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No. «J
Culture, Culture, Culture
This Is
The best ''Arts Week'' yet,!
got off to a sensational star! j
yesterday with the "Master'
Sounds Quartet", but this was'
only the beginning. The rest \
of the week will bring a new ,
event each clay, designed to
appeal to every taste ((here1
are exceptions, of course).
Today at noonhour Dr. Charles
E.   Miller,    a   leading   physicist
from the United States will discuss t.he topical and stimulating
subject,   "What  Price   Scientific1
Advance?"   Dr. Miller is associm
ate    director    of    thc    Applied I
Physics Laboratory at  the  Uni-1
versity of Washington. He will
speak in Physics 200.
His topic will include the
general problems concerning the
neglect of the Humanities in
favor of Sciences, the shortcomings of the educational system
in regards ,to this subject, and
suggested ways for increasing
the number of badly-needed
scientists. Most definitely 'this
will be an informative and
worthwhile talk — and completely free!
Wednesday's presentation needs
no introduction because of its
consistently excellent performances and because of its already well established fame.
The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra has consented to come
once again to play, and will of
course be well-worth hearing.
Thursday wiLl take full advantage? of the 12:30-2:30 lunch
hour with a full-fledged and
fabulous variety show of top
Vancouver cntertaipers. First is
Barney Potts, the ho-ho boy,
who has often been on radio
and TV (e.g. "Harmony House",
'The Cool Pepper Show"), and
used to have his own dance
hand. Barney has played in
many TUTS productions, usually
in coiwdy parts. Another is
Eleanor Collins, also a TUTS
performer and one of the top
entertainers in Canada. She appeared on "Pick the Stars" in
Toronto and is in many CBUT
Next is Wally "Canada's Eddy
Peabody" Peters, the banjo
player, who has his own orchestra and appears, often on TV.
His most recent appearance at
UBC was last year with Barney
Potts at the Frosh Smoker.
(Needless to say, a smash sue-
(Continued on Page 3)
THE  UNDERGROUND  FOYER  of   the   new   Buchanan
Building is seen from the East in this photo by Ubyssey
photog Al Groves.    It is rumoured first and second year
Phys-Ed. types will find it a handy hopscotch practice field.
Buchanan Building Open To Students
Next Fall;  Professors  There  Already
On thc first day of thc 1953-
1959 university session, the
gigantic    new    Arts    building
will open its door to the students of U.B.C.
The   Buchanan   Building,   as
it is officially called, is named
"Arts Week" Upholds
Value Of Liberal Arts
Arts Week is held in order to keep before us the value
of the liberal arts. The professional fields of higher education
can be somewhat definitely defined but the field of the liberal arts is so broad that it defies any precise definition.
Hence the wide variety of events that can be brought, within
the scope of Arts Week. ?
ing ton narrowly to wh*it are
termed the practical attains of
life loaves unexploted some1 of
our finest capacities for thought
Thc aim of education in the
liberal arts is to acquire an
understanding of how the great
minds of the past, and present,
have thought and felt about life
and the pursuit of knowledge.
Of course, the field of the liberal
Arts embraces such a vast
wealth of knowledge a n d
achievement that a student can i
glean but a part of it. Yet that This is so inclusive that it is
part can convey a realization of : difficult to bind into one group
the fullness of man's insight those who have the diversity of
into life and of the greatness of . interests t li a t comprise the
human aspiration. I liberal   arts.    There   can   be   a
much   closer unity  among  those
and for the development, of
those sentiments and appreciations that mean so much to our
human ways. The Arts extend
man's roach beyond even the
i limits of time and space.
Although   culture   cannot   be
who are  engaged  in  specialized
analyzed into separate units by < fk,jds „,• >sU,dv, Those who have
claiming that certain subjects ■ worked to promote an interest
are cultural and others not, ! in 1h(. ]ib(,nii ar(s by organizing
there is a cultural advantage , ArU wt,,,k ;md sjmnar events
that derives from studies that; |UlV(> had a difficult task and
enhance one's understanding be- !
yond  the  limits  of  any  special- ' (Continued on Page  3}
ized field.   To restrict our think- See   "ARTS  WEEK"
after thc late Dean Daniel
Buchanan, once head of the
mathematics department.
Dean Buchanan was appointed Dean of Arts in 1928, a
position in which he served
admirably for twenty yotirs.
One of Dean Buchanan's
fondest dreams was to see the
largest, faculty on the campus
completely housed in ont*
He was one of the principal
proponents of trie plan for the
construction of such a building, for he knew it would help
to bring together the scattered
members of the Arts faculty.
He was strongly supported by
other faculty members, and
the blueprints for this edifice
were iiv his office by the end
ol   ihe war.
Dean Buchanan's dream was
not realized tjntil 1937, when
the first sod for the new Arts
building wa.s turned by the
Dean's widow.
Thi' building is in the general shape of a horseshoe. The
east. wing comprises four
slnreys of offices. This part of
the building is completely
finished, and approximately
one hundred professors and
lecturers moved into their
new offices during the Christmas holidays.
The second unit, lying to the
south .is thc two-storey classroom block. I! is elevated or.t>
storey off tiie ground to aBc,/
for the anticipated heavy Co./
of traffic to the labrary.
This block contains forty
classrooms wiry ing in .-.i.;*-
from 36 to 72 seats, and w:.' l
hanc.le approximately Mi'h)'
On   the  top  of   this  scctk.m,
there   is   a   glass-walled   structure, the purpose of which on'.1;/
a   few   uncommunicative   professors  seem  to  know.
The third unit is the tliea!.o-
lecture block, which contassms
four 100-seat lecture room..',,
student lounges, and four lecture theatres containing fro \
150 to 250  seats.
An architectural masu ■-
piece, the Buchanan Builmiv
is a handsome addition to t-:■<•
campus and an asset to t m
About 2900 students can r>.
housed within its walls at cm.
time; a big step towards V.-<*
attainment of adequate fac/. i-
tics for professors and. made i its.
Regular   news   and   sports   mi'
The  Ubyssey  will  be   found  i .
day on  pages IS,  7 and 8,
The  rest,   of   the   paper   is  •■*- -
voted to Arts Edition copy. Page 2
Tuesday, February 4, 1958
Reporters and Desk:—Wendy Bennett, John Munro, Dean
Andrew, Dean Chant, Judi, James McFarlane, Big Sam, Al
Groves, Unattractive Rog, Fred Ortengren, Food man, Toad,
Septic, Loes (who didn't write anything, but so what), Nick, Bernie
Shananman, Lazybum, John Dressier, Kerry (non-WAD-GOD)
Feltham, Marnie Rogers and six tillies from Merry Brothel Hall.
Let's Make A B.A.
Sputnik Scare Exaggerates
Our Education  "Problem
By DEAN GEOFFREY ANDREW    (Deputy lo  the  President)
The Faculty of Arts and Sciences has always been
the very heart of our university.
The chemist, the classic scholar, the physicist, and the
philosopher are its products. Even the doctor, the lawyer,
the teacher, and the engineer began their training as arts
In size* in diversity, and in prestige, it has known no
equal. But this portion of leadership is rapidly slipping
away. Toddy our minds and our money are increasingly
devoted to the mass production of engineers.
The need cannot be questioned but we must have
engineers, not engineers instead' of,
However, if the Artsman is to meet the needs of modern society he can no longer be an Artsman of the old type;
He must adapt or disappear under the redshirt fbodttde.
This age of specialization has made the general B.A.
degree with its emphasis on a broad education very much
out of date. Tile Artsmaa m/ust become a specialist!
It is necessary to bring B.A. requirements into line
with present needs. Perhaps we should eliminate the general course entirely and retain only an honours program.
This would have the effect of raising standards and
weeding out those who enroll for reasons other than an
Additional tightening-up measures might include raising the passing level to 60f"c and forbidding re-registration
if a year was failed.
Entrance exams should become the basis for enrollment. Scholarships must be made available to all so that
no qualified person fails to receive a university education
due to financial problems.
These proposals, plus others, would place a B.A. back
where it belongs, 'among the most respected of degrees.
If the Artsman is to retain, or rather, regain his stature
he i.s going to find tougher standards and specialization confronting him.
Agonizing reappraisals seem
to be the currently popular
pastime, in education as in
politics. As one to whom agony
offers no positive pleasure, I
find myself repelled by the extent to which the agony has
overflowed the reappraisals
and spilled itself into the
remedies offered.
Post-Sputnik reappraisals of
educational objectives and curriculum are a case in point, We
find ourselves urged to get
more agony back into the educational program; a longer
school day, a longer scho<Jl
year, more discipline, more
science and mathematics for
everyone, a single minded
attention to training the intellectual and accumulating
knowledge; in short, an invitation to use the Russian system
of education as our model.
Now, I would like to enter
a mild caveat, not'so much
with the suggestions taken individually, though there are
some serious omissions, as with
the cumulative effect of the
suggestions and the spirit they
The first point { would like
to make is that I note that the
Russians are beginning to reconsider the wisdom of their
forcing methods it the high
school level. It is reported that
their present program of academic studies is too strenuous
for the good health of the students and should be relaxed
somewhat. Ours is, I believe
too relaxed and might be made
somewhat more serious and
strenuous. But only somewhat.
I have no great quarrel with
the present allocation of time
to science and social or humane
studies in our schools. I do not
feel, that all students should
necessarily   be   compelled   to
. . . Assistant to the President
take more science and mathematics. What I do feel is that
those who are able, shoxild be
allowed and encouraged to
learn and absorb more while
they are studying, and that
various kinds of excellence, of
which intellectual excellence is
a very important kind, should
receive more support and recognition.
Intellectual excellence i s
however not the only kind of
excellence for which educational institutions have been
responsible since the beginning
of formal education time.
Despite Sputnik and the
Russians our schools still have
and should have a responsibility for helping to develop
moral excellenvce, physical excellence, and imaginative excellence.
It is with the last that I am
at the moment most concerned.
The refining of the emqtion3
and the development of sensibility are, and always have
been educational objectives of
the first order and I deplore
the current tendency either to
leave them out of the approval
list or to assume tiiat they are
included in the accumulation
of knowledge and the sharpening of the intellect.
The purpose in teaching The
Daffodils—as one of my colleagues put it a few days ago—
is not to teach people how to
grow daffodils
I welcome the attention that
is currently being given to the
importance of serious scientific
study. I merely want to assert <
that equal attention needs to
be given to serious social
studies and also to the excitement of the discovery and enjoyment of poetry, the record
of human hopes and fears,
triumphs and defeats.
In an age of magnificent
scientific accomplishment it is
at least a virtuous exercise to
ask ourselves "For what shall
it profit a man if he gain the
whole world and lose his own
soul?"—Or in a more contemporary idiom—"What do they
know of.Sputniks, who only
Sputniks  know?"
1958  Symposium UN Not "All Things To All Men
But A Forum For World Discussion
UBC's second annual Academic Symposium gets underway this Friday as 115 students and faculty members head
lor (he Island Mall Hotel at Parksville, Vancouver Island.
Theme for the weekend is "Education at the University
Level," and discussion topics and panels have been selected to
examine critically our academic environment.
The delegates will leave Vancouver Friday on the fi p.m.
boat for Nanaimo, and then travel by bus to Parksville. Friday
evening, a special showing of "Tuum Est," the UBC Development film, has been arranged. Later, Profressor Stanley Read
will give a brief introductory talk outlining the purposes of
the Symposium.
Saturday morning, a four-man panel, chaired by Dr.
Blair Neatby, Assistant: Professor of History, will discuss "The
Role of the University" -— to what extent, il. should conform
with the demands and pressures of the community. .Taking
pari will be Dean. Geoffrey C* Andrew, Deputy of the President; Wayne Hubble, 1958 Rhodes Scholar; Dr. Stuart. M.
Jarmeson, Professor of Economics; and Dr. J. It',. A. Kama,
chairman of the Alumni  Committee  on   Higher  Education.
The delegates will I hen break' up into groups of Ifi to
discuss, in (urn, five topics: leaching methods, academic standards, new course-; of study, the currieulm of lhe specializing
.-■Indent, and -student all dude towards courses and facully.
Each topic has been prepared by a foiir-nian study group,
snarl'.- up of Iwo sludenl-, and Iwo faculty members, mho will
act.   o. discussion   leaders.
Sunday morning, following Ilm last of lhc diseus.mon
periods, a second panel will consider "Science and the Human-
it,ies" Moderator is Dr. Thomas E. Hull, hesid'of UP.C's Computing Centre, and panel members will be Dr. Cyril UeUlmm
-^soeialo iVole-mor of Anthropology; Dr. .Job,, ,1, li, Campbell'
M'olessor of Chemical Engineering; ;,,>d Dr. Malcolm Mc-
'•( !regoi> Head  of the  Dopsirtnmul   of Classic-;.
Al si final plenary session Sunday allernuon, ihe Ssin-
po-a im will, consider reports from each ol the I've study groups.
(I (^ hoped that concrete, proposals and recommendations can
be drafted winch can be passed on lo ihe appropriate body
  I'aculty Council, the Senate, Hoard of Governors or Students' Council.
(Continued im Page ,'!) — See "UblS SYMPOSfI'M"
Tins article on tne UBC UN
(Tub is being written ,for the
Arts Milton of the Ubyssey
for the cogent reason that ()f>'<
of the membership is composed  of Artsmen,
One would think thai it is
the sole duties of the other
faculties to avoid us.
Therefore the purpose of
this* article is fe dismiss the
common fallacy lhat the UN
club is compos-eel of misty-
eyed "one svoiiders" residing
in an ivory tower who think
lhat the UN can be the panacea
for   the   worUI's   troubles.
tUosI of us believe that interna I ionaI anarchs pros>nils a
climate in which there i.s a
greater triwlency for war lo
occur, ami Ijuil internal ionsil
eooperal ion is beneficial hoi h
polil iesi I ly    and    economical Is .
None    of    us,    hosvever,    be
I loses  I hat   tho existence ol  the
II l\ gun ran lees peace or i bat
lhe UN is anything more I h at i
sin expei'inienlal groundwork
for some future system ot
effect ism     internal ional     ordci .
We must remember lhat sd-
though a parliament was
founded     in     Urilain     around
1 250, a cabinet system was not
evolved until 1821, and a
de m o c rati c representative
basis was not created until
Necessity forced four British
North American colonies to
unite in 18(57: we hope that a
similar necessity, through the
increasing interdependence of
nations will, in tht- future,
erealo a united world; but.
such an international order
will l*e lhe product of evolu-
I inn. of experimentation, and
of  trial  and  error.
We nuisl he realislic bv realising, lhal Ihe UN, polil Dally,
is nnihiug m'M'o Hem a forum
for world discussion a rut lhal
lhe nations of the worlrl are
not vol resmly to surrender
Iheir sosmreignl y which, for
some nations, has onls- been
receiil Is    won
Idealism its ids inevitably hi
disilhraoiuiield, and disillu
aioiuiu-nl to pessimism sinrl
c> n inisin; be'! i I hose stale-, of
mind art'- del rimenla I t > the
es'olulion  of  auv   organization.
The UN Club, too, provides
a forum for the discussion of
international    affairs,    for    we
feel that it is futile to try is
convince people of the necessity for international order
when many are not aware oi
the nature of international
problems  and  disputes.
We feel, too, that because no
man nor no nation lives "unto
himself alonV" in this world,
such an understanding of international affairs is vital for
a better functioning of the individual   in  society.
We have to admit that the
eliib has neglected lo an extent the discussion of international, economic and socini
problems, a litl le-piib!nmmo
field in svhich the UN hse- o; on
rol.'llh.'ely successful.-bill Uni-
lack id' discussion has hem dee
to the rlii'ficul! s in ovmems e g
sludenl apathy to lim-m mm ■
cbme   I'mohlmuS.
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Behind   the   Canadian   Bank ;
of  Commerce j
University   Boulevard        ■
Phone   \Lma  3180 Tuesday, February 4, 1958
Page 3
Redshirts Awed By\
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Buchanan Building
At last the Engineering Faculty has met its match! The
Faculty of Arts has finally been given its due position on
this campus. The most conspicuous measure of this belated
recoggnition is the newly constructed Arts Building.
It is the largest faculty building at U3C and surpasses the
Engineering Building by over
2000   square   feet.    Officially
known as the Buchanan Building, this magnificent edifice
contains many new and interesting features of modern design for universities.
This correspondent f o u n d
upon investigation, for instance, that the large open
area underneath the south side
of the building has, contrary
to popular belief, a definite
This area will be used in
succeeding years as the playground for first and second
year Arts students during then*
compulsory physical education
The reader will probably
have noticed the large 4' by 6''
cement squares in the decking.
These were designed and constructed to enable a new sport,
hop-scotch, to be played on
campus. *
these   mentioned    above,    the,
reader  should   not   be   misled
by them.
The Arts Faculty i.s not so
radically tinted that it does
not retain certain conservative
elements. j
As has been already implied,>
classrooms and professors are
still standard tools in the Arts-
man's educational  experience.
Let this lone vestige of the
old system suffice, for no
longer will the Artsmen be associated with the aged and
hallowed shacks of UBC.
(Continued from Page 1)
cess).   Ernie Prentice and Betty
Phillips     of     "Lolly-Too-Dum"
fame completed the group.   He
is   best   known  as   a   singer  of
ballads and she, as a top TUTS
star. (Owing to the popularity
of all five entertainers, tickets
—on presale now-—are in short
tsupply, so  live it  up and  run!)
It was estimated, by assum--This  is really going to  be the
ing   the   average   female   and best!
male shoe sizes to be 7 and 9 \ Remember, tickets for the
respectively, that there will be;Wednesday and Thursday pro-
enough hopscotch squares to auctions are on sale now and
facilitate the holding of men's jselling, quite frankly, fast. All
and women's classes concur- 'proceeds are naturally going to
rently. This should make the!the UBC Development Fund,
course an instantaneou,'. sue- ;<uBc needs it even if you feel
^s^ you, personally, don't.)
Even this area, however, j Every one of these entertain-
will attest the lack of foresight !ing and educating events takes
which has been until recently jplace( urlless otherwise stated,
evident in UBC's-building de-|in the Auditorium from 12:30 to
velopment. By 1968, just lO'j.30
years after the completion of
the building, enrollment will
'be so great that the P.E, instructors may be forced to
hold some classes on the linoleum squares in the library
basement. The present UBC
Development Fund drive may
help to alleviate the situation,
(Continued from Page 1)
they deserve  the thanks of all
who are interested in the pursuit   of   knowledge.    With   the
completion    of   the    Buchanan
Building there will be a much
better opportunity than hitherto
Another   interesting   feature ! for students  who  are  studying
of   the   Buchanan   Building   is j the liberal arts, whatever their
thi?   separation   of   classrooms j special  fields  may  be,  to meet
together in order to discuss
their ideas with # one another
and   to  merge their interests.
This i.s an important feature
of University education because
in such discussions sludents can
Irom the offices of the professors.  Each has its own wine*.
Professors have their off
:n the east wing, and sludents
iheir quarters in the wosi. wing.
No longer will the lazy pro
be    able    to    catch    40! 'H!   more   concerned   with   what ■
winks  between  classes", secure-
he   knowledge   thai   a   lew
is are sufficient  for him | book covered.
Io slin out hi.s door and around   °   sc'1()iar   as
they themselves think than with
wljal  the  professor said  or  the
Emerson defined.
"man   thinking."
; AH, week is directed toward an
emphasis  upon   "man   blinking"
in  the  midst, of the busy, com-
Buehanan 'Buildingf eachh,Iex and rapidly changing world"
;he  corner  of   lhe  hall  to  his
next class.
When   classes   commence   in
prolessor will be forced to do
his sleeping at home and at
The organization of the lines
■of communications will become
all-important. Any of three
routes will be taken: across
ihe open quadrant., through
die southern connecting point
>>: the building, or across the
li op scot oh. area.
This writer, after experimental trips along each would
strongly urge the one through
she building. The other two
'have the disadvantage ol! either
being exposed to the weather
ei   U: the sweaty bodies ot  the
in which we live. Surely this
is a project to which wc can all
give 'our wholehearted  support,
Dean of Arts and Science
Although there are such radi-
: construction innovations as
Thank  You
Dr.   Adaskin
The Arts and Science Undergraduate Society Council would
like  to  thank   Dr.   Harry   Adas
kin   for postponing his   regular
Wednesday noon-hour concert of
French music in lieu of the per- j
forniance of the Vancouver Syne j
phony Orchestra  which   is  tak- 1
ing place thai day in   lhe Auditorium as a part of Arts Week,
There has been in the last
few weeks some malevolent
and insurrectionary mutterings
among the intellectual peasants of our lair campus of
overthrowing the Artsman and
converting the Buchanan
Building into a brothel or a
research building for the study
of the multiplicator of hamsters.
This idea is preposterous!
What would happen to our
Canerican way of life?* What
would happen to our culture
if this foolish notion were
carried out?
UBC would become devoid
of all cultural significance.
The profound and witty inscriptions, which are a source
of inspiration to the drooling
engineers, and the first publications of all aspiring novelists
would disappear 'from the
walls of the library can.
The Ubyssey, that gloriously polemic sounding board of
student opinion would retire
to oblivion or to serving as
lining on the toilets in an old
men's home.
The Brock Hall paintings
would hang undisturbed by
fierce controversy— gathering,
Even Barrie Hale would be
silenced—reduced to the status
of a senile prophet staying
home at night creating chad
with his bare feet.
Vancouver, the newly acclaimed victor in the cultural
footrace with Toronto, would
degenerate into a city of hoi
polioi led by the commerce
men (who wouldn't have very
far to lead) and admen to submissive uniformity of possession and integrity.
The annual visit of the ballet
would be attended only by
renegade aggie students and
executives' wives anxious to
exhibit their furs.
Just imagine for a moment
what the Georgia would be
like on Saturday night without
the parched but garrulous
Artsmen. The waiters could
always shoot craps, I suppose.
Without the Artsmen our
harassed but chaste institution
would have to be defended by
the engineers. Thc prospect of
Russ Fraser defending the aims
of the university in an open
debate with. Wack. Bennett,
would not be unlike the sight
of Ben T»'evino in the chorus
line of the Folies Bergercs.
The   idea  must   go   (no,   no;
abolishing   the   Artsman,   not
the brothel. Besides, the Arts-
men   will,   fight   to   a   fin   de
siccle. —John Dressier
( FA*T»r! FASTKft!)   /W 'x r.mn'r v*ut
...... ?*v^rrt;.M     r«    *m P^O^-umi^^
More  white  bucks,  men's
desert  boots  and  cas .mis,
Opposite   Safeway   rat-king
455(1 W. Uith AL. 2540
1958 SYMPOSIUM   (Continued from Page 2)
Much of the value of the Sympostyn^, however, lies outside the organized discussion groups and panels. The opportunity for students and faculty to come together out of a common
interest in academic affairs and problems was the object
Kathie O'Flanagan and Larry Rotenberg had in mind, when,
largely through their efforts, the first "Weekend Symposium"
was planned last spring. The theme of the conference, which
received strong support from faculty and alumni, was "The
Student and the Academic Life."
The first Symposium was so successful that its sponsors,
the University Administration, the Alma Mater .Society, the
Faculty Association and the Alumni Association agreed that it
should be an annual occurence. Accordingly, a joint student-
faculty Academic Symposium Committee was set up, charged
with the responsibility of planning the weekend, selecting
faculty and student delegates and preparing the discussion
■£ We pick-up and deliver e*rs from U.B.C.
-£r Handy to all students.
The application of electronic principles- to practical
business problems is the vast field of the Applied Science
Division of IBM. It's in this field that the graduate in
Pure Mathematics or one of the Physical Sciences finds
particular satisfaction. Here he is able to apply directly
both the theory and practice of his education to work-a-
day problems. He first is given the opportunity to further
his knowledge through the study of Electronic Digital
and Analog Computors. This training completed he
becomes an IBM Applied Science Representative and
is ready for an interesting assignment.
A typical assignment might, be the solution to a computing problem put to'IBM hy one of Canada's giants of
the petroleum industry. In this situation the Applied
Scientist would consult with the top Chemical Engineers,
analyse the problem, translate it into'the language of an,
Electronic Computer and help interpret, the results.
An IBM Applied Science Representative i.s a
highly paid specialist who must have outstanding
theoretical knowledge and practical ability, he
needs the enquiring mind of an inventor and the
logical thinking of a philosopher. The requirements
for these positions are high but the rewards, both
personal and financial, are higher.
Graduating students and undergraduates will find our
booklet "Look Ahead" of interest in planning a career.
Write for a copy.
944 Hewi  Sireef, Vancouver, B.C, Page 4
Tuesday, February 4, 1958
New Home For Arts
FOUR    LARGE   LECTUflE    HALLS    such as this one
provide the main, 'accommodation  in the  new  Buchanan
Situated on the bottom floor ot th
thev will stu.it from 150 to 250 students each.
eye of some prognosticate
scene through one of the
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fc *
TAKEN FROM a professor's office window on the I'oui'th containing class-rooms, and the far  (west)   wing with  thi
floor of the East wing of'the new structure, this view shows main  lecture rooms,
tho hopscotch ground,  the  norlh side of the centre   wing
Ep      #%A      Lbfi
(MSI   Huwb  Mt.
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eomjir.jp atocW ot i,a:a« Mo<i*i*
44M W. 10th Ave., Vancouver, B. C. Al^ua 15.11
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HlO-s.eat  lecture rooms,
largo foyers, but the  run!
Geophysical   Service   11 rt j
graduate students to fill
domestic aud foreign.
Mr. T. A. Hulbrook, Fiol.
pus February 10th and
m geophysical field  worl
through your Placement [
•m tHfttm -I .Tuesday, February 4, 1958
Page 5
en Nears
[as seen by the observant        structure atop the new Buchanan Building.   (Maybe there's
viewing the Universitv
Indows of the mysterious
a bar here!)
?H.,"-    <-*. k    <;
ST WING contains
lorth end  there  are
1   a  bar will   be  inst
tor all demented Artsmen  will be placed in  the left-hand
one has been  contradicted  by competent authorities.
rn.Ni;    CiivOi .oc; v
111   Corp.   U   loo kin j.;   for
|tion i">n field crews both
ussor, will visit tiie cam-
htorview men interested
[itHments  may   be  made
WOMEN  -   Mondays,   11   a.m.   to  4  p.m.
MEN        Tuesday to  Friday  inclusive,  11  a.m.  to 4  p.m,
APPROXIMATELY one hundred professors and lecturers
have been at their offices since Christmas in the East win.q
of thc new Arts Building on four floors like the one shown
P.O. Box 99
Edmonton, Alberto
A company representative will visit the University
of British Columbia on February (>lh and 7th to interview sludenis who are interested in permanent positions and career.- in the petrochemical  industry.
We are interested in Clicnik'nl Engineers,
Chemistry and Honours Chemistry jjrachuiies for
our Process Engineering' and Research and Development Departments.
Please consult Mr. J. F. McLean, Director of Personnel Services, University of British Columbia, for
application forms and  interview times,
Tuesday, February i, 1958
Shun Elections
Two days before nominations deadline, Neil Merrick,
chairman of the Elections Committee announced that no student had yet filed papers for any office in the 1958 AMS
A JAZZ CONCERT was provided yesterday by the Mastersounds Quartet as the first
event in Arts Week. Highlights of the concert were a frenzied drum solo in "Drum
Tune" and a medley from "The King and I." The Los Angeles group consisted of, left
to right, Buddy Montgomery, vibes, Monk Montgomery, electric bass, Benny Barth and
Richard Crabtree.
Deadline for nominations of
first slate candidates is Thursday, February 6, at 4 p.m.
To be elected on the first
slate are" President, Chairman
of the Undergrad Societies Committee, (Secretary, and First
Member at Large,
Nomination forms are available at the AMS office, and
must be signed by at least ten
active members of the AMS.
They must be submitted to AMS
secretary, Barb Leith; and will
be posted on the Student Council Bulletin Board upon receipt.
A meeting of all first slate
candidates and campaign man-
Next Week
UBC students will bleed blood
next week.
The blood drive will run from
February 10 to the 19th.
Students are urged to donate
blood during the campaign so
that the excellent staff and student record can be maintained,
The bleeding centre is the
Armories during the drive.
The drive is an inter-club competition with the trophy goinj*
to the bloody winner.
As a fraud final* to
Unemployment Wook tho
University CCF Club is
sponsoring «n all-puty debate on "Unemployment,
Canada's No. 1 Problem," in
Arts 100 at noon Wednesday.
Socred chieftain Mel
Smith will represent his
"movement." Don Faris will
speak on behalf of the CCF.
The other three parties will
also be represented.
•m***ma***m*mm^mmammmm**mmmmm  |     ■
kattpfrtwiHfoi jn fto
for |f«d«of«i in th* following fmivwifty cwrsw:
An RCAF Personnel representative
will visit your campot
to interview graduates from the
abeve-menthned course*.
Appointments may be mate ffcr»«»$fc
For information concerning the positions being offered,
ask for the booklet H.
Jack Giles was elected Gentleman of Distinction at
the Co-ed dance on Friday night.'
Kerry Feltham, the Pub Board candidate, was elected
Cherub. That's like a Princess, only a boy.
Jack was very nice about winning. Most gracious.
But then he is the Glentleman of Distinction.  Hmmph.
I mean, if WAD ieels
that Jack is the man for the
job, that's their business.
Of course, some people may
not agree with them, but
that's their business too.
But a job like that has
a lot of responsibilities. You
Know. And if Jack feels
that he can do the job,
Hooray for him. The Creep.
So thanks so much just
KERRY  FELTHAM everybody who contributed
to my campaign. I mean I got tears in my eyes, it was
so nice. All you guys working and slaving, sweating, and
all for me. I want you to know that I really appreciate it.
But I'm not gonna quit. Oh, no. I'm gonna organize,
this time. ^Bigger plans. Bigger contest. Just wait and see.
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agers will be held Thursday at
4 p.m. in the Student Council
office, Nominees must bring
their seconder's statement to the
meeting if they wish them to
be printed in The Ubyssey.
Statements must not exceed 100
Campaigning for the office of
President begins on acceptance
of nomination papers. For all
other offices, campaigning may
begin at 6 p.m. on the day that
nominations close.
Candidates must secure
the approval of the Elections
Committee Chairman, before
beginning their campaigns.
Elections for the first slate
will be held Wednesday, February 42.
Nominations for second slate
candidates close February 13.
This -*late includes Treasurer,
President of MAA, President of
WUS, President of WAA; and.
Second Member at Large.
February 20 is the last day
that nominations will be accepted for Vice-President, President of the -University Clubs
Committee, Co • ordinator of
Activities, and Executive Member; all to be elected on the
third and final slate.
Nomination and election procedures will be the same for
each slate. '   •
Additional information about
the elections may be obtained
from Neil Merrick in the AMS
Legion Cup
Seventeen teams frexn cam*
pus clubs, undergradsjate societies, fraternities and soroities;
will take part in this year's Legion Cup debate competition
sponsored by the UBC Debating
First debates will b<:- Friday
at 12:30. Lutheran Studies will
meel, the Gamma Phi's in Arts-,
103, Phi Delt's and Dei'.a Gamma's will compete in Arts 1.04;
and Law and. Kappa. Sigma's
will, be in Ails 106.
Other teams will be- notified,
of their first debates. The competition is an eliminatios". knockout series, each team i*-bating
until, il loses,
Topic for the first round is*
"Resolved that the weapons of
mass destruction ha'/'-'- contributed more to vvorl j peac©
than has the U.N."
Kaeh speaker will dam-ilm for
i six   minutes   and   will   sstve   a
i  four minute rebutall,
j      Finals will, be held ."a.-srh  "3
\ in  Arls   100. Tuesday, February 4, 1958
THTE   U*.XS**T'
Page t;
'Tween Classes
Cruel Sea" Shown
Three Times Today
"THE CBUEL SEA" presented by Filmsoc today at 3.30,
6.00 and 8.15 p.m.. It stars
Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden,
Denholm Elliott and Virginia
FILMSOC showing "Film and
Reality" parts 1, 2 and 3, and
"The Great Train Robbery" today at noon in the Auditorium.
DANCE CLUB Square Dancing at noon today in the Dance
Club Room.
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DANCE CLUB—This is Latin
American Week at Dance Club.
Join us each noon hour and
have fun.
CCF CLUB  general  meeting
in Arts 201.   All out please!
FOREST CLUB — Mr.    Mc-
Hugh of the Powell River Company will speak on "Marketing
the Products of B.C.'s Pulp and
Paper Industry" in F&G 100 at
The UBC Debating
Union, will hold a "Debater's Workshop" starting
Thursday at 7.30 in Men's
Clubroom. Brock Hall.
President. Graham Moseley said that the workshop
will be for those who wish
to learn the "Art and technique of debating."
The classeswill be open
to both members and non-
members of the union.
trip has been arranged to Helen's Photo Service, 1826 W. 4th
Avenue, for this Thursday, February 6. Meet there at 1 p.m.
Provide own transportation.
Please inform the club executive if you intend to go.
H*      H*      H*
OR. G. H. WILLIAMSON, Archaeologist and Anthropologist,
will give a lecture with topic,
;'The Lost World and Flying
Saucers" today at noon in Arts
100. Sponsored by the Flying
Saucer Club.
Wayne  Hubble
To Speak Orr
African Tour
Wednesday, noon in Physics
202 World University Services
Committee presents Wayne Hubble speaking on his recent tour
of Ghana and Nigeria. Mr. Hubble attended the WUSC summer
seminar at the Universit/ of
Accra in 1957.
In presenting his talk, illustrated .with slides, he wiill discuss the people he encountered
in both the primitive surroundings and the civilized settlements of the Gold Coast.
The talk will be of special
interest to students in view of
the fact that Ghana is the first
all-Negro nation to gain its independence peaceably, and is a
fellow-member of the Cornmon-
Displays Ready
For Open House
Over 40 faculties .and departments will have displays
showing the nature of their work, facilities and equipment,
and the contributions the university is making to the community. Just a few of the highlights will be:
Architecture—A special Open
House "symbol".
Chemical Engineering — A
model of the Chalk River nuclear reactors.
Civil Engineering—Materials-
testing and a display of photo-
Commerce—A scale production line.
Electrical Engineering —How
Television works.
Geography—A "Believe It or
Not" display of unique items in
the tvorld.
Geology—A model oil well.
Home Economics — Experimental foods.
Law—Student moot courts.
Mechanical    Engineering — A
new wind tunnel in operation.
Mathematics — Operation of
an electronic computer.
Physical Education — A gymnastics display.
Psychology  —   Lie    detector
Pharmacy — Machines used
in the making of tablets, emulsions and ointments.
Physics   —    Van   der   Graaf
acceleration     and     demonstrations in liquid air.
English—Poetry readings by
Earle Birney and others.
Also, 57 student organizations
will be displayed. Some of the
highlights will be:
Aqua Society—Skin diving in
the Empire Pool.
Chinese Varsity Club — A
modern pagoda.
Varsity  Outdoor  Club  — A
model of Garibaldi Park;
Sopron Students —Hungarian
folk dances.
Fencing Club — Display of
fencing technique.
International House Assn. —
Polish dances.
Musical Society — Broadway
Film Society — Showings of
the film on campus life "Tuum
Publications Board — Workings of a student newspaper.
Plus many more, including
religious, political and other
foreign student clubs.
500  girls  to  act  as  guides
February 28 and March 1.
Only four-hour shifts
Sign in the AMS Office
Tories Offer
Prizes totalling approximately
$50 are to be made available
annually through a trustee to
provide for a public speaking,
contest dealing with some aspect
of Conservatism.
Candidates can choose any
aspect of this subject either
favorable or critical,
The competition is open to all
students of the university. Elimination speeches o'f 10 minutes,
will be made, and four finalists
will be chosen. They will prepare 20 minute speeches for the
final round.
. The trial round will be completed the week of Feb. 24 to
28. Time and place will be announced later.
All those interested in taking
part should place applications in
Box 21  in the AMS Office.
meet tomorrow in Brock 258.
¥       H*
CCF CLUB sponsors nn all-
warty debate (CCF, Liberal, L.
P.P.. P.C. and S.C.) o*n "Unem- ".
ploymcnt, Canada's No. 1 Problem" on Wednesday at noon in
Arts  1G(>.
if.       .y.      if.
MUSIC   CIRCLE  on   Wednes-j
day   noon   in   Brock   Extension, j
Room   156.     Discussion   period.
if.      ,y,      if.
PRE-DENT SOC. meeting' today i:; Brock 2,1!!.
*        .'i' if.
Hole thai on account of next
Wednesday noon hour's Symphony Concert tiie usual conned i.' French sVfusic in Physics
2(10 WiU be posl poned to the
I'ol lo'a, vv., Wednesday noon, Feb-
rusin,    :, 2.
VCF is holding a general
meeting today in Physics 201.
All out please!
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SCM "Religious Problems",
led by Dr. J. Ross today noon,
312 Auditorium Building.
if, if* if*
LUTHERAN Student Association weekly meeting today at
noon in HL-1.
if.       if,      #
Rosenthal from University of
Washington at 3.30 'p.m. in
if.       if.       if,
Rosenthal speaks in H-M2 noon
today. Topic: "The Significance of Spinoza for Western
GIRLS'   GOLF   TEAM   practice 4.30 today and Wednesday.
All members please attend!
if.      if.      if.
— Tournament schedule has arrived. Meeting on Wednesday at
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mittee Room. All team members
*       *       *
ALPHA OMEGA — Important
meeting. Discussion regarding
dancing group and Open House,
Arts 104, Wednesday noon.
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Filmsoc Presents
Tuesday noon —• 12:.'i0 -  1:.'1«
Film and Reality
Part  1,   II  and   UI
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Tuesday, February 4, 1958,
Gym Men
The UBC Gymnastics team
lost a close gym meet to the
University of Washington squad
86 to 74 points on Saturday evening in Bellingham, Wash.
Dieter Weichert was again
the team's leading point-getter
by collecting 37 points and placing first five times, together
with a single second and third
Walt Mclntyre was the second highest scorer for UBC with
17 points. Others who contributed tjO UBC-scoring were Tom
Cross, Alex Ross, Al Limber,
Monte Engleson and Terry Hill-
Due to the fact that this is a
faculty edition and there were
only three pages available it
was necessary to cut out a large
number of stories.
On our desks there are Stories
on two Thunderbird basketball
games (won 68-58; lost 76-55);
Skiing (UBC came second); Ice
hockey (tied 4-4); Minor Rugby
, (Braves won 32-0; Tomahawks
; tied 3-3); Men's Grasshockey:
: Varsity won 6-1; Golds lost 3-2;
S Chiefs won 15-11; Swimming:
' (UBC approximately fifth; Gynv
I nasties (UBC second); Girls'
| Basketball (Blues lost 57-42;
| Girls' Grasshockey (UBC won
! 6-2; Varsity won 3-0).
Birds In 5th Place
Rugger Win
Braves ran wild before a fair
gathering of rugby followers
Saturday at Aggie field, running up a 32-0 count on a scrappy Victoria College fifteen.
Led by Merlyn Hawes, with
four trys, the- three line attacked in a spirited and co-ordinated
fashion, giving their opposite
numbers real trouble on any
run starting in the advantage
half of the pilch.
The  scrum  worked  together,
denying  the   visitors  the  score
on several very dangerous line-
out situations.
Tomahawks tied Rowing Club
3-3 in a fierce Campus match on
Playing hard-driving 70-min-
ute rugby, the P.E. boys looked
dangerous on several occasions,
but could not get over for the
With the dry ball and fast
pitch the 'Hawks' back line ran
the ball very well, and lack
only a little polish to become a
threat to any second division
UBC's unheralded swimming
! team made an impressive show-
i in gand broke yet another Bird
! record in tho Pacific Northwest
I Championships held last Satur-
! clay in Seattle.
!'   Although  official  figures arc
\ not yet known, UBC placed np-
! proximately     fifth     among  the
I many   Canadian   and   American
\ clubs and universities entered.
j     Nationally ranked University
! of  Washington won   the  meet.
j while   capturing   top   spots   in
i three of the nine open  events.
The Huskies were  spearheaded
by their imported Japanese and
Hawaiian swimmers.
As expected UBC Coach Peter
Lusztig's crew made their best j
showing in thc relays. Between i
them the two teams picked up !
i all of the Birds' ten points.
| Captain Les Ashbaugh, Bob
j Bagshaw, Ernie Berno and Craig
Campbell smashed a six-year-
; old record in the 400-yard free-
1 style relay. While churning to
■a third place finish, the boys
: sliced 4.1 seconds off the old
| record, finishing with a 3:51.4
; time.
George Draskoy, Tim Lewis,
! Bagshaw and Ashbaugh picked
, up the remaining Bird points
| with a sixth place finish in the
| 400-yard medley relay.
i Amazing George Draskoy also
j grabbed a seventh place spot.
j The Sopron student was edged
I out of a finals berth in the 200-
{yard backstroke race.
UBC Thunderbirds defeated
Western Washington 68-58 Friday night in Bellingham.
The win was the Birds first
on the road in two years and
only the second away win since
entering Evergreen competition.
Birds were led to their victory by Barry Drummond who
was the best defensive man on
the floor and led UBC in scoring
•with 19 points.
•Ed  Wild  gathered   10  points
and Norris Martin added 14.
The Birds had a 35-30.half-
time lead and went on a point
splurge in the second half and
after a minute and one-half
were leading 41-30.
Birds became rattled late in
the game, but their lead was
groat enough for them to recover. Drummond added the
final point on a free shot after
thegflnal buzzer.
It was a rejuvenated Western
Wasshington     basketball     team
that beat the UBC Thunderbirds
76-55 on Saturday afternoon.
UBC must have felt uneasy
under the eyes of the CBUT
television cameras as their
shooting, percentage dropped
from the "night before.
Vikings hustling crew soon
took a ten point lead and forced
the Birds to pull out of their
favourite  zone  defence.
This caused some changes in
thc UBC lineup as it required
better checking on the part of
thc local team. UBC substitutes however found it difficult
to obtain many rebounds and
thc Birds continued to fall behind.
Lance Stephen was the only
Bird who could find the range
as he slipped in 17 points.
Sharp shooting Galen Reimer
and All-star Lcroy Nelson led
the way for Western.
Lions Down
Both women's grass-hockey
teams won their league games
ton Saturday as Varsity defeated
Burnaby Lions 3-0 and UBC
trampled Tech 6-2.
In the lirst half of the Varsity
vs. Lions game, which was
scoreless at half time, Varsity
got away many shots on their
opponents' goal, but failed to
score because of poor passing,
Id the second ■ half Varsity
buckled down as Marilyn Peterson, Marilyn Buker and Hilary
Hale scored one goal each.
With Saturday's win the team
is tied for second place with the
Alums, while Brit and Kits currently occupy top position, in
the league standings.
In the UBC-Tech game Barb
Hay and Joyce Garnett led the
scoring with two goals each,
while Barb Hart and Libby She-
kury scored one goal each.
Thc UBC team welcomed
three new players who played
full time as forwards: Joyce
Garnett, Libby Shekury and
Diane Alpen,
Coach Frank Gnup invites all football players
and prospective football
players to a meeting. The
meeting will be held Thursday at 12.30 in Room Hi of
the War Memorial Gymnasium.
UBC Edged
I The UBC Ski Team finished a
I strong second in the 12th annual
| international Intercollegiate Ski
i Tournament at Banff over the
i weekend.
| . The UBC contingent was edged out of first place in thc nine-
team meet by a powerful Wenatchee College team that marked
up 364 points to 358,7 for UBC.
The'UBC team, which led the
defending champions, the University of Washington, by six
p%ints at the three quarter mark
of the three-day meet, raised
hopes that a Canadian team
would break thc American monopoly on the team championship.
Those hopes were dashed by
j the strong showing of the Wenatchee team in the jumping,
which pushed its points up past
those of UBC and thc University of Washington,
Once again consistency was
the keynote of the UBC team's
effort. Individually, the members of the team posted .io outstanding times or distances, but
managed to place consistently
enough to make their strong-
The best individual showing
for thc UBC team was made by
Roary Gjessing, who was only
11.5 seconds off the pace in
placing second in thc 5l-a mile!
cross country. His time for the
gruelling course was 29:43.3. j
Terry Stringer placed fifth in'
the same rae* with a time of
Harvey Abell placed seventh
in thc jumping with a best jump
of 174 feet, from the new Olym-;
pic standard jump. Bob Davis '
tied for sixth spot in the down-
hill slalom.
The UBC team was made up '
of Roary Gjessing, Don Stur- ;
goss, Bob Davis, Harvey Aboil, i
Terry Stringer, Pete Miller, Itay
Ostby and Dave Jones.
Final team standing were;--
Wenatchee College, 364 points;
UBC, 358.7; U. of Wash., 345.fi;
U. of Alta., 337; Wash. State,
332.1; .Montana State College.
244,5; Univ. of Montana, 225,5;
Whitman College, 91.(5; College
of Puget. Sound, 80.6.
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