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Page 4—The North Texas Daily
Wednesday, January 25,1984
February to emphasize black culture
By TONYA KNIGHT
February is NT Black Emphasis Month,
and several events are planned to empha-
size black culture and history.
"1 hope this (February) will be a month
of rebirth and learning about black cul-
ture," said Lillian German, Houston sen-
ior and chairwoman of the ad hoc com-
mittee that coordinated the upcoming
The schedule of events includes a con-
test to show the talents of black students.
Students can compete for a $100 prize
in any of the five categories of compe-
tition: dance, music (vocal or instru-
mental), drama, art and fashion design.
The competitions will be from 7 p.m.
to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25 in
the University Union Silver Eagle Suite.
Students must bring their own equip-
ment and supplies, German said.
PROFESSIONALS IN each category
will judge the contest. Winners will be
contacted individually, and their work will
be displayed or performed from 11 a.m.
to 1 p.m. Feb. 6 thru Feb. 9 in the Uni-
versity Union Courtyard.
The winners will also be honored in a
program planned for later in February.
German said the date has not yet been
The celebration of Black Emphasis
Month will officially begin at 11 a.m.
Feb. 1 in the University Union Courtyard.
A Martin Luther King Jr. Brunch will
be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb.
4 in the Union Silver Eagle Suite.
TICKETS ARE $6.50 for students and
$8 for non-students. They will go on sale
Tuesday, Jan. 24 and can be purchased
at the door or in advance at the Universi-
ty Ministry Center.
The Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and
the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity will host
a Black Greek Mixer from 6 p.m. to 8
p.m. Feb. 11 at the Alpha Kappa Alpha
chapter room at College Inn.
Several black politicians from Dallas
and Fort Worth will present a political
forum from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Feb.
27 in the Lyceum. They will speak on
various political issues and-empasize the
UPC plans raft expedition down Rio Grande
By MARLISA TORTORICI
A 20-milc river rafting expedition down
the Rio Grande in Big Bend National Park
is scheduled for Spring Break (March
19-23), said Dan Lewis, coordinator of
the University Program Council's Out-
door Recreation Committee.
"We will be rafting through Santa
Elena canyon, which is the most spectacu-
lar canyon in the park," Lewis said.
"The walls of the canyon come to the
river's edge and then rise 1,500 feet above
The group will take time out from
rafting to hike through the canyons,
including some hikes on the Mexico side
of Big Bend, he said.
"Big Bend is Texas' only national
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Wed., Jan. 25, 1984
Silver Eagle Suite, University Union
EMPLOYER LIST CAREER DAY '84
Arco Exploration Co.
Arco Oil & Gas Co
Arlington Police Dept
Army & Air Force Exchange Service
Arthur Andersen & Co.
Arthur Young & Co.
The Associates Corp. ot North America
Bell Helicopter/Textron, Inc.
Best Products Co , Inc.
Bureau ol Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms
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Carrollton Police Dept
Chiel Auto Parts
Commercial Union Insurance Co
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Continental National Bank
Crum and Forster Insurance Companies
Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Board
Dallas Federal Savings
Dallas Police Dept.
Dallas Times Herald
Deloitte Haskms & Sells
Denton Police Dept
Dohm & Wolf
Electronic Data Systems
Ernst 4 Whinney
Federal Bureau ol Investigation
Ferguson Enterprises, Inc
First City Bank ot Dallas
First Texas Savings Association
Fox S Company
Ft. Worth Police Dept
General American Lite Insurance Co
Grace Restaurant Co.
Grandy s, Inc
Internal Revenue Service
International Paper Co,
J.C. Penney Company
Joske's of Dallas
Ben E Keith Co
Lomas S Netlleton Information Systems, Inc.
Marion Laboratories, Inc.
Matson, Driscoll & D Amico
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Mercantile National Bank
Mervyn s Department Stores
Mesquite Police Dept
Mobil Oil Company
N.C H Corporation
National Association of Accountants
Parkland Memorial Hospital
Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co.
Prudential Insurance Co. of America
The Quaker Oats Company
Richardson Savings & Loan
The Southland Corporation — 7-Eleven
The Southland Corporation
St Regis Corporation
Superior Oil Company—Controller s Dept
Tandy Corporation/Radio Shack
Texas Department of MH/MR
Texas Dept of Public Safety
Texas Rehabilitation Commission
Texas Oil & Gas Corporation
Touche Ross & Co
Travelers Insurance Company
U.S. Army Audit Agency
U S General Accounting Office
Wallace Computer Services
Western Paper Co
City of Dallas
City of Denton
park, and the geology of the canyon is
beautiful," he said.
"The outfitters will provide all needed
equipment for the adventure, and they
will do all the cooking," Lewis said.
The only thing participants need to
bring arc personal items and a sleeping
bag, he said. The cost of the trip is $195.
"We will drive down in the universi-
Search continues for man
LANGTRY, TEXAS (AP>—Park rang-
ers and search dogs poked through rocks
Monday in hopes of unearthing the body
of a man buried two days before when a
canyon wall came crashing down at the
Amistad National Recreation Area.
The head of the search party called
Edgar Joe Dorroh's chances of survival
"We're convinced he was crushed by
the rocks, and there's a good possibility
he was killed immediately when the rocks
hit him," said Chief Park Ranger Eldon
The isolated area surrounding the land-
slide can be reached only by boat. Mem-
bers of the search party suspended them-
selves over the mass of shifting rocks to
avoid being swept away, the ranger said.
"It's kind of like being out on a tight-
rope while looking for a needle in the
haystack," he said.
Don Goldman, assistant superintend-
ent of the park, said the search efforts
were "quite dangerous."
"That's one of our main concerns now,
that nobody else gets hurt," Goldman
said."We can reach them by radio, but
we don't even want to distract them."
The two dogs were brought in early
Monday from the Midland Police Depart-
ment after concentrated rescue efforts
failed Saturday and Sunday, Kohlman
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A question and answer session will
follow the forum. Afterwards, the Wis-
consin Sleepers fraternity will host a wine
and cheese reception.
THE SPONSOR OF Black Empha-
sis Month is Matt Connell, associate union
director. The co-sponsor is Argie Madison,
director of Intercultural Services. The Uni-
versity Program Council is providing
funds for the events and the ad-hoc com-
"The UPC has been gracious, and I'm
really grateful for it's help," German said.
She said she hopes the ad hoc commit-
tee will become a recognized student
group and a black student caucus.
Armey speaks on economics
By MARY LYNN MAYER
Dr. Richard Armey of the econom-
ics faculty will speak about "The
Economics of Love and the Dangers
of Romantic Error" at Denton's End
of the Month Club meeting 6 p.m.
Jan. 31 at the Woman's Club Build-
ing at 610 Oakland St.
"It's a lecture 1 worked up to en-
courage freshman to understand that
economics is relative to life," Armey
He added that "the two most impor-
tant choices facing young people at
universities are love relationships and
Armey said he will discuss the rudi-
ments of the choice theory and the
dangers of romance distorting choices.
"It gives a different perspective to
love," he added.
Dr. Hugh Ayer, associate dean of
the College of Arts and Sciences and
End of the Month Club member, said
the club, which meets on i le last day
of every month, was originated by Dr.
Jim Pearson of the history faculty.
"It is sponsored by a group of NT
and TWU faculty people but is not
affiliated with the universties," Ayer
Ayer said the club has no rules,
bylaws or dues. The meetings consist
of conversation among members, din-
ner and a lecture. There is a charge
for the dinner, "it's a very informal
activity," he said.
The club manager chooses speak-
ers for the club in response to sug-
gestions, Ayer said. The club is cur-
rently managed by Dr. Tom Preston,
dean of the College of Arts and Sci-
"Most people who speak have been
visiting professors on campus," Ayer
ty van on Monday and meet with the
outfitters in Tcrlingua and then be on the
river for three days," he said.
"I encourage students to attend this
trip because at spring break everything
will be in bloom and the weather will be
warm," Lewis said.
Registration for the trip, which is open
to 12 people, will begin Feb. 14.
Bats invade junior high gym
LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP)—Hundreds of
bats have invaded a junior high school
gymnasium, perching on girders and
chattering inside the walls, and up to 40
percent may be rabid, a health official
"We have already determined tiiere are
rabies in die colonies," said Steve Knight,
environmental health director for Colum-
The gym at Lake City Junior High
School was closed Thursday.
"If the dogs can pinpoint the location,
we'll have a better chance of determin-
ing if we can even get the body out of
there," he said.
Dorroh and his companion, Colleen K.
Stephens of San Antonio, entered the park
before noon Saturday by boating up the
Rio Grande. They left the craft to inspect
some abandoned railroad tunnels,
Stephens told investigators that she
noticed rocks beginning to fall after
Dorroh, a mechanical engineer at Kelly
Air Force Base, started climbing toward
"She looked back and saw him being
swept away by the hundreds of tons of
rocks that broke loose." Kohlman said.
Stephens, who was not injured, returned
by boat to warn park personnel, he said.
Kohlman said anything could have set
off the landslide.
"Those rocks have been there for a
100 years and I guess it was time for
them to go," he said. "Now. the whole
area seems like a pile of rocks."
"The slide resulted in a critical angle
slope and anytime you touch one rock,
the others move and slide some more."
the ranger said,
"Only one person can be out searching
at one time and the rocks have to be lifted
by hand and thrown out of the way."
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