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The Oracle

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The Oracle
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The Oracle (Tampa, Fla)
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Wickstrom, Valerie ( Editor )
Wright, Sandra ( Managing editor )
Thompson, Sue ( Advertising manager )
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University of South Florida
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The Oracle continues Tampa times (USF Campus edition) and is continued by USF oracle.
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Published history is Vol. 1, no. 1 (Sept. 6, 1966) -- Vol. 23, no. 144 (Oct. 22, 1987)

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Photo courtesy of Sky and Telescope Oracle photo by Robin Clark County considers moving museum BY WAYNE SPRAGUE Oracle Staff Writer A proposal to locate a $2.7million county museum on USF's Tampa campus will be voted on by the Hillsborough County Commission near the end of January, accord -fng tO"i Richard Claville, chief assistant to the County Aaministrator. The proposal, tables by the Commission on Dec. 11, has met with enthusiastic response from USF administrators and faculty members. Related story on page 16 USF PRES. CECIL MACKEY has endorsed the proposal in a letter dated Dec. 11 to the county government. The letter said, "We at USF are enthusiastic at the prospect of developing such a program and hope that the stigating noise complaints will carry sound meters. So: if you dl'tect uniformed men carrying small boxes in your dampen the music, quiet the party, or just stop -nt lt>ast until they go away. Q\ -/\ I k' t.:l;;A li? l < THE COLLEGE of Engineering will be "con centrating on the impact of changing technology," Dean Ed Kopp said. Faculty are also discussing private funding and reviewing "ways to get more," he said. "We are attempting to see if we could collapse Friday classes," Kopp said. "I think for Qtr. 3 we can collapse this thing and truly have a four-day week in engineering with the day starting at 7:30 a.m. and last until 10:30 'p.m." BUSINESS AD-MINISTRATION Dean Howard Dye said it was "a bit too early to tell" what changes may occur in his college. He said college faculty are now making suggestions for possible college reorganization. "We will attempt to decide what clients we 1 would serve," Dye said. "We neep to have a re examination of our programs because things change so fast." Dye said he had heard discussions of a possible merger of the colleges of Fine Arts, Continued on page 15

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2-THE ORACLE January 8, 1974 3 'gate burglars granted parole WASHINGTON (UPil The U.S. Parole Board yesterday granted paroles effective l\tarch 7 to three Cuban-Americans convicted in the burglary at Democratic National Headquarters in the Watergate complex. They were Eugenio Martinez. Frank A Sturgis and Virgilio R. Gonzalez, all Miami residents who received identical four-year prison sentences after pleading guilty a yea; ago to burglary, wiretapping and conspiracy charges. Martinez Sturgis and Gonzalez are confined to the prison camp' at Eglin Air Force Base 85 injured SOUTH BAY (UPIJ Eighty five migrant cane field workers were injured and one killed yesterday when a bus went off a road and overturned at the foot of a steep embankment. A spokesman at GlRdes General Hospital at Belle Glade said four of the more seriously injured victims of the wreck were transferred to St. Mary's Hospital at West Palm Beach, and that many of the others had been admitted for observation at the local hospital. The Highway Patrol said the accident occurred on a private road as the bus headed into the sugar cane fields with migrant cane cutters. Committee hint WASHINGTON showed yesterday. According to the FHA, Sunday driving in city areas dropped by almost U per cent on Dec. 2 and Dec. 9, the two Sundays used in the survey. Driving on urban interstate highways also dropped by p.lmost 11 per cent but the greatest Sunday decrease 20 per cent was on interstate rural highways. Man trampled WEST PALM BEACH ase in tlw military's full consumption during tlw 1wxt thrt>e months A Plntagon spokesman. Jerry W. Friedheim. also said South Vietnam is now getting "almost all" of its ful'l needs on the open market and is no longer receiving more than 20,000 barrels a day for its armed forces from the U S Workers back DETHOIT (UPI l The Ford Motor Co. said yesterday that 5,5110 workers who had faced indefinite layoffs would be recalled to their jobs this week, partly because of the switchover to smaller cars at one assembly plant. Despite the callbacks, 4,000 Ford workers still are idled indefinitely. $25,000 spent TALLAHASSEE (UPI l State Tourism Director Morris Ford yesterday said that the Commerce Department spent "a little more than $25,000" last weekend on advertisements quashing rumors about the gasoline sh .ortage and its impact on vacation travel. weather Partly cloudy and mild today and tomorrow with highs in th(' HOs and lows in tht Ill id liOs. Good Tip for College Students Special University of South Florida Student Health Care Program Open Enrollment Extends Through January 23, 1974 The cost of an unexpected accident or illness could put you out of school unless you're prepared for it. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Florida plans offer you protection from the time you enroll in the p_rogram through s ept.14, 1974; ata special rate for University of South Florida students: Single: $26. 70 Family: $91.50 The _open enrollment for students will continue through January 23. Application forms and information are available at the Health Service Center, third floor of the University Center. We believe there's more to good health than paying bills. Blue Cross + V Blue Shield@ Blue Cross Association Associatio n o f Blue Shield Plans

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Oracle photo by Doc Parke!' No paper shortage here University offic.es continue to receive 8 x 11 noticeably blank memos from various departments, in this case from the UC Desk Staff. Educational Resources secretary Felicia Buda reads a pair. of "no activities" bulletins. An announcement from the Division of Procurement published in Intercom Dec. 7 reads, "The Cut Paper situation still deteriorates, and we are led to believe shortages on some items may continue for as long as seven years." Robinson files claim for Rice in suit BY SANDRA WRIGHT Managing Editor University General Counsel Larry Robinson last week filed a counterclaim as part of a lawsuit on behalf of Language Li terature Dean Philip Rice which Rice said yesterday he was not notified of and was not sure he approved. "I really didn't know he was going to do it," Rice said. "I have -the idea it's not something I'd like to do." THE answer and countercharge to an assault and battery suit against Rice by former student George MartinTrigona, called for Rice to receive "damages" but did not name a specific sum. The complaint alleged MartinTrigona "wilfully, wantonly and malkously committed an assault. on" Rice which caused him to be injured. Rice declined to confirm or refute the charges. "I am not going to answer that," Rice said. "I'd have him all over my neck." MARTIN-TRIGONA'S $50,000 lawsuit alleges Rice assaulted and battered him about the office last January when he went to the dean's office with an academic grievance. The counterclaim Robinson filed in circuit court last Wednesday claims Rice was the victim of an assault by Martin-Trigona. "Actually, it is one of the most likely things to happen in a case like this," Robinson said. He said the issue of "who started the thing" was a key issue in assault cases. "If you can f)rove the other person started it, then you have a case," Robinson said. ALTHOUGHthe complaint did not request a specific sum in damages "if we're asked to we will," Robinson said. However, Rice said he will discuss the matter with Robinson before further action is taken. "I honestly didn't know he (Robinson) was going to do it," Rice said. "He thought I had seen it in the mail but I hadn't. I just thought it was an office copy (of a deposition) and filed it away." New Years Resolution: To fill all my Rx's at the Village Prescription Center The only pharmacy in town where I can get a Student-Staff-Faculty discount on Rx's. Village Prescription Center 10938 N. 56th St. Hours: 10-6 mon.-Sat. Phone !188-3896 THE ORACLE -January 8, 1974 3 Butler says USF safe from shortage l'SF is not likl'ly to bl' facl'd with an l'1wrgy shortagl' in the near future. according to Charil's W. Butler. dirl'clor of lhl' llSF' PhysiGal Plant. Butler said last month he for sees no problems in getting future supplies of natural gas and electricity. USF's main energy sources. USF has had only one minor problem recently In getting enough natural gas from its supplier, Butler said. A technical problem forced Peoples Gas Company to stop delivery and Physical Plant had to switch over to its reserve power source. bunker-C fuel oil. The Switch lasted under 24 hours and less than 6,000 gallons of USF's 50.00ll gallon reserve were used. Bunker-C fuel oil is a highly polluting fuel and is used only in emergencies. "FOR THE LAST three years we have actually decreased our use of natural gas," Butler said. He cited increased efficiency and improved preventive main tenance of power plant equipment as reasons for the decrease. During the fiscal year 1969-70 (July 1 to June 30) USF consumed 'approximately 6,003,000 therms of natural gas, he said. During the fiscal year 1972-73 USF used only 5,478,000 therms, in spite of an increasing university population (One therm is equal to about lOD cubic feet of gas). "We do not expect to exceed last year's consumption figure" in 1973-74, Butler said. ALTHOUGH USF'S use of natural gas has decreased, the cost of obtaining it has risen sharply.he said. The average cost of gas in 1969-70 was 3.9 cents per therm, and it is now 6.25 cents per therm. USF now pays $342,000 a year for gas, an $107,000 increase over the 1969-70 cost. On campus, natural gas is used primarily to power the heating and air conditioning systems, Butler said. Water is heated or cooled, depending on the temperature, and then pumped underground to temperature control units in the various buildings, according to Bill Hickok, superintendant of utilities. THE BUILDING temperature 1s kept at an average of 75 degrees. Butler said because USF's system runs continuously year round, lowering the average ll'mpl'ratun 111 till' buildings to till in tlw winll'r and raising it in tlw summPr as rl'qutsttd by Prl'sidmt Nixon in his l'1wrgy policy stall'nwnts. would not save l'twrgy. llSF's !waling and tooling systtm cannot lw shut down l'ompletely lwcause of an acute humidity prohllm that would rl'sult. Bulllr said. 1.11.1 .\X .YOHKS, dinl'lor of spal'l' utilization ;1l1d analvliis said dima!P cont nil is vit:;r iri buildings with l'quipnient suchas computers and. rooms where ongoing resparch is !wing eon ductl'd. If tlw ltrpi.raturl' control system were turned off. humidity would also damagt books and paptrs. slw said. USF has had no probll'm ob taining l'leetrieal power. Butler said. Tampa Electric Company (TECO l uses coal primarily ( ll5-!l0 per cent l for power production and has not been affected by the oil shortage. The price of elec tricity has gone up though, Butler said. as has USF's demand for it. Accordirig to Jim Tawery of TECO. the increased price of el
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4 -THE ORACLE January 8, 1974 Academic issues face Mackey 1 9 7:!. l'\a tionally it w as a ye a r o f politic a l scanda l s and a n e n e r g y cri s i s a year of dis illu s i o nm ent as A m e r ica lost a m o r a lity-preaching ,i ce pr e sid ent who r es i g n e d f aci n g t a x e\'as i o n c h a r ges sa w imp ea chm e nt th rea t s dir ec ted a t a pr eside nt re-e le c t e d only a y ea r ea rli e r b y th e larg es t majorit y in his t o ry and ques tion e d th e authenticit y o f a \\'idely publiciz e d national fue l s hort a ge. IT \L\S \LSO a year of dis illu sio1i mentcfor .. m anvat USF A s the v ea r of the -O.'X lutiib e r ed .iil h ng t.h e cornmun i ty sa-M1 .mtsmarl'agem e nt 1e\i e fod at. Ph ysl'i;al Plant' h ea r d USF offici a ls sub poenaed t o answer charges of bio c ollusion, and saw activities of m a n y organizations curtailed without communit y consultation. Two major complaints prevail e d on campus The most often voiced grievance concerned the lack of community input in adm i nistrative decisions The mos t often whispered lament quest i oned t he Universit y' s prior i ties whicl:t seemed to be ba s ed on student personnel and material quantity rather than on academic quality. WlllTTLING A toothpick from a once sturdy branch of student and faculty input, the Admin istration completed a massive committee reorganization. In the shuffle many .viable committees .like the. Student Finance Committee, lost not onl y office space but .also their representative decisions Other committees found that even as they formulated their advice, decisions had been made using "alte.rnative" input. "Where do you want the money, ,Dr. Mackey?" USF, which praise for high academic standards, challenging programs, and well-qualified graduates, focused attention on a second-rate basketball team which IOst eight players in the course of the year, a national testing program which gives credit for scores many schools refuse to accept, and a fund-raising drive for construction of a sculpture rated not as the artist' s best work, but rather as his fargest. The Oracle has suffered its moments of disillusionment along with the rest of the campus. But rather than decry decisions of the past year, the Ora de would concentrate on the future The Administration is entering a new year with new opportunities fo achieve the respect of the University com munity. Dr Cecil Mackey and his staff can return usF to its pedestal of scholastic excellence and can regain the trust of campus members by acting to revive the democratic and academic principles necessary for universi'ty survival. -PLANS TO DISSOLVE Academic Affairs and portion its departments to Student Affairs should be reviewed carefully The Division of University Studies (for undecided majors) and ORACLE VALERIE WICKSTROM Editor SUE THOMPSON Advertising Manager ANPA Pacemaker Award 1969 SDX Mark of Excellence 1972 SANORA WRIGHT Managing Editor ACP All-American since 1967 MIKE ARCHER News Edit.or Photo Editor .................. ........... .. Robin Clark Layout Editor .... : .... :-, ... .............. Pete Dicks Sports Editor ..... ...... .. ............. Dave Moormann Entertainment Editor .... ... ........... David Rutman Copy Editor ............. ......... .... .. J e a n Trahan Adviser .... .... .................. ...... Leo Stalnaker News phones -974-2619, 2842, 2398 DEADLINES: G eneral ne;.,s 3 p m daily' for following day issue Advertising (with proof) Thursday noon for Tue sday, Friday noon for W ednesday, Monday noon for Thursday, Tuesday noon for Friday. Deadlines e xtended one day without proof. Clas sified ad s take n 8 a m .-noon iwo days before or by mail with payment enclosed. Advertisin9 rates on 974 2620 Monday through Friday, 8 a m.-s p.m. Stories and p icture s of interest to students may b e sub milled. to !hi! Oracle in LAN 469 or the suggestion boxes in the Library and !JC Admi s sions, two important s tanda r ds. setting areas, have been r ea ssigned and plans will soon b e c ompleted to move the Registrar s office as well These areas determine both the quantity and quality of USF stud e nts if the Administration can justify the move to Student Affairs arguing that these areas. concern students
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DOONESBURY lflfff ... 1Hl5 IS A PRC!IY IMPRSSIV& COUfiC.ilON ... A tor OF 816 NAME5 ... "HAR.01 10 WIT/I HAlf){i/1/W ... .SCP'TC/18#!.. 'l MTll PAN/. OH, IVtNV/I JUVe 20 tl!ITH HIKHEll/ \ by Garry Trudeau ftq-. 90Y,SIR, THAT'S A REAL. CO/.LtCTO/(S IT&M! \ YE5. rrs PR&TTY HARP TO I 6ET. .. Reader asks reasoning Editor: "J..ast year.I wrote a letter to you suggesting that you were wasteful of student funds. This based on the many leftover Orac.les. that cost nine cents per lrtters policy The Oracle welcomes letters to the editor on all topics. All letters must be signed and include the writer's student classification and telephone number. Letters should be typewritten triple spaced. The editor reserves the right to edit or shorten letters. copy. I have been complaif!ing to friends that you don't carry enough "student news." Also, it sometimes seems that-the "student news'' yoi.J do carry centralizes. around a few colleges and a few .individual groups. Another criticism I have heard voiced is that of sensationalism We all know what happened to the boy who always cried "wolf." In spite of these criticms (sic l 1 feel a sudden push to leave the ne!:t regrettable. Student Government should help you obtain as much time as possible. Careful planning is necessary to assure your survival. Perhaps you can see fit in your T.V. rebuttal to skip the rhetoric and show us your reasoning. Patrick Hayes 3ECN ONTESSORI DAY CARE CENTE -OPEN CLASSROOMS FOR 2 5 YEAR OLDS -LEARNING IS FUN AND BASED GROWTH & NEEDS -STRONG INTRODUCTION TO MATHEMATICS -READING-LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT-PHONICS -LARGE PRACTICAL LIFE AREA -INF ANT CARE AVAILABLE 914 NORTH CASTLE COURT 'Ir! N. s.J. a .SIJZ1'N APRIL MUtCAHE'i AJ\1J. DIRECfRESS OWNER THE ORACLE-January 8, 1974 5 Single students need Fontana Editor: The article in Tuesday's lNov. '27 l Oracle about the possible sale of Fontana Hall to USF was another of the long list of examples of the lack of regard for the welfare of USF students. Apparently both the Ad ministration and the owners of Fontana have failed to analyze the situation. The Administration seems to f P.el that Fontana can provide housing for married students. however there are many obvious reasons precluding this objective. First of all. it is obvious the rooms are .not presently suitable for occupation by families. There is. no kitchen space and the floor plans will not allow for it without drastic alteration. During the time required for these alterations. the rooms will be unavailable to anyone at all. Secondly and perhaps most importantly, where will the 800plus current residents live after the conversion? Few. if any are married, USF dormitories are already crowded. DeSoto Hall is now an old age home, and private apartments are beyond the financial re(lch of many Fontana residents, including myself. UAS THE Administration considered these points? I think nOt. What the whole thing down to is this: USF wants to buy Fontana to house married students and thereby "unhouse" twice as many current residents who will have no satisfactory housing. Even if only half of Fontana's rooms were converted. about 400 unmarried students will be ousted. Northwestern Mutual. owners of Fontana. will doubtless be overjoyed to get rid of the place; their. interest. in it is most likely solely financial. To them, the sale may be beneficial. But is it beneficial to USF or the BOO USF students residing at Fontana Hall? Will a trade-off of gaining housing for possibly 400-odd married students versus losing housing for twice as many single students be advantageous? These BICYCLE SALES AND REPAIRS are the questions I can only hope the Administration will consider carefully before making a dtcision. I hope it will not follow its quasi-official policy of ignoring students. as evidenced by the cutting of'the URR and the attl'mpts to nmove both the Oracle and the Student Heaith St>rvict> from the campus. Flavio Risech 3PSY Editor's note: Th" University l'las .. not purchased FolT,lana. afiCi. accordin!J to Dr. Howell, vice presidenf.lor Student Alhave not" housing to marriedstudents. 01.t we got Fontana ... we'd look al as many different ways as we could lo provide housing tor a wide variety of said. ''TherP. are no plans tc> lin,it hoUsing to marrierl s!udents." THE QUAD FATHER is the HARMON KARDON 900 + with the most advanced built-in CD-4 built-in S Q Decoder built-in Synthesizer built-in Straping Feature also twin power supplies POWER Stereo RMS 90/90 at 8 ohms Quad RMS 32/32/32/32 at 8 ohms o distortion .15% at full rated power 0 frequency response 1 to 100,000 Hz= 1 db (if you can exceed the response and distortion specs of this unit we II give you a Harmon Kardon free) ONLY AT STEREO WORLD 9312 t} Bt1Scft,Blvw.;;_ @pent Jti t free BASF cassette just for coming in

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J.anuary 8,. 1174 'City lights' to continue Chaplin The Charles Chaplin Retrospective series, sponsored by the Florida Center for the Arts, continues Friday as the Film Arts Series presents ''C ity Lights "City_ 1931, was made 'as a silent -filrn as Cha plil;l /to .reject dialoe:ue in his filmsIT WAS Chaplin's opinion that sound would destroy the universal appeal of his tramp character. His only concession was to add a musical score to the film. "City Lights" tells of the friendship between the tramp and a blind girl and the tramp's part in restoring her sight The film will be presented Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7 and 9:30 in the ENA. series THE OTHER films in the series will be: "A King in New York," Chaplin's 1957 sp(lof of rock and roll <:1nd McCarthyism, presented Jan. 18-20. The Gold Rush" and "Pay Day, two Chaplin silents on Jan. :25-27. "MONSIEUR. VERDOUX," a 1947 film in which Chaplin abandons the tramp character to become a modern day Bluebeard. It runs Feb. 1-3. "The Circus" and "The Im migrant," two more silent films showing Feb. 8-10. "Limelight," the closing film in the series. Made in 1952, Chapiin stars with Buster Keaton in a depiction of age giving way to youth. ADlVIISSlO!'ll TO each film is $1.50. Library has films Charlie at the circus. peace on earth 1Let It Be' plugs album Creativity is the topic of the new Film Series for Adults at Tampa Public Library tonight at 7 : 30 p .m Open to the public free, the program will be presented in the Library Auditorium. WRITERS, dancers, and artists create works to interpret their experiences in "Reflections in Space" followed by Bolero," a behind the scene look at the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and Wondering About Things." by DAVID RUTMAN Entertainment Editor The last film made by the world-wide acclaimed singing group The Beatles, "Let It Be," is unfortunately their worst. The film presented by the Student Entertainment. and Activities Committee as the first film in this quarter' s Tuesday Night Special series, is devoid of plotline, unlike the group's other films: "Help!", "Yellow Submarine," and "A Hard Day's Night." "Let It Be trudges along making a major disappointment of what turned out to be the Beatles' farewell film. THE FILM IS a form of cinema verite production of a typical Beatles recording session, as they are preparing for a new album In this case, it seems that the film is one long, boring, tedious commercial plugging the "Let It Be" soundtrack album. This would seem unecessary, con sidering all Beatles albums sell well but calling the "Let It Be" album a soundtrack enabled them to charge more for the record, thus reaping more profits into the pockets of John, Paul. George and Ringo. Tht> rehearsal itself is not at all inttn-sting to watch except to the most die hard fanatics. TIU: OSI.\" lllGllSPOT of the film is the rooftop .concert per formtd by the Beatles to throngs below. Even that is insufficient in raising the \'it\wrs .intt>rt>sl after hearing lht over and over in the l'th\:in-al stage. Not Even the lwnrt itst of souls l'an listen to the s:mw l'Onstantly in a short llt'ri,'tt. "l.tt lt "'"' is a ltrriblt film as a f'\'llll film. n tl>diul11' txampJe of a '"''mmttdal and a sad rOck tiffit Th e film will be presented tonight at 7:30and lOp.m in LAN 103. Admission is 75 cents U N I V E R S IT Y r .. BICYCLE CENTER READ ORACLE CLASSIFIED ADS! present 2 PuLlic Programs Devotees 1Jf GURU MAHARAJ n 16 year old perfect Maste1: Film-"Who is Guru Maharaj Ji?" SALES and REPAIRS l220 E. Fletcher Ave. < Winner of Golden Jury Award at the Atlanta Film Festival) Also, Mahatma Rajeshwar, close disciple of Guru Maharaj Ji, will speak 'Franchised Dealer ( >111 H:OO nm t.:00 pm .,, 1-:?277 BOOKX FREE 7:30 pm January 9 January 10 Ragan Park, Corner of Lake and 13th St. CHANGE END THE USED BOOK BUYING BATTLE BUY STUDENT BOOKS AT STUDENT PRICES UC 103 COLLECTIONS FROM STUDENTS Dec. 3,4,5,6& 7 Jan .. 2&3 .SALES Jan. 4,7,8,9.10 &11 9am to 4pm RETURN OF-UNSOLD BOOKS Jan. 14,15, 16, 17,& 18 ONLY! 9am to4pm : .. _.. .. .:, .. ,,..,_ -

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THE ORACLE-.. January 8, 1974 Show premieres tonight ALWIN NIKOLAIS and his dance troupe have performed in thE,{ l )$..{ D a nee i h ,, _:_.,:,','.':.",_:.::: ,,:_:,,_,_ ve a ff a i r Europe, South America, and the Middle East in both commercialj#.ijt.3::: #.::! and performances sponsored by tbe U S. State Department. N$f#:!#.W? ::;:::::::::choreographs all works for his jJ\i/.f'' BY AliHA BIGHA:vl JdtW theories .. .,. THE PROGRAM is sponsored bv. the Florida Center ..._ ....... .. .... ,. ....................... ...... d 1 dd "t" N:it.113:tENTS CAN still enroll in Modern Dance I, scheduled Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8-10 a .m. The class is especially geared to those who have never danced. No audition is required for enrollment. For more information, contact lhe Dance Department, Theatre Arts Building 230, 974-2614. fie ld through Iecturedemonstrations by guest artists and faculty film artists. THE COURSE, reference number l!J75, Art 481. sec tion 90 1, may be tak e n with o ut. prerequisites For further in formation contact th e College of Fine Arts Advising Office, 20 78. $100amonth fora few good men in college. January 8, &9 Andros Office & Classroom Bldg. AOC 105 Ask for Captain F. W. GRIFFIN Marine Corps Officer Selection Officer ............................ "We Sell tlte lest & Fix tit lest" 237 EAST DAVIS Bl VD. Tampa, Florida 33606 Phone 255-136 l Hardware Keys llllade l 5 SPEEDS 1 0 SPEEDS J SPEEDS LIGHTWEIGHTS FOLDAWAYS TANDEMS ADULT TRIKES Master Charge llOYS GIR.LS BUU BIKES. Financing Hours: M, w. f 16 am: 8pm NOll: All blies sold fully auembled ar.d tested Tu. Mercier Sekine Bottecchia and s1H'IJS''''''"'or:::the actor witl( .... the The finest in bicycles, occt!>Sories and apparel. "motive" techniques of the SALES PARTS REPAIRS RENTALS 0 ,.q E-4 Now Celebrating Our 2nd Anniversary Serving the USF Community We feed your Mind, Body, & Spirit serving fresh & wholesome natural foods 7 * I t The U .S. M arine Corps Platoon Lea ders Clas s offe rs ;111 unde r wadua t e a convenient way to work towards both i1 diplomC1 and a Marine Corps commiss i o n ;5326 E. Busch Blvd. Mon. Sat. 11 am 9 pm PL C member s a tt end only s urnrn e r tr aining sessi o n s, so theres n o interf e r e nce with th eir acad emic, ,1thl t't1c. ;rnd soci;il life ML'llll1L'r s whn bccornc c?lig1bl c rn;1y ;ipply for ;-i monthly of S 1 iJU y m onth uf ltlt : y e < .lr. T hill s doll, ir s .1 V'<11. w1tt1 ; i rn
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8-THE ORACLE January 8, 197-t Speech tryouts set Tryouts for two of this quarter's productions of the Department of Speech Communications conclude today in afternoon and -evening sessions open to all students regardless of major. "The Diary of Anne Frank;'; the department's first Literature Hour, holds tryouts this afternoon from 4 to 6 p.m. in LAN. 103. A student production, the show is adapted and directed by Marcia Deming, who may .be contacted in LAN 428 for further details. Presentation dates .are Jan. 30 and Feb. 6. "CHILD OF THE Sea" is described as "an original Chamber Theater of Dreams," written and directed .by George Randolph. His tryouts finish today from 4 to 6 p.m. in LAN 478, or he may be reached in LAN 425. Performance dates are Feb. 13 and 20. The third Literature Hout of this quarter will be "Passionella and Other.s," featuring th:! care tooning and playwriting effortsof Audition is planned Auditions for the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta "Trial by Jury" will be held by the Music Department today from 5-7 p.m. in TAR 130. The audition is open to anyone interested. "Trial by Jury" is planned as a part of the Victorian Counter Culture Conference taking place Feb. 27 through Mar. 2. "TRIAL BY Jury" will be presented Mar. 2 at 2 p.m. Annamary Dickey is producer-director. Jules Feiffer as adapted and directed by Bernard Downs. Tryoutsfor this show will be next Monday and Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m. in LAN 480. Copies of the script may be obtained from Downs in LAN 427. Presentation is on Feb. 27 and March 6. Jan. 14 and 15 are also tryout dates for the major production, "Jack the Ripper, or, Scenes from the Buried Life" adapted and directed by Dr. R. J Schneider. Described as a "Victorian Counter Culture show adapted frorri first hand accounts of crime, drugs, sex, and anti-establishment revolt," the show will hold its tryouts in LAN 478 starting at 7: 15 p.m. It will be prese11ted Mar. land 2 at 8 p.m. i\NY STl'DENTS receiving a part in any of the above shows may receive credit for their work by signing up for SPE 322, Oral Interpretation Performance. One of the interpretation professors may be contacted for details. This quarter also features a student Interpretation Honors Program, presenting outstanding readings by students in the -department. Auditions for this program will be held Wednesday, at 2 p.m. in LAN 478. The presentation date is .Jan. 23. All Literature Hour production dates are on Wednesdays at 2 p.m. in LAN 103, except "Jack the Ripper," which will be presented Friday and Saturday, Mar. 1 and 2 at 8 p.m., also in LAN 103. i\leed a ride? Check the ORACLE CLASSIFIEDS SALE! ....... SALE! SALE! i I j. I-; :up to 90'!1 0 on on F y pants_.:.tops-dresses'._,-'.,. : shoes jewelry All reduced ior : this great_ sale OUTRAGEOUS VALUES .... /. v Circus time The popular spectacle known as the ''Greatest Show on Earth," the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, will appear in 12 shows In the Bayfront Center in St. Petersburg today through Sunday. The all-new 104th edition of the circus will spotlight an International cast of circus performers, several making theii American debuts. Featured in the "Greatest Show on Earth" will be the German Democratic Republic's Samel Mixed Animal Act, Charly Baumann and his Royal Bengal and Siberian Tigers, The Flying Gaonas, plus high wire artists" wild animals and of course, plenty of clowns. Tickets are priced at $3.50 to $5.50. -Dave Heinz Imports Sales Service Parts 238 8485 1101 E. Hillsboro. Ave. I I SAVE With An Oracle Classified Ad DONATE ON A REGULAR BLOOD PLASMA PROGRAM AND RECEIVE UP TO $45 A MONTH BRING STUDENT ID OR THIS AD AND RECEIVE A BONUS WITH YOUR FIRST DONATION HYLAND DONOR CENTER 238 W. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, Fla. 33602 appointment available to fit your class Monday through Friday call 253-2844 PANDO COMPANY in association with RAY8[Rl PRODUCTIONS presents ,, .... ,R ell!i!/ RJDl!R PETER FONDA DENNIS HOPPERJACK NICHOLSON Written by PETER FONDA DENNIS HOPPER Directed by DENNIS HOPPER Produce_ d by PETER FONDA Associate Produi:er WILLIAM H/NWARD TERRY SOUTHERN Executive Producer BERT SCHNEIDER Released by COLUMBIA PICTURES Wednesday, January 9 Thursday, January 10 LAN J03. $1.00. ... ... .............. -7 :30 & 9:30 pm Film Art Series

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THE ORACLE -January 8, 1974 NII\OLAIS DANCE THEATRE Tonight! Wednesday January 8 and 9 University Theatre .Tickets $4.00 USF Full Time Students $2.00. Theatre Box .Office open today and tomorrow 1:15 -4:30pm ph 97 4-2323 LO, NDON: "N9 one is today's_ theatre possesses a visually more innovative or original mind. With his wildly beautiful stage effects and compelling multimedia switch-ons, he is, in my opinion, The greatest pure showman in American theatre." "Alwin Nikolais is plugged into a high' voltage fantasy world. He manipulates dancers, intricate lighting, and electronic sound to create a 'total theatre' like none other." ''I do not believe there is a more beautiful, original, or imaginative sight in London thari Alwin Nikolais' 'Tent.''' Clive Barnes, New York Times Time Magazine London Times' Program includes: Sanctum Suite, Fixations (preview prior to Broadway) and Tent (300th performance) originally in 1968 by the .University of South Florida 9

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10-THE ORACLE \ \ \ Oracle ph'oto by Doc ParKer Robot to meet Regents .. The USF College of Engineering's battery-powered robot Cecil will meet the BOR this week, and in February will be demonstrated at Engineering '74. Open meeting set BOR member says Oracle shouldn't go BY SAND Hi\ WHIGllT Oracle Managing Editor Chester Ferguson, nine-year veteran of the Board of Regents < BOR) said last week he does not feel the Oracle should be moved off campus "I frankly don't favor that," Ferguson said. "I think it has more than a training function; it is a growing-up experience. FEHG USON declin e d to speculate whether the BOR would approve USF. Pres. Cecil Mackey's decision to move the student newspaper off campus Mackey has announced he plans to move th e paper off university grounds and cut ties with it. with d evis ing a s uitabl e plan for moving the paper to in dep e ndenc e will meet tomorrow at I : 3 0 p.m. in the Library Lounge to discuss legal ramifications of forming a pri v ate corporation. The meeting will be open and Chairman Margaret Fisher assistant to the vic e president for Student Affairs, said yesterday "We are inviting anyone who has anything to say to come." Seven vie for director But since the BOR must approve actions of university presidents the regents could veto Mack e y 's decision. However, BOR Chairman Marshall Criser has expressed support for the off campus idea and said he favors it. "We will have to take a good look at that Ferguson said She said the group will not begin to establish an independent Oracle until they obtain a legal opinion concerning'" whether it is "conflict of interest" for state employes to form private cor porations. of Educational Resources THE BOARD of Student Publications charged by Mackey Seven persons, two of them from USF are being considered to fill the position of director of Educational Resources, Dr. William Scheuerle, assistant vice presideQt for Academic Affairs, said Friday'. The two USF candidates are Dr. Manny Lucoff, acting Educational Resources director, and Ken Stanton, of Educational Resources, Scheuerle said. The names were submitted to the Office of Academic Affairs by a faculty committee, headed by Dr. Carnot Nelson THE POSITION was left empty last summer when former Director Gerhard Eichholz was qismissed. It was later disclosed that Eichholz had substantial control of an audio-visual com pany which he had not disclosed in statements to administrators; "I know that (conflict of interest) has been a problem in the past, but l don't think it will be with any of these people," Scheuerle said "We are trying to get a person who will be best qualified to fill the poSition Nelson said the search had surveyed about 70 potential candidates before choosing the final list of nominees Scheuerle declined to name the five persons outside USF because not all of theose being considered had been notified VICE PRESIDENT for Academi c Affairs Carl Riggs and Scheuerle will begin interviews later this month, Scheuerle said, but noted -all candidates may not be interviewed. File now for Positions The filing period for SG can didacy began last Friday and will remain open until 2 p.m Friday, Jan. 18. Pres. Bill Davis said that practically all SG positions are open. CANDIDACY forms may be obtaiied in the SG office, UC 156 Elections will be held Jan .. 30 and 3l, Davis said. IMPO :RT ANT NOTICE Filing is now open for candidates for S.G. positions. Candidate for S.G. President, and Senators can file from 9 to 5 in UC 156. Filing closes at 2 pm Jan. 18th: Elections will be held January 30-31 paid for by Student Government Scheuerle said he is not sure when the position will be filled but said it would probably not happen before September is the person chosen is from another institution "I would not think someone could cut his ties with an institution within a month," Scheuerle said. I would not think that would be appropriate." DRUGS We will save you money on THE DRUG SHOP "The small super discount drug store" 10905 Nebraska Phone 971-84()1 GUYS & GALS 119 Bullard Parkway 56th St. & Busch Blvd. New quarter new clothes Name brands Levi Wrangler Male Screwdriver Cheap Jeans JEANS SLACKS KNIT TOPS KNIT VESTS Formerly THE BETTER HALF Now FACTORY PANTS

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WALK TO CLASS THERE IS AN THE ORACLE -January 8:, 1974 11 APARTMENTS AT DORMITORY PRICES ALTERNATIVE It is now possible to live in a luxury apartment at a cost comparable to that of most dormitories and walk to class as well. La Mancha Dos is located 1 block from campus an d rent is only $72-90 per month. Plus, at La Mancha Dos you have all the traditional advantages of luxury apartment living. including the privacy of your own bedroom, a full kitchen, living and dining rooms, wall-to-wall shag carpeting, heat and air. We also off er planned social activies, recreation rooms, pools, T. V. lounge, pinball, billiards, ping pong, tennis and basketball. Soon there will also be sauna and exercise rooms. ALL THIS AT A PRICE THAT EVEN THE DORMS HAVE TROUBLE MATCHING. So join the new movement to La Mancha Dos. Reservation!" for next quarter now being accepted. l"a l\'lancha Dos Apts. 13700 N. 42nd St. (Off Fletcher Ave.) Phone 971-0100

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12 -THE ORACLE Arthur Jones I ... has heart, but lacks hei g h t Us b i g mnn Jack James I I .. performances puzzling January 8, 1974 Warren Walk : .. hampered wllh I njur ies -----------.. John Kiser missed last tour games with a nkle ailment t:SF (;9 9(j 8 9 9 0 101 88 8 1 I O : l !14 55 !19 I G e r ald l ong ... rebounder, but o nl y 7.4 uvcrngc Leon Smith .. leads Brahmans in assists Oracle art by Terry Kirkpatrick So-so, so far OPP TO:\ITE The C itad e l Florid a 8 1 1 -10 Miss i ssippi St. F l o rida T ec h 76 1-16 Flo rid a A & M 1 1 9 Flo rid a Sta t e Ark a nsas S t a t e 9 1 1-21 Missouri-St. Louis T enne s see 117 1 -26 L o n g I s land M e r ce r 85 1 -30 In A ctio n 2-2 Rho d e I s land T ennessee T ec h 84 2 9 F l orida S t a t e O l d Dominio n 113 2-11 Dayton :v!isso uriSt. L ouis 93 2J(j A r ms trong S t a t e 2-1 9 Florid a South e rn Valpa r a iso 70 2-22 C hic ag o St. L ours 57 2-2 : l West F l o rid a W es t F l orida 90 2 26 Butle r we s erve fun (also pizza) AND USF hosts Citadel By DAVE MOORMANN Oracle Sp. orts Editor USF s basketball team is finding out the hard way that you can't win without the ball. In their past two games, the 5-6 Brahmans have fallen by a total of three points ; in part due to USF's inability to rebound. "WE 'SHOT reasonably well, but our rebounding under their board hurt us Coach Don Williams said of Satqrday's 90-89 setback to West Florida And things don't get easier, as the Brahmans face a talented Citadel squad today at 7 :30 p.m. at Curtis Hixon --te;irdln g the 8-1 Bulldogs is 6 '9" Richard Johnson who Williams calls a horse on the boards." TRYING to match muscle with Johnson will be < Gerald Long USF's top rebou n der w ith a 7.4 averag e and 6 8 Warren Walk, the Brahman s biggest man Returning to the lineup after an absence of nearly four games will bl' John Kiser who i njured an ankle in a victory over Missouri-St. Louis. It s a matter of bracing up the sp rah1 and getting the size back;'' Williams said of Kiser's injury. "Having him back will' give us strength on the boards and give us some of the quickness we need THROUGH ITS first six games, USF has been out-reoounded and scored, yet Williams is op timistic about his squad which carries a 4-1 home record into tonight's action "We' ve made good progress defensively and reboundwise," he said of the team's per formance during the quarter break'. "We're coming on. According to Williams USF has played poorly only three times all season : The last half agains t Old Dominion ( a 113-81 loss ) the first half against Florida (a 81-69 defeat ) and some against St. Louis ( a 5 7 55 setback ) ALTHOUGH t he Brahmans using o nly a nine man squad have ple ased Williams the inju ry problem i s e ver present. Nagg e d with bac k and knee trouble s is Walk who hasn t been able to perform at his best a nd having Kiser out of the lin eup has been detrimental to USF. "We can't afford any injuries particularly in the center position although Tim
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Beefy Wright THE ORACLE -January 8, 1974 13 Baseball skipper leaving BY DAVE MOORMANN Oracle Sports Editor Baseball Coach "Beefy" Wright is one to accept a challenge. Since 1956 h e has been tackling the odds, first building an athlet ic program at Broward Junior College, then b ecoming USF's first and only baseball coach in 1966, th e Brahman's first season. WHIGllT :\OW faces another c hallen ge that of Dean of Boys at Greco Junior High. No longer a part of USF's staff, Wright will remain as baseball coach for the 1974 season. A former aquatics instructor at USF, Wright assum ed his present dut i es Jan. 3. I:\ EIGHT SEASO:\'S, Wright has led USF teams lo a n 110-111 overall record, with last year's team attaining the winningest mark of 23-16. leave heavy r esponsibi lit y with," Wright s aid of USF s catcher for the past two seasons. "I don't know if I could sw ing it if not for him. DA VIS, a former St. Petersburg Junior College star, is studying for his masters in ph ys ical education at USF Howell to switch Williams' salary I took the job under the conditions that I could coach here," he explained. I think it's better this way. I'd hate to drop the boys at this late date." Wright said he left USF for public school administration because, "I feit like I wanted to rriake a change. I hadn't planned to do anything in the middle of the yea r but it was such an excellent opportunity, I was afraid not to take it." Faced with a 42-game schedule beginning in March, Wright conducted his first day of yesterday. Because of his duties at Greco, Wright said he will be half-an hour late for the 3: 30 p.m. praciices but explained that assistant coach Jeff Davis will be on hand befor e his arrival. Entering his final season as Brahman skipper, Wright is optimistic about the team's chances. "The pitching on paper lookr, better," he explained, "and for the first time we're going to have people pushing other p eople for positions." BY MIKE KASZUBA '\ssistant Sports Editor Dr. Joe H owell vice-president for Student Affairs, disclosed yesterday head basketball coach Don Williams has been given a one-year notice his position will no longer be funded by teaching and research funds. However, Howell said no decision has been reached as to w h a t source Williams' salary will come from. "Basically there are three kinds of funds, How ell said "'teachingresearch, administrative-professional, and career service. Last year, all of our coaches had been funded by teaching-researc h and it had been my intention to move some people because teaching is a duty related field I was also en couraged by our Chancellor t>l\ till p m in the gyrns rntim l\,g1111\111g :rnd ;1d1anred men :11\d W<>lllt'll art' tm ouraged to :l ll< 'lld. :
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No charges expected TIIE ORACLE-January 8, 1174 Bid investigation closes today by S:\:\DR:\ \\'RIGHT :\lanaging Editor Members of a legislative committee tonight will complete their rev iew of bidding on a USF audio-visual project and decide whe.th e r they will seek prosecution on charges of bid c o llusion and confli c t of intere st. legislative source s have said. PlanningContinued fnm page I Social Science and LanguageLiterature. But he and other officials emphasized all alternatives are being considered and the formal recommendations will be presented in March. LANGUAGE-LITERATURE Dean Philip Rice said he favors establishment of a College of Arts and Letters which would include some subjects now housed in his college Fine Arts and Social Science. He said he would like a school of communications, possibly combining speech, m ass communications, and -theatre established within the Arts and Letters college "What we need is better organization," Rice said. "We need a better way of bringing students in Dr. Donald Saff dean of Fine Arts said he had "very positive feelings toward the planning process. He said each depart ment of his college will make planning suggestions. "TllE OBVIOUS question is the long range one of film Sa ff said. "It has been d iscussed and has been considered for a long t ime." Saff and Rice said there is a possibility of USF establishing a cinema program which would incorporate artisti c cinematography and documentary film. Such suggestions, like others, are under review, Rice said. Acting Social Science Dean Travis Northcutt said his college is preparing a list of outside funding sources currently used. He said department chairmen and faculty were working on reorganization suggestions. "There is probably as much inter-college cooperation in volved in this as I have ever seen in a university," Northcutt said. "How long it will last I don't know.'" ACTING NATURAL SCIENCE Dean James Ray said college faculty are involved in long range planning but are not considering major reorganization. "I think any long-range plans would await appointment of a permanent dean," Ray said. Education Dean Roger Wilk said the college council, com posed of staff, students and faculty will be the principle planning group for his college. Mackey said Vice President for Finance and Planning Bert Hartley will coordinate the planning process for the University and will meet with him, Vice President for Academic Affairs Carl Riggs and Dr. James Dickinson assistant vice president for Academic Affairs, in March to begin assessing all suggestions from all areas of USF. Faculty in each department "are supposed to" be involved. ruims said. Florida Rep. Kenneth '"Buc.ldy'" l\lacKay. D-Ocala. said he does not expect criminal prosecution to result from the imcstigation. Howe\er. h e lw exp e c t s dc\elopment of some recommendations which \\ould tighten"' procedures at the University. "B.\SED 0., testin1ony I ha\' e h eard thus far. I would b e sur prised to see any charge s o r criminal action come out of it." MacKav said. "What action the Board of Hegent s ( BOH l would take I am not s ure, I would think scme steps could be taken to see their procedures are tightened up." 1\lacKay said he would recomnwnd 'turning the matter o\er to ci\'il authorities if e\idence substantiates contractor :\rt l\laynors charges of conflict of interest. l\Iaynor. unsuccessful low bidder for a campus project. charged conflict of interest when the contract was gi\en to a company which evidence showed had comph.'ted over half the project before bidding opened BEBT 11.\BTLEY. l 'SF \ice president for Finance and Planning who irwcstigated l\laynor's claims for the Uni\'ersity said he didn"t '"know anything about" tonight"s nweting. lie said he hoped the would complete it"s l'l'view at this nweting "since it has been undl'r question for approximately two and one half yt'ars." '"If then' is a rwed to change our procedures and the com mittee wants to propose those changes. Wt' will be glad to consider those c!1anges." 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16 -THE ORACLE January 8, 1974 1 Angel' makes forecast Kohoutek theories varied Totem iole marks' current musemn site BY :\IIKE ARCHER Oracle :'\ews Editor "In February of this year I wa s out in my banana boat measuring the yaw pitch .. and roll of the UniversE: .. So begins Wisconsin lawyer Edward Ben Elson's theory of ''Inter-galactic Spaceship 'salvation," an imaginative scenario involving Kohoutek, 144,000 miniaturized humans one black angel, an astro-escalator, and a world-wide petroleum flood ELSON SAID FRIDAY from his home in MacFarland, Wis. he had expected the world to drown in a sea of oil Christmas day, with Kohoutek hovering above his roof ready to load a cargo of miniature humans for a voyage to "what I assumed would be a heavenly place Elson said Kohoutek was scheduled to drop an astroescalator to his roof to transport himself and the little people from Earth to another world.United Press International reported Elson' s "little people" last month. IN AN EARLIER visit from a "block womanly angel with a serene smile" Elson said he was warned of Earth's coming. destruction and told to wait on his roof Christmas Eve. Elson said the angel materialized when he was sailing a banana-shaped boat on unknown seas te s ting his theory of composition of the Universe. He said he beli e ves Earth is emersed in a "membrane floating freely within a liquid sea of light. "Anyway," Wison said "there I was waiting on the roof and I didn't see any oil. I began to get suspicious. but then discovered that pn the Gregorian calendar Christmas isn't until Jan. 7 Elson said the destruction of Earth will be accomplished when Kohoutek swerves near the planet Venus this week causing it to drop out of it's regular orbit and wreak havoc on Earth, pulling petroleum reserves out of the ground and spilling them over the globe "I've long been in favor of intuition over intellect he said. Elson could not be contacted by press time last night, but rumor has it he's been waiting on his roof since yesterday LESS INTUITIVE astronomers are disappointed with what was only weeks ago dubbed the "Comet of the Cen tury." "It's a flop," Astronomy Department Chairman Dr. .Heinrich K Eichhornvon Wurmb said' y esterday EiChhom said astronomers can predict the iocation of the comet "with uncanny accuracy" but Proposed museum move favored by USF leaders BY WAYNE SPRAGUE Oracle Staff Writer A proposal to move the Hillsborough County Museum of Natural History to the USF campus has met with favorable reaction from several University leaders. IN A LETTER to the Count)i Commissioners Pres. Cecil Mackey said that the Museum "could be a significant cooperative venture between the County and the University. "Our Departments of Anthropology, Astronomy and Biology are particularly in terested in joint programs," and the Colleges of Fine Arts, Language-Literature, Engineering and Education would also benefit from and contribute to the museum, he said. The work of both graduate and undergraduate. students could be of great value to the museum, Mackey said. .. Kushner said USF can provide experts to man the Museum while the Museum would not only aid the Anthropology Department but would assist USF in its mission as an urban-oriented university. He said the Museum will place special emphasis on the local area and people, which would be of great help to urban research and services. ACCORDING TO Dr. Martin M. Lagodna, assistant professor of history, the "Museum would be a worthwhile adjunct to education in history Through the study of artifa<."'l:s and interpretive displays a history museum is important for the teaching of historical un derstanding .'' Lagodna said there are students atUSF who would like to get training in museum direction and administration If the Museum becomes a reality, USF would profit by developing a museum program, he said. The program would include museum education and administration, conservation and interpretation of objects and display and documentation techniques WELCOME BACK Good Luck I 1974 "unfortunatC'ly. we cannot pndi c t how bri ght it will be BEL\l'SE E:\HTll \"IEWEHS SC'(' lC'ss than one per cent of KohoutC'k s Iola I orbit. it is dif ficult lo tC'!I whC'ther the orbit is a parabola or an C'lipse. he said Astronomy professor Dr. Haywood Smith said Kohoutek. like all comets. consists of three parts: an icy nucleus. a head or coma. and a tail. He said the comet was discovered last March by Lubos Kohoutek in West Germany "It's been called a dirty snowball Smith said of the 10 to 100 mile thick nucleus, a chunk of frozn gas full of rock and dust. The tiny fraction of Kohoutek's orbit seen from Earth is enough to show it's orbit is closed The comet will return in 50,000 or 500,000 years, he said. KOllOUTEK is now floating near Venus and Jupiter, Eichhorn said. and it is no brighter than Polaris, the North Star. Anyone with field glasses can see it. "Just _look in the sky around Venus for a planet with a tail," Eichhorn said JACKSON'S BICYCLE STORE 1 11.ol Buffalo Ave Phone 232-0661 1 South to Buffalo exit 'h block west of Flo Ave Quality and Reasonable Prices are our standard 'Discounts to USF Studentf. and Staff Continued. WHEELCHAIR WHEELS-REP AmED-RETIRED Fraternity House Barbershop (Sebring Certified)'(U nisex Shop) SHAGS. STYLING LA YER Cl/TS RAZOR CUTS Appointments Available Hours daily 9-6 thurs.&fri. 9-7:00 13520 UNIVERSITY PLAZA & 4803 BUSCH PLAZA PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTB CENTER 11150 NORTH 30THST. TAMPA FLA ... .:v .--. AND ACCESSORtES

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( t: I A A s s I H II 4 II s ) THE ORACLE -January 8, 1974 [ HELP WANTED ) SERVICES OFFERED I ( FOR RENT ) COMPLETE WATERBED ........ $54:95 STUDENTS! Full or part time op enings are a v ailable to earn money s elling i ce cream i n your are a The hours will be arrange d to fit your cla s s .schedule. Circus Man Ice Cream 876 -5263 461 0 W Ohio Av e EARN a little sp ending money and still have lime lo sludy. Babysi t live nights. Call 971 7137. 5100 WEEKLY possibl e addressing mail f o r f irms. Full and part-time at home. Send stamped sell-addressed envelope to COMMACO, BOX 157, ROUND ROCK TEXAS, 7861-4. WANTED Student' Guides to .sbow campus to new and. Work at your convenience' Call or stop by CTR 22' 2 { MISC. FOR SALE ) WICKER AND RATTAN FURNITURE H eadboards, Chai rs, Tables, P eacock Chairs, Shelves, Baskets, S tools, STRAW MARKET, 11154 N 30th St between Bu sch & Fowle r 977 5907 WE ARE the Guitars Friends, a mail orde r guide for acou s t i c i nst ruments & supplies W e carry guitars as Martin, Guild, Ovation, Dobco, Yamaha; Hohne r harps ; dulcimers; banjos; recorders; boo ks strings, picks and more We are able to d iscount most items 25 per cent & have immedia t e shipping. A free catalogue will be s ent out upon Guitar Friend, 1240 Brogan, Stockbridge, M ich. 4 9285 ( PERSONAL l HEYMel, Meryle, everyone is back and l ine. Thanks for all the cards + kee p them coming. W e think of you ofte n -read your oracle s in good h ealth. Love from Fontana Din. D i n Crowd. DESPERATE? PREGNANT? NEEL> HELP? Call SOLVE 227-8461. We provi d e maternity clothes-baby clothes-housing. jobs.transportation & financial assistanc e 227-8 4 61. ABORTION is safe. Abortion i s legal. In Clearwate r call toll free for information. Dial 1-800 432-3753 REAL ESTATE ) REAL ESTATE Fish Farms, Fis h Camp, Commercial, Residential, Riverfront, Acreage, Apt. Complexes, Motels, a few of the categories w e handle. Call us. Let us h elp. ELSIE PICKARD, INC., Phones 677-1677 & 677-1248. FAST. accurate typing s ervice. 48 hr. servic e i n most instances. 2 min. from USF. B etween 8 :30 and 5 :00 call 879 -7222 ext 238. Alle r 6 :00 call 9883435 Ask f o r Liz. CANOE RENTALS DAY OR WEEK 935 0018 NEED a roommate ? S G is trying to help p eople find people: 11 you have a plac e to share with someone or n ee d someone to share a place with you, stop b y our Commun i .ty Services w indow (outsi d e UC 15. 6 ) and lel us know. .. SPEC. IA .LJ_ZED TV,PIST IBM CORRECTING S e l ectri c carbon ribbon, pica or elite. T y pe' changes and symbols. All types of work and sty l e s 5 min. from .USF. Nina S .ctiiro, 9712139: If no ariswe r 235-32 61. CHILD CARE Ch ild Care for your infant o r young ch ild. Nice home n eur USF, fence d yard, full or p art-time care at reas onable rates. Call 933-4962. PROFESSIONAL T YPIST IBM SELECTRIC w-carbon r ibbon, type changes and Greek l ette rs. TURABI AN & o t her styles. s minutes from USF. C.a ll 971 6041 a ft e r 6 p m TYP ING -FAST NEAT ACCURATE IBM S e l e c tric. All type s o f work. Cl ose to Univer sity. C all 988 0 836 An y t i m e Lucy W i l s on S AVE! Tire d of b eing rippe d off o n u se d books ? W e have the a n s w er! PSE Book E xchange sells stude n t books at student pri ces from students UC l 03 Coll e c tions D e c 3 thru 7th Jan. 2 & 3rd. Sales Jan. 4th fhru 11th hour s 9-4 p m EXPERT TYPIST SPECIALIZING IN TURABIAN T erm Papers, Theses Dissertations & R eports. QUICK SERVICE 4 m inutes from campus. Call Janie Odom, 9882161. APTS. & HOUSES TO SHARE QTR. 11 on, would like youn g d ependable male to share l2x60 trailer locate d just 2 mi. from USF. R ent S 60 mo. 1 own bedroom, plus 1 2 util. C all Ri c k afte r 9 :00 p m evenings at 9712236 MALE ROOMMATES needed t o share 3 b edroom mobile home. SSS-mo. and share utilitie s. Immediate occupancy. Now till June Phone 971-5321 alter 7 during wee k ATTENTION R e a sonable rent, quiet home. Will share fully furnishe d home with responsible grad student, instructo r or m edical student. Owner absent four to si x months y early. Refe r ence s and security deposi t r equired. Box 9218 Tampa 33604 FEMALE roommate nee d e d ; o w n room; S 73.35 monthly; n eat roomma tes; call 971659 8 A Contemporary Dramatic Motion Picture on the return of Christ TONIGHT U C 251 9 pm presented by XA TILDEN Apartmenls 988 5268 month, s.100 damage fee, W W carpet. unfurn. cen. H A 2 bdrm. 5610 ll01h Ave. b etwee n Fletcher & Fowler off 56th l'ompll'tl' l w d includes nady-to-s tain floor frame, quality mattnss with :iyr. gu arantee, fitted safety liner. and foam pad. ( ) Stainl'd and upholsll'rl'd frame p a ck a ges are also :l\"
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18-THE ORACLE January 8, 1974 WE NEVER FORGET THE QUARTER RUSH School Supplies available for subiects ranging from Art to Zoology. Services Available Class Rings Flowers Laminating Plaques Film Processing Diplomas of Grat.itude A Xerox 2400 Machine for Copies ; POSTERS PLAQUES RECORDS Greeting cards-Imprinted Glassware Stationary Campus Clothing Candy, Cigarettes Sundry Items THE GENERAL BOOK DEPARTMENT --Study Guides i \ Art Books --Best Sellers Latest Science Fiction I I ....c. \

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These residents are discovering that the three-legged race at the Ai-gos Field Day isn't as easy as it looks! It requires a great deal of coordination to hop, skip, and jump together and still make it to the finish line standing up. Catch if catch can! That's the real name of the game. Fall Programming Highlights Residence Hall Activities Upon the return of the residence hall staff members on September 12, campus life 1973-74 began to come ali\'e. Bulletin boards were decorated. name tags appeared on resident students doors. and RA 's got together to discuss the excitement and anxieties of opening day in the halls. But it was the arrival of the resident students that brought the potential for real residence hall community spirit which has been developing during this past quarter through a variety of programs and activities. -The Beta Hall Marathon Football Game kicked off a lot of enthusiasm and healthy competition between the men of Beta East and West. Pledges mounted as the guys went the 32-hour limit to rafse over $350 for the Blind Student Tape Bank Fund: -The Wrist Wrestling Contest which evolved one evening became more than just a one-night event. Interest grew until a group of about ninety residents were packed into the lobby on the third night to cheer the champion wrestlers. -The Old Fashioned Field Day, sponsored by the Arg?s Program Council, was a day full of egg. tosses, three-legged races, wheelbarrow races, and tugs-of-war. Amid these fun and games, the residents of Alpha, Beta, and Gamma enjoyed gigantic ice cream cones and got acquainted with their neighbors across the mall. -The Andros and Argos Program Councils hosted the Halloween festivities where a large number of ghosts and goblins participated in the "Strange for a Day1 Pageant. "Super Dill"
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Division of Housing and Food Service Paid Supplement to the Oracle 20 Photo by Nancy E. McMillan, RA Gamma lE Housing Welcome s New Staff Members We to we!rorn e n i n e new s taff m e mber s \Vho will be accepting re s ident as s i s t a nt postilions thi s quarter. The new ass i g nments are as follow s: .JESS LEVINS ............. ... L a mbda II JOE RANNEY Iota III C ONNI E C OBLE ...... ....... .. ......... Ka pp a III East MAIHHA TEEKELL Delt a ll East CINDY HEWETT . Gamm a I V East MAHY CERETA COLEMAN Gamm a II Wes t JEFF GOOD ... ..... .. B e ta G round East MATT GRISHAM Bel a I! W e st L AUREN BRYANT .............. Eps ilon I W es t W e wis h all of t h ese RA's the best of luck in the i r new pos itions. Since t he la st i ss u e of our paper was printed we v e had two n e w A ss istant Resid e nt Instructor s join our staff also. This past quarter LARRY GINGRI C H (Be ta) and NANCY ELTON

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