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Cohdmirmcn Row Ann Grundmim :md Marr Sands, lisrcn while Students in all sorts of curious COSHIIIXCS gathered at rhe entrance
Bill Riethmiller the ly,-Qeidcm of tht. Senior Class, introduces them. to rhe Grand Ballroom of the Stevens llotei lmefore the lmall lsegan.
Bill Johnson displays his piano talents to the appreciative Duke.
ln front of the Boulevard Room, dancers take time outfor chatting. 'l'wo members of the orchestra render a specialty for easy listening.
Page 12 text:
Duke Ellington doing one of his piano specialties at the Senior Ball.
The Duke was greatly appreciated by the entire crowd at the dance.
SENIGR B LL
ln answer to demands of the class of '47,
the first senior dance, backed by the Student
Governing Board, was held from I0 p.m. to
I a.m. on April ll, 1947, in the Grand Ball-
room of the Stevens Hotel in Chicago.
Music was provided by Duke laillington and
his highly publicized Orchestra and during
intermission by the lfive Steps of -live, one
of Chicago's most popular combos.
Although originally planned as a costume
affair, the Senior Ball Committee, headed by
.Rose Ann Grundman and Martin Sand, an-
nounced that costumes, formal attire, and
informal clothes would be permissable. How-
ever, over two-thirds ofthe thousand students
who attended were in costume. Even though
no prizes were awarded, students appeared in
costumes outstanding for their elaboratness
Dancing stopped and all eyes and ears were directed toward Duke Hllingtoxfs Orchestra as they played one of their famous jazz selections.
Page 14 text:
N. Sutherland, il. Ricker, l.. lVl:lshburn, Dean K. Olson, D. Clark, D. lloolen, Dr. l-leltzel, Assistant Dean Nims.
BOARD OF P BLICATIO Q
'l'he Board of Publications, which was com-
posed of Dean Kenneth Olson, Assistant Dean
William Nims, Professor Virgil Heltzel, three
students, Darrel Doolen, alumnus, and ,Iohn
Ricker, graduate manager, had the responsi-
bility of directing all student publications.
During the past year the three new student
members, appointed by the Student Govern-
ing Board, were Dawn Clark, Nancy Suther-
land, and Emily Mashburn.
Last spring the Board decided to move the
offices of the publications. ln April the busi-
ness and editorial offices of the Parrot and the
Syllabus, formerly in Scott Hall, and the
Daily office, previously in Ifayerweather, were
moved to more commodious quarters down-
stairs in Harris Hall.
'I'he Pegasus, which had been sponsored by
several students who were in terested in ser-
ious creative writing, was placed under the
supervision of the Board this year. ln this
way, Pegasus was assured of its place among
the official media of Northwestern student
Kelnneth E. Olson, Dean of Journalism, was chairman of the board
which had the responsibility for guiding student publicgtfigmg,
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