The J-TAC (Stephenville, Tex.), Vol. 56, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 30, 1975 Page: 1 of 12

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56th Year
No. 10
TBEJ-TAC
THE STUDENT NEWSPAPER OF TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY
Stephenville, Texas
Vote November 4
October 30,1975
Halloween Carnival opens tonight
VII
/
The annual TSU Halloween
carnival will be held tonight from
7-10 p m on the island
Booths sponsoted by campus
clubs, departmental clubs, classes,
sororities, and tiaterrnties will
provide games, entertainment, and
puzes
Booths enteied for the carnival
are the penny piteh by the FFA
and the sponge throw by the
TSEA, while the OWI S will
sponsor a cake walk
(i.iinrna Sigma Sigma will again
have the "jarl" Persons buying
warianK lor the arrest of another
peison will entitle a GSS "sheriff"
to capture (hat peison and hold
linn in the |.nl foi an amount of
time determined by Ihe amount
paid
Tl le junior class will sponsoi n
torn loss and (he sophomoie class
will hold ,i eat bash An apple bob
will be held by the PF club, with
coin pn/es inside the apples
'I lie ehenlistiy club will
pi ovule enteitainment through
playing a unique idea of the
"electron game" Alpha Zeta will
be holding a football thiow with
puzes awaided foi accuracy and
skill
DST will be sponsoring a
bubble gum guessing contest while
the Taileton Center Committee
will hold a bean guess. Another
project of the 'ICC will be the
CAMPUS CUTlE?-Don't be surprised if you see this beauty
showing her face around tonight at the Halloween Carnival
Photo by Charley Spiller
Campus police are involved
in every facet of University life
by Lisa Lloyd
The campus police at Tarlelon
are involved in numerous activities
and responsibilities each day and
aie often nnsimdeistood by the
students
The seven lull-tune and two
part-tune officers arc headed b\
Jerry Co\. Dean ol Men Then 7
hour shifts aie foimed to make il
possible tut the campus to have
officers on duty 24 hums a day
The main office foi the campus
police is located in the stndenl
personnel office in Davis Hall
Dean Cox serves as the Chrel of
Campus Police
Ihe main responsibilities of the
campus police include enfoiuug
traffic uiles on i.unpus in older to
maintain a smooth tiattu flow
helping with daiws and other
student activities, and being
available to students when they
need aid
'lire university police ilso aie
available to rendu aid in tunes
when tlieie .lie special visitors on
campus, and they are iesponsible
tor duecting traflic to yield to the
pedes!nans on campus
The mam duty oi the campus
police is to enloree ihe rules of
the university and to maintain
oidei to the best interest of the
student and others on campus
The campus police are ceitified
by the Texas Department of
Public Safety, the same as city
police Taileton's campus police
are oil reserve with tile
Stephenville police depaitment in
the event of a special case in
which nioie otficeis an neiessaiv
to coiltiol a situation
All ni the campus police at
Taileton have been lo school
within the past two yeais and asc
frequently involved ill leheshci
Courses dealing with cunent
in fn 1 in a 11 on on methods rnd
p r a e t i c e s involved in law
eufoicemeiif
The campus pollee aie lined oil
tile basis ut lnleiviiws with Dean
Cox and aie chosen lor then
expei leiiie with law enforcement,
and they must be ceitllled toi
work with a police depaitment
Although the campus police
have Ihe aiithonty to issue tickets
and to stop a tiallic violator off
campus, they will usuall} stop an
offender ind call a unit ol the city
police depaitment to cieil with
the situation
The earn pus police have
contact with (lie city police by
way ot two way radios, which aie
dunking booth featuring such well
known figures on campus as TCC
director Jack Mathews, Dean of
Men Jerry Cox and several others
The coke ring toss will be held
by the APO and the Rodeo Club
will provide a bucking bariel tor
the carnival for those wishing fo
try then skill at riding
F.TFRNAS will have a foitune
tellei and the ROTC will have a
watei gun squirting booth. The
Texan Stars will hold a kissing
booth and the Block and Birdie
club will have the armadillo
i ace
Following the carnival there
will he a movie held in the cave
The movie entitled "Twins of
F.viJ" will begin nt 10 TO p.m
Tarleton Center sponsors
ski trip to Cloudcroft
The Taileton Center Committee is sponsoring a ski trip
to Cloudcroft on Jan 4 The four day trip is open to all
TSU students, faculty members, alumni, and their guests
A charge of StOO for the trip will include
transportation, lodging, ski lental, and breakfast each day
A H25 ilt-posit is required to reserve a place on the bus and
there will be a limit of 43 places reserved
The price tor the tup has been set on a basis that full
bus will be taken Several people have already signed up
tor the tnp in the office of the Tarleton Center
The return trip will be made oil Jan. 8.
Rodeo scholarship petition
is started by students
A petition to expand the rodeo
scholarship program at the
University has been en culating for
the past week, and has collected
about 700 signatuies
The petition, which was started
to get an indication ot student
and faculty interest in the rodeo
activities at the University, was
ongmated independently by
students
After the signatures are
checked foi validity, they will be
piesented to the appiopnatc
administrative organizations on
campus for consideration The
drive for additional signatures will
continue for several weeks.
also on the fiequeney with the
Department of Public Safety. This
is also a safeguard on a tighter
security foi one semester.
Money from moving violation
and pai king lines is used foi
parking lots oil campus and
sidewalks ad|icc'nt lo paikinglots
1 oi maximum security on
campus (he police aie at vanous
locations dining then shifts
immediately on campus, at the
horticulture cenfei, and the
c ollege tar m
At no tune during the day
should the c impus polite be off
campus toi nioie than 10 minutes
at a time, which is when tliev aie
palmhnu the hotticiilluic ccntei
and the a«i icilltuie taim
1 lie campus polk e aie involved
in rlniost eveiy aspect of
univeisitv life, and are often taken
toi planted, with only then few
laulfs and human mistakes
noticed h\ the average student
If at any time a student oi
otbt'i person needs to contact the
i a in pits seeinity, tl ic v may be
contacted t hiough t h e
■slephenvillc police department A
statement ol what the piohlem is
and where the si I ua I ton is located
should help bung aid m a short
time
CAMPUS SECURITY-Tliese are |ust two of the campus
policemcn who are employed by the University. They are
Dour Conner (left) and James H Purvis (right).

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