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|Paper||Southern Utah University Student Newspapers|
rtjgfiAVi tsraatu4i;v . 3 ukv BROTHERS ARE CANDIDATES ARE LINED UP. Last week's nominating convention has set the stage for the Feb. 22 primary election for ASSUSC offices. SEE PAGE - I. MUSIC PARTNERS- - V. f- A "V " a &JS V V' i '1 i V 3. 5ti Bob Burk and Don Sunderland sing love songs and folk ballads because they enjoy music, but it also helps pay the rent. SEE PAGE 8. THE STUDENT NEWS AND VIEWS OF SOUTHERN UTAH STATE COLLEGE CEDAR CITY, UTAH King advocates involvement by Stacey Smith The voice and the style of delivery that mesmerizing tone and even his facial features take you back to the 1960s and the ringing words of his father, Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King III endorses many of his fathers ideas, but he also had a few of his own to high-pitche- d, advocate. In Thursdays Convocation King touched on a number of topics ranging from health to hatred. Overall King stressed the need for communication, with ourselves, both physically and mentally as well as with our fellow men. He spoke of his visit the evening before to the SUSC gym to play basketball, Last night I went to the gym. Blacks were playing with blacks, whites were playing with whites, native Americans were playing with native Americans. Its a shame you dont speak to one another. , Stressing unity, Martin Luther King III iold SUSCs Convocations audience that communication is among the keys to save the world. represent the United States as Miss America, and the first viable black candidate for president. King stated much progress in civil rights has been made, but stressed that we still have a long way to go. No man is free until all men are free, said King. I cant be free when I know the man around the corner is hungry. King emphasized the importance of education and enlarging our physical and mental capabilities. He spoke of the need to inform people of the choices available to them and motivate them to action, but he indicated apathy is often insurmountable, Most people would rather die and go to hell than think. Although he was only 10 years of age at the time of his fathers death, the principles established in the home have had a profound impact on his life. He inherited from his father a drive, desire and spirit that moves him to complete his fathers work. He demonstrates this in his participation in voter registration drives. With regards to the threat of nuclear war, King expressed that as a result of his deep belief in God, he did not think it would ever occur. How can we believe in God and still believe that war will destroy this world? Jesse Jackson, In speaking of the importance of getting in touch with our bodies, he advocated the need to refrain from smoking and drinking, and the importance of exercising. King, a political science graduate of Morehouse College, spoke of the necessity for students to take a serious interest in voting to ensure competency in the White House. We cannot afford to have insensitivity at the executive level. In 1984 we expect to see great changes. Quoting Victor Hugo he said, There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come. King feels the time has come for Americans to take an active interest in he political shaping of their nation. Talking of black issues King mentioned that 1984 was a progressive year for blacks. He compared the black situation of 20 years ago with that of today. He began by citing examples of Vanessa Williams, the first black woman chosen to King stressed the need for unity as a means of solving our problems, he feels much progress has been made, Were moving in a forward direction, he says but moving slowly.. .The problems of society are not going to be resolved by anyone other than you and I. The Convocation lecture, by ASSUSC and the Black Student Union, was well attended and the general feeling of he audience at the conclusion of the lecture seemed to be Amen, brother. Two suspects in Cedar slayings booked in Las Vegas by Tamara Rumbaugh involved with the shootings. On Saturday two suspects The were taken into custody by metro uniform-officerand are 37, Douglas Kay, apprehended suspects Renada Pasqua, 27. The two have been booked in the Clark County Jail for investigation of capital homicide and robbery. Police say there is still one suspect outstanding: Norman Newstead, 29. Newstead is believed to be in the Las Vegas area and considered armed and dangerous. Cedar City Police were called at 12:20 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, after a man living above the bar heard gun shots. The Frei, who was employed by The s. Two suspects were apprehended Saturday in Las Vegas for their possible involvement in the triple slayings at The Playhouse and an additional suspect was still being sought by police as of Sunday evening. On Feb. 14 former SUSC student Patricia Frei and two others, Robert Bull and Ronald B. Schmid, were shot to death at The Playhouse in Cedar City. According to Lt. William Gilbert, watch commander of the Las Vegas Metro Police, on Friday, Feb. 17, Cedar City detectives in conjunction with the Las Vegas Metro Homicide Department commenced a search in the Las Vegas area for possible suspects Playhouse as a barmaid, was found dead along v,'ith Bull, 33, an Iron County Road worker, at the scene by police. Frei was registered at SUSC fall quarter as a junior majoring in drafting technology. The third victim, Schmid, 24, who had recently come to Cedar City from Idaho Falls, Ida., was rushed to a hospital in Las Vegas by Life Flight, where he died five hours later. Schmid was a construction worker at Brian Head. All three had been shot repeatedly in the head. Freis purse and the mens wallets were taken as well as the money from the cash register. Police said that identification of the victims took some time as there were no papers on the bodies.