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Hare describes black studies aim
The publisher of a black magazine, who
for. years has refused to stand during the
playing of the Star Spangled Banner told a
predominantly black audience Monday that
Afro-American courses should be more than
a study in blackness or a blackening of white
Nathan Hare, publisher of Black Scholar,
a journal of black studies and research, .
spoke at the Nebraska Union in connection
with Black Cultural 1 Week. In his address he
welcomed students, faculty, the FBI and
"A black studies course involves relevance
on a community scale," he said. "For
instance, as a student learns black history,
part of the course should require him to
transfer his knowledge to the community."
Blacks are in school to bring knowledge
to the black people, said Hare, the first
coordinator of black studies courses in the
He said interest in black studies has
"Newspapers at first made the courses
sound exciting. But when the papers stopped
writing about the courses, students lost
interest." he said.
Hare told the audience that one of the
best ways to achieve integration was to use a
"Separatism has done more to bring
about integration in three years than three
decades of other tactics," he said.
He told of a college newpaper that would
not Cover news concerning blacks. But when
blacks started ! their own paper, the college
newspaper gave them full-page coverage.
"But I don't recommend separatism as a
policy. It should be used only as a strategy,"
Blacks will continue to come up in the
world, Hare said.
"The sordid conditions under which we
live mean that we must continue to seek
some means by which to replace them."
Nathan Hare. . ."A black studies course
involves relevance on a community scale."
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That delegation, he said, means "Nebraska is to the nation
what Orange County is to California."
Reagan praised Nixon's record in desegregation,
unemployment, welfare programs and his Vietnam peace
He called for Nebraskans to send Curtis back to Washington
to help Nixon continue his programs.
Curtis earlier expressed delight in the $100,000 raised at
the banquet. The money is pledged to the senatorial campaign
of the Republican nominee.
He said he is seeking his fourth term in the Senate because
he sees the United States on the "threshold of new hieghts."
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Home ec board seeking direction
The College of Home Economics advisory
board is still looking for direction, according
to its chairman, and the board will ask home
economics students their priorities starting
Nancy Anderson said a booth has been
set up in the Home Economics Building's
basement to seek students' "opinions and
attitudes about the college, classes and
anything else on their minds."
Shessaid the 10-member board will also
ask for students' ideas on a possible
co-advising system and a new honors
program for the college. Both are proposals
the all-student board is considering
recommending to Virginia Trotter, dean of
Anderson said the board is beginning to
concentrate on advising the home economics
college on its curriculum.
The advisory board is also looking at a
co-advising system in which juniors and
seniors would supplement the college staff
in helping sophomores and freshmen decide
which courses to take.
The board is also looking at ways to
strengthen the home economics honors
program, Anderson said.
The booth will operate from March 1
through March 10. It will be open from 10
a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays
except Fridays, when it will be open only in
Anderson said forms are available in 116
Home Economics Building for any home
economics major wishing to apply for next
year's advisory board.
Women's programs set
Women's rights is the topic of a special
series of Sunday evening meetings sponsored
by the Commission on Social Concerns of ,
the St. Paul Methodist Church, according to
R. B. Gartrell, chairman of the commission.
The meetings are a part of the church's
annual five-week learning program held each
spring as part of Lenten preparations.
(ono-half hour) Lonton Meditation
Wed. February 23 7:00 p.m.
UNIVERSITY LUTHERAN CHAPEL
( Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod)
"CHAPEL ON THE MALL"
15th & Que
Pastor - A J. Norden
The Rock Opera
Survival of St. Joan
anyone interested in joining Kosmet Klub andor just working for the
spring rock opera on tech crewlightingetc. should come to a general me ting
at the Union THURS. Feb 24, at 6:30 p.m. (room will be posted).
Male and Female
THE DAILY NEBRASKAN
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1972
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