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EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 6 October 1958
EDITORIAL Now, with the hectic activity of registration finished, and the first week behind us, we can take a breather. Let us stop and look ahead. For some, this is the last year at the Medical Center before they go out into their professions. For others, this is the start of a long, four year grind. These years can be difficult or not; they can be pleasant or not; depending on the individual. Make use of the many facilities made available to you at the UCMC, such as the excellent new library, and student health. The library offers an excellent place to study and a marvelous collection of books. As for student heath, don't wait for them to call you for a check-up. See them if you don't feel well. They can catch something early whereas neglect could result in loss of much valuable school time. Student Government is an important phase of any school. Interest yourselves in your government, for it affects you. The council meetings are open—visit them and find out what is going on. Some...
U.C Medical Center Appointments Made [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 6 October 1958
U.C Medical Center Appointments Made The appointment of Dr. J. B. deC. M. Saunders as Provost of the University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, and Dr. Willard Fleming as Vice-Pro-vost has been announced by President Clark Kerr, of the State University, Dr. Saunders will continue as Dean of the School of Medicine, San Francisco, and Dr. Fleming as Dean of the School of Dentistry. In his new position as Provost Dr. Saunders wiil be the respon- sible administrative chief of the Medical Center, San Francisco, and Dr. Fleming will be his deputy. Dr Saunders actually has exercised many of the duties of Provost since he became Dean of the School of Medicine in February, 1956. As Dean, he has been chairman of the Administrative Committee, composed of the Deans and administrative chiefs on the San Francisco campus. Dr. Fleming is also familiar with his new duties, since he has acted as Dr. Saunder's chief aide on the Committee. Provost Sauriders, 55, a member of the faculty of ...
FROM THE DESK OF THE UNION DIRECTOR [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 6 October 1958
FROM THE DESK OF THE UNION DIRECTOR Among the congratulatory wires received on the occasion of the opening of the Millberry Union was one from Loren Kottner, my former boss, and the Director of the Union at Kansas State College in Manhattan. Quoting from Loren's telegram: "... A Union opening is like having a baby — even though you have months to prepare for it, the labor pains are terrific, and after you have it you are not quite sure how to take care of it." There is a fair amount of accuracy in Mr. Kottner's observation, since, at the present time our entire staff is consumed with! attacking and correcting minors operational difficulties cited thusj far. We are all especially ap-i preciative of the many excellent recommendations which have been placed in the Central Desk Suggestion Box, and I should like to comment briefly on certain of &gt; these at this time: Television —One suggestion succinctly asked, "Where in the Hell is the T.V. set?" I suspect that if they have T....
Soon to Appear [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 6 October 1958
Soon to Appear Starting in the next issue, and as a regular feature in this newspaper, will be a column devoted to problems outside the realm of the Medical Center. This column will vary in subject matter, and will consist of items of interest concerning the world around us. Some of the subjects touched upon may be philisophical, and most will probably be controversial. It is hoped that these articles will invoke comment or criticism, good or bad, and is designed to stimulate interest in the Synapse as a more literary medium—not just a place where straight news and social items are aired. This column will be written by Yasin Balbaky, Editor for the School of Medicine, but it will in no way replace actual news from that school. It is directed to those people at the Medical Center interested in more than just "inside news," and it is hoped that this type of writing will broaden the scope and interest in Synapse.
Dental Students Council Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 6 October 1958
Dental Students Council Meeting At the meeting on September 26th, it was decided that October 7 would be a good date for freshman elections. This date will give the freshmen sufficient time to get acquainted with one another, and also insures the freshmen quick organization to promote student leader representatives in the student body council. President Don Swatman felt that the Dental Student Body Constitution is in dire need of revision, so the council voted to organize a committee to revise it in its entirety; this committee is to present the revised constitution to the Council for approval. Morrie Corbett was placed as chairman of the committee. The honor system was then discussed, and it was decided that, since in the past no real organized system was established and received by the students, the Council organize an Honor Sys tern Committee to set up workable rules of conduct. This same committee, it was decided, should rule as the Judicial Body. The members of this Judicial Bo...
Golden West Cat Club Announces Show [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 6 October 1958
Golden West Cat Club Announces Show There will be an interesting event for all alourophiles, held in the War Memorial Building, 6600 Daly City, on October 18th and 19th, 1958. (AlourophUes are cat-loving humans.) All kinds of cats will be represented. There will be prizes for the best cat in the show, and many other awards. Mrs. M. E. Farmer from San Diego is judging the All-Breed Show and Mrs. Chas. L. Jones, Kentfield, is judging both the long and short hair specialties. Our cat - loving population is cordially invited to attend. The show room will be open to the public Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday, until 10:00 p.m. Peter Anderson is managing the show and Miriam Williams is the show secretary. Either one will be glad to show you around the show room.
THE SENIOR VIEWPOINT From School of Dentistry [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 6 October 1958
THE SENIOR VIEWPOINT By ROG TENNYSON From School of Dentistry Registration is over, and give or take a patient or so, most of the seniors are hard at it in the clinic again . . . funny, though, the new name "senior" doesn't seem to help facilitate the dentistry . . . still having problems . . . but Don Dal Porto is doing pretty we 11... he spent the summer on emergency service . . . got lots of practice, too. Now he is wondering what good 372 cement fillings are toward graduation credit . . . we are too. And after last summer, it looks like the senior bachelor is almost a thing of the past, i.e., extinct. What with Gerry Geraldson, Morrie Corbett, Carl Schrieve, Jerry Yonder Ahe, Nick Barakos, Don Swatman, Jack Cottingham, Mike Heon, Chuck Soderstrom and Ken Knowles going over the hill into the woods of matrimony, there aren't too many of the unscathed left. . . must be something in it . . . Word is even out —from a usually unreliable source initialed Ed Arana —that Rudy Kopfer stol...
JUNIOR CLASS From School of Nursing [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 6 October 1958
JUNIOR CLASS The Junior Class began a new academic year with a full schedule of activities, even though our census had been split since many of us moved Into the new Millberry Union. Our class began its activities with a "Big-Little Sister" Party to welcome our new class of freshmen nursing students. Each one of these girls has a "big sister" with whom she may discuss questions and problems that arise in her academic or clinical experience. We shall attempt to make these girls feel at home as soon as possible. On Sept. 22nd the Junior and Senior Classes had a "Curriculum Workshop" where we attempted to evaluate the nursing program as we have experienced it. This whole day was set aside for the sole purpose of. discovering the students' opinions and suggestions—in hopes that some of these suggestions could be utilized in planning the new curriculum for the nursing students of 1959. We, as a class, are anticipating a certain date at the end of the month of October that happens to be o...
Pill Peddlers, Inc. [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 6 October 1958
Pill Peddlers, Inc. Dick Pfarrar and Larry Strom were among the members of the Cal Band that went to Europe this summer to play at the Brussels World Fair. Their comments about the trip centered around European Women, beer, European women, the Fair, and European women. Bob Wise and Russ Ziebell of Kappa Psi threw the first blast of the year at their party pad on Ortega St. last Saturday, that put famed Eric's pad at North Beach to shame. Bill Blumenstock, Reg Carlin ana Harry Avila were among the happy guests that kept the party going until 2 o'clock in the morning. Phi Delta Chi opened its social season September 21 by holding an Open House at the Fraternity on Willard Avenue. The Pharmacy Fraternity welcomed approximately 75 students from the various schools on the campus. A good time was had by all as dancing and conversation lasted into the early hours of the first day of classes. I
PROGRAM SCHEDULE ATHLETIC FACILITIES [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 6 October 1958
PROGRAM SCHEDULE ATHLETIC FACILITIES The following program schedule for the athletic facilities of the Millberry Union is a temporary schedule established by the Recreation Supervisor for the purpose of controlling the use of the facilities until such time as the Recreation Activity Committee presents the official Fall Program Calendar. This calendar is scheduled to appear on October 15th. Available at the present time are application forms, rules, and regulations for Team entries in pre-season basketball and volleyball leagues which will begin as, soon as enough teams have registered to make up league schedules. These forms may be ob-| tamed by contacting Bud AlexH an der — Recreation Supervisor in Room 243, Millberry union. Team entries are asked to be kept on strictly a class, school, or faculty basis. No fraternity teams will be accepted in the preseason competition. Girls are especially urged to enter teams for an all girls volleyball league which will start as soon as enough t...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 6 October 1958
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SOCIALIZED MEDICINE IN ENGLAND- The National Health System [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 6 October 1958
SOCIALIZED MEDICINE IN ENGLAND- By RON STEIN The National Health System Being in England this summer, I decided to inquire personally about the mechanism and success of the British National Health System (abbreviated NHS), which has now been in operation there for ten years. In an article of this size it is impossible to provide a thorough discussion of the system, but I shall attempt to mention the important factors with which we should be familiar. There is general agreement in Great Britain that the cost of medical care, or a large part of that cost, should be shared amongst the community. The plain fact is that medical science has become so advanced and so elaborate, and hence so costly, that the ordinary citizen is unable to afford the expense of treatment for any serious illness. Certain types of surgical operations, for example, may involve from ten to twenty highly skilled individuals and cost the entire life savings of the patient. When medical care becomes too costly for t...
FREE FILM SHOWING [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 6 October 1958
FREE FILM SHOWING The following free films will be shown at the University of California Extension at 55 Laguna Street at 8:00 p.mr on these Friday nights: Friday, October 10 FUN WITH FnJW WINDOW ON CANADA—The famous Canadian film artist, Norman McLaren, explains and demonstrates some of his creative techniques in this film interview which includes some of his rare and most delightful films. BEHIND THE SCENES IN WALT DISNEY'S STUDIO — A lighthearted tour through the famed animation studio in the company of comical Robert Benchley. .__„ MARTIN AND GASTON— This charming film release relates the high and mighty adventures of two intrepid sailor boys through the use of animated color paintings by French school children who made up the story. A Golden Reel Winner. PACIFIC 231—An exciting locomotive ride through the French countryside, the exhilarating rhythm of the visuals exactly paralleling the famous score by Arthur Honegger, who collaborated on the film. Cannes Film Festival and Robe...
S.F. Symphony Tickets [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 6 October 1958
S.F. Symphony Tickets Tickets for the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra 1958-59 season will go on sale at the Millberry Union Central Desk starting Monday, October 6th and will be on sale through October. These tickets are limited, and will be sold on a first come, first served basis. Prices for these student tickets are $10.00, $18.00, and $24.00 with, also a very few box seats at $30.00 for the season. These prices cover the 18 concerts of the season and give you more than a 50% discount from the regular admission price. A. permanent program as well as other information concerning the Symphony tickets may be obtained at the Central Desk iri the Mulberry Union. The sale of these tickets is being handled under the auspices of the U.C.M.C. Symphony Forum. Information concerning membership in the Student Forum Group will be forthcoming in the next Synapse. These concerts are, with a slight exception, on consecutive Wednesdays, and will be held at the San Francisco Opera House.
Football Tickets [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 6 October 1958
Football Tickets Tickets for the A.S.U.C. Foothall Games are now on sale at the Central Desk. Tickets for the Southern California game are $1.75, and the game will be played on October 18th at Los Angeles. November 22nd is the date for the game with Stanford, and the tickets will be $2.00 for Rooters, and $2.50 for Spouses. Buy your tickets eafiy. There will be a special rooters' bus to the Cal-Stanford game, and the sign-up will start October 15th.
NEWMAN CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper — 6 October 1958
NEWMAN CLUB The UCMC Newman Club will hold Its first meeting of the semester on Tuesday evening, October 7, at 8 p.m. The highlight of the meeting will be a lecture given by Father John Fearon, 0.P., on "What Is the Natural Law." Father Fearon is the author of several books and is also an outstanding lecturer. The subject of Father Fearon's lecture poses a vital question to each and every one of us since many of the medical-moral problems encountered in the professions today revert to the natural law. His lecture wil give us an Insight into these many questions. At the meeting we will also have a short talk by the past president of the National Newman Federation, Mr. Jack Markel. The meeting will be held at St. Anne's Parish Library, Funston (13th Aye.) and Judah St. The library is located one third the way down on Funston. Rides will be provided for those wishing them from both the 610 Dorm and the Student Union. Newman is also offering a course of religious instruction to be given...