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the German speaking countries, and gener-
ally, of the world around them.


Student League For Black Identity

The Student League for Black Identity
was founded in 1967. The purpose of this
organization is to make students aware of
Black History, Black Culture, and the role
of the Black man in contemporary society.
The organization worked to accomplish
these goals through such activities as
Black Awareness Week and by bringing in
well-known speakers to discuss important
events that pertain to this country.


College Republicans

In the face of Watergate and its aftermath,
the Repubhcan party faces the task of restor-
ing public confidence in national poHtics.
Clemson's College Republicans strove to
rebuild the ideals of good government that
have been marred by recent events. Some lesson
should be learned from every mistake, even if
only in that lesson's cathartic effect.

But the College Repubhcans also focused
on state and local issues, realizing that dirty
politics are not confined to Washington, or for
that matter, to any one group of people. The
club concentrated on the state's problems and
needs for legislative reform at home.


BiU Tindal, Jenny Rosenberg, Mark Keams, Jerry Dubose, Beth Rogers, Doug Wicker. Not pictured: Shannon Betliea, John Rivers, Ronnie Green, David Ayers.

The Cabinet

The Cabinet is a small but active organiza-
tion whose members strive tirelessly to achieve
the high goals stated in the Cabinet motto:
Brothers united in labor, leadership, service,
honor, initiative, and temperance. The Cabinet
is the most active organization on campus with
scheduled meetings every evening, Sunday through
Thursday. In addition to its regular service
projects, this year the Cabinet sponsored an
extensive exchange program with members of
Cabinet International in Europe and Southeast


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CABINET President

ETA KAPPA NU President

IEEE President





Registration, Matriculation, Pre-Registration, and Orientation
are a few of the first words you learn when you come to Clemson
(we can't list the others). By the end of four years or more you
probably still do not understand what these words mean. A typi-
cal student usually proceeds with registration as follows:

1) 8:00 A. M. Go to Tillman— stand in a mob and strain to hear
your name. Fight your way to the front to get your packet.

2) Open your packet.

3) Throw out the instructions. Do not read; they will make
things worse.

4) Look at the computer schedule, if you get one. Discover that
the machine has screwed you; commence to cry, scream, cuss
and stomp out.

5) Sit down and contemplate next move.

6) Grab a bite to eat for lunch.

7) Hike to Martin Hall and attempt to find advisor.

8) Don't get frustrated here. Simply break out a catalogue (if
you can find one) and decide yourself what you need to take.
Sign the card.

4:30 P. M. Everyone has gone home. Head to the Carpet
and relieve frustrations.

Next day learn to lie. Tell Prof, anything to get into the sec-
tion. Girls talk sweet and look sexy. Boys forget it.

) Check over schedule before turning cards in.
) Discover you have arranged a conflict. Repeat steps 10 and 11.
) Forget lunch.

) Sit down somewhere and start sorting IBM cards and forms.
) Attempt to fill in name, etc. around IBM punch holes.
) Go back to Tillman and begin the long journey through the lines.

) Now you are told nothing is in order, and you are directed to read the signs hanging above

) Take 10.

) After you have arranged all your cards in a neat concise order, someone knocks them out of

your hand. Repeat step 17.
) After finally turning in all forms, cards, etc., shout, scream and jump for joy.
) Head for a nice evening with someone and forget the last two days if possible.
) Get up the next day to attend classes and discover your name is not on the roll.
) Proceed to the Registrar to find your name (or number) is not listed in the computer.

What the Hell, chalk this one up for experience even though it is your Senior year.

All of the above steps apply to all classes with the addition that Freshmen ask someone
at each step, "What do I do next?"




Truckin' On Campus

Distant parking areas, 10,000 pair of aching, tired feet, free-wheel-
ing bicycles, noisy motorcycles and a pedestrian campus were all part
of the puzzle called transportation at Clemson. Transportation by neces-
sity and pleasure was important to everyone. Classes had to be reached.
Weekend trips home were made. And, of course, bike rides in the warm
spring air were a requirement.

However, with more and more students, the problem of moving
everyone became more difficult. The parking problem was self-evident
for those who had to cope with it. Unfortunately, no real solutions
were suggested to improve it.

The bicycling craze was another story. Pedestrians learned to listen
for the whrrrrr ... of a bicycle derailleur behind them. Bike owners
learned to live with the cable-cutters and lock-breakers. Bikes not parked in racks could be im-
pounded by the Security Department. Only trouble was, more bikes existed than racks. Catch
22? Motorcycles were finally given a home for parking. They grew in number as gas became
harder to find.

The concept of a pedestrian campus provided the biggest change to the student. South Pal-
metto Blvd. and Calhoun Drive were closed to daytime traffic preventing vehicles from entering
the interior campus. The change was a welcome improvement to students who no longer wor-
ried for their lives when crossing streets. Future plans call for many other changes in the trans-
portation system at Clemson. If they are carefully planned and thought out, they will be welcome.





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Fall meant a return to classes and . . .

an enjoyment of activities and . .



that were uniquely Autumn


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Miss Trisha Creighton
Miss Clemson University

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Miss Leigh Hunt
Miss Homecoming

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"May she be granted beauty and yet not
Beauty to make a stranger's eye distraught
Or hers before a looking glass, for such,
Being made beautiful overmuch.
Consider beauty a sufficient end"


Miss Debbie Howard

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Fall Sports

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A new season— a new coach. Hootie exited
and Red took the reins. Great expectations. A
good start. A faltering finish. Promises for '74.
Repetition. 5-6. Disappointed followers. Disap-
pointed players. Disappointed coaches. Yet hope-
ful all.

Football is a contact sport, a game de-
signed to exploit and defeat the weak. Only
strong players with perseverance can endure the
competitive atmosphere and pay the higli price for
victory. That is what the game is all about— to
win. That, and that alone, is the sole reason for the
sport's existence.

Not since 1967 has Clemson seen a winning
season. Why? Norm Van Broklin, Atlanta's luminous
coach, may have the reason. Says he, "There's
such a scant difference between winning and
losing . . . that I've always thought the material
difference between the teams is practically negli-
gible. The winning team usually has the guys who
go out there with the idea that they want to win
a little more . . . that they're wOling to hurt a
Httle more to do it."

Many may find it difficult to believe, but
playing for Clemson has a definite pride involved.
It seeps down out of history, carried by the names
of the colorful, semi-legendary figures who illu-
minated the years of successful football at
Clemson. The heritage, although unspoken, is
deeply understood by the fans who love the sport
of the seventies. (Can the same be said for the
players themselves?)

During the period of a game, each team has
approximately 60 chances to advance the ball and
score. The fast, hard, competition is a catalyst
for a series of violent moments that draw thou-
sands to Death Valley (be it even half-filled)
and thousands more via radio. Unlike many other
area school fans, Clemson people let their
full emotion be heard and felt. They are a
demanding, vociferous clan, insistent on per-
fection. And, for Clemson people perfection
is spelled V-I-C-T-O-R-Y.

Enter the oft-used cliche of the past,
"Just wait 'till next year." That was Clemson
football's only concluding statement during 1973.
And, the fans will wait; they will wait.


Gary Alexander
Marvin Anderson
Willie Anderson
Karl Andreas
Mike Alter
Godry Bengel
Frank Bcthea
John Bolubaz
Tom Boozer
George Bosse
Ron Bowlan
Craig Brantley
Art Brisacher
Rickey Brown
Mike Backner
Bob Burgess
Rickey Bustle
Curt Buttermore
Ken CalUcutt
Lynn Carson
Chris Chappell
Maret Cobb
Eddie Crawford
Leighton Cubbage
Bennie Cunningham
Jerry Davis
Bruce Decock
Bill Dobbins
C. H. Ducworth
Rommy Ducworth
Leon Fabers
Mark Fellers
Mark Freeburg
Harry Fulwood
G. G. Galloway
Guy Gehret
Darly Grinstead
Lawson Holland
Ed Homonoff
Leon Hope
Chuck Huntley
Bob Jones
Steve Kelley
Jim Lanzendoen
David LeBel
Mark Lee
Dan McBride
Malcolm Mailer
Tom Marsik
Peanut Martin
Toni Matthews
All Murray
Jim Ness
Ken Peeples
Ken Pengitore
Marion Reeves
Smiley Sanders
David Sasser
Dennis Smith
Bob Shell
Jeff Stocks
Mitch Tyner
Nelson Wallace
Travers Webb
Mike Webber
Jimmy Williamson
Frank Wise


No one knew quite what to expect in the opening game
of the year. The Tigers went up against a Citadel team
determined to have Red Parker's hide for deserting their
school to don the orange and purple of Clemson. Many fans
hoped the game would prove the pre-season prognosticiations
wrong and the newly developed "Tiger Triple" would roll
over the strong Citadel defense. Miracles were hoped for,
but miracles were not forthcoming.

The triple option offense of Clemson was unable to
muster a consistent attack primarily due to a lack of
passing of any sort. Running backs Ken Callicut and Jay
Washington did have their moments, but basically it was the
same offense as the year before-up the middle, up the
middle, pass (incomplete), punt.

The Clemson defense, however, was impressive. The
Citadel veer offense never crossed the 50-yard line under
their own power. Both Bulldog scores came off Clemson
offensive mistakes and a defense can only be asked to do so
much. In the end, the Tigers did eke out a 14-12 victory,
but fans leaving the game that afternoon had to shake their
heads in sketicism as to what the future held for the


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Homecoming weekend provided the setting for the
clash between the Tigers and the offensive minded
Cavaliers of Virginia. Although Clemson had won the
previous fourteen outings, the Tigers were not assured
of a Homecoming victory by any means. Virginia quarter-
back, Scott Gardner was ranked fifth nationally and
his favorite target, Harrison Davis was ranked first
in the ACC in pass receiving. However three outstanding
individual performances by the Tigers and soUd back-up
work by the entire team were enough to give Clemson the
32-27 win. Quarterback Ken Pengitore passed and scram-
bled for 310 total yards. Wide receiver Jim. Lansendoen
was nominated for national Offensive Lineman of the
Week for his game saving pass catching. Defensive back
Marion Reeves completely stymied the famed Gardner-
Davis passing attack and earned ACC Defensive Back of
the Week honors. All in all, the game was Clemson's
biggest offensive show in sixteen years and too much
for the Cavahers to match. The game went down to the
wire, however, and the last play was electrifying if not
strange when Clemson punter Mitch Tyner made a dash
for the Virginia goal from inside his own end zone.
Red did say his team would be exciting but that was
too much.



After winning over Virginia, the Tigers were seeking a
2-0 conference record facing Duke. It would also be the
first win on the road this season for Clemson after dropping
two away games. Duke was predicted to be a team with a
strong line and a lot of talent. Indeed, they were blessed;
however, the Blue Devils could not get it together against
the Tigers.

The Blue Devils had played an impressive game earlier
this season against Tennessee,. but found unsuccessful
attempts in their first five games. The sixth was no
exception. The Tigers dominated the game from the kickoff.
A combined passing attack and good running gains allowed
Clemson to stop the Blue Devils on their own field. The game
was rough physically with several minor outbreaks amounting
to some shouting and shoving. Duke fumbles and interceptions
helped the Tigers enjoy a 24-0 lead at the end of the third

The game appeared to be a shutout, something Clemson
fans could enjoy for a change, but Duke's determination led
them to score in the final minutes. Although the shutout was
killed, the Tigers were 2-0 in the ACC and 3-3 overall. They
prepared to face powerful N. C. State in Death Valley the
next week.



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As Clemson traveled on the road to North Carolina,
the jinx of the Tarheel loomed over the Tigers heads.
It had not allowed the Tigers a victory since Frank
Howard's team turned the trick down in the valley
in 1969.

In North Carolina, Clemson faced perhaps one of the
most explosive teams in the conference as well as a
tenacious but erratic defense. As it turned out, how-
ever, the day was one that Clemson would savor for many
weeks. The game began as an offensive battle that might
have required a computer and four scorekeepers to tally
statistics. Each team was able to move its offense at
will. North Carolina was led by the passing and running
of Nick Vidnovic. Clemson's attack was directed by
quarterback Ken Pengitore. However, it was the Tiger's
defense which made the difference in the score. The front
line made several goal line stands as well as Peanut
Martin's several spectacular break-ups of passing plays.
Together, they enabled Clemson to maintain a large edge
in the first half.

In the second half, North Carohna's defense tighten-
ed while Clemson began to break under the strain of the
Tarheel onslaught. Clemson was not to be denied, however,
as they scored a touchdown and field goal and held down
Carolina's point production to win 37-29.





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Wake Forest

After the disappointing loss to N. C. State the week
before, student spirits were at a low ebb for the Wake
Forest game even though it was at home. Other Clemson
supporters must have felt the same way as attendance was
only 25,000 prompting Coach Red Parker to mention the
problem on his television show the following Sunday. Those
who did not come missed a good gam.e as Clemson completely
dominated the offensive play from the beginning to the end.
The Wake Forest defensive line, lacking experience and
depth, could do nothing against the "Tiger Triple" and
Coach Parker began substituting freely in the second half.
The defensive line of Clemson pulled everything together
to shut off the respected offense of Wake Forest which
employed the pro type set with two wide receivers and a
roll out passing attack. It was not an especially exciting
game, but it was enjoyable if one happened to be a Clemson
fan hungry for a victory and looking for renewed faith in
a football squad that needed confidence more than anything.



This game marked the 42nd meeting between the Bull-
dog's of Georgia and the Clemson Tigers. Red Parker, was out
to score Clemson's first touchdown against Georgia in three
seasons. The "Tiger Triple" answered all doubts in the first
half as the Tigers went into the dressing room with a 7-3

In the second half the fears of Red Parker came to a
realization. With the holes their linemen opened, Georgia's
wealth of running backs, led by All American candidate Andy
Johnson, began to control and dominate the Tigers. It was
a day of learning for Red.


Georgia Tech

Red Parker, for the second straight week, invaded the
state of Georgia. The opponent was a familiar nemesis, the
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

As Parker left for Atlanta, he realized he was facing
an ornery bunch of Yellow Jackets.

This day, the jinx of Grant's Field, or Grant's Tomb,
as named by Frank Howard, fell on the Tigers once more. Tech,
with a fine team effort and tremendous performances from its
stars. Rhino and Robinson, were able to slip past the Tigers.

The offence of the Tigers left fear in the hearts of
future Tiger opponents. The arm of Kenny Pengitore and the
fine receiving of Benny Cunningham and Jim Lanzendon com-
bined for a passing attack which had been none.xistent
in years gone by.


Texas AfifM

After a disheartening loss to Georgia Tech, the Clemson
football team returned home to clash with the Texas A & M
Aggies for the first time on the gridiron. It was only appro-
priate that this weekend hosted the 25th reunion of Clemson's
1948 undefeated squad-the team which had been famed for its
"will to win." Our young 1973 squad also displayed the "will
to win" as they tackled the physically strong and formidable
Texans. During the first quarter, it seemed as though the
Tigers' spirit would propel them on to their second victory
of the season.

In the second half the Aggies were able to coordinate
their offensive and defensive programs to dominate the
Tigers. The Clemson defense could do nothing to slow down
the A «&, M offensive machine nor the great individual effort
of Aggie fullback Bubba Bean. Clemson, fighting desperately
for a needed victory, launched numerous drives only to see
them end in frustration in the wake of the powerful Texan
defense. Although the Tiger team displayed the "will to win,"
fate was once again against them, and the season record
dropped to 1-3.

CLEMSON 1 5 ^ TEXAS A & M 30

North Carolina State

In almost any football season, a time comes when fans
can almost touch the excitement in the air and an unexplain-
able tingle is present whenever the up coming game is men-
tioned. This year it was the N. C. State game. Clemson
carried two consecutive ACC wins into the contest and hopes
were riding high that a win over nationally ranked N. C.
State would propel the Tiger's into first place in the ACC
for good. ABC television's decision to broadcast the game
regionally did little to calm the campus excitement. Banners
appeared everywhere. Plans were made. Even the pep rally
was a large success. The students were ready.

The football team was not. One of the largest crowds of
the season saw the Tiger's usually staunch defense, give way
to the running backs of N. C. State, especially Charlie Young.
His habit of running over Clemson tacklers earned him ABC's
offensive player of the game award while the superlative
efforts of Clemson's Nelson Wallace to stop the State attackers
earned him defensive honors. The new found Tiger offense was
unable to match the nmning machine of N. C. State. As a re-
sult both the fans and the team walked away that afternoon
with their heads held low.


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When Maryland invaded Death Valley, sole possession
of second place in the Atlantic Coast Conference was at stake.
Maryland came to Clemson with the distinction of being one of
the ten best defensive teams in the nation having allowed
their opponents but nine touchdowns all season. It was not
long before the Tigers realized the awesome strength of
Coach Jerry Clairborne's Terps. From the outset the Terps
dominated the game. Play after play the powerful Terapin
multiple-I alignment was able to penetrate the Tiger's defen-
sive line. Onlookers could foresee nothing but gloom for
Clemson. The Maryland defense, led by tackle Randy White and
Paul Vellano, was able to hold "Big Red's Maclrine" to one
of its weakest offensive games of the season.


South Carolina

THE GAME! Excitement filled the air as Clemson clashed
with arch-rival South Carohna on the turf of Williams-Brice
Stadium. The stadium was packed and school spirt was rampant
. . . students, alumni, and other supporters hopefully antici-
pated that their respective school would emerge the victor.

The Tigers drew first blood with a touchdown drive in the
initial quarter. The score fluctuated from one side to the
other throughout the second and third quarter as each team
fought for superemacy.

In the fourth quarter the larger, stronger Gamecock line-
men began to control the tempo of the game. The Tigers fought
hard and courageously, but the stronger Gamecocks overcame the
Tigers hopes and desires. The game ended. The score: U.S.C. 32,
Clemson 20. Pepsodent Paul was assured of another year as the
head mentor of the Gamecocks' misfourtunes.

CLEMSON 20 -U.S.C. 32


Words cannot really express the
efforts of the Clemson Soccer team this
year as they battled through eighteen
long games with but one thought in mind—
a national NCAA championship. Coming on
the heels of a 13-1-1 season, it still
took courage for a coach, his players,
and the fans to have such confidence, but
each week found the Tiger hooters coming
closer to their goal. As win followed win,
the number of fans grew also. Sidelines
which a year ago had been largely empty
were this year covered by bleachers filled
to capacity with screaming, yelling stu-
dents and Tiger supporters. It did not
matter that most knew little or nothing
of the game; they were there and they

As the season wore on it became
more and more apparent that the optimism
of the Tigers was not overestimated. The
hooters dominated each and every game
setting new school records for both num-
ber of goals scored and number of shut-
outs recorded. Each success brought added
student support and shouts of "We're
Number One" once again rang across a
Clemson athletic field. The Tigers went
through the playoffs unscathed. Then one
night in the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida,
the dreams and hopes of Clemson soccer
were ended as the hooters lost their only
game of the season to U.C.L.A. in overtime.
So ended the season just two victories shy
from that magic peak which would mark
Clemson soccer as the best.

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Head Coach-I. M. Ibrahim

Henry Abadi

Gordon Alphonso
; Jon Babashak
IQyde Brown
|Jody Brown
i Ed Camaia

Denis Carrington

Ron Caskran

Mark Elliott

Wooiley Ford

Lou Forline

Ron Giesbers

Andy Gill

Nabeel Kammoun

Ron Lindsey

Ralston Moore

Alfred Morrison

Bill Poole

Dave Schmieding

Greg Schioth

Kamel Shalhoub

Gary Stuber

Paul Verdee

Clyde Watson

Dan West


C.U. 10
C. U. 9
C.U. 13
C.U. 16
C.U. 8
C.U. 2
C.U. 2
C.U. 10


N. C. State O

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