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THE DAILY TAR HEEL
Portentous Shadows Of
"Poor Response Causes Retreat and possible complete annihila
A small but exceedingly omin
ous and traiic headline in The
Dailv Tar Heel.
The student Qovernment lead
ersliij) training retreat , planned
lor this weekend at Camp Monroe
near I-aurinburg affords an excel
lent and seldom-offered oppor
tunity for consolidation of forces
for the coming year, and an excel
lent opportunity for orientation
of the newly elected student gov
Yet ominous and discouraging
shadows are cast upon the loy-H
academic, vear's governmental ho
rion due to a generaj lack of in
terest and enthusiasm.
Student government offered the
necessary transportation to this
'conclave, but disinterested and
apathetic student officials doomed
the convocation to postponement
C.overnment, throughout the
world, the nation, the campus is
only as strong as is the interest and
enthusiasm of those involved make
And this initial display looks
To former student body Presi
dent Hob Young, who promulgat
ed the retreat proposal, this must
assuredly seem a discouraging re
buff. To other planners of this re
treat which would provide an un
deniable and golden opportunity
for intercourse and exchange of
ideas and plans, this is a blow be
low the midriff. Hut we ask that
vou redouble your efforts for org
anization and participation rather
than allow this admirable project
Such apathetic response is a def
inite cause for pessimism, but not
Laurels And Congrats
For Academic Excellence
The Daily, Tar Heel offers its
most heartycongratulations to Ze
ta Heta Tan Fraternity and Delta
Delta Delta 'Sorority for demon
strated excellence in academics.
Delta Delta Delta took top po
sition in the' scholastic race Avith
an axerage ()! 2.;jl)2. eta Heta
Tan registered, the admirable ax
erage of 2.,5otrto take top honors
among fraternities. """"
With 1.00 or an '"A" being the
epitome of perfection in academ
ics., the overall axerage of these
two groups is both laudable and
To iho'se cynics who arbitrarily
label the University a "party
school" wherein-, scholarship'' is
.subordinated to n-continual sociaf
wiirl. this should afford conx inc-
The Daily TdrIeel
The official student publication of the
Publications Board of the University of
North Carolina, where it is published
daily except Monday and examination
and vacation periods and summer terms.
Entered as second class matter in the
post office in Chapel Hill. N. C, under
the Act of March 8. 1870. Subscription
rates: mailed, $4 per year, $2.50 a semes
ter: delivered S6 a year, $3.50 a semester.
Editor NEIL BASS
Managing Editor .. . ... CLARKE JONES
Associate Editor NANCY HILL
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Night News Editor
in evidence to the contrary.
Special congratulations should
be accorded eta Beta Tan for
consistant academic excellence.
The fraternity has walked off with
top scholastic honors among fra
ternities for nine of the last 12
Such achievement is to be high
A tip of the typewriter, also, to
the second-place fraternity, Sigma
Nu, and the second high sorority,
Alpha Delta Pi.
To thoe fraternities and soror
ities which failed to register high
ly on the academic -scale, the ac
complishments of the winning
group -slmu hi - be -added - incentive
toward greater endeavor through
out the present semester.
In this age of emphasized ath
letics and extra-curricular whirls,
such academic excellence' is a re
freshing and comforting change.
We laurel these outstanding
groups and hope their demon
strated scholastic supremacy will
afford an inspirational illumina
tion for the paths ofNsimilar organizations.
A I ip Of The
A tip of .the editorial derby to
Delta Delta Delta Sorority and
Zeta Beta Tan Fraternity.
The Tri-Deltas took the top spot
in the rac e for high academic hon
ors vith an average of 2.3.462. Per
fect being an "A" or 1.00, the so
rority's overall axerage is most
High honors among fraternities
went to the Z.B.TVs with' an aver
age of 2.5 ",)(. The group has taken
top honors among fraternities for
six of the past eight semesters. For
such distinction, The Daily Tar
Heel offers its commendation and
most hearty congratulations.
To those cynics xvho label us
the "Brji-"Washed Generation,"
we offer this as prooof that an ar
bitrarily designated "party school"
may excel 1 in academic endeavors
Sigma Nu Fraternity with an
axerage of 2.6103 is to ' be con
gratulated also for their close sec
ond. Second place honors among
sororities laudably went to Alpha
Delta Pi Sorority.
In this age of emphasized ath
letics and extra-curr"icular whirls,
such bright spots of academic ex
cellence arc refreshing and comforting.
The sun shone perpendicular
to the earth's axis; ''day and
night were equal the world oxer;
it was the vernal equinox; Chap
el Hill donned the luxuriant robe
of spring. ' ' ' -"
Politicians buzzed around
Graham Memorial like bees at
a hive, coeds burst forth in
shiny cotton skirts; the sap rose
in vegetable and animal;
thoughts piroutted around loung
ing in the sun, vegetating and
rusticating at Hogan's Lake;
academics were crowded from
All this in Chapel Hill over
looking an ancient Triassic Basin.
All this in Chapel Hill
around which the state's cul
tural blood circulates bringing
renewed life to sectional organs
fron Fraying Pan Shoals to Cling
. The University has made tre
mendous strides since first stu
dent Hinton James made the long
trek from Wilmington to Chapel
Hill in the twilight of the Eigh
teenth Century 1795, since Old
East, the first building con
structed on a state university
campus, was completed in 1793.
It has borne witness to high,
progressive peaks and low val
leys of shadow since that initial
enrollment of one.
Examples of progressive peakf
are development of the Coker
Arboretum naturalistic sarden
through the hearty endeavor of From The Cornell Daily Sun:
W. C. Coker in the early 1900 s 7
Dr. Coker converted a swampy,
unsightly area to a bountiful gar
den with assistance, at one
point, of only one laborer and
completion of the Wilson Libra
ry in 1929 with original space
for over 450,000 volumes.
Examples of valleys of shadow
in the University's long and'
eventful history include the
massive drop in enrollment dur
ing the Civil War years from
1861-65 it was also during this
period that General Sherman
boasted of his well-educated
horses quartered in the Univers
ity Library and the current
threatened drop in enrollment if
out-of-state tuition is hiked again
. for the second time in three
"Man, Listen To That Beat"
4 L & Qz&k
Pelvic Contortionist Or Ludwig;
Trend Toward Howling Or Scowling?
It seems something of a
shame that the well-known group,
variously defined as the '"college
(or is that "silent"?) genera
tion," "youthful set," and ivy
ists," never really got around to
appreciating the stupendous
capacities of that well-known
performer, variously defined as
"disrupting," "xtreamy" and
turbing." .' '. ' '
We are all proud of the long
tradition of which the Universi
ty may boast from the initial en
deavors of Rep. Sam McCorkle
who fought for implementation
of Article 41 of the state Con
stitution in the 1770's and 80's
to the present culminated 6,000
plus enrollment. ' ,
We are also proud of that Art.
41 which asserts:
"A school or schools -.shall be
established by the leglature. . . .
to instruct at low prices."
Now a long tradition is threat
ened due primarily to the short
sightedness of an apparently
provincial-minded legislator who
wants an, in effect, exclusion act
passed by the General Assembly.
Already an intellectual migra
tion of professors is departing
No, we do not refer to Jasha
Heifitz, Arturo Toscanini or Fan
dibaldini Caracinetti. We refer,
with all due humility, to Elivs
Here is a . . . well, "man" ... .
who has gained the money and
admiration of thousands, who has
set whole new patterns in such
important sociological areas as
dress, guitars, and hair styles.
And yet, through it all, he has
from the University due to too
low salaries. Now the Ross Bill
to hike non-Tar Heel tuition $200
imminently threatens to cut off
a valuable source of additional
faculty and outstanding students.
Again the University enters a
valley of shadow from which on
ly' alert and liberal-minded leg
islators may rescue it'by immed
iately killing the Ross Bill. The
right of freedom of ingress must
be asserted. ' -
never captured the real, deep
down frenzy of the College
- It comes as little surprise,
therefore, to note that a few of
the more socially-conscious citi
zens of New Haven, Conn.
that's where Dartmouth ishave
started a campaign which seems
to us to have a great future: an
"I Like Ludwig" campaign.
These noteworthy citizens have
founded a National "I Like Lud
wig" Club, they have sent out lit
tie buttons which let the wear
er proclaim his devotion for this
Ludwig, and they claim that they
have 10,000 adherents. "Identify
yourself with civilization," they
say. "Join the swing to Ludwig."
(Ludwig was a Swing man?)
We had, of course, predicted
this .movement all along, but we
had envisioned it a little differ
ently. We know it would come,
but we thought that it would be
a Trend to Toscanini, or a Move
to Mozart, or a Swing to Stradi
varius. But the important part
is not precisely who is featured
in the reaction, but that the re
One thing puzzles us a little,
however. Just who is this Lud
wig fellow. The Club doesn't
say at any point, their face on
the button is completely indis
tinguishable. (In fact the por
trait on the button, though it
shows a man in something like
18th century dress, has a face
that outdoes Presley: scowling,
sexy and sneering.) Try as we
might, we have not yet been able
to comprehend who this'fellow
We remember in history learn
ing about some Ludwig Smith
and a Miss P. Hontus, and there,
was some German reactionary,
Martin Ludwig, but we don't see
what those two figures have to
do with this new movement.
There was also a young French
man named Jaques Lud who was
a famous 17th century wig manu
facturer, but even his connection ,
Our anguish at, not knowing
the identity of this figure is
even greater because we tend
to favor new stars on the musical
scene. Not that we repudiate this
" Mr. Presley not that. But just
that we like to see new person
alities, coming performers and
And so we would ask all of
you who are erudite and brill
iant, perhaps those who frequent
the Music Room to solve this
plight. Who yea, what is Lud
wig? And lest anyone think this
a thankless task, we have a good
sized button, with a pleasantly
scowling face and three cryptic
words, "I Like Ludwig," for the
lucky person who can help us
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From Intercollegiate Pross:
The faculty at Knox College has adopted a pro
posal of the college executive committee to return
to the semester system. Knox has operated success
fully on both the semester and the quarter system.
The quarter system was adopted by the college dur
ing the wnr to enable men to accelerate their edu
The f blowing information, taken "from a com
plete and ebjective report prepared by Dr. Bum
stead, chairman of the psychology department, was
issued to the faculty to expedite deliberation oh
Claimed Advantages of Quarter System:
1. Present-- the possibility rf students entering
Knox at three different times each year.
2. Expenses of student can be handled m three
rather than two installments.
3. Provides neat and even spacing for three ma
jor theatre productions per year. If four were at
tempted under the semesfer system, the program
of student laboratory productions would be limited.
1. With three quarters, and the possibility of
offering a course as 3, 4, or 5 hours, a department
has nine different ways of offering a course. A
comparable figure for the semester system would
2. The possibility of offering courses more fre
quently makes it easier for a. student to mate up
deficiencies; the quarter system also permits a
change in a student's vocational plans to be reflect
ed more rapidly in his enrollment.
. 3. The student can lenroll in as many as GO dif
ferent courses duringhis college career.
4. Christmas and spring vacations come as na
tural breaks at the end of a school unit; end of
quarter examinations automatically eliminate the
pre-vacation absenteeism of the semester system.
5. The tendency under the quarter system to com
press work into a shorter time places great re
spoiwibility on the student to plan, organize and
carry out his own work.
Claimed Disadvantages of Quarter System:
1. Since the quarter system is used in the minor
ity of American colleges, students transferring to
or from Knox with less than a full year's credit in
a course tend to los-e credit. Most academic records
are kept in semester-hour units.
2. During March many companies want to .end
representatives to the campus to interview students.
For two weeks of this month job placement service
must cease because of winter quarter final turns
and spring vacation.
3. On transcripts from most other colleges, there
is the necessity of translating from semester hours
to quarter hours.
1. Most textbooks are planned for a seme.-ter
2. If a student in temporarily disabled he mies
a greater proportion of class meetings of each
Claimed. Advantages of Semester System:
1. Facilitates entrance to and transfer to Knox,
since end of first semester coincides approximately
with end of term of high schools and most othtT
colleges and universities.
2. There would be two periods of enroLLniertt,
billing and collection of fees instead of three.
3. The administration of the inter-colleiit
'athletic program would be simplified and made
1. Most textbooks are planned for semester
2. The longer time of the semester provides
better "pacing" and a longer period in which U
Claimed Disadvantages of Semester System.
1. We are now on the quarter system. A tluuge
to the semester system would occasion much extrJ
work for faculty and administration and an x lead
ed period of confusion and adjustment.
2. There seems to ibe strong student ftthn-
favoring the quarter system.
1. Christmas add spring vacation come m Arti
ficial breaks; the after-Christmas period tends f
become a review period during which little or t
new work is done. There is a problem of absentee
ism just before and after vacations.
2. With two semesters and the possibility of of
fering a coiuva as 3,4, or 5 hours, a department ha,
only six different ways of offering a course. (A
comparable figure for the quarter system would
Mauley Springs Most hearty congratulations.
The secrecy surrounding operations of the camp
us stores is reminiscient of another brand of closed
action which eventually erupted in a congre.ionu3
investigation. Shades of Dave Beck??
It is indeed admirable that University professor
have spoken up on Rep. L. H. noss's infamous bill
to hike out-of-state tuition. Is it possible that leg
islators can completely disregard that plans of stu
dents and the warnings of faculty?
The B" average recorded by the top fraternity
m the scholastic race is assuredly a rebuff for those
cynics who label the University a "party school"
with lighteaing-fast rapidity.