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Now that ‘the enemy’ is testing nuclear bombs in the atmosphere, we hear and read a great deal of the terrible dangers the tests present to the world. There is no doubt that these dangers are real, regardless of the identity of the experimenter, however, it is difficult to glean from the myriad of reports, comments and opinions the precise nature and relative importance of these dangers. In an attempt to evaluate the effects of nuclear bomb testing on mankind we should consider first the products of an atmospheric nuclear explosion. They are (1) air blast (2) thermal radiation and (3) nuclear radiation (both initial and secondary). For any known bomb, the effects ; Director of Athletics of all these, with the important exception of seeondary nuclear radiation are Christmas Student Aid negligible beyond 50 to 60 Fund. miles from the explosion, and they are unbelievThe Library Staff invites although able dreadful at closer range the Administration, Faculty, need not be discussed Staff, and Students of the they the scope of this University to contribute to within The secondary nucthe Christmas Student Aid article. radiation on the other Fund in lieu of sending lear hand is carried to great Christmas cards to individaltitudes and distributed uals within the University. over the Earth. This Donations may be given to widely is the feature we wish Mr. Keith Hymmen, Assist- then discuss here. ant Registrar in charge of to There are over 200 species Student Aid, or to any mem- of radioactive fission prober of the Library Staff. duets released by a fission Receipts will be issued by (uranium plmonium) the Business Office. Large bomb. Theseorall decay away Christmas’eards will be post- exponentially to harmless, ed in the teaching buildings isotopes by the emisof the University after De- stable sion of ionising radiation. cember lst and donors are Some do so fairly rapidly, requested to sign these cards. and so are harmless by the The plan was carried out time they fall to Earth. for the first time last year, Others, most important of and although it had a rather which are iodine-131, cesiumlate start, more than one 137, and strontium-90 remain hundred dollars was eon- radioactive for many years tributed to the fund. and carbon-14 for many thousands of years. When these finally fall to Earth, the inevitably become mixed It has been brought to the attention of the Director of Athletics that students from the University of Waterloo in attendance at Intercollegiate games both at home and away have been in an obviously inebriated state. Such an exhibition is in poor taste and very poor advertising for the University. Please be advised that at future games police will be instructed to remove all such offenders from the premises and report such offenders to- their academic deans for further disciplinary action. Carl Totzke,

This is the official coat of arms, crest. Supporters and motto are ready but unfortunately could not be secured before press time.

Summary of underlying reasons for the choice of prosposed Unietersitv Arms J

The University colours are gold, black, and white, and although not essential, it seemed convenient to incorporate all three in a shield design. The Committee had expressed the opinion that our shield should be simple, bold, “traditional,” easily reproduced, capable of smallscale representation without loss of detail, and be readily distinguished from other Canadian university shields. Furthermore the Committee showed little enthusiasm for such symbols as: book, lamp, torch, beavers, Conestoga wagon. In an effort to meet these general conditions the following design elements emerged : -1. A gold shield with black qnd white chevron.


This combination allows the use of all three of the University colours, and differs from the shelds of major Canadian universities. The final design, i.e., a black chevron surmounted by a narrower silver (white) chevron happens to be the shield division used by only one of the thousand or so shields described in Burkes Peerage (1917) - and it is that of Kitchener



(Kitehener’s shield is red, a white chevron surmounted by a blue chevron, between three bustards, etc.) 2. lions.




The search for suitable charges for the shield led to a concept proposed by Professor Stanton at the Committee’s first meeting, viz., that “Waterloo” has only one reference in the minds of most people the world over, and this is the great Battle of Waterloo in 1815, at which the Duke of Wellington defeated the Emperor Napoleon. Waterloo County and adjacent Wellington County as well as the present City of Waterloo were named in

honour of that event. The University of Waterloo thus perpetuates in its name the reference to Wellington’s voetory. The arms of Wellington display, in part, a red rampant lion on a gold field. Thus the red rampant lion was adopted as a possible symbol for the University shield. I In British and European heraldry the rampant lion is of course fairly Common it was used to symbolize courage, strength and other equally noble qualities. The Arms of Scotland also show a red rampant lion on a gold field. Thus although the eonneetion with Wellington is interesting, it would be quite in order to adopt a rampant lion as our symbol as has been done by many other families and institutions. The lion is certainly not a local beast in northern Europe! 3. Trillium leaves. The


Are you now studying Psychology, or one of those who have studied Psychology in the past? If so, you should be in the Physics Ampitheatre on Monday, November 6, at 6.00 p.m. The occasion I will be the first meeting of the Psychology Club for the Fall term. Elections will be held, and a film shown. Don’t forget now, all you budding Psychologists, be in P145 on Monday, November 6, at 6.00 p.m. eternal quest.


white trillium is the flower symbol of the Province of Ontario, and incidentally grows in great profusion in the southwest corner of the campus. It is a simple, striking design suggested by Professor Soulis and won immediate approval by a Committee accustomed to examining crests showing bits and pieces of bird< animals, and humans. - ArmsOr, :a chevron sable surThe maple leaves are alby a ehevronell most ‘de rigueur’ in Canada. mounted argent between three lions 4. Concordia Cum Verirampant gules. tate. During the past year Crest: many mottoes? both in EngBetween two maple branlish and Latin have been ches in saltire a trillium, considered. The motto pro- displayed and leaved, all posed by Professor Aziz proper. seemed to express clearly the Supporters: essential guiding principle of Two laurel branches joined a university. “In Harmony in saltire below the shield, with Truth” expresses some- proper. thing of the richness and Motto: variety possible in man’s Coneordia Cum Veritate. L

with our foods and the air we breath; thence they are injested. The human body has a special affinity for these particular elements and concentrates iodine in the thyroid, cesium in muscular tissue, strontium in bones and of course carbon throughout the body. From these locations, then, these radioactive isotopes emit higtbli ionising gamma-rays beta-particles. The effect of ionising atoms of the body cells is sometimes only one of slight damage, damage which is not so serious that the cell cannot continue its function. Often, however, the cell will be completely disrupted. It will then cease to function, and will later be replaced. Under very intense doses of radiation the replacement rate may be exceeded by the death rate, so that all body functions would soon cease and death would follow shortly. Such a situation is quite unlikely in areas remote from testing locations and should be considered under the topic of effects of nuclear warfare. Of prime importance to us here is the fact that on rare occasions that portion of a cell which controls its reproductive rate will be damaged so that the cell begins to reproduce in an uncontrolled manner. In this way various types of cancer are initiated. In addition to this increase in internal radiation level, the testing carried out up to 1958 raised the level external to our bodies from 0.110 to 0.12 roentgen per year. Now the effect of this 10% increase on the human body is to cause approximately IO ionization events per body cell per year. Clearly the probability of cancer to the individual is increased. An even more important effect is this increased radiaCont’d.

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SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO ATTEND UNIVERSITY FOR A DAY This Saturday, November 4, will be a very special day in the lives of 165 local students in,Grades 12 and 13. From 9.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m., these students will be attending a seminar on university life at the University of Waterloo. Choosing a university course is one of life’s most important decisions for the eollegebound secondary school student. Equally as important is the challenge of making the adjustment from high school student to university undergraduate. The guidance counsellors of the secondary schools in the Kitehener-Waterloo area, with the co-operation of the University of Waterloo, have arranged this day-long seminar to help the students to find the answers to these problems. In the morning, they will learn what a university is

and is not, and find out how to apply and enroll. They will listen to undergraduate students explain freshman pitfalls. After being entertained at a “Fun with Physics” lecture, they will be given the opportunity to enter into discussions with faculty advisors - Arts, Science, and Engineering. After lunch with university students, they will tour the campus as guests of a group of undergraduates. In the afternoon, each student will attend two leetures by university faculty members. A variety of leetures will be offered to choose from, according to individual academic interests. On Saturday, November 11, these students will be guests at the Waterloo-MeMaster football game. Tiekets will be distributed at the seminar.







‘Published by ’ the undergraduate student body of the University of Waterloo, under the authorizatlon of the Iacting Board of Publications. Publications Office, Annex 2, I :The University of Waterloo, PhoneSH 5-0571 and SH 3-2681 8 The opinions expressed herein represent the freedom of expression of a responsible,’ autonomous. society. Editor-in-Chief: George Welsh % Asso&te Editor: Brendan OConnor and Circulation: Jim Stewart, Bob Sexton ‘ .t Production Feature Editor :. Sandra Sanders News Editor: Earlby Wakefield Engineering Editor : Adrian Weerheim + . Arts Editor: George Crabbe ‘*’- ’ Sports: John Stirrat, Lewis Taylor \ ’ 1 Science Editor: Joe Mazur I Contributing: Paul Beam, Wallace M. Krawczyk 6

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r I lay down last Sunday night in a dark and quiet room and thought deeply. Uninterrupted thought is a stimulating and somewhat frightening experience. I thought about the world and *the .position ;ime find ourselves i,n today.. It is frustrating to be mature enough to comprehend the situation ’ in the world yet to be completely powerless to change it. What can individuals do where governments fail? ‘Life goes on and no one thinks of the brink. If one does think of it, then it ,is usually a momentary and fleeting thing, a depression, which can be dispelled by the simplest of diversions. It is rather ridiculous to speak of being guaranteed twenty years of further existence when at any moment -an every day variable might snuff it out. But I ask you to @asp the idea I-am trying to convey, the idea of twenty “guaranteed” years for our generation. The will to live is strong in anyone and while in twenty years we may have had our stay 1 of execution, our children will then be raising their voice in a similar. They too will want their chance at life and they, like us’ now, will probably place, the blame at the feet of ,’ L’ their governments. It is a vicious cycle but vicious as it is, II , the only alternative seems to be a war of complete attrition. I used to find consolation in history books. Looking at 1 .past conflicts between men I would imagine that those people probably thought that theirs was the war to end all wars, ‘/I a war which would destroy the world. The world always ., survived in the history book wars and I found consolation in this fact; Like Hitler, like. Napoleon, like. Attila the ‘Russian threat will roar a challenge and tKen fade off into nothing . . . this I kept telling myself. Thought, deep and silent has battered and destroyed this pillar of consolation. : ..The next war will never make the history books, the end, . whether quick or lingering, is inevitable. You may think this is an extremely trite topic these days and I agree with you, it is. “Just another depressive sounding off” you might say, “Just another ‘Ban the bomber’ mumb~ling in his beard.” The real tragedy of this can be brought home to the reader by a simple experiment. Lie down in a dark quiet room, concentrate on it, let the weight of fear press heavily on you, conjur up scenes of horror and suffering, $ let them seep into you and thesend result will be the same in almost every ease . . . you simply cannot bring- yourself to *take the situation seriously. George Welsh ’





George Crabbe, you haven’t a thing on us! Why we’ve got so much poetic talent going to waste on this!%campus it would turn you over well, turn you over to prose. Sure we have. And we’re going to prove it! Starting with this issue of the Coryphaeus. we’re going to set aside some space that will be the private property of Poets.. We’ll call it ‘THE POETS’ CORNER’. Admit, ’ tance is restricted to students who enjoy expressing themselves in verse. No trespassX ing by those who can’t-find a rhyme for “moon’[, and keep you

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Dear husband don’t be such a grouch, I’d rather lose weight fast than boast. Go out and buy a Stauffer couch I hate the taste of Melba toast. 0 dearest husband buy one please, ~ I cannot exercise my will. They’re much more fun than cottage cheese, ’ It positively makes me ill. Th;tpdEe; is small for what .

earl have the rest of this pewspaper to yourselves. I Worthwhile poems of any .mood, metre or magnitude are welcomed. Submit your contribution to any member of the newspaper staff who swears to guard it with his life, or place it lovingly in the :Student Publications Mailbox’, across from the RegisOh I implore you, be a pal. trar’s office. (It will be printed ,under a pseudonym. if you It would be good for both of so wish, but please give us /Don? make me guzzle Metyour real name.) recal. ;- Arm yourselves, poets’! WeVe ‘got to ,keep the foe S^, Mrs. J. K. HUJ+J. . -, I

Dear Editor:’ h Of all the nerve! We pretend to be here for an education! And exactly-what do you think we’re here for? My dear, disillusioned little boy, maybe your mother has forgotten to tell you, that women are slowly emerging from the Dark Ages; that their goal in life is no longer to be ‘a fringe benefit’ to the









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Do you believe it is wiser for a student to %vait at least a year before entering university? It has been pointed,out many times that education is the \_ preparation to meet and solve life’s problems. Unless you know first-hand what life’s problems are, the answers you find in University will remain unreal to you, and you’ll wind up with ideal solutions in a world of very unideal people. When a young person has plowed headlong into the world where ethics, morals, hard work, fear and insecurity are very Weaker Sex. real forces, and then returns to university, what he studies Has it ever occurred to you will have a new and vital meaning to him. 1 that a girl can have just as I expect that those who argue that a student should go ’ great a thirst-for knowledge directly to university will talk about the danger of marriage as any of you untouchable and ‘children to their plans. Nuts! The idea that life ends males? Judging from (some) wh?n you get married is an old wive’s tale invented to keep most of your weekend a&vi, their daughters at home. Further, I am walking evidence ties, we’d say. the only thirst that a lack of money cannot keep you out of university. you have is for wine, women If you want to study you canfind a way. and more of both. ‘Some of I say meet life, then go to university. The insight ‘and us, you’ll be shocked to maturity gained will far overshadow any time lost. l ., know, are putting ourselves Leo Johnson, Arts II through school. We’ll be Nor There are two main arguments for waiting a year darned (a better word could be used) if we worked for before ‘entering college, with which I disagree. One of them scholarships, have done hard, is the idea that working for a year will acquaint the individual manual labour all summer, with the working class, enabling him to see both what workand are still up holding parting is like for himself and how other workers manage in time .jobs just so we may society. Well, there aren’t very many students who haven’t have the great honour of been working at a variety of summer jobs for several years before they graduatezfrom high school, so that most students being a fringe benefit. do acquire this necessary knowledge. Also, from the more Herta Kukujuk practical point of view, most companies don’t want to P.S.: ’ employ someone for a one year period. Re: interested in knowing The second argument is that this time lapse will mature exactly what you meant by “Home Thoughts From the/ student, so that he will appreciate the value of his education, and so study hard. I disagree. The student will Abroad.” have developed his study habits in high school, and working q.p.s.: ( for a year won’t change his character if he’s inclined to be Are you a coward to&and lazy. It might even do him some harm; a lot can be forgotten ‘behind what you say? Your in a year. _’ identity would prove interDeirdre Plomer, Arts II esting. has been increased bv Nuclear Bomb . Idefects approximately 15,000 due i;;b SECOND up to 1958. The total TestingCont’d. testing effect of this testing on the MAGNITUDE world’s .population, taking By Allen Go1 . tion level concerns the mu- into consideration the lifetation of reproductive cells. I am a smoker and a fairly It is estimated that 1.5 times ‘of the various fission heavy one. Smoking bothers million are born with. products, is estimated at one me in just one way. It’s not serious babies hereditary defects million defective children and the expense, not the anony- each year. Although the two million embryonic and mous admonitions of respiraneonatal deaths. available data permits only torial !disease, not even the of crude calculations, geneIt should be pointed out phlegm I cough out of a sore ticists estimate that about throat in the morning. The 10% of these are caused by that these estimates may true addict does not concern the dama ‘ng effects of radia- well be out by a factor of 10, - greater or less. Also, there himself with these trivialities. on t f?e chromosomes of is no evidence to suggest that What ruins my day is a tion germ cells. This is .ac- cancerous and genetal effects cigarette ad. Please don’t the by damaging one are subject to some minimum tell me your cigarette is like complished or more of the hundred threshold radiation level. Una breath of sprintime or is thousand genes which govern fortunately, a few scientists as fresh as all outdoors. I the various features of the who, by coincidence, have a know springtime outdoors baby and’which are great interest in nuclear ’ and I know the .taste of resulting associated with each chromobomb development, claim ” cigarettes. As close an anal- some. Usingthese figures, the that a threshold does ,exist; . ogy could be drawn between number’of babies born each They make this claim on the my socks and Chanel No. 5. year with serious hereditary grounds that the increase in Or how about this one? A . effects, as predicted above, wholesome young couple bihas not been observed. Of ~llMlluBll~l~llll~llll~llll~llll~llll~tlllHllllmll~ cycling in the country. Careful now, don’t get misty- p BARPONSMen’sWear i course, they know very, well this increase is too small eyed, they’re braking‘ to a Lid. i that to be observed in the world’s stop. He’s taking out the 1 34 King South, E population. of 3 billion. cigarettes, they’re lightin up. E Waterloo -g Then, with what bliss that cz 10% Student Evidently we must evaluDiscount s only the television commer- mllllmlllimllliul1llIIIIIIIIIII(UIIIIIII ate the direct effects of cial can capture, they spend nuclear bomb. testing from the rest of their allotted sixty the humanitarian viewpoint. For That Unusual seconds exhaling into each It is claimed that this testing &Gift Visit the other’s face. . helps to maintain the balance WINDMILL .SHOP Another: a married couple of power between Eas.t and in their twenties. (Rule No. West and therefore to ensure 4t?s~~g5~~ls. 14 from the Madison Avenue the safety of the world’s handbook: never show a population. How many humperson’ over forty smoking ans should be sacrificed to a cigarette unless that person this cause? From- the above is a ‘man who either drives figures the answer would . @& L Market a bulldozer or is grey at the appear to be, at least several temples only). Our percepKing and Dearborn million, if, in fact this does tive eye immediately takes ensure our safety. Even if Groceries - Meats in the details of the skene: we agree that testing is empty coffee cups, stockingserving this purpose .the ’ Confections ed feet sharing the same hasmaintenance of the balance sock, and the thief of time, . . . A friendly place of power does not require the the television set. Simultaneto shop . . . continued testing of multiously they .disengage their megaton bombs. Ironically Students Always attention from the s@reen the ultimate end of these Welcome and stare’at each other with 1tests may be the perfe%etly obvious devotion. Three secexecuted war in which the onds later, with a synchron\ two combatants aretzFhilism born out of that social 1 is ated. Perhaps smile, has a filter-tip.symbiosis. calle,d togetherness humanitarian. by the women’s magazines, Or - but enough you say. .G. D. McPherson, they reach for thei weed. His, Very well. If you’ll excuse Assist&t -Prtijeesor, of course, is the regular, while me, I’ll try to get this stain 08, my teeth. 1 .- <c- +.: ‘.,_-4, , ,’ I :.,’ she, with a conspiratorial

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I happened to hear Al Jolson sing one of his best known songs on the radio. I attempted to project myself back into his era and find reasons for his popularity. After pondering the pros and cons, I concluded that his fame was a fluke. Times change. Yesterday he was the greatest singer on the air and today, he couldn’t be a headliner at the Moosonee Folk Festival. Apart from the fact that the man is dead, he still couldn’t make it. You know what I mean.





I have sung it fast %and slow. I have sung it with a haunting lilt. I have bellowed out the finish in a thunderous crescendo but it matters not which way I do it, the second last line of our new school song will not work - for me at least. The only way it can work is to have the singer slur his lyrics in the true Sinatra fashion. Never let it be said that I am the one who fired the torpedo which sunk this fair song, I advocate that we give it every chance at the game th& &$urday. That second last line is a dandy though, . *,* * * Africa is the Negro’s continent. People who believe otherwise simply will not regard the writing on the wall. The whites in Africa are holding to an old and dated colonial belief that a drop of milk in a gallon of ink will turn the ink white. * * * * It has been almost a week now and I am still undecided whether or not I was fortunate in seeing the first presentation of the film society “Hiroshima Mon Amour.” To write a penetrating and meaningful review of such a film is beyond my capabilities. It was so deep, so intense, so charged with a pathetic desperate atmosphere that I really can’t say whether I enjoyed it or not. It was like my first Chinese food dinner, I felt that I disliked it but wanted to go back for more. For the first twenty or thirty minutes I thought “Here is something which will really nail this atomic thing down, something which will jar the scientists and politicians back to reality.” After some shocking scenes, the “Hiroshima” aspect was played down and the “Mon Amour” came to the fore. In this part, I was looking for an allegory so deep that I doubt if it ever did exist.





Harking back to an old theme, I would say that the good old U. of W. is still unchanged. The great dark cloud of Apathy which engulfed us last year has not blown away. One would think that a larger enrollment might have dispelled it to some degree but instead the cloud has thickened - As far as I ca.n make out, the freshmen of this year are on a par with last year’s bunch - stagnant. Name calling is childish you say but when you realize that no one is about to protest, it can be rather fun. * * * * I have heard of dissension in the ranks and fifth column efforts but this is a dandy. The cheerleaders, one in particular is putting forth her own school cheering song in what can only be viewed as direct competition to the present “song”. Say, I’m really beating that poor song into the ground. I apologize. Well anyhow, back to the cheerleader’s entry, brace yourselves, here it is. “Come on get wise you guys We are from Waterloo We’ve got a winning team We’ll walk right over you The Engineers are here The Arts and Science too So give a great big cheer For the U. of W. This is sung to the tune of M’Lord and when you examine it hum it and sing it you will see that it is not without merit. Stop the presses, we have another entry for a school song. Waterloo

(Tune : Maryland) ’ Thou wilt not cower in the dust, Waterloo, my Waterloo, Thy beaming sword shall never rust, Waterloo, my Waterloo, Remember Carroll’s warlike thrust, Remember Howard’s sacred trust, And all thy slumberers with the rest, I Waterloo, my Waterloo. “Tovarisch” If he were alive I’m sure that even George Crabbe would approve. CO-ORDINATION PLACEMENT


Appointments: Mr. W. R. Carruthers, B.A.&., E.E., P.Eng., has been appointed Assistant Dire&or, Administration. Mr. M. S. Stevens, B.A.&. P.Eng., has been appointed Senior Co-Ordinator.




The Information Services Department is anxious to assemble a \ collection of colour slides on the University, for use in illustrating talks, Please contact Mr. ete. Adams ;f you have a slide or slides which could be copied and incorporated into the collection.




Have you ever paused to mefleet as you’ve watched a jarticularly fine specimen of ‘emale pulchritude move beross your range of vision nto the middle distance, ust what it was about the roung lady that first attract:d your attention? (OK, get Tour mind off that track and [‘ll qualify that statement by imiting you to a back view.) :Don’t be shocked, young ady, it happens on the best If campi.) Of course, it’s her egs! (We’re batting a thousind.) And delving further nto the problem, let’s con;truct an ideal, completely mpersonal Miss “8” (“8”) )eing the mathematical sym101 for girl, a broad interx etation) completely devoid If physical attributes with ;he exception of the most gorgeously constructed femurs imaginable. Using these as a foundation, just what other virtues would she need to possess; what charms of personality and thrills of character would be hers as a result? This is one time that dreaming could pay off for you because if you find this young lady on campus, (and remember, a dream, not a nightmare, if you can eulogise her (that means ‘praise’.) in writing; something you’d let mother read, and if you’ll turn the finished product in to the Board of Pubs before Dee. 4th’ you stand a good chance of going to the Christmas Dance as a guest of the 7oryphaeus. Letters will be judged on enthusiasm as well as on literary merit and if you’re really bashful, (and which of us isn’t) you may turn in a pseudonym with an envelope which will be opened only after the contest. Now if you want to be a cinch to win, try being original. Just think of what your mistress of the moment will say when you nonchalantly mention that you‘re taking her back to your room to eulogize her; or how she’ll react when she understands that you’re interested with her legs from a literary standpoint. and you’ll really bowl ‘em over in Bedlam with “Wear these shin-pads, dear, I don’t want anything to happen to our tickets.” Once again, we mention that our interest is only in the academic and it is with some pride that we mention that this little number has required 7 euphemisms, 9 inuendos, a slur and three levels of allegory. Gee I guess you’d better read it again.

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ing more money on reserach and less on defense, Dr. Berman replied, “A very large percentage of the mon“I think Canada is obli- ey that is spent, is spent on gated to tie her defense in science - every rocket they send up has data equipment wibh that of the United States. There is no other in the nose-cone. Recently defense for Canadian cities. the U.S. has been doing some It’s just as likely the Russian very important scientific warheads will be aimed’ at work. I think the Russians Toronto, or any other Cana- have sent up only one missile dian city. There is no reason for information purposes, and to expect that the Russians that was to photograph the will just pick on the States; other side of the moon. if they thought they could Putting the man into orbit was dramatic, but it was not take over all the countries, they would.” So says Dr. as scientific as they ‘made Gerald Berman, a native of out. It seems to me that the Saskatchewan and a gradu- Russians send those men up ate from the University of just for propaganda and not for scientific reasons.” He Toronto in 1950. After graduation, Dr, Ber- went on to say that the man taught Mathematics at Russians allow their scien- ’ the Illinois Institute of Tech- tists to do research only on projects with a more obviousnology and simultaneously worked as a consultant on ly military purpose, whereas nozzles (a piece at the back the U.S. gives money to just of rockets which generates any projeet of significance, the force) for the Armour such as Algebra Research. Research Institute in Chi- They are willing to support cago, which is a research the long-term goal of more institute for industry. His scientific knowledge, though association here was at the of course they are primarily time when American missiles interested in projects with a were first being designed. He military application. also worked at the Institute Dr. Berman believes very for Air Weapons Research, definitely that Canada should University of Chicago, on a spend more money on destudy of what type of weap- fense, with part of this ons the government should money going to Universities buy. These last two summers for research. “After all, uniDr. Berman has worked as a versities are part of our consultant in Operations Re- defense too.” At present, he search at the Martin Com- says, Canada supports repany in Colorado. This is the search in universities very company that produces the little. When the government Titan Missile - the largest does support it, it is with a nominal sum. and most effective long-range missile in the U.S. The Atlas In reply to a query as to goes just as far (long-range whether we should be promeaning it can go to any ducing more scientists, Dr. point in Russia from any- Berman, “I try to where in the U.S.) but the encourage students to enter Titan is the most successful science, but at the same time because it can carry the I warn them that they will largest nuclear warheads. probably end up in the When asked whether he States. We don’t have many felt the U.S. should be spendCont’d Puke 4

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,‘i :’ W&iors <Post 20-8 Win Over Redmen ’ I i-’i,.‘ . Last Saturday ,in Guelph, the University of Waterloo ’ Warriors scored their second victory of the season over the ;‘si”1,,>, ’ O.A.V.C. Redmen. Despite the loss of half-back Bob Benedetti, the team’s leading! ground-gainer, due to a II shoulder injury suffered in the game at McMaster last’ /.f ‘, the Warriors put on a second half drive to score li’. I weekend, three touch-downs and put the game out of the reach of >t the O.A.V.C. squad. ’;I ’ The first half was scoreless due _to fumbles ‘Iand inter!% b ceptions which ended touchdown marches by both (clubs. c1 After half time the warriors took command of the game. IF1.I. ’ After an early drive for a touch-down that stalled on the O.A.V.C. 26 yard line, the Warriors got the ball back on j their own forty-five yard line. a From there a 22 yard pass to Bob Scheelenberg, an L8, ’ 11 yard run by Bob Franks, and a 22 yard sweep by Quarterback Dick Aldridge took the’ ball to the Guelph IO yard line. i +. j On the next play ‘Aldridge bootlegged around right end for , the major. The convert by Adolph Gubler then made the I.1 ; score 7-O for the Warriors. The march for the touchdown ” had covered sixty-five yards. :; I , Later in the quarter the Warriors took possession of / ,.I . ’ the ball on their own twenty-six yard line and proceeded i: g to march 84 yards for their second major of the afternoon. /7.f’s1 Aldridge took to the air for this, touchdown. A forty yardi : pass to Jim Hann took the ball to the forty-four yard line. .i .. \ Two passes to Ron Mathies, one for fifteenyards, the other .I’ for 29, resulted in the Warrior touchdown on the last play 2’ of the’third quarter. The convert attempt, was blocked and I, I Waterloo held a 13-O lead. ‘4 Just after the kick-off Dennis Atwood intercepted a ’ Guelph pass and ran for twenty yards to the O.A.V.C. ,26 yard line. On the next play Aldridge dropped. back to , b’ *, pass and, finding his receivers covered, ran away from the , ’.I 1 pursuing tacklers for the third Waterloo touchdown+ With Gubler’s convert good, the Warriors sported a 20-O lead by , the two minute mark of the fourth quarter. 5 I Early in the. fourth quarter O.A.V.C. recovered a L.> _ Warrior fumble on the Waterloo 6 yard line. Two plays ‘,,‘t/ : later Farmer passed to Musgrove for the’lone Guelph major. ; The convert by Bright was. good and the score read 20-7: The kick-off,by Werkhoven of the Redmen pounded into the end zone where Aldridge was trapped for a single point to round out the scoring at 20 to 8. * Sports Notes , ’ / ,’ Warriors have lost interior 1ineLbacker and offensive 1.‘1 ! half-back Dennis Atwood for the balance of the season. “< Atwood suffered torn hip ligaments during the game in ,’ Guelph. i/ As the score indicated, the Warriors dominated the > st,atistics. They had 18 first downs, 12 by rushing and six passing compared to Guelph’s 9, five rushing and four *: L passing. In the yards gained, they’were again ahead of the opposition, rolling up 297 yards rushing while Aldridge hit for. eight out of seventeen passes and 133 yards. for a total of 430 yards. O.A.V.C. gained 127 yards during the game, i‘. . 47 rushing and 80 passing. Farmer completed IO out of 20 passes with three interceptions by the Warriors. Warriors’ j ’ five times, losing all five miscues while Guelph also ...a , 4fumbled fumbled five times but recbvered two of their own. Warriors were penalized 62 yards, O.A.V.C. for 35. ,I Next Saturday the Warriors take on R.M.C. at Seagram ‘8 Stadium at two o’clock. *I \ \.I , I \ s Rugger I ‘. Complimenting the Warriors football win over O.A.C. ; the Warriors rugger team recorded their first win .of the ’ I current. season over Western’s Mustarigs by defeating them by 11 to 3. Before a changing crowd of spectators en route to the *\ football game the team gave a good performance. of hard f working forward, play combined with neat back field clicking which the Mustangs found just too mu&h. The scoring commenced in the first half when from- a penalty kick for Warriors in’ centrefield 0 Connor started a passing movement to Current who drew the defence and sent Ridgewell ’ on the wing fora dazzling 40 yard run down the touchline. He was tackled almost on the line but his momentum carried w ‘, him over for the try (3 points). A, fine kick by Ray. Skyrme put the Warriors in a 5-O lead. , Early in the second half a loose ball from a rue on the Mustang’s 10 yard line was kicked into their end zone and 4 : was pounced upon by Serumhalf Paul Copeland to increase the Warrior lead by 8-O. The convert was not made good. Mustangs retaliated by a try from a forward rush which also was unconverted. The Warriors last score was a classic “ by Ray Skyrme, the new centre. From a backfield passing movement he nipped through the defence, Lightly kicked the ball over the fullback’s head and burst through to 1t . recover and make the touchdown. The try was unconverted. The game ended with the Mustangs making a strong bid , for extra points but the score.remained 11-3 for the Warriors. The Rugger fixture this weekend has ,not been finalized on going to press. Warriors Rugger Team: Full Back, Chuck Elliott ; Wing.Threequarters, Geo. Pollitt and Alan Sentance; ,I Centre Threequarters, Barry Ridgewell and Ray Skyrme; Out Half, Brendan 0 Con.n+or; Serum Half, Paul Copeland ; rI Hooker, Bruce Hillma#‘Prop Forwards, Bill Klaas and Arnold Current; Second. Row Forwards, Carl Torkstra and Gerry Izzard; Lock Forward, Barry Reed; Wing Forwards, Gary Palen and Bob Nash; First Substitute, Harry Fisher.


Cotiing Events in Sports The big football games coming up’ to close off the season for the Warriors are ’ ..-to be played at home. The fist is the

ENl,lNEEUN6 Stk WTHER - THE’ ENGINEWS . ME:ITlNt or perhaps the Engineers’. The meeting of the Engin-

eering Society, was held on Tuesday, October 31st. R,atifixation of the proceedings of the previous meetings was again held over because a quorum was not present. Dave Rumpel, ’ Student Council representative, reported, that the Student Council wtis issuing university Christmas cards; he questioned the action the Engineering Society had taken concerning its own cards. He also requested assistance from the Engineering Society members to help build a’ float representing the University of Waterloo in the float parade to be held on’ November 25th in the Twin cities. Also needed are sixtyfive students to act asclowns on the same day. % , The question of the Christmas cards was; raised when it ,was discovered that the ’ Engineering Society has about 150 dozen cards already bought and the sale of these would be interfered with by the University cards, It was decided that no objection would be raised against the Student Council cards and the sale of the Society cards would be left to the discretion of the Second VicePresident. The Treasurer’s report showed approximately $425 on hand. It was suggested a petty cash fund be set up. Twenty dollars was set aside for this. The. Grey and Gold will not be holding any danees until perhaps the 25th of November. This is because the Gym has been reserved for dances by other societies. Question of a tea dance after the McMaster i Waterloo football game was raised at this tjme. It was pointed out that we had received. the same’courtesies at MeMaster. A committee under the direction of Ron Walker was set up to look into the use of our electrical equipment at Seagram Gym and also the charges of the use of ]the Gym. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, November 7th, at 5,.10 p.m. ’ The promised constitution, of which there will soon be a precis in the paper, will be presented for acceptance on November 21st. ’ ’

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The Enginews, forerunner of the Corgphaeus, became part of the Corgphaeus when the Arts and Science Facul-. ties came to campus. The name *was retained for the engineering news section partly for sentimental re sons and partly in hopes t P at engineering students /would rally under a flag. The flag is now at half mast. Most of the engineering students at Waterloo ’ have about as much constructive interest in school life as Lady Godiva ‘in her clothes. This has-been shown by the lack of attendance at recent Engineering Society meetings. The only times I have yet seen the engineers sit up with interest was every time a new girl passed by and at the open meeting last year which was to discuss a proposed party for students who had been active in school aetivities. It turned into a name calling row with those who had done absolutely nothing resenting the possibility of reward for those who had done some work. I guess I am now becoming exactly what I set out to condemn - someone ,who complains and offers onlv suggestions. That is true bu?, I am taking a little action by symbolicaliy burying Engin;

ews. What few items of interest; there are to engineering students will still appear on this page but the name’will be lacking “Doomed by starvation to the unknown.” The name will never reapfiear in the Corvphaeus which is a scholol and not a faculty newspaper. This means mainly that -all writings of the Engineering faculty must approach the same calibre as each of the other faculties. This is a good thing beCause, although I engineering students tend to be very narrow minded, the potential for good writing is present and need only be brought forth by proper means (vitamins, truth serum, ,a sharp kick, solutions of ethanol, etc.) This can be’ summed up by our favourite formula: I=MR2 Where I . inertial drag of eng& eering students M mass of engineer’s head (how it feels, usually). R2 R1R2 R 1 Reaction to any good ’ suggestion R 2 Reckless onslaught of apathy As Prince Philip said recently, “Gentlemen. It is time we pulled -our fingers . out.” I


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PROFILE of ‘Dr. Berman Cibt’d. ’ i

top scientific jobs to go around, so we lose most of our top people. Canadians are very well accepted in the U.S. I think this is because such a small percentage of our students do go on that the ones who do are usually good ones. There are a lot of Canadians in top jobs in U.S. industry. It’s almost easier for a Canadian scientist to get a job down there than it is for an American citizen. If the U.S. ever closed their borders to Canadians, we would have a suplus of good people - we *wouldn’t know what ,to do with them! Here you don’t see- anything in the papers saying there is a shortage of engineers, whereas you do in the States.” Dr. Berman feels that Canadian universities are more regimented here than in the States; that is, that we keep a stricter adherence to a certain, fixed curricula. “In fact most Canadian universities offer the same material in their lectures. In the U.S., the courses you take depends on the university you go to. There are, of course, disadvantages to this, but one advantage is that in the U.S. people with the same’degree have taken different sets of courses and you

therefore get people with different outlooks on life. Canadian opinions are very much the same -, you can pretty well guess what the general Canadian opinion will be on a topic. You couldn’t say this as easily about graduates in the U.S. The courses here haven% changed much - they are taking the same thing in Toronto as I took.” Later, returning to the topic of universities, and more particularly Waterloo, he added, “All that I have said on Canadian universities in general, doesn’t apply to’ Waterloo. Waterloo\won’t be just another Canadian university. We’ve already seen this in the development of the Co-operative Engineering course. Our courses in Science are more modernized because we started from scratch. Already our courses are better than those of any other Canadian university’. I think our school is better than Toronto.” ’ . Science may prove to run in Dr. Berman’s family. The other day one of his three sons told him he was going to build a machine that could make anything he wanted. This is the kind of scientist our future could use!

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game this Saturday, Nov. 4, against Royal Military College and we urge you to come out and support you,r Warriors who are now in sole possession of third place in the league having won three and lost two games. The R.M.C. team which has not yet won a game will be looking for its first win here Saturday, so let’s all get out and cheer the .Warriors on to another victory. For those who are interested, the Varsity Basketball team will scrimmage against the J.V. team on Friday, Nov. 3, at about 5.00 p.m. This will give you a chance to see the two ‘teams in action for the first time this year. t- And don’t forget the intramural swimming meet at the Y.M.C.A. t pool in Kitchener next Tuesday, Noy. 7,’ at 7.00 p.m. Do you have all your’ entries in to Carl’Totzke? .

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