DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 51, No. 71, February 24, 1960
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PAGE THREE The Great Athletes Feet Battle Continues Southern Galiforoia DAILY TROJAN PAGE FOUR Bruin Coach Gives Troy Nod in Regionals VOL. LI LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1960 NO. 71 Senate Plans Vote on Bills Five bills will be introduced at tonight's Senate meeting. including one calling fcr the establishment of a closed week between the end of classes and the beginning of final examinations, said ASSC President Wally Karabian. Along with a resolution pertaining to the scheduling of final exams. Senator Gary Du- New Profiles Now on Sale At Bookstore The third edition of Profiles, SC's student literary magazine, can now bo seen on display in ihe University l*ookstore. where it is currently on sale for .10 cents an issue. Dr. Frank C. Baxter has written an introduction for 1 his is^ue. which is twice the size of previous issues. Ili*st Work The current i-sue of “Profiles" includes 60 pages of the Ik\si SC' student prose, poetry mid essajs along with sketches and drawings said Editor D'ck Barsam. He said that he was pleased with the reception given to previous Profiles, adding that he hoped “students who have not vet I »ought copies will do so be-fore the present limited supply is exhausted.” Material for ihe spring issue 5s being accepted until March 4 . Need Contribution* All students, regardless of major or class, are encouraged to submit as much writing as they wish for consideration to the editorial board of the magazine, said Barsam. Contributions should he taken or mailed to the English department office, 404 FH. They must l»e accompanied by a stamped self-addressed envelope. Each contributor must also fill out an information sheet available at the English department office. Students with writing or publication experience interested in working on Ihe Profiles staff slvmid leave their name, address and phone number with the secretary in the English department office. Seniors Must Finish Credits To Matriculate On Commencement Day. when graduating seniors receive that well known certificate attesting to four or five years of college work, there are always a few who miss the boat, or rather the parchment. I’nfulfilled graduation requirements are the cau^e of most senior's failure to graduate, <hvs Esther Schultz. SC executive secretary in charge of checking senior records. These requirements range from scholastic to curricular and residential, and many of them are pitfalls for unknowing seniors, she says. Last Visits “For instance, many students are unaware of the fad that the Iasi 28 units taken before graduation must be in SC classes. They cannot transfer credits from another college or university, hut must take these last units here." she said. However, credit for these units may be received from any University College, community service or extension course as well as the usual day class, she points out. A cumulative grade average of C in all classes taken must also lv maintained to graduate. “This stipulation means a class repeat has no effect on the cumulative since all classes will be counted." Miss Schultz says. Need C Average Some departments also require * C average cumulative of students majoring in their courses well, while others require a C in every course taken in a major, she points out. “Most departments, divisions or schools require a student to have 124 units to his credit to receive a BA or BS. However, some like the School of Architecture with a requirement of 160 units, stipulate more. Major I'nit* “The e units must include 24 for a department major and 30 for a division major. They must also include numerous lower division requirements, such as 11 units of science for LAS stu-doiiis, well as various correlative upper division courses required for ihe narticular field of study,” Miss Schultz says. bin will introduce bills asking for the establishment of a student directory and the creation of dean's lists. These three bills will !>e channelled to Senate committees for later consideration. The majority of the evening will he spent reviewing the statutes to establish an election code and an administrative arm for the ASSC governmental system. New Statute The statute calling for the establishment of an administrative arm for the ASSC government will be introduced by Senator Bill Steigerwalt. following five months of work beginning at the IdvHewild conference. Five administrative departments are being proposed by the statute, including student activities. student affairs, public re-la*:ons, eeneral services and stu-dc'-’l organizations. Fach of the dnartm^nt«: will h"'° an appointed hear! to coordinate the a^tivit^e« with'n the rtr.n-»*'tment. They vv’ll serve as a I’aison and coordinator between the committees of the department and the work carried on bv Ihe Senate committees af-j fecting that department. Vital Department Of the five departments. S'eig-erwalt named nn^'C relations as the “mosl needed ” Among t'^e six committees grotmed under the nu’die relations denari ment wHl be an al-itrr.n' - parents corr>m;tt°e. which "shall be responsible for making information available to the alumni and parents associated with this university.” It will also make Ihe opinions of the students regarding campus issues known to the SC Alumni Association. A student survey committee will also be included within the public relations department.This committee will organize and perform various oninion surveys of the ctudent bodv and make the results available t o student grouns renues+mg them. S^rvife Deoartment The department of general i services will lv> made up of the financial, personnel and elections , committees, while the student j organizations department will form a li^con between the various committees and the ASSC Senate. The den^rtment of student activities will consist of Songfest, Homecomme. Troychest. Troy-camn and Christmas show committees. The committees for orientation. rally, greater universitv. foreign students and the universitv recreation association will compose the department of stu-der»1 affa'rs. Vince >*efano w:,l introduce the cpwd p:«oe of important I egisl a t * on at the Senate meeting in the form of a st^tu'e to establish an election code. New Oo|»o«es Old The new rode onnoses the o»ld one in many respects. A board of inquiry would be created to investigate con(ro- '■ versus, renlacing the former board of protests. Fnder the advice of the dean of students, this board of inquiry may disqualify a candidate hot may not levy fines, as the old board of protests did. Blood Drive Saves Lives There is a small 4wy named , Glenn Kasischke dying of leukemia in the County Hospital. He needs fresh blood every ! week. Trojans who wish to save his life may do so when they give their blood next week, said Den-nv Met /.let1. SC Blood Drive pub- licitv chairman. "This is a chance for SC students to live up to one of t-he five attributes of the Trojan motto courage.” said Metzler. Only 130 people have signed up to give their blood, leaving ."0 more signatures to be obtained by 3 p.m. Friday to reach the quota of 700. Signups are being taken in front of the Student Union and Founders Hall from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. "The process of giving hlood is painless and takes only 15 minutes,” said Metzler. "Donors and their familes can draw from the SC Blood Bank for life instead of paying $25 to $30 per pint,” he added. BARNES STARTS PLANNING iFOR CLASS ALUMNI CLUB | The Senior Class Organization this week unanimously decided to re-establish the ( lass Club Alumni Program,.a characteristic feature of recent graduating classes. Plans for the senior prom will be discussed tonight at a special meeting of the Senior Class Organization at the Theta Xi fraternity house from 6 to 7 p.m., announced Dayle Barnes, senior class president. Prom Chairman Jim Pieper will report on the progress of his committee and call for suggestions. In discussing the alumni program at its last meeting. class leaders felt the merits of the traditional program outweigh those of the experimental plan adopted last year by the class.of ’59. Last year’s plan placed tbe responsibilty f:>r the operation of the graduating class and its contributions to the university on certain individuals who would form the only tie between the class and the alumni association. Barnes said the class of ’60 felt that such a “fragmented post-graduate structure’’ will not be able to serve the best interests of the university. “One of the reasons advanced in defense of last vears trial group was its *open-mcmbersl?ip’ character,” said Barnes. The “open-membership’’ structure permitted those students who were for one reason or another unable lo contribute as undergraduates the chance to help the university when they later found themselves in a position to do so. Professor Says GOP Is Big Business Tool (Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of interviews with SC students and facu ty on their political affiliations. We will discuss politics as seen by Democratic, Republican and independent voters.) By MTA BISS Assistant to the Editor Politics is not a question of doing something for the people but a question of who runs the party, an SC historian said todav. Capital Punishment To Be Viewed at Noon ANGRY Dr. Russell L. Caldwell, asso- j ciate professor of history and president of the Faculty Club, maintained that he is a member , of the Democratic Party because that party is controlled by the people rather than by big busi- ! ness. “The Republican Party since i „ . , , . , speak on “Transitions in Scien- Reconstruction has demonstrated , ........................ that it is the party of big business and has subscribed to the philosophy of social Darwinism,” he said. Dr. Caldwell explained that this philosophy is based on the premise that the strong will survive, while the weak must look out for themselves. "This attitude was clear in the 1920s and it is clear in our present administration, for after 20 years of Democratic liberalism the Republicans have returned to the same' trough of the ’20s— \ School at UC for more than 23 favoring big business.” he added. He pointed to a published declaration bv former Sen. Robert Cal Med Dean To Talk Here Dr. J. B. Saunders, dean of the School of Medicine at the Univesrity of California, will speak on tific Thought in Ancient Egypt” at the SC School of Medicine's humanities lecture tomorrow. Born in South Africa. Dr. SaundeRS was educated at the University of Edinburgh and served on the facully there lie-fore coming to the United States. In the past, Dr. Saunders also served as a surgeon in his native South Africa. Associated with the Medical Taft in which Taft held that he lost the 1952 presidential nomination because of pressure from New York business groups and 80 per cent of the nation's newspapers which are Republican orientated. “Big business feared Taft because he began to show' liberal tendencies with his introduction of a federal housing bill,” Dr. Caldwell said. (Continued on page 2) years, he has become noted as an authority on the medical history of the ancient fertile crescent and a student of medical history in general. His latest book deals with the practice of medicine in Turkey during the ages before Christ. Dr. Saunders’ talk will be the third in this year's humanities series, which is designed to give medical students an opportunity to hear speakers in areas unrelated to medicine and to hear topics in the field of humanities discussed. Sigma Chis Get 4-Week Social Pro By RON KIBBV Daily Trojan Managing Editor I Sigma Chi fraternity was sentenced to four weeks of social probation today for violating IFC Hell Week regulations. The punitive action was taken against the social fraternity following charges that its pledges ; stalled traffic on Hoover blvd. by running down the middle of the street. Men’s Judiciary Council announced its decision after nearly j two weeks of deliberation. The Council’s ruling provides that the four weeks of social probation begin Saturday at 9 a.m. Fair Decision Although the decision was considered fair by Sigma Chi members. house officers expressed their belief that a premature decision leaked out of the Men's Judicial organization and was used as a "smear gimmick’’ during spring rushing. "It is evident to us that there was a leak in Men’s Judicial before we were notified of the final decision and that the information was used against Sigma Chi in the lowest form of dirty rushing ; imaginable,” a house officer said. Running Pledges Charges were first brought against the fraternity when its pledges were observed running down Hoover blvd. causing traffic to be tied up. House representatives explained that Sigma Chi had just moved into the old Kappa Sig house. 928 W. 28th st„ from its temporary house on 27th st. prior to Hell Week. During Hell Week activities pledges had to walk from the new’ location to the old house three times a day for meals. The incident occurred during one of these trecks, it was reported. This is the first time that Sigma Chi has been placed on social probation. In spite of the “dirty rushing” charges by Sigma Chi members, the fraternity did not evidence signs of being damaged by a premature leak of the council's ruling. Rushing reports indicate that the fraternity topped all other fraternities in the spring JOSEPH SHELL . . . to debate r ★ i Students Ask State to Ban Death Penalty By JAY BERMAN Both sides of the controversial capital punishment question will be represented on campus today as two groups with completely opposite stands hold separate meetings to discuss the issue. The Students’ Committee to Abolish Capital Punish- 1 ment and the Trojan Young Re- j —------------ — ■ publicans are holding noon meet-I ings to present informed guest lecturers who will tell their views on the subject. | The capital punishment problem Was “revived” last week I with Governor Brown's last minute reprieve of convict-au-thor Caryl Chessman. Against Death Dr. J. Wesley Robb, of the SC religion department; Dr. John By HAL DRAKE Nordskcg, sociologist and crimi- Jupiter, king of Greek gods, nologist; Herb Selwyn, Los An- will be trying to steal the affec-geles attorney and SC law grad- tions of another mans wife in uate; and Dr. William Graves, Bovard Auditorium tomorrow practicing physician who at one night when the drama depart-tiriie knew Caryl Chessman, will ment presents “Amphitryon 38”. speak against capital punish- ! Although “Amphitryon 38" has ment at the abolishment com- received world - wide a c c 1 a i m mittee's meeting in 133 FH. 1 since its first performance 22 Trojan Young Republicans will years ago and its author. Jean feature State Assemblyman Giraudoux, has several success-Joseph Shell, a strong proponent fuj satires to his credit, the play of the death sentence, at their cannot be judged until’ it is ex- Drama Group Will Present High Comedy meeting at the YWCA. Dave Allswang, who with Richard Ferle has organized the committee against the death sentence, said that “we can promise that these speakers will posed to its first SC audience tomorrow night in Bovard Auditorium. Canny Cast Ray Oden as Amphitryon, rush. Capital punishment would be immediately abolished in California if students interviewed by the Daily Trojan could make the iinal decision, a campus poJ revealed yesterday. Because of ideological and legal controversy surroynding the latest reprieve of convict-author Caryl Chessman. randomly chosen students were asked to present their views on California's death penalty. Although not part of the question, Chessman's case inevitably crept into the answers. On the sbject of capital punishment, there was general agreement among those polled that the present system needs to be corrected. In contrast to the “wisecracks” receivd in earlier attempts to cover the question, students yesterday all showed evidence of serious personal thought which was absent just one week ago. English major Walt Judson wa; representative of most when he said, “I can’t agree with the planed destruction of human life for any reason.” This idea, along with the feel-ig that man. as a race, has outgrown the “eye for an eye” concept cropped up time and again. Opposition to the death sentence also came from Gwen Petti, a psychology major, who took a different slant. “I know if I were on a jury, I ! couldn't judge a man guilty if I knew he would be put to death,’’ she declared. As soon as the specific case of Caryl Chessman entered the discussion, however, opinions became diverse and heated. (Continued on page 2) bring exciting new insights to ^)ick Kelly as Jupiter, and Kitty the capital punishment issue.” barren as Alkmena will be seen Question Period in performances beginning to- Allswang pointed out that the morrow night and running until audience will have an opportuni- Saturday and again in the final ty to question the four speakers, shows on March 4 and 5. Shell, Assembly minority lead- The English adaptation of er, said that the issue, as he sees “Amphitryon'’ by S. N. Berhman it, is “whether or not the peo- js a high comedy, one that bases pie of Calilornia want a m a n its appeal on humor that is inlike Caryl Chessman eligible for ; tellectually appealing. pardon or parole so he can again , .u v,i Good for a Laugh prev on the public. 1 He regards the issue as closed. Dry as high comedy may .. . . . . , .. I sound, it proves to be one of the since the Assembly voted on the __. ’ . r n uie i • . j most satisfying of all form*? of question last year and indicated, hllrv,„„ s n , ‘ * a. * humor, as well as the most cnl- their approval of tne present situation. i ‘ - . ........... “In the 1959 session of the , e P’01 of Amphitryon 38' Legislature, the Assembly voted j If1 ami-v cannf)t e called dry. to retain capital punishment,” j e s or^ revolves around the he added attempts of. Jupiter, king of "The vote was 43 to 33 to re- GrPek £°ds’ to bestow his amor- tain with 4 not voting. This was done with sober consideration and not in an atmosphere of a 'Roman Holiday’ reflecting only the details of one lurid case.” Senator Probed Perle, one of the abolishment committee members, said that, I "the committee, in an attempt 1 to learn how it might amplify I the sentiments of the students 1 involved, asked Senator Richard ous talents on the unwilling Alkmena. faithful wife of General* Amphitryon. Life’s Follies Since this plot, perhaps without the disguises of ancient Greece, is available every night at the Follies, it is the treatment of the situation that has given the show its lasting appeal. It is the manner in which Gi- Richards what he considered to ! raudoux transforms a basically be the most effective way to in- | tasteless situation into a realm fluence legislation.” ■ where it not only can be viewed Richards’ reply was “The on- vvith delight but also can be used ly effective method by which the j to point out the hilarity and in-j individual can influence legisla- j consistencies of modern social tion is through direct contact j pitfalls. These “transformations” with his own representative. I have endeared the play to mod-do not mean that each legislator ern audiences, bases his vote on the bulk of the Tickets for the five-night mail he receives. stand of the SC production are “I do think that individual available at the Ticket Office contact, through letters, tele-, (second floor SU) and drama grams and telephone calls, indi- department at SI for opening eating to the representative night and $1.50 for succeeding what the individual thinks, and j nights. why he holds that belief, is the j Dr Herbert M. Stahl, director Daily Trojan Captures $500 Prize in Insurance Traffic Safety Contest Daily Trojan Photo By Nita Bis.« TRAFFIC SAFETY — Daily Trojan Editor Larry Fisher receives $500 check from James Kemper Jr., vice president of the Kemper Insurance Co. The DT won Ihe award for taking first place in the 12th annual Traffic Safety Campaign sponsored by Kemper's company. The DT has won tii« contest 12 times and has taken six first-place prizes. First place in the 12th Annual College Newspaper Traffic Safety Contest sponsored by Lumbermans Mutual Casualty Co. has been awarded to the Daily Trojan. Editor Larry Fisher accepted the $500 first place prize at a presentation luncheon at the company’s Western regional offices in downtow’n Los Angeles yesterday. The check was presented by James Kemper Jr., vice president of the Kemper Insurance group. He described t h e Daily Trojan as a "pioneer” in promoting traffic safety. The Daily Trojan has consistently taken top honors in the Lumljermans traffic safety contest. In the past 12 years the student publication has captured si:, first - place and three second-place awards for a total of more than $4000 in prize money. “You have made a fine contribution to the worthy cause of safer driving, and I hope your attitudes and talents will be applied continuously to the improvement of traffic safety, Kemper said. Forty - seven colleges and universities from 23 states submitted 210 entries in the contest I The Daily Trojan entry, handled I by Managing Editor Ron Kibby, . | was a continuous newspaper | campaign published just prior to the 1959 Christmas holidays. Second among daily publica-! tions was the Daily Universe of Brigham Young University and third was the University of Illinois Daily Illini. Second-place I winner received $250 and third-j place w inner w as awarded $100. Judges of the contest were Samuel J. Campbell, chairman of the Kable News Co., Mount Morris, HI.; Paul Fannin governor of Arizona; Clarence Budington Kelland. author; Walter T. Lucking, president of the Arizona Public Service Co.; and Eugene C. Pulliam, newspaper publisher and president of the Indianapolis Newspapers Inc., and the Phoenix Newspapers Inc. The competition was originated in 1948 by Lumbermans as a means of stimulating student leadership in the promotion of safe driving among college stu-i dents. Lumbermans Mutual Casualty Co. is a member of the Kemper |Insurance Group. key which unlocks the door of progress,” Richards said. SC Alumnus Young Republican speaker. Shell, an SC graduate iA 1940, was elected to the State Assembly in 1953 and has been reelected three times. The TYR meeting is open to the public. Guests may bring lunch or buy it at the Y'WCA. In addition to their meeting todav, Allswang and Perle are of “Amphitryon.” will begin casting his next production, “Julius Caesar,” on Monday. Law Students To Hold Court SC students interested in ex-sponsoring a petition drive to perjencing the “inner feelings” secure the names of SC stu- of a murder triai witness have dents and faculty members who b(?en invited by the Law School oppose the death sentence. j to serye ag witnesses during Their petitions will circulate raock criminal and civi, tria,s to around the school Thursday and | ^ d Mgrch ^ through Friday and will then be for- ^ jn fhp third floor CQUrt, warded to legislators. Allswang summed up his wishes on the situation, by saying, “We hope that those students who did not wish to commit room of the Law BIdg. There will be 15 trials ranging from murder to civil cases and including automobile acci- themselves on the Chessman is- dents and property claims, sue, but who are opposed to capital punishment, will come forth this wek and sign the petition.” Over 60 law students will perform as attorneys for the plaintiffs and for the defendants. This number includes every student in the senior class. Designed to give law student experience in presenting evidence. the non - jury trials will be held before judges from municipal, federal and superior courts of Los Angeles County. Students from the SC Medical School are cooperating in the today’s Hillelunch at the B'nai trials by volunteering to act as B'rith Hillel Foundation meeting medical,witnesses, at 1029 W. 36th st. A sign up list has heen posted Three SC Sammies will parlic- in the main officp of the Law ipate in the show. Peter Konig. j Building, where students wishing arranger of the show, will ac-j to appear as witnesses during companv on piano. Dick Warren the cases may leave their names, and Ned Shankman will be on Those desiring to be witnesses drums and bongos. may also call Harvey R. Gerber The meting will begin with a am night after 9 p.m. at Rl 9-lunch at 12 noort. I 8664. Hillel to Host KUSCStar • Buddy Farnan, KUSC-TY entertainer, will be special guest at
|Title||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 51, No. 71, February 24, 1960|
|Description||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 51, No. 71, February 24, 1960.|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
PAGE THREE The Great Athletes Feet Battle Continues
PAGE FOUR Bruin Coach Gives Troy Nod in Regionals
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1960
Senate Plans Vote on Bills
Five bills will be introduced at tonight's Senate meeting. including one calling fcr the establishment of a closed week between the end of classes and the beginning of final examinations, said ASSC President Wally Karabian.
Along with a resolution pertaining to the scheduling
of final exams. Senator Gary Du-
New Profiles Now on Sale
The third edition of Profiles, SC's student literary magazine, can now bo seen on display in ihe University l*ookstore. where it is currently on sale for .10 cents an issue.
Dr. Frank C. Baxter has written an introduction for 1 his is^ue. which is twice the size of previous issues.
The current i-sue of “Profiles" includes 60 pages of the Ik\si SC' student prose, poetry mid essajs along with sketches and drawings said Editor D'ck Barsam.
He said that he was pleased with the reception given to previous Profiles, adding that he hoped “students who have not vet I »ought copies will do so be-fore the present limited supply is exhausted.”
Material for ihe spring issue 5s being accepted until March 4 .
All students, regardless of major or class, are encouraged to submit as much writing as they wish for consideration to the editorial board of the magazine, said Barsam.
Contributions should he taken or mailed to the English department office, 404 FH. They must l»e accompanied by a stamped self-addressed envelope.
Each contributor must also fill out an information sheet available at the English department office.
Students with writing or publication experience interested in working on Ihe Profiles staff slvmid leave their name, address and phone number with the secretary in the English department office.
Seniors Must Finish Credits To Matriculate
On Commencement Day. when graduating seniors receive that well known certificate attesting to four or five years of college work, there are always a few who miss the boat, or rather the parchment.
I’nfulfilled graduation requirements are the cau^e of most senior's failure to graduate,