oi the Year • Instructed by Dean Hardin, Professors Banks and Earls; Paul Entrikin, Edgar Friedenberg, Albert Farnell, Leo Simmons, Glen Leapord, and Ed Railsback won the regional title in the S. I. M. A. contest and are now heading for the last round at Dallas. e The Alpha Xi ' s and the TKN ' s won a cup apiece for house decorations on Homecoming Day. So what? • Professor Odom took a group of psychology stu- dents down to the asylum at Pineville and we don ' t want to hear a word out of you about it either. • The Chi O ' s got three of the beauties, but the Zetas still won the top honor. That ' s what you get for split- ting your votes, girls. • Another trio was formed this year when another Zeta, this time Martha Shepherd, was elected band sweetheart for the third consecutive year. • In the more manly activities, Bill Snyder lifted the ball through the hoop enough times to be high- point man on the basket ball team, and Claude Mason slammed his way through the matches to be- come Southern AAU boxing champion. • Professor Ewerz represented this district in the curriculum revision project which is progressing rapidly in this state. What are the plans for arbitrating with sit-down students. Prof.? • Although the strictest of secrecy and censorship prevents us from revealing the ghastly details, we ' ve heard vague rumors to the effect that the annual faculty banquet N as a howling success, and that much that was on the program would liven up the Donkeypen considerably. • Music students can bang with more conviction and authority since the Centenary School of Music has been granted provisional membership in the National Association of Schools of Music, or some other paragraph to that effect. • Ogle-eyed State Fair visitors got an eyeful in the Centenary science department ' s exhibit of cotton products and fossils. The latter, collected by Edgar Friedenberg, required a full-time custodian to explain how they could be so old. • Boys who couldn ' t make the teams in any sport went in strong for the intra-mural contests, sponsored by the college for the first time. All sports were rep- resented except football, which is considered too rough for the little fellows, so they went out and played it all by themselves. • Alpha Sigma Chi ' s weekly (no! NOT weakly!) scien- tific book reviews, with coffee and conversation thrown in for good measure, look like a good thing. Why don ' t other groups with special interests try a hand at such reviews next year? V f " V v a ' X! AXam,, • Of course, you ' ve noticed them, who hasn ' t! Yes, we mean the clever and attractive displays and posters that Miss Althar has worked out during the year to induce the typical college student, who doesn ' t want to be educated, to read a good book now and then. • Page 171 t
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:: the Year • The ampitheatre was completed by W.P.A. during the summer, but we still don ' t have a stage. And what good is an outdoor theatre minus its stage? — ask any couple on a moonlight night! • A brother organization to the Maroon Jackets were the similar hued Shirts, who tried to inspire reluc- tant fans into cheering vigorously and failed dismally. It furnished an opportunity for the boys to shine, in their own lights, however, so they enjoyed it. • The Maroon Jackets marched out in fine style with drums to beat and tatoos to learn and shuttles to shuttle — only they didn ' t. Anyhow, with Rosenblath ' s baton and Johnnie ' s patience to guide them, the " sheep " did as well as could be expected. • The Conglomerate issued an April Fool edition, which was actually read (pardon — it was green), and the campus awoke to the fact that we do have a paper published here. The only trouble was, ye editor got so obsessed with the idea that he just kept on running burlesque stuff and people began to groan for the former days when they could quietly ignore the Conglomerate and pretend it wasn ' t there. In the middle of April the Chemurgic Council met on the campus, gathering speakers and listeners from far-away states as well as local circles. A large number of students sat through, and supposedly absorbed, the interesting talks. STHIS STILL THE APRIL FOOL 7 f EDITION?? r oX f • An unexpected but very welcome spring pastime presented itself in the form of Mr. Larkin, California astronomer, and his big telescope. Students spent several afternoons peering at Venus and learning about stars. (See last snapshot page.) 9 Another pleasant surprise was the rebuilt and streamlined Religious Emphasis Week. Despite the fact that an alarming tendency toward " Courtship and Marriage " was noted, particularly among the fair sex, the discussion groups worked nicely and really did a lot of good. At least it started some people thinking for a change. @ The sloppy but-hard-fought soft ball schedule introduced school-sponsored intra-murals in a big way. The twenty-five-game schedule, topped by a " little world series, " promises a cup to the victor and ali- bies to the losers. 9 The new tennis courts, such as they are, will be quite a help in preventing bloodshed when sixteen people want to use one court. Now, may we humbly suggest an entrance from Centenary Boulevard to the parking lot to save our tempers (and tires!) in another way? @ $500,000 would do a lot for Centenary, and we sincerely hope the campaign to secure it goes over. Nev buildings and equipment are not a luxury , but a necessity. This is the end, for which Allah be praised, and don ' t come pestering us about some important event we forgot to mention, because it probably wasn ' t worth it anyhow! • Pag« 173 •
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