The Howard Payne University Yellow Jacket (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 67, No. 23, Ed. 1, Friday, March 21, 1980 Page: 1 of 4
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Permit No. 104
March 2h 1980
The Howard Payne University
Roberts elected president;
Mills Boll es in runoff
"Roberts for President" proved to be prophetic as
Melissa Roberts won her second term as Student
Association President Tuesday night. For other results
see story on this page.
Junior Melissa Roberts
unopposed for the position of
Student Association president
won the Tuesday election
handily but there will be a
runoff for the vice-presidency
between Ken Mills and write-in
candidate David Bolles.
Roberts from Fort Worth
captured 94.2 percent of the
vote according to David
Griffin elections chairman.
Neither Bolles nor Mills could
garner a 51 percent majority so
a runoff will be held at a time to
be announced later. Ted Miller
was the third candidate in the
Sonya Schroeder was elected
treasurer with 71.2 percent of
the vote compared to write-in
Frances Dzienwoski's 27.8
Female yell leaders for next
year will be Crystal Bolander
Cindy Knight and Jeanne
Smith while males elected
were Greg Miller Danny
Trevino and write-in Mike
O'Bryan. Jana Sanders was
unopposed for Stinger and
captured 97.G percent of the
In the balloting for an in-
crease of $5 in the student ac-
tivity fee to pay for Student
25th DIA seminar next weekend
All Howard Payne students
are invited to attend the 25th
(DIA) High School Seminar
Thursday Friday ;ind Satur-
day March 27 28 and 29. ssaid
Steve Guengerich student
chairman of DIA.
The topic for the seminar will
be "Issues of the 1980's' and
three days of seminars and
discussions will be held.
Seminar leaders will be Dr.
Joseph E. Burns senior vice-
president of the Federal
Reserve Bank in Dallas; Dr.
Charles Friel assistant director
of contemporary corrections
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville Dr. William T.
Gustabus professor of
scociology at HP; Grant Jones
state senator Abilene; Dr.
David C. Ruesnik associate
professor of sociology Texas
A&M University College
Also Dorothy Jean
Schroeder. former dean of the
News notes :
The Freshman Class will be participating in a "Rock-a-thon"
from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. tomorrow in front of Cochran's Fur-
niture Store at 1307 Main Ave. said Frances Dzienowski Fresh-
man Class President. In-school and out-of-school sponsors are
pledging money to help the class out said Dzienowski. Anyone who
would like to pledge can do so by calling her at Ext. 211.
Sting accepting work
Submissions are now being accepted for the Sting literary
magazine says Torri Thompson editor. Poetry short stories
original music essays one-act plays original art work or
photography will be accepted. Any material for publication
should be sent to Torri Thompson Veda Box 243.
school of social science and
associate professor emeritus of
sociology at HP; Dr. Don L.
Smith professor of social
science and chairman of DIA;
and Congressman Charles
Some seminar topics include
"Financing State Government
and Appropriation Processes;"
"Role of Women in the 1980's;
"Law Enforcement in the
1980's" "Improving the Quality
of Life in the Community"
"Effects of Inflation;"
"National Events;" and
"Higher Education in the 1980's.
In addition to the seminars
discussion groups will be led by
seminar leaders on Friday and
Saturday's activities will in-
clude a panel discussion of
"Business in the 198o's"
High schools from Smithson
Valley Clyde Bangs Kerrville
Snyder Rogers and Beaumont
will attend the sessions.
Guengerich student chair-
man said "We've hppn
preparing for this seminar all
semester and feel like we've
organized a top-notch event."
Don L. Smith faculty
chairman said It is especially
appropriate the beginning of
this new decade that we take a
look a the 'Issues of the '80s."
Union Board activities 62.9
percent of those who voted
favored the increase which
will go into effect with the fall
The election was the second
for the same positions because
Student Association senate
declared the first election in-
valid due to the fact that some
seniors were denied a vote.
According to Lorrin Dyer
elections committee worker
more persons voted in this
election than the last although
an official count was not made
in the first election because the
ballots were burned.
voting to be
Todays Western Day for elections
Western Day is here today. To start out this school-
wide activity today's chapel service featured The
Shoppe country music performers from Dallas.
Lunch will be held from 11:30 -1 at the Veda Hodge
Cafeteria where the staff will try to create a Western
From 1-5 p.m. there will be different booths and
activities set up outside between Winebrenner and
Mims and behind the gym.
While you are making plans to come gather up
your fancy duds and if you are lucky you might win
the Best Dressed contest with cash prizes offered to
both male and female. There will also be a variety of
qther contests such as root beer guzzling tobacco
spitting egg toss greased pig hairy legs and the
winner of the beard growing contest will be an-
nounced. If you are planning to go with your favorite
someone now's your chance to swing them over to the
marriage booth. On the other hand if things don't go
over too good you can swing over to the dunking booth
and let out your frustrations. More events will be
presented at this time by different classes and
A bar-be-que dinner will be served outside Veda
from 5 -6 p.m.
Then a SUB concert featuring The Shoppe will be
held at Mims starting at 7 p.m. Following the concert
will be Nearly Nothing Goes (NNG) sponsored by the
Junior Class. NNG has many events for the different
classes and campus organizations and provides a
friendly competitive atmosphere. Cash prizes will be
awarded to the top three winning teams.
Keeping the Western Day atmosphere SUB will be
sponsoring a John Wayne movie "Chisum" Saturday
A bill passed in Student
Association senate Tuesday
night which will extend ab-
sentee voting for elections to six
days prior to an election. The
bill sponsored by junior senator
Ted Miller passed
One of Miller's reasons for
extending the periods is
because of mission trips and
other activities which would not
allow a person to vote absentee
because absentee voting is
presently held only on the day
In other action senate tabled
a bill because it was uncertain
whether or not an amendment
should be made to the standing
rules or the constitution con-
cerning hours for eligibility for
cheerleaders. Senate did not
have the minutes of the last
meeting due to the absence of
Jan Matetzschk secretary and
senators were unsure where the
motion should be placed. The
amendment would read that a
cheerleader must have com-
pleted 30 semester hours at the
end of the semester when
elected to be eligible for the
Opinion surveys passed out in
chapel two weeks ago have been
tabulated but Freshman class
President Frances Dzienwoski
and Senior Class President Dale
Edens wanted to check some
things out before they released
their results. The Yellow Jacket
will have a complete report of
the results in next week's
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The Howard Payne University Yellow Jacket (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 67, No. 23, Ed. 1, Friday, March 21, 1980, newspaper, March 21, 1980; Brownwood, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth102985/m1/1/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Howard Payne University Library.