The Sunflower, v.46, no.01 (September 12, 1940)
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The Sunflower: Official student newspaper, v.46, no.1. Wichita, Kansas, September 12, 1940. - 4 pages
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Article(s): New names on faculty roster here -- Sunflower opens another new year -- NYA allotment nearly same as that in 1939-40 -- 180 girls take physical exam -- Scout group calls fall meeting here -- Marguerite Cleary gets pilot license -- Fall class work again is resumed -- Branson is named varsity chairman -- Record machine for students -- Pep clubs merge plans for year on mutual basis -- Student bureau has jobs listed -- M'Allister receives Lt. Colonel rating -- Palmer back to campus -- R.O.T.C. unit on campus reorganized -- Morrison Hall is widely improved -- Writers' project volumes are added -- I.S.A. group plans season's first dance -- Webster moves into new house as fall opens -- Freshman class names officers -- Radio to broadcast from campus here -- New grade system is to prevail -- Mobilization hard on W.U. band unit -- Facing the issue -- Collegiate world -- Oliver's travels -- University bulletin -- Shocker shots / Boles -- Wichita library stocks up with new volumes -- To active Army duty -- Alumni planning for banner year -- Three become officers -- Moore to Coffeyville -- Clark to Nebraska post -- Whiting to California -- Schmidt in Air Corps -- Americanism and education -- Sororities plan dinners, teas as formal rush week opens -- Calendar -- Summer vows read for many W.U. graduates -- Frats announce rush activities honor new students at functions -- Freshman girls honored by Y.W. -- Droves of frosh descend on campus: observation reveals their classification / Jo Rice -- Roundabout the campus / Sue and Josie -- Whitehead is editor of independent paper -- "Y" groups plan mixer to honor new campusites -- First scrimage for 1940 Shockers slated for Friday -- Benefit game to Shadoan Sept. 20 -- Improvements announced by intramural director -- Gamma softball team ranks high -- Frosh team consists of many stars -- Rarick has need for officials -- Women voters to hold social soon
Photograph(s): Pauline Drawver: The new addition to the English department, who is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. p. 1 -- Helen Lohr: Active Girl Scout leader comes to university in the home economics department, replacing Mary Eleanor Holmes, who resigned. p. 1 -- L.M. Blake: Having a wide experience in teaching, comes an addition to the speech department. p. 1 -- Katherine Gibson: A former art instructor at Montana State College comes to the campus to replace Violet M. Eckhoff. p. 1 -- Bob Branson: Recently appointed to the position of varsity chairman by student council president Harold Brown to replace graduated Charles Dunn. p. 1 -- Edison Greer: Graduate of Kansas State College, who replaces James K. Hitt as an instructor in the mathematics department. p. 1 -- Blanche McGlade: New full-time secretary of the Alumni Association. p. 1 -- New President: Here is Gifford Booth, Jr., new president of the Alumni Association all set for the biggest year in alumni history. p. 1 -- Elliott. p. 2 -- Sorority rush chairmen: Getting to-gether to exchange ideas about their respective rush functions are the five charming chairmen of sorority rush activities. Pictured in the group are Marie Wood, Epsilon Kappa Rho; Neva Sue Rinehart, Alpha Tau Sigma; Josephine Rice, Delta Omega; Roberta Wertz, Sorosis; Oweida Snyder, Pi Kappa Psi. p. 3 -- Shadoan honored: Robert "Red" Shadoan will be the guest of honor, Friday, Sept. 20, as the University of Wichita varsity battles the frosh in a benefit game. p. 4