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Get Gownedl [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 April 1953
Get Gownedl Seniors are urged by Bookstore Spokesman Craig Cunningham to be on time for their appointments to get outfitted for the Big Exit in June. A note should be delivered to Box 233 by any senior unable to keep his cap and gown apopintment.
Time to Take Hour Leap [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 April 1953
Time to Take Hour Leap Bengals (and other people, too) will lose an hour of sleep, or of term paper work, or of sundry other activities this Saturday night, as all clocks move their hands up one hour. The switch from Standard to Daylight Saving Time will be effective Sunday morning, but will not alter the customary 2 a.m, Saturday night deadline for dormitories.
A Capella Sings Next Wednesday [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 April 1953
A Capella Sings Next Wednesday The annual A Capella spring concert will be held next Wednesday at 8:15 p.m. in Thorns Hall. The performance Is open to the public free of charge. The choir will open the program with ‘‘Light After Dark, ness” by Olds and “Whitman Sketches” by Klein. “I Hear a, Harp” by Brahms will be accompanied by Tia Ward, harpist, and Allen Guse on th« French horn. Madrigal Singers The newly-formed Madrigal singers, made up of members of the choir, directed by Bill Priestly, will present “April is in My Mistress’ Face” by, Thomas Morley, “In These Delightful Pleasant Groves” by Purcell, and “Sing We and Chant it” by Thomas Morley. George Miller, piano soloist, will play “Impromptu, F Sharp Major” by Chopan and “Toccata” by Alec Templeton. Four solo numbers will ba presented. “Erie Canal” arranged by Scott will be sung by Steve Gnagy, baritone. Patricia Alford, soprano, will sing “Inconstant Lover” arranged by Malin. “Juanita Bound” arranged by Gaul will be presente...
NEWS BITS [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 April 1953
NEWS BITS The Geology Club will hold tts first meeting since its Grand Canyon Easter vacation field trip next Thursday at 8 p.m. In Fowler 38, according to Joe Birman, adviser. The program will include movies and slides taken on the trip, presentation of awards to winners of the hand specimen contest and the beauty-contest election of Miss Vishnu Schist of 1953. Bob Hunter, personnel director at Paramount Studios, will be guest speaker at the regular meeting of the Christain Life Series In Alumni Chapel next Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. * * * The Pre-Med Club will hold Sts next meeting Thursday, at 7 p.m. in Fowler 28, according to Bruce Gilliland, president. Dr. Richard Kauk, noted eye, ear, nose and throat specialist, will show and narrate a film on a cataract operation. • * * Joanne Grace, contralto, accompanied by Mrs. Donna Barnes, will give her senior recital Monday at 8:15 p.m. in the Music Chapel. Folk songs, love songs and modern numbers will be included. The public Is cordially...
Yosemite Scenes Nature' Workshop [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 April 1953
Yosemite Scenes Nature' Workshop The Yosemite Field School announces its twenty-ninth annual workshop in methods of interpretation of natural historty to be held this summer from June 22 to August 8 in Yosemite National Park, California. The summer naturalist program features practical work in techniques on nature walks, in museum talks, programs before camptire audiences and work with groups of children. It also deals with related matters such as museum procedures and administration, use and preparation of museum and library materials, and organization and functions of the different departments within the National Park Service. The purpose of the program is to give interested and qualified persons a practical contact with “the natural park idea”— the nature preservation concept—so that they may more clearly apply it in any kind of naturalist work, including school curricula of all grade levels. Applicants must be college graduates or have had experience equivalent to a college degr...
New Club Organized [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 April 1953
New Club Organized Foreign language students are completing plans for an Oxy chapter of Alpha Mu Gamma, national honrary language fraternity, announces Dr. Gabriele Benton, the group’s adviser. Officers for the new club were chosen at the first meeting. Ursula Ulrich will handle the president’s chores with Bill Rowland acting as veep. Mrs. Ulrich and Rowland are both junior transfers from Los Angeles City College and were members of the organization at that school. Bill Kerr, a junior, was elected treasurer, and graduate student Roberta Rodes is secretary.
Tigers Back From UN Meet: Model Session* Sees Action [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 April 1953
Tigers Back From UN Meet: Model Session* Sees Action With approximately 550 student delegates from western colleges and universities, Occidental’s 13 repre-* sentatives took active part in activities at the third annual Model United Nations held last Wednesday through Saturday at Berkeley. Rick Norton, head of the Tiger delegation, states that the United States and the USSR groups “achieved the impossible” in concurring in a proposal for disarmament. Another surprise situation presented at the conference was the announcement that British troops stationed at the Suez Canal had been attacked by Egypt. UCLA was chosen by the group as the site for next year’s sessions. Oxy’s delegation, with Miss Marjory Morrall as chaperone, were housed at Cal sorority and fraternity houses.
Church to Feature Oxy Entertainers [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 April 1953
Church to Feature Oxy Entertainers This Sunday evening will feature “Oxy Night,” an evening of music and entertainment presented by Occidental students at the Hollywood Presbyterian Church at 7:15 Among those who will present music during the service are; Dan Remeta, Bruce Baggett and Julius Grollman in a clarinet trio; Mary Alyce Marshall and John Browning in a violin and piano duet; and the Men’s and Women’s Glee Clubs. These groups will sing two spirituals: “I Want Jesus to Walk with Me” with Mary Holt as soloist and “Poor Wayfarer Strangres” with Robert Hauert in the solo part. The invocation will be given by Dale Bruner and Dave Mer- rihue will read the Scripture. Dr. Louis Evans will deliver the sermon, which will be one of his last before leaving his post at the Hollywood church to be-‘ come the Presbyterians’ Min-ister-at-Large.
Curiosity Calls [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 April 1953
Curiosity Calls Are you curious? Inquisitive? You have no doubt noticed the antique love seat at the bottom of the stairway leading to the reserve room of the Library. It has special ropes to keep pass-ers-by from sitting down. But, if you have a real curiosity “bump,” you are urged to lilt up the lidlike seat. Chances are you’ll be surprised by what you see.
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 April 1953
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Formal, Costume Themes.. Featured at Frat Dances [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 April 1953
Formal, Costume Themes.. Featured at Frat Dances Varied themes and novelties will be featured tomorrow night at the annual Spring semester fraternity dances. The second annual Dixie Ball will have as its setting the SAE House, which will be decorated along a Showboat theme. Dress for the affair is formal. Dave Christ, social chairman of the fraternity, has been working on the plans. Music for the dancers will be furnished by Eddie Jackson and h : band. A Dixie Queen will also be presented. The traditional Star and Crescent Ball will be staged at the Santa Ynez Inn by the Kappa Sigs. The affair will be strictly formal with the men wearing white dinner jackets. The KZs are planning a din-ner-dance and an all-Kappa Sig orchestra from USC and UCLA will provide the dance music. Bob Caneday, social chairman, is in charge of the arrangements. A gangster theme will be featured at the Fiji House tomorrow night and all couples will come appropriately attired. Wingy Manone and his band will be...
Seniors Plan Dinner-Dance [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 April 1953
Seniors Plan Dinner-Dance Saturday, May z, ine seniors will be attending one of their last class social events before leaving these hallowed halls. At this time, they will be given the opportunity to dismiss thoughts of comprehensives in the El Corral Room of the Chapman Park Hotel at the annual Senior Dinner-Dance. The time is 8 p.m. and the price is $8 per couple, for seniors who desire dancing and a change from the usual Union menu. Co-chairmen Jean Douglass and Dixon Trueblood announce that the affair is to be not formal but dressv. with dark suits in order for | ’ men and dressy dresses for t women. All seniors and their dates (not necessarily seniors themselves) are Invited. For those seniors who have not taken the prerequisite course of Los Angeles map plotting, the Chapman Park Hotel can be found on Alexandria just off Wilshire. It is hoped that seniors will turn out “en masse” for the traditional class dinner-dance.
WIT'S END [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 April 1953
WIT'S END j P£r&lt;Nl^TON Fan Club: We are forced to admit to you before you start this, that WIT'S END is definitely not going to be anything worth reading this week. We scribes have been swamped this last week with a number of activities, none of which include a scintilating journaliistic endeavor. Consequently, when deadline rolled around it found one of us at the door of death with a cold while the other was frantically writing a three week overdue English paper . . . neither of us exactly in the mood to take our pens in hand and write a cheery little bit of our social fluff, which we are so clever in turning out. Well, we finally broke down —after all, the situation was getting “out of control” and Hank Dickson was beginning to turn gray. We sat ourselves down at our typewriter and this is what happened . . . Last weekend the Arnold Air Society gave their annual Military Ball, featuring the honorary Colonel Gloria Clark with Rel Schmitt, and honorary Majors Marti Sederl...
Pledges Wash Automobiles [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 April 1953
Pledges Wash Automobiles Yesterday afternoon at 4:30 the car-washing activities of all sorority pledges going through Hell Week concluded. Only 60 cents was charged for each car washed; the money earned will be used to finance a scholarship for a worthy senior woman student. Each pledge for each of the five sororities was required to put. in at least two hours of vigorous scrubbing during the week. The washing was done over Erdman Hall on the road leading to the Greek Bowl. Sorority actives were on hand to supervise the work and to collect the money. Beta Patti Burns was in charge of all the fi n .
Hopefuls Presented [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 April 1953
Hopefuls Presented Candidates for AWS officers were presented at the AWS assembly last Tuesday at 11 o’clock. Running for the office of president are; Nancy Van Law and Jane Weldon. Contending for the office of vice-president are: Joanne Anderson, Pat Hart and Dottie Rei t z e 11. Phyllis Malmgreen, Marty Peck and Jan Shively are competing for the office of secretary. In the running for the office of treasurer are: Diane Anderson, Linda Lyman and Lois Weleba. Mary Lou Breniman and Marjorie Morton are competing for the job of publicity chairman. Present AWS officers include Genie Nelson, president; Barbara Travis, vice-president; Jane Weldon, secretary; Barbara Kennedy, treasurer, and Doris Chien, publicity chairman. The assembly also featured the customary surprise entertainment. Charmelne Renick sang a solo with Joanne Grace accompanying at the piano.
Plans Progress on Pan-Hell Formal [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 April 1953
Plans Progress on Pan-Hell Formal With the setting of the Riviera Country Club, and the music of Carol Wax, the annual spring Pan Hellenic formal will be held on May 8. Members of the Pan Hellenic Council are making arrangements for this event. The dance will begin at 8:30 p.m. and refreshments will be served. This will also be an occasion for celebration of passing the deadline for History of Civ term papers.