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Talkers Trek To LB Tourney [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 12 December 1952
Talkers Trek To LB Tourney Members of Oxy’s forensics team will begin their Christmas vacation by traveling to Long Beach this weekend for a speech tournament sponsored by the Southern California Forensics Coaches Association. This tourney will bring together some of the better teams on the West Coast, including USC, UCLA, San Diego State and Pepperdine. Making the trip will be Western States Debate Champions, Steve Salsbury and Joe Wise, who will be out to retain their recently established reputation. Also looking for another taste of victory will be the lower division debaters, Merrill Francis and Jim Lare. Others making the trip and competing in oratory, exterm poraneous speaking and discussion will include forensics veterans Bill Eodma n,; John Graham arid Jim Croxton and two newcomers to Oxy forensics circles, Gary Philip and Came gie Calian. Commenting on the Long Beach venture, Dr. Norman Freestone, adviser, stated, “After our fine showing at the Santa Barbara and Denver tour...
Page 8 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 12 December 1952
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Page 8 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 12 December 1952
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Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 9 January 1953
m OCCIDENTAL VOL. LXVIII, , NO. 12 OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE, LOS ANGELES 41, CALIF; FRI., JAN. 9, 1953 EDITORIALS OCCIDENTAL VOl. LXVIII, , NO. 12 OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE, LOS ANGELES 41, CALIF. FRI., JAN. 9, 1953
FINALS INVADE BENGAL CAMP [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 9 January 1953
FINALS INVADE BENGAL CAMP The final chance to pass or to fail, to prove or to disprove their academic prowess, to study or not to study, will be given to Oxy students Jan. 20 to Jan. 29 in the form of final examinations. A similar chance will be given January degree-candidates, who are required to Take a comprehensive exam in their major field during the period January 19-20, contrary to tire February' date listed in the cata logue. Second semester classes will convene on February 9, accord- A complete schedule of final course examinations may be found on page 2 of this week's edition of The Occidental. ing to Miss Florence Brady, registrar, after a between-term vacation of a week. To provide study time for Oxyites, a social truce, suspending all campus social affairs for the week, has been declared. The only regulation applying to the taking of final examinations, announced the administration, is the observation of the Honor Spirit. Three hours will be allowed for taking every fina...
AMS to Feed Men at Fete [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 9 January 1953
AMS to Feed Men at Fete An invitation went out this week from Don Fulton, Associated Mens Students president, to all Oxy men to attend the annual AMS Fall Sports Banquet next Wednesday at 6:45 O'clock in Freeman Student Union. Tickets for the banquet went on sale In the Union patio this noon, and will continue to be sold during the noon period until next Wednesday, Fulton said. Resident tickets are 50 cents, non-resident and guest tickets, $1.25. Fulton cordially invited the men to bring their fathers. Speakers will be past members of the 1948 Occidental Raisen Bowl team who are now high school coaches in this area. The motion picture highlights of last year’s football games will be shown. Letter awards will be given out to last fall’s athletes, and trophies awarded will include the Bill Anderson Award, the Bud Collier Award for the outstanding freshman football player and the Fred Schauer Trophy. Speakers will include John Trump, now teaching in San Fernando; Ted Caderone, coach at...
Mid Semester Tryouts Set For Festival [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 9 January 1953
Mid Semester Tryouts Set For Festival Tryouts for Shakespeare's comedy, “Much Ado About Nothing,” will be held Monday and Tuesday afternoon in the Drama Workshop, according to Omar Paxson, drama instructor. The play will be presented as the climactic event In the Shakesperean Festival held annually oh the Oxy campus, scheduled this year for late April, Tryouts will take place between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. on Monday and 4 and 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Everyone is urged by Paxson to try out for the production due to the large size of the cast. Paxson says that he hopes arrangements can be made for a free production of the play for local students the Friday before the festival. The Shakespearean Festival, an all-day Saturday affair, usu : ally draws about 1000 students from high schools all over Southern California.
Drive Reaches $6OO Mark, Ends Short of $lOOO Goal [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 9 January 1953
Drive Reaches $6OO Mark, Ends Short of $lOOO Goal National charities copped 600 dollars from Oxy’s Tiger Chest last year, announced chairman Diane Hansford. Although this sum is quite a bit under the $lOOO goal of the drive, it is approximately the same amount as collected in 1951, she stated. Residences contributing 100 £er cent were Haines Hall, Orr tvall, Erdman Hall, La Casa, Armadale, Wylie Hall. Sororities and fraternities who gave their all were Alpha, Beta, Delta, Gamma, Zeta, ATO and Fiji. Close to 100 per cent were Swan Hall and SAEs. “The Tiger Chest Committee was a little disappointed in the contributions of Off Campus Men and Women since more donations from them would have helped make the desired goal,” said chairman Ransford. “However, because of the necessity of fitting the drive into the social calendar at this date, and as a result of students being asked to donate to Christmas projects, we feel that the student body really came through in their contributions,” she ...
Bookstore Gets Face-Lifting, Self-Service Plans Underway [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 9 January 1953
Bookstore Gets Face-Lifting, Self-Service Plans Underway Upon returning from Christmas vacation, Oxy students perceived the student store undergoing a metamorphosis. From the outgrown shell of old, the student store is slowly blossoming into a beautiful modern plant. The plans for the new store are on display at the entrance. According to Alma M. Creager, manager of the book store, the plans will be realized next week. Miss Creager expressed thanks for student cooperation during this great change. It is the students who by their patronage have made the “new look” possible, she said, and their continued support is expected in the new surroundings. Alma Creager
Presses Rest [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 9 January 1953
Presses Rest With the end of the semester comes the end of onehalf of Vol. LXVII of The Occidental for the 1952-53 college year. Issue number 13 will hit the stands after finals, vacation and registration, on February 20. Staff members will take the first week of school to get fully enrolled before turning to the typewriters for the second semester.
MUSICALS ARTISTS BEGIN REHEARSALS [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 9 January 1953
MUSICALS ARTISTS BEGIN REHEARSALS Rachel Bryant, Jerry iFtzgerald, Mary Lou Hartsough and Steve Gnagy will star in the March production of “Where There’s a Will,” 1953’s ASOC musicale. Producers and co-authors Joel Davis, Bob Huddleston and Nancy Ragan announce that rehearsals will commence next month. Hill Flower Miss Bryant will portray Peonie Clop, hillbilly flower of the Ozarks, whose parents try to male her with Big City Dandy Schuyler 111, (he part to be play--ed by Jerry Fitzgerald. Peonie's ma and pa will be Mary Lou Hartshough and Steve Gnagy, respectively. The valet to the million dollar heir, Schuyler, is to be portrayed by Errol Allan, wdrile the part of the charm school mistress, Madame Eaux Pas, will be enacted by Barbara Hunt. Other parts chosen in last months’ tryouts are: Penelope to be portrayed by Martha Adams; Pamela, Diane Woodford; Gladys, Lois Prosser, Mable, Betty Rathbun; Bridgeport, Tom Bickford; Messenger, Mike Bernay; Man I, Keith Anderson; Man 11, Gary K...
Approval Given for Course Alterations [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 9 January 1953
Approval Given for Course Alterations With the new semester close upon the students of Occidental, the big question is: What courses shall I take? The registrar’s office has given this list of changes of the courses originally listed in the catalogue. " The following new' course# have been approved: Education 228. Personnel Administration —Falk. 2 units. English 62 Journalism— McCoy. 2 uhits Sociology 199. Research Techniques in Urban Sociology— Sheldon &amp; Greer. 4 units. Deviations from catalogue offerings were also approved. Those not listed which will be offered: Economics 106 (Identical with Political Science 170), English 153, German 6, Political Science 157. The following will not be given as offered; English 124, Geology 114, German 4, Mathematics 130, Political Science 159 and 251, Psychology 134, and Sociology 101 and 163.
XMAS VACATION BRINGS ENTRIES [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 9 January 1953
XMAS VACATION BRINGS ENTRIES Entries in the Forest Lawn Memorial Journalism Awards contest are coming along well, according to Hank Dickson, president of Alpha Phi Gamma, the group in charge of promoting the contest on campus. Contestants were urged to make the most of their vacation time, and more than a dozen of them turned in first drafts of one of their compositions the Monday school commenced, he said. These compositions have been sent to Mr. Ray Zeeman, assistant city editor of the Los Angeles Times, who is coaching the contingent of Oxy entrants. Zeeman will be present next Thursday during assembly period to go over these entries with the individuals. Students may still take advantage of this opportunity for personal coaching by submitting a draft of one of the compositions by next Monday morning in The Occidental office, Dickson said. A $lO incentive award will be given to the writer of the best draft.
Plans Advanced On ICC Dance [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 9 January 1953
Plans Advanced On ICC Dance Plans for the annual InterCollegiate Conference danoe were advanced at the latest meeting of the Conference committee held at Redlands. Freddy Martin and his band have been asked to play for this dressy affair which will be held February 21 in the Armory at Ontario. The cost of the bids, to go on sale the first of next semester, has not been announced as the committee is still checking on tax against the affair. Heading this planning committee is Scripps and Claremont Men’s college with Oxy handling the finances.^
Facey's Honor Court looks at Semester [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 9 January 1953
Facey's Honor Court looks at Semester The Occidental Honor Court has tried only two cases this semester, reports Chairman Laird Facey this week. Both cases reported were cheating on papers, and both were convicted with zeros on the papers. Members of the Honor Court are Laird Facey, chairman, Nancy Nay Penney, Joan Davis, Dan Demaree and Don Ziegler. These students meet and render decisions without any assistance from the faculty. Dean Dumke acts as faculty advisor, but the court has supreme power of decision. Earlier in the semester the Honor Court printed a pamphlet on the Honor Spirit for new Freshmen. The Honor Court also gave a panel discussion for an assembly, with the help of Miss Elsie Mae Smithies, Dr. Ben Culley, Dr. Glenn Dumke and Colonel Loren Nickels,
Asilomar Elects Harvey to Post [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 9 January 1953
Asilomar Elects Harvey to Post Seventeen Oxy students and three faculty advisers returned Saturday from the 1952-53 Asilomar Conference near Monterey, enthusiastic over the results of the week-long YMCA- ; YWCA-sponsored meeting. ■ Chuck Harvey, Oxy senior, was elected co-chairman of next year’s Asilomar conference on Saturday afternoon by delegates. | The 1952-53 Asilomar revolved around the theme, “Christian Dynamic in a Shaken World.” I Platform speaker for the conference was Dr. Howard Thurman, noted speaker, writer and minister of the Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples in San Francisco, who told the delegates that "the human spirit makes two basic demands upon life that some sense of order ... be part of the experience of our life . . . (and that) there be means by which the isolation of the individual may be broken.” i Every individual, he said, is possessed with an urgency that calls for a fulfillment, j Referring to America’s role in relation to other nations and other...
Library Plans Book Auction [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 9 January 1953
Library Plans Book Auction About 300 old and new books will be offered to the highest bidder in a library auction to be held in Mary Norton Clapp library next Monday through Wednesday, according to Miss Ruth Diveley, order librarian. Tomes included cover the fields of history, political science, biography, economics, sociology, literature, mathematics, science, education, psychology, philosophy and religion. The books will be displayed in Fowler Case in the main hall of the library from 7:30 a.m. Monday through 4 p.m. Wednesday, Miss Diveley says. During this time students may enter bids on slips provided for each item. Highest bidders will purchase their books Thursday noon.
Coed Stondin On the Spot [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 9 January 1953
Coed Stondin On the Spot Registration usually causes a lot of confusion, and a coed at North Texas State college almost got the worst of It. She was going through registration lines when she was ushered into a separate room. The cold ominous air of this separate room gave the young lady a scare. Soon a nurse approached her and relieved her fright by telling her that since she had no record of a previous vaccination, she would have to take one now. “But,” the young lady stammered, “will that work? I’m registering for my husband.” Sponsored by the “Fairs and Squares,” another square dance will be held in the Women's Gym tomorrow night from 8 until 11 o’clock.