The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, September 10, 1958, Page 1, Image 1
CLO 7 ' TIC SPECIAL FRESHMAN ISSUE SPECIAL FRESHMAN ISSUE ivUvwiv ffifllS ' I ; J ComPlete W Wire Service CHiTlIlTTRT : JbDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1958 Offices in Graham Memorial EIGHT PAGS THIS ISSuT i I - - . r ? r . TTTT-T-- ni ir -v - . I volumk xlvii no. i Head 1 executive Activities Four students are elected each pr,ng in campus-wide elections to head the executive branch of stu dent government. Serving as student body presi dent this yrar is Don Furtado. .senior from darner. Others officers are: Ralph Cummins, vice president, Raleigh; Miss Paddy Sue Wall, sec retary. Winston-Salem; and Charles D. Grjy III, treasurer. Gastonia. One of the president's most im portant duties is to represent the student body in all dealings with i students of other schools, and with tne faculty and trustees. The president also is authorized to appoint committees and his cabinet, carry out laws passed by th? .student legislature, and veto legislature acts. Legislation can be pasied over his veto, however. HIGHLIGHT A highlight of the presidential )car is the State of the Campus ad.lress. given annually to the legislature. yresiacm serves asi pt-akcr of the legislature and as its presidcing oficcr .He becomes president in the event that office is vacated. Maintaining the records and files of he tjdent body is the secre tary She al.o records the, minutes of a!I student body meetings and! handles correspondence for the executive branch. The treasurer disburses the money appropriated by the legis lature. No Freshmen Allowed Cars On Campus With tie parkin? meter fight rrded wiih at least a partial vic tory for I he students in that there will be no meters in fraternity areas, there U still the sobering note of ii and new car regulations fir students. In order to relieve congestion on campus, two years ago Bob Young, then president of Ore student body, agreed to the following limitations on car privileges so tnat most stu derts would be alir-wetl cars: 1 No freshmen may have , cars on the campus. 2 Only sophoniores who havv at tained a "C" average may have cars on campus. 3 1 All cars must be registered w th the assistant to the dean of student affairs. (Registration costs $1 and will be conducted during academic registration, the proce dures to be .nnDunccd at that time.) 4 No car nay park between the li'urs of 7 a;m. and 3 p,m. in areas of the campus designated for staff use. 3 Student cars should show their rtgistration stickrrs at all times. Violation of the parking rules may moan that a student loses car privileges at Chapel Hill. During the past year the Uni versity built a parking lot near the lt II Towvr to ease the growing car picblcm. due to growing enrollment. SOT L'SKD However, tudents did not use the lt. ami conequently through agrcc-HM-nt bctwevs student government iid administration a plan was set up to make use of this lot. The new regulations state that 'II Oner iil College cars with the exception of those who have a place park off tlu; street in fraternity i.'a niut park their cars during lh hours of 7 a.m.O p.m. In the l' II Tower Lot or away from both t-'npus and the downtown section f Chaptl Jim. These cars will be given a special '"II Tower Lot kticker which will "ui-e their finding a tpace in the Four I . V' i U.l " ffuV.- n n w nun n rx I . v 1 ip- kt .- uer week Unde liikm-i jhdil Program is Varied xlf7 v; rx, -r.w: M -- Pausing for a moment's rest in front of Graham Memorial are the leaders of UNC's student government executive branch. From left to right are Don Furtado, president; Ralph Cummings, vice Warm Greeting To Be Staged For Foreigners Plans are underway to insure a! warm welcome for the estimated 75 new foreign students who will be enrolled for the fall semester in the University. F. Carlyle Shepard. associate dean of the General College and assistant adviser for foreign stu dents, estimates that between 75 and 80 new foreign students will join the 30 returning foreign stu dents on the UNC campus thus week. A committee headed by Miss Sip ra Bose. a University student, has mapped out a program to orient the students from the various points of the globe to the "Caro lina way of life." Upon their arrival in Chapel Hill, the foreign students will be met by members of the orienta tion committee. Undergraduates will arrive Wednesday and will follow the .regular orientation schedule set up by the University for all new entering students. The special orientation program for foreign students, except those in the School of Public Health, will begin Saturday with a picnic to be held in cooperation with the Community Church in Chapel Hill. A separate orientation program has been set up for students in public health. On Sunday, Sept. 14, the for eign students will gather at the United Congregational Church for a grojp breakfast. At that time they will meet the adviser to for eign students. Dr. A. C. Howell of the University campus faculty; the president of the Cosmopolitan Club, Nola Hatten; along with counselors and student advisers. Sunday afternoon the group will meet in the Library Assembly Room where they will be briefed on banking, post office regulations, eating and shopping facilities, and the academic life at UNC. At 2:30, the foreign students will join UNC freshmen and oth ers for a reception being given by UNC Chancellor William B. Aycock and his wife. A Dutch dinner at Lenoir Hall with a discussion on extra-curricular activities will conclude Sun day's plans. Monday morning will begin with a coffee hour followed by a special session of orientation for gradu ate students with tours and lec tures. The final event in the for egn students' orientation will, be (See GREETINGS, Page 7) Ui-;; V : :'i.yJ' " o M General M 4.-i xxiv;a fw ' , -H- 7 . I . ,. ' "-.-w ' " " -.; ' . ' - : x - x.fhtri i- UNC If s By CLAltKE JONES What's the housing situation here? Serious, says University Housing Officer James Wadsworth. "It's thirty below zero." Wadsworth said there are thirty men here who do not have rooms at the present time. These men will be put in Cobb dormitory's base ment until rooms can be found for j tbem. I'ROBLEMS Wadsworth listed several prob lems he's facing in his job. to get students placed. "Some of the third year medical students are here and are temporar ily living in Connor dorm. They have to shift around in Connor as the regular occupants arrive." The football players are living in Winston, he said. They will have to move around as the regular students come back. "But the problems make it rou tine," he said. Three new dormitories behind Woollen Gym will open this fall and will house 652 students. But even these three Avery, Parker, and Teague, are not enough to get everyone settled at first. TIIliEE MAN ROOMS Three-man rooms will be the situ ation again in four men's dorms Mangum, uManley, Ruffin, and Alex ander. "Thirty don't have rooms so we're putting them in Cobb base ment as we have done the past several years," he said. Can't students find enough pri vate rooms in town? "Private rooms are getting very low," Wadsworth said. Available At Registration Student Wives' Tickets The athletic department has an nounced that tickets for student wives are available during regis tration. These tickets will enable a stu dent's wife to sit with the student in the student section. The tickets cost $10 and will be available to any student who has registered at Woollen Gym. Season tickets are. still on sale at $20 for five games, a reduction of $2.50 from the individual ticket price, n president; Miss Paddy treasurer. Sue Wall, ousing 01 Thirty Below Zero "I am encouraging landladies to rent rooms to women. We can put the men in Cobb basement but the girls have no similar accommoda tions. And more peop.e in town have started renting rooms to wom en." While Wadsworth talked a third year medical student called, want- ing to know when the undergrad- j uate students in Connor were com- ! ing back "I don't know when they're com ing back," he had to say. "School starts Sept. 18 but they may come back anytime. Some of them are here now." Married student hous ng is still a big headache for the Housing Office. "Married students, an? scrambl ing around and finding trailers and rooms. But there practically aren't any more two-b?droom places in Chapel Hill in tire price range of Merchants Plan Large Welcome For Newcomers On September 15, the Universi ty's new students will be welcomed to Chapel Hill by the Chayel Hill Carrboro Merchants Assn. and Chamber of Commerce. Directors of the event, the Chamber of Com merce committee, plan to feature a "misplaced items" contest spon sored by participating merchants. According to the contest rules, objects irrelevant to their business will be placed in the show win dows. New students will write on contest blanks listing the partici pating stores the names of the ir relevant items they find in the store windows. Ten-dollar gift certificates will be awarded to the first twenty cor rect answers drawn at the Merch ants Assn. Office. An estimated 1,500 new students are expected to visit the stores and take part in the contest. Welcome streamers and favors are being prepared by many merchants for the new arrival!;. Members of :he Welcome Stu dents Committee are: Milton Jul ian, chairman; Carlton Byrd, Ty Boyd, and Jo Augustine. The event is being financed by the Trade Promotion Fund of the Chamber of Commerce, - - y rtfmmium u i nhnn ii. secretary; and Charlie Gray, nation? ; the ordinary couple.' In fact, he said, there are most none of any kind." He said "almost nothing is "al- fur- nished." A total of 350 married students are livins in Vietnrv Villas in. ! cated in the Memorial Hospital' and jJVledical School area "But there are that many if not more married students on the wait ing list. Those on the list usuailv have to wait about a year before finding anything. For all his problems Wadsworth is not unhappy or angry that he can't find enough housing. He is, on the contrary, very grateful. "I am very happy that people are so understanding about He prob lems, which are nobody's fault, really." He was particularly pleased with the way the local radio station was helping the Housing Office. "I am very grateful to the radio station for their announcements about referring to us for rooms. The station has been very helpful." GRAHAM MEMORIAL: A Home Graham Memorial, the student union building, is the place to go if you want to: 1. work on a major publication, 2. join one of Carolina's two political parties, 3. play pool in the basement, 4. listen to good music while concentrating on a game of chess. In short, Graham Memorial is the centec of extracurricular ac tivity here. It has often been called "a home away from home." FIRST FLOOR The chief attraction on the first floor is the large main lounge where you can go to read, talk, or just relax and watch other students relax. Adjoining the main lounge on the north end is the TV room. A color set was installed here last year. During commercials you can trot back to the coffee room for a quick break. At the other end of the hall is the information office. Around the corner is the dierctors office. The ' building is directed by Howard ! Henry, who arrived on campus last ! summer from the University of, 1 Orientation begins Thursday for approximately 2100 new students at Carolina. The real beginning will be at 7 p.m. Thursday when meetings for all new students will be held. Freshmen men will meet in Me morial Hall, freshman women in Hill, and transfer men in Hill Hall. Math and English placement tests will be held earlier in the day, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., respectively, in Carroll Hall. Entering UNC for the first time wilL be approximately 1200 General College students (including trans fers), 400 coeds, 253.300 graduate sludents, 150 transfers, 65 Phar macy, 65 .Nursing, and 13 Dental Hygiene students. All figures are approximate. Directing the orientation program this year are Herman Godwin of Dunn, and (Miss Katie Stewart of Norfolk, Va., respective chairmen for men and women. New students will take physicals, placement tests, and several cam pus tours. Friday night Chancellor Aycock will speak and a film entitled. "In the Name of Freedom" will be shown. The chancellor's reception will be held Sunday afternoon from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. A discussion of academic iije will Staffers Needed For Newspaper The first regular issue of The Daily Tar Heel will be published Thursday, Sept. 18. During the time in between Ed itor Curtis Cans and Managing Ed itor Clarke Jones will be in The Daily Tar Heel Office to show any potential staff members and visitors the newspaper's facilities. There are many openings on the staff for writers, feature writers, columnists, sports writers, and ad vertising people. - No experience in necessary and one can learn a great deal by working on the paper. The advertising positions give a person with initiative a chance to earn up to $150 a month and there are cash prizes for reportial and editorial excellence.' Opportunities for advancement are many, and a trip to the office on second floor of Graham Memor ial will not be worthless. Away From Home Wisconsin. The two mezzanine landings on the stairways include the Carolina Quarterly office (north end) and the assistant director's office (south end). At present there is no assistant director. SECOND FLOOR The econd floor includes offices of: The Student Activities Fund. This office handles the accounting for all campus activities. The Daily Tar Heel," student newspaper. Student government where the student body officers work. The Publications Board and the Carolina Forum. The Graham 'Memorial Activities Board sponsors of activities such as bridge and dancing instructions, free movies, and band concerts. Also on this floor are: . Roland Parker lounges 1, 2, and 3 Meetings of the Student Party ! and the University Party are held here. The rooms may be used i separately or as one big room. i The Woodhouse Conference " I take place Monday night at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall. Speaking will Dr. James Godfrey, dean of the faculty, and Dr. George Taylor, associate History professor and head of the superior freshman pro gram. ( . For the complete orientation schedule see page 6. , Free movies, a picnic, and a spe cial welcome by local merchants are other highlights of the week long program. Men's Orientation Chairman God win said the program will be "a most interesting and enjoyable ex perience" for all the new students. "In addition to becoming ac- Wecome Given New Students By Furtado Student Body President Don Furtado Tuesday welcomed all new students to the campus. "On behalf of ' your fellow stu dents here at UNC, I welcome you to our campus.. "You will find that Chapel Hill is a wonderful place ot live and study," he said. Furtado said "Here at your dis posal is everything the student can ask for to mak" his stay worth while and enjoyable friendly and outstanding professors, an inform al college atmosphere, a beautiful campus, and activities of every type." ' ; He added there are various non academic interests "which you will soon discover for yourself." Furtado said "Your opportunity to funtion in a self-governing socie ty is perhaps the most of all of these elements of Carolina life." Debate Squad To Discuss Nuclear Testing Question The UNC Debate. Squad, under the leadership of Clay Simpson, will travel the conference circuit this year debating this question: "Resolved: That nuclear testing shall be banned by international agreement." Students interested in partici pating have been asked to visit the orientation activity session booth of the debate squad or send a postal card to P. O. Box 1152, Chap el Hill. Room, where meetings and con ferences of different sorts are held. The Council 'Room, where vio lators of the campus and honor codes are tried by the men's and women's councils. The Women's Residence Council meets here also. The Grail Room, where the Or der of the Holy Grail meets. This room is also used for small con ferences. BASEMENT The word basement usually brings to mind a damp, dusty place used mainly for storage. Graham Memorial's basement is quite dif ferent, j Consolidated University presi- Here you can play pool, get a : dent William C Friday is scheduled haircut cheaper than town rates, j to speak informally to the group or try your hand at developing pic- i n Wednesday, the program's fin tures in the darkroom. Offices of 3 day. the Yackety Yack, student annual. ; Also visiting the camp then will are located here. ; be Chancellor William B. Aycock Carolina's service fraternity, and several other Universitv of fie- ! APO, has its offices here. I The Rpnrir7Vrvilc Pnnm i c ., r I lllar nla l'n Z ,: ... V for nipt r " , 7 a iu?"hnY reatlon and deludes , tau, - ' , rous ; counted " ierf- eetinas rwa quainted with the many aspects of life here at Carolina ... the new comer will also have opportunities to meet such important campus per- ! sonallties as President Fridav. Chancellor Aycock. and Student Body President Don Furtado," God win said. The Orientation Committee has tried, he said, "to keep the welfare ot- the student in mind. It is the committee's hope that all the acti vities will be fully participated in by all." 160 Freshmen Get Early Start At New Hope A total of 160 freshmen Monday got the jump on the remaining 950 (approximate) firs year men en rolling here. The group came early for the annual Freshman Camp sponsor ed by the YMCA and YWCA at Camp New Hope. The program was drawn up by Jim Carse and Claude Shbtts of the YMCA staff and Jim Jordan. UNC senior from Greensboro. Around 30 upperclassmen signed up to serve as camp counselors. Monday the freshmen took part in sports and get-acquainted sess ions. Morehead Foundation Execu tive Secretary Roy Armstrong and Dean of Student Affairs Fred Weaver were guest speakers that evening. SUCCESS TIPS Tips on how to be a college suc cess were given the new students on Tuesday by former UNC Chancellor Robert B. House Tues day morning. Tuesday afternoon the group heard the YM and YW presidents, Bill Sugg of Winston Salem and Miss DiDana DeVere of Morganton, describe their organi- ! zations David Gover, graduate sociology student, talked to the group Tues day night on "Dating, Courtship and Marriage." PANEL TALKS The pros and cons of fraternities were discussed by a panel includ ing Jim Carse; Tucker Yates, pres ident of the Interfraternity Coun cil; Bob Carter, past president of the Interdormitory Council; and Ray Jefferies, assistant to the dean of student affairs. A panel consisting entirely of UNC students then discussed ex tracurricular activities. This group was made up of Don Furtado, student body president; Harold Johnson, representing the debating societies; and Seamon Gottlieb, speaking for the cultural group. The Rev. Charles Jones, Corn- munity Church minister, talked about "The Religious Challenges and Opportunities of College." The freshmen were introduced to all the campus denominational chaplains. WIND UP 1 ia- mw. , . . uu s cneerieaders w,ll partici- P in 3 prS"m en that will end the affair. The campers will then return to the campus to join P0 for week, beginning Thursday.