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Drug Control Bill [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 October 1961
Drug Control Bill BY FREDERICK H. MEYERS, M.D., ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PHARMACOLOGY AND TOXICOLOGY There now oppears to be a definite possibility that the next Congress will approve some kind of drug control bill. The testimony of Secretary Ribicoff before hearings on the Kefauver-Celler bill and the recent action of the Attorney General against the terracyeline manufacturers suggest opproval by the administration. The present bill will, without doubt, be modified during hearings but there are now, in my opinion, two crucial provisions: Drug patents would still issue for 17 years but, after 3 years of exclusive rights, the patent holder would be required to license any other qualified manufacturer and collect 8% of sales as a maximum royalty. This change is intended to restore competition within drug groups in which final cost is unrelated to cost of production. Note that the claim that the drug patent system is abolished is at least a slight distortion. Several other industries hav...
UNION SUIT [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 October 1961
UNION SUIT (A gall, divided into 3 parts) PROLOGUE: It is a medical student, And he's stopped by one 1 of three 3 ; "liy thy beard (now deemed imprudent). Sow wherefore stopp'st thou me? "Mil/berry Union's open wide You see that this is true: Ibe guys are playing cards inside, And someone's studying too." 4 The ancient doctor's Union dues Are due; he finds it trying 'To find the dues so high (surprise!) And not know what he's buying. A CATALOG "The Union at night is really a sight," The boy began his lecture; "There are few, old buddy, uho actually study. As you may well conjecture. "The pool tables always are busy; 'The TV set never is dead; The P.A.'s blaring 5 will keep you from caring To read what your lecturer's said. "And these, for a few. provide something to do (The effect is a general mix-up) Hut most of the kids have their minds on their bids, And are pondering how to take tricks up. " 'Six of diamonds!' 'I double!' 'Redouble!' May be heard from these pontile A.li.'s, 6 Th...
Doctor's Symphony To Play Here [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 October 1961
Doctor's Symphony To Play Here On Friday evening, November 3, ths .entire Medicol Center will be served a rare treat of musical excellence in the form of the unique and well-known Doctor's Symphony Orchestra. The full orchestra, fifty-two in number, will be conducted by Mr. Edgar Broun and will perform works by Hondel (Water Music Suite), Beethoven (The Violin Concerto and the Egmont Overture), and Mozart (The Clarinet Concerto). The musical interests of individuals in the health sciences has long been recognized, and the Doctor's Symphony, composed of Doctors of Medicine, Pharmacists, Doctors of Dentistry, Nurses and other allied professionals, demonstrates a conversion of this interest into a single and polished performing group. The orchestra itself came into being just five years ago, as the result of an idea jointly spawned by a practicing physician and a flutist, then appearing with the San Francisco Symphony. Their idea at that time wos to create a musical and recreational ou...
Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 October 1961
• *••••••••••• • • • • • AUTO INSURANCE • • • • • 1 Attention: Medical Center Students • : : SPECIAL OFFER • : • $120 or more Savings per year • for married men under 25 • : : • Approximately 30% Discount to • single men under 25 • : : Quarterly or Semi - annual Payments • • • • • • 2 Contact the Medical Center Z • Representative, Bob Aitchison * • • • • • • : ♦ : • • : : : CALIFORNIA CASUALTY ; ; 550 Kearny Street - EXbroolc 7-3500 i • * Personol Representative &amp; Claims Service I I : • • • ••••••••••••••••••••••#.. 5
GREEK LETTER NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 October 1961
GREEK LETTER NEWS Kappa Psi Greetings and a |olly welcome back to the treadmill from Kappa Psi. I trust that everyone is anxious to get back to the grind after three months of bliss. It's funny how humans are. To the incoming freshmen I say, "Good luck on your first semester here." There's nothing like a few (hundred) tests to keep a person mentally out of it. So much for the salutations. Kappa Psi has already gotten into full swing, for there are going to be many interesting functions taking place during the next few weeks. We have already had a lunch for the freshmen and we staged our first TGI F of the year. Both of these functions were tremendous successes. We are having a dinner for the freshmen on Wednesday, the 4th of October, with an exchange following on the 7th of October. We are hoving a closed house party. Now for all you people who think all we exist for are the social functions, you are only half right. We do have a professional program, in which we invite speakers to ...
From the Desk of the Union Director [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 October 1961
From the Desk of the Union Director To: The Synapse From: Mr. R. A. Alexander Synapse Editor, Bob Commer, informs us that this year he will be publishing on a monthly basis. Accordingly, an attempt will be made here to highlight events coming up between the dates of October 15, and November 15. A run-down follows: Films: Friday, October 20: "Ballad of a Soldier" Friday, October 27: "Stalag 17" Friday, November 3: "The Threepenny Opera" Friday, November 10: "Can Can" Friday, November 17: "Ordet" (All films presented in the Medical Science Auditorium beginning promptly at 7:30 p.m. Admission: $.40 per person.) Art Exhibitions: Ending on October 19 — Cross Currents in American Art" 1.8.M. Corporation. "Antique Glass Poper Weights" ....Dr. A. Hinman. October 23-November 13 — Contemporary Sculpture and Oils" ....A. Johnson, Santa Cruz. Original, African Native Oils" (Tentative) November 5-November 18 - News Pictures of the Year" National Press Photographers Association. Music: Monday, Oc...
SPORTS AND RECREATION [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 17 October 1961
SPORTS AND RECREATION Staff Notes - BUD ALEXANDER. RECREATION SUPERVISOR A new foce amongst the Union Recreation Department personnel this year is that of Susan Sack a recreational assistant. Mrs. Sack hoi Is from Seattle, Washington, and is the wife of resident William Sack. Mrs. Sack will handle a variety of responsibilities, though her major assignment will be that of arranging for special concerts and musical programs. The Union bridge, chess, and dance progroms will also be under her supervision. Susan is a graduate of Lewis and Clark College in Portland, where she maiored in music. She has worked for the Ooklond Recreation Department i nd comes to us with high recommendations. Mrs. Sack began her assignment in July ond will remain with us for o year. This summer she has assisted the Recreation Supervisor on severol special projects including proposals for a publications and crafts room for the Union, ond for a bowling alley and tennis courts. She has also ossisted in setting u...