Sarah Lawrence College - Yearbook (Bronxville, NY)

 - Class of 1950

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Proportional reprexeniafioiz Mysterious husses came and went again, with the same heavy-skirted crew. Bach seems to have instigated this migration, judging from the shouts of "Mi'XGNll7lCiX'li" that preceded it. Our arch-rival, Bennington, appeared in the per- sons of two very couth and intelligent girls who spoke of l3cnnington's 'igcographical drawhacksu ffand it takes us half a months allowance just to get to Stowelj-hut their "wild surroundingsv didn't seem to have affected their crudition a whit. Wleie practically twinsl . . . "'l'hree Sisters -joxer Daly, disguised as a Russian, with another deathlcss expression: Uchikehik, chik- chiklu Busses, hlaek skirts, shouts of "For Cod, for country, and for etcfl MacCracken did its stint toward money-raising for the Universal Cause: jewelry sale. We dis- covered our discarded lzijoiix looking suddenly magnificent on our friends. Wlell, we can always borrow . . . Remnants of the olden golden days: two spruce equestriennes, chests ahlaze with green ribands, leaving Vllestlands at sunrise to ride in the St. Patrickis day parade . . . Spring vacation at lastl XVC left while the metaphorical lion was still roaring and returned to lind halmy breezes blowing. Some of us looked more anaemic than ever, and made frantic visits to MacCraeken's roof: hut while the ex-Bermudans retained their hronze magnificence. we only got cold, or red. But, tanned limhs or no, the men- tal rigours continued: just see the drawn laces of those seven who must put all their 'lihoughts and lmaginings about the "Divine Comedy" into the cruel confines of a test-Ca form of self- examination that has heeomc distressingly preva- lent this year. ls progressiveness regrcssing lzere?f . . . St. joan was hecoming more and more impassioned. striding up and down Nancy Hamhurger's France: you could hear her shout- ing, "l am AITRAIID to diem. almost every afternoon at four . . . llronxville was heeoming curiouser and curiouser ahout the recurrent ap- pearance of the Diaper Service truck at Perkins: the Bendixes were rather startled, too, having tiny dresses to contend with in lieu of the usual hluc jeans. The answer: Mimi is getting her degree. Chlrs. hlclntosh was right: she answered her own question with "Yesl" . . . Three girls from Smith came for a day or two, "To follow knowledge like ri sinking sim'

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say, 'ia time when the Students realize, en masse, that they have all the symptoms of mononucleoe sis and all the responsibilities of Atlasg a time when nothing remains but to forget these horri' hle facts in sleep . . ." And who can sleep with those worries preying on the mind . . . The llits and Misses pulled a show together in record time, Cencouraged and aided by an actor with a genius for punetualityj 'Sworth-the new name For that self-conscious dormitory-had its usual rivmzt gnrde and distorted view of the production: everything that went on haclcstage was old news to them by the time "Take 0. Nunilucru was ready for the puhlicg hut it loolied quite different from the audience. L. Primo Canasta was the man whom crime payed, Clinal- lyllg Annie Wlilliams was crazy with canariesg and there was a Groucho Marxfish psychiatrist, whose patients attestedg llfeire sold on Freud llfith DT. ole Tlwid Psychiatry can be fun. QBetween that and the ,Cocktail Partyn, psy- chiatry seems to he taking over the theatre.D . . . Parents' Day: they showed off to advantage, Cand to our disadvantagel, in class. And they didn't even think the noon meal was strenuousl lt's not the younger generation that wears rose- eolored glasses. Repercussion of their visit: one father was so upset by the memory of Mr. Gregory's holding conferences in a poorly con- verted coatecloset that he started a new fund . . . someday, no claustrophobia. i'Take 90141 hands 0 my lilvirlo, young man!" 62

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Heies pic 111 your eye. and amazed us with their admiration of that bane of meal-time happiness, the microphoneg they tactfully avoided mentioning the new proud-Hesh color of the Faculty Dining Room walls. CVVe hadnit recovered yet from the shockg we couldn't have answered coherently to criticism or praisej . . . The Scholarship Fair and the Iunior-Senior Prom were coming, with their promises of renewed bankruptcy. Those who were brave enough to remain at college the night of the Prom, with hooks and no date, felt envious of the nonfpromfgoers who had fled, and contemplated the wisdom-Cand the possihilityl -of contemplation in such a hectic atmosphere. . . . The Scholarship Fair, heralded hy inexhaust- ihlc Aldi gags and gimmicks: "Mother Goose was on the Loose", but we lost sight of her in the melee, until the pie-eating contest hrought the Simple One hack to mind. No gamhlingl VVell, not really, B.P.D.g this is what is known as scientific luck. CEven the Police make al- lowances for the Universal Cause.D . . . The end "Oh, go alzeacl-jump! lt's not far!

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