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SCHOOL OPENS Freshmen get all in a dither while up- perclassmen take things easy during registration. The library is the center of attention for there the all-important grade book is secured and schedules handed out so that the student ' s future career may be mapped out. The bookstore does a booming business as school opens. Text books, papers, and notebooks are much in demand and Brother Riggs has a hard time waiting on customers. Another event is the first game of the season when, pajama clad Freshmen boys and gingham dressed Freshmen girls are put through the ropes by their upper classmates. Still another sign of the opening of school is picture week, when all good students come to the aid of the Yonco- pin and have their pictures made.
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QUEEN OF THE MAY FETE Traditional at Centenary is the ceremony devoted to the crowning of the Queen of the May Fete on the first day of the month which ushers in the placid blue skies and dreamy days of early summer. Each year a faculty committee selects four girls — one from each social organization and one from the non-fraternity group — and from this number the students select their Queen. This May, diminutive Catherine " Shorty " Loyd will reign, and from her throne, she and Maid of Honor Alline Boddie, surrounded by her court, will witness the celebration. The theme of the festivity this year will be Pan-Americanism and her royal highness will survey a typical South American fiesta, complete with market stalls, gauchos, senoritas, sombreros, guitars and even a bull fight. Presented annually by the W.A.A. as a climax to their athletic activity, the May Fete attempts to por- tray or interpret some major aspect of life in America through sports. Last year, when smiling Shirley Baird reigned as Queen, the fete traced the evolution of the dance in the United States, beginning with the Avar dance of the Indians and show ing the develop- ment from this primitive form to our modern ball room dancing. The square dances, Virginia Reels, and other forms of the light fantastic enjoyed by our ancestors were portrayed by the hundreds of girls who take a part in the May Day celebration. Bigger and better than ever are the plans for this year ' s ac- tivity when the May Court, composed of the Junior and Senior girls, escort Queen Catherine Loyd to her throne of honor and the Fete is on. Extreme left: Miss Catherine Loyd, Queen ot the Fay Fete (seated), and her Maid ot Honor, Miss Alline Boddie Scenes from last year ' s May Day: Shir- ley Baird looked truly regal as Queen ot the Fete . . . Lockhart and Alta Moor- man made a hit with the audience in the " Bicycle Built lor Two " number . . . Dancers trom all ages joined hands around the traditional Maypole to end the celebration
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RUSH WEEK Preparations for Rush Week include redecorating old houses and building new ones to impress prospective pledges. The Sigma Phi lodge is one of the most attractive of the new cam- pus homes. After bids are extended and accepted, the Chi Os and their brand new pledges make merry on the porch of their recently renovated house. As a climax to a formal rush party, the Zetas and their rushees take a trip to the stars via an airplane ride, an unusual aspect of the high pressure campaigns that are carried on prior to pledging. On pledge night, the new K.A. fresh- men parade over the campus in lock step formation. At each lodge they pause in their grand tour to serenade other new pledges, and are rewarded with punch and cake for their efforts. Here the Alpha Xis listen to their rendi- tion of " The Kappa Alpha Rose. "
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