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Page 4 The Brand February 15 1996
Company offers resume of the future for college students
By Kristin Hawkins
Have you thought about what you will
do after graduation ... or even just for the
If you arc hoping for anything more
than a job at a fast-food joint then you will
probably need a resume to start and after
that you will have to have some idea where
to send it.
The good news for college student is
thai there Ls now a company out there will-
ing to help at no charge.
Decisive Quest Inc. (DQI) has devel-
oped a computer based software program
that guides the student through a Till in the
blank college template obtaining informa-
tion that deals with background and experi-
ence. Students do not need a resume to
complete the process DQI takes them step
by step through the program creating an
"Electric Profile." The information is then
uploaded to a national data base. This
gives students a chance at national cover
age for job opportunities. It allows gives
smaller corporations national access to col-
Once a profile matches the needs of a
company the student is contacted. This
puts them in control of the release of their
information keeping everything confiden-
tial. Representative for DQI Rick
Donnclli says they anticipate that the pro-
gram will be quite successful and have
seen a lot of interest shown. Although he
was unable to release direct statistics of
how many students and businesses arc
already taking part due to confidentiality
standards he could say that they are
"growing exponentially" and that there arc
representatives from over 300 colleges
who have already begun setting up their
electronic profiles. Over 2500 companies
have also expressed interest in the project
though they will not have the opportunity
to begin searching the data base until
March 15 because it is currently' just in it's
To take part in Decisive Quest's
College Employment Program access their
home page located on the Internet World
Wide Web: http:flwww.decisivfquest.com.
From there the software can be down-
loaded at no charge.
Law-centered group strives for better television
By Katiiy Muramoto
Do your. best friends visit you once a day for an hour
constantly interrupted by commercials and station identi-
fications? For some the television is man's best friend. While
TV is considered harmless by many others feel that it
takes away from time that could be spent with family and
friends or even just reading a good book.
Ed Hyncs is one such person. Hyncs is the Executive
Vice President for a law-centered non-profit organization
and community groups was set aside for the purpose of
discovering what else there was to do besides watch TV.
Hyncs said the organization hoped that adults and children
alike would lake a day to spend time with each other "get-
ting to know their families again."
Morality and Media also asked their supporters to
take their normal TV time and write letters to TV stations
and sponsors to let them know how offended they are at
certain TV programs.
In addition to this program Morality and Media will
be surveying daytime talk shows in February. The goal
said Hyncs is a "bias-free objective analysis."
Volunteers all over the nation have two forms they
called Morality and Media
Morality and Media was founded in 1962 and opcr- will use every day in February. One form requires basic
atcs out of New York City providing a headquarters for information: the day of the week the time name of the
the National Obscenity Law Center. Many lawyers inter-
ested in the obscenity law respect this organization said
For the fifth year in a row. Morality and Media spon-
sored "Turn Off Your TV Day" on Friday Feb. 9.
Thus day. supported and advertised by many churches
show location of the studio the station's call letters and
the topic of the program and then calls for the surveyor to
rate the show. The ratings to choose from on the first list
read: educational entertainment trivial indecent and
harmful. Indecent said Hyncs is considered "blatantly
and offensively sexual:" and harmful is "promoting anti
The second form asks the volunteer to record any of
the following behavior observed on the show: humilia-
tion cursing threats lewd behavior etc.
Morality and Media will tabulate the results and rate
the talk shows accordingly. The hope is said
Hyncs "to embarrass and shame the sponsors into making
changes" in the programming.
"Around 2000 folks get our newsletter" said
Hyncs. Individuals as well as many Catholic organiza-
tions other churches the Salvation Army and Family Life
offices subscribe to the newsletter.
The purpose of the letter according to
Hyncs is to stay informed concerning what is going on
within organizations that are striving for the same goals.
Morality and Media stresses their relation to the law
because said Hynes "enforcement of the obscenity law is
what will make a difference. Nothing is obscene until a
prosecutor decides to call it obscene."
Hynes and Morality and Media want to reach the pub-
lic keeping it well informed educated and involved.
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Baylor students roll back carpets;
admiriisiration allows dancing
WACO (CPS) After 151 years
Baylor University is finally rolling back
The nation's largest Baptist school
is lifting its ban on dancing and will
probably see some of its 12000 students
boogeying to country and pop tunes at
its annual "Dia de Loso" spring carni-
val. Baylor president Robert Sloan
unexpectedly made the announcement
in January at his usual weekly meeting
with student leaders. One student appar-
ently asked if a senior-year friend would
be able to dance before leaving school
and the president gave his OK.
bic exercise and cheerleading.
Also most sudents will not have to
learn to dance noted Baylor spokesman
"We've had dances for years in
downtown Waco" he said. Moving
them on-campus just seemed cheaper
and easier despite tradition.
"There are a lot of core values here
that will never change" he said.
"There'll probably be some of our
friends who will be upset But our stu-
dents won't embarrass us."
Most students said they were excit-
ed by the change.
I think it's great'" said Jonnette
According to reports the president Alexander a il vear-old senior from
called dancing an often "wholesome Pineville La. "It's bringing us into the
activity" that is already done as a aero- new century.
The recycling and
reuse of 2000 lbs.
of paper saves
380 gallons of oil.
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