University of Omaha - Tomahawk / Gateway Yearbook (Omaha, NE)

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TUMAHMVH HWVHQEIW UE WMM VOLUME NUMBER THREE W N38 J EdH'Or'-iI'1-Chief Class Edifgr MARJORIE DYSBRQW MAURHNIE STARRBT Busrness Manager Special Amy' , JAMES RQMAN WILLIAM SAVAGE Asshfani' Edifor Gemma' SMH HENRHTA RIESER LQRRNNE CRAMER Acfivifies Ed'+or JEANNETTE CRAPENHQFT WCTUR SANFORD Greek Edlfors ROGER HUGHES EVERNA ASHW CHRISTY LGU FQff,SFp'W Lou: GEGRGE THREADS f"'E3A flaggi- FO RH 1908-1938 . . of constructiv part of re-ge student body during the pps cjrefe Consfruc: new universii i E 5 1 fm as W 22 333 sie if 5 Qi 1 xx QE ss' I- Tl-IE NEW SCHOOL While the ideals of a University of Omaha as conceived in 1908 are essentially the same in 1938, the buildings and equipment have undergone great changes. Within the last five years special efforts have again been made to provide more adequate ac- commodations for the growing student body. This campaign resulted in the purchase in 1936 of a site on Dodge street just west of Elmwood park. The result of a thorough investigation and study over a period 0-f several years, the final choice of this site by the regents had hardly been announced when it evoked considerable comment and criticism among dissenting groups. The fact that the chosen site was located just outside- the city limits provided an opening wedge for its opponents who sought to block its annexation by the city. The final outcome of the controversy that was waged for nearly a month, during which time the regents' selec- tion had been supported by the student body and by persons interested in the univer- sity, was a decision rendered by the city council incorporating the tract into the city limits. Nearly simultaneous with the council's decision was a pronouncement from the federal Public Works Administration authorizing an appropriation of S414,000 to fa- cilitate the university's new construction program. The sum represented 45? of the estimated cost of completing the new campus, the other 5570 to be raised by the uni- versity. TGMAI-IAWK 1 '38 :" ,, Y W Q' .ia- .Al The site purchased by the regents includes at present twenty acres. lt is planned that as the university expands thirty more acres just west of this tract will also be purchased. Situated, as it is, on Dodge street, it is, north and south, in the very middle of the city. With the tendency of the city to develop westward, it is estimated that several decades hence the University of Omaha will occupy a, position near to the center of the city. Beauty and educational needs considered, the site is ideal. In the heart of one of the finest residential sections, it lends itself excellently to landscaping for a beauti- ful campus, and it also is remote from traffic and other disturbances. Most important of all, perhaps, is the perfect freedom for expansion and development. Visioned within a decade are a library, a gymnasium and athletic plant, and a student union building. Also contemplated are a separate school of business administration, enlarged and mod- ified engineering shops, a service research institute, and a special building for applied arts. The heat of the drive for new buildings seemed to foster in the students a new and more cooperative fellowship, and an atmosphere of enthusiasm and hopefulness is predominant on the campus today, for all students anticipate the additional possibil- ities for development to be offered them in the future. TGMAHAWK K '38 , 4 4 V'4"""Mm'aT5w1f',af4+5l5'3?iV!i5'??EnAMA '7??fZ,ggffE3f'M"" JW A 4 nW77""'77'I33'T 77' W' g V 'V Mn ff ,,,, . ' JLWQQM. , ,. ,, V , i7M'q"' V J' V 'f?"'y':'5 ' 4 A 7 Mya , , , - , 1, QWQ f ,y NN A .. f 3 A X 2 ' , 4 A X E H ,Ta 2- 1' 1, 1 1' M Q EJ. 4' ' sa ,. .jf-ML-' , Y ' , ', , - -Q, ,ff-a. 1 Q ' 1' Gm! X' 'P""f 2' PJ ' X' f ' Y ' M 'v 0 1 A X N K ' X f . f THE OLD SCHOOL The year 1938 is witnessing the end of one era in the history of the University of Omaha, for this year is the last to be spent in the group of buildings located at 24th and Pratt streets. The University of Omaha had its beginnings in 1908 through the endeavors and sacrifices of the late Dr. Daniel E. jenkins, his board of trustees, and a group of instructors, many of whom contributed their services. In so doing they hoped to fill the need for an easily available, non-sectarian, co-educational university. On October 8, 1908, the board incorporated the University of Omaha, actual educational work began in September, 1909, with an enrollment of twenty-six students. Dr. Jenkins, then a professor and dean of the faculty at the Omaha Presbyterian 'Theological seminary, rejecting numerous offers, including the presidency of what was to become the National University of Brazil, a teaching position at Princeton Theo- logical Seminary, and the pulpits of many large eastern churches, became the first president of the University of Omaha. For eleven years he accepted no salary, but diverted the money into what he deemed more important channels. The original building had been an old Victorian mansion, purchased with the plot of ground upon which it was located from judge W. A. Redick. ln 1911 a con- tribution by Mrs. M. O. Maul made possible the construction o-f the john Jaco-bs Memorial gymnasium, named for her son. However, the need for a more adequate administration and class building was soon felt, and in 1916 a drive was initiated to raise blS100,000. for such a structure. The late George A. Joslyn agreed to contribute the last 252 5,000 of the fund, and in a short time the drive was completed and Joslyn Hall was built. It was during the 1920s that expanding interests made it feasible to establish the university more permanently, and in 1930 the people of Omaha voted to place this institution under municipal sponsorship. T he faculty, meanwhile, had been greatly enlarged, new departments had been added, and the science hall, library annex, and Menls and Women's Faculty build- ings were soon a.cquired. With the presidency of Rowland Haynes, who succeeded the late Dr. William E. Sealock in 1933, agitation for an entirely new plant reached its climax, and construction of a new series of buildings became fact. Thus the old university, as it is known to those of us who are about to leave it, was conceived and developed through the labors of that first president and board of trustees and their successors. While their vision has not yet been fully realized, the near future will undoubtedly bring attainments beyond their dreams. TOMAHAWK 1 38 l51anN,xR, Biunsimw, CLARK. jruorsiarzkfzitx, lwlixjoks lW.fXR'l'lN, Ml'RR,xx', SKINNER, STRYKIQR BOARD OF REGENTS Frank T. B. Martin... . ....,... . .,.. . .....,,.. . .. , . .,..,. ,,r...,Chairman Hird Stryker .......,,, ..,..,.r V 'ice-Chairman Dr. Floyd J. Murray ...V. .,.,.. Secretary W. Dale Clark., , .r4.,. ... ...,. ....,. . . ,. .. ..,,.. ....., . ,Treasurer Term Expiring july 1, 1938 ' Term Expiring July l, 1940 Colonel George A. Skinner Ije Emmett Bmdshaxw A. D. Majors W. Dale Clark H. A. Jacobberger Term Expiring july 1, 1939 Term Expiring July 1, 1941 Hird Stryker Mrs. james E. Bednar Frank T. B. Martin Dr. Floyd J. Murray TGMAI-IAWK ff '38 qlaculfmi TOMAI-IAWK 1 '38 Lg, 1 ROWLAND I-IAYNES PRESIDENT UNIVERSITY OF OMAI-IA "i""'5I-g' TOMAHAWK If '38 .4 LONG-TIME INDIVIDUAL COLLEGE EDUCATION President Rowland P. Haynes wrote the name of the Uni- versity across the national educational picture when, in January of 1938, in his annual report to the Board of Regents he revealed for the first time a basically new idea in education. He called it Hlong-time individual college educationw. In simplest terms the idea is this: the student should not consider' his college education at an end when he has won his degree or has left college halls, but both he and the college should continue a relationship of study and guidance to continue a few years, or many years after the .student has embarked upon his adult career. I Disclosure of the Haynes plan excited interest and comment throughout the nation and educational world. Laudatory articles were carried in the press and educational journals from coast to coast. I The plan ties college educa.tion into the daily work of the self-supporting student by helping the student learn Uwhat his growing experience reveals that he will need to knoww. lt rejects the idea that a degree alone is a. certificate of education. It holds, rather, that no one can reach the saturation point in the process of education, that the latter con- tinues as long as life itself. lt advocates guiding the adult through this long process. lt gives him an introduction into the many fields of learning, revealing to him the wisdom of the ages and giving him a bird's-eye view of the far-flung horizons of knowl- edge. Then it would help him acquire the specinc knowledge which would be most helpful to him as he pursues his chosen career. To quote President Haynes: "How does this proposal differ from what we have now? Chiefly in being usual and planned instead of being rare and haphazard. 'This plan is sound because it rests on two facts of the educational life. The first is a fact of the content of education: the second is a fact of the method of educa- tion. The first fact is that so much has been discovered that no student can learn all that he needs to know whether he stays at college full time for two years or for six or eight years. The second fact is that people learn better if they moved by cur- rent interests as well as by remote interests. What we are surely going to do next month is a more powerful spring to action than what we may possibly do ten years from now. "I have said that we have at the University of Omaha the foundations on which this program may be built. Specifically, what do I mean? "First, we have the friendly and intelligent cooperation of the Superintendent of Schools and of the principals of the high schools in this city. "Second, we have already begun the Work-Study Plan. f'Third, we have a guidance system for students at the University. 'fFourth, we already have the basis for a School of Adult Education." One editorial commented, 'fThis is a promising idea and one that, when it be- gins its operation in September at the University of Omaha, is bound to be watched with eager attention throughout the educational world. It may also be discovered that as the long-time individual co-llege education plan grows, the university itself will take on new color and meaning because of the association with it of tho-se who have assumed adult responsibilities, but continue to seek college help as they advance in life. TCDMAI-IAWK K '38 l EDGAR A. HOLT DEAN OF THE COLLEGE Friend, advisor, and professor are but a few of the titles by which Dean Edgar A. Holt. is known to the students of the University of Omaha. His quiet speech and manner, his efficient handling of all details, no matter how trivial, his quick, yet thorough, understanding of the problems of the student are among the attributes which make him invaluable to students and faculty alike. Since his coming to the university in 1931, Dean Holt has been alert to the opportunities of education, and few have contributed more constructive effort toward the new university than he. Although he is head of the department of history and government, his interest in all departments is active. He has been honored by many of the organizations of the campus. It is Dean Holt whom we may thank for much of the effective leadership in bringing about the more complete curriculum which we will take with us into the new university building. TCDMAI-IAWK K 38 o ! l RENE E. H. STEVENS FORMER DEAN OF WOMEN It was with sincere regret that the students of the University of Omaha met the announcement last spring of the resignation of Mrs. Rene E. H. Stevens from her position as dean of women. ln her departure, the women of the university lost a loyal friend and trusted contidante, who, with her tact and diplomacy in meeting and aiding all with whom she came in contact, was inva.luable as a. counselor. Mrs. Stevens came to the University in 1929 and was active throughout her career here as a motivator of and participator in the social and cultural life of the school and the city. Previous to her association with the University, she had ha.d broad ex- perience as instructor and principal in schools throughout the country. In the pre- war years she was a most active supporter' of woman suffr'a.g'e, and today she main- tains an interest in the League of Women Voters, the Urban League, and other civic movements. To Mrs. Stevens we owe our appreciation for her unselhsh contributions to the student life of the campus. TOMAI-IAWK 4 '38 JOHN BAKER, B.S. PI-IYSIFAI. EDUCATION MARTIN W. BUSH, I-'.A.G.O. MVSIC INEZ LORETTA CHESTNUT, M,A. LIBRARIAN HENRY G. COX, B. MUSIC ORf'Hr:sTRA LEWIS D, CRENSHAW, B.S. BVRSAR RUSSELL DERBYSHIRE, MSC. Rrolnfzv RUTH DIAMOND, MA. P11ys1c'AI, EDUCATION JAMES EARL, Ph.D. MATIII'i INTATICS TCDMAHAWK ff '38 ' " ""' '?m- I 1 4 I 4 4 ,J CHRISTOPHER S. ESPINOSA, Ph.D. SPANISH HARRY F. FORE, A.B., B.S. ENGLISH LESLIE N. GARLOUGH, Ph.D. BIOLOGY MILDRED GEARHART, M.A. ENGLISH TCDMAI-IAWK K '38 GRACE GUNN, M .A. h1ATHl-IMATICS LYMAN H. HARRIS, Ph.D. HISTORX' C. L. HARTMAN, B.S. PHYSICAL EDUUATION CARL W. HELMSTADTER, Ph.D REGISTRAR LAURA M. JOHNSON, M.A. ENGLISH ELIZABETH KAHO, M.A. MUSIC GERTRUDE KINCAIDE, M.A. FRENCH R. j. MAXWELL, M.A. SPANISH MARIAN MCLAREN, B.S. PHYSICAL EDUCATION WILBUR T. MEEK, M.A. ECONOMICS WILLIAM B. MILLER, M.A. HISTORY WILLIAM K, NOYCE, Ph.D. CHEIWISTRY TCDMAI-IAWK ff '38 ' 'W 4 WILFRED PAYNE, Ph.D. PHILOSOPHY CAROL M, PITTS, B. MUSIC Musu' HARRY ROSITZKE, Ph.D. ENGLISH V. H. ROSEMONT, Ph.D. RELIGION TQMAHAWK K '38 GLORIA KURTZ SINNETT B FSI NESS AD M INISTRATION T. EARL SULLENGICR, Ph.IJ SUt'IOI,OCY I.. O. TAYLOR, Ph.D. I':Ibl'l'.XTTOX W. H, THOMPSON, Ph.D. Psx'c'1ro1.or:y - .- A. DAYLE WALLACE, Ph.D. J A SHEPARD L. WITMAN, Ph.D. ENc:L1s1-I H15T0Ry NELI. hi. VVARD, M.A. CHEMISTRY GERMAN V. ROYCE WEST, Ph.D. PEARL WEBER. MA 2' PSYCIIULUGY ' EDUCATION FRANCES E. WOOD, M.A. NOT PICTURED NOT PICTURED W. GILBERT JAMES, Ph.D. GERMAN SPEECH JEAN JARMIN, BA. SPEECH BERTHE KOCH, Ph.D. ART JOHN W. KURTZ, M.S. ENGINEERING DONALD E. TOPE, Ph.D. ROBERT E. HUFFMAN, B.F.A. EDUCATION DANA T. WARREN, Ph.D. DEAN or NVOINIEN PHYSICS HELMUT R. BOENINGER, M.A. L. M. BRADFIELD, BA, DEAN or MEN RODERIC CRANE, ENGINEERING DAYTON E. HECKMAN, M.A. GOVERNIVIENT A R" MARY PAUOU YOUNG, MA. TOMAHAWK K '38 F 1 g NEYA CARLSON STENOGRAPIIILR ELINOR E. HARTNETT EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT DAISY PLUMMER STENOGRAPHI-QR PEARL SCHAEFER EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TCDMAHAWK ff '38 HELEN SHANK STENOGRAPHER KATHRYN SHAW STI:Noc:RAPI1I-:R ALICE SMITH ExI:c'1'TIvE ASSISTANT LEORA WASHBURN EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT MONA WORMHOUDT EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT HELEN YOWELL EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT FACULTY NOT PICTU RED HELMUT R. BOENINGER, M.A. ROBERT E. HUFFMAN, B.F.A. JOHN W. KURTZ, M.S. GERMAN ART ENGINEERING L. M. BRADFIELD, B.A. W. GILBERT JAMES, Ph.D. DONALD E. TOPE, Ph.D. DEAN OF MEN SPEECH EDUCATION RODERIC CRANE, M.E. JEAN JARMIN, B.A. DANA T. WARREN, Ph.D. ENGINEERING SPEECH PHYSICS DAYTON E. HECKMAN, M.A. GOVERNMENT ARI BERTHE KOCH, Ph.D. FACULTY ASSISTANTS NOT PICTURED MURIEL BYRN STENOGRAPHER BETTY FELLMAN HAROLD JOHNK FRESHINIAN COACH PATRICIA KEENAN PHYSICAL EDUCATION ASSISTANT STENOGRAPHER CLARICE HUFFAKER EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT EDWIN JAMES EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT HAROLD KORT SCIENCE LABORATORY ASSISTANT LEO PEAREY FRESHMAN COACH TOMAI-IAWK ff '38 "7 -1 MJ EXTENSION DIVISION EVERETT M. HOSMAN DIRECTOR OF EXTENSION The Extension Division, the agency through which the services of the University are made available to metropolitan Omaha, has continued to grow through the year 1937-38 under the direction of E. M. Hosman. Its constant development demon- strates that its program is one of service to all interests, sections, and departments of the university. Since its student body is made up largely of more mature students, and its services are designed for adults, President Haynes has recommended that the Division be developed into an actual School of Adult Education. f In general the Division offers two types of courses-degree-credit courses offered by most departments of the University, and special non-credit courses. Some of the latter are of general cultural interest, while others lead toward greater vocational and professional proficiency. Approximately one-fourth to one-third of the graduating class each year complete their degree requirements in Extension classes. One of the purposes of the Extension Division is to make courses of university grade available to as many persons as possible. To this end classes are scheduled at TOMAHAWK K '38 WILMA LINCOLN PRESIDENT OF EXTENSION COUNCIL convenient places in the city. The Downtown Art Center at 1307 Farnam street a.nd the Baird building have become important class centers this year. Several students are also enrolled in correspondence courses. Activities of students in the Division are sponsored by the University Extension Council which plans the social program each year. The officers for the current year have been Wilma Lincoln, president, Darrald Harsh, vice-president, Ellen Hartman, secretary, and Robert Converse, treasurer. Each year the program of the Division features a number of new courses for adults. Included in the schedule for the past year were courses in Radio Broadcasting, Dress Designing, Creative Writing, P.T.A. Administration and Organization, Route Salesmanship, Miniature Sculpture, Chartered Life Insurance Underwriting, Lip Read- ing, a very successful course in Art Appreciation under Dr. Berthe Koch, an intensive course in Advertising Design taught by Dale Nichols of Chicago, and Nursing Edu- cation by Phoebe Kandel of Greeley, Colorado. Among the new projects of cultural interest organized during the past year' was the Book-a-Week club, whose membership reached a total of more than sixty during the year, thus forming one of the largest active groups of its kind in the city. Other units of the Division were the classes in Law for Women, Personal Development, World Problems, Modern Poetry, and the Open Forum club. TOMAHAWKK 38 so WORK-STU DY J. E. WOODS DIRECTOR OF WORK-STUDY Based on the premise that the most useful education is a, combination of class.- room knowledge and Working experience, the Work-Study plan was put into operation at the University of Omaha by J. E. Woods in the summer of 1936. Since that time iifty-three students have taken advantage of the plan. This plan was originated about thirty years ago at the University of Cincinnati and is now being used in many universities, the most notable of which is Antioch col- lege at Yellow Springs, Ohio. Through actual experience on a job, the student is able to test his ability and his interests, and to discover the field for which he is best suited. At the same time he develops a knowledge of business and industry that is helpful to him after he grad- uates. In this manner the student gets practical training in conjunction with his more theoretical college work. g TOMAHAWK K '38 CATHRYN STROHBEHN RALPH KLINE Financial need is not, at present, a requisite for a. job on Work-Study. Any sophomore, junior, or senior who shows willingness, has a good scholastic record, and has general qualilications for the position, as shown by aptitude tests, will be recom- mended by the University of Omaha. The final selection is made by the employer. The student on the job is paid a. regular salary by his employer. Each Work- Study student is required to deposit a specified portion of his earnings with the Uni- versity bursar. Upon his return to school, after a six-month period at Work, the student may draw out the money and use it as needed for his tuition, books, and mis- cellaneous expenses. The Work-Study plan enables the university to broaden the scope of its service, to make a university education possible for many more, to help them rind their niche in the world ofhbusiness and industry, and to help employers bridge the difiicult period of practical training and find employees suited to the positions to be filled. During the worst period of the depression, about eighty-tive per cent of graduates from schools using the W ork-Study plan found jobs immediately, compared to about twenty per cent who found jobs after graduating from the usual four-year college COIIYSC. In addition to the Work-Study plan, the university maintains a student employ- ment service for those students who wish part-time jobs to help- pay their college ex- penses. Many employers offer permanent positions to the students and ask that the same student return to their firms during his next work period. TOMAHAWK 4 38 Brtwccn Classes Student Councilors "Prof" Hughes Oh, hc's alright Waitin' Barun von Kcrscnhrock It must be good Polishcrs Pi O "Bull Sexism" Propaganda geniofzs TGMAHAWK K '38 Rouen Hr'c:H1as Eom I.1i4:m4:N I I r111r Hi RIBLT President Yice4Prcsirlent buietarx Treasurer SENICR CLASS Much of the constructive effort to which the new University of Omaha is due has been contributed by the members of this senior class of 1938. They have given their time and leadership to make the student body which will move into new buildings a stronger and more complete organization. Important in the social and political life of the campus is the Student Council with its senior members, Edward Dulacki, Ruth Grenville, Edgar Howe, Roger Hughes and Irene Tinkham. Many of the seniors have been active in various capacities on the Gateway and Tomahawk staffs. Others, such as Theda Anthes, Lois Hindman, Don Petersen, and Floyd Stancliffe, have assisted in departmental work. The music department with Betty Minteer, James Peterson and Florence Stein- berg, and the debate teams, of which Macy Baum, Lucille Hurlbut, and Fannie Wit- kin Pezzner are members, have brought new honors to the school. The senior year is being brought to a close with a junior-Senior banquet, a bac- calaureate, and the commencement exercises which are being held. in the new univer- sity building. Senior sponsors are M iss Grace Gunn and Dr. S. L. Witman. TCDMAHAWK ff 38 LILILIAN ANDERSEN BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION O Club Sweetheartg Sigma Pi Phi, Sigma T'au Deltag Drama Clubg W.A,A.g Choirg Orchestra, Pi Omega Pi, secretary. THEDA ANTI-IES BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION Kappa Mu Lambdag Sigma Pi Phig Kappa Psi Delta, president. MACY BAUM BACHELOR OF ARTS Student Councilg Gateway, Ma- ie Day committeeg Debate Team, Homecoming Toastmaster, Pan- Hellenic Councilg Board of Stu- dent Publicationsg International Relations Club, Beta Tau Kap-pa, Tomahawk, "WhO's Who in American Universities." GLEN BERNARD BLACKSTONE BACHELOR OF ARTS Gamma Pi Sigmag Chemistry Club. TOMAI-IAWK ff '38 MELVIN BOLDENOW BACHELOR OF ARTS "O" Club, president, sergeant- at-arms, Football g Basketball 5 Trackg Barbs, vice-president. MARY ANNE HARRINGTON BRITTON BACHELOR OF ARTS Gamma Pi Sigma, W.A.A., Boarfl Member, treasurlerg Work-Study. EARLE CAIRNS BACHELOR OF ARTS Sigma Tau Deltag Phi Alpha Theta. KATHRYN DAVIS BACHELOR UF SCIENCE IN EIIIICATION Tomahawk, Greek Editor, Class vice-presidentg Alpha Kappa Del- tag International Relations, De- bate, Drama Clubg Feathers, W. AA. Social Chairman, Pan-Hel- lenic Council, president, vice- presiclent, secretary. EDWARD DULACKI BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ,ADMINISTRATION Tomahawk, Candid Camera Edi- tor, Student Council, Homecom- ing, Camera Club, Business Ad- ministration Clubig Orchestra, Choir, Band, Phi Sigma Phi. WILLIAM H. DURAND BACHELOR OF SCIENCE Assistant, Engineering Dept. CHARLES HENRY DURDEN BACHELOR OF ARTS Sigma Pi Phi, vice-president, Chemistry Club. HELEN BONDESSON ELBERT BACHELOR or ARTS Sigma Tau Delta, Pi Omega Pi. JAMES S. ELLIOTT BACHELOR OF ARTS RUTH GRENVILLE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION Tomahawk, Editor, Snap-shot Editor, Student Council, Home- coming Committee, Camera Club, "O" Club Sweetheart, Whofs Who, Feathers, president, treas- urer, Language Club, Sigma. Pi Phi, W.A.A. Board member, Barb Organization, secretary- treasurer. ROBERT W, HADFIELD BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Chemistry Club, Alpha Sigma Lambda, treasurer. WILLIAM HOLLAND BACHELOR OF ARTS Gateway, Associate Editor, Gam- ma Pi Sigma, president, Polyglot, vice-president, Chemistry Club, president, German Club, Inter- national Relations, Football. ICMA!-IAWK K '38 WYN HOLLIER BACHELLJR or .ARTS German Clubg Polyglotg W.A.A.g Sigma Pi Phig Camera Clubg ln- ternational Relations Club, EDGAR HOWE BAcHE1.oR or ARTS Student Council, Presidentg Homecoming Committeeg Who's Whog Student Directory Editorg Phi Sigma Phi, president, secretary. ROGER M. HUGHES BACHELOR or ARTS Senior class, presidentg Student Councilg Tomaluzwk, Assistant Greek Editorg Alpha Kappa Del- tag Sigma Tau Deltag Sigma Pi Phig International R e l Z1 t i o n s Cluhg Polyglotg Theta Phi Delta, treasurer. ALPHA HUNTER BACHELOR or SCIENCE IN EnL'c'ATroN Sigma Pi Phig Alpha Kappa, Del- tag Bandg Phi Delta Psi, LUCILLE HURLBUT BAc'HELoR or ARTS Senior Claw, sccretaryg Gatewayg Tomahawkg Board of Publica- tionsg Dvebateg Sigma. Tau Deltag International Relations Clubg Pi Omega Pi. YERONA ,IERABEK BACHELOR or ARTS W.A.A.g Polyglotg Sigma Pi Phi, sergeant-at-arms. FRANCES L. JOHNSON BAc1HELoR OF ARTS W.A,A.. Board Mcmberg Poly- glctg Orchestrag Sigma Pi Phi, treasurerg National Archery' Tournament. PHYLLIS KNUDSEN BACHELOR or ARTS W.A.A,, president, secretaryg Sig- ma Pi Phig Sigma Tau Delta, sec- retaryg Alpha. Kappa Delta, vice- pmsident. presidentg International Relations Clubg Choir. TCDMAI-IAWK K '38 CHARLENE I. LEWIS BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION EOLA LIEBEN BACHELOR GF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION Senior Class, vice-president, Tom- ahawk Staff, Gateway, Contri- buting Editor, Sigma Tau Delta, president, secretary, Sigma Pi Phi, International R e l a t i O n s Club, Drama Club, Program Chairman, Pi Omega Pi. WILMA M. LINCOLN BACI-IELOR OF ARTS President, Extension Council. RUTH LINDER BACIIELCR UF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION W.A.A., Sigma Pi Phi, Student Directory, Kappa Psi Delta. DORIS LYNN BACIIELOR OF ARTS French Club, Sigma Pi Phi, Sig- ma Tau Delta, vice-president, Phi Alpha Theta, International Relations Club. J. WESTBROOK MCPHERSON BACHELOR OF ARTS Gateway, German, Declamatoiry Contest, Kappa. Alpha Psi, Pre- Med. Club, German Club, Lib- eral Club, Alpha Kappa Delta, Boxing Tbiurnament. MAXINE MATTHEWS BACHELOR or SCIENCE IN EDUCATION C O10 n.ia,l Dame Scholarship, French Club, Alpha Kappa Del- ta, Sigma. Pi Phi, Chemistry Club, Pre-Med. Club. KEITH MAXWELL BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Gateway, business manager, Pan- Hellenic Council, Alpha Phi Omega., historian, Alpha Sigma Lambda., president. TDMA!-IAWK A '38 l L+ BETTY M INTEER BAc'Hi:LoR or SCIENCE IN EDIlt'A'llION Feathers, vice president, treasur- er, Pan-Hellenic Council, treas- urer, Homecoming Princess, Choir, Girls Quartet, Pulyglot, Sigma Pi Phi, president, secre- tary, Gamma Sigma Omicrnn, president, :':'L'rt-tary. FRANCIS NELSON BAc'HE1,uR OF ARTS Gutmuuy, Editor, Managing Edi- tor, Board of Publications., Pan- Hellcnic Council, Student Iliwf- tory, International R e I a t i 0 n s Club, Liberlal Club, Theta Phi Delta. MARY ALICE NELSON BACHELOR UF ARTS Tomahazvk, Senior Editor, Gate' way, Alpha Kappa, Delta, W.A. A., Drama Club, seirretary, Pan- Hellenic Council, vice-president, International Relations Club, Pi Omega Pi. GRETCHEN PATTERSON BACHELOR or ARTS Sigma Tau Delta, Sigma Pi Phi, Pi Omega Pi, TOMAHAWK 4 '38 REX L. PERKINS BAf'11m.oR or Sc1ENc'1a IN Bi's1Ni:ss AuM1NisTRAT1uN "O" Club, vice-president, Alpha Phi Omega, president, Football, Basketball. DONALD A, PETERSEN BACHELQNR or SCIENCE IN BUSINESS AIJNIINISTRATIUN "O" Club, German Club, Gute- wuy, Pan-Hellenic Council, Al- pha Phi Omega, Liberal Club, Fmztball, Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Sigma Lambda. secretary. FANNIE WITKIN PEZZNER BAUI1-:mn OF ARTS Gateway, Debate, Alpha Kappa Delta., Feathers, Alpha Gamma Chi, secretary. METHA M, PRIGGE Bnciiliclniz OF ARTS LOWELL J. RUNDLETT' BAc'H12LoR or SCIENCE IN B1's1NEss ADINIINISTRATION Basketball Team. HELEN SALTARES BACHi:1.oR or ARTS Tomahawkg Gateway, Alpha Kappa Delta, W.A.A., vice-pres- ident, Board Membcrg Who's Who, Orcheshg International Re- lations Club, Pi Omega Pi, president. MARJORIE SAUTTER B,xr'1u5LoR OF Srlrzxcz ix EDUCATION Sigma Pi Phi, Kappa Psi Delta. EVELYN SCHNACKEL BACHELOR OF ARTS Student Councilg Pan-Hellenic Council, W.A.A., Board Mem- ber, Barb Organization, president. CHRISTINE SCOTT' BACHELOR or SCIENCE IN EIJVCATION Sigma, Pi Phi, W,A.A., Gamma Sigma Omicron, secretary. FLOYD S. STANCLIFFE BACHELOR or ARTS German Club, Chemistry Club. FLORENCE STI-QINBERG BAcu1al,oR or ARTS Kappa Mu Lambda, vice-presi- dent, Sigma Pi Phi, Drama. Club, Choir, Orchcsisg Alpha Gamma Chi, president, vice-president. IRENE TINKHAM BAcHi:1.oR or ARTS Student Council, vice-president, Homecoming Committeeg Gate- wayg Sigma Pi Phi, treasurer, W.A.A.g Intemational Relations Club, Pi Omega. Pi, secretary. TCDMAHAWK K '38 PAUL A. WARD BACHELOR or ARTS Phi Sigma Phi, cabinet member, Chemistry Clubg Pre-Med Club. GEORGE E. ALEXANDER GLADYS V. BIANCHI IDA MARIE BORG RUTH H. BRACKEN RAYMOND L. BROWN MINNIE D. CARLSON FRANCIS J. CRAWFORD ELIZABETH CURTIS ROSE E. GIITER PAULINE B. HANICKE ETHEL G. HART MARJORIE WILLIAMS I3.xvliEmR uv SCIENVE Pan-Hellenic Council, W.A.A.g Orchesisg Sigma Pi Phi, vice- prcsidcnt, secretary, Kappa Psi Delta, president, vice-president. SENIORS NOT' PICTURED LOIS V. HINDMAN BERTHA M. HOLMES MARGARET J. KIEWIT DOROTHY LARSON LAURA MADSEN ALICE R. MCNEALY MARJORIE R. E. MORTENSEN CECELIA F. NICHOLS MARGARET F. O'BRIEN JAMES B. PETERSON MILDRED J. PETERSON TOMAI-IAWK K '38 .l. W YNY ROBERT N. WHITE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Studcnt Council, Camera Clubig Alpha Sigma Lambda, secretary. GERTRUDE PHELPS MABFL PHELPS EARL F. STROBEHN KATHERINE P. THICKSTUN ELSIE M. VLIELAND DAGMAR WESTERGARD ,IOHN S. WILLIAMS LOUISE B. WOEPPEL DALE M. WOLF' ERMAGRACE REILLY WYCKOFF MAZQCIGSSWLZW Q ' T- W- I - r' 1 TCDMAI-IAWK K '38 l-- --f' -sm ..,, J, J f- '1 1 '1. x E L Gnonon TH1u:,xnG1LL EVERNA Asiiwoon X IULET Du Mm President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer JUNIOR CLASS The junior Prom, the first all-school formal dance, held at Peony Park on March 18, was the outstanding activity of this class. From a group of junior girls, judged upon the basis of beauty, personality, and poise, Ruth Archer was selected as Prom queen. Judges were ,Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman, dancers appearing in Omaha at that time. Student Council representatives were jane Cook, Leonard Kurtz, Harriet Salmon and Robert lYhite. Miss Salmon and Kurtz were elected to "Whos Who" of college campuses. Miss Cook served as Council vice-president and as hostess at the Women's Faculty building. Juniors active in various departments included Ida Gitlin, Evelyn Smith, and Esther Steinberg in music, Ruth Behrmann, Helen Mickna, and George Threadgill in journalism, and jack McEveny in debate. Miss Mickna was also president of the German clubg president of the Camera club was Robert Lehmer. Edgar Kersenbrock was Barb president and, with Melvin Brock, William Doherty, john Elliott, Robert Flesher, Bill Kulper, Gail Leber, Russell Riggins, and Threadgill, was outstanding in athletics. Miss Gertrude Kincaide and john W. Kurtz were junior sponsors. TOMAI-IAWK 38 Kl'RTZ, Tmz1cAvG11.1., iX1.'.I.0NEX, Sulucxsux, C1.AL'n1L's, MCEVILNY, XNELLS, MARRS, Lnmale DAVIS, MII.I.ER, DIUHNSUN, BAVMAN, Vr:N1cz1ANo, Tuma, HAMLHUN, GIVINS FRANKLIN, ,ARNULIL I-MLHRMANN, BR.-XINARD, W11.1.1AMsoN, HALL, SNYANSUN, S'rEIN1:1a1u:, BRl1NY'N, HARKN1Qss SIIICVIIICRIJ, A-Xs11xx'1,ux1, Cmrwx, IJ14.x'.xx1-LY, SAI.fXlllN, jullxsmfx. QYQRIZIQNISICRU, MIVKNA GRACE, Hmuusox, I,AN1msTkoM, jm1NsaoN, C'xlxusTuxs1cN, HAl,CLRl'2N, SICK, Hmuzls, SADLER, POTT 01111 lf G. IJUFF, 1VIL'14l.l.12R, KKJRISKQP. W1-ZINLQR, Rl'SIIl..4l', lW1lI.l.S, BL'RNIl'l"I', 1lU.5liNl5Al'!Nf, F1,x'xN Voss. Mlxnank, 5m'rT, Comx-mx, .-Xxmzxsux, E1.1,1swx, Moxovuxz, BAUM Kx'rLT1aNSKY, ffl..-XIJ, Kugsmc, KLAIN, CRUWDER, FREE, MAJURS, DAVVSON JUNIORS SOPHOMORES H' f Joi: DAWsoN MARY EDITH MAjoRs I 4 is Bi RNLTF President Vice-President ecr tirx Treasurer SOPI-ICDMORE CLASS You can tell the sophomores, but you can't tell them much, since they have cap- tured most of the honors of the school this year in debate, journalism, sports and music. The two Gateway editors, Frank Norall and Kurt Sick were from this class and were assisted by Margery Noe and Stewart jones, Marian Mills, Esther Klaiman and Marjorie Disbrow who was also Tomahawk editor. Maurice Klain edited the Stu- dent Directory. Lucille Farher, Enid Crowder, Esther Klaiman, Maurice Klain, Robert Clausen, Nathan Wolfson and John Forman were debate squad members. Mary Edith Majors secretary-treasurer, and Robert Landstrom were the sophomore representatives on Student Council, and Don Grote, Tony Milone, joe Mazzeri, LaVern Kritner, Julius Bachman, Ralph Schmeckpeper, Art Milow, jack Cheek, joe Dawson, and John Rushlau were class athletes. Evelyn Glad, soprano soloist of the choir and girls quartette, and Fred Dempster, 'cellist, have been musically prominent. john Hefti, through his composition UMystic Pool", which was presented publicly by Leopold Stokowski and his Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra, brought national recognition to the University of Omaha. TCDMAHAWK K 38 SOPHOMORES M11,uNE, NcmA1.L, MlI.OXN', KRITNER, YAYGIIN. Br:1zNAlso, KNICLLY, j. SM1T1r, VANCE K115sL1Nr: FAR1u:1z NNIPPRIZFHT, j. DUFF, STU.-XR'I', Hmzxllas, I-IUSTLNDAH1. TAYLOR, MUNT, CHRISTENSEN LA1:s1aN, FURMAN, IDISBROVV, PHALIQN, LIPSMAN, 1.UuR, STEWART, j'oHNsoN 1 v , 1 COVERT, JELEN, BAKER, CLAUIHUS, NIKON, jo11NsoN. BARKER, MAXwf:1.1., RICTKERSON, HILTON, R.ASIvIUSSEN GRIFFITII, THOZNISEN, D. SMLTN, L1GcL1'T, CRAPENHUFT, SVVENSON, BAUM, CRALIER, GOETHE, ' NELSON BAUMAN, Hl7RI.ISl'1', NOLAND, BADHAA1, Hl'DsoN, I.AwRLNvr:, Fuzuuxlsoxs, ERKMAN, BRIAN, SCHRECK, MILI,l'I1i S'l'uu'1'uvAN'r, FLu1ucN4:15, GllssuN, ISHUWN, GUSTAFSUN, LAnw1r,:, GL:Rs11A'rER, STUART H WW "W'V"' 4 -I' -M ---H V --- f ------- ff-A 'V--f .gf ----- ,QA , -A A .,.,,,w,.,. .- V- WY, A WW ,1"'x N AWN, www, 5 V X f A5 N 'I 'xX4,,f - EDLIUND BARKER PHIL Kkocur JLANETTF CRAPFNHOFT President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer FRESI-IMAN CLASS With the highest dating average on the campus as well as a reputation for wide participation in activities, the class of '41 has climbed the lirst rung in the University of Omaha ladder and has proven itself capable of holding it steady enough for the seniors to jump off this year. Their members include Roy Alley, George Jacobsen, Morris Kirshenbaum, and Austin Vickery, debaters: Fred Kroll, the Hsinging usher": Dixie South, only girl in the engineering department: Lewis Curtis and David Hill, Gateway columnists: and Abraham Dansky, prominent pianist. Outstanding in collegiate athletics were Gordon Christensen, Francis Donahue, Alfred Hartman, james Henry, Richard Law- ton, Robert Marks, Don Pfiasterer, Lawrence Rohde, Louis Shields, and George Talmadge. Fourteen freshmen are attending the University of Omaha on scholarships re- ceived because of their high school standing in scholastics, leadership, and citizenship. They are Maurine Brown and Evelyn Delalield from Benson: Edmund Barker, Lor- raine Cramer, Ahuvah Gershater and John McAvin from Central: Josephine Balsamo, Robert Knapp, Stuart Loomis and Edith Wilcox from North: Ruth Erkman and Lowell Sheets from South: and Frank Durand and Roseanne Hudso-n from Technical High school. Freshman sponsors were Mrs. Mildred M. Gearhart and Roderick Crane. TCDMAI-IAWK 38 C'r1.Ax11z1-:Ra CUl,liM.'XN, C1 mmmxs, IJ1-1fx'1'4:N, fwA'lRLJN, YUNIJR.-X, DRlx11,, BRowN1c1.1., Ilunns IAVUIVIIS, FR.-XMli, Kozmc, I'lf1.AsT1'3k1clz, S'rla1N, IiU1'1.1c1e, 'VV1l1'1'1-Lzsllnas, R,xlm1v1AN, S,x1f1cRs'1'1c1N l.,u:r'1:N, IQIYINS, jrzvslcx, KAx'1aNx', .-Xc'Klcm1.-xN, ISIQMNARIJ, l',x1.M11:R, Grelmfls, C'111us'1'1cNs1aN Gklfli, lmvls, Xl-1x'l1'z, IMP1-1, KlRSlIliNll.Xl'IXI. HlI,l1S, Px2Nm31e, HVRIGICSS FRIEDMAN, RAPP, BIQWQHAM, MK'.AI.l,ISTER. RENNE, PEARQON, Cuzmz, NICIJI-ZRMOT, Bl'f'KINl1HAlX1 Hr 121112, j1iNK1Ns, SICRIQEVXNT, Ml'NE1L, l"kcmAR111', l.l'T1as, M.x1,1-ir, CVRTIS, POXVERS Xvl'Y1.STliK, P1c'K13Ns, HII.l., SHAPLAND, lifzurzks, ETNYRIC, Hovxik, SPAI.mNc1, HA1,Lf:R1aN, GR1MM FRESI-IMEN FRESI-IMEN W fllI,K'RIST, IJlil.,wuc1.n, NlAXNVl'1I.I., Rx'n.xc'K, Hman, EGG!-iks, Mr'L1'c'As, MEYER, NIc'GRAT1l ' FRANK HEINISC'H MARKEARET F1scHi2R GECRGE PARDEE MARY Qi mm President Vice-President Secretary Trea ur r ALUMNI The Alumni association, in keeping pace with the building of the new university, was completely reorganized at the annual Alumni dinner and election of officers held at the Chamber of Commerce on june 1, 1937. In order to assure the permanence of the new organization, the president, Fra.nk C. Heinisch, filed the newly adopted constitution and by-laws with the Secretary of State, thereby incorporating the association. HThe purpose of this corporation," as stated in the articles, 'ishall be to develop, renew, and maintain friendships among its members and to do all things necessary to further the general welfare of the University of Omaha." In its new form the organization provides for the election of a total of fifteen directors in addition to the staff of officers. The affairs of the corporation are to be governed by the board, and the members have power to till vacancies that may occur in their board. At the meeting held for the adoption of by-laws, five members were elected for a three-year term, five for a two-year term, and five fo-r a one-year term. Hereafter, at every annual meeting, five members are to be elected to the executive council for a term of three years. Much of the activity of the group has been centered around the attempt to con- vert several thousand associate members of the association into active members. Membership in the organization is given to all pers-ons who have received honora.ry degrees or have graduated from or have attended the University of Omaha for one full school year. Active members are distinguished from associates by the payment of dues. TCDMAI-IAWK 38 Besides the annual dinner and meeting, the alumni pa.rticipated in the Home- coming festivities. At that time they were reunited. with old classmates and met the students who are carrying the traditions of the University of Omaha.. Miss Margaret Fischer was their representative on the program following the banquet. Many of the alumni are students in the Extension division or summer school. A few are on the university facultyg others are engaged in various business or pro- fessional pursuits in Omaha. or elsewhere. Since they still maintain an active interest in the university, many of them proved of invaluable sewice in the raising of funds and in the struggle for the new site. Officers of the Alumni association are Frank C. Heinisch, presidentg Margaret Fischer, vice-president, George Pardee, treasurer, and Mary Quinby, secretary. The Board of Directors during the past year included Harry Byrne, William Campen, Mrs. Mary Uhl Co-llins, Mrs. Herbert Daniel, Dorothy Edwards, Herbert Fischer, Leon Fouts, John Herzog, Fred Nelson, Gus Seig, Irvin Stalmaster, William Thompson, J. C. Van Avery, Mrs. Thomas Waters and Reed Zimmerman. "The Alumnif' wrote President Heinisch, "are the one group which will always present a sympathetic attitude toward any question which affects the University of Omaha. They are a group which affects the University and which permeates the entire strata of the community. Economic and political movements in Omaha have alumni of our school taking an active part in the-mf, For these reasons, the group has been reorganized. TOMAHAWK ff '38 Qcfivifies TCDMAHAWK 1,38 ? . Y .iA YVVV A i Y i kr 1 STUDENT COUNCIL Cook, DVLACKI, GRENvi1.1,r: HowE, Hunmzs, KURTZ, MAjoRs, Momus SAl,MoN, TTNKIIAM, WIIITIE STUDENT COUNCIL Cooperating with the administration and faculty in an endeavor to create a. high standard of scholarship and to maintain a spirit of loyalty toward our school, the Student Council is composed of upper class leaders. Its membership is made up of five seniors, four juniors, and two sophomores who have an average of HCT' or above in twelve credit hours. With the exception of the seniors, an equal number of men and women is elected from each class. The functions of the Council include investigation of extra-curricular activities and other matters of student interest. Recommendations on these to-pics are made to the faculty committee on student affairs with which the council meets. It a.lso conducts the elections of class officers, of student members of the Boa.rd of Publica- tions, and of Homecoming and Ma-ie day princesses, as well as appointing committees and chairmen of those occasions. Selection of the university's representatives for the intercollegiate 'tWho's Whoa? is also made by the Council, and several of the yearls convocations were under its direction. Officers for this year were Edgar Howe, presidentg jane Cook, vice-president, and Mary Edith Majors, secretary-treasurer. TCDMAI-IAWK ff 38 ALPHA PHI OMEGA J. Rr'sm.,u', COACH BAKLR, Pnor. Hrcxsox, DIAMANTIS, GATES Nixox, FomfAN, lVl.'XXXYFI.I,, Pnkxms, Pmiziesiax, W.-Xl.l.IN ALPHA PHI OMEGA The University of Omaha chapter of Alpha. Phi Omega, national scouting fra- ternity, was organized by Professor Irwin A. Hammer in 1932. Today its member- ship includes many of the scouting leaders of the city. Their outstanding activity during the year was their sponsoring of the 'tBoy Scout weekv celebrations at the university from February 9 to 16. As a. part of this program the members registered 176 former and present scouts who are now students here. Among the other projects sponsored by Alpha Phi Omega was the sale of candy at home basketball games. The money thus raised was added to a fund to be used to purchase a Hag' for the new building. The officers during the past year have been Rex Perkins, president, Perry Rush- lau, secretary-treasurer, and Keith Maxwell, historian. Their sponsors were John Baker, Dean L. M. Bradlield, J. W. Kurtz, W. T. Meek, and J. E. Woods. TGMAHAWK ff '38 BARBS ,Y ee EDGAR KERSENBROCK MELN'IN BOLDENOVV ELLEN SM1TH DOROTHY SHEPHERD President Vice-President Secretary Treasur r Of the entire student body of the University of Omaha. over one-half are not affiliated with a Greek society, but it was not until about three years ago that a suc- cessful Barb organization was founded. The iirst president was Kenneth Turner, the second, Robert Anthes, and the president this year was Edgar Kersenbrock. Other ofiicers were Melvin Boldenow, vice presidentg Ellen Smith, secretaryg Dorothy Shepherd, treasurer, and Tony Milone, sergeant-at-arms. With the natural exception of the Greek societies, no university organization is without important Barb members. Besides the many outstanding athletes who are Barbs, the members of the men's senior debate team consisting of Macy Baum and Maurice Klaing the president of W.A.A. and secretary of Sigma, Tau Delta, Phyllis Knudseng and Ruth Changstrom, HOV' club sweetheart are also Barbs. Many of the Gateway staff including editors Kurt Sick, Stewart Jones, and sports editor Louis Diamantis are members of the Barb group. The banner for the largest representation at the Homecoming banquet went to this organization. The champions of the inter-sorority vo-lley ball tournament were members of the Barb team t'Top Flightn, including Ethel Davis, Barbara Flebbe, Rowena Jones, Juanita Macey, Dolly Ob-radovich, Dorothy Shepherd, Ellen Smith, Eva Mae Stewart, and Martha Stuart. The Barbs also sponsored on December 10 the 'tVi-ce-versa", their annual fall dance. TCDMAI-IAWK 44 38 E. SIWITII, Dum-', DUQAND, jAtfoissi:N, Pufxsuay, GRAU, IJULACK1, DLAMANUS, W1LLIALlS P1TTs, ELFRINK, GLAD, ELLEN Smirn, F. STEINBERG, GITLIN, TINDELL, D1sBRow Mixri-:icR, K.vxss,xI., FI,om:xt'1-1, Sulxxsox. M. l'l1:Tr1RsoN, STl'.XR'I', Dxvls, E. STI-:INB1-Liu: CI-IGIR '1'he shining faces pictured above are those of the ambitious music lovers who spend their late afternoon hours warbling their way through college. Under the baton of Mrs. Carol M. Pitts, the a capella choir meets twice weekly to get in tune with the times. Their program of school appearances of the year 1937-1938 lists the Christmas convocation of December 17, when both the choir and quartet preformed, and the commencement exercises in June. Among those hitting a new high this year were the members of the womens quartet with Evelyn Glad, first soprano, Esther Steinberg, second soprano, Ida Gitlin, first alto, and Betty Minteer, second alto. With the astounding discovery at a community sing convocation of a few good male voices rendering such classics as HVeni, Veni, Venill and f'Down by the Old Mill Streamf' it was decided to organize a men's glee club. From its members there was chosen a quartet consisting of Sam Cornett, hrst tenor, Earl Strohbehn, second teno-r, Frank Durand, baritone, and Darrell Peasley, bass. TCDMAI-IAWK K '38 DEBATE KIRSHENISAUM, jAt'oissoN, ALLEY, TYTCEYI-.NY, YICKERY, Coacir Hitzvxixmx FORMAN, Hl'Rl.nIi1', Balm, KLMN, Faluiiik, CRtHVl1l'1R DEBATE By winning lirst place in the mens A division of the state college tournament, the university debaters, under the coaching of IJ. E. Heckman, ended the most suc- cessful season in the history of the school. The seven teams engaged in ninety-four debates, met thirty-two different schools and traveled over 3500 miles. The iirst tournament of the year, at Winfield, Kansas, resulted in six victories and two losses by the two teams entered. The university placed hrst at Maryville, Missouri, by taking nine of ten rounds. Enid Crowder, Lucille Farher, Roy Alley, and Morris Kirshenbaum represented the school. The Senior trip was made the latter part of February. Fannie Witkin Pezzner, Lucille Hurlbut, and Macy Baum, seniors: and Maurice Klain, sophomore, debated Illinois Wesleyan at Bloomington, DePaul university at Chicago, the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Beloit college at Beloit, Wisconsin, and Iowa State at Ames. Five teams went to the state meet at Kearney, Nebraska. Baum and Klain placed first in the men's A divisiong Miss Crowder and Miss Farher tied for second place in the womenls B division, Mrs. Pezzner and Miss Hurlbut tied for third place in the women's A division, and two men's teams, Alley and Kirshenbaum, and Robert Clausen and Austin Vickery, both won tive out of nine debates in the B division. The squad entertained and debated visiting teams from Kearney, Midland, Hastings, and Brigham Young. Minor trips were taken to Sioux City, Iowa, Fre- mont, Kearney, and Hastings, Nebraska. TCDMAI-IAWK ff 38 DRAMA CLUB Standing: BAVMAN, joimsox, Moxovirz, Tnonvsox, Pigrzisims Seated: Zivirz, STEINBLRG, Pmsrnr, Brnoiass DRAMA CLUB ln order to encourage worthwhile drama and to enable students to become ac- quainted with the best plays, the Drama club was organized last year under the spon- sorship of Mrs. jean Jarmin and Dr. Gilbert james. Officers for this year were Phyllis Bauman, presidentg Betty Arnold, vi-ce-presi- dent, Mary Alice Nelson, secretary, and Lillian Monovitz, treasurer. During the past year, the dramatics department presented two convocations and two recitals. Included in these programs were plays and readings by various stu- dents in the club. The department also sponsored the North Side Negro Little Theater in the three-act drama, "Ghosts", by Henrik Ibsen. l The several dramatic casts of the year competed for the honor of being presented at the final meeting of the year, for at that time the best play was again performed. The productions given throughout the year were "The Drudge", f'The Look'l, "The Toy Heartl', 'tLet's Go Modern", "The Siege", "Will o' the Moor", and UThe Play is the Thingw. The following students took part in these plays: Arthur Allard, Phyl- lis Bauman, Miriam Bradley, Kathryn Davis, Harry Hilton, Robert Hunter, Betty Jensen, Gertrude johnson, Nadine Kirkpatrick, Fred Kroll, Lillian Monovitz, Al Muenchaw, Mary Alice Nelson, Darrell Peasley, William Peebles, Ruth Redd, Flor- ence Steinberg, Franklin Thompson, Lystra Thomsen, Peggy Thomsen, and Eileen Zevitz. TDMA!-IAWK K '38 FEATH ERS SHEPHERD, W11.1.iA1x1soN, RosENisAt'1xi, MONOX'l1'Z, Nizwisy, BARNES, Micxixa Dxxrs GRLNNILIIL LIPSIXIAN, SILVERLIAN, ARNOLD, CooK, SALMLJN, SMITH, FLYNN, HOPKINS MIN1hER F EATI-IERS Keeping step with the progress of the university, the Feathers, girls' pep club, this year became a member of the national pep fraternity, Phi Sigma, Chi. With this membership, the Feathers adopted the white triangle with the Greek insignia of the Phi Sigma. Chi. This triangle is worn on specially designed cardinal sweaters with the old NO" and feather made smaller and placed within the triangle. Delegates to the Phi Sigma Chi national convention at Lincoln, Nebraska, on April Z2 were Jane Cook and Phyllis Hopkins. With their twenty-tive members, three from each sorority and seven Barbs, the Feathers have been seen at all school activities, serving as ushers at convocations and at the Doris HumphreyfCha.rles Weidman concert, and cheering at the athletic contests. On October 30 they sponsored their second annual carnival, held this year in Jacobs hall. Besides concessions and dancing, there was a. floor show including in its many acts a demonstration by ten students of the Big Apple. Ruth W. Loveland and Betty Arnold were co-chairmen of the event. The ofiicers for this year were Ruth Grenville, president, Betty Minteer, vice- president, Phyllis Hopkins, secretary, and Harriet Salmon, treasurer. TCDMAHAWK 38 L+. GAMMA PI SIGMA XVILSUN. Krixi-3, fJS'lil'QRlIUI.Rl, Puxrex, j. L. .-Xxoeizsox, W,x1.i.iN, H,x'r'1'oN, RISK Hoirxxo. C.xx1l'm3i.ii, 'I'.xv.,u:rs, Miss VVARD, XNIPPRI-lt'IIT, NIQXYISY, PIICTSVII GAMMA PI SIGMA Among countless test tubes and explosive chemicals, hours of work are spent by students in smelly labs at the Science Hall. After they have earned four hours credit in chemistry, they are admitted as second associate members to Gamma l'i Sigma, national honorary chemistry fraternity. Under the sponsorship of Miss Nell 'W'ard, the Alpha, chapter of Gamma Pi Sigma admitted eighteen second associate members. Those promoted to tirst asso- ciate members for eight hours credit in chemistry were james Martin, William Phalen and Beth Campbell. With twelve hours credit, the active members. are Joseph Anderson, Roger Hatton and Richard Osterholm. Ralph Kline, Clitus Olson, John Zitnik and William Holland completed twenty-four hours credit, making them active members with honors. With Paul Stageman as president and Beth Campbell as secretary-treasurer, the Alpha chapter ha.s been very active this year. One feature of the year was the joint banquet with the Beta chapter from Creighton university, held March 17 at the Rome hotel. Dr. XY. L. Badger, manager of the Consulting Engineering Division of the Dow Chemical Company, spoke. An annual chemistry spelldown was held at the last spring meeting. Results of the 1937 spelldown are as follows: Richard Usterholm, tirstg John Zitnik, secondg and Joseph Anderson, honorable mention. TGMAI-IAWK A138 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS CLUB .. ,.,. INIILLS, Bac M, Ho1,l.Axn, Hrcauizs, XURAIII., IVIVIQULNY, Sl.Ax"1'oN, BARKLR H-XRbII SIIANK, HtlI.I.ll'IR, Nl'lI.SON, TrNku,xr.i, DR. W1'rix1,xN, I,i1c1nzN, LYNN, CIIRISFI NSLN Unis HLR1 nut INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS CLUB Informal in its organization, the International Relations Club is composed of students who meet fortnightly at the homes of members to study and discuss new problems of international significance. The main topic under discussion this year was American policy in the Far East. It was augmented by discussions of current affairs. On April 1 and 2 the regional conference of the Mississippi Valley International Relations clubs was held at llrake university, Des Moines, Iowa. At that time Omaha delegates attended lectures and participated in round table discussions of such subjects as 'Economic Cooperation for World l'ea.ce,' 'Problems of International Se- curity in Europef and 'American Neutrality in the Orientl tled by William Hollandj. At the conference business meeting Frank Norall was elected president of the 1938-39 conference and Darrald Harsh, treasurer. With Duchesne college, the University of Omaha will serve as co-host of the conference next spring. Those attending from the University of Omaha club were Edmund Barker, Macy Baum, Kathryn Davis, Darrald Harsh, William Holland, Roger Hughes, Lucille Hurl- but, Jack McEveny, Mary Alice' Nelson, Frank Norall, Ruth Thompson, Irene Tink- ham, and Dr. S. L. Witman, faculty sponsor. lleloris Christensen, William Holland, and Dr. Witman attended the conference held at Grinnell, Iowa, last fall. TOMAI-IAWK 1 38 KAPPA MU LAMBDA AN'1'ruas, F. Snzrxnems, GLAD, Ibaivrpsrun, ELFRINK, GLTLIN, MINTEEIQ Kasstxr., HEFTI, PROP. KAHO, PErERsoN, E. STEINBERG KAPPA MU LAMBDA Sponsored by Miss Elizabeth Kaho, Kappa Mu Lambda had its beginnings early in 1937. Its membership consists of men and women students who have finished at least one year of college and whose scholastic standing in a specified number of hours of music is sufficiently high. Most important activity of the year for Kappa Mu Lambda was their sponsor- ship of a series of six monthly lectures held from November' through April at the Y.W.C.A. Included in the series were discussions on "The Physics of Musicf, by Dr. Dana T. NVarreng "The Philosophy of Musicfl by Mrs.. Pearl Weberg f'The Psy- chology of Musicf' by Dr. W. H. Thompsong and HMusic Criticism," by Martin W. Bush, all of whom are members of the faculty of the University of Omaha. Also lecturing was Lytton S. Davis, director of music education in the Omaha public schools, who spoke on t'Music in Educationji and Dr. G. L. Sandritter, clinical di- rector at the Norfolk State hospital, Whose topic was 'tThe Use of Music and its Re- sults in Mental Casesf' A dinner honoring Dr. Sandritter preceded the lecture. Besides holding several receptions and initiations for new members, the club also presented a spring and a fall convocation. Officers for the past year were James Petersen, presidentg Florence Steinberg, vice-presidentg Ida Gitlin, secretary-treasurerg and Esther Steinberg, historian. TOMAI-IAWK K '38 NON CLUB CoAc'1r BAKER, Pmlzusox, PERKINS, CHIQLK, jonxlc, Bomrxow, KRLTNER, Ricrsixs, TIIRIZ,-XlJflIl.l., COACH HARTMAN IQUSHLAIT, FIJQSHER, LEBER, Wow, Mll,4LYl1I, Bixvlimlxx, VIENIAZZIANU, KI'1.Plirz, SC'HlVllCf'KPlCl'lCR "O" CLUB Don't look now, all you hero-worshippers, but above you see our most famous big and brawny heart-throbs, who spend their spare time strutting across the campus in red sweaters. Athletes who have earned their major or minor letters, these' members of the HG" club hold monthly meetings at the university, with an occasional dinner meeting at the Women's Faculty building. Their main event is the annual "O" club dance, held this year on April 8 at Peony park. At that time Ruth Changstrom was elected the HOU club sweetheart for the coming year by popular vote of the dancers. Miss Changstrom, a non-aflil- iated freshman, was presented an HOU club sweater and a season pass to all athletic events. Ruth Grenville was selected last year to receive this honor. Melvin Bol- denow and Sam Veneziano were in charge o-f arrangements, and Coaches john Baker and Sed Hartman sponsored the dance. The chief UO" men of the past year were Melvin Boldenow, presidentg Rex Perkins, vice-presidentg .Earl Strohlmehn, secretary-treasurerg and Russell Riggins, sergeant-at-arms. TCDMAHAWK Q '38 ORCHESS Sllxl-ZRMAN, RusEN1s.x1'M, RIVHARUS, KlRKP,x1'R1r'K, Pr1AksoN, ANTHES, KLAIM.-xx AIQNULD, HARKNI4lSS, IJISBRKIVV, FLYNN Hsmmcs, fllh-Xll, SnEE'1's, SHICPIHQRIH E ORCHESS SHEPHERD, HARKXESS, ANTHES, RICHARUS I'IERM'l-ZS, FLYNN, SHEETS, PEARSKTN DISBROW, SILVERMAN, KLATMAN, RUSENBAUM WPZINER, K1RKPA1'RIr'K, GLAD, ARNm.1m Q' m Eg.V ,Q " "'4 m"'A" 31" ' "'Kz""' ., , . ,M M . - a T C? M ,ik H fffxkflf K ORCH ESIS Modern interpretative dancing has within the last few years come into rank as a.n important phase of education in the arts. In keeping with the progress and change of the dance, the Orchesis group has furthered creative aptitudes and has changed from a small group to an organization of prominence both in campus activities and in city-wide recognition. Under the sponsorship of Miss Ruth Diamond, and with Mrs. A. C. Fellman as piano accompanist, the group meets one evening every week to gain a better under- standing of the intricacies of the modern dance and to express the creative spirit of interpretative dancing. Illustrative of this study to perfect technique is the comple- tion of Bach's Two Part Invention. The largest undertaking of the year was a dance concert by Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman, sponsored by Orchesis on February 22. A lecture demonstration was made available Without charge to students in the afternoon and a concert open to the public followed in the evening. The Orchesis group and Miss Diamond presented a lecture demonstration of dance fundamentals, and of traditional national dance characteristics for the Human- ities department, in accordance wtih their study program. A lecure demonstration at the Rome hotel featuring three members of the group entertained the Hadassah Women's Club. On October 6, the entire group participated in a program for the Nebraska Fed- eration of Womens Clubs at the Joslyn Memorial. On November 28, a ceremony was presented at the Sunday Vesper services of the Unitarian church and on February 8, at the Social Workers Club, a lecture demonstration on the modern dance was given. The group also composed a dan-ce to John Hefti's 'fMystic Pooln. Dances reflecting the progress motive are now being planned and developed by the group for presentation at the dedication ceremonies of the new Omaha University. TCDMAI-IAWK K 38 W. A. A. Hxisrnwmni KLAl:u.xN. FI'I.I.ER, Anwom, Ni:1.soN, SMITH, Kixssai., IJi:x'ANigY, MII.l.S, PRoF. Mc'C i.,xR1iN JOHNSON Su ix1oN, lVllt'KN.-X, Monovrrz, llismeow, ji-:Ns1cN, llxvls, Casicv, CHRisT1cNsf:N, Hanicxicss, SIIEPIIERID Il DI in wo S T, FLYNN, limxilzs, M.-u-iw, S'I'liXK'AR'li. ji':k,xm:K, IJll'l'l'l'fRllfll, XVll,I.I.-UNISON, STi'iz1'1cxAN'r, lkhbloizs x1NA1e1w Rl4'lI.'XIiIlS, l'ovic, FUNK, Kmunsi-iN, Hol.1,l1clz, I,1Nmik, Wl1.1.1.-mis, HlliSf'Il WOMEN'S ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION These brawny Amazons are members of the XVO'll1C'lliS Athletic Association which enjoyed a year of varied activity. Their prlograin opened with an all-school party in Jacobs Hall on October 9, 1937, when Harold -lohnk and Peggy Reynolds were voted king and queen of the 'tMixer". A l'Soccer Feed", held at the Women's Faculty building on November 23, ended the strenuous soccer season. Carrying out the Dianic Greek idea, the speakers were Athena., Eleanor Shubertg Olympia, Miss Marian McLaren, Tetra. Chord, Mrs. Mary Anne H. Britton, and Hippolyta, Dorothy Shepherd. The hnal offering was pre- sented by Dean Mary Padou Young. On October 28 a Halloween initiation was held in the gym with all VVAA. ghosts and goblins present. After a highly eerie ritualistic initiation, seasonal games, dancing, and refreshments occupied the evening. The main event of the year was the sponsoring by the Orchesis branch of W..-X.A. of the Doris Humphrey-Charles Weidman dance recital in Omaha on February 22. Miss Humphrey and Mr. Weidman with their groups presented, in the afternoon, an illustrated lecture and several pieces including "The Happy Hypocrite", an original dance by Mr. Weidman. The evening performzmce included t'Theater I"iece'l, a por- TOMAI-IAWK ff '38 W. A. A. BOARD A1zNoi,D, Disisnow, H1Rsc1I, Dfwis, GRENvil,1.E, KASS.AI, KNl'lll'EN, Smapimnn, STUART, MICTKNA, SMITH, WIl,I.1AhIStJ-N tion of '4New Dance", and "Traditions", The day following their appearances, Miss Humphrey and Mr. Weidman acted as judges of the group of candidates for junior Prom queen. The committee in charge of arrangements included Dorothy Shepherd, tickets, Phyllis Knudsen, reception: Betty Fuller, housing, Ruth Grenville, ushers, and Marjorie Disbrow, publicity. The W.A.A.'s third annual charm school was held March 24 and 25. Kathryn Davis was in charge of the curriculum which listed lectures on HManners and Charml' by Dean Young, on f'Health in Relation to Charm" by Mrs. Bessie Brown, of the Y.W.C.A. and a demonstration of coiffures and make-up by a. representative of the Francois Beauty Salon. A style show with dresses and accessories furnished by Goldstein-Chapmanls was given with Florence Kennedy, Nadine Kirkpatrick, Helen McFarland, jean Richards, and Irene Tinkham modeling. The annual district convention, to which the organization sent delegates, was held at Iowa State university, Ames, Iowa, from April 21 to 23. The University of Omaha was host to all city high schools at their Playday in May. The officers for the first semester were Phyllis Knudsen, president, Helen Mickna, vice-president, Barbara Stuart, secretary, and Betty Arnold, treasurer, for the second semester Mary Anne Britton was treasurer. The board members for the year were Kathryn Davis, social, Alta Hirsch, hik- ing, Dorothy Shepherd, basketball, Ellen Smith, volleyball, Ruth Kassal, soccer, Ruth Grenville, shuffleboard and ping pong, Betty Fuller, tennis and golf, Clara Williamson, art, Frances johnson, archery, Marjorie Dishrow, Urchesis, and Dolly Ubradovich, publicity. i - - I '-no f- . w,,,,i,W ,---.. .,,.. D., KJ.?Z4zM.W,a.t,,, . s ,,ia,9,, "1-"' ,f"'x 5 ii es, Xpxurjf jf Y 1 r PRE-MED AND CHEMISTRY CLUBS Sraxciiiri Bnansimw, .-Xi.Tn,xN, E. SMITH, Otsox, REAsoNER, PETERS, LAVENUER, Momus Mlm rri ki mr P1m1.i:N, Comfy, lWt'lVlt7RRlS, HA'r'roN, R. SMITH, E, ANDERSON, VUv1,s'ri:K ll mn N1c1.soN,, R1ivNoi.ns, j, ANni:asoN. Koiusko, RiNK, P1r:Tsc'H H I, 'l'.-xv.-xkis. lCi.1.1soN, kvllll-'Rl'1K'll'I'. X'11'KifkY, Nizwnv, BI..-XZICK, GERSHAHQR. PRE-MED AND CHEMISTRY CLUBS These, the future doctors, scientists, and laboratory technicians, the members of the Pre-Med and Chemistry clubs, are rejoicing over the fact that next year they will have complete new laboratory equipment at their disposal. They will also leave forever, the Hall of Frankenstein, as they fondly call the Science hall. The officers for the year of the llre-Med club which meets bi-monthly, were Edward Smith, presidentg William Morris, vice-presidentg Norma Ellingwood, sec- retary, and Miss Nell Ward, sponsor. At the annual banquet held December 6, Dr. N. F. Hicken, guest speaker, gave an illustrated lecture on HThe Influence of Glands on Growthf' At their meetings speakers, for the most part local doctors, lec- tured on and discussed organic functions, the dope and drug trafhc, and other topics of interest to members. The club also sponsored an all-school convocation on April 8 at which representatives of the city tire department demonstrated the use of a.n Hiron lung." The business of the Chemistry club was conducted by Roger Hatton, president, Clitus Olson, vice-president: Alice jane Vickery, secretary: and Miss Ward, sponsor. Appearing as speakers at their bi-monthly meetings were chemists of the Omaha Grain Exchange and of the Baker Ice Machine company. These and others lectured on practical chemistry. TCDMAHAWK K '38 SIGMA TAU DELTA ELFRINK, P.x1'TERsoN. Cvxikxs, I'll't3Hl-.S, li. SMITH, IDR, XV.-Xl.l,Af'li BICHRMANN, LYNN, l.1lcm:N, KNi'1vsr:N, l'I1.mcie'1'. llimmzicli, HllllIlHl"l', H:XRKNI'1SS, lVlIcKN,x SIGMA TAU DELTA The members of the Ka.ppa. Gamma chapter of Sigma, Tau Delta, national English fraternity, are students interested in creative writing and the study of English literature. Most of them are English majors. Their programs this year have been characterized by the study and discussion of novels, plays, and poetry. Social activities of the group included a Christmas tea, held at the home of Mrs. Leslie johnson, and a spring banquet. livery year the orga.nization sponsors a. writing contest open to University of Omaha students, the winner of which is awarded a. prize of ten dollars at commence- ment. Original works, such as poems and short stories are published each month in UThe Little Grubn, edited by Ruth Thompson. Officers of the group this year are Eola. Lieben, president: Doris Lynn, vice'-pres- identg Phyllis Knudsen, secretary: and Mary Harkness, treasurer. Dr. A. Dayle VVallace is sponsor and Ruth Behrmann is program chairman. New members initiated this year are Lillian Anderson, liarl Cairns, Helen Elbert, Virginia Elfrink, Hazel Gilliland, Leah Glas, Roger Hughes, Helen Mickna., Gretchen Patterson, Elwyn Smith, and Ruth Thonipson. TOMAI-IAWK 1 '38 SIGMA PI PI-II WIIiI.IiXkIS, Lmnmz, F.S'rE1NB12Ro, KNI'DSI2N, DIETERICH, JERABEK, Gr'r1.iN, TINKHAM, Rrcnanns, Scorr, S'rE1NBERr: HRAINARD, H1'N'l'r:R, MTN'I'l'2I'1l2, HERMl'ZS, PARDVBSKV, HIl'I.I.lER, LYNN, LIEBIQN SIGMA PI PHI Tomorrow's teachers are today's active Sigma. Pi Phi members. This group is an honorary educational fraternity which aims to improve the student's attitude to- ward education by helpful association with various members of educational branches. Dr. Leslie O. Taylor, Miss Frances Wood and Miss Elizabeth Kaho are the sponsors of Sigma Pi Phi. Members are students who have achieved superior grades in educational courses. At the bi-monthly meetings speakers prominent in the educational field are heard. Dr. Homer Anderson, superintendent of the Omaha public schools, and Mr. J. A. True, of the Council Bluffs schools, talked to the group during the year. ln con- junction with Kappa Mu Lambda., honorary musical fraternity, a. meeting was held at which Mr. Lytton Davis, director of public music in Omaha, spoke on HMusic and Education". Officers for the year were Betty Minteer, president, Charles Durden, vice-pres- ident, Marjorie Williams, corresponding secretaryg Lois Hindman, recording secre- tary, and Irene T inkham, treasurer. TCDMAI-IAWK 4 '38 MARJORIE D1sBRow JAMES ROMAN Editor in Chief Business Manager TOMAI-IAWK Published in 1914 as the rllctropnlitan, the University of Omaha's yearbook was known as the Gateway in 1915 and the Omahan in 1929. By means of -contest three years ago the Tomahawk was chosen for its new name. The theme of this yearls issue, which includes many of the newly organized clubs of the campus for the hrst time, is centered around construction, a farewell to the old school and a welcome to the new. The book is devoted not only to senior and campus pictures, but to pictures and articles of the entire faculty, student body, and most groups, social, political and educational. As in the iirst two Tomahawles, a woman has again been selected as editor. Editor-in-chief this year is Marjorie Disbrowg James Roman is business manager. The staff is made up of members of all classes. The circulation of this year's Tomahawk is the largest thus far, and, due to the initiation of the student activity ticket system, all regularly enrolled students received copies. The Tomahawk, published annually, gives a lasting record of the school year, historically, scholastically, and socially. - Q - - - 1 '- TCDMAI-IAWK K '38 Stunding: ROSIQNBAUM, SII.xIcImAN, DAVIS, Nmsox, SAIITII, DULAc'KI, SICK, HUGHES, TIIRI3ADu1I,l., SAVAGE, CRAIx1IiIc Seated: S'I'ARRI1I'T, HARKNIAAS, BIIVKNA. SIIQINIILRU, LIIQISILN, IJIAMANI'1s, B1ILLS, GLLCRIST, IJISBROVV Standing: YIm'KIzRx', I-1oI.LANIm, ZIWITZ, CURTIS, I.IIaIsI:N, SMITH, SAVAGIQ, CRAMER, MCPHERSUIN, MIl,I.S, BIQIIRINIANN, NORAIII., DISBRKJNN' Sc-ated: PI'f'1'S, Hamas, RUSENIIAIAI, MKKNA, SI'uIr:IsEIzcz. lJIAIxIA:fTIs, IQLAIN, HIRSC'Ii, KLIULIAN, SICK TOMAI-IAWK STAFF GATEWAY STAFF T 747777 ,,-A 5 ,N ,,...,,.-,.,.. ...Sw I,. N., ..,,,.,,-...1i..,,- .... ,,w,,1,f.54.5L,?.--- I: ,. I waf- lluxk NURAII R1111 BL11R111A1wx R1 RT S11 k l:,d1tcr l'1rt Semester Bu me s Manager Ed1tcr Second Semester GATEWAY STAFF Organrzed about e1ghteen years ago the Gatewax IS the weekly organ of the Un1vers1ty of Omaha '1h1s year 1tS SIZE was enlarged, and more 1nodern style of type and makeup were selected The slo,,an XX e use the news that s nev1s to youse was also adopted Ihe Keyhole Rale1doscop1a Betty Coed, Roundabout and Mlck s Dlary were among the weekly features eXrt1 les by var1ous professors on current t0p1CS appeared durlng the year Spec1al 6d1tl0D of the year was that of The Gafoo appearmg on Xprll 1 Its slogans All the trlp thats Ht to type and XXe abuse ill the news were cxrrled out to the letter lhe Gatrwax stiff for the Hrst seme te1 WIS a follows ed1to1 lrank Nor1ll managslng CCl1t0I' hurt Slck sptrts Cfllllll L0l.llS D1dI1ldHf1S news echtor, Xlargery Noe feature edltor Marjorle lJlSlJl'bW busmess manag,e1 Ruth Behrmann and her ed1tor, Kurt Slck managmg edltor Stewart jones contrlbutmg ed1tors, XX 1ll1am Holland Maur1ce Klam Eola L1eben and Frank Norall news edltors, Esther Rlar man and Esther Stelnberg feature edltor XIar1an XI1lls ClI'CLll3t1OD manaber George Duff and advertlslng SOl1C1tOf, Maurx e Feldman The reportorral staff for the year llsted Arlene Ackerman Elmabeth Xpplebx Josephme Balsamo, Edmund Barker Iv rma Baum Louls Bernabo Xlaurlne Brown Robert Clrzbe Lorralne Lramer LEWIS LLIFUS, Irancls Donahue Loulse Fore Davld H111 Alta HlfSCh, Grant Hobbs Ixathryn Holly Lucllle Hurlbut H6Df16ttd Kleser, Llark Rnlcely Ruth XX Loweland Jlllldfl XIcPherson Helen M1ckna, LOUISE XI1ller, Xlae Perclval XIelv1n Radmann Xlargaret Randall Paullne Rosenbaum Betty -Xnn P1tts, V1Ct0f Sanford XX1ll1am Savage james Smrth Ruth Thompson Em1ly Thom sen, Austln X lckery Frances XX alroth and Erleen ZCVll7 The Student Dzfectom was publ1shed under the edltorshlp of Xlaur1ce Klam Emd Crowder, Stewart jones Delorls Lhnstensen Ruth LlDfl6l' lXIar1an Xlllls, and I ou1s D13md11t1S were other members of th1s staff Student members of the Board of PlllJllCdtl0llS for the past year were Xlacy Baum and Luc1lle Hurlbut - 'fn i Av 5 1.4, X N S. ISL I I YA . p . p y F V' . , ,N p , , , ' " U 4- ' , '. , '1 ' X N Y ' 1 1' 1 1 ' 1 ' . 7 1 ' - 1 '1 ' 1 . I . I . . . J ' H ,, 1 ba J' 1 1 l , X - l ' , An , ' xo , '. '1 , 41 'Y . 1 1 . . 1 1 e 1 , 21 " 'z ' . 1 ' 2 V1 :z 1 ' 3 . 5 ' 1' 3: ' 1', "' ' 1' z g . Ay' ' 7 ' ' -1 - I 1 -7 S 1 . :Q vp. ' A . L1,,5 .N 1 y 1. . 11. . .p,1.7 1 5, assistant, George Duff. For the second semester changes in the staff included the ' 1 S '1 - " Z ' Y " ' 1 'V I 1 ' 1 ' ' Y A ' l X 7 ' ' . U . A .I . M . . 0 , I ' 7 7 ' 3 7 I ' A A Y l 1 S A ,Yr 1 , 1 x Y , J1 X y 1 1, A ' 1 y 7 ' 7 ' 7 7 7 A 7 ' 7 7 I W - y I 11 y . L1 W y ' ' . W A1 A 7 A 7 A 7 I l 7 ' 1 I 1 ' 1 ' ' 1 ' 1 , , .. 1 ' 1 X I 4 1 1 A I A . l 7 l l 'l l 1 i l l 1 I-IOMECGMING DAY Twice a year the students and fa.culty of the University of Omaha turn out as a body to celebrate and perpetuate their Indian traditions. Homecoming is the fall festival at which old grads are welcomed back and old traditions made new. The celebration this year began on the evening of Friday, November 12, with a pep rally and speeches by President Rowland Haynes, Coaches Sed Hartman and john Baker, and game captain Royce Brown, a bonfire and snake dance on the Science hall athletic held. It was then that students first learned the identity of the new Indian Princess, Betty Minteer, who was elected by vote of the student body. Miss Minteer is a graduating senior, for two years president of her sorority, Gamma Sigma Uinicroin, and also president of Sigma l'i Phi. A winner of a four-year scholar- ship-, she is a member of Polygot, of the choir and women's quartet, an honorary mem- ber of Kappa Mu Lambda, besides having served as treasurer and vice-prcsident of the Feathers. On Saturday the true spirit of the plains again asserted itself when students braved a, whirling dust storm to cheer the Fardinals on to a 19-0 victory over the Wayne Wildcats. It was in a hilarious mood that the 400 Homecoming banqueters gathered that evening at the Rome hotel which had been decorated in cardinal and black for the occasion. Speakers of the evening, introduced by toastmaster Macy Baum, included President Haynes, Frank T. B. Martin, member of the Board of Regents: Roger Hughes, student representative: Margaret Fischer, vice-president of the Alumni Asso- ciation, and Miss Minteer, who was presented with a gift by Edgar Howe on behalf of the students. Dancing, inonopolized by lively renditions of the Big Apple, suggestive of the harvest festival of our Indian ancestors, followed in the hotel ballroom. Edgar Howe, general chairman of the Homecoming, was assisted by Edward Du- lacki, Ruth Grenville, I.eona,rd Kurtz, Robert Landstrom, Harriet Salmon and Irene Tinkham. TDMA!-IAWK K '38 B ETTY Ml NTEE R Homecoming Princess MA-I E DAY Ma-ie day of 1957 surpassed its tradition of festivity and fun. Culminating ac- tivity of the school year, this day was full of representative school activities. Follow- ing a hilarious morning of frosh-soph battling, the student body gathered in the late afternoon at Peony park. Under the direction of the Ma-ie day committee- whose members were Bess Greer Shoecraft, Edgar Kersenbrock, Harold Sorenson, and james Smith, the festivities be- gan with the interfraternity sing, won by Pi Omega Pi. The Amateur Show which followed brought to light the talents of many students. The highlight of the evening was the presentation of Princess Attira III, Betty Majors. Clad in Indian costume, she was attended by the other candidates for the honor. Miss Majors had served as president and as secretary-treasurer of the Student Council, and. had been a member of the Pan-Hellenic Council, the Internationa.l Relations club, Phi Alpha Theta, and W.A.A. Following the ceremonies was the Ma-ie day show, a variety of acts and skits sponsored by campus organizations. Phi Sigma. Phi, performing after hours of train- ing under Miss Ruth Diamond, carried off top honors with an interpretative dance re- quiring admirable precision and muscular control. Kappa Psi Delta. presented a cari- cature in costume of Shakespeare's "Merchant of Venice", while the Theta Phi Deltas turned to the North woods and performed the NShooting of Dan McGrewH, with Frank Spangler doing his bit in the role of 'tthe lady that's known as Loul'. Pi Omega Pi presented "Campus Capersn, demonstrating musically the life of a coed from dawn to dark. Alpha Sigma Lambda offered a musical number and the Drama club did a melodramatic skit. Sigma Chi Omicron's number included a singing chorus and solo dances by Betty Arnold and Dorothy Twiss. Alpha Gamma. Chi presented clever take-offs on the titles of current songs, plays, and novels. The activities of the 1937 Ma-ie Day were concluded by a dance. The date set, for Ma-ie Day this year was May 27. In charge of formula.ting plans for it was Edgar Kersenbrock, chairman of the committee, with Francis Nelson, Ruth Archer, Nadine Kirkpatrick, and Edmund Barker working with him. TDMA!-IAWK ff '38 BETTY MAJORS Ma-ie Day Princess ' 2 " 'gif' 'rm-van: 'Tflj' ,gjiixf 'Tri ' 'rw-'1 ,,,,, , 1"xf:1ww'vMvQN,., . HM., , 335, ,. . , ,, nv-.--1 -fgff",-f,'f--1- W .. , U., - 2 - - Q,-M - E. w ffm, ' 1 A X X m, g r K .X ,fm 5 N, 6. ff, fx x fx if Q ,2 XV 1, ,ff-:ml l ,bffg 14? jk K I i 'f X r 14" 5 M fg q Q geaufxl TOMAHAWK K '38 4i 1 BEAUTY QUEENS just as we honor activity, scholastic accomplishment, and athletic a.bility, so this year for the first time the Tomahawk is honoring' that highly elusive quality, beauty. The Tomahawk introduces the Beauty Queens of 1938: Florence Kennedy, Ruth Kassal, and Margenne No-land. Miss Kennedy, better known to her friends as "Coke'l, is chic and piiquant with large blue eyes and light brown hair. She is a freshman a.nd a member of Sigma Chi Omicron sorority which she served as sergeant-at-arms of the pledge gro-up last semester. She may be found bobbing around the campus at almost any time in the smart. sport clothes which she loves best. Beauty Queen Kassal is the out-door type of girl with short dark curly hair and sparkling brown eyes. Tennis racket, volley ball, bow and arrow, all are favorites with her, and she is soccer representative on the W.A.A. bo-ard. A sophomore, she is a member of Kappa Psi Delta sorority. Quiet but clever and very intelligent is Margenne Noland, a freshman who en- tered the university as an honor student from North High school. Margenne is noted for her deep dimples and twinkling eyes. She is a typical all-roundl girl, deeply in- terested in all the many activities in which she participates. She is a member of Pi Omega Pi sorority. Differing from most collegiate queen contests, the choice of these queens was made solely upon the basis of photographs entered by the contestant, her friends, or some campus organization. The twenty-five entries were submitted for judging to a committee consisting of Miss Elizabeth Ann Davis, Queen of Ak-Sar-Ben, Augustus W. Dunbier, artist, and J. T. Stewart, 3rd, The three winners were selected in the order of their comparative beauty in the eyes of the judges. We salute the Beauty Queens of 1938. May they be the first of a, long line of lovely queens at the University of Omaha. TOMAHAWK 4 38 5 2 EE QE Y 3 Y Q W ss s 3 s 1, 21 2? 2 5 5 5 2 2 2 5 F a ii E 5 i 5 2 L ,. E S Q E E 15 X as 25 5 , E 5 f 11 5 5 ig 3 Q S flelefics TQMAHAVVK N38 L ,,, , M , - .A -. ua . . lik- 1 ...ll COACH C. L. HARTMAN COACH JOHN BAKER COACHING STAFF The University of Omaha coaching staff for the past year consisted of two highly respected leaders and two capable assistants. Sed Hartman was director of athletics and head football and track coach while johnny Baker was head basketball and foot- ball line coach. Coach Hartman, a product o-f our own state university, came to Omaha from Cotner college in 1931, and although hampered by lack of material, he has boosted the University of Omaha from the Nebraska Intercollegiate conference into the North Central conference, one of the strongest in the Midwest. The University of Omaha deeply regrets losing its basketball and assistant foot- ball coach Johnny Baker, who has been at the university for the past three years. Mr. Baker came here from Iowa State T eachers' college where he had been head coach for three years. He received his B.S. degree from the University of California where he made an impressive football record, culminating in his unanimous choice for All-American guard in 1931. Leo Peary and Harold Johnk coached the freshman football team. Peary also coached the freshman basketball team to an envious record while- Johnk took over in- tramural athletics after football season. Both Peary and johnk are former' Cardinal athletes who turned down professional contracts after graduation in order to coach at Omaha.. While students here, Peary at fullback and johnk at center rnade the all North Central teams for three years. Peary was elected to the Little All-American team in his senior year. TOMAI-IAWK 1 38 BACHMAN BOLDENOW BROWN DOHERTY FOCDTBALL Football at the University of Omaha during the past season was not as success- ful as in former years, but credit is due to the boys of the football squad for their fine spirit. Still new to the strong North Central conference which Omaha joined in 1935, the University has been handicapped by a lack of material. Under the guidance of Head. Coach Sed Hartman and Line Coach johnny Baker, the Redbirds started preparation for their 1937 games in September with only eighteen men checking out equipment, of these only eight were lettermen. With the iirst game less than three weeks away, Coach Hartmanls first job was to find a. quarterback to fill the shoes of "Tippyl7 Tyler, Hashy signal barker of the 1936 squad. After numerous experiments, Coach Hartman decided on Royce Brown, who had been outstanding as a fullback the year before. In the line Johnny Bakerls biggest task was to till the gap' in the center of the line left by big Harold johnk, all W for ,,M:cf:"":gfLci1f'Nfff .c,. iEQfFfffW ' 1- ,..,, We,Mcitmfgmmff-faf,cvtacfc:g,,4 ,r,c,c mlm ff' ,lf 51, fit l l Ib I si C1 Q r Q ,l 1 'ir ,I K 43 'Xt FN z X . M, North Central conference center. A rugged sophomore, f'Redl' Mazzeri, ntted into the pivot post nicely. Threadgill, Lebert and Riggins traded guards, and Kritner, Schmeckpeper and Doherty filled the tackle posts. Martin Thomas gave relief at tackle toward the end of the season. The backfield usually lined up with Brown at fullback Ccalling signals from that po-sitionj, Boldenow and Milone at the halls, and Kulper dividing his time between quarterback and half. Kersenbrock and Bachman were usually at the wings with Flesher acting as a relief man. Veneziano, quarter- back, and Grote, halfback, improved rapidly toward the end of the season and were of great help. In the opening game at Fargo, North Dakota State performed in midseason form and walloped the Cards, 34-7. Omaha earned its sole touchdown when Milone crashed through left tackle and outsprinted the Bison secondary. In the second game, the Cardinals ran against a hard charging South Dakota State team at Brookings to absorb a 20-O beating. Omahafs first home appearance was against Morningside on October 9 at the Benson stadium. Veneziano, Brown and FI EsH1-.R KERs12NBRoCK GROTE KRITNIQR KlTl,1'ER LEBER MAZZER1 M1LoNE PETERSON Riot INXS Kersenbrock stood out in this game for their running, blocking and p-ass catching, but Morningside won, 14-O. During a downpour of rain the victory-starved Redbirds marched out on a mud- covered field against a mediocre Haskell Indian team to administer a 28-Ol spanking to the Braves. A long pass from Brown to Kersenbrock set the pins for the first touchdown, Kulper going over through center. The Cardinals played their best ball of the season against Bradley Tech at Peoria, Ill. The Omahans scored early on Bradley when Kulper rammed over from the six-yard line to give Omaha a 7-6 lead at the half. But the Techsters unbagged some tricky passes in the final minutes to forge ahead and win. Omaha outplayed the Illinois outfit according to statistics, but Bradley scored twice in the last eight minutes on two long passes. Brown was up to his usual fine game in the backheld TOMAI-IAWK 1 '38 n-. while Don Grote .came through like a veteran. Kersenbrock, Threadgill and Schmeck- peper stood out on the line. South Dakota U wore the Omahans down to let the Coyotes win Z6-O after Omaha held them to a one-touchdown margin in the first half, the score coming just before the gun went off. Schmeckpeper, Kritner, and Doherty, showed up well on the line. Brown gave a line punting exhibition in this game, booting the ball sixteen times for an average of 45 yards. Homecoming created much excitement and helped to pep up the hapless Cardin- als when they squared off with the Wayne Wildcats. Wayne scored early on a fumble, but Russell Riggins blocked a punt to give the Cards their comeback start. The rest of the game was all Omaha. Wild Bill Kulper, Brown and Veneziano had a field day through the Wayne line. Kersenbr0ck's pass snagging, and the line work of Riggins, Leber and Flesher was good. The final count was 19-6 for Omaha. In closing the season the Iowa Teachers slapped a 13-O defeat on Omaha at Cedar Falls in a. game played in sub-zero weather. Omaha threatened several times, but penalties always foiled them. Backfield honors went to Brown, Boldenow, and Kulper while Bachman and Rushlau boosted the line efforts. This was the final game for Brown, Boldenow, Flesher, Riggins and Peterson, who graduate in june. R1 SHI -X1 SCH311-ICKBI' PER THOMAS THREAD! 11.1 X ENLZ1-KNO i Coaru Barsuk, Worr, Botmzxow, GRoTE, RVNDLMT, STROHBEHN, KRHNER BASKETBALL SQUAD With the completion of three years competition in North Central basketball, the luckless Cardinals, despite their hne display of teamwork and spirit, suffered a poor season as far as winning games was concerned. The Umahans won two games out of eleven, but their lioor work and action made up for their low position in the conference standings, and all Cardinal opponents were forced to go the limit to down them. The most colorful game of the s.eason was played at Cedar Falls when the Cards lost to the Iowa State Teachers, runnersup for the Conference championship, by a very close score of 31 to 33. This was the best game of the season for the Omaha boys and the toughest for the Teachers. The team won its lone conference game from North Dakota State, 45 to 44. A non-conference win over Midland college in Morningside tournament brightened the outlook early in the season, but injuries lowered the Cardinal stock. A thigh injury which was dealt to Earl Strohbehn, regular forward, in an early practice session gave the team its greatest setback. 'tStroby" was forced to give up basketball just when the team needed him most. Edgar Kersenbrock and Dale Wolf were given honorable mentions on the North Central conference team. Wolf led the Cards, placing sixth in the individual confer- ence scoring list with 127 points. Kersenbrock was eighth with 85. Attendance at the home games showed a marked increase over that of last sea- son, and the fans were treated to a type of basketball which kept them on their toes. TOMAI-IAWK ff '38 WAYN E SAM E DUN Gko'1'1e, IC. Srwmlxcz time OM um U, The Cards played at good brand of hall and always made it ai thrilling hall game al- though they had much difficulty in llnding the hoop. Boldenow, Kersenhroek, Lindekugel. Rundlett, Strohhehn, and Wolf nnished their baslietliall career at the l.'nix'eisity of Omaha. Johnny Baker. popular coach. who, although new to basketball, Iilled the team with the same spirit that Carried him to athletic fame, has resigned his coaching duties here for another position in his home state of California. an ., Ru L1Nnr:K1'r:A1. SVKIRING Acaalxsr Iowa STATE TliAl'II1'lRSy Co1,1.Ec:r: Omaha Omaha Omaha Omaha Omaha Schedule and Results .,.,.r.,Wayne . ,Wayne Western Union ....Worthington ..,.......,Midland Omaha 45 4.,, 52 Omaha 31 .. IOWA STATE TEACI-IER'S GAME ,....,.,Iowa Teachers 41 Omaha 33 ...,.. South Dakota U. 34 Omaha Z9 ........,..... ....a.. I Iorningside 37 Omaha 43 ....,,,,.,.,..,.,. Iowa Teachers 30 Omaha 28 .,.,,.,..... North Dakota U. .,,,.No-rth Dakota State 44 14 f mmf S .V. .. O T 1-'tram' if iii TRACK SQUAD F1,lasHER, -IUHNK, ELLIOTT, I,1Nn1:KUr:A1,, CoAc'1r H,xRT1x1,xN STRoHBEnN, OLSEN, TYLER, V1cNr:zIANo TRACK SQUAD After a fairly successful showing in the 1937 campaign, the Cardinal track team faced a heavy season this year with a schedule of six meets including the North Cen- tral contest at Cedar Falls, Iowa. Coach Sed Hartman had to replace the loss of Harold Johnk, conference discus champio-ng Fred ffTippy' Tyler, twice winner of the high hurdles in the conference meet, and LeRoy Olson, veteran distance runner, who usually finished in the money. These three graduateed last June and forced Coach Hartman to search for new talent to fill their shoes. A The 1938 team boasted several promising sophomores who garnered points this spring. Among the first year men were: Don Grote, high jump and broad jumpg joe Mazzeri, javeling Arthur Milow, pole-vault, LaVern Kritner, weightsg Chester Wells, relays and Ralph Schmeckpeper, 440 yard dash. The veterans and chief point getters in this year's campaign included: Ray Linde- kugal, high jump and pole vault, and john Elliott, weight man, who hit their stride early in the season and led the cinder artists in points at the end of the season. Coach Hartman had Earl Strohbehn for the distance runners while Bob Flesher, Sam Vene- ziano, Bill Kulper were entered in the sprints. Melvin Boldenow was used in the middle distances and Dale Wolf in the high jump. Veneziano was also entered in the pole-vault. The Omahans finished fifth at the conference meet held at Grand Forks, North Dakota, last year but with the larger and stronger squad this year, a better showing was made. - Besides the conference tourney, the Cards saw action at the Hastings relays, the Dakota relays and the Wayne invitational meet. TCDMAI-IAWK 38 FRESI-IMAN FOOTBALL 71Pr1R Prix Tl-Rl-ZR, O'Ni:rI,, Mrzlfnizn, BA1x,r:x', Away, Yrvxizky, SKRIPSKY, HARTMAN, Br:Np1zKox'1v, CHRIs'rsNs12x. Roi'1mr:xs.,xi'c:11, Coorc, Fax' T 1M,11c1 Rumi P1oifr:n,x, Hrmics, H.xufxR1'v, Powrzus, LAw1'oN, HRtDDENKAlVIl', javorssan, WHIEA'l' N Ninn S1 Ill sin XYAUUHN, HENRY, Hl'NTIQR, I'n'Ki:Ns, Nrzwron. ll'lCUI'lil'1S, Coixvu JOHNK, CUAVH PIQARM' FRESI-IMAN SPCRTS The freshman football and basketball teams chalked up fine records. A squad of thirty-live freshmen checked out football equipment last September for one of the largest turnouts in recent years. Coaches Leo Pearey and Harold johnk scheduled four games for the yearlingsg the frosh won from the Carter Lake C.C.C. camp, 21-O, Tarkioi jr. college, 19-O3 Dana college, 21-Og and lost the final game to the strong Morningside squad, 20-O. Those on the squad included Al Hartman, Louis Shields, Don Zipper, endsg Stanley Skripsky, Lawrance Rohde, Austin Vickery, Roy Alley, Louis Bendekovic, tackles, William Humes, Louis Profeda, Richard Lawton, Ralph Pickins, Glen Fay, guards, William Wheat, George Jacobsen, James Henry, centers, Don Pflasterer, Vernon OlNeil, Geo-rge Talmadge, Frank Vondra, Robert Hunter, Phillip Melcher, Glen Newton, Gordon Christiansen, Jack Powers, Robert Dunn, backs. A 40-35 victory over the Creighton University freshmen was the feature of the season for Coach Peareyls yearling basketball team. The Bluejays won a 38-35 de- TCDMAI-IAWK K '38 SPRING FOOTBALL SQUAD Nl4IXX"l'lQY, Clin: wx, LN, lb. Sv.x1'1.11lNo, W. SE',Xl'll7lX41, B1-:a,v,x1sc,, Pisrxlesox, iPl!Ol"lZIJA, NIILMAN, FLI-IJIIICR, Bif:Nm1Kovu', Yin Kiazkv, l'llllNlliS, Corian Pimaiiv I j.flf'Olf1KLN, l,l5t,iI1clN, llx'.xi,K.x, fll,lZl3I2, Roz.-ik, O'Nlc1l, Ytxnlzx, l1fi.fxs'i'lc1a1iR. EIKR1PsKx', GREEK, Coavn BAKER Coxvn Haicmlixx, DVNN, joxixsox, Kxorl., Rizowx, lVIc1IJ1-Lnxlolsr, Rounl-3, XVA'l'liRNI,-KN, Sc'iiMi3c'Kelc:f1c1:,'l', liomicxow, Coat!! JOHNK HI-1Nlcx', D,xwf'oN, lYT,XlIliR, Powizkw, Rt?l'I.ll-lli, TIIl!I12IZGll.l., KVIPER, l,lGISl1R, 'X'i:Nlez1ANo, Gizmrrs, cision in a return game at the Hilltop :ourt to even the count, but the loss took no prestige from the splendid record thc Cardinals set up in winning 12 games and losing 2. The losses were to Creighton freshmen and to Luther college. The freshman record: Omaha, 58-lllamore, 561 Omaha, 27-Brinn Jensen, 231 Omaha, 86-Firestone, 17, Omaha., 53-American Business College, 19: Omaha., 39-Morningside, 233 Omaha, 39-Dana. College, 163 Omaha, 30-Morningside, 183 Omaha, SO-Hebron, 211 Omaha. 46-Luther, 24, Omaha, 39-llana College, 331 Omaha, 33-Red Oak junior College, 263 Omaha, 40-Creighton Uni, freshmen, 35: Omaha, 35-Creighton Uni. freshmen, 38: Omaha, 30-Luther College, 34. The frosh scored S85 points to 383 for the opposition. Those on the squad were: jack Cheek, Glen Fay, Henry Oller, Erwin Rasp, Robert Meyers, William Wheat, Louis Profeda, Lawrence Rohde, Vernon O'Neil, Don Pflasterer, Robert Marks, Kenneth Hagarty, Alfred Hartman, Louis Shields, Frances Donohue, Joseph Bailey, john Maher, Gordon Christiansen and Howard XYaterman. Coach Pea,rey's starting five usually had Donohue' and Pllastcrer at forwards, Hartman at center, with Shields and Marks at the guards. Co,xf'ir Pl'I'l'liRSON TOMAI-IAWK K '38 WOMEN'S SPORTS MARY ANNE H. BRITTON RUTH Krxssm. WOMENS SPORTS Comes a time in the life of a miss when a bit of reminiscing is not amiss, the which there were plenty of this past year in girlsl sports. In fact the girls became so interested in athletics, it seems the only way the boys could get near them was to sign up for mixed volley ball. Dear Di: The first remnants I recollect are the Greeks after the Amazons tore them apart on the soccer field. Soccer is one game which no lady can play in a lady-like way. Before she knows it, she is kicking and whooping it up to beat the band. Well, Di, after me and Ruth Kassal, who was in charge of soccer, got the remnants together, a revival of gastronomic interest was in order, but not for long. I have never seen a Greek or Amazon army in action at a table, but I got a pretty good idea just from Watching between bites at the annual soccer feed. Came the snow flurries and blasts of winter wind, and the sylph-like figures did Hit indoors to volley balls. The impetuous Barbs excelled skillfully in physical con- tortions, and if you don't believe it, just try to return one of Ellen Smiths serves once. Ellen was in charge of volley ball, the which did thrive and flourish under her. En- suing inter-sorority tournament was conducted on the principle: 4'If any person slap you on one cheek, donft just stand there, do somethingf' Accordingly, each sorority when it was once defeated did call upon its spirit of revenge for a comeback. But the Barbs won, and they don't even belong to a sorority, which, come to think of it, if they did, would be kind of an enigma, wouldn't it? Mixed volley ball provided a. slight variety, which was that two sexes instead of TOMAI-IAWK ff '38 WOMENS SPORTS Nl.-XRTIIA STVART BARBARA Fuinmz one did participate, thirty-two of the feminine and a like number of the remaining sex. In the spring ping-pong and shuffle-board held us for a. spell. Ruth Grenville was the power behind this project, which was indeed a project. The player did pro- ject with all his might and main a number of projectiles of the circular celluloid type in ping-pong and of the wooden disc-like variety in shuffle-board. She who smacks last wins, and so evolved the champion ping-pcnger, Martha Stuart, victor over Eliza- beth Mayne. Doubles were twice as exciting, and the Arnold-Sorensen duo survived finally. Then came the biggest step in evolution: from ping-pong to basketball. A visit to the gym of an evening would reveal to the puzzled ob-server four teams of six girls each hurling basketballs vindictively at one another, oftentimes missing. In the full bloom of spring, the cycle is completed with tennis, golf, and archery, We are especially proud of our archery team, Di, on acco-unt of the rating they re- ceived last year in the Annual Intercollegiate Telegraphic Archery Tournament spon- sored by the National Archery Association. In a list of 101 teams, our team placed thirty-ninth, and in the Midwestern district of fourteen states, we placed fifth, which is not so bad at that. Mary Anne Harrington Britton and Irma Peake were the big shots in class B of the tournament. Personally, Di, if this summary of the year's sports proves anything it is this: that the modern girl has at last realized the necessity of developing self-protection since the double standard is fast collapsing into a state where fraternity, liberty, and equality prevail. Mick. TCDMAHAWK 38 D+, INTRAMU RAL SPCJRTS A variety of sports and competitive games was offered in intramural circles this year in order to give every student on the campus an opportunity to participate. Three fra.ternity teams and one Barb' team furnished the action in the basket- ball tournament held during the noon hours, displaying plenty of thrills and spills which drew large crowds daily. The Barbs defeated the Phi Sigs in the semi-iinals, then nosed out the Thetas, 28-19, to win the tournament and possession of the Alpha Phi Omega. intramural trophy for the year. Members of the championship team were Herbert Meiches, Lewis Curtis and Arthur Allard, forwards, Howard Price and Monroe Coleman, cen- ters, Louis Diamantis and Clinton Sergeant, guards. The wrestling and boxing tournaments also proved huge successes as new campus champions were crowned in all events. Winners on the mat were Arthur Vuylstek, 135 lb. class, Emil Blazek, 145 lb. class, Gene Irvine, 155 lb. class, Bill Humes, 165 lb. class, and Louis Profeda, 175 lb. class. The boxing finals were the talk of the campus long after the champions were crowned. Keen competition in all classes made the matches very difficult to decide. Boxing champions were Monroe Coleman, 126 lb. class, Sam. Veneziano, 135 lb. class, Don Grote, 147 lb. class, Bob Dunn, 160 lb. class, and George Threadgill and Julius Bachman, 175 lb. class. Thirty-two students participated in the mixed volley ball tourney conducted by Miss Marian McClaren and Miss Ruth Diamond, of the Womens. Athletic Depart- ment. Eight teams Were entered in the tournament. On the winning team were Ellen Smith, Dorothy Shepherd, Barbara Flebbe, Ruth Kassal, Don Korisko, Pete Earson, Harold Grau and Rex Nelson, TCDMAHAWK K '38 ---I-f Y --ff - - -'rf-- Y --YV . - - .Y . .-...,..-,f. .V ,, fzeelzs TOMAHAWK K '38 1 , X Q H ? 3 PAN-I-IELLENIC COUNCIL at HRowN, Crixlmius, Foiuz, KNAPP M.xxwu1,1,, Nielson, V1cfk1c1v.', Siiwicmiixn PAN-I-IELLENIC COUNCIL The Pan-Hellenic Council is the governing organization for the Greek societies. Each society is represented by a. delegate and an alternate on the Council, which su- pervises all dances, the rushing, pledging, and other Greek activities. The council opened the social season this year with a dance at Peony Park. As is customary, the event marked the inauguration of the series of pledge dances held during the fall term. The season was closed by a council dance, also held at Peony Park, in May. In order to become an active member in a Greek society, students must meet the scholastic standards established by the council. 'In addition to their interest in the maintenance of scholarship, the council exerts every effort to promote the most cor- dial relations between those organizations over which it has a supervisory interest. The councills concern, however, is not exclusively with the fraternities, for it also seeks to- foster a spirit of University cooperation. i Faculty sponsorship during this year has been successfully shared by Deans Mary Padou Young and L. M. Bradfield. TCDMAI-IAWK sf '38 L QKGQ I-g 6 at C O , Ww- v 5 cm W if 3 X 5 Mm, 'ff-'W Cx? ALPHA GAMMA CI-II Although this sorority is the ne-west Greek group on the campus its members have gained rapid recognition as being outstanding in activities. Two flowers, the red and the white carnations, are also the basis for the sorority's colors, red and white. Their pledge pin is a gold HA". All members of this organization are prominent. in scholastic achievements and extra-curricular activities. Goldie Silverman is the representative on the Pan-Hellenic Council and is a Featherg other members of the Feathers are Celia. Lipsman and Pauline Rosenbaum. Miss Lipsman, Hannah Baum, Florence Steinberg, and Eileen Zevitz are holders of scholarships. Miss Steinberg and her sister, Esther, are ofiicers of Kappa Mu Lambda and are active in music circles in Omaha. and Council Bluffs. The Alpha Gamma Chi pledge dance was the 'AHi F lyern held at Jacobs hall on November 6. Adeline Tatleman was in charge of all arrangements. The spring formal was given on April 14 at the Chermot ballroom. - - - "' Q- W- N- - - - - -A Q - - - TOMAI-IAWK K '38 HMM, KIRSHI-:Nrml'M, PEZZN1-IR, H1,i'MKlN, LIRNMAN, IQOSIQNIRAUIVI Sl'l5I'K'Illili, STEINRI-iluz, XNEINILR, Ri'lmc'K. S'1'14:1Nls1f:Rc:, ZEVITX OFFICERS 1. .r xi FLORENCE STEINBERG . President PAULINE ROSENBAUINI Vive-President FANNIE XYITKIN PEZZNER Secretary ESTHER STEINBERG . Treasurer CELIA LIPSMAN Historian MRS. PEARL WEBER Sponsor ACTIVES Hannah Baum Pauline Rosenbaum Florence Steinberg Frances Blumkin Libby Ruback Sylvia Weiner Rose Kirshenbaum Goldie Silverman Eileen Zevitz Celia Lipsman Adeline Speekter Fannie Witkin Pezzner Esther Steinberg """ Y M "i' ' 3F'f""7"'fff'EV" i"' 'NW' i'F"'i"fi"'9' 3 MSW' ' ,. ,.,E ,.,,.,,, ,,,i'.l"'if '.f" 5 2.1, I5w.Ll.-,..-....-.. ,.4Ts'QNFVWn- am vm ,few 5 ii g wx , , . 5 XM,-4 . sary... F X . 0 GAMMA SIGMA OMICRON This year's Homecoming Princess was the Gamma Sigma Omicron sorority'S president, Betty Minteer. Founded in September, 1925, this Greek society has for its colors lavender and greeng its ilower is the lavender sweet pea. Pledges of the sorority wear a small silver triangle. Miss Minteer is also president of Sigma Pi Phi and the only honorary member of Kappa Mu Lambda. Gamma's representative on the Pan-Hellenic Council is Vir- ginia Brown, and their Feathers are Gertrude johnson, Mary Newby, and Miss Minteer. Miss Johnson is also active in dramatic productions, and Miss Newby is a member of the Pre-Medic and Chemistry clubs. Dixie South, who hopes some day to be an architect, is the only girl enrolled in the department of pre-engineering. Doris Falldine is noted for her ability both as a pianist and as a. singer. jean Compton was among the first of the University of Omaha students to be employed o-n a Work-study job. The pledges gave their dance, the Hliig Banana Skin Dig", on October 23 at Jacobs hall. Emily Thomsen was in .charge of arrangements. The sororityls formal dance was held December 17 at the Paxton hotel. A Christmas motif was carried out. TOMAI-IAWK K '38 r . f A BORIJIQN. BROWN, COMPTON, ETNYRE, GILCRIST JOHNSON, B. MINTEER, J. MINTEER, NIQWBY, PALM M. Sr'OTT, SOUTH, TIIONTSEN, WH1TE,,WlI.CTCJX OFFICERS ACTIVES PLEDG ES BETTY BIINTEER VIRGINIA BROVVN CHRISTINE SCOTT JEAN COMPTON .... MRS. BIILDRED GEARHART, Miss FRANCE Virginia Brown jean Compton Georgia Etnyre Dc:-ris Falldine Arline Gilcrist Gertrude Johnson Rose Borden Betty Minteer Joyce Minteer Mary Newby Christine Scott Mary Scott Constance Sheets Marianna Pa.lmer s WOOD ER, C. ScO'1'T President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Sponsors Dixie South Emily Thomsen Eleanor White Edith Wilcox Virginia Wilson TCDMAI-IAWK 4 38 - KAPPA PSI DELTA The Kappa Psi Deltals are outstanding for the weird and distracting pledge duties they enforce on their new members the fourth week of the fall semester. The pledges sometimes look like apparitions from Poe's tales. Members of this sorority participate in a number of activities. Mary Elizabeth Voss and Cathryn Strohbehn alternating workers in the Work-Study plan. Elaine Pearson is active in the art department, and Josephine Balsamo is a scholarship stu- dent. Pan-Hellenic Council representative is Arita Flynn. Members of Feathers are Helen Mickna., Arita Flynn and Elsie Stahmer. Helen Mickna also writes "Mick's Diaryw, a girl's sports review, for the Gateway. Mignon Altman received a scholar- ship to Philadelphia Academy of Vocal Arts. Sorority activities during the year have included several successful sandwich sales for the sororityls scholarship fund and a number of gay roller-skating parties. Dozens of balloons trailing from Jacobs Hall ceiling made the pledge dance of November 19 a real 'fBubble Blowout". The formal dance was April 29 at the Paxton Hotel. The colors old rose and silver and the red rose were the first symbols selected by the sorority when it was founded November 8, 1915. A gold "KW is the pledge pin. TDMA!-IAWK ff '38 ANTIIIQS, lilfmmss, FI1'zr:1lsIIoNs, HUI1SoN, KASS.Al., KNIPPRATH l,IxwRIaNm'E, LINDIQR, lVll1'KNA, l'AImIIIISKY, P12ARSoN S.-Xl"I"l'l'1R, STRUIIBICIIN, Voss, VVII.1.IAMS OFFICERS BIARJORIE XVILLIAMS . President BROVVNIE BIARVIN . Vice-President ALICE PARDUBSKY . . Recording Secretary BIARY ELIzABE'rH Voss . Corresponding Secretary IRMA PEAKE . . . . Treasurer RUTH KASSAL . Assistant Treasurer ELSIE STAHMER . . . Historian MRS. LESLIE F. JOHNSON . Sponsor Lois WILLIAMS . . . Mascot ACTIVES Laura Ellen Abendshein Roseanne Hudson Irma Peake Theda Anthes Ruth Kassal Elaine Pearson Mignon Altman Ardith Hudson King Marjorie Pedersen Mary Elizabeth Badham Mabel Knipprath Marjorie Sautter Thela Barnes Lola Lawrence Elsie Stahmer Rosemarie Mashek Buck Ruth Linder Cathryn Strohbehn Betty Burgess Norma Lohrmann jane Vincent Arita Flynn Brownie Marvin Mary Elizabeth Voss Aggie Lou Hermes Alice Pardubsky Marjorie Williams PLEDGES Josephine Balsamo Mary Hurd Marie Kaster Emily Blazek Dorothy Jindra Elizabeth Mayne Marie Fitzgibbons I .4 a.e a,, I I .ii.s E.I,R,,!oom,gsm.L pf .oa, S, 5 fx I X 3 f fmt? fuk I X, , I . ,A gf if Ii E? ia ,ass Nj lj M ? ,tear Qulf Vg QQ 5 X., V Q' 'fn-O X af ,vw Arla Q A Eiga PHI DELTA PSI Phi Delta Psi was organized in 1923 and since then has been an active part of the growing university. The founders chose an unusual combination of peacock blue and steel gray as the sororityls colors, and they selected the lily of the valley as the group's flower. The pin worn by the pledges is a small gold question mark. Members of Phi Delta Psi cooperate in many school activities and events. Clara Williamson, art student, is a me-mber of the W .A.A. board and is a Feather. Other members of the Feathers are Marian Findley and Yva Heath, who was also a candi- date for HOW club Sweetheart. Louise Fore is club representative on and secretary of the Pan-Hellenic Council. Ruth Hall keeps the counter dusted in the book store, while Maxine Campbell breaks off finger-nails in the Bursarls office. Pledges gave their "Barn Dancell in Jacobs hall on November 20. The so-rority formal dance was held December 23 at the Paxton hotel. The annual Founder's Day banquet was held April 22 at the Rome ho-tel. At that time all members, actives, pledges, and alumni, of whom Thera Herzog is president, were present. TCDMAI-IAWK ff '38 CAMPBELL, FINDLEY, HAl,l., CARLSON, FORE, HEATH HILES, JENSEN, TIIOmsEN, JENNINGS, SWANSON, WILLIAJNTSON OFFICERS RUTH HALL . . CLARA XVILLIAMSON . YVA HEATH . LOUISE F ORE . ELLEN CORZINE . Miss RUTH DIAMOND ACTIVES Evelyn Betterton Maxine Campbell Ellen Corzine Marian Findley PLEDGES Marjorie Carlson Evelyn Delafield Louise Fore Ellen Forehead Ruth Hall Yva Heath Dorothy Hiles Marie Jensen . President Vice-President . Secretary . Treasurer Sergeant-at-arms . Sponsor Katherine Howe Alpha Hunter Dorothy Jennings Clara Williamson Elizabeth Ann Swanson Lystra Thomsen TOMAHAWK i " -4 will i we l L+, ani? vw XZTTZO 'Greg Pl OMEGA PI The f'Ha.rlem Strutll, given November 26 in Jacobs Hall by the Pi Omega Pi pledges, set a new high in fun at pledge dances. The Pi O girls know all the angles on pep and originality in dances a.nd parties. Organized January 3, 1923, the groupls colors are cerise and silver, and their flower is the sweet pea. Pledges wear' a gold horseshoe pin. Activities are a part of the Pi O's program. Hollice Bauman and Lucille Hurl- but are scholarship students. Feathers are Jane Cook, Kathryn Davis, and Phyllis Hopkins. Eola Lieben is Sigma Tau Delta. president, a. contributing editor on the Gateway staff, and a poetess of ability. She received the sorority scholarship pearl for 1937. Jane Cook, Womenls Faculty building hostess, introduced the cold weather cus- tom of serving hot coffee to shivering students and faculty members at 5 cents a cup. jane is also active in Camp Fire work. Janis Johnston, a camera enthusiast, turned out one of the finest exhibitions of photography in the Candid Camera club contest. She was a candidate for the Junior Prom Queen. Pan-Hellenic Council representative and vice president is Mary Alice Nelson. The sorority's formal dance was held December 27, at the Hotel Fontenelle. TCDMAHAWK K '38 ANDERSON, ARCHER. BEHRMANN, BROWN, CARR, D, CHRISTENSEN, E. CHRISTENSEN, CLARKE COOK, DAVIS, GIBSON, GVSTAFSON, HUGHES, Ht'R1.Bi'T, E. JOHNSON, Y. JOHNSON, JOHNSTON KiRRPATRIc'K, Lnowrcs, LARSEN, LIEBEN, LINN, MAXWELL, MCNVLTY, NE1.SoN, NlJl,AND OHRT, PATTERSON, PQTORFF, RANDALI., SALTARES, SFHRECK, TINm:l.l., TINKHAIV1 OFFICERS ACTIVES PLEDGES HELEN SALTARES . President JANE COOK . . Vice-President IRENE TINKHAM . Recording Secretary PHYLLIS HOPKINS . . Corresponding Secretarv Lois BURNETT .... . . Treasurer MRS. S. L. XYITMAN, MRS. J. E. WOODS Sponsors Lillian Andersen Ruth Archer Hollice Bauman Ruth Behrmann Maurine Brown Lois Burnett Betty Fuller Mary Ellen Gibson Dorothy Gustafson Phyllis Hopkins Betty Hughes Lucille Hurlbut Deloris Christensen Dorothy Johnson Elsa Christensen Jane Cook Kathryn Davis Violet DeVaney Margaret Buell Sarah Carr Elizabeth Clarke Eloise johnson Yernelle johnson Janis Johnston Nadine Kirkpatrick Marlys Goethe Kathryn Holly Phyllis Kirkpatriek Dorothy Ladwig Eola. Liebcn Marjorie Linn Virginia Lee Long Betty Malm Betty Maxwell Virginia, McNulty Mary Miles Mary Alice Nelson Margenne Noland Betty Marie Ohrt Alice Jane Larsen Evzilyn Nixon Kennethzi Osborn Gretchen Patterson Mary Pottorff Margaret Randall Amy Rohacek Helen Saltares Geraldine Shelldorf Elaine Tindell Irene Tinkham Yvonne Wilhelm Elizabeth Sehreck TOMAI-IAWK 38 r l,AA-- ty 1 Him 2 0 fir X, A5921 my SIGMA CHI OMICRON To Sigma Chi Omicron is due the honor of being the o-ldest sorority on the campus. Originating at the university in 1914, the colors- blue and gold and the red rose were chosen as representative of the ideals of the group. A blue triangle with a gold line through the center is the pin worn by pledges. Rummage sales held several times a year, the annual 'tBlack and W hitell pledge dance and the usual spring formal dance besides the social functions within the soror- ity keep the Sig Chis near the head of the parade in activities. Sig Chi Feathers are Betty Arnold, Harriet Salmon, and Alice jane Vickery. Miss Vickery is also Pan-Hellenic Council representative and treasurer. Mary Edith Majors, club treasurer, is an officer of the Student Council. Some of the Sigma Chi Omicron members of W.A.A. are Betty Arnold, Mary Anne Beck, Marjorie Disbrow, Virginia Grant, and Frances Brainard. Miss Disbrow, a scholarship student, is editor of the Tomahawk and has been outstanding in news- paper work. She is also actively atliliated with the Girl Scout organization in Omaha, and she was sent as Nebraskafs delegate to an international Girl Scout camp in New York city last summer. TOMAHAWK ff '38 ACIKERMAN, ARNOLD, ASIIWOOD, BAI'M, BECK, C. BRAINNARD, F. BRAINNARD, BUTLER CASEY, CCIRKIN, CRAMER, CRAPENHOET, DISBROXV, ELFRINK, ELLISON, GRANT, HAARIXTON HARKNPISS, IIOLSTROM, KENNEDY, KIESLING, KUIIN, LIGGETT, MAJORS, MARTIN, MCTCULLEY RICHARIJS, SALMON, SHUBERT, STARRETT, STURTEVANT, SWENSON, VICKERY, WEIKIEL OFFICERS HARRIEI' SALMON . President ALICE JANE VICKERY Vice-President MARY HARKNESS . Secretary MARY EDITH MA J0Rs . . . Treasurer JEAN ELLISON, VIRGINIA GRANT . . . Sergcants-at-arms Miss GERTRUDE KINCAIDE, MRS. E. H. SINNETT . Sponsors ACTIVES Arlene Ackerman Betty Arnold Evema Ashwoofl Norma Baum Mary Anne Beck Christy Lou Brainarcl Frances Brainard Beth Campbell Helen Casey Inez Corkin Lorraine Cramer Jeannette Crapenhoft PLE DGES Arline Butler Marjorie Dishrow Virginia Elfrink lean Ellison Virginia Grant Mary Harkness Doris Holmstrom Vivian Hvistcndahl Florence Kennedy Gayle Kiesling Katherine Kuhn Florence Liggett Mary Edith Majors Marjory Haarmann Jean Martin Frances Jean McCulley Jean Richards Harriet Salmon Eleanor Shubert Maurine Starrett Mary Virginia Sturtevant Betty Swenson Alice Jane Vickery Dorothy Weigel Dorothy Wipprecht TDMA!-IAWK ff 38 QA M oooo 0 'E AIV Cl ALPHA SIGMA LAMBDA The Alpha Sigma Lambda fraternity was founded in 1919. Typical of the or- ganizations school spirit is its choice of red and black color combination, the same as the university's colors. Coincidentally the American Beauty rose, the flower of the District of Columbia, is the Alpha Sigfs posie. An Aladdinfs lamp of gold forms the pledge pin. Serving as class officers are joe Dawson, president of the sophomore class, and Phil Krogh, vice-president of the freshman class. Robert White is a member of the Student Council. The fraternity has taken an interest in athletics and entered teams in all the intramural sports. Don Peterson and Keith Maxwell are representatives on the Pan-Hellenic Council. The group has the highest scholastic average among the fraternities. Robert Johnson won the fraternity cup for the highest scholastic rating among freshman Alpha Sigs. This group was instrumental in organizing the Scouting fraternity and attempted to get a five-cent street car fare. The annual pledge dance was held at the Rome Hotel, November 24. The formal dance was April 1 at Peony Park. A steak fry and hayrack party have been part of this seasons activities. TDMA!-IAWK ff '38 l l T l Plzolf. MEEK, BURTUNN, CARR, DAwsoN, HADFIPII.D, HEACOCK, JOHNSON R. JOHNSON, KNo1.1., LANDERS, D. MAXWELL, K. NIAXXVIELI., Mc'EvENx', MVKIQNNA Ml'ENr'HAw, PEEIFFER, POXVERS, RENNE, RIC'Kl41liSl5N, WHITE OFFICERS KEITH BIAXXVELL President JOE .DAVVSON . Vice-President ROBERT WHITE Secretary ROBERT HADFIELD . .... T7'6dS1fll'Cf DR. C. W. HELBISTADTER, XVILBUR T. BIEEK . Sponsors ACTIVES Howard Baker Robert Johnson Drew Maxwell Jack Powers Joe Dawson Allan Knoll Keith Maxwell Lysle Renne Roland Deaton Phil KYOf,fh Robert Norton john Rickerson Paul Griffith Fred Kroll Carl Nygren Robert White Robert Hadfield Peter Larson Donald Peterson jerry jelen Sidney Landers George Pfeiffer PLEDGES William Burton Robert Heacock jack MeEveny Walter Pearson Robert Butler Claude johnson lflverly McGrath Donald Spaulding Kenneth Carr Russell johnson Harold McKenna Warren Spaulding Richard Cook LaYern Kritner Albert Muenchow ,. , e,,e U, .X ,.W,-,,.,,, , .. .,., , .,.,, .,.,,. ..... 'A ,Emi WEMQM i H ,,.,,Ed,, ,.W-.,,w... ,,.-E,,.,., ..., , .... -,,a!.-'?3.1"35ZW" EL l Q Mx? lol ,ffi1iNl"lf f QE Qi 1-A 22 qxx K V, ,Er of gf f if C QE PHI SIGMA PI-Il A triangular shaped pin, half purple and half gold, identities the Phi Sigma. Phi pledges, and when two or' more of the brothers get together, Hthat Old Silver Goblet", sung lustily notifies all strangers that the Phi Sigs are present. This fraternity be- came the first chartered Greek organization on the University camp-us in 1910. The members are prominent in all campus activities. Edgar Howe is president of the Student Council, Edward Dulacki is senior representative, Leonard Kurtz is junior representative, and Robert Landstrom is sophomore representative. Presidents of the junior and freshman classes are George Threadgill and Edmund Barker, and Gerald Claudius is Pan-Hellenic Council representative. The fraternity won the banner for having the best act on the Ma-ie Day program. Members of the Home- coming Committee Were Edgar Howe and Edward Dulacki. The Phi Sig News, an annual fraternity publication is issued by Edmund Barker, George Threadgill, Bill Foshier and Bob Straka. Outstanding social events of the chapter were the pledge dance, the f'Big Pump- kin" held at the Birchwood Club on October 31, and the seventh annual "Sweet Heart Swing", formal dance at the Chermot ballroom on February 18. TCDMAI-IAWK or '38 li, BARKER, J, B1XRKlQli, R. Ci.AUD1Us, G. Ci.AUD1Us, CI.1zBE, DU1,AcfK1, GIVINS lrlowia, jouxsoiw, IRVINE, KURTZ, I4.XNllSTRUlNl, LINN, Noyes, PE1'iiRsoN'l', SoRENsoN, STRAKA, TIIREADGILL, YENICZIANO, xvL'YLS'1'lLK,xVARIJ OFFICERS LEONARD KUR1'z HAROLD SORENSEN VVALLACE LINN JOSEPH BARRIER . DR. EDGAR A. HOLT, DR, FRANK T. B. BIARTIN ACTIVES Edmund Barker Joseph Barker Robert Claudius Gerald Claudius Robert Clizbe Edward Dulacki William Foshier Thomas Givens PLEDG ES Robert Brayton Robert Meyers Malcolm Noyes Y. Roxen XYEST Erlgar Howe Arthur johnson Gene Irvine Leonard Kurtz Robert Landstrom Gail Lieber Wallace Linn Edgar Lynch Walter Peterson Robert Rapp President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Sponsors Honorary Sponsor Charles Mangan Clifford Norgard Harold Sorensen Robert Straka Sam Yeneziano Paul Ward George Threadgill Arthur Yuylstek TCDMAHAWK 38 wp 'RAI ag ' if f o X X 3? 4 7341? X 4 TI-I ETA Pl-II' DELTA In 1915 a group of the University men of mutual interests established the Theta Phi Delta fraternity. Purple, white and' gold were selected by the- founders for the clubls colors and were carried out in the diamond-shaped pledge pin. Wade Knapp serves as the Pan-Hellenic Council president, James Smith and Louis Bernabo are Gateway reporters, and Roger Hughes is p-resident of the senior class, assistant Greek editor of the Tomahawk, and senior representative on the Stu- dent Council. William Morris is sophomore Student Council representativeg Robert Lehmer was Camera Club president and ace cheer leader. He and john Munt set a pace during games that even the closest mouthed spectator could not ignore. Roy Alley and Austin Vickery swing a mean tongue in debate, while Fran Nelson scorches the pages of the school paper with caustic comments. Among' the Greeks, the Theta basketball team won the class B intramural basketball tournament. Memorable social events were the "Bonfire Swingll pledge dance held November 12 at Peony Park following the Homecoming bonfire and the spring formal o-n March 11 at the Chermot ballroom. Other social affairs included a series of informal hre- sides at Wilsons cabin and weenie roasts. TGMAHAWK K '38 CII,xIxIIsI:RI.AIN, CIIIxxIIsI:Rs, CUYERT, IJI,Ims, FRoIIrxRm', GIWIBLIL H.ARRIS, Hrcamgs. W. KNIXPP. R. KNAPR, LEIIRIIQR, MIIIIIQI' lYlK'NluII., MIIRRIS. MINT. NILLSIJN, S.xI1I.I-LR, SAIIIII ' OFFICERS ACTIVES PLEDGES XVADE IQNAPP . ROBERT LEHMICR james SMITH . WILLIAM MORRIS . DR. L. H. HARRIS, DR. Roy Alley Louis Bernabo Meade Chamberlin Francis Chambers Wirt Covert David Frohardt Yale Gamble john Good Donald Harris Phu mas Davis Richard Dodds S. I.. XYITIXIAN Francis Hesler Roger Hughes Francis johnson Benjamin Jenkins Wade Knapp Robert Knapp Robert Lehmer Richard Long: Charles Malec Kenneth Lutcs President Vial'-President Secretary Treasurer Sponsors Ed McNeil William Morris jc-hn Munt Francis Nelson Stuart Sadler james Smith Austin Vickery Richard Mclntyre EH s1 ' I fufli--LL, ,.ii2:aQjj:1jl,T:f' iw' 'jjjjijgf QR: i !E , ,,,.,. V ,, ,YL , fg+..'a.'v'f-h",a'."Z"-,"5. ,,,., V , 1: . -4-5 I iff---,xx 4 A S, I ,'I. Xlflx f"'If's I .,.' .I - , 3 i f :, I-. I W i lx. ff Sup pin' lively At thi- Sig Chi H219 been Surprisccl studying: llul. li Sfliu c-tty, l.z1nny. Flu l'l9rlg:L's luis W Xvllill'S up-them? Smile Ruthie Smile Tlicii' Grgek footballers A "Lil" bored 55310111 Absorbecl N an9i9 Gamma TQMAHAWK K '38 MQ. 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