Crawford, Robert S. (ed.) / The Wisconsin alumni magazine
Volume 23, Number 7 (May 1922)
Campus notes, pp. 242-244
242 THE WISCONSIN ALUMNI MAGAZINE CAMPUS NOTES Tables where co-eds may practice cer- and in accordance with the guarantee of lain languages at meal time,- such as our -constitution.. French, German, or Spanish,- are becoming "What's Wrong With Wisconsin Uni- dormitory traditions on the campus.. vedsity,", which appeared in the Wisconsin An appeal to bring prominent conserva- Farmer under the signature of Editor E. R. tives to speak before students and present- McIntyre, called forth the following edi- the other side of questions raised by rad- torial in the Cardinal of April 1, We print cals brought to the university by,'te -s in part only.- e - ltbas linade nrial 'r"Picturing theenivesity's mr distin- in, the Daily Cardinal of -April 4. " guished .professors as a g'roup of high-sal- . Theo'Military .1lI was by far the -most aried ogentleme, of. leisure, he upbraids 'brilliant aflfai the -uniformed men of the the'in for spending their time in research U'tiversityJiz ave evere staged. Lighting and writing, instead of teaching freshmen effects- -were. artistic masterpieces. Stand- the. date of the Magna Charter; he rebukes -'ijg in-a' spotlight on a halcbny, -Gv'ernor themn fo' omilig wksnthecass Blame, after paying.tibute'to- the World instead. of ffeachingw'freshmen not to split 'arb eroes, ' said: "For tani'igt. be merry. infinitives. They. write text-books instead' Forgc e f cnaloursAudies, forge! ybux- deans, for- 0fo cting tious he says. Stu- ge l ortobe-srand bot~ersay."dnsaeatatdtoteUiestbh The Choral Union presented "Gallia," great ac-hieveents and reputations of these y, Gounod, i a hd "TMheEasnl King's Daughe professors, but are denied contact with ter," by -Gad ekat Music Half, April 4. them, he declares. PAsdonation of about $IO0q, proceeds "Granted. Butldoes Mr. McIntyre be, from the Military Bald, will be turned over' lieve for a -minute -that those professorsi to the Memorial Union funs dr. Bwoud t have acquired their erudition and re- John H. Finley ofthe New Yorke Times, nIwn i , they had spent all their tiye isn prominent educator who has been-president correcting -qu d papers eandy freshman of several colleges . and universities, will t W esh ti th o deliver the Baccalaureate address on June teanh, if no tife were spent in research and 11. ' study? What text-books would they use, Professor Svedherg, of theUniversity if there were no men of research to write 'of Upsala, will-be in residence during the tThem? second semester of the scholastic year "A .university -mnust be an institution of 19e22e23 and the Summer Session of 19t23 learning before it can be an institution-of to organize and direct research work in col- instruction- It must gather knowledge be-t loid chemistry. fore it can dispense it, and there are few The Birte-Breau --contof which- scholars of sufficient wealth tofbe able to dre-ure "ontre rsy devote t he unsbsit, study was continued -in the Madison papers the pfirstoand:second weffek o pril, accuses "This last problem which he -presents President Birge of evading the reais th e is nstruct pres yugad Bner- shiftd hisgrudhe now hrpud ai arrtsome instutr -are youenor an.or "T he reason is. obvious,"k says Dr. Bryan, Iteriencd soeo aaon motne "he [Dr. Birgei cannot state his real views p Ioe tnhed at on the eniperion facuy thae -(if he accepts Darwin's hypothesis) w~ith- pubicl reconzd andt wh e mnierigacly hpthat out disclosing an attitude soaat variance the whole University will face it. This so- with a large majority of the Christians as lution is doubtful. Is it possible that higher fito make hi'otrinaers'ý m enclie to. Chriso, e m ake h noctrineasn m ina toChr- t salaries for instructors mightoattract better tianity. Will Dr., Birge state for the benefit of the gtaxpayet s whether he be- men?"' lieves in the Virgin s ieth of Christ as re-l The Gilmore party, enrbute to the prtyedr ind Lke? D yers heabive ihe- Philippines where, -Professor Gilmore is ported- cntent tat D s sheudliead mre- Tvice governor, was entertained, at. the mirailes ieinfreofiedobm Christ? WDoes he bele~ 'n he"rsuretio ofCrs- Country Club, in Honolulu, guests of Gov -belevein hO~e'surre onof hrit-I ernor Farrington, brother of Prof. E. H. mean resurrectioWf 61 'he body as reported Farrington of the University, at a dinner in the gospels?"' A, part of Dr. Birge's re-atwihsmffydsinuhepolef ply follows: "in effect, Mr. Bryan, finding atwhicoe islad weeprseint.Bohe Geovlernor that' his charge of atheism will niot hold, has Farringlnand Vie Grsn.Bt overnorGior shift ed his ground; he now propounds vani- spoke informally on the problems of-the ous theological beliefs and demands that'I Pacific and the influence of the University state my attitude toward them for the bene- in these outposts. fit of the 'taxpayers.' I decline to do so,1 since I have no reason to think that the Theta Sigma Phi, honorary .journalis- taxpayers desire such in Iformation even if tic organization announces the election of they had the right to ask for it. I have the following juniors: Mary James, Portia lived in the state of Wisconsin for nearly Lugoff, Dane Vermillion, Elizabeth Wad- fifty years and the taxpayers have seemed man,- and Anna Stoifregen, sophomore. wholly content that I should lead my re- The' Badger will be dedicated to Prof. ligious life in freedom without interference -W. G. Bleyer, '96.
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