The North Texas Daily (Denton, Tex.), Vol. 57, No. 74, Ed. 1 Tuesday, February 19, 1974 Page: 1 of 6
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Farenthold To Highlight Women’s Week
By GEORGE FOULSHAM
An appearance by Frances (Sissy) Farenthold, Democratic
candidate for governor, will highlight Women's Emphasis
Week, Feb. 25-28, cosponsored by Student Activities Union
(SAU), Mortar Board and various administrative offices of
Mrs. Farenthold, an ex-state legislator and president of
the National Women’s Political Caucus, will speak on Feb.
27 on the equal rights amendment for women at 8 p.m. in the
Main Auditorium. Mrs. Farenthold's appearance is open to
the public and there will be no admission charge, according
to Mary Yales, SAU program adviser.
Another highlight of the week will be the appearance on
Feb. 26 of three Dallas television newswomen.
Women’s Emphasis eek will get underway next Monday
at 9 a.m. in the Women’s Gym with a convocation on career
opportunities for women. Representatives from about 60 busi-
nesses will be available to discuss the opportunities available
to a women in today's business world, Miss Yates said.
After an 11:45 a.m. luncheon for the business representa-
tives, at which President C.C. Nolen will speak, the convoca-
tion for career opportunities will resume at 1:30 p.m. in the
Women's Gym. Also on Monday, the videotape program
“Growing Up Female" will be shown in the east lounge of
the Temporary Union Building (TUB) from 3 to 5 p.m.
A special presentation on witchcraft and women’s history
can be seen from 8 to 10 p.m. in the east lounge of the TUB
on Monday. The program, presented by Morgan McFarland,
will feature a lecture, slides and a tape on the history of wom-
en in witchcraft.
On Tuesday, a program on self defense designed specifically
for women will be run throughout the day. The lessons, con-
ducted by Nancy Flowell, Harry .lames, .Ian Kelly and June
Yett of DOJO, a Dallas judo organization will be held at var-
ious locations around the campus at times that will be announ-
ced later this week.
At 10 a.m. Tuesday, a panel discussion on the dilemma of
the divorced woman will be held in the west lounge of the TUB.
Susie Humphries, co-host for News 8 Etc., the Channel 8
morning show; Judy Jordan, anchorwoman on Channel 4’s
nightly news; and Davie Ann Browder, news reporter for
Channel 4, will speak at I p.m. Tuesday on the professional
woman in a man’s world. Their program on women in televi-
sion news will be held in the east lounge of the TUB The video-
tape program "Growing Up Female" will be run on Tuesday
from 3 to 5 p.m. in the TUB’s east lounge.
A panel discussion on women's attitudes toward changs
will kickoff Wednesday's activities at 10 a.m. in the west
lounge of the TUB. Participating in the talk will be moderator
Jane Gentry Smith, associate vice-president for student af-
fairs; Dr. Vicki Stu ip i.f the speech and drama faculty; Dr.
Forrest Rollins of the tuueation faculty; Dr. Ray Johnson of
the psychology faculty and Dr. Elizabeth Almquist of the
Jarratt Major, local service station manager, will speak at
I p.m. Wednesday in the east lounge of the TUB on the woman
and her car.
The videotape “Growing Up Female” will be shown for the
last time on Wednesday from 3 to 5 p.m. in the east lounge of
the TUB. Mrs. Farenthold’s appearance at 8 p.m. is Wednes-
day’s last scheduled event.
Thursday's events start at II a.m. with a seminar on Planned
Parenthood in the east lounge of the TUB. Reba Abbott of the
Denton chapter of Planned Parenthood will speak. At I p.m
a seminar on women in higher education will be held in the
west lounge of the TUB
Finally, on Thursday, C.J. Taylor, assistant dean of stu-
dents for legal services, will speak on women and the law at
at 3:30 p.m. in the west lounge of the TU B.
The North Texas Daily
57TH YEAR NO 74
NORTH TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY, DENTON. TEXAS
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19,1974
Maiz as Assistant
Bv DONALD R. MADKIN
Black poet B. F. Maiz will become
assistant to the vice-president for aca-
demic affairs March I. The announce-
ment was made Friday in the University
Theatre following the poet's noon recital
held in conjunction with Black Aware-
always,"told students the university gave
him a broad description of his job. "I
would have settled for no less," he said.
Maiz said that he will be free to do
what a poet should do as a teacher re-
late to the people. "Prayerfully, I will
be doing motivational group work
among the students," he said.
The son of a migrant worker from
Flaiti has been writing poetry for 22
years. Maiz. explained during the recital,
"The role of a poet is to remember peo-
ple and deeds and to recount those deeds,
so you can take care of business, so you
can quit bull shitting"
Claim Two Lives
Two North Texas students. Nikola
Makarevich and Richard Crowe, were
killed in separate auto accidents Sat-
Makarevich, a 25-year-old graduate
physics student, apparently fell asleep
at the wheel of his northbound car on
Interstate 35-W Saturday morning,
according to Sgt. George King of the
Texas Highway Patrol.
Makarevich's car swerved off the
road, causing a flat right rear tire. He
lost control of the auto again and was
thrown from the vehicle and into the
southbound lane as the car spun into
the median, Sgt. King said.
Minutes later, about 3:05 a.m ac-
cording to Sgt King. Makarevich was
crushed by a tractor-trailer truck carry-
He is survived by a daughter, Jackiline
of Denton, and his parents and brother
of La Puente, Calif.
Funeral services will be held at Rose-
hill Memorial Park in W'hittier, Calif.
Crowe, a 19-year-old music education
freshman from Houston, was killed in
a two-car collision Saturday near Waxa-
hachie on Interstate 35-E.
Funeral services for Crowe were held
Monday at Marshall and Marshall
Funeral Home in Hillsboro.
Compiled from Daily Reports
Group Elects Dr. Westmoreland Vice-President
The Texas Journalism Education Council elected Dr Reg Westmoreland
of the journalism faculty vice-president effective Sept. I.
The council held its meeting Sunday in conjunction with the annual con-
vention of the Texas Daily Newspaper Association.
The council, according to Dr. Westmoreland, consists of members from
about 20 schools in Texas with journalism or mass communications pro-
grams. He said the council’s purpose “is to work together in solving prob-
lems in journalism education.”
Dr. W estmoreland last week w as named chairman of the journalism de-
partment effective Sept. I.
Students May Register To Give 'Gifts of Life'
Students wishing to donate a pint of blood to the NTSU Gift of Life
should sign up today or Wednesday from 9 a.m to 3 p.m.. according to
Tim Fusion, student coordinator for the blood drive.
The sign-up tables are located in front of the Wooten Building, between
the Main Auditorium and the Language Building and on the south side of
the Information Sciences Building.
The actual donation days are March 6 and 7, Fusion. Dallas senior, said
Monday. T he location has been changed from the C oliseum to Kendall Hall
to facilitate the drive, he added.
“We are Irving to obtain 700 pints this year,” Dr. David Fitch, faculty
adviser for the drive, has said. Over 3,000 pints have been collected in four
years, added Fitch of the business faculty.
The drive is being coordinated with the Wadley Blood Bank ol Dallas
and the Carter Blood Bank of Fort Worth.
Young Democrats To Convene Tonight at TUB
The Young Democrats will hold their first meeting of the semester to-
night at 8 in Room I27 of the Temporary Union Building to elect officers
and prepare for the March state convention in San Antonio, Karen Yates,
vice-president of the club, said Monday .
Also on the agenda is the preparing of credentials for all members to
determine their representation at the state convention, she said.
By the time of the convention, the campus group usually has approxi-
mately I00 members, she added However, “only lOto 15” are active.
Student Government Plans Routine Assembly
The Student Government Assoeialion(SGA) will meet tonight at 6 in
Room 235 of the Business Administration Building.
SGA President Mike Simpson said that it will be a routine assembly
meeting with no set items of business.
An imagination, a pretty day and an architectural flourish on the Busi
ness Administration Building added up to an enjoyable bit of spring
cleaning” for Jim Ball, Denton junior, as he clowned it up Sunday af
ternoon for Daily photographer Tim Bullard
Dr. Gustave Ferre, vice-president
for academic affairs, made the an-
nouncement after which some 250 Black
and white students, faculty members and
administrators attending the recital
gave Maiz a standing ovation.
According to Dr. Ferre, Maiz will
focus his attention on “minority aca-
demic concerns." Fie will serve as a
university staff member, but be available
for lecturing on invitation.
Photos by Cecil Clitt. Duncan Enylei and Butch Bernier
Black poet B F. Maiz, now a resident of the Federal
Correctional Institute in Fort Worth, will become
assistant to the vice president for academic affairs
upon his release March 1. Dr Gustave Ferre, vice-
president for academic affairs, made the announce
ment Friday following a Black Awareness Week
High Noon Seminar in which Maiz lectured and recit
ed some of his poetry to some 250 people
Committee Terminates Parade
Homecoming Planners Formulate New Ideas
Members of the North Texas Home-
coming committee have begun formu-
lating plans for Homecoming '74 and
at least one major change has been
agreed upon by the committee mem-
bers there will be no Homecoming
In a recommendation to the com-
mittee, Dr. Ray l ewis, committee chair-
man and director of the Alumni Office,
cited a lack of support and interest as
well as all the problems involved in
pulling together the parade as the main
reasons for his suggestion that the
parade be dropped for at least one year.
"I feel that the parade, for the most
part, has been failing to meet the expec-
tations of the Homecoming Committee,
the students and the public," Dr. Lewis
said. "Without a big commercial push,
such as televised parades have, it is very
hard to get the financial support needed
to have a good parade," he added.
Dr Lewis also mentioned that the
attitude of students toward building
the parade floats has changed over the
years. It is becoming harder every year
to get bands to respond to invitations
to march in the parade because of the
gas shortage and to tight budgets.
"Last year, in an attempt to allevi-
ate some of the financial burden of buil-
ding parade floats, we tried to encourage
area businessmen to contribute money
as a promotional idea," Lewis said.
"However, due to various reasons, the
idea was not successful."
The lack of a Homecoming Parade
will create time for other activities and
the committee has begun discussing
ways to fill the time left open. One sug-
gestion was that the parade time slot
be used to lengthen the various depart-
mental open houses.
MAIZ SPENT time at Leavenworth
penitentiary in Kansas before being
transferred to the Federal Correctional
Institute in Fort Worth, where he has
worked with group therapy and counsel-
ing hard core drug addicts.
President C. C. Nolen admits Maiz’s
appointment is an experimental exper-
ience. "But if this works, I think this
school and society in general will bene-
fit. You won’t know until you try," he
"He came to our attention because of
the work of several area professors with
the Federal Correctional Institute." No-
len said. “They regard him as an accom-
plished therapist in behavior change.”
Maiz will be helpful in interpreting to the
university the needs and concerns of
minority groups, the president said.
“Of course he will also be helpful in
relating the feelings of the university to
the minorities," Nolen added.
AT AN informal session in the Tem-
porary Union Building, Maiz, who con-
siders himself a poet, “first, last and
Vespers Close Black Week
Black Awareness Week ended Sunday
night with vesper services in the Recital
Hall of the Music Building.
Two local Black church choirs provid-
ed an enthusiastic crowd with selections
of Gospel music. The two church choirs
that participated were from Mount
Calvary Baptist Church and Saint An-
There was a reception after the musi-
cal portion of the program honoring
Rosalind Johnson, NTSU’s Black
“We were very pleased with all of the
events during Black Awareness Week,"
said Mrs, Alma Ayers, director of the
Center for Ethnic Affairs. “Attendance
was slow for some events," she said,
“but overall, the response was good.
"We appreciate the support of the
Student Activities Union (SAU), the
student body, our special guest speakers
and everyone who helped make this
year’s Black Awareness Week what it
was,” she added. "Next year we hope
to make Black Awareness Week bigger
and better,” she said.
Because no entries were submitted
according to the rules Friday, the $25
prize in the Black history quiz will be do-
nated to the Ethnic Affairs Center, ac-
cording to Barbara Mayfield, quiz coor-
The designated Blacks for Friday’s
quiz were El Quafi or Jesse Owens, she
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