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The Kentucky Kernel




SEPTEMBER 18, 1952

Enrollment Increase

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Speaking to tlie new freshman


class Monday in Memorial Coliseum, Dr. II. L. Donovan, UK
president, said there will possi-

bly be more than lO.OXX) students
enrolled on the campus within
the next few years.
"I anticipate the enrollment will
be larger two years from now than
any in the history of UK, unless
have a third World War. and wa
pray to God that this will not hap- -'
pen," the president said.
"During the time you are ( here
you will witness many changes," he
said, referring to the proposed UK



building program.
Dr. Lysle W. Croft, UK personnel
director and orientation week chairman, welcomed the new students.
George Lawson, SGA president, gave
a short talk and UK
Leo M. Chamberlain introduced the
college deans, including Law Dean
Elvis Stahr, who had returned from



I K'S 1952 WILDCATS thunder out onto Stall field far a practice session in preparation
night's fame with the Yillanova Mainliners.

for Saturday

starting offensive

composed mostly
of veterans, but he must rely on
newcomers and freshmen to stop the
Kentucky's inexperienced Wild- high powered Mainliner offense.
Kentucky is rated as a slight favcats will undergo one of their major
tetts of the 1952 season when they orite in tomorrow night's contest.
tansle with a veteran Villanova This is based mostly on the outcome
Wildcat team on Stoll Field Satur- of past games between the two
day night.
A close look at the Kentucky
Coach Paul "Bear Bryant, beginbuilding pro- starting offense and defense planing his second
gram, after the first paid off with toons reveals the lack of experience
wins in both the Sugar Bowl (1950). of the Wildcats. The tentative startand Cotton Bowl (1951). will field a ing defensive lineup has freshmen
team with plenty of talent but short
on experience.
The Mainliners of Coach Art
Bernie A. Shively, director of
Aaimo, still smarting from a
athletics, has announced that
pasting handed them by the Wildyellow registration receipts will be
cats last year, will throw almost the used for admission to Saturday
same starting lineup at Kentucky night's football game.
that started last year's game.
The c:i'ivc tlartir.g tackficid from
last year's team are returning entact,
headed by Captain Bob Haner, full- Howard Schnellenberger, Louisville,
Ramio also and Bill Wheeler, Pikeville. at the
back from
can call on Gene Filipski, a West ends; senior Frank Fuller, Dubois,
Point transfer who showed a lot of Pa., and junior Calvin Smith,
at tackles; sophomore Neil
promise while wearing the gray of
Lowry, Youngstown, Ohio, and junthe Cadets.
Coach Bryant, on the other hand, ior Ray Correll, Somerset, at the
finds that he will be able to field a guard positions.
By Tom Easterling



12 Programs

Are Slated
For Series
The Central Kentucky Community
Concert and Lecture Series has
scheduled 12 programs for the season, Mrs. I. D. Best, secretary of the
Series, said this week. Each program ill be held in Memorial Coliseum


8:15 p.m.

The first program will be a lecture
by the Honorable Edwin H. C.
Leather on Oct. 6. George London,
bass baritone. Metropolitan Opera,
will give a concert on Oct. 27.
Other programs scheduled are
Basil Rathbone, lecturer, Oct. 30;
Danish State Symphony, Eric Tuxon,
conductor, Nov. 3; Eric Sevareid,
commentator. Nov. 10; Cleveland
Symphony, Carroll Glenn, violin
soloist, Nov. 15.
Jaroff Male Chorus, Dec. 3; Vladimir Horowitz, pianist, Jan. 23; Boston "Pops" Orchestra, Arthur Fiedler, conductor, Feb. 2; Gershwin
Concert Orchestra, Sanroma, pianist.
Long and Uppman, vocalists, Maazel,
conductor, Feb. 19.
Dorothy Kirsten and Richard
Tucker, Metropolitan Opera, Feb.
22; and Senator William Fulbright,
Feb. 23.

The concert and lecture series
tire sponsored each year by the University, the Lexington Public Forum,
Hnd the Central Kentucky Community Concert Association.

Tentative Schedule
Set For Musicales
The Department of Music has
tentatively scheduled ten Sunday
musicales and other special
for the season. Nathaniel
Tatch, pianist, will give the first



Oct. 19.

Other Sunday musicales scheduled
are: Nov. 9, Arnold Blackburn, organist; Dec. 7. Gordon Kinney and
Virginia Lutz; Dec. 14. Christmas
program by the choristers: Jan. 18,
orchestra and student soloists.
Feb. 15, Kenneth Wright and
James King; March 22, Women's
Glee Club; April 12. band: April 19,
Men's Glee Club: April 26, chorus,
orchestra, and chori.-ters- .
The University brass choir, choristers, and orchestra will participate
in the Founder.-- , D;iy program, Feb.

government duties in Europe the
previous night.
Orientation week activities began
Sunday afternoon when Dr. and
Mrs. Donovan gave a reception for
the parents and families of new
students at Maxwell Place.
The freshmen took classification
tests and physical examinations
Monday through Wednesday. They
were divided by sex into 30 groups
of 50 persons each, with a student
guide assigned to each group. The
guide conducted tours of the post
office, library, dorms and various
other campus buildings.
Last night the students assembled
in the Coliseum to receive special
instruction in making out registration cards and class schedules. Dr.
Croft presided and Dr. Tuthill was
the main speaker.
Social entertainment during the
week included a party Monday night
given by the men's dorm residents
for new women students and a street
dance Tuesday night.
A religious program will be held
tonight for all new students and
tours of the Bluegrass will be conducted on Sunday.

Only Ten Fraternities Make
Over 1.3 Average For Year

Kentucky Takes On Villanoya
Saturday Night On Stoll Field

In the fraternity scholastic report
released this week by the Dean of
Student's office, only ten of the
twenty fraternities made the average last year, which they will be required to make this year. The UK
faculty passed a rule last spring revoking social privileges next year of
fraternities failing to make a 13
overall average this year.
average for the
year was 1.32 compared with the all
men's average of 1.36. This average
is derived by computing every fifth
undergraduate student's average.
Farm House, Delta Tau Delta, Alpha Gamma Rho and Triangle fraternities made first, second, third,
and fourth places respectively.
Fraternities and their year's averages in order are Farm House,

Backing the line will be senior
and captain John Griggs. Morgan-fielalong with Junior Tommy
from Corbin. In the defensive
secondary, Coach Bryant will have
his "four little Burglars," Dick
Rushing, sophomore from Camden,
Ark.; Joe Piatt, junior from Kokomo,
Ind.; Miles Willard, junior from
Vandergrift, Pa., and Earl Carter,
sophomore from Louisville.
The offensive lineup is expected
to be juniors Steve Meilinger, Bethlehem, Pa., and Jim Proffit, Louisville, at the end positions; senior
Bob Fry, alternate captain, from
Cincinnati, Ohio, and either senior
John Baldwin, Madisonville, or Tom
Harper, junior also from Madison
ville, will be at the tackle slots.
Junior Jim Schenk, Newark. N. J.,
and either junior Don Dyer, Morris-towTcnn., or sophomore John
Bailey, Dorchester, N. J., at the
guards. Snapping the ball will be
either freshman Leo Strange from
Louisville or Bill Simpkins, sophomore from Griffin, Ga.
The offensive backfield will have
Dr. Arthur C. McFarlan, head of
Larry Jones at quarterback, Harry
Jones and Tom Fillion at halfbacks the Department of Geology, has been
named the Distinguished Professor
and Ralph Paolone at fullback.
of 1952 by the faculty of the College of Aits and Sciences. He is
the ninth member of the College to
receive the award since its inauguration in 1944.
Although Dr. McFarlan will be on
a leave of absence during the fall
semester, he will remain on the
Many other schools and institu- campus to continue his work on
The University cafeteria suffered
Kentucky geology.
a $14,000 loss for the fiscal year com- tions that serve a large volume of
Dr. McFarlan is a native of Manspleted last June, Frank D. Peterson, meals buy their canned staples in
UK comptroller, said this week. The huge lots, sometimes for six month field, Ohio. He was graduated from
loss necessitated upping cafeteria periods, according to an authority the University of Cincinnati in 1919
on restaurant and institutional food with the bachelor of arts degree and
The increase is not' an attempt to operations. The same source added received the doctor of philosophy
regain the money already lost, Mr. that this practice is more economical degree from the University of ChiPeterson said, but is to prevent a than weekly or monthly buying be- cago in 1924.
recurrence of such a loss in the fu- cause of the saving afforded by purDuring 1922 and 1923, Dr. McFarchasing in quantity.
lan served as geologist in Texas and
the SUB cafeteria had
Prices in
Kentucky for the South Penn Oil
Critics Don't Know Facts
remained constant for four years
Company. He became the associate
until last September when wholesale
Miss Harris pointed out that many professor of geology at UK in the
food prices increased so rapidly that critics of the Union food operation latter year. From 1932 to 1934, he
it was "impossible to continue op- were evidently not aware that the was state geologist and director of
eration on the former price level," school cafeteria had to pay the same the Bureau of Mineral and TopoPeterson said. Despite the general operating costs, basically, that any graphic journals.
price hike the huge loss was still ac- other restaurant in town must pay.
Dr. McFarlan has had numerous
cumulated, he added.
She said that actually there was lit- articles published in professional
tle difference between the operation and scientific journals. Among his
Loss Started In September
loss was accrued of the school cafeteria and other published writings are a "Geology
at a rate of $.055 on every dollar eating establishments in Lexington. of Kentucky".
"We never catch up with increasreceived from September through
The UK geology head is a fellow
June. With these figures confront- ing prices," Miss Harris said. "By of the Geologic Society of America,
ing the Comptroller's office it was the time we get a new price in ef- Paleontologic
Society of America,
evident, according to Peterson, that fect,' the wholesaler goes up. We and the American Association for
had to raise milk prices this
another rise in prices beginning in have
Advancement of Science. He also is
the summer session was mandatory. week in proportion of what the dairy a member of the American AssociaThe SUB cafeteria is operated for has raised us."
tion of Petroleum Geologists, the
Asked to comment on any critic- Appalachian Geologic Society, Kenthe benefit of UK's student body
operation, adds isms which may have arisen as a tucky Geologic Society, and Sigma
and is a
Peterson. At the same time, he said, result of the latest advance in food Xi, national scientific research orthe University cannot be expected prices. Comptroller Peterson replied ganization.
to continue operating the cafeteria that he was unaware of any "parIn his present position as head of
at a loss. The recent raising of ticular criticism."
geology department, Dr. McFarprices is not an effort to make up
food is the
"People realize that the
the thousands of dollars lost this priced as cheaply as possible," he lan serves as director of the Kentucky Geological Survey, which was
year, but represents an t.ttempt to said.
transferred from the Department of
erase further debts only, he emPeterson added that the quality of Mines and Minerals to the Uniphasized.
the food is as good as in any cafe- versity in 1948.
Miss Zoe Harris, director of the teria, even though the eye appeal
cafeteria, outlined the plan that the of the food has been sacrificed to a
Previous winners of the Arts and
Union cafeteria followed since the great extent to reduce its cost as Sciences distinguished professorship
loss was being accumulated. She be- much as possible.
award have been Dr. Grant C.
lieves it is the most economical ara Knight, professor of English, in
The cafeteria is operated as
rangement that could be employed
Dr. Amry Vandenbosch, head of the
Class A establishment, he said. The political
under the circumstances.
science department in 1945;
food is properly inspected and purDr. Thomas D. Clark, head of the
chased as cheaply as is feasible.
Buys Fresh Food Daily
history department, in 1946; Dr.
The cafeteria, she said, buys fresh
Peterson added, "Even with the William S. Webb, head of the
increase, the University physics and anthropology departfood and vegetables every day. Bids current
are accepted on meat once a week cafeteria is still the cheapest place ments, in 1947.
from several large companies. The in town for students to eat.
Prof. John Kuiper, head of the
cafeteria accepts the lowest bid and
"You can get vegetables in any philosophy department. In 1948; Dr.
that particular company furnishes
the meat for the week.
commercial restaurant for fifteen Irwin T. Sanders, director of the
For canned goods. Miss Harris cents, but they are a third smaller Bureau of Community Service, 1949;
said, the cafeteria is supplied by portion than the cafeteria gives. We Dr. Morris Scherago, head of the
other large wholesalers. She noted
that large quantities could not be rather increase the price than to bacteriology department, 1950; and
Dr. Charles E. Snow, head of the
purchased because of the lack of reduce the price and also the
necessary storage .space.
anthropology department, 1951.

Ad-ki- ns


Million Bond Issue
Approved By Trustees
For Student Housing
Classroom Buildings

38 Professors Termed 'Deplorable'
Resign Jobs
By President Donovan
This Summer
new building program was launched this week as President

of UK's faculty
members resigned between July 1.
1051 and August 15 of this year to
accept other positions, at higher salaries, President H. L. Donovan reported to the Board of Trustees
They included nine in the College
of Arts and Sciences. 19 in the College of Agriculture and Home Economics and the Experiment Station,
seven in the College of Engineering,
one in the College of Law. one in the
College of Education, and one in the
College of Commerce.
All held the
rank of assistant professor or
"I believe I should report to the
trustees on the loss of outstanding,
faculty personnel, that they may be
aware of the great difficulty the
University is having at the present
time to hold its faculty together,"
Dr. Donovan said. "Many young
faculty members that we hoped to
hold here because of their outstanding ability and promise have accepted other positions at salaries
that we could not match."
As examples, he cited the following: An assistant professor of English who received $4,932 at UK for
12 months, $5,712 at Duke University
for nine months; an associate professor of physics ($6,556), U.S. Bureau of Standards at $8360; an
assistant professor of chemistry
($5,400), Oak Ridge Institute at




1.71; Delta Tau Delta, 1.56; Alpha
Gamma Rho, 1.48; Triangle, 1.44;
Sigma Alpha Epsilon, 1:41; Lambda
Chi Alpha, 1.39; Pi Kappa Alpha,
121; Kappa Alpha, 1.36, and Kappa
Sigma, 1.34.
Phi Kapoa.Tau, 1.31; Zeta Beta
Tau, 1.26; Phi Sigma Kappa, 123;
Alpha Tau Omega, 122; Phi Delta
Theta, 120; Sigma Phi Epsilon, 120;
Sigma Chi, 1.12; Tau Kappa Epsilon,
1.10; Delta Chi. 1.07; Sigma Nu,
1.03; and Alpha Sigma Phi, 1.01.
Beta Sigma Rho and Theta Xi
Colony were not included in the report as each group had less than ten
Second semester sorority averages
were not available from the Dean of
Women's office.

McFarlan Is Named
Distinguished Professor


Herman L. Donovan announced Tuesday that the Board of Trustees has authorized the construction of eight fraternity houses and
a building to house male graduate students.
President Donovan estimated that the overall project will cost
Ix'tween $1,(XK).(HX) and $1,4(X),(X)0. The cost will be defrayed by
lxmils to le amortized over a period of 30 years.
The proposal calls for fraternity
houses to have accomodations for
48 boys each, and the graduate
building to house approximately 75
students. Under the present plan
the new structures would cost between $100,000 and $125,000 each.
New fraternity
houses will be
leased to individual fraternities
after their completion. Rent paid
by the fraternities will be sufficient
to pay interest on the bonds, liquidate the debt, pay insurance and
maintain the buildings.
Fraternities occupying the new
buildings will be permitted to purchase bonds to increase their equity
in building. Dr. Donovan said. After
the bonds are paid off the same
fraternity will continue to operate
the house at a greatly reduced cost.
Houses Located
Location of the new fraternity
houses will be east of Rose Street
and south of the west wing of
Cooperstown. The graduate building
will be located in the same general
The University will develop the
utilities and road ways for the new
section, and plans call for recreation areas for vqlleyball, tennis,
horseshoe, and other games. Park- -

ing areas also are planned near the
new buildings.
According to the UK president,
an architect has been employed to
design and plan the buildings. The
project has been approved by the
Kentucky Building and Property

Although no dates were given for
the taking of bids or the start of
actual construction. President Donovan expressed hope that the new
structures would be available for
use by next September.
In an Interview last week. Dr.
Donovan said that the University
hopes to build another dormitory
for women in the near future.
Buildings Are Discrare
Dr. Donovan told the Board of
Trustees Tuesday that many of the
University's classrooms are "in deplorable condition." He declared
that White Hall is "a disgrace to
any modem university."
Predicting that by 1960 more than
10.000 students will be enrolled in
the University, Dr. Donovan told the
board that plans must be made now
for additional buildings to take care
of the greatly increased enrollment.
President Donovan Invited the
trustees to make a tour of the campus. He said there is a tendency
always to show the trustees and
other visitors our new buildings and
our better facilities, but it is just as
important that they see the wretched conditions.
"Practically every state university'
college in the United
and land-graStates has already entered upon u
great building program for living
quarters for students," he said. "The
University of Kentucky can no
longer afford to wait, hoping that
building costs will be cheaper."
Attendance Depends
Dr. Donovan declared that attendance at the University is dependent primarily upon the number
of rooms available in dormitories
fraternity and sorority houses, and
other residence halls under University control.
"There has not been a yearince
the close of the Second World War
that the enrollment of girls would
not have been at least a thousand
more if we had had proper housing
facilities for these young women,"
he said.
Hundreds of young men formerly
lived in houses near the University,
but rents in the neighborhood of the
campus have increased to a point
where rooms that are available are
priced so high that many students
cannot afford to live there now, according to the President.
"The only solution to this problem
resi, is for the University to build
dence halls for men and for women,
fraternity and sorority houses, and
apartment houses for graduate students and young faculty members."
Dr. Donovan said. "The University

A Welcome By Dr. Donovan
Greeting you who are entering the University Is indeed an imprivilege. We, the administration and faculty, warmly welcome you and hope that your life here will be full and happy. We
shall strive diligently to help you make those worthy dreams which
brought ou here come true.
The- University is a place and a spirit. It has many fine traditions and high ideals. Through the years it has trained and sent forth
thousands of eager young men and women to places of great service
and leadership in all parts of the world. The spirit of these lingers
on the campus to challenge and inspire the thousands who come to
Becoming a student here is a privilege; it imposes an obligation
which only you yourself can discharge. It is an obligation to meet
high standards, to work, to enter wholeheartedly into the spirit of the
campus, to have faith in yourself and courage to contribute freely of
your own brains and personality; it is a challenge to observe and to
the development
learn. It is an obligation for prudent
of team spirit and the strengthening of character. Do your part, and
you will find the campus friendly, the academic load a worthy challenge and the faculty helpful friends and companions.
At times the going will be tough, and the temptation to waver
will be great. But I think, you will not fail. Remember that you are
of a select few chosen for leadership in Kentucky and the nation.
Have faith always in yourselves and in the University.
Again, we are delighted that you are here. You will find the
University a wonderful place. All of us wish for you the greatest possible measure of success.



Cafeteria Lost $14,000
During The Past Year

five-figu- re



Foretold By Donovan
By Barbara Hickry






Distinguished Prof

Student Union
Has Installed
Television Set
television set has recently been
installed in the Student Union and
is expected to be in operation sometime this week. The set is a gift
from Omicron Delta Kappa, national
service and scholastic fraternity.
The model is a table-typ- e
screen. It
and has a wide
is installed in Room 106.
One outstanding feature of this
latest TV model is its elaborate antenna, a "yagi" design. This is the
same antenna system currently used
at the VA hospital. It will set the
video receiver on two channels. Nine
(Louisville. CBS) and Four (Cincinnati, NBC).
The antenna is fixed in position
and cannot be rotated to pick up
other channels. The "yagi" is alleged to be an improvement over













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cause it simplifies operation and
greatly improves reception. Mechanics can set the antenna on other
popular channels.
ODK members, who are assuming
the entire cost of the television set,
will formally present the model to
President H. L. Donovan, representing the University, in the near future.
Paul Holleman. president of ODK,
emphasized the fact that purchase
of the set was made possible by the
tag sales sponsored each fall by














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CAROLYN MASTIN ponders over the mysteries of a
schedule book. Carolvii, u I rviintoii resident and a graduate of
Henry Clay high school, is a freshman mujuring in iladio Aits.



Charles Boggs
Exhibits Art
On Campu





Twenty drawings from Paris and
Rome by Charles G. Boggs. farmer
UK student, now are on exhibit in
the gallery of the Fine Arts Building. The drawings will be displayed
through September.
Boggs came from Dwarf. Kv. He
has had two exhibitions at the
Galerie Huit in Paris this year.
Frof. Edward W. Rannells. professor of art, said that Bogg's drai ins,
many in colored inks, are sophisticated and tasteful small works of
art, and that one of them laoe'ed
"Rome" is a recognizable rejort of
ancient walls and doorways. M't
of them, he said, are "studies"
seeking new ways to solve the ase-ol- d
problem that haunts every
artist: achieving an equilibrium of
forms and colors moving through a
pictoral space.
"At this stage of his development."
Mr. Rannells said, "it is evident that
this problem has artistic priority
over all others for him. So don't expect to find picturesque and nostalgic scenes of Montmartre. These
we can find in the movies. But for
sheer elegance of design, and a
touch of lyricism, too. you will find
these drawings rewarding."

* De&i
Tape 2


Life Was Far More Pleasant
And Vastly More Profitable
In Those Joyous
B-I-- D

In addition to fond memories of past liottles and
blondes and pleasant thoughts on the future supply
of both commodities, the year's first football game
brings to mind one of the most unjust rulings ever
foisted off on a protesting student liody.
Back in the
days (Before Identification
Cards), a student was free to do what he wished
with his athletics ticket. If he were going out of
town for the week end or wanted to stay in and hit
the books for an upcoming
he could
always dispose of his game ticket for a tidy profit.
Many are those who used these periodic bonanzas
to finance their education. If Ik? were a slightly
more cliaritable and affluent gentleman, the student
could pass the ducat along to a roommate who
was having a
feminine friend up for
the week end.



Although slightly illegal the system worked to the
satisfaction of all concerned. Even the authorities
weren't seriously put out for there were always
enough seats in the stadium for those who wanted
to see the games.
This happy situation was changed, however, with
advent of the awesome
card. In principle
newcomer promised to Ie more efficient than
old ticket system, but one feature damned it in
eyes of the students
Printed large and fuzzily
on the front of the card was a photograph of the


I-- D

Taking advantage of this new feature, the authorities ruled that henceforth all
cards must he
accompanied by their owners or face confiscation.
Gone in a moment were the pleasant, profitable
days of old. With the ruling came a new principle
in economic theory that now threatens to become
even more oppresive to the free peoples of the
world than communism. Perhaps an example would
best explain this new theory:
I-- D

For purposes of illustration we shall assume that
a gentleman named Smythe has decided to buy an


automobile. After investigating the situation he determines to do business with a rascal named





See what this business could lead to? What say
we have a return to the good old days when a student, in practice if not in principle, could do what
he wanted to with the ticket he paid good money

Doled Out To College Neophytes
Every fall tlie nation's college freshmen are required to sit passively with mouths agape while
their elders spiel out advice anil platitudes concerning college life and proper collegiate decorum.
Parents, friends, professors, advisors, college editors,
and a host of others all get their chance to tell the
neophyte just how and why he should act and when
and where.

polish but at the same time don't go out of the way
to be antagonistic
it doesn't pay. Most professors
are in the business because they like it and many
will be glad to help if you're having trouble getting
the work. Teachers aren't ogres no matter how
many cartoons may depict them in that light. Many
of them are very human, and, treated as such, they
often respond remarkably well.

Some of the adv ice so generously passed out is
valid and helpful a great deal of it is ridiculous
and misleading. As one of the group
to administer this unsolicited aid, we've elected to
take a middle of the road position
to try and sift
some of the worthy advice from the useless while
also adding a little of our own.

Do your best to get an education and don't be
satisfied with learning a specialty. The engineer
who knows nothing of basic grammar, the journalist who knows nothing of art, and the musician who
knows nothing of economics are all too common a
sight as they stumble blindly through life, acting
and reacting in their own little worlds. Today we
are too dependent upon each other to afford being
blind to what the other fellow is doing
to the
forces that are operating on all of us constantly.
True, no one person can lie an expert in everything
so a certain amount of specialization is necessary.
Keep in mind though that there are other fields of
work, other viewpoints on controversial questions.
Try to learn the relationships between various
courses of study rather tlian the differences.

First of all, don't go overlxiard on this business
of studying. Certainly lxxks are important but
they're only one media of learning. Discussions,
social contacts, and experience are just as important
as any textbook. Mere "lxxik learning" is seldom
of any use unless it can le related and applied to
everyday life. It takes practical, common sense to
know what to do with what you know. Get the
work done and get it in on time, but don't turn into
machine while you're doing it.
Try to get along with your teachers. Don't apple

Since the University is a community in itself with
a population of some 6000 plus, get used to living

Thumb v. September





Here's The Lowdown
On Kernel's Policy
For Year To Come
It's appropriate as another school year gets under
way that we explain just what UK's student-owneand operated licwspajx'r is what its news and
editorial policies are and the position we think the
paper could and should hold on campus.
With but one or two exceptions the Kernel is the
equivalent of a professional weekly. As such its priactivities
mary interest is to report the
of our community the University. Our news
columns carry items on lioth student and faculty
doings weddings, engagements, announcements
of fraternity and club functions, faculty personals,
campus news stories, and accounts of athletic contests, both intramural and intercollegiate.
Our editorial columns are designed to interpret
campus thought and actions in what we hope is a
fair, unbiased manner. Contrary to the mutterings
of a disgruntled few, the Kernel is not a "tool" of the
Administration. At least the paper is no more a
"tool" than are the students and faculty. By law the
Administration is responsible for the operation of
the University, and to that extent, it is also responsible for the student newspaper. This fact,' however,
certainly doesn't deny 'the Kernel the right, or
rather the duty, to call attention to Administration
policies that we think are in error.
In a general way our editorial policy is in favor
of anything that will better our community. By
that we mean anything that will help make UK a
better university. We don't think a bigger university is necessarily a "tatter" one. Alr.o we Hont
think a "good" university is determined by the number of buildings on campus, but rather by the
quality of its teachers and the caliber of its graduates.
On the student side of the ledger, we think
greater student responsibility will help produce a
better school. A mature institution can't be built
with immature personalities. Of course increased
responsibility can only 1x3 granted as the students
themselves demonstrate that they're able to accept
Unlike most college papers the Kernel isn't
censored although provisions for censorship do exist.
We think these provisions, should be removed. Like
their professional counterparts, the editors and staff
of any college newspaper should Ixj allowed to
stand or fall on the merits of their own judgment.
Fortunately there have been few times in the past
when it was deemed necessary to censor the paper.
In practice, if not in principle, the student editors
of the Kernel are free to say what will and what
will not go into the paper.
As a newspaper we wanV to give our readers what
they want to read. If we're off base on something
we'd appreciate a letter telling us where and how.
The Kernel is a
trust and its primary
duty is to be faithful to that trust.


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