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Honor Alums [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 26 September 1952
Honor Alums Wednesday, October 1, will bring about again the annual Tiger Tap reunion. Each year around this time the honorary society of Tiger Taps holds a party to which all the alums are invited. President Sally Palmer and Vice-President Margie Rawlings have been working on the evening’s arrangements. Barbara Nichols and Jean Matthiessen have also been working on the plans for the affair. At five thirty the girls and alumns will gather in the yard at the home of Phyllis Malmgreen for games and entertainment. A spaghetti feast will highlight the evening.
Off-Campus Clubs Swim [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 26 September 1952
Off-Campus Clubs Swim Friday, September 19, at 2:30 p.m,, marked the annual OffCampus Men and Women Swim Party at Taylor Pool. The afternoon consisted of water games, refreshments, and a diving exhibition by Bob Drebilbus. Those helping to make the party a success were Joanne Anderson, president of Off-Campus Women, Bev Stunden, who supervised the activities and Mr. Drebilbus. Over 70 off-campus men and women attended making one of the largest crowds ever to participate. The purpose of this party was to enable the off-campus students to meet new people, thus promoting a greater sense of friendship.
Women’s Doings [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 26 September 1952
Women’s Doings Each year around this time the women’s organizations of Occidental College present the Procession of Lanterns in Orr Garden, an affair to acquaint the new Oxy women with various phases of extracuricular activities. At seven thirty, Wednesday evening the new women gathered in Orr Garden. They were handed lanterns by the Tiger Taps and the candle in each was lighted by a member of Morter Board. They then paraded throughout Orr garden viewing tableaus representing the activities of each organization. Following the parade, the A.W.S. Board and the presidents of the organizations were introduced. From Orr balcony the women’s Glee Club sang the traditional “Even Song” and the evening ended with the singing of the Alma Mater.
Phi Gams Swim In Taylor Pool [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 26 September 1952
Phi Gams Swim In Taylor Pool Starting their social year off with a splash, members of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity held a swimming party at Taylor Pool last Saturday night, September 20. Following their water activitives, members and their dates returned to the chapter house for volleyball, swimming, and dancing. Refreshments consisted of sandwiches and soft drinks. A party at the home of Bill Bennett concluded the evening. Gene Ross, social chairman, was in charge of the plans for the evening.
TVifa B*tcC [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 26 September 1952
TVifa B*tcC Welcome back to Oxy, gang. Hope you all brought your gas masks and goggles with you. Those who didn’t are undoubtedly enjoying the smog and fertilizer. Evidently, the rock factories will remain In business for a while judging from the number of diamonds that were bought by Oxy men over the summer. Earl Jager, Oxy ex., presented Jerry Wolfe with a sparkler, and others engaged were Kay Perry and Bill Manning, Joan Davis and Craig Biddle, Mitzi Triesch and Bill Carstens, Jean Lane of Glendale and Adnah Frain, Frieda Mouat of Los Angeles and Bill McKenzie, Joane Watts and Doug Martin, Sarah Harson of Pasadena to A 1 Horn, and Florence Prior to Don Parton. Summer also saw many public announcements of private Intentions, namely weddings. Congratulations, best wishes, et cetera to Diana and Bob Wells, Beverly and John Holcomb, Nancy and Keith Murray; Nancy and Jim Penny; Donna and John Barnes; June and Bob McAlister; Marilyn and Ken Smiley; Donna and Dick Frank; and Betty and L...
SAI Honors New Women at Tea [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 26 September 1952
SAI Honors New Women at Tea Strictly Social Los Angeles 41, Calif. Next Sunday, September 28, marks the initial rushing activity of Sigma Alpha lota, national music fraternity for women. The first event will be the annual tea at the Coons’ residence, to which al new women students interested in music are invited. Future rushing activities include a bar-be-que on October 3 for all music majors and minors interested in joining, and the last activity will be a dessert on October 12. All those still wishing membership will try out on the 21st. Final decisions are made at this time. According to President Shirley Nute members are chosen solely on the basis of their performances, and S. A. I. wants potential experts in the music field. Assisting Miss Nute in her duties are Vice-President Jams Carter, who is in charge of the pledges; recording secretary, Juliette Anderson; corresponding secretary, Florence Cornett; treasurer, Betty Lewis Fountain; chaplin, Mary Lou Hartsough; and social ch...
Calendar Slates Social Activities [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 26 September 1952
Calendar Slates Social Activities All collegians are in for some exciting outside activities in the coming month of October. Just check this social calendar. October 2 Sponsor-Sponsee Picnic 3 Oxy vs. Santa Barbara, at Oxy, 8:00 p.m. 4 Soph-Frosh Day Fraternity Round Robin 10-11 Mainstage Production (play) 11 WRA Swin Meet 17 Women’s Dorm Formal 18 Oxy vs. Whittier, at Whittier 24 Oxy vs. Fresno State, at Oxy, “Family Nile” 25-26-27 U.N. Art Show in Thorne Hall 25 Wylie-Swan Dorm Dances 31 A.S.O.C. Square Dance by O.C.W. and O.C.M.
Chamness Lauds Work [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 26 September 1952
Chamness Lauds Work Thanks are extended by Marcia Chamness, committee chairiilan, to all those who devoted their pre-school time to make the first all-college social event of the year---the informal dance on the Thorne Quad —the success that It was. The dance, which has become an annual tradition, was held on a balmy Saturday evening just before classes began. As usual, it provided an excellent opportunity for new students to become better acquainted before orientation week drew to a close.
SAE's Meet New Freshmen Women at Afternoon Tea [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 26 September 1952
SAE's Meet New Freshmen Women at Afternoon Tea Honoring the new Oxy women, Sigma Alpha Epsilon sponsored the Second Annual Freshmen Women’s Tea last Sunday, September 21. The new S.A.E, house was the setting for the tea which was held from 3:30 to 5:30 in the afternoon. The girls were greeted at the door by Mrs. Alice M. Sturdevant, the new house mother, Dr. Nad Mrs. Norman Freestone, chapter advisors, and Chuck Lind, S.A.E. president who was in charge of the plans for the tea. Dr. Arthur Coons was tha guest of honor.. With approximately 100 attending, every new woman received an invitation. Punch and cookies were served by tha S.A.E. mothers. The entertainment was provided by the combo including Bill Rohr on the trumpet; Dan Dema re e, piano; and Jim Ensign, bass. The house was decorated with floral arrangements for the affair, The fraternity colors of purple and gold were also featured.
'PxMfiectiac/- [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 26 September 1952
'PxMfiectiac/- It’s good to be back after a long, hard summer. All year long whenever work gets tough, we think forward to vacation. Then vacation comes and what are we doing? Working like dogs so we can come back in the Fall. My old readers may miss the fact that starting off the new year has brought a new title to the column once known as “Spy-Lines." I decided that the latter was too Juvenile for an upper classman besides I'm taking up a new policy. No more spying. From now on, I just walk right in. By the way, “Prospecting” infers I’m looking for the real gold—the honest - to - goodness stuff. May I add that I’m not adverse to a little ‘dirt’ now and then. Freshmen, please don't be insulted if I refrain from welcoming you to Oxy, or to reading "The Occidental," or any other phase of this new era in your careers. It's not that I'm not pleased to see you here. After all, if you weren't our tuition would REAALY need a boost! It's just that if anyone else mentions the word "welcome"...
Oxy Spike Heros Hailed McMillen Labeled 'Greatest US. Miler of All Time'; Barnes Points for '56 Olympics [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 26 September 1952
Oxy Spike Heros Hailed McMillen Labeled 'Greatest US. Miler of All Time'; Barnes Points for '56 Olympics By PAUL WALKER Two of the finest athletes in the world graduated from Occidental last spring. These same two, Bob McMillen and John (“Long Jawn”) Barnes, ended their college careers with the thrill that comes only after many years of hard work and preparation, combined with the will to win a trip to the Olympic Games, which were held this year in Helsinki, Finland. Both these fine runners have made exceptional records throughout the course of their high school and, college experiences. John Barnes was born in Oklahoma, but early in his life moved to Long Beach, Calif. There, in his junior year, under the guidance of Coach Vince Reel, he displayed his amazing versatility by touring the 220 in 23.0, the 440* in 50.8, the 880 in 2:03,4, and the mile in 4:33,8. Next year he suffered a very serious lung Infection which sidelined him for the season. John Comes to Oxy In 1949, John came...
Galassi, Oxy's New Graduate Manager [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 26 September 1952
Galassi, Oxy's New Graduate Manager A new graduate manager of athletics has been inhabiting the office across from The Occidental for the past month. His name is Lodi Galassi, and he’s taken over the spot vacated by Chuck Schlegel when he an- nounced his resignation from the managership in order to attend law school. Galassi, an Oxy grad of ’5O, is well versed in the ways of Oxy athletics, having been a four year baseball star in his undergraduate days. In '47 he served as the Bengals’ head cheerleader and was a leader in the ATO fraternity. Music, as well as sports-minded, he has been active in many of the campus’ informal combos, cavorting on the drums and ukulele. His extemporaneous bursts of song keep the newspaper staff in constant good humor. Bengal Grad Galassi
Freshmen Pigskinners Journey To ELAJC for First Test Monday [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 26 September 1952
Freshmen Pigskinners Journey To ELAJC for First Test Monday By JIM TERRILL The Oxy frosh, 1952 edition, meet their first test of the year next Monday afternoon at 3:30 when they trek to the East Los Angeles Junior College stadium to scrimmage the Bulldog varsity, next Saturday night with Lancaster Junior College at the desert city’s field. Game time is 8 o'clock. One of the smallest first-year squads in Tiger history is rapidly developing into a topnotch unit. However, work is needed in all departments, according to their able tutor, Payton Jordan. Coach Jordan, who has piloted past Oxy Frosh teams to five championships in six years, 'states that: “Lots of work still needs to be done before the team will be able to adequately cope with the schedule ahead. Also, a great lack of manpower poses a difficult problem. The emergence of a winning spirit, which has characterized past freshman teams, could make up for this lack in numbers.” Line-up This year’s team lines up with Jack Mullen a...
Athletes Gain Honor [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 26 September 1952
Athletes Gain Honor Engraved resolutions from the state legislature of California commending three of Oxy’s most outstanding athletes of all time—Sammy Lee, John Barnes and Bob McMillen—are now on display in the glass showcase of the student union, according to Lodi Galassi, graduate manager. Each bears the Great Seal of California.
TIGERS OPEN 52 SEASON 37 Make Trip To Davis Grid [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 26 September 1952
TIGERS OPEN 52 SEASON 37 Make Trip To Davis Grid By TOM PETERSON Coaches Roy Dennis and A 1 Walz led a task force of 37 Bengal footballers out of 61 candidates into Davis yesterday in preparation for tonight’s titanic opener with the Aggie eleven. Included - among the 37 Tigers are five All-Conference men and six two-year lettermen. From this observation it looks as though the Tigers would field a powerful club. But this is not so, for the material is unevenly spread over the various positions, making them strong in spots and weak in others. Dennis Hard at Work Dennis must fill the vacated shoes of such '5l standouts as Neil Bradley, Frank Trump, Lou Farlan, Herb Hill and Ed Saraffian. It's a big job and Dennis has been working feverishly to find capable replacements and to ready them for tonight's tilt. Three weeks ago the primary problem confronting Dennis was the quarterback position. Gone was All-Conference signal-call-er Bradley. Eager to make good, but green as grass, were thr...
'Tiger of the Week' [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 26 September 1952
'Tiger of the Week' Oxy students will have the opportunity this year to again choose, by popular ballot, the most outstanding Tiger player at each home football game, according to Lodi Galassi, graduate manager. "The Tiger of the Week,” as he is popularly known, has come to be an honor of real distinction, and this year, eight players will again go down in the annals of Oxy’s sports history as the outstanding players of their team.
Burnside to Pilot Sharp Polo Squad [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 26 September 1952
Burnside to Pilot Sharp Polo Squad Oxy’s new water polo team will be as good or better than last year, according to Bob Burnside, Fullerton JC transfer, coach-player of the splashers for this season. Burnside was All-Conference while at Fullerton. Out of seven returning players Jim Ensign, Don Coy, and Fred Kroesche look like good prospects for the coming pool battles. A Tiger Frosh team will also enter competition this season. An invitation is out to all Freshmen who might be interested in Water Polo to see Bob Burnside. One of the team’s biggest losses is Gerry MeCluskey, one of the high scorers of the league who placed on the second All-conference squad, in addition to being the league breaststroke champ.
Probable Starling Lineup [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 26 September 1952
Probable Starling Lineup OCCIDENTAL CAL AGGIES No. Name Wt. Pos. Wt. Name No. 44 Joe DeCarolis 185 LER 185 Chuck Wilson 82 52 Gordon Weils 205 LTR 195 Don Donsing 76 50 Al Padilla 185 LGR 180 Don Niboli 67 40 Rudy Gallardo 195 C 185 Orlyn North 54 34 John Sonnichson 170 RGL 175 Leo Anagnos 62 50 Jim Parrish 200 RTL 200 Casey Zyss 74 52 Dick Wells 205 REL 195 Dave Zale 83 23 Phil Lozano 170 Q 175 George Bonacich 25 48 Dick McCullough 175 RHL 170 Ben Waller 48 19 Jim Regan 175 LHR 175 Norman Dossa 42 33 Keith Noonan 195 F 180 Harold Leigh 33 192 Avg. Wt. Line 188 179 Avg. Wt. Backs 175 184 Avg. Wt. Team 181
QB Bonacich Sparks Air-Minded Aggies [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 26 September 1952
QB Bonacich Sparks Air-Minded Aggies The Cal Aggies, fire gleaming in their eyes, play host to a spirited Occidental eleven tonight as the two pigskin rival pry off the 1952 intercollegiate gridiron schedule at 8:30. Occidental will probably be favored in this evening’s opener, but that type of thought is not being accepted by either Coach Ted Forbes or his Aggies. Narrow Defeat Both participants well remember the narrow margin in which the heavily favored Orange and Black defeated the Davis boys last season. Forbes will field a veteran backfield centered around the .strong passing arm of George BonaciOh, 170-pound quarter-; back, and a swift running halfback, Norman Dossa. Working with this pair on the first team will be veteran Ben Waller at left half and fullback Phil Wintz. Chuck Wilson and Leo Lynch, Bonacich’s chief passing targets, are the top offensive ends. Orlyn North, 210-pound center, heads the defensive platoon. He will be heavily assisted by a pair of light and shifty ...
Team Gets Sendoff [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 26 September 1952
Team Gets Sendoff Approximately 500 enthused students gathered around the Greyhound bus parked behind the training quarters to give the varsity football crew one of the finest sendoffs in the history of the school yesterday noon, as the team departed on the 9-hour trip to Davis. Bill Hazen, bengal board chairman, planned the rally.