Daily Trojan, Vol. 47, No. 38, November 08, 1955
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Xl VII =^ra* tudents Urged to Donate Blood _PAGE three — Guest Writer Reviews Bali and Chain (see column 2) Daily Trojan — PAGE FOUR — Philosophy Director Talks on Tragedy IOS ANGELES, CALIF, TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 1955 NO. 38 .ensmen Kieet in sunders Iwspaper photographs not only illustrate a (orv — they must also narrate the story, Jo-Costa, chief photogra-for King Features, told More Donors In Drive for Sought Blood Four hundred Trojans have pledged themselves for their country and school and have signed up to give blood this week. "But 100 more donors are desperately needed if we are to fill our pledge to the Red Cross and get into competition with the UCLA drive," Dave I ——- leurr White, co-chairman of the Blood Drive, said today. The Red Cross is taking blood —-c. , in tho basement of the Methodist ent third annual Church 817 w 341h street be. course in photo-jour-im yesterday, ures are an indispen- twern 10 a.m day. Al! donors regardless of wheth-"LTnf thewriter-photogra- ! er they have appointments should team. Today j report to the Methodist Base- nunications photography stands on an footing with the printed in news reporting,” said Top Flight a «as one of several spe.ik-|ho addressed more than 200 Then the donor is given a shot of novocaine and the blood giving needle is injected. In less than twenty minutes he is up and eating donuts, orange juice and cof-and 3 p.m. every fee wjttl blonde blue-eyed assistant nurses. Competition High “It's hard to believe you have done such a great service for your country in such a short time," White commented. Competition during the drive is running high as ROTC units com- Panel Set Xv^O On Global ~ . Discussion Effigy Up Hill Iree-day course. The photog-jrs came from various indus-schools, and commercial Frederic C. Coonradt, as-! professor of journalism, is mating the event, and Nichols of International graphs is acting as local Simms, picture editor of Angeles Examiner, talked fhe Language of Pictures," lrthur Witman, staff photog-with the St. Louis Postil, discussed "The Eight He was assisted by Don a photographic lighting st with General Electric. “Lkhting Moods' was explained ft* leisen, staff photogra-Krpith'Liok magazine. George 'ini' ith Minneapolis Honeywell ipkleii "A Practical Approach ^kctronic Flash " ■ Editor's Viewpoint He Editors Viewpoint” was Htnted h' Paul Zimmerman, i :eles Times sports editor: j Kk|s McL ,<r : t 'a 11-Bullet in _ ’or; and Mrs. Marion Stix- ■ Seattle Post-Intelligencer ! Mr itor. Hert P ! nd Arthur Statt from the ]•;. I. du Pont ! ■emnurs Company showed ft .'et "Better Prints for Bet-■eprcduction." How free are people in foreign countries to discuss world-wide topics? How do they feel toward the United States? What do t h e y think Americans say about them? More than 500 foreign and American students studying in the Southland will attend a series of panel discussions on these topics Saturday, in Founders Hail, according to Dr. Bussell L. Caldwell, associate professor of history. The program is under the auspices of the International Platform Association. "Opportunities of 1he Platform in Other Countries" is the theme of the conference. According to Dr. Caldwell, western reuion president of IPA, the Platform is an open organization dedicated to open public discussion on any time he is told his blood type. White. "This is an SC project j topic of current interest RII negative type is particularly for the community and it needs Plan* Set in demand. and deserves the support of every The next step is to lie down. 1 student.” ment in the specified times. The whole process of giving blood takes just one half hour out of a school day. Giving Prot-ess When the donor walks in he Is j pete against each other and sor-given a blood test. This is a sim- i orities and fraternities vie for the . . pie pricking of the finger to get two gold trophies given to tTie photogiap iers o e enou ^ fo]00(j t0Rt for diseases house W'ith the largest number who meet in 133 FH lor ueh as diabetes and to make sure of donors, the donor can give blood without "We want to urge Independent injuring his health. At the same students to give blood," said COATIMUNDI DISAPPEARS; PROFESSOR SEEKS FINDER Is there a raccoon-like character sitting in your class answering the professor’s rollcall? It might be the coatimundi who did a disappearing act last Friday. Jack Fulbeck of the English and man and civilization departments reported that he lost his pet coatimundi, a 15-pound brnvn female animal, in the faculty parking lot. He tied the pet to the bumper of his car, and ten minutes later it was gone. . The SPCA reported that an SC student had called its office to find out if anyone had reported a missing pet. The office said no, but the student promised to return the animal that evening. However, Fulbeck said, the finder has not returned it yet. During the summer, Fullbeck went to the Yucatan Jungle in Mexico to hunt repiles and animals. He brought back snakes, squirrels, birds, and the coatimundi. “The coatimundi is a rare pet and will eat just about anything," explained Fulbeck. “But I’m afraid the finder will get so attached to the animal that he will forget to return it." Registration will take place from 11 to 12:15 a.m. in Founders Hall foyer. There is no cost for attendance. An evening dinner at $2.75 per person in Town and Gown at 6 w'ill wind up the session. Reservations may he made through Dr. Caldwell in 409 FH. “Along with problems of free expression and the progress of Platform movements within their respective countries, panelists W'ill discuss the misconceptions foreign people have about the United States,” Dr. Caldwell said. Cites Example He cited the case of Mohinder S. Bedi of India, a graduate of SC who returned to his country and is now back at SC working toward his doctor's degree. “Bedi told me that in India there is strong criticism of American attitude toward color discrimination.” Dr. Caldwell said. “It was hard for people to believe Bed) when he’d explain that the United States has made far greater strides in 75 years for improving minority status than India has in the past 300.” ★ Lunatic Fringe The “lunatic fringe” has again put SC in banner headlines. An unidentified group of immature eggheads has made SC fifth university in the nation to adopt the fad of hanging its football roach in effigy. Other schools in fhe “elite” are Cal, Washington State, University of Washington, and University nf Arizona. SC’s idiot-children didn't go halfway. Not only was Coach Jess Hill hanged in effigy in front of tbe SAF house Ibis weekend, but early yesterday morning a dummy in a blue suit and gray hat was dangling from a telephone pole in front of the Physical Education Building. It's too bad the whole student body has to look bad in the eyes of the public because of an irresposible few. It’s doubly bad because this is the first time a coach has been hanged in effif.v at SC. The action makes Troy appear to be going along with other school’s "hate the coach,” craze because it can think of nothing better to do. Hill has enough problems without having to buck student antipathy. Whenever a coach, whose team is rated high, loses three games by upset (Washington, Minnesota, and Stanford), he's in trouble. When a man's down, no one looks at his merits. It's about time someone did. Hill is the onlv I’CC coach to have won in th.e Rose Bowl since the part was made with the Big 10. He lost only once this year to the Big 10 in regular play (Minnesota). His w'in-loss-tie record is 36-15-1, good in anyone’s book. Whether Ilill will be booted from his job is still in the speculation stage. Surely, there’s been plenty of talk about it. That his position Is shakv Is no reason for him to have been subjected to the disgrace of being hanged in effigy. Hill and the team have two rou gh games to go. In both SC will be the underdog. The team needs all the support it can get. Students, by continuing to back the team, can show Hill they respect him for being the gentleman he is. By maintaining their faith in the team, they can also let the nublic know they have nothing but contempt for the “lunatic fringe.’’ Hangings Sentiment Trojan Clubbers Disgruntled Over Team s Showing By Jim Morad “No comment" is the general attitude on the SC campus concerning the two hangings in effigy of Coach Jess Hill and the rumors that the powerful Trojan Club alumni group are disgruntled over SC’s three losses this year. A fuse that was ignited when SC lost its first game to Washington, and sizzled to the —-—-- danger point with the Minnesota loss, final*y exploded Saturday when a dummy, supposedly Jess Hill, was found hanging trom the SAE house in protest to the Stanford upset. Members of the SAE house have all denied that they took part in the lynching party. No Mlwtnkn Flames from the explosion were still evident yesterday morning when another dummy was lound in front of the PK building. This time there was no mistaking the identity. It was dressed in a blue suit, wore glasses, and its facial characteristics were similar to Hill’s. Yesterday at the Trojan Club luncheon, which was attended by Ixis Angeles sportswrlters and SC alumni, Hill was the target of many questions asked by the sportswrlters. Although most of the questions game. evaded the problem at hand, Mirror-News Sports Kditor Sid Ziff asked Hill if he could honestly say that he got the most out of his material. Hill said he and the coaching staff did. Housing Welcome As Hill entered the room he was given a rousing welcome and a standing ovation by the alumni, hut according to an alumnus present at the affair, the alumni felt differently. He said there was an undercur-' rent of discontent at the tables. Various coaches names were tossed around by certain groups in the club, and there was a general up-in-arms attitude. According to the alumnus, the Trojan Club wanted just one question answered: Why do teams like Notre Dame and UCLA improve w'ith every game while SC becomes inferior with every Thanks Offered by Jani, McMahon for HC Toil History of NSA Tells Background of aradoxical Inception, Rough Course By Harvey Zuckman pe strange paradox of NSA is, that while the associa- This resolution was NSA’s biggest stroke of luck. On Friday, Feb. 19, 1948, Czechoslovakia’s National Coali- firmly anticommunist, its inception was directly in- tion Government tell while the hoirified Western den'.oc-by an organization'now known to have been con- j facies looked on helplessly. Within a week democrat y was ■ti by the Russian MVD dead ln Czechoslovakia and the Communist Coup was an ^^■rague, Czechoslovakia was the site of the founding unhappy reality. ■at organization, which was later to cause NSA many | Student Demonstration J1 day* • th • une and abroad. The organization wa.- While the cup was In progress a gr< p of lf-'nternational Union of Students ’ onstrated against the Communists. A number of them were m 1*6 the coalition between Soviet Russia and the arrested before and after this Incident by the •■Commie-democracies was still strong Within the atmos- controlled” police. _ Of friendly : ist-Weat relations a group Of 24 Amor- When an American member of the IU8 executive com- ■*» st-.id-nts »;ith oolitical views ranging firm the far mittee in Prague demanded tnat the IUS defend these stu-ft 11 the far light went to PraBuTto Dartidpate^n the first dents his demand wa, ignored. Instead the IUS in char-iwtngof lus Piague to pai , acteristic fashion, condemned the students for rioting against •democratic government.” The American official on the executive committee and the American student for whom he was actually proxying resigned immediately. Il'S Condemned A wire was sent by them to NSA headquarters telling of their action and asking for immediate condemnation of IUS and complete disaffiliation with the Red-run organi- W there Assembly Affiliated _ - . ny doubt that IUS was oriented to the itr h * S <^*s*3' led when the assembly voted to affiliate St In "l he then dormant Cominform. The American dnle-P uu-ht a | affiliatiation but was easily defeated bj packcd |urin8 assembly. B ,,’he " t an voyage home ln October. 1!!46, th" . c d the need ■^'on ln tiie u.S ....... I zation. Until 1950 NAS did send observers to IUS congresses to s. They constituted themselves as the informed on communist student manuevers. How- p for a Chicago Student Conference eypr even this relationship was terminated following the outbreak of the Korean War. The final installment of the IUS story was written ln the summer of 1955 when the Russians pulled out of Vienna. Red Promoted An important paper inadvertently left behind by the ■Commies” showed that the Russian secret police or MVD had actually been the guiding force ln the establishment of IUS Realizing the need for an international student organization to represent the Western democracies NSA sent dele-bates to Stockholm. Sweden in December. 1950 to work out the details of a projected international student union. It was at Stockholm that the International Student Conference came into existence. congress approved membership ln the recommended the establishment of an instrumentality which would informally coordinate the mutual assistance program of the ISC. This recommendation was adhered to at the second International Student Conference with the establishment of j Cosec, the coordinating secretariat of ISC. NSA Established / Question oi affiliation with IUS was brought up at 'heeling but was tabled until tthe convention jw"'0n. w, olr r'n"erp 0ll,y ^wo major issuees at the Madison con-sh Il! 1 wa* concerned as to whether membership nt °‘':d confined to student governments, or should Fed- Iti ha<.n<3i.you'^ Orsanizatlons such as the |« be allowed n join. lemh ’lembershjp Limited ft ilh cotifiin 'i *o >t ud- !•’ len* „/ v,n8 t0 William Welsh, who was elected first |L ■ a major reason for the tie'Mon was the , P,,tative IFC and ■Ittei' f111*31 °* youth organizations might have repi i Bial inC.i w,n" P°litical action groups to become in-5 'ii/iititiii. IN >i filiation with IUS, the set a move e*t Nsa Congress in summer 1948. Debate Teams Announced For Forensic Tournament Three debate teams will travel to Seattle to represent SC in the Western States Forensics Tournament to be held Nov. 21-23, the forensics department announced yesterday. The teams include Murray Bring and Ron Weintraub, first place winners of last spring’s Pacific Forensic League Tournament in Moscow, Idaho; |- and Bob Croutch and Frank Besag, lower division winners of the Pi Kappa Delta Tournament at Pepperdine in March. The third team, Francine San-gor and Maxine Karpman, will be debating together for the first time this year. Miss Sangor, teamed with Paula Duncan last spring, won first place in lower woman's division at Pepperdine. Miss Karpman, teamed with Bette Dobkirt, took first in upper woman's at the same tournament. At a practice tournament at l»s Angeles City College last Friday and Saturday, th" debate squad recorded 67.5 per cent wins, according to Murray Bring, squad captain. "All teams won at least half of their debates," he said, "Seven out of 10 won at least three-fourths of their contests. I An open letter to our Student Body and Faculty: The 75th Birthday Celebration has come to a close, but not the memories of the hard work of the persons who made It a reality, for they still remain vivid in my mind. I To these persons, both faculty and students, administrators and [ friends, I find no adequate way to thank for their contributions of time and effort. Success is not accomplished b/ one person, hut hy many, working equally hard together. I sincerely hope that we might retain this cooperative spirit and apply it to all of our University’s events for the rest of the year.’ To every student who helped in some way on Homecoming, may I extend my sincere thanks. I only wish I had some way to express my appreciation to each of you personally. Most Sincerely, BOB JANI. Last spring when Bob Jani was selected as Homecoming Chairman by the ASSC Senate, mild controvery arose aliout his ideas. Tha thought of a pageant in the Ct iseutn was viewed (skeptically as w’ere plans for a "Diamond Jubilee" show which “would he just another unsuccessful Tro-lios ..." Over the summer Bob worked with characteristic vigor and compounded an elaborate Homecoming program. When school commenced this fall. Bob selected his large Homecoming committee and away we went. Bob couldn’t have done it alone. Accolades are in order for his capable chairmen and committee members, and certainly for the remainder of the student body which contributed time and talent to Homecoming. It was above all a collective effort. All that is left to say is congratulations for a job well done. Sincerely, Jerry McMahon CRYIN3 ON THE OUTSIDE That's what these three Trojans are doing and it's all cuz of the smog. Helen Caras, with handkerchief to eye, gets s/mpathy fro mfellow tt^j- ferers, Jim Arney arid Pat Caras. On the whole, hardly anyone escaped fro mthe eye smarting element which everyone knows is there but can't do anything about. Smoggy-Eyed Trojans Cry-Out for Relief Trojans, when asked for an opinion on a subject any subject,, are usually light-hearted and witty in their remarks. Expecting such attitudes, the DT Pollster went forth into the “slightly smoggy, but clearing mosphere to find some brave souis to answer his question, "What Do You Think About Smog?" Replies coughed out went thi* way: Jerry McMahon: "I cant think of anything funny, it’s too irritating. They tell me there are mountains north of the city. Don't you believe it. I’ve lieen here 31 a years and haven’t seen them yet." Anonymous man ln the Student ■ Lounge: “It's awful, what can you say about it? It will ruin the city, t and when I graduate, I'm going to move."
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 47, No. 38, November 08, 1955|
|Description||Daily Trojan, Vol. 47, No. 38, November 08, 1955.|
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Xl VII =^ra*
tudents Urged to Donate Blood
_PAGE three —
Guest Writer Reviews Bali and Chain
(see column 2)
— PAGE FOUR —
Philosophy Director Talks on Tragedy
IOS ANGELES, CALIF, TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 1955
Kieet in sunders
Iwspaper photographs not only illustrate a (orv — they must also narrate the story, Jo-Costa, chief photogra-for King Features, told
More Donors In Drive for
Four hundred Trojans have pledged themselves for their country and school and have signed up to give blood this week.
"But 100 more donors are desperately needed if we are to fill our pledge to the Red Cross and get into competition with the UCLA drive," Dave I ——-
White, co-chairman of the Blood Drive, said today.
The Red Cross is taking blood —-c. , in tho basement of the Methodist
ent third annual Church 817 w 341h street be.
course in photo-jour-im yesterday, ures are an indispen-
twern 10 a.m day.
Al! donors regardless of wheth-"LTnf thewriter-photogra- ! er they have appointments should team. Today j report to the Methodist Base-
nunications photography stands on an footing with the printed in news reporting,” said
a «as one of several spe.ik-|ho addressed more than 200
Then the donor is given a shot of novocaine and the blood giving needle is injected. In less than twenty minutes he is up and eating donuts, orange juice and cof-and 3 p.m. every fee wjttl blonde blue-eyed assistant nurses.
Competition High “It's hard to believe you have done such a great service for your country in such a short time," White commented.
Competition during the drive is running high as ROTC units com-
Panel Set Xv^O On Global ~ .
Iree-day course. The photog-jrs came from various indus-schools, and commercial Frederic C. Coonradt, as-! professor of journalism, is mating the event, and Nichols of International graphs is acting as local
Simms, picture editor of Angeles Examiner, talked fhe Language of Pictures," lrthur Witman, staff photog-with the St. Louis Postil, discussed "The Eight He was assisted by Don a photographic lighting st with General Electric. “Lkhting Moods' was explained ft* leisen, staff photogra-Krpith'Liok magazine. George 'ini' ith Minneapolis Honeywell ipkleii "A Practical Approach ^kctronic Flash "
■ Editor's Viewpoint He Editors Viewpoint” was Htnted h' Paul Zimmerman, i :eles Times sports editor: j Kk|s McL ,