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RETREATERS SIGNING UP [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 31 October 1952
RETREATERS SIGNING UP The first 150 Oxyites to sign up in the patio will head for Camp Colby next weekend, November 7-9, for the annual Student-Faculty Retreat. Limited facilities make necessary the low capacity for the weekend of religious fellowship. say spokesmen, but signups will continue until next Wednesday if the quota is not reached prior to that time. The price for on-campus students is 4 dollars, while the off-campus fare is 5 dollars. Transportation will leave the college Friday afternoon from Orr Hall, and retreaters can expect to be back by Sunday noon. With the dual purpose of stimulating thought in the area of religious faith and philosophy as it relates to academic experience and promoting informal fellowship between faculty and students, the Retreat will be conducted in a series of panels and bull sessions. To stimulate student discussion, Rev. Roy Fairchild of the Oxy psychology department will speak on “The Vocation of the Christian Student.” Two faculty panels ar...
Bonfire Plans Go [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 31 October 1952
Bonfire Plans Go Plans tor the annual Pomona Bonfire on Friday, November 21, are being made now, reports Ed Forcier, freshman class president. Roger MacGregor has been apointed general chairman of the event. The Pomona Bonfire takes place the night before the football game with the rival Sagehens, as the student body gathers before a huge fire by the baseball field to participate in the biggest rally of the year. Freshman class members plan to get logs, 2,000 boxes from the Broadway Packing Company and poles from th* Telephone Company to use as fuel tor the giant conflagration. A girl in the class has offered truck transportation for the firewood. Frosh hefties wil guard the site of the bonfire all night before the combustion is to take place, in case of invaders from Pomona.., ...
Play Deferred; Basso Steps in For 111 Artists [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 31 October 1952
Play Deferred; Basso Steps in For 111 Artists Nicola Rossi ■ Lemeni, renowned basso of the San Francisco Opera Company, presented the first program of the Artist Series Wednesday night at 8:15 in Thorne Hall. Accompanying him at the piano was Harry Kaufman. Although ‘‘John Brown’* Body” was due to appear thi* week, the sudden illness of tw» of the leading stars, Mr. Charier Laughton and Judith Anderson, resulted in its cancellation until February 9, 1953. Laughton and Anderson’s illness was caused by overwork on the plays, “Don Juan in Hell” an 4 “John Brown’s Body.” Selections sung by RossiLemeni in the first part of the program were “Come raggio di sol” by Cald a r a, “Plaisir d'amour” by Martini, “Oh del mio dolce ardore” by Gluck, and "Aria di Leporello from Don Giovanni by Mozart. Comprising part two of the program were “Der Doppelganer” and “Du bist die Ruh” by Shubert and “Hie Mainacht” and “Meine Liebe ist Grim” by Brahms. The aria. “Monologue of the Czar” from Boris Godoono...
37 of Faculty Urge 'No' Vote [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 31 October 1952
37 of Faculty Urge 'No' Vote Thirty-seven Oxy faculty members yesterday joined in an appeal to their fellow citizens to urge a “No” vote on propositions 5 and 6. In a release made to local newspapers, they stated; “We believe propositoins 5 and 6 are contrary to the spirit of the Bill of Rights of the National Constitution which guarantees the freedom of opinion that is the mainspring of political progress.” The statement concluded: “The oaths do not eliminate the real subversives from government or education . . . (but) , . . encourage a feeling of mutual fear and suspicion amongst our citizens. . . The signees include Leland Babcock, Joseph Birman, Roger Burke, Charles Butt, David Cole, Robert Collier, Albert Croissant, John Davis, Laurence de Rycke, Roy Fairchild, Hazel Field, Margery Freeman, Cyril Gloyn, Luther Jennings, Paul Johnson, Kenneth Kurtz, Sylvia Lake, Frank Lambert, Annette Lunch, Ellis McCune, Raymond McKelvey, John McMenamin. Donald Marvin, Frederick Neff, Hubert N...
ELECTION INFO [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 31 October 1952
ELECTION INFO For the convenience of voting students. The Occidental is printing a summary of propositions 11-24 that will appear on the November 4 ballot. Proposition 11: Old Age Benefits This is an initiative measure circulated by the McClain organization which was ignored by the legislature and now comes to the voters. Among other things, it would transfer administration of old age security to the state and increase the amount of aid given. Proposition 12: Military Service of Public Officers Members of the reserve corps of the armed forces would be made eligible to hold public office under this bill without being deemed holding two offices. Proposition 13: Cross Filing This measure would simply abolish cross-filing ifi primary elections and would require a candidate for an office to have been registered with the party whose nomination he seeks at least three months prior to filing his nomination papers. Proposition 14: Restrictions on Chinese Article XIX of the state constitution...
Fifth Psych Pyknic Holds Mock Election [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 31 October 1952
Fifth Psych Pyknic Holds Mock Election Might like Psych? All right! Don’t let them take you away from the fifth annual Psi Chi sponsored Pyknic for all psych majors and their friends. J Arroyo Seco Park, off the Pasadena Freeway at Ave. 64, will be the psyte Sunday for this, the largest social function sponsored by any of the 94 Psi Chi Chapters in the United States. Election Ticket Chairman Bob Knox announces that oral gratification will begin at 1 p.m. in an attempt to quell over-zealousness on the part of the more fanatic supporters of the contrasting tickets; Jennings and Fairchild vs. Cole and Brighouse. A mud slinging time seems in store for the candidates, as, according to chapter president Dick Rush, “to the victors go the spoils, and we mean spoils.” The final vote tally in the hotly contested race will be announced at the pyknic. In addition to the political festivities and food, a full program of recreation is planned by program chairman Dick Lighthall and Bill Smith. Eve...
Swan Conducts Future Leaders [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 31 October 1952
Swan Conducts Future Leaders Mr. Howard Swan, Oxy’S music department director, will conduct a Workshop in Choral Conducting on November 8 at the SAI state convention, to be held on the Immaculate Heart College campus. Members of twelve California chapters will gather to commemorate the golden anniversary of its founding. Swan will demonstrate choral conducting and rehearsal technique using two of the latest publications of SAI. Tiger students Nancy Foster, Juliette Anderson, Mary Lou Hartsough and Donna Barnes will entertain the convention with a group of modern songs from the Sigma Alpha lota Modern Music Series. Other Oxy students and alums who will be featured are Marilyn Hall and Grace Lynne Martin, vocal soloists; Mary Alice Marshall, violinist; and Marjorie Dailey, accompanist. The musicale will close with Howard Swan conducting the Convention Workshop Chorus in a group of compositions, including two fraternity songs. The Golden Anniversary Banquet, climax to the day’s activit...
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 31 October 1952
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Swan Features Hell Theme; Wylie Converted to Hawaii [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 31 October 1952
Swan Features Hell Theme; Wylie Converted to Hawaii Strictly Social Last Saturday night the men of Wylie and Swan Halls entertained their dates at the annual dressy-sport round robbin dances. Under the leadership of Chairman John Connolly, Swan Hall was very cleverly decorated as hell. Entrance to the dance was by way of an underground passage, where men and their dates had to climb over barriers and run the gauntlet of reaching clammy hands. All the decorations were in red, black or yellow, and appropriate comments were tacked on the walls. Refreshments of red frozen punch were served. Helping Connolly with the dance were Dave Lessley and Craig Cunningham. Chaperones were Mr. and Mrs. William Smith and Sgt. and Mrs. Robert Schnatterly. Wylie Hall was decorated to represent the Hawaiian Islands. The ceiling and walls were decorated with fish nets and palm leaves: waterfalls and flaming poles provided other spectacular scenes. Pineapple juice and cookies were very appropriately serve...
Dorms Feature Halloween Parties [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 31 October 1952
Dorms Feature Halloween Parties Halloween parties were held last night in Orr. Erdman and Haines are planning an informal gathering for tonight. Orr Hall had an exchange dessert and serenade with the ATO’s from 7 until 8:30 o’clock. Refreshments were served to all those who attended. Erdman had a party and house meeting at 10 p.m. Games and refreshments were featured.
ASOC Invited to Square Dance Club [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 31 October 1952
ASOC Invited to Square Dance Club Oxy’s Square Dance Club, the “Fairs and Squares’’ will hold their first square dance of the season on Frida}', November 7, from 8 until 11 p.m. in the Women’s Gym. The dance is sponsored by the club for the entire student body. Square dance fundamentals will be presented to beginners. Frank Hanna is in charge of the affair. A thirty-five cent donation is being asked from all those who attend.
'PuMfiectiny [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 31 October 1952
'PuMfiectiny 1 y Joan Davis Not only prospectors, but EVERYONE must have noticed an odd phenomena lately. Not only has fraternity rushing begun, but it is “coat and tie week” in the library. My advice to the librarians is to take a good look at some of the young men wandering around the hallowed halls in this well-known building, for seven out of ten won’t be seen there again after about two weeks from now! Flans are in lull swing by now lor "Little Pan Hell" inter-sor-ority dance which will be held following the Redlands game on Saturday. Some girls are going to sit amid decorations while they eat dinner on Friday night, getting things done early so that they can attend the game on Saturday. Such loyalty! How about the rest of us who may not have this problem turning up at Redlands to spur our team on. Alter that good game last week, how can you miss it? How many have noticed the big sign in The Occidental and “Fang” offices which holds the appealing title, “Our Brushes Will Tickle...
Sororities to Scene Dances Tomorrow [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 31 October 1952
Sororities to Scene Dances Tomorrow Greek sorority houses will open their doors Saturday night for the first big social event of the semester, “Little Pan Hell,” Sorority girls and their dates will visit each house in round robin style, returning to the house of their affiliation for a party afterwards. Traditionally, the theme and decorations of the houses are kept secret until the night of the dance. Each house serves refreshments to their guests during the evening. The dances start in each house at 8:30 p.m. Attire for this event is dressy. At the Alpha House, Sally Palmer, Mima Goudge, Nancy Hayward, Bobbe Pryor and Lynn Johnson are in charge. In charge at the Beta House is Norma Sturgeon. Heading committees are Louise Mudge, Ann Harris and Jane McConnell. Barbara Brockhouse, Rachel Bryant, Bonnie Rose, Joan Currey and Joe Teasley are in charge at Gamma House. Jan Brooks is in charge of the Delta plans. Working with her are other sophomores. Working on the Zeta plans are Arline ...
SAI Pledges Announced [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 31 October 1952
SAI Pledges Announced New members of Sigma Alpha lota, national musical fraternity for women, were formally pledged last Tuesday in the Carnegie Room. Bids were sent out last week to all those accepted by this organization. SAI is honored to have the following new members: Barbara road, Bev Stunden, Joan Cornelius, Lu Ann Thorne, Mary Christensen. Jan Chambers, Joyce Hopping, Carol Bostick, Dorothy Young and Nancy Ragan. Formal pledging marked the end of a series of events sponsored by SAI for prospective members. The events included a tea, barbecue, dessert and, finally, tryouts. Now the organization is ready to swing into broader activities. The first of these will be State Day, November 8. This affair is a convention for the California chapters of SAI and will be held at Immaculate College in Los Angeles.
Off Campus Men, Women Sponsor ASOC Barn Dance [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 31 October 1952
Off Campus Men, Women Sponsor ASOC Barn Dance Spooks, goblins and square dance music will make Occidental’s Halloween night celebration complete. Alumni gym at 8:30 tonight will set the scene, with Evan Twomey from Verdugo Playground calling the dances, and entertainment provided by John Coolie and Chuck Buck. Tickets for this stag affair will be thirty-five cents, and may be obtained in the quad during Friday noon or at the door. Under the direction of Georgiena Humphreys and Bill Fochler, an all-college Hat Day will also be held today. Original creations are to be worn by students and faculty to Friday classes, and prizes will be awarded to the winners at noon in the quad. The barn dance will be under the direction of Bill Thomas and Joyce Tharp. Refreshments of cider and doughnuts have been ordered by Margaret Douglas and Jack Becker. Finances are being handled by Flo Reese and Jack Becker, decorations by Marty Webster and Glen Hubbard, and publicity by Bill Fochler and Georgiena...
TiJitA [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 31 October 1952
TiJitA Seven happy college days have rushed madly by, leaving In their wake a herd of gasping socialities who were laid on the ropes by the preponderance of Occidental social functions last weekend. The campus was really BIG, what with the “Hellish” men’s dorm dances and the Fresno football game. And then, of course, there were a lew ol the minority who celebrated on Tuesday night when they finally got off restriction. Some people were also pretty happy about going active including Cathy Young, Jan Chambers, Janet Bernays, Barbara Bathgate, Merilyn Daggs, and Sally Anderson, all ol whom were presented with the large economy-size Zeta pin last Sunday. Congratulations are also in order for Brownie Parker who went active at the SAE house last week. The football game was a huge success. How could It miss, what with card stunts, corsages, families and Lodi Galassi running around madly having his picture taken. We saw many parents there, but the names and faces of Occidental’s pride and j...
BULLDOGS!_ ★ ★★★★★★★★★ FRESNO TIPS BENCALS Redlands Bulldog with Big Bark Tangles with Clawing Tiger [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 31 October 1952
BULLDOGS!_ ★ ★★★★★★★★★ FRESNO TIPS BENCALS Redlands Bulldog with Big Bark Tangles with Clawing Tiger By TOM PETERSON The 41st annual football meeting between the University of Redlands Bulldogs and the Oxy Tigers takes place tomorrow afternoon when these two ferocious rivals collide on the Bulldog turf in Redlands. Pulverization of the Bulldog clan begins at 2:15 p.m. From the first kickoff to the last whistle this promises to be one of the most bitterly-fought frays of the 1952 campaign for both clubs. Plenty rests on the outcome of Saturday’s tussle. The Bengals enter the contest with an 0-1 league record. In SCIC play the Bulldogs have won one and lost one. So the loser of this grid titanic will definitely be out of title contention. Both Fired-Up Both teams are straining at the leash —determined to rebound off setbacks suffered last weekend. The Bulldogs were upset by a fired up Pomona Sagehen. 21-14, while the Bengals, playing their best ballgame of the season, finally succumbe...