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Publications to Seek New Heads [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 March 1953
Publications to Seek New Heads Application deadline for the editorship of Fang. La Encina and The Occidental i, April 13, according to Bob Hansen, ASOC Publications Representative. A letter giving the student’s name and the reasons why he or she would like the position should be filed in the ASOC offices on or before that date. The jobs pay full tuition for the school year, says Hansen. Any student who will be an undergraduate next year may apply. Previous experience on the publications is not necessary. Applicants should talk with the current editors or With the ASOC Publications Representative before April 12.' Any further information regarding the editorships may be obtained from Hank Dickson, Box 78, Bob Hansen, Box 122 or Joan Cornelius, Box 57.
Deadline Nears for Filing ASOC, AMS, AWS Petitions [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 March 1953
Deadline Nears for Filing ASOC, AMS, AWS Petitions April 14 is the deadline for ASOC, AMS and AWS petitions, the student election committee announced this week. Candidates for any of these offices must have completed four semesters of college work with a 2,5 average grade point, according to Jan Johnson, ASOC secretary and chairman of the election committee. Candidates will be introduced in a special assembly April 23. Miss Johnson states that the assembly will follow a theme and include skits and entertainment. ' Preliminary voting will begin following the assembly and last for two days. Final voting is scheduled for April 27 and 28. Polls will be located in the quad with voting beginning at 10 a.m. and ending at 3 p.m. Beginning April 8, petitions and rules for publicity may be obtained from the bookstore. Slated to serve on the election committee with Miss Johnson are Carol Reddy, Tom Meyer, Jim Kovacs, Keith Anderson and Barbara Kennedy.
WSSF Campaign Nets Near $6lO [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 March 1953
WSSF Campaign Nets Near $ 6lO The WSSF drive was a big suqcess this year, according to Dick Rush and Dixon Trueblood, chairmen. The approximate total to date is $6lO. This is $lOO over last year’s total. It includes $45 from faculty hashing, $3OO from the sock raffle and almost 100 percent contributions from the dorms, sororities and fraternities. Credit should be given to committee chairmen; Clara Thompson, solicitations; George Chritton and Elaine Goebel, publicity; Craig Cunningham, finances; Sally Palmer, special events; and all the girls who knitted socks and made the raffle the success that it was.
SMITH, HANSEN, RAMSEY MAKE CONTEST FINALS [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 March 1953
SMITH, HANSEN, RAMSEY MAKE CONTEST FINALS Bill Smith, Senior; Lee Hansen, sophomore; and Doug Ramsey, freshman, were named today as Occidental’s finalists in the 1953 version of the Forest Lawn Memorial Journalism Awards contest. The talented trio will journey this afternoon to the Los Angeles Press Club for an impromptu writing session. Under conditions of simulated journalistic “pressure,” they will produce an essay of 500 words on a subject to be given to them. Typewriters, dictionaries and professional secretaries will be provided for the 15 finalists from the five competing schools. Smith, Ramsey and Miss Hansen will receive $lOO for their efforts. Their .two previously completed entries and their paper this afternoon will put them in the running for the big money. First place winner will be awarded $lOOO cash, with the top-flight school garnering $5OOO. Judges will take the next two weeks to determine who on the local campus will divide up the additional $250 in prize money, s...
Glee Clubs Present Two Concerts at LB [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 March 1953
Glee Clubs Present Two Concerts at LB The seventy-eight members of the combined Glee Clubs under the direction of Dr. Howard Swan presented concerts at Long Beach yesterday. Included among the selections were “The Creation” by Tom Scott, narrated by Doug Bowman and “A ’Round the Corner” by Marais Simeone. Also on the program were “Soldier, Soldier" with soloists Nancy Foster and Bob Altheuser, “Rejoice My Soul” by Balakireff and “The Broken Melody” by Siberius. Accompanists for the Glee Club were Donna Barnes and John Browning.
'New' Fang to Hit Campus First Day After Vacation [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 March 1953
'New' Fang to Hit Campus First Day After Vacation Despite RE week, Fang editor Bob Hansen has been busily engrossed the past seven days and promises the campus funnybook will make an appear- ance the first day after Easter vacation, April 6. “This time we are promising the students something new—a humorous humor magazine,” says Editor Hansen. “In fact, it will be excitingly humorous,” he claims. Articles for this humorous compilation will be of a general nature, somewhat like the New Yorker, he Informs. “We hope this magazine will be the humor magazine to end all humor magazines. Be sure to get yours from a Tiger Tap for two-bits,” says Hansen, editor of Eagle Rock’s most humorous humor magazine.
Navy Oilers Help [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 March 1953
Navy Oilers Help Lieut. Richard Curtis, a representative of the Navy’s Officer Procurement Office, will be on the campus today to assist undergraduates who are interested in becoming Naval Officers. Lieut. Curtis will be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for interviews and to answer questions about the Officer Candidate program.
JOURNALISTS TO GATHER IN CONFAB TOMORROW [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 March 1953
JOURNALISTS TO GATHER IN CONFAB TOMORROW Journalists from nearby colleges, as well as men within the profession itself, will congregate on the local campus tomorrow when the local Alpha Phi Gamma chapter throws out the welcome mat for the group’s Western Regional Convention. After a morning business seseion, the delegates will break up into three groups for informal bull sessions. Problems discussed will include formulating editorial policy, yearbook problems and sports writing pitfalls. Round-Table Discussion After luncheon in the union, the group will adjourn to the Women’s Lounge for a roundtable discussion on “What Journalism to Offer College Graduates.” Participating will be Stanley Gordon, west coast editor of Look Magazine; Ralph “Casey” Shawan, city editor of the L. A. Mirror; Ralph Turner, publisher of the Temple City Times; Gene ’Coon, staff news writer for KHJTV; and Samuel Friedman, director of public relations for the LA Bureau of Power &amp; Light. Moderator wi...
New Club Planned [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 March 1953
New Club Planned Plans to form an Occidental chapter of Alpha Mu Gamma, a national foreign language honor society, are now being formulated by the language department. The budding organization must gather a membership of 10; their plans must be approved by the Student Life Committee and accepted by the national organization before they are officially a. chapter. Any language student with two semesters of language to his credij at Occidental and certain grade requirements here and in high school is eligible. Foreign students with satisfactory grades in English are also eligible. Questions about eligibility may be taken to the language office in Library 34, or a meeting of those Interested to be held after the Easter vacation.
Nute Wins Ist Award [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 March 1953
Nute Wins Ist Award A one hundred and fifty dollar scholarship was the first place award received by Shirley Nute, a senior music major, at the March 20 auditions of the Matinee Musical Club of Los Angeles. The auditions were held at the Wilshire Ebell. Miss Nute's presentations were “Elsa’s Dream” from Lohengrin by Wagner and “Bird of Wilderness” by Paul Creston.
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 March 1953
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 March 1953
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 March 1953
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Quad Scenes Egg Hunters [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 March 1953
Quad Scenes Egg Hunters Yesterday afternoon the quad seened an all-college Easter egg hunt sponsored by the ASOC council. All students and faculty were invited to take part in the affair which was free to all. The idea was formulated by Ann Conner and carried out by Lynn Helm. Strictly Social
Occidental Players to Give Theater Costume Ball Soon [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 March 1953
Occidental Players to Give Theater Costume Ball Soon With an appeal to the Bohemian spirit latent in all of us, the Oxy Players will throw wide the doors of the Thorne Hall stage on Saturday, April 11, to present the Theater Arts Ball. An" all-college event, this unique masquerade will be free to students arriving at the stage door in full costume. Dig through that old trunk In the attic during vacation or, If you are more ingenious, Invent a creation to fit Into the carefree Mardi Gras mood of the dance. Amide the streamers, confetti, and stage sets an 11-piece band will provide music for sound effects and dancing at this “theatrical” production. “From 8:30 to 12 p.m. on April 11, the Players invite the student body to forget their cares and classes and join the gay-spirit of the Theater Arts Ball,” says Darryl Guy, chairman for the dance. Information as to where costumes can be rented cheaply will be furnished through the post office boxes soon.
WIT'S END [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 March 1953
WIT'S END EY Dear Fans, After sitting at our typewriters in the Occidental office for nearly a year now, writing anonymously our profound intellectual treatises, we are becoming slightly psychotic due to the attitude of a certain editor of a certain college humor magazine, whose office is separated from ours only by a small, fragile, tottering fence. He hasn’t actually said anything, but from the look in his eye, add the murmurs of “unethical” and “sadistic,” we gather that he might possibly feel that we should inform the public of our true identities, and thus remove the blame from poor Joan Angus, who has been knifed in the back six times now. He even offered to draw us a heading, provided he could put our names on it. So we agreed. We’re too young to die, but for the cause of ethics we’ll sacrifice. You’ve probably never heard of us anyway so . . . HA!! Tha social scene was dominated last weekend by the annual ASCO Musicale, '"Where There's A Will." Tumultuous crowds lined in fro...
SAI Chooses New Officers [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 March 1953
SAI Chooses New Officers Oxy’s Sigma Alpha lota chapter joined their Pasadena alums for a program held Tuesday night in Pasadena. SAI is a national music fraternity for women. Performing were Joyce Hopping, Jan Chambers and Juliette Anderson. New SAI officers were also recently elected. Serving for this semester will be President Janice Cart e r, Vice-President Jane Colby, Secretaries Lou Ann Thorne and Jan Chambers, Treasurer Betty Fountain, Assistant Barbara Broad and Chaplain Carol Bostick.
Morning Service Claimed Success [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 March 1953
Morning Service Claimed Success Tuesday morning Chapel service, proclaimed by spokesmen as a huge success this week, will convene again in the Women’s Lounge following Easter vacation. The best attendance per student in a hall was a toss-up between La Casa and Armadale, while Erdman Hall had the greatest number of people out. One hundred and twenty people were present to hear Dale Bruner, a junior, present his topic, “Quest for Direction,” in the early morning service. All frat, sorority and dorm residents are urged to come to Chapel first Tuesday after vacation because the committee feels that those who do will receive a worthwhile message.
History Frat Holds Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 March 1953
History Frat Holds Meeting Phi Alpha Theta, national honorary-history fraternity, held its first meeting of the semester last Monday at 7:30 p.m. Dr. Poon-kan Mok spoke to the members on the death of Stalin and its effect on the Chinese-Russian relations. Dr. Mok is a visiting professor of Chinese history and culture. Refreshments were served and initiation of new members also took place.