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Flag Pole Is Scene Where Riots Occur [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
Flag Pole Is Scene Where Riots Occur By JANICE DEAN Thar she blows! All eyes shot upward. A miss! The audience groans. The bowman draws again, ready to fire in an attempt to hook a rope on a huge four foot high, 30 inch spanned cardboard barrel hiding the upper end of Oxy’s flagpole. Meanwhile the Deans frown, professors calculate, scientists postulate. The problem? How did the barrel get up there? How to get it down? Luckily the staff solved that deli m m a and now carefuly guard their formula, leaving much to the genius of the students. According to Mr. Hare, superintendent of maintenance, the spire was moved to its present site before Swan Hall in 1937, when the campus was relandscaped. Since then culprits have cut its lines and pulled them off their pulleys. Rival schools have raised banners snearing Oxy. All done around our flagpole. Besides these attractions, every five years the pole must be painted. A small steeplejack climbs the shaft and sloshes paint over it on his descen...
College Men fo Deluxeiy Dress [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
College Men fo Deluxeiy Dress A recent article in “Collier’s” called "Campus Cues for Clothing” has shocked the “University Daily Kansan." Here, says the Kansan in hurt tones, is what “Collier’s” expects a student to have in his closet: four suits, a tux, two sport coats, eight pairs of slacks, two sweaters, 12 dress shirts, 10 sport shirts, 16 neckties, four pairs of shoes, and 13 pairs of shorts. . . . Concludes the “Kansan" Ha!
THIS TIME [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
THIS TIME T5 'i It seems as though that time is here again. Not the time for changing oil or taking the laundry. It is the time for colds. And, always the leader, lam right out in front blazing the way with a nose-stopping affliction that would put any of you to shame. I am convinced that colds are psychological, brought on by an unconscious desire for attention. But they no longer serve their intended purpose. Do you think I’ve gotten any attention or sympathy from my latest unhealthy attempt? I get disgusted side glances. I get excluded from parties, hay-rides, movies. I get impatient frowns with people fleeing from me as though I were bringing the bubonic plague. I don't even have encouragement to get well. I'm lonely. There just isn’t any of that old-fashioned sympathy around any more. You have to be deathly sick before anyone will stop to notice you. If you are in an artifiical lung or in some equally serious way near your ancestors, you might have a visitor or two. If you are ...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
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Page 7 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
Expert Barbers featuring All Latest Styles of Haircutting MACK'S BARBER SHOP "Near the Campus" 4753 York Blvd. (Corner of Armadale] Closed Mondays YORK FLOWER SHOP Telephone Orders Taken Free Delivery 5221 York Blvd. CL, 6-7354 RENDEVOUS BALLROOM BALBOA presents IN PERSON ir ■■ WN MR. EMOTIONS" JOHNNIE RAY Sat.. Oct. 18th Lionel Hampton, Sat., Oct. 25th
Pres. Coons Urges Support for Prop. 9 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
Pres. Coons Urges Support for Prop. 9 An appeal for support by Oxy voters on Proposition No. 9 in the forthcoming November 4 balloting was issued this week by President Arthur Coons. This bill deals with taxation of college buildings under construction. Under present law, Coons stated, nonprofit educational institutions of collegiate grade and the land on which they are situated are exempt from taxation. ‘‘But passage of Proposition No. 9 would extend the exemption to a building in the course of construction on or after the first Monday of March, 1950, if its purposes are for education,” Coons explained. “A YES vote,” he continued, “would therefore be beneficial to Occidental. If, for example, this college were building a new dormitory, dining hall or other building, without the passage of No. 9 it would be subject to regular tax assessment and tax payment, which would add materially to the cost of financing new buildings on campus.” The issue was brought up last year when a county ...
Youth Chorus Being Formed [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
Youth Chorus Being Formed Ken Wilson, graduate student at Occidental, is organizing the Highland Park Youth Chorus, it was recently announced. Sponsored by the Los Angeles City Bureau of Music, the Chorus is a civic function. Occidental students are invited to participate in the group, which holds rehearsals Monday evenings at 7 p. m. in the upstairs music room of tht Franklin High School auditorium, at 820 North Avenue 54. Repertoire is varied, ranging from Mendelssohn to Rodgers and Hammerstein. “No tryouts are necessary,” states Ken, “I want young people that want to sing.”
College Takes Part in Debate [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
College Takes Part in Debate Occidental will participate In a Practice Debate Contest at LACC next Friday and Saturday, October 24 and 25. Schools from colleges all over Southern California from Santa Barbara to San Diego—will enter this contest. The results will determine what teams will debate in the Western States Tournament at Denver, Colorado, during Thanksgiving week. Teams representing Occidental at this LACC contest will be Jim Lare and Merrill Francis, lower division; Ann-Marie Frostig and Peggy Keller, Joe Wise and Steve Saisbury, upper division. Each; team will participate in four debates. The topic for debate will be, resolved: “The Congress of the United States should enact a compulsory fair employment practice law.” The debate will take place from 4-10 p. m., Friday, October 26; and from 9-12 a. m,, Saturday, October 25.
History Frat Views Slides At Prof Home [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
History Frat Views Slides At Prof Home Kappa Nu Sigma, one of Occidental’s two honorary history fraternities, met last Wednesday night at the home of Dr. Osgood Hardy. The main feature of the group’s first meeting was a travelogue and colored slides presented by Joe Nunziato. Nunziato’s report of his work project in Nurnberg. Germany, preceded the formal acceptance of three new members to the fraternity: Don Dair, Cathy MeGammon, and Merlin Goodsell. Presiding over Kappa Nu Sigma’s activities for the present semester are Larry de Graaf, president, and Maggie Wright, secretary-treasurer. The honorary group works in conjunction with Oxy’s history department, and is under the sponsorship of Its founder. Dr. Osgood Hardy.
Potent Prizes Proffered Poets [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
Potent Prizes Proffered Poets Oxy students will have a chance to win $lOO in prizes by entering the fifth annual Margaret Trust poetry contest. Awards will be given in the amounts of $5O. $3O, and $2O for the three best poems written. Entrants must have been undergraduates during the calendar year 1952. The poems must be unpublished. They may be of any length and on any subject, religious or secular. Manuscripts should be in typewritten form. They should be submitted to Dr. Kenneth Kurtz of the English department before January 2, 1953. Winners of last year’s contest were Hilda Johnson, Theodor# Cruz and Charles Wilson.
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
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Page 8 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 October 1952
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FAMILIES TO BE FETED TONIGHT AT FRESNO FRAY Variety Show in Thorne To Start Evening Doings [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
FAMILIES TO BE FETED TONIGHT AT FRESNO FRAY Variety Show in Thorne To Start Evening Doings The official start of Oxy’s second annual Family Night will be a variety talent show at 7:15 p.m. in Thorne Hall tonight, according to Lodi Galassi, graduate manager. Calendar for tonight’s big events are as follows: variety show, Thorne Hall, 7:15; OxyFresno game, Patterson Field, 8 p.m.; reception, Taylor Pool, aftecB ame - Oxy’s first Family Night was initiated by’ last year’s graduate manager, Chuck Schlegal and Tom Mitchell, his assistant. It was successful and so became an annual tradition. Student ability will highlight the variety show, according to entertainment chairman Carl Ginet. Acts will include Bill Rohr’s Dixieland group, with Rohr on trumpet; Bill Dodds, tuba; Bill Garcia, trombone; Bruce Baggot, clarinet; and Tony Newman, drums. Also on the program will be humorous reading by Bobby Cook, trampolint act by Bob Dreibelbis and Don Lantz, and pantomimes by Frank Hanna. One thousa...
Sign-ups for Retreat Due [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
Sign-ups for Retreat Due Sign-ups begin next Thursday in the patio for the anual Student-Faculty Retreat, at which time a down payment of one dollar will be demanded. November 7-9 will mark the time of the yearly affair where Oxyites will have a chance to relax in the cool.mountain atmosphere of Camp Colby following the sizzling national elections. With ample time allowed students to add their two cents worth to the nation’s great wealth of opinions, this event challenges its participants to reevaluate their faith for application to college activities. Working with the panels and bull sessions will be various members of the Oxy faculty, such as Dr. Freeman, Dr. Dumke. Dr. Johnson. Mr. Roy Fairchild and Dr. Lake. If any students think the chem department smells, Dr. Lambert will be on hand to receive comments, and Lt. Col. Nickels might be persuaded to explain that last AF-ROTC lecture. Included in the category of fun and fellowship are afternoon games, a moonlight hike and evening g...