The print. (Oregon City, Oregon) 1977-1989, November 25, 1981, Page 4, Image 4

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    White offers annual show
Jack White, a touring However, the excitement has
“poolologist,” appeared on worn off and publicity has
campus last week for the declined.
This year White came on
seventh year in a row. This
year, however, he was accom­ campus with many students
unaware of it. The Associated
panied by controversy.
White is the richest pool Student Government has been
player in history, making $3 in charge of the arrangements
million a year. White is also the with White in the past, but this
only person to play billiards in year Kelly Sullivan, activities
the White House. (He has coordinator, had the only con­
played for seven presidents) tact with White. “Next year, we
He played for the Queen of want to get it back into the
England, did some of the shots hands of the Student Govern­
in “Hustler,” a movie with Paul ment,” Sullivan Said. “It was
Newman, does 256 shows a partly my fault that White didn’t
year, holds numerous records have the publicity he shoulcl
and won the world title in have had. There was nothing
1968. In the past, when White planned for him when he arriv­
has, been on campus it has ed.” White planned the whole
been a spectacular event, with tournament himself.
“White is willing to work,”
several local TV stations and
newspapers covering it. stated _ Sam Crosby, student
body president. “Jack puts in
lot of time here, about 14 hoy
a day. We pay him a set f(
and he could spend 4 hours
day, if he wanted, and ma|
the same amount.”
White said that he is w
ing to do fund raisers (
anything else that the ASG h
planned for him. He coi
mented before he left, “Y<
just give me things to do ne
year, and I’ll do ’em.”
ASG had considered n
having White come to the Ci
ege next year, because tl
$1,200 he is paid takes a t
chunk out of the ASG budge
Howver, “When the AS
looked into if further th
found that White is well like
and people are looking forwai
to his return,” Sullivan said.
Elevator provides access
for handicapped artists
THIS YEAR’S ANNUAL visit by Jack White was shrouded
by controversy.
Arguments mount
over White’s wages
By Alison Hull
Of the Print
said. “They (ASG) could spend
In a narrow vote of 13-12,
the money on other activities
the Associated Student which would include more stu­
Government voted Thursday dent involvement.” Some ASG
to retain billiards expert Jack members agreed the money
White, for another lec- could be used to have more
ture/toumament session .next mini-programs such as con­
certs, speakers, or dancers.
The main concerns of the
The ASG members favor­
ASG members were the ing Jack White’s return felt the
amoung of money White > money is being put to good
receives and student involve­ use. “Jack White draws more
ment there in the tournament.
participation than any other ac­
White receives $1,200 for tivity we have here,” Sam
five days of showing student Crosby, ASG President said.
pool tricks, how to better their “The tournament is something
game, and conducting a pool in which the whole student
tournament. The College also body can participate in if they
pays for White’s motel accom­ so desire. Jack involves a lot of
modations and covers the cost students and he’s our biggest
of the trophies and cue sticks attraction on campus.”
for the winners of the tourna­
White will return next year
for his 8 th year at Clackarhas
Some ASG members Community College. ASG is
argued that the money could hoping to get better organiza­
be put to better use. “I’m very tion for next year andXo maybe
unhappy with the way the vote get the staff as well as the
turned out,” Joe Schweizer,
students involved^in the tour-
^ssistaht to the ASG President
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The College’s Art Center
has an elevator now, and with
its completion the state “han­
dicapped access” codes will
have been met.
The elevator is a “necessi­
ty,” Bursheim said. “It is essen­
tial because we had to meet the
codes or we couldn’t remodel.”
The Art Center is on the
west end of the campus near
the John Inskeep Environmen­
tal Learning Center. A
renovated, two-story structure,
formerly the Smuckers Jam
plant created difficulties for
wheelchair-bound students to
get to the second floor offices
or classes.
“My office, (art instructor)
Leland John’s office, and tv
studios are upstairs,” Bursheiu
explained. “In the past, we ca
ried wheelchair-bound peopl
up the stairs.
We didi
mind it at allr but no one like
to be carried around, so it wa
keeping the handicappe
students away from th
THE JAZZ BAND showed their stuff in the Community Center yesterday. See story
on page 6.
Hard times ahead for students
come Student Assistant Act of
(Analysis cont. from page 1) 1978.
of 1982. Over 750,000
students will have their benefits
eliminated. Although many will
be eligible for other programs,
the question of where funds
will come from has yet to be
-Guaranteed Student
Loans, limited Ioans to any stu­
dent who requests one, will
now be limited to those whose
gross family income is no more
than $30,000 and then must
past a “needs test.” Also, a fee
of 5 percent of tire total loan
has been added. The cuts in
this program are virtually an
elimination of the Middle In-
-Parents Loans, a pro­
gram offering loans of up to
$3,000 a year to parents, has
been extended to self-
supporting students and the in­
terest rate has been raised tp 14
Most of these changes
started October 1 but few will
feel their affect until students
begin during May to receive
notice of their financial aid for
the upcoming school year.
The forth coming reduc­
tion in student aid will have
mixed results. At Community
Colleges, whose own funding
continues to be cut, it may
cause major problems by forc­
ing students who would have
chosen a state university to at-
tend, swelling the enrollment
One possibility may be closed
enrollment, a system wher(
students compete for admis
sion. The result could be that
academically unprepared
students will be turned awaj(
ftrom the educational system.
At private colleges anti
universities the effect could be
more pronounced. Already
several smaller private colleges
without a strong financial posi­
tion have closed. In the neat
future all will be faced with
money shortages and it is likely
more will close.
When everything is said
and done though, it will be the
youth that will pay and in thé
long run our society.
Clackamas Community College