The Sunflower, v.58, no.29 (May 13, 1954)

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The Sunflower: Official student newspaper, v.58, no.29, Wichita, Kansas, May 13, 1954 - 12 pages
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Article(s): 5 vote difference gives council post to Hoffmans -- University adds 9 to faculty -- Board approves larger budget for next year -- Graduation to be held in Vets field -- To pick reps in 2nd vote -- Plan photo field day -- Student council creates job -- Film festival scheduled -- Pi Kap formal dance scenes from 'Bambi' -- Alpha Taus to hold dinner dance tomorrow night at Hotel Lassen -- Campus social organizations elect fall semester officers -- Colonial Room is dance site -- Wesley nurses will train here -- Choral union presents concert in Auditorium -- Kappa Kappa Psi to install chapter at Doane College -- Pre-finals party planned for dorm -- BWOC to be honored at banquet -- Plan newsplant tour -- Campbell, Bennet vows read Sunday -- 23 initiated in Delta Epsilon -- Connor will be starlight singer -- Library receives punch -- Think for yourself -- Sending US troops to Indochina is unpopular / Ed Andreopoules -- Lost and found: Continue service in summer -- Book stores to stay open -- French art to be exhibited -- Coeds fire for 6th place in intercollegiate rifle meet -- Faculty facts -- Ad class: Inspects billboards -- Debaters, players are active throughout year -- Board approves grad courses -- Faculty, staff receive honors -- Annual to be ready soon -- Summer jobs open on KMUW staff -- Trackmen run 3rd at Houston: Take 1st in broadjump -- World track records fall -- Seats open on team -- Aggies win doubleheader -- Golfers grab 3rd in Valley -- Webster B team stays on top -- Gridders sharpen attack for varsity-alum tilt / Daryle Klassen -- Websters win annual meet -- Representative of Air Cadet program to be on campus -- Students to tryout for cheerleaders
Photograph(s): Waiting line: Several students are shown going through the voting processes in the Student Council election held Friday. The election, the hottest in several years at the University, put seven students from the Shocker Coalition into positions on the Student Council. The closest contest was between Connie Hoffmans and Max Maguire for president. Hoffmans won by five votes. p. 1 -- Connie Hoffmans. p. 1 -- Women sharpshooters: The first women's rifle team is [sic] several years in [sic] pictured after firing a few practice shots on the rifle range. Front row (left to right) is Patricia Eyler, Shirley Kearns, and Marlene Knop. Back row, left to right, Mary Jane Smith, M/Sgt. John Fisher, Jr., coach, and Mary Nielander. / photo by Bob Meeker. p. 4 -- Jim Klisanin; Leroy Hinman. p. 11
Includes The Sunflower High School Edition: Article(s): Building program meets needs of growing school -- Wichita to graduate 1,670 -- University offers many scholarships for students -- 11 schools to graduate 297 seniors -- Why go to college? / Pres. Harry F. Corbin -- Frosh must apply for admission -- Preparing students for useful life is purpose of University's 6 colleges -- Bookstore operates in central location -- WU originally planned as 'Vassar of the West' / Wanda Disney -- Dormitories to begin 2nd year of operation -- Art, Music give full degrees -- Sept. 7 will be freshman day -- ROTC units train cadets -- Mitchell, Miller regimes bring high hopes at WU / M. A. (Mike) Anderson -- Success of Shocker teams due to ability of coaches / Daryle Klassen and Archie Russell -- All-school social affairs color campus annually / Virginia Christenson -- Social activities stem from 9 Greek organizations, ISA -- Logo began here in 1934 -- All colleges to offer summer credit here.
Photograph(s): High School Edition: Harry F. Corbin. p. 5 -- Proposed fine arts center: Construction is expected to be started this summer on the music wing of the Fine Arts Center, which appears above as sketched by architects. The Fine Arts Center will contain facilities for the art department and the School of Music as well as the City art museum. The estimated cost of the structure is $2,500,000. p. 5 -- A class in alibiology: The favorite class at the University is held daily in the Alibi Room of the Commons. The favorite laboratory equipment is the coffee cup, the favorite discussions are campus social functions. These coeds probably are exhanging [sic] bits of gossip or discussing men. p. 6 -- Air view of the University of Wichita. p. 6 -- Basket of the year: Paul Scheer is shown as he shot the winning basket with three seconds left to down Oklahoma A. & M. 67-66 in the game played Feb. 24. The win was the first in history for a Shocker team over the Aggies in Gallagher Hall at Stillwater. The win cinched second place in the Missouri Valley Conference for the Shockers with eight wins against two defeats. p. 7 -- All-American candidate: Lanky Cleo Littleton, former East star, has for three consecutive years been named to the All-Missouri Valley basketball team. This year he was given honorable mention on several All-American ratings. p. 7 -- Hippodrome 1954: The general theme: "Get Happy," was carried out by Sorosis Society and Alpha Gamma Gamma Fraternity to win first place in their divisions. Sorosis got happy by having a Mardi gras. The Gammas started out with a blue world and became happy by visiting France and England then returning to the United States to become "hep cats." p. 8
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