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MIKE MILLER, Acting Editor solapo. 1 ROGER VOGELSINGER, Acting Business Manager
Managing Editor, Roger Seidler; City Editor. Don Shoe- Co-Asst. Bus. Mgrs., John Kneels, Dorothea Koldyst Local
Adv. Mgr., Faye Goldstein; National Adv. Mgr., Jerry Fried;
maker; Copy Editor, Dotty Stone; Sports Editor, Roy Wil- Co-Circulation Mgrs., Israel Schwab, Christie Kauffman;
liame; Editorial Director, Jackie Hudgins; Society Editor, Promotion Mgr., Delite Hoopes; Co-Personnel Mgrs., Aletta
Ines Althouse; Assistant Sports Editor; Ron Gatehouse: Ph.- Manbeek, Connie Anderson: Office Mgr., Ann Keesey- Classi
tography Editor, Ron Walker; Senior Board, Ron Leik fied Ad, . Mgr., Peggy Davis; Secretary. LII Melko; Research
. and Records Mgr., Virginia Latshaw.
STAFF THIS ISSUE: Night Editor, Vince Carocci; Copy Editors, Ted Serrill, Judy Harkison; Assist
ants, Becky Zahm, Terry Leach, Ron Field, Lil Junas, Lynn Ward, Dick Fisher, Bob Franklin.
Mass Education: Encourage Self-Reliance
Ever since the trend has been toward mass "We tend to over reach, to spoon feed our
education in colleges and universities problems students, and forget that education is an active
have been arising out of the extreme mechan- process which students must undertake for
ization that seems to be necessary in order to themselves. We might, for example, economise
educate large numbers of students. teaching time by cutting down on the number
Educators have pointed out the necessity of of class ineetnigs, especially in subjects where
having more instructors and the feasibility of reading, writing and digesting are the essence
using closed circuit televised lectures. And of learning."
most of the suggestions to improve the factory Because the nature of land grant colleges
method of learning have left a bad taste in the and universities dictates that they assume the
mouths of some students who dislike being ad- larger share of the increase in students, the
dressed by an IBM card number and graded University is in a position to lead the way to
by an IBM machine. ward more effective education methods. And
But the New York Times quoted Dr. Lewis if, in adjusting to the hazards of mammoth en-
Webster Jones, presi d e n t of Rutgers Uni- rollments, the University should become the
versity, as saying mass education should tend proponent of student self-reliance and inde
to make students more dependent on their own pendence, rather than just remain a coordina
resources, and less pampered by their instruc- tor of instruction, mass education would be
tors. In an address to the Association of Land further up .the ladder of academic acceptance
Grant Colleges and Universities of which he is and the products of mass education would
president, Dr. Jones advised teachers to do less emerge with more meaningful degrees.
intellectual "baby-sitting." —Jackie Hudgins
Safety Valve .. e
Places Political Parties • • A Stink for Cabinet
TO THE EDITOR: In reference to Miss Hud- TO THE EDITOR: Will someone please tell us
gin's editorial on reorganization of All-Univer- when the various student government agencies
sity Cabinet, we believe that more consideration at this University are
. going to have the courage
should be given to the idea of increasing the to take a stand against the disgraceful con
representation of the political parties. dition which exists around Sparks and Car-
At the present time there are 25 members of negie? I refer, of course, to the obnoxious
Cabinet and only seven of these are elected by stench that putrefies the air throughout that
the students. In keeping with the recommenda- area.
tions of Miss Hudgins to increase the member- Is it any wonder that student apathy exists
ship to include members who are more repre- when All-University Cabinet continues to ig
sentative of the students, we suggest that class nore such a significant problem? Is there any
vice presidents be added to Cabinet. question why only 25.1% turned out 'to vote
This would mean 11 of the proposed 29 mem- in a campus election? Both political parties
bers would be elected by the students. This sidestep their responsibilities with marked mor
would enable the political parties to have con- al cowardice and refuse to commit themselves
structive planks and would also give these on this important issue.
planks a better chance of obtaining Cabinet
approval and backing.
During the recent election campaign a large
amount of the students' apathy was accredited
to the controversial issue of party planks. Be
cause of the controversy and the resultant doubt
of the probability of any measure' of success
in the attainment of a solution to the problems
which the parties considered in forming their
platforms, many students took an indifferent
attitude toward class elections. This is evi
denced by the poor showing at the polls.
If the political parties, which are really rep
resentative of the students, were given more
power by increased representation on Cabinet,
the varied student feelings of apathy, doubt,
and indifference which appeared so prevalent
in the recent elections would be dispelled and
both the University and the students would
The Cabinet then would be more worthily
called "the sounding board of student opinion.'
EDITOR'S NOTE: All members of Cabinet
except the chairmen of the Board of Publi
cations and Board of Dramatics and Forensics
are elected by at least a portion of the stu
dent body who they are then supposed to
represent. Student council presidents are
elected by the members of their council but
they first must be elected to their council
by the students in their college.
Froth Ad Staff to Meet
The Froth advertising staff will
meet at 6:30 tonight in the Froth
The deadline for December ads
is 6:30 tonight.
Pr Batln Culltattut
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Psychology Club to Moot
The Psychology Club will meet
at 8 tonight in 217 Hetzel
Dr. Alec J. 'Slivinski, assistant
professor of psychology, will
speak on 'Current Trends in Psy
The Penn State Jazz Club presents...
STAN KENTON, and His ORCHESTRA
"Modern America's Man of Muitc"
FRIDAY, NOV. 18
THE DAILY COLLEGIAN. STATE COLLEGE. PENNSYLVANIA
BISHOP SHEEN T.V. PROGRAM. AND DISCUSSION,
8 p.m., Catholic Student Center
BOOK EXCHANGE NEW CANDIDATES, 7:30 p.m., 201
BOOK EXCHANGE OLD CANDIDATES, 7 p.m., 201 Willard
DAILY COLLEGIAN BUSINESS STAFF JUNIOR BOARD,
1:30 p.m., Collegian Office
DAILY COLLEGIAN BUSINESS STAFF SENIOR BOARD,
6:46 p.m., 111 Carnegie
DAIRY SCIENCE CLUB, 7 p.m., 117 Dairy
FROTH ADVERTISING DEADLINE FOR DECEMBER,
6:30 p.m., Froth Office
FROTH ADVERTISING STAFF, 6:30 p.m., Froth Office
GERMAN CLUB. 7:30 p.m., McElwain study lounge
NEWMAN CLUB DAILY ROSARY, 4:16 p.m., 209 Hetzel
NEWS AND VIEWS CANDIDATES AND STAFF, 8:80
p.m., 14 Home Economies •
SPEECH AND HEARING CLINIC OPEN HOUSE, 7 p.m.,
PSYCHOLOGY CLUB, S p.m., 217 Hetzel Union
SCROLLS, 8:30 p.m.. 108 Temporary
SOCIOLOGY CLUB, 7:30 p.m., Atherton yellow lounge
THANKSGIVING PARTY, 7:30 p.m., Lutheran Student
James Hanford, Challen Bonar, Janet Cornell, Patricia
Davie, Herniae Fastow, Herbert Garfinkle, Sylvia Horger,
Lilly Johnson, Barbara Klinebuiger, George Leopold, Wil
liam Heckling, Thomas Reph, James Rooney, Linda Sale.
berg, William Snyder, Dorothy Thompson, Frances Van
deuren, and Richard Wilson.'
LaVie Sophomore Candidates
The second call for sophomore
class candidates has been issued
Interested sophomores will meet
at 7, -ton'i'ght in 105 White Hall.
Featuring 20 of the
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of the paper, the stades*
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Little Man on Campus
"After looking over
the rolling stone
Sow Seeds of Revolt
I confess to a grievious sin. I eavesdrop. Not on personal
acquaintances. My ethics would never permit that, but my
shine tarnishes under the temptation of strangers. My justi
fication is the expansion of my worldly knowledge, and
knowledge justifies all.
The other day -I was enlightened. Two middle-aged women,
who from their conversation were
neither college graduates or the
dating parents of such, let it slip
that colleges were hotbeds of
radicals, Communists, and Revo
lutionaries. I listened eagerly, my
mind alert, but my eyes cast low
with seeming disinterest. My
mind struggled to grasp the sig
nificance 'of this new and inspir
My mind spun. I am a college
student. I may propose revolu
tion, initiate a new trend in
social thought. But more: this
means a new way of life for
12.000 students on camput. Rev
olution. YOU TOO HAVE THIS
RIGHT; THIS DUTY!
Do you have an idea? Plant it,
nuture it, and it will grow like
bacteria. Revolt from the accept
ed. Do you have a thought? Any
thought will do.
A baby revolution is already
present: food service. Should
food be improved? Are meal
tickets really needed? Think!
There's always politics—is rev
olution needed here? A new sys
tem of hierarchy? Control by the
masses? What about the un
touched field of academic courses?
Time for a change in ,curriculum?
More general courses, fewer fund
amentals? New teaching methods?
More movies and comics, less
Little has been done in the line
of regulations. Have a- thought on
signing in and out? Drinking? Car
Tic . -Ao at NUB Desk
THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 17. 1958
your grades I'd say you both had several
rking against you—the faculty."
bans? It's your duty.' Think. Re
Once this gem of knowledge
was brought to my attention,
other evidences rapidly pro
duced themselves. The very
opening lines of a new Y.M.C.A.
namphle t, "Alone in the
Crowd:" bears this out. It reads:
"The fear of being left alone in
the dorm Saturday night . . .
... the furious pace of activities
. . . the terrible. pressure for
success on campus . the con
fusion about morals and where
one is going in Met these char
acterise the modern student of
today's campus . . . these char
acterize the lonely crowd."
This is sad indeed. Revolt from
being lonely. Revolt from the con
forming crowd. Think indepen
dently and be an individualist go
ing about the job Of sowing and
reaping. thought. Plant a tiny
seed; it can grow into a dinosaur.
Scrolls to Meet Tonight
Scrolls will meet at 8:30 to
night in 108 Temporary.
Tonight on WDFM
7:16 , Sign On
' 7 :20 News and Sportrt
7:80 Starlight Review
8:00 Jazz Club
8:80 - Just Out
9:00 Call Card
9 :80 _____ ---- Scenario
10:80 Sign Off
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by dottie stone