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KSU Student Housing Situation Has Many Problems [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 July 1962
KSU Student Housing Situation Has Many Problems (This is the first of a series of articles on bousing at Kent State University.) This Fall 9,437 full time students are expected to be attending classes on campus. It is predicted that this record number will tax Kent State University's facilities to the utmost. The lack of funds to provide adequate classrooms for the record enrollment has been the source of serious concern to the University. However, the problem of where to house these students is being handled by the University without any major aid from the state legislators. The University has obtained private and fed- eral loans to construct residence halls for its students. These loans are being repaid by the housing fees charged students. When the loans are repaid, title of the buildings will revert to the State and the taxpayer will not have paid a cent toward the construction of the building. By utilizing self-help, Kent has accumulated accommodations for 3,426 students. Const...
Guitarist To Give Concert 8:30 Tonight [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 July 1962
Guitarist To Give Concert 8:30 Tonight Rey de la Torre, internationally known classic guitarist, will present a concert tonight at University Auditorium at 8:30. The performance is free as part of KSU's Summer Artists Series. De la Torre, a native of Cuba, studied as a teenager under the famous guitar virtuoso, Miguel Llobet of Barcelona, Spain. In 1941 de la Torre made his debut in New York City's Town Hail, and since that time has performed extensively in the United States and Canada. The guitarist has been a guest on such television shows as the Jack Paar Show, Today Show and Camera 3. For the television production of "The House of Bernarda Alba" he supplied the entire musical background. This spring de la Torre was heard in recitals in Sweden, Norway, Holland, Belgium, France, Iran and Lebanan. Several noted Latin American composers have written works especially for the guitarist. His program tonight will include "Petite Suite in D Minor" by Robert De Vissee, "Three Stu- dies" b...
'Arsenic And Old Lace' To Open Tuesday Night [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 July 1962
'Arsenic And Old Lace' To Open Tuesday Night Arsenic and Old Lace," Joseph Kesselring's rollicking farce about the mad-cap antics of two lovable old ladies, will open its five-performance run Tuesday night at 8:30 in the E. Turner Stump Theatre. The director is William Zucchero, assistant professor of speech. The play will follow Eugene O'Neill's comedy "Ah, Wilderness!" now being presented through Saturday night at the theatre. The third of the KSU Summer Theatre productions, "Arsenic and Old Lace" concerns the eccentric hobby of Abby and Martha Brewster. The two spinster-sisters help lonely old bachelors find peace and contentment. But they do this, much to their nephew Mortimer's dismay, with "one teaspoon of arsenic, a half teaspoon of strychnine, and just a pinch of cyanide mixed in a gallon of elderberry wine." Befuddled Mortimer has other perplexing problems. They include the arrival of his brother Jonathan, who bears a striking resemblance to Boris Karloff, and his accomplic...
'Straight A's' Made by 54 Students in Spring [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 July 1962
'Straight A's' Made by 54 Students in Spring Fifty-four undergraduates led the deans' lists at KSU with 4.0 averages during the spring quarter. The College of Arts and Sciences cited 17 for perfect grades; College of Education, 33; College of Business Administration, one; College of Fine and Professional Arts, three. Altogether, 501 students in the four colleges earned places on the deans' lists with academic averages of 3.4 or better during the period. Earning four-points in the College of Arts and Sciences were: Darrell Ament, Diana M. Barker, Judith A. Birdsall, Donald A. Furey, Robert J. Janusko, George L. Jenkins, Michael C. Kelley, David W. Knox, Elizabeth R. Lukes, James A. Nurmi, William E. Nyerges, Susan J. Pattee, Camille M. Polanski, Diethelm M. H. Prowe, Thomas J. Sicuro, Marguerite L. Vickers and Sandra K. Yeamans. Students with perfect averages during spring quarter in the College of Education were: Erica A. Adrian, Mrs. Barbara H. Avery, Mrs. Susan Barnes, Priscilla A...
The KSU SUMMER NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 July 1962
The KSU SUMMER NEWS The Kent State University Summer News is published weekly by the Extension Service and Special Activities office as a means of keeping students and faculty informed of activity at the University. Regular publication day will be Thursday. Copy must be turned into Richard P. Goodrick at the offices of the Summer News, 114 Merrill Hall, by Friday noon to be included in issue of the following Thursday. The Summer News office phone numbers are 212 and 371.
Speech Institute Concludes With Debate, Plays Friday [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 July 1962
Speech Institute Concludes With Debate, Plays Friday "A Day with the Cherubs" concludes KSU's three-week 27th Annual High School Institute in Speech Friday. "The cherubs," or the 34 high school sophomores and juniors par- ticipating in the institute, will present a debate, three one-act plays and addresses for the benefit of parents and other visitors attending the concluding sessions in University School Auditorium. The debate, scheduled for 3 p.m., will take the topic of the 1962-63 national high school debate, "Resolved: That the U. S. Should Adopt a Policy of Reciprocal Free Trade with Non-Com-munist Nations." Also slated for the afternoon is a one-act fantasy, "A Tale of Chelm" directed by John Jogan, KSU graduate student. At 7:15 p.m. the students will present J. M. Synge's classic oneact tragedy, "Riders to the Sea." It will be directed by Richard Manske, graduate student. Following will be addresses and a lighthearted play "Pink and Patches" directed by graduate student Robe...
CAMPUS CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 July 1962
CAMPUS CALENDAR JULY 12 SUMMER ARTISTS SERIES features Rey de la Torre, guitarist, 8:30 p.m., University Auditorium. SUMMER THEATRE TRYOUTS for "Uncle Tom's Cabin," 3 to 5 and 7 to 10 p.m., 101 D, Music and Speech Center. "AH, WILDERNESS!" in third day of five-day run in E. Turner Stump Theatre. Curtain time is 8:30 p.m. 14 PENN-OHIO MODEL "A" FORD CLUB meets for a twoday conference on campus. The group's headquarters will be in Prentice Hall. Exhibits will be held on the parking lot of the Music and Speech Center. 17 "ARSENIC AND OLD LACE," the third KSU Summer Theatre presentation, opens a five-day run in the E. Turner Stump Theatre. Curtain time is 8:30. 20 FINAL DAY TO COMPLETE REGISTRATION for the second summer term.
Dr. Doutt Co-Authors Book On Small Business Problems [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 July 1962
Dr. Doutt Co-Authors Book On Small Business Problems Dr. John T. Doutt of Kent State University and Prof. John B. Kline of the University of Colorado are co-authors of a casebook of small business problems in the Rocky Mountain area. The book, "Case Problems of Small Business in the Rocky Mountain West," was published by the University of Colorado Bureau of Business Research under a grant from the Small Business Administration, Washington, D. C. The volume was prepared mainly for use in classrooms, and it will be used in University of Colorado business courses in the fall. Dr. Doutt, a former associate professor of management at University of Colorado, is head of the industrial production department at Kent. He received his bachelor's degree from Muskingum College, his master of business administration degree from Harvard and his doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh. Prof. Kline has been a member of the Colorado faculty since 1948. He received his bachelor and master of scien...
Dr. Marshall To Teach At University of Mexico [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 July 1962
Dr. Marshall To Teach At University of Mexico Dr. Thomas F. Marshall, professor of English at Kent State University, has been named Smith-Mundt visiting professor of American literature at the National University of Mexico. Granted a one-year leave of absence, Dr. Marshall takes over his new assignment this week under the auspices of the U. S. State Department. In addition to classroom duties, he also will serve as coordinator of American studies for Mexico. In this capacity, he will work with Mexican university professors in the field of American studies, which include literature, history and philosophy. Dr. Marshall, who was head of Kent's English department for seven years, has taught at the University of Pennsylvania, Western Maryland College and in secondary schools in Pennsylvania and Delaware. During 1953-54, he was the first Fulbright professor of American literature at the University of Athens (Greece). He is presently archivist of the American Society for Theater Research,...
Village of Lodi Depicted In Van Deusen Art Exhibit [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 July 1962
Village of Lodi Depicted In Van Deusen Art Exhibit Seventeen watercolors depicting the village of Lodi in Medina County are on display this week in the Van Deusen Hall Art Gallery. The paintings are the work of master degree candidate Thomas Morris. The paintings show the changing seasons, but primarily emphasize Lodi as it appeared in 1961 and earlier this year. Scenes such as the firehouse, the store fronts on Lodi's main street, the Nickel Plate railroad station, and the Congregational church are part of the collection. Hales Restaurant in Medina, which monthly shows the works of an area artist, selected the paintings for its display in May. Morris, a graduate of Kenmore High School in Akron, received his bachelor of science degree in education from Kent in 1952. For the past five years he has been an art instructor in Medina's Cloverleaf School District. Prior to this, he served two years with the U. S. Army and taught art in the Akron city schools and the Medina County schools....
Tryouts Today for Uncle Tom's Cabin [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 July 1962
Tryouts Today for Uncle Tom's Cabin Tryouts for the cast of "Uncle Tom's Cabin," the final Kent State University Summer Theatre production, are being held in 101 D, Music and Speech Center today from 3 to 5 and 7 to 10 p.m. Director Earle E. Curtis said the Summer Theatre production will be based on the historical play by Harriet Beecher Stow. He emphasized, "It will not be based on many of vaudevillian type of parodies on the original production." There are some 30 openings in the cast and students from all areas of the University are urged by Professor Curtis to try out for parts. "Uncle Tom's Cabin" will open August 7 for a five-day run in the air conditioned E. Turner Stump Theatre.
Wright To Take KSU Group on N.Y. Tour [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 July 1962
Wright To Take KSU Group on N.Y. Tour Top Broadway shows, a tour of West Point, and a visit to the United Nations will be highlights of the 25th Kent State University New York Tour, Sept. 7-12. Under the guidance of G. Harry Wright, professor of speech, the tour will cost $6l for students and University personnel, and $7l for others. This will include train fare, hotel accommodations, tickets for one Broadway show and one off-Broadway show, and tours of West Point, the Empire State Building, the United Nations, Manhattan, and a yacht trip a- round Manhattan Island. The KSU group will leave at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, on the ErieLackawanna Railroad. Tourists will leave New York City midnight, Tuesday, Sept. 11, and be back in Kent Wednesday afternoon. The group will stay at the Hotel Piccadilly, located in Times Square, the heart of the city. The complete hotel bill, including baggage handling and tips, is covered in the tour price. Prof. Wright suggested that $25 be allowed for food....
KSU SUMMER THEATER [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 July 1962
KSU SUMMER THEATER A full season of six plays is being produced this year by the Kent State University Summer Theatre. This heavy dramatic schedule has necessitated maximum use of facilities and coordination of efforts. When theatre-goers filled E. Turner Stump Theatre Saturday for the final night of the opening production, '"Our Town," few of the viewers realized that work already was underway on all of the remaining five plays scheduled by the Summer Theatre group. These pictures are intended to portray the work-schedule of the students, faculty and others who have collaborated to give University theater-goers a full summer season of plays. (?,jucc6 "ZZ&amp;cJte CLASSROOAI was rehearsal stage for "Ah, Wilderness," which opened Tuesday. SCENERY is being constructed for "Twelfth Night." Only 12 days left before opening night, July 24. "MOUSETRAP'' tryouts ended Thursday afternoon. "OUR TOWN" entertained audience for five performances in E. Turner Stump Theatre. IMAKEUP CALL ...
Students Split on U.S. Policy on Quemoy, Matsu [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 July 1962
Students Split on U.S. Policy on Quemoy, Matsu Red China is reportedly massing troops on the Chinese mainland, opposite the islands of Quemoy and Matsu again. President Kennedy rose to the situation recently with a reiteration of the United States' policy approved by Congress seven years ago. This stand authorizes the President to use military force to defend Quemoy and Matsu if an invasion of these islands were judged to be preliminary to an assault on the Nationalist stronghold of Formosa. In an attempt to determine the students' understanding and feelings about this source of possible armed conflict the Summer News polled students on campus Thursday. Sixteen students were asked "Do you think the United States should fight to protect the islands of Quemoy and Matsu if an attack is launched on these islands by Red China?" Three students said they had not been reading newspapers this summer, and therefore had no knowledge of the situation. The remaining 13 students disagreed. Eight ...
Phi Delta Kappa Reappoints Dr. Read to Committee [Newspaper Article] — Kent State University Summer News — 12 July 1962
Phi Delta Kappa Reappoints Dr. Read to Committee Dr. Gerald Read, professor of comparative education at Kent State University, has been reappointed to the Phi Delta Kappa Commission on International Relations in Education. Phi Delta Kappa is a 90,000member professional education fraternity connected with colleges and universities of graduate rank in the U. S. and Canada. It maintains a number of biennial commissions in problem areas of the profession. The Commission on International Relations in Education is charged with planning and executing a program designed to further international understanding and amity through education. The commission will hold its next meeting at the University of Michigan in September.