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A small crowd of cheerlead
ers and students were on band
Friday momlnK at 1:00 a.m. be-
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kind the Fie)d House to Rive
the football team a sendoff to
PiUsborgh. The Injury rarked,
Courses In Insurance
Receive NU Emphasis
Insurance courses, called "one i make it necessary to use new
of the most neglected areas on the j techniques.
collegiate level in the nation, are j up until this year, the introdue-
f etting an uplift at the University.
An experiment in instructing in
surance principles -ith newer
method is being financed by $15,000
frant for three years from
the New York Life insurance
Company. The University is one
of six in the nation to receive
such a grant.
Dr. Curtis Elliott, professor
of economics and insurance, said
flu ridden Busker were a Z0
point underdog against the Pan
thers. House Displays
Ideas for Homecoming House
Decoration! are due at the In
nocent's mail box in the Union
Monday noon according to Glen
Andersen, heaie decorations
chairman. The entries are to be
made with two fairly detailed
Five finalists for the 19.i7 Hello
Girl were named Thursday. The
Hello Girl finalists are: Jeanne
Whitwer, Carolyn Boes;ger, Mar
got Franke, Jane Savener and
They were chosen from !." can
didates nominated by the Inde
pendent houses. The judges were
Francis Davis, sponsor lor
BABW; Dick Shugiue. Daily Ne
jbraskan; Dick Hagemeier, lnno-
cents; John Kinnier, Inter Co-op
Council, and Blaine McClary,
BAM Council President. '
The Hello Girl will be chosen j
i Saturday at the Hello Girl Dance
by student election. The voting will
be at the dance from 9-10:15 p.m.
and students will need their student
identifications to vote. The dance
is sponsored by the independents
on campus. Everyone is welcome
and may vote.
The Hello Girl will be presented
at intermission by Lyle Hansen
who is the master of ceremonies.
Bill Albers band will provide the
I music for the dance. j
' Whitwer is a music sophomore
in Teachers. She is a member of
Sigma Alpha Iota Music Fra
ternity. She represents Heppner
Boesiger, a junior, is a member
of Mu Phi. music honorary. She
! is a counselor in Piper Hall and
lis a member of University Sing-
ers. She represents Piper Hall of
' the Women's Dorm,
j Franke, a senior, is president of
Love Memorial Hall. She is a past
member of BABW and a past
! member of Board for Farmer's
Fair. She is in University Singers
i and the Home Ec Club. She is one
j of the representatives of Love Me-
and YWCA Membership Chairman. , Last year s Hello Girl Was De- for independents on campus. Tnt
Sitwr i.inior in Home Ec. was anna Brier from Love Memorial committee cnairmea iot we ouw
Varsity Dairy Rcal Queen oi 1N.Y7. Hall.
She is a member of BABW, Tas- The Hello Girl Dance will be
sels. Ag Exec Board. Gamma from 9 to 12 p.m. in the Student
Delia. Home Ec Club and Luth-' Union Ballroom. It is sponsored
eran Chapel. She represents Fedde by Barb Activities Board for worn
1 en which is the organization body
are: Dorothy Glade, general chair
man; Diana Maxwell, publicity
chairman; Rosalie Jacob and Pat
Everett, decoration; Bert SwiUer,
judges; Marijane Phelps, miscellaneous.
torv course in insurance has been
broken down into five sections of
40 members each. Each section in-! KernCIIS
volved two hours of lectures week-, xj frpshman kernels are asked i morial HalL
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Hello Girl Ccnrffcfafes
Savener is on trie student. Coun-;
of quiz periods,
Philip James, instruc-1
One of these giiK will be
crowned "Hello Girl"' Saturday
night at the annual Hello Girl"
Iance In the I n ion ballroom.
liny are: (right to left) Jan'
Frazener, Caroline Boesiger,
Marge Franke, Roberta Switzer
and Jeanne Whitwer. Anyone
baying a ticket to the 4anet
and presenting their I.D. car
betw een 9 and 10 p.m. may rota.
Under the new program, the five
k tin.i ..y, r.i .nJiw i sections are combined to for
in insurance courses coupled with ! ne !f, of about 180 students.;
th, shortage of qualified teachers Dr- E"lotte;ve1' three lectures (
all written work, and three grad
uate assistants being used to con-'
suit with the students. I
Although the program has been
operating only three weeks, pro
gress has been shown. Dr. Elliott
said, "I would estimate that the
class is at least one week farther
along at this date than last year."
An the answers to the weekly
written problems show that the
students are grasping the material j
as well if not better than last year,
he added. -
For Nov. 7
The Coed Counselors' Friend
hip Dessert. "Halls of Ivy," will
be held Nov. 7 at 7:15 p.m. in
the Union Ballroom, according to
Dorothy Glnde, publicity chair
man. The purpose of this dessert is to
honor the new student women on
campus and confer honors on out
atanding Coed Counselors.
The entertainment for the eve
ning will be a style show with
models from the freshman classes
of each of the organized women's
houses and escorts from the fresh
man classes of each of the or
ganized men's houses.
Jan Davidson will be commenta
tor for the style show.
Models are: Man' Jane Koch,
Kappa Kappa Gamma: Bonnie
Spiegal, Sigma Delta Tau; Lois
Muhle, Delta Gamma; Susan Stehl,
Terrace Hall; Judy Sikmund. Al-i
pha Omicron Pi; Ann Billmyer.j
Pi Beta Phi. j
Julie Pedersou, Kappa Delta; j
Repina Denker, Gamma Phi Beta; j
Tryka Bell, Love Memorial Hall; !
Aim Fisher, Towne Club; andi
Sherry Johnson, Alpha Phi. j
Escorts are: Darryl Biggerstaff , i
Theta Chi; Lowell Hansen, Sigma J
Alpha Epsilon; Robert Greek. Jr.,!
Beta Theta Pi; Don Kingman,
Delta Sigma Phi; Bennett Down-!
ing, Inter-Coop Council: Nealj
Thomsen, Alpha Gamma Sigma, j
Chuck Simmons, Alpha Tau
Omega; David Bogus, Farm
TJiiicn. Tim Mnrnhl' Phi TV-ltfl i
Theta:' Larry Aspegre'n. Phi Gam-! Bistant. Profes'
ma Delta; Marty Sophir, Sigma
Alpha Mu, and John Erickson,
Jr., Beta Sigma Psi.
Carolyn Williams is the chair
man of the Friendship' Dessert and
the Coed Counselor Board Mem
bers in charge of the committees
are Judy Combs, style show; Mary
Verba and Sandy Foell, decora
tions; Elizabeth Smith, invitations;
Dorothy Beechner, ticket sales,
and Dorothy Glade, publicity.
I courses has increased rapidly at
' the University. "Besides the in
troductory courses, we have three
advanced courses in which the en
I rollments in each has been averag-
ing between 30 and 40 students. An
additional advanced course has
been added. The problem faced
us of trying to. serve this large
enrollment with only two insur
i ance specialists."
Dr. Elliott said the speciaiiza
j tion technique for teaching large
! enrollments has proved effective
i on lower levels. "This will be its
; first use at advanced levels."
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Vol. 32, No. 17 Lincoln, Nebrosko Mondoy, October 14 1957
Campus !Obiectiinis Arose
and tne fannenenic worn- """ g
This Week Qn
The second annual Union All-University Stag Thursday; football in
Student interest in insurance i Lincoln Saturday (Nebraska vs. Syracuse);
shop Monday-Wednesday highlight the week's activity.
Tuesday 6 p.m.
Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, 5 p.m.
Thursday, 7 p.m.
Saturday, 2 p.m.
Saturday, 4 p.m.
Panhellenic Banquet Union
Homemakers Day, Home Ec Dept.
AWS Activities Mart, Union
Phi Epsilon Kappa (Men's PE Club
Alpha Lambda Delta Pledging Service
All-University Stag, Union
YWCA Membership Meeting
Football Syracuse in Lincoln
Band Day Coffee Hour, Union
BABW "'Hello Girl"' Dance, Union
' Tom Smith, chairman of the i brought out in his report.
, - r f the I Last March, 1957, the Student
Final Exams Committee of the MK" ' m
i : Council created a committee to.in-
j Student Council, said, that many j vestigale &e proposal by a Faculty
Students ODject lO me presem sya
Item of an eight-day exam sched
of the Student Council ewmmitte
OUier faculty members contacted
"The students do not have enough j
time to review for exams," he
Senate committee calling for the ' gave varied opinions.
eight-day final exam period. ! Mark Hobsoni dean of the Engi-
In May of 1955, the Faculty Sen-; veering college, said "usually mout
ate voted 135-65 to limit final ! campuses devote one week of two
I exams to one week. A Student , hour exams instead of the three
I Council poll of October, 1955 indi-!hour exams we now have. Thert
) cated that students favored a two-1 are differences to con'-end with but
I week final exam schedule 41i to 1. 1 it, Can be worked both ways. Thert
Glee Club Uttcoltt Teacher Instructs On MU IV
Eight Day Period
On Nov. 8. 1955, the Faculty Sen-
may be less freedom between se-
! Esther Montgomery, Lincoln High era, Miss Montgomery says the
I School English teacher, has a pas- work isn't the ordeal she thought
ision for the unique. ill was going to be.
mesters for the students.'
late voted 125-B7 to reinstate the i James i-menger, assiswuu w u
: . ,-,rv, cwinio ; chancellor, and Phillip Colbert.
Esther Mongomery inherited the , dean of student Affairs, would not
teaching profession from her moth-' The imu e Iwd been the comment QD exarQ 8chedule.
er, who also was an English teach-1 8"J" u -" V A t' . I
After 34 years of instructing in i thought that
j the classroom she has temporarily would be forever,"
! was resolved by a sound majority, j Walter Militzer, dean of the Art
In November Thomas Raysor. . and bciences, saio ne supposeo a
chp caid "and She likes the subject matter ofi , T-.iit,i, ,;j f. ; hp was directlv connected with th
. nic , -- ivvuiw vv jw. v , . . ... ,. . , . ' L1J U!CiiUJ Ui tillfciir-iA, ntiu w.
abandoned ner traditional nauoithat 1 might even ireeze Deiore ; nn Liiuscu uuv (erence to the student poll, "its
j learning in favor of the television the camera. Instead, the ti m e young folks because "they are j very tiesiraDie for the University
studio. i whizzes by and I never feel alone , direct and without prejudices.1' i tafee consideration the atti-
Dolly Swift sophomore in Teach-1 Each week-da-v afternoon lor a : since the camera crew gives plen- Through tlie years she has dis
ers College ' will succeed Diane lialf hour beEiminE at 1 P m- sne : ty of moral support. ! liked the constant rush and the
Knotek as soprano soloist for the transforms the TV studio at ..Teachillg by television, howev- lack of time to deal adequately
f.7-member Men's Varsity Glee fc-uuix-iv, ijmvay er Te.qeB planning down to tlie : witn me suojeci. nwera, ir
rinh " ; television station, into her class-; lit cgcond while the same work ' philosophical about this in saying,
' room. ! jn the class room allows more j "1 guess that's the curse of Amer-
: There, instead of 35 or 40 high ; jway " she says
school students, her only "pupil" j rf sona with
,n attendance the lens of a TV rf hi
camera which transmits her ev- h ..j
ery word and move to lot) stuaents ; discussion that eoes alone ' found it and I hope to do my bit , th twrW4i(,k exara oeriod because
The Men's Glee Club under the
Dale Ganz as-
sor of music.
of non - music
' group sings at
a t h 1
events, and at
h it h couneiy Lincoln Journ. for the unique she could never
. , r B Miu fiwlW ! refuse the offer. She says, "It was
out trie siaie.
Howard Johnson of Omaha is
Members of the 1957-58 Glee
Club are as follows:
tude of the students, this was done
in the senate meeting."
Smith said the reason to which
he attributed the present situation i he
was. "the faculty's viewpoint to
1 eive them mure time to grade
ican life." papers. Since it is the stuaents that
1 Of her life she has this to say: j the University exists for, we think
i "It's up to each of us to leave the , this is unfair."
i world a little better than wej thillk w Knould E0 back to
m nme high schools near Lincoln. wUh instructil lg to the classroom," ; through teaching - whether it ! it advantageous to the students
When Miss Montgomery was
first offered the chance to use this j
relatively new medium for teaching j
English, she "drew a blank," in
her own words.
However, despite tlie "blank" she
knew that because of her passion
she says. ba by
Tlie daughter of a clergyman, room."
television or in the class- j tQ utiuze thig time," Fran Gourky,
refuse the offer. She says,
' a challenge, and I just can't turn
down anything new."
! This example is not the only one
j which points out her desire to be
doine new and different things.
First tenors are Wayne Robert- 1952 ghe was the first teacher
son, Charles Stork, Al Elterbroeck,. j fj.om the Lincoln public schools to
Marvin Boehrer, Dale Funkey,! abroad as a foreign exchange
John Williams. Kenneth Tharp, i teacher.
Kermit Erickson, James Pinker-1 Montgomery spent two
Auditions for the All-University i n. Merlin Montgomery, P royears ta Manchester, England,
riods of time to attend Oxford
Talent show will 'be held Tuesday
through Thursday this week at
the Union, according to Bob
Handy, activities director.
The talent show is scheduled for
Nov. 17, and winners of the show
Sherman, Gary Christiansen,
Waldo and Charles Nelson
Second tenor's are Darrell Eber- University and the University of
sDacher. Keith Roumpf, Stanley I Manchester
Widman, Mack Lundstrom. Dean! How does teaching by television
RDilker. William Weesner. Ronald compare with instructing in the
' .... .. . lew r.ovU rntt irwham. TOm rlnssmnm? "It's SO Qllterent.
11 i. - . 1 : ; , 1 i mfiifiriM'p in tnp i vr- r. - , .
II SgM TiS S ! Cadwallader John
will be awarded tropnies.
Tom Gensler was named winner
of the taiem snow k v. aman wiUiBTn Ashlev.il Euess I was born curious.
The Big Eight Talent t,now , r' , r ' rnmnhp Har- Although she still doesn't feel
be presented feb. w-ia at - ,, w , . cl Deibert completely at ease before the cam-
Else, William j she says, "that it is as if " iiad
Pugsley, John Lindell, Dennis El-j just graduated and was beghuiint
! der and Ned Totman. to teach all over again. It's
Baritones are Ken Wehrman, ! opened up new . m
University, Kansas ttaxe, iw
State and Nebraska. Buses will
be provided for travel between the
universities for the talent shows.
Students who desire to partici
pate m the University eomest may
sign up tor audition times in the
student Activities Office. Special
Sempek, Richard Timmerman,
Bob Jensen, X arl 'White, Roger I
Carsten and Lee Miller.
Basses are Kenneth Peterson,'
Larry Sclirag, Charles Hood, Lynn ,
Van Winkle, Lonnie Bayer, Herb
Bohline. James Loigren, Eugene!
Home Ec Club
The Home Ec Club picture will
be taken Tuesday at 5:15 p.m. in
Howell Theater, according to Pat
sy Kaufman, publicity chairman.
Club members wanting rides to
the theater should meet -in front
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. win w i AmRtPHH Ron Braun. Bill Larson.
"T'if necessar Tin - NeD RucWbel and Merrittjof the Home Ec building on Ag
made if necessary. wa 1 Campus at S p. Kaufman said.
XKMinceo. 1 y
Esther Montgomery, English
instructor at Lincoln High
fcbool, instructs a television au
dience English class as part of
KUON-TV's program of educa
tional television program.
KUON-TV is the University tele
situation, lie woulo take Uie iao
ulty's viewpoint and if he was n
student, he would probably take tb
Adrian Legault, chairman of tiie
Civil Engineering Department said
can't make a comparison be
fore the eight-day exams have been
iin effect. The sight day period
; should not be changed until next
jyear. i wouldn't want to see tb
i exam period cut any shorter Iw
i the effect on students."
j Robert Feeney, chairman of tht
'department of chemistry, said ht
"prefers the eight day period be
cause it is better for students to
j be more prepared during the school
' year than to concentrate right b
fore exam period.
! James Miller, chairman of tht
I English department said there art
two weeks devoted to exams pe
riod but only eight days for the ac
tual exams. I believe the period
should be set at a leisurely pact
with a reading period more than a
weekend to prepare for the exams,
I am opposed to any more soueeat
in the exam schedule. One should
take scheduling problems and
semester preparations in consid- ,
"The University exists for stu
dents and therefore the student's
wishes and desires should be a ma
jor factor in deterniining Bdtninis
trative policy," Smith said.
Tlie students seemed to favor
the two-week exam schedule be
cause of tlie following reasons.
1) tlie two week exam period is
profitable for the good student wht
uses this time wisely for review
2) the two week exam period
usually spreads exams out so more
attention can be given to each
3) a recuperation period which is
necessary in a concentrated ight
day exam sclieduie is not war
ranted in the two week exam
4 1 Polls oi students sliow that tl
two week exam schedule is fa
vored over any other propoaeo
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