Laney College - Oak Log Yearbook (Oakland, CA)

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Mz'r1'iff'x rnzlw' vmzrf ix tl jmfmfur gulf1r':'i11g f2Iuu' for XfIlllf'IIfY al IIIIUII, fu'f1u'f'f1 flf ' ulfujfny' ,... Lllfl.6Lfh,Q,p 'Mo jzudh, - HHS On Mvrritf vamjms sfzirlwiis ronccfnfrafv on Lilzvral Arfs, Business. The Morrill' Campus is noi only the fentcfr of Lil1c'ralArfs and Business voursvs, but an institution of individuality rrjclcfcffd by flat' iliwfrsifierl acfivifies of ifs sfzzdvnls as wall as by fl9f'p1'ofc'ssors who insfrnr! them. Of l'0iISill!'YdIl7ll' significance' also, in l'0l11plf'Il1l'HfiI1g Ihr' work of fbi' library, laboralory and classrooms, ara' flaosf' imporfan! z'na'f'a1'ors wlairla lie outside flu' mrrrifzzlzznz and yr! voniribzzfv llIf'll11if1gf1llljf fo Ihr, rcfalizafion of flu' jnirposv of the Collegv. Yrs, Morrill division of Oakland junior Collage has all'- 1fc'lojJc'd its own inJiL'ic1'11alify. 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Here, loo, zulzmlili' 11x'prriz'n4'z'x arc' guincvl flzronglv c.x'fr'ui'11rrir'11lm' uriirifies which ban' long brim rfmgnizrzl as u riial jzurf of ilu, Diz'isi0n's progmiiz. par' 'El I is H!ll"!l 'sl fl? ' .4 3 3 1 5? Q. Y , 'ilhti l l I 1111 f Truili'-Ta'c'lonic'al Building Flvfffy floilxcls form cc b6ll'kgl'UIll7l1I for flu' Jam 501170 ,c 'Q thy. qaafzh, Qwznfn and ffm fm, l'l7l'f'. , dg Plwlografilay xfmlwifs ai Lanny ronzlzim' flafory will? pravfical rivjnerz -Tm ARTS Col Lice . 0F ' mn 30858255 4 Where trees once flourishing grew . . . Stands the tower of wood and stone 6 Foreword . This is the Oakland Junior College Oak Log. It is the year in review . . . a pictorial chronicle and a reservoir of memories . . . a galaxy of otherwise irrevocable moments, of feelings, of sights, and of sounds. And above all, the Oak Log presents the people who lived these moments, who had the feelings, who saw the sights and who listened to the sounds. Whether lolling in the cafeteria, sitting leisurely in the sun, pondering academic questions in the classroom, exploring the mysteries of nature in the laboratories . . . urging the Thunder- birds to victory, or strutting briefly but gloriously an hour on the stage, raising voices in the choir . . . we here see ourselves in action. Chief motivating force behind the initial Oak Log is Willialil Rulon who conceived the idea and whose courage and judgment led to its realization. Progress was accelerated by the able assis- tance of Stuart Smith, Associate Editor, whose experiences as Editor of the Tower proved invaluable to the completion of the Log. Credit, too, is due the Student Government Associations and their presidents: George Spowart and Henry Dishroom at Mer- ritt, and Frank Wells and Norman Toly at Laney, for their fore- sight in assisting the crystallization of this original volume. Over-all direction and guidance emanated from "central in- telligencew personified as Dr. John F. Summersette, yearbook advisor, whose experience in the publication of yearbooks and competence did more to transform the Oak Log uideai' into a tangible asset than any other single force. The staff is grateful to Mr. Robert L. Ozias of Lederer, Street and Zeus, Printers, and to Mr. Robert Moon of California Art and Engraving Company, for courtesy, patience, and inspiration. To three photographers, the staff issues especial thanks for competence in photographing the people, the activities: Viales B. Studio of San Francisco, Ross Anderson, Tower photographer, and Francisco Ortiz, Jr., whose creative Leica photographs point to extended yearbook possibilities in 35 mm photography. A special cum laude is due Mr. Edward Abood, Faculty Year- book coordinator for Laney campus, for his diligence, perse- verance and interest beyond the call of duty, and without whose assistance this product might never have been realized. The 1958 Oak Log staff hopes that this book will be one of your cherished possessions and that it will provide you with many mo- ments of pleasant recollections. W11,1.1AM RULON, Editor STUART SMITH, Associate Editor DR. JoHN F. SUMM1-JRSETTE, Adviser Jima .5 Farulty mail boxvs: Purvrfyors of information, symbols of avtivity fd.wDDHLdMMHifhLJdCMH4,Wld . . jham' mwl,fh.eQ Dr. Clement Long, Director Oakland .lunior Collegeis two campuses are presided over by Dr. Clement A. Long. ln his first vear as the lnstitution's Director, Dr. Long has listed goals and established blueprints for the pattern of his future eHorts. As chief administrator on the Merritt cam- pus, Dean Blake W. Spencer has worked indefa- tigably to maintain and improve the College,s high academic standards. And Laney's Dean Thomas W. Cole, in his first year as the campus' head administrator, has envisioned expanded services and commensurate quality. The strategic and vital position of Associate Dean of lnstruction on Merritt campus is held by Miss Marian Malloy who has sustained this office since the College's inception and whose efforts have helped Merritt campus to realize enduring values. The responsibility of providing services which are maximum to the development of each stu- dent's personality is the charge of Dean Clyde Fake at Merritt and of Dean Paul Thomas at Laney. Both supervise a comprehensive student personnel program. Business affairs at Merritt come under the range of Assistant Dean James Locke, a familiar figure on the campus. And the multiple duties of the evening schools are handled by Dr. Wil- liam J. Lafferty at Merritt and by Dean Fred- erick Manglcsdorf at Laney. The Colleges administrators lead the way to- ward its strong foundation today. Left: Laney's Dean Thomas W. Cole. Right: Merritfs Dean Blake W. Spencer. p16ll'L,l2J2D to ' "" WAffF Dean .Marian fwalloy, Assoriafv Dvan of Instruction, Merritt Campus Left: Dean Paul Thomas fPvrsonnvll Laney Campus Right: Dean Clyde Fake fP0rs0nn0U Jllcrritt Cam- pus ...LL livirzq, RFILLLL Dvan Frvderick B. Mangleszlorf Drfan ,Iamvs Lo:-kv Dvan Willidllly J. Laffvrty Lanvy Evening Srhool Business Affairs, Merritt Wlerritt Evvning School Jhaymtzfwimmfuag Drama, ou Wm hkm Drania courses inrludc- prinri- plvs and the-ory of acting, stage- craft, and make-up, and lntro- duction to Journalisni. Newspa- pcr and magazine writing urv in- Cilltilxll in .lournalisnl offvrings. tl,-ri : John Gothberg, Nl rs. Ann Sullivan. Frederick Wfahl. wwe' Englifb Tho English Dt7lliil'llllf'Ill is in- tvrestvd in helping studvnts inn- provc their individual ainilitivs as they learn how to vxprm-ss lhnir ideas and critically CXZIIII- inc the ideas of others. First row ll-rt: Mrs. AIIIICIU' iVIl'C0llliiS, Miss Nlaryjam- Dun- stan, Nliss Bess Cuddy. M rs. Klau- rintf clI'illlWVO0li. Clmirnmll. Sm'- ond row tl-ri: John Paul. Mrs. Xlarian Pauson, Dr. J. F. Suni- nxersvttc. Mrs. Mary Wdiitlock. Richard Vivtti. Absent: J ark Ro- mine. john Hens. Miss K2lliIil'PIl Sullivan, Dr. Lucillv Green, Douglas Baugh. Foreign 6l1flg1fl6lg6.f Foreign languagvs are of great and innnvdiatv importance to the welfarv of tho nation. Loft to right: Dr. Ben Char- ney, Nllrs. Cliristrl Cranston, Chairman: Mrs. Mary Huddle- ston, Mrs. ,Ioan Chapman, Gor- hard Ewvr. Alnsvntz Nianuvl R. Harrooa. hyficcll X Education C Mufzk Music students reccive a wcll- rounded education, and thcir courses coordinatc theory with practice. Harmony, piano, and music appreciation arc among thc most popular courses. Faculty ll-rt: Cecil Enlow, Chairman: .lohn Cirimele. Miss Burnctte Thompson. High standards of sportsman- ship are stressed hy the Physical Education Department which also has a rich and varied pro- QLFZIIII designcd to provide physi- cal education for all OJC stu- dents. Faculty. scatcd tl-rt : Mrs. Marian Bcekcn, Miss Caryl Cuddchack. Chairman, WOIIICIIVS P. E.: Miss Bctty lflllct, Mrs. Dor- is A. Meek. Standing tl-rl : Ken- ncth C. Hallstone. xwillllillll Rock- well. Vernon Vlll'lI'llM'2lSS8l', Gil- hcrt Callics. Chairman, Menis P E Art Thc A rt Department has made the studcnts of Uakland Junior College conscious of the various cxprcssions of hcauty in Fine Arts. Facility ll-rl : Dr. Herbert Saylor. Nlrs. Helen Dozier, Chair- man: Robert Carty. .-'lbsw1t.' Er- ncsl Ball. wmacholwurdwniediathuh . and woman, of ' , lufww H011ze conomicf Home Eeonomies sluflents at Oakland junior College learn all about foods, and also get a hroatl hackgrounil necessary in textiles and nierehanmlising. Faculty ll-rl: Mrs. Dorothy Christensen, Mrs. Helen C. Moody. pw Engineerin Fundamentals ol' Engineering Drawing, Elementary Metallur- gy. Advanced Engineering Draw- ing. and Plane Surveying are among the Engineering courses offered at Merritt. Faculty tl-rl : Thomas Conley. Arthur Horton, Nlrs. Virginia Nlorton. Lloyd E.C1iIfo1-fl, Chair- mang Keith Gerlaeh. Henry J. Armstrong. 5 x Y 5 Q fcieme Faculty, seatefl 4 l-rt : Dr. Paul Burlingame, Bacteriology, Chemistry, Theodore R. Gen- try, Physics Chairman: Edward Castle, Zoology: .lohn Holle- man, Chemistry: Mrs. Gerta Nlathan, Zoology, Lawrence Martens, Chemistry, Physical Science: Dr. Marian Reeves, Bot- any, Biology Clzairniang Dr. Fred Dietz, Chemistry, Miss Pa- tricia Wong, Chemistry. Ahsent: C l a yt o n H e r I i n g. Clwnzistry Chairman: Noah Lewis. Physics. way avr Matbewizaticf Among the llalllvmatit-s offer- ings are Geoint-try, Trigononi- etry, College Algebra, Statistics, Calculus. General and Business lVlE'ltll0IlliltlCS. Seated ll-rl : Henry J. Armstrong, ,lo- seph Bertram, Mrs. Beryl lloyer, Mrs. Honor Slfllglllilll. Raymond Barns-tl. John lfujii. Standing ll-rl: ,lack VV. Mann. l.loyd Cunningham, lfhairnzurz. Absvnl: Mrs. Frances Moysrey. azkiw----M W. ,....: . , 9 5' Q Y. xx facial Science Courses in the social Ht'i0llCCS form a part of students' general education. Contemporary proh- lCIllS, institutions, and group in- teraction art' atnongg the areas stressed. Seated ll-rr: Neil l.ln-as, llistoryg Dr. Yale Maxon, Historyq Paul De- Ford, Clmirnmng Willizlril Platter, His- tory. Standing ll-ri: Irving Bohll, Sociologyg Wzlyne Werl4'li. Political Svienre: Charles Duffy. llistoryg Charles M4-Mahon. Philosophy. Ab- sent: Dr. l'.u1'ia Kinnaird. Ensio Aalto. Robert Fryluvnlrerg. .m., gps. 5: A 2? 1 t wry' 'R Bufineff Conipclence in scvrctarial and accounting work in addition to hasit' training for jolrs in lrusi- ness enterprises as well as husi- ness zulininistration are among the vomffrns of the Business Dc- partinont. Seated fl-rl: Miss Sylvia l.ang.f0rd. typing: Mrs. Mildred Parker, Short- hand and Typingg Miss Maxine 'fre- vethvn. Shorthand and 'llypingg Mrs. Ruth Snyder. Arvounting. Business Ad- ministrationg Mrs. Flora Van lfossen, Chuirnmrig Mrs. ,lean ,lense-n. Short- hand and English. Standing: ll-ri: Howard Rf-init-k. Filing, Arcountigigq Leon K1-5. Business .'x1llllltlrlI'Zll'0lI, Economics: Miss Ethel Murphy, Typ- ing, Key Drive Calrnlatorsg Mrs, ,lo- sephine liraltesani. Shorthand. Typ- ingg Mrs. Elsie Madsen, A1-zounting Machines. Rotary Calrulatorsg Emery Cihson. Business Prai-tivi-H, llus'ness Adininstraliong Charles llozilin. Sales- manshipg Ronald Elwrharl. Business Prat-tive, lnlrodurtion to Business. Ab- sent: Mrs. Estelle l.ivingslon. Typing. . . . who ,Ulif6L1l3,Q, flwh, OMTIJBIOVJ A guiding idea behind the cd- ucational plan at Oakland ,lun- ior College is interest in the in- dividual student, and counselors strive for depth, range and warmth in dealing with students. The oliice advises students from a collection of data which has been carefully assembled and analyzed. Registrar Merle Quait Staff, seated tl-rl: Mrs. Madge Spoon. Mrs. Nancy Cowan, Miss Frances Richards, Miss Olive Dietlein, Mrs. Aline Burkett.. Standing tl-rl : Dr. Wil- liam D, Lawrence, Tudor Jones, Caleb H. Lindquist, Williani Olsen, Dayton Axtell, George Mannen, Paul Segel, Head Counselor. Regiftmr The College's academic records lMerritt campus? are kept by Miss Merle A. Quait. She is kept busy compiling grade point, averages and assembling data on students. tfecretarzef The College's secretaries are an important part of the organiza- tional structure. 'QGirl Friday's,', they are always on hand to serve the staff and students. Seated, tl-rl: Miss June Yamane, Placementg Mrs. Gladine Taber, IBM Operator, Miss ,loan Russell, Student Personnel, Miss Barbara Shannon, Evening School, Mrs. Freda Bruce, Library: Miss Josephine Phrang, Secre- tary, Dean of Evening Schoolg Mrs. Dorothy Carter, Student Personnel of- fice, Mrs. Helen Smith, Secretary to Dean of Student Personnel. Standing tl-rj : Mrs. Laura Bryant, Library, Mrs. Martha King, Student Personnel Office, Miss Lillian Longre, Veterans Representative, Miss Natalie Snyder, Libraryg Miss Barbara McClary, Student Personnel, Mr. Richard Leong, Production, Mrs. Grace Ford, Treasurer, Miss Helen Micheli, Student Personnel, Mrs. Charlotte McGilliard, Secretary to Dean of Instruction, Mrs. Annabelle Flan- nery, Student Personnel. Absent: Mrs. Ruth Hynes, Secretary to the Dean. 4. Merrz'tt Cmfnlbuf N une! I s 5 x Lilamrznnf The keys to knowledge are kept hy Mr. Morrill Folson, Fall semester librariang and Mrs. Helen Truhcr, Acting Librarian for spring semes- ter. Absent: Miss Therese Wfoodward. Nurse Calena Samples helps car- ry out the College's health program of hcl rinv students develo 1 habits I e I of self-direction which may he cal'- ried over into later life. Affociatea' tftudentf Uffzke The Associated Students Ullice is under the direction of Mr. Tudor Jones who coordinates student activities. Central organization function- ing here is Student Government Association . . . the campus version in the mock style of national democracy. A vital part of the SA program is the college bookstore which furnishes a main source of revenue for the activities. Bookstore Personnel: Joy Key, Doug Wlar, Suzanne Rogers. AM , ., up f f' Msn.. Dirvrmr of Sfudent ,flrtitfities Tudor Jones in familiar role. I5 Tloe Laney Tracie! Technical Facult General Curriculum General curriculum courses help give students a common knowledge of the World and its people, and help them to Wsce things as they reallv are." 4L-rl : Albert Mohler, History and Englishg Mrs. Iva Bur- tleson, Physical Educationg Boris Gregory, Physical Educa- tion, Lloyd Seaver. Mathematics. Auto Mechanics anal Dierel The courses in auto mechanics and diesel in- clude familiarity with overhauling and rebuilding engines, clutches, transmissions, etc., and mainte- nance of all basic types of Diesel engines and equip- ment, including assembly. lL-rl: Elerie Farum, Auto body and fender: Norbert Cross, Diesel Engine mechanics, William Gethin, Auto body and fender, Francis Hance, Auto mechanics, Garnett Avcy. Auto met-hanim-sg Charles Graves, Diesel Engine mechanics. I6 Special Fielclr cation are many courses in special fields. Such courses are of great value to both terminal and A.A. students. QL-rl : Mrs. Brizaide Hare, English for Foreign Students, Mrs. Mary Louise Williamson, Librar- izmg Leon Erlin, Ornamental Horticulture, Edwin Wetmore, Driver Education, Mrs. Edith Cray, Library clerkg Arthur Fava, Shoe Rebuilding, Howard Shipman, Librarian. B ui lcling ana' onrtruction Trader Building and construction trades include car- pentry, mill and cabinet, plumbing, etc. Hand and power tools are used. 4L-rl z Raymond Dunning, Plumbing, Bruce Hayden, Car- pentry, William Whelan, Refrigerationg Donald Taylor, Mill and Cabinet. Strengthening Laney campus' diversi- fied program of trades and technical edu- Machine anel Metal M raa'ef ana' flee Maehz'nef Rebair lfalvulty members are tl-rt: Guy Edwards, Sheet Metalg Andrew Graham, Machine Shopg Arthur Robinson, Weldingg lvan Sawdey, Weld- ing: William Koenigkramer, Machine Shopg Frank Lesh, Office Mavhines Repair. Cofnzetology Theory and pram'ti1-v in all phases ol' beauty work in preparation for the California State Board of Cos- metology examination for Beauty Ups-ratoris license is ollicred in this Department. Stuff: Mrs. de Lorie Buran, Mrs. Jessie Zehr. Miss Ruby Hobbs, Mrs. Erminia Canevaro. Typist-Clerk. Garment anal Neeelle Traelef xlCllllH'l'SOl'llll:4lJClD1il'lIll1'lll arf' Hoy Bowles. llry Cleaning: Nlrs. lfvahlia Soarv. Nlillineryg Nlrs. Lila Johnson. 'lluiloringc l4llIlI'l' Pierson. LYlDll0lSlf'l'lIlg. w Xbsent: Nlisf :Mft-lille Ciuntini. Clerical Sta Lam-y's1-lc-rim-ul stallnunllwrs almost twenty. and boasts mon and women who llavv had I'UllSllll'I'lllll4' Pxperit-m'1' in llll'll'llt'l1l5,llIl1lM'll02ll'I't'0Ilr41'lPlIll0llS in the ll6l'l-Ul'lll2lIll'l' of their dutis-s. They an- llfirfl ron. l-rt: Mn. Marie ilillljllllbrilll. Typin- vlerk lg Mn. Cut-ndolyn Loo, Se-1-. lg Mix. Hilda de-Hoof. Ser. II: Miss ,-Xntoinette Lefperumwf. Sh-nog. llg Miha Mollie llnrroxs. Ta-d l,t-mir. Stores Control Clerk: Mrf. Hildnr Scarf. Typist-Clerk ll, lSl1lIHlllIQI l-rt: Nlrf. Ruth llutif. ,Kitt-ml. Clerk lg Mrf. Edith Jepfcn, 'lll'1'1Irlll't'l'Q Nlrf. C01-elin lioftvr. Stenog. Ig Min Marilyn Sclnwzurtz, Atln-ml. Clerk Ilg ,lnnu-H Hull, Slot-lx Clerk: Mrs. lin-tty Wu, Sli-nog. Ig Mrs. l4iilIlil Heutherly. Typist-Clefrli llg and Mis, Yioli-l Smotslsi, Ste-nog l. Abaent: Mrf. lilnim- Quan. Stn-nog. l. I7 Slbeeieti Fields cation arc many courses in special fields. Such courses are of great value to hoth at terminal and A.A. students. 1L-rr : Mrs. Brizaide Hare, English for Foreign Studentsg Mrs. Mary Louise Williamson, Librar- iang Leon Erlin. Ornamental Horticultureg Edwin Wetmore, Driver Education: Mrs. Edith Gray, Library clerk: Arthur Fava, Shoe Rebuilding: Howard Shipman. Librarian. Electricit , Television Electronica' J Industrial electricity, industrial radio and elec- tronics, radiotelephonc: communications, radiotcle- graph communications, are among courses offered by this Department. 1L-rl: Glenn Van Noy, Industrial clevtricityg Edwin Van Gundy. Radio and Electronicsg William lluberivlx, Radio and Electronics: Robert Shrader, fillIllllllllllt'2lii0IlS. Sperialized interests are dexeloped and encouraged in tln-se areas. Aviation Debmftnzent Aircraft power plant, giving theory and practical experience in disassembling, inspecting, ovel'hauling and repairing aircraft engines and accessories, etc., are stressed. QL-rl : Warren Susan, Aircraft Power Plant, Clifford Rohr- bacher. Air Frame. Air frame and combination air frame and power plant are available also. mari n g Instruction Nursing courses prepare- students for competence in their profession. 1L-rr: Miss Maud Maslin. Mrs, Frances Frame. Miss Alice Mt-Kimmey. Mrs Maude l'ettus. Miss Ruth Swanson, Mrs. Helen Hafller. Mrs. Cleo Wetmore, I8 Strengthening Laney campus, diversi- fied program of trades and technical edu- Coanfelong Coordinatory and Aalm z'ni.rt1'a1?01'.f The counselors, coordinators and ad- ministrators work assiduously with thc goals and aims of the College in mind, and also with a view to student welfare. Seated tl-rl : Paul D. Thomas, Associate Dcang Miss Catherine Farley, Counselor, Miss Ruth Swanson, Mrs. Eleanor Hewlett, Coordinatorsg Thomas W. Cole, Dean. Standing Cl-rl: Edward Ahood, Richard Hooker, Edward Bratset. Robert Gonzales, Harlan Eastman, Coordinators, Freder- ick Mangelsdorf, Associate Dean. A rch iteetu ral a nd Mechanical Drafting These courses entail complete working drawings, quantity survey, etc., and also study of instrument drawing, technical lettering, pipe fitting and valve drawings, building estimating, and drafting. fl..-rl: Michael Bifano, Mechanical and Engineering drafting, ,lunius Kellum, Mehcanical and Engineering draft- ingg John Duns, Architectural Drafting, Cleo Rusch. Archi- tectural Drafting. om mercial Faoa' feraficetg H'0a.feleeepz'ng Houfebolcz' Managenzent These related fields providc cxccllcnt training for students interested in these fast-growing areas. tl,-rl: Alhert Martin. Baking, Miss Gertrude Garrett. Housekeeping and Household Management, Mrs. Carmen Goad. Waitress Training, William Wallace jones, Restau- rant Cooking. 2:1 G1faplazkArt,f Graphic arts courscs includc hand composition tprintingl, ljresswork tprintingl, Machinc com- position 1' printing 1 , and applicd graphic arts among other courses. tl,-rr: Howard Gilstrap, Press Room: Fred Martin, Head. Graphic Arts Department, .lamcs Moffett. liinotypeg Willizttll lligh, Photographyg Dr. Charles McMillan. Journalism and l'lIlflllSll.I Peter Lang. Hand Composition. I9 Current Affair! Forum Discussion on topics of current interest and educational value is the purpose of the Current Affairs Forum at Oakland .lunior College. Spon- sors for the organization are Dr. Yale Maxon, Mr. Charles Duffy and Mr. Neil Lucas, and the cur- rent officers are Baron H. Vonder Mehden, Presi- dent, Ray Abernathy. Vice-President: James M. Smith, Secretary-Treasurerg Paul Clockner, Pro- gram Chairman. and Bernie Smith. Publicity Chairman. During the year the Forum presented discus- sions on such dynamic and interesting problems as disarmament, socialism. education, and civil liberties. included among the speakers were Dr. Clement liong, Director of the College, Mr. Ben- jamin Seaver, American Friends Service Com- mittee, Michael Harrington, National Chairman, Young Socialist League, and Mr. Ernest Besig, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union. Mcmbcrs. fL-rj: Bob Ml'KC715iL', Adviser Charles Duffy, Bcrnic Smilb, Baron Vondew' Mebdcn, Prcsitlcnfg Dr. Yulc Menon, Atfriscrg Bob McDonald. Honor ,foeiet The recognition and encour- agement of scholarship is one of the focal functions of 0JC,s Hon- or Society. Under the leadership of Advisers Jack Paul and Mary- jane Dunstan, the organization gathers information on available scholarships and makes this ma- terial available to members. An Honor Society library, con- sisting primarily of paper-hound editions which are contributed by interested persons is another feature the society promotes. And this was another idea of Ad- viser John Paul, The group, also sponsor of an llonor System at the College in general, was organized in Spring 1956. lts members have heen a. tive in student affairs and have served as "helpers" to other stu- dents. Members have also at- tended Alpha Gamma Sigma Conference. IVil'IllbA'l'.Y flironl row, I-ry: Lco StlIll11lt'I'X, Aflzxixer Muryjum' Dun- ifun. fSK't'0l1Zl rozv, l-rj: liarl Ecnlcr, Ioxclzb Tzzitclv, lobu Pciil, Morgan Ricc. Tower .ftoffezt Laney Ceznapm A group of eager, aspiring journalists on Laney campus are responsible for getting news of their campus activities ad processing it for the T01-vor. The increasing number of events transpiring "across the lakei' made it necessary for this group to be organized. Mr. ,lohn Gothberg works with the group through a journalism class there. Laney Towerites. lL-rl : Carrie C. Carte, Ron Petersen, Barbara Edlehoff. Joyce Henrieksen, Adviser Gothberg, Dick Hoffman, Eugene Hunn. Dale Hennis, Henry Sultan, Ernesto Rangel. ...I f WFS -- E.. T I I ' 7 wg' I' l OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF TMI ASSOCIATED STUDENTS OF OAKLAND JUNIOR CDLLIGI Stu Smith, Fall Editor, Bonnie Kane, Spring Editor. The college newspaper is the mirror which reflects the past, presents today, and foretells tomorrow. It chronicles the triumphs, the defeats, the aspirations, and the ac- complishments of its young devotees. lt orients the new- comer, boosts school spirit, and provides a challenging activity for the student with a bent for writing. The OIC Tower, which officially began publication in February, 1955. increased its printed space by 50 per cent last fall. With larger-sized paper the staff has been better able to create a more attractive format. Coordinating news coverage for the two campuses has been a problem in the past, but with the inauguration of a journalism class at Laney this spring the situation has improved. Now there are two staffs, one at each campus, and with class time for writing and editing the Tower. The year's staff activities were highlighted by the California Junior College Journalism Association Con- ference at Fresno State in March. Ten staff members and the adviser, Mr. John Gothberg, attended. Three trophies were won by the Oakland delegation. Ross Anderson was awarded a first and third prize in press photography, and Don Bryan won a second in editorial writing. Under the leadership of Stu Smith and Bonnie Kane, editors, and Henry Sultan, Laney editor, 24 issues of the Tower were published, including two eight-page special issues. The Homecoming issue in November included pictures of 23 queen contestants, while the Pioneer Day paper contained many features concerning life in the Old West. The Tower offers an opportunity for students contem- plating a career in journalism to receive practical expe- rience in writing and editing a newspaper. The relaxed, informal-yet dedicated-atmosphere of the journalism classroom provides the climate in which a spark of talent may be fanned into flame. Towerites. Seated ll-rl: Nancy Brubaker, Doreen Watt, Henry Casades, Harv Niemela, Rich Gohlke, Bonnie Kane. Standing, Hrst row fl-rj : Sandy Coulart, Jane Lose. Standing, second row fl-rl 2 Mr. John Cothberg, adviser, Ron Jones, Doug Vorpahl, Warren Mines, Doug Morra, Jim Wong, Dave Brill, Don Bryan, Jesse Duke, Joyce Howard, Ross Anderson. Mffrrilfix Sllizfrnf ffU1.t'IAllIIIl'7lf A.x.mr'ii1lim1 illK'l'fX Ili-nmullaly for meiliaiiom, in l'!'l701'f jzrugrexs. 22 - Student Government Auoeieztion on Merrztt ,.....,...vst. -i' A L Left: Merritt Spring President, Henry Disbmomg Right: Fall President, George Slmwurt. 5 Q., 1.57-1...-w.W Student government at Oakland ,Iunior College is or- ganized under two separate constitutions: one for Laney and one for Merritt. These constitutions call for officers and representatives with an adviser on each campus. On Laney's campus the officers making up the execu- tive council include the president, vice-president, sec- retary, treasurer, and a fifth member. One representative from each class with the title of councilman completes the student council. At Merritt the executive council has a president, vice- president, secretary, treasurer, and a public relations officer. Also at Merritt the councilmen are selected accord- ing to the number ol' students enrolled. Students vote for By Ioyce Howard one candidate for each 200 registered students. Elections are held at the end of each semester for the following term. Three council seats are held open for the incoming students, and at the beginning of the new semester a special election is held for these students. The executive councils of both campuses hold joint n1eetings, and problems involving both campuses are discussed. All activities involving both campuses are gov- erned by the joint council. Funds from the sale of student body cards and from bookstore profits are used by the student council to sponsor traditional events such as the semiannual awards dinner, Pioneer Day, the Talent Assembly, Homecoming, and Laney Cawqbufes If Mock Democracy the WClCOlllC Dance, Student Council elections, and at- tendance at conventions. They also help support athletics and the athletic teams at UJC, and to secure benefits for student body card hold- ers. These benefits include the right to vote in student elections, and the right to hold office. Free admittance to home athletic events, dances, and assembliesg use of the student loungeg use of the recreation room. participation in the athletic program, discounts at local stores and for services at Laney, and a free copy of the school paper, The Tower, are also on the list. The student council grants charters to all campus clubs which are then governed by the lnter Club Council. Members of the council participate in CJCSGA region- al and state student government conventions, and UJC belongs to the California Junior College Student Govern- ment Association. Niembers of Laney's Fall council were Frank Wells. president, Audrey Williams, vice-president, .lim Frazier, treasurerg Carrie Carte, secretaryg and Rudy Urtiz, fifth member. Spring officers were Norm Toly, president, Larry Mc- Caffrey, vice-president: Sally Strom, treasurer: Minerva Alcosiba, secretary: and ,lan Bowlin, fifth member. At Merritt the Executive Council for Fall consisted of George Spowart, presidentg Henry Dishroom, vice-presi- dent: Sam Obregon, treasurerg Pat Clcwett. secretary: and Jim Hubbard, public relations officer. sq. Lcff: fruity Fall Prc.iii1cz1i, Frank W'cll.vg Rigfvl: Sjwriug Pn'.vi41c11l Nuruzurz Tuly. l.um'Vi'.x ci01t'V'IIIII'Q Iimlq lx xl zilul graujm lll7l1'!l fmt Iliifkftl l11'z'h'Xtiy for lfn 'qnmf of flu' nzmjwm. Homecoming War Amon the By Siu Smilh Homecoming at Uakland Junior College this year had a blend of sounds all its own. The potpourri of events resembled a rapid-firing machine gun. A wild scramble captured the routine of things in the happiest-go-luckiest day of the school year. And commingled emotions, ex- citement zmd nostalgia held firm grip as events unfolded. This ycar's spectacle was a 'gfirstw in several respects. There was the Homecoming Parade through downtown Oakland, the Coronation Ball at Colombo's Club, and of course the third annual Homecoming football game which saw the Thunderbirds thunder past the San Mateo Bulldogs by a 34-14 count. So also there was the Home- coming assembly over which George lFireman Frankl l,eMont presided, and the traditional Pizza Feed in Laneyls wonderful cafeteria. Add to these events the flair of showmanship by Rudy Daniels, Dick Taylor, and Ken AleXanderfChairman of the traditional event-and you have the formula for the most successful Homecoming staged by IUC. Homcroming QIlf'l'll and Conrl. Slumfing, lcfl lo rigbf: Bonnie' Kane, Rhoda Hcinz, aml Shirley Chin. Sralvd: Ian Bowlin, 1957 Quvrn, who frrojrrls a charming xmilv. With a record field of twenty competing for thc title of UJC Homecoming Queen of 1957, the competition was iso to speakl hot and heavy. With girls being sponsored by Laney and Merritt, it seemed everyone wanted to get into the act of sponsorship. Jan Bowlin, the eventual Queen, was the participant sponsored by the Plumbing class, and Bernice Manes was the beauty put forth by the Language Department. The other eighteen girls and their sponsors were Rhoda Heinz, Sigma Delta Sigma, Anne Wilson, Medical As- sistants, Joanne Tikker, Theta Chi Upsilon, Joyce Bur- night, Architectural Drafting, Bonnie Kane, The Tower, Frances Vassallo, Mechanical Drafting, Sue Etter, Omega Phi Kappa, Sue Holt, Dental Assistants, Yvonne Det- wiler, Industrial Electricity, Joy Key, Kappa Phi Delta, Neva Heckman, Foods Department, Phyllis Ravn, Music Association, Elaine Robert, International Dance Club, Alest Anthony, Vocational Nursing, Dorothy Breves, ln- ternational Club, Minerva Alcosiba, Diesel Club, Cathy Hurricd lux!-minute j1rr'11uraIi011x takr' Irfan? bcforz' 161' purmlr lfarougla tlowzlfown Oulzlaml. emffr Most Memorable Events Kincaid, Co-Rec: and Paula Theriault, Delta Psils entry. The purpose of the parade was to put on display the beautiful lassies who attend HJC, and to open the eyes of the downtown merchants to the fact that there is an Oakland .lunior College. Both purposes were accom- plished as the gaily decorated convertibles tooted their horns through town calling attention to their lovely passengers. The assembly was a "ball" as LcMont, witty as ever, used remarks never heard by his younger set audience. Each girl took her turn conversing with the Hold fireman." Attendance at the Homecoming Game set all records as a capacity crowd turned out to see the Oakland team eapturc their only win ofthe '57 season. The festive crowd also saw the contestants paraded around the field at half- time. Pizza was in abundanee at the Mfeedn held thc night before the eoronation ball. Those in attendance got their fill. lt was at the 'afeedv that the semifinalists were an- nounced. They turned out to he Joy Key. Bonnie Kane, Joanne Tikker, Rhoda Heinz, and Sue Etter from Mer- ritt campus, and Sue Holt, Dorothy Breves, ,lan Bowlin. Frances Vassallo, and Minerva Aleosiba from Laney campus. MA gala affair", best describes the ball held at the Co- lombo Club. The semifinalists awaited anxiously for the big moment, the announcement of the winners by judges Walt Brown of the Uakland Tribune, Wayne Cockrell of the Y.M.C.A., and Alan Lindsay of the Citizens Com- mittee for Better Schools. Bonnie Kane, a Hfive-foot-two" package of eutcness and formerly of Fremont High was announced as the Third Place winner. Rhoda Heinz, a statuesque beauty formerly of Oakland High took Second. ,Ian Bowlin, a finely fea- tured doll formerly of San Leandro High, won all honors as she was crowned by the 1956 Queen Shirley Chin. Homecoming festivities for 1957 will long be remem- bered, since the progress made by UJC over the pre- ceeding years was evident in the homecoming. Ioyfnl pizza eulers jrarlake tl meal of Ilulian Jcligb! nl I.um'y's HIOt,l'l'lI rrlfclrria. Semifinulisfs joy Key, Bonnie Kane, Ioaum' Tiklevr, lilmtla Heinz, Sm' liller, Sue Holt, Dorolby Brewx, Ian Bowlin, Mivwrzw Alrosibu, Frumws Vuxxallo, fillea' with anliripalion and hojwfulncss, guther for ojiciul phologruph. 25 Imrleer gait, !1t1IlIfl07'l'Il by llrc xafks, bounce along rrzlblfxiaxfirally loulunl lbw firzixb line. PlC1'1EEI' Day CBIBUPBTEU with 5318 Y of Events, Dudes galber' in fha cafeteria for an infornfai xfmg-fcxf. By D011 Bryan f'l'ioneer Day," the gala festival celebrating the early western Mgold rush" days, was celebrated at UJC April 25. Symbolized by the Wearing of western Hpioneeri' cos- tumes, western style field events, a Hwhiskerinow contest, a Belle and Dude of the Ball, Kangaroo Court, the jail for violators of pioneer day tradition plus a general feeling of the 49,er spirit, the event is one of the eollege's most significant. "Pioneer Day" began when a group of students recog- nized the need for an annual event to highlight the spring semester. Viforking in close coordination with the student council, the fraternities, sororities, and clubs, the first pioneer day committee soon established the official pio- neer day rules and regulations covering the affair. Each year the event has increased in popularity and impor- tance. This year it was bigger and better than ever. The celebration began with a gala college hour festival of music and fun, headed by Ronnie Draper, well-known Lfpopsi' guitarist. and the Nob Hill Trio, popular night club musical comedians. The auditorium was packed and the show was the best yet. Ronnie sang two songs accom- panied by the trio, and the Nob Hill Boys performed to the hilarious delight of the audience. One number brought the house down when two Merritt beauties, Bon- nie Kane and Marie Younger were invited to participate in the song, URancho Grande." The two gals added to the comic situation and the audience was really rolling in the aisles. This terrific entertainment was the result of the efforts of Nliss Bonnie 'flielle Starr" Kane, chairman of the en- tertainment committee. The Kangaroo Court, Phil DuVall chairman, had its share of excitement and was ready to burst at the seams with the number of "lawbreakers" being crowded into it. Some of the outlaws needed a little coaxing: one "dude" was assisted by five deputies into the calaboose and to get him in they even locked up one of the deputies. This was quickly corrected but two ubellesw broke loose when they let the deputy out. They were rounded up and brought back by judge Jerry Foreman, sheriff Doug Gar- rison, and his deputy Dennis Stuart with an assist by Sam 'fAce" Ubregon who was riding by looking for "Cayenne', liulon and his saddlebag. The Kangaroo Court was a fac- simile of the pioneer jail. and was constructed by the Laney Carpentry class. There was then a stampede to the field events held on the athletic field. The Tug of Wai' was won by the Co-Rec- reation club. a group of cowpokes who looked like they spent their time wrestling steers. They struggled a bit with the Sigma Delta Sigma fraternity, which gave up when they ran into a little 'Gthunderstormf' There was the annual egg throw, the sack race, and a softball game to finish off the field events. The next scene was the auditorium for the judging of thc f'Belle'i and allude" of the Ball and the Whiskerincr contests, Kirk Rogers chairman. Judges in the contest were faculty members Neil Lucas, Maryjane Dunstan, George lllannen. John Summersette, Marian Pauson, An- gela Sullivan. From there it was to the cafeteria where MNIOIIIN Hop- Iircll fllou BV-will ,qlnlmft Mn' l'fo11t'er jail izx rtavilrxx t'0llIJ0lIt'.S' 11101 uxrujrc. ltins had her ercw dishing out spaghetti at the chuck- wagon. Before the nighttime festivities are highlighted one should say a little word for the costumes. "Cayenne" liulon won the consensus as the most typical outlaw even down to the notches in his six-gun. tHe said they were paymcnts.l He had some close competitors in Sam Uhre- gon and Ron Brown. li ich Quigley "Brett" and Don Bryan "Bart Maverick" were there. Doug Morra "indian ,loeu was looking for a squaw . . . Neil HShiftyi' Lucas had the sheriff looking for him over from an old 'iwantedv poster lturned out to he his great-grandad D. There were numer- ous others all dressed in pioneer attire which really added to the festivities. Henry Dishroom. Pat Clewett. John flothherg. Diane Hush, Joyce Howard. and Nina Susan were just a few. 'lihen came the nighttime festivities. the concession hooths. fun and frolic. dancing. naming of the contest winners, eomedy hy Dick Whittington. master ol' cere- monies and hay area radio personality. Entertainment was performed hy Jackie Gotroe and his Scamps, Chris liertelsen, panlomimist and Dave Rieker, hallad singer. Booths which competed for thc wranglers' and gals' gold dust were. Alpha Phi Beta. cigaret toss. Co-Recrezr tion. dart-throwing at halloons. Delta Psi sold sno-cones. The Drama cluh displayed a unique "harhcr shop." Kap- fjlH'l'llIt' Shilling, zrirlllei' of "l3z'fft' of ffm' Bull" t'ul1lt'tl'g Dirk Xvlllffflllgfllll, Kutfin-Tl' ju'r',xr1r1afilj', Mtlvlcr nf CL't't'77IIJlIft'.XQ Mum' YIIIIIIKQVV, ficlfllftllt Cillfft' t'll!IIit'Xf ll'fII7IA'l', ttllgllfffilll al f!71'l'll'lIfIIKQfit'.XfIIffft'X. EI'1ll'1l.ISlElS1'1'1, C0l0I'fT.Il COSTUMES A Bcfft' c.x'jwrm'x fm' HPHIIIFN' Cu.vf11rr1r" as rnugfw uutf ready vnu'- jmkcs wnjnj' jmlwr ,u'.v,tium. pa Phi Delta held a sponge toss. ilu Phi Epsilon staged a '-19ers "night club." Omega Phi Kappa provided dart throwing at numhers. Theta Chi Epsilon gave away stuffed animals for tossing ping-pong halls into jars. The Tower had a marriage hooth, with rings and certifieates. Lastly. the student council had a "platter splatter" con- cession. First prize for the concession went to 'l'heta Chi Epsilon whose hooth was decorated as the old fishing hole. Nlu Phi Epsilonis saloon won second prize and "Platter Splat- tcrii hy the council won third. Corrine Stulting won first place trophy as "Belle of' the Ball." Dorothy 'liarr won second. Rich Quigley won first place trophy for the Dude. Yours truly won second. 'sVhiskerino winner was ,lohn Salter, the reddest heard went to Duane Connor and Charles lit just takes a day! Shrader won first for the longest heard. Nighttime festivities were highlighted hy Dick Vlihit- tington. radio-TY personality. There was dancing from 9 to I2 to the music of ,lack Reed and his ten-piece Clljlfllllllf. 27 T01 11161 W6l7"fWtl6lfll Exlbmzdin 'l'llvUaklan1l ,llllllOl'flt!ll0gLfxDl'iillIll l,t'll2ll'llllI'llt. nntlvr the tlirection ol' Nlr. Frotlcrick Wlahl. has long boon known for its outstanding stage por- l.0l'lIl2lIlt7t"S. Une of the ltjllgl-l'f'Illl'lllb6l'CIl pro- tluctions of the past. "Arsenic and Ulil l.at'0." a C'OlIll'tly about two agml sistvrs. was prvsvntml fluring tlw spring of 1957. 'llllf' play starrml Arsenic 111111 0111 l,fu'v. l'at Doolin as Martha: Stella Cowan as Ablwy: Bob Carlvs as lVlr. Gibbs. Martha: "Eltle-rborry is ini- -we make- it ourselves." tlvorgc lrl'I't'llIlilll. Stella Cowon. aml 3 Pal Doolin. The lC'l'lll play ol' the fall sum-stt-my Nool Cowarcl's "Fulnefl Oak," fea- turml such outstantling HJC per- formers as Hobart Slonakvr. Sally Hansen. Nlyrna Wlillarfl. aml Pat Doolin. It is tht- story of a ln'npt'1'lu'1l llllSll1'lIltl who gains 1-ouragt' to fol- low his supprt-ssc-al ambitions. Tho first play ol' the now yt-ar. "NX 0 lllf' Critics." which was writton antl sli1'0t'tv4l by Nlr. Wiahl. starrml Diane Bavr. .lohn Yivra. aml Holwrt Caris. 'llllrfw' t-svapvtl vonvicts. thvir amusing vntanglolnont with a tlv- llghtlul but thoroughly ilwumlwlmn Urunm Club. tFront ron. l-rl: l'at lloolin. Pre-sitlenlz Myrna Willard, Sandra Martin. Suu W'alton. Judy Anderson. Rt-naltl Mn-lenflres. Sally Hanson, ,lohn Nivra. 15m-ond row. l-ri: Wt-il Flood, Mary Combs,Di1'k Quiglf-y. Bob Caris. Franc-li family and the subsvqur-nt rvsnlts of this 1-ntanglelnvnt formu- latvfl thc- plot for "Uv Tlll'txt' .-higlvsf' the lf'l'lll plav of fall of l95-1. has lll'01llU'1'tl many worth-while pvrform- tho spring St'lll0Sll'l'. lt starrml Bob Slonakor. .lov Jonvs. ant-vs both on anfl oll' valnpus. Thr' vlub puts on profluv- anfl Nlary Combs. tions for such groups as the local wom0n's clubs, tht- 'l'h0 vampus tlfillllil 1-lub. whivli was organizt-fl in the lA'llf'l'lllZlll Hospital. F1unerl0ulr lfrzslr Sacly Hanson. l'at lioolin. Mr. Frvflt-rivk Wahl. instructor: Myrna Wiilltlffl, Hob Slonakcr. Mr. Robe-rt Svgrin, student instrnvtor. FIIIIIPII Unk. llob Slonalu-r. l'at Iloolin. Sally Hanson. Henry: "You go sit in your 4-hair. Mother Rn-nnrnibcrf' 2 if g Me111b1'1'x. T011 r1111', lfft to righl: Mill Ulla, 11111 IJ111111, Riflw BL'Yfl'l,1U7l, Dirk Parka, Cbarlm M111'j1l1y, Ci1'o1Q1g1' Ball, D1111' l'i!I.1'l'li, Willmw Norgrm. Mi111ll11 11111, 11111 lu rigbl: Bdl'l71lI'1l Bull, l'f1,1'1lix R11111, 111111111111 M1111r1', lflizubvlb Clark, Krix 131'r'l1fl1111I, SfJal'11u 1111rg1lu11l1'1', 1.11111 l11'KllIX1'I', fum' Slarr. l'v!'lllIf 11111, 111,11 In Vilqfwl: 11111111115 M1lx1'Y1', lyllll l.1r1r1, Nurlrj Cjlzlfll, 111-X K11l1'll11. Mu P111 Ellmlon xlll l'11i Epsilon p1'ov11111s 1111 0lDll0l'll1Illly lor Slll1ll'lllS to vxpress il f'0lIllllOIl 1111011151 in music, 1111, 111111 1111'oug111 llll3 klSSUl'lblll0Il with 0llll'l' 11111s111 Slll1lCIltS. lIl0lIllD0l'H gain il g1'1111l111' lllllll'0Cl3ll0Il 111111 k11owlf111g11 ol' 11111 li11111' pi111111s ol' 11111s11'. kll'l a111l l1t111'111u1'f1 l'l0Fl'ly 1111111611 to llltlll' 11111'i- Iago. 'lllll' 11lul1 CIlC0lll'ilgPS slu1l1111l lkillqlll. thus svrving as ill! f1x1-111111111 llllllllf' l'f'lilllUllS 111111li11111. xlll P111 Epsilon also SIDUIISUFS il v111'i111l 11l'UQ.Il'iIIll of so11i11l 11y1111ls i111'lu1li11g parties. pizza l'111111s, llilllCCS, 111111 1111111111 1-x1-111'sio11s. allowing 11111111I1111's to g11t11111' lIll.0l'lllillly. thus sl1'1111ggl11f111i11g rapport. C,fm11' l7I1'NIl7l'1'k 111iv1'l111'ir l1l11'1'.N in f1111'111ru11. The ollege Chou' rlllll' Collvgv 11110112 lllllllil' 11111 1lll'l"l'll0Il ol' 1111. 1ll'l'l' Enlow. 11xp111'i11111:111l Ll very f1'uitl'11l illlll 6VCIllll1l Sl'll00l year. .Al'C0llllHilliSl for 11111 group was Miss BUl'lllxll1' Yllll0IllIPS0ll. Choir 11111111l1111's w0r11fS0pr11n11s: liarlmara Ball. Kris B111'tl11s1111. Sllkll'0ll Bo1'gst1111t111'. l'1liz11l111t11 Clark. N11111-y Clark. l.1111o1'11 Davis. Lynne Ho11v1111111. Lynn l.y0ll. l'lI'llll- 1,-is Nlaxvy. 1111110 Mosley. Xi0l'Ilil R11s11111sse11. 1111111 Hollins. Joy 1'lol11ll11. N 11111111 Willson. :1ltus: Allllil :xlll'Llll2'llll. ls11l111l Lliltillllllkly. Julia Gavey. 1.111111 f1l'iiIlQl6l'. ,loan H11111plo11. Dorlislaa l.11wis. Nlarcia Nle111111t. 111111111111 Xloorc, Phyllis Havn, .1111111 Starr, Ardis VV111lf1. 'lll'fl0I'SI Bill Dunn, 1111111- a1'11 H6Illll'il. William Norgren. Nlilt Utto, Paul I,Zll,l,1'l'SOIl, ,loc Rosas. Jesse WYas11i11gio11. .lack Yeo, Percy Young. Bassas: fll'0l'fIC' Ball. 1111111111111 B1'l'lll'Sl'll. B011 B111111. 111111 Buslry. H. Cahill. R. Calvin. G. C111'iste11se11. D. Foslvr. B. Gregory. G. Nilsson. R. P111'k111'. C. Powell. D. l1ll'liPl'. C. Ro11i11so11. 1.60 Saunders. N. Stout. C. W11it1-11111'11l1. t+, Sf7LH7lXlJ Club nu'u1l1rrv. Senor tximfwl Burruru, m1'z'i.vc'r. The Spuuifla Club The Spanish Club grew out ol' student interests in creating bet- ter understanding between Latin American students and North American students. Already the organization has a rich back- ground of stimulating and in- formative sessions which serve to push its aims-to foster wider and more sympathetic under- standing of the Spanish lan- guage, culture, and influenee in the Americas and world culture. Club members also use the language as a means of eonver- sation, to create a normal Span- ish language environment and to enjoy the benefits which a knowledge of Spanish offers. ' M1'1nlx'rs. lSr'ui1'rl, I-rj: Mary Meznfrmm, Io Miluuzrle, Dnr1'1'u WWII, Kay fflenzrnx, Carol Ifugrl C0 Intl-y Chu. fShu1tlil1g, I-rj: CIur'w1t'cCallm11,jiu1 Iglllfflltlftl, jolm Curr. The campus recreation program, under the leadership of Mrs. Doris Nleek, is open to all ASOJC card holders who want to partieipate in any of the activities offered. Equipment may be obtained in the foyer of the womenis gym. After school aetivities include bowling for men and women. College hour programs and woinen's sport praetiees are held during their respective time. Monthly Saturday Sports Days are held with men and women students from neighboring junior colleges. Ufficers for the year were Richard Heaton, president: Sandra Jacobs, presidentg lSpringJ .lanet Flood, woinenis sports representativeg Kathy Clemans. NNOIllPll,S sport representative: and Dave Muzio. bowling representative. This year the group sponsored the Folk Song Fest, Christmas Sing, Archery Shoot, Photogra- phy Contest, Table Tennis Tournament, Football Skills Contest, Chess Tournament and Volleyball Tournalnent. The womenis Sport Group served as hostesses for the Annual lnvitational Vifomenis Basketball Sports Day. 1 We H!! 30 Horticulture Club The Urnamental Horticultural Club was organized in i950 for those students who intend to work in nurseries, and flower produetion. It also promotes stu- dent body aetivities and main- tains the standard ol' the school. The organization has engaged in displaying its plants and in the designing ol' the Annual Uakland Spring Carden Show. It has won first or second place sinee 1950 in the Annual Spring Garden Show. The organization attends lectures, visits nurseries. and makes field trips. XIr'z11l1t'1'.f. lsllllltllflg, lrfl lo righlj: Iolw Salter, Allan Hmolzs, Mirlmrl lirorafoff, In- virnrlur Imou Ifrlin, Inliu Hulromll, Stllllllfl Wlzllllill, lSn1!nl, lofi io riglrfj: lurk Milley, Gary Slriznmirlc, Rifburd Serianui, Belly fmiriv, Miler' Brmbaw, Clmrlcx Morphy. awgzmewmmg ' , " Dbegmnymfwmimlpxvmm A Xl'lIffIIlt'IIf umf 11 .wnzfml .,.x x wzlizmvzf of flviugx pusl, XYYIIIIFUI of ffningx In Ulllllt' ...afMgfwMQaLf1m48w,,uw,0Lmn1LQM6'QgmJhQm Row One Row Three Barbara Jean Ahanagan . . . Vocational Nursing George Adams . Milagros Anasco . Donald Aposhian Nahid Askari . Clyde Asvitt ..... Marie Ann Aston Diane Baer . . Nola Rae Batchelor John Bautista . . . Math-Science . . . Math-Science . . . Social Science Engineering Drafting Architectural Drafting Secretarial-Stenographic . . Language Arts Secretarial-Stenographic . . . Refrigeration William Choate . Shirley Chin . . Patricia Clewett . John E. Cottrell Jr. . Robert Cox . . Robert Berio Harry Bersentes Robert Birch . David Brison . Theresa Brown E. E. Caffman Henry Casades Yolanda Castillo Albert Cozzette Charles Charles Row Five . . Social Science . . . Math-Science Secretarial-Stenographic . . . Accounting . Language Arts .ffoczklte in Arts Candidate! Abanagan Adams Anasco Aposhian Askari Asvitt Aston Baer Batchelor Bautista Berio Bersentes Birch Brison Brown Caffman Casades Castillo Cozzette Charles Choate Chin Clewett Cottrell Cox Engineering Drafting . Language Arts . . Math-Science . . Math-Science Vocational Nursing . . Social Science . Social Science . Language Arts . Social Science . Social Science James Curran Joyce Danielsen Lenora Davis Ronald Dellums David Dent Ross Dileo . George Dowell Susan Duhealt Carol Dueck . Hurlon Eddens Curran Danielsen Davis Dellums Dent Dileo Dowell Duhealt Dueck Eddens Edwards Ettlin Exline Fernandez Foree Geis Geistlinger Gilmore Go Goodenough Gosney Grams Greunke Gressel Harlow Affociate in Arty Candidatey Row One Row Two Language Arts Social Science Social Science Social Science . Aircraft Math-Science Math-Science Social Science . Secretarial-Stenographic Language Arts Jack Gosney . Harolyn Grams Victor Greunke Joseph Gressel Diane Harlow Row Three Darrell Edwards Jr. . Peter Ettlin . . Richard Exline . Marcia Fernandez Robert Foree . Gary Geis .... Marvin Geistlinger Louise Gilmore . Eugene Go . . Gary Goodenough . Row Five . . . . . Math-Science . . . Math-Science . . . . Math-Science . . Architectural Drafting . Advertising Management Row Five Social Science Social Science Social Science Social Science Social Science Math-Science Social Science Social Science Social Science Math-Science Eldon Harwood Zakia Hashini Barton Heller Herbert Hellsten Chiyoki Higaki Clinton Hilliard Galvin Coward John D. Howell Nancy Indelicalo Ellen Johanson Row One . . . . Social Science . Dressmaking . Math-Science . . Math-Science . . . Medical Assisting Herva .lobe . Eddie .lames Ernest .laramillo James ,louthas Sandra Kelly Row Three Row Two ROW FOUI' . . . Engineering Drafting John Kenney . . . . . . . . Math-Science Plato Kessler Jr. . . . . . . Math-Science Kenneth Keyser . . . Social Science Paul King . . . . Secretarial-Stenographic Rodney Kinney Row Five Lester Lai . . . . . Math-Science Laurel Larsson ...... The Arts Robert Lee . . Engineering Drafting Chung H. Lee . . . Accounting Edward Lee . . Refrigeration Afsociate in Arty Candidate! Harwood Hashini Heller Hellsten Higaki Hilliard Howard Howell Indelicato Johanson ,lobe James ,laramillo Jouthas Kelly Kenney Kessler Keyser King Kinney Lai Larsson Lee Lee Lee . . . Arts . Social Science . Social Science . Math-Science . Social Science Social Science Industrial Electricity . . Math-Science Printing Management . . Math-Science Milda Leiter . . Barbara Jo Lind Allen Yandell . Wayne Maas . Edward Mackenna Manuel David-Malig Shing Mark . . Jerry Martin . . Marva Means . . David Middleton Aaoczbzte in Am Candidate! Row One Row Two Math-Science Social Science Social Science . Accounting Math-Science Math-Science Math-Science Printing Management Secretarial-Stenographic Language Arts Oro Mitchell . Richard Moody Melvin Morte Harold Mussi Harvey Niemela Peter Normann Earl Norwood Flora Ojakian Tomi Okada . Gerry0lson . Row Three Row Four Math-Science . Math-Science Social Science . . Aircraft . The Arts Math-Science Social Science . Secretarial-Stenographic Row Five Rudolph Ortiz .... . Diesel Mechanics Milton Otto ..... . . Math-Science Cherie Mack Pease . . . The Arts James Perakis . . . Social Science Elizabeth Perry . . Accounting Machine Repair Social Science Leiter Lind Yandell Maas Mackenna Malig Mark Martin Means Middleton Mitchell Moody Morte Mussi Niemela Normann Norwood Ojakian Okada Olson Ortiz Otto Pease Perakis Perry ,lohn Pessi Fred Pirtle . Allen Pizl . Robert Pukuhn Git Y. Pon . . Alexander Popov Wallace Pownall Alvin Poyadue Richard Quigley Maria Beatriz Q Row One . . . Art The Arts . Mechanical Drafting uincot . Social Science . Business Machines Gilbert Raposo . Marcella Reiter . Reynaldo Melindres John Rivers . . Joe Roderiguse . Row Three Row Two Row Four . . . . Math-Science Michael Root . . . . . . . . Math-Science Darryl Rosenheim Social Science John Salter . . . Political Science Leo Saunders . . . Typist-Clerk Barbara Sargent . Row Five John Sarmiento ..... . Math-Science Marvin Sanders . . . . Math-Science Karapet Sedrakian . . Math-Science Orvil Schneider . . . Social Science RichardScott . . Math-Science Afyociate in Arty Candidate! Pessi Pirtle Pizl Pukuhn Pon Popov Pownall Poyadue Quigley Quincat Raposo Reiter Reynaldo Rivers Roderiguse Root Rosenheim Salter Saunders Sargent Sarmiento Sanders Sedrakian Schneider Scott . Language Arts . . Secretarial . Social Science . . Sociology . Social Science . Math-Science . Social Science . Social Science . . Math-Science Dental Assisting Associate in Arty Cclndidatef Row One Row Three Albert Shintaku ..... . Math-Science Arthur Thomas . . . . Accounting John Shumaker Math-Science Norman Toly . . . . Mechanical Engineering Robert Smith Social Science Owen R. Van Dyke . . . . Math-Science Stu Smith . Language Arts John Ventura . . . Arts Vernajo Soanes . . Social Science Kenneth Vindelov . . . Math-Science Row Two Row Four Leola Stecker . . . Social Science David White . .... Radio 81 Electronics Merle Stevenson . . Social Science Audrey Williams . . . Power Sewing Carol Stout . . . Social Science Mollie Williams . . Secretarial-Stenographic Frederic Strader . . Math-Science Lynn Williamson . . Business Machines Henry Sultan . . Advertising 8: Print. Mgt. John Wilkerson . Language Arts Row Five Alfred Wong . . . . . . Math-Science Leo Zeno . . . ..... Math-Science Richard Zulaica . . Architectural Drafting Shintaku Shumaker Smith Smith Soanes Stecker Stevenson Stout Stracler Sultan Thomas Toly Van Dyke Ventura Vindelov White Williams Williams Williamson Wilkerson Wong Zeno Zulaica Lynclla Abram . . . . Vocational Nursing Minerva All-osiha .... Medicla Assisting Erne-line Allen . . Housekeeping and Household Management Olivia Anderson Alest .Xnthony . . . Commercial Food Services . . Vocational Nursing Deanna Backstrmn . .... Cosmetology .lan Howlin . Beryl Brooks . Thelma Brooks Omar Buchanan David Buck . Maryanne Bull Georgia Hurkbardt ..... Medical Assisting . . . Vocational Nursing . Trade Sewin g . . Plumbing . . Plumbing . Cosmetology . . Millinery Alma Caeser ...... Vocational Nursing Robert Cahill . Irene Calderson Dortha Colquitt Fay Campbell . . Horticulture . Trade Sewing . Cosmetology . Cosmetology Abram Alcosiba Allen Anderson Anthony Backslrom Bowlin Brooks Brooks Buchanan Buck Bull Burkhardt Caeser Cahill Calderson Colquitt Campbell Carr Carte Cepriano Chavez Clampitt Cowsert Crawford De Cou De Shay Flintroy Ford Fouts Frazer Row Four Hester Carr . . . . Tailoring 81 Dressmaking Carrie Carte .... Commercial Food Services Concepcion Cipriano .... Trade Sewing . Vocational Nursing . Vocational Nursing . Vocational Nursing Irene Chavez . . Leona Clampitt . Gloria Cowsert . Row Five Adelaide Crawford .... Vocational Nursing Anne De Cou . . . Tailoring and Dressmaking Marjorie De Shay . . . . Trade Sewing Margaret Flintroy . . Vocational Nursing Donald Ford . . . . . Math-Science Mrs. Wayne Fouts . . . . Vocational Nursing Row Six James Frazier . Arch. Drafting 81 Bldg. Estimating Certzfzkate and Dqbloma Recqnienty Certqimte and qnloma Recqnientf flclen Ccrtnanis . Tailoring and Dressmaking David Grapentine . . Diesel Engine Mechanics Bartolome Guerrero . . . Auto Mechanics Michael Guisto . . . Diesel Engine Mechanics Catherine Guzman . . Tailoring and Dressmaking Peggie Harding Barney Harrelson Jessie Hawks . Alice Hayes . Betty .lo Horn Agnes Hull . David .line . Charlie Johnson . Germanis Crapentine Guerrero Guisto Guzman Harding Harrelson Hawks Hayes Horn Huff ,I ine Johnson .lohnson .loncs Jones Kanzaki Lentz Levinford Lyons Riley McCrory McCrory McGee McNair Makivicll Mason Morris Mosely Nishekowa Perry . . . Vocational Nursing . . Diesel Engine Mechanics . . Tailoring and Dressmaking . . Millinery . Trade Sewing . Vocational Nursing Radio Electronics . Machine Shop Eugene Matijevich Ellen Mason . . Gary Morris . . Mildred Mosely Milsuko Nishekowa Samuel Perry . Charley Johnson Dorothy Jones Leona Jones . Al Kanzaki . Phyllis Lentz . Mary Levinford . Rosa Lee Lyons Lillie Mae Riley Maxine McCrory Miriam McCrory . Rena McGee . . Walter McNair . Row Six . . . Plumbing . . Trade Sewing . . . Plumbing . Vocational Nursing . . . . . Millinery . . Diesel Engine Mechanics Row Four . . . . . Machine Shop . . Vocational Nursing . . . Medical Assisting . Radio 81 TV Electronics . . Vocational Nursing Row Five Housekeeping 81 Household Mgt. . . . Vocational Nursing Housekeeping 81 Household Mgt. . . . . . Cosmetology . . . . . Cosmetology . Upholstery 'sf is Alma Rand . Faye Redding . Rebecca Reed . Evelyn Rivera . Fannie Mae Sawyer Margaret Schaefer John Sharp . . Roxie Shaw . . Emma La Simril . Billie Smith . Charley Smith . . Vocational Nursing . Medical Assisting . Vocational Nursing . . Cosmetology . . . Cosmetology Shirley Sanders .... . Housekeeping 81 Household Mgt. . . . Cosmetology . Radio and TV Electronics . Tailoring and lJI'CSSlfl13klIlg . . . . Trade Sewing . . Upholslering . Shoe Repair Donia Smith . Marie Smith . Ollie Smith . Ellen Snavely . Harold Stanton Dorothy Steward . Sally Strom . . .loseph Topolinski lsmaelita Tesoro Alma Thompson John Treadwell . Phyllis Wall . Row Fivc Mildred Walters . . Cosmetology-Teacher Candidate Frank Wells . . . . . Machine Shop Nettie Wilson . . Housekeeping 81 Household Mgt. Celestine Woods . . Elaine Yoshika . Fanny Zafiratos . . . Cosmetology . . . Cosmetology . Tailoring Certqfzmte and Dqbloma RBCgZJi611fJ Rand Redding Reed Rivera Sanders Sawyer Schaefer Sharp Shaw Simril Smith Smith Smith Smith Smith Snavely Stanton Steward Strom Topolinski Tesoro Thompson Treadwell Wall Walters Wells Wilson Woods Yoshika Zafiratos Vocational Nursing . Trade Sewing Vocational Nursing . Trade Sewing . . Plumbing . Housekeeping Xa Household Mgt. . . . Arch. Drafting 81 Bldg. Est. . . Upholstery . .... Cosmetology Vocational Nursing . Mech. 81 Eng. Drafting Vocational Nursing 0 gan lvlirv llvbulv . . . 1,l'!'iSilIll Illlllll' . . . Wvvfing fld.iUIll'7lI'f1 jiwzulata, MLQAQAL, pfwmnic, ut Radio Ci017'l1lflM7l1t'6lfZb1'l.f Club The Laney Trade-Tech 'Radio Club of the Oakland Junior College, was originally formed in 1929. Hlember- ship is basically composed of the students enrolled in the Radio Communication Class. The purpose of the club is to further interest and par- ticipation in amateur radio. As an inducement toward obtaining amateur or "ham" licenses as early as possible. only holders of such licenses are eligible to hold club offices. Those holding such offices at this time are: Presi- dent. Len Johnson, K6LRFg Vice-President, John Gatts. K6KJ F: Secretary. Joe Sasser. K6ZANlg and Sgt.-at-Arms. John Nlartin, K6NlFG. Robert Shrader, W6BNB. in- structor of Radio Communications is the club sponsor and trustee. Along with construction of radio transmitters and re- ceivers for class and club use. a notable project this last semester has been the assembling of a receiver and an- tenna system to track the various earth satellites. Radio Communications Club. Front WW tl-lil : .loc Morosa, Ronald Clarkin. Dick Magoon, Jim Rath. Middle row: Lowell Catothers, Gil Rach, Dave Am- aral, .loe Sasser, Secretaryg Len John- son. Presidentg Wlilliam George, Law- rence Siehenmorgen. Top row: Ed. Schmidt, Fred Lane, Arnold Berry, Charles Miller. Roy Richmond, Al Jose, Conrad Seideman. Robert Shra- der. Absent: John Calls, Vice-Presb dent: John Martin, Sergeant-al-Arms. I1'lfL'7"1l6IlL1.07l6ll Sbrmke Ofganzizltzbn The International Service Organization was organized at Uakland Junior College, Laney Trade-Technical Di- vision, in l956, for the purpose of bringing about a better understanding among students of foreign countries and those living in the USA. by learning from each other various aspects of their social and cultural backgrounds. thus prompting and binding a stronger fellowship among each other. Outstanding events and activities which the organiza- tion engaged in this year include: sponsorship of the Homeeoming Pizza Feed. the sponsoring of a candidate for Homecoming W'eek and various social gatherings held during holidays for the benefit of old and new members. flfficers for the year were John Treadwell, President: James Frazier. Vice-President: Minerva Ahosiba. Sce- retary-Treasurer. Faculty sponsors were Nlisses Adeline Giuntini and Gertrude Garrett. Laney Internulimzal Club. Seated tl-ri : Jan Bonlin. Minerva Alcosiba. Sammietta Taylor, Ger- trude Garcia, Sally Stoddard. Rose Ordenez, Nancy King. Dorothy Breves. Standing: Miss Cer- trude Garrett. James Frazier, Dressie Abebe, Edu ard Howad. Zelleke Engdashet. Audrey Williztnis. John Treadwell. Anthony Perreira. Ernest Rangel, and Miss Adeline Giutini. 'W-aa... ' ' ifsi , Members. First row ll-rl: Miss Pat Wong, sponsorg Kay, Quan Yin, Vivian Mah, Yvonne Lee, Virginia Gee, Rose Chin. Second row ll-rl: Valeria Chin, Jeanne Wong, Betsy Fong, ,lane Lang, Deanne Sow. Judy Chu, Shirley Chin, Joann Muramoto. Third row ll-rl: Bunny Wong, John Chan, Rodney Kim, Lawrence Lee, ,lack Yee, Raymond Choye, Edward Wong, Ivan Chow. Fourth row fl-rj: Allen Lai, Richard Endo, Henry Chan, Jimmy Yee, Ken Jung. Omega-fa-Chi The purpose of Omega-Ja-Chi is to have and enjoy the fellowship of other Oriental students of O.,l.C., and mem- bership is not closed to Chinese and Japanese students only. Under the leadership of Ivan Chow, Presidentg Ray- mond Choye, Vice-Presidentg Virginia Gee, Recording Secretary, Rose Chin, Recording Secretary, plus Richard Endo who watches the money with care, the club has given a Freshman reception for all incoming Oriental students this spring. Other activities during this year were 13 a picnic held on the rainiest day of the Easter Vacation, 21 traveling to Sacramento Junior College to play a basketball game with their Oriental club, and ending the night with a sports dance, 31 Besides Shirley Chin was sent as a can- didate for Queen of the C.S.l.O. conference to represent the club at Stanford University. Laney Medical Assisting Club The Medical Assisting Club was organized at Oakland Junior College, Laney Trade-Technical Division in 1956, at the request of the Medical Association and the Medi- cal Assisting Association to provide trained aides. Those who advised the beginning of the course were a group of physicians, medical assistants and school representa- tives. The purpose of the Medical Assisting Club is to train the students to work in doctors' offices. They learn to assist the physician in many waysg interview and prepare pa- tients for examinations. Our counselors are Mrs. Eleanor Hewlett and Miss Catherine Farley. The class oflicers for the year are Mar- garet Gibson, Presidentg Carol Hillhouse, Vice-President, Chiyoko Higaki, Secretaryg Anne Wilson, Treasurerg Minerva Alcosiba, Historian, Janice Bowlin, Class Rep- resentative to the Student Council, and Nancy King, Alternate. Members. flironf row, l-rj: Clarice Edwards, Eula Redding, Teresa MacDonald, Beverly Groen, Phyllis Ray, Lori-lla Barlh, Lola Buurgel, Rose Orrlonez. fSecomi row, I-rj: Minerva Alcosiba, Leona Iones, Belly Krebs, Anne Wilsr111, Ivy Paschal, Nancy King, Margaret Gibson, Chiyoko Higaki, Sally Storizlard. International Service Urganization The lnternational Service Organiza- tion was formed in 1956 to promote bet- ter understanding between people of all countries, and to obtain knowledge about the cultures, subcultures, economic and governmental systems so that the club members might gain an insight as to the problems which might arise between people of different countries. This year the club sponsored a cake sale and held a Thanksgiving social gath- ering, besides promoting interest in the cultural systems of other countries. Members. fLeff to rigblj: Alberto Valero, Yunghao Chang, Pal Smith. Ioyrr' Ennigrr, Dorothy Tarr, Hart' Nirrnela, Kari.: Manton, and Lawrence Lancaster. entai A.f.fi.ftt'ng Clan' o annar , 19 8 The Dental Assisting Club for January, 1958 had a wide experience at Oakland .lunior College. ln addition to theory and practice in reception and preparation of patients, preparation of operatory area, 3' etc., the group got in a lot ol' field work. They have studied such courses as Chairside assisting, Dental Anatomy, 1 Dental Health Techniques and Proce- X K ' Q dures, Dental Laboratory and Prosthet- aaiififws N ics, Office Management and Business ' 4 . - ' Q: i . Procedures, Dental Office Practice and .. , A A Dental Roentgenology. lf Through the class and the club, mem- bers feel that they have extended their algal? I t A. 1 qua? 'via f 5: sg Q' v 4 .. X Q usefulness' Mvnllverx. fl,-rj: Arlrienne Yee, Helen Orfbnmnn, jewel Davis, Gail Mnnxfirlrl, Shirley Itlflfii, Elizabeth Snider, Nancy Berber. Members. fSrafwl, I-rj: Dorothy Bl't'1l'X, Snmn Holt, Barlmru Murray, Barbara Sargent, Iuyw filHltll'VX1llI, Sharon Srxsiom, Nrlrla Rorlgrrx, Carol Iolnnon, Gail Eelflinglon, Mazlrlinc Iiggrrs. fSf!171!li11KQ, l-rj: Dorothy Smith, Roxam' Holla, Yvonne Drlzrilvr, Diana I.1'r', Peggy Doyle, Beverly Ni!'klt'X!ll1, Hvlenf' Mingus, Elaine Young, Belly Roscwall, Gloria Girnle, Donna Grijflitla, Ieannrttv Dong. Dental Arfiftantf lub The Dental Assistants Class was or- ganized in September, 1948 to provide training for young ladies in the pro- fessional dutics of assisting in all the various fields of dentistry. Sponsoring the organization are the Alameda County Dental Society and the Oakland Dental Assistants Society. A tg' ' '- Y This year the Dental Assistants class as Y 1 t f took advantage of the practical train- Q 5 3 y i S H ing oifered at the University of Cali- ' ' A -A 1 N t F fornia Dental Colle e in San Fran- ' Q... . s t ,, ..,1,- , swim Q-get ., fe 1.t , , . g' . . T aj ? . F Qggggf cisco, obtained membership 1n the W ' ' ' 1 W 'V' Oakland Dental Assistants Society, 'X K and participated in the State Dental and Dental Assistants Convention by presenting clinics on subjects learned in class. 44 Dam'w'x, Ivff Io rigbl: Kurix Manfon, Wilrlla Hlllllilbll, Daryl Shore, Hurrivl Wfilfiumx. Sully Sbinnzn, Pbylfix lxingrm, Nuury Brauxr, Mrlriu Wofzg, uml lnxfrurlnr' Caryl C7IA1All'llLlt'k. Modern Dame The agile dancers have come to rest, engrossed, as in- structor Caryl E. Cuddeback demonstrates a new motion technique. The lithe group, giving a physical interpretation to 111u- sic, use their hands and bodies as media of expression. The dancers learn to glide gracefully, sometimes cautious- ly, and even gleefully across the fioor. Twisting. turning, jumping, and skipping with the rhythm of the music, the group develops poise, balance, and coordination. Soon the dancers above will again commence action, gracefully molding their bodies to the rhythm of the music. Dancing almost to exhaustion, the members here have devoted themselves to an increasingly popular, al- though often misunderstood art. The fuzz Combo lt's late afternoon, and the campus is nearly deserted when the jazz group warms up with those 'acool soundsi' calculated to drive the audiophile towards limbo. Many of the numbers the group plays are composed and arranged by its members under the guidance and su- pervision of Mr. John B. Cirimele. Striving to present an intangible feeling through music, the group remains composed and the smooth sounds flow with an undercurrent of primitive driving rhythm -each member expressing himself with his instrument, sometimes adding, complementing, or leading this vivid group of musical expressionists. Mzzsicizznx. Seated, I-r: Gmjfrvy Wfmlv, Gerry Mt-call, Roy Allflrrxmi, Fred Pirllr. Sfmzrlirzg, I-r: I.lllL'Tf'71l'C Singermun, Bob Cayou, Hvrzfu 101113 Mi1f0rJGn1nl', anrlIrls!r1rz'iorj0hn B. Ci1'imf'l1'. 0fC Hoyt! ortbern Region Con erence 5 CICSGA 5 it Don Ifreifax fluffy, Mt'r'r'iH Cfuuueilrmnz, mmf Gt'or'gt' Sjmtclml, l'rt'xitlt'r11 of NCSICSCJA ajwptm' IIII Regional lv rogra ul. 'V 46 Dt'lugal4's t'4l7Ilt'f7'1IN1 mmm flltflfllfflllli, ami lvrruzlqlml urn ztfmt. fllerritt' Certqficate Holderf Certificates for employment have heen earned hy many students on Merritt campus. The following students earned Certificates of Employment at the end of summer session. 1957: Muriel Bianchi. Key punch operator: Dolores Cerezo, .lunior Accountant: Wayne Mark, Rotary calculator operator: Flora Oja- kian, Senior stenographerg Bernice 'l'rufant. Junior stenographer, and are now employed. Students who earned certificates in the Fall 1957 semester are James Brown. Junior Ac- countant: NleClellan Durham, junior Ae- countantg Stanley Hanson, .lunior Accountant: Ellen Johanson, Junior Stenographer. Junior Clerk-typistg Clifford Meier. Junior Account- ant: Marcella Reiter. .lunior Typist-Clerk: and Mollie Vviliams, Junior and Senior Sten- ographer, Junior Typist-Clerk. Comhining their efforts, the student bodies of hoth Laney and Merritt campuses have hosted the Northern Regional Student Goverment Conferenee March 22 at Laney eampus. Presiding over the semiannual affair was George Spowart, Regional President of CJCSCA and fall se- mester student hody President at Merritt eampus. Vice- President was Frank Wells, former Laney student body President. Featured at the day-long program were workshops under the chairmanship of Don lfreitas 1'MerrittI Ath- leties: llarhara Stellman ttlollege of San Mateol campus organizationsg John Zastrov tCity College of San lfraneiseol Finaneeq Pete Burlison 4Hartnell Collegel, Northern Region Constitutiong Bill Haley fAmerica River! Puhlicationsg Barron Van Der Mahden l.Merrittl Student Government and Current Problems. Classes at Laney and Merritt devoted much time to make the conference one ol' the most sueeessful in the history of the Association. and entertainment for the day's activities was supplied hy the Merritt Musie Department. Dr. Clement Long, Dirertor of Oakland ,lunior Col- lege, xseleomed the delegates. Among other partiei- pants ssere Rev, Arnold lA'Yt'llllttQlt"Il. Bill Yeager. and Hill Robinson. Ct'I'llfl1'dlt' ll!llllt'l'X if at Uhr Mrvvkn . . . Arr Affine in Qlampua Ariiniiiw ,eman- -1 Alpha Pbi I3cfu'.v. Scaled, lvfl lo rigbl: liill Slimlcy, Conlon Kcl- lcr, Boll Nclxwz, Ron Cumjvm, Russ Aucoiu, Boll Afkins. Sluml- ing, lcfl Io riglzl: Gary -Hayncx, Ron Gilpin, Rail Smifh, Bill B11- fow, Frank Sunrr, Pele Muufrr, 15.1 Ifolmtm. Qaioa Phi Beta Fratewzigz Kappa ici Delta .fororit The fraternity Alpha Phi Beta has been long known as a very close organization and for their good. clean fun. Alpha was O.lC's first social fraternity when it was founded in 1954. The charter members felt that at that time there xx as a need for a social organization of this type when the new students continued to stay with their own high school groups and not make friends with neu people from other schools. One of the things that Alpha members take pride in is that aside from social functions they take it upon themselves to help each other adjust to our society. Beginning this semester the Alpha boys will conduct the school auctions which will be held two or three times a year. The objects auctioned are articles not claimed from the lost and found. Officers for the Fall of 1957 were: Bill Stanley, Presidentg Ron Campos, Treasurerg Dave Schulze. Pledge Mastvrg and Gordon Keller, Pledge President. Spring officers were: Ron Campos, Presidentg Frank Sauer. Sec- retaryg Sonny Singerman, Treasurer, Cordon Keller, Sergeant-ab Armsg Bob Atkins, Pledge Master, and Willie Freeborn, Pledge President. The members of Kappa Phi Delta take great pride in their organi- zation and membership because Kappa was the first sorority to be formed at O.lC. Kappa received its charter in 1954. The members of Kappa are known for their friendliness and their girl is not taken into Kappa for her has a good personality and a desire interest in school support. A social status but because she to work for Kappa and the school. the Christmas Ball which is a semi- is presented for everyone attending the school. Each fall Kappa sponsors formal affair. This function OIC. Profits are shared with Officers for the Fall of l957 were Marilyn Graham, Presidentg Joy Key, Secretaryg Shirley Ponsano. Bronte l.ane, Vice-Presidentg Treasurerg Donna Dohling, Chaplaing Bronte Lane, Sergeant-ab Armsg ,leani Andker. Social Chairman: and Audrey Rogers, Pledge President. . Spring 1958 ofiieers were Donna Dohling, Presidentg Bonnie Kane. Vice-President and Pledge Mistressg Audrey Rogers, Secretaryg Carole Brosamer, Treasurer, Linda Bailey, Chaplain and Publicity Chairmang Pat Warde, Sergeant-at-Armsg Sue Ahrens. Social Chair- man: and Thalice Dohling, Pledge President. Scizlcil, Ii-fr to riglwi: Yionm' Smilb, Marilyn Gruburu, Brzcrlwy Puxl, Pairiciu Porcjv, lionuic Kaur. Sitmiling, lcfl lo right: Carol Broxanzcr, Suxun Abrcux, Pu! Wurrlc, Dorm Ilolwling, Mimi liurnx, AIIKIIVUY Rwlgiww. l X ll 5 3 E 5 3 M 3 t, , Y X225 , 7,59 Ifirsi row fl-rj: Barbara Itmlim' barb Clark, Vcrml Ruxwnx.u'r1 rin lvlfllllff. Delta .fi tfororit Delta Psi Sorority was formed in September of 1957. Its purpose is to promote school and social activities, and friendship and fellow- ship for girls. The youngest sorority at Oakland Junior College, Delta Psi has 19 members coming from schools throughout the Bay Area. Functions that the Delta girls have participated in during the year include joints with Sigma Delta Sigma and Omega Phi Kappa, a potluck dinner, and a mother and daughter dinner, birthday parties for each memherg pledge dances, rush functions, and a beach party. For Pioneer Day Delta Psi sponsored a sno-cone booth, and cn- tered a pledge, Corrine Stulting, in the Belle of the Ball contest. Corrine came in first, and received her trophy as uBelle of the Ball 19587 Ofhcers of Delta Psi during the fall of 1957 were Lyne Lyon, Presi- dent, Marcia Menuet, Vice-President, Barbara Jardine, Sceretaryg Carol Johnson, Treasurer, Verna Rasmussen, Sergeant-at-Arms, and Liz Clark, Chaplain. For the spring semester the officers are Lyne Lyon, President, Verna Rasmussen, Vice-President, Barbara Jardine, Secretary, Carol Johnson, Treasurerg Mary Richardson, Sergeant-at-Arms, and Liz Clark. Chaplain. lfirxl mn fl-rj: Gary Gcix, jim "I"laxk" Hmlxrm, Bill Koliingcr, Dmlm' flilzixj Lyon, Harold fSjmrkyj Parfex, Allucr Branfly, Gcorgr Atlams. Scrurrzl ron fl-rj: Dong I:Vl't'll1tHI, Hakim' Kixcr, Pclc Nflfllltlllll, Dcl Oltfx, 1,011 Millcr, Dong Mt'Clcm1, Trrry Cirox.vlm11x. Omega bi Kappa The spirit of Omega Phi Kappa came to Oakland Junior College in 1955 when a group of ambitious college students felt the need for a fellow ship organization. Since its inception Omega Phi Kappa has sought to develop improved social attitudes on the part of its members and also a closer spirit of cameraderie. Feeling certain that the real spirit of Omega Phi Kappa is con- tagious, the fraternity seeks to increase its fold with men of similar beliefs. Officers for the Fall 1957 semester include Cary Ceis, Presidentg Jim Hudson, Vice-President, George Hewlett, Secretary, Del Olds, Treasurer, and George Adams, Sergeant-at-Arms. The Spring 1958 officers are Bill Kottinger, Presidentg Abner Brantly. Vice-President, Doug Freeman, Secretaryg Jim "Flask" Hudson, Treasurer: and Harold Parks, Paddlemaster. The outstanding activity this year was Omega Phi Kappa's "Sweet- heart's Fantasy." 5 Dinuu F0r.rr'l1, LFYIH' Lyon, Brigil lfruflfc, Azlc Kcrgcl. Sccoml ron' fl-rj: Mary Ril'btIl'11'X!Hl-, lflizu- Carol Lczvis, Carol Iobumu, Mar- i XAmlIE' 3:1 ee 2 .. , 3 5512? 2 A ti 2 y 5 , s V: i 2 5 5- 5 2 A2 , S Q ... ff-as ---A A r l . . 5 ,V -M-, W. . Q., Q ,L - -25. " 'N-J' 'ff' i ' 7 33 1" . if Q E , . If , L ,.,: Z , sf , Q. L! g ,W ,. ti, 5 : f '4 5 it : : t f- : 2 : :A I 5 5 : Q C - 1 S nu , - : : n : P .. . , S Q ..,., -5-,V , Q ' f'2 ,.,, " H " A L. -' i wh sii -.ai::f5'-5:EE Srquza Dcllu Sigma Ylfl1'1l1ln'1'x. : '-Eg: E . V -. .-,.-- ,sm 0 I A at Fffff 'Ou' U47 i G"l"' V"ll"""'HiH ' " , .Q V Z in "': . I C ary f9lX0fl, Rirburtl sflm-X, Bulr 2 'f' P ':" 1 . l N K ' . Smifb, Iamrx Ilzllllmrtl, jim 111- A gig? :L : '. 'I : Kick, Roy Pc'r'r'y. Sccoud mu' U h - Q fl-rj: Durrgil Roxrfnbciuz, lim : : V : ' x : Krvbbicl, loc Baker, Dong Car- an nn I an mon, Cliff Gilzm-son. : ' : 3 - , .. ,,,,,., 1 T -'--' V Q 9 ' 1 3' I2 N ' I' ' . ' 1 1 -lil-LQ 1 " :f': ,fzlgma Delta Szlgwza During the past two semesters, the members of Sigma Delta Sigma have had many and varied successful activities. From the service projects, and the work of putting the 1957 Homecoming activities in order to the fraternities' traditional events . . . this organization has contributed. The members and alumni maintain a feeling of "unity through fellowshipf, the motto of the fraternity. The officers who have made possible the operation of the club, and who have been responsible for the organizing and carrying out of events through the year are lFall, 19575 : ,lim Krehhiel, Presi- dentg Joe Baker, Vice-President, Cliff Ciberson, Secretary, Hob Smith, Treasurer, Jim Hubbard. Social Chairman, Gerry Olsel, Alumni coordinatorg Neal Willialiison, Paddlemasterg Jon Reese, Sports Chairman. Holding forth for the Spring semester were Bob Smith, Presidentg Gerry Olsen, Vice-President, Rich Silver, Secretaryg .lim Krehbiel. Treasurer, Doug Garrison, Social Chairmang Jim Lopizich, Alunmi coordinatorg Dick Taylor, Paddlemaster, and Tim Boddy, Sports Chairman. E E Theta Chi Epyilon Theta Chi Epsilon Sorority was organized at Oakland Junior College November 3, 1955. The purpose of this club is to promote good fellowship with other students at Oakland Junior College. Thetais officers for the Fall 1957 semester were Kay Flaherty. President, Joyce Danielsen, Vice-President, Diane Rush, Secretary, Sandy Haxnbleton. Treasurer, Ann Trothman, Social Chairman, Shirley Carroll, Sergeant-at-Arms, Carla Lindsey, Chaplain, Spring 1958 oflicers were Kay Flaherty, Presidentg Ann Toothman, Vice-President, Sue Etter, Secretary, Sandy Hambleton, Treasurer, Joan McCreary, Social Chairmang Jan Kitteredge, Assistant Social Chairman, Grace Triebel, Sergeant-at-Arms, Carla Lindsey, Chap- lain. Our sponsors for the year were Mr. and Mrs. Lucas. Theta organized the big spring dance'-Zambezie III--which oc- curred March 28 and which was a highly successful affair. The organization also gives presents, participates in Pioneer Day and joins with fraternities in various promotions. s z i Q F R t E i 5 3 4 41 Tbcla Chi Epsilon. Scaied fl-rj: Pai Cbaill, Kay Flabcriy, Diunc Rmb, Graft' Tricbcl, Shirley Cu- vof. Slamlifig fl-rj: Sm' Edcr, Ian 'fn Kiflcrctfgc, Sur' Brcnczrzan, Ioan Mt'Cm'ry, Dona Io Ley. sl' ., ii 21714364 x j1wf6alL . . The famed- ebeufging Tlannelerbim' Eleven 4 I Preseason warmups found the OIC T-Birds on the Cal. stadium turf. . . held 61 R oele em, Sod? ein Semen. Head Coach Gil Callies and Assistant Coach "Dutch" Triehuasser Football Seaton 1957-58 By Stu Smith Although compiling a season record of 1-7 the 1957 Thunderbird eleven that coaches Gil Callies and Vernon lDutchl Triehwasser placed on the field never failed to fill each 60-minute playing period with excitement. However, had it not been for the extra mileage gotten out of such stalwarts as Guard Tom Basile, who made Junior College All-American, and End Paul Schrcilicr, who set an OJC pass receiving record, snagging 24 during league play, the T-Bird season would have heen a dismal affair. Key injuries to the all-important spot of Quarterback forced the Uakland team to change from the T-l7orma- tion oHense to the variety of the single wing. Going into their first encounter against the highly regarded San .lose Jaguars, the T-Birds found themselves outweighed and lacking needed experience as they were howled over 37-6 on a muddy Bushrod Field, and in the process lost QB Stan Peters for the season. The Asian flu hug flying around the country caused the scheduled Shasta JC-Oakland JC tilt to hc canceled. Opening the league games, thc ,Birds hosted the 1956 Big Eight champion-Stockton Mustangs. The power- packed herd exploded for a 46-16 victory over the under- manned, inexperienced Daklanders. The host team's scoring came on a driving 26-yard 1'un hy Dave Littleton -a speedy fullback from Texas-and two safeties scored hy a hard-charging line, led by Rich Wells, Carroll Wr'ight, and Basile. lnvading spacious Hughes Stadium on the Sacramento JC campus, the visiting Oakland team found hospitality lacking as they became hewitchcd under the stadium lights hy a fahulous passing combination thrown at them hy the Panthers. This resulted in their second league loss, 34-13. The Thunderhird six-pointers were scored by half- hack Roosevelt Sloan on a 4-0-yard punt return, and on Tailback Larry All1right's short plunge culminating a 66-yard drive. When UJC met their cross-hay rival, City College of San Francisco, on a rain dampened home lnattlefield, the 1958 Thunderbirds. First row fl-rl : Stan Normura, Jim Perakis, .loe Crismon, Williant Love, Carl Wright, Lavell Guton, Jim Wilford, Leon Silas, Dennis Johnson. Second row ll-rJ : Earl Norwood, Stan Peters, Tom Garrett,.Max Villamor, John Conroy, Larry Richardson, Pete Mercurio, Rich Walton, Harv Oranshy, ,lim Pelham, Bill Steen. Third row, standing fl-rl : Dutch Triebewasser, Gil Callies, Coaches, Ed Bennett, Paul Wallan, Paul Schreiber, Roy Peters, Bill Herrera, Dave Littleton, .lack Forest, Carl Mt-Cane, Sam Albright, Hamlet Pulley, Don Bruck, Tom Rauch, Phil Engelke, Lionel Hankins, Carrol Wright, Rich Wells. Tom Basile. , , 2 . sn, W T-Birds immediately fell behind by a 12-0 count, but speedily recovered to score two touchdowns. Spearheading the Oakland comeback were runs by Quarterback Bill Steen on a 27-yard skirt down the sidelines, and Halfhack Lionel Hankins' twist- ing run for the final T-Bird tally making the count read 18-12. lf the improving Thunderbirds deserved to win a game it was the heartbreakcr they dropped to a strong Modesto eleven on the latter's turf-worn field. The Pirates scored first within three minutes of the opening quarter and from that point on it was all Thunderbird. A strong defense led by linemen Willie Love, Don Wheelock, Joe Crismon, ,lack For- est, and Basile stopped play after play as they pushed the Modestomen all over the field. But the offense could not get started and was shut out C0111- pletely, 7-0. Xvithout a doubt the Oakland team reached its peak in the annual Homecoming game against the San Mateo Bulldogs. Before a near capacity crowd the Thunderbirds ran wild as they chalked up their only victory scoring five touchdowns and four extra points for a total of 34 to the barkless Bulldogs' 13. Sparked by the running of the injured Sloan, Leon Silas, Littleton, the passing of Steen and Albright, and the pass receiving of Ends Schreiber and Bill Herrera, the T-Birds looked like the strongest team in the conference. Good fortune was not destined to remain with the 'Birds however, as they journeyed to Richmond only to he put down by the "not-to-be-denied" Vvest Contra Costa Comets, 13-0. Fumbles at strategic points ended all Thunderbird th reats. The only Oak- land bright spot in the game was the signal calling of still another Oakland QB, ,lim Pekkain. With determination to produce a winning eHfort in their last game of the season against the Bear Cubs of Santa Rosa, the fired-up Calliesmen, be- hind Halfbaek Rich tBebopt NlcKinney's running, looked as though they would push the Cubbies right off their own field as they rolled to a 21-0 lead in the opening minutes of the game. But such was not to be, as the power-packed Santa Hosans with a three- Ray Bates roars through the Stockton JC midrlle as Dave Littleton throws a bone crushing block at right. Lionel Hankins is behind Bates. Tom Basile, All-Amerivan JC fAlternateiI 1957 Gimrrl Earl Norwood, All-Amerit-an ,IC Quarterback lAlternateb 1950 platoon bench. virtually wore down the small, dog- tired T-Bird squad and handed them their seventh loss, 37-21, to close out the season. Ouklanrlers tl-rj Don Bruek, Rich Walton. Bill Steen ton groumli. Jeff Clmn and Jaclf Forrest chase a CCSF Ram as Tom Busile, All-Ameriermguurrl,nutlfes!l1e stop. On Camlbm. . . Tb? Merriff mffffvrin is tl faz'0r'if1' 111f'Ufi11g plan' for fl'il'l1IlX, ll Piave wfawe C011l'l'l'Sllfi0l7 lingers. Lulzcfs shops a1'efuIl0favfiz'i1'y,i11fr'rc'sf. kwa-WMM, ., , 54 Nof only is fflr Cafvffriu a plum for Iunrb 17IlfL1IXOf'0?' sfmly. Muz'1'111r'11f 11x'fU11n'f'd ar'1'0xx tbl' ffour by ffm LltlL'llIllT'l1 1fa11c'c' rlfzxx, luzrglvf by Iusfrurfor Caryl C11:1'cfvIm1'k. Ba.4lmt6alL . .. HTIQUBigDl'IlllI,,,-Nltlj t 5 ll f 1' 3 Brought Claeeng fpirig Victory Ed. Duffy of Compton's Sporting Goods present' Rufu ll k' 'l h , ,. s s 'au 'ms wit 1 t e Most Valuable Player trophy. T-Birch Win Seconcz' lace In State IC Belrleetbczll Tourney By Stu Smith Climaxing the greatest athletie season in Oli' historv the Thunderbirds of Oakland ,lunioriCo11ege eapturedia second place in the State ,l.C. basketball championships held in Bakersheld in March. losinff out g to l.ong Beach City College in the final game. ln the opening round of play the T -Birds met the Eastern Confer ence champions, Orange Coast ,Ill ., and dumped the over-ranked Orangemen by a 76-57 count. The game was a rout from the beginning as six Oakland players hit for douhle ff' igures. ,loe Johnson and Rufus Hawkins were high for the game as both tallied l-L College of Sequoias, who broke a tournament record I Y . . . . . my scoring 104 points ln their first game also felt the sti ff ,, . f , ,. ng of the Thunderbirds as they were stopped cold, 59-50. The invaluable Hawkins with 18. and Bob Laird with 15 left the Blue and Colders' offense. All-tournament team mem- bers lineup after final championship game. They are Ray McCarty, Sequoiasg ,lim Stephans, Comptong Wayne Olson, Oakland: Bob Berry. Long Beach: and Dave Jones. Long Beach. li ..4fvl.vne.!.'?i2eHna-V'l The final championship frame w , . ga , 'as one to be remem- bc l l ' :ret . as tie weary l'-Birds collided with th- . 1, veteran- loaded bong Beach five. Oakland jumped off to a quick 20-9 lead, but dog-tired from tourney play, they were speedily overtaken. When llawkins fouled out with five minutes left it was a fin al blow and the Big lfiight champs bowed, 57-47. Consolation honors went to the 'Birds as Wrayne Olson, play-making guard, was named to the All-Tournament team. Olson was also voted as the most valuable player h. to is team by the tourney committee. League Action Combine the best defensive 1021111 in the nation, and the winners of the Big Eight Basketball conference with a 14-0 record. and you have the aggregation that proudly represented Oakland Junior College l ' ' , . g , 1 urlng the 1957-58 season. Success was the keynote for the Jcltes all season long from the opening tipoff to the final buzzer. Opening the season against the strong San .lose JC live, Oakland had to go into an overtime period to down the eventual Coast Conference champs, 58-53. Next on the list were the Santa Clara lfrosh. The visit- ing T-Birds dropped a listless -l-6-41 decision to the Bronco team. Another defeat came at the hands of the 'Qloadedn Saint lVlary's Frosh, 64-50. This Gaelet team was heralded by most experts as the best Frosh team in the nation. Practice wins numbers 2. 3. and 4 were gained over East Contra Costa's Vikings 67--19, Vallcjo's Redskins 53-39, and Napais Chiefs as they also fell by the wayside 62-39. The Colden Valley Conference ehamps College of M- . 1 . .N , arm administered the last loss for OJC until the final game of the Bakersfield Tournament, 58-40. The Thunderbirds arrived in the Southland intent on capturing the San Bernardino lnvitational Tournament. Last year they took a second plaeeflosing out to Wlodcsto in the final game. 51-47. This time the 'Birds ran rough- shod over Chaffey 65-45, San Bernardino 60-52, and River- side 64-48 to take all honors and first place. One more warm-up game before league play started found the T-Birds knocking over the Naval Air Station Hellcats 59-51 at the Air Base court. Arriving on the Modesto .lC campus, the Thunderbirds left an impression to be remembered as they completely overwhelmed the Pirates 78-41. Coach Rockwell cleared his bench in an effort to keep the score down. Santa Rosa's Bear Cubs were the next to feel the bite of the 'Birds, as they were downed 57-43 on the Merritt court. Ed fStorkl Donahue potted 23, and spring-legged Hawkins, 14-to lead the host team. Perhaps the turning point of the season came in the '4Thundering', Birds' third league encounter. Oakland played host to a strong City College of San Francisco five. The T-Birds needed this "must" game and they got it in a most dramatic finish. Down 44-40 with but 1:10 left, the 'Birds came on strong behind playmaker Wayne Ol- son's intercepted pass-scoring play, Buss Wickwirc's two clutch free throws tying the score, and Joe ,lohnson's jumping set shot with only six seconds left. Needless to say, pandemonium reigned and the score read Oakland 46 . . . City College 44. A tougher than expected College of San Mateo Bulldogs opposed the Oaklanders next. Once again behind the 23 points of Hawkins and some spirited fan support finclud- ing the now famous, explosive bass druml the high flying T-Birds were victorious 61-51 at the 'Dogs gym. The big one was next. The rivalry with West Contra Costa has grown since 1954. Both the 1957 T-Bird-Comet contests did nothing but substantiate the feeling of the schools toward each other. Shades of the S.F. 49'ers were visible in the visiting Oaklanders, 52-51 victory in the first encounter between the two. Once again the clutch performances of Olson, Johnson and especially Wick- wire led the way. Wick's free throws with twenty seconds remaining turned the tide in Oakland's favor, and left them all alone in first place. Trainer Ken Coleman flefti and Coach Bill Rockwell fright! cast smiles toward their 24-4 season record. Stocktonis Mustangs invaded the compact gym of Oak- land next, only to be corraled by a 63-49 count. Minus the services of forward Wickwire, who managed to obtain the mumps, the Blue and Gold Baskcteers headed for Sacramento to do battle with the Panthers of the capitol city. Despite the officiating, the visitors came out on top, 54-39. A return engagement with Modesto proved just as dis- astrous to the Pirates as the first meeting. The host team scored 73 to the hapless Pirates' 36. HRock" cleared his bench and played Hank Wellington, Fran Friedman, and Don fTech. foulj Melen most of the game. The ten-man squad which finished the season are fl-ri! : Rufus Hawkins, guard, Wayne Olson, guardg Don Melen, forward, Steve Riggins, center, Russ Wi4'kw'ire, forwardg Ed Donahue, forwardg Joe Johnson, centerg Fran Friedman, forwardg Bob Laird, forwardg Hank Wellington, guardg Paul Waar, manager. Coach Rockwell and Trainer Coleman are kneeling. 1 Spirited cheerleaders Yvonne Smith, Nina Susana Doug Garrison, and ,lim Kreihel produced noise and enthusiasm. The Roekmen went Bear Cuh hunting in Santa Rosa and carrie hack with the hides they wanted, 74-47. ,loe ,lohnson's 22 tallies led the onslaught. Another "big one" against the CCSF Hams saw the 'Birds out on top 55-51. However it looked had for the East Bayers until the arrival of the tradition-earrving liass drum, pictured on page 55. The booming sounds of the dflllll, which lieeanie known all over the league. pieked up the T-Birds and pushed them to victory. Four of the Oakland starters hit for double figures. Hawkins led the Captain Wfayne Olson accepts his team trophy from smiling Bill Rockwell at the liar-ketlrall Award Uinnt r way with l8. Another rout was on the agenda for the 'I'-Birds as they found the scrappy San filateo Bulldogs no match and muzzled them T8-51. The st-oring was evenly distributed with Ed fStork1 Donahue getting l6 points and 15 re- bounds. Revenge was on the mind of the VQVCC Comets as they visited the Nlerritt Gym in an effort to derail the unde- feated express of the Blue and Colders. The surprising play ol' lioh Laird and Steve Higgins. plus the usual good George Spowart presents the First Plat-e Trophy to the team for is inning the l95T San Bernardino Invitational Tournament in December. E 1 1 K '11 X Q, Qjv V V' :ig , 1 J t 5 f an 3' F1 P 11 , t tl s , V '-7, ..,- XYIP3 v"1,s .1 si' job by the starters overwhelmed the Comets in the second match, and OJC squeaked by 62-61. This victory clinched the title for the new champs. Final wins against Stockton 64-53 and Sacramento 74- 49 were anticlimactic. The league champs became the first team to capture the championship undefeated. Going on to the state championships the T-Birds finished with a 24-fl season record, chalkcd up the most wins for any UJC basketball team, won 20 games in a row for another ree- ord, and hroke the national defensive record set by Cam- eron, Oklahoma, hy allowing their opponents only 48.5 points per game. More individual honors came 0akland's way as Rufus Hawkins, who wound up as Oaklandis top scorer with 444 points and a 15.8 season average, and Gflulllping Joei' Johnson, the rehounding center, were named to the first string All-Big Eight team. 4 23 get as ,Y-cf",-if-P-... '33 to 2 if Top Left: Steve Riggins shovels two points up and in as the upstart OJC Thunderbirds downed the Modesto Pirates, 78-41. Bob Laird f52 waits for a rebound. Top Right: Russ Wickwire f14l, Ed Donahue 1152, .loe Johnson fpartullly hiddenl, and Hank Wellington anx- iously await a high flying rebound as the Oaklanders overran the San Mateo Bulldogs, 78-54. Center: Rufus Hawkins I-41, ,loe Johnson f16j, Bob Laird f52, and Wayne Olson f6j watch a Long Beach Viking take a jumper in the state tournament action. Lower Right: Ed Donahue 1152, and Joe Johnson fface hiddenl, fight for backboard control as the Thunderbirds whipped the WCC Comets in a thriller, 52-51. C if 6 if ,Ni img .,,,. I 538' Fw .QSX By The year 1958 will not he forgotten by Coach Ken Hallstone and his track squad which enjoyed its most successful season. finishing third in the Big Eight Conference standings with a 5-2 record and breaking or tieing twelve school records. ln their opening meet of the season, the Oaklanders produced the school's first triangular meet victory, plus wiping many old records off the books. ln victory, the T-Birds beat the Cal Frosh for the first time and San Mateo for the second. Rene Rogers and Don Lee opened activities by taking one-two in the mile with Rogers being clocked in 4130.5 to set a new school standard which lasted only a week. Len Noles was a douhle victor in the sprints, winning the 100 in 9.9 and the 220 in 22.2 despite having a pulled muscle in his left leg. Noles was so far out in front in the 100 that an observer commented that it looked like the finish of the mile. Weight man Don Dellominico broke the school record in the riffs , A J: Thunderbird Thimlddf Lend , u 0fC in Best Season et K . Tom Broome, Coach Ken Hallstone, Rene Rogers and Don Lee plan strat- egy for the season. Tom Bowie discus with a mighty heave of 144-1114. This mark led the State junior college throwers for two weeks. Coach Ken Hallstone was most pleased with their next victory - a win over arch rivals Modesto and Sacramento. In beating Modesto for the first time, Hallstone found it made up for last year's hu- miliating 108-13 druhbing at the hands of the Pirates. Leading the T-Birds were Len Noles and Sam Perry, both double winners. Noles took the sprints, as he did every meet, in 10.2 and 21.8, while Perry was clocked in 15.4 and 24.3 in the hurdles. The 'ggold dust twins," Rogers and Lee, both broke school records once again, Rogers took a second in the mile with a fine 4:23.13 clock- ing and Lee a second in the 380 with a 1:59.5. ln the half, Lee beat Northern California leader Tom Brown of Modesto and former state champ from Berkeley High, Henry Dorsey. ln their only home appearance of the season at distant Castlemont High, the 80-degree weather hrought out some really great marks. Track team, left to right: Rene Rogers, Rich Colvin, Don Provost, Tom Broome, and Ron Guess. Second row fl-rl: ,lim Curran, Voden Fuchles, Fred Bright, Bob Lemus, Milfred Watson, Ralph Holmes, and Don Lee. Third row fl-rl: Coach Hallstone, Otis Courtney, Rich McKiney, Bill Webster, Carl McCane, Dennis Johnson, Charles McCoy, and John Hollister, Mgr. Back row fl-rl : Dave Littleton, Mgr.g Len Noles, Bob Grissom, Ed Allen, Sam Perry, and Ted Pontiflet, Missing are Ed Donahue, John Treadwell, Dom DeDominico, and Ernie Coffman. Q WS' .Q . I 3 Mil i if fs.- --.n f e 35" 4, ,ts -f s .Ib .,,-g i fe In :Q X sew K, :MW xiidfft. , ic 1 f was ' f sf' we . V 5 5 0 if Wi ffii Y 4' ' Q . 0 My if i-':'2 "i"' A 'ff A, C 3 f lg, , so -ff' if sta, , e p c .sms A- afstifgfcif , ,Y-5-gift . 4.5. J, ij'-5 . nwffe' ' if f .S ' Y 1135306 ie i-JEL' 5' if -"- CK 0 , "H: . y 7 si. Q5 f,i03i'-twig? M158 ' , 'alum' i ft 7:4 z' 5 1,5431 5.-I .f, ' K ff v V ,,.,,.v .L T t . 2 tt fatty ' 5 'hir fm.. Wi"+.5"'?' ' 1 ...QT ,Ev si V is J, J ,H V UQ, i, y .:ce.:..f.4Qf ,S ,QM M , 3 4 we x H1 , , 5 iii., , r . .2 C 5.0.1 in 2 0 ' ffm-Emily ' iw 1' ,xx H- W t--2" ' ""'f f-":'2 5' l1'- : Noles won the 100 in 9.7 and came back to break the school record in the 220 with a 21-flat clocking around the turn. Noles' time would have been good enough to win last year's National AAU meet. Perry was caught in the fast time of 14.9 in the high hurdles for a Bay Area best and won the 180 lows in 18.9, beating out San Fran- cisco's great Leroy Thomas who had taken fourth place in last year's State .lunior College championships. Oakland journeyed next to Palo Alto where they bested the Stanford Frosh and West Contra Costa. In this meet, the T-Birds' thinclads won every race including the relay. Noles won sprint duels over West's great Rudy Jackson. Noles had to come from behind in the last 10 yards to win the century in 9.8 hut he won the 220 a little easier in 21.6 over the shorter Jackson. Bill Webster and Don Lee produced the best Oakland marks of the day. Webster won the 440 in school record time of 50.3, and Lee the 880 in 1:58.6. Next came the San Francisco State Relays in which Oakland relay teams established three relays records. A quartet of Webster, Bob Grissom, Perry, and Noles won the 440 relay in 42.1, the fastest mark for JC's in the nation in the past two years, and the 880 relay in 1:28.7. In the distance medley relay the foursome of Bill Webster, Billy Minor, Lee and Rogers set a new mark of 10:42.3. Three days later against Santa Rosa, Don Lee finished a brilliant two-year Oakland career by breaking a bone in his foot while run- ning the mile. Rogers made up for it in the two, running a la uMax Truexn and winning by half a lap in the fine time of 9237.8 for a school best. Fred Bright pole vaulted 12-1 for another school mark. Probable winners and point makers in the Big Eight Conference meet were Noles, whose only competition would come from Jackson of the Comets, and Perry who was a cinch winner in the lows and favored in the highs over the Comet's Phil Clifton. Rogers, Oakland's distance "machine,' could be a possible winner in both the mile and the two-mile over strong competition from Modesto. Oakland could figure highly in the California State Junior Col- lege Championships with Noles and Perry certain to qualify along with Rogers for the big affair. Lee, until his injury, was figured on as a possible surprise winner in the 380. Other men who may possibly qualify are DeDominico and Webster hut they will have to show marked improvement over past per- formances. All in all, Oakland has done remarkably well with the lack of team depth they have had and coach Hallstone is to be congratulated on a job well done. '-4 Q -4l .4ull"" Bill Webster, Dennis Johnson, and Ted Pontiflet turn the pole coming home to the tape. Len Noles, Bob Grissom, and Rich McKinney get set to take out of the hole on a dash. ... bl Tennis fcam. flironl, I-rj: Lonix lVriglal, Icrry Niculcl, EJ. Cruz, Gary Wfilliums fliuck Irj Wllfllll Mimv B011 Bur! L, , - 5 -f 1 , on, Kms W'iz'kwirc, Couch Bill Rorkwcll. Bmeball At this writing the Thunderbird baseball team is resting in second place in the Big Eight Conference, with a chance for Conference championship. Dave Regallie and .lesse Washington had been the team's big guns. Regallie had won eight games while losing only two and Washington was hitting well over the .300 mark W -h' '1 s ' as lIlgl0ll was an All-OAL player. Behind the plate the T-Birds had Phil Bouthillier and .lesse Murdock. Bouthil- lier played with Oakland last season and Murdock with Humboldt. A li ' f - - t rst base was veteran Bob Gayou who was hitting .300, and one of the team's leaders in runs batted in. Second base was manned by the reliable Percy Harris who was one of last yearis League standouts at shortstop. Percy was the leadoff batter and was largely re- sponsible for keeping the Thunderbirds in the running for the title. Don Louie filled the shortstop position very well. He came from Tech High where he was also an All-OAL selection. Rounding out the starting infield was veteran George Dunphy, a mainstay for the past two seasons. Dunphy was the team leader in bases on balls. The outfield was manned by Washington, Walt King, ex-star from McClymonds, and Harv Hanson from Castlemont. Golf foam. fFront, I-rj: Ralph Vince, Dave Maiibewr, Iim VC7urncr. fBac1z, I-rj: Coach Gil Callies, Henry Fogg, Dwight Lew, Bob Martin. Tbc 1958 Bnsclmll fcrzm. Tenmlr Keeping with the trend of strong spring sport teams, the OJC ' wk - ' ' ' ' rat etmen I,OIllp1l6d its most successful season, winning fifteen of the matches played this year. Under Coach "Bill" Rockwell. the net men also placed third in the Big Eight Conference race and qualified for h N t e orthern California JC championships at Modesto. The schedule included matches with East Contra Costa won by 8-1, 8-1, scoresg Sacramento, 5-2g Mo- desto, 6-1g Vallejo, 6-13 San Jose, 6-0g San Francisco State Ctwicej, 9-0, 6-35 Santa Rosa, 4-3 Hirst league lossbg Stockton, 7-03 West Contra Costa, 7-03 the last loss against City College of San Francisco, 6-lg and downing San Mateo, 4-2. Doubles team members were Warren Mines and Bob Burton, and Russ Wickwire and .lerry Nicolet. Goh! Swinging into the conference matches the clubmen romped through their best record season yet, even with the loss of tuo fine players. The golfing 'Birds took second place in the Big Eight with a 5-1-1 record. Tieing Stockton YM-7V2 during the rain encouraged the T-Birds as they copped wins over WCC, 13M-lk, Santa Rosa 112-ISM, Modesto, 3-7g San Francisco City College, ilk-65. and Sacramento, 10-5. But the golfers of San Mateo handed the upstart Oaklanders their only loss of the league play, HM!-Elk. Henry Fogg, Oakland's outstanding player all season long is given best chances for medalist, honors in the Big Eight Play-offs. 'William J. lilllUIl.lCl1ifOl' Assisting Editor William J. Hulon were Stuart Smith, Associate Editor, ,lames Hudson, Sports Hditorg Rich- ard Gazarian, Fraternity Editor: Paul Gazarian. So- rority Editor: Ronald Hcttus. Business llanager. aml the yearbook stall' memlicrs. In getting out the first edition. many significant hurdles had to he overcome. First. thc prolrlem of find- ing an adviser lwho licgan officially in the second se- mesterl: second, training stall menllmers in finances. layout, photography, etc.. as the project developed: and third, the prolnlem ol' getting the project set up in time. And so. ol' necessity-W there will he some mis- takes, some omissions, perhaps unliorgivalrle ones. Ex- perience has come as a result ol' diligence and hard work, the ominous shadow ol' ignorance has slowly disappeared and the relatively quiet emluryonic stages which evolved into the stress and strain of the adoles- cent period finally lmecame ol' age in this volume. An exhilerated erew, too weary now to shout . . . having had emotions purged all along the gamut hy unrelenting demands, lets forth long suspirations . . . of inward glee, of personal satisfaction, of achieve- Illfillt. T be ri ina! Oak Log If Rem It of erfevemnca Hard Work These are the Oak Loggers . . . those who are the victors and for whom the spoils consist solely of inward satisfaction olrtained from services willingly and well-performed. Assiduous in lalror and spurred lay fidelity to sell'-imposed duty, they have here re- produced and vicariously captured Uakland ,lunior College in concise narratives and lucid portraits of memoralnle days which otherwise might fade into ohlivion. Under the advisorship of Dr. ,lohn F. Summersette members ol' the stall' liecame social outcasts in order to devote most ol' their waking hours to the BIG BOOK which was in their lmlood . . . the lnook ahout which at the outset they had only ideas, hut the ideas eoalesced to supply a vision ol' the ultimate opus. Left to right: Stu Smith, Associate Editorg ,Iames Hudson, Sports Editorg Dr. John F. Summersette, A dviser. Merrill Staff. Seated fl-rl: lloreen Wtltt, Joyce Howard, Daniel Hart, K Doug Morra, Patricia Porep, Tom Bowie. Standing tl-rr: Kirk Rogers, Laney SMH. Seated tl-rl: Sharon Sessions. Norman Toly, Janet Ronald Rettus. Carol Taylor, Ross Anderson, Don Freitas, Richard Ga- Dejarrnett. Standing ll-rl: Mr. Edward Ahood, Laney Faculty zarian, l,yne l,yon. Paul Gazarian. Coordinatorg Audrey Staats, Larry McCaH'erey. "'i132Y fn 5--.4 ss! glial 64 . . 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