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The Kentucky Kernel, April 22, 1955

Part of The Kentucky Kernel

Have UK s Got Men? There Are 2.5 Per Female Co-ed- The senior class has a larger percentage f women than does any other clan. Of 8ffJ seniors. 32 6 per cent are women and 67 4 pi r rent are men. The Juniors, with 1.096 students, have women making up 31 6 per cent of its enrollment. The men compose 68.4 per rent of the Junior students. The sophomore class has an enrollment of 1.123 students; 26.5 per cent arp women and 73 5 per cent are men. The freshmen have 1,541 students and 23.3 per cent are women and 76.7 per cent are men. The Baptists arc the largest religious group on campus, with 29.3 per cent of the students listing this as their religious preference. Next arc the Methodists with 18.5 per cent. The Christian faith is preferred by 13.4 per cent, the Catholic by 9.1 per cent, the Church of Christ by 1.6 per cent, the Episcopalian by 4 per cent, the Hebrew by 1.2 per cent, the Lutheran by 1 per cent, and the Presbyterian by 9.8 per cent. No preference was listed by .5 per cent of the students, arid other denominations make up the remaining 12.9 per cent. By YVONNE EATON hnshand while in llu' chances an t;ood si it will college, find our t UK. Tin student ratio here is approximately 2! 2 1() s t( rach girl. If a co-- is lmiitiii'4 a l Counting r?:npus and the CoIIorp or Pharmacy enrollment. 7! 3 per cent of the students are men and 23.7 per cent are women. The co-r- d chances of findinp a husband may not be quite so good, however, as the figures would indicate. Nearly 1.2C0 (22.2 per cent) students are already married. A few students, however, did not Indicate on their registration cards either status. As would b expected, the largest student class is the freshmen. The freshmen make up 28.7 per cent of the enrollment; the sophomores, 20.9 per cent; the juniors. 2)4 per cent; the seniors, 16.1 per cent; and the graduate students. 10.9 per cent. The remaining 13.9 per cent are auditors and special students. r . y1 1 r i i r - i I I iMk 4T fcr V HI l i ; i I It' H A University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky., Friday, April 22, 1935 Vol. XI7VJ Outnumbvrvtl! No. 2." Winter is gone. Spring it may be . . . Catch me boys, if you ran climb a tree! Much Mem to be the sentiments of this pert I'K coed. Karea Glass. And the odds, 3 to 1. are just about what the I'K male is up agairst. At the last official count, there wrre 2'j males to every female cn campus. The eager looking lads, from left to right, are John Walton, Al Brooks, and Bob Bovd. May 11 Is, Set For Honor Vote University To Operate OnD.S.T. An Editorial In May, the student body of the University will rote to accept or reject an honor system devised by the Student Government Association. syttenr there would be an Honor Code Under the Violations Committee. This ctftafeL!.. would receive letters from students wishing to turn in other students for cheating or to turn them selves in for cheating. We wonder how many students are going to write letters exposing themselves for cheating. We also wonder if there might not be some temptation to turn in an innocent student by some revenge-seekin- g s villain? The violations committee, as suggested by SGA, would have no real power. At most, it could reprimand; it could not expel or suspend a student. or an honor As we interpret it. there has been no justification system at the University of Kentucky. The issue arose, as a matter of fact, when it was alleged that tests were being stolen from various buildings. Under present conditions, the University may expel any student caught cheating. It could recommend, if it so desired, that the faculty be more cautious in the preparation and placement of tests and examinations. , It is evident that the backers of the honor system have been guilty of sloppy thinking. They propose an honor system at a state university, a land grant institution, where any person who meets entrance qualifl-- j cations must be admitted. They have been guilty of thinking that honor can be legislated. While we agree that law is the proper tool to enforce a moral standard accepted by a society, we cannot see any reason for establishing an honor system to replace a system that already has sufficient power to curb dishonesty in academic matters. Last, the backers of the honor system have been guilty of neglecting to study the reasons underlying successful honor systems at other schools. These honor systems, such as the one at Virginia, are based on tradition and date back to Jefferson. We have no such traditional basis for an honor system here. SGA-propose- d,, . The University will operate on Daylight Saving Time this year, marking a change in practice from previous years. UK, as well as Lexington, will switcli to Central Daylight Time at 2 a.m. Sunday. In the past the ' University has remained on Standard Time but has moved class meeting times back an hour an 8 o'clock class would meet at 7 to allow students, staff and faculty members to take advantage of the time change. Lewis Nollau Dies ; j j j Lewis Edward Nollau, a member of the College of Engineering faculty for 51 years, died at a hospital Tuesday. He was 72. Prof. Nollau joined the faculty in 1904 as instructor in woodshop and engineering drawing. He was the oldest proiessor in the Engineering College. - ' S ft" SS " - (.'"''7; r if '' f , . 4 , SI t I ; "v-l- l ,V The Student (.iovernment A ssoeiation, after several months of oil and on discussion, has Jin; ally approved a proposed honor , system for the University. The plan will be submitted to a tions to the dean of men and tha student vote during the spring dean of women for action. SGA elections set for Wednesday. May 11. If approved by the student body, the proposed system will then be submitted to the Board of Trustees .of the University for final Powers of the Violations Committee would parallel those of the Judiciary Committee. Members of the committee would include SGA Assembly delegates and three members chosen from approval. Final approval would put the honor system into effect during the fall semester of 1955. Under the proposed system, an Honor Code Violations Committee composed of students would review all cases of cheating and make appropriate recommenda- - Opposition Shown Students attending a United Students Party "Beef Session-Mond- ay voiced opposition to the proposed honor system. See story on page 3. (oinnicncciiK'ut the student bodx at large. (All times are Central Daylight Time.) HONORS DAY 8 p m. Friday. May 27. Memorial Coliseum. ALUMNI DAY Saturday. May 28; Alumni Brunch. 12:30 p.m., in the cafeteria of Donovan Hall, followed by a dedication of tbe new men's residence hall. l'KLSIDKNT'S RK( LTTION 5 p.m. Saturday, May 2X, Maxwell Flace. BA( ( ALAUKKATK 4 p.m. Sunday, May 20, Memorial Coliseum. BACCALA UK E ATK TLA Music Room, Student Union, following Baeealaureatr service. The Committee members would be nominated by the Assembly and elected by a simple! majority. The vice president of the University would serve as advisor to the committee, under the proposed honor system plan. Appeals of Violations Committee decisions could be carried to the University president. All minutes and business of the committee would be strictly confidential under t lie proposed plan. The proposed honor system 1 system based on a Rouble-standar- d used at several universities now. system works The double-standar- d on the basis that a student may turn in another student for cheating or he may turn himself in for healing. Tin student, to turn m another student, would have to write u MiMied letter to Die Honor Code Violations Committee. As' outlined by SOA, academic cheating violations would consist 3-- i lj i?fi i m Op I "' 1 I Proposed Honor Plan Approved By SGA LTGH I Y - LIG1ITII COM-ME- M 'EMKNT 10 a.m. .Monday, May 30. .Memorial Coliseum; presentation of 50-- ) ear awards from commencement platform. (-H: Einstein Dies 'l At the age of 76. Dr. Albert Ein- , ..ftuwi ii i ii MHiinnwiiMiiifi "ff jnr ,i'')Mr',,A' i Minnniimi'iMi nnnf-f- l 955'56 Chvvrlvudvrs cheerleaders (from left to right) are Jane Cole. Don MiCracken. Tracy Walden. Fat O'Brien. and Tat l'helps. The sprightly live were chosen by the National Intercollegiate Tep Council The 1955-5- 6 f during its meeting on the UK campus lat weekend. Cheerleaders formerly had hern chosen by the stu- dent body, Cheating during tests Giing or receiving help be-- I or after a test fore 3 Obtaining illegally' current tests. This would not bar the use of "old" tests as long as such tests are at least one semester old. The proposed honor plan would also require all students to sin an honor pledge at each registration period. The proposal states. "Student who tlo not agree to sign the pledge will not be admitted to the 1 2i stein is dead, but the spirit that made possible most of the great scientific progress of the 20th century still lives on. Dead on Tuesday of a ruptured aorta, the body of the scientist was cremated Wednesday, marking the end of the physical symbol of devotion to research and knowledge. In spite of hi work, it was not Dr. Einstein's profound revelations that made him one of the truly great men of history. y Members of the Honor System It was t lie enthusiasm and undertiMik committee drafting the proposed with which he re Barbara Wvims. Ed Ens-il- l. miikuiK work in'.; tx!. plan the UiNk Elizabeth Bell. Ken HatlH. (i what mii4ht have been coircepts .i d Bill Bilhter. er phlI.-.tphKij LtfWK' : 1 1 1 Uni-ersiy.- sin-ttrit- i me'.t-phv-x.-- l t! M