The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current, November 18, 1968, Page PAGE 4, Image 4

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The Daily Nebraskan
Enrollment in pass-fail
smaller than expected
by Joanell Ackerman
Nebraskan Staff Writer
The University's pass-fail
system is an option that few
students seem to be using.
This semester there were
19J5 registrations for pass-fail
courses, according to Beverly
C U nningham, registration
"I THOUGHT that more
students would be using the
pass-fail option than there
actually are," said Miss
Cunningham, who has com-
piled a set of statistics on this
semester's pass-fail system.
She said one reason for the
low participation may be that
many students do not under
stand the requirements for
Current policy allows
juniors and seniors the op
Little creativity
causes non-action
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Some see a lack of
creativity on the part of the
students as a reason why
more students haven't gotten
involved this year.
"That march on City Hall
was nothing but a collective
ego-trip," explained Phil
Medcalf , a leader in the Pea
ce and Freedom movement.
"No one created a thing
after that walk downtown,"
Medcalf continued. "Everv
one seemed to be proud that
they walked to City Hall, but
no one has done a thing
DAN LOOKER reported to
ASUN last Wednesday that
the petition drive initiated
during the march was a
"failure at this point"
because nothing had been
generated by it.
Linda Essay, who helped
lead the march, thought it
was "a burst of concern
which fizzled out."
"The whole thing was
squashed by liberal-types who
didn't want to cause a bad
image," she said. "The result
was the resounding boom of
Mike Shonsey, a member of
the Human Rights Com.
mitiee, said uie marcn was
ineffective "because of a lack
of followers, or maybe we just
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CooperLincoln: 'The Boston
Strangler'. (R 1:00, 3:00, 5:00,
7:00. 9:00.
Varsity: 'West Side Story',
(M 1:09,3:43, 6:29. 0:09.
State: 'Helf?a (M 1:00, 3:00,
J: 00, 7:00, 9:00.
Joyo: 'Live A Little, Love A
Little', 7:20 9:20.
Stuart: 'The Split', (M) 1:10,
3:10, 5:10, 7:00, 9:00.
Mth & O: The Good, The Bad
L The Ugly'. 7:30. 'Inspector
Clouseau', 10:10.
-. SUrvfew: 'Closely Watched
Trains'. (R) 7:45. 'Dear John'.
(R) 9:20.
Nebraska: 'Two A Penny',
1:00, 3:00, 5:00, 7:00, 9:00.
Indian Hills: 'Ice Station
Zebra', G) every evening at
:0. Wed., Sat. & Sun., 2:00.
Dundee: 'Funny Girl, (G)
-every evening at 8:00, Wed.,
"Sat , & Sun., 2:00.
Cooper 70: 'Finian's Rainbow',
fGi every evening at S:00. Wed.,
Sat. & Sun., 2:00.
5 ! a funny thins
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portunity ot taking a course
on the pass-fail basis. Pass-
fail courses are restricted to
areas outside the student's
major and minor fields and
may not be used to fulfill
group requirements for
TO REGISTER for a pass
fail course, a student m-
dicates on his worksheet that
he is taking the course on that
A maximum of 12 hours
may be taken on the pass-fail
basis while at the University.
Miss Cunningham said that
this semester two students
are taking four pass-fail
courses each.
The three most popular
departments for pass-fail
courses are the Psychology,
don't have the talent here
carry on an like this."
Shonsey said that if one
went to the dormitories to
discover student power, the
concensus of opinion would be
"there isn't any, and we don't
care if there isn't."
Nebraska campus, in effect,
has no radical leaders, ac
cording to Dave Bunnell.
Bunnell was influenced by
the philosophy of Carl
Davidson when Davidson was
on campus three years ago.
But the fire lit by Davidson
has burnt out now. Bunnell
"The radicals here have
nothing," he said. "They have
been ostracized. All we can do
is push the liberals into doing
something. We are very
disillusioned with the cam
pus." "Bunnell blames the
radicals "for not doing their
homework" but added, "ob
viously, the student body is
not as sophisticated as those
at better schools like
Harvard, Berkeley or
BUT THE power struggle is
not between liberals and
radicals. What is being
demanded by Students? What
does it have to do with the
quality of education at the
Many student leaders think
that the future of the
University is tied up in the
answer? to those questions.
Some Answers will be ex
plored in the conclusion of
this study of student activism
at the University of
Nebraska Union Him
Society Memberships
ere sfiii available.
They may be purchased
November 20 at the Ne
braska Theater and at
the Union Program Of
fice. Admission is $7.18.
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English and Political Science
Departments, according to
Miss Cunningham.
Determination of what is
considered pass or tail is
decided by the instructor of
the course.
who teaches Psych 188, a
course popular with pass-fail
students, says that such a
student must meet the same
requirements as the rest of
the class. The only difference
is that the student gets a "p"
or "f" instead of a letter
"I would guess that the
students who have taken my
courses on the pass-fail option
would have received a C-plus
on a graded basis," he said.
Dr. Stephen R o z m a n ,
assistant professor in the
Political Science Department,
said that a pass-fail student
had to have a C average in
one of his courses to receive a
THE PASS-FAIL system is
a good idea, he added.
because a student has a
chance to experiment in an
area alien to his major field.
Co-op bookstore idea still alive
The idea of a student co
operative bookstore is not
dead according to Glenn
Nees, ASUN Welfare Commit
tee Chairman.
The bookstore sub-commi
ttee has been in active
operation since September he
said. The committee as
received information on such
bookstores in other schools
from the National Student
Association. This inforamtion
is being considered currently
he said.
our primary problem is
financing the operation," he
Two methods of finance
have been suggested thus far,
The first involves selling store
memberships. Student fees
might also be used to foot the
initial expense, he said.
The Welfare Committee has
also been active in organizing
a Residence Hall Planning
Committee, Nees continued
Organization of the com
mittee has been established
and will come before the
Regents Housing Policy
Committee for approval next
If the Committee is ap
proved, it will have ultimate
power in planning of
residence halls, he said. It
will be composed of students,
faculty, and residence hall
In the planning stage,
members of the Welfare
Committee have worked
wav to the forum
rxmber 21-22-23 r
union ballroom
tickets X - union
New initiates of Phi Eta
Sigma, honorary freshman
scholastic fraternity for men
Douglas Alan Beezley, Reid
W. Bond, Arthur Merlin
Bullock, Stanley .Arthur
Carpenter, David Earl Cook,
Philip Dean Jackson, Thomas
Michael Johnson, Tom Aaron
Kirshenbaum, Wai Wing Ng,
Alan Paul Schmidt, Jerry
Blake Simons, Steven Duane
Sinclair, Marc Joel Sorkin,
Gerald Dean Warren, Ronald
Marvin Witt.
Delta Chi, men's professional 1
journalism society, are:
Edward Anson, Joseph
Baldwin, George Bartlett,
Robert Brandt. Van Coker,
James Cook, David Coufal,
James Dean, John Dvorak,
Dewaine Gahan, William
Ganzel, Dennis Hetherington,
Eugene Hillman, Richard
Holman, Arthur Maginnis,
James Ogden, Dana Roper,
and Bruce Wimmer.
closely with Housing Office
Director Edward Bryan.
He added that the Com
mittee would have the power
to regulate the construction of
new residence halls as well as
the operation of existing ones.
Nees said that the Welfare
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- Funny how big you can "gti and Still remain virtu
al ly anonymous.
Somehow we've managed to do it. ?
We're a group of ov er 60 companies, making every
thing from microwave integrated circuits to color televi
sion. And we rank number 9 in the top 500 corporations
in the nation. '
Pretty hot stuff for a nobody.
But thou gh you may not recognize our name, may-
oe uie name sylvania rings a bell. .
It's one of our companies.
quI pterui:.v employer.
NU lab
by Bill Smltherman
Nebraskan Staff Writer
Nebraska boasts the only
independent tractor testing
laboratory in the western
hemisphere according to
Engineer-in-Charge, L. F.
The lab came into existence
in 1919 as a result of the
Nebraska Tractor Test Law
passed that year. This law
requires all tractors sold in
Nebraska to be tested by
state agency, he said.
Nebraska is the only state
that requires tractors to be
independent 1 y tested
However, because of
Nebraska's agricultural
nature, almost all tractors
sold in the United States are
tested in the Nebraska
laboratory located on East
The first tractor was tested
in the spa ing of 1920, he said
It was the kerosene powered
"Waterloo Boy" made by
John Deere.
Since that time, tractors
have been tested from such
varied places as England,
Italy. Poland, Japan, and
Iowa. Some bear famous
automotive names such as
Porsche, Fiat, and Ford.
This month the facility will
test its 1000th tractor, Larson
sub-committee on Drop and
Add will begin meeting with
Lee Chatfield of the Office of
Student Affairs. The purpose
of these meetings will be to
"try and straighten out the
mess in Drop and Add and
Registration," he said.
continued. It will be a mode!
of the "Ford 5000" soon to go
on sale.
THE PURPOSE of tractor
testing is to encourage the
production of improved trac
tors by testing manufac
turer's claims and making the
test results public, he said.
Tractors are tested for heir
power and performance.
Horsepower is tested directly
by electronic means. Actual
performance power is tested
under varying conditions on
the East Campus testing
FACTORY representatives
are always present to make
sure hat the machine is at its
peak performance, he said.
Best fuels and operating con
ditions are also tested and
Larson continued that the
work of the Nebraska
laboratory has forced many
companies to build their own
test facilities. Since the in
Lambert Dolphin
Research Nuclear Physicist
Stanford University
speaking on his own experience under the
influence of LSD in various scientifically
controlled experiments.
Tuesday, November 19, 9:00 p.m.
Phi Delta Theta fraternity - Everyone invited
Campus Crusade for Christ
You may even 1 iv e in one of our telephone company
areas. We operate in 33 states.
So here we are, 5 billion dollars strong, growing all
over the place, and looking for engineers and scientists to
grow with us.
Why don't you think us over with your Placement
Director. ' j-?.'.
Incidentally, we're known in the communications
field as General Telephone & Electronics.
Pass it on.
ception of the Nebraska pro
gram, tractor quality has
been greatly improved
throughout the country, he
He emphasized the fact that
the lab does not test safety
University of Son Diego
Law School
Dean Joseph A. Sinclitico, Jr.
will discuss
prelaw programs and legal opportunities
Students interested should contact
The Placement Office, Nebraska
Union Building 230
and endurance factors.
However, manufacturers are
now constantly improvir ;
these areas on their own so
that legislation will not
become necessary.
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