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'paux “Pat [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
'paux “Pat By MING AND UTZINGEH To criticize a professional performance such as “John Brown’s Body” in a college newspaper will seem to some to be overstepping certain bounds. However, these bounds have been overstepped by lesser lights in lesser newspapers many times before, so we feel some justification. “John Brown’s Body” was excellently staged with simplicity and dignity, and the interpretation of an epic poem in the symphonic arrangement of human voices was in itself a worthy theatrical experiment. The production, however, suggested nothing beyond a mere experimentation, and even then it was hardly a success. First of all the performance lacked smoothness, balance and direction. Although John Brown's Body did have its rare dramatic moments, they were sadly few in number and they came at the least controlled and expected times. The show as a whole seemed choppy and In places even dragged. For example, Mr. Power opened the show with an excellent reading of Benet’s word picture o...
FEMME IST LT. TELLS OXY GALS OF WOMEN'S USMC [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
FEMME IST LT. TELLS OXY GALS OF WOMEN'S USMC By ELSIE FOREMAN Oxy women students recently got a chance to find out first-hand what life as a woman Marine officer would be like when First Lieut. Edrey Schendel, USMC, visited this campus. i Tremendously interested in her job, this pert and vivacious brunette was a good pick by the big brass in Washington for the task 01 informing interested college women about the Marine Corps Women’s Program. Now Women Procurement Officer for the West Coast, Lieutenant Schendel tours Oregon, Washington, California, and Nevada colleges speaking to women. A graduate of San Francisco State College where she majored in history and mlnored in literature, the Loot—short for lieutenant taught remedial English at that college for a year and then went into business. She also attended Pacific College in Oregon where she studied under ye old Oxy professor Gloyn. “He was just tremendous,” sh says. Civilian life seemed rather dull to the Loot—just one 24 hours af...
New Students Sign For Yearbook Pix [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
New Students Sign For Yearbook Pix Mary Oliver, portrait editor of La Encina, has announced that all new students at Occidental should sign up in the quad at noon today for their yearbook portraits, which are to be taken next Wednesday, Ftbruary 23. All organizations not yet photographed are scheduled to have their pictures taken next Tuesday, February 24. This year’s annual, under the editorship of Joan Cornelius, will feature a transition toward more modern Ideas. Original modern art work and more color will be evident. Rather than having a definite theme, the book will be held together by consistency of design.
Page 7 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
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TWO SPEAKERS ON NEXT WEEK'S SKED [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
TWO SPEAKERS ON NEXT WEEK'S SKED John Scott, author, lecturer, and foreign correspondent for Life and Time magazines, will be the speaker at next Tuesday’s assembly when he will discuss “Europe —Rebirth of a Continent.” Mr. Scott Is one of the leading authorities in the world today on European problems as he has lived and traveled extensively on the Continent, at various times been head of several • overseas news bureaus, and has lived for nine years inside the Soviet Union. Worked in Urals Scott attended the University of Wisconsin for two years before he discontinued his education to see the world and write. Armed with a metalworker’s certificate, he headed for Russia', where he worked for five years in various industrial plants. In 1937, along with thousands of other foreigners, Scott was forced to leave the Soviet Union. His first book, “Beyond the Urals,” tells of his life in the Siberian steel mills. A correspodent for a French news agency was Scott’s next Job. In 1940 he made...
Kennedy Gives Senior Sermon [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
Kennedy Gives Senior Sermon The senior sermon of Bill Kennedy, Oxy pre - theological student, will be given this Sunday at Student Church. Kennedy is a history major and his activities include being president of Kappa Nu Sigma and treasurer of Student Church. Bill B'ackemeyer will be head of the Sunday service committee this semester. The services will begin at 11:30 a.m. Choir rehearsals, under the director of Dodo Kirkpatrick and Bob Bledsoe, will start at 10 a.m. In the choir loft. A program on summer work camps will be presented at Fireside Fellowship this Sunday evening. A representative of the American Friends’ Service Committee and several Oxy students will be on hand to tell of projects and their experiences with them. Gale Dunn and Dick Rush are in charge of this affair, which will begin at 6:45 p.m, In the Women’s Lounge. Vespers committee this semester will be headed by Bill Smith. This event is scheduled to take place each Thursday evening at 6:45 p.m .in the music chape...
Summer Jobs Now Available [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
Summer Jobs Now Available Looking for a summer job? Better check the Vocational Guidance and Placement Office, then, because they have positions open for anyone who wishes to work during the summer months, according to Carol Rapson, assistant placement adviser. Information may be obtained concerning work at national parks, department stores, camps, resorts and offices. Those wishing work at any of the national parks should obtain information immediately since the parks complete their staffs by April. During the next two weeks there will be representatives from various concerns on the campus to interview senior men. Mr. D. G. Hunt of Proctor and Gamble will visit the campus next Tuesday to interview seniors qualified in commerce and finance, political science, and economics who are interested in production management. Appointments for interviews beginning at 9 a.m. may be made with Mrs. Phyllis Knight In Johnson 6. Mr. M. E. Crowther, personnel, assistant for industrial relations and...
Discussion Set Thursday for FL Contest Entries [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
Discussion Set Thursday for FL Contest Entries An informal discussion session will be held by John McCoy, journalism instructor, for all interested contestants in the Forest Lawn Jaurnalism Contest next Thursday at 4 p.m. in J23. This session should prove especially interesting for contestants who have already submitted preliminary entries, spokesmen say, since McCoy will have gone over their papers by that time and will be able to give them his suggestions. It is emphasized, however, that the meeting is open to all students,whether they have submitted an entry or not. Ray Zeeman, assistant city editor of the Los Angeles Times, recently spent an evening with approximately ten contestants, going over their first drafts with them. At this time $lO was awarded to Joanne Boyd for having submitted the best first draft. Zeeman commented that the entries were of high quality, and that with a little polishing could be turned into first-rate material. Students who have ideas in mind for a pa...
Honor Court Spots Filled [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
Honor Court Spots Filled by Juniors Dale Bruner and Chip Hoffman, juniors, were appointed this month to fill the Honor Court vacancies left by retiring seniors Don Ziegler and Laird Facey. Members retained on the Court are Joan Davis, Nancy Penny and Dan Demaree. Miss Penney is the new court secretary, while Demaree takes over as Honor Court Chairman. Of nine cases handled last fall, there were eight convictions and one acquittal, Laird Facey, retiring chairman, reported. Each September three new members join the court and each February two more are replaced. Glenn Dumke, dean of the faculty, is court advisor, but is not present at court sessions. The decisions are made by the court and recommended to the dean, who enforces them.
Play Revives 'Mellerdrama' [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
Play Revives 'Mellerdrama' The days of the melodrama are slated to stage a comeback on the Thorne Hall boards next March 5, 6 and 7 when the Oxy Players present their third mainstage production of the current season, “Lady Audley’s Secret.” This play, going back into the days of asides, olio acts and mustached villians, will give play-goers a picture of the style of acting and the mechanics that made up the oldfashioned “mellerdrama.” Playing the title role of the beautiful and wicked Lady Audley is Dorothy Jackson. The plot has two heros, George Talboys (Jim Warner) and Robert Audley (Douglas Ramsey). Alicia, the lovely and firey step-daughter, is Sandy Robbins; Ming Cho Lee takes the part of 70 year old Sir Michael Audley. Staggering through this drama is drunk Luke Marks (Mike Macready). Louise Medge completes the cast as Luke’s wife, Phoebe, a sweet and innocent maid. Barber shop quartets, popcorn and candy selling, and gaily costumed. Morris Dancers are also included in this ga...
HARRIS WINS SEAT ON MAGAZINE BRD. [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
HARRIS WINS SEAT ON MAGAZINE BRD. Oxy’s Ann Harris has been chosen to be one of 700 members of Mademoiselle’s national College Board. Last November thousands of women college students submitted essays criticising the August issue of Mademoiselle. From these entrants were chosen 700 Board members, who are now in competition for the twenty Guest Editorships to be awarded in May by Mademoiselle. Miss Harris has chosen writing, rather than fashion, art or editing, as her field for competition. She has already completed two of her three assignments, the first being a literary criticism and the second, an article on fashion design. If Miss Harris is chosen to be one of twenty Guest Editors, her way will be paid to New York next June to help write the 1953 August College issue of Mademoiselle.
ASOC Musicale Has Choruses, Orchestra [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
ASOC Musicale Has Choruses, Orchestra “Where There’s a Will,” forthcoming ASOC musical slated for Thorne Hall presentation March 20 and 21, will feature two singing and dancing choruses, a full orchestra under the direction of Truman Fischer and a host of talent new and old to Oxy audiences. Rachel Bryant, Jerry Fitzgerald, Errol Allan, Steve Gragy and Mary Lou Hartsough will appear in the leading roles. Miss Bryant is featured as that unspoiled flower of the Ozarks, Peony Clop. The story, by Joel Davis and Nancy Ragan, involves many startling new musical ■ comedy innovations for example, the opening chorus will be sung in Latin. Heading the technical crew are Ruth Anne Jordan and Ming-Cho Lee, stage manager and scene designer, respectively. Barbara Hunt will direct the dances.
Page 8 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
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Page 8 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 20 February 1953
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