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From the Desk of the Union Director [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 January 1961
From the Desk of the Union Director A belated Happy New Year to all, and a look ahead at some special events "booked in" for the rest of the month and early February. FILMS: • JANUARY 16 - "The Magnificent Seven" (Japanese, with English sub titles). A truly outstanding example of cinematic art. • FEBRUARY 3 - "The Reluctant Debutante" - Rex Harrison and Kay Kendall • FEBRUARY 17 - "Aparajito" - (Indian) - Spectacular sequel to "Pather Panchali." ART EXHIBITS: On display now, through the 21st of this month, is the fabulous "News Photos of the Year" exhibit. (See separate feature articles, this issue.) ATTENTION HOBBY ENTHUSIASTS! From February 1, through February 22, the Union Fine Arts Committee will stage the second annual "Campus-wide Hobby Show." Obtain entry blanks and information now in Room 240 of the Union. BRIDAL PARTY: While the Mi I Iberry Union has staged a variety of "unusual" events in the past, a truly unique activity has been set for FRIDAY, JANUARY 13. On this date, ...
SQUAW VALLEY SKIING EXCURSION [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 January 1961
SQUAW VALLEY SKIING EXCURSION Two separate one-day de luxe charter bus skiing excursions to Squaw Valley, site ot the 1960 Winter Olympics, have been scheduled by the Millberfy Union, The first date is for Saturday, February 25. A rate of $9.50 per person will include transportation via de luxe Greyhound charter buses, breakfast and dinner meals. Reservation deadlines are set for one week prior to each scheduled date. Those desiring to take advantage of this excellent (low cost) opportunity to visit the snow country may make their reservations at the Central Desk of the Union. Mail reservations will be accepted, accompanied by checks made out to the "Regents of the University of California!' We invite you to "have fun and enjoy a day in the snow." For additional information, contact the Union Central Desk, MO 4-3600, Ext. 720. * * *
THE SYNAPSE [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 January 1961
THE SYNAPSE Room 249 Millberry Union U.C. Medical Center San rrancisco 22, California MOntrose 1-1444 Paul Rhodes (ilen ( ureton Fditors Robbie Bradley Assoc. Rilitor, N ursinj; John Hanson Assoc. Kditor, Pharmacy John Dittmer Assoc. Kditor, Dentistry lan C. Maclean Assoc. Kditor. Medicine Mernie Peterson Assoc. Editor, Dental Hygiene Wayne Foster Assoc. Kditor, Fraternities Virginia Young Feature Kditor Frank Harrison Photographer Howard Blatner Cartoonist Ralph Reamy Distribution Manager Joan Rlacow Clerical Administrator Carolyn Johnson Business Manager Published semi-monthly during the academic year by the Associated Students, U.C. Medical Center
SKETCHES BY TROUVERE [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 January 1961
SKETCHES BY TROUVERE Impressions of a contemporary Wandering Minstrel Christmas vacation and New Year's Day are safely behind us and most of us are well settled into our happy new years' routines. The grim spectre of final exams looms ahead, however, and most of the students are beginning to look a little feverish—in spite of most of them having experienced many sets of finals already, during their laborious progress toward professional status. The First Year students are wondering why-they-ever-picked-this-field-anyway; those in the Middle are experiencing the first panging symptoms (the prodromal ones) of the apathy and school-fatigue to follow; those in the Last Year are trying to locate and predict the loose ends that will need tying, while thinking about internships, jobs, the Army, further training, and their debts. The vacation just past provided opportunities of varying nature for everyone here. Some used it to study (without ever admitting it to anyone, of course). Others c...
DR. RICHARD J. HAVEL, WINNER OF THEOBALD SMITH AWARD [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 January 1961
DR. RICHARD J. HAVEL, WINNER OF THEOBALD SMITH AWARD December 27, 1960. The Theobald Smith Award of the American Association for the Advancement of Science—one of the highest distinctions a medical researcher can receive—was presented this morning to Dr. Richard J. Havel of the University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco. Dr. Havel, 34, is associate professor of medicine and a staff member of the Cardiovascular Research Institute. The SI,OOO award, made annually to an outstanding investigator under 35, was presented in New York at a session of the AAAS Section on Medical Sciences by Dr. Carl Schmidt, vice president. The Association's annual meeting is being held this week. Dr. Havel received the award for the over-all excellence of his contributions to medical research, which have chiefly concerned the metabolism of fats and fatty compounds in basic studies related to heart and artery diseases. Among Dr. Havel's significant findings have been these: • Demonstration th...
DENTAL SCHOOL NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 January 1961
DENTAL SCHOOL NEWS Federal Grants Available to Dental Students For the purpose of "Encouraging Research in Dental Scnool," The National Institute of Health has given this Dental School more than $40,000 in Federal Funds. According to Dr. Howard Myers, part of this money will be available to Dental Students in the form of "Undergraduate grants," amounting to approximately $600 each. Students are expected to work on their research projects part time during the school year, or full time during the summer. In this manner, more men will have the opportunity to become acquainted with the procedures of research, as applied to their future professions. Sophomore, Junior and Senior students, as well as Freshmen who have an adequate background in Science (and have the time), are urged to contact DR. HOWARD MYERS about the details. - Rm. 667 -S. JOHN C. DITTMER
SPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 January 1961
SPORTS A.S.U.C.M.C. BASKETBALL TEAM With one remaining practice game, and a 2-win 2-loss record to date, the U.C. Medical Center Team will go into league play during the month of January. The team will play in the Class "B" San Francisco Unified School District Recreation League. By its performance thus far, the team is potentially a very strong club. The club is expected to win their league. This statement is backed by the following facts: With Dr. Ron Marenda and Hap Stallman, the team has definitely the best pair of guards in the league. Both are experienced and strong, both offensively and defensively. Between the two, they scored more than half the team's total points in the first four practice games. Added to these two is another fine ball player, Bob Nemechek, a former Cal Varsity player. Bob has demonstrated his value to the team with his ball hocking style of play, his rebounds and ball stealings. Then there is Dennis Starsiak, a 6* 4" center with Varsity ball playing exper...
INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL RESULTS [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 January 1961
INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL RESULTS FRATERNITY LEAGUE Once again the Zi Psi Phi team won the fall intramural fraternity league championship by downing the runner-up Kappa Psi team in a final play-off game on December Bby a score of 36-31.The win gave the champs a 7-1 record and the runners-up a 6-2 record for the season. At the end of league play, both teams were tied for first place with a single loss each. The play-off game proved that both teams deserved to be a winner. Our congratulations to the "Zips" INDEPENDENT LEAGUE In another championship play-off game the Frosh Med team proved to be too strong for the Soph Dents by beating them to a score of 40-33, taking the league championship. This is the second straight year that a freshman medical team has won the fall intramural independent league. Congratulations to the winners. INTRAMURAL SWIM MEETS SET Two intramural swim meets have been set for the spring semester. One for women and one for men. The men's intramural swim meet is sched...
RECREATION [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 January 1961
RECREATION NOTE: TO PING-PONG ENTHUSIASTS For the enjoyment of ping-pong players, the Union is happy to announce the purchase of two Table Tennis tables. Due to the increased interest in ping-pong recently, we felt it desirable to replace the worn-out and broken tables with de luxe collapsible roll-around tables. The tables may be found in the Table Tennis Room most of the time. However, when theTableTennis Room is needed for luncheons and special meetings, the tables will be removed. An attempt will be made to place the tables in another part of the Union at these times. Ask at the Central Desk when you can't find the tables. The desk attendant will know their location. PROGRESS IN THE EXERCISE ROOM AND GYM Those of you who are weight lifting enthusiasts may take note of the recent changed in the exercise room and gym. Over the Christmas vacation, all the weights were set up in separate weight units, brazed solid on the bars and repainted a bright yellow. In the gym you may soon no...
SPECTACULAR PHOTO EXHIBIT IN UNION [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 January 1961
SPECTACULAR PHOTO EXHIBIT IN UNION An exhibit of the 17th Annual News Pictures of the Year Competition winners will be on display between January 3 and January 21, 1961, at the Guy S. Millberry Union. More than G5O photographers entered 7,135 photographs in the contest, which is the largest of its kind in the world. The exhibit is jointly sponsored by the National Press Photographers Association, the School of Journalism, University of Missouri, and Encyclopaedia Britannica, The pictures were first screened in Columbia, Mo., and the finalists were sent to juries in New York, Miami and Denver where the top winners were selected. In this show additional prints rated tops by the judges will also be included. Burt Glinn of Magnum Photos was named "Magazine Photographer of the Year," and Albert Moldvay of the Denver Post was chosen as "Newspaper Photographer of the Year." Special recognition for outstanding photojournalism accomplishments was accorded Gordon Converse of the Christian Sci...
THE "EYES" HAVE IT [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 January 1961
THE "EYES" HAVE IT by DR. HOWARD M. MYERS Now private eyes are mighty wise, There's little can dismay them. Their lives consist of one long tryst With every kind of mayhem. They have a creed which all must heed, No matter the resistance. For none to date dares violate These rules of his existance. A private eye does not reply To queries from inspectors, He seals his lip or makes some quip About their arch protectors. Mos/ every time he solves a crime, His role must be suspicious. lie must be faced with great disgrace If he's at all ambitious. A private eye would rather die Than have the girls exclude him. For then he'd fret and almost let The gangsters mob elude him. But such a spot is not his lot No women can resist him His females fight 'most every night On who it was that kissed him. There's one more act that must be fact For private eyes real "groovie He must have made a pure li grade Old television movie.