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The Cadet. VMI Newspaper. February 25, 1966 - New Page 1 ...

The Cadet. VMI Newspaper. February 25, 1966 - New Page 1 ...

The Cadet. VMI Newspaper. February 25, 1966 - New Page 1

CAbfts EDWARD HIXES AND GEORGE BARTON (left) willhead the new VMI literar>- magazine, "Tlie Sounding Brass." Thelirst issue is planned for publication sometime this Spring ajid willconsisf^nitLrely of creative writing contributed by the Corps.CQL Head Named ToW & L Registrar PostCOL. HAROLD S,Pajiel Discussion:HEADThe appointment of Lt. Col. HaroldS. Head of Lexington as registrarat Washington and Lee Universitywas announced today byPresident Fred C. Cole.Col. Head. 46. cui-rently associfteprofessor of military scienceand assistant commandant at VirginiaMilitary Institute, will succeedEdwin IL Howard, who willretire in June after 42 years as amember of Washington and Lee's 'faculty and administrative start'.Col. Head's retirement from ac- !tlve service in the L'nited States :Army is efTective June 30, and he iwill assume his new duties at ;NVashlngton and Lee on Julv 1, :Hollins & VMI Will Discuss'Is God Demir Philosophy"Is God Dead?" will be the ^ rent periodicals such as the NEWquestion discussed by a panel reppresentingHoUins College and VMI able space recently to articles onYORKER have devoted consider-at a meetiing here nest week. RepresentingVMI will be Chaplain jWilson, moderator, Jeff Aston, a isecond classman, and Cheryl Witt, Ifirst classman. Cadets Aston and •Witt are planning to attend Seminary.Hollins will be represented byDr. Alvord Beardslee. Hollins'chaplain; Linda Wanier, a candidatefor the seminar>'; and Mrs.James Frazier. Also on hand willbe Rabbi Samuol Volkman ofChurle^ton. West Virginia. RabbiVolksman will also conduct theJ. -M Hall service this Sunday,speaking on the topic "Is GodNecessary?"iCurrent TopicThe panel should produce muchiiscussion since tl.e t'ipic is of'great current interest. Many cur-the subject "Is God Dead?"Moreover, such works as BishopRobinson's HONEST TO GOD,which sold over one million copiesin England, have done much tosharpen the controversy.No Need For GodMany of the ideas of the newradical theologians were first expressedby such men as DietrichBonhoeffer, who says, "There is nolonger any need for God as a workinghypothesis, whether in morals,politics, or science. Nor is thereany need for such a God in religionor philosophy (Feuerbach),In the name of intellectual honestytl.e-ie working hypotheses shouldhe droppeti or dispensed with asfar Oo r-'v^-ible.".\nother leader of the "God isv(.dntuiued on page 2)Sounding Brass" Initiated,First Creative MagazineA Corps literary magazine, "TheSounding Brass," will begin publicationthis Spring.Purpose and SourcesThe purpose of the magazinewill be "to stimulate interest increative writing throughout theCorps." Contributions from all cadetswill be accepted for consideration.Material in the first issuewill be drawn from Mr. Greet'screative writing class of last year.The first issue will be approximately48 pages in length and willcost from S.75 to $1.00. It willcontain no advertising, relying onsubscriptions for financial suppont.Publication BoardCadets Edward Mines and GeorgeBarton submitted a permit to theSuperintendent last year for a literarymagazine. General Shell turnedthis permit over to the CadetPublications Board which interviewedthe two cadets and Mr.Greet. Content, continuity, interest,sources, finances and organizationwere discussed.Policy StatementCadets Hines and Barton wrotea policy statement concerning finances.staff, and other matters, usingthe Publication Board's statementas a guide. This statementwas completed in January and subinittedto the Publications Board.The Board interviewed Hinesand Barton a second time and proposedto subsidize the first issiiewith a SoOO contribution. The policystatement was revised and sub-Imitted to the Superintendent alongBasketballAwardStarted At VMIwith a permit.Permit ApprovedGen. Shell consulted withthePublic Relations Officer, Mr. Presbrey.One of the main issues consideredwas continuity, or thequestion of sufficient interest tosustain the magazine.The Superintendent approvedthe permit, under the conditionsthat there be no adverti.sing andthe first issue be subsidized by thePublications Board.Staff OrganizedMr Greet will be the magazine'sfirst faculty advisor. He has alsoworked with literary magazine?at the University of West Virginia.Edward Hines will be editor,George Barton business manager,and Bob Woods copy editor.At present, "The SoundingBrass" is not represented on theCadet Publications Board. Recognvtion may be achieved by nextSpring.General Fyffe To Address CorpsOn *^*Anoflo-i\nierican Defense"c?Major General Richard A. Fyffe,British Military Attache to theUnited States, will speak to interestedmembers of the Corps tonightat 7:30 in JM Hall.Speaking at the invitation of theInternational Relations Club, GeneralFyffe's topic will be "SomeAnglo-American Defense Problems."Following his talk he willentertain questions pertaining toany topic of cadet interest.General Fyffe arrived at noon todayand had lunch with the Corps.At FEI he inspected ti e 1st Platoonof "A" Company, ccnimandedby Cadet Clifford A. Crittsingerwho is the president of the IRC.F o M o w i n g inspectionthe General was guest of honor atdinner held in the Officer's Mess.While in Lexington, General andMrs. Fyffe plan to attend localpoints of historic interest, especiallythose pertaining to Stone*wail Jackson.Rabbi Volkman Will DeliverSunday Sermon In J. M. HallRabbi Samuel Volkman of the' Virginia Street Temple in Charleston,West Virginia will represent'the Jewish Chautauqua Society aslecturer at Virginia Military Institutein Lexington from Sundaythrough Tuesday, February 27 toMarch 1st, 1066. The rabbi willspeak at chapel on Sunday at 10:45a.m. on the subject "Is God Neces-The "Roger E. Towne, '36. OutstandingSenior Basketball Awaixl" The rabbi lectures on collegesary?"19G6.A West Point graduate. Col. has been established at VM'I byHead's active military career be- i' campu.ses under the auspices of thea Charlctite, N. C. graduate of thesan in 1943 following completion :Jesvish Chautauqua Soicety. an organizationwhich creates betterInstitute.of the B. S. program at the military ;The award is the gift of Rogeracademy. He saw combat service iunderstanding of Jews and Judaismthrough education. The Jew-' Continued on page 7) |E. Towne. a 1936 graduate of V:MI.who establisihed the annual pi-izeish Chautauqua Society is sponjsored by the National Federationwith an initial gilt of $1,000 tothe VM'I Alumni Educational! of Temple Brotherhoods. His vis-Fund. Income from the fund will; it will be sposored by the V:MI Re,-provide the winner an individual' liaious Council.trophy, witth a permanent plaquefor the Institute, and wihen incomeis sufficient, a cash awardwhich will be given to the winnerit graduation.The recipient of the basketba'lltrorliy will be selected by thebasketball eoacihing staff', and theDr. Leo Hall and Dr. Ernestaward will be presented at theI Swanson cf the University of Virtefm'sannual post-season banquet.The award to the outstanding' ginia visited VMI Wednesday totslk to first and second class biologymajors on deg."ees offered bvsenior baske'ball player compareswith Uie Martin Delaney.RABBI SAMUELVOLKMANDrs. Hall, Swanson Speak On Degrees,jVIedieal Seiiools Offer Wide Selectionfci'^n-'es will end up teadiiAg alta me "ical schocl as he doefc. Farnine weeks out of tlw year betea ;i?s, wihile the resit of the timeis s ^er^t in research and wrttinig."28, Awaixl which is given annuallyto the football player who hasI medical schools otiher than the He is an anatcnii-vt working in theiM. D. degree.I tir' l of radiocautograyhy, usingcontributed most significantly to A medical school teaches bajic "a.'i lacMve materials to trace thethe teamsciences as well as the c'in'cal (:?\e"apment or the function of aIn estjiblishing the award, Mr. ' sciences such as neuroilogy, me U- -.Uire.Towne indicated that he hoped cines. obsterics. etc. The speakers Dr. Hall stateil that a Studenteventually to be able to provide said that Virginia offers the IM.S. nv:-t be an avid scientist in ordersufficient funds for a basketball I and PhD. degrees in the basic '0 do justice to himself and toscholarship for a cadet from the i sciences of anartcmy, biochenvis- his field in taking up one of thestates of New York or North ; try. physlolagj-, pharmacology, | br.-ic medical sciences. He DotedCarolina or for some other nonresidentof Virginia.Life of Scientist i a ('meliorate, the minimum timeand micrcbio'.ogy. ; t! at it is a long procedure to getUntil moving to Charlotte severalyeaitj ago, Mr. Towne lived • Swanson first outlined a little ofAdvantagesI In talking to the cadets Dr., viually being fk>ur years of study.in Buffalo, N. Y, He has long j what he does at the University, But he meutionel several advantagesof such a oours© «fbeen an active and loyal supporterc^ all activities at VlMI, getting degrees in the basic (Continued on pagej since he said that most people2)

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