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Petitions Now Waiting in Bookstore for Candidates Signatures Due Tuesday For Student Body Poll [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Petitions Now Waiting in Bookstore for Candidates Signatures Due Tuesday For Student Body Poll Petitions are now available for students who plan to run for ASOC and AMS offices, states Jan Johnson, ASOC secretary. The petitions may be obtained in the bookstore and must be returned by Tuesday at 1 p.m. with the required number of signatures. Candidates will be introduced to students at the elections assembly on April 23. Primary balloting will start the same day and close on April 24. The final elections will be held April 27 and 28. All candidates must have a grade-point of 2.5 for last semester or for their over-all college average. ASOC offices that will be open are president, vice-presi-dent, secretary, finance representative, Bengal Board, fine arts representative, forensics representative, chairman of publicity and athletic representative. Candidates for the first four offices must have completed two years of college work before they take office. AMS offices that are open inclu...
Student Exchange Makes April 24 Letter Deadline [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Student Exchange Makes April 24 Letter Deadline April 24 is the date set by the Foreign Student Exchange Committee as the deadline for letters of application for exchange student from Occidental to a foreign university. Aspirants for the post of Oxy- and-U.S.-student-good-will ambassador must be sophomores and must address their letters to Dean Glenn Dumke and the Student Exchange Committee on or before the deadline date. Despite much effort, the com- mittee has not yet had definite answers from the universities contacted. However, Committee Chairman Helen Crafts reveals that the possibilities for the girls to consider in applying are Puerto Rico and Australia, and that male contenders should consider Puerto Rico and Egypt. Letter writers are asked to state their preference of country. Applicants will receive appointments for a personal interview with the committee after the letters have been received.
BENGALS SEND LARGE UN DELEGATION TO CAL Locals to Talk for Turks at Model Convention; Wainhouse, Jung to Lead [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
BENGALS SEND LARGE UN DELEGATION TO CAL Locals to Talk for Turks at Model Convention; Wainhouse, Jung to Lead Oxy’s largest delegation in some years will leave via car next Wednesday for the annual Model United Nations session to be conducted on the Cal campus in Berkeley April 16-18. The local group, headed by Chairman Rick Norton, will represent Turkey. David W. Wainhouse, senior advisor for the United States delegation to the General Assembly, will wield the gavel during the Model U.N.’s General Assembly sessions. Nawab Ali Yawar Jung, a U.N. representative from India, will give the major address at the concluding banquet on Saturday. Oxy’s delegation of 10 official delegates and four alternates will work within the framework of three committees —Economic and Social Council, Trusteeship, Committee and Political and Security Committee—to pass certain resolutions. The Tiger delegation is com- posed of official delegates Norton, Helen Crafts, Bill Henke, Myrtle Whitsett, Peg Paden, ...
Publications to Beckon Editors [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Publications to Beckon Editors Applications for editorship posts next year of The Occidental, Fang, La Encina and the student handbook must be In the ASOC office by Monday afternoon, according to anxious Bob Hansen, publications representative. The applications should consist of a letter giving the student’s name, age, class and qualifications for the post to Which he or she aspires. Three of the jobs pay the equivalent of full tuition, according to Hansen. The handbook pays $5O. To be eligible, a student need only to be undergraduate next year. Elections will be held by the members of the student council at a special meeting Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 in the Women’s Lounge,
Psi Chi Opens House [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Psi Chi Opens House Psi Chi, national honorary psychology fraternity, will fling the doors of the psych department wide open next Friday for their annual open house celebration. Activities will be conducted from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Featured will be a skit, “The Freudian Slipper,” with Rusti Russell in the leading role. Movies, exhibits of laboratory equipment and industrial tests will also be given.
MILITARY TO HOLD FORMAL [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
MILITARY TO HOLD FORMAL The Glendale Civic Auditorium will be the scene of the second annual All-College Military Ball one week from tomorrow evening, April 18. The dance, which is sponsored by the Arnold Air Society, will feature the music of Paul Martin and his orchestra and will be from 8:30 to 12 p.m. Bids are currently on sale in the quad at noontime for three dollars. The dress will be formal with the cadets wearing their uniforms with a white shirt and black bow tie. The dance is for the entire student body and not just the men in corps, Cadet Major Jim Sanderson, chairman of the affair, emphasizes. Assisting Sanderson with the arrangements are; Keith Anderson, bids; Lee Dudley, decorations; Bill Skilling, publicity; and George Stevens, the election of the Honorary Lt. Colonel. An entertainment committee headed by Truman Fisher and Tom Stadlinger will spark the Intermission with talent drawn from the college. Official guests of honor will be Major Gen. and Mrs. William M. Mor...
Occidental Celebrates Its 66th Year at Assembly Next Thursday [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Occidental Celebrates Its 66th Year at Assembly Next Thursday The sixty-sixth anniversary of the founding of Occidental College will be celebrated this month. The annual Founder’s Day ceremony will be held next Thursday, April 16, during assembly period with Dr. Glenn S. Dumke, dean of the faculty, as the main speaker. The traditional candlelighting ceremony is for the purpose of honoring the various groups that help and contribute to Oc- cidental. The group of Founders and Friends will be represented by Dr. Arthur N. Young, a trustee and alumnus of Occidental. Dr. Young is of the Young family which has been serving the college for many years. Representing the trustees will be Mrs. Maynard J. Toll, second vice-president of the Board of Trustees. The Alumni Association will be represented by Mr. Henry Swenerton, an outstanding alumnus, and the faculty by Dr. Hazel Field of the Biology department, Margaret Kirkpatrick, a member of Mortarboard and an outstanding senior, will hold the c...
Speakers Hit on Winning Streak [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Speakers Hit on Winning Streak Two successive weekends in the past three weeks have seen the Occidental forensics squad bring home the “bacon” from local tournaments. On March 21 the Oxy speakers walked off with the sweepstakes trophy at their own Tournament of Peers by accumulating 26 points to 13Va markers for second place Pepperdine. The victory was topped by decisive wins by Debaters Salsbury and Wise over a Pepperdine team. Also contributing to the winning margin were Interpretive readers Marilyn Burn and Dee Sharpe who placed first and second respectively in their event.
Committee Slates Atomic Drills [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Committee Slates Atomic Drills In preparation for possible atomic raids, campus drills and material readiness in all buildings were discussed in recent meetings of two principal Civil Defense committees as steps to be undertaken in the near future. The faculty Civil Defense Committee, headed by Mr. Jack Butt, made official last Tuesday the decision of the student Education Committee for Defense, under Dr. Charles Falk, to initiate atomic drills on campus during the current semester. Instructions Detailed regulations and directions for such drills will be distributed to students through dorms and other media soon, reports the Education Committee chairman, Nancy Charlton. Oxy will also participate in any all-city or area drills, she said. Plans to collect a stock supply of canned food supplies, drinking water and flashlights were also discussed by the defense group. More detailed arrangements and financial considerations will be made at a later date. Shelters Located Shelter locales f...
Ctack Kicks Bucket [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Ctack Kicks Bucket Last Tuesday morning, the large, white-faced clock serving the ASOC Bookstore ended its life with a startling dislocation of its inner mechanism. It was laid to rest early that afternoon. This good and faithful servant, a gift of the Parker Pen Company, gave Oxy students the correct time for nearly a quarter of a century. Though gone in body, we are certain that it is now cavorting in the happy Elysian Field where all good timepieces eventually dwell.
Library Gains Aviation Works [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Library Gains Aviation Works The Occidental Library was recently enriched by a gift of a set of aeronautical manuals made by Richard W. Miilar. Mr. Millar, an investment banker, is the first vice-presi-dent of the Occidental board of trustees and is a former president of the Vultee Aircraft Corporation. The gift will be known as the John K. Northrop and Richard W. Millar Aviation Library. The library will include 600 works that trace the principles of flight from the early 19th century balloon period to the present day military aircraft. The oldest book included was published in 1720.
Three Contest Competitors Now Await Final Decision [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Three Contest Competitors Now Await Final Decision Contest finalists Douglas Ramsey, Lee Hansen and Bill Smith finished their last entry of the Forest Lawn Journalism Contest in a grueling three-hour session last Friday at Forest Lawn. They are now awaiting the results of the judging, along with the 12 other finalists from four Southland schools. Winners of the top five prizes will be announced at an awards banquet scheduled for Friday, April 24, in the Embassy Room of the Ambassador Hotel. Winners of the runner-up prizes on this campus were announced late this week. Walking off with $5O was Ken Jenkins, senior. Garnering $25 apiece were Hank Dickson, Junior; Dan Evans and .Jim Gruber, sen- iors; and Jan Keer, sophomore. Prizes of $lO apiece were awarded to Barbara Broad, Chloe Cuthbert, Helen Robinson and Gloria Walcott, freshmen; Ken Korver, Pat McClatchey and Bev Scroggs, sophomores; and Jim Croxton, Dean Hewitt and Ron Hayes, juniors. FOREST LAWN contest finalists, shown just af...
Language Students Urged to Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Language Students Urged to Meeting A meeting of qualified students interested in initiating a chapter of Alpha Mu Gamma, national honorary language fraternity, on the Occidental campus will be held next Thursday evening at 7:30 In the Women’s Lounge. Enough Interest must be shown at this meeting or the group will not be approved for organization by the Student Life Committee, states faculty advisor Dr. Gabriel Benton. Eligibility requirements Involve a minimum of 3 semesters of language in college, with grades of at least 2 A’s and a B. For examination of high school language credits for possible credit for membership, students should contact Dr. Benton in Library 34.
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Plans Progressing Rapidly On May Day Festivities [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Plans Progressing Rapidly On May Day Festivities Strictly Social May Day is just three short weeks away, but preparations for the big day are coming along nicely under the chairmanship of Nancy Van Law. This year’s May Day promises to be a real treat for guests and participants. The theme this year is “A Young Girl’s Fancy” which lends itself to a host of ideas. The cover for the programs has been chosen and the committee headed by Norma Sturgeon has begun the printing. The design chosen was created Jointly by Martha Adams and Nancy Hicks. Joyce Tharp, in charge of invitations, reports that all invitations to interested junior and senior high school girls and special guests of Dr. Goons will be out today. All the dances for the festival have been choreographed and practice is in full swing. Choreography was done by Barbara Motta, Barbara Hunt and Nancy Schlossman with the help of Pat White. Pat Hart, chairman of elections, has disclosed that the three finalists for May Queen are Mar...
Greeks Plan Spring Dances [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Greeks Plan Spring Dances Plans for the fraternity dances, which will be held Saturday, April 25, are nearing completion. The SAE’s will be staging the annual Dixie Ball at their house. Decorations and dress will be in keeping with the theme of a Showboat. The music will be furnished by Eddie Jackson’s Band. A Dixie Queen will be chosen before the dance and announced that evening. Dave Christ, social chairman, is In charge of the affair. Headed by Bob Ray, John Karlen and Phil Hudson, the pledges are handling the ATO dance. The theme of an Apache Dance will see the chapter house transformed into the French Sewers. Those attending will be costumed in accord with the theme. The Santa Ynez Inn will be setting for the Star and Crescent Ball, Kappa Sig’s social chairman, Bob Caneday, has announced. The affair will be from 8:30 to 12:30 and strictly formal with white dinner jackets for the men. An all Kappa Sig orchestra from UCLA and USC will provide the music for the dinner-dance. The S...