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   Campus (Newspaper) - February 14, 1962, Ottawa, Kansas                                The Ottawa Campus VOL. LXXIII Ottawa, Kansas, Wednesday, February 14, 1962 NO. 13 Gandy Leads Christian Institute Noted Negro Leader Will Speak on Race Relations by Richard Snilijer Dr. Samuel Lucius Gandy, pastor of the Kenwood-Ellis Community Church in Chicago, will lead " the annual Institute of Christian Living, February 19, 20 and 21. Dr. Gandy has served as the Dean of Lasless Memorial Chapel and Professor of Religion at Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Since his ordination he has served almost consecutively in the College chaplaincy. He was among the founders of the National Association of College and University Chaplains, and is a past "President of the national association. His campus ministry has included service at Fisk University and Virginia State College. Mr. Gandy is a member of the executive committee of the Southern College Personnel Association and serves as chairman of the Committee on the Religious Needs of Students. A consultant to the Southern Regional Council, he is also a'n advisor to youth groups and intercollegiate councils. As a member of the Religious Organizations Commission of the Nations al Conference of Christians and Jews, he travelled with an inter faith team in the summer of 1958 throughout Europe, much of the Middle East, and into the Soviet Union. He was appointed in 1958-59 as a special Dan-forth Fellow at the University of Chicago's Divinity School, from which university in 1952 he received the degree of doctor of philosophy in the field of religion and personality. The summer of 1960 he served as Director of European Seminar, Heritage of the Church. On September 1, 1961, Dr. Gandy was appointed pastor of the Kenwood-Ellis Community Dr. Samuel L. Gandy Church    of Church,    United Christ, Chicago. Dr. Gandy has always been related to the field of human relations and has served actively in human relations organizations as member and lecturer. Born in South Carolina, he is sensitive to the problems of, the Southern region and yields himself to an analysis of the contemporary situation. The following events will take place during Dr. Gandy's stay: Monday 11:00 a.m.   Chapel 8:00 p.m.   Panel held in the lounge of Price Hall. "Students' Responsibility and Race Relations." Tuesday 11:00 a.m.   Chapel 8:00 p.m.   Panel held in auditorium. "The Negro in Our Community" Wednesday 11:00 a.m.   Chapel Film Series Features Bolshoi Ballet by Ralph Webster Another highlight of this year's cultural life at O.U. is to be presented this Thursday, February 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium. The Bolshoi Theatre Ballet troupe, world-renowned Russian dancers, will represent this art form in an hour-and-a-'half long color film sponsored, by the Ottawa" University Film Series. This group of artists has become well-known and widely acclaimed, both by reason of their virtuosity, and because of "their performances under cultural exchange programs in many foreign countries, including the U.S.A. The selections they will render in the film rank among the classics of ballet productions. Scenes from six compositions '^precede the main feature, which will be "Giselle" - a complete performance in two acts. Others are: Dance of the Tartars, from the "Fountain of Bakhchisarai"; Polonaise and Cracovi-enne from the opera "Ivan Sasanin"; Spring Water and Walpurgisnacht from "Faust"; the Spanish Dance from "Swan Lake"; and another episode from the same ballet, the majestic and fascinating Dying Swan scene, featuring prima donna Galina Ulanova. The prominent members of the large cast of the ballet troupe, in addition to Miss Ulanova, are Raissa Struchkova and Nikolai Fadayechev. A donation of fifty cents will be requested by the Film Series committee to cover the costs of the film. lUi* Week Wednesday, February 14 7:00 p.m. - Social Clubs 8:30 p.m.-Men's Iniramurals 9:00 p.m. - Washington Seminar Variety Show Thursday, February 15 6:45 p.m. - Vespers 7:30 p.m. - Film Series 8:00 p.m.-^-Men's Iniramurals Friday, February 16 7:30 p.m. - C. of E. (H) 9:00 p.m. -; Leap Week Dance Saturday, February 17 Sports Day - Women Kappa Chi-Delta Phi Formal Monday, February 18 Institute of Christian Living Begins 11:00 a.m. - Chapel 7:00 p.m. - Seminar 7:00 p.m. - Choir 8:30 p.m. - W.A.A. Tuesday, February 19 11:00 a.m. - Chapel 7:00 p.m. - Seminar 8:30 p.m.-Men's Iniramurals Cast Selected For "Dear Brutus' Once again on March 15 and 16, the Ottawa University Speech and Drama Department will bring another outstanding production to ihe campus. Modern comedy by J. M. Barrie will be presented in the play Dear Brutus, a drama piece noted for "'its mixture of "touches of seriousness and fantasy. Berry has received world fame from his many comedies among which are the familiar plays, Peter Pan and What Every Woman Knows. The play's theme centers around the predicaments of a group of contrasting characters set in a wooded English estate who are bound together by one common trait: the desire for a second chance. With this basis Barrie galvanizes comedy with absurdity to underscore Shakespeare's lines: "The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings." The cast for the production will consist of David Anderson as Mr. Death; John Simmons, Mr. Purdie; Bob Happ and Bob Newberry, Mr. Coade; Virginia Hollworth, Joanna Trout; Nancy Haley, Mrs. Death; Laurie Cum-mings, Mrs. Purdie; Ettie Wing, Mr. Coadie; Frank McNamar, Marey; Linda Welsh, Lady Caroline Lariey;1 Linda White, Margaret; and Tom Carter, stage manager. CYD'S Election Last Wednesday evening the Ottawa University Collegiate Young Democrats had their annual election of officers. Officers elected were Lewis Bowling, president; Sharon Murphy, vice-president; Rose Mathews, secretary; and Wannie Collier, treasurer. The Young Democrats will probably have a .joint meeting with the Young Republicans in the near future. Plans are also being made to contact speakers for meetings during this semester. Dean's List, Honors Roll Announced The names of the students who have fulfilled the requirements for the Dean's List, the Honors Roll, and- Sigma Alpha Honors Society have been released. " The students on the Dean's List are those who have made a 2.5 average for the first semester of the 1961-62 school year. They are: Sam Ayobahan, Louise Arnold, Brownie Anderson, Bob Binns, Dawn Biro, Fletcher Bray, Richard^ Cope-land, Sally Criser, Phil Dryden, Judy Eaman, Joan Fogdall, Jim Gwartney, Nancy Griffith, La-Verne Hiebert, Sharon Ireland, Juanita Jensen, JaFran Jones, Phyllis Kemp, Linda Kerr, Tom Kinder, Mary Kotz, Wayne Mc-Pherson, Rothi Miller, Wanda Moody, Don Morlan, Justin Nwasor, Larry Scherich, Phil Schmidt, Phyllis Shank, Meredith Sorenson, Tom Stees, Betty Trout, Dallas Turner. Freshmen include: Dan Benedict, Joyce Baird, Marvin Barkis, Sharon Blair, Sharon Bond, James Dean, Marcia Eaton, Elizabeth Hinton, Sharon Piercy, Beverly Randall, Janice Smith. Within the framework of each course, opportunity is given for students to do an Honors Project as well as completing the regular studies of the course. Those students who have been listed on the Honors Roll are: By administrative decision, the Easter vacation for this year will be extended for two days. Vacation begins at 5:00 p.m. Friday afternoon, April 13. Classes will resume at 8:00 a.m. Thursday morning, April 26. Dramatic Society Reactivated at OU Alpha Psi Omega, a national honor society for dramatic personnel, has been reactivated this year on the Ottawa campus. With the induction of Nancy Haley, Frank McNamar and John Simmons into the group, the society will once again present a challenge and standard to the Ottawa University dramatic group. The society functions to strengthen and improve the dramatic productions of the colleges and universities in the United States. Membership in the society comes through an invitation to students who have had two major roles in major productions or the equivalent in short plays or technical work. An additional requirement is the ability to cooperate with the group's objectives. Through the charter and the society's journal, the Ottawa dramatic group strives for excellence in the theater and the bringing of outstanding dramatic productions to the campus. Bruce Anderson, Sam Ayobahan, Joyce Baird, Marvin Baj> kis, Sharon Bond, Richard Cope-land, Sally Criser, Marcia Eaton, Priscilla Griffin, Jim Gwartney, Benda Hardin, LaVerne Hiebert, Sharon Ireland, Phyllis Kemp, Sandra Liljegren, Don Morlan, Betty Neal, Justin Nwasor, Robert Phillips, Sharon Piercy, Robert Porter, Beverly Randall, Nancy Schendel, Judith Schroe-der, Phillip Schmidt, Phyllis Shank. Membership in the Sigma Alpha Honors Society is based upon scholarship, leadership and character. For full membership, 26 hours of Course Honors and a grade-point index of 2.0 are required. Students become associate members with a grade-point index of 2.0 and eight hours of Course Honors covering two successive semesters, or when they have obtained a minimum of 12 hours of Course Honors. They maintain their membership by continuing to make a grade-point index of 2.0 and three hours of honors per semester. New members in Sigma Alpha include Brenda Hardin and Phyllis Kemp. The associate members are Sam Ayobahan,. Sally Criser, Sandra Liljegren, Don Morlan, Justin Nwasor, Nancy Schendel and Phyllis Shank. SIX APPLY FOR CHAPTER OF PI KAPPA DELTA Monday, February 12, Jeff Cunningham, Jim Gwartney, John Williams, Fred Coldren, Stan Brown and Tom Hendrick-son applied for membership in the O.U. chapter of Pi Kappa Delta, the national forensics society. All of those mentioned applied for the lowest degree of membership, that of the Degree of Fraternity, in debate. Jeff Cunningham, , Jim Gwartney, John Williams and Fred Coldren also applied for the Degree of Fraternity in Oratory. To become a member of Pi Kappa Delta with the Degree of Fraternity in Debate, one must have participated in five decision debates or in eight non-decision debates. To gain membership with the Degree of Fraternity in Oratory, one must have participated in either oratory or extemporaneous speaking at a recognized tournament. Prof. Mike Twedt has pointed out many times that it is a special privilege to be a member of Pi Kappa Delta at Ottawa University, since O.U. holds the-first charter issued by Pi Kappa: Delta. Last weekend, the debate squad was in action at the Nebraska Wesley an University Debate Tournament and finished with an average record of four wins and four losses. Jeff Cunningham and Mike Cornett finished with a 2 won-2 lost record as did Fred Coldren and John Williams.   

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