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FROM YOUR ASUCMC PRESIDENT [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 March 1963
FROM YOUR ASUCMC PRESIDENT At the February meeting of the ASUCMC council, several topics of interest to the student body at large were discussed. Mill berry Union Cafeteria: There is dissatisfaction with the Millberry Union Cafeteria and we spoke at length about possible changes. The matter has been referred to a committee under the Union Board of Governors, and will hopefully soon be resolved there. Millberry Union Lounge: We also considered the petition signed by many students to keep the lounge areas of the Union open until 11:00 p.m. seven days a week. This petition was presented at the Board of Governors' meeting and defeated because of (I)present—and consistent—low "head counts" during the evening hours, and (2) the possible extension of the library hours to 11:00 p.m. University of Airlangga: Our project to help the students at the medical center of the University of Airlangga in Indonesia was again discussed with great enthusiasm. We hope to have a drive sometime near the en...
CONGRATULATIONS, LINDA WILCOX! [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 March 1963
CONGRATULATIONS, LINDA WILCOX! Hats off to Linda Wilcox, freshman nursing student, who has been chosen as one of California's four representatives to the National 4 H Conference. As the 4 H Organization is sponsored by the University of California, the final choice was determined by professors on the Berkeley campus. Linda, a 4 H diamond star, will attend the conference in Washington, D.C., from April 17 to 28. Full expenses are paid by the California Bankers. She was selected from 35,000 4 H members in the state on the basis of achievement in 4 H projects, leadership, citizenship, and scholastic standing. The primary purpose of the convention is to provide an opportunity for the exchange of new ideas from the different states in hopes of promoting them in one's own area.
JUNIOR DENTAL ALLIANCE FASHION SHOW [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 March 1963
JUNIOR DENTAL ALLIANCE FASHION SHOW "Designs of San Francisco" will be the theme of the San Francisco Junior Dental Alliance's annual dessert fashion show. The Affair will be held on Thursday, March 14. 1963, at 8:00 p.m., in Millberry Union of the University of California Medical Center. Styles from The Fashion in Westlake will be featured at the event. Morning to evening fashions for the San Francisco girl, including working clothes and capri pants outfits, will be modeled. Dinners at favorite San Francisco restaurants will be offered as door prizes. Chairman and co-chairman are Annette Phelps and Mrs. Owen Humphries. Committee members include Mmes. Robert Brown, David Livsey, Richard Maffi, Fred Kubota, and Mervyn Cox. Tickets are $1.75 and maybe obtained from Mrs. Fred Kubota, SE 1-6347, or Mrs. Mervyn Cox, OV 1-5070.
SYNAPSE PERSONALITIES [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 March 1963
SYNAPSE PERSONALITIES William Wallace Halay 111, who adamantly prefers the nickname of Bud to his formal title, has been selected as one of the most outstanding students in physical therapy. Although he modestly denies academic achievement and his inherent ability to get along with people, Bud is a promising man in his professional field as well as a popular personality in his class. Bud's family residence is in Hayward, California. His personal satisfaction with the Bay Area, along with the persuasive influence of his pro-Cal parents, inevitably led Bud to choose the Berkeley campus for his undergraduate work in physical education. While attending the University, he actively participated in intramural sports and was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity. Besides the humanistic aspect of his prospective profession, Bud sincerely feels that physical therapy should be an integral part of comprehensive patient care whenever applicable. He states that this highly technical and speciali...
From the Desk of the Union Director [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 March 1963
From the Desk of the Union Director Mr. Robert A. Alexander This article will attempt to offer a glance at a variety of activities that will take place between now and the Easter recess. Many of these events are cited in your second semester Union Activities Calendar, with further elaboration offered at this time. FILMS March 8-A unique and very special session, featuring films produced by the Motion Picture Division of the UCLA Theater Arts Department, including remarks by students and members of the Department. March 15 Rosemary" (German with English subtitles.) March 22 - "Sunset Boulevard" (Directed by Billy Wilder.) March 29 -"Man of Aran" (Filmed by Robert Flaherty.) (NOTE: All films begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Medical Sciences Auditorium. Admission is 25&lt;.) ART EXHIBITS Through March 18 A total of three different shows, two on the first (main) floor and a third on the ground floor -Student Cafeteria area. • "Governor's Design Competition Exhibit" (The results of an a...
COMMENTS FROM THE UNION RECREATION SUPERVISOR [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 March 1963
COMMENTS FROM THE UNION RECREATION SUPERVISOR Bud Alexander SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT! Just in case you haven't noticed, there's been a lot of activity going on in the Millberry Union athletic facilities over the past four years. For instance, during its first year of operation (1958—59) the Union Recreation Department served approximately 17,000 persons. (This many sign-ins were recorded at the athletic desk.) Last year (1961—62) the department served slightly over 50,000 persons, an average of approximately 150 persons per day. Total sign-ins to date amount to approximately 178,000 persons. It is a good feeling to see the facilities being used, however it is obvious that there are many union members who have not availed themselves of the oTportunity to do so. With this in mind, I should like to take this opportunity to again invite all of our members to use the facilities frequently. I, too, recommend as one wise educator has said, "When the mind is tired, exercise the body." For o...
U.C.M.C. REPRESENTED AT ANNUAL INTERCOLLEGIATE GAMES TOURNAMENT [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 March 1963
U.C.M.C. REPRESENTED AT ANNUAL INTERCOLLEGIATE GAMES TOURNAMENT Sixteen U.C.M.C. students recently represented the campus in the 11th Annual Region XI A.C.U. Intercollegiate Game Tournament held at the Students' Union on the Berkeley Campus on February 14, 15, and 16, 1963. Students from the Medical Center competed in men's and women's bowling, table tennis, chess and billiards. Twenty-one colleges were represented at the tournament with a total number of 210 participants. Though no top honors were won by the Medical Center group, in the three days of competition, our students showed that they should never be left out of the running. In an extremely strong table tennis tournament, Dr. B P. Lau and Leku Lala won 3rd place in the doubles competition. Dr. Lau placed 4th in the singles play. Richard Seltzer placed 4th in the chess tournament. Milt Pedrazzi and Donald Kitazima placed 6th in the men's bowling doubles event. The Medical Center's teams consisted of the following: Men's Bowl...
INTRAMURAL SWIM MEET SET FOR MARCH 27TH [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 March 1963
INTRAMURAL SWIM MEET SET FOR MARCH 27TH The Union's 3rd Annual Intramural Swim Meet will be held in both men's and women's divisions. Team and individual sign-ups are now being accepted at the athletic control desk (swimming pool). For more information regarding the scheduled events, please check the Intramural Bulletin Board. FRIDAY SPORTS FILMS The first in a series of specially-selected foreign and unusual sports films will be shown at noontime on Friday, March Bth, 1963, in the Main Lounge Area of the Union. Charles Donald, Recreational Activities Assistant for the Union Recreation Department, has planned an excellent program for the pleasure of all interested. Watch for announcements of each scheduled showing. The March Bth showing will feature "Accent on Asia"—"The Asian Olympics" BALLROOM DANCE INSTRUCTION If by chance you haven't already done so, may we suggest that you check in on the Union's ballroom dance classes now being conducted on Wednesday evenings from 7:309:00 p.m...
WHO ARE THEY? MEDICAL STUDENTS [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 March 1963
WHO ARE THEY? MEDICAL STUDENTS The medical road is a mighty long road. . . it begins with the decision to go to medical school. The preparation varies between 3 to 4 years of undergraduate University training. This includes basic requirements in the fields of chemistry, physics, and zoology; hopefully, one learns something in addition to getting good marks. Duringone's junior or senior year, he makes application to any medical school of his choice, and then awaits acceptance. Admission into the four year medical program is based on several factors: grades as an undergraduate, letters of recommendation, a nationwide admission test given to all premeds, and interviews at the school to which the applicant applies. From the individual's viewpoint he must weigh the merits of the institution at which he feels he will get the best training (an almost impossible task at the undergraduate level), where he would like to live for four years, and, of course, where he is accepted. At the Univers...
CLEANLINESS IS NEXT TO IMPOSSIBLE [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 March 1963
CLEANLINESS IS NEXT TO IMPOSSIBLE WILLIAM HARRIS, Senior in Medicine While various devices may occasionally prove frustrating to the individual, certain paper dispensers are the first of a mutant series existing solely to defeat the aims of man. Consider, for instance, the paper towel machine. Getting the towel is by no means certain; depending on the style of machine, a variety of complications may arise. The most cleverly engineered of the species is of the nature of a mechanical aptitude test. In coaxing the dispenser to part with a metered quantity of paper towel, it is first necessary to push a button in the middle of the machine, in the process dropping any parcels, books, or clothes held under the left arm. After this, the other arm is used to turn the crank on the right side of the machine, thus releasing any parcels still held. The crank stops after a turn and the customer may then tear up, not down, enough towel to dry the first three digist of one hand. There is no way to...
MUSIC OPUS #1 [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 March 1963
MUSIC OPUS #1 There is no truer truth obtainable By mar, than comes of music. — Robert Browning In just about every part of the civilized and uncivilized areas of the world, music has been found in one form or another. Music was employed by all races in song, dance, instrumentation, and even discipline. Music gave primitive man an emotional outlet and vigorous excitement which provided for the maintenance of muscular and nervous gyOne of the primary elements of music structure (including melody, rhythm, harmony, and counterpoint) is rhythm. Rhythm was the most influential factor in bringing together song and dance. In primitive times the clapping of hands, or striking sticks together would often produce vigorous sing-song. The Rock and Roll of our present day is an example of rhythm in sing-song. Therefore, we see the blending of rhythm and chant very condusive to frantic body movement. How far have we progressed from the primitive epoch up to today? The Near and Middle East, India ...
NEWMAN NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 11 March 1963
NEWMAN NEWS Newman Club requests and recommends that Catholic students at the Medical Center participate in an Evening of Recollection to be held Passion Sunday, March 31, 1963, on the University of San Francisco campus, in Phelan Hall. Mass at 4 p.m. in the Phelan Hall Chapel will initiate the evening. Dinner ($1.40 per person) and conferences will follow. The sole charge is the cost of the dinner. You need not be a Newman Club member to attend. Pre-reg-istration is strongly suggested. Signs giving specific information will be posted in the Medical Sciences Building. Watch for the posters! Reserve the date!