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Page 7 text:
This year student journalists worked diligently
toward making THE FRANKLIN, the campus
newspaper, the unifying factor for increased
school school loyalty and spirit at Franklin Col-
Through its front-page news stories, THE
FRANKLIN tried to keep the campus informed of
all college activities and happenings. The editorial
page set forth the facts of campus problems, gave
the paper's views of these problems, and suggested
solutions. Not only did the editorial page criticize:
what was wrong, but also praised those things that
were good and gave credit where it was due.
Through its features, columns, and cartoons the
newspaper hoped to offer some entertainment to
From the last week in September to the first
week in June, THE FRANKLIN staffers could be
seen both night and day conferring with adminis-
trators, faculty members, or student leaders in
hopes of digging out the latest scoop.
The outstanding issue of THE FRANKLIN this
year was the one published March 12 in conjunc-
tion with the Special Convocation which was the
kick-off of the fund raising campaign for increase
ing the college's facilities. Other special editions
came out for Press Convention, Homecoming, and
the Go-To-College Conference.
First row: Jackie Wertz, Katie Thompson, Herb Pigman Barbara Shuler Colleen Tolson Second
row: Ann Mullendore, Connie Sunde, Joan Diggs, Janet Cartwright Third row Marlene Mitchell Jean
Williams, Sarah Purkhiser, Carole Jacobs, JoAnn Friddle Tranter Fourth row Bev Hendrickson Bon
nie Thompson, Irene Fuchs, Lynn Wood. Fifth row: Dewey Fmdley Larry Clark Ralph Sterling Bill
Bridges. Sixth row: Don Miller, Dick Darling, Jim Steewes
Page 6 text:
By the full ot' 1953, the Alndiunuck was well un-
der way. Pictures were being taken of the stu-
dents and the Ol'gZl.I1iZ21ti0HS. Staffs niet from 3 230
to 5:00 every Tuesday afternoon.
The copy stuff was busy, working under the
direction of the copy editor, Katie Thompson. Art
editor, John Puculzt worked diligently. and sports
editor, Herb Pigmun, prepared to present an over-
all picture of the sports engaged in during the
yeur. The business stuff started collecting ads for
the Almanack under the supervision of Pat Smith.
'Throughout ull its zictivity, the stuff never lost
sight of its main goal-that ot' presenting an uc'-
curute picture of life on the Franklin College
campus. It is this vuriecl picture that we give to
I-nst ion Betts Schnmtr .Ioan Minex Sue Murrell, .Ioan Diggs. Second row: Ann Mullendorc,
Esther Ramsey Loretta lxellains Lznole Jacobs, Third row: Mary Robertson. Margaret Rice, Sylvia Lewis.
Colleen Tolson Fourth ion Iiene Fuchs JoAnn Friddle Tranter. Katie Thompson, Anne Mitchell.
Bonnie Thompson Fifth ION! Herb P1 man. Patti Spahr. Bob Desatnick.
Page 8 text:
Carole Jacobs and Herb
The Freshman Edition of THE FRANKLIN,
which was published on April I-1, started the stu-
dent body home for Easter Vacation in the right
frame of mind. Although the Green Tops com-
pletely covered the news of the week, they used
the front page of the paper for ribbing the beastly
upperclassmen and faculty members. Leading the
Froshies in this undertaking were Janet Cart-
wright, editor, and Don Miller, business manager.
Herb Pigman served as editor of THE FRANK-
LIN this year. Second semester, Connie Sunde
took over the duties of business manager replacing
Katie Thompson, who left school.
Managing editor was Bill Bridges and as copy
editor, Bonnie Thompson corrected copy and wrote
headlines. Directing the coverage of sports events
was Jim Steeves, sports editor. As society editors
Mary Lynn IYood, first semester, and Irene Fuchs.
second semester. supervised the gathering of camp-
us social news. Ann Mullendore served as feature
editor this year. The cartoonist was Don 'fverdon
and the paper's official photographer x -Q Jim
Assisting the business manager this yea. were
John Schooler, advertising manager: Bev Hend-
rickson, exchange editor: and Carolyn Gilven.
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