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Drill Successful On Oxy Campus [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 October 1952
Drill Successful On Oxy Campus Oxy’s air raid drill last week was dubbed “successful” by head of the the Civil Defense ! Committee Charles N. Butt. Reports havfe it, however, that, among other defects, the sirens could have been more widely audible. Among those in charge of the various problems which arise during an air raid are Mr. Harold Hare, selection of shelter areas; Charles Trowbridge and Payton Jordon, first aid; Miss Hoit, employees and housing; Dean Culley, students; Pavid Cole, morale; and Dr. Raymond Selle, sanitation. The committee is meeting twice a month to plan a program of Civil Defense for Occidental College. Their main job so far this semester has been to organize their committee and inform the members on the steps to be exercised in case an emergency presents itself. Eventually students will be appointed to shoulder some of the responsibility of Civil Defense in all housing that is connected with the college. When the siren blows, Butt instructs, all students are...
Baton Artist Duo Sparks Bengal Band [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 October 1952
Baton Artist Duo Sparks Bengal Band Two vivacious additions to Oxy’s half-time grid festivities this year are Geanie Owen and Jan Kerr, majorettes with the Bengal band. Miss Owen, frosh, has been head majorette of Chowchilla High fin the San Joaquin Valley) for the past Ixk1 x k years. The blue-eyed senorita, blonde frosh in last year’s twirling contest at Berkeley, received the rating of “excellent.” She has participated in the Hollywood Santa Claus Parade and the Long Beach All-West-ern Band Review. Miss Kerr, brunette sophomore. twirled for Oxy last year. She helped design the while and gold satin majorette uniforms. Miss Kerr attended high school in Miami, Fla., where she twirled in the annual New' Year’s Day Orange Bowl games for two years. As a majorette she took trips which her band w'on to Cuba, Chicago, and different parts of Florida. The half-timd performance of the girls represents many hours of practice, with lots of bruises thrown in. At present Miss Kerr is sporting a ...
NEWS BITS [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 October 1952
NEWS BITS A special bus furnished by the Eisenhower headquarters will take all interested Oxy Republicans to the Pan-Pacific Auditorium in Los Angeles next Thursday to hear their candidate speak. All interested are to meet in the Wylie parking lot at 5:30. The next regular meeting of the' group will be next Wednesday at 12:30 in J25. Students interested in-playing in brass choirs, woodwind groups, and saxophone ensembles can further that interest by seeing John Lindfors or Chuck Stewart in Thorne 9 at 9:00 a.m. or 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday. A perform- ance at the annual orchestra concert, and possibly an organized pep band for games are hoped for outcomes of the groups. A YW-YM fall gathering at Camp Seeley next weekend, October 17th-l9th, will feature Edward Nestingen, program secretary for the national student organization, as resource leader. Fcrr further information, students may see Chaplain Hu Noble, who is the leader of one of the study groups. The Occidental Dance G...
Bell to Speak [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 October 1952
Bell to Speak Dr. William J. Bell, minister of Christian education of the Eagle Rock Presbyterian Church, will be guest speaker at the student church Sunday worship service this weekend. The program will begin at 11:30 a.m. as usual. Dick Rush will assume duties as student minister, while the scripture will be read by Bob Hansen. A fun night in the Women’s gym is in store for those attending Fireside Fellowship this Sunday night. Barbara Jones is in charge of this affair, which will begin at 6:45. Vespers next Thursday will be handled by freshman Barbara Broad. Her theme is Christianity on the campus. This event will take place in the music chapel at 6:45.
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Annual Round Robin Dances [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 October 1952
Annual Round Robin Dances Women of Erdman, Haines and Orr Halls are now hard at work planning the Women’s Dorm Dances to be held at the residence halls on Friday, October 17. Themes of the formal dances are to be kept a secret until that final evening, as usual. Music for the dances will be provided either by records or by station O-X-Y. The three small women’s residences have been invited to plan and attend the dances: La Casa is working with Orr Hall, Campus House with Erdman Hall, and Armadale with Haines Hall. In charge of the dance at Erdman Hall are Nancy Hicks, general chairman, Jean Jamison, Janet Bernays, Diane Harden, Lucille Reitzell and Mary Grove. Refreshments of punch and do-nuts will be served. , The Haines Hall dance is under the direction of the vicepresident, Barbara Kennedy and Janet Olson; with the entitre dorm acting as committees to provide refreshments, entertainment and decorations. At Orr Hall the vice-presi-dent, Carol Bowles, assisted by Sally Palmer and G...
AWS Assembly Scheduled Tues. [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 October 1952
AWS Assembly Scheduled Tues. Highlighted by Bobbie Cook's talk and slides on Greece, the AWS will hold its first meeting in Alumni Chapel on Tuesday, October 14. Announcements will be made by president Genie Nelson. Foreign students Aziza Rashad from Egypt, Emy Layague from the Philippines, Nanetta Makrinikola from Greece, Sumako Kimizuka from Japan and Gertrud Peetz from Germany will be introduced. “Each month, surprise student talent will be presented,’’ stated Sophia Dimitriadis, assembly chairman. Other AWS officers are Vice-President Barbara Travis, Secretary Jane Weldon, Treasurer Barbara Kennedy, Publicity Doris Chien and Sponsor Chairman Anne Radford.
Women Picnic At Yosemite [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 October 1952
Women Picnic At Yosemite Last Wednesday, October 8, 130 sponsors and sponsees met for a picnic at 5:30 in Yosemite Park. The purpose for this get-to-gether was to help all new women become better acquainted with each other and their sponsors. The women participated in baseball and volleyball games which were planned by Bev Stunden, representing WRA. A spaghetti dinner was served to all who attended. Special guests included Miss Elizabeth McCloy, supervisor organization, and Dean Elsie May Smithies. The picnic is an annual AWS activity.
Women Elect Presidents [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 October 1952
Women Elect Presidents Freshmen and Sophomore women recently elected their presidents to represent them on the AWS council. Representing the freshmen women for the year will be Dorothy Backus. Other duties of Miss Backus Include cleaning out the costume room in Orr basement with the help of her classmates and the planning of the traditional freshmen women's assembly for AWS. Lois Weleba was elected by the Sophomore women to represent them on the AWS council. Miss Weleba will be in charge of the main Sophomore class project, the planning and presentation of the annual HiJinks, a social affair for all college women students. Freshmen women’s president last year was Lois Akin, and the Sophomore women’s president was Jane Weldon. Oxy’s orchestra recently elected the following officers; Dick Waller, president; Mary Alyce Marshall, vice president; and Ann Tiff, secretary. The group also plan a party for November 21st, and a concert for November 24th in Alumni Hall.
'Pfi<jafeectmy [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 October 1952
'P f i&lt;jafeectmy By Joan Davis Congratulations, new Fro s h officers! This felicitation is a little late, but it is sincerely meant, nonetheless. First home football game found a booming crowd out to witness the heart reaker. However, card stunts were great and I wish to thank all those who sat in the section because they read my column. I was also happy to see what a wide following I have at the local grammar schools, judging by the number of small-fry present. However, let me assure you that the ONE orange card in the black section didn't belong to a ten-year-old. This is just a note to infrom new students and remind old students that we DO have a lost and found at Oxy. All finders and losers should report their respective trepidations to the switchboard operator located in Johnson Hall. She keeps all the loot and you may find your pen, watch, dinks, or eye-glasses in her box. Round Robin turned out to be a huge success—irregardless of the fact that one unsuspecting vic...
'Witt SmC [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 October 1952
'Witt SmC Strictly Social FRIDAY, OCT. 3, 1952, LOS ANGELES 41 Greeting Sports Fans: Grasping our pins in our not little appendages, your smooth, sophisticated society reporters, who do nothing but stay at home, will endeavor to give you, firsthand, the latest scintilating commentary on the social life at fair Occidental. Did you know that Alpha Sherry Brown and Fiji Bob Donaldson were pinned??? Of course you did! We’re sure you also knew about Zeta Jean Cosh’s engagement to S. C.’s Bob Boyer, but we’re printing it anyway for the benefit of the social squares. How to win friends and influence people department: Don't foarget to congratulate new actives KZ Walt Tyler, and Alphas Carolyn Wright and Joan Angus. Also Gammas Dottie Reitzell and Rachel Bryant; Betas Joan Pellet, JoAnn Stone, Rosie Chamberlin, and Lois Weleba, ipho are going active to night. The KZ's also have three new pledges: Don Allen, Mike Shuman and Bill Kerr. Congratulations to them and to new Beta pledge, Louis Mud...
Parents, Friends Invited To Dorm Open House Sunday [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 October 1952
Parents, Friends Invited To Dorm Open House Sunday All men and women’s dormitories will open their doors to parents and friends of the college this Sunday, October 12, from 2 until 4 p.m. The purpose of the Dormitory Open House is to enable students and friends of the college, who would not otherwise have the opportunity, to see all the rooms in the dormitories. The students in each dormitory have been busily decorating their rooms for the visitors’ close inspection. Guides will be provided to take the guests on tour throughout all the rooms, and head residents and dorm presidents will be on hand to greet all the visitors. Presidents of the dorms are: Craig Cunningham, Swan; Jerry Burnett, Wylie; Ann Con- ner, Haines; Frances Wellman, Erdman; and Lucille Johnson, Orr. Refreshments will be served in the living room of each dormitory. Following the open house in the dorms, a vesper service will be held at 4 p.m. in Thorne Hall. All students, parents and friends of the College are invi...
Greeks Hold Robin Dances [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 October 1952
Greeks Hold Robin Dances Last Friday Oxy fellows and gals entered into the mad night life of the ATO, KZ, PGD and SAE fraternities by participating in the annual fraternity Round Robin dance. The full moon lit up the scene of two goats and a mother donkey grazing beneath the trees outside the ATO “High Noon” tavern. From behind the swinging doors came the music of Chuck Stewart and his combo, while Don Ziegler, as an appropriately dressed bartender, dispensed soft drinks at the bar. The Kappa Sigs again opened the doors to their exclusive Parisian cafe. Patrons were greeted by Steve Cochran, Warner Brothers actor. Ken Edwards, chief waiter, and his staff saw to the ease and comfort of the guests. “Movietime SAE” was featured by the “Las Vegas Story” which depicted the true essence of that city’s life. Toga-draped Bill Rohr and his boys entertained in the picturesque patio of Nero. The Fiji Circus arrived in town at 8:30, just in time to enter into the spirit of the Round Robin. All ...
Ceremonies Held [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 October 1952
Ceremonies Held By Erdman, Orr True to tradition, two of the Occidental women’s dorms, Orr and Erdman recently held their ceremonies in which the ideals of dorm life are presented. Erdman’s Fidelitas was held at 10 p.m. on September 21 in Orr Gardens. Fran Wollman, dorm president, gave a speech in which the dorm Ideals were set forth. Others helping Miss Wollman were Janet Bernays and Jean Jamison, vice presidents; Pat Hart, secretary; Jean Brownhill, treasurer; and Nancy Hicks, historian. Orr’s Firelighting ceremony and dessert was held on Tuesday, October 7 at 6:45 p.m. The guests of the evening included Miss Elsie May Smithies, Dean of Women; Miss Elizabeth MeCloy, librarian; Mrs. Arthur Coons; Mrs. Frances Van Natla, head resident; and Mrs. Lenore Wood, assistant head resident. The highlights of the ceremony included a short speech by Maxine Bell, freshman; Barbara Jones, sophomore; Helen Crafts, junior; and Clara Thompson, senior, setting the standards for their respective clas...
SAN FRAN SPOTLIGHTS THIRD OXY GRID BATTLE [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 10 October 1952
SAN FRAN SPOTLIGHTS THIRD OXY GRID BATTLE By TOM PETERSON The Occidental Tigers, with a full traveling squad of 35 high-spirited men, will soar off into the wild blue yonder from Burbank Municipal Airport tomorrow morning at 7:00 via a commercial United Airlines plane. These same Bengals are scheduled to arrive in San Francisco at 9*.15 a.m., and will proceed immediately to Cox Stadium where they will tangle with the highly touted San Francisco State Gators at 2:30 p.m. Oxy is bouncing into Saturday’s tilt off a so-so showing with Santa Barbara last Friday and no doubt have vengeance in their eye pointed directly at the Bay City eleven. On the other hand, San Francisco State is hotter than a Fourth of July firecracker, having steamrollered over Pepperdine, 21-0, and last week squeezing out a decision over Whittier, 38-26. Tigers 12-Point Underdogs Tomorrow’s encounter finds the Tigers 12-point underdogs. The Cox Stadium grid titanic will pit the powerful Orange and Black running gam...