DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 50, No. 91, March 17, 1959
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PAGE TWO AWS Candidates Submit “Battle Columns’ Southern C^âli’Forr^îâ daily trojan PAGE FOUR To Be Threatened SC s Dual Track Record VOL. L LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 1959 NO. 91 Harris Hall Is Scene Of Floral Display Grades Spoil ASSC for Candidates FLORAL DISPLAY—The flower and nursery stand shown above were built by Val Powelson. It is one of many by second year design students who built them to • : inch scale. The displays show a heavy oriental influence and are constructed in circles, squares, triangles, and rectangles. All make use of gay coloring which includes the use of reds, blues, and yellows. The designs, 21 in all, are on display in Room 103, Harris Hall. From left to right are design students Victor De Caro, Charlotte Feitshans, Bob Borders, and Martin Gelber. Election of New AWS Officers Begins Today in Doheny Park ?! Ten Candidates Battle for Jobs; Winners Tempe-Bound for Meet CAROL HOWE . seeks presider Troy Given New Grant OOU have< from the of Food More A d istr:hut!on. One man of - leads to the BS de- - ides a master of hu=i-inistration decree, and s'nsrle >ear ca'ls for a ? in food distribution. Buxines** mpnrtant businesses in ! today.” Professor Mc-id. *‘Ti has become the i volume and iot:ils A bilt'on in the United ties for trailing in ent such as the SC pro- itials as Today s Weather A |»rr
will li <* a t no tii«- SC runpu» I ml a y. V<*s1erda>\ high «as S3 decrees and its lou tut. 32. Ten candidates are vieing for ; four Associated Women Student I cabinet offices today in the first i round of their annual elections, j Beginning at 9 a.m. this morning in Doheny Park, the polling will continue until 4 p.m. and re- i sum? again tomorrow, reports AWS President, Kathy Nie-meyer. Miss Niemeyer stated that the early elections and \oting are being held so that officers may be selected for attendance at the International Associated Worn- | en Students Convention, slated from March 31 until April 3. at Arizona State College, Tempe, Arizona. Petitions Filed Candidates filing petitions for the four offices include Carol Howe, president; Pat Blandford. Marilyn Elkouri and Bunny Levy, vice president; Sylvia Rudd. Marilyn Spigle and Kay Yunker secretary; and Suzi Hutchinson. Gwen Olson and Marian Bertotti. treasurer. The president emphasized that AWS is the primary governing Arab Group Cables Cairo SC's Arab students banded together last week in support of their homeland stand against against Communist encroachment. The students cabled their views to Iraq« Premier Kassem and Radio Cairo, stating they were "almost unanimously in favor of Nasser's move to put down any inclination ofa move toward Communism in any ofthe Arab states.” Iraq Students • Khankan made it clear that abso'utely no Iraq students weie involved in the group, since it could be tatal to eilher their friends and family in Iraq cr to themselves to oppose their current “revolutionary” government. Tht telegram read: “The Arab students of Los Anseles. in con-iormity with the ideals of Arab nat;onalism. and due to our grave concern with the dangerous Communist influence in the present government of Iraq, which is against our Arab aspirations for democracy and unity, believe that the uprooting of Communist infiltration :s the only alternative to save Iraq and Arabism from chaos and civil war." Telegram Heard On Friday the student« heard their telegram read bv a news commentator over Radio Cairo in which Khankan reported that the announcer thanked the Arab students for their fight against f'ommuni'm Huddled around a short wave radio Set on Friday the students heard the screaming and shouting of the second large Damascus demonstration following Nasser's speech denouncing Com-, mumsm. body for the women on campus. All activities of the various scholastic, honorary, service and social groups for women at SC are coordinated through the. cabinet officers. Other Projects AWS also has projects of its own. Each fall and spring, the cabinet provides an orientation program for new women students, get-acquainted teas for freshman women, and this year has specifically encouraged women to participate in cultural activities on campus. In addition, AWS sponsored for the first time this year a forum series entitled “It’s a Woman’s World” which featured noted campus professors in various departments. Carol Howe, sole eligible candidate for the office of president. also emphasized the need for the support and enthusiasm of women students during the elections. (See Women's Page, page two. for battle columns introducing: all candidates for th-* AWS offices.) SC Debaters Win Tourney Trojan speakers won more than two-thirds of their debates to win the senior division sweepstakes over 25 other Southern California schools in Bakersfield College's tournament Friday and Saturday. The three SC teams of Alan *ox and Pau> Sonnenburg. Bovd Lemon and Ken Moes and Ted Jones and Alan W’dliss. Each won five debates and lost one to receive awards of suoerior. Excellent Ratings The two other SC teams of Helen Saklvama and .T»rry Corbin, and Milt Klein and Burt Pines were dated excellent. Meanwhile. SC debaters Dave AHswang and John Fraser reached the octofinals of the Heart of America contest Saturday before beins eliminated by Southwest Missouri State. Army Wilts Held at theTJniversitv of Kansas Thursday through Saturday, the tournament was won by the ! U.S. Military Academy, who defeated some of the top debate teams in the country. The Trojans topped Northwestern, Dartmouth. Illinois, Baylor and San Diego State before losing. In defeating Northwestern. Troy, bested last y%sr’s I national debate champions Dick I Kirshberg and Bill Welsh. Greek Tragedy Try-Outs Today Tryouts for Furipides’ Greek j tragedy "Alecsea” will lie held today and tomorrow in Stop Gap i Theater at 3:15 p.m. The play will appear in Bo-\ard Auditorium on May 7, 8. i 9, 15 and 16. Bergsen s Idea Of Life Force Will Be Told Dr. Albert Stern, associate professoii of philosophy and modern languages at Caltech and lecturer £t SC, will speak on “Henri Bergson: A Philosophy of Biological Determinism.'’ at todays philosophy forum. In his lecture to be given today al 4:15, Dr. Stern said he will attempt to show why he considers Bergson to be “one of the most influential philosophers in the twentieth century.” Bergson's doctrine of elan vital (a life force presumed to exist in all creatures) will be specifically highlighted, the doctor said, as he explains this philosopher's main theories. Metaphysical Ideas Bergson was responsible for bringing many metaphysical ideas down to the popular level through his own interpretations, Dr. Stern said. The professor said that by going beyond ihe ordinary explanations offered by contemporaries, Bergson was able to describe many phenomena not previously understood. Dr. Stern received his PhD from the University of Vienna and. before World War II, taught philosophy at the University of Paris. In 1957 he returned to Paris and lectured on the philosophy of history. Many Positions In addition to many positions in education groups. Dr. Stern is a Knight of the French Legion of Honor and an Officer of the Academy. Among books he has authored are “Sartre: His Philosophy and Psvchoanalvsis,” “The Philoso-nhical Foundations of Truth, Reality and Value.” “The Philosophy of Values,” “The Philosophy of Laughter and Tears” and “The Philo^oph^ of Politics.” In addition. Dr. Stern has recently finished a work dealing with the philosophy of history. Students Receive Designing Honors Cash awards totaling $400 were won by four SC architectural students at a student competition held at the recent convention of the American Concrete Institute in Los Angeles. The student competition, which consisted of concrete designs and presentations. was sponsored jointly by the convention exhibits committee and the Southern California chapter of the ACI. Douglas McHenry, retiring president of the ACI, awarded first prize of $200 to Yin Li, graduate student, for his renderings of a shopping center designed in concrete. Second-place award of $100 went to Narman Lacayo, senior, for his design of a concrete church. Honorable mention awards of $50 each went to Miss Ena Dub-noff, senior, and Gene Zellmer, senior. The four winners were selected from a field of 25 entries. 27 SENIORS ARE INVITED TO JOIN PHI KAPPA PHI Twenty-seven graduating seniors have been sent invitations to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the only all-university honorary society. Those elected by the organization are Charles Phillips, Ronald Ross, Robert Fox. Rivko Avrutin, Earl Recker. Carol Fujiama, Earl Gregory, Jack Brown. Janet Bender, Del Mar Evans. Barbara Bennison. Francis .Champagne, Katherine Niemeyer, John W o o d , Mary Gorman, Paul Wilson, Michel Faia, James Newby, Edward Falcard, Keith Soo Hoo, Suzanne Sawtelli, Richard Amerian. Gary Meadows. James Bvlin. Marjorie Gerber, Judith Jacobs and Eugene Wilson. To be e.lig'ible for membership in Phi Kappa Phi, a student must have maintained at least a 3.5 grade average during his four years at SC. Election to the organization is given to less than three per cent of the graduating class, depending upon the character of the grades and where the break occurs. Membership is open to all schools and colleges of the university. Phi Kappa Phi was founded in 1897 at the University of Maine and came to SC in 1924. Present officers of the organization are Dr. William Michael, director of the Testing Bureau, president; Dr. Eleanor Me-theny, professor of physical education, vice president; Dr. Tema Clare, associate professor of biology, secretary; and Dr. Eleazer Lecky, professor of English, treasurer. Film on Venezuela To Be Seen Today Warga, Schmidt Ruled Ineligible Official Notice Application for student teaching assignments for the Fall Semester, 1959. may be filed anytime during the week beginning; March 16. 1959. Students w ho plan to do directed teaching next Fall should contact the Office nf Directed Teaching in 353 Administration Building at once to make application and appointment for interview. Thos who have papers on file and have nol yel taken Directed Teaching should reactivate their applications at this time. W. E. Cannon Director of Student Teaching EXAMS “Viva Venezuela,” a travelogue featuring the geographical beauties of that South American country, and starring “Cantin-flas,”' the 'Mexican comic star of “Around the World in 80 Days,” will be shown this afternoon at 2:30 in FH 335. The film was produced and directed by a former SC cinema major, Robert Auburn. He also studied engineering at Occidental College, and graduated from Stanford with a degree in petroleum engineering. Quiz Bowl Action To Start Sunday Barnard College, New York has been chosen at the site for broadcasting the Co^ege Quiz Bowl Sunday. SC's team will compete againist Barnard or West Point. The program will be filmed this Sunday and televised on March 29 at 2 p.m. Participating on the program on SC’s side, are Rivko Avrutin. William Moritz. Stan Arkin and Harvey Waterman. The scholars were chosen after a test covering such subjects are arts, humanities, social sciences, current events and related topics, and on a personal in-; terview. The program, inaugurated this fall, is a CBS-TV production which is designed to test the ability of students to recall specific facts in such fields as I ancient and modern European ; and American history: American, English and European literature 1 and philosophy questions on science, current affairs, classical music, mythology, children’s | literature and other subjects. The winning team receives $1500 for its schools scholarship fund and is asked to return the following week, while the losers are awarded $500 for their schools scholarship fund. The program is sponsored by : General Electric. Troy Midshipmen To Be in Movie A contingent of 175 NROTC men from SC will go to Univer-al International studios this morning to appear in one of its i films. The movie, “Spartacus,” which will star Kirk Douglas and Charles Laughton, deals with 1 Rome at the time of Julius Caesar. SC’s men will trade their na-1 vy uniforms for Roman togas and swords when they play a I scene in the film. I . Richard Trollope,, a graduate I student in IR will be singled out when he “reviews” the troops with John Gavin, an aclur who is playing the part of Caesar. The hour-long color film is being brought to campus by the j Spanish department. Some of the scenes in the movie highlight a Venezuelian cattle roundup, the | world's second longest cable railway and a visit to Cerro Bolivar, one of the world’s largest deposits of iron ore. Auburn's film also shows An-| gel Falls, said to he 20 times as high as Niagara and the world's highest. “Cantinflas.” stages a mock bullfight in Caracas, the Venezuelan capital and one of the most modern cities of South America. Admission will be free. SC Seniors Win Awards Three SC seniors have received Woodrow Wilson Fellowships enabling them to receive a liv- | ing allowance of $1,500 plus the j full cost of tuition and fees at the university of their choice. Michael Faia, a sociology major, has chosen the University of Chicago, and Nickolas Martin, majoring in French, has decided : on Princeton University. Political Science major Brady I. 1 Twiggs also received a grant but has yet to choose his university. ! Sponsored by a $25 million grant from the Ford Foundation, j the nation-wide search for fu- | ture college teachers ended when | 1.200 superior American and Ca- j j nadian students were chosen for | the awards. The grants will sup- j ! port the students during their | first year of graduate study. 7000 Candidates This year's Wilson Fellows were chosen from 7000 candi- ; dates all nominated and screened ; by committees of faculty members. The students came from more than 70() undergraduate colleges The elected Wilson Fellows i will begin work next fall at 80 different universities. This year j there are 875 men and 325 women. Of these, 38 per cent are j planning to take courses in humanities. 34 per cent in the so- j cial sciences, and 28 per cent in the natural sciences and mathematics. Troy Song jest Openings End A directors’ meeting is scheduled for today at 3:15 in 129 FH. Any group wishing to enter Songfest should do so immediately. Entries end today at 5 p.m. in Ihe student activities office on the second floor of the Student Union, The show itself is slated for May 16 in the Hollywood Bowl, with preliminaries set for April 8 and 9. Grade-point deficient ASSC candidates Wayne Warga and Ted Schmidt were declared ineligible to run for office last night by the ASSC Elections Board of Protest. Senator-at-Large Mike Dono-hew. said that upon investigation and a clarification of the facts, the Board of Protest has declared both candidates unfit to run for any ASSC position. First Announcement “I want to emphasize that this is the first public announcement of our decision to declare the candidates ineligible and cannot he construed as a reversal of a previous decision,’’ he said. The Board carefully checked all the records and found that Warga, a senior class president, and a candidate, has a cumulative grade shortage and Schmidt, international relations president nominee, has a grade average below 2.5 from last semester. Must Have Article V. Sec 3 of the ASSC Constitution says that in all work completed at SC both candidates must have an average of at least 2.5 and must have achieved a 2.5 last semester. Both Warga and Schmidt fall below this minimum under one of its provisions. Not Influenced “Our decision was not influenced by any letters of protest or voices of criticism,” he said. Only after carefully checking the records, as we did before making our decision, could we arrive at our decision.” When referring to “letters of protest.” Donohew meant the letter of protest writen by Trojan Knight Gary Evans, questioning the qualifications of both Warga and Schmidt. Senator-at-Large Davie Barnes. currently a candidate for senior class president, had previously voiced disapproval of both candidates on the grounds that their running for office was unconstitutional. Warga. dejected over the decision. said that he was sorry to be disqualified but that he understood the Board of Protest's decision and said that it was entirely fair. Questions Barnes “I also unerstand the reason of a politician getting rid of his competition.'’ Warga said, questioning Barnes’ defense of the Constitution during the Board of Protest ruling. On the other hand Schmidt apologized for any embarassment he might have caused the School of International Relations and said “it is a fair decision. Barnes said that as a candidate for senior class president, he was more concerned over the mechanics through which a rival candidate was eliminated than the fact that he was. “I most certainly question the procedure used during the entire Board of Protest ruling.’’ he said. “I am relatively unconcerned in regard to specific personalities who will or will not run as opposed to the working of one of the ASSC Boards assumedly un- der the direct- control of top ASSC officials.’’ he said. The Board of Protest members who voted for ineligibility are Juanita Sakajian. elections commissioner: Mardythe O'Mara. ASSC vice-president; Larry Lif-chy. senator-at-large; and Don-ahew. SELECTIONS Lundy Tells Holmes Plot At Readings Selections from O. W. Holmes’ “The Professor at the Breakfast Table” were featured yesterday when Dr. Robert Lundy, department of English, conducted this week's noon reading. “Although the thought of a professor at the breakfast table might not seem whimsical to some. Holmes’ work shows us that such a phenomenon can be very humorous.” Dr. Lundy said. Character Sketches The lecturer described this book as “a series of sketches of various characters seated about a fictional breakfast table.” In dealing with their appearance j interests, conversations and life histories. Dr. Lundy stated, some parts of this work are “quite interesting.” Originally published in 1859. “The Professor at the Breakfast Table” was called the product of an essayist by avocation. Dr. Lundy said Holmes’ main occupation was professor of anatomy at Harvard University. Columbia Graduate Dr. Lundy received his BA and MA degrees from Columbia University and his Ph D from the University of California. He has been at SC since 1954 and is currently teaching courses in freshman English and American humor. In addition he is lectur-ine on 20th century, introductory and modern American literature. Next week. Professor James Butler, head of the drama department. will speak on “A Victorian Play.” Gable Elected Group Chairman Dr. Richard Gable, associate professor of public administration at SC. has been elected chairman of the newly created International Section of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Chapter of the American Society for F*ublic Administration. Dr. Gable has spent a great, deal of time studying the international aspect of public administration and his research articles have been studied by students of this phase of government. This international section is the first to be organized within a local chapter. Business Representatives Will Interview Students Representatives from the following companies will be at the SC employment office to interview students this week. TODAY General Telephone Co.: staff assistant. Prudential Insurance Company of America: trainee. California Bank: non-teehnic- al. U.S. Rubber Co.: management trainee, production supervisor, ouality control foreman, production engineer. System Development Corp.: mathematician, engineer. Motorola. Inc.: engineers. U.S. Civil Service Commission: non-technical. Arthur Young & Co.: accountants. WEDNESDAY U.S. Naval Laboratories: hy-drolic and structural engineers, civil, mechanical and electronic engineers, scientists, mathema- ticians. physicists. H. F. Ahmanson & Co.: man-I agement training program. Johnson & Johnson: hospital sales representative. Southern California Edison Co.: jr. engineers. THIRSDAY I Colgate-P a 1 m o 1 i V e Co. : accountants. engineers, field sales. Stauffer Chemical Corp.: chemical engineers. U.S. Army Ordinance: engineer or higher. Bendix-Pacific Division: jr. engineer or higher. City of Los Angeles: civil and electrical engineering assistants. THRUSDAY AND FRIDAY Bank of America: 2-year ac-j celerated training program. FRIDAY The Rand Corp.: digital computer programmer. Pacific Semiconductors: chemists, mechanical engineers, phys-j ics, engineering personnel.
|Title||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 50, No. 91, March 17, 1959|
|Description||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 50, No. 91, March 17, 1959.|
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PAGE TWO AWS Candidates Submit “Battle Columns’ Southern C^âli’Forr^îâ daily trojan PAGE FOUR To Be Threatened SC s Dual Track Record VOL. L LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 1959 NO. 91 Harris Hall Is Scene Of Floral Display Grades Spoil ASSC for Candidates FLORAL DISPLAY—The flower and nursery stand shown above were built by Val Powelson. It is one of many by second year design students who built them to • : inch scale. The displays show a heavy oriental influence and are constructed in circles, squares, triangles, and rectangles. All make use of gay coloring which includes the use of reds, blues, and yellows. The designs, 21 in all, are on display in Room 103, Harris Hall. From left to right are design students Victor De Caro, Charlotte Feitshans, Bob Borders, and Martin Gelber. Election of New AWS Officers Begins Today in Doheny Park ?! Ten Candidates Battle for Jobs; Winners Tempe-Bound for Meet CAROL HOWE . seeks presider Troy Given New Grant OOU have< from the of Food More A d istr:hut!on. One man of - leads to the BS de- - ides a master of hu=i-inistration decree, and s'nsrle >ear ca'ls for a ? in food distribution. Buxines** mpnrtant businesses in ! today.” Professor Mc-id. *‘Ti has become the i volume and iot:ils A bilt'on in the United ties for trailing in ent such as the SC pro- itials as Today s Weather A »rr