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Four Years rnsufance:
The Orient ation Program
This aptly describes, we feel,
the chance to serve our University
in the orientation program.
I.ducators generally agree that
the best time to effectively impress
matters upon the mind is durng
its formulative state.
Thus incoming freshmen should
certainly be subjected fully and
compresensively to the traditions
of the Honor System the Camp
us and Honor Codes.
They should be super-saturated
whh the working of this institu
tion, both academically and from
the standpoint of extra-curricti-lars.
To provide this type of orienta
tion, a large staff of interested and
enthusiastic students must devote
their time and effort as orienta
tion counselors. ?
According to men's orientation
Chairman jerry Oppenheimer, he
needs 250 applicants. As of Friday,
only i5o or so applications had
been filed in the student govern
ment office in Graham Memorial.
Consequently, 100 more Stu
dents are needed to devote their
invaluable service to the Univer
There is hardly any better op
portunity available to forward the
standards of . honor and academic
freedom for which this institution
And what better insurance of
four years success could be afford
ed than an initial well planned
and well operated week during
which a newcomer can get off on
the right foot.
If you are proud of your Uni
versity, serve it.5
Your service as a counselor to
befuddled and bewildered fresh
men is a service, in its own way,
as large as that which the out
standing chaches of Frank Mc
Guire performed a week ago.
Try Ross's Complacency
Wc grow or we'die.
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This is an okLdage which ap
propriately fitvjhc present status
f our instuuti(ti as we know, and
Ioe it. '"
The University has grown by
leaps and bounds since its found
ing in the twilight of the Eigh
This growth we attribute pri
m.uily to two reasons:
(1) The foresight of outstand
ing leaders like AVilliam R. Davie,
surveyor-trustee for whom the
Davie Poplar is named; first Presi-
dent Joeph ,Caklvell, for whom
Caldw ell Hall . i named; Samuel
, K. MtCorkle, 'minister-fund raiser
lor ivTioni McGorJcIe Pface, area
defined by South, Building north
ward to Franklin St., is named.
(2) Freedom of ingress, the fact
that University instruction was
limited to no particular group
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Joey Payne, Stan Shaw.
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Night Jtews Edito
excluding women until the-Twentieth':
Century and Negroes until
shortly after May, 1954.
This second reason for growth
-Ave emphasize particularly in light
of Rep. L. H. Ross of Beaufort's
bill to hike out-of-state tuition
When Sam McCorkle fought for
implementation of Article 41 of
the North Carolina Constitution
which called for establishment ofN
a state university, it read this way:
"A school or schools shall be
established by the legislature for
the convenient instruction of
youth, with such salaries to the
masters, paid by the public, as may
enable tliem to instruct at low
. prices and -alloueluldearuing shall
be encouraged and promoted in
one or more universities."
No mention, -in any shape, form
or fashion, is there listed of "con
venient intruction" merely for
North Carolina youth.
Yet with an attitude of seJf
satisfaction and apparent com
placency, Rep. Ross of . Beaufort
has proposed to push forward the
trend toward University educa
tion only , for home-grown and
dyed-in-tlK. wool North Carolin
ians. ' . '
At present, of a- total 6,634 en
rollment, only 1,269 students hail
from other states.
This scant thousand, among
whom are contributors to all phases
of campus life, t certainly may be
much more scanty next , year if
Ross's limitation, in effect, bill
As an example of student con
tribution from an out-of-stater,
we point to Mike Weinman, Uni
versity Party chairman who hails
from the geographic banana
Other student leaders in every
field could be pointed to with
pride, students who aren't home
grown and dyed-in-the-wool North
Some might even puff out their
chest a little at. the name Rosen
bluth, or QuigS or Brennan or
Kcarns or Curringham all New
York boys originally.
Still Rep. Ross wants the op
portunity to attend the University
to be finailically available only to
students with tarred heels.
We're from Eastern North Car
olina. But we're ashamed of the
. man from Beauford's provincial
ism, especially in light of the out-of-state
raise which went through
'only two years ago.
We wonder what progressive
leaders like Davie and Caldwell
and McCorkle would have tliotight
of Mr.-Ross's complacency even
"A school or schools shall be
established . . . for the convenient
instruction of youth (no geo
graphical limitation) 1 to -Instruct
at low prices.''
Shame, shame' on 'you. Mr. Ross.
Your constitutional slip is showr
,YGU Said It:
IU ; I I U U U U U
r am what is called by the edi
tors (see editorial, April 5 issue)
a member of the Silent Genera
tion, stumbling along these four
years of college, silent, faceless,
never judging for fear of being
But, alas and alack, I have
stumbled upon a few obstacles
(some would call them articles)
in the past few days , that have
cot only injured my pride and
dignity and withered a part of
the in-group feeling associated
with :the university and it's con
stituents, but have given me the,
energy and fire to want to rid
myself momentarily of this state
of inertia so obviosuly endowed
me and my cohorts as members of
this faceless generation and pose
a question, to the W. C. Georges
and Anthony Wolffs who so
graciously have taken upon them-
selves the indubious positions of
Chief Justices and jury to revive
in the Court of Reform the task
of Segregation or Integration.
"If Ye must judge, then let
Ye be Judged" or however the
saying goes. I say that the segre
gation issue "is insignificant rela
tive to these issues of sides
(which are without doubt valued
judgment?) in so far as the degra
dation of the human race, physi
cally as the George's would have
and morally, as the Wolff's would
have it (at least in the south).
In . choosing sides, I would
prefer to remain in the middle
I recently read an article in
The Daily Tar Heel complaining
about the garbage disposal pro
blem in Chapel Hill. In the same
issue, I noticed that editors of
The Daily Tar Heel are doing
their utmost too alleviate thi un
They, have hit upon the ingen
ious device of installing garbage
disposal units in the newspaper.
I am referring, of course, to the
editorial sheet. I have had the
misfortune of watching untold
quantities of mental garbage fil
ter through that journalistic abor
tion this year.
; I believe, however, that The
Daily Tar Heel reached unassail
able heights of emotionalism in
the emi-hysterical attack by Mr.
Anthony Wolff upon Dr. W. C.
George. This is not to say that I
am in complete agreement wih
Dr. George's somewhat medieval
I believe that the "inferiority"
of the Southern Negro stems
more from environment than
" from heredity. I do believe, how-'
ever, in the individual expression
of ideas without the risk of journ
Please, gentlemen, give us
articles written by men who do
their reasoning with something
other than their adrenal glands!
and let these two extreme fac
tions "kindle the fire that will
eventually drag "them and
"some .of their members to
Hell." Who are these Wolffs
who have "carpetbagged" their
way to this University to iudge
and condemn their fellow be
ings for a situation that was
brought about by. forefathers
who were southerners and Yan
kees? Suffice it to be that many
a coin of slavery was pocketted
by those "merchants" above
the Mason-Dixon Line ... i
But let us leave the past and
reconnoiter the present I think
of the integration movement as
analogous to the labor movement
since both have bathed infamous
ly in the jpools of public sym
pathy, "kindling , the fire.'
against coercion, segregation and
condemnation. Y.et hasn't some
trite phrase 'been coined some
where along the road of slang and
salvation to the effect of "prac
tice what you preach?" ... -Senator
McClellan has said it
to Beck, and I, as representative
of my silent partners, say it to
the Wolffs and Georges.
I am taking the middle to the
road. I said, therefore a slap on
the hand to the W. C. George;
for having the audacity as scien
tists with scientific backgrounds
of facts and operational defini
tions to base such nonsense (my
valued judgment) as the biologi
cal inferiority of the Negro on
In such a technical society as
ours, Messrs. George, with
chemistry sets, do-:t-yourself
kits, and atomic firecrackers,
subjective impressions are not
enough. We want the facts,
George, pure and simple, to
substantiate your conclusions.
Gather your evidence, observe
it, test its validity, and accept 01
reject your propositions it's
plain and simple. They taught it
to you and me as we stumbled
along silently. Give us, the face
less ones, the authenticity, accu
racy, and integrity of your opin
ions in order that we may make
our own conclusions as to the
validity of yours.
Before I become exhausted and
lose momentum, stumbling back
amongst my people, I wish to go
down saying (and this again is
my valued judgment);
Why all this furor about seg
regation and integregation? Let
us net kindle the forest while
putting out each others fires. -
This issue will get out of hand
only if these over-anxious radi
cals, heroes, non-conformists,
or what-have-yous are .allowed
to woo us against our fceffer
It is an accepted fact that the
present generation does' not feel
as strongly towards segregation
as that previous to( it nor did
that generation of our fathers feel
as opposed to integregation as did
-It seems that time is the best
healer of wounds, whether they
be physical or emotional, while
education is . the best preventer
of them. The cave-man as. we? as
the foundling found by the edu
cation of experience that fire was
dangerous out of it's place.
To use another expression, "Let
us stop' and count to ten" before
we let this issue get the best of
us maybe ten years, maybe ten
generations. Were it. possible to
preconceive, we would find in all
probabilities the word "segrega
tion" a foreign word when ap
plied to mankind. Segregation in
mores, folkways, and customs
would -have disappeared as well
as segregation in law.
My silent people, here I come.
Joseph B. Alala Jr.
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Lenoir Takes Unexplained Steps
This is. to inform the manage
ment of Lenoir Hall that the stu
dent workers will not be intimi
dated -or forced into silence by
the use of full time employees or
the closing of dining rooms.
Both of these threats . were
made (by implication, of course)
at Mr. Prillamani meeting sever
al weeks ago, but it was not until
last week that any step was made
in this , direction. Amazingly
enough the full time workers
were . hired before the student
workers were released, yet the
reason for closing the food line
(incidently throwing several boys
out of work) was the small vol
ume of business on that line. Why
hire more full time workers then?
Shades of Upton Sinclair, when
will something be done?
William E. Brigman
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By Walt Kelly
Night Editor Manley Springs
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Dr. George's speech, as reprinted m The Dai.y
Tar Heel, has prompted mc to write this letter, not
as an answer to his comments nor 'as the brief of
one of the participants, in some sort of debate. I
have such an answer; more, I have , had t'uch an
answer. I see little or nothing to be gained by
writing it now. .
I mtintaio Dr. Cors's views art' wrong. Mere
pve.r b host, yei n army of sociologists, psycho
logists, educators, political and religious leaders
maintain he is, wrong. Their argument has been
presented already, entirely too many times.
This general question was first raised in this
country before 1800, when many Quakers freed
their slaves. It has been soundly debated since then.
Of course, as is usually the case, complete agree
ment has not been reached airfcng our countries
leaders; but, roughly at the antipodes from Dr.
George's. The debate can now be considered more
or less closed.
"There is only a question of implementation" of
the concepts we have decided are correct For these
leaders of "the U. S. to pause and engage in this
argument again, with Dr. George or anyone else,
is unhelpful. They do not have the time, nor should
thehaye the inclination to do so.
Further, we, thS liberals, are making, it seems
to me, a serious mistake by encouraging Dr.
George and other proponents of "white suprem
acy" to present their views.
, Consider an analogy. There is an inactive minori
ty -in this country wbb believe that labor unions arc
the gift of the Devil, and, in general, that the lower
economic clashes which the unions represent are all
made -up of worthless "dirty foreigners" and shift
less immoral animals.
These people had their say in . 1900. Booth
Tarkington was one of their many representatives
at that time.
In what situation would this country be if this
point of view were still to be reckoned with? I
Rather instead, it has been becoming a bit em
barrassing to admit that one believes "the" poor do
it it deserve bathtubs as they would only, store their
coal in it," a popular idiom in the days of the
sweatshops. This is as it should be, it seems to me.
There is a cultural lag, clearly. At different
times each of us find himself a reactionary and
in disagreement with the majority. When this is
the case, we are free to speak.
Often, however, we say to ourselves, "Well, I
guess I'm wrong,' -or simpler, "I don't see much
point in arguing, if everyone is on the other side,"
or more scientifically, "Well, if I'm right let's try
and prove it." Thus, we are temporarily quiet and
the world progresses-.
am sure that there are many people who regret
giving, women the right tovvMe. But they do not
A year ago, Bridey Murphy was the scientific
discovery of the century. Now, who will support
Bridey at the next meeting of the American Assn.
for the Advancement of Science?
Yet rhere are millions of good Americans who,
faithfully reading True magazine, wonder why
their hero is ignored. Thank Cod, they are not
in a position to force our scientists to believe
this, hoax; they don't form citizens councils to
defend Bridey Murphy. (Not even in Los Angeles.)
I believe my point is made clear. It is time for
Dr. George to take his views, retire to his living
room, reread his Bilbe speeches and his well-thumbed
"Mein Kampf," and contemplate the good old
It is time for Dartmouth not to invite him to
speak, and time not to print his ideas. The rest of
us have work to do.
Robert L. Crain
We grow or wc die.
Thij is an open letter to the Legislature of the
State of North Carolina, and to the faculty, students,
and administration of this University.
At this moment there is a bill before the state
legislature to raiso the tuition fee for out-of-state
students at this Universiy by $200 from $500 to
i$7do.: . :
I wish here to speak against the passage of
this bill; in so doing, I hope and believe that i
speak for the majority of the students, in their
best interest and in the bes- interest of the Con
solidated University and the Stat of North Caro
lina. The effect the bill will have if it is passed is ob
vious: there wTill be a diop in the number of out-oi'--tate
students in the Consolidated University.
This drop may not be noticeable for four years,
for those out-of-state students already - settled at
Carolina will be understandably and- hearteningly
reluctant to leave. But the loss will become increas
The increase in tuition will not only, hurt tbe
students who for one reason or another want to
come to Carolina but cannot; it will by the same
token hurt the university, and its hurt will be
It has became axiomatic that a university must
attract a student body which includes differences
in background and interest. In fact the present
day university finds its roots in the "studia gener
alia" of the Middle Ages, and these first univer
sities were established as resorts for scholars from
all over Europe.
This is still the meaning xf the word university
in Europe, and it would be wrong to so sadly revise
that .meaning here. , .
More than ever before, and more in this univer
sity than almost any other, it is important that we
keep our doors open to any student who wishes