The Redbird (Beaumont, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 2, Ed. 1 Friday, September 27, 1968 Page: 1 of 8
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VOL, 19, No. 2
Lamar State College of Technology, Beaumont, Texas 77705
Sept. 27, 1968
Zeta Tau Alpha sorority took
the initial lead in the 1968 cam-
pus United Appeals drive by
making the first contribution of
$15 Wednesday to Cliff Brock,
Circle K chairman of the drive.
Brock also announced that due
to the conflict with fraternity
rush being held this week, the
competition among campus or-
ganizations to raise the most
money for the UA drive has
been extended one week to 5
p. m. Tuesday, Oct. 8.
The organization collecting the
most money will be presented the
Willie Wilson United Appeals
Trophy during halftime of the
Lamar-Abilene Christian foot-
ball game on Oct. 19. Dr. Rich-
ard Setzer, president of Lamar
and chairman of the Beaumont
UA education committee, will
present the trophy.
The rotating trophy, which was
won last year by Zeta Beta Tau
Fraternity, is 40* tall.
Organizations are to turn in
contributions to the drive between
3:30 and 5 p.m. at a UA table
which will be set up in the union
during this time each day for the
remainder of the campaign.
For further information con-
tact Cliff Brock at 866-1860.
To Be Wednesday
Finals Are Friday
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Posters for freshman elections
will be put up Sunday beginning
at 12 noon.
Posters must be approved Sun-
day from noon until 4 p. m. be-
fore they are erected or at the
APO desk in the Student Union
during the week.
Freshman cheerleaders are
HOMAGE TO BIG RED—Redbird photographer Harry Kingston
snapped these freshmen coeds paying homage to Big Red in the
quadrangle during last week's activities. They are from the left
Elaine Foreman and Dianne DeRuiter, both from Nederland.
Speakers Are Selected Showing
By Forum Committee
The Lamar Tech Forum Com-
mittee has scheduled five speak-
ers for the 1968-1969 programs,
Bill Hamilton, chairman, re-
ports. The meetings will be held
in McDonald Gym.
Heading the list of speakers
will be Hendrick Gideonse, who
will speak on “The Future of
Education” on Monday, Oct.
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Opera Workshop Auditions
Scheduled in Recital Hall
Auditions for the fall produc-
tion of Lamar Tech Opera Work-
shop will be held on Friday and
Monday from 12 to 1 p.m. in
Recital Hall, Music-Speech
Building, according to Joseph
Truncale, director of opera.
Lamar's Opera Workshop will
present Puccini’s “Sister Ange-
lica* and Noel Stevens’ “The
Enchanted Canary* at Lamar
Tech Theatre on January 31 and
February 1, 1969.
Cast for “Sister Angelica* in-
cludes Sister Angelica, soprano;
the princess, contralto; the ab-
bess, mezzo; the monitor, mezzo;
Mistress of the Novices, contral-
to; Sister Genevieve, soprano;
Sister Osmina, Sister Dolcina,
Nursing Sister and tourieres,
mezzos; Novices and Lay-
sisters, soprano mezzo; and a
chorus of women and men.
•The Enchanted Canary* cast
consists of Lord Tubby, tenor;
Prince Tanka, high baritone,
Lady Gaga, soprano; Old Man,
bass; Princess Zizi, soprano;
Witch, contralto; First and Sec-
ond maids, mezzos; Four Madri-
gal Sisters, soprano, alto, tenor,
bass; and two heralds, bass and
at 11 a.m.
Other speakers' will include
Wells Hangen, who will discuss
“Red China-United States” on
Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 9:35 a.m.
On Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 11 a.m.
Carey McWilliams will speak on
“Need for Dissent-Student Pro-
Charles Siepman will address
the first meeting of 1969 on
Feb. 10, at 11 a.m. when he will
speak on “Communication and
Dr. Nathan Wright will con-
clude the 1968-1969 program on
Tuesday, Mar. 18, at 11 a.m.
speaking on “Urban Problems.”
The Forum Committee is a
President’s Committee. Student
members are appointed by the
Student Government. Faculty
members are approved by the
president of the college. The
Forum Committee is financed
through the Student Activities
Students wishing to join the
Lamar Tech Flying Club are
advised to contact Gordon Cole,
faculty advisor, at his office.
Robert O’Neill, assistant pro-
fessor of commercial art is hold-
ing a one man art show en-
titled ‘An Artists View of His-
toric Beaumont" Sept. 29-Oct. 20,
in the Beaumont Art Museum.
O’Neill did the work as a part
of a Lamar Research Center
project under the same title.
The show includes 44 water
colors and 48 drawings of old
homes in Beaumont.
Hours for the show will be
from 10 a.m. to 4 p,m. on Tues-
day-Friday and from 2-5 p.m.
on Sundays. The museum is
closed on Saturday and Monday.
All paintings in the show will
be for sale, according to O’Neill.
not considered all-school offices
and therefore no printed mater-
ial is allowed, according to John
Aikey, vice president of Student
A political rally will be held
Monday at 7 p. m. in McDonald
Gym, at which time all candi-
dates must be present. Each
candidate for president will speak
for three minutes. Vice presi-
dential candidates will speak for
two minutes and other candidates
will be permitted to speak for
a minute, Aikey said.
Primary elections^will be held
Wednesday from 8 a.m. until
4 p. m. Runoffs will be held dur-
ing the same period Friday, Oct.
Voting by IBM computer pro-
bably will not be possible, due
to the large number of students
filing, Aikey said. “We have had
a very good turn out of candidates
and enthusiasm is the highest I
can remember,* he said.
To Meet October 7
The American Institute of In-
dustrial Engineers will hold a
meeting Oct. 7 in Room 111,
Engineering Building H. Pros-
pective industrial engineers are
invited to attend.
There will be a guest speaker
and the topic will be ‘Insurance*.
Also the 1968-69 activities will
be discussed and committee ap-
pointments will be made.
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Student Association Is Granted
$6,116 Budget*$4,826 for Activities
An annual budget of $6,116 for
the student association was an-
nounced at a joint session of the
House and Senate Monday, by
Mike Coppinger, student asso-
Of this, $4,826 was set aside
for student activities. This in-
cludes $3,200 for top name enter-
Tentative plans for homecom-
ing were discussed at the meet-
ing. A motion was introduced
to hold a mock election on cam-
pus for president and governor.
Later Coppinger addressed the
Dick Fuller, chairman of'the
homecoming committee, re-
ported on tentative plans for
homecoming scheduled Nov. 16.
Activities will include a parade,
game and dance.
The possibility of holding a
mock election this year was sug-
gested by Nelson Tibodeaux. A
question of how much it would
cost was raised but exact a-
mounts were not known. The dis-
cussion was delayed until the
President Mike Coppinger then
addressed the meeting. He said he
hoped that this year the asso-
ciation would deal with more
than just student activities. He
also mentioned that he hoped
the group may go so far as to
adopt a new constitution.
There was a 50 per cent in-
crease in voter turnout last
spring, he stated. This was still
less than 25 per cent of total
students. Coppinger said that
possibly the reason for this is
because the students have no em-
pathy with the association.
Be said another reason the
students seem to have no faith
in the government is that many
of them do not know what the
association does. He emphasized
that the duties of officers should
be publicized more.
Coppinger pointed out to the
members the importance of get-
ting to know the students they
are representing and to vote
for them and not just represent
themselves. He said if problems
do arise for the students it is
the association’s duty to try to
solve them in the correct and
SERIOUS BUSINESS—Quarterback Jim Jackson and Coach Vernon
Glass weren’t too happy with the action on the field Saturday as
the Cardinals were dropping their second game of the year, a 10-0
decision to McNeese State of Lake Charles, La. The Cardinals have
an open date this week, but entertain New Mexico State at Cardinal
Stadium Saturday, Oct. 5. (Staff photo by Bobby Dickinson)
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Magnus, C. Lynn. The Redbird (Beaumont, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 2, Ed. 1 Friday, September 27, 1968, newspaper, September 27, 1968; Beaumont, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth499520/m1/1/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lamar University.