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Fraternities Plan Varied Dance Themes Tomorrow [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
Fraternities Plan Varied Dance Themes Tomorrow Each of the four social fraternities on the Oxy campus is planning its first semester dance to be held tomorrow night at 8:30 p.m, This year as in the past, the ATO's are holding their Jewel Dance. It is to be a formal din- ner dance at the Deauville Country Club in Santa Monica. John Price, Bill Fochler and George Francis are working on tht details. During the evening a queen will be chosen and each girl will be presented with a, corsage. Finalists for this contest are Gloria Clark, Dodo Kirkpatrick, Janie Magnuson and Dionne Sumner. The Fijis will hold their annual Purple Garter Dance which is a tradition of all Fiji chapters. A formal dance, the highlight of the evening will come when the story of the purple garter is told, after which a garter will be placed on each girl’s leg. Refreshments will consist of punch and cake. Gene Ross, social chairman, will be assisted with decorations by the entire house. This year’s theme for the SAE...
Caltech Invited To Patio Dance [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
Caltech Invited To Patio Dance Oxy students will have the opportunity to dance to the music of Bill Rohr and his combo at the After-Game Dance tonight in Freeman Union Patio. This affair will be stag or drag. Girls are encouraged to come stag since Caltech has been invited. Refreshments of punch and cookies will be served. The patio will be decorated in an Oxy theme with black and orange crepe paper. If it should rain the dance will be held in Alumni Gym; no admission charge.
Assembly Features Oxy Alum Speaker [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
Assembly Features Oxy Alum Speaker Mrs. Maynard Toll spoke at the AWS assembly last Tuesday on “The Educated Woman and Her Responsibility to the Community.” An Occidental graduate and member of the board of trustees, Mrs. Toll emphatically opined that a woman’s place in the home is worth more if she has outside interests. She is well qualified to speak on this subject, being the mother of five children and extremely active in civic and welfare organizations. Also included in the assembly was the announcement of the May Day Chairman, Nancy Van Law, who was introduced to the group. Surprise talent featured a vocal solo by Nancy Foster who was accompanied by Donna Thomas Barnes.
'P'KMfcectcny [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
'P'KMfcectcny The prospects this week were many, but prospecting was rather difficult, since another red-letter word has appeared on the Oxy campus. The most famous red-letter word around this nation is, of course, “Communism"; however, “Dirty Rushing" is coming up fast on the inside. Although this is rather old news, it involves something current, and even if it didn’t, it would be too good to pass up. I seem to pick on this certain professor quite a lot, so I won’t mention any names. The day after election this prof entered class with a pile of books in his arm', and said these words, “As Governor Stevenson has said, the people have made their choice. We must now all join together to forge forward in a common cause.” With these, he dropped his books which he had been holdiri'g to disguise a large printed sign saying “BEAT POMONA!” Football season is drawing to a close, and although sorority girls won't be able to attend the Cal Tech game tonight, and rushees will arrive late, the ...
Outfits Add To Shipwreck Dance Theme [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
Outfits Add To Shipwreck Dance Theme Strictly Social Fun and a rollicking time will be had by all at the Ship, wreck Dance, Wednesday, November 26, spokesmen said this week. This annual affair is sponsored by the Kappa Sigma’s, and the whole student body is invited to attend. The dance will start at 8:30 o’clock and is to be held at the 20th Century Woman’s Clubhouse on Colorado. Costumes are expected to add much to the occasion. Those who are going are asked to wear costumes depicting the ways in which people could be caught at the time of a shipwreck. Island Music Music will be provided by a segment of Harry Owens’ Royal Hawaiians. Surprise entertainment is also being planned. The committee in charge of the dance is comprised of Ken Edwards, Earnie Espenchield, Tony Newman and Merv Cooper. Close at 9 The dorms will not close for the Thanksgiving holidays until 9 a.m. the morning of the 27 for the sake of those staying for the dance. Tickets will be on sale soon for this dance. Las...
TiJitA SncC [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
TiJitA SncC Well, here goes another 12 inches of society news, and this week we're really at the end of our wits. It seems socializing has hit a new low here at Oxy. However, we did manage to go below the water line and find a few items. The annual Student-Faculty retreat caused a brief migration from Oxy’s sheltering cloisters to Camp Colby. A record breaking 150 enthusiasts endured sleeping bags and rain storms for the weekend away. We’d like to name all 150 since we don’t have anything else to say, but we won’t. A few who stayed home and studied were: And then Friday night on campus was another Square Dance, this time given by the Square Dance Club. We don't know a soul who was there so we'll go on to our next item, the Fiji dinner-dance. We did see a few couples there, although it was pretty dark (seems everyone was watching television). Couples were: Dixon Trueblood, Lari Lou Lindsey; Joyce Baldwin, Don Fulton; Martie Peck, John Browning; Joan Lewis- Bud Meeker. The ATOs were o...
Plans Roll on Homecoming [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
Plans Roll on Homecoming November 22 Oxy will play host to returning alumni and to the Pomona Sagehens at the annual Homecoming and aftergame activities. In preparation for the event this week have been elections for Tiger Princess. Elections were held November 10, 11 and 12 with the results to be announced before game time. Peggy Stenzel has the job of organizing and supervising the elections. Each dorm on campus will take part in the activities by creating the Homecoming decorations. A prize will be given to the best and most original decorator. * At the game itself the festivities will continue with a parade for the presentation of the Tiger Princess and her attendants at 1:30 p.m. on Patterson Field. During half-time, special card stunts are to be given under the direction of George Chritton and special half-time activities worked out by Bill Hazen' After the game, Tiger Taps are conducting tours of the campus for the Board of Trustees and interested alums. This year the banquet...
Bengal-Beaver Beef [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
Bengal-Beaver Beef By Doug Hawkes TIGERS POS. ENGINEER! 44 Joe DeCarolis—lBs LER 190—Lee Henderson —82 Beaver Lee is vet flanker on both port and starboard side. Track man and fast, plays both defense and offense. Joe, a junior, who shows good pass catching knack. Less experience than Tech. EDGE—Henderson 52—Gordon Wells—2os LTR 210—Chuck Tallman—7s Lotsa bone and sinew on Tiger tackle. Plenty rough and an All-SCIC choice last campaign. Chuck’s a senior and no molecule himself. Both are strong spots in lines. EDGE—Wells 50—Al Padilla—lBs LGR 185—Geo. McDonald—6o Bengal was All-SCIC last year. Not up to par due to injured wing. Mac, one of few Engineers with high school experience. Is Padilla’s arm 0.K.? EDGE—Even 40 Rudy Gallardo—l9s C 210—Walt Pilant—s4 Both pivetmen played reserve last year, but Rudy has had more battle testing in career. Bell boy has been looking fine for Tigs all year. EDGE—Gallardo 39—Don Headlund—l72 RGL 195—Hugh Taylor—69 Hugh is hard hitting, stocky guard wh...
BE THERE! [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
BE THERE! A two course meal of svvineskin a la mode is the program in store for Tiger fans this evening providing they make a showing at 7:15. At this time the battling East Pasadena Boys’ Club gridders of John Barnes take to the green to do battle with the Pasadena Boys’ Club. \ Headed by 91 -pound scatback “Whitey” Howard, Barnes’ crew will definitely present some razzle dazzle football. There’s plenty of seats, so let’s all break away from that big library and attend the fray.
Pomona Hosts in Annual Grid Fracas; Contest Rated Tossup [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
Pomona Hosts in Annual Grid Fracas; Contest Rated Tossup TIGERBABES BATTLE SAGEHICKS TODAY; ★ ★★★★★★★★★★ ★ ★■★★★★★★★★★ BENGAL BASKETEERS OPEN DRILL SESSIONS By JIM TERRILL With hopes of writing a triumphal finis tg, their 1952 campaign the Freshman footballers travel to Pomona College this afternoon to engage arch-rival Cecil ' Sagehen in 60 minutes of American Rugby. A victory today wpuld give the Tigers runner-up spot in the Conference while a defeat would drop them to third place. A slim chance for a share of the championship remains however, should Whittier lose any of their final games. In this event, the Poets will have to divide the top honors with Occidental due to the resulting tie in the Conference race. Big Problem Pomona coach, Ed Malari, is confronted with much the same problem as troubles local mentor, Payton Jordan. That problem being, how to build a winning team from a handful of inexperienced freshmen. Pomona’s season record brings this point out very clearly for th...
Oxy Runners Garner Fourth [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
Oxy Runners Garner Fourth Last Saturday the Tiger thinclads journeyed across town to Westwood to compete in the annual Southern Pacific A.A.U. cross country meet. Over 220 contestants from 31 schools went through their paces in both the junior 5,000 and senior 10,000 meter courses, a total of approximately 9 miles. None of the Oxy harriers placed in the first 10 in the 5,000 meter contest. But this was not the ease in the 10,000 meter run, as Jim Terrill gamely fought to garner fourth spot and Claude Fiddler and Austin Emmerling tied for tenth place. The Oxy contingent scored a third team place in the 5,000 meter event with a tally of 68 and a second in the 10,000 meter with a total of 37. Jordan Happy Although no stellar performances were turned in, Coach Payton Jordan was pleased with the results as a whole and feels that his boys showed definite improvement over previous efforts. By the way, congrats are due Don Munroe and George Holland for being selected captains of Oxyvllle’s ...
Thisa Way! [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
Thisa Way! All frosh followers who wish to attend today’s football game may arrive on the scene by going out Huntington Drive past the Anita oval to Colorado. Follow Colorado to Pomona where the helmsman will see a Po-mona-Claremont sign immediately on the right. Turn hard right and the greensward will be directly in front.
Kappa Sigs, Fijis Tangle For Probable IM Grid Title [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
Kappa Sigs, Fijis Tangle For Probable IM Grid Title By BERT WOODRUFF Off-Campus Men engineered their second victory of the intra-mural football season last Thursday, when they defeated Wylie Hall 28 to 20. The game’s outcome was in doubt almost all the way, as Wylie did not begin to fall behind until the closing moments of the game. OCM opened the scoring by sending Jim Hollinger over for the first six of his total of 19 points. John Hanna added the extra point on a flat pass. Bob Steadman of Wylie tallied the Wild Men’s first TD to complete the scoring for the first half. Both teams scored seven points in the third quarter, _ Mathias accounting for Wylie’s TD, with Bill Carling adding the extra point. OCM’s score came on a flat pass to Defrates who streaked down the field and into the Promised Land to •set the score at 14 to 13 for OCM. At that point it looked like the game could go either way. Then, in the final period, the aggregation from offcampus really began to roll, scoring ...
Chamberlain Wins Schauer Trophy [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
Chamberlain Wins Schauer Trophy Jack Chamberlain, a gridder with an educated toe, won the coveted Fred Schauer Trophy last Friday by garnering a total of 76 out of a possible 100 points. Chamberlain will receive an individual trophy plus having his name engraved on the beautiful Schauer Trophy. Tom Stadlinger was close on Chamberlain’s heels with 72, while Gordon Wells grabbed third with 69 markers.
Anderson Leads Casaba Crew for 27th Campaign [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
Anderson Leads Casaba Crew for 27th Campaign By DICK SOVDE The first basketball test of the season takes plate today, when the varsity and frosh squads meet In Alumni Gym at 3:30 p.m. Although the varsity is favored to cop this initial battle, the frosh are expected to give them a tough struggle. The varsity, coached by Bill Anderson who is in his 27th year here, is composed of ' * six returning letteannen, nine frosh prospects from last year and two outstanding transfers. The lettermen, Brucd Qllliland ? Ray Taylor, Don Russell, Baxter Golden, Jim Ryan and Red Gresham have shown good form and accuracy during the month of practice. Their skills were tested on Wednesday at L. A. State College. Joel Regan and Bob Gore have been doing an excellent' job and have been Working' hard along v h Bob Dorn, Jim Wakeman, I Delany, Dick Rush, Bob lenry, Maurie Muelle, Did; T'rlbig, Maynard Pratt, Bob I- .er and Martin Stout, Bi , ked The varsity s planning to play a 22-gai schedule with a home a...
★ Spirit? [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
★ Spirit? Our football team has done it’s part. It has shown it can win games by downing the Cal Aggies at the outset of the season and by dumping Redlands in its last outing. The games lost have usually been by the narrowest of margins—real heartbreakers. It has played good, aggressive football—running, blocking and tackling with a vengence. It has proved it can win, and that it will continue to do so. Yes, the team has done its part. Have we? Here on our field, they nearly upset the most touted team on the schedule— Fresno State. Yet only a small number of rooters turned out to see this clash. The showing at Redlands was even worse. Much has been said and will no doubt continue to be said about that intangible thing called “spirit.” But how can we expect the team to stay at fever pitch if the student body is not even interested enough to come out to see them play? Tonight our squad will be meeting a hepped-up Caltech eleven here. The Engineers will be pointing to knock off the Tig...
BOX ONE [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
BOX ONE By Red Gresham November 7, 8, 9 saw one of the finest expressions of what a Christian liberal arts college can be. I am of course referring to the Student-faculty Retreat held at Camp Colby. To me, it was one of. the finest things possible for many reasons. It is a distinct advantage which only our type college can enjoy. In many institutions of higher learning, a student-faculty retreat would not even be possible. This might be for several reasons—policy would forbid it in our state supported schools, the faculty might not be deistically inclined, or at least in such a way as to care to express it. I am afraid this is the case in all too many of our advanced technical schools. Last but far from least comes the consideration that most (probably nearly all I other schools don’t have an organ adequate to handle such a project. I think that if the Student Church did nothing else this semester, it has made a signal contribution to enriching our college lives by this successful e...
*p<ucx Pad [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
*p&lt;ucx Pad by Utzinger and Ming We have finally come to the conclusion that “Faux Pas” has been consistently losing its readers. We have received neither compliments nor comments. Even an article of pure nonsense could not have been so maddeningly ignored. Especially last week, having the misfortune of being sandwiched in between two more pertinent articles, (campus and national issues), "Faux Pas" appeared to be helplessly aimless and a little bit sacreligious. Eet us assure you that we have no intention of boring you. If we do, then you must find life itself boring, and there is no hope for you anyway. Maybe life is just boring here at Occidental; OR maybe it is a distinct dearth of any kind of cultural interest whatsoever. Last Saturday night, for example, the Occidental Players and Speech 140 presented the playmill workshop, an evening of experimentations and artistic endeavors. Such a performance could have been a very suitable topic for our discussion had the perfor...
Peanut Man First; Coke Seller Follows [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
Peanut Man First; Coke Seller Follows By JUNE DAWSON Maybe those checks from home don’t start rolling in till Monday. Or perhaps Union food satisfies youthful appetites. Whatever the reason, it can be safely said that the Bengal bunch is a hot dog’s worst friend. Concession king Jeff Meisser ~~ woefully reports that Oxyites buy a meager 9.2 cents worth of food per person at home football games. Junior college students rank next with 11.3 cents. The elastic - intestined high school crowd consumes a whalloping 18 cents worth. After a three year hitch as head hustler, Meisser will retire after this season. Before his term expires, he has allowed some trade secrets to be published. Apparently, the peanut man has the hardest job. He has to break the ice by making your mouth water for those doublejointed delicacies. Once you've surrendered, it's a cinch for the coke salesman But it takes a course in advanced abnormal phychology to sell peanuts to Oxy students in the first place. Have you ...
Union Chef Comes 4:30 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
Union Chef Comes 4:30 By JOAN ANGUS Have you ever wondered how and where the food that you eat in the Union is prepared? Fresh fruits and vegetables, milk, cream, and bread are received daily at the delivery entrance behind the Student Union building. As soon as they arrive they are cleaned, and potatoes are put through the potato peeling machine. Milk and eggs, ice cream, and meat are placed in separate ice boxes. Canned foods are kept in a large store room which is constantly checked to see that the temperature is right. The store rooms extend from the delivery entrance underneath the cafeteria almost over to the post office. The day begins early for the cafeteria employees. The chef arrives at 4:30 a.m. to fix breakfast. The baker begins at 5:30 and the engineer starts the cooking steam at 5:30. More cooks arrive at 6:00 to get the meal really going. While students are busily gulping before the 8 o’clock bell rings, the lunch preparations are already in progress. The average day ...