Daily Trojan, Vol. 39, No. 1, September 15, 1947
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDITORIAL SC on Threshold Of New Year >1. XXXIX 72 Los Angeles, Calif., Monday, Sept. 15, 1947 ago Assumes ed European hreat Seen Belgium is the only European country resisting commun-while helping itself and not looking to America for un-liteci aid. [The apathy of the European people is so great that their Iditions of living must be raised before there is any chance (■poor struction and peace in the .- New DT Staff Changes Made By Eshleman were some of the conclu-reached by Dr. Robert B. ill on his return to the cam-last week after the peace con-loe he attended in France and 5.000 mile automobile trip >ugh six countries of Europe. People Desperate r. Pettengill said that the move-it toward the left is not due to fact that people like commun-|but because they are a aesper-)le seeking' a way out of difficulties, and so far only lunism has offered this way. rie director ol the teaching in-jte of economics spent three at Lechambon sur Lignon 44 other educators, scientists, professional men seeking solu-to t.he problems which must be If the world is to be recon-and given a permanent t, in the words of Dr. Pettengill. Pea<e Conference conference was called by Pas-Andre Trocine and Edouard French educators who have I up a nrw experiment In interna - Heralding changes in the administrative functioning of the Daily Trojan, Dick Eshleman, DT editor, today made public names of staff members for the fall paper. George Anderson, last semester’s associate editor, was announced last spring to fill the managing editor PQSt. Under his direction will fall the technical production of the campus daily, while Eshleman guides editorial policy and maintains overall command. New Post Created Holding down the new post of news editor, Ted Shields, former desk editor, will be in charge of All members and prospective education at the secondary I members of the DT editorial staff, The experiment is unique in! it combines coeducation and international student body at high school level on a coopera-basis. ie school is being built around a Jeled farm with the aid of erican students, "oal miners, re-and other persons who have interestd in the experiments. 40 American students were re-|tly given a pictorial writeup by magazine. Praises Conference Pettengill praised the spirit which the conference was held, sh individual paid his own ex-ard came with no commit-»nts or backing from any organ-|ition. ie economist said he was amaz-at the number of well-educated is in Europe who believed that ica was a country of cartels, and monopolies, with little or price competition. Yet the peo- including every student taking reporting or copyreading classes, must attend a compulsory meeting today at 1:30 in the senate chamber, 418 Student Union. reporters and will supervise the writing of the stories that go to fill the Trojan's pages. Under the new setup, no associate editors will be appointed. Eshleman stressed that this move was meant to strear%line the top levels of the staff and to allow the news editor's desk to concentrate on the quality of writing and reporting in the paper, while the desk editors are given more rein in molding a paper of pleasing appearance on sound technical lines. In the freshly emphasized desk editors’ slots, Andy Anderson, Jerry Maher. Al Lalane. Paul Doermann. Dave Platter, and Hank Kavanagh will rule the DT “rim.’’ Anderson, Maher, and Doermann were desk are blind to the tight grip with j editors last semester, while Lalane ich everything is controlled by j served as assistant desk editor and cartles and trusts in Europe. | (Continued on Page Four) -Editorial- A Banner Year This is going to be a banner year. We can feel it in the air. It’s not just the exuberance that comes naturally at the tyeginning of a school year, with all its hopes, its ambitions, its unidentifiable but peculiarly exhilarating whisperings to the inner consciousness: “Maybe this year will be the year. Maybe now, with things as I hope them to be. I’ll find what it is I’m looking for.” And, though we almost never find our personal Holy Grail, we go on searching, and each year brings the same heady feeling, the same young goat-song of hope and triumph to come, and year after year we feel we’re on the edge of the forest, with the cool meadows of our dreams just ahead. * * * For SC this year may well be the most important since 1879, when plans for our school were first formulated. For this is the year in which we finally must make up />ur mind to enter the era of mass education. No matter how much we would like to see it, the days of quiet afternoon sessions under the shade-trees of a deserted University avenue have departed, never to return. The most conservative guessers all say that enrollment levels will remain near the present record totals for as long a time as an education-conscious nation will c ntinue its search for knowledge. To make our decisions, we have a new president. Dr. Fred D. Fagg. With him has come, as it must always come with fresh leadership, a spirit and hope that has (Continued on Page Two) Faculty Unite To Hail New SC Era In Checks Most Veterans to Get Subsistence by Nov. 1 In spite of the 95,000 veteran enrollment in the Los Angeles area, the Los Angeles ! regional office of the Veter -lans Administration announced today that subsistence checks should be forthcoming early in November. Duke H. Bennet, chief of public relations for the VA said that “no serious delays in payment of subsistence allowances are anticipated, but we advise all student veterans to be able to meet personal financial obligations for at j cord with the £ -ess in a positive ider, Speeches, Hop o Welcome Frosh Plans are being laid to provide freshmen with five days concentrated orientation programs next week, according John Davis, student head of orientation. Definitely scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 23, 1s a “Howdy” |ance sponsored by the sophomore class. Plenty of dough-its, cider, and records will help to to to things moving. All freshmen invit<>d to eat, drink, and get t± Dates hare not yet been set aside other activities which will in-speakers from manv campus tions. ^IH! Meet President during the week a tea bt held for all women students. l’s amoker will be held at time Paul Wildman. student pKfddont, will be introduced. I Dr. |t*<l D Fagg, new president i uriversity, will be introduced » entire student body at a spe-•ometime during the Frosfc Orientated [Ortaatatton began last Monday a special assembly attended by iaaatety 1300 freshmen. Reg-proeedqre was outlined by Williams. X. Hadley, instructor in in-rela&ons. explained Cf w.fiat subjects students would to tekie. Following a ’ Dean Albert 6. Rauben- -preBident, and a short talk by John Davis, men and women students met separately for talks from the respective deans. Orientation will be conducted throughout the semester this year, rather than only at the beginning. During the first week orientation will be concentrated. Announce Changes in Class Schedule Changes have been announced for classes scheduled in Administration 152, 153, and 154. The revision is due to the conversion of these rooms into new offices for President Fagg. The changes are as follows: ADMINISTRATION 152 History 125-G1—fa: 15 MWF) changed to Bridge hall 103. History 125-B1—(8 MWF) changed to Speech D 104. Sociology 101—(9 MWF) changed to Annex 106. Economics 53a—(9 TTh) changed to Speech D 104. International Relations 110a — (10 MWF) changed Speech D 104. Management 100—(10 TTh) changed to Annex 106. International Relations 130a — (11 MWF) changed Speech D 104. Marketing 108—(11 TTh) changed to Annex 108. Comparative Literature 121a — (12 MWF) changed Bridge hall 109. • History 125-G2—(1:15 MWF) changed to Speech D 104. History 126a—(2:15 MWF) changed to Speech D 104. ADMINISTRATION 153 Religion 282—(8 MWF) dropped. Religion 115—(9 MWF) changed to Annex 99. Religion 213—(9 TTh) changed to Administration 258. Religion 66—(11 F) changed to Bridge hall 207. Social W’ork 265a—(10 W) changed to Administration 155. Social Work 263—(2:15 F) changed to University library 306. Education 245—(4:15 Th) changed to Bridge hall 108. Education 261a-Ml—(7 p.m. M) changed to Administration 258. Education 292a—(7 p.m. T) changed to Administration 258. ADMINISTRATION 154 Social Work 210—(8 F) changed to Administration 258. Social Work 246-D1—(10 MW) changed to Administration 258. Social Work 246-D3—(10 F) dropped. Social Work 228—(1:15 W) changed to Administration 258. Social Work 271—(2:15 F) dropped. Social Work 281—(4:15 M) changed to Administration 258. Social Work 267—(4:15 F) changed to Administration 258. Public Administration 230a—(4:15 Th) changed to Administration 258. PubHc Administration 264—(7 p.m. W) changed to Administration 258. Education 251—(1:15 TTh) changed to Administration 258. New F rdxy's Day Crojivded Amid the sounds or j busy carpentering and the smebk of sawdust and fresh paint. Dr|to-ed D. Fagg Jr., has installe hiritfelf as quietly as could be exp* his new of- fices in the At nir.ijt.ration building’s south wing7. I The first we* : hJs been somewhat hectic, bu ir. sliat time Dr. Fagg has founc tiini to meet the faculty, tour the sam|>us, watch the football squad g- th jugh its paces, and attend d o 1> e n si of welcoming luncheons, dim rs, ,rji ess conferences, and all >'he o^her frenzied events that go ’■ ith tjjie arrival in office of the p. esice^t of one of the nation’s foj mo si } universities. Stroi ' View Already Dr. Ft g has gone on re- Background Wide, Vari least the first six weeks of the fall term.” Administrative Maze '‘This six weeks delay is due to the vast amount or administration necessary in computing and mailing out the large number or checks: we are making every effort however, to see .that most veterans receive their money by Nov. 1,” Bennet said. Dr. P. A. Libby, SC coordinator of veterans affairs, told the Trojan that veterans attending both summer sessions or on leave during the past month will probably not be delayed as much as those who interrupted their training during the summer completely. Officials of the VA require veterans registration records from the university, before payment procedure can begin. University Efforts “The university,” said Dr. Libby, “is doing everything in its power to forward necessary information t o the VA so that Trojan veterans can be paid as promptly as possible.” An exclusive release to the Trojan from the veterans office regarding latest developments in payment procedure is expected late this week. When this arrives full information will be available, enabling vets to work out their approximate date of payment, and arranging their financial program accordingly. Want Ad Photographers attention: the DT needs a staff photographer. We furnish laboratory and all equipment. Passes to all campus activities and other newsworthy events will be furnished: take a date along too. For further details see George Anderson in the DT office. fashion. The ne - executive, trained as one of the country's top authorities on avia on law, has come out strongly in fc .vor of the establishment of an a iatiori institute in the southland. Sounding the n he of I iarmony between faculty a- d ci&ninistration, Dr. Fagg statejl iat lie wanted to raise the level of profer?-orial salaries to one that w uld rje "second to none” in the U Ltec states. This should be done, e fdied, through increased endowr ents. [ Advocates Explosion Dr. Fagg said he orlieved that present enrollme t f:^«res would probably never b lov efed appreciably. The univ® ity raust expand to meet the derr nd o* the 'uture. he concluded. 'i In answer to t! ; traditional prejudice against the ‘upstArt” western schools. Dr. Fag) offend a challenge : “SC is a schoo buihE on solid ground and has i fine faculty, but it still must buck the cLnturies-old reputation of eaf era 'Schools such as Harvard, Yale and Princeton. We hope to chaile ige this tendency to send the boys back, tco the Ivy league.” I Receives G od WUhes-When Dr. Fagg oofe ip> his duties at Troy last wee’, he a-as greeted by a telegram from hisiormer colleague in the Noi tiwestjm university administrati i, Pr e s i d e n t Franklyn B. Snyd r. It lead: “I was still hop tg thit tine smog would be so heav that*: you would be unable even tc see >He SC campus. But apparei My tH-*re must have been a momr it or iVo of sunshine. Here are ny most sincere congratulations tc the university, and all good wish s to you. It has been a delight t< wcrfc with you pleasure to new field.” DR. FRED D. FAGG ... for a new outlook President Fagg Greets Trojans The university extends its sheerest greetings a* you start the year 1M7-48. May it be the most pleasant and profitable you have I to southern California noi to t% As the Universi California begins tt 1947-48 with the greatest e# in histon*. tne leader in to maintain and improve al standards in thf face crovcung and insufficient and personnel will be Dr. Fired Fagg Jr.. recently named sixth'Hf ident of the university Trout Fisherman Just back horn a vacation of trout-fishing in the high a Dr. Fagg is moving Into a new suite of offces on the fi of the south wing of the admir tion building where he is over the presidential reins of th* | university from Chancellor Rufus 3. : von KleinSmid, who resigned the of-nce in April, 1946 after 26 years of service to accept a life-lime appointment as chancellor. Dr. Fagg comes to SC from Northwestern university, where, as vice president and dean of faculties since 1939. he was responsible for many new and effective educational reform.?. Former SC Post The new president is no stranger here, and it will .« a watch your succes ir. a yet experienced! You will find here an able and friendly faculty, a rich offering of courses, and the largest number of students the university has welcomed to its campus. Classrooms and laboratory facilities will be taxed to capacity. When you encounter the hardships of crowded classes and closed sections, remember that we must fulfill an obligation to those veterans who wish to continue their education. School years pass all too quickly. Make the most of your opportunities for close association with your colleagues on the faculty and in the student body. Develop a standard of values by which a full life can be lived. Participate in some part of our sports program. Above all, remember that the main job is fitting yoursetf for the responsibilities which are certain to be yours in the exciting years ahead. I wish you a year of hard work, all the fun that accompanies life on a university campus, and* the genuine satisfaction that follows from a job well done. The best of luck to you. Fred D. Fagg Jr., President. Photo Manager Am In El Rodeo Appom ! A new system for the taking of portrait, for by university photographers this year, accor. ing versity photographic department. University organizations will be allowed « ae Senior pictures will be taken on dates which wi l be izations will be ii form Expansion Meets New Enrollment Unprecedented enrollment of nearly 16.000 students has made it necessary for SC to import 22 former two-story barracks from the Santa Ana army air base and expand its faculty staff to include 74 new members. University College evening division, with an estimated 7000 enrollment, is looking forward to a record year under the guidance of Dr. Carl Hancey. The Civic Center School of Public Administration, under Dr. Emery E. Olson, is simi- I rector of tlie cross-section research larly starting the heavy task of or- , project; Prof. George Harness, head ganizing its all-time-high registra- |of the electrical engineering de- partment; Clarence Sawhill, new ! Trojan band and chorus director; tion at its downtown office. On campus. Dean Shelden D. Elliott of the School of Law and Dr. Lewis F. Stieg, new dean of the Graduate School of Library Science, will assume their positions for the first time. Seven new departmental heads have been announced including D»-. K. C. Reynolds, head of the general engineering division and di- Dr. John D. Gaffey, head of marketing; Dr. Elwood C. Davis, director of student health; and Mary L. Berteling, supervisor of clinical training in OT. Capt. B. K. Culver was recently announced as the commandant of the NROTC program* and Dr. Har-of the Sc-J ry J. Deuel :hool of Medi- cine will assume charge of the new biochemistry department which has been added to the Letters. Arts, and Sciences division. Meanwhile, construction is being rushed at the National Iron Works at San Diego on the new Velero IV, an exploration vessel which -wall continue to collect material for research in marine biology for the Allan Hancock foundation on campus Cruises suspended by the navy during the vi\ar. ounces Change ment System U Rodeo, campus yearbook, will be used ) Douglas Kilgour, manager of the uni- eek to have members photographed, •nnounced in the Daily Trojan. Organ- of their week for sittings br ma; Students active i-' mo: than one organization are r« tuei-.t i to have their picture taken at tl i time designated for the ?L t of rhe organizations of which tl ey nry members. Proofs will be sh wn i J she usual manner and must be rfcumed no later than one weei afteiwihey have been taken from ti*e stu< io. if not returned by this time w: n the student’s selection, th ' cho ;e will be made for him and oth?’ poses will be destroyed. Payment of $1.7; musj be made at the time of the port >it sitting unless arrangeme: ts 1 ,ive been made by an organi ation to pay as a group. DT Sets Change In Ne^s System Organizational newspaper representatives. publicity chairmen, and individual students bringing stories to the Daily Trojan for publication, are asked to report their material to News Editor Ted Shields at his desk behind the partition in the DT city room, fourth floor Student Union. Previotfely, such stories were taken to the desk editor in the slot of the curved city desk, university. He was graduated the University of Redlands in 1930" and served as assistant dean of the SC College of Commerce in 1927 and 1928. Bom in Brooklyn, N. Y.. on July 30, 1896. Dr. Fagg followed his Redlands degree with a master’s at Harvard in 1921 and his law degree at Northwestern. In 1929. Redlands conferred the doctor of laws upon him. First In Air Law He has been an instructor in economics at Harvard and at Northwestern, an associate professor of economics and assistant dean at SC. and. when granted^a leave ofr. absence from SC in ’ d'-’CjMp'B the country's first exchange^l^OTessor in air law. His foreign research wa^-conducted in the Institute fur Luft,». recht, Konigsberg. Germany. Dr. Fagg’s constantly active Interest in aviation dates from World War I. when he flew as a lieutenant with the 92nd aero squadron. When he joined tne faculty of the Northwestern Law School after returning from Germany, he established the Air Law Institute and became the first editor of the Northwestern university Journal of Air Law. Northwestern Dean He served as director of air commerce for the department of commerce and was a legal adviser to the federal aviation commission and the senate committee on aerial investigation during the '30s. This summer he was elected to thi board of directors and the executive x*n-mittee of the National Aeronautic association. Dr. Fagg returned to Evanston in 1937 to become dean of the School of Commerce and, in 1930, was named vice president and dean of faculties. succeeding Dr. Franklyn Bliss Snyder when he became president of Northwestern. Married and the father of two children, Barbara Louise, 17, and Fred Dow IIL 12, Dr. Fagg hokls membership in many national honorary and scholastic organisations in the fields of aviation, law, commerce, and education, including Phi Beta Kappa, the Order of the Coif, Alpha Eta Rho, and Alpha Kappa Psi. Faculty Notice MEMORANDUM TO FACULTY: An All-University faculty meeting is called for Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 4:15 in Bovard auditorium. President Fagg wiU be introduced to the faculty on this occasion. Educational Vice-President. A. S. Raubenheimer,
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 39, No. 1, September 15, 1947|
SC on Threshold
Of New Year
Los Angeles, Calif., Monday, Sept. 15, 1947
ed European hreat Seen
Belgium is the only European country resisting commun-while helping itself and not looking to America for un-liteci aid.
[The apathy of the European people is so great that their Iditions of living must be raised before there is any chance
(■poor struction and peace in the .-
New DT Staff Changes Made By Eshleman
were some of the conclu-reached by Dr. Robert B. ill on his return to the cam-last week after the peace con-loe he attended in France and 5.000 mile automobile trip >ugh six countries of Europe.
People Desperate r. Pettengill said that the move-it toward the left is not due to fact that people like commun-|but because they are a aesper-)le seeking' a way out of difficulties, and so far only lunism has offered this way. rie director ol the teaching in-jte of economics spent three at Lechambon sur Lignon 44 other educators, scientists, professional men seeking solu-to t.he problems which must be If the world is to be recon-and given a permanent t, in the words of Dr. Pettengill. Pea