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'No More Raid' Urges Gresham [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
'No More Raid' Urges Gresham In spite of the pleas of the ASOC officers, Whittier and Caltech were raided recently by what are believed to have been Occidental students. The culprits have not yet been found, and so the Oxy student body will be charged with for damages. This is in compliance with the SCIC ruling that the offending school is to pay all damage costs. At last Monday’s ASOC council meeting, President Red Gresham berated the Bengal student body for displaying “such a juvenile form of school spirit,” and emphasized that the funds of the student body are not of such abundance that they can be often spent for such unconstructlve purposes. Since the raid on Caltech took place three weeks before Oxy’s football game with them, there is some doubt that Oxy students were responsible. However, Occidental will be charged with the crime unless information is obtained concerning the vandals’ identity, authorities say. Students with any information regarding this incident are urged to...
Polys Pervade Psych Picnic [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
Polys Pervade Psych Picnic Politics will pervade the annual Psych Picnic at Arroy Seco Park, as Bob Knox, general chairman, announces a mock balloting will be a part of the festivities scheduled for November 2 at 1:00 p.m. Attached to the tickets, the ballots will offer the choice of psychology professors, Dave Cole and Lou Jennings, and purchasers of dueats are to turn in their marked ballots to the psychology office, Fowler 1. The party affiliation of the candidates is slightly indefinite, but it is reported that Jenning’s campaign will follow the intellectual line, while that of Cole will be of a more “folksy” style. “Don’t let them take you away,” and “We like psike” are the slogans being used by the respective politicos. Games, relays, and food will be offered purchaser of the 75 cent tickets. The winners of the games will be given a chance to pelt with tomatoes the victorious candidate. Transportation will be provided for those signing up at the bulletin board outisde FI.
New Calendars Out [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
New Calendars Out New social calendars for the academic year are out and have been mailed to social chairmen, states Romey Ufholtz. ASOC vice-prexy. Those people needing calendars may obtain them from Miss Ufholtz in the ASOC office. If further dates are desired, contact Dean of Women’s secretary or Romey herself to register all events.
Yes Vote Urged By Pres. Coons [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
Yes Vote Urged By Pres. Coons President Coons is again urging a “yes” vote for Proposition No. 9 on the November 4 ballot. Under the present law, nonprofit educational institutions of collegiate grade—and the land on which they are situated up to 100 acres—are exempt from taxation. • If this new proposition were passed, exemption would’be extended to a building in the course of construction on or after the first Monday of March, 1950, if its intended use is exclusively for purposes of education. Should Occidental start a building program without the passage of this proposition, regular tax assessment and tax payment would be added to the cost of financing of the new buildings.
La Enema Photo Deadline Nears [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
La Enema Photo Deadline Nears "Next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday are positively the last days La Encina individual pictures will be taken,” Mary Oliver portrait editor, said late this week. “Anyone who has not made his appointment yet had better sign up immediately in the La Encina office,” she advised. Proofs of all pictures taken to date are available now in the La Encina office now between 10:30 and 3:15. "Also, those individuals who have proofs out are asked to return them immediately,” Miss Oliver requested. Students will receive better service if they try to avoid the iiisoaame rush, she concluded.
Power, Anderson and Massey Featured in Series Narrative [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
Power, Anderson and Massey Featured in Series Narrative Six hundred Oxy fortunates will attend the opening attraction of the 1952-53 Artist Series season, “John Browp’s Body,’’ when it descends on the Thorne stage next Wednesday evening at 8:15. The leading roles for this dramatization of Stephen Vincent Benet’s stirring Civil War narrative will be played by Tyrone Power, Judith Anderson, and Raymond Massey. The Walter Schumann choral group will be integrated with the roles of the actors and may be regarded as a fourth member of the cast. This outstanding troupe, which Is beginning a nationwide tour with its performance here, is directed by Charles Laughton and produced by Paul Gregory. Three Stars The three stars in the dramatization will not act in the hlstronic sense, but each will portray several characters. Mr. Power will read the lines giving the poem its romance, Mr. Massey the lines with patriotic and political implications, and Miss Anderson will represent the viewpoints of...
Fang Out Thurs. [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
Fang Out Thurs. “Fang,” Oxy’s comic digest, will make its appearance next Thursday following the student assembly, according to Editor Bob Hansen. The cost of 25 cents for this "slick sheet” should not nullify the desire to buy, as appealing Tiger Taps will be acting as salesmen.
Square Dance In Schedule [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
Square Dance In Schedule Square dance music will echo from Alumni gym on Hallowe'en next Friday night, when an all-college barn dance will take place. Sponsored by Off-Campus Men and Women, this stag affair is set for 8:30 p.m. There will be a 35 cent admission charge. A college-wide Hat Day will open the festivities on Friday. All students and faculty members are invited to enter the contest by wearing an original chapeau to Friday classes. Prizes will be awarded, the best creations, according to Joanne Anderson and Tom Taeck** er, presidents of the sponsoring groups. Bow-legged gents and crosedeyed gals will promenade in the evening to the calls and records of Evan Twomey from nearby Verdugo Playground. Dance routine instructions and floor show are promised the dancers, and dress will be in keeping with the barn theme. Bill Thomas and Joyce Tharp will be in charge of the affair. Publicity will be handled by Bill Fochler and Georgiena Humphreys, decorations by Marty Webster and Gle...
Hobbies Solicited For Display Case [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
Hobbies Solicited For Display Case Running short of display Ideas, Miss Binns, librarian of the Mary Nortan Clapp Memorial Library, is looking for student hobbies to place in the display cases of the first floor. ' Appropriate hobbies for dis- play are ceramic collections, dolls, stamps, photographs, boks, art work and small paintings. Last year one of the unusual displays was a knitting hobby of one of the students. There are two eases and any suggestions for displays would be gratefully accepted, Miss Binns assures. Now in the display cases are a rare collection of autographed books. The exhibits inhabit the cases a month, and any students who are interested can contact Miss Binns through the main desk on the first floor of the library.
AF-RO Schedules Monday Movies [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
AF-RO Schedules Monday Movies “You bring the popcorn—we’ll supply the motion pictures” is the latest by-word to eminate from the AF-ROTC department. Lt. Col. Loren S. Nickels announce that such films as "Atmic Physics,” “Strange Iran,” and “God of Creation” will be shown in Alumni Chapel, the first showing scheduled for November 3, from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. The last half hour of the show will be devoted to a repeat performance on the opening scenes to afford all an opportunity to view the entire 60 minute film. “It is hoped that the interest shown by the students and faculty will warrent the effort expended, but,” the head of the Air Science Department added, “unfortunately, we cannot issue tardy or absence excuses for sth period classes because of attendance at this program.” The program will be offered every Monday of the regular schol year.
Frosh Initiate First Charter [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
Frosh Initiate First Charter As did theii forefathers In 1776, the Class of 1956, 180 years later, is framing a constitution which is expected to serve the class for its four-year sojourn at Oxy. The constitution, now in the printing process, will soon be posted around campus for ail freshmen to examine. It is entirely up to the class members to check the constitution for possible suggestions. These should be turned in to Jim Ong, Box 451. The class will vote on the ratification in the next Freshman Assembly. If passed, this will be the first class constitution framed at Occidental.
Test Offered To Students [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
Test Offered To Students Occidental seniors and graduates with a good background in political science, economics, public administration, international relations or related fields are eligible to take the Civil •Service Commission’s Junior Management Assiistant Examination. The testing period will last from October 14 to November 11. Nominating boards, composed of faculty members, will assist the Department of State on each campus by screening qualified students and nominating the most outstanding candidates for consideration. Those who are accepted will most likely be assigned to administrative and activities in Washington in keepngWvith the interests and background of the trainee. The test is designed to find out if the applicant possesses outstanding ability to make oral and written presentations, to make contacts and to negotiate. It will uncover any candidates having such outstanding qualities as integrity, emotional ■stability, social adjustment and leadership. Also tested vyil...
Minister to Speak [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
Minister to Speak Art ReCh, minister of youth at Glendale Presbyterian Church, will be the- guest speaker at the regular Tuesday meeting of the Christian Life series. The meeting begins at 12:30 in Alumni Chapel. Rech’s topic is “Kinds of Love,” continuing the theme “Motivations for Living.” Sigma Pi Sigma, Physics Honor Society, held elections and initiated new members. Barbara Matson and Frank Jordan, at their October 16 meeting.
Proposition 1: Veterans Farm and Home Loan Bonds [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
Proposition 1: Veterans Farm and Home Loan Bonds This amendment, if passed, would approve a bond measure to provide a fund to aid veterans In buying farms and homes. It would permit veterans to borrow a maximum of $8,500 on a home valued at $11,500. Interest charged the veterans will be low, and the bonds are self-liquidating. The sum of 150 million dollars which the measure designates is to replenish similar funds approved in 1949 whfch have now all been loaned to veterans.
Proposition 2: Increasing State Aid To Public Schools [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
Proposition 2: Increasing State Aid To Public Schools This amendment to the state constitution would incerase the aid now given by the state to public schools approximately one-third. Taking into account both the increased tax revenue and the calculated increase in the number of pupils, this measure would aid about 67 million dollars to the state budget. It is designed to take into the fact that inflation has taken a sizable bite out of the school dollar.
Proposition 3: Tax Exemption On Private Schools [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
Proposition 3: Tax Exemption On Private Schools This proposal would extend to nonprofit private schools below the college level the same tax exemption that is given presently to various private welfare agencies such as community chest funds, foundations and organizations set up for religious, hospital and scientific uses. At present, California is the only state in the union that taxes nonprofit private schools. It is pointed out by proponents of the bill that tax exemption is not in reality a subsidy, and that the state already grants tax exemptions to church properties, hosiptals and college educational institutions operated by religious denominations.
Proposition 4: Administration of Aid to the Blind [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
Proposition 4: Administration of Aid to the Blind The purpose of this proposed amendment to the state constitution is to specify that aid granted to a needy person is for his use only and may not be considered as income for. any other person. It arose over a controversy between the State Social Welfare Board and Los Angeles County over whether funds received by a blind member of a family should be considered as part of the family budget.
Proposition 5: Disqualifications for Public Office Holding [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
Proposition 5: Disqualifications for Public Office Holding This proposed amendment, and its sister measure, proposition 6, form two of the most controversial issues on the ballot. Proposition 5 would lay down a general statement of policy and direct the legislature to enact proper measures to carry out that policy. In brief, this policy states the policy of the state shall be to prohibit any person who advocates the overthrow of the national government by force to hold any office in the government of the state. Definition of what constitutes “advocacy” and establishment of machinery to carry this policy into effect will depend on legislative enactments.
Proposition 6: Public Employees' Loyalty Oath [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 24 October 1952
Proposition 6: Public Employees' Loyalty Oath This amendment proposes to expand the content of the oath of office presently employed by the state constitution and extend its applicability to all public officers and employees. At present, the courts of this country have distinguished between officers and employees with respect to duties and responsibilities. Because they were concerned with law enforcement, “officers” were required to take an oath of office. This amdenment would extend the familiar “loyalty oaths” to all employed by the state and would establish a practical means for prosecuting persons disloyal to the government without them having committed espionage or treason.