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I@J It I F$J I t$J ltc$J VOL. 2-N0.5 UNIVERSITY OF OF SOUTH FLORIDA, TAMPA, AUGUST 2, 1967 Subscription Rate Page 2 GREEKS UNDER NEW REVIEW BOARD Constitution Referendum Today: Four Polls Open The Student Affairs Com mittee last week decided to include fraternities and soro rities in the jurisdiction of the new Student Organizations Review Board created in the revised Student Association (SA) constitution. Also change d was the Uni versity Traffic Cour t, which was made into a Student Traf fic Courl. It would hear ap peals of parking citations is sued to students by the SecuMental Hospital Asked For USF Board of Regents Chairman Chester H. Ferguson said last week he has asked the State Cabinet to consider locating a state mental hospital at USF. rity Office. The finished document is up for student approval today in four polling places: the Busi ness Administration Building, the Fine Arts Humanities Building, the Engineering Building, and the University Center. Polls are open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. THERE WILL have to be t wice the number of "yeas" t han "nays" for passage. or two-thirds approval of those voting. Inclusion of Greeks came a week after the SA legislature, a great many members of which are Greeks, decided to Jet the Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Council de cide on fraternity and sorority acceptance. dents. Staff appeals will re main in the jurisdiction of the Traffic Committee. Presently, the T raffic Com mittee hears all traffic cita tion appeals. IT WAS the third revision of Traffic Court makeup during the constitutional d e b a t e, which has continued for five weeks. The court originally had three students, one ad ministration member , and one faculty member to hear all citatio n appeals. It was changed to four stu dents , three faculty, and two administration members two weeks ago, with the latest re vision changi ng it to a student traffic court, hearing onl y stu dent appeals. Photo by Richard Smoot Southern Comfort The $2.5-million facility, au thorized by the 1965 Legisla ture and now headed for "an urba n location on the West Coast," would be a part of USF's proposed medical cen ter complex which will in clude the University's College of Medicine, a teaching hospi tal and a Veterans Adminis tratio n Hospital . ing the hospital there (at USF). It would mean less cost in designing the University's teaching hospital because it would not be necessary to in clude in it special facilities for the treatment of mental cases. "It would enhance the men t al hospital's effectiveness to have a medical school and its staff of doctors nearby. It would help the school because a mental hospital would be staffed by outstanding psychi atrists and specialists in treating mental disorder s and they could participate in the teaching program." The Student Organizations Review Board would lake lhe place of the Student Affairs Committee in making the final recommendation on stu dent organizations to Dean of Student Affairs Herb-ert J . Wunderlich . The Student Af. fairs Committee previously had had jurisdiction over all student orga nizations. Church affiliated student or ganizations, previously ex empt f r om Student Organiza tions R eview Board jurisdic tion, were also put into Re view Board boundaries. The present constitution was a p p r o v e d in 1964. Changes included in the re vised constitution, up for ap proval toda y, include a more explicit presidential succes sio n provision, the Student Traffic Court, the Student Or gani zatio n s R eview Board, a new system of representation which has commuter, resi dence , and college ass ociation representatives, provision for an attorney general, and a special summer quorum pro vision to allev iate attendance probl-ems . USF's Chinsegut Hill retreat, locat e d 40 miles north of the campus ncar Brooksville, is pictured here in a frame of Span ish moss and green grass. USF uses Chinsegut Hill as a con ferenc e site, and the Student Association has an annual fresh man orientation on the Hill . Referred to as USF's "third campus," next to the main Tampa campus and the much smaller Bay Campus in St. Petersburg, its 19th century SouUt ern appearance contril.mtes to an atmosphere of calm. Oracle Feature Editor Barbara Wright and photographer Richard Smoot record their observations of the Hill on Page 4. Ferguson said he has pin pointed a 30-acre plot on the University-owned m e d i c a 1 center site for the mental hos pita l. TilE SA executive board, also granted reviewal power, was neither expressly given nor denied Greek jurisdiction. Salaries Re reactive To HE SAI D the s u ggest ion originated with Dr. John S. Allen, USF president "Everyone would benefit," Ferguson explained, "by hav ALLEN SAID last week that USF's College of Medicine will open in 1970. T he VA hos pital is expected to be fin i shed by that time, also. The new University Traffic Court was changed to a Stu dent Traffic Court co nsistin g of four students and one ad ministration member. The court would hear appeals of traffic citations i ssued to stuJuly 1, Dean Dean Says A private community hospi tal already is under construc tion near th e University. TO START THIS FALL B y JOY BACON Managing Editor been pretty s uc cessful in pro tecting the salaries of the in dividuals, said Dean, which would be the way in which we could protect the quality of the University be3t." stemmed from the fact that "the state has overcommitted itself." Traffic Regulations Changes Include Frosh Restrictions Banis W. Dean, dean of ac ademic affairs, announced at the University Senate meeting last Wednesday that "The budget we presented has been gouged rather drastically." Dean said that salaries for University perso nnel would be retroactive to July 1. "We have tried and have so far Although figures are not yet definite, Dean said t he total cut would be somewhere i n the neighbor hood of at least a seven per cen t red uct ion . DEAN SAID the budget cuts A 3 per cent cut i s being taken from everyone because o f an estimated tax fund shortage, said Dean. A second cut came from the deletion of the Other Person nel Services budget from Florida State University. The governor instructed the other universitie::; to share in taking care of this deletion from FSU's budget, said Dean. By BOB VAN BUSKIRK Correspondent Since las t September there have been various c han ges in USF ' s traffic reg ulations, in cluding hi gher fines, new reg istration fees, revocat i o n of graduate assistant staff park ing statu s, and restriction of frf' .shman parking . There is a vehicle registra tion fee of $5 for the fir s t ve hicle, and a $2 fee for the sec ond. Students who take six credit hours or l ess will be is s u e d deca l s at no charge. There will be class rank distinction on parking decals . Commuting freshmen will purchase green decals and be allowed to park only in lots 10 and 19. ACCORDING TO James D . Garner, superintendent of se c urity and comm unic ations, th e reason for the restriction is th a t commuting fre s hmen and transfer s tudent s will number 3.500, or one third of the student body. Sophomores, juniors, a nd se niors will purchase white and ye llow s tickers which are good for all l ots except 10 and 19. Lot 18 is for student s who are issued deca l s at no charge. Resident students will pur chase orange stickers and will be lim ited to parking in dorm lots between 7 a.m. and 5 p . m. on normal schoo l or working days. STAFF MEMBERS must purc hase gold and white park ing decals to use staff spaces, and there will be a blue decal for staff members who do not want to purchase a decal. Blue d ecal parking , howeve r , is limited to Lot 2 0 , directly across from Andros Cafeteria. Garner said s tudents may lose parking privileges in part of l ot 12, in front of Delta H a ll , to allow staff more park ing spaces, but this dec is ion, he said, is to be made by the Tra ffic Committee . A 383-car student parking lot will be completed in Sep tember, adjacent to the pres ent lot south of Beta Hall. It is to be Lot 17. FUTURE PLANS for stu dent parking will involve enlargin g the freshmaJt lot 19 to hold 2,500 cars, to be paid f rom car registrat ion f ees and new fines. Major changes in fines have been made since last Septem ber. Parking vio l ations have increased to $2, $5, a nd $10 for the first, secon d, a nd third of fenses; m o v i n g violations have incr ease d to $5, $10, and $15 respectively. for the first, S10 for t h e sec ond and subsequent violations. Garner said one student last year didn't get grades until he paid the vehicle registration fines tot aling $47. An other stu dent had up to eight fines for the same offense. The cost under the new fines would have totaled $75. Dial 619 _ QUESTION : Was another ones we have now are dated dorm ever plan_ned to be put June 5, 1966, and many of tlie in Argos complex? numbers have changed. ANSWER: Yes, but an un , De 1 i very of derground cavern woul d not Tampa . phone books support the bu ildin g, said July 27 and ends Aug. 6. " King. QUESTION: In order to QUESTION: What were the graduate, the state required a pickets doing in front gf the minimum score of 800 on the University last week? Graduate Record Examina ANSWER: They were pick tion, and to teach it required eting construction being done a score of 500 on the National at a touch footba ll field by T eaoher Examination. Nnw non union electricians. that the state has dropped Some stud ents will altempt to get by without a parking decal by parking in the visi tors' lot Garner said he plans to have off icers drive through the vi sitors ' lot, copy tag numbers, and check with the county in which the vehicle was registered. If i t belongs to a student or his parents, a citation will be issued. QUESTION: Is there any both requirements, will tbe way improvements can be USF College of Edu cation GARNER SAID some stu-made on 46th Street becontinue these requirements? "We were budgeted with the understanding lhat we woUld receive $150 per student in . fees, but. the legislature )'educed this amount to $125 so for . student now we must .rria:k'e up $25,'' said Dean. OTHEJ,t PERSONNEL Ser vices and the Operating Capi tal Outlay Budgets at USF will be t he hardest hit proba bly, said Dean. In other business at the. sen ,.. Library Wi II Open During Vacation dents cut small notches in the Will it lower them? If not, tween Fowler and the Busi The Library will grant cirdecal for easy transferral to why not, and if so, what will another vehicle. He said if ofness building? . be the requirements? culation priv ileges to students ficers see a decal with no tchANS\YER: c:Iyde Dec . ANSWER; Both examinawho wish to check out books es c u t in it, it will be removed tor of the Physica l Plant says . -between Tri III and Quarter I and a citation issued. the reason nothing has been tions are still required for ( Aug. 13 to Sept. 17) if they done is that this road will graduation, and the mini-are pre-registered, said Den Graduate assistants will no come out and a new roaci will mums required for both nis E. Robinson, reference li l onger have staff parking be buiit between 46th and exams will be retained, acbrarian. Last First Tri. Fall Ill Issue Today; Paper Sept. 18 Vehicle registration viola tions are now $5 for the first off ense , $10 for th e second. If a student doesn't buy a decal for the fir s t two days of classes next fall, and two ti ck e t s have been issued for the offense, $15 in tickets will have accumul ated, plus the original decal fees . It can get expensive. Fow ler, cUtvine: to meet the cording to Jean Battle, dean Students will be asked to privileges, Garner added. f th C II f Ed t' intersection at Elm and. 0 e 0 ege 0 uca ton. show their registration workMotor cycles will have their Maple Drives, making that a QUESTION: I'm lo st. Who sheets as ev1dence that they LAST YEAR, the vehicle own decals registered at a $1 four way intersection. This lives in what dorms for Ill-B? have pre-registered . registration fines were $1, $3 charge and may not park in should . be done in the next' ANSWER: Regular students The Library will be open 8 and $5 for the first, seco nd, t t G year. live in Gamma and Alpha, a .m. to 5 p.m., Monday T hi s is t h e last Oracle for the summer. Publication w ill resume Monday, Sept. 1 8 with a spe cial ori e ntation editio n of at least 16 pages, a nd on each s u cceeding Wedne sday. All news shou l d be s ubmit ted for the Sept. 18 edition by Friday, Sept. 8 , and dis play ads s hould be arranged with Advertisin g Manager Robert D . Kelly by Sept. 4. Classified advertising d eadline i s Sept. 13. Kelly i s in Univer sity Ce n ter (CTR) 224, ext. 620. Students intere sted in ing for Th e Oracle thi s fall are a s ked to come to CTR 222 t o leave their nam es, ad dresses a nd telep,hone num bers, or write to ' The Oracle, CTR 222" via campus or regu lar mail. VOLUNTEER S TO h e lp with the first fa ll issu e, to be planned and fini s hed during break, are welcom e , said Editor S tu Thayer. He said work o n the Sept. 18 edition w ill start after fina l exams, proba bl y Monday, Aug . 14. car spaces a any nne, arWhen wili-USF and on g round floor west of through Friday, and closed and third violations . Begin -ner said . Bi cyc l e decals are get up -to-date -Tampa pbone Beta, said King. Upward Saturdays and Sundays. Nor ning this fall, however, there free but bicyc les may not be books for the phones in oWces Eound stu dents are in the mal hours will be resumed will be only two charges, $5 ridden on grass or sidewalks . and the public phones. The of Beta dorm . Monday, Sept. 18. TO OFFSET BUDGET CUTS Mich. State OK's Ability. T Tuition By STEPHEN FIRS HEIN Co-Editor .Michigan Dail y EAST LANSING, Mich . The Michigan S l a te Univer s i ty Board of Tru s t ees ap proved an instate tuition in crease ba s ed on s tudents' abil ity -to-pay, and a flat out-of state h ike of $180 Ij-' a nor mal year's attendanco2. The ac tion was taken to s upplement inadequate l eg is lative appropriations which l e ft MSU S llbstanti ally short of it s p r ojec ted 1967-68 operat in g budget of $66.5million . On a stric t party s plit, the Democrati c members edged out the three Rep ubl i can tru s t ees on a motion to adopt a uniqu e tuition plan whereby undergraduate in state students will be charged three per cent of their par ents' income , with a mini mum tuition for a year of $354 a nd a maximum of $ 500. TilE preceden t setting ability to -pay plan, the three per cent rate app lie s to family incomes between a minimum of $11,800 and a maximum figure of $16,666. Students will be asked to bring a copy of their federal incom e tax (form) so tax fig ures can be u sed as a basi s for fee assessment It i s planned t o put the new s tep increase in effect this fa ll. At present, tuition for both in-stale level s is $340. Out of -state t u i t i o n , currently $1,924, will be set at $1,:!00 for undergradutc s and $1,230 for graduate s tud ents. OUT -OFSTATE students represent a bout 21 per cent of the MSU enrollment, expected to be around 39,000 t hi s fall. The trus tees ' announcement came a day after the Wayne S tate (Detroit) Governors in creased in state tuition $99 and out-of -state fees by $300. Both deci sions , and methods of approach will be we ig hed by th e University Regents, who will set a tuition increase at their next meeting. In other action, the trustees followed on the heels of other state un iversities and raised its $870a -year dormitory fees to $900, due to increased labor and food costs. At MSU, al most three-fourths of t he stu dents use Univ ersity-owned housing . The tuition increases were necessitated because of a $4.1million deficiency in the 1967-68 MSU operating budget. Some $2million of the cost will be defrayed by out of-state tuition hikds, by tui tion from increased enro llment, a nd fro m adjustment of certain debt schedules. The remaining $2.1million will be obtained through the in-state increase. ate meeting th e proposal for a new course , EDR 530 Correc tive Reading for Classroom Teachers was approved with no discussion. A proposed revi sion of the Physical Education Profes sional Preparation Program was presented and adopted after some discussion. RUSSELL l'tf. COOPER, dean of the College of L iberal Arts, distributed a proposal to offer a sequence of four cours es in mathematics, designed especially for students in Business Adminis tration and the social s ci ences. The courses had not yet been approved by the college council or the Senate council, said C ooper, however the Sen ate will not meet again until the fall and Senate approval was needed to institute the courses. , Cooper said they wanted to run the courses, as they were designed by Dr.John E. Kel ley, chairman of mathemat ics, on a trial basis, one sec tion being offered each 'quar ter for four consecutive quar ters. After some discussion, a motio n was made to defer the !Jiatter to the Senate Commit tee on Educi):tional Problems and Academic Rel ations w ith ti1e power to act for th'e Sen ate -after approval by the Lib eral Arts Council. Summer Graas Have _ Aegean Photos Today Candidates for the M.A. and B.A. degrees this summer ' may have their portraits taken today for inclusion in the 1968 Aegean, USF' s year bo ok, without charge. Beve r ly Studio photogra phers will be in Universi t y Center (CTR)' the Aegean office, from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. t oday . For convenience, students may sign for a sitting appointment in the Office of Campus Publi cations, CTR 223. Students who will not be on campus today may arrange . sittings at a Beverly studio in Tampa or St. Petersburg at a later date. Reservations for the 1968 Aegean are being receiv-ed upon payment of $1 (there will be no further charge) in CTR 223. No books will be so ld without prior reservation. Publication is set for late May, 1968.
Editorials And Commentary 2 Au9. 2, 1967, U. of South Florida, Tampa Pass It We've got a new University Traffic Court. We've got a student majority committee to judge ac ceptance of student organizations. We've got a new system of repre sentation. We've got a comprehen sive presidential succession provi sion. We can review and make our own recommendations on new stu dent conduct rules, and we can be sure of operating in the summer. All these are improvements that were put into the revised Stu dent Association constitution, and we think you should approve the new document . It is much better than continuing under the old one. The document you are asked to approve is printed on page three, THE CONSTITUTION is somewhat weaker than the original re vision presented last June. Pre viously, the all-student SA execu tive board was given approval power over student organizations, and the University Traffic Court did have a student majority -three students, one faculty, and one administration member. But the SA legislature was per suaded to make these two conces sions, transferral of student orga nization approval power to the Stu dent Organizations Review Board, and adding two faculty, one admin istration member, and one additional student to the Traffic Court. The former cohcession was in the interest of domestic l!fniversity tranquility. Dean of Student Affairs Herbert J. Wunderlich warned of possible agitators and the pressures they can bring to bear on a student-only approval board. We agreed with him when he said he was unwilling to have a student only approval board decide on distinguished or ganizations. Phi Beta Kappa shouldn't need student approval. WE DID perk up our ears at the hint of outside agitators, but hav ing had so little experience with them, it is difficult to tell how to deal with them properly. Dean Wunderlich has had some experi ence with them, and has heard of them through correspondence from Northern colleagues. The SA, until it gains some ex' perience with radical and militant agitators, was wise not to fight ad ministration requests on this issue. Under the current constitution, however, the student minority Stu dent Affairs Committee judged stu dent organizations, so the more militant student on campus cannot say they got nothing. With these and the other improvements men tioned, the new constitution should be passed, because it is a good document . AbilityTo-Pay Michigan State University, in the same boat as Florida's state universities about budget cuts (or should we say insufficient in creases ) have resorted to an abil ity-to-pay tuition, a plan we think isn't so bad, in principle. MSU is having all its students pay 3 per cent of their parents' in come, or 3 per cent of their own if they are self-supporting, for tui tion. If a student made $3,000 pe r year and is self-supporting, he would pay $90 tuition. If he is sup ported by his parents, who made $3-million the previous year, it would cost $90,000 in tuition. State universities in Michigan are on the quarter system. OF COURSE, the $3-million family would probably send the student to another university at that price, so the 3 per cent tuition would have to be almost universal among the good colleges to be effective. There is no question hut that a 3-per-cent-of-income tuition would raise more money at Michigan State. Its annual tuition has been lower than Florida's. At USF, with most families with students here having income around $5,000, a $150 per quarter fee would be prev alent, and those families with in comes of $10,000 would be paying $300 per quarter at the 3 per cent rate. The principle we agree with is the ability-to-pay concept that is certainly justified. But 3 per cent may be a bit high for Florida fami lies. A least a percentage-of-income tuition will take care of the argument that colleges favor the rich, hut we wonder if the rich would argue about discrimination against the rich. We don't think they should complain. See You In September Today marks the last issue of The Oracle for its first calendar year. From the experiences of our first year, we can look forward op timistically to our second, starting Monday, Sept 18. Although we'll greet you again on a Monday, we will continue to publish each Wednesday thereafter, starting Sept. 27. The page one nameplate says volume two, number five. Last April, after our first academic year (volume one, number 28), The Oracle's first editor, Harry Haigley, said, "The newspaper will move ... We feel we have, or at least have attempted to establish a new concept of journalism for a college newspaper." The Oracle's first paper, issued Sept. 6, 1966, said in its first edito rial, "We feel that the pro cess of acquiring a college education in volves more than academic pur suits and that the weekly produc tion of a university newspaper is a vital part of this learning process for interested students. "THUS, WE have made our goals twofold. First, we feel it is our duty to serve the University community. This means that The Oracle is not a student newspaper, nor is it a hou se organ for the adVoJ. 2 Aug. 2, 1967 No. 5 ACP ALlrAMERICAN 1967 ANPA PACEMAKER AWARD 196'7 Published every Wedneoelay In the school year bY the Univlrsity of South Florida 4102 Fowler Ave., Tampa, Flo . , 33620. Second Class postage paid at Tampa, Fl., 33601, under Act of Mar. 3, 187t . Printed by Tht Times Publishing Company, Sf. Petersburg, Circulation Rates Single copy (nonsfudenfsl -------------10c Mall subscriptions . ----------S4 School y r . The Oracle Is wrlffen and tdlt-.1 by students at the University of south Florida. Editorial views herein art not necesnrily those of the USF admlnOffices : Unlverslfy center 222, phone na-4131 ; Publisher and General Manager , ext. '11; News, ext. '1t; Advertlslna, ex t . 620. Deadlines : ljtnerat news and ads, Wednesday for following w..tnesday 1 lerters to ..tltor, 4 p.m., FrldiiYI classllleds, ' a.m . Monday. Stuart ThaYer Editor Joy Bacon Managing Editor Vicki Vega News Editor Barbara Wr i ght Future Edl!or Robert D . K elly Advertising Manager Arthur M, Sanderson Publisher 4 . ministration. The Oracle is a col lege newspaper, with items of in terest for all segments of our di versified community. "And in this respect, we will publish only news we feel will in form, enlighten, or benefit members of the University. We will strive to evaluate articles on the news value and not whether some one in the University would or would not like to see the informa tion in print.'' That was volume one, number one. Since then, The Oracle has published 42 times. In that span, no t once has the administration ever attempted to suppress an arti cle, nor has it ever required that it be preread before publication. IN NON-EDITORIAL matters, we have taken stories to administrators directly involved to ensure accuracy. But never have we been forced to change our editorial poli cy or a story, and only once have we clearly suspected that an agen cy of the University changed its in formation to conform to what it considered a good image. It was small enough to ignore , character istic of bureaucracies in general. This is in contrast to many other college newspapers across the country, who, hav ing Student Publications Boards ruling their editorial co ntent and their staff se lections, are in the shadow of tight editorial restrictio ns, with any re semblance of editorial freedom in visible, and if exercised, purely co incidental to Board objective. In this respect we are free, and for this freedom, we are grateful. We shall contin ue to exercise this freedom so long as it is available to us, or as long as we don't abuse it based on journalistic ethics. LAST FALL, we started with an experiment. Next fall, we will con tinue with what has been rated as one of the top two weekly college newspapers in the nation by the American Newspaper Publishers Association. We hope you have enjoyed us, and will join us again Sept. 18. 1 National Social Science Foundation Needed EDITORS NOTE: This Is the second of two articles. The first dealt with the problems faced by the National Founda tion on the Arts and Humanities. By PHIL SEMAS Collegiate Press Service WASHINGTON, D .C. Social scien tists are asking for their own national foundation, similar to those already in existence for the natural sciences and the arts and humanities. The Senate's Subcommittee on Government Research completed hearings on a bill to create a National Foundation for the Social Sciences, i ntroduced by the subcommittee chairman, Sen. Fred R. Harris (D.-Okla.). There was no indica tion when the bill would be reported out ot committee, although Harris says he has "no doubt" it will pass. The foundation to be created under the bill would give grants for basic social science research. The lion's share of those grants would probably go to colleges and universities. A MAJOR argument in favor ot the foundation has been that the social sci ences are woefully underfinanced by the federal government. In introducing the bill, Senator Harris said the social scieqces receive about $250 million from all federal agencies, compared to $6.5 billion for the sciences. Testifying before subcommittee last week, Ross Stagner, head o! the psychology department at Michigan's Wayne State University, noted that the National Science Foundation (NSF), a major source of basic social science re search, gives only $20 to 30 million of its $500 million appropriation to the social sciences. RENSIS LIKERT of the University of Michigan added that "relative to our na tional resources, we allocate less to the social sciences than do several other na tions." But there is no guarantee that the creation of a National Social Science Foundation will add that much in addi tional funds, at least for the moment. The bill authorizes only $20million more for grants, although Harris says that fig ure is an arbitrary one, which will be de bated in the committee. The creation of the Arts and Humanities Foundation has not brought much additional funds into those areas, when compared with the massive funding of the natural sciences. And others fear that the creation of the new foundation will result in a cut back of other funds for the social sci ences, particularly as provided by NSF. RUT THERE are other arguments be sides financial ones for creating a foun dation. Among those advanced during the hearings: Harris has emphasized that a ma jor purpose of his bill is to give the so cial sciences more national "visibility," which they cannot get while they are part of NSF . An argument t hat may carry strong weight with many Congressmen is that the aid of social scientists is needed to solve many of the national problems now worrying Congr ess , most notably crime and racial upheaval. The advice of s ocial scientists is needed in greater amounts in planning and carrying out massive federal pro grams. NO ONE, including outright oppo nents of Harr is's bill, will disagre e that social science is important and does not receive sufficient federal funds. But many say the answer is an expansion of social science division of NSF, rather than a new foundation. NSF director Leland Haworth made the strongest case for that point of view in his testimony before the committee in February . Hs pointed out that NSF al ready plans to increase its involvement in the social sciences by 25 per cent this year and that NSF funds for social science have been in creas ing faster than any other division. The House has al ready passed a revision of the NSF au thorizing legislation which explicitly calls for NSF involvement in the social sciences. At present, NSF social science activity is carried on under the rubric of "other sciences." Haworth argues that creation of a new foundation would cut down on "the growing interrelation and interactioa between the social and natural sci ences." AUSTIN RANNEY of the University of Wisconsin says the proposal might re sult in more funds but it fails on the "visibility" and other criteria. "As long as it is a part of NSF, it will be a kind of social science approved by physical sci entists," he says. Others argue that there's not that much overlapping anyway. Robert Bower , director of the bureau of Social Science Research, Inc., a private group, told the committee, "When academic researchers approach NSF, the physicist deals with a physicist and the social sci entist with a social scientist, with no better chance of meeting one another in NSF than they had on campus." But social scientists are not unani mous in their support of the foundation proposal and many who support it do so with reservations and concerns. THERE IS great concern among so cial scientists about federal control and influence. Some objec t, for example, to a provision in the bill wich allows the foun. dation to support international research "consistent with the national objectives of the United States." They say that may result in "undue restrictions" on re search. Others worry about whether Congress will allow the foundation to support con troversial and " sensitive" research into such areas as religion, race relations, t he distribution of power in the U.S., the Presidency, and the Congress itself. Why Not ETV Room? By BOB BROWN Correspondent Nighttime entertainment at USF as sumes many forms, but one which main tains its popularity is television. For some students, TV provides reprieve from study or a surrogate for the printed news media. Others gain thrills as their alteregos emerge victorious night after night; to these, staring long hours at the screen becomes a mode of life. Recently an interesting question was posed to me by a concerned friend. What would happen, he said, if some evening you walked into the southside TV lounge in the UC, strode forward down the crowded aisle and deftly turned the channel control to Channel 3 or 16? After a long pause I admitted that I would probably be mobbed, dragged from the room and all but impaled. The thought of such violence on campus makes one shudder, but the hypothesis points out the two functions of television: to entertain and educate. Although both purposes are interrelated, television net works serve these two different prin ciples. IN THE Tampa Bay area Channels 13, 10, and 8 provide a wide range of enter tainment; Channels 3 and 16 are primar ily educational. At present it is difficult to find a TV room in which one may view educational programs during the prime evening hours. It might be wise to research the feasibility of a separate room for educa tional television only. The effort may reap worthwhile benefits for many stu dents who now find access to educational TV viewing limited. Make Space To Fit Cars Large, small, medium-sized cars all shapes and s izes to fit all tastes: into the University swarm students in these cars to find a parking space to squeeze into, jump from the car, and dash off to class to their seats b efore the bell. THE SCENE is familar a nd fr ustrat -West Coast Tests Say LSD Innocent Of Mental Mayhem SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (CPS) -It i s difficult to blame LSD for the mental illness which hospitalizes a few of its users. That's the verdict of three psychia trists at the Univeristy of California's San Francisco Medical Center who stud ied 20 hospitalized LSD users. In all but two of 20 cases the patients ha d been emotionally ill before they took LSD and t h e drug had not precipitated the illness, the psychiatrists said. THE PSYCIDATRISTS, Drs. John D . Hensala, Leon J. Epstein, and K. H Blacker, also said they would not apply the term "love generation" to the LSD users. They said they found many of the patients "filled with anger they could not co ntrol." The LSD users were compared with a similar group of patients who had not taken the drug. The average age of the two groups was slightly over 22. The researchers found these differences be tween the two: -Non-users tended to resolve family conflicts inside the fa mily ; users tended to see k solutions outside in anti-social or unso cial b ehavior. -Non-users were argumentative; u sers were escapists in their lan guage, "dropouts." -Non-users were relatively more sta ble in their sex live s, but LSD users had a history of "chaotic" se-x behavior. ) -Non-users did better at school and at work than did the user s. ing. When time is running short, there can be additional irritation in the recur ring case of the hidden car, the small car conveniently blocked from even an astute parker's view by a big, elongated automobile. These two problems are disgustingly obvious. The traffic fees which will be implemented this fall will help rid the campus of its parking cramps, but a space deficiency will still exist. The Federal Government , with park ing valued up to $10,000 per space in the new Sam Rayburn Office Building, has found a solution to this ostensible prob lem. The parking lots surrounding the State Department Building are lined with large and small spacing, the large spaces for larger cars and the smaller for the "bugs . " These two sizes of spaces pro' vided an immediate 23 per cent saving in parking space at inception. AS NEW parking lots are planned and built at increased cost on our campus, it might be wise to reconsider our present situation. There is a perpetual shortage of parlcing space; to utilize our present space to the full is essential and a possi ble fut ure moneysaver. OUR READERS WRITE 'Comic Heart' Cast Blasts Anonymous Play Reviewer I have been an active , serious partici pant in theatre for five years. Dur:ing this time I have never known anyone who has taken seriously any articles written by the critics, or more appropri ately, the "reviewers" of the Tampa, St. Petersburg, and USF papers. A strong example of why this is so appeared in the July 26 edition of The Oracle. This supposed review or summary of Theatre USF's "The Comic Heart" was nothing more than a selfindulgent, non objective, unfair piece of bad journalism. WHY DID The Oracle print the arti cle without identifying its author? Why did you subject Theatre USF and The Oracle to the indignity of this reviewer's trite cuteness? A term such as "jolly green giant" says nothing about an ac tor' s perfo r mance, although the implica tion is not a favorable one. A good critic doesn't waste time prov ing how clever and cute he can be. He says w hat he has to say directly and clearly, and whether it be pro or con, he always shows in his criticism respect for the effort that everyone involved h as made. If the production fails because the effort was obviously l acking, then he should bring that out, but in terms in keeping with his responsible position. I suggest you identify this cri ti c and all future critics and I further suggest you establish a standard of excellence for future writers, or they will be no better than the "critics" who write for the area papers. THE ORACLE has earn ed a fine rep utation and many of us were beginning to respect your critical opinions , thanks mainly to Larry Goodman, former Fine Arts Editor. But you have begun to sound jus t as bad, for different reasons, as the two papers an d it looks as though any criticisms your reviewers make in the future, good or bad, will be disre garded and mistrusted. I, for one, cannot and will not accept a r ev iew that is not based on sound basi c precept s of dramatic criticisms embel li s h e d with educated taste and opinion. Your critic, whoever he is, is neither educated nor tas t eful. If The Oracle con tinues to attempt passing off their ridiculous trivia as serious critical commen tary, the deserved success of its first year, the hard work that made it possi ble, and the ensuing national recognition will have bee n for nothing. FINALLY, let me make it clear that I say these th ings out of a genuine con cern, not a personal grievance. I have been mentioned several times in The Oracle, always in a favorable vein, and I, along with everyone else at Theatre USF, a ppreciate the space we are given for publicity purposes. The lack of taste and good manners reflected in the c urrent review casts an aspersion on The Oracle and achieves no real purpose. Your repu tation is too good to be thrown away. Don't permit it to happen. FRANK 1\IORSE 3TA We withlteld his name because he is close ly connected . with the Theatre staff and cast, and we sought to prevent ad verse reactions toward him while still in volved nith the Festival. His criticisms were valid. He deals with the whole Fes tival below. .. ...,,.,, Festival Newcomers Should Smile;l Performance Not Worth It I i By H. W. CRAIG Of The Theatre Staff This past Saturday night the USF Theatre Arts Department brought another successful Summer Repertory Festival to a close . The new comer s to the staff certainly have something to be pleased with and proud of. Having seen all the performances of the plays, it will be easier to r epresent a bird's-eye view of the whole Festival. "The Rainmaker" was s ucces-sful in purpose. To watch Paul Li Calsi work was sheer delight. A little more tender ness from the character of Starbuck, played by Barry Simms, would h a ve helped certain scenes greatly. The father character, H. C. Curry, played by Ed Thompson, s hould be a real is t in his out look toward life. HOWEVER, NOAH, his son , played by John Ryan, has lines that portrayed H. C. Curry as an idealist. This is not to say that Noah Curry was not a fun char acter to watch, but the portrayal of H. C. Curry as an ideal ist was disturb ing . Orchids to the cast and crew. Elyot Chase , pla ye d by Frank Morse, and Amanda Pryne, played by Mary Ann Bentley, walked away with a substantial amount of the audience responses. "Pri vate Lives" only got better as the Festi val progressed. Jerry Peeler, who pl ayed Victor Prynne, was much more under standab le vocally tha n he had been pre viously. Sibyl Chase, played by Claudia Kal die, improved during the progression of the Festival. The final performance was more relaxed an d controlled. THE ANSWER to a former question "Did you really pick these plays?" was never fully realized. However, the final pe rformances of "The Tiger" and "The Typists" were humorous. "The Tiger" is generally accepted as being based on a turn a bout. If this is all that the audience is to re ceive from its performance, then the trouble that has to be gone throu gh to perform it is not wort h the effort, no matter how good or poo rly the perfor mance is received. Any controlled blocking would not be ne cessary. The makeup for "The Typ ists" was much improved the final per formance. Saturday night's audience did benefit from the extra time the talent had to form the performance past open ing night. ., â€¢
' THE ORACLE-Aug. 2, 1967, U. of South Florida, Tampa-l Final Draft OF Student Association Constitution PREAMBLE We, the students of the Uni versity of South Florida, in order to provide for adequate participation in democratic student government whereby the members of the student body may express themselves effectively for the betterment of their social, economic, physical, intellectual and spir itual growth; to promote bet ter educational standards, methods and facilities; to pro vide for a closer relationshiP within the University commu nity; and to stimulate student appreciation of their privi leges a n d responsibilities untler the American form of self government, do hereby ordain and establish this con stitution of ihe Student Associ a.tion. I. THE STUDENT ASSOCIATION 1.1. The total membership of the Student Association shall be composed for any given quarter of all the stu dents enrolled in that quarter who are recognized by the Of fice of the Registrar as full time students. Such students shall be defined as full-time students and shall be subject to this constitution and its statutes. 1.2 The Student Association shall be divided into college associations, one for each of the several colleges of the University of South Florida. 1.2.1. Each college associa tion shall be composed of all full-time students enrolled in that college. The Office of the Registrar shall have the final authority as to the determina tion of a student's enrollment in a particular college. All fulltime students not assigned to a college association shall be assigned to the Basic Studies College Association. 1.2.2. The purpose of the col lege association shall be: 184.108.40.206. To further a spirit of mutual cooperation between the faculty, administration and students through interac tion in those areas directly re lating to students in the col lege association; to promote fellowship among the students in the college association; and to promote programs and ac tivities of interests to the stu dents of the college associa tion 1..2.2.2. To serve as a basis of apportionment of represen tatives in the student legisla ture. 220.127.116.11. To elect a college as sociation council 1) Each council shall be a unicameral body comprised of at least three (3) councilmen. 2) In the event of a vacancy occurring in the office of a col lege association representa tive to the student legislature, the council of that college as sociation shall appoint, sub ject to approval by the stu dent legislature , a member of that college association, who shall be qualified to fill that vacancy until the installation of his successor or until such time as he may resign, cease to be a full-time student, or fail to meet the qualifications for office. 3) No action shall be taken by the council which conflicts with this constitution, the Uni versity constitution or Board of Regents policies, or violate any local ordinance, state statute or Federal law . 4) The dean of the college or his designate shall be an ex officio member of the council of his college. 5) A. College association shall be considered inopera tive if not fulfilling its consti tutional duties as outlined above, or fulfilling its duties as outlined in the charter of that college association. 1.3. The governmental pow ers enumerated in this consti tution shall be vested in the student government of the University of South Florida. 1.3.1. The dean of student affairs or his designate shall be an ex-officio member of all branches of the student gov ernment. 1.3.2. All branches of stu dent government shall keep records. II. LEGISLATURE 2.1. All legislative powers shall be vested in a unicamer al body designated as the stu dent legislature. 2.2. The vice president of the Student Association shall have the duty to preside over the student legislature. 2.3. The membership of the student legislature shall be composed of forty four ( 44) representatives and five (5) senators. 2.3.1. College Association Representatives: (1) Twenty two of the representa tives shall be elected by the college association of which they are members, In a col lege-wide election. 2.3.2. Residence Area Rep rensentatives: (1) Eleven (11) of the representatives shall be elected by district from Uni versity regulated residence halls, in a residence area election. (2) Eleven (11) of the rep resentatives shall be elected at-large from the off-campus commuter student population in a residence area election. 2.4. Apportionment o[ the R-epresentatives to the Stu dent Legislature. 2.4.1. The per cent of the twenty two (22) representa tive that each college associa tion shall elect shall equal as nearly as possible the percent of the membership of the Stu dent Association in that col lege association, provided that: (1) Each college association shall have at least two (2) re presentatives to the legisla ture. 2.4.2. The eleven (11) rep resentatives elected from Uni versity regulated residence halls shall be apportiont!d by district, each district corn. posed of an equal percentage of the resident student popula tion. 2.4.3. The eleven (11) rep resentatives elected from the off-campus commuter popula tion shall be elected at large by the off-campus commuting student population. 2.4.4. It shall be the duty of the student legislature to reapportion the representa tives of each college associa tion during Quarter II for the immediately subsequent year. The legislature shall reappor tion residence area represen tatives to the legislature dur ing Quarter III for the imme diately subsequent year. 2.5. The student legislature shall elect from its member ship a president pro tempore, who shall assume the duties of the vice president of the Student Association in the ab sence of the vice president. The president pro tempore shall have same qualifications for office as the president of the Student Association. 2.6. The presiding officer and-or the student legislature may appoint any committee deemed necessary for the transaction of the affairs of the student legislature. 2.7. The student legislature shaU pass all legislation nec essary and proper for the good of the Student Associa tion and the University. 2.8. THE STUDENT LEGIS LATURE SHALL H A V E POWER: (1) Of approval of the stu dent government budget and reviewal, for the purpose of making recommendations, of the student activities budget as submitted by the Depart ment of Finance. (2) Of approval of appoint ment of all student govern ment officers and student members of University com mittees. (3) Of review . for the pur poses of recommendation all University policies concerned with student conduct and-or student welfare. (4) To determine the rules of its own proceedings, which shall not be in conflict with the Student Association consti tution or its statutes. 2.9. The student legislature shall submit all passed legis lation to the president of the Student Association within forty-eight ( 48) hours after passage. 2.10. All members of the student legislature shall have the privilege and power of the floor and the vote. Ill. EXECUTIVE 3.1. All executive powers shall be vested in the presi dent of the Student Associa tion. He shall have power of approval of all executive ac tion, unless otherwise stipulat ed in the constitution. 3.2. THE DUTIES OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE STU DENT ASSOCIATION SHALL BE: 3.2.1. To preside over the student cabinet and the stu dent executive board. 3.2.2. To appoint the student cabinet, unless otherwise stip ulated in the statutes. 3.2.3. To appoint all student members of the judiciary. Presidential appointments of all judiciary officers must have two-thirds (2-3) approval of the student legislature. 18.104.22.168. The president shall return all legislation to the student legislature within five (5) days after receiving it, either approved or disapproved. If within this period of time, said legislation is not re turned, it shall become effec tive. 22.214.171.124. The student legisla ture may override the presi dent's disapproval by a two thirds (2-3) vote; said legisla tion shall then become effec tive. 126.96.36.199. The stuaent legisla ture may override the presi dent's disapproval by a two thirds (2-3) vote; said legisla tion shall then become effec tive. 3.2.5. To have the power of approval of all student gov ernment expenditures. 3 . 2.6. To appoint persons to fill vacancies (which occur between elections) in the fol lowing offices: The student senators, representatives, ap pointed officers and judiciary officers, unless otherwise stip ulated in the constitution or statutes. All such appoint ments are subject to power of approval by the student legis lature. 3.2.7. To appoint any admin istrative appointees and cre ate any administrative posi tions he deems necessary for the execution of student gov ernment business. Such ap pointments are not subject to power of approval by the stu dent legislature. 3.2.8. To have the power to remove from office, unless otherwise stipulated in the constitution or statues, any appointed officer or adminin strative appointee, and to have the power to discontinue any presidentially created po sition. All such actions are not subject to power of approval by the legislature or judicial appeal. 3.2.9. Shall request and rec ommend to the president of the University the removal of any student appointed to a University committee by the president of the University for malfeasance, and-or misfea sance, and or nonfeasance in office. 3.2.10. To have the responsi bility of seeing that all elec tions are scheduled. 3.2.11. Should any college association be inoperative, shall appoint college associa tion councilmen who shall be approved by the dean of the college. These councilmen shall serve until an election is held or the council becomes operative. 3.2.12. To present a state ment signed by the registrar attesting to the qualifications of all officers at the first stu dent legislature meeting each quarter. 3.2.13. To uphold the Student Association constitution and the policies of the University and the Board of regents. 3.2.14. To execute all effec tive student legislation. 3.2.15. To represent the Uni versity of South Florida on the State Council of Student Body Presidents . 3.3. THE STUDEN'f CABI NET 3.3.1. The student cabinet shall consist of appointed offi cers called department secre taries and the attorney gen eral, vice president and the president. 3.3.2. T h e departments under the student cabinet shall be enumerated in the statutes of the student associ ation. 3.3.3. Each department and committee of the student cabi net shall establish and main tain procedures and policies by which it operates. 3.4. THE STUDENT ASSO CIATION E X E C U T I V E BOARD 3.4.1. The Student Associa tion executive board shall consist of the student cabinet members and representatives from each of the several area councils of the University. These area councils shall be recognized as such by the dean of student affairs of the University of South Florida. 3.4.2. The purpose of the Student Association Executive Board shall be: 188.8.131.52. To coordinate all non -governmenta l s t u d e n t groups and activities. 184.108.40.206. To review needs and propose programs for the wel fare of the students and the development of the Universi ty. 220.127.116.11. To review student applications for recognition as a student organization, sub mitted through the Office of Student Organizations, and make recommendations to the University Student Organiza tions Review Board. 34.2.4 To periodically re view the programs, purposes and goals of all student orga' nizations and make recom mendations to University Student Organizations Review Board. 18.104.22.168. To provide effective channels of communication among the Area Councils. 22.214.171.124. To advise the Secre tary of Finance concerning all Student Activities appropria tions. 3.5. THE UNIVERSITY STU DENT ORGANIZATIONS RE VIEW BOARD 3.5.1. The purpose of the Student Organizations Review Board shall be to review, for the purpose of making recom mendations, all s t u d en t groups, petitioning for recog nition by the University as a s t u d e n t organization. The board shall, after due deliber ation, make a recommenda tion to the dean of student af fairs as to what action the board deems appropriate. 126.96.36.199. This board shall be composed of four (4) students, one (1) faculty member, and the director of student organi zations or his designate. 188.8.131.52. The student mem bers of this board shall be nominated by the president of the Student Association, with the approval of the student legislature, and appointed by the president of the Universi ty. 184.108.40.206. The administrative and faculty members of this board shall be appointed by the president of the Universi ty. 220.127.116.11. Student members shall serve for a period of one (1) year, and may be reap pointed. 18.104.22.168. Administrative and faculty members shall serve for a period of three (3) years, and may be reappoint ed. IV. JUDICIARY U. All judicial powers shall be vested in a court system herein designated as the judi ciary of the student govern ment of the University of South Florida. 4.2. The judiciary shall function as the Student Court of Review, the University Board of Discipline and Ap peals, each to be presided over by the chief justice; and the Student Traffic Court, to be presided over by the chancellor. The chief adminis student legislature. of the judiciary shall be the chief justice. 4.2.1. T H E S'.rDDENT COURT OF REVIEW 22.214.171.124. This court shall be composed of five (5) students, consisting of the chief justice and four (4) associate justi ces. 126.96.36.199. This court shall rule upon all cases involving any interpretation of the Student Association constitution and any student legislation . and shall try all cases of impeach rnent except those involving a justice of the court. 4.2.2. THE UNIVERSITY BOARD 0 F DISCIPLINE AND APPEALS 188.8.131.52. This board shall be composed of five (5) students, consisting of the chief justice and four ( 4) associate justi ces, three (3) faculty mem bers and one (1) member from the Office of Student Af fairs. 184.108.40.206. The faculty and ad ministrative members of the University Board of Discipline and Appeals shall be appoint ed by the president of the Uni ersity of South Florida. 220.127.116.11. This board shall hear any case involving stu dent disciplinary action re ferred or appealed to Jt. 18.104.22.168. The board shall, after due deliberation, make a recommendation to the deah of student affairs as to the ac tion the board deems appro priate. 22.214.171.124. The hearing of this board shall be closed to the public unle ss an open hearing is requested by the individual (s) appealing or referred to the board. 4.2.3 THE STUDENT TRAF FICCOURT. 126.96.36.199 T his court shall be composed of five (5) judges, four ( 4) of whom shall be stu dents and one of whom shall be a member of the profes sional administrative staff. 188.8.131.52 The professional ad ministrative staff member of this court shall be appointed by the president of the Uni versity. 184.108.40.206 This court shall elect from its membership a chan cellor who shall preside over the court. 220.127.116.11 This court shall have original jurisdiction over all contested traffic and-or park ing citations issued to stu dents by the Security Office. 18.104.22.168 All decisions of the Student Traffic Court shall be binding, not subject to ap proval by the dean of student affairs. 22.214.171.124 The hearings of this court shr.ll be closed to the public unless an open hearing is requested by the individu al (s) appearing before the court. 4.3. VACANCIES IN THE JUDICIARY 4.3.1. Student members of the judiciary shall serve until such time as they may resign, cease to be a full time student of fail to meet the qualifica tions for office. 4.3.2. Faculty and adminis trative members of the judici ary shall be appointed for one (1) calendar year. Faculty and administrative members may serve more than one term. 4.3.3. Vacancies that occur within the courts shall be filled witl1in ten (10) consecu tive school days. 4.4 All decisions of the judi ciary shall be binding with the approval of the dean of stu dents affairs, unless otherwise stipulated in the constitution. V. STUDENT GOVERNMENT OFFICES 5.1 There are three (3) types or student government officers. 5.1.1. EJected officers, which consist only of the fol lowing: president, vice presi dent, president pro tempore, senators, representatives and college association council men. 5.1.2. Appointed officers which consist only of the fol lowing: attorney general and cabinet secretaries. 5.1.3. Judiciary officers as defined in Section 4 of the Stu dent Association constitution. 5.2. QUALIFICATIONS 5.2.1. Qualifications for all offices in general: An officer; 126.96.36.199. Shall be a member of the Student Association of the Univers ity of South Flori da each quarter of his term of office. 188.8.131.52. Shall carry a mini mum of seven (7) quarter hours each quarter of his term of office, or be recog nized as a full-time student by the Office of the Registrar. 184.108.40.206. Shall not be on aca demic warning or final aca demic warning for any quar ter of his term of office. 220.127.116.11. Any candidate for any student government office must have successfully met all qualifications for the office he seeks prior to declaring his candidacy, such qualifications to be certified by the Office of Student Affairs. 18.104.22.168. No student shall hold more than one of the stu dent government offices con currently. 5.2.2. Special qualifications (in addition to the general qualifications) 22.214.171.124. The President, Vh:e President and President pro tempore: 1. Shall have completed ninety (90) academic hours with a grade of A, B, C, or D, twelve (12) of which have been completed at the Univer sity of South Florida. 2. These hours shall have been completed either at the University of South Florida or at another institution and ac knowledged as valid transfer hours by the Office of the Registrar of the University of South Florida. 3. Shall be a member of the Student Association of the University of South Florida for the quarter in which he is elected, and shall have met successfully the general quali fications for all offices for that quarter. 4. Sha1! have, when elected, a cumulative grade point ratio of at least 2.500 and shall earn a grade point ratio of at least a 2. 000 for each quarter of his term of office. 126.96.36.199. Senators: When elected shall have at least a cumulative grade point ratio of 2.250 aud shall earn a grade point ratio of at least 2.000 each quarter of his term of office. 188.8.131.52. Representatives and Appointed Officers: Shall maintain a minimum cumulative grade point ratio of 2.000 each quarter of his term of office. 184.108.40.206. Councilmen: 1. Shall maintain a mmJ mum cumulative grade point ratio of 2.000 each quarter of his term of office. ' 2. Shall have additional qualifications as set forth by the college association council provided that any qualifica tion adopted by the council shall not become effective until after a subsequent elec tion. 5.2.3. Qua!Hications for Offi cers in the Judiciary : 220.127.116.11. Chief Justice I. Shall have completed ninety (90) quarter hours or more with a grade of A, B, C, or D, twelve (12) of which must have been completed at the University of South Flori da. When appointed, he shall have a minimum cumulative grade point ratio of 2.500 and shall earn a grade point ratio of at least 2.000 each quarter for the duration of his term. 2. Shall have a minimum prospective tenure of at least three (3) successive quarters. 3. Shall be appointed by the president of the Student Asso ciation and approved by two thirds (2-3) vote of the student legislature and the dean of student affairs. 18.104.22.168. Associate Justices and Student Traffic Judges: 1. Shall have completed forty-five (45) quarter hours, or more, with a grade of A, B, <;;, or D, twelve of which must have been completed at the University of South Flori da. When appointed sha!l have a minimum cumulative grade point ratio of 2.250 and shall earn a minimum grade point ratio of 2.000 each quar ter for the duration of his term 2. Shall have a prospect ten ure of at least three (3) suc cessive quarters. 3. Shall be appointed by the president of the Student Asso ciation and approved by a thirds (2/3) vote of the Stu dent Legislature and the dean of student affairs . 5.2.4. The Office of the Reg istrar of the University of South Florida shall be the final authority in determining whether or not an officer has met his qualifications for of fice, and it shall be the duty of the president of the Stu dent Association of the Uni versity of South Florida to read at the first meeting of the student legislature each quarter a signed statement by the Office of the Registrar at testing to the qualifications of all officers. 5.3. ELECTIONS 5.3.1. There shall be four (4) types of elections: 22.214.171.124 College-wide elec tions, held within the first four (4) weeks of classes in Quarter III, for the purpose of electing college association representatives and .council men and referenda. 126.96.36.199. Residence areas elec tions, held within the first four ( 4) weeks of classes in Quarter I. for the purpose of electing the residence area representatives and referenda. 188.8.131.52. General elections, held during Quarter II for the purpose of electing the presi dent. vice president, senators, and referenda. 184.108.40.206. Student-initiated ref erendum held for any purpose designated by a legal petition. 5.3.2. The regulations con cerning all types of elections shall be enumerated in the Student Association statutes. 5.3.3. All elections shall be rules committee in a manner supervised by the election prescribed in the Student As sociation statutes. 5.4. TERMS OF OFFICE 5.4.1. The terms of office shall be as follows: 220.127.116.11. The president, vice president and senators shall assume office on the last day of classes of the quarter in which they are elected, at which time they shall be inau gurated and the general elec tion shall be closed. They shall serve until the inaugura tion of their successors, or until such time as they may resign, cease to be full-time students, or fail to meet the qualifications for office. 18.104.22.168. When a University regulated residence area dis trict is closed during any quarter, the representative from that district sha ll serve as a representative-at-large for that quarter. 22.214.171.124. The term of office of the president pro tempore shall correspond to his term as a member of the legisla ture. 126.96.36.199. The term of office for councilmen shall be deter mined by the college associa tion council provided that any change in the length of terms of office shall not be effective until the current terms of of fice expire. 188.8.131.52. No appointed officer shall remain in office after the expiration of the term of the person who appointed him unless stipulated by the constitution. 5.5. DUTIES OF OFFICERS 5.5.1. President: The duties of the president have been speei f ically enumerated in Section 3. 5.5.2. Vice President 5.5.2.l. Shall oreside over the student legislature. 184.108.40.206. Shall be a mcmb r r of the student cabinet and the student association executive board. 220.127.116.11. Shall, in the absence of the president of the Student Association, assume the duties and power of the Student As soc iation president. 18.104.22.168. Shall serve as execu tive liaison to the college as sociation council. 5.5.3. PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE: The duties of the president pro tempore have been specifically enumerated in section 2.5. 5.5.4. SENATORS 22.214.171.124. Shall be active mem bers of the University Senate as designated by the rules thereof. 126.96.36.199. Shall be members of the student legislature. 5.5.5. ATTORNEY GENER AL 188.8.131.52. Shall be the head of U1e Department of Justice. 184.108.40.206. Shall render an advi sory opinion on the legal me chanics of all legislation and business appearing before the president. 5 .5.6. CABINET SECRE TARIES 220.127.116.11. Shall be the head of their respective as established in the statutes of this constitution. 18.104.22.168. Shall be members of the student cabinet and the Student Association Executive Board. 5.5.7. Representatives 22.214.171.124. Shall be members of the college association or dis trict which they represent'. 126.96.36.199. Shall be members of the student le gislature. 5.5.8. Councilmen: Shall be members of the college asso ciation council of their college. â€¢ 5.5.9. Judiciary Officers: The duties of the judiciary of ficers have been enumerated in Section 4. VI. PRESIDENTIAL SUCCESSION 6.1 In the event that the of fice of presiden t of the Stu dent Association becomes va cant, the vice president of the Student Association shall re linquish his office and assume the office of the president of the Student Association. 6.2 In the event that the of fice of vice president of the Student Association becomes vacant, the president pro tern pore of the Student Associa tion shall relinquish his office and assume the office of the vice president of the Student Association. 6.3 In the event that the of fice of the president pro tem pore of the Student Associa tion becomes vacant, said of fice shall be filled at the next legislature meeting. 6.4 In the event that the president pro tempore of the Student Association shall suc ceed to the presidency of the Student Association through constitutional succession, as provided for in sections 6.1 to 6.3, above and the remaining term of office extends beyond three (3) months, he shall call a special election within thirty (30) days, for the purpose of electing a president and vice president who shall serve until the end of the vacated term. VII. REMOVAL FROM OFFICE 7.1. Removal from office can occur in four (4) ways: 7.1.1. The legislature may initiate impeachment proceed ings of any student govern ment officer by two-thirds (2-3) majority vote. The Stu dent Court of Review shall try the case and its verdict shall be final without the approval of the dean of student affairs. 7.1.2. An officer found guilty of charges brought under im peachment proceedings by the Student Court of Review shall be removed from office. 7.1.3. An officer may be re moved from office by a two thirds (2 3) vote in a student initiated referendum. 7 . 1.4. The presidentially ap pointed officers and adminis trative appointees may be re moved at the discretion of the president of the Student Asso ciation, unless otherwise stip ulated in the Student Associa tion constitution or statutes, and not subject to appeal. 7.1.5. Impeachment proceed ings for removal of judiciary officers may be initiated in the judiciary by majority vote of the remaining officers of his court or the C o u r t of Re view. The student legislature s h all t r y the case. The offi cer shall be rf>fl'OVed from without appeal by twothirds (o/:J) v ot e of the leg i s lature . 7.2. Any individual under im peachrnent proceedings shall have the right of counsel and public hearing. VIII. DEFINITIONS 8.1. A quorum shall consti tute more than one-half (1-2) of the total membership of any organization within the student government, unless otherwise stipulated in this constitution. No legal business may be transacted or legal action taken without the pres ence of a quorum. 8.1.1. A special legislative quorum shall consist of one half (J-2) of the membership of the student legislature en rolled in the University during Quarter IV, provided that the special legislative quorum shall never be Jess than fif teen (15). 8.2. The power of approval over any action is the power to make that action illegal by disapproval of it. 8.3 No illegal action shall be taken by the Student Govern ment or any member and-or organization thereof. Any ac tion once made illegal by dis approval may be made legal again only when means are specifically provided in the Student Association Constitu tion. 8.4 A majority shall be de fined as more than one-half (1;2) of the members present and voting unless stipulated. 8.5. A two-thirds (2-3) ma jority shall be defined as two thirds (2-:t) of those members present and voting. 8.6 An administrative ap pointee is not considered an officer. IX. AMENDMENT PROCEDURE 9.1. An amendment to the Student Association Constitu tion may originate in the Student Legislature. 9.1.1. There shall be a pub lic announcement of the amendment prior to the rneet jng at which it is introduced. 9.1.2. The amendment shall be read at the meeting at which it is introduced. Discus sion may be entertained, but legal action may be taken only at a subsequent meeting. 9.1.3. The amendment shall be passed by a two-thirds (2-3) vote of the student legis lature. 9.1.4. Subsequent to legisla tive passage, the amendment shall be voted on in a Student Association election. 9.1.5. The amendment shall be ratified by a two-thirds (2-3) vote in the Student Asso ciation election. 9.2. Amendments may be originated by student initia tion. (See Student Association statutes concerning student initiated elections. X. STATUTES OF THE STUDENT ASSOCIATION 10.1.The Student Association constitution shall take prece dence over the statutes. 10.2. No statute shall be in conflict with the Student Asso ciation constitution, the Uni versity constitution, Board of Regents policies, local ordi nance, state statute, or Feder al law. 10.3. Statutes aud Amend ments to the Statutes. 10. 3.1 . Statutes and-or amendments to the statutes may be originated in the stu dent legislature. 10.3.1.1. There shall be pub lic notice of the proposed stat ute and-or amendments to the statutes prior to the student legislature meeting in which it is introduced. 10.3.1.2. The proposed stat ute or amendment shall be read at the meeting at which it is introduced. Discussion r!lay be entertained but legal action may be taken only at a subsequent meeting. 10.3.1.3. The proposed stat ute and-or amendment to the statutes shall be passed by a two-thirds (2) vote of the student legislature. 10.3.2 Statutes and or amendments to the statutes may be originated by student initiation. The proposed stat ute and-or amendment shall be ratified by a two-thirds (2-3) vote in a student initiated referendum. XI. RATIFICATION 11. L After passage by the student legislature the revised Student Association constitu tion shall be set forth for rati fication in a Student Associa tion election . This election shall be scheduled and supel:"' vised by the Student Associa (See CONSTITUTION, P. 4)
â€¢ 4-THE ORACLE-Aug. 2, 1967, U. of South Florida, Tampa USF' s Chinsegut Hill Retrea Peacefu By BARBARA WRIGHT Feature Editor CWnsegut Hill is the University of South Florida's educational center lo cated five miles north of Brooksville, Florida, off U.S. Highway 41. It is a 180-acre tract surrounded by a 6,000 acre agricultural experiment station. The 15 room, century-old mansion is furnished with antique period pieces, many of which were part of the orig ional furnisWngs. The site now known as Chinsegut Hill was staked from the United States Government by a Colonel Pearson in 1842. The word Chinsegut comes from the Innuit Indian tribe, one of the northernmost tribes in Alaska. Its liter al meaning is ''The Spirit of Lost Things," but the more liberal inter pretation was "a place where things of true values that have been lost may be found again." Part of the present house was built in 1849, with later additions made in 1926. In 1904, the property was sold to Colonel Raymond Robinsminer, pros pector , minister, lawyer, social work er, social economist, and economic ad visor to five presidents. WITH THE encouragement of Dr. and Mrs. Robins, the U.S. Government installed the Central Florida Experi ment Station, wWcb is one of the most successful in operation today. The De partment of Agriculture Beef Cattle Research Station, at the present time, consists of approximately 6,000 acres, of which 4,000 are pine forest which is to be left intact. Since 1958, the house and several acres surrounding it have been used by USF as a conference center and biolog ical research center. USF uses Chinse gut Hill on occasion for student and faculty conferences and retreats. A long-range plan is being developed for using a portion of the Hill as a biologi cal station and conference center. One of the primary reasons for the Univer sity's interest in the hill for a biological station is that it bas wooded areas tbat have been undisturbed for years. The retreat is used also by Universi ty Center students during their mem bership drive. The new and old mem bers attend a workshop and activities at Chinsegut. Other groups, such as church, sorority and education confer ences meet here. The center is open "to any group as long as it is for edu cational purposes" is the policy set up. FACILITIES accommodate a maxi mum of 20 persons for overnight stays and groups of up to 70 for meetings. There is no charge for daytime use. Meals are available from a private ca terer. You are, however, charged for meals and overnight accommodations. Anyone wishing to visit Cbinsegut Hill should contact the Coordinator, Larry G. Romig, at the Center for Con tinuing Education, University Center (CTR) 195, ext. 185, or contact Harold Thornton, Resident Caretaker, Cbinse gut Hill. If just staying for the day, Mrs. Jackolin Eichelberger, CTR 124, should be contacted. This unusual water tower is no longer used, but is a focal point of the grounds because of its unique green color. The gate leading into the grounds comes after a surpnsmg drive up the hill. Looking down the up staircase reveals outdoor charm that gives Chinsegut Hill its atmosphere. Photos By Richard Smoot All the rooms, like this one, are furnished in antique styles and are comfortable places to meet. Constitution (Continued from Page 3) lion election rules committee. 11.2 . Upon a vote for ra.tif i cation by two-thirds (2-3) of those members o! the Stude nt Association voting in the e l ec lon, the revised constitution to all intents and purposes shal l prevail as the constitution of the Student Association of the University of South Florida, provided that: (1) There shall be a genera l election within the first four (4) weeks of cla sses during Quarter I 1967, for the pur pose of e l ecting the president, vice president and s tudent senators. T h e term of these offices shall extend from the last d ay of classes in Quarter I, 1967, until the last day of clas ses in Quarter II. 1969. 2) Those College Associatio n representatives elected during Trim ester III, 1967, s hall serve until the installation of their s ucc ess or s in Quarter III, 1968, or until such time as they may resign, cease to be a full l ime student or fail to meet the qualifications for of fice. The porch offers a quiet place to rest, or to hold a meeting in Chinsegut Hill's quiet, relaxed atmosphere. 11.3. All valid acts and en gagements entered into by the Student Association govern ment before the adoption of the revi s ed constitution s hall be valid after the a doption of the revised constitu tion un less s u ch conflicts with same . â€¢
THE ORACLE-Aug. 2, 1967, U. of South Florida.Tampa-5 More COntact With Professors Can Make College 'Personal' By NANCY HARDING The Collegiate Press Service students perform better if pro fessors leave them alone, he adds. staff member just o ut of school, said students' awareness has been extended to a global area by the electronic era and that many of them do not worry about the impersonality caused by the size of a college . "After all," he said, "the smallest work(!ble unit students will deal with after graduation will be the world. " problems beyond human capaci ty. Best of all, Caffrey said, they can free administrat'ors to spend more time with students. between types of structures (personal vs. authoritarian; lec ture vs. discussion classes) may be the only way to really person alize education in large institu tions." manity." He s uggested the mi nority (administrators) should serve the majority (students), and that both sho uld work to gether to revolutionize the uni versities. sized the need for careful plan ning and the generating of guid ing ideas before beginning. BERKELEY , Calif. Elimi nation of large classes and col leges, fewer computers, and more contact between teachers and individual students are often seen as ways of making higher education more "personal." STUDENTS BENEFIT most from personal contact with the instructor if they have low mo tivation, a factual orientation, a high level of sociability, and a high need f o r affiliation, McKeachie adds. "There is a sign on the door at Stanford which says: 'The object of computers is insight, not numbers.' " Caffrey said. AS FOR cooperation, stu dents, faculty and administra tors must work together to radi cally reform universities if they are to avoid becoming obsolete, the conference d e 1 e g a t e s agreed. JAMES NIXON, former stu dent body president of San Francisco State College, agreed with Dixon on the need to in volve students, faculty, and ad ministrators in charge, thereby forging again an academic com munity. But the gap between students and other members of the aca demic world is one of the most difficult things to eradicate. One college president told Nixon: "I very much fear the majority of students are neither intelligent nor articulate. We need more students like you." He said Nixon showed the qualities of an administrator, rather than those of a student. Bu t the real solution may be keeping college programs flexi ble enough to allow education to be tailored to the needs of indi vidual students . In fact, big classes and computers may be effective tools in this process. "The ideal educational system is not one in which each student has individual attention , " says Wilbert McKeachie, a Universi ty of Michigan professor. Many McKeachie was talking to 80 college presidents and deans at a conference on personalizing higher education sponsored by the Western Interstate Commis sion for higher Education (WICHF.) and the University of California's Center for Research and Development in Higher Education. As for big classes and univer sities, Ian Thompson, a WICHE COMPUTERS? JOHN Caf frey, director of the Commis sion on Administration of the American Council on Education, says they "can be as personaliz ing as movable type and the printing press." Computers can be used to re duce drudgery , speed up sched uling, instr uct students, review and monito r records, artd solve CONFERENCE participants emphasized a flexible educa tional system and cooperation among students, faculty, and administrators, as keys to per sonalizing !1igher education. A college must be willing to try new ideas, like breaking a university up into small cluster colleges and modernizing the curriculum to deal with current problems. McKeachie put it this way: "Giving students a wide choice James P. Dixon, president of Antioch, praised students' "enormous energy and high idealism" as their main contribu tion to the work of pulling down the system. "Education is becoming wrapped up in creative custody and in politics," Dixon said, "rather than the battles of hu"The most important thing is to remember that change can not come from the top down , but it has to come from the bot tom," Nixon said. Nixon, who is one of the founders of the Ex perimental College (one of the earliest and most successful free universities), emphaLater, another college presi dent demonstrated the student administration gap. He looked at the lounging students and hippies on Telegraph Avenue , near the Berkeley campus, and said, "They should all sent to the front in Vietnam. " COURSE CB 101 CB 103 CB 104 CB 106 CB 107 CB 109 CB 110 CB 112 CB 114 C3 113 CB 202 c.a 212 CB 218 c:s 283 SECTIONS All All All All All All All 201 202 All All All All AH All 201,204 202 203 206 200,207 CBI Final Examination Schedule Trimester III & IIIB, 1967 ROOM DATE AND TIME BSA TAT !SA FAH 101 PHY 141 BSA PHY 141 BUS 107 BUS 106 BUS 106 BUS 106 BSA BUS 106 BUS 106 BUS 106 FAH 283 FAR 227 FAR 228 FAH 275 :rAH 276 llednesday, August 9 Tuesday, August 8 TuGsday, August 8 :Honda.y, August i Monday, August 7 Tuesday, Auguct 8 Tuesday, August 8 Friday, August 11 Friday, August 11 Monday, August 7 Tuesday, August S Tuesday) August 8 Wednesday, August 9 Thursday, August 10 August 10 Monday, August 7 Monday, August 7 Monday, August 7 Monday, August 7 Monday, August 7 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 10:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. 10:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. 10:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m. p.m. 3:30 -5:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. -5:30 p.m. 10:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. 10:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. 3:30p.m. -5:30p.m. 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 3:30p.m. 5:30p.m. 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.n. 3:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. 3:30p.m. -5:30p.m. 3:30p.m. 5:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. Housing ate Boost Said Caused By High$$ Costs WASHINGTON, D.C. (CPS) Proposed increases in in terest rates on Federal col lege housing loans will cost students $100 extra a year in dormitory fees. That's what Pres. David W . Mullins of the University of Arkansas, representing six major education associations, told a Senate subcommittee last week. At present the government loans $300-million a year to colleges for housing construc tion at a 3 per cent interest rate. The Johnson Administra tion has pr oposed a change wh ich would have the interest rate figured on a formula based on "the current aver age market yield on outstand ing market able obligations of the United States." Under present conditions this would raise the rate to 4-% per cent. leges pay off the l oans through student charges for housing. Thus they would have to increase these charg es to pay the higher rates . The proposed increases are only under consideration in the Senate. In the House, Rep. 'vVright Patman (D.-Tex.), chairman of the Banking and Currency Comm it tee, did not inc lude the new rates when he introduced the Administra tion's housing and urban de velopment bill. MULLINS ALSO objected because the proposed increase in loan rates is not accompa nied by any increase in funds for loans. The Administra tion's plan would continue to make $300-million available for housing each year. An independent study sup ported by the American Coun cil on Education (ACE) says that $1.5-billion will be needed for college housing next year. The ACE says $1-billion will have to come from the Feder al Government. One way to meet this need, Mullins said, is through bills introduced by Sen. Jacob Jav it s (R.-N.Y.) and . Rep. Patsy Mink (D.-Hawaii) . interest. The Federal Govern ment would reimburse col leges for whatever interest they would have to pay in ex cess of three per cent. Sen. William Proxmire (D. Wis.), a member of the s u b committee, said he favors the Javits-Mink plan. He said he thinks direct Federal loans . actually cut down the amount of money available for hous ing, because colleges won't go to the private market, where interest rates are higher, as long as Federal funds are available at low rates. The plan would cost the Federal Government consider ably less than the direct loan program, only about $10million. Proxmire said he ex pected this program would re ceive greater support from an Administration under heavy pressure to cut the budget and lower the national debt than would a decrease in the inter est rates on direct loans. present college housing pro gram is at a standstill. The Government has stopped ac cepting and approving an y college housing loans, even though an additional $300million in funds is available as of July 1. Russell Thackery , executive dire ctor of the National Asso ciation of Sta te Universities and Land-Grant Colleges, said the Government is waiting for action on the proposed rate in crease before making any more loans. "Some institu ti ons are just not building," he said, "wh ile others have private loans, at higher inter est rates, which means they have to charge students more." ALMA HARRISON asks you to call or come to World Travel Center Co-educational Housing Units Lead To Mature Relationships THE SECRETARY of Hous ing and Urban Development would then be allowed to lower the rate by as much as 1 per cent. But, Mullins point ed out to the subcommittee, " There is no way to t ell how the Secretary would decide how much, if any, of the inter est rate he would subsidize, so there is no way to tell what interest rate w o u 1 d be charged." The $100 increase per stu dent would result bec a use col-THE JAVITS and Mink bills would make available an ad clitiona l $300-m ill ion in loans from private le nders , who usually charge 4 to 5 per cent BUT BOTH Proxm ire and Sen. John Sparkman (D. A I a.), the subcommittee chairman, said they would not favor both a decrease in the rates on direct Federal loans and the Javits bill. "I expect that when the subcommittee gets to deciding this in execu tive session, you can get one or the other but not both," said Sparkman. Mullins also noted that the * * Adult Students React FOR TICKETS AND RESERVATIONS v' Airlines v' Cruises v' Tours By SHERRIE CASE Correspondent Students who live in USF residen ce hall s may not real ize what it would be like not Come alive! Youreinthe Pepsi generation! having c;oeducational housing units. In the fall with the comple tion of Fontana Hall, students also will get a taste of coedu cational dormitories. Many students take these housing units and dormitories for granted and are not fully aware of the reasons, other than cost, why USF has these special types of college resi dence halls for men and women. L'NLIKE THE COLONIAL c olleges where residences were used primarily for the c ontrol of student behavior, the residence hall today is the students' home during the col lege term, either by his per sonal selection or by colle ge reg ulation. For this reason, it is quite essent ial that the service pro vided in the college halls is desirable. And as a result of the college educational sys tem, the residence hall must also have educational pur poses which support the ob jectives of the college. R a nking over any other fac tor in college learning is the 24-hour a day influence of the student living group. A stu dent's ad ju stment to society, his scholarship, his attitudes, and his mental and phy sica l health as a whole are largely determined by where and how he lives. A BASIC AMERICAN tradition is sai d to be that the residence halls perform the function of control over stu dent living and conduct. 3802 NE,.TUNE (AT OALE MABRY) TAMPA. FLORIDA ..... , Today the halls are being planned to meet the require ment and needs of contempo rary life. The sharing of public areas not only eliminates the dupli catio n of facilities and contri butes many savings in con struction costs but also this joint participation in areas seems to to more mature relationships between men and women. If the hall is to aid in the in dividual's growth toward ma turity, it should be designed so that more mature re l ation ships can develop in the nor mal course of the day-to-day living. THE RESIDENCE HALL can be u sed to provide experi ences which will strengthen the sense of security, impor tant soc ial values, and the awareness of similarities bet ween people. Common-use rooms in the separate residence halls may be open to both men and women, or a single coeduca tional building may be divided vertically or horizontally into separate living sections for men and women. In the common-use of dining rooms, men as well as women have tended to become more concerned about their person al appearance and both sexes KINGCOME'S TRIMMINGS Sewing and Co5tume Supplies â€¢ Millinery and Needle Point Fla. Ave . & Fow ler Ph. 935-8168 .DIAMOND RINGS hav e seemed to find it easier to develop friendships with the opposite sex. STUDENTS HAVE varied opinions of the subject. One student said, "I've done more socializing than I've ever done before, but also more studying. When you know men are around just for the ask ing, you don't waste so much time daydreaming." To USF Dorm life Anywhere -Anytime NO SERVICE CHARGE Another opinion is "The dorm setup forces students to develop self-discipline when it comes to study . " Hall advisers also have opinions of the dorm setup . "There is no strained relation ship between the sexes. Boys and girls make friends in a casual way. They eat together in the dining hall. They seem to take each other for grant ed." "GIRLS HAVE A civilizing influence on college boys. And in the presence of boys, girls are usually on their best be havior. The whole standard of cond uct is raised." At other times, in other so cieties, maybe s u ch an ar rangement of coeducational housing might be unwise, but in our time and in our socie ty; it seems to be absolutely necessary . By SANDRA EVANS and PAMELA PIFER Correspondents Every summer a number of adult students return t o col lege to further t heir educa tion. Some -work toward their master's degrees while others work toward their bache lor's degrees. Most of these adults are teachers who are striving for improvement so they may re turn to tea c hing better quali fied in the fall. But, doesn't this pose a problem concerning young mothers who, for various rea sons, must leave their fami lies and return to dorm life? In some instances, there may be problems; but it seems that the majority of women adjust very well to such separation. A YOUNG MOTHER of three said that her two oldest c hil dren were spending the s ummer with grandparents in Chicago while the youngest is s pending the summer with grandparents in Florida. She added that her youngest child had visited her in the dorm and seemed to "ap prove" of her dorm life. However, another young mother, whose husband is in Vietnam , said that her 20month-old baby, who is living with grandparents, seemed t o have grown close to them and appears to resent her since her return to school. All residents in Gamma Hall are expected to follow residence hall standards and procedures . The mini-skirted coed and the young mother of three observe the same resi dence hours. The young wife whose husb a nd is in Vietnam has proctor duty when it is her turn. A WHO has taught schoo l for many years is awakened by a clanging fire alarm and grabs her towel and coat. A married woman, used to her own home, feels confined in the four walls of her room. The coed, the mother , the Welcome New Faculty A CORDIAL INVITATION TO WORSHIP AT RIVERHILLS DRIVE, EAST OF USF CAMPUS "==---.:::.. CHURCH & CHURCH SCHOOL 10:30 A.M. wife, and the teacher are all 1 students at USF. All are liv ing and studying together in Gamma during the summer sessions. Their reactions to dorm life vary: "I have no complaints about restriction!;, but I'm not inter ested in an active social life." "A DORM SHOULD have I separate study and social I lounges on each floor." PHONE 877 World Travel Center 2624 Hillsboro Plaza Tampa, Florida !\opal 1Lounge Presents I I I E1"1HEL and DRUBY 2701 E. FOWLER AVE. Tampa,Florida
6-THE O RACLE-At19 . 2, 1 967, U. of S;,uth Flori da, T a mpa Colleg e Suicides-Why , How, What Is B eing Done A b u t Them? Bulletin Boar d WEDNESDAY, AUG . 2 Official Notic e s open 8 a.m to 5 p.m. Mondays t hrou g h Fridays and will be close d Sat urdays a n d LIBRARY HOUR S : Between Trimester Sundays, Normal h o urs will b e r esumed III B and fall quarter the Library will be Monday, Sept. 18. CLASSIFIED ORIENTA T ION AND REGISTRATION I WEEK for fall quarter star t M o n day, Sept. 11. Individ u a l f a culty whos e se r vices ore requested s h oul d plan t o be available. , R R Studios will be In CTR 221 (Aegea n of 3 Fo ENT I AEGEAN SENIOR P I CTURES : Bev erly -----------ticel from 8:30 a . m . to n oon an d I t o 5 F O R RENT: Have six (6) mobile homes p.m. today. S u m mer B . A . and M.A . can for lease at $32 50 per student. Apply now. didates may sitting a ppoi nt. men ts i n University Mobile Home Park, 13131 N. CTR 223. (Offtce o f Cam p us Pu bhc ationsl. Florida (Fla. & Fletcher) 5. FOR SALE I, 1967, for all studen t s, is Aug. 14. R eg !stratton will be Sept . 12. C lasses will beg i n Monday, Sept . 18. KLH Model 20 component stereo system, O R ACL E PUBLICATION: T his will be hea d phones, dust cover. Warranty. the last issue of The O r acle f o r the s u m Phone 988. mer. The next iss u e wilt be pub l i s hed 9 high-dry, beautiful acres northside 1-75, Monday, Sept. .18, a n d on f o llowin g west of Livingstone. Sl4 ,000 cash; also Wednesdays dunng the sch . ool year. t erms. E. A . Jones, 920 E. Franklin St., olftctal no toces Wtll be Frl Ocala. The Oracle newsroom (ext. 619), a nd HOUSE FOR SALE advertising office lex!. 620 ) will b e op e n 2 bedroom, l ivinq room , all-purpase during the trime s t e r bre a k . II n o an s we r , r oom, ba!h, kitchen, dining area, 51500 call lhe Office of Campus Publicati o n s , down, $14,000 total. Shrubs & freeo . (ext. 618) between 8 a.m. a n d 5 p . m . 1906 E . 115th Ave. Briarwood 935-24>5 MOBILE HOME FOR SALE 1965 Grayvelle, 10x45, located in Temple Terrace. Call Gail Ogden, Ext. 156 o r 988-5671 alter 5 p.m. Campus D ate Book TODAY 9 . LOST ANO FOUND 11. WANTED 15. SERVICES OFFERED WILL DO TYPING SATURDA Y Term papers, theses, dissertations. Gall DANCE : Upward Bound, . 8 p.m., CT R Ogden , E xt. 156; 988 (home). 248. Dra f t Boar d Statu s Giv es Male s Fits By CALDERAZZO Starr Wri1cr Other th,m \I'Omcn, there is nothing more myst ify i ng to today's male college student than his status wit h th e draf t boar d. The information that manages to trickle o u t from those s u preme courts is often incoherent, ambi g u o u s and s elf . c ontr a dictory. Now the Senate has approved a four-year exten s ion o f the draft which is awaiting final action in the House . Here is an ex pl anation, taken in part from an articl e in the Nati o nal Observ er, of how Selective Service changes will affect men betw een 1 8 a n d 25. Q. Will college undergraduates be deferred? A. YES, COLLEGE undergraduates w ill be d e f erre d u n til they are 2 or until they complete their undergraduat e w or k , w hichever comes first, unless "lhe n eeds of th e Arme d F o rc es requires termination or restriction of such deferm ents . " Q. What must a student do to maintain his def erme nt ? A. He must make ''normal satisfactory progress," t h a t is, a grade average that will permit him to stay in school, c a r r y a f ull course load (at least seven hours under the new q uarter system), and progress at the rate uf "an academic year w i thin a calendar year," toward a bachelor's degree. Q. WI L L CLASS standing and the Se l ective Service Colleg e Qualification Test be used by draft boards in dete r m inin g whether a college student should be deferred, as they have i n the past? A. No. Q. Will a young man who has been deferred t o attend co l lege be able to get other de ferments later? A. NO, HE WILL NOT be dPferred un less he can pr ove "extreme hardship to dependents" or that he is emplo yed i n a n i ndustry or engaged in graduate Stltdy considered "vital to t he national interest." Q. What fields of graduate s tudy arc considered "vit a l to t he national interest" noN? A . Medicine. dentistry, veterinary medicine, osteopathy, op tometry, pharmacology, and chiropody (studying to be a foot specialist). Q . WILL GRADUATE students who have already been de ferred be permitted to continue working toward their ad vanced degrees? A. Th e decision on this que s tion has not yet been mad e . But the Selective Service's best guess is that they will be .allowe d to continue until they receive their d egrees. Q. What age group will be drafted first? A . TH E BILL (permits) the President to set the prime age for eligibility . He has already indicated that he w ill place 19 year olds at the top of the list but he hasn't spelled t hi s out yet in an Executive order. Among 19year-olds, the o ldest w ill be inducted first. Q . If a 19yPar old turns 20 without having been i n d u ctecl, would his chances of being inducted be reduced? A . Yes, if 19-year-olcls are de signa ted the prime age g r o up by the President, a 20year-old would be les s vu lnerabl e to t h e draf t because he would be taken only if no 19-yearo lds re mained. But if the number of persons required for t he draft went up and 20 year-olds were added to the prime age g r oup, they would become more vulnerable. Q. I S THIS A from the present policy? A. Yes. current age priorities call for drafting the o ldest men first in the eligibility pool of 19 through 25-yearol ds . Q . What will happen to men who have been given student d efermen ts but who are now 1 A? A. WHE:'ol A :\lA: s s tudent cieterment expires and he be comes 1 -A, he will be treated as though he were a 19-year old. For purposes of the draft, he will be considered 19 on his next birthday. Thu s, a young man of 22 m this gro u p whose birthday is Sept. 1, for exampl e, would be considered draftable on that date. Q. Will some men be drafted a head of those in t h e prime age group? A. Yes, young men \\'hO have not comp lied wi t h the draft law and volunteers for the draft will be int.!ucted ahead of them. Q. WILL THE LOTTERY system of oekction be used? A . No. t he new law bans any lollery. type sel ec tion without Con gressio nal approval. Plan To Drop by a n d see Our Uniqu e Soc;ial Roo m Corner of Bearss and N ebraska Sigma Nu Wins Softball Title most likely to take his life? Dr . Henry Parrish, in the Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, says that many people have the preconceived idea that the introvert, the quiet bookworm who does not mix well socially, is more sus ceptible. L P et. 1 . 875 2 .750 3 .62 5 6 .250 8 .000 GB 1 2 5 7 This is not so. A study by Dr . Parrish, who d isco vered that. suicide is the second most common cause of death among college s t u d e n t s, shows that suicide does not belong to the studious recluse alone. Of 209 deaths of en rolled Yale students (1920-55), 25 of them, or 12 per cent , were suicides. MOST O F T HESE students were active -10 in student affairs, 10 in fraternities, and six in athletics. New Head Start Teachers Six were excellent students , 14 were average, and only five had poor grades. The ill ness factor was a minor one -three had family histories of men tal illness, and only one had a serious illness. A check on religions showed that most of the students, 20, were Prot estant, four we r e non affiliated, one was Catholic, and none were Jewish. Trained At Bay Campus By BARBAR A WRI G HT Feature Editor T he trai ning program for Head Start teachers is under w a y at the Bay Campus. Fifty teachers f r om all o ver th e s tate are in St. Petersburg parti c ip a ting in the eight week summer s e ssion , whi c h w ill e nd Aug. 1 8 . This is the third year of , tâ€¢eir progra m at B a y Cam pl lS, a nd is the only Head Start training gro up in th e stat e . T hey live and have classes o n campus a nd intern in scho o l s in the St. P e t e area. Studie s include child d e ve lop ment, educati o n a l metho ds .of teac hing and the s ociology o f t h e di sadvantaged and parents ' i n v o l vement in dealing with the culturally depri ved. In w orkshops the y stu dy m u sic, art, nutr,ition and read in g, among other subjects. . CAROL YN SEESFEL T, di rector of training , said that the teachers will return t o teach preschool c h ildren in u n derprivileged areas. .The teachers were eac h rec ommended b y t h e directors of vario us Head Start cen t e r s in the state. Some 100 appli c a tions were screened t o sel ect the 50 u s ed . They serve an area of 10 counties. On e of the :most interesting gro ups are teachers f rom th e Micos seki Reservation in the Eve rglades . The t hree teach-e r s hav e th e task of teaching Englis h to the childre n at the reservat i on . ALEXANDER M. Sulloway, program a dviser for Continu ing Educ a tion , said that this w a s the first time this pro gram has been offered for c r edi t, both for graduate and undergradu a t e work. Head Start received a Feder al grant o f S95,880 for six credit hours of courses. "They are co ns idering expanding the pro gram to include Follow thro ugh," said Su lloway. H e exp l ained that w h i 1 e Head Start served only pre schoo l c h i l d r e n, Follow throu g h covers the first three g rades o f school. Sex problems bothered less than half of them six were sexually maladjusted, three were rejected by girls, and one was a homosexual. Eight had financial stress. O F THE 25, only 11 re ceived professional h e 1 p. Eight of t h e other 14 showed no personality change to friends and teachers. The only modern izat ion these statistics need is in lhe suicide rate-U1e publication "Moderator" now now places it at 34 per cent of all college deaths. Why do students, fortunate enough to be in co llege, com mit suicide? One of the boys in the. Yale study murdered his girl before shooting him self one obvious reason. USF Theatre Workshop Explores Acting Method s Other reasons were cited by Dr. Harold E. Edwards, clini cal psychologist in the USF Developmental Cen ter. H E SAID, " . . sures of work, t11e pres deadlines, Security Guards Protect Students B y ADA RODD Y C orrespond e n t Narrati ve language d i ffers f rom active l a ngu a ge, Peter O ' Sull iva n, assistant pro f essor o f th eatre a rts, to ld students att e nding the A cti n g Wor k shop f o r t he USF Theatre Summer Wor kshops . " Don ' t tell m e stories, make me a story. Y our job i s not to m a k e deci sio n bu t to p rodu ce involv ement in ac t ion," O 'S u ll iv a n added . The stud e nt s atten d discu s s ion s s ession s and r e h ears a ls o f t he Summer Reperto r y Festival prod uctio ns . IN LAB SESSI O NS they be gin wit h i ndi v idu a l pantom im in g, th e n p r o g r ess to g rou p wor k without wor ds. Ne x t t hey w or k wit h "senseless l an guage" line s that have lit tie m e anin g them s leves, t he mea n i n g i s added by t h e s p eaker, O 'Sull ivan said . By t h e e nd of the session they did lines from plays. G uest direc tor, D . C . C er m e l e, c hairman of theatre a r ts a t t h e Universi t y o f Tampa, t a u ght a directing wor k s hop. Thi s works hop e x -Phi De Its To Attend Conference F lorid a Epsilon c h apte r o f P h i De lta T heta will send e i g h t represent a t ives to th e Phi Delta T h e t a Nati o nal L e adersh i p C on f eren ce, at Penn Sta t e U ni ve r sity Au g. 20 t o 22. De legates from USF are: J. Ben Brow n , R i c h ard Alt , T o m Dobson J r .. Lee Fugat e, R o b ert G o s ho rn, Norman Seaf fe> Wilb u r Wells and M ik e Ward . p l ored and tested the meth ods b y which a director ap procrches a s cript and the ac tors perform it CERMELE T O L D his stu dents that they c ould hav e all the good p l a y s , good ideas and best working c ond i tio n s but " Nothing is more impo r tant than contr oll ing the peo ple yo u work wi t h." He d ir ected "Privat e Lives" for t h e Summer Repert ory Theatre. Earlier in th e summer a St agecraf t W o rkshop and a Costum e W orkshop were held. Russell G. Whaley, chairman o f t heatre arts, and in charge. o f the wor k shops, said U1is was the first year for the w orksh ops. THE S E S S I 0 N S were planned f o r hlgh school teach ers and students and for com munity theatre workers. Whaley said he hoped to begi n earlier next year to ac quain t th e schools and oU1er g ro ups with the workshops so that more could take advan tage of t h is opportunity. . Sport s F i e l ds No Change T G t 1 6 1 1 o e Expected I Light Tow ers By Co-Op Si x teen ligh t tower s are now 1f . . b e in g i n stalled on USF's three T h e educatiOn intramural touch f ootball and p rogram w1ll not be adversely soccer fields. By B AR B ARA WRIGHT Feature Editor Student Security guards protect students a t dances, movies and special events. There at'e six Security Guards at USF this summer and they work various shifts, depending on the occasion. Their duti es range from keeping order and collecting tickets, to cleaning up after t hey each get some time off. Several of the guards told of the unusual things that can happen at a dance. Once they had to pacify a crowd when a band was !ale in appearing. ANO T H E R TIM E a fight broke out in the ballroom. And perhaps the most colo rful situation they had to cope with was a young man who in sisted on stripping to t he music. a ffecte d by the qu a rter s y s tem, a ccor din g to D . Kei th L up t on, c oor d in a tor and assis tant directo r of c ooperati ve educ atio n . Some 120 lights with 1,500-"Rarely do we find anyone watt bul bs w ill be used for ilbunking authority," Mike lurninati o n . The $18,000 instal Kling said. He is on his lhird l atio n shoul d be completed in term o f duty on secu rity. He Lupton s a i d s tud e nts will a few weeks, and will be used added "If people would read for evening intramural foots J gns l1'ke "NO SMOI " ING" work one out o f tw o quarters, ' " b a ll as well as three intercol-a11d "NO ENTRANCE" 1't the same as t h e trimest e r , l egiate soccer games to be would mal ' e our J ob 1'\"\uch since students will be work ing ' .,. p l ayed at night. easier." 50 per cent of the time. I r;;;:;:;;:;:;;:;:;;:;:;;:;:;;:;:;;:;:;;:;:;;:;:;;:;:;;:;:;;:;:;;:;:;;:;:::::.;;;:;:;;:;:;;:;:;;:;:;;:;:;:; H e said it i s possibl e for s tudent s to earn more money 1 AT unde r the n e w system s ince i 11rlte l!)opll'l r.rret'it t hey can work 18 month s . I \& .ll.'\ " IJ U nder t h e trimest e r they worke d 16 m on t hs . I t LUPT O N ,WHOcam e toUSF I aurant last mo nth , said h e work e d un de r a quarte r syst e m befo r e MON â€¢â€¢ fRI -12:00 â€¢ 2:00 and feel s t here is not hin g THE w r o n g with it. He said mo s t co-op s tud ents LUNCH EON under the q u arte r syst e m can BUFFET g r adua t e in the same amou n t ottimeasinthetrimester. s1.50 A L L YOU CAN EAT HONDA Sh a p e s T h e W o r l d your c hoice o f . ofWheels LOW COST Tran 5por t a t ion HONDA OF TAMPA PRICES START 00 2301 S . Ma cDill Phon e 258-5811 See B ill Mun aey Hit Ia Your F ellow USF S tud en t 3 Meat s 3 Vegetabl es 3 D esserts . NORTH E A S T . FOWLE R & 30th S t . grades, and achievement; the s hortag e of time and money; the stress of conflicts with our families and friends; the pres sure to date and deal with sex; to find a mate with whom we can share our lives. T h e need to settle on an oc cupational career; and, most of all, to reassess our values, to find new meaning and direction in life, and to find our own self-identity these are the stresses and pressures on the college stu dent and at times he is over whelmed by them." The motives for suicide most likely to come from these pressures were brought out by psychologist Leif Braaten and psychiatrist C. Douglas Darli ng in working with Cornell University s tu dents. THEY SAID that these mo ti ves were likely to be: (1) a desire to "destroy himself be cause he can no longer tolerate the discrepancy between how he appears to himself and how he would like to be," (2) a need ''to punish the other person who has been so frustrating and has brought him so much hurt," (3) an urge to repent for some sin, and (4) a cry for help "Please rescue me, don't leave me alone." These are the things that cause students to attempt sui cide by many methods -barbiturates, the most common, followed by sho oting, jump ing, hanging, and wris t slash ing. Some students recognize the signs which can lead to sui cide and s eek help; oU1ers do not. SOME OF THE most ob vious signals, however, are despondency and futility, uncalled-for feelings of inade quacy and un worthiness, ex cessive use of alcoh ol , anti social behavior with frequent infraction s of school regula tions, and brooding unduly over the death of a friend or relative. What does a studen t do, then, if he recognizes these signs, or if someone sees them in another person? USF provides the Deve lopmental Center. If a student kn ow s that it exists, he has just to walk in and he say he has a problem and a psychologist is immediately available to him. Edwards says that abou t half of the students who come to the Center come in th is way. THE OTHERS ARE re ferred by the infirmary, the residence hall staff, faculty members, and other studen t s. The first people to notice a change in a student are hi s friends and his resident assis tant, who is backed by the resident instructors and coun selors, and the Deans . But what happen s when a student goes, or i s sent, to the Developmental Center? Dr. Edwards says, "We do not hav e instant analysis or any other kind of magical cure for his problems. We try to offer understanding and personal concern which is s o badly needed. "WE LEND H I M emotional support during the crisi s peri od while he regains his per spective and s t ability. We help him break down the overwhelming mass of pressures into its component parts with which he can deal more easily and effect iv e ly." These parts, usually, could hav e been taken care of be fore they were allowed to be come so depressing. Relig ious s tudent organiza tions and s choo l personnel are there for pers onal problems, Financial A id s can help with financial problems, and teachers can help with study and grade problems. ABOI:T 10 to 15 per cent of th e student body is seen at the Developmental Cen ter each year. This percentage is good, and consistent with those from other colleges and uni versities . 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