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One day in September, 1921, the east section of the Pern Chape! was crowded with Freshmen. Their shining faces, gay apparel, and lofty ideals were seen by the Spirit of Pep, who wondering from whence the bright light shone, came quickly and alighted on one of the open east windows of the Chapel. She was instantly attracted by the Freshmen, and conceived the idea of following them through their first year and thus giving them a good start on their college life.
Pep immediately began her self-imposed task. She accompanied the Freshmen on their first picnic, and such a good time as they had! She laughed with them at their Hardtime Party. She was an interested spectator at the Freshman-Sophomore Class Games, and rejoiced over the Freshman boys’ victory. Pep helped make the Banquet a success. She let no opportunity of showing her interest in the brilliant Freshmen pass unheeded. The result is the peppy Sophomore Class of this year.
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What can be more noble than to be an instrument in helping make friendships? Every year the religious organizations take this duty upon themselves by giving a Mixer. It is always an evening of enjoyment and this year it was expecially enjoyable.
From the time the new students entered the doors of the Training School until they left, they felt that everything was being done to help them get acquainted. Getting as many names signed on a paper as possible was the first means by which everyone could get acquainted. 'I'hc grand prize which went to Mr. Grandy was a grand "dime and pin”. There followed a program on which our celebrated "flapper” was billed. "He” gave a graceful, jazzy dance with two girls.
The crowd w’as divided into two groups, one remaining in the assembly room, the other going to the gymnasium. In the assembly room the guests were made to go through many contortions and it was a test of their physical equilibrium. (We thought their mental equilibrium would be put to a test later).
The group in the gymnasium enjoyed relay races of all sorts. By the time the football relay had been performed three times, the players were actually following rules of efficiency as laid down by some of the players of the evening.
To end the entertainment right, delicious refreshments were served. These were enjoyed and when it was time to leave, the appearances of some departing couples assured the committee that it had fulfilled its aim in helping to start friendships.
We could not send the Kearney Antelopes home with the thought of defeat too prominent in their minds, so we gave them a reception after the football game. In the afternoon the Kearney team proved to us that some real folks live at Kearney, but the reception as well as the Bob-Cats proved to the Antelopes that some real folks live1 at Peru, too.
The college orchestra furnished us with music, while the visiting team and the Peruvians were getting acquainted.
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