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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Rice Thresher — 12 June 1916

THE THRESHER Vol. 1 RICE INSTITUTE, HOUSTON, TEXAS, JUNE 12, 1916 NILAND IS ELECTED EDITOR OF CAMPANILE WILL TAKH THH MA<K OF MM. TOMHOHRDH. WHO HHMMMM OX \<<(HXT Oh ILL HHALTH. htniot < iwss Atiopts Plans for Next Yeat s Annua]—Executive t otn tnit'.ee Wi!I fOntroi Finan- cial Policy. At a tneeting of tite Junior Class on Tuesday, May 3ft, J. E. Niland was etected editor-in-chie)' of next year's Campaniie to take Tontfohrde's place. Mr. Tomfohrde was forced to resign, as he stated in a tetter to the class, on account of iit heaith. The news of his resignation was received with surprise and regret by the class. Mr. Nitand is a poputar and wett- known member of the Junior Ctass. He is president of the Riceonian Literary Society and a member of the Thresher staff. No doubt is fett of his abitity to put out a good annuat. A ptan was recommended by a com- mittee for the distribution of the Cant- panite profits for 1H16-17, and was ac- cepted by Ihe ctass. It provides that th...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Rice Thresher — 12 June 1916

' Y THE THRESHER. JUNE !2. W6 T^WT? ^TWD T?QWT?H 1 JntJC^ 1 A forfrtightty periosteal pubtlahed by the atudent* of the Rice iMtltute at Houston. texM. for copy ...10c Six montha 30c WiUL M. Kditor-in-Chief HU<;i:\i-: ^t It.t.tS Managing Editor !it!TH SfhUtVAX AsHociate Hditor ASStSl'ANT HUiTOitS. <'. H. W'OTHK A. TOAii-'OHitDE M. ]:.\Y.\KJXO JtUOOKB. ItUTH HOH1XSOX HI.SttHTt) itOW'H ,). C XtL.WH J. )'. MAHKH \M, .)H ... .. t*in*u!;t!!un Manager ... .Hu*iness Manager strain. but we deny, we emphatically deny, that we then or at any other time ever allowed our mind to wander as they imply that we did. We beMeve, however, that the Campanile editors as a rule tike our editorials: anyway, here's hoping they will think welt of this one. EDITORIAL Front time to time this column bus been tilled with sermons, personal opt- ions and student discussions, and now we are to fiii it for the iast time. We are nearty through. Hut which of the many things that we might say should be said and w...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Rice Thresher — 12 June 1916

THE THRESHER, JUNE 12, 1916 Young Men About to be Graduated V/OU WANT to make a striking appearance at the vatious func- tions during Commencement week. Every one will notice your appearance. We have clothes here which are suited for the special need of the occasion at $15, $20, $25 jSros. J / 0 Ma Mi &ree/ The Famous "Sunshine Specia!" LEAVES HOUSTON 12:30 NOON DAILY t<% Hours Qtticket Than Any Other Line Houston to St. Louis. (\\it])'!'hi<mx))S<-ni<<-.) Ctiicago, Xew Y«tk"H''ats 'cm all" to .^h tn)this. St. Louis, \esv fast sitvhe <m the "Sunshine Special," via Texar- katut and Kansas t ity Southern ){:<i)way, arriving Eort SntithH::!<Sa.n). and ,)onlintt:t3 a.m. next tnotning an<l Kansas ( iry *i:(t<<t).m. satueaftetnoon. Sttnuuet excursion tickets on sale daity to principal cities i)mlatin<n<-()n's<n'ts<)l ttn-tnitc<] statcsat)<)( ana<!a. ('H«(i to )< t))i't) until Octottct :!t,\v)ti)sto[)over privileges. \cw itnptoved...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Rice Thresher — 12 June 1916

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Rice Thresher — 12 June 1916

'4M'. ' 1 h#-i,gg§# H! WH.tJAAtAtAXHATHAX. H. A. With Distinction, Houston, Texas. .h'^'l ngg^: ," 'T,-,'. MATTIH LHL itHi), ft. A. With Distinction, Houston, Texas. 8?#SW!^W H HH) ————— X()m)\KHUHD!t!rKHit, Honors in Phrsies Caiveston. Texns. ,t". SAHAHi:«A<'t). ii. A., <'lin'knvi[l<'. Ti-nii. nt'Tnuomxsox, B. A. WiitiKistiii< ti..ti, i'i;i[-t-n<)on, T.s;ts. :.F ..-:.^;'i !:<)!,!JX Ai()XTFO!tT!t<H,i'!-:. !:. A.. F<U't\Vortii, Texas. H!^i!-:K!-H)WAU!lSHt'TTH.!:. S in ( .H., MAHCAitMTHLLHXSrm r/rx. n \., Esperanza Texas. J. !:!K)WDHHS!'!!,!J:);. ]: \ \\'t[JJ.\'.! .\!A);!<)\STA\)H.- n. s. inrti. i;.. H"t!st"n. '!' \;<s. HAHCAitHTA. WAPLHS, H. Houston, Texas. WALL, A. With Distinction. Houston, Texas. <)TT<* <H,iY!-: W ATTS. i:. \ Ahiit-ne. '!\-xns. !n;!t!:nnT\\!:AY WNjm!:. t: Kinnsvit)'-. Texas. 't,[\T"XH\!;('m*!:T\Y<K)T!;\. !: GRADUATING CLASS HAS 35 MEMBERS ;!< H. A. Degrees an<i 4 H. 8. Degrees ate Awarded—37 AIetni)ets of < toss H...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Rice Thresher — 12 June 1916

THE THRESHER. JUNE H, 1916 E wish to take this opportunity to express our ap- preciation for the patronage you have so kincMy bestowed upon us during the past year. In plac- ing our orders for the coming year we have home you in mind, and we believe that our FaH Stock will meet your hearty approval. RELIABILITY @TMUL RELIABILITY SENiORS. YOUR CANES WILL BE HERE )N TIME FOR THE FALL TERM \\< wish you a most pleasant and profitable va<ati<m. /<S73 DMMONm, /EtfELRY 5/EMERM^iRE C(VrCE^!5$,E/NE CORRESPOA'DEA'CE 50E/C/rED /. /. tSuJeenet/ Co. M.4/.V 5'f. CO/^. E*/tone /""res/on 2^/ / /VOLAS70 A, WE ]NVtTE YOUR BANKtNG BUStNESS and fee! confident that you will be wet) pleased with the prompt, courteous attention afforded by this institution. The Union Nationa! Bank OF HOUSTON CAPITAL. $),000,000 OlFiCEHS .1. S. RtCE, President T. C. D1NN, Yice-Pres. CEO. HAMMAN, Vice-Pres. \\*. T. CARTER, Vice-PrM. JESSE H. JONES, Yice-Pres. ABE M. LEVY, Ytce-Pres. C. G. PILLOT, Yice-Pres. J. M...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Rice Thresher — 5 October 1916

THE THRESHER VoL2 RICE INSTITUTE, HOUSTON, TEXAS, OCTOBER 5, 1916 No. 1 OWLS READY FOR FOOTBALL SEASON; FIRST GAME WITH TEXAS SATURDAY RICE'S PBOSPECT8 FOB A GOOD TEAM ABE VERY BBIGHT—VETERANS REMAIN IX THEIR OLD POSPMOWS. Student Body WiU Journey to Austin Saturday—New Seriex of Rleachers Are Being Constructed to Take Care of Crowds on Bice Field. For the third time in the history of Rice Institute the Owls are making speedy preparations for the bloody tussle over the pigskin with Texas Uni- versity, which is to be staged at Clark's field next Saturday afternoon. This contest is being looked forward to by football fans with the belief that it will be one of the best games that will be played on Texas gridirons this season. Not oniy is it of local interest, but much speculation is being made over the en- tire State as to the outcome of the game. Since the nifty Rice eleven of last year played havoc with the past season dope sheet by defeating A. & M. and smoth- ering the big L. ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Rice Thresher — 5 October 1916

THE THRESHER. OCTOBER S. HM DR. LOVETT'S ADDRESS OF WELCOME TO THE INCOMING FRESHMAN CLASS Ludica and CvHUemt-Httfnit'H and Hous- ton: "t have auunHt!*i'H in the heavens and fount) hiin not! i have sought him in Hie earth and found Mm not! KouaHy vain has heen my Hearth for hint in !ny own heart and mind and soul! Jn hiatory. in literature, in phitosophy.! have sought Mm, hut found him not!" \Vtdi," Raid the master of at) ('xl'ord etd- ie^e to whoni a perpieKed undergraduate hadaddresm-d this (-otn{daint. "you witt hndttimhi. ftovhuktnisaHt-rnoonot t<-a\' *'o!!ene.' Ti!eHtory3top^tttore,hu(famine!{ned to tiling that the yottn^ n^n was suecessi lulin his aeareit, H iRanoidqtn-st, and nn(lrytintoM ahmg dHr, f<u* the rolie%e stmhnt ip ndt only a th'ttltf-al anima!. as Mideed areaM of us, aecordinM to AriK- intie. htntteisa!&<intu<'hmore<'fare- tinious anima! than he ^iHs'unetimeR ad- nit! to itimst-!!'. or his best friettdsohtim tor him. !ti arty event, il'etdeonthie...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Rice Thresher — 5 October 1916

THE THRESHER, OCTOBER 5, 1916 Wtth *"d tea <md vMom of hitrh SUent and ttiM forever above the Eavth. On the frost-ftrad Plnnaetas of Thought: Descend—for the worM atckana. Come, be owtft! Fait tike & fatchton through tht< draadful Ktoom, Here where we Me. and dta. and throv Ood'a <;i ft To murderous Idota: aave utt from out doom; areat Science. auoh for thou dar'ot doubt the truth: Stater of Btara and Mountatna; for that makea thee Truth. (Dedicated to Str Wttttam Ramaay.) I cannot conetude thta paragraph re- capitulating the toaaea we have auatatneA during the year wtthout reference to the passing of three maater aptrtta in tetters, acience and art. whom we had hoped to associate with the opening daya of thta Institution in ita ftrat academic festival; the iate Henry Jamea of London: the iate rtuaaian acientiat. Dr. EHe Metchntkoff, successor to the iiiuatrioua founder of the Pasteur Institute in Paria. and the iate Wiifrid Ward, the great Cathoiic editor of Dubtin. So...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Rice Thresher — 5 October 1916

THE THRESHER. OCTOBER A MM THE THRESHER A fnrtnlehHy pertodtcat published by the HtudentB of the Rice Institute at Houston. Texas. smscannox MATMH )'fr <opy )'<-r Academic Sear. ,tt)c ."5c tH'CRXH ^ i ] L.H S Rd i t or -) n - C h) ef S. RAYMOND rmOOKS...Aian!<e)ng Rdttor ttt'TH SULUVAX ^sso^iate Editor .). ^tAitKHA^i, Jr Hustness Manager I;[-:<DM!!-: TttAYLQtt.Ass't Huaitiess Atgr. it. W. t'ATTMX Cirtuiatio'i ^tanager .). XHWTON UAYXOtt Athlete Editor i.E HOY ULLAltD < distant* SHUtURY MiMOXS f " STAFF i:E)'<<HTE]tS. liHi:<)L MO.W ELStlETH itOWl: .\i. i,\M.\i: Ht 'i'H DAt'UHEitTV EDITORIAL BAVMQ HOMM. Editor of The Thresher: "!t has become fashionable to be in- terested in saving soles." The desire to save soles Is natural and laudable, but when gratified at the expense of some- thing more valuable becomes false econ- omy. We students of the Institute are daiiy savtng our soies at the expense of one of our most pleasing assets—our lawns. We are covering our c...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Rice Thresher — 5 October 1916

THE THRESHER, OCTOBER 5. 1916 Y. W. t. A. The first regular meeting of the Y. W. C. A. was held in the Woman's Club room on Thursday, September 38, at 12:30 o'clock. The president. Miss !sa- bei John, opened the meeting with a short talk, welcoming the new members and urging the old ones to renew their efforts. Dr. Lovett's address presented some very heipfui ideas concerning the pres- ent confiict between science and relig- ion. Miss Adeie Waggaman gave a very interesting report of the nationa) con- vention at Mates Park, Coio., to which she was a deiegate. If members add to interest, the work of the organization wiii be carried on with universal eagerness this year for a host of new members were received. The following registered as new mem- bers : Vera Nobies, Ruby South, Bertha Downs, Arabeiia Harrel, Louise Re- reaud, Lillian O'Leary, Lillian Grune- wald, Bender Turnbull, Lorraine Hig- gins, Oscie Sanders, G. Marshall Dukes, Frances Davison, Helen Barber, Carrie Cain. The socia...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Rice Thresher — 5 October 1916

THE THRESHER, OCTOBER 5, 1916 i t Y ? f Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y f Y Y Y +:+ > f *& 4^ > :* :* :+ <* :* :* <& Head^uar^er^ /or ^enfor C/aj^ Cane^ SHOTWELL'S REL! ABILITY 604 MAIN STREET A X X Y Y Y Y Y Y i HEADQUAF=?TERS TOR Young Men's Clothing and Furnishing Goods of Glass Each Owl who makes a Touch-Down in Rtce-Texas Game may have Ms choice of our complete line of Stetson or Schoble Hats BHimHiBIBIItlitlHiB MtitlliaiiiiliNii (URLS' CHOHAL CLUB.. The Girts'Chora) Club extendsantost tiearty wetcotne to the new girls at Rice, and a cordial invitation to join them In their musical work. Last year, through the untiring efforts of Miss Opai Hall, our president, we had a most enjoyable season and, considering that it was our tit-Ht, we accomplished some splendid work. This year, under the same effi- cient leadership, and with the addition of a large number of new voices, we hope to merit a l^gher place among the organizations of our schoot. Come and help us do this. Please ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Rice Thresher — 18 October 1916

THE THRESHER VoLi RICE INSTITUTE, HOUSTON, TEXAS, OCTOBER 18. 1916 No. 2 RICE ENTHUSIASTS JOURNEY TO AUSTIN TO ROOT FOR TEAM 350 STUDENTS TRAVEL BY SPECIAL TRAM TO SEE TEXAS GAME. Are Hospitably Entertained by Texas Students—SororMes Hold Open House. At 6:30 Saturday, October 7, the spe- cial Rice Rooters' train pulled out of the I. & G. N. station bound for Austin. It was just well started when the ex- citement began. A co-ed who happened to have her head out of the window dis- covered that part of the crowd was left behind. Everyone rushed to the win- dows to shout advice and encourage the belated ones with such words of wis-, dom as "Hurry, oh hurry!" "Faster, faster!" "Run harder!" "Drop your suit case!" "Oh, Mr. Pound, if you catch the train, you'll have to run it down" (a pretentious attempt at poeti- cal wit). One agile young lady suc- ceeded in hopping on the last coach, but the others breathlessly gave up. No conductor could be found to stop the train nor any effect pro...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Rice Thresher — 18 October 1916

THE THRESHER, OCTOBER 18, MM RECEPTION PLANNED FOR RICE STUDENTS On the evening of Wednesday, Octo- ber 25, the ladies of Christ's Church wit) hoid a reception for the Rice stu- dents. A musical program wit) be giv- en at the parish house, corner of Texas and Fannin, at 7:30 o'clock. Ait stu- dents of the Institute are cordially in- vited to be present. MANY NEW BOOKS ARE ADDED TO LIBRARY An'ordinn to Miss Alice Dean, librar- ian, the book nhelve* in the institute 11- !)iary now contain more titan X.OMO vol- umes. 't hese volumes tiave been select- ed by the heads of the various depart- ments. and are pertinent to the work not only of the students, but to lite fac- ulty and those who are doing advanced work, as wei). Several new departments were added during the summer months, principal among which were books dealing with itie )ine arts, notably treatises on art and music and physical education. Close to l.mnj books were added during the )ast mtarter. in addition, most of the tmpori...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Rice Thresher — 18 October 1916

THE THRESHER, OCTOBER 18. 1916 MCE BRFBATS AUSTIN COLLEGE 40-0 (Continued from Page One) MCE LOSES TO TEXAS IN A HARD FIGHT (Continued from Page One) TMrd Quarter. In the thtrd quarter Buck. Rudd, Dormant and Hopkins entered. Rice re- covered fumble on Austin's 88-yard iine and DeUe Vaiie, Vance and Beii in successive gains scored third touch- down. The punt-out failed. A few sec- onds iater, taking the bail after touch- baok, Rice made her second march from her 20-yard iine for the fourth touch- down. Vanoe kicked goal. SoOre 28-0. Fourth Quarter. In the first minutes of this period Deiia Vaiie ran 90 yards for touchdown after intercepting a forward pass. Vance kicked goal. A few minutes iater, after repeated gains through line directed by Gripon, Hopkins made the Hnal touchdown and Vance kicked his fourth goai. In the iinai seconds of piay Gripon intercepted one of Auxin's many passes and ran to Austin's 10-yard iine but lost baii on fumble of next piay. The game ended with the ba...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Rice Thresher — 18 October 1916

THE THRESHER. OCTOBER M. MM THE THRESHER Afortnigtutiy periodica! pubtished by the Htudenls of the Ttice institute at Houston. Texas. mHSfiMt'HONi HATES i'et'topy 10c i'er Academic Sear 75c i:ut4in<-.is<Hi!ct-. itoomltii Cuiidit)n. Administration i:t<ii:XH HitJJS Hditor-iU'Chie]' S.i:AVM<)Kt3i!mKJKS...Managing Kditor m 'i'HSt t.l^tVAX \ssociate Editor J. I . \i\l:KHA3i, Jr....t!tminc8sManMger <!. H TCAYi,<;<it...Aiiiy't itUHincss Manager W.I'ATTHK......Circulation Manager .1. YKW'i'OXitAYKOl: Ail,it-tic Editor i.Hlf'Y IJt.l.AHO) \.s3t3tantB smm-nysmoxs) ^utatantB .STAt''i''i:Hi'"i:THitS. )ti:i;i<i, I.. St. I.A.UAit itu-ra DAUUHHitTY EDITORIAL THH HOMOK 8Y8TBM. In the future we may take occasion to discuss the Honor System as ft eiists at Rice. The system has not been dis- cussed by the student body since the present Seniors were Freshmen; hence it is high time that the system be thor- oughiy reconsidered and either ratified as it is, or eise changed to suit t...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Rice Thresher — 18 October 1916

THE THRESHER, OCTOBER 18, 1916 RICE ENTHUSIASTS JOURNEY TO AUSTIN (Continued from Page One) megaphones, and immediately began a din of noise which tasted aii afternoon. On arriving in Austin everyone iined up and the band ied the march to the DriskiU Hotei. It was noisy, too; every one from the co-ed down to the grip- iaden Freshman was biowing a horn or shouting to the top of his voice. In front of the hotei aii gathered in a big circle with the band in the center and gave yeiis and cheers for both Rice and Texas. Every one was excited and anxious for the time to come for the game. As the team came down and passed through the iobby they were cheered heartiiy and given Hnai words of encouragement. The crowd foiiowed the team to Ciark Fteid and there Riied the big rooters' section in the grandstand. When the team ran out on the fieid the band piayed the oid "What Makes the Wild- cat Wiid" mediey and the rooters, ied by Jeff Ciark, Lioyd White and Tom Keiiier, began the vehement cheer...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Rice Thresher — 18 October 1916

THE THRESHER, OCTOBER 18, 1916 The Tea Room on the Mezzanine Tabte d'hote Supper, *n<j Mutie Every Saturday Night Drop in when Down Town—You'i) Like it. W. C. MUNN COMPANY Daylight Tea Room & Mezzanine H The Cteanett, Cootett <md Mott Cotafottoble Ptoce in Town {or Noonday Dinner or Luncheon. !t'< Conven- ient and Renontbte. You Can fAe L:ne NiarJ DresseJ m a Munn 5 A^en 3 *Su# TT'S Pep that wins and it's confidence that gives pep. The ru^e holds good on the footbaH &eid or in the * sterner game of Hfe. The fu!l back who sends his spirals forty, fifty, sixty yards a clip down the field %nou?s his line is holding. The line that hits 'em low enough and hard %nouM the backs are charging behind them. The back who hurls himself headlong into the struggling line before him ^nouM that ten other men are there to push him, smash him through. You ^4re Dressed :n One of Our Young Men's <Su%s You have all the confidence that comes only from the consciousness that one is we}l...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Rice Thresher — 1 November 1916

I? CMI? D n. JnLJLVH/ Vol.2 MCE INSTITUTE, HOUSTON, TEXAS, NOVEMBER 1, 1914 No. 3 CIVIL ENGINEERS ARE HAVING LABORATORY PREPARER POR THEM TESTING MACHINES OF VARIOUS KINDS ARB BEING INSTALLED. AUEngtniMPtBK Students at the Insti- tute Will Re Required to Do Work in the New Department. A new materials testing iaboratory is now being equipped for the civil en- gineering department of the Rice Insti- tute. It is located in one of the rooms in the basement of the physics building, which has been provided with running water, sink, tables and bins for storing materials. A Fairbanks cement testing machine has already been installed, with the usual auxiliary apparatus for mak- ing complete tests of cement. Various kinds of cement will be tested for ten- sile strength, color, thoroughness of burning, soundness, chemical composi- tion and activity. The methods used will be those adopted by the American Society of Testing Materials. There have also been ordered the fol- lowing machines for mak...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Rice Thresher — 1 November 1916

THE THRESHER, NOVEMBER 1, MM IDLERS' CLUB STAGES DANCE AT RICE HOTEL MfamMaMfs Affair is Attended by About Fifty Couplet) of Student*!. Social activities were formally opened for the college year by the Idlers' Club with a dance at the Rice Hotel on the night of Saturday, October 31st. Be- Bides the sixteen otttb members, approx- imately fifty couples were in attend- ance. In accordance with the custom that is rapidly becoming a tradition at Rice, only students an# their ladies were invited. All classes were represented in the congenial crowd that assembled in the banquet hail of the hotei for the pleas- ure of tripping the light fantastic. Freshmen and Sophomore exchanged dances without hesitation, and as an ad- ditional concession the iirst-year men were permitted to dispense with their fantastic headgear for the evening. Music for the dancing was furnished by Cuy (Fatty) Martin, ex-'18, and or- chestra. Several of the faculty mem- bers, in addition to the parents of some of the m...

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