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Thursday, February 1, 1951
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Final Handshake . . .
Letters from two irate students appeared in the Let
terip column of yesterday's Daily Nebraskan protesting
posting the final semester grades. He complained of the
faculty action (or inaction) in two different instances. One
reader would have the faculty members make haste in
waiting with "baited breath" for the announcement of
The second letter, written by the president of the
senior class, was not as long or spiced with the bitterness
of the other but we believe the complaint is in good faith
and deserves further mention. The senior prexy was dis
appointed with the manner in which mid-year graduates
received their diplomas. He asserted that "after four
years they walked into the Administration building, gave
their name, were Handed a diploma, and walked out It
wasnt the type of ceremony that leaves a lasting impres
sion of school loyalty with the new alumni.
Administration officials had earlier declared that a
complete commencement exercise was impossible for the
January graduates because of existing conditions. This
fact was accepted by all and the situation understood. But
it seems logical to assume that for the third largest mid
year graduating class m the history of the University,
some sort of ceremony recognizing their efforts could have
been provided.
The University has too few traditions to which grad
ates may cling. It may safely be said that the one mem
ory which stays with them the longest is that of the final
commencement exercise. Even a period of four long years,
filled with memories of classes, parties, Ivy Day, etc., may
soon be forgotten if that period is brought to an abrupt
ending with nothing more than signing your name and
receiving a diploma. The University has trained these
people in their special fields and should be partly respon
sible for their futures. Whatever is achieved by them
later will reflect on the University.
Just a hand shake by the head of the department or
an instructor would show the graduate that the Univer
sity approaches his efforts.
By Marrlou Luther
"I've just been to a movie.
And whoever said movies are re
laxing ought to see his psycho
analyst. Stimulating, maybe, if
you've spent the day in bed and
want to fill two and a half to
three hours waiting in lines, try
ing 10 ge a seat oeiow the nun
oaicony, ana straining to ner
the dialogue of the plot above
the roar of popcorn eaters but
never relaxing.
If it takes patience and stam
ina to survive the ordeal of get
ting situated in the theater, it
takes even greater courage to re
main there.
After' you've sat through a
newsreel, a comedy, previews of
i-ominr attractions for the next
six months, a travelogue, some
local advertising, a stimulating
appeal lor some current drive, a
Pete Smith speciality, Candid
Microphone, and a sports feature
you think the management has
lowered your resistance enough
to risk presenting the feature at
traction, But what an optimist you are!
A sign is flashed on the screen
saying that there will be a 10
minute intermission for those who
wish to buy candy, cigarettes,
popcorn, coca-cola, or a tire for
their new helicpoter.
As you enter the lobby you are
set upon by ushers trying to sell
you gift tickets for your mother-in-law's
Easter present. By this
time you've spent the initial 65
cents for the price of the ticket,
20 cents for hot buttered pop
corn (only the proletariate eat
just plain popcorn), 20 cents fcr
a package of cigarettes (you'll
need these if you re to sit througn
the remainder of the movie), and
$5 for the gift tickets (that cute
little usher was irresistible.)
Brave Cupid Continues
To Score Despite Weather
Dick Blunk, was the first of
three boys from the Acacia house
to be married during the last
month. He was married in the
Westminister Presbyterian church
Dec. 22 to Ruth Stevenson who is
teaching in one of the Lincoln
Marjorie Roberts who is also
teaching in Lincoln, married Bob
Kelly in her home town in Tex
as Dec. 24. Arlene Laurie and
Gene Fishback pledged the wed
ding vows Jan. 21. Scene of the
wedding was the Westminister
Presbyterian church.
Alice Bosewell was married to!
Is God Welcome
On Our Campus?
To the editor:
My concern for people and particularly my concern for students
gives me the sense of urgency -which is needed in order to write
this article. Now at a time when students are' lining up to give
service to their country, certainly things must be said.
What this article 3s about is, of course as the title -Thy Word
ii Truth." Now Just what do most people think about when they
hear of this phrase, or come across it in their reading?
The Thy 'would suggest God, Does anyone really down deep
totally disbelieve that God exists? I really doubt it When we
' on this globe get ready to leave, we 'begin to wonder about what
we 'Will find in the next And when people are asked if they be
lieve in God, very few win say that they do not believe.
Do many students flunk somewhat along the following lines?
Just what is the purpose of life on earth if not to get ahead, to
drink and fight and dance and work and play and sleep and to
drive a fast car? Do many of us try to live such a fast life or such
a full life occupied with suchsuperficialities that we do not see
that te live only with these in mind is to commit suicide?
4 "While we are in a university we like to think that we are
oroadminded and tolerant and that our education pretty well pre
pares us for this business of living. 1 cannot agree at all with this
conception. The university by its lack or mention of Teligion is
denying God's existence.
Mr. AVerage Professor by ignoring and denying his own faith
has done a. good job of thoroughly confusing Mr. Average Student.
After four years of indoctrination into the philosophy that a stu
dent's education consists of separate channels of studies, the col
leges cava done a much better job of turning out schizophrenics
than of turning out well-integrated persons.
The tiniversity claims that it tries to educate the student so
that be will learn bow to get along with his fellowmen. This is
impossible to do when the faculty and administration leaves out
the prune motivating force which deals with man's relation to man.
Or does the university thing that it can take the place of God in
the student's life?
'By denying that there is a God, the university is not fulfilling
its supposed objective which is to graduate persons who know how
to get along with their fellow men,
Tb Test f the title has to do with a subject that men have
thought about for many thousands of years. The philosophers will
tell you that facts are truth. What are facts but things that hap
pen in peoples lives? Can we leave out the book that tells about
many lacts that happened to many people a few hundred years ago?
The Bible Is about a certain person who was to save the world,
as promised by God. Can any of us think of a time when the world
needed saving more than now? The world means nothing without
people. People mean nothing in themselves without a Person to
Telate themselves to, who gets them away from their own petty
loused up' tt-iairs.
My Jeeling is that in our zeal to carry out religious freedom on
our campuses we nave done a good job of making them religious
vacuums so that when God is mentioned in a classroom the pro
fessors and students are actually shocked.
The time las come when we must stand up and say what we
-KaTiev and to live our lives the way that we talk. If this article
is too religious to be published in a student newspaper then I think
that ibis newspaper is ignoring the most -vital area of the Student's
hunger and sed for security.
Phil Hain
Reinforcements in hind you
return to your seat only to find it
occupied, so you check your
binoculars at the fourth balconv
and trade them for some colored
glasses to lessen the glow of your
front-row seat,
Your morale rises as some
deafening bugle notes inform you
that you are about to see the
main feature.
But again disillusionment con
fronts you as the technical staff
of the picture is listed from the
director to the errand boy in
charge of delivering food to the
special effects man. And to add to
your chagrin the lists of charac
ters are made unreadable by gro
tesque pictures superimposed on
the screen.
By the time the actual plot
gets under way, you are so tired
of sitting that you can't enjoy
the picture.
I'll take a nice quiet dance
marathon any day to the chal
lenge of a "relaxing" evening at
the movies.
Joan Sharp Wins
Kappa Phi Award
Joan Laverne Sharp, Univer
sity student, has been awarded
the Bette Fleming scholarship as
the outstanding Kappa Phi for
The scholarship was estab
lished by Dr. and Mrs. P. D.
Fleming of Beaver City in honor
of their daughter, whose death
occured while she was a student
and vice president of Zeta chap
ter of Kappa Phi.
Shirley Sidles
Florida Bound
Shirlev Sidles. University jun
ior will leave Feb. 7 for Florida i
State college in TaJahassee.
She will be enrolled for the
second semester and will assist
in colonizing a Delta Gamma
chapter at the school
Miss Sidles will resume her
studies here next falL
Elect Officers
For Semester
New officers of campus fra
ternities are:
Alpha Tau Omega: president,
Don Berquist; vice president,
dick Hick; treasurer, Bill Olson;
secretary, Bob LaShelle; Chap
lain, Dean Buckingham.
Beta Sigma Psl: president,
Harvey Smith; vice president,
Dick Buls; treasurer, Delmar
Toebbin; secretary, Harlan
Delta Chi: president. Rusty
Parmentar; vice president.
Chuck Hammond; treasurer, Vern
McKinzie; secretary, Bill Betz.
Delta Tau Delta: Dick Lander,
president; Don Crook, vice presi
dent; Bob Ficke, recording sec
retary; Bill Adams, correspond
ing secretary; Howie Pearson,
treasurer; Jack Warren, assistant
treasurer; Don Woods, sergeat-at-arms.
Delta Upsilon: president, Dick
Asmussen; vice president, ChucK
Burmeister; treasurer, Dick
Skog; secretary, Roger Ritter;
corresponding secretary, Dick
Satterfield; pledge trainer, George
Kappa Sigma
Kappa Sigma: president, Winn
Wyman; vice president. Herb
Nordin; treasurer, Al Curtiss; sec
retary, Jack Davis; house man
ager. Jack Barnhart.
Phi Delta Theta: president,
Don Etmund; vice president,
Dick Meissner; treasurer, Dave
Graeff; secretary, Walt Weaver.
Pi Kappa Phi: president, Don
ley Klein; treasurer, Curtis Ve
nell; secretary, Morton Novak;
pledge trainer, Lee Nelson.
Phi Kappa Psi: president, John
Olsen; xnce president, James Ste
venson; treasurer, Dick Dillig;
secretary, Jim Blankenship.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon: presi
dent, Bill Dugan; vice president,
Joe Gifford; treasurer, Cy John
son: secretary, Jim Norden;
pledge trainer, Dick Kinsey.
Sigma Alpha Mu
Sigma Alpha Mu: president,
Len Bush; treasurer, Ira Epstein;
secretary, Sid Rubin; pledge
trainers, Art Epstein and Paul
Sigma Chi: president. Bill Mor
row; vice president, John Poulon;
treasurer, Eldon Schaffer; secre
tary, Jerry Colling; pledge train
er, Bob Hoi den.
Sigma Nu: president, Byron
Hooper; vice president, Tom Pod
haisky; treasurer, Lyle Altman;
secretary. Dale Gaeth; pledge
trainer, Dick Dunnuck.
Theta Xi: president, Art
Kickey; vice president, Ken
Johnson; treasurer, Milt Clark;
secretary, Bob Sherman; house
manager, Don Fomash; pledge
trainer, Bob Parker.
Dais Flowerday a graduate from
Ag college last week. They were
married in Benkelman. The
couple were pinned last spring.
Other marriages are: Barbara
Cypreasen and John Haslem, who
were married in Omaha Jan. 27,
andJane Sun and Mike Wu. stu
dents from China.
Third-finger-left-hand affairs
this week are: Delta Crendemuehl
from Chester and Kenny
Schmidt; Virginia Hill and Ed
ward LaMay who will graduate
in June from Union college, Sche
nectady. N. Y.; Joanne Albin and
Loren Gerglns who is in the navy:
Alice Horton and Bill Pickering;
Donna Seiver and Roger Jorgen
sen; John Arnold and Janet Van
Skike from Kearney State Terch
ers college; Bob Bivrker, ZBT,
prexy and Sony Pradell who is
in school et Northwestern.
Al Fox and Doris Bann from
Iowa U.; Lenny Walpa and Le
nore Baird; Rodger Davidson and
Bobbie Shields from Beatrice;
Joe Pollack and Lanore Hershorn;
Warren Sheffield and I'at Nelson; ,
Warren Anderson and Norma j
Rennau; Fat McGowin and Bar- !
bars DeBoar from Seton Hill col- ! 1
lece r.rppnhiiro Pnn:vlvsnia-
Don Wiggans and Barbara Tar
rant; May Van Horn end Glen
Curtis who recently left for the
army; Marti Boyer and Don
Armstrong; Patti Postma and Bob
Magers: Pat Kelly and Mel Hall
from St Joe; Elaine Salisburg
and James Kemmingnga from El
wood. Pinnings
Campus pinnings were numer
ous Monday night: Robin Rauch
and Don Rauch; Doris Hansen
and George Leeg; Martha DeLong
and Fred Cady; Ann Shraeder
from Omaha and Bill Wlngender;
Bert Wartchow and Shirley Hall-
back from Iowa State: Barbara
Anderson and Steve McKinrie;
Fran Wallace and Chuck Mul-
vany from Denver; Jane Randell
and Herb Saxton; Jane Jordan
and Dick Axtell: Mary Sidner
and Kenny Waiman; Marilyn Jo
Martin and Frank Major; Cleo
Robak and Mary Lou Stransky;
Margery Bratt and Jack Eddy
who is in the naval academy at
Annapolis, Md.:Ralph Cady and
Jody Grogan; Tilly Shorney and
By Raynuk stationed in Okla
homa; Joe Kochelek and Carolyn
Klauck from Omaha; Dot Ely
and John Sherwood from Red
New steady couples are: Jo
Berry and Jim ScMeiger, Bar
bara Runickie and Tom Recht
Fred Freeman and June Lud
wickson and Sharon Neff and
Howie Pearson.
Spring Styles Appear
Despite Cold Weather
Sub-7ero weather turns cam
pus fashion minds a little to the
practical side these days with
wool knee socks, and wool caps
and scarfs. The bright reds,
blues and greens make a pretty
contrast to the sparkling snow,
too. If you haven't experienced
the comfort and warmth of knee
socks as yet. you're missing the
most practical "high style" of the
Out of season? Maybe. But
with cotton prices soaring to un
believable" peaks, it might be
wise for the college coed to do a
little pre-season buying for her
spring and summer wardrobe. If
you've watched the advertise
ments for spring cotton dresses
or if you have noticed the sale
tags on cottons lately, you prob
ably realize what's happening to
th'e price of cotton yard goods
and cotton ready-mades.
Downtown stores already have
Home Ec Club
To Install Officers
Installation of second semes
ter Home Ec club officers will
be held at 5 p.m Thursday in
the home ec parlor.
Following installation there
will be a joint meeting of all
new and old council members.
Regular Home Ec club meet
ings will be held at 5 p.m. this
semester instead of 4 ip.m.
Bulletin Board
Builders Plan
New Service
The University Builders
planning for convention service,
This is to be offered through the
mass meetings, parties and con
vention committee.
Th? services offered would deal
with registration.. Builders work
ers would assist at registration
tables when conventions are
held on the University campus.
Clerical work asks for workers
to type, file and do other work
for which the organization migh't
be qualified. In the field of
decoration, services are needed to
help with banquets, dances and
meetings. This would include
table decorations, favors and
signs of all kinds.
Help would be needed in the
publications of bulletins, mimeo
graph work and layout. The cost
of such work would be occurred
by the organization being aided.
Does anyone know why Dick
Christoph travels to Chicago ev
ery week-end? Rumor has it
that he is robbing the cradle
back there.
Bud Sheburg finally talked
his pin-mate into the merits of
NU. Mary Lou Carnaby has
transferred here and is living at
the Theta house.
Another student who trans
ferred here to be with his pin-
mate is Dave Menard from I
Westminster who is pinned to
Pat Gilbeth.
Have you ever been asked to
journey to Emerald for grape
pop? This is the true story of
Barb Willey and Mary Pitter
man. During final week John
Sinclair and Don Larson called
Jhem and honored them with
the trip.
Saturday night the Phi Psi's
will go to the Arur Manor to
entertain their dates. Dick Re
gier and Marlee Mooberry, Gene
Gilmore and Shirley Evans,
Ronny Karnett and Pat Savage,
Buster Lehman and Frankie
Nagle, and Jun Blankenship and
Jan Hufford will be seen around
the tables.
Does Marilyn Coupe have Bob
Gangle's pin? The Betas seem
to think so, for Gangle Was
thrown into the showers Mon
day after pleading the old alibi
that "He forgot to wear his pin!"
This coming week-end the
Phi Dell's will journey to South
Dakota where they will com
pete with the chapter there in
the yearly basketball game.
Later on. the Soulh Dakota
chapter will come to Nebraska
and compete with Neb. Phi
Delt's in a softball game.
It must be love! Three times
a week Walt Spellman drives to
Crete to see Jinx Burr is.
Parties for this week-end are:
Farm House Pirate Party
Alpha Phi dinner dance' at
the Cornhusker
Palladian informal partv at
the Temple
Sigma Phi Epsilon house
received their first shipments and
are featuring them this month.
What will you want in a cotton
this year? Checks and plaids are
going to be smaller none of the
large prints. Luxury cottons
have gold, silver, or copper
threads woven into them. There
are new patterns, new finishes,
new colors. Lilac from pink to
purple and golden burnt sugar
colors will be important in cot
ton and other fabrics.
There are new fibres we'll be
hearing about this spring.
They've been in the experimental
stage a long time, and some of
them still are. gBut we ll see
their tags in stores and magazines
and to get the best fibre for our
money we should understand
their benefits. Here are some
you'll see:
DYNEL: A fibre made out of
air and brine and gas. It is
wrinkle-proof, mothproof, mildew-proof,
fire-resistant, crease
resistant, easy to wash, fast to
dry. It can be woven into satin-.
flannel-, or jersey-like fabrics.
ORLON: It's like nylon, only
more so. It washes easily, won't
shrink, needs almost no pressing,
is not cold to the touch. It can
be woven into 100 per cent Orion
fabrics taffeta, flannel, jersey.
FIBRE-V: A synthetic fibre
soon to be blended with other
materials. It springs back, is
stretch-resistant, wrinkle-resistant,
lends these virtues to what
ever it is mixed with.
VICARA: It's close to a fine,
soft wool. Made from corn pro
tein, it lends suppleness to rayon,
absorptiveness to nylon, resilien
cy to cotton, downiness to wool,
durability to all of them..
These are names that sound
like extracts from a textile dic
tionary. But rayon and nylon
sounded that way too when we
first heard of them as "miracle
fabrics. These names represent
new developments in textiles and
new wearing possibilities for old
fabrics. Look for them when you
do your spring shopping they'll
mean better life and looks to a
r ravel and study
this summer
Full-credit . . . all-expense . . .
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study tours via TWA
Plan now for this perfect summer1
spend half your time sightseeing it
Europe, the other half in residenc
study. Tours planned for this suns
mej1 ,( to 9 weeks) in : Switzerland
France, England, Ireland, Spain
llajy, India and General European
(no residence ). All air travel by lux
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For information on tours, mentior
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when writing to: John H. Furbay
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Inter-Varsity Christian Fel
lowship meeting, Room 315, 7:30
p.m.. Union.
Student Directory mass meet
ing all salesmen and workers
to turn in money and books,
Room 313, Union, 7.30 p.m.
Meeting for all persons who
have completed a teacher train
ing course, Morrill hall audito
rium, 4 p.m.
AWS bouse representatives
meeting, 5 p.m.
Inter Varsity Christian Fellow
shipRoom 315, Thursday 7:30.
FLYING CLUB meeting at 7:15
p. m. in Union music room.
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