Dylan Campbell, Samip Delhiwala and and Joshua Bergstein are the college editors, BC events

We will be reviewing the work of the newspapers and clubs soon. Many a president of a club or organization has gone power mad. We have received letters from staff. We are deciding if we should print it.

In 1952, Albert Einstein was offered but declined the presidency of  which country?

Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Israel?

The Woman of Color’s poster was well done. It is like Jack the Dripper or Jackson Pollock like.

Answer: After the death of Israel’s first president, Chaim Weizmann, in November 1952, Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion offered Albert Einstein the position of President of Israel. The 73-year-old wasted little time in declining the honor. “All my life I have dealt with objective matters,” Einstein wrote in a letter to the Israeli ambassador, “hence I lack both the natural aptitude and the experience to deal properly with people and to exercise official function.” He wrote that he was “deeply moved”, and “at once saddened and ashamed” that he could not accept the position.

 

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