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school.

The year's activities officially end with the spring
banquet, which has the purpose of installing new
officers.

JIM YEAMAN, president




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t. Anderson


R. Fletcher


V. Klmsey


M. Munn


E. Baer


R. Gaddv


T. King


D. Myers


J. Bagwell


J. Gibson


S. Krantz


A. Rogers


D. Barnett


D. Glover


D. Lindberg


B. Rutledge


J. Barton


L Haerlnger


N. Lytchfleld


J. Scoggins


L. Belissany


G. Hawkins


J. McCoy


E. Shuler


R. Breazeale


M. Hickey


D. McCracken


R. Sindler


C. Campbell


R. Hiers


N. McElroy


L Smith


A. Caruss


N. Hodge


J. McKee


C. Steer


J. Charnley


N. Hughston


D. McPherson


L. Todd


J. Choate


R. Johnston


B. Martin


R. Troutman


A. Crelghton


M. Kelly


G. Martin


P. Welsh


A. Cure!


S. Kerkanich


E. Mathls


E. Wigger


S. Erskine


E. Kllgo


M. Morris


J. Yeaman


J. Fleming


D. Kimble


V. Munger





society for the
advancement of
agricultural education

The Society for the Advancement of Agricultural
Education at Clemson University is a valuable or-
ganization for all students who are majoring or
minoring in agricultural education. It is especially
valuable for those students v/ho are planning a
career in teaching agriculture.

The objectives of the Society are to develop
leadership, motivate scholarship, and facilitate so-
cial development. Educational activities include
conducting student exchange programs with other
universities, providing high school students with
occupational information, and administering an edu-
cational grant for upperclassmen.

The major social functions sponsored by the So-
ciety consist of Fall and Spring cookouts, a Spring
banquet, and both formal and informal initiations
each semester. An annual project is a chicken bar
becue at one of the home football games. Educa-
tional films and agriculturally-oriented speakers are
presented for the programs at the regular monthly
meetings in an effort to promote vocational agri-
culture.

BOBBY McGEE, president





B. Anderson
W. Bomar



M. Broiden B. DuRant T. Edge

J. Carroll S. Edge S. Edwards



W. Hardwlcic
F. Johnson



D. Lovette
B. McGee



C. Newman D. Parker

J. Pace M. Pitts




'. Rodelsperqer D. Saylor D. Todd J. Wells

V. Sarvis S. Thompson J. Wells J. Wheeler



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student associations



alpha phi omega

Alpha Phi Omega is the national service fratern-
ity. For thirty one years Gamma Lambda chapter
has been at Clemson serving the students and
community.

This year APO again operated its Used Book
Exchange. The annual Christmas Tree lighting was
accompanied by a message from Dr. R. C. Edwards.

Other services provided are the Emergency Self
Help Program, which teaches the students and com-
munity basic emergency injury relief, the continued
Infirmary Duty, helping the Clemson Day Care
Center, and visiting the Boys' Home of the South.

Anyone interested in the campus, community,
and the nation, and holding a high regard for
leadership, friendship, and service can join Alpha
Phi Omega. A very gratifying feeling of brother-
hood has developed over the years within Gamma
Lambda. It is a unique brotherhood, one which
invites others to participate as a brother of Alpha
Phi Omega.




Promises Promises



strange roommates



Skid Row . . . the big tricker . . . cards anyone?
. . . Boo Bee . . . wild women . . . every man's
dream . . . W^ . . . seances . . . phantom? . . .
Beulah . . . who stole the toilet paper? . . . clog-
ging . . . blind dates . . . softball champs . . .
secret pumpkins . . . Funky Wednesdays and Thurs-
day .. . telephone bills . . . $100? . . . New York
trip . . . Halloween punch — the sociable drink . . .
running on the roof . . . better to be drunk than
horney . . . spirit of the Wolfe . . . Friday night
laundry . . . money hungry machines . . . E.S. . . .



rain god . . . zilch night . . . popcorn, peanuts,
Beta lavaliers . . . fire and flood . . . hlag and
Tipsy . . . lead foot's coming . . . poopy itch? . . .
yes Tom yes . . . Ben who? . . . Bobby's girl . . .
Reverend Black . . . not cherry bombs — firecrackers!
. . . Who's horney? . . . Rice O'Grady's dating
service . . . what dresses? . . . sad city . . . cardiacs
. . . wild weekends . . . intramural coaches . . .
check out the bod . . . leather night . . . outstand-
ing . . . what's a dress? . . . frisbees . . . special
pep talks . . . One big happy family.

PATTY MAYHORN. President



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canterbury association

The purpose of Clemson University Canterbury
Association is to promote friendly communication
between its members and to participate in service
to the community. The Association contributes to
the upkeep of the Clemson Day Care Center,
entertains underprivileged children, and each year
brings high school students from the Tamassee
D. A. R. School to Clemson for a football or bas-
ketball game.

With the assistance of Rev. Thomas Davis, the
club furnishes acolytes when needed. Several mem-
bers also sing in the church choir, and four mem-
bers are lay readers.

Each month the club has a dinner at hloly Trinity
Episcopal Church, highlighted by prominent speak-
ers from the local community.

Members of the Canterbury Association enjoy
entertainment and fellowship with their fiberglass
boat on Lake Hartwell and in their lounge at hloly
Trinity.

All interested Clemson students are welcome to
join Canterbury.

THOMAS FIELDER. President



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Chester county clemson club

The purpose of the Chester County Clemson Club is to unify and
to bring about better relations among students from Chester
County attending Clemson University. Every year, the club gives
a scholarship loan to an incoming Clemson freshman from Chester
County. Included in its activities are a Christmas dance in Chester
and various other parties during the year. Like many other organ-
izations here at Clemson, the Chester County Clemson Club also
takes part in the intramural sports activities.




campus crusade for Christ




God so loved He gave...





Jesus so loved He came...




we so love we share Christ with others.



clemson university democrats club



Through numerous activities, the members of the
Clemson University Democrats Club seek to learn
about politics and current political happenings, as
well as to participate in political activities.

The members this year have been active in prep-
aration for the '72 Presidential Election, During
the year it is planned to get the campus more in-
volved in the political atmosphere of the present.
It is our purpose to present speakers that will in-
clude professors and local, state and, with a lot of



luck, national politicians so that the student body
will be better able to make their own decisions,
which through their vote will affect the course of
the nation.

The CUDC provides in its regular meeting valu-
able information revealing the basic philosophy of
the National Party.

The year looks to be a very exciting one leading
up to a reformed Democratic Convention in Miami.
THOMAS FEWELL, President




clemson forensic union



The Clemson Forensic Union represents the new
look in Clemson University's forensics program. The
Union is a combination of the still active Calhoun
Forensic Society, Delta Sigma Rho-Tau Kappa Al-
pha (National Forensic Honorary), and the Clemson
intercollegiate debate teams. The Union's activi-
ties include campus, community, and intercollegiate
programs.

The Calhoun Forensic Society, Clemson's oldest
student organization, sponsors the campus and com-



munity activities of the Forensic Union, which in-
cluded in 1971-1972: "Clemson Discussion Night,"
a campus speech contest, parliamentary procedure
workshops, and monthly debates on current issues
sponsored by the Calhoun Forensic Society.

The DSR-TKA National Conference was held in
the spring at the University of New Mexico in
Albuquerque.

SAMUEL WILLIAMS, President




clemson university young republican club



The Clemson University Young Republican Club
has been working for years to channel student poli-
tical concern toward constructive goals. This year
was no exception. We offered to the student inter-
ested in government an opportunity to learn of the
political process while personally engaging in cam-
paigns, panel discussions, and fellowship with other
students. Clemson Young Republicans redoubled
their efforts in order to be organized for the 1972
elections.



Several dynamic speakers were brought to cam-
pus this year, and the club grew closer to the state
and national Republican Party. Speakers, newslet-
ters, projects, meetings, conventions, and, of course,
parties highlighted our year. Many students looking
for a constructive, progressive political organization
found a home with the Clemson University Young
Republicans.

JOHN RIVERS, President




fellowship of christian
athletes

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is a national
organization which gives athletes with Christian
ideals the chance to have fellowship with each other
and gives them a chance to witness to those around
them. The organization was created by a young
coach who thought that athletes would present an
excellent means through which to promote Christi-
anity since athletes are well admired.

The Clemson chapter meets monthly and current
topics are discussed with respect to Christianity
and the Christian approach to everyday problems
in an effort to bring Christianity and everyday
living together.

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes offers the
Christian athlete the opportunity to share his life
in Christ with other people by speaking at different
schools, churches, and social organizations.

DAVE FARNHAM, Huddle Captain





iota lambda sigma





lota Lambda Sigma is an Industrial Education
honor fraternity. Receiving its charter on June 30,
1930, the Gamma Chapter was the third member
of the national organization. It promotes Industrial
Education in the following ways: recognition of
professional training; recognition of high scholar-
ship; and creating and maintaining a close fraternal
bond between its present and past members.

Membership is open to juniors and seniors in the
Industrial Education Department who have achieved
at least a 3.0 G.P.R. in their academic field.
Pledges have a three week initiation period, fol-
lowed by a banquet in the honor of the newly
instated members.

lota Lambda Sigma works toward promoting
Industrial Education at Clemson University through
a visitation program to various high schools in the
state.

BARRY RUSSELL, President



gamma sigma sigma

Since 1969 when the Clemson University Girls'
Service Sorority was initiated on campus, the group
has served the students, school and comnnunity of
Clemson. The service projects consist of giving
tours of the Clemson campus to prospective stu-
dents and visitors, visiting patients in the infirmary,
tutoring the children at the Haven of Rest Chil-
dren's Home in Anderson, operating a babysitting
service for faculty members, and selling coffee and
doughnuts while students are working on the home-
coming displays. Each semester the pledge class
begins a "new" service project for the sisters to
work on together. Throughout the semester the
sisters are often called upon by various organiza-
tions and persons around campus to aid in service
projects.

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air force rote

Clemson's 770th U. S. Air Force Detachment
strives to select, instruct, and train future officers
for the Air Force. With a hmited size in both
their General Military Corps and Professional Offi-
cers Corps, the Air Force has been able to assem-
ble a highly selective membership. Excellence in
academics and extra-curricular activities are empha-
sized. Air Force ROTC boasts of two Command
Leadership School programs to prepare sophomore
GMC cadets to be officers and junior POC cadets
for summer camp. Classroom instruction, briefings,
drills, and field trips to various Air Force bases
make up the academic program. The Air Force
strives to make officers out of men and men out
of officers. Bowman Field welcomes Clemson's 770th
Detachment to an hour of enrichment while increas-
ing the cadet's physical and mental capacities.

JOHN LOMBARD!, wing commander



arnold air society

Arnold Air Society is an honorary, professional, and
service organization made up of advanced Air Force
ROTC Cadets. The Society's members participate in
both service and social projects v/ith Arnold Air
Society's co-ed affiliate Angel Flight.

Of the Society's many service projects, the most
outstanding include the annual blood drive, the orphan
boys' football weekend, the corsage sales for home
football games, and the washing of the Major Rudolph
Anderson, Jr. Memorial in Greenville.

Arnold Air Society's social projects included a ski
party, a hayride, construction of a hlomecoming dis-
play, and the Dinlng-Out, a formal military banquet
with a major Air Force speaker.

The goal of Arnold Air Society is to promote better
relations between the members of Arnold Air Society
and the other students while trying to promote an
ever improving image of Air Force ROTC and the
Air Force itself.

BENJAMIN W. MOORING, commander





angel flight



Flying Tiger Angel Flight . . . National, Service,
Social, Honorary . . . Arnold Air Auxilliary . . .
Area C-l Headquarters . . . National Projects . . .
Outstanding Activities Award . . . Conclave! Pool
Party . . . Swinging Cadre . . . Dining-ln . . .
Military Ball . . . Cherubs . . . Wings and Halos
. . . Popcorn Parties . . . Water Ski Parties . . .
Hay Rides . . . Plane Washings . . . Shakey's Pizza
. . . Barn Party . . . Drop-Ins . . . Football Games
. . . Corsages for Sell . . . Thirty Little Boys for a
Ballganne . . . Little Brothers at the Boys' Home
of the South . . . Christmas Party . . . Cards to
Viet Nam . . . Trick or Treat . . . Easter Egg Hunt
. . . Midnight Rallies . . . Homecoming Display
. . . Drag the Deacons . . . "Knowledge, Wisdom,
and the Courage to Serve" . . . Unity of Purpose
... A Way of Life . . . Flying Tiger Angel Flight.




army rote

The Army R. O. T. C. Program offers many tary skills and one hour of weekly drill, the Army
interested Clemson University students the oppor- R.O.T.C. student is taught to face the problems
tunity to receive the military training they will need that he may encounter in future service and to
to become future officers in the modern and fast accept the basic leadership qualities and self-
changing army of tomorrow. Through classroom discipline that are required of every concerned
study that includes lessons of contemporary inter- citizen in today's society,
national situations as well as those of basic mili- JOE ANDERSON, commander





light brigade



Light Brigade, the coed auxiliary purposed to support the Clem-
son Army ROTC cadet corps . . . 1972-year for a new image!
Coalition Night . . . sign here ... for four years? . . . red, hot,
hot . . . black boots . . . left, right — lace up tight — out of sight
. . . Me? Shoot a gun? . . . Bull's eye . . . Christmas party —
Mary's brew . . . great advisors — Major and Mrs. Steed . . .
Fort Gordon . . . Free cuts, "free" men, free fun . . . Halloween
— we all wait for the Great Pumpkin . . . Thanksgiving . . . cookies
and the Veterans' hlospital . . . AND friendly, smiling faces of
Christmas cheer. Also, the Clemson-Carolina game . . . the
marching . . . Tuesday nights . . . What is the Third Army Show?
When? Why? . . . Pledges welcomed . . . members eager . . .
memories never fade . . . Members do their thing! Join us for
a "new" experience as we "charge"!

DAWN JONES, commander




counterguerrillas

The Clemson Counterguerrilla Platoon is one of
the best known and most talked about nnilitary
organizations on the Clemson campus. Most stu-
dents agree that they are a genuinely dedicated
group of young men.

Bringing their broad areas of training into per-
spective, the overall purpose of the CG Platoon is
to train cadets to become leaders, men not only
very capable in their work, but also confident in
themselves. After one year in the CG's, each man
feels that he is a true "combat veteran."

Depending on your view, the CG's may be nuts,
or they may be just Gung-hHo; but, they have
chosen what they want out of the program, and
they do their jobs well. That, after all, is what it's
all about.

WESLEY COOLER, commander





scabbard and blade

Clemson's Company K-7 of the National Society
of Scabbard and Blade is the most highly regarded
military organization on campus. Its membership
is held to a maximum of thirty outstanding Army
and Air Force cadets annually. Within the frame-
work of Company K-7 are found military leaders
from all phases of military life — Arnold Air Society,
CG's, PR's, as well as the battalion and wing staffs.

The major objective of Scabbard and Blade is
to promote a better understanding of the military
organizations and ROTC programs.

Through example Scabbard and Blade conveys
the epitome of college military ideals. It annually
ushers in the president's box at football games.
The initiation and informal induction of new mem-
bers in the final stanza in Company K-7's annual
activities.

RICK FILLIYAW, commander




pr fourth

regimental

headquarters



Fourth Regimental Headquarters serves as a
coordinator for sixteen Pershing Rifle units located
in the five-state area of the Carolinas, Georgia,
Tennesse, and Alabama. A Fall and Spring Assem-
bly at which elected representatives of the com-
panies convene to discuss business, changes in the
Constitution of the National Society of Pershing
Rifles, and any other relevant problems is held by
the Fourth Regimental hieadquarters.

Supervision, administration, mediation, coordi-
nation, and inspection of activities and personnel
within the Regiments are the main responsibilities
of the Regiment. Organizing the grading and rat-
ing of unit competition toward the coveted
Douglas Trophy presented at the Regimental Drill
Meet is also a duty of the Regiment.

The main purpose of the National Society of
Pershing Rifles, is to promote standards of excel-
lence among ROTC cadets.

WILLIAM BROWN, commander





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Fraternity and drill characterize Company C-4 PR. The National Society of Pershing Rifles. This brotherhood be-

members of Clemson's precision drill team represent our tween members of Company C-4 increases through drill

University throughout the Eastern United States from na- competition and social affairs. As new members pledge

tional competition in Washington, D. C. to regional com- Company C-4 they become a part of this fraternity and

petition in Augusta, Georgia. perpetuate the pride and precision of Clemson's drill team

Not only is Pershing Rifleman a member of a drill team, — Company C-4 Pershing Rifles.

but he is also a brother in a nation wide fraternity — the RUSSELL BRIDGES, commander




pr pledges



The first day of drill is the start of a new experience
that can beconne a way of life for a PR. The pledges
start the first semester with a period of training in
basic rifle manual. They are eventually inspected, and
on the basis of attitude and progress, a select few
were chosen to march in the drill platoon.

Those that were not chosen were not forgotten.
They were given the task of representing Clemson
University in competition for basic 22-5 manual. They
have become as much a part of drill competition as
the advanced platoon, experiencing the same tension
and the same desire to win.

A new pledge system was organized recently. In-
cluded in this system are sacrifices that lead to the
development of dedication and discipline necessary
to a PR.

Pledges no longer drill toward an unforeseeable goal.
No more thoughts of the Company enjoying itself on
trips while the pledge stays on campus. The pledge
is as much a part of that trip as a company member,
sharing entertainment as well as sharing the pride of
victory.





caper fourth

regimental

headquarters



The Caper Fourth Regimental hHeadquarters,
coed affiliate organization of the National Society
of Pershing Rifles, was organized at Clemson m
1970. The Headquarters is under the command of
C-PR Colonel Julie Screws and is staffed by seven
Capers. It is the coordinating headquarters for the
eleven Caper affiliate units in the six-state area
of South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Ala-
bama, Florida, and Tennessee, plus Puerto Rico.

In conjunction with the Fourth Regimental Head-
quarters of the Pershing Rifles, the organization
sponsors two annual assemblies and an annual drill
meet. In addition to its primary coordination role.
Caper Headquarters strives to improve campus
and community relations and to foster a spirit of
service to both school and community.

Membership is opened to all interested and hard
working female students. Meetings are once a week
on Tuesdays at 6 p.m.

JULIE SCREWS, commander





capers



head start

Cherry Blossom Festival

formal banquet and ball

NC State half-time performance

refreshments for freshmen and parents

letters to GIs in Vietnam

ushering at games



parades

capers:

service, social, and military sorority

and an award-v/inning

women's drill team

SARA THOMPSON, commander





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"The Vietnamese lack the ability to conduct a war by themselves or govern
themselves."

Richard M. Nixon (1954)

"The principal objective of United States policy in Southeast Asia is simply to
maintain the Integrity and Independence of the non-Communist nations in that area."

Robert S. McNamara (1964)

"We have met the enemy and they is us."

Pogo
"For most Americans this Is an easy war. Men fght and men suffer and men die.
as they always do In war. Prosperity rises, abundance Increases, the nation flourishes.

Lyndon B. Johnson (1965)

"I, 2, 3. 4. we don't want your ****ing war."

Peace chant
"I think our mission in Vietnam Is very clear. We are there at the request of the
South Vietnamese government to provide training."

Robert S. McNamara (1962)
"The United States got into the guerilla war in South Vietnam by mistake because
Yo-Yo (Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara) went there and told these boys
to start shooting when we were only supposed to be Instructing."

Barry Goldwater (1964)
"The fault lies in great part with an administration that fails to Inform the people
fully and frankly about the objectives and progress of the war."

Melvin R. Laird (1966)
"And It's one, two, three, what are we fighting for. Don't ask me I don't give a
damn, next stop is Vietnam. And It's five, six, seven, open up the pearly gates.
There ain't no time to wonder why, whoopee we're all gonna die."

Country Joe MacDonald

"We have met the enemy and they have been smashed."

Tom Paxton ("Talkin' Vietnam Pot
Luck Blues")
"We have to keep In mind our major goal, which is to bring the American involve-
ment to an end in such a way that will leave South Vietnam In a position to
defend itself from a Communist takeover."

Richard M. Nixon (197!)
"We're not getting the truth about Laos, we're not getting the truth about Vietnam
or the economy— we can't even get the percentage of fat in hot dogs."

Congressman Paul McCloskey (1971)
"Enrollment in the ROTC program is now down to the point where only those
interested are participating."

Major E. L. Fairbrother,
Clemson ROTC Instructor

"The Marines still want to win wars."

Dr. Ma% Rafferty
"Who wants to hoof it through the jungles when, with training, you can be flying
the latest in air craft."

Clemson Cadet Colonel John Lombard:

"The Vietnam war means never having to say you're sorry."

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