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Athletic Activities During Opening Program of Union [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 15 September 1958
Athletic Activities During Opening Program of Union A number of activities have been planned throughout the evening for the Informal Opening of the Union on September 19. Between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. there will be open house throughout the Union, and the many athletic facilities will be demonstrated in special programs as well as being available for general use. — ! ' Dr.- Ralph Miller, a supervisor of physical education at the University of California in Berkeley, will play an exhibition game in the Squash Courts. In the gymnasium a program of gymnastics, tumbling, etc. has been arranged through Mr. Hal Frey, Gymnastics Coach at the University of California in Berkeley. The swimming pool program wjll consist of two complete showk by the Athens* Water Follies. This group is world renowned for their fine water ballets, championship diving, dancing, comedy ballet, comedy diving and Nationally famous swimming stars. Their Synchronized Swimming Team is one of the Champi...
Ray Hackett Plays For Union Dance [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 15 September 1958
Ray Hackett Plays For Union Dance Dancing on Saturday night, September 20, at the opening of the new Union, will be to the music of Ray Hackett's "Society Orchestra," one of the West, Coast's top bands, and a popular favorite with the dancing crowds of the Bay Area. Mr. Hackett is the only local orchestra leader featured at the 5 major hotels in San Francisco and the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, in the past several years. His sparkling rhythms hold, great dance appeal and his 'fashions of music' include current show tunes, Viennese waltzes, brilliant Latin American tempos and standard oldies. Mr. Hackett happily complieswith each and all requests during the gaiety of the evening. RAY HACKITT
The San Francisco Medical Society Symphony Orchestra [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 15 September 1958
The San Francisco Medical Society Symphony Orchestra — #-—■ * A unique combination of medical and musical talent is to be found in San Francisco Medical Society Symphony Orchestra, a group in which all U.C. medical students, house staff members and their wives are welcome to participate. Musical enjoyment takes top billing at the regular rehearsals of the orchestra (unless, of course, the phone interrupts to call a physician member back to his professional duties). A successful concert by the orchestra provided a fitting climax to rehearsals last Spring —with the program presented for the • benefit of the Medical Society's Blood Bank. In addition to furnishing an opportunity for continued contact with the world of music, the group affords its members a chance to become acquainted' with others in their field, since the orchestra includes members of the medical profession from throughout the San Francisco area. For further information about the orchestra, interested medical students a...
Family Dinner This Sunday [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 15 September 1958
Family Dinner This Sunday An elegant buffet dinner is being planned for you and your family and friends this Sunday in the Union between the hours of 4 and 7 p.m. There will be two entrees and over jfi side dishes featuring a wide variety of salads, cold meats, cheeses, fish and other delicacies. This buffet would easily compare to that served in any of the finest hotels. Don't miss this opportunity to dine and relax In your magnificent new Millberry Union. Complete dinner only $1.75. Incidentally, this is the only charge for the entire weekend of festivities. These 3 days are only a preview of what you can expect from your Union membership.
Dave Brubeck To Play Here [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 15 September 1958
Dave Brubeck To Play Here .*" Dave Brubeck, whose recording of JAZZ GOES TO COLLEGE has placed him with the greats of _ his field like Goodman and Ellington, brings his famed Quartet *to the, University of California Medical Center on Saturday eve- fting, September 20, in the Steninger Gymnasium. He will play two one-hour concerts, the first between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. and the second between 10:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. Brubeck has just returned from a six month tour of Europe and the Near East during which time he appeared in Poland, India, Turkey and Iran. His concerts behind the Iron Curtain made a great impression on the Polish people, who listen frequently to the Voice of America programs. Since the students are fee-pay-ing members, this top entertainment is being brought to them at no extra charge on the 2nd day that the new Union is open. DAVE BRUBECK
The Challenge, The Plan, And The Result [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 15 September 1958
The Challenge, The Plan, And The Result In planning a structure of such magnitude as to include a Nurses' Residence, Interns' Residence, Faculty-Student Union and a Garage, many challenges were presented. It was necessary to plan the structure on a very steep site, with the anticipation of future additions and develop- Milton T, Pflueger, Architect for the Herbert C. Moffitt Hospital, worked with the Administration, Staff and Campus •Committees through all the years of program development, and in 1953 was appointed Architect for the "Combined Structure" as the Union then became technically designated, by virtue of the many facilities proposed therein. ments. At the same time, over-all campus development had to be kept in mind. It was desired that the building face be planned to avoid paralleling Parnassus Avenue, so that a confining, narrow thoroughfare would not be incurred. This was resolved by placing the higher building ele ments perpendicular to Parnassus and by including an ou...
Music Facilities Available [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 15 September 1958
Music Facilities Available One of the great assets of the Guy S. Millberry Union is the Music Room, donated by Miss Helen Myers, in memory of her mother, who maintained over a period of many years, the deepest Interest in the students of the School of Medicine. The creation of a music room is particularly appropriate, since it reflects Mrs. Myers' great love tor music throughout her lifetime, provided the nucleus of what will become an extensive record collection. Moreover, complete hl-fi-delity equipment will be available for playing both ordinary and stereophonic records. Inquiries about the use of these facilities may be made at the central desk of the Union. It is planned that the room will be open during the regular Student Union hours. MUSIC LOUNGE — Expected to be one of the most popular rooms in the Union is the fully equipped Music Lounge.
Film to Be Shown [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 15 September 1958
Film to Be Shown The color-sound film documenting the part a college union plays in higher education which was made in the Wisconsin Union at the University of Wisconsin will be shown here on September 19, 1958 between 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. in Room No. 22, Millberry Union. Entitled "Living Room of the University—The Story of a Building and an Idea," the film was taken during the Wisconsin Union's 25th anniversary in 1953-54. The movie, made by the University of Wisconsin Photographic Laboratory, and shot by the Golden Reel award winningphotographer, Walter Meives, is a 40 minute color-sound film telling the story of the Union as a "sheltering home for self-directed, free activity." Throughout the Wisconsin Union's anniversary year more than 10,000 feet of film and 400 scenes involving hundreds of students, faculty, and alumni were taken showing the Wisconsin Union as a social, dining, cultural, and hospitality center. The movie camera caught scenes of new students arriving on the Wisc...
HOUSING [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 15 September 1958
HOUSING Finding suitable living accommodations at a reasonable cost has been a problem on the San Francisco campus for some time. However, with the opening of the Millberry Union some of the shortage has been alleviated. For rooms in the union, contact the Housing Supervisor, Room 238, Millberry Union. The office of the Dean of Students, Room 238, U.C. Hospital, maintains a list of rooms (most of which have kitchen privileges), apartments and flats for the convenience of students. In addition to the above, married students have found satisfactory living quarters in some of the housing projects owned and operated by the City and County of San Francisco, the most favored being the Sunnydale project in Visitacion Valley and the Valencia Gardens project in the Mission district. These are low income housing units and are available to married students with children. To apply for this housing the following are needed: 1. Marriage Certificate. 2. Children's Birth Certificate. 3. Veterans: D...
MILLBERRY UNION FACILITIES-DESCRIPTION AND "RUN-DOWN" [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 15 September 1958
MILLBERRY UNION FACILITIES-DESCRIPTION AND "RUN-DOWN" GROUND FLOOR A) Squash Courts (two) —Of official dimensions. Court size approximates handball court so the areas can be used for both kinds of games. As a part of one of the courts, there is an overhead glass partition through which spectators can observe the players. Complete squash and handball .equipment is available to members free of charge. B) Exercise Room—l7'x23' in size. The following equipment will be available: barbells, pulley weights, wrestling mat, weight scale, exercise mirrors and stall bars. All equipment available to members free of charge. C) Swimming Pool — A fourlane, heated, 20-yara pool, complete with a one-meter diving board with adjustable fulcrum. Available for splash parties on request. Samples of programs to be offered: Water polo, swimming and diving instruction, water safety classes, family parties, etc. No charge for swimming to regular Union members. Note: The squash courts, exercise room and pool ...
NEW FACILITIES [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 15 September 1958
NEW FACILITIES Ethe first time since the uake and fire of 1906, the University of California of Medicine will be located at the U.C. Medical Center, San Francisco, this fall. , The 100 freshman medical students who will enroll next week will be the first to receive their basic instruction in anatomy, biochemistry and physiology in the brand new, 14-story second unit of the Medical Sciences Building on the San Francisco campus. The first-year courses previously were given on the Berkeley campus, and the departments that teach them have been completing their move to San Francisco during the summer. This major new step in the Medical Center's development not only permits the entire medical curriculum to be offered on a single campus; it has made possible an increase from 78 to 100 in the first-year class. It also provides much-needed teaching and research space for other Medical Center departments, and it houses the Medical Center Library, an auditorium, and an animal tower. The three ...
Recreation Activities Committee Organized [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 15 September 1958
Recreation Activities Committee Organized At a recent meeting of the A.S.U.CM.C. Presidents, one of the topics discussed was the type of organization needed to handle the athletic and recreation program. It was decided that a committee be established under the A.S.U.CM.C, and this committee should have representation of one person from each school. Acting representatives were chosen so that work might begi nas soon as possible. As designated at this meeting, the members of the committee will be: Dental Hygiene — Jan Sawyer, Vice President. Pharmacy — Jack Applegate, Vice President. Medicine —Dale Tipton, President. Nursing — Glenda Odale,. Athletic Chairman. Dentistry—Don Dal Porto. One of the first acts of the committee was to devise an interest survey, which will be passed out at registration, as an aid in developing an intramural program. Other plans discussed by this committee were such things as the feasibility of an instruction program in swimming, billiards, exercising, etc.;...