Joel Welsh, director of the Sewanee Outing Program, said last year's alcohol problem was "scary." "There was a lot of con- cern with how this year's sub- stance-free plan would be con- ducted and conceived." There were three staff training sessions throughout second semester to ensure staff participation and sup- port of the pledge. Hubble, a senior in the College, is the Purple's guest columnist this week.This, com- bined with more long term prepa- ration and fewer participants, changed the mentality of the PRE. Wilson, Assistant Professor in Political Science Two-year appointment B. Here we are at the beginning of the new school year. Sorry campers, but, for the first time since World War II, there will be no mighty Casey at bat in October. 24 Call 598- 0141 for information START THE SEMESTER OFF RIGHT WITH A THERAPUTIC MASSAGE Welcome back special for students OFF until Oct. Sanford Mc Gee Certified Message Therapist Call 598-5942 for appointment tradition.We're in the Money The Money magazine Money Guide: The Best College Buys Now ranks the University of the South 23rd among their top 100 values in four-year undergraduate schools, up from 59th place in 1993. Hendrickson likes Sewanee for its small size and "quality students." She has been married for a month, and lives on the Mountain with her hus- band. Gayle Mc Keen, Assistant Professor of Political Science. It is ridiculous to say that whoever participates in these kinds of activities must quit at midnight or am, simply be- cause of that person's gender.Perhaps even more impressive is that Sewanee ranked fifth among small liberal arts colleges. Krasnoff lived for five years in Baltimore and taught at Virginia Tech. Karen Keurs, Assistant Professor of Forestry and Geology B. I find it incomprehensible that the administration does not trust the students to behave when in each others' dormitory rooms.Digitized by the Internet Archive in 2013 The Official Organ of the Students of the University of the South A Legacy of 103 years of Student Journalism SEPT 5, 1994 VOLUME CLXXIV, NO.1 THE UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH SEWANEE, TN 37383-1000 Substance-Free PRE by Tania Samman Looking back on the '93 PRE, a staff member recalls "beer sludge and bike tracks in Gailor." An- other remembers kegs in the shower stalls and hangovers re- placing the morning's scheduled activities.The climb- ing course gave many participants confidence and, according to one freshman, "a sense of bad- assedness." The introduction of a new mountain biking activity was well recepted and proved benefi- cial. (The Purple has requested copies of that report — a buried, lost, and forgotten document.) And here we go again.Now Just Fix the Food The program was considered a success by the staff and the par- ticipants. He doesn't do any- thing in his free time, because, as he put it, "I have no free time." Corrie Norman, Assistant Professor of Religion B. If the events of 1 989 are any indication, the process promises to be bur- densome and the conclusions anti- climactic.
Freshman Ryland Moore believes, "They tried to get us to lose the 'fresh- man 15' before we gained it! Shorts and picks pg 2 Searing Editorial pg 4 Sports Calender pg 5 The Man Who was Prince pg 6 Comics pg 8 Page 2 NEWS The Sewanee Purple Sept. The dearly-held notion that Sewanee is a Christian university has aged gracelessly (rather like the VC's ermine cloak): the vi- sion has faded beyond repair since the University ceased mandatory chapel service for students in 1967.
There is no word on what re- freshments, if any, Dr. Nonetheless, it would be well for students to accept Dr. D., University of Chicago Wilson Neate, Assistant Professor of Spanish. Instead of musing on Sewanee' s historic connection with the Episcopal Church, Dr.
Williamson's invitation and to look forward to the meeting as a chance to challenge the administration's complacency about the student body and about student life. Keurs chose Sewanee because "it's an incredible place to teach for- estry." She likes hiking and old movies, but says that most of her time is taken up by planning her course work. Williamson (and the rest of us) should be imagining what Sewanee would look like if it were on par with the truly great small liberal arts colleges like Williams and Amherst, and move decisively forward in that direc- tion. These activities are legimitate regardless of the hour of the night.
He appreciates suggestions and offers to help on the project, and can be reached via the student post office or at his e-mail address, sayedth O. Two wet freshman survied their first caving experience. Caving was "a whole different world" for most of the partici- pants. Norman lives with her husband and her cat Maggie, and chose Sewanee for its strong liberal arts tradition. The Vice-Chancellor seems to have a taste for such pious self- study: this is the second such study of Sewanee 's role as a Christian university since his arrival in Oc- tober 1988.
The hikes provided famil- iarity with the campus and all the beauty it has to offer. The first was con- ducted in the spring of 1989, and it produced a final written report.