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The Loyola Maroon Vol. XXXI, X-259 Loyola University, New Orleans, La., October 23, 1953 No. 6 Physics Department Builds $25,000 Magnet For Research See Story, Page 2 DR. PAUL PICKAR, research physicist at the University, adjusts the crystal holder between pole pieces of the department's new electromagnet. This device is used for studying the Hall coefficient in semiconducting crystals or materials. DOING THE SAME THING, that is, adjusting the crystal holder between pole pieces of a small electro-magnet is DR. PICKAR. The small magnet is a dpplicate of the larger one which DR. PICKAR will use for research.THE REV. FRANCIS A. BENEDETTO, S.J., professor of physics, transcribes date from automatic register on his cosmic ray research machine. The cosmic ray telescope measures the number of rays able to penetrate eight inches of lead at sea level. Blue Key Auditions To Begin Monday Auditions for Blue Key's 16th annual Talent Night sttill be held at noon every week and on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday nights in Marquette Auditorium, Robert Mayes, audition chairman, announced. Invitations to compete in the try outs are extended to any individual or group desiring to enter either as an organizational skit, a group or an individual act. Anyone wishing to participate can obtain the required forms from any Blue Key member, or inquire at the Talent Night office, Room 120 Bobet Hall today, Mayes said. Three types of competitive performances—individual, skit and group will be presented on the show, Dec. 4, in Municipal Auditorium.Any student in good standing with the University is eligible in the individual classifications. Only one routine is allowed in this type of performance. Two or more individuals may combine to give one routine as a group. The time of each act is limited to three minutes for individual performances, five minutes for groups and seven for skit performance.Last year's individual winner will be invited to perform in the non-competitive status. Alumni, former individual winners, local and national entertainers are also invited to perform in this field. The faculty will be asked to perform in a group skit, as has been done in past years. Individual winners will receive trophies. Pennants will be presented to winners of group and skit competition. 28 Students Selected For 'Who's Who' Twenty-eight Loyola students have been named to the 1953 edition of "Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities," the Rev. Anthony C. O'Flynn, S.J., dean of students, announced. The college of arts-and science led the list with 11; business administration was second with five; dentistry had four; law and pharmacy three each; and music, two. The book acting as a national index of outstanding collegiate personalities, gives a brief biographical sketch of members and an account of their civic and campus activities, Fr. O'Flynn said. Its purpose is to promote interest in college activities and furnish the business world with an index of the best that universities have to offer. Those named are: College of arts and sciences: Gerard Mialaret, Odessa Elston, Rus»el Guerin, William Shultis, Henry Wirth, Betty Talbot, Jane Deas, William Mallette, Madeline Duvic, Evangeline Molero, and Claire Favrot. College of business administration: Bernard Bridgeman, Betty Hanford, Marcelle Monie, James Quaid, and Mario Velasquez. School of dentistry: James Cassidy, Thomas O'Flanagan, William Jarrell, and Robert Hesse. School of law: Pascal Calogero, Henry Keene, and Frank Varela. College of pharmacy: Sister Mary Maurice Flynn, C.S.J., Minus Mouton, and Fred Shiel. College of music: John Enders and Anna Copponex. Convocation Tuesday A University-wide Convocation will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in Holy Name Auditorium, the Rev. Anthony C. O'Flynn, S.J., dean of students, announced.The Very Rev. W. Patrick Donnelly, S.J., president, will outline plans for the Field House Drive at the convocation. Father O'Flynn said that all students must attend and that they must enter the auditorium via the fire-escape. AFTER HIS TALK to the lOC and students from Dominican and Xavier, DAVE McWHIRTER, left, national president of the National Federation of Catholic College Students, discusses some ideas with MOON LANDRIEU, president of the Student Council. Redmann A & S Frosh Leader Ed Schmidt Triumphs In BA Election Returns ■sB*"""* Jerry Redmann, A&S freshman, was elected president of his class in the campus electipns held last Monday. Tuesday and Wednesday. The seventh Redmann to matriculate at Loyola, Jerry, a Jesuit High grad, edged out Gasper Schiro by 15 votes. The entire Redmann ticket captured the freshman executive positions in A&S, with the exception of the office of vice-president. Those elected were: Matt Schott, vice- president; Pat McGiaw, secretary; Lynn Ketchum, treasurer. In business administration, Ed Schmidt and his entire ticket scored a comparatively easy victory over the opposing candidates for the freshmen offices. The new officers are: Schmidt, president; Milson Luce, vicepresident; Harold Strain, secretary; and Gene Franchini, treasurer.Approximately 50% of the freshman class voted in the elec- In completed elections, dental school elected Harold Bernard, president; Felix Canella, vice-president; Dominic Bareese, secretarytreasurer; and Pete Atkinson, ADA representative. New officers in the college of music include: John Bourgeois, president; Wanda Laris, vice-president; Theresa Kelly, secretary; and Carl Hellmars, treasurer. Those elected in pharmacy are: Robert Drouhillet, president; Rene Bonee, vice-president; Geraldine Biundo, secretary; and John Montelepre, treasurer. »» FROSH CROWD THE ballot boxes outside the Business Administra tion building to cast a vote for their candidate. BEN BRIDGEMAN sitting, assisted the freshmen in arranging their ballots. Congressman To Speak At UN Day Fete Congressman F. Edward Hebert will be the featured speaker at the United Natioas' Day celebration today at noon in the Quadrangle. The co-sponsors of this event are the Propeller and Pan- American clubs. Amid flags representing every nation in the U. N., Congressman Hebert will speak on the various aspects of his recent tour of the European continent and report on "N.A.T.O.—lt's Meaning to the World." The Very Rev. W. Patrick Donnelly, S.J., who is out of town on business, will be represented by the Rev. Edward A. Doyle, dean of faculties. Prof. Francis Kennedy will introduce the guest speaker and will say a few words on behalf of the Propeller Club. In-case of rain the program will be held in Marquette Hall. Mid-Semester Exams To Begin November 9 The mid-semester examinations will be held from Monday, Nov. 9, through Friday, Nov. 13, according to the Rev. Edward A. Doyle, S.J., dean of faculties.Departmental exam schedules have been posted by the Dean's and Registrar's offices bulletin boards. Other exams will take place in the regular classroom at the regular time and will be proctored by the usual professor, Father Doyle said. Mathematics exams in 101, 103, 105 and 107 will be given Nov. 9. On Tuesday, Nov. 10, departmental exams in theology and languages will be taken, and on Wednesday of that week exams in English and philosophy have been scheduled. History exams will be taken on that Friday. Departmental exams in Military Science will be offered on Thursday, Nov. 12. A schedule of non-departmental exams states that all regularly scheduled Monday, Wednesday and Friday courses offered at the hours of nine, eleven, two, three and four, will be taken on Monday of exam week. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday classes at eight and ten o'clock will be offered on Tuesday.Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday classes at nine and eleven have been scheduled for Thursday of that week, and regularly scheduled Monday, Wednesday and Fridays classes at eight, ten and one o'clock will wind up exam week on Friday. All regular classes scheduled during this period have been cancelled, Father Doyle added. Nite Group Forms A discussion group which will offer a study-course on the philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas held its first meeting last week at 7:30 p.m. in the dean's conference room, according to the Rev. Henry Montecino, S.J., moderator.Set Tentative Bookings For Thespian Play The presentation of "Merchant of Venice" by the Thespians has been tentatively set for Wednesday, Nov. 4 through Sunday, Nov. 8, Mr. Leo Zinser, director, announced. An afternoon matinee for high school students is being planned for Thursday, Nov. B, according to Mary Ann Bartholomew, Thespian secretary. Don Barnett will portray Shylock. Claude Riche will play Antonio and Al Huddleston, Bassanio. Ted Pfister is cast in the role of Lorenzo, and Melvin Graziano in the part of the clown. Mickey Glankler, of Alexandria, La., heads the cast of female parts at Portia. Jessica will be played by Madeline Steiger, of Dallas, Texas. Joan Gravois is cast as Nerissa and Elizabeth Ainsworth as Portia's servant. Others in the play include Clarence Rareshide, Gene Palmisano and Pat Farley. Lighting will be handled by Lee Freeland and Marie Merthens; Anna Copponex and Ken Offan are in charge of sound. Grace Russo, Philip Gallaty and Emile Lausteneau are in charge of the stage. Kathleen Dowling will play Mary, the leading role, in the Junior Thespians production of "Nine Girls" scheduled for late November, according to Melvin Graziano, director. Alumnae Appoint New Secretary Miss Betty Loch, '51, was appointed corresponding secretary of the Loyola Alumnae Association to fill the unexpired term of Pat McNamara, '52, at a meeting last week. A Mass for the deceased members will be held in November, Miss Margaret Finley, president, announced. After the meeting, a film entitled "For The Greater Glory," portraying the life and training of a Jesuit, was shown by the Rev. Charles G. Chapman, S.J., chairman of the history department.
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