The Sunflower, v.65, no.56 (May 19, 1961)
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The Sunflower: Official student newspaper, v.65, no.56, Wichita, Kansas, May 19, 1961. - 8 pages
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Article(s): Court orders new cheerleading election: Protest upheld during 3-hour trial Tuesday -- Collier to head paper next year -- Cheerleading election held again today -- Linda Plott named to top SGA position -- WU senior injured in plane crash -- Snakes make dorm life hectic -- 8 WU students granted admission to Music Center -- Editorial views: Letter to the new editor -- As an outsider / Ron Smith -- Jan Funke named Queen -- Golfers finish sixth in MVC -- Plenty of action provided during final grid scrimmage -- WU sportsmen enjoy successful seasons / Bob Young -- From state aid hassles to May Day...it's been an eventful year at WU -- Tightening of scholarship rules approved by Faculty committee
Photograph(s): New Sunflower editors: Jim R. Collier, left, was named editor-in-chief and Fran Smith managing editor of the Sunflower for next semester at the 11th annual Journalism Field Day held Tuesday. / photo by Tom Doan. p. 1 -- Sunflower reporter Nick Piantanida, Liberal Arts sophomore, takes time off from writing for a snake break. 'Roscoe,' the snake, is a pet boa constrictor, one from a collection of 10 different kinds of snakes. Also in the collection are 225 squirrels and assorted mice. / photo by Tom Doan. p. 1 -- Jan Funke. p. 3 -- The University's ill-fated state aid bill prompted a visit to the campus by over 100 legislators and their wives on Feb. 27. The trip, designed to familiarize the members of the governing body with the school, was held shortly before the state aid bill was killed in the House of Representatives State Affairs Committee. p. 6 -- The annual May Day festivities, Hippodrome, took over on campus April 28 bringing a welcome break in classes for all University citizens. Satires on subjects ranging from state aid to the current political situation keynoted the day in the Commons Auditorium. Pictured are the members of Phi Delta Theta, first place winners in the fraternity competition. p. 6