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Pool to Scene Post-track Dance [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Pool to Scene Post-track Dance Friday, April 17 heralds the institution of what is hoped will be a new tradition at Occidental. The sophmore class is sponsoring a post-track meet dance on the pool deck from 10 to 12 p.m. Refreshments will be served and no dates are necessary for the dance. The sophomores also plan to donate the records they buy to the mixer collection. Class officers in charge of the affair are president, Mark Trotter; vice-president, Steve Colwell; secretary, Barbara Nichols; and social chairmen, Dodo Kirkpatrick and John Trueblood.
Tea Honors All Senior Women [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Tea Honors All Senior Women The annual Senior Women’s Tea was held yesterday afternoon at the home of Mrs. James G. Newcomb in Pasadena from 3:30 to 5. The Alumni Women of Occidental in Pasadena and Glendale honor Oxy’s senior women in this way each year. The purpose of this tea is to promote a fellowship among the seniors and the alumni In this area.
Prospecting [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Prospecting By Joan Davis WHAT'S GOING ON AROUND CAMPUS—NEWS BRIEFS . . . A (very) few are wearing short sleeves or no sleeves to show off the tan they acquired at ‘Bar at Easter—JHD is wearing high-collared blouses to hide the double chin she received from studying over the books too hard . . . saw Dr. Bollman on campus the other day—good to see him here . . . Mr. Swift's classes are handing in seven weeks' work and DMF has four mid-terms next week . . . Alpha Phi Gamma had a very successful conference the weekend before Easter, as did the Southwest Conference . . . May Day plans are in full swing and several committees are scared to death when they think about it . . . speaking of scared people—pledges are both dreading and looking forward to the time when they won't be pledges anymore . . . six people turned up on the Saturday morning of the Junior Class project to help paint and clean up an old people's home. . . . Keep reading for PREDICTIONS OF THINGS TO COME! INTERPRETATION O...
Greeks Picnic In Alfadena [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Greeks Picnic In Alfadena Next Sunday the annual allGreek picnic will be held at Farnsworth Park in Altadena from 3 p.m. until evening. The Fijis'were in charge of making the arrangements with the park superintendent. The SAE’s are in charge of transportation and the ATO’s will plan recreational activities. Supplying the food for the affair will be the Alphas, Deltas and Kappa Sigs. Betas, Gammas and Zetas will provide evening entertainment. This is the second annual Greek picnic. Last year the picnic was held at the same location.
Band Introduces New Instrument [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Band Introduces New Instrument Participants in “the Theater Arts Masquerade Ball will be treated to the best music heard oh the campus this year, according to student Jack Browne, organizer of the eight-piece group. The music will center around an instrument never seen before in this country—an upright tenor horn. The horn was picked up by Browne In Paris while he was with the U. S. Army. When he heard its outstanding blending qualities, Browne conceived the idea of his group and proceeded to write a music library for it. Artists will include studio musicians Jimmy Heaton, trumpet; Blake Reynolds, clarinet; Art Smith, alto sax; and Hal Brown, bass. Other performers will be radio musicians Ken Harpster, tenor sax; Bill Lower, trombone; and Graham Stevenson, drums. Browne will round out the group on the piano. Reynolds has played his clarinet with the Sextet from Hunger, while Harpster’s tenor sax has been heard with the Opie Cates and Jack Teagarten ensembles.
Seniors to Ditch To Beach for Day [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Seniors to Ditch To Beach for Day Seniors will abandon books and retreat to the sea shore on April 22 for their annual Ditch Day. Arrangements for the day are under the direction of Jerry Burnett, Jean Douglass, and Dixon Trueblood, senior class president. Plans for the day include swimming and sunbathing on the sand. Food and refresh- merits will also be provided for those who attend.
Actors Plan Theatre Ball [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Actors Plan Theatre Ball Have you ever wished you could catch the spirit of New Orleans during Mardi Gras season? Would you like to be transported to Greenwich Village for one gala evening? Then, tomorrow night the Occidental Players invite you to join in the Mardi Gras spirit of the Theater Arts Ball. Costomed revelers should follow the big searchlight to the stage door of Thorne Hall to partake of an evening of gaiety. Darryl Guy, chairman for the dance, announced that it will be free to all students, the only prerequisites being a costume and an uninhibited attitude. The 11 piece band of Jack Browne will provide music from 8:30 to 12 p.m. for dancing among stage sets and streamers of confetti. The Players remind students that costumes may be rented for $2.50 from the drama workshop, or may also be rented from any of the costume rental companies listed In the drama workshop. However, any kind of homemade costume will serve the purpose, so dig up clothes, rags or old laundry and wh...
iWITN? £f4D [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
iWITN? £f4D PY 4 Here we are. as usual sitting on the mezzanine of the library, thinking of those beautiful 36 hours of sunshine at the beach last week. It seems there were many Oxyites populating that locale last week. Roughly, these people can be divided into three classifications: those who tanned, those who worked and those who went to parties. Strangely enough, we seem to have the most names for the latter group. Those who enjoyed ammassing income for the holidays were Dick Pearson, who ran the ferry practically single-handed from the Island to Bal, and Harry Lawrence and Dan Oredson, who operated a booth at the fun zone, running a soft drink stand on the side. Those who were out braving the fog were, according to Jim Delaney: Jim Delaney, Scroungy Dave Teachout, Jim Wakeman, Bob Delong, Terry Vargo and Bob Hoskins. On to the general parties! Living it up were: Doris Anderson, Jim Regan; Diane Sumner, Les Padfield; Linda Lyman, George Francis; Glnny Goss, John Cushman; Colleen ...
Tigers Sweep Two Events In SC Meet [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Tigers Sweep Two Events In SC Meet By TOM PETERSON Oxys’ outmanned, but not outspirited or outfought tracksters gave mighty Southern California a stubborn battle before bowing to the Trojans last Saturday at the Los Angeles Coliseum, 92 1/6 to 43 5/6. Two spectacular sweeps in the javelin and the 880, plus a brilliant two mile run by Bengal Claude Fiddler, stole the plaudits of the 3000 spectators as Coach Payton Jordan’s Oxy spikemen tried to upset El Trojan’s applecart. Meanwhile, SC was smashing five meet records and tying another as the Bengal and Trojan athletes tested the Coliseum’s new ground-brick running surface for the first time. Heroes Galore Heroes, along with Fiddler, in the struggles of stamina were Oxy’s Don Munroe, Jim Terrill, Paul Southgate, Brayton Norton, Keith Noonan, Duane Cain, Jon Speer along with the remainder of the inspired Oxy team and SC’s Parry O’Brien, Sim Iness, Jim Lea and Jack Davis. All provided spectacular action. Fiddler brought the expectant th...
Goif Team Fares Well at Stanford; Harway Shines [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Goif Team Fares Well at Stanford; Harway Shines Coach Dick Thompson’s golf team fared pretty well up at Stanford in the Northern California Intercollegiate Golf Tourney two weeks ago. Oxy’s team score was 10 strokes better than last year and the Bengals also walked off with a first and a runner-up spot in the flight competition. Competition for team honors was very rigorous and the Tiger golfers only managed to take eighth place in a field of seventeen. Stanford, whose varsity won the team title and whose frosh captured fourth spot, had a decided advantage playing on their own campus course. Gaines Duels Argue John Gaines led Oxy in qualifying with a 79. In his first match in the first flight Gaines was paired against none other than teammate John Argue. After a closely contested match which included little good golf, Gaines won one up. Gaines then proceeded to lose his afternoon match to Fred Streble of Oregon, 3 and 2. Lee Dudley, who last year won the fourth flight, turned in a m...
Volleyball Near [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Volleyball Near Today is the deadline for sign-ups for the intra mural two-man volleyball tournament which will begin next Monday. A single elimination tournament will be featured, with games being played on Bell Field. Winners will be awarded trophies. Sign-up sheets may be found on the bulletin boards in the post office and men’s gym, according to Richard Conant, IM director.
Tankmen Dunk Poets; Engage Arizona Today [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Tankmen Dunk Poets; Engage Arizona Today With an impressive win against Whittier under their belts, the Tiger tankmen will tangle this afternoon with the University of Arizona at 4 p.m. in Taylor Pool. The meet rates as a big question mark at the present, although the Wildcats were only able to garner 27 points against a mediocre UCLA aggregation. Poets Garner One First Against the Poets, the aquaactivators were able to grab firsts in every event but one as they swam all over, their hapless foes. Many races were extremely close, however. This was especially true in the 220 and 440 yard free style events. Fred “The Fish” Kroesche had to come from behind in both of hjs specialties to edge Eric Scott by scant inches. Two Toms Star Tom Hormel topped teammate Tom Mitchell in the 50 and 100 yard free style events by slim margins. Charley Miller took the back stroke event, while Dick Norman and Jim Ensign looked good in copping the breast stroke and individual medley races. An undermanned ...
Pop King Sought [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Pop King Sought An enterprising young man interested in earning his tuition, preferably a sophomore, is needed to run the concession business at athletic contests next year. The wages, according to Graduate Manager Lodi Galassi, are excellent, and any experience will prove Invaluable. Aspirants are asked to contact Galassi immediately in the GM’s office.
LOOK LIKE CHAMPS Bengals Defeat League-Leading Redlands on Dreher's 3-Hitter [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
LOOK LIKE CHAMPS Bengals Defeat League-Leading Redlands on Dreher's 3-Hitter Occidental’s upset victory over Redlands two weeks ago sends the fighting Tiger nine to Caltech tomorrow sharing the league lead with the Whittier Poets and the Redlands Bulldogs. Each club has won two while dropping one contest. The Occidental Tilgers looked like champions as they knocked off league-leading Redlands 3-1 before Easter vacation on Occidental baseball field. Complete Mastery Dick Dreher, making his first start for Oxy on the mound, pitched a careful three-hitter and got spectacular support. Offensively, Bill Anderson’s mauraders pounded the Bulldogs’ ace hurler, Wally Pitts, for five hits, including 400 foot homer by big Jim Burt. Burt’s tremendous poke proved the undoing of Pierre Provost’s outfit. Big Jim connected as leadoff in the home half of the second inning. Thus invigorated, the Tigers went on to notch two more quickies in the fifth. Walk Along And that was more than enough. For the ...
SOUTHLAND TRACKSTERS RATE ON NATIONAL LIST [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
SOUTHLAND TRACKSTERS RATE ON NATIONAL LIST By JIM TERRILL Although it may be news to the poet, the coming of spring turns a young man’s fancy to more things than thoughts of the fair sex. For each year the first robin is chased from its winter haven by the antics of strange creatures in short pants and spiked shoes. The addiction from which those young men suffer is a sport by the name of Track and Field. Oxy possesses such a group of energetic individuals as you may have observed. It may also be of interest to see just how good our team is and to see how it stacks up with other spike talent in the nation. Face Tough Teams The following is a list, as of March 31, which ranks the first 3 or 4 men for each event in the nation. Occidental has met or will meet one or more of the country’s best men at each event in its dual meet schedule. Teamwise, in USC and Stanford the Tigers face the two top teams in collegiate ranks. So don’t sell our competition short; it couldn’t be tougher. The 1...
Musclemen in Finale With ELAJC Tonight [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Musclemen in Finale With ELAJC Tonight Coach Roger Burke’s musclemen hope to close the 1953 season on a high note when they host the powerful ELAJC gym squad tonight in the Alumni Gym at 7:30. The Tigers led by their great gymnast, Don Lantz, have won three meets while only dropping two for an excellent record. Lantz, along with A 1 Quan, Paul Axe, Brent Wallis, John Worcester and the rest of the Tiger crew hope to notch their fifth victory at the hands of the Huskies.
Oxy-Trojan Frosh Clash [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 April 1953
Oxy-Trojan Frosh Clash FROSH TEAM hopes for an upset victory over SC in track titanic tomorrow on Patterson Field at 2 p.m. Pictured are, from left to right, first row: Al Haimson, Larry Foster, Rod Newcomb, Don Lyon, John Stechman, Vince Gilliland, Hal Hurley; second row: Clark Merrill, Ed Shinn, Vic Gilliland, Gene Anderson, Chuck Buck, Bill Carling, Wayne Barnes, Barney Polesky, mgr.; third row; Coach Dick Wells, Tom Meyer, Jim Mathias, Lyle Steadman, Bob Swan, Larry Newquist, Kelly Hester, Payton Jordan; fourth row: Art Holmes, Paul Walker, Nick Rodionoff, George Holland, John White, Dick Orb, Al Kiser, John Amy.