SUMMER TROJAN, Vol. 13, No. 14, August 27, 1963
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University of Southern California SUMMER ® TROJAN VOL. XIII LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 1963 NO. 14 Week of Events to Highlight Troy Orientation Program FIVE-IN-ONE TOOL, designed by industrial design student Laurence Deutsch, won first place in recent contest. Industrial Design Student Wins Alcoa Competition The design of a multi-purpose camping or survival tool won first place for Laurence Deutsch, USC industrial design student, in the Alcoa student design competition for 1963. Deutsch devised a lightweight tool that can l<e assembled to serve as a shovel, scythe, pickax or saw It is 10 inches wide, 21 inches lone and weighs two pounds. Only entrance requirement for the competition was that the student design something useful in aluminum. Twelve designs submitted by 11 USC students were accepted for studv by judges. Tne 11 included Edward Rose. Teruo Shida. John F. Schumacher John Radeliffe, David Noble, Dennis Merino, Gary Considine, Theodore Organ, Anthony J. Downes and Keith A. Hall. Orientation activities for the fall semester will begn Sunday. Sept. 15, continuing through Saturday, Sept. 21. All new students are required to attend a number of events in the week-long series of meetings. Schedule for orientation week is as follows: Sunday, Sept. 15. 12-2 p.m.. fraternity open house; 3 p.m.. New Students Convocaton. Alumni Park; 4 p.m.. President’s Tea. between Bovard and Founders Hall; 5 p.m.. open house at religious centers. Monday. Sept. 16. 9 a.m.. Convocation. “An Introduction to your University,” Bovard Auditorium; 10:30 a.m., dean’s meetings; 12 noon. New Students Luncheon, between Bovard and Founders Hall; 1:30 p.m., University Realities Assembly, Bovard; 7 p.m., faculty fireside chats in dormitory lounges. Tuesday, Sept. 17. 8:30 a.m.. Men’s Coffee Hour. Marks Hall lounge; also Women’s Coffee Hour. Town and Gown Foyer: 10 a.m., Trojan Rally Assembly, Bovard: 12 noon, IFC luncheon. Commons Cafeteria; 1-4 p.m. campus tours, leaving Tommy Trojan on the hour. Wednesday and Thursday Sept. 18-19. Registration starting at 8:30 a.m. in the PE building: 7:30 p.m., faculty fireside chats in dormitories. Friday, Sept. 20. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. registration: 1:30 -4 p.m., University Film Festival. Hancock Auditorium. Saturday, Sept. 21. Registration, 8:30 a.m.-12 noon. Soviet Church Resists Red Policy Squeeze Korean Officers Hanker For American Roommates Two Air Force officers from the Republic of Korea, Major Wan Ik Lee and Capt. Auk Chan Cho, are looking for American roommates so they will become more proficient in the English language. Three Instructors Attend Confab Three facultymen of the department of drama will attend the annual convention of the American Educational Theater Assn. at the University of Minnesota this week. Dr. James H. Butler, deMille professor and chairman of the drama department, is a member of the association’s executive committee and chairman cf the time and place committee for the convention. He is also national president of the National Collegiate Players, which will celebrate the 40th anniversary of its founding. Others going to Minneapolis will be Dr. Herbet M. Stahl, professor of drama, and John E. Blankenehip, associate professor. The two are enrolled in the graduate School of Engineering under sponsorship of the United States Air Force. Upon graduation from USC, where both are working toward ME degrees, Lee and Cho will return to their native city of Seoul. Both serve there on the faculty of the South Korean Air Force Academy. The Koreans, who now reside at 1019 W. 31st St., said they need a closer association with Americans to develop a conversational ability in English. Male students who are interested in sharing quarters with either of the officers should contact them directly at their present address or through the Air Force ROTC detachment on campus, RI 7-6631 or Ext. 300. Students of the Japanese language or of Asian studies will have an opportunity to enrich their own study programs as both Lee and Cho have promised to reciprocate in these areas for assistance rendered them in mastering English. Although the official Com-1 munist policy against religion in the Soviet Union has been getting tougher for the past five years, the church remains a strong influence on many Russians, according to U’SC graduate student William Flet- 1 cher who spent the month of I July in the USSR. Despite the fact that in seven major cities there is only one church open for each 100,- 000 to 200.000 persons, some of the services, particularly Baptist, are well attended, Fletcher said in a lecture on ‘‘Soviet Society and Religion” delivered last week. About one-third of the people he saw in church were young, although there were no children or teenagers. Fletcher, who speaks Russian, spent three weeks as a tourist in Moscow, Minsk, Vlinius, Riga. Kiev, Kharkov, and Donetsk talking with Russians on the streets when he could. Ninety per cent of those he asked about the location of a church could direct him to one. “This seemed to indicate to me that however restricted church activity is at present, religious institutions still retain a massive potential influence in Soviet society,” Fletcher said. “In times of personal or social crisis, great numbers of those presently unchurched might turn to the church for solace and guidance.” Religious people have a difficult time in current Soviet society, Fletcher admitted. Not only are their churches being closed and acquintance being arrested, but economic sanc- tions are imposed against them. He reported that a Christian cannot hope for anything better than the most menial position. with a salary barely above the subsistence level. He cannot hold a good job in science or industry, and membership in the Communist party is closed regardless of how loyal a citizen he may be. Young people who have the courage to attend church do so knowing that this effectively closes the door to higher education. he said. Church people under such circumstances worship despite great risks. A high level of courage and conviction is required of them. (Continued on Page 4) Trojan Staff To Vacation Today's Summer Trojan is the last of the year, editor Jim Fabian announced yesterday. He said the staff wishes to thank everyone who helped w th the paper during its 10-week publication period. A new high for summer advertising income was achieved this year, and several editions of the paper “sold out” n record time. Daily Trojan editor Dan Smith and his staff will soon begin preparations for the special Troy Days Edition, due on the stands Sept. 16. The special edition is expected to be the largest in Daliy Trojan history. Smith sad. Regular daily publication will begin Sept. 24. ★ ★ Foreign Students To Attend Meet A foreign student orientation program, sponsored by the Associated Students Foreign Students Committee, will be held Friday. Sept. 13 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Hancock Auditorium. Speakers will include Dr. Rufus von KleinSmid. chancellor; Viets Logue, counselor of foreign students; and guest speaker Dr. Paul Hadley, dean of the Summer Session and director of the foreign leader program. Registration for new foreign students will be from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Included in the materials received will be the LAS Bulletin, Introduction to the University bulletin. Book of Special Events, and the Foreign Student Information book. The program is mandatory for all new foreign students as the first step in their fall semester orientation schedule. All other foreign students are invited to attend. A reception in Town and Gown Dining Room will follow the program. Wilcox Gets Sports Post Former Daily Trojan Sports Editor Jerry Wilcox will assume the duties as assistant director of the USC athletic news service Sept. 1. He will take over the position from Arthur B. Cherrie, who will move to the Alurr.ni Association office, to serve as assistant director of alumni affairs. Wilcox, a 1963 graduate, was sports editor for the Daily Trojan last year. Prior to transferring tc USC in 1961, he was sports editor and editor-in-chief of El Don, weekly newspaper at Santa Ana College. JERRY WILCOX . . . gets post
|Title||SUMMER TROJAN, Vol. 13, No. 14, August 27, 1963|
University of Southern California
SUMMER ® TROJAN
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 1963
Week of Events to Highlight Troy Orientation Program
FIVE-IN-ONE TOOL, designed by industrial design student Laurence Deutsch, won first place in recent contest.
Industrial Design Student Wins Alcoa Competition
The design of a multi-purpose camping or survival tool won first place for Laurence Deutsch, USC industrial design student, in the Alcoa student design competition for 1963.
Deutsch devised a lightweight tool that can l|