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Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
7HI OCCIDENTAL FRI., APRIL 17, 1953 OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE, LOS ANGELES 41, CALIF. VOL. LXVIII, NO. 20 EDITORIALS OCCIDENTAL IFRS., APRIL 17, 1953 OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE, LOS ANGELES 41, CALIF. VOL. LXVIII, NO. 20
Cilliland-Hansen Vie Two Seek Top ASOC Post; Voters to Pick 18 Officers [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Cilliland-Hansen Vie Two Seek Top ASOC Post; Voters to Pick 18 Officers Heading this year’s election slate are Bruce Gilliland and Bob Hansen, compete itors for the position of ASOC president. In other Oxy elections to be held simultaneously, Ray Taylor and Don Yokaitis will be battling it out for AMS prexy whila Jane Weldon and Nancy Van Law will be vying for the head spot in AWS. Student Interest and participation in this election have really run high, according to Jan Johnson, present ASOC secretary. “Many of those who submitted petitions, however, did not come up to the minimum scholastic requirements,” she added. Other ASOC offices for which Tigers will tussle are: Vicepresident—Jane Magnuson; Secretary—Vivian Dennistoun, Ginny Goss, Darlene Yates; Athletic Representative Richard Conant, Dick Rush, Claude Fiddler; Bengal Board Representative Craig Cunningham, George Novinger; Finance Representative —John Fuller, Jerry La Fleur, Conrad Tambor; Fine Arts Representative Martha Ada...
OXY PLAYERS PRESENT DRAMA FREE TO TIGERS [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
OXY PLAYERS PRESENT DRAMA FREE TO TIGERS Shakespeare’s wit and humor will grace the Thorne Hall stage next Friday evening when the Oxy Players’ production of “Much Ado About Nothing” is presented for the student body free of charge. La Nor Lombard is the direetor of this dramatic classic which teils the story of two love affairs, a villian and a matchmaker. In the leading roles will be Louis Mudge as Hero, Jim Warner as Claudio and Errol Allen as Don John. The latter is successful in making Claudio believe that Hero isn't as virtuous as she might be. The other pair of lovers are Bill McKenzie and Dee Sharpe In the roles of Benedict and Beatrice. These two create their own troubles, as Shakespeare displays his humor through their witty, sarcastic tongues and their constant bickering. Only after much matchmaking by Hero’s father, Ming Cho Lee as Leonartb. and by the other members of the court, do these two finally get together. In addition to Friday evening's production, there will al...
HOLLYWOOD PRES. TO HOLD OXY NIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
HOLLYWOOD PRES. TO HOLD OXY NIGHT “Oxy Night,” an evening of music and worship presented by Occidental students, will be held at the Hollywood Presbyterian church on April 26 from 6:45 to 8 p.m. Paul Young is chairman of the evening. Musical groups to be heard include the four fraternity quartets, the Occidental Glee Club and a special piano violin duet by John Browning and Mary Alice Marshall.
A Capeila Choir To Sing Concert [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
A Capeila Choir To Sing Concert The A Capeila annual spring concert will be held Wednesday, April 29, at 8:15 p.m. in Thorne Hall. The performance is open to the public free of charge. The program will feature Georgie Miller, pianist, as soloist, and the newly formed Madrigal Singers, made up of members of the choir, directed by Bill Priestly, senior conducting major. The women will sing “I Hear a Heart” by Brahms, accompanied by Tia Ward, harpist, and Allen Guse on the french horn. The choir will present a program of secular music. Concluding the program the ‘‘Festival Te Deum” by Benjamine Brittan will be sung. Soloists for portions of these numbers are: baritone, Bill Priestly; bass, Steve Gnagy; soprano, Patti Alford; and tenor, Don Taylor. Tuesday, April 21, the choir will sing for two assemblies at Roosevelt High. American folk songs and Negro spirituals will be presented. These selections will also be included in the spring concert.
Aqua Carnival Staged in May [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Aqua Carnival Staged in May Phi Epsilon Kappa, national physical education fratenity, is sponsoring its fifth annual water carnival on May 1 at 7:45 p.m. at Taylor Pool, according to Dave Herman, president. Hawaiian Holidays has been chosen as the theme, and Mel Whitaker is acting as chairman of the event. Special acts in the program Include diving by Paula Jean Myers, Olympic 3-meter champion and Willy Farrell, .who was fifth in the Olympic tryouts. Roger Burke, of the .physical education department, will present one trampoline act; and another will be given by a professional team. Comedy diving and relay are also special features. Price for the carnival is 90 cents for adults and 50 cents for children under 12. Tickets may be purchased at the gate or on campus from any physical education major.
Demos Elect [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Demos Elect Merrill Francis was elected president of the Young Democrats at their meeting of April 9. Other officers chosen at that time are: Jan Parra, vice-presi-dent; Joanne Anderson, secre-tary-treasurer and Bill Thomaas. publicity chairman. An invitation was also extend to the group to meet with the Eagle Rock YD's.
Honored Profs Leave For Year of Study [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Honored Profs Leave For Year of Study Two Occidental College professors, Dr, Kenneth S. Kurtz and Dr. Richard F. Reath, this week were notified by the Ford Foundation that they have been selected as recipients of faculty fellowship awards from the Fund for the Advancement of Education for the academic year 1953-54. Dr. Kurtz, of the English Depatrment, a Rhodes Scholar, will devote his year to a study of southwestern literature, economics and history. Dr, Reath, political science professor and director of the O e c td en t a 1 summer session, will study both high school and college methods of teaching political science in Institutions across the country, seeking opportunities for better coordination between the high school and college levels of education.
Five Seniors Picked For Phi Beta Kappa [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Five Seniors Picked For Phi Beta Kappa Five Tiger seniors were named this week to Occidental’s Delta chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Those honored were Elaine McCrory, Marlene Sweeney, Ed Titus. Barbara Travis and John Utzinger. Students chosen for the national honorary must maintain a nover-all grade point average of 3.50 or above during college career. Only a small percentage of each graduating class receives the honor, explains Dean Ben Culley.
Exchange Letters Due by Friday [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Exchange Letters Due by Friday “Sophomores planning to ajH ply for 1953-54 exchange student opportunities must, must, must have their letters in to us by next Friday,” announces Ginny Ross of the Student Est&lt; change Committee. The committee outlines information that should be included, in the application as follows: reasons for wanting to go; vital statistics such as age, class, major; interests and activities on an doff campus; languages spoken; travel -xperience in the U.S. and elsewhere. Spokesmen emphasize that no word limit is set, and that students may include anything they believe to be pertinent to their case. In expectancy of netting sufficient funds to again send two Oxyites to foreign ports to study, the Student Eschang® Drive will ferret out Black and Gold lucre from April 27 to May 1. Among the many plans for the week of fund-raising is a Pioneer Day, scheduled for Thursday, April 30. The junior class, under Dan Oredson, is in charge of the affair, which will...
Salsbury Wise Go for Finals [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Salsbury Wise Go for Finals Debaters Steve Salsbury and Joe Wise will leave this evening on their trip to the National Debate Finals at West Point. They have just completed one of the most successful years in Occidental debate history. Their itinerary will include stop-overs at Tulane, Georgetown and Northwestern universities for practice debates. At West Point they will compete against three of the outstanding teams from each of the twelve regional debate districts. Their over-all record for the past four years stands at 25 wins and 9 losses. They have been victorious in three major tournaments': the Western States at Denver, the Occidental Tournament of Peers and the Claremont Invitational Tournament. Their trip to the nationals is the high point in long speaking careers for both debaters.
Radosevich, Conger, Price, Shinnerer Get Press Posts [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Radosevich, Conger, Price, Shinnerer Get Press Posts Members of the student council put their heads together at a special session Tuesday afternoon, deliberated long and carefully and came up with next year’s slate of ASOC publications heads. Elected to fill the editors’ posts were Greg Radosevich for La Encina. Joyce Conger for The Occidental, Don Price for Fang, and Joyce Shinnerer for the Handbook. A group of nearly 40 students gathered with the council in the Women’s Lounge to make the meeting one of the best-attend-ed in recent years. Guests had no hesitancy about firing ques- tions at the candidates, especially those for The OccidentalThe complete list of candidates included Chuck Bradley, Joel Carl Olsen. Radosevich and Bob Stiffler for La Encina; Miss Conger, Carl Ginet and Ron Hayes for The Occidental; Price and Bob Stiffler for Fang. Miss Schinnerer was uncontested for her post.
Psychos to Act Out Cinderella [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Psychos to Act Out Cinderella '■The Freudian Slipper,” the Cinderella story with a psychological twist, will be enacted this afternoon as a feature of the annual Psychology Open House. Two performances, at 3:10 and 4:10, have been set for F2B. Producer Herb Gatzke has rounded up a group for the acting chores. Rusti Russell has the feimnine lead, Jim Kickels will play Prince Charming and Janie Magnuson is cast as the •wicked “step-housemother.” "Crazyhead" Colehouse Elroy (’‘Crazyhead”) Colehouse, played by Gordon Mackechnie, provides an interesting deviation from the original plot, as does the vocational counselor, enacted by Joan Currey. Jeanne Jamison and Jo Teasley play the traditional ugly step-sisters, and Bill Smith is a stunt man. Bev Probst and Dave Cole have the roles of Cinderella’s godparents. Open House begins at 2 p.m. with an equipment demonstration the Psych Annex. Students outside the department will get an opportunity to become familiar with psychological apparatus....
Seniors Perform In Final Recitals [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Seniors Perform In Final Recitals Between now and the end of the semester, six seniors will present their Senior Recitals. Bill Priestley will give his recital on Monday, April 20, in Alumni Chapel by conducting the choir. The next night Juliet Anderson, soprano, will sing in the Music Chapel. Joan Grace, ’ contralto, will also sing the following Monday, April 27, in the Music Chapel. In May, Charles Stewart will conduct the orchestra on the fifth; Tia Ward, harpist, plays on the 24th at the Music Chapel at 4:00, and Gary Hall, tenor, will sing on the 25th.
Seniors Make Final Plans [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Seniors Make Final Plans The Senior calendar of parting activities is now in the making, reports Dixon Trueblood, class president. On Wednesday, April 22, the Seniors will take off for Huntington Beach on their annual Ditch Day. Volley ball, softball, football and lots of food will be ready for a full day of fun. In a more formal atmosphere, the Seniors will dress up for their Senior Dinner Dance to be held at the Chapman Park Hotel on May 2. A band has yet to be chosen for the affair. On May 28, all of Oxy will view the Class of ’53 as the Seniors present their traditional assembly in Thorne Hall on "Class Day.” Saturday morning, June 13, the Seniors will gather at the Pasadena Athletic Club for the Class Breakfast. Sunday, June 14, will be Baccalaureate in the morning and Commencement at 7:30 p.m.
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Sophs Stage Record Dance [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Sophs Stage Record Dance Strictly Social The sophomore class, under the leadership of the class council, will sponsor a posttrack dance tonight on the deck of Taylor Pool. The affair will be free and the entire student body is invited. Marcia Merrick is chairman of the refreshments committee. Cookies and punch will be served. Dancing will be to records featuring top name bands; the records will later be donated to the mixer fund. No dates are necessary for the dance. The class council is composed of Mark Trotter, president; Steve Colwell, veep; Barbara Nichols, secretary; and John Trueblood and Dodo Kirkpatrick, social chairmen.