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Masthead [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 February 1953
m OCCIDENTAL VOL. LXVIi, NO. 14 OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE, LOS ANGELES 41, CALIF. FRIDAY, FEB. 27, 1953 EDITORIALS OCCIDENTAL VOL LXIII, I NO. 14 OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE, LOS ANGELES 41, CALIF. FRIDAY, FEB. 27, 1953
Grade Point Soars High, Says Brady [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 February 1953
Grade Point Soars High, Says Brady Into the wild, blue yonder went the Occidental student body average for the fall semester, according to statistics recently released by Miss Florence Brady, registrar. A high of 2.57 was hit by the Bengal student body, with the women contributing a 2.76 average and the men, a 2.43 mark. Orr Hall topped the campus dormitories with a 2.82 average, •barely nudging Erdman out of the top spot, and knocking Haines Hall out of its customary first place. Following in the academic line-up were Erdman with 2.794; Haines, 2.792; Campus House, 2.72; La Casa, 2.64; Armadale, 2.41; Wylie, 2.39; Swan, 2,36; and Boondocks, 2.25. The all-over average for resident halls was 2.61, Greeks The four fraternities averaged 2.43, with Alpha Tau Omega’s 2.55 leading Phi Gamma Delta, 2.46; Sigma Alpha Epsilon, 2.415; and Kappa Sigma, 2.28. Averaging 2.74, the sororities’ grade graph displayed the following break-down: Alpha 2.96; Zeta, 2.83; Beta, 2.69; Delta, 2.66; and Gamm...
Local ROTC Hosts Vet Pilot Makinney Back From Korea [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 February 1953
Local ROTC Hosts Vet Pilot Makinney Back From Korea Continuing its emphasis on the cadet flight training program, the local AF-ROTC unit will next week host Lt. Robert L. Makinney, veteran Air Force pilot recently returned from Korea, who will fell of his experiences in training and in combat. Lt. Makinney is from Honolulu, Hawaii, and graduated from West Point in June of 1949. Since his flying training, he has been chiefly connected with fighter interception work in California and Korea. Lt. Makinney returned from the combat zone in August. 1952, and has since been stationed with the 94th Fighter Interceptor Squadron at George Air Force Base, California. Lt. Makinney is one of 18 Korean veterans who are currently making tours of the AFROTC units to answer cadets’ questions on the flying training program and the type of action seen in the present combat zone. The importance of more AFROTC cadets seriously considering training was recently emphasized by General M. K. Dichelmann, AF-R...
DANCE GROUP PROMISES STAND-OUT PRODUCTION Use of 'Pool Lighting' To Convert Women's Gym [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 February 1953
DANCE GROUP PROMISES STAND-OUT PRODUCTION Use of 'Pool Lighting' To Convert Women's Gym With two more nights of production left, members of the Dance Group’s annual Studio Concert are racing the flu bug down to the tape in a determined ‘effort to present one of the most outstanding dance concerts yet, according to Pat McGrath White, director. Staged in the Women’s Gymnasium, the seating capacity has been limited to 100 for each performance, says Mrs. White. A few tickets for tonight and tomorrow night are still available, however, and may be purchased anytime today in the Women’s Gym ofice or during noontime in the Quad. “We are sure that all spectators will be impressed with the transformation the gymnasium undergoes with our unique lighting system,” Mrs. White emphasizes. “Pool lighting, in which the dancers move about in areas of pure color originating from above, will be utilized.” Mrs. White is also sure that the libretto, “The Miraculous Mandarin,” will leave a lasting impress...
Speakers Vie for Nationals; Pepperdine Tourney a Crucial [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 February 1953
Speakers Vie for Nationals; Pepperdine Tourney a Crucial The Cal Tech Invitational Debate Tournament last weekend saw three Occidental debate teams finish “out of the money,” but the men’s upper division team, Steve Salsbury and Joe Wise, remained in the running for a bid to the National Invitational Debate Tournament at West Point, N. Y. Salsbury and Wise won three out of five debates at Cal Tech, defeating USC’s leading team and a tough duo from Stanford as well as a contingent from Long Beach State College. Their two defeats came at the hands of San Diego State and Pepperdine College, both of whom have won major tournaments this fall. Possible Bid Dr. Norman Freestone, forensics director and a member of the West Point appointment committee, indicated that the possibility of Occidental receiving a bid to the nationals was “very good’’ by virtue of the team’s over all won and lost record, which stands at 10 wins and 3 losses, including the Denver and Cal Tech tourneys. The fact tha...
Lot Closed [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 February 1953
Lot Closed Because Bell Field has been replanted and is not available for volleyball, the athletic department has had to close the upper parking lot (across from the gym) to use for parking. The lot will be reopened about April 15. Miss Janet Hoit, head of residence, points out that parking space is still available near the AF-ROTC office, Campus House and on Campus Road.
Faculty Makes Some Changes [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 February 1953
Faculty Makes Some Changes Four new members have joined the faculty at Occidetnal, this semester, according to a recent announcement by Dean Dumke’s office. Taking over Dr. Charles Frederick Lindsey’s speech classes during his sabbatical leave are Miss Janet Bolton and Mr. Robert Ryf. Dr. Andrew Rolle is teaching the classes of Mr. Robert Rodes, who this semester will complete his doctorate at Harvard. Mr. Robert E. Dickerson is taking the place of Mr. Robert Collier, who this semester will be Research Director, Southern California Research Council, Committee for Economic Development. Miss Bolton received her education at Northwestern, UCLA, and Syracuse University. She has had teaching experience at National Park College in Washington, D. C., the University of Missouri, Syracuse University, and the University of Southern, California, and has done work in radio acting, community programing, pageant direction, and public recital. For two years she was Assistant Editor of the Quarterl...
Campus Humor Mag To Arrive Monday [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 February 1953
Campus Humor Mag To Arrive Monday Fang, the Occidental funny book, will be available to students, in plain wrapper, this coming Monday as it presents an Occidental version of Time magazine. The forthcoming edition will mimic the famed news magazine in format and features, offering articles in the fields of Art, Sport, Foreign News and .Cinema. A review of Randall’s “Making of the Modern Mind” will spark the Books department, while Fang’s choice for “Man of the Semester” will highlight International Affairs, according to Editor Hansen. The specialties will supplement the regular features of the humor mag which include cartoons, jokes and a photo of one of Oxy’s prettiest coeds the Fang Queen. To keep pace with increased demand, nine hundred copies of this edition will be in the hands of the Tiger Taps on Monday.
Psychiatrist Hurley Bolsters Emotions [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 February 1953
Psychiatrist Hurley Bolsters Emotions Dr. Dale Hurley, a practicing psychiatrist, has been added to the staff of Emmons Memorial Health Center. As Oxyites know, when the flu bug hits, the place to turn is Emmons. This is also true when emotional problems face the student. Dr. Hurley has come to help the emotionally confused and upset Oxyite and not to lace near-lunatics into straigtjackets. The office hours will be by appointment from 1 to 5 p.m„ on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Appointments may be mad* with the nurse on duty. There is no charge for the first visit. Thereafter it is two dollars for an hour conference. It is hoped that Oxy students will take advantage of this opportunity for sympathetic counselling on their problems.
LADY AUDLEY'S SECRET HITS THORNE STAGE Iffh Century Style Invades Acting, Sets [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 February 1953
LADY AUDLEY'S SECRET HITS THORNE STAGE Iffh Century Style Invades Acting, Sets “Ah, you cursed, wicked woman! You are as evil as Satan. I will expose you to the world or I shall die!” Will Lady Audley triumph? Was George dead when dumped down the well? Will Phoebe live happily with her drunken husband? The Oxy Players will answer such questions as these on March 5, 6 and 7. Snappy Sets Sets and thespians now adorn the Thorne Hall stage; rehearsals are in full swing for the English melodrama, “Lady Audley’s Secret.” The audience for this production will witness a transformation of their familiar auditorium. The stage will extend out into the orchestra pit to the first row seats and will be illuminated by candle footlights. Tall drop sets, designed by Ming Cho Lee, are to be used, in colors ranging from chartreuse to flaming redorange. New Techniques The acting technique will be a satirization (not burlesque) of the dramatic style of the 1850’s. Asides and broad gestures are but two o...
Rush Outlines WSSF Functions [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 February 1953
Rush Outlines WSSF Functions In the near future Oxy students will be asked to make a contribution to the World Student Service Fund, announced Dick Rush, co-chairman of the drive. He emphasized the importance of all Oxyites being familiar with the work of WSSF and the critical need for its assistance in many parts of the world today. WSSF is the American branch of the World University Service or WUS. An organization of international scope, WUS deals exclusively with the problems and needs of students in every part of the world. “Only a few facts are necessary to illustrate the dire need in this area,” Rush pointed out. He revealed that in Turkey one out of twenty students suffers frdlfci TB. In Korea, of 30,000 colfcge students, 10,000 are refugees in critical circumstances. “In Israel,” stated Rush, “there has been a 600% increase in four years at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. And in Japan 15,000 to 20,000 students are ill with TB.” During the week of March 16, the student bo...
Newman Club Holds Spiritual Retreat Day [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 February 1953
Newman Club Holds Spiritual Retreat Day The Occidental Catholic Newman Club will sponsor an allday retreat, the “Day of Recollection,” Saturday, March 7, at St. Dominic’s Church, 2002 Merton Avenue, in Eagle Rock. Special guests of the local group will be Catholic students from Glendale CC and Caltech. Any Occidental student is welcome, however, George Holland, publicity chairman, emphasizes. Beginning at 9:30 in the morning, the day will feature spiritual talks by the Rev. Father John Fearon, 0.P., club chaplain, followed by mass and a holy communion luncheon at noon. The retreat is an annual event for the personal benefit of members and non-members of the Newman Club, Holland states.
Quesfionaires Net RE Week Ideas [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 February 1953
Quesfionaires Net RE Week Ideas In accordance with the results of the questionaire recently sent out, Religious Emphasis Week planners are outlining details for the seven-day observance from March 22 to March 29. The week will begin with Parent Sunday. Oxyites are urged by co-chairmen Rusty Lynch and Chip Hoffman to bring their families to Student Church. Morning chapel service will be held on Tuesday morning only, and the week will end with a communion service in agreement with student demand as revealed by the questionaires. - The questionaires netted interesting topics for discussion, according to RE Week spokesmen, and these have been sent to Rev. Ted Stein of San Diego, principal speaker for the week. Addresses by other local notables and student-faculty bull sessions will comprise the bulk of the week’s activity.
Morn Worship To Be Started See to Officiate At Session in WL [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 February 1953
Morn Worship To Be Started See to Officiate At Session in WL Initiating a morning worship service next Tuesday morning at 7 a.m., in the Women’s Lounge, the freshman class hopes to provide a regular period of meditation for the entire college. The weekly sessions will be student-led and will consist of music, a short address and meditation, lasting a total of twenty minutes. The topic for the first session will be "The Value of Morning Worship” led by Gordon See. Joyce Schinnerer and Marilyn Spaan, co-chairmen of the program, urge the entire student body to attend the sessions. Roger Carter is in charge of publicity for the project, while Sue Smith handles the music and Nan Merrimon the altar arrangements.
Group Organizes On Civil Defense [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 27 February 1953
Group Organizes On Civil Defense The distribution of all Civil Defense information coming to the campus will be the function of the recently organized Civil Defense Committee. Nancy Charlton was elected temporary chairman at the first meeting of the group. Dr. Charles Falk is the faculty advisor. "Ours is the educational aspect of Civil Defense,” explains Dr. Falk. "We inform the student body of any important releases from the Civil Defense headquarters.” Other committee members are: Joyce Conger, news reporter; Dotty Hosea, Erdman representative; Jan Holst, La Casa; Colleen Kistler, Zeta; Ann Garner, Gamma; Jo Ann Reinhard, Alpha; Maxine Bell, Orr; Christine West, Haines; Clark Scarboro, Fiji; Roger Carter, Wylie; Dennis Hague, SAE, and Joe McClasky, Off-Campus representative. The committee has seen no activity as yet but has organized and stands ready for any action that may become necessary. Mr. Jack Butt is the general chief of Civil Defense operations on this campus, and he coo...