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APG Slates Big Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
APG Slates Big Meeting Announcement was made this week that the 1953 regional convention of Alpha Phi Gamma, national honorary journalism fraternity, will be held at Oxy Saturday, March 28, In an all-day conference. Hank Dickson, president of the local chapter sponsoring the convention, says that plans are coming along well for a gathering of between 30 and 50 delegates. Included in the western region of the national fraternity are chapters at Santa Barbara State College, College of the Pacific, San Francisco State College, Fresno State College, San Diego State College, Chapman College and the University of Redlands. Plans include a business meeting in the morning, followed by informal bull sessions between the visiting delegates. After a luncheon, workshop sessions will be featured in which local representatives in the field of journalism will speak. A formal dinner will be held In the evening. The convention will be climaxed by a visit to Hollywood to see a radio or television bro...
Students to 'Talk Turkey7 for Turks [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
Students to 'Talk Turkey 7 for Turks The local United Nations Club Is beginning intensive prepara-. tion for the role it is to play In the model United Nations meeting to be held at the University of California at Berkeley on April 15-18, according to its newly elected president, Rick Norton. Occidental will represent Turkey at the Berkeley meeting, which is the third annual stu-, dent assembly of United Nations Clubs. Last year’s conclave was held at U.S.C. at which time Oxy represented Brazil. The United Nations Club has been active on this campus for the past several years. Mrs. Margery Freeman and Dr. Paul Johnson are faculty advisors to the group. In the December elections, in addition to Norton, other new officers were Dave Jordan, vice - president, and Helen Crafts, secretary - treasurer.
WSSF MAKES PLANS [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
WSSF MAKES PLANS Preliminary plans for the World Student Service Fund drive to be held March 16-20 were announced by Dixon Trueblood and Dick Rush, co-chair-man of the committee. An assembly program, a sock raffle and faculty hashing in the union have been scheduled. The following students were designated as chairmen for the various committees: Dan Demaree and Clara Thompson, solicitations; Sally Palmer, special events; and Red Gresham, special gifts. Craig Cunningham will act as treasurer.
SD Minister Is RE Week Enlistee [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
SD Minister Is RE Week Enlistee Reverend Ted Stein, Presbyterian minister from San Diego, has been chosen principal speaker for the 1953 Religious Emphasis Week, announce CoChairmen Rusty Lynch and Chip Hoffman. The observance has been scheduled for March 22-27. The purpose of the annual event is to re-emphasize the Importance of religion In student life.
Bookstore Has 'New Look', Serv-ur-self Method Used [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
Bookstore Has 'New Look', Serv-ur-self Method Used An ultra-modern remodeled bookstore with an eye-pleasing gray and yellow color scheme greeted Oxy students upon their return from the between-se-mesters vacation. "Before and after” pictures of the change along with a story about the planning of this arrangement will appear soon in the magazine of the National Association of College Bookstores. The new layout provides "serve-self'’ classified sections which will assist the students In procuring the desired articles quickly and easily. These sections will soon be marked by four inch letters. When asked about the students’ reaction to the new arrangement, Alma M. Creager, bookstore manager, stated that she has received many compliments on the new layout. She added that there has been a minimum of “queues” at the store and the service has been exceedingly fast; Miss Creager asked that students cooperate on two suggestions that will assist in providing prompt service: (1) use the turnst...
All-College Dance Titanic Scheduled by Cosmos Club [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
All-College Dance Titanic Scheduled by Cosmos Club An all-college dance festival Is currently being planned by the Cosmopolitan Club for the evening of Friday, March 13, in the Women’s Gym. The tentative plans include a demonstration period by costumed foreign students, followed by general participation in these and other folk dances. Among the countries to the represented in dance will be Eng- land, Greece, Germany, Japan, Denmark, and Egypt, according to Catherine Makrinikola, chairman of the event. "Plans are very sketchy at this point,” reports Pat McClatchey, head of the publicity committee, "but we hope to build it into one of the year’s best all-college events.” Clara Thompson has been named festival decorations chairman.
PRACTICE BEGINS ON COMEDY PLAY [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
PRACTICE BEGINS ON COMEDY PLAY Practices are now under way for "Much Ado About Nothing,” popular Shakespearean comedy to be given free of charge as a playmill production on Friday evening, April 24, at 8:15 in Thorne Hall. The play, under the direction of Miss La Nor Lombard, stars Dee Sharpe as Beatrice and Bill McKenzie as Benedict. All new costumes of the Italian Renaissance period are being obtained for the play. Mr. Omar Paxson is serving as technical director; Ming Cho Lee and Ruth Ann Jordan are designing sets. The supporting cast includes Darryl Guy, Ming Cho Lee, Louise Mudge, Pat Hollingsworth, Jim Croxton, Jim Warner, Errol Allan, Gordon See, Galen Schwab, Gary Kinnett, Rod Lackey, Le s Padfield, Janet Walsh, Chuck Bradley, David Milloy, Sue Burkhalter, Janet Walsh and Dolores DePew. The production will also be presented for the Shakespeare Festival of the Speech Teachers’ Association of California to be held on this campus on Saturday, April 25. This gathering of junior ...
Meeting Postponed [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
Meeting Postponed An announcement was issued yesterday by the Arnold Air Society that the meeting scheduled next Tuesday for girls interested In the Sponsors’ Drill Corps will be postponed until the following Tuesday, due to a conflict with the assembly schedule. The girls are asked to meet with Dr. Carl Trieb of the ' physical education department on March 3 at 11 a.m. on the football field. Uniforms will be issued shortly, spokesmen say.
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
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Page 2 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
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(CC Holds Annual Dance Tomorrow Night in Ontario [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
(CC Holds Annual Dance Tomorrow Night in Ontario The Inter-Collegiate College Conference is sponsoring- the annual ICC dance tomorrow night from 9 until 12 at the National Guard Armory at 950 Cucamonga, Ontario. Music will be provided by Freddy Martin and his band and attire for the affair will be dressy. Heading the planning committee are Scripps and Claremont Men’s College, while Oxy is handling the finances. Schools participating in the ICC dance include Chapman, Redlands, Claremont, Whittier, Cal Tech, Pomona, Scripps and Occidental. Romey Ufholtz, ASOC vicepresident, has been representing Oxy at the planning conferences. Bids for the dance are on sale for $2. Chosen by the eight schools to provide entertainment during the intermission was a combo consisting of Bill Rohr, Bruce Baggett, Rich Wonder, Dan Demaree, and Tony Newman.
Varied Spots Scene Party [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
Varied Spots Scene Party Between semesters vacation brought the annual sorority house parties the weekend of February 6, 7, and 8. Alphas and their dates went to Idylwide where they stayed at Four Chimney’s Lodge. Joanne Bennett was in charge of the affair. The Betas travelled to Alpine Lodge at Arrowhead. Plans were headed by Marilyn Slater. The Gammas and their dates journeyed to Fawn Lodge near Big Bear. Barbara Brockhouse was in charge of their plans. Again this year the Deltas held their house party at the desert. Merlo Seglie was in charge of all arrangements. The Zetas spent the weekend at the home of Vera Smith at Arrowhead. Patsy Karnes took care of the arrangements.
Dancers Present Concert in Gym [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
Dancers Present Concert in Gym The Occidental Dance Group, under the direction of Pat McGrath White, will present its annual concert, in the Women’s Gym, February 26, 27, 28, at 8 p.m. The intimate' nature of the studio performance will enable the dancers to establish a mood with the audience. Interesting effects will be achieved with “pool” lighting. This lighting originates above the dancers and is directed in vertical beams downward. The dancers then move about through areas of pure colors. The three sections of the program have been chosen to please a variety of interests. The first section includes some light numbers that are easily enjoyed. Among these are a tap dance by Meurisse Helm and a Spanish number by Barbara Hunt. The second group of numbers are for the imagination. They introduce some experiments in the modern idiom. In this section the entire group will perform in a dance entitled “Surrealism.” The third section of the program becomes more abstruse in the individual ...
‘Wifa [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
‘Wifa So ... . Spring is here —almost, and with the advent of this momentous new season we, In the subterranean passages under Freeman Union, hope that the social life of this campus will take a turn for the better, and that for once in the history of this school boys will be seen on campus, boys will speak to girls on campus, boys will ask girls out, and even the Occidental social functions will be populated. Or is ail of this too much to hope for!?! Well, sermon’s over—on with the weekly garbage barge. Quite a lot has happened since the last Occidental appeared; people getting pinned, engaged, married; fraternities and sororities pledging and activating; students getting other Students into offices (new officers being swam in—old officers getting cussed out). Anyhoo, congratulations to all in a'd vance. Those sporting new fraternity /ills are Zeta Ellle Speth who is pinned to ATO John Fuller; Delta Romey Ufholz to Theta Zi Wayne Mumby of Davis; Beta Patti Burns to Bob Stanton of C...
Hearts Stolen at ASOC Spring Dance [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
Hearts Stolen at ASOC Spring Dance Sponsored by the Junior class, the all-college Valentine Dance was held at the Glendale Civic Auditorium on Saturday, February 14. Paul Martin and his orchestra furnished the music for the dancers. Dress for the affair was semi-formal; women in formals and their escorts in dark suits. There was no admission charge and dance programs were available. Dottie Reitzell apd Boyd Bevington, social chairmen of the Junior class, were in charge of making the arrangements for the affair. Other class officers who worked on the dance were Patsy Reading, who was In charge of decorations; Jerry La Fleur, favors: and Nancy Van Law, publicity. Dan Oredson, class president, also worked on the dance details.
New Pledges Told By Zeta Phi Eta [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
New Pledges Told By Zeta Phi Eta Zeta Phi Eta, national professional speech arts fraternity for women, pledged new members January 11 In the Women’* Lounge. New pledges are Pat Hollingsworth, Ruth Lannorls, Jean Matthiessen, Nancy Ragan, Betty Rathbun, Kathy Walper, and Diane Woodford. Miss La Nor Lambard was initiated as an associate member. President Nesta Williams presided over the ceremonies.