The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, October 06, 1978, Image 10

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Debate team victorious
in weekend tournament
The Texas A&M University de
bate team brought home a 5-3 re
cord after their first national circuit
intercollegiate tournament last
weekend at Middle Tennessee State
The Aggie team, composed of
sophomore Michael Shelby and
freshman James Starr, scored wins
over the University of Southwestern
Louisiana, University of Kentucky,
Murray, Butler and Austin Peavy
State University. The Texas A&M
team lost to the University of Ten
nessee, Morehead and Samford.
This tournament marked the be
ginning of a busy season for the de
bate team. During the next three
months the team will travel to 12
tournaments across the country.
Each tournament consists of eight
preliminary rounds of debate and
four elimination rounds.
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Inspiring life of i poverty and persecution
Yiddish writer Nobel winner
. 1 In fhf» United State*; in lem u
United Press International
STOCKHOLM, Sweden — lashevis Singer, the Polish-born
American author whose moving accounts of Jewish life in Polish ghet
tos brought “universal human conditions to life, Thursday won the
1978 Nobel Prize for Literature.
Singer, 74, a resident of New York City, was a surprise choice for
the $164,775 prize — the highest recognition in the world of litera
ture — edging out oft-mentioned candidates such as British novelist
Graham Greene and South African Nadine Gordimer.
Singer writes all his books in Yiddish and is considered by many to
be the greatest Yiddish writer of all time.
Located in Miami where he spends part of each year, Singer said I
didn’t write for prizes, but if it comes it’s good. If it doesn t come, I
would have been writing anyhow. No writer writes for prizes but it s
good to be recognized.
“I expected nothing because I was already 45 and no one knew me
except for a few Yiddish readers. If it came it seems that this is
destiny, if it would not come, I would have made peace with that,
too,” the writer said.
The Swedish Academy said it awarded the prize to Singer for his
impassioned narrative art which, with roots in Polish-Jewish cultural
tradition, brings universal human conditions to life.
The awards are financed by the estate of oalfred Nobel, the 19th-
century inventor of dynamite.
Singer was born in Radzymin, Poland, in 1904, the son and grand
son of rabbis. He received a traditional Jewish education in his early
years in Warsaw and immigrated to the United States in 1935,
He worked for many years at the Jewish Daily Forward newspj,
in New York and labored in relative obscurity until 1950 when
short stories and novels drew a devoted following.
His latest book, “Shosha,” published in June, dealt the tl
Polish rabbi and his search for his childhood sweetheart, a mem
retarded girl from his hometown with whom he returns to Europ
face the Nazi holocaust. . . , ,
His works in their original Yiddish had a relatively limited a
ence. But they became known widely through their translation
publication in such magazines as The New Yorker, Harper’s
Commentary. . . , ., ,
The Nobel Academy, in announcing the award, said the
experiences in the Polish ghettos “set their stamp on Singer as a,
and as a writer and provide the evervivid subject matter for
inspiration and imagination.
“It is the world and life of East European Jewry, such as it
lived in cities and villages, in poverty and persecution, and imbi
with sincere piety and rites combined with blind faith and
tl0 “Its language was Yiddish — the language of the simple people,
of the women, the language of the mothers, which presen
fairytales and anecdotes, legends and memories for hundreds
years, through a history which seems to have left nothing untried
the way of agony, passions, aberrations, cruelty, and bestiality,'
also of heroism, love and self-sacrifice.”
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Encounter groups forming at A&M
to help solve people’s problems
Battalion Reporter
Are you having trouble with dat
ing? Do you find that you cannot
calm down before a test? Are you
having trouble losing those few
extra pounds? If so, maybe you
should try going to the Experiential
Group Training that the Educa
tional Psychology Services Center is
offering starting next week.
The center will offer group ex
periences on weight reduction, dat
ing skills, test anxiety, anxiety-stress
management and assertiveness
training. The sessions will last about
eight weeks, with 6-10 people per
n-ri-rm i t
The lab in the center provides
psychological services for students
and faculty of Texas A&M Univer
sity and for people of the Bryan-
College Station community.
Charles Cleveland, a graduate
student in the department of Educa
tional Psychology Services, said the
lab deals with many different prob
lems. They range from vocational
problems, such as choosing a major,
to pre-marital and marital problems.
Each session usually lasts about 50
The lab has a program called
Stress Management Training that
began earlier this semester. This
program helps students deal with
stress and recognize it so that they
can deal with the things more pro
ductively, Cleveland said. Some
problems are the loneliness of being
away from home, the new life of
being in a fraternity, sorority or the
Corps of Cadets. It can also help a
student who is troubled about dat
ing or breaking up with someone.
The lab is run mainly by students
who are working on master’s or doc
toral degrees. Most have degrees in
psychology, sociology, or rti
Dr. Lannes Hope, a prole
educational psychology, sup
the lab. He interviews peoples^
ing help and assigns them toaa
Students and faculty are notis
to pay for the services, butothej
pay a fee operated on a sliding*
The maximum fee is $250.
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(You pay the deposit)
Campus Names
prof authors
teacher journal article
L. S. Richardson, professor of
educational administration at
Texas A&M University, is the
author of an article published in
the October BULLETIN of the
National Association of Secon
dary School Principals. The arti
cle is titled “The End of the
Three Rs.”
The BULLETIN, a monthly
journal, publishes articles on top
ics of current interest to profes
sional educators. Articles are
selected on the basis of timeli
ness, appeal to national
readership and readability.
She is the daugliter of Mr.
Mrs. Merwyn Igo of Planviei
She is a freshman at Texas Alt! | a ll l' a
University, majoring in farnulN fext
ranch management.
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Three win scholarships
of $3,300 each at A&M
Three Texas A&M University
Students have won schlorships
given by the NIFI-Heinz schlor-
ship awards program and the
Golden Plate schlorship prog
ram. Recipients of the $3,300
awards are Julie Grimm, Diana
G. Hodde and Judy Ognibene.
Grimm is a repeat winner of the
Berlocher and Kegg
receive scholarships
Shanna Igo wins
state 4-H award
A Hale county 4-H member
with a knack for working with
others developed leadership
qualities that helped her win the
state award in the 4-H Leader
ship Program.
John Menzies, a fontier
member in Kansas, who is no
studying veterinary medicine
Texas A&M University, hasbet
nominated for a 4-H Veterina
Medicine Scholarship.
Menzies’ record book will
entered in national compel pop
for one of two $1,000 scholars^ pCtV.
provided by Champion
Farms, Inc.
He is the son of Dr. and Mi ea( ]
Carl S. Menzies of San Angwj j s re ,g
he die
the hi;
ark ran
mercial division has present! e
Texas A&M University $1,5001 ; ^
academic efforts in industrial® mj j es
tribution, including two seto L
arships. , 'hey we
Greg Berlocher and Mf ^ a ]
Kegg, senior industrial distn IU . j
tion majors of Houston, willK® ' „
efit from the awards.
The check was presente
Joe Jester, the Honeywell
sion field director
Bloomington, Minn., and
Dickson, Dallas branch ®i
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