Daily Trojan, Vol. 47, No. 84, February 28, 1956
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___ PAGE two — Swim Suits Toke On Feminine Look Southern California DAI LYeTROJAN — PAGE FOUR — Opera Department Sets Mozort Concert tOS ANGELES, CALIF., TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 1956 NO. 84 obb Hits Secular ducation in Speech Millar education was scored yesterday by Dr. John Wesley Robb, head of the under- i "aie department of Religion. Ir, a Religious Emphasis Week seminar on “Religion and Academic Life” held in | vWCA Robb said that college students have been conditioned to a total separation ' eious and educational philosophies. ; ——---- "A surprising number of pen- pie feel that religion is an im-•I I portant cultural factor and llllHOrC sorne,hinK that every well I! I Lid » rounded individual should know about," he said. _ "But few have any idea of the I _ „ vital relation it must play to Pi J any educational system.” | IWUI A false interpretation of the doctrine of separation of church TT I I and state has been primarily re-_ I al wm sponsible for this reaction, Rohh I fl M BUI l\ ' hpli<nps- " (lof’s n°t follow that VU" • ■ ■ ■» religion in schools must be sectarian. "In fear of violating our constitutional principles we've gone to the opposite extreme. For the first 12 years of a person's education he is denied the integration of moral and spiritual guid-^7Architect ure, in a | ance wi,h hi* education." soDhy Forum lecture at i Thp P>cture not pm. today in Bowne , *rore;. ho"fpr- - . . I Robb feels the educational temper is changing. He pointed to I recent statements by University [ of California President Robert Sproul that a greater emphasis I on religious and ethical princi-; pies must be placed in early learning processes. “It should not be inferred that j I am against the separation of j church and state," Robb said. J “But our educational systems | I must face up to the realization I j that complete secularism has a j j negative effect on our society." | | Many university instructors are guilty of misleading their , . . ■ ; students, Robb said. It is his opinion of modern archi- ______ opinion that each course should be prefaced by a lecture on the limitations of the methpd, interpretation of architecture, what fans, and why it came In the 19th century be explored by Arthur dean of the of the Mudd Memorial of Philosophy. n* principal point any pe-f civilization people exploit creative capabilities rather initiative. They seek to thf problem of the day with jpriat’ forms and the things have." he said. me of the things we have that developed in the 19th 20th centuries started with idustrial revolution." Dean n said, citing steel con-ion. "The development of ictory is an expression of ■is that "it doesn't mean Vticular look. It means the ljhap? that develops with vtn building problem, the of plan you need to serve a differences identified with idem house, such as large areas, intimate relation • people like to live that CHURCH Students are many times left with the impression that we've figured man out entirely. It just isn't so. But such a large number of instructors are so orientated to secular perspective that gardens, and open construc- \ '^ey cant admit anj other di-are features that evolved | mension exists. Religion has a definitely beneficial role in education, said Robb. "It gives a frame of reference, depth, and a perpendicular aspect to learning. "There seems to be a tendency to write off the medieval period as the dark ages and let it go at that. But that's too much of an oversimplification. It's questionable whether or not the scientific method would have evolved so soon without a monotheistic understanding of the universe," he said. I "It took the concept of an orderly world to lay the foundation tor the method. And just I a.s religion gave a sense of direc-| tion toward ultimate meaning i then, it does the same now." Robb criticized the classroom ! emphasis on denotative teaching, j Too much of the learning pro-I cess comes from dull description. There should be more use of myth and symbol to help put ideas across. Religious faith helps in this aspect to get a broader perspective, Robb said. Religion by definition admits dependence on God. rl herefore it leads to a sense of humility in search of truth. It's impossible to teach an arrogant man, and vangelist ill Speak bout Japan L- S. G. Miller, former taarv to Japan, will the devotional message j* Lenten service at 7 tomorrow in St. Mark’s ,«an Church, 1122 West P'ace. Miller, a graduate of oke College tn Virginia M' \iry Seminary in 'lphia. was a lull time in Japan from 1907 ij“l »nd was engag'd in wtic work. For 30 years i dean of a boys' ^-hool in “°t° "hich had an en-al of over 1200. "K World Wai II when nonaries were lorced to this is why worship makes so DR. GARRETT MATTINGLY . . . Renaissance speaker Attitudes of Renaissance To Be Aired Dr. Garrett Mattingly, professor of history at Columbia University, will open a two-week* residence at SC tomorrow as a visiting professor of Renaissance thought. The noted scholar and author will come to SC to give three free public lectures in tte Arens-I berg series on the Renaissance under the auspices of the Francis Bacon Foundation, Inc., of Pasadena. Dr. Mattingly will speak tomorrow at 8 p.m. in Hancock Auditorium on "Changing Attitudes Toward the State During the Renaissance.” He will lecture on Tuesday, March 6, on "Machiavelli's ‘Prince’: Description or Satire?" and on Thursday, Mar. 8 in 133 Founders Hall at 8 p.m. on "St. Thomas More: Constitutional Martyr.” He is the author of "Catherine of Aragon,” a Literary Guild choice in 1941, and "Renaissance Diplomacy," which was published last year. ] Dr. Mattingly has thre? de-i grees from Harvard University, i and has held Sheldon and Guggenheim fellowships. He taught at Northwestern University and Long Island University before joining the Columbia faculty in 1948. He is a Phi Beta Kappa, and a member of the American Historical Society. He was an infantryman in World War I, and in the Navy in World War II. Jspan, Dr. M'ller re-l° the United States pastorate >'i Elberton, He was one of the Protestant missionaries ^ Japan after the war and ■** in relief work. much sense, he said "Unless education Includes these aspects of moral values, it fails. Religion is vital because it serves as a focal point for bringing together a broader understanding of life AKE PIT' Classics Continue Tonight 1 ‘eerie The a mental inslitu-inmates are huddled K H nit. Then the scene 0 quakes slithering in . liar situation. this succession of scenes pit draws its title ^ bv Twentieth Cen-10 point out the de-renditions which existing mental institutions Sn»ke Pit- w'ill be E t at 7:30 in 133 ■ ** Mav Hand Hhia 4|C#tdttny A vs ard win-i( •svliand. who por-com,nil ted to an a mental institution n--ntnou* breakdown., co-surs. "Snake Pit" is the second of 12 movies in the Film Classics Series co-sponsored by the Delta Kappa Alpha, cinema fraternity, and the department of cinema. This is the tenth vear of the series and "the most successful to date,” according to Barry Kirk, Delta Kappa Alpha publicity director. Ponce Lauded "Our Film Classics Chairman. Ramon Ponce, has done a tremendous job in organizing and carrying through the project, he said The idol of women of the flapper era. Rudolph Valentino, will he seen in the tamed "Son of ths Shiek" next Tuesday night. Econ Institute Wins Award The ScKool of Commerce's annual Institute of Business Economics has won the second place award of The Freedom Foundation of Valley Forge, Penn., for college campus programs promoting the American way of life. The award consisted of $200 and a George Washington honor medal. This is the Third Freedom Foundation aw ard won by the program. Last .vear it was voted the No. 1 college program in the nation and received $1000 and a special gold medal. Lawrence C. Lockley, dean of the School of Commerce was presented with an engraved honor watch. In 1953. the SC institute also won second place among college programs for the preceding >m Official Nol icc Students who expert to complete the requirement* for teaching or administration credentials with the university in June should make application at once. Application forms are available in S.%6 Adm., 8-11:80 Monday through Saturday, and 2-4:80 Monday through Friday. The applications must he completed b.v Feb. ?(* if prompt delivery of Ihe credential is to be made Irving K Melbo, dean School of Kducation Cheating Discussed By AMS By Maxine Karpman I The first men's group to offi-| ciallv discuss student cheating, the Associated Men Students Cabinet, has considered and temporarily shelved the problem. At a meeting Friday, the AMS Cabinet requested Its member organizations to discuss the question of cheating and report back in two to four weeks. "The Cabinet did not feel that it was in the proper position to make suggestions or formulate plans to prevent cheating," said AMS President Bob Gerst. Problems Discussed The discussion of the problems of Integrity was proceeded by a series of events, dating from the Feh. 6 ouster of two men who were caught while attempting to steal final examinations. Last week Dean of Students Bernard L. Hvink commended the student body for its "initiative and interest in attempting to improve the academic environment.” Dean H.vink's comments were ln response to a series of activities dealing with the cheating problem. On Feb. 13, MorW Board published an open letter to the administration commending them for action against students ousted for cheating. AWS Meeting Held The Associated Women Students Cabinet held an open meeting last week in an attempt to seek a positive study of integrity. Amazons, upper division women's honorary, published an open letter to the faculty suggesting ways to avoid future repetitions of cheating. Dean Hyink invited student groups, who have suggestions on alleviating cheating, to present their recommendations to the joint faeulty-student Investigating committee. Problem Considered Gerst explained that the Cabinet considered the problem because the AMS Constitution states that the purpose of the group is lo discuss problems that pertain to the campus and the male students. Final Report The Cabinet members felt that each group should discuss the problem on its own initiative and receive suggestions of their members. When the reports are presented, Ihe Cabinet members will assimilate them into a final report to Ihe investigating committee and Ihe student body. Two amendments to the AMS Constitution were unanimously approved by the Cabinet. The amendments provide for Ihe inclusion of the Men's Judicial Council in Ihe AMS Constitution and Ihe creation of associated cabinet positions. Minister Keynotes REW Convocation REW SCHEDULE TODAY 7 a m.—Newman Club, chapel, Mass and breakfast. 12 noon—Program, YWCA, Dr. J. Wesley Robb, "Major Religions of the World." 2:15p.m.—Speaker, YWCA, Rabbi Lsrael Chodos, "The Resurgence of Religious Spirit.” 3:15 p.m.—Speaker, YWCA, Dr. John Wesley Robb, "Religion and My Social Life.” 3:15 p.m.—Catholic seminar, YWCA, the Rev. Fr. Donald McNeil, C M., "Importance of Religion on the Campus.’ ’ 6 p.m.—Hillel dinner meeting, Commons and lounge, speaker, Rabbi Maurice Pekarsky. 7:30 p.m.—Play, University Church, "A Bucket of Paint." 8:15 p.m.—Feature film. 229 FH, “Martin Luther," courtesy of Lutheran Students Organization, no admission charge. WEDNESDAY 7 a m.—Newman Club, chapel, Mass and breakfast. 12 noon—Program, YWCA, Bob Davenport, "What Religion Has Meant to Me as a College Student.” 2:15 p.m.—Speaker, YWCA, Dr. James Peterson, "Religion in the Life of the College Student." 3:15 p.m.—Speaker, YWCA, Dr. John Wesley Robb, “Religion and My Personal Life." 3:15 p.m —Catholic seminar, YWCA, the Rev. Fr. Oscar Miller, C.M., lecture on “Indulgences.” 4:45 p.m.—Episcopal Communion service, Little Chapel of Silence 5 p.m.—Wesley Club meeting. University Church. 6:30 p.m.—Presbyterian-Episcopal Fellowship, YWCA, Dr. James Friedrich and film "I Beheld His Glory.” 7:30 p.m.—Newman Club, the Rev. Fr. Walter Lan-quille, CYO, "Catholic Principles in Marriage," Rosary and Benediction ln Chapel THURSDAY 7 a m.—Newman Club, chapel, Mass and breakfast. 2:15 p.m.—Speaker, YWCA, the Rev. Fr. Walter Lan- Can I Make Religion Work in My Life." 3:15 p.m.—Catholic seminar, YWCA, "Confessions and Forgiveness of Sin." 7:45 p.m.—Holy Hour, prayer, and Benediction, St. Vincent’s Church, 8 p.m.—Musical program, Bovard Auditorium, Kappa Quartet, Wilshire Boulevard Methodist Church Choir, soloists. FRIDAY 7 a m.—Newman Club, chapel, Mass and breakfast. 2:15 p.m—Speaker, YWCA, the Rev. Fr. Walter Lan-quille, "Place of Religion in Education.” 3:30 pm.—Newman Club chapel, The Way of the Cross and Benediction. Legal Action To Set Status Parents . of constitutional amendments are requested to attend a special meeting of Ihe ASSC Rules Committee at 2 p.m. today in 215 SU to have their offspring approv 'd. “The ASSC Constitution slates that all proposed amendments to the constitution, by-laws or standing rules must be cleared by Ihe Rules Committee Chairman,” said Chairman Joe Cernell. Other memliers of the committee include Senators-at-large Mary l.aird, Roger Sherman, and Dave Gershenson, Sophomore Class President Dick Walker, Commerce President l.eroy Barker. Junior Class President Jim Hurst, and Independent Men’s Representative Greg Taylor__ Famed Author Speaks Today in Founders Friday Last Day To Return Proofs Friday has lieen set as the dealine for fraternities to return Iheir El Rodeo picture proofs, it was announced today by the university photographic department. "Approximately 600 of the 900 graduating seniors have faced Ihe photographers lens during the past six weeks,” according to Jack Towers, department head. Seniors who have not yet lieen photographed are reminded that the deadline is drawing near and lhal they may make appointments for sittings anytime during tiut w«ek. Dr. Russell Kirk, famous author and scholar, will illustrate the true relationship between academic freedom and the conservative principle when he speaks on The Collegian and Conservatism" today at 3 p.m. in Founders Hall 129. Dr. Kirk’s lecture is the first in a series sponsored by the Forum Commit toe. Future lectures tentatively include such internationally reknowned figures as Margaret Meade, anthropologist: Ralph Bunche, American Negro winner of Ihe Nobel Peace Prize; and William L. Shirer, noted author and foreign correspondent. To Illustrate "Academic freedom is a natural right that carries with it certain duties, inside and outside Ihe university," says Dr. Kirk. "I will try to Illustrate these duties and answer the question of how two intellectual powers moi al worth and duty—can be joined." In answering this question, Dr. Kirk will use a comparison the beliefs of two educational critics. Robert M. Hutchins, president of the Fund for Ihe Republic, and T. S. Eliot, famous English poet. According to Dr. Kirk, Hutchins feels Ihe function of a university is lo train the Intellect of the student with no responsibility for his ethical principles. Eliot, he says, does not distinguish the qualities of moral worth from intellectual power. Eliot feels the teacher has the right lo expect ethical quality as well as sheer intellectualism. Recognized Authority Dr. Kirk is recognized as the US's outstanding authority on the political philosophy of conservatism "Conservatism is th# belief thal we weren't horn yesterday, lhat certain enduring moral and social principles must he respected in every age or else we must pay a penalty of social degradation," he says. The greatest examples of this oonseivativ* belief, b« says, <ue the politicians of America, "who use not a vocabulary of conservatism but of new-fangled liberalism." Governor Frank Lausche of Ohio and Sen. William Knowland of California are good examples of this political conseer-vatism, according lo Dr. Kirk. Referring to Ihe extreme conservatives of America, the noted doctor says they are nol really conservatives but Manchesterians, who are advocates of England’s Manchester School of Economists. Schools of Thought The Manchester School feels lhat man’s and society’s problems are economic, and lhal “we can have enlightened intellects only if all men are free with no rectrictions placed upon them,” he says. Dr. Kirk’s conservative philosophy is explained in his latest book, "A Program for Conservatives." His most famous book, "The Conservative Mind," which has undergone four American and several foreign printings, deals with Ihe history of thought. “Academic Freedom” is another of his famous works. "Beyond Ihe Dreams of Avarice” and “The American Conservative Character" will he published this year by Ihe doctor. Official Nol icc Dr. Lindquist Denys Manners, Learning As Faith Substitutes The podium of Bovard auditorium was turned into a pulpit yesterday when a Presbyterian minister declared that money, manners, learning, or personal magnetism will not substitute for religion. "The stars of God will shine for you only lf you embrace love and companionship," lhe Rev. Dr. Raymond I. Lindquist, pastor of Ihe First Pres-bj terian Church of Hollywood, told his audience. "Put character above circumstances. Once you grasp lhat thought, nothing will terrify you. Cause Above Conflict "Put your cause above the conflict. By doing this, you will find someone greater than you, "Make companionship with,all something that's true and good and beautiful. You will be able to go forward with others," he said. Dr. Lindquist, who logged over 100,000 air miles last year preaching and praying with people all over the country, spoke al the convocation of Religious Emphasis Week on "Religion and You.” Talk Headline* RK.W His talk headlined 25 other events to be celebrated this week at Troy In honor of the Protestant, Jewish, Catholic, and other recognized faiths of the world. The Hollywood minister, sometimes speaking gently but at other times with evangelistic fervor, said that by embracing God, we will "manage the terrors of life.” "I once met a young man who was about to be operated on. He was very nervous and panicky. While he was being wheeled to the operating room, he saw a young woman who also seemed nervous and taut. They asked each other why they were scared. "The young man said it was because it was his first operation. The young woman was terrified because it was her husband's — the surgeon’s — first operation, ’ Dr. Lindquist jokingly told his listeners. Money No ubstltute Turning to the serious side, Dr. Lindquist continued with his objections to money as a substitute for the bible. "Money might keep gas in Ihe car, clothes on our backs, but it won’t make you any happier. By the end of the day, Park Avenue folk are just as weary as Sixth Avenue folk." He noted that others try to substitute manners for God, Lord Chesterfield, he said, thought that manners would be DR. RAYMOND I. LINDQUIST . . . opens REW the key to happiness. “But that man was haunted with fear, and died of heartache and devastating emptiness,” he said. Nothing will take the place of religion. It's not enough to know —something else must be in the heart," he said. The Hollywood preacher said, “Just look at all the Ph.D's behind prison bars.” "There is no substitute for religion. You will only discover God when you have the mercy of God in your heart,” he concluded. GAGE FILM Blue Key Dinner Speaker Chosen Blue Key will hold a meeting tonight at 5:15 p.m., at the Alpha Tau Omega house, 725 West 281 b Street. The guest speaker will he Dr. Lee Scott, ASSC president In 1944-45, and a graduate of the SC School of Religion, Dr. Scott is a Methodist minister in Campton and teaches church history at SC. Dues of $2.50 are payable at the meeting," according to Ron Hughes, treasurer. Abe Lincoln Returns to White House President Eisenhower, in a letter to U.S. Sen. Thomas H. Kuchel (R) of California, thanked him yesterday for sending to the White House a print of Prof. Merrell Gage’s film, "The Face of Lincoln,” produced by the department of cinema. President Kisenhower's letter to Senator Kuchel, dated Feb. 14 from the White House, follows: "Thank you for sending me the film entitled, The Face of Lincoln,’ produced by the Department of Cinema of the University of Southern California. I am delighted to have it, and I hope you will be good enough to convey to Mr, McMurray, Mr. Hall, and the others who worked on the project, my deep appreciation of their kindness ln seeing that a print was sent to me. "Mrs. Eisenhower and I look forward to seeing the film at an early date. "With warm regard, Sincerely, Dwight D. Eisenhower.” CHICAGO Students attending the university under Public Law 550 (Korean GI Bill) may pick up Attendance Forms for the month of February starting today. These forms must be signed by the instructors and returned to the Office of Veteran Affairs as soon as possible after March 1. When the attendance forms are returned the veteran completes Veterans Administration form 1996a. The signature of the DU rector of Deferred Tuition may be secured on Ihe Attendance Form now. Elwyn K, Brooks, Office of Veteran Affairs Adlai Fan Bids For Convention A member of the SC faculty may attend the Democratic National Convention in Chicago in July. Russell L Caldwell, associate professor of general studies, has been nominated for a position on the slate of delegates supporting Adlai E Stevenson. If selected, Dr. Caldwell will serve as one of the representatives of the 15th Congressional District. His name has lieen submitted to the Stevenson-for-President Committee of California. “I think it would be a very worth-while experience for a historian to attend the convention." said Dr. Caldwell. "I would be interested in seeing how a convention works at first hand.” Well known around campus for his outspoken Democratic views, Dr. Caldwell will be competing with 11 other people from the district council. Two of his top competitors are State Assemblyman Jesse M. Unruh and Jack Ansley, chairman of the 65th Assembly Dis Intel Council.
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___ PAGE two — Swim Suits Toke On Feminine Look Southern California DAI LYeTROJAN — PAGE FOUR — Opera Department Sets Mozort Concert tOS ANGELES, CALIF., TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 1956 NO. 84 obb Hits Secular ducation in Speech Millar education was scored yesterday by Dr. John Wesley Robb, head of the under- i "aie department of Religion. Ir, a Religious Emphasis Week seminar on “Religion and Academic Life” held in vWCA Robb said that college students have been conditioned to a total separation ' eious and educational philosophies. ; ——---- "A surprising number of pen- pie feel that religion is an im-•I I portant cultural factor and llllHOrC sorne,hinK that every well I! I Lid » rounded individual should know about" he said. _ "But few have any idea of the I _ „ vital relation it must play to Pi J any educational system.” IWUI A false interpretation of the doctrine of separation of church TT I I and state has been primarily re-_ I al wm sponsible for this reaction, Rohh I fl M BUI l\ ' hpli|