint the 
walls, or de-humidify the rooms? 

I believe that not only those 



who chose and purchased the 
furniture are at fault, but also the 
students who use or misuse, as the 
case may be, the lobby. In fact, 
one sofa has already been dam- 
aged. 

Once I saw a group of obvi- 
ously hot, sweaty, and dirty ball 
players sitting on the sofa. After 
they left, I watched another stu- 
dentsitdown. Shequicklyjumped 
to her feet and exclaimed, "Yuck! 
This chair is wet!" 

Since the money has already 
been spent, we, as students, must 
take care of Thatcher's lobby. 
Because, who knows, we could 
end up with a new lobby next year 

Let this be a lesson. Future 

projects such as this should be 
evaluated more closely to ensure 
wise expenditures. 

-Angela Morton 



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Southern Accent 



Give Me 

a Parking 

space! 

Dear Editor: 

As I proceeded through regis- 
tration two weeks ago I became 
quite disturbed when I reached 
the automobile registration table. 
Asafourth-yearseniorresidingin 
Talge Hall I was anticipating to 
receive my much awaited "Senior 
Privilege" parking space. To my 
amazement security informed me 
that I would not have an assigned 
parking space but, rather, I would 
be assigned to the east parking lot 
where it is understood to be a 
senior parking free-for-all. 

Two topics concern me. First 
is the question... why no assigned 
spaces? I understand Thatcher 
residents do have assigned park- 
ing spaces, so it obviously is not a 
school-wide policy. Second, 
seniors also have a privilege al- 
lowing them to stay out until 1 
a.m., but if a senior exercises that 
privilege and comes into Talge 
parking after 1 1 :00 p.m., the best 
parking space he will find will be 
in the desolate scrap pile defining 
the edge of Talge Hall parking. 

I believe I speak on behalf of 
many concerned Talge Hall sen- 
iors who have paid their dues the 
past three years. All we ask is for 
justice and our parking spaces 
back! 

-Tim Burrill 



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Sports 



Triathlon Lacks SC Participants 



— Editorial 



The 7th annual Southern 
College Triathlon began with a 

At precisely 8 a.m. last Sun- 
day, 48 swimmers turned calm 
Lake Cohutta Springs into a 
churning mass of swiftly mov- 
ing arms and legs, until 1/2 mile 
later they returned to shore. 

For some of them, their ath- 
letic cxerlion was over for the 
day. as the two other members 
of their team would take over 
the biking and running. But for 
the 37 individual triathletes. it 
had only just begun. They had 
yet to face an 18-mile bike race 
and a 4-mile run. 

This year's event was held at 
Cohuiia Springs Camp in Cran- 
dall, Georgia, on Sunday, Sep- 
tember 8. 

"We had good weather, no- 
body got hurt, and people 
showed up, so it was success- 
ful," said Phil Garver, chairman 
of Southern's HPER depart- 
ment. "It's a beautiful course, 
and the atmosphere between 
competitors was great." 

This year there were 37 indi- 
vidual triathletes (including a 59- 
year-old woman) and 1 1 relay 
teams of three people each, for a 
total of 70 participants. Five 
Southern College students com- 
peted individually: Jeremy Pet- 
tit, Eric O'Brien, John Negley, 
David Self and Shawn Servoss. 

Servoss won first place in the 16-19 age divi- lowed by second place 
sion. Twelve other Southern students com- with a time of 1:25:41. 
peted as members of a relay team. Next year the triathlon will be held several 

Collegedale Academy and Pisgah Acad- weeks later in the school year, because many 
emy each sent a team, but the majority of students don't feel they haveachance to train 
competitors are from the Chattanooga com- for it in time. Garver said, 
munity. "They tell us we're oneoftheeheap- 
est and reasonable triathalons," said Tanya 
Johnson, a wellness major and coordii 
the triathalon. 

Community members must pay a $25 fee. 
Alumni are charged $15, and academy stu- 
dents, Southern students and staff pay $10. 

Community wellness major Heather Wil- 
liams competed in the running third of a relay fe 
team. "It was scary," she said. "But I enjoyed II ^^ ' 
going by students and my family members 
and hearing them yell support. There were a 
lot of us in this torture thing together." 

Why don't more Southern students partii 
pate? "Thesad thing is that most of them di 
look at this as a fun challenge, they 
serious competitivcevent/'Garversaid. "More 
people cheered for the 59-year old lady, and 
that goes to show that finishing ' 
tant than winning." 

The total times for all three 
from 1:24:29 to 2:37:54. First pi: 
winner for the third year in 
Courier of Chattanooga. He 




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No More 
Savage Tan! 



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ice again ol 
gazing at the babes on the 
trying to attain that perfect 
i Savage Tan". Perhaps your 
wasn't filled with scenes from 
the beach. Maybe you were surrounded 
by thousands of little children known as 
campers. Whatever the case may be, the 
is probably something you now 



With the pleasant thoughts of the 
summer behind us, we are now thrown 
violently back into the high stress world 
known as "studying". We all hate to hear 
the "S" word but it's a part of our lives 
once again. But don't despair. Right 
around that time of day when you have 
started to read the same paragraph for the 
fifth time there is a two or three hour 
stress relief period we call "Intramural s". 

Even if you don't think you are very 
athletic, it really doesn't matter. Most 
people are involved so that they can let 
off a little steam and forget studying for 
a short while. If for some reason you ab- 
solutely refuse to engage in sports, then 
come and socialize with the rest of the 
spectators. It's a good time to meet new 
people and just enjoy the atmosphere. 

The experience may not be quite as re- 
warding as the gazing at the beach. But 
then again, at least with intramurals there 
is a chance of getting picked up. 




Cyclists race to the finish line at Southern's Triathlon. 



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Lifestyle 



Southern Celebrates All Year Long 



Southern College's 100th birthday party 
will not be a big one-time bash, rather, every- 
thing throughout the year will have a centen- 
nial flavor, according to Dr. Jim Ashlock, 
director of aJumni and college relations. 

The official centennial logo, a teal green and 
burgundy celebratory display of the number 
"100" as if on a racetrack, will be seen in 
almost every area of student life: on the flags 
lining College Drive, writing pens, t-shirts, 
the Gym-Masters uniforms, in the Southern 
Memories, Southern Accent and the Joker, on 
large banners in campus buildings and on 
small ones on faculty desks. 

"We are celebrating the school yearof 1992," 
Ashlock said. "That's the emphasis of the 
centennial." He said the logo is to enhance 
recognition, and to keep it alive throughout 
the year. 

There will be at least three special events 
planned in conjunction with the centennial. A 
Centennial Golf Tournament will be held on 
October 25 during Homecoming Weekend, 
and is targeted toward alumni. There will also 
be a 10-day centennial bike tour in Holland 
during November, also catering to alumni. 
The third centennial event will be a banquet 
for college supporters, the community and 
business people to "better acquaint them with 
an understanding of Southern College and 
what it represents," Ashlock said. 

In addition, Ashlock said Collegedale's 
annual Fourth-of-July parade will be "focused 
around Southern's centennial." 

"I'm wide open for ideas on how we can 
better involve the current student body to 
make them aware what the centennial is all 
about," Ashlock said. "I'm anxious to involve 




Dr. Jim Ashlock, director of alumni relations, plans Centennial activities, 



as many students as possible. I don't have all his job title, director of alumni and college 

the answers. I'm just making it all happen." relations, meant that he would naturally as- 

Ashlock graduated from Collegedale Acad- sume charge of the centennial plans. He was 
emy and attended Southern Missionary Col- given a $40,000 budget to work with, 
lege for one year before taking off for army "Initially, we ran over, but we hope to re- 
duties. He then finished at Pacific Union coupsomeofthatthroughthesalesofthesou- 
Coltege,andlatereamedadoctorateinteacher venirs," Ashlock said, 
education / school administration from Ore- The souvenirs are on sale in the public 
gon State. 

When he came to Southern in March, 1991, 



See Birthday, p. 9 



SA Mascot Is "Tragically Hip" 



By Gina Graham 

None of the officers remember where the 
idea originated, but this year the Student 
Association has a new member. He has green 
"skin." Dobber is his name. 

During registration students entered a name 
contest for the colorful dinosaur mascot of the 
1991-92SA. Rob Hunter, sophomore English 
major, came up with the name. "I don't know 
why I named him that," he said. "The name 
just popped into my head." Hunter received a 
green Southern College windbreaker from the 
Campus Shop as a prize. 

Dobber's debut was at the SA Welcome 
Back Party on August 3 1 . "We got a positive 
response after the Welcome Back Party," said 
Rob Fulbright, SA president. "Mike [Ma- 
gursky] even incorporated him in the slide 
show, he was animated on the screen." 
Magursky, Strawberry Festival co-producer, 
originally created the mascot. 

According to SA social vice president Krisi 
Clark, Dobber's costume was made by Lezlee 
Walters of Collegedale. The material is " . 
fuzzy green. You get a lot of hair in your 
mouth when you wear it. It is very hot!" Clark 
said. She would not state who wore the 
costume during the Welcome Back Party. 



Why a dinosaur? Magursky 
said "It's a creature of extinc- 
tion for the SA of distinction." 
He started out as an eagle, 
according to Magursky, and 
then a turtle, a squirrel ("ap- 
propriate around this campus") 
andahuman. Hisoriginal color 
was purple. "After a lengthy 
discussion with my co-work- 
ers at McKees." Magursky said, 
"we came up with the idea of a 
dinosaur. During breaks, I 
started sketching on napkins in 
the break room, Eight hours 
and several thousand Little 
Debbies later, Dobber was 
bom." 

"We want something for the 
students to relate with SA," 
Fulbright said. "We want to 
have something a little light. 
SA has been political in the 
past. We want to lighten it up. 




Ed Schneider poses with Dobber, the new SAmascot 



Features 



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Friday, September 13 

7 p.m. 

Members Free 

Non-Members $1 .00 

(Meet in the student park in the event of rain) 

Get Aquainted Party 

Sunday, September 15 
2-5 p.m. 

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relations office, and are targeted 

toward alumni, faculty and staff, 
and students. Items available 
include a lapel pin ($2), mug ($5), 
large mug ($6), t-shirt ($6), com- 
memorative medallion and case 
($25 each), pictorial book of 
Southern's history ($34.95 before 
Jan. 1 ; $44.95 after; $200 leather- 
bound before Jan. 1; $210 after), 
and a men's or women's Seiko 
watch with a gold-embossed face 
and the logo ($245). 

Ashlock said the book, A Cen z 
tury of Challenge: The Story of 
Southern College by Dr. Dennis 
Pettibone, is "a pictorial story of 
Southern. It has lots of color 
pictures and is something that can 
stay on the coffee table as a proud 
remembrance of the college and 
how it evolved." 

The commemorative medallions 
contain one troy ounce of silver, 
and are available with the emblem 
of Southern Junior College, South- 
em Missionary College, or South- 
em College. All three types have 
the centennial logo on the back. 
Ashlock suggests that the coins 
would make great gifts forparents 
of students that are alumni. "A 
little gift like this you can keep, 
and it has special meaning." 

As many as 300 of the t-shirts 
have already been used in recruit- 



Money from the centennial 
budget has been given to various 
campus groups, such as the stu- 
dent senate, Southern Memories 
yearbook. Southern Accent, the 
Joker, and the Gym-Masters, to 
aid them in making use of the 
centennial theme and logo. | ; 



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Dobber, no mM 

The dinosaur will be at all SA 



Magursky described Dobber's 
characteristics: "Heisatragically 
hip individual (notice the semi- 
Oakley sunglasses). He will only 
be seen in the most trendy •'in- 
dinosaur" clothing. He is a very 
social being and will be at every 
SA event. He is not dating and 
last I heard he is looking for a date 
weekend." 




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ACcentENNIAL 



April 24 SMC Enrollment Up; 
328 Accepted to 149 Year Ago 

Reprinted from the Southern Accent, May 4, 1961 



The number of students thus 
far accepted for the 1961-62 
school year has exceeded that of 
the corresponding time last year. 
This will be Southern Mission- 
ary College's biggest year for 
enrollment thus far if the trend 
keeps up, according to a recent 
interview with Professor J.M. 
Ackerman, director of admis- 



Last April, 149 

As of the April 24 meeting of 
the admissions committee, 328 
students have been accepted. 
One hundred and twelve of this 
number are new students. By 
April '26 of last year, only 149 
had been accepted, 68 of that 
number being new students. 

One of the main reasons for 
this increase in enrollment, as 
seen by Professor Ackerman, is 
the new policy for dormitory 
room, apartment, and trailer 
space reservations. Students are 
not permitted to make these 
reservations for the next year 
unless they have been accepted 
by the admissions committee. 
To date there have been 230 
students accepted from the ac- 
ademies and 98 from high 
schools. 

The fres&man class, with 1 23 
accepted thus far, is the largest, 
being closely followed by the 
sophomores. Nextyear'ssenior 
class will possibly be the largest 
graduating class yet, with 35 al- 
ready accepted. 



Most from Florida 

The students are coming from 
all parts of the United States and 
the globe. Portugal, Burma, 
Canada, and South America are 
already represented. The larg- 
est proportion are from the 
Southern Union. Floridahasthe 
highest number of acceptances, 
and the Kentucky-Tennessee 
conference is next. Many are 
coming from outside the South- 
em Union from the states of 
California, Missouri, Pennsyl- 
vania, Texas, Michigan, Ohio, 
Arizona, Louisiana and Arkan- 

Because the new women's 
residence hall will be ready by 
registration time, the college will 
be able to house more students. 
The men will occupy both of the 
present dormitories. Of the total 
number accepted thus far, 163 
are women students. Last year 
at this time total acceptances of 
women students numbered 74. 
Sixty village students have been 
accepted. 

1.0 GPA Necessary 
The admissions committee, 
in considering acceptances for 
this next year, has tried to raise 
the scholastic standards for ad- 
mission. Students with a grade- 
point average of less than 1.0, 
with few exceptions, were not 
accepted. Some acceptances are 
pending until the results of this 
semester's examinations. — 
PAN " 



Entertainment 



Up and Down the Stairs... 



This campus is actually located in two 
valleys and on a hill (running parallel to the 
valleys) in between. First we have the flat- 
tened area where the dormitories, gymna- 
sium, and Village Market plus Plaza are or- 
ganized. Then comes the "hill" where most of 
the "educational" buildings are found — well, 
Wright Hall sort of begins at the mall and 
meanders up to the promenade. But the Nurs- 
ingBldg., Library, Hackm an Hall, Lynn Wood 
Hall, Physics-Math Bldg. (DaniellsHall),So- 
Ju-Conian (Religion) Hall, and Brock Hall all 
extend along the brow of this hill. Then the 
industrial valley is on the other side of the hill. 
Industrial Rd. itself runs the full length of this 
valley. 

Well, getting to these levels of buildings 
and everything else requires many sets of 
steps at various intervals. For example, if a 
coed wants to reach the promenade from 
Thatcher Hall, she must travel up 1 10 steps 
and then another 31 steps if she wanted to 
reach the Education Bldg. If you went from 
the parking lot begind Hackm an Hall up to the 
Education Bldg., that's 35 steps. So to make 



a one-way trip from Thatcher Hall to Ledford 
Hall a person would experience the delight of 
contending with 172 steps! 

To go from the end of the promenade (in the 
Brock Hall area) down to the sidewalks con- 
necting Brock and Mabel Wood Halls, you 
headdown21 quite steep steps. The handrails 
here are very shiny indicating that many stu- 
dents evidently slide down the handrails rather 
than hazarding the steps. It's a pity that there 
isn't some system for sliding back up to the 
promenade again, but if there were we wouldn't 
need the steps in the first place! 

The 21 steps leading from the promenade 
up to the front porch of Lynn Wood Hall are 
also rather steep. SC students should have 
very well developed leg muscles and no cardio- 
vascular problems! The men generally use the 
steps on the north side of Wright Hall. These 
are not difficult because scattered among the 
71 steps are 28 little landing places which 
makes the journey a little easier. In my survey 
of SC's steps (there are many more which 
haven ' t been mentioned) I discovered a secret 
set of steps just wide enough to accommodate 



By E.O. Grundset 

one person at a time. These ancient steps lead 
in a zig-zag way from the Lynn Wood parking 
lot down to the old boiler room ( wonder who 
ever used these steps — maybe boiler-room 
attendants who were in a hurry). 

I also found the newest set of steps pro- 
duced by our Engineering Dept. — 12 very 
nice concrete steps leading form a "no man's 
land" of gravel below the Religion Bldg. and 
ending high above Industrial Rd. — sort of a 
connection between noplace and nowhere 
(yet)! 

So . . . we're hoping to visit along these 
steps this centennial school year and see what 
is stirring on campus each month — what we 
find out may have scholastic, social, or behav- 
ioral significance — or no significance at all. It 
may be exciting, mundane, romantic, silly, or 
even weird — an up and down chronicle of 
campus life. We'll take forays at times into 
different buildings located at various levels 
along the steps — the first report will be in the 
Sept. 26 issue of the Southern Accent and 
once a month thereafter. 



THE FAR SIDE 



By GARY LARSON 




The Farmers' Mafia sends Henry a message 

Calvin and Hobbes 



by Bill Waterson 




Viewpoints 



What is Victoria's Secret? 




Robert Sudds 


Carissa Lea viti 


Rodney Rufb 




A lirtle of nothing, for 


"Keeping people 


"Her bedroom." 




a lot of money." 


guessing." 


"Her measurements." 





What would you do next if you were Gorbechev? 




Millie White 


Josepher Monies 


"Let Raisa run the 


"Launch a thermonu- 


country because the 


clear attack on the 


men messed up in the 


Baltics and the rest ot 


first place." 


the Republics." 



Arts/Entertainment Calendar 



Friday, September 13 

♦This is Reverse Weekend. 

♦7:00 p.m. Business Club Vespers at Lake 
Ocoee with Dr. Dave Smith as the speaker. 

♦8:00 p.m. Vespers in the Church pre- 
sented by CARE and CABL. CABL CAFE 
in the Student Center afterwards. 

Sabbath, September 14 

*9:00 and 11:30 a.m. Church Services with 
Elder Wright as the speaker. 

♦Sabbath Schools will be conducted in 
Thatcher Hall, Lynn Wood Hall, and the 
Student Center. 

*Clown Ministry Workshop- 2:30 p.m. at 
Lynn Wood Hall. 

*Dr. Ben Carson will speak at Collegedale 
Academy Auditorium at 3:00 p.m. 

*7:30 p.m. Evensong at the Church. 

*The "Border" Party in lies P.E. Center 
sponsored by CABL begins at 8:30 p. m. 

*KR's Place and the Student Center will be 
open until 1 1 :45 p.m. and midnight respec- 
tively. 

Sunday, September 15 

♦Senior Portraits taken in the Student 

♦Married Women fellowship meeting held 
in So-Ju-Conian hall #201 from 10-11:00 
a.m. Child Care Provided. 

•Business Club Get-Acquainted Bash at 
the Huse's home. Members only. 



Monday, September 16 

♦Senior Pictures in the Student Center. 
*SA Spirit Week begins. 



Tuesday, September 17 

*6:30 p.m. Joker Release Party along the 
Promenade. 

Thursday, September 19 

♦S A Assembly, ll:00a.m„Iles. 

Friday, September 20 

♦Religion Retreat, C. D. Brooks. 
♦Vespers, C. D. Brooks. 

Saturday, September 21 

♦Church Service, Ken Rogers. 
♦Evensong, 7:30. 
♦SA Talent Show 

Sunday, September 22 

♦Beginning of Week of Spiritual Empha- 



Monday, September 23 

♦Last day to return textbooks until Dec. 



Tuesday, September 24 

♦Double Credit Assembly; Richard Barron 



in the Church. 

♦Week of Spiritual Emphasis, 7 p.m. 
meeting. 

Wednesday, September 25 

♦Week of Spiritual Emphasis, 7 p.m. 
meeting. 

Thursday, September 26 

♦Double Credit Assembly, Richard Bar- 
ron, in the Church. 
♦7:00 p.m. meeting. 

Around the Town 

♦Hunter Museum of Art, presents "Next 
Generation: Southern Black Aesthetic" 
through Sept. 22. 

♦Regional History Museum, presents "Play | 
Ball," an exhibit focusing on the recent 
history of baseball in Chattanooga, through 
September. 

♦Creative Arts Guild, Dalton, Ga„ presents | 
"American Indian Art," through Sept. 19. 

♦Victorian Gardens: a horticultural ex- 
travaganza at Cheekwood's Botanic Hall 
September 1-29. 

♦Cheekwood: the Lower Stallworth Gal- 
lery will display collection of contemporary 
screenprints, lithographs and intagios, July 
13-Sept. 22. 

♦Driving Miss Daisy opens Friday, Sep- 
tember 20 for a five weekend run. Cumber- 
land County Playhouse. 



16 School Days Left Until Mid Term Break^ 



A Southern 

Accent 




Volume 47, Number 2 



September 26, 1991 




Reggie Pulliam performs his prize-winning Tae Kwon Do 



the talent show last Saturday night. 



Week of Spiritual 

Emphasis 

Brings 'Good News' 



"Good News" is the theme of Southern's 
Week of Spiritual Emphasis, which will con- 
tinue through Saturday, September 28. 

Elder Richard Barron, associate director of 
church ministries for the General Conference 
of Seventh-day Adventists, is the guest speaker. 
Meetings will be held at 7 p.m. each evening 
through Thursday, and at I la.m. today (double 
credit). The Friday vespers program will be at 
8 p.m. All meetings will be in the Collegedalc 
Church. 

According to Campus Chaplain Ken Ro- 
gers, "The students have enjoyed his [Bar- 
ron's] dynamic presentation, good sense of 
humor, and his positive role modeling of a 
vibrant Christian life." 

Barron graduated from Oakwood College, 
Huntsville, Ala., in 1962. He later earned his 



™ J '" 6 "" Huntsville, Ala., rn 1962. He later earned hi; 

£1 A rTl I a c*\ 1 T* g* master of divinity degree at Andrews Univer- 

^A lalent Snow Performs si ' yinBerrienSpnngs ' Mich - 
For Full House 



Injn, 



By Jennifer Speuhei 
ation gathered by Lani Kre 






e night the tiny town of Collegedale 
..™ oumething in common with the Big apple. 
Men in tuxedoes escorted arriving show- 
goers to their seats for the off Broadway 
show. The lies P.E. Center was transformed 
into a park with benches, trees, street lamps 
with a twinkling skyline behind. Spirit week 
ended with a bang September 21 with the 
annual SA Talent Show. 

Audience member and freshman business 
major David Prins commented on the show 

H looked like they put a lot of hard work into 
"t- It was nice that they had a variety of 
acts. Social Vice President Kris Clark said 

1 wanted to make the Talent Show some- 
thing different. I hope that we set a precedent 
tor upcoming events." 

Ken Rogers hosted the show and enter- 
tained with jokes, often about one of the 
judges, E. O. Grundset. When asked how he 
enjoyed the spotlight, Rogers remarked, 

Hosting was tremendous. It was a pleasure 
to help out." 

vn^ 6 P < r ° gra T hadl l acts that ran S e <* ^om 
vocal solos and piano playing to a martial art 
rowme a nd a musical skit. Styles of songs 
varied from religious to love songs, patriotic 
o comical. Clark said, "I was pleased with 
me variety of the people who participated." 



Cash Prizes were awarded to the winners of 
first, second, and third place, and for the 
People's choice award. 

Karen MacDowell and Katherine Szamko 
tied for third place and each were awarded 
$25. MacDowell sang "We Shall Behold 
Him" and Szamko sang "Could've Been." 

The $50 second place prize went to Libby 
Riano who sang "Nobody Loves Me Like You 
Do" as slidesof campus couples flashed on the 

A Tae Kwan Do routine by Reginald Pul- 
liam captured the first place prize of $75. The 
routine was choreographed to the energetic 
music of "Kata." Pulliam demonstrated the 
graceful moves of the martial art as well as the 
use of its weapon.the nun-chucks. 

Although not everyone could win, all con- 
testants received $25 for making it through the 
final audition and for participating in the show. 

The audience participated in the judging by 
choosing the People's Choice Award. The 
printed program provided a ticket on which 
each person could write down th name of their 
favorite act. The tickets were collected and 
tallied. James Dittis, Marymer Perales, and 
Sean Pitman won the $50 award with their 
See Talent, p.4 



Heritage Singers 
To Present Concert 



■■ Jennifer Spehhe, 



The Heritage Singers, an internationally 
known gospel singing group, will present a 
concert Monday, September 30, at 7 p.m. in 
the lies Physical Education Center. 

The seven-member group will sing tradi- 
tional and contemporary music, as well as 
songs for children. The Heritage Boys Quar- 
tet, made up of the four men in the group and 
accompanied by the Heritage Band, will also 
be featured. 

With more than 18 years of continuous 
touring throughout the world, the group is 
interdenominational. It stresses variety in its 

The Heritage Singers have their own 30- 
minute television program, "keep on Sing- 
ing," which is aired weekly on the Trinity 
Broadcasting Network, the Liberty Network, 
and many other stations across the country. 
They have received 12 Angel Awards by 
Religion in Media in Hollywood, including 
awards for Best Christian Television Variety 
Show, Best Children's Album, Best Album of 
the Year, Best Vocal Group of the Year, and 
Best Music Video. 



News 

Southern's Nursing Students 
Know More Than Bed Pans 

Nursing Students Rate Perfect on Boards 



Nursing students from South- 
ern College took their boards ex- 
amination on July 9- 10, 1 99 1 , and 
had a 100 percent passing rate. 

All 82 students passed on the 
first attempt. This included 36 
students from the Orlando, Fla., 
campus. 

Southern College nursing col- 
lege nursing students sit for the 
examination after they earn their 
A.S. degree, normally after two 



years of study. They find them- 
selves among many students who 
have completed a 3-year diploma 
program for a 4-year bachelor's 
degree program. 

"It's a very happy day," said 
Katie Lamb, chair of the depart- 

This year, Southern's nursing 
department has 149 associate 
degree and 30 bachelor degree 
students. 



'Talk-Better Radio' 

Professional Speach Trainer Speaks At Southern 



Imagine a short, spiked haired 
woman in her thirties standing on 
top of a desk yelling "Hello Joe!" 
at thetopofherlungs. Thentryto 
imagine a room full of people 
being convinced to stand and also 
yell "Hello Joe!" as loud as they 



This 



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of Brock Hall, September 1 1, at 
the "Talk-Better Radio" presen- 
tation be Marilyn Pitman, voice 
consultant, stand up comic and 
radio talk show hostess. 

Pitman is a voice consultant 
for National Public Radio and also 
has her own company called Talk- 
Better Radio that trains people to 
speak effectively. She has been in 
the field of radio for 15 years. 

She used her stand up come- 
dian talents to set the mood for 
teaching. DanLandrumofWSMC 



remarked, "She's a very dynamic 
trainer who uses an inductive 
method of teaching." 

Pitman stressed the importance 
of speaking well. "Vocal dynam- 
ics are everything. It isn't just for 
broadcasting, it's for life," says 
Pitman. "In this world, the ability 

She is an occasional talk show 
hostess for KGO, an AM radio 
station in San Francisco, and can 
be heard doing voice-overs for 
documentaries on public televi- 
sion. She also has performed in 
such comedy clubs as Punch Line 
in San Francisco. 

Pitman said she would like to 
someday have her own radio talk 
show and to be a successful stand 
up comic. "I love to teach," she 
said, "but comedy is my dream." 



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Irbur preceptor will be an 
experienced Army Nurse who 
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schtjol to practice. With advice, 
counsel on Army nursing pro- 
cedure, or just by being a friend. 
With your preceptor's help, 
you'll meet your new challenge and rapidly move into a 
leadership role of your own. 

If you're a BSN candidate. . . or you are an RN with a 
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News 



Southern's Enrollment Pattern 
Continues Upward Climb 



By Jennifer Speicher 

Enrollment figures at Southern give an 
official head count of 1,532 for 1991-92. 

Though the actual head count is down by 
two, the full time equivalency (FTE) reached 
1,297. This is eight above last year's offi- 
cial figure and the highest FTE since 1982. 

The relatively small decrease in students 
surprised campus officials, who had pre- 
dicted a decline of about 58 students, says 
Mary Elam, director of records at the col- 
lege. 

Returning students number 912, up 24 
from last year. An additional 60 came back 
after being away for a year of more. The 
balance represents 134 transfer students 
and 59 special students. 

Students signed up for 20,106 hours of 
classwork this year, an increase of 309. 



Southern To Hold 

Symphony Concerto 

Contest 

Southern will hold a symphony concerto 
contest for high school and collegiate instru- 
mentalists and vocalists. 

Each applicant must prepare one move- 
ment of a concerto or a single movement 
piece. The piece must have orchestral accom- 
paniment available. 

The application deadline is November 20, 
1 99 1 . Auditions will be held December 4 in 
Ackerman Auditorium, located on the second 
floor of J. Mable wood Hall Building. 

Five winners will be selected to perform 
with the Southern College Symphony in their 
concert on January 24, 1 992, in the Colleged- 
ale Seventh-day Adventist Church. 

For more information call the music de- 
partment. 



Spiritual, 






"This is a great opportunity for the school 
family to be challenged spiritually," said 
Rogers. "One of the main program differ- 
ences between Southern and other colleges is 
this special time to focus on our spiritual 
relationships." 

An agape feast will be held in the cafeteria 
immediately following vespers on Friday. The 

week will conclude with the church s™ : 

Saturday. 



New Service Helps Students With Financial Aid 



Every year, millions of eligible students 
miss out on 'ieir share of the $26 billion 
dollars available from foundations, organiza- 
tions, and state and federal student aid pro- 
grams because they don't apply or they do not 
know how to complete the applications insure 
the best chance of receiving an award. 

To assist students in determining exactly 
how much money they are eligible for, Con- 
jes Academic Funding, is now offering a 
sophisticated computer service that analyzes 
a student's individual family circumst, 
and prepares a step-by-step outline illu 



ing what action the student needs to take. 

According to company spokesman Carvil 
Phillips, students complete a questionnaire 
about their income, expenses, academic abili- 
ties, and a list of the schools that they are 
considering attending. This information is 
entered into a computer and analyzed . A 
report is prepared that will help guide the 
student through the 



organizations, and s 
-ml applications to ii 
receiving an award. 
For more inlVirnuin. 



ize of foundations, 
and federal student 
: the best chance of 



i call (212) 368-0305 




Elder Barron speaks at the Monday night 
meeting for Week of Spiritual Emphasis. 



Over 3 Million Students Will Qualify 
For College Grants & Scholarships 

• Learn the quickest & easiest ways you can win 
both scholarships and financial aid awards 

1 Learn how to improve your chances for Grants 

' Learn how to aquire and increase the amount of 
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musical skit "If I only had a brain. 
Audience attendance was so high 
that all 700 chairs were filled and 
people had to sit on the bleachers, 
according to Clark. K.R. Davis a 
sponsor for the show, also agreed 
that "there was a good turn out." 
Bill Wohlers, Vice President 
for Student Affairs said, "It's 
probably the best talent show in 
recent memory. I think it's what 
we can expect from the S.A. offi- 
cers for the rest of the year." ff§9 

Communication 
Workshop Lacks 
Sou thern Students 

By Michelle Lashier 



Renaissance Band Calliope To Perform At Southern 



When Lucy Bardo, Lawrence Calliope, willperform 
Benz, Allan Dean and Ben Harms em in Ackerman Auditc 
pack their bags for a tour, most of Wednesday, October 2, , 
the bags contain strange instru- Calliope uses over 4 1 
ments and clothes that take one ments to perform a variet 
back to the 13th or 14th Century. 
The reason is they are virtuoso 
musicians and members of the 
Renaissance Band Calliope. 



Chamber Music Award, Calliope 

has toured most of the continental 

United Slates, Alaska, Canada 

v^amupe uses over fu instru- and Mexico. 

ments to perform a variety of 13th In addition to it's renaissance 

to 17th century works, giving repertoire, Calliopehasexpanded 

audiences a taste of renaissance this year to include folk songs, 

' ' ' dixieland, and jazz. 



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Art By Russian and Local Artist To Be Displayed in Brock Gallery 



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Paintings by Melissa Heffer- 
lin, daughter of Physics Depart- 
ment Chairman Dr. Ray Heffer- 
lin, and Russian artist Daud 
Ahkriev will be exhibited starting 
with an opening reception Sun- 
day, October 6, at 7 p.m. in the 
Brock Hall Gallery. 

The art will be exhibited until 
December 14. The gallery hours 



are Monday through Thursday 
from 8 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday 
until 3 p.m. 

Hefferlin started painting in 
1985. She took two years of art at 
UTC and then went to Los Ange- 
les for another two years. After 
this she decided to go to Russia to 
study. 

Ahkriev, who has painted for 



22 years, graduated this year from 
the six-year art program. 

Through Hefferlin's transla- 
tion, Ahkriev said that he loves 
the United States "because you 
don't have to wait around to get 
things." Paints, brushes, and 
canvas are hard to find in Russia. 
"Artist's paint on old canvases or 
sheets," said Hefferlin. 



has compassion and cares about 
people," said Powell, a correspon- 
dent for ABC affiliate WZZM- 
TV. 

Powell was aguest at the South- 
ern Society of Adventist Commu- 
nicators Conference, held Septem- 
ber 20-22 in Hilton Head, South 
Carolina. 

The SSAC was created as a 
way Adventist communicators 
working in non-SDA firms could 
get together and share their con- 
cerns and techniques, as well as 
fellowship with one another. 

This organization is the only 
one of its kind in North America. 
President Brenda Wood, news 
anchor of a CBS affiliate in At- 
lanta, expressed she would like to 
see SSAC become a national 
organization. 

New SSAC officers were 
elected. Journalism and Commu- 
nications Department Chair R. 
Lynn Sauls was elected vice-presi- 
dent of the organization. Assis- 
tant professor Volker Henning was 
re-elected as a member of the 
executive board. MarkRumsey.a 
former adjunct teacher for South- 
em's Communications depart- 
ment, was also elected to the board. 
As vice-president, Sauls will 
be working closely with Wood. 
They will be planning next year's 
conference, scheduled to be held 
at Cohutta Springs Camp. Sauls 
is pleased with the new location 
because "more of the students 
form Southern's Journalism and 
Communications Department will 
be able to attend. It won't take so 
much driving and it will be less 
expensive." 

No current students from 
Southern attended. Sauls believes 
that work appointments, the cost, 
and long distance were some of 
the reasons for the lack of atten- 
dance. 

Graduate Tiffany Wilson ex- 
pressed that she wished more 
students had gone. "The meet- 
ings were inspiring," she said. "I 
learned a lot and met some great 
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Take Advantage of 

Week of Spiritual 

Emphasis! 

gy Daryl Cole 

Why are you at Southern? 
If you think it's just to get an 
education, you're wrong! I 
e you and I are here for a 
better reason than that. 

Week of Spiritual Emphasis 
s almost over, and I hope 
; been taking advantage 

God has not only brought us 
here for a reason, but He also 
brought Elder Barron here for a 

This week, I've heard students 
say they couldn't go to the 
meetings because they had too 
ich homework. But what's 
nportant— school or 
God? 

Don't think I'm condemning 
anyone. After all, lam writing 
this editorial whileamccnnj] is 
going on. But I made the wrong 
choice in priorities. 
Take time to attend the rest of 
the meetings. 

; you didn't find this 
editorial overly inspiring, but I 
think you'll find theBiblei 
nlightening. Try 1 John 



Sports 



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v John Appe! 



Just about the time the 
pennant race is heating in 
the majors, a contest with 
even more meaning is upon 
us. Not, I'm not talking 
about the contest to see who 
can find Mr. or Mrs. Right 
first, and I'm not talking 
about the contest to see who 
can stay in their "cubby 
hole" the longest studying. 
Not that either of those 
things are wrong, just don't 
let them interfere with 
"ALL NIGHT SOFT- 
BALL!" 

Perhaps the most looked 
forward to of all sporting 
events, the all nightsoftball 
tournament is about here. 
It's notonly popular among 
those who are playing, as 
some may assume. It's a 
time when everybody 
comes together and inter- 
acts socially. People show 
up for all sorts of reasons, 
from actually playing to just 
avoiding curfew. 

It's a great way to spend 
a Saturday night. After all, 
you don't have to hear the 
infamous "what are we 
gonna do now" routine 
among your friends. Save 
some money and resist 
getting turned down by the 
"dreamboat" just one more 
week. Who knows, they 
may even be there. Well, if 
they are as awesome as you 
think, they will be! 



Golf Tournament To Be Held at 
Fall Creek Falls State Park 



The Southern College Semi- 
Annual Golf Tournament will 
begin October 6, 7 a.m. at Fall 
Creek Falls State Park. Entry 
deadline is this Friday. 

Participants in the four-man 
select-shot tournament must be a 
current or past student of staff 
member Southern College, or a 
member of any SDA church. 



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started in 1974 by Ted Evans of 
the HPER department. At that 
time there were only Five teams 
totalling 20 players, and all par- 
ticipants were Southern Mission- 
aryCollegestudentsorstaff. This 
year's tournament is expected to 
draw 120 players, most of whom 
willbe alumni. Steve Jaecks. one 



of three tournament coordinators, 
said the primary reason more 
Southern College students do not 
participate is the cost. 

The fee is $39 which includes 

twomuligansperplayer. Thefirst 

30 four-man team entries will be 

accepted. Registration forms and 

See Golf, p. 7 



Softball or Hard Ball? 

All Night Softball Tournament To Be Played Saturday Night 



Jody Travis' team won last 
year. Who will win the All Night 
Softball Tournament this year? 

For more then six years, the 
intramural softball teams have 
come together to compete against 
each other. This year will be no 
different. The tournament will be 
played this Saturday night start- 
ing at 8:00p.m. 

The teams will attempt through- 
out the night and into the early 
morning hours lo eliminate all of 
their competitors. 

The teams seats are chosen 
according to their status during 
the intramural league playing. 

In the past, they have played 
double eliminations, only one 
pitch per player, and seven in- 
nings with two outs per inning. 
But coach Steve Jaecks said that 
he may change the game format 
this year. "These games could be 



played one of three ways," said inning,orseveninningswiththree 

Jaecks, "Thegameeoukl lasi seven outs per inning." 
innings with two outs per inning Refreshments and snacks will 

five innings with three outs per be sold at the tournament. 



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tournament fees must be given to the closest-to-the-pin contest, 
coordinator Ted Evans be Sep- Traditionally sponsored by the 
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helping. 

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Lifestyle 



Thatcher Mascot Is Feline Fine 

Stray Cat Finds A Temporary Home On Thatcher's Front Porch 



Yawn. Stretch. Slowly Shadow opens one 
eye to get a peek at the world. Dozens of pairs 
of feet step over, around and beside him as 
they dash off. hurrying to meet Iheir appoint- 
ments. He glances at the sun, it's 10 minutes 
until eight, and much too early to begin the 
day. He closes his eye and returns to dream- 
ing. 

Shadow is the black cat who has become a 
permanent part of the Thatcher Hall porch 
decor. "This cat has taken it upon himself to 
become the dorm guard, but security is paid to 
do the job of protecting the ladies that reside 
here, so there is no need for this cat," said 
Sharon Enge! dean of women. 

He arrived during fourth summer session, 
according to Assistant Dean of Women Kassie 
Krause. and first resided outside of the Con- 
ference Center. The men staying at the center 
took care of shadow, but he discovered 
Thatcher one day while taking a walk, and 
made himself at home. "This male knows that 
being seen with the ladies is better," added 
Krause. 

"Once this summer, Ron Qualley, dean of 
men, took Shadow home with him," said Toni 
Arbour, dean's assistant, "but the cat kept 
coming back to Thatcher because he likes 

Once again he awakens to the hustle of 
bodies late for class. It is now 10o'clock,and 
his stomach begins to rumble. Rolling over, 
he looks at his cat dish. It has been refilled 
with food and water during the night by the 
one who loves and takes care of him. This 
morning it is liver flavored Nine Lives, much 
better than that vegetarian chicken sandwich a 
passerby left for him on the steps. No wonder 
they didn't want to eat it. 




Thatcher's mascot cat naps on the front porch. He spends much of his time sociali; 
ing with students who happen to cross his path. 

As he lays contentedly in front of the dish o'clock his breakfast has settled and it is time 

i hrunch, two girls stop to pet him. He for a nap in the warm sun. He makes himsell 

purrs and begins rubbing against one of their comfortable on the sidewalk in front of the 

arms, and soon is lying happily in her arms. "I dorm steps, and closes his eyes, 

love him because he's not afraid to show his After being stepped over and around by 

affection, even on the first date," said Lesley more college students than he can count on all 

Hendershot, Thatcher resident. four paws, Shadow goes fora walk. His walks 

Students come and go from the dorm, and ~ 

Shadow observes them all, for a while. By 1 1 



See Mascot, p. 1 



Southern's Shopping Bag Lady 

One of Southern's Students Has an Unusual Hobby of Bag Collecting 



Southern Freshman Jacque Branson has an 
unusual inexpensive hobby of collecting a 
common item. She collects shopping bags. 

Branson believes that she has over 300 
bags. She stores them in boxes and in other 
bags, although she doesn't like keeping them 
in bags because they get tom and wrinkled. 
She has some of her favorites on her bedroom 
walls. 

Branson has been collecting shopping bags 
seriously forat least fouryears. When she first 
began collecting, she did not know anyone 
else who collected them. She now knows 
several other people who have started since 

During her freshman year at Collegedale 
Academy, Branson went on an English trip to 
Boston. On this trip she decided to start 
collecting shopping bags. 

Several years before this trip, she remem- 



By Sherrie Plan 

bers thinking that a Brooks bag was unique- 
looking, so she kept it. Since then she has 
collected several of their bags. Branson said 
she "likes their bags because they change their 
design often." 

Branson first started by collecting fashion 
store bags, but has changed to almost any kind 
of bag. Her favorite bags to collect are the 
ones that have handles. 

"It may surprise you, but I 'm not that big in 
shopping," Branson said. She acquires most 
of the bags free of charge. "I'll just go in the 
store and ask them for a bag," she said. "Most 
of the time they'll give me one." 

One place she has trouble getting free bags 
is at department store perfume counters. "I 
love the perfume bags, but most of the time 
they want you to buy the perfume to get the 
bag," said Branson. 

Her most expensive bag is from i 



in Toronto, Canada. She paid$5.00 font. She 
has also bought several bags from Hallmark. 

Branson's smallest bags measure about 
one inch, and are Christmas tree ornaments 
for her small tree. 

Branson's parents, relatives, friends, and 
even people she doesn't know help her with 
her collection. "One day my aunt mentioned 
to one of her friends that I would like a 
shopping bag that she had," said Branson. 
"Ever since then my aunt's friend collects 
bags and sends them to me," 

Branson said she even used her bug c< >l lect- 
ing as a test to see how much her boyfriend 
liked her. She wanted asmall bag with IijhhIIl-. 
from a particular store and told him, "Dear. 
this is a true test. Please get me a bag." So he, 
and two of his friends, stood in a long line at 
the cashier to get her a bag from Victoria s 



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Beckworth started working on 
the upcoming yearbook right af- 
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The assistant yearbook editors are 
Marcus James and Ellen Roberts. 

The yearbook theme is a sur- 
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yearbook is going lo have more 
color photos, more pages, and "the 
cover is definitely going to be eye 
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The centennial theme is going 
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section devoted to the yearbook is 
not going to be boring," says 
Beckworth. "It is more about the 
social events from history, for 
example, when the college first 
let girls and guys sit together in 
chapel." 

The yearbooks are due to come 
out April 18 at the Strawberry 
Festival, and alumni are invited to 
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vary from walking behind the 
bushes that line the front of 
Thatcher, to following girls to their 
cars in the parking lot, to his ad- 
ventures at night that take him far 
from his guard post in front of the 

By mid-aftemoon Shadow re- 
turns to quiet the rumbling in his 
stomach. Once again the dish is 
filled, and this time it is fish fla- 
vored catfood. Aftercleaninghis 
face and paws. Shadow observes 
each passerby, silently hoping for 
some affection. His wish comes 
true and he purrs happily. Angie 
Coffey, a dorm resident, has 
stopped to give Shadow some 
attention. "It's so nice to have a 
cat outside, just like back home. It 
gives the dorm that little bit of 
home away from home feeling," 
said Coffey. 

However, not all of Thatcher's 
ladies share her opinion. Martine 
Polycarpe says that she hates cats 
and feels that a cat has no place in 
front of the dorm because dormi- 
tory pets are against the rules. 
Raiza Dc Los Rios is worried about 
the situation growing. "It was 
okay when just Shadow was here, 
but now another cat has been 
dropped off to board at Thatcher, 
andit'safemale. A definite prob- 
lem can quickly arise. I don't 
want to have to wade my way 
through a bunch of cats to the 
front door," said De Los Rios. 



Security used to get rid of stray 
animals that adopted Southern 
College as their new home, ac- 
cording to Engel, but nothing has 
been done to find Shadow a new 
home. The deans of Thatcher 
have come up with a solution. 
"We will hold a drawing to deter- 
mine the lucky and permanent 
owner of Shadow," said Engel. 
"The owner will be responsible 
for feeding and taking care of the 
cat, which will live on the porch 
until the new owner can take him 
home." 

"The cat needs a permanent 
owner because we don't know 
who is feeding him now, and if 
that student quits feeding him he 
could starve," said Krause. 

Awakening from his mid-day 
nap. Shadow lies on the porch 
watching his owners come and 
go. "He's content to sit on the 
porch all day eating, sleeping, and 
being loved," said Krause. 

As night curfew approaches, 
several people pause to give 
Shadow a goodnight pat. Erica 
Howdeshell likes the fact that 
whenever she comes out of the 
dorm he's there. "It's nice to 
know that there is always a male 
waiting outside the front door," 
she said. Shawna Fulbrighl agrees. 
"He's the best looking male that 
waits on the porch of Thatcher." 

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ACCENTENNIAL 



Prophecy Series Features 
Mrs. White's Grandson 

Reprinted from the Southern Accent, February 13, 1959 



Elder Arthur L. White, grand- 
son of Mrs. E. G. White, led out 
in the Spirit of Prophesy Em- 
phasis Week, on the campus of 
SMC, February 2 through 7. 

Elder White spoke at chapel 
services, evening worships and 
the 1 1 o'clock service Sabbath 
morning. The week was con- 
cluded Sabbath afternoon, Feb- 
ruary 7, with a Question and An- 
swer meeting in which Elder 
White answered many questions 
about the life, work and teach- 
ings of Mrs. E. G. White. 

Through the use of colored 
slides and vivid recollections of 
his grandmother, Elder White 
traced Mrs. White's pioneering 
life through her childhood in 
New England, her visits to Eu- 
rope and her word in Australia. 
He stated that she wrote fifty- 
three books and 



tides for ourdenominational pe- 
riodicals during her life. 

During the week exhibits dis- 
played E. G. White documents. 
early letters, manuscripts, dia- 
ries, early books, etc.. from the 
White vault at the General Con- 
ference office. These were also 
supplemented by rare volumes 
from the Arthur Daniells Me- 
morial Library. 

Some of the topics presented 
included: If There Be a Prophet 
Among You, The Prophetic Gift 
in Action, How We Got Our 
Doctrines, Relationship of the 
Spirit of Prophecy to the Bible, 
Walking in the Light. 

Elder White made strong ap- 
peals that we not be found guilty 
of neglecting this great blessint- 
of God to His remnant church, 
but that we make full use of the 
Spirit of prophecy writings. J 



Entertainment 



Up and Down the Stairs... 



By E.O. Grundset 



When I was leaving Hackman Hall park- 
ing lot to begin this jaunt, I received the jolt 
of a lifetime— there it was, a car from West 
Virginia with, guess what?, the first three 
letters on the license plate were DNA! How 
absolutely appropriate that acar sporting the 
symbol for the "building blocks of life" 
should be parked behind the Biology Bldg! 
Whoeverowns that car — please don't throw 
that plate away when WV changes plates; 
give it to me and I'll frame it and have it 
placed in a revered spot! 

Well, let's head for the fountain area at 
the topof "Jacob's Ladder" (the men's stairs). 
There are about 50 goldfish in the pool; 
they're all sort of a reddish cast and aren't 
too big indicating that they haven't been in 
the pool too long. It's a very hot day — 
above 90° . In fact this is the hottest Septem- 
ber we've experienced in years according to 
the gushing TV meteorologists. It'salsothe 
noon hour so there aren't too many people 
around. Oh, here come three Talgeites strid- 
ing along (everyone's wearing T-shirts these 
days): Michael Hodges (NO in flamingo 
pink, and Robert Gettys (TN) and Micheal 
Hodges (NC) both in blue T-shirts. (BY the 
way, there are 22 Michael's at this school!) 
All three admitted that they didn't know 
exactly where they were going now! 

Farther down the steps, I met up with 
John Boskind (TN)— he's the SA parlia- 
mentarian, youknow— and Peter Kroll(NC) 
who was ecstatic about his new recyclable 
loose leaf notebook in which he was going 
to keep the sheet music he uses to accom- 



pany voice students. Both of these fellows 
were getting ready to take a nap (I always 
thought that was something students did in 
class !@) 

While I was resting on the rail-road-ties 
retaining wall, I startled Rhondalyne Reed 
(GA) who was very chic-looking in a paisley 
top, mustard-colored skirt andmatching head- 
band. She was on her way to lunch having just 
come from "keyboard" (not sure if that's 
pertaining to piano or computer). This is a 
good spot to observe the beginnings of au- 
tumn. All the tall yellow flowers in adjacent 
fields are Goldenrods, and the mauve ones are 
Joe-pye Weeds. Some trees are starting to 
turn: Dogwood, Sourwood, and Black Gum 
for example. The Crepe Myrtles are vigor- 
ously blooming and notice all the spiked 
maroon Celosia plants in the triangular flower 
bed where Camp Rd. intersects with Apison 
Pike. Another sure sign of autumn are all the 
swallows perched on the wires over by the 
playing fields — thousands of them in the late 
afternoons and evenings. 

Let's get out of this heat and visit the 
newly-decorated Talge Hall lobby. There's a 
shiny new purplish-maroon counter top and 
the smiling receptionist, Gina Bietz (TN) — 
her twin sister works in the Campus Shop but 
I still can't tell them apart — informed me that 
they've added several new pictures to the 
lobby including a fetching "winter street scene 
in Washington, DC" right behind the desk. 
Greg Hudson (TN) was doing something 
strange with a map and two "looking for 
Waldo" types Geoff Blomely (NC) and Kirk 



.In September 



Jacko (OH) accosted me with "Well, what 
are you doing here?" 

Wonder of wonders — I actually discov- 
ered two men's deans in the men's dorm: 
Ron Qualley (minus a hat this time) ex- 
changed pleasantries and Don Mathis pointed 
out that all the sagging wires near the top of 
the hall-ways will be covered with "decora- 
tive boxes." These wires are mostly coming 
from telephones or smoke detector devices. 
I'm sure that the founding fathers never in 
their wildest dreams would have thought 
that at some time every room in Talge and 
Thatcher would be equipped with a tele- 
phone! But such is the case in the "90s. (I'll 
report on the many renovations in Talge 
Hall some other month when I wander down 
this way.) 

I met Jim Green (TX) carrying some 
enormous speakers from his car — he doesn ' t 
want them to be stolen (does he carry them 
in every night?). When they're operating, 
I'm sure that he can produce quite a sound in 
hes vehicle. OK — cut across the circle, past 
the flag pole (which is supporting a huge 
Centennial Flag), up the sidewalk to Thatcher 
wherel encountered Vanessa Johnson (Ont.) 
and Marc Age (NC), a vision in green— they 
were all done for the day. Christine Pever- 
ine (FL). all in red, was on her way to work 
in the Biology Dept. 

I guess I'll follow her up "Rachel's Lad- 
der" (the women's stairs) but, hey, wait for 
me. . . "Help, I've fallen and I can't get up!" 
I must have lost my buzzer someplace up 
and down the stairs! 



THE FAR SIDE 



By GARY LARSON 




Viewpoints 



Where is the Far Side? 




Who should the new science complex be named after? 





Arts and Entertainment Calendar 



Friday, September 27 

• 8:00 p.m. - Vespers in the 
church with Richard Barron. 

Saturday, September 28 

• 9:00 & 11:30 a.m.- Church 
services with Richard Barron. 
•Sabbath schools in Thatcher Hall, 
Lynn Wood and the Student 
Center. 

• 7:30 p.m. - Evensong at the 
church. 

■ 8:00 p.m. - All Night Softball 
behind the V.M. 

Monday, September 30 

• 7:00 p.m. - Heritage Singers 
Concert in lies. 

Tuesday, October I 

• Last day for 60% tuition refund 
for withdrawals. 

Wednesday, October 2 

• 8:00p.m. -Calliope, a Renais- 
i Band will be in Ackerman. 



Thursday, October 3 
• 1 1 a.m. - Assembly 
with Ron Springett at 
the church. 




Friday, October 4 

• 8:00 p.m. - Care Vespers at the 
Church. 

Saturday, October 5 

• 9:00 & 11:30 a.m. - Church serv- 
ices with Ed Wright. 

• SA/Care Lawn Concert. 

• 7:00 p.m. - Evensong. 

• Classic Film Series featuring 
"Trouble in Paradise" in Thatcher 
Hall at 8:30 p.m. 

Sunday, October 6 

• Fall golf tournament. 

Monday, October 7 

• Double Credit assembly with Tom 
Key: Screwtapc in Person, 7:00 p.m. 



Thursday, October 10 

• 10:30 a.m. - Southern Celebrates the 
Centennial Assembly in lies. 

Around the Town 

September 1-29 

• Victorian Gardens: a horticulture ex- 
travaganza at Cheekwood's Botanic 
Hall in Nashville. 

September 26 

• DeGarmo and Key Concert at the 

Call 757-5050 for ticket information. 

September 27-29 & October 4-6 

■ Fred Arnold's puppet musical pro- 
duction "The Emperor's New Clothes" 
at the Oak Street Playhouse. 



t a r\ «. o Octobers 

Tuesday, Ocotber 8 . 8:0 p.m. - The musical "Oliv 

• Last day for 50% tuition refund for me Cha , a LilUe Theatre. 

withdrawals. 



Wednesday, Ocotber 9 

• SA pep day. 



October 6 

• Harpist Ann Patton ; 
Hunter Museum. 

• Rod Stewart at the 
Nashville Starwood 
Amphitheatre. 



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October 10, 1991 




Southern Students 
Help The Homeless 



Gary Welch, security officer, gets information from Angie Coffey, sophomore, after her purse is stolen 

Thief Stalks Southern 



Sophomore Angela Coffey's purse was 
stolen from a Wright Hall office Monday. She 
was the sixth and most recent victim of a 
stolen purse or stolen purse contents incident 
in the past three weeks on Southern's campus. 

"An hour before, I had only 3 cents in my 
pocketbook," Coffey said. "I then cashed a 
check, and at the time it was taken, my pock- 
etbook had $ 1 30 in it." 

The string of purse-snatchings have oc- 
curred at lunchtime in offices across the 
camp Us . Coffey's purse was stolen from 
Wright Hall, and another purse was stolen 
from a Summerour Hall office. Two billfolds 
were lifted from purses in Herin Hall and 
Summerour Hall. Money was taken from a 
purse in Wright Hall, and a set of keys in a 
wallet-type clutch were stolen from a purse in 
Brock Hall. K 

The campus safety department believes 
that, for the most part, the thievery is the work 
ot one person. "It's probably being done by 
somebody who does not look out of place on 
campus," said safety director Dale Tyrrell. 
In other words, someone that people recog- 
nize and trust." 

Dr. Bill Wohlers, vice president for student 
servtces, said "The repetition of the incidents 
g'ves us initial concern that it may be the same 
person." 

Although Tyrrell said there are no sus- 
pects he said they have a few leads. "As yet, 
nobody has actually seen anybody with a 
stolen pocketbook leaving an office," he said, 
i tie satety department can put new locks on 



doors and do extra surveillance, but we really 
need the help of everyone on campus to keep 
theireyes open, "Tyrrell said. "Sooneror later 
someone will catch [hem." 

Within a day after the keys were stolen 
from a business administration faculty mem- 
ber's purse in Brock Hall, the keys were 
rendered useless by the safety department. 
All of the campus locks that the keys went to 
were changed. 

The pocketbook of Helen Sauls, associate 
professor of education, was lifted from her 
Summerour Hall office, and Tyrrell said this 
case appears to have been committed by an 
outsider. "There was a person in the building 
near the time of the incident who workers in 
the building did not recognize," Tyrrell said. 
He said the safety department and the Col- 
legedale Police Department are working on 
leads in that case. 

On the particular Tuesday Sauls purse was 
stolen, her office door was closed but not 
locked, and her purse was i n a desk drawer. "I 
normally lock my door, but I left it open that 
day for one hour so my husband could get in 
to wait for me after a meeting," Sauls said. 
Among the items in her Gucci purse, there was 
a Gucci glasses case, credit cards, a calculator 
and $150 cash. "I normally don't carry that 
much money," Sauls said. The money was 
leftover spending cash from a recent trip. 

"It just never occurred to me that someone 

here would steal," Sauls said. "I had not heard 

Sec Thief, p. 3 



"We're having a picnic in the park. Would 
you like to join us?" a young adult asks a 
homeless person. 

Every Sabbath afternoon, approximately 
20 students from Southern go to Miller Park in 
downtown Chattanooga, bearing gifts of food 
for the homeless people. Street Beat, a divi- 
sion of CARE's Campus Ministries, gives 
students a chance to help the homeless in the 

Students sign up during the week to attend 
Street Beat. Director Kathy Stewart said she 
had planned for only 10 students to go each 
week, but many more ask to go and she can't 
turn them down. 

When students arrive at Miller Park, some 
stay with the people, while others go through 
the streets of Chattanooga, finding homeless 
people and inviting them to eat and visit with 
the young people. 

Students often bring guitars, and invari- 
ably, says Stewart, one of the homeless people 
will be a musician. Stewart said they met one 
gentleman who played the harmonica and the 
guitar. He asked if they had a keyboard with 
them. They didn't, but Stewart saia they will 
start bringing one for him and others who wish 
to p'ay- 

See Homeless, p. 4 

Students Will Have 
New Use For ID Cards 

New Security System In Dorms 
Will Require Use Of ID Cards 



v Kclh WaiilwH ( 



Dorm students can soon feel safer because 
of the new security system and fire alarms. 

Thatcher resident Brandy Goldman said 
she feels much better knowing not just anyone 
will be able to come into the dorm. The new 
security systems are not yet operational, but 
when they begin functioning, the dorm resi- 
dents will have a use for the strip on their ID 

After the doors are locked, students will be 
able to insert their card into a reader located at 
various entrances, and the doors will open. 
"This new system is one of the best," said 
director of security Dale Tyrell. "The college 
went much further than it had to." 



News 



Utensils And Dishes Are Walking Away 

Silverware And Dishes Are Missing From The Cafeteria 



Do forks have feet? 

Apparently they do if they 
belong to the cafeteria. Close to 
$400 worth of silverware alone 
has disappeared from the prem- 
ises since school started. 

And between summer session 
and ihe first parr of the year, 
over half of the small salad 
plates, almost all of the small 
fruit bowls, and all but 50 large 
salad bowls have been taken. 

According to cafeteria offi- 
cials, new utensils and dishes 



must be purchased to replace 
the missing ones, causing food 
prices to go up. 

Alternatives to taking dishes 
are available. One can get a 
carry out, use styrofoam or plas- 
tic bowls, or put items in a paper 



know has 
any of these items, the cafeteria 
would appreciate getting them 
back. Food costs probably won't 
go down, but they might not go 




$1.3 Million Needed To Start Science Center 



Suzanne Lettrick 



phone for WSMC's fund drive. 



$60,000 Is Goa! For WSMC Fund Drive 



By Chert Hawkins 



WSMC's annual fund drive 
celebrates 30 years of broadcast- 
ing this week. The goal for [his 
year's fund drive is $60,000 from 
listeners. The fund drive money 
covers programming and an- 

WSMC had raised $30,000 
from letters sent to previous con- 
tributors when the on air cam- 
paign began October 6. More 
than 35 Southern students are 
participating in the drive. 

Special guests and programs 
are scheduled for each day of the 
1 1 day on-air campaign. Guests 
include: Chattanooga Mayor 
Gene Roberts; Morning Edition 
news anchor Karl Kasell; All 
Things Considered commentators 
John McElraith, Noah Adams, 
Bailey White, and Robert Siegel; 
Martin Goldsmith of Today; 



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Weekend Edition host Lianne 
Hansen; Morning Edition com- 
mentator Baxtor Black (the 
"Cowboy Poet"); and Bob More- 
lock and Bill Christiansen of the 
musical program Bob and Bill. 

The fund drive will end on 
Wednesday. October 1 6, with live 
coverage from Hamilton Place 
Mall. Festivities include the 
musical groups: Tempo Primo, a 
chamber group; a Chattanooga 
barbershop chorus; and Some- 
thing Special, one of Southern's 
singing groups. 

The winner of the fourth grade 
essay contest on "The Importance 
of Library Books" will be an- 
nounced at that time. The win- 
ner's school will receive $1,000 
for library books, and the winner 
will receive other prizes yet to be 
announced. 

The fund drive and birthday 
celebration will officially con- 
clude a week later on October 24. 
On that day, Robert Siegel will be 
in Chattanooga to help celebrate 
WSMC's thirtieth and All Things 
Considered's twentieth birthday. 

He will meet with the commu- 
nications club, give the 1 1 a.m. 
assembly, and speak to the down- 
town Rotary club. That evening, 
Mr. Siegel will be the guest 
speaker at a birthdav celebration 
at Hunter Museum which will 
conclude WSMC's fund drive and 
birthday celebration. 



The word science evokes im- 
ages of modem buildings, futuris- 
tic space colonies, and knowledge 
advancement. 

Southern College is fulfill- 
ing this image through a new sci- 
ence center to be built where the 
old Tabernacle once stood. 

Over 2.6 million dollars have 
been raised towards funding of a 
new science center, according to 
Dr. Jack McClarty, head of South- 
em's development office. An 
additional $1.3 million is needed 
before construction can begin. 

Final planning and construc- 
tion will take approximately one 
year. The earliest possible date 
for completion is December of 
1993. 

Southern was faced with two 






the 



buildings. It could begin an ex- 
tensive remodelling project or 
build a new facility. 

The decision to build a new 
science center was made at the 
end of last year. The cost to reno- 
vate would have equaled or ex- 
ceeded the amount needed to build 
a new facility. Also, a new center 
could combine all sciences into 
one building. 

Architectural plans are still 
under consideration. Dr. Ray 



Hefferlin believes his department 
should be near the entrance. 
"Physics is the perfect science! 
You don't have to stay up all night 
like the astronomers, no chemis- 
try smell to contend with, and no 
dead animals." 

Meanwhile. Dr. Nyirady just 
wants to be on the third floor 
because the greenhouse and ani- 
mal cages will be on the roof. 
"We want to be uppermost; close 
to the animals and plants — close 

Most students remain cau- 
tiously optimistic about construc- 
tion of the new science center. 
"For the first time since the Pleis- 
tocene Era, Southern College will 

maybe," said freshman physics 
major Greg Camp. 

Southern College is working 
to ensure that the south end of 
campus is not damaged by the 
new facility. "Almost every tree 
will be saved," said McClarty. 

What will happen to Hack- 
man HallandDaniellsHall? Many 
options exist. They may be used 
by other smaller departments, as 
storage space, or as classrooms 
for overflow classes. The last 
option would be to tear them 



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Thief, 



from p. 1 



about the previous wallets that had been taken. 
If I had been warned, I'd have carried my 
purse with me, or locked the door." 

Most of the incidents occurred between 1 1 
a.m. and 1 p.m., a time that most campus 
workers are at lunch. Tyrrell said the time 
element is the only specific similarity in the 

"People should report cases immediately 
to the safety department, as well as reporting 
anyone or anything suspicious," Tyrrell said. 
"We encourage everyone to look out for 
someone hanging around offices and hall- 
ways. Check on them and what they're doing, 
and let the safety department know, of course." 

Cliff Myers, former director of security at 
Southern and presently on the safety staff 
primarily as the lock-fixer, said he is familiar 
with this type of crime situation. "This hap- 
pened here several years ago," Myers said. 
"Usually, women put their purses on the floor 
under their desk, and everyone knows this. A 



person can fairly easily sit next to a teacher's 
desk to visit with them. If no one is around, he 
can reach down and get the wallet out of the 

Tyrrell's suggestion to faculty and students 
is to lock purses and other valuables in a 
drawer, or don't bring them to work at all. 

If an item is stolen, Tyrrell said to report it 
immediately to campus safety. He said it is a 
"personal decision" of his that victims of 
campus crime don't need to report to the 
Collegedale Police Department, because the 
campus safety department works in conjunc- 
tion with the Police. "Our reports suffice for 
insurance purposes," he said. 

As for Coffey, she said she's learned not to 
be so trusting, but she isn't bitter. "The Lord 
knows what I was going to use that money for, 
and the Lord will provide for me. We need to 
pray for that person," she said. Coffey said 
she was planning to use the $ 1 30 for a student 
trip. 50 




Michael Card, Christian singer and musiciar 
performed last Saturday night at the Tivoli. 
More than 125 Southern students attended. 



Something Special To 
Rock Climbing Club Starts At Southern" Sin § At Hamilton Place 

° Bv Deborah Laneford 



"Belay on. Climbing." This is what the day, weather permitting, and s 

rock climber tells the belayer, or support per- Sunday. 
son, before he starts his way up a climb. Club dues are $30. "This fee is not there to 

The Rock Climbing Club is a new part of keep anyone out," McFarland said. The dues 

the CABL program. "If you have an interest, are used to buy equipment, he explained. 
climb with us once and see how you like it," "A lot of people have the wrong idea about selections 

said club president Troy McFarland. Theclub rock climbing," McFarland said. "We don't ThegToup.underthedirectionofDr.Marvin 

isopentoanyone.eveniftheyhaven'tclimbed pound pitons into rock. We don't throw Robertson, incorporates simple choreography 

before. Many members are beginners. spikes to climb. And we don't do drugs and with its vocal talent 



Something Special, one of Southern's sing- 
ing groups, will perform its first conceit at 
Hamilton Place Mall on October 16. 

The group will sing excerpts from musicals 
like "A Chorus Line," "My Fair Lady," and 
"Oklahoma" as well as other well-known 



The club goes climbing almost every Fri- have long hai 
Flea Market To Be Held At Southern _ 

By Mark demons 



the stage in the 
ie is not set yet. 



Hundreds of people from the area will 
invade Southern on Sunday, October 13, 8 
a.m., in the Brock Hall parking lot, as the 
annual Symphony Guild Flea Market begins. 

All proceeds are for the Symphony Guild 
Scholarship Fund for students involved in the 
symphony. "Last year we raised $1,200 to 
$1 ,500 from the flea market," said guild presi- 
dent Pauline Pierson. 

Items for sale vary from old to new and 
small to large. Anything from hair barrettes to 
furniture is expected to be found al the market. 



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front linkages rebulit 
about a year ago. 
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paint except small 
Bondo holes. Slant-6. 
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tion and could be 
cleaned up into a 
cream puff. 

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Homeless, ^p 



The sack lunches that Street 
Beat passes out to the homeless 
are made from food donated by 
the students. Food can be pur- 
chased on ID cards and Street 
Beat collects it in the cafeteria 
during Friday lunch and supper. 

Stewart said that last week, a 
young man approached her and 
volunteered to buy $50 worth of 
food for the lunches. He did not 
eat in the cafeteria regularly and 
needed to use up the minimum 
charge on his bill. This is the first 
year of Street Beat's existence. 
Stewart began planning the pro- 
gram in March of this year. The 
program's participants have gone 
to Miller Park for the past few 
weeks. The first week, students 
brought 45 lunches, and 20 home- 
less people came. The second 
week, they brought 65 lunches, 
and 70 people came. 

Street Beat works with the 
Community Kitchen, helping 



them serve meals on Sundays. 
Workers at the Community 
Kitchen estimate that there are 
700 to 1000 homeless people in 
Chattanooga. TheKitchenisonly 
in contact with about 400 of them. 

The goal of Street Beat is to 
work with the homeless and help 
them out of their lifestyles. Only 
about 50% want to be helped, said 
Stewart. Streat Beat wants to help 
that 50% and convince the other 
50% that they need help. 

Stewart and the other Street 
Beat members hope to hold two 
revival meetings in Miller Park 
this year. They'd like a well- 
known minister to hold the meet- 
ings in the amphitheater at the 
park. Musical concerts are also 
being planned because the people 
enjoy music so much. 

"The homeless people need to 
feel like they're needed and ca- 
pable," says Stewart. "A lot of 
them have lost their self-esteem." 



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If the doors are open for a long 
period of time, the alarm will go 
off at the security office to let 
them know something is wrong. 

"The system is not being installed 
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to insure their safety," said Tyrell. 
The fire alarm system is also a 
new addition to the dorms. "The 
fire alarms would definitely mini- 



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ptto 

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one of the greatest writers of our 

Fifty years later, Story is 
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generation of writers. Smith- 
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for the 1992 Story College Short 
Fiction Competition. 

It is open to all students, under- 
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currently enrolled in college. Only 
original, unpublished manuscripts 
consisting of 1 ,500 to 5,000 typed 
words will be accepted from each 
entrant. The$12entry includesa 
one-year subscription to Story 
Entries must be postmarked by 
midnight, December 31, 1991. 



The 1992 Story Competion 
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third best entry. Seven additional 
manuscripts will be chosen as hon- 
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Opinion 



Get A Date! 




In the beginning, God cre- 
ated the heavens and the earth. 
And during that week of crea- 
tion, He made man and woman. 

Now, when God made man 
and woman. He planned for 
them to be together. So, get to 
know each other — the opposite 
gender, that is. 

I've seen quite a few people 
going out on dates, but I've 
heard complaints that guys 
aren't asking the women out. I 
have something to say about 
that. It's 1992. It's perfectly 
proper for 



if it's 



weekend). 

That doesn 't let the men off, 
though. Southern has the most 
beautiful women out of all the 
colleges. (I'm serious. The 
fact that the previous sentence 
might make me look good is 
only a secondary reason for 



writing it.) And, this year, I 
think there's more beautiful 
women than any of the 12 — I 
mean four years I* ve been here. 

You might be saying, "Hey, 
I haven't seen Daryl out on 
many dates." OK, I haven't 
had many dates. Butlhavehad 
a few figs. And I have asked 
some women out.. .They didn't 
go with me, but I did ask them 
out. I think it might be more 
than a coincidence that they all 
had plans to walk their cows on 
those nights. 

Well, I haven't given up on 
dates, and neither should you 
(men AND women). Ask that 
special someone or just some- 
one out on a date. Saturday 
night's a good start, especially 
if your cash flow is only drip- 
ping. Pizza and a movie in the 
cil'etcna. or at least the movie. 
is FREE. 



Thanks, CARE! 



Dear Editor, 

I believe a word of thanks is in 
order for the spiritual leadership 
on our campus this year. The job 
which has already been done by 
our chaplain, Ken Rogers, and his 
staff, deserves our appreciation. I 
feel a real sense of commitment 
and purpose behind everything 
CARE ministries has done this 
year. From collegiate commitment 
weekend to the spiritual week of 
emphasis to the combined SA/ 
CARE vespers last Friday night, 
every program seems to be well- 
planned and designed to meet the 
students' needs. We should not 
take forgranted the "CARE" these 
people are showing us. 



-Alex Bryan 



Why Thievery? 

Dear Editor, 

On Monday, October 7, my 
purse was taken from the Publica- 
tions office. This letter applies to 
that individual. It doesn't matter 
that all the contents and money 
have vanished. What matters is 
your soul, my friend! Why you 
feel it necessary to take my pos- 
sessions or anyone else's is not 
thequestion. Why you are here on 
a dedicated campus is something 
you need to consider. God's love 
creates value in a person. We are 
all sinners, but through our con- 
tinual striving to perfect our rela- 
tionship with God, we should not 
sin, but overcome. I can do all 
things through Christ which 
strengthens me. Please, I ask of 
you to confess yourself, not in the 
public eye, but to the omnipresent 
One... 
-Angie Coffey 



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Editorial 



Sports 



Football 
Anyone? 



By John Appel 

The air is crisp and cold, 
and the trees are now start- 
ing to look bare. The holi- 
days are right around the 
comer, and the new year 
just beyond that. The spirit 
of love, giving, and play- 
ing football are probably 
the foremost of what comes 

Yes, I did say football. 
Something about this time 
of year brings out the feel- 
ings of wanting to smash 
an opponent and hear the 
crunch! Well, at least pull 
the flag and hear the pop! 

All problems are forgot- 
ten for the short while that 
you're involved in the 
game. Your mind is con- 
stantly thinking of what 
plays will work and which 
guy you want to bum next 
(in my case, get burned by 
next). 

Everyone gets a little 
hyped during the season. 
If not, I don't think the all- 
knowing girl friend cheer- 
leaders would show up all 
bundled up in their parkas 
just to show their "honeys" 
some support! Every as- 
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Lifestyle 



Gym Masters Is Larger Than Ever 



This year, the Gym Masters. Southern's 
gymnastics team, is larger than ever. The 
number of students has jumped from 35 to 4 1 . 

According to Ted Evans, team director, the 
initial plan was toslim the team number down, 
but the talent was "extra good." A total of 80 
students came to try outs at the beginning of 
the school year. Try outs lasted two and a half 

Amy Durkin, a freshman from Mount Pis- 
gah Academy where she did gymnastics for 
two years, said, "I though that I had a 50/50 
chance to make the team." The competition 
did worry her some. Durkin was the girl's 
captain during her senior year at Pisgah. She 
made the team. 

"Right now, we are starting to get to know 
each other," said Evans. "With two-thirds of 
the gymnasts being new to the team, it's going 
to take a while to get organized." 

The Gym Masters are practicing an aver- 
age of 10 hours each week for their first show 
on October 26, at Alumni Homecoming, said 
Durkin. "We couldn't do the show tomorrow, 
but we'll be ready when the time comes," said 
Rick Hayes, one of the six captains of the 
team. 

Team captains do many things according to 
Hayes. They help with organization and moral. 
They also assist on different sections of rou- 
tines when Evans requests. The team captains 
are: KimCarle,StaceyChristman, Holly Jones, 
George Brown, Rick Hayes, and Chad Nash. 

According to Evans, there is no official title 
for the Gym Masters' type of tumbling. He 
explained it as a combination of three things; 




Female Gym Masters practi 



( 1) basic tumbling, (2)acro-sports,likepyra- stops at Mount Pisgah Academy, Fletcher 
mids using no apparatus, just people, and (3) Academy, and a half time routine at a Char- 
circus. The last category is where the stunts lotte Hornets game; and one to Florida. 
and acrobatic tumbling comes in. They were invited back to the Omni in 
Although the team is planning no big trip Atlanta for the hall" time show a i the Atlanta 

this season, they are scheduled for trips to ~ ~ ~ 

Andrews University, a trip which will include oymnasis. p. tu 



Southern's Pond Will Get New Ducks 



tty Sherrie Piatt 



Cliff Myers, Sr. goes from watching over 
students as a security officer at Southern to 
watching over ducks at "Lake Collegedalc." 

This is how it happened. Last summer two 
white ducks showed up at the pond located 
where Apison Pike enters the campus. Soon 



eight more showed up — four females and s 

Charles Lacey, superintendent of grounds, trips to the pond, he noticed some of the males 
told Myers he was giving him the job of being had been picking on some of the female: 



charge of the ducks. "Lacey 
the Duck Man." Myers said. 




seriously injured. Brooks got in touch 
with Myers and told him the problem, but one 
of the females was dead before anything could 
be done. 

This was when Myers took action. He did 
not like seeing the ducks hurt. He got two 
college students to help him catch the six 
males. Myers stood on one side of the culvert 
that goes under the road by the pond and the 
students chased the ducks into the other side 
and caught them. The ducks were then trans- 
ferred to Harrison Bay. 

Two females were left 
long afterwards, one disap[ 

Finally Myers decided t 
ducks in the pond. He wa: 
place in the Chattanooga ar< 
buy some full grown or even 
ordered the ducks from a magazine. 

He picked Murray McMurray Hatcher, m 
Webster City, Iowa, to order from. "I chose 
this place because they had an 800 number. 
Myerssaid. He ordered the Duck Dcluw Mi\ 
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o add some more 
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Entertainment 




Everyday Life... 

Bobby Oltati sleeps on Ihe promenade between classes. 



Gymnasts, 



Hawks game on December 7. The 
team was also invited to the Uni- 
versity of Tennessee in Chat- 
tanooga for a half time show. No 
date has been confirmed. 

One highlight of the year that 
Evans shared is the trip to the 
Georgia State Prison in Walker 



County. "I don't want to say that 
they are a captive audience," he 
said, "but you won't get a better 
audience until the Home Show at 
the end of the year." 

Evans is excited about the year 
and the possibilities. mm 



Ducks, h, 



ent kinds of ducks. He had to 
order at least 15 ducks. 

When they arrived, Myers kept 
the ducklings in his garage for 
two weeks. "They stayed in the 
garage until I couldn't stand the 
noise any longer," he said. He 
then built a cage for them in his 
backyard. 

"I thought I could let the babies 
out at the pond sooner," said 
Myers, but he is not disappointed. 
"I'm having a big time with them," 
he said. 

The ducks have become ac- 
quainted with Myers voice. 
Whenever he comes home all he 
has to do is ask, "How's my ba- 
bies?" and they will start peeping. 
He enjoys going in and feeding 
them lettuce by hand. "That is the 
only time they will let me touch 
them," he said. 

The ducks have more than 
tripled their size in three weeks. 
With their growth, Myers has been 



able to narrow it down as to what 
kinds of ducks he has. He be- 
lieves that he has five white Pe- 
kins, five brown Buffs, four Mal- 
lards, and one black Cayuga. 

Before Myers lets them go in 
two months he wants to catch the 
one remaining female duck at the 
pond and put her in with the ba- 
bies to see how they get along. "If 
she picks on them, I will let her go 
at Harrison Bay and just let the 
babies go in Collegedale," said 
Myers. 

Myers is going to build a shel- 
ter for the ducks under the weep- 
ing willow tree by the pond. "That 
way they will have somewhere to 
get away from the rain and out of 
the cold weather," Myers said. 

Myers said he isn't going to 
tear down the ducks cage in his 
backyard after he lets them loose. 
"I might need it for something 
else." 




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ACCENTENNIAL 



Night Patrol On 
The Prowl 



Reprinted from the 



Accent, September IS, 1977 



Lightfooted, like back-woods 
trappers, they prowl through the 
night shadows thatblanketSMC, 
orcrouch in the deep shadows to 
watch and wait ... for crime to 
occur, for a car to be burglar- 
ized, for a building to be pil- 

They are guardians, protec- 
tors of our cars and campus- 
and their walkie talkies can help 
them call up the cavalry by link- 
ing them quickly to the Col- 
legedale Police Dept., should any 
real heavy criminal activity be 
encountered. 

Probably the school-funded 
night patrol is taken for granted 
by students, yet their service to 
us is essential for campus secu- 
rity, and even the security of the 
surrounding Collegedale area. 
For example, the God-fearing 
people of this community are 
concerned about drug traffic, but 
few of them realize that even the 
campus's night patrol occasion- 
ally becomes involved in inves- 
tigations to thwart the problem. 

Jack Kovalski, an SMC stu- 
dent and paid member of the pa- 
trol, related an incident to me of 
last spring . . . 

Following a lead that perhaps 
a narcotics deal might be "going 
down" in the student park, Jack, 
Dean Brunken, and Ted Web- 
ster surrounded the park and 
began to penetrate it on foot. 
Ordering walkie-talkie silence 
among themselves (so that the 
supposed dope dealers wouldn 't 
hear their approach) they slowly 
closed in; the anticipation of 
danger up ahead wound their 
nerves into tight coils. 

Then, abruptly, Pam Keele's 
voice shattered the night silence, 
as it erupted from the three talk- 
ies at full volume, to ask, "Are 
you boys scared outfhere?" (She 
herself, seated comforta- 
bly, safely at the Thatcher desk 
dispatch radio.) 

Anyway, as Jack explained it 

me, the sudden sound of her 

ice in that silent night, as they 
crept toward possible danger, 

; him the same sort of a start 

feels when someone walks 

up behind you and shouts BOO! 

He claims that his physical reac- 

Mi impromptu high jump, 

may have exceeded any on rec- 



Then Jack recounts the nighi 
he was touring the biology build- 
ing's lower level, flashlight in 
hand, when suddenly he encoun- 
tered a bobcat, fangs bared, paws 
audaciously raised, eyes agleem 
with ferocity. 

It was apparent from his ini- 
tial fear that the taxonomist had 
done superior work! 

And then there was the night 
(2:30 a.m.) that Jack and Dean 
Brunken found themselves in a 
foot chase, in heavy pursuit of a 
suspect who was fleeing the 
campus area. When they had at 
last detained the suspect, one of 
those classic moments of emba- 
rassment ensued; the suspect 
was a woman, in her 40's, who 
was merely indulging a whim to 
go jogging. 

Did you know that it is gen- 
eral procedure for the night pa- 
trol to stop and question anyone 
found wandering on the campus 
grounds after 10:30 p.m.? Mrs. 
Knittel, let 'em know you're 
coming in advance! 

More on the serious side, and 
in all fairness to Jack, his job is 
not a comedy, as it would seem. 
In this interview he displayed 
devotion and enthusiasm toward 
his night watchman's job, and 
he admitted frankly and openly 
that he was concerned about the 
image the night patrol projected 
to the public it serves. He ex- 
pressed fear that perhaps stu- 
dents have an incomplete un- 
derstanding of the role of the 
night patrol, and may refuse to 
recognize it as a legitimate ex- 
tension of campus law enforce- 
So far this year. Jack reports, 
security has been quiet — per- 
haps partly because last year a 
CB and car stereo theft ring was 
caught by the Collegedale and 
Hamilton County Police. This 
ring could hit six cars in broad 
daylight! 

Sounding ebullient and opti- 
mistic. Jack contended that with 
the higher quality caliber of 
young people that are attending 
SMC this year, most problems 
of theft will be external. 

The night patrol— they don i 
carry guns, but they still serve 
you and me. Their principal 
tools are their eyes and their 
ears, and sometimes swift legs. 
So remember . . . 10:30! 

. Bill Marcom 



Entertainment 



One Year of Thais and Ties 



-Foreign Correspondent Andy Nash re- 
ports from the Accent's Thai Bureau- 

I think it only proper, my fellow Ameri- 
cans, for you to understand that my articles 
can and will be censored by the Thai Gov- 
ernment. 

The following may come as a shock to 
many of you, but 111 tell you anyway. Jeff 
Emde and I have been secretly repositioned 
to Southern Thailand. 

While Southern's 12 other SM's here 
find themselves at strategic points such as 
Bankok, Chiang Mai, and Phuket, we will 
take up the battle at Haad Yai on the south- 
ern border. Actually, we already have. 
Take yesterday for example. 
Scene A- II a.m.—SDA Language Cen- 
terclassroom. A frazzled teacher, Mr. Nash, 
attempts to explain the phrase, "Do you 
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By Andy Na sh 

Scene B - 1:30 p.m.— Mission School. 
"Next week I start body-slamming!" remarks 
a frenzied Jeff Emde. victim of 45 screaming 
That Erst graders. The children, tired of 
"Simon Says," spontaneously decide they 
would rather maul and repel down their guest 
teacher. Four sets of footprints were later 
found on Jeff's brand-new white shirt. Emde 
had no further comment on the coup attempt. 

Scene C - 9 p.m.— Bus 1871 to Samila 
Beach. Our Thai bus driver decides the 30- 
minute drive to the coast would be much more 
exciting if he played "chicken" with oncom- 
ing scooters. (Maybe we should pay extra for 
such a thrill!) And if we hit someone? Mai 
Pen Lai - never mind. After all, as the Bud- 
dhists say, "You only live 550 times." 

Yes, it has been quite an adventure so far. 
And to think all of you slept through the whole 
thing! (n response, Jeff and I will be sleeping 
tonight while you suffer through a Nyirady 



biology exam, a McArthur history exani, or 
worse yet- aDr. Smith regujarcjass, (humor 
intended.) 

A bright point here: We don't TAKE 
English tests, we GIVE them. . 

English is a rare commodity in Thailand. 
Even the local newsstand's Southern Ac- 
cent is in Thai. Please send us an American 
copy. Wealso request reinforcements inthe 
areas of chocolate, milk, burritos, Jacque's 
Specials, and Dr. Pepper. And more impor- 
tantly.werequestthatyousendafewprayers 
this direction. 

About the only similarity between Thai- 
land and America is the presence of our 
Lord and Creator Jesus Christ. Our real 
battle this year will be for Him. He is our 
Commander and, more than that, a patient 

That's all from here. (Ingrid, they want 
you back.) Until next time ... 



THE FAR SIDE 



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Arts and Entertainment Calendar 



Friday, October 11 

• 8:00 p.m. - Vespers with the 
Southern College Concert band in 
the church. 

• Behavioral Science and Inter- 
national Club Retreat in Lynwood 
Hall. 

Saturday, October 12 

• 9:00 & 11:30 a.m.- Church 
services with Ed Wright. 

• Behavioral Science and Interna- 
tional Club Retreat at Cohutta 
Springs. 

• 7:00 p.m. - Evensong at the 
church. 

• Pizza and a Movie. 

Sunday, October 13 

• 8:00 a.m. - Symphony Guild 
Flea Market. 

Monday, October 14 

• 3:30 p.m. - Faculty Senate. 

• Volleyball Sign-up. 



Tuesday, October 15 

■ Last day for 40% 
tuition refund for 
withdrawals. 
* Last day for Volley- 
ball Sign-up. 



Thursday, October 17 

• 11:00 a.m. - Clubs and Departn 
tal assembly. 

Friday, October 18 

• Mid Term Break begins! 



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Saturday, October 19 

• 9:00 & 11:30 a.m.- Church s 
ices with Ken Rogers. 

• 7:00 p.m. - Evensong 

Sunday, October 20 

• Mid Term break ends. 



Monday, October 21 

• Care Week begins. 

Tuesday, October 22 

• Last day for 30% tuition refund fi 
withdrawals. 

• 9:00 a.m. - Mid term grades due. 

Wednesday, October 23 

• Care day. 



Thursday, October 24 

• 1 1 :00 a.m. - Assembly with Robert 
Siegel in the lies P.E. center. 

Around the Town 

October 12-13 

• Cumberland County Playhouse in 
Crossville, TN presents "Driving Miss 
Daisy" at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 
2:30 p.m. on Sunday. 

October 24 

• Sandi Patli in concert at the UTC 

For ticket information call 266-6627. 

October 12- 26 

• Backstage Playhouse presents "Cat 
on a Hot Tin Roof at 8: 15 p.m. every 
Saturday. Call 629-1565 formore 
information. 

October 10-31 

• Blue Cross - Blue Shield. 801 Pine, 
presents photographs by Mark Follell 
from 8 to 4:45 p.m. 

• Brock Hall Gallery 
presents paintings by 
Melissa Hefferlin and 
Daud Ahkriev. 8 to 5 
M-Th. and 8 to 3 Fri. 




ASouthern 

Accent 




Volume 47, Number 4 



October 24, 1991 




WSMC Is Celebrating 



Radio station FM 90.5 WSMC has three 
reasons to celebrate. 

One reason is for being a finalist for a 
prestigious award, another is for its 30th birth- 
day, and the third is for surpassing its goal of 
$60,000 in its recent fund drive. The station 
has raised $66,450 so far, and money is still 
coming in. 

According to development director Jeff 
Lemon, WSMC has recently been one of 46 
radio stations across the nation to be a finalist 
for the Crystal Award for community serv- 
ices. The National Association of Broadcast- 
ers chose which stations deserve to be singled 
out for their efforts in providing quality com- 
munity services. 

WSMC was the only station in Tennessee 
to make it to the final round. Lemon remarked 
that this is "an achievement in itself." 

Another achievement for WSMC is 30 
years on the airwaves. In the fall of 1961, 
WSMC started out in the second floor of Lynn 
Wood Hall on Southern's campus as a reli- 
gious broadcasting station. 

The station is now located on the bottom 
floor of Brock Hall and ils format is classical 



SA Fall Festival 
Will Be a 'Treat' 



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Trick or Treat? 

"Definitely a treat!" said Krisi Clark, SA 
Social Vice-President. 

The annual SA Fall Festival begins on 
Wednesday, Oct. 30. with the Festival Dinner 
on the promenade at 5 p.m. "There will also 
be a pumpkin carving contest to create the fall 
mood," said Clark. Twenty pumpkins will be 
provided by the SA for students to carve, and 
a prize will be awarded to the best pumpkin. 

Fall Festival will end with a bang, or a boo, 
at Fillmans* barn. Transportation to the barn 
will leave at 7 p.m. in front of Wright Hall on 
Oct. 31, the party begins at 7:30. "Dress 
daringly or be the real you," said Krisi Clark. 
"Creativity is the key word to remember when 
preparing your costume. Let your true colors 
shine through." Six general prizes and one 
grand prize will be awarded in cash to the 
winners of the most crej ' 



music with news. It is a 100,000 watt station 
with a 90 mile radius, said Lemon. 

General manager Doug Walter remarked 
that the station has come a long way over the 
years. "The one thing that strikes me about the 
history of WSMC is that we grew from a little 
school station to a highly respected public 
relations tool for the college and local arts 
organizations," he said. 

According to Lemon, WSMC has 10,000 
to 15,000 people listening in any 15 minute 
period during Morning Edition and All Things 
Considered, two radio news magazines from 
National Public Radio (NPR). 

The station also has original programming 
like Classics by Request and a new program 
called the Chattanooga Nature Center Earth 
Calendar which informs listeners of events 
concerning regional environmental issues. 

Tocelebrate its 30th year, WSMC is throw- 
ing a birthday party that will be a public event 
held Thursday, 7:30 p.m., at Hunter Museum, 
said Lemon. Robert Siegel, co-host of All 
Things Considered, will be the guest speaker. 
He will also speak for Southern's Thursday 



Alumni Weekend Has 
Programs for Students 



Compiled by Mark demons 

Many programs are slated towards cur- 
rent Southern students this year during 
Southern College's Centennial Alumni 
Weekend, Oct. 25-27 . 

*Friday 

-9:00 a.m. the second annual Southern 

College Golf Tournament starts. 
-7:00 p.m. band performance in the lies 

P.E. Center. 
-8:00 p.m. Minon Hamm will give her 

message titled "Come laugh with 

me" in the gym. 

♦Saturday 

-3:15 p.m. the concert starring Marilyn 
Cotton and Larry Blackwell ac 
companied by Rick Sharp starts in 
the Collegedale Church. 

-8:00 p.m. the Southern College Gym- 
Masters performance in the gym. 

-9:30 p.m. alumni vs. students basket 
ball game in the gym. 

*Sunday 

-Set clocks back and sleep one extra 
hour. 



October 24, 1991 



News 

International Food Fair To Be 
Held in the Spalding Gym 



By Grant Schlism 



"Let's eat lasagna." "No, how 
about burrilos?" "Or maybe some 
rice and curry?" 

Anyone attending the Interna- 
tional Food Fair Oct. 27 from noon 
to 6 p.m. in die Spalding Elemen- 
tary School gym may hear these 
phrases. 

The Spalding gym will have a 
new look as booths representing 
10 countries serve up their spe- 
cialties. Area churches and on- 
campus clubs are sponsoring the 
booths which are to be run by 
natives of each country. 

The event is open to Southern 



College ^ludenis and faculty as 
well as the community. Students 
may charge up to SS on their ID 

Proceeds from meal ticket sales 
are going to the Collegiate Mis- 
sions Club which supports stu- 
dent missionaries. Over $3,900 
was brought in last year. 

"Whether you are planning on 
being a student missionary or not, 
this is a groat way to support the 
Collegiate Missions Club and get 
a great meal at the same time," 
said Food Fair coordinator Leslie 
Brooks. 



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Southern Nursing Students To Be Pinned 

Nurses Dedication To Be Held on Nov. 2 

By Chcii Hawkins 

Seventy-nine Southern nursing nursing student Emily St. Claire 

students are to be pinned at the and composed by Haze! von 

Nurses Dedication on Nov. 2. Maack, mother of nursing student 

i Maack. As in ihe 

igstudentswillsina 



A traditic 



Southern, the Edelw 

dedication is a public ac- past. then 

knowledgemenl of each nursing the dedication song, 
student to this service oriented In 1934, pre-nursing classes 

profession. It will be held at 5:30 began on Collegedale's campus, 

p.m. in the Collegedale Church, but it wasn't until 1956 that the 

Family, friends and the commu- BS degree was offered. Today, 

nity are invited to attend. the nursing program consists of a 

This year's dedication speaker two-plus-two plan whereby a slu- 

will be Betty Garver, marketing denl can obtain an AS degree in 

manager at Valley Hospital. The two years and can continue on to 

dedicationwillalsofeatureasong, obtain a BS degree after another 

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Peppermint Patties, and More 



Club/Department News 



CARE Ministries is hosting a 
week of activities, known as 
CARE Week, which began Oct, 
20 and ends Oct. 25. 

A different activity has been 
planned for each day. Monday 
was Balloon and Scripture Day. 
All over campus balloons and 
scripture passages were posted. 
Tuesday was Silver Medal Day, 
during which students gave friends 
peppermint patties to let them 
know they were thinking about 
them. Wednesday was CARE 
Card Day, when students sent 
messages to friends. 

Today is Warm Fuzzy Day, 
and Friday will be Flower Day. 



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send religious materials into Red China and would like 
your help! 

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send your contribution to the chaplain's office, CMC China 
Project or give to Mike Kim (C-13 Talge) or Miya Wenzel 
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"A Dangerous Journey," the 
movie based on John Bunyan's 
hook Pilgrim's Progress, has been 
shown in repeating half hour seg- 
ments every half hour from 11:30 
a.m. until 1:30 p.m. since Mon- 
day, and will continue through | Biology 

Christian growth seminars have 
been held at 8 p.m. in Lynn Wood 
Hall since Monday. They have 
focused on ways to strengthen 
one'sChristianexperience. They 
have included speakers and a video 
featuring Tony Campolo. Frank 
Ricks and Jack Blanco were speak- 
ers this week, and Derek Morris 
will speak tonight. 



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The department of Infectious Disease at Erlanger 
Medical Center has donated new research equipment 

and supplies to Southern's biology department 

Tri-Beta Honors Biology Club Lecture Series will begin 
tonight, 7:30 p.m., in Lynn Wood Hall. 



Education and Psychology 

• George Babcock, department chairman, has been 
teaching in Saudi Arabia. He returned on Oct. 1. He is 
a government consultant. 



• Carole Haynes, professor, just returned from China. 
She attended the Citizen's Ambassador Program. 



English 

• English Majors met on Oct. 15 and 16 to discuss anew 
assessment program. It will affect seniors and under 
classmen. 

. Journalism and Communication 

■ Pam Harris, professor (now on study leave), will be the 
guest speaker for the communication department ves 
pers on Nov. 1, at Dr. Lynn Sauls' house. Supper will 
be served. 

• The department has changed the journalism, broadcast 
ing, and public relations minor requirements to make 
them more flexible. Business, English, and other 
majors can take a communication minor easier than in 
past years. 

Math/Physics/Engineering/Technology 

- Dr. Ray Paden. professor at Andrews University, was 
on campus on Oct. 10 to speak about career opportuni 
ties in computer science. He graduated from Southern's 
math department in 1979. 



Music 



• Southern's Alumni Homecoming church services will 
include music by Die Meistersinger. Southern Singers, 
Something Special, the Symphony Orchestra, and the 
Concert Band. 

• South American pianist Harold Martina will perform 
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 8 p.m., in Ackerman Auditorium. 
Tickets are free to students ($1C otherwise) but will be 
charged to ID card if they don't attend. 

• Dr. Marvin Robertson, chainnan. has been accepted to 
the Robert Shaw Choral Conducting Workshop from 
Jan. 14-19, 1992. at Carnegie Hall. The workshop has a 
limited enrollment of 75 conducted. 

• Pat Silver, Concert Band director, had an article pub 
lished in the Spring 1991 SDA Heritage Magazine, The 
article, "Strike Up the Band," is about the history of 
SDA school bands. 



News — 

Southern Promotes Corporate Wellness 



"Corporate Wei Iness is a com- 
binalion of education and an in- 
centive to get people to live a 
healthy lifestyle," said Phil 
Garver, director of the Well Fit- 
ness Program for Southern Col- 
Icuc employees. 

Well Fitness, which started in 
1988, is part of the corporate 
wellness program at Southern. 
The program evolved because of 
the need to cut back on health cost 
in this institution. 

"To control cost is the reason 
my department participates in [his 
program." said Helen Durichek, 
Associate Vice President for Fi- 
nance. The college has saved 
thousands of dollars in the past 
four years, which includes about 
$40,000 a year on health insur- 
ance, she said. 

The program's fourmajor goals 

• Increase the level of employee 
participation in personal lifestyle 
patterns that help to improve indi- 
vidual and family quality of life. 

•Reduce the incidence of pre- 
ventable illness, accidents, and 

•Lower and maintain college 
employed/beneficiary healthcare 

•Establish Well Fitness as a 



model for Adventist 

ol higher learning. 

"Everybody gains from the 
Well Fitness program," said 
Garver. "The college gets more 
productivity from the employees. 
and the employees feel as if the 
administration cares about them. 
If the teachers feel good, they will 
do a better job teaching, and the 
students will be happier which 
will enhance student-teacher re- 
lationships." 

Every year there is an assess- 
mcni program of the college em- 
ployees to assess ihe general state 
of health among each employee. 
Dr. Charles Knapp. the program 
consultant, comes to counsel the 
faculty and give health fitness 
appraisals. This year's report 
came out on Oct. 6. 

A student intern assists in the 
Wellness Program every year. 
This year's intern is Tanya 
Johnson, junior wellness manage- 
ment major. Johnson is the editor 
of the Wellness Fitness Newslet- 
ter. "Being involved with the 
Wellness Program keeps me aware 
of a healthier way to live," said 
Johnson. "With the material and 
knowledge available today, I 
would be crazy not to strive for a 
healthier lifestyle." 



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Heather Brannan, sophomore history major, horses around. 

Southern Has an E questrian 



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Most students used mid-term 
break to relax and catch up on 
some long overdue sleep. But not 
Heather Brannan. 

Brannan, a sophomore history 
major, competed in the U.S. 
Equestrian Nationals Oct. 19-26 
in Albuquerque, NM. 

"I've been riding horses all of 
my life," said Brannan. "But 
professionally, I've been riding 
for about five years." She com- 
peted in the Hunter Pleasure and 
ShowHackpaitems. Theseevents 
mainly consist of the horse and 
rider jumping over various ob- 
stacles. 

Success has followed Brannan 
throughout her equestrian career. 
In 1989, she was reserve cham- 
pion in the Southeast Regional. 
She has qualified for the nationals 
each of the last four years but has 
been unable to attend because of 
her conviction to the Sabbath. 

Brannan finished in the top five 
of two categories this year and 
finally has an opportunity to 
compete due to a schedule that 
leaves Sabbath free. 

"Equestrian sports do not have 



a precise time structure as other 
sports do," said Brannan. All 
classes will not end on Friday 
night. The minutes tick away and 
finally I have to withdraw." 

Sometimes she gets discour- 
aged. "On those cold winter days 
when it's raining and the horse is 
ajerk, you wonder if it's worth it," 
Brannan said. "It's times like 
these I think of my parents and 
how proud of me they are and I 
keep going." 

Training keeps Brannan busy 
much of the time. "It takes two 
hours average per day for train- 
ing," said Brannan. " Trying to 
keep up with homework and prac- 
tice is a real challenge." 

Brannan has done well despite 
the fact her horse has never been 
professionally trained. She at- 
tributes this to hard work and help 
from her parents. 

What motivates her to put in all 
the extra hours in practice? "I 
enjoy developing a relationship. 
and intimately knowing how the 
horse will respond. It's the great- 
est feeling in the world when I can 
feel what he's going to do." 



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The security department pro- rides to entertainment places," 

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Robert Siegel is here in Chat- 
tanooga to help celebrate some 



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Entertainment at the Bam Party 
will include a live country west- 
ern band from Southern. Band 
members Rebecca Hollry, Rich- 
ard Hickman, Brennon Kirstein, 
and Jon Steep will bring an au- 
thentic hoedown to Happy Valley 
students. Music will also be pro- 
vided by the SA's own Men's 
Quartet. 

Apples, doughnuts, hot cider 



and cocoa will be provided, free 
of charge. A marshmallow roast 
and a hay ride around the neigh- 
borhood will end the evening. 
"Don't let this Thursday night be 
just another study night or a week- 
end planning event. Come get in- 
volved, dress up, eel embarrased. 
eat free food from the SA, and be 
with friends in an amighosily 
event," said Clark. J|g 



WSMC invited Siegel, ,o- 
host of National Public Radio's 
All things Considered, as part of 
WSMC's 30th anniversary cele- 
bration. The station chose Siegel 
because All Things Considered is 
also celebrating an anniversary — 
its 20th, said Jeff Lemon, 
WSMC's development director. 

Siegel (pictured above) will 
speak at Southern's assembly 
today. The general public can 
hear him speak and meet him at 
7:30 p.m. Thursday at Hunter 
Museum of Art, as part of the 
station's anniversary celebration. 



"Our purpose (in inviting 
Siegel | is to thank the listeners for 
meetine our goal," said Lemon. 
WSMC has just finished its an- 
nual fund drive, and Siegel will 
conclude the 1 1 day on-air cam- 
paign. Besides being a special 
guestof WSMC, Siegel will speak 
for the Rotary Club, said Lemon. 

Siege! spoke at the Commu- 
nication Club meeting Wednes- 
day. The evening was geared 
toward those interested in radio, 

"The Communication Club 
is looking to provide practical and 
useful information that members 
will be able to use in their ca- 
reers," said Kevin Snider, club 
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Opinion 



Guest Editorial 



It's Raining 
Cats and Dogs! 



It's raining cats and dogs at 
Thatcher Hall. Literally. 

I've been untieing lately thai 
I have to step over more ani- 
mals on my way into Thatcher. 
What is this? Wild Kingdom? I 
know it usually rains a lot in 
Happy Valley, but Thatcher 
isn't Noah's Ark. I've also 
noticed that I sometimes get the 
overwhelming feeling to start 
singing "Bom Free" every time 
I go outside. 

Where are these freeloaders 
coming from? And why are 
they being encouraged with food 

If I had known dogs were al- 
lowed tolive on campusl would 
have brought mine. She would 
have fit in nicely and gotten a 



lot of attention and free food. 

With the dog some call Rusty. 
1 feel compelled every lime I pass 
him to go up closer to make sure 
that he is, in fact, still breathing, 
None of the animals appear very 
frisky or have that Alpo Glow. 
Also, the cats and the dogs all 
seem to get along, or maybe they 
are just too lazy to chase one 
another. 

In my opinion, if we are going 
to have animals lounging around 
the place they should at least be 
expensive animals to keep up the 
Southern tradition of the more 
expensive the better. Expensive 
and beautiful animals sitting on 
Thatcher porch would set the lone 
for the new and overly expensive 
lobby. 



Anothersuggesiion I have is. 
instead ol'hreakmg the peaceful 
Southern atmosphere with a 
bunch of lawn mowers, why 
don't we gel some goals and 
sheep lo take care of (he grass'.' 
They would be a lot cheaper, 
quieler, better for the environ- 
ment because they wouldn't 
bum fuel, and they would add to 
the down-home atmosphere. 

Maybe to raise money for the 
new science building we could 
start a petting zoo. No, wait, 
maybe that would be too tacky 
(not to mention messy). 

Well, if this animal migra- 
tion trend doesn't stop soon, 
maybe in lime for Christmas we 
will have a partridge in a pear 



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Opinion 



Letters to the Editor 



What's Wrong with Tom Key? 



Dear Editor, 

I talked with Tom Key after his 

performance of "Screwtape in 
Person" and he told me of a situ- 
ation which I Find quite disturb- 
ing. Apparently the controversy 
aroused by the appearance of C.S. 
Lewis* material on campus had 
caused several faculty and stu- 
dents to unofficially ask him not 
to come. This conduct, I feel, is a 
shameful step backwards for all 
of Southern College: its faculty, 
every one of its students, and the 
community that supports it. 

The controversy that sur- 
rounded Key's performance was 
not limited to the behind-the- 
scenes jockeying Key mentioned 
to me. It was forced upon many of 
us hy people who jumped out from 
behind trees after church and as- 
sembly to hand us flyers branding 
Lewis as an occultist and mis- 
guided apoloeisl for the Christian 
faith. 

We, the students of Southern 
College, are the future of Ad- 
venlism, destined to lead it into 
the 21st Century. Who are these 
"defenders of the faith" trying to 
protect by discouraging our expo- 
sure lo Christian philosophers such 
as Lewis? The best Christian is 
the informed Christian whoknows 
how to think for himself and can 
accept relevant thoughts on his 
Christianity from sources outside 
Adventism; not one who puts his 



hand over his ears and screams so 
he won't hear anything pre-la- 
beled as occultist or indecent by 
people who themselves have their 
hands over their ears and eyes as 

Key also mentioned the heavy 
atmosphere this controversy 
brought to his performance. I felt 
it too. The scrutiny was good, 
however, for it caused the audi- 
ence to really think about what 
was said and analyze its meaning 
for their own theologies. But was 
it really fair, considering these 
same people often accept the per- 
formances given in church every 
Sabbath without asecond thought, 
even though they are given by 
theological apologists of much less 
reknown than Lewis? 

Do we really realize our awe- 
some responsibility for leading 
this great church into the next 
millennium? This faculty, this 
student body and this community 
can only live up to this task by 
stepping forward with open ears 
and open minds. Satan cannot 
recruit an observant, thinking 
Christian. Let's not push Lewis' 
apologies of Tom Key's perform- 
ance away. God will give us dis- 
cernment to find the Truth for 
ourselves and with this Truth to 
carry His important work to its 

-A. James Dine-- 



Why No Little 
Debbie Snacks? 

Dear Editor: 

Why doesn't Southern College 
carry Little Debbie Snacks " 
food areas on campus, consider- 
ing Mckee's has done so much foi 
this school? Why don't wt 
port a company that has been sup- 
porting us for so long? 

-Joel Henderson 




Why Is Talge Still Under Construction? 




Dear Editor: 

I am very grateful to the Lord 
for providing the opportunity for 
me to attend Southern College. 
When I arrived on campus, I was 
told by the deans of Talge Hall 
about the inconveniences to ex- 
pect due to the face lift the dorm 
was in the process of getting. I 
didn't mind this too much, espe- 
cially when I found out the bene- 
fits thai were being provided or 
improved. 

Now, a month and a half later, 
I am no longer disillusioned. 
Wires run the lengths of the hall- 
ways, signs of the construction 
workers are no longer present, 
and a "new and improved" fire 
alarm system that doesn't func- 
tion properly speak highly of 
broken promises and unmet dcad- 

What had at first been idenli- 



Dear Editor: 

Where is the water coming 
from? Water is used for washing 
clothes, cars, faces, exteriors of 
thehuman anatomy and, yes, even 
cafeteria trays. Do you not dry off 
your body when completing your 
shower, do you not dry off your 
cars after they have been washed, 



prominently by our climb up 
Jacob's ladder every evening for 
worship, and the recent malfunc- 
tion of the fire alarm system- — 
after midnight!!! 

The fire alarm is seemingly 
typical of things around here. It 
doesn't work properly, and no- 
body knows how to work it. One 
night, my roommate and I were 
kept awake all night by the alarm 
going off in our room every twenty 



Why Are the Cafeteria Trays Wet? 

and do you not dry clothes after kins that are being wasted be- 

they have been cleaned? My cause of having to get more than 

question is WHY ARE THE you need simply to make up for 

CAFETERIA TRAYS WET? the ones that get wet on the bot- 

Why must I come into the cafe torn. Anotherproblem arises when 

only to find soggy trays? This your tray touches your garment 

causes quite an inconvenience, duetocrowdedlinesandbecomes 

which may include; soggy nap- wet with moisture. Papersthatare 



minutes. This had a direct impact 
on my accounting lest that I had 
first thing in the moming. This 
was followed by the 12 a.m. 
through 1 :30 a.m. episode, where 
second and third floor alarms went 
off continuously. 

I'm currently not familiar with 
Tennessee's Revised Statutes, but 
I doubt if they are all that different 
from Oregon's — especially in 
regards to landlord/tenant laws. 

I feel that I have been nothing 
but inconvenienced by all thai has 
been happeninghereinTaige Hall. 
Most of it wasn't anything I 
couldn't deal with for a short 
amount of time. However, as I 
mentioned earlier, promises and 
deadl ines aren 't being kepi. When 
I approached the deans about this, 
their answer was, "I don't know 
when it'll be finished. Lastlknew 
it was supposed to be finished 
already ." 

This leads to the contract I 
signed before moving into Talge 
Hall. I promised to pay a certain 
amount, and you promised to 
provide adequate quarters for my 
shelterand a place to sleep. Being 
charged the same as if the work 
has already been finished is not 
fair — especially considering that 
it most likely won't be accom- 
plished until Christmas break, and 
maybe not even then. 

-Rick E. Wilson II 



brought into the cafe to study with 
are laid on the tray only to be 
soaked with water. 

The point here is not if the 

water is being used properly which 

it is. The point is, it would be nice 

to pick up my tray and it be DRY! 

-Kate Evans 



Sports 



Editorial 



How Do You 
Leave a Game 
Feeling Good? 



v John Appi-I 



So what is it that makes 
the difference between a 
good and a bad game? is it 
the fact ihat you may have 
performed exceptionally 
well as an individual or that 
your team is number one? 
It's been said many 
times that the attitude of the 
players is what determines 
how a game is viewed. If 

selves that we're out to have 
a good time, we'll leave 
feeling good. This is the 
case in all sports. I know 
that I personally have been 
offended by some player's 

what" attitude. 

Now, don't get me 
wrong, I love to win, and I 
hate tolose. Butl'vefound 
that when I'm just going 
out to have a good lime and 
not trying to start any 
"rumbles." less people dis- 
like me after the game. 

These words can often 
become a cliche and be ig- 
nored, yet they are what 
sports is all about. If we all 
can try a little bit harder, I 
believe we'll findourselves 
actually leaving with good 
feelings. 




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Lifestyle 



Who Is Aaron Winans? 



Having a conversation with religion major 
Aaron Winans is like riding on a slow-motion 
roller coaster. Your interest is piqued not 
because the discussion zips at adrenalin- 
pumping speeds, because it doesn't. It is 
because, although you're approaching the next 
curve at a slow and steady pace, you never 
quite know what's around it. 

Dressed in faded blue jeans, a white T-shirt 
and a faded jean jacket. Winans talks slow and 
sounds drugged. But he talks a lot, and his 
love for Christ is evident. 

Every once in a while, he makes a surpris- 
ingly quick move and downs a swig of Grape 
Crush as if he has caught the can escaping over 
the table edge out of the corner of his eye, and 
must jump to recapture it. 

"I don't really look spiritual," he says, 
taking a swallow of the purple fizz. "I'm not 
a bad person. I do care about people. That's 
why I came to Southern." 

Winans is a sophomore religion ministerial 
student. Most people at Southern probably 
know him as the guy who started out the year 
with no hair on his head except a goatee 
dangling from his chin. "People misunder- 
stand me," he says. "I'm not out to get them. 
I came here to help my friends and other 
people find God." 

Winans said he found God during his sen- 
ior year at Forest Lake Academy. "I'd hit rock 
bottom, and I saw all my friends down there 
with me," he says. At that time, he had a 
dream he believes was implanted by God, and 



By Jennifer J as 
it opened his eyes to the situation he was in. "I 
read Matthew, Mark, Luke and John to get an 
idea of who Jesus was," Winans says. "Once 
I felt I knew Him, I could witness, because I 
myself had been saved. Since then, my life's 
been a progression of things getting better arid 
better." 

Although his life has improved, Winans 
said the world in general is yetting worse. "I 
believe we're living in the last days. We're 
very close to a time of trouble. I believe we're 
going through the shaking, especially among 
young people," he says. Winans' voice gains 
momentum as he talks of his desire that Chris- 
tians "wake-up." "We're not even witnessing 
to our own neighbors and classmates." 

Winans continues, "Most everyone here 
pretends like they're athiests six days a week. 
We need to understand the real reason we 
came here. Graduation seems very far off to 
me, but my only goals are to be alive, have 
faith, serve God and try to help people," he 
says. 

Winans says there are certain types of people 
he can't get through to. "They don't under- 
stand me because I like to look different," he Wina "* ""'" l ,s d l •"»' ,h Jt he ' s carved " Wood - 
said. At the beginning of the semester, the top «™ n B ,s " nc "' h,s hobbies - 
of Winan's head was bald, and his chin sup- his goatee. "Last year J had a bunch of hair. It 
ported his only batch of facial hair, a whispy, was curly and bushy — like Einstein or 
light-brown goatee. By now, the hair on his Beethoven. Over the summer, I shaved lines 
head has grown to about one-half inch. "I through it and had a mohawk, sorta, with 

never shave anymore," Winans says. "I'm bushy sides." 

just going to let it grow and grow." See Winans p l0 

He rubs the top of his short hair then tugs on '■ 




Do You Know How To Study? 



Studying. This is probably the most hated 
word on college campuses. We all dread the 
long hours of brain torturing work which only 
seem to leave us feeling tired and drained of 
all energy. However, like it or not, studying is 
an essential part of the college process and 
sadly enough, many do not know how to 
study. 




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^slud.vs in the McKee library. 



Take, for instance, your last test. Did you 
go in feeling fully prepared only to walk out 
wondering what subject you had really stud- 
ied six hours for the night before? If so, then 
maybe you should re-evaluate your study 
habits and check into the S, Q, 3R technique 
that is recommended by several of the teach- 
ers who give you those killer tests. 

The S, Q. 3R method is actually quite 
simple. It stands for Survey, Question, Read, 
Recall, and Review. S, Q, 3R. 

The first part of this method is survey. 
When you sit down to begin reading, first lake 
a look through the chapter. Get a feel for what 
you are going to be reading. "Look at the in- 
troduction and conclusion of the chapter," 
says physics professor Dr. Ray Hefferlin. 'it 
can be very helpful in further understanding 
what you are about to read." Along with the 
introduction and conclusion, the University of 
Montana, after researching study techniques, 
produced a handout that suggested also look- 
ing over the subheads. 

These subheads can then come in handy 
with the second part of our study method: 
question. Take each subhead that you have al- 
ready surveyed and convert them into ques- 
tions. However, if you are unable to find these 
answers then take your questions to class. 
"Making intelligent comments or asking ques- 
tions will help contribute to the class," said 



journalism teacher Dr. Lynn Sauls. "It also 
lets the teacher know you're alive." This is a 
definite plus. 

Now with question in hand, you're ready 
for the third phase: reading. "One of the things 
I hate about study uie is readme the chapters," 
says junior Tina Former. "It's so time con- 
suming." Sound familiar? Well, the Univer- 
sity of Montana came up with five ways to 
help you improve your reading rate and yet 
still he effective. 

•Read in phrases and thought units instead 
of one word at a time. 

•Reduce the number of words you concen- 

•Don't read or speak each word. You can 
achieve this by keeping your lips closed or by 
chewing gum. 

•Concentrate and think as you read, look- 
ing for important facts or figures that the 
teacher might want you to remember. These 
should be highlighted. 

•Set some time goals for reading various 
and keep reducing your time as you 



As you speedily read along now, remem- 
ber this tip from biology professor Dr. Steve 
Nyirady. "Don't just read over the informa- 
tion but write important points down." And 



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Everyday Life- 
students watch the third game of the World Series ii 
Tuesday night (Braves 5-4, after 12 innings). 



Winans, 






He says that when he first 
entered Talge Hall this year, he 
was sporting the bushy hair, and 
soon got into a heavy shouting 
session with Dean Hobbs. "He 
basically told me to cut it or leave. 
So I shaved my head. Actually 
my roommate and Ryan [Fetters] 
shaved it. with a bunch of shaving 
cream and razors. It was the best 
thing I everdid. I like to break out 
of old molds." 

Winans has several hobbies, 
but sports isn't one of them. "I'm 
not bad at sports. I'm just a bad 
sport," he says. "If I lose, I'm 
really mad. If I'm going to play 
sports, I'm going to lose some- 
time or another, so why play and 
be a loser?" 

Instead, Winans opts for the 
non-losing activities of painting 
with acrylics and woodcarving. 
"In society, the walls are flat, the 
lines are straight, and there are 
corners and perfect geometric 
shapes everywhere," he says. "In 
this rigid aimosphere, my thoughts 
bounce back onto myself and my 
own imperfections seem insur- 
mountable. I get depressed." 

Winans frequently goes out in 
the woods, goes camping or hikes 
the biology trail. "The woods are 
products of God's thoughts. In 
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thing." He says the woods soak 

His love for the great outdoors 
is evidenced by his collection of 
"weird things" he has claimed and 
re-molded from nature that he sa_\ s 
decorate his side of the room he 
shares with J.T. Griffin. Hecarves 
spears, bows and arrows, toma- 
hawks, arrowheads and free-form 
walking sticks. "He used to leave 
little wood shavings all over the 
floor," Griffin says. "He's con- 
stantly bringing in sticks to carve 

What kind of roommate is 
Winans? "Man, I'm trying to find 
words to describe it," says Grif- 
fin. "It's sorta like living in a 
place where the weather changes 
a whole lot. It's very interesting." 
The two have known each other 
for about two years and decided to 
be roommates this semester. 

"I think I 'm a good roommate." 
Winans says. "The only thing is, 

annoys me. I don't have a radio 
andldon'town any tapes. Ithink 
music has a way of pulling on 
emotions, and I don't like my 
mood to sway. But I do like to 
sing in church. 

"Also, I like to have the room 
messy — to divert my focus of 
attention. He's a clean freak. But 
we knew what was involved, and 
I allow him to clean the room." 

Winans says if he had to have a 
motto, it would be Ecelesiastes 
12:12-14, and he recites the entire 
passage. "It says that the whole 
duty of man is to fear God and 
keep His commandments, and that 
is what I'm trying to do." 

"I know and understand my 
need for God," he says. "God 
totally changed me from an intro- 
vert and selfish person to some- 
one who cares about people and 
has a desire to do right." SK9 



from p. 9 



this is where reeallcomes in. Once 
you have finished reading, imme- 
diately recall important points, 
maybe even write down the an- 
swers to the subhead questions if 
you can still recall them. If not, 
then it's time for the final phase: 

According to Dr. Joan Min- 
ninger.writerofToto/ Retail Mow 
to Boost Your Memory Power, 
you can keep the material fresh in 
your mind by tracing over the 
information periodically and in so 
doing, it stays with you longer. In 
other words, when test time comes 
you won't need to frantically cram 



for your test if you take a few 
minutes each day to review the 
material. "Study all along," says 
Nyirady,"and asyou review ir\ in 
make the material undersUmdLihk- 
This will also help in recalling the 
information on a test. 

And a test is what you will be 
ready for... if you use the S, Q, 3R 
technique. Not only will you be 
less stressed when finals come 
around, but your mom and dad 
will be pleased with the results. 
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14 Sophomore Nurses 
Capped at Annual Event 

Reprinted from the Southern Accent, September 15, 1977 



Fourteen nursing students 
were capped Jan. 28 at the new 
church on the SMC campus. 

The Ceremony, which began 
at 8:30, signified that the girls, 
sophomores pursuing the bac- 
c;t I aureate nursing program at 
SMC, have finished the general 
education requirements and are 
ready to begin their training in 
the clinical area of nursing. 

Dr. Jon Penner. professor of 
communications, presented to 
the class the "Challenge" of 
nursing. 

The "Response" was given 
for the class by student Patricia 

Second semester the girls will 
go the SMC's Orlando Campus, 
where they will study the rest of 
their sophomore year and their 
junior year. The SMC nursing 
program calls for baccalaureate 
students to spend their last year 
in residence on the Collegedale 
campus. 



Capped in the ceremony are 
Carolyn Bader, Lynn Bicknell. 
Evelyn Erickson, Lynda Maxey. 
Patricia Mooney, Ann Penner. 
P.nik i.i Pierce, RamonaRciber. 
Lynne Riley, Ruby R>ckmaii 
MaureenSvkes.Gavk-Speakei 
Linda Williams, and Dorothy 
Hooper. 

Southern Missionary Col- 
lege, which has one of the nio-i 
extensive nursing program-- m 
the denomination, has three 
campuses on which the nursing 
students may receive theirtrain- 

ing- , 

The four-year nursing -in- 
dents spend part of then imie 
studying in Orlando. Fla.. where 
they have activities ai the Flor- 
ida Sanitarium and Hospital 

The two-year graduates 
spend one year at the SMC 
campus proper and their second 
year at the Madison campus near 
Nashville, Tenn., where they 
complete their training. 






Entertainment 



Up and Down the Stairs... 



We left Hacknian Hall where 
ful salesman from Kentucky was demon- 
strating how to display microscope slides on 
a monitor (with the proper expensive equip- 
ment*. Just about everyone in the class 
con kl sec the structures on the slide and with 
the help of little circles, squares, or arrows, 
even,' liny aspect could be inspected. What 
a boon to Embryo, GB, PB, A&P. students 
who, at times, have only a hazy idea what is 
to be identified "at the tip of the pointer!" 

We also left Suzy Mazat, resplendent in 
her red plaid lumberjacket, contemplating 
her answers on an entomology lab test. She 
wax about lo accompany Matt Wilson (VA) 
in his blue -sweater out located ihrips hiding 
in the Celosia blossoms flourishing between 
Hackman Hall and the promenade. 

Fail is in full swing! We've had a rapid 
shift in temperatures — only 45° this a.m. 
Everyone can finally start wearing all those 
i'i;]i::;jins ihcy bought at the back-to-school 
sales in August or ordered from Lands End 
and L.L. Bean. Skies are blue, and autumn 
foliage isevcrywhere — howto begin? Most 
of the Oak trees, for the first time in years, 
have a tinge of red mixed in with the brown 
(it'll only last a couple of days). The hun- 
dreds of Bradford pears are ablaze with ma- 
roon leaves (if you don't know the name of 
a campus tree, guess Bradford pear!). The 



Sassafras are a delicate shade of orangy-pink 
and across the valleys, the Yellow Poplars 
stand out against the dark green Cedars. 

Well, let's find some stairs — how about the 
steepest of all near Brock Hall. But first a 
quick check on license plates in Daniells Hall 
parking lot; there are 18 Tennessee cars. 
Strangely enough, the first three letters of 
several plates are Texas. One of them is real 
cutesy with I (heart) SARRAH. I hope it's a 
long- tasting relationship! There are cars from 
Louisiana (Sportsman's Paradise). Oregon 
(with a Pine tree in the middle), Alabama 
(with hearts and things), North Carolina (First 
in Flight), Georgia (with its cleverly placed 
peach). These plates reminded me of a sign on 
the back of a Toyota last week — it surely 
would have won the Cutest Sign on the Back 
of a Car Contest (alias CSOTBOAC Con- 
test!)— asking the improbable question HAVE 
YOU HUGGED YOUR CHROMOSOMES 
TODAY? No hint as to how you would go 
about doing this. I'm afraid most people will 
have to answer, "No, I haven't." 

Met some interesting (make that curious) 
people near the stairs: here's SA president 
Rob Fulbright (FL) in his blue sweater with 
Yvonne Gibson (KY) in bright red worrying 
about GB. Robin Altizer <MD) all smiles on 
her way to tennis, Kevin Fulford (FL) in his 
Florida jacket — lots of F's there, Heidi 
Bergstrom(TN) in lively Swisssweater going 



By E.O. Grundset 

...In October 

to check her car to see if the brake fluid had 
leaked out yet! 

And look who's here near the rocks — 
Rob's sister Shawna Fulbright celebrating 
fail in a nondescript sweat shirt plus terrific 
personality, and Jeanne Dickinson sporting 
a sweat shirt emblazoned with Chattanooga 
Polo Club on her way to Service, and Troy 
Fitzgerald from San Jose, CA, with blue 
denim shirt and bright floral tie — pretty 

Michael Melano says he's making an A 
in all his theology courses! Ills white bud: 
shoes make a nice contrast with his wife's 
(Doriia) burgundy outfit. And look at this, 
they've ahead', changed the letters on the 
relieion building to Harold H. Miller Hall. 
Jeff Arthur (KY) and Andrew Caban (FL) 
were perched on tops of ladders embedded 
in ornamental cabbage; they were painting 
the windows of Miller Hall. Neither of them 
had heard of me, the Campus Chatter or 
Southern Accent — we do live sheltered lives 
even at SC! 

But — everyone has heard of the Braves' 
fantastic victories and the subsequent up- 
roar. That news plus this fine autumn day, 
and the fact that Industrial Drive is finally 
gelling black-topped, and thai the alumni 
will be here to celebrate the Centennial 
should bring exhilaration and joy up and 
down the stairs. 



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October 25 


• 5:30 p.m. - Nurses' Dedication at 


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the church. 


• 9:00 a.m. - Alumni Golf Tourna- 


* Noon to 6 p.m. - International^ 


• 5:30 p.m. - Evensong in Ackerman. 


ment at Nob North Golf Course. 


Food Fair. 


• 8:00 p.m. - Classic Film Series 


• 4:00 p.m. - Centennial Multi- 


• 8:00 p.m. - Volleyball tryouts. 


featuring "It Happened One Night". 


Media production in Lynn Wood 






Hall. 


Tuesday, October 29 


November 4-15 


■ 7:00 p.m. - Southern College 


• Last day for 20% tuition refund for • Pre-Registration. 


Band Program in lies P.E. Center. 


withdrawals. 




• 8:00 p.m. - Vespers with Minon 


• 8:00 p.m. - South American pian 


st Tuesday, November 5 


; Hamm in lies P.E. Center. 


Harold Martina will perform in 
Ackerman Auditorium. Assembly 


• SA Pep Day. 


Saturday, October 26 


credit. 


Thursday, November 7 


• 9:00 a.m. - Church Service with 




• 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Anderson 


Jim Cress in lies P.E. Center. 


Wednesday, October 30 


Nursing Series with Donna Spurlock. 


• 11:30 a.m. - Church Service 


• 5:00 p.m. - Fall Festival Dinner o 




■ with Wayne Coulter in lies P.E. 


the Promenade. 


November 6 - 8 


j Center. 




• Loma Linda University recruiter 


• 3:15 p.m. - Concert by Marilyn 


Thursday, October 31 


John Thorn will be on campus to inter 


Cotton and Larry Blackwell with 


• 11:00 a.m. - Assembly at the 


view applicants and students who are 


accompanist Rick Sharp in the 


church with Robert Olsen. 


interested in going to the LLU School 


; Collegedale Church, 


• Last day to drop a class and auto- 


of Medicine. , 


• 7:00 p.m. - Evensong. 


matically receive a "w". 




• 9:30 p.m. - Alumni Basketball 


• 7:30 p.m. - Barn Party at Fillmans 


Around the Town 


| * 1 1:00 p.m. - Centennial South- 
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Friday, November 1 

• 8:00 p.m. - CARE Vespers 

Saturday, November 2 

• 9:00 a.m. & 1 1:30 a.m. - Church 


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Student Week of Prayer 
To Be Held Next Week 



Eight Southern students will soon have a Fulbright. Tuesday. Oct. 12, will feature jun- 

chance to publicly express their faith before ior Jeff Wood at 1 1 a.m., followed that eve- 

the student body. ning by senior Rhondalyne Reed. 

Southern's Student Week of Prayer, Nov. Wednesday's speaker will be senior reli- 

10- 16, will begin Sunda\ night at 7 p.m. "Our gion major Byron Corbet!. "What I like about 

theme is Jesus, the choice of our generation." student week of prayer is thai students can 

said assistant chaplain Jeff Gang. speak to students from their own perspective," 

In addition to a spiritual blessing, students he said. "It gives students an opportunity to 

will receive double assembly credit for the provide spiritual initiative." 
1 uesday 1 1 a.m. service as well as the Thurs- On Thursday, Destiny Drama Company 

day IJ a.m. chapel. will perform for chapel at 1 1 a.m. Senior 

"I'm excited about this year's student week Amber Murphy will have the evening talk at 7 

°lpra\er/'Gangsaid. "It will be the highlight p.m. Senior Troy Fitzgerald wilTspeak at 
Friday night vespers, and Jeff Gang will finish 



It's Shot 
Time! 

Flu To Be Strong This Year 



By Richard Pultiai 



"We i 



old by authorities that this is 

expected to be a banner year for the flu," said 
health service nurse Eleanor Hanson. "Stu- 
dents should be immunized within the next 
couple of weeks." 

Influenza or "flu" is a viral infection of the 
nose, throat, bronchial tubes, and lungs. The 
flu usually occurs in the United States from 
about November to April. The symptoms are 
fever, chills, cough, and soreness and achine 
in the back, arms, and legs. "There are three 
types of flu; A, B, and C," Hanson said. "Type 
A is the one thai is being predicted this year." 
It is the strongest and most dangerous. 

Students were to sign up for flu shots by 
Oct. 31. The purpose ot the sign up sheets was 
to let health service know in advance how 
much vaccine to order. This was also done so 
there would not be a large inventory left over 
at its expense. "For that reason, the students 
must be willing to be charged on their account 
even if they don't come for the shot when it 
arrives," said Hanson. 

See Flu, p. 2 



Hackman Transformed 
Into Hall of Horrors II 

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of this semester for me," he said. 

Gang encourages students to put Christ 

first in theirlives. "We want to stress through- 
out the week the importance of our generation 
placing Jesus first in all we do and having e 



up the week with a sermon on Sabbath. 

The student week of prayer is put together 
before the calendar is planned in February, 
iccording to Gang. "I encourage all students 



What do you get when a group of mad 
scientists get together? Hackman Hall of 
Horrors II. 

On Sunday, Oct. 22. students who payed a 
fee of $2 were led through a transformed 
science building Skeletons hanging from the 
ceiling reminded students of themselves after 
their parents saw the mid-term grades. And 
visitors saw a skeleton with no head, which. 
according to the tour guide, was supposed to 
be students after studying. 



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deeply intimate relationship with Him," he whoareinterestedinparticipatingnextyearto 

said - . _ come and meet with me now," he said. 

fnis year's student week of prayer features Gangishoping for large attendance through- 

■-■iglii students from three fields of study; reli- out the week. "I encourage students to come 

gion, social work, and business. each day and listen to their fellow students 

On Sunday, Oct. 10, sophomore Jon Steen give crystal clear pictures of Christ," he said. 

will speak at 7 p.m. He will be followed "1 hope every student will enjoy this week as 

Monday, Oct. II, by SA president Rob much as I do." 



mging from the 

of anatomy and 

who at- 



ceiling brought on nightmai 

ph\Mology lab. according 

tended. Bobbing for body parts such as hearts. 

kidneys, and livers was another attraction that 

caught everybody's attention. 

Among the students involved in helping 
with the event. David Twomhlv said, "I had a 



News 



Nursing Student Dies on Orlando Campus 



Marline Noel, a nursing stu- 
dent on the Orlando campus, 
was bom on July 2 1 . 1 97 1 , and 
died Oct. 20, 1991. Noel was 
an A.S. senior when her illness 
forced her to withdraw from 
classes this fall. 

She attended Greater Miami 
Academy and completed her 
high school education at Forest 
Lake Academy, where she 
graduated with honors. 

Asstated in her eulogy, "Her 
physical condition did not 
dampen her sense of challenge 
and adventure in study andserv- 



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ice. Guided by her love for 
Christ, she reflected the joy and 
of a godly life." 



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General notices will be posted who signed up will be given the 

when the vaccine arrives, telling shot. 

when and where to receive it. Students who missed signing 

"There are 250 students who will up for the shot may get them at the 

be taking the shot," Hanson said, public health department or the 

"Once the student has taken the medical center at Four Comers, 

shot, they will receive a form and "The time to get your flu shot is 

will be asked to fill out the infor- now," Hanson said. __. 

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People, Animals, and Objects 
Attend SA Barn Party 



Club/Department News 



On Oct. 31, the students of 
Happy Valley forgot their studies 
to experience a country- western 
hoedown. 

Candle-bags lighted the path- 
way that led to FMlmans' bam. A 
blazing bonfire greeted the as- 
sortment of people, animals, and 
objects who gathered on Oct. 31 
for the SA Bam Party. 

The festivities began with a 
"yee-haw," as the SC Hillbillies 
brought down the rafters with their 
authentic music. The country- 
western band kicked things off 
with "Rocky Top Tennessee." 
"Brennon Kirstein was incredible 
on the fiddle," said junior Sam 
Leonor. "He astounded me." 

Clad in his costume "by J. C. 
Penney," biology professor E.O. 
Grundset hosted the evening. He 
entertained with comments about 
each person's outfit in the cos- 
tume contest, includingcomment- 
mg on Heather Bergstrom, dressed 
as Grundset. "At least she knows 
where to scratch," said Grundset. 

The contest had 49 entries. A 
panel of student and facultyjudges 
chose the winners. Costumes were 
judged on creativity and ranged 
from people to objects. 



The winners in ascending or- 
der were: Aaron Muth as the Ter- 
minator, Chad Nash and Kim Fra- 
zier as Elvis and his guitar, Travis 
Patterson as Waldo, Pamela and 
Sheila Draper as Hershey Kisses, 
Michael Brown and Lanessa Sims 
as Robin Hood and Maid Marian, 
Matt Wilson and Clifton Brooks 
as Talge and Thatcher roaches, 
and Brennon Kirstein and his 
animals as Old MacDonald's 
Farm. A total of $495 was given 
away in prize money. 

The SA also announced the 
winners of the pumpkin carving 
contest which was held on the 
promenade during Fall Festival 
supper the night before the party. 
First place went to Ingrid Eklund 
and Debbie Illick. Brad Emde 
and Angela Dyerclaimed second. 
And third place was awarded to 
Suzy Mazat. 

The evening was 
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bonfire and a hay ride. "The party 
was more fun than trick-or-lreat- 
ing in the cold," said junior Sher- 
rie Piatt. "Being with friends for 
a party is the best way to enjoy 
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in Brock 2 1 6. It will continue until Dec. 13 

Education and Psychology 

* Dr. David R. Williams, professor at Yale University, 
will speak on "The Relationship Between Stress and 
Health in Young and Middle Adulthood" in Summer 
our Hall 106. 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 14. 



English 



• The English club is planning a Christmas party and 
a movie entitled"A Christmas Carol." 

History 

• Richard Emmerson, chairman of the English depart 
ment at Western Washington University, will speak 
tonight on medieval clulture at the Honors Banquet, 
at 6 p.m. 

• Dr. Ben McArthur received the Zapara Award. He won 
at the national level and was one of only three teachers 
to win the award. The winners were selected from all 
colleges and universities in North America. 

Journalism and Communication 

■ The department has changed the journalism, broadcast 
ing, and public relations minor requirements to make 
them more flexible. Business, English, and other 
majors can take a communication minor easier than in 
past years. 

Library 

• The library is granting patrons an extra week to turn in 
books. All books checked out will be due Dec. 5. This 
date is also the deadline for turning in books for the 
semester. 

Math/Physics/Engineering/Technology 

• The computer department the last two of the six com 
puters donated by the Tandem Company. 



• Southern's Orchestra will present its homeshow on 
Nov. 9, at 8 p.m. in Ties P.E. Center. 

• Southern's orchestra is having a concerto competition. 
Winners will perform with the orchestra in a concert in 
January. Applications can be picked up at the Music 
Department and are due by Nov. 20. 

• Dr. Marvin Robertson, chairman, has been accepted to 
the Robert Shaw Choral Conducting Workshop from 
Jan. 14-19, 1992, at Carnegie Hall. The workshop has a 
limited enrollment of 75 conducters. 

■ The Audubon Quartet will perform on Wednesay, Nov. 
20, at 7 p.m. in the Church. 

■ Die Meistersinger male chorus will perform at the Gulf 
States Conference and Bass Memorial Academy from 
Nov. 8-10. 



News 



15 Southern Students 
Will Visit .New York 

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According 10 behavioral sci- Salvation Army on Thanksgiving 

ence chair Ed Lamb, the number Day, serving food to the home- 

of individuals going on the New less. Lamb said each student may 

York Study Tour is the smallest in serve around 1,500 homeless 

10 years people. The Salvation Army has 

Fifteen Southern and five non- beenpleasedwithSoufhern'stour 

students will go on the tour to groups in the past. "New Yorkers 

learn about ethnic and racial di- like our students,' he said, 
versity. "Our primary focus is to Some of the group s lime will 

study ethnic groups," said Lamb, be spent shopping, sightseeing, 

There are 27 identifiable ethnic and watching the Macy sThanks- 

groups in New York. giving Day Parade. 

The tour begins Nov. 23 and Studentsmayeamcredithours 
ends Dec 1 While in New York, for the trip if they follow certain 
the group will visit Ellis Island, requirements like keeping a jour- 
Chinatown, the Lower East Side, nal for the trip. The tour is open to 
and other areas. everyone. Lamb hopes more stu- 

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great time. Once someone en- 
tered the catacombs, they were 
fair game." The catacombs were 
"wet and slimy, and I crawled 
over a warm body," said sopho- 
more Wendy Waters. 

Students and teachers spent 
many hours setting-up, but 
Twombly said "The actual horror 
was cleaning up the 






Contemporary Christian Duo 2 FOR 1 
To Present Concert at Southern 



Contemporary Christian duo 2 
FOR 1, consisting of Mark Bond 
and Chris Lang, will be at South- 
em to perform for Care Minis- 
tries" Student Week of Prayer. 

Theirmain concert will be held 
on Sabbath. Nov. 1 6, at 3:30 p.m. 
in the Collegedale Academy Au- 
ditorium. Amini-concertwillalso 
be given for the Friday evening 
vesper program during week of 
prayer. 

They recently finished their 
first album project, friend 2 
FRIEND. This debut project in- 
cludes eight original songs, along 
with two remakes. Copies will be 
available for purchase at the chap- 
lain's office. 

According to the chaplain's 
office, Christian Radio RX107 
will be provided with releases from 
2 FOR l's album project about 
two weeks before the concert. 
They ask for student support by 
calling the station and requesting 
the songs, "One on One" and 
"Save Your Heart." 

Since their high school days at 
Forest Lake Academy, Bond and 
Lang have been singing together, 
however, not until they both gradu- 
ated from college did they begin 
an active music ministry. After 



Mart. Bond and Chris Ung of 2 FOR I. 

they returned to the Orlando area 
to start their careers, the Lord 
opened the doors of opportunity 
for them to share their faith. 

After performing extensively 
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nual Outdoor Youth Rally in 
Colorado. In September, they flew 
to Union College and gave two 
concerts. Other future weekend 
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Editorial 



Be Creative! 

Get a Date II 

By Daryl Cote 

I hate to keep cramming that big of a deal, either. It 

date editorials down your could be as simple as walking 

throats, but several people your date and his/her cow 

suggested that I write about around the block. Some 

creative dating. And since I people think this is an ud- 

had no other ideas.... derly awesome date. (Sorry 

When God created Adam for that pun. 1 guess I was 



and Eve, somehow T don 
think He intended for them to 
only go out to vespers, or to an 
SA event, or sit and watch coas 
somesortofmovie(sponsored stay 
by the college, of course), time 
Don't get me wrong, there's 
nothing wrong with these ac- 
tivities, but to limit yourselves 
to ONLY them is a waste. 

Do something different. 
Put a little thought into your 
dates (especially if you' 



trying to milk it for all ii 
worth.) 

Dating is like a roller 
coaster. It's fun. But if you 
te same track all the 
itarts to get boring. 
On the other hand, if you get 
off the track.. .you fall to the 
ground and get smashed like 
a grape! Well, maybe dating 
isn't like a roller coaster, but 
it's like something. Anyway, 
if you add variety and c 



been dating the same person tivity to your dates, you'll be 

for a long time, and it actually a more satisfied, mentally se- 

seems like a long time). cure, and jubilant individual 

The date doesn'thave to be (or something like that). 





Opinion 



Letters to the Editor 



Hackman Hall of Horrors Is Wrong 



Dear Editor: 

I would like to express an opin- 
ion concerning the Hackman Hall 
of Horrors. I send this with the 
regards to the faculty, staff, and 
administration of our school. 

Last year, I sent a personal 
memorandum to the chairman and 
staff of the biology department 
concerning the same event. It 
contained a concern for the Spiri- 
tual (as in of God) outreach and 
development for the students of 
this school. This program is 
something I feel that goes con- 
trary to this development. 

I don't feel that I need to pres- 
ent arguments from the Spirit of 
Prophecy or from the Bible itself 
to bring to focus the struggle be- 
tween Christ and Satan in our 
world. But as a Christian, it only 
seems rational to me to uphold 
that which supports it. 

Just to mention something of 
the nature of this "horror" event, I 
believe the word itself says it all. 
The only fear we should have is to 
"fear God and give glory to Him." 
Bui tliisdocsn't inferbeing scared 
of God, but of Satan. He is lead- 
ing many to their graves daily 
with something that's really fright- 
ful, eternal separation from God: 
So, having people come and pay 
"1>2 per body" for a cheap, deceiv- 
ing thrill should be re-examined. 
Scripture tells us that our bodies 
are the temple of God and I think 
we should have Him there. 

As for my opening statement 



in regard to the faculty, staff, and 
administration, I must say that I 
include all, even myself, as the 
entire body of Southern College. 
But in general, those of you with 
the positions of high officesshould 
try to influence what programs 
should be held on campus, here at 
a Christian college. However, if 
the Hackman Hall of Horrors has 
been prayerfully considered, I 
want to apologize for my views. I 
just wanted to bring my prayerful 
thoughts into the open on an issue 
that I believe needs such insight. 
Christ says we need to test things 
the Spirit to see if they are just. 



uld I 



This program > 
place to start. 

There is one last thing that I 
wish to mention. I feel like Paul 
writing to the Corinthians as I can 
say praise God for the Steps-to- 
Chrisi ministries that met on Lynn 
Wood Hall stairs that night. As I 
passed by them on a walk, they 
were singing, sharing in testimony, 
and praising God. On down at 
Hackman Hall, you could hear 
screams and shrills of voices in 
torment. It kind of made me think 
of the second coming, and what 
sinners will have chosen over the 
peace and safety that conies from 
being in the midst of Christ. I pray 
foryouSleps-to-Christ ministries. 
Keep up the good work, brothers 
and sisters in Christ. Hold high 
the banner of our Savior! (Please 




Hackman Hall of Horrors Is Right 



Dear Editor: 

We would like to clarify a few 
points about Hackman Hall of 
Horrors. There seems to be some 
misconceptions circulating. 

First of all, it was not a haunted 
house. We have never called it 
such and if we heard HHH re- 
ferred to as a haunted house, we 
have tried to correct the misun- 
derstanding. 

Second, we purposely had no 
ghosts, spooks, witches, goblins, 
or anything relating to spiritual- 
ism in HHH. In fact, we like to 
think of HHH as an alternative to 
the haunted houses in the area. 
All we used were biological and 
chemical specimens/materials, 
black plastic, and a lot of duct 
tape. True, if someone wanted to 
be scared, they could, (one girl 
almost hyperventilated at the sight 
of a snake that she knew wasn't 
real) for we followed the policy of 



"reach out and touch « 
especially when they weren't 
expecting it. 

Third, we would like to ask 
that if anyone wishes to criticize 
us, that they get their facts straight 
first, or maybe even go through 
HHH one year. First hand experi- 
ence is always better than second 
hand information. 

We also want the student body 
to know what the money was 
raised for. First, we set aside 
some to pay for next year's HHH. 
Then, we use some to sponsor the 
E.O. Grundset Lecture Series. 
And third, we use some to subsi- 
dize a few of the club's outings. 
If anyone has any questions or 
about HHH. please just 
: of us and we will try to 
them. 

-Tri-Beta Biological 
Society officers 




Campus Animals Aren't That Bad! 



Dear Edi 

Hi! I'm the dog some call 
Rusty. I read the article in the 
Accent last week about my friends 
and me, and thought someone 
should say something in our de- 
fense. As up-and-coming adults. 
I figured you college students 
would like to bear another angle 
to the story of our existence. Sol 
have a few points I would like to 
bring to yourattention. Here's the 
story from my point of view. 

To start with, when I first set 
foot on this campus, I didn't have 
the intention of staying. But so 
many of you were kind to me, and 
seemed to enjoy me being around, 
thai I thought you wanted me here. 
So I stayed. With the rising cost 



of tuition and other college ex- 
penses, I figured the fact that I 
came free of charge would be a 
bonus. 

I don't consider myself de- 
manding. I wait by the sidewalk 
as you dash to and from class. If 
you are too busy to notice me, I 
don't mind. Butifyoudohavethe 
time to say a kind word or pat my 
belly, well, I'm pretty pleased. 

Feeding me is not required al- 
though I do enjoy the treats some 
ofyouleaveme. But you'll notice 
1 wasn't starved when I came, and 
if you decide feeding me is too 
great of a burden. I'll make it just 
fine. 

To be labeled a pest or a nui- 



sance bothers me a bit. I'm sure 
many of you have seen worse 
trained dogs. The ones that leave 
piles on porches, chase cars, tear 
things to pieces, bark constantly, 
and jump up on you with muddy 
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are people lovers. But I love 
people, and if lean make some of 
you a little bit happier by being 
around, then that is what I want to 
do. 

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Sports 



Editorial 



Good Call Ref ! 

By John Appel 



Recently, I've heard 
of the "super, neve 
wrong athletes" of our 
pus make 
about the officiating during 
intramurals. It seems that 
they are blaming their loss on 
a certain call, and to make 
matters worse, they say the 
call was made because the 
referee was biased. To an- 
swer that, I've got just one 
thing to say. "Grow up!" 

Perhaps a call was made 
that you disagree with. So 
what! Do you really think 
that the cali is going to be 
reversed because you can 
throw a temper tantrum. To 
tell the truth, when I have 
officiated games in the past, I 
like to feel that I have been 
totally unbiased. However, 
as soon as someone jumps all 
over me for a call I've made, 
a little voice tells me to nail 
them with whatever penally 
comes to mind. But John, 
you may say, that' s not right. 
Maybe not, but it is human 
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Lifestyle 



Bungee Jumping Combines 
Lunacy and Gravity 



Although I'd heard Ihe experience described 
as "death survived," I stepped into the cage 
and began to move slowly skyward. Standing 
there on the edge it felt as though God and I 
were watching a video of the ground. I took a 
step. Suddenly it seemed like God had hit fast- 
forward on the remote control. Then He hit 
reverse. Then fast forward again. Butlwasn't 
watching a video. For some reason — maybe 
lunacy, maybe gravity— I had just fallen from 
a cage tethered to a tower more than 1 50 feet 
in the air. A rubber cord stretched to slow my 
fall and kept me from hitting the ground. I was 
experiencing the brief, blurred world of the 
bungee jumper. 

Lunacy and gravity make good matchmak- 
ers. Lunacy matches crazy people with high 
places. Gravity quickly matches those people 
with the ground. Ultimately, these combina- 
tions can result in matching these people with 
paramedics and body-casts. 

But at Raccoon Mountain's High Adven- 
ture Sports, just west of the city limits of 
Chattanooga, crazy people have the opportu- 
nity to act on their lunacy and a chance to 
disregard gravity. Safely. 

Part of the logo on the brochure for High 
Adventure Sport's operations reads "the go 
anywhere, do anything people." Actually this 
phrase is just the long, fancy way of saying 
"the crazy people." 

Leon Riche, Jr. is the founder and lead 
lunatic of High Adventure Sports Inc. He has 
been doing crazy things for many years. He 
holds 16 assorted licenses and certifications 
for various airborne activities including flying 
multi-engine aircrafts, skydiving, commer- 
cial lighter-than-airfree ballooning, and pilot- 
ing ultra light and sailplane aircrafts. He is 
also the holder of three world's records in 
parachuting. 

On June 12 of this year. High Adventure 
Sports opened the world's only bungee jump- 
ing tower to the public. Traditionally, bungee 
jumpers have leapt from hot-air balloons. 



flv Randal Gilliam 

bridges, and cranes at varying heights. A 
long, nylon-wrapped rubber cord is the only 
thing used to keep them from crashing to the 
ground. Riche's bungee tower offers what he 
calls a much safer, more accessible altema- 

Riche holds a degree in industrial technol- 
ogy and spent seven years as a ship-builder. 
Hedesigned the towerhimself. He also welded 
the tower together from raw materials in a 
process that consumed four months and 
$150,000. The tower stands 180 feet tall and 
has a long arm bolted through it at the top. It 
leans at a 13 degree angle and resembles a 
huge steel gallows. A cage is suspended from 
the tower's arm and is raised and lowered by 
a steel rope that runs through a series of 
pulleys and winches controlled at ground level. 

The bungee cord itself is 50 feet long, as 
thick as a man's wrist, and is attached to the 
bottom of the cage. The other end of the 
bungee cord is attached to the jumper with a 
body harness that resembles the body harness 
used by parachutists. The jumper steps into 
the cage and is raised to a height of 176 feet. 
The cage ascends only a few feet per second, 
allowing the jumperaconsiderable amount of 
time to develop second thoughts. 

Once the cage has reached the top of the 
tower, Riche yells "One, two, three, high 
adventure!" and the jumper rolls out of the 
cage to become a human yo-yo. The jumper 
feels the force of gravity tripled on his body as 
the 50 foot cord stretches past 100 feet, then 
snaps back, the subsequent number of stretches 
and snaps depends on the body weight of the 
jumper. 

People have two natural qualities: greed 
and a fear of heights. In his pre-jump motiva- 
tional speech, Riche helps one overcome the 
latter by appealing to the former. He says 
"You can ride down or jump down, the price 
is the same." Riche always gets his money up 

Many have a hard time describing what it 




ping last 



feels like to jump from the tower — although a 
lot of them seem to use the word "rush" when 
describing it. 

Rhonda Smith has jumped from the tower 
more than a dozen times. "I enjoy the adrenal- 
ine rush," says Smith. John Harrell, himself 
an avid bungee jumper, also uses the word 
"rush" in describing the experience. "The 
recoil's what gets you. The bungee pops you 
back up as fast as you went down. It's such a 
rush, I love it." 

When I jumped, the recoil did not have the 
same effect on me. The only thing that rushed 
was my mind as it frantically tried to keep up 
with what was happening to my body. No 
sooner was I plunging towards the earth with 
a primitive sense of panic overwhelming my 



What's Behind New Age Music? 



Quartz crystals hung from the window sills 
reflecting flashes of color. The smell of in- 
cense drifted into the air. Soft, relaxing music 
Played throughout the room. A waterfall 
gurgled in the corner. Books with strange 
symbols lined the shelves. This is not some 
average store, it is a New Age book store-a 
center for believers in the coming New Age. 
. ' he picture of crystals, incense and hippies 
is what most people think of when confronted 
by the words New Age. But many fail to take 
J^fonc of the New Age's most commer- 
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cial endeavors, i 



is heard everywhere. It fillers around us as we 
shop. It fills the spaces in movies and on 
television. 

It is relaxing and seems harmless. Most of 
it has no words and blends into its' listeners 
surroundings. It does not intrude on one's 
thoughts and after a while it may pass unno- 

Is this music harmless or is it dangerous? 
When choosing one's music, whether modem 
or classical, one must keep in mind the beliefs 
and ideas of its creators. 

The majority of groups that produce New 



Age music are deeply into the practice of the 
New Age religion. Their music reflects their 
beliefs just as Christian music reflects our 
beliefs. 

Most Advenlists go to great pains to elimi- 
nate meat, caffeine, alcohol, and a host of 
othersubstancesl'roniilieir lives and yet many 
listen to music that is written and performed 
by people who channel demons in a host of Sa- 
tanic activities. People should at least spend 
as much time worrying about their brain's diet 
as they do their food. 



Features 




Everyday Life- 
Community wellness major Melinda Cross studies anatomy and phys 
ogy in Hackman Hall Tuesday night. 



Bungee,-^ 



p. 9 



s that I felt my body 
yanked violently towards the sky 
again. Afterafewsecondslfound 
myself at the apex of my return 
ascent. This allowed me only the 
time to regain just enough of my 
consciousness to look briefly 
about me. 1 noticed once again 
how far I was from the ground, the 
mountains, the horizon, and just 
how unnatural it was for me to be 
where I was. Feeling gravity's 
inevitable tug I thought to myself, 
"Oh no, not again." 

Bungec jumping has its origins 
with the "land divers" wholive on 
one of the islands in the South 
Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu. 
During springtime, the islanders 
gather liana vines which they use 
to make long cords. Young men 
climb high, wooden towers, tie 
the cords around their ankles, and 
jump. The jump is worn as an 
intangible badge of courage and 
serves as a good omen for the 
forthcoming yam harvest. The 
popularity of bungee jumping is 



growing fast, but it is still a rela- 
tively obscure sport. The sport's 
group of enthusiasts is still made 
up primarily of sky divers, moun- 
tain climbers and other adrenaline 
junkies. 

According to an article in Time 
Magazine, there have been no 
reported fatalities in the U.S. at- 
tributed to bungee jumping. 
However, on Oct. 27, a bungee 
jumping instructor died jumping 
from a hot air balloon. Also, two 
French jumpers fell to their deaths 
in 1989 when their cords broke, 
and a third died after colliding 
with the pole from which he was 
jumping. Riche says that the thrills 
outweigh the risks. When my 
jump was over I slowly wobbled 
back to my car, feeling like a 
Thanksgiving day turkey that had 
been gutted but somehow sur- 
vived. Riche bade me farewell by 
saying, "Now don't get in a wreck 
going home. The most dangerous 
thirty ahoul bungee jumping is the 



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ACCENTENNIAL 



Fall Festival Sounds, 
Sights Come to Life 

Reprinted from the Southern Accent, November 21, 1967 



The sounds and sights of 
Halloween came early to SMC 
as the professional clubs of the 
college sponsored the annual 
Fall Festival, Sunday evening, 
October 29, in the college audi- 
torium. 

The sounds of the season 
were found in the joyous shouts 
of little children pulling on 
daddy'scoatanilrcqik'slimj jusi 
one more bag of popcorn. 
Sounds also came from oldsters 
as they gazed and gasped at the 
many gay, clashing and brightly 
colored costumes being worn 
by the festival -goers. 

Sights to be seen at the fes- 
tival included jack-o-lanterns 
(including the prestigious Great 
Pumpkin), colorfully decorated 



booths around the perimeter of 
the auditorium which served as 
spots for refreshment and enter- 
tainment. 

Sight and sound joined to- 
gether as the festival-goer was 
entertained by various films at 
some booths, a debate between 
the contending and some not so 
contending candidates for U.S. 
president at another booth; a 
"spookadillia" at the bottom oi 
the up-stairs; and the hi^hl> 
acclaimed premiere performance 
ol the Star-Spangled Pineapple 
a play which will go "some- 
All the senses were certainly 
needed at the Fall Festival; but, 
none were in more demand than 
the sense of humor. 



Entertainment 



SC Observations. .•From a Distance 



Foreign Correspondent Andy Nash 
Reports from the Accent's Thai Bureau 



It's safer to talk abou I people when they ' re 
on the opposite side of the world. 

I 've been thinking. My previous article, 
"One year of Thais and Ties," likely had 
tittle impact on your lives, right? 

After all, does it really matter to you, the 
SC students and faculty, how many dog- 
sized rats bolt up our stairs each week? 
Does it benefit your G.P.A. in any way to 
know that we have run out of peanut butter? 
Are you able to sleep any better upon learn- 
ing of a wild-eyed Thai woman named 
Jugkajan who frantically calls us night and 
day? (She thinks the Muslims are after her 
because she fed some Roetee— a Musiim 
food-to a stray dog on the street.) 

No, these things just do not affect you in 
the smallest way. When you open the Ac- 
cent, you expect articles that will change 
your life (and a bunch of neat pictures). 



So, with this in mind, I'd like to focus on the 
campus of Southern College, beginning with 
the next sentence. 

Well, October is coming to an end. I guess 
this means the return of the SA Bam Party. 
And this year, I hope Dr. R. Lynn Sauls and 
Mr. VolkerHenning of the journal ism depart- 
ment attended — Sauls as the mad inventor 
Doc Brown from "Back to the Future" and 
Henning as James Bond: 007. 

lean just hear them: "Quick! Into the time 
machine— we have to make deadline!!" 

"The name's Henning. Voiker Henning." 

Okay, okay. It's just an idea. 

I imagine the SA has taken off this year 
with Fulbright at the controls. Rob, for your 
sake, I hope no Fat Birds fly over campus 
anytime soon. Good luck with all the big 
centennial festivities. 

So what else is happening? Has Atlanta 



Braves fan Jody Travis become impossible 
to live with? Atlanta winning. Sounds like 
a contradiction of terms to me, Jody. Con- 
gramlations Twins! 

By the way, how many times has this 
year'sDestiny director asked you to "Imag- 
ine with me if you will?" And here's some- 
thing for all of you to think about: If Pastor 
Bietz breathed in helium, would his voice 
still sound the same? 

Well, that will about do it from here. As 
you can see, we do a good deal of thinking 
about you, too. 

If the pressures of everyday college life 
cause you to question your existence, drop 
by the chaplain's office. Ken, Sherrie, Jeff, 
Ingrid, and the rest would be happy to see 
you join us here in the Orient. 

And then you, too, will be able to make 
SC observations— from a distance. 



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Calendar 


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• 8:00 p.m. - Vespers with Bill 


• 11:00 a.m. - Assembly with Jeff 


■ Pizza and Movie in the cafeteria. 


KJIgore. 


Wood. {Double Credit) 






• 7:00 p.m. -Week of Spiritual 


Wednesday, November 20 


Saturday, November 9 


Emphasis with Rondalyne Reed. 


• CARE Day. 


• 9:00 & 11:30a.m. -Church 




• 7:00 p.m. - Assembly with The 


service with Ken Rogers. 


Wednesday, November 13 


Audubon Quartet. (Double Credit) 


• 3:30 p.m. - CARE film festival 


• Teacher Appreciation Day! 




featuring "Bamboo in Winter" at 


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Thursday, November 21 


the cafeteria. 


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• 1 1:00 a.m. - Assembly featuring the 


• 5:30 p.m. - Evensong 


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SA. 


• SC Symphony Orchestra 


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• SA Thanksgiving Supper. 


November 10 - 15 


• 7:00 p.m. -Week of Spiritual 




• Student Week of Spiritual 


Emphsis with Byron Corbett. 


Around the Town 


Emphasis. 




November 1-16 




Thursday, November 14 


• The Chattanooga Little Theatre 


Sunday, November 10 


■ 11 :00 a.m. -Assembly with 


presents "A Streetcar Named Desire" 


■ 7:00 p.m. -Week of Spiritual 


Destiny at the church. (Double 


by Tennessee Williams. For more 


Emphasis with Jon Steen. 


Credit) 


information call 267-8534. 


■ 8:00 p.m. - Concert with Diane 


• 7:00 p.m. -Week of Spiritual 




: Baker on the piano and Roger 


Emphasis with Amber Murphy. 


Novermber 3-30 


Drinkall on the cello in Acker 




• The works of Michelangelo, Van 


man. 


Friday, November 15 


Gogh, Monet and others will be at a 




• 8:00 p.m. - Vespers with Troy 


unique exhibition of "Old Masterpieces 


Monday, November 11 


Fitzgerald. 


Reborn" at Brushworks here in Chat- 




■ Newlywed Retreat Weekend. 






• 7:00 p.m. -Week of 


10:00 -4:30 p.m. and 








Spiritual Emphasis with 


Saturday, November 16 


Sat. 10:00- 1:00 p.m. 












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Volume 47, Number 6 



November 21, 1991 




Christmas Tree Lighting Will Be Different 



Turkey Supper 
Won't Be 'Fowl' 

SA Will Serve a Veggie 
Thanksgiving Supper Tonight 

By Jennifer Speichcr 



"Why did die Worthinglon veggie-turkee 
cross the road?" 

"To get away from the headhunting SA 
officers," said Krisi Clark, Student Associa- 
tion social vice-president. 

The veggie-turkee will be carved at the 
annual SA Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday at 
5 p.m. in the cafeteria. The SA officers will 
seat the dinner guests and act as waiters and 

"Guests will enjo\ their combo dinner and 
movie evening," said Clark. An American 
Tale, featuring Fievel Mouse, will be the eve- 

"Don't be a turkey, be a veggie-turkee," 

invites Clark. "Come enjoy an authentic 
Thanksgiving dinner, with a vegetarian ac- 
cent of course. And, be sure to bring your ID 

Current Catalog Adds More 
Graduation Reqirements 



Southern students have watched the tradi- 
tional campus Christmas tree lighting for 
approximately 32 years, but this year the cere- 
mony will be different. 

"The lighting will be different from any 
other year because it is the centennial," said 
biology professor Edgar O. Grundset. "It's 
going to be sort of like a parade." It will start 
at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, in fromt of 
Wright Hall. 

There will also be two Santa Clauses. Both 
will arrive in fire trucks and will be escorted 
by ambulances and police cars equipped with 
blaring sirens. The two Santas, whose identi- 
ties will not be revealed, are going to jump out 
ol the fire trucks and light the tree while 
throwing candy canes. 

_ "The Christmas tree lighting is always a 
nice way to start the Christmas season," said 



Grundset. The large pine tree is located in 
front of Wright Hall and centered between the 
two dorms. Grundset said the tree was planted 
specifically for the purpose of the Christmas 

After the lighting of the tree, the Brass 
Ensemble and the singing group Something 
Special will present a short program. Hot 
chocolate, hot cider and donuts will be served. 

The SA and Imagination Station playground 
are planning "A Hayride with Santa." The 
cost is $1 per person, and the proceeds will 
help build the playground. 

"There is always a big crowd and the 
community even joins in the celebration." 
said Grundset. "There are more students at the 
Christmas tree lighting than any otherevent of 
the school year and we hope this year won't be 
any different." 



Students in a number of majors who regis- 
tered under the current catalog will have new 
steps added to their graduation requirements. 
The added steps are part of a national trend 
towards increased assessment of students. 

"Colleges are facing increasing criticism 
from state legislatures and the public," said 
academic dean Floyd Greenleaf. "In order to 
avoid state intervention, many colleges are 
developing their own forms of assessment." 
Many departments at Southern are assem- 
bling their own assessment procedures. 

"Every department should develop a way 
of assessing its majors." sjid Greenleaf. "Every 
10 years all colleges face re-accreditation. 
This is a complex process of assessing the 
school's facilities and the quality of its in- 
struction. The new assessment requirements 
help gauge the quality of Southern's instruc- 
tion and help point out areas that need im- 
provement." 

Greenleaf said Southern looks"quite good" 
when compared to other schools. Southern 
students have scored well on the Academic 
Profile exam, which is a portion of the new 
requirements and mandatory for sophomores 
and associate degree candidates. 

"Traditionally it has been assumed that if a 
school has a certain number of books in its 
library and its teachers hold so many ad- 
See Retirements, p. 4 



News 



To Write, or Not To Write 

The Writer's Club Is Encouraging Writers To Get Involved 



To write or not to write, that is 
the question. 

Sharpen your pencils or turn 
on your computers, it's time to let 
[he Shakespeare in you come out. 
The Writers' Club wants you to 
know that you don't have to be an 
English or journalism major to 
write and be published. 

"I never thought of myself as 
awriter," says social science major 
Rhoda Gottfried. "Sol was really 
excited to be published." An ar- 
ticle by Gottfried will be pub- 
lished in the December issue of 
"He Is Alive," an Adventist pub- 
lication. She first became inter- 
ested in writing while taking an 
English composition course last 

There are other non-English 
or journalism majors who are 
successfully writing. Psyeholog} 
major Kirslin Chalker has sold an 
article to Insight and business 
major Calvin Simmons has sold a 
poem to Chattahoochee Review 
magazine in Atlanta. 

The Writers' Club is seeking 
poems, essays, stories and other 
types of writing for the "Legacy," 



the club's yearbook of students" 
literary works, says editor Eric 
Rochester. 

Club sponsor Helen Pyke says, 
"I'm encouraging more people to 
come to meetings and share what 
they are writing and learn what 
they can do with their work." 

According to Rochester, the 
Writers' Club is sponsoring two 
writing contests this year. Stu- 
dents may enter as many times as 
they wish. The first contest dead- 
line is Dec. l.and the winners will 
be announced Jan. 10. Cash prizes 
will be awarded for first, second 
and third place. 

When asked what some of the 
goals were for the Writers" Club 
this year, president Russ Miller 
said, "To get more people inter- 
ested in writing not only for pub- 
lication, but also a hobby." 

The Writers' Club plans on 
having professional writers come 
to speak at meetings as well as 
student writers. The club meets 
once a month on every third 
Wednesday at 5:15 in the back of 
the cafe. Everyone is invited to 
attend. 



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Wednesday for Blood Assurance. This donation program 
is sponsored by Collegiate Adventists for Better Living 
(CABL). 




Destiny performed for Week of Spiritual Emphasis last Thursday. 

Four Southern Students Chose Jesus 

Week of Spiritual Emphasis Held Last Week 



Four students made the 
choice last week. 

"Jesus, the choice of our gen- 
eration," the theme for last 
week's Student Week of Spiri- 
tual Emphasis, was accepted by 
Harold Chin, Kerry Haggkvisi. 
Paulette Ropka, and Sharon 
Smith. Two of them requested 
to be baptized again, and the 
other two wished to rededicate 
their lives to Jesus. 

Chaplain Ken Rogers will 



work with the two who want 
rebaptism. "I felt the Spirit was 
present throughout the week," 
said Rogers. "And the speakers 
used the theme well in their 
messages." He is also "pleased 
with the reception given to the 
speakers from the student 

Junior Ted Showalter said. 
"I liked what the speakers had 

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News ~ 

Audubon Quartet 
Performs at Southern 



The Audubon Quartet, re- 
nowned for their "strikingly beau- 

I tiful, luminescent" sound (New 
York Times), performed Wednes- 
day, Nov. 20, in the Collegedale 
Church. They performed works 
by Dvorak, Schubert and 

I Shostakovich. 

[ The Audubon Quartet was 
founded in 1974 and quickly 
achieved international recognition 
by winning top prizes in three 
major competitions in their first 
four years together. The group 
currently is the resident ensemble 
of the Virginia Polytechnic Insti- 
tute and State University. 



Each season the quartet travels 
throughout Europe and the United 
States. They have performed in 
France. England, Brazil, the Car- 
ibbean. Italy, the People's Repub- 
lic of China, and throughout the 
United States, including a per- 
formance for President Carter at 
the White House. 

Students received double as- 
sembly credit for attending. Some 
were able to apply the credit to- 
ward second semester. This was 
an experiment to improve atten- 
dance at the concert, said Mary 
Lou Rowe, secretary to the vice 
president for student affairs. 



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in Brock 216. It will continue until Dec. 13. 



Business 

• The Business Club is having a holiday get-to- 
gether on Dec. 7. Activities will include food and 
games. 



English 



The English club is planning a Christmas party and 
a movie entitled "A Christmas Carol." 

History 

• Dr. Ben McArthur received the Zapara Award. He won 
at the national level and was one of only three teachers 
to win the award. The winners were selected from all 
colleges and universities in North America. 

Journalism and Communication 

■ The department has changed the journalism, broadcast 
ing, and public relations minor requirements to make 
them more flexible. Business, English, and other 
majors can take a communication minor easier than in 
past years. 

• The Communication Club will have its third annual 
tree-trimming party on Thursday. Dec. 5. Refreshments 
and a movie will follow the contest for the best original 
ornament. 

Library 

• The library is granting patrons an extra week to turn in 
books. All books checked out will be due Dec. 5. This 
date is also the deadline for turning in books for the 

semester. 

Math/Physics/Engineering/Technology 

• The computer department received the last two of 
six computers donated by the Tandem Company. 



• Dr. Marvin Robertson, chairman, has been accepted to 
the Robert Shaw Choral Conducting Workshop from 
Jan. 14-19, 1992, at Carnegie Hall. The workshop has s 

limited enrollment of 75 eonducters. 



Religi. 



• The guest speaker for the Religion Departmental 
Assembly on Dec. 5 will be Mae Watson. Her topic is 
on child abuse. 

• The Religion Department Christmas Party will be held 
on Saturday night, Dec. 7. Food and entertainment will 
be provided. 

• The Religion Department and the SMA club has re- 
scheduled CD. Brooks to speak for the Renewal Week- 
end January 17-18. 



News 



Emmerson Stresses Literature, 
Philosophy, and Humanities Classes 



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Take more literature, pliiloso- said Emmerson. "In addition 

phy, and humanities classes. That students have strong faculty role 

was the message of Richard models," he said. Emmerson also 

Emmerson, English department mentioned the small size of the 

chair at Western Washington colleges creates better chances for 

University, at assembly Nov. 7. student-teacher discussions and 



He challenged Adventist edu- 



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"In life, problems are complex— 

the\ lack easy solutions," he 



students learn this valuable les 

Emmerson has taught in both 
Adventist and 

ties. He spent 15 years at An 
drews University in addition tc 
his current stint at Western Wash 
ington. "Quality is a major prob- 
lem," he said. "Failure to invest in 
faculty while the medical people 
make out like bandits has lowered 
morale among S.D.A. faculty." 

Emmerson believes that Ad- 
ventist higher educal 
its strong points. 



helps Emmerson also believes Advent 



friendships than at the large. 



He does, however, 
major problems in curriculi 

addition to lack olhiNlork a! books. 



ist education has a lack of visual 
arts. He also sees a need foi 
improvement in other i 
"Adventist college students find 
il impossible lo major in phi" 
phy," he said. 

In conclusion, Emmerson 
summed up two of the lessons he 
believes college students should 
take with them into the world. 
"Fthical action is more important 
than religious beliefs when push 
comes to shove," he said. "You 

n does have have to be part of the conversation 

"Adventist to get your message heard," said 

foundation Emmerson. 

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Junior music major and \ iolinist Katherine S/amko per- 
formed Monday night at a general recital in Ackerman 
Auditorium. Twelve music students performed during the 
recital. The music included vocal, violin, flute, clarinet, 
French horn, and piano. 



Requirements. 



vanced degrees, then learning 
must be taking place," saidGreen- 
leaf. "These assessment steps 
provide a way to look at the stu- 
dents to see if learning is actually 
taking place." 

An example of the new assess- 
ment program is the steps adopted 
by the history department. "The 
assessment steps will consist of 
an oral exam during the student's 
senior year, a one-hour directed 
study to helpprepare for that exam, 
and a review of the student 's port- 
folio of writing assignments from 



their history classes," said Ben- 
jamin McArthur, history depart- 
ment chairman. 

Other departments have also 
adopted policies according t< 
academic discipline. Many of J 
these include standardized t 
such as for chemistry and busi-J 
ness majors. English and history 1 
majors will undergo a reviev 
writing portfolio. 

These new assessment steps I 
will begin to affect students who 
enrolled under the current catalog ( 
in about three years. 



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Opinion 



Editorial 



Thank Someone! 



By Diiiyl Cole 

What is Thanksgiving? 
And shucks, why are all the 
dried corn cobs around? 
What is Plymouth Rock? Is 

it something like New Age 

What does Thanksgiving 
mean to you? Ifitonlymeans 
a turkey dinner, you have a 
fowl way of looking at this 
holiday. 

But seriously, Thanksgiv- 
ing has lost its meaning for 
mostofus. Sure it means you 
can leave school for about a 
week and eat goad meals for 
free. But when was the last 
time you actually thought of 
thanking God, or anyone, on 
Thanksgiving Day? Many 
scores and some years ago, 
our forefathers planned for 
this day to be one of thanks 
for the past year's blessings. 

This Thanksgiving, show 
-. that you care. Give 
: your thanks. (No,l 
don't write for Hallmark.) 



Letters to the Editor 



I Liked the 

Article on 

Aaron Winans 



Dear Editor: 

Though I am no longer a stu- 
dent at Southern College, I was 
lucky enough to have a friend 
send me an article from your 
October 24 edition. I was en- 
thralled by the Lifestyle piece 
"Who is Aaron Winans?" This 
article was excellent and impor- 
tant journalism by Jennifer Jas. 
Aaron has long been an important 
force at Southern, and it is appro- 
prite that he be highlighted by the 
Accent. Aaron has shown many 
of us what it means to be a Chris- 
tian, neighbor, mountain man. and 
friend. I recommend all students 
and faculty to give him an ear. 
You'll find, as I did, that Aaron 
Winans is truly the king of South- 
ern College. 

-Jon B. EllisMn 



Creative Dating People Exist 



Dear Editor: 

In response to your editorial on 
creative dating. I just wanted to let 
you know that there are creative 
dating people out there. 

Three fine gents asked three 
lovely ladies (myself and two 
friends of course) out for an ad- 
venture date last Saturday night. 
The evening began by taking a 
hike thru the wilderness of some- 
one's backyard who we didn't 
even know. Then, short of breath 
and experiencing aching muscles, 
the gents instructed us to look up. 
Up, 60 feet in the air, at the top of 
a tree, was a platform. That was 
where we were to have vespers. 
The guys said they were testing to 
see if we were really as adventur- 
ous as claimed in the Joker. 
Vespers had never been a life- 
threatening experience for me 
before. 

After vespers, we got back into 
our "Labamba Mobile" as we 
affectionately named it. We 
cruised with the wind in our hair 
to downtown Chattanooga. Our 
destination was the Marriot Ho- 
tel. We entered, clad in our jeans 



and sweatshirts, dirty from scal- 
ing trees, to mingle with the 
couples dressed in evening gouns 
andsuits. Wemadeourway tothe 
elevator and rode down to the 
indoor pool and Jacuzzi. After 
swimming and having chicken 
fights, we moved on to the next 
portion of the evening. 

Dressed again in our dirty 
clothes, only now we were also 
wet. we entered the Market Res- 
taurant to enjoy dessert. To work 
off our newly gained pounds of 
ice cream, we climbed the stair- 
wells until we emerged onto the 
hotel roof. The view was incred- 
ible. 

The last destination was 
Chickamauga Lake, where we 
skipped stones across the lake and 
tried to build a bonfireout of leaves 
to keep up from freezing. 

Driving back, we reverted to 
childhood ad\eniures of Chinese 
fire drills. This continued from 
the lake to the girl's dorm parking 
lot. The evening ended by racing 
into the dorm to beat curfew! 

-Jennifer Speicher 



A Southern 

Accent 



Special Aisiunmenl Editor 
Jennifer Speicher 

April Nicholson 



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Sports 




Editorial 



Have a Ball! 



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The sand is hoi, the sun is slowly 
bronzing your skin, and you just spiked 
so hard that Karch Kiraly's hands were 
(For those of you 
j Karch Kiraly is, 
iall whai Michael 
1.) The winnings 

$20,000, probably to be used to buy a 
new toy such as a jet ski and many 



As you leave the court, all the babes. 
or hunks for the women, relentlessly 
assault you with hugs and kisses. 
Through the throng you notice an old 
college sweetheart whoonce broke your 
heart, and when they run up to you and 
say, "Please, I'm begging you to take 
me back," you look them in the face and 
just utter a cocky laugh as to say "yeah, 

probably asking your- 

theworld this guy is writing 

a method to my 

e may not be 
y sand volley- 
metropolis of 

innual three-man 
to be held. 

; gym. It's amazing 

imagination) how much 

3 compare. 

'.ously, the three-man tournament 
is a very competitive and enjoyable 
tourney. Get a team together, and after 
playing in the tournament, there's no 
telling where one could end up. 





Freshman biology major Jannie Barkhuizen (above) played senior business administration 
major Kevin Snider in the final game of Southern's tennis tournament Tuesday afternoon. 
Snider won after three sets. 



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"AA" League 
Cole 

Schlisner 

Emde 

Kroll 



"A" League 

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Koliadko 

Matchim 

Nolfe 

Rufo 



"B" League 

Hamilton 

Hammon 

Suarez 

Lizardo 

Fetters 

Odell 



Sports 




Students Run 

Hawaiian Flagball 

Tournament 



Last year's inaugural all-day 

that it would become a tradition 
here at Southern. 

However, as the Hawaiian 
Flaiihall season wore down, the 



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Senior biology major Stan Pakkianathan and junior biology major Rob Taylor (left) bailie for the ball. Post 
graduate Roh Dickinson m>p k-lti -c-nes lo Ihe opposing team. Senior hea It h/PfcV recreation major Scott Bowe 
spikes into two blockers. All piclures «ere laken Tuesday night. 



due to schedule conflicts. But, the 
captains wanted lo have the tour- 
nament anyway. They asked for 
and received permission to go 
ahead as long as there was no 
arquing with the referees. 

"The Sunday (Nov. 10) of the 
tournament dawned clear and very 
cold as players with red or white 
shirts crawled from iheir beds to 
the fields. 

Many of the games were close- 
One of them, an overtime game in 
the semi-finals between Wood and 
Duff, was won by Wood because 
of a fourth down touchdown pass. 
The championship game was 
high-scoring. Each learn scored 
twice in the two minutes before 
the half. But eventually, Hatem 
held off Wood for the champion- 
ship to end the first student-run 
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Who Are You Going To Vote For? 



What do Arnold Schwarzenegger. Sandra 
Day O'Connor, General Norman Sch- 
warzkopf, and Robin Williams have in com- 
mon? They are some of the names lhat South- 
em College students said would make good 
presidents of the United States. 

Why, one might ask, was a survey taken to 
find out who students would choose as presi- 
dent? Because it's that time again when 
Americans start to look towards the presiden- 
tial elections and begin to consider who they 
will vote for one year from now. 

It is time to start askinq yourself if you are 
tired of being one of President Bush's 1.000 
points oflight or if the prospect of Dan Quayle 
becoming president, should something hap- 
pen to Bush, still scares you. Or maybe you 
think it would he prudent at this juncture to re- 
elect Bush. And you can, but only if you vote. 

At first students were asked who, out of the 
candidates running or George Bush, they would 
vote for as president. Basically no one could 
name a single Democratic candidate. 

So the question was changed to, "If you 
could vote for anyone to be president of the 
United States, who would you vote for?" Most 
students gave blank stares or long pauses 
before finally answering, "I don't know. I'll 
have to think about it." 

After this question was asked to 55 stu- 
dents, it was discovered lhat politics is not a 
subject on most college students' minds. It 
was as if they were asked to predict who 
would be president in the year 2004. 

It is not surprising that many students did 



not have any idea who was running or who 
they would pick. The seven Democratic can- 
didates who are running are not well-known to 
the general public. And the fact that college 
students lead busy lives and do not have much 
time to read newspapers or watch the news 
also explains why most are not aware of or 
don't care about the upcoming campaigns. 

The purpose of this article, then, is to get 
students to start thinking about the elections. 
The Tennessee primary is March 10 and to 
vote one must register 30 days before. It is in 
the primaries lhat voles count the most, so it is 
important to find out where and when the 
primaries are for one's state. 

When asked why he thought it is important 
for college students lobe interested in politics, 
junior religion major and resident Democrat 
Alex Bryan said that since students will soon 
be out in the working world, they need to 
know what is going on around them. 

"We need to understand and participate in 
the governmental process," he said. "It is 
important to be informed. Our government 
offers open expression of idc.is and we should 
never take that for granted." 

The front -runner of the survey turned out to 
be "I don't know." Runner-up was President 
George Bush. Some apparently named Bush 
because they could not think of anyone else. 
Some said they thought that he's done a good 
job, so why rock the boat? Third in the survey 
was New York Governor Mario Cuomo, who 
has not declared his candidacy, but many 
think he will. 




Asked who he v 
SA president Rob Fulbright said Arkansas 
Governor Bill Clinton. Fulbright explained 
that he likes Clinton's domestic policies and 
the fact that, "He puts America first." 

Five faculty were also surveyed. President 
Sahly would like to see former Governor of 
Tennessee and current Education Secretary 
Lamar Alexander as a possible president. "I 
think because of his past record he would be 
very supportive of education," said Sahly. 

Two women were mentioned as possible 
choices for president. It also seems people 
would like to see an actor in the White House 
again because 12 were mentioned, one ot 



A Work Day In the Life of a WSMC Announcer 



"It's the best job on campus," says WSMC 
announcer Martine Polycarpe. 

A senior business administration major, 
Polycarpe started workinc at WSMC during 
the summer. Her job at WSMC is to edit the 
Allied Arts Calendar, announce one hour of 
music in the moming. and work with Adven- 
tures in Good Music. Polycarpe also writes 
Community Calendar and the public service 



Another student announcer, James Nelson, 
asophomorephysics/maihematics/broadcast- 
ing major, works in production. He records on 
audio the Chattanooga Symphony concerts 
and Southern College musical events. Nelson 
is also the announcer Monday through Friday 
for Nocturne. Nelson says "The enjoyable 
part of working at WSMC is not just attending 
the concerts but meeting the artists; finding 
the human behind the performance." 

According to program director Dan Lan- 
drum, WSMC is employing 12 student an- 
this 




The skills required of the student a 
ers include a pleasant speaking voice, good 
reading and writing skills, an affable person- 
ality and dependable work habits. ™«««- — 

Landrum says he expects the announcers to Senior business administration major Marline Polycarpe announces for WSMC. 
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Vote, 



which has been dead for awhile. 
Only two of the actual Demo- 
cratic candidates were voted for. 
Each received one vote. 

The students who didn't know 
who to vote for were asked what 
qualities they think are important 
for a president to have. Some said 
a president needs to be able to 
relate indifferent groups of people. 
react quickly to important issues, 
be honest, and have good leader- 
ship ability. 

Will the 1992 election have as 
much mud-slinging and dirty 
politics as in the 1988 election? 
History department chairman Dr. 
Benjamin McArthur said, "No 



reason to think that it won't. 
People want to win." 

According to McArthur, the 
economy will ultimately be the 
biggest issue in this election, as 
well as health care and taxes. 

Although this survey gave 
some amusing results and not 
much else, it did provide informa- 
tion about the political awareness 
of students. 

If you haven't read a newspa- 
per in awhile, take a few minutes 
and scan the articles about the 
campaigns and start to consider 
who you think would make the 
best president ol the United States. 



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"Who would you like as president?" 
Survey Results - 55 students, 5 faculty = 60 

Do not know 13 

George Bush 1 1 

Mario Cuomo 6 

Lamar Alexander 4 

Lee lacoca 3 

Robin Williams 2 

John Wayne (yes, he's still dead) 2 
One yote each 

Anybody but David Duke 

William F. Buckley, Jr. - conservative author and editor 

Jimmy Carter - former president of U.S. 

Cheech and Chong - Actors 

Bill Clinton - Democratic governor of Arkansas 

George Deukmejian - former governor of California 

Tom Harkin - Democratic senator of Iowa 

Lenny and Sqiggy - Actors/characters 

Dennis Miller - former actor from Saturday Night Live 

Paul Miller - of Amway 

Sandra Day O'Connor - judge on Supreme Court 

Ronald Reagan - former U.S. President/actor 

Robert Redford - actor/environmentalist 

Ann Richards - Democratic governor of Texas 

Roy Rogers - actor/singer 

Frank Sinatra - actor/singer 

Arnold Schwarzenegger - actor 

Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf - general in Gulf War 

Richard Williamson - coach of Tampa Bay Bucaneers 



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Bible Study Groups 'Cram' in Talge 



Pages are lumed quickly. Eyes 
search for answers. Seven guys 
are huddled in a room studying. 
This is not a cram session for 
biology or chemistry. It'sastudy 

consequences. The subject is the 
Gospel of John. This scene is 
repeated 17 times each week in 
Taige Hall as the newly formed 
small group Bible study program 
gets under way. 

"Over one quarter of the dorm 
is involved," said Virgil Covel, 
small group study coordinator. 
Although there are only 17 groups 
at present Covel expects to add 
another group soon. The average 
number of participants is six, not 
counting the leader. But accord- 
ing to Covel, some groups had 
three to four people join in the 
first few weeks. Each member of 
the group receives a copy of the 
Gospel of John, and a packet of 
lessons. The groups meet once a 
week for about an hour to discuss 
and study thai week's lesson. 

"I love it," said Mike 
Robertson. "I enjoy the fellow- 
ship among guys in an atmos- 





phere where you can talk freely 
about Christ." Robertson has 
found that the groups are helpful 
to him because he has a chance to 
hear varying opinions on differ- 
ent aspects of religion. He also 
^said that the group has helped 
strengthen his prayer life and to 

"The best thing about the 
groups is that it is not something 
that the guys have to do. They 
want to come." said study group 
leader Harvey Hillyer. He added 
that he sees the study groups as a 
positive influence in the dorm. 

"1 got the idea from the Oolte- 
wah church," said Virgil Covel. 
small group coordinator for Talge 
Hall. He went on to say that the 
goals of the study groups include 
helping the guys draw closer to 
each other, become belter Chris- 
tians, and to witness to others. 

Covel, in conjunction with 
Dean Qualley and Ken Rogers, 
worked the details ot I lie program 
which is being funded by CARE 
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Garren Launches Campaign By 
Visiting AH 11 District Counties 



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t, November 21, 1967 



BobGarren.35, 

fessor of art at SMC. officially 
launched his campaign as the 
Republican candidate for U.S. 
Congress in all 1 1 counties in 
Tennessee's Third District last 

Garren, accompanied by his 
family and a group of support- 
ers, began theday in Polk Counry 
at sunrise and finished up in 
Morgan County around 7 p.m. 
Press conferences were sched- 
uled in Benton. Cleveland, 
Chattanooga, Jasper, Dunlap, 
Pikeville, Daylon, Decatur, 
Kingston, Oak Ridge, and Wart- 
burg. 

"Tn traveling to all 1 1 coun- 
ties in one day to make our an- 
nouncement, we hope to show 
our desire to represent all the 
people of the Third District," 
said Garren. 

In his announcement Garren 
said,"As a candidate for public 
office, most people expect me to 
have all the answers, but 1 don't. 
So 1 am asking each one of you 
to help me suck solutions to nil 
the problems that face us all." 

Garren cited four major areas 
that he feels "we must let Wash- 
ington hear our voices on." 

"We must stop higher and 
higher laves for bigger and big- 
ger government with less and 
less efficiency. Second, we must 
provide jobs for people through 
the private sector to be lasting 
and to stimulate the economy in 
a permanent and productive way. 
Third, a sensible solution to the 
energy problems that face this 
country, through increased re- 
search and development of al- 



ternative methods, such as the 
breeder reactor and solar energy 
by both government and private 
enterprise, must be found. 
Fourth, we must have a strong 
American defense system to 
guarantee our national security 
and maintain international re- 
spect for democracy." said Gar- 

Garren saidhis campaign will 
take him to the people. "I plan 

during the coming summer and 
until November to spend every 
day with people, either on the 
job, at the factory gate, at the 
farm, or in the street so as to feel 
and understandhow we can work 
out solutions to our common 
problems." 

Garren feels his background, 
both as an educator and one- 
time businessman, gives him an 
understanding of some of the 
problems facing all of us. "I 
know what it's like to work alt 
night and then go to college by 
day to educate myself." said 
Garren. "In making this deci- 
sion to run, I ask not only for 
support, but for your prayers tor 
both me and my family." said 
Garren. 

A resident of Hamilton 
County for the past ten years, 
Garren isanalive of North Caro- 
lina and graduated from high 
school in Asheville. He received 
his undergraduate degree from 
Atlantic Union College. He also 
holds a master's degree from 
Rochester Institute of Technol- 

He is married to the former 
Ruth Morgan and they have V 
children, Julie. 9 and Rob, 7. 



Entertainment 




Up and Down the Stairs... 



Sashaying out the back door of Hackman 
and into (his golden autumn day, we pass by 
(he little new maroon "bungalow" built at 
the edge of the loading dock. It contains the 
equipment (boiler) that heats up HH. Long 
gone are the frothing steam lines that snaked 
over the campus; in fact, every building now 
has its own system. This has been the 
coldest November l it snowed hist Friday) on 
record — most of the leaves fell off in a hurry 
but we still have some trees supporting dried 
up green leaves (sort of suspended in a time 

There are at least six. sets of stairs leading 
from the upper campus down to the Indus- 
trial Road area and about as many drive- 
ways. Now that the road and all the adjacent 
parking areas are covered with asphalt, there 
still remains the task of painting the stripes 
and filling the planting areas that have been 
created. I met three grounds workers (Pat- 
rick Burns (Tenn.), Angel Segarra (N.Y.), 
and John-Marc Petersen (Mich.) relocating 
topsoil and smoothing out the lumps. It's a 
real treat to glide down the smooth expanse 
of asphalt; the battlefield of ruts and mon- 
strous holes was an aggravation that we can 
now forget. 

On down the road I was impressed with 
the 22 rows of slanting railroad ties that are 
holding the bank behind Miller Hall in place. 



It'saneatengineeringprojeci by itself. Some- 
one had set a tiny potted palm on top of an 
orange-striped barrel — right in the middle of 
the road — it gave a sort of Salvador Dali 
feeling to the whole scene! 

Well, let's cut through Brock Hall and up to 
the art exhibit on the second floor. Melissa 
Hefferlin and David Ahkriev arc displaying 
their works. I decided to pick mv favorite-.: 
for Hefferlin it was "Self-Portrait With Mit- 
ten — 1990." The painting has class and 1 just 
couldn't resisl the red mitten poking oul of the 
top coaf pocket! For Akhiev it was "Tree in 
Valstead, Norway— 1991" because of its 
ruggedness and indomitable spirit and also it 
has j son o| ■'impressionist" feeling about it. 

On up the line, I visited with Dr. Norman 
Gulley beside the huge winter pansy bed in 
front of Miller Hall. He was happy that the 
name of the building has been changed back 
from So-Ju-Conian to Miller. Well, look here 
are two effervescent nursing students striding 
down the promenade: Amy Wrenn (N.C.), 
wearing (T kid you not) a puffy jacket in bold 
geometric patterns of purple, fuchsia and 
yellow; and Rebeca Villanueva (Fla.l in her 
black and maroon outfit. 

Up by the Student Center, Elizabeth San- 
chez (Switz.) and Steve Constantine (Ohio) 
had set up a little table and were selling items 
which you could send to someone you appre- 



By E.O. Grundset 



...In November 

date. This is Appreciation Day! Mostly 
they had carnations but they also were sell- 
ing apples, peppers, little stacks of cookies, 
and parsnips (that's right!) — they had run 
out of sweet potatoes and onions! These 
goodies had ribbons and a little card saying 
"1 Appreciate You" attached to them. I can 
hardly wait to receive one of those parsnips 
from an appreciative student! 

Inside the Center! found several students 
seated on the "steep bleachers" in front of 
the fire-place watching CNN (there's noth- 
ing else to watch). 1 asked them what they 
intended to do during Thanksgiving vaca- 
tion — some samples: SonyaMilieic is going 
home to Canada and snow; Reuben Sierra 
plans to visit Sea World in Texas and talk to 
Shamir. Debra Nelson (Mich.) is travelling 
to Nebraska; Gena Cownen (Ga.) might 
visit Callaway Gardens. . . most everyone 
else is just happy lobe coins home for some 
R&R. 

And . . . about these pictures: match the 
hats or caps up with the month which you 
think each represents (September, October 
or November). It's no big deal — we're just 
gettingcaughtup. And that just leaves space 
to wish everyone up and down the stairs a 
Happy Thanksgiving. 



THE FAR SIDE 



By GARY LARSON 




Viewpoints 



Who do you think should be the president] 




What are you thankful for] 




Arts and Entertainment Calendar 



Friday, November 22 

• 8:00 p.m. - Vespers with Bell 
Tower and WSB, an outreach 
ministry group from Oakwood 
College. 

Saturday, November 9 

• 9:00 & 1 1:30 a.m. -Church 
service with Ed Wright. 

• 5:30 p.m. - Evensong 

• Classic Film Series featuring 
"Mr. Deeds Goes to Town". 

Monday, November 25 

• 4:00 p.m. • Faculty Meeting 

November 27 - December 1 

•THANKSGIVING BREAK! 

Thursday, November 28 

• THANKSGIVING DAY 



Saturday, November 30 

■ 9:00 & 11:30 a.m. - 
Church Service with 

Gordon Bietz. 
• 5:30 - Evensong. 



Tuesday, December 3 

• 7:00 p.m. - Christmas Tree Light- 
ing rescheduled for t< 



Wednesday, December 4 

• CARE DAY 

• 7:00 p.m. - Christmas Tree Light- 



Thursday, December 5 

• Clubs and Departments Assembly. 

December 6-7 

• REVERSE WEEKEND! 

AROUND THE 
TOWN 

November 24 

• 7:00 p.m. - A Renaissance 
holiday spectacular. Dinner and 
an evening of festive 16th cen- 
tury musical entertainment, 
presented by singers in period 
costumes. The Schola Castorum 
Madrigal dinner will be at the 
Steak & Ale on Brainerd Rd. 

Novermber 3-30 

• University Gallery, UTC Fine 
Arts Center, presents "Shallow 
Graves", an exhibit of work by Mike 
Reagan. Hours are 8-5, M-F. 



• The works of Michelangelo, Van 
Gogh, Monet and others will be at a 
unique exhibition of "Old Masterpiece: 
Reborn" at Brushworks here in Chat- 
tanooga. Hours are M-F 10:00 - 4:30 
p.m. and Sat. 10:00- 1:00 p.m. 

November 27 - December 1 

• The Festival of Trees at the Trade 
Center with a special opening on 
Thanksgiving afternoon. Events and 

include: gift shops, hourly en 
, lots of decorated trees, pic 
tures with Santa, gingerbread houses 
and lots more! 

November 30 - January 12 

■ Computer art will be featured at 
Cheekwood's Fine Arts Center. There 
are more than 40 still images in the 
"Make It New: Computer Images 
From Middle Tennessee" exhibition. 
Plus there will be a video display. 

December 1 - 31 

• McCallie School, Hunter Hall, 
presents an exhibit of photograph s nl 
Japanese Culture. 
- The Backstage Play- 
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Volume 47, Number 7 



December 5, 1991 




Junior Janet Keiper talks on the phone during Thatcher's open house on Nov. 24. 

Thatcher Allows Men In Its Halls 



By Kelli Matthew 



SA Will Spread 
Christmas Spirit 
At Annual Party 



By Jennifer Speithei 



The Student Association will be spreading 
Christmas spirit at the annual SA Christmas 
party Sunday, Dec. 8, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in 
the Student Center. 

"The theme is 'giving'", said Krisi Clark, 
SA social vice-president. "Bring non-perish- 
able food and canned goods to the party to put 
under the Christmas tree. All proceeds will be 
placed in food baskets to be given to the needy 
families in our community." 

Refreshments will include popcorn, punch, 
candy canes, and apples. Christmas cartoon 
videos will be shown on the television. "It's 
a come and go kind of thing," said Tim 
Burrill, SA finance director. 

"The SA wants to say merry Christmas, so 
we're taking time out to give you a party," said 
Clark. "With the theme of giving, keep in 
mind that the SA is taking time out for you, so 
take time out for others this holiday season." 

Thirty-Two Art 
Appreciation Students 
Go To New York City 



"Room 34? looks awesome." said Fresh- 
man Cindy Rodriguez. 

Men were allowed to roam Thatcher's halls 
for about three hours because of open house in 
thewomen's residence on Nov. 24. Donuts 
and hot chocolate were served at the entrance. 

"Prizes were given away for originality, 
creativity, and neatness in rooms," said 
Women's Dean Lydia Rose. 

Open house has been going on at Southern 
for6to lOyears. LLsually.it switches between 
Thatcher and Talge Halls, but the past two 
years have both been in Thatcher. 

"There didn't seem to be a very big turn- 
out," said Rose. "Maybe because of New 
York trip, but it was a very enjoyable time 
anyway." 

The room that took home the grand prize of 



$40- was 345. The women of the room, seniors 
Holly Metcalf and Judy Clark, said, "We like 
in decorate and just reall) got into it." 

Rose said the room looked more like an 
apartment than a dorm room. "They had 
fabric draped on the walls, matching bed 
spreads, which they made themselves, and 
lights under the bed," said Rose. 

The other winners were: first place. Sopho- 
mores Rebecca Vilkinueva and Wendy Wa- 
ters of room 343; second place, AS Senior Ni- 
cole Brooks and Sophomore Jennifer Hamil- 
ton of 273; and third place. Senior Kelli 
Fluharty and Sophomore Trina Smith of 155.. 

"I had never been away from home and 
dreaded the thought of a dorm room," said 
grand prize winner Metcalf. "So we tried to 
make il look as much like home as we could." 



Thirty-two Southern students packed their 
bags and left for New York City on Nov. 23. 

Under the direction of Art Department Chair 
Bob Garren, the Art Appreciation class left for 
"The Big Apple" to view and understand 
varying forms of art. They visited five muse- 
ums, a symphony, a ballet, and a play. 

Students in the class expressed their enjoy- 
ment of the trip when they returned. "This was 
my third year going," said Junior Chad Nash. 
The play Nunsense, a comedy about five nuns 
raising money to bury their dead sisters, seemed 
to be the favorite experience. "The play was 
the best thing about the trip," said Sophomore 
Christy Hackett. 

Even though the days were packed with 
things to do, the students found time to go 
shopping and sightseeing. "I went to F.A.O. 
Swartz [toy store], and it was great," said 
Junior Tanya Shaw. "And the Macy's Thanks- 
giving Day Parade was interesting in its own 
deflating way. Those poor balloons had more 
holes than Swiss cheese." 

As the week came to a close. All of the 
students were ready to return to Happy Val- 



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Music Department To Give Christmas Programs 



Southern students, faculty and the com- 
munity will be presented with Christmas 
musical performances by Southern's Sym- 
phony Orchestra. Southern Singers,. Concert 
Band, and the A.W. Spalding Caroliers on 
Dec. 13 and 14. 

The annual Music Department Christmas 
Proaram will be held for Friday night vespers 
on Dec. 1 3 at 8 p.m. in the Collegedale Church. 
It will be free and open to the public. 

The Southern College Concert Band will 
present the lasi musical event of the semester 
on Saturday, Nov. 14. at 8 p.m. in the lies P.E. 
Center. The band concert is free to SC stu- 
dents and faculty. The public is invited al- 
though an admission of S3 lor an adult, 57. 50 
fora family, S2 for a seniorcitizen/child under 
12 will be charged. 

The Friday night Christmas program will 
include highlights 7 from Handel's "Messiah." 
and the choir and the orchestra will perform 
Conrad Susa's "A Christmas Garland," but 
the high point of the evening will be the 
premier performance of Dr.J. BruceAshton's 
"Gloria." 

Ashton, professor of music at Southern 
College, composed "Gloria" in 1989. Ac- 
cording to Ashton, it took him about four 
months to compose it and he says "I'm still 
fine tuning it today." 

In past years, the Christmas concert has 
had standing room only. This yearis expected 
to be no different. 

The Concert Band performance on Satur- 



m Everyone Leaves With Memories. 



Some 
Have Left 
Legacies. 




Senior Courtney French practices during Southern's Symphony Orchestra rehearsal Tuesday. 

day nighi will be a little different this year. Banner," "God Bless America," "Home for 

Traditionally, the band ptaysan all Christmas Christmas," "Sleigh Ride" and more. The 

program, but this year's performance will highlight of the evening will be the traditional 

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Students Write and Edit 
'Southern Columns' 



The five students in Magn/ine 
and Feature Article Writing class 
are writing and editing the winter 
issue o\ Southern Columns. 

For the past three years, the 
class has voted to put together the 
special edition, said Lynn Sauls, 
chair of the Journalism and Com- 
munication Department. Mem- 
bers of the class elect the editors 
from among themselves and then 
decide on a theme. 

This year's theme is "A tribute 
to the past, a commitment to the 
future," said edi tor Brenda Pooley, 
ajunior public relations and broad- 
cast journalism major. "It's in 
keeping with the centennial." 



<c Lashier 

Jennifer Jas, Sherri Piatt, Jen- 
nifer Spcicher and associate edi- 
tor Randal Gilliam are the other 
class members. All will write 
articles for the issue. 

Pictures and layout will be 
handled by the Publications De- 
partment. Pooley works in the de- 
partment and hopes to help with 
the layout of the issue. 

Spcicher, ajunior news edito- 
rial journalism major, said the 
issue will be a good thing to put in 
her portfolio. "Having a student 
edition of a magazine will really 
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Club/Department News 



• The 33 students from the art appreciation class spent 
their Thanksgiving vacation in New York for a field 
trip. This was the 21st annual trip. 

usiness 

• The Business Club is having a holiday get-to- 
gether on Dec. 7. Activities will include food and 

Collegiate Missions Club 

• The club assembly will be Thursday, Dec. 12. 

English 



History 



• The Phi Alpha Theta honors history club took a field 
trip to the Chattanooga Regional History Museum on 
Nov. 16. The group went to see the Afro-American 
northern migration exhibit. 



Library 



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• Library hours from Dec. 19 - Jan. 6 a 
Dec. 19 9 a.m. -5 p.m. 

Dec. 20 9a.m. -noon 

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Jan. 6 9 a.m. -5 p.m. 



•The Music Department will present a flute ensemble 
recital on Dec. 5 at 1 1 a.m. 

• Schola Cantroum will present "Festival of Carols" in 
the Collegedale church Dec. 7 at 5:30 p.m. 

• The Symphony Orchestra will join with Glenn Draper 
and the first Presbyterian Church Choir in their annual 
chxishnas program on Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. 

• The Music Department will present its annual Christ 
mas program on Dec. 13, 8 p.m. in the Collegedale 
Church. 

• The SC Concert Band will perform its annual Christmas 
Concert Dec. 14 at 8 p.m. in lies PE Center. 

Religion 

• The guest speaker for the Religion Departmental 
Assembly on Dec, 5 will be Mae Watson. Her topic is 
on child abuse. 

• The Religion Department Christmas party will be held 
on Saturday night, Dec. 7. Food and entertainment will 
be provided. 

• The Religion Department and the SMA club have re- 
scheduled CD. Brooks to speak for the Renewal Week- 
end January 17-18. 



Baby Visits Parenting Class 



By Dehorai 

Southern's parenting class had 
a special visitor a few weeks ago. 

Jessie Oliver Newton, a two 
week old baby girl, came to visit. 
"A lot of students hadn't held an 
infant that young," said class in- 
structor Judy Port. She said that it 
was a good experience for the 
students. 

Earlier in the semester, a preg- 
nant mother came to show the 
sonogram of her unborn son. 
When the baby was four weeks 
old, she brought him to the class. 
This made the growth and devel- 
opment stage seem more realistic 
to many of the sutdents. 

Every year, the young men in 



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the c!as> set to experience a >mal I 
glimpse of what it's like to be 
pregnant. An empathy belly 
(simulated pregtianc\ harness) is 
brought, and all of the males try it 
on to see how uncnmloriabk- 
pregnancy can be. Port said that 
many of the females ask to try it 
on also. 

Port believes that a parenting 
class is important because "Ev- 
eryone here comes to train for a 
career, and they arc prepared when 
the lime comes. But most people 
become parents without prepara- 
tion." This class, she believes, 
will help prepare her students for 
the life-long job of parenting. 



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Harbor doubts about the feasibility of the 

Dec 7 is the Fiftieth anniver- attack. It also spotlights the 
sarv of that event and on that American otlicials who had their , 
date Southern will show Tom, doubts for a few days about the 
Tom Tom aspartoftheHumani- security risk of their own corn- 
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beein at 8 n m. in the lies P.E. Roosevelt. 
Ce „ ler Directed by Richard Fleischer. 

"This is a film I would urge the film won the Academy Award 

students to see," said Dr. for best visual effects in addition 

McArthur.chairmanofSoulhem's to three nominations including 

History Department. "Although best slor) and film play. The cast 

it IPcurl Harbor] is a well-known includes Martin Balsam, Jason 

event seeing the film can add a Robards, Joseph Cotton. E.G. 

senseofiininediacystudenlsnccd Marshall. James Whitmore. , 

to experience." he said. Wendy Addy.ToshioMasulo.and 

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Development Office Wins Two National Awards 

Southern's Development Of- 
fice, under the leadership of Dr. 
Jack McClarty. vice-president for 
development, has recently been 
honored by receiving two national 

In July, Dr. McClarty went to 
Montreal to receive an award from 
CASE (Council for Advancement 
and Support of Education). The 
major goal of the CASE Awards 
Program is to identify and recog- 
nize sirung development programs 
that have demonstrated excellence 
in planning and managing their 
fund-raising efforts as well as 
achieving outstanding results. 

A four-memberpanel reviewed 
each of the entries for evidence of 
effective planning, implementa- 
tion, and results. Applicants sub- 
mitted planning documents thai 
included a program assessment, 
fund-raising objectives for the 
fiscal year, budget and action 
plans, monitoring mechanisms, 
and a report of their results, 




Dr. jack McClarty 
place) award and a check for 
$35,950 at ihe BECA awards 
banquet in Silver Spring. Md. Dr. 
McClarty said his office was in 
competition with 13 other educa- 
tional institutions (including 
Home Study international I for the 
priz< 



'Receiving two national hon- 
ors in one year is wonderful 
compensation for all the efforts 
Dr. McClarty received a cash thathavegoneintomakingSouth- 
prize and a trophy. Southern's em's development staff, and I 
Development Program repre- especially thank ihe SC Board for 
sentcd the only SDA institution its 100 percent participation." 
recognized. McClarty served two terms as 

The second national honor president of the Southeastern 
came in October when the Devel- Chapter of the National Society 
opment Office won the gold (first for Fund-Raising Executives. 



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Opinion 



Editorial 



Take Time to 
Smell Something! 

By Daryl Cok 



Final tests and projects will be here 
soon. For some, that means extra work and 
staying up all night. And for others, it 
means nothing. These are the students 
who are always busy. If you fit this de- 
scription, you need to slow down. It's not 
healthy. 

I know a student who went to a univer- 
sity on the west coast of the United States. 
Steve Roberts is his name, but we'll call 
him Bob to protect his identity. Bob was 
involved in everything (which is not bad). 
He was a member of five clubs and was a 
student government officer. He was con- 
stantly on the move. He took 19 credit 
hours each semester and had excellent 
grades Bui Boh didn'l kike time forbreaks. 
l-Ic didn't have :i social life and didn't even 
get involved in sports. Three years ago. 
Bob was admitted to a mental irT-iiiution 
for severe stress disorders. He's not out 

Now, this story is not true, but it could 
be. Actually, I don't know anyone by the 
name of Steve Roberts. I have heard 
similar TRUE stories, though. 

Take time to smell the Roses or caf- 
feine-free coffee. By all means, take lime 
to smell something (that you want to smell, 
of course). 



Letters to the Editor 



Magic Is Not My Hero! 




Dear Editor: 

I am tired of the American people trying to 
make "Magic" out to be a hero and a role 
model! Role model for whom? "Magic" 
made sport of women. "Magic" and I quote. 
"accommodated as many women as he could." 
Role model for whom? There is a lot to admire 
about "Magic." He was a great athlete, and 
probably the best haskethall player ever, until 
Michael showed up on the scene. 

To quote Sally Jenkins from Sport's Illus- 
trated, "In the age of AIDS, even if a man had 
unsafe sex with 'only' 2,000 women, the 
numbers grow astonishingly. Lei's say those 
2,000 women each slept with five men after- 
ward. The number of those exposed lo the 
possibility of infection begins with a group 
large enough to populate a zip code, then 
grows with a slate-sized one. then lo one the 
size of a small nation thai is truly what is 
meant when it is said that, these days, you do 
not just sleep with one person, you sleep with 
everybody lhat person ever slept with." 

If it had happened to Martina Navralilova. 
would society not be calling her a slul and a 
prostitute? Well, let's call "Magic" uhal he 
was. A great baskelball pla\er — male prosti- 
tute! Sorry, no letter of sympathy from me! 
-DeanQualley 



A Southern 

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exception of vacations. Opinions expressed in the . 

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Letters to the Editor 



(continued) 



Dear Ediior: 

Once again a famous American, Magic 
Johnson, Has contracted the virus that causes 
AIDS. Suddenly it is a common topic of 
conversation. But since I've been here at 
Southern, I haven't really heard much said 
about it. You may be asking, What does this 
have to do with me. There can't be anybody 
at Southern who could have AIDS or be doing 
anything to catch AIDS." 

Let me tell you about my experience. I 
went to another Advent ist school and I met an 
Adventist girl. We got involved with each 
other and went all the way. I felt guilty but I 
kept on with the relationship. We broke up 
after a few months. I was not her first or only 
partner and I was at risk for AIDS. 

I tried to put the guilt and fear of AIDS out 
of my mind. I could not escape the fear. It 
consumed me. I could not function socially 
and I withdrew from society. Finally I got 
tired of being scared and went to get tested. 

Making the decision to be tested was the 
hardest thing I have ever done. There are no 
words to express the wrenching fear you face 
while waiting for the test results. All your 
dreams and ambitions seem to be like a sheet 
of plate glass, about to be smashed by a 
baseball bat. You are confronted with the 
realization that your li fe is out of your control. 
You make a stupid choice and you have to face 
the results. It's not mom or dad's fault and it's 
not God's fault. No one is to blame but you. 

If you think sex outside of marriage is all 



Be Careful About AIDS 



fun and games, go down to the Hamilton 
County Health Department's sexually trans- 
mitted disease clinic. They will show you a 
book that has pictures of the symptoms of 
most major STD's. It is not a pretty sight. 

I pray that there is not a major problem with 
STD's at Southern, but we as Adventists have 
to realize that the mountains that surround our 
school do not keep out STD's. Even though 
this is a Christian school there are people who 
are putting themselves at risk for AIDS and 
other STD's. 

I'm not saying to be scared that every guy 
or girl here has a disease. I'm saying don't do 
anything that will put you at risk for AIDS or 
any other STD. Girls, that cute guy that's 
asking you to give in may have great eyes and 
steal your heart but he may also be sick. Guys, 
that girl you want may look great and tell you 
she's okay. She may not be. You cannot tell 
visually that someone has AIDS. Studies 
have shown that most people who are HIV 
positive would not tell you even if they were 
going to have sex with you and you asked 
them directly. 

When someone tries to get you to go all the 
way, ask yoursel I i I the momentary joy of sex 
is a fair trade for your life. That's what it could 
be if they are infected. Think of it this way. 
You made a mistake but have mended your 
ways, and a few years later you meet the guy 
or girl of your dreams. How would you like to 
tell them that you have AIDS? You got it from 



your previous encounter and that your plans 
for your life together are over because you are 
dying. Think about it. Is it worth it? 

We have to realize that God doesn't always 
save us from our stupid choices. He hales 
AIDS along with all other diseases that cause 
pain and death. In most cases, except babies 
with AIDS or hemophiliacs, AIDS results 
from choices. God has told us how to avoid 
getting it. Don't have sex until you get mar- 
ried and be faithful to your spouse. 

God was with me and I tested negative. But 
that is not how it sometimes turns out. If you 
are putting yourself at risk, stop. Stop now. 
It may not be too late for you. You can't 
change the past, but you don't have to add to 
your risk. If you have made some bad deci- 
sions, get checked. A check-up costs $5 at the 
Hamilton County Health Department STD 
clinic by Erlanger Hospital. They will coun- 
sel you about the AIDS test and they will also 
check you for other STD's. Even if you do not 
care what happens to you, think about your 
partner or prospective spouse. Would you 
want the person you love to die because of 
your bad decision' 1 ll'vou have fooled around 
and contracted AIDS and are not honest with 
them that's what could happen. 

Take it from me. It is not worth it to 
endanger your life and future. Sure, sex is a 
great thing, but not when it can kill you and 
your dreams. Think about it. 

-name withheld at editor's discretion 



Respect the Musicians! 



Dear Edii 

For any seasoned concert-goer, the be- 
havior of Southern's students ai the Audubon 
Quartet concert on Nov. 20 was quite disturb- 
ing. It was embarrassing enough that the 
audience could not figure out when the proper 
time for applause was. But I admit that at 
times it is difficult to determine when the lime 
is right for applause at classical < 
is not my compla 



. this 



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music. I got to listen to a w hole lot more. This 
letter is for those of you who talked through- 
out the whole concert. If you do not like 
classical music, don't come to the concerts. 
You have plenty of chances to get yourassem- 
bly credits at other times during the year. How 
can you be so ignorant and disrespectful? If 
you had practiced lor years to perfect a musi- 




cal skill, would you like to have 
talking throughout your performance? And 
how about those of us who go to ihe concerts 
because iveenjov classical music not just tor 
assembly credit.' Do \ on think it's fair for us 
to listen to you chatting? I think not. When I 
go to a concert, I do not want to hear you 
running your big mouths. You think that 
because you whisper, you cannot be heard. 
It's not true. I could clearly hear people 
talking from five pews away. If you cannot 
respect the performers and the other members 
of the audience and be quiet, then have enough 
decency not to come. Let those of us who 
appreciate the concerts enjo\ them in peace. 

If the talking throughout the concert was 
not rude enough, all ol\ on that i an for the door 
as the music slopped showed how ignorant 
you really are. You were in such a hurry to 
leave! thought the church had sudden I \ caught 
fire. You were not even polite enough lo wait 
until the applause had died down. 

What kind of impression do you Ihink 
this made on the quartet who are world class 
musicians. Do you think that it made your 
school look good? I don't Ihink so. 

While this letter has been quite negative 
so far, there is a glimmer of hope. The rest is 
for those of you who did act in a proper 
manner. While about half of the concert 
attenders ran for the door, you gave the musi- 
cians a standing ovation and showed that at 
least some appreciated then hard work and 
fine performance. It is comforting to note that 
at least some o| Southern's students know 



how to act properly in a cultural setting. 

It is pretty sad when we college students 
need to be told load properl\ in public. Even 
after Dr. Wohlers talked about proper concert 
decorum some people just did not seem to 
understand. If that was not embarrassing 
enough, one of the members of the quartet 
stood up after the much interrupted first piece 
and politely chastised the audience. He said 
that the group was glad to be here because it 
reminded them of the University where they 
are in residence. He went on to say. "'If I might 
slip into the role of educator for a moment, I 
hope it will not offend anyone, ft would 
heighten the dramatic effect if you could hold 
your applause until the end of the piece and 
not between movements." 

After the embarrassing moments that 
occurred at this concert the administration 
would do well to think for a moment on the 
appropriateness of enticing students to attend 
cultural events with, in this case, assembly 
credits that could be appl ied to next semester. 
Most of the people who talked throughout the 
concert and rushed out at the end probably 
came only for the assembly credit. Yes, the 
church was filled. But maybe it would have 
been better if ihe concert was held in Acker- 
man Auditorium with the normal one assem- 
bly credit given. I would think that a small 
crowd who is there to enjoy the music would 
be preferable to a large group of students who 
do not like it and are their only for assembly 






-John Lamb 



Sports 



Editorial 



Respect 
Them! 



By John Appel 

Have you ever wondered how ii 
might be if people wouldn't talk 
(rash when playing a game? 

When I say "talk trash." I don't 
mean joking around with a good 
buddy about how you may have 
dunked on him or spiked down his 
throat. What I'm referring to here 
is when others who you hardly 
know are having to argue about 
everything you call. 

It'seems that we have a bigger 
problem with this in our pick-up 
games, whatever sport, than I've 
witnessed on public courts. For 
example, last weekend I played 
quite abit of beach volleyball with 
guys who I've never seen before. 
Yet, when a call was made, they 
respected and didn 'I even question 

This topic is frequently brought 
up, but it seem that few pay atten- 
tion to it. It's not everybody. But 
only a few people can ruin a perfect 
game for everyone else, Let'sstart 
showing that we're out to have a 
good time, and not out to knock out 
our opponenis. If you want to 
tight, get into boxing orsomething. 
We've all got to realize that most 
of the calls against us art 
right, so respect them! 




Senior Scott Bowes blocks a spike by Junior John Boskind during a " A A 
league volleyball game between Bowes and Cole Tuesday night. Bowes v 
the set in the third game. 




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Emde 2 


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Schlisner 2 


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Rufo 


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Nolfe 


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"B" League 




Hammon 4 




Hamilton 2 


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Lizardo 2 


2 


Odell 2 


2 


Fetters 1 





Lifestyle 



Millie White Plays With a Possum 



His name is Baxter. He is gray with black 
highlights. He has a long pointed pink nose 
and black beady eyes. His long snake-like tail 
trails behind him as he walks. He is a nine 
pound possum and his owner is junior social 
work major Millie White. 

"In the middle of last April, I was driving 
home from working at the Library one night 
when my headlights caught a possum's eyes," 
says While. "1 realized it was a baby so I 
stopped and went back and got him. I just 



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became full of energy and started running 
around inside the car. "When I got home, I 
couldn't find him." says White. "My parents 
thought I was crazy when I told them I had a 
possum in the car and there was none to be 
seen. He must have been hiding under a seat." 
It was not until an hour later that he was found 
sitting on the floor of the car. 

White kept Baxter in a box for several days 
until she was able to get a small cage from 
Charles Robertson, ihe biology teacher at 
Collegedale Academy. "Every time I would 
look in the box. Bauer would hiss at me,"says 
White. 

"To begin with, he wouldn't eat, but then I 
found out he liked applesauce," says White. 
Besides applesauce, he also likes cat food, 
kiwi fruit, bananas, pizza, and fig newtons. 

When White left for Cohutta Springs Camp 
in the summer, Baxter went with her. White 
worked in the nature department and let the 
campers enjoy Baxter. 

Baxter has adapted well to being a pet. He 




Junior Millie White plays with Baxter, her pet possu; 



litter trained himself and gets a bath about people to eat in a slew. "I think they do like 

every other week. He is allowed to roam the him ihough," says White, "because they tell 

house quite often. White's two cats, Morris everyone about the possum their daughter 

and Mitzy, don't seem to bother him. When has." 



of the cats does hiss and swat at his face, 
he just turns around and waddles off. 
White's mom complains that Baxter e 

moreeal food I ban the cat v and her dad lea 



her about selling Baxter t- 



Baxter has calmed down since White first 
found him and even rides on her shoulders as 
she walks about. "I just want to keep him,' 
says White. "If I were to let him go now, 1 



? backwoods don't think he would know u hat u> do " 



E. G. White Room Holds Unpublished Writings 




Twenty-one thick black binders sit on a file 
cabinet in the Accessions Room of the McKee 
Library. Each one is numbered." Some bear 
markings like Last Day Events — 1 . They are 
filled with page after page of photocopied 
manuscripts and letters. Normally these bind* 
ers and their contents would not merit much 
attention. But they contain something of 
interest. They have been the source of a well- 
developed rumor on Southern's campus. The 
latest version sa\sihai the library is holding an 
unpublished Ellen G. White manuscript that 
was entrusted to its care until the end time 
when it would be published. 

Like most rumors, this rumor is partially 
based on fact. The fact is that there are 
unpublished Ellen G. White materials in 
Southern's Library. But alas, for lovers of 
conspiracy, they have not been hid or kept 
from the church. They are photocopies made 
from original E.G. White letters and manu- 
scripts held by the White Estate in Washing- 
ton D.C. The 21 binders contain all of the 
unpublished E.G. White materials which deal 
with end time events. 



E. G. White Room. 



Features 




Everyday Life- 
Sophomore Kirk Clements changes the sign at Duffs Service 
Center. 



White, 






The copies were given by the 
White Estate to Dr. Leo Van 
Dolson and his wife Bobbie to 
compile into book form. Accord- 
ing to Van Dolson, the compila- 
tion of the manuscript has been a 
long-running project. At least 
three other editors worked part 
time on the project before it was 
entrusted to the Van Dolsons. 

Van Dolson and his wife 
worked on editing and compiling 
the manuscript for three years. 
"Portions of the manuscripts have 
been printed in othcrcompilalions 
or in manuscript releases. We 
removed duplications and re- 
checked the manuscript against 
the originals," said Van Dolson. 

When the Van Dolsons moved 
to Collegedale from Maine, the 
copies camewith-them. "Last- 
year three Southern students or- 
ganized the copies and put them 



into chronological order," said 
Van Dolson. 

"The manuscript has been ed- 
ited into final form and has been 
submitted to Pacific Press," said 
Van Dolson. He went on to add 
that the book will be published in 
the middle of April. 

"The manuscript copies will be 
put out in the Heritage Room as 
soon as they are organized," said 
Van Dolson. This amounts to 
approximately 40,000 pages of 
handwritten or typewritten manu- 
scripts ;ind letters. 

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ACCENTENNIAL 



Thanksgiving New 

York Tour Escapes 

Injury In Wreck 

Reprinted from the Southern Accent, December 8, 1977 



One of two motor homes 
loaded with a group of SMC 
art and behavioral science 
students drove off the road 
into an embankment and 
overturned at 6:15 Sunday 
morning, Nov. 20. 

The 20-odd students and 
five faculty members com- 
prised a study tour group 
bound for New York City to 
visit the major art museums 
and receive one hour of 
credit for Art Appreciation 
class. 

The group had been driv- 
ing since early in the eve- 
ning of the 19th. 

Graham Cooper, former 
student of SMC. was at the 
wheel when he dozed and 
drove the 73 Champion mo- 
bile camper onto the left 
shoulder of Highway 81 in 
Virginia, two miles north of 
the New Market exit. Coo- 
per swung the camper back 
on the highway, overcor- 
rected, and bounced into the 
embankment on the right 
shoulder, flipping the ve- 
hicle onto its left side. 

The impact of the abrupt 
stop threw Greg Vital, Irene 
Wilkenson, Jackie Morgan, 
and six-year-old Rob Gar- 
ren through the front wind- 
All the passengers sus- 
tained only minor bruises 



and abrasions; Cooper frac- 
tured three fingers. No one 
was seriously injured. 

"I saw it coming," said 
Cindy Bata. "I woke up as 
he was swerving. After it 
happened, T walked out of 
the windshield. Ididn'teven 
realize it was the windshield. 
It looked like a door." 

"I was stuck in the top 
bunk. Ihadtoyellforsome- 
one to come get me out." 
said Ruth Garren, wifeof art 
professor Garren. "Fm sur- 
prised I came out with my 
brains. Right near my head 
was a jagged hole through 
the side of the camper." 

The mobile home, be- 
longing to Dr. Rudolf Auss- 
ner and Fred Fuller, was 
badly damaged. The New 
Market police estimated the 
damage at $20,000. 

The students were taken 
to North Shenandoah Me- 
morial Hospital by the New 
MarketRescue squad, where 
they were checked and 
treated for abrasions, then 
released. 

"We were lucky." Bata 
commented, "that Shenan- 
doah Valley Academy was 
only a few miles away. They 
rented a bus to (is "and drove 
us to New York." 

The accident delayed the 
group 13 hours. 



Entertainment 



I Love This Country! 

Andy Nash reports from the Accent's Thai Bureau 



I love this country. I love the Thai 

people. I love leaching English. And I love 
all the little episodes each new day brings, 
like when I ask a nine-year-old named 



A"un lo spell "Ameri 


:a" and he 


ushes up 


!o the hoiird and wri 


cs "U.S.A. 


• HOW- 


EVER. . . 






Aside from the nin 


e months I 


xistedin 


my mother's womb. 


I ve never 


spent so 



much lime with the same person. Jeff Emdc 
Jeff is my roommate, co-worker, dining 
partner, tennis opponent, motorcycle pas- 
senger, traveling companion and the list 
goes on. Jeff and I even bum our mouths on 
the same Thai dishes of ridiculously hot 
food together. 

And since my last article. Jeff and I have 
taken two big trips lo Singapore and to the 
tropical island of Phuket as well. Sin- 
gapore is truly an amazing place, and well 
worth the 20-hour bus ride ($14) on which 



the air-conditioner was jammed on refrigera- 
tor mode. (We all had blankets draped over 
our heads to stay warm — it looked like a con- 
vention of ghosts. I Singapore offers an out- 
standing Bast-West mix. with everything from 
Chinatown and Little India to luxury hotels 
and a Hard Rock Cafe. Jeff and i highly 
recommend you visit this island nation over 
Christmas break. 

Phuket. Thailand, meanwhile, may jus! be 
a piece of the Garden of Eden broken off. The 
beautiful hills and sand> be.it. lies are unbeat- 
able. (Do f sound like a travel brochure?) 
SC's missionary^ singers-Kenny Norton, Dan 
Nyriady. Sam Greer— are lucky enough to be 
based on Phuket. Jeff enjoyed snorkeling 
with a rainbow of fish in the Andaman Sea 
while 1 parasailed hundreds of feel above. 
What a view! For a second, I thought I saw 
Gym-Master Joyce Febre flying through the 
air! And also. Rick Mann's G.P.A. But, then 



1 remembered, it's not that high, (rim shot. 

We're currently back ""home" in Hat 
Yai, and a new English temi has begun. 
Our enrollment has increased and ii 



.-iting 






vThai 



lihe 



n. And. then, when those same 
English students stick around for Bible 
class, well, that's when the "mission" pan 
of our job comes in. The best pari. 

I guess you're up-to-date with what's 
happening here in Thailand. The ne\t big 
event: Honsz Koiii: lor Christmas. And.bv 
the way, if there's" anyone who would like 
to join us. (especially if you're young, 
female, and able to speak better English 
than my sister's parrot in Florida), it would 
be a nice change. 

That will do it from here. I'll see you in 
Hong Kong. And. yes, Jeff will be there. 



THE FAR SIDE 



By GARY LARSON 




Calvin and Hobbes 



by Bill Watterson 



SOMETIMES WHEN IWSKX 
NOUftEADME A, STOW 

wjwmetobewmwone; 




Viewpoints 



What's your opinion of blonde jokes? 



1 

Reggie Pulliam, SR 

"They're ignorant. A 

person's intellect 

shouldn't be measured 

by hair color." 



Merideth Terretta, FR 

"I can bugh. They're nol 
at my expense." 




What unique thing did you do for Thanksgiving? 



Mike Magursky, SR 

"I got up at 6 a.m. 
Friday to shop." 





Amy Beckworth, JR 

"I took [he computer 

home and worked on 

the yearbook." 



Arts and Entertainment Calendar 




December 6-8 

• Girls, it's REVERSE WEEK- 
END! 

Friday, December 6 

• All withdrawals after today 
receive an "F". 

• 8:00 p.m. - CARE vespers. 

Saturday, December 7 

• 9:00 & 1 1 :00 a.m. - Church 
service with Ed Wright. 

■ 5:30 p.m. - The Schola Can 
torum presents "Festival of Car 
ols" at the Collegedale Church. 

• 8:00 p.m. - Film: "Tora, Tora, 
Tora" in the lies PE Center. 

Sunday, December 8 

- 2:00 p.m. - Jingle Bell Jog. 

• 7:00 p.m. - SA Christmas Party. 

• 8:00 p.m. - The Sou 
College Symphony Or 
joins forces with Glen 
and the First Presbvter 
Choir for 

jTro^mrn at the First Presbyterian 
Church. 

Monday, December 9 

• 3:30 p.m. - Faculty 
Senate meeting. 



Wednesday, December 11 

• SA Pep Day. 

Thursday, December 12 

• 1 1 :00 a.m. - Clubs and Depart- 
ments Assembly. 

• 7:30 p.m. - E, O. Grundset Lecture 
Series presents "Texas: A Bird- 
watcher's Paradise" in the Lynn 
Wood Auditorium. 

Friday, December 13 

• 8:00 p.m. - The Southern College 

presents its annual Christmas pro- 
gram for vespers. 

Saturday, December 14 

• 9:00 & 1 1 :00 a.m. - Church service 
with the Greater Collegedale Music 
program. 

• 5:30 p.m. - Evensong. 

• 8:00 p.m. - The Southern College 
Musice Deparlment presents the SC 
Concert Band and its annual Christ- 
mas Concert. 

December 16 - 19 

• SEMESTER EXAMS. UGH! 



AROUND THE TOWN 

December 1 - 13 

- McCallie School, Hunter Hall, 

presents an exhibit of photographs of 
Japanese Culture. 

December 1 - 31 

• The Backstage Playhouse presents 
"The Prisoner of Second Avenue" at 
8: 15 p.m. every Saturday night. Call 
629-1565 for more information. 

December 4 & 11 

• 5 - 7 p.m. - It's Holiday Happy Hour 
at the Hunter Museum. See beautiful 
art, meet interesting people and hear 
holiday tunes from the 60's and 70's. 

December 5 

• 8:00 p.m. - A classical guitar and 
flute duo featuring Janet Hale and 
Charles Evans at the Hunter Museum 
Auditorium. 

December 14 & 15 

• The Tivoli Theatre prcsernV^ie^ 
Nutcracker Suite" at 8 
p.m. on the Saturday the 
14th and at 2 p.m. on 
Sunday the 15th. Call 
757-5048 for more info. 



Special Christmas Edition t&-**>&jr>ji 



^Southern 

Accent 



Volume 47, Number 8 



December 17, 1991 




Andy Duff, son of Don Duff. 



Duffs Service Station Closes 



Southern Looks 
Like Christmas 



By Michelle Lashier 

Various campus locations have given 
Christmas a personal touch this year. Some 
out-of-the-ordinary decorations are making 
the holiday season a little more interesting. 

Mabel Wood Hall honors all SC music 
graduates' by adorning their names on a tree. 
Music department chair Marvin Robertson 
estimates that there are several hundred oma- 

The communications club decorated a 
special tree for the Journalism and Communi- 
cation Department. At a club party, members 
made ornaments, many of which pertain to the 
communication Field. Decorations include a 
small paper TV, newspaper streamers, aricT 
lots of broadcasting tape. 

The Campus Kitchen went "all out" with 
mistletoe, lights, wreaths and bows. Workers 
can even be seen wearing Santa hats. Fresh- 
man religion major Juan Rodriguez said the 
decorations are "very red, green, silver — very 
Christmas." 



Duff's service Station permanently closed 
last Friday, Dec. 13. The property is owned by 
Southern College and the station was leased to 
Don Duff. The college board decided to close 
the station because of expensive improve- 
ments needed soon on the four underground 
gas tanks. 

"It's not Financially feasible or worth the 
risk to keep it open," said Dale Bidwell, vice 
president of Finance. Bidwell said the tanks 
would have had to be replaced by 1998 to 
comply with Environmental Protection 
Agency regulation, but there is a possibility of 
an underground leak now. Also, the tanks 
must be tested and insured each year. 'To 
keep the old tanks in the ground and test them 
yearly makes the cost prohibitive," Bidwell 



Registration Will Be 
January 5 and 6 



By Grant Schlisner 



said. "Especially coupled with the fact that 
they would have had to be replaced by 1 998." 

Bidwell said it was not an easy decision for 
the school. "We discussed all the factors. A 
large part of the consideration was Mr, Duff, 
and the fact that the community has been 
going there for years. We had to face the cold, 
hard facts and ask "What is the return for the 
College?'" Bidwell said. "I feel bad that a 
person in the community has his business 
terminated, but the facts were discussed with 
Mr. Duff, and he understands." 

"They (college board) made the decision 
and I'll abide by it." Duff said. "But I was 
surprised they wanted to close it so quick. I 

See Duff, p. 6 



Second semester registration will be 
held Jan. 5 and 6. 

Students who have pre-rcgistered may 
come to the gymnasium from 3 p.m. to 5 
p.m. Sunday Jan. 5, and from 9 a.m. until 
noon Jan. 6. Pre-regislered students, 
new/transfer students, and those who did 
not pre-register may register from 2 p.m. 
to 5 p.m. on Monday Jan. 6. 

Students con still drop or add a class 
forsecond semester. This should bedone 
before Dec. 19. or they must register for 
thepre-registeredclassesandthenFillout 
a drop/add form. 

Registrar Mary Elam reminds that at 
the end of the day on Jan. 6, pre-regts- 
tered classes sill be lost if they are not 
registered into the computer. 

"If a student wants a class that closed 
early, be sure to check it again because 
some classes open up," saidElam. More 
than 90 percent of the student body pre- 
registered and can enjoy the fact that reg- 
istration will probably only take 5 to 10 
minutes if they don't forget theirregistra- 
tion pass and I.D. card. 






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News 

Southern Students Will Have 
a New Way To Earn Money 



'i \hatl:,i>. -. 



A new factory is going to be 
built close to Southern College, 
providing a possibility for stu- 
dents to earn good money. 

Southern College and McKee 
Foods Corporation (formerly 
McKee Baking Co.) have decided 
to build a box factory. The build- 
ing is being funded by the Com- 
mittee of 100, which is giving 
$350,000 for the new plant. 

"The new factory will be some- 
where close to the school and near 
Mckee," said Dale Bidwell, sen- 
iorvice-presidentoffinance. "My 
desire is to have the building done 
before summer." 

Ruth Garren. communications 
coordinator at McKee, said that 
the box factory will be similar to 
the factory in Arkansas which 
employs Ozark Academy stu- 



dents. Bidwell said the number of 
students needed to work at the 
factory is not known yet, because 
they don't know the length of the 
shifts. "If the shifts are 4 hours, 
then we will need less students 
than if the shifts were 2 hours," 
said Bidwell. 

The employees working at the 
new box factory will be sorting 23 
differentsizesofboxes. Theboxes 
will also be sorted according to 
quality, said Bidwell. 

"The administration feels the 
new plant will be a benefit to 
students, because the plant will 
have fewer machines and it won't 
be hard labor," said Bidwell. "It 
will especially be a benefit be- 
cause it will help students pay for 
their schooling." 



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SA Gilligan's Island Party, Jan. 18 

Auditions on Jan. 13 
Sign up in or call the SA 
office (2447) by Jan. 10. 



Merry Christmas 

To the Most Awesome Staff in the World 
Indian Creek Summer Staff '91 



And may the best gift you receive this Holiday be the 
gift that must be received every day-Eternal Life in 
Jesus! 



John Bennett 
John Boskind 
Julie Boskind 
Nicole Brooks 
Kristi Brownlee 
Kristine Clark 
Kate Evans 
Kelly Follett 
Carlyle Ingersoll 
Aaron Jones 



Michelle Jones 
Deborah Langford 
Christine Marsh 
Jeff Martin 
Christa Raines 
Jeff St. Clair 
Jeremy Sinner 
Martin Sutton 
Trent Taglavore 
Paul Westman 




Mike McKenzie 
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Sophomore Richard Arroyo takes a drink after the 
Jingle Bell Jog on Sunday, Dec. 8. The jog raised mc 
than $600 for Lou Gehrig's disease. 



WISHING YOU A 
"TERRIFIC" 
CHRISTMAS 



We hope to see you in 

the Student Center 
January 12-15, 1992 for 
summer camp recruit- 
ment. Come by and 
see what's "poppin" at 
Nosoca Pines Ranch 
this summer! 



News 




Warren Miller Ski Movie 
To Be Shown at Southern 

By Grant SchUsne, 

Warren Miller is known on Ihe ler. Senior David Koliadko says 
campus of Southern College for "The movies show Ihe most to- 
one thing, tally bodacious skiing captured 

No, he's not Doug Martin's on film." 
clothing consultant. But Miller Not only is expert skiing dis- 

does have a habit of making people played but beginners get their 

,au S n - chance to show off as well 

Coming Jan. 1 1 at 8 p.m. to the Slaughter abounds when skiers 

lies P.E. Center ts the latest War- fall to the ground flailing in every 

ren Miller Ski movie, "Born to direction. Those who have seen 

Ski." Miller's movies are an the ski movie before know what 

annuallnparoundtheworldwhich to expect. It is suggested that 

inevitably brings him to some of those who haven't should buy a 

Ihe tallest, steepest, most danger- "lift ticket" and strap their boots 

mountains known to man, on tight. 
e only reachable by helicop- 



Club/Department News 



• The 33 students from the art appreciation class spent 
their Thanksgiving vacation in New York for a field 
trip. This was the 21st annual trip. 

Collegiate Missions Club 

• The club assembly will be Thursday, Dec. 12. 

Education and Psychology 

• The department has opened its laminating lab. It has e 
24" laminator, and the charge is 2# a foot 

History 

■ The History Department has permission from the 
Academic Affairs committee to spHt the Modern 
America course into a two part course, currently a 
three hour course. The course will be offered in two 
parts, each being three credit hours. 

Journalism 

• A communi cations workshop will be held for one 
week following graduation. Students can recieve one 
or two hours credit. Topics such as oral communica- 
tion, writing for publication, desktop publishing, and 
video produciion will be offered. 



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• Library hours from Dec. 19 - Jan. 6 are as follows: 
Dec. 19 9 a.m. -5 p.m. 

Dec. 20 9 a.m. - noon 

Dec. 21 - Jan. 5 CLOSED 
Jan. 6 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

• The library began its Christmas display on Dec. 8. The 
winter display entitled "Winter Wonderland" wilj run 
together in theme with the Christmas display. 



• The Music Department presented its annual Christ- 
mas program on Dec. 13, at 8 p.m. in the Collegedale 
Church. 

• The SC Concert Band performed its annual Christ- 
mas Concert Dec. 14 at 8 p.m. in lies PE Center. 



Physics 



•Issues in Natural Science (PHYS 317 or REL 317) will 
be taught next semester. These courses will count 
toward the general requirements in the E-3 and B-2 



Physical Education 

• The P.E. department is organizing the annual ski trip 
to Rocky Mountain. Colorado during spring break. It 
will be five days long and wuT count for P.E. credit. 

• The third annual S.C. 5K and 2 mile fiin-run Jingle 
Bell Jog for the Lou Gehrig's disease was held on 
Sunday, Dec. 8. 




News 




Seniors Monica Tabuenca, Ronni Zmaj, and Pamela Draper enjoy 
refreshments at the Business Club Christmas Party, Dec. 7. Club 
members also watched the movie Home Alone. 



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Student Missionaries 
Are Preparing To Leave 



y Deborah Longford 



Nineteen Southern College 
students are preparing for a years 
service in a foreign country. 

Student Missionaries (SM's) 
have reserved their calls and are 
beginning to think about leaving. 
Bui before they go. a lot must be 
done, forms must be filled out, 
visLis obtained, and plane reserva- 
tions made. Money is one of the 
biggest worries. The students are 
ivspnnsible lor their plane fare to 
the assigned country. 

Students go as missionaries lo 
help spread the gospel to all the 
world. But the jobs they do while 
spreading the gospel vary. Some 
will teach school, some will be 



nurses, and others will help with 
evangelistic efforts. SM's will be 
sent to Russia, Poland, Finland 
Korea, Spain, and the Marshall' 
Islands. 

Task force is another aspect of 
student missions. Sophomore 
Chris Blake will be working at 
Monterey Bay Academy in Cali- 
fornia. More positions for tusk 
force(nextyear) will be available 



The students will be gone for 
one year which for most of them 
means the holidays too. It may 
not be easy, but they feel that the 
chance to serve the Lord is worth 
the price. 



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News — 

Communicator's Workshop 
To Be Held at Southern 



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More than 70 people are ex- 
pecied to participaie in ihe third 
annual Communicators Work- 
shop, says Dr. Lynn Sauls, chair 
of the Journalism and Communi- 
cation Department. The work- 
shop, sponsored by the depart- 
ment, is to be held on Southern's 
campus May 4-7. 1992. 

The purpose of the workshop 
is to provide professional training 
for Southern students, communi- 
cation leaders in the Chattanooga 
area, and Adventists in the Soulh- 

Every year the workshop pro- 
vides classes in freelance writing, 
desktop publishing, and video 
production. This year's work- 



shop will emphasize oral commu- 
nication skills. The four different 
areas of the workshop will be split 
among the four days, allowing 
participants lo "mix-and-match" 
for a combination they prefer. 

The publishing of an issue of 
Insight Magazine is expected to 
be the highlight of the workshop. 
Every afternoon of the four-day 
workshop is reserved lor students 
to write and edit articles that will 
go into an actual issue of Insight. 
Everyone that attends the work- 
shop will be published, says Sauls. 

The cost of the workshop is 
determined by how many days 
participants attend and whether 
they want college credit. 



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fair with n 

Duff said he has tried to be a service to the 
since he took over the station in January, 1986. 
"A lot more people use this station than people 
realize." 

Duff has been in the gas station for 38 
years. "It 's all I've ever done, really," he said. 
He said he won't be opening another station 
elsewhere. "The business has changed so 
drastically from how it used to be. Before, 
stations waited on everybody, and it was full- 
service. Now, there are so many Golden 
Gallons and RaceTracs, and I couldn't com- 
pete with their price." Duff said that he has 
been working on a book about World War II, 
and in the immediate future will spend time 
writing. 

The service station site will become home 
to Southern's Motor Pool. Bidwell said, "An 
architect is in the process of drawing-up plans 
to incorporate the front of the station with the 
rest of Fleming Plaza." He said two above 
ground tanks will be installed for use by the 
Motor Pool only. Above-ground tanks are 
less expensive to operate, and the college will 
be exempt from federal tax on gasoline as an 
educational institution. (Duffs was not ex- 
empt). 

"I'll miss seeing the people," Duff said. 
"I'll also miss my sign." Duff was known for 
placing thought-for-the-day messages and bits 
of philosophy on his sign, he said he came up 
with some of the sayings, and many other 
people contributed others. 

"This station's educated my children and 
helped a few others through school, too," Duff 
said. There were four Southern students work- 
ing there this semester. Duff said the station 
generates a$20,000 student payroll each year. 
"I've had as many as seven or eight students 
working here at a time," he said. 

"I wanted this station to be a place for some 
Southern students to come after school, and 
many did. I sold a lot of drinks and snacks." 

The station has operated in the present 
facility since 1963. Prior to that, the first 
campus service station building was built in 
1919 as a blacksmith shop and later became a 
service station. 

The present station was managed by Victor 
Taylor from 1963 to 1965. It was then leased 
to Beecher Smith from 1965 to 1986. The 
college asked Don Duff to take the station 



Hefferlin Spends Thanksgiving 
Talking About Physics 



By Arthur Chiimh, , Unt: 



Ray Hefferlin, chair of the Physics Depart- 
ment at Southern, spent part of Thanksgiving 
break doing what he enjoys most — talking 
about physics. 

Hefferlin visited the National Institute for 
Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, 
Md. on Nov. 28. He talked with Dr. Chase, 
director of Standard Reference Data, as well 
as Dr. Iorish and Dr. Chekhovskii from the 
Institute of High Temperatured in Moscow. 
"I went to Washington to learn more about 
where to find good data and how to use it, " 
said Hefferlin. "During the conversation, I 
found out some books I had from Russia 

Decorations, hm,.. 



contained information I didn't know students 
could use on their projects." 

Five students; Katie Linderman, Chris 
Carlson, Greg Camp, Rick Cavanaugh and 
Scott Puckett, are working on physics projects 
that require computer databases. According 
to Hefferlin, the trip was very successful. In 
addition to providing new data, additional 
suggestions on how the project experiments 
might be run were offered by the Russian 
scientists. 

"The types of experiments they (students) 
are performing are quite varied," said Heffer- 



Residents of both Talge and Thatcher have without seeing Jesus' face in the painting, and 

brightened their windows with lights and fake vice versa. 

snow. Window adornments range from stars Freshman nursing major Charlie Hanson 

to trees to snowmen. approves of the arrangement. "The placement 

Herin Hall placed its tree in a creative ofthetreeservesasaconstantreminderofHis 

place. The tree sits in front of the painting of (Jesus') birth and His continuing love for us," 

Jesus. It is impossible to look at the tree he said. 




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Opinion 



Editorial 



What Is Christmas? 



v/Vry/Q./t 



Here are some things inihmk 

Who wants to roast chest - 
uts over an open fire, any- 
way? Docs anyone really like 
fruitcake? And what if one of 
a's reindeers left some- 
% on your car like birds do 
sometimes? Do you ever get 
the urge to climb a Sycamore 
tree and yett "Noel" as loud as 
can? Why do we kiss 
undera plant called Mistletoe? 
What if Holly doesn't want her 
boughs all over the halls? Did 
Rudolph have a shiny nose, or 
itazit? How many times 
you seen It's a Wonderful 
? And hey, how do we 
know Frosty was of the male 
der? Would you like to buy 
world a Coke? Would you 
fight back if Jack Frost nipped 
lur nose? Who made up 
that stupid song about Batman 
' * e tune of Jingle Bells ? 
What kind of games do rein- 
deer play? What does Jesus 
Christ have to do with Christ- 

The point: Christmas is what 

you make of it. 



Letter to the Editor 



Magic Is My Hero 



I am tired of the American 
people downgrading Magic 
Johnson because of his sexual 

women. Magic made a mistake 
and has admitted to it, but haven 't 
we all made mistakes? Have we 

admitted to some of our mistakes? 
How can anyone say Magic is not 
a role model? I can say that Magic 
has been a belter role model than 
quite a few people. Does Larry 



Bird have basketball camps for 
inner city children? Does he raise 
money every summer lor college 
funds for people who are not able 
to pay for college? 

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if Magic had s 



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spread anyway even if he had s 
with one woman. The point is, he 
didn't practice safe sex and now is 
paying the price. Have we all 




practiced sale sex in every sexual 
encounter that we've had? 

People act as if he is the only 
one who has spread the virus 
across the United States. What 
about the woman (whoever she is) 
who gave him the virus? If we 
knew who she was, would people 
downgrade her? Or what if Larry 
Bird had the HIV virus? Would 
he get all this negative feedback 
from the American people? I 
THINK NOT. 

I personally don't think if 
Martina Navratilova contracted 
the HIV virus, she would be called 
a slut or a prostitute considering 
the fact that she is alesbian. Magic 
didn't have to-tell anyone he had 
the HIV virus, he didn't have to 
become a spokesperson, either. 
He could have kept everything a 
secret just as Rock Hudson did. 
But he didn't and it takes a great 
man to sacrifice his image and 
integrity to let people know and 
become more aware of the HIV 
virus. He doesn't want sympathy 
anyway! 

-Richard Pulliam 



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Photo Feature 




Christmas Tree Lighting, Dec. 4. 



Top Left: A community member. Sophomore 
Judy (Jriffin, and Freshman Kim Allred watch 
and listen to Southern's concert band. 




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Sports 



Editorial 



Show Up 

To the 

Gaines! 



'Ami 



Perhaps the most irritating thing in 
intramurals is when a person signs up 
to play on your team and then never 
shows up to a single game! 

Intramurals are here for our enjoy- 
ment, and that means everybody's 
enjoyment, and that means everybody's 
enjoyment. When people decide that 
they may not have time to play ball, so 
that they can go wash theircar orsome- 
thing, it becomes very frustration to 
the rest of the team. It's not fairto the 
team to have to go through a losing, 
disheartening season because a couple 
key players decide not to show up! If 
you can't show up, don't sign up! At 
least let the captains know ahead of 
time so they can know how to schedule 
games! 

This is not being written to discour- 
age people from joining intramurals, 
yet it is being written with hopes that 
some people will show the courtesy of 
letting it be known when they can and 
can't show up! Things can be worked 
around some schedule conflicts, but 
they have to be known first. Teams are 
put together with the intentionsofbeing 
as equal as possible and when those 
few people decide they are aboveshow- 
ing up for the teams sake, the whole 
league is thrown out of sync! 




Gym Masters perform a pyramid at the Omni in Atlanta on Saturday night, Dec. 7 

Gym Masters Go To the Omni 



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tied 56-56 when the buzzer 
rang, signaling half-time. The crowd decided 
to take advantage of the break in action to 
move around. But they were quick to return to 
their seats. 

Music blared from all corners of the Omni 
in Atlanta, Dec. 7, as the Gym Masters raced 
onto the court carrying not a basketball, but 
carrying gymnastic mats. The music emerged 
into a slow, almost haunted house type music 
" the gymnasts took their places. 

: again changed pace to 



become up-beat, the crowd turned their atten- 
tion to center court to see what the half-time 
show was about. The Gym Masters grabbed 
the opportunity to catch their attention. 

Suddenly bodies began to fly through the 
air. Different tumbling routines occured on 
all areas of the mats. Eyes of the spectators 
shifted in constant motion, trying to take in all 
of the action. Gasps of awe echoed the build- 
ing each time a gymnast was thrown into the 






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Final Volleyball Standings 



"AA" League 

Bowes 
Cole 



Koliadko 
Rufo 
Matchim 
Nolfe 

"B" League 

Hammon 

Fetters 

Hamilton 

Lizardo 

Odell 



Sports 




Sophomore Heidi Caoosa flys through the a 
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Three On Three Basketball 
Tournament To Be Played 



On Jan. 19, the physical edu- 
cation department will hold the 
inaugural three on three basket- 
ball tournament. 

In order to play, a team must be 
submitted to the front desk in the 
gym by Tuesday Jan. 14. Along 
with the team, the color of shirts 
each team plans on wearing must 
be submitted. Intramural shirts 
are recommended, but other col- 
ors may be worn. Color picking 
will be first come, first serve. 



Rules include: at least one 
player under six foot on each team, 
all baskets are one point except 
those behind the three point line 
which will be counted as two 
points, each match is two out of 
three in order to advance in win- 
ners bracket, and double elimina- 
tion. The rules are subject to 
change. 

This tournament will be a 
"guinea pig" for possible tourna- 
ments in the future. 



Perez, Appel, and Affolter 
Win Volleyball Tournament 



air to be caught several feet away 
from the launching position. 

The 10 minute show, which 
included the setting up and taking 
down of the mats, ended with all 
of the gymnasts forming a circle 
in the center of the mats. The 
circle caught everyone's attention 
as it built to its peak of three tiers 
high. "It's always exciting to 
perform for such a large crowd," 
said Steve Jaecks, assistant coach. 



"The excitementbuilds and builds 
as the crowd cheers. It's espe- 
cially thrilling for those who were 
here for the first time." It's an 
awing experience." 

"We always get a bit nervous 
just before we go out onto the 
floor," explainedTedEvans.Gym 
Masters coach, "but the nervous- 
ness dies quickly. I feel that we 
did a superb job, and the crowd let 
it be known. 



On Sunday Moming, Dec. 8, 
the annual "three man volleyball 
tournament" was held in the 
Southern college Gymnasium. 

The competition started at 7:45 
a.m. with roll call, and at this time 
in the day , very few people seemed 
enthused about some "Power 
volleyball". As the day pro- 
gressed, the tournament became a 
"text book" case with the bump, 
set, and spike almost every play. 



All the teams seemed pretty even, 
but it came down to Bowe's team, 
which consisted of Rob Dickin- 
son, Scott Bowes, and Cary Greer, 
and Adam Perez's team, James 
Appel, Brian Affolter, and Adam 

In the end, Perez's team-work 
proved to be to much as they ended 
up winning the 1991 three man 
tourney. 




Lifestyle 



It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas 



Well, it's starting to look a lot like Christ- 
mas everywhere you go. People have decked 
the halls with boughs of ho!l_\ .jingle bells, and 
dragged Santas out to every street corner. 

You cannot enter a mall without being 
blasted with Christmas music or without 
having 10 salesclcrks breathing down your 
neck while you are trying to shop. 

In Collegedale you can tell it's getting 
close to Christmas because people are starting 
to sing "Let it Pour, Let it Pour, Let it Pour." 

But none of these things have put me in the 
Christmas spirit. I have even been tempted to 
put live reindeer on Thatcher Hall's porch to 
make it seem more like Christmas. 

Even the Christmas tree lighting didn't put 
me in a jolly mood. I kept trying to get Santa 
to throw candy canes my way but he ignored 
me until I wasn't looking and ihenhe threw a 
fistful of them smack against my head. Can 
you sue Santa? 

Although 1 know there is no Santa, why do 
I feel like someone's always watching me to 
see if I'm being naughty or nice? I guess it's 
just the deans. 

Maybe when radio stations start playing 
my favorite Christmas song over and over I 
will feel more like Santa's little helper. Idon't 
know why it is, but the song "When Grandma 



Got Run Over By a Reindeer" really makes 
me feel sentimental for Christmas. 

Whenever I start thinking about Christmas, 
I always remember back to when I was achild. 
Back then 1 would get into the Christmas spirit 
sometime around August. Christmas morn- 
ing I would wake Mom and Dad up at 5 a.m. 
Now my parents have to wake me up or I 
would sleep through Christmas. 

Christmas at our house when I was little 
was something special, if not a little strange. 
We had many Christmas traditions. For ex- 
ample, before we could open any presents, my 
Dad would march us into the kitchen and 
make us eat a big bowl of hot oatmeal (which 
none of us could stand ) before we couldeat the 
real breakfast of cinnamon buns. Mom would 
usually take pity on us and help us get rid of it 
when my Dad wasn't looking. No, I don't 
know why Dad insisted on us eating oatmeal. 
It was just tradition. the living room to open presents while our 

While we were eating we would open the Hawaiian Christmas album would play. You 
traditional items that Mom would stuff our haven't fully experienced "The Twelve Days 
stoekingswtth, Usually it was stuff likeblank of Christmas" until you've heard it sung in 
tapes, pens, toothpaste, batteries, gum— stuff Hawaiian by three old women using coconut 
that we would never buy for ourselves or that shells to bang out the beat. 
Mom was tired of us stealing from her. _ Since Dad also wanted to drag out the 




After my Dad would drag breakfast out 
long as he could, wc would all finally go i 



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Santa Goes on African Safari 



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While Americans eagerly await the arrival 
of Santa Claus and the first snow to mark the 
Christmas season, Africans on the other hand, 
await the arrival of Father Christmas and 
hopefully the first summer rains. 

It would seem that Santa Claus finds a 
greater pleasure in shimmying down chim- 
neys in Tennessee, than Father Christmas 
would, parking his reindeer on an African 
rooftop. 

Maybe it has something to do with the 
climate. I forone could imagine Father Christ- 
mas' discomfort, dressed in fur-lined jacket, 
knee-high snow boots and furry cap, arriving 
on Christmas Eve amidst summer tempera- 
tures of between 85- 1 00 degrees. Unless of 
course he indulges himself and his reindeer 
with a healthy dose of coolant on their com 
flakes the day before. Maybe Mrs. Christmas 
(Wife of Father Christmas) will eventually get 
around to designing a Christmas outfit some- 
where in the lines of Crocodile Dundee, only 
m red. and instead of using reindeer and a sled, 
Father Christmas could use a covered wagon 
pulled by zebra. 

The problem with the Christmas doldrums 
in Africa however, does not have much to do 
with his attire. The problem lies with the 
people. 

Certainly around this time of year, Afri- 
cans are indulging themselves in the same 
shopping frenzy as Americans. Gifts are 
smaller and fewer due to an unhealthy econ- 
omy, but there will be gi I is under the tree. The 
tree is unlike anything you would be accus- 
tomed to in America. It may take the form of 



a wilted pine branch or branches tied together 
or, in some cases, a healthy branch from a 
Jacaranda tree. Whatever the choice, there 
will be some green object of nature with light 
bulbs and decorations adorning each living- 

Ifyou're looking for an abundance of deco- 
rations on the trees and doors, you're looking 
in the wrong place. Incline your head towards 
the ceiling and you will be amazed at the 
quantity of streamers, tinsel, and objects au 
naturale, dangling above your head. 

No time is wasted with breakfast on Christ- 
mas day. After exchanging quick hugs and 
kisses to all present, the gifts are attacked. 
Usually the eldest child will read out the 
names on the cards, concluding with a now 
mundane phrase like, "And it's from . . ." 
Tension mounts at this point. The youngest 
child is appointed gift reader's little helper 
and dutifully bounces over to the fortunate 
whose name has been read. 

Paper is ripped to shreds and each giver is 
once again thanked with a kiss. Regardless of 
how impractical the gift is, everyone is re- 
minded that. "It's the thought that counts." As 
if this will compensate lor the disappointment 
at receiving six pairs of sox (socks) the colour 
(color) of which seldom match your ward- 
Empty boxes are col lected and placed back 
under the now rather tired l< » iking green thing 
in the cornerof the house. AfteralLDecember 
is the hottest month of the year. 

Christmas lunch comes just in time to res- 
cue you from total boredom. The lunch table 



is decked in all the finery, a household can 
posses. The best cutlery, the best crockery, 
the best table linen, the best glasses. Crackers 
(Crackers are things you pull and they go— 
BANG!) are placed atop Christmas hats in 
each sideplate and serviettes (napkins) cen- 
tered on plates. Lunch starts off with every- 
one pulling their crackers. This gets everyone 
scrambling in search of the tiny objects which 
eject themselves on to the dining-room carpet. 
You now have to demonstrate the use of your 
prize. This joviality soon gives way to a 
feeding frenzy not unlike sharks to a victim. 

The coup de gras arrives in flames. The 
Christmas pudding is cut and everyone chews 
very delicately so as not to break any teeth on 
the five cent pieces hidden inside. Each dis- 
covered nickel is accompanied with a louder 
than necessary, "I got one!" 

The transition from feeding frenzy to post 
lunch anaesthesia (anesthesia) is certainly an 
unexplained, but worth studying phenome- 
non. People seem to pick their sports with 
chameleon- like eyes while picking nickels 
fromtheirdesscrls. Each participant homes in 
on a predetermined spot — and passes out cold. 

By this time Father Christmas, has shed a 
few pounds and probably consumed huge 
quantities of Galorade. The reindeer are suf- 
fering from ban slip (shedding i and the metal 
ridges of the sled, loo hot to touch. But there 
is no chance of rest for the fat man. He must 
once again climb into his trusty sled and mush 
his reindeer with all haste to the Northern 

SeeSo/JM, p. 14 



Features — 

Greg Bean Will Teach Guitar 
For Credit Next Semester 

By Jennifer J as 

"There was a need for a more specialized 
class," said Bean. "The number of people 
wanting a church-related guitar style has 
grown." He said the class primarily appeals to 
religion majors, but also music majors, or 
anyone interested in strumming campfire-ori- 
ented songs. 

Senior religion major Virgil Covel is cur- 
rently taking rhythm guitar from Bean and has 
been able to spend some class time on reli- 
gious songs. "The course he's planning for 
second semester will he valuable because one 
can learn not only the popular Christian songs, 
but the popular Afterglow songs played here 
™™ m "'«™ at Southern,'' said Covel. "At the same lime 
Bean teaches sophomore DehurahSuarcz. the student also learns rhythms, chords and 

When does a class become a chameleon? how to read music." 
When it completely adapts to fit a specific en- Covel said the biggest demand may come 

iment, as will a second semester guitar from summer camp workers. "Alotofpeople 



Twas the Week Before Finals! 




/ill focus primarily 
terglow and campfire-type songs. 

Instructor Greg Bean currently teaches 
classical, rhythm and folk guitar classes on 
campus. Several students in Bean's classes 
have asked for help in learning contemporary 
Christian songs. Although helping students 
now in this area. Bean said it will become an 
organized class second semester, with one or 
two credits offered. 

"Greg wanted to make theclass more appli- 
cable to students in a Christian environment," 
said Jose Nieves, a religion major and one of 
Bean's current guitar students. "He will adapt 
to whatever styles the students want to play." 
Nieves will be taking the class 



want to be at summer camp, and everyone 
wants to be up front with a guitar," he said. 
"This will help them to learn the basic songs, 
or, if they are past basic, to leam more har- 
mony when playing with other guitars." 

ThecoursetextbookwiIlbeHf/j'0»/-5oHjj, 
a guitar and piano book suggested to Bean by 
Covel. The book contains such popular songs 
as "The Blood," "We Are Soldiers," "In 
Moments Like These," and "Open Our Eyes." 
If a student wants to play more traditional 
hymns, Bean said the class can further adapt. 

Students taking the class will meet with 

Bean once a week. Those receiving one hour 

Sea Guitar, p. 14 



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BMX Bikes 

Canoeing 

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Crafts 

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Golf 

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Model Rocketry 

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Nature 

Photography 

Rappelling 

Recreation 

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Waterskiing 



"JESUS ON MY MIND 




Features 




Christmas, ^ mv .\2 



Everyday Life... 

Sophomore Suzanne Hunt studies for final i: 
Library Sunday, Dee. 15. 



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hemisphere. Africa at this time is 
seven hours ahead of America, so 
Christmas comes that iittJe bit 
sooner, with a "Ho, Ho, Ho!" 
Father Christmas bids African 
continent farewell and somewhere 
around the equator, he becomes 
that familiar bearer of gifts — Santa 
Claus. 

The day following Christmas 
is known as Boxing Day. Empty 
boxes are gathered from under the 
lifeless tree and either saved, or 



thrown in to the dustbin (garbage 
can). If any piece of surviving 
paper looks to be in a re-useable 
state, it too is placed with the 
saved boxes, where they will 
remain until the next Boxing Day 
and be joined by a fresh batch of 



The have lost their jingle, the 
season at an end. Christmas has 
come and gone in Africa and 
people sigh, "Thank Heaven it's 



Guitar, 



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of credit meet for half an hour and 
are expected to practice four hours 
a week. Those taking the course 
for two credits meet with him for 
one hour and must practice eight 
hours a week. 

Bean also teaches. rhythm gui- 
tar, folk guitar ( picking and strum- 
ming), classical guitar (playing 



individual notes almost like a 
piano), a consort ensemble, and a 
guitar quartet. He earned a Bache- 
lors of Music degree in 1981 and 
will finish a Masters of Music 
degree this month at UTC. He has 
taught at Southern since 1982. 



Breakfast, Lunch, and sometimes Supper 
FLEMING PLAZA 

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process of opening the presents, 
only one person could open a 
present at a time while everyone 
elsewatched. Yes.inabigfamily 
this takes hours. But it made us 
believe that we had gotten more 
than we actually did. Ithinkthat's 
why Dad did it that way. 

When we lived in Hawaii, going 
to get the family Christmas tree 
wasnobigdeal. Wewouldjustgo 
down to the hall closet and get out 
the box and assemble the good old 
fake tree. Christmas trees in 
Hawaii were scarce and so they 
cost more than all our presents 
combined. 

It wasn't until we moved to 
Pennsylvania that I experienced 
having a real Christmas tree for 
Christmas. Unfortunately, one of 
my older brothers would insist on 
going to the woods and getting us 
one. So we would end up with 
trees taller than our ceiling, wider 
that our living room and uglier 
than our dog. To this day I still 
don't know what anice real Christ- 
mas tree looks like. 

A couple of days before Christ- 
mas, the same brother who picked 



out the Christmas tree would 
always find where Mom had pains- 
takingly hidden the presents. Ifhe 
couldn't figure out what was in- 
side the ones with his name on it, 
he would unwrap them, see what 
they were, and then wrap them up 
again. For years my Mom could 
never figure out where all the left- 
over wrapping paper went or why 
Steve's presents seemed to be in 
different wrapping paper than she 
could have swom she had wrapped 

Nowadays, my brother just asks 
for money months before Christ- 
mas instead of any presents. And 
since we are now the only kids 
still at home, I'm usually the only 
one who sits around opening any 
presents Christmas moming. 

Well, now that I've finished 
this article, 1 finally feel in the 
Christmas spirit. I think this 
Christmas I might get up at 5 a.m., 
eat a big bowl of hot oatmeal and 
sing the "Twelve Days of Christ- 
mas" in Hawaiian, just for old 
times sake. On Christmas Eve I 
might even open all my presents 
and see what they are. Igfij 



ACCENTENNIAL 



World Trip With 
Santa Is Theme 
of SA Program 

Reprinted from the Southern A ccent, November 20, 1961 



Setting the yuletide tempo 
will be the annual Student 
Association Christmas pro- 
gram, December 16, featuring 
a gala tour of ten countries as 
students celebrate the holiday 

The program, with the 
theme "Around the World with 
Santa Claus," is under the di- 
rection of SA program chair- 
roan, Harriet Stamper, and will 
be narrated by Mr. Charles 
Fleming, business manager. 

The trip, complete with cos- 
tumes and props, will be 
launched from Mexico with 
the breaking of the pinyata; 
Johnny Bevis. committee-man 
in charge. 

Directing 

The countries with direct- 
ing committee member are - 

(2) the Philippines with the 
flag of Belfane, Ronnie Case; 

(3) Italy with the parade of 
lanterns, Ronnie Watson; (4) 
Switzerland and Samichlans, 



Bob Murphy; (5) France with 
the march of Melchior, Paul 
Holden; (6) Germany with 
Christmas in a youth hostel. 
Bill Fulton: (7) Sweden with 
the service of St. Lucia, Bob 
Delafield; (8) Denmark and 
the secret of the Jule Nisse, 
BarbaraHoar; (9)Englandand 
the Yule Log, Joe Priest. 

ArtWork 

Finally, "right back where it 
started from" - Christmas in 
the U.S.A. directed by Harriet 
Stamper. 

Doing the art work for the 
program will be Tui Pitman 
and directing the sound and 
lighting will be Nolan Darnell, 
Eugene Brewer and Dana 
Ulloth. 

Costumes 

In charge of the costumes is 
Pat Mathers, chairman, Judy 
Carey and Stephanie Humph- 

Put them all together they 
spell FUN, as in Christmas. 




Up and Down the Stairs... 



There's a lot of Christinas around! Let's 
find some! Starting with the banners at- 
tached to all the lamp posts along Camp 
Road as it meanders through Collegedale, 
then the Campus Christmas Tree itself which 
was fumed on recently for the first time this 
season. (Actually the lights remain on all 
the time because it's a real problem to hook 
up with the street lights, in wlrich case they 
would be controlled by a timer, and it's too 
much bother to assign someone to unlock 
the fuse boxes twice a day to turn the lights 
onandoff). The best display of wreaths are 
at the Church (at least seven at [he main 
entrance not to mention the gigantic ones in 
the atrium — quite stunning). 

In the Student Center, there's a huge red 
Merry Christmas surrounded by a blizzard 
of artificial snow plus some other fuzzy 
stuff. In Herin Half (nursing), there's a tree 
in the lobby decorated with little iridescent 
bows, a big poof on top, pink and maroon 
balls, and strings of "pearls" looped around. 
A big wreath and garlands with huge ma- 
roon velvet bows decorate the balcony. The 
darkpinkpoinsettiapiant, in a basket beside 



the wing-tip chairs, sets it all off. 

Down the promenade I met two winners in 
what could have been the "Miss Christmas 
Contest:" Elizabeth Herman in a very bright 
red sweater (she's attending a family reunion 
during vacation) and Andrea Bowman in an 
equally bright red coat (she's staying home in 
Chattanooga). Seated around one of those 
wrought iron tables on the Student Center 
porch were Amy Durkin (SQ in a Swiss-style 
sweater (she's getting her wisdom teeth 
pulled), Marca Age (NC) all in blue (she's 
taking care of her baby sister), and Tracie 
Jones (TN) all decked out in festive purple. 

OK— up by the library an international 
crew was spreading mulch around all the 
bushes and trees: Jeffery Vellanueva from 
Puerto Rico, Sam Scengchanch from Thai- 
land. Jon-Marc Peterson from Mich., and Bella 
Kobor from Hungary (we talked about the 
recent events in eastern Europe and the effect 
which Communism has had on the people). 
Hey, I just spotted a girl carrying "two-by- 
fours" across the parking lot and into Lynn 
Wood Hall— a secret present in the makine, 
perhaps? 



By E.O. Grundset 

...In December 



Inside the library, they've set up an old- 
fashioned parlor scene complete with ra- 
dio, rocking chair holding two white teddy 
bears, a library table with some homed- 
rimmed glasses resting on the opened vol- 
ume of "Great Bibliographies" (the lace 
doily adds an authentic touch). And beside 
it all a tree decorated with lots of tinsel 
garlands and red velvet bows. I decided I 
ought to leave when my eye caught the 
poster admonishing. "Blessed are those 
that return library materials!" 

Later on that night I drove back from 
Hamilton Place Mall and was dazzled by 
the four triangles of lights high above City 
Hall, the shining windows flanking the 
Campus Tree (my favorites are the big star 
on second floor of Thatcher and the^geo- 
metric tree made out of red lights in aTalge 
window), and most impressive, the display 
of candles in every window of Wright Hall. 
With all these decorations and Christmas 
spirit in the air. everyone Up and Down the 
Stairs and far beyond will surely have a 
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Arts and Entertainment Calendar 



Monday, January 6 

• 9 - 12 a.m. - Pre-registered students 
only may register in the gym. 

• 1:30 - 5 p.m. - Pre-registered and 
new students may register in the 
gym. 

• Basketball sign-up in lies. 

Tuesday, January 7 

• Classes begin. 

• Late registration fee applies. 

Wednesday, January 8 

• SA Pep Day! 

Thursday, January 9 

• 1 1 a.m. - What's Happening As- 
sembly in lies PE Center. 

Friday, January 10 

• 8 p.m. - CARE Vespers. 

Saturday, January II 

• 9 & 1 1 a.m. - Church Services with 
Ed Wright. 

• 5:30 - Evensong. 

• 8 p.m. - Warren Miller Ski Movie, 
"Bom to Ski" in lies PE Center. 



Sunday, January 12 

• 7 p.m. - Joint worship in the cafete- 



AROUND TH£ TOWN 

December 1-31 

• The Backstage Playhouse presents 
"The Prisoner of Second Avenue" at 
8:15 p.m. every Saturday night. Call 



629-1565 for more information. 

December 6-21 

• The Chattanooga Little Theatre 
presents "A Christmas Carol" at 8 p.m. 
For ticket information call 267-8534. 

December IS - 21 

• Cumberland County Playhouse, 
Crossville, TN. presents "The Best 
Christmas Pageant Ever" at 7:30 p.m. 
Call 484-5000 for more information. 

January 1 - 5 

• The Broadway hit musical "Annie" 
opens at the Tennessee Performing Art: 
Center in Nashville. Performance are 
scheduled at 8 p.m. Jar 
1 - 4 and at 2:30 p.m. 
Jan. 4 - 5. For reser- 
vations call 1-800-333 
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^Southern 

Accent 



Volume 47, Number 9 



January 16, 1992 




Gilligan Will Visit Southern 



Gilligan's Island premiered in 1964 and is 

till seen by about 2.5 million viewers every 

I day. Twenty-eight years later. Bob Denver 

(Gilligan) will visit Southern for the Student 

Association Gilligan's Island Party. 

Replacing the Beach Party, the Gilligan's 
Island Party will be in the lies Physical Edu- 
cation Center on Saturday, Jan. 18, from 10 
1 P-m. to 2 a.m. Denver will host some events 
including a Gilligan look-alike contest. He 
""'ill also sign pictures and T-shirts. 

The gym will be re-created to look like 
nlligan's Island; half will be inhabited and 
the other half uninhabited, said Krisi Clark, 






. "You won't be able 



SA social 

to recognize it." 

The idea for the party came from "John 
Boskind's (SA parliamentarian) deprived 
childhood." said Clark. "The officers were 
talking in a meeting, and somehow, John 
mentioned he only watched Gilligan's Island 
as a child. So, the Gilligan's Island theme 
popped into the discussion." 

"The party will be a combination of high 
adventure and the carnival idea," said Clark. 
Attractions will include: zip line, barrel roll. 



See Gittia 



r p.5 



Career Fair To Be 
Held in Chattanooga 

Opportunities '92, a liberal-arts career fair 
which will give students a chance to talk with 
area employers and graduate school represent 
tatives, will be held on Feb. 14 at the Chat- 
tanooga Convention and Trade Center. 

Students may bring theirown cars or ride in 
buses, which will leave from Wriaht Hall at 
7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. 

Students will be able to meet representa- 
tives from a variety of organizations, includ- 
ing the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Er- 
langer Medical Center, the Douglas County 
School System, the JCPenney Company, the 
U. S. Sports Academy, the Universities of 
Tennessee in Knowille and Chattanooga, and 
many others. About 50 employers and gradu- 
ate schools will participate. 

Juniors and seniors will have an opportu- 
nity to talk to prospective employers about 
opportunities now and in the future. Graduate 
school representatives will also be present to 
acquaint students with other post-graduation 
alternatives. Freshmen and sophomores will 
have achance to meet employers and graduate 
school representatives and make contacts 
which may benefit them in the future. 

Students will also have the opportunity to 
attend various seminars and workshops, where 
they will leam about international careers, 
applying for graduate school. Christian ethics 
in the work place, and various other topics. 
See Opportunities, p. 4 

Summer Camps 
Recruit at Southern 

By Jennifer Speichcr 

Water skiing plus horses plus crafts plus 
fun programs equal a great summer camp. 
However, the equation is not complete with- 
out a good staff to make all the elements of 
summer camp a reality for kids. 

The Chaplain's office and CARE Minis- 
tries helped five summercamp directors come 
to Southern's campus this week to recruit. 
These camps included Camp Alamisco from 
the Gulf States Conference, Cohutta Springs 
Camp from the Georgia-Cumberland Confer- 
ence, Indian Creek Camp from the Kentucky- 
Tennessee Conference, Camp Kulakua from 
Florida, and NOSOCA Pines Ranch from the 
Carolina Conference. 

"Southern College is a great place to find 
those hardworking, dedicaled Christian youth 
that make up the summer camp staff of the 
Southern Union Conference," said Ken Ro- 
gers, chaplain. 

See Camp. p. 6 



News 




Freshman Dawn Fancher and friend socialize at the 
CABL Cafe last Friday night. Live music was provided 
by Remnant, and refreshments were served. 



Southern Will Sponsor Its 
Tenth Annual Spring Ski Trip 



Only six seals are left for South- 
ern's 10th annual spring ski trip. 

Fifty students will leave for 
Winter Park, Colo, on Feb. 29. 
They will ski for five full days and 
stay in condominiums in down- 
town Winter Park. Each condo 
has three bedrooms, two bath- 
rooms, a kitchen, and a fireplace. 
Also in the complex is a heated 
100I , sauna, and Jacuzzi. 



The price for the trip is $440 
each, which includes transporta- 
tion, lift tickets, accommodations. 
and ski rental. The students must 
pay for their own food expenses. 
For those interested, this trip is 
worth one hour of P.E. credit. 
"Registering for the class does not 
insure your seat. We must get the 
money," said P.E. department 
chairman Phil Garver. 



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Southern Celebrates the 
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The official centennial birth- 
day celebration is up in the air, 
literally. 

On Thursday, Jan. 23, students 
and faculty will have the opportu- 
nity to fly the friendly skies around 
happy valley. "Hot air balloon 
rides will be given in the field to 
let students experience Southern 
from above," said Alumni Direc- 
tor Jim Ashlock. 

The party begins at 1 0:30 a.m. 
in the lies P.E. Center with a 
centennial celebration assembly. 
"Because this is an extra special 
event the assembly will be longer, 
but definitely worth it," said 
Ashlock. "Invitations to the cele- 
bration will be sent to all the stu- 



dents and faculty to join in this 
once in a hundred year event ' 
added Ashlock. 

PresidentDonSahly will speak 
on "The College at the KID Year 
Mark." The party begins follow- I 
ing the assembly whh hinhda\ 
cake and punch. "We will have I 
more than 40 door prizes to give I 
away during the party," sa idi 
Ashlock, "some of which 
definitely be significant." 

Door prizes include centennials 
memorabilia, cash prizes up tol 
$300, and gift certificates from! 
area merchants such as the Vil-I 
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Contemporary Christian Group 
Acappella To Perform at Southern 



Acappella, a contemporary 
Christian singing group, will be in 
concert Tuesday, January 2 1 , at 7 
p.m. in the lies Physical Educa- 
tion Center. Double assembly 
credit will be given. 

The quartet will sing upbeat 
songs from their new album We 
Have Seen His Glory along with 
favorites from past albums such 
as Conquerors, Better Than Life, 
and Sweet Fellowship. 

The Tennessee based all-vocal 
group began in 1982 when song- 



writer, arranger, producer, and 
former lead singer Keith Lancas- 
ter pursued his dream of full-time 
music ministry. His desire was to 
develop an acappella group dedi- 
cated to the goals of glorifying 
God, encouraging ChuMi.inC, 
reaching the lost, and providing a 
positive l.uicjIindmiiMcjl, iltcr- 
native to secular pop music. The 
group is composed of lead singer 
George Pendergrass, tenor Gary 
Moyers, baritone Wayne Dean, 
and bass Duane Adams. 



SA Reminders: 

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Club/Department News 



Business 

• The business club will have Us annual Rook tournament 
on Saturday, January 25. Refreshments will be served 
and prizes will be awarded. 

Development 

■ Dr. Jack McCIarty. VP for Development, recently went 
on tour with the SC Orchestra as a guest trumpeter. He 
and his son Slacey Jack, an academy freshman who 
plays in the group, performed Vivaldi's Concerto for 
Two Trumpets with the orchestra during its Florida trip. 
Prior to his job in development. McCIarty was the band 
director at Southern for seven years. 



Music 



• The Adventure Artist Series presents Jerry Farmer, 
clarinetist, on Monday, Jan. 20, at 8 p.m. in Ackerman 
Auditorium. Dr. Farmer is currently Professor of Music 
at West Georgia College in Carrollton. 



• The contemporary Christian s 
will present a concert on Tues_ 
lies P.E. Center. Double credit i 



Iging group Acappella 

will present a concert on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 8 p.m. in 
"nbly will be given. 

; • The Southern College Symphony Orchestra presnts the 

vespers program on Jan. 24, at 8 p.m. in the Collegedale 
SDA Church. The program will feature the winners of 
the Concerto Competition: Jeanne and Brian Dickinson 
(french hom duo), Warren Janzen (cello), Amy 
Wedbee )piano), Jonathon Wohlers (organ), and Mary 
Yoo (violin). 

• The Music Department will present its annual Pops 
Concert on Friday, Feb. 1, at 8 p.m. in lies P.E. Center. 
The concert will feature the SC Concert Band, SC 
Symphony Orchestra, Die Meistersinger, and Some- 
thing special. 

Religion 

• The Religion Department and the Student Ministerial 
Association (SMA) present Pastor CD. Brooks, a dy- 
namic speaker and general field secretary of the General 
Conference Friday, 8 p.m., in the Collegedale Church, 
and again on Sabbath at both the 1 1 a.m. and 2:30 p.ni. 
meetings in Lynn Wood Hall. Come early! 

• The SMA is sponsoring a trip to the Ellen G. White 
Estate in Silver Springs. Md., during spring break. Sign 
up on the SMA bulletin board in the religion building. 

■ Religion majors-Remember to pick up items in your 
individual boxes across form the "wailing wall." 



r class organization will be held on Tuesday, 
1 1 a.m., in Brock Hall room 338. 



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News 



Southern To Hold World Missions Week 



If a student has ever given consideration to 
mission work, annual World Missions Week 
Jan. 27 to Jan. 3 1 will help give a glimpse of 
what is involved. At least six speakers and 
professionals in Adventist mission-related 
careers will be on campus, and some events in 



i with the week will be held begin- 
ning Friday, Jan. 17. 

"We bring these people here to expose 
students to what's happening in missions all 
over the world," said campus chaplain Ken 
Rogers. "We want to encourage students to 
join mission work." 

According to Rogers, the purposeof World 
Missions Week is to expose Southern students 
to the philosophy and programs of Adventist 
world missions. "We try to vary the areas 
represented each year so the students get a 
good taste of what's going on in all areas," 
Rogers said. 

Currently there are 52 active student mis- 
sionaries from Southern College. Rogers said 
that World Missions representatives "like to 
take people from Southern because we have a 
good reputation for mission work." 

Rogers said he expects 10 to 12 students 
will express a genuine interest in becoming a 
student missionary as a result of World Mis- 
sions Week. "I hope students will catch a 
glimpse of the worldwide mission projects, 
and that some students will consider spending 
time as student missionaries. But if one stu- 
dent's awareness is heightened, then the week 
would be worth it," Rogers said. 



Some of the speakers will be: Larry 
Colbum, secretary of the Far Eastern Divi- 
sion; Ms. Pat Gusion. recruiter from Thailand 
Mission; Ray James, youth department direc- 
tor of the Far Eastern Division; Mark Butler, 
recruiter from the Polish Union; Maitland 
DiPento, director of ADRA (Adventist De- 
velopment and Relief Agency); and Jan Yak- 
kish, representing Biesda. Mexican-Ameri- 
can border language schools. 

Part of DiPcnto's topic will the possibility 
of a Southern College six-week humanitarian 
project that would involve eight to 1 2 students 
and lake place right after graduation, 1993. At 
this point, the project is teiiiaiive, depending 
on the interest level. Rogers said, "We're 
excited about the possibility of the summer 
project. It would give students exposure and 
experience to mission work, and Southern has 
never done anything like that before." The 
project would be Southern College's gift to a 
particular community, in conjunction with 
ADRA. 

Trie World Missions Week schedule is as 
follows: Joint worship at the church with 
Colbum (Monday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m); assem- 
bly in the church with DiPento (Thursday, 
Jan. 30, 1 1 a.m.); vespers in the church with 
DiPento (Friday. Jan. 31.); Sabbath School 
with Guston (Sabbath, Jan. 18); Sabbath 
School with James (Sabbath, Jan. 25): and 
TaJge Hall worship with Butler (Wednesday, 
Jan. 29, 7 p.m. and 10:45 p.m.). 




Opportunities 



The fair is sponsored by Southern College. 
Lee College, Covenant College. Tennessee 
Wesleyan College, Bryant College, and Ten- 
nessee Temple University. 

Students interested in attending Opportu- 
nities '92 should stop by the Testing and 
Counseling Center as soon as possible to reg- 
ister and pay the $5 fee. All students who 
register will be eligible to win a Cross pen and 
pencil set which will be szivon away al assem- 
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repelling, downhill volcano sled- 
ding, cave, souvenir pictures, 
beach with wet bar, coconut 
bowling with Gilligan and the 
Skipper, coconut cream pie throw- 
ing with Ginger and Mary Ann, 
coin toss and miniature golf with 
the Howells, lip-sync contest, 
castaway quiz show, and belly 
flop contest. Also, students will 
be able to record their voices and 
broadcast them over a short-range 
radio station that will be set up in 
the gym. 

Food prizes will be given at 
certain boothsand door prizes will 
be given out during the party; 
ranging from restaurant gift cer- 
tificates to Gilligan hats signed by 
Bob Denver. 

The cafeteria will have a food 
booth where students may buy 
food on their ID cards. Drinks 
may be purchased with ID cards 
at the wet bar. 

Most of the funding for the 
party has come from sponsors. 



"Nearly al I of the funds produced 
to finance the appearance of Bob 
Denver were generated from 
sources outside of the SA along 
withmoney saved u iihin ihc M.cial 
activities budget to dale. "said Rob 
Fulbright, SA president. "No 
money will be transferred from 
areas set aside for academic and 
educational activities to help bring 
Denver to our campus." 

Student Association officers 
have worked late nights for over a 
month on structure building to get 
ready for the party. "There will 
never be another party like this at 
Southern," said SA Finance Di- 
rector Tim Burrill. 

Students may get tickets for 
the party at 9:30 p.m. in front of 
the gym. Tickets will determine 
the winners of the door prizes. 
Students must show ID to get their 
tickets. In order to avoid long 
lines, only students and faculty 
will be allowed into the gym. 



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Camp, 






Recruitment week began on Each camp had a booth in the 
Jan. I2,withajointworshipinthe Student Center featuring unique 
cafeteria by the youth directors, aspects of their camp. Students 
A slide show featuring each camp were given the opportunity to talk 
was presented along with a small to each director and fill out sum- 
program put on by each of the mer camp applications Monday 
directors. through Wednesday. 




Sophomore Shelley Campbell fills out an application for s 
mer camp at NOSOCA Pines' booth. 



Senior Class Organization 



11 a.m., Brock 338 




Prizes, refreshments, and more. 
You won't want to miss Southern's 
Centennial Birthday Celebration, 



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Opinion 



Know What's 
Important 



I hate having to get back into school 
rightaftervacation. It makes me want to 
sayA'Ofi? (sorryforbeingsographic). 
But after a while. I get into my schedule 
and start to enjoy college life. And I 

guess that's what I'm trying to say 

enjoy college life! 

If you enjoy your college career, 
people will notice, and you'Ilget a lot of 
friends.... You know, now that I think 
about it. that's really what I'm trying to 
say. Forget what I said before. I didn't 
know what I was saying. 

You needalot of friends whileyou're 
in college. If you have a lot of friends, 
you'll be popular, and people will want 
to name their cows after you. ...That's 
really what I'm trying to say. Forget 
that stuff about having friends. I was 
just grabbing for anything. 

The important thing here is to get 
people to name their cows after you. If 
you accomplish that, I don't sec how 
you wouldn'tenjoy college life- -which 
takes me back to my original 
plan.:.. Alright, that's really what I'm 
trying to say. Always stick with your 
original plan. 

Seriously, know what's important in 
,: fe — and what" 



Letters to the Editor 



CK Doesn't Stand for Convenient Kitchen! 



Dear Editor: 

What is the CK. for? Sounds like a dumb 
question, but I'm starting to wonder. 

Why can't they get it (anything) straight? 

Point 1 - Is there a cut-off point when they 
stop serving breakfast or start serving lunch? 
If there is, the lime is different each day. I've 
been there twice after 10 a.m. this week and 
I've been told that they weren't serving lunch 
yet. I've been able to get lunch in the past at 
this time. They offered me breakfast, but I 
didn't want breakfast, which brings me to my 
second point. 

Point! - The last time I ate breakfast at the 
CK. I went straight back to the dorm and 
puked. Breakfast items are much too greasy!! 
It gets bad when you fill a napkin with grease 
when trying to get the grease off your prosase. 
Even McDonalds has loss grease than that. 

Point J- I've been late for work three times 
waiting for a take-out order. I don't mind 



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being late for work, but when I can't eat my 
food when I get to work? Why? Because I 
asked for the sandwich to be plain I don't 
know what plain means to the C.K.. but it 
means "nothing;" no mayo, no lettuce, no 
tomato. NO NOTHING ! The sandwich had 
mayo smothered all over it. 

Point 4 - Call-ins! They only take call-ins 
when it is convenient for them. I call-in an 
order so I can "try" to be at work on time since 
it takes a long lime for the food to be prepared. 
I've gone to the CK. twice after I found out 
they weren'ttaking call-ins to see if Icouldget 
some food anyway! I was told by the cashier 
the reason they weren't laking call-ins was 
because four workers called in sick. That's 
the fourth time I've heard that in two weeks. If 
workers can't be responsible enough, I don't 
know if I would want them working for me. 
Once or twice a month maybe, but to be sick 
three or four times in two weeks? 

TheCK. is the only I ood place open where 
we can use our ID cards between 8: 1 5 a.m. and 
1 p.m. Students have classes, have to make it 
to work, etc. We are told it's not good to go all 
day without eating, but when you have classes 
until 9:50 a.m. and you have to be at work by 
10:30 a.m. and be there till 5 p.m., it might just 
be helpful to be able local something between 
9:50 to 10:30 a.m. 

I would like to see a few things changed. 
Not just for my benefit, but for everybody's. 
- James Housand 




Sports 



Editorial 



Limit Your 
Resolutions 

By John Appel 



Alright, it's a new year and time for 
ail of our new resolutions. Perhaps 
your resolutions are to go on a diet, or 
maybe to let your hair grow until you 
obtain you're first 100% on a test. 
That's fine, but for some of us, we 
would wind up looking like "Cousin 
It" before our Einstein aspirations are 
obtained- I think resolutions are great 
as long as they are reasonable. You 
don't hear of the "Refrigerator Perry" 
saying, 'Til just eat lettuce and water, 
so I can eventually catch Barry Sand- 
ers on a dead run." Yeah right! 

These may not be the most realistic 
situations, but the fact is that some 
goals are probably just out of reach. 
However, things on our own campus 
can be helped through our new resolu- 
tions. If we can realize that it's impos- 
sible to do more than our best, then 
we'll begin to realize that we all make 
our share of mistakes. If we didn't 
make mistakes, I'm sure that we would 
be among other perfect people such as 
Khadaffi or Hussein. Noreally. they're 
perfect— just ask them! 

If we can keep our non-perfect atti- 
tudes in mind, whether it's on or off the 
court, things seem to be a bit more 
tolerable. And maybe, the referee was 
correct in calling that foul; that seems 
to be so impossible to believe. 



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Lifestyle 



What's Happening This Semester? 



By Brenda Pooley 



Well, we're all back for another semester 
of classes, late night cramming, and exams. 
But there's got to be more to look forward to 
than spring break and finishing this semester. 
We're in luck. There's much more to look 
forward to. The different clubs and organiza- 
tions have planned many events for us to 
attend to interrupt the monotony of our stud- 
In January and February, which always 
seems to be the longest months, the SA has 
kept busy planning. This Saturday night will 
1 probably hold the biggest event of the year. 
It's lime for the Island Party. The following 
weekend will give us a chance to try out our 
ice skating abilities in Knoxville. And then on 
Super Bowl Sunday, the showdown between 
the two best teams in the NFL can be seen 
somewhere on campus; with the help of the 
SA. 

February will be just as packed as January 
with the Valentines banquet on the 9th and the 
college bowl final. And each of us will have 
a chance to, choose next year's officers during 
the SA elections on February 13. Let's make 
sure they're as good as this year's. 

In March, we can look forward to 10 days 
of no school and just relaxation on the beach, 
the slopes, or maybe just bumming around at 
home. Then in April, the first Friday night, to 
be exact, the Destiny Drama group will be 
presenting its homeshow. From what I hear, 
this is a vespers you won't want to miss. The 
following weekend, the final event of the year 
will take place on Saturday. April 18. Straw- 
berry Festival will feature a slide show re- 
minding us of the fun and not-to-fun times of 
the 1991-92 school year. The yearbook will 
also be given out at this time. 







SA officers promote the Gilligan's Island Party at last Thursday's 



nbh. 



This semester will also feature some spe- parties for this upcoming semester. So if you 

ciai double credit assemblies. The contempo- are finding that you want more out of this 

raryChrisiiangroupAcappellawillbehereon semester than just studying for exams, then 

January21,andEpicBrassiscominginApril. check the clubs, bulletin boards. Chatter, 

The different clubs scattered throughout Accent.and WallsideJoumalnearestyou;and 

this campus also have planned campouts and have a great semester. 



Southern Students Will Have a New Place To Study 



By Suzanne LeUrkk 



A library is one of a college student's most 
useful tools. 

Southern's Mckee Library holds a total of 
2 1 5,480 educational units-which include the 
microfiche sources, article reference books, 
magazines, and 97,993 books. Sometimes, 
though, even this amount of educational ma- 
terial isn't enough for Southern students, 
especially during research paper time. 

Because of the need for more sources, 
many students drive- 25 to 30 minutes away to 
go to the UTC library, the next closest library. 

In the spring, however, UTC library may be 
seeing a lack of southern College students in 
Us chairs, aisles, and parking lots. This is 
because a new library is opening up, one that 
is only four minutes away. 

It will be called the Ooltewah-Collegedale 
Library branch of Hie Chattanooga-Hamilton 
County bicenlemii.il Library. 

The building will be located just after four 
corners on the left, near the medical center. 



Jane McFarland, director of the Chat- 
tanooga-Hamilton County Bicentennial Li- 
brary system, said construction has already 
begun, but this is only to get a head start before 
the cold weather hits. "It will hopefully be 
completed in the late spring of next year," she 

This new library will be a public library, 
which differs from a college library in a few 
ways. "Public libraries are very popular," said 
McFarland. "One reason is because they do a 
lot of work with children. Story hour is one 
service the library will provide for them." 

According to McFarland, the services of- 
fered to the children can also benefit college 
students who are looking for a chance to do 
volunteer work. 

Another way public and college libraries 
differ is found in their selection of reading 
material. "Public libraries do not have as 
many magazines as college libraries," said 
McFarland. 



"But," she added, "public libraries do have 
more popular reading materials in both the 
non-fiction and fictional categories. Cook- 
books, how-to books, and gardening books 
are examples of what you are likely to find in 
a public library. You don't see many of these 
books in college libraries." 

This new library will hold 40,000 books, 
and any resident within a 50-mile radius of it 
can be a member. In order to be considered a 
resident, a person needs to have a fixed ad- 
dress, McFarland said. 

The only problem college students may 
have with the library is its estimated hours. 
"The library will probably be open from nine 
in the morning to nine at night," McFarland 
said, "but we aren't sure of the exact times 
yet." 

"As for days of the week, the only thing we 
can estimate is that it won't be open more than 
two nights a week. It will probably be opened 
on Saturdays, though," she added. 



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Everyday Life... 

Camp Kulaqua Director Phil Younts plays with a baby tiger 
brought from the camp. 



Suppose the blind 

done in order for him 

physics involved and i 

If he knew al! of w 



The Blind Visionary 

m was a doctor Suppose lit' wjs an expert physi- 
1 ophthalmologist and knew exactly what had to be 
receive his sight. Let's just say that he knew all the 
procedures it would take to make him see. 
l Jesus would have lo accomplish to give him sight, 
would he have asked him? Would he have had enough faith in Jesus' 
ability and willingness that he could just let HIM do it? 

We as Adventists, like the blind man. are "experts." We know what has 
to be done if we are to receive our sight. You could say that we know all of 
the "physics and procedures" that must take place for us to be free from 
spiritual poverty and blindness. 

But have we found so many answers thai we forgot the Answer? Has 
our knowledge of "pathways" to salvation been the very tool Satan has used 
to keep us from crying out, "Jesus, thou Son of David, have mercy on me " 
Apparently the blind man could see. He saw that all the knowledge that he 
possessed could never give him the POWER that it took to set him free. 

From where we stand, freedom looks impossible. But from where Jesus 
stands, n ]s as good as done. Jesus proclaimed "It is finished!" nearly 
2,000 years ago! 

For one blind man. it was as simple as spit in the mud. For another it 
was a cry for mercy. For you . . . it could be as simple as one plain prayer 
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ACCENTENNIAL 



Hepatitis Cases 

Decline, Reports 

Health Service 

Reprinted from the Southern Ac cent, January 20, 1966 

The epidemic of infec- 
tious hepatitis that struck 
SMCafter Christmas, affect- 
ing nearly 75 persons is over 
according to Mrs. Marian 
Kuhlman, Health Service 
Director. She emphasized, 
however, that it is impos- 
sible to be completely sure 
for a period of many weeks, 
because a disease like this is 
very hard to trace. She ex- 
plained that it can by symp- 
tomaticaily over but that it 
can appear again after a few 
weeks. 

Mrs. Kuhlman said, 
"Gamma Globulin, a pro- 
tein blood fraction, is very 
effective in preventing the 
disease if taken within a 
week of exposure. The 
Health Service has given 
over 870 injections. Dr. T. 
C. Swinyar, campus physi- 
cian, has given well over 100 
and many students got in- 
fections before coming back 
to school. With such mas- 
sive protection we expect 
very few new cases to be 
reported. 

Gordon Madgwick, Dean 
of Student Affairs, said that 
the origin of the disease is 
still unknown. "The Hamil- 
ton County Health Depart- 
mentchecked the food.milk, 
and watersupplies and found 



They 

gave us a clean bill of 
health." 

Dr. Hans Lobel, an epi- 
demoligist from the Com- 
municable Disease Center 
in Atlanta, is on campus 
tracking down the source 
Madgwick explained. 

"Students that are unable 
to return to school before 
final exams will receive 
incompletes and every pos- 
sible consideration will be 
given them to help them 
catch up," said Dr. J. W. 
Cassell.AcadeinicDean. "If 
they cannot get back to 
school shortly after the new 
semester begins the limit for 
making up the incompletes 
will be extended into the 



Infectious hepatitis is 
caused by an as yet unknown 
virus. Fever, malaise, gas- 
tro- intestinal symptoms and 
jaundice constitute the clini- 
cal picture. The mortality is 
low. Complete bed rest and 
isolation for two weeks is 
required after the first symp- 
toms appear. Many of the 
persons with more severe 
cases may take six to eight 
weeks to regain their full 
strength and for the liver to 
again function normally. 



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January 17-18 

• Religion Renewal Weekend 
with Norman Yeager. 

Friday, January 17 

■ 8:00 p.m. - Vespers wilh Nor- 
man Yeager. 

Saturday, January 18 

- 9:00 & 11 :00 a.m. -Church 

• 5:30 p.m. - Evensong. 

- 10:00 p.m. -SA Island Party 
featuring Gilligan, a.k.a. Bob 
Denver! Don't forget your i.d. 

Sunday, January 19 

• 6:00 p.m. - Faculty and staff 
pizza party. 

Monday, January 20 

• Last day to add a class. 

• Last day for 90% tuition refund 
for withdrawals. 

• E. A. Anderson Lecture Series. 
8:00 p .n 

featuring Jerry Farmer 
1 ^^ | in Ackerman audito 



Tuesday, January 21 

• SENIORS, order gradu; 



• 11:00 a.m. -Senior Class Organi- 
zation in Brock Hall room 338. 

• 7:00 p.m. - Double credit assembly 
featuring Acappella in lies P.E. 
Center. 

Thursday, January 23 

■ 10:30 a.m. -Southern Celebrates 
the Centennial assembly in lies P. E. 
Center. 

January 24 -26 

• REVERSE WEEKEND! 

Friday, January 24 

• Last day to return textbooks until 
April buy back. 

• 8:00 p.m. - SC Orchestra vespers. 

Saturday, January 25 

• 9:00 & 1 1 :00 a.m. - Church serv- 
ices with Jim Herman. 

• 5:30 p.m. - Evensong. 

• Pizza and a movie in the cafeteria. 



• World Missions Week. 

Monday, January 27 

• Last day for 80% tuition refund fo 
withdrawals. 

■ 4:00 p.m. - Faculty meeting. 

« 7:00 p.m.- Joint worship with Larry. 

Colbum from World Missions in the 

church. 

• E. A. Anderson Lecture Series. 

Thursday, January 30 

• 11:00 a.m. -World Missions assem- 
bly in the church. 

AROUND THE TOWN 

January 17 -31 

• Lookout Mountain presents an 
exhibit of postcards illustrating civil 
war battlefields. 

January 17-25 

• The Backstage Playhouse presents 
"How the Other Half that Loves" at 
8:15 p.m. every Saturday night. For 
more information about the tickets for 
the show and the dinne 
that they also provide, 
call 629-1565. 





What do discounted Little Debbies and 
religion have in common? They are both 
things Victor Czerkasij looks forward to on 

w VI e When he wi " s P eak at Southern's 
Week of Spiritual Emphasis 

Czerkasij, an '83 theology graduate of 
Southern and current chaplain and history 
teacher of Kahili Adventist School on the 
island of Kauai, Hawaii, will present "Walk in 
the Light." 

Assistant Chaplain Jeff Gang said "This 
week is for everyone on the road of life 
Whether they know Him intimately or shove 
Him in a closet, this week can make a differ- 
anystudent'slife." Gang is helping to 
coordinate the event through the CARE of. 

Manystudentsmayre-dedicatethemselves 
during this week. Senior Michelle Schroer 
comments, "Being in a Christian school, this 
week is an added time to stop and think about 
your personal relationship with God " 

After the vespers Friday night, students 
will share in footwashing and then an Agape 
least in the cafeteria. Gang said the week will 
... '„ ..~, e of spiritual renewal where students 
■ again focus on walking in the light " 
Any student interested in performing special 
music or in participation on the platform can 
speak with Gang in the CARE office. 

Southern Gets 
Cheerleaders 

By Lois Tibbetts 
Thecrowd roars as Southern College scores 



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Southern's Enrollment Holds On ^t^F^ = -^^- 

^**MRM\,K lt , 11U1US KJH versity s football team, and the Southern 
By Rob H on ell cheerleaders are jumping excitedly, shaking 

theirpompons and yelling, "Yea team' Yea 
team!" 

Wait a minute! Southern doesn't play 
intercollegiate sports, although it did recently 
invent a mascot, alias Dobber. Butinits 100th 
year. Came Applebury, a transfer student 
Iran Loma Linda University, has formed 
Cheerleaders for Christ," a cross between 
Desbny Drama and Gym-Masters 

Applebury isn't letting a small detail like 
no intercollegiate sports keep her from form- 
ing a witnessing tool. "One can witness through 
anything, including cheerleading," she said 



college has had since the 1979-1980 school 
year when the head count was 1 ,843 students. 
Every year there is a drop from first semester 
to second semester, but this year the drop was 
only 1.3 percent. 

Southern 's president Dr. Don Sahly said he 
believes the economy has a lot to do with 
enrolment. "When the economy is down 
people feel the need to continue their educa- 
tion to ensure themselves of a steady job." 
Sahly sa,d he believes students chose to stay 
at Southern because they are happy, and the 
reason they are happy is because, "We don't 
just teach how to get through college we 

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The purpose of Cheerleaders for Christ is lo 
use school spirit. The members will be 



News 



Student Association 
Elections Are Coming 

B\ : James Pules 

Undoubtedly, there are an as- sembly speech and the Feb. 20 

sortment of students who want to press conference into a central 

be Student Association officers theme. 

next year. Mandy Myers, SA Fulbright feels several issues 
executive vice-president, smiled will need to be addressed by the 
at the thought. "It takes a lot of upcoming SA administration, 
dedication," she said. "You have Most important will be more in- 
to really enjoy working for other teraction with the college admini- 
people." stration on behalf of the students. 
The year has barely passed its Also important for the future 
midpoint, yet SA elections are administration will be to hold on 
just around the corner. The search to the social accomplishments of 
isonforstudenis who will assume this year's SA. Myers feels next 
the roles of SA officers for the year's administration will need to 
1992-93 school year. re-emphasize the unity and open- 
Setting out on an S A campaign ness which she feels made work- 
is not easy todo. "Last year at this ing in S A this year such a reward- 
time, I was really nervous," Myers ing experience, 
said. "But I had to be willing to For the majority of students 
take the chance that people would who arc not running for office, the 
likewhatlwantedtodoforthem." elections will mean an important 
The build-up to the elections choice which will shape social 
starts Feb. 3 when petitions will activities and student-adminisrra- 
be available for prospective can- tional policies. "We must evalu- 
didates. These petitions will be ate the candidates carefully," said 
returned by Feb. 5 with a short, Myers. "After all, we are entrust- 
written platform to describe the ing the social and legislative ac- 
candidate's credentials and ambi- tivities of the coming school year 
tions — which will be printed in to them." 
the Accent . The real campaign- For those who consider run- 
ing begins Feb. 10. ning for office, Fulbright offers 
To run a successful campaign, encouragement. "Is it worth it? 
SA president Rob Fulbright sug- It's definitely worth it — worth the 
gests, "Find some friends who friendships, worth the experience, 
will work with you." He also You know, it's an exciting feeling 
advocates tying the Feb. 18 as- being in the middle of things." 



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Music Department Will 
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The Music Department will nual concerts came from the 
present its annual Pops Concert Boston Pops," says Music De- 
Saturday, Feb. 1, at 8 p.m., in the partmcnt chairman Marvin 
Iles.Physical Education Center. Robertson. "Pops concerts fea 

Southern's symphony orches- ture music that's familiar 

tra, concert band. Die Meistersin- people." Each group will perform 

ger and Somethmg Special will for aboul 20 minutes each and 

perform a variety of music, rang- will perform a variety of'love 

■ng from popular to fo k music. songs, selections from Broadway 

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• The Journalsim Department is sponsoring Career 
Shadow Month in February. Sign up now in the 
department office. 

Music 

• Southern Scholars will have vespers at Dr. Wilma 
McClarty's house on Feb. at 7:30 p.m. Worship credit 
will be given. 

• The Music Department will present its annual Pops 
Concert on Saturday, Feb. I , at 8 p.m. in lies p E 
Center: The concert will feature the SC Concert Band 
SC Symphony Orchestra, Die Meistersinger, and Some- 
thing special, 

• Canadian singer Daniel Lichti will perform on Feb. 1 1 
at 8 p.m. hj Ackerman Auditorium. 

Religion 

• Elder CD. Brooks, field secretary for the GC, ad- 
dressed the Student Ministerial Association at' their 
recent Renewal Retreat held in Lynn Wood Hail Janu 
ary 17-18. 

• All who have signed-up for the Ellen G. White estate 
trip during srping break need to meet on Thursday, Jan 
30, at 6 p.m. in Brock Hall 2 1 7. 

• The Student Ministerial Association presents EJE. 
Cleveland with a special presentation on evangelism 
He will be at Pierson Chapel (Religion Building) Feb 
12 at 2 p.m. 

■ The CARE film festival will be showing "On The 
Edge," a movie dealing with Christianity and God's 
love. Feb. 1 at 3:30 p.m. Bring blankets and pillows to 
the cafeteria for this Sabbath afternoon activity. 

Testing and Counseling 

■ The Health Careers Emphasis and Fair was held Jan. 
1 6. Dick Schaefer, director of community relations for 
Loma Linda University Medical Center, focused on 
"Daring to Care" in his special presentation. 

• Opportunities '92, a liberal arts career fair will be hcij 
on Febraury 14, at the Chattanooga Convention and 
Trade Center. Representatives from prospective em- 
ployers and graduate schools will be on hand to inter- 
students. 



News 



SA Gilligan's Island Party (Jan. 18) Photo Feature 




More Ice-Skating 
Trips Are Planned 

By Darren Williams 

Andy Wilson, senior religion major and 
native of Maine, has organized ice-skating 
trips to Knoxville for Southern students since 
last year. 

Although the skating trips have not been 
widely publicized, Wilson intends to organize 
at least one per month for the rest of this year. 
He is also working with the skating rink and 
Southern on renting the rink exclusively for 
Southern students on a Saturday night in 
March. He plans to involve the SA in the 
activity. 

Students who enjoy ice-skating or would 
like to give it a try can sharpen their blades and 
keep their eyes and ears open for a 
ments of upcoming trips. 



Senior Harvey Hillyer and Sophomore Travis Stirewalt (top left) did a Milli \ 
contest. The lip sync "Lollvpop" (top right) took first place. Students watch 
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Cheerleaders, ftom P i 



working in conjunction with four-hour clinic with Tennessee 
CABLandCAREministries.such Temple Jan. 19-26 and practiced 



helping with a blood drive, 
visiting students in the hospital 
and visiting such plai 
phanages. But her goals don 'tend 



3 and a half hours each evening 
n preparation for tryouts in front 
of apanel of judges from Tennes- 

Cheerleaders for Christ will 

"We're going to be more than include Applebury, captain; Kim 

girls in mini-skirts screaming," Henski, co-captain; Kim Pitman, 

she said. Cheerleaders for Christ co-captain; Patsy Pupo, secretary; 

will visit junior high and high Dawn Fentress, assistant secre- 

schools to perform skits promot- tary; Traci Clodfelter; Jennifer 

ing drug and alcohol-free lives. Fox, Grace Ort and Shelley Pat- 

"I want upstanding girls in the terson. (The guys will be an- 

community; girls that are moti- nounced at a later date.) 
vated. We will be here to help and Each member < 



bring school cheer and 1 
example for the school," Apple- 
bury said. Not only did she screen 
applicants through a question- 
naire, they also participated in a 



1 purchase a 
liform, made by Kathy Hauge, 
non-current accounts collector at 
Southern, for a nominal fee. Par- 
ticipants will also buy pompons 
and related items on their own. 

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Gym-Master Coaches Have 
Trips and Shows on Their Minds 



Bv Chad Nash 



Trips and shows are big on the 
minds of Gym-Masters coaches 
Ted Evans and Steve Jaecks. 
According to Jaecks, the team will 
take 17 trips before their home 
shows at Southern April 4 and 5. 

The traveling shows are held at 
various local junior high schools, 
Madison Academy, Highland 
Academy and Forest Lake Acad- 
emy. "1 enjoyed our recent trip to 



Mt. Pisgah Academy and the NBA 
half-time show for the Charlotte 
Hornets because my family was 
able to see the team perform," 
said Kim Fraser. 

The team has 44 team mem- 
bers, which is eight more than last 
year's team. "The increased size 
creates an even more exciting 
show," said John Henline, a sec- 
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Yes, Another Date 
Editorial! 

ByDarylCole 
I really don't know what to say. There 
are no pressing issues that I need to com- 
ment on. So, I guess I'll make this some 
kind of date editorial. (Those of you who 
are sick of the date editorials... deal with 
it!) Thisone'sforaspecificdate— theSA 
Valentine Banquet. 

Maybe you haven't had a date ali year 
because everyone's heard about your 
strange obsession with farm animals. Or 
maybe you broke up with your boyfriend 
or girlfriend and haven't showered in six 
weeks. Maybe you've been with same 
person so long, your relationship is as 
stale as the rolls in the cafeteria. (Creativ- 
ity can help — withthereIationship t thatis. 
The rolls need culinary help or some- 
thing.) 

Then again, maybe not. 
Either way, the SA Valentine Banquet 
is a good way to get the romance back or 
just have fun. Now, I've heard students 
say they don't have money 10 go to the 
banquet The Accent would like to help. 
I've decided to help five couples with 
tickets. Here's bow it works. The first 
five students (Accent staff excluded) who 
bring the Accent to me, in my office, after 
5 p.m. today, will get free tickets to the 
banquet. I must be in my office— no- 
where else. Good luck! 



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Letters to the Editor 



What Happened To Senior Parking at Talge' 



Dear Editor: 

It's approximately I a.m., and you're a 
senior driving into the "senior" parking lot at 
Talge Hall to park your car. Just then you 
realize that the lot is full. Not just full of cars 
of visitors, guests, and underclassmen, but full 
of a basketball court. Don't get me wrong. I 
love basketball, and I think it was a great idea 
to put in an outdoor court, but why there? The 
problem could have been so easy to fix. Put 
the court somewhere else! 

Seniors this year had to fight to get reserved 
parking and now that wc have it, we can never 
use it if we stay out past 10:30 p.m. This will 
be a problem not only this year for seniors, but 
all underclassmen who think that they are 
going to have reserved parking their senior 



There is plenty of space in other areas of 
Talge Hall parking lot that are never used. 
Why didn't they put the court there? Why 
didn't the seniors who park there vote on it? 
And what happens if a car is damaged by a 
basketball etc. with parking only several feet 
away from the court? These are questions that 
will probably never be answered. 

My only suggestion is this. Since the court 
is already there and they probably won 't move 
it, let us park there from 7 p.m. till 9 a.m. This 
would at least bring back a little bit of the 
reserved senior parking convenience. 

Obviously, there are many problems with 

this "arrangement", and these sentiments I 

feel are felt by many other upset seniors. I just 

hope it's not too late to make some changes. 

-Kevin A. Snider 



Why No Variety In Special Music? 



Dear Editor; 

Why doesn't Southern College have more 
variety in its special music? It can't be from 
a lack of good musicians. Southern has a 
talented music program: choral groups, an 
orchestra, and band. While these groups per- 
form agreat deal of the music, alack of variety 
other than these groups remains to be seen. 

I have noticed that the majority of special 
music is vocal solos and they tend to be the 
same three or four people. Nothing against 
them, I just prefer a little more variety in 
music. It sometimes seems that we have fallen 
in a rut and can't get out. 



What happened to all the instrumental 
music? There are many talented musicians to 
choose from in the band and orchestra alone, 
but rarely have I seen any of them perform a 
solo or duet. I can remember only five (at the 
most) that have performed for vespers or 
Thatcher Sabbath School this school year. 

So whatdo I suggest to solve this dilemma? 
Iproposethatwhoeverselects the music should 
go to one of the music professors for names of 
people that could add some variety to South- 
ern's special music program. Surely, they 
could supply some names of musicians that 
are able to perform and do a good job. 

•Jason Peterson 



JUST say NO... 




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Sports 



Editorial 



"AA" Basketball 
Teams Seam 
Fairly Even 

By John Appet 



For once in the history of basket- 
ball, there is a fairly even "AA" 
league. It seems that year in and 
year out there is always a best team 
and a worst team. For example, the 
team I was privileged to play with 
last year was so bad that we thought 
we were doing good when we were 
down by 30 points. Then, on the 
other hand, some teams are so good 
that they won't lose no matter how 
many "granny" shots they put up. 

Of course a couple teams are 
ahead of the rest, but at least every 
team has one or more wins to their 
name. Several games have come 
down to the wire and a couple late 
comebacks have been seen. In the 
Taylor-Showalter game, Taylorwas 
up by as much as 15 points in the 
second half. With some tough de- 
fense and scraping offense, Show- 
alter's team fought back to loseonly 
by two. 

It'snicetobeabletogotoagarne 
and not know who is going to lose 
by a tremendous amount. Agameis 
always fun togoto this year because 
there's the possibility of winning. 
It's true that winning isn't every- 
thing, but it is nice to experience 
once in a while. 




Freshman Alex Rodriquez attemps a lay up shot during a basketball game 
Tuesday night. 



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What Is Acappella? 



The music group Acappella has become a 
leader in the acappella music industry with 
close harmonies and themes of praise and 
glory. Although their music and backgrounds 
may be known, some may have questions 
unanswered. 

What is the difference between Acappella 
and AVB (Acappella Vocal Band)? "AVB is 
geared toward young adolescents with more 
vocal percussion and some rap, whereas 
Acappella iried to cover a gamut of styles 
including gospel, reggae and the like," said 
George Pendergrass. lead singer. AVB and 
Acappella arc under the same music ministry, 
but utilize different sounds and singers. 

Of the non-inslrument bands, Take Six has 
also grown in popularity. Acappella's bari- 
tone Wayne Dean comments, "Take Six is an 
extremely talented group utilizingjazz chords 
combined with rhythms. The difference is, we 
try to keep our chords and tunes simple so that 
people can recall and sing them." 

The band was started in 1982, but not until 
1988 did the members stay the same. This 
then became an older, more settled group, and 
provided a stable change for familymembers. 
Because of this dedication to family, Acap- 
pella does not use female vocals. "In my 
personal opinion," said Pendergrass, "the 
reason we do not have females in the band is 
the commitment to family and children. It 
wouldn't be good to have families split while 
louring." 

queness to the group is the ability to a new 
sounds for each song. When doing 




The Christian group Acappella performed at Southern on Jan. 21 



prodi 

asked how they came up with these sounds. 
Pendergrass said, "Trial and error. Actually, 
some sounds can only be produced in the 
studio or with the right microphones, but I try 



sound each night and ifit works, I keep ies if needed or generate activity and excite- 

it. We try to show the versatility of the ment for the continual service and praise to 

^ e - God. "Our goals are merely to spread a 

As the band reaches out in missionary work message of encouragement and glorifying. 

Brazil, Mexico, and several countries, they We want people to know that it's enjoyable to 

give Bible stud- be a Christian." 



Strawberry Festival *92 Means Live Special Effects and More 




Strawberry Festival! These two words 
catch most Southern students' attentions when 
[hey think of a good time. 

This year, those words will mean: music, 
live special effects, more screens, more art 
and graphic work, and more slides. 

"This is definitely going to be one of the 
best shows that this campus will ever see," 
said Ed Schneider, co-producer of Strawberry 
Festival with Mike Magursky. The staff has 
been working all year preparing for the show 
that will be held April 18 in the gym. 

Currently, the staff is working on fine- 
tuning slides and music and graphic ideas, 
along with the special effects planned for the 
evening. 

The Strawberry Festival staff that are di- 
rectly involved with the show include: Ma- 
gursky, Schneider, Sherrie Plait, Andy McCon- 
nell, Travis Stirewalt and sponsor Doug Walter. 
"We are a pretty tight-knit group that have a 
lot of fun working together Fo put together an 
: show," said Magursky. 



Strawberry Festival staff work on the show. Pictured are Junior Sherrie Piatt, a 
^nionndl, hd Schneider, and Mike Magursky. 



Features 




Everyday Life... 

Students gathered in the Student Center Tuesday night to 
watch the President's State of the Union Address. 



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ACCENTENNIAL 



Frizbee Craze Hits 
New Record Heights 

Reprinted from the Southern Accent, October 13, 1977 



As a sport* Frisbee has 
come into its own in the last 
10 years. Beginning as a 
simple game of toss and 
catch, it has advanced to a 
highly skilled sport. Play- 
ers rate classifications such 
as Master and World Class 
Master and a World Cham- 
pionship meet is held annu- 
ally at the Rose Bowl. Com- 
petitive Frisbee events from 
Freestyle to Frisbee Golf 
have established tourna- 
ments scheduled across the 
country throughout the 
year. 

Frisbee changed course 
with the introduction of die 
Professional model in 1968, 
the later founding of the In- 
ternational Frisbee Associa- 
tion (now 80,00 members) 
and codification of stan- 
dards,rulesandregulations 
for Frisbee games. 

The first IFA sponsored 
World Championship tour- 
nament was held in 1974 
and attracted over lOOcom- 
petitors of Frisbee Master 
rank from across the coun- 
try. Now an annual event, 
the tournament offers 
World Championship titles 
in: Overall, Distance, Ac- 
curacy. Freestyle, Frisbee 
Golf, Ultimate, and Guts. 

Frisbee discs are every- 



where today. High schools 
and universities are initiat- 
ing classes in the sport, ar- 
ticles on Frisbee have ap- 
peared in such magazines 
as Sports Illustrated, 
Women Sports, and Time. 
Television networks film 
major Frisbee tournaments 
andnewspapersreportFris- 
bee events along with base- 
ball and football. 

It's a fast-moving team 
sport combining qualities 
of soccer and basketball. 
Played on a field, seven 
players to a team, the Fris- 
bee is moved from player 
to player by passing. Goals 
are scored by throwing to a 
team member in the end 
zone. Played intercolle- 
giately, interscholastically. 
and by various clubs, the 
1975 Intercollegiate cham- 
pion is Rutgers University. 

A fast, furiously com- 
petitive team sport in which 
the Frisbee has been 
clocked at nearly 100 mph. 
Two learns of three players 
face each other across a 15- 
yardneutralzone. Thedisc 
is thrown across this zone, 
points being scored for wild 
throws or missed catches. 
Throws must be caught 
cleanly in one hand. 



Entertainment 



Up and Down the Stairs... 



Here we are in a sort of post "Gilligon's Island 
Party" euphoria and "Super Bowl" madness (other- 
wise known as (he January blalis). Actually it's such 
a yuefcy day (rain, fog, wind — a cold from is passing 
through), that I decided to visit around in Hackinan 
a little hit before venturing out. General biology 
students are learning the bones of the frog skeleton; 
basic mkrooiulogy lab is learning ho v. in stain bac- 
teria (lots of luck! i; Sont Ik-rh.Tiiiv ipk-ndcnl in hi-; 
usual suit and lie) was grading genetics papers; 
Sheila Bonjour (in sterile while) and Su/.y Mazai (in 
a bright red sweater with all sorts of crocheted bo- 
[linicjlolijeusaifcichcd ton) were grading lab tests; 
and DavidHuffw.fs mi xinj; sun I'tower seeds, chicken 
scratch, and granola scraps for the ornithology stu- 
dents to place on their feeders (there's a project in 
there someplace). Suiy announced thai they had 
placed several drops of oil and lemon on the auto- 
clave to ameliorate die bacterial odors— so far it 
wasn't working! Well, let's get outside and the first 
person we run into is Harvey Hillyer in his fleece- 
lined coat. Harvey just got a haircut, but die surprise 
of the '90s is that Mike Magursky also has a haircut 
the now looks like a cross between Ronald Reagan 
and Floyd Greenleaf!). Anyway, Mike thoughi it 
would havebeen hilarious if he had won a giftcertifi- 
cate to Hair Designers at the Southern Centennial 
Celebration. Speaking of that, 1 have never seen 



anyone quite so ecstatic as Joe Cirigliano was wnen he 
won the $300. I hope someone got a picture of him 
kneeling on the platform kissing the three $ 100 bills in- 
dividually. 

Here comes smiling Brent Goodge (in his "SEC 
Champions Tennessee Vols" sweatshirt) We were 
walking by one of the many tittle metal signs that 
Grounds Department has placed hither and yon. This 
one has a large dragonfly emblazoned on it. Some 
desperate person has attached a bright red heart thereon 
with the message "Kiss Me, I Gave Blood Today." 
And. have you noiiced tiie irov-jvc pillars guarding the 
little parking lot between Lynn Wood and DanielLs 
Halls'? They're at k-fSM 3 feci sqiuiv jikI range in height 
from 2 1/2 to 6 ft. I pn.:\unu.- iii.n tights will be installed 
on top of them in due time. 

OK— let's check out some cars and their plates in 
the next parking lot. Most of diem were from Hamilton 
County but there was a Trans Am from OK (Oklahoma 
isOK).anAudi4O00platestates"I(redheart)SARAK; - ' 
an Econolme van with the announcement "I'm Unit 
#B 1 043" and Ihen there's a Volkswagen from Pennsyl- 
vania (Keystone Slate) with lots of stickers: "SC Vil- 
lage," "This vehicle protected by auto security sys- 
tems." "Republic of Costa Rica." "Pastor" plus a blue 
cross, "Membership in the commonwealth of Pennsyl- 
vania expires U-9I"— not to mention the baby shoes 
hanging from themirror. Whoowns this car — is it lost? 



By E.O. Grundset 

...In December 

Well, here comes flame-haired Tonya Crangle 
from Memphis in her bulky green, pink and lavender 
sweater on her way to computer class and David 
Swinyar from Orlando in his blue, lavender and 
green jacket on his way to KR's Place. Also on the 
sidewalk down by Talge were Dcanna Moore from 
Charlotte inabnll iam green and lavender sweater on 
her way lo work on a music project and Beth Edgmon 
also from Orlando in a very bright red sweater about 
to do some quantitative business methods. 

Hey, it's starting to rain so better check inio 
Wright Hall. 1 was almost run down by affable Doug 



proceeded up to KR 's Place where I ordered a "Jac- 
que Specia!"justas they were locking the doors. 1 did 
a double take when [ saw Amy Wash and Novelle 
Burke together— they look more like some actual 
blood relations. They turn out to be room-mates but 
talk about everyone having a double, this proves it. 
In spite of the inclement weather there are some 
bright spots: red holly berries, orange-red Nandeena 
Li;i>i P'-Tf:- mill ■ '<: ■■■:;-.■ • 

clinging io the beech trees, the rosy-lavender orna- 
mental cabbage, and. of course, the hordes of Robins 
and Bluebirds that have inundated our campus re- 
cently. All of these beauties add color to January Up 
and Down the Stairs. 



THE FAR SIDE 



By GARY LARSON 




Calvin and Hobbes 



by Bill WaUerson 




Viewpoints 



What do you think of Reverse Weekend? 




Who do you want to run for SA president? 




B 



Arts and Entertainment Calendar 



Friday, January 31 

• Last day Seniors, to order 
announcements at the Campus 
Shop. 

• 8:00 p.m. - Vespers with 
ADRA. 

Saturday, February 1 

• 9:00 & 11:00a.m. -Church 
service with Gordon Bietz. 

■ 3:30 p.m. -CARE Film Festival 
featuring "On The Edge" in the 
cafeteria. 

• 6:00 p.m. - Evensong. 

• 8:00 p.m. - Pops Concert in the 
lies P.E. Center. 

February 2 - 7 

• Week of Spiritual Emphasis 
with Victor Czerkasij. 

Sunday, January 19 

• 7:00 p.m. - Evening meeting at 
the church. 

Monday, January 20 

^^^^asUlay for 70% tuition refund 
for withdrawals. 

S^^^ • 7:00 p.m. - Evening 
meeting in the church. 
• 8:00 p.m. -Ted 
^^J Ramirez will speak at 



the E. A. Anderson Lecture Series. 

Tuesday, January 21 

• 11:00 a.m. -Double credit assem- 
bly with Victor Czerkasij. 

• 7:00 p.m. - Evening meeting in the 
church. 

Wednesday, February 5 

• 7:00 p.m. - Evening meeting in the 
church. 

Thursday, February 6 

• 1 1:00 a.m. - Double credit assem- 
bly with Victor Czerkasij. 

• 7:00 p.m. - Evening meeting in the 
church. 

Friday, February 7 

• 8:00 p.m. - Vespers with Victor 
Czerkasij. 

Saturday, February 8 

• 9:00 & 1 1 :00 a.m. - Church serv- 
ices with Victor Czerkasij. 

• 6:00 p.m. - Evensong. 

• Pizza and a movie in the cafeteria. 

Sunday, February 9 

• SA Valentines Banquet. 



Monday, January 27 

■ Last day for 60% tuition refund for 
withdrawals. 

• 3:30 p.m. - Faculty senate. 

■ 8:00p.m. -Richard Leftwich will 
speak at the E.A. Anderson Lecture 
Series. 

Tuesday, February 11 

• 7:00 p.m. - Baritone, Daniel Lichti 
will perform at Ackerman. 

Wednesday, February 12 

• 7:00 p.m. - Rees Series in lies P.E. 

Thursday, February 13 

• SA Pep Day! 

• 1 1 :00 a.m. - SA Election Speeches it 
lies P.E. Center. 

• 7:00 p.m. - Rees Series in the lies 
P.E. Center. 

AROUND THE TOWN 

January 31- February 2 

• The "greatest show oi 
coming to the UTC arei 
7469 for more infor- 
mation to see the 
Ringling Brothers and 
the Barnum & Bailey 
Circus. 



earth" is 
a. Call 266- 



1— — 

Happy Valentine's D ay from the Southern Accent! 



Southern i 

Lccent m 




February 13, 1992 



Junior Shell! Senior fixes her corsage at the SA Valentine Banquet Sunday "night 



SA Valentine 
'An Evening 



Banquet Was 
of Elegance' 



Southern Students 

Are Recycling 

Cardboard Boxes 

For McKee 



Southern is providing temporary employ- 
ees for the McKee box recycling plant The 
college recently signed a six-month contract 
to fill vacancies in this part of McKee Foods 
Corporation. 

The program will send Southern temporar- 
ies to McKee until the college builds a facility. 
Box recycling will then be the newest campus 
' industry. 

The building is planned to be completed 
near the former broom shop by summer. "The 
program is bringing new money instead of just 
circulating inside money." said Southern's 
personnel director Elsworth Hetke. Six stu- 
dents are now employed. This number will 
increase as McKee employees transfer to other 
positions in the company. Applicants to the 
McKee-run program still have to follow 
Mckee's hiring procedures. 

Starting pay is $5.50 per hour. Each of the 
three shifts will be split into four-hour shifts. 
"Our aim is to employ as many students as 
possible," said Hetke. 

Southern Will 

Celebrate Black 

History Next Week 



By Stacy Gold 



High atop a mountain, overlooking Chat- 
tooga, nestled among the hills and trees is a 
Medieval fortress called the Fairyland Club 

Back in Collegedale, men in tuxedos, car- 
rying roses, awaited their ladies in Thatcher 
HalL Meeting their ladies, the men escorted 
hem, J^ 6 A " Evenin S of Elegance," the 
Feh o L"" S year s SA Valentine Banquet, 
feb. 9. More than 300 students attended. 

Winding roads and cobblestone led to the 
count .i W3S S Cold n '8 h1 ' and upon entering, 
couples were greeted by Dobber, SA mascot 

«ndSr'S. dSn| * lh wilh chandeliers and 
candlelight. One could see the cily lights from 



the window. The tables were decorated with 
goblets containing goldfish. 

"The atmosphere was romantic and en- 
chanting, and my date was the highlight of the 
evening. She decided to name her goldfish 
Napoleon and Josephine," said Junior Joel 
Henderson. 

The banquet began with music from a string 
quartet. Flashes from cameras could be seen 
everywhere as students picked their favorite 
picture spots to remember the night from. 
Sophomore Rebecca Villanueva said "My 



Students will celebrate a national aware- 
ness of Black-African culture during Black 
History Week Feb. 17-22. Beta Kappa Tau 
Club will participate in many planned func- 
tions. 

Beta Kappa Tau will set up a Black-African 
Culture exhibit in the Student Center from 10 
a.m. to 4 p.m., and will direct both dorm 
worships all week. Neurosurgeon Ben Car- 
son, famous for his successful separation of 
Siamese twins, will speak for vespers and 
both church services Feb. 21 and 22. The 
Chattanooga Choral Society will perform for 
joint worship Feb. 18. at 7 p.m. Joseph 
McCoy will speak at assembly Feb. 20. With 
several other activities still in the making, 
Beta Kappa Tau Club has a full schedule 
ahead of them. 



News 




Senior Andy McConnell prepares video segments Monday 
night for Southern Today, a video news program for stu- 
dents. The program is shown during mealtimes in the back 
of the cafeteria on every other Tuesday. The next showing i; 
Feb. 18. It is produced by the video production class and is 
sponsored by the Journalism and Communication Depart- 
ment. 



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Southern Student Meets 
Her Sister For First Time 



What do Carrie Applebury, a 
junior religion major, Gina 
Marshall, and Dana Powers have 
in common? They're sisters. 

On Jan. 31 Carrie, Gina and 
Dana came together for the first 
time. Carrie had not seen Gina in 
1 years and had never met Dana. 

Carrie said sherecently learned 
that her farther had been married 
to several different women be- 
sides her mother. She figured she 
had at least another sibling, and 
Gina turned out to be the mystery 



sibling. Over Christmas break 
Carrie learned of the location of 
her sisters and contacted them. 

Carrie said she may have other 
siblings and she's going to find 
out. "I prayed about finding my 
sister Gina, andnow I feel nothing 
is missing," she said. Carrie said 
she gained a blessing in searching 
for Gina because she learned she 
had yet another sister, Dana. "I'm 
so happy," Carrie said, "and I'm 
so thankful." 




'Love and Relationships' 
To Be Presented For Ves- 
pers on Valentine's Day 



"Love and Relationships" will 
be presented by Ed Lamb, chair- 
man of Behavioral Science De- 
partment, for the Feb. 14 vespers 
at 8 p.m. 

"It's easy to look at a couple 
early in a relationship and be criti- 
cal or judgmental because of the 
infatuation factor. Love is all 
stages. It's a continual growing 
and developing into arelationship 
that shows caring," said Lamb. 
He will seek to use biblical and 
personal examples to explain 
practical aspects of love as seen 
through the lives of others. 

Lamb would like to show stu- 
dents that the "number one emo- 
tional need is appreciation. It's 
important to grow in a relation- 
ship. Evidence of this is meeting 
the emotional and spiritual needs 
of the other person. Their needs 
are just like yours." 

Love, in its many dimensions, 
will be the underlying theme of 



the program. CARE Ministries 
Director Jeff Gang said, "As I was 
looking through the calendar I 
realized CARE vespers fell on 
Valentine's Day and decided to 
tackle themeaningoflove. There 
are three key decisions my mother 
told me I would make: first, my 
relationship to God; second, my 
career; and third, the person I'd 
spend the rest of my life with. At 
Southern, we spend a lot of time 
focusing on God and careers, but 
we rarely talk about relationships 
and that's what this vespers is 
about." 

Destiny Drama Company will 
perform, and CABLE Cafe will 
be held afterwards. 

"OurSaviorhad the same needs 
and sought out human relation- 
ships the same as we do today," 
said Lamb. "God has given us a 
responsibility to demonstrate a 
caring love to other people and be 
a reflection of His love." 



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\ News 

Thatcher Will Have a Planned Fire Drill 



A fire drill in Thatcher Hall 

/ill test the new fire detection 

| system Feb. 17 at 11:30 p.m. The 

drill has been announced because 

[ the deans want full participation. 

The installation of Thatcher's 

new fire detection system is 

complete. The new alarms are 

"super sensitive," according to 



Associate Dean of Women Lydia 
Rose. One detector was set off by 
the overuse of a hairdryer. A 
network connects each detector to 
the Security Department. When a 
detector is activated, Security 
instantly knows where to respond 
and direct help. 



Southern Students Will Visit 
London for Spring Break 



y Darren Williams 



Most students at Southern make 
I big plans for Spring Break. 
Whether it's skiing in Coloradoor 
lying on the beach in Florida, 
everyone has something to do. 
But have students ever thought 
about going to London? 

Samuel James, English and 
German teacher at Collegedale 
Academy, will sponsor a trip 
i during Spring Break. So far only 
10 Southern students and a few 
faculty members have signed up 
logo. There isstillplentyofroom 
available. 

The trip will begin Thursday, 
Feb. 27 at Atlanta International 



Airport and will end there on 
Sunday, Mar. 8. Students can 
basically make up their own sched- 
ule and do what they want to while 
in London. The trip does not 
count for any credit hours and, 
according to James, is "not an 
organized tour where we plan to 
stay together." 

This trip to London is a great 
opportunity to visit another coun- 
try. Participants can see what 
they want to see and do what you 
want to do. Any student inter- 
ested in reserving a spot can con- 
tact James at Collegedale Acad- 



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Club/Department News 



Admissions 

• International students attending Southern must pay a 
$3000 deposit on top of their regular rutition fee. 
Although this money is applied to their bill, students a 
discouraged by such a large sum up front. The 
International Club is exploring the possibilty of drop- 
ping the extra $3000. 

Church 

• Collegedale Church invites all SC students to come and 
enjoy "Family Night" on Wednesdays. There will be 
dinner, evening worship, and classes/activities. The 
classes include "Adventist Issues," "Money Madness," 
"I Can Do It Myself," and "Parenting Young Children." 
Call the church office for more information. 

Journalism 

•Pam Harris, journalism professor, is one of eight final- 
ists for the Ketchum Public Relations "Smart" Grant 
The recipient of the grant will receive an $8000 scholar- 
ship. Mrs. Harris is currently working on her Ph.d in 
the communication field at the University of Tennessee, 
. Knoxvjlle. 

Music 

• The Music Department will present a Student General 
Recital in Ackerman Auditorium Monday, Feb. 24, at 
7:30 p.m. 

Nursing 

•Katie Lamb, chairman of the Nursing Department, was 
named to the board of directors of Chattanooga General 
Hospital. She's the fifth member and only woman on 
the board to serve a six-year term. 

Religion 

• The SMA is sponsoring a dip to the Ellen G. While 
Estate in Silver Spring. Md. r during spring break. Sign 
up on the SMA bulletin board in the religion building. 

Writer's Club 

• The Writer's Club is holding its annual Writing Contest 
Cash prizes will be awarded for first and second place 
winners in both the poetry and prose divisions. The 
entry deadline is March 15, winners will be announced 
April 1. For more information, contact Eric Rochester 
or Mrs. Pyke. 

• The Writer's Club meets every third Wednesday in the 
east end of the cafeteria during supper. "The Writer's 
Club is for anyone who enjoys writing," said Mrs. Pyke, 
club sponsor. The organization also oversees Southern's 
literary magazine, the Legacy, and the annual writing 
contest. If interested in joining, contact Russ Miller or 
Mrs. Pyke. 

Yearbook 

•The yearbook will be done in four weeks. The last 
block of the yearbook will be sent to Jostens' and only 
proofs will be left to correct 



News 



Week of Spiritual Emphasis Brings 
Laughter and Positive Response 



y Tiffiney Hubbard 



Laughter and applause rang 
through the church as Victor 
Czerkasij spoke during the Week 
of Spiritual Emphasis Feb. 2-8. 
Each evening he spoke to a large 
congregation. 

Chaplain Ken Rogers was 
pleased with the response 
Czerkasij received. "Victor is a 
very sincere speaker with a lot of 
energy. He relates well with the 
students and they are very recep- 
tive to him," he said. Roizcr-. also 
said he felt the Week of Spiritual 
Emphasis was important because 
it was not only an opportunity for 
students to make a commitment to 
Christ but also a time of encour- 
agement and renewal for those 
who already know Christ. 

The students seemed pleased 
as well. "I really liked how his 




Victor Czerkasij, "83 theology 
graduate, spoke for Southern's 
Week of Spiritual Emphasis. 



Although this Week of Spiri- 
funny and inspira- tual Emphasis is over, the next 
Sheila Bon- one is already being planned for 
the fall. 



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Student Center Has a New 
Television For Student Viewing 



Tired of CNN as the only op- 
tion for television in the Student 
Center? 

Recently, Southern purchased 
a 31-inch JVC television set. It 
was used for the World Series and 
Superbowl, and as of Feb. 8, it has 
been used for the 1992 Olympic 
games. 

Along with the TV, a VCR will 
be available for Saturday night 



videos as soon as details are 
worked out. 

A special committee is in the 
process of determining accepiable 
programs that will be shown on a. 
regular basis. The committee 
hopes to post this schedule within I 
this month. 

The television is located n 
to the fireplace in the lounge a 
of the Student Center. 



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Dr. Richard Leftwich, visiting professor of economics at 
Austin Peay State University, spoke at the E.A. Ander- 
son Lecture Series Monday night. Six more lectures are 
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The Three-Hole Course Has Not Been Maintained 



The weather is getting warmer, 
and for students who like to golf. 
this a good sign. So why not play 
a few holes on Southern's three- 
hole course for free? 

Unfortunately, this is not an 
option, because the course has not 
been maintained. Phil Garver, 
chairman of the physical educa- 
tion department, said "Thirty 
thousand dollars was spent on 
building the three fairways and 
greens, for teaching golf class and 
for Southern students to use for 
practicing, but all the money has 
gone to waste." 

Gene Carle, former golf stu- 
dent, said "The fairways now look 
as though they are the rough in- 
stead of fairways, and the greens 



can only be detected by the raised 
areas at the ends of the fairways." 

Ted Evans, physical education 
professor and present golf teacher. 
requires that students play at least 
nine holes a week while enrolled 
in the class. In response to these 
requirements. Carle said, "This 
can be expensive and can be in- 
convenient if you have no trans- 
portation. I wish they had South- 
em's course in shape when I took 
the class." 

"We haven't kept it up because 
of the lack of use," says Charles 
Lacey, director of the Grounds 
Department. "Besides that, it 
would take too much money to 
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favorite picture spot was the stairs. 
It reminded me of the movie The 
North and the South." 

A new jazz band from South- 
ern called 75 South was part of the 
entertainment. Junior Joe Forbes, 
AS Senior Brian Louden, and 
Freshman Derek Turcios make up 
the band. According to students 
who attended, the most popular 
songs played by the band were 
"Linus and Lucy" and "Every- 
thing I do, I do it for you," love 
song from the movie Rohinhncd. 
Only two and a half weeks old. 



also played "Jazzit," a song com- 
posed by Turcios. 

Other entertainment included 
Senior Libby Riano singing 
"Doubly Good to You," Senior 
Maria Rodriquez singing "If" and 
"'Unforgettable, "Senior BJ. Boles 
singing "Hello," and Magician 
Robert Jones, listed in the Mayc 
HallofFamem Hollywood, Calif., 
performing magic. 

Riano said the banquet was 
"sheer elegance." Junior Christine 
Givens said it was "purely roman- 




Junior Jody Travis takes a picture of a group of students at the 
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Opinion 



Editorial 



Why Vote? 



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What's a dark horse? Why isn't it 
called a dark gerbil... or adark platypus? 

Whether you care or not. Student As- 
sociation elections arc almost here. I 
know it's sometimes difficult forme to 
care. What's the point in voting? It 
seems that during election time, candi- 
dates (not all of them) act different- 
like they're perfect They watch to see 
who's listening and give you that stupid 
smile like you've been friends for years. 
Maybe it's just gas... I don't know. 

I hate that part of politics. Just be- 
cause someone's elected to an office 
doesn't mean their life is going to be 
perfect. Noneof us are perfect. All of us 
(not just those who are running for of- 
fice) need to realize that and be honest 
with ourselves. Don't be fake! 

Don't get me wrong: all candidates 
aren't like this. And certainly, there is a 
point in voting. It's our responsibility to 
elect the right people. 

So, when and if you cast your ballot, 
vote for the candidate who knows he or 
she is not perfect. 

And for those of you who are running 
for an office, I hope you're wearing 
comfortable sneakers. 



Letters to the Editor 



New Age Music Performed On Campus? 

Dear Editor "Dark Places", consisted of a man who goes 

The Great Controversy becomes very real into the dark places of his own mind where a 

when the enemy invades Jesus' territory here hooded fiaure visits various ages of the man's 

at Southern The invasion to which I am life. In the end the man follows the Imndcl 

reremng is the Gerald J. Fan lkTd an ml-i concert figure into a mist. 
on Jan. 20. when I asked Dr. Robertson if the music 

Fanner writes wlui is called experimental was in fact New Age, he said that Farmer 

music a combination of video, live, and re- called it Experimental Music, u Inch unknown 

corded music. He was invited on campus by to the music department is a common term 

the music department to demonstrate/lecture among New Age musicians 

on his experimental methods. The music Two of the songs performed by Farmer 

performed was strange, macabre, and almost were "Clarinet Chromatin " and " Mandula 

hypnotic, void of any order. A number of Circles". These underlined words are firmly 

friends and I immediately identified the music founded in New Age and occultism. Modem 

as New Age. The video of the first song, chromotherapy adopted its practice from two 

Tilt Tiitl sources: occultism, which assigns meanings 

1UI) 1UL< to spectrum colors "as part of the complex 

Dear Editor: system of magical conespondences between 

I realize that the editor of a newspaper aspects of cosmic and mundane reality." and 

shoulders a tremendous burden to keep track second: modem science. The word mandala 

of the days, weeks, months, and years and the is used in classical Indian culture as "mandala 

events that occur thereon! Therefore it was -a circle", a graphic mystic symbol which is used 

little surprising (bordering on the weird) to see chiefly in Hinduism and Buddhism as an aid to 

my article on page 11 of the Jan. 30 1992, meditation". 

Southern Accent (Vol. 47, No. 10) to proclaim Half way through the concert a number of 

"Up and Down the Stairs in December." This students and faculty got up and left. The 

obviously should have been January since the things that were shown and played were evil, 

article alluded to events which had just taken and destructive to the spiritual walk of those 



place in January. Also, on "Arts and Enter- 
tainment Calendar" on p. 1 2 — Monday Janu- 
ary 27 should be Monday February 10! The 
old year is over, Santa has gone "bye-bye" and 
the Christmas tree is in the attic, and guess 
what, every new month has 



who were in attendance. This c 
belong on a Christian campus, because Christ 
would not have acceptecLthe false religion that 
was presented. We need" to be wary as Chris- 
tians of ways that Satan could attack this 
campus. This is Jesus' campus! The pro- 



Test your memory: does this lineup of letters grams on campus and those programs 

JFMAMJJASOND remind you of anything? ailowoncampusshouldbeareflectionofwho 

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Sports 



Editorial 



Rees 
Series 

By John Appel 



The closest thing to competi- 
tive sports that Southern offers 
is happening Saturday night, 
Feb. 15. Each class, freshmen 
through seniors, will haveateam 
of seven or eight players to 
represent them on the basket- 



ball t 



Thet< 



3 cho- 



sen by the players during the 
regular season based mainly on 
their seasonal play. 

The team to beat is the reign- 
ing champions from the Junior 
class. They have the height 
advantage and speed with their 
guards. All teams should be 
close, and even the freshmen 
have as good a chance as the rest 
because of then; size underneath. 
With teams as even as they 
appear, the tournament should 
be very competitive and a lot of 
fun to watch. 

Come out and support your 
class and your friends. Hie 
"Rees Series" is one of the pre- 
mier sporting events of the year 
and the tempo of play is always 
raised a few notches. Be pre- 
pared to make some noise and 
get into the spirit of the tourna- 
ment! The games start at 7 p.m. 
on Saturday night 




Sophomore Stacey Christman and Senioe Tricia Greene battle for the ball 
during a game Tuesday night. 



Rees Series Baketball Games Started Last Night | 

By Jon Leeds 
The annual Rees Series basketball games three others to make a total of eight players a 
started at 7 p.m. yesterday. team. Officials will be hired to referee the| 

The games are in honor of Dr. C.N. Rees games. 

All four teams will play today at 7 p.r 



; president of Southern from 1958 t_ 
1967. He loved basketball so much that they 
named this tournament after him. 

Freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and sen- 
iors will make up the four teams playing in the 
tournament. Each class will pick five of their said, 
best players, and Coach Steve Jaecks will pick 



winners of those games will battle it 
urday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m. 

Jaecks invites everyone to attend this ei 
It will be enjoyable and worth your time 



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Steps To Christ Is A Powerful Movement 




A powerful movement on Southern's 
campus is making a major effort to make the 
second coming of Christ happen soon. 

"The leader of this group is Jesus Christ 
literally." said Gary Collins, one of the leaders 
in Steps to Christ Ministry. The groups meets 
on Sunday and WeilneMJav niiihis at 7:30p.m. 
It was formed in April of 1 99 1 after the "Bell 
Tower Ministry" from Oakwood College per- 
formed on this campus. In the last of their 
three programs, an appeal was given and nine 
people consecrated themselves to God in re- 

The students who attended this last pro- 
gram, along with some membersof Bell Tower 
Ministry, suggested that Southern form its 
own group on campus. The group began 
meeting on the steps to Lynn Wood Hall, 
hence the name Steps to Christ Ministries. 

The goals of STC is to assist God in finish- 
ing his work. This involves having the Holy 
Spirit cleanse so that Christ can work through 
us (based on Philippians 2:5). "We are pray- 
ing desperately for the Latter Rain to fall on 
[Ins campus," said Collins. 

Through the program, Christianity in 
Motion, founded by Glenn Coon, the mem- 
bers request prayer for certain problems; ei- 
ther spoken of written on paper; and everyone 
searches for a text to help solve this problem. 
All are required to sign an agreement that Steps to Christ Ministry meets Sundays and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. on the steps of 
nothing spoken of within the group may leave. Lvnn Wood Hall. 
It is between the group and God. 

The group is open to anyone who wishes to vessels, and we have nothing to offer our way." Collins emphasizes. It is through this 
come and get involved. It "refuses to make a peers. Every move that is made is brought direction that they hope to help Southern stu- 
move without Christ because we are weak before God in prayer, therefore He directs our dents hasten Christ's return. 

History Figures Enlighten History Club Initiates 

By Jennifer Willyy 

Thursday night, Jan. 30, was a cold night to for the 1 3 Southern students waiting to enter When the door finally opened at 7 p.m., the 
be standing on someone's porch, especially Dr. McArthur's house. students met figures from the Modem, Indus- 

trial, Classical, Renaissance and Reforma- 
tion, and Future periods in history. As the 
students visited each different room, the fig- 
ure, or rather a staged person, enlightened 
them on that lime period. 

This visit of the history figures is a part of 
the traditional initiation into Phi Alpha Theta, 
the International Honor Society in History. 
To be initiated, students must have at least a 
3.1 GPA in all history classes, amounting to 
12 hours, and should have a 3.0 in all other 
classes. Phi Alpha Theta is the largest accred- 
ited college honor society in the world with 
725 chapters. 

Russell Miller, president of Southern's 
chapter, Sigma Alpha, said one of the benefits 
of being in such a prestigious society is the 
possibility of higher paying Civil Service jobs 
after graduation. 

With job opportunities waiting, newly ini- 
tiated members enjoyed an evening of fun and 
learning at McArthur's home. Alex Bryan, 
one of the initiates, summed it up when he 
said, "It was a fun and enriching experience to 
be in a room with so many historians." 




Features 




Everyday Life- 
Sophomores Trent Taglavore and David Huff do microbiol- 
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SA Senate Proposes 
Change In Shorts Policy 



It is something that simply 
could never be true. 

Dress Code, Section 8c. "The 
following are strictly prohibited: 
Shorts in classroom buildings . . . 
on general campus, and in the 
Student Center." 

But it is. 

In its meeting Jan. 29, the SA 
Senate passed a proposal which 
asks that the Dress Code be 
amended to officially allow shorts 
on the general campus and in the 
Student Center. 

Senator Mike Orquia admits 
that most students want a dress 
code which would allow shorts in 
the cafeteria and library as well, 
but he sees this Senate action as a 
step in that direction. "This may 
be a step for cooperation and bet- 
terrelations with the faculty," says 
Orquia, "or it may J 
that the Senate wants to get » 
thing accomplished." 

Dr. Bill Wohlers, " 
dent for student ; 
ted the dress code : 






Student Services Committee has 

The Senate asked that Orquia 
present the Senate plan when the 
committee discusses the issue. 
There has been no confirmation 
by Dr. Wohlers' office. 

Many students agree with the 
Senate's proposal. "There is an 
overall trend for schools to be- 
come less strict," says Junior Joel 
Hutchinson. "This is a step in the 
right direction." Krisi Clark, SA 
social vice-president, agrees. 
"Why have a rule if you don't 
enforce it?" she asks. 

On the other hand, some feel 
this Senate action is useless. "Why 
bring attention to a rule that is not 
being enforced?" says Tim Bur- 
rill, SA finance director, who feels 
the entire dress code won't change 
because of this one proposal. 

Orquia said he feels this propo- 
sition has a good chance of pass- 
ing. But he emphasizes that 
change can only come with the 
strongsupportof the student body. 



ACCENTENNIAL 



Watson and Metts Crowned 
Courtesy King and Queen 

Reprinted from the Southern Accent, February 23, 1961 



Ronnie Watson, junior the- 
ology major, and Ollie Mae 
Metts. junior elementary edu- 
cation major, were crowned 
the king and queen of cour- 
tesy, respectively, during the 
Valentine Banquet held in the 
college cafeteria at six o'clock 
Tuesday evening, February 14. 

Courts Announced 

Preceding the crowning of 
the king and queen, their re- 
nounced by Master of Cere- 
monies Charles Fleming, Jr., 
business manager of the col- 
lege. Pat McCoUum, a two- 
year medical secretarial stu- 
dent, was introduced as the 
princess next to thequeen. The 
rest of the court were Jeanne 
Pettis,asenioreIementary edu- 
cation major, and Julia Boyd, 
a senior nutrition major. 

Introduced Alternately 

The ladies and men of the 
court were introduced alter- 
nately. Biology major Jimmy 
Mobley was chosen as the 
prince next to the king. Others 



in the king's court were John 
Bridges, a junior theology 
major, and Bill Mundy, a jun- 
ior physics major. 

This semi-formal banquet 
was geared to the Valentine 
Day theme. The food was 
prepared by Mr. Jolin Schmidt, 
food services director, and 
decorations were set up under 
thedirectionofRonniePickel. 

Preceding Miss Rachel 
Christman's closing remarks, 
Sharon Olson sang "Will You 
Remember," and Jimmy Dunn 
sang "'Love Is a Song." 

Christman Thankful 

Miss Christman thanked all 
of the studentsfor their friend- 
linessandexcellentspirit. She 
hadremarkedduringtheweek 
that courtesy was not easy to 
.perform, but thai it was beau- 
tiful to see. She defined a 
truly courteousperson as "one 
who cares about the happi- 
ness of others." 

Herremarks were followed 
by the crowning of the king 
and queen. 



The Decision 



Andy Nash reports from the Accent's Thai Bureau 



Blindfold yourself. Take a globe, spin it 
rapidly and scop it abruptly with your Finger. 
Remove the blindfold with your other hand 
and look. If you landed in sin ocean, repeat 
the process until you hit a country that 
appears in the Call Book in the Chaplain's 
Office ... 

About 95 percent of you will have little 
interest in an article that focuses on being a 
student missionary. A couple of years back, 
I would have been the sante way. Some of 
you, however, are considering one of the 
biggesldecisionsofyourlife. And,asfhe45 
of us here in the Orient well know, you're 
facing two big questions: "Should I go?" 
and "Where?" 

The answer to the first is really quite 
simple. No matter who you are, no matter 
what you're majoring in, no matter where 
you're from, the SM year is guaranteed to 
change yourlifeforthe better. You will help 
people, yes. butalong with that, you will see 
atid experience a world like few have before 



you. Take advantage of this opportunity. 

You may ask, "Is the SM job description 
only teaching English and Bible?" No, it can 
also be accounting, radio programs, building, 
nursing and traveling as part of a singing 
quartet. Whatever you want it to be. God has 
just the place for each of us. And this leads us 
to the second question. "Where should I go?" 
Here's a condensed guide: 

Korea. The most popular of SM destina- 
tions, Korea offers a well-organized, busi- 
ness-like atmosphere for teaching English and 
Bible to a very interested country. The pay is 
excellent, but the hours long, Seoul is only 
one of 14placesyoumaybesent. Beflexible. 

Japan, Taiwan and Bangkok, Thailand. 
Although different, these three settings also 
bring with them a fast pace. Culture-shock 
may be less (Pizza Hut does exist here), but if 
you're not a city person, be prepared to adjust. 
(Hat Yai, Thailand, where we're based, is less 
modem but quieter at night). 

The Islands. For those who really want the 



get-away-from-it-all experience, pick an is- 
land, any island. You may be isolated, but 
the natives of Palau, Poltnpei, Ebeye and the 
rest (Gilligan's?) will love you to no end 
And the snorkeling is unbeatable. (In all 
seriousness, during our week in Hawaii for 
SM orientation, we actually could see "Gil- 
ligan's Island," where the TV show was 
made. My question: What's wrong with 
being stranded there?) 

Guam, Vietnam and areas of Thai- 
land. These areas present specialized op- 
portunities, such as Adventist World Radio 
and numerous refugee camps. Steve 
Nyirady. for example, uses his RN skills to 
assistBurmese refugees on the Thai-Burma 
border. And you can bet they're thankful. 
The world doesn't end here, though. 
There's much, much more. Spain, England, 
Denmark. Israel, South America — the 
choice is yours. Talk to people — former 
SMs — and talk to the One who's been to all 
of these places. He'd love to help. 



THE FAR SIDE 



By GARY LARSON 




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Arts and Entertainment Calendar 



Friday, February 14 

■ 8:00 p.m. - CARE Vespers. 
• HAPPY VALENTINES DAY! 



Saturday, February 15 

• 9:00 & 11 :00 a.m. -Church 
service with Gordon Bietz. It's 
also the offical opening of the 
church addition. 

" 6:00 p.m. - Evensong. 

• 7:00 p.m. - Rees Series in the 
lies P.E. Center. 

February 16 - 22 

• Black History Week. 



Sunday, February 16 

■ 6:30 p.m. - Faculty/Senior/ 
Board Banquet. 

Monday, February 17 

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• 8:00 p.m. - E. A. Anderson Lecture 
Series with Barbara Haskew. 

Tuesday, February 18 

- 7:00 p.m. -The Civil War Round 
Table will meet in the Lincoln Room 
of McKee Library. 

Thursday, February 20 

• II :00 a.m.- Assembly at the 
church with Joseph McCoy. 

Friday, February 21 

• Vespers with Ben Carson. 

Saturday, February 22 

• 9:00 & 1 1 :00 a.m. - Church service 
with Ben Carson. 

• 6:00 p.m. - Evensong. 

• 8:00p.m. -Classic Film Series 
featuring "Imitation of Life." 

Monday, February 24 

• Last day for 40% tuition refund for 
withdrawals. 

• 4:00 p.m. - Faculty meeting. 

• 8:00 p.m. - E. A. Anderson Lecture 
Series featuring Edward Zinke. 

Wednesday, February 26 

• CARE Day. 



Thursday, February 27 

• 11:00 a.m. -College Bowl Assembl 
in lies P.E. Center. 

February 28 - March 8 



AROUND THE TOWN 

February 13 - March 7 

• Backstage Playhouse presents "See 
How They Run" at 8:15 every Satur- 
day. Dinner is served 6:30-7:45 p.m. 
For more information call 629-1565. 

February 13 - March 8 

• Cheekwood Fine Arts Center in 
Nashville is presenting an exhibition 
intitled "Black Images: African- 
Americans." The paintings span from 
the post-Civil War through the early 
20th century. For more information 
call 353-2163. 



February 27 - March 1 

• HunterMuseumofArt 
presents the 1991-92 
Tennessee Walercolor 
Society Exhibition. Call 




Have a Swell Spring Break! *j~ 



^Southern 

Accent 




Volume 47, Number 12 




February 27, 1992 



Beta Kappa Tau set up : 
Week. 



Black-African Culture exhibit during Black History 



I Beta Kappa Tau Sponsors Black History Week 



Beta Kappa Tau sponsored Black History 
Week al Southern Feb. 1 7-22. The theme was 
Black History: Past and Present." 
BKT coordinated domi worships the as- 
sembly, vespers, and church service. The 
Chattanooga Choral So L lev sang for the joint 
dorm worship service. Joseph McCoy spoke 

-T LIS and church service. 
BKT also sponsored a Biack-African Cul- 



Redden 

lure exhibil in the Student Center. Theexhibit 
displaved photos and lacltul information about 
Kenya. Alnca on loan from The Chattanooga 
African American Museum. 

The purpose of Black History Week is to 
promote the "realization of an importanl part 
ol history that 'soften overlooked," said Tony 
Ihedlord. vice presidentof BKT. He also said 
he hopes the week was a learning experience 
ihal benefitted Southern students 



College Bowl To End 
Today in Assembly 

BJKim Rollinl 
What disease is associated with the lack of 
Vitamin C? Scurvy. Whal American Party 
candidate won live Southern statesin the 1968 
presidential election? George Wallace On 
Feb. 16, 1992, Israeli military forces killed 
Abbas Musawi 01 u hat organization was he 
the leader? Hezbollah (party of God). 

These are examples of questions College 
Bowl finalists will answer today in assembly 
The idea of the College Bowl games came 
from Stan Hobbs while he was a student at 
Southern. Hobbs brought his idea to Ben- 
jamin McArthur, History Department chair- 
man, who started the game- m the 1983-1984 
school year. In 1986. after graduating, Hobbs 
became College Bowl director. Hobbs gets 
his questions from almanacs, dictionaries of 
cultural literature and quiz bowl books. He 
also looks al suggested queslions from stu- 
dents and teachers. 

Like National Bowl, the College Bowl 
focuses onhumantlies. said Hobbs. The names 
of the winning team's four players will be 
engraved on a plaque » Inch « ill be placed on 
the third floor of Brock Hall. 

It's Reapplication Time! 

flv Darren Wdliams 



Reapplication time is here, and this year 

By now, all studenls should have received 
a green reapplication form in Iheir mailboxes 
The forms are also available in the Admis- 
sions Office. 

It is important to return the form to Admis- 
sions as soon as possible because rooms will 
not be reserved until students are reaccepted. 
All returning students must reapply 



-""-" cJouciitail SIUUCIUS. 

Tony Campolo To Speak at Southern After Break 



DrTart BlanonTr ^Campolo," said 

min-w ' Rdl --'""i Department chair- 

man, we have been uorkine loral leasi two 
years to get hi m ln rnm ,, ,„ <■ ■! , 

speak." e 1o Soulher n and 

and C vvT' 0Wi " SpeakfortheMarchl2c l"'P=l. 

alicrw ,rils" 1S -'H rq '"-"'','"uV "' ,hc cafe"™ 

poJerfl K i " prohabl > " ne of lhe m °st 

North A,' P ° UAmUn '"' ""-■ Christian faith in 

gion Dm fr enCa - "u a ' d Dr Dcrek M ° ms - reli- 

have S n V "'5 ' eStlmon >' """ """ngs 

I'm sure he ^Tt ' mpaCt ° n m >" life ' and 
' ur( - ne will do the same tor it,« „.,.^ Q „.„ » 



miller William., 
of Sociology at Eastern College, St. Davids, 
Penn. He is the founder and president of the 
tvancchc.il Association for the Promotion of 
Education, an organization that is involved in 
medical. economic and educational programs 
m various Third World countries which in- 
clude Hail, and the Dominican Republic In 
lhe United Slates he serves as president and 
executive director of Youth and Guidance of 
Southeastern Pennsylvania, a program serv- 
ing lhe youth of the urban areas 

Campolo graduated from Eastern College 
and Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary 
and then went on to earn his Ph.D. from 



Temple University. He has published many 
books, some of which include The Success 
Fantasy, Who Switched the PriceTags?,Parth 
Right, and his twomosl recently published: :b 
rh't P,nalac\ Christians arc Afraid toTouch 
and Things We Wish We Had Said. 

He will speak asapart of lhe Slaley Lecture 
Series which was established lo further lhe 
gospel and put emphasis on furthering the 
witness ol lhe Christian Church. 

"Basically what Tony tries lo do is make 
lhe gospel practical," said Bianco. "He wants 
us to put lhe gospel lo practice right now." 



News 



KiNexus Can Help Students Find Jobs 



Southern's Counseling and 
Testing Center is linked with an 
advanced job placement service. 

KiNexus is a new computer- 
ized job candidate service spon- 
sored by the College Placement 
Council, the national association 
of college career centers. KiN- 

dentials to hundreds of potential 
employers across the country. 

The information from a stu- 
dent's questionnaireis added to a 
national detabase of employment 
seekers and is shared with clients 
like IBM, AT&T, Johnson & 
Johnson, Hewlett Packard, Dis- 



cover Card, and Martin Marietta. 
"Students need to market them- 
selves in as many ways as pos- 
sible," said Counseling and Test- 
ing director K.R. Davis, "and the 
electronic resume banks are going 
to be the thing of the future." 

KiNexus features the largest 
number of resumes on file, daily 
updating, and a complete student 
questionnaire. 

In today's economy, employ- 
ers are cutting back on recruit- 
ment expenditures. This is a key 
to KiNexus success. "Every 
Southern student should be on file 
with KiNexus," said Davis. 



Some Students Will Have Access 
To Library Catalog From Dorms 



By Jem 

In the evenings, students are 
often lined-up to use the computer 
catalog in the library. However, 
students may see relief with the 
new modem link from the library 
to the dorms. 

Students with a 1200 or 2400 
baud modem and any personal 
computer equipment, except 
Apple, can access the library cata- 
log right in their own rooms. 
Floppies and instruction sheets 
will be distributed by John Beck- 



>De- 



ett in the Computer Servic 
partment at no charge. 

As with the computers in the 
library, the on-line access will lock 
up occasionally. However, con- 
venience will be the key with in- 
stant access to the computers any 

In the future, the on-line data 
base will also access Ellen G. 
White information and magazine 
references. This is a one to two 
year project. 




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More than 50 Southern students attended the '92 Opportu- 
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Follett. 



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Ornithology Class Will Visit Florida For Spring Break 



: ornithology class, under 
Ihe direction of Professor E.O. 
fcrundset, will go to Florida dur- 
■nn Spring Break 10 find and iden- 
Ttv us many birds as possible. 
'One place they will visit is Pay- 
es' Prairie nearGainesville. Here 
Ihe class expects to see birds of 
Trey and, of course. Sandhill 
Jcrancs, migrating warblers and 
Inrushes. They will also visit the 
pipe Canaveral area. 
J Another day will be spent on 
Isanibel Island and the Ding Dar- 
Tling National Park. The class 
■hopes to see roseate spoonbills, 
■reddish egrets 



nificent frigate birds there. Also 
included in the trip will be a visit 
to the newly refurbished Discov- 
ery Island at Disney World. Here 
all the cranes of the world may be 
seen plus scarlet and sacred Ibises 
and all kinds of cockatoos, tou- 
cans, and hornbills. Last year, the 
class spotted 137 species— they 
hope to top that this year because 
Florida has had much more rain, 
and it has stabilized the bird popu- 
lation. The trip will be considered 
a huge success if the class can 
locate gannets, caracaras, and the 
sand very endangered snail 



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To help our members ease 
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Collegedale Credit Union 

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Open 'til 2 p.m. 

Beginning February 7 



Club/Department News 



English 

• The English Club invites everyone to the Cumberland 
County Playhouse for a performance of "Steel Magnolias," 
March 15, 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 and transportation is $2. 
Payment must be made by Tuesday, March 10. For more infor- 

contact Dr. Smith at 238-2739. 

Journalism 

■ Mark August, columnist and analyist for the Tampa 
Tribune, will not be speaking as scheduled for Feb. 
25 and 26, for the Journalism Department assembly. 

Public Relations 

• Southern received a gold award in the Chattanooga 
Advertising Federation Addy Awards program. Doris 
Burdick, director of the publications, accepted the 
award for the Quinquennial Report. Sharing ihe Story. 
The competition included submissions from Chat 
lanooga's rop advertising and design agencies. South 
em was the only college or university to win in any 
catagory. 

Writer's Club 

• The Writer's Club is holding its annual Writing Contest- 
Cash prizes will be awarded for first and second place 
winners in both the poetry and prose divisions. The 
entry deadline is March 15; winners will be announced 
April 1. For more information, contact Eric Rochester 
or Mrs. Pyke. 

• The Writer's Club meets every third Wednesday in the 
east end of the cafeteria during supper. "The Writer's 
Club is for anyone who enjoys writing," said Mrs. Pyke, 
club sponsor. The organization also oversees Southern's 
literary magazine, the Legacy* and the annual writing 
contest. If interested in joining, contact Russ Miller or 
Mrs. Pyke. 

Yearbook 

- The yearbook is completed. Editor Amy Beckworth 
delivered the final portion to the Nashville office on 
Monday, Feb. 24. 



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Opinion 



Mini-Editorial 



Prejudice at Southern? 



■I Cole 



If you are not black, while, hispanic. 
Asian, a student, or a faculty member- 
disregard this editorial. 

If there was no need for it, Southern 
wouldn't have Black History Week. Get 
rid of the need... 



Letters to the Editor 



Keep Up the Golf Course! 



Dear Editor: 

If we're going to have a golf course, we it would be n 
should have the best one that we can. With the going to have 
increase in interest, and the uniqueness of in the school's broch 
being the only Adventisi college that has one, 



keep it up. If we're not 
should quii advertising : 
"es that we do have one! 
-Dean Qualley 



Dobber Is Pesky! 



Dear Editor: 

Dobber. What is this pesky thing? Why 
does it seem to think it's so breathtaking? 
And, perhaps most importantly, what twisted 
psychosis could create adoration for this 
strange, fuzzy-green Monstroid? Just idly 
wondering . . . 

I imagine somewhere in some heavy tome 
of diagnostic medicine it is documented: 
Dobberosis — The persistence of delusions that 
annoying mascots are "way cool, dude." 
Characterized by symptoms of recurring green 
hallucination, mental retardation, and a ten- 
dency to spout the word "Dobber" in varying 
forms and contexts whenever possible (e.g. on 
the Viewpoints page, campaign speeches, and 
the most hideous, James Dittes-proposed 
"Dobber Awards."— Aargh!) A truly sad 
condition with no known cure. 

I suppose Southern students could consider 
themselves privileged to have some bizzaro 
lunatic-thing shambling about the cafeteria 



bothering everyone, lumbering around during 
any SA event, and even showing up at what 
otherwise may have been a classy Valentine's 
banquet. I suppose we could consider it a 
privilege (and we could pull out our eyeballs 
with toothpicks, dry Ihem in the sun, and eat 
them like raisins). Sounds good . . . NOT! 

Really, now. Even if we were forced at 
public-opinion-point to have a mascot, with a 
poll box pressed to our head and a Dobberosis- 
tized freak with her finger on ihe trigger, even 
then . . . why Dobber? Couldn't we have a 
somewhat more relevant mascot? Perhaps 
Bennie the Book (including Ellen White's 
complete unpublished works translated into 
Hebrew), Debbie the Dissection (Wow! Red 
latex and spouting Formaldehyde!), or Melkor 
the Military Historian (who gives a running 
commentary on how the peas and spongy-loaf 
on your cafeteria plate are recreating the Battle 
of Numoo Peak). Certainly all of these are 
less repulsive than Dobber! 




Isn't there something thai could make this I 
so-called "Dobber the Dinosaur" just get up I 
and go away? Hmm. The guillotine 
probably be a bit too harsh, pictures with Gary! 
Hart a bit too ribald, an ice age a bit tool 
evolutionary. 

Wait a second! How did this antedilu' 
ding-dong make il through the flood, anyway?! 
Oh, well. We can all sit patiently, knowing! 
"Every dinosaur has his Deluge." 

Just wait, Dobber: a little water, a 
time, and you'll be happy, high-test gat 

•Gregory Bush! 



A Southern 

Accent 



New Age Isn't Southern's Biggest Musical Probleml 



News Editor 
Jennifer Jas 
Photo Editor 
Gari Craze 
Cartoonist 
Keilh DiDomenico 
Sponsor 
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Sports Editor 

Jennifer Speicher 
Typist 

April Nicholson 



I ho \,'uttwin -I, ,,■,],-. ihe iinkul MuJem newspaper of 
■;HJihem i ollegeof Seventh-day Adventisls, in published 
viceamonihand is releasedevery other Thursday wiih ihe 
Mcpiiori ,il wuimnv Opinions expressed in ihe.-lcfiw 



The 



His! Church, i 



. Each 



lust contain the writer's name, address, and phont 
r. Letters will be edited for space and clarity anc 
: witheld. Ii is the policy of the Southern Accent tc 
all unsigned letters. However, in special cases, 
unsigned letters may be primed a! the discretion of the 
editor. The deadline is the Friday before publication 
Please place letters under the Acreur office door or mail to: 
Southern Accent, P.O. Box 370, Collegedale, TN 373 1 5- 



Dear Editor: 

Two weeks ago, the Accent ran a letter 
condemning the Gerald Farmer concert. Many 
people feel the "New Age" music has no place 
on our campus, but I really don't feci thai this 
is the biggest musical problem we face at 
Southern College. The Music Department 
works very hard to provide the campus with a 
continuous flow of well-planned concerts 
throughout the season, and just because some 
people can't appreciate a diversity of musical 
styles and artists doesn't mean that we all 
should be deprived of the opportunity to expe- 
rience the depth and breadth of our rich cul- 

Furthermore, people looking for Satan's 
fifth column should look a little closer to 
home. Historically, Satan's most profitable 
avenues have been the ones that most closely 
resemble God's true plan. We all view the 
Catholic Church and papacy as the anti-Christ 
but still recognize it as a basically Christian 
institution. Precedent, then, shows us that 
Christian contemporary music is in a much 
better position to corrupt Christian young 
people than "New Age" music. New Age 
music openly claims to be a vehicle of the 
New Age movement, but artists such as Amy 



Grant claim that they are trying to ailracl 
people to the Christian lifestyle all the while! 
slinking towards the money-laden pop roclf 
scent. She says that she loves Christ, and veil 
her videos portray women removing thei| 
clothing in public and performing varioi 
sexual acts. 

Increasingly, Christian musical artists a 
more interested in the rush they get from [hi 
crowd than from giving the glory to Christ! 
They quietly stand in front of the audiencej 
eyes downcast in a bondage-type pose °1 
lifting their eyes toward heaven and spreadiijjf 
their arms wide in a provocative gesture, louol 1 
proclaiming that "this one's for God." Eye! 
locally amateur vocal groups end up soundinj 
more like a chorus of soloists than a chorus jP 
the members compete for volume and nol4 
holding titles in hopes of record deals. Chns| 
tian music is one of the easiest places fronl 
which to break into pop music and n0W , a l 
tracts a plethora of gold diggers. If I ■"' 
draw an analogy, I'd say our music f 
provides us with something on par wi 
great reformers while CARE concerts w 
little better than Bakker or Swaggart. _ 
-Monte Mittflfc! 



Sports 



Sophomores Win Rees Series 



This year's Roes Series Cham- 
pionship went lo the sophomores 
with a score of 92 to 86. 

The game turned out as ex- 
pected with the number one seeded 
sophomores facing the number 
two seeded juniors. The game 
was close and action -packed with 
the lead changing hands many 

The junior teem seemed to rely 
mainly on Rob Taylor's inside 
scoring and the outside shooting 



s Appel 

of Ricky Hayes and Andy Duff. 
The sophomores, on the other 
hand, were well balanced with 
almost all players scoring in 
double figures. The game was 
fought hard until the end, but the 



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balanced scoring and tough de- 
fense of the sophomores. 

Donnie Baguidy, sophomore 
co-captain, won the Most Valu- 
able Player Award. 





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'AA' Season Was Competitive 



The "AA" basketball seasor 
was an extreme I \ eompetitiv eons 
with the first-place title not de 
cided until the last few games. 

In the end Baguidy's team, lee 
by league-leading scorer Donnie 



winner. Both teams were 6-3, 
followed by Appel and Showalter 
at 4-5. Bringing up the rear was 
Taylor's team at 1-8. 

Many games came down to the 
wire and a few were won on last- 



Baguidy, and Lambeth's team tied second shots. All the games were 

at the top. Since the two teams fun to watch due lo very few 

split their games against each "blow-outs." 
other, there isn't one decisive 



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Lifestyle 



Days Aren't Normal for Southern's Nursing Students 



What is a normal day for a 
Southern College nursingstudent? 
There isn't one. 

I mean it! Dedication is a key 
word that nursing students abide 
by. Most know that these students 
put up with a lot. They put up with 
late nights, early mornings, and 
no sleep. You might by saying, 
well, I am not a nursing student 
and 1 put up with all that too. Let 
me add a few more words: full 
bed pans, irritable patients and 
oozing bed sores. Now that's 
dedication. 

I understand that a lot of people 
don't know exactly what goes into 
a nursing student's day. I was 
wondering, too.so 1 followed them 
on a full day at the hospital. 

It all starts out at about 5:30 
a.m. when they wake up and put 
sleep behind them. After getting 
dressed in hospital attire, they head 
to the cafe for breakfast. Despite 
the early hour, most of the stu- 
dents are quite awake and are 
joking around. Al 6:30 a.m., all 
of the vans are loaded up with 
students and away we go to the 
hospital. Since the nursing class 
is so big. the students split up into 
different groups and go to sepa- 
rate hospitals. I chose lo go with 
the van to Memorial Hospital. 

We arrived at the hospital at 
around 7 a.m. and Mrs. Callie 
McArthur, a Nursing Department 
professor, led us to the second 
floor. When we arrived, Mrs. 
McArthur was pulled to the side 



abruptly by the head nurse of the 
wing and the nursing students were 
told^to go to the break room and 
wait. After a few minutes, Mrs. 
McArthur came into the room and 
lold us the news. "Evidently." she 
said, "this is the day the hospital is 
receiving its four-year accredita- 

To make a long story short, the 
head nurse wanted the students to 
know that the best thing for them 
to do was make themselves scarce 
and try to leave the floor as fast as 
possible. This was to keep them 
from being cornered and drilled 
on hospital procedures. Since I 
was dressed in casual clothes, I 
was told to turn into a grandson of 
a patient if cornered with my 
camera, pad of paper, and pen and 
to be on my way off the floor. 
After the briefing, the students 
heean ilicir clinical and headed to 
the individual patient rooms. 

By the way, it is 7:50 a.m. and 
the sun has just come out. 

Therest of the morning is spent 
taking care of patients. Each stu- 
dent works directly under a nurse 
and takes careof the physical needs 
of the individual patient. Bed 
baths, giving medication, assess- 
ments and shaving are all part of 
the morning's activities. 

Ataround9:20a.m.,lsawSean 
Becherin the hallway and 1 talked 
to him about his patient. He said 
that his patient had pneumonia 
and had just been given his medi- 
cation. Sean, at the time, was 




Sean Becher checks a chart at Memorial Hospital. 



headed to get the things he needed 
to give the man his bed bath. I was 
not allowed in the patient rooms 
so I stayed in the hall to wail for 
another student. The next student 
I met up with was Amy Wren. 
She told me about how her patient 
was being slightly irritable and 
wouldn'ttakehermedication. But 
Amy pulled through and got her 
to lake it anyway. 

Uh,oh! It is 10:30 a.m. and the 
accreditation team is here. Most 
of the students have finished doing 
what needs to be done and tell 
their nurses that they have to leave 
and everyone meets in the break 
room. When everyone is ac- 



counted for. we head for the van. 
Whew! We make it out alive and 
we are on our way back. In the 
van, Mrs. McArthur talks to the 
students about their day and asks 
about techniques or problems thai 
they have questions about. 

It is 11:45 a.m. and we have 
safely arrived back at Southern 
and everyone heads to lunch. 

I hope you realize that these are 
truly hard-working and dedicated 
students. Maybe one day, if you 
are in the hospital, you will be 
lucky enough to have a nurse who 
graduated from Southern. You 
can be assured that they earned 
that career. 




Everyday Life... 

Senior Mike Brewer and Freshm_.. „.....,.. , ,,.,,,„ , 
listening to the SA election press conference last week. 



lifer Bandel eat while 



■S— Hi 



Nurses Arrive In Orlando For Training 



Reprinted from the Southern Accent, February 23, 1961 



With boxes andbaggage filled 
and bursting at the seams, the 
sophomore nursing students left 
Collegedale through snow and 
ice. By car. bus and train they 
journeyed to beautiful, sunny 
Florida. 

Upon arrival they received a 
warm welcome by all and a de- 
lightful reception from the jun- 
iors. Sylvia Fowler and Marga- 
ret Burkhalter are happy to be 
"home again." However, two or 
three of the girls are somewhat 
lonesome for "someone" at 
Collegedale. Virginia Caldwell 
was as excited as a child on 
Christmas Eve when she stepped 
out behind the dorm the other 
day and picked her first orange. 

The juniors really look pro- 
fessional as they care for the 



sick with a smile and an air of 
self-confidence. However, it is 
quite a different picture with the 
sophomores. They go to the 
hospital at 6:45 a.m. with shak- 
ing knees and pale faces. Some 
of their overheard explosion- 
were: "1 was scared silly." "1 
never felt so dumb in my life," 
and, 'T forgot everything I was 
supposed to do." 

The following have been 
elected officers of the Nurses 
Club for second semesiei^Mat- 
gie Temples, president; Rosal- 
ind Hendren, secretary; DilK 
Pendleton, treasurer; J* 
Bergholt, pastor; JoAnn Win- 
kler, reporter; Sylvia Fowler 
photographer; Miss Catherine 
Glatho and Mrs. Evelyn Car- 
man, sponsors. ^ 



Entertainment 






Up and Down the Stairs. 



Well, here we are two days away from 
Leap Year Day, Feb. 29. We ought to say 
something about it! i saved some newspa- 
pers, magazines and other memorabilia from 
the last Leap Year Day in 198S. The New 
Hampshire primaries, then, had just ended 
and Bush, Dole, Robertson, and Kemp were 
the Republican winners while Dukakis, 
Jackson, Gephardt, and Hart were the 
Democratic choices. It would take a super 
Tuesday and some more primaries to nar- 
row this all down to the Bush-Dukakis battle 
of the 1988 election year. 

In the Calgary Winter Olympics the US 
winners were Bonnie Blair, Brian Boitano 
and Debi Thomas — there were only six 
winners altogether. Noreiga's problems 
were just beginning in Panama. Wide ties 
were making a comeback and it was an 
unusually warm Leap Year Day all over the 
country. There must be some students here 
at Southern whose birthdays fall on Feb. 
29 — maybe vvc could have a party for them 
sometime — after all they're all of 5 or 6 
years old now! 

OK — let's check people sunning them- 
selves on the Student Center Porch and ask 
them and any others we encounter what 
they're planning to do during Spring Break: 



James Callan is skiing locaJly and camping 
with a bunch of guys; Shelli Senior, Michelle 
Fried, and Marci Williams are "doing" Pan- 
ama City, while Elizabeth Smith is traveling 
to Sanibel Island, the "shell capital of the 
world." 

In the Student Center TV room at least 
eight students were watching the Olympics 
and eating concoctions from KR'sPlace which 
I blissfully will not describe! Same question: 
Brian Dale is looking for a job; Mel Eisele, 
Julie Werner, and Shcmay Johnson are going 
to Orlando, the beaches, and "the sun !" Ronda 
Castleberg will be skiin 1 the bumps" (collo- 
quial for Wisconsin hills!); Chris Matchim 
and Joey Davis will be "beaching." Laurie 
Ringer says she's going to spend the time 
figuring oui the security system in Thatcher 
Hall (why. we ask, and where will she start'?); 
Katt Smith especially requested that I tell the 
world that she'll be skiing in Aspen. 

Down in front of Daniells Hall I couldn't 
help noticing the monstrous si Lin DITTES for 
ACCENT EDITOR hanging from a huge oak 
branch. 1 wonder how they got it up there 
without arousing the entire Southern Security 
System since I understand it was accomplished 
between 1 and 2 a.m.! The smaller letters 
"New Directions — New Ideas" may be apoc- 



By E.O. Grundset 

...In February 

ryphal-the Accent oritseditorwill be swing- 
ing from trees next year! 

in this short stroll up a short set of stairs 
I have noticed on this balmy winter day, 
nevertheless; huge flocks of Robins, Cedar 
Waxwings, Goldfinches, House Finches, and 
Meadowlarks, (spring must be just around 
the comer) and the cracks beginning to 
radiate out from the center of the fake slabs 
of wood pieces (they're made of cement 
near the top of Talge Halt steps). And, here 
come two visions in purple: Jeremy Straner 
fromKy.whoisgoingtobirdwatch at Disney 
World (Oh, sure!), and Kristi Brownlee, 
Portland. Term, who is going shopping 
(where?). 

InsideHackman Hall I met the two Mikes 
(Mj!.Hi[-4.v ami Vjii Betil.cnng) dressed in 
real or fake leather — they were anxiously 
waiting for genetics lab or the next shift at 
Mckeesi whicliL'\crcame first). Magursky, 
who is still adjusting to his haircut, savs that 
the Strawberry Festival will be mil of sur- 
prises and will have more than slides. With 
that, it's time to get going on those spring- 
break activities that will surely invigorate 
everyone Up and Down the Stairs. Watch 
for Southern birdwatchers — we have bin- 
oculars. 



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Volume 47, Number 13 



March 12, 1992 




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aft Spring Break. 



e back into Talge Sunday 



Students Can Get Summer Work At 
The Collegedale Church's Day Camp 



What is a kid to do all summer? Where is 
a college student to work who wants to be 
involved with kids? Either one can go to the 
Collegedale SDA Church's day camp. 

Jim Herman, children's ministries pastor, 
outlined his plans for summer day camp— 
Collegedale Ooltewah Outdoor League 
(C.O.OX.)— at the Feb. 1 1 church board 
meeting. 

Junior Jeff Wood will be the director of the 
day camp. Staff is currently being chosen and 
anyone whois interested should contact Wood. 
Scholarships with additional cash bonuses are 
available. Two Water Safety Instructors are 



needed in addition to the other staff with a 
total of seven more staff members. 

The camp will start on May 25 and con- 
tinue for 1 1 weeks until Aug. 27. The day 

campers will range in age from six to 13 years 
old. More than 60 children are expected to 



372 Seniors 

To Be Honored 

At March 26 

Assembly 



By Lorri Boyle 

What do 372 students on this campus have 
in common? On March 26, 129 two-year 
seniors and 243 four-year seniors will be 
honored at Senior Recognition ceremonies in 
the Collegedale Church at the 1 1 »•■"- **««>m 
biy. 

It will not be a typical chapel service. The 
seniors will be dressed in caps and gowns, 
giving the college a chance to see the class of 
1992 in full splendor. Mark Bresee, religion 
professor, will give the morning talk. 

Senior Recognition was a tradition on 
campus for years before being ended then 
brought back within the last five years. "The 
ceremonies give the college a chance to honor 
and look at its prospective graduating class," 
said Dr. Floyd Greenleaf, vice president for 
academic administration. "This is the largest 
senior class in several years." 



International Club 

Will Honor Columbus 

At Extravaganza 

fiy Stacy Gold 



scious of its needs." Activities will include 
games, a gymnastics camp and one week of 
computer sciences. For an extra fee, special 
training in some sports will be available with 
a tutor in math and reading as another option. 



The International Club intends to bring 
Columbus back into focus for the Interna- 
tional Extravaganza on Sunday, March 22, at 
6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. 

This year is the 500th anniversary of Co- 
lumbus' New World Explorations. To honor 
his accomplishments, the International Club 
has picked a Spanish theme for it's Extrava- 
ganza party. 

What is the Extravaganza? It's a celebra- 
tion of the different nationalities around us. 
India, Spain, Barbados, Germany and Canada 
are just a few of the countries that will be 
represented at the party. 

All Southern students and the community 
are invited to we;ir their native dress and come 
join the fun. Cultural dances, Spanish music 
and skits are just some of the entertainment. 
The food will take on a spicy appeal to uphold 
the Spanish theme. Tickets are $10. 




KR's Gets a Clean 
Bill On He alth 

By Duane Schermerhorn 

KR's Place go! a perfect score ceived less than a 95 on an inspec- 

on a surprise heath inspection on tion." 
Feb. 17. For every small discrepancy. 

This wasn't the first time that such as a rag left on the counter or 

this campus eatery has received a dust on the window sill, a single 



perfect score on an inspectit 
Jacque Cantrell, one of the super- 
visors fui KR'a, oaid, "Since live 
been here, KR's has never re- 



point is deducted. In this fashion, 
a perfect score is difficult to 
achieve . 



Symphony Guild Flea Market Will Have 
Antiques, New Products, and Clothes To Sell 



By Jennifer Speicher 

TheSymphonyGuildwillhold clothes to sell. Proceeds from 
its semi-annual flea market Sun- space rentals will go to the Sym- 
day, March 15, from 8 a.m. to 3 phony Guild Scholarship Fund, 
p.m. The market will be in front Hot drinks and doughnuts will 
of J. Mabel Wood Hall (music be sold by the guild in the mom- 
building) on Southern's campus, ing, and other foods will be sold 

Vendors will have such items by other groups throughout the 

as antiques, new products, and day. 



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Hundreds of High School 

Students Will Be Here 

For Music Festival 



Hundreds of high school stu- 
dents will flood Southern's cam- 
pus March 18 through 21. The 
Southern Union Music Festival 
will be here once again. 

Students from all over the 
Southern Union are coming to 
participate in this year's festival. 
"It will be a time for students to be 
challenged by music they can't 
get in their own school setting," 
said Dr. Marvin Robertson, Mu- 
sic Department Chairman. "They 
will be able to get exposure to 
other conductors, and hopefully 
feel welcome on Southern's cam- 
pus." 

Festival participants are sched- 
uled to provide the music for the 
programs at 8 p.m. Friday and 3 
p.m. Saturday in the church, and 
at 8 p.m. Saturday in lies P.E. 
Center. Some pieces will include 
"Hallelujah" by Beethoven, "a 



violin concerto" by Vivaldi, the 
"U.S. Field Artillery March" by 
John Philip Sousa, and a hymn, 
"Compassion" by Bruce Ashion' 

The students will be divided 
into four groups: choral, key- 
board, band, and string partici- 
pants. Each section will be under 
the direction of a featured clini- 
cian. Dr. Marianne Scriven from 
Takoma Park, Md., will conduct 
the choir, and Professor Joe 
Brooks from Western Kentucky 
University will direct the band. 
Dr. Bruce Ashton and Orlo 
Gilbert, both on the music faculty 
here at Southern, are in charge of 
the strings and keyboard. 

Thatcher and Talge halls will 
provide accommodations for the 
participants, and they will be is- 
sued theirown temporary IDcards. 
Most of them will leave Saturday 
night after the concert. 



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SA Party (featuring Dances With Wolves) 
Saturday, March 21 

Food & socializing begin at 7:30 p.m, movie begins at 8:30 

Watch for further details 



I Academic 

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: Profile Test will be given t 

, juniors, and sophomores on Sunday. 

a.m. in the Testing and Counciling 



Die Meistersinger To Give Home Concert 



Twenty-three Southern men of 
various backgrounds and talents 
are united by one thing: the Die 
Meistersinger choral group, and 
Southern's male chqrus will pres- 
ent its annual home show on Sat- 
urday, March 14, at 8 p.m. in 
Ackerman Auditorium. 

The performance will be a 
blend of light and serious choral 
music. Someofthe selected music 
will vary from Brahms Alto Rhap- 
sody to Poems of Robert Frost. 



"I really enjoy singing in this 
group," said Brian Schwab, bari- 
tone. "'We sing a variety of music, 
both sacred and secular." 

Choral director Dr. Marvin 
Robertson, chairman of the Mu- 
sic Department, said the home 
show is earlier this year than last 
due to a tight schedule. The group 
plans to have five performances 
in the Washington, D.C., area later 
this spring 



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Assembly 

• Gottfried Oostcrwal, director of the Institute of World 
Missions at Andrews University, will speak for the 
International Week assembly on March 19. Oosterwal's 
theme is "Discovering the World Together." 

[ English 

• The English Club invites everyone to the Cumberland 
County Playhouse for a performance of "Steel Magno 
lias," March 15, 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 and trans- 
portation is $2. Payment should have been made by 
Tuesday, March 10. For more information contact Dr. 
Smith at 238-2739. 

• Dr. Wilma McCIarry, professor of English and speech, 

was the guest speaker for the monthly meeting of the 

National Society for Fund-Raising Execurives, South 

eastern Tennessee Chapter, on February 26. Dr. 

McClarty's topic was "Body Language: Business and 

Social Implications." 

Music Department 

• Die Meistersinger Male Chorus will present their Home 
Show on Saturday, March 14, 8 p.m., in Ackerman 
Auditorium. 

• Tire Adventure Artist Series presents the Trio d'Archi 
di Roma on Monday, March 16, 8 p.m.. Ackerman 
Auditorium. The violin, viola, and cello trio enjoys a 
busy musical life at home in Italy and abroad. 

• The Southern Union Music Festival will present the 
Vespers program on March 20, 8 p.m.. in the College- 
dale Church. The program will consist of strings, choir, 
and keyboard. 

• The Southern Union Music Festival will present a 
sacred concert on Saturday, March 21,3 p.m.. in the 
Collegedale Church. The concert will consist of the 
Festival choirs, strings and possibly keyboard soloists. 

■ The Southern Union Musical Festival will present a 
secular concert on Saturday, March 21.8 p.m., in the 
lies Physical Education Center. The concert will mainly 
feature the Festival Band. 

[ 

■ Mike Kim, Baritone, will present his Senior Recital on 
Sunday, March 22, 7:30 p.m.. in Ackerman Auditorium. 

j Public Relations 

• Southern received a gold award in the Chattanooga 
Advertising Federation Addy Awards program. Doris 
Burdick, director of publications, accepted the 
award for the Quinquennial Report, Sharing (he Story, 
Chattanooga's top advertising and design agencies sub j 
mirled entries. Southern was the only college or univer 
shy to win in any catagory. 



News 



Lydia Rose Hosts Amazing Facts Bible Series in Thatcher 



Dean Lydia Rose has taken the 
time to help the women of 
Thatcher Hall more fully under- 
stand why they are Adventists and 
believe the way they do by pre- 
senting the Amazing Facts Bible 
Series on Wednesday nights. 

The series is written by Joe 
Crews, an Adventist evangelist. 
It presents doctrines of the church 
such as marriage, baptism and 
health. "I chose this one because 
it was directand straightforward," 
said Rose. "It's a good study for 



fly Annie Coffey 

students who have busy sched- Rose, who uses the studies as a 

ules, but want to develop their re- personal outreach project, believes 

lationship with the Lord." that the young people should re- 

The Bible studies began last ceive this doctrinal information 

year with a steady attendance of and study it themselves. "It's im- 

10;thisyear'sattendanceissmaller portant for them to have an indi- 

butthespiritual uplift isstill there, vidual salvation. Some of the 

Freshman Kristy Tyrrell said, "I young people have been bom into 

decided to attend because I've the church and have grown up 

never had formal Bible studies without the knowledge of why 

before and this one covers a lot of they believe the way they do," 

stuff. When you have bunches of said Rose. "This is to help them 

questions and they're being an- understandandcontinuewhatthey 

swered, it really helps." are doing or make a change." 



The study group is still open 
and lessons are available for any- 
one interested in attending. A vis- 
ual program is also shown at the 
end of each study summarizing 
the night's lesson. 

"Many of the youths have fol- 
lowed in the shadow of their family 
anddon'thaveareligion for them- 
selves," Rose said. "This is to 
show the best way to live and then 
make their own decision." 



World-Class String Trio 
Will Perform At Southern 



By Rub Howell 



Who lives in Italy, has visited d'Archi di Roma consist of a vio- 

places like Switzerland, Sweden, lin, viola, and a cello. Massimo 

France, Belgium, Austria, USSR, Qurata, Paolo Centurioni, and 

Algeria, and Yugoslavia, and will Luca Signorini make up the trio. 

perform on Southern's campus? Formed in 1976, the group has 

givi 

i Monday, March 16, at their dedication to quality of the 
1 of violin-viola-cello repertory. 



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nicator's Workshops May 4-7. 

Thirteen different workshops 
will be offered, and participants 
can attend as many as they like. 
Professionals from each field will 
instruct on an individualized ba- 
sis. Classes are offered to begin- 
ners as well as those who wish to 
improve their communication 
skills. Workshops dealing with 
oral communication, video pro- 
duction, desktop publishing and 



writing skills will be offered. 

Students may charge the cost 
to their account. Those register- 
ing by April 15 will receive a 
discount. But according to Dr. 
Lynn Sauls, chair of the Journal- 
ism and Communication Depart- 
ment, "If they want to get in a 
workshop that's limited, they 
should register long before April 
15." 

Further information and regis- 
tration forms are available in the 
Journalism Department. 







News 




About 50 students went on the Colorado ski trip over 
Spring Break. It included five days of skiing. Pictured 
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nine chapters of a book about 
Southern's history will be pub- 
lished and sold to the public for 
$44.95. 

In this book. Dr. Pettibone will 
prove that some of Southern's 

legends «re not true. Soma of 

these are: Maude Jones did not 



save the school from closing 
down: the school did not start in 
February 1892, and the school 
had a black teacher in 1892 or 
1899. All of these facts have 
stories behind them. 

Something about faculty 
members being involved with 
chain gangs is also included. 
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Most Want As New Friends? 



By a wide margin, young edu- 
cated people from the former 
Soviet Union say they most want 
to have a new friend from the 
United States. 

In a questionnaire distributed 
during 1991 to students and young 
professionals throughout the for- 
mer Soviet republics, fully 80 
percent of the respondents said 
they would like to make a new 
friend from the United States. No 
other country came close to this 
degree of popularity. 



The next-most -popular choices 
were England, with 64 percent, 
and Canada, with 48 percent. 

The questionnaire was con- 
ducted jointly by the Russian 
magazine Student Meridian and 
by Pen Pal Planet, of Scranton, 

For free information on mak- 
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Russia and the other former-So- 
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I Reverse 
Weekend 



March 20-22 



Opinion 



Editorial 



Is There Life 
After Graduation? 



I just came back from my 
last Spring Break. Some of 
you may know how I feel, and 
the rest of you will within four 
years (maybe six or seven years 
for some of you). 

If you're like me. you have 
mixed feelings. You're as 
happy as a dog finding a fire 
hydrant that school will soon 
be OVER. But, you're as 
scared as one of those worms 
on the sidewalk (that come out 
when it rains) about what's 
gonna happen next. 

Mostof your life, you knew 
that you would go to school 
the next year and thenext, etc. 
But now that your schooling's 
over, what will happen? 

Well, I've found me solu- 
tion. Do what you can, and 
God will take care of the rest. 
He's got plans for all of us. 
Sometimes I think I can handle 
the problems myself, but I 

You may become a crash 
test dummy for Yugo, a camel 



facturer of fake animal drop- 
pings. Whatever it is, God 
knows what's best 



Letters to the Editor 



Why Does the Student Center Need Another TV? 



other things the school could be 

spending money on, like a side 

i the Feb. 13 issue of the walk to the nursing building, o 

Southern AccentrSiudentCenter paving the one hour parking ii 

has New Television for Student ThatcherHall. Manyotherpeopli 

Viewing," by Shelly Wise. As ; 

student attending Southern Col 



s ihc r 



article in the newspaper. 1 do not 
agree with this article and the 
printing of the article. I disagree 
with this article for the following buying another televi 
atching tel 



argumentive 
issue regarding this article is the 
fact the school is looking forward 
to purchasing a VCR. This is a 
totally appalling fact. Our reli- 
besides the students of Southern gion which is so hard on the view- 
read the newspaper and they may ing of movies is going to buy a 
perceive the school spending VCR! Instead of putting the pres- 
excessmoneyonunneededitems. sure on the students to sneak 
Another factor which must be around to go watch a flick at the 
idered is the very fact we are theaters, the school is now going 
the pressure off and bring 
the students. Whether 






First of all, the article shows necessary part of life why not let theschoolknowsito 

that Southern spends money on the students have a television ii 

things that are not necessary. The their dorm room? Television i 

Student Center already has one filled with such worldly and ex 

television that is on non-stop all plicit shows, yet we are going h 

day and now they are adding purchase another one for ou 

another one? There are many Adventist institution. 




making a statement. Adventists 
are against movie going, but after 
the same movie gets out on video 
the school feels it's all right to 

A lot more individuals are read- 
ing the Southern Accent than most 
people even realize. By printing 
an article about the new television 
and VCR Southern is purchasing. 
they are telling the area they are 
becoming more liberal. As the 
school lets one issue go by unno- 
ticed they are allowing for more 
things to change. By writing this 
article it is speaking for all the 
students, whether the students 
agree with it or not. I feel this 
article should have been unpub- 
lished and not written. Therefore, 
I conclude this article was unnec- 

-Kelli Matthews I 



. Southern 

Accent 



Photo Editor 

Gari Craze 
Cartoonist 
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Lift si j Its Editor 

Brenda Pooley 

Sports Editor 

John Appel 

Special Assignment Editor 



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Sports 



Editorial 



U.S. Olympic 

Hockey Team 

Was Impressive 



Perhaps one of the most memo- 
rable sports events in recent years 
was at the Olympic Games in France, 

The U.S. hockey team was defying 
the expert's predictions by easily 
winning their bracket. Fans all over 
were ail of the sudden '"hockey fans," 
even those tike myself who are from 
Florida or other non-hockey states. 
Every U.S. citizen wasmakingapoint 
to find out whether or not die U.S. 
team was winning. In the Student 
Center, there was standing room only. 

When the U.S. met more stiff 
competition, they did come up short. 
However, that was only by the stan- 
dardsthattheydidn'twinamedal. To 
the Americans, they did much more. 
For once, every American was agree- 
ing on something: their support for 
the U.S.tearn. The spirit that was 
surrounding the whole ordeal was 
one that is only repeated when every- 

It's a shame that team U.S. doesn't 
play rear-round. Perhaps our country 
would actually be able to live up to 
the "United" part of its name instead 
of being known as just "The States." 




AS Senior Carissa Leavitt controls the puck during a hockey game last Tues- 
day night. 



Soccer 
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Peterson 

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Downs 



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Lifestyle 



New SA Officers Are Planning 



For all of the candidates, SA elections are 
over. The speeches are heard, the platforms 
read, the votes are in. For the winners the 
work is only just beginning. 

"I sure am glad it's over," said Krisi Clark, 
SA president-elect. "Next year's SA has 
everything. There is a good mix of elected 
officers, and I feel each suits his or her office 

As the euphoria of winning wears off, plans 
are being made for the future. Everyone wants 
to know how the 1992-93 SA will compare 
with this year's. 

"I think it will be a little more political," 
said Rob Fulbright, S A president. He cites the 
issue of student voice, a big part of the cam- 
paigns of James Dittes and Krisi Clark, as a 
major factor in the new SA. This will open the 
lines of communication between the students 
and the college administration. 

Clark agrees. While the priority of this 
year's SA has been social activities, she wants 
to build from the successful base and help the 
SA grow politically. For example, Clark feels 
that students deserve to know how theirmoney 
is spent. "Why don't students have a voice 
when big expenditures are made?" she said. 
She also wants to emphasize religious life on 
campus. "People need to leam how to know 
God," she said. 

Whether the SA grows politically or not 
will depend upon next year's Senate. Fulbright 
hopes that Senate will show initiative next 
year in advancing student issues. "If you have 
hard working, down-in-the-trenches senators 
willing to fight for the student voice," he said, 
"you really have something." 

Rick Cavanaugh, S A executive vice-presi- 
dent-elect, agrees. He sees the Senate taking 




Candidates for SA office bebated in the cafeteria before break. 



initiative next year in introducing issues to the Clark, "is get my sanity back at Indian Creek 

studentbody.'i don't see why Senatecan'tgo Camp." Her plans include planning a budget, 

the student body with suggestions," he said. a fourth-session officers retreat, and working 

The rest of this year and this coming sum- on the place of SA within the college admini- 

' "'■ be a time of preparation for newly stration. "That I can do working one-on-one 

be chosen and with Dr. Sahly and Dr. Wohlers," she said. 



elected officers. Staffs 
ideas finalized. 

"The first thing I'm going to do," says 



. p. 10 



Has Southern Accomplished Its Goals? 

A Self-Study Report For Southern's Reaccreditation Just Came Out 



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How well does Southern ; 



omplish its 



A self-study report for Southern's reac- 
creditation has come out to answer these ques- 
tions in detail, according to Dr. Jan Haluska 
director of the Sel f Study Committee. 

"The morale is changed for the better,"said 
Haluska. "Virtually everybody on campus is 
happier. There is a feeling of trust and open- 
ness that wasn't here 10 years ago." The self- 
study report evaluates every aspect of the 
school's operation from institutional effec- 
tiveness, educational programs, faculty to 
student government, and financial resources. 

According to the surveys listed in the ap- 
pendix of the report; 

At least 80 percent of graduates surveyed 



report that their social attitudes and skills have 
been enhanced in writing, oral communica- 
tion, understanding of other social, religious, 
ethnic and national groups, and the ability to 
form positive relationships. 

About 60 percent report that their lifestyles 
have been enhanced in the areas of physical 
fitness, health knowledge, and wellness atti- 
tudes through programs at the institution. 

At least 80 percent of alumni responding to 
surveys reported thai the college classes or 
other institutionally related activities have 
made a positive contribution to their success 
in the working world or in graduate study. 

The school's finances are in a much better 
shape compared with the situation 10 years 
ago, said Haluska. "People are not really 



worried about cutting back a whole bunch of 
jobs even though there i 



One of the most significant parts of the 
recommendation is to increase the budget for 
McKee Library. 

"When the financial troubles came, every- 
thing had to shrink," said Haluska. "As the 
budget began to open up again, everybody gol 
more. But the library has nevergotten back to 
its original percentage of the budget pie." 

Haluska said that every 10 years the school 
needs to be reaccredited by Southern Associa- 
tion of Colleges and Schools. An advantage 
of being accredited is that students can trans- 
fer their credits to other colleges or graduate 
schools. 



What Is Clown Ministries? 



Isn't this precious," she said as she bounced 
through the door. She proudly displayed a 
large, framed picture of a hobo clown with 
the message "Don't Worry, Be Happy." "It 
looks just like me." said Senior Lenawee 
Murray, who plays the Hobo character in 
Clown Ministries. 

Clown Ministries is an active part of the 
campus ministries covered under CARE. It 
includes 13 regular clown members, each 
portraying their own character. Sophomore 
Lindi Fulwider, happy clown, says it helps 
with her education major. "It's a way to 
appeal to children in a friendly way and show 
your personality without being silly. I get 
very hyper with my character. You can 
interact with the kids and don't always have 

Each clown has a different costume and 
complete make-up. Nine of the clowns are 
"whitefaces," which are white with painted 
on features, three are "character" faces and 
one's an "Auguste," a comical clown. 

Murray sees the ministry as a way to help 
other children in life experiences. "Once at 
the Chambliss home, I got to talk to a young 
girl who was physically abused. I could talk 
to her and tell her thai I experienced what she 
had and the only way to get through it was 
with Jesus Christ. It's another seed planted. 
It really is a ministry." 

The clowns recently went to Nashville and 
held children's church for the Boulevard 
SDA Church. March and April events in- 
clude Chambliss Home, Community Kitchen 
and the Deaf Center along with several hos- 




pitals and nursing homes. Sophomore Travis 
Stirewalt plays a doctor character, complete 
with clinical attire. He enjoys the hospitals as 
a way to make something fun in a place where 
people are sick. "I get to make the children 
think about something else. One of the best 
times was when I went into the emergency 
room and a little boy said "there's the man 
who brought me in' thinking I was a para- 
medic. I talked tohim and he stopped crying." 
The company performs skits and drama 
that include biblical presentations or charac- 
ter building. One of" the favorites is the 
illustrationofthe wise man building his house 
on the rock. Another is where the hobo I, mks 



Why Does the Music Department Have Recitals? 



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trlLin 



Several times a semester, the Music De- 
partment holds music recitals. 

These recitals are open to all students tak- 
ing any type of music lessons who wish to 
participate and are used to evaluate perform- 
ance skills learned during lessons. They are 
optional for music students, but each student 
must perform once a semester for the faculty 
so they can be evaluated as to their progress. 

Music majors, however, must perform one 
final time at the end of their senior year at a 
senior recital as a final exam. Much prepara- 



tion goes into this recital, starting with a 
review by a faculty "jury" three weeks before 
the actual performance. At this point, the 
faculty informs the student as to whether they 
will be able to perform for the recital or 
continue schooling for another semester. The 
courses range from music history to teaching 
skills. 

Anyone interested in attending these recit- 
als should contact the Music Department for 
d.ik-. and times. 



for happiness in money and material goods, 
but finds happiness in God with the help of 
happy clown. 

"This is a ministry because we can touch 
people with more than just speaking words. 
A preacher or service can't always reach 
children in the way that drama can. They're 
not threatened by us and we can show the 
love of Christ through laughter and the joy it 
is to be a Christian,' 1 said Sophomore Suzy 
Speight, co-manager. 

So if there are people with red hair and 
funny faces running around, it's probably 
Clown Ministries, promoting good morals 
and values. 



SA Pep Day 

Tuesday, March 17 

Save room for 
douhnuts 




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Students, faculty, and employees 
of Southern College 

$3 off on any service (with ID cards) 






Amy Beckworth, SA 
vice-president-elect, will spend 
the summer "brainstorming for 
ideas." She plans to appoint a 
social committee 10 help with ideas 
and preparation. She will also 
send out a survey this year to get 
ideas lor parlies and programs. 

Ellen Roberts, yearbook edi- 
tor-elecl, will spend her summer 
gathering a yearbook staff, look- 
ing for ideas for a theme, and 
beginning work on layouts. 

James Dittes, Accent editor- 
elect, looks forward to working 
with his father, a journalism pro- 
fessor in Nashville, to plan an ob- 
jective newspaper. He will be 
looking over past Accents and 
student publications from other 
colleges. 

Most of Jason Aggio's work 



be done this 
have all 
prep work, including cover de- 
sign, advertising and layout done 
before school starts. He says the 
Joker will focus more on people. 
He even compares it to a mini- 
yearbook. 

Sherri Piatt, Strawberry Festi- 
val producer-elect, will spend her 
summer getting ideas and collect- 
ing music. She will take pictures 
from fourth session and registra- 
tion, and also work on animation 
for the slide show at the Welcome 
Back Party. - -_ 

For the new officers looking 
back, the long election will soon 
seem easy compared with the work 
to be done over the summer and 



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ACCENTENNIAL 



The sports staff is con- 
ducting a contest for the 
femaJefanstopicka"cutie 
pie" team. 

Rules are very simple; 

1. You must be a girl 

2. Pick five players 
who jn your opinion are 
the best looking. The only 
limitation is that they must 
be bona fide A League 
players. 

3. In 25 words of less 
tell why you think you 
havepicked the bestteam. 

4. Thefjveplayerswho 
receive themost votes will 
be the "Cutie Pie" squad, 

5. Winningentrieswill 
be determined by how 
many of the players named 
make the "Cutie Pie" 
team. 

6. Ties will be broken 
by judging the originality 



of the : 
words or less. 

7. The grand prize win- 
ner will receive $5 and an 
autographed picture of 
each player on the "Cutie 
Pie" team. The ten next 



besl <: 



/iU.r 



picture of each player, but 
wiJ 1 have tohunt theirown 
autographs. 

8. You do not have to 
include your name sim- 
ply to vote, but it must be 
included to be eligible to 

9. AH entries must be 
in the SOUTHERN AC- 
CENT office on or before 
Feb. 28. 

10. Members of the 
sports staff and their fami- 
lies are ineligible. 

11. None of the girls 
will be allowed to cheat. 



Cutie Pie 
Contest 

Reprinted from the SoiUhern Accent, February 17. 1966 



{Entertainment 



THE FAR SIDE 



By GARY LARSON 




Custer's recurrent nlghti 




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Calvin and Hobbes 



by Bill Watterson 



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remjze what \ 

A BURDEN IT V-^-a 
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ITS NOT EAS1 HAYING A 
MIND THAT OPERATES CM A 
HIGHER PLANE THAN EXEFNONE 
ELSES.' PEOPLE JUST REFUSE 
TO SEE THAT I'M THE CRUX 
OF ML HISTORY, A &H 
OF DESTIN") .' 





How is your love life here at Southern? 




Who do you want to win the presidency and why? 




Thomas Cavage, FR 

"Bush. So far he' 
good so let's slick wilh 



Arts and Entertainment Calendar 



Friday, March 13 

• Last day to drop a class and 
automatically receive a "w". 

• 8:00 p.m. - Vespers with Don 
Keele, Jr. 

Saturday, March 14 

• 9:00 & 11:00 a.m. -Church 
service with Ken Rogers. 

• 6:30 p.m. - Evensong. 

• 8:00 p.m. - Die Meistersinger 
Home Show in Ackerman. 

Sunday, March 15 

• Academic Profile Test to be 
taken by associate degree Seniors, 
Juniors and Sophomores. 

• Symphony Guild Flea Market. 

March 16 - 21 

• Advisement for summer and fall 
classes. 

• International Week. 

Monday, March 16 

• Last day for 20% tuition refund 
^^forwithdra wal s. 

~~ "" • 8:00 p.m. - Trio 

0d'Archi di Roma will 
perform in Ackerman 
Auditorium. Assem- 
bly credit given. 



• 8:00 p.m. - E. A. Anderson Lecture 
Series featuring Maryellen Sutton. 

Tuesday, March 17 

• SA Pep Day! 

• Withdrawals through April 10 



March 18 - 21 

• Southern Union Music Festival. 



Thursday, March 19 

■ 1 1:00 a.m. - Assembly in the 
Church with Gottfried Oosterwal. 

March 20 - 22 

* Reverse Weekend! oolala! 

Friday, March 20 

* 8:00 p.m.- Vespers concert. 

Saturday, March 21 

• 9:00 & 1 1:00 a.m. -Church Serv- 
ice with Gordon Bietz. 

* 6:30p.m. -Evensong. 

• 8:00 p.m. - Music Festival Concert 
in lies P.E. Center. 

• SA Party! 



Sunday, March 22 

• Academic Profile Test to be taken by 
associate degree Seniors, Jun 
Sophomores. 

• International 



March 23-27 

• Advisement for Summer and Fall 
classes continued. 

Monday, March 23 

- Last day for 10% tuition refund for 
withdrawals. 

- 8:00 p.m. - E. A. Anderson Lecture 
Series featuring Henry E. Felder. 

Tuesday, March 24 

• No tuition refund for withdrawals. 

Wednesday, March 25 

• 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Diann Uustal 
will be speaking for the Anderson 
Nursing Series. 

Thursday, March 26 

• 11:00 a.m. -Assembly will be Senio 

Recognition in the Church. 



AROUND THE 
TOWN 

• Check the local news- 
paper nearest you! 




See Presidential Poll Results on Page 4 



^Southern 1e^> 

Accent &m 






Volume 47, Number 14 



Campus Safety Issues Tickets out of Jurisdiction 

Collegedale Police Disagree 
with Ticketing Procedures 




Tri-Community Fire Department responded to an alarm in Thatcher last Thursday. 



Bugs Being Worked Out of Alarm Systems 



Every two seconds, 290 alarms are 
checked i n Thatcher Hall. At the end of the day, 
possibly 400 transactions have been made with 
the Card Access system and every door opened 
is recorded. 

The alarm system is the best and latest 
technology available. It is being installed by 
ADT systems. Security requested a system that 
had the capabilitiesof pinpointing rooms, floors, 



e Coffey 

and other information. The CentraScan system 
was chosen. This is not ADT's system. They 
have never installed this particular one and proba- 
bly not on such a large level of installation. 
When put into alert, a whir of activit) 
the security office begins. The computers 
constantly monitoring the system. A yell 



ftv. /, itmfi r 



See Alarm, p. 7 



Administration Phases Out Post 
Graduate Half Tuition Plan 



The Administrative Council voted Monday, 
March 1 6 to change part of its policy regarding 
the Post Graduate Half Tuition Plan. 

Dr. Floyd Greenleaf, Vice President for 
Academic Administration, said the plan will be 
restricted to people who have had their Bache- 
lors Degree for two years or more. The policy 
will go into effect May 1, 1993. 

Formerly, anyone with a Bachelors Degree 
from any college could attend southern as a post 

"w dUatC and pay onl >' half the tuition rates - 
What we have done," said Greenleaf, "is sim- 
ply to add in the restriction that a student must 
have had his degree for two years before he 
comes back and picks up tuition at half price. 
That's the major difference." 

The plan was formulated in the mid 1980's in 



order to "draw students to the campus, 
the college's income at no additional expense, " 
said Greenleaf. "[We wanted] to bring students 
on to the campus and increase the college's 
income. [We also wanted] to provide a service 
for the students who come back and want to take 
an extra degree," he said. 

Greenleaf said the plan was changed because 
"people must have time to determine whether or 
not they are happy with their profession." He said 
Southern encourages people must have time to 
determine whether or not they are happy with 
their profession." He said Southern encourages 
people to try their degree, and if they don't like it, 



,' h.r.U 



..p. 6 



The Campus Safety Department 
has issued moving violation tickets out 
of its jurisdiction. Director Dale Tyrrell 
said the department has written at least 
two tickets this year on College Drive 
West, the stretch of road in front of 
campus. According to Collegedale po- 
lice chief Dennis Cramer, campus secu- 
rity does not have the right to issue tick- 
ets there. 

"This is acity road and not part of 
campus," Cramer said. "Campus Safety 
cannot write tickets on city roads." 

Tyrrell responded, "We try to do 
things that are ihe least traumatic to those 
involved. If a student officer witnesses a 
violation and contacts the Collegedale 
Police to write the ticket, it would go on 
the violator's record. Instead, we have 
handled it through the college. We don't 
stand to gain either way," he said. 

One such ticket receiver was sen- 
ior John Craig, who got a $15 campus 
moving violation ticket in January for 
not yielding at the crosswalk on College 
Drive West. He said he and others with 
him interpreted the student traffic direc- 
tor's "confusing arm signals" as instruc- 
tions to continue driving through the 
crosswalk, which he did. Two days later, 
he received a campus moving violation 
ticket in his mailbox. 

Because he felt he was innocent 
and that Campus Safety did not have ju- 
risdiction to tickel on College Drive, he 
protested ihe citation. Craig contacted 
Campus Safety, Collegedale officials 
(who he said refused to comment on the 
issue), Hamilton County officials, and a 
lawyer (who he said told him he has a 
good case). Craig has since stopped 
pushing ihe issue because he said he was 
told by a Campus Safety employee that 
his ticket has been misplaced. Tyrrell 
said tickets are not usually lost and it will 
be found. "So many students come in 
here and talk to me about appealing their 
tickets that it's hard to remember his 
particular case, but I think I may have 
told him it would be dismissed," Tyrrell 

Tyrrell said he's sure Craig would 
rather keep his campus ticket than be 
ticketed by the Collegedale Police, and 
thai is why Craig was given a campus 
citation. He said the students working as 

See Tickets, p. 6 



Imagination Station Completed 

SC Students and Community Complete Project in Six Days 



"While we were building, I kept say- 
ing 'Look at our beautiful playground. It's 
going to be wonderful ' and our architect looked 
at me and said "Barbara, you're doing more 
than building a playground, you're building a 
community. When you finish this project, 
you'll have more than you ever expected," 
said Barbara Hunt, General Co-ordinator. 

Six days, over 160 hours, and 1200 
volunteers came out to build Imagination 
Station, a dream that look three women a little 
less than a year to accomplish. 

All was not perfect, however, the 
weather left lots to be desired. "The plans 
called for 200 tons of sand and we '11 need that 
much more to make up for what the rain 
washed away. I was totally amazed even with 
the rain we had over 1 50 students sign up and 
help. Skip McCandless couldn't have done 
more. We saw Don Sahly building and sev- 
eral of the faculty." Grounds and service 
departments volunteered their help by setting 
up tents and tables for the food servers and 

Many students have already tried out 
the new park. Clifton Brooks, freshman said 
"I went Friday 1 2-5 and sanded big, big poles. 
It reminded me of a maranatha project be- 
cause of the volunteer labor and everybody 



By Angie Cofey 

had a specific job to do and 
now you see the results." 
Students are welcome and 
encouraged to attend the 
playground with hours being 
from sunrise to sunset. 

The idea came from 
Barbara Hunt who took her 
kids to the Mountain Maze 
on Lookout Mountain. 
When she came back she 
talked with her sister, Kathy 
Hammond, about the need 
for a nice park in this area 
and she said "Okay, let's do 
it." Along with Evonne 
Richards and 12committees, 
the playground came to- 
gether. They are not through 
yet however, new projects 
in the future are being con- 
sidered and picnic pavilions 
are underway for the sum- 
mer. They have truly suc- 
ceeded in building: not just 
Imagination Station, but 
friendships that bond stu- 
dents, faculty, and commu- 
i ground. 




Extravaganza Gives SC an International Taste 



Approximately 160 southern students, 
community and out of town visitors came to 
the International Extravaganza Sunday Night, 
March 22. The party was held to honor all the 
international students on campus and to intro- 
duce next years Club officers. 

The cafeteria, where the party was held, 
was decorated with international flags that 
hung from the ceiling while European bread 
and butter and bottles of Martinelle's deco- 
rates the tables. 

The program began with the National 
Anthem which the guests sang as the Ameri- 
can flag was brought in. The first half of the 
program celebrated the many different cul- 
tures represented on campus, the entertain- 
ment included a Korean fold dance, an Afri- 
can poem and a French love song. "There was 
a good balance of different cultures repre- 
sented, " said this year's International Club 
pastor, Caleb Radebe. 

The theme of the extravaganza was the 
discovery of America and also of Southern. In 
honor of the theme, ad Spanish meal was 
prepared by the cafeteria. The food included 
Paella Con Polio, European Potato Bread and 
Frijoles negroes, to name a few of the entrees. 
"The food was really interesting, especially 
the bread," said Ellen Roberts, public rela- 
tions person for the club. 

The second half of the program celebrated 
the discovery of Southern. Sr. Son Duff, the 
MC for the evening, went around asking the 
guests how they discovered southern. Two of 
the typical answers were, "My parents went 
there," and "Doug Martin recruited me." 

Thank you's to the supporters of the club 
and those that helped with the party were 
announced, a special tribute was given to Dr. 



Bandioli. The Inter- 
national Club officers 
presented him with a 
card and a plant. 

Referring to how 
the guests appeared to 
like the party, James 
Dittes, president of 
International Club, 
said "We tried to have 
a relaxed and open at- 
mosphere so the guests 
could really concen- 
trate on the different 
cultures presented. I 
think the people who 
came had a good 
time." He will be 
passing the honor of 
presidency to Rodney 
Rufo next year. " I 
hope to have officers 
that are well coordi- 
nated with each other 
and work well to- 
gether,"saidRufo. His 
supporting officers 
will be: Tami Burch- 
VP, Lori Cadavero- 
Social Activities Di- 
rector, Angie Coffey 
and Shari Wolcott- 
Public Relations, 
Aimee Wright-Secre- 
tary, Geoffrey James- 
Treasurer, and Travis 
Patterson-Pastor. 




Students who attended the Extravaganza were treated to a 
Spanish-style gourmet 



Student Leaders Will 
Convene at Southern 



On Southern's campus April 9 through 12, 
the only spring showers will be brainstorms. 

That weekend, members of the Adventist 
Inter-collegiate Association, (AIA) will meet 
at Southern to share ideas that will affect 
Student Associations in Adventist colleges 
and universities across North America. 

Members of this conference are officers 
and officers-elect of nationwide Adventist 
Student Associations. They will take part in a 
Leadership Conference which will include 
casual sharing of ideas and organized semi- 
nars on topics dealing with specific offices 
such as social activities, newspaper and year- 
book publications, and relig: 



Alex Bryan, AIA president, feels the con- 
vention can do a lot for the future SA. "AIA 
is great," he says. "It adds zing to being an SA 
officer. You realize the impact you can have 
on student lives." 

Krisi Clark, SA president-elect, attended 
AIA last year at La Sierra College in Califor- 
nia as SA social vice president-elect. "I liked 



it," she says. "I got to share ideas and learn 
from other people." 

Clark will be making a presentation to 
the social activities group on one of her 
ideas — the Gilligan's Island party — as well 
as attending meetings with other present 
and future SA presidents. "I want to learn 
how to direct the student body and student 
voice," she says. She will also explore 
student issues and how to respond to them. 

AIA includes much more than just lead- 
ership seminars. Bryan feels AIA can also 
make a statement to the church on behalf of 
college students. "AIA is not some special 
interest group," he says, "It is the lifeblood 
of the church. If there is anything we want 
to say to our church, we can say it here as 
a representative body." 

"AIA brings a lot of great ideas," says 
SA president Rob Fulbright, who also at- 
tended last year's AIA conference. "You 
meet with the other officers and there are 
ideas you've never thought of and issues 
you never imagined you 'd face out there." 



SA Senate Approves Purchase of 
Benches for Brock Hall 



By Marissa Tucker 



The SA Senate officially 
approved the installation of 
lObenchesinBrockHallas 
this year's Senate project. 
Both the second and third 
floors will receive four 
benches, and the first floor 
will receive two. Each 
bench will be eight feet long 
and 24 inches wide, with a 
cloth-covered foam cush- 

The benches, which will 
be placed under the win- 
dows in the front hallways, 
will help alleviate the over- 
crowding problem on the 
third floor and provide stu- 
dents with more seating 
space throughout the build- 
ing. "Each floor will have 
several benches in place by 
the end of the school year, if 
all goes according to plan," 
commented Brad Emde, the 
Senate project committee 
chairman. 

In a cost-saving effort, 
K.R. Davis, SA sponsor, 
will be making the wooden 
benches and Dr. Don Sahty, 
Southem'spresident.willbe 
doing the upholstery work. 
Depending on how much 
money is saved, the project 
committee is considering 
using the extra funds to- 
wards either a sand-filled 
volleyball pit ormore Straw- 
berry Festival equipment. 



Biology Club and 

Tri-Beta Organize 

Diverse Events 




Beta Beta BetaNationai Biologi- 
cal Society (a.k.a Tri-Beta) and the Biol- 
ogy Club have been more active at South- 
ern College this year than in the past. 
Working in conjunction, these organiza- 
tions have planned many combined 
events. This year's activities included 
fund raising, vespers, camping, caving, 
and white-water rafting. 

Tri-Beta is exclusively for those 
Biology students whomeet the academic 
standards set by this nationally recog- 
nized honor society. The Southern Col- 
lege (Kappa Phi) chapter of Tri-Beta 
aims to encourage scholarship, teaching, 
and research through its activities. This 
year's Tri-Beta encouraged development 
Of the E.O, Grundset Lecture Series and 
co-sponsors it in concert with the Biol- 
ogy department. 

Although Tri-Beta is exclusive. 
Biology Club membership is open to 
anyone interested in the club's activities. 
This year the club sponsored a series of 
National Geographic video presentations. 

If students want to have fund in 
an active club, they need to be involved 
and make if happen. 

Upcoming Chih Events 

E. O. Grundset Lecture Series 

7:30 pm in Lynn Wood Hall 
March 26 - Michael S. Harvey, PhD, 

"Bats of Tennessee and the 

World" 
April 2 - Matthew P. Roe, Ph. D. 

"Ground squirrels versus 

rattlesnakes; risky business 

or risk 



Biology Club Video Series 

5:15 in the back of the cafe 
March 31 - " Australia's Annual 
Mysteries" 



April 28 - "African Odyssey" 



The SA Senate approved the purcha 
bare halls of Brock Hall. 



of benches for the 




News — - 

President George Bush Dominates in SC Poll 

Poll Reveals Economic Conditions Determined Vote 



A 45 percent vic- 
tory has never been con- 
sidered by politicians or 
pollsters to be a possible 
popular vote margin be- 
tween two major Presidential candidates. 
Such a landslide has never happened. In 
fact, the greatest victory in American presi- 
dential politics hovered only around a 20 
percent differential. 

But if Southern College were to 
decide the 1992 Presidential Election this 
spring, probable Republican nominee and 
sitting President George Bush would de- 
feat probable Democratic nominee Bill 
Clinton 70 to 25 percent. 

This decided margin is not surpris- 
ing, however, considering the makeup of 
Southern College's student body. Advent- 
ists have tended to be more conservative 
(and thus more Republican) that the main- 
stream — especially in the South. In a 1988 
mock election at Southern, George Bush 




President George Bush was the favorite 
candidate among Southern students. He 
received 70 percent of the popular vote in 
a poll conducted by the Southern Accent. 

defeated Michael Dukakis by a similar 
margin. The opinion of students who 
come to Southern College seems not to 
have changed during the past four years as 
to the party they prefer. 

The pole conducted by the Accent 
tells us some eye-opening things about the 
contrasts between Southern College Demo- 
crats and Republicans. When asked if they 
would vote in the fall, 88 percent of those 
whoclaim the Democratic Party responded 
affirmatively compared to only 65 percent 
of the Republicans. Respondents were 
also asked how will-informed they were 
about the issues and candidates. 73 per- 
cent of SC Democrats said they were very 



Poll Results 



Total Number Polled 205 

Democrats 21% 

Republicans 60% 

Independents, minor parties 19% 

Those that will vote in November 

Democrats 88% 

Republicans 65% 

Total 68% 

How well informed 

Very well or adequate 59% 

Little or none 41% 

The most important issue in the cam- 
paign 

Economy 42% 

Social Policy 19% 

Education 18% 

Foreign Policy 14% 

Healthcare 6% 

If Election were held today 

Bush 70% 

Clinton 25% 

Undecided 5% 



will or adequately informed, significantly 
larger than the 56 percent of SC Republicans. 
On a whole, it appears that those supporting 
themajority candidate actually know less than 
those supporting the minority candidate. 

(An important caution to those who 
might feel relieved by any numbers this high 
which pertain to political awareness: The 
respondents to this pole were volunteers. The 
voice we hear is that of the semi-interested 
person, at least. If a true cross-section were 
taken, the number would be, in all likelihood, 
much lower.) 

Democrats on our campus don't seem 
particularly excited about the prospect of Bill 
Clinton as their candidate, however. Nearly 
40 percent say they would still prefer New 
York Governor Mario Cuomo over the Ar- 
kansas Governor. In addition, one-third of 



those voting Democrat appear to be leaning 
towards George Bush. 

The economy is the most important 
issue to 42 percent of Southern College stu- 
dents. Healthcare, an issue which many 
Americans consider to be very important, is 
the most important issue to only 6 percent of 
the student body. This is largely because of 
our age. (Most of us have yet to face major 
hospital and other medical bills.) 



Remember to 

Register to Vote! 

Your vote DOES 

make a difference. 



News 



$1 Million Organ 
Undergoes Repairs 

$130,000 Estimate for Damage 
Done by Last Summer's Storm 



By Heather Williams 



The wind was fierce as it forced 
its way into Collegedale on Aug. 
4, 1 990. It ripped off part of the 
roof over the sanctuary in the 
Collegedale Church. Finally, it 
poured its torrents of rain into the 
church, onto the floor and the 
Anton Heiller Memorial Organ. 
The water flooded the church and 
soon people were using the com- 
munion towels to sop up the mess 
the storm made. 

Judy Glass, head organist and 
organ teacher at Southern, said 
the organ is worth between 1.2 
million and 1.6 million dollars. 
With the damage that was done by 
the storm, it is costing about 10 
percent of the total cost, nearly 
$130,000, to repair it. Fortunately, 
the organ was insured and this 
cost is being paid for by an insur- 
ance company. 

Restoration of the organ began 
this January because the builders 



had to finish some other jobs. The 
restorers are Richards, Fowkes and 
Co., which was involved in the 
initial installation of the Heiller 

"There are almost 5,000 pipes 
in the organ and they all have to be 
taken out except for thelarge pipes 
in the front of the organ," said 
Glass. They will then be cleaned 
along with the racks that the pipes 
sit in. The pipes will then be tuned 
and adjusted in order to put out the 

The restoration of the organ is 
expected to be complete by June 
2 1 , in time for an organ workshop 
that will take place June 21-26. 
"The workshop is like a coming- 
out party for the organ after the 
rain," said Glass. During this 
workshop, international organists 
will be giving lessons and per- 
forming i 




Repairs on the organ should be 

Tuition, 



completed by mid June. 



after two years they ta ,i 
hack at half tuition. 

When the new restriction goes 

into effect, students will still be 
able to return as post graduates, 
but will not receive hall tuition 
until the allotted time period. 

Post graduate Sheila Draper 
appreciated being able to come 
back and pay half tuition right 
after her graduation. "I would not 



have come back two years later 
[forhalf tuition], "she said. Draper 
was able to finish another degree 
this year as a post graduate. 

Post graduates have make up 
approximately 1.5% of the stu- 
dent body in the past four years. 

The plan docs not apply to 
classes such as directed study, 
private music lessons, or the nurs- 
ing program. 



Club/Department News 



Communications 

• Communication Career Day is March 30. Professionals 
from different areas fo the communication feild will be 
here to speak with students in classes and on an individ 
ual basis. 

• Pam Harris, journalism professor, is one of eight final 
ists for the Ketchum Public Relations "Smart" Grant. 
The recipient of the "Smart" Grant will receive an 
$8000 scholarship. Mrs. Harris is currendy working on 
her Ph.D in the communication field at the University of 
Tennessee, Knoxville. 



Destiny 



• Destiny drama troupe will present its home show on 
Friday, April 3, 8 p,m,, in the Collegedale Church. 

Europe 

• Students will have a chance to see Europe and earn 
credit hours this summer. The tour is scheduled to leave 
May 28 and return June 4. Those going will tours 
several countries including France. Germany, Italy, and 
Austria. Contact Bill Wohiers for information if inter 
ested 

Gym-Masters 

• The Gym-Masters gym team will present its home show 
on Saturday, April 4, 9 p.m. in the gym. Be sure to 
bring your ID card to get in. 

Nursing 

- The nursing students will begin Patient Care Manage- 
ment on April 6. This program allows second year 
nursing students to work full-time shifts at local 
hospitals. 

Music Department 

• Something Speciai Singing Group will present its home 
show on Saturday, March 28, 8 p.m. in the Academy 
Auditorium. 

Public Relations 

• Southern received a gold award in the Chattanooga 
Advertising Federation Addy Awards program. Doris 
Burdick, director of publications, accepted the 
award for the Quinquennial Report, Sharing the Story. 
Chattanooga's top advertising and design agencies sub 
mined entries. Southern was the only college or univer 
sity to win in any catagory. 



If you have a complaint, 
comment, compliment, or 
criticism, please don 't keep 

it to yourself. Write a 
letter to the Accent editor. 



News 



Tickets, fomP 



crosswalk guards cannot issue 
Collegedale moving violations, 
but they can "take information to 
the Collegedale police and fill out 
a complaint, then the police can 
fill out an arrest. While the cross- 
ing guards are not police officers, 
they represent the Collegedale 
Police Department while direct- 
ing traffic on College Drive," he 
said- "The Collegedale Police 
Department will stand behind us." 

Tyrrell has worked as a 
police officer in New York and 
was security director at Andrews 
University before joining South- 
em. "I have been over this prob- 
lem before. When non-police 
officers direct traffic, they go out 
as representatives of the police 
department," he said. 

Cramer said, "The [Cam- 
pus Safety employees] can't en- 
force any traffic laws at all on 
Collegedale roads except to order 
a citation from a judge like any 
citizen can do." He said if any 
person witnesses a moving viola- 
tion on a Collegedale street, he or 
she can as a judge to sign a war- 
rant. "But generally, Collegedale 
police will not issue a ticket un- 
less we see it happen ourselves." 
If a moving violation happens on 
campus, the campus security can 
chase the violator for a mile off 
campus. 

Tyrrell estimated the de- 
partment issues 250 tickets each 
month, and only three or four 
moving violations, but this doesn't 
meanwewon't. Wecouldbealol 
stricter with the stop signs and 
speeding on campus," he said. 
"Some students ask us why we 
don't write more speeding tick- 
ets, especially on Industrial Drive, 
but we like to enforce the campus 
laws without writing a lot of tick - 

"It's hard for students to 
understand that we're not trying 
to be the bully and push them 
around," Tyrrell said. "The stu- 



dents [officers] that are out there 
writing tickets are writing tickets 
for actual violations, but some 
[violators] may have real good 
reasons and in those cases we 
excuse their tickets." Tyrrell said 
he and security assistant Cliff 
Myers go over most appeals to- 
gether, but some cases he decides 
alone if they are obvious. 

"Ticket income does not 
enrich us directly," he said. All 
ticket fine payments go into South- 
em's general fund. 

The Safety Department 
has been upgraded dramatically 
in the last two years. The depart- 
ment purchased the patrol car last 
year, followed by the transporta- 
tion van and employee uniforms. 
This year, the department moved 
into newly renovated offices in 
Lynn Wood Hall and gained sev- 
eral computers and printers. One 
computer displays the status and 
location of all campus fire alarms, 
and in three weeks, it will be 
upgraded to include drawings 
pinpointing the exact location of a 
sounding alarm. Another com- 
puter keeps tabs on the card sys- 
tem in the dorms and Collegedale 
Church. 

Twenty-two students are 
employed by Campus Safety. An 
officer is maintained in the secu- 
rity office around the clock, re- 
sponding to calls and observing 
fire and security systems by 
computer. An officer is also 
always on duty outside the office, 
and between 1 1 p.m. and 3 a.m., a 
third worker is added. 

Department duties in- 
clude: issuing parking and mov- 
ing violation tickets, overseeing 
the campus, Collegedale Church 
and Flemming Plaza, directing 
traffic, transporting students to 
medical and transportation ap- 
pointments, providing a campus 
security escort upon request, jump 
starting vehicles, helping get keys 
out of locked cars, checking build- 
ings at night and responding to 
fire alarms. 



Care Officers Set Plans 
for Next Year 



By Jennifer Wittey 



As the school year ap- 
proaches its end, new CARE lead- 
ers have been selected for next 
year. Most have not had time to 
think about specific plans for next 
year, however, the idea to get more 
students involved in CARE was a 
major objective. 

Libby Riano, next year's 
Assistant Chaplain, will be pro- 
gramming Friday night vespers. 
She hopes simple presentations 
rather than entertainment will be 
the focus of vespers in the coming 
year. "I think more than ever 
before, we need to present the 
matchless charms of Christ to the 
students," she said. 

Gary Collins hopes to get 
more students involved in spread- 
ing the Last Day message of the 



church through Campus Minis- 
tries. He wants to continue the 
work done this year in that depart- 

Taking over Student Mis- 
sions, Leslie Brooks wants to see 
more students on campus realize 
that they don't have to be over- 
seas or a task force worker to be a 
missionary. "People can witness 
by living a godly life," she said. 
Besides the normal activities of 
fund-raising and keeping in touch 
with student missionaries, she 
would like to initiate prayergroups 
for different student missionaries 
each week. 

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Alarm, 



streak flashes and a solid tone is emitted 
across the computer when an alarm is trig- 
gered. Immediately, the printers activate and 
report the exact location of the alarm, room, 
and occupants. Addressable smoke detectors 
are what makes this system unique to the 
campus. 

However, all is not perfected. When 
the dirt or smoke goes beyond a certain level 
they are put into the alarm mode. The detec- 
tors are sensitive and accurate. However, they 
can not distinguish between dirt or fire. Imag- 
ine a cup of water. Drops of water and quarters 
are added until the cup overflows. The cup 
cannot regulate what is put into it or how often 
thai happens. This is the same idea with the 
alarms. For instance, some of the bathrooms 
in Thatcher are being renovated. The alarms 
were not covered and thus large amounts of 
dust and particles filled the detectors. The de- 
tector overflowed. Also, many of the students 
bum food in the kitchenettes. This is the same 
principle. "90% of the problems could be 
solved by simply installing windows that 
open," recommended Suzy Mazzot. However, 
the fire alarm systems which is still not in 
completion, have not been in the dorm more 
than 3 months. Dale Tyrrell suggests one of 
the problems is the computer is not yet pro- 
grammed to direct security to the detectors 
that need to be cleaned. 

Tyrrell, Campus Security Director, 
praises the new system on its up-to-date tech- 
nology. However, he realizes there is a prob- 
lem. "I'd like to clear the problems up. It has 
taken much too long to clear this thing up." 



Many are obviously concerned with 
the new system. Dean Qualley says, "This is a 
dangerous situation. If we had a real fire no 
one would leave. There's not been a fire drill 
all year. Every time the alarms go off (in 
Talge) there hasn't been a fire so there's been 
no reason to go out. The smoke detectors are 
not what's making it go off." The system is 
extremely sensitive and this seems to be a 
concern for Thatcher residents where steam, 
hairdryers and bumi food are common. "When 
they get it done and everything is right, it will 
be a good system. Most of the girls are leaving 
the dorm. They need 10 go out whether it is a 
malfunction or not or they will become com- 
placent," said Dean Engel. 

"The system works good. We need to 
learn as a department. If the computer is pro- 
grammed, the system works," said Tyrrell. 

The need for the new systems was not 
the many fires or increasing crime rate, but to 
foresee problems that might arise in the fu- 
ture. The residents have also been protected 
by the new Card Access system. The Access 
has been in operation for 6 weeks and is 
operating effectively. "Right after we put the 
system in operation ai Thatcher someone from 
Talge tried to use their card. His name, ID 
number, and time immediately appeared on 
our computer," said Tyrrell. "People just want 
to see what will happen." Simply put the 
system locks and unlocks doors when speci- 
fied by the deans. Tyrrell siiys the system was 
installed for the security of the residents. 



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Million 



The Century II Endowment Fund has 
! reached$7.5 million in cash, but is closer 
j to $10 million when including the de- 
' ferred gifts maturing later. 
i The Fund creates scholarship money 
! for students based on needs that are set by 
i the local government. Money that is 
, donated by individuals or a corporation is 
j carefuUyinvestedbyaspecialcommittee. 
j Only the interest is used to give scholar- 
| ships. In this way the Endowment Fund 
1 willalwaysbeinexistence. Thelargerthe 
j Fund grows, the more money there is 
i available to give students. 

The Century Fund was created in 1983 
i withagoalof$l0mUIionbyI992. "Ifyoi 
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i vice president of development. McClarty 
! hopes the donations and contributions will 
i keep coming to support this fund so it can 
I continue to help the students who need 
! this program. 



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SA Social Activities 
Questionaire 



Please answer the following questions and bring this 
survey to either Southern Memories office or the South- 
ern Accent office. Thank-you, Amy Beckworth, Social 
Vice-Elect. 

1. What was your favorite SA function this year? 
Why? 



2. What was your least favorite SA event? Why? 



3. What did you like about the Gilligan's Island 
Party? (Comment on Bob Denver - Gilligan- attend- 
ing the party - what you thought of it.) 



4. Did you like the Valentine's Banquet? Why? 



5. Do you have any suggestions for mid-week par- 
ties and reverse weekend parties? 



6. If you have any other suggestions, comments or 
questions, please let me know. Thank-you for the 
help. It will help next year's planning 



Opinion 



Letters to the Editor 



Turn up the Music 



Dear Editor, 

This may not seem like an important 
issue or a news break of monumental 
importance, but it often burdens my mind. I 
was noticing that each week in the Col- 
legedale church there have been some 
inconsistencies in their sound system. 
Friday night vespers, for example, was the 
Academy Music Festival concert. One song 
I particularly remember was ihe piano solo. 
I remember ibis smie because it couldn't be 
heard at all. How hard can it be to plug in 
the mic which is [here for ihc sole purpose 
picking up the amplifying the piano. 

It seems like the operators are not 
paying atteniion to things like the piano 
volume. Maybe they can'f keep their eyes 
off the huge and unnecessary organ (Has 
anyone heard of synthesizers?). 

I recall that during fourth summer 
session when I worked for Instructional 
Media, I always used a piano mic — it really 
is simple to hook up. I remember overhear- 
ing people later saying ihey noticed a real 
difference in the song services. Yes", you 
guessed it — they could hear the piano! 

Another thing I am sick of is the 
sound operators who are deaf. I am espe- 
cially tired of listening to the high fre- 
quency rings that often accompany most of 
the sermons in the Church. All they need to 
do is pull down the channel on the mixer to 
fix the problem. I can truly say that it is 
most annoying when someone is talking and 
they are accompanied by a squeeeeel. 

Since I am a seasoned audio profes- 
sional, I know that sound people seldom 
receive praise for anything they do. But 
they sure do gel the heat when they screw 
up. Remember two things: First, sound 
operators can never improve the input from 
the stage (singers, instruments, lecturers). 
Second, sound operators should do every- 



thing within their power to avoid feedback 
and dead mics. This creates tension among 
the stage and the operators. When the 
operator loses control, the audience gets 
nervous. 

I know there are lots of buttons and 
dials on the mixer in the Church. If you are 
not 100% positive on how it works, call me 
at ext. #3035 and I will be glad to meet with 
you and explain it. And knowing is half the 
battle. 

-Joe Forbes 

Let Us Fight 
the Fires 

Dear Editor, 

I am writing this letter not only as a 
local volunteer firefighler bul as a con 
cerned student here at Southern College 
imce the implementation of the new fire 
alarm/security device there has been noth- 
ing but problems. Problems not only with 
the device itself, but with Southern College 
security department 



I'm sure most dorm residents will 
agree that the new million dollar high-tech 
device is simply another budget blunder. 
The fire alarm is supposedly one of the best 
WE can buy because it can locate the 
precise location of the fire and make us all 
safer. Although the security device isn't 
fully operational yet, ihe fire alarm is. 
Sometimes ii works and sometimes it 
doesn't. 

That leads me to the next problem. 
Southern College security department. Over 
the past several weeks, when the fire alarm 
really did work, the security department has 
not done their job. For example, on Sunday, 
March 8 there was a small fire in the girls 
dormitory. Our security department waited 
between 20-30 minutes after the alarm went 
off to even notify the fire department. When 
the fire department finally arrived on the 
scene they were instructed by the security 
department that the new fire alarm "pre- 
cisely" located the fire on the 3rd floor. It 
turned out to be on the 2nd floor. If that 
wasn't bad enough, on Thursday, March 19 
another small fire in the girls dormitory 
produced the same result. This time security 
worked a little quicker and called the fire 
department in only about 15 minutes and 
actually knew where the fire was. 

First, I realize the security depart- 
ment is trying to save the fire department 
the "hassle" of coming out on ALL of the 
false alarms this million dollar high-tech de- 
vice creates. But really, this is what the fire 
department is here for. I cannot speak for all 
of the members of the department, but I'm 
sure they would rather come out for a false 
alarm than to be called AFTER IT IS TOO 
LATE and someone has been hurt or killed. 
Second, this waiting by the security 
department not only makes the local fire de- 
partment seem slow, but undependable. The 
Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department 
is a very organized and professional organi- 
zation and is neither slow or undependable. 
Averaging approximately 3 calls per day, 
the department almost always begins re- 
sponse in under 90 seconds. 

This type of behavior by Southern 
College security department is not only un- 
professional but is endangering every dorm 
resident. I hope when the security device is 
fully operational it will operate a little better 
than the security department will stop 
writing so many needless parking tickets 
and try and live up to their name of "secu- 
rity" department. 

-Kevin A. Snider 

Stop the Waiting! 

Dear Editor: 

As we stand here in the girl's dorm 
lobby waning to sign up for rooms we 

cannot help bul feel what a ridiculous waste 
or lime this system incurs. 

The current system functions on a 
first come first served basis for an entire 
class-standing in one evening. This means 
there are approximately a hundred girls 
trying to stand in a single file line wasting 



As one can well imagine this is a 
very inefficient, cumbersome, time-consum- 
ing system. In addition, people began 
"camping" in the lobby as early as 1 1 a.m. 
despite the sign ruling this out. 

We have cited the following sugges- 
tions as possibilities for improving the 
system: 

1. Class Standing — This is still a 
good starting point, but should no be 
a sole consideration. 

2. Consider G.P.A. — As of now, 
a 3.5 will allow a dorm resident an extra 
hour after curfew. Why doesn't Distin- 
guished Dean's List invoke some extra 
privilege(s)? 

3. "Squatter's" Rights — If a 
resident has any of the above qualifications, 
they should be able to reserve their room 
again. 

4. Worship Attendance — This is 
another possible consideration. 

The above criteria could be com- 
piled and a print out posted for the order of 
room sign-ups. This would save time,, 
tempers, ad avoid the present confusion. 



A Southern 

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Security — What Does It Mean? 



Security (n.) 1. Freedom from 
danger, care, or fear; feeling or condition of 
being safe. 2. Freedom from doubt; cer- 
tainty. 3. Overconfidence; carelessness. 

According to Webster, security can 
mean several things. However, at Southern 
College, I'm not sure which definition fits 
best. 

During the four years I've been at 
Southern, I've seen the security department 
change. It has gone from being nearly non- 
existent to over-existent. 

Security at Southern reminds me of 
the volume on a sound system. The volume 
was so low, no one could hear the music. 
But once attention was brought to the low 
volume, the level was increased. Only, the 
volume didn't stop rising; it kept getting 
louder. Now, it's to the point where it's so 
loud, it has become annoying. 

All year, I've heard complaints 
about the security department. Many 
Southern students are frustrated with how 
things are handled regarding their safety. 

Before I continue, let me state that I 
agree with the concept of security and 
safety. I realize that rules must be made and 
enforced in order to maintain order. In fact, 
I think Southern has done good things in 
recent years to improve campus safety. For 
example, the new lighting system and 
parking lights around campus have greatly 
improved night-time security. 

However, there are some things that 
have bothered me in regards to the "new 
and improved" safety department. 

1. The squad car. I've thought 
much about the reasons for the squad car. I 
suppose it might allow for better mobility in 
chasing someone or something, and it might 
even add a little prestige to the security 



service; but I still cannot justify in my mind 
why we need one. First of all, the campus 
is not that big. It also takes a lot of gas to 
run a squad car both day and night. My 
suggestion would be to invest the money 
spent on gas and buy a few electric-powered 
golf carts. These would allow the security 
officers to patrol more of the campus in 
much less time. It would also eliminate the 
gasoline expenses. 

2. The uniforms. Personally, the 
uniforms don't impress me. I believe there 
should be something to distinguish the 
officers from everyone else; however, 
we've carried it to an extreme: our security 
officers could be mistaken for actual police- 
men. I suggest losing some of the extra 
paraphernalia, such as the handcuffs and 
hats. I guess my real question is: "Who are 
we trying to impress?" 

3. Ticketing procedures. Yes, I've 
received a few myself. And once this 
editorial is printed, I'm sure I'll be getting 
plenty more. Most students on campus 
know what it feels like to find a ticket 
attached to their windshield. I agree with 
the concept of ticketing cars parked in 
unauthorized areas and issuing tickets for 
traffic violations on campus. But there 
seems to be a major flaw in the system. The 
problem, I believe, lies in the appeal proc- 
ess. I've talked to many students who have 
had good reasons for parking in certain 
places, but their appeals were denied. I 
know that in years past the security depart- 
ment used a traffic court to decide these 
cases; but there is no such system presently 
being used. In fairness to everyone, I 
suggest the reinstitution of this traffic court. 

4. Attitude of security officers. 
This is by far the touchiest issue in this 



editorial. Maybe it has something to do 
with the new uniforms, but I've noticed that 
some of the officers (I don't mean every 
officer) need to change their attitudes a 
little. These officers need to remember that 
they are students too, and they still must 
respect the rights and privacy of others. A 
friend of mine has on many occasions been 
rudely treated by officers. For example, 
when he and his girlfriend were sitting in 
his car (this has happened more than a 
couple of times) in a lighted part of campus, 
an officer in the squad car turned his lights 
into my friend's car and just watched them 
for quite a few minutes. The officer was 
waiting for them to either leave the car or 
drive off. 

My question is: "What's the pur- 
pose behind this?" The answer, I suppose, 
would be; "Well, he might be molesting his 
girlfriend in the car." If the officer is so 
concerned, why didn't he get out of the 
squad car and come over to the car and see 
if everything was o.k., instead of shining his 
bright lights in the car. Who knows, my 
friend could have driven off and molested 
his girlfriend somewhere else. I could go 
on about officers and their attitudes, but 
space doesn't permit. 

Let me now say that there are many 
officers who handle their responsibility with 
professionalism, and act appropriately 
toward their fellow students and faculty. I 
commend them for this and I only wish they 
were all like that. 

To sum up the purpose of this 
editorial, I would say that we must look at 
the problems and find solutions. I am 
thankful for the security department, but I 
think it must re-think some of its policies 
and procedures. If we don't change, the 
volume will keep getting louder and louder. 




Opinion 



The View from Up Here 



Act on Fact, Not Fiction 



You've seen it before. How many 
i have you been scared by the reports 
of impending doom if we don't stop 
putting gigantic holes in our ozone layer? 
What arc the animals going to do if we 
don't stop intruding onto their land? What 
are we going to do about pollution? 

Well, there's a word for people 
who are always angry and protesting 
something — activist. The dictionary 
definition of activist explains it as a theory 
or practice based on militant action. Do 
these people realK have a right 10 be 
militant about their beliefs? 

Everyone that's worried about our 
ozone layer has either heard reports from 
the liberal media or from scientists who 
get their information from computer simu- 
lations. How factual is that? There is no 
hole, either, just areas of depletion, which 
is a natural occurrence. 

You might ask about all of the skin 
cancer reports. The simple fact of the 
matter is that people stay out in the sun 
more frequently ami lor longer periods of 
lime than they used to. What do you 
expect from a tan-crazed world? Skin 
;r is an obvious consequence. 



By P J. Lambeth 

Well, you might ask, what about all 
of the damaging pollution and CFC's? It is 
a fact that 96% of all greenhouse gasses are 
emitted by nature, i.e. volcanos. Knowing 
this, how has the world survived all of these 
years against that kind of assault? What do 
these environmental activists want us to do, 
plug every cow, human, and volcano on the 
face of the Earth? This is obviously not the 
answer, and the Earth is doing fine so far. 

Case in point: Remember when the 
scientists were telling everyone that global 
warming was going to melt the ice caps and 
raise sea level so high that Florida would go 
under? Well, new studies show that sea 
level is steadily dropping. The media didn't 
make a big deal about that, though. 

And what about these animal rights 
activists? Now don't get me wrong, I don't 
endorse unnecessary cosmetic testing on 
helpless bunnies, but this spotted owl 
business is ridiculous. This same radical 
group of people who are always crying 
about our economy have effectively termi- 
nated over 10,000 industrial jobs because 
they believe that the spotted owl couldn't 
find another home. Maybe you've heard 
about the swallow's famous return to Capis- 



trano. It happens every year and they 
always come back to the same place. It 
just so happened that this year has seen 
new civilian development in Capistrano. 
So, did all of those swallows just keel over 
dead when they saw their habitat invaded? 
No. They went to California and found 
another place to live. I think the spotted 
owl could do the same. 

My point is that the Earth is amaz- 
ingly rejuvenescent. Yes, tragedies like oil 
spills have horrible immediate effects and 
should be prevented at all costs, but we 
haven't doomed Alaska to one giant 
wasteland of oil with one Exxon tanker. 
Since that spill, Alaska has had record 
numbers of salmon hauls. 

When God gave man the Earth, He 
told us to take care of it and we obviously 
haven't done a good job. We have had un- 
necessary pollution and animal species 
have become extinct because of humans. 
I'm not denying that we're corrupt. But 
beware the alarmists, liberals, and extrem- 
ists, who predict an all-out Apocalypse if 
we don't throw away all of our air condi- 
tioners by 1995. Just remember, you can't 
believe everything you hear. 



I 



T he View From Down Here 



The Forgotten Issue 



The 1992 Presidential campaign 
will eventually be judged for what it 

didn't say. rather than what it did. "What 
should have been" will be the view 
historians take of the political race long 
after the campaign ads, the stumping, and 
the confetti have passed. 

Money, jobs, and Japan-bashing 
seem to be the only major arenas to be 
entered this year. Sure, health care, too, 
but that major mountain NO candidate ' 
really wants to tackle with any true vigor. 
Issues that really count don't count for 
much in politics, 1992 style. And proba- 
bly the most overlooked issue— perhaps 
[he •' (orgotten issue"— is the environ- 
ment. So then, why should our natural 
resources be an issue, anyway? 

First, environmentalism could be 
p.irio] the solution to the current eco- 
nomic snuggles. We eould put people to 
v-H. "iilnt.akindof l l WO\ revitalized 
New Deal. As we cut back our military a 
well-trained pool of disciplined, educated 



By Alex Bryan 

laborers will be moving into the work force. 
Engineers and technicians— lots of skilled 
positions. Put people to the task of finding 
more efficient and safe ways of production 
and transportation. Scores of the unedu- 
cated lower class could be put to work in 
projects like reforrestation and waste dis- 
posal and management. Environmentalism 
doesn't have to be at odds with business. 
They can work together for a 



Second, the declining condition of 
the environment (and there is really no solid 
argument in refuting this claim) in all 
likelihood is contributing to the rise in 
health care problems. More and more we 
are realizing that air polution, overexposure 
to the sun, and contaminated water are 
major contributors to cancer and other 
diseases. We save health care costs in the 
long run because of a cleaner atmosphere 
It only makes common sense. That's why I 
eat in the non-smoking section of a 
reslraunt. 



Thirdly, when we lose our respect 
for America as a land, we are losing our 
very heritage. "This great land" is cer- 
tainly more than dirt, trees, and rivers — 
but it is these things as well. Our care- 
lessness with the land which lies between 
"sea and shining sea" is a testament to a 
larger carelessness — a carelessness with 
the great principles this country suppos- 
edly stands for. 

For those who say the environ- 
mental "scare" is nothing but that, I wish I 
had the money to fly you to the acid lakes 
in the Northeast, upper Midwest, or within 
our northern neighbor, Canada. Or maybe 
to Los Angeles to see (or not to see) this 
scare. Or maybe to a big city's harbor. 
Ormaybe to a beach with dirty needle and 
other dangerous debris. 

1992 is not the time to forget what 
is important. It's too bad that "King 
George" Bush and "Slick Willy" Clinton 
don't remember. 



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Special Feature 



Special Valuegenisis Report 



Many students may remember taking 
part in the VALUEGENESIS study either at 
Southern College or at their academy. The 
survey was performed to discover where youth 
acquired their values. While the research 
presented many positive results about the youth 
and the church, some concerns were noted. 
The faculty senate recently formed a commit- 
tee to review (he report and give study as to 
how it can be applied to Southern College. In 
an interview with Dr. Helmut Ott, chairman of 
this committee, he describes his personal ob- 
servations of the Valuegenesis study. 

Southern Accent — It seems that the 
church is kind of worried about the results of the 
study. What seems to be the problem? 

Helmut Ott— The North American Di- 
vision just released an official report that inter- 
prets the results of the study and discusses its most 
significant implications. On the basis of this 
report, I'd say there are three basic problem areas. 
One relates to our young people's perception of 
and relationship with the church. According to the 
report, "Only 44 percent of Adventist youth say, 
'My church feels warm.' by way of contrast, 63 
percent of mainline Protestant youth and 74 per- 
cent of Southern Baptist youth say their congrega- 
tions feel warm." After pondering the results of 
the study, the authors o( the report conclude that, 
"The majority of high school youth do not feel at 
ease in church." 

Another major problem relates to the role 
the church plays in our young people's study and 
intellectual understanding of spiritual truth. Judg- 
ing by their observations, it seems that the way we 
go about helping our young people develop a 
belief system— our method of teaching religious 
matters — is not adequate. The youth Find it nei- 
ther appealing nor very efficient. The study 
shows that "only 3 1 percent feel that their church 
challenges their thinking." Equally disturbing is 
the fact that "only 24 percent of the twelfth grad- 
ers" say that they "leam a lot" in their church. 
Beyond that, many do not feel there is an attitude 
of openness and tolerance to different ideas in the 
church. 

The third main problem area has to do 
with our young people's unsatisfactory religious 
experience. This is really a two-sided problem. 
One side is theological, the other experiential, and 
the two compliment and reinforce each other. The 
study reveals thedisturbing fact thatalarge number 
of the youth interviewed have no assurance of sal- 
vation. This should not be construed to mean that 
they have no interest in religious matters since. 



according to the report, "Most Adventist youth 
desire a deeper and more certain relationship with 
God." The good new of this is that they are open 
to God; the bad news is that they don't have a 
satisfying relationship with Him. The resulting 
uncertainty about their standing with God is so 
deep that "The thought of Christ's return brings 
fear to the majority of Adventist youth, Rather 
than eager anticipation." 

SA — Why is the experience of the Adventist 
youth so different? Why are they afraid of the 
Second Coming? 

HO— That's a complex issue, as you know. But 
I think the authors of this report point us to the 
answer to your question when they indicate that 
the theological root of our young people's lack of 
assurance is a misunderstanding of what consti- 
tutes the basis of our salvation. They say quite 
emphatically that, "Valuegenesis data strongly 
warns that a works nneniutiun is eroding the faith 
our youth have in Jesus." 



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SA — What exactly do they i 
entation?" 

HO— By "works orientation 
that salvation is given to us t 
or have done good works..." They rightly point 
out that it "subtly erodes our confidence in Christ. 
It shifts the emphasis to what we do or do not do. 
In such an orientation, belief in God' 
s promises of salvation becomes a minor consid- 
eration. Rules and regulations become the major 
emphasis. Religion becomes self-centered rather 
than Christ-centered." 

For the sake of comparison, I'll also give 
you their definition of a "grace orientation" which 
represents the opposite side of the theological 
spectrum. "A grace orientation is a belief that 
salvation is given to us only because of the good- 
ness of Jesus, His atoning death, and the perfect 
life He lived on earth. It focuses completely on 
God's goodness in offering us this gift, which we 
can neveream by ourselves, and on the wonderful 
promises of God." 

The official report states that the majority 
of youth who responded to the Valuegenesis 
questionnaire have a works orientation instead of 
grace orientation. Notice some of the percentages 
they mention that reflect a works orientation: 
"Eighty-three percent believe that 'To be save, I 
have to live by God's rules.' Fifty-eight percent 
of Adventist youth believe that they can earn 
salvation through personal effort... Sixty-two 
percent believe that 'the way to be accepted by 



Godi! 

SA— What causes Adventist young people to be 
afraid of the second coming of Jesus? 
HO— The theological understanding of how we 
can be saved results in the lack of assurance 
When we take God at His word and accept His 
plan of redemption according to which etemal life 
is given to us on the basis of our faith relationship 
with Jesus Christ as ourpersonal Savior, we know 
where we stand, 
we are at peace 
with God and 

Thanks to Jesus 

demnation is re- 
moved, oursins 



children, and 
made hairs of 

etemal life. As 




SA — The study shows that a large number of 
Adventist youth do not follow the lifestyle advo- 
cated by the church: Don't you think that if we 
shift the emphasis from rules and standards to 
assurance in Christ many more young people — 
and older ones for that matter — will become care- 
less about sin? 
HO— That's really a very old issue that is raised 
quite frequently in Adventist circles. It was first 
brought up by some intensely religious people 
when they heard Paul preaching the gospel. 
Paul's emphasis on faith in Jesus and His re- 
demptive work on the sinner's behalf disturbed 
them greatly because the law, not the Savior, was 
at the center of their theological construct. The 
fact that they were concerned with sin more than 
with grace, with being good and doing right 
more than with living in a saving relationship 
with God through faith in Jesus Christ shows that 
they, too, had a works orientation. 

But the answer was then and sliil is today 
a emphatic ",No, never!" On the contrary, I 
believe with all my heart that making the Savior 
central to our theology, to our teaching and 
preaching, and to our personal lives is the only 
way to either prevent or solve any and all sin 
problems we might encounter. God did not 
provide a different solution for each separate 
type of sin— say, the gospel to save us from the 
sins of the spirit and the law to help us overcome 
the sins of the flesh. Instead, G^d^rovidedJesus 
Christ as the only remedy for all sin . That was 
I [js : nission as the world's Redeemer. He was to 



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be named Jesus precisely because he would "save 
his people from their sins" (Matt. 1:21). 

SA — So where is the reason for concern? 
HO— It seems that some of us have become so ac- 
customed to using the law, the investigative judg- 
ment, the end of probation, guilt, fear and the de- 
sire to being number one in heaven as prime mo- 
tivators that we are unable to understand that true 
obedience is possible only when we are unable to 
understand that true obedience is possible only 
when it is bom in and nourished by a personal faith 
relationship with Jesus Christ. But we must rec- 
ognize that while artificial motivators like the 
ones I just mentioned can produce temporary ex- 
ternal results. 
they cannot 
foster genu- 
ine obedi- 

does indeed 

people from 



the Savior 

and enable us 
to render obe- 
dience to God 

lude and 
love — the only motives that can make our obedi- 
ence acceptable to Him. 

So if the preaching of Jesus Christ and the 
salvation He provides does not solve the problem 
of legalism as well as the problem of lawlessness, 
then nothing else will do it. As is the case with all 
other aberrations, love for the sinful can be dis- 
placed only by the love of Jesus in the heart. 
Hence, if lifting up the Savior so that He may draw 
all sinners to Himself — self-loving legalists and 
sin-loving libertines alike — does not correct the 
situation, then a greater emphasis on the law and 
on what some people call "victorious living" is 
most definitely destined to fail. 

One does not bring about revival and 
reformation by preaching "revival and reforma- 
tion;" nor does one foster victorious living by 
preaching "victorious living;" much less does one 
grow in character perfection by preaching "char- 
acter perfection." The only way to achieve these 
and any other objectives worth attaining is to 
restore Jesus Christ to the center where He be- 
longs. Only as He becomes first and foremost, the 
subject above all subjects, the true reality of which 
we partake by faith, will we see spiritual life 
coming back to those who are lifeless in the 
church. There simply is no other way! 

SA — Why do you think so many Advcntist young 
people have such a markedly works orientation? 
HO — That is one of the more sobering and pain- 
ful revelations of the study because it throws the 
hot potato right on the lap of all who play a part in 
the religious formation of our youth. There are 
"Iher problems we can rightly blame on TV. on 
the materialistic and pleasure oriented society in 
which we live, or even on the young people them- 
selves for the poor attitudes they sometimes ex- 
bib", Hie unwise choices they often make or the 



bad company they keep. But I don't think we can 
argue convincingly that these are the sources 
where our young people get their works centered 
religion. This is a theological problem, and they 
learn their theology from us, the church. So 
whether we are parents, teachers, pastors or just 
lay members, we have to look at ourselves as the 
source of this one. And I think we all need to 
closely examine not just what we say we believe 
when we discuss religion, but what we really 
believe as revealed in our daily lives. 

SA — Why do you think young people do not feel 
intellectually challenged by the church and feel 
they are not learning much? 
HO — The best I can do in such limited space is to 
give you a partial answer by contrasting two 
radically different conceptions "f truth and their 
respective teaching methods. The church at Rome 
believes that the Bible can be properly interpreted 
and religious truth correctly defined only by the 
church hierarchy. Therefore, only the church 
fathers, the church councils and the pope — who 
believed to be infallible — can make decisions 
concerning what is and what is not truth. In this 
context, religious instruction takes the form of in- 
doctrination. Personal investigation becomes 
taboo. And those who teach simply take the truths 
established by the church and pass them on to the 
next generation. What is of utmost importance is 
that they all believe exactly what they are taught; 
that every idea they hold and every view they 
express be in full harmony with the official creed 
of the church. 

Adventists have a radically different 
perspective. We believe that only God is infal- 
lible, that truth is dynamic and so profound that it 
cannot be frozen in a creed, and that the Bible is 
our final authority in all matters of faith and 
practice. What is up utmost importance to us is 
that every doctrine we endorse, every idea we 
hold, every view we express be totally based on 
and in full correspondence v. ith the clear and un- 
adulterated teachings of the Scripture. In har- 
mony with the biblical principle of the priesthood 
of all believers, we also believe that every mem- 
ber of the body of Christ has a personal and active 
part to play in the corporate search for a deeper 
understanding and a more accurate articulation of 
truth. So while in Rome the key question is, 
"What does the church teach''" But in Adventism, 
it must be "What do the Scriptures say?" 

Indoctrination is obviously not the right 
methodology for the religious education we pro- 
vide. We simply cannot afford having an attitude 
that says something like: "The pioneers discov- 
ered the truth. I have learned it all from them. So 
sit down and listen up, I'll tell you all about it." If 
that is our approach, we are in the wrong camp. 
When we teach using such a methodology, we fail 
our youth in several ways. We deprive them of the 
challenge and excitement of personal investiga- 
tion, and of the growth and mind expansion that 
comes from w re si I m l' v. ith hit; ideas and profound 
spiritual truths. Worse still, we rob them of the 
opportunity to personally hear God's word speak- 
ing directly to their conscience as they search the 
Scriptures for themselves. And we fail to equip 
them to be active, creative, and reliable partici- 
pants in the ongoing theological dialog of the 
church. 

S A — So what should be the "Advent ist" approach? 
HO — Education experts tell us that in order to be 
adequate, a methodology must be relevant to the 
subject matter, the purpose of the course and the 
nature of the learners. Now. the Bible is not and 
end in itself, but a means to an end. It does not 
contain special information which when correctly 
understood and adequately memorized brings 
eternal life. Instead, it wasgiven ti reveal to us our 
desperate condition as lost sinners on one hand, 
and the gracious redemption < rod has provided in 
His Son on the other, in order to move us to accept 
Jesus Christ as our personal Savior. John reveals 
the true role of Scripture when he says that the 



things he wrote "are written that you may believe 
that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that 
believing you may have life in His name" (John 
20:3 1 , RSV). That, I believe, is also the ultimate 
objective of Christian religious instruction. 

So what do I think is the role of the church 
as an agency of religious education? I'll mention 
three aspects of it: 1. Help the learners/members 
develop the attitudes, acquire theskills. and master 
the tools needed for effective Bible study. 2. 
Bring them into personal contact with and assist 
them in their investigation of Scripture. 3. Pro- 
vide an environment conducive to the establish- 
ment and relationship with Jesus Christ. Such a 
program is possible only where the cross of Cal- 
vary is at the center of everything. Where Jesus 
accepted as true; not even as the most important 
doctrine to be placed at the top of the list. But as 
a living Savior who yesterday died on our behalf, 
today is applying the benefits of His atoning death 



SA — Why do the youth perceive the church as 
being cold, unfnendh. unjn.epiing — and how 
can that situation be changed? 
HO — I think we both know that there are many 
contributing factors involved. But in essence it is 
the same problem we have been discussing all 
along, namely too much emphasis on law-keep- 
ing and not enough on a personal faith relation- 
ship with Jesus Christ. You see, what makes a 
church spiritually warm and friendly is the fruit of 
the Spirit in the life of its members. But when 
love, joy, peace, kindness, faithfulness are miss- 
ing, the church cannot be warm. 

Human beings practice many rituals to 
create at least a semblance of friendliness. They 
can also learn to be courteous and kind, and 
develop traits that resemble the fruit of the Spirit. 
But they cannot create the authentic article. The 
law is also powerless to produce these qualities is 
the human heart. That is why a greater emphasis 
on the law and obedience just makes people 
exacting and dry, judgmental and patronizing. 
That is also why people with a works orientation 
never become truly joyful, kind, peaceful, and 
loving individuals. 

The unique fruit of the Spirit can grow 
only on the branches thai have a living connection 
with the vine. So there is a cause-effect relation- 
ship here; a chain reaction, as it were. When we 
accept Jesus Christ by faith: we receive the Spirit; 
who produces the character traits, that make us the 
peaceful and kind, loving and joyful individuals; 
who form a "warm" church whenever they as- 
semble to worship their Redeemer. This is an- 
other compelling piece of evidence that every- 
thing in our spiritual lives begins and ends with 
the Savior. Without Jesus Christ — not something 
He gives to us. such as power, guidance, or wis- 
dom, by Hirn_as_arjerson — we can do nothing. He 
told us so. 

SA — Where do wc go from here? 
HO— I think we must first create the right kind of 
atmosphere in our midst. We need a special 
awareness, or conscience; a unique attitude, a 
peculiar mind set. You see, Jesus never forces 
Himself on anyone. The scriptural scenario pic- 
tures Him outside the church, knocking at the door 
and waiting. According to this symbolic repre- 
sentation, our first order of business as a church 
and as individuals is to answer the door so that He 
may come in. The problem is that as sinful, proud, 
and proud self-relying human beings, we will bet 
Jesus into our lives only when we are utterly 
convinced that we cannot manage in any other 
way. We will allow I Inn to lake charge only when 
we fully believe thai lie is indeed ihe true solution 
to our problem, the only real answer to our need. 
That is why I believe our job as a committee must 
begin with helping us to realize our desperate 
need of a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. 
We have tried other things long enough. Let's 
give the Savior a fair chance. ^^^^^^^ 



Editorial 



March Madness 



By Eric Johnson 



Every year when March rolls 
around, college students around the 
country gear up to cheer for their favor- 
team in the NCAA basketball touraa- 

Drearos can become reality with 
: shot. 

In this year's tournament there 
have been several upsets, including Ar- 
kansas and Kansas, who both lost in the 
early rounds. Meanwhile, tip-seeded 
Duke continues to roll through its oppo- 
s without any trouble. 

T have looked at the teams in the 
"Sweet 16." and I will make some pre- 
dictions as to whom T feel will come out 

1 top. I believe Ohio State, Duke, 
UCLA and Georgia Tech will be in the 
Final Four. The championship game 
will be played between Duke and Ohio 
State with the trophy again going to 
Duke. 

Make some predictions of your 
and see if you can predict who will 
: out of "March Madness" on top. 



Taylor 



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Sports 



Tournament Euphoria 
Hits Talge 

Dorm Begins Its Second Annual Two-Man 
Basketball Tournament 



p David Beckworth and Km; Rollins 



Admidst the excitement and hoopla of the 
NCAA Basketball Tournament, Southern 
College has been experiencing a little "March 
Madness" of its own. Just like the "sweet 
sixteen" in the NCAA, Dean Qualley and John 
Sager have compiled sixteen two-man teams, 
in the second annual Talge Hall Basketball 
Tournament. 

Each team is placed in one of the four 
brackets according to seed and must win two 
of three games to move on to the next and each 
successive round. The real challenge lies in 
beating the favored teams. The high seeded 
teams include Taylor-KroU, Appel-Appel, 
and Pulliam-Baguidy. 

The rules of two-man basketball are slightly 
different from those of regular basketball: 

* A game is won when one team makes 1 
baskets. 

* The winning team is the first to win two 
out of three games. 

* There is no three-second rule. 

* The fouls are called by the offense. Only 
the finals will be officiated. 

* The team listed first on the chart takes the 



* All fouls are taken out at the back line. 

* Teams must clear possessions by going 
past the free-throw line. 

Players report to senior Sager. Last year's 
winners were Rich Roeske and Alan Hevener 
They beat Rob Taylor and Jeff Wood. Taylor, 
who is playing again this year, is favored to 
place high in this year's competition. 

The tournament should bring out some of 
this year's best playmaking and dunking ac- 
cording to Qualley. As basketball junkie, 
Tony Thedford put it, "The expectations and 
hype surrounding the toumamet causes the 
players to rise to another level of play." Turn- 
out has been remarkable too, as students have 
been filling up Talge Hall's basketball court 
every evening to see this tournament unfold, 

Although the NCAA Tournament hosts the 
best teams in the nation, Talge Hall offers Ihe 
best two man teams of Southern. And while 
the NCAA can sport the likes of Christian 
Laetner, Jimmy Jackson, and Don McLean, 
we entertain such Southern playground leg- 
ends as Donny Baguidy, Rob Taylor, and 
Ricky Hayes. 



Blake 




Cary Greer is the Accent 
Athlete of the Week for his de- 
fense and leadership on the 
indoor hockey court. Greer had 
three goals in the game against 
Scott Bowes's team. He played 
excellent defense, and was the 



key to stopping the offensive 
threat of the line of Scott Ram- 
sey, Jody Travis and Bowes. 
Greer is a team player, always 
involving his entire team in the 
game, and exhibits good sports- 
manship throughout each game. 





To the casual observer, 

hockyseemsaviolentsport. Each 
game is an organized melee con- 
sisting of smashing body checks, 
flying hockey pucks and all out 
brawls. Occaisionally tempers 
"~-n and players get hurt. 

The Accent's first-ever 
Fan of the Week knows all about 
the violence of hockey. A loose 
hockey stick struck Shawna 
Fulbright in the face as she was 
watching a game Monday, March 
16, but she stayed in her place 
through the rest of the game, 
overcoming the pain with her 
dedication to watching her boy- 
friend, Jody Travis play — and 

The incident happened as 
Shawna sat along the stage 
watching the game. Davy Jo 
Swinyar, nursing a hurt knee, 
lost his temperas well ashis con- 
trol of his hockey stick and sent 
it flying. The stick hit Shawna 



on the cheek, alsocausing a black 

"It really hurt." said 
Shawna. "1 felt like bawling my 
head off, but 1 didn't." Shawna 
stayed on the sidelines for the 
rest of the game. "I guess it was 
my dedication to watching Jody 
play," she said. "I never missed 
one of his hockey games, and I 
never missed his basketball 
games either." Jody, in turn, did 
his part. "He came over and 
checked upon me,"says Shawna. 
Then he went out and played as 
his team, Bowes, lost 7 to 5. "I 
think that shows even more dedi- 
cation," says Jody. "She stuck 
by us even when we lost." 

Shawna still likes hockey. 
"It's very rough, but exciting to 
watch," she said. Sports fans can 
count on Shawna Fulbright grac- 
ing the sidelines of many more 
games to come, despite the cir- 
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Gym-Masters Preparing for Home Show 

Team Currently Touring in Florida 



The Gym-Masters are on the road again. 
They left yesterday for central Florida as the 
last trip before their home show April 4. 

Scheduled is an anti-drug assembly at a 
public high school in Avon Park, a show at a 
health fair and a community show. They will 
also conduct Sabbath School at the Avon Park 
SDA Church and will entertain at a Forest 
Lake alumni program. Last is an annual stop 
at Wet 'N Wild before coming home on Sun- 

During this school year, the team has per- 
formed about 25 shows at local high schools, 
Andrews University, Adventist academies, 
Georgia State Penitentiary, and half-time 
shows at NBA games. At each of these shows, 
team-members have exemplified a drug-free 
lifestyle. 

"We expected this year to be a rebuilding 
year after we lost two-thirds of our team at the 
end of last year," said Coach Ted Evans. "But 
in reality, it has been the opposite. We have a 
very young team, but the talent is good, if not 
better than, what we have had in the past." 
Evans said this is the biggest team ever with 
42 members. Previously, the largest team had 
35 members. 



By Chad Nash and Lois Tibberis 

This year's home show will look different 
because Southern's centennial colors have 
been adopted as the team colors. Coach Steve 
Jaecks said the team also has several new 
routines. "The show will be the same as in the 
past in that we will be performing the tradi- 
tional tributes to our country and to our God," 



Jaecks said. The show will have 13 routines 
and four drugskits. Our final routine, wWcl 
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Spring fling 

By Angie Coffey 

It's hot! It's loud! It's charming! Nu 
It's not Sexiest Man of the Year, Nick 
Nolle. It's Southern College Spring Fash- 
ions and everyone's doing a class act! 
It's back to the basics in cool style as they 
leam the ABC's of Southern fashion. 

./lis for anything. Anything goes when it 



-Dis for bows. Big or small, pulled back o; 

on top. 

C is for caps. A men's necessity. 

(Dts for dots. 101 dotsordalmations. 

JL'is for electric colors. Hot teal and fushia 
centennial colors. 




J is for flowers. Victorian print and spring 

bouquets. 

(j is for Guess! Guess? 

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turn purple into pink. 

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J is for Jeans. Acid, stripes, or colored. 

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C^is for quality. American made. 

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up! 

O is for SC sweats. Tees, and memora- 
bilia. 

1 is for T-Shirts. Underneath or on top. 

LI is for universal clothing, Benetton. 



'W'ts for watches. Wacky and wild de- 

Ais for Victoria's secret. X-rated. 

^is for youthful. Live it up, laugh it up. 

.Ztis for zest. Southern students have a 
zeal for trying the new and improved - to 
boldy wear what no man (or woman) has 
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PDA - "Cool It" 

By Dr. David Smith 

Spring has sprung. The Atlanta Braves 
have started spring training, forsythias 
and redbuds are radiating color, March 
winds are gusting, sap is flowing in the 
trees, and at Southern College, hormones 
are also flowing. Yes, hormones. Spring 
brings to the SC campus brilliant displays 
of spring flowers and embarrassing 
displays of PDA (public display of affec- 

One can't miss the show. Heading to 
class the other morning, I noticed a 
student sharing a "touching" goodbye 
with his girlfriend. As he turned to leave 
her, he patted her where he should not 
have patted her, especially in public with 
10 other students and 1 English teacher 
passing him on the sidewalk. Smiling 
innocently at all around him, he patted her 
where he should not have patted her, 
especially in public with 10 other students 
and 1 English teacher passing him on the 
sidewalk. Smiling innocently at all 
around him, he went on his way. Later 
that day, as I entered the cafeteria foyer, I 



noticed another student who had cornered 
her boyfriend against the wall. It was 
difficult to tell where one body began and 
the other ended. She turned and smiled at 
me as I passed, these experiences trigger 
flashbacks of couples sitting in church 
carressing one another, couples lying 
together in the Taylor Circle grass, and 
couples sitting on each other in various 
public campus locations. 

When I attended the University of Ten- 
nessee in Knoxville, I noticed 3 differences 
between the university and southern Colelge 
students. Southern College students dressed 
better and were more friendly than their 
university counterparts while the university 
students rarely exhibited PDA. 

Why? Why do Southern College stu- 
dents behave so undecorously? Perhaps SC 
couples are so wrapped up with each other 
they don't realize how offensive their 
actions are to others. I can understand. 
While attending a boarding academy, I 
spent one spring evening engaged in PDA 
with my girlfriend. A concerned Bible 




Take MeOut to the Ballgame 



These are the sounds of spring: the pop 
of the baseball into a glove, the crack of 
the bat and, oh yes, the sound of a 
Robin's song. 

The sounds of spring quickly move 
into summer noises: the national anthem 
Take Me Out to the Ball Game," and 
vendors crying, 

"Peanuts!...popcom!...CrackerJack l " 
Next the roar of the World Series nearly 
drowns out the screaming wind and the 
calls of the geese in the fall. Winter, in 
turn, is basically silent save for the whin- 
"igs of players and agents in contract 
negotiations. 

The sounds of the year, especially the 
sounds of spring, belong to America's 
National Pastime, baseball, and they will 
"e ringing soon in a ballpark near you. 

1 o experience professional baseball, 
nowever, one must go to a professional 
bascba game. But it is not easy for the 
baseball fan to just drive to Atlanta for a 
nigra at the 'old ballgame' and get back at 
a decent hour. Worry no longer. Profes- 
S'onal baseball is alive and well in South- 
Lo k yard W ' th ' he chattano °ga 

Of course the Lookouts do not play in 
me same league with the Atlanta Braves 



or New York Yankees. They are a minor 
league team. The monor leagues serve as 
training ground for future major league 
players: so though you won't find Jose 
Canseco or Rob Dibble playing in Chat- 
tanooga this summer, many future stars will 
be passing through. 

Though the players aren't major league, 
the fun is much greater than at a big league 
game — even for the first-time fan. "You 
don't have to like baseball to have fun at a 
minor league game," says Matt Riley, director 
of Public Relations for the Lookouts. "It 
really is the place to be." 

For one thing, baseball is inexpensive 
entertainment. Tickets are $3.50 for general 
admission and $5.00 for field seals. Parking 
is another $2.00 and food items range from 
about $1 to $1.50 each. The stadium sells 
Chattanooga Lookouts items, as well as 
memorabilia from all 28 major league 
teams — including the brand new Florida 
Marlins and Colorado Rockies. 

And baseball is entertainment. "It's just 
the nature of baseball that unlike a movie, 
every game is different," says Riley. "You 
never know what's going to happen." What 
the baseball fan can count on are numerous 
giveaways during each game of everything 
from suits to meals at local reslraunts. Every 



teacher pulled me aside and advised me to 
"cool" it. What's his problem? I thought 
Several years later I apologized to that 
teacher for my actions. I had matured 
enough to realize how inappropriate my 
behavior had been. Now I can appreciate 
Moms Venden's confession that he used to 
dream about what he would like to do to the 
couple who consistently make out in his 
Bible class. 

SC students, your PDA may not embar- 
rass you, but it certainly does others. Please 
be mature enough to recognize this and save 
your PDA for BTA (Biology Trail Affec- 
tion). Like Solomon said — a time and a 
place for everything. 

In Bible times, according to 2 Samual 
11:1, young men went to war in the spring. 
Today, spring sends young men to Thatcher 
Hall. Thai's OK. In spring sap flows and 
hormones flow. That's nature's way. But 
while spring is springing, let's be consider- 
ate and Southern College a friendly, not an 
embarrassing place. 



game also has several on-field contests 
and appearances by the Lookouts' 
mascot. Rocky Raccoon. Weekend 
games often include special events, such 
as cap day or Famous Chicken night. 
The greatest thing about a Chat- 
tanooga Lookouts game is the ballpark, 
Engel Stadium. It is found of 3rd Street, 
just past Erlanger Medical Center, 
coming from the Amnicola Highway. 

Walking into Engel Stadium, which 
was built in 1929, is just like walking 
into history. The general admission 
seats are the same. Straight-backed, 
wooden seats found in ballparks 60 years 
ago. The baseball fan has only to look at 
the low-hanging electric lights, red-brick 
walls, and real grass turf to know that 
Engel Stadium is the home of baseball as 
it was and as it was meant to be. Be- 
cause of its aura, Engel Stadium was 
once called the Commiskey of the South, 
after the former home of the Chicago 
White Sox, which was known as the 
most beautiful park in baseball. 

Engel Stadium is also the home of a 
lot of history. Here in 1931 a 17-year- 
old Chattanooga girl named Jackie 
Mitchell stuck out both Babe Ruth and 
Lou Gehrig in an exhibition game 
between the Lookouts and the New York 
Yankees. Satchel Paige, one of the 
greatest pitchers in baseball history, 
pitched here for the Chattanooga Black 
Lookouts before blacks were allowed to 
play in the major leagues. (Paige later 
played in the major leagues, even start- 
ing a game for the Kansas City Athletics 
at the age of 51.) Other Hall-of-Famers 
who have played for Chattanooga in- 
clude Rogers Hornsby, Ferguson Jenkins 
and Harmon Killebrew, who hit 573 
home runs in the major leagues. 

The 'sounds of spring' and the 'boys 
of summer' will be found at Engel Sta- 
dium starting April 9th. "Engel Stadium 
is the place to be as far as inexpensive 
entertainment is concerned," says Riley. 
"We have a homey atmosphere, free 
autographs, and you can still sit on the 
first base line and talk to the players." 
Engel Stadium is a homey ballpark. 
In fact, all it's missing is Mom and apple 



Destiny Gears up for Home Show 



Upon entering the from door of 
Lynn Wood Hall on a recent 
Tuesday night, one would likely 
hear voices. A forceful voice, a 
soft voice, and lots of voices in 
between. It's Destiny. 

The campus drama group has 
been rehearsing for its Vespers 
home show on April 3. "As home 
show nears, we are seeing it all 
come together, and we're getting 
a glimpse of what the audience 
will see," said Donna Denton. "It's 
powerful." 

The troupe is led by Student 
Director Rick Mann, a junior. 
Member include: James Appel, 
Jeannie Bradley, Delton Chen, 
Tim Cross, Donna Denlon, 
Tamara Durrette, Tricia Greene, 
MariaRodriquez, Mickey Sayles, 
and Caroline Young. 

At this particular Tuesday 
evening practice session. Destiny 
members were separated into two 
groups. Four of the students 
headed for a smaller room, and 
the remaining members stood on 
the stage and read or recited lines. 
Mann leaned on a small wooden 
podium facing the stage and lis- 
tened. Occasionally, he called out 
such comments as, "You have to 
be vocally dynamic," and "Slow 
down and take your lime." 

"It's important for us to get the 
right tone and inflection in our 
voices. We go over and over and 
over the lines, and constantly see 
new things," Denton said. She 




The audience has only 
one chance to understand. Itisour 
job to portray everything we see 
in the lines to the audience." 

Durrette said, "A lot of prayer" 
goes into the performances and 
practices. "We pray that the Holy 
Spirit makes up for our inadequa- 
cies so that by the time it reaches 
the audience, what we put out is a 
different product," she said. "The 
Holy Spirit reaches out and draws 
people in through us." 

This year, Destiny's audiences 



have included academies, a youth 
conference, a secular campus 
Bible conference, the Georgia- 
Cumberland Bible Conference, 
and a Youth-to-Youth conference. 
"I think we have a real opportu- 
nity to reach people in a way no 
other medium can," Mann said. 
"It's one of the most powerful 
ways to reach young people be- 
cause it's young people relating to 
young people." 

Although memorizing lines 
obviously requires time and de- 



termination, several members 
mentioned their biggest reward- 
bringing audience members closer 
to Christ. "Sometimes their re- 
sponses are inspirational and very 
touching,"Rodriquezsaid. "Once 
when we performed for a Bible 
conference for students in secular 
schools, a girl came up and thanked 
us so much. She said we had been 
an inspiration, and she felt closer 




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Last month, 750parking rick- 
— ; were issued according to 
RobertMerchant, treasurer. Both 
irudents and faculty are subject 
o the parking regulationsprinted 
n the-SMC handbook. 

Clifford Myers, who's in 
charge of security, has six stu- 
dents patrolling the campus park- 
ing lots. Roy Nelson, Ray 
Hartwell, and Tom Reynolds 
check cars in classroom, visitor, 
and faculty parking lots. Donald 
laqua and Brian Hickman work 
in theTalgeparking lot, andMark 
Godenick works in Thatcher's 
parking lot. They patrol Mon- 
day through Friday from 8 a.m. 
until 3 p.m. 

The two most common viola- 
tions are having no decal and 
parking in someoneelse's place. 

According to Merchant, the 
ticket money ($3) is put with the 



decal money and used to pay fo 
the maintenance of the parkini 
lots and their supervision. 

Ken Rogers. SA President 
appointed students Marie Walker 
Sandy Musgrave, and Randal 
Jacobson to serve on the traffic 
court with Merchant. Lastmontl 
the court handled between 30 t< 
40 appeals. The standard proce 
dure involves stating one's name 
the circumstances involved 
getting the ticket, and answer 
questions. Afterwards, the court 
votes and the ballots are counts* 
In case of a tie the appeal is ap- 
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[Features 



Up and Down the Stairs . . . 



Well, here we are on the first day of 
spring, following, as it did, two days of 
horrendous rain, hail and wind. We just 
[eft Hackman Hal] where, yesterday, [lie 
stuff was busy setting up a "surprise" birth- 
day party for biology chairman Dr. Steve 
Nyirady (cake, pizza, computer-generated 
birthday banner). If this hadn't been "ad- 
visement week," we could have spirited 
Dr. N. away to "La-La Land" for awhile 
and then really surprised him. As it was, 
the surprise factor was about four onascale 



of a 



>12. 



I'm walking so I'll ignore all the "Do 
Not Enter" signs. There seems to be lots of 
places you can "get out of but not "into" 
along Industrial Drive. Down the spacious 
swaths of asphalt, past Angelica, past 
Somaco Auto Body, and in front of the 
Service Department and UPS. On St. Pat- 
rick's Day, Becky Bolton and her son, J. 
William, dressed in alt shades of green, 
were standing in front of those doors fran- 
tically waving both arms and shouting at 
passersby. Let me tell you, it was a very 



greening experience! 

The parking lots near the west end of Brock 
Hall seem to attract a versatile crowd. I saw 
cars from: New York, Massachusetts, Flor- 
ida, Maryland (its tag has a Great Blue Heron 
and cattails emblazoned on it), Oklahoma, 
New/Nouveau Brunswick, New Jersey, Ore- 
gon (a Douglas Fir on the tag), Ontario and 
Indiana. Along the way I met red-headed 
AmyBeckworth(she'soneof lOAmy'shere), 
editor of Southern Memories; she assured me 
that "everything is great — all the copy is in — 
the annual will be out on time — we've had a 
terrific school-year to report." 

OK — a quick jump from the parking lots to 
one of the promenade cement benches (this 
one has some daffodils beside it and in frontof 
it is a huge triangular bed of pansies) and here 
come Shama Gebauer (in a red plaid lumber- 
jack shirt) and Kristy Crandell (her T-shirt 
announces "The only thing alive about me is 
my imagination") fresh from generics class 
and on their way to band. 

Neither Shawn Servoss. in a bright red 
jacket and cute little white anklets, nor Jon 



By E.O. Grundset 

... In March 



Burks (burdened down with a huge blue 
leather bag with lots of straps), were in 
much of a hurry to get anywhere. And 
here's Lee Elliott, nephew of my optome- 
trist, wailing for his girlfriend (good luck) 
and "three musketeers" James Appel , Bren- 
den Roddy and Ryan Bergstrom (all wear- 
ing some shadeofblue sweaters, as I recall) 
rushing to world civilization class. And 
what's this? Krisi Clark striding purpose- 
fully all in cherry-red with little fruits and 
vegetables crocheted to her sweater — big 
plans and problems to solve inside that 
pretty head of hers. 

From this vantage point one can see the 
buses and vans which brought all those mu- 
sical academy students to the Southern 
Union Music Festival this week — a sure 
sign of spring. And add to that — the for- 
sythias, Bradford pears, and Japanese cherry 
trees all blooming furiously. And, even 
though the campus clock is stopped again, 
the fountains are gurgling and robins, wrens 
and warblers are everywhere. This is a 
fantastic day all Up and Down the Stairs. 



I Destiny, 



y the Lord because of us." 
"That is our biggest reward," 
1 Chen said. Sayles said he espe- 
cially enjoys performing fornon- 
SDA audiences, such as a secular 
college or in the mall. "Then we 
have the chance to get reactions 
from people who haven't been fed 
ihis stuff all their lives, and some 
really seem to like it." 

"Performing isn't the most 
important part. The impact is not 
mi the stage, but by the examples 
of our daily lives. Wetrytoreach 
out," Durrette said. "When we're 
traveling, I like to look for kids 
who are alone and make a point of 
talking to them. The drama is 
great but it's dead if you can't get 
out there and talk to people." 
Denton echoed that opinion. 



"How we are off stage largely 
affects what we say on stage. The 
lives we live either build upor tear 
down what we perform," she said. 
The group members are tight- 
knit. "We all have different per- 
sonalities, but we're a group, and 
it's powerful and wonderful to 
belong," Durrette said. Sayles 
said, "There is a special bond in 
the group. We're close, but we 



li\ 

Several of the members have 
expressed interest in starting or 
sponsoring a drama troupe in the 
churches each will attend in the 
future, and working with young 

"Drama is a way to get God 
across to young people without 
having to preach or crawl down 
their throats. It's a way to show 

that Christianity can be fun," said 
Sayles. 



Know Where to "Get a Laugh" 

Dr. Cecil Rolfe Adds 
Laughter to the Halls of Brock 



By Ron Redden 



"A merry heart maketh good 
like amedicine," said Cecil Rolfe, 
professorof Business Administra- 
lion. Many hearts are made merry 
by his cartoon display on the bul- 
letin board across from Brock Hall 
mom 338. 

Rolfe 's cartoon display is popu- 
lar. It is common to see five or six 
students jockeying for a position 
to look at them. 

i l 'l'maFarSidefan,"saidScotl 

I ..15 kcl V a P° s ' graduate student. 

I they're a good way to turn your 

I brain off." 



The cartoons are popular with 
teachers too. "Hike them because 
comic relief is a way of separating 
us from daily tasks," said Jan 
Haluska, English professor. "The 
goofy cartoons give us a little 



Rolfe started displaying the 
cartoons over two years ago. "I 
enjoy cartoons immensely," said 
Rolfe. Because he is a teacher, he 
alsn displays educational cartoons, 
such as Word For Word, along 
with the others. 



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"They should go and 
find a bush." 



Arts and Entertainment Calendar 



rnursaay7 March 26 

• 11:00 a.m. -Senior Recognition 
Assembly in the church. 

Friday, March 27 

■ 8:00 p.m. - Vespers with Derek 
Morris. 

Saturday, March 28 

• 9:00 & 11 :00 a.m. -Church 
Service with Lorabel Medkiff. 

• 6:30 p.m. - Evensong. 

• 8:00 p.m. - Something Special 
Home Show in the Academy Au 
ditorium. 

March 30 - April 3 

• CARE Week! 

Monday, March 30 

• Communication Career Day. 

• 4:00 p.m. • Faculty meeting. 

• 8:00 p.m. - E. A. Anderson 
Lecture Series presents Robert J. 
Rolfe. The title of his lecture is 
"The Yen Block: Japanese Domi 
nation of East Asia. Brock Hall, 

room 338. 

Thursday, April 2 

• U:00a.m.-Assem 
bly with Jan Haluska 
in the rhnxcJL 



Friday, April 3 

• 8:00 p.m. - Vespers with Destiny 
Drama Company. 

Saturday, April 4 

• 9:00 & 1 1 :00 a.m. - Church Serv- 
ice with Gordon Bietz. 

• 6:30 p.m. - Evensong. 

• 9:00 p.m. - Gym-Masters Home 
Show in the lies P.E. Center. 




April 5 

• College Days! 



Sunday, April 5 

• Set clocks forward 








■ Blood Assurance. They vant yc 
blood! 

Thursday, April 9 

• 11:00 a.m. - SA Assembly in the lies | 
P.E. Center. 

AROUND THE TOWN 

• Saturday, March 28 - The Chat- 
tanooga Symphony and Opera Associa- 
tion will present Puccini's Madame 
Butterfly at 8 p.m. in the Tivoli. Tick- 
ets range from $13 - $45. Call 267- 
8583 for reservations. 

• Saturday, March 28 - Cumberland 
County Playhouse in Crossville. TN 
presents Steel Magnolias at 7:30 p.m. 
Tickets are $12 for adults. For ticket 
information call 484-5000. 



Monday, April 6 ^-A_-^ 

• Senior progress grades due. Oops! 

• Senior deadline for completion of 
correspondence, incompletes, etc. 

• 8:00 p.m. - E. A. Anderson Lecture 
Series presents Anne McKinney 
speaking on "The Value of Maintain- 
ing a Winning Attitude." 



• March 26 - 29 - Hunter Museum 
Art presents a sales exhibition of 
artwork from David Ramus. 

• March 26 - April 11 - The Bai 

stage Playhouse presents 
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p.m. Admission cost for 
the show is $8. For 
more information call 
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I Strawberry Festival-Faces, Features^n^HinApriU^ 



iSouthern 

Accent 1 




Volume 47, Number 15 



April 9, 1992 




The Gym-Masters performed their Home Show for students and the commu- 
nity on April 4. Team members put on the same show for College Days guests. 



Former General Conference President 
To Speak Tomorrow Night 



By Heather Williams 

special Hm e k f„ n r d ,h° f A , pril 10 W j" " e " " eTy slude "« will be admitted as ministerial candi- 
Soutn^n i u reilg '° n S , ,Uden,S - da,es ' Md the theol °8>' s ™ors will be conse- 
g«Swiso„ ^ZTr 8 '".'r y r S '° C ?' ed at a Candle,igh ' x "™ **• Sabbath 
LX™' , fo ™ er ° eneral Conference afternoon. "It is like a welcoming into a life 
T,,h I a os P. eakatSoulh ern- He will speak ministry," said Blanco, 
teriaf rnn„ "'? », Sp ? re durins ^ Minis - WilsonisnowaspecialassistanttoGeneral 
SaTmSf °Z We , ekend . Md will be the Conference President Robert Folkenberg. He 
H,5 s ? eak « •"= n»t of to weekend serves as a liaison between the General Con- 
rial sS™ Wk Cam . p where the ministe " ference ^o lhe fomi,:r Sovi « Union, and is 
T£n be gathered - P uttin S al1 his cff °" s 'mo farthering the mes- 
Blan™ "a S?? 3 "" 1 ™' Chairman Dr. Jack sage of Jesus Christ in Russia, 
in Russ » a W ' ls °n will focus on evangelism Wilson grew up in the mission field, and 

service AtlhTr 8 ,, nd " y nigl " VeSperS haS served in various P laces including the 

_Jvice.AttheCohuttaretreat,thesophomore Middle East, Africa, and India. 



Strawberry 
Festival To Be 
Next Weekend 



Strawberry Festival is the Student 
Association's most-attended event. 

The annual campus multi-media show will 
be held on April 1 8 in the gym. The doors will 
open at 8:45 p.m. and the show will begin at 9 
p.m. Producers of the Festival will first present 
a history show of Southern, which will be 
followed by a brief intermission, then Straw- 
berry Festival will be underway at about 9'45 
p.m. 

According to Mike Magursky and Ed 
Schneider, co-producers of Strawberry Festi- 
val, much more time and effort have gone into 
this years' production than any other. Many 
extras are being added to the show this year 
that have never been used before. Pyrotech- 
nics, live music, and stage props are helping lo 



See Festival, p. < 



Education Seniors Pass 
National Teachers Exam 

By James Pit ies 

In results announced March 3, Southern 
education students scored a 1 00 percent pass- 
ing rate on the 1 99 1 National Teachers Exam 
(NTE). 

All elementary and secondary education 
students must take the NTE during theirsenior 
year. A passing score on the NTE is necessary 
for the teacher certification. 

"The fact is, Southern College has consis- 
tently been able to rum out qualified teach- 
ers," said George Babcock, chairman of the 
education department. 

Students had a perfect completion in all of 
the areas of testing: general knowledge, lan- 
guage and fine arts, math, science and social 
studies, as well as professional knowledge. 

Their combined raw scores placed South- 
em at the 79th percentile — high above the 
national average of 50 and in the top fifth of all 
colleges and universities taking the exam. 

"NTE is one of the measuring rods which 
measures how well we are doing," said 
Babcock. "If 1 00 percent of our students are 
passing, then we're obviously doing a good 

Southern education students' passing rates 
have traditionally been high. Within the last 
10 years, the lowest passing rate was a 92 
percent. 



Concert Band To Give Spring Concert 

Bv Jennifer Speiclter 

Southern College Concert The concert will feature guest 

Band members will present their artists from the Fletcher Acad- 

Spring Concert Saturday, April emy Steel Band directed by 

11 at9pm inthellesP.E.Cen- Leonard. MusicoftheSteelBand 

ter ' developed following World War 
II, when the island of Trinidad 

The70-memberband,directed was practically covered with 

by Pat Silver, will perform se- empty oil drums. The island 

lectednumberssuchas'TheSym- people discovered they could 

phonic Marches" by John Wil- make music by pounding on the 

liams, "Two Pair of Slippers" by drums. Popular songs such as 

C.S.Putnam, and selections from "Music of Masters" will be fea- 

the movie "Annie." lured. 



Adventist View Coming Soon 



The premier issue of Adventist 
View , a publication for young 
adults in their 20s, will be intro- 
duced April I, 1992. The paper, 
coming this spring in three test 
issues, is intended as a voice of 
Adventist young adults today. 

What is Adventist View ? 

"It's our unique look at life, 
God, marriage, sex, music, sports, 
culture, our environment, etc.," 
said Editor Celeste Ryan, a 21- 
year old senior at Columbia Union 
College. "The paper will cover 
other issues that concern Adven- 
tist young adults in the form of 
news, features, ' 



endar of information and a classi- 
fied advertisement section for 
employment opportunities, etc." 

Why is Adventist View needed? 

"Many young feel neglected. 
This tabloid is needed to aid com- 
munication between the church 
and its young adult population," 
said Ryan. "It gives us a voice, a 
place to express our interests and 
concerns, and to engage in stimu- 
lating discussions about our lives." 

Whopraduces Adventist View ?' 

Adventist View was put together 
by the Church Ministries Depart- 
ment of the North American Divi- 
sion and the Adventist Review. 




Destiny Drama Company performed its Home Show for 
Vespers on April 3. 



Southern Scholars To Present Research Projects 



By Jennift 
Southern Scholars seniors will 
present their research projects at a 
luncheon April 16. These 10- 
minute abstracts will show the 
results of their research which is 
required of students enrolled in 
the Honors Program. 

To become a Southern Scholar, 
students who have a cumulative 
GPA of 3.50 or higher are invited 
by the Honors Committee to join. 
This GPA must be maintained 
throughout the time they stay in 
the program. 



r Witley 

To maintain membership, a 
Southern Scholar must take at least 
12credithourseachsemester. The 
student has to take certain honors 
sequence courses and keep at least 
a B average in them, as well as 
keep the regular GPA at 3.50 or 
above. Also, whatever degree the 
student has chosen should be com- 
pleted in four years. 

Being in the program gives stu- 
dents some unique opportunities. 

See Scholars, p. 4 



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\ News 

Hall of Horrors Funds 
Grundset Lecture Series 



When the warm wind of sum- 
■ nier first brushes the faces of col- 
I leao students, most thoughts turn 
I from school and studies to the 
I beach, sun, and good times. How- 
lever, last May, 14 people from 
I Southern experienced the link that 
I joins these aspects oi'lile together. 
I The link is called marine biol- 
I ogy class, and it happens during 
| the first summer session of every 



The class is broken 
I parts, actually two l< 

ling about organisms in a 
classroom at Southern, and then 
1 playing with and studying those 
lismsat the reel's of San Sal- 
vador, an island in the Bahamas. 
During the first two weeks of 
le session, the students gather 
I for three hours daily in a class- 
i in Hackman Hall. The two 
ssorsof the class. Dr. Stephen 
I Nyirady and his wife Laura, have 
1 been teaching the class since it 
[ began three years ago. Lectures 
ron the organisms which are 
I found on beaches, among reefs, 
f and in oceans of the tropical wa- 
rs of the world. Within the first 
to weeks, about 300 names of 
■ganisms are memorized. 
The second part of the class 
icludes spending a week at San 
[ Salvador. Southern was one of 
about 100 schools occupying the 
island that third week of May. A 
small field station composed of a 
cafeteria, dorms, a lab building, 
and a volley ball court is where 
the researchers resided. 



Instead of staying in the dormi- 
tories with the other colleges. 
Southern students were allowed 
to bunk up in old barracks, which 
were used by soldiers when the 
island was a military base years 
ago. Dr. Nyirady said that the 
people in charge of the field sta- 
tion gave him these buildings to 
stay in because they were im- 
pressed with Southern's students 
and knew the buildings would be 



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eof. 



During the seven days South- 
em was there, the agenda was 
basically the sameevery day: wake 
up early, go snorkeling for about 
two hours, eat lunch, go to a new 
sight and snorkel for two more 
hours, walk the beaches, study the 
organisms and the habitats, and 
get a tan. 

After a day of snorkeling or 
diving, the evening was spent in 
the lab at the field station. Books 
were piled on the tables and the 
organisms which were collected 
during the day were put in con- 
tainers so the students could iden- 
tify them. Lab work can be tough, 
but Krista Olson said, "Going to 
lab was super fun. I wish I could 
have tape recorded the conversa- 



Sophomore Kellie Olson said, 
"I really enjoyed every aspect of it 
[the class], and 1 know 1 couldn't 
have gone with a nicer bunch of 
people — students as well as teach- 
ers. It was worth every penny. 



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Club/Department News 



Assembly 

• The Communication Club assembly will be held on 
April 16 at II a.m., in Brock 147. The meeting will be 
used to elect the new officers and to vote on the pro- 
posed by-laws. 

• Something Special Singers will present a concert for 
assembly credit on April 16, 1 1 a.m., in Ackerman 
Auditorium. 

Business 

• The Business Club retreat to Cohutta Springs begins on 
Friday, April 10. Dub members can attend free-of- 
charge, but non-members must pay $7.50. 

Communications 

■ The Southern Union Conference sponsored a 
Communication Career Day on March 30. Profession- 
als such as Paul Neely, the editor of The Chattanooga 
Times, and Kenny Sloan, assistant city editor of The 
Chattanooga News-Free Press spoke on careers in the 
journalism field. 

English 

• Dr. Wilma McClarty, professor of English and speech, 
was the guest speaker for the monthly meeting of the 
National Society for Fund-Raising Executives, South 
eastern Tennessee Chapter, on February 26. Dr. 
McClarty's topic was "Body Language: Business and 
Social Implications." 

Music Department 

• The Southern College Concert Band will present its 
Spring Concert on April 1 1, 9 p.m.. lies PE Center. The 
concert will feature the Fletcher Academy Steel Band. 

• Rebecca Holtry, Soprano, will present her Senior 
Recital on April 12, 2:30 p.m., in Ackerman Audito 



■ The Southern College Symphony will present their 
annual Dinner Concert on April 12, 6:30 p.m., in the 
cafeteria. Tickets are on sale at the Development Office 
and at the Village Market for $ 1 5. 

• The Flute Ensemble will present a concert in Ackerman 
Auditorium on April 1 3 at 7:30 p.m. 

• Mike Kim, Baritone, will present his Senior Recital on 
April 14, 7:30 p.m, in Ackerman Auditorium. 

• Kathy Stewart, Soprano, will present her Senior Recital 
on April 19, 8:30 p.m., in Ackerman Auditorium. 

Public Relations 

• Southern received a gold award in the Chattanooga 
Advertising Federation Addy Awards program. Doris 
Burdick, director of publications, accepted the 
award for the Quinquennial Report. Sharing the Story. 
Chattanooga's top advertising and design agencies sub 
mitted entries. Southern was the only college or univer i 
sity to win in any catag ory. [ 



News 



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are granted in the form of scholar- 



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free of charge. 

Graduates have commented 
that the Honors Program helped 
them get into graduate schools 
and jobs they wanted because of 
the well-rounded education and 
what it required. «« 



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Orchestra To Give Dinner Concert 



By Beth Mills 



The Southern College 
Symphony Orchestra will 
present its annual dinner con- 
cert on Sunday, March 12. 

Beginning at 6:30 p.m. in 
the cafeteria, the orchestrawill 
play over two hours of music 
including "Peter and the 
Wolf." The dinner will be 
served at banquet tables ar- 
ranged around the room. 



The annual concert is a fa 
vorite event for members on 
me community as well as 
Southern students. The pro 
ceeds from the event will go 
toward a scholarship fund for 
the orchestra members. Tick- 
cls are now on sale in the 
Development Office or at the 
Village Market for $15 per 
person. 



Festival, 



give the production a totally new 
concept. Another helpful addi- 
tion to this years' show is the aid 
of two more movie screens which 
allow more slides to be shown at 
i time and they also help 



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In addition to this year's Straw- 



berry Festival, a history show that 
commemorates the Centennial n| 
the college will be shown. This 
production parallels the growth of 
the college from beginning to 
present with the growth of our 
nation. It was produced by Festi- 
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Editorial 


Easter... 


By Dart! Cole 

What does Easter 
meantoyou? Certainly, 
many aspects of it don't 
make sense. And for 
some people, Easter can 
be a hare-raising holi- 
day. 

First of all, why do we 
have an Easter Bunny? 
Rabbits don't lay eggs. 
Why not an Easter platy- 
pus? That makes more 
sense to me. Aplatypus' 
doesn't lay eggs either, 
but it does have a duck's 
bill. And by the way, 
why does the Cadbury 
Cream Egg Rabbit 
quack? 

What about the egg 
hunt? Where's the sport 
in hunting down a small, 
inanimate dairy prod- 
uct? It just scrambles 
my brain. 

No. Ofcourseldon't 
hate Easter. I just had 
nothing else to say. 
Don't let Easter make 
you a basket case. 



Letters to the Editor 



Let Me Clear Up Some Facts About the Fire Alarm System 

Dear Editor: 

In order to prevent undue con- 
:em that may have been raised by 
1 letter 



pleted project as of this writing. 
Second, the cost, while certainly 
not minimal, was roughly one- 
forthof the amount quoted. Suc- 
cinctly stated, the system was 



:enlly published in the Southern 

Accent, it is the purpose of this mandated by law. Third, it wou 

statementtohighlightcertain facts be well for everyone interested 



concerning the fire alarm proce- 
dures addressed. 

First, the new fire alarm/secu- 
rity system is still in the installa- 
tion stage and has not been turned 
over to Southern College as a corn- 



understand that there were no fires 
in Thatcher Hall as reported, only 
acase of supper on the stove being 
burned. 

All fire alarms are treated by 
the Campus Safety Department as 



emergencies and immediately 
checked. The only reason the Fire 
Department was called at all was 
at the deans* request as they have 
equipment to remove the smoke 
caused by the "burned beans." 

The Campus Safety Depart- 
ment will continue to provide the 
best service possible, always keep- 
ing the safety of the Southern 
College campus community first. 
-Dale S. Tyrrell 



A Southern 

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those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the 
*s of the editor, Southern College, the Seventh-day 
'enust Church, or the advertisers. 
The Accent welcomes your letters of oppinion. Each 
-rmust contain the writer's name, address, and phone 
noer. Letters will be edited for space and clarity and 
may be wilheld. It is the policy of the Southern Accent to 
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Fight Back At Security 




Since the subject of security 
bashing is popular I want to get a 
piece of the action and share my 
enlightening experience. 

It was a showdown of lights 
earlier this semester. My girl- 
friend and I were sitting in my car 
in the Wright Hall faculty parking 
lol (girls dorm side) on a Saturday 
nighl(beforecurfew). As we were 
talking, suddenly, there was light, 
intense light. The light was com- 
ing from the security car's spot- 
light and il shined on us for sev- 
eral minutes when I decided to 
fight back. Little did Barney-Fife 
know that I had a weapon equal to 
my task; my 3-D cell Mag-lite 
flashlight. I hoisted my flashlight 
up, turned it on, and focused the 



light beam on the security officer's 
face. The dual of lights lasted 
several minutes and I was the vic- 
tor! Security droveaway, whipped 
by my Mag. 

The point of this editorial is to 
show that innocent students can 
fight back against this irrational 
and unprovoked behavior appar- 
ently widely practiced by campus 
security. Yes, this action is irra- 
tional because the security person 
did not get out of the car and ask if 
everything was OK. Instead he 
spotlighted my girlfriend and I 
unti 1 1 had enough and fought back. 
I suggest a 3-D cell Mag-lite flash- 
hghl for anyone experiencing this 
same problem. It sure worked for 

-Ron Redden 




Letters to the Editor, cont. 



Cool the Pool, Balance the Chemicals, and Extend the Hours 



Dear Editor: 

On Sunday, the 29th of March, at 1 1 a.m.. 
Southern College held its annual swim meet to 
give aquatic athletes their shot at breaking a 
record or two. No records were broken. This 
is probably big news to most people who came 
to participate, either by cheering or swim- 
There were 10 swimmers who competed, 
at best. Another 15 to 20 people came by to 
support. I only saw two faculty members, one 
of whom was officiating the races. It is not my 
intent to criticize those who came, but only to 
thank them. I would especially like to thank 
Alyssa McCurdy and Elaine Sharpe for all the 
hard promotion work they did. 

The question that drives me to write this is: 
why are there only two males and eight fe- 
males who think they are capable of competi- 
tion out of roughly 1,500 Southemites? If 
your excuse is that you were not aware of the 
event then you must not have been to the pool 
in the last month, or ever wondered how those 
people that have their names on the wall got 
them there. (I didn't think blindness, illit- 
eracy, or dismemberment were prominent 
enough to mention.) 

The factors I believe that limit the number 
of active swimmers are the conditions of the 
pool; toohotand unbalanced chemicals. Also, 
inadequate pool hours. 

The temperature of a normal multi-purpose 
pool, used for lap swim, free swim, WSI class, 
lifeguarding class, water aerobics, etc., (Oh 



yeah, swim meets too) should be approxi- 
mately 78 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Ibase that 
on my experiences in numerous other pools 
that I have frequented. The average tempera- 
ture of Southern's pool is close to 85 degrees. 
This is similar to running in 95 degree heat 
with total humidity. This is important to 
(wishful) swimmers, who complain that they 
feel like their head is going to explode and 
they are going to throw-up whatever they have 
eaten in the last two days, when they swim 4 
laps. I can identify with them. 

Are we catering to the needs of a few 
elderly ladies who spend 30 minutes a week 
treading water and pay virtually nothing (wa- 
ter-aerobics)? Or to the needs of the students, 
who pay mega-bucks to attend school here 
and spend much more time swimming laps in 
the pool? ( I spend about five to six hours in 
the pool weekly). What about lifeguarding 
and WSI? If they would stop whining, and 
start swimming half the amount they should 
be they would be thankful to have the pool at 
an appropriate temperature. It is also very 
expensive and a big waste of energy to keep 
the pool at its current temperature, on an 
environmental side of things. 

Secondly, the laws of chemistry apply even 
in Collegedale, Tenn. Meaning that if these 
laws are followed, even we can have a chlo- 
rine-balanced, PH-adjusted, crystal clearpool. 
(Which has, at least in the two years I've been 
swimming in it, been a rare and exciting 



occasion). I am not a pool care expert, but I I 
have swam in enough different pools to know 
that Southern's pool is not a great example of 
pool care. The water often bums my eyes, 
grows little fuzzy things on my teeth (swim- 
mers know what I'm saying), and is so cloudy I 
its hard to follow the black tiles on the bottom. I 
All these chemical problems could be taken I 
care of with a good routine of testing and 1 
monitoring by someone qualified to do a good 
job. Hint: Let's see a Red Cross or YMCA 
qualified pool keeper certificate posted. We 
could pay for it with the money saved from a 
cooler temperature. 

Lastly, are the restricted times that the pool I 
is available for laps. In the morning the pool 
isopenfrom5:45to7a.m. There are a faithful | 
few who visit the pool in the morning to 
the day. But how many more would cor 
it were open for only another hour? In the : 
evening we can swim laps from 6:30 to 8 a.m. 
This year opening changed from 6 p.m. to 
6:30. So, unless you are a time wizard, it is 
impossible to get in agood workout and attend I 
7 p.m. worship in the dorms. 

In short, our pool is a great resource, that oi 
the morning of the swim meet was empty, a 
hot 84 degrees, and almost as clear as the 
goldfish pond. This may also help explain 
why no records were broken. I would like to 
see more swimmers in the pool and enjoying 
it. And this is possible if these few changes are 
heeded. 

-Shawn Servoss 



Go To Bed! 



Dear Editor: 

I noticed in the March calendar picture the 
historic headline: "All Night Lights Come to 
SMC Dorms." Truly it was a great step 
forward for those who used electric clocks and 
blankets. We could never muster the votes to 
return to the "dark ages" even if the electrical 
systems could be refitted. Yet, I wonder if we 
haven't lost something valuable in the 
progress? Back in those days, the library 
(Darnell's Hall) was the principle study area 
in the evening with the approaching dark -line 
of 10:15 p.m. Students planned to have all 
their studying done by the time lights went out 
and most slept from then until the 5:30 a.m. 
return of power. (Yes, the VM did sell batter- 
ies.) Our health message used to include 
"regular hours for rest." I am concerned that 
Southern has all night softball and events 
scheduled to run from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. I'm 
not against fun and recreation but can't we 
select more regular hours? I am disturbed 
when students start their assignments at 1 a.m. 
or find they can't sleep or study because their 
roommate is goofing around till 3 a.m. Re- 
turning to the good old days is not an option 
but perhaps we could observe the spirit of the 
law and voluntarily practice courtesy and 
health. Who knows, people might even attend 
8 o'clock classes. 

-Bradley Hide 



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Sports 



Editorial 



Baseball... 



By John Appc! 

Baseball, apple pie and 
Chevrolets are often said to be 
American classics, when an Ameri- 
can thinks of the early twentieth 
century, many things come to his 
or her mind. The memories prob- 
ably include such things as the 
Great Depression, the World Wars, 
and the swinging twenties and thir- 
ties. Yet it's hard not to think of 
Babe Ruth, the infamous "Black 
Sox", or the all-powerful New York 
Yankees all within the same train 
of thought. Fans have cheered, 
been on edge, and even cried over 
baseball. For example, when Lou 
Gherig announced at Yankee Sta- 
dium that he was retiring from base- 
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Yankee fan to set the record 
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but find myself cheering for them 
occasionally. That is until I came 
back to my senses! Base ball is a 
game where anyone can be top dog 
by the end of the season and for 
that reason I'm one enthused fan 
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What Does Easter Mean To the World? 



Colored eggs, Easier baskets, bunnies, white 
lilies: all are symbols that stand for Easter the 
same way angels and reindeer stand forChrist- 
mas. An assortment of Easter paraphernalia 
line store windows, churches, and advertise- 
ments weeks before Easter day. However, all 
these symbols that are familiar to us may have 
some unfamiliar meanings. What is Easter 
and what does it mean? The story is not one 
simple tale that can be traced back to a line or 
generation. Moreover, it is a conglomerate of 
tradition, custom, and adaptation into the 
Christian church and our lives. Some symbols 
go back hundreds or thousands of years, some 
belong to Christianity, some do not. Easter is 
best understood as a merge that occurred be- 
tween God's people and the one's they were 
called out from. Their old ways were carried 
over into their new beliefs, resulting in the 
many different versions of Easter and its sym- 
bols. All agree, however, that the Easter 
celebration points to the death and resurrec- 
tion of Jesus. 




By Angie Coffey 

Sunday and Holy Week originated. Many 
churches hold sunrise services as a traditional 
celebration. The early Christians, accustomed 
to the worship of Gods, thought of Jesus as 
their sun. Each evening the sun died and then 
rose to life again at dawn, thus sunrise became 
a religious symbol of the resurrection. 

The name Easter itself has been traced to 
the sun. Some historians claim it was from the 
Norsemen's word Eastar, or Ostar, which 
meant "season of the growing sun and season 
of new birth." An English histrian tells of a 
goddess of dawn and springtime called Eostre 
who was worshipped by the Anglo-Saxons. 
There are many opinions but all agree the 
name refers to the East and the rising sun. 

The Easter egg represents the miracle of 
new life. The ancient Egyptians, Persians, 
and Hindus believed the world was hatched 
from an enormous egg. "Half of the egg 
turned to gold, becoming the sky, and half to 
silver, forming the earth." From the book 
"Lilies, Rabbits and Painted Eggs by Edna 
Barth, mountains, clouds, and the ocean came 
from the inside layers of the egg while the 
contents became the sun. In England and 
France, the eggs of snakes were worshipped 
by ancient Druids, who were sorcerers, priests 
and magicians. The eggs stood for life and the 
druid circle was symbolic of eternal life which 
never ended. No one is sure how the Easter 
egg grew out of these traditions, but it came to 
symbolize life and new beginnings. 

While the egg may have many meanings, 
the games that have come about over the years 
are mainly for fun. For example, the bishop of 
Chester Cathedral in England would call a 
recess and play toss with hard-boiled eggs 
when the Easter services became too long. 

Indian tribes in Central America also cel- 
ebrated Easter, which gave us the Easterbunny. 
After they became largely Christian, they car- 
ried over their ancestor's Easter traditions. 
They built Easter arches covered with flowers 




It is a "movable feast" which means that 
while it always comes in Spring, the day it is 
held depends on the sun and the moon. Twice 
each year the sun is in direct line with the 
equator. At this time, the day and night hours 
are exactly the same. This is called the equi- 
nox. Easter thus falls on the first Sunday that 
follows the full moon on or after the spring 
equinox. The earliest day for Easter is March 
20 and the latest is April 25. This year Easter 
is April 19. 

The season brings about a flourish of reli- 
gious activities in many Christian churches. 
The book of Exodus tells the story of the angel 
of God that "passed over" the homes of the 
Hebrews. In every Egyptian home the angel 
destroyed the Firstborn. This was an institu- 
tion that was to be celebrated for years to 
come. This is how the celebration of Palm 




and then decorated with small animals of the 
field, such as squirrels, raccoons and rabbits. 
The hare or rabbit is a symbol of new life; this 
combined with the painted eggs he brings, 
adds prosperity to the villages and towns. 

The Easter lily is a symbol of the resurrec- 
tion. The bulb stands for the tomb of Jesus, 
and the blossom for His life after death. The 
flower we call the Easter lily is not a spring 
flower or American flower. The flower grow- 
ers in the states have learned to make it bloom 
in time and it has become the nation's special 
Easterplant. Before Christian times, touching 
a leafy green plant brought good health and 
luck. As these people joined the Christian 
religion they brought their ideas and customs. 
"Because the church's Easter festival came in 
the spring, too, they began to think of them as 
Easter customs. In time it was forgotten that 
they had ever been anything else." (Barth) 

Each nation and country has its own stories 
and versions, yet they never venture far from 
the same symbolism. To most, Easter is a time 
to rejoice and celebrate life and resurrection. 
We as Christians should be aware of the ori- 
gins of Easter. While some may see Easter as 
aharmless celebration of life after the deathof 
winter, others warn against practicing cus- 
toms installed by ungodly people. God calls 
us to be a "peculiar people unto himself, above 
all nations that are upon the earth. 
Deuteronomy 14:2. Therefore, each indi- 
vidual must decide how they chose to cel- 
ebrate this holiday instated by God. "And ye 
shall observe this thing for an ordinance to 
thee and to thy sons forever. It is the sacrifice 
of the Lord's passover, who passed over the 
houses of the children of Israel in Egypt, when 
He smote the Egyptians, and delivered our 
houses. And the people bowed their heads ana 
worshipped." Exodus 12: 24,27. 



Who Is Jan Haluska? 



Jan Haluska sits at his desk in 
his office. There's nothing flashy 
about the room or about him. His 
hair, neatly combed, caps a 
smooth, serious face. His clothes 
are neat and simple: pressed trou- 
sers; a calm, yellowish tie; and a 
white shirt with a collar so crisp 
one can picture him at the clean- 
ers ordering, "Extra starch, 
please." There's nothing here to 
hint of anything out of the ordi- 

Unlike most teachers, there's 
no name plate on his desk. There 
is a vase containing a single, red 
rose and a desk calendar, still set 
on yesterday's date. A hanging 
plant dangles in front of a small 
window. 

Haluska was preparing to speak 
for the April 2assembly, but when 
asked for some information, he 
crinkled his brow and gave a blank 
look. Hedidn'thaveatitleforhis 
talk yet, he said; he didn't even 
have a topic. He had ideas, but. . 
"I've been known to change my 
s before I get up to 




iind!5n 



Then how about some bio- 
graphical material? 

Haluska thinks for a while, eye- 
brows furrowed. "I went to mili- 
tary school," he begins, "from 
grammar school to high school." 
(Maybe the explanation for his 
upright posture?) "And I went to 
college and flunked out twice." 

His years following college 
were colorful — full of different 
places, different people: three 
years stationed in Germany while 
in the army; extensive traveling; 
sales work in San Francisco, his 
home town; and running a jazz 
band . . . Smiling faintly, he nods. 
"It was a dissolute life." 

"My parents were Christian 
Scientists," he says. Haluska re- 
lates that he was heavily involved 
in the religion before and during 



the army, though he lost his at- 
tachment to it after leaving the 
military. 

"I hit rock bottom around 1 968, 
1969." He removes his glasses 
and rubs his eyes, not as someone 
tired but as someone remember- 
ing. "Then I started to pray." 

Though not an Adventist, he 
went to Pacific Union College and 
obtained a degree in aviation. He 
was converted and baptized the 
same year he graduated. It's a bit 
puzzling at how an aviation major 
ended up in the English Depart- 
ment at Southern. "I went to 
Andrews and got my MA in En- 
glish," he says. Then he taught at 
Georgia/Cumberland Academy, 
and finally came here in 1981. 

Behind Haluska on the shelf is 
a cameo, a cameo of his wife and 
children. "I met my wife at 
Andrews. At GCA, we had our 
two sons," he says. "And we still 
have the same two sons." 

A Christian Scientist, an army 
man,asalesman,amusician. Some 
would say that was quite a full 
existence. HowdoesHaluskasum 
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Mystery surrounds a Southern 
tradition. No one seems to know 
when it started. But it is very clear 
why it started — because many 

Reverse Weekend. Iti 
when the women ask the r 
It is during these weekends that 
adventures in dating occurs. "Re- 
verse Weekend provides an inter- 
esting variation on life," said biol- 
ogy professor E.O. Grundset. 

"It is agreat way forgirls to ask 
a guy they really like," said fresh- 
man Jennifer Redden. Some 
women have not missed many 
opportunities. "Ihaveonlymissed 
askingon one weekend," said Jun- 
ior Trina Smith. "I think Reverse 
Weekend is really cool," said 



Sophomore Vicki Gillham. "I've 
asked six or seven guys over the 
last couple of years." 

Reverse Weekend gives the 
women a chance to ask those shy 
boys across the road on a date. "It 
is good because it gets the guys 
motivated," said Freshman Amy 
Garcia. "It should make them 
ashamed that girls have to ask 

Reverse Weekend has gained 
support from Talge Hall. Clearly, 
some men enjoy it. "It is nice to be 
asked out for a change," said Jun- 
ior Robert Fetters. "It's good the 
women pay sometimes." Senior 
Bruce Austin said, "I definitely 
like the idea." 



Students Take Religiousness Survey 



One hundred and twenty-fou. 
Southern students recently par 
ticipated in a study on religiou 



tween reasons for being religious 
and mental health. Williams is 
the son of Larry Williams, a be- 
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department and surveyed psychol- 
ogy and sociology classes. 

Willians put religiousness into 
two categories — intrinsic and ex- 
trinsic. Intrinsic persons are in- 
volved in religion because they 
love God and He is their friend; 
they have inner reasons for their 
religion. Extrinsic persons are 
involved in religion for parents, 
social status or friends; they have 
outside reasons for their religion. 

The students' depression and 
anxiety traits were then tested. 
Williams will compare the results 
to see which group has a tendency 
to have more depression and anxi- 
ety problems. He will also look at 
gender across all scales. 

Williams is working on his 
masters in clinical psychology. 



He said he has not found any stud- 
ies exactly like this. "One of the 
problemsof this study at Southern 
is that I found very few extrinsic 
students. It's OK though because 
this is the first study of this subject 
on Adventists/' 

It will be two and ahalf months 
before the results will be known, 
but Williams gave his hypothesis. 
"My hypothesis is thai the results 
will show the intrinsic having less 
depression andless anxiety." Does 
the reason for religiousness have 
an effect on mental health? There 
is a good possibility that it does 
and Williams says "Thank you" 
to those who helped find the an- 



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Southern Missionary 
College is host for three 
days to approximately 
450 high school and acad- 
emy seniors who began 
arriving on campus this 
weekend and throughout 
the afternoon for SMC's 
annual College Days. 

The academy students 
were escorted along a 
two-mile parade route by 
decorated and sign- 
draped cars sponsored by 
SMC's professional and 
extra-curricular activity 

Sunday afternoon was 
divided between "Art in 
the Round" in which stu- 
dents exhibited paintings 
and other works of arts at 
the Mall of the College 
Plaza, and the new P.E. 
center and recreation ac- 
tivities on the recreation 
field. 

The spotlight fell on 
representatives of the se- 



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nthee 



as SMC's S A officers 
terviewedthem. Thepro- 
gram also included a pro- 
gram by the SMC Con- 
cert Band, directed by W 
F. Young- 



Highlight of the Mon- 
day morning chapel, at 
which SMC's administra- 
tors previewed the college 
student's life, was the pre- 
sentation of $ 1 00 scholar- 
ship awards to selected se- 
niors by the college and 
local SDAconferences. A 
campus tour, intended to 
acquaint each student with 
college buildings and in- 
dustries, followed the 
chapel exercise. 

Monday afternoon was 
given to "acquaintance" 
meetings and interviews 
between the seniors and 
die instructors in the field 
of their proposed major 
interest. Further recre- 
ational activities were 
added to the afternoon's 
program. 

The visiting students 
met for worship with the 
college officials who will 
be engaged in student re- 
cruitment in the five con- 
ferences next summer. 

In the evening a pro- 
gram of entertainment was 
provided by the Programs 
Committee of the Student 
Association headed by 
Rollin Mallemee. 



Entertainment 



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Arts and Entertainment Calendar 



April 10 - 11 

• Business Club Retreat at 
Cohutta Springs. 

• Collegiate Missions. 

• Religion Consecration with 
Neal Wilson. 

Friday, April 10 

• All withdrawals after today will 

• 8:00 p.m. - Vespers with Neal 
Wilson. 

Saturday, April 11 

■ 9:00 & 11 :00 a.m. -Church 
Service with Gordon Bietz. 

• 8:00 p.m. - Evensong. 

• 9:00 p.m. - Southern College 
Concert Band in the lies P.E. 
Center. 

Sunday, April 12 

• 6:30 p.m. - Symphony Concert 
Dinner in the cafeteria. 

Monday, April 13 

1 3:30 p .m. - Faculty Senate. 



Tuesday, April 14 

• SA Pep Day! 




Wednesday, April 15 

• CARE Day! 

Thursday, April 16 

■ 11:00 a.m. - Clubs and depart- 
ments assembly. 

April 17 - 18 

■ Girls, it's your last reverse wee 



Friday, April 17 

• 8:00 p.m. - Collegiate Missions 
vespers. 

Saturday, April 18 

- 9:00 & 1 1:00 a.m. - Church Ser- 
vice with Gordon Bietz. 

• 8:00 p.m. - Evensong. 

• 8:30 p.m. - Begin lining up for 
Strawberry Festival. 

• 8:45 p.m. - The doors open for the 
media event of the year! 

■ 9:00 p.m. - Sit back and be pre- 
pared for Strawberry Festival 1992! 

Sunday, April 19 

• HAPPY EASTER! 



April 20 - 24 

• Pre-registration for first semester. 

Monday, April 20 

• 4:00 p.m. - Faculty meeting. 

Thursday, April 23 

• 1 1:00 a.m. - Awards Day Assembly 
in the lies P.E. Center. 



AROUND THE TOWN 

April 10 - 26 

• The Hunter Museum of Art presents 
the 21st annual Tennessee Watercolor 
Society exhibition. Hours are 10 a.m. • 
4:30 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday and 1 - 
4:30 p.m. on Sunday. 

Sunday, April 12 

• Chattanooga Little Theatre presents 
Dear Earth at 2:30 p.m. For more 
information call 267-8534. Tickets are 
$4 and group rates are available. 

Saturday, April 18 

• First Call will be perfo rming at the 
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This Issue: The Year In Pictures, center section 



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Volume 47, Number 16 American Scholastic Press Association Award Winner April 23, 1992 




338 Students 

Will Graduate 

on May 3 






Freshmen Cyndy Antnlin and Chandra Lewis look at the newly-released 
yearbook after Strawberry Festival Saturday night. 

Strawberry Festival Was Full of Surprises 

By Jennifer Jas 

JSl °." e kn ™ quite wh at to expect at this said they also got ideas from the rest of the 

show SMrawbei Ty Festival. The annual slide staffand others. "It gets in your blood this is 

■ ■'•as no longer just a slide show, it the fourth year I've been involved in it," 

ecame a playground for the senses. Schneider said. 

Mike Z ^ festival, produced be Seniors Fourteen projectors and three screens were 

,^'agursky, biology major, and Ed used for the slide show itself. According to 

over SmSr? '"'"" 1 • le »'ure<i not only Arion, maker of the programming computer 

also •', V. u eS from the sch ° o1 y ear ' but used by Festival Studios, this is one of the 

music ,1h tCry show ' mini-skits, live largest slide shows in the nation. 

re volv'CdeSr e by H Dobber . f'^orks. A creative highlight of the evening was a 

effects. br ations, and many other special video production based on "Back to the Fu- 

'TmpIaH; t '„ . T . ture," created by the Festival staff. Journalism 

Magurskv "W ' "'" miss "'" said DeP^ment Chair Lynn Sauls starred as Doc, 

mi are hann -f "" " STy pr0ud of lhe res " ks and Senior Paul Mavrakos played Marty. Guest 

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fly Stacy Gold 
Three hundred thirty-eight 
campus are waiting for c 

Commencement weekend begins Friday 
evening. May 1, with consecration. The se- 
niors will march down in their caps and gowns 
to start the program. Physics Department 
Chairman Ray Hefferlin will present the 
evening message, and senior class pastor Troy 
Fitzgerald will give a response. 

On Saturday. Dr. Gordon Beitz will speak 
for baccalaureatee. Also, the nurse's pinning 
will be that evening. 

The speaker for the centennial commence- 
ment will be Charles Fleming, a longtime 
supporter and faculty member of Southern 
College. "Do You Know Him?" is the title of 
his talk. According to Fleming, "The essence 
of commencement is its brevity." He first 
joined the faculty in 1941 andretumedin 1946 
as business manager. He retired in 1975. 
Fleming Plaza is named after him. 

One third of the class will graduate with 
high honors, and seven Southern Scholars are 
graduating. Fifty students will graduate with 
Cum Laude status, 24 with Magna Cum Laude 
status and 12 with Summa Cum Laude status. 
Ninety-five students of the entire graduating 
class are nursing majors, who will graduate 
with AS or BS degrees. 

Nursing instructor Laura Nyirady will speak 
at the nurses' pinning Saturday evening. The 
pinning will be very memorable and personal 
for the graduating nurses because they will be 
allowed to pick the person they want to pin 
them. The chosen person must be a graduate 
nurse. After the pinning process, the new 
nurses will give flowers to their parents. 

Fleming Plaza To Get Face Lift 

By Lois Tibbeis 

Fleming Plaza is getting an extensive face 
lift. Dale Bidwell, senior vice president for 
finance, said the building was built over 20 
years ago and it is time to "bring Fleming 
Plaza into the '90s." 

Plans have been drawn to enlarge and 
change the parking area, add handicap acces- 
sibility and modernize the plaza in general, 
said Bidwell. He said the goal is to increase 
business. 

Specifically, the Village Market will change 
to include a double set of doors t 
See Fleming, p. 3 



Southern Singers to Give Home Concert 



The South 
present their final home 
of the school year on Friday, April 
24, 8 p.m.. in the Church. 

The program will include such 
pieces as "The Last Words of 
David" by Randall Thompson, 
"Father in Heaven" by G.F. 
Handel, "A Proverb of Solomon" 
by Ralph Hunter, "Amazing 
Grace" from Virginia Harmony, 
and "Seven-fold Amen" by Peter 
Lutkin. The concert will feature 
Kathy Stewart, soprano; David 
Kim, baritone; Shari Wolcott, 



soprano; Rebecca Holtry, 
tralto; Sheldon Jefferson, t> 
Bob Dickinson, bass; and The 
Ladies of Southern Singers. 

Under the direction of Dr. 
MarvinRobertson, Southern Sing- 
ers in an ensemble of 40 singers 
noted for its performance of sa- 
credmusic. Frequently they com- 
bine with brass instruments or 
orchestra in the performance of 
major choral works. Southern 
Singers perform throughout the 
Southeast and have toured the 
former Soviet Union. 



Southern's Trailer Park 
Will Likely Be Phased Out 



If all goes smoothly the faculty 
and married student trailer park 
will be phased out within the next 
six months. 

Plans are being made to build 
up to three new apartment build- 
ings across from the church on 
College Drive. The apartments 
will include one-, two- and three- 
bedroom units with parking be- 
hind the buildings, said Dale 
Bidwell, senior vice president for 
Finance. The buildings will be 
similar to the Virginia apartments 
on the corner of Oak Drive and 
Momingside Drive. 



The change in housing loca- 
tion came as a result of the high 
cost to update sewer lines in the 
trailer park. Because updating of 
utilities would cost an estimated 
$500,000, the college decided to 
build new housing instead, 
Bidwell said. 

Currently there are college and 
privately-owned trailers, with stu- 
dents, employees and retired em- 
ployees residing in the park. 
Bidwell said the earliest comple- 
tion date will be six months, but it 
may take a year or longer to com- 
plete the housing project. 



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Senior Tiffany Thompson looks at the student art in the Brock 
Hall Gallery. 

Gallery Features Student Art 



The annual student art show is 
on display in the Southern Art 
Gallery in Brock Hall 216. The 
show features a mixed media pre- 
sentation of student art and will 
run until the end of April. 

"The art show is a good idea," 
said sophomore John Burkes. "It 
gives students a chance to show 
their work." The art show fea- 
tures charcoal and pen drawings, 
as well as oil paintings. The 
show's contributors are students 
enrolled in painting and drawing 



classes. "The art show helps 
present the Art Department to the 
rest of the school," said Senior 
Carol Peden. 

Some students find the art 
classes are their most enjoyable 
part of the day. Several students 
have devoted considerable time 
totheirart. Sophomore Will Lucas 
has a black and white still life 
drawing in the show. He said, "I 
spent half of this s 
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Marx Brothers Film To Be Shown For Film Series 



The last monthly film of the the hard times with the use of 

Classic Film Series will be shown laughter and fun." 
Saturday, April 25, at 8:30 p.m. The Series, which is funded by 

The film, "A Night At The the Student Services Department,, 

Opera," is a Marx Brothers film was until last year known as the 

from 1935- "This film was cho- Humanities Film Series. It has 

sen because I feel people need to been running for more than 20 

know what the Marx Brothers are years and has been used to show 

like," said history professor and popular films with historical sig- 

Seri'es organizer Mark Peach. "It nificance from different eras, 
is an excellent example of the "It encourages students to think 

change from stage to film, and is seriously about these eras," said 

one of the many films produced Peach. "We give a handout at 

during the Depression era. These each film so that people can really 

films helped people get through understand the meaning." 



Fleming, 



energy. The front architecture it to be a big hassle, although it 
will change to fit in better with won't be finished by camp meet- 
other buildings on campus. And ing time." 
the location of the Plaza sign will Fleming Plaza is owned by the 
move to make it more visible. Committee of 100, which is fi- 
Work has been started on the nancing the face lift project. The 
parking lot. The goal, said Committee rents to Southern, 
Bidwell, is to finish before school which sublets to businesses, am 
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Club/Department News 



Communications 

• Some communication majors are finding creative 
internships for the summer. Angle Coffey will be 
interning with Health Fest '92. Gari Cruze will be edit- 
ing a newietter for Advent Home. 

• Jennifer Speicher has been named editor of the South- 
ern Communicator for the 1992-93 school year. 

• The Communication Department will honor the seniors 
on April 25 with a picnic at Red Clay Park. Worship 
service and lunch will be provided. Sign up at the 
department window. 

Collegiate Missions Club 

• CMC had a retreat at Camp AJamisco two weekends 
ago. Guest speaker was Elder Ron Cook. Workshops 
were conducted by former SM's to help out next year's 
SM's. 

Education 

• A Tennessee State Board of Examiners team recently 
gave Southern the highest report so far given to any 
college receiving accreditation review under the new 
NCATE standards in Tennessee. 

Grounds 

• The Grounds Department is enlarging the parking lot 
at Fleming Plaza. It also plans to plant over 3000 
permanent plants and thousands of annual plants. 

History Deparment 

« Dr. Dennis Pettibone traveled to Rutgers University at 
Camden, New Jersey, on April 9, to attend a conference 
dealing with relations between race and the Consfitu- 



Internattonal Club 

•The International Club held church services at the 
MetcaJf Bottoms in the Smokies on April 18. Sopho- 
more Travis Patterson spoke and Senior Racftae! Friday 
organized group ; 



Math Deparment 

• Art Richert and Robert Moore attended the 7 1st annual 
meeting of the Southeastern section of the Mathematics 
Association at Kennesaw State College in Georgia on 
April 10. 

Music Department 

• The Southern Singers will present their Home Concert 
on Friday. April 24. 8 p.m., in the church. 

• Violinist Sheri Swinson will present her Senior Recital 
in Ackerman Auditorium on Sunday, April 26, 8 p.m. 

• Organist David Kim will present his Senior Recital in 
the church on Tuesday, April 28, 8 p.m. 

• Soprano Holly Jones will present her Senior Recital in 
Ackerman Auditorium on Thursday, April 30, 8 p.m. 

• Organist Adrienne Cox will present her Senior Recital 
in the church on Friday, May ) , 6 p.m. 



News 
Festival, 






emy Stoner as Biff, Southern's president Dr. 
Don Sahly, behavioral science professor Terrie 
Ruff, and Doug Martin, associate director of 
recruitment. Parts of the video were shot at 
registration and the Gilligan's Island Party, 
and it ended on a live note with Doc and Marty 
entering the gym during Strawberry Festival. 

"I thought the whole thing was very cre- 
ative," said Junior Jeanne Kim. "The 'Back to 
the Future' video was pretty funny." 

Junior Sherrie Piatt was the director of 
photography of this year's Festival, and has 
been elected as producer for next year.. Junior 
Andy McConnell was technical director, and 
also involved were Senior Kristy Crandall, 
Sophomore Travis Stirewalt, and about eight 
photographers. Doug Walter, general man- 
ager of WSMC, was the sponsor. 

"I'm glad it's over, but I'm looking for- 
ward to next year," Piatt said. "We will have 
a great SA who will support the Festival." 

During the year the staff often worked late 
nights, and near the end, pulled many all- 
nighters. A week before the show, the staff 
had to change computer systems due to a lack 
of memory. In the last few days, a glitch in the 
new system caused the computer to erase 
itself. "We had to re-do it, and the computer 
company thinks that the fact that no one has 
produced a show this size on the software is 
the reason we had a few technical difficulties 
during the show," Magursky said. 

"But the responses I've heard have been 
very positive. If they enjoyed it, it was good, 
because that's the purpose," sad Schneider. 
Magursky said, "It's amazing things worked 
out as well as they did. Miracles happened 
several times." 



At the end of the Festival, students and 
faculty were treated to ice cream and straw- 
berries, then the 1992 yearbooks, edited by 
Amy Beckworth, were distributed. flffi 



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Strawberry Festival Credits 

Producers: Mute Magursky, Ed Schneider 

Director of Photography: Sherrie Piatt 

Technical Director: Andy McConnell 

Office Managers: Travis Stirewalt, Kristy 

Crandall 

Sponsor: Doug Walter 

Live Sound Engineering: Doug Waller. Joe 

Soundtrack: A, Lee Bennett, Mike Magursky, 

Andy McConnell 
Photographers: Sherrie Piatt, Aaron Berger. 
Sharon Wiclcham, Tanner Lovelace, Ed Schneider, 
Andy McConnell, Mike Magursky, Scott Goddard, 
Lorena Voth, Matt Jones, Andy Wilson, Travis 
Stirewalt, Robert Zegarra, Curtis Giles, Robert 
Foster. A. Lee Bennett, Tanya Johnson, Trent 
Taglavore, Mark DeFIuiter, Daryl Cote, Brenda 
Pooley, 3ason Aggio, Dr. Nyirady, Angela Dyer, 

John Negley, and Ervin Brown 
Vogue Photographers: Kenny Ziil, Steve Holtey 
Animation Design: John Burks, Mike Magursky 
Laser Effects: Tanner Lovelace. Jason William 

"Back to the Future" 

Writer and Director: Mike Magursky 

Videography: Andy McConnell, Mike Magursky 

Technical Assistance: Richard Bogess, Cindy 

Coolidge, Krisy Crandall, Brad Jensen, Suzy Smith 

Cast 

Doc: Dr- R- Lynn Sauls 

Marty: Paul Mavrakos 

Biff: Jeremy Stoner 

Doug Martin & Terrie Ruff: as themselves 



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Hall of Horrors Funds 
Grundset Lecture Series 

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"Hackman Hall of Horrors" last October 
made it possible for the E.O. Grundset Lecture 
Series to be born this semester. 

The Tri-Beta Biology Club used the horror 
hall proceeds to fund the series, which the club 
arranges each semester. 

This semester six lectures were organized, 
ranging in topics from medicinal herbs to bats! 
"The research ones are technical — more for 
biology students," said Senior Jim Smith. 
"But the natural history ones are more for a 
general audience." 

Tri-Beta Club sponsor Dr. Bill Hayes 
agrees. He said the series are advertised in the 
community, and the general audience lectures 
will help expose people to nature and raise 
their level of environmental awareness. 

The technical lectures will expose students 
to different research approaches. Research is 
a natural next step for many biology students, 
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approaches important. Also, ahalf-hour credit 
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Attendance at the lectures this semester 
varied from 20 to over 140. 

Tri-Beta named the series after E.O. 
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Opinion 



Bye 



ByDarylCok 

Well, this is the last issue. 
Itseems like only eightmonths 
ago that the first issue came 
at. Coincidence? I think not 

This issue basically ends 
all Student Association activi- 
ties. The last party, Straw- 
berry Festival, and Memories 
release are all over. Slap my 
face and call me a purple-spot- 
ted antelope, but I'mready for 
my term to end. 

"*ve definitely had fun this 
year, and I'll miss Southern 
t year, but everything 
hasn't been a field full of cows 
(farm equivalent to a bowl full 
of cherries,). Deadlines, etc. 
have given me a lot of stress. 

Why did I write all this? 
Well, I'm apologizing to those 
of you who I've offended and 
thanking thoseof you who sup- 
ported me anyway. I'm sorry, 
and thank you. 

Anyway, I hope that this 
year's Accent has informed, 
entertained, or at least been a 
publication that you could put 
down on your kitchen floor 
foryourdogtodohis thingon. 



Letters to the Editor 



Graduation Came So Soon 



dennessandthe i'mafm 01 iheendol nt\ 
senior year. Each year had jusl been 
another year. How fast Uie years have 
happily passed by, each leaving its dis- 

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mark on my character. ....... 

spent in praver. talking aboui -pirmu] 
things with Die brethren, going on out- 
ings with friends, laughing, smiling and 

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the campus, the faculty and fellow work- 
ers also have brightly if not uniquely 
colored my path. How fast it has gone. 
Now I partly understand when my elders 
say such things as, "But yet it seems as 
only yesterday, " or "Has it really been 



at the thought of being separated from 
friends, faculty and teachers known since 
academy or even the few years here at 
Southern. I wish to remind you of a 
comfort. A better land is awaiting us. far 
superior to this present age. A place 
where friends never leave. Apljn " ;| .^ 
God will always be present with us and 
no cloud will fiide Him Irom our viuu. 
A fellow Resident Assistant and 
friend impressed me one nigh: « ith his 
RA worship. He acknowledced the time 
of separation and the ineffability of never 



: real. So personal of a 



invitation that finds m , 

mi's i' wining for him and you my other 
friends. That is truly our hope of seeine 
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we have shared so much. In his words I 
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every person He wants you to be there! 
It will not be the same without you i 
Please won t you come. Our Savior, I 
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I Have Some More To Say About Security 



lions of facts that may have been raised 
by some inaccuracies in a letter recently 
published in the Southern Accent, ii is 
the purpose of this statement to highlight 
certain facts concerning the security de- 
partment and the fire alarm/sciurny •,> - 

First, if the new fire alarm/security 
system is still in the in:""" 
and hasn't been turned o 



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request because they h 



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calities. 
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. According to Webster's dictio- 
fire is the active principal of 
;, characterized by the heat and 
ngnioi combustion. This is exactly what 
took place on several occasions not only 
in Thatcher Hall in the past two months, 
but most recently in the dumpster by 
Talee Hall. 

Fourth, all fire alarms ai 

Campus Safety Departm 



of "burned beans," and the fire depart- I 
ment shouldn't have been calle' 



with a Southern College emergencies and immediately checked. 



achieved. 

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who pay for it. If this is the best it 



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Editor 
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Lifestyles Editor 

Brenda Pooley 

Sports Editor 

John Appel 

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Sports 



Editorial 



Watch In Peace! 



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Have you ever been looking forward to 
watching a game on TV, only to find out that 
your only option for viewing, is watching 
along with the top sports analysts in the 
world? Well, one doesn't have to be among 
the ABC Wide World of Sports crew to 
know what I'm talking about. Actually you 
only have to go as far as the Talge Hall 

Just last week, I was all hyped about a big 
game on TV. So after gathering my Ramen 
Noodles and my Mountain Dew I hurriedly 
made my way to the dungeon. I mean rec. 
room. At first things were nice and peaceful 
and the game was starling without a hitch. 
However, as soon as the first foul was called 
a blood curdling scream was let out by the 
fellow next to me. When turning to admin- 
ister CPR I realized he was only emotion- 
ally hurt, so I returned to eating my noodles 
and watching the game. Not one minute 
later, twodifferentguys.fromopposite sides 
of the room, began yelling foul statistics at 
one another, each trying to prove that his 
team was being discriminated against. On 
the screen it read that both teams had the 
same amount of fouls, but who does the 
NBA official stats keeper think he is any- 
way, only those two guys in the rec. room 
know the real story. After asking them both 
politely to shut up, my attention was turned 
back to the first guy. After four or five 
plays, he was about to go into shock! Poor 
guy, I guess that's why he watches instead 
of plays. 

My point is, just watch and enjoy the 
game. Nothing that's said in front of the TV 
is going to change things, except your anxi- 
ety levels. Oh yeah, if one has nothing 
better to do than argue stats with a televi- 
sion, than 1 highly suggest that you pick up 
something to improve your social life, like 
maybe a knitting club! 




Freshman Brian Metts and Sophomore Cary Greer fight for the ball during a 
soccer game Tuesday night 



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1/4 mile freestyle Jeremy Pettit 

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-Commentary 



Lifestyle 



The Final Exam 



Once again the critical part of the semester 
is upon us — the final two weeks. During this 
time all class projects and term papers are due, 
all back homework has to be done and final 
exams must be taken. It is also at this time that 
procrastinators can be spotted in any crowd 
for they're the ones wearing wrinkled clothes 
and walking around with huge bags under 
their eyes. All night cram sessions and one- 
day term papers lead to stress, pressure and 
worry. Everyone's focus is on making the 
grade. By now we know what our teachers are 
like and what we must do if we are to attain the 
grade we desire. The whole semester comes 
down to this: the final stretch, the final endur- 
ance test, the final exam. 

I would like to draw your attention to a 
much more important test that is on our sched- 
ule. A final that is different from any final that 
we are preparing for right now. This is an 
exam that is inevitable, unavoidable and well- 
announced. Everyone must take it. In this test 
there is no letter or percentage grade; it is a 
pass/fail exam. There are no bell curves, no 
questions thrown out, no students exempt 
from taking the test, and no surprise or trick 
questions. 

What is expected of us has been delineated 
very clearly. There is no confusion as to what 
will be on the exam. We have been told what 
to study and know for the test. Everything has 
been so careful ly laid out in class, the text, and 
the syllabus that not only do we know what to 
study, but we know exactly what comprises 
the test. There is absolutely no reason to fail. 

We know what to expect because the re- 
view sheet was given to us long ago. The 
textbook is comprehensive, clear, and full of 
illustrations, and we as students have had 
ample time to read and understand the con- 
cepts and views that are found in it. If we read 
the text and come to class we will clearly 
understand the teacher's thoughts and ideas. 

Our teacher is very learned and just, and he 
treats his students fairly. He is very helpful 
and has even given us special, unique aid. If at 
any time, day or night, we don't understand 
something clearly or have a question of any 
kind we may call a personal assistance hotline 



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tutor are available 24 hours a day, seven days 

We as students know for certain that this 
test is coming but we do not know when. We 
know, however, it will be soon, for we are in 
the final weeks of the semester. Although this 
will be a "surprise" exam, it need not catch us 
off guard, for our teacher has gone out of his 
way to prepare us. There need not be worry or 
stress for this final exam like there is for our 
current finals. The only ones that need worry 
are, as always, those that have put off prepar- 
ing for it, and are caught off guard by the test. 
He wants all of us to understand the material 
and pass the class. 

The consequences for failing this test are 
devastating. If we fail, we flunk the course 
and we cannot retake it. The result is perma- 
nent, and the mark of "F" will be on our record 
forever. Our failure could not be blamed on 
our teacher, however, for he has done every- 
thing he could possibly do for us. No, our 
failure would be our own fault, and we would 
have to pay the grave and disastrous cost for 
our procrastination. 

On the other hand, the rewards for passing 
the test are tremendous and wonderful. The 
award for passing the exam, like that for 
failing, is everlasting and our record will for- 
ever show a mark of passing! 

I hope that during these last few weeks we 
keep things in perspective and remember the 
larger much more important exam that we all 
must take. Then on that final day when Christ, 
our Teacher, asks, "Do I know you," we'll say 
with honest assurance, "Yes, my Lord." Then 
the Lord will say, "Well done, good and faith- 
ful serv ant. ..enterinto the joy of your Master" 
(Matt. 25:21). But to those who do not know 
Him, He will say, "...I do not know where you 
are from, depart from me" (Luke 13:27). 

There will only be two groups, those who 
pass and those who fail. To the students who 




are triumphant through Christ, He exclaims, 
"Come you who are blessed of my Father, 
inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the 
foundation of the world" (Matt. 25:34). "My 
sheep (students) hear my voice, and I know 
them, and they follow me; and I give eternal 
life to them, and they shall never perish; and 
no one shall snatch them out of my hand" 
(John 10:27-28). To those who fail He com- 
mands, "Depart from me accursed ones, into 
the eternal fire which has been prepared for 
the devil and his angels" (Matt. 25: 41). 

His advice to us is that of any good teacher: 
don't worry, be prepared, and don't wait until 
the night before to study. Acing this final test 
is as easy as accepting the free gift of salvation 
that Christ offers us and beginning a friend- 
ship withHim. It's that simple! Although the 
stakes are high, the odds of passing are 100 
percent if we'll only submit ourselves to Him. 




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Suzy Smith Isn't Just Kidding Around 



Children are our future. They should lead 
happy, carefree lives, but this often isn't the 
case. Bui there are people who try to make life 
better for kids. Suzy Smith is one of those 
people. 

She is an education major who volunteers 
Sundays at the SDA Community Services 
Center in Collegedale. "I've always wanted 
to do some kind of work with children," she 
says. So at the beginning of the school year 
Suzy called Gail Williams, director of Com- 
munity Services, to find out what she could do 
to help. Mrs. Williams needed someone to do 
things with the children so they wouldn't just 
run wildly about the thrift store while their 
parents shopped. 

Together they have made S undays at Com- 
munity Services "Child Care Outreach Day." 
A room is set up with toys, crafts, drawing 
materials, and music. While the adults shop, 
kids can come in the room and do some 
activities. The volunteers give them one-on- 
one attention which most of the kids desper- 
ately need. Some kids stay for 20 minutes, 
some stay as long as a couple of hours. Some 
of the kids are as young as a few months while 
some are as old as 14. 

This program began in October and Suzy 
has been there every Sunday except over 

What's It Like 

Being A Student 

Missionary? 



Christmas and New Year's. "It's been won- 
derful, "shesays. "Ihaven'tregrettedaminute 
of it." She also arranged with teachers to let 
students earn extra credit for volunteering. 
She says that students who go there just for 
credit end up coming back because they like it. 

Why has she kept coming back and help- 
ing?^ "What kept me were the looks on the 
kids' faces," she explained. Her goal is to get 
the program running smoothly so that she can 
turn it over to the Student Education Associa- 
tion on campus when she graduates next year. 
She hopes that by doing this it will be some- 
thing that continues. 

"People don't understand what we do. 
We're not babysitting over there. We are 
interacting with the children," she says. "We 
are touching the lives of kids that do not have 
too many positives in their lives." 

This program is also a way of letting kids 
know about God. "We are touching lives that 
don't know what an Adventist is. They don't 
know who God is," says Suzy. "They don't 
know what positive love is." 

Suzy says that help is also needed when it 
comes to other things like keeping the Center 
looking nice. If students would come and 
volunteer to do whatever is needed, that would 
be a great help, she says. 




After Sunday is over Suzy says she's tired 
but, "You feel warm inside. You've done 
something that's positive and not just to make 
yourself feel good. You've really affected a 
life and that's a feeling that I wouldn't trade 
for a million dollars." 

If you would like to volunteer this summer 
or next school year, call Gail Williams at 
Community Services. Take the opportunity to 
give children a better future. 



Walking through a jungle you trip 
something and look back to find a mabo. 
python slithering toward your ankle. That 
an experience peoplerelate with missionaries. 
Jungles, restless natives, and big snakes. 

What is being a student missionary really 
like? Why do people choose to be student 
missionaries, and what is expected from the 
experience? 

There are 38 students signed-up to be stu- 
dent missionaries this coming school year, 
and six students signed up as task force work- 
ers here in the United States. 

The distances the student missionaries will 
travel will take them to far off places like 
Guatemala, Pohnpei and Russia. 

Tonya Abercrombie is going to be a student 
missionary in Guatemala along with her sister 
Julie Vincent. They will be working in an 
orphanage taking care of babies. "It was a 
nard decision to make but I felt God tapping 
on my shoulder," said Abercrombie. "I didn't 
want Him to at first. I thought 'just leave me 
al °ne. Then, doors started opening and wheels 
started rolling and next year I will be in Gua- 
temala. The hardest thing will be leaving my 
amily The best part of the experience will be 
me babies I will be working with." 

A graduating senior, Eric O'Brien will be 
heading off to Thailand. He will helpsetup an 
^counting system at the language school in 
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Senior Crystal Zill and Junior Bruce Austin socialize t 
bench near Thatcher. 



Who Is Gary Collins? 



Gary Collins shrugs his shoul- 
ders. His gaze is direct. His 
smile, almost teasing. "I thought 
ministers were lazy people who 
sat around in their offices and got 
up late in the morning," he says 

He didn't know what major he 
would claim when he enrolled at 
Southern in 1989. Theology 
wasn't in his plans. But it was in 
God's. "He let me know in my 
heart that that's what I wanted to 
do." 

Now a junior theology student, 
Collins will replace Troy 
Fitzgerald as the directorof CARE 
Ministries for 1992-93. He will 
also serve as a member of the 
General Conference Executive 
Committee, a first for a young, 
college-age person. 

Despite the unflinching brown 
eyes and formal face, one cannot 
help noticing his youth. He wears 
a cool purple T-shirt and grey 
jeans. "They're brown," he says. 
His wide grin shatters his serious- 
ness- "Anyone who says other- 
wise is color-blind." 

Brown, then. 

Collins is no stranger to re- 
sponsibilities. Last year, he was 
Beta Kappa Tau's AYS leader. 
Presently, he is one of the Steps to 
Christ (STC) ministry coordina- 
tors. STC was in its infancy dur- 
ing the latter part of 1991. As a 
result of fervent prayers, the min- 
istry is thriving and its theme is 
the need for the Holy Spirit. 



Collins excitedly mentions an STC 
newsletter in the works called 
"Matrix" which he hopes will be- 
come intercollegiate. "I think the 
Lord has a tremendous mission 
for Southern next year," he says. 
"The foundation has been set un- 
der Troy, Jeff (Gang) and the oth- 
ers. It's time to build on that 
foundation." 

When Collins is told that he is 
among those at the forefront of 
God's work at Southern, his gaze 
falters for the first time. He shyly 
buries his cheek in the palm of his 
hand. "God is the leader," he says 
slowly. He recalls the question- 
ing he was subjected to when he 
went to Canadaearlier this semes- 
ter as one of the delegates to be 
chosen as a representative at the 
General Conference. HesaysGod 
inspired his last answer. Libby 
Riano had asked the candidates 
how they would share the gospel 
with young people. With a conta- 
gious enthusiasm, Collins said, "1 
told them that God does not ac- 
cept us for who we are: He hates 
sin. When we accept Jesus as our 
Saviour, we are at that moment in 
Christ so that God looks at us and 
sees the Son. . ." 

Collins hopes to be a voice for 
Adventist youth and raise the im- 
portant issues they face today. He 
clasps hishands togetherand leans 
his chin on them. "I just want God 
to work," he says. "Let Him use 
me as His vessel." 



Breakfast, Lunch, and sometimes Supper 
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396-2229 



ACCENTENNIAL 



Garren Wins 'Good Husband' Contest 



Reprinted from the 



•, April 27, 1989 



BobGarrenisknowntomost 
of us as chairman of SC's art 
department. But a few of us 
know his other identity: thai of 
a celebrity. He came by this 
fame simply by being a good 
husband. 

Garren 's success can be at- 
tributed to his wife, Ruth. She 

"good husband" contest on the 
Oprah Winfrey show. Imme- 
diately she thought, "Sure, Bob 
could win this contest." With- 
out telling him, she wrote an 
entry letter describing what 
makes him such a good hus- 
band, and sent it to WTVC 
Channel 9 in Chattanooga, 
Tenn. Withindays,MrsGarren 
was informed that her letter 
had been one of five chosen 
locally to be sent to the Oprah 
Wirtfreystudioforfurtherjudg- 
ing. 

It was then thatGarren found 
out about the contest. He was 
surprised and very pleased. 
"It's awfully nice to have your 
wife think highly of you. It's 
the best feeling I could have 
that she took the time to enter 
the contest. It was very flatter- 
ing," he said. 

Within a week, the Garrens 
were notified by the Oprah 
Winfrey show that out of 
50,000 letters, Mrs. Garren's 
was one of twenty-five that 
won. Three days later the 
couple flew to Chicago for the 
show's taping. During their 
twodaystay in the Windy City, 
the Garrens were treated like 
royalty. They stayed in the 
luxurious Hotel Niko, and were 
provided with a limousine, 
daily shoe shines, and room 
service. "One morning my 



breakfast came to over $20," 
said Garren. 

The actual taping of the show. 
which aired on Valentine's Day. 
took four to five hours. The 
show began with the entrance of 
all 25 husbands clad in sashes 
boasting the words HUSBAND 
OF THE YEAR. After this in- 
troduction each of the wives read 
a portion of the letter they had 
entered in the contest. The hus- 
bands then explained why they 
loved their wives. 

The Garrens 
eth couple to appear on the show 
They were both 
ing for their portion of the pro 
gram to be taped. Feeling 
ious, Garren thought maybe he 
had goofed when he remarked, 
"I married a clown and we've 
had fun ever since." 

However, this is probably a 
clue to what has kept the Garrens 
together for 22 years. Garren 
says. "Ruth is the easiest person 
in the world to live with." He 
went on to say that she's hilari- 
ous, accepting, and doesn't nag. 
"It's awfully fun to be married 

Mrs. Garren says. "He is sup- 
portive, thoughtful, considt rate, 
and a good role model for our 
two children." She also feels 
that they didn't have to work 
hard at their relationship. They 
owe this to the fact that their 
backgrounds and interests are 
compatible. "We even have our 
bad points in common." says 
Mrs. Garren. Now that the T.V. 
cameras are gone, Garren re- 
membershis experience fondly, 
;but is glad that his fame isn't 
more far-reaching. "I would 



obeacelebrity,"he 



said. 



Entertainment 



Up and Down the Stairs. 



Here weare heading down towards Talge Hall 
on [his absolutely gorgeous spring afternoon. 
Everything that can blossom is doing so: dog- 
wood, spirea, maples, apple and peach trccb. 
lilacs. It's still a little early for magnolias but if 
this summery weather continues, it won't take 
long for those huge white beauties to pap open. 
By the way, if you wont to see some fine pink 
dogwoods check the parking lot in front of Talge 
and the hill to the left of the stairs going up from 
Thatcher to die library. 

This walk started in Hacknian Hall (several 
have this year! where I encountered Robert 
Zegurra— a senior, he's planning to canoe on the 
Buffalo River in Arkansas, then work in an eye- 
bank in Indianapolis, and later on this summer 
become a counselor at a California camp while 
waiting to hear from medical schools. Also ran 
into another senior. Lorena Voth, taking a break 
from Genetics lab (recombinant genes in mold 
spores); she's travelling through Europe, or 
working for the wellness program in Tampa, or 
both this summer. Might run into some more 
seniors before this trek is over. 

Here's a nice little seat on some stacked rail- 
road ties and look, here come two absolute oppo- 
sites: Stacy Gold in salmon-pink shorts, with 
while top (she's working at Florida Hospital this 
summer) and Tammie Kroehier with while skirt 
and salmon-pink blouse (she'll spend the sum- 
mer at Camp AuSable in Michigan), and here's 



Katt Smith (all cool in white and lime-green) who 
says she will be leaching swimming in her Nash- 
ville pool. Mel Robert Parrish. a newcomer, who 
says he's from New Jersey, Florida, and Califor- 
nia (neat trick) — he was turning in a work assign- 
ment. Meihinks he may have to give up that funky 
sweater when he actually goes to work! On the 
front porch of Talge encountered Peter Kenaston, 
a recent computer science graduate from Devries, 
exuding over all the good things that have hap- 
pened to him since his arrival yesterday. 

OK — in one minute's time while standing be- 
low the flagpole. I checked out the following 
activities going on: a freight train was crossing 
Apison Pike and roaring past McKee's, three vans 
filled with crisp uniformed nurses took off for 
various hospitals, Andy McConnell streaked out 
of Talge with a camcorder and lots of photo- 
graphic equipment and piled it into his while 
Volkswagon (looks like Strawberry Festival ac- 
tivity to me), and someone in a Grounds Dept. 
truck unloaded hundreds of petunia and saliva 
plants which will be set out in front of and at the 
side of Wright HalK Allinaminute: it was exactly 
2:05 p.m., April 16,1992! 

Lots of visitors parked in front of our columned 
administration building. I notice cars from West 
Virginia, Ontario, California, Kansas (shock of 
wheat on the plate), and Maryland to name a few. 
I wonder who these people are and what they're all 
doing. Well, after coming out of Wright Hal] 



By E.O. Grundset 

...In April 

where Mrs. Cynthia Bietz showed me the beau- 
tiful white and lavender orchid plant and Mrs. 
Mary Lou Rowe was taking visitors around and 
delivering "important documents." I bumped into 
fc'd Svhn idler, co-producer of Strawberry Festi- 
val. He reminded me that it's about time that he 
be recognized in this column! He's working 
from the City of Orlando in the Dept. of Parks and 
Recreation (already has his whistle! Hooked quite 
perky in his blue and white Hard Rock Cafe shin 

Dan Graham from Lakeland, Ga.. was setting 
out more petunias in the flower bed surrounding 
the greenery clipped to form the giant letters 
SMC. And tripping down the stairs here comes 
Sonja Darrelt all decked out in geometric pat- 
terns of orange, blue, and Vermillion i she's work- 
ing at Camp Kulaqua this summer). Up by the 
Student Center porch ran into Harvey HJllyer 
who says he'll be a waiter at Olive Garden and 
begin his physical therapy coarse at UTC soon. 

Well, to him and all the other seniors we 
extend heartiest congratulations. This Centen- 
nial Senior Class is one of the largest, if not the 
largest, to graduate from SC making this com- 
mencement very exciting. In the meantime, good 
luck to everyone on your finals, good-bye and 
have a fantastic summer. And, for this school- 
year, those will have to be the last words from Up 
and Down the Stairs. 



THE FAR SIDE 



By GARY LARSON 




Buddy's dreams 



Calvin and Hobbes 



by Bill Watterson 




What is your best memory from the school year} 




Desta Zabolotney, FR 

"Hanging out with 

friends." 





Sherry McNiel, SO 

"Going hiking at Fall 
Creek Falls." 




Kyan Anderson, FR 

"Atlanta Hawks game 
(vs. Nicks)." 



What do you plan to do after graduation? 




Tony Thedford, SK 

I have a managerial job 
Race-Track Petroleum 
in Birmingham." 



Robert Zegarra, SR 

"Work at Indiana Lion' 
Bank." 



Larry Lighthall, SR 





Monica Tabuenca, SR 

"Administrator in training at 
nursing home." 




"C 



%: 

Geoff Blomely, SR 
"I'm taking a long 
summer vacation.'