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Show Hide text for 1973 volume ( OCR) Text from Pages 1 - 413 of the 1973 volume: “ rick hills rick hills 100 sports 190 greeks 246 student activities 294 ecology and politics 334 administration 350 epilogue 366 advertising 370 index 406 colleges student life like a clock whose hands are sweeping past the minutes of its face, and the world is like an apple whirling silently in space .. . pictures hanging in a hallway and the fragment of a song, half remembered names and faces, but to whom do they belong? " ° like a circle in a spiral, like a wheel within a wheel, never ending or beginning on an ever spinning reel, as the images unwind, like the circles that you find in the windmills of your mind! More than ever, the university has met its challenge to become a meeting place of contrasting lifestyles and philosophies. Some students still engage in the old tradition of beer drinking and bar hopping while others have turned to grass smoking and mind blowing. Yet all are tied together by the pressure of school and the expectations of families and friends. Education. It ' s what brought some 20,000 students to the Florida campus this year. And this phenomena was eagerly parceled out through books, class lectures, testing and more books. But that was only half of the educational process that went on at the UF. The other half can summarily be called " student activities, " and it was found outside the classroom. No grades were given. Students were not required to attend. Credit hours were not awarded in most cases, and the participants didn ' t expect them. So, was " student activities " a worthwhile endeavor for those who got involved in them? Famed poet James Lowell would have thought so. To him, " The better part of every man ' s education is that which he gives himself. " Whether it consisted of a part in Romeo and Juliet or working in student govenment, reporting for the Alligator or working for the cause of any of a multitude of campus clubs or organizations, the same need was fulfilled. Learing was stimulated by firsthand experience outside the classroom. While some condemn the UF for it ' s massive size and lament that one is sure to become only another fish in a vast sea of student numbers, others can argue that the " massive " university offers activities the small college often only dreams of. Ralph Waldo Emerson said, " We are students of words: we are shut up in schools and colleges and recitation-rooms for ten or fifteen years, and come out at last with a bag of wind, a memory of words, and do not know a thing. " On the following pages you ' ll see some of the constructive experiences some UF students got involved in- outside the classroom. MARVIN HARPER News-Editor Helen Aller Robert Appleton Teresita Aragon Valerie Barnes William Bassett Velvettee Bennett Michael Berky John H. Berngartt Mark Bernstrom Robert Bevis A. A. Bloski BiII Bogan Marsha Bradbury Jack M. Browder, Jr. Barbara Browning Robin Bruce Paul Brumme John Stephen Brusca Julie Adams Moshe Adler Jerry Akin Sheldon Carl Bilchik Marc Birnbaum Octavio Blanco John Bulla LaVerne Olivia Burney Gail Cadow Susan Cecil Debby Cherwak university college Rita Carol Christensen Steven Christovich Mary Ann Clark Mary Bunch Paul Burleson Allan Clements Alex Cohen Jerry Cohen Conrad Conley Susan Correale Clifford Cox Robert Craig Lisa Craycraft David W. Cromer Tracy Crook Tony Davenport Margaret Davis John Anthony DeMattia Helen DeWolfe Maria Diaz Jim Dickerson Ben Doerr Fred Doerr Jackson Downey Charles Duncan Sarah Duncan Mark Ehlers David Englert Timothy Equels Lyne Ericson Dawn Erler Roland M. Farris, Jr. James Faverty George D. Ferguson Richard Fernandez Richard Ernest Fingerle Eric Fink Michael Fisher university college Joe Flowers, Jr. Reginald Franklin Kay Frazee Frederick J. Gant Lori Frazier Sharon Gay Jeff Frey Larry Gerson Stephen Bruce Gair Jeff Gleiberman Kevin Fitzgerald Roy Glisson Stuart Gold Kenneth Goodman Robinson Granger Robert Gravitz Andrew Grayson Ellen Green Stephen Gres Margaret Guy Ross Hancosk Anne Halliburton Ellen Hatfield Rudolph Henning Janet Higginbotham Larry Hobbs Marilyn Hoey Scott Holcomp Daniel Holton Valerie Howell Michael Jackson Walter Jackson Norman Jenkins Douglas Jones Kathy Jones Ken A. Jopling Wendy Kramer Timothy Lagree Bruce Landy Beverly Lane Francis Lauria Steven Kalinger Patricia Lauria Mary Ley Edward Leibhauser Diane Linder Lisa Markowitz Walter Long Michael Lundeen E. Kent Lytle Mariorie Mackell Craig Marshall Constance Martens Karen Malesky Edward Margolis Tony Martin Sue Martinez Rebecca Matthews Lee Allen Mayhew Lisa Markowitz Craig Marshall Constance Martens Charles L. McCarter Janice McCully David McElrath Joseph Mendoza Mike Meredith Mark Messersmith Elaine Meyers Thomas Miller John Mintmire Gordon Mock university college Debra Moore Dennis Moore James Morgan Elizabeth Moughton Cindy Mrowka Douglas Musgrove Bruce A. Nants Robert Neimeyer Jill Nemiro Michael Newman Kay Nopper Shyam Paryani Samuel Peacock Janet Pedretty Robert Phillips Mark T. O ' Lone Patsy Orton Carolyn Parker Stephen Phillips David Porkorney Sandie Prekaza WiLliam Quattlebaum Ronald Rabin Jacqueline Radcliffe Theresa Ramsay Cheryl Renfroe Susanne Rice Carol Robbins Lance Rodan Edward C. Rogers Joyce Rogers Margo Roman Davida Schiff Marian Schlutz Donna Schmitt Gary Schneider Curt Schoeneman LITTLE PROFESSor BOOK CENTer university college Nancy Schroeder Werner Schuman Lawrence Sellers Kevin Sgroi Joseph Shacter Kenneth Shacter Barry Signorelli Craig Sikes Marci Silbermann Ben Simpson Pamela Slusher Jane Smith John Smith W. Douglas Snyder Leonard Spearman Kenneth Spoto Margie Stalder Wilma Stanger Scott Stevens Gail Stewart Freda Sutton Thomas Talbot William B. Taylor Terri Tibbetts Linda Tienstra John Townsend John Triscritti Pamela Jean Tubbs John Tucker Billy Turner Douglas Ray Turner Joan L. Turner Gary Ulmer Francisco Valdes Laurent VanCott Joan Waldron Robert Wanex Susan Waterman Melanie Weaver Marc Venzara Robert Voyles Holly Jill Weigle Gregory White James Williams Mark Clay Williams David Williamson Scott Willinger J. C. Wilt David Wimpenny Mary Wright Mary Wyatt Gary Bowen David Bridges Gary R. Brown steven e. eshom barbara krafka robert B. Paschal Robert E. Philpot Jack Shipp James Albert Thomas Penny Olema Wilson Thomas Bovee agriculture architecture and fine arts Steven E. Eshom Barbara Krafka Barry Loren Faske James G. King II David Orr Kenneth Allan Pettay Robert B. Paschal Robert E. Philpot C. West Caldwell Ronnie L. Choron Henry Marvin Goldson Jack Shipp James Albert Thomas Sergio Gonzalez Michael S. Hriczo Dax Martin Robin Olin Penny Olema Wilson Thomas Bovee Sharon M. Roberts J. Rolando Sanchez Barry Ulmann William G. Weil Carolyn G. Yates Cristina Rita Almengual David Anderson Amarilys Zaydee Arroyo Jacquelyn Barteaux James Bernecker Jacqueline C. Bielek Blanche Bowlus Cheryl Brown Barbara J. Burks Justine Cassady Max Castro Patrice Cessna John Corley Marylyn Cornwell Laura Hanna Daley Louis Andrew Daley Rosa Daniels James DePree Harry Eisenberg Fred Emens Jeanna Fiske Thomas Patrick Floyd Stephen Halter Cheri Hagenson Scott Hackmyer Carol Barbara Haber Thomas Gucciardo Velma L. Grisby carlos garcia jean gearing walter gordon Carlos M. Garcia Jean Gearing C. David Haltiwanger Marilyn Hendrix Kyle Holmes Diane Jacques Walter E. Gordon II Regina R. Kelly Matthew Kenny Rose Kirsch Peter Kolone Marilynn G. Koonce Michele F. Krentzman Christine Kupka Sherry Lane Cynthia Latimer Andrea M. Lazzari Susan L. Litzau David E. Mayhew Tina Maura Kay Julia McGucher Don Lee McIntyre Jan Conway McIver David Miller Jose L. Miraya Emanuel Morris Nora Murrell George Pappas Armando Quevedo Catherine Randall Dennis Roberts Steven D. Rosen Murrell Carnel Rutledge Victor Schmidt Gary Shecter Steven F. Singer Nanceen Snyder John Thomas Mack Tyner business administration Elena Valdes Jose Valle Barbara Anne Vespucci Marta Whidden Ed Wilson Diane Barbara Yarfitz Thomas Zaydon William J. Zoda J. C. Aggarwal Maggie Aleman Maria M. Aleman Scott Richard Andersen Marvin Armstrong Ronald Braun Bruce M. Burns Thomas Cardozo Constance Cook Alan Daughtery Timothy Deckert Ellis Faught Tim Fletcher Ennis Duncan Phil Gehres Nick DeVirgilis Lawrence James Garces Thomas Joseph Danahoe Wendell Davidson Frank Fleischman Nelson Gibson Frank Gomez C. Wayne Hamilton Peter J. Hartman John Hovey Albert Lee Kahn Dorman Kight Joelen Rose Kilbas James King Paul R. Korman Rodney Kent Lilly Don Maines Karen Malter Alberto Gaston Manrara Kristen McCormic William McDonald Jean McPhail John Dupas Miller Robert Edward Mischuck Thomas Tupps Thomas Tyson Kent Wang J. Hulon Williams David Morin Donald Olson Barbara Raskins Gary Schweitzer Gail Smith business administration John R. Smithers Paul M. Sperling Charles S. Straud Thomas Tupps Thomas Tyson Kent Wang J. Hulon Williams Judy Williams Lupe Wong Smith Young Michael Addison O. James Blankenship Cynthia Anderson Debra Barnett Arthur Bellot Beverley Jayne Boaz Louis Boehmer Thomas Brown Abbie Dunn Howard Edwards Cathe Finnell Suzanne Fitzpatrick Myra T. Forsberg Candice Fromknecht Shirley Gardner Ruth Gaslin Donna C. Greenberg Margarita Gutierrez Sherry Howard Hazel H. Kates Janet L. Kovar Sandra M. Lank Linda Lee Kathleen Lindstrom Linda V. Marshall Recy Martinez Deborah Massengale Sharlin McCabe Maureen McCourt Marianne McDowell Celesta Milton Lynn Mott Betty Nichols Kathy Norris Carol Palmer Jacqueline Pepper Faye Pfeiffer Barbara E. Rancke Delores A. Reeves Penny Roop Barbara J. Rudne Jean Ruff James P. Sampson Cora Scharnweber Linda Stewart Martha Swanson Carol A. Tamburino H. Roxana Taylor Kathleen Thiele Janice Watson Ann P. Welch Patrica L. West Barbara J. Williams Lisa Williams Janet Witkoski Kathleen Ziccardi Joseph Albert Abraham David Baum Shailesh S. Bhende Manohar Chanchlani Robert A. Glista Robert Russell Godwin Illeya A. K. Hamwi John J. Jenkins Edmundo L. Marquez Tofigh Mussivand Jorge A. Naya, Jr. Gary Lawrence Paskal Thomas E. Richardson Niranjan J. Shah Pamela Diane Brookshire Susan C. Penn Diane Alterman Georgia Dane Baker Robert Berrin Ruben Betancourt Betty Jeanne Blodgett Maureen F. Bryan Arnold Bucholtz Ronald Bush Julius J. Christopher Carol K. Comer George DeBoer Marie Dyson Deborah J. Epstein Paul C. Erwin Wanda Forehand David R. Frack John R. Gillespie Lawrence B. Glick Martha E. Howard journalism Cindy Hursey Patrick O ' Malley Johnson Susan Lawrence Bill R. Leonard Stephen Lobby Marianne Macina Robert Maland 71 Verna Saxer Michael E. McMahon Jane Louise Nixon Mary Ann Sebrey Jim C. Shaeffer Pam S. Shelden William Curtis Simon Smith Martha Ann Snedaker Janet Steen Eileen M. Twardzik Terry Vento Joan Lee Willette Joseph C. Zirkle F. Lynn Balaban Deborah C. Caldwell Betsy Jeanne Clark Deborah L. Cole Barbara E. Courtney Vicki Courtwright Marjoire Thomas Peak Susan V. Spontak Lynn J. Arteaga Celinda P. Bondley Cheryl A. Choate Edward N. Collier r Virginia D. Perry Laura J. Priess Jerry Friedman Kenneth Ignal Wayne N. King Holly J. Karmgard Debra H. Smith Marva Lou Underhill Susan H. Chen Ralph F. Collins Karen S. Gapski Rhoda E. Rolle Joy J. Sears pharmacy Barbara J. Lee Janice Lukens Brenda L. Mercer Katherine Newton Carolyn Dugon Helen D. Faulk Colleen A. Fitzpatrick pharmacy physical education Kathy Minnet Cynthia Wandell Beth Terry Feingold Lucinda Lee Herzberg Doretta Dilley Maria Espallargas Paula Falzone Debby Gaugh Katrina Goodwin Candy Hanna Emmanuel Klimis Debbie Hannon Jean Marie Morgan Candace Rae Ashton Robert Clark Connye Coleman Francis Sargent Pat Safterthwaite Jorge Valdes John G. Albers Carmen D. Almaguer Jose A. Apoute Dean Bunch H. Miller Caldwell, Jr. Leon Azis Donal L. Baih Robert Chabot Charles H. Ball Karl R. Beckmeyer Jason M. Chapnick Darryl E. Clark Christopher C. Cloney William Kent Coleman graduate students Antal Borcsok Celinda V. Borcsok Timothy J. Bradley Elaine R. Buist Richard Roy Conant Jeffrey C. Delafuente Peter Douaihy Donna B. Drake John Paul Ehrig Paul S. Elias David A. Guy Sam Hansard James C. Hardenburg Rick Hills Peter C. K. Enwall Jeanett Fakheri Marie S. Hotaling Sonrah Forouhab Millicent A. Francis Louis G. Galanos Frederick Wayne Leonhardt graduate students George Ndi Geh Carmen Vincent Gintole Gloria Eliz Gonzalez Mercedes L. Gonzalez Mark E. Ludwig Gleen Kollen Richard L. Mamele Carmen N. Muniz Edwin J. Olowin Linda A. Nicholson Richard J. Palazzo Frank H. Manning Ricardo Martinez-Cid Martin Luis Marquez Donald R. Matthews Gloria R. Perez Pablo Perez Robert B. Persons, Jr. Fred Piercy John W. McCarter John Webster Merritt Barbara Morris Sergio Ponce Richard S. Rosen Paul Michael Ryan Edna Louise Saffy graduate students Raysa Sarduy H. J. Underhill Aristomenes Aristides Varoudakis William C. Vose M. Ross Shulmister Donnei Gaston Seale Danney R. South Michael G. Stalvey Ronald Eugene Will Sheldon Wind Richard L. Wyckoff Robert Zarzour Michael H. Schneider Charles Weber Johnny White Robert Stiff John Sutton Eric W. Svenson Regina M. Wilson Gene Shapiro Charles H. Becker Rudolph H. Blythe Robert S. Bolles James Richard Conner Charles D. Covey Roy C. Craven Dennis R. Crowe Esam M. Ahmed Richard A. Angorn Ronald Bailey Ronald K. Bass Robert S. Boyd Ruth Brumball John F. Bucher Dennis E. Buffington Frederic L. Bushkin Jerry F. Butler Robert E. Caldwell James W. Carpenter James C. Cato B. L. Damron Bernard F. Davies Connie Davis Darryl B. Deaktor Raymond A. Dennison O. Walter Donnenfeld faculty 00 C. R. Douglas B. R. Eddleman Robert Falzone John P. Feaster Percy W. Frazer Jack L. Fry Dona W. Fuller Susan Gallaway Eric Goldstein John Gray Karen Griggs Shaw E. Grigsby faculty Marie S. Hammer John F. Kelly Lora A. Kiser Stephen R. Kostewicz Max R. Langham Roberta H. Hall J. R. Julin L. W. Kalch R. H. Harms J. H. Herbert, Jr. Bill G. Jackson Carl H. Johnson Dolores Leach Peter K. Y. Lee Max A. Leinberger Harold L. Levinson Jasper N. Joiner James G. Joiner John Paul Jones Jeffrey E. Lewis James E. Lloyd Salvatore J. Locascio Jean Miller James Montelaro Margaret Morgan Alice C. Morley Olive L. Morril Milledge Murphey Sarah C. MacDonald Richard S. MacKenzie Stephen A. McKnight Elizabeth E. Mumm Mary Lou McEver Lizette L. Murphy Thomas Murphy Victor Nettles James L. Oblinger Vervil L. Mitchell Faye T. Plowman Tapas K. Pradhan Jessie Pryce Frank F. Rathbun Robert L. Reddish Pandora Reeves John E. Reynolds Robert J. Rice David Alfred Roland James Ross Stephen Rubin Otto C. Ruelke Robert S. Sand John P. Saxon Harvey Sharpe T. J. Sheehan Kenneth Small Terence S. Small Connie F. Smith Daniel Spinks James W. Strobel Stephanie Tate MAIN STORE ROOM PERSONNEL PSYCHOLOGY PHYSICAL OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY SPEECH X-RAY THERAPY STENOGRAPHIC POOL MEDICAL RECORDS Kenneth Ray Tefertiller Mary C. Tompkins Elbert Voss William G. Wagner Beth H. Walsh Glenda L. Warren Frances D. Wave William B. Weaver Gail E. Weil Willis B. Wheeler Izola F. Williams William J. Wiltbank Louis W. Ziegler student life student life student life a beginning an explosion occurs. a cloud forms, oving outward, no boundaries to confine, no pressure to constrict. slowly there is change - condensation. a cloud swirls, moving around a central core, a central body. slowly form begins. the core assumes definition, while outstretched arms of the pinwheel gather momentum, gather adherants. then there is form. all are moving around a central core, a central body. jean gearing, 3AS fall it ' s called living . VOTER INFO registraTION CENTER OF ELECTION rick hills with a mouse and an astronaut and an almost president... brass bands, bo diddley and beauty queens... the UF sought to put the ' home ' back in homecoming. olden day reminisces of the traditional brought tear-filled smiles to some students and especially soggy alumni. yet mingled among the seagrams and the crashing helmets were the cries for the new, the immediate realities of sex and drugs and antiwar protests. the gap between nostalgia and relevancy clashes and overlaps this time around as.. " happenings old and new make homecoming ' 72 " Blue Key Banquet attenders make themselves at ' home ' . Emcee Richard M. Dixon at ' home ' with his ' fellow Americans. ' 60,000 warm the 36 degree Growl with glowing candles. Sweet victory comes ' home ' to Elizabeth Nelson. viet vet brings long war home Homecoming Queen Mr. two-bits leads his traditional cheer right along with cheerleader Mike ' s new ' s-o-c-k — i-t ' . sock it to me, baby, (in rhythm of course). And so the corsages and shakers and hat frat floats and booze made Florida ' s Homecoming ' 72 both old and new. Today i don ' t know what came over me i smiled at a statue of someone ' s knee Everyone of the know-me-nots smiled back And for just a little while we laughed backwards Then retraced our steps all the way home beckie gayle, 4AS You are hit in the head by a frisbee while walking thru the Plaza. Infirmary Loan Office Warned for trespassing, get out and go to Payne ' s Prairie, No. 7. Begin; pay tuitio n, housing, books, utilities, and advance to No. 2. Lose 2 turns filling out forms and waiting for a decision. Break foot tripping over freshman on your way to Graduation, start over. Alumni demand a more wholesome Gator Growl, ignore this and advanc to No. 14. Another tuition hike, go to Loan Office, get denied for Insufficient Funds, go back to No. 2. We finally get a good concert on campus. again by Suzie Sorority go back to No. 4 and learn your lesson. Registration; rejected by computer, lose 2 turns waiting. You are run down by a herd of stampeding bikers. Catch the flu, go to Infirmary, they send you home with a bandage. Busted for mushrooms, but not until you eat some. Another parking ticket, you now have enough to make a full deck of card Attacked by a wild dog on your way to class, lose 1 leg. Graduate from U.C., advance 2 spaces in any direction. Rick Hills ' 73 Rejected again, despite best efforts to soothe the computer, go back to No. 4. President makes an appearance to dispel! student riots, advance to No. 7 and have a riot. pedal pushing people press on oiL FOR AN APPOINTMENT WITH A PHYSICIAN CALL EXTENSION SEE THE RECEPTIONIST CEDAR ST. Harkness Ballet BEAUTY IN MOTION SHOWTIME Isaac Hayes Rare Earth Jeff Beck at the 50 ' s hop presenting . . . Rock ' n Roll Revival uf favorite Creek Symphony the Rat... The Drifters winter My head is broken into Pieces scattered on the floor. Into my mind, tread gently Over shattered bits of bone. Close the door behind you, please, That hall is very drafty. My fragmented puzzle-box Carefully reconstructed So the edges can ' t cut you. jean gearing, 3AS 14 Pending O ' Connel approval Mike Blocker JOHN LONG UF President Stephen C. O ' Connell at news conference ... approves plan submitted by Ad Hoc Committee on Publications year in review feature STUDENT PUBLICATIONS The top news story of the year at The University of Florida, ironically enough, concerned the student presses themselves. The 65 year-old student newspaper, THE FLORIDA ALLIGATOR, became an independent corporation beginning February. The yearbook, THE SEMINOLE, another old established student publication at UF, became a student organization under student government. he FLORIDA QUARTERLY was denied funding for the ' 72— ' 73 year by the Board of Student Publications which was eliminated itself. There was talk that the Quarterly would be housed by the English Department; however it continued publication through the financial aid of the Alumni Association. And finally, after a long history of its own, student publications itself was faded decision By WENDY SNYDER Alligator Staff Writer will support and encourage its success. " the conference editor-in-Chief Randy Bellows By WENDY SNYDER As was the trend nationally this year, journalists at UF found themselves making headlines, and the issues of freedom of the press and the necessity for a strong newspaper erupted into contro- versy on the UF campus. The Florida Alligator, for 65 years a university publication, found itself the butt of criticism and the object of many divergent proposals until finally becoming an independent corporation in February. Problems for the newspaper began in May ' 72 when then Editor-in-Chief Ron Sachs a list of abortion referral agencies challenging an archaic Florida statute. UF President Stephen C. O ' Connell found in the " untenable position " of being official publisher of the newspaper without opportunity of reviewing copy. The Alligator had printed the list illegally and O ' Connell was officialy responsible. The law was subsequently declared unconstiutional but the president was determined to relieve himself of the burden of publisher. Following the Sachs incident, O ' Connell requested an opinion from Attorney General Robert Shevin concerning his as president. Shevin confirmed that presidents were indeed legal publishers of campus However, Shevin continued, they did not the right to exercise prior restraint of publication. O ' Connell pursued the matter. In August he requested the Board of Student Publications, (BSP), then the governing board for university publications The Alligator and The Seminole, to submit a list of alternative proposals concerning the newspaper. Three proposals were dis- cussed: • Establishment of the paper as a legal entity on or off campus. • Publication of the paper by the College of Journalism and Commu nications. • Engagement of a responsible to the to act as publisher of the paper. In submitting the proposals, however, the BSP voted 3-2 not to recommend adoption of any of the proposals, preferring instead to recommend retaining the existing structure for a period of six months to further study the matter. O ' Connell, though, preferred not to wait those six months. Elaborating on the third O ' Connell submitted a plan to the Board of Regents which entailed hiring a editor-publisher to the president to govern the newspaper. The editor-publisher would have the authority to hire and dismiss student editors and staff, control The Alligator ' s content and restrict editorial policy. The Alligator, under the plan, could not editorially comment on political issues or endorse political candidates. The regents rejected this in September. O ' Connell then drew up a second proposal, submitted to the regents in early October. It was designed to make The Alligator " free of university authority and independent of reliance on public funds " by January. The plan called for an end to activity fee support of The In addition, a restructured 11-member publications board would serve as publisher of the newspaper during the transitional period before the paper was to become independent. The proposal was adopted and the members of the board were named. However, a clause in the proposal calling for prior and review on the part of the board created conflict in the minds of some members, and whether or not all would agree to serve became a confusing issue for some time. Meanwhile, a student refe- rendum question concerning The Alligator was included on the fall Student Senate elections ballot. By a vote of 3372-459, the students endorsed the retaining of The Alligator on campus, by student activity fee money. O ' Connell ' s next step was to appoint the Ad Hoc Committee on Student Publications — also referred to as the Cunningham Commission denoting its chairman, Dr. Hugh Cunningham of the College of Journalism — to study The Alligator and a plan for independence by Jan. 1. The committee studied three major proposals: one submitted by Ed Barber, then acting director of student publications, another by Kay B. Meurlott, an assistant professor in the department of the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, and the third from Editor-in-Chief Randy Bellows. Both Barber ' s and Bellows ' plan called for a nonprofit to operate the paper. A difference in the two plans consisted in the number of representatives from the student-run editorial office (news room) to be included on the board of directors. Meurlott ' s plan called for either a profit-oriented or organization, depending on " which arrangement offers the best long-term benefit to the continued operation in the judgement of the principals of the corporation. " The plan finally approved by the committee and submitted to O ' Connell in early January was a modification of the Barber plan. Under the plan, approved by O ' Connell Jan. 9, The Alligator would become an independent, nonprofit corporation Feb. 1. It would be governed by a seven-member board of directors consisting of the editor-in-chief (Randy Bellows), the managing editor (Tim Condon), the business manager (Mike Blocker), the advertising manager (Ed Cornwell), " a graduate with journalistic (Kevin Davey), and " a person from outside the engaged in full-time journalistic pursuits " Sharkey). The position of general also a member of the board of directors, was given to Tony Kendzior, previously the manager of the Campus Shop and Bookstore. The plan became official and the board of directors met times to draw up its charter and incorporate its own bylaws. Protest, however, was raised by Student Government and Editor Bellows calling for a financial foundation. A rally was staged " in support of The Alligator " during which columnist Frank Mankiewicz — in a taped speech — drew a national parallel The Alligator and other newspapers fighting for survival. As of this Jan. 22 deadline, though, it appeared that UF ' s newspaper would begin a new history Feb. 1 as The Florida Alligator. seminoIe becomes student organization By WENDY SNYDER Whether or not you would ever read this was once doubtful. Whether or not the ' 73 Seminole would be published at alI remained an unanswered question from August to October. One day the word was " go, " the next, " scrap it. " It was a question of money always the hindering factor. The problem stemmed from a decision made during the summer by UF President Stephen C. O ' Connell to reallocate student activity funds, decreasing the Student Publications budget by 34 cents per student per quarter — a total loss of $28,000. The money was transferred to the Athletic Association and the Infirmary. As a result of this decrease in funds, the Board of Student Publications (BSP) voted in August to eliminate both The Seminole and The Quarterly, the UF literary magazine. An additional factor in the negative vote cited by the board was the apparent lack of student support for the two publications. " I can ' t see going $17,000 in debt to support publications no one seems to be interested in, " student board member Fred Vollrath said at the time. Yearbooks sold the previous year totalled 1,155. However, the Seminole staff members had enthusiastic plans for the new book and firmly believed enough student support could be rallied to justify publication. Seminole Editor Marianne Macina appealed the BSP ' s decision to then Acting Vice President for Student Affairs John Kinzer. Kinzer appeared before the BSP Aug. 25, requesting the board to reconsider its fatal recommendation. The board complied. In a complete reversal of its previous decision regarding The Seminole, the BSP approved an $11,000 deficit for the book. The consensus of the board was if The Seminole were to be published at continued... all it should be funded in a manner which would insure a top-notch publication. Kinzer, though, taken aback at the board ' s generous deficit allowance, delayed approval of the BSP ' s action. Thus, during the break between summer and fall quarter, the status of The Seminole remained in limbo. Kinzer and Macina met several times early fall quarter to negotiate a compromise budget for the yearbook. Kinzer indicated he would approve publication of the book given two prerequisites: one, that student support above last year ' s could be proven through the sale of approximately 2,0 0 0 $1 downpayment " commitment " purchases; and two, that economizing cutbacks could be made in the budget to decrease the deficit spending. Macina reported K i n zer ' s suggestions at a BSP meeting Oct. 3. Al that time, 500 sales had been transacted. On Oct. 20 the BSP reiterated its approval of an $11,000 deficit for The Seminole and recommended that the Student Publications overall budget be utilized to absorb part of the Seminole deficit. The Student Publications budget is made up largely of advertising revenue — 61 per cent. Student activity fees comprise the next largest portion — over 30 per cent. Yearbook and Quarterly sales plus miscellaneous revenue complete the total source of income. Kinzer reacted quickly to the idea of subsidy, and, in a simple memo dated Oct. 23, all the controversy, uncertainty and frustration of the previous months were brought to an end. In the memo, Kinzer approved a compromise deficit of $9,400 " I can see the possibility of making a successful venture out of this (year ' s Seminole) with student support from both the fees and in sales, " Kinzer said. The word was definitely " go. " Meanwhile, the Seminole staff had been working continuously despite the uncertain outcome. With renewed incentive following Kinzer ' s go-ahead, they began the serious work of collecting pictures, assembling copy and designing lay-outs. By mid-November sales had surpassed the 1,500 mark. And here it is ... finally. The consumation of a year ' s hard-spent effort, brought to you " with a little help from our friends. " By PAULA CHRISTY It was a year of growing and growing, a year of becoming for the Florida Quarterly. It was a year of changes in finances, operations and content. In July 1972, the Board of Student Publications severed relationships with the Florida Quarterly, cutting it free to float on its own with no recommendations of where the boat was to come from. The Quarterly did float, supported by life preservers thrown by the UF Alumni Association which was to help out until the magazine could get its feet on the ground. A possible berth for the Quarterly is the English Department which has given it support during this unsettled year. The BSP cut the Quarterly loose because UF President Stephen C. O ' Connell chopped money Student Publications received each quarter from $1.64 to $1.30 per student, a budget cut of approximately $23,460 over three quarters. Deciding Student Publications could not support a loss this great, the board cut the Quarterly off, hoping someone would step in to keep the literary magazine alive. So the groping began and out of the dark came the Alumni Association. With this single candle lighting the way, the Quarterly started searching for a home. In the midst of uncertainty, the Florida Quarterly was not stifled or even slowed down. It continued to grow and kept its position as one of the leading student-produced literary magazines in the country. The six-year-old magazine of the arts has received national awards for excellence and publishes works contributed by poets and artists around the country. It has been used as a textbook at Cornell University. The magazine expanded its sections of poetry, graphics, photography and prose, including the works of a few regular contributors and many new ones. The Quarterly has a few regulars they like to hang onto because of the popularity of their work. According to Editor Marie Speed, many of the poems were by unpublished poets who have not published a book of their own. Because the market for poetry is so limited, poets may find it difficult to publish, so turn to literary magazines as they are good exposure for their work. Primarily prose and poetry, the non-profit magazine is published three times a year and is sold on campus and in bookstores around town. The Quarterly readership grew luxuriously in the fertile environment of the campus, nourished by the presence of visiting poets John Ciardi and John Frederick Nims who were each guest professors for a quarter. Faculty involvement also increased. Striving to reach a larger audience, the Quarterly included experimental works, by several authors and ' artists. Most of what went into the literary magazine was art drawn from sources as diverse as universities and prisons. One section planned featured prison poetry. Everything was selected by a quarterly continued... staff of five readers and the editors who exchanged and discussed the material. With a reputation for being one of the liveliest literary magazines in the United States, the Florida Quarterly was conservative and cautious only in demanding high quality work. With this goal of quality in mind, the Quarterly began writing to contributors who sent in good work that didn ' t quite meet their standards, sending the contributors critical analyses of their work and asking them to resubmit it for possible reconsideration. The magazine received fantastic feedback. From its beginnings six years ago as an experiment proposed by students and chartered by Student Government, to its inclusion as part of Student Publications and finally to its new-found independence, the Florida Quarterly has worked toward excellence and increasing readership. During the year, the literary magazine grew, changed and matured. It was truly a year of becoming. It ' s very simple. Dogs and cats and other talented animals have tails; their tails, with their thousands of flourishes provide them with a wonderfully complete language of arabesques, not only for what they think and feel and suffer, but for every mood and vibration of their being, for every infinitesimal variation in their feeling tone. We have no tails, and since the more lively among us need some such form of expression, we make ourselves paintbrushes and pianos and violins . herman hesse an extension of self creating expression give peace a chance the student ' s war struggle • for peace January 29, 1973 business as usual a turn away .. . from m eat, from fats and sugars, from giant vending machines .. . to fruit fantasies and homemade bread, and organic peanut butter.. . it ' s a way to turn. Like little children, fascinated by the unusual and for some of us the unknown, Saturday morning was sheer delight! Peeking out of the window, we dared not wait long enough to bundle up but hurried outside to feel tiny white snowflakes fall on our " noses and eyelashes. " February 10, snow fell in Gainesville. Of course it was a very minimal amount and in small dimensions that were scoffed at by Northerners as pure " dandruff " but none the less it was pure and white ... snow. Come Saturday morning sorority girls dressed in black after a night of initiation ceremonies frolicked in their front yards singing " Frosty, the Snowman " and other students caught up by the mood, packed their bags and cars and headed for the big drifts up as far north as Macon, Georgia. For some of us, it was impossible to stay at home. We had never seen snow or it had been a very long time since we had. At 2 a.m. we found ourselves sipping hot chocolate in Valdosta, staring out the window at the snow piled up on the cars parked across the street. For the real pros, it either meant staying in bed late or fastening sleds, toboggans and what have you on cars and heading to the Carolinas. For our photographers it was a " winter wonderland " for pictures. And for the people in Northern Florida it meant more money due to snowbound travelers. At one gas station in Live Oak, the attendant had made his own snowman who stood defiantly atop the gas pump. We asked him what he though about the snow. He replied, " Great, we haven ' t had this much business in 20 years. " And for some Gainesville residents it made them stop and wonder if they shouldn ' t have settled farther south. After the excitement had melted down and the heard about the real problems that snow could cause there was a lot of agreement " that snow is a show but aint it great to be in the Sunshine State! " snow snow r spring SG merry go round President Bob Rosenberg President Sam Taylor President Allison Miller President 1973-74 Sam Taylor resigned as Student Body President at UF March 2, 1973, after the Independent Florida Alligator found that he was not registered as a student. His vice president, Linda Glockner, had resigned the day before because the Alligator found she had failed to pay her fall tuition fee. That left Student Senate President Bob Rosenberg next in line for the presidency. The next Monday, March 5, Allison Miller replaced Rosenberg as she was elected by the Student Senate as the first female president at UF. Miller, reigns unti l the SG runoff elections are completed April 18, when a new president will sit in that coveted seat and a new year of events happens at the University of Florida. TIRED OF BACKTALK HERE FOR at 0 year in review feature WOMEN ' S RIGHTS Investigations into women ' s rights became one of the big news events of the year at The University of Florida. Status of Women Committees were formed both by the administration and by student government. Research into the matter was conducted both by the student newspaper, THE FLORIDA ALLIGATOR and the UF leadership organization, SAVANT. It also was the first year in which Florida Blue Key, men ' s leadership organization on campus, opened the doors to its annual banquet and welcomed women. Figures, figures, figures .. . The Office of Academic Affairs can supply you with ontain top-heavy figures, all listed " umber of Male Faculty at UF " or Male Employees. " A prospective r might take one look at the e you never. " ompleted by Dean W.T. Cole, departments on campus have instructional positions. them have declined. ther universities and the Irene Thompson .. Chairwoman, President ' s Committee on the Status of Women Marian Jedrusiak ... Director, Student of Women ' s Affairs SPECIAL. it ' s not just a man ' s world you ' ve come a long way baby a yong (EDITOR ' S NOTE: The following article is reprinted from the December 6 issue of the FLORIDA ALLIGATOR. It is the combined effort of three students: Carol Corner, Judy Koons and Marianne Macina.) The U.S. Supreme Court Justice peered over his bifocals and cleared his throat. " The ruling of the lower court is affirmed, " he said. Myra Bradwell turned away. She had just been denied admittance to the Illinois State Bar solely on the basis of her sex. In reaching this decision the court noted that " the natural and delicate timidity and delicacy which belong to the female sex evidently unfit it for many of the occupations of civil life. " That was in 1873. Who would believe that through the years, our court would also say with conviction that women are exempt from jury duty because they prefer " cleaning and cooking, rearing of children and television soap operas, bridge and canasta, the beauty parlor and shopping " along with the idea that " the woman is still regarded as the center of home and family life. " Hani Van De Riet turned away from her class to write " hebephrenic schizophrenia " on the blackboard while proceeding with her definition. She is one of the few women Associate Professors at the University of Florida in 1972. Although acclaimed highly in her field by students and having taught here for ten years, she did not receive a promotion until just recently. In revealing the problems she has encountered as a female faculty member, she related both personal and societal effects. She and her ex-husband have almost identical schooling in clinical psychology — he advanced and she did not. Her average salary has always been $3,000 less than his despite her extremely heavy teaching load. There has never been any praise offered to her by the other faculty members. " We have been told that we are second rate for " We don ' t know where to point blame; I hese are complex questions you can ' t hang on society... how do you stop it? " or have you so long that we begin to believe it, " she said. " I have learned to be adequate but not too good as to be a threat. " The problem hangs on the fact that " the inborn differences between male and female have been seized and overemphasized. We have been taught to be submissive, " she added. The recent SAVANT study included in this issue revealed that of the 2,070 faculty members on campus, 247 or 11.9 per cent are women. Betty Cosby Stevens sat back after her long day and let out a complacent sigh. She ' s been there and back. The former Dean of Women at the University of Florida is not getting a big kick out of teaching logic to " a bright bunch, challenging and demanding. " Besides her duties as an associate professor she is also a University College advisor. Her complacent air vanished as she began to discuss the status of women on this campus. " It is a vicious circle, " she said. " Men tend to perpetuate themselves. " Dr. Stevens said she believes that there really is no benchmark, " we don ' t know where to point the blame; these are complex questions that you can ' t hang on society in general. How do you stop it? " However, she did give a few approaches: • To encourage expectations early to go to graduate school. • To counteract the socialization of females which tells them that if they go to graduate school and get a PhD, they can ' t find a good man. She admits that the possibility of not finding a good man might be a hazard one takes in continuing one ' s education. But then there are many risks in life. The SAVANT study also revealed that of the 1,823 male faculty members, 906 or 50.3 per cent continued... -- Betty Cosby Stevens the intangibles human degradation Registry where there are plenty of qualified women listed. Other than these two specific areas on this campus, she characterizes it as an intangible, attitudinal problem. However, she is optimistic in that attention to the past and present status of women is not just a passing fancy, but that the " movement is here to stay. " women continued... are tenured. Only 86 or 34.8 per cent of the 247 female faculty members are tenured. Irene Thompson peered out over her bifocals and gave a throaty chuckle. The assistant professor of English expressed her belief that the general attitude of the administration and faculty is based on the assumption that any woman involved in women ' s inequities is uptight about sex and homosexuality and is a women ' s libber complete with alI the bad connotations that go along with it. As chairman of the President ' s Committee on the Status of Women, she is frustrated by her " inability to convince the top administration that there is discrimination on alI levels. " Another problem, she said, is that the faculty members in power have made no effort to recruit women. Instead they use the ' old boy system ' where one professor asks another for someone qualified rather than going through the College Of the 116 departments, schools, divisions and colleges that comprise the SAVANT study, 45 departments do not have any female faculty members at all. Myra Bradwell shook her head thinking, hoping it was alI an evil dream. 1873 was long ago. Yet even then and now the American dream and success exists in name only because of the specter of discrimination. Wake up America. Wake up University of Florida. You ' ve been sleeping through a catastrophe of human degradation. For the first time in its history, Florida Blue Key, which has been exclusively a male ' s leadership honorary for years, invited women to attend its annual Homecoming Smoker and Banquet. Although the Blue Key Brothers voted not to allow women to join the honorary last falI they did compromise by opening the banquet doors. he event occured just one year after a group of female students and faculty led by Betty Freidan marched on the ' 71 Banquet. Freidan had been invited to the UF by the members of Mortar Board and Savant to speak at their annual banquet. The protestors charged Blue Key with being a sexist organization. One year later, last fall, the women ' s leadership honorary, Savant, went one step further by tapping men into the organization. faces of blacks Muckraker Jack Anderson May you live in the most interesting of times ... This 1973, Accent Speakers rise to the threat to democracy and the apathy threat ... striving to stir the right stick for the future. Jack Anderson, controversial " muckracker " columnist said to UFers, " not a day goes by that those bureaucrats in Washington don ' t issue some new regulation to increase control over our lives. " CBS Correspondent Roger Mudd spoke of his fear of the Nixon Administration attempting to undermine the of the press and denying reporters the right to confidential sources. Florida Atty. Gen. Shevin tryed to inspire the voting spirit in an apathetic crowd of new student voters, and former pro basketbalI player BilI RusselI reiterated the perenial loss of self that no one seems to be able to find in this nation, especially the black. Much respected Ralph Nader drew the biggest Plaza crowd and started PIRG — Public Interest Research Group — on UF campus, requiring 12,000 signatures. The young consumer protector spoke of his fear for the smalI man vs. the corporation. Fla. Gov. Reubin Askew spoke liberally for change and the same podium saw Fla. Sen. Ed Gurney praising the progress of the Nixon Administration. The " interesting times ... " are here this 1973 and the unanswered ought toos and fears wilI only be born out in the tuture by time ... Consumer Protector Nader US state department representative Arthur Hummel Soul Searcher - Announcer Bill Russell Governor Reubin Askew Attorney General Bob Shevin Republican Florida Senator Ed CBS Correspondent Roger Mudd Apathy in small crowds Future Changes Party Tyrie Boyer, Berni Singley 1973 Student government Parties New Direction Party Jim Reinman, Marsha Burns People ' s party Keith Townsley ' We ' Gary Rutledge and Marian Jedrusiak year In a capsule O Richard M. Nixon re-elected as U.S. President O Lettuce and meat boycotted • UF new married housing completed. e George CornwelI denied tenure in College of Agriculture. O Leon RusselI concert cancelled because of rain o The United States pulI out of the Viet Nam War O Largest Gainesville drug bust, December 8, ninety arrested O Ralph Nader ' s PIRG becomes a reality at UF O Micky Mouse comes to Homecoming O Sam did not get his trams • E.T. York appointed as UF executive vice president O Seminole Greek section pages found missing O Snow came to Gainesville • Tim Condon selected editor-in-chief of the Independent Alligator O Tim McKee, Frank Shorter win medals at the Olympics O Allison Miller selected by SG senate as first female president • Irish runner Eamon O ' Keefe graduates, mother makes first visit to to U.S. on St. Patricks Day. UF MilIhopper given to the state sports sports sports editor ed george the ceremony the atheletic contest is a ritualistic tribute to a dying need for physical and violent struggle. this ancient battle no longer has a place in our lives so we simulate it . . . we crave it but amongst the spectators of this drama there is a feeling hard to explain or describe a feeling of brotherhood . . . a feeling of unity a sense of oneness hovers over the stands. it is this feeling that can draw 50,000 human beings into a cramped and uncomfortable stadium on saturday afternoons. but for the short time it lasts that almost-subconscious oneness makes you forget a university is for learning and the real worId doesn ' t care who carries a leather bag across what line and the thousands of countless dollars and the thousands of countless hours of hard work that make the game possible are justified in those few moments when togetherness and brotherhood warm the concrete funnel around florida field. fumbles foil fsu By GERKEN October 7, 1972. Pompous and confident Florida State University Seminole fans surround you protected within their freshly painted CampbelI Stadium. The annual footbalI rivalry between the FSU and University of Florida teams is abo ut to begin. The mood of the Seminole fans is bolstered by their 4-0 winning streak and national rankings of eleventh from UPI and thirteenth from AP. So far 1972 has been a good year for quarterback and Heisman trophy hopeful Gary Huff. And it looks good for the Seminoles. But a combination of physical expertise and psychology is about to shatter their hopes in a 42-13 defeat at the hands of those impossible Gators from Gainesville. It wilI go down as Florida ' s 12th victory against two losses in the annual contest. The Seminoles have lost the last five games despite being heavily favored in the last two. Under the bright Saturday afternoon sun, 48,758 fans watch as the Seminoles seem to repeat 1971 ' s self-destructive performance. They give up the balI 13 times interceptions and fumbles. Florida begins at once to take advantage of the Seminole ' s offensive weaknesses with a hard hitting defense led by David Poff and Ralph Ortega. As Florida takes the offensive, Doug Dickey ' s Gators march alI over the field with quarterback David Bowden, tailback Nat Moore, fulIback Vince Kendric, and wide receiver Willie Jackson leading the way. FSU ' s lary Huff manages to complete 27 passes for a total of 335 yards, but Florida stilI leades 14-7 at halftime. F loirda State becomes its own enemy by giving way its favorable field position through fumbles and then inticing the Gators down the field with more fumbles. FSU, more panic stricken, is about to make stilI more errors. Two recoveries lead directly to Gator touchdowns as do two interceptions parallel to last year ' s game when the Gators scored following one reception and four recoveries for a 17-15 upset. While the outcome of this year ' s game shocked many FSU fans and pleasantly surprised the Gators, Coach Dickey didn ' t credit Florida ' s win to luck. " When you score that many points against that kind of defense you ' ve got to be doing a super job, " Dickey said. Dickey ' s cheerful dissertation was interpreted by University of Florida President Stephen C. O ' ConnelI and Governor Reubin Askew who made some errors of their own by going to the FSU dressing room after that game announcing that they wanted " to come and see those Gators. " The mood in the FSU locker room was not so jubilant. Asked if he was aware of the record breaking performance for FSU total offense and passing, Gary Huff said, " it doesn ' t make a damn bit of difference to me. " M ore concerned about his team ' s loss he said, " Nine out of ten times, or maybe every time, the team that makes the fewest mistakes wilI win. " Whether or not fumbles and interceptions were the cause of Florida ' s victory and FSU ' s loss is impossible to judge. But in this very emotional intrastate game, the reason for victory seems obscure next to the status which is accorded the victor. The victory is not just a physical one. It is also an emotional one. However, the victory whehter emotional, physical or both, belongs to the Gators. 42-13, the score wilI not be forgotten. florida OFFeNSe SF Joel Parker Willie Jackson OT Paul Parker Gary Padgett Og Burton Lawless Mike Williams c Jim Kynes Robbie Moore SO Mike Stanfield Ron lannerelli ST Kris Anderson Bob Hackney Hank Foldberg Scott Nugent qb David Bowden Chan Gailey FL Hollis Boardman Lee McGriff Tb Nat Moore Andy Summers fb Vince Kendrick Carey Geiger PAT-FG: SPECIALISTS PUNTING: 12 Aust KICKOFF: 9 Morrison 18 J. Williams 18 J. Williams florida DEFENSE LE Ricky Browne Jan Gowland LW John Lacer David Starkey rt David Hitchcock Clint Griffith RE Preston Kendrick Mike Moore Slb Ralph Ortega Rick Boedy MLb Fred Abbott Sammy Green David Poff Glenn Cameron m Wayne Fields Robby Ball lc Tyson Sever Randy Talbot rc Leonard George Al Dorminy s Jim Revels John Clifford 100 1972-73 GATOR BASKETBALL SQUAD Doug Brown Tim Fletcher Tony Miller Malcolm Meeks Mark Thompson Gary Waddell Chip Williams Steve Williams Mike Lederman Bill Moody Gene Shy Bob Smyth Dean White By DAVID L. MILLER " Bartletts Bunch " of basketballers were transformed into the " Comeback Kids " during the 1972-73 season, as the Gator cagers thrilled fans at Alligator Alley with repeated second-half rallies featuring the tenacious defensive play that had characterized the football squad. Despite a so-so 11-15 record, the Gators upset highly ranked Virginia Tech and Vanderbilt at the Alley and barely missed a homestanding victory over Tennessee, then leading the SEC. Captain Tony Miller, SEC leading scorer in 1972, led the ' 73 UF club in scoring for the third straight year, and sophomore Chip Williams was the top newcomer, leading the team in rebounding and finishing second in scoring. Optimism for future Gator basketball teams was generated by the performances of freshmen Gene Shy, Bill Moody, Bob Smyth, Mike Lederman, and Dean White.The latter split playing team between the varsity and the junior varsity, where he combined with Curt Shellabarger, Don Close, and Joe Repass to bring the conference JV title to Gatorland. Near the end of the season head coach Tommy Bartlett announced his resignation, effective after the March 3 finale, after seven seasons at UF, during which time the Bunch won 96 games and lost 85, with the 1969 squad participating in the National Invitational Tournament for the first time in UF history. A new era in Gator basketball was begun on March 5 with the selection of John Lotz, formerly assistant coach at North Carolina, as the 13th head coach in the annals of Florida basketball. SPORTS Tony Aquerrevere Will Artley Brant Bittner John Bosbyshell Matt Bradley Gregg Callaghan Gary Chelesky Jimmy Dann Bobby Dann Rick Dawson Ken DeForest Jim Griffith Powell Hickman Kevin Kierstead Frank Lichtner Steve McDonnell Tim McKee Dean Messick Joel Narcowich Pete Orschiedt John Plemons Ed Quarry Dave Ray John Reeves John Schaub Dan Smith Herb Stevens Jim Summers Karl Swenson Alan Whitaker Steve Wolfson Breast Back IM Free Free Back IM Diver Breast IM Breast IM Fly Diver Free Diver Free Free Fly Back IM Free Distance Free Free Breast Breast Sprinter Free Diver Free Sprinter Mgr. Distance Free IM Diver 1972-73 University of Florida Swimming Team florida relays The 1973 Florida Relays drew capacity crowds despite four days of bleak sunless skies and endless drizzles, demonstrating that even Hogtown ' s worst weather can ' t stop " the largest outdoor track and field event in the country. " Battered, dusty station began pouring into Gainesville as early as Tuesday with smudgy out of state tags, 18-foot cardboard tubes lashed to the roofs, and duffle bags piled up in the back. The religous local early morning joggers were greated to a variety emblems on tee-shirts marked " Yale " " TuLane, " " Duke " , and " Tennessee. " And the games were as spontaneous and colorful as ever with participants from 10 to 65 years old often competing side by side. Anybody can be in the Florida Relays and that makes them all the better. The traditionally faceless Florida track vaulted into a new era in March of 1973. As the Florida Relays began, the track area was given a personalized name of its own. After decades of being just " the track " it was named Percy M. Beard Field in honor of the former track coach. seminole art james cook By PAUL SHEA The first fists went up in Mexico City, 1968. John Carlos and Tommie Smith, unable to stand tall for a flag and a song, expressed their feelings on the Olympic victory stand. Shock wave hits. Not understanding, white Americans lash out at two of their greatest athletes. " Throw them out. " Honkies. America wins again though, and the Carlos-Smith escapade fades into the shine of their medals. Build up Germany in ' 72. The order is out. Spread the word of the burden hanging over military Germany since the big war. Bring up Hitler ' s name as much as possible. Munich must look like a dying puppy being saved by the 20th Olympiad. Political games ... can do no harm. In the United States, the folks have forgot Carlos and Smith. Mark Spitz is out to save his name. Jim Ryun, coming back, again, looks as if he can pull it off. New heroes arise in capped, Dave Wottle and distance runner Steve Prefontaine. The Germans are ready. Bring on the Games. Just a slight problem arises in the pre-Olympic excitment. Blacks from Africa and America threaten to boycott the whole show. We can ' t have that cries the International Olympic Committee. Throw Rhodesia out. Demonstrators, armed with iron pipes, skirmish with police for three days outside the Palace of Justice. No one knows yet what organization they commentary represented. The Games must go on. Suddenly, Tuesday strikes. Arabs, termed " terrorists " by the first reports, crept through the loose Olympic security, killed two Israel Olympic team members and held the games at their feet for 20 horrifying hours. Twelve hours after the Arabs had taken over the Jewish building in the village, the Games were halted. Postponed? Cancelled? That was another in a growing list of problems. What would happen to the Games? It ended in death at a German airport. Or it began. Nineteen Olympic games had gone by with nary a hitch. But now , the escape of sport seemed gone. The insane goals of jumping over a bar, running 100 yards faster than anyone else, throwing the hammer, balancing on a beam, sprinting a mile were all thrown into the insane world. They don ' t fit in with death ... They don ' t belong. Governments seem strange in settings of sport. Athletes who train years in the mountains of Keyna have no need for guns. US athletes, groomed and courted by the citizens and government could not understand. After fanatically training all your life, being brought to your knees by such violence is shattering. In the violence of Olympic sport, no one is killed, no one is seriously hurt. The pain of losing dies quickly for most. After the massacre, problems that would have caused a furor by themselves were magnified because of the bloody Tuesday. After finishing 1-2 in the 400 meters, Wayne Collett and Vince Matthews swung their medals around their fingers and gossiped on the victory stand while the band played The Star-Spangled runners out of any further competition. The downfall of the overall Olympics overshadowed the US failures and without America, the Olympics are doomed. Two sprinters never ran. Mixup in schedules. The National Anthem isn ' t what it used to be. Disgusting and disrespectable according to the IOC. We were whipped in track. Jim Ryun falls. Russia ousts the kings of basketball. Nonsensical Avery Brundage made his last plea that the games must go on. He forgot to tell us how. Thinking of mountains and trees, fearing another absurd slaughter, Denver voters said no to the ' 76 Olympic Games. The National Collegiate Athletic Association withdrawn from the US Olympic Committee, calling for a reorganization and Congressional action. The 18-member NCAA Council made the decision under advice from the International Relations Committee. The NCAA will not send representatives or offer any money to the Olympics. They recommend that the 700 colleges under NCAA jurisdiction also not help. Where does that leave the Olympics? Out in the cold by themselves. The IOC has no place to turn but out into the hard reality of governments and money hunting. fantasy land of sport? Only more trouble. What the Olympics must do is restructure from within, without leaving their own insane world. The NCAA must help, for they are apart of the myth. Athletes must help. Good athletes must compete in future games simply for the sport. If they don ' t want to stand at attention while their countries national anthem blares, they must not be forced to do so. Spirit must take over. The world of sport is one of the few places left to hide. The games can go either way. They can die in the rubble of Germany as a side show wanted by no one, or one can realize that Arabs and Israelis lived together in the Olympic Village at peace as did Russians and Americans before the Arab attack. The fate of the games lies in the hands of athletes like Jim Ryun and Vince Matthews. Mark Spitz and Olga Korbut. Dan Gable an d John Akii-Bua. Lasse Viren and Kip Keino. Along with others, they must come back to save the games. The Olympics can bring such joy. Now there is only sadness. Banner. They don ' t belong. What can Again the IOC did not they find in today ' s troubled understand. They threw the world to take back into the 1972 doris sussman editor greeks greeks greeks the times they are a ' changing ---bob dylan feature article by Wendy Snyder Is the Greek system dying? That ' s been the proverbial question posed by yearbooks across the country for almost a decade now; each time the answer seems to be " no " . The answer really depends on which aspect of Greek life one is referring to: membership or status. The number of Greeks on the UF campus has actually increased whereas the status surrounding fraternities and sororities and the pressure to join have dropped significantly. UF ' s Inter-Fraternity Council reports a five per cent increase in fraternity membership over last year. Panhellenic, the council of sororities, shows a similar slight increase. Most of the houses, though, said their membership was fairly stable — the turnover of graduating seniors and others the house versus the size of the pledge class account for small fluctuations. The turnover in sororities is quite high. Some become disillusioned with the house, others leave for apartments, some get married or leave to intern (education majors, for examples). But the vacancies are soon filled with initiated pledges. Most of the houses are quick to assure you that they ' re not facing any financial difficulty. Many, though, have been forced to raise their food charge due to the costs of meat, etc. Others increase their rent whenever dorm rents go up (usually the rent The turnover in sororities especially is quite high. Some become disillusioned with the house, others leave for apartments, some get married or leave to intern. Greek? Friends Good food, good friends and good times are the most commonly cited advantages to Greek life. remains cheaper than the dorms). Many houses rely on alumni to help out in a financial strain, others settle it among the active members themselves. Most joining a fraternity or sorority are willing to preserve the house no matter what the cost. What type of person is attracted to Greek life? " No special type of person, we have very diverse members. " This is the most common answer given by fraternities and sororities. And there is indeed a large di version of opinions among Greeks as to what a Greek is, how Greeks view independents and vice versa. be answer " I think a girl who ' s been active in high school is attracted to a sorority, " said one sorority member. " Someone who ' s used to a lot of friends. " " Someone who was shy in high school, who maybe didn ' t have a lot of friends and who wants the security of a lot of people, " said another. " Outgoing people who want to get involved are attracted to joining a house, " said a third. " There ' s always someone to talk to, people to rely on. " One girl, said a member of her sorority had been faced with the problem of getting an abortion. " We just called a chapter meeting and raised enough money to send her to New York. " Sisterhood. That ' s the password among sororities. For fraternities it ' s " the brother " — friendship. " I wanted to make a lot of friends, " said one frat man, " and I have. " " You get to associate with a lot of different kinds of people, " said another. " That ' s what I like about a fraternity. " Again, the diversity of members is stressed. " You learn a lot about people in a fraternity, " said a third. " And you learn to adjust to difference of ' Outgoing people who want to get involved are attracted to joining a house. ' status report opinions. There are cliques and factions within the house, just as there are anywhere; but when you come right down to it, we ' re pretty together. " The problem of cliques is fairly often among both fraternities and sororities, but is not considered too serious. " You just have to learn to get along with people. " Good friends, good food, and good times are the most commonly cited advantages to Greek life. How do Greeks and view each other? Again there is a diversion of opinion. Some Greeks maintain there is still status attached to fraternities and sororities, others say they are looked down upon by Some express a preference for dating other Greeks, others say they prefer independents girls have a lot of obligations to the house, and they don ' t have 24-hour others still say it doesn ' t make a difference. Independents tend to discount any status being attached to Greeks. The prevailing attitude among both seems to be that people do what they want and that ' s that. To go Greek or not — it ' s just one more decision to be made at a university. The prevailing attitude among both Greeks and independents seems to he that people do what they want and that ' s that. people do what they want greek gobblers and goblins The winner managed 72 scoops in this Delta Phi Epsilon " ice cream social. " Money pledged on contestants went to the Cystic Fibrosis Halloween is for kids. Sorority women made sure this bunch got a chance to celebrate. homecoming takes panorama of Greek talents and enthusiasm Homecoming: It was a panorama of Greek talents. Delta Delta Delta women put on a clown face for the young parade watchers. Other sororities paired up with fraternities to put together floats or Gator Growl skits. And other Greeks helped just by cheering from the sidelines. houses match up for Rivalry between Pi Lambda Phi and Tau Epsilon Phi erupts every year in the " Nose Bowl. " The name is a put on, but the game, pitting the two houses ' pledge classes, is taken seriously. This years winner? Pi Lam — by a nose. friendly football rivalry u And after the Nose Bowl, what? The Salad Bowl, of course, together waiters from the Alpha Epsilon Phi and Delta Phi Epsilon sorority houses. The girls dress their men in sorority jerseys and egg them on. sorority house party rush While UF fraternities have no formal rush, sororities to have open house parties with strict rules and time limits. Sorority women work days to prepare songs and skits for the rushees. The result? Opinions range from " a great experience " to " a total farc e. " Most Greeks just accept it as the way to reach all the women who want to join a house. still formal still a ritual 1 9 fraternities find own ways to clean it all up a Alpha Epsilon Pi brothers and little sisters took their turn in the tub for the house ' s annual showerathon. It ' s an attention-getter to raise funds for the United Way Campaign. Delta Chi ' s spent a Saturday cleaning the Devil ' s Millhopper. The large sinkhole, used as an ecology Dab, is threatened by litter and general abuse. marathon couples dance dance for kidney foundation Ten-speed bicycles for the winners and $1200 for the UF Kidney Foundation were the results of the Panhellenic Dance Marathon. Half of the 16 couples who started the contest finished out the 24-hour-long event. alpha delta pi for identification see page 271 for identification see page 271 alpha omicron pi chi omega for identification see page 271 alpha delta pi Front Row: Debbie Imhoff, Marcia Riggs, Liz Nelson, Donna Haven, Tinker Regan, Alice Garrett, Debbie Houde, Ann Jester, Connie Entzminger, Cindy Edds, Anne Hardee, Gail Gaskins, Beth Duda. Second Row: Sharon Atkins, Judy Turton, Pam Humphries, Debbie Todd, Kerry Bumgarner, Rose Lyon, Charlene Revels, Mary Ann Whitley, Pattie Hill, Cathi Hall, Maria Struss, Maruchi Azorin, Sandi Ferguson. Third Row: Cathy Pemberton, Debbie Dallas, Beth Barr, Matha Little, Sharon Suma, Cherie Choate, Tevie Dante, Barbara Mischuck, Susan Holloway, Stacy Evens, Mom Blume, Debra Smith, Angie McFarland, Candy Meyer. Fourth Row: Patty Dowling, Jo Ann Pralle, Kathy Key, Kathy Gates, Nancy Everett, Mary Gerlach, Debbie Murphy, Anne Floyd, Sylvia Morgan, Nancy Gunnett, Judy Goetz, Kim Richardson, Debbie Floyd, Allison Shaaber, Susan Gamble, Peggy McCarty. Back Row: Lynn Anderson, Sharleen Kimbrell, Anne Farish, Anne Halliburton, Ritsy Pierson, Kathie Collins, Rie Gray, Jo Ullman, Susan Fore, Susie Pritchard, Kathy Baker, Lindy McGill, Joy Lequear, Jan Vann, Bonnie Brinckman. Not Pictured: Becky Burry, Kathy Bzoch, Mary Caughman, Theresa Cleary, Shannon Clifford, Susie Dillard, Sally Edwards, Martha Elfe, Susan Esposito, C. Jo Ford, Holly Hadley, Barbara Henderson, April McBride, Pat McCoy, Becky Palmer, Terry Pearson, Barbie Pijot, Susan Terry, Sandy Wood, Sharyn Wood. alpha omicron pi Front Row: Khaki Eustace, Joann McDonough, Joyce Conway, Jane Greene, Jill Thomas, Mrs. Laura Byrkit, Pam Lucas, Corrine Connors, Valerie Gagnon, Sue Edwards, Beth Gordon, Ellen McHaney, Cindy Mockny, Karen Tharpe, Kathy Connors, Kathy Corn, Marjie Mackell, Debby Holder, Julie Fleissner, Cheryl Waldorf, Mary Edwards, Debbie Eckenrode, Nancy Martens. Back Row: Carol Gossman, Ana Leaird, Robin Merritt, Carol Lacatski, Susan Bailey, Amy Lutz, Leslie Rundell, Nancy Hill, Patsy Dreyer, Lorrie Kallay, Karen Tew, Lauren Turner, Laurie Poulos, Patty Matilla, Annie Chairsell, Judy Howard, Paula Cochran. Not Pictured: Cyndy Borgert, Kayth Boyd, Karen Bradshaw, Bonnie Carraher, Gloria Coleman, Mary Cromartie, Jane Cunningham, Anne Davis, Linda Fields, Janet Filer, Caroline Furman, Debbie Harding, Rhonda Heshlow, Marilyn Jackson, Cathy Laskey, Cindy Latham, Liz Morrell, Debbie Nash, Cindy Perkins, Sue Sambov, Donna Schmitt, Wendy Sirk, Ann Smith, Sharon Tew, Ellie Wren, Hollie Brown, Peggy Buzan, Nancy Davis, Bev Cooper, Laurie Fenno, Laura Gotschall, Fran Pitts, Cyndy Wilson. chi omega Front Row: Carla Beason, Julie Dean, Debbie Brulet, Carol Schoenberger, Joy Whitney. Second Row: Katy Davis, Elsa Masiello, Brian Gillett, Cindy Foit, Joy Spencer, Prissy Bowers. Third Row: Judy Rodriquez, Pam Burton, Gail Huie, Vicki Weeks, Brenda Duane, Sharon Howard. Fourth Row: Christy Berthelson, Jinky Walker, Lynne Castle, Debbie Wallace. Fifth Row: Kim Keller, Sally Richardson, Debbie Howard, Tracey Lohr, Cathy Czufin, Cynthia Rogers, Tandy Newsome. Sixth Row: Stephanie Smith, Sarah Werner, Jan Barwick, Candy Parnell, Melanie Weaver, Christy Czufin. Back Row: Cheryl Bellinger, Susan Harby, Vicki Wrenn, Wendy Draud, Jackie Farrell, Diane Wellons. Not Pictured: Wendy Alexson, Linzee Avera, Tori Baxter, Debbie Brady, Amy Burnett, Debbie Carlson, Mickie Caver, Cherie Cavitt, Beth Correll, Sandi Colt, Sally Cottrell, Jackie Coalter, Charlene Devare, Cindy Elsmiller, Terri Felton, Cindy Ferguson, Lynn Geiger, Karen Tina Hipple, Pam Holbrooks, Yvonne Hoogland, Genie Jennaro, Ann Johnson, Crystal Johnson, Jamie Laird, Diane Lema, Jan Maurer, Jane McCrary, Bonnie Neal, Chris Niederpruen, Nancy Norris, Lynn Pappas, Julie Parker, Janet Pimm, Jeri Pryor, Kamie Richardson, Donna Rickert, Patti Savino, Susan Skipper, Barb Smith, Heidi Somners, BG Sousa, Jane Tolber, Bobbi Walker, Stacy Watling, Ann Wheeler, Mary Weiss. delta delta delta Front Row: Sandi French, Lamb Hart, Susan Norris, Andrea Anderson, Beth Kuntz, Sanna Bennett, Second Row: Linda Pretat, Claire Kozel, Karen Roberts, Debbie Martin, Karen Turner, Jan Harris, Michelle Moore. Third Row: Nancy Dau, Cindy Hill, Carol Jo Kimberly, Jan Thompson, Randee Reed, Kay Peebles, Debbie Hazelhurst, Jancie Lindsey. Fourth Row: Kyle McCoy, Barbara Cheryl Godwin, Mary Clark, Larie Dewitt, Sherrie Chambers, Vivian Howland, Merrily Allen, Trish Kim McGee, Merry Morrow, Debbie McClanan, Marilyn McLeod, Carol Silverblatt, Liz Chesney, Laura Shapiro, Carolyn Jones, Jenny Schaapveld. Fifth Row: Elise Henry, Susan Wood, Gail Chisolm, Lynn Williams, Joyce Gidel, Donna Stanley, Sue Scranton, Sharon Strickland. Back Row: Sharon Lay, Kathy Wiengand, Donna Pitt, Linda Dismuke, Robin Trumbo. Not Pictured: Betty Abram, Leila Anderson, Pat Antosiak, Harriet Barnett, Mary Lou Bessent, Cindy Bond, Barbara Bonner, Heidi Braum, Pamela Brown, Barbara Carter, Deborah Cole, Sue Comer, Lisa Council, Joyce Courtney, Harriet Cretekos, Nancy Eissey, Donna Becky Gray, Rhea Gribble, Gina Harris, Elise Henry, Sally Hughes, Rita Joost, Debbie Kasel, Susan Kay, Joanne Kennedy, Paula Kesselring, Jean Kiszka, Sue Knoop, Camille Larmoyeux, Margaret Lauderdale, Deborah Lincoln, Lou Lodge, Patty Lucanegro, Sharon Lynn, Debbie McTigue, Ann Montsdeoca, Debbie Moore, Susan Owen, Cindy Pinnock, Marilyn Reetz, Robin Rennick, Debbie Russo, Bessie Ryon, Jane Schlegel, Sandy Seper, Suzanne Slater, Irene Swofford, Margaret Talley, Susan Taylor, Beverly Thompson, Lissa Trantham, Christi Marlee Wells, Lynn Whitehurst, Holly Williams, Brenday Winialski, Sue Wolf. delta delta delta for identification see page 271 delta gamma for identification see page 280 for identification see page 280 kappa alpha theta for identification see page 280 kappa delta delta gamma Front Row: Debbie Grower, Susan McDade, Kay Summers, Frances O ' Connell, Paula Woodford. Second Row: Charlene Holbrook, Coni Mellon, Patti Cooney, Dawn Koch, Laurel Bobrowski, Anita Jorgenson, Malanie Hays. Back Row: Vicki Burke, Sharon Townsend, Pre Valentine, Dianne Crosell, Beth Page, Ede Holiday, Linda Willaims, Lynn Fancher, Muriel McDonough, Linda Means, Julie Toth, Frances Williams, Shelley Beckwith, Jodi Vestal, Theresa Bland, Frances Spinale, Karen Cuervo. Not Pictured: Lynn Addiscott, Julie Athens, Carla Barclay, Becky Bryan, Brooke Burnett, Marion Carter, Pam Cherry, Beth Cline, Mary Cline, Patti Connelly, Vicki Cook, Jana Corn, Roseanne Cost, Bonnie Craig, Paula Douglas, Georgiana DuBreuil, Becky Dye, Jan Evans, Toni Forinash, Debbie Freeman, Linda Giordano, Cheryl Godwin, Reesa Hairston, Anne Hancock, Paula Haney, Carol Harden, Betsy Harrer, Cinday Herzburg, Debbie Hodges, Liz Johnson, Jennifer Jones, Gloria Jordan, Jean Krienke, Wendy Lebaron, Gail Leonard, Karen Macke, Jan Mathison, Sharlin McCabe, Lynn McDowell, Anne Suzanne Meier, Corine Moody, Chi Chi Patota, Ginger Perkins. Jan Perkins, Pat Priola, Patti Richard, Lilli Anne Robbins, Beverly Rosenbloom, Fluffy Rush, Lucy Sandi Sheehan, Stina Sjoberg, Cindy Stoltz, Jan Stroupe, Susan Struble, Donna Suarez, Pattin Suarez, Sally Swick, Nancy Tate, Amanda Traweek, Tricia Thomas, MarIa Tucker, Gloria Villaret, Susan Waller, Geri Winter, Denise Womack, Kathy Zurowski. kappa alpha theta Front Row: Jenna Stubbs, Mary Hill, Mary Lou Heagey, Becky Powatan, Linda Braswell, Bebbie Linda Sherbert, Barbara Larson. Second Row: Sue Blair, Colette Zukley, Toni Simms, Ann Parkinson, Cree McDongal, Jean McPhail, Jane Kopp, Janet Menna, Gayla Emory, Marian Limcango, Susan Cater, Katie Bobb, Gail Buck, Kay Davis, Carol Stanfield, Patrice Mick, Patty Clark, Janet Magnum, Barby Sawyer, Suzanne Skipper, Mary Lou Bicknell. Third Row: Karen Bohner, Anne Taylor, Mary Shumpert, Anne Renfroe, Betsy Koppen, Terri Ramsey, Janet Anderson, Linda Tienstra, Mary Ann Howell, Bonnie Fleming, Janet Bradley, Denise Leach. Back Row: Terri Salt, Candy Smith, Marilyn Mehornay, Majie Swim, Gayle Copp, Nanci Boyer, Debi Bujalski, Susan Hewitt. Not Pictured: Mary Margaret Aprile, Linda Brown, Mary Ellen Callis, Toni Cason, Pam Cleek, Kaphne Cumberland, Keyna Dyar, Susan Edmunds, Linda Marti Fleming, Linda Griffin, Susan Hancock, Beverly Hess, Gail Hill, Terri Howard, Carol Kelley, Shirley Paine, Cindy Jo Pearce, Jan Pereno, Karen Ruppel, Georgia Lee Stuart, Sherri Tierney, Christie Timmons, Debbie Truax, Ann Torres, Sally Van Vleet, Wendy Verink, Janice Williams, Pam Williams, Patty Willis, Jan Young. kappa delta Front Row: Betsy Green, Marci McKee, Diane Dean, Sandi Gibson, Lynn Kimble, Mary Gwen Thomas, Cindy Hermely, Cheryl Stoner, Pam Wilson, Cathy Baker, Dee Meskill. Second Row: Cindy Mizell, Lori Caldwell, Donna Eyring, Anne Dyer, Valerie Holcombe, Kelly Chandler, Jane Bradley, Donna Ebanks, Kathy Norris, Vicky Haynes, Donna Baldwin, Marilyn Hope. Not Pictured: Janet Anderson, Barb Antonopoulos, Enid Atwater, Bev Barney, Skipper Blackburn, Kay Brinkley, Laurie Chisholm, Nancy Cooper, Joanne Coury, Martha Day, S usan DeRamus, Barbee Emmel, Nancy Fistos, Jean Grist, Nancy Hardee, Jenny Harrison, Katha Head, Nancy Hillman, Janet Hope, Cathy Howard, Janet Hughes, Susan Jester, Susan Jimenes, Kathy Johnson, Sandra Klein, Mary Klemmer, Carol Leemis, Meg Leonard, Lorelei Leuhrs, JoNita Lighthiser, Laurie Loughry, Karen Luff, Jo McMurry, Melinda Meaders, Darlene Miller, Leann Miller, Gayle Mills, Cindy Mosling, Cathy Nesler, Carolyn Pappas, Mary Pratt, Judy Robinette, Sally Rood, Kathy Ryals, Nancy Sardinas, Rhonda Stokes, Karen Suhrer, Terry Vento, Carol Waldorff, Marcia Webb, Beth Winstead. phi mu Front Row: Joyce Grimsley, Fran Trainer, Kathy Schene, Denise Faulk, Su McCrillus, Carol Robbins, Beth Lastrapes, Kim Zimmerman, Marlene Laubsch. Second Row: Jeanine Jonas, Connie Rose, Lynn Worley, Lynn Mott, Denise Majikas, Karen Hendricks, Ann Wingate, Dottie Fieldbinder, Carolann Sheets, Deanna Barber, Sandy Soper, Jan Ogden, Cindy Hursey, Mom Skinner, Pam Martin, Paula Tarrant, Beth Baldauf, Colleen Holt, Jo Albert, Bonnie Bluge, Linda Smith, Jane Warren, Bonnie Beck, Debbie Smith, Patti Simmons, Paula McShane. Not Pictured: Sandi D ' Andrea, Peggy Haase, Linda Hall, Lynn Jameson, Valerie Stellrecht, Brent White. phi mu for identification see page 280 phi sigma sigma for identification see page 285 for identification see page 285 pi beta phi sigma kappa for identification see page 285 phi sigma sigma Front Row: Gigi Hall, Laurie Haire, Debbie Shick, Bev Cypen, Gale Kofsky, Sydney McShane, Debbie Cohen. Second Row: Sharon Rideout, Robin Pollak, Frances Greenberg, Diane Alterman, Kathy Blair, Juli Reiner, Arlene Kaplan, Sharon Moore, Karen Stemer. Not Pictured: Cindy Anderson, Robin Brown, Debbie Cole, Jackie Edmund, Monica Fleischman, Jeanne Manze, Jane Monaham, Judy Schwartz, Marlene Seftell, Toby Wilkotz. pi beta phi Front Row: Leslie King, Maureen Sommerville, Karen Thoburn, Peggy Fox, Suzie Coffin, Cathy Vonarx. Second Row: Sandie Terrazzano, Pat Satterthwaite, Sharon Kathy Clarke, Laura Perez, Cheryl Kelly, Zan Nancy McVean, Pat Cornell. Back Row: Debby Hagy, Sandie Rollins, Jane E. Barben, Barbara Travers, Claudia Behrens, Marie Williams, Judy Sapp, Elizabeth Carroll. Not Pictured: Lee Bice, Roberta Cleland, Debby Cody, Candy Colladay, Lori Curlee, Diane Dugoni, Suzie Ellis, Lynda Grasmick, Mary Ellen Johnson, Louetta Kidd, Karen Melching, Linda Moses, Rhonda Raborn, Susie Shanks, Sarah Stultz. sigma kappa Front Row: Marianne Macina, Phyllis Anderson, Myra Forsberg, Terri Bradshaw, Peggy Green, Sharon Roberts, Kathy Wagner, Virginia Dargan, Sherry Lane. Back Row: Marty Howard, Marsha Rogozenski, Marley Jordan, Kathy Ford, Marguerite Schaefer, Marie Igual, Eileen Twardzik, Alison Adams, Tina Maura, Judy Santure, Beckie Reidling. Not Pictued: Debbie Caron, Carol Cloud, Carol Comer, Loretta Dargan, Dottie Dreyer, Dawn Erler, Mary Gage, Kathi Galligher, Mona Healy, Nancy Holland, Kathy Jones, Cathie Randall, Mary Smith, Betsy Snider, Karen zeta tau alpha Front Row: Janice McCully, Margaret Guy, Pam Vicki Gans. Second Row: Sandy Crews, Lyn Erwin, Lauren Jehlen, Robin Engleman, Linda High, Rosemary Fittante. Left Side: Crystal Stone, Michele Matsko, Jodi Desler, Carolyn Yates, Joelen Kilbas, Mary Logvin, Donna Matsko, Jake Reeves, Leslie Stanford, Becky Kupper, Susie Litzau, Cindy Freedman, Pam Slavis, Pat Stanley, Ramona Masterson, Kandy Klingler, Eileen Brennan. Right Linda Rhye, Elaine Hobgood, Susan Ennis, Marlene Mordas, Chris Martin, Susan Bartelt, Kim DeWitt, Lin Wheeley, Sandy Goldberg, Ann Mulvihill, Patti Greep, Beth Bolton, Patty Kavanaugh, Cheryl Lucanegro, Beth Bolton, Kim McFarling. Not Pictured: Carol Angel, Vickie Boote, Patty Burke, Linda Collier, Maria Comas, Brenda Crews, Paula Eckman, Judy Fascell, Bryanna Flynn, Liz Johns, Melodie Joan McCuen, Kathy McDonald, Kristen Metzger, Marianne Nott, Becky Patronis, Laurie Saxon, Pat Rita Scott, Karen Smith, Nancy Smith, Susan zeta tau alpha for identification see page 285 alpha gamma rho Front Row: Fred Mueller, Dick Gill, Danny Williams, Bill Bugg, Dannice Williams, Johnny Melton. Second Row: John Brenneman, Ron Williams, Douglas Hancock, Bill DuCharme, Chris Bender, Lonnie Hays, Michael McCall, Fred Starling, Rick Fulford, Frank Johns, Richard Davis, Larry Davis. Back Row: Milton Bryan, Ronald D. Butler, Lloyd Rosier, Jack Johnson, Robert Barnum, Ronnie Crawford, Wayne Simpson, Robert Strong. Not Pictured: Allan Archey, Skip Croncich, Rick Clegg Hooks, Myron Hudson, Mike Kyle, Troy Long, Steve Ryan, Ben Simpson, Tom Umiker, Carl White, Glen Wilson. chi phi Front Row: Kieth Lindenberg, Mike Ladd, Harvey Prior, Charlie Edwards, Gary Koontz, Russ Still, Buster Still, Mitch Noble, Louis Jones, Scott Stephens, Richard Savant. Second Row: Scott Pike, Steve Lewis, Ronnie Carrell, Skip Paxson, Jim Stidd, Tim Deckert, Ken Teubner, Rick Hevia, Jim Koschak, Jim Seiple, Robert Estes, Barry Levitt, Bob Nadolski, Mark Oscar Sosa, Ron Widener, John McCormick, Randy Loos, Jim Ulseth. Third Row Mike Lollis, Mike Stevens, Richard Byers, Dave Davis, Bill Symington, Tom Ferguson, Glen Pinkston, Jeff Custer, Steve Stroud, Martin Luis Sologuren, Steve Hoffmann, Joe Bryant, Jim Bachanowski Dan Wymer, Doug Knight, Joe Ruwe, Mark Estes, Dave Mason, Mark Cline. Back Row: Jim Colyer, Dave Tokarz Rick Cervis, Jack Holland, Jim McPherson, Howard Bo Cook, Eula Cook and T. J. Hodge. Not Pictured: Mitch Banner, Steve Bohon, Bill Doug Carrell, Bob Cochran, John Corley, Lonnie Ellerkamp, Kim Fairbanks, Larry Garrett, Dave Hollister, Mark Leonard, Rick Manning, Bo Mobley, Bobby Williams. phi kappa theta Front Row: Greg Hentschel, Sam Wolfson, Nuygen Cau, Charles Edmundson, John MacNamara second row: Paul Wunderlich, Dr. Geoge Pozetta, Joe Harrison, Enrique Veitia, Clay Fisher, David Miller, Bob Neumaier, Brian Burkhardt. Back Row: Mark Rule, Larry Lewis, Carl Prieser, John Rowe, Jerry Schneider, Bruce Buerkle. Not Pictured: Ben Davis, Nelson Greisheimer, Martin Mendelson, Jose Mestre, Steve Nashatker. Little Sisters: Susan Bailey, Vickie Leisy, Eileen Stoner, Alexis Perlman, Debbie Middleton. Not Pictured: Virginia Dargon, Laura Perez, Sue Rachlin, Marlee Wells. sigma chi Front Row: Jim Whittemore, Scott Williams, Al John Dicks, George McCall, Bill Reeves, Bubba Kennard, Vic Gardner, Randy Jordan. Second Row: Mike Heekin, Chip Hires, Richard Bennett, Tony Bedford, Mark Staschke, Steve Orman, Clegg Dyson, John Dehaven, John Darden, Sparks Giebeig. Third Row: Joe Griffin, Dean Patrinely, Scott Simmons, Dave Garland, John Woodall, Justo Corripio, Danny Edwards, Robert Pearce, David Jones, Bob Revels, Dave Anderson, Mark Goodson, Mike Blocker. Back Row: Alan Parks, Guy Minter, Mike Doug Stiff, Harry Maynard, Roger Pinholster, Gary Lockwood, John Steininger. Not Pictured: Richard Bennett, Jeff Birr, Paul Bracey, Bob Buck, Bob Carpenter, Ken Chapman, Tom Chase, Rick Chazal, Barry Clanton, Jim Clark, Jerry Couch, Jeff Crooms, John Drawbert, Bob Hickman, Chuck Johnson, Warren Keister, Harold Leslie, Bob Lindgren, Scott Long, Chip Lutz, Jim Lyon, Lloyd Mallory, Doug McBriarty, Brad McCreedy, Rick McGinnis, Kip McKean, Kip Minter, Dave Neale, Jamey Patrinely, Tom Reedy, Ramon Reel, Eddy Sawyer, Tom Seago, Mel Smith, Steve Smith, Bob Sparkman, Blake Stichter, Charles Stuart, Robert Stuart, Don Sueveth, Bill Ulseth, Gary Waddell, Frank Wilkens, John Williams, Kevin Younger. alpha gamma rho for identification see page 288 for identification see page 288 chi phi phi kappa theta for identification see page 288 sigma chi for identification see page 288 You can get what you want, as much as you want, and enjoy it to the limit that your psyche will allow. If it ' s involvement that turns you on you can work with Homecoming floats, underprivileged children or anything in between. The only thing you won ' t find is an excuse for boredom. Put it all together and throw in some studying and you ' ve got the busies. student activities student activities student activities Pam Shelden Editor Student Activities ... a need to belong ... express yourself... serve the community ... UF participation ... responsibility service .. . creativity ... meetings ... projects ... more than just classes . .. leads to recognition . feeling of accomplishment. student government productions 11 ©dons Richie Havens, the Issac Hayes Movement, Jeff Beck — are just examples of the groups in SGP committee: (IA Iris Grant, Lloyd concert brought to the University of Florida Schenfield, and Dave Pruett, chairman. by the efforts of Student Government Productions. Committee members are re- sponsible for contacting performers, contracts and even staging for the production. accent 1973 The Accent Committee strives to keep students informed by arranging for interested speakers to appear on campus. Current events, politics and consumer interests are among the topics presented during the year. Speakers this year include Sen. Ed Gurney, Atty. Gen. Robert Shevin, Ralph Nadar, consumer advocate, and columnist Jack Anderson. Accent committee: (l-r) Frances Friedman, Sherry MiIler, chairman David Aarons, Barbara Morrison, Cliff Gorman, Craig Sikes, Bill Klausner. 299 savant Savant—UF, formerly the women ' s leadership honorary, became co-ed in the fall of 1972 when members inducted five males into the previously all female organization. Savant has taken an active part in establishing women ' s rights by compiling information, statistics and surveys, to cite discrimination against women, particularly in employment. The group also organized a symposium to air these views. Row one: Myra Forsberg, Pam Shelden, Beverly Cypen, Cathie Randall, Gary Rutledge, Betsy Cassatty, Judy Koons. Row two: Edna Saffy, Carol Comer, Marianne Macina, Tina Maura, Susan McDargh, Alison Miller. Marsha Burns. Row three: Nancy Braddock, Sherry Miller, Father Michael Gannon, Marian Jedrusiak, Colleen Dunbar, Gene Shapiro, Mary Hill, Linda Sherbert, Toni Simms, Julie Reiner, Faye Coh en, Cheryl Brown, Fran Taivil, Vicki Jay, Linda Gloeckner. Florida Blue key Florida Blue Key members pictured include: Bob Berrin, Lloyd Blue, Art Wroble, Dan Ponce, Elliot Abbot, Mike Gilroy, Mike Sapp, Jim Reinman, George Seide, Byron Cason, Mike Davidson, Larry Green, David Aarons, Chris Anderson, Lee Sasser, Henry Solares, Ron David, Mike McNerney, David Aspinwall, Vic Mattox, Hal Melton, Fred Leonhardt, Tom Wade, Ed Olowin, Tom Cone, Rod Brock, Ed Tolle, Robert Heekin, Gary Neubert, Dave Quakenbush, Mike Malone, Bob Wattles, Steve Spitale, Jim Wilkerson, Jack Taylor, Tyrie Boyer, Jim Fly, Brent Walker, Bruce Singer, Kevin Davey, Bill Watson, Mike Snyder, Gary Rutledge, John Batman, John Gillespie, Dan Lobeck, Sandy Georgi, and Roger Sims. Florida Blue Key, men ' s leadership honorary since 1923, continued to play a vital role in the university ' s many activities and events. Blue Key which annually directs the many Homecoming activities including Gator Growl, the parade, and the first ever Rock-N-Roll Revival was successful in its goal to put the " Home back in Homecoming. " Also the sponsor of the Florida Blue Key Speakers Bureau, Dialogue Radio Show, junior college awards program and the Miss U of F Pageant, FBK remained politically active this year as brothers participated in many state and local campaigns. Officers: Dan Ponce, president, Jim Wilkerson, vice president, Rod Brock, secretary, Robert Heekin, treasurer. FPIRG Inspired by a visit to UF by consumer advocate Ralph Nader, approximately 150 students worked to gather signatures to form the Florida Public Interest Research Group. The students, to show genuine interest and desire to organize, need to collect signatures from 51% of the student body, present this petition and their organization plans to the administration, Board of Regents, and the student body as a referendum. If approved, the consumer interest group will join twelve other PIRGS in the country. The groups strive to involve students in the economic system by encouraging them to do research on projects of consumer interest. They also will hire professionals to take problems and work on them full-time. Above: FPIRG coordinator David Uhlfelder (right) collects signature from fellow student. environmental action group Defending the tenure case of George Cornwell, establishing an environmental library and promoting the Environmentally Lands Bond Issue were some of the activities of UF ' s Environmental Action Group (EAG). Also sponsored by EAG were Earth Week, a mass transit plan for campus, and the aluminum recycling project. Pointing out that there has to be a change in society to protect the environment, EAG Director Ed Berger said the purpose of EAG is to make the public aware of the pollution and energy crisis. " We can no longer tolerate indiscriminate waste, personal selfishness and power consumption. We have to change public attitude to save our resources, " Berger said. EAG has lobbied against strip mining, the Trident submarine base in Merritt Island, and the Highway Trust Fund. Locally, EAG has worked to preserve the Devil ' s Millhopper, supported the Flood Prone Ordinance and promoted the expansion of bicycle paths. EAG members pictured counter-clockwise: Ed Berger, Director; Dave Ryan, Tom Ballantine, Ted Brandt, Tom Farkash, Greg Tringas, Pam Tarrant, Steve Rafferty, Guy Marshall, Marcie Cynamon, John Winter, Fred Ramsey. gator band gator cheerleaders The University of Florida cheerleaders are active during the year not only promoting spirit at the sports events, but also appearing at activities such as Gator Growl, alumni functions, Sunland Training Center Projects and freshman orientation. The Gator cheerleaders, were selected by a student—faculty committee, were named to the Top Ten Cheer Squad Survey, naming them among the top ten cheering squads in the nation. Gator cheerleaders were also selected as the official cheerleaders at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala. as guests of NBC. Ed Wilde portrays Gator mascot, Albert Gator Cheerleaders are: Susu Brown, Sharyn Keller, Joanne Kennedy, Lisa Council, Donna Ellenson, Mike Larmoyeaux, Mike Maloney Gail Hill, Bob Hollingsworth, (head), Mike Mastrandrea, John McCormick and Bob Ravinowitz. Florida Cheerleaders join Mickey Mouse during homecoming activities to promote school spirit. Cheerleader Gail Hill — " trucking on down University Avenue. " " G-A-TORS go Gators, sock it to em! " Mike Maloney, head cheerleader Joanne Kennedy and Mike Mastandra Sharyn Keller and John McCormick take a break from cheering at the Orange and Blue game. Lisa Council Give ' Em Hell Gators! ' Robert Rabinowitz lifts Susu Brown into the air as they perform a cheer. John McCormick Gail Hill n florida players Freedom of expression in dramatics. Costuming--a major part of production. Florida Players welcome students at open house. Choreography works its way into a Florida Players production. Scene from " Anything Goes. " Actress from " Romeo and Juliet " . Practice is important to the ' Players ' . men ' s glee club MEN ' S GLEE CLUB MEMBERS: Tom Baggett Martin Bearss Rick Birch Lewis Brier Richard Brinker Gerry Broucek John Cheek Bob Cochran Charles Daniel Audeh Fawwal Mike Fennell Rich Fingerle Julius Gilbert, Jr. Derrick Gillis Peter Haiback Ricky Hunter Robert Jackson Ernest Kleinlein Michael Loomis Michael Lotzkar Rene Machado Robert Mischuck Jim Morris Douglas Parker Herman Porzig Ricard Quackenbush Fran Sargent Bruce Spector Rhomas Thornton Walter Turner, Jr. Christopher Wilt David Wolfgang Director: Dr. John Grigsby women ' s glee club WOMEN ' S GLEE CLUB MEMBERS: Linda Beagles Sonia Belen Jennie Belser Brenda Bradley Bobbi Breidenbach Judy Burkett Deborah Lee Collier Carolyn Cook Mecy Corum Kay Dell Adrid Gadling Margaret Grant Karen Greenspan Sarah Hammock Debbie Harris Jennifer Harrison Carol Hill Debbie Houde Wendy Landa Barbara Landrum Elizabeth Lockhart Laurie Long Karen McKay Alison Pestcoe Linda Pierce Jane Porter Connie Rose Ginny Sandefur Cathy Seefeldt Jane Shaw Pamela Slusher Cindy Smith Betsy Snider Susan Thomas Ann Thompson Anita Thornton Patricia Timlin Christie Timmons Pat Rexler Geraldine Westwood Lisa Williams Janet Witkoski Kim Zimmerman Director: Dr. John Grigsby SAMSON is an organization of students dedicated to helping others in the community. With nine programs and over 300 volunteers, SAMSON makes its purpose known and pre- sence felt by many. SAMSON: " After the verb ' to love, ' ' to help ' is the most beautiful verb in the world. " Tutoring is SAMSON ' s oldest and largest program. Over 125 volunteers work at community centers and in homes to increase learning interest and develop community interest in improving education of the young. Some volunteers " Adopt-a Grandparent " through one of SAMSON ' s programs. By visiting a local convalescent home, volunteers befriend elderly individuals who might otherwise have been forgotten. Field trips and special events are planned for the patients by both the volunteers and staff. SAMSON workers participate in activities at Sunland Training Center. They work in recreation, music, teaching, workshops and as cottage parents ' assistants. SAMSON also sponsors the annual Sunland Olympic Day and the Sunland Carnival Day. Individuals in the recreation program work with children in community centers and low-income housing developments. Volunteers plan and supervise recreational activities such as arts and crafts, sports and special events. Other SAMSON-sponsored activities include volunteer work at the Florida Institute for Women and the Florida Youth Center. Camp Concern is a summer project, in conjunction with the city of Gainesville and the Gainesville Recreation Department. Camp Concern is a day camp swimming, lunch, activities and field trips. SAMSON ' s version of the Big Brother program screens volunteers and matches them with community children in need of friendship. orchestra The University of Florida Orchestra ORCHESTRA Bruce LeBaron, concertmaster Edward Troupin, conductor Violins Violas Basses Oboes Trumpets Percussion Anne Stanfield Lee C. Crook Susie Henry Vivian Fogel Donna Thompson Cynthia Baehr Carolyn Tyner Cathy Croft Sarah Dickinson Penelope Jones Elwood Keister Justine LeBaron Joanne Butler David Darlington Ray Eberling K. W. Hayes John Rock Sue Templeton Barbara Westerberg Bruce Brown Debbie Poole Clarinets Rod Daniel John Gorecki Michael Redmon Trombones Edison McIntyre David Holt Milton Howard Daniel Adkins Richard Hord Elwyn Adams Allen Sawyer William Wynn Dale Warren Ina Claire Forbes Gloria Castiel Carol Ley Kris Larson Kathryn Gaitanis Greer Thomison Carol Hayes Lee Morse A. Barber Allen Sloan Celli Marie Wells J ohn Davidson Gretchen Grigsby Marie Henderson Kathryn Herring Flutes Carol Ann Woodbury Cathy Stewart Sarah Baird Fouse Bassoons James McQuinn Terry Pattishall Lynn Putnam Leslie Dack Horns Mark Putnam Wayne Fortuna William Shepherd Gary Riggs Jeff Pattishall Ben Davis Tuba Michael Bradberry Harp Lucy Nulton Lynn Tyner Clifford Hotchkiss Dawn Seibert Robena Eng tau beta pi Tau Beta Pi, national honor society, was in 1885, to recognize who have conferred honor upon their Alma Mater by distinguished scholarship and exemplary character in the field of engineering. Florida Alpha Chapter, only twelve years old, has been named " outstanding chapter " of the society for the last three years and will host the 1973 National Convention of Tau Beta Pi in October. Being active in the Tau Beta Pi has performed services for the Corner Drugstore, St. Augustine Day Care Center and Gainesville families. Row 1: Issac Maya, Jeff Einhouse, Frank Gross, Leopoldo Torres, Tom Haycock, Rick Goslin, Fred Jones, Jim Norman, David Tymms. Row 2: Dr. M. E. Foresman (advisor), Brad Herman, Bill Sellers, Harvey Rohlwing, Guillermo Mack, Kim Lee, Ed Degler. Row 3: Jim Gilpin, George Kirkland, Jay Pittman, Larry Wicks, Bob Weston, Dan Howell, Ed Hall, Ray Nyce, Dr. Lloyd Jones (advisor), Philip Brown. Row 4: Jose Mitrani, Steve Oenbrink. Sigma Tau, national honor society for engineers, was founded to recognize students who have shown outstanding achievements in scholarship and professional attainment in the engineering program. The Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Tau is the University ' s oldest college-wide engineering society and traditionally performs services for the College of Engineering and the community. In addition to co- sponsoring the Annual Engineering Scholarship breakfast, undergraduate teaching award and teacher evaluations, Sigma Tau has been actively improving the engineering library. Row 1: Tim Mockler, Ed Degler, Leopoldo Torres, John Glass, Arsenio Cortes, Bill Sellers, David Tymms. Row 2: Fred Jones, Jose Mitrani, Ed Hall, Dr. G. Hemp (advisor), Dr. R. Sierakowski (advisor), Rick Goslin, Harvey Rohlwing, Phil Brown, Steve Oenbrink, George Kirkland. interhall council The Interhall Council is comprised of elected representatives from the various dormitories. They meet to discuss student problems, dorm and organize activities for the dorm residents. Interhall Council officers: Gary Marlin, president; Barbara Meisner, secretary; Corey Kintner, vice-president. Each sorority elects representatives for the Panhellenic Council, the governing body for all sixteen sororities. The group meets periodically to discuss sorority activities and school and community functions in which they participate. The Panhellenic Council sponsors the annual dance marathon to raise money for the University Kidney Foundation. panhellenic council Panhellenic Officers: Beckie Reidling, corresponding secretary; Juli Reiner, Linda Kuchman, treasurer; Maruchi Azorin, parliamentarian; Laura Bulbin, rush chairman. Members vote and express opinions. Panhellenic Representatives Maruchi Azorin Cathy Clark Myra Forsberg Laurie Laughey Loretta Pierce Judy Schwartz Sherry Tierney Janie Barber Faye Cohen Debbie Harding Diane Lema Joan Regas Linda Sherbert Dibbie Todd Bonnie Beck Joyce Conway Ede Holliday Jonita Lighthiser Beckie Reidling Linda Smith Julie Toth Cheryl Bellenger Debbie Cole Susan Holloway Kim McFarling Juli Reiner Janet Steiner Tammy Weaver Bonnie Bluge Cathy Czufin Carol Kimberly Elaine McWhite Kim Richardson Crystal Stone Phyllis Weingarten Beth Bolton Evelyn Dahlberg Linda Kuchman Michelle Matsko Sharon Rideout Donna Swarez Joan Weiner Debbie Borman Susan Dermas Beth Kuntz Marilyn Mehorney Carol Robbins Sharon Tew Toby Wilkotz Laura Bulbin Jody Dessler Barb Larson Laurie Perlman Sharon Roberts Karen Thourea Barbara Young omicron delta kappa ODK members pictured front row from left to right: Ron David, David Sandy Georgi, Steve Strang, Saeeb-Ur Khan, Tyrie Boyer, Ed Ethridge, Robert Heeking, Oliver Douglas Kapplan, Art Wroble, Jeff Karpiak, Bob Wattles; row: David Stein, Bob Roy Crews, Jacob Zucker, Bruce Singer, Charles Randy Hugill, Mike Mastandrea; thrid row: Joe Rath, Fred Leonhardt, Ed Skellar, Howell Melton, and David Winton. student productions Part of the daily production is operating the headline machine. Vlasta Kratohvil shows how it is done. Darkroom man, Acey Harper shows how to " cut up " . Pausing, waiting for the resulting headline. Kevin Swan lays out an advertisement. James Cook faces the pressures of deadline. Ed Barber served as acting director for Student Publications for summer and fall quarters. Acey Harper spends a lot of time in the dark. Mary Ellen Sorenson and Marjorie Swim opaque ALLIGATOR page negatives. Jackie Plasner fits the pages together with goldenrod. diverse activities participation involvement service accomplishment Recognition Creativity 1973 hall of fame David Aarons, Accent ' 73 Chairman Marsha Burns, SG Administrative Assistant Tyrie Boyer, Traffic Court Justice Keith Elrod, Florida Players President Linda Gloeckner, SG Vice President Jim Francis, Honor Court Chancellor Myra Forsberg, Savant President Marianne Macina, Seminole Editor Vickie Jay, Mortar Board President Danny Ponce, Florida Blue Key President Fred Leonhardt, Verdict Editor Gary Rutledge, Student Senate President Bob Wattles, Omicron Delta Kappa President IN MEMORIAM RANDALL C. WILLIAMS Past Gator Growl Director Danny Ponce Marsha Burns Fred Leonhardt Ed Albanesi Martha Snedeker Marianne Macina Keith Elrod Linda Gloeckner Vicki Jay Bob Berrin Myra Forsberg Bob Wattles David Uhlfelder Gary Neubert Art Wroble Jim Reinman Thomas Wade David Aarons Roy Brewer Tom Kennedy Not pictured: Jib Black Tyrie Boyer Ron David Jim Francis Mark Gilson Gary Rutledge George Seide Students can no longer claim isolation in an ivory tower of higher education. Now that 18-year-olds have the right to vote and can register in the counties where they attend college, students are on the threshhold of playing a dominant force in their college communities. And within the campus bounds is the right for all students to elect their leaders, a tradition upheld throughout the years, though not always appreciated. tallies show that student concern has turned to the conservation rather than the exploitation of the world around us. Being the new leaders, the responsibility lies with them to save the world from itself. politics and ecology politics and ecology politics and ecology marina blomberg editor Interviews By DORIS SUSSMAN " Originally they had formed ' Students Against McGovern ' on campus, but I knew we had to push the positive aspects of Nixon ' s campaign instead, " Nixon supporter Tom Tedcastle says. After helping Dan Lobeck organize a UF Nixon campaign chapter, the 20-year-old junior took on the job of county youth co-ordinator, a position set up in several key counties. " I arranged schedules for all the workers, designated jobs, kept in touch with the national organization generally overseeing, " Tom explains. He feels they were effective in reaching students on campus and in dormitories but adds, " We had some problems getting the kind of publicity we wanted. The Alligator gave us some but the Gainesville Sun seemed to ignore there was a Nixon campaign going on. " Despite the competition for publicity, the two camps sometimes made strange alliances. " We had a table set up at the Union right across from the McGovern table, " Tom says. " We would urge people to go over there and the McGovern people would sent them to us. That ' s the only way voters can hear both sides election 337 choose sides " My idea of campaigning is to talk to people who are undecided and persuade them, " McGovern campaigner Roslyn Tartaglione says. The 18-year-old freshman is a political science major who picked her candidate by examining congressional voting records. " I don ' t trust political speeches, " she explains. Part of a community-involved family (her father is vice-president of the Gainesville Sun) Roslyn worked as " kind of a freelancer " through the Gainesville city McGovern headquarters. She is critical of the campus campaign group which, Roslyn says, " just set up tables and waited for people to come to them. Of course they were on the defensive — but when I ' m on the defensive, I fight back. The city organization she worked with included professors, their wives and children as young as ten years old. They distributed literature through the mail, in neighborhoods and at shopping centers. " I was surprised it was as enthusiastic it was, " Roslyn comments. " We really thought we were getting somewhere. " Everybody who would argue with us, we argued with intelligently, of course. There were at least two or three people that I swayed. That ' s such a good feeling " r an a chance to work for them By CARLOS J. LICEA Usual political apathy was not present at the UF campus during the 1972-73 academic year. 7 he reason, fall of 1972 witnessed the election of a president. For some students, this was a year when they really found out what politics were all about. Rick Sisser, president of the UF Young Democrats represents one side of the political spectrum on campus. He found out politics are more than just a game. " You can ' t get involved in politics without being involved 24 hours a day. The roughest thing about politics is to keep your idealism totally committed to politics, " he said. " Students will always play a role in traditional politics because he will do anything to be involved in politics. " The reason for this involvement, he added, was that politics was a " glamorous field. There is only a thin line dividing politics from entertainment. " Sisser noted idealism is a strong factor in student political involvement, but in the real political world " you must be practical, " he warned. " You can ' t be purely idealistic or you won ' t survive, you have to follow the law of the survival of the fittest. " Sisser pointed out that while there were 85 members on the campus Young Democrats organization, those really committed to working were " about 10 or 12. " Those members, however, really worked for the election of demo cratic candidates. They were joined by another student group, Students for McGovern, who brought the reality of politics to the campus. " Giving vote to 18-year-olds made politicians more aware of youth, at least in rhetoric more responsive to youth. It provided an impetus for youth to get more involved in politics, " he said. Representing the other side is Dan Lobeck. Lobeck is a UF law student and he headed Students for Nixon on campus. Lobeck also expressed admiration for the students who worked with him. " We had about 100 names in our roll, and about 30 of those worked at any one time. The work they did was seen during the straw ballot for president during the fall quarter student government elections where Nixon got a sizable share of the vote, " he said, pointing out the incumbent president outpolled the Democratic nominee among campus residents. " Many people were disillusioned with the McGovern defeat because they were led to believe you could be extremely idealistic and moral in politics; but they learned through a bitter defeat that it is nice to be idealistic, moral and right, but that does not win elections, " Sisser said about the elections. While his group worked hard enough to give McGovern a victory on the campus straw vote by a small margin, Nixon took not only the country, but also Alachua County where UF is located. Sisser complains that while student involvement in politics increased prior to the November Presidential election, " since the election it has declined. " waiting and deciding McGovern concedes OF THE UNITED STATES RICHARD NIXON and Nixon wins our war our youth Listen to the people crying; hoping for the day they ' ll be free. Can ' t you see they ' re dying? Just wake up, take a look, what do you see? We see young men, our own age, in coffins; mothers in tears for their sons, and sweethearts and wives, alone with their memories. And golden ribbons, those fortunes of war. What does it avail a man, to gain a fortune and lose his soul? Jim Messina it ' s always a pretty world but you could help (and don ' t to smell the flowers Why do we never get an answer When we ' re knocking at the door With a thousand million questions About hate and death and war —Justin Hayward administration administration administration Gail Cadow editor communication barrier? good has beg don ' t you feel change a coming from side time, walls silence lifting shadows mind cat stevens commentary By CAROL COMER We are alone. Tigert Hall and other similar buildings house a body of people who have the power to carry out the living and learning experience of UF students, both in and out of the classroom. They seem to have this lousy image of an unresponsive, red tape bureaucracy, practically impossible to cut. And then here we are. 24,000 almost. And we must do well – for our parents, peers, and for ourselves. We are characterized as the most well-prepared and brightest students to pass this way. We are more mature, our average age being 21. And we are more serious. Look at us. The faces in this yearbook look much older than the smooth childlike features of those students 15 years ago who seemed only concerned with football games and keg parties. Perhaps it is because we are more aware, more thoughtful and feel a personal responsibility for what is happening in the world around us. But the most striking characteristic we possess is that we are perhaps the most lonely, both intellectually and socially, to pass this way. Part of the reason for this unprecidented lonliness is the overwhelming size of the university we inhabit. To cope with the large size we put an emphasis on intimacy as a protective reaction. To simply survive we pull back and reach for nitches of security where we become a face, a name, to a small circle of others, so that in turn we become something called self. Perhaps a part of the lonliness is bound up in the complex and fragmented education process the university stuffs us with. It is hard to get a handle on life when education means going from one department to the other and finding incredibly different worlds. The faculty has even lost the sense of wholeness because they cannot speak knowledgeably about anything other than their own separate specialties. The wholeness we seek is buried in the bits and scraps tossed at us while running from department to department. And we frustratingly find that the more we find out the less we know and it keeps getting bigger. The cubicle departments weakly try to provide us with an academic experience and instead extract work from us with syllubus wire pliars. All this happens while the intellectual stimulation, real challenges and the search for a self cause are left in the dust ... And all this leads to the gap. Where is that magic flow of communication between the loner and the administration and faculty? That ' s just it. The lack of communication is getting communicated. When the administration sets up a ' meet-your-UF-president-social ' and nobody shows, or when handbooks on placement centers, women, minority groups and services are distributed and not so much as opened, or an instructor extracts a whole class of failing narks on his exam so that he must curve the grade drastically, the communication is getting across from us to them. They know we are not plugged in and are acutely aware of this silent communication. The administration and faculty are trying. They have come to realize that in order to communicate with us, they must meet on our own grounds. But the most important breakthrough is that they admit they are floundering and lagging behind our thinking. And there is hope because they are not just giving up. hey are entertaining ideas concerning a more visual, speedy and effective service information to get the ideas across. For example: you suddenly decide you want to go on the pill, but you don ' t know how to go about it. You simply would go to the information center, plug in a casset and learn all you need to know, complete with a slide show. Perhaps this moves a little toward intimacy that we need. And, after a long waiting time, the faculty is again coming into its own in the hierarchy of reign. The administrators are beginning to learn that the faculty actually can touch the student and feel the problems far and above the Tigert inhabitors who are swimming in statistics. The administration has gone one step further. They are initiating a concrete program to help the faculty be more aware of his student through his daily observation and interaction. The faculty then carries the problem to the administration and together they look for solutions. All this - for us. But the faculty and administration could go one step further. Seventy per cent of us live off-campus We only tread the campus grounds on the way to class. It would be nice to have another reason to come back, to just jog over to campus to have coffee with an economics professor in the Union, or have a beer at the Rat with the dean of university college, or just rap in the plaza with a psychology graduate student. These are our grounds, our challenge to them to let us, one-to-one, find their dignity and worth, just like they should find ours. The result could possibly be some respect and a challenge for a self cause. And a big intellectual barrier – university college -- has been ripped open by a new progressive dean, who, in one short quarter, simply wiped out required arbitrary standardized tests. Course content is also evaluated by us. We do have a hand in the change if we will only recognize it. And the administration is beginning to see we need a grip on life, the need for a wholeness, a reason for being – here. The Job Placement Center before this year was just that -- it found jobs if you managed to make it that far. Now, it is in a process of change to help us with our careers, our cause. We often don ' t even know the alternatives we have open to us, much less how to go about riding the waves. Is that image getting less lousy? Don ' t get the impression the administration is doing us any big favors, but neither is it resisting us. We must realize their limitations. They are not anti-student, but simply bureaucrats. They cannot as yet be as open as we are. But they are coming around. Many have come down somewhat from their pedistal of experience and age and are listening to us. And we are coming around also. We protested stubbornly for a time, but now we are recognizing that working within the system is the practical, if not the best way, to communicate with the bureaucracy. Our tactics are less dramatic, our participation and influence in the larger society is more low-key. We have gained credibility and respect through our valid concerns and the ' olders ' give us merit. And they are in turn doing things that will gain respect from our side of the fence. We must be patient and be willing to go through their rules and regulations just as they are finding out they must go through ours. No matter how idealistic it may sound, the basis of our gap could be solved if on both sides of the mountain we get down to learning each person has dignity and worth. It is not an innocent idealism. It is as serious and mature as we are. We – that is, the student AND faculty AND administration – are much bigger than any so-called institution can ever be. We are alone. But together. O ' Connell those were the days fl By MARINA BLOMBERG O ' Connell was one of 1,000 rat-capped freshmen entering UF the fall of 1934. And being a freshman back then was no bed of roses. The frosh were given strict rules by upper classmen ... who were more than willing to make sure the " rats " followed rules to the letter. For one thing, they had to wear their rat caps (a beanie sort of contraption with a rather cute turned-up bill) until the beginning of Christmas holidays, excepting Sundays. They were required to speak to any and all students and faculty. The " Florida HELLO " was big back then. But undaunted, O ' Connell continued his education, in spite of strict rules and regulations. He began studying dentistry, but changed to business administration because of a lack of finances. O ' Connell earned most of his money during his college career in various and very sundry ways. He worked at Mrs. Drawdy ' s Boarding House, where meals were free if you got six paying customers and waited tables. Later he worked at the College Inn, the intramural office, and managed the ATO fraternity dining room. For a while, he was janitor in the campus post office. During his college career at UF, O ' Connell was extremely active in athletics, politics, and activities. One of the first organizations O ' Connell joined was the Alligator. He was listed as a general news staff member for the 1934-35 year. Following his older brother Phil ' s footsteps, he joined the boxing team. O ' Connell became captain of the team in 1938, winning every honor as a boxer from the Southeastern Conference Championship to becoming boxing coach. During the 1935-36 years, he served as president of the sophomore class. He joined L ' Apache dancing club, ATO, and was a member of the intrafraternity conference. He became secretary treasurer of ATO and served as its president in 1936-37. During the 1937-38 years, O ' Connell became the business administration college ' s representative to the executive Council, was elected president of the Young Democrats and Newman ' s clubs, and became a Florida Blue Key pledge. He became president of FBK in 1939. And on April 1, 1938, no fooling, O ' Connell was elected president of UF student body. It was an intense two-week campaign, ridden with intense propoganda, heated speeches, frenzied rallies and general ballyhoo (which included free shoeshines). The concluding gun found O ' Connell 147 votes ahead of his bitterest rival, Earl Powers. Along with numerous presidency-related service accomplishments the following year, O ' Connell began the Student Government book exchange on Feb. 6, 1939. The older version operated very much like the present one, with a five-cent handling charge for all b ooks brought in. During his college career, O ' Connell was also a member of the " F " club, made up of all lettering varsity athletes, was on the Board of Managers for the Florida Union, member of Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity, and a lieutenant commander in the infantry. (Yup, Rotcies were around even Steve also gathered the student body and urged them to support then-football coach Josh Cody. He had a not-so-lucky (losing) year, and there were rumors flying that an " up-North pressure group " was trying to oust Cody and install the University of Tennessee coach. Cody was reinstated, but resigned at the end of that year. Prices in O ' Connell ' s college days were a drastic reduction of today ' s. Per year, general fees and course expenses were $60.30; books and training supplies, $30; laundry and cleaning, $35, and room and board $200 to $300. O ' Connell was listed in Who ' s Who in American Colleges and Universities in 1938-40. He was also in UF ' s Hall of Fame: " Stephen O ' Connell: engaging personality, dynamic trustworthy — physical fitness — inititative — keen mind, strength of character — captain of boxing team — president of student body — his leadership inspires. " Not all that bad, for a football player from Palm Beach High School. O ' Connell graduated from UF in 1940 with a BSBA and LLB law degree and went on to become the state ' s youngest supreme court chief justice when he was 39. He then became President of his Alma Mater in October 1967, UF ' s first alumnus to hold such a position. And he can look back at the good old years at UF, when jooking was around ... When the girls came down from Florida State College for Women in Tallahassee and he had to put up with all the men all week here... When all the now-older buildings looked a bit newer and cleaner ... When Myrna Loy and Clark Gable played in " Too Hot to Handle, " or Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda played in " The Mad Miss Marton ... " Perhaps he even remembers when pencil sharpeners were placed in the buildings on campus in 1939... and he had a Pencil Sharpener Committee on his executive council. (This page) Left: Harry Hall Sisler — Executive Vice President. Bottom left: John S. Kinser Vice President for Student Affairs. Bottom right: William Earl Elmore — Vice President for Administrative Affairs. (Opposite page) Top: E. Travis York — Vice President for Agricultural Affairs. Center: Edmund Ferris Ackell — Vice President for Health Affairs. Bottom: Harold Palmer Hanson — Vice President for Academic Affairs. six v.p.s backup O ' Connell Student government striving for relevancy commentary By DEBBI SMITH December 15, 1972 It was a month of insanity when classes went unattended and sleep unslept. There was no time for such mundane chores for this small group of students. They were much too busy last spring. They obliterated the campus with campaign posters, sang jazzy jingles over local radios, ranted about scandals in the OTHER camp (always in the other camp, of course!) and raved about their candidate, their platform, or their slate to anyone who could pass out a pamphlet or stand in a voting booth. There was the dirtier side to Student Government (SG) elections, too. Scandals abounded. Deals were made, positions were exchanged for campaign support. Campaign posters were torn down in the dark of the night, just like in junior high school. And rumors were carefully planted in the dorms about the opposition. For whatever reason, ambition or idealism, this group was running and running hard. When the dust finally settled, Sam Taylor — 23-year-old black doctorial student in sociology -- was the victor. This southern university ' s students — 20% of them — had elected the school ' s first black SG president. Taylor was the kind of president who said things like: " I am not impervious after all, " or " I don ' t see this commission as being inimical with the new board. " He always had a word for everything, but often sent readers and reporters alike to the dictionary to figure out just what it was he said. The usual complaints that SG absorbs each year were fired at Taylor and his administration: ineffectual, do-nothing, political and corrupt. Political battles were fought. Political enemies were made. But through it all, Taylor ' s image with the student body remained untarnished. A random poll of students revealed that most applauded Taylor ' s efforts and credited him with being " one of the best in recent years. " John Lundquist, a senior in education, said Taylor ' s " actions and stands add up to an excellent job. " Anna Forbes, a black freshman, said " Taylor is really close with black students. Any problems any of us had we could just go in and talk with him. If you were running out of money, or had a problem with housing, you could just go to him and he ' d try and take care of it. " I have no dealings with SG. It ' s an inert institution, " one student said. " SG does affect me somewhat, Can ' t really say how, I don ' t know how, " a senior Arts and Science major, Wayne Bell said. Such comments seem borne from ignorance rather than knowledgeable conviction. SG finances, sponsors and directs numerous groups and events on campus from their offices on the third floor of Reitz Union. The SG purse held one third of a million dollars last year, all of which came from student activity fees to the tune of $4.20 per person each quarter. The money was carefully dispensed by the student senate, which clutches the purse strings tightly. Such groups as Accent, Samson, Environmental Action Group (EAG), Florida Players, Dialogue radio show, SG Productions, Intramural sports and the Black Student Union received funding. " Students don ' t realize it, but they get a lot for their money, " Ed Berger, president of EAG, said. " We wouldn ' t have been able to stop the Cross Campus Highway two years ago without that funding for one thing. " And many students don ' t realize that several services such as abortion referral counseling, the Student Better Business Bureau and the Credit Union are SG-sponsored. Whether students are aware of it or not, SG continues to function on behalf of the students. The Honor Court continues to dispense student justice, the student senate continues to spend student money and SG officers continue to hear and act on student problems. Their ears are particularly keen at election time, which starts early on the third floor. Sides were being picked and battle plans drawn in November for the annual spring fight. Above: Linda Gloeckner, Student Government ' s first female Vice President, urges fellow students to support FPIRG. Left: SG President Sam Taylor works closely with assistant Marsha Burns. Above right: Geoff Kirsch held the SG Treasurer position during summer and fall quarters. Above left: Gary Neubert begins winter quarter as SG Treasurer. Below left: Jim Francis wins Honor Court Chancellor. Below right: Tyrie Boyer holds the position of Chief Justice on the Traffic Court. student senate agenda: budgets, charters Gary Rutledge — President of the Student Senate. Above left: Bob Rosenberg — President Pro Tempore. Above right: Bill Rubin — Majority Floor Leader. Below (left-right): Fred Kirschstein -- Minority Floor Leader. Above left: Bill Hermann — Director of Academic Affairs. Center left: Paul Rosenthal and Greg Eisenmenger Senators. Bottom left: Nancy Braddock — Senator. Above right: David Uhlfelder — Chairman of FPIRG. honor court reviews student discrepancies screpanc es Above (I to r): Steve Huss, Attorney General ' s staff; Karl Beckmeyer, Assistant Defense Counselor; Jim Comander, Attorney General; Steve Clamp, Clerk; (center) Jerry Keane, Vice Chancellor. Right: Jim Francis, Honor Court Chancellor. the beginning epilogue " There is no ecology left at Lake Alice . . . " —Stephen C. O ' Connell 383 384 386 Oh, hello ... I ' m so glad you came to visit. I so rarely have visitors now you know ... everyone has gone away. I looked in the mirror this morning and saw my youth transpose over my old and wrinkled face. No, that ' s okay. I ' m not feeling sad ... just a little tired ... Yes, I want to tell you of a place ... better still, I want to take you there ... no, we don ' t need a car ... it wouldn ' t be the same that way ... everything has changed. No, just listen ... I want to take you there ... it ' s so clear to me now ... I ' ve been there many times ... be careful you ' ll hit your head on that low hanging branch ... yes, it is pretty here isn ' t it. I discovered it myself one day. I used to come here alone a lot ... just to think ... then one day I wanted to share it. Oh yes, other people know this spot ... I ' ve shared it with special people, you ' re a special person, grandson, just like Jimmy. I brought Jimmy here first. We were just about your age then. He is my best friend ... he likes it here too. We used to have secret club continued on pg. 394 meetings here ... sure ... it ' s perfect for secret meetings. What? Oh yes, then as I grew older I brought Anne here ... Yes, a girl, grandson, your grandmother. She ' s my best friend, too. Someday you ' ll have a girl for a best friend even though you may not like them now. What did we do here? We shared ideas. We shared life. I brought daddy here too when he was your age. Yes, he ' s been here. No, grandson, it is not an imaginary place. It exists in your heart. No, you can ' t get there by car. You must use the password — share. People are the dearest things to us all. Without people each of us would be alone. You may not understand this now but always remember: true friends are treasures. Keep them wisely for without them this place would not exist and life would be meaningless. Grandson, today I have brought you to this place, it belongs to you now, too ... Do you understand? The small boy nodded and the two sat there for a long time in silence. The old man thinking of his youth ... the young boy of his future... photography by steve elbert fred fred us FREAKS! fred art by frank gladstone fred art by rick hills the beat boys and free my soul i wanna get lost in your rock ' n roll and drift away drift away. . . " art by marianne macina macina Bill Day Bill Day Bill Day Bill Day Bill Day Bill Day Greeks Alpha Delta Pi 266 Alpha Omega Pi 268 Chi Omega 270 Delta Delta Delta 272 Delta Gamma 274 Kappa Alpha Theta 276 Kappa Delta 278 Phi Mu 281 Phi Sigma Sigma 282 Pi Beta Phi Sigma Kappa 283 284 Student Activities Zeta Tau Alpha Alpha Gamma Rho Chi Phi Phi Kappa Theta Sigma Chi 286 289 290 292 293 Accent Student Government Productions Savant Florida Blue Key FPIRG 298 299 300 301 302 EAG 303 Gator Band 304 Cheerleaders 306 Florida Players 310 Glee Club 312 Samson 314 Orchestra 316 Sigma Tau 317 Advertising InterhalI 318 Panhellenic 319 Hawaiian Village 377 ODK 320 WGVL 279 Student Productions 322 Snelling and Snelling 381 Hall of Fame 328 WGGG 381 Who ' s Who 332 Romo 381 Sonny ' s Fat Boys 382 Strictly Folk 382 French Quarter 382 The Village 385 Love For Sale 385 World Travel Service 385 Butler Brothers 387 Chaparral Steak House 387 First Federal 387 Gatortown 387 University City Bank 388 flavet village counts down last days reflections photography by john copeland Seminole ' 73 staff beth segal, photographer gail cadow, administrative editor marianne macina, editor-in-chief marvin harper, news editor kathy gillespie, editorial assistant ray barron, managing editor rick hills, artist bill gerken, business manager carol comer, student life editor jose miraya, colleges editor p hil bannister, photographer not pictured: tom kennedy rick rosen andy lopez jim shaeffer paul sperling, photographers joe cano, advertising layout ed george, sports editor pam sheldon, activities editor doris sussman, greeks editor steve gair, student life eugene way, sports marina blomberg, politics and ecology editor steve elbert carl robinson gary wolfson, contributing photographers paul shea debbi smith wendy snyder debbi smith carlos licea, contributing feature writers kathy collins sherrie chambers, greeks dave ziegler, fall business manager tommy donohoe jim westman, advertising salesmen special thanks to: c. e. barber alan whiteleather bill rion jack kinzer richard french james cook gary paskal mike blocker acey harper vicki smith mary jo tierney myra forsberg carlyle morris, vaughn printers, inc., representative bill snell, s. k. smith cover company representative our advertisers (denise for bringing the beer) the i am alone now almost everyone has left .. . confused, excited, afraid i tread lightly across campus breathing in the surroundings . i can remember times i have felt alone, it ' s been four full years since i came that September .. . i waited expectantly staring at the bare walls in my new room .. . i was like a baby bird just hatched in early spring . it was the spring of my college days, that first year .. i pulled through, because of the feeling of adventure some times were bad .. . i could see myself being swallowed up who would know? i was only a number i went home a lot on weekends at first ... times were good , too .. . like late nights, hearts and parties in the lounge .. . i started giving up those weekend trips and when i did go home i wanted to come back ... it had been a good year, afterall . summer came with my sophomore year i began to get involved and i started to feel more at home with friends i had made i began to belong .. . but with the summer sun came occassional thunder storms of indecision . what do i want to do the rest of my life? who am i? but the skys always cleared and, in the end it had been another good year ... the leaves suddenly turned to gold and i felt like part of it all .. . UF was part of me .. . the people, the classes, the happenings ,i wanted to share experiences and, as a junior, i learned to give freely i was happy and comfortable . but most of all .. i was productive it ' s a good feeling just being in your specialized field and having friends to talk to about it i was growing .. . that was a good year ... before i knew it winter was in me and i called gainesville my home but i knew i would soon be graduating it was time to think of the future ... what next? the feeling was awkward, not wanting to leave but unable to wait any longer . my friends were leaving i should set out on my own too and now it ' s over ... another good year but it ' s time to look ahead the world is spreading open her cloak . and it ' s spring again! -- the editor 1973 SEMINOLE seminole publications 1973 like a circle in a spiral, like a wheel within a wheel, never ending or beginning on an ever spinning reel, as the images unwind, like the circles that you find in the windmills of your mind! university of florida gainesville, florida marianne macina, editor ray barron, managing editor ”
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