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Seminar to Air Political Issues [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
Seminar to Air Political Issues A seminar on contemporary political issues is currently being held each Tuesday evening in Johnson 25 for the purpose of determining what the Christian viewpoint should be on certain problems confronting today’s political leaders. Last week Dr. Paul Johnson led a discussion on the problems of Loyalty paths in the United States. Tentative plans for next week call for a discussion, led by lsr. Poon-Kan Mok, of the affairs in the Far East. For several weeks after the election, the group will continue to meet in order to look into the more significant problems facing the new administration. The symposium is being sponsored by the Social Responsibility Commission.
Grad Receives History Honor [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
Grad Receives History Honor Boyd Collins, graduate and history major, was recently awarded a gold-on-silver medal by the Pasadena Unit of The Steuben Society of America for excellence in history. Presentation was made at a luncheon in the Green Room last Monday by Kurt P. Edell, chairman of the Dr. Albert B. Faust Unit, No. 200, Pasadena. Attending the luncheon were Dean Glenn S. Dumke, and members of the history faculty, Drs. Osgood Hardy, P. K. Mok, James G. Bickley, Gabriele V. Benton, and Prof. Leland S. Babcock.
NEWS BITS [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
NEWS BITS Dawson Trotman will be the guest speaker at the regular Tuesday meeting of the Christian Life series. This meeting will be a continuation of the "Motivations for Living” theme. Trotman’s topic will be “The Missing Link.” The meeting, which begins at 12:20, will be held in Alumni Chapel. * * * The Laurean Society, under the leadership of Collene Kistler, will hold a theater party next Thursday evening. Future plans include addresses by Carol Rapson of the Placement Office, Dr. Glenn S. Dumke and Miss Evelyn Thompson of the English department. * * * A meeting for all girls interested in becoming members of the Sponsers’ Corps Drill team will be held next Tuesday, fourth hour, in the Alumni Gym. Pertinent information regarding the organization will be presented at this meeting.
Wood Fills ROTC Spot [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
Wood Fills ROTC Spot Newly appointed Senior Tactical officer of the AF-ROTC unit is Major Cyrus W. Wood who returned in August from a 36 month tour of duty in the European Theater. Major Wood replaces Major John Martin who left the unit last June for an assignment with the Fourth Air Force in the Far East. He is an alumnus of Syracuse University and has taken graduate work at the University of Maryland. He has nine years of service with the USAF and served as Adjutant of an Installation Squadron at the Erding Air Depot, Munich, Germany, prior to his coming to Oxy. An assistant profressor of Air Science and Tactics, Major Wood will serve as supply officer for the unit and be in charge of all drill operations of the cadet corps.
Asilomar to Beckon Soon [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
Asilomar to Beckon Soon Asilomar 1952-53 will examine the source, meaning and demands of "Christian Dynamic in a Shaken World.’’ The gathering, sponsored by student YMCA-YWCA in the" Pacific Southwest, is scheduled for December 28 to January 3. The cost of the conference at Pacific Grove totals $35.50, including board and room, and registration and program fee. Deadline for registering for the session is December 1. Nine seminars pertinent to the "theme will be conducted and seminar leaders include Dr. Arthur Casady, Dr. David Eitzen, Dr. Fritz Kunkel, Dr. William Piehl, Dr. Frank Munk, and Mrs. Josephine Duveneck. Other featured leaders will be: Dr. Howard Thurman and Dr. Arthur Casady, ministers; Robert Osgood, recreation director, and Arthur Holton, music director.
Musicos Wanted [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
Musicos Wanted A call was sent out last week by Chuck Stewart and John Lindfors for musically Inclined individuals interested in playing in brass choirs, woodwind groups and saxophone ensembles. Lindfors or Stewart may be found in Thorne 9 at 9 a.m. or 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Student Recital Given Monday [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
Student Recital Given Monday Twelve members of the Music Department will be featured in a Student Recital next Monday evening at 8:15 in the Music Chapel. Shirley Nute, soprano, will sing “A Nun Takes the Veil,” by Barber; Gerald Fitzgerald will do “Les Roses d’lspahan,” by Fauer; Doug Bowman, bass, will render “Bella Mia,” by Pergolesi; and Walter Tyler, tenor, will be heard in “Allerseelen,” by Strauss. Also heard will be Joanne Grace, contralto, singing “Non Vogl’lo Se Non Vereti”; Juliette Anderson, soprano, rendering “Voi Lo Sapete”; and Mary Holt, soprano, doing “Songs of a Wayfarer.” Instrumentally, soloists Jane Colby, on the piano, and Mary Alyce Marshall, on the violin, will be heard. A string quartet, Truman Fisher, chaconne, will include Elsa Greenfield, Gerald Christensen, Virginia Joscelyn and Miss Marshall.
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
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Juniors Meet To Form Plans [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
Juniors Meet To Form Plans Members of the Junior class will meet next Tuesday, October 21, in Alumni Chapel at . 12:30 to discuss class projects for the year. The purpose of this meeting is to get the class organized and plans formulated, says Dan Oredson, president. Included on the agenda will be a discussion of general plans for the all-college dance on February 14, which is sponsored by the Junior Class. Committees will be formed to work on the affair. A class project of rejuvenating an old folks’ home will also be discussed. The class will devote some Saturday during the year to cleaning up the home and a class picnic may be held in the evening. Officers of the Junior Class include; Dan Oredson, president; Patsy Reading, vice presidtnt; Nancy Van Law, secretary; and Jerry La Fleur, treasurer. Co-social chairmen are Dottie Reitzell and Boyd Bevington.
Choir Picnics At Yosemi+e [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
Choir Picnics At Yosemi+e Sunday, Oct. 19, is the date set for the second annual A Capella Choir Party. It will be , v held in Yosemite Park from 3 until 7 p.m. in the afternoon. The purpose of the party is to enable the choir members to become better acquainted with one another. The afternoon will feature volley-ball, baseball and other organized games. Arrangements have been made with the park officials for the use of their equipment. Following the afternoon games, box lunches will be served to the group. After dinner there will be a campfire program with singing and an informal talent show. Marcia Chamness, president of the choir, is in charge of the plans. Assisting her is Tom Druet, vice president; Jean Jamison, secretary; and Frank Hanna, Bill Priestly and Rocky Jordan, who are in charge of the games. The choir hopes to continue this as an annual affair, as the party held last year was considered a success.
AWS Feature [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
AWS Feature Featured in Tuesday’s AWS assembly were slides taken by Bobbie Cook, last year’s exchange student to Greece. Along with the slides, Miss Cook told the women about her stay in that country as a student. This year’s foreign exchange students, Aziza Rashad from Egypt and Emy Layague from the Philippines were introduced to the women. Also included in the program was the presentation of the scholarship cups to Haines Hall and Alpha Sorority for maintaining the highest grade points last semester.
Oxy Invited fo Dance [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
Oxy Invited fo Dance Following the football game tomorrow night at Whittier, the rival institution is holding a homecoming dance to which the entire Occidental student body has been invited. This dance is sponsored by the Green Peppers, a freshman service organization. Each dorm on the Whittier campus is decorating for this annual event by building a float. Last year the Oxy student body was invited to the homecoming dance at Pomona on the night of the game.
Mortar Board Tea Set for Sunday [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
Mortar Board Tea Set for Sunday Honoring all women with a grade point average of 3.5 or above last semester, Mortar Board will hold its annual scholarship tea Sunday afternon at 3:30 in the Women’s Lounge. Genie Nelson is in charge of the tea. Mortar Board is a national senior women’s honorary organization. Oxy’s chapter was founded in 1947. Present officers include Nan Martin, president; Lois Schaeffer, vice president; Margie Kirkpatrick, secretary; Edie Pankey, treasurer; Bobbie Cook, editor; and Margie Reavis, historian. Phil Haynes pledged S.A.E. last Monday night. Congratulations to Phil and to the S.A.E.’s. Page Hayden, SAE ’5l, announced his engagement to Kathy Menaul, ’5l, as did Dan Brigham, ’5O, to Louise Groat. Congrats to all involved.
'P'KMfcCCtitiy [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
'P'KMfcCCtitiy By Joan Davis Prospecting around this week I found the main event in the minds of all was the heavy test and paper schedule with which most students seem to be burdened. How is it that this same situation occurs periodically during the year just when low grade notices are due? You'd think professors would have enough paper work to do, writing out notices, without having to mark papers as well. In fact, it would be a lot less work if they didn't send out any low grade notices at all! Why doesn't someone point this out at the next faculty meeting? Friday is usually a good day, but today is certainly a Friday to set a standard for all good Fridays. Not only is it the end of a hard week of testing, the date of girls’ dorm dances, and the day before we play Whittier —always an exciting game—but many students have a special reason to feel a lift since this is PAY DAY for Oxy student employees! Open House went off as . smoothly as it always seems to do, despite the number of...
Men’s Dorms Plan Annual Dances [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
Men’s Dorms Plan Annual Dances Strictly Social FRIDAY, OCT. 17, 1952, LOS ANGELES Plans are now underway for the annual Men’s Dorm Dances, to be held Saturday, Oct. 25 at the dormitories. Wylie’s dance will begin at 8 p.m. and Swan will open its doors at 8:30 p.m. The dances are round robin so that couples may visit both dorms. Swan will feature a “Go to Hell” theme with John Connolly, Dave Lessley and Craig Cunningham working on the affair. Chaperones for the evening will be Mr. and Mrs. William Smith and Sgt. and Mrs. Robert S. Schnatterly. Across the campus, Wylie Hall men are planning to turn their dorm into the Hawaiian Islands. Decorations will be fashioned of fire and water. Chairman of the affair is John Cushman and Chuck McNeal and Roger Carter are helping him with the plans. Chaperones for the evening will be Mr. and Mrs, Morton Roberts and Mrs. Addie Whiteside. Plans for the dress at the dances is not yet definite, nor has it been decided how the music will be furnished. ...
Dessert Ends SAI Rushing [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
Dessert Ends SAI Rushing The final rushing activity of Sigma Alpha lota, national music fraternity for women, will be held this Sunday, Oct. 19, at the home of Jane Colby. All music majors and minors have been invited to attend the dessert. All those attending are to meet in the music quad for transportation at 6:45 p.m. The following Tuesday, Oct. 21, auditions will be held to determine who will receive membership into the fraternity. Bids will be sent the following week. New members will be chosen solely on their ability to perform aptly and their promise of being leaders in the field of music. Potential S.A.I. members have been honored at a series of events including a tea at the Coons’ residence and a bar-be-que. These have been planned by social chairmen Lyn Specht and Nancy Foster. Other officers this semester for SAI are President Shirley Nute; Vice-President Janis Carter;- Recording Secretary, Juliette Anderson.
'Witi B*tcC [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
'Witi B*tcC He-e-ello from Hollywood everyone. Well, here we are again Friday. And all Oxydom is anticipating another spin in the ever-rushing Tiger social whirl of the coming weekend. Tonight another gala evening is in store for the fortunates attending the annual Women’s Dorm Dances. The gay decorations, and the lavish gourmet will combine with the finest orchestras in the land (by recording) to give true Tigers a real taste of tops in Oxy functions. ♦ * ♦ Ah . . But now is the time to reminisce of the festive past wekend. The Tiger campus was a hubbub of social activities. Not only was there the WRA Swim Party, The Dormitory Exchanges with California Tech, and the Art Club Soiree, but two main stage performances of "The First Lady." By far the highlight was the crowd of firstnighters attending the Thorne premiere. Oxy society dressed for the occasion and the formal elegance of the guests added a touch of pageantry to the affair. The cream of Oxy society was the major part of the ...
Themes Revealed Tonight At Women's Robin Dances [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
Themes Revealed Tonight At Women's Robin Dances Tonight at 8:30 p.m. the doors of Erdman, Haines and Orr Halls will again open on the annual Women’s Dorm Dances. The decorations and themes are secret until this evening, but from the past years it has been shown that the women industriously decorate the dorms to represent a variety of themes and settings. Heading the committees at Haines Hall are the vice-presi-dent, Barbara Kennedy, and Janet Olson. The entire dorm is working to provide appropriate refreshments, entertainment and decorations for their theme. Armadale is also helping with the Haines Hall dance. The women of Orr Hall, under the direction of Jan Chambers, vice-president, Sally Palmer and Ginny Goss, are now at work in their committees on the evening’s plans with the help of La Casa. Erdman Hall, with the help of Campus House, has started working on its soon-to-be-com-pleted dance. In charge of the annual Round Robin dance at this dorm are Nancy Hicks, Jean Jamison, Jan...