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Oxy Newspaper Wins Fall Honor Rating [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 8 May 1953
Oxy Newspaper Wins Fall Honor Rating “First Class Honor Rating’’ was recently awarded to The Occidental by Associated Collegiate Press in its survey of college newspapers for the 1952-53 fall semester. This is the fifth consecutive time The Occidental has rated this award, according to Hank Dickson, editor. Graded on news values and sources, news writing and editing, typography, department pages and special features, The Occidental garnered 940 out of a possible 1000 points. Judged superior on ail counts were the feature and sports pages, something the paper has never rated before. Jan Kerr and Doug Hawkes served as respective feature and sports editors. Serving on last fall’s editorial staff were Joyce Conger and Doreen Bradley, news editors; Ron Hayes, copy editor; Joan Angus, society editor; and Doug Smoyer, business manager. Next week's edition of The Occidental will feature a four-page magazine section. Short stories, poetry, news features, and other student creative work will ...
Last Humor Sheet To Come Out Monday [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 8 May 1953
Last Humor Sheet To Come Out Monday Fang magazine, known locally as the “campus slicksheet,” t4i e “Occidental funnybook” and the “proofreader’s nightmare,” will vend its last issue of the school year next Monday. The humor book promises to be a welcome relief for students exhausted by required reading assignments, term papers and 3-D movies, according to Bob Hansen, editor. ' Short stories by Don Michaels, Chuck Wilson and Claire Jenks and artwork by Donna Hawkes, Chuck Welborn and Carol Davis will grace the pages. Tiger Taps will be selling the comic publication all day Monday, while the Bookstore will offer the magazine for the remainder of the week. A special feature in the final edition, according to Hansen, Is the two-page parody of The Occidental, which will attempt to expose the underlying policies of the campus, news sheet.
New Section Coming [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 8 May 1953
New Section Coming An extra four-page section will be added to next week’s issue of The Occidental, and will be headed The Occidental Magazine, Hank Dickson, editor, announced this week. Featured will be winning entries in the recent Forest Lawn competition, short stories and feature articles, Dickson said.
Jobs Still Open For Summertime [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 8 May 1953
Jobs Still Open For Summertime Students interested in summer jobs may still have &amp; chance to line one up during the next week, according to Miss Carol Rapson of the Oxy Placement Office. Next Tuesday at 11 a.m. representatives of “Childcraft” will interview summer employees in J25. They offer an opportunity to earn $lOOO during th» summer in their program. Full details will be provided at th« group meeting. A representative of the Glendale Girl Scouts will visit tha campus next Thursday at 10 a.m. to interview prospectiv* camp counselors. A fine opportunity is offered to gain experience in group work. Information on other fin* counseling and recreation positions open for summer workers may be obtained from Mis* Rapson. The California State Employment Service, 525 S. Flower in Los Angeles, is also coordinating the hiring of summer people for a variety of jobs, particularly camp counseling. Application blanks may be obtained from the Placement Office in Johnson 6 or from t...
Cadets Stand ROTC Review [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 8 May 1953
Cadets Stand ROTC Review The Occidental AF-ROTC unit was reviewed by officers from the Fourth Air Force in the annual Federal Inspection on Wednesday and Thursday of this week. Each year all phases of the ROTC program at each school must undergo a rigorous inspection by top ranking officers. The inspectors visited classes and inspected the facilities of the unit on Wednesday. On Thursday they reviewed a full dress parade of the entire cadet corps. The review also constituted the Occidental entry in the competition with Caltech for the Brooks Shoes award. Oxy copped the award last year. Oxy’s unit is also in the midst of making preparation for tha Drill Team and Best Squadron competition to be held on Armed Forces Day, May 16, at UCLA. Cadet Master Sergeant Morris Parker has been rounding his drill team -into shape for the affair as has been Cadet Major George Stevens, commander of Squadron C, which will represent the unit in the squadron competition.
Jenkins Wins Award For Graduate Work [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 8 May 1953
Jenkins Wins Award For Graduate Work Ken Jenkins, a senior, was Informed this week that a $750 general scholarship will be awaiting him at the Claremont Graduate School should he decide to go on with a year’s graduate work in political economy. A poli-sci major graduating this June, Jenkins is a World War II veteran of the Marine Corps. He has been president of the Young Democrats and a staff writer for The Occidental and Fang.
ART SHOW TO END [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 8 May 1953
ART SHOW TO END The Inter collegiate Student Art Show will conclude its showing in the Thorne foyer tomorrow afternoon, according to Nancy Hicks, president s of the local Art Club. Showing are works by students from Scripps, Pomona, LA State and Oxy. Miss Hicks states that plans are being made to establish an inter collegiate art club which would hold monthly meetings at each of the member colleges.
APG Selects For New Term [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 8 May 1953
APG Selects For New Term New officers for Alpha Phi Gamma, national journalism fraternity, to take over duties for next year’s activities were announced this week by retiring president, Hank Dickson. Assuming the post of president will be Ron Hayes, junior, who will be assisted by Vicepresident Dean Hewitt, junior; Secretary Joan Angus, sophomore; and Pledgemaster Don Price, junior. Final activities for this year include a trip by several members of the group this weekend to Santa Barbara, where they will be the guests of the Santa Barbara chapter. On Saturday, May 16, a farewell party for the four graduating seniors in the group will be held. Those honored will be Norma Sturgeon, Doug Hawkes, Jim Gruber and Bill Smith. Mr. Lloyd Ritter, former Oxy journalism instructor, will continue as sponsor for the group next year. Retiring officers, besides Dickson, include Jim Gruber, veep; Mary Oliver, secretary; and Joan Cornelius, pledgemaster.
Help Wanted for Trona Chem Plant [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 8 May 1953
Help Wanted for Trona Chem Plant The American Potash and Chemical Corporation recently contacted Placement Office regarding summer jobs in their Trona plant, according to Miss Carol Rapson, placement officer. Located 180 miles from Los Angeles, there are openings for undergraduates or graduates in science or enginering who will receive their degrees in ’54 or ’55. The students employed will work in the production and engineering departments and have an opportunity to attend informative lectures on the development and operation of the Trona process. Applications should be mailed by May 15, and blanks may be obtained in the Placement Office, Johnson 6.
Chemists Meet [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 8 May 1953
Chemists Meet Student chemists from Redlands, Caltech, San Diego State and Oxy convened on the local campus last Saturday afternoon for a regional meeting of the Student Affiliate of the American Chemical Society. Dr. Harry Fisher, presidentelect of the American Chemical Society,* gave an after-dinner talk on “Synthetic Rubber and Its Meaning.”
SAE's, KZ's Share Honors for Spring Sing Before Thorne Throng [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 8 May 1953
SAE's, KZ's Share Honors for Spring Sing Before Thorne Throng The SAE’s and Kappa Sigs walked off with respective top honors in the choral and quartet competition last Monday evening as the 17th annual Inter-Fraternity Spring Sing was held before a packed Thorne Hall throng. The numerous Sig Alph singing aggregation set the judges’ hearts a-patter for the second consecutive year as they walked of again with the trophy for choral singing. Dudley Frank conducted the group. The KZ’s broke Into the win column for the first time in the history of the sing as the talented combo of Walt Tyler, Dan Stark, Bruce Baggett and Tom Paul garnered first in quartet competition with its rendition of “Undecided.” The KZ’s also took home an exquisite good luck “horseshoe” as they -displaced the Fiji’s from their cellar spot in choral singing last year. Quartets The Phi Gam quartet, composed of Taylor Elrod, John Trueblood, Chip Hoffman and Bob Carr, grabbed second place. The SAE forusome of Dudley Fra...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 8 May 1953
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 8 May 1953
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Girls Receive Two Honors In Festival [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 8 May 1953
Girls Receive Two Honors In Festival Highlighting the long-antici-pated May Day was the crowning of Marcia Chamness as Queen of the- May during the festival at the Greek Bowl. Her princesses were Nancy Nay Penney and Margie Reavis. Genie Nelson was honored as the most outstanding senior woman. Girls from near-by high schools and junior colleges were Invited to visit the campus and to hear a panel discussion on college life. Other activities of the day included a fashion show, water ballet and luncheon in Freeman Union. Nancy Van Law was the coordinator of this year’s May Day.
Prospecting [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 8 May 1953
Prospecting By Joan Davis Sorry to disappoint everyv body, but it seems that I have no substitute to write my column for me this week it seems to be the style these t days. Nobody's snoopy enough to take my place anyway. At last our Easter Week weather has come upon us! Even UCLA and Cal vacationists rrvised It, so we don’t have to envy them their week at the beach any more than they envied us. One nice bit of news, in case it isn’t printed up elsewhere in this paper; Taylor Pool will be open to Oxy students at no extra charge for the remaining weekends of the semester. This is the straight dope from a P.E. major who KNOWS. May Day workers and visitors had a busy day last Saturday, as well as some Swan Hall gentlemen (?) who brought out their binoculars to look over the prospects. Anybody who has any special favorites might go In and tell Mies Brady about it. I’m sure she'd be very cooperative. Speaking of cooperation. May Day just went beuatifully. Congratulations to May Queen Merc...