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 God
Loves
All
THE UB YSSEY
Good
Little
Thirbugs
VOL. LXVH
VANCOUVER, B.C., TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 1960
No. 57
ANY INFORMATION LEADING to the whereabouts of this healthy specimah would,be
greatly appreciated by the EUS. Which specimen, you ask. Take your pick.; They both
will be in demand now. There is a rumor on campus that EUS is in frantic search for
this refugee from the Buddha's Ball. Once again we would like to make an urgent plea
for any information leading to its apprehension.
Alberta Recaptures
Coveted Hamber Cup
A bigger and > faster University of Alberta five brushed
past UBC's game Thuiiderbirdfe
to return the Hamber Cup to:
Alberta _ for the ninth straight
time iri weekend hockey action.
' Led by Verri Pachal's 4 goals
and 2 assists, Golden Bears
waltzed to a 9-4 victory Friday
night.
Saturday ' night, the Alberta
squad didn't have it so easy, as
the 'Birds bowed reluctantly, 6-2.
UBC's main faults seemed to
revolve around lack of organiza-'
tion and poor "rink sense."
These defects hurt "them both
offensively and defensively. Notably, they were bunching and
they didn't seem to know where
their team-mates were.
The basic trouble can be traced
to lack of practise and experience. Birds are limited to one
and a half hours of ice time per
week.
The UBC power play was extremely weak. They failed to
capitalize on any of the five Alberta penalties and in one 50
second stretch, when the Bears
were two men short, failed to
get a shot on the goal.
Despite being outclassed, UBC
put up a spirited fight in both
ganies,, and produced spectator
pleasing  hockey.
Stand-out individuals for UBC
•were goalie Ron Molina, forwards Glenn Bancroft, Bill Cher-
peta, Qennis Selder and Chern
Singh, and defenseman Les Berg
man.
Molina turned back 53' of 59
shots Saturday night. Cherpeta
picked up 3 of the UBC goals.
i Bergman, -despite wme rusty
skating, showed hustle and a
willingness to bodycheck.
Forwards Vern Pachal, Les
Zimmeli" Austin Smith, Bob Mc-
Ghee, and Al LaPlante, and goalie Fred Lamb stood out for Alberta.
Captain and ex-pro Pachal
picked up 5 goals and three assists on the series.
At the end of Saturday night's
game. Alderman and ex-hockey
star, Frank Frederickson, presented the Hamber Cup to the
Alberta squad.
Novelist Alec Waugh To
Speak On Campus Wed.
.. One  of  the most  versatile literary  figures   of   our   time
comes to the University of British Columbia on Wednesday,
March 9th (tomorrow) to give a lecture at noon in the auditorium. The title of Mr. Waugh's lecture will- be "A Novelist
on Novels."
The author of the 1956 bestseller, "Island In The Sim" is
having three books published
within a year: "Love In The Caribbean," another novel with similar locale to his earlier success:
"In Praise of Wine," a social history of libations and spirits: and
another novel, "Fuel For The
Flame," the setting of which is
an imaginary island below the
Equator in the Far East.
Alec Waugh, a slight, spare
man with a wonderful flair for
making vivid  and  real  the  re-
what he calls a "Scattered life."
Evelyn Waugh once described
his peripatetic brother as follows: "You may meet him anywhere at any time in any sort
of company . . . You may meet
him standing in a crowed at a
baseball match or at a cafe on
the Promenade des Anglais or at
a Jirst night in London or in a
curio shop in Tangiers ... You
will maet him three years later
at the other side of the globe
and he will recognise you and
continue the conversation as
though he were unaware of the
mote places he has -visited-, -leads interruption."
ALEC -WAUGH
Students
Convicted
(USP)—Two negro and one white student were convicted
Monday in Nashville, as a result of non-violent sit-ins Saturday which also brought a call for a nationwide student protest
by the national student association.
The protest was called by the
United States National Student
Association Saturday after the
arrest and treatment of 100 students, some 75 Negroes included.
Negro students have beeen sit-
ting-in at lunch counters, and refusing to move when waitresses
will not serve them.
USNSA represents the student
governments of almost 400
American colleges and universities with an enrollment exceeding 1,200,000 students. Founded
in 1947, it is the largest national
union of students in the world.
NFCUS represents 70,000 Canadian students.
According to the USNSA
southern staff . member, Connie
Curry, the Nashville trial was a
"farce". During the trial, she
said, Nashville police testifying
for the prosecution were forced
to admit that the Negro and
White students on trial were not
actually involved in any disorderly conduct. This evidence,
however, was hot considered in
any of the verdicts.
One of the students-—convicted of disorderly conduct and
fined $10—was arrested ;£fter
the sit-ins when he tried to visit
his friends in jail, lie was told
the only way he could visit his
friends was to be arrested Ipim-
self. "So arrest me," he said.
They did.
A second student was fined
$100, maximum under Nashville
law for disorderly conduct and
resisting arrest. Miss Curry stated that his resistance consisted
of hanging onto the counter in a
downtown store, when a member of a white mob attacked him.
He was. hanging on when the
policemen arrested him. This
was his "resistance of arrest,"
said Miss Curry.
Telegrams deploring the
arrests and expressing sympathy
with the sit-in movement poured
into the Nashville students, the
mayor and the police commissioner,
- Among the schools protesting
were: Lehigh University, Wayne
State,   University   of  Michigan,
UBC Students
To Attend
Seminar
World University Service of
^anad has confirmed the selec-
ion of three UBC students to
ittend the annual WUSC sunv
ner seminar in Israel.
Thel are Ruth Kidd, Law II,
Derek Fraser, Law I, and Gra-
nam Walker, Law I.
The seminar will commence
in late June. It is intended to
enable senior students to observe
and better understand the situation and problems of Israel.
Topic of the seminar is: "Israel—Drama of Return and Re-
zonstruction."
Rutgers College, University of
Washington, Washington State
College, University of Texas,
Xavier University and the University of California at Berkeley.
By  Monday  afternoon  stand-'
up protests had been planned by
the University  of Chicago,  Lehigh,   Rutgers,   and   University
of California at Berkeley.
'"Waldorf
Education
Discussed
Dr. Hermann von Baravalle,
noted Austrian educator and
author, will give a lecture entitled "Waldorf Education and
the Humanities", today at noon,
in BU 202.
Waldorf Education stresses the
complete, organic integration of
art and science. It is geared to
a deeper understanding of the
^motions and soul. The teachers
plan together, to integrate all
subjects. The same teacher carries one group of pupils for a
period of from three to five
years. The system develops a
deeper relation between teacher
and pupil. The child forms his
own course notes, out of a strong,
natural love for the subject matter.
'tween classes
BROCK MANAGEMENT
Students interested in serving
on this committee see Co-ordh>
ator before Wed. noon. Interest,
not experience, is required.
* *   * t
COMMONWEALTH  CLUB
Free speaker and film om
Ghana noon today  in Bu.   102.
* *   *
CIVIL   LIBERTIES   UNION
Annette Rubinstein speaks on
"Man's Equality in Shakespeare
and Woman's Too" noon today
in Bu. 203.
* *   * '    |    !
INTERNATIONAL  HOUSE
Election speeches noon today
in  I.H.,  election Wed.
GRAD  STUDENT ASSN.
Nominations close today, send
to Box 53, AMS. Undergrads
planning to enter Grad Studies
are elegible.
* *   *
CCF
CCF, there will be a general
meeting of the CCF in BU-218,
at noon, today. Topic: Constitutional amendment, provincial
convention, discussion group. T/HE    UBYSSEY
Tuesday, March 8, 1960
PAGE TWO
~~W£ U8YSSM' llTTERS TO THE EDITC)RTcLAssiFilDl
Authorized as second class mail by Post Office Department, Ottawa
MEMBER CANADIAN UNIVERSITY PRESS
Published three times a week throughout the University year In Vancouver
by the Publications Board of the Alma Mater Society, University ol B.^.
BflUtorlal opinions expressed are those of the Editorial Board of The Ubyssey
Sd not necessarily those of the Alma Mater Society or the University of B.C.
Telephones: Editorial offices, AL. 4404; Locals 12, 13 and 14;
Business offices, AL. 4404; Local 15.
Editor-in-Chief: R. Kerry White
.    Associate Editor ......Elaine Bissett
Managing Editor Del Warren
News Editor  John Russell
C.U.P. Editor Irene Frazer
Club's Editor Wendy Barr
Features "Editor _•■  Sandra Scott
Head Photographer Colin Landie
Photography Editor Roger McAfee
Senior Editors: Morley D. Shortt, Al Chernov
T- Reporters  and  Desk:   Ann Pickard, Ernie Harder,
n Fred  Fletcher,  Mike Hunter, Dieter Urban, Diane
■ Greenall.
How many faculty members have been foolish enough to sign
the Atom petition circulating the University at the present time.
Two and a half hundred, as one newspaper suggests? Three hundred by now, perhaps? Who knows, except the sponsors. It doesn't
matter one whit whether one or one housand people signed the
-piece of paper; what does matter is that too many people outside
the University.have the_Ldea. that this petition represents the University as a whole/ and not the small section who have actually
had anything to do with jt.
A university is a composite body—we pre told this at convocations and 9th?r official fc$:asfcpns—and anybody who says that
something jsurpqrts, to. bq ..representative of that body is presumably making* a serious statement that may be taken at face
value by thq people whp read such a report, wherever it is
printed^ ev#n in !«&. tainted joyrnals that are published in Vancouver. By what right, then, are the newspapers allowed to print
these presumable press releases?
Most certainly it is not the opinion of the University that
Canadq should disaccoctate herself from the nuclear manufactory
and, storage, Anybody, who suggests that it is, is telling a lie.
The truth is that some members of the faculty and the senate
(true?) want the general public to think that this is the opinion
of the University. Nobody has actually asked: the University what it
thinks of the matter.
If the matter were put to the University in its proper light,
very few people ,wog.Jd -be prepared to sign away their right
t« defend themselves, from nuclear aggression. Nowadays, only
fa^Js and saints thinkJhat turning the other cheek is as good a
way os any of defending, themselves, and I have yet to meejf
any saint on this campus.
I repeat: At the present time, this petitt«a in no way represents the opinion of the University of British Columbia.    —P.C.
LETTER
I
Dr. Norman A. M. MacKenzie,
President,
University of, B,C»>
Dear Sir:—
You can feel justly proud of
your student body and staff.
Once again they have demonstrated in a most tangible manner their appreciation of their
responsibilities as members of
a society whichnas the welfare
&£ their fellow-man uppermost
in their day-to-day existence.
The attendance at the Spring
Blood Drive, while below the
goal set by the student body,
was most gratifying and did
|nuch to help us aid the patients
in the hospitals which we
serve.
The net collection ampunted
to 2306 pints of blood, sufficient to meet the need for a ten
day period.
We are most grateful for this
continued support of the staff
©f the University of British Columbia, the student committees
and especially thankful to
those who so generously donated their blood.
W.  H.  Chisholm,
Blood Donor Panel
Organizer,
Vancouver   Branch,
The Canadian Red Cross
Society.
Ubyssey,
Editor,
Dear Sir:—
The Film Society is again
presenting a film for the so-
called benefit of first year English students. "Huckleberry
Finn," which I expect, was imported from Byzantium at a
tremendous cost (that of course
is why the price has been
raised to fifty cents) will be
featured.
If you remember, the admission was also .raised for that
"priceless" showing of--~"Anna
Christie." Even the "King" and
the "Duke" were above a farce
such as that one.
I strongly suggest we need
the old adage, once bitten twice
shy, and'Stay away from this
gem, which undoubtedly is just
one more ancient reel resurrected from the celluloid compost heap, and we are once
more being set up as the credulous "marks" of Filmsoc.
J. L. Powell
Arts 1.
Last, day for nomination for
Graduate Student Association
executive. Under> graduates
who plan to be registered in
the Facility of Graduate Studies next year are eligible. 9
positions cure open—President,
2 Vice-presidents, Secretary,
Treasurer and 4 officers. Submit nominee's written consent
and 4 seconders signatures to
Box 53. Brock..
The Editor,
The Ubyssey,
Dear Sir:—
Apparently one of our more
astute members of the Legislature has made the suggestion
that the Arts Department of
U.B.C. be removed to Victoria
College.
As most students will acknowledge this is a ver wise suggestion. We are not out here to
soak up general truths, but to
receive a vocational training so
that at the end of five years we
may win the favor of the rulers
of North American corporations and be accepted into their
ranks. Since the "organization
men" mould our universities
and dictate the goals of most
students, may I hereafter refer
to these capitalists as "Our
Fathers", out of humble reverence?
Just the other day I was in
the Personnel Office for an interview with one of Our
Fathers and he assured me that
the Arts Dept. was no longer
valuable to the corporation.
"We do not want liberally educated students", saith this Lord,
and I trembled at his omnipotence. Then he went on to say,
"we are looking for that well-
trained student who is cooperative and able to fit in with a
management or research team;
men who will be loyal to the
company, for 'I am a jealous
god'." Happily most students
obey Our Fathers and' regard
the Arts Dept. with contempt.
But there are some students
who still live in the past. One
fellow I talked to recently
made the ridiculous statement
that higher education is an end
in itself—believe it or not. This
fool continued to babble even
after I informed him that Our
Fathers had declared an arts
education obsolete.
That is a serious kind of delusion to hold. It is dangerous
to digress from the practical affairs of business and industry
in those arts courses. Dreadful
as it may seem, at times arts
students question the divine
authority of Our Fathers and
contemplate heretical ideas
such as private research, moral
values and even the possibilities of a meaning for existence
apart from the corporation. We
must stop this non-conformity
and non-profitable learning; it
is blasphemous.
I am proud to say that many
faculties here are setting a fine
example in the crusade to eliminate liberal education. The
Faculties of Applied Science
and   Education,   to   name   just
varsity
theatre
4375 WEST 10TH
March, 8*h, - 12th.
Ian Carmichaei, Alastair Sim
In The Riotous  Comedy Hit
"Left, B&*h]t and Centre"
S:20"p.'m;'      """"
— PfcUS —
Straight frpm. Paris!
"Felies Bergere"
'7:30 'p,hi.'   '
technicolor
Starring  the   International
sj*r of Belief:     "*'
"JpANMAjiRgf"
Qnet Complete Show Com-
'i^^n''cij^';'at,^i3ff/.p.m,;"
SBFUVttBh
two, are to be commended for
their ceaseless efforts to serve
Our Fathers in spreading company philosophy and conforming to the goal set before them
of serving the ends of industry
and big business.
But I now appeal to the other
students who still believe in the
old-fashioned idea of an intellectual community to "turn
from their evil ways" and acknowledge the sovereignty of
Our Fathers.
It is very encouraging to
h'ear evangelists like that MLA
spreading the 'gospel of technology and conformity. But let
us do our part. In the name of
Our Fathers and enlightened
self-interest I exhort you to
mobilize for the elimination of
the Arts Dept. from the campus
of U.B.C.
In closing, Mr. Editor, may I
quote Eivind Berggrav just to -
be unpleasant? ". . . to a large
extent, all over the world, higher education floats rudderless
on the changing tides of force"
(Man and State).
If that lost ''rudder" happened to be the Arts Dept., the
joke would certainly be on us,
would it not?
Michael Boulger,
Arts IV.
LOST— Gamma Phi Beta
sorority pin between brock and
the library. Please phone LA
2-6263.   Reward.
INFORMATION — One bedroom apartment in university
area. To be vacated around May
1st. Phone: Clark, RE 3-0047
after 5:00 p.m.
WILL BUY—Physical Chemistry, 2nd edition. W. J. Moore.
Evening, MU 5-5977.
LOST—Two brand new $10.00
bills folded together, at bus stop,
Thursday. Badly needed by
Roger at CAstle 4-5204.
LOST—Latin dictionary, grammar, and book of poetry. Finder
please turn in to college shop
or phone TR 2-2342.
Will the persons who mistakenly took the wrong coats
from the check-booth in the
Armouries Sat. nite please
leave your name and phone
no. in the AMS office. A full-
length black ladies coat and a
men's beige raincoat were left
behind. Please claim the coats
and return the ones taken.
EDITORIAL   BOARD
POSITIONS
Applications for editorial
board positions on the UBYSSEY ar enow being accepted.
A reminder is given that these
positions are open to any student. Deadline for the submission of applications is Friday,
March 11.
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THE    UBYSSEY
PAGE THREE
WCIAU Crown
To Swimmers
By DIETER URBAN
UBC swimmers led the B.C. athletic attack in Edmonton
this weekend, outscoring second place University of Alberta
by more than 50 points.
The local Varsity wrestling
squad clinched a second and
UBC's volleyballers managed
only a fourth spot in other
WCIAU competitions.
The UBC waterbirds stole the
spotlight, however, bringing the
first.swimming title to the coast.
SWIMMERS  CLEAN UP
UBC took seven firsts, five
seconds, and three thirds in the
individual competition, a/i d
went on  to pad  their lead by
SPORTS
SHORTS
The UBC Rowing Crew needs
a cokswain in the 110-120 weight
range. He must be a Canadian.
The Rowing crew will train all
applicants. Interested? Phone
Dave Gillanders, CA 4-0414, or
drop into the Ubyssey Sports
Office.
WOMEN'S BIG BLOCK
There will be a meeting of the
Women's Big Block Club Wed.,
March 9, in the Women's Gym.
GYMNASTICS
Southern California won the
first annual Pacific Coast Intercollegiate gymnastics championships, edging California.
Alex Ross of UBC captured
ninth place in the trampoline
competition, and Dieter Wich-
ert, also of UBC, placed tenth
in the all-round.
BASKETBALL
The B.C. High School Girl's
Basketball tournament, sponsored by the Women's Athletic Association, takes place this weekend at the Women's Gym. Games
will be played all day Thursday
Friday and the finals Saturday
evening.
winning both relay events.
'Birds scored 80V£ points
with Alberta, the nearest rival,
totalling only 29V2.
The UBC squad took the 400
yard medley relay with a time
of 4:36.9; Saskatchewan followed with a 4:56,4 time.
UBC won the 400 yard freestyle relay with a 4:06.9 time
Alberta placing second with a,
4:09.7 clocking.        ,
UBC's Bert Peterson walked
away with the 100 yard butterfly in 1:00.6, and the 200 yard
individual medley in 2:26.5 time.
Bill Sanger of UBC won the 200
yard free-style in 2:32.4 and the
440 yard free-style in 5:56.0.
Bunny Gilchrist took the 100
yard backstroke in 1:10.5 and
Bob Bagshaw captured 100 yard
free-style laurels' with 59 second
timing.
Pete Pellat won the diving
competitions with a total of
408.8   points.
VOLLEYBALL
UBC overpowered the University of Manitoba 15-11 and 15-12
to get away to a flying start.
Trouble came when they lost
twice in a row; to Alberta, 11-15,
and 13-15; and then to Manitoba
7-15, and 5-15.
UBC ended on a winning
note by trouncing Saskatchewan
two games to one.
WRESTLERS   SHOW   WELL
UBC's wrestling team showed
well despite only entering three
wrestlers. A full team consists
of eight men. The Birds were
weakened By injuries to several
key men.
UBC finished with three wins
out of 15 events. Saskatchewan
won 11 bouts, and Alberta took
only one. The meet concluded
the UBC schedule. It is hoped
that next year, two teams can
be formed for competition.
THE QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE
MONDAY: MARCH 14 AT 8:30 P.M.
The Vancouver Cantata Singers
Director: HUGH McLEAN
in a CHORAL CONCERT
The Peaceable Kingdom RANDALL THOMPSON
Four Songs from the British Isles MICHAEL TIPPETT
MADRIGALS  and   MOTETS  from   the   16th   Century
Quartet for Harp, Flute, Saxaphone and Celeste
with  Female   Chorus H.  VILLA-LOBOS
Tickets: Now on sale at Theatre Box Office, MU 3-2311
and at Alma Mater Society Office
$3.75, $3.25, $2.50,  $2.00,  $1.25 — STUDENTS  75c
C MTAI.N \KItX PACHAL i.ii. h-nne his, fifth goal in the University of Alberta 15-6
triumph pver the U.B.C. Thunderbirds.. The win keeps the Hamber Cup in Alberta for
the ninth straight year. For more details see story page one.
Thunderettes Meet
UBC Thunderettes take on Richmond in the first game of the
Vancouver City Finals at Churchill Gym, Wednesday night, at
8:30.
This is the first game of the
best of five series to decide the
team to attend the Canadian
Championships.
3
y For Students Anb Staff OnlyJ
Adventues of
starring
MICKEY
ROONEY
and
WILLIAM
FRAWLEY
The Auditorium
TODAY
at 3:30 and 8 p.m.
50c
WED,, MARCH 9
^Famous British Novelist, Essayist, and World Traveller
Author of 1956 Best Seller "Island In The Sun"
LECTURE jN AUD. 12:30
; The last in the series of noon hour concerts
Debussy Trio for Harp, Flute and Viola
U.  B.  C     PLAYERS'     CLUB
PRESENTS
7ke (jlaAA Kl/lenayeHe
by TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
DIRECTED BY FRANKLIN JOHNSON
WlaMh   10,   11,   12, at 8:30 p.m.
IN THE U.B.C. AUDITORIUM
>>
Tickets:   Students 75c
at A.M.S. and Modern Music
Adults $1.25
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THE      UBYSSEY
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VOL. 1
THE EDYSSEY
'.'.--s*^ VANCOUVER, B.C.,  MARCH 8, 1960
No. 1
Editorial:
The   Mockery
of   Freedom
More heat than light is being
generated by debaters in the
arena of public affairs. The
volume of spoken and written,
iwords has increased steadily
during the first half of our
century. It is unfortunate that
charm of original thought has
not increased proportionately,
but has withered under the deluge. More unfortunate still, and
more alarming, is the "escape
from freedom" which we are
called upon to witness. No sector
of life can claim immunity, and
education least  of all.
The concept of freedom is
admittedly a vague 19th century
one insofar as the modern scientific world is concerned. And,,if
events progress as they have for
the past fifty years then the life
of this concept will soon come
to an end. It's a straight case
of 'if we don't use it, we lose
it."
The mockery of it all is simply
this: we claim it as the cornerstone, the sine qua non, of democracy, our 'way of life", the
home of the free; and yet we
treat it with such nonchalance
that it fades into the mist like
ships in a fog. The only trace
we retain; is the constant re-
; minders which echo from the
horns of after-dinner speakers
. . . exhorting us to make use
of  a  quality fast  being denied
by the machines of those same
orators.
True freedom of speech has
become a mockery when a man's
social and economic life may be
destroyed by the chit-chat of a
cocktail party. In the law courts
our methods of getting at the
truth are crude and cumbersome beyond belief. The oath
should read "I solemnly swear
to give the best answers I can
under the rules of evidence to
such qustions of fact as the judge
allows to be put to me." In our
political arenas there is garbled
debate at best, and the reaction
to outbursts from the floors of
legislative chambers is public
paroxysm  of hysteria.
Locally, it is a matter of some
considerable embarrassment to
.set'out the disuse of freedom in
campus affairs. We have very
kindly put it down. to ^student
apathy," too big a campus." We
have been too kind. Let's face
up to it, the reasons are painfully simple: selfishness and
plain laziness. Time is no excuse,
when in one breath it's "too
many essays" and the next it's
"let's have a coffee."
Prophecy of doom is too old
fashioned to have much effect,
and if the horse is dead don't
kick it.
But the horse is still alive.
Get out and kick it.
foreign Correspondents
Education and  Human  Resources
__ By DR. N. A. M. MACKENZIE
President, The University of British Columbia
The slow, delicate and subtle process whereby the knowledge, skills and maturity acquired by one generation are passed
on to the next is called education. While it is true that each individual is the sum total of an infinite number of stimuli, unordered, disparate and chaotic, which fall upon his senses, the
responsibility of transfering knowledge in a formal and methodical manner is given over by society to its schools and universities. And so, since there can be nothing more important to
human beings than the passing on of their customs.traditions,
and knowledge, it follows that the quality of our education, its
content and its methods, is in a very fundamental way the measure of our maturity, stability and value as a people. Our educational institutions are those agencies which alone ensure that
the knowledge hard won by one generation will be handed on
to all the generations that follow. Indeed, it is through educating that we perpetuate ourselves as individuals and as
nations.
FIVE  MINUTES
From NEW YORK
You may associate New York
with the most forward and
modern trends in education.
The names of Rockefeller and
Columbia University conjure up
vast expenditure in the field of
education. But only five minutes
drive from the great Island of
Manhattan, in the very shadow
of the New Jersey side of the
George Washington Bridge, sits
a little (red) school house that
dates back to the 1890's—its
building; — its methods; its
.teachers, all are of the same
vintage.
The school has seven class
rooms—no gymnasium, no cafeteria, no auditorium no library
(as such) and a very meagre
amount  of basement  space.
The only time the children
have any P.E. is when the
weather permits, and then the
sport indulged in, to the exclusion of anything else, is baseball.
One example of the antiquated
methods used: the first week at
school each child spends some
time learning to print his own
name. This^is fine for "Joe" and
"Pat" but "Bartholemew" and
''Karloyonic " are considered
real "duds." At the end of a
week they can't spell their own
name!
CORRESPONDENTS
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Responsibility of a Nation
From the earliest times man
has wondered over this process
of education, always questioning
it, testing it, reforming it: who
should be educated, to what
level, by whom, for what purpose? There are no absolute
answers to such questions, depending on the social and political needs of the time. If this
process of critical examination
were not going on constantly,
education would run the grave
risk of standing still, of becoming retrograde and so declining.
However, one principle seems to
emerge clearly: the first responsibility of a nation is to guar-
ante for each citizen the possibility Of attaining his maximum potentiality as a man. This
means, in other words, that each
citizen should have the opportunity of educating himself to
the highest level, commensurate   with his   intelligence,  apti
tudes, and natural endowment.
A society is as good as the
quality of the collective mental
energies of the men and women
who compose that society; and
a nation is successful and progressive to the extent that it
possesses human resources
whjch permit it to carry out the
complex arjd varied tasks of
modern society. The physical
world slowly yields its secret to
the physicist and the chemist;
disease, declines through the
patient investigations of medical
doctors; our beliefs, customs,
and mores grow and evolve
through the researches of our
social scientists, lawyers, psychologists and humanists. But
all these fields.-of human endeavour require an ever growing
number of highly trained persons who must spend many years
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THE     EDYSSEY
Tuesday, March 8, 196*
THE EHSW
EDITOR—Fred Walden
ASSOCIATE EDITOR—Diane MacNaughton
MANAGING EDITOR—Diek Pearce
COUNCIL, LIASON—Jane Jeffree
FEATURE EDITORS—Sharon Drysdale
Grant Livingstone
SPORTS EDITOR—Bill Elliott
FOREIGN CORRESPONDENTS
(Continued from Page 1)
Council's  Future
Questionable
Nominations for next year's Education Undergraduate
Council close this Friday at 4 p.m, So' far the response consists of nominations for three of the ten positions. In spite of
■sKorts by council members to spark interest, it appears that
little interest, in student administration is present. A rather
casual hut clairvoyant comment from a senior student, summed
up the situation rather succinctly: "What the hell, most of us
won't be here next year anyway."
One modern note is the kindergarten class—an advantage that
most American states have given
to their preschoolers. Another
bright note — the grade six
teacher took the children on
two very excellent field trips.
One was to the U. N. Building
and the other to the N. Y. Philharmonic concert in the Carnegie Hall. Those who were lucky
enough to make the baseball
team were taken to a World
series  game  in New  York!
Apart from these bright
spots the children drudged along
each day, learning long lists of
True, less than half of the
present enrollment will return
to the college next tell, the remainder will fill teaching positions throughout the province.
ONUS ON STUDENTS
Thus the onus falls upon students, generally junior classmen,
■who will be pn campus next year
with approximately two thousand education students making
up one-fifth of the entire University student body.
It is agreed upon that the college desperately needs a fune-
tional Students Council which
ean effectively co-ordinate the
activites throughout the winter
Session* and which can inform
the education students of the
major campus events sponsored
by the A.M.S,
The problem of .making the
Junior  classmen  aware of  the
need for council members for
the following year has been, and
will continue to be, one of the
most provocative obstacles encountered by each Council. Invariably it is too late when people realise the need. The comment is always: "If only we had
known about it sooner."
We are all very busy at this
time of year; everyone states
with labored emphasis how
much work he or she has to do
by April. We must evaluate our
position now. We must view our
objectives in perspective. Are
we really working toward the
goal enunciated so smoothly on
our lips or are we merely shirking the responsibilities each of
ua must earry in our society.
The future of our council lies
entirely in your hands; as the
motto states: it's up to you.
Annual Workshop
The vital role of human relations in education was the central theme of the third annual
student-teachers' workshop yesterday. Sparked by the enthusiasm of B.C.T.F. Assistant Secretary, Stan Evans and other officials, the two-hour discussion
groups preceded a dinner in
Brock Hall. Emphasis centered
on the role of the teacher's relationships to Staff, Principal,
Parents, and Community.
Following one of Foods Services' finest dinners, Mr. Reginald Cox, President of B.C.T.F.
presented a few brief but extremely refreshing remarks.
Dean N. V. Scarfe graciously
thanked all participating members. It was truly an informal
affair, much to the delight of all,
concerned.
drills and times tables. We find
this a little dismaying and we
begin to realize that even if we
come from Vancouver (where
is that?) we can be proud of its
forward moving educational
system.
DOORBRAAK
IN  HOLLAND
UTRECHT
Dutch high school teachers
are now compelled to take one
year  of pedagogical  courses!
Until 1955 the requirements
were a diploma equal to a B.A.
for teaching grades 9, 10, and 11
and a Ph.D. for grades 12 and
13. In neither case was any training in education required. The
result was that many high school
teachers lacked the skill and understanding of adolescents needed to bring about interest on the
part of the pupils.
The standard of teachers has
always been high in Hollaned,
and the fear expressed by the
Ministry of Education that it
will be difficult to raise the
training from one year to two
years seems justified. Most people finish their university education in 6 or 7 years, and it is
requiring rather much if the
teacher-training is increased to
two years. Such a requirement
can only be imposed if the intellectual training is diminished or
if teachers salaries are increased
to compete effectively with those
in industry and commerce.
Behold: The Visual Aid
U8C Mm Predicts Heredity Controls
.. . with apologies to Southey's — Bfettle ef Blenheim
It was a summer evening,
The I.B.M., it's work all done,
3to«d quietly at his station
Reflecting with a hum;
And near him sported on the
mart,
His little grandmachine Rabart.
He saw his sister Vacumette
Roll something large and
round
Which she beside the ass^nb^y
line
In, cleaning there had found;
He pulsed to know what she had
found
That was so large and smooth
and round.
The I.B.M. processed ttie thought
As Vacumette stood by;
And with a whirring humming
sound
Produced   the   answer in his
eye
A twentieth Century skull
blinked he,
That helped to make our Tech-
niciety.
Then Robart's brain began to
whirl
_ As.onbis dialed face the voltage rose;
And little Yacuumette, stood, by
With wonder flashing in each
electronic eye;.
"Oh punch out please upon you*
cardex face,
The history, .of this- ill-fated
Twentieth-Century race."
"It seems that Men of Science,"
blinked, the I.B.M.
"Convinced,the larger, ill-adjusted mass of men,
That they should use a little
chemistry
To fix the errors of their ancestry,
For with just a little tampering
of the genes
Promised they would be as good
as most machines.
"And so the Twentieth Century
race began to rise
Above a mere irrational, passionate, human khtd;
And soon a type of foabe*was
. formulated
That even  in the incubation
stage was I.Q. rated;
No longer was there any element
of chance
That men would be the unfortunate offspring of Rom-
. ance.
Now    little    Vacuumette stood
quietly by
A faint flicker caused a spark
in her electronic eye;
And Robart's gyro seemed to let
him sway
For just an instant, in a kind
of human way
That caused the I.B.M. to blink;
"If only Twentieth Century man
had tak^O time to think."
—-GEORGE SAYCB
News item: "And now with
the return to college of some
1000 student teachers, the
teachers in the Vancouver
School District may again partake ol the* facilities offered
them by various Visual-Aid
establishments."
"What in tarnation is this
Visual-Aid?" queried the unenlightened Engineer, elevating his
blaodrshot see-alls from his slide-
rule, as he was about to be., oust;
ed .from a room in the Engineering Building that was rapidly filling up with Math. 203 students.
Good Friend o£ the Red-Sweater Order, and all persons, both
in and out of sweaters, let here
be defined, The Visual Aid. It
is an established rule that every
lessson be made interesting for
the child. What teacher would
dare to tell her grade three's
that teeth are to be brushed up
and down? She must, of course,
bring into the classroom 45
basins of water, 45 colored toothbrushes, and 45 tubes of all the
toothpastes produced and show
them. THE CHILJJ MUST SEE,
MUST SMELL, TASTE, HEAR,
MUST BE A PART OF HIS
LEARNING.
Being an orderly persoft herself, the teacher has instilled this
trait, along with politeness and
regard for other people's property into her class. Therefore,
after the lesson, as could be .expected, every basin of water will
be carried intact to the sink at
the back, each tube of paste will
be quietly recapped, ,and every
little tootbbrush wljl be wrapped
carefully and taken home. Junior will be. able to go home and
say, "Ha, today at school we
made finger paintings. Oh yeh,
and tomorrow we're giiiin a new
teecher."
It is a rare social-studies teacher, indeed, who does not have in
his home-museum a moth-chewed Indian scalp, a pickle jar of
Australian sheep intestine, a cup
of eleven-year-old turtle soup
from the South Seas, and the
Red cross label from a rescue
pack that had once been around
the neck of an Alpine St. Bernard.
The good science teacher has
in his visual aid repertoire at
-least, three inside-out snake-
skins, a chunk of fur taken from
the backside of an escaping
chimpanzee, a stock of celery to
show water transportation, and
a slightly dehydrated Avocado
plant jammed in the neck of a
milkbottle.
BUT THE LANGUAGE ARTS
TEACHER—She is the epitome
of the Visual Aider. Junior will
never know if "i" follows "e"
except after "c" if the two little
bunnies in the puppet show don't
tell him. The yellow cardboard
duck who lifts his wings and
flaps "I AM DUCKY WUCKY.
HOW MANY WORDS CAN YOU
THINK OF THAT SAY "U"
THE WAY IT SOUNDS IN.MY
NAME?" is an essential part of
his schooling.
Well, Red-Sweatered Friend,
do you now understand the term
Visual Aid? If you are still in
doubt, would you direct yourself
to the Redington Reference
Room on the second floor of the
library. Once there, locate any
one of a large number of dictionaries and following the instructions your grade four teacher taught you on the pretty orange chart, look for the VISUAL
AID. The chances are you'll find
it says—"involving the sense-of-
sight devices used m teaching."
The
Muddy
Pond
by ELIZABETH MOTT
Teachers overloaded
Because English teachers in
B.C. Schools have too much
paper work, too many extracurricular activities to supervise,
and too many pupils in a crowded timetable, the amount of time
the teacher can spend marking
and correcting each student's
work is extremely limited.
This may seem such an insignificant point at first glance;
however, upon closer scrutiny a
vital weakness in our educational system becomes evident.
The limited marking time of
the English teacher promotes the
setting of strictly objective examinations throughout the school
year. This accomplishes two
goals: it provides frequent tests
and it reduces the marking time
to a minimum. What it does not
do however is cultivate the student's ability to set his thoughts
down in an organized and meaningful manner. The student
learns to write short, true-false,
one-word, or multiple-choice answers; the paragraph remains, as
it has done for years, the abhorred burden of the secondary
school student.
Freshman unprepared
When the high-school student
arrives on the campus as a
freshman, he is immediately confronted with the plague of all
first-year students — the essay.
His exams in almost all his subjects call for organized answers
in paragraph form. So he must
begin, in some cases from scratch
to learn how to write proper
paragraphs and essays.
To be held up in the mechanics of English in first or second
year has proved to be one of the
most harrassng obstacles of the
junior classman. How many students have you met who have
said: "I knew the work but just
couldn't get it down."
.. And so the story goes, the
student graduates, finds a job,
raises a family, and his children
attend grade school where our
story began. It is not always the
same story in every instance
since many external factors influence the road which the student follows. Intelligence, family environment, interests,., to
name only a few, determine, to
a large extent, where the student places among his peers.
Complications
The pond in which the above
account takes place is clouded
further by the fact that the home
is often unaware of the school
aims; and programs. Some cases
reveal these two influences on
the child's life working in opposite directions. Frequently lack
of information and misunderstanding on hand is pitted
against traditional determination
on the other. Rare is the case
where both parties sit down and
"talk the situation out."
To higher ground
So here we are, educational
colleges vainly attempting to
keep up with the demand by
society to supply trained personnel; industry screaming for
more specialized graduates; business administration claiming executives have not a well-rounded
background; and families complaining that father never spends
any time at home.
Where do we look for a solid
footing? Which direction do we
turn our efforts? What philosophies should we adopt in order
to  realize   our   objectives? Tuesday,, March 8, 196ft
THE     SDYSSEY
PAGE THRESH
Confused  Reactionaries
DEAN NEVILLE V. SCARFE
"Such weaknesses as there are in schools today are due mainly to pressures outside the
sehool and are not primarily the fault of those who work in the school system." For a long
time now the outside pressure for quantity in education, for providing secondary education
for all, has been far greater than the pressure for quality in education. Teachers, in fact, have
fought a losing battle against pressures to reduce the quality of education.
.   PANEL DISCUSSION
"Class Education or Mass Education"
British - North American Universities
MODERATOR: Dean Geoffrey C. Andrew
Progressive education, which has influenced our schools
to a small extent only, is and always was a quality education not
a quantity education, and the strange thing is that the reactionaries
of the present decade have attacked the very system that was
devised to produce quality education but was prevented from doing
so by weaknesses in society. The reactionaries should have attacked the general public whose materialism has confused quantity
with quality.
Teachers have fought to maintain ethical and moral standards in schools and have been defeated by the kinds of ethical
and moral standards maintained by outside society in business,
industry and by the materialistic culture of our times.
The public insistence on quantity of education rather than
quality was accompanied by a shortage of highly qualified and
highly dedicated teachers. Other occupations have been more
remunerative, and more attractive because under less public pressure. Furthermore, there has never been enough public insistence
on the quality of its teachers. The political and social demand
lias always been to keep the schools open, never mind who were
placed there as teachers. Until the public insists that its teachers
must be far better trained than they are now and until the public
insists that the training institutions and universities do a better
f»b for teachers than they do at present there will always be weak-
Besses in the teaching profession, but we cannot blame the teachers of the Colleges of Education for these weaknesses.
If we prefer to employ an inadequately trained surgeon to
do an operation we cannot blame the surgeon if the patient dies.
He probably did his very best with the training at his disposal.
If we employ an inadequately trained architect or house builder
we cannot blame the architect or the house builder if the house
falls down. We must blame ourselves for not hiring more competent and always, of course.more expensive help.
Many of the outsiders who have criticized education in re-
eent years have been activated by very genuine and sincere mo-
fives but they have rarely been clear what is meant by "good education." So often they have confused good education with a training which is purely academic and rigidly bookish. They have confused instruction with education. They have assumed erroneously
that communication of information is a teacher's most important
task.
Good education is by no means purely academic or intellectual. It is much more than that. Quite often rigid academic
work is the negation of good education. Just as much thinking
goes on in immediate practical occupations as in the "remotely
academic. A practical engineer has to exercise his mind as effectively as an abstract physicist.
Many of the critics also speak as if all students were mentally endowed with very high intelligence and so they insist that
all students should be required to perform as if they we're highly
academic and highly intelligent. Other critics claim that vocational studies are not educational, implying that practical education is trivial or easy, but forgetting that academic exercise can be
equally trivial, and abysmally arid. Excellent education is not
destricted to or the prerogative of any subject or way of life. The
world needs excellent plumbers just as much as it needs excellent
Shilospphers. Unless both are excellent neither our pipes nor our
ideas will hold water.
EDUCATION AND HUMAN RESOURCES
(Continued from Page 1)
SaHf4
and
Whimper*
Baubles, bangles, and eool,
cool beads. Eliot, T.S., probably
didn't have quite these items
in mind, but he did have the
lost stick of dynamite clearly
about him at Wasteland time.
North American history is the
story of a dynamic surging vitality in every sphere of human
activity. Has opportunity as the
best security let us down? Or
have we failed to meet the challenge of the pace it set.
Education and educators are
plagued with demands to establish' (or return) to a static, colorless pattern . . . the good old
daze ... gt the very time when
every energetic idea needs to
be exploited in an energetic atmosphere. Progress seems to be
the order of the day, change the
yardstick . . . yet these are suspect in the hands of educators
determined to increase the vitality of their fields of learning.
Education is never a product;
it is always a becoming ... a
truly educated person is one
who is constantly learning. The
whole process involved is a
denial ef the static,,the unimaginative, the stereotype. Education must preserve life. It too
must grow.
PANELISTS:     Dean  Neville  V.   Scarfe
Dr. C. A. McDowell
Dr. C. Verner Collie
Prof. A; Earle Birney
" Under the auspices of the VANCOUVER INSTITUTE
Saturday, 12 March, 8:15 p.m. Room 106 Buchan
OPEN TO PUBLIC NO CHARGE
THE SYMBOL
at universities preparing them-
flC&es,:'■'The growth of human
knowledge over the past four or
Hve decades has been outstanding and unparalleled in history.
Aind yet, vast new fields of
kuman endeavour now only
Imagined by small groups of
specialists-will open up within
our own lifetime,  and they  in
turn will make their own demands on our reserves of trained
men and women. There is then
a basic and ever growing de->
mand by society for the products
of oux universities which we
cannot avoid if we are to continue living at our present level
and m the kind of world w»
have fashioned for ourselves.
JOSEPH KATZ
Professor of Education
The theme for this year's
Education Week is significant
for all Canadians. It is especially significant for the student
enrolled in the University. This
significance derives on the one
hand from the potential of the
student, and on the other from
the promise of the University.
Together they represent the future.
The potential of a student is
to be found in his attitude toward those values which constitute the ethie of a university.
To value truth, beauty, perseverance, precision, curiosity, independence, and the community
of fellowship in work and play;
is to recognize this ethic. The
student who elects to become a
member of the university community says in effect, that he is
able and willing to subscribe to
this ethic for the present and
for the future, in his own behalf,
and on behall of the community
at large.
The promise of the university
for   the   student — as   for the
community — derives from the.
nature of the university.   A uni->,
versity may   be    defined as a
community of scholars dedicated
to teaching, research,   and service, all three of which are concerned with preserving, promoting, discovering, and presenting
what in essence is the ethic of its
community.    To   this   end the
university holds in  escrow for
those students who wish to lay'
claim to their intellectual birthright those   ideas   and   ideals'
which time and title have established over the years.
The routine requirements of
a university jn respect of essays,,
assignments, exercises, examinations, term papers, lecture
hours, degrees, and the like, all
concerned with ideas and ideals,
are but symbols of the underlying ethic which constitutes the
ultimate goal of the student and
the university. This ethic can
only be effective as a foundation for the future in so far as it
makes its impact on students
whose attitudes towards life,
leisure, and labour are shaped
by it.
Man's Creative-Genius
We can and must make the
best possible use of our human
resources. The material wealth
Of this land, together with enlightened legislation, can assure
fipr every Canadian that level
at training which will best suit
Mm. for an appropriate place in
Spciety and which will at the
same time permit him to attain
tte richest and fullest expression
Of himself as a man. Each individual has certain mental and
emotional needs which require
/-Satisfaction if he is to be happy,
successful and stable human
being. Man's creative genius has
put at our disposal large numbers
of ingenious machines which
have set us free from much of
the hard physical toil, and for
the first time in history, we can,
if we will, devote a large part
of our time to cultivating the
mind. The new leisure should
permit every citizen to seek out
new pleasures and satisfactions
of the mind, to discover his own
essence and dignity as a man,
and finally to attain to levels
never dreamed possible.
The Privileged Experience
For those who make the
Choice, our universities can offer
an atmosphere where for four
qr more years the student may
devote himself mainly to entend-
Htig and expanding his knowledge of the physical and mental
world. Through association with
ibjghly trained and dedicated
teachers, he can stretch his imagination, put his ideas to the
test, and grow both intellectu
ally and morally." This is a
privileged experience, the value
of which can be known only to
those who have enjoyed it. It
quickens one's taste for living,
enriches every relationship,
deepens every sensitivity, and
throughout life offers a source
of pleasure and satisfaction to
which one can return again and
again, ,.
MP
^_/T> e.c/t -rt-
"The school board sends their compliments. Miss Plimley . . . and agrees that the public IS
demanding better standards in Science teaching ... however, they humbly suggest we leave
ROCKETRY to an institution of somewhat higher learning." PAGE FOUR
THE     EIDYSSEY
Tuesday, March 8, 196*
Nation of Weaklings?
Why should physical education be included in our high
School curriculum? Since the
recent viewing of an "Educational Expert'' on the local television
channel many questions have
been posed as to the value of
such a course. Some of the standard questions bantered about
are: "We have little enough time
in our short school day for the
academic subjects so why not do
away with such frills as physical
education?" or "Do you know
the cost of building and equipping one gymnasium?
Have we no time for preventative medicine? Today's society
spends millions of dollars annually on resarch in an attempt
to defeat diseases which affect
our  communities.   Evidence  in-
. dicates that the physically fit
individual is less susceptible to
many common diseases. And still
many people are not willing to
Ifrovide two hours per seven day
school week for directed instruction in physical activity and the
development of a general and
specific: level of fitness! Prince
Philip recently sommented:
"nearly half the younger population is already in a state of
Sub-health. The root of this
problem lies in the state of the
: physical fitness of the young
generations and therefore in the
i physical education of the children."
Prince Philip went on to say
that there is a connection between emotional stability, low
physical efficiency, arid delinquency. It is not necessary to
quote research to point out thei
value ol physical activity in the
seduction of nervous tensions or
Strains. Perhaps if more men
were to"vent their anxieties on
a speed bag1 instead of their
wives these problems could be
reduced: (Not the problem of
having a; wife but that of having
excessive tensions.) The problems of mental health and nervous tensions are more acute
now than ever before. It is
increasingly prevalent among
children and adolescents.
Through a varied and interesting program students find recreational activity that they can
enjoy, and can participate in
after leaving school.
The P.E. program has to do
with the social tspect of the individual. While such cliches as
"play the game," "pull with the
team," are suspect in our herd-
conscious society, they do express the fundamental ideas of
teamwork and the citizenship of
playing by the rules. Physical
education, more than any other
single school subject, allows for
personal achievement, and for
sport is the height of their
achievements. The fellowship
one recives from being part of
a team with common objectives
is an exhilaratiing feeling fre-
iquently provided in the gymnasium.
We do not propose that physical education is an end in itself.
Physical education should be
considered as a means that will
enable a person, by virtue of a
healthy body and a high energy
level, to meet the stress of everyday demands and still have a
reserve of energy. A person with
this reserve is more likely to
achieve his ultimate goals, regardless of what these goals may
be, than a person in poor physical condition.
The basic role of physical education is to develop a general
and specific level of physical
fitness in the individual, to develop in students a desire to
participate in wholesome activities, and to provide for. many
an effective means of combatting
nervous tension. The alternative
is a nation of weaklings.
AMAZONS GET BRONZE
Intramurals aren't the Olympics, but if they were, The Amazons from Ed get the bronze
trophy. And it isn't from lack of
keying that we missed the gold,
©ar teams were in every sport
except skiing, and sometimes we
entered as many as three teams
.. . . we love basketball!
Since we didn't come out right
on top, here is our big reason:
practice teaching. This is a more
than mild form of exercise, mental and physical, but our team
sports were tricky when it came
to fielding our first teams . . .
You're right again, reader, you
haven't seen us at our best yet.
Swimming provided the biggest
wins. At present we have a team
in the badminton playoffs, with
Golf and Track and Field coming up.
As an example of the really
tough breaks, we lost a high-
scoring basketball game to "a
sorority" by the score of 7-6.
When it's your second and third
string out there giving their all,
what's a free throw here and
there?  <A: The game!)
But beware. We are very
strong going into the remaining
events, with nothing to worry
about except exams, usual essays, and jobs. We are in fine
mental shape, ready for the
final surge. Barb Whedder, our
Sports Rep, has the girls all keen
and hungry for victory on the
fields of U.B.C.
(P.S.: Girls . . . anyone interested in entering any Track and
Field event, sign up on the Notice  Board  outside Room   117).
LET'S GO . . . EDUCATION!
OF MEN
and MUSCLE
MEN'S   INTRAMURALS
This year Education is making
a much better showing in Men's
Intramurals than has been the
case in previous years. This has
been due mainly to the efforts of
George Zebroff, our Men's sports
representative, and the students
of the faculty as a whole.
VOLLEYBALL EDGED
IN  SEMI-FINALS
Education made a very successful showing in Volleyball
during the first term, as the
Teacher Training team marched
as far as the "semi-finals before
being edged out of competition.
Congratulations should go to:
Larry Grant (capt.), Gerry Glass-
ford, Ed Downing, Wally Russell, Laurie Tuttle and Bill
Blaekaby who made such a good
showing in competition.
INCREASED
PARTICIPATION
During the second term Education has been wellt-represented
in all intramural activities, with
an encouraging increase in participation. Teams have been entered in almost every sport, and
if anyone is interested in these
activities please, check the Men's
Intramural Board for. Information. «...
- Special mention should be
given Gene Ogino, who finished
6th in the Badminton singles,
Gene deserves applause for his
sincere efforts to represent the
Education Faculty in all intramural activity. This is the kind
of faculty loyalty that Education needs.
THE PEDAGOGUES
The Education Undergraduate
Society has a team entered in
the Vancouver and District
Men's Grasshockey League. This
team, -known- as "The Pedagogues," is coached by Don Carter,
a student in Education. This is
only the second year that this
team has competed against top
Vancouver teams, and has thus
far had a very successful season.
CLASSIFIED
TEACHERS WANTED
We have any position open to
any teacher, though we must
insist that applicants be alive,
and reasonably warm.
School—Air-conditioned, automatic equipment throughout.
All teachers have two . secretaries, one for morning, and another. Hours-are from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m., but these are flexible
should top skiing conditions prevail.
Conditions -— Should these
rather stringent rules cause
doubt in the minds of applicants
— we hasten to assure all teachers that we would welcome
suggestions for improving conditions here. Last year we had
one excellent teacher who has
decided to remain with us, because he enjoyed a,new idea of
the Board's. We paid for a Staff
Holiday in Hawaii over Christmas and Easter vacations.
Applications — Just send us
your name and the social activities you are interested in. If
you desire a stipend under
$10,000 per annum, for income
tax purposes of course, please
state.
We have reason to hope that
teachers will enjoy BEAR
SCRATCH, smack in the centre
of little old B. C.
This is URGENT.    Send brochure and two references to:—
J. D. TERMIND,
B.A., M.Ed., D. Paed. (Bar),
Acadia Heights,  Room  404
(left attic)
NOTE:—(Wires sent Collect not
accepted at this time).
PERSONAL
TEACHER, attractive, experienced (six years training) —
wishes to strike up acquaintance
of recent graduate in pedagogy.
Week-end get-togethers, talks,
etc.    Object: Marking.
ACCOMMODATION
REQUIRED
Teacher (new) seeks bachelor
accommodation suited to one in
the profession-' Modest, three-
bedroom apartment, (penthouse
pref.),: decorated in subtle tones
conducive to reflection. View
of mountains essential. Sea-
frontage considered if water and
beach private. No objection to
other tenants if they are interested in philosophical discussions and do not live beyond
their means.
THE      NEWEST      IN
TEACHING AIDS
Make your class a living
experience  never  to
be forgotten !
You, yes YOU, Mr. and Mrs.
Teacher, can now, as never before, motivate your pupils as
they never before been motV
vated! Mass Media Incorporated now places the simplest and;
most effective teaching aid in:
the classroom, with free demon-.
stration, at a low, low price.
"T.  V. FRAME"
Portable, light, plastic frame,
17" or 21". Handle attachment
allows the teacher to carry this
frame about the room with ease.;
Make the scene as nearly-like
that of a home TV- room as possible. Achieve a life situation.,
Merely-hold the frame so that
your face appears 'live' to the
pupils. Testamonials in abundance rave about this simple: device. Shelley Berman claims he
wouldn't  be  seen  without .it!!!.
Order one through your School
Board — N-O-W — and avoid,
those "first few days you.dread
so much." You'll be sorry if
you don't get one — George-
got one— be in line.! !!????
Wjtmxy io  JajdjJl
It has yet to be announced,
Frosh, but wait for it! We are informed that Dr. Macintosh has
been asked to deliver another
speech . . .sequel to "Why are
they here?" To be given sometime in early October, the speech
will be on the general topic,
again in the form of a" question:
"Where are they?"
If Frosh should need it (and
we  are  doubtful), herewith  re
minder of mortality rates in first
year anything. To all red-blooded
bonvivants about campus,
there's always the Summer
School, which, recognizing the
special situation of. freshmen, of-,
fers a short course in Oblique
Sociometrics. This is prerequisite
for field worts among fugitives
from the law of averages, and for
computation of incidence of
Sporadic E in group dynamics.
-    I
EDUCATION FORMAL
HAIDA KIMTAH
MARCH IO   -   9-1
at the Commodore
at the COMMODORE
$1.50 per couple
Tickets on sale now at Education
Building
Tickets on sale now in Education Building
SCOOP
SIKORA SWINGS AT
SPRING FLING
SPONSORED BY THE A.M.S.    THIS TRIPLE-EVENT
AFFAIR  WILL   FEATURE
* A Spaghetti Dinner in Brock
* A Revue of Student Talent on Campus
* Ray Sikora's 16 piece orchestra in Brock
* Three events for SI .25 per person
* Tickets on sale in A.M.S. Thursday
* The Date:
FRIDAY, MARCH 18

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