THE RECORD Kurt Hammer finds life in America gratifying By BETTY COLLINS ..There Is no place · llkeAmerica In the world. I sometimes wonder U those American-born appreciate their - - -- -• ; 1 � 1 :�::�� n :���
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Congnitulatlons! All , ot us on the llafl hope you hne a inllflt succeuful IK'ffiNler as �ltor otthe RECORD. \'OU'\'t \\'Orict'd long and hanl on thlg -�t-nd at)Ht you'rcat the top. So, 111 otFebl'Uary l this t'ditor's dt'lk, the RECORDS. the me thllt w o n't open11.nde..-m1Jatof mus1a.rdln the 1011-er left hand drw.wer wLIIbe yours.. /\long with the above mentioned Items )'OU wtu ha\'e II i\atr oC enthusiastic and clepL-ndablll klds, who, Joumal!sll· Mlb·, h&\'C only one thing In mind- getting out 11. good rol\ege 11c11'Sp.:i.per. They'\-e l\U OC'l:!11 terrHtc this pMI senwster-publls.hlng 17 !nuc.s of the RECORD. I w.tnt to th11nk 1111 of them for put ting up with all the tough limes we've hlod and standing by the RECORD all thrQU,1:h the semt'Sl('r. Thc.-rc willbe sc1·eral people notice ably a�t Crom your staff-Helen Plp:i.ls.kl :md JaneSimon. To them cs P"C!.ally I want to gh'e my slncen'St thank;, anti :WP"-'<:b.tiun !or making Ill)' job so mucti smoothe'rand I must "lo' lntel\'!ltifli'.. l would ha\'e bc,cn a "dl.':td duck'" without them. Hel'l.''s hoping th�•'ll d11 M w�ll out "in the field."" I atn looklllg ro �wardto thl' time I will be "-ntil;lng 11·itb them :1.1;:ain. As you probably know thcre·s OIK' 1�= )VU won't be able 111 do with ou:-or. Bel\l3-m!n Gront'wold. As a f:trultyad,;�·s.toJ1$.He lslhe kirtd nfl a p('f$'>.'1 11·1!0 tries :ind don 1;1r:1.IJ;:hll'!\ out 11.1.1 those r:i.ther (icklish probkms you 11;11 h.1ve to fan-. By the 11�· you 11ill h:a,'I' pn.-.blfml -.-uillions and numnns ot them. But do..,'t IN thtm g>"I you do11:n .. The most imp,.�nt t.'i.tng to do is not to J>:Q' toomacll:11tentiontoall1hosei::tU$tlc remarks th.I.tare rore,-er being thN111m .1.1 )'OIL You rould ,eulb· go m.1.d! \\bra you �· stop 111 think about It. the Nitor'$ ,;iot on theRECORD b tbernos.t��%jabonthecarnpus.. Wait until you R.'I' your fint IS$�. n-.uu�-the�1thrill:aroll�studm1C1Ut�lnsofaras utrv.cu.rric-ua.rs :an:, cqneerned. 01 � f\"'i:O('mo.�tips foryou. butMl ..nit to tell you ��·. Ap.m.C\"ll'l i;r.st\lb.tit',r.s! And UUI'.k:s tor be:in.g su..'"h:a�joc.lrt\1fut! MARV MENTESANA
By JAMES J. MANCUSO Do you think that the Brenda Starr eomi,; atrip will ,;hange women's fuh ions? Question submitted b)' June Courtney GE'5-0. David LukeGE'51 Absolutely! U Dick Tracy can bring out the Sparkle Plenty dolls, Brenda Starr 11111 bring out the Blg Stare. Don MayerlA'49 l don't know. It's really an asslnlne question to ask, but it would have Its advantages. Lyle Bement IA'52 Don't know! But I suppose there are many men praying. Allan MeCarthyGE'51 Anything that happens will be an Im provement over what they have. It won't leave any Impression on the American public. Ed Flayer IA'49 No! ButI'mlntavor of lt. RussP e ter lA'51 . I amjustanlndustrialArtsmanand not a f11.shlon expert butithlnk lt'scn tirely possible not knowing theAmer• iron woman's mcntaieapae!ty. FredWescottGE'52 Well.I certalnly hope lt dOI.'$. It will ,;a.\·e moromat<>. ln return you recrh-ediscounts ,u ,·:uious stores In the city. Thelist Is PD$1ed In the smoker and 1$ publuhed In this luue. Olp It out 11.nd pm it to your purdiasec.rd..
greatest thing that can happentoany o nel''cxclalmed Kurt Hammer, a displaced person fNlm Romania, In a te«!nt lnten,lew. Kurt Is a fresh man hcn:!at State. He was born In
Kurt Hammer Cz;:!rnowltz, locat ed in the nonheas1ern part of Romanla. When the Russians came in he and his mother mo,·ed to Brno, Ctechoslovakla In 19-10. In Brno Kun attended a Ger man school. When the Russians fought 111 Ctecltos.lovakia in 1945, Kurt was fo�to llve down in the cellar whlle the fli:htlf!i wu i:o!ng on. "All we ate du�ng that t!ml.' . was sugar," recalled Kurt. In April 1945 Kurt wu placed In a C:ech conrentration camp because he hadauendedaGerman school. "Atnight Jwas beatenanddurfhgtheday Ihad to bury dead soldiers:· Kurt reealled. He \l'lll relNSed In May 19-15 and moved to Vienna. ,\ustria.After a year ofwaiting Kurt lef1 on June 26, 1946forAmerica.. On his arrival inAmerica, Kun went to Ii\� in Brooklyn.. Thi -re he attended Franklin K. Lane high school. When asked for h!s opinion of American $Chools. Kurt replied that he had leam<.'d much more In Austria. Those >Chools had classes of eli:ht st1!dents and more advanred subjects such as French and physics were taui:ht In the gnunmar schools. Thi.$ f.ll.l..l Kun play e d rli:ht forward on the soccer team. lfo Is a member of men'sgle,eclub. theorchestra, swimming teamand reeently was admitted to the liter:1.�·society,SlgmaUpsllon.. Our college ls now a member of NSA. �· State students ha\·e asked the �RD to clarify the NSA's po$ltlon on this campus.. From time to time this nevi,�per will pubUsh11.rtieles orlnter est OD. theN:ulonal Student Assocl11.tlon and lts functions. The :-.11.tion,JStudent Association was ntfid:ally oriantttd in SC'ptembcr 1947 u a ron,'"fflllon at ?..111.dlson. Wisconsin. lbe es1ahllshmen1 of the 11.uoelatlon an.n.�r.!'d.1.need for abody whlcticould x-tw.l.l.)·�t11.nd11.ld.1.ll students. Itlsrornpri$1Nlo1students otall!alths. politic.11 mn,;ctlons, nett. and eoo nomkC'Ondition.s.
KennethHoedtGE '52 Ifltdoesn't.ltshould.. Stule memhersl1ip iu · NSA to benefit all students
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