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September 15, 1959 (vol. 6, iss. 1) • Page Image 2

…The Versatility of Harold Ross By SELMA SAWAYA THE YEARS WITH ROSS: by James Thurber, Atlantic Month- ly Press, 1959, 310 pages, $5. H AROLD W. ROSS was a man who was virtually unable to talk without a steady stream of profanity, yet who could, in the next breath, send his listener away with a "God bless you" worthy of a clergy man in its sincerity. This was one of the contradic- tions in the character of the man who, for 26 years, was the ed...…

September 15, 1959 (vol. 6, iss. 1) • Page Image 3

…WILLOW RUN LABORATORIES Research Vital to the Nation's Defense By RALPH LANGER THE LOCATION isn't very glam- orous and the buildings aren't very modern, but what takes place there is of vital importance to our nation's defense. Looking across the field from Willow Run Air Terminal, one has difficulty seeing the low grey buildings strung out along the concrete ramp. Under the drone and whistle of modern airliners, more than 700 men and women a...…

September 15, 1959 (vol. 6, iss. 1) • Page Image 4

…University Research Methods Applied to Military Problems (Continued from Preceding Page). hardware. Any equipment develop- ed is experimental, with the prime objective of treating theoretical concepts. Once the basic work is done, further development is gen- erally passed on to others. Com- mercial firms may produce the item in a field-working form and the Army will do the actual field testing. Many of the experimental mod- els are purposely ...…

September 15, 1959 (vol. 6, iss. 1) • Page Image 5

…1 job of the parent who would keep to imagine the extent of trouble, the books out of the daughter's cost and discouragement involved. hands in the same manner as we 33flrsh ' considered, or rather, the wrong IN RECENT years the meaning issue is being considered. The of "political propaganda" has question is not one of obscenity or been expanded so far that the artist's intentions or political, so- Protestant Council of Churches cial and arti...…

September 15, 1959 (vol. 6, iss. 1) • Page Image 6

…The Spark of Canada's Growth- Today The Country's Young Men Hold A Glowing Vision of The Future; Tomorrow They'll Offer Leadership To Make The Dream a Reality By SUSAN IIOLTZER '|2 " HAVE such tremendous po- come the skeleton of a national tential!" the young man ex- picture, one he clothes easily in claimed, and there was just the the flesh and blood of people, slightest note of irritation as he places and problems. spoke. "Canada can be so ...…

September 15, 1959 (vol. 6, iss. 1) • Page Image 7

…-Her Youth dividuals turns into an acute Irri- tation when it becomes the per- , sonality of the nation. And he was Vehement in his declaration that the attitude of Canada has to change." Particularly strong words were aimed at the Bank of Canada, whose policies Bob feels have cost the country tremendous possible advances. Reluctant to risk large amounts of capital, the Bank shrinks from investments that might produce substantial Cana- dian p...…

September 15, 1959 (vol. 6, iss. 1) • Page Image 8

…1 Technology's Invasion In the Realm of Art By DAVID KESSEL T HE AGE of technology has pro- duced many labor-saving de- vices which have greatly simpli- fied a multitude of tasks, freeing people from time-consuming pro- jects to work in areas where they are not replaceable by mechanical or electrical equipment. But the intrusion of electrical or mechanical devices into the realm of "art' is something else again, something which must be caref...…

September 15, 1959 (vol. 6, iss. 1) • Page Image 9

…AnIN istinguishes INyand OUT for OUTS By DAVID KESSEL THE contemporary scene is full of advice to young non-con- formist individualistic type people who want to be always in the main stream of free-thinking anti-middle class behavior, while remaining true to their artistic and philosophical ideals, what- ever they are. But much of this advice cannot be applied in this particular situ- ation, because you cannot simply follow the teachings of, ...…

September 15, 1959 (vol. 6, iss. 1) • Page Image 10

…CANADA (Continued from Page 7) thinking about it, repeated the words. But realism accepted Canada's present dependency on the United States as Bob explained his coun- try's policy-making process. FOREIGN POLICY in Canada is not formed as it is in the United States, hewn out of con- troversy under a blazing spotlight of publicity. For Canadians recog- nize the fact that their interests lie generally parallel to those of the United States and Gr...…

September 15, 1959 (vol. 6, iss. 1) • Page Image 11

…'Plain Talk' About The Problems Of American Higher Education By THOMAS HAYDEN PLAIN TALK FROM A CAMPUS, by John A Perkins, University of Delaware Press, 1959, 195 pages, $4., PLAIN TALK from a Campus" is simply that: a collection of clear, sensible essays concerning contemporary problems in higher education. The author is Dr. John A. Perk- ins, president of the University of Delaware, and a former mem- ber of the University political sci- enc...…

September 15, 1959 (vol. 6, iss. 1) • Page Image 12

…CAMPUS P1 (Continued from Preceding Page) the intellectual life must be legis- lated: "The University through its rules and regulations, must estab- lish a community which will en- hance rather than hinder scholar- ship, abhorrent as such rules may be to the student, and incidentally, to a freedom-loving faculty...:." , In his final essay, titled "The New Dictator," Perkins labels 1957-58 as the year of the Great Educational Awakening, and re...…

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